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Daily Edition No.  1105
Nelson,   British  Columbia. Saturday,   August 3.  iQQ'
Eleventh   Year
FROM FOREIGN
CAPITALS
Chinese Protocol Practically
Completed by Committee.
Motor Gars to Compete for
High Speed Championships.
the last revolution   in the   mountains
of the central range of the Andes.
At the Colombian legation here   tho
movement headed by Dribs is not considered at all serious   thus far.    A report received here on .Inly -ii lost gave
news of a   projected   simultaneous in-.
va.sion of Colombia   from   Venezuela, i J
Ecquador   and   NicaragJa.     Nothing
has heen beard of the movement _ince I
then.
Pekin, Aujr. 2,���Li Hung Chang
who was taken with a sudden indisposition has called in a foreign doctor.
The malady proved to bo a temporary
attack, such as he has frequently sufficed from during the last 1)1 months.
Today he seemed to   have   recovered.
not   distinguished    between   Africans
and highly trained Indian troops
r- I
^ryEFFEC^     TRIED TO BAIT      ,___ _ .
OUIVI-J   JjXXUV. J.~J - !    John Redmond said   Mr.   Chamber
' OF REFINERY       CHAMBERLAIN ^^uZ^TL^Z
Roderick Robertson Dis- Gampbell-Bannerman Attacks j
TO WELCOME
DUKE OF YORK
cusses Lead Mining
ln B. C.
YESTERDAY'S YACHT RACE.
Peain, Aug. 2.���The protocol com
initleo of the ministers of the powers
has virtually finished the draft ot the
protocol and will submit the same for
approval to the other ministers. All
questions of principle have been settled and the protocol will be signed
in the couise of a few days, unless there should be some disagreement as to the phraseology resembling
the discussion that aroso over the
word "irrevocable" ill the early
stages of the negotiations. Should
such a hitch occur, the signing may
he indefinitely delayed.
East Kootenay Very Dull Except at Coal Mining
Centres.
the South   African
Policy.
Wash'ngton, Aug. 8.���United States
Consul-Geueral Masoiat Berlin has
found it necessary to fo:ward to tlio
state department a correction o? the
very generally published statements
to the effect that new electric trains
have been running at the rate of 185
miles an nour between Berlin and
llambirg. Mr. Mason says that a
bci ies of h igh speed trials are to te
mado on an 'S-milo lice becween Berlin and /.ossen, aided by the German
governmert, in August and September, whioh will attract, the electricians of the world. The greatest electrical house in Germany has built a
spe.'.al motor car which is to run in
competition with ono made by one of
the leading American concerns for
this special test.
Canadian Boat Was Defeated By Echotn
From Buffalo.
Buffalo, N. Y., Aug. 2.���The las;
days racing of a four day's successful
regatta nuclei' the auspices of tne
Buffalo Yacht Club, b:or���ht out some
close finishes and two surprise!..
Beaver, the fast Canadian boat was
debated by the Eehota of Buffalo,
a_d Vesta o" Toronlo. which lan away
from ber competitors in Wednesday's
race, finished a bad third today in the
'���'.a foot class. Marco of Buffalo wo.i
the event and Pedro of Roche tor finished second.
The boats sailed over a nine mile
course. The wipd was light during
first six miles, lt. freshened considerably on the last leg and the yachts
crossed the finish lino in a six mile
breeze. The race between Beaver and
Eehota was olo.e and the crew of the
latter boat won the race by good seamanship. They made last turn together. By clever management
Eehota was worked to windward,
hlanketing Beaver. She held her position to the end e 'ossing the finishing line half a minote ahead of the
Canadian boat.
Colonial Secretary Defends
and   Explains   the
Methods.
iThe   American   Consul   at
i      Montreal Asks for a
Warship.
St. Petersburg, Aug.   2.���Thursday,
August 1, Count   Cassini, the Russian
ambassador to the United States,  who
arrived heie lecently   will te received
in audience by the Czar on Wednesday
next.    The   ambassador   will   remain
here a fortnight  and will   spend   two
weeks at Marieabad and will then return to Paris. He has not yet seen the
finance minister, M. Dewette,  and   it
is   considered   that   Count   Cassini's
presence in St. Petersburg   will   substantially  change   tbe   situation   respecting the bugar duties. It is understood that tho ambassador   is   unable
to throw light on the question whether Russia would recognize the decision
of the   United   States   supreme   court
should   It   decide     against     Russia.
There is a disposition in several quarter   here     to   hope   for a   settlement
through   a   new commercial treaty.
Washington, Aug. 2.���The political
situation in the neighboring republics
of Venezuela and  Colombia   in   South
America and the pcssibili'y of war between these two   stales   is   attracting
considerable   attention in   diplomatic
ciicles.    Should   war actually   result,
the authorities in each country would
not only have to deal   with  their foreign enemies but also with   their   domestic foes, as each of   the   cr.inti'ies
now bus what practically   amounts to
a civil war on its hands.    Neither the
Colombia nor the Venezuelan legations
here has much direct Information and
tho cable reports are exceedingly con-
llicting.   The   ollleials al, the  Colombian legation   are   at a loss to understand the report of  President Castros
declaration   of   martial   law   on   the
ground   that   his   country    is   being
invaded by Colombia.    The revolution
OS THE BOUNDARY ROAD.
Marcus, Wash., Aug. 2.���At least
;so,(ion ties will be necessary, in building the 83 miles of railroad between
Marcus and Republic, says the Spokesman-Review, Poller Brcs. have the1
cortract of getting out these ties.
There will be more or less difficulty
in securing this material, as a good
part of tho road���especially that up
Kettle valley���extends through Indian
allotments and lands belonging to
homesteaders, or to the United Sl..t,es
government. Timber cannot be cut
or ���old from such lands.
It was thought that only one t_n-
nel would be necessary along the line,
but recent surveys show that another
will be required, A change was made
in Che original survey near Curlew,
which involvos the catting ot a tunnel about 250 feet long. To Johnson
& Andcrion was sublet the oontraet
of cutting the big 8(10 foot tunnel opposite Cascade city. These oontracLors
began work about two weeks ago.
As large a torce as can work to ad-1
vantage is now engaged. Already much
prngreis has been made on the headings and approaches.
Material 1or the big steol bridge at
Marcus has been ordered, but it will
not begin to arrive until sometime
late in tlie fall. The waters of the Coliuuliia are receding slowly, which
may delay tbe work of laying tlio
foundations of the false and porman
ent, superstructures
Spokane, Aug. 2.���"There is excellent reason to believe that tbo completion of the lead refinery in Briti.b
Columbia will mean a cut of at, leaBt
$3 a ton in the pieient smelter rates, "
said J. Roderick Rohertson, president
of the Britisn Columbia Mine Owners'
Afsociation, while in Njrthport on
Wednesday.
"The management of the Canadian
Pacific railway stands ready to build
the refinery under the terms of the
bonus offered by the Dominion government, just as soon as tbe management gets assurances of a tonnage
sufficient tc justify the enterprise.
The bonus is 85 per ton for the first
year on 20,00(1 tons of pig lead to be
produced from Canadian ores. I estimate that the *ull production of the
Kootenay silver-lead mines is about
110,(100 tons of ore and concentrates.
That, should he far more than enough
to give 20,000 tons of pig lead needed
in order to get full advantage of the
subsidy. At a recant meeting of the
British Columbia Mineowners' Association we indorsed the proposal of
the Canadian Pacific people to build
the refinery, and We trust that they
will get th. bonus.
The indications are that the refln
London, Aug. 2.���A discussion aro .e
in   the   House   of   Commons   tonight
ovor the colonial office appropriation,
and   it   gave   the   opponents   of   the
government ample opportunity to bait
Mr.   Chamberlain,   while    tucking  a
motion   pro   forma   to reduce bv  one
hundreo pounds the vote out of which
the colonial secretary's salary will be
paid.   Sir   Henry    Guupbell-Banuer-
man, as   tbe Liberal leader, said that
in view of tne   patience   with   which
tho nation had for 21 months  endured
Mr.   Chamberlaiu's   policy   in  South
Africa, ho   thought   it   opportune  to
secure a statement from   the  colonial
secretary as to the war situation.   Be
went on to point out   that   Cape   Colony was   now   invaded   and   overrun
with Boers, and he  asked  what prospect there was of repelling the invaders, what the condition of Cape Colony
would   be   after   the  war,  what   the
prospect of  famine as a result of  the
government's "pohoy of devastation"
and where was   Cape  Colony's constitution, which   appeared to bim to  be
under lock and key since   the declaration of martial law.
Chamberlain replied that farm
burning had heen entirely abandoned
and replaced hy the policy of   concen
what brutal expression of the govern-
ment's policy," and be prayed tu God
that the resistance of the Boers might
be strengthened.
The debate was continued for an
hour afte.' Mr. Chamberlain's speech
and the amendment to reduce the salary ol colonial secretary was rejected
by a vote of 154 to 70.
London, Aug. *.���The Be 'is win I
are invadig Portegue e territory, says
the Lorenzo Marques correspondent of I
the Daily Mail, number 500. They |
irossed the lire near Manetzi and are i
now going northward toward Ko-
matipoort. A Swiss farmer reports
that his   "arm   buildings   have   been
burned and his stoek has been driven Montreal, Aug. 2,-Ui ited States
off and that his wife and servants arc Contjl Hittinger today wrote the
missing.; Although    the    Portuguese  Washington   authorities  asking  that
Gity  of Toronto Wins Suit
Against the  Street
Railway.
authoritin are preparing to makevig
orous resistance   only 144   men   under
Captain   Almida   aie    pursuing    the
Boers.
.! the United States send a warship to
join the representatives of the French
and German nations in a welcome of
the Duke of York.
Timothy Corbett, shot yesterday af-
te.noon by his sister-in-law, Mrs.
Join B.'lger, died in the gcneial hospital oday. It is understood he mado
a statement today justifying the woman. In the meantime she has been
remanded for eight days.
Toronto, Aug. 2.���Ten years ago
the st/eet railway company agreod to
pay the eity 8800 a year per mile as a
mileage payment. The city contended that curves, switches and turnout
should be counted. The company objected and the case went through the
court?. Today news was received
from Eugland that the city had won.
It means S'.'O.OOO  to   tbe   city   during
London, Aug. 3.���Mr. Chamberlain's declarations on behalf of the
government in the House of Commons
that great severity would be used
hereafter in dealing with Cape rebels and that Boors shooting captured
blacks   will,   if taken,   be  executed,
coupled with the aserance that a
considerable number of troops will be
brought home at the end of September
are   treated  by   the   morning   papers
as the beginning of   tbe   third period
of the   war.   Tbe    Stanlard,   Daily
Chronicle, Morring l'ost, Daily Telegraph, Daily Mail, Daily Graphic aud
Daily Express lejoice at the t>"govern-
ment's resolute attitude,"   Tbe Daily i--     .
News  on   the  otber hand regards  it  tbe Me of tbe co.ni any's franchise
with uneasiness and apprehension and ""~~"~~
"The indications are that the renn-  am, i��_����..-.. ....
ery will be   located  at Nelson, which   tration   camps.    He   contended    that
'  '        :   ���   ������'   "...n   thoKH were   humane   and   satisfactory
through Its central location is well
suited for the enterpiise. 1 suppote
that the refinery would coit perhaps
$300,000. It must employ scores of
men and will be a substantial addition to_tho town that gets it."
[n di.cussing the affairs of the Ymir
mine, of which he has general management, Mr.  Rohertson said:
"The regular quarterly dividend nf
5 per cent, on the stock of toe Ymir
conpany is expected tnis  week.   The
these were humane and satisfactory
iubtiiutions, as had beeu shown by
tbe fact, tbat thou..ands of Boers came
into them voluntarily.
"The government have tbe best reasons to believe," continued the colonial L'icretary, "tbat a vaBt majority
of tbe Boers acknowledge themselves
beaten and would gladly surrender
and resume peaceful pursuits for tbe
comparative handful of irreconcil-
ables who were carrying on a guerilla
company has already paid 8144,000
in   wai that is rapidly degenerating into
it, superstructures.
,  - .    .     ,   ������ , a good deal ofconccntrn
A force of about,   20   men arc clear-      ��� "
ing and burning tbo bruBh   and email  carrios wel1,      	
Marcus.    About   12
profits and the quarterly   distribution
has been $48,000.
"1 have just given instructions to
j,o ahead with work on tbe new eyau-
iding plant at the Ymir. It will have
a capacity of about 150 tons of ore a
day, to treat the tnilings from tbe
stamp mill. We expect to increase
our revenues considerably from the
operation of the cvanide works. The
new plant will be 300 by 140 lectin
��� size and will contain about 200 tons
of machinery, chielly from San Francisco.
"The concentrator at the Enterprise,
on Slocan lake, is rapidly being installed and it will soon be ready to
handle about 50 tons of oi. a day. In
addition the compressor plant is making good progress. We aro going
right ahead with development and
have opened a rich shoot giving B0
ounces in silver.    In addition we have
  atingore which
carries
timber through
teams and men hnve begun the neecs-
siuy grading for thc southern approach to tbe big bridge. A cut of
about 13 feet will be required.
William Grant has commenced operations on the second section of the
road���at a poiot above where Kettle
river will he bridged. As yet his
j force is small, numbering about 45
men.   lt is understoi d   that   much ot
where It had made a refuge is to bo
in no senBe an invasion by Colom
blans.    Dr.     Gallivras     belonged   to
invaded by -oioruoiu.    *       ���-     iu.;ll.    .�� .. -        --- _,.,,inn
headed by Dr.Galviras who crossed the  this   wor_   has   been   let   to   station
Venezuelan     border   from    Colombia | men- .
MADE THINGS MOVE.
Montreal'.   Aug.    2.���A    cablegram
blans.    Dr.     Gallivras     oeiongc.   ���-,    Mon ..Kl,   A  B M__
the  party of Andrade who   was ever-   1ms be��> �� ^
thrown by eastern, and It is sta ed in | Do  aid   manage o    ^ rf ^
diplomatic    ci.cos   that he is simpl t , railway."^ h       been offer-
beading a rebellion of Venezuelans ^^^'Superintendent of
against tbe hitter's authority. N�� ^^"itrdeau. Mr. McDonald
definite information has been received  tramwayat * ^ ^
here regarding the whercab,,uB o �� ��1^ u up {rolc u ten minute scr-
General Urine, wbo in his turn ta WJP �� ^.^ ^.^ He ,, a
heading a movement against the pros- | '�����<��� K_ward'Island,
ent  government,   in    Colombia   from : native ol
the Venezulean side.
Tbo last news
o' bis whereabouts was thai be was
at Marscaibo   and bad not yvt crossed
NOT DECIDED   YET.
Tbe Hague, Aug.2.-People v.ho aro
into Colombia, where it was ..pp. sed   in ^association^       ���   to��
he  would   attempt   to   effect a June-   say tbatnn_to thep*es
ture   with   Sarin, a   noted  guerilla,  been    decided   that be w.ll
wbo la still carrying on a   vestige of. United States.
Femle, Aug. '.'.���Active work is in ;
progress at tbe present timo to prepare tho ground for the erection of
400 new coke ovens at Morrissey,
where thoy havo a 40 foot ledge of
solid coal. Tho C. P. R. intend lo
build a standard gauge track to thiB
point from Elko and an electric tramway from Morrissey to the mines. It
is clannod that the coal deposits in
this district are larger and superior
to those in the Coal Creek district
which have received so much attention
during the last few years. In the
Elko district active operations are go
ing on in the work ot railroad con-
struction on the Crow's Nest Southern. The road will conneot near Jennings with the Great Northern, and
the work of construction in in the
hands of A. Guthrie & Co., o! St,
Paul, who are pushing the work as
rapidly as circumstances will allow.
There is little activity in East
Kootenay at the present time except
at the points where coal mines aro in
operation. Other minus arc practically
all cloBed down and a spirit of depres.
Bion is brooding over the district. The
C. I'. R. arc engaged on the tunnel at
the loop which will make  a saving in
brigandage and absolute murder
Lord_Kitcbener iB adequately dealing
with the p.oject by establishing block
hoi'ce cordous within which the peacefully inepjed can safely settle and be
pro ected."
Regarding   the    announcement    by
Lord    Ritchoner   that    Commandant
Kritzinger hud declared his   intention
to shoot, all natives in British  employ
whether armed or unarmed, Mr.Chamberlain .aid tbe government  bad telegraphed   Lord    Kitchener   to   inform
the Roer leaders   that such  acts  were
'ontraiy   10 Civilized usage   and   that
all guilty pe.'SODS ol  "lis class if captured would be   court  martialed   and
e~eeu,ed.    Mr.   Chamberlain's declination was received with   loud   cheers.
* "Thei. seems to  be  an   impression
that we have come to some soit of   an
agieoment with the   lioers," said Mr.
Chamberlain in another portion of bis
speech,   "that   natives  are   not to be
omploved In tlrs war, but there is no
such agreement.    Incursions into protected districts inns, be more   severely
dealt with,  if there is to bo  'sniping'
of soldiers   from behind  hedges,   and
even of women."
Rubbish," cried an Irish member
the Morning Leader as "the opening
of an epoch of terror and shame."
The Standard says: "Thu pestilent
activity of a small section is keeping
the whole vast area in a state of tumult, throwing an enornons cost on
the treasu-y and postponing the resumption of pca.ofu! !".d.P.t.y. The
time is clarly at band if we rightfully
construe Mr. Chamberlain's words,
when Lord Kitchener will bo instiuct-
ed not to treat as prisoners of war,
British subjects capture, with arms
in theii hands. It is a sta.ie wbi~i
every gueralla contlict ultimately
reaches and it is to be deplored since
it may breed terrible crimes leading
to terrible reprisals on both sides but
the brigandage into which the campaign has degenerated must be stamped out at any cost,"
The Times says: "The Boers have
announced their determination to
shoot every Dative who accepts service with the British or assists them
in any way. Mr. Chamberlain has
very properly telegraphed Instructions that all who are found guiltv
of such practices shall suffer death,
We bave carried leniency very far,
further than it has ever been carried
In the history of war and it is time
t to think of the future in a business
way."
To.-onto, Aug. 2.���Daniel Roche,
machinist, was out in a canoe this
morning on the lake with bis little
dacgl. ���;r, when the canoe capsized.
Help was available and the bodies
were recovered almost immediately.
Rocne was dead and the little girl
died sooj a i,er.
Sherbrooke, Que., Aug 2.���The will
of the late Geo go O. Goodhue, of Danville who committed suicide, leaves
the residue of the estate to the British
Foreign Bible Society and Dr. Enr-
nardo's homes. They will share between $50,000 and 800,000.
BALL GAM IIS.
Yesterday's   baseball   scores   wen
National League���Philadelphia 3,
New York 5; Brooklyn I, Boston i.
American League���Cleveland 7, Milwaukee 0; Detroit   0, Chicago 7.
Eastern League���Wot ouster 7, Providence 2-, Hartford   ll,   Brockton   5.
Boston io, Philadelphia o.
OIL IN NOVA SCOTIA.
A Company is about being incorpor
atcd to oxplo.e for oil in the vicinity
of Cheverie, N. S. Some 3,000 acres
of land   have   been   leased   and   New
JAIL WARDEN   RELIEVED.
Vancouver, Aug. 2.���The warden of
tho Provincial   jail at Now  Westminster, Mr. Georgo Armstrong, has been
temporarily relieved from  duty.    Mr.
R. P. Johns, warden of the Provincial
jail at Victoria, arrived   this morning
to take charge of the local institution
and the keys were banded   over to the
new   officer     at   noon     today.    This
change has been made as a direct   result of the   official   Inquiry into  thc
affair,, at this institution which opened before Judge Harrison ou   Wednesday last.    Tho   most important, statement made by Witness Benjamin Marshall,   one of   the  guards,   was  that
one uf the bookkeepers had   told   him
that some supplies received at tbe, jail
and paid for by   tbo   government  had
not been   entered   on   the   books, but
wore   appropriated by officials to their
private use.    Marshall   produced lists
of the articles   about   which   he suid
the bookkeeper   bad   told him.    Dates
were also   given.    Tho   lists produced
wore placed in evidence  and   will   bo
Compared with tbo entry books before
the inquiry   closes.      Tlie commission.
resumed this forenoon,   and   Marshall
was again recalled by the commission.
Mr. Chamberlain   retorted  that  he  York _....__ inlei,cl)ted ln tho  ,,���   1;l
met some Indies who had been assault-  Uon of a company for  the  purpose of
ed in this way. exploiting   the   same.   Tbe  existence
"If things have changed   .rom   bad  0f oilin this vicinity was reported on
to worse in Cape Colony," he   cootie- . ~ [-.   n,_d| ~f Nuy.
uod,   It,   is   because the   Cape   rebels  y-0.|���
have found   rebellion a cheap,   inter- 	
esting and even amusing performance
Then, tbcio bas been mistaken leni
ency, and this was  the   policy in the
past.
"Botbn, Dowot and Schalkburger
do not say tbat the war was caused
by the raid. Thoy say they are lighting .'or their independence. It iB
nonsenre to epcak of offering terms  to
TOLD TO   KEEI' ON.
London, Aug. 2.���A   despatch   from
Sttinderton, Transvaal,   dated July 5,
which   had   been stopped by  the cun-
sor has just,   been   r xdved   here.    It
reads:    "Walter Kitchener met,   Loum
llotha   and   his secretary,   Dowitt   by
appointment,aby libit Rand a few days
ago.    Tbey brought lunger's reply to
Botha's   surrender  proposal.    It   waa
known.    Botha,     Dewitt,       Delarey.
Steyn continue   fighting.    Alleviation
Enough
I ^Continued on Third Page.)
POUND FOSSIL REMAINS.
Williamstown, Ont.,   Aug. 2.--Sev
eral days ago a   farmer named Binne
vllle, in digging   a well on his farm, Cjn'b. "sent when   needed
two miles from here, at,   a depth of 13 ' jor ,|)(. p,._8e_t."
feet came across the fossil   remains of i _____
some large animal in a very fair state
of preservation.    It is thought by mun
uuusem- ._ ...��� ... _ 0f sc|en^_ w|10 have since viewed it to
men who say it must bo a fight,  to tho  be  th0   rcmainH   0r   a   lo_g   extinct
__���ntl8"8UOWtheP��my0'   the <k'ln08ilurus-   Th,<  bon-0' tn6h6ftd KrtttK'_iU~.
Si idwardllrev I ibera. Imnerial ""*"?* *""* ��. " ^^ TH which is necessary before tl.e next
Sir Edwaid Grey, Liberal Imperial- ye.teb.ae a,_ from eight to nine gtor, ���f ������. structure can be proceeded
ist expressed bitter disappointment im:he3 in diameter, and tbo tenth aro I with. Contractor Bradbury Is na-
at the tone of Mr. Chamberlain's about two to three inches io length I '"rally disappointed at the delay, but
speech although be agreed with tho atld Br��� much worD on lh, 0���wn. ^J^^T1���^ J'Sg
general military policy of the govern- Much inle���Ht hM Deen ������-���*, by tho ^3 eoJJrol li.e Ziunls H,_.
ment. lie said tbo colonial secrotary Hnrtin(, 0f the fussll animal, whicli Is 1 flooded their quarrleB, The first lot of
had dealt carelessly with the subject now in the possession of Mr. William ' the material will be to hand in a duy
of employing  native   troops and   had  MaoPherson. jor two.
ROSHLAND'S POSTOFFICE.
Rossland.    Aug.    .'.���The   work   on
tho   postoffico   was   practically   at   a
standstill   yesterday, because   of  tho .   t
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ntral  Prow Aconcy, Ltd., Special Apcnt*.
Alexander & Co.,521 Kir~_ Avcnuo, Spokane,
WtMh�� keep this paper on  fllo, and ere our
authorised agente (or advertiaameiitB and Hub-
HcriptionH. _
HUDSON'S BAY
COMPANY.
INCOHPORRTBD    1670.
SPECIAL SALE OF
Cotton Goods
AT LARGELY REDUCED PRICES.
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MSCUI.MINATION.
The instance quoted in yesterday's
ilincr, where it was shown that tho
freight rate on mineral wool was
much cheaper from New York to Nelson than from Toronto to Nelson, is
but one of scores of such cases of rii*-
oriminaticn in rales that is building
up the industries of the Slates to the
detriment of those in tho Dominion.
While Canada's progress has been
steady and satisfactory there aro many
who would have liked to have seen it
moro marked and Protection, Free
Trade, Liberals, Conservatives���everything and everybody were abused as
being responsible for the slow growth.
The Commission on frieght rates is
rapidly showing that discrimination
in favor of American lines has had
more to do with it than all the rest
put together. Take Detroit and Windsor. The St, Clair river divides them,
the former being in tbe States and
the latter in Canada. Detroit is a
large, prosperous and handsome city
and Windsor hut a small struggling
town. One reason for the difference
seems to bo traceable to freight rates.
A Windsor firm buying dry paint from
Toronto and Montreal found that the
freight was 88 per ton more than to
Detroit. The add'tional haul across
the river lessened the charge to the
extent of Ss, and it was found that the
rate to Windsor was as high as to
Chicago. The rate on corn from Windsor to Toronto and intermediate points
is 10 cents per cwt., whilo shippe-s
in Chicago and intermediate American
points can reach Ihe same markets in
Canada at. lower rates.
The Windsor Record publishes a
list of the rate discriminations which
have been dealt with hy the Hoard of
Trado, and they show that the local
farmers, merchants aud manufacturers
have many causes of comolaint. A
manufacturing company doing business in Windsor complained that manufacturers and snippers in tho east got
rates coming thai way from 20 to 40
por cent, better than from Windsor
to points east, and thai tbis discrimination imahlcd tbe Montreal and Toronto concerns to do business right in
the country upon an equality with local manufacurcrs. while the excessive
rates east prevent the Windsor people
from entering the eastern market.
The statement was mado a'so that
rates quoted from Montreal and Toronto to Windsor were L5d to L'fic in
excess of the same commeditiea to
Detroit. To ovc-como this it. was pio-
poscd that shipments he made lo 11c-
troit and an extra freight rale he paid
for the return of the goods to Windsor. Upon enquiry it was found that
a car could be si'nt on to Chicago as
oheaplv as It could be returned from
Detroit to Windsor. A peculiar policy Is revealed in Ihe rate on grain
from Windsor .io Montreal or St.John.
I." the grain is for shipment abroad
tho charge is t:t.'a cents pei ewt., to
oither seaport, but if it. is for home
consumption the rate is 10J_ cents per
cwt., to Montreal and ft1.,; cent to St.
John. Some of tlio discriminations
mentioned show Hint, tbe way? o" railway companies are Inscrutable. The
Tato on spoke billets und hub blocks
from Novi In Mioblgan, to Detroit
is I cents, and to Windsor li-., cents.
The rate on putty from Detroit to
London is l.i oents, and from Windsor
to the same pninl ;,1 cents. To To
ronto thc rate is i; cculs from Detroit and .<u cents from Windsor,
while to Montreal it is .7.'.; cents l.orn
Detroit, and 58 cents from Windsor.
Thc rate on varnishes from Detroit
to London in SO cents and from Wind
sor 20 cents To Toronto the rale is
33 cents from Detroit and 35 cents
from Windsor. An cq nil Ily great discrimination is maiiu in the 'ale to
Montreal, il being 30 cents from Detroit and 01 cents from Windsor.
It will be seen that lt is timo the
Government was stepping in to protect the industries of Canada. The
railways receive subsidies, land
grants, anil almost everything else
they ask for and iu return fur this
the Government is supposed to have a
certain amount of control over the
rates ami the evidence bcin^ gathered
by the Commission should make tbem
exercise this ri^ht which has grown
rusty tbrongh lack of attention, The
Nelson wholesalers have a Btrong ease
to make out anil it is to be hoped that
jt will be   productive   of   great  good
THIS OFFER HOLDS GOOD UP TO THE 2TTH OF JULY ONLY.
500 yards ot good Prints, 21 inches wide	
SiK) yards Crnm's best Prints	
260 yards Chambray, handsome designs   .....:,
2110 yards Fancy Muslins, former prioes 25c,, 8r,o, and SOc, your choice....
3tKI yards Fancy Dress Goods for summer wear, including many  all-wool
goods 42 inches wido	
200 yards Wash Silks, fancy and plain	
sflo.oo Crash Costume	
$12. on White Costume	
$7.50 Colored Costume ��� ��� ��� ��� ��� ,
Have a look at our windows, where you will see these goods marked in
plain figures. ___________________
$"o on
o 10
o 15
(I 20
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TELEPHONE    NO.   13.
Hudson's Bay Company.
I90I I90I
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
ver shown to the public of Nelson.
Call and see our Rattan Chairs, Baby Carriages, Go  Carts,  Morris
Chairs, Verandah Chairs, etc.
J. G. BUNYAN & GO.
Come and See Our
New Arrival of
Beautiful Framed
Art Productions.
Call Early.  They are
Selling Fast.
Canada Drug and
Book Co., Ltd.
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D. NcAr
J. Q. NELSON, Manager.
Furniture Dealers,
Undertakers and Embalmers.
ii
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SPECIAL SALE
Oak Center Tables,
Oak Leather Seated Fancy Rockers
Elm Folding Tables
Cane Verandah Chairs
" "       Rockers
To make room for our Fall stock of Carpets and Rugs will
Cosl.   To clear,  llaby Carriages and Go Carts, lesu tlian cost.
Worth $3,50 for 2.50
" $5,00 for 3.75
" $6.00 for 4.50
"     $4.50 for 3.75
"��� $5'���� for 3-75
" $6.00 for 4 25
" $6.00 for 4.50
!' $6.50 for 4.75
go at
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TELEPHONE 142
BAKER STREET
to the City by removing disadvantageous rates that now retard its
growth as a distributing centre.
CURRENT COMMENT J
News-Advertiser: The interests of
public decency demand that unless
there be a decided change in its conic ns. a New Denver paper called the
"Olaim," should at least be refused
circulation through ho malls. Anything more vile than the suggestive-
ness of paits of its latest issue it
would be difficult to discover, lt
affords an example of a debasing
misu.e of literary faculty of ono capable of m. eli better things, as many
of his w.itings prove. Nothing, however, pleases bim more in bis latest
nublications, than coarseiy to deride
the marriage relationship, whilst the
unclean neggestivemiss in which the
paper indulges is a disrgrace to Provincial journalism.
London Spectator: Our colonial
policy is simple; wo do not wish to
impose any scheme of federation, any
leady-made links of connection; we
wish only to see each colony prosper,
i'or in the /uitheranco of its prosper-
ity we see the surest promise of union. The wise father who seeks the
well-being of the child does not ask
him to remain always at home, or- to
follow the s: no profession, or to imitate bim slavishly io dress and conduct. He desires the child to make his
way in the world, and he helps him
to this end, knowing tbat thus far
closer ticB of affeotion will bo established Jian if he had coerced him into bis own ways. When Canadian
fede.ation was first propoed, it was
ovi'ientlv supposed that this new fiee-
dom would mean l.he loosening of the
old bonds. It meant really the opposite, for no bonds are so weak as the
ariiilcially imposed,and none so strong
as 1 lose naturally and spontaneously
created by by an independent people.
Hence, much as we desire to see tho
colonies sharing directly with ns the
consideration and execution of imperial measures, we', would wait patiently till of tlie'r own accord they
make the oiler. The bonds mnst be
self made, the HUc-ill.e undertaken of
their own free-Will. The vital internal, for us is the success of these youag
nations, for in them tho w.inle ideal
of British policy is on is trial. Complete locnl freedom, combined with a
readv loyalty to tbo empire���if this
ii.eal is realised It will bo thegrcitest
of our contributions to the political
history of the world.
ment from the United Statos consul at
Colon stating that if the present revolutionary troubles in that section became more aggravated the traffic
across the isthmus will surely become
interrupted. The United States government is bound by a treaty to keep
this traffic open to the world. No
request for a warship to be sent to
the scene of the trouble has been
made.
WHITE   M,AN   TUENED  YELLOW.
Great constcnat'on was felt by tbe
friends of M. A. Hogarty of Lexington, Ky., when they saw he was turning
yeliow. His sk'n slowly changed
color, also his eyes, and he suffered
terribly. Bis malady was Yellow
Jaundice. He wns treated by the best
doctors, but wRuout bcuetit.. Then
he was advised to try Electric Bitters,
the wonderful Stomach and Liver
remedy, and be writes: "After taking
two bottles I was wholly cured." A
trial proves its malcnless merit, for
all Stomach, Liver and Kidney tiou-
bles. Only 35c. Sold by Canada Di ng
& Book Co.
REISTERER & CO.
Brewers of Fine Lager
Beer and Porter.
DBOP IN AND SEE US
Neluon. B. O.
If TOUR HORSE
Is   lame    or    interferes
bring him   to  the   City
Horseshoeing' Shop,  Jo
sephine Street
ALEX. GIBSON.
FOBFEtTED TUE GAME.
Toronto, Ont., Aug. 2.���Today's
Kiinm was foi feited to Toronto by Umpire Sharkey, Buffalo refusing to
play with Slmrkey as umpire. Sharkey is a local umpire and bad been
requested by Manager Barrow to umpire, as the Toronto club would not
allow Winner to officiate again owing
to bis alleged partiality and incompetency. Warner received instructions
from President Powers today to officiate and was on the stand but made
uo attempt to get on the giounds t��
nlupin1. Toronto offered to allow
any Buffalo man to umpire that, tbey
would select. Tbey refused and claim
the game. Attendance 1,000. Money
given back at ihe gate.
HOTEL ROSSLAND
VERNON ST., NELSON
RATES
By the week from $5 to 86,
By the day 81.00.
J. V. O'LAUGHUrJ. Proi).
Atlantic S.S. Sailings
From Moiurciil
Allan Line Australasian Auk. 1"
Allan   I_ino Vrct.rian.., An*. IM
Allan Lino Tuni-ian    A113 'Mi
Ho&vorLtno Uiko (.liamplain An ', Hi
I-oavcr LUw Lake Mo^an t, l<; Au". 88
Krom Portland, rtto.
Dominion Ltno Dominion   Aukuki 10
Dominion Line Oambroman Auk- 17
From HohLoii
Dominion Lino New Kngland  AuffiiMi. U
Dominion Lino Commonwoal.h Auk. 2H
Now York
. . Auk. 18
....Auk. U
....Aug* 91
-. .Auk l'l
.-.-Auk. 17
....AuK.lt
....Auk- 17
. ..Auk- 15
i'ia Auk. 16
.Auk. 18
From
White Star Lino Coltio	
White Slnr Line Mn.le-.tic	
White Star Lino Oceanic	
Cunard Lino Campania	
Cunard Lino Umbria	
American Lino Ht. IjouIh	
Anchor Lino Anchorla	
French Lino La Hrut3S.no	
}.an.bu.K Aniortcnn Aiijru .le Victor
N. O, L. KfLi'orin Maria ThorcHla
WILL INTEKIU.I'T  TRAFFIC.
Washington, Aug. 2.���A   cablegram
has boen received ut the state  depart-
For further particular apply to
H. L. BROWN,
City PatwonKer ARont, Neltion, B. C.
W. P. F. CUMMJNG8
Gon.ral S.S. Aw��t, C.P.It. Offl-iw. Winning
If there is anything you recpiira.ask
for  it  in   ih" uolmiiiiN 0'. the Miner.
FOR SALE
Reynolds' Livery   Stable
ON HALL STREET
Will Be Sold Cheap
Three years lease on  ground
property   at $10.00
per month.
Apply to
, 1. CAIRO-, APE!
Bakor Street.
GALT COAL
For domestic or steam use.
A full supply always 00
hand.
Rates to all railway and
lake points.
W. P. TIERNEY,
General Agent
Tel. No. 265.
Office ��� Two doors west
C.P.R  offices.
i$   THE MARSHALL SANITARY MATTRESS,   g
1MM-WWW1MM
West Kootenay Butcher Co.
ALL   KINDS  OF
Fresh   and   Salted   Heats
WHOLESALE  AND RETAIL
Fian fcuid Poultry in Season
E.   O.   TRAVES.   Manager.
K.-W.-C. Block. Ward Street, Nklson.
Orders by mail receive careful and prompt attention
West Transfer Co.
N. T. MACLEOD, MANAGER.
AND
Best   Fir and  Tamarac   Al
ways on hand.
All Kinds of Teaming and
Commission Work-
P. BURNS & CO.
Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants
HEAD OFFICE NELSON, M. C
��rS5-��
Branch Markets in Kossland, Trail, Nelson, Easlo
Sandon, Three Forks, New Denver and Slocan City.
Orders by mail to a. v branch will have careful �����_ orenutt attention.
Office on   Bo. er Street,
Te). 33
SEASONABLE GOODS
BIRD   CAGES
RUBBER    GARDEN   HOSE
COTTON   GARDEN   HOSE
FISHING   TACKLE
Our stock is now complete in the above lines.    Call and be
convinced that the most complete stock
is carried  by the
LAWRENCE HARDWARE CO.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS.
In the matter of tlie Estate of William Thomas lleadles, late of tho
town of Salmo, British Columbia,
deceased, Intestate.
Notioe iH hereby given, pursuant to
the "Trustees and Executors' Aot,"
that all creditors and otherR having
claims against the estate of the said
William Thomas 11.���miles ���.vim died .11
Nelson, It. C, on the 17th day of
April, HiOl, aie required on or before
the 2iith day of August, 1901, to send
by post prepaid, or deliver to the undersigned, solicitors for the adminis-
trator of the estate of the said deceased at Nelson, H. C. their Christian
names and surnames, addresses and
descriptions, the full particulars of
their claims, the statement of their
.���icL'oiints.und I lie nature of the securities if any. hold by Ilium.
And further take notiee that after
such last, mentioned date the Administrator will proceed to distribute the
assets of the said deceased among the
parties entitled thereto, having regard only to the claims of which he
shall have then had notice, and that he
will not he liable for ths said assets
or any part thereof, to any person or
persons of whose claims notico shall
not have been relieved by him at the
time of such ilisttibution.
Dated at Nallon, B.C., thie 18th day
of July, linn
MAC1JUNAI.I1 &. .lOnNSON,
Solicitors fur   James   Lawrence,   administrator of tbe estate of  the said
deceased intestate.
CALL ON THE
NELSON WINE CO.
nnd try a bottle, n rtoren, or a barrel of
CALGARY BEER as it Ih the bost, and
d.on.nst, on tho markot. Also try our
WINES,    LIQUORS     and    CIGARS. I
FRANK   A. TAMBLYN. U.......
I.ilopboo   93. H��kor HI   Neluon, II, O I
t THE   PROSPECTORS'  EXCHANGE \
% NO. 4 K.-W.-C. BLOCK, NELSON, B. C. -
J Gold, Silver-Lead  and  Copper Mines wanted at thc EXCHANGE.
y FREE   MILLING   GOLD  properties  wanted at once for Eastern
> investors.
i 1'artics  having  mining  property for  sale are   requested to send
' samples of their ore to the EXCHANGE for exhibition,
> Wc desire  to  hear from prospectors who have promising mineral
�� claims in Hritish Columbia.
5 ���, l'''obTec,to''s  and   mining  iren   are requested   to make  the  EX-
\ CHANGE their headquarters when in Nelson.
> All samples should be sent by express, PREPAID.
C Correspondence solicited.    Address all communications to
I t,   h     _   .��� ANDREW   F.   ROSENBERGER. I
)> Telephone No. 104. P.O.Box 700. nelson bo   5
tt��*��~��~����0<'��'L��"��ll��ll��ll_.ll����l��<l��ll
The Canadian Bank of Commerce ::
With Which Is Amalgamated
The Bank of British Columbia.
HBAD OFFICE-TORONTO.
Paid-up   Capital,   88,000,000;   Reserve   Fund,   82,000,000;
A '     " ;s Over $115,000,000.
B. S. WALKER, Oeneral Manager.
-"*---���-I        ir��� tvhwjvvu  | A.V^I-iv.1  *C        A!   II llli,        4
arna rt���   .   ��~X. t'k'ate  Resources Over 8(15,000,000.
HON. GEO. A. COX, President
London Office: 6n Lombard Street, B. C.
New York OHlce; in Exchange Pltce.
And C8 branchos in Canada and the Unitud Stilton, inoluding-
BRITISH COLUMBIA
Atmw Greenwood Nelson Sandon
F~f1~!~">��K ~~~S~3~a Nkw Westminster   Va~_���uv-b
hehnie Nanaimo Kossland Victoria
VJJKON niSTKICT-IlAWBON and White Hohse
UNITfcD STATKS-New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Portland, Skaowat,
Savings Bank Department.
DspoiltB Rooolved and Lntercgt Allowed.   Present, Kate 8 Per Cunt
Nelson Branch.
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��,rW*m\W^*%0***W*f
GRANGE V. HOLT, Manager. | \ Niaaoji   Dailv Mjnbr, Ia-Mimy Auew.   3, i_-o>
The
loop traverses
SOME EFFECTS
OF REFINERY
(Continued from First Page)
tbe line of nearly two miles, besides
doing away with the hardest piece
of track to keep In order on the route,
track in use at present on tbe
tho side of u steep
mountain of wet oltiv, which pierced
by many springs, keeps up a constant
Muling down on the grade, necessitating the steady employment of a large
number of men to keep the mnd removed. It was al this point about a
year ago where several men were on-
gulfed in a mud slide.
When the Crow's Nest line was lirst
built a tunnel was attempted, but owing to the soft and unstable condition
of the mountain where the tunnei
had lo be run it was abandoned after
a conference of all tbo engineers en-
raged 111 the work of construction.
This tunnel was commenced from the
opposite end to the present one, and
curried some forty feet before being
abandoued. This time it has been
commonced at the west end and has
extended about 00 fe9t and will altogether, be about 1,000 feet. Wages in
the Crow's Nest for railway laborers
are from $2 per day.
There is plenty of game along the
line and lots of good fishing. A number of bears have been seen of late
and deer are plentiful especially up
the Elk valley.
Spokane, Aug. ..���The gelling of
an injunction against the Northport
Strikers is the first fruit of I be move
made Iwo weeks ago, when the North-
port Mining & Smelling compuny was
reorganized as an Idaho corporation
with headquarters at Wallace. So
long as the coinpany remained a
Washington corporation and did business here, it would have difficulty iu
gelling an injunction from the federal courts. Accordingly the company was reorganized under the name
of the Northport Smelling _: Refining
Company, Ltd..with ils nominal head.
ollices in Wallace, So far as is
known, however, it docs not own a
single asset in Idaho except^ its sign
and its registration there is simply
lo give it a  standing   in   the   courts.
MINING RECORDS.
Thc following are the mining records for yesterday: Certificates of
work, on Bobs, French, Kitchener.
Powell to Jonas Coxhead, ot al. Only
two locations were reeoioed viz. Red
Rover, od east of north folk of Salmon river, about two miles from Erie
and being a relocation of the Red
Lion, looated by John Tliorburn, and
James Morrison, and the Rand, eight
miles from Erie, upon Craig mountain, first fork of north fork of Salmon river, located by C. Ilanna and
Jas. L, Kane.
Tbe following transfers were mad
yesterday, Standard, from J. O. Neill
of Erie. H. C., to Will Flannngan, of
Erie; Monitor, from John O'Neil to
W. Flannagan; Fissure, from J.
O'Neil to W. Flannagan; Yellow
Metal and Addiu Grace, from H. A.
Prosser, to Sarah E. Prosser, Nelson; and Locbaber, from R. Diiseoll
to J. A.   Wallace  and 0.   B    Miller.
I *<*MO* OOA.eE OLIILUJ OP��tf~r-M  HOWOK*
���DR.
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BAKING
Nelson Opera
House
Monday. August 5th
RICHARDS & PRINGLE'S
FAMOUS GEORGIA MINSTRELS
Highest Honors, World's Faif
Gold Medal, Midwinter Fair
Avoid   Uniting  PoWderfl  containing
uiuLu.  Thoy ore 1 njiu'luiui tu ht-ultb
RIFLE SCORES.
Fourt'i Match of   Rille League   Series
to He  Held Today.
Tho fourth match of the Canadian
Militarv Rifle Leagje series will be
shot oil this morning and afternoon.
The teams that have been chosen are
as follows: 1st Team���Corp. F. E.
Weir, II. Bird, .1. U. Tinkiss, N. T.
McLeod, Le.-Serpt. R. J. Steel,
Pte. .1. U. Simpson, L. Gobey, D. McKay, Dr. G. A.B. Hall, and A. Grant.
Second Team���A. Carrie, H.J. Robie,
II. A. Langford, \ Color-Sergeant J.
McKcnzie, Pie. J. iiichardon, Lieut.
T. Brown, Vie. W. J. Dodds, Capt. H.
E. Macdonnell, and Pte.C. F. Ingram.
Shooting commences for the first
team at 0 a. ro. sharp, and for the
second team at '.' p. m. Entrance fees
to matches to be paid by each member
to captain of the team before firing
commences,
Thc scores at yesterday's match
were :
200     500     600 Tot'l
A.   Carrie 32
II. J.    Robie 27
Pte.    Dodd 21
Col-Ser. MoKenzle.28
Capt. Macdonnell..25
I'te. A. Embree. ..23
Le-Scrgt. Steel. ...22
Sergt D. Porter.. 15
Pte. F. Ingram. .16
Pte. E.   Boyce 21
Pte. R. Strachan. .13
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50  PEOPLE   50
2   BANDS  2
A Carload of Scenery
Four Big Comedians, viz.
THOMAS, FIDLER STEVENSON
and LANGFORD.
Special train of Pullman
Cars.
Palace
12 GOMEDIANS
24 SOLO SINGERS
16 DANGERS
10 BIG OLIO AGTS
FAMOUS ALBAHBIA QUARTET _
Strongest Singing Turn ever
introduced by a Minstrel
Company.
Magnificent
takes place at
Free
2.30 p.
Street    Parade
Seats on sale at Macdonald's.
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l H. H. PLAYFOKD
I        & CO.
I      MADDEN    BLOCK
\  Cigars...
Tobacco \
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RAILWAY
'   VIA
America's Greatest Scenic
Line.
To All Eastern Points via
Lake Route, All-Rail or Soo
Line, via St. Paul or Chicago.
ricai Eipsitioii
BUFFALO. $76.00.
Sixty    Days'    Limit.
Good going August 6th, 20.
Through Sleeping Cars Kootenay Lclg. to Toronto. Arrowhead to Vancouver.
For pamphlets descriptive of Canadian I .icirio lours and for Time Tables,
Rates, Tickets, apply
H. L. Brown,
Oity Passenger Agent.
J. S. Oaiitkr,
Dis. Pass. Agt.
Nelson.
E. J. Coyle,
A. G. P. A.
Vancouver
NOTICE
KEEPINR  OP THE AVERAUE.
New   Orleans, La., Aug.   2.���Three
more negroes were lynched at Carroll-
ton, Mo., this morning.
FOUND-A IlUSliAND;
Some time ago a Mrs. Laura Brown
was searching for ber husband, who
had strayed somewhere and the aid of
the Provincial police was secured to
find him. The facts of tbo case were
published in The Province and
through the paper Mr. Brown became
aware of the fact tnat bis wife was
looking for him and discovered himself to the public. The Provincial
police authorities received a telegram
from Mr. W. II. Mullock-Webster this
morning slating that Isaao Mrown,
the husband, was ut tbe Sherbooke
hotel in Nelson and to so inform his
wife. The news wa�� taken tu Mrs.
llrown today.���Vancouver Province.
SAVES TWO FROM DEATH.
"Our little daughter had an almost
fatal attack of wiioooing cough and
bronchitis," writes Mrs. W. K. Ilavi-
land, of Arraouk. N. Y , "but, when
all other remedies failed, we saved
her life with Dr. King's New Discovery. Our niece, wbo had Consumption in an advanced stage, also used
this wonderful medicine and today she
is perfectly well." Desperate throat
and lung diseases yield to Dr. King's
New Discovery as to no other medicine on earth. Infallible for Coughs
and Colds. 500 and SI.01) bottles guaranteed ny Canada Drug & Hook Co.
Trial bottles free.
A GOOD THING.
German Syrup is the special prescription of D. A. Moschee, a celebrated German Physician, and is acknowledged to be one of the most fortunate discoveries in Medicine. It
quickly cures Coughs, Colds and all
Lung troubles of tho severest nature,
removing, as it does, the cause cf the
atfection and leaving the parts iu a
strong and healthy condition It is not
an experimental medicine, but has
stood the test of years, giving satisfaction in every case, whioh its rapidly increasing sale every season confirms.' Two million bottles sold annually. Boschee's German Syrup was
introduced in the United States in
1H118, and is now sold in every town
and village in the civilized world.
Three doses will relieve any ordinary
cough Price 75 cts. Get Green's
Prize Almanac.
J. C. QWILLIM, B-,  Sc,
MINING ESG1NEER.
Late of Geological Survey of Canada.    Six years experience in B. C
mining districts.
Baker Street Nelson. B. c
A. R. BARROW,a.m.loe
Provincial Land Surveyor
Corner Viotoria and Kootenay Sts.
P.O. Box f> Talenhone No.
Canada Permanent and Western Canada Mortgage
Corporation.
head office toronto.  ont.
Money to loan on Straight Mortgage,
Apply to Q. h. LENNOX Bokw St
Nelson.
THE   MINER'S
WANT   PAGE
FOR SALE OR RENT\    MISCELLANEOUS
Advertisement* inserted under this hoad at
the rate of ono coin, a word nor insertion. No
-dvertisoinont taken for lei*,, than 26 cent..
Sltunllou Wuinod L.lvortisemonu, Inserted
three times free of chnrgo.
BARGAIN V��� Up-to-ilutu   Indies' Hartford bicycle for sale   cheap.    Money
talks.    Apply Hike, Miner.
Are you in   want?   If
the people, through   The
coluniu,  what   you are
Vou'll (fot it.
you are, tell
Miner want
n   wau'.   of.
ROOM TO KENT In K.  W. 0.    Block.
on   July   1st,   corner   room   facing
Baker and Ward   streot.    Two   rooms
WHOLESALE
HOUSES
en suiie on Ward st.
rooms.    Furnished
Mrs. F. .1. Squire.
ur
and  two inside
unfurnished.
TO RENT.���Rooms uml olliee in   Clement,   Ilillyer bloek.    Apply to   the
Nelson Electric Tramway ollices.
ROOM and board in   private   family.
Apply ou Silica street, second  door
west of Ward.
ROOM for   rent at
Silica street.
BOUSE to  Kent.
Mrs.   Melieath's,
to   Rent.���Furnished   or  uu.
furnished, apply T,  Miner oflice.
FOR    SALE. ���Pianos,
for sale or rent.    Big
ada Drug .. Rook uo.
Used     pianos
values.   Can-
FOR SALE.���One   pair of geese,   one
trio of Pekin ducks,  two dozen   live
pigeons,.    Address   K.     llendershott,
Waneta, B. C.
PLEASANT burnished Room ou   Sii-
ica St.,   two   doors   west   of   Josephine st.
WANTED
WANTED.���Two   boys   Electric   Dispatch Messenger Oflice.
FARE. ���Cnsli, 10 cents.
Tickets, 10 for 50 cents.
SERVICE���Every 20 minutes, leaving
park and up-to\vn terminUB at'7
a.m. to 10.40 p.m. Early car leaves
H, r>. Stoies(!:45a.m.
TRAINS���Oars meet 10.35 a.m. and
0.45 p m., and outgoing only on
request.
SPECIAL���The public are requested
to stop cms only on the far side of
cross streets; not to ride on, enter
or leave by front platform; also to
motion by hand if they intend to
board the cur, and to notify conductor a short distance before they
wish to leave.
COMPLAINTS���Will receive prompt
attention at tbe Company's office,
Vernon Street, City.
HEAL ESTATE
A large number of good residential
building sites adjacent to the lines of
their trarnwoy, chiefly in the southern portion of the city to be sold on
easy terms.
Apply   Tramway      Office,    Vernon
Street.
A V. MASON,
Managing Secretary.
NELSON Employment Agency.  Raker
street.    Phone 278.    J. H. Love.
WANTED���Laboiers   and Axemen for
Lardo.    Waitresses.    Cook's   second
helpei.    Waiter for mine.    Dishwashers.    Girl for housework.    Flunkey.
Contracts taken   for   Diamond   Core
Drilling.
WESTERN Canadian Employment
Office.    Fhone   271).   II. A.    Prosser.
WANTED. ���Railroad lucorers. Girls
for   housework.    Woman   to   Cook.
Dishwasher.
Spokane Falls *%
Northern RY
BAND CONCERT.
Hy kind permission ol Captain Mac-
doimel the R. M. R. band will give
the following programme at, Tectzel's
oorner at h o'clock tonight under thc
direction of Mr. .1. H. Pollard;
March���"Charlatan" Sousa
Cuke Walk���"Aunt'Phoebe's Jubilee"  .'   Stern
Overture���"Brudder Gurdner's Picnic" Rollinson
Schottische���"Don't Forget"    Harris
St lection���"II   Trovatore".
Galop���"Hell    lIp-to-Dato"
March���"BlaCrt^Cat"	
"God Save tho King."
..Verdi
. . Fasset
.Schul'
i
T. (). Proctor's houseboat is now for
rein by the day or week. Special rates
for family parties.' First-cliiBS cook
and attendant in charge. Rates $2.50
per day. Parties can get olf O. )'. H.
boats either going or rctiiruing from
Kootenny Landing. The boat for the
next two weeks will be. stationed at the
IDOUth of Midge and neighboring creeks,
where a big catch of rainbows is
assured. Apply lo T. O. Procter. Baker
street, for further information.
Kelson  & Fort
Sheppard R'v,
Red fountain R'v.
LOW   RATES.
Winnipeg One Fare Bound
Trip
August 20th to ?.8th
On Account of Medical Association Convention.
H. & M. BIRD
BROKEN HILL BLOCK.
MISCELLANEOUS
NELSON, B. C.
AERATED AND MINERAL WATERS
'jIHOltl'li iic CO. LIuiilod-Coruor Vornon
Jl ttlul Codar .trools, No___ ���Alanuluotur
ers of aud wholesale dealers in uurulod water,
and fruit syrups. Solo ugonts lor Huloyou Uo
-priugs iniuorut walor.   Telephone 00.
���VT ELSON   1.011 A    WATER   FACTORY-
_..\ N. M. Cummins, Lessee���Kvory known
variety of soil, driuks. P O Box 88. Tuloplione
No. 31. Hoover SUuut, Nolson. bottlers of tho
f~mous St. Leon Hot Springs Mineral WuUir
ARCHITECTS
C1ANK Sc JIACtlONALH (H. Caue. Jamo
J   A. Macdonald)���Architects and superln
londonis, Broken ilill Bloek, comer Bakor and
\V ard Streets, Nolson
COMMISSION MERCHANTS
HJ. EVANS Sc CO.-Baker Stroot, Nol
��� son���W hulcsalo deulers in Uquors, cigar . cement, lire brick and Uro cluy, wator
pipe nn,I stool rail,,, uud gouerul commission
merchants.
GRAIN,   HAY AND CEREALS
BRACKMAN -ICEK MILLING CO., l/rn.-
Vv holosule und retail dealers lu grain,
hay, llour, Iced. Mills ut Victoria, Now Wost
-Uhster, Eumonton, Alta. Elevators on Calgary uud Edmonton ltuilwny. jYlouafnclurol.
ol thu celebrated ii. ~. ii.. brand cereals.
GROCERIES
AMACDONALl) & Co.-Cornor Fron
��� and Hull Streets���Wholesale grocer
uud jobbers in blankets, gloves, uillts, boots
rubbers, uiaekinuws and miners' sundries.
FRESH AND SALT MEATS
FUURNS & Uo.-Bakor Btroot, NeUon-
���   Wliolesulo doulors In fresh und curod
meats.   Cold Storage.
WEST   KOOTKNAY
Bailor Street. Nelson-
UCTCHBH   00.-
Wholosalo doa .
era in frosh and curod moats,
LOST���85 Keward. Tbo person finding a silver chain, which was lost
between Astley's boat house and Carbonate street, via Phair hote'i, Thursday night, and returning the same to
U. 11., care of Miner ollice will receive the above reward.
HARDWARE oi MINING   SUPPLIES
LAWRENCE HARDWAHK OO - Baku!
Street, Nelsou ��� Wholusalo dcal-ts Id
hardware, minors' supplies, sporting goods
otc.
LOST. ���Between   Hale's   boat liouse
and  hospital   on    Front   st , a gold
brooch, Bet with pearls, tinder please
leavo at Miner office.
IT WILL PAY you to read our ad. ia
another column. Our blend of tea at
Thirty cents   per pound will suit you-
Kootenay Coffee Co.
JAPAN TEAS���"Spider Leg," "Pan-
flred,' "Sun Cured,"���have a place in
our stock. The new "Ceylon Green"
is fine llavored and economical. Kootenay Coffee Co.
FOE SALE.
S550 House on Victoria   street   22x14
thoroughly   well   built, plastered
inside,   city water and   improved
lot.
8800 Four-roomed  house on   Victoria
$28!) Two lots on Robson street close
to Hendryx.
FOR RENT.
S15 Five-roomed cottage on Ward st,
$30 Furnished liouse on Victoria street
West.
828 Furnished house on Carbonate
street.
$30 Seven-roomed house on Carbonate
streot, electric light, hot air furnace, all conveniences.
820 House on Mill street, all improvements.
820 House on Robson street, close to
Stanley; two fenced lots, all conveniences.
�� Ufci; IUIIUuk ~ol(l Properties���Wc arc
anxious to secure a Tew Tree milling gold
properties ut once. Thc Prospector's Exchange, Kelson, II. ��', Bourn I, K. -V.-C.
Illock.
M'LACHLAN BROS. (SucccBsors to Van
couver HurdwuroCo, Ltd.) Bukor Struct,
Nelson���Wholesale duulurs in hurdwuro aud
mining supplies, plunibors' and tinsmiths' sup
plies.
NKLSON   HARDWARE  CO.-Wholesale
paints, oils und glass; mocuuiLiCH' tools.
AgonU foi Otiuu-io Powder Works; dyauinlto
LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS
rpUKNKK; BBKTON & Co.-Cornor Vernon
A. and .osoptdno Stroot-. Nelson���Whclo
sule doulcrs Ui liquors, cigars, nnd dry goods.
Agents lor Pabst Hrowlng Co. of Mllwuukeo
and Calgary Browing Co. of Culgary.
HUDSON'S BAY Co.-Wholosulo
und liquors eto., Bakor Street,
Jelaon.
LUMBER
NKLSON SAW AND PLANING MILL-
Ofiice corner. Hall .and Front Streets
Nolson���Lumber, colling, flooring, and overy
thing In wood for building purposes. Out oul
pricos.   Correspondence solloitod.
CRICKET MATCH.
In today's cricket, match between
Nelson and Rossland, the following
will compose the home team: Forbes,
Sargeant, Wilson, llay, Stocks, Atkinson, Booth, Wetmore, Elliot! anitl
Fordo.
The Rossland team is composed of
A. Marsh, W. E. Hodges, A. D, Sykcs,
Thos Billiard, John Morrlsh, .1. G.
Gordon, A. 11. McKenzie, C. St. L.
Mackintosh, P. Rcnwick, H. Ellis and
Y. W. Rolt,most of whom arrived last
evening.
As Mr. Forde leaves shortly for
China the Nolson team will have to
get a new captain for tbe next match
SILVER KING MIKE
Will pay the highest oash price for all
kinds of seoond band goods. Will buy
or sell anything from an anchor to a
needle. Fnrnitnre, stoves, oaiperts,
ooking ntennils, bought in household
quantities. Also oast off clothing.
(lull and see me or write. Address
Silver King Mike, Box 200. Ha.1
a*"-��et. N��l��m. ��  '")
THERE IS ONLY ONE
Pei-.~uiiont.Cur0 for Catarrh.   That, is What a
Well-known Toronto Gentlomun Suys
About Japanese Catarrh Ouro.
Mr. John HloBn, 7S McQill st��� Toronto.
writes: "I have hud catarrh in tbo most dis-
agreeable form for years: havo at times got
remedies which would relievo mo, but nothing
lo euro mo completely, until I trlod Japanese
Catarrh .Ouro, Krom tho very first it gave mo
much relief, und ovory day's use showed a
muL-kCLUmprovument, 1 UHudin ull six boxes,
and it. has oompletisly cured niu. [t certainly
doos ull claimod for It, which I cannot say for
scoros of other rumedios tried, ond f fool It my
duty lo ftt'est my uppreclntion of anything so
wort hy. All drttggista. price Till cents, or mailed
bv tho Griffiths uud Macpheraon Co., Limlled,
I.l Church street. Toronto.
. For solo by J. 11. Vunstono, Nolson, B. C.
Buffalo and Return
$76.00
Good for sixty days, first
and third Tuesday, August,
September and October.
Through passenger trains between Spokane and Nelson. Buffet
service between Spokane and
Northport.
KOOTEKAYCOFFEE CO
Our Fresh Boosted Ooffee Best oi
Quality, as follows :
Java und Arabian Mocha, por pound I  *0
Javu uml Mochu Blend, 3 poundH  1 OC
Kino Santos, I pounds  1 ��J
Suntos Blond, :. pounds  10"
Our HpoololHlraid, II pounds  1 *
Our Rio Boast, (1 pounds  1*
A -KIAL OIllirB HOLM 11 'Kit.
Salkbkooms:
2 DOOPS EA8T OF ODDFELLOWS
BLOOK   W. BAKER ST.
WE HAVE  in stock choice teas from
India, Ceylon, China, and Japan.  We
blend them to your taste.    All  prices
and qualities.    Kootenay  Coffee Co.
ORE SACKS AND TWINES.
rp   GALLON fc CO.-Doalers in oro
JL ���   und twines.   Always a lurgo sto
hand. Tolophono31)5.  Room II. K.-W.-C.
_0_l!-Sl_VK_-���.ttl-l"ElM.KAIl���Mines   anil
lirosperis wanted,   semi report and sample! to the Prospector's Exchange. Nelson.
B.C.   Boom 4 K.-W.-C. block.
About that second hand article of
yours. You'll sell it if you'll adver
tise it in The Miner want coi'imn
LODGE MEETINGS.
A  Nl
NELSON LODGE    No. ~1, A. P. &
moots Hoconii Wednesday in
month.   Visiting brethorn wclcomo
1. O. O. -. Kootonay Lodge
No. Hi, inout- ovory Monday night,
at  tholr   .ull,  Kootonuy stroot
Sojourning Odd Kollows cordially invited.
John A. McKit-, N.O.   I). W. ltulliurfonl, V.G
Krcd J. Squire, Per. Sue.
iLeave
11:00 a.m.,
18:25 p.m,
Ki:10 a.m.
H. A.
DAY TRAIN        Arrive
 Spokane 7.80 p.m
 Rossland 4:10 p.m
. ...Nelson (1.05 p.m.
JAOKSON, G. P. 4! T.A.
Spokane Wasr,
K. TAOKABURY
Alient, Nelson. B.O.
The DAILY MINER
WILL HE DKLIVKBKI) TO
Subscribers in Kaslo
Every morning immediately
on arrival of Btoamer, at the
rate of        ,
CHUKCH DIKKCTOUY.
ti.  Saviouiis (Kniu.ibhI   -
Wnrd und Silica Mis.     Sundays: Holy Com
munlon8a. m.-, nnd on tho 1st and 3rd Sunduys
Cuuuoil���Gome-
""'J.
iii tho month after Mull ins; Multlm at 11 a.m.
Suadny School 9,80 p.m ; Kvensong-30. Uully
Muttins at 11.30 a. m. Thursdays und Saint',
Duysi Holy Communion 10 a. ui. Fridays:
Kvensong 7.3(1 p. m��� followed by oholr pruo-
tico. II. M. Akehurst, Hoclor. Krod Irvlno,
Goo. Johnstone, Wardens,        ...
Catholic Chukch -Cornor Wnrd and Mill
stroet- Muss overy Sunday ut 8 und 10.00 _.m
Bonodiction at 7,30 p.m.   Muss ovory woek dny
nl. 7.16 n.m.   liov.   Father Kenned Hoolnr.
Pkksiiytkkian CnuBCH-HervlcoH nt 11 n.ni
und 7.30  p.m.    Sunday Bohool nt 2.80 p.m.
JOHN McUTCHIE
Dominion and
Provincial"*
Land Surveyor.
469 NELSON B.C
Mines Examined and Reported On-
NATHAN  HAAS. E. M.
llinrog Enginoer-
Room 4. K.-W.-0. Block,
Nelhon, 13. C.
Nolson Hoyul Arch Chapter No. US, (1. lt. O.
Mods third M'cdnoMluy. Sojourning nunipan
Ions Invited. Uoorgu Johnstone, 7,. K. W.
Mntlhows, ~. K.	
NKLSIIM I.OIIUK ~u.:io, K.of I'.
^iiiecls In lv. nf P. hull, Odilfollows blook
.tevui-v Tuesday evoning ut 8 o'clock
JAll visiting kniglits cordially  Invito
Wtl. lltVINK, C.C.
A. T. P. Mb K.of Hands.
Nolson Kncu pmonl No. 7. Moots every 9_d
and ith Friday of each mouth, in OlIlI MIows
Hull, cornur Baker nnd Kootcnny strools.
Nolson. A. 11. CleuienlH, O, P.| 1). WcArthu.-
K. 8.  visiting brothers always wolnnmn.
NKI.SON L. O. L. No. IBM moot* in Kru-
l~rnlty Hull on first lliilI third Friday ovonlngs
of uuuh llionlli ul 8'I'duik Visiting miilnhor
cordially Invitod. W. W. Bradley, W. K.
A. Mlnly, U.S. 	
"jJKLSON AKKIK, No. 22, F. P. K��� hicliI*
ovory second und fourth Wednesdays of eacl.
m onth. Visiting members cordially invll
Churlos Prosser, Beoretary.
Prayer muting Thursday ovening nt 8
Chrlstli
duy ov
pastor.
Christian Kndouvor Society meets ovory .Tuesday uvouing  ot< 8   o'clock.    Itov.
75 Gents per Month
Subscriptions to bo left
wilji tbe aKent,
D.  J.  YOUNG.
moots uvory
II. Frow,
Mkthoiust Ciunicii���Cornor Sillou nLLti
Josephine Streets. Services ut 11 n.m. nnd 7.3C
p. m. ; Sn-lmth School, 2.30 p.m.: Prayer moot
ing on Thursday ovonlng nt So'dock: Kpwort.h
Lougiio 0, K., Tupsduy at 8 n.m. Hov. J. 11.
White, Pnslor. Residence, Josophlno Stroot
rear otohuroh.
Salvation Ahmy���Sorvlo s ovory ovonlnR
ut 8 o'olooh ln barracks on V otorl Btroct,
AdliiLlnnt, KAueenmlttt in ohi��r_L>.
Hai .1st Ciiuhch ��� Hcrvtees morning nnd
evening at. 11a.m. and 7.S0 p.m.; Prayor moot.
Ing Thursday ovonlng nt 8 p.m. tho B. V
P.U. Tuesday ovonlng nt R o'clock. Strangers
nrdially welcomed. Rov. John Hurl I Morgan.
B. V, Pastor.
E. J.SCOVIL
-imm; kuu-i.k, HOT-HI vt iii.h.
WIlliIli. iLLiLL'o M lun .   CnrrospondonooHoUoUwl
W!NT>~!HM~B.R. ,~  C
Kootcnny Tent No. 7. K.O. T. M��� hold (heir
regular meetings in Fraternity Hull. 1,(1.(1. F,
blook, un the 1st und 3rd Thursday a of each
month. Visiting brethren cordially Invitod to
iillond. O. A. Hrown, It. K.| A. P. Purdy. Com.
B, J.Steel, U. 8. C.
"COIJHT KOOTKNAY. 1. O. F��� No. 31:..
Meetings 1th Thursday of mouth. Fraternal
hnll, J A Irving C K.   P. W. Fleming. U.~
Nolson Court Slur ol   Kootonsy, A. O. K.
Mods  2nd und    Ith    Weilmisilnys In  every
month. Visiting bratta/pr. welcome. W . Mac-
Mlllnn, O.K.    Hubert McLeod, Sec,
NKLSON'S   QUEKN    NO.   Ill
SONS   OK    ENGLAND,   iiii-.-~-
lst and Bra Wodne-Lluj ovouihusof
ouch  inontb  at Kiiucrnl'y ball,
corner  of   linker   unci   Koetcuii) ]
streel-.   Visiting brothum  e,ir<i-
inl!J invitod.
John    atbon, Secretary.
LUijiber..
Delivered to any point
on Kootenay Lake.
I have n complete stock on hand al
Rough and Dressed
Lumber,
Shingles.
Mouldings, Sash Doors,
Inside Finish.
Ooast Flooring, and
Finished Lumber-
Mill
ut PILOT HAY   Ynrds, NELSOU
and LARLO.
HEAD OFFICE:   NELSON;
J. A. SAYWAED.
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Nino* Daily Minsr, Sat-urjw, AvflVM 3. 190'
During; the vacation
months heavy reading
seems out ofthe question. Holiday makers and stay-at-
homes alike have given themselves
over to the perusal of current fiction.
To meet this demand our book
tables are well filled with all that is
best, among others the following;
Pro Patria, Max 1'cmberton 10c.
The Helmet   of   Navarre.   Bertha
Runkle  760.
Work. Zola 750.
(iood Bed Earth, Bootby 780.
The Crisis. Winston Churchill 750.
Qranstark,  MoCutcheon 75o.
Your Onole   Lew.   Sherlock 760,
Great Boer War, Conan  Doyle ��� 75c.
Have you   joined   our   Lending   Library'.'
THOMSON
STATIONERYCo-LW
NELSON. B.C.
1'innos to Kent at 87 per month.
|MUVW~WVW~MMM>
THE GITY
The only business before the police
court yesterday was a drunk who was
let off by paying the usual fine of 810
and costs.
E. L. Park has sold his interest in
the Ilazelwood Dai ly to Leroy Clark
who will conduct the business in the
future. Mr. Clark will transact all
tho business of the late firm of Park
l_ Clark.
A workshop is being creeled in connection with the Provincial jail
which will also be utilized for storage
purposes. The building is being
erected in the rear of the jail, the labor being performed by the jail mechanics.
There will be another club regatta
held at tbe latter end of the month.
A committeo meeting will be held
early next week, so that it is desirable for all entries to be in al once.
Thoy may be made to the secretary or
any member of the executive committee.
A lacrosse match hns been arranged
for next. Thursday afternoon between
Nelson ami Grand Forks. The game
will bo played on the city recreation
grounds and tho home team aro expecting to improve their rocord, as
they have taken into their team a
number of new players.
Tomorrow at Emmanuel church.
Kev. Wm, Mcintosh, of the First Congregational church, Ottawa, will
preach at both morning and evening
services. This eminent preacher from
tbe Capital city is at present on a tour
through the west and for a few days
will be the guest of Kev. Win. Munroe.
There are now fifty-seven men employed on the new Nelson-Granite
road. II. T. Steeper Will finish packing tents, cooking utensils snd stores
for the camp,which is to be established
about two niileB out today. Several men have been employed this
week clearing a small section for the
camp. After u little more work on
the rock bluff near town some miles of
the road will be open for use.
The heavy nun yesterday came as a
boon and a blessing to the crated
ducks which havo been bathing in
hot nir in front of certain stores during the last few days. The previous
day a humane citizen piovided tbem
with a cooling Influence by cooling the
air with a shower from the hose,
while the incarcerated fowl did their
best to express their thanks for the
change.
Pastor Maigan will conduct the services at Ihe regular hours al, Ihe
Baptist church on Sunday, Ills morning subject will be "The Kssi'iieo of
the Gospel," while in the evening lie
will continue Ills plain talks on the
coiniiiuuilmcn.s, his subject being
"Lying or the Ninth ('inuiuandiiicnt
in Present llay Life," An ellii'ien'.
choir will load in the service of song.
All are welcome.
A party of eighteen young people
Mumbled al Hale's boat house last
evening and look the Videlte, ami
proceeded to enjoy tberaselvos hy a
three hours' voyage on tho hike. The
party called nl the park coining bdC~
ami listened to the band after which
thoy proceeded to the other side cf tlie
lake where a lire was lit and refreshments Served, the excursion ieaehing
tbe wharl finally about II o'clock
after an enjoyable tiip.
Mr. and Mrs. ,1. Laing Stocks expect to leave early next week for a
ihreo months tiip to their old home in
Scotland. Last evening the Baptist
choir, of which thev ��rt both mem
hers, were elilortaineil nl their home,
the occasion being the regular weekly
practice. After partaking of ri'fresh-
mi'lits served by Mrs. Stooks, several
members   of the   choir   took   occasion
to address iu their hoat and hostess
cordial words of good will and Godspeed, .ipreislvo   .if the high   regard
There is a refreshing absence of anything offensive and an abundance of
wholesome fun in the performance of
Rk'hards & Pringle's Mammoth Minstrel organization that will be at the
Nelson Opera House Monday. This
big attraction caters to the most refined patronage and furnishes hours of
solid enjoyment without a suggestive
utterance during the whole performance, and this has been the phenomenal success of this big combination.
Its fifty perfoimeis nre selected from
the best in tbe colored minstrel line,
snd every act presented is bright,
brisk and original and sure to please
tho most critical. This season's organization is pronounced the strongest
and most satisfactory this enterprising firm has ever put into the amusement field. Be sure and see the magnificent street parade given at 2. 30
p.   m.
PERSONAL
Wells was a passenger  via
K. last  evening   for  New
W. II.
the C. P.
York
Mr. J. S. Caiter, district passenger
agent of tlio C. P. R., returnod last
evening fiom Kossland.
Messrs. C. St. Barbe and G. B. C.
Martin left laBt evening via the C. P.
R. for the East where they will have
a month's vacation.
Mr. .1. I. Dissette, a prominent financial man of Indianapolis, Ind., is
registered at the Hume. He has mining interests in this district.
Miss Lardau, chief milliner lor Fred
Irvine & Co , has left via the C. P.
R. to attend the different millinery
openings in the eastern markets.
Mayor Carlson, of Kaslo, is in the
citj on his usual purchasing irip, and
reports business active on the construction workB in which he is engaged.
Mr. Mclntyre, of the firm of Mclntyre & Graeb, returned yesterday from
a fivo week's trip to the Crow's Nest
district, where he has been engaged
in business connected   with  his firm.
Miss McGrory, head milliner in
Kerr it Co. 's, left for her home in
Pari", Ontario. Before returning
sue ivlll take in tho millinery openings in New York, Chicago Buffalo
and Toronto.
Mr. T. B. LaiTorty, a barrister of
Orillia Onl. and chief magistrate of
that town spent yesterday in Nelson
en route east after spending a few
weeks respite from the eastern heat
at the coast cities.
Mr. C. E.McPherson,general passenger agent of C. P. R. lines west of
Port Arthur, with headquarters at
Winnipeg, arrived in thc city last
evening from Rossland. He wi 1 be
here on business a day or two.
Chief Justice Falconbridge of Ontario, was in Rossland yesterday and
came to Slocan Junction where he
will enjoy some fishing before coming
on to Nolson. He is cn route home
from a holiday trip to the Coast.
W. 11. George, a wel1 known prospector from tho Slocan distriot, was
in tho oity yesterday and reports that
the McGregor survey party, of which
he is a member, aro at the present
time near tbo Monument group, and
have had to navigate through six feet
of snow.
Mr. J. I), Cameron,attorney general
of Matit'jba in Mr. Greenway's oabi-
net, Is in the city, en route to his
homo in Winnipeg after a holiday
jaunt lo thc Const. Ilis name has been
spolieii in connection wilh the vacancy
in the Dominion constituency of Lis-
g.-ir and when asaed if he had any
intention of offering himself as a
candidate in the Liberal interests Mr.
Cameron merely laughed and replied
that surely this far away from home,
and while be was having a holiday,
was neither place nor time to talk
polities.
TROLLEY COLLISIONS.
Baltimore, Md., Aug. S.���Joseph
Hunter, 55 years old wns killed and
seven others injured today in a trol
ley lino collision between a construc-
lion (rain and a passei gor cat. The
brake on the construction car got, out
of order and il, collided with a Carl-
tunn cur loaded with people at North
anil Park avenues.
Springfield, Ohio., Aug. D.���The
Dayton, Springfield and tirbnna trolley car scheduled to arrive ln this eily
from Dayton at 0,80 o'clock crashed
Into n coul oar which stooil on an open
switch near Donnellvlllu Ibis evening
and as a result fourteen persons are
lying In the Mitchell Thomas hospital
seriously injured. Pour are believed
to he dying.
STREET OAK EMPLOYEES OUT.
Newark, Ohio, Aug. 3.���Lines of
Ihe Newark street railway and tha
Newark and Granville rond, operated
by (h�� same company wero stopped today by ti strike. Tho cause of the
strike is not known as neither men
dor officials will talk. The strikes
demanded 17 _ cents por hour for a
ten hour day and :'.a cents for overtime.
TO
RESUME OPERATIONS.
Chicago, 111.. Aug. ..���George F.
Phillips will issue a oiici'lai tomor-
low addressed to the customers of his
lirm announcing that he will be able
lo resume nctivo (munitions on the
Board of Trade by next Tuesday or
Wednesday at the latest, possibly by
Monday,
ANOTHER LYNCHING.
Smilhville, Tenn., Aug.   8.���Charles
In which    they arc    belli both   in   Ihe
church and in the   eity.     Many   oilier
friends will be glad to join   in   wish-   - .  ,   , .    .     ,
fig them a .ry delightful trip to thei Davis on trial today for criminal as-
'���atild Ian' " and a safe return   to the.���1111' Wlls taken   from   the court room
land of their adoption. jajid lynched by  a   mob   composed   of
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Of Summer Goods for One Week Only, Commencing Saturday, August 3rd.
The warm weather has done its work by making a good sale for Summer Goods.
Now it is up to us to make the sale still greater, and we are going to do so by
making the prices so low that profits will vanish, and prudent buyers will help us
out by taking advantage of the great bargains we are offering.
Dross Goods and Silks.
2 pieces of Fancy Black Lustre, 38 inches wide, regular price 40c per yard.    Now per yard $     20
One piece only each Black) Navy Blue and Green
Serge, 42 inches wide, regular price 45c.    Now per yard.        25
China Silk, all colors, 23 inches wide, regular price
35c.    Now per yard         25
China silk, all colors, 27 inches wide, reyular price
50c.    Now per yard         35
1 piece only Summer Silk suitabla for waist, regular
price 35c.    Now per yard         20
5 pieces Summer Silk, 20 inches wide, regular price
50c.    Now peryard         30
Prints, Ginghams and Piques.
All good fast colors and pretty patterns.
Regular \2y2c.    Now per yard $ 8
Regular 15c.    Now per yard  10
Regular 18c.    Now per yard  i2_J4'
Regular 25c.    Now per yard  15
Summer Skirts and Blouses.
Ladies' Skirts regular price $1.00.    Now $ 75
Ladies' Skirts regular price $1, 25,    Now  90
Ladies" Skirls regular price $2.00.    Now  1  25
Ladies' Skirts regular price $2.75.    Now  1 90
Ladies' Blouses regular price 75c.    Now  40
Ladies' Blouses regular price $1.00 and $1.25.    Now  75
Ladies' Blouses regular price $2.50:    Now  1  50
Ladies' Blouses regular price $3.00.    Now.  i 75
Laces and ��H__in__n3s,
Valenciennes and Torchon Laces from 20c to $1.00
per doz. yard.
Embroideries al 30, 5c, 8c, 10c, i2^c, 15c, 20c, 25c
and 35c per yard.
1 piece each While and Cream Allover Lace, 18 inches wide, regular prices 50c and hoc.    Now per yard....        35
Table Linens, Towels and Toweling*.
2 pieces Half Bleached Table Linen, 56 inches wide,
regular 40c.    Now per yard $      25
1 piece Bleached Table Linen, 60 inches wide, regular
50c.    Now per yard         35
1 piece Unbleached Table Linen, 60 inches wide, regular 60c.    Now per yard *  45
4 pieces Linen   Crash  Toweling,   regular  price   10c.
Now per yard  5
5 dozen Linen Towels, large size and good quality,
regular price 75c.    Now per pair         45
6 dozen extra large size superior quality Linen towels,
regular 90c.    Now per pair         55
6 dozen Unbleached Bath Towels, 54 inches long, reg-
u.ar 75c.    Now per pair ;         45
Ladies Parasols.
5 dozen Ladies' Parasols with steel rods and assorted
fancy handles.
Regular $1.50 Parasol now 8 1  00
Regular $2.00 Parasol now, ,      1   25
Regular $3.50 Parasol now ,      2 25
Regular $4.50 Parasol now"     3 00
Ladles Corsets.
3 dozen Ladies' Summer Corsets, regular 50c and 75c.
Now per pair 25c and 35c
Kid Gloves.
Ladies'White Chamios Skin Gloves, regular $1.00.
Now per pair %      75
Ladies' Black and Colored Kid Gloves, every pair
guaranteed, regular $1.25.    Now per pair         90
Regular $1.50.    NoM per pair      1   15
Ladies' Beits.
In Leather, Undressed Kid and Ribbon at 25c 40c, 50c, 75c
and $1.00.
Don't Delay Your Visit.   Don't Forget the Date, 5atur=
da}r, August 3rd.   Everything will be Sold
at a Sacrifice.
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Porto Rico Lumber
Co., Limited.
VARDS   AT   NKLSON  AND  ROSSLAND
MILL AT PORTO RICO SIDING.
Patenaude Bros.
OPTICIANS
F. O. GREEN    ����� F. 8. OLEMENTH
GREEN & CLEMENTS
Civil Engineers and Provincial Land
Surveyors.
P. O. Hxol.l Velum   B -���
friends and relatives of the girl iik-
siiiilli'il. Davis tried to jump from the
second story window but wus captured, Tho sherilT, u deputy, B constable
und the defendant's father were
wounded in a clash with the mob.
REACHED   THE AZORES  SAFELY,
1'iiiita del Qada, Azores Islands,
An;;. ..���Sir Thomas Ijiplon's sieaui
yacht Eiin, which arrived here yesterday with the Shamrock II., has coaled and left heio this ovening for New
York towing thi cup ehal lunger. A
favorable southeast wind was blowing', The vessels expect to arrive at
New York,  August 11th.
August;���It means a closing out of
odds and ends millinery. Sailor ha's
at 25o, trimmed and until mined.
Hats wortli from 81.SO lo ..'..1(1 clearing at -5c.
Muslins anil ginghams regular 15c,
clearing at Hie a yard.
Organdy muslins, regular 'JUc,
clearing at 1-,'ljC.
HnlglsU prints cheap at 15e, clearing at Klo a yard.
Bargains all through the store during Augu.t.   KERB & CO,
If you don't like Blui Bibbon Tu it.
bcciiuaii yon never tasted it, ,
Rough and
Dressed  Lumber,
Shingles, Mouldings.
A-l White Pine Lumber Always In
Stock.
Wc carry a oomploto stock of OoaHtFloorlng
Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, SaHh and
Doors.   Bpooial order work will receive prompt
nttrniinn-   Mull uiii-.TM aolicltcd.
Porto Rioo Lumber Co.,
LiniTBD.
llend Ofllon���Piv't nnd Vninnn ��t,  Nnlwin
Kootenay Railway and Nav.
Company, Ltd.
Operating
KASLO tc -1.O0AN RAILWAY
INTERNATIONAL NAV. & THAI) CO, Ltd
BBDLINGTON Sc NKLSON RY.
KOOTKNAY VALI.1CY RY.
M.I..IIN    KIMll   HOI IE.
STEAMER 1NTKIINATIONAL.
0:00 n. m. Lv. Nolson Ar. 0:00 p. m.
11:15 a. 111. Ar. ICiihIo Lv. 5:20 p. in.
Bullotln No. tl- Until further notice t.hu
steamer Alborta ."ill leavo Kuslo City Wharf,
foot, of Thlril Si net. for Limb on Mondays,
Weiln,. ilnys iimi Fridays, at 10,80a. in.
KASLO Sc SLOOAN RY.
10:10 a. to. Lv. Kaslo Ar. 1:50 p. in.
l8lBJp.ll). Ar. Sandon Lv. 2:,��: p. in.
NEMON-SPOKANH
And all polnta Kast uml Wost via Sir. Alhcrtn,
Str. Kaslo, I!. Sc N. anil K. V. Ryu,
nndO.N. Ry.
0:00 ri. in. l.v. N.ilsnn Ar !):(10p. m
11:00 p. in.Lv. Bonnor'a Ferry Ar 1:18p.m.
ii:lo p. in, Ar Spokano LT8.00a.rn,
Oonnoottljg at   Bonnor'S  Ferry with Grunt
Northern "Flyer" oastl ml one at spokano
with (Ireat Northern for 1'iietllc Const points,
leaving Spokano al s:iki p.m.
Dully froighl service between Sandon and
Nelson.
SLoniner Allierla leaves Kaslo for Ijirdo and
AH~mlii, Mondays, Wednesdays anil FrliL-iye
Lit. II 11,111.
T.i ....'i'-'inin raies anil full Information ad-
droRM i
UOHKRT IRVINU
"Miiilter. RuiilD.ll, C
G, K    iVOKAinntY I,oeal Airent.
"Zhe .Royal Bank of Canaba"
Incorporated 1869.
Capital Autliorlied,    .    .    1. :t,oee,eiin,ee I  . mtiini I'nlil-mi,     .   ,    .     w��,noe,oao.<ni
".���mi,      .      .    .     ...  1. i.jmi.mMi.ini
...J?0"!'.1 ,��,f ��������������"    Thomas E. Konny,  Prosidontj   Thomas Rltehlo. Vice-Pronldoul.
iWU.y Smith. H. Q. Bauld, Hon. David MooKoon.
������rail Oilier, Halifax l
General Managor, Edson L. Pease, Montroal.
Superintendent of Branches, and Secretary, W, B. Torrance, Halifax,
Ilrnn    on t
���ova   Scotia,-Halifax   Branch,   AntlgonM
Bridgewator, UuyHhoro. Londonderry, Lu
onburg. Maitland (Hants Cc), Piotou, Port
IlawkoHbury, Sydnoy. Shubcnacudle.Truro,
Weymouth.
New    ItroiisH Irk - Bnthllrat,     DorohOHtor,
Frederlcton. Kingston (Kont Co.), Mono-
ton, Newcastle, Backvlllo, St, John.Woodstock-
I". _. Inland���Charlottetown, Suuiinernldo.
Y1111 shouldn't send out of   town for
cards for yourself or your husband
until you sec whnt Tho Minor can do
for you.
. .lice���Montreal,   (City   Office),   Montroal
West, End (Cor. Notre   Damo and Seigneurs StreotH); Wostmount (Cor. Groono
Avenuo and St. Catharlnos Street.
Ontario���Ottawa.
Newfoundland���St. John's,
. iilm. West l-dli.���Havana.
I mlcd suites���Now York (10 Exchange Placo
Republic Wfieh.
BEANO BJ 8 IN BK1TI8H COLUMBIA.
Grand :Forks, Nanaimo,   Nelson,   Rossland,   Vancouver,
Vancouver East End, Victoria.
T. Jit .5_i sS^~_~ .tank k --,?"]"adft-7'"��<"^-,Natio"n',,l Slmwmnt, Bank.   Clilca��o-IlllnolH
BooU___,�����__? ^��__!~^lT^r^,~,".^I"_,ll Nation^ Hank.   London,  Eng.-Bank of
pan-Hong Kon_ and____$_.   inn..'"".. '   "'���''""���"n-Bniik of Hormnda.   Ill In a nnd Ja
n--_..   n   Ti      _?"l"1Kl"11 """'king Corporal Ion.   Spokane-Old National Bank.
aeneial Banking Business Transacted; SterllnB Bills of Hxchange  Bough
���nd Sold, Letters of Credit, Etc., Negotiated.
Accounts received on the most favorable terms.   Interest allowed on speciul
deposits and on Having Bank accounts.
Geo. Kydd, Manager, Nelson. B.C.
v���  M0* /9 ���/10       /)     /     * .
S'.POBAQBI STORAGE! SXOBAGfl!
I havo 11 lnrpo warehouse and nra
prepared to store nil kinds of goods,
l'rosscr _ Second Hand Store, Ward
Street.
ESTIMATES   GIVEN
FOB  ALL  KINDS  OF
Construction Work
VV. II. BROWN & CO., NELSON.
PATENTS
Caveats, Designs, Copyrights au_
Traile Marks obtuined in Canada
and nil foreign countries.
TIIETHEWEY & BRI'lTAIN,
Room 8, Bank of British North
Amerloa, Hustings 8tri>e.. Vancouver.
K   PURDY
Custom House Hrok��r and Employment
Office,   Telephone 14.   P. O. Box fi_~
Stanley Street, Nelson, B. U.

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