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 Daily Edition No. 73.
Nelson, British Columbia, Tuesday Morning, August 2, 1898.
Eighth Year.
A Shop unequalled anywhere. A Pattern after which nil others model. Employing experienced workmen who ure
specialists. Make a shoe complete. Replace any worn oui pari. No delay nor
long waiting. Every job satisfactory or
no pay. Half soling and heeling from
Best Leal her al Lowest Prices. Free
Laces.      Free   Patent   Buttons.      Free
ri  Button IL"
The Terms are Eagerly Discussed in Washington.
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I Grand July Clearance Sale
We will oiler for the next ten days all of our entire stock
at reduced   prices   wilh   Special   Reductions   on   the
.  .  .  following lines  .  .   .
Summer Dress Goods.
Warm Weather Fabrics.
Ladies Shirt Waists.
Ladies' 1) -V A Corsets.
Ladies' nnd Children's   Undoi'VCstS,
Ladies' Silk and Kid Gloves,
Ladies' Silk and Alpaca Skirts.
Sailor Hats, Hall Priee.
.Men's Underwear.
.Men's Washington 'Pies.
Men's Negligee Shirts.
Men's Fancy Cambric Shirts.
Men's Black Sateen Shirts.
Men's Duck and Flannel Suite
Men's Straw Hats.
Men's Pants and Overalls.
f Our Stock is Complete in House Furni&fta. \
cure a
Candidates Se-
i Bribery  aud  Corrupt  Practices  Alleged
Against Pooley ami Bulleii   Petitions
Filed Against  Booth aud Humo.
as n soldier any more than one skilled
in billiards. It must he considered
that the liest marksmen are poor on
parade and look only after uumbiir
one. The Review deelares furl her that
it is much better that all should be
fairly good shots in time of war thun
that some should be excellent marksmen. The article all through is Severn
and al times eau.ilic. There are some
here wbo consider the expenditure on
Canada's Bisley tenia as money
The oounoil of the British Kmpire
League cabled Premier Sir Wilfred
Laurier at midnight expressing gratitude ou the pari of the British race at
the inauguration of preferential trade.
No  Telegram  Has Beeu   Received From
Him Today���Ho Has Intercepted
The    Troop   Transports-
Victoria, Aug. 1.���The first returns
from the polling 111 Cassiar have been
I received, being the result of the voting
at Rivers inlet, as follows:
Clifford, government, 09.
Irving, government, 06
MoTavish, independent, ll.
Rivers inlet was supposed to he a
I MoTavish stronghold.
A petition was filed today against
[the return of Hon. U. B. Pooley and
IW. F. Bullen for Esquimalt The
[petitioners claim that the returning
lollicer allowed ballots for Mr. llullen
I which should have heen thrown out,
.mil threw out three good ballots for
I Mr.j .iggins that should have have
Ibeen counted for him, and they thore-
|+'ore pray that Mr. Bullen may he unseated and the sea, awarded to Mr.
HI'"V;js.   They furl her  allege bribery
I mu l corrupt practices. As to Mr.
Pooley,the petition alleges that he personally and by his agents has heen
guilty of bribery and corrupt practices.
The ���;"* .(inn against the return of ,1.
lli. Booth, North Victoria, and against
Ithe return of J. Pred Hume in the
iNolson riding of West Kootenay, were
Inlso tiled today.
Isalurday Review Thinks Bisley of No
Use���Some News Items.
Toronto, Aug.  I.���The following  is
���a cable to the Telegram, dated August
Hon. William Muloek, postmaster
general of Canada, has  gone  to  Paris
Ian a visit. Penny postage, in the
bringing about of which Mr. Muloek
gave such valuable service, will go into
force on November I), tho Prince of
Wales' birthday.
Sir James Winter, premier of Newfoundland, will leave today for Quebec
to attend tho international conference,
which bogius August 23.
The Saturday Review, in an article
[leaded "Has Bisley Any Practical
Value?" refers to what it culls the
volunteer pot-hunter. His skill, suys
tho Review, is no criterion of his value
He   Will Surrender   If   He Can Do So
London, Aug. 1.���A despatch to the
Daily Mail from Hong Kong, dated
August 1, snys:
News has been received here from
Manila that the American troops went
to the assistance of the rebels who had
heen expelled from their trenches by
the Spanish troops. The latter allied
liefore the American advance. The
rebels have been shelling Manila from
the south side of the eity
Admiral Dewey has received word
from Captain (ieneral Augusti that he
is wiling to surrender as soon as he
can do so honorably. It is believed
that he will make only a show of re-
sistemv. Admiral Dewey expects to
take the city without losing a single
man. Should Dewey and Merritt begin
the attaok Augusti will propose to
capitulate on the following terms: The
Spanish troops to march out with the
honors of war; the soldiers and ollicers
to he permitted to return on parole to
Spain, and the assurance that the lives
and property of Spaniards will he protected from native attacks.
Military   Activity   in   Ihe   American
Camps on Arrival of Merritt.
London, Aug. I.���The correspondent
of the Times at Cavite, under date of
July 20, says:
The arrival of (ieneral Wesley Merritt has given a great stimulus to
military activity, chielly iu the camp
of Admiral Dewey, Where (ieneral
(ireen's hrigde has heen reinforced by
troops from Merritt's transport. The
occupation of the country south of
Manila has been completed for about a
mile east of thi! shore,hut the line does
not extend to the river Pasig.
No territory is held by the Americans BOVlth of the town, (ieneral
Green, who directs the active field
operations, has established his headquarters near thojjsoa shore under tho
guns of the warship.
Aug. 1.-���At St. Louis���Boston 1, St.
Louis ���-'. Second game, Boston 1, St.
Louis 2.
At Philadelphia���Cleveland 0, Philadelphia 1.
At Toronto���Toronto IS,Springfield (i.
Washington, Aug. 1.���All eyes turned
today toward Madrid, for it was realized that upon the Spanish cabinet depended lhe restoration of peace. It
had been announced here in a quarter
that removed the information from
any question as to its accuracy that the
decision of tlm Spanish government
was not to be submitted before tomorrow at the, earliest. In tlio absence of
news regarding the negotiations here,
today speculation naturally turned
backward towards the remarkable
meeting at the White, house on Satin-
day, and great interest was manifested
iu every particular regarding tliat
event. A disposition was shown in
sonic quarters to (piestion the authority
of the French ambassador to act as be
did in repri'senting Spain. But it etui
again be staled regardless of any
technical point, such as the absence of
signed, sealed and delivered mail credentials, which, of course, could not*
reach here in such a little time, that
the president regarded M. Cambou as
fully qualified to act as a representative of the Spanish government in the
negotiations, subject, of course, as are
nearly all ministers or ambassadors in
these days, to the reference of tlie
work accomplished by them to the,
government* tbey represent* for final approval.
M. Oambon made it so clear that he
had been fully instructed on the points
likely to arise in tbe negotiations that
the president was satisfied that hy accepting him as the representative of
Spain in this matter, a vast saving of
time would he effected and a point of
the utmost" importance ho obtained,
namely, that the negotiations would be
technically conducted without the interposition of any neutral government. However, any question that
might arise as to the power of tho
French nmbasador was set nt rest by a
short, guarded and concise statement
issued today from the embassy itself.
Then discussion turned on tho nature
of the change made at the instance of
M. Cambon in the list of the Amerien
demands, "It was contended in some
quarters flint no change had been
made; in others that an important
modification had developed. As a matter of aot, as to the importance of this
change, there is a difference of opinion
among the parties. However, this may
be the administration believes that the
change is not essential and that it certainly does not affect the principle of
the document. It* might he well to recapitulate briefly just what the demands of the United States were. As
to Cuba it wus demanded that Spain
was to release the island from her government, possession or control. It will
be noticed that nothing is said of
Cuba's independence, and that the acceptance of this position leaves the
United States free to deal with the
island as it may deem best. Porto
Rico, with the small islands adjacent
andjembraoed within her jurisdiction, is
lo lie ceded unconditionally to the
United States. One of the Ladrone
islands likewise is to be ceded to tbe
United States for a coaling station.
These three conditions being granted
by Spain, are lo he taken as part payment in lieu of the full indemnity.
What further payment shall be required is lo be determined by a commission having authority to act for the
president, subject to his approval.
Whether Spain shall retain possession
of the Philippines, as a whole or in
part, is left to that commission to determine, The reason for deferring the
discussion as to their future is because
the administration is noi yet satisfied
itself. It is not clear at this moment
what sound policy would dictate in tbe
matter, Meanwhile, and until the
commission has satisfactorily disposed
of the future of the islands, the
United States is to oxercics a military
government over Manila harbor and
bay. The commission, which is'actu-
nlly a peace commission, is to procure
the treaty which will terminate
formally with the war with Spain.
However, a suspension of hostilities
maybe sooner declared when the Spanish government shall definitely accept
the conditions abovo laid down and
renounce its authority over Cuba and
Porto Rico.
Notwithstanding the fact that ho
now has a direct cable to Washington,
(ieneral Miles has sent no message
during tho day, and all that has been
heard from bim was contained in a be
lated message announcing the arrival
at Ponee of the advance guard of General Sehwars' brigade, it is claimed
that General Miles has succeeded in
his plans of intercepting the troops
before they reached the point in
eastern Porto Rico originally selected for their landing, and in
diverting theni to the harbor he had
chosen in its place.
Ho  Will   Be   Buried in   the Tomb  of
His   Choice.
Berlin, Aug. 1.���A despatch from
Frederiohsruh to the Hamburger
Naohriohten says it bas been definitely
declared that tho remains of Prince
Bismarck are to be interred at the spot
selected by himself, where a simple I
mausoleum will be built, and to wliich |
the remains of his wife will he transferred from Varsino. Until the
mausoleum is completed the funeral
rites will he confined to tlie simple
ceremony of blessing the remains,
which will bo performed by the local
pastor of the village of Brumstorf.
Prince Bismarck's final written instructions, signed by himself, express
the desire to be buried in a selected
spot iu the Saehsonwold, and concludes: "For an epitaph I wish
'Prince  von   Bismarck, born   April 1,
1816, died -,'   with   an   addition
of 'a faithful servant of  Emperor William. ' "
After remarking that Prince Bismarck was not only the unifier, but
also the odueator of tlie poople, tho
Reichsanzeiger says: If it is truo that
states are maintained by the spirit and
power in whieh they are created, then
the name of Bismarck will remain for
us a device and a revelation at all
times. As Bismarck onee declared at
Frankfort, a Prussian who could
renounce the inheritance of tbe great
Frederick does not exist in Europe. In
the same way the German empire
could not exist at any future time unless
it holds fast to the legacy of the founders, tho first Hohenzollem Kaiser and
his great chancellor."
Criticisms  of  the  Genu an   Press Do
Not Denote Ill-Will.
New York, Aug. 1.���A special cable
despatch to tho Now York Stunts Zeit-
ung dated Berlin, August 1, says:
In view of the deplorable fact that
the atti tndo and sentiment of both
German officialdom and populace have
been and still are grossly misrepresented in a large portion of tho American press. I have undertaken to obtain unquestionable information,
from competent quarters, something on this matter. I have
asked Dr. Andrew D. White, the
diplomatic representative of the United
States in Germany, for an explicit
statement, and Mr. White was kind
enough to grant my request in the
most satisfactory manner. Another
valuable statement of a highly official
character was furnished to me in tlie
German foreign oflice. These two
statements leave no room for the
slightest doubt that the official relations between the two countries nre of
tho very best natura.
From tho beginning tho German
government has maintained the strictest neutrality, iu faet, a |bouevolent
neutrality for the United States. The
vast majority of the German populace
is decidedly friendly disposed to tlie
Americans. Only the agrarians and
tlie anti-Semites show a different attitude. There nro to be suro, quite a
number of journals who have published unfavorable criticisms on the
American warfare, but this is of no
meaning whatever, those papers only
having in mind "to keep up their
right to criticise," which, as is generally known, is an essentially German
Important Announcement by Salisbury
Regarding Railroads in China.
Lendou, Aug. 1.���In tho bouse of
lords today the Marquis of Salisbury,
the. premier, discussed the Chinese
question, replying to the Earl of Kim-
herly, the liberal leader, who sharply
attacked the government for permitting
the rivals of Great Britain to outmanoeuvre them in the railway and
other concessions. Lord Salisbury declared that no British capitalists were
attempting to build railroads iii China,
and be certainly should not advocate
fhe building or subsidizing of railways
there by the British government. He
repeated the instructions given to Sir
Claude MacDonald, the British minister at Pekin, which had been outlined
in the houso of commons by Mr.
Curzon. and added : "We are willing
to repeat- that, and stake all upon it. "
Premier Sagasta   Says Some Modifications Were Obtained.
Madrid, Aug. 1, 11 p. in.��� Tho cabinet counoil sat this afternoon and
again for four hours this evening, discussing tlie peace terms. A despatch
was then sent to Washington for
further explanation of some difficult*
points. When the replies are received
tho cabinet will reassemble. Senor
Sagasta confirms tho report that
"somo modifications of the original
terms havo been obtained.''
Of the Corruption of London
Financial Circles.
His  Transactions With Lord Delaware-
Alleged  Forged   Transfer of
a  Block   of   Shares.
London, Aug. 1.���Mr. Ernest Hool-
ey's revelations of the rottenness of
London financial circles has thrown
the Englishmen who have invested
their money in stock companies into a
panic. It was a matter of common
notoriety that the journalists fattened
on company operations but the
gigantic fabric of bribery md blackmailing by which . ards of
directors are organized of purchased names, and bucked by a subsidized press, some lords even being
paid to quit the companies when no
longer needed was unsuspected. Tho
only question asked is, wlio will be
next? Aud tbe chorus of denials, some
merely technical, is received with cynical scepticism. An exodus of aristocrats
on foreign tours is expected, and a
crop of investigations is sure to result.
Proposals for legislations to regulate
aud purify companies are already
broached. In tho meantime the promoting Napoleon, turned informer,
mounts the pedestal as a popular hero.
People are forgetting his share of the
responsibility for the system he exposes. The crowd in court applauds
every time he scores a nobleman.
Today's proceedings were filled with
dramatic episodes, especially tlie revelations of attempts to tw-fbe Air. Hooley
to induce him to withdraw the statements he made at the last exnmnia-
tion. The efforts drew from the registrar the remark, "It is a most scandalous thing.'' One of the gravest
charges was tho story of the dealings
with Lloyds' bank, where wns deposited 80,000 shares of the Singer
company. Tlie day Hooley went bankrupt these shares were transferred. He
swore tliis afternoon that he never
transferred them and the certificates
used were signed in blank for another
Among his alleged dealings with the
Earl of Delaware Mr. Hooley asserted
that, the earl tried to sell him an estate
at* Hamington, alleging that it contained 4000 acres. Hooley said, ' 1
promised to take it, but when I sent
my agent to seo the property he found
there were only 1500 acres. I had to
pay Delaware 10,000 shares of Trent
Cycle company to get him to lot me off
the bargain." In replying to an interrogation, he denounced the speaker,
exclaiming, "Dean Harrison, Davis
and Beal are three of the greatest
blackmailers in London." He was
tremendously applauded for this retort.
England Is  Not Negotiating With U.
S. Regarding   Manila.
London, Aug. 1.���In tho house of
commons today the parliamentary secretary of the foreign ollice, Mr. George
N. Curzon, answering a question, snid
there were no negotiations in progress
betweeu Great Britain and the United
States in regard to the Philippines and
that no information had reached her
majesty's government in support of
the statement that Germany had made
or was making an attempt, to acquire
the island of Luzon. Continuing, Mr.
Curzon said that the government was
aware that, the future of the. Philippines was causing anxiety in Australia, and he further remarked that
the matter will, of course, receive the
government's ciose attention.
Of  Five Hunderd   Men   to He Organized at Newfoundland.
SI. Johns, Newfoundland, Aug. I.���
Mr. Gosehen, first lord of the British
admiralty, has arranged to organize a
naval reserve among the Newfoundland
fishermen,enrolling BOO men whojwill he
drilled hy special instructors sent from
England. Forts are being erected
specially for this purpose, the men receiving $60 each, cash, for each month
engaged. Newfoundland is the only
colony where the experiment is being
London, Aug. 1.���The Times announces this morning that tho Royal
Ulster Yaelitclub has arranged to challenge for the America's cup. Tlie New
York Yacht club will be notified ot tho
decision immediately. THE MINER, TUESDAY,   AUGUST 2,  1898.
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initial advaualue, 1 ut the end i.i not
yet. There are many other places to
hear from. Several election petitions
have also heen filed, (hose against Bullen and Pooley alleging bribery and
corrupt practices. Petitions have also
been filed against Booth of north Victoria, and against Fred Hume, the
member of Ihis constituency. The,
grounds on which Mr. Hume's election
is protested are Hot stated in the despatch, nor is it easy to imagine them.
The contest in this constituency,
though hard fought, was conceded to
have been fairly and honorably conducted by both sides. Not. knowing
when you are beaten may lie a desirable quality in a soldier, but this
i particular   form  of   mental  obliquity
.   2 'id
,.  :i 00
: sometimes leads
in civil life.
to   disastrous   results
IISr:Ei~W~   *   G-OOIDS      Official Directory.
Hair Brushes, Tooth Brushes,
and Cloth  Brushes,
A-h.     alio Good Value in Sponges.
W. F. TEETZEL & CO. Nelson, B. C,
Govornor-Gencral        -        Earl of Aberdeen
Premier        - - Sir Wilfrid Laurier
Member House of Common?, Dominion Pm-lia-
menl. West Ivootcnny He wilt. Bostock
Political and Other   Notes   From
Miner   Correspondent.
Copy for Changes ��r Advertisement   i
lie lu tin- Oflice liy i o'clock p.m.  i,<
Insure change.
At the city council meeting yesterday the mayor presented a powerful
and convincing nlea against his own
administration of civic affairs. He
asserts that the city has lieen habitually paying excessive legal fees and has
been following inefficient legal advice.
He also animadverted very severely on
the medical health officer, who had
boen receiving, ho stated, unnecessary
and excessive fees. The Miner prefers
to think that* the mayor is mistaken
in his views on these points, nor can
it endorse^the terms in which his strictures wero couched.
When, however,   the mayor   further j bein
Vancouver,   July  80.���(Special Correspondence).���Vancouver   is   looking
better  than  ever before, although the
Klondike   business   is   for the present
! at a standstill, still   new huilidngs are
being erected and apparently Ihey will.
, when finished, he a credit to   any city
| or town.    Large numbers of good residences are being built, and everything
points to a   large increase in the population in tlie near future.
Vancouver people seem to be well
satisfied with the defeat of the Turner
government, and are looking forward
to the next meeting of the opposition
with great interest, as it is expected
that the leader of the future government will then be elected,and whether
he will be Semlin, or Cotton, or
Martin, is the next question to be decided.
The Minnesota editors were   here ou I
Thursday   last   and formed their opiu- I
ions of   the   city, which   as far as expressed were very favorable.
The 0. P. R. steamers Athenian and
Tartar are anchored in   the   inlet   and
for   the   present   it   seems as if there |
would be little more   work   for   them, j
The river boats  built,  for the Stiokeen
ire also idle, and   unless the gold now I
brought down   should cause an
Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants
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Branch Mai^kets in Rossland, Trail, Nelson, Kaslo,
Sandon, Three Forks, New Denver and Slocan City
Orders by mail to any branch will have careful end prompt attention.
Lieut.-Governor ��� Hon T R Mclnnes
I'remiei - Hon J II Turner
Attorney-General        - Hon I) M Klicru
Com of Lands nnd Works Hon (1 II Martin
Minister Mines and Kducntion Hon Jus linker
President. Executive Council HonCK Pooley
Members Legislative Assembly tor West Kootenay- North Hiding J M Kellie
South Riding .1 V Hume
Mayor - - John Houston
Aldermon���Chas Ulllyor, W F Teetzel, J A
Gilker, J J Mnlono, K P Whalley, Thos Mad'
City Clerk
Police Magistrate
| Chlof of Pollco
Chief of Fire Department
Water Commissioner
Health Officer
City Engl r
City council meets every Monday, 3 p.m., nt
city hall, oor Victoria nnd Josephine st
J K Btraohan
K A ('reuse
A   F JIcKinnon
VV J Tin * pson
John Hamilton
T M Ward
lir. LaBnn
A. L. Jl'Culloch
proceeded to say that th
was being conducted in such a way as
to be a loss to the city, owing to the
laziness of the day laborers employed,
he merely stated an obvious fact.
Everybody knows that men working
by the. day, unless strictly supervised,
are not* at all likely to overwork themselves, and such strict supervision has
not been maintained. The result
naturally is that the men loaf. The
two instances cited, the new sidewalk
on Stanley street and the Vernon
street bridge, are but flagrant examples. As Alderman Malone pertinently remarked, "Whose fault is that?
The mayor ban power to discharge the
men if they are not doing their duty.''
The mayor is paid a handsome salary
for looking after the interests of the
eity, and supervising the manner in
whieh the street improvements are
carried out is uot the least important
of his duties.
Mr. Houston was te. elected this
spring without opposition because the
people of Nelson thought that, on the
whole, ho had conducted the civic
affairs in an efficient manner. He
now appears to have relaxed his energies, to have employed foremen who
were not up to their work, and to havo
allowed meu to loaf without discharging them at once, as he should have
done. All street work has been
stopped.and the boastedjadministration
of the mayor has ended in a deadlock.
street work ! othor boom (over $12,000,000 has, it is
j said, comedown already), good river
i steamboats can be bought at a vory
j reasonable cost.
William Kirkup and G. Marsh (the
latter lived in Kaslo some time ago)
came down from Glenora on Friday
last and were very hitler in their de
lmnciation of the Turner government.
There is no way of getting into the
Yukon district except at heavy expense, 40 cents a  pound being charged
Our Grocery Business has grown so rapidly during the
past, few months we are compelled to make room somehow,
In order lo do this we have fully decided to dispose of our
Entire Stock of Crockery and Glassware at Prices which
have never been heard of iu the District of Kootenay.
Ladies don't, miss this golden opportunity. Call and look
through. There is sure to ho something you will require he-
fore the wai is over.
When you come to look through the Bargains don't forget,
your Grocery last also, for as you well know, our slock is well
assorted and Prices Right.
Ladies come early before your neighbor gets ahead of you
and picks out the liest, Bargains, All goods delivered promptly
free of charge to any part of the city.
M. Des Brisay & Co., Nelson,
Ur. EC Arthur.  Dr.OAB HaU, lleo Johnstone.   Principal   J Rllroon.
President J Roderiok Robertson.
Vice-President ��� James Lawrence.
Socy-Treos. John A Turner.
! Presldonl John A. Turner
| VIco-ProH. Vf. a. Jowett,
j Soorotary ]>. McArthur
j Treas. A II Clements
Medical Supt��� . Or. (i. AH Hall
8.00 p.m.
j 8.30 u.in.
' 1.00 p.m.
i (i.iiu p.m.
We procured yesterday declarations
signed by Messrs. T. R. Archbold, tt.
G. Pearson and W. J. G. .Dickson as to
the correctness of the statements made
by us iu a recent article as to the way
in which the Nelson has omitted to
call for intending passengers on the
shores of the lake. We have decided
not to publish theni at present, unless
certain parties who seem to think
themselves aggrieved should decide to
take any further steps in the matter.
For the present we rest content, possessing, as we do, the necessary proofs
of our assertions. In this connection
We may say that the 0. 1'. R, authorities in Nelson have heen interviewed
OU tho subject and they wish us to say
that complaints had heen made to
thein ill this matter, and further, that
investigations into the charges were
being made when our article appeared.
Such being the case they consider
that the aggrieved parties acted prematurely in invoking the aid of tho press.
In the meantime,they assurred us that
s.ich orders have been issued as to preclude the possibility of a recurrence of
similar unpleasantness to intending
p issengers on any of their boats.
for packing from Glenora to Teslin
lake The Hudson's Bay company
have practically the control of the pack
animals, and it is almost impossible to
get packing done except* in small lots
at any price. Tliey say- the Mackenzie-
Manii outfit only paid IJ.40 a month and
board to their men. It will be interesting to note how much they will
claini for the work done for the Turner
government. There aro still many
hundreds of men at Glenora and on the
way trying to get iu to Teslin lake,
but they aro having a very hard time,
being taken there entirely under false
pretenses, expecting a good road, as
promised by Mr. Turner during the
election campaign.
Lord and Lady Aberdeen leave Vernon on Saturday for Quebec, where
they will entertain the international
commission. They were delighted with
the receptions accorded them during
their farewell trip to British Columbia, and express regret that it will be
most probably a long time before they
Captain Troup is expecting to return
to Nelson in August and will then reside permanently there. Captain Troup
will take with him a steam launch
which he is having built for a pleasure
boat on the Kootenay lake.
We are prepared to furnish kiln dried lumber al regulur
prices and carry Rough und Dressed Lumber, Coast
Flooring and Ceiling, Turned Work and Mouldings,
Shingles and Lath, Sash and Doors. Estimates
Cheerfully given.
United States, Ontario. Que- u. lii p.m.
beennd Kusiern  ProvincoH
-...W on N. Si F. S. line.
Victoria Jind Hu-shuid.
New  Denver, Sandon and   2.30p��in,
slot-nil Luke Points.
Knslo and Kootenny Luke  7.I.i a.m.
Hossland,  Trail.   Nakusp, 7.00a.m.
Ltobson, poinls on main line
'.  P.  I!..   Vancouver nnd
ui tii i: uncus.
Lobby opened from 7a.m. to 10 p.m.; General
Oollvory.8 a.in. lo 8 p.m.; Registration, 8.30
n.m. io7 p.m.;Monoy Orders and Savings Hank
0 a.m. to l p.m.; Sunday 1 hour (10 to 11 a.m).
.1. A. (; ILK Kit, Postmaster.
(lovernmeiit Inspector of Agencies W J (ioepel
(lold Commissioner o. O. Dannie
Mining Keeorder-Tnx Col
Collector ot Customs
STATION     .    .    .
A.   E.   YOUNG,  AGENT.
Provincial Assessor
County Court Judge
In8pnnt.br of Schools
11 F Tolmie
Geo. Johnstone
John Keen,
J A Forin
E T HSlmpkltis
William Burns
Reinforcements    Have   Arrived���The
Cruiser Columbia Goes Ashore.
Ponce, Porto Rico, July 81, 10
i. m., | Jj
via St. Thomas, Aug. 1.���Colonel Hnl- is
ings with ten companies of the Six- j S
teenth Pennsylvania has occupied Juan c
Diaz, about eight miles northeast of j s
Ponce, on the road to San Juan. The ^
American flag was raised and greeted ! ^
with great enthusiasm by the popu- N
the harbor of  Ponce, but   it   is   hoped
she will be floated tomorrow.
(Ieneral Brooks arrived this evening.
During the afternoon seven companies I
of the regular army infantry arrived
on the Cherokee. Cable communion-
tion was opened tonight, hut ,'he line
Will not he iii full operation for several
e.   The   protected cruiser Columbia S
nt ashore while attempting to enter ' ^
The Paper ol the People.
Everybody Reads It.
The Largest Circulation.
Best Advertising Medium.
to the st��� Wall Papers,
ininienced. |
Fishing Tackle,
Work on the wagon road
Eugene mine has actually Cl
The contract has been let to Messrs.
Halley & Webb of Utah, and the work
is now well under way. It will take
at least illl days to complete the contract.
The temporary survey for the proposed concentrator was run last week
by W. S. Cranston. The waters of
Oarifeul creek, which empty into the
Moyie lake at New Montreal, will lie
used for that purpose.
Our despatches this morning give
Iho figures of the polling at Rivers
inlet, in Cassiar. The figures indicate
that the government  has obtained au
New York. Aug. 1.���The fight he
tween Solly Smith and Tommy White
was declared a draw at the end of the
fifteenth round.
Garden & Flower Seeds.
When requiring thoroughly seasoned
timber should apply to
The Nelson Planing Mill
In stock,1,0(111,01)11 fl.of Flooring, Lining
Mouldings, Doors,  Sashes and
every description of Joinery.
Stltll.N   ItOOIt.-i  AMI    WINDOWS   MADE
First Jailor
Socond Jailor
Third Jailor
Junior Quart!
Capt, N t'llzstulilw.
It Liddell.
(ico Partridge*.
Julm McLaren
lt IllCC,
Your Tobaccos
Post Office
Cigar Store
Where  you will always find a well
assorted   stock  of   Imported    and
Domestic Cigars, Cigarettes To-
baccos and a full stock of
Pipes at reasonable
S. J. MIGHTON. "!"
"Babcock" Fire Extinguishers
6 GAL. SIZE $30. 3  GAL- SIZE $15,
Including supply of Chomloal Chargoa
with each.
Delivered F. O. B.nl Portland, (Ire.
The   Babcock   is   the   recognized
standard,   universally   used    in   tbe
Fire   Department   service.      Each
tested    lo   300  pounds    per   inch;
working pressure   100  pounds  per
! inch.    The Babcock has  stood the
I test of time.    Full line of Fire   Ap-
j pnratus and   Department   Supplies.
A. Ci. LONG,
171 4th St. Portland,
Cnuncn oc Kngland���Matin 11 a.m.-. Even
Song. V.:o ji.in. every Sunday. Holy Communion on 1st mul 3rd Sundays in tho month ottor
Matin?; on 2nd and 1th Sundays, at 8 am
SundnySchool at 2.30 n.m. Uev. U.S. Ake-
hursl. Rector.   Cor Ward anil Silica streets.
I'liKsnvTKUiAX Cuiitcu Services nl 11 a.m.
and 7.:io p.m. Sunday School at 2.30 p.m.
Prayer mooting Thursday evening at s p.m.;
Christian Endeavor Socloty moots every Monday ovening at 8 o'clock. Uev. It. Frew
Methodist Church���Corner silica and
Josephine Streets. Services at 11 a.m. nnd 7,.'lu
11. 111. ; Sabbath School, 2.38p.m.; Prayer meeting on Friday ovening at 8 o'oiock; Rjnworth
League O, E��� Tuesday at 8 a.m. Uev. Geo, 11,
Morden, Pastor.
Human CATHOLIC Cueucu���Mass at Nelson
every Sundny at S and 10.80 a.m.; lleneiliction
ni 7.30 to 8 p.m.   Uev. Father Ferland, Priest.
Baptist Church - Services morning nnd
ovening at 11a.m. and 7.30 p.m.; Prayer meeting Wednesday evening at 8 p.m.; Meetings
nie held in the school house. Strangers oordlally welcomed.   Hev. 0. It. Welch, Pastor.
Salvation Army���Services every ovonlng
at 8 o'clock iu liarrneks on Victoria slrcet.
Adjutant Mlllncr in charge.
NKLSON LODGE, No. 23. A. F. & A.
rM, moots second Wednesday in each
���4 month.   Visiting brethren Invited,
o. L. Lennox, Sooretary.
jjm&2,-    I-  ��������� ��-  *"���     Kootenay Lod^
-.^TSipti: N'o. lli, meets ovcry Monday night,
<%$*&*������    at   their  ���lull,  Kootenay Ktreel.
Sojourning Odd Fellows cordially invited.
WM. HODSON, Sccrclar, ,"
��VKLSON   LODGK  No. 28, K. of  P���
insets In Cnslle hall,  McDonald hlock
ivory   Tuosday  evening  at 8 o'clock.
Ml visiting knights cordially invited.
.1.  .1.   JI.U.ONK. CC. W*
(8201 Geo. Partridge, K.of It,and?,
NKLSON LODGK. I. O. G. T. Meets in
Castle Hull, .McDonald Hlock, every Jlonday
OVOning nl 8 o'clock. Visiting Templars eol-
dlally inviied, John TKLKORD,
Chief Tomjplnr.
Ueorge Nunn    Sec'y
SONS    OF     ENGLAND,  meets
second and fourth Wednesday of
each 111u11l.l1 at K, of P. Hall, Mac-
l-A Jl)   Donald Hlock,   cor. Vornon   and
*^S==��*%J    Josephine streets.   Visiting hrcth-
rn cordially inviied. ERNEST Kl.NO,
CiiAH. H. FARROW, Worthy President
COURT KOOTENAY, I.O.F., NO. 3138 moots
let nnd 3rd Wednesday in each month in the
K of P Hall. V W Swanell, C. D. S. 0. R.j J It
Green, O.R.: J, l'urkias, Secy.
every Thursday In tho I.O.O.K. hall. F W
Swanell, Jl.W.: JV Hodson, Hec.-Sec; J. J.
Driscoll, Financier F. .1 Squire. Hoceivcr and
P. M. W.
NKLSON L.O.L. No. 1GI12 mectH in the McDonald hlock every Thursday evening at 8
o'clock. Visiting members cordially invited,
John Toyo W.M.; F. J. Uradley, R.S. THE MINER, TUESDAY, AUGUST 2, 1898.
Uriel    Aleutian   or   Happening*  in
District llurlng Ibe I'nnl
Pew Dnys.
The London &: British Oolunihiu
<I'olillielils compauy, with lieiiil office
iu this city, ure asking for tenders for
hauling 240,000 feet of lumber lo their
.���sew mil) site ut the Ymir mine.
A moetiilf; of the loeal council of the
Women of Canada will  bo held in the
Presliyti rinii   church   tomorrow   even-
! ing, al which it is hoped there will Le
' a largo itttoiidance of (l.e ladies of Nelson.
I ' It is pretty generally understood thut
j there will lie a sharp advance ii^ pus
! senger rules to the east in 11 lew davs.
I Those, therefore, who ure couteiuplat-
i ing ;i trip to tlie Atlantic coast should
lose no time iu Inking advantage of
I the present low rules.
The offices of  Drs. finikin and Forin
in the Beer block, above the drug store
of W, 1''. Teel/,il,h:ive been thoroughly
I renovated nnd now present u very neat
; appearance.   The  operating  und con-
! suiting 1'OOinfl have been newly
; papered, utul uve considered the finest
: medical offices in British Columbia.
Ksiiuiiiinlt village is stirred by u
' rumor thut lhe whole site is about to
! he acquired hy lhe imperial govern-
j incut for the purposes of fortification
; works uiul   dock   extensions.    Sovoral
i claim   is   owned   by   J. A. Taylor  of
j Boundary,Washington, and tbeLassley
I buys of Nelson, ik C.
Vi. C. Howies, of llie O. P. R. offices
at Winnipeg, is at the Phair.
* *s Palmer left yesterday evening
for a visit, to friends in Victoria.
Jamos Bowles,Toronto, and D, Law,
Montreal, uve registered at the Phair.
��� .1. (). (iraham. manager of (he Kain-
I'oops l,raii"b of Ihe 11. P. 0., is in
the city.
Horn.���-In Nelson.on Monday. Augusl
1, le the wife  of  Captain A. 10. Hod- j pronerties have already been purchased
gins, a son.
A case of obtaining money under
false pretenses will be tried by Police
Magistrate Crease on Wednesday.
K. O. Treves, manager of the West
Kootenay Butcher company, left yesterday evening for a visit to Duncan
Rev. W. J. Sipperell
will lecture in the M
on Wednesday evening
of a Man. "
Hugh Sutherland of
is largely interested in milling properties in the Kooienay, is   registered   al
Ihe Phair.
II.    A. P.  1).,
ithodist   church
on "The Worth
Winnipeg, wlio
A. N. Mount of Winnipeg, inspector
of the branches of the Hudson's Pay
company in western Canada, is in the
city on a business visit.
Brigadier Howell of Spokane, wbo is
on a visit to the local corps of Ibe Salvation Army here, is the guest of Kev.
K. Frew during his stay in the eity.
The office of ihe principal place of
business of  lhe Dardanelles Mining &
und it is said lhat llie whole town will
he bought up and lhe buildings tuketi
Allan Forrostor, provincial constable
at Brooklyn, arrived in Ihe city last
night, having in chargo Jobn Lawson,
arrested on the charge of having
cashed a cheque at the Bank of Montreal here, made in favor of J. Mc*
Phail, and which bad been lost. The
preliminary hearing will be held at 2
o'clock today.
The Turner government is in tbo
minority of the popular vote by over
151)1), that is. the opposition polled, tbe
province over, l"i(i() more votes than
Turner's    candidates,   uud   still  his
friends Bay he carried the country.
This majority vote shows that if the
country bud proper representation Tur-
nerr would be 1 eaten by four or five
of a majority. ���Review.
.lames Medregor, the recently appointed inspector of metalliferous
mines in the province of British Col-
umbitt, to succeed D. J.Macdonald, arrived in the city last night. Mr. Medregor bas  recently visited the mines
Milling company, Limited,    has   been j in the Kossland district and will niaki
changed from Kaslo to the city of Vie
tori a.
The Countess of Aberdeen contributed a very interesting paper, entitled "Where Dwells Our Lady of the
Sunshine," in Morang's Midsummer
(I. 11. Winter, Sandon; W. Wylie
Johnston, Proctors Landing; R. Mc-
Our, Mollie Gibson mine; O. F.
Cross, Silverton, registered at the
Hume yesterday.
Dr. Forin received yesterday a beautiful silver-mounted walking cane
from Mrs. Harry Abbott of Vancouver
as a token of appreciation of his kind
treatment of her son, the late Captain
Freer, during his residence in Nelson.
W. Rutherford,who for the past year
nml a half has been chief clerk in the
drug store of W. F. Teetzel & Co., has
accented the position of manager of tbe
drug' deportment of the Canada Drug
and Book company hero, and entered
on his duties last week.
I an inspection of lhe mines in llie Nel
j sun district   this.week.     He will   visit i
' I lie Silver King   mine on   Wednesday,
and afterwards take a trip through the
The moonlight excursion lo Balfour
on Friday evening, August 5, will be
held under llie auspices of the Nelson
tire brigade. 'The steamer Nelson will
leave tins city wharf at S o'clock p.m.,
arriving at Balfour at 10 o'clock. The
return trip will leave Balfour nt 1
o'clock. Tbe Nelson brass band and
an orchestra will be in attendance, and
every convenience will be provided for
the comfort and entertainment of the
excursionists. Tickets may be secured
at   the   ('anada   Drug and Book store,
W. k'
Teet/.el's   ami   at  the 0.  P.  K.
R, surveying   party locut-
F. M
turned   from
Development Work  Now
in   Progress.
Chadbourue,  who  recently re-
il   four   weeks'
Tbe 0,
ing the line between   Arrowhead   and | northeast Kootenay, where  hi
Kootenay lakes are Hearing Comaplix,
anil already the townsite people are
having inquiries about town lots, as
they believe that Comaplix will be the
coining town of the North Arrow lake
Tbe plans and specifications for the
new block at tbe corner of Stanley and
Knker streets, to be built by the Hudson's Bay compauy, are expected hero
shortly from Winnipeg. They are said
to be on a scale exceeding that of any
building heretofore erected ill tlie interior of British Columbia.
visit   to
went to
a lot of
Ice Cream Freezers
���yhich no well appointed
ho;(,..j."should be without
during the warm weather.
We have also constantly
on hand a full line of .  .
Plumber's Supplies,
Steam Fittings,
and Hardware
of every description
which we are offer-
ingat very low prices.
examine and report on some mineral
claims for an English syndicate, reports that bis company have secured
six claims in two groups. One is on
Tobve creek, and consists of the Mat-
tcrhorn, Klkhorn uud Iron Horse
claims, situated about 88 miles from
Windermere. The other group, consisting of the Headlight, King Solomon and the Silver Islet, are located at
the head waters of Horse Thief creek.
Mr. Chadbourue took a force of men
and supplies and did considerable work
on tlie lirst group. He found a splendid surface showing in tne claims of
copper-iron pyrites, which also carries
gold. He also found another large
ledge on the Matterhoru which shows
lead-carrying grey copper, which be
considers very rich. Tbe second group
are about three miles distant from the
lirst and are of a somewhat different
character. On tbem is a ledge of
copper-stained quart/, with bunches
and streaks of grey copper, which
shows principally on the headlight.
The vein bas thrown out immense
float which can be traced over tho ell-
tiro'claim. No work has been done on
these claims yet, but 100 pounds of the
float were brought to Nelson for assay,
which bas been found very satisfactory, and work on them will be
commenced in about three weeks.
Owing to Ihe difficulty of access
this section of British Columbia bus
mado but slow progress, but several
good properties are now being opened
up ou Copper Creek und the norlh fork
lev    creelc.  fill well :is llww,, muit.
Vancouver & Nelson, B. C.
A Parry of  Nelsonites  Enjoy a Pleasant Day at  Slocan Junction.
On Sunday a fishing party consisting
of nbout iu ladies and gentlemen from
Nelson enjoyed a very pleasant outing
at Slocun Junction, through the kindness of Superintendent Beasley of the
O. P. R. in placing a special car,which
was attached to an outgoing freight
train, at tlieir disposal. Tbe party left
the depot shortly after 10 a. m., and
greatly enjoyed tlie scenery along the
route, which is among the most
beautiful to be found anywhere. The
Junction was reached about 11 o'clock,
Ibe train officials kindly running the
car down to a* point opposite Ward's
crossing, which Ihe party bad selected
as their camping ground for the day.
Boats were secured and the party
crossed to a spot which|lias become bis^
torio in the annals of this section of
British Columhia. The place is an
ideal spot for camping, and should be
favorite resort for the people of Nelson.
fn the carl}- days of Nelson's history
the. Ward Bros, established a ferry and
stopping place ul this point and many
a weary traveler and prospector sought
Ihe shelter of the log cabin which
stands today as a memorial of the conditions of travel m this part of British
Columbia before the advent of railways. Tbe ferry was carried down the
river by the high water of two years
Upon landing the ladies of tbe party
proceeded to unpack baskets and hampers and in a short time u most tempting meal Jwos spread ou an extemporized table under the refreshing
shade of a tree of pine. Tlie afternoon
wns spent in boating,fishing and bathing. As evening approached everybody went out fishing, aud wben the
party returned to camp before leaving
for home several nice .strings of fish
were brought in. amounting to over
one hundred. The return trip was
made on the regular passenger train,
which reached tbe city at 10 I'JO p. in.,
and bore a party of tired but well
pleased excursionists wbo were unanimous in voting that the day was one
of thorough enjoynint. Messrs. Jacob
Dover, Vi. and H. Irvine,- Harry
Wright, Hugh Stevens and J. Doyle
were chiefly instrumental in organizing the pleasant picnic party and are
to be congratulated on its success. The
beautiful scenery of lhe trip and the
splendid fishing below the falls on tho
Kootenay river liave only to be known
to be appreciated.
01 Tiihey   creek
tinned above.   'I
as well as those men-
Juinbo and Mineral
milieu uiiiim'. i ne .iiiiiiuo ann juinerui
Queen claims, situated on Tobey creek
are also attracting attention and will
in timo be shippers, All the country
needs is development and facilities for
transportation will be provided.
Boundary,Wash., Aug. 1 ��� (Special).
���J. A. Taylor, one of our merchants
here, has just returned front Hull
Creek, B, 0., having found a veritable
Klondike there,in doing his assessment
work on the Boston. On having the
specimens brought home with him
assayed they gave a return of 402
ounces and 14 pennyweights of gold to
the ton, or a value of (8054 to the ton.
There has been from -10 to 50 feet of
tunneling done to a well defined lead,
the quartz having been struck nfter
going through a white iron cap. The
claim is only four miles from Hall
Siding, B. C., up the creek, with a
good wagon   road  all  the way.   Tho
Work on the new C. P. R. machine
and repair shops will begin at. Revelstoke on Monday and be steadily prosecuted till tbey aro fully finished,which
will be about October next. The buildings will be very substantial. Then
the C. P. R. will have established at
Revelstoke. railway interpstsjthut many
a young city would give largo bonuses
and long tax exemptions to obtain. Indeed, citizens of Revelstoke ean very
well auk themselves the qnestion|if they
had passively accepted the dato set by
tbe lieutenant governor in council for
tlieir first l. unieipal election whether
tbey would not likely bave had more
for tlm installation of these shops than
thev now have''
The G. P. R. executive is composed
of shrewd business men, and,of course,
if they can get a bonus or tax exemption for putting their shops where they
for a long time intended to put them
on consideration of plans of their own,
it is to be expected tlmt tbey would
try. Tbe men in a hurry who wnuted
a municipal election before a provincial ono, got turned down, however, and tbe shops came just* as the
C. P. R. intended they should, municipality or no municipality.���Kootenay
Mail. '
Are invited for hauling lumber to the
Ymir mill site, distant ll,1;, miles from
Ymir, as follows:
About 840,000 feet, of which for
flume, etc., there maybe 100,000 feet
of cedar.
All tenders to be forwarded to post-
office drawer 606, Nelson, B. C., to
arrive not later than Wednesday,
August II, and to state how much per
diem tenderer can deliver.
Separate prices to be stated for cedar
and for fir.
(ieneral   Manager   London  &   B.    C.
Goldfields, Ltd.
The building commlttoo of tho lloinun Catholic ohuroh aro asking for bids fur tho purchase
ol'Iwii lots iuul ii house, liillii'rto used nn tho
Roman) Catholto ohuroh. Tho lots aro situated
on i Ins cornorof Josephine mnl Bllloa streets,
opposite tho Methodist ohuroh, Bids fur iho
pronely must bonddi-osscd to II. J. Williams.
P. O. box 111, mnl must bo in on or boforo IJ
o'olook noon August 8. The commlttoo reserve
therltrhl to rofuao any or all bios. 71
has taken over the practice of
Dr. H. E. Hall and is prepared to i\o all kinds of Dental
Work  by latest methods. .  .
Itrnki'ii lllll Itluck
linker Ml.
Brewers of Fine Lager
Beer and Porter,
Drop in   and see   us.
Household Goods, Etc
ELECTION     ^fSa'
Perhaps during' the
excitement your supply of Printed Stationery has been
used up. If so we
shall be pleased to
fill an order for you.
|v Letter Heads,
m  Bill Heads, Envelopes,
\f Circulars,
Posters. Dodgers,
Shipping   Tags,    Etc..
are right in our
line of business
and while we do
not claim to do
work at the
cheapest price,
we do claim to do
Good Work
Fair Price
We keep in Stock
nearly all Custom,
Legal and Mining
Forms and will print
anything you may
The Daifij Miner
is meeting with good
success and if not on
our list you should
bc. We deliver it to
your home for one
month for one dollar
or six months for
five dollars.
Can  We do  Business
with You ?
Zhc   flfciner
fl>tg. & pub. Co.
Under and by virtue of a warrant by mc directed under the powers contained in n chattel mortgage made by one C. F. Goodwin,
which will be i'1'oduceil at tho time of sule,
there will be offered for sale by Public Auction on
Saturday, Ibe (itll dny of Augusl, 1808,
at 2 o'clock, p.m. at the Victoria Hotel, Victoria street, Nelson, II. O., the following goods
and Chattels, consisting of:
IS Cots, It Double Bedsteads, 82
pairs Blankets, 32Comforters,32white
Coverlets, 75 pairs Sheets, '.t'l Mattresses, 'A'l Pillows, 2 doz. chairs, 2 doz.
small Tables, stock of Glassware, 1
Beer Pump, Bar and Bar Fittings, 2
heating Stoves and Pipes, (i tables, '���>
doz. Knives and Forks, 2 doz. Chairs,
0 Cruets, a quantity of Orockeryware,
15 Arm Chairs. 1 Writing Desk, :i card
Tables, 1 large Cook Stove and Cooking Utensils.
nmis of sine. < ash.
thia l-i  day of Aug-
Dated at Nelson, B. C.
list, IS','8.
To all Eastern and European
To Pacific Coast and Transpacific Points.
To the Rich and active Mining
Districts of Klondike and the
Tourist Cars
Pass Revelstoke
Daily to St. Paul.
Daily (except Wednesday) to Eastern Canadian and U.S. Points.
Tickets issued through and Baggage checked to destination.
To Rossland and Main   Line points
6.10 p.m.-Leaves���NKLSON���Arrives-10.30p.in
Kootenny Lake���Knslii Konle.
Sth. Kokanee
Except Sunday. Except Sundny.
1   p.m.���Leaves���NKLSON���Arrives���11   a.m.
Calling at way ports hi both directions.
Uoolrnuy Hlver Itoulc.
Stu. Nelson,
Mon. Wed, Fri. Mon, Wed. Fri.
7 a. m.���Loaves���NELSON��� Arrives���8.30 p. in.
Runs to Kuskanook (formerly Armstrong's
Landing! calling at way ports making close
connections at Pilot Bay with Steamer Ivoka-
Dee. Steamer makes additional trips when
vided business warrants.
Train*   lo mul  trom  Slocun Cily, Sniiiliiii
nml Simon   Lake  I'oiiils.
(Sundays Excepted)
9 a. m.���Leaves���NELSON���Arrives���2.20 p. in.
Ascertain Present
Reduced Rates East
and full information by addressing nearest
local agent, or GEO. S. BEEU, City Ticket
Agent, Nelson,
Trov. Pass. Agent,      Dist. Pass. Agent,
Nelson Vancouver.
Write for Klondike folder and Map.
For One Cent a Word? t
You can lind ul myer for "Any  i
Old Thing " if you advertise.
���Tin-mi lied Adverllsfiiicitl*.
All advertisements in tnis column are   J
i    i cent a word each Insertion.   No nd-
**   vcrtiscinent taken for less than
in,    r*u  au-     .
[in 25 cents.   1
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Old papers at Tiik Miner otllce.   25 cents
per hundred.
FOUND.���A small key, National Cash Register.   Apply "Miner" olllco.
MUSIC LESSONS. - On piano, organ or
guitar, by Mrs. W. J. Astley, Robson streo*.,
two door* west of Stanley.   P. O. Box 1
: 180.
WANTED.���Girl   for  general   house   work.
Easy place.   Good wages.   Must sleep at home.
Apply Mrs. .1. W. Stewart.
It. E. Lemon's cottage
WANTED.���Twenty laborers at Eric. Wages
$2.50 per day.   Board. $0 per week.
City    Solicitor's    Services
Dispensed  With.
Is Oritized   Workmen in Employ of City
Havo Beeu Caught Loafiog���The
Mayor in an AngiT Mood-
At tlie regular meeting of the city
Council held yesterday afternoon there
were present all the members of the
oounoil except Aldermen  Teetzel  and
After routine the mayor suggested
that there wore several resolutions
which in tho interests of the city
should be passed liy the council. Acting on this suggestion Alderman Hillyer moved and Alderman Gilkor seconded a motion that in future the city
shall not be responsible for any bills or
accounts unless accompanied by a
requisition for the. goods,signed by the
mayor. In the discussion of the motion it was stilted that several accounts
had been presented to the council for
payment, which no member of the
council hud ordered, and it wus difficult to lind out by whom they had
been procured. The resolution was
unanimously adopted.
Another resolution was passed on
motion ofJAldermeuJHillyer and (Hiker,
that the mayor be authorized to em
ploy legal advice for the city as occasion arises, and that from this date the
services of John Elliott as permanent
eity solicitor bo dispensed with. In
speaking to the motion Hie mayor
stated that in the oast the bills presented by the city solicitor were very
much too large for any services rendered, and in his opinion it* would
have been very much better not lo
have had any city solicitor. He fui'ther
stated that, the city council had been
put to the expense through following
the bad advice of their solicitor. In
his opinion lie did not look out for the
best interests of the eity.
Alderman Hillyer���I would not sny
Tlie mayor continuing, repeated his
assertion, instancing the case of the
dispute with the Nelsou Land and Investment company, where 8760 had to
he deposited with the registrar of the
supremo court and was still held by
hiin as security in the ease. The motion was curried unanimously and the
votes placed ou the minutes.
On motiou,*of Aldermen Hillyer and
Gilker it was resolved that* from this
date the city pay no accounts for the
care of the indigent sick. The mayor
stated that men in destitute circumstances from outside places were in the
habit of coming to Nelson and then
expect the city to provide for tliem
when they get* sick. The old man
Pitman cost the eity nearly $260, aud
during the mayor's absence at Ottawa
the acting mayor had bought Pitman a
ticket to Calgary and had given him
$5. Besides this the medical health
officer, who is paid $500 per year, sent
in private bills for looking after the
indigent sick. The coroner also in
eases of inquests called in an expert
medical testimony for wliich the city
had to pay. It is time that this should
cease. The eity cannot afford lo be
liberal, and it is time to bring the so-
called professional men down to a
proper basis. Professional information
for which Iho city paid ijilO is in many
eases not worth as much as tliat of a
street laborer working for ��2.50 per
day, and the city of Nelson has beon
bled out* of a large amount of money
by these professional blood-snckeis.
Alderman Hillyer���The affairs of the
city of Nelson have been so carefully
guarded as those of any other city in
the province.
The mayor���I wish to place myself
on record as saying that Nelson has
paid moro for legal and medical services in proportion to lhe value received thun anv other city in British
Columbia or any of the adjoining
states or territories.
His Worship appeared to have ut last
awakened to the fact thai iu the management of civic affairs there should
be at least some slight semblance of
economy and that men employed in
eity work should be made to do a little
work each day. He stated that foremen employed ou the street work are.
not doing their duty although pnid liberal salaries. Some of the foremen in
charge of work for the city would uot
be employed by a private business firm
ill a similar capacity, In several cases
when he bad paid unexpected visits
to street work now iu progress lie had
found both foremen and men loafing.
The men at work on llie Vernon street
bridge were simply loafing and al the
present rate of progress work which
should by the force of men employed
take thrco'weeks would lake six months.
Iu another ease where lie gave orders
four days ago to a man to build a sidewalk along a block on Stanley street
when he visited the place today (lie
only work that was done was the plunk
distributed along the street, although
the num employed is drawing wages
from tho city.
Alderman Malone���Whose fault is
that'.' The mayor has power In discharge the men if they aro not* doing
their duty. Tf he (Alderman Malone)
had the authority he would discharge
the men work on the Vernon street
bridge several days ago, when lie visited the place. They were simply
loafing, and   t lies   mayor   should have
' discharged thein at   once when he saw
' they were not doing Iheir duty.
Continuing, the mayor said that the
(���ity is getting the worst of il by having work done by the day labor, and
ho advised that all street* work be suspended and that no new work be undertaken except on special resolution of
the city council. He had always found
thai when favors were given to
friends, those, supposed friends always
gave them the worst of it.
A resolution nlong the lines of tho
mayor's suggestion was adopted on
motion of Aldermen Malone and Hillyer. Alderman Madden objected to
having his used as mover of the resolution.
nelson cafe. Kirkpatrick ft
Y. IIOSHI, Proprietor
The Best Meals In the City
from 25 cents up.
Of   the   Klondike Has Been Pound by
an   Englishman.
The periodical finding of the Klondike Mother Lode has taken place
again. Daniel Sanderson is tho last
prospector to strike the alleged source
of the golden streams that filter
through the rich quartz formations of
the north.
Nearly 1000   feet    above the nugget-
lined bed of   Frencli   gulch   Sanderson
last May struck a pick into a bunch of
moss and rock, and he says   he uncov-
reed   glittering   mass   of   quartz   and
j gold.    One piece the size of yonr hand
j rolled out and was taken to the miner's
I cabin on the shores of   Eldorado creek.
It weighed over   $1000 in gold, according to Sanderson.
Sanderson is an Englishman, He
went, to Juneau nearly 15 years ago.
He crossed the snowy summit of Oliil-
conl iii the late winter of 1S!)V, before
word of Indian Georgo Carmaek's find
ou Bonanza had reached farther than i
the towns on the coast of Alaska. He
was one of the first locators on French
gulch, where Joe Stanley and his partner had overturned a couple of boulders and had found beneath theni glistening nuggets of pure gold. ,
After locating a fractional claini at
tho junction of French gulch and
Eldorado creek, Sanderson secured
three claims from which he and
Martin Wolstadt, liis partner, took
$160,000 last winter. During tlie late
spring Sanderson crawled to the top of
the ridge above the gulch iu search of
the quartz ledge wliich he believed
had supplied the rich placers of French
gulch anil lower Eldorado with their
golden store. After days of hard work
lie located the the ledge. Proof of his
find is contained in 200 pounds of
coarse gold and quartz, which he!
brought back with him on tho steamer
St. Paul, and which lie is to take to
Liverpoolf his old home, to show his
relations and friends what the Klondike can produce.
Rough assays made from the mass of
quartz and wire gold contained in the
two sucks run from $1000 to $250,000
per ton.
are receiving Seasonable Goods
for the best trade of Nelson in
the lines of
The quality is the best and prices
right.      As always, our stock of
fiPPN AI I  NKiHT  ^> 's '"" aiu' ^c'11��' added to as needed.
NO CHINESE EMPLOYED.       I KifkpatfiCk ""'   WilS0II, -
Tables   supplied   with    all
the delicacies of the season
Special attention paid to auditing
Company's books. Business accounts balanced and set in order.
For terms apply
(AIMM. MF1ME., M Min. Assoc. Cornwall I
Opposite Phair Hotel.
NELSON. B.C. P. O. BOX 583.
Extended uxporlonco in Chile nml Gorman
P'Oiith Africa. Assays nud r.nul.vsis of ores.
Ilepoi'ls nnd valuations on mineral proportion
Underground survoyhig aad mine plans kept
up by contract.
For tlie next Thirty Days
. . . Also . . .
Flowers and  Hair Ooods.
for Nobbiest and besl and Save KASH.
Are Saving Money every day
Oil their 1 lardware Hills by
allowing' us to figure with them.
e     ���
Get Our Prices
Estimates Cheerfully Given.
Tel. No. 21.
McKinley Will Recommend Immediate
Action on the Subject.
Washington, Aug. 1.��� Ex-Senator
Warner Miller of New York, the president of the Nioaragnan canal commission, und Senator Morgan of Alabama,
the ieading advocate of that project in
oongress, had u short conference on the
Nicaragnan canal question with President McKinley todny. The president
is said to have expressed his acquies-
enee in tho belief thut the possession
of the Nicaragnan canal is now necessary, und the war and its results make
the canal indispensable to the United
States. The, president, his callers say,
intends to make a, strong recommendation to congress for legislation making
immediate proceedings for continuing
the canal and for making it the direct
property of the government.
Room li,   Tiii'iier-l'.oecl'.li   block.ICn-
ti'iincc Baker street.   Open froni
ti u. in. to 4.80 p. in.
Repaired, Altered, Cleaned, Pressed
iuul Dyed by llie KKW PROCESS nt
UoiiMuniible Prices,
STEVENS,  Thk Tailor.    .-.-=,
Hoom 0. IIim.thr But.,  NELSON.
P. 8.���1 .Mile* Wool Dreas (Joodx Sponged
before HukiiiL' Up.
Waif Paoer, Sportino Goods
���   Hammocks,    ���
Cameras, Kodaks,
Photographic Supplies.
a Forfeit to
Bob  Fitzsimnions  Posts
Fight Jeffries.
New York, Aug. 1,���In a statement
issued tonight- over his signature Bob
Fitzsimmons, champion heavyweight
pugilist of the world, announces that
he hud posted a forfeit of $2500 with
the sporting editor of a New York
paper for a light with Jim Jeffries of
California, the contest to occur before
! October 1.
Thomson Stationery Co.
Property Owners.
New York. Aug. 1.���Bar silver.
68 5-10.    Mexican dollars, -lub.,.
Copper, quiet. Brokers, $8.80. Exchange, $8.92 to $8.85.
Tin, quiet but steady, Straits,
$15.02^ to $15.70.    Plates, steady.
Civil Engineers, Provincial Land Surveyors,
Real Estate and (ieneral Agents, l-ire and
...Insurance Agents, Notaries Public,   Etc...
FOR SALE _____Xxv\s��vv��xvk
Corner Lot on Vernon si., with Building. 12 l^its in Blnck
���IIF Cheap.   2 Li Is Onr. Josephine and Robson.
FOR RENT ������mv��.*iv%
2 Lots and Dwelliug near Oor Stanley St, on Observatory
St., $12 per month. Dwelling on Silica St,, near Cedar St.,
$20 per month,    House and 2 Lots, Houston St,  $lf> month.
Call and see our full list of property for sale  in   "Hume"
and "A" Additions
Ten Lois in "Hume" Addition at a Bargain.
Gamble & O'ReiSly, Agents.
Baker Street, NKLSON, B.C.
All   Communications relating to British Columbia business
to be addressed to P. O. Drawer 505, Nelson, B.C.
J. Roderick Robertson,
General Manager |    v7rM   ffAlit     �����-,   ^
S. S. Fowler, E. M., NELhON,   B. C.
Mining Engineer J sus
Spokane  Falls 6l
Northern R'y.
Nelson   &,  Fort
Sheppard FTy.
Red fountain R'y.
The only ail rail route without change
of cars between Nelson and Bossland and
Spokane and Rossland.
(Daily Except Sunday)
Leave 6.20 a.m. NELSOU Arrive 5-35 p.m
���'   12:05 "   ROSSL'D   "  11:20  "
"    8.30 am. SPOKANE   "    3.10 p.m
Train Unit leaves NelHon ut 6:20 a.in.
makes close connections ut Spokane fur
nil l'ucilic Const Points.
Passengers for Kettle River and Boundary Greek, connect Ht Marcus with Stage
Do you want the rocks, stumps
or rubbish removed from your
yards, or your lawns levelled
down? It SO we can do it for
you. Will work either hy day
or hy contract.
Address T. VV.
Care "Miner" ollice
Steamship Lines
From Montroul ur Quebec
Beaver Lino-   Luke Huron Auk.  3
Boavor Lino-Lako Superior Aug, 10 |
Dominion Line    Vancouvor Auk.   (1 I
Dominion Lino -Scotsman Auk. 18
Allan Lino���California!) July 28
Allan Lino   Nuinidinn Auy.   I
From New York
Whito Slur Line���Teutonic Auk.  8
Whito Star Line���Britannic Aug. 10
Cunard Uno���Lucahlft Auk- <��
Cunml Line- Ktruriu.. A UK- 1-*
Allan Btatfl Line - Stale of N'ebrnsku.,, Auk. 26
Allan State Line���Mongolian  ..Aug. 12
Anchor Line-~Kurnensiu Aug. HO
Anchor Lino���Anehoria Any. 13
(labin, 145.00, $S0, Sbo, 170 $ku nml upwards.
Intermediate, |3��.0Uand upwards
Steerage, $;;:i..r><) und upwards,
PuBBcnfferfl ticketed through toallnotntei*
Great Britain or Ireland, and at apodal) yjow
rates to all partsofthc European continent, I
Prepaid passages arranged from all point! ,
Apply   to  GEO.   tt,  BEER,   CER,  'I eke.
Agent. Nelson, or to,     WILLIAM STIT'l
554)   General Agent, C.P.R. Offices, Winnipeg,
Charles D. J. Christie
Houses to Rent at $14, $15 and $25.
Two Lots, garden ancl fenced,  Victoria street, $000,
A II roomed Furnished House,  well finished, on fenced lot, $7iH).
A now House, lirst story stone, 2nd rough cast, 7 rooms, Electric Liglfci, Bath,
In it ami cold water.   Finished In first  class manner, ready about
loili August*.   Three minutes from post office,   Prices
(|ii(i|cil at* my office,
A Trial will convince
that the World's Leading
Beer loses none of its good
qualities bv being bottled
in our own country.
THORPE & CO., Ltd.
Victoria Street NELSON, B. C.


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