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Daily Edition No. 107?.
Nelson,   British  Columbia, Tuesday,  June 25,  1901
Eleventh  Yer.r
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P A QHTrP'||'>r#1'l',c: *�� Lib. ��r.  _3I 9fl]ot en ,_gh business   here to sup-
Jj__.~J 1 XlXVIl I port  more than   one  milliner,  today
nAUlTT-TirriTrnTAA'l I besides two BtoreB Biven "P exclusive-
VjUlVlJrJj 111 lUIN    'y t�� millinery, three of the  drygoods
Nelson Is Becoming the Shopping Centre of the
Great Changes In the Current
of Retail Trade In Three
In regard to shopping in town or
sending east for anything that car
he purchased nt tbe department
stores of Toronto or Montreal, si
many misconceptions are current in
Nelson, as well as other western
cities, that a few facts concerning
conditions past and present in this
particular line of trade are given.
A great many people are under thc
impression that the one and only
cause of money being sent out ol
town to procure articles that are for
sale here is that of economy. This
nowever, is only one of the causes
and not the jhief one, which at
tho piesent time is custom, Wlien a
workingman hears, for instance, that
a certain article, be it clothing, groceries, cr what not, that he needs, can
be purchased thirty or forty per cent,
cheaper in Toronto, including freight
or expr.ssage, than he can get it ir
Nelson, he is hardly to be blamed for
sending away for it. If he thinks at
all of the action of sending money out
of town as being an injury to the
merchants and the town, he probablv
says that charity begins at home, and
that the mercbunts arc not likely to
put themselves out to help bim along.
When, however, the goods sent for
auive nnd the freight charges somehow amount up away higher than figured on, some of the articles not up
to the standard he expected (or would
have demanded in town) and probably
a mistake in .omething that will cost
a little to rectify, It Is a different
One business man in town about
three months ago received some samples from nn eastern tailoring firm
with prices that seemed marvellously
cheap. He studied the samples well
and the prices and then visited a loeal
firm and enquired how much a suit
would cost if made of either of two
kinds of cloth that he saw in the
st?re. In one case the price was dou
ble aud in the other there was five
dollars difference in favor ot the east-
cm firm's samples. He immediately
sent for the cheaper suit advertised,
nt fifteen dollars, and received it, the
express charge being two dollars. He
then weut to the tailor to show it,
but when compared with the Suiting
be hnd previously examined, admitted
that they were not exactly slinilur,
the eastern goods being of a considerably cheaper texture,although the dill!
erence was not noticeable until the
two pieces of cloth were laid side by
Bide. On comparing the secol d sample, in which there was the five dollar
difference it was found that the goods
were of equal quality. After a rather warm discussion the buyer sont
east for the second suit, to cost $25.
It arrived���expressnge 88���When it
was found that alterations were
needed that cost 92 more; the cheaper
suit needed slight changes also. He
bad saved, perhaps, 92 on the suits.
If spent in town the making of the
clothes would have given a journeyman tailor a week's employment,
two-thiids of whose wages would
have been spent in Kelson. Though
a lnrge per centngc of men wIiobc interests are principally In town send
away for their clothing this dollar or
so saving on a suit can hardly be regarded as clear profit.
From all enquiries made it was evi-
cnt that the tailors suffered most from
the custom of sending money out of
town, as In other lines some most
gratifying 'nets were elicited. In the
tailoring it is difficult, with the best
of manngement, for a western employer to pay living wages and stand competition'with eastern sweat shops,
In drygoods, house furnishings,
etc., the balance of trade iB.turning
slowly but surely in the right direction. As nearly as could bo calculated about the sume amount of money
goes east for these lines of goods as
was sent three years ago, but fully
threo times as much is spent in town
as was done at the earlier period
mentioned.   Three  years  ago   there j
stores   have millinery departments.
Nelson merchants are not as much
.lit by the effects of the "sending
.way'' habit as those In any of the
���urrounding towns, for probably as
much trade comes from other towns
to Nelson as some of the citizens here
end to the east. The following
ines of business here have been the
nost successful in competition with
eastern dealers; stationery and books,
jewellery, drugs, furniture and house
urnishings, millinery, dressmaking
ind dry goods. In these lines, it
.peaks for the enterprise and business
ibility of the various firms that they
iave been able to not only hold their
iwn but to regain much of the trade
hat bad been going east, and still
nore tbat in competition with the
iastern houses so much retail trade
tomes to Nelson from tbe KootenayB
feudally. In hardware, groceries
cobaccco and several other lines
.astern competition for various reasons is not much felt.
Nelson is bound to become the shopping centre of the interior, and each
/ear brings this out more strongly. In
Toronto and Montreal, strange as it
may seem, many of the dealers complain of the amount of trade that goes
to New York from thOBe cities. In
New York people, that if tbey were
in Toronto would send to New York,
forward their cash trade to London, although tbat has teen checked greatly
of late.
Immense Construction Plant
That Will Soon Be
at Work.
When Present Work Is Completed Capacity Will Be
8000 Horse Power.
The following are tbe mining
ords foi Saturday and yesterday:
Locations���Jewell Fractional, about
eight miles from Salmo, 2;.; miles
from Sheep cieek, located by Hugh B.
Campbell; Ottawa, at.Erie, east of
and adjoining the Delaware, relocation of Sampson, located by John
M. Brown; O. K., on Boulder creek,
joining Apache, on the north, located by R. R. Thrum; Chippewa,
on the Whaleback Mountain, adjoining the Viani, on the north east, and
Brandon on the south, located by
Annie McGregor; Mississauga, situated on the Whaleback Mountain, about
12 miles east of Nelson, and adjoining
the Honolulu, on the north east, located by Jesse Graham; Honolulu cn
Whale back mountain on west fork
of Five Mile creek, located by Robert
McGregor; Soo, on Whaleback
Mountain, abouc 12 miles east of Nelson, and adjoining the Norseman, on
the Northeast, located by Jno. McPhillips; Nickel Plate Fractional,
about ���!!.,' miles from Slocan Junction,
on tbe west fork of Rover creek, located by W. H. Lambert; Morning
Glory on west fork ofj Kover creek
about four miles from Slocan Junction, located by J. U.Clark; Victoria,
about four miles from Slocan Junction, on the west fork of Rover creek,
located by John Smith; Hand Car,
between Five and Six-Mile points, on
the west arm of Kootenuy Lake, on
the Balfour extension of C. P. li.,
joining Sailor, on the east, located by
W. A.   Couneil and   James   Hubbard.
Certificates of Work���Gold Crown to
Eric Darkness, J. R. Tarte, Treasure
Box, Flora Belle, Yvonne, Golden
Rod, 0. KY, Nina G., Fractional No.
1., to Sunday Mining Co.; Alpino,
Skookum, Kootonay Star, to Geo,
llallod ; Ko7.o~.thnl, to J. C. Butler;
Moon Light, to J. C. Read; Hanover,
to J. Hammann ; Prince to C A. de
Transfers���Sheriff's sale of Blend
mineral claim at the suit of the Bank
of Montreal against the goods and
ohattels of Herbert Cuthbrt, to recover the Bum of 8407.27; Vento, from
Michael   Zattoni   to   Frank    Zattoni.
The following are the latest records
for the R. M. R. A.:
200     500     000 Tot'l
R. J. Steel 30       23       21       74
H. J. Roble 20       24       18       71
J.Simpson 22       21       25       lis
.1. MoKonzie 25      21       10      05
A.Grant 20       25 45
U.    Moo ii       15 7       45
Owing to the very heavy rain,at the
500 and 000 ranges the scor.a were
much Binaller tliiu.|thcy would otherwise  havo been.
Mr. W. F. DuBoIs, of the Arllghton
mine, Is at the Phalr. He said that
work waB going on as usual at the
mine. The very backward season has
kept prospectors from getting to the
hills, but the snow Ib now gone from
all but the higher summits. Mr. Du-
Bois also stated that the people of
Slocan City were making great preparations for the celebrations today
and tomorrow.
L. A. Campbell, of the Bonnington
Falls Power plant, is in town and
stopping at the Phair. To a reporter
of The Miner he gave an interesting
account of whnt Is being done by the
company at present towards enlarging its already immense plant.
At present there are two generators
of 1,000 horse power each and one of
2,000 horsepower. When the altera-
tions-now under way are completed
there will be one setting of water
wheels with a capacity of 4,000, and
a space left for two more of equal
strength, to he completed when needed, which would give a total capacity
of 16,000 horse power.
There are_ now 100 men at work,
75 of whom are engaged on rock worn
and 25 at rigging derricks and getting the construction plant in position. On July 1st 75 additional men
will be added to the force, and work
will be prosecuted night and day till
all is finished, which is expected to
be in about eight months from now.
It is now abont two months since the
undertaking was corameunced, and a
good showing has been made. The
construction machinery now being put
In place consists of ono 10-drill Rand
compressor and three 4-ton derricks
operated with double drum hoisting
engines with swinging gear attachment, also four air drillB.
' A canal is being cut through solid
rock three hundred feet in length,
fifty feet wide and with an average
depth of cut of thirty-six feet. Thi_
canal will commence at a point on
the river bank almost parallel with
the beginning of the present lluiue,
discharging some forty feet further
down river than the other. It will
be between the railway track and the
present power plant.
This canal will furnish power tc a
setting of water wheels of 4,000
horse power, leaving space for two
similar settings of equal power. In
the new power liouse room will also
be left for ma'hinery of the capacity
allowed by the wheels, to be put in
as occasion may demand. All hydraulic work in^conn. ction with the
further addition will be done now,
as it is not expected that it will be
very long before the whole will be
completed. The immensity o* the
workings must be seen to be appreciated, and will make one of the finest
water power systems in existence.
The falls are only twelve miles from
Nelson and are one of the muny scenic
attractions to be reached from heie
easily. Eveu the great demands made
upon the strength of the fulls will not
effect to any noticeable degree the
volume Of the immense body of water
that rushes to its wild leap over the
rocky brink.
northern part ofthe province came j lVT'DT <5n"NT'Q TVTTbV
to the city and got into a game of! lNilljOUiN O _.NJ_lW
poker with a local sport, which lasted!
148 hours. The men took no solid
food during that time, and they were
so exhausted at   the end of the   game
The growth of Nelson is ono of the
most satisfactory features in tho development of Southern Hritish Columbia, wIiobc prosperity may be well
guaged by the growth of this charmingly situated town which ib the
chief centre of wholesale supply for
all tbo mining camps in East and
West Kootenay, says the B. C. Review
of London, England. The Nelson
Electric Traction Company, which is
one of the au'isidaries of the Hritish
Electric Traction, may be congratulated on the the satisfactory nature of
their enterprise. In nddltion to their
controlling all the local passenger
traffic they are the a-.wneis of the
Park, at Nelsou, in which they are
making extensive improvements, and
they also have carefully selected investments in both business and residential real estate, which since their
purchase have^substantially Increnscd
In value. There are other towns tn
B. C. which offer similar opportunities for investments of  this nature.
Ills Honor Judge Forin will hold
chambers In thc courthouse on Thursday, 11th   day of   July, at 10 o'clock.
that one, at least, of  the players, had
Eastern Crop Prospects Said to be sustained by morphine injected i Committee Appointed to Act
into his arm. The man from the north,
won a $.'1,81)0 stake in the   last   game,
The game took place in   a down town
hotel,   und police   prosecution   is   not
to  Be Extremely
Terrible Accident at Sherbrooke���Gambling in
Vancouver, B. C, June 23.���The
Westminster lacrosse team, so called
world's champions, narrowly escaped
defeat yesterday at the hands of the
new Y. M. C. A. team. The score
was 1 to 0 in favor of Westminster.
The Y. M. C. A.'s prevented the
champions from scoring for 72 minutes, giving them the hardest game
they have had for two seasons. The
Y. M. C. A.'s would have won had
Westminster not acted entirely on the
defensive,fooling repeatedly and slug
ging. The game caused a great sen-
salion here.
The plans and field Dotes have been
filed lor the construction of a railway from Grand Forks to Republic,
Wash. The scheme is financed and
the road is to be constructed before
the end of December. The orntrnct-
ing firm is now negotiating for the
Montreal, June 24. ���Reports from
all over Canada are of a most gratifying character as to the crop prospects.
In no section does there seem to be
any sign of failure. The apple yield,
and hay crop of the east will probably
be enormous, and the west should do
well "with wheat.
The feast of St. Jean Baptiste wns
celebrated here today with much more
eclat than for a great many years
past. The procession, which started
from Papineau Square, comprised
nearly 8,000 people,made up of French
Canadian societies of all descriptions.
Richmond, June 24.���Mr.Goodhumo,
a prominent temperance advocate,who
was despondent o��er the recent re
peal of the Dunkin Temperance Act,
committed suicide by hanging himself
to a rafter in his barn*.
Montrca', June 24'.���The Elder
Dempster steamer Lake Megantic,
which sailed from Father Point at 5
a. m , June 15, arrived at Liverpool
at li o'clock yesterday. Allowing for
the difference in time the passage was
made in quick time, ei lit days and
nine hours or equal to seven days
thirteen hours from Father Point to
Amherst, Juno 24.���Dr. J. W.
Core died this morning after some
years' illness from llrlght's disease.
Petorboro, June 24.���Victoria Elliot
attempted this morning to commit
suicide by jumping into the Otonahee,
but was prevented. The girl's relatives blaiuo the Christian scientists
for bringing on religious mania.
Halifax, June 24.���The wirelcBs telegraph equipment, recently oidered by
the Domlnsion Government,on the rec-
ommendtion of Gobell, deputy minister of public works, and Keely, superintendent of Government telegraphs,
after their inspection of the equipment, will be taken on board the government steamer Tyrian at Sydney.on
her way to lay the cable in the Gulf
of St. Lawrence.
Sherbrooke, Que., June 24.���On Saturday night a distressing event happened in the family of II. Desccroch
ers,teamster,Windsor street. His sons.
aged eight and twelve, wero In the
hay loft, with a lantern. The youngest slipped down an iron bound rack
reaching to the manger. The lantern
explode.1 and set fire to the hay.
The eldest ot the boys made frnnitc
nttempts to relense the little fellow,
notwithstanding the rnging of the
llnmeB. Finding it Impossible he es-
enped, but yesterday morning died
from his serious burns. The younger
boy perished in tho Maine.-,.
Toronto, June 24.���Thc most sensational gambling episode In tho recent
history of Toronto occurred last week,
and particular have just began to
leak   out.    A   gonlloman   from      tho
Lundy'sJf.ane.June 24.���A handsome
monument to the memory of Laura
Secord was unveiled Saturday afternoon on this historic battlefield in the
shadow of the monument erected by
the^ Dominion Government to oin-
memorate the battle of Luudy's Lane.
Winnipeg, June 24.���The Canadian
Northern put into effect this morning
a tariff of loeal passenger fares on the
basis of three cents per mile.
So far one million dollars in building permits have been issued this
With Board In Procuring Plans.
Other Business Transacted
at Last Night's Council
Winnipeg, June 21.���An early settlement of the strike is looked for. The
company state that they have enough
men to keep the track in good order.
In fact, Mr. Leonaid stated that on
Superintendent James' division there
are more men that he knows what to
do with. A report was received from
Revelstoke this morning that men on
that section had all quit work and
that there was none to be had by the
company. It is on this section and
through the mountains that the company ha"e most to fear from the track
not keeping in good condition.
The repoit thai the engineers would
go out does not seem to have any
foundation. Engineers sny that the
track so far is in very _ood condition and as long as that is the case
they would not go out.
Victoria, 11. C., June 21.���A quartette of bylaws submitted to ratepay*
ers today were carried. One providing for a new Point Ellice bridge
took, the lead wilh a big majority followed by the James Hay mud dats reclamation, government street paving,
and high school by-la.vs. in the order
named. Tho latter was only carried
alter a sharp fight. Three-fifths of
the total votes polled for each by law
was required to pass it.
Ottawa, June 24.���Charles T. Ileui-
ter, an expert, has been appointed us-
sayer of the new assay olliee at Vancouver. J. B. Fuiquhar, Vancouver,
lias been appointctd his assistant.
The department of finance received
yesterday the sum of one thousand
dollars, conscience money deposited
by a priest with the Bunk of Montreal,
Victoria, H. C, June 24.���The
steamer lioscowizt, fiom the north,
brings continuation of thu news of
the smallpox outbreak. Dr. GibbB,
who was sent north hy the Provincial
Government bus discovered six cases
and has been sent for by residents of
Skeena, who believe they have the
disease there.
Victoria, II. C-, June 24.���The
friends of R. P. Rithet are anxious lo
havo him contest thiH constituency upon the resignation of Turner. Rithet
lias lived iu San Francisco a number
of years but is winding up his business there, and has kept house here
and intends, so it is said to return
here to reside permanently in a Blunt
tune. Formerly he represainted Vie-
toria and would bu easily elected
should he run.
It is reported here that there are 15
oases of smallpox in Seattle and that
a quarantine of the city is contemplated by the adjoining county nf Skagit,
Frank Morrison, who arrived from
Spokane on Saturday last hus had 1111
uneasy time during his brief visit to
the city. He came as 11 cripple and
was doing a seini-beggiiig-triiding
business when he wus sui~ed hy the
police. The local arms of the law are
evidently intent on keeping theno gen-
tleiuun moving bo on Sunday he was
arrested, 011 Monday he was brought
to appear at the police court and given the chance of getting out of town
on Tuesday with tlio probability of
being brought hack to the police court
on Wed nn sc lay in the event of not
having taken the   hint.
The pound keeper has some fifty
names on bis list, of persons in the city
who have not paid their dog lax.
These people have all been seen and
had promised to pay in a few days.
In soiiio cases these promises have
been redeemed, but in the majority of
cased they have not. After aluly 1st
ull persons having dtigs in their possession and not paid tlie tax will he
summoned before the magistrate without further notico.
All the available seating capacity of
the council chamber was filled last
evening when the city fathers assembled at their regular meeting and the
business of the influential deputations
who waited upon the city Council
practically monopolized the time.
The first deputation to interview
the fathcis was one from the school
board, consisting of Hr. Arthur and
Geo. Johnstone. Or, Arthur, as the
spokesman, remarked that during his
visit to the Coast he had interviewed
the superintendent of education, who
gave him the assurance that block III
would be t'ransfened to thc school
authoiities when the city was prepared to supplement the government
grant dollar for dollar. The object of
their visit to thc meeting tonight was
to ascertain from the council the intentions or wishes In regard to the
preparation of plans for the proposed
school building. It ia tlie intention
of the board to have the plans and
specifications piepared locally but thoy
will have to be submitted to the department at Victoria before the work
can be jroceeded with. Hence it waa
important that they should get to
work as soon as possible to have the
proposed increase of accommodation
immediately after the summer vacation if it could be managed. It would
also he advisable that the couuell
notify the department at Victoria that
they hud made this appropriation
The mayor said thut the matter of
supervision was one of tlie matters
in connection with the question on
which he was somewhat at sea.
Dr. Ar'.hui remarked that Hie school
board would supervise tlie work as
they wore m much Interested in the
financial pint as anyone. He also
stated that the Government grant
would be available during the construction of the building on the architect's estimate. He suggested that the
council act in conjunction with the
school board 111 the matter of procuring the necessary   plans.
Aid. Gillett asked if the council
should not act on the committee'.'
The mayor suggested that the school
committee Bhould secute thu plans and
the council would have tu accept
whatever they gave them.
The mayoi said they must go ahead
at once or pnt the matter off until
another year.
Aid. Patterson suggested that the
school trustees interview the architects in icgard to the plans as they
were in a better position to know tho
requirements of the situation than the
council were.
The mayor with the consent of tho
council appointed a committee consisting of Aldermen Hamilton, NuIoun
and Patterson as a committee to confer with the trustees on the question
und to ieiuuin us a school coin ml'tee
until the end of the year.
The next deputation consisted of L,
A. Campbell, W. A. Mu-idonuld, K.C.,
and Chcstet GIiiph, representing tho
Bonnington Falls I'ower Co,, who nntl
forwarded |a proposition to the city
clerk, which at this juncture,, of the
proceedings) ~as read hy the acting
city clerk, W. E. Wasson, and Is oh
To"thc Mayor and Council   of ilie City
of   Nelson,    Nelson,     Hiitlsh     Columbia:
Gentleman,���Cn behalf of the   West
Kootenay I'ower at Light Co., 1 laig
to submit a proposition to you for furnishing of light and power for your
Our company hns gone to n very
large expenso in developing water
power on the Kootenay river, at II1111-
lilnglon Kails, not far from thu city
of Nelson, and at the piesent moment
W0 arc engaged in enlarging our plant
so iis to be able hereafter to furnish
power and light thioughout West
kootenay at the lowest possiblu cost
to consumer..
Our company feels that, owing to
the pioneer character of Ihe undertaking and the large risk assumed
from thiijstart In the development of
this power   wlien    the mnrket   for   It
1 Continued ou   Fourth Page. NR.80~1  Daij,v Minbr,  Ti^suav.  J"NE 3$,  190a
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J. Q. NELSON, Manager.
Furniture Dealers,
Undertakers and Embalmers.
Gome Early and Get
It wDuld be a good thing if the dispute between the canners and the
fishermen were not more serious
than that between the Provincial
and the Federal authorities with respect to the control of the fisheries.
Only a few weeks ago they weie publishing cables in London to the effect
that the Province was about to resort
to arms in order to establish its claim
to that control, and even at home the
public mind was disturbed with ap-
prehenssions of more or less trouble
over the question. The Miner has
never supposed that there was any
cause for anxiety, for however stupid or rash our local Government
may have been in making claims, the
Government at Ottawa has not yet,
at least, so far lost its head as to permit the display of anything like violence. At Vancouver the other day
Mr. Turner was asked by a reporter if
he was in favor of taking over the
fisheries by the Province, and in liis
answer we get an official declaration as to the present position of the
matter.    He said :
"I do not care very much one wav
or the other, and I am not altogether
in favor of making the change. Hut
I do say that there are still matters
which should rightfully come under
the control of the Dominion Govern a
ment, even though the Province does
take over its share. Tne size of the
mesh and the season and such matters should come under the administration of the Dominion Government
at all times, no matter what !s done.
As the matter stands on the last telegrams we have received from Ottawa,
the Dominion will this year take all
the revenues. We could not take one
tax and the Dominion another, for
that would loud to endless confusion.
Then at the end of the season the
Dominion will give the Province its
proportion of the amount of revenue
it has received; We arc simply asking for what has always been conceded by the Dominion us ours, we do
not want to take of sea waters which
wo have no right to. Hut 1 still
think the Dominion should spend
more monoy in fostering the fisheries
in the rivers as well as along the coast.
Men well versed in the business tell
mc that there are valuablo fisheries of
cod and halibut ull along the const,
and at present the Americans are
getting the most of the benefit from
these. Now, if the Government
would put on cruisers and miike in
vestigations of good fishing locutions,
and try to footer the salmon industry
by the building of hutcheries, it
would be a great deal better for
everyone concerned.and the industries
would prosper."
According to Mi. Turner, there is
not much room for a row between the
two Governments. That suggestion
as to cruisers brings up the old complaint of American icekleBsness in
their prosecution of the fishing industry. In the Great Lukes, and In
their own and udjacent waters of the
Atlantic coast, they have so nearly
exhausted the fisheries as to render
tho industiy a very precarious one.
Their one aim has been lo catch fish ;
It never seemed to occur to them that
it was possible to exhaust the supply. It Is very much to be hoped
that this experience will not here
peuted on the Pacific coast,
Hudson's Bay Company.
Gold, Silver-Lead   and   Copper Mines wanted at the EXCHANGE.
FREE MILLING GOLD properties wanted at once for Eastern
Parties having mining property for sale are requested to send
samples of their ore to the EXCHANGE for exhibition.
We desire to hear from prospectors who have promising mineral
claims in British Columbia.
Prospectors and mining iren are requested to make the EXCHANGE their headquarters when in Nelson. <
All samples should be sent by expreBS, PREPAID. J
Correspondence solicited.    Address all communications to V
Telephone No. 104.   P.O. Box 700. NELSON, B. O.    j
The shareholders of the Canadian
Hank of Commerce lire hind to please
If thev were not satisfied with the
report made to them Ht their thirty-
fourth annual meeting, held In Toronto on Lhe lHt.li Inst. The yenr thut
closed with May would have been a
flourishing one in any case, but the
amalgamation with the Hunk of
Hritish Columbia helped out the showing to a very considerable extent. A
paragraph in the report reads: "The
profit arising from tlie purchase of
tjie nssetH of the Hank of IlritiKli Columbia, aftei making tlie special addition of $75,1100 to the Pension Fund
referred to in the Statement, amounted to 8868,770, Thin praclicully constitute^! the premium received on the
stock of this Hank issued in that con
nection,    nnnicl.v     83,000,000,      From
continued to be very satisfactory, we
have been able to add to the Reserve
Fund 8750,000, and to make a further
appropriation of $.5,710 to Hank
Premises Account."
It lias long since become an established custom on these occasions for
the Hank Manager to present a general review of the conditions of the
country. It was not departed from in
this case. Neleon readers are probably more interested in the mining industry, and in respect to this Mr.
Walker's remarks will boar repetition
here. lie said: "In mining, other
than coal and iron, we miist recognize
the collapse in the value of the shares
of certain companies and the effect for
the time upon other ventures, the
facts regarding which, however, may
be full of ground for encouragement.
It i�� quite evident that our people
aie only learning by bitter experience how to estimate the value of a
mine. The movement in the prices of
shares, however, is not mining, and is
often not even an evidence of thc
condition of mining looked at as a national industry which will continue to
progress as long as any profit Is made
in excess of the cost of working.
Much more seriouB than the fall in
shares is the persistent tendency to-
ward labor troubles and the fall in
the price of lead. If one or more refineries on an adequate scale result
from the bounty granted by the Dominion Government, doubtless the silver-lead mines will be generally
worked even at the present low prices,
and in a few years we may succeed in
smelting all the ores of British Co
lmnbia in our own countiy. In Ross-,
laud the ore shipments have increased as compared with the previous
year, and in the Boundary district
the outlook is quite satisfactory
The total figures of the year as we
had a light to expect exceed any
previous year. The total results of
mining, both metallic and non-mecal
lie, for the year 1000, are given by the
Geological Survey us over 803,000,000,
und while there is an increase in the
non-metallic products the greut
growth is due to the matallic products. The figures for the previous
year were less than 8!i0,000,000, and in
1890 tbe totul was less than 817,000,-
This leafy month of June will start an
increased demand for
Our Summer Clothing was selected
with the most painstaking care. No
other store that we know of is so particular about tbe character of its light
weight garments. They combine coolness aud dressy style, comfort aud
Made plain, made with flare, made
with flounce, or made wilh embroidery insertion. We have all etyles
that can be culled new and winning,
at 81.00, 8125, 81.50, 82.00, ��2._5,
82.75, 83.00, and up to 88.00. .'.'
Made of White Wachuset Net with
cane and steel fillings; long or
short waist, at 50c, 75c, 81.00 and
Newness in Blouses���We have received another shipment of White
Blouses. The latest in bolero
elfeots, tucked effects, and lace
trimmed ; 81.50, 82.00, 82.25, 82.75,
83 00, 83.75, at4$_.00.
Agents for Standard Patterns.
Canada Drug and
Book Co., Ltd.
West Transfer Co.
Coal and  Wood.
Agent* Imperial Oil Go. Ltd-
Blairmore Coal,    -   $6.75
Crow's   Nest  Coal,   $6.15
Anthracite,    -    -    $10.75
No order can bo accepted unless
accompanied by cash,
Office on   Baker 8treet Tel. 147
Reynolds' Livery   Stable
Will Be Sold Cheap
KERR & 60.
Baker and Ward Sts.
NELSON.      -     -      B.C.
| Vancouver Is rejoicing at the promise of the Admiral to visit that eity
with the entire Pacific Squadron for
the full period of a week. The joy,
as we gather from tbe remarks of one
of its newspapers, is not so much owing to the social pleasures an event of
the kind is likely to occasion, as it
is to thc fact that there will be a payday during the visit and the Iiluc-
jackets are expected to spend boveral
llioiiN.'iiiil dollars among the tradespeople of that city. As to which thc
universal reflection will be, How like
Buy   Only   Union ��� Made   Shoes.
Three years lease on  ground
property   at  $10.00
per month.
Apply to
B. 1 CAMERON, Agtit
Baker Street.
�� Reception, Easy and  Large  Rockers  *f
!j| Reception Chairs, Couches, Lounges, Divans
From $10.00 up 5l
From $2.50 up C;
From $13.50 up  tf.
1 A*.
West Kootenay Butcher Co.
Fresh   and   Salted   Heats
Fisn and Poultry .in Season
_=.  C.   TRAVES.   Manager.
W.-W.-C. Block. Ward Street, Nklson.
Ciders by m^il receive careful and prompt attention
This stamp used by the JOIIN Mc-
PHKRSON CO., Limited, of Hamilton,
the   only Union factory in Canada. ���
Tho old Idea that the body sometimes needs a powerful, drastic, purgative pill has been exploded; for
Dr. King's Now Life Pills, which are
perfectly harmless, gently stimulate
! liver and bowels,    to   expel poisonous
i mutter, cleanse the system and abso
lutely    euro   Constipation   and   Nick
this souroe, together with  the  ordl. j Headache,   Only 880 at Canada   D
nary profits of the Hank,   which have   A   book Co.
Porto Rico Lumber
Co., Limited.
Atlantic S.S. Sailings
From Montreal
AUan Line Parisian    July fi
Allan Line AuHtralftninn July IS
Allan Lino Corinthian July 20
Boavcr Line Wo-wan July 5
Heaver Line Lake Cham plain July 12
BoaverLine Lake Mogantio     ... July 19
From Portland, Me.
Dominion Line Dominion July fi
Dominion Line Cambronmn July 13
From 1 -o.-l on
Dominion Lino Commonwealth July 3
Dominion Line New England J uly 17
Cunard Line Ivernia July 6
Cunard Line Snxonia July 20
From Now York
Whlto Star Lino Germanic July 3
WhiteStar Line Cymric July 10
White Star Lino  MTJentic July 17
8unard Line Etruria  July li
unard Lino Sorvia July 9
Cunard Line   Campania. July 13
American Line St. Paul July 10
American Lino St. Louis July 17
Anchor Lino Astoria July 6
Anchor Line Anchorla Julv 13
French Line La Champagne July 4
Fronch Lino La Ghhcokiio July II
N. G. L. Kaiaerin Maria Therosia July il
HamburK'Amoricau Deutschlund July 11
For further particulars apply to
City Passenger Agont, NoIhou, B. C.
GoiieralS.8. A-rnt C.P.R. Om-es. Wlnnln.R.
Ladies' aod Gents' Merchant Tailors and Dyers,
Suits Vade to Order, C loaned, Dyed, Altered and Kopaired.
Josephine St., Opposite Clarke Hotel.
Mail Orders Solicited. P. O. Box 634
Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants
fcg ���������.������������ <__���_��
Branch Markets in Eo.sland, Trail, Nelson, Kaslo
Sandon, Three Forks, New Denver and Slooan City.
Order* by mall to anv branch will have careful �����* sromjit attention.
Royal Batery nil Grocery
A new stock of Groceries, Fruit,
Home-made Bread, Pies, Cakes
and Rolls delivered fresh every day
to any part of the city.
'     BIRD   CAGES
Our stock is now complete in the above lines.    Call and be
convinced that the most complete stock
is carried  by the
B. D. HOWELL, Prop.
Rough and
Dressed  Lumber,
Shingles, Mouldings.
A-l White Pine Lumber Always la
Wo carry a complolo Block of Coast Flooring
Colling, InHldoJrinlHli, Turned Work, Sash and
Doom. Hpoolnl ordor work will rooelvo prompt
attention-   Mall ortlorn solicited.
Porto Rico Lumber Co.,
Notice is hereby given tbat the first
sittings of the Annual Court of Revision of the Munlciallty of the City of
Nelson will be held in the Council
Ch��. liber at the City offices, Nelson,
on Wednesday the 10th day of July
next at 10 o'clock a. m., for the purpose of hearing complaints against
the assessment as made by tne assessor, and for revising and correcting
the assessment roll.
Oity Clerk.
Nelson, II.C, May 28th, 1001.
o-Ho-drvT and Voinon UU  Nolson
Wlndermero Mines.  OnrrenpondenooSol.oltnri
Home orrice Minneapolis, Minn.
Victoria, B. C, May -'.Ith, 1001.
Mr. Jno. T, Pierre, Nelson:
Dear Friend John,���Your favor from
Kaslo duly received with $5.00 enclosed and herewith please find
receipt for same, ulso herewith
please find four contracts for _Hm and
one for Malone. Business, I am pleased to say, is just booming here and
I tell yon they are talking Tontine
good now. This is the list of payments I have made this week:
P. Cromble.. 8100 Dr. Lewi. Hall.$3.0
A.McLaggan.. 480 Harry Maynard 330
Tom .Sarantis. 160 A. Bancroft... 000
Jos.P Stewart 100 D. T. Scott.... 100
Jos. Mayer  100 H. Llcbenbaum 101)
II. J. Case  100 N. Shakespeare 320
$i:;so $88.0
88,580 Is pretty nice I tell you and
always looking for more. So just tell
your friends to get aboard. I have
now myself 110 and hope to get it to
50 before long. With best wishes to
you, I remain vours very truly,
' FRET! CAB.M. Jr.,
tleneral Agent II.O.
For fuither  Information    npply   to
JOHNT. PIEBBE, sub agent, NelBon.
For domestic or steam use.
A full supply always on
Kates to all railway and
lake points.
General Agent
Tel. No. 265.
Office ��� Two doors west
C.P.R. offices.
Caveats, Designs, Copyrights and
J .rode Marks obtained in Canada
nnd all foreign countries.
Room 3, Bank of .British North
America, Hastings Htr. .* Vancouver
About that second hand article ot
yours. Vou'll sell It if you'll adver*
tlse It in The Miner want colmiuh
T I.BLSPN Daily. Miim... TuesjW. Junb as- *S����
Company   Reorganized   on   an Assessable Basis.
Greenwood, June 2..���An extraordinary general meeting of shareholders in the Brandon A Golden Crown
Mining Company, Ltd., was held at
Greenwoud, on Thnrsdaj, June 20.
Among those present were Hon. T.
Mayne Daly, K. C, Rossland, president; W. t,, Orde, Rossland, secretary; G. H. Collins, W. A. Fuller, W.
J. Porter nnd J. A. Russell, Green
wood, local members of tbe directorate, Rod G. R. Coldwell, K. C, and
John lnglis, Brandon, Man, Of the 1,-
500,000 shares iu the company there
were about 1,200,000 represented either
iu person or by proxy.
The necessary special resolutions
were submitted and unanimously
passed authorizing thc voluntary
liquidation and reconstruction of the
existing company, the reconstructed
company to be known as tbe Golden
Crown Mines, Ltd., and to have a
nominal capital of $1,500,000 in 1,500,-
000 shares of $1 each, this capital being similar ill amount and number of
shares to that of the old company.
Shares in the new company nre to
be issued as paid up to 05 cent, leaving five cents per share, or a total of
875,000 available for assessments to
pay off existing liabilities and to provide working capital for the further
development of the mine. It is estimated that this sum will give ample
money to fully test the property, upon which between 2,000 and 3,000
lineal feet of worn have been done
underground in development, and
from which about 2,500 tons of ore
were last year shipped to the   smelter
It was docided to ho'.d the general
meeting required for the formal confirmation of thc resolutions passed at
this meeting, at Rossland on July 0.
W. A. Fuller, of Greenwood, was appointed liquidator. The registered
oflice of the new company will be at
It is anticipated that six weeks or
two months hence, some time in August, the water will be pumped out of
the mine and development work will
be resumed. The visiting shareholders state that they and those,they represent were misled as to the financial
condition of the old company, otherwise they would nut have permitted
it to diift into difficulties. Among
those interested in it are men prominent in Manitoba, who wish to do
only what is right and now that they
know where the blame should be
placed For the existing unsutisfae
tory state of affairs they are determined that precautions will bo taken to
guard against a repetition of it. It is
but fair to add that they do not blame
either the piesident or secretory for
the virtual wrecking of the old cora-
Wagon   Roads   Being   Constructed to
Open Up Somo Good Properties.
Peterborough, B, C, June 19.���The
Toby creek wagon road is being pushed ahead vigorously to the north fork.
The completion of this road will enable the following properties to ship
viz., Bullion, Mineral King, Kootenay ljueen, Hot Punch, Del phi no, Par-
dise, Silver Crown, Shamrock, Silver
Belt, Monarch, and others.
It is understood that the contract
will be let immediately by the Government for the construction of Horse
Thief creek wagon road from Pster-
borough to McDonald creek, a distance of twenty mites. Thos. Star-
bird, manager of the McDonald mines
and Iron Cap mine of the Red Lion
group, will build a wagon road from
the Government wagon road on McDonald creek, eight miles up the crecit
to the Iron Cap mine at his own expense. Mr. Starbird will install the
most modern machineiy upon completion of the road and will work the
Iron Cap property on an extensive
scale Mr. Starbird is the most enterprising and energetic mining operator in N. E. Kootenay district. He
has confined his operations entirely
to the Windermere dUtriot and is the
representative, of a strong New York
syndicate. The Iron Cap mine is considered a remarkably good property
having immense showings of high
grade ore.
The Paradise mino under Manager
E. R. Bruce, has resumed operations
on a large scale. Mr. Bruce deserves
unlimited praise in the manner in
whioh he has worked thiB mine, having already shipped 1,000 tons ot ore
to the Trail smelter.
The Monarch on north fork of Toby,
is being developed by the Richmond
Mining Co., of New York, under Manager AlperBon.
Capitalists are now fl.cklng In from
all parts and several important deals
arc under way.
H. E. Neave, mining engineer
representing an English syndicate
will coinmonce operations on the
Dutcbie group of copper claims on
Dutch creek in the near future.
If you don't like Blue Ribbon Tea it's
beoausa vou never tasted it.
Highest Honors, World's Fair
Gold Medal, Midwinter Pair
Avoid linking Powders containing
alum.   They are injurious to health
The fame of Bucklen's Arnica
Salve, as the best in the world, ex
tends round the earth. It's the one
perfect healer of Cute, Corns, Hums,
Bruises, Sores, Scalds, Boils, Ulcers,
Felons, Aches, Pains, and all Skin
Eruptions. Only infallible Pile cure.
25c a box at Canada Drug A Book
The m"1"' l��ra-.>~1 heings in the
worlr1 nre thOSfl SUfle '.ng from Dyspepsia,       u     .        mplaint.    More
than seventy-five per ent. of the people in the United Slates are afflicted
with these two < 1 eases and their
effects; such as Sour Stomach Sick
Headache Habitual Costiveness palpi-
taton of the Heait, Heartburn Water-
brash, Gnawing and Burning pains at
the Pit of the Stomach, Yellow Skin,
Coated Tongue and Disagreeable
j,aste in the Mouth, coming up of
food after Eating, Low Spirits, etc.
Go to your Druggist and get a bottle
of August Flower for 75 cents. Two
doses will relieve you. Try it. Get
Greens'Prize Almanac. For sale by W.
F. Teetzel A Co.Get Greens' Prize Almanac.
Mr. Machin, general agent Bennett
Fuse Co., headquarters at Victoria,
B. C, begs to say that in consequence
of attempts to impose spurious and
cheap imitations of their white coun
tered, patent safety Fuse, Crown
Brand, he feels it necessary to ask
consumers to be sure that they get
the genuine Bennett's Fuse. The sole
agents in Nelson is the Lawrence
Hardware Co.
Delivered to any point
on Kootenay Lake.
I have a complete stock on hand ol
Rough and Dressed
Mouldings. Sash Doors.
Inside Finish.
Coast Flooring, and
Finished Lumber-
Mill at PILOT BAY. Yards, NELSON
and LARDO.
J. 0. GWILLIM, B-,  Sc,
Late of Geological Survey of Canada.    Six years experience in B. C.
mining1 districts.
Baker Street Nelson, B. C.
A. R. BARROW, a. >_. l o.B
Provincial  Land Surveyor
Oorner Viotoria and Kootenay Sts.
P. O. Box _ TaleDhone No.
Canada Permanent and Western Canada Mortgage
head office toronto,  ont.
Money to loan on Straight Mortgage.
Apply to Q. U. LENNOX,  B��k��r  St
S. Saviours IKnolishJ Chukch���Corner
Ward and Silica Sts. Sundays: Holy Communion H a, in.: and on tho 1st and 3rd Sundays
in tho month after MattlnH; Mnttlns at 11 a.m.;
Sunday School 2,30 p.m.: Evonsong 7.30. Daily:
MattlnH at 0.30 a. m. 'Thursdays and Saint's
Daysi Holy Communion 10 a. m. Fridays:
Evensong 7.30 p. m., followod by oholr practice. H. S. Akohurst, Hector. Fred Irvine,
Ooo. Johnstone, Wardens.
Catholic CHURcn-Cornor,Warn and Mill
Htroots Mass ovory Sunday at 8 and 10.00 a.m
Honodictlon at 1.30 p.m.   Mobs ovory wook day
at 7 15 a m,   Rev.  Fathor Ferland Roclnr.
Phksbvtkbian Chuboh���Servloos at 11 a.m
and 7.30 p.m. Sunday School at 2.30 p.m.
Prayor meeting Thursday evoning at 8 p.m.;
Christian Kndoavor Socioty moeta every Tuesday ovonlng oil �� o'olook. Rov. R. Frow,
MktiioDIST Church���Comer Sllloa and
Josophlno Streets. Sorvicos at 11 a.m, and 7.SC
p m ��� Sabbath School, 2.30p.m.; Prayor moot
Ini* on Thursday evening at 8 o'olook: Kpworth
League C. E., Tuesday at 8 a.m. Rev. J. H.
While, Pastor. Residence, Josephine Stroot
roar of church.
Salvation ABMY-Sorvlo 8 overy evening
at 8 o'olooh in barracks on V otorl street.
Adtudnnt K(lg��o"mhR in charge.
Baptist Church ��� SorvlceB morning and
ovonlngatlla.rn.iinl7.30 p.m.; Prayer moot,
ing Thursday ovonlng at 8 p.m. the B. Y
P U. Tuesday ovonlng al 8 o clock. Strangers
nrdially weloomed. Rev. John Burtt Morgan,
B. \.��� Pastor.
8.85 Lots 15 and 10 Block 44F,
RobsOu   street.
SHOO Lot 0, Block 1��, Victoria street
and house 22x14.
81,000 Two story house and lot on
Cedar street, close to Silica
streel, all improvements. Only
8700 cash balance easy   terms.
830 Two     story   houae   on     Latimer
stieet, all   modern improvements,
830 Furnished house on Victoria street
west, all modern improvements.
815 Cottage on Ward street,five room-.
820 House on Robson Btreet,   close   to
820 liouse" on   Mill street,     close   to
828 Furnished   house    on     Carbonate
M. moots second Wednesday iu each
monlh.   Visiting brothern woleorao.
L O. O. F. Kootenay Lodge
No. 16, moots every Monday night,
at  t in. ir   Hall,  Kootonay stroet
Sojourning Odd Fellows cordially invited.
John A. McRao, N.G.   D. W. Kutherford, V.G.
Fred J. Squire, For. Sec.
Nelson Royal Arch Cbapt. r No. 123, G. It. C
Meet . third Wednesday. Sojourning complin
ions invited. George Johnstone, Z. E, W
Matthews, S. E.
Kootenay Tent No. 7. K.O, T. M��� hold their
regular meetings in Fraternity Hall, 1. O. U. V,
block,on tho l.t aud 3rd Thui'sdays of each
n.onth. Visiting brethren cordially invited to
attend. G. A. Hrown, li. K.; A. P. Purdy, Com.;
U, J.Steel,D.ti.0.        	
NKLSON L. O. L. No. 1692 meets in Fro*
ternity Hall on fir.it and third Friday evening.,
of each month at 8 o'clock. Visiting membere
cordially invited. W. W. Bradley, W. K.:
A. Minty, K. S.	
s.        NELSON LOUGH   No.25, K. of P.
&meeU in K. of P. hall, Oddfellows block
Isleverv   Tuesday  evening at  8 o'clock
1A11 visiting knights cordially  Invited
H. M. Vincent, O.C.
A. T. Pakk, K. of R. and ti.
NELSON AERIE No. 22, F. O. E., nijBOt.
every second and fourth Wednesdays of each
month. Visiting members cordially invtt
Charles Prosser. Secretary.	
Nelson Encampment No. 7. Meets every 2nd
and Ith Friday of each month, in Odd Fellows
Hall, coiner Bakor and Kootenay street"
Nelson. A. H. Clements, C. P.; I). McArthui
R. 9.   Visiting brothers always welrnnio.
COURT KOOTENAY,  I. O.   F., No.   313*.
Meetings   _th Thursday cf month.   Fraternal
hall, J A Irving C R.   P. H. Fleming. R.S
Krom Kootenay Common
Pan-American -Min
BUFFALO. $76.00.
June 18, July 2, 16, Aug. 6, 20
Nelson Court Star of Kootenay, A. O. F.
Moots 2nd and 4th Wednesdays in every
month. Visiting brethren welcome. W. Mac-
MiUau, C.R.   Robert McLood.Scc.
NJiiLSON'S   QUEEN    NO.   2.1
SONS    OF    ENGLAND,   meet.
1st and 3rd Wednesday evenings of
each month at Fiatornity hull
corner of Baker and Kootona)
streets. Visiting brethern corfl-
iallj invited.
.Trmv     atbon. Secretary.
H. & M. BIRD
General laborers, gardeners, roclt
men, etc., will be furnished free of
charge to all persons requiring help
of this Kind by applying to the Seere
tary, Nelson Laborers' Protective Union, Box 337, Nelson. 15. 0.
Notice is hereby given that I have
made application to the Chief Commissioner of Land? and Works at Viotoria, B. C, for a special license to
put and carry away timber on and
from the following described Crown
Lands in the Goat River section of
West Kootenay district, 11. C.:
Commencing at a post placed on the
South bank of Meadow Creek and
marked "South East Corner," said
Meadow Creek being a tributary ol
tloat Itiver and above point Is situated about four miles east of the station known as Kitchener on the
Clow's Nest branch of the B. 0.
S. Railway. Commencing at said
southeast corner and running west
100 chains, North 40 chains, Kast ion
chains and south 40 chains to place
of beginning, containing about 040
Dated at Moyie, B.C , Juno 10, 1901.
Take notice that I Intend to apply
30 days after date to tho Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works at Victoria, B.C., to purchase the following
described vacant Crown LandH in the
District of West Kootcnny,  H. C.:
Commencing at a post planted on,
the west line of Lot 3(i:i, group 1, Wast
Kootenay District and about 200 ft.
from North West Corner of the said
lot, and which poat is marked "James
Cronin's North-West Corner," thence
west 80 chains, thence south HO
chains, thence east HO chains, thence
north HO chains to place of beginning,
contaluing 1140 acres more or less.
Dated, the 10th day of June, Idol.
Will pay the highest cash price for all
kinds o! seoond hand goods. Will bay
or sell anything from an anchor to a
needle. Furniture, stoves, carport*,
ooking utensils, bought in honsehol.
quantities. Also oast off clothing.
Oall and see me or write. Address
Silver King Mike, Box 300. H��)>
S^eet. Nelaon. R   "
Is   lame    or    intei feres
bring  him   to  the   City
Horseshoeing Shop, Jo
sephine Street
COLD-glLVF.K-.OI*PKB l,~,.l.    Mlms    anil
prospects wauled.  Henri report ami .ample* to the FroNpeelor'N ExehangCa Nelson.
II.C.   Koo m 4 K.W. <,'. l.-iM-la.
There's something in the want column of The Miner that w.ll Interest
July 13, 14, 15.
Clrislian Enfleavor Court
July 2, 3-
National BdncaUonal Ass'n
DETROIT. $71.25.
July 2i 31
For   Time  Tables,    Rates,  Tickets,
apply H. L. Bhown,
City Passenger Agent.
,r. S. Carter,
Dis. FasB. Agt.
E. J. Coyle,
A. G. P. A.
FARES-i-Cash, 10 cents.
Tickets, 10 for 50 cents.
���SERVICE���Every 20 minutes, leaving
park and up-town terminus at 7
a in. lo 10.40 p. in. Earlv car leaves
H. B. Stores 6:45 a. m.
TRAINS���Oars meet 10.35 a.m. and
6.45'p m., and outgoing only on
SPECIAL���The public are requested
to stop cars only ou the far side of
cross Btreetf; not to ride on, enter
or leave by front platform; also to
motion by hand if they intend to
board the car, and to notify conductor a short distance before they
wish to leave.
COMPLAINTS���Will receive prompt
attention at the Company's oflice,
Vernon Stieet, Oity.
'.'... ���. SEAL ESTATE
A large number of good residential
building'sites adjacent to the lincB of
their tTumway, chiefly in the southern portion of the city to be sold on
easy teims.
Apply   Tramway      Office,    Vernon
1   ��� A V. MASON,
Managing Secretary.
Subscribers in Kaslo
Every morning immediately
on arrival of steamer, at the
rate of '   ,
75 Cents per Month
Subscriptions to be left
with tbe agent,
D.   J.  YOUNG.
Our Fresh Roasted Coffee Best o.
Quality, as follows:
Java and Arabian Mocha, per pound 9  40
Java and Mooha Blond, 3 pounds  1 OC
Fine SantOH, t pounds  1 00
Santos Blend, Il pounds  100
Our  SpeciulBlend, li pounds  1 00
Our Rio Boast, u pounds  1 OO
l\.El_SON. -        B. C.
Gamble &   O'Reilly
Civil   KiiKlueerN, Frovlnrln]   Lanil
surveyors, Krai  IMulc anil In.
sunnier   Al,'"Is.
l'urnlshed liouse and two lots on Robson Street, neai Kootenuy Street.
Hall, room; wash house. Laid
out in garden and fruit trees.
3 lots, northwest corner Houston nnd
Ward Btreets $:i5U
Lots 1 and 2, block 23, lot 10,block 2(1,
Lot 11, block 14, city of Nelson.
Dominion s,nd
Land Surveyor.
Advertisements inserted under this head at
the rate of ono cent a word per insertion. No
advertiflement- taken for loss than 25 rents.
Situaiion Warned advertiaemuntfl inserted
three times free of charge
KOOM TO BENT in K. VV. 0. Bloek,
on July 1st, corner room facing
Baker and War'' streot. Two rooms
en suite on Ward st., antl two insi.'e
rooms. Furnished or unfurnished.
Mrs. F. J. Squire.
Are you in want? If you are, tell
the people, through The Miner want
column, what you are i�� wan*, of.
You'll tfet, it
SALE.���G. I'rank Ueer oilers for
sale his residence, corner of Hall and
Carbonate streets. Kecently completed, supplied with every convenience,
ample giounds and desirable location.
This offers an excellent opportunity
for any one desiring a comfortable
home. For further particulars apply
at the oflice of Ueer llros.
RANCH FOR SALK-About two miles
from Nelson, on the sunny side of
Kootenay river, comprising about 30
acres of good land, a comfortable
Iwelling house and out buildings.
Three are about 50 fruit trees, viz:
Cherry, I'lum, Apple, l'ear and l'each,
besides several hundred smaller fruits
also a profitable strawberry crop.
Will be sold cheap to an immediate
puicha.er. Clear title. Apply T.
Morley, Nelson, B. C.
O.   Frank   Ueer   offers   for   rent   his
furrished house,    including   piano,
situated corner of  Hall and Carbonate
streets.    Apply at Beer Bros,   ollice.
TO RENT.���Rooms and oflice  in   Clement,   Hillyer block.    Apply to   the
Nelson Electric Tramway offices.
ROOM and board in   private [family.
Apply ou Siliea  street, second   door
west of Ward.
ROOM for   rent at   Mrs.   McBeath's,
Silica street.
FOR SALE.���Tug Boat 'Red Star."
and Barge���At reasonable figures to
cash purchaser or timo with good
security. Apply to Ontario Powder
Works, Nelson, II. C.
HOUSE to   Rent.���Furnished   or unfurnished, apply T, Miner ollice.
FOR   RENT.���One    room   on     Ward
street; one inside room in the K.W.
C. block,   furnished   or   unfurnislied.
Mrs. F. J. Squire.
Wanted.���Lacrosse players over 40
years of age and weighing at least ISO
pounds. Apply ut once to Frank
WANTED���Situation   by experienced
nookkeeper.    Address II. K,,   Miner
WANTED.���For a museum collection
for Lever Bros, Port Sunlight,Eng.,
ancient buckets, troughs, washing
boards, or ironir.g utensils obtained
from Indians or imported from foreign
countries. Liberal value puid.
Write us with explanations. Watchorn A Mclntyre, K! W. C. block, P,
O. Box 707.
WANTED.���Trustworthy men and
women to travel and advertise for
old established house of solid financial
standing. Salary 8780 a year und expenses, all payable in cash. No canvassing required. (Jive reference and
enclose self-addressed stamped envelope. Address Manager, 305 Cuxlon
NELSON Employment Agency,  llaker
street,    l'hono 878.    3. II. Love.
WAMTED���Teamsters.        Waitresses
Girls for housework.    Nurse Girl.
Situations wanted by Cooks, Laborers, Blacksmith, Carpenters, etc.
POSITION   WANTED���Ily   a   woman
as housekeeper.
WANTED ��� Woman   for   housework,
out of town; girl to care for
children; laborers and teamsters.
Western Canadian Employment Ollice,
Ward street.   Phone -70.
AGENTS WANTED���For our Boer-
British Wni, Family Records, Marriage Certilicates, Religious ana
Landscape Pictures. Bright and hustling men, women, boys and girls, can
clear from 83 to $10 per day. Send
Till cents for sample. Descriptive circulars free. Write toduy. Home
Novelty Mfg. Co., P.O.Box 518 (Dept.
3H1) Chicago, 111.
LOST.���A black   silk   umhrella,   gold
mounted, J. M. W.   on   handle.    ���>.
E. Annable.
ALL KINDS    of   good, bought,   sold
or exchanged   at   I'rosser's   Second
Hand Store,  Ward Btreet,   Phone   270.
IT WILL PAY you to read our ad. in
another column. Our blend of tea at
Thirty cents   per pound will suit you.
Kootenay Colfee Co.
and try a bottlo, a dozon, or a barrel of
CALGARY BEER ns It is the boxl and
Oheapflni on tno mnrkot. AIho try our
WINES,    LIQUORS     and    CIGARS.
Tolophon    93. BikcrHt   Nelson, a O
.IAPAN TEaS���"Spider Leg," "Pnn-
tlred,' "Sun Cured,"���have a place in
our stoek. The new "Ceylon Green"
is fine flavored uud economical. Kootenuy Coffee Co.
m~r,  miiiiiik tioiii   Properties���We arc
nnxiouH iu leeare a r<-w ira-a- ihiiiiuu k��>i<i
propertlei at onee. The I'ra-iapiM'iur'ri  K\-
rliiiiiKC   Nvlhiiii,   B.    . ,    U ii 4,   It.-rT.-C.
WE HAVE   in stock choice tens from
India, Ceylon, China, nnd .Japan.   We
hleud them to your taste.    All   prices
nnd qualities.    Kootenay   Coffee Co.
From date until October 1 the dental
Offices of Nelson will be closed at I
o'clock, p. rr.., on all Saturdays, remaining closed during the balance of
the day.
W. J. QI'INLAN,   D. D. S.
1 ���'. E.   MORRISON,   D. I). S.
T   II. STODDART,   D.   D. S.
Mr. J. II. Gray having resigned
liis position as Laud Commissioner of this Company, all communications in reference to Kaslo at Slocun
Railway Company's lands should be
addressed to ROUT. IRVING,
Kaslo, B. C, May 31st., 1001.
Mines ��_a_>ined and Ueported On-
Mining Engineer.
Koom 4. K.-W.-C.  Block,
fllHOKPK A CO. Limited���Corner Vernon
JL aud Cedar dtreoUl, Nelson���Manufuclur
ers of and wholesale dealers iu ueraled water*
and iruil syrups. Sole agent- for Halcyon Ho
Springs miuer-l water.   Telephone UU.
.Li N. Al. Cummins, Lessee���Every known
variety of soft drinks. P O Box 88. 'telephone
No. 31, Hoover Stroet, Nelson. Bottlers of the
famous SU Loon ilol Springs Mineral Wuter
ClAiN'K & MACDONALD |M. Cane, Jame
. A. Macdonald)���Architects and superi-
tendouts, Broken Hill Block, corner Baker and
Ward Streoln, Nelson
HJ. EVANS le CO.-Baker Street, Nel
��� son���W holtsalo dealers iu liquors, cigars, uoment, lire brick and tiro clay, wator
pipo and bteol rails, and gouerul commission
W'holesale uud retail dealors ln groin,
hay, Hour, feed. Mills at Victoria, Now Westminster; Edmonton, Alta. Elevators ou Calgary und Edmonton Railway. Manufacturers
of tho celebrated 11. A K. brand corouls.
A MACDONALD & Co.-Cornor Fron
��� and Hull Streets���W holesale grocer
and jobbers iu bionkoU, gloves, mitts, boot~,
rubburs, luuckinawH und miners' sundries.
P   BURNS & Co.-Buker Stroot, Nelson���
���   Wholesalo doulers in frosh uud curod
mouts.   Cold Storage.
YV     Bukor Streot, NuIhou��� Wholosale doa ���
ors in frosh and curod ineuu.
Stroot, Nolson ��� Wholt'Hilc denials in
hardware, minors' supplies, sporting goods
M'LACHLAN HROS. (Successors to Van
couvor HurdwuroCo, l.td.i Bukor Struct,
Nelson���wholesalo dealers in hardware und
mining supplies, plumbers' uud tinsmiths' sup
_3I paints, oils und glssn: uioohunios' tools.
Agents foi Ontario Powdur works; iriminiui
rpURNKK, HEETON & Co.-Cornor Vornou
JL and Joncphino Streots, Nelson���Whclo
salo doulors in liquors, cigars, aud dry goods,
Agents for Pubst Browing Co. of Milwuukoo
und Culgary Browing Co or Calgary.	
UDSONS BAY Co.- Wholesalo grocerioi
und liquors ol~.. Baker Stroot, Nolson.
J Front and Hull Streets, Nelson���Whelo-
sulo deulors n winus leuso und bulk), und
domestic und importod cigurs.
Ollloe cornor Hall and Front Streets,
Nolson���Lumber, ceiling, flooring, und ovory.
thing In wood for building purposes. Got our
pricus.   Correspondence solicited.
PIANO.--Miss   Tyers    is prepared   to
give piano    lessons at her   residence
on Silica   street   four   doorB west  of
Hendryx.    Terms moderate.
LOST���Monday evening, old fashioned
bar pin, with carved face of green
lava, surmounted wilh pearls. Finder will be reworded for leaving it nt
C. P. B. city ticket oflice.
rp GALLON fr. CO.���Dealer,, In uro sacks
JL ��� and twines. Always a largo slock on
hand. Toloiihono _l~   Room ti, K.-W.-0. Mock
Brewers of Fine Lager
Beer and 1'niter.
Nidi.u>. B. O.
F. O. GREEN        F. B. OI-EMENT'J
Civil Engineers and Provincial I .and
P.  O.  Pro 1.5 Vat��on   B.U
By the week from $5 to ?G.
By the day 81.00.
J. V. 0'L__UQHLIN, Pro* Nelson,   Da.ly  Mwk, Turspay,   JI'ne   .5,   1901
Can be used in
every concciva
ble shape for
decorating and
entwining upon
the inside uml
outside of windows, buildings, clubs, floats, boats.
It is made in nil national, society.
ami club colors���attractive antl In-ill-
���iiiiit. It is 50 per cent less In cost
than any other kind of decorating
material. Besides the festoons wc
have wreaths, stare, shield9, Maltese
crosses, and parade and horse plumes.
See them.
Pianos to Rent.
(M^A��~MMVW��M^W V��i��
As the result of Ihe trackmen's
strike a large number of men are arriving in tlie city.
Notwithstanding the rain on Sunday last there were a large number
of people out fishing and some good
catches are reported.
Mrs. Adjutant Bradley, who has been
on a two months' visit, to her brother
Mr. VVadds, of this city, left last
evening for Buffalo, to join her husband there.
The clerks of the gent's   furnishing
stores   hereby    challenge   the   retail
grocers' clerks to a game   of   baseball
next Thursday afternoon   at 2   p.   in.
��� Anstveis to he sent to ^D. MeNichol,
The few trackmen who are at work
at the C. P. B. yards were busily engaged on the woik of planking the
crossing at the bridge over Cottonwood creek, which is tbe road generally used to the C. P, Ii. boat landing.
At the Carpenters' Union meeting to
be held in the Miners' Union Hnll
on Wednesday evening the chief matter to come up for discussion will he
the semi-annual election of officers
and ul! union carpenters are requested
to be present.
Adjutant McGill is in receipt of a
telegram from Major Ilargrcaves, ot
Spokane, who is at Fernie and who
was expected to arrive in the city lust
evening, stating that owing to unavoidable ciicumstanccs that he will
not be able to reach here until Wednesday evening.
W. J. Astley i�� fixing up his yacht
Bobs for the Dominion Day regatta,
which he intends to enter on that
day. Captain .lack McLeod is overhauling the "Myth'' which will also
be entered in iho same event. Two
other yachts will enter fiom Kaslo in
the sailing race.
If. VV. Laing who has charge of the
land department in tlie gold commissioners ollice, leaves for Kaslo tins
morning where lie will be employed
for thc present week- assisting i'J. E
Chipman in the work of tha- new office
which litis been unsigned him hy the
Provincial I lo vein ment.
S.J.Roberts, the builder of the Temperance hotel here, died of pneumonia
ut lCli. near Dnluth, on .lune 15th.
Mr. llobeits was a brother of .1. 1!.
Roberts, of the Florence Park hotel,
antl until two years ago, when his
wife died in Nelson was in the hotel
business hero, After his wife's
death the children were sent back to
relations in Knglund, tvbere they now
.1. Sullivan antl .lohn Desiavt, locators of the Cloudy Day ami Rainy
Day mineral claims situate some three
miles south east of Nelson, were in
town yesterday to receive the repoit
of the Hssayer on the samples from
the alaims. Thoy are jubilant over
thc fact than an average sample totalled Sit) per toi . Thus encouraged
they will continue work on the
claims all summer.
Thore was a small docket at the police court yesterday morning befoie
his worship Magistrate Orease wnen
the following cases were disposed of.
���Tames Smith, whose ease as remanded
from the previous sitting, had taken
the hint and elected a speedy trial���of
another town���nntl did not put in
an appearance. A fellow named
French, who had taken French leave
of his senses and nils found by the po
lite in Unit condition, was made to
appear uml was lined the usual amount
antl costs for his "jag.''
R. Hoyec the president uf the Western Federation of Miners, arrived in
the city on Sunday ovening nntl registered at the Q lecns   hotel.    He   left
yesterday morning for the Slocan
country, where he will address the
miners lit   Slooatl    I'iiv   today,    This
afternoon   he  will return  to Nelson
and will address a mass meeting in
tlie Opera House this evening. C. ,1.
Clayton, president of the Trades nnd
Labor Council will preside, nntl he
will be supported by Robert Robinson
ami B. Kee. Mr. Boyce until a few
years ago was a wonting miner and
by his own ability has risen to his
present position and has been elected
to the presidency for six successive
yenrs. lie has thc reputation of being a line speaker and will no doubt
have a large house at bis meeting.
An inquest was held yesterday at
tho police court on the hotly of Neil
McLellan, who was killed at (ho C.
P. B. yards on Friday afternoon
last. The jury, consisting of A. P.
Hayes. Geo. \V. Jackson, C, A, Waterman. W. A. Thurmnn, .1. A. Paqtiette
antl U. F. Motion, who hail beer, em-
pannelled on Saturday were in their
places. The coroner, ut Aithur, then
proceeded to examine the witnesses,
the first of whom was the flrcinnn,
John (Joostty. who testified to having
seen the deceased just before the accident occurred, antl witnessed as to
the position in whicli he was found
alter the occurrence. Daniel Murray,
tlie engineer on the train nt the time
of tlie accident, said that he was not
aware of the man being on the track
until thc fireman told him. Upon
receiving the   information he at  once
applied the emergency brake ano
brought the liain to a stand still in
about two car lengths. When the
train was stopped it was found thai
the injured man was under the wheel
of the car and it was necessary to
jack the car up before he could be
removed. The train was only travelling at the rate of five or six miles
an hour. Dr. Rose deposed to having
been called up by telephone to attend
a man who had been run over nt the
G. P. B. yards and then proceeded to
describe the condition of the injured
man, tlie particulars of which have
already appeared in the columns of
The Miner. No other witnesses were
called antl at a quarter of twelve the
court room was cleard to give tlie jury
au opportunity of bringing in a verdict. After a few minutes' deliberation they retnrred n verdict of accidental death. Messrs. Macdonald A
Johnson appeared to watch the interests of the railway company nt whose
request the inquest wus held.
(Continued from First Page)
The Canadian Bank of Commerce!
With Which Is Amalgamated
The Bank of British Columbia.
Paid up   Capital,   88,000,000;   Reserve   Fund,   1(2,000,000;
!S Over 80!), 000,000.
B. S. WALKER, Oeneral Manager.
Aggregate  Resources Over 805,000,000.
HON. GEO. A. COX, President.
London Office: 6o Lombard Street, B. C.
New Vork Office; 16 Exchange Place.
And G8 branchoa in Canada and tho United states, including:
Ati.in Orkemwood NKI.80N Sandon
Ohanhrook        Kamlooi'8 Nkw Westminster   Vancouver
Fernie Nanaimo Hosslano Victoria
YUKON IIISTRICT-Dawson and White Horse,
UNITK1) STATKS���New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Portland, Skaowav,
Savings Bank Department.
Deposits Uocelvod and Interest Allowed.   Present Kate 1! Per Cent
Nelson Branch.
1  i_____U____l_____U____i��-___t4-__feM
GRANGE V. HOLT, Manager.
if iiaiiaiiEiiEiiaHan^nami,^,
"Zhe 1Ro\2al Bank of Canafca
t'apltal  Aiilliurlzi'il,
Incorporated 1869.
93,000,000.00 I Capital Paid-up,     ,    .    .     a a.ooo.ooo.oo
Heal WI,;iK),uoo.llll
Hoard of Directors     Thomas E. Kenny.  President;   Thomas Ritchie. Vioe--resident
Wiley Smith   H. G. Bauld, Bon. David MacKeon.
Head Offlee, Hull run:
Oeneral Manager, Edson L. Peaso, Montroal.
Superintendent ot Branohes. and Secretary, W. B. Torraneo, Hallfar.
Bran    en!
WcHt Kud (Cor.
'ova   Scotia-Halifax   Branch,   Antls,out��l
Bridgewater, QuyBboro. Londonderry, Lu
enburg. Maitland (Hants Co.), Pictou, Port
Hawkesbury, Sydney. Shuhenacadle, Truro,
New    Brunswick ��� Bathurst,     Dorchester,
Fredericton, Kingston (Kent Co.l, Mono-
ton, Newcastle, Sackville, St, John.Woodstook*
P. _. Island���Charlottetown, Suniniorsido.
(City   Oflice),   Montreal
Notro   Damo and Solg-
neurs Streots); Wostmount (Cor. Greene
Avenue and St. Catharines Street..
Newfoundland���St. John's.
Cuba, West Indies���Havana.
United Blales-Now York (16 tfxehanee Plarn
Kepublio, Wash.
Forks, Nanaimo,   Nelson,   Rosslard,
Vancouver East End, Victoria,
���    ,    . .,      .   frrespondf nts t
Canada-Merchants Bank of Canada.   Boston-National 8hawmut Bank.   Chlcaieo-illinois
Trustacd Savings Bank.   ��an Franclwo-First National Bank.   London,   _��.-Boni   of
Scotland.   Paris, France-Credit Lyonnals.   Bermuda-Bank of Bermuda    Chfca and -S
pan-Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation.   SpoKane-Old Notional Bank
Oeneral Banking Business Transacted; Sterling Bills of Exchange  EWufhi
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oa epecia'
Geo. Kydd, Manager, Nelson. B.C.
before committing themselves. He
asked the deputation if theii offer to
buy out the city plant included the
monopoly of the city water power.
L. A. Campbell said that they did
not figure on procuring the water
power as they had no need for it.
The mayor regarded the question as
a very large one and thought that
their offer of a cash purchase price of
850,000 was hardly commensurate for
a franchise which was providing the
city with an annual revenue 01 J24,-
000 per year or 82,000 per month.
Alderman Hamilton stated as his
opinion that the matter had better be
referred to the Fire, Water and Light
Mr. Macdonald stated that the company the deputation represented were
anxious to have the matter settled as
soon as possible.
Tlie mayor expressed the opinion
that the proposal could not he entertained for a moment and if the coin -
cil accepted the offer, theie were 1 ot
ten per cent, of Hie people who would
vote for it He stated, however, that
when the matter had been reported on
by the committee he would call a special meeting of the council if the matter was urgent enough to require it.
Mr. Macdonald expressed a wish
that Mr. Glass, the representative of
the company, should meet the coits-j
mittee on the following day, if th y
were willing. Alderman Irving, as
the convener of the committee, stated
that they might meet at the time suggested, but did not think that it was
necessary to do so.
Tlie deputation then withdrew aim
tho matter was not fuither dicussed.
Home provision was made for the
protection of visitors to the eity ou
Dominion day who might have "jags"
on, hy authoiizing the city engiueei
to remove the steps from the sidewalk
between the Miner office and the Hotel Hume and also to raise the handrail cn the same street.
A ten foot sidewalk was authorized
to be laid on Stanley street in front of
.he Phair hotel aud also a crossing
from Dr. Arthur's corner to tke Phair
hotel. The finance committee recommended the payment of accounts to
the amount of 8843.20 which was
adopted as read. The council adjourned to meet on Wednesday, July 3rd.
assaulting a Chinamau, and was to
remain under police surveillance. On
Sunday evening he was again arrested for drunkenness and insulting the
ladies on the street ns they passed hy.
His Honor Judge Forin senlenced
him to two months' hard labor.
was a very uncertain quantity, and
further owing to the first class plant
(as good as any in Canada) whicli
has been erected, that it is entitled
to and thould receive the good will of
the whole community and where
practicable should be encouraged in
the extension and growth of its business. In regard to the lighting of
the City of Nelson, while great credit
is duo to those who succeeded in supplying light through the present
plant at a certain period of the existence of the city, still it must be conceded that in view of its recent rapid
growth and the important position it
now occupies as a centre of business
and population, that the present system is totally inadequate and really
does not do justice to a place of the
importance of Nelson. The fact that'
at certain seasons of the year a   limit
has to be placed upon the use of lights I _���.. c,,,,.   �����.<���__-���   ^..~.��   _..-    -,      ., ,   .
and that last rear the dam on Cotton-' , ,"���? ^j? Latler* of  CrMlt- Etc- Negotiated,
wood cieek was washed   out altogeth-  Accounts received on the most favorable terms.   Interest allowed
er, thus   rendering the  city   entirely    _ deposit* and on Saving Bank accounts,
without light for several weeks and
further that the power is not sufficient to furnish a proper system of
arc lights for the streets of the city,
seem to render it quite plain that a
change of some kind must be made
and That very quickly.
Another very important feature
for your consideration is that if you
desire to render your city attractive
for manufacturing enterprises it is
absolutely necessary to be able to supply the great modern factor of electric
power which ia not only more convenient, but more economical to use
than steam; this would furnish an
improtant inducement to manufacturers to establish plants in your midst
and thus give pay rolls and increase
and promote prosperity.
It is needless to say that to thc ordinary visitor the lighting of the
streets by incandescent lamps appears to be very primitive and behind
the times. It would certainly be only
justice to the leal merits of Nelson
that its streets should be lighted by a
lirst class system of arc lights. We
have given the matter of tlie lighting
nf Nelson a great deal of consideration und desire to make an offer to
you which will commend itself for
liberality and reasonableness,not only
to your Honorable Ilody, but to every
business man in the city.
We huve examined your present
plaut und huve no hesitation in sav-
ingthat we could replace the same by
more modern machinery and furnish
the same number of lights at a cost of
less than 820,000, but we recognize
the expenditure which has been made
by tlie city and therefore propose to
take a very bioad view of the proposition. We will give you for the entire plant, upon the terms hereinafter
mentioned, 860,000 in cash, payable as
follow. 85,000 upon a transfer being
made and 85,000 per year for nine
years, with interest at 5 per cent, per
annum,with the right to the company
to pay the whole off lit any time.
In addition to this tlie company will
agree to furnish the power for 50 arc
lights for the streets of Nelson for five
years free of charge to the city ; the
city, however, to install and maintain its own lamps at its own expense. The company to receive a
franchise for erecting poles throughout the streets of tlie_ city and to
string and iiiaintalnjwires thereon for
furnishing lights and power to the Inhabitants. All poles, wiring and other
work done by the company to be of
the best quality and workmanship.
We also ask for exemption fiom taxation for five years.
If this proposition should he accepted the city would derive many advantages.
First���It would enjoy n first class,
continuous electric light servico running night and day with no shut oil'
on account of luck of power or other
Second���You   would hnve   what the
people are   clearly entitled to,   name-I
ly ; the appearance und protection of a I
modern,   up   to  date   city,   wilh   its
streets   illuminated in   tlie best mau
ner by aro lights.
Third���Vou would furnish a most
inviting field for manufacturing enterprises of ull kinds, whicli would do
more than anything else for the
growth anil development of tho city.
Fourth���You would have made tiu
excellent and profitable sale of the
present plant, which is, as all will
admit, quite insuflieient for the
wants of the lity toduy.
Fifth���Municipal "ownership of
lighting plants has been proved a fall.
ure in the Uuited States where it has
been tried in many places,
A representative of our company
will be glad to meet your Honorable
Ilody, 01 any committee thereof, at
any time to discuss the question.
Uut foi business reasons we would
feel obliged if prompt action were
taken.    Yours respectfully,
West ICootenuy I'ower A Light Co.,
General Manager.
Bonnington Falls, June 24, 1901.
Aid.   Selous   suggested   thnt   there
were   seveial   impoitnnt   matters involved   in   their   offer  and     that   It!
Extra! Extra!
Bio Trained Animal snows
The Oldest, Largest, Richest and Best Institution of its
Kind in the World, Will Exhibit in Nelson
Monday, July 1st
Performances at 2 and 7 p. m.
Prisoners Who Elected   Speedy Trials
Attended to by tho Judge.
There wns a sitting of the court
yesterday at the court house before
IPs Honor Judge Forin, when a number of cases to come up for speedy
trial were heard.
Nnpoleon liodit, fifty years of age
jand a French Canadian, was arraigned before His Honor Judge Forin for
being found at liberty under an unexpired six months sentence. He
elected a speedy trial and pleaded
guilty and was sentenced to one
month's imprisonment, after the expiration of his six   months'  sentence.
John Kennedy, a laborer and a
Canadian, about 28 years of age, was
arraigned on the charge of stealing a
850 note from a man named W. R.
Ferguson. The prisoner was already
suffering imprisonment for another
offense and was sentenced to one
month's imprisonment to commence
at the termination of his previous sentence. John Smith was brought before his honor on the charge of stealing an opal ring fioin the person of a
bartender at Fernie. He elected a
speedy trial and the trial will be
held on July 8th. The; case of John
Peitch nlso came up before the court.
, The prisoner was let oui of jail In
May last on suspended sentence which
0AE3.-MEAL3 a la 0AETE.
Close connection East and Westbound nt Spokane with trains of the
Spokane Fnlls and Northern Railway,
and at Bonner's Ferry witn Kootenay
Railway & Navigation Go.
Direct connection at St. Paul without change of depot with all trains for
Chicago, Toronto. Montreal, New York
and ull points West and South.
Leaves Spokane daily for East at 9:15 a.m
Leaves Spokane doily for West at 7:15 a.m
Leaves Spokane daily lor West at 800 p.m.
West-bound trains make direct connection for Victoria and Vancouver,
Portland, San Francisco, and all point?
on the Sound.
During the season of navigation East
bound trains connect at Dnluth with
themagnillcent steamships North West
and North-Land of theNorthern Steam
ship Company Line, operated iu connection with the Great Northern Railway.
For further information, maps, folders, etc., apply to-any agent of Spokane
Falls & Northern Ry., Kaslo A Slooan
Ry., Kootei ui Railway & Navigation
Co., or to
H. A. JACKSON. ComM Agent,
Spokane, Wasb.
G. Ei TAOKABURY, Local Agent,
Nelson. B fl
ANIMALS   6\3\)
Trained   Elephants,   Trained   Monkeys,   Trained   Zebras,
Trained Ponies, Trained Seals. Trained Goats,
Trained Elks, Trained Zebus.
20 Funnu Clowns 20
Don't Miss the Big Free Street Parade Monday Morning !
More New and Special Features 1 han Any Other
Show in  the World !
Spokane Falls &
Northern R'v.
Nelson  A  Fort
Sheppard R'v
Red Mountain R'v.
would be very advisable   to  look into llc was receiving for drunkenness and
The only all rail route between
all points east, west and south tc
Rossland, Nelson and intermediate
points; connecting at Spokane with
Great Northern, Northern Pacific
and O. R. & N. Co.
Connects at Rossland with the
Canadian Pacific railway for Boundary Creek points.
Connects at Meyers Falls with
stage daily for Republic.
Buffet service on trains between
Spokane and Northport.
Effective May 5th, 1901,
Leave DAY TRA IN Arrive
0 .00 a.m Spoknne 7:3a p.m
12:50 p.m Rossland 4:10 p.m
0:15 a. to Nelson 7:15 p.m.
H. A. JAOKSON, G. P. & T.A.
Spokane  Wast
Agent, Nolson, B.O,
We sell watches that are
reliable and that we can guarantee. Learn our prices before purchasing elsewhere.
Watch repairing our specially. ThlS department is
second to none in the country. All work guaranteed
satisfactory or money refunded. Get a price on the work
before leaving it.
Watchmakeis and Manufacturing: Jewelers.
1901 1901
The Store With
Right Prices
New Goods Arriving Every Day
When our new stock is complete we will have by far the FINEST DISPLAY OF FIRST-CLASS FURNITURE and HOUSE FURNISHINGS
ever shown to the public of Nelson.
Call and see our Rattan Chairs, Baby Carriages, Go  Carts,  Morris
Chairs, Verandah Chairs, etc.
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I   Prospectors' Supplies.   1
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Everything That Is Needed in
the Hills.


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