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Weekly Edition No. 467.
Nelson, British Columbia, Friday, August 4,  1899.
Tenth Yeir.
A Great Organization for Good—AddresB
DelivereJ by  ' uperintendent of
Missions Last flight.
Tall, erect, spare, with kindly lint
piercing eyes, the Rev. Ur. Robertson
would muke an excellent model fur a
portrait of 0 Samuel.an Elijah or some
otliei Ribiioal ehar-ioter.
The Doctor, though linsy prepuring
Ilia address for the evening, was nit
too occupied to ho alilo to Hive a little
time 10 The Miner's representative.
Tbe traveller in Scotland when passing through Perthshire nniy strike
westward from tho JnnotlOD of the
Tny aud Tuiniiiell.iiiid pussihg through
Glen Raunook, and Loch Alior reach
the Caledonian Canal. It is a strange
fact but truo that the inliauttniiis of
that portion of Scotland—Stewarts,
HobertBons, Macdoiialds and Cuiner-
ons, they are in a role—have n natural
inborn grace aud courtesy of manner
which are the distinguishing maiks of
tlie true gentleman. This is a trait
of character peculiar to some of Ihe
Celtic clans.
Dr. Robertson is a native of Aber
feldy, a little town on the banks of
the Tay, and lie possesses this characteristic iu a marked degree,. To somo
this is au Immediate attraction and no
donbt is iicconn able for tbe strong personal influence he exercises among
those wbo are brought in contact with
Mr. Frew who introduced The Miner's representative remaikeri jocularly
that he was a Homau Catholic. The
Doctor at once rose to tho occasion.
"Tie Soman Catholic priests have
done and are doing a great work among
the Indians iu the North West," he
Ho then proceeded to explain that
his mission was with while men only.
His sphere of work comprised the
whole of the Presbyter mil missions
west of Luke Suporior, and over these
be exercised a twoy equivalent to that
of a Bishop in Episcopal denominations. Nelson was uot a mission town
bnt contained a self supporting ohnrcb
therefore his visit here was only one
of pleasure. And a great treasure it
was too.to him to see that town which
when ho last saw it, eight years ago,
was in its infancy. The growth be
now witnessed was far beyond his ex
peotatious though when he first came
here he urophesied tbat tho town was
bound to be the wholesale centre of
this district. The riootor was of opinion that the town should be the central strategic point from which the
work of tbe gospel would be spread
throughout the district. Dr. Robertson paid many compliments to the citizens of Nelson which would make
tlieni blush were they printed. ; but it
may be recorded that he considered
that Nolson, for intelligence ami nl-
tuie, waB far ahead of many larger
Canadian towns.
Dr. Robertson then proceeded to give
a abort discriptiou of his missions. He
had been in Camilla -15 years, 25 of
which were spout in the West. There
wero iu all 204 missionaries under
hini, and N00 mission stations were
served. Sectarian fusion in Canada
was complete,tbe Free,Established aud
U. P. churches being all united.
The revenue of hisdioeoBe for the last
year was two and a half million dollars. As much aB $400,000 was raised
only last yoar by subscriptions for the
Dr. Robertson's missionaries were
ibo pioneers of religions denominations
in Nelson, Rossland, Trail, Greeu
wood. Grand Forks and Columbia.
Again they were first in all the different
points on the Crow's Nest Pass and
Robsou- Penticton lines. The Klondike was a speoial Held for Presbyterian missionary enterprise, Atlin (where
nurses bad also been sent), Cariboo,
QueBnollet. HorBe Fly, Burkerville,
aud Lillooet had their missions.
The present annual expenditure on
missions in British Colnmbia was $17,-
000 and in the Klondike, 1(0,000.
Servioes in eight different languages
aro hold in some of Dr. Robertsons
mission chapels. He has Gallician,
Swedish, Gaelic, Hungarian, Finn,
Germnu, Czech and Icelandic students
at his mission college.
The form of service adopted is entirely iiuseclarinn in order that, no
mntter what the creed of the listener
'rny he, he may derive spiritual comfort from it.
As Dr. Robertson pointtd nut the ob
ject aud aim of his missionaries was
to raise the thoughts of the miners and
prospectors above the sordid and in
different every lay life and give them
a glimpoe of higher aud better things
than may be obtaiuediu the saloon or
oard parlor.
Whatever may be the depth or shallowness or form of religion of the casual observer, he cannot fail to admire
a worker who endeavors with all his
strength to carry out his Master's precepts, ann to wish him God speed.
In the evening Dr.Robertson addess-
ed a largo congregation in St. Paul's
ohnrob. He thanked the congregation
for the generous help given to this
work, and hoped, that the whole congregation might by their endeavors
support a missionary of their own.
The difficulties conneotod with the
prosecution of the work were pointed
ont, such as the extent of the country,
the diversity of languages and religions belief, the lack of suitable missionaries and the inadequate revenue.
It was pointed out that B. C. alone
was three times the size of Great Britain and Ireland, and that the prairie
had an area at leaBt 12 times as large
aB all of Ontano between tho Ottawa
and Detroit rivors and between Norib
Bay and Lake Ontario. The polyglot
charaoter of tbe population was shown j
from the fact that the children in tho
Winnipeg schools spoke 17 different
languages, nnd the laws of the North
West Territories had to be translated
into lii different languages to be understood. The churoh was conducting religious servioes in eight languages,
and, more means at her disposal, the
number wonld be Bpeodily increased.
Missionaries of the rigbt kind we.o
difficult to secnre. Men of spirituality, of montal ability, ot preaohing
power, of force and nggressiveneBS, of
taut aud perseverance were required,
nnd too often ihey were not available.
Means, ndeqnatc means, were not
forthcoming. It would seem as if people of black, yellow or brown skins
awakened the sympathy of the women
of tho church far more than people of
v bile skins like his audience. To confine attention fo exclusively to nlien
lacos to the neglect of the Celt and
Saxou waB scarcely good religiou and
it was worse patriotism.
The oncouragetueuts of tbe work
were many. Western Canada was capable of supporting a vast population—
twenty-five millions or perhnpB fifty.
To lay the 'onndations for such a people is an iuspiiation, an exceptional
privilege. Tho country has vast and
varied rosonrces. The fish catch of B.
C. last year was worth at least six
millions, the mineral output well-nigh
fifteen, not to speak of the IU or 20
millions secured from the Yukon. Two
yenrs ago 250,000 Manitoba farmers
raised HO million bushels of wheat and
an equal number of other grains, or an
average of 24.000 each. The cattle
shipments were swelling every year.
Irrigation wus reclaiming the arid
districts, aud time showed tbat wheat,
superior wheat could be raised in the
valley of the Peace river. The mineral
and coal wealth of B. C. made it the
richest Prjvince in tbe Dominion.
The 400 square miles of coal in tbe
neighborhood of Fernie were estimated to contain 20,000 .nillinns of tons of
conl or 5 millions to the sqrare   mile.
Tbe people were ot the growing not
the dying races of the world. The
mixtnre of so many races wns sure to
produce a superior 'blend', and heuce
Ihe work was Bure to havo a future
Savage races began to die na soon as
tho white man touched their shores, a"
tho American Indian, the Maori, the
nativeB of tbo New Hebrides, eto.y
whereas the Anglo-Saxon waB molt/-
plying nnd filling tbe whole eajtfn.
The progress ot the work was dealt on.
In 1881, when Dr. Robertson became
superintendent, there were two congregations west of Lake Superior, now
115; then, 28 missions, now 204; tben
I Mi preaching stations now 10,800; tben
1,11(1 members, now 25,000; then the
revenue was {15,000 and last year |320,
The speaker dwelt on the duty of
dealing with this work. Religion had
much to do with the prosperity and
perpetuity of the uation. The dooline
of Rome dated from the lack of faith
in the Gods and the decay of family
religion Save Cannon from this danger and leave for tbo people in tbe homes
iu whioh they are reared and vben
they drift iuto cities and towns they
will likely be obedient to the faith,
"nuls were worth saving ; for them
Christ died and men should seek to
realize Christ's purpose. No church
oould grow, nor did it deserve to grow.
unless it pushed to the frontier and
did its part for men's salvation. Tbe
superintendent pointed out that along
the Crow's Neat Pass Railway, in the
Boundnry Creek district, Kettle River
oountry, along tbe main line of the
C. P. R. on the weat coast of Vancouver Island, in the Yukon, in Alaska
from Edmonton to the Boundary, the
Piesbyterian church led tbe way nnd
tbo people were grateful for it. In
conclusion tbe speaker asked tbe
prayers of the congregation for the work
and the workers, commended Home
Missions to their generous support,
and assnred them of God's blessing in
caring for those for whom Christ died.
There were 120,000 English-speaking people without Christian services
west of Lake Superior not to speak of
tens of thousands of foreigners, aud
these should be evangelized and assimilated else there would be a sad
reckoning in coming years.
Rossland, Aug. 8.—The joint convention of the Boards of Trade of Kootenay and Boundary Oountry met at 10
o'olcck this morning. There were
22 delegntes present representing all
the important centres in Kcotenav and
Yale. A joint organization was formed called the Board of Trade of East-
ern.Bntisth Columbia. After themeet-
iug h id been organized and got to
work a programme of mattois for dis
oussion was deoided upon including
gome 18 different subjects, the ohief of
which are the silver load question,
railway facilities, Government appropriations for roads and educntionnl
purposes and for the opening np of the
country genernlly, aud the eight bour
law. The conference will probably last
for three daya. A great deBl of inter-
eat is being taken in the proceedings.
Somo very important resolutions
will he noted upon before the meeting
adjourns. This evening the delegates
were entertained at n smoker under
tho auspices of the Rossland Board of
Cowes, Aug. 2.—In addition to the
race, in which Meteor took part, fourteen yachts started in a separate race
for a oup presented by Emperor William for schooners and vessles of forty
tonB, but they were unable to finiBh
the raoe owing to laok of wind.
J. B. Robinson, the south Afrioan
millionaire and his family have arrived here on hia magnifloient 000 ton
yacht La Belle Sausage. There are
brilliant entertainments and parties on
all sides.
General   Whitewashing   by   Public   Accounts   Committee— Mr.   Blair
Makes a Statement-
Ottawa, Ont, Aug. 8. — Iu the House
today Mr. Rutherford euquired
whether the Canadian Pacific ban the
power by depositing plaus to build
branch lines from points on their main
line to any point within the Dominion. Mr. Blair said the question was
one involving a legal insterpretation
nnd iu the ubsence of any judicial determination he did not think it wsll
to give nuy decisive opinion thereon.
There was a meeting of the Pnblic
Aocounts committee today to closo
uu its business for the session. Mr.
Cowan, nf Ebbox, presented n report
whioh he reud and moved. It first
dealt with the Manitoba election fraud
oase aud said I hat the money in probing these frauds was uot only justified
but well expended. In the case of Mr.
oaui Hngbes. M. P., against Mr. Mc
Laughlin, of Lindsay, it was said that
the charges were uot well founded.
As to tbo Christie-Cosligan case, tin-
report said that Mr. Christie had fail
ed to prove his case. It admitted that
Coatigau bad made mistakes but thai
bo wbb amply punished for the mis-
'alios lie bad mude. Ill Col. Domvilles
case, the report said that, evidence
showed conclusively that Col. Doni-
ville had done nothing to injure hit
repntatiou as an ollicei or member of
Mr. Blair made a speech on his
rnilway resolutions in the House to-
day, showing that ihe amount to be
voted was not out of proportion to
what was generally given by tin previous Government aud that there was
nothing inconsistent with the Liberal
polioy. He spoke of the new regulations nnd said that tho roads to be subsidized in the Wost would form part oi
the great transcontinental railway.
Owing to continued obstruction on
part of Opposition it has beeu found impossible for the Go-ernment to go ou
with the resolution to increase tho poll
tax ou Chinese entering Cauada. Tne
matter will be deferred until next session.
Hector O. MoDouald, Attorney-
General i f P. E. I.,has beeu appointed
a oounty judge. It ib not very long
since the Premier of tbe Island reoeived a jndgship.
■ Tallahassa, Fla., Aug. 3.-Tbe first
train from Carabelle through tbe storm
stricken Gnlf section since Monday
reached here this afternoon. Tho train
orew p.nd passengers agree that the
reports of the ^destruction wrought by
the storm have beeu extremely moderate. Oarnbelle is, literally wiped from
the map. Her docks and wharves containing about 400,000 f let of lumber
and 50,000 barrels of resin, were
quickly swept away. Thirteen of the
fourteen large lumber vessels in the
bay were blown ashore. The vessels
contained several million feet of lumber. Only two or three houses are left
standing in Carubelle.'and oue coloied
womau is reported to be killed by the
falling nf a house The citizens ot
CarabellB are flocking in every direction for relief. The town is isolated
aud the wires are still down. The
towns of Mclntyre and Cnrtin Mill
are completely demolished and large
interests hnve bsen destroyed. Tho
Coast papers report St. Teresa and
Lanaid are more seriously wrecked
than at first reported uar.rt visitors,
have suffered hardship although no
loss of life is yet known. Fifteen
men were seen to have been fishing
ou an island called Dog Island just
before the storm broke. They cau-
not be fennd.
Leadville, Pa., Aug. 8.—Broils .lan-
ney, aged 87 yenrs, of Ftenchtown
was murdered some time last night between this city and Conuoaut Lnko.
He had driven" to Leadville. His horse
and buggy arrived nt Couueant Lako
today containing tbe corpse of M. Jan-
ney with a bullet hole in his back.
It is supposed that the murderer intended to rob his victim but the horse,
being a spirited one, frightened by the
repprt of the firearm, ran away. Tho
dead man's pookets contained |75, his
watch and other personal property.
Boston, Mass., Aug.3.—The Victor -
au Clnb of this oity whose membership inolurtes all the leading representatives of British societies in this city
propose to erect p. monumeut in the
Central burying ground iu Boston Common to the memory of the British soldiers who fell at Bunker Hill. Ptrmis-
sionhas been bbkoiI from tho committee of the Board of Aldermen, and if
aucceBsful, the club will build tho monumeut by subscription among its members and other Britons in this citv.
The record 6f the Massachusetts Historical Sooiety show that 220 Britsli
solders fell at the battle of Bunker
Hill, most of whom are supposed to
have been buried on tho Common. Tho
men who fell were members of tho 18th
Royal Irish and 23rd Royal Welsh Fu-
silera. The monument will be in the
sba^e of an Irish Dross of bronze with
a halo around it, mounted on pink
granite with a gray granite base.
Cleveland, 1 ; Philadelphia,   6,    Second game,Oleveland,0; Philadelphia, 4.
Pittsburg, 4 ; Baltimore, 5.
Chicago, 1; St. Louis, 0.
United States Shipping Laws Are Being
Watched—The   Empsror   Wiites
to His Grandmother.
Loudon, Aug. 8.—Major Esterhazy
la milking a last desperate effort to
raise money by means ot alleged disclosures. Several of his agents are trying to get the newspapers or correspondents to pay tsoo foi what is described as the original borderau and letters from General Debois Defebre.Geu*
eral Gonz, aud other officera, showing
tbat tbey directed the Dreyfus conspiracy. Nobody has yet offered even 800
pence fur the di o.iments.
Paris, Aug. 3.-Prof. Wetil, ot the
Voltaire Lycee. who reoeutly gave to
(he puplic au "Apotheosis of llreyfus
iteiiiiiiiiiinte," has been suspended for
threo mouths aud condemned to forfeit one third of his salary during that
London, A tig, 4.—Tho Mnil publishes
the following dospaioh from Rome:
"The standing countil ot nrelntes has
reported to tho pope recommending the
separating of iho Latin ohnrcha in
South America from tbe jurisdictiou
of the Spanish primate, the appointment of an American primate, tbe
creation of Latin-American ecclesiastical tribunals and the granting of a
special constitution regulating the relations of all the South American bishops with the oivil authorities, 'flu
reports suggests otber far reaching
London, Aug. 3.—Lieutennt Freei-
herr Von Steirornbeck delivered a letter to tbe Queen at Osboruo House to
day from Emperor William.
London, Aug. 8. — Oomte Ferdinand
Walsin Esterhazy, whe is residing in
London under the assumed name of
Boillement, has been served with a
snbpoena to appear as a witness at
St, Petersburg, Aug. 8.—An investi
gat ion' of the report published by the
Daily Mail of London, July 31, from
this oity tbat Lieutenant Biesamann
tbe late Czarwitob's adjutant commit
ted suicide with a revolver at A bass
Tuman In the Caucasus, after boing-
bittnrly upbraided by the Czar for allowing the Czurwitoh to go out riding
alone shows it to be unfounded. Tbe
Lieu'enant has been appoinied an aide
do camp to the Czar.
Barcelonin, Aug. 8.—At a meeting
nf the Municipal Council tbe Oivil
Government announced that the administrative decentralization demanded by the Catalans would be shortly
introduced, with the co-operation of
the Government. The announcement
made nn excellent impression.
London, Aug. 8.—The British
steamer Rothertield, Captain Cox from
Shields, July 28, for Philadelphia
towed to Stornoway today tbe British
steamer Cervona, Captain Stocks,
whioh Bailed from Shields, July 21 for
Montreal. Cervoua'a propellor was
Paris, Aug. 8.— It appears tbat Minister of War General Marquis de Gilli-
fat has absolved all military witneseses
at tho court martial of Dreyfus at
Renues from professional seoreoy, with
the exception that he has requested
them not to complicate the foreign relations of Franco.
London, Aug. 3.—D. H. McGowan
and Oompauy, West Indisa merchants
who also have au establishment at De-
merara, have been declared bankrupt.
Their liabilities aro $75,000.
Southampton, Aug. 8.—Tho Hampshire eleven in a crickot match here
today with tbo visiting Australians
were all out in tbeir first innings fur
89 rnus.
Cape Haytien, Aug. 8.—Itlias just
become knowu that an aimed insurrection bus broken out at Levegaa
Town, 7k miles north west of San Domingo, iu favor of Jimiuez, who as-
pnes to the piesidoncy in succession to
tho late President Henry.
at Washington. He addqd that lh«
questions affecting British shipping
which might arise in connection with
tbe Uuitid States laws referred to in
the cironl ir were receiving the careful
consideration of the Government.
Answoriug a question put by Sir Henry
Stafford Northoote, Conservative member fo. Exeter, and formerly Seoretary
of the War Office, Mr. Broderiok said
tbe Government had decided to appoint commercial agents in Russia,
Cniua, Switzerland   and America.
Viotoria. Aug. 3.—The Official Gazette today contains the following Provincial appointments: Houry Alexander Stewart of Victoria; Richard
Armstrong, of Grand Forks; William
B. Towuseud, of Rossland; Arthur
Bernard Buokworth, of Ymir; Frederick O. Elliot, ot Nelson ; Henry George
Sandhrs Heisterraau of Rossland ; William. Fouargue Whearas, of Kaslo; Arthur 1'ieattic Anderson, of Duncan
City Charles Edward Thomas, of Pen-
tiction; Rubert. H. Bergman, of Midway ; Thos. O. Bnen, of Golden ; Norman William Francis Runt, of Atlin;
Charles Bentley Jones, of Atlin, to be
notaries public.
James McGregor, inspector of metalliferous mines, to be inspeotor of
mines under the Conl Mines Regulation
Aot. Jobu E. Griffith, of Golden, to
be a member of the board of directors
of the general hospital at Golden.
Gordon I E. -Oorbould, of New West
minster, to be n justice 6f the peace
for the country of Vancouver.
Edward William Biokle, of Lake
Bennett, to be mining recorder for
the Atlin Lake mining division vice
H. Q,  Pax ton.
Alexander Ferguson, Andrew Boa-
smith and Francis John Percival of
Grand Prairie to be fence veiwers or
Gratid Prairie district. William Lee-
son, Henry Hills, Hilton Drinkwater,
and George A. Smith, of Alberni, to
he fence vioweis for the Alberni eleo
tornl district.
Stephen Throne Hall,of the 15C Mile
House, to be registrar under the marriage aot.
Joseph Burr, to bo Governnient
agent at Asbcroft.
The resignations are accepted of
Messrs. John E. Moore, of Alkali
Lake; George R. Farquhar, of Shoal
Bay ; Augustus Pimbury, of Oorfield ;
George Richard Lawes, of Enderby;
A. Barlow, of Quesnelle; Frederick
M, Beaumont, of Clinton; Edward
Berkley, of Westbolme; Thomas Me-
Ewen, of Empire Valley ; George Le
vaBsenr, ot Feruie; William Webster,
of Alexandria; George O. Rose, of
Oasoade Oity; William Frederic Brett,
of Laconic, Edward Musgrave, of Dun
eau; W. Allan, of Bridge Creek; John
Hodson, of Alexandria and Samuel
D. A. Sandes, of Van Anna, of the
offices of justice of the peace. The re
suits of the recent examinations for
teaohers' certificates are made public
After Several Piottsti about the Conn*
the Yankee Does Not StajJ, and
1'rotest Is Not Alio*
Stall and
Geneva, Aug. 3.—M. Haubacber,
a Swiss Deputy, while mountaineering with his daughter near the Gam-
chiuhek fell aud was instantly killed.
His daughter was seriously injured.
Berlin, Aug. 8.—The Deutsche Tag-
esli Zeitung published a sensational
article predicting a great panic in
tho German money market. The paper said that during the last six months
550,000,000 marks of new shales were
issued, ot which 518,0000.000 marks
were industrial securities, which it iB
added exceeds tbe whole issue of 1898.
A mass of evidence is quoted to prove
the existence of  unsound   speculation.
London, Aug. 8.—The Parliamentary
Secretary of the Foriign Office, Mr.
Wm. St. John Broderiok, replying in
the House of Commons today to Mr.
Walter Rnuliem, a Literal member for
Oldham, said the attention of the
Goverument had been oalled to oiTon-
lar number 17, dated February 8, 1899,
issued by  the   Bureau   of  Navigation
Fnirlie Roads, Aug. 8.— The Shamrock escorted by Erin again startled
for America this afternoon at 6 o'olook
A stiff breeze was blowing off Ayrshire.
Captain Hogarth, skipper, took tho
tiller and Cnpt. Robert Wring, skipper
No. 2, looked after things forward.
Shamrock swung twice around Eriu
in which was Sir Thomas Lipton, receiving hearty cheers from the crews
assembled in Fairlio Roads. The
orew of a training ship lying near snug
out "Bring baok that onp." When
Shamrook had circled twice around
Erin, Capt. Hogarth dipped tho blue
ensign as the yacht stood off down
Bute Sound under tri-sail, foresail,
jib-headed top Bail and mizzen. Sir
Thomas Lipton having bidden tbe challenger farwelll immediately Btarted for
Addressing the crew ou his farewell
visit, Sir Thomas Lipton expressed his
confidence thnt they would strain every
nerve to win the jnp. If tbey succeeded, he Baid he would show bis appreciation of their services in a manner that
would Btitisfy all. He bade them remember that the eyes of the civilized
world were upon them. Sir Thomas
Lipton, Capt. Hogarth Jaud Capt.
Wring, in their concluding interview
expressed themselves in terms of the
utmost conlidouce regarding the rt"".i!»
The breeze gave Shamrock a good
run down Fairlie Roads, aud even in
broken water she left practically no
vrake. She appeared to be a good
weather boat. If Shamrock and Erin
lose sight of ench*other the plan is to
run for the Azores and another rendezvous has been arranged between the
Azores and America. Sbamrock carries
two collapsible bouts, a cutter-gig and
a dingy and is provided with all the
necessaries for the safety of the   crew.
Dorval, Aug. 3.— Today'«JH%whioh
was to have been tbe finaBpue^or tb
Seawanhaka Oup between B^ J^merJ
can challenger, Cnns.taiio«7^nd tie
Canadian defender Glenoairn,hai toned out most unsatisfactorily, for Skipper Dnggan had to sail his boat over
tbe course alone while Mr. Crane of
the Constance, after protesting (the
raco through having taken ground with
her center board iu manoeuvring for
the staring line, had the Oonstanoa
brought down from tbe course off Point
'Jlaire to the St. Lawrence Yaoht Club
house at «prvnl. There was a fresh
south west breeze all the morning
which increased now and again in
puffs, but later in tbe day, when the
hour for the start arrived at 1 :S>5, the
breeze whb ouly a very moderate one
and had shifted more to tbe south so
that in order to get a beat straight to
windward the buoys had to be changed.
The wiud kept shifting all the time
aud continued to moderate; in fact it
was regular Glencairn weather and In
changing the bnoy it was found tbat
each leg would have to be reduoed to
one aud a half miles making the course
four times round to complete tbe
twelve miles. After considerable trouble of this kiud and tbe bouys bad
been changed three times, the starting
whistle blew at 3:05 and the waiting
spectators now anxiously looked for a
race. Glencairn crossed tbe line at
3:05.15 but Constnooe did not cross,
having struck the ground while man-
onvreing for tbe start as above   stafed.
Then followed Mr. Crane's verbal
protest but the officials decided to
continue tbe raco and deal with the
protest afterwards. By this time Glencairn was well np the first leg and a
small yacht was sent to inform her to
complete tbe course, overhauling the
Cnuin.ian defender as she was about
rounding tbe buoy. Gleucairn accordingly proceeded and with the moderate
wind whioh was blowing finished tbe
twelve miles at 0:25.15. This made
the elapse time 30 minutes, 22 seconds
so that shn wa i well within the five
hour time limit.
The official  sailing   committee  baa
given  out   the   following  statement:
The oouise was set southwest hy south
from Upper Dorval Light,   two  miles
to windward.   On   tbe  retnrn of  the
committ'ie's boat Mr.   Crane protested
that the course was   not due to  windward,   the  wind baving by  this time
hauled     southerly.    The    course   was
reset. Mr.  Post, the   representative of
the Seawauhaka   Club,    being invited
to accompany tho members of tbe sailing committee in resetting.   On its being found that the  course was slightly
short of the  mile and a half,   a verbal
protest was made by   the Seawanhaka
representative,   the second   protest being outered on account   of  shoalwater
for mauouvreing   around  to the windward   buoy.    The   sailing   committee
proposod   to   reduoe the course from a
milo and a half to one mile but a  protest was   immediately  entered by Mr.
Post.    The committee therefore changed the starting line oloser  into   Point
Clairo and proceeded   to log the coarse
one and one   half miles  to windward.
Tho preparatory whistle was  blown at
2 :55.   The first gun at   3   o'olook  and
tbe start ing  gun at 3 :05 Glencairn III
crossed the line  at  3:5.15.   Constance
did not   cioss the   line.    Subsequently
Mr. Post  accompanied by Crane  oan e
on board the committee   boat   repeat) d
to the chairman of tbe Bailing committee thnt after the first  gnu  Oonitam e
had   taken   ground   with her    oentie
board in mauouvreing for tbe line. Ni-
tice of the protest   was   given ; formal
protest   iu  writing   it    was  advised
would be entered later.
Glencairn waB received with hearty
cheers by her admirers on ber arrival
a Dorval wharf. Tho sailing committee are meeting tonight to deoide the
potest. Tonight, the question bas been
raised ns to whether the Constanoe,
not having crossed the starting line
and therefore not in the lace, has the
rigbt to protest it.
Doivi,', Aug. 3.—Later)—After two
hours sitting the sailing committee
has awarded the race to Glenoairu.
Kiel, Aug. 2. —Emperor William on
the receipt last night, of the news of
his yacht Meteor, in the race for tho
Queen's Oup, off tne Isle of Wight,
when she defeated the Prince of Wales'
Britannia, communicated the information to the warships by flash light
from the Imperial yacht.
Niagara Falls, N. Y., Aug. 3.—Au
unknown man went over the American Falls tonight about 8 o'clock. The
tragody was witneBseri by a number of
ropntnble persons. Tbey reported that
he called for help, placed his hands
over his eyeB and .disappeared over the
Mr. W. Orr Paterson   hooked a largo
fish when trolling   in the   lake yesterday.    Before he could tako up his   rod
the fish pulled it ont of   tho   boat   and
I retired to the bottom of the lake in or-
_der to exumiue the name of tho maker.
The following orders were read at
last evening's drill of tbe Nelson Rifle
Comuany :
"There well be a parade of the company on Sunday at 10:30 a. m. sharp
—aud march to St. Saviours' church.
The smelter band have kindly offered
their servioes and will lead the oompauy. The Bugle Band will fall in
in rear ot the smelter band. Noncommissioned officers and men will
wear belts and side arms. Gloves will
not be worn. Lieut. Boor will have
charge of the pa-ade. By Order, Arthur E. Hodgins."
The company marched to the reorea-
tion grounds last evening nnder command of Liout. Beer and there went
through several evolutions. Tbey
marched and drilled excellently, showing the result of Sergt. Carroll's oare-
ful training. Major-General Hutton,
O. B., A. D. O., to the Queen and in
command of the militia of Canada, will
inspect the several companies in the
Kootenays in October. If the presont
enthusiasm IB maintained tbe Nelson
corps should pass a very creditable, inspection.
The parade last evening was headed
by the smelter band, which has shown
itself to be very friendly to the oompany by assisting them in every possible way. NELSON WEEKLY MINER,   FRIDAY, AUGUST 4, 1899
Nelson Weekly Miner
I 'ublishcd uaily except Monday.
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per half year   5 °°
per yeer  W"
per year by mall    600
per year foreign 1°°°
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Weekly, pe naif year • J25
per year    200
per year, foreign    25°
Subscriptioni invariably in advance.
Nelson MinjrPrlnting&PublishingCo
it Ottawa  and hence the resnlntio.i.
At the time this resolution was being passed in the Lowor House, the
Upper was engaged in putting through
an Act to   amend    the   enactment   re
sands of dollars expense in other ways
for tho exposition, and, after reviewing tbo matter carefully, lui n decided
this to lie the best plan, t'bey wijl
not be disappointed in tlminmher of
entries, lint will bo if you do lint come
Mr.  I). M.   Macriowall, at i  "»"' :l
membew tlje Dominion Parliament
for tho Saskatchewan division and
now a resideut of this Piovinee, has
writteu a letter to Tho Toronto Globe
to expose what he regards as abuses in
connection with the administration of
affairs in tbe Atliu country. He refrains from expressing any opinion ot
tho legislation to exclude aliens, but
of tho bungling that has followed ou
tho trail of it ho gives some convincing evidence from Mb own experience.
We (|UOte: "In the spring of 1897 I
located in this Province, and about
the edd of January, 1899, left Victoria
for tbo Atlin district, the Hip from
Skagway, Alaska, being made over the
snow aud ice at great risk, difficulty
aud expense. After prospecting
through the district I loft for the Coast
iu March, having iu the meantime
become interested iu vaiious properties
which myself and my associates, who
were free miners and original locators,
proposed lo work us a joint undertaking, by means of an incorporated company, it being only by a union of our individual resources that practical results
could be obtained. To our utter ns-
tonishmeut the Provincial Government
refused to issno to onr company a miner's certificate, although every possible
UBaurauce was giveu that it was a Canadian undertaking, pure and simple;
that every ruembor wns a British subject, and that the membership would
at all times be restricted to British
subjects. The deoiaion of the Govern
ment absolutely prevents us from join
ing our resoures to work our claims
nnd from obtaining further capital
should it be requisite The enclosed
correspondence will show you the length
to whioh we werj prepared to go in
order to satisfy the requirements as to
citizenship. While l have dealt thus
in detail with the enterprise with
which I am personally connectod.I do so
merely by way of illustration, for the
course pursued by tho Government in
this instance is the samo bo far as can
be learued as tbat pursued in nil cases
which have so far arisen, and your at-
teutiou is drawn to the matter on the
broad ground tbat the policy complained of is one which prevents Canadians
in Canada from carrying on a legitimate business, bnving for its object
tho development of natural Canadinn
resources along lawful lines. Tbe
effeot will be to stifle the business of
the district, and thereby to injure not
only the persons moie direotly interested in mining but tbe Canadian
merchants and manufacturers who
would otherwise fiud a profitable mar
ket capable of enormous development. "
When the Lieutenant-Governor wa^
in Atlin he promised to inquire into
the grievances and the oases of mismanagement aud bad administration,
aud to take steps ou bis return to have
them norreoted. This complaint of Mr
Maodowall's is an illustration of one
of the worst. There is scarcely a matter of any seriousness to whioh the
present Government have put a hand
that they have uot involved in some
sort of ooufusiou and mischief.
meeting the Yukon Council This down. I hope to lio:.r
Council is the germ ot a local Parlia- aS\",'\'t'(e,Tiai, tn „ln nll0v(1 ,„
ment, such as we have in this Province. At present it is mainly appointive, but iu time no donbe it will become wholly elective. The amend-
meuts introduced by Senator Mills,
who is Minister of Justice auct leader
for the Government iu the Upper
House, provided that only natural born
aid naiuriilizod British subjects who
have been continuously resident iu the
Yukon for twelve months shall have tbe
right to vote for a member of the Council. The Minister estimated that there is
a populaion cf twenty-five thousand in
the Yukon country, of whom not more
than one-fifth aro British subjects.
The four fifths aio Uitlanders, priiiei
pally Americans.
Now, hero is the spectacle we have :
While oho branch of the Canadian
Parliament is voting sympathy for tbe
Uitlanders if the Transvaal because
they ure being denied tbe franchise, the
other is passing legislation to insure
that the Uitlanders of the Yukon shall
not be given Ihe franchise. There are
a good miiiiy things to uueover and
examine before wo can reconcile these
two positions. The Miner is not say
ing that tbey cannot be reconcil d; hut
in tho popular mind there is great 111
dignaiion against President Krugcr
nnd his Read because they subject
Englishmen to tho injustice of taxn
tion without representation, and at the
same time our own Parliament is providing that Americans shall bo taxed
iu the Yukou but shall havo no voice
in the government of *«bo oountry.
Many of us might profitably inquire
why there should not be us much in-
lignation in the one case as in the
other. True, wo give Amerioans who
have b3en a your in residence the privilege of becoming naturalised ; but why
should Com Paul bo compelled to not-
nialisc foreigners ngiiiust bis will.
and, no doubt as ho persuades himself,
contrary to the pnblic policy of thu
?ountry he governs'.'
i   you
I to
i ike
Burna says that tne $400 she c \|,
managers are to put up for the
would not more than cover tbo n
expenses of the three winning i*
which wonld leave tho ooiitestni
drill for their own money, uud
Ihe miners of this section cnnld h
up u pprse of that kind any lie c.
re*er-; only to the three win1
team; The others must nol < i 1>
theii lime and expenses bn' a - I0(
tran. ■■ fee. Ho says be rioisn'i v. ant
any of it. for the taffy iho writergivej
him and his partner i»Uiiut the rejoicing of other drillers at tho nows of
their not going, don't go dowu with
him. He says further he has Been a
great many drilling contests, with the
Bret prize as high as $1,000; that the
entrance fee was never more than (10,
He takes with a grain of salt the statement that threo donblo teams and five
singled drillers are assured. He says
the only real assurance that can bo
given is that the entrance foo is put
up, and that he does n.it believe miners would put np Ihe amount two
months in advance, us anything might
happen to prevent a man from entering a contest of that kind.
It is not likely that any drillers will
go from Rossland) end probably not
from Britisl Columbia.
hour before leaving timr, another short
and bombastic explosion live minutes
before that time and one little inoffensive toot just bofoie the gangplank was
pulled in There has been no excuse
for this exiravagau-io in the use of
steam and entne disregard of sensitive
ears but somehow it became the custom
and wns knot up. Kaslo was a great
enfftrer. About six in the morning
the International wonld send out a
heartrerding blast that set every dog
in the town barking. By the time it
was ready to pull out tho C. P. R.
boat would open its throttle and keep
up tho racket until 7 :30 when there
was little use of the citizens endeavoring to get more slten. But it's all
over now ami the era of "leeplesa morn
ings has passed away. Only the five
minute whistle will hereafter bo
sounded nnd it will be a nice little
blast that no ouo can object to. If
anyone wns iu the habit of waiting
for the whistles before going to the
boats be will have to change his ways.
The steamer International has already
adopted the steam saving system and
the C. P. R boats will follow suit iu
a few days.
The Canadian House of Oomnions
has adopted a resolution of sympathy
with the Uitlanders of the Transvaal.
That is uatural. Canadians are nothing if not loyal. They are loyal to the
Crown, and to their follow subjects
everywhere in the world. The Transvaal Uitlanders nro being hardly used
by those in authority there, and it is
natural Canadian sympathy should go
ont to them. They are beiug oppressed
by unjust exactions, and tho Parliament of the Republio bos refused them
the franchise exoept on impossible or
unreasonable conditions. Wo know
that these are genuir. • grievances, for
thev have been discussed in solemn
conference by a British commissioner
and the President of tbe Transvaal,
and for weeks' past it has boon understood tbat Great Britain is prepared to
go to war with the Boers unleBs tbey
give relief to the sitnntion by redressing them. Great Britain knows too
well what war is to go into it lightly
or without good cause, aud we may bo
euro, therefore, that those grievances
are real ones and quite as serious as
they ure real. At this distance it is
not easy to determine whioh is the
most serious, but tbe one of which
most is made ia tbat of the franchise.
The Uitlanders are being taxed right
and left, and are not given a voico in
the government of the oountry. That
appeals to the compassion of the House
Mr. Martin's resignation ought to
have simplified tho situation uud no
doubt did ;but it has ben voiy far from
smoothing it out nnd leaving Mr.
Semlin without care or nnxioty for the
future. A special dispatch to The
Miner contains the rather sensational
intelligence that the Premijr has gone
to the Opposition for an Attorney General, and haB beeu informed that n
condition ot aooeptanoe was tin
repeal of certain legislation that is
uot, regarded as in the public interests.
To aocept, the condition would ho an
act of self-condemnation, aud Mr.
Semlin is not heroic ouough for thnt.
Outside of the Opposition nn Attorney-
General does not seem at present available, and ns one must ho snpplieri the
Premier finds hiinseir in the awkward
position of beiug asked to do tbe impossible, with his own resignation as
tho only alternative. The situation is
becoming extremely critical, and anything may happen within the next few
Newport, R. I., Aug. 2. —A most
nnfortnnnte accident to Columbia today marred the pleasure of what
promised to bo a thorough test of the
speed of that boat and Defender. In a
nice topsail breze Had late this afternoon the new boat was towed up to her
builder's works nt Bristol a total wreck
above decks. Lir now steel main
mast wni bent dneliln ji si nbont half
way In t -wen the deck and mast head,
aud oil ill it remained of hei magnificent s: lead of canvass and t-peciitlly
made rigging wa" mled up iu a hoap
ill.out the slump r,f ihe must, t'racti-
callv all that remained weie the steel
loom and gall'and tbo bowsprit, and
even gall's were damaged a trifle. The
disnias'iug of Columbia occurred less
thin an hour after the new uud old
cup fit fenders started on their l e i out.
to a flag boat elf lie north I I il of
lllieli Island, when thetwocoul' tants
had rovered about half Ihe tl,-nice.
( o ll nil tin was leading lit tbe lime nnd
wo- steadily dtawiug nwnv I' en her
rival. The new boat bad flu unther
position uud was fairly leariug Uirougb
the water, when (here wns a sound of
breaking spurs aloft and in a., instant
the topmast went crnshing down to lee
ward carrying with it tho fino new
Olub-topsall nnd small jib-topsail.
Fortunately tho hands escaped injury.
Mr. Iselin aim Mate Allen hud the
closest call of all. The discipline was
excellent, not a man leaving iiis place
until Cant. Barr gave orders to clear
away tbo wreckage. After looking the
wroek over carefully, it was soen that
Ihe port spreader bud broken upward
by the strain of the topmast shroud
causing tho topmast to break off.
No one, we feel sure, is disposed to
find fault' with the character of the
work on the City streots. In planning
it the Board of Works have shown good
judgment, and in cnrrying it ont the
City Engineer has displayed skill uud
no doubt exercised every reasonable
economy. Nevertheless citizens gen<
orally will agrea with Aid. Beer in
saying that there has been enough expenditure for on year. The streets of
Nelson cannot be put into pr per order
within any ono term of the Council;
it is a labor of many years in great
cost, and the wise policy is to do each
season only what "is actually neoessary
to tho public convenience. There are
other improvements that are more
pressing than the streets, for they have
to do with the health of the City.
Tho question of fire protection has to
do with its safety, and thai too is urgent. The Btreets onn wait; these can-
nut, without greater risk than it would
bo prudent to run.
Yesterday morning Magistrate Crease
resumed tho   bearing of   the   prosecn
tion against tho Giant   Powder   Com
S. S. Taylor, Q. C, for the oom
pany, reiterated what ho said to the
Council on the previous night and
lain great stress on tbo point that,
everything wus being done fo move
Iho powder away as speedily as possible. Ho gave a solemn undertaking
tbat this should bo done and asked for
another nd.joiiriinieent.
W. A. Gallfher, for tbe Oity, after
consultiug with tho Mayor, who was
present, said ho would agreo to an adjournment until Monday during which
time, the Powder 'Jo., would huve an
opportunity of allowing how far their
assurances were real.
The Magistrate then adjourned tbo
c.iso nocordingly,
The Miner was informed yesterday
that the temporary bnilding which
wus spoken of at the City Council
meeting on Tuesday night, has beeu
abandoned as being too near to the
City Another site, five miles up the
lake lias b"etl secured and Mr Hepburn has the contract for erecting a
temporary building there.
Dissatisfaction   iu    13.   C.   Regarding
tbo Cc ntost Conditions.
Tho protest that is being made in
Rossland and other camps in the Kootenays. the Boundary and tho Colville
reservation against the |100 entrance
fee for tho rock-drilling contest, to
tako place dining Spokane Industrial
Exhibition, it seems is made in vain,
says the Kossland liocord. Messrs.
Stdvensou „ud Burns, the champion
team of British Columbia, wrote to L,
K. Armstrong, secretary, complaining
of the entrance fee, and received the
following auswer, under dato July 88
nuts i 'tnu
a 11 ill
ceds   ihe   Late
Wen t v.,
spi alter
riav ill
i',   Aug.   I —Thomas Cain, of
rii, \v;<s  uiiHtiimonslv   ilooted
of   ti f) House nf Commons to-
plnce   of   the late   Sir   .1     D.
Mr.   Bain   is one i f tbe    lass
known ns Scotch (Jrils,
fered Parliament inlx'ci ;s men
Nonh Wfiitii'nrtli, «lib h rid
reiuoseiited oniilinnnn.-iy til!
win ii It was dissolved under Hi:
I8irj Since 180(1 he has repr
Souih Weiitvvnr h II" is a fn
Minister Blair's railway bib
vont i in 0. I'. II exnln ting i
iu British Columbia w s piopiised by
Sir Charles Tnpp'il' lu.biy at 'bo session
Of Ihe railway committee and the bill
Will likely have to be abandoned
this session. Tho bill also provides
rules for railway employees and lias
othor imoortant features.
: 38,
f of
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Jemlin Has Difficulty  in   Finding an
Victoria, Aug. 2. —(Special) —Tbe
Government has offered the Attorney-
Generalship to Mr. Ilelmokm. Mr.
Semlin promised to modify the polioy
of the Government, to meet the wishes
of the country, nt a future date. Hel
nickeii demanded the immediate repeal
of the obnoxious legislation affecting
mining interests. Tho Premier hrsi-
tatod and Helmckeu refused to join.
The situation at present is this: The
Government oann t get c.u Attorney-
General anywhere. Semlin must resign olliie within a few days oi ho dii-
issed by the Governor. This is
admitted by tbo slnunchcst supporters
of tbo Governnient.
Try Us
When you need another PAIR OF SHOES.   Every
day we have a	
a "W. G. Grace" to   Advice
tne Council.
Alderman Fletcher's strong opposition to the sum of $.">0 boiug hnndod to
he Cricket Club as arrangeo by the Do
minion Day Celebration Committee,
has provoked considerable comment
from members of the clnb.
Both the Mayor and Aid. Beer wero
evidently unaqctiainted with tho oir-
oumstaiices of the case.
A good dual of amusement has boon
caused among members of tho crickot
club at what is considered tho absurd
manner in which tbe matter of a #50
grant to the club has been dealt with.
Tbey stty the idea of playing for any
sum it money is so ridiculous that
eiviYnlly the members nf tho Council
incst he totally ignornut   nf the game.
The club committee also saysi that
they never asked for nuv money but
rhai the celebration committee agreed
with them that there should bo no
game during the celebration as the
grounds could not be bad for the necessary time to piny oven a one innings
match, Tho sum of J60 was offered
fir the purposo of providing prizes for
flio best score, howling average, etc.
at a matoh to come oft' at a later dato
with Kossland mid which hns since
taken place, lint as the money was not
forthcoming to pnrohase the prizes
(having as it now appears been donated to a railway cotupauv for a special trniu) of course no prizes were presented.
Amateur cricketers do not play for
tbe amusement of other people, neither
for money, but for the sake of the
game nnd it is time enough for the
Counoil or anybody else to decline
beatowiug their oharity upon the cri ck
et club when they aro asked for a con
The  Czar's Visit   to  the Exhibition
Arrnuged—England and Transvaal.
Paris, Aug. 2.—M. DelcasRe, the
Minister of Foreign Affairs started for
St. Petersburg this afternsoon to return the visit of Count Muravieff, the
Knssiau Minister of Foreign Affairs.
It is report en that Delcass" also nro-
noses to air. n e the details of the Czars
visit to the' Puiis exhibition of 1900
and the uewsp pers here intimate that
the French fonigh minister mav raise
the question ol continental action in
the event of I rent Britain de luring
war against ho Transvaal. There ia
no truth in tl e statement published by
at Now York nowspup'-r today chat
strained relations exist betwee Russia
and France owing to President Loubet
having failed to telegruph to the Czar
his condolence on the death of the
Czarewitch. Tbe President telegraphed
expressions of sympathy to the Czar
upon the occasion referred to uud also
nt a wreath to be deposited on the
tomb of the Cznrewitch.
Hereafter   the   Steamboat   Companies
Will Make Less Noise.
A now evidence of Nelson's raetro-
"1 am pleased to acknowledge the j politnn propensities bas just come to
receipt of your favor of the 2fltb inst., light. The steamers which ply bound hasten to roph. tween Nelsou and the lake porls will
"Our rock-drilling contests are but hereafter blow their infernal whistles
one feature of a 15-days' exposition, I just once before departing, and that
and the rules th.it govern the ovont 1 ouce will be a short, sharp toot that
seem to meet with   some favor, ns   we j will nor send frightful   echoes chusit.g
themselves through the surrounding
hills. Tbo steamboat companies have
thus shown themselves to be keeping up with the march of progress.
Tbey reulizo that every man in thin
great and   glorious   country has   made
a Large Number of Men Have Stopped
Work   ou the Mines.
Vancouver, 13. C., Aug. 2.—One
hundred and thirty minors nt the Van
Audn mine, Texada Island, are on
strike tho management having reduced
the pay from $3. SO to $3 for eight
hours work on August 1. Manager
Treat snys tbat there is enough ore on
the dump to keep the smelter going
throe and a half months at least. It
was deoided thnt the men wore not
worth the full $8.60 so wages wero cnt.
News was brought down on the
Cutch of a man killed, by tho name of
McConnicks, while logging at -i camp
up the Coast.
have already had assntauces from three
double-handed nnd five single-handed
for the contests. We hnvo not tho
slightest doubt that both events will
fill long before tho time required, Of
<ou so many of these teams will be
glad to   learn   that Messrs.   Stevenson I enough   money to   carry   a watch and
and Bums will uot drill, as tlieyjgwill
be far more sure to get first money.
True, the eutranco feo is  high,   but
tbo munngomont is under many   tbou-
shottld therefore ki.ow just when the
boats are to sail. Hereloforo it has
been customary to 1 low three whistles,
ono  long, agonizing  screech   half  an
Paris, Aug. 2 —A postmortem examination on the body of Marie Saintea,
daughter of A. Sous, Brigadier of Po-
liico, who was thought to have been
poisoned by her cousin Mine. Oonde',
has shown that the young woman s
denth was due to natural causes. Tbo
nrrest of Mme.Condero created a sensation owing to the prominence of her
Bargain   Sale,:
Of reliable Footwear for men,  women and  children.
Every day is a Bargain Day in our establishment.
L1LLIE RPn* thelbapjnqAberdeen Block
Plaster Paris.
Put up  in small bottles suitable for
Camping and Picnic Parties.
Garden   Tools,   Lawn   Mowers,   Garden
Hose, Lawn Sprinklers, Ice Cream
Freezers, Bird Cages, Screen
Doors and  Windows.
♦♦♦♦> *♦*♦♦♦♦
Groceries, Provisions, Mining Supplies, Mining Drill Steel.
P. O. Box 214.   Vernon street, Nelson, B. C.
Ice Cream
Shelf & Heavy Hardware,
Etc., Etc., Etc.
Promptly Attended to.
$100 will purchase 2 Choice Lots on Rouson
St., near Stanley St., wiih phack thereon.
1550 will purchase- Choice Keaidenoa Corner
on Mill Ht., 100 ft. frontage, 120 ft. dcuu.
*;i75 will purc-hiiHo 2 Lotsoti Carbonado St.
5,000 unaies Utiea (pooled) ljc
10,100     "      Fairmont   "        4c
—   Blackcock Mining Company  2l)c
Mining  and  Real   E^tnte   Hrnk r
Taruer-BoeckliBlock, SeiBOU.
Nelson Cleaning and Dyeing
S. D. PIERRE i'rop.
Ladies' and Gents' Clothing- cleaned
dyed, altered and repaired.
Bern of Clarke Uolel. NEUON
Villi Marie ami Hoch-.-laga OriseL—Blair's
Railway Bill— i ha Newfoundland
Fit hems Ouf-stion.
Ottawa. Ont, Aug. 2.—The date of
prorogation of Parliament has again
been iixfld. It has been deculfld to g.it
all work of the session thiongh this
week uiitl to close the House on Monday. There need be no difficulty in
doing ibis as the principal items in
'he svipplenienlaries are all thiough
and tbe ouly things that remain ate
the railway subsidies.
At a meetiug of tho railway committee today, another discussion took place
on Mr. Blair's railway bill. Only
two important clauses bave been
dropped. At a conference botween
the Premier, Hoggart, Ulair and Tup-
per, it was decided, in order to close
the session, to drop clause five for the
present. This is the clause which pro-
vidisfor the adoption of one set of
rules aud regulations for nil roads.
Mr. lllair hoped that they would bo
able lo put through clause four respecting ll.o location of railway stations by
the Governor-Genernl-in-Oouuoil. Mr.
Haggart ottered a strong rtsiBience to
this clause and finally Mr. Blair received a letter from the Premier, who
was iu the Honse stating that at au-
olner conference with Hir Charles he
learned that the opposition would use
all kinds of obstruction to prevent the
clause going thiough Una session
The result was ibat both clauses wcie
dropped and the remainder of ihe mil
was passed.
bir Charles Tuppi-r nils from Montreal tomorrow for  England
Montreal, Aug. 'J —The rnu -on La
Banqne in the llocbelaga continued for
a time this morning in a mild form.
Depositors from the country stampeded and clerks at the head office
wero kept busy after die arrival of the
trains The situation as regards the
Ville Marie and tbe Jacques dirtier
hanks is unchanged,
Montreal, Aug. 8.—H. Eller of Pat
erson. N. J., 2'J years of age, jumped
overboard from Ihe Elder Dempster
sleamship Yola us that vessel was passing Graen Island, 111 miles below Quebec yesterday afteinoon. A boat was
lowered and n careful search made for
him but lie could not he found and it
is supposed that lie was drowned. At
the time the ship was iibcut two
miles from land in Ihe last westbound
trip of tho Yola, Eller was found as a
stowaway and was reslnpped at Lon
don for the east bound trip as a seaman. Ho has n brother in Paterson,
N. J., and a sister iu Now York.
St. Johns, Nfld., Aug. 2.-The
French warship Manche arrived here
tonight from the treaty coast. For
the last mouth she has been patroll
log the cod fishing areas near the
Straits of Belle Isle, driving away tho
Newfoundland craft that wero fishing
thero. Bitter disappointment prevails
in the colony over tile recent rieclnrn-
tionjof Mr. Chamberlain, tbo Imperial
Secretary of stato for tho (Monies
that the negotiations for a settlement
of tbo treaty shore dispute aro. not
likely to be conoluded before next s s-
siou of the Inueiial Parliament
Montreal, Que, Aug. 2—(Lute.).—
Tho action of tbo Banqne Hochelaga
yesteid.iy afternoon in promptly meeting tho demands of its timid depositors had a good effect today aud there
were but few more than tli3 ordinarv
withdrawals. The panic is now ie
garded as over. It never extended to
the stronger English institutions, On
tho stock exebungo there was a recovery of values equal to and, in many
cases beyond yesterday's fall.
Safer to Livo in Kootenay Than iu the
Land of Song.
Rome, Aug. 2.—Tho campaign
which has resutled in the capture o
killing of SO brigands within a few
weeks has. practically stamped out the
mischief of Sardinia but the worst of
tbo brigand leaders, Moni, and his
band are still at large. Moni is a man
of greut ability, audaotty and cruelty.
His hand has killed HI persons within
the past eight, years aud there is now
a reward of 20,000 lira upon his head ;
but, despite the fact that the military
forces of Snrdinia aro combined to
run him down, ao defies oapture. It
was thought by the soldiers that they
had him and his band surrounded in a
forest, but a few days ago he mysteriously vanished. Yesterday a manifesto signed by Moni waB discovered
affixed to a ohuroh door near Sassari,
proclaiming that the brigand doclared
war upon his enemies who were the
gendarmes, police, military and others.
When King Humbert visited Sardinia reoently, Moni addressed a letter
to his majesty asking foi safe couduct
nnd an andience.
Brnssels, Aug. 2.—The delay in
forming a new cabinet is due to the
ditlitilty experienced in selecting a new
Minister of War who will be both an
officer and pledged to the pnuoiple of
personal military service. Do Mode-
uager, who is attempting to for u a
ministry in succession to that of M.
Van Don Pereboom, which resigued
yesterday on account of the rejection
of the Government's electoral proposals, says that the new cabinet will be
unanimous in favor of an electoral bill
embodying proportionate representations.
London, Aug. 2.—Tho special artist
of tho Daily Graphic of this city, now
in the Phillipiues, has been indulging
in a vigorous growl nt the treatment
which he says ho has been subjeotod to
"by authorities who are so deficient in
common souse, to say nothing of courtesy, as to forbid an artist the assistance whioh ho might provide for himself by engaging servants to curry the
food tho military authorities deoline
to supply oven now on payment."
He adds: "If this campaign wero
oondnoted  by the British there  would
be officers commanding at tne base
and lines of communication, roads
would be repaired, streams would be
bridged or terries established aud supply traius would be moved along, establishing depots.
"I bave accompanied five British expeditions where tin s-> characteristics
prevailed bnt this is the first campaign I have seen in which the transport service was systematically neg
lected. Even the Chiueso established
depots in 1894. But here yon c«u not
be taken by cart from Manila to San
Tomas byroad without having to swim
streams. But for a bit of siugle railway liue iho troops would lie starved
on the line of operation*. As it is
they aro fed from hand to mouth. "
London, Aug. 2.— The Pall Mall Gazette says that tho ohoice of Sail de la
I lauiioiitaon at Kennes as to tbe place
of lidding the Dreyfus court martial
is n veritable calamity ; the ceiling of
the room is low being only Hy, feet
high and no body except the members
of the court and the witnoses will be
able to henr a word. Tho joniiialists
will ho ranged iu sixteeu rows behind
the witnesses and owing to the execrable acoustics of ball, only those in
the first rows or two can follow the
proceedings, making it impossible to
report the trial. There is still time,
says the Gazette, to change the place
of tbe trial to the Lyceo,which is close
to the prison aud handy iu other re-
spoots. as well as being commodious
hud comfortable, aud it is hoped that
the auihjrities will listen to the
prnyer of tho press for this change.
Kingston, Jannca, Aug. 2.—Popular
resentment against the Imperial loan
is increasing und finding significant
expression through the newspapers.
The Telegraph commenting upon the
subject says it recoguizea the presence
of another political crisis, involving a
grim sniggle and with a greater need
of enlightened combiuatiou than at any
period Bineo 11J86, Continuing the
Telegraph says: "While the island
must not repudiate its liability, it can
raise a loan ou its own responsibility,
without selling its political birthright
Of prostituting its political manhood.
It must offer resistance to all principalities aud powers that can be brought
into operation by au inimical and do-
potio imperial policy having the sympathy of all generous impulsos of this
irogressivu and   democratic   age."
Mr,   Crease   Thiuks  the Oity   Should
Secure Some Power at Bonniugtou.
Editor of The Miner:
Sir—Having had the pleasure of au
outing the other day with some
friends, I visited Bonniugtou Falls,
Seeing tho immense power there going
to waste, it occurred to me what a
most decided advantage it would be if
the Municipality of the Oity of Nelson took immediate steps to secure proprietary rights controlling some of that
valuable power; the latter would ouly
have to bo transmitted 14 miles. Such
a step would bo a sure foundation in
making Nelsou a manufacturing centre; it is now a wholesale and railway
Orillia, a small but energetic Eastern town, seoured such p iwer from
the falls of tho Severn river with
wonderful results; it transmits the
same a much longer distance than is required in our case. I need not speak
of Buffalo's enormously successful enterprise in oomnnection with Niagara
Falls. If wo could not make use of
uuy of the power now, it wonld be a
precautionary measure for the  future.
I venture to think this is not any
"bee in the bonnet" idea.
Nelson, August, 2,   1890.
P   Burns & Co's. New Business House
in Commenced—Artistic Residences
It has frequently been written and
said that one of tbe features of Nelson,
which more particularly distinguishes
it from a mining town, is the permanent and tasteful manner in which the
principal bouses of business and residences nre built.
There bas never been a building
boom in Nelson, but a quiet stead}
growth is always going on.
During the laBt two or three runnrhs
some important additions to Baker
street have been commenced, notably
the Hudson's Bay building and the
Hmik of Montreal. Owing to a breakdown of the cars whicfc were bringing
the iron beams for the fire proof floor,
tbo l unk building hus been delayed.
Mr. A. E. Hodgins has just lee the
contraot for the masonry of P. Burns &
Co.'s now building to Oonnell Broth
ers. Work on the basement will be at
once commeuced. The pluns for tbe
new block give oue tho impression
that the bnilding will bo by far tho
largest iu Nelson at the present time.
The total oost, exclusive of the ccld
storage and oilier extras, will not be
loss than 125,000. The terra cottti for
the faoings will oost $2,000 and
$1,1300 worth of marble has been ordered from the West Kootonny Brick and
Lime Oompauy. As many as 825,000
ordinary bricks havo boon ordered, exclusive of tena cotta and pressed brick
The ground floor will consist of two
stores; one will be occupied by
Wallace and Miller aud tho other hy P.
Burns & Co. themselves. Tho owners
will also take the prinoipal part of the
upper story for oold storage and offices.
The bnii ling apart from its utility
will be an exceedingly handsome   one.
Mr. Hodgins has also commeuced tbe
plans for Mr. T. Madden's new brick
building. This will be a two story
erection measuring 120 by 30 feet, aud
will adjoin the Madden House. Excavating has been commenced, but tho
workmen were flooded ont owing to
the overflow from the oreek in Ward
Street The ground floor will consist
of one large store 70 bv 28 feet and on
the first story tbere will bo two smaller stores measuring 28 by 10 foot The
upper story will consist of offices and
Mr. Hodgins is also the arcluteot for
the new London & B. O. Qoldfiolds
building whioh was described in last
Sunday's Miner.
The oontraot for Mr. Lay's (manager
of tbe Imperial Bank of Oanada in
this Oily) new house on Victoria street
has been let to E. Gillett. The frame
18 almost completed. This will tie a
Urge two storied bouse containing 101
looms. Mr. A. H. Buchanan's new
residence is nearly completed and will
be ready for occupation by next   week.
The Roman Catholic chuich is Hearing compleiiou, tbe new steel roof hi -
ing now in place. A meetiug of tl.e
faithful was held on Tnesnay nigl.t
and the question of ordering pews was
discussed. Father Ferland hopes that
the opening ceremony will take place
early in September.
Mr. George Ct rtis has designed un
artistic house for Alderman Frank
Beer, which will be built at the coiner of Hall and Carbonate streets. The
house will be bnilt ou u stone foundation. The exterior of lower story wall
will be shingled with creosote-stained shingles, tbe upper portion of the
walls being rough cast plaster, The
designs for the windows aro particularly benutiful, and with cathedral
glass and leaded lights will help to
show off what promises to be one of
the prettiest residences in Nelson.
Mr. Martin Madden has the ctntract
fo, ibis house.
Mi. Curtis is also building a charming cottoge residence lor Mr. Montague
Bird i.t the corner of Kooteuay and
Robson streets. This will be not on-
liko the new addition to the Orickmny
hospital only rather more elaborate.
M. E. A. Crease has given the contract for the erootinn of a residence for
himself to the Murray Brothers. Mr.
Curtis bas designed for f he popular and
hard working mugi-trate an exceedingly prettv bungalow residenoe. The
location for tho same is on Front street
towards Bogustjwn.
John Houston's new brick bfock is
growing visibly under the guidance
of Aid. Hillyer, the "head push" who
directs the work.
Malone and Tregillns have now com-
nleted their handsome brick addition
to the Tremont Hotel.
There aro many other private resi
donees also in course of erection which
spaco would not permit to e"nmernte.
It requires but a casual glance to see
thnt the building business is having,
if anything, more than lis average
innings this   month.
Tho advantages of a tiro limit will
be more than ever apparent in Baker
street and tho contrast between the
business portion of Nelson and Kosslnd
will be still more marked.
London, Aug. 2 -'I he Pull Mall Gazette nils ullornn.iii says it learned that-
Great Britain is about to surrender to
China tho town of Sau-Chnng, which
was occupied by tho British May Hi,
during Ihe Kow-Won Lon disturbance.
Tho paper mentioned asks the reason
for this retrogression, wh'c.h it says
will only servo to damage British prestige.
Flume, Hungary, Aug. 2. —A boat
which was being used to convey snil-
orB to a warship at Buda PeBt yesterday oveniug, wns capsized aud five of
the men were drowned.
Synduey, Aug. 2.—Tbo steamer Al-
ineda, Captain Von Otterdortf, which
sailed from this port today, for Sun
Eraueisoo, bad ou hoard £260,COO in
A. II. Barton, who has had a mild
attack of typhoid, is now conavlesceut.
The O. P. R. is building a wharf
boat in the ship yard hore, to be used
for a landing at Kaslo.
Mr. James D. Sword, of Rosslaud,
who has been somewhat seriously ill in
Nelson, is now convalescing.
"Judge" Muir was mulcted in the
sum of |10 yesterday by Magistrate
Crease for being overloaded with alcohol.
A. Turner, who has been connected
with Teeizel's Drug Store for some
time, leaves this evening for England
where be will attend school.
Mr. George Kydd oaught n fine trout
yesterday near tbe bluff opposite the
wharf. An itinerant angler lnuded
the fish for him, be hnving no net.
When "we are closing our books for
'he month" at the Bonk of Halifax
the said i. a. will remind its manager
of this event. The fish would weigh
from 2'^ to 2!,.^ pounds.
Tho team of horses purchased by tbe
Oity for the fire department are becoming used to their new vocution. They
have been hitched up a couple of times
und seem rather proud of the handsome
hook and ladder truck. The horses
hail from the United States and rejoice
in the names of DeA-ey and Sampson.
It is likely that these names will be
changed to Neelauds and Houston.
Mrs. H. Ferguson Pollok's dunce on
Monday night was one of tbe prettiest
and pleasantest given in Nelson. Although there wero a largo numher of
guests the rooms were never too
crowded for dancing. Supper was served in a tent in the gnrden end the sun
bod risen sufficiently to light tbo list
guest homeward before the host and
hostess "folded their tout like the
Captain Hugh Tliomason and his
company of Rough Riders, which are
the sensation of tho dav, who fought
under three flags, will appear at e\ery
performance ou the Hippodrome Track
with the Walter L. Main Shows at
Nelson, Monday, August ?. and give
the most novel and exciting exhibition
that has ever been given to the public.
They will be dressed as they wore in
Cuba, where they took part in the
Battles of San Juan Hill, Daiquiri,
Si bony nnd El Canev.
In the window of tho Thomson
Stationery oompnny is u kodak picture
that is curiosity. It is the first
photo taken by a novice, and is a fishing scene on tbo Kootenay river near
Bonnington Falls. There are two figures in the picture. One is apparently
picking nu fish from the bottom of the
river which flows around and above
tbe anglr.r. In tho other figure the
lady is comfortably sented on a rock
holding a bamboo pole,while the water
rises to the height of her chin. The
secret is that two exposures were taken
from different points but on the same
Manufacturer)* of
Wire Ropes   sjj
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We sail s'ronjj-
ly roco iniiiuuft
tl In p u ut p to
those requiring
law type The
<!xt cmenonveU'
leill c Of i hi; IMlt-
>-H i) larked
fn-n I'tiailta it
lo be r-iulily
> DOkOd jtiid taken nil, The n Ij-
POI1C0 if project-
Ing valve goar.
ofOt, 1h a vain
abio feature in
I  nvnldlnf  break*
7"fc> Aget  <i n ring
hoi Ml i ni/ a ml
lowering In the
confined space
where those
pump* arc uw tl.
It. Id fitted with
convenient bur-
jH-iiilini/ hooks
in <1 tin; puckillK
■ mm gome m t
tnkofl up the
leii-t. poesIble
snurn M nln -
ested In Mining
Machinery wmim i.o isult their inter«ntH by
sending for oatalogno and quotation before-
Intttalliruu plant. Wo manufacture Pump.
Ing Machinory for every conceivable duty
Ctinllffo & flblott, Agt«., Rossland.
Maoffay & Walk en, Agfa, Vancouver.
lure,   Life,  Accident  and  Sickness
Real Estate and Loans.
To Let.—Several Houses of
Different Sizes.
For Sale.—Real Estate in all parts
of the   City.
House Cleaning Time
We can iihhjhI you in tbe annual
oveiliaulintf by Pnititiug, Paper-
HatiKinKi KulsomiuioK nnd Interior Decorating Estimate,
cheerfully given.
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no mortgage upon Improvod city property. Apply to Klliott & bennle, .solicitors. Nolson.
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l*1 ■ Land Surveyor. Survey* of mineral
c'laims.landM, olo. Agent for obtaining Grown
Grants. Office Turnor-Boookh block. Nelson,
H. O. (907)
171      K. MORRISON, • >. I). H.. ALL KINDS
1»  of Dontal work done.  Offiops:   Broken
Hill Blook, Corner linker und Ward Streets
s. Saviock'h [KnomsiiI Ghuiicii—Corner
Ward and Sllloa sts. Sundays: Holy Communion 8 a in.; and on tho lut and 3rd Sundays
in the month after Mattins; Mnttlnp ut U a.m.;
Sunday School 2,80 p.m ; EvetlflOng 7.30. Daily:
MattinK at 9.30 a. in. Thursdays and Saint's
Daysi Holy Communion 10 a. in. Fridays:
Evensong 7.30 p, m., followed by choir practice. H. s. Akehurst. Rector. Prod Irvine,
Geo. Johnstone, Wardens.
PRESBYTERIAN Chukch—Services at II a.m.
and 7.30 p.m. Sunday School at 2.30 p.m
Prayer inoetinK Thursday evening at 8 p.m.;
Christian Endeavor Society meets every Monday evening at 8 o'clock. Kev. K. Frow,
Methodist   Church—Corner Silica  and
Josephine Streets. Services at 11 a.m. and 7.30
p. m. ; Sabbat.li School, 2.30 p.m.; Prayer meeting on   Friday overling at 8 o'clock- Kpwortb
League O, H., Tuesday at8a.m. Kev. John
Robson, Pastor.
Catholic CHURCH—Mass at Nelson, first
and third Sunday at 8 and 10.00 a.m.; Henedic
tion at 7.30 to 8 p.m. Rev. Father Ferland
BAPTIST OHUROH — Services morning and
evening at 11 a.m. and 7,80 p.m.; Prayer meet
ing A'odnesdny evening at 8 p.m. Hie H. Y
P. U. Monday evening at 8 o'clock. Stranger?
cordially welcomed.   Rev. C W, Rose, Paator
Salvation Army—Servic s  every eveninr
at 8 o'clock  In barraccks on Victoria atree
Adlurant Kdgocoinbo In charge.
A full line of
Harris Homemade Tweeds
Prom Talbot Harris, Scotland.
Fancy Fall Goods of
every description. Call
and inspect my stock.
nameless, unwarranted army of footwear
sold to whoever v/ill buy them.
The ''Slater Shoe" is made in twelve
shapes, all leathers, colors, widths, sizes
and styles. Every pair Goodyear Welted, name and price stamped on the soles.
$3.60, $4.50 AND $5.50.
Destiny Changed.
The ' 'Slater .Shoe'' is closely watched during the process of manufacture. Every shoe
undergoes a careful examination after leaving the hands of each operator.
The slightest flaw in the leather or work-
uiansliip-a stitch missed-a slip of the knife,
only discernible to an expert condemns the
shoe that started toward the "Slater " goal
to the ordinary, /^""YntSl
L1LIJE BROS., Aberdeen  Block.
Thos. Dunn § Co., L'd.
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Write for Quotations. Ciililo Address, "Dunn."
(133) VAITCOUVEE, B.  Oi
^e*'CAN Tobacco ca
I Throe Grades: [ % M\M StfOllg and Full Strength
Five Skes: >//s, 1/5'8, ;/s's, Jj9's and^s's.
Kootenay Electric Supply ml CinMii Co.
Complete Electric Equipments for Electric Power Transmission and lighting for mines,   towns,   etc     Electric   Fixtures, Lamps, Bells. Telephones, Annunciators, etc.
The average shiDuient of ore from
the Silver King mine to the Hall Mines
smelter during the last week has been
2C0 tons per day.
The Hall Mines Limited, are considering the advisability of erecting a
new lead stack at the smelter
If the project is carried out, which
iu all probability it will be before
very long) it will give an impetus to
the lead miuing industry in Kooteuay.
* *   *
Hamomnd Brof., pack train of Sau-
don, has been engaged to move the bal-
anco of the ore lying sacked at the
Hearrice mine, at the head of Mohawk
oreek, and work will be resumed by
Beer Bros., of Nelson. A shipment of
HO tons of ore taken out last winter
was made about 10 days ago. It is ex-
peoted that us soou us the property is
put in shape for development it will
become a steady shipper as it is known
to be one of tho best in   the   Lardeuu.
* *   *
This is the way the Kossland Miner
sizes up the situation : "Tbe tiDe summer weather that is prevailing all over
the oountry has induced inauy of the
eastern visitors to extend their trips
aud prolong tbeir stay in the Province.
The Kootenays aud the Boundary country are full of eastern people aud all
the bettor known mining centres are
receiving their full share of atteution.
Beyond the fact that contract work as
such has received a sudden stop in the
Slocan there iB but, little change in the
labor situation us far as can be ascertained. There are many reports current as to certain properties opening
up and as to the working of others by
imported labor, but as a matter of fact
the mine owners and Ihe men are simply waiting for a possible change and
iu the inoautime no particular action
is being taken.
* *   *
A letter from Slocan Oity conveys
the following interesting information :
Oaptain Morrish was here last week
looking after the Exohouge group. It
is the intentiou to resume work ou this
property soon.
The Evening Star, on Dayton creek,
is again closed down. As soon aB the
labor question is adjusted work will be
resumed with a larger force, as Mr.
Kose has orders to run 1,000-foot cross-
out tuuuol to tap the ledge from the
level of the creek and also to build a
wagon road from tho mine down to the
Springer creek , road. D. A. Ross, the
Biiporintenrtont,' leaves in a few days
for Toronto and Montreal to consult
-with Hugh Sutherland, and expects to
return iu six weeks.
Messrs. J. 1J. aud G. Kend"U are
registered at tho Arlington Hotel here.
They arrived laBt week nnd have beeu
out to examine and report on the Kilo
claim on the first north fork of Lemon
creek for the Loudou aud B. 0. Gold
Fields oompauy. The ledge on the
Kilo runs about $100 in gold pjr ton.
As it was on the strength of Mr. Kendall's report that his company took
over the enterprise mine, his preseuoe
here now shows that this large.English
oompauy intend to further interest
themselves in this very promising division of the Slocan, and that the Enterprise deal was only the commence-
ment of their operations bore.
J. Gran, lately manager of the Bank
of B. N. A. at Uawsou, aud formerly of the branch here, paid ft short
visit last week. He speaks very, favorably of DawBon.and tells of several old
Slocau Oity boys who are becoming
rich in that country.
Messrs. Beer aud Hammond of Nelson, have seoured an option from local
men on 7,000 aores of timber on
Evans creek, near here, and have had
it surveyed and intend organizing a
large company to manufacture it into
lumber. This timber is some of tli3
best to be had anywhere in the Kootenay.
McMillan's pack train is packing
on-down from the Ohupleau, and Alien's pack train will start work in a
fiw days bringing down ore from the
Black Prince. Both pack trains are
kept busy, und it is difficult to obtain
horses at limes. McMillan and Allen
are each bringing in more horses from
outside to supply the demand.
More work is being done on the
creeks in this division than at any
time heretofore, und the groat richness
of the country iB beiug brought to
light daily. Experts are coming in
quite regularly, aud there is hardly a
day passes without its quota.
The crosscut tunuel on the Gatiueau
and Simcoe ou Teu Mile is iu 50 feet,
aud has cut the veiu 12 feet, with no
hanging wall in sight. Assays from
this ledge run high in silver. Tbe Iron
Horse on Ten Mile, was inspected by
Craig and Jeffries for a Scotoh company, with the intentiou of purchasing.
The owners of tho Mollie Hughes at
New Denver are busy sorting and sacking tho ore for shipment. Tbey uow
bave one car load sacked and will ship
two oarloads, and expect to make
good wages from it. The tramway on
the Enterprise from the 200-foot tunnel to the road, is completed.
One hundred feet of tunnel haB been
finished in the Umegn, near New Denver. Another 100 foot tunnel will be
driven on the Lost Tiger on Silver
An aocident occurred at the Arlington mine Monday afternoon, when the
night shift went to work. A loose
rock fell striking Jotn Christopher on
the baok. He was brought to town
and taken up the lake to the New Denver hospital by special boat. While
the aooident was a very.painful one the
doctor states that there is no serious
injnry and that he will be around
again soon.
* *   *
New York, Aug. 3.—Copper, steady;
brokers' $18.60; exohange, $18.60.
Lead, dnll; broKcrs" $4.86; exchange,
$4.55 to$4.57}£.
Tin, weak; Straits, $31 to $81.TO.
Plates steady.
Spelter, dull, domestic $6.
Bar silver. dOl^l Mexican dollars,
48; stiver certificates, 60J£ to 61.
the purchase price $40,000. to W. S.
Norman, secretary of the Rossland
Water and Light compauy. says tbe
Rossland Record. This company also
received a check from the West Kootenay Light and Power company for :J~i0, -
000 in consideration of the electrical
ond of the deal. Mr. Noiiunn also received a check on behalf of Ins company fiora the city for the supplies on
hand for $2,40il. 75. Mr. Norman said
to a representative of the Record in
connection with the transfer that the
city bus closed tbe best bargain ever
made in the Kootenays, and. with the
addition of $25,000 in improvements
judicionBly made, tbo City of Rossland will have a perfect waterworks
News From the Noonday   Mine in the
News was recoived lh Nelson yesterday to the effect that the Noonday had
laid off 60 men this week. This
mine hus been on more than one occasion quoted by the demagogic rags as
an insianoo of the mining activity in
the Slocan. The number ot hands employed, the wages paid, etc., have
been blazoned forth with the accustomed effrontery and innoonracy of those
who write to gain popularity with the
Now it is understood that tbo Noonday has been worked on a lease with
un option of purchase, Tho terms of
the lease demand a certain royalty on
the ore that is shipped. The policy of
Mr. Beueifum's iniiuugetneut has been
to employ meu nt whatever wages
tboy demand iu order to get out, all the
available ore. As u rich vein hud
been tapped things went on gloriously
until the saniH was exhausted. In
the meantime proper development work
bad been neglected or. to put it plainly,
the true interests of tbe mine had been
entirely disregurdod. "Micellae lach-
ryniae !"
Tbe 50 men who have been laid off
will find it bard to find work on the
same terms as tney have been receiving,
And the owners of the Noonday are
getting a little anxious as to whether
the next payment on the bond will be
forthcoming. It is within the bounds
of possibility that the Noonday will
again be on the ninrkit before very
recoived from Silverton, Excursions
wll be run trom all Slocau towns on
the day of the concerts.
Lienteuant Dan Godfrey comes of a
rare who were famous in the British
army. His father before him wns
i minent us a band louder; his brother,
Charles Godfrey, is bandmaster of
the "Blues" ; bis two sons, Fred Godfrey and Dan Godfrey, Jr., are both
leaders of famous military bands,
whilst Dan Godfery himself for forty
years conducted the band of Her Majesty's Grenadier Guards.
At the state drawing rooms at Buckingham Palace, the levees at Marlborough House, at royal weddings, the
Lord Mayors processions, and at tbe
great hietorio events happening
throughout the greater period of the
Queen's reign, Godfrey's music has
been a prominent featnre. For his services to military music in the British
army Dan Godfrey was raised to the
rank of Lieutenant of the Guards, a
distinction nover befote or since conferred upon auy other bandmaster. At
Earl's Court, the Imperial Institute,
tbo Inventories Exhibition, tbo Fisher
ies Exhibition, the Crystal Palace
fetos, and the round of yearly festivities continually guing on in London,
Dun (.odfrey and his band are certain
fixtures. His fame is world-wido, aud
his reputation first amongst bandsmen
iu all portions of tho Globe.
As a resnrt of the water works deal
•which has been pending, today the
deal was olosed and the city paid over
It Looks as if the   Government   Would
Be Defeated.
Victoria, Ang. it. — (Special)—There
is joy in the Opposition cump tonight
on account of the sure defeat of tho
Government, Try as he will Premier
Semlin cannot get an Attorney-Gen-
end and it must bo but a short time
until Ihe Lieutenant-Governor dismisses him and calls upon someone
else to form n cabinet. Au announcement to this oH'ooot may be expected
any time.
The SpokeBmun-Review's Victoria
correspondent wires iib follows:
The political situation today reached
a critical stage, aud the outlook is
that the Semlin Govcrnmout is doomed
and will fall within tbe next few days.
When Joe Martin was thrust out of
tbe cabinet tneru seemed a chance nf
u coulition, but instead of making concessions and reversing the part of its
policy objectionable to the opposition
it would try to Hud an Atrorney-Ueii-
eral in its own ranks. This has not
proved an easy matter nnd the trouble
was accentuated by the Lieutenant-Governor when he returned from Atlin insisting upon the Premier ut once filling the position of Attorney-General
as that is one of the positions whioh
the constitutional act lavs down nnisi
be filled as a necessity to form the executive. Then tho Government found
itseif after severil iiials, reduced to
oue man, Alexander Henderson, member for Westminster Cily. They
found, however, that hf is so weak in
bis own constituency that he would
almost certainly be defeated when he
went for re-election, as a member
limit do who joins tho cabinet.
Today, us a Inst chance, II. D. Hoi-
racken, Q 0., opposition member for
Victoria City, was approached to ta'ie
the position, but a meeting of the on-
position members, whom ne consulted
late this afternoon, decided ngulllFI
accepting tl.e olive branch, and now
there seems no chance of filling the
position. This being the case, Premlei
Semlin will be obliged lo resign, and
well informed politicians hiro say tonight that the Government must   fall.
Tho parade this season with the
Walter L. Main show, which exhibits
at Nelson, Monday, August 7, is especially noteworthy in that it coulains
more novelties than evet. before, notably the Zouave Drum Corps, a troop
of performing elephants, and nn an-
oient historical Quebec Calash properly
costumed. The parade is said to he
of unusual length and brilliancy, and
worth going miles to witness. Tile
parade will leave show, grounds ut 10
o'clock a. m. A free exhibition will
be givtn at the show grounds after tin-
return of the parade. In oroer to give
all a chance to s«e the grand exhibition of the "Congress of Nations" iu
the menagerie tent the doors will be
open at oue and seven o'clock p. m.
It   Will   Vidit   Nelson   on   Saturday,
Septen.her 9th.
Charles A. E. Harris, who is niau-
aging the American tour of Godfrey's
British Guards Band concluded arrangements yesterday for the appear-
nnoe of the band here on September
9th, when an afternoon and evening
concert will be given. This will bo
very welcome news to the citizens of
Nelson as the visit will provide a rare
opportunity of hearing the best of mu-
sic without it being necessary to go
away from home. The concerts will bo
given in the skating rink up Stanley
street. It is the only place in town
that can accommodate the large numbers that will desire to atteud. Tt will
be well fitted up for the occasion.
Great interest is heing manifested hy
the public in tbe visit of tbe band.
Already   an   order  for  seats has been
<i in ii nn is op in rim\ i m:vi.       <,
CLAIMS).       - |j
Situate in thk Nelson Mining Division ok J
VVfbt Kootknay Hihikiut.— WHERE Lo- ,
cateo:—On Soutu m.ock okGolukn Kino ,
Mountain and Kast slock uk Toau ,
Mountain. j,
rpAKK NOTIOK that I. F. C. Green or Nel-''
X    sun. us agent for lliu Falls View Gold und
Silver .Mining Company, Free Minei's Certifi-.'
eate No. 11 ll.SKJ, iiileiu!, (-ixtv  ilays from the
date hereof, to apply lo the Mining Recorder
for A Certificate of improvemoiits, rorthepur*
Dose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the ubuvo
And further take notiee that action, under
seotion S7, must lie ooiuuioiioeci before tiie issuance of !-uch Certificate ot Improvements,
1170 F. O. ORBEN.
Dated Ibis twelfth day ot June. 180V,
j£££££££££££££££££ {(£££££ (£££££££££££££i£££££.i£.£.6£tU
Tbe   Girl's   Guild   of   St.    Saviour's
^Church Goes   Into Business.
Mrs. Heathcote's pretty lawn presented a beautiful sight yesterdav afternoon when the members of the
Children's Guild of St. Savionr's
church held a bazaar and a sale of
work. Tho different booths wore nicely
decorated and the little misses themselves, added not a little to Ihe picture, xhe weather, too, did its host
to help matters along by allowing the
ladies to appear in their most attractive summer toilets. Tho iittcinlai.ee
was very good and tbe girls netted a
handsome sum as a result of tbeir industry. They ccrfiiinly worked bard
to make the bazaar the success which
it was.
The refreshment broth did a rushing
business with such dainty little managers as Helen Oamhpell, Flora Mii'i-
domild nod Ivy Johnston'*. The ice
cream, strawbiiries and cream, candies
and peanuts disappeared rapidly and
the saucer which held the proceeds was
soon filled up with the coiu of lbs
realm. A small fortune was realized
from the sale of tauey goods conducted by Dorothy Outnmins und Evelyn
Gurd. There were nil sorts of prom
bits of work taut found ready purchasers. A very dainty Jup was Poppy
Miicdoiinld. She served tea under n
spreading Japanese canopy and madi
a very attractive geisha. Greta Mac
donnld had charge of tho flower stand
The heBt bloom available was urriiuged
in pretty linttnuieis which were ru|
idly disposed of Betty Johnstone,for n
small fee, told fortunes. Sue was li
very agreeable prophetess for she pie-
dieted nothing bnt the best for her patrons. A large number nf people got
an insight into thoir fnliirn by consulting her. The sale continued until well
on in the evening.
The Prettiest and
Cheapest I Have Ever Seen
Is u common expression used in
referring to our KID GLOVES. And
they are pretty made nf French
Kid in nil colors, with fancy
stitching-s, they are an object of admiration to every stylish woman.
The [-nice—only $1.50.
A full range of Pen-in Fererres
Kid (ilexes at $1.25. livery pair
Martin O'Reilly & Ck
Bank of B.C. Building.
Big Schooner
Beer or
The Best Glass   of   Beer  in
Nelson is at the
Cor. Silica & Stanley Sts.
E. J. Ourran, Prop.
Nelson Employment Agency
MucVcrs.       Railroad Laborers,      Waitress.
Girl for Housework,      Ilou-l Porteri
Siti atk in T11K Nklson Minimi Hivihion OK
WestKooikn.w Dibtbiot.—Wmotnc Lo-
i-Ai-Ktn - On 'Ioad Mountain northly
i-uo.M TiircSii.M'iit ICino Mink.
'PAKH NOTICE tlioll, K. 0. Green of Ne!-
1_ boo. a" agent for A. II. Kelly, F. M, O.
No. 81,035; a. 11. Buchanan, V. M. c. No.H 11,80),
Bruoo Craddoi-k, K. M. O, No 38,782*1 R. IS, ten
iiio, v. M.r. No. 81,978a and M. R. Hriscnl, v.
M. C. No. 81.7:111, liitondi sl*iy days trom tho
dato hereof, to apply to tbo Mining Ueoorder
for a Corctfloato of Improvements, tor tho pur
po8M of obtaining a Grown Grant of thu above
And further take notice thai action, und r
unction 117. lllUBt lie OOlQltiencOd  before the b>
BUam-0 of Midi Cert illi tile of llnpi-ovctntmln.
!I71 F. O. GRKKN, P. L. 8.
Hilled lid* Mi ilny of July; 1800,
J. H. LOVE, Ag't      Baker St
SiTratk in Tin: Nklson MINING Division in
uiiKKK located:—On the Babt Bidb of
LCagme Chbbe.
rpAKK NOTICE that I. An-hic Mainwaring-
X Johnson, anting oe agent for tho Duncan
Mlnea. Limited, |f ivlgn,} Froo Minor's Cortlll
caln No. Hit.HI >, intend sixty ilny* from the
dalo hereof, to apply lo iho Mining RooorJcr
for UurltflentoBof luipravomouts, for thu pur*
pomi of obtaining Crown Urants of tho above
Ami further tako notice that action, under
sooticti 1*7, must bo oonunenoetl  bofo u Mm iw-
mianco of such Certificate <>f Improvements,
Dated this0th day of July, imiji.
ii* LIMB,
BituatkinthkNelson Mining Divihon in
tmk   dihtkict ok   w'kht   Kootknay.
U iikhk I.ocatkd:    BETWEEN  BAQLK AND
i-'ouTY-NiNK Creek,
TUKK NOTIOK that I, Arabia Mainwaring-
1    .Jnhi.-on, iM-iinK as agunt fur i\w Duncan
Mines. Limited, (for. ign » Froo Minor'* » oitlll-
OtllONo, It II.IM, inU-iiil,   sixty   riu.vx  from  (he
dato hereof, to apply tc the Mining Itooorder
for Certificates of Improvements, for tho purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of tho above
And furthor ttOte uotlce that action, under
seotion 37, must bo rommono«d before tin* in
sunnt't: ol such CerlilU otes of Impiot entente
Dated tblsslxth day of July, I860,
" humboldt,"" sailor hoy,""8all,t,"
"bob rbid," and "gem fraction " mineral claims.
Situate intiih Goat Rivhb Mining division
ok West Kootenai District, whbkk
Located:—At the Head ok Crawford
r|>AKE NOTICE that I, Arable Mainwaring-
1.      .ItiliM-nii, Jl'l tliK :i ■ iiK'-Hl    for   .laine"   Hir
net MaoLaren. Free Miner's CerUnoote No.
'JO,157 ii, Intend, sixty days from the date hereof,
to apply to the Mining Recorder for r, < crtlil-
oatu of improvements, for Lite purpose of obtaining a crown Grant of theabovo Olaims.
And furthor tako notice that action, under
uootion 87, must ho commenced before the in
uaneo of sueli Certificate of Improvement,
Duted this 8Qlh day nf July 1809. Wfl
Famous English Tobaccos
CAPSTAN (Navy Cut)
7777777777777777777777777777777777777777777 '^77 T^TtR
NKL30N LODGK, No. 23. A. F. & A
M. iiici'.H Bocond Wodnosday In eaeli
month.   Vlnitlng brothron Invited.
G. L. i.KSMix. SeoretaiTi
I,   O.  O.   F.      Itnuliuiay   Lodgo
No. 16, meets every Monday night,
at  their   Hall,  Koolonay Ht^ett
Sojourning Odd Follows cordially InviUid.
K 0 Arthur, N. G.   John Vanstone, V, G.
Frod J Squires, Secy
,*#5=S^ NELSON'S QURKN NO. 211
ff %   PONS   OP    ENGLAND,   meot-
I (All "r~< ""'I third Wednodny ot
|| 3-U-E | nu,h „|0„th Bt K. of P, hall, Mac-
w. hi   lloiuiM lllock, cor.   Vernon   and
^3~^ Josephine streets, Visiting brethren coi-ilin ly InvTtori.
John Wa'ihon, Secretary.
OUItT Kf OTKNAY, I.O.K., NO, 31:9 niottt
1st and .3rd Wednesday in each monlh  in (hit
K ofp Hull.   K W Bwanell, r. 1). s. c. It.; J li
Groon, O.R.: J. Purvis*, Seoy.
NKI.SON L.O.L. No. 1002 moots In the Mae
Donnld block every Thursday evoulng at ^
o'cloi k. Visit.inir members uordtally invited.
John Tovo. W. M.; I". J. Iti-ailley, It. S.
NKI.SON   LODGK  No. ii, K. of   l».
KmeOtS in I.O.O.F. hall,   McDonald block
jaevory   Tueidny ovculng at 8 o'clock
"/All vh:tlng knights cnnlially tavltotl
Chas Fickn'uii, C. C.
(8'Al) Oko. ROBB IC.of It. and S.
every Thursday in tho I.O.O.F. hall. G 0
Williams. M.W.: W S Hlllllh, Heo.-Scc; J. .).
Drlseoll, Finnncior; P. J Squire. Hoccivor, and
P. M. W.
NKLSON AKHIK No. 4022, P.O. P.. moots
cvei-v flrsl anil third Weilncs^ny of ra'di
iiionth.    Visiting ineinboM cordially Invited.
Dominion and
Land Surveyor.
A First-Class Salesman wnnted to represent us in Nelson, B. O. and vicinity
lor the sale of hardy Fruit Trees, Ornamental Trees and Shrubs, Over 800
acres under cultivation. We grow varieties of stock especially adapted to
British Columbia. All stock guaranteed
free from blemish oi any kind, nnd accompanied Ly Government certiflcnte
of inspection.    Write for terms to tlie
Telephone Call, No. 10.
Post Office Box, K and W.
Ig the cause of many a, batch of bread having to be thrown
into the sewer, anil a w. man's time and InUor gone with it.
If yon weren't so prejudictd, you could have just as good
BUCCB.-8 n itlt your bread as your neighbor,
We advise; throw prejudice aside, and for your next baking
trv a sack of
Thousands ate using II   with   suoneaa \   whj   nol   y
doesn't -nn you, yon dirj'l bave tn pa.t lur It,
If it.
M.   D   SBRISAV   &   CO.
Wholesale and Retail Meat. Merchants
Branch Markets in Rowsland, Trail, Nelson, Kaslo,
Sandon. Three Forks, New Denver and Slocan City.
Orders by mall to any branch will have careful and prompt attention.
LAMBERT & BUTLER,   London, Eng.
To be had at all Tobacco Stores in Town.
Turner Beeton & Co.
NfiLSON, B. C.
All orders must be accompanied by cash and should  be   forwarded
either personally or by mail to the office of
General Agenl Cor  Kooienav & Baker Sis
Atlantic S. S. Lines
From Monlruul
Allan Line-Cnliforntun Auk 17
Allan Line—Bavarian ,  ....Auk 10
Dominion Linn "Dominion..   Auk 12
Dominion Line- Citiiibrouiitn  Aug 1!)
Reaver Line—Luke Ontario Auk»
llcavcr Lino—Lake Huron Auk Hi
From New York
White Star Lino-Gormanlc Auk 10
Cunanl Line—C'umuiinla   Auk 12
Amci-tcnn Line—Ki, Paul.., Auk 'fi
Anchor Lino-Anchorln Auk H
Allan S'ate Line—Mongolian auk id
From tiomon
Dominion Line— Dcibyshiro Auk 10
PaHoageH arranged to and from all Kuropean
uolnU. For ruins, tickets and full Infcrmatlon
apply to C. P. R| depot agent or Ui E. Bcrsley
City Ticket Agent, Nelson, B. (J
i     General AgentC P. F Ofllres Winning
Bon Ton Restaurant.
MINING IIBOUER.       \l>l*i:l  I>1 IILH'.
Windermere Mines.   CorreapondonceSol'olted
From now until the end of the season we aie selling
Josephine Stbeet.
Has   been    Enlarged    and
Furnished,    and    will
run as  a strictly
Bass's and Alsopp's
Indian  Pale Ale
On Draught.


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