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Daily Edition No. 1068
Nelson,   British Columbia, Thursday, June 20, 1901
Eleventh   Year
Knights of the Compass and Square Arrive
in the City-Work for Today and
C.P.R. Trackmen's Difficulty
Spreading   to This
Something About the  Delegates Present
and What They Do When They
Are at Home.
If you didn't shake hands in the
Masonic way you didn't amount to
much at the City hotels last night.
Tehy were full of Masons. It rained
Masons and rain water. The generous downpour of the latter kept the
former indoors so the reporters were
able to run some ot them down. It is
all occasioned by the meeting of the
Oiaid Lodge of Hritish Columbia in
annual convention. They pick out the
best places on the map to meet in
and that is wny they meet in Nelson.
Today anu tomorrow they will transact their business and on Saturday
they will commence to shake hands in
the ordinary way and go home. A
whole lot of them have never been in
Nelson before so it was necessary
to explain to them that the steady
downpour of rain was merely for the
purpose of cleaning the sidewalks so
they would look spick and span this
morning. To the delegates from the
Coast it was explained that the rain
was arranged in order tnat they would
teel perfectly at home, but most of
them expressed a desire to feci perfectly away from home. The local
Masons extended them the freedom of
the City and otherwise endeavored to
make the evening enjoyable. At the
head of thc craft is Most Worshipful
Griird Master Harry II. Watson of
Vancouver,a member of Cascade Lodge
No. 13. He is a young man to occupy such an exalted position and is
very popular among his fellow-
Ma��ons He is a member of the firm
of McDowell, Atkins & Watson,
wholesale druggists of the Terminal
City. He used to be an oarswan and j
was _ member of the senior four oar
crew that won the senior event at
Portland and later at Vancouver a few
years ago.
Another Vancouver man is C. E
Tisdale, ex-M. P. P., and an ardent
supporter of the deceased Seralin-Cot-
toii-Mut'tin et al government. He is
a gunsmith and a past master of
Cascade Lodge. He is also an ex-president of the Vancouver Hoard of
Rev. ti. Norman, Tuckei, rector of
Christ's Chuch, Vancouver, and seni.r
warden of the Cascade Lodge is also
among the delegates.
Another Cascade Lodge man is Stanley Henderson, the general manager
in Hritish Columbia of the Mutual
Life of Now York. Mr. Henderson is
a very live insurance man and nlso a
prominent Mason.
Tlie veteran Mason of them all is
C. Hoskei, Grand Tyler of the Grand
Lodge. He is a Vancouver man aud
was a Mason when most of the
rest of them were wearing short trousers and stealing apples.
And then there is James Slater,ulso
of Vancouver. Ilo is the agent of the
0. P. R. there, a Scotchman, junior
warden of Cascade Lodge, and a man
who has never seen Nelson before.
Notwithstanding this last alllict!on
he is a jolly good fellow and his training in the Hritish Navy has given him
a dignified bearing that could be gained no place else. He can sing and is
prominent in amateur theatrical circles In Vancouver.
Dr. Walker is a past Grand Master
of New Westminster Union Lodge.
He pract.ices in the Royal City and is
a brother of Mr. Walker, a Nelson
bank man.
Another railway man is D, P. Sanderson, senior warden of Union
Union Lodge is well represented by
medical men. Its secretary, Dr.
Smith, is als.o a delegate of   the town
that entertains some Nelson people at
the Government's expense.
H. N. Rich, Past Master of Union
Lodge and manager of the McNeely
estate at Ladner's also represents
New Westminster. There is a sheriff
among them in the person of T, J.
Armstrong, Past master of Eing Solomon Lodge. He is sheriff of Westminster county.
W. E. Vanstone is also a P. M. of
the same lodge aud when he is at
home ho is willing to discuss any
branch of the plnmting and steam fitting business.
C. C. Fisher is Worshipful Master
of King Solomon Lodge and is Govern'
ment assessor and collector.
Another mau oeenpying a public position in the Royal City is Peter
Grant. He Is a past master of the
lodge and between meetings collects
the customs there.
J. II. Shirley is also a past master
of the same lodge and when at home
is clerk of the Municipality of Burmi-
Among the Kamloops men js F. J.
Deane who was here recently as secretary of the Chinese commission. He
used to be an M. P. P., but has
thought better'of his ways and is now
an ordinary newspaper man.
J. M. Harper, also a member of
Kamloops Lodge No. In, was here a
couple of years ago when the Associat
ed Boards of Trnde met in Faternity
hall. He had such a good time that
he is'Mickled to death to get back
again   in such good company.
G. T. Mallery is a druggist in Kamloops and is senior warden of the
lodge there. The only thing against
him is thnt he once visited Rossland
without coming to Nelson to see a
really good town. Outside of that he
is a K. of P.
Mount Ilermon Lodge of Vancouver has four representatives. Among
them is F. Wi Cowperthwhalte who
is past master of the lodge. He is the
capable inspector of schools for the
Terminal City.
W. J. Itowser, also a past master of
the same lodge, is a member of the
legal firm of Bowser, Godfrey and
H. A. Hell, is worshipful master
of the lodge and a prominent contractor of Vancouver.
The senior warden of the lodge Is
J. T. Drown, the licensu inspector of
the town at the end uf the C. P. R.
There Ib also another lodge at the
same -ity���by name Acacia Lodge No.
22. F. Dowser, past master,and chief
landing waiter of the customs department, represents it as does also A.
Bethune. junior warden. . The latter
has reached that exalted state when
he can retire and live on his money���a
newspaper man's idea of Heaven.
From tbe Boundary cornea 0. Scott
Galloway, of Greenwood, [and master
of the lodge there. He was also in
Nelson when the Associated Boards of
Trade met here and his eloquence was
one of the leading features of that
gathering of orators.
The Poo Bah of tbe Boundary, in
the person of G. W. McNynn, junior
warden of the Greenwood lodge, is
also here to attend the gathering, ,11c
is gold coiiiuiisioner, assessor, collector of votes, mining recorder, Government agent, and a few dozen other
things and a first rate Mason.
Robert Wood, ex-treasurer of the
Greenwood lodge, is here in a dual
capacity, as he Is a delegate to both
the Church 01" England Synod and the
..o Change In the Position of
Affairs on the Eastern
Advertise Best Prices They
Will Pay and State
(Continued on Third Pane.)
The trackmen engaged on tbe Kootenay division of the C. P. R. will
strike toduy. An announcement to
this effect was made by some of the
men yesterday. As far as the Strike
here is concerned it is expected to be
an orderly affair as the men are going out purely on account of sympathy for their eastern brethern and
have themselves no axes to grind with
the company.
The officials state that any strike
will not interfere with the train service as there are any amount of men
to patrol the lines.
Montreal, June 19.���There are no
Important developments in the strike
situation today. President Wilson left
for Toronto tbis morning to attend a
mass meeting called to meet there tbis
evening. Mr. McNicholl states that
several track foremen throughout tbe
system have returned to work and
have taken their men with them.
The strike committee on the other
hand state that they have advices
from every point and that the men
are uot returning but all reiterate
their determination to leinnin out until their demands are granted.
Granby  People to  Erect a
Smelter in the Terminal Glty.
Winnipeg, June 19.���General Superintendent Leonaid was interviewed
this morning in regard to any new
developments in the C. P. R. trackmen's strike. He stated that he had
received reports from Superintendents
Milestone and Niblock who informed
him tha; their men were still at work
and had made no move to go out.
"There are no men out west of Brandon," said Mr. Leonard, "or north of
Portage la Prairie, out of 103 gangs In
Supt James' division only 56 are out.
These men can have until tomorrow
to reconsider their intention of striking and will he taken back if they
wish to. Thc section foremen on the
C. P. R. are getting more omney than
on any of the other roads and should
not have any grounds for complaint. 1
have received notices that no men
west of Toronto are out."
Winnipeg, June 19.���Supt. Leonard
Bays that 56 gangs of Trackmen out of
103 on the Manitoba division have
gone out. All will be given until tomorrow to return. The strikers say
they demand SI.65 a day instead of
81.40 paid at present. They claim
that all men are out except nt two
points. Mr. Leonard says that only
97 out of 440 gangs on the entire division from Fort William to the Coast
are out. Sworn constables are guarding the water tanks. Tho contest iB
one of the quietest ever seen.
Almost, every trackmen left his post
at 10 o'clook this morning. They
worked up till 3 a. m. ,
Calgary, June 19.���The trackmen
are still at work on the section from
Laggan to Swift Current and on the
north and south branches. No instruction to the men are yet to hand.
Vancouver, B. C, June 19.���Japan
cse fishermen will fish on the 1st of
July, having expressed their willingness through their interpreters to accept the canners' offer. The canners,
however, do not wish to employ Japanese exclusively. Tbey will not open
any further negotiations with the
white fishermen but will advertise
that they will pay \2y, cents per fish
until the 37th of July and 10 cents
thereafter. Not more than 250 fish
taken from each boat is the limit, so
that tbe time during which the larger
amount will be paid has been decreased and tbe number of fish per boat
that will be paid for has been increased to 250. This is the final offer to be
made by the canners.
J. P. Graves of the Granby smelter
company stated today that he bad
finally decided to erect a smelter In
the east end of the city,
Mr.Elias Rogers, managing director
of the Crow's Nest Coal company, is
in the oity. Mr. Rogers states that the
Crow's Nest railway will be in the
hands of the contractors in a few days
and that the line would be completed
this fall if at all possible,
Delegates Formally Organized Yesterday
and Business Commenced in
Report of the Executive Committee Was
Received and Considered-Other
At 9.15 yesterday morning there
was a celebration of Holy Communion for the delegates both clerical
and lay who are attending the Synod.
nearly   all   of   whom   were   present.
At 10 o'clock the opening   service  for I stages.    Carried.
"such vacancy.'' be struck out and
the following inserted: 'In the event
of any vacancy occurring the church
committee shall have power to appoint
duly qualidcd substitutes." The
amendment     was   put    through    all
St. Catherines, Ont., June 19.���A
startling tragedy occurred a few miles
outside of the city limts late yesterday
when Wm. Hodgkinson, a well known
trapper and farmer, ended his life by
blowing off the top of his head with
a shotgun. Shortly after 5 o'clock ho
came into the house by the back door
having been working on the farm,
took the shotgun and walked through
the house and out on the green in
front. The report of the gun was
heard,and rushing out Mrs.Hogkinson
found bis body lying on the ground.
Deceased had taken off one shoe and
torn a hole in hi? sock so that the
gieat toe protruded. Then, placing
the muzzle of thc gun in his mouth,
he put his toe on the trigger, shooting himself in the mouth and blowing off tho top of his head. He leaves
a widow, five sons und two daughters. J
Great Development Going  on   in   tbe
Gold Commissioner J. F. Armstrong,
of Fort Steele, who is one of the delegates attending the Anglican Diocesan Synod at present sitting in
Nelson, is a guest at the Phair. Mr.
Armstrong is one of the best known
and well informed men in East Kootenay, of which he has been a resident
for a large number of years. In conversation with a Miner reporter Mr.
Armstrong said that the eoal fields
of the Crow's Nest Pass were being
developed as rapidly as possible.
Blairmore, Michel and Fernie were
all going ahead. At Michel it is probable that the Crow's Nest Coal company will.shortly have their complete
title to the land occupied by the town
site, when building and other improvements will probalby liven up considerably. So fur the not being able
to buy lots hns hindered the growth
of the new town considerably. At
Fernie there is a large Slav element,
caused by the demand for labor being strong there. Six miles north of
Elko, a new town is also expected to
spring up, as some valuable mines are
being opened up there. The Elk valley will undoubtedly be the scene of
immense development and growth of
population within the next few years,
more so even thnn in the past. Four
years ago there were hardly a dozen
residents todny it has probably three
thousand, with tbe populaion bound
to increase evtn faster right along.
In the Kootenay valley, around Fort
Steele and Cianbrook, from Mr. Armstrong's remarks, conditions do net
seem to' have changed much In the
past yeur, although the trouble In the
lead industry has seriously retarded
thc advancement of this most prom is
ing section. All the towns, outside
the coul belt, are feeling the effects
of this more or less acutely. Many
promising properties have been uncovered during the year, but the outlook
being so bad for lead, little but assessment work is being done on most.
Throughout the St. Mary's river
country but for this the development
shonld be rapid. Ranching is well
forward in Mast Kootenay this summer, it having been a good season so
St. Marys, Ont., Juno 19.���Dr.
Wm. Irving died here today after a
biicf illness. He was a brother of T.
C. Irving of Toronto, and brother-in-
law of Rev. Dr. Fletcher of Hamilton. | l,m���
Guelpli, June 19.���Mrs. Jas. LafT-
erty, aged about 70, was struck by���a
light engine on the G. T. It., this
morning and instanty killed.
the synod was conducted by the Lord
Bishop of the Diocese, and then, there
being a sufficient number of delegates
present, tbe Synod was formally organized.
It was moved by the Archdeacon,
seconded by Rev. Mr. Beer that Eev.
H. S. Akehurst be appointed clerical
secretary. Dr. R. E. Bentley was
also nominated for lay secretary,
both nominations being accepted.
Bishop Dart read his charge to the
parish and called for the reading of
reports. The first report read was
that of the finance committee, by
Archdeacon Pentreath, which was
moved adopted by Rev. C. A. Procun-
ier, seconded by Rev.   C.   A.    Mount.
Then followed the report of the
Executive Committee, Treasurer's report and report of the committee on
the Bishopric Endowment Fnnd.
The following motions were then
made: Moved by the Archdeacon,
seconded by Rev. E. P. Flewelling���
That the committee on the Bishopric
Endowment Fund be reappointed and
tbat the bishop fill the vacaucies in
its members.   Carried.
Moved by Rev. H. Steele, seconded
by Bev. W. H. Hedley���That '.be further consideration of the recommendations of the committee on the liis-
hopric Endowment Fund be made
the first order of business for this afternoon's session.   Carried,
Report of committee on Snnda,\
Schools was then read, which on motion of Rev. H. Steele, seconded by
Mr. Westwood was carried.
The following notices of motion
wete given:
Rev. C. W. Hedley���To bring in i
canon on finance.
Rov. C. A. Procunier���To bring in
a .anon on superannuation, and on
clergy widows and orphans.
Tbe Archdeacon���To print additional copies of Bishop's charge for
general distribution in the Diocese.
Dr. Westwood���To amend canon on
election of lav delegates.
Rev. H. Steele���On appointment of
Docesan architect.
The Arohdeacorj-~To appoint committee to report on canons.
Moved by Rev. J. II. Lambert, seconded by Rev. E. P. Flewelling���flint
the election of executive committee
aod other Synod nfll.crs not already
selected be made the second business
for the afternoon session.
First reading of oanon on superan.
uation, etc., moved by RiT' G. A.
Procunier, seconded by W. H. Armstrong, carried and assented to.
In committee it wns resolved to
have the proposed ennon printed before further consideration.
This was reported and on motion
of Rev. C. A. Procunier, seconded by
Mr. Armstrong, It was resolved to
make the consideration of this canon
the first order for Thusday session.
Assented to.
Moved by the Archdeacon, seconded by Mr. Geo. Johnstone���That additional copies of the bishop's charge
be printed for distribution among
the parishes  of the Diocese.   Carried.
Moved by Dr. Westwood, seconded
by Rev. H. Steele���That article 3.
clause 4,should be amended by the insertion of the words, "and substitutes." Also that tbe second pnrt,
from  "in   case    of  a  vacancy,"   to
Moved by Rev.II.Steele, seconded by
Rev. C. W. Hedley���That the bishop
be��� requested to appoint a diocesan
architect, and that all proposed construction and alteration of permanent
church buildings shall be submitted
to the bishop for his approval before
being proceeded with. Carried.
2 The Synod adjourned at l.lo to resume work at 2.30.
At 2.15 the rolls were called nnd a
quorum of clergy and lay delegates
being piesent the afternoon session
was declared open. After thc minutes _were read and accepted, the
Archdeacon moved, seconded by Rev.
II. Beer-That a honso-t>house
canvas be made as soon as practicable
in every parish and mission of thc diocese for the Bishopric Endowment
Fund, subscriptions lo extend if needed over a period of three yeais. Carried.
Moved by the Archdeacon, seconded
by Rev. II. Beci���Thnt the executive
committee be instructed to draw up a
memorial to tho board of DioccBnn
and Foreign Missions, on the lines of
iho recommendation laid down in
the report of the committee of endowment, subject, however, to their
having first secured the approval of
the executive committee of the Diu-
cese of   New Westminster.    Carried.
Moved by the Archdeacon, seconded
hy Mr. Armstrong���That the question
of endowment life assurance bucIi as
is successfully worked in the D. S.
for diocesan funds, through their
church endowment association, be examined with u view to utilize this
ilan towatds the endowment of the
iec.    Carried.
The repoit of the executive committee stated that they had met four
times during tlie year. At the first
meeting the Bishop was requested to
address a strong appeal to the Society
for thc Propogat'.on of tne Gospel, on
behnlf of the DioecHc, aud as a result of this not only is the present
grunt of ��250 to the united dioceses
of New Westminslei and Kootenuy
being continued, but n further grant
lias been promised of tlio to the diocese, both being for a period of three
years dating from January l. 1002.
A statement of the financial position
and needs of Ihe diocese wns sent to
each parish last autumn, and a collection by card was urged on behalf
of tho Home Mission Fund, with- a
view to raising in thc diocese itself
81,000. This .scheme, which has proved
so successful <n many places has net
yet been adopted in every parish and
thc total result of the appeal wns
11512.lo, from cloven parishes. T'no
Archdeacon was requested to undertake a tHp to Eastern Canada in the
interests of tho Home Mission Fund,
his expenses being guaranteed by tho
Diocese,. Both he und thu diocese
lire to be congratulated on the result
of his appeal���Mine tl,3i)0 being
promised for the current yenr. Following the custom of New Westminster
it was decided to grunt tbe sum of
8100 per annum towards the travelling
expenses incurred by the Archdeacon in connection with liis work in
tho Diocese.
To meet the necessary   expenses   of
this year's Synod the various parishes
and districts   wero   assessed   In   snms
Continued ou Third   Page. Nelson Daily Miner, Thu_.si.av.  June 20, 19.0
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A    DAUGHTER   OP    THE   I10R-E-
We do not suppose there is a man
in British Columbia who has the
slightest desire to injure the Canadian Pacific Company. The almost universal, certainly ' the predominant,
feeling is one of pride and friendly
interest in what is regarded as Canada's great national railway. We all
desire its prosperity, and are willing
to be taxed in rather stiff 'reight
and passenger rates in order that the
Company may maintain the present
excellent standard of the road and to
s:ive enough over to make a reason ���
able return to the shareholders. A
railway company that is accorded this
measure of good will receives from
the public as much as it can ask or
expect in the way of popular favor.
Canadians yield this willingly, and
not less British Columbians than
others. But although we may desire
the prosperity of tho Canadian Pacific, and have nothing but good wishes
for it. we object to being kicked and
cuffed and beaten and trampled upon
by it. We are its fiiends, but do
not wish to be its slaves. We do not
want to see this country turned over
to it, tied hand and foot, for a Company tbat can ask such a thing shows
by the very asking that it is disposed
to go too far and natuially arouses
suspicion. The Canadian Pacific
cannot want all the field to itself in
this Province unless it is full of tbe
purpose to take advuntage of its monopoly. Another road from the interior of Southern British Columbia to
the Coast is a necessity ot conditions
that have been developed within the
past few years. There is no reason
why the franchise should go to the
Canadian Pacific; there is one powerful reason why it should not. It is
not liood lor any country to have to
depend on one railway alone; there is
too great a temptation to make the
most of the monopoly. But in addition to this the interests of Southern
British Columbia are of a character
to require competition, if they are to
enjoy the protection necessary to
their development and growth.
What is true of (South Africa is equally true of this Province��� 'it is injurious that all thc trunk railway lines
slum hi be in tlio monoply of one
The Great Northern has offered to
build from Kootenay to the Coast,
and to give this whole section of
country thc benefits of competition. It
has offered to do this ��n terms that
not long ago weie regarded most favorably by our Government and Legislature. But the Canadian i'aciflc
steppea in, captured tiie Government
and Legislature, and said no, and no
it has been. The exercise of such
Influences as this is a paiblie. menace;
it ought to. if it does not, inspire a
feeling of alarm. It is said in excuse for tho impending monopoly that
the Great Northrn is ft foreign corporation. The Canadian Pacific and its
friends should lie the last to plead au
excuse of this kind. On one side of
the continent it runs into Hoattle,
and on tbo other it crosses the (State
of Maine, whi lo in the centre it runs
for hundreds of miles from Portal
to Minneapolis anil on to the Sault.
We call it our national roitd, but it
is almost half American:! yet a plea
is made in its behalf that it is entitled to monopoly In liritisli Columbia,
because competition can bo obtained
only tlnough means of a foreign road.
Ministers at Victoria had the amazing audacity to advance this in defence of the treachery they had resolved to ia nniit to tho Provincial interests they were sworn to protect.
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Forget  your   wife's   name;
Forget how many children you have;
that the
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and competitive line, not only would
there bave been a welcome railway
subsidy from the Dominion Government, but enormous amounts of private capital would have be.m ready
for investment in tbe mining, smelting, and refining industry. The mining districts would have immediately
felt the stimulus and so would the
cities of Victoria and Vancouver. An
era of energetic progress of hope and
effort would have been inaugurated.
An industry would have been en
a fair way to establishment which
would have brought fresh shipping
to our ports, fiesh 'commerce to our
merchants, and extended usefulness
to our coal mines. But alas! This
forward movement has been postponed
until the control of its destinies is
wrested fiotn *he enemies of their
country. Lethargy, discontent, nnd
hopefulness have been distiibuted
both in tbe mining districts of tho
interior and in tbe cities of tbe Coast,
which may be directly traced to the
railway policy of the Government and
its detern inatiou to tie the country
up to conditions under whicli no country in the world ever did prosper, because they are conditions under which
no country in tbe world ever could
A business firm in Auckland, New
Zealand, having relations with Canada and desiring to extend them,
have istued a circular containing suggestions intended to promote trade between the two countries. Here il
an extract: "The C. P. R. being unfortunately a private company, only
looks to the interest of her shareholders and does not c ire a scrap about
the national interests. If the C P.
R. could be moved to put manufacturers in Canada on the same footing
as thc United StateB companies do
their own people, things would be
more equitable." Also, one would
think, things would be better for the
C. P. R. itself. And therein is the
wonder it persists in continuing its
policy of selfishness. Why does it
not see and act on the broad principle that whatever is best for Canada
as a whole must be lies' for it in the
long run?	
Tho Post, a smart little Weekly published at Viotoria, has the following;
"If instead of negativing tho construction of the Coast-Kootenay railway, tho Dunsmuir Government had
decided thnt lit all hazards it was to
be built, and built as an   independent
The Coast cities are beginning to
realise that with one rail'vay there
will also be a monopoly of ocean
traffic. It would doubtless be an excellent thing for the monopoly, but
it would be very bad for the Province. And the curious part of it is
'that for this biack outlook the country is indebted to that great "business" statesman, Mr. James Dunsmuir.
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because you never tasted it.
Buy   Only   Union - Made   Stioeu
Workers _iNin>n
factory H9*86
This stamp used by the .TOIIN Mc-
PHERSON CO., Limited, of Hamilton,
the   only Union Factory in Canada.
Yod probably found yesterday thnt
you bad jmt one too few to go 'round.
Or may be the wind showed a weakness
in the old one. There are lots of wet
days coming; this is June. You know
the proverb abont preparing for a rainy
day. Here's an opportunity you would
do well to take advantage of.
Ladies' Parasols and Umbrellas,
coverings made of durable silk;
silk gloria; mixed silk and wool,
or silk and linen; guaranteed not
to fade or cut: handles of natural
wood; congo, pearl, gem, mefnl,
born. Our prices f 1,00, $1.50,
*2;00,$2.25, $2.50, $.3.00 aod up to f. 50
A splendid assortment of Men's
Umbrellas with tops covered with
silk and wool mixed, silk gloria,
or silk and linen mixed ; handles
of oongo, horn, sterling tipped.
See ours at $1.50,82.00, |250, 83,00
$3.60 aod     5 oo
Children's Parasols, covered
with white satine with ruffle, special at ���    i oo
Ohildrer's Parasols, Japanese*
silk covered with frill in jiink,
white and sky, at     l 50
Ladies' Fancy Parasols; 25faaoy
parasols, colors cardinal, black
and white, navy nnd white, oireca
and white, and plain white; special
to clear, at $1.50, $2.00, $3.00,��_ 50
85.00, $7.5o and  10 00
KERR ~ 60.
Ward and Baker Sts.
N. B.���Just arrived, two dozen white
Shirt Waists.
Nelson Opera louse
2      NIGHTS ONLY      2
Friday and Saturday
June 21 and 22
Waragraph Co'y
Londn, England
The  Finest Moving:
Pictures in the
Battle Scenes
British-Boer War
Accompanied   by  Startling-
Mechanical Sounding
Something Entirely New to'
Beautiful    Colored    Scenes
and   Specialties.
Prof. M. J. NOEL
Tbe most successful Lady Impersonator on the Continent.
Never fails to make a bit.
50  and 7!i cents.    Children S
cents.    Seats on sale at
J- C. GWILLIM, B-,  Sc,
Late of Geological  Survey of Canada.    Six years experience in B. C.
mining districts.
Baiter Street Nelson, B. C.
A. R. BARROW, a. m. l cut
Provincial Land Surveyor
Oorner Viotoria and Kootenay Sts.
P, O. Box .        A;,  T.lenhone No.
Best Assortment
Come Early and Get
Canada Drag and
Book Co., Ltd.
lest Transfer Co.
Coal and Wood.
Agents Imperial Oil Oo. Ltd.
Blairmore Coal,    -   $6.75
Crow's   Nest   Coal,   $6.15
Anthracite,    -     -    $10.75
No order can bo accepted miles*
accompanied by cash.
Office on  Baker Street Tel. 147
__>li���A.-\~A~/\ifa^^ j
'] D. McArthur 8 Co. I
! J. Q. NELSON, Manager. |
Furniture Dealers,
Undertakers and Embalmers.
From $10.00 up g
From, $2.50 up *\
From $13.50 up tf.
Reception, Easy and  Large Rockers  tf.
Reception Chairs, Couches, Lounges, Divans. i'
I  <*>
PAT. SEPT., 1000.
West Kootenay Butcher Co.
Reynolds' Livery   Stable
Will Be Sold Cheap
Three years lease on ground
property   at  $10.00
per month.
Apply to
Baker Street.
Atlantic S.S. Sailings
From Monlical
Allan Line Corinthian June  15
Allan Line Tunisian  June ti
Allan Line Numldian June 29
Bearer Line Lake Megantto June 14
Beaver Line Lake Superior June 21
Beaver Line Lake Ontarie    June 28
From Portland, Mc.
Dominion Line Vancouver June 21)
Dominion Line Dominion July 6
From Boston
Dominion Line New Knglwd  June 111
Dominion Line Common wealth  July 3
From Now York
Cunard Line Campania June 15
Cunard   Line Umbria    June 22
Cunard Line Lucanfa Jim*. 29
White Star Line Ocmnic  June in
White Star Line Toutonic June 2ti
White Star Line Germanic July ;.
American Line SU Paul June 19
American Line St, Louis June 26
Anchor Line Furneasia June 15
Anchor Line Ethiopia June 22
French  Line L'AquHaine June 20
French Line La BretHgnc June 27
N, G. L. Kaiser Wilhelm der G_obho. .. Juno 25
For further particulars apply to
City Passenger Agent, Nelson, B. C.
General 8.8. Awnti C.P.R. Ofll-eR. Winning.
Royal Bitty ai Grocery
A new stock of Groceries, Fruit,
Home-made Bread, Pies, Cakes
and Rolls delivered fresh every day
to any part of the city.
S. D. HOWELL, Prop.
Notice is hereby given thnt the first
sittings of the Annual Court of Revision of the Municiality of the City of
Nelson will be held in the Council
Chai'iiber at the City offices, Nelson,
on Wednesday tbe 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.
Citv Clerk.
Nelson, B.C., May *.'8tb, 1001,
Wlndirmei. Mines.  Corr_~30.1do_003_r._He_
Fresh   and   Salted   Heats
Fisn iuid Poultry in Season
E.  C.   TRAVES.   Manager.
W.-W.-C. Block. Ward Street, Nki-son.
Oiders by nrail receive careful and prompt attention
Ladies' arid Gents' Merchant Tailors and Dyers,
Suits Made to Order,'Cleaned, Dyed, Altered and Bepaired-
Joaephine St., Opposite Clarke Hotel.
Mail Orders Solicited. p. o. Hox 634
Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants
Branch Markets in Rossland, Trail, Nelson, Kaslo
Sandon. Three Forks, New Denver and Slocan City.
Order* by mad to a** branch will have careful u**i oromot attention.
Our stock is now complete in the above lines.    Call and be
convinced that the most complete stock
is carried  by the
Homo Office Minneapolis, Minn.
fa August, 1807 this Association introduced a special feature in the forin
or the sale of Diamonds on the installment plan, under the Tontine principle
and have received and disbursed in satisfaction of Diamond Contracts
OVER $572,77200.
On signing an application for a Diamond Contract you pay tbe agent of
the Association $5,00, when an explicit
contract is delivered to yon by the As
sociation. The ooDtiact calls for the
payment of $1.25 for 00 consecutive
weeks, making the total paymeut $80,
Then when your contract is reached in
the order of performance the Association will deliver to you a two carat clear,
white and flawless Diamond, worth
1200 or will give you SlOo for the diamond.
For further information apply to
JOHN T. PIERRE, sub-agent, Nelson,
Pierre Bros'.Tailor Shod, Josephine St.
FRED OARNE, Jr., General Agent
B. C, Victoria, B. O. K
For domestic or steam use.
A  full   supply always on
Rates to   all  railway and
lake points.
General Agent
Tel. No. 265.
Office ��� Two  doors   west
C.P.R   offices.
Caveats, Designs, Copyrights and
Trade Marks obtained in Canada
and all foreign countries.
Room 3, Bank of British North
America, Hastings 8tr����*���. Vancouver.
About that seeond hand article of
yours. Vou'll sell it if you'll advertise it in The Miner want column ftelson Daily Minm, Thui.__.-Y, Junk 30, 1901
Conblderablo Activity Being Displayed
in tlio Neighboring Mines.
A. B. Buekwoith, of Y"?ir, is in
the oity and in reply to the interrogative reporter on milling matters at the
nelghboiing town slated that things
were rath.r quiet but that the town
was still alive. Thomas Flynn of
Ymir, who is the owner of the Centre
Star olaim on the mountain about one
mile from the town, hub been doing
development woilt recently on his
property and has hud the good fortune
''to malic some rich striates. While
running liis tunnel the other day he
struck a four foot ledge of white
quartz well nilnorttlised, which will
run In the neighborhood of thirty dob
lars to the ton.
At the Second Belief,Eric, the work
of preparing the ground fur the construction work on thu property is he
ing pushed ahead. There are about
fifty men employed at thc present
time who are preparing for the erection of a saw mill. The work of preparing for the coiistructon of the
flume and the snw mill will require in
the neighborhood of three hundred
and fifty thousand feet of lumbar.
IrJ addition to the above there are a
number of outfits going out to the various claims in tli_ district laden with
A. Peters, a well Known mining
roan, has seemed the. contract on the
Bi(f Horn for pushing a tunnel to
strike the lend on that property.
The stieets uf the town of Ymir
have been graded during the Inst few
weeks which to some extent lias been
made necessary by the recent fresh-
eta The loeal (Iovernment has offered to supplement any amount spent hy
the citizens for streci improvements
and,the Ymirites having completed
their share of tho contract, are awaiting with some anxiety the fulfillment
of thc (ioveinnieut's part of the contract.
The Ladies' Aid of the Presbyterian
church ure preparing plans to raise
funds for tho enlargement of the
manse. The resident minister is now
at Ottawa, attending the General Assembly und In. munugeis of thc
church have been given to understand
that or, his return he will require
more room iu the manse. It might
be necessary to add that thc reverend
gentleman is a bachelor,
Referring to the fish story recorded
In The Miner of the day before Mr.
Buckworth stated that the Ymir diB
trict cou'.d beat the Nelson record at a
walk. R. I!. Shruinin of Ymir, went
fishing in the Porcupine river on
Sunday morning lust at 8 o'clock
and returned at 3 o'clock in the afternoon with 137 trout. This is no fish
*    Btoiy.
(Continued from Kirst Page)
man a few   hours   to   round   up   tho
above tbe rest escaped.
Continued From First Pago.
ranging from $5 to $20. in proportion
to tho number of communicants.
After due notice the giants to Rev-
olstoke and Vernon have been reduced
by cue half���such reduction to take
effect next quarter.
The grant tc Enderby has been increased to S.iiiii and that to KiinIu to
SMO for the ensuing year. With a
viow to opening up work in Phoenix
und district the sum of SIDO has been
set npnrt as a provisional giant for the
first year. Tho committee feel the
grout importance of placing clergy as
soon as possible at Enderby, Phoenix
and I'l'rnii'.aiiil In the missionary distiict attached to Nelson. The committee would draw the attention of
the clergy and church wardens to the
Importance of adequately Insuring
all chinch property.
Tho executive committee wns Instructed to report lo the Synod next
year on nny needed amendments. The
Bishop appointed a committee on canons: The Archdeacon, Revs. C. W.
Hedley, II. S. Akehurst, II. Beer, and
MesRrs. E. A. Crease, T. M. Duly.anil
J. M. Lay. He also reappointed the
committee on Ihe Bishopric Endowment Fund, with Mr. .l.F. Armstrong
and Dr. Westwood to till the vacancies. The Bishop appointed the following committee on Sunday observance: Revs. J. A. Lambert, C. A. Procunier, C. F. Yates, and Mr. E. A.
These delegates were appointed to
attend the general synod uf the church
in Canada: Rev. C. W. Hedley, with
Rev. II. S. Akehurst as substitute;
Hon. T. Mayne Daly, with J. M.
Lay, substitute.
The Synod then adjourned till this
morning at 10 o'clock.
In the evening there was a full
choral service at St. Saviours   church.
Bev. .1. II. Lambert ireached on
church music.
There will be a celebration of the
Holy Communion this morning at s
Grand Lodge meeting (.He is a mining
man and as the father of (ireenwood
has a great deal to account for.
P. M. Elkins is deputy sheriff of
the (Ireenwood district and represents
the lodge there.
Rossland has a large delegation
headed by J. S. Clute, barrister,
worshipful master of Corinthian Lodge
No. 27. There are also George Herring, P. M., D. E. Kerr, S. W., Jno.
Dunlop, .1. VV., Geo. N. Taylor. P.M.,
W. N. Dunn, P.M., N. A. Burritt, P.
M., Geo. McKay, M. M... AV. Pratt,
M. M., Frank Burr, and others who
will arrive today.
Mr. McNalighton, of Vancouver, is
among the prominent delegates from
that city. Maxwell Muir and David
Wilson also enine from there. The
two latter are members of Quadra
Lodge   No. 2.
Messrs. Uiddell, Crocker, Brett and
Edwards represent No. 1 Victoria Columbia Lodge.
Among the most prominent Masons
Is C. C. Chipman, the Government
Poo Hah of Kaslo. lie is senior
grand warden of tbo Grand Lodge and
is one Of the best known men in
southern B. C.
Trail's contribution to tho lodge is
a strong one, headed by Worshipful
Master James lLNu.iol.eld, one of the
most papular of Trail's citizens.
Past Muster W.A. Muntcr is another
representative from the Smoke-Eating
City. Mr. Mnnter is a member of the
firm of McCurty A Muntcr, grocers.
' D. J. Jelly, senior warden, is a
rancher, residing a short distance up
the Rowland road, and besides his
Masonic tastes is a strong politiiian.
Capt. W. J. Devitt, junior warden,
is chief of police in Trail. He is also
un officer of the Trail Rifles, and a
veteran of the N. W. M. P. Mr. Devitt is a great lover of dogs, and has
with hiin a magnificent specimen of
the Danish lioarhound breed.
J. P. Byers, also fiom Trail, Is
manager there for the Mac Machine
Co. of Bolleville, Ont. Mr. Byers
has many friends here, and is well
known among Nelson business men.
There are a whole lot more of them
and tbey are just as worthy of mention, perhaps, as the above but like
all really good Masons they go to bed
_arly and  as  it took   the   newspaper
The Nelson County Court Adjourned
Yesterduy Until September Sittings.
The county court sittings were resumed yesterday when the case of McLeod vs. Zettler, which had been adjourned on the previous day, came up
again for hearing. Two more witnesses were examined,after which His
Honor, in summing up the evidence,
came to the conclusion that the plastering had been done by contract and
gave judgment in favor of the plaintiff for amount claimed with costs.
The case of Radcllffe vs.Frovost was
a claim made by the plaintiff for the
recovery of the sum of 825 in payment for certain work alleged to have
been done on a mining claim near
Slocan City. Iho defendant denied the
claim and the case was dismissed
without costs.
Tbe cuse of Vica and Williams vs.
Brydges, which had been adjourned
from the Monday sittings of the court,
came.up for hearing of legal argument. A. Whealler appeared for the
defendant and S.S. Taylor, K. C, for
thc plaintiff. Judgment in the case
was reserved.
Other minor matters ooncluded the
business of the court and the proceedings were adjourned until the September sittings.
Lately starved in London because he
cruld not digest his food. Early use
of Dr. King's New Life Pills would
have saved him. They strengthen the
stomach, aid digestion,piomote assimilation, improve appetite. Price 25c.
Money back if not satisfied. Sold by
Canada Drug   A Book Co.
Wife (in despair)���I don't know,
Jack, dear, what we should have for
desert today, it is so exceedinlgy hot.
Husband���Emma, why do you not
g;t a paokage of the "Morse Pumpkin
Flour." It will make three or four
pies ard with such a delicate flavor
a great labor saver, and no perspiring
over a hot stove. Remember The
Morse Brand, Emma.
German Syrup in the special prescription of Dr. A. Boschree, 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 the severest nature,
removing as it does the cause of the
affection and leaving the parts in a
strong and healthy condition. It is not
an experimental medicine, but has
stood the test of years, giving satisfaction in every case, which its
rapidly increasing sale every season
confirms. Two million bottles sold
annually. Boschree'8 German Syrup
wns introduced in the United States in
1808, and ie now sold in every town
and village In the civilized world.
Three doses will relieve any ordinary
cough. Price 75 cts. For sale by W.
F. Teetzel A Co. Get Green's Prize
Canada Permanent and Western Canada Mortgage
head office toronto.  ont.
Money to loan on Straight Mortgage.
Apply to Q. h. LENNOX. Baktr Bt
rarun.an-n d.i.h o, rum nmon
Highest Honors, World's Fair
Gold Medal, Midwinter Pair
Avoid  Iluklng ]'mr<l��r_  ooutaluliilf
alum.  Thoy uro iujurlam* to health.
The following are two paragraphs
of an advertisement appearing iu The
Colonist of the bale of lots In the Government townslte of Tnlaineen, which
iB to take place at Victoria, on July
17th: Similkameen whose coal measures have been traced from north of
Tulamcen townsitc,across and extending to the south branch of the similkameen river, Tulamecn being located
in the centre of the coal areas, whi ill
are being vigorously prospected under
licenses issued by the Lands -and
Works Dei aituiein.    .    .   .   .
The C. V. R. Railway have located
lines of railway from Midway.through
Allison and Otter Creek valley, along
Otter Creek through Aspen Grove,
Spence's Bridge. The alternate line
of railway takes in the coal measures
of which Tulameen townsite ia the
This would look as if the Government considers tlio Princeton eoal of
value, aud that they expect transportation through thai, portion of the district via C.   P. R. in the near future.
Whnt proved to be a move profitable find than gold happened the other day to a traveller from San Francisco, while at lunch in one of the
leading restaurants in Nelson. He
ordered a portion of Pumpkin pie,
when to his astonishment his appe-
titic, which he had lost fifteen years
ago in Arizona, suddenly returned to
him, with renewed vigor. The pie
had a very solid texture and a rich
mellow flavor. The cook informs us
that it was made from "The Morse
Pumpkin Flour." None other just ns
good.    Insist on "The Morse Brand."
Porto Rico Lumber
Co., Limited.
Rough and
Dressed  Lumber,
Shingles, Mouldings.
A-l White Pine Lumber Always In
We carry a compl clo stock of Coast Flooring
Coiling, Innidu Finish, Turned Work, SohIi and
Doors. Special order work will rccoivo prompt
attention*   Mail ordern BolicUcd.
Porto Rico Lumber Co.,
Head Offlrift���FbMwt and Vornon Ht.   Nelson
Our Fresh Roasted Ooifee Best of
Quality, as follows :
Java and Arabian Mocha, por pound I  40
Java and Mocha Blond, 3 poundn  1 OC
Fine Santo . 4 pounda  1 00
Santos Blend, 5 pounds  1 00
Our  SpecialBlond, li pounds  100
Our Bio Roast, li poundH  1 0��
A TB1AI Oltllllt HOI It! I ~l>.
lS.El_SON. -        B. C.
Dominion and
Land Surveyor.
Is    lame    or    intei feres
bring  him   lo  the   City
Horseshoeing Shop, Jo
sephine Street
and try a bot.llo. a dozen, or a barrel ot
QALQARY BEER aa IL Is the boat, and
oneapest on tho markot. Also try our
WINES,    LIQUORS     and    CIGARS.
Tulnphon   M. ��a,in<r st   Nairn) B. r
Will pay tbe highest cash price for all
kinds of seoond hand Roods. Will buy
or sell anything from au anchor, to a
needle. Fnrnitnre, stoves, oarperta,
-ooking utensils, bought in household
quantities. Also oast off clothing.
Oall and see me or write. Address
Silver King Hike, Box 3M. Hall
8��reet, NeUon, B  a
from Kootenay Common
Fu-A-uric-i Eiiitii
June i8, July 2, 16, Aug.6, 20
Eprtli Leaps Meeting.
July 13.14. '5-
Cliristian Eieavor Gufi
July 2, 3.
National Eiacatioial Ass'i
DETROIT. $71.25.
July 2, 3.
For   Time  Tables,    Rates,  Ticket.,
apply H. L. Brown,
Oity Passenger Ageut.
J. S. Carter, E. J. Ooylb,
Dis. Pass. Agt. A. G. P. A.
Nelson. Vanconver
EARKK-Cnsh, 10 cents.
Ticket., 10 for 50 cents.
SERVICE���Every 20 minutes, leaving
park and np-town termiuua at 7
a 111. to 10.4(1 p.m. Earlv car leaves
H. B. Stores 0:45 a. in.
TRAINR-Curs meet 10.36 a.m. and
(1.45 p 111., and outgoing only on
SPECIAL���The public are requested
to stop cars only ou the far side of
cross streets; not to ride on, enter
or leave by front platform; also to
motion by baud if they intend to
board the car, and to notify conductor a short distance before they
wish to leave.
OOMPLAINTS-Will receive prompt
attention at the Company's office,
Vernon Stieet, Oily.
A large number of good residential
building sites adjacent to the lines of
their tramway, chiefly in the soath-
I'lii portion of the city to be sold on
easy teims.
Apply ��� Tramway Office, Vernon
Managing Secretary.
L Urn ber..
Delivered to any point
on Kootenay Lake.
I have a complete stock on hand of
Rough and Dressed
Mouldings, Sash Doors.
Inside Finish,
Coast Flooring, and
Finished Lumber-
Mill at PILOT BAY. Yards, NELSON
andLAR] .0.
Gamble &   O'Reilly
Civil    KiiKinrrrn,   Provincial    -anil
Surveyor., Heal Kslalc nuil In.
Hurnncr   Agent*.
Advertisements inserted undor this hoad at
tho rate of ono oent a word per insertion. No
advertisement takon (or less than 26 contH.
Situation Wanted advertisements InsorUd
threo times free of chance.
Are you
?   If
you are,
6 people.
Miner want
lunin, w
i��   want.
on'll get
SALE.���G,    Frank    Ueer   offers   for
 ,1c his residence, curner of Hall   anil
Carbonate streets. Recently completed, Hiipplied with every convenience,
ample ^munils anil desirable location.
This offers an excellent opportunity
for any one desiring a oomfortahlo
home. For further particulars apply
at the ollice of Ueer liros.
RANCH FOB SALE���About two miles
from Nelson, on the sunny side of
Kootenay river, comprising about .'III
acres of good land, a comfortable
dwelling house and out buildings.
Three are about r>u fruit trees, viz;
Cherry, Plum, Apple, Pear and Peach,
besides several hunared smaller fruits
ulso a profitable strawberry crop.
Will be sold cheap tu an immediate
purebneer. Clear title. Apply T.
Morley, Nelson, B. C.
(J,   I''rank   Ueer   offers   for   rent   his
furnished liouse,    including   piano,
situated corner of Hall and Carbonate
streets.    Apply at Deer Bios,   office.
TO RENT.���Rooms and office  in   Clement,   Hillyer block.    Apply to   the
Nelson Electric Tramway offices.
ROOM and board in   private family.
Apply ou Silica street, second   door
west of Ward.
ROOM for   rent at
Silica street.
Irs.   Mclleath's,
FOR SALE.��� Tug Boat 'Red Star."
and Barge���At reasonable figures to
cash purchaser or time with good
security. Apply to Ontario Powder
Works, Nelson   "   "
B. C.
HOUSE to   Rent.���Furnished   or unfurnished, apply T, Miner ollice.
FOR    RENT.���One    room   on     Ward
street; one inside room in the K. VV.
C. block,   furnished   or   unfurnished.
Mrs. F. J. Squire.
WANTED���Situation   by experienced
oookkeeper.    Address II. K.,   Miner
WANTED.���For a museum collection
for Lever Bros, Port Sunlight,Eng.,
aneient buckets, troughs, washing
boards, or ironirg utensils obtained
from Indians or Imported from foreign
countries. Liberal value paid.
Write us with explanations. Watchorn at Mclntyre, K. W. C. block, P.
O. Box 707.
WANTED.���Trustworthy men and
women to travel and advertise for
old establnhed liouse of solid financial
standing. Salary 878(1 a year and expenses, all payable in cash. No canvassing required. Give reference and
enclose self-addressed stamped envelope. Address Manager, 305 Caxton
NELSON Employment Agency, llakcr
street.    Phone 378.   J. II. Love.
WANTED���Teamsters.        Waitresses
Girls for housework.    Nurse (lirl.
Situations wanted by Cooks, Laborers, Blacksmith, Carpenters, etc.
WANTED���Cook;   girl    to   care   for
children;    laborers   and   teamsters.
Western Canadian Employment Office,
Ward street.   Phone '-'70.
Furnished liouse and two lots on Robson Street, neur Kootenay Street.
Bath room; wash house. Laid
out in garden and fruit trees.
3 lots, northwest corner Houston and
Ward streets 8350
Lots 1 and 2, bloek 23, lot 10,block 29,
Lot 11, block 14, city of Nelson.
Mr. Maojiin, general agent Bennett
Fuse Co., Headquarters at Victoria,
B. 0., begs to say that in consequence
of attempts to impose spurious and
cheap imitations of their white coun
tared, 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.
AGENTS WANTED���Kor our Boer-
British Wat, Family Records, Mur-
riage Certificates, Religious anu
Landscape Pictures. Bright and hustling men, women, boys and girls, can
clear from 83 to 810 per day. Send
50 cents for sample. Descriptive circulars free. Write today. Home
Novelty Mfg. Co., P.O.Box 518 (Dept.
381) Chicago, 111.
ALU KINDS   of   goods bought    sold
or exchanged   at   Prosser's   Second
Hand Store,  Ward Btreet,   Phono   270'.
LOST���Between Gieat Northern Telegraph Co., and Telephone office,
the sum of 817 in bills. The finder
will be rewarded by ieavlng at Miner
IT WILL PAY you to read our ad. iu
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 flavored and economical. Kootenay Coffee Co.
From date until October 1 the dental
offices of Nelson will be closed at l
o'clock, p. ir., on uii Saturdays, remaining closed dining the balance ot
the dav.
W. .1. QUINLAN,   li. I), s.
F. B.   MORRISON,   IJ. II. S.
T  II. BT0DDART, D.  Ii. s.
Mr. .T. II. Gray having resigned
his position as' Land Co_.mli.
sionur of this Company, nil communications in reference to Kaslo A Slocau
Railway Company's lands hliuuld he
addressed to ROUT. IRVING,
Kaslo, B. O.j May 31st., mill.
Mines Examined and Reported On.
Mining Engineer.
Room I. K.-W. O.   lilock,
Nblson, B. C.
riMlOUPK & CO. Llmltod-OoriiOt Vernon
X and Cedar ..tree is, Nt-lHon���Munufaciur
mil of and wholesule dealers in nei'iiled wuterH
and fruit Hyrupn. Sole uKeuts fur Halcyon Ilo
Springi. milium, water.    I'ulcphono UJ.
_13| N, M. Cuminin.-, ljotifioo���Kvury known
vurioty of -.ufi, drinks. 1' U liux H... Telephone
No. ai. Hoover btreet, Nol. on. UottlurH of tlitr
i-tinuuH au Loon Hot 8ptlngfl Mineral W'titcr
J A. Macdonald)���Archituetn and htiperin
tcndcnlN, Uroken Hill lilock, corner Haker and
Ward btroeu-t l\cl~.on
HJ. BVAN8 & OO.���Bakor Stroefc, Noi
��� Hon���W holcHiile duulerr. In liquor.!, ei-
Kai-d, cemunt, lire brick and lire cluy, water
pipe and -U.nl rails, aud tumoral cou.uiib-iiun
Wholot-ale aud retail dealers in grain,
hay, Hour, feed. Mills ot Victoria, New Woint-
minster; Kdmonton, Alia. Klevaturs ou Cal
gary and Kdmoutou Kail wuy. M anu fact urors
of the culebrated H. Sc K. brund eercalH.
A MACDONALD & Co.-Corner Frou
��� and Hall street*.���Wholesalo wooer
und jobbers in blankoUt, gloves, mitts, boots,
rubbers, inackinaws and miners' sundries.
P BURNS & Oo.���Baker atreet, Nelson���
���   Wholesale dealers in fresh und cured
moats.   Cold Storage.
Halrer Struct, Nelson���Wholesale dea ���
ors in fresh aud cured meals.
Street, Nelson ��� Wholesale duuluis in
hardware, miners' supplies, sporting goods
M'LACHLAN BROS. (Successors to Van
cuu ver Hardware Co, Ltd.) Haker Street,
Nelson���Wholesale deulors in hardware and
mining supplies, plumber.,' and tinsmithh' sup
_i_l paints, oils and glass; mechanics' tools.
Agents foi Ontario Powder Works; irnamito
FHKE NllllHR Void Properties���We arc
anxUua to neeure m few Tree milling %%.\\\
liropcrllcn at once. The Prosprcli. r's Exchange, Nelson, *. ���, Kooui 4, K W.-l'.
WE HAVE   in stock choice teas from
Indla, Ceylon, China, and Japan.   We
blend them to your taste.    All   prices
and qualities.    Kootenay  Coffee Co.
f IMJRNKR, HKKTON & Co.-Corner Vernon
X and Joncpbino Streets, Nolson���Whole
sale dealer, in liquors, cigurs, and dry goods.
Agents for Pabst Ilrewing Co. or Milwaukee
and Calgary Brewing Co of Calgary.
UD_ON'S HAY Co.���WhOlWale Kfocerloi
uml lfquorH ilc, HukiT SI ivrl. Nulxon.
C^IAl.lKOKNIA WI..KCO.,l_mia.o.l-i:or_i!r
J Kroit and Hnll Sti-uH, Nul-aun��� Whole*
niilo dcalorH n winuti (cuhu and hulk), and
domGHtic and Imported ciKarH.
Utltcu corner Hall and Front. Hired*,
Nelnon���Lumber, eellliia/, llooriiiK, and every
lliitik* in wood for ImildlnK uurpoKOH. Uol our
prlciiM.   UorruHpondt-uee Kolicilud.
rp GALLON ��r. CO.-Dealero In ore wio.n
X. and twinen. Aiw_.il a l&fge Hlwk on
hand. Telephone_��.  Koom II. K.W. C. Illoik
(Icncrnl laborer-, pardoners, rock
men, etc., will be furnished free of
charge to all persous requiting help
of this Kind by applying to the Secretary, Nolaon Laborers' Protective Union, Box .37, Nelson, ft 0.
PIANO.- -Miss   Tycrs   is prepared   to
givu piano   lessons at her   residence
on Silica   street   four   doors weist   of
llendryx.    Terms moderate.
LOST���Monday evening, old fashioned
bar pin, with carved face of green
lava, surmounted with pearls. Kinder will be rewarded for lenvlng it at
C. P. R. city ticket oflice
FOUND.���On May   24th an amethyst
ring.    Owner   may   have same   by
proving and paying for this ad. Min-
nr nfticp.
er office.
t.ULIlrtll.tl- <<>__,._ 11.41.    Jl ��    anal
proupcclll wa_l.lL Dead rrpen anal ���ami.
plea lo the FtMp.cliH.ii Exehlage. Nelnon.
U. C.   Boom 4 k.W.C. black.
Brewers of Fine Lager
Beer and I'd iter,
Nelin.. B. O.
F. O. GREEN        V. S. ULEMENT3
Civil Engineers and Provincial Land
P.   O.  Pxo US Wela-ln   R.^i
By the week from $5 to ?6.
By the day 81.00.
J. V. O'Li-UGHLDf, ProD.
��� ���__������ ������' "���'������'��� wi  ���
-  M-MBI
i;      <���__: -.**
Tlie  paper  on   vour
walls    echoes     the
.. tastes and  habits of
HapCT every member of the
family. Wc have
made a study of decorative designs
for the wall and have given especial
care to our buying. We know that
we are within the mark when we
claim to have the most up-to-date
stock of Papers in the Province. Not
necessarily    expensive,     for    prices
range from 7 to .10 cents, and in every
case represent value, for our Papers
are sc priced as to allow of no dis-
coin ts to the paper hanger. liny
your paper personally, you will be
better suited and will get full value
for what you  pay.
The Nelson Gun club will have a
shoot tonight at T o'clock.
It is rumored that there is likely to
be another close down of the silver-
lead mines at Moyie shortly.
Preparations were made st Cottonwood creek yesterday to present any
sudden rise from doing damage.
The fire works for the Dominion
Day celebration have been received by
Gilbert Stanley. They weight 250
pounds and will make a grand pyrotechnic display.
The meeting of the hose reel team
which was called to meet at the store
of Max Crowe, has been postponed
and will bo held on Friday evening
next, instead, at - o'clock.
During the thunder storm yesterday
some hailstones fell that were as laige
as cherries, fortunately very sparingly
though���by the time this item has
travelled a little they will probably
have grown to the size of apples.
The west end of Vernon street is
being graded. The horse racing which
is one of the events on the programme
for the Dominion Day sports will be
conducted in that part of the city.
From the vigorous contention of a
local paper, (conducted by gentlemen
of the most exquisite refinement of
mind and manners), it would seem
that theie are such things as "scab
stores as well aB "scab'' vvorkingmen.
The Ladies' Society of the Swedish
church will have their first meeting
this evening at the residence] of Mrs.
Andrew Liubath on the corner of Kootenay and Houston streets. The meeting will commence at - o'clock. Mrs.
Magnnson is president and .Mrs. Mast-
berg, treasurer,
The following additional prizes
have been received by Secretary Cameron, for the Dominion Day selebra-
tions. One ease of Kegal Palling
Powder, through Morrison at Cald
well, from the firm of Balfour & Co.,
Hamilton, One..valued at 815; aud one
dozen cabinet photos from Allan Lean,
The Athabasca saloon fish pond is
attracting a large share of attention
just now on account of the specimens
of fish which are disporting themselves in the large tank. There seems
to be a mutual pleasure in the matter
as the fish appear to enjoy the attention paid to them as much as the
spectators enjoy the privilege of seeing how the fishes swim.
The train service for tlie celebration
at Slocan City next week is as follows: Leave Sandon 11,30 a. in., fare
St.05; Thiee Forks 7 a. m.. fare SI.75:
Alamo 7.05 a.m., 81.(15; lioseberry
7.1'Id a. m., fare 81.25; New Denver
17.50a. m., fare 81.10; Silverton 8.05 a.
m., fare 95c.; Nelson 7.30 a. m., fare
8?.25. Returning to Sancton andj Nelson, leave Slocan City at 0.30 p. m.
Major Hargraves of Spokane, provincial officer of the Pacific division
of the Salvation Army,will be in Nelson on Tuesday and Wednesday next
for the purpose of making arrangements for the commencement of the
work on the new ar.y barracks.
He will bring with him a number of
specimen plans, which will be submitted to the local officers. After
they have decided as to the nature of
the building they intend to erect the
plans will be prepared and tenders
called for after which tlie work will
be pushed right along. The major
will come lo Nelson from Fernie on
Monday's Crow's Nest boat.
Feople ��taiili Colfee ami <.<���! Well   on Pon-
Inin Food I'olTee.
A man in Miiford, Ind., say he did
not, quit drinking coffee because he
thought it hurt him, but because he
found a morning beverage he liked
better in Postum Food Coffee, but to
his wonder and surprise, he found in
a few weeks all of the old symptoms of
sickness had left him.
He had been greatly troubled with
his stomach and heart,also with what
is called "water brash," and dull
headaches "which made me very irritable and quick tempered."
All of these symptoms disappeared
and he discovered, in spite of all his
previous theories,that coffee was really the cause of his troubles, and leaving, off of coffee and taking on Postum Food Coffee brought about a perfect cure.
lie speaks also of Mrs. Josephine
Kelly, living at Elkbart, Ind. Says
she was afflicted much as he was,
but had become more emaciated than
he. So she quit drinking coffee and
took on Postum Fowl Coffee. She is
now a healthy and robust lady and
willing 1.1 make affidavit that Postum
Food Coffee saved her. The gentleman
from .Miiford speaks also of Thomas
McDonald as having recovered by using I'ostum, It can be had at all grocers. A good eiip of I'ostum cannot bo
made unless it is boiled long enough
to bring out thc flavor and food
value, then it is delicious.
Tin- annual meeting of the Ncl��on
school board io announceed to be held
on .lune .(ith. for the purpose of electing a new school trustee In the place
of Oeo. Johnstone, whose term has
expired. The meeting will be held at
II o'clock in the school house.
There was only one case before the
magistrate yesterday, that of a disor
derly musician who bad been in the
habit of making daikness hideous by
bis discordant notes and his disoider-
ly conduct. Tbe police took him in
charge and Magistrate Crease wound
him up to the tune of 825 and costs.
The clerks of the city have arranged an excursion on the lake this afternoon. The Movie has been chartered
for the occasion and the round trip
will be only 50 cents. This should
prove to be a very attractive excursion
and given fine weather there will no
doubt '-t- a large number to enjoy the
lake and mountain scenery.
Rossland is from three to four
hours distant from Nelson. An evening paper is published at Rossland,
called The World. It is, of course, on
The Miner's exchange list. Owing
to the fearful and wonderful mail ser>
vice which tlie authorities are supplying to this part of the country, The
World does not reach The Miner office
until the second day after publication. It takes about thirty six hours
to cover fifty or sixty miles.
Messrs. Ganc ... Macdonald, the local
architects and overseers appointed by
the Dominion Government to superintend the new postofiice building
contract, are in receipt of a telegram,
received yesterday from Ottawa that
Viau at LeMoine's foreman left Ottawa yesterday for "Nelson to commence
work on the postofiice building immediately on bis arrival. This will
be welcome news to the mechanics of
the city who Iia��e been anxiously
awaiting the commencement of tbe
Mr. McNaugbton, one of the Masonic Grand Lodge delegates from
Vancouver, brings word tbat the new
boats which were to be shipped to
the Nelson Boat club Monday last are
detained at the makers, W. Watts..
Vancouver.awaiting the arrival of the
row locks and seats from Warren of
Toronto. Mr. Watts has done all in
his power to accelerate the completion of the boats but the Toronto
house bas disappointed him and he
does not know when he can get them
The fire laddies are expressing disappointment at the smallness of the
prizes offered for the hose reel contest which they claim will prevent the
outside teams from entering the competition. Tbe amount of Slid, which
tbe sports committee are offering for
the contest, is utterly inadequate as
an inducement for them to entsr.
(ireenwood, Rossland and Easlo are
anxious to appear in the contest but
as the amount of the prize offered, if
won by an oustide team, would not
even buy them beer after their expenses were paid, they do not think
that it is worth their while to come.
The firemen think that if the committee assist the players in other
contests to come to the city they also
should show the same favors to the
competitors in question. On the other
hand the glory of winning should be
taken into consideration.
The following are the raining records for June 19: Certificates���Gold
Standard Fractional, to John M.
Brown; Guinea Fraction, to Willy
Mais; Souvernie Fractional, to Willy
Rials; Fourth of July, to Philip
White; Dominion, to Chas. K. Des-
rosiers; Comodore, to D. A. McLeod;
Scotch Thistle No. 2.. to D. A. McLeod; Morning Sun, D. A. McLeod.
Locations���Galena, near the bend of
Boulder creek and adjoining the
Royal and Gaiena on the west, located by F. S. Clements; Royal Fractional, on the east slope of divide Roulder
creek and north fork of Boulder
creek, located by F. S. Clements; Saturn, about five miles in an easterly
direction from Nelson on east side of
Kootenay lake; Minnie Eadeh, between Five an J Six Mile points on the
west arm of Kootenay lake and ad
joining Sailor and Bude claims, located by James Hubbard. Transfers-
Bonanza from J. L. Parker of Phoenix to Jno. S. Clute; The Evening
Star, from W. H. Connell to John
Wright ; Deleware, from Jas. S. Mc-
Lauchlan to William Barbour. The
appointmnt of C. E. Benn of Rossland. as liquidator of the company
owning the Nebraska Girl and Big; 2
mia-ial claims tor amalgamation
with the North American Mining Co.,
is recorded.
A number of tramps are doing the
city these days and presumably taking
their observations. They confine their
attentions chiefly to the streets farthest removed from the police court and
are not always as polite as tbey might
be. Their hours are not a ways the
most convenient either, but as Weary
Willie must be waited on when be is
ready and fed only when he is hungry
there may be some excuse. Recently
a Weary Willie called at one of the
residences on the hill as early as 0
o'clock in the morning and asked for
breakfast. The kindhearled lady invited him in and set before him the
best she had in the house. This was
not what be wanted and with wonderful presence of mind, ilosely akin to
gall, he asked for some coffee. When
politely informed there was none in
the bouse he demanded some eggs.
Receiving the same unkind treatment
he then proceeded with increasing
candor, to cross examine the lady by
asking about her husband,' family,
etc. The lady began to think that
matters had gone far enough and
made the presence of Weary Willie
known to parties upstairs. Tbis was
more than his majesty expected and
when a stentorian male voice called
down the stairs he walked away with
injured dignity. Another evening in
the same neighborhood it was found
necessary to fetch in the clothes which
were hanging out in the back yard to
prevent them from being stolen. Frequently during the last few weeks
this element of the city's population
have been making themselves particu
larly objectionable especially in tbe
early morning when there is a reasonable likelihood of the men of the
house being away. Only a few days
ago one made his appearance at a
lady's aioor presumably for the purpose of peddlin^fa gold ring which he
claimed he had to sell   to buy a meal.
N~._e~.   I3aji.v Minsk,   Thi;. .day,  Jim ,.o. 1901
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.
^nmtmrffmmmmmnTmffmffmmmmmmwintriifnwK j
We wish to call the attention of the several "Celebration Committees" and the
public in general to the fact
that we are prepared to turn
out anything in the way of
artistic jewelry. New designs
in medals, trophies, etc. We
can do it on short notice and
at reasonable prices.
Prospectors' Supplies.
Everything That Is Needed in
the Hills.
Manufacturing Jewelers and Watchmakeis.
Gold, .Silver-Lead  and  Copper Mines wanted at thc 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 n-.en are requested to make tbe EXCHANGE their headquarters when in Nelson.
All samples should be sent by express, PREPAID.
Correspondence solicited.    Address all communications to
Telephone No. 104. P. O. Box Too. nelson, b. g.   j
If the ring was what be represented
it to be he could have sold it for
twice the amount he was asking but
when the gentleman of the house appeared to examine the ring the seller
had disappeared.
R. B. Smith Jof Slogan City is a
guest at the Waverley.
Miss Curran, of Dallas, Texas, is
stopping at the Queens hotel.
D. McDonald, the proprietor of the
Balmoral hotel of Sandon, is stopping
at the Queens.
J Peter Lindquist, of Slocan City, and
M. J. Crotian of Toronto.are guests at
the Clarke liouse.
T. McKay, Grand Forks, and L.
Loates of Beaver, are guests at the
Grand Central hotel.
Mr. James D, Sword, of Montreal,
leaves today for Rossland after spending a couple of days in town.
W. C. Milne of KbbIo, P. B. Ham,
Sedro, Wash., George Fairbutn and
C. J, McLure of Silverton are guests
at the Treir.ont hotel.
Fred Fraser, Chas. Holten, H. E.
R. Symtbe, of Revelstoke, and J. McDonald and J. Grant of Greenwood
are registered at the Madden house.
Rev. W. H. Hedley. and J. D. Victs
of Trail, who are in the city attending the meeting of the English Church
Synod, are registered at the Hume
hotel. Vk>"
Mr. Henry B. Thomson, who spent
a few days in tbe City on his return
from bis old home in Ireland, leaves
this morning for his northern post
in the Cariboo.
Antonie Mnurin.J an old timer of
this city, leaves this morning for thc
town of Sandon, where he bas bought
out tbe interest of Mrs. Mallette.in
the Denvtr hotel, and where he will
in future reside.
H. & M. BIRD
These lots are opposite to Block 4(1
reserved by Government and on which
a school will probably be erected.
tots 1 and 2, price $.175 for tlio two.
Lots 0, 7, and 8, price 8230 each
Several   houses   furnished   and   unfurnished for rent.
"Zbe TRo^al Bank of Canaba"
Capital   Auiluirl.nl.
Incorporated 1869.
9_.,000,000.(Mi I Capital Paid-up,
Uf.nl,       .       .    .
Board of I. Irr nor.      Hioniftfi K. Kenny,   President;   Thomas Ritchie. Vice-Pre-idem
Wiley Smith. H. G. UauJd, Hon. David MftcKeon.
Bead Oflice, Halifax 1
General Manager, Kdbon U Pcane, Montreal.
Superintendent of Branches, and Secretary, W. B. Torrance, Halifax,
It ran    ra 1
'ova   ftcotla��� Halifax    Branch,   AntigonM
Bridgewater, Guys boro. Londonderry, J_u
en burg. Maitland (Hunts Co.), Pictou, Port
Hawkonbury, Sydney. Shubenacadic, Truro,
New    Bran i. wick ��� Bathurst.     Dorchester,
Kredericton, Kingston (Kent Co.), Mono-
ton. Newcastle, Sack ville, St, John, Wo od stock-
P. E. Inland���Charlottetown, Sumuieivide.
ebec���Montreal    (City    OfHce),   Montr. a|
West End (Cor. Notre Dame and -m.lt-
neurn Streets);  Wostmount (Cor. (ire_ne
Avenue ai.d St. Catharine.) Street,
Newfoundland-St. John's.
Cuba. Wcul Indies���Havana.
Dulled Rlaleft-Now York (Hi lilxchft. fro Place
Republic, Wash.
Grand   Forks, Nanaimo,   Nelson,   Rossland,
Vancouver East End, Victoria.
Canada-Merchants Rank of Canada.   BoMou-Natlonal Shawmut Bank.   C_le��_��-Illinois
Trait ana Sayings Bank.  tea FrMictao-Fln't National Bank.  Londoa, Eng.-Bank of
~__wi a,��~*!. a~~._S_ri_*?HS Lf?"n��ls.   Bermuda-Bank of Bermuda.   China _n_ ...
pan���Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation.   Spnkan.-Old National Bank
General Banking Business Transacted; Sterling Bills of Exchange  Bought
and Sold, tetters of Credit, Eto., Negotiated.
Accounts received ou the most favorable terms.   Interest allowed on special
deposits and on Saving Bank accounts.
Geo. Kydd, Manager, Nelson. B.C.
The Canadian Bank of Commerce
With Which I. Amalgamated
The Bank ofjBjntish Columbia.
Paid up  Capita],   88,ooO,(KKi;   Reserve   Fund,   J2,ooo,000;
,    ' Aggregate  Resources Over 805,0011,000.
HON. GEO. A. COX, President.      B. S. WALKER, Oeneral Manager.
London Office: Oo Lombard Street, E. C.
.New York Office; 16 Exchange Place.
And C8 bran-lii'j In Camilla and Iho United States, including:
Atlin Greenwood Nelson Sandon
Fernie Nanaimo Hossi.and Victoria
X8S8&. "I. TOICT-Dawron and White Hohse.
-Nil Ml STAThS��� New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Portland, Skaoway,
Savings Bank Department.
Deposits Received and Interest Allowed.  Present Bate 3 Per Cent
Nelson Branch. GRANGE V. HOLT, Manager.
rM__M__tM__Uat#t__k___l _________k___________________________k____k.______ A..
r. W. Blatftmore, formerly manager
the Crow s Nest Pass Coal Co., at
Fernie, is In the City. He will be
here during the summer in connection
with various mining properties in
which he is interested.
Thc following guests are registered
at the (Ju6ens| Hotel: Hairy Smith,
Duncan; J. M, Cameron, Trail; A.
Maxwell Muir, Victoria; F. J.Bailey,
EsquimaU; Jno. W. Crocker,Viotoria ;
O. B. AppletbP, 8-Mile Point; Sister
May, Marysvillc, Mo.; Miss Curran,
Dallas, Texas; D. A. Tarmel, Slocan
City; B. McDonald, Sandon; Miss Lyons, Phoenix.
At the Hume hotel are: .7. F. Armstrong, Fort Steele; George N. Taylor, (leo. Hurry, .1. Dunlop, Rdssland ;
C. C. Chipman, Kaslo; J. A. Mitchell,
F. liristown Rossland; C. VV. Husk,
Koltanee Creek; W.J. Devitt, J. H,
Schofleld, J. P, Uyeis, Trail; C. E.
Tisdall, F. M. Cowpcrthwaite, Van-
couver; F. J. Deane. O.T. Mallcry. J.
M. Harper, Kamloops; L. Dond, Victoria; T. W. Fletcher, Armstrong; C.
C. Fisher, New Westminster; D. O.
Alexander, Vt, Lewis, Nanaimo; C.
A. Hell, Montreal; P. J. Riddell
A. Edwards, Victoria; It. E: Walker,
New Westminster; W. and Mrs. M.
L.Grliumett, Sandon; Thomas Hrown,
Now Is the Time
An ad. in The Miner  w_*t co lurnn
always biings result*
To make ready for Nelson's Eleventh Annual
Dominion Day Celebration, and sec that your
house is well supplied with all kinds of China,
Glass and Earthenware, so when your many
friends from the surrounding towns drop in
you will not be left short and find it difficult
to serve them all at once.
We are offering these goods at a reduction of
from 20 to 40 per cent below the usual selling
prices, which would make your display on
Dominion Day not onlythe grandest but also
the cheapest you have been able to buy for
the money in all the eleven years.
Don't Forget Morreli's Iowa
Hams and Bacon.


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