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Daily Edition No.
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Nklson,   British  Columbia. Friday,   September 27,  1901
Eleventh   Year
WINNIPEG'S
WELCOME
High   Dignitaries   and   Immense Throngs Greet
the Duke.
He Visits the University and
Distributes   Service
Medals.
Winnipeg
Du.diess   of
ceived their
.Sept. 26. ���The Dtilie and
Cornwall and York ro-
welcome   to the west  at
Chief Olllcer Rohertson, recalled, was
: put through a strict examination by
Mr. ilodwell. for the attorney-gen-
eral'a department. He denied that
Captain Leblanc, the pilot,was drunk,
lie was with bun on tho bridge from
7.4"i p. in. to a.in p. m. The steamer
h'arallon passed, and witness asked it
bo would blow tbo passing whistle.
Tho pilot replied, "Oh, no; she'll
clear." Witness thought the steamer
was going a little closer. There was
nothing to give witness tho impression that the pilot's condition was
such as to make bim reckless. He
ceitainly was not under the influence
of liquor.
The enquiry was continued in the
afternoon with tho first officer ot the
wrecked steamer still on the stand.
He swore that after launching tiie
boats on the starboard side, lie called
out to those he bad placed iu them to
stand by the steamor to render assistance, but tiie passengers infused and
allowed the boats to drift away.    The
WAS THE CAPTAIN INTOXICATED
Further Details of the Islander Disaster Brought Out.
vietoria, Sept. 20.���When the in*
'1'iiry into the Islander wreck was ro-
Minied today, II. I'uddicombe, of
Tacoma, a pasBenger, stated tbat from
Oie appearance of the captain he form-
ad tbe impression that ho was under
the influence of liqnor. Pressed by
Mr.Davis, counsel for the C. If. N.
l-'��., he said that ho could not describe
th
o appearance or walk of the captain
that led to this opinion.     The captain
teemed to be pulling himself together,  aa a state church,
been on the bridge with the pilot
swore that the pilot had not been
drinking, at least he could not notice
liquor ou him. The evidence of the
bartender wa; to the effect that the captain only had one drink at bar ou the
night of the aceidnt. Two bottles of
.Scoteh whiskey went to the saloon for
a party of about a dozen, including
the captain who was sitting there.
He saw the stewards calling the passengers by knocking at thoir doors."
Victoria, Sept. 20.���Clifford Constable, a passenger who came around
the Horn on the sailing ship Alexander Black, has made startling oharges
against the mate and steward. He
had differences with them and alleges
tnat they compelled him to strip in a
howling snow 6torm and chased him
around the capt an until he was exhausted He also charges that he was
beaten over the head and otherwise
grossly maltreated. They compelled
him to stand naked on a spar; the
mate threatened to beat him off and
he fell off. Several of the erew were
fined yesterday for beating an apprentice on the same voyage. Superintendent Hussey has charge of Constable's
complaint.
Winnipeg   today.       They   arrived   at
noon and during a bait of ten hour's1 fipst l)oat launched was theonfyone to
duration were the guests of a hospit*. ]oa_c the .t0BmBI, .,*th0,.t a fu|* *oad
able people. Thousands of visitors As fa, aR *10 *.���������, t,)el.e waa n0 boat
from the prairie towns gathered for Lilh on*y _evon me, in it and lhein
participation in the reception and tho members of the erew. If there was
streolB were filed with cheering \moa a 00&i ���_ a*a not -ei,ve the aitte
crowds whon the royal party arrived. 0f th8 8teamer on which ho was on
It was shortly before noon when the ((..ty- Tll._. suC0ud officer, who had
royal special pulled into tbe Canadian
l'ai'ilio station and there was a great
throng gathered to greet its passengers, All of the local militia, and
police, tho regulars quartered here,
and several tivic societies were
formed about the station for tho procession that followed. The Duke and
Duchess were welcomed by Premier
Laurier and Countess of Minto, who
arrived on the pilot special, Lieutenant-Governor McMullan, Premier
KoMin, the llisliop of the Koman
Catholic and Anglican clmrohes, the
justices of tho snpreme court and a
number of prominent citizens. After
the formal presentations, the Duke
and Duchess weie escorted through
flag dooorated streets and under arches
made of wheat to a stand in front of
tim city hall where a series of addresses wero made to them. The Duke
replied after which he presented service
medals to '.ill young Canadians who
served with the Colonial contingents
in .South Afiica. At the conclusion
of the ceremonies at the city hall the
Duke and Duchess wero driven to
Ooverninent house where they lunched
with Lieutenant-Governor and Mrs.
McMullan.
At 3 o'clock in tho afternoon the
Duke and Dlichees assisted in the formal opening of the now buildings of
Manitoba university. There was another large crowd gathered about the
university and the Duko and Duohess
were loudly obnered whon they drove
np and entered the grounds. They
Were presented with nn addiess and
after the Duko had replied, were taken
into the bui'ding to Bign tho register.
Three thousand school children massed on a great stand sang patriotic
snugs and a cadet company of young
Indian boys gave an exhibition drill.
Participants and spectators joined in
the strains of "Hod Save the King,"
when the Duke and Duchess took
their leave. United States Consul Ura-
liam was presented to the Duke by
Mayor Arbuthnot and was given a
Very ooidial greeting.
The Duke and Duchess and the
members of then unite with a number
of prominent Canadians wero guests
at dinner tonight at (iovernment
house. The city was brightly Illuminated and during the night there
was a torchlight procession aud an
elaborate display of fireworks. The
night scenes of tho streets with the
lights and decorations and moving
crowds very attrative. Hundreds of
men bearing torches escorted the ducal
l'aity to their train at IU o'oloek and
gave a parting cheer as it pulled out
for the west.
Thu next stop on the tour will be
made tomorrow at Regina where the
Ouke and Duohess leave the train
for a few hours. They will recoive
an address and troops will esoort
tbem to Uovernment house whore they
Will be entertained at luncheon.
AMERICAN YACHT
APPEARS SUPERIOR
Though the First Event Yfas Unfinished
She Showed Greater Speed Than
Shamrock II.
Enormous Crowds of Spectators Witness
the World Famous Contest of the
White-Winged Racers.
EASTERN CANADIAN WIRINGS.
Winnipeg, Sept. 20.���O. H. V.
Bolyca, oommlBsloner of agriculture
for the Territories,wires tbat anthrax
among sheep iu Crane lake is checked.
Chatham. Sept. 2fi.���Elmer Tait, ten
years old, attempted to fill a lighted
lanlorn from a gasolino can Tuesday
night. Ills clothing took fire and he
was so badly burned that be died yos*
terday aftornoon.
Toronto, Sept. 26.���The socialist
leaders have decided, in connection
with their Eritish Columbia brethren,
to hold a convention in Toronto on
Thanksgiving Day to organize a provincial league for Ontario.
Ottawa, Sept. 20.���It is Btated on
good authority that the chief Justine-
ship of tbo Northwest Territories had
been offered to L. A. Sifton of Calgary, csiumissioner of public works
in the Northwest Territories, bu' he
has declined it.
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Monoton, N. B., Sopt. __.���Edwaru
Wallace was arreatod last night on a
oharge of murder at instance of the
urown prosecutoi of Glace llay, N. S.
Ho is wanted in connection with the
mysteiious death of Paddy Poirier last
Saturday night. Do denios all knowledge of matter.
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Toronto, Sept. 2(1.��� flame Nation
lectured to an audience of less than a
thousand in the big Massoy hall last
night and made an impassioned appeal
to the temperance people of Toronto
to inaugurate a Baloon smashing crusade, for unloss they smashed, they
themselves would be smashed,
Montreal, Sep*. 86.���In regard to
alleged the grievances of the Presbyterian, Methodist, and BaptiBt
churches at the failure of the committee to invite representative clergymen of those religious denominations
to the reception to the Duke and
Duchess, Hon. J. I. Tarte said today
tbat peisonally that he was of opinon
that all denominations should be on
equal footing in functions of this nature, and that there is not such a thing
New York,Sept.20.���One of the biggest crowds that evei put to sea went
down to the Sandy Honk lightship today to witness Sir Thomas Lipton's
seoond challenger, Shamrock II, and
the white flyer, Columbia,which successfully defended tbe America's cup
against his first trophy hunter two
years ago, i.i the struggle fur the
yachting supremacy of the world. But
the excursion iieet returned disappointed. Tho groat single stickers
went out this morning fresh for the
battle, but the sea refused them a Hold
of conflict. The wind, which was
never more than nine and some times
as low as three knots, was too light
and shifty to carry tho contestants
over tbe 30 mile course in tho time
allotted by the rules. At the end of
live and one half hours���the prescribed time���tho race was officially declared off and they each were towed
back to their berths inside of Sandy
Hook. When tho gun aboard tiie
committee boat was fired to call attention to the signal declaring the race
off, the American boat was still sevon
miles from the finish line. Tho
Englishman was hull down asteru of
her, the oxpertB estimating her distance behind the Columbia at over
three-quarters of a mile,
Americans will have reasons to congratulate themselves upon the result
of the first trial. The yacht which
carried J. Pierpont Morgan's private
signal, a black pennant with a yellow
Maltese oross, to victory two years
ago was beaded but once in the 23
miles covered and then tbo Englishman showed '.he way for only five
minutes. In windward wcrk the
Columbia beat the foreigner 7 min.
IB sec. to the outer mark and increased her lead somewhat iu tho broad
reach for home. While the test was
unsatisfactory, the yachting shaip
who haB boen skeptical up to this time
as to the ability of the Columbia to
successfully defend the oup, are more
confident tonight that it will remain
on this side of the Atlantic yet a
while longer. Certainly the Columbia's superiority in light airs appears
to bave been demonstrated today.
The Shamrock II. did not in fact
make ��o good a showing as did Lip-
ton's Hist challenger in the half
dozen ilnkes that preceeded the actual
races two years ago.
What the Shamrock may be able to
do in heavy weather is of oourse
problematical but the Columbia has
been tried and all her admirers insist
that sho is distinctly a heavy weather
boat.
Two years ago Sir Thomas' piaver
was for wind, but when lie got a 2.1
knot gale in tho last race the Columbia's victory was even moro decisive
than in the first. Since then the
Columbia 'a ability in heavy weather
has been proved and the harder it
blows the faster Bhe goes and the better she behaves. The day had promised well at first. A strong northeast
wind had been blowing for two days
and bad piled up wbat the sailor men
called a nasty lump of sea outside and
before the race began was whipping
the foam off the crest of waves. The
procession tbat sailed out of New
York harbor anticipated a lino day's
sport. (Magnificent and palatial steam
yachts, steamers aud excursion boats
were lined tier above tier with
people, The big racers had already
been towed out and when the fleet arrived they wore circling and wheeling
like great gulls about tbe lightship.
The polished bronze hull of Shamrock,
gleaming and glistening in tho brilliant sun, made ber look like a craft of
gold, a yoMow breasted gull with
white pinions spreading.     Tho white
I revenue cuttois and yachts of the
j patrol fleet, marshalled the excursion
I fleet bub ind the line. Shortly before
ill o'clock a big tug ilying the blue
I Hag of the Regatta committee puffed
up to thu fleet, measured off tlie 21)0
yards starting line from the lightship,
let her anchor go and then hoisted
the signal ndieating that the course
would be cast by north ir, miles
straight into tbo eye of the wind and
return. Thuo another big tug started
off straight out to Long Island shore
and sot tbo outer mark. No account
was taken of the tide so that the
course was nearer 17 than 1.1 nautical
miles. Five minutes before 11 o'clock
the preparatory signal for tho race
hBd been given. Then bogau the
joekeying behind tho line of which
Charlie Barr, tlie eminent skipper has
proved himself so many times a grand
master. lie got into the windward
berth and try as the Englishman
would, he could not shake him off.
As the red hall which marked the
warning signal was hoisted 1(1
minutes later, tho English skipper in
despair put up his tiller, crossed the
line and tacked about the lightship,
but tho Columbia hung to him as if
one tiller were acting for the two,and
when they again raced for the line it
was like two thoroughbred horses,
neck and neck, but Ilarr was still to
windward. The fascinating game the
two skippers were fighting was so in-
tnsc that both miscalculated the time
and crossed the line 30 seconds before
the starting gnu was fired. Three
blasts of the whistle sounded the recall. The two big canvas clouded
racers wore around as if turning on
their heels and coming up again in
the smoke of the gun fled away acrosB
the lino both on the starboard tack
but Columbia a half length in the
lead, and a length to windward.
Both carried tbe same sails, main
club topsail, jib and baby jib. Then
for ten miles down the Long Island
shore in plain view of tlie people there
the two big single stickers smashed
into tbe head seas, sending spray
smoking to their cross treeB. Strain
as the Shamrock would she could not
hold her white rival even. Slowly
but surely Columbia forged ahead,
pointing higher and footing faster.
Shamrock tacked and tacked again
but Columbia wont about with her
each time and appeared to be more
nimble. Time and ngain tbe experts
saw she was quioker in stays by it)
seconds.
Tbe beat down the Long Island
coast made a beautiful maiine spectacle. The patrol fleet under the direction of Captain Walker of the revenue
cutter service maintained a perfectly
clear Hold. Half a mile of revenue
cutters and yachts at au angle of four
points from eaoh sido of the course
formed a right angle, changing dueo-
tion as the yachts tacked. Ir. the
hollow of this angle as if in a fence
corner there wa6 no moro interference
with the yachts than if they had been
sailing in the middle of the Atlantic
while behind tho feuco on eithor side
were the solid moving lines of bulls,
rail to rail their smoking stacks niak*
ing a black wall above them. On
into the bucking seas the yacnts
went, spurting great goysors from the
sharp bows. The Amorlcan was undoubtedly the prettier boat. Her sky-
scraping club topsail was not so high
by eight feet as that of her rival, but
she appeared more stately and graceful.
The slender hulls of the racing machines looked too frail to carry the
canvas which towered above them.
Over 190 'eet above il c water lire, a
I height equal so fl modern building,
I Ihe slender top   mast of the Shamrock
lifted a pyramid of canvas,but her 13
Square feet more of canvas than the
j Columbia carried did not make hor
overtake the white beauty,
i It was dlreotly off Long Ileaob
hotel, wilh its crowded piazzas that
I the Shamrock showed in front for the
j first and only timo during the day.
I As tbe wind bad hauled mure to the
Isouthward and bad died down somewhat, Charlie Barr hugged the Columbia olf shore in the hopu of meeting a
corning breeze but instead be poked
his nose in a dead calm and for some
minutes he lay with sails flapping,
while the Shamrock catching a slant
of wind nearor shore drew rapidly
ahead. But the victory was short
lived. The Columbia rapidly overtook
ber adversary und Captain Sycamore
in desperation concluded to press on
.more canvas by trying a larger jin
topsail. While the sailors weie out
on Ibe bowsprit taking in the old and
bending on the larger sail,the Colum
bin went by the Shamrock as if she
had boen moored to the duel;. From
that timo to the outer mark the Columbia gained stoadily. As they ap
preached the turning the excursion
fleet going at full speed sided out and
massed beyond the mark to witness
the turn. As she came alongside,
leaving tho mark on the starboard
hand, Harr put his helm bard down
and lulled around. Then she tilled a
way. Her great ballon) jib broke out
like a pud' of smuko, her boom was
ease off and she was away for home
ou a broad reach.
The fleet courteously waited until
the Shamrock rounded seven minutes
and 15 seconds later and gave her a
eoidlal reception. From that time on
it was a procession not a race. The
Enlgisbman tried half a dozen bead
sails in the hope of improving his
position but tho American forged
ahead steadily. Then the wind which
had been seven knots at the stako boat
died down and io an houi before the
time limit expired it was evident that
thc yachts could not finish in time.
When the committee boat finally
hoisted her signals declaring ''No
race," the big excursion fleet beaded
back for New Y. ������!*.
The steam yacht Erin with Sir
Thomas and his party aboard remained alongside the challenger and escorted her to her anchorage. Under
tho rules of an unfinished race, the
race will bo resumed on Saturday and
the eouise will be again ir, miles to
windward or leeward and return.
LONDON AWAITING NEWS.
KITCHENER
MAY RESIGN
Friction   Between   Him and
the British Secretary
for War.
War  Clouds  Thickening  in
South America.-Troops
Moving.
The King Displayed Much Interest!
in the Yacht Race.
London, Sept. 2(i.���The failure of
the yachts to cover the course in time
to constitute a i.-iec has created general disappointment in Great Britain
and chagrin at the poor showing of
Shamrock II. overshadows all our ****:-
pressious of feeling. The great suburban population r.f London was kept
advised of the progress of events by
pyroteehics at the Alexandria and
Crystal palaces on the north and south
sides of the eity. The London crowds
gathered chiefly on the embankment
watehiug be red and green electric
lights making prcgiess up the high
tower on the sunny side in accordance
with the varying positions of the
yachts. Steam launches carrying tlu-
same colors and patrolling tbe Thames
from London bridge to Westminster
also served to keep the eager n.ultitue
in touch with the tians-Atlantie contest.     Thousands of persons   gathered
while constant bulletins at the leading hotels supplied the news to hundreds of others. Among the masses
gathered on the embankment the
keenest disappointment was evinced.
ICvidontly they hud expected the challenger to cntdo the defender under
any conditions Tne :,porting clubs
announced a very small uinount of
wagers. King Edward displayed great
interest and was kept posted us to
every movement of tiie yachts.
Tho morning papers express the
keenest disappointment. The Iiaily
Mail, the Daily Graphic, the Morning
Post and tho Standard a,I contend
that tho weather conditions were too
lluky to justify any verdict on the
ultimate performances, but even the
same journals are not very hopeful of
the ability of the challenger to "lift"
the eup and they admit that her performance wiib very disappointing,
The other papers viitually abandon
hope.
EVIDENCE AGAINST SIFTON.
London, Sept, 20.���In the Sifton
trial today Rov. Mr.Cooper, Methodist
minister, said Gerald Sifton had told
him tbat he had given Or. MaeNeill,
the coroner, 81,000 in notes not t"
hold au inquest on bis father. Mrs,
MaeFarlaiie said that Sifton told her
be was going up to the minister's to
find out if bis father's proposed marriage had taken place aud if it had
not he was going to put his father
whore ho would not be married tha1
day. .lames Mordeu swore Gerald
Sifton had offered him (11,000 to help
bim murder his father.
London, Sept. 20.���Tbe Daily News
publishes an unconfirmed rumor that
I ord Kitchener has resigned the post
of commander-in-chief in Soutli Africa
owing to disagreements with Mr.
Broderick, the war secretary.
ARMED MEN ON THU MOVE.
Colon, Sept.2D.--Panama for a week
nr more has been terribly unsettled
owing to apparently well founded
reports brought by incoming steamers
and received from othei sources which
assert that an expedition numbering
betweeu 160 and *'(IJ men under General Domingo Dins which sailed from
Corinto, Nicaragua, two weeks ago
effected a safe landing at a placo
called Chamu about 60 miles south of
Panama. Cbame offers splendid
natnral facilities tur .resisting attack
and the expedition is said to be well
armed nnd equipped. The following
warships now at Paulina art* the
Iowa, representing the United i Sates,
the sloop Icarus, representing Great
llritain and the second class cruiser
Protet representing France, At Colon
are the IJ. S. giinbcat Machiaa and
the French cruiser Suohet.
UNITE AGAINST TDBKEV,
Russia, Franco and Germany   Said   to
Uo Acting in Concert.
Paris, Sept. 20.���The Courier Ilu
Soir, which is usually well informed,
makes the following sensational statement: "One nf the results uf the conference between Emperor Nicholas
and Piesident Loubet, M. Waldook-
Rosseau and M. Delcasse, during the
Czar's visit to France is an exchange of
views between European cabinets,
now progressing with the object of
arriving at an understanding as to
aetion against Turkey.
''Germany's concurrence is assured,
as Emperor William has consented,
hut Count Vou liuelow has raised objections to Borne of tbo detulIs of the
action proposed, thus necessitating a
further reference to the otber governments before a final decision can lie
reached.
SMELTER ENLABUEMENT.
Granby   People   to   Treat   '-',n00 Tons
Daily by Next Spring.
Giand Forks, Sept. till.���There will
be no halting stages in the develop,
meet of the mining and smelting
operations of the Gracby company.
The enlargement of ihe present plant
from a capacity of 0S0 tons lo 1,300
tons a day will bo completed within
six weeks. Since the itirival here of
the president, S. II. C. Miner, it has
been decided after a ooonferonoe with
Jay P. Graves, the general manager,
anil A. C. Fluinini rfelt, the assistant
general manager, to continue the enlargement Immediately in order to
bring the capacity up to 11,000 bins
daily. Two additional furnaces Will
he ordered at once hut as their construction will occupy three or four
months the plant will nut he up to
its maximum capacity before next
spring. A converter Is also being
installed in connection witn the enlargement   now in progress.
The oonstruotlou of an independent
smelter on an adjoining sito for tho
City of Paris and other mines, which
aro likely to be consolidated into a
separate corporation, will also likely
be undertaken next summer.
GOFF AGAIN WINS.
(8PKOIAI* TO   1 II10  M.MCH.)
Cranbrook. Sept. 88.��� Charlie GolT
knocked out Fitzgerald in the fourth
round in the glovo contest hero tonight. Tho light was a hot ono from
the start.
A CLASH IN SEKVIA.
Belgrade, Sjpt. 30. ��� It is reported
that the Hritish and Albanian troops
have come into collision at llelopolje,
old Scrvia, with the icsiilt that .11
weie killed and wounded. If t
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A CABINET   MINISTER   FOR B. C.
It is evident that the Dominion government iB at last ready to give British Columbia representation in lhe
Federal cabinet. Tho growing importance of the province, as shown in the
increased population, the enlarged
production of tho mines, the fisheries,
the forests, and the extent of the
exports and imports have forced a
recognition which has long beon sued
for and one which for years has been
oue of the ungratitied ambitions of
the people.
What do we want a cabinet minister for? There are numerous teasons
why we want soch a representative.
In the first place it is most desirable
to have a friend at court and we nave
lacked that and as a result we have
not secured the favois whioh we most
earnestly desired. It is true that a
citizen of another province nominally
represents us and has done so to the
best of bis ability, but that is not
what is wanted What is desired is a
man who is a citizen of the province
and who knows the wants, the desires
and tho sentiment of every portion of
the province, and who has sufficient
personality and force to impresB upon
his colleagues In the ministry that
what be advocates are crying needs
and pressing necessities and tbat
they must be granted. Had there
beon such a representative at Ottawa
the oharter of the Kettle River Valley
railway would not have been refused
so many times and the people of the
lioundary would now be enjoying the
benefit of a competing railway; there
would be a better understanding at
the national capital than there ia of
Oriental immigrations aud some
feasible plan would long since have
been formulated and put into effect
to cheok the undesirat le class from
coming io; the assay oflloe at Vancou
ver would have been established at
least two years sooner and the traffic
of the Yukon terriitory would have
been enjoyed more largely by Vancouver and Victoria, than it is, instead of
going to the American cities; the mining industry, too, would have been
greatly benefited by having a cabinet
minister from Hritish Columbia to
look alter its interests at Ottawa.
Tho position being such an important one it ia essential that it be filled
by someone who iB thoroughly in
touch with overy section of the province and its varied and important
interests. In tho selection of such a
man mere local ambitions should be
lost sight of and be sunk to the end
that the very best man possible should
seenre thc place. Great care and caution Bhould therefore be exercised to
the end that an individual be selected
who will look after the interests of
the entire province, instead of merely
a seotion of it. A more island man,
or mainland man, or a Kcotenay
man, ia not wanted, but a provincial
man in whom tbe peoplo of every portion uf the province will have the
fullest confidence and who at the same
time by his ability and wisdom, will
command tho respect and confidence of
his colleagues in the Federal cabinet,
so that when he speaks thoy will listen and he willing to concede to him
whon ho aslis fur anything that may
reasonably be *.-iveti. Some diillculty
will be experienced in finding such a
man.
HUDSON'S BAY
COMPANY.
INCORPORRTBD    I670.
New Fall Goods Arrived
The very latest creations in Ladies'Costumes
Jackets, Skirts, Waterproofs,
Japanese Dressing Gowns,
Parisian Blouse Flannels and Wool Delaines,
American Silk and Satin Waists.
Dress Fabrics (i suit lengths) in Newest Shades and Weaves.
PRICES RIGHT-
TELEPHONE    NO.   13.
Hudson's Bay Company.
is so serious as tc constitute a menaoe
to the well being of the industry. So
far as the press generally is concerned
it has been as faithful, as true and as
devoted to tbe best interests of tho
mining industry as it is possible for
it to be. No good that it could do for
it has been overlooked and it has subordinated every other feature of its
news to give prominence to anything
that is thought would aid in the advancement of the industry. This has
been so much the case that men en
gaged in linea outside of mining
have complained at times that too
much prominence was given to the
mining news, and thai their interests
should be looked after equally well
The reply of tho newspaper publisher
has been that the mining was the
main industry and Btay of the country
and that if it prospered all other lines
would do likewise and, therefore, it
was essential that lt be' kept to the
forefront in all of the newspapers.
Tbis has been done steadily evei
since the first journal was established
in the Kootenays and will continue t<
be the practice as long as thete is an\
necessity for it. It has resulted in the
bringing of a great deal of the capital
here which is now invested in mining
enterprises and will continue to have
tbe same result. It is necessary to
call attention to tbe advantages whioh
this seotion offers through the newspapers for if tbe practise was discontinued here otber Bections would keep
it up so that in time this country
would be neglected through lack of
knowledge oncoming it.
Tho newspapers here have carried
on this missionary work with scarcely
any prospect of present profit hoping
when the mines were better developed
that they would then harvest some of
thc good seed which they had sown
Under the circumstances the talk of
the Sandon Mining Review about the
country not having a proper press is
entirely uncalled for.
A  WAIL I'TIUM THIS HIS VIEW.
Tho Sandon Mining Iioview says if
the country had proper legislation and
a proper press 8,000 men would be employed around Sandon instead of 300,
This is a sad tonod wall unsu-.ual in the
press of the Kootnnays and Yals,
which are in the main inclined to look
on the silver-lined side of the cloud.
The mining business, particularly in
its infancy, is largely made up of
hope and the man who is not of a
sanguine disposition should not follow
either the business of mining or of
running a newspaper in a mining
country, becua.su he is out of his element and cannot bear with philosophy
the n|.s and downs incident to a lif��
in a mining section. While it is true
that, the legislature has made some
mistakes in its endeavor to exercise
too much paternalism over tbo mining I
industry and in taxing it more than ���
should have been the case during its
infancy, still the mistakes have not'
been   fatal   and the   bad work can be
revoked   if it is found tbat  the  barm
CHANGE FOR THE BETTER.
The crusade which was commenced
some time since, against rough play
and fouling in lacrosse la having a
good effect on tbo game aud matches
are played in which all the players
leave the field without wounds. This
is n welcome change for tbe better
and ono whioh should be kept up for
the sake of the reputation of the
national game of Canada. Thore was
no necessity for tho rough play which
was a characteristic of lacrosse for a
timo an:! the playors aro to be congratulated that they have adopted a
better course and one which will meot
with the full approval of tho patrons
of the game. The Viotoria Iiaily
Times in commenting on a game
recently piayed iu that city spoke
as follows of the gentlemanly and fair
manner in which the players conducted themselves, although the home
team was defeated : "Victorians did
not win thu laciosso game on Saturday, but they gave un exhibition
igainst the stalwarts from New Westminster of which thoy had no reason
to feel ashamed. It was a match
worth going a long way to see, because It was contested in the spirit
which we hope to sec maintained in
all Canadian sports. It was not rough
and it was fast. Our young men did
not take advantage of the faot that
the game was played on their grounds
to do their best to maim, lay out or
disfigure their opponents. Tbe whole
of the stalwart twenty-four are in
shape for business today. Not one of
tbem carries about his person indications of a 'go' with a professional pug
or of a mix-up in a bicycle'misundor-
standing.' The Hritish spirit of fair
play was in evidence from beginning
to end. We hope it will always be
maintained in our Hritish Columbia
sportB. In that case laorusae will en-
ii'ne   in Canada,   as   cricket   has  in
England, through all the revolutions
and changes of public opinion. Let
baseball games be decided by trickery,
such as cutting bases when the umpire is not looking, trying to 'rattle'
the pitcher, or any one of the hundreds of schemes which havo been
devised by ' King' Kelly and his clever
successors on tbe diamond, but let us
stick to our old-fashioned theories
that the fun lies in seeing the best
men or the best teams win."
EDITORIAL NOTES.
The Toronto Telegram is not satis
fied with the recent distribution of
honors among Canadians, and says
that the honors which have just been
announced, like the gentle rain from
heaven, fall alike on the deserving
and the undeserving, on the just and
tbe unjust. Had the editor of the
Telegram been allowed to distribute a
like number of honors he T.ould piob-
ably have been subjected to much the
same criticism, as it is impossible in
a case like the conferring of knighthoods to please everybody.
The Military Mail of London,
Eng., says: "The South African war
still lingers on, and at times blazca
up In a rather unpleasant manner.
To what is this state of things due?
To the incapacity of the leadors or
the slackness of the men? To neithir.
The plain fact of the matter ia���and
it is quite time for plain speaking--
tbat for the last twelve months Lord
Kitchener and the army in South
Africa have been made tbe catspaw
of a week-kneed Government at home.
Military requiremets have time and
again been subordinated to the fears
of the cabinet of offending sections
of public opinion���or what passes for
snch���at home. 'Willing to wound,
yet afraid to strike' might well
describe the attitude of this present
ministry. Wavering and inconstant as
tbe summer wind, the Government
have at one moment summoned up
courage enough to give to Lord Kitchener tbat free band which should
never have been withheld from him
No sooner has this been done than a
clamor from the noisy, oorrupt band,
which is lumped together as 'Pro-
Boers, ' than they have executed a
volte-face and endeavored to conduct
war in the same manner that they
would drink tea in a drawing room.
The 'Hotel Cecil1 may be brilliant in
times of peace, but even their most
ardent supporters would hesitate to
urge that the���or any membera of the
cabal���are 'giants in war."'
WANTS INFORMATION.
Editor Miner,���I want to get information about the Blue Eyed Nellie
Mining company at Ymir, and about
thc Britisli America Mining Corporation at Rossland. I will be obliged it
you will give particulars of tbo mining coinpanes referred to.
A. CARTER.
Elora, Ont., Sept.  21,  1001.
[The Blue Eyed Nellie Mining oom-
pany, limited liability, was incorporated on March 11, 18U7, capital stook
81,000,000 in 81 sbaros, head otlice,
Nelson. Tho property of tho company
is tho Blue Eyed Nellie mineral
claim, on Porcupine creek, ljjj miles
from Ymir. The claim was crown
granted in 1800 but so far as can bo
ascertained hero no work has been
dono on it sinco.
The Britisli America Consolidated
Gold and Silver Mining company,
limited, non-personal liability, was
incorporated in 1800 with head oflice
in Rosslaud. It owns several claims
on Sophia mountain near the Velvet
mine. A lion tl. White, now of Spokane,  Wash.,   was   superintendent.]
Framed  l^est Kootenay Butcher Co.
Pictures
Come and See Our
New Arrival of
Beautiful Framed
Art Productions.
Call Early.  They are
Selling Fast.
Canada Drug and
Book Co., Ltd.
____-__-___.
Delivered to any point
on Kootenay Lake.
I have a complete stock on hand of
Rough and Dressed
Lumber,
Shingles,
Mouldings, Sash Doors.
Inside Finish,
Coast Flooring, and
Finished Lumber.
Mill at PILOT BAY. Yards, NELSON
andLARl-O.
HEAD OFFICE:   NELSON.
J. A. SATWAED.
The DAILY MINER
WILL BE  DELIVERED TO
Subscribers in Kaslo
Every morning immediately
ou arrival of steamer, at the
rale of        ,
75 Cents per Month
Subscriptions to be left
with the agent,
D.   J.   YOUNG.
Maples, lilacs, rosea, snowballs, otc.
Lots of time to plant, but thc planning and ordering snould be done
right away. Riverside Nurserios,
Urand Forks.
GALT COAL
For domestic or steam use.
A full supply always on
hand.
Rates to all railway and
lake points
W. P. TIERNEY,
General Agent,
Tel. No. 265.
Office ��� Two doors wesi
C.P.R. offices.
N. E. T. CO.
Reduction in service, taking place
Sunday 29th instant. 40 minute
service before 11 a. m. and after
7.40 p. m.    20 minutes between,
TIME TA!!!!'.
nogniifown HOnlry HI.
7,00 a. m. 7.20 a. m.
7 40 8.00 ,
8,20 J.40
9.00 9.20
9.40 10.00
10.20 : 1.40
11.00 11.00
11.20 11.20
Every 20  minutes  between, at  the
hour,  20 past and 20 to.
itu��ii��l���,i 1, Stanley St.
7.20 p. ����� 7,20 p. m.
7.40 S.oo
8.20 3.40
8.40 3,00
9.20 9,40
10.00 ro 20
10.40 lain car. last car
10 CENTS
10 TICKETS 30 CENTS
A. V. MASON.
A. R. HEYLAND,
P. L. S.
KASLO,   B.   C.
Mineral claims aud mines suiveyed. I
ALL   KINDS   OF
Fresh   and   Salted   Heats
WHOLESALE  AND RETAIL
Fisn nnd Poultry in Season
E.   C.   TRAVES.   Manager.
K.-W.-C   Block, Ward Street, Nklson.
Oiders hy mail receive careful and prompt attention
P. BURNS & CO.
Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants
HEAD OFFICE NELSON, H. C.
mft*mAmZ0m' TTTTTTTT "VIV^J?
Branch Markets in Rossland, Trail, Nelson, Kaslo
Sandon, Three Forks, New Denver and Slocan City,
Orders by maD to aw* branch will have careful ar*A Dromet attention.
**<i8ii>ii>ii>ii>*i*f 11^11^1
The Canadian Bank of Commerce
With Wblch Is Amalgamated
The Bank of British Columbia.
HEAD OFFICE--TORONTO.
Paid-up   Capital,   88,000,000;    Reserve   Fund,   82,000,000;
Aggregate  Resources Over 865,000,000.
HON, GEO. A. COX, President.      B. E. WALKER, Oeneral Manager.
London Oillcc: 60 Lombard Street, B. C.
New York OHlce; 16 Exchange Place.
And 68 branches ln Canada and tho Unitod States, Including 1
BHIT1SH COLUMBIA
Atlin Grkknwood Nklkox Sandon
('itANtmooK        Kamloops Nkw Westsiinstbr   Vancouver
Fukniic Nanaimo Kossland Victoria
YUKON DISTIUCT-Dawbon and Whitk Horse.
UNITED STATES���New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Portland, Skaoway,
Savings Bank Department.
Deposits Received aud Interest Allowed.   Present Hate 3 Pot Cent
Nelson Branch.
GRANGE V. HOLT, Manager.
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.
J. G. BUNYAN & 60.
HEADQUARTERS FOR
IRON AND BRASS BEDS
We have the Largest and  Finest
Assortment in the city.
PATENTS, TRADE MARKS aod C0P.R1GHTS
obtained in all oonntrieg
ROWLAND BEHTAIN,
Registered Patent Attorney, Mechanical Engineer and Draughtsman. Bank of B.N. A. building,
Hastings St., Vancouver, B C.
Write for full particulars.
REISTERER & CO.
Brewers of Fine Lager
Beer and Porter,
DBOF IN AND SEE US
Nolnon  R. O
Canada Permanent and Western Canada Mortgage
Corporation.
head office toronto,  ont.
I Money to loan on Straight Mortgage.
Apply to O. !_. LENNOX. Bakw St.
Nelson.
0. GWILLIM, B-,  Sc*,
MIKING ENGINEER
Late of Geological  Survey of Canada.    Six years experience in B. C
mining districts.
iker street Nebon. B. C.
IN THE COUNTY COURT OF KOOTENAK
HOLDEN   AT   NELSON
Between Henry Hey, plaintiff.judg-
mont creditor, and John Harold lioluf
anil Uariy Lockwood, defendant!,
judgmout debtors.
Notico is liorcby given that pursuant
to an order of this court dated the
10th day of September, 1901, under nud
by virtuo of the" Judgment Act' and
Amending acts, scaled tenders for thu
purchase of Lot i!lll (Four thousand
and three hundred and deven) Group
Ono (1), Kootonay District Britisli
Columbia accordiug to tho official plan
or survey of said district, being tlie
property of the abovo named judgment
debter3,will be received by me at my
ollico at the Court House , Nelson,
Hritish Columbia, up to and until tho
second day of October, A. D., lBOh
at 12 o'clock noon to satisfy the judgment obtained in this action by tlie
abovo named plaintiff judgment
oreditoi against the abovo named <w-
fendants, judgment debtors, on the
20th day of June, 11)01. for thc sum of
8SS08.90 for debt and taxed costs together with interest thereon from the
said 20th day of June, 1901, at tho
rate of 5 per cent (flvo per centum)
per annum, and also together witn
the costs of sale and all other costs
incidental thereto incurred subsequent
to said date. The charges appearing
on the Register against said lands
are as follows:
1901���30th   June,   1901,   2.4,.   p.   ���*���
Registration of judgment Henry Hey*
plaintiff,    versus John   Harold   Beley
and Harry Lockwood for $303.00.
E. T. H. SIM1-KIN3,
Registrar.
Dated this 17th  day   of  Soptenib**
A. .0, 1801. NiUMtfi   tJAiLY  Mi-.glt,   Phm E.Sft'ltMHfcU Ifj   _<jtl
.IT''*'--'"* i-rf^'iilihli'-W'' ��_ *'[���*������!
ojEuoiit.Utopia' j .io imo^-i^ritTrt^r^tmniirr^
WILL SHIP
15,000 TONS
Silver Hll! Mines Sell  the
Trail Smelter That
Quantity.
Expect to Average Fifty Tons
of High Grade Ore
Dally.
II. ('. Kililet, of Nelson, who has
the contract for erecting the tramway
from the mines o.' the London aud
Kicblieu Mining and Smelting' company, on Silver Hill, to the wagon
road, is rushing work with all possi
ble speed and expects to have it completed by December 15th. It will be
10,1100 feet long, and will much facilitate the transportation of oie to
uiarlie*.
The Richlieu company and the
Loudon Consolidated were amalgamated into oa= company a shortjtinie
ago, and now the properties of tho
new oompauy are quite extensive,
with a great doal of work done oc
them. The wagon road, extending
about nine miles np from Crawford
bay towards the minos, is a very good
one, and whon the trawmay is completed the ore will be conveyed by it
to the end of the road, whence it
will be hauled in sleighs to the
steamer landing. It is expected that
mi average output of no tons per day
can be maintained.
Dry ores are now In demand by the
smelter,,, and this has a very important significance to the London and
Richelieu compnny as on the last ore
it shipped a smeltoi rato of almost 814
had to be paid. Tho company has
jn*,t dosed a contract with the Trail
smelter to treat 15,000 tons at 87 per
ton for freight and treatment on the
ore landed at Crawford bay. As tho
ore from .Silver Hill, as that camp is
called, runs from $100 to $125 per ton
In value, the company is now in a
very gratifying position.
Development work is in progress on
tho Great Dane, the Commonwealth
and other adjacent properties which
are all showing up well so that Crawford bay promises soon to be the scene
of considerable activity.
This coinpnny has in view the con
Btruction of a smelter at Crawford
bay, which seems to be particularly
well adapted for that pnipose. It
would be central to, and in easy communication with all the mining camps
tributary to Kootonay lake. It
would, of course, be primarily intended for London and Richelieu ores, and
would not bo undertaken until thc
construction of a railway from the
bay to the mines is arranged for, but
as soon ns that Is none, the building
of a smelter will probably soon
follow.
A week or two ago a carload of 21
tons of ore wus shipped from the
Capella, the Goat mountain property
recently purchased by Wills & McNaught, says the New Denver Ledge.
After paying a freight and treatment
rate of So a ton, the ore gave returns
ot $3,006. Such returns will have a
tendency to wake up oapital with its
eyes toward Goat Mountain. The
Capella is a dry ore property, and is
the only oue on tho mountain that
lias been developed to any extent.
Ihe oro that was shipped was taken
from tho tunnel that is being run on
the lead. The ore was enoountered
shortly after the tunnel was Btarted,
and has been continuous for about 150
feet. No stoping has beon done. Tbe
tunnel is being pushed ahead, and another BhIpment is being taken out as
WOrkpruoeeds, The Capella Is indeed a
poor man's property. It is less than
a mile from Now Denver, and can be
worked the year around. Tho ore will
���vemge $800 a ton, and the payshoot
l��i without doubt, tho best that has
been opened up in New Denver's dry
ore belt.
At the record ofiice yesterday the
following transactions wero recorded*.
Transfers, Log Cabin, T. O. l'rittie to
A* 11. Campbell, 811 Nelson, John
Campbell to John Patorson, 81. Locations, Jessie, on head of Hall cteek,
b.V Alhe Miswald; Gold Reef, on West
side of Sheep creek, by M. L. Fen-
loll; Gold Piute, between Shoep and
Wolf crooks, two miles east of the
""dlowstoiie mine, by Thomas Hen-
**c*t; Gold Cup, between Sheep and
Wolf creeks, by W. J. U. Heaven;
���fone Quartz, between the middle and
south fork of Sheep creek, three and
oue half miles east of the Yellow
"one mine, *,v xhoraas Dennett. Certificates of work were issued to J.
Phllbcrt, on tho Alamo; to James
c��'npboll on the Shamrock | T. O.
Mintb
I!
HYCfENlE
BAKING POWDER
--a**�� t e*_��o<^~
GUARANTEED -1
���WHOLESOME*'-* v
.���������' and liEfffitt
rSu pt3nd^t<_ ^uiiy jfe khid ���
otherAntiAlum Bakih6
Povvcler.anjj..costs !but-_
���-<_ half the prjcM- i ,
smelter, anc' one carload of Rambler-
Cariboo ore for tho Selby smelter at
San Francisco,
"Zhe IRoval Bank of Canaba"
rr=_3
Capital  AutliiirU.cl,
Incorporated 1869.
.    i4:iiioo,ooii.iiii I Capital Paid-up,     ,   .    .     �����'-*,000,000.00
Best, wi.ioo.ooo.W)
Board or Directors     rhomas E. Konny,  President;   Thomas Ritohlo. Vioe-Presldeni
Wiley Smith. H.G. Bauld, Hon. David MacKeon.
���lead Office, Halifax 1
General Manager, Edson L. Pease, Montroal. 	
Superintendent of Branches, and Secretary, W. B. Torrance, HalifaT,
Bran    en I
'ova   Seotla���Halifax   Branch,   Antlgoni**
Bridgewater,Guysboro. l-ondomlorry, Lu
enburg. Maitland (llur.i ��� Co.), Pictou. Port
HawkoHbnry, 8ydney, ShubonacudicTruro,
Weymouth.
New    Itrun .wick ��� Bathurst,     Dorchester,
Fredericton, Kingston (Kent I'o.l, Mono-
ton, Nowcastle, Sack villo, St, John,Woodstock*
1*. K. Inland���Charlottetown, Suunncrslde.
THE   MINER'S
WANT   PAGE.
CHAT WITU MEIKELJOHN.
He Tolls About the Townsite of Car
negie in the Simikaraeen.
John Meikeljohn of Greenwood is
in the uity on a business visit. He is
here for tbo purpose of completing
the sale of certain of the shares to the
townsite syndicate of Carnegie. The
latter is located in the heart of the
gold-copper mining region of the
.Similkameen. Tne Nickel Piute mine
which is owned by the Marcus Daly
estate, is only three miles from Carnegie. About 50 men are employed
on tho Nickel late in developing a 40
foot ledge of arsenical iron carrying
pay gold values. There is considerable
ore sacked at this mine which it is
said will run several thousand dollars
to tho ton. There are a number of
other properties in Hedley camp in
whioh the Nickel Plate is locatod.
Nelson people havo large intorests in
Hedley camp. Among theso is the
Uollo, lianner and some othor properties. They aro being developed with
good result. Riordan mountain, two
miles notthonBt of Carnegie, has several promising properties. The chief
of these is the After Thought owned
by James Uiordan and the Keremeos
Mining syndicate. Tho After
Thought, the Hilly Goat and the
Shamrock, which aro owned by the
same people have been bonded to a
New York syndicate and are to be
developed immediately. Plerson
mountain, Apex summit, Ited Mountain, Iron Mountain, Vanillism and
Stevenson's camps are among those
tributary to Caruegio. Mr. Meiklo-
john reports that he has been very
successful *n disposing of the syndicate shares and is certain that the
profits out of tho venture will be
large. Ho is a guest at the Phair
hotel and will bo here until Saturday
nhen he expects to close the deal and
proceed to Similkameen with a survey
party for tho purpose of surveying tho
Caruegio townsite, as a preliminary
to securing a orown grant.
; ebee���Montreal,   (City   Oflloe),   Montreal
Wont End (Cor. Notre   Dame and Seig- ,
neurs Streets); Wedtinount ICor. Greene '
Avenue and St. Catharines  Street).
Ontario���Ottawa.
Newfoundland���St. John's.
< 111,11, Went ladles���Havana.
United Htate��-Now York (16 Exchange Plaee
ltopubllc, Wash.
BEANO RI S IN BRITISH COLUMBIA.
Grand   FurRs, Nanaimo,   Nelson,   Rossland,   Vancouver,
Vancouver East End, Victoria,
t'orr? HimmlfiitH i
Canada���Merchant1. Bank of Canada. Boston-National Shawmut Bank. Chicago���Illinois
Trunt iiiMl Saving Hank. Han PranOlHO���First National Dank. London, Kiig.-Batik of
Scotland. I'uris, France���Credit LyounaiH. Bermuda��� Hank of Herumda. China aud Japan-- HOng KonK a"d Shanghai Hanking Corporation.    Hpokuue���Old National Hank.
Oeneral Banking Business Transacted; Sterling Bills of Exchange   Beugh
and Sold. Letters of  Credit. Etc., Negotiated.
A-Ccount,H received ou the most favorable terms.    Interest allowed on special
deposits and ou Saving Bank accounts,
Geo. Kydd, Manager, Nelson. B.C.
FOR SALE OR RENT
AdvertiriemenU lnsertod under thin hoad al
tho rato of ono cent a word por Insertion, Na
advert!noment   takon for  |a�� than 25  cant**..
situation  Wanted   advertisements Inserted
three Union free of chanco.
PUKNISIIK!) Rooms,    every convenience; soutli eHHt cornor of Carbonate
and Josephine streets.
MISCELLANEOUS
Are you in want:' if you are, tell
the people, through The .Miner want
column, what you are in waut of.
Vou'll get It.
A VICTORIA PLUNGER.
Chicago, Ills., Sept. 20.���Subscriptions for stock and other debts
amounting to $03(1,000 woro scheduled
in a petition in bankruptcy tiled here
yesterday by Frank P. Blackmail,
lawyer. Most of the debts wero contracted at Victoria, B. ('. in 1893.
"J, on the (Snid Coin, and   llarry
l'Pi'i, on the Crumlin.
l"i steamer Kaslo yesterday
"ought down two carloads of ore
������'"iii   the   Roth   mine   for tho  Trail
CARRYING OUT PROCLAMATION.
Pretoria, Sept. 20.���The ten Boer
leaders who have been captured nince
September 15th havo been permanently banished from South Africa.
STEPPED INTO LIVE COALS.
"When a child I burned my foot
fruitfully," writes VV. 11. Eads, of
Jonefville, Va., "which caused horrible leg sores for 3 yeais, but lluck-
len's Arnioa Salve wholly cured me
after everything else failed." Infallible for Hums, Scalds, Cuts, Sores,
Hruisos and Piles. Sold by Canada
Drug Sc Hook Co.   25o.
RHAIN-FOOD NONSENSE. ���
Another ridiculous food fad has beon
branded by tho most eouipotont
authotitioH. Thoy have dispelled the
hilly notion that one kind of food Is
needed for brain, another for muscles,
and still another for bones. A correct diet will not only nourish a particular part of tho body, hut it will
sustain every other pait. Yet, however goo:! your food may be, its nutriment is destroyed by indigestion cr
dypepsia. You must prepare for their
ppearance or prevent their coining by
a king regular doses of Green's August
Flower, the tavonte medicine of the
healthy millions. A few doses aids
digestion, stimulates the liver to
healthy aetion, purifies the blood, and
makes you fcol bnoyant and vigorous.
You can get Dr. C. G. Green's reliable
remedies at VV. F. Toetzel & Co.'s.
Get Green's Special Almanac
If you don't like Blue Eibbon Tta it's
because you ever tasted it
Have vou used healthful Hygenic
Raking Powder, tho latest diseovory
in chomiatry ?
EXCURSION TO WESTMINSTER. |
For Provincial Exhibition New
Westminster, Oct. 1 to 1th. The Canadian Paciflo Railway will issuo round
trip tickets from Revelstoke at
812 !!... Tickets on salo Sopt. 20, 3(1,
Uot. 1 and 2, good for return till Oct.
7th.'
FOR RENT���Homo Temperance hotel,
20 bedrooms, dining room, parlors,
kitchen, all furnished complete j $7.1
per month. Apply to A. G, Gamble,
agent, Baker street.
WHOLESALE
HOUSES
FOR SAl_E.���Upright Piano.     Bird's
Eye   Maple     ca.se.    (Decker    Urns.,
New York.)    Apply llox OS, Nelson.
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THfc   PROSPECTORS'   EXCHANGE !
NO. 4 K.-W.-C. BLOCK. NELSON, B. C, t
Gold, Silver-Lead  and  Copper Mines wanted at the EXCHANGE.   J
FREE   MILLING   GOLD  properties wanted at once for Eastern   J
investors.
Parties  having   mining  property for  sale are  requested to send
samples of their ore to tim EXCHANGE for exhibition.
We desire  to  hear from prospectors who have promising mineral
claims in British Columbia.
Prospectors  and   mining  rr.en   are requested  to make  the  EXCHANGE their headquarters when in Nelson. J
All samples should he sent by expreBS, PREPAID. >
Correspondence solicited.    Address ali communications to J
ANDREW   F.   ROSENBERGER. \
Telephone No. 104.   P.O. Box 700. NELSON. B, O.   $
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ROOMS TO RENT.���K. VV. C. Block-
, Two rooms en suite on Ward st.,
also rooms facing thc west. Ou September 1, two sir^ie rooms and two
or three en tu.te lacing Baker st.
Furnisbe-; or unfurnished. Mrs. V.
J. Squire, Room 11,   K.    VV. C.  Block.
ROOM and board in   private   family,
Apply on Siliea  street, second   door
west of Ward.
WANTED
A YOUNG  Lady wishes   plain sewing
by   the   day.    Mending   especially.
Apply Seamstress,  Miner Olliee.
A good woman cook   wants   a   situation   in   a hotel   or eamp, or would
accept any position iu a hotel.    Apply
Minor Ollice.
Special Features of the
Florence   Hot   Blast
Our New Idea Deflector Fire Pot greatly increases the heating capacity of the stove, and in connection with the deflector ring forces the
heat to the lloor. The base is hot, the floor being warmer than W'th a
base burner.
The Hot Blast Attachment takes in the cold air through a duct at the
rear of the fire pot, the heated air being discharged in a circle at the top
of lire pot, over fire, thus consuming all the gases and products of combustion. It can be operated in connection with the front draft door, or
independently, by a screw register in the rear of base, insuring complete
control of the stcve with nearly perfect combustion.
The large Hot Air Circulating Flue on the back takes the cold air from
the floor and ejects it. intensely heated, through the top adding greatly
to the heating capacity.
Where the stove is operated according to directions we guarantee it to
consume all the gas contained in soft coal, thus deriving the benefit of
all the heat in the fuel consumed, causing a truly remarkable saving of
fuel over any other stove on the maiket. The stove will hold fire from
24 to 48 hours without attention.
WANTED,���A good cook stove,   price
must be reiinonable.    Address  X. Y.
'/..,  Miner ollice.
M'LACHLAN BROS.
M /ifno And/ ��� <&*y*y ** ^^^
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WANTED.���A second    hand   roll klop
desk.    Apply Miner olliee.
WANTED���A lady wishes a   bahy   to
take care of.      Address "A.   B. 0."
this otlice.
NELSON Employment Agency. Baker
street. Phone 21&. .1. II. Love.
WANTED.���Laundress, Janitor for
mino. Girls for housework. Rail-
read Laborers. Kt.inc masons. Sawyer.    Fdger for sawmill.
Contracts taken   for   Diamond   Core
Drilling.
WANTED.- Waitress,Girls for House*
��� worK. Men for Railroad work,
men I'or sawmill, BC'ond cook $50 per
month, stone mason.
Western Employment Ollice, II. A.
Prosser,  Phono ~7l).
Storage���I have a large warehouse
for storing household or other
goods.
MISCELLA NE OUS
FREE  AIIIIIi.k Uold   I'ropertleff���We an'
mix! him tu Hi'-rjire a IV����� iv�� r milling \w\\\
properll<>H nl once.  The  Prospector'*   Kx-
chHIIKe.   -Nelson,    B.   ��.',    Itniuii 4,   K.-W.-C*
UlOCk.
UOLIt-HILVElM-OrrEK Lfr-\U-MIOON    mill
proHiHirlH v-Htntcii. .-mih! report ami sampled to the Pros pec tor's Exelt-ingc* Nelsou.
it.-'.   Koom i ii. W_-���. bloek.
C. D. J. CHRISTIE
Has Money to Loan at 8 por Cent.
On improved Ileal lOstat" in
amounts of 81,000 and upwards,
Loans quickly ai ranged.
Thi co, four, live and six roomed
houses for rout.
5-Roomed Cottage for sale, $1,700.
Two 26-foot building lots , $ti00.
Insurance, Ileal Estate,  Rentals.
NELSON, B. C.
AERATED AND MINERAL WATERS
V Kl.aO.N'   bOi'.V    WA1KK    lACl'UHV-
Xrt    N. .11. t'uiiiiiiins, Losseo��� Kvury kuowD
variety uf ��ua drinks,   V u Hox so. Teloplion
.No. 81. Hum ur Streot, Nelson,   Bottlon oi mo
Union., BU Leon Hot Spring Mineral Witter
ARCHITECTS
ClANli tc -MACDONALD (11. Oiiic, Juniu
/ A. MacUoniilili���ArclliLuuL*, und -.upcrin
Lendeutfl, IIiu^imi Hill IHuck, cornor Dukcl uiitl
Ward tiu'ouu,, .Nehuu
COMMISSION -MERCHANTS
HJ. 1i.ViVN.-s ��t cu.-llikci' su-cut, Nel
��� sou���Wholesale dealers iu liquors, ei-
Ear., ooment, lire Onuk and Hit* oluy, water
pipu and *.Luul rail*, mid genera! ooinmisalon
merchants.
GROCERIES
AMACD'JNALD tc Co.���Corner Kron
��� and Hall SLn***la���VV huludulu i*i-ocnr
and jubbui-H in blankets, gloves, mltte, boots
rubbers, mooklnaws and minora' nuiia.iurt.
FRESH AND SALT MEATS
IJ   BURNS 4c Co.���Uakur street, Nelson���
, ���   VV'hulu*i..lo dealers in frohli and eared
inuaLs.   (Juki storUKe.
WEST   KOOTKNAY   DL'TCHKH   CO.-
liitkur Stroet, Nelsou���Wholesale doa
ors in fre.-,li and ourod meats.
HARDWARE __ MININQ   SUPPLIES
LAVV'KKNUK   11AKDVVAKK   CO-Uakei
btruut,   Nolson ��� Wholesalo  dealarB in
hardware, miners' supplies, sporting goods
l!tC,
VI XAi'llh.���*..**. BROS, (SuooesBOrs lo Van
jJ'jL cuiivui HardwuroCo, Ltd.iliakorStreet.
.Seinitii��� vv'holesale dealers m hardware and
mining supplies, plumbers' and tinsmiths' i��up
piles*
N'KLSON   HARDWARE!   CO.���Wholesale
paints, oils and glass; nioohanlos1 tools
akuuu, ioi Uutario Powder Worksj lyii.iinito
LIQUORS ANI) DRY (IOODS
rilURNKR, llUK'I'o.N tc Co.-Corner Vornon
JL and Jusepliimi Streets, Nulsuu���Wliclo
Sale dealers in li<|Uurs. cigars, and dry Knells.
Agents fur Pabst Brewing Co, of Milwaukee
and Culgary Ilrewing Oo ol Oalgary.
il
UDBON'S MAY Oo. ��� Wholesalo (trooerles
and liquors utn., liakur Struot, ..elsuli.
LU.M HER
NKLSON SAW AND PLANING MI1.L-
oiiioo eorner Hall and front Streets
.Nelson���Lumbur, celling, lluuriii)*, aud every
ihiiiK In wood fur builcUnK purposes.  Cot oui
prices.   Correspondence solicited.
ORB SACKS AND TWINES.
rp   QAL
1 .   and
GALLON fc CO.-Dealer- ill   ure sacks
1 1 wines.    Always a  lul'Ke stuck   nil
hand. TolephonoHM, Room 4*1,1C.-W.-U Blook
Patenaude Bros.
OPTICIANS
BENNETT'S FUSE.
Re  Burc and get the genuine   BENNETT'S OUTTA PERCHA FUSE.not
something that looks   like   it.       aw-
ronee Hardware Co., Agonts.     	
OALL ON THI
NELSON WINE CO.
and try a bottlo. �� dozon, or a barrol of
CALGARY BEER llH it Is tho best and
ohoapoHt on tho markot. Also try our
WINES,    LIQUORS     and    CIGARS.
PRANK  A. TAMBLYN. __��>���������.
Toleohoio o:i lUVor St., Nolson
POLLARD'S ORGBBSTRA
can be engaged for Private Parties,
Socials. Receptions, Halls, etc. For
particulars apply to J. B. POLLARD, B, J. Robie's Tailoring
Establishment, Baker Street.
West Transfer Co.
N. T. MACLEOD, MANAGER.
Goa! -mWood
Best   Fir  and  Tamarac   Al
ways on hand.
All Kinds of Teaming and
Commission Work-
H. & M. BIRD
BROKEN HILL BLOCK.
FOR SALE.
8800���House uml two lots on Robson
street, close to the, terminus of
thu train line.
81,500���Three and a half acres of land
in Addition A. House, Stable
and Chicken house.   Kasy terms,
Jl,750���Six roomed House mi Mill
street, between Josephine anil
Hall Btreets; almost new. Eas.v
terms.
FOR RENT.
IIS 00���Cottage on Ward street,
*$i���_; ou���Cottage un Robson street,
I.B uo���Seven roomed bouse on Ourbo*
nute street. Very handy to
town.    Heated by furnace.
o'la Oo���six roomed bouse next t�� the
corner of Stanley stieet and
Mines roud,
Oflice on   Bakar Street
Tel. Xt
Atlantic S.S. Sailings
Krom Montreal
Allan Lino Tunisian Oct, 4
Alliin  Line I'oriulhiiui  Oct, 12
Allan Una 1'ariHlan Oct. 19
Hoavcr Lino l_uko Hltttcoo OcU  4
Beaver Lino I_ako Manitoba Oct.11
Beaver Lino Lako Ontario..   Oct, IU
From Portland, Mo.
Dominion Lino   Vancouver Oct. 12
Dominion Lino  Dominion ..Oct. I!)
Dominion Linu (Jambroman Oct. 2(1
Kiom Boston
Dominion Lino Now Kn.l-inil Oct. 0
Dominion Lino Common wealth Oct. 23
Ounard Lino Ivernla Oct. 1!)
0unard line Baxonla Nov, 2
From Now York
Ounard Line Campania Oct. 6
Uunanl  Lino   L'mlina Oct. 12
Oanard Lino Luclula Oct. lit
White Star Lino Oormimh  ..Oot.  2
Whlto Star Lino Majestia Oot ��
WhltO BUT Line Oceanic  .Oct. HI
American Line I'hiliulolphla, Oct.  2
Amorlcan Lino Ml.  Paul Oct. u
American Lino   Ht, LouiH...' Oct. 10
JOHN McLATCHIE
Dominion and
Provincial--^
Land Surveyor.
*.6g NliLSON B C
CANADIAN  r
-PACIFIC
RAILWAY
VIA
ic
Lit
HILVKR K1NU MIKE
Will pay the hiKhest oash prloo for all
kinds ol senond hanil Knods. Will buy
or sell anythiiiK from an anehor to ��
needle. Furniture, stoves, eaiperts,
-ookintf utensils, bought lu housolmli1
quantities. Also cast off elothing
Oall and see me or write. Addrew
Silver King Mike, Hox .OO. Uoii
8<vre(.l. Nelmn. P   ��
Further walllnir*.  for  Iho abovo linos  hIho
Fniiich, Hod Slur, ll,,ll.,iiit  \ rnun, H. A. P,
Co., N. II. Lloyil on upplicntlon,
W. P. V. CUMMIN08
tion. A|."'iil, \\'[iiiiinoi*, Man.
J. S. CARTER D. P. A,, Nelson,
To   All   Eastern   Points   via
Lake Route, All-Rail oi* Soo
Line, via  St.   Paul   or  Chi
cago.
DON'T READ THIS
The wiso man who waits to buy
shares ir* the Sltnlllcnmeen Valley
Coal Coiiipsny, Limited until trans,
pnrtation reiiehn.s the eoul Holds would
have to pay at least f.1 per shnro fur
what he enn now buy for 25 cents in
four equal  monthly  payments   from
REGINALD J* STEEL,
PHoNE 278 UROKEK
MMM Exposition
BUFFALO. $76.00.
Sixly    Days'    Limit.
Good going Sept. 3rd, r 7tli
Through Sleeping Cars Kootenay Ldg. to Toronto. Arrowhead to Vancouver.
Y1111 shiiuM'nt   send out Ofjtown for
cards  for yourself   or   your  husband
until you sue what The Miner cun   do
for you.
Kor pamphlet! deeorlptlve of Oan
adiiui Pacltlo tours und for Time Tab
Rates,  'liekete.  npply
11. L. Brow?.,
City Passenger AKcut
I. H, ("AKTKH,
Ilis. I'll* 11. Agt,
Nelson.
K. J. OoYLB
A. Q, 1'. A.
VlLlienllvei
E. J.SCOVIL
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We ll.tVo on Milt te
ii left di'-y�� ii lint bt
Kciniiaiu*',   of
WALL PAPt-R
tho    enormous <-.nle
of our well-known
WALL PAPERS
|]"j has lofl un ��iib a
J A few olils and ends
1 Uml wo wi.-li to clear
WALL PAPEK REMNANTS
THOMSON
STATIOWERYCo.i
NLLbON.  B. G.
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The 0. P. B, has a steam shovel at
���work filling in the trestles between
Procter and Five-Mil" point.
At the 0. P. K. station a large b��ll
has been placed in position which in
future will be rung five mi nates before
the departure of a train.
The annual harvest home festival
of the Salvation army in Nelson will
commence Saturday and terminate on
Monday evening with a sale of work
and banquet.
While a baige was being munoeuv-
ered at the C. P. R. dock yesterday it
struck the small office at the end of
the slip, and tore it completely away,
upsetting it into the lako.
A barge loaded with lumber was
towed in from Pilot llay to Nelson by
he tug Surprise yesterday. The Hercules brought iu two barges of limestone from the quarries at Kaslo.
Tho legal long vacation comes to an
end this week, and commencing with
Monday the offi'.ie of the registrar of
the Supreme and County courts will
be open till 4 p. m. eacn afternoon
Instead of 3 p. ni   as at present.
There will be a meeting of the
Ladies' Hospital Aid society today
(Friday) at 3 p. ni., in the Sabbath
school room of tho Piesbyerlan
church. Special business will come
up and a lull attendance is requested.
\V. S. Doyle is applying for a liquor
linense for the North Star hotel, formerly known us the Algonquin house,
at Hall's. The application will be
heard by the district licensing boanl
at lhe court house tomorrow morning
at 11 o'clock.
A session of the County oourt will
he hold on Monday, Sept. 3(1 be'ore
His Honor Judge Forin. Quite a
number of cases are set Oown for trial.
Yesterday au order was made granting a jury in the case of X'pou vs.
Jenckes Machine company,
Freight is now being accepted lij
the C. P. li. for transmission over the
l.ardo line aud is earned about eight
miles up from the lake by rail. The
steel is boing laid as fast as possible
and by December 1st the line is ex*
pected to bo through to Trout Lake.
On Wednesday evening the Kokanee
Diet the Nelson at Procter and 100
laborers who had come west from the
grain fields of Manitoba were trans
fcr red to the former steamer which
took them up to Lardo to work cn
railway construction. Another hundred were taken up last night.
Tho Sunlight Soap coinpany liav
Selected Nelson as their distributing
point for the Kootenays and havo ap
pointed Watchorn & Mclntyre as their
representatives here. Charles Waller,
tbe Canadian agent of thu company,
Spent a couple of days in Nelson this
week making arrangements.
John ElBton, of Woodstock, Ontario,
arrived at Nolson and applied to lhe
eily officials for assistance to get to
Wallace, Idaho, where his sou resides
Le is an old mini and ill with asthma
and had been recommended by i
physician to go out west if possible
lie was ill at Medicine Hat and exhausted his available cash there.   As
it. was found to be a deserving ease, a
ticket for Northport was raised for
Lira,  which will help bim   a consider
able way towards bis destination.
_k-fi-.aU \tota TtBl! MlUtbllUM
t.vri lead fti-foaces at�� funtiltig .foully
at the MBeltel With plontj* uf ure in
sight.
'i'lieie waa .1 meeting of tbo board of
directors of the Northwestern Development rvr.ilieati' yesterday afternoon in
the ollice of the Prospectors' Exchange,
at which, among other business, it was
decided to call a shareholders meeting on October I Ith. when a permanent
board of directors will   be elected.
A party of five prospectors left Nel
son yesterdav with the intention of
making their way across country to
Kossland, following the line of the
Nelson .*c Fort Shepard railway to
Erie and thence by the Dewdney tt nil.
Thev were well armed for any kind
of game from grouse to boar and intend
putting in a ween hunting on tho
way.
The   architect   and tho   contractors
have   come   to   a   satisfactory understanding regarding tlie ston*-* work for
the post ollice building.    A sample of
the   bush   hammered   stone   will   be
fotvarded to David Ewart, chief architect of the public   works  department,
who will finally   determine   where it
'may be used.     Mr. Macdonald goes to
j Robson today to test the pressed brick
'being made there for the building.
| At St. Saviour's church last oven-
ling there was a large congregation
| present at tho choral Thanksgiving
service. The church was most taste
fill y decorated for the occasion witli
fruit aod Bowers, which were arrang
ed around the walls and on the pulpit
andaltar. The special music was well
rendered by the choir and was apparently much appreciated by those
present.
Constable MilArdle, of Orand Forks,
who has been in Nelson the last two
days in connection with tbe case of
Herbert Green, who was arrested for
leaving an unpaid board bill behind
at Grand Forks, racoived a message
from the Chief of Police at that point
stating that if the prisoner would pay
what cash he had on him, amounting
to $21, and give a 6carf pin with a 83
gold piece for the bead, which he had
they would withdraw the oharge,
which was one of vagrancy. This
was agieed to by tireen, who intends
entering a suit for damages for illegal
an est and detention and lias retained
counsel
Tho death of Dr. Duncan, who was
drowned when the Islandei was
wroclicd, leaves a vacancy in the
Council of the Collego of Physicians
and Surgeons of British Columbia. A
ballot of tho registered physicians of
the province is being taken, to conclude on October 3rd, to elect a representative in Dr. Duncau's place.
There are 344 physicianB in the province of whom 72 reside in ivootenay-
Valo. while all tho members of the
Council belong to tho coa=t cities.
Tho up-country men think this is not
right, and have formed a committee to
further the election of Dr. Lallau, of
ISelson. All the physicians of the
province have boen addressed by circular nnd thc chances are good for
the eleitions of a Kootenay man.
FaFsersby on Stanley street near
Victoria yesterday afternoon about
o'clock were surpiised to see two
Chinamen iun swifty down Stanley
streot followed ny I'oundkoeper Mc
Gregor in hot pursuit. At tbe corner
of Victoria street oue of the China'
men, a most peculiar looking,oue*eyed
Celestial -named Yung Ding, was over
taken hy the pouudkeeper who tried
to force him along toward the city
hull. A scuttle ensued in which the
Chinaman's clothing, being old and
ragged, suffered considerably, and
finding his captor too strong for him
ho threw himself Hat on the ground
and seizing a projecting plank hung
on for dear life, nt the same tie yelling at the top of his voice, evidently
being under the impression tbis his
other eye was to he out out or other
sanguinary punishment inflicted, fur
,i forgotten sin. Fortunately for Yung
Ding,a Chineso cook from a house near
by came up and acted as interpreter,
and explained that all they wanted
was his name and address and for
him to cease carrying slops in opm
vessels along the public streets, for it
was foi an infraction of the new by
law relating to such matters that the
poundkeeper had endeavored to take
the Chinamen along. Chief of Police
Jarvis arrived about the same timo as
the iulorproter and the Chinaman at
once went along with him to the
station, where his name and address
wore taken.
A MOUNTAIN CLIMBER
GaiuB 12 Ibi*. on Oliaugo of Food.
When a change in food cun rebuild
a man 77 years of age, it is evidence
that there is some value ln a
1, n*r,vledge that cun discriminate in
t io selections of proper food to rebuild
the body. A few months ago the
physlolln attending Warren S. John-
ton of Colfax, Cat, 77 years old, lolil
him that death from old age would
toon claim him. lie siifTITcred from
general weakness and debility.
An old lady advised him lo quit
I'olVee and drink Postum Cereal Food
Coffee and to eat Grape-Nuts break-
last food every morning, lie took the
tolvicu, and has gained 13 pounds.
Says ho is as well us he ever was and
can tnke long trips iu the mountains,
v. hich he has boen unable to do for a
long timo.
There is a reason for this; in the
lirst place,coffee acts as a dliect nerve
oostroyor on many highly organized
people, both young and old, and many
people haven't tho knowledge to
S"leet nourishing, healthful, rebuild*
i  g food.
Both I'ostum Food Coffee and (irape-
l*Mits bieakf'ist food are made from
Selected parts of the field graim that
contain delicate particles of phosphate
of potash and albumen. These two
Clements combine In the human body
to quickly rebuild tho gray mutter in
the brain and in the nerve centers
throughout the body.
Direct, snru, and certain results
Come from their use and -an be proven
ly any person that cares to make the
trial, Both the I'ostum Food Colfee
and (.rape-Nuts are kept by all first*
f lass grocers.
PERSONAL
II. 8. Moore, of Portland, Oregon, is
'.lopping at tlio Royal.
(Mto Marstrand, a brewer of Van
couver, is ut the Phair.
Il W, Moure, ore buyer foi tile
Trail smelter is at the Hume.
,1. II. Atkinson, of Trail, and W,
II. Houghton.of Deor Park, aro at the
Waverley.
Ii.  K. Stevens,   the   "blue   ribbon
steward of the (ireenwood club,   is In
the city ou a visit to his relations.
J. Dennis, of London England, who
has been visiting in Nelson for the
past week left yesterday for Spokane.
Charles Of, who came down from
the Entepi'ise mine yesterday to Nelson on business, is stopping at the
11 num.
L. Tyson, who has been looking
after the Interests of P. Burns Sc Co.,
in tho l.ardo,left Nelson yesterday for
Sandon.
tho C. P. II. ticket
returned  to the city
H. L, Hrown.
office in Ne'.sou
yesterday after a few days vacation in
East Kootenay.
F. L Christie, a Sandon barrlstor,
registered ut the I'hilr last evuning.
Mr. C'hristio has just returned from
a three months' visit to Europe.
J. A. Macdonald, barri6ter"of lioss*
land, arrived in this oity yestorday
and leaves toilHy (or the Silver Ilill
mine near Crawford Hay, in which be
is largely interested.
J. F. Manhnrt, bridge foroman tor
the 0. P. Ii.. left for Robson yesterday to superintend the alterations
that are in progress on the trestles
between Nelson aud liobson.
Dr. II. L.   A.   Keller
ViFiif, li��_ druided W ft?_i..i_3 hit pie*
fcnalot in Stlttitl- having readied th��
.onoliiulot* thot this le the, most pleasant city ol the Upper country to reside
S, St. Taylor left for RoSiland yesterday in connection vritht he visit of
E. Williams, the special officer oi tne
Dominion government who is to inves
tigate the charges made by the striking miners that the Rossland mining
compa.,ies are   importing alien labor.
AT THB HOTELS.
Hume���Hugh B. (iilmour, Vancouver; T. Lloyd Edmondson, Montreal;
J. W. Richie. Kaslo; Miss McLeod.
Kaslo; A. F. McMillan, Spokane;!).
W. Moore, Tiail; Charles Of, Enterprise mine.
Phair���Mrs. Ii. Allan. Kaslo; Mrs.
E. II. Smith, Winnipeg; Henry Roy,
Kossland; H. E. Payne, Toronto; Otto
M.n stand. Vancouver; Mrs. F'laser,
Stratford; li. L. Ford, Spokane; L.
Monis, V6rnon ; F. L. Christie, Simon; J. Jaeksonivllo, S.. J. Sampson.
Quebec; J. C. Diewery, Kossland;
Charles Coit, Spokane.
Grand Central-U. W. Hailing, San
Francisco; T. Lewis, Sanca; E. M.
Allister, C. McPhee, J. Johnson,
Macleod; J. Mclisynolds, W. C.Lewis,
Ymir; O. Nelson, Morthport.
Queens���H. W. Pepin, Marcus,
Wash.; Mrs. Louisa Uotum,Miss Mary
('omul, Savauab, Georgia.
VOOE'LS HALLUCINATIONS.
Thinks a Conspiracy Exists to Deprive
Him of Bis Property.
Joseph Vogel will be sent from the
provincial jail today to thc aslyum ut
New Westminster. He is one of tha
pioneers of Kossland and is the owner
of several mineral claims thero some
of which are promising and is in
fairly good cicumstances. He imagines that people are endeavoring to
cheat bim out of his properties and
that a conspiracy exists to put him
uut of the way for that purpose.
Among other things he alleges that he
baB been shot at on several occasions
by the conspirators who desire to
secure his possessions. In other
matters he has a wonderfully keen
memory aDd can recall scenes and incidents of long ago and describe them
as accurately as though they happened
yesterday. Hl�� memory as to business
"transactions is faultless and he can
tell the day and the amount for which
he gave receipts in transactions iu
which be was involved months or
vears ago. Since he has been an inmate of the Nelsou jail he has refused
to partake of the prison fare, alleging
that it contained poison. Mr. Lemon
fearing that he would starve gave him
meals fiom his own table or sent out
to the restaurant for them, and he
partook heartily of these A day or
two since, after he had partaken of a
meal which came from a restaurant,
be declared that it had been doped.
In order to humor liim Mr. Lemon let
him watch the waiter who brought the
meal, so that he might see that no
oue tampered with It. This satisfied
Vogel and he has since then consumed
all the meals which have come from
the restanrant, but he stills draws
the line on prison fare. It is thought
a few months in the asylum under
soientific care will restore him to his
mental balance.
EASTERN CANADIAN WIRINUS.
Toronto, Sept. ?0.���A large deposit
of iron has been discovered 24 inilos
north of Sault Sto. Marie. Development work is to be begun on a large
scale at once.
Toronto, Sept. 20.--The ladios of
Toronto wiH present the Duchess of
Cornwall and Yoik with a writing sot
of Canadian gold, set with Lake
Superior amethysts and ornamented
with tbe monogram of the Duchess
and tho Canadian emblem, the heaver
and maple wioath, the wholo enclosed
in u carved box of hirdseye maple.
Montreal, Sept. 20.���The street railway company bas agreed tc meet the
road committee and if a satisfactory
agreement can be reached will reduce
fares. At present the company soils
six and eight tickets for 25 cents. In
caso the reduction is made they will
give eight and ton.
Judge Pagnuelo toony dismissed the
injunction taken out t" prevent the
awarding of the contract to tho Royal
Electric Co., for tho electric lighting
of the streets.
DENMARK WILL SELL.
Copenhagen, Sopt. 20.���The Now
Danish ministry has lesumod negotiations with Minister Swenson for tho
salo of tho Danish Wost Indies to the
United States. The ministry favors
the salo und is anxious to bo in a
position to givo the Rigsdag definite
information whon it sits shortly.
A POOP. MILLIONAIRE.
Lately starvod in London because
he could not digest his food. Early
use of Dr. King's New Life Pills
would have saved him. They
strengthen thc stomach, nid digestion
promote assimilation, improve appetite. Price 25c. Money back if not
satisfied. Sold by Canada Drug Sr
Hook Oo.
formerly  ofl
SAN       FRANCISCO       EXCURSION
RATES.
81(1.00, l-iopt. 2.1 to Sept.  27.
On account of Episcopal church
meeting at San Francisco tlie Canadian l'aciflc Hallway will sell round
trip tickets via Portland and Shasta
route at ,M.*ii> good till November
for return. Full particulars from
local agents.
J. S. CARTER,
D. P, A., Nelson.
HIGHEST AWARDS AT HOME AMD ABROAD
WINNIPEG & PAR IS EXHIBITIONS
.
THE FLOUR MANUFACTURED
BY THE
HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY
HAS RECEIVED THE
GRAND PRIZE
atth. PARIS EXHIBITION
AND THE
HIGHEST AWARDS at m
WINNIPEG
INDUSTRIAL EXHIBITION
ALL THE FLOUR HADE BY THE COMPANY IS FROM SPECIALLY SELECTED WHEAT
THE DOMINION WIRE ROPECO, Ltd.
MONTREAL
Manufacturers of BEST STEEL WIRE ROPE.
Tramway, Hoisting:, Mining Wire Rope.
Lung's Lay for Tarmways and Underground Haulage
Local Stock carried, estimates furnished.
H. E* CROASDAILE Agent Nelson*
3IV13 OIK .SIDE A CHANCE.
In our article of yesterday taken
from the Now Yoilt Herald, beaded
���'Busincs**. Meu in Theatricals," wc
notice that "A Wise Woman" in
going to make a few stops before
starting a run in Han Francisco, Now
why can't we have this company etuy
one night with us? Thev surely must
have a lirsi-class company to contemplate an extended run in tbe western
metropolis. Such a company would
bo a leliet from thc No. two, three
and sometimes four companies that
we generally get.     'live ns a chance,
CROUP AND WHOOPING COUGH
(iriiuili'H Llnimont is an omorgeno** doolor
bhatfl always at hand and novor falls in those
dlBoaaoe which bi suddtml** uml ua<*xp_oUiillv
endanger Urn lives of children -lot tho attacks
coun: when thoy may, and wiili what sovority
thoy may, qulok rollof i- assured.
Kor Rftlo by .1. I'   Viitislini"   V..1 .on. 11. 0,
If YOUR HORSE
Is    lame    or    inter feres
bring him   to   thc   City
Horseshoeing Shop. Jo
scphine Street
ALEX. GIBSON.
Spokane  Falls &
Northern R'v.
Nelson &  Fori
Sheppard R'v
Red AHountain R'v.
LOW   RATES.
To SanFraucisco and Return
$51.50 ALL KAIL
$46.50 BY STEAMER.
This especially low rate is  made
on account ofthe Episcopal Conven-
BRANDY
1)10 LAAQB MLS __ co, X .\ X
cm in A(),   poasoSBoa    a    delicious
boipii't.
DE LAAGE FILS ,. cn. X X X X
COC1NA0 in mellowed by its great
age, and is rccommended^te Con-
nolseurs, nnd for moilicinul purposed
SCOTCH
WHISKIES
Agi
foi
ney for full stock   at   Victoiia
TIIK DISTILLERS COMPANY, Ltd.,
Edlnbnrgb, the lurgest, holders in
thu world of Scotch Whiskies,
The CALEDONIA!.
Whisky is   one   <
Try it.'
MQUEU   Scutch
f   the   leaders.���
R. P* Rithet & Co*, Limited
VICTORIA, H. 0
A Ii (illAY
P, O.  Box 521
Kootonay
RoproaontattvQ
-Nulson
lion to
be
held
in
S
in
Francisco.
Dates of
sale,
Sc
pt.
2
rd to
2711,
inclusn
Q,
Goo
d
to
return
until
Nov. i
..Hi*
Buffalo and Return
$76.00
Good for sixty d.'iys, first
and third Tuesday, August,
September and October.
Through passenger trains between Spokane and Nelson. Buffet
service between Spokane and
Noitliport.
DAY TRAIN Arrivi
....Spokane 7:.*tr> p.m
.. .Rossland 4 ilO p.m
...Neluon ts :o5 p.m
H. A. JACKSON, G. P. __ T.A.
_  _  Spokane   Waai
Q. K. TAOKABURY
Aeent. Nnlnon. P O
G-REAT NORTHERN
RAILWAY.
Lenve
o'00 a.m..
18 :'J5 p.m..
lo:loa.m..
B. O. GRKKN        V, S. CLEMENT!*
GREEN & CLEMENTS
Civil Engineers and Pro   tidal i_uu<<
Surveyor*.
P. O. Box 115 n    on, B.C.
NOTICE
Ow.'rg to change of management all
accounts due the Hotel Humo Co.,
Ltd., must be paid to mo on or before
the Both of September, tool. If not
same will be placed in the bands of a
collector.
J. FEED IIUME.
NONE BETTER.
SOLID YESTIBULED TfiAINS.
PALACE DJNING.AND OBSERVATION
0AB8.-MEALS a la PASTE.
Close connection East and Wont*
bound at Spokane with trains of the
Spokane Falls and Northern Railway,
nud nl Hunner's Perry witn Kootenay
Railway & Navigation ('0.
Direct connection at St, Paid without change ot depot with all trains for
Chicago, Toronto. Montreal, New Yuri*.
and all points West und South.
Leavos Spokane daily forjEast at_9:lb a m
Leaves Spokane daily tor West at 7:15 a*B
Loave3 Spokane daily lor West at 8:00 p.m*
West-bound trains make direct con*
nection  for  Victoria anil  Vatic
Portland, .San Francisco, and all
on the Sound,
During the season of navigation East
bound trains oonneot at Duluth witli
LheinagnlllcentsleamshlpB Noiik*>. '���"*
and Ninth Land of theNorthorn Steamship Company Line, operated In enn*
nection witli th_ Great Northern Hallway.
For further information, ni"!l!i* f"*'*'
ers, etc., apply to any .'H'onl of Spokano
Kails Sc Northern Ky., Kaslo (��������� Blooao
Ry., Kontei ai Railway Sc Navigation
Cc, or to
II. A. JACKSON. Oom'l Agent,
Spokane, Was_-
G. K. TAOKABURY, Local Agent,
Nelson. H "
1 ver,
ihiis
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l H. H. PUYFOBD |
1 & CO.        j
z\
I       MADDEN    BLOCK
\   Cigars,, j
Tobacco j
X Phone 117 ;
X******************* ***'*���*
A. R. BARROWT^��^B
Provincial  Land Surveyor
Corner Viotoria and^Koolenay 8t��*
P.O. Box SCO Telephone No. ��

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