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 Daily Edition No. 10S0
Nelson,   British  Columbia, Friday,  July 5, 1901
Eleventh   Year
*i r ���
Hamilton Man Got Locked ln
a Refrigerator and Nearly. Died.
Items of Interest From the
Principal Cities of the
Hamilton, July 4.���Thos. Powers,
proprietor of the Mansion hotel, came
near losing his life yesterday. He
accidently locked himself in the big
refrigerator in the cellar of his hotel.
The refrigerator was a new one, holding nearly a ton of ice, and he went
inside to see if the door fitted tightly.
Thoughtlessly! he pulled the door
closed after hiin and the spring lock
fastened it. He kicked on the dooi
for a longjtirae.but no one heard him.
Finally he got an oak strip from the
front of the ice box and pounded tbe
door. He felt himself becoming weaker, but hi renewed his efforts and finally forced open the door, winch is
fourteen inches thick. He fell in a
*aiut and did not recover for several
hours. He was in the refrigerator
about twenty mhiiites.
The excessive heat still continues
and many cases of prostrations on account of thc weather are being reported.
Toionto, July 4.���Proprietors of the
steamer Argyle will be proceeded
against nt once for having run an excursion on Sunday. This was the as-
.uranee given.by Hon. J. M. Gibson
today of a deputation representine the
Lord's Day Alliance, which waited ou
him, composed of Kev. J. G. .hearer,
field secretary, and Rev. W.II.Hincks,
president of tbo Toronto branch. They
informed him that Sunday steamer
excursions were being conducted at
several other points In Ontario, in
Sault St. Marie, Brockville and Ottawa, and asked that action be taken to
have the law observed. Mr. Gibson
said he would at once instruct the
city crown attorney to have informations laid against the owners of the
Argyle. "If the law Is on tbe statute
books it'umar be observed," said Mr.
Montreal, July 4.���The Government
investigation into the alleged paper
combine resumed today under the
presidency of Judge Taschereau.
John U. Itarher, of Georgetown, Ont.,
who owns two pulp nills, was the
first witness. He slated that the advance in the price of paper was not
proportionate to the advance In the
cost of production. John MeFarlane,
president of the Canadian Paper Co.,
the only other witness, stated that
the reduction in the duty on paper
wonld be a severe loss to the trade in
which $20,11011,0(10 were invested.wliilc
the removal of the duty would mean
extinction in which between 5,000
and 0,000 people were directly employed.
London, Ont., July 4.���The nomination for candidates for the London
byoeleetion "onsequent on thc resignation of Col. F. 11. Leys on tho question of Ashing in the Thames took
place today. Leys was again nominated by the Libeinl party through G.
C. Gibbons, K. C. J. Dai oh was nominated as a candidate for the Socialistic Labor party. Leys said be bad
won his point with the Government
and if elected again he would be
equally independent in future.
Napanee, Out., July 4.���The condition of J. W. Hell, M. P., Addington,
who received a stroke of paralysis
some dayB ago, is somewhat Improved
today. Ho is still speechless, but
can move a little and it is now
thought he will recover.
Toronto, July 4.���An incident of
interest to Canadians occurred at the
Pan-American exposition last week.
It appears that the director of the
Ethnologlcnl building took it upon
himself to lower a festoon of 24 Hritish Hags, whicli had been placed over
Ontario's arceaological exhibit, and
when asked to replace them refused
to comply with the request, ne gave
no satisfactory explanation of his action and could only say that  someone
had objected to th-* * ��y; of the
English ensigns. Officials ��0 charge
of the display called on Director Hu-
ichanai but he was not acquainted
with the details of tbe affair and
could do nothing In tbe matter.
Toronto, Joly 4.���The committee
having in charge the erection of a
statue '.o tli. ijueen have decided to
placo ,i ha'.f way between the statute
to the late Sir John A. Macdonald
and the Parliament buildings, thus
obviating the removal of the Macdonald monument, the suggestion of
which created so much 111 feeling.
The Duke of York will unveil the
The board of control has drafted
the programme for the reception of
the Duko which has been sent to t'he
Lieutenant-Governor to be submitted
to the Governor-General. The Legislation reception committee yesterday
deciled to ask for $10,000 for the reception of the visitors.
Ottawa, July 4.���It is understood
that the Governor-General has sent to
tho general officer commanding a
statement of the military requirements for the visit of the Duke of
Cornwall and that they involve furnishing cavalry escort, a guard of
honor and artillery 6alui.es at all
points where there are receptions to
the Royal party. This may involve
consideiabie .biftitg of cavalry. It
is stated that In Ontario and Quebec
there may be only two large military
demonstrations,   one at the capital.
Toronto, Ont., July 4.���Prof. J. C.
McLean, who holds the chair of Economics at the Arkansas University,
and is a not.d expert on questions of
shipping and railway rates, arrived
in the city to conduct on behalf ofthe
Dominion Government an inquiry into
the shippers gievances. A report has
been asked for by Mr. Blair as preliminary to promised legislation for
the regulation of traffic rates by the
Government. Mr. McLean will visit
Ottawa, and afterward make investigations at the ihief shipping centres
in Canada.
Montreal, July 4.���Mrs. W. H.
Franckum, 150 Elg-n street, tried to
drown herself in the St. Lawrence at
St. Helen's Park yesterday, having
heen affected by the heat. She was
Rev. James Thorn loe, father of the
Bishop of Algoma, died at Lacbine
this morning, aged 86.
St. John, N. 15., July 4.���The York
County Conservative convention nominated Rev. Jos. McLeod as a candidate to fill the vacancy caused by the
unseating of Mr. Gibson. Dr. McLeod
accepted the nomination. An agreement was made a few days ago that
tho contest would be cleanly conducted by both sides.
Toronto, July 4.���Mrs. Alphonse
Dumas, a young married woman, wife
of a tailor's cutter living on Strachan
avenue, committed suicide tonight by
taking ten grains of morphine.
Montreal. July 4.���William Turn-
bull, engineer of the G. T. It..was accidentally crushed to death today between his engine and a line of empty
oars at Mount Stephen street.
Ottawa, July 4.���The Government
has no information re reports sent out
from Ottawa that the joint high commission will resume its meetings in
Septembei at Quebec.
Quebec, July 4.���Sir Wilfrid Laurier
is in town, He is here respecting the
transfer of the Plains ot Abraham to
the Dominion government for the
purposes of a Canadian, notional park.
Brockvillte. Ont., July 4.���Rev. F.
W. Turk died yeBter.lay. Ho had
been for 44 years pastor of the New
Jerusalem church, relinquishing the
pastorate a year ago.
Montieal, July 4.���Hon, G. C. V.
Buchanan, former member of the Su
perlor Court of Queen's Bench, Quebec, died yesterday. He was on the
bench from 1881 to 1887.
Pictou, Ont , July 4.���Fire In D. J.
Baker A Co.'s foundry tlils morning
damaged the building and contents to
the amount of $3,000.
Toronto, July 4.-���The Grand Orange
Lodge will meet in Toronto July 23,
instead of in Winnipeg.
Exeter, July 4.���Fire at Dyer A Howard's planing mills did 80,000 damage.
How the Latter Found Out
That the Former Was
Salmon are Running Freely
but Strike Is Far From
Victoria. July 4.���Vancouver has
long held that their Chinaman on Dar-
cev Island was dead and that Victoria
was salting them for his keep. Last
week Sanitary Olllcer Morris came-
over with thi interpreter and went
out on Sunday by train and pulled
ov.r in a boat to Darcy Island to be
met by their Chinaman as the boat,
touched shore, with, ''Hello, how's
Vancouvei?' from their leper. It cost
Vancouver about 830 to know the
Vancouver, July 4.���Salmon arc reported in considerable numbers at
Point Roberts. One trap caught as
many as 500 sockeyes. Fish are also,
reported numerous on the Vancouver
island coast.
The canners executive again met
Mr. Breraner the Government Commissioner today, but all attempts to
come to a settlement with canners on
tho basis of a more favorable offer
failed. The canners said they had
done their best. According to the canners many Indians arc coining from
Chi'liw.ck und the north to fish.
According to Superintendent Marpole 111) men .are coming from the east
to take the place of the striking trackmen on the C. l'. R. and according to
Mr. Marpole he will have mine men
than he will know what to do with
at once.
Victoria, July 4.���Not to bs outdone
by Skagway and Buffalo, Victoria had
a Hag incident of its own this morning. The Fifth regiment band was
playing in the streets preparatory to
embarking for Port Angeles and the
patriotism of thc storekeeper of the
U. S. navy was roused to a fire cracii-
er stage. Procuring tbe stars and
stripes, he was nailing it across tbe
door when Geo, Jeeves, a retired contractor and pronounced Briton, strode
across and asked the man to take it
down. The storekeeper refused and
���aid he would lick uny one who attempted to do so, Jeeves immediately tore down the flag and threw it
on the lloor. The storekeeper took no
action. Thc general sentiment in tho
city is that Jeeves was indiscieet, al-1
though it is held that in view of the
recent occurrences at Washington and
skagway the Americans will make no
Victoria, B. C, July 4.���Tho Empress of China arrived today, after
breaking the record from China, the
trip from Yokohama consuming ten
days and half. She was detained
there in quarantine owing to two
cases of plague being discovered on
board her. Details were received of
an International fracas at Tien Tsin
by which it appears a small British
patrol under a sergeant ordered some
drunken French soliders off the roof
of a house containing a woman into
which they were attempting to force
an entrance. The French were joined by Russians and pelted the patrol
for over an hour. Thc Britisli sergeant behaved splendidly in withholding fire and persuading the Japanese guard to do so also with groat
difficulty. Only when threatened
with extermination did tlie patrol fire
and disperse the mob at the' bayonet
Victoria, B.C., July 4.���The schooners Oscar and Hattie, the first of the
Asiatic sealing'fleet to return reached
Victoria this morning. They left the
coast on the Snd of April with 135
skins for tho Copper Islands ano
stiuck new sealing grounds, 037 miles
from the Aleutian Islands at 1150 east
longitude. They struck herds heading for thc pass into Bering Sea and
swelled the catch to 057 pelts. The
sealing was good until tbe south
winds sprang up and "broke up the
herds. They tan short of fuel and
bad to put back to port
Pennsylvania Grew Wins Its
Second Heat at Henley
ahead thin they can help, and the
difference In pare necessitated,
Pennsylvania will have a very serious
effect upon that middle half mile,
whicli has hitherto been such an easy
thing for tbem.''
Will Meet the Leander Grew
In the Final Heat This
Henley, July 4.���In the regatta to-
daj the Leander crew easily disposed
of the Belgians and the Pennsylvania
eight beat the Thames Rowing Club's
crew. This leaves the Leanders snd
the Americans to row In thc finals tomorrow and it promises to be one of
the greatest races ever rowed ovei the
historic course.
ITen'ey, July 4.���Theodore Cook,
the well known Oxford oarsman,wrote
the following today for the Associated Press: '��� Again the Pennsylvanians
have enjoyed the best of good fortune
in weather and opponents for their
second victory in the way towards the
final of the Grand Challenge cup.
There was absolutely n. wind all
through the race and neither station
enjoyed the least advantage. The
Pennsylvanians were at the post tint,
on the Berkshire side whicli is usually
not so good as the other. Stroke
Gardner was sitting comfoi tably at. his
ease with his oar handle resting on
his knees and the only man in the
crew who looked the least worried
was Capt. Fliekwere. who no doubt,
realized his responsibility more than
the lest for the race- was an easy one
and a slight accident might wreck
the Pennsylvania!! chances. They
made 41 full strokes in the first minute, though these were far from neat
for there was much splashing and the
first four oars were nearly all late,
while seven was not doing as well as
"This, however, made no difference
for the Thames crew could only g.t
39 and had lost three-quarters of a
length by the time the island was
passed. The Pennsylvanians continued at full steam, going further and
further away from their weak adversaries. Thoy reduced half way in 3
minutes, 40 seconds, a time which deserves careful remembrance. Soon after this the Thames men were completely out of the hunt. The Pennsylvanians settled into tlui lively-
paddling at half steam at 30 for which
they are so famous, It Is extremely
useful to nurse a crew which has established a good lead and save up its
powers until they are wanted again,
but it has now been seen in this race
for the last time. While they were
going thus easily the Pennsylvanians
got lather caielcsB. Four was rowing
well but neither six nor seven was as
good as he should have been, but
Flickers was rowing with great steadiness and kept his men together capitally while Eisenbray (No. 2) also did
especially good worn, just when thc
stroke side as a whole were rolling
and splashing rather' badly,
'When near the Leander Lawn,about
a quarter of R mile from homo, both
the Gardiners (No.'b 7 and 8) woke up
suddenly and the whole crew got far
more lively though they did not row
as long as they should have done and
when they quickened to 41 in order to
bent tho already beaten crew by a
little farther distance they were by no
means towing as neatly as yesterday,
and the completed course was limed
only 7 miun'es and 33 second;. 1 attach little importance to time test in
comparison as a general rule and shall
not emphasize that. Leanders did
13 seconds better allover, just because
tbe Belgians were a much faster
ci'ew than the Thames, but it must be
remembered that Leander had not
much difficulty and though the day
was dead calm It was not quite as fast
as yesterday, because there was not
that slight following breeze whicli
helped every one yesterday. In spite
of this Leander improved on then
previous peiformance and their improvement has not yet finished.
"But far more Important is the fact
that today the Englishmen reached
Fawley no less than six seconds faster
than the Pennsylvanians and when
the two meet each other, though
there will not be that differencce because     Leander    never   got   furthei
Hamilton, July 4.���A number of
men confined in the eily jail for min
oi offences refused to work this morning saying it was too hot. Capt.
Ogilvie threatened the prisoners with
severe punishment and ordered Ed
Murphy, leader, confined In the
black hole for a few hours. Thereupon the other prisoners came to Murphy's aid. Tho police were notified
and sent down a do/.en ofllcers who
overpowered   the mutineers.
Winnipeg, Man., July 4.���There
aro rumors that Premier Roblin intends to dissolve l'ailiamcntjiiid appeal to the country in the fal'.
Everything is favorable in the way of
crops and railway legislation. Mr.
Richardson,a young barrister, formerly of Brockville has been appointed
Conservative organizer.
North Augusta.Ont., July 4.���R. McCoy, aged 50, a prosperous farmer who
lived about six miles north of here
in Orenvillo county, committed suicide this morning by hanging. The
deed was dne to a deranged mind.
Charlottetown, P. E. I., July 4.���
The parochial house at Hope rlvei
was destroyed by fire last night and
it is feared a servant was burned to
Montreal, July 4.���No less than 313
children under fWe years of age died
in this city last week, as a consequence of the excessive heat,
Brautfc.rd,Ju'y 4.���Irene C'halanpka.
aged 10, became ill with lockjaw, apparently as the result of vaccination.
She died in a day or two,
Toronto, July 4.���The thennoinoter
registered 85, though tile heated spell
is announced to begin again tomorrow.
Canadian Military Rille League Match
to Be Held .Saturday.
At a meeting of the Rille Association tbe following men wore picked,
comprising three teams, to shoot on
Saturday, in the Canadian Military
Rille League match: No. 1 Team���IT.
E. Woir, D. McKay, D. 0. Lewis,
tapt. Macdoncll, II. Bird, N. T. McLeod, Dr. Hall, A. Carrie, ,1. Grant,
and J. Tinkns.
No. 3 Team���II. F. McLeod, J. Mackenzie, L. Gobey, II. J. Robie, .1.
Simpson, .1. Richardson, Ii. J. Steel,
II. Langford, J. line, and Judge
No. 3 Team���T. Dutton, J, Roberts,
G. Weeks, Ii. J. Strachan, F. Ingram, and J, Christie; A. Williams.
T. Brown, W. Embree, J. Wadds, and
(j. M. Phillips. Thu above names are
subject to alteration at range before
firing. Tbo election of team captains,
to be chosen on range before firing.
Firing will commence at 11 o'clock
sharp, and every man is requested to
be ready at thu time appointed. (J.
W. Steele is appointed to act as checker at the butts. The range olllcer will
also bo elected before the match,
The following men were sworn in
as members of thu li. M. R.: .I.Richardson, James Watts, J. N. Dier,
and Ii. E. Elliott.
Large Crowds Go Down From Kossland to the Smelter City.
Trull had a very successful celebration ol the lot) whicli was also observed as the birthday of the new
oity. Something like 8,000 people
went do'vn from Rossland io enjoy the
sports which went off well, particularly the boisc racing, baso'ull
matches, and tugs of war. In the
game between the War Eagle team
from Rossland and tho Trail smelter
team the latter won. Besides these
there were a series ,,f tugs of war, one
between teams representing Italy and
Austria, composed of men from the
smelter, evoking much laughter and
The footraces,etc., were well attended, there being a large number of entries. Besides the Rossland contingent many were present from North-
port and other towns.
Canada's Customs Receipts
are Greater Than Ever
War Hero Received Memorial
Service but Is Still
The Hall Mines smeller will blow-
in on copper in a few days, and the
company is in the market for   copper.
Ottawa, July I. ���Financial year
1000-1901, just closedl shows the largest customs receipts in tlie history of
tlie Dominion, exclusive of Ihe Yukon and the coast, from which leturns
have net yet been received. Customs
revenue for the year is $38,'.100,354.
TMs is an increase of SSI,330 over last
year,and this Increase will be (200,000
when all leturns are In. In 1800 the
customs revenue was 180,000,000. The
returns for June show receipts for
SI Is. n;i more than in June of last
The Governor-General has been invited by Mr. Meii'er, owner of tbe
Anticosti Island, wbo is now summering ou the island, to visit him. and
Ins excellency has sent word that lie
will be on hand on July 13.
London, Ont., July 4.���The people
of Kirk ton iiave been mourning tho
death of William J. C. Brown, a
young man who lived near that place,
and two weeks ago a memorial service was held for him at the village
church. The youig man had gone to
sei .c In South Africa and some time
ago his father, Samuel Brown, received a telegram announcing' his
son's death on May 38th. Now Kirk-
town people know that the man they
mourned is not dead. His father got a
letter from him on Dominion Day.
This iu itself would not prove tkat be
is alive but the ciiciniistances of his
ease are peculiar. When Brown left
Kirktown he went with his cousin,
nlso W. J. 0. Brown, but called Caleb,
while he was William. Caleb's
home was In Manitoba and as his
father objected to hiin going to wur,
hu came down to Kirktown and went
as William's brother. When the telegram announcing the hitter's death
was received at Kirktown. it was noticed it mentioned Caleb's nrmy list
number, not William's, but little was
thought of this and the memorial service was held. The letter received
on Monday settles the matter, however, because in it William ,1. C,
Hrown tells of the death of W. J.
Caleb Hrown.
Montreal, July 4-Montreal cigar-
makers, who have been striking for
eleven weeks, believe the strike is
about over. Financial Secretary Sharon, pf the International Union, says
the union has a reserve of a million
dollars and will back Montreal strikers
to the end. The manufacturers, however, declare tbey will   not   give   in.
Montreal. July 4.���The city hall has
been placed in the hands of a small
army of decorators which will make
tlie dingy old plnce look beautiful
against the coining of the Duke and
Ilueliess of Cornwall and York in September. Tlie woik will take six weeks
or more to complete,
Ottawa, July 4.���The Eastern Ontario Dental Association last night
discussed the necessity of the establishment of a dental corps in connection with tlie Canadian militia and
decided to call the attention of the
Minister of Militia to the subject.
(limbec, July 4.��� Tho deed of sale of
the historical Plains of Abraham by
the nuns of the Drsulino monastery
to the Dominion Government was
signed this morning by Sir Wil'iid
Laurier, Piline Minister, who goes
back to Artbahascaville tonight.
St. John, N. 11., July 4.���Soldiers
Harvey and Reddin. of the Royal regiment of Frederieton, were drowned
while boating on Monday. Both were
Nova Scotians, and served with tho
first contingent in South Africa.
Montreal, July 4-John W. Dafie
bus been appointed editor of the Winnipeg Free Press, and will lako hold
about Augubt 1st, Mr. A. J, Maguni
fl Nixbon Dailv Mikjs r,  Prioav.  I"lv 5, 1500
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The Victoria Post does not think
it any longer necessary to discuss tlie
desirability or otherwise of introduc
ing party Government in British Co
lumhia. We already have it, it says.
There are two parties in the Province,
the Reactionaries and the Progressives.
The Reactionaries are in power, and
tbe Progressives, who aro in the
majority, want organising. That may
be tbe present situation, au-l it might
serve present purposes if parly lines
were drawn on the basis thus suggest
ed. But for a permanent cure of tlie
political evils now afflicting the Province we shall require to go deeper and
farther than this. The natural and
old established division of parties is
the one we shall have to come to in
time, and tbe belief is growing tiial
it cannot come too soon. Let the
Province have such guarantee aa there
is in the responsibility of a recognised party, rather than in that of any
mere individual or faction, and we
shall have more conservative as well
as more progressive legislation. It
will be these for tho reason that personal Interest will be largely eliminated; in due time, entirely so.
A first step towards this end, however, is no doubt the defeat of the
Reactionaries who are now ir. power.
They are a poor lot. and with any
sort of organisation their defeat eo-iltl
easily be accomplished. The Post
suggests u platform of three separate
policies on which to take issue. One
Is an equitable redistribution of seats
In the Legislature: more regard must
be paid to the principle of respresent-
ation by population. Tin: soiond is a
railway policy that will insure competition. As to this The Post says:
"Unless thb monopoly ol Hie Canadian Pacific Railway is broken,the outlook before Hritish Columbia is perfectly hopeless. No portion of the
country has progressed where this
monopoly exists; none can progress
where It is maintained, Under the
fostering care of the Ruacticuarles
it is being pressed lighter and tighter
upon the Province." The third ie fiscal reform, with special reference to
the methods of taxation. Wc again
quote: "Tlie taxes of liritisli Columbia have been ingeniously designed lo
press severely upon industry ill every
shape and form, ami to allow tho monopolisation of the resources of the
ountiy without tlie intention or ability to utilise tbem to go free, The
���nine owner knows this, the sawmill
owner knows this, ami, most of all,
thu working man lias hail it brought
home to him in hitler earnest. Tlie
Iniquitous system of taxation in Brit
Ish Columbia is strangling Industry
and placing labor under a grievous injustice. Hoes a inan wisli to cut tiui
ber, lie is taxed. Hoes a man wish to
work a mine, lie Is taxed, Hoes he
wish to hold a mine without working
it, he is not taxed,   Does he wish  lo
work with liis hands, Ills wages are
pounced upon, while the well dressed
'and huilly dressed bums escap-. All
through It Is tho same." Everybody
will agree there is room for reform
here. In the matter of taxation the
Province is at least fifty years behind
the times. There Is neither rule nor
reason In the present system; If is a
mass of Incongruities, inconsistencies, and Inequalities, without scientific form nnil with no pretension to
the equities.
pvON'T forget to inspect the HUDSON'S BAY STORES
~AM ONDAY and following duys this week.
TNS1DE our building we will astonish you:
TVTOT wilh our ordinary stock, hut
TNSTEAIi we have on our holiday atlire, and wc invite you all to oomo and see us.
OF variety of roods wo have no end.   Our stock is complete in Iiry Good . Carpels, Hon-e
Furnishing-., Hoots anil Shoos, Oents' Furnishings, Or-curics, Crockery, and Llqums.
NONK of our goods are of the trashy kind, but aro Beiccled from tho best markets of
of tho world: so
-pvON'T leave Nelson without making your purchases at our stores,
A ND thus terminate what wc bono has been a well spent holiday.
"VTOU will never regret it.
TELEPHONE    NO.    13.
Hudson's Bay Company.
recognition of the day has been regarded with the greatest good nature
and indulgence on tne part of Canadians. The incident is a most regrettable one, as it is a reflection on the
intelligence and liberality nf our people, putting us on a level with those
ignorant Americans who think it patriotic to insult the British flag whenever the opportunity offers.
From Spokane comes word that a
purpose' is brewing to practically rebuild the Spokane Falls and Northern
railway. Curves are to be straightened, grades rediicftl, and wooden struc
tures replaced with earth fills or steel
bridges. This. is understood to be
necessary in order to handle the traffic
that will result from the extension
to Republic. While these improvements are in progress the management might consider whether it
would not he desirable to subject the
Nelson & Fort Sheppard to similar
The ministers of Nelson must be
careful how they offend Mr. Houston,
who has taken into his own charge
all the morals of the place. This is
tbe elegant manner in which one of
them was referred to in thai extra-
refined gentleman's paper of yesterday! "Nelson has a sensational
preacher of the Baptist persuasion,
named Morgan. Be is attempting in
frothy sermons to show thut the city
of Nelson is engaged in illegal practices ami winking at vice. An inspec-
ion of tlie police court docket of Helton will show that there is notiiing in
what Morgan is Hinting ever." And
the town stands it. What a self-respecting town it is, to be sure!
Says The Ledge, New Denver:
"The Si! a day scale of wages for plas-
teicrs in Nelson has somewhat dampened building operations. Nelson has
been built up largely upon borrowed
money, and loan companies refuse to
advance funds when houses cost luoro
than the.v think io a safe risk." We
are afiaid the plasterers are not to bo
saddled with all the blame for the
stagnation In the building trade.
There are others, and between them
the conviction has been forced that
building lionses in Nelson is a luxury In which it does not pay to indulge just at piesent. Tlie goose that
was laying the golden eggs may not
be killed, but it has been frightened
out of siglit. In the meantime there
arc busy calculations as to whether It
pays better to work twenty days in
the seaion at six dollars a day, or a
couple of hundred at four dollars,
Theie is no excuse whatever for
that flag Incident at Victoria yesterday, and if that city hus the proper
spirit its public sentiment will condemn it without stint. What u fool
Yankee may do af Skagway or any
other place is no justification for Ihe
Insult offered to the Anieiiean Hag in
Victoria. It was the Fourth of July,
and for many years all over Canada
the raising   of   the American   Hug in
wn.i, iik DELIVERED Ti)
Subscribers in Kaslo
Every morning Immediately
on arrival of steamer, nt the
rata of   .   .   .   	
75 Cents per Month
Subscriptions to be left
with the agent,
D.  J.  YOUNG.
Miss Helen Hall
M. Sheldon Pearce
Grand Concert
July 9th
As wc need the space for
other g-ooJs, we have decided
to sell out our line of
Granite Iron fare, Etc.,
Call and Get Prices.
Bakkk Street.
Phone 261.
1!_. 'J7. i.holllo. a dor.011, or a barrel of
CALGARY BEER as It Is tho best and
MIMDMt on tho rnnrkot. Also Iry our
WINES,    LIQUORS     and    CIGARS.
ToKiohno    OS. Rakei-m,   Malum p. o
Oeneral   laborers,    gardeners,   roclr
men. etc., will   be   furnished   free of
barge to all   persons requiring   help
of this it ind by applying to tin- .Secretary.   Nelson Laborers' Protective Union,  llox '.'.'I?,  Nelson,  II, 0.
& CO.
Cigars __
i Phone 117
Dominion and
Land Surveyor.
Best Assortment
Come Early and Get
Canada Drug and
Book Co., Ltd.
Atlantic S.S. Sailings
From Montreal
Allan Line Parisian July ii
Allan Line Australasian luly in
Allan Lino Corinthian July 211
Beaver Line Wassun July fl
Beaver Line Lake Cluunpliuii  .July VI
Beavor Line Lake Meguntic     ... July 1!)
From Portland, Me.
Dominion Line Dominion July 0
Dominion Lino Ciuiibruman luly 13
From Boston
Dominion Line Common wealth  July 3
Dominion Line Now England  July 1"
Cunard Line Ivcrnia.. July i
Cunard Lino Saxonia     . July 20
From Now York
White Star Lino Germanic July 8
White Star Lino Cymric Julyil)
White Star Line M ijustic July 17
Cunard Line Ktruria July (t
Cunard Lino Servia Julyil
Cunard Lino  Campania.  July IS
American Line St. Paul Julyil)
American Lino St. Louis July 17
Anchor Line Astorin July 6
Anchor Lino Anchoria   July 13
French Line Ln Cbanipsgno July 1
French Lino La GHHCOgno Julyil
N.G.L KaleerinMariarhercaia July9
Hambur..-Amc-icnii Doutsohland July 11
For further particulars apply to
City Passenger Agont, Nelson, B. C,
General S.S. Airo-it, C.l'.K. OtH.os. Winning.
West Trans ferCo.
Coal and  Wood.
Agents Imperial Oil Oo. Ltd.
Blairmore Coal,    -    $Q.75
Crow's   Nest   Coal,   $6.15
Anthracite,    -    -    $10.75
No order can lie accepted .unless
accompanied? liy cash.
Office on   Baker Street. Tel, 147
Reynolds' Livery   Stable
Will Be Sold Cheap
Three years lease on  ground
property   at $10.00
per month.
Apply to
I  "_;
Baker Street.
Delivered to any point
on Kootenay Lake.
I have a complete stock on hand al
Rough and Dressed
Mouldings, Sash Doors.
Inside Finish. ���
Coast Flooring, and
Finished Lumber.
-ss' .i> i*> U> ^> i*> %fc i*>V./i*> Vd> .!> ii>^ .^> ..>... .^> i^>i^> tw %��. ifc \*> ifc i.; *fe.
1D. McArthur 8 Co."
3 J. 0. NELSON, Manager.
|       Furniture Dealers,
1       Undertakers and Embalmers.      I'
From $10.00 up ��
From $2.50 up g��
From $13.50 up ft
_5 Reception, Easy and Large Rockers &
^2 Recei 'ion Chiirs, Couches, Lounges, Divans. g_
���0* ^
���g> 0T.
PAT. SEPT.. 1900.
West Kootenay Butcher Co.
Fresh   and   Salted   Heats
Fisn and Poultry in Season
E.   C.   TRAVES.   Manager.
W.-W.-C. Block. Ward Street, Nflson.
Orders by m^il receive careful and prompt attention
Ladies' and Gents' Merchant Tailors and Dyers,
Suits Made to Order. Cleaned, Dyed, Altered and Eeuaired.
Josephine Ht., Opposite Clarke Ilolel.
Mall Orders Solicited. p. q. n0JC 634
Wholesale aod Retail Meat Merchants
Branch Markets in Rossland, Trail, Nelson, Kaslo
Sandon, Three Forks, New Denver and Slocan City.
Orders by mall to ��. v branch will have careful a*, oromot attention.
Mill at PILOT BAY. Ynrds, NKLSON
Windermere Mine*.  CorrospoiuienooSolloIli!,!
Is   lame    or    intei feres
bring  him   lo  the   City
Horseshoeing Shop, Jo
sephine Street
Our slock is now complete in the above lines.    Call and be
convinced that the most complete stock
is carried   by the
I"or 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.
Home Olllco Minneapolis, Minn.
Victoria, II. C., May ~>tli, 1001
iwr. .Jno. T, Pierre, Nelson:
Dear Friend John,���Your fnvor from
Kaslo iiuly  received   with  8,1.00 enclosed    uml  herewith    please    find
receipt     fur  _i_c,  also    herewith
please flml four contruels for Mum and
one for Muloue. Business, I am pleased to say, is  just booming  here   urn]
I te I you   they are   talking   Tontine I
Rood now.   This Is  the list of  nav-
ments I have Made this week 1
.' _Pr,omble' "8l���� Dr, Lewis Uall...vo
A.McUggan,, 480 Harry Maynard 380
Join -Mantis.  100 A.   Bancroft... 000 I
Jos. P/Stewart 180 D, T. Scott,... 100'
���oh. Mayer.... 10(l n, _.|ebenbaiii_ 100
". 3. Use.... 100 n. Shakespeare 880
81980 j',-"^
88,880 Is pretty nice I tell vou and
always looking foi more. So just tell
.your friends to get aboard. 1 have
now myself 8o and hope to get It to
80 before long.   With besl  wishes  to
yon,  1 remain yours very truly
,,,     ,   .,       General Agent II,.,
i'or runner Information   nnnlv   i���
(Invents, Designs, Copyrights and
Trade Murks obtained in Canada
nnd nil foreign ooiintrics.
Koom 8, Bank of BritiBh North
Ainei-icu, Hastings Htr������\ Vun-
About that second hand article of
yours. Vou'll sell it if you'll advertise it in The Miner want column. '*.
Ablson Daily Mimbi, F.rj\v, July 5, 1901
Imperial Development   Syndicate Gets
Quarter of a Million For Properties.
One of the malt satisfactory and im-
poilant events occuring on America's
great celebration day was the ratification of a quarter of a mMlion dollar mining deal in this city, whereby
a property of tlie Imperial Development Syndicate practically passes into the hands of the London .t B. 0,
(loldlielils company. A special raeet-
niB of the company was held in the
Hoard of Trade rooms yesterday afternoon with the vice-president, Dr.
Arthur, in the chair. Tlie object
of the mooting was to raitfy an otter
made by the London it B. C. Gold-
liclds Co., Ltd., for the purchase of
the property. The property is situated on Lexington mountain in the
Lardeau district ani includes the Eva
and Imperial groups containing in all
ten claims and fractions.
The offer made for the purchase of
the property is a double barelled one
and consists ot a straight cash payment of (360,000 or a cash payment of
8150,000 and a quarter interest in the
capitalized stock. A resolution was
unanimouiy adopted by the shaie-
holders, who were largely represented, accepting the former otter. Dr.E.
C. Arthur and W. VV. Beer were appointed the representatives of the
company to execute the contract aud
to witness all documents for the company, required in the transaction.
The property disposed of is a large
free milling proposition. The Ottawa
Mining Journal referring to the prop
eity says: "Until tnis syndicate began operations in this district it was
not known that gold to any extent existed there."
A thousand feet of development
work has been done on the property
already and no doubt, under the new
management, will soon be added to
the list of shippers and dividend
The Eva gtorjp is the most important property in the Fish creek camp
aud consists of the Eva, Iron Dollar
and Last Chance,nnd is situated within two miles of Camborne. It was
first discovered in July 1800. There
are three tunnels, No. 1 being 1,180
feet in length, with a crosscut 2(1 feet
on the vein, with an average value of
?18 per ton No. 2 tunnel is ar, feet
in length and cuts the vein, the average value being $100 per ton. No. 3
tunnel is 59 (ect in length and exposes v.ry good ore. Sqme of the
quartz in No. -' has given assays as
high as S3,000 per ton. In the Imperial gioup, consisting of the Imperial,
Balfour aud Kossland claims, the
quaitz is also, auriferous and the
vein is said to be about 100 feet wide.
Among those inteicstcd in putting
through the above deal are the following Nelson gentlemen, Geo. Kydd, Dr.
E, C. Arthur, VV. VV. Beer, F. Burnett, E, A. Crease, A, II. Grncey and
Sta-elead; que,, secretary of the company, are in town and stopping at
the Phalr. This company are operating valuable copper properties on Lost
creek, near Salmo.
A. D. VVe.tlcy. Minneapolis; \V. B.
Drunimoml, Ainsworth; Miss Pierce,
England; A. Forrester, Rolisan : Jno,
Bull, Slocan; B. Marshall, Slocan,
are guests at the Queens hotel.
C, A Peackett and wife, Spokane;
T. J.Vaughan RIi��s, Vancouver; C.VV.
E. Melville, England; L. K. Forbes,
KiinbcrJey; P. Burns, Calgary, and
R. F. To'lmie, are registered at the
Pliair hotel.
Harold Davidson, son of J. N. Dav-
idson, of the Wqverley hotel, arrived
in the city lust evening fiom Salem,
Oregon, where he has been attending
college. He is now having his summer vacation.
The ladies who deserve so much
credit for the great success of the children's Hoat in the Trades' Procession
are Mrs. Lallan,Mrs. Davys,Mrs. Gee
pel, Mrs. Bellamy, Mrs. Gilke-, Mrs.
Sturgeon and Mrs, Connon.
A quiet wedding took place at the
Congregational parlors last.evening in
the presence of small number, of
friends, when Thomas Luscomb, caretaker of the church, was united in
marriage to Maria Clement cf Belle
ville. The knot was tied by the Rev.
Wm. Munroe, the pastor of the
church. The newlv married couple
will reside in Nelson. Mr. Lusco/nb
is an old Crimean veteran, and this is
not the first time he has passed
through the seiges of either love or
war, in which all Uiings are snid to
be fair, and is receiving the congratulations of his military friends.
"When a child I burned my foot
frightfully," writes VV. II. Eads, of
Jonesville, Va., "which caused hoiri-
t le leg sores for 30 years, but Iluek-
len's Arnica Salve wholly cured me
after everything else failed." Infallible for Burns, Scalds, Cuts, Sores,
Bruises and Piles. Sold by Canada
Drug A Book Co.    25c.
German Syrup is 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 eaBe, which its
vapidly increasing sale every season
confirms, Two million bottles sold
annually. Boschrec'B German Syrup
was introduced in the United States in
1808, and is now sold ill every town
nnd village in the civilized world.
Three doses will relieve any ordinary
cough. Price 75 cts. For sale by VV,
F. Teetzel & Co. Get Green's Prize
Reccut Discoveries North of the Town
Causing Lively Times.
Air. J. D. Anderson, P. L. S., of
Trail, was in town yesterday, having
come over to Nolson from Craigtown,
on the upper fork of the Salmon river,
where he has been surveying twelve
claim.-, on Craig mountain. The prop-
erties arc situated six miles north of
Erie, and are valuable ones, a remarkable Hnd of high grade copper ore
having been made there.
Mr. Anderson states that Eric 's
veiy lively at present, and is building
up rapidly, with good sales of real
estate, lie snid thnt the prospects uro
remarkably good i'or Erie becoming a
good town.
The mining records for yesterday
were as follows; Certiilcates of work
���Silver Clock, tc Theodore Berend-
sen; Delaware, to Win. Barbour;
Mnstndon, to E. Bigelow et al. There
wns only one location, which wns
the ileff Davis on Bird creek, II miles
from Nelson, and adjoining the Ath-
lowo,  located hy Jell Davis.
Straight Cat
15 cts. per package
Cigarette1 Smokers who aro
willing to pay a. little more
than the price charged for thc
ordinary trade cigarettes,, will
find this brand SUPERIOR TO
all Others.   \f   \if   mf   \*f
Allen & Ginter
P. Harrow, of Slocan, Is a guest at
the Treinunt hotel.
Chas. Galver, of Sandon, is a guest
at the Wuverley hotel.
W. Edwards, Skagway, is registered at the Clarke liouse.
Miles Carroll, ol Rose berry, is a
guest at the Madden House.
Mr. John Elliot leaves this morning
for the Coast cities, and will be absent about ton days.
Alex, Grlemmett, Ymir nnd G. A.
Hannington, Slocan, aro registered at
tha Grand Central hotel.
H.A. Sehaez. and wife, John Stevens,
Rossland; F. VV. Fiaser, Kelowna,
and J. G. Lovciing, Sandon, are
guests nt thc Royal hotel.
.T. D. Anderson, Trail; ,1. A. Milch-
ell, Rossland; II. E. Uillis, Vancouver; Ciampton Dullois, Slooan, are
registered at the Hume.
E.    Bigelow,    Lyndville,    Vermont,
president  of  tlio. International Mining   Company,   aud   C.   F.   Witcher,
Porto Rico Lumber
Co., Limited.
Rough and
Dressed  Lumber,
Shingles, Mouldings.
A-l White Pine Lumber Always in
Wo carry a complete *tock of Coa��t Flooring
Coiling. Iimiriu Kini-Th, Turned Work, Sarih anil
Doors* Hiwulal ordor work will rocolvo prompt
utLouLioir   Mull orderh Hollcltod.
OABS.-MiiALS a la 0AETE.
Close connection East and West-
hound at Spokane with trains of the
Spokane Falls and Northern Railway,
aud at Bonner's Ferry witn Kootenay
Railway k Navigation t'o.
Direct connection at St. Paul without change of depot with all trains for
Chicago, Toronto. M mil real, New York
and all points West and Houth.
Leaves Spokane daily for East at 9:15 a.m
Leaves Spokane daily lor Vest at 7:15 a.m
Leaves Spokane daily lor West at 8fl0 p.m.
West-bound trains make direct connection for Victoria and Vancouver,
Portland, San Francisco, and all points
on the Sound,
During the season of navigation East
hound trains connect at Duluth with
the magnificent steamships North West
and North-Land of theNorthern Steamship Coinpany Line, operated in connection with the Great Northern Railway.
For further information, maps, folders, etc., apply to any agent of Spokane
Falls & Northern Ry., Kaslo & Slocan
Ry., Kootei ui Railway & Navigation
Oo., or to
H. A. JACKSON. Com'l Agent.
Spokane: Wash.
G. K. TAOKAEURY, Local Agent,
Nelson. R (1
Porto Rico Lumber Co.,
HoadO     c��� .'.���"''���vt and Vo.r-w "l��   Nolson
Try YILDIZ *".
Spokane Falls &
Northern R'v.
Nelson  A  Fort
Sheppard RY
Red Mountain R'v.
Cincinnati, 0., and Return
July ist, 2d and 3d.
Detroit, Mich,, and Return
July 2d and __i��
San Francisco and Return
July 13th, 14th and 15th.
Buffalo and Return
July 2d, 16th, and every first
and third Tuesday, August,
September and October.
Buffet service  on trains between
Spokane and Northport.
Leave           DAY TRAIN Arrlvi
U :(K) a.m Spokane 7 :85 p.iu
12 :50 p. m Rossland 4 :l(l p. i~
0:16 a. m Nelson 7:15 p.uu.
H. A. JACKSON, G. P. & HA.
. Spokane  Wasi
Agent, Nelson, B.O,
St. LoUis
To he had wholesale at Nelson.
R.   P.    Hi-he*    &
Co.j Ltd.
A. B. GRAY ,,llkcr Sl" Nclso��'
Kootenay Aircnt.
(3o~l Tips) 20 Cents per Box.
Tlie annual general meeting of The
Cascade Water Power Light Company,
Limited, n-ill lie lield at. tlio oflice of
the company, linker street. Nelson.
H. C., on Wednesday, tlie 17tli day of
July inst., at 2 o'clock in tlio afternoon.
FARES���Cash, 10 cents.
Tickets, 10 for 50 cents.
SERVICE���Every 20 minutes, leaving
park and up-town   terminus at
a in. to lo. 4u p. ui. Early car leaves
H. B. Stores 0:45 a. m.
TRAINS���Cars meet 10.35 a.m. and
0.45 pin., and outgoing only on
SPECIAL���The public are requested
to stop ears only on the fur side of
cross Streets; not to ride on, enter
or leave by front platform; also to
���notion by hand if they intend to
hoard the ear, and to notify conductor a short distance before they
wish to leave.
OOMPLAINTS-VVill receive prompt
attention at the Company's office,
Vernon Streel, City.
A large number of good residential
building sites adjacent to the lines of
their tramway, chiefly in the southern portion of the city to be sold on
easy terms.
Apply Tramway Ofiice, Vernon
Managing Secretary.
H. & M. BIRD
$800     Four roomed house on Victoria
street, close to Cedai street.
J285     Two    lots   on    Robson   street,
close to Hendryx.
8000     House    and     lot   on    Victoria
street; house 22x14.
$2,300 New   0 roomed   house   on Victoria street, close to city offices:
cash $1,000, terms for balance.
$15 Five-roomed cottage on Ward st.
$30 Furnished liouse on Victoria street
$2H Furnished   liouse    on    Carbonato
$20 House   on    Mill   street,   all   improvements.
$2ll House on Robson street,   close   to
Stanley; all improv.inents.
Mr. Machin, general agent Bennett
Fuse Co., headquarters at Victoria,
II. C., begs to say that in consequence
of attempts to impose spurious and
cheap imitations of their white coun
tercd, patent safety Fuse, Crown
Brand, he feels it necessary to ask
consumers to be sure that they gel
the genuine Bennett's Fuse. The sole
agents in Nelson is the Lawrence
Hardware Co.
A. R. BARROW, *. x J. on
i Provincial  Land Surveyor
Oorner Victoiia and Kootenay Sts.
P.O   Box It T��i~nhone No.
NELSON LODGE No. 23, A. F. & A
M, meets second Wednesday in each
month.   Visiting brothern welcome.
-)|l|_tow I. O. O. F. Kootenay Lodge
S 9p No. 16, moots ovory Monday night,
^^HH^ at. their .all, Kootenuy HtrooL
Sojourning Odd FoIIowb cordially invitod,
John A. McRae, N.G. 1). W. Rutherford, V.G.
Krod J. Squire, Per. Soc.
Nelson Itoyal Arch Chapter No. I'i3, (J. It. C.
Meet* third Wednesday. ~ojourn!ug companions Invited. George Johnstone, Z. K. W.
Matthews, S. E.
N KLHON L. O. L, No. ni'.M moots in Fraternity Hall on first and third Friday ovonlngs
of each month at t) o'clock. Visiting inombcrH
cordially Invitod. W. W. Bradley, W. K..:
A. Mlnty, K. S.       	
~ NKLSON I.011GK ~o.'_>, K. of P,
_wnoeln ln K. of 1'. hull, oddfellows block
JCloverv Tuesday ovonlng at. 8 o'clock
7AII visiting kniglits cordially lnvltod
II. M. ViNCKN-r.O.C.
A. T. I'.mik, K. of It. and P.
NoIhou Encampment. No, 7. Meets every 2nd
and 4th Friday of each month, in Odd Follows
Hall, coiner linker Hnd KooUniay streets.
Nolson. A. II. Clements, O, 1\; 1). MeArthu*
K. 8.   Visiting brothers alwayH welenw.
NKLSON AEH1E No. 22, F. P. K��� moots
every second and fourth Wednesdays of each
m onl.b. Visiting members cordially lnvll.
Charles Prosser, Soarolary.
Will pay the highest cash price for all
kinds ol second hand goods. Will bny
or sell anything from an anchor to a
needle. Furniture, stoves, oarperta,
-ooking utensils, bought, in household
quantities. Also oast off clothing.
Call and see me or write. Address
Silver King Hike, Box 30.. Hall
S^eet, Nolion, B  V.
Kootonay Tent No. 7. K, O. T. M��� hold Iheir
regular meetings In Fraternity Hall, I. O. O. F.
lilock, on tho lit and 3rd Thursdays of oaoh
n.onth. Visiting brethren cordially Invited lo
attend. (I. A. Hi-own, H. K.; A. P. Purdy, Coin.
11. J.Steel, I). 8. 0.
COURT KOOTKNAY, I. O. F., No. 81%.
Meeting!! 4th Thursday cf month. Frutenml
hall. J A Irving P It.   I'. ���{. Fleming. K.H
Nolson Court Star ol Knolcnuy, A, O. F,
Meets 2nd and llli Wednesdays In every
mouth.  Visiting brethren welcome,   u . Jin,
Mlllan. 0,H,    Hubert   McLeod, Hcc.
NELSON'S   Ol.'EKN    NO.   211
sons  of   ENGLAND,   meets
1st and 3rd Wednesday ovcnlngsof
each month nt Fiaternliy hall,
oornor of Haker and Kootenai
Htret-u, Visiting brothern cordially lnvltod,
.Ion!*     A'i-son, Soeroljirv.
"V.'"''*'.I?'     " ''
Advertisements Inserted under tnis hood al
tho rate of ono cent a word per insertion. No
advertisement taken for loss than 25 cents.
Situation Warned advertisement* inserted
three times free of chance.
SI,sun   buys well   established grocery
business In good   locution.    Address
"M", Miner oflice.
LUST. ���At   Con   elub   trap...    In-own
Mackintosh      coat.     Finder    will
kindly return to E.   Criddle.
FOR   SALK. -tlood   secondhand     hi-
cycle, Slo, or will trade for good guitar.    " Pike'' Miner offljo.
KOOM TO RENT In IC. W. 0. Block,
on July 1st, corner room facing
Haker anil Word street. Two rooms
cn suite on Ward St., and two inside
rooms. Furnished or unfurnished.
Mrs. F. .1. S(|iiire.
TO RUN 1', ���Rooms and oflice  in   Clement,   Hillyer block.    Apply to   the
Nelson Electric Tramway offices.
ROOM and board in    private .family.
Apply on Silica  street, second   door
west of Ward.
ROOM for   rent  at    Mrs.   Mclleaths,
Silica street-
FOR SALE.���Tug Hoat "Red Star.''
and Barge���At reasonable figures to
cash purchaser or time with good
security. Apply to Ontario Powder
Works,  Nelson,' II.  C.
BOUSE to   Rent.���Furnished   or unfurnished, apply T,  Miner ollice.
WANTED��� At once, respectable young
man    or youth.    Apply to the steward,Nelson Club.
WANTED. ��� Thoroughly competent
bookkeeper for a mine in Hritish
Columbia. Must understand keeping
and tabulation of mine and mill costs
and stores accounts. Apply giving
past experience and references, to
poStoflloe drawer No. 505, Nelson,
II. 0.
WANTED.���Trustworthy men and
women to travel and advertise for
old established house of solid financial
standing. Salary 8?so a yoar and expenses, ull payable in cash. No canvassing required. (Jive reference uud
enclose self-addressed stamped envelope. Address Manager, 30.r> Caxton
llldg. .Chicago.
NELSON Employment Agency.  Haker
street.    Phone :17H.    J, II. Love.
WANTED���Teamsters.        Waitresses
tiirls for housework.    Nurse (lirl.
Situations wanted by Cooks, Laborers. Blacksmith, Carpenters, ele.
100 MEN Wanted for R.R. construction. Fare and employment fee advanced. To leave on Thursday. 4 p.
m. Western Canadian Employment
Office, Ward st.
LOST.--Horse shoe pin,   gold,
to I, M.i  Miner ollice.
ALL KINDS    of    goods bought    sold
or  exchanged   at    Prosscr's   Second
Hand Store,   Ward street,   Phone   270,
IT WILL PAY you to read  our ad. in
another column. Our blend of tea ut
Thirty cents   per pound ~ ill suit you.
Kootenay Codec Co.
JAPAN TEAS���"Spider Leg," "Pan-
fired,' "Sun Cured,"���have 11 place in
our stock. The new "Ceylon Green"
is fine flavored and economical. Kootenay Coil'ee Co.
IBM'. Milling l.olil I'mpirlles >Ve nre
anxious lo secure n I. m I'm- milling sold
liropcrllcs nl oner. The Fi-OHpeelor's _v-
change, Nelson, 11. tl, Room I, K.-VM).
WE HAVE   in stock choice teas from
India, Ceylon, China, and Japan.   Wc
blfrnd them to your taste.    All   prices
and qualities,    Kootenay  Coil'ee Co,
l.oill Ml 1111 lOPI-KIt IK AII   ��llnc��   hii.I
pi-ospeels mauled.   Mrml report nuil sum
pies In III. Prospector's  l.vchun.c. Nelson,
II.C.   Km, ni 1 K.-W.-C. Ii'oek.
8. Saviouus |Enui.isii| Oilmen -Cornor
Ward nnil .silica Sts. Sundays: Holy Com-
illusion 8 a. in.: and on thu 1st. and 3rd Sundays
ln the month after Multins; Mullin- at 11 a.m,;
Sunday School 2,30 p.m : Evensong 7,31), Ilally;
Mattins at U.30 u. in. ThursduyH and Saint'!.
Days: Holy Communion ill a. in. Fridays:
Evensong 7.30 11. 111.. followed by choir pruc
llee. If. S. Akohurst, Koelor, Fred Irvine
Geo. Johnstone, Wantons.
Catholic Ciiuuch -Cornor!Ward and Mill
street Mass ovory Sunday at 8 and 10.00 a.m
Benediction at 7.30 p.m.   Mass overy week day
at. 7.1.1 a.m.   Rev.   Father  Forlund Hector
Phkshytkhian Ciiuhcii���Services at 11 a.m
and 7.80 p.m. Sunday School al 2.30 p.m.
Prayor meeting Thursday evening at 8 ji.m.;
Christian Endeavor Society moots ovory Toe-
day evoning all U o'olook. Rev. R. Frew,
Mktiiodist Ciiukoii���Cornor Silica am)
Josephine streets.   Services al 11 a.m. and 7,31
fi, in. ; Sabbath School, 2,:m p.m.; Prayor moot
ng on Thursday evening nt H o'clock- Kpworth
iHiagiteC, K��� Tussday atSa.m. Kev. J. 11.
Whlto, Pastor, Residence, Josephine Stroet
roar of church.
Salvation Akmt���Scrvlo s ovory ovening
at 8 o'oloch ln barracks on V otorl slrout
Adludant. Kdg*flomhfl In elu.r.o.
Haptist Chuhch ��� Services morning and
evening ut 11 a.lo.i ml 7.311 p.m.; Prayer moot,
ing Thursday evening at 8 p.m. thu B. Y
P.U. Tuesday ovening at 8 o'oloek. Slrangers
ordlally wolnomo'l tUV. John Ull.It Morgan,
II. V., Pastor.
Notice is hereby given Hint I have
made application lo thu Chief Commissioner of Land' and Works nl Victoria, II. C,, for a special llconsc to
cut and carry away timber on and
from the following described Crown
Lands In the Coat River section of
West Kootenuy district.  II. C. :
Commencing at a post, plnoed on tlie
South bank of Meadow Click und
marked "South East Corner," snid
Meadow Creek being a tributary ol
(ioal River nod above point Is slluiil
ed about four miles cast of thu station   known   lis    Kilelienei     on     tlio
Ciow's Nest bran oh of tin- 11. c.
s.   Railway.   Commencing   at    snid
southeast eorner and running WOBl
Hill chains, North HI chums, East    Hill
chains ami south to chains to place
of beginning, containing about oio
Duled nl Moyie, \S.f . June Hi,  lliol.
Are you in   want?    If   you are, tell
the people, through   The   Miner want
column,  what   you arc   in    wa����   of
Vou'll  act ii
From date until October 1 the dental
offices of Nelson will be closed at 1
o'clock, p. n-., ou all Saturdays, remaining closed during tlio balance of
tlie dav.
W. J. QI'INLAN,    I). I), s
!���'. E.   MORRISON,   D. D. s
T   II. BTODDABT,  I). D. s.
lines Examined and Ueported On.
Mining Engineer,
oom 1. K.-W. 0.  Illock,
Nklson, li. C.
'"lMlUltl'K Sc CO. LimitoU-Cui-uor Vurnon
X tiiid Cudar dtruel~H, NuIhoii���Alanufaclur
ui"d of and wholesale'ieulurH iu uerauwl walcr*
and truiL ByrUpB. Bolo iiKCUl- for Halcyon Ho
ripniiKw miucrat wuLer.   Telephone tjU.
_1/| N. Al. CuumihiH, Lchtiee���Kvery known
variety of ..oft driukn. 1* O Hox 88. Tolophoue
No. ai. Hoover SLieoi, Nolwon. Holtleru of tht.
Unions St. Loon Hot Sprin��H Mineral Wator
C^ANK Sc A1ACDONAL1) (H. Uauo, Jamo
J A. MacdonaldJ���Architect!, und HUporiu
teudentti. Broken Hill lilock, corner liakur and
Ward StrootH, .Nelson
HJ. EVANS & CO.-Baker Street,, Nel
��� no�����WholLnale dealerw in Iiquora, ci-
guru, cement, lire brick und lire clay, wuter
pipe uud . t tn;l rail*, and _iu_icral coiuinitwdoii
1>1.ACKA1AN-K1_K AULLlNU CO., l_Tb.-
1 > Wholesalo aud retail duulera In gruin,
liny, Hour, feed. Mills ut Victoriu, New Woat-
minsler; Edmonton, Alta. ElovatorH on Cal
f.;ary and Kdmouton Hallway. Manufucturerr
of tho celebrated B. Sc K. brund cercaltt.
AMACHONALH & Co.-Cornor Kron
��� and Hull Streets��� Wholesale grocer
uml jobbers in bluukets, gloveu, mill.., boots
rubbers, innekinaws and miners' sundries.
1_> BURNS Sc Co.-Bukor Street, Nelson���
X ��� Wliolesulo denlei-H in fresh and cured
month.   Cold Storage.	
Baker Street, Nelson���Wliolesulo doa ���
ers in fresh und cured incuU-t.
Htrect, Nelson ��� Wholesale denials in
hardware, miners' supplies, (.uniting goods
M'LACHLAN BROS. (Successors to Van
couver Hardware Co, Ltd*) Baker Streot,
Nelsou��� V\ holesale dealers in hardware und
mining supplies, plumbers' and tinsmiths' sup
_1_1 paints, oils and glass; mechanics' tools.
Agents foi Ontario Powder Works; lfnamite
f\ l URNKH, BKKTON & Co.-Cornor Vornon
X and Josephine Streets, Nelsou���Whiio
sale dealers In liquors, cigars, and drygoods.
Agents for Pabst Ilrewing Co. of Milwaukee
uud Calgary Brewing Co uf Calgary.
UDSON'H BAY Co.-Wholesalo grocorlot
and liquors etc., Buker Streot, Nelson.
Ofllcc corner Hall and Kront titrcits,
Nolson���Lumber, cuflfnic, flooring, and every-
i Jii i'K in wood for bulldiiiK utirpoHCK. Gel our
prices.  (lorrosponaonoo xolieltud.
rp   GALLON tr. CO.-Doalora In ore hiic.h
JL ���   und i wm<   .   Always fl litrer stork oo
liionl. ToloplionoSM, Koom II. K. W. ('. Hlo.-k
Take notice tlmi I Intend to npply
.'in ilnyN after date to tlio Chief Com-
ininsioncr ol Lands nnd Wol'lls ut Vir-
toriu, Ii.C, to [itiroliase flic following
(IcHcrllicil viiciint Crown LuiidH in the
District of Wet. Kootcniiv,   II. 0, :
Coniiiicncin^ ut u poBl planted on
tlie wcHt line of Lot .iii-:, group i. Weat
Kootenay District and aeout '-"" fi.
from North West Corner of tin- suid
lot, nnil which poflt is linn-lied ".liuues
Ci-ouln's North-West Corner,'' thence
west   HI)   chimin,    theiu-e     south       Mil
chiiins, thence cnsi bo chains, thence
north ho chin ns to plnce of beginning,
containing MO nerca wore or less.
Putcd, tbe n'dh dny of .lune, mok
Our Fresh Roasted Coffee Best of
Quality, ua follows :
Java und Arabian Mooha, per pound I .'
JuTu and M'H'ii'i I'.i' i.ii. :i _ounds  1 HO
.Ino Santos, t pounds,  I 00
Santos lllenil. o poundH  1 (Ml
Our  .- i...... 1111 ������.., I. II pounds  1 UO
linr   Hie Itoilsl, II pounds  1 UU
A Tltlll. III!Ill H *OII! IIKD.
Sai.khiiiiiimh :
P-ELSON. - B. C~~
J. 0. GWILLIM, B-,  Sc,
I.:il_ nl Geological   Survey of Canada.     Six years experience in B. C
mining districts.
Baker Street Nelson, B. C.
I. O. OKKKN        F. 8. OLKMENT'J
Civil Engineers and Provincial Load
P   O.  Rio l<! V��l��nn   B.U
By the week from $5 to PG.
By the day 81.00.
J. V. O'Li-tJGHLIN, Prop. =��
Nftfojl   Daily Miner, F. imv,  Ji'.v 3,   i.Q>
The Helmet    -Vj cla6�� of flc'
_ J, tion   appeals  to
of Navarre the ����" inform-
eil mind as docs
tbe historical novel. The deeds of
men wbo lived in past ages hold an
all-absorbing intercut for the people
of today. Miss licrtha Runkle, although a comparatively new writer.
baH, in The Helmet of Navarre, presented a fascinating romance which
will tak. place among the foremost
historical novels of the day. The
Siege of Paris manes a strong, vivid
background for a charming romance,
interwoven with tales of adventure
anddaiing. The story is Well told.
the plot carefully thought out and
cleverly carried to its climax. Other
new books arc:
Tbe Crisis. Winston Churchill. 75
Pro Patria Max l'cinberton. 7:
Mistieans Nell.  Hazeltoo, ia   rents.
Her Mountain Lnver, Hamlin liar
land, 7.1 cents.
The Observations of Henry. Jerome
K. Jerome. 70 cents.
Pianos to Kent.
The semi-finals in the quoit tournament, which were not completed last
evening will be played off this evening at the grounds.
The C. P. R. announce a cut rate ot
J10.45   return     to   tbe   Calgary   fai
which   takes   place   next   week.    The
ordinary single fare is 810.00.
Madame Camilla Urso, the world
renowned violin virtuoso, will give a
performance on the violin in thc
opera liouse on Tuesday evening next
July .th.
The Muffer vs. Tiger lacrosse teams
desire thiough thc columns of The
Miner, to express their thanks to the
It. M. R. band for their very efficient
Services on the occasion of their great
Held day.
C. Dell Smith, late of Nelson, and
"Slim'' Cosgrove have bought out the
Ymir Miner. The paper after under
going a spring cleaning and ic-chris.
tcning, will appear on Saturday next
as the Ymir Mirror.
At Grand Forks yesterday the Medicine Hat lacrosse team defeated the
home team hy three goals to two, after a fast game. The victors play a
return game here tomorrow and a
splendid exhibition of Canada's national game may be looked for.
Tim amateur lacrosse teams that
played such a wonderful game last
Saturday v.ill try conclusions at baseball a week from tomorrow aud
promise to give tbe Trail, Sandon,
and Nelson teams a gieat many
pointers on the great American game.
The following books have been add
ed to thc public library: The hky
Pilot, by Ralph Connor j Tlie Crisis,
by Churchill; Her Mountain Lover,
hy Hamlin llarland ; Dncle Jerry, by
Cbarlua Clark Munn; The Helmet of
Navarre, by Bertha Runkle; Mistress
Nell, by G. C. Ha/.elton.
An Indian medicine man. 'Hoe-in
tho-Hun," of, the Mohawk tribe, is in
the city aud holding street earner
meetings where he attracts large
c.owds by his eloqiincc. He is a
nephew of the celebrated Dr. Oron-
hateka of the I. (1. I', and ia an educated ami forcible speaker.
Sheriff Tnclt will offer for public
auction at tiis ollice on Saturday next
at 11 o'clock, on a judgment of the
Harvey Van Norman and llalfour companies, for the sum of gl,387,(10, on
the Hampton group property consisting of the Hampton, Ethel K.. Plunger. Camp I'lrc. and Silver How, neur
Slocan City,
Chief Lillie. ���f the Nelson Ure department, has In his possession a couple of rara avis al the fire ball which
is the most receni addition to his
menagerie. They me a pair of untamed bald-headed American eagles.
They are rain specimens of ornithology ami ure much prized by their possessors. They were captured nt oim
of the ranches along the lake by some
boys nnd purchased from tliem he
tlie chief.
On Sunday next there will be communion service at Uu, I'leshyterian
church, Thu new individual communion cups, which arrived a day or two
ago, will In, used on that occasion for
the first time. A hundred and twenty-
flve cups hare been procured and are
neat, handy little glasses with n capacity of about a thimbleful. They
will be handed around on ni.ely gol-
ten up 11ays.
Hin Joe, who on Saturday last laid
a complaint against young lloivell
failed to appear at the police court
yesterday morning to defend his
charge. The court disposed of nil the
business   on    Ihe   docket,    and    after
wailing   s e   lime   to   give   Mm   i,
chance In put in an appearance, and
as bu failed lo do while thc court wart
Hitting, the  magistrate    cbarged   up
the costs uf thu court to the plaintiff, which were paid.
A     large   number   of men   left   the
city yesterday for the   Lardo   distiict
to work on   the   railway construction
now proceeding in that district. With
the opening up cf   the work   on these
railway contracts the   large   army   ol
unemployed   who   have   been waiting,
for something to   turn up will be ma-j
terially depleted, and   it   is   probably!
safe   to   say that at the   pr.ent   time
there are   no idle men in the city.
Charles Hunt, a tinhorn gambler j
who was run out of the city two years
ago, hoped that he bad been forgotten
and returned to the city during the
late celebration. He renewed his old
tricks and was promptly arrested. He
waa made to appear before the police
magistrate yesterday morning to answer to the charge of having flee :ed a
man at dice throwing, by usin? loaded dice, lie pleaded guilty and war
lined 8-5 and   costs.
Tlie carpenters convreneed work on
the new postotHce yesterday when a
number of them went to work on the
construction of the.derrick which will
be used on the works for moving of
the stone for the building. The contractor's plant arrived on Tuesday
evenil g and yesterday the outfit was
moved to the works, and thi contract
may now be said to be in full swing,
and will continue steadily from this
J. White went dovin to see some
friends off on the steamer for Kootenay Landing. Wednesday night. As
it was raining he had ou a long ulster, and while waving an adieu to the
departing boat, in some manner
tripped and went off the wharf back
wards. He quickly came to the surface to be instantly grasped by Duke
Mclntyre. who had observed the accident and reached over the edge of
the wharf in readiness for a rescue, j
and was pulled up on the wharf none
the worse for the ducking.
Frank Tamblyn, the secretary of
the Tiger vs. Muffer lacrosse contest,
has handed to thc secretary of the
General hospital, EL Byers, the sum
of S04.75 as the profits of tbe match
on the recreation grounds on Saturday last. The total gate receipts were
8104.75. Of this sura S10 was spent
in printing and othei expenses, leaving the above handsome amount to
the credit of tbe hospital. In addition to this no casualties are reported
as the result of the game to swallow-
up any of tlie proceeds.
The remodelled C. P. R. offices on
West Baker street have been completed, the last sign of the mechanic work
being seen yesterday by the notice be-
ing nailed up on the entrance 'Wet
Paint." The remodelled offices will
in future be used exclusively for the
C. P. R. Provincial land department
and will be open for business this
morning for tbe first time. Mr. A.
Taylor of the C. P. R. land offices of
Winnipeg, and H' Waters of the same
place and from the same department
of the company's service will be in
charge of the work at the Nelson
offices. They will have charge of alt
the work connected with the company's land and townsite properties.
Mr. Taylor is In charge.
A movement is on foot for the construction of a iace]track before another year's celebration. It ia claimed
that there never will be much hope of
procuring the crowds uiili'l some such
attraction is provided, an illustration
of that condition of things being the
fact that_,Grand Koiks secured a large
crowd of visitors while Nelson was
given the go-by. It is proposed to
raise enough money by debentures or
us a joint stock coinpany to purchase
a race track and lease it to a respon
sible coinpany. It is proposed to'hold
a meeting in the city some time next
week for the purpose of discussing
the matter and to make some ai range-
���uent for organizing the scheme.. Already a large a mount of capital has
been HUhscribed provisionally for the
backing of the scheme and there is little doubt that it will go through ,
IL m-
We sell watches that are
reliable and that we can guarantee. Learn our prices before purchasing elsewhere.
Watch repairing our specially. This department is
second to none in the country. All work guaranteed
satisfactory or money refunded. Get a price on the work
before leaving it.
A most appropriate Souvenir of the Dominion Day Celebration is
the Sterling Silver Miners' Candlestick, Pin and Badge. Don't fail to
secure one.     Only 50c. at
Jewelers,  Nelson,  B. C.
sidewalks between Ward and Stanley
streets. The electric lights overhead,
used iu Canada's celebration, were
again turned on by the Tramway company, whose generosity during the
past week has been very marked.
Fire crackers of huge size���calculated
to blow into a lot of little pieces any-
venturesome small boys who went too
near them���brilliant skyrockets ind
gorgeous fire balloons added greatly to
the scene.
The band music was certaiuly the
greatest feature of the celebration.
Among the selections played were:
Independentia Marcli, Yankee Doodle,
Marching Through Georgia, La Rose
de Cast ilia, Golden Crescent Overture,
Sousa's S.ars and Stripes, Gems of
Scotland, Weaver's Triumph March,
Louisana Buck Dance, God Have the
At the conclusion of every selection
the band was loudly applauded. The
organization is one that Nelson has
every reason to be proud of and it is
safe to say that no town in Canada of
tbe same population can boast such
an excellent band. The music last
night strikingly showed the lack of
wisdom on the part of ihe celebratiou
committee in having such mediocre
music when such_a high class quality
was available.
After it was aH over the members
of the band and those who risked life
and limb in setting off the fireworks,
were the guests of Mr. Crowe at an
impromptu but sumptuous banquet.
Tha Union Jack and Stars and Stripes
were entwined and were symbolical of
the good feeling that was manifest
between the good Britons and the
good Ameiicans who joined to make
the celebration a great success.
Merry Army of Children Observe   the
Glorious Fourth of July.
Americana   Assisted    By   Home   Good
Canadians, Have a Celebration.
Nelson bad by no means recovered I
from its two days' celebration of the 1
Confederation ot tbe dominion befoie the glorious Fourth of July���the
great day in the year of the United
States, came around. Iu Nelson there
are many Americans and a great many
more Canadians und Britons generally who are quite pleased to turn in
and help their American cousins fit
tingly observe the natal day of the
greatest 1 -public on earth. Yesterday
was the Fourth, To the Americans it
meant a great deal. Max Crowe is a
good American and he laid plans for
a great celebration early in tho day.
In this lie was heartily seconded by J.
II. Pollard, secretary of the Kooky
Mountain Hangers Hand, himself a
good Canadian, and a better Canadian
because he is perfectly content to help
anybody else celebrate thut anybody-
else's greatest day. About eight
o'clock the bnnd marched forth and
took np Its place in front of Mr.
Crowe's stoic where for over an hour
some excellent music delighted many
hundreds of people who   crowded   the
C. Augustus Waterman celebrated
the 4th of July in a right merry style,
which makes the Dominion Day cele-
biations a four day event. All the afternoon he spent in entertaining the
youth und beauty of the city and succeeded in provining lots of sport for
the boys and girls, who followed bim
around like so many trained animal ~
and were most implicit in their obedience to the' instructions of their
champion. About the middle of the
afternoon they were taken for a street
car ride to the park, tbe ear having
been placed at the disposal of Mr.
Waterman by the Tramway company.
After the ride a number of races were
run on Baker street when the children, winners and losers, boys and
girls, one and all received prizes of
oranges, candies,fruit and Hags. Home
of tlie mothers of the city are loud in
their thanks to Mr. Waterman for his
action in providing amusement for
the "bairns," thus relieving the parents of tbe care of them and thereby
setting tbem at liberty to enjoy tbe
other events of the day without the
worry of thc children. Away lack in
the dark ages, before the historic cow
kicked over the historic lantern whicli
swept out Chicago, Mr. Waterman
was born In the Windy City and although he has been In Canada some
few hundreds of yearn, he has rot forgotten tbat he is an American and
therefore asked the youngsteis to
help him celebrate the glorious
Fourth, Donations were received by
Mr, Waterman aa follows: W. A,
Thiirman, two pipes; Wallace Browne
of the Palm, one box of oranges; J.
A. McDonald, 11 box of peaches; Hud-
Suns' Bay Company, maple candy
and Hags; Gilbert Htanley, Thomson Stationery Co. and Canada Drug
.t Hook company, flag!; executive
coiiimittco of celebration, two eases of
fruit extract for the Nlivash races.
Lately starved in London because
he could not digest Ms food. Early
use of Dr. King's New Life Pills
would huve saved him. They
Strengthen the stomach.aid digestion,
promote assimilation, improve appetite. Price '-'Sc. Money back if not
satisfied. Sold by Canada Drug _���
Hook Co.
If yon don't like Bine Ribbon' Tea it's
because yon never tasted it.
From Kootenay Common
Pan-American Bffiloi
BUFFALO. $76.00.
June 18, July 2, 16, Aug. 6, 20
Epwortn Lean, iteiii
July 13, 14, 15.
Christian Endeavor Conv'n
July 2, 3.
National Educational Ass'n
DETROIT. $71.25.
J��iy 2,3-
For   Time   Tables,    Kates,   Tickets,
apply H. L. Bhown,
City Passenger Agent.
J. S. Carter, E. J. Ccylk,
Dis. Pass. Agt. A. G. P. A.
Nelson. Vancouver
Kootenay Railway and Nav.
Company, Ltd.
11:00 a. m. Lv. Nelson Ar. 9:1X1 p. ni.
9:M a. ni. Ar. Kaslo Lv. 5:20 p. ni.
BuTletin No. 9���Until tnrlher notice the
steamer Alberta - ill leuvo Kaslo City Wharf,
foot of Third street for Lutein on Mondays,
WedneKdayH uml l-'riduys, at 10,80 a. in.
10:10 a. mi. Lv. Kaslo Ar. 4:50 p. ni.
12:35 p.m. Ar. Sandon Lv. _:3. p, nl.
And all points Ens! and West via Str, Alberta,
Ptr. Kuslo  B.  & N. anil K. V. Rjs.
and G, NT. Ry.
5:00a! in. Lv. Nelson Ar 10:00p.m
2:00 p. in. Lv.    Bonner's Ferry     Ar   1:15 p. in.
0:10 p. Ol, Ar Spokane LY 8:00 a, in,
Connecting at Bonner's Ferry with Groat
Northern "Flyor" eastbouiul nntl at Spokane
with Groat. Northern for Pacific Coast point-
leaving Spokano at 8:00 p.m.
Daily frolgllt service be: A-een Sandon and
Steamer Alberta leaves ICnsle for Lardo and
Argenta, Mondays, Wednesdays .uid Fridays
���it Il.i,in.
To ascertain rates and full Informal In. ad
U_.mu'(T, KasIo.fi. C
G. K TACKAnuKY Loral Agent,
Large- semi-detached house
owned by F. P. Gutilius is
offeied for sale at less than
Has all conveniences and
rents for $50 per month.
Brewers of Pine Lager
Beer and Porter.
Nelnnp. B. G.
Canapa Permanent and Western Canada Mortgage
head office toronto,  ont.
Money to loan on Straight Mortgage,
Apply to O, 1_ LENNOX. lt��_>v St
The Canadian Bank of Commerce !!
With Which Is Amalgamated
The Bank of British Columbia.
Paid-up   Capital,   $8,000,OOl);    Keserve   Fund,   $2,000,000;
Aggregate  Resources Over $0.1,000,000. ,
HON. GEO. A. COX, President.      B. 8. WALKER, Oeneral Manager.  ��
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London Office:  6fl Lombard  StrKt.  E.  C.
New Vork Office; |6  Exchange Plnce.
And 08 branches In Canada and the United Slatos, Including:
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K.KN1K Nanaimo Rossland Victokia
IKON DISTRICT���DA WfOS anu Wiiitk Hoksk.
,'ITKb STATES���Nkw Yokk, San Kiiancirco. ~k.
Ska-itlk, Portland, Skacjway,
Savings Bank Department.
Deposits Received ind Interest Allowed.   Present Kate . Per Cent
Nelson Branch.
GRANGE V. HOLT, Manager.
Zbc t : al JBanh of Canaba
fr corporate- i860.
I'lilillnl   _ulliorl7C<l,     .     .    li*".'-CC.C0O.UO I  Capital Paid-up,     ,    .    .      ���H,0��O,0na.lHI
��>oord of IMr-flo���     rr-orr-nR E. Kenny,  President;  Thomas Ritchie. Vice-Presldoiii.
Wiley Smith   H. G. Uauld, 1. ju. Oavid MarKoer.
Head  Oflice, Halifax I
General Managor. Kdson 1.. Peano, Montreal.
Superintendent of Branches, and Secretary, W. B. Torrance. Halifax,
Brim    es I
el>cc���Montreal.   (City   Offloe),   Montreal
'ova   Scotia- Halifax   Branch,   AntlgonM
Bridg-ewater, Uu> abort). Londonderry, Lu
unburn. Maitland (Hantrt Co.), Pictou, Port
Hawkcfcbnry, Sydney. Shubonacadie.Truro,
Sew     llruliBwIck - Hathurst.     Doi-hcstcr,
Fredcrict~n, Kingston (Kent Uo.l, Mono
ton, Newcastle, Sack v Mc, St, John.WoodKlook-
P. K. Island���Charlottetown, Sunmieividc.
West Knd (Cor. Notro Dame and Seigneurs Streets); Wostmounfc (Cor. Greene
Avenue and St. Catharines Btreet,
Newfoundland���St. John's.
Cuba, West Indies���Havana.
Dulled Hlales���New York (10 K.chal'gn Pines
Republic, Wash.
Grand   Forks, Nanaimo,   Nelson,   Bosslard,   Vanconver,
Vanconver East End, Victoria,
Correspond, nts:
Camidn���Merchants Rank of Canada.   Boston��� National Sliawmut Bank.   Chicago���Illinois
Trust and Bating. Bank.   Nnl,  Pr>*ncll.o-.First National Hank.   London,   Eiift..-Rank   of
Scotland.   Purls, France���Credit Lyonnais.   Ileruiudu-llank of Bermuda.   11,Inn ami Ju
pau���Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation.    Hpokiine���Old National Bank.
Ueneial Banking Business Transacted; Sterling Bills ot Exchange  Bpught
and Sold, Inters of  Credit, Etc., Negotiated.
Accounts received on the most favorable terms.   Interest allowed on special
deposits and on Saving Bank accounts,
Geo. Kydd, Manager, Nelson. B.C.
There ia a great advantage iu painting it
you have good paint.
The paiut we sell goes
on easier anil more rapidly. 7-laves the time of
the |iaiut.ei- and looks
well with less paint.
The i*8l coal isn't any
greater,so the advantage
is plain,
Ask for Ramsay's
Unicorn Brand.
Jk ^JL+lnsuf* &�� jLu. Wtis4tt <*Vt4*4
^���M* ^Otiny ^^4fc/~
The Store With
Right Prices
New Goods Arriving Every Day
When our new stock is complete we will have by far the FINKST DISPLAY OK FIRST-CLASS FURNITURli 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.
V*>*+*>*���*ro*0%>00K*^ ,
l'~KrSMTri't'v,'!   ~S?rJ?'Pper Mines W?nte. at tl,e EXCIIANGE.
investors.   M1IjI,IN0   U0LU Properties wanted at once for Eastern
Parties  having   mining   property for   sale are   reouested to send
samp es of their ore to the KXC1IANfllO for exhibition^
blal__sein BHttshC-lumblf pro8Puot01'8 wh�� ?����� Pulsing mineral
C'llANfTih'ri""!   '"'.'"'*���'  ren,are rcfl"<*tcd   to make  the  EX-
.iiAiM.i'. tiHw headquarters when in Nelson
All samples should Ve sent by express, PREPAID
Correspondence solicited.    Address all communications to
>    TelephoaoNo.104.   P. 0. Box 700. wirtl   - ~


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