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 Oj��;*^;��,jrKi;Sgg|  DAILY  EDITION   BY  MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION  BY MAIL  TWO  DOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH  YEAR.  NELSCTN":  FRIDAY MORNING JUNE 22  1900.  PRICE  FIVE CENTS  NEW VENUS MILL STARTS UP  Description of Property.  Another Nelson initio has now  entered upon tho productive phase  ol' its existence, and should soon be  piying dividends. The Venus mill  was started up yesterday for a  short trial spin, and from tho first  of next month will bo crushing ore  continuously.  Before tlio mill waS started a  TmiiUNK representative was taken  over the workings of the mine by  Dr. Doolittle, ' president of the  Venus Gold Mining company. The  property is developed by three  tunnels driven in ou the vein which  . runs through the hill towards the  \_�� Athabasca with a dip of from 30 to  40 degrees.  The ore body is a decomposed  quart/, carrying a good deal of iron  nnd lies between granite and dioi-  ite. The main working tunnel, No.  _, attains a vertical depth of nearly  300 feet, but still the quarts*; is not  perceptibly less oxidized than on  the surface. The vein averages  from IS to 21 inches in width,  sometimes widening out to four  feet, and averages between $-10 and  $50 to the ton. In many places,  alongside the vein considerable  quantities of decomposed granite  is found which, though not high  grade, contains sufficient gold to  pay to mill.  Tunnel No. 1-is iu 105 feet. Tunnel No. 2, 75 feet' lower down the  hill, is iu (500 feet and is not being  driven further as it is now very  close to the Juno group. Where it  leaves off the ledge shows up over  .two feet wide.in the breast of the  tunnel. Tunnel No. 3 is the main  working tunnel, and is in about 700  feet. The ore iu this tunnel is uniformly rich, aud from the breast  theTRiBUNE representative knocked  a handful of ore, which showed  numerous colors when panued. The  tunnels are connected by upraises  anjvtA.'thers are now being driven,  and ��� tho ore when stoped will be  .'-shot down these chutes iuto "the  lower tunnel, and thence trammed  to the mill. No stoping has as yet  been done. A fourth tunnel has  also beon recently started lower  down the hill.  This covers the underground  work. When Dr. Doolittle first  bonded the property from Robert  lleddle, about IU mouths ago, a  good deal of surface trenching and  - prospecting was done to establish  the location of the ore body, but  work of this character is now, of  course, no longer necessary.  The Venus mill, which is of a  novel design, so far as this province  is coucerned, is supplied by the  Mystic Rotary Crusher company of  .California, and it is contained in,  probably, one of the largest log  buildings iu the province.  The ore cars are run out on a log  trestle, about 70 feet high, to the  upper bin~wliich���has a capacity of  150 tons. The ore is dumped there,  and falls through a gate iuto a self-  dumping car standing on weigh  scales iu a lower bin. Prom there  it drawn by gravity into the automatic feeder and so into the mill.  Everything is so arranged that  once the cars have been dumped the  ore has not to bo handled again.  Jt is intended that before going on  shift the millman shall go up to the  weigh scales and weigh out enough  ore for his shift. It is expected to  mill 30 tons a day, aud it is calculated that owing to the automatic  arrangements, this will only take  about twenty minutes. There "will  be one man to look after the mill,  aud the company hopes, in this  way, to treat tlieir ore with the  smallest labor bill ou record, namely, two men for the twenty-four  hours.  The mill itself is very interesting, and certainly worked admirably yesterday. It is built somewhat on the principle of a Gates  crusher. There is a cone inthe center  and the crushing rings outside are  drawn slightly off truth, thus  crushing the ore as they revolve.  The whole rotates ou 21 steel balls  and the rock, when crushed to a  certain degree of fineness, falls  among these balls, is ground to a  pulp and expelled with a circular  sweep through a 40 mesh screen  when it falls into the duct w,hich  leads the pulp on to the tables.  There ar e two tables with three  plates on each. The tailings are  carried lower down the hill where  a dam has been constructed to catch  them. They will be treated by a  cyanide plant which is to be erected  later on.  The mill at present is being driven  by steam power, but the manage  ment intends eventually to use  electricity, and will obtain tho  necessary power from Bounington  Falls. The engine and boiler were  obtained from the Atlas Engineering Works of Indianapolis. The  former can develop 35 and the latter  10 horsepower. Fifteen horsepower  is suflicient, however, to drive tho  mill.  The camp is situated some 300  yards from tho mill to take advan-  tage'of an excellent spring of water,  and will be a pattern camp  when all the contemplated  improvements are finished A  large new bunk house' is  to be erected, and in a separate  building will be bathrooms, with  hot and cold water laid on, and [a  large,smoking room for the use of  the men. A noticeable point, which  might bo imitated to advantage by  other mines, is the practice of collecting and regularly burning tins  and all kinds of kitchen refuse.  The camp is thus perfectly clean,  and there are no offensive smells.  The Venus group, which belongs  to the mining company of the same  name, is nearest to the city of the  Nelsou mines. It is situated on the  summit and northern slope of  Morning mountain, less than two  miles from the town in an air line.  The management is suie that the  property carries the Athabasca  ledge ou account of its direction  and its lying in the same formation.  However this may be, they have  certainly got a very large amount  of high grade ore in sight, and the  compauy should soon be producing  gold bricks and declaring dividends  with regularity and dispatch.  The New Lieutenant-Governor.  Hon. sir Henri Gustave Joly de  Lotbiuiere, who will succed Thomas  R. Mclnnes as lieutenaut-governor,  .is the eldest son of the lateGaspard  Pierre Gustave Joly, a Huguenot  native of France, who became  Seigneui de Lotbiuiere by his marriage with Julie Christian Chartier  de Lotbiniere, grand daughter of  the late Marquis de Lotbiniere, engineer-in-chief of New France. - Sir  Henry .was b.orn.in France���in,_1829,  and was educated there, and, coming to Canada, took up the study  of law, being "admitted to the Quebec bar in 1855. He was -returned  to the Canada assembly in 1801 for  the county which bore his name,  and took a prominent part  in tho confederation debates, opposing the union of the provinces. In  1807 he was returned to both the  houso of commons and provincial  legislature, and remained a member  of both bodies until 1874, when  dual representation was abolished,  aud he resigned his seat in the Dominion house. He led the opposition in the provincial assembly uutil 1878, when he became premier,  which position lie held for a year.  For the next four years he was  again leader of the opposition. In  1885 he retired from public life, on  account of his disapproval of the  ~course~of_the-Liberal���parfcyin- re~  spect to the Riel rebellion, but reappeared in 1893 as a delegate to  the reform convention at Ottawa.  From that time he took a prominent part in the campaign which  resulted in the Liberals being returned to power in 189(5, and, being  elected for Faatneuf. was made  minister of inland revenue. He is  a member of the church of England. Two sous are officers in the  British army, serving in India.  The Lardeau Extension.  From lettors now passing between  interested parties at Trout Lake  and C. I'. R. officials it is regarded  as certain that construction will be  commenced nofc later than the ond  of July, as soon as the Balfour  branch is taken over by the company,. It is only a matter of two  months work when once begun.  Fred Robinson of the Fred Robinson Lumber Co., Comaplix, has received assurances that the road will  be built right through to that point  this fall, from which point the company , will transfer to Arrowhead.  The scows, slip, and tugs are already provided for the Kootenay  lakes, so that a slip at Comaplix or  nearer Arrowhead is all that is  necessary.  Bernier Succeeds Joly.  Ottawa, June 21.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���It has been decided  that Mr. Bernier, M. P. for St.  Hyacinthe, will replace sir Henri  Joly, minister of the inland revenue  department. The official announcement of the changes is expected tomorrow when lord Minto signs the  order-in-council dismissing lieutenant-governor Mclnnes. Bernier's  appointment will be generally  approved.  BALLPLAYERUEAVE TODAY  Notes on Athletics.  The baseball  club leaves on ��the  morning train today for Spokane,  where they   will   play two   games  with   the Spokane  Athletic   Club  nine.   The first game is billed  for  tomorrow afternoon and the teams  meet again   on Sunday   afternoon.  The Nelsou string includes Rockenfield, who will  officiate as  captain;  Waters, Houston,   Partridge,   Ea-  crett, Cavorjey, Blackwood,  Mills,  Neelands and Phair.   The players  have practiced faithfully, and developed speed and accuracy to a degree perhaps not hitherto attained  by any   nine sporting the Nelson  colors.     If   Spokane    wins    both  games they must place a remarkably fast amateur   aggregation   on  the diamond.   Comparatively little  is known as to the strength of the  Spokane nine, bufc it" is safe to predict that it will be the choice of all  the best baseball material in the  city.    Manager Waterman believes  that   over 50   enthusiasts will   accompany the team, in which event  a specially   low rate   has been   secured over the S. F. & N. road.  At the rifle ranges on Wednesday  several good scores were made. Dr.  Hall put on 91 points out of a possible 105, thus equalling the best  score of the season;- . D>r. Hall, H.  Bird aud Alex Grant "are the only  members of'the association who  have put on over 90'points this  season. *     .    -  The football club will have a  practice 'match -on the" recreation  grounds tonight? For the'purpose  of making an interesting game sides  have been chosen. One team1 represents a rough draft of tbe eleven,  who will meet Kaslo, on July 3rd,  and is as follows,: Goal, Dr. McLennan ; backs, Dill (captain), arid  Fisher ; half-backs, Hodge, ^ Blaney  and Montgomery; center, Dr. Stod-  dart,;- right wing, Long and'TDun-  -can; left wing,-Dr.^Hall'and Crough.,  It is - probable that after - tonight's game some- changes will'  be made in the above list before the  club meets Kaslo. The other team  is captained by Jack Vanstone and  includes a number of first-class  footballists. It is an even wager as  to which eleven is the fastest, the  regular team being.. particularly  strong in "its back division, while  their opponents have the .fastest  forwards. Citizens who'delight in  a well contested athletic game will  find what they are looking for  tonight. The game will be started  shortly after 7 o'clock.  The cricket club desires to arrange  a practice match at the recreation  grounds on Saturday afternoon at  2:30 o'clock and secretary Forbes  requests "--very player who can to  turn out.. This invitation embraces  all cricketers in the city whom the  secretary has not had time to notify  personally of the game. Splendid  practice may be had during the  afternoon and it is hoped that every  admirer of the game will be present.'  The lacrosse club's projected trip  to Greenwood next week has been  declared off. The Greenwood people wrote stating that they could  not get up a team iu time for the  game.           , CITY LOCAL NEWS.  ��� W. A. Crittendon received a telegraphic dispatch from Spokane yesterday apprising him of the death  of his wife who had gone there to  spend the summer. The, sad intelligence, was a great shock as it  was not known here that Mrs. Crittenden was ill. The bereaved husband leaves this morning for Spokane.  Ewart & Carrie,,.architects, are  preparing, plans for a Congregational church. The members of the  congregation own two splendid lots  at the corner of Stanley, and Silica  streets, opposite to the;Phair hotel  annex, with a frouta'ge*;of;50 feet  on Stanley and 120 feefc on Silica  streets. On these lots it is proposed  to erect a church 72 by 50 feet, with  seating accommodation for 400  people at an outlay of about $4500.  The Congregationalists have not decided just when the edifice is to be  commenced, bufc will probably take  action in the immediate future if  the Sunday services continue to be  as largely attended as at present.  F. R. C. Beer, Phil Small aud T.  A. Mills were sworn in yesterday  as special constables to do duty  while the circus remained in the  city.  The English-American show drew  fairly large crowds to its performances afc Lakeview athletic grounds  yesterday. The show was to have  exhibited on the recreation grounds  but the manager shied at the $100  deposit demanded by the council to  ensure the grounds being left in  good condition and pitched his tents  at the end of the tram line. The  show consisted of a series of fairly  good variety turns, but lacked the  popular circus features which caused  most of the audience keen disappointment. The side shows and  "after concert" werevfakes.  The young Frenchman named  Pretric, charged with stealing  several dozen poker -.chips, was arraigned afc the police court again  yesterday morning' and sentenced  to three - months - imprisonment.  Pretric pleaded guilty and took his  medicine without a word.  F. A. ��� Forest, superintendent of  the Nelson & Fort Sheppard road,  was in the city yesterday on business iu connection with his road.  BULLER PRESSING ADVANCE  General War Items.  London, June 22'-"���-4 a.m.���General Buller is' pressing his advance.  On -Wednesday he followed the  Johannesburg railway to Paarde  Kop, 41 miles from Standerton.  About 3000 Boers, singly or iu small  parties, have surrendered.  " The war. office has issued a list of  casualties in. engagements around  Heilbron, previously undisclosed.  Lord Roberts has adopted tiie  Transvaal mining regulations for  military administration.  ���"A dispatch from" Ubrenzo Marquez  says:     "The   Boers have printed  and   posted   on. every corner the  -following:  ** .     -.* V  "Machadorp, Monday���The Paris  exposition- has closed, and France  has "declared Avar'. against. England.  .Fifty miles of "railway has been  destroyed in the Free State and  3,000 British'have surrendered."  - Five miles of telegraph between*  ''Komatipddr'fc "and"'Kodplaiden '��� are  down and native runners traverse  the, distance. The Boers continue  to assert they have had successes  east of Pretoria.  The colonial office publishes a notification by the military government at Johannesburg of the stoppage of a check for ��40,000, drawn  for the French bank in South Africa upon the National bank of the  South African Republic, and warning all persons against dealing in  the check, as the funds of the National bank are the property of the  queen.  The Transvaal government, according to the Lorenzo Marquez  correspondent of the Times, is reduced to severe financial straits,  and is endeavoring-to meet the  emergency with treasury bills, but  the people refuse to accept them.  The first~train~for-Pretoria���left-  Capetown yesterday.  The Mining Eecords.  Yesterday's mining records are as  follows: Transfers, a quarter interest in the Blue Jay mineral  claim, situate on Procter mountain,  by A. H. Lang of Waneta to W.  White, A. H. Lang assigns the  water right for Gold Bar placer  claim on the Pend d'Oreille river to  Fred Adie; certificates of work, to  the Athabasca Gold Mine, Limited,  on the Good Hope, to II. Porteous  on the Agricola, to G. S. Douglas on  the Chipmunk, to C. Wilson on the  Nevada, to A. G. Lang and C. L.  Pearson on the Clara B, to A. G.  Lang and C. L. Pearson on Peep  o'Day and North Star; locations,  Original Fraction, on Mineral mountain by Johu Muffett, Maggie, on  Bird creek, by M. O'Brien, Fancy,  on Bird creek, by M. O'Brien.  Buller's Advance West.  London, June 21.���It is hoped in  London that general Buller's advance Sv'est will hasten the conclusion of hostilities by cutting off  all communication between president Steyn aud general Dewet force  in Orange River colony, and general  Botha's burghers in the Transvaal,  and completing the combined movement against Steyn and Dewet to.  which lord Roberts referred in a  recent dispatch. Dispatches from  Lorenzo Marquez reiterate the statement that secretary Reitz sailedfor  Europe recently on a Dutch warship.    Sailors Landed.  Shanghai, June -21.���Bluejackets  have beon landed at Woo Sung, ten  miles north of here, to protect the  telegraph station.  SEVERAL PROVINCES QUIET  Tho Chinese View.  Washington, D. C, June 21.���  Minister Wu was seen today after  his visit to the state department.  He   said secretary   Hay   had   expressed   his    gratification   at   the  news   the   minister   had   brought  from viceroy Liu of the three great  Yang Tse Kiang provinces, Kiang  Su, Kiang Si and An Hud, to the  effect that    he   is,    iu    conjunction   with   his    colleague   viceroy  Chan of   the   provinces of  Hunan  and Hu Peh, fully   competent to  maintain   ,; order      and      ensure  protection      to      all      foreigners  within     their     jurisdiction,     and  asking that no foreign forces  be  landed within the provinces.   Minister Wu said he would reply to  viceroy Liu and repeat secretary  Hay's assurances that no foreign  troops, or more specifically. United  States   forces,   would   invade   his  territory so long as peace and order  was preserved therein. The appearance of alien forces in  these provinces, said Wu, far from  having a  subduing effect on   any   disorder  that might be brewing under cover,  would only bring a flame if the  spark was there.  The minister was very much impressed at a suggestion published  this morning that he be held a  hostage by this country as a guarantee of the safety of minister  Conger and the legation afc Pekin.  He characterized the writer ~ as a  narrow-minded pedant, and a person wholly incompetent to speak  upon international affairs.  *������ "If a state of war exists in China,"  the minister said, "I should ask for  my passports or they would be  handed me. This is the only course  . that would be followed if such were  the case."  " Was your government at Washington responsible?" he queried,  "for the Italian lynching at Tallu-  lah'f* No; neither is the Chinese  government responsible for the  depredation's of lawless natives,  ^over" whose "movements it has "no  control. Does the action of the  empress dowager in degrading the  commandment of the Taku' forts  for firing on the foreign fleet prove  the imperial government had no  part iu . it?" The minister  was surprised and sorry ' to  hear .of the report that Li  Hung Chang had reconsidered  his intention and would not go to  Pekin. He said he had great faith  in his ability to relieve the situation there. He, also expressed his  belief that Seymour's column has  arrived at Pekin and that the legations there are safe.  Berlin, June 21.���Lu Hai Houn,  Chinese minister iu Berlin, received  a representative of the Associated  Press today. In reply to questions  he denied emphatically that the  Chinese government meant to wage  ~war7"and���declared that~the com^  manders of the Taku forts undoubtedly acted without instructions.  He referred to the reports of the  murder of baron Von Ketteler and  of the destruction of legations as  "fables."     French Safe in Yunan Fu.  Paris, June 20.���The French consul at Mong Tse cables that he has  received from M. Francois, French  consul at Yunan Fu, the following  telegram, dated June 15th : "We  were attacked June 10th on leaving  Yunan Fu, and wero forced to return to the town. All our baggage  was rifled and the missions and railroad buildings were burned, except  my- residence, where 1 had fathered  our countrymen, aud wliich we defended with our rifles. After 24  hours tho mandarins having at last  taken measures, 1 called upou them  to conduct us to the frontier,  and I expect them to answer  for the safety of the roads.  It is urgent that the government  should demand peremptorily that  we be permitted to leave, as we are  like prisoners, but the French  troops in Indo-China must not  cross the frontier. All the frenchmen are safe afc present. The consul at Mong Tse adds that the situation there is still critical. Alarms  are frequent, but thus far there  have been no serious incidents. The  dispatch from M. Francois is a day  later than the   last previous  news.  Dynamiters Deported.  Nkw York, June 21.���Joseph  Mullet and James Forest were taken from Ellis Island today to the.  immigration station in the barge  office and officially notified to prepare for deportation, the United  States treasury department having  rendered an adverse decision to  their appeal from the verdict of  of the board of inquiry which excluded them. The decision, which  left Washington last night, was received at the barge office by commissioner McSweeny, who first notified the immigrants and then the  Cunard Steamship Company. The  Cunard people has to pay for the  board of the two immigrants at 35  cents a day since. May 25ch, and  will have to carry them back' to  Liverpool, passage free. Commissioner McSweeny said the two men  had received this morning telegrams  from Rocky Mountain O'Brien and  from former judge Curtis, their  counsel. It is thought that judge  Curtis may ask for papers in habeas  corpus, so as to prolong, the case  and delay the deportation, which  otherwise will take on Saturday on  the Cunard liner Servia.  Khedive in England.  London, June 21.���Abbas Hindi,  the Khedive of Egypt, arrived in  English waters today on his first  official visit to this country. The  royal yacht Osborne brought his  highness from Flushing to Victoria,  where he was received with a salute from the fleet. The khedive  is accompanied by the commander  of the Anglo-Egyptian forces,' general Wingate, and sir James  Rodd, British secretary. of ' legation and secretary of the  consulate-general in Egypt. The  duke of Cambridge, "the Turkish  ambassador and a number of other  distinguished persons with a guard  of honor assembled at the Charing  Cross station to welcome the  khedive, but th"ey received iuforma-  tion after a tiresome wait that his  highness was suffering from  sickness, aud would have to postpone his departure from - Port Victoria for London. ' The party  therefore dispersed, and -shortly  after, in response to a telegram, a  London specialist left .the city on a  train to attend the khedive.  A Lucky Nurse.  New York, June ~ 21.���Erna  Dennis, a young German girl, sailed  today ou her way. to Hamburg, .to  claim a- fortune of $3,000,000 left  her by a rich man of Berlin, who  died two weeks ago. It was in  Berlin six years ago that Erna  Dennis was nurse iu a hospital. A  patient whom she attended was a  rich clothing merchant of Berlin.  Consumption was sapping his constitution. By careful nursing he  recovered, and when discharged he  was a well man: The rich merchant  never forgot the nurse. He proposed marriage, but her parents  dissented, owing to the disparity in  their ages. Two weeks ago the  merchant died. - He willed his  sweetheart nurse his entire fortune  of $3,000,000, and she sailed today  to claim it.  A Big Trout Lake Property.  Development on the Tenderfoot  grouponTenderfoot^creekT-in-the-  Trout Lake district, has shown up  an extraordinary body of gold ore.  The longest of the three tunnels now  being driven cut a body of 20 feet  of decomposed quartz which gave  returns of $5 in gold to the ton all  across the vein. After running  through this stuff the tunnel  pierced a body of quartz, 22 feet in  thickness, running from $5 to $10  in gold to the ton. The lead is exposed for a distance of 3,000 feet.  The tunnels, 100 feet, 05 feet, and  20 feet respectively, mark the development work done on this group  up to the present.  Lumberman Missing.  Vancouver, June 21.���-1Special  to Tho Tribune.]���Ex-aldcriuan J.  W. Hackett, senior partner in the  big milling firm of Robertson &  Hackett, is missing. Over a week  ago he left in a small launch on an  inspection tour of the Coast logging  camps, and has since nofc been heard  from. It is supposed he has been  drowned. _ ���  C. P. R. Lands Go Untaxed.  Ottawa, June 21. ���[Special to  The Tribune.]���The resolution of  Richardson in the house tonight to  tax the C. P. R. lands after February next was defeated, only six  holding for and 99 against. Laurier and Tupper held that parliament should not be called ou to interpret its own acts and that it  was a matter for the courts.  Will See the Passion Play.  Berlin, June 19.���Emperor William, according to the Lokal Anzei-  ger, will visit Oberammergau in the  middle of August to witness the  presentation of the Passion Play,  maintaining the strictest incognito.  IS LITTLE AUTHENTIC NEWS  The Chinese Situation,  London, June 22.-2:30 a.m.���The  United   States gunboat Mouocacy  was two miles up the Pei Ho river  when the international fleet began  the   bombardment   of    the   Taku  forts.   According to the Shanghai  correspondent of the Daily Express  she   was   shot through. fche bows.  The     correspondent      says     that"  Chiuese  riflemen on both banks of -  the river attacked her but unsuccessfully. The scantiness of authen-.  tic news with reference to the situ--  afcion continues.   Admiral Kerapff's .'  dispatch to the United States navy' ���  department   announced that Tien  Tsin is being bombarded, and  was '  prominently used by London papers,  and commented upon as indicating.,,  a change for fche worse. ��'-  The British admiralty does nofc .  believe the report of the death of  admiral   Seymour,   commander of.  the international relief column, and  semi-official   assurances   are given"  thafc   there  seems   to  be not  the',  slightest evidence to backup such a  report.   It is pointed out that ad-"  miral'Seymour had sufficient sup-'  plies to enable him to get to . Pekin"..-.  or to go back.  "We are hopeful," says the semiofficial announcement,  "that since -  he has not done the latter he has  done the former."      ��� ���.-,  A   dispatch   to   the   Associated  Press from Shanghai dated yester-  *  day, says:-  "The consuls met today ,  to consider the situation which, in  -  the absence of news from Pekin, is.-  looked on as particularly threaten- ,,  ing.' Grave fears   still exist   as to-.  the safety of   Europeans in  Pekin:, *'  It was agreed to wire the senior consul at Chefoo to communicate with -,  the .senior officers in Taku asking,^  for   assistance   in   communicating _";  with Pekin direct,  which-they.be-?  lieve can be brought about through '���"  Shang, director of telegraphs. They,:"'  advise that Shang be asked to "ex-**  plain   the   interruptions   of'com:'.*  munications." .���"'-'���  >*w  11-\  ��� 78-  ���m  Bur Mining'Suit.'**-'-.'   *  The approach of the long vacation of tho supreme" court, which  commences on July 2nd, has had  the effect of having a large number,  of trials set down for hearing at  Victoria during the next two weeks.  Of these trials the most {important,  as involving the largest amount of  money, is that of Williams vs. the  British America. Corporation, the  plaintiff, L. F. Williams, claiming  $002,020.70 and 6 per cent per annum on that amount from June  28th, 1898. Mr. AVilliams was one  of the original shareholders in the  Le Roi Mining Company, and one of  the majority who agreed, aiid did  sell their shares to the B. A. C. at  $5. He now claims that when he  sold his shares the B. A. C. agreed  that he aud the other shareholders  making-up-the majority-who agreed���  to sell, should receive the same  amount as was paid to the minority  shareholders if the corporation succeeded iu buying tlieir shares.. It-  is not alleged by Mr. Williams that  the corporation paid the minority  shareholders $2.30 more than was  paid the majority, and he claims  that they owe him $2.30 each for  2(52,000 shares, wifch interest; afc 0 -  per cent from the time of the '-ale,  just two years ago. The other  majority shareholders interested in  the suit are here with thoir lawyers  fco watch the proceedings. Messrs.  Bodwell and Duff aro acting for Mr.  Williams, and the case promises to  be a long and interesting one.  Cabinet Is Filled Up.  Victoria, Juno 21.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���Contrary to what  was expected last night three new  ministers were sworn in today as it  was found that Mclnnes could act  pending the arrival of his successor.  Those ministers arc W. C. Wells,  of northeast Kooteuay, chief commissioner of lands and works; R.  McBride, of Dewdncy, minister of  mines, and J. S. Prentice, of  Lillooet, provincial secretary and  minister of education. This completes the cabinefc. The bye-  elections for Dunsmuir, Turner and  Eberts were fixed this afternoon.  June 30 is nomination day and July  3 election day. For the other three  ministers a later day will be fixed.  Parliament will not meet on July 5  as fixed some time ago, but will be  prolonged to a somewhat later day  iu order to allow all bye-elections  to be decided first.  League Games.  Worcester 2, Montreal 3.  Providence 6, Toronto 2.  ���^^Irtt^lAS^^IBMWI'Jpw^JI^^  _ ..*'���  ���   - ���'������������'-���������   ,.}i\x^pf-&\_  '^i^_._^_mBA~.  .. )H  %  THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON B. 0 FRIDAY   JUNE 22 1900  1 A*i'r;,. .  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If you get  your foot-  -baH���  at the Hudson's Bay  Stores, you  will do all  your kicking oil the  ball.  You -will  have no kick  on the price  or quality.  ALJL SIZES  son.   Ifc has .discovered a local company which had intended spending  $100,000 in. construction, $50,000 of  which would have been  disbursed  in wages���but which has since decided   to do nothing because the  corporation of the city of Nelson  has been asked to increase the expenditures   upon   street   improvements to the extent of $3.25 per  day.    Capital is proverbiallytiraid,  but it must be conceded that -the  company which the Daily Panic has  introduced to its readers holds the  record for white feather performances.   Here is a company which  for six months lias been anxious to  improve the   material welfare   of  the wage-earners of Nelson  by disbursing  $50,000 in   wages; but the  labor troubles, culminating in the  request of nine men for an aggregate increase in   wages  of   $3.25,  forces its officers to abandon their  -projectratid-keep-their-money-ina-  strong box.  In their selection of this magnanimous company, however, the publishers of the Daily Panic appear  to be singularly unfortunate. The'  Nelson Gaa & Coke Company has  seemingly betrayed an acute hear-  ing.for. murmurihgs of discontent  on the part; of wage earners. Several months ago, the officers of this  Eastern company called for tenders  for the construction of the present-  premises. There was not at that  time sufficient uneasiness in labor  circles to attract even the vigilant  eyes of the publishers of the Daily  Panic ; but the oflicers of the Coke  . & Gas company noted it. They  called for tenders for the construction of the company's premises, bufc  even the competitive prices of  responsible characters in Nelson  were regarded as exorbitant, with  the result that the work of construction was taken in hand by the  company itself, and completed at  an advance of several thousand  dollars over the tender of responsible contractors.  ��to ��rttwm*  The enterprise of the publishers  of the Daily Panic should commend  itself to  the business men of Nel-  Thb publishers of * the Daily  Panic do not make it clear whether  or not the nine rockmen, who requested the city of Nelson to give  them an aggregate increase in wages  of $3.25 per day,, are entirely  responsible for depriving Nelsou of  the wage expenditure of $50,000.  It may be that this $3.25 had not so  much      to     do    .with     cheating  Nelson out    of    $50,000,   as   the  state   of the market for> gas and  coke.    It may be that the economic  manufacture of coke requires a- sale  of the by-product such as gas.   Ifc  may be that the local gas aiid coke  company afc present manufactures  more  gas  than it can find a profitable market for.    This being so it  would probably be unprofitable for  the company to erect coke ovens at  a   considerable   expense    for   the  manufacture   of   additional    coke.  When  this  coke aud gas company  was formed it was announced that  its  chief   business   would   be  the  manufacture of coke for the Hall  Mines smelter; and that it would  manufacture gas simply as a byproduct.    Might it not.be that the  closing   down   of   the Hall  Mines  smelter, wliich shut off the market  for the chief product of the Gas and  Coke-compauy,_hadas_.jn_uch_to_do_  with the company's determination  not   to  spend its $100,000, as this  truly    remarkably     $3.25,   which  represents the difference between  what   the   city of Nelsou pays its  rockmen,    and    what   they   have  requested ?      ,  The officers of the South Kootenay Board of Trade do not consider  that the board is being fairly treated by those who desire to secure  improved means of communication  between Wauehope and Nelson.  They say the officers of the board  have used every endeavor to secure  the improvements asked by those  interested around Wauehope, and  that the only obstacle that stands  in the way of their accomplishment  is the dissension.among those most  interested as to how the appropriation desired should be expended.  There apparently is no limit to  ,the   calamities which   those   nine  rockmen have entailed   upon the  city of Nelson in  consequence of  their request for an eight-hour instead of a nine-hour day.   This request has not yefc been granted, and  if it .-were it would mean an increased expenditure for the city of  Nelson of  jusfc three  dollars  and  twenty-five cents per day, but to  the mere circumstance of it being  made fche publishers of the Daily  Panic are tracing home responsibility for every disappointed hope and  speculation that is cherished with  in the corporate limits. They suggest that rather than countenance  such reckless extravagance'the city  council should suspend all' street  work, and thafc the citizens wade  about in mud up to their shoe tops  for the lack of proper thoroughfares. . And the end is not yet in'  sight. There is now a lingering  suspicion as each . fateful day is  born that the unlucky' three dollars  and two bits will be found barring  the way of the federal government;  in its frantic endeavors to erect  those public buildings which Nelson  has yearned for so long.  Some of the Conservative newspapers are making a great fuss  over the circumstance that the  Laurier government has' declined to  make any provision for the representation of Dawson City in the  house of commons until after the  next census.- Ifc is worth noting  that-four^y'ears���ago���these-same^  newspapers had nothing to say  when in the rearrangement of the  British Columbia 'seats certain portions of the province we're practically deprived of representation." ������  Premier Dunsmuir completed his  cabinet yesterday. W. G. Wells,1  the member for fche north riding of  East Kootenay, was sworn in as  chief commissioner of lands aud  works; Richard McBride, Hie member for Dewdney, as minister of  mines; and J. D. Prentice, of  Lillooet, as provincial secretary.  West Kootenay is therefore deprived of the cabinet representation which it had in : the two  former governments.  Yesterday a vote was taken in  Greenwood upon- the question of  the annexation of the townsite of  Anaconda. Thelresult of the voting  has hot yet been .received, but all  accounts seem to agree that the  fight was a bitter one, between the  followers of mayor Hardy aiid those  of ex-mayor Wood. The chief objection to the annexation project  appears to have been that ifc' was a  scheme to secure the improvement  of the Anaconda townsite at the  expense of the ratepayers of Greenwood.  The assurance that the federal  elections will not be held Until after  the completion of the next census,  and a rearrangement of the constituencies, will be   received with  A FULL LIME OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring  local and coast.  Newel Posts  Stair Kail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds.  ir WHAT VOU WANT IS NOT IN STOCK  WK WILL MAKE IT FOB YOU  CALL AND GET PRICES.  A. Sayward  HALL AND LAKE STREETS, NELSON  Porto Rico LumberCo.  (LIMITED)  CORNER OF  HENDRYX AND VERNON STREETS  elson Saw &  ills, Limited  Rough arid  Drtessfed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in  Stocl^.  We carry a complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order , work will receive  prompt attention.  Porto Rico LumberCo; Ltd.  Contractors and Builders  WILL'DO WELL TO,  Buy their Lumber  AT  C. 0. Buchanan's  A large stock of first-class dry; material on  hand, alio a full Une of sash, doors, mouldings,  turned work, eto.  Factory Work a Specialty  Tardi   Foot of Hendryx street,' Nelson ���  TeVeohone. Wt    Jb(\l1   R&e,   AgBnt  r  satisfaction by the people of British Columbia. This province desires a respite from political turmoil  above all things. As the representation of the province will be determined by this census it is to be  hoped that greater pains will be  taken to secure accuracy than  marked the previous census. In  auy event ifc may be safely set  down that the censifs of 1901 will  not only increase" the representation  of British Columbia, but completely  rearrange the existing, seats.       _    ���  Are prepared to furnish by rail, barge or teams  Dimension Lumber, Rough and Dressed  Lumber, Local and Coast Ceiling, Local and  Coast Flooring, Double Dressed Coast Cedar,  Rustic, Shiplap, Stepping, Door Jambs, Pine  and Cedar Casings, Window Stiles, Turned  Work, Band-sawing, Brackets, Newel Posts,  Turned Veranda Posts, Store Fronts, Doors,  Windows and Glass.  Get prices before purchasing elsewhere  Office Corner fjall ai\d Front Streets  Factory Hall Street Crossing C. P. R. Track  Mills Hall Street Wharf  P. BMras & Co  Head Office at  NELSON, B. C.  1  M  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Markets at Nelson, Rossland, Trail, Kaslo, Ymir, Sandon, Silverton, New  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Midway, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson ��   Q%   TRAVES,   Manager  : ORDERS by mail receive careful and prompt attention.  AMERICAN//  AND    *'���  EUROPEAN  PLANS  DR. ALEX  FORIN  Office:   Houston Block.  W. Starmer Snjith & Go.  PAPER HANGER, GLAZIER,  PAINTER; ETC.  QHlMNEY SWEEPINGL.  Office Ward Street Opposite Opera Honse  SL JOSEPH'S SCHOOL  - NELSON. B.C. .  A boarding and day. school conducted by the  Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. It is situated at  the corner of Mill and Josephino streets iri one of  the. best .residential portions of Nelson, and is  easily accessible from all parts of the oity. ���,-.  The course of study includes - the fundamental  and higher branohos of thorough English education: Business course���bookkeeping,, stenography and typewriting. Science course���music;  vocal and instrumental, drawing, etc . Plain art  and needlework, eto. -.���:���..-,.:.      .  '...  For terms and particulars apply to the Sister  Superior.  H D.  ASHOR0FT  /��� ���   ���   BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT.  HORSESHOEING  .Wagon repairing promptly attended to by a  Arab-class wheelwright. -..j ...,,,. ....  .   Special attention given to all kinds of repairing and cuBtom work from'outside points.  Shop:''Hall St.. between Baker and Vernon  E. P. Whalley/J, P.  NOTARY PUBLIC  M  EALS    25     CENTS  ROOMS LIGHTED BY ELECTRICITY  AND HEATED BY STEAM  25 CENTS TOJ1  321 to 331 Baker Street, Nelson.  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER STREET." NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heat-  scLv  -ed_with_Hc t_ Ai r._  Large comfortable bedrooms and  first-clues  dining-room. Sample rooms for oommerclal men.  RATES $2.PER DAY  Having Purchased^  the Business  Of Fred J. Squire, merchant  tailor, Nelson, I intend to  continue the business so as  to keep the patronage of all  Mr. Squire's old patrons and  get a share of the general  trade. I am now prepared  to show the latest styles in  all lines of spring goods. A  special line on hand at $25  per suit. All other lines at  low rates. None but Union  labor employed.  E. Skinner  Ncclands'_BuiIdiug, Baker.Strei t. =   "tJ  FRED J. SQUIRE. Manager.  W|rs. E, C. ClarKe, Prop.  -.-*-.    LATE OK THE ROYAL HOTEL, CALGARY  MEN WANTED  1000 men wanted to unload Curran*s  BIG SCHOONERS  Beer or Half-and-half only  COOL  FRESH  Kootenay Steam Laundry  BLOMBERC & SWEDBEFjC  PROPRIETORS  The only steam laundry in Nel-V  son employing union labor < /fr^l  A. LARSON, Manager  COAL!      GOAL!  GREAT REDUCTION  $9.65|8oaiw'8Ne8tl   $6.15  DELIVERED  Hard Coal  Anthracite  AT THE  GLUB HOTEL  Tlio only good Beer in Nelson  W|adden House  Baker and Ward  Streets, Nelson  TELEPHONE  33  C. W. West & Co.  Office with C. W. West & Co., corner Hall and  Baker streets.  City oflleo of tho Nelson Sodawator Factory. ,  J. E. ANNABLE  GENERAL BROKER  Throo dwelling houses for salo on easy terms.  One lot on .Stanloy street, opposite Royal  hotel, for sale at a bargain.  One seven-roomed house and one three-room  house for rent. * 1.- .....  See ANNABLE  The only hotel In Nelson .that has remained  under one management since 1890.  The bed-roomB are well furnished and lighted  by electricity.  The bar.is always utocked by the beat) dom s-  Uo'and Imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  B. C. HOTEL   eeie, b. c.  First-class In every respect. Choicest wines,  liquors and cigars. Every comfort for transient  and resident guests.  ,      HEADQUARTERS FOR UNION MEN.  JOSEPH CAMPBELL, Proprietor.  SLOCAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. II. McMANUS, Manager.  Arthur Gee  MERCHANT  TAILOR  Removed to Baker Streot, opposite the Queen's  R. REISTERER & CO*  BREWERS AND BOTTLERS OF  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and regular  delivery to tne trade  Brewery at Nelson'  Bar stocked with best brands of wines, liquors,  and Cigars. Beer on draught.. Largo comfortable rooms.   First-class tablo board.  Nelson   Wine   Co.,  CHOICE WINES AND LIQUORS  Special attention given to family trade  Telephone 93 FRANR   ^   TAMBLYM  MAN1GEB  eph  Baker street,  Nelson, B. C  ���71 ^T.yjz*~~iii_wza_c_tJ,*K-r._ + THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON B.C., FRIDAY; JUNE 22, 1900  .3  X4f  Xti  IRVINE & CO.  xa  Xti  OUR ANNUAL CLEARANCE SALE OF SUMMER T^^^fX   A   ^7" WEDNESDAY, WE WILL OFFER SPECIAL AND     iti  \ft GOODS, COMMENCING 1   t.   J I   J >������%.   V RELIABLE BARGAINS ($/  t /    ^4  HERE ARE A FEW OF THE BARGAINS WE HAVE TO OFFER  Our stock of Black Crepons, Poplins, Henrietas, Serges, ,etc., we will offer at large reductions. Silks for Blouses at half price. Silks for Dresses at cost. Silks for Skirts at cost. Silks for Evening  Wear. -Linen Crash for Suits i2^c per yard. Large White Terry Towels 25c each. Large White Towels 10c each. White Linen Napkins $1 per dozen. White Table Linen 25c per yard.  White Pique 10c Special Crum' Cambric Prints 10c Special Crum's Duck Prints 10c Special Crum's Prints 10c, 52-inch. Lace Curtains 75c per pair, $,_ yards. Floor Oilcloths from 25c per  yard up.    English Moquett Carpets from $1.50 per yard up.    Axminster Carpets from $1.20 per yard up.    Wilton Carpets from $1.20 per yard up;    Brussels Carpets from $1 per yard up..  __?_&_____���> ��� XKTVIENE  Sc  CO.  xti  Xti  Xti  xti  xti  $  BANK OF MOMJEAl  CAPITAL, ail paid lip $12,000,000.00  KB8T    7.0OO.OO0r00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS        427,180 80  Lord Strathoona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon: George A.'-Drummond ......Vicc-l-'rcsident  K. S. Cloiislon Goneral Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Cornor Baker and Koolcnay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branches In London (England) New York,  Chicago, and all tho principal citios in Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  Transfers.  Grant Commercial and Travelers' Credits,  available in any part of tho world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Mado, Etc.  Savings Bank Branch  CURRENT 11ATK OB* INTEREST PAID.  IMPERIAL   FEDERATION.  In the admirable little book, "The  TSiitisk Empire," by sir -Charles  Dilke, there is a very pregnant sentence: "Direct colonial contribution towards Imperial defence is a  matter whicli "needs" discussion."  The great services rendered to the  empire iu the present war by Canadian, Australian aud South African  ��� soldiers haA'e brought before the  people of this country as never before the splendid possibilities that  exist within the empire outside of  the United Kingdom for Imperial  defence. The problem is, How to  .make the most aud the best of these  possibilities ? The following are  the views of prominent Canadians  in answer to the subjoined questions  by the London Daily Chronicle :  (a) Do you think tiie granting of  direct representation in an Imperial council would lead to the colonies contributing a proportionate  share of the cost of the army and  navy of the empire? (b) How would  "you propose tcT^deal^vvitli-tire-coP  onial troops? (c) Do you think  the colonies would be willing to  keep small standing armies or  navies, or would they pay any part  of the cost of the Imperial army or  navy ?   Sir John Bourinot, clerk of the  Canadian house of commons : "Direct representation in the cabinet  ���of England, and in a truly Imperial  parliament, would enable Canada to  consult. on all Imperial questions  Avith all parts of the empire.* But  ic is doubtful if the people of the  dependency would be willing to  allow any body except their own  parliament to vote contributions to  the cost of the army and navy of  the empire. They are willing to  support their own militia, and  make it in every respect an effective organization���practically a colonial standing army���aud use it for  the support of the empire, as in the  South African war. The colonial  parliaments must have control of  their own troops, and vote directly  the money contributions to imperial  purposes."  Mr. Macfarlane, inland revenue  department, Ottawa : "The granting of imperial representation  would result in contributions by  the colonies for imperial purposes.  Most of the colonies have militia or  military systems which could not  be dispensed with, if for no other  reason than the necessity of sometimes suppressing local disturbances. Some arrangement would,  however, seem possible (like that in  the German empire), whereby in  time of war colonial troops could be  placed at the disposal of the imperial authorities. The colonies  would be   willing   to   keep   small  THE BANK OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and  Letters of Credit on Skaguay, IJ. S.,  Atlin, B.C., and Dawson City, N. W. T.  standing armies, but not navies.  There should be only one fleet.  The colonies would willingly contribute to the maintenance of the  latter on a j^fair basis of assessment.' "  Principal Grant, Queen's University, Kingston : "Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa  coidd not be asked to contribute a  proportionate share of the cost of  the army and navy of the empire,  unless and until they have a proportionate share of the supreme  council of the empire. The time has  hardly come for that. Their main  duty now, is to fill up tlieir vast  vacant spaces with population, and  to consolidate themselves. They  can also see to the defences of their  own coasts and harbors, improve  the volunteers and militia, conforming them iu arms, equipment and  organization to those of the mother  country. A royal commission should  be appointed to look into the whole  subject of the colonial troops aud  make suggestions. The colonies  already have small standing armies.  Australia has a small navy and  Canada the nucleus of one in the  shape of a preventative service.  The Cape contributes directly to  the imperial navy. Newfoundland  is organizing a uaval reserve. Canada, in her seventy thousand seamen, has splendid material for such  a force.". Dr. Grant concludes under  this head: "May I point out here  that Canada and Australasia cost  the empire nothing? If they were  separated/from the empit,e1_Britaiu_  Imperial Bank of Ganada  HKAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital Authorized $2,500,000  Capital Paid up $2,458,603  Rest  $1,700,000  D. R. Wilk'ie, General Manager.  E. Hay, Inspector,  could not dispense Avith a single  regiment or ship. To suggest that  they are part of the cost of the  imperial army and navy before they  have had a voice in the supreme,  council of the empire is unreasonable."   Dr. Carman, General Superintendent of the'-Methodist, Church of  Canada:���"Representation in such a  council as I have indicated would  from the the beginning, subject to  the conditions of a federation, lead  to the colonies contributing a fair,  if not at onco proportional, share  of the cost of the imperial army  army aud navy"���the share to be  designated by the central imperial  council. 'That colonies should contribute-.--Voluntarily and without  pressure would be the supreme test  though uot the only one, of the  preparedness of the empire for federation.    "Each colony, as well as  Kootenay   Coffee   Co.  -   NELSON, B.C.  Coffee roasters and- dealers in Tea and Coffee.  Offer frosh roasted coffee of best quality as  follows:  Java and Arabian Macha, per pound......f  40  Java and Mocha Blend, 3 pounds  1 00  Fine Santos, 4 pounds  1 00  Santos Blend, 5 pounds  1 00  Our Special Blond, 6 pounds....  1 00  Our Rio Roost, 6 pounds  1 00  A trial order solicited.   Salesroom 2 doors east  of Oddfellows block. West Baker street.  NOTICE OF MEETING OF STOCKHOLDERS.  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker Street  J. M. LAY, Manager.  the United Kingdom   and   its   dependencies,   should keep���that is,  raise and equip���something   .of a  standing army, as might be determined by the imperial council, both  as a model and as a 'stiffener.' Further, each colony, and the empire  at large, should maintain a large  and efficient militia, and these several standing armies should be regarded as one army for imperial  purposes. . Wherever raised, or by  whomsoever     maintained,      they  should be under one command, and  interchangeably allotted   for   service in different parts for the common interest. ... . .It is preferable,  during the formative period at all  events, that the colonies shall'keep,  small standing armies and navies  rather than pay part of the cost of  an imperial army and navy. This  would better foster both patriotic  spirit at home and national and  imperial spirits abroad. Healthful  emulation and high example would  strengthen vital bonds. Paying  over hard cash into a remote treasury would not so enkindle patriotic  fervor or stimulate to gallant service and heroic deeds. The day  may come, and come soon, when a  truly representative imperial parliament would make it   desirable  NOTICE.     ,  '-���A special meeting of the Bricklayers' and  Masons' Union, No. 8, will be held in the Miners'  Union Hall ou Monday, June 25, at 8 o'clock  p. in. Business of importance, and al) members  arc requested to be present.:  JOE CLARK. J. W. ETCHER,  Rec. and Cor. Sec. President.  Our Prices will Tell you This.   See What Follows  LADIES' DEPARTMENT���LOOK AT THESE PRICES  ENGINEERS.  CHARLES PARKER���Mining and milling engineer.   West Baker street, Nelson.  FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES.  ���  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. F. & A. M.  Meets second Wednesday in each month.  Sojourning brethren Invited.  A  E?  N1  I Genuine  1 DRV  iti .  Xti  Xti  xti  Xti  xti  Xti  iii  Xii  Xti  xti  Xti  xti  iti  iti  xti  iti  xti  xti  xti  Xti  iti  %  iti  %  iti  xti  xti  iti  xti  xti  iti  '>*  Regular $1.25 Linen Dress Skirts, now offered at 50c.       Regular $1.50 White Duck Dress Skirts, now offered at 85c.  Regular 75c Colored Shirt Waists, now offered at 35c   Ladies' Cotton Undervests, from 15c up   Crash goods for Skirts at 8c per yard       .*. .  "Ladies' Cotton Drawers, from 15c up       Ladies' Corset Covers, from 15c up \mi  Regular $2.00 White Shirt Waists now offered at $1.00       Regular $2.00 Colored Silk Parasols, now offered at $1.00    ���  House Furnishing Line.   Read Following Values  COTTON GOODS, CURTAINS, AND CAPETS  8-4 Bleached Sheeting at 20c per yard . Bleached Circular Pillow Cotton at 15c per yard    Regular 75c Lace Curtains for 45c per pair  Regular $1.25 Lace Curtains for 75c per pair       Regular $1.25 Brussels Carpet at 85c per yard  Hemp Carpet at 17c per yard        Union Carpet at 25c per yard       Tapestry Carpet at 55c per yard  Men's Furnishings.   Reduction in Prices  Boys' White Pique Suits at $1.00  LOOK AT OUR LINES BEFORE BUYING ELSEWHERE  Boys' Linen Suits at $1.00 Boys' Liueu Caps at 25c  Regatta Shirts at 50o Men's Linen Hats at 50c  Men's Straw Hats at 15c  Hi  xti  \ti  Xti  iti  xti  xti  Notice is hereby givon that upon the 23rd day  ot July, A. D., lSKW. at 10 o'clock a. ni. at the company's ofiico in Nelson, B. C. there will be hold a  meeting of the stockholders of the Goldcndalo  Mining Company, a corporation, for (he purpose  of considering a proposition to sell tho Golden-  dale and Young Dominion mineral claims (crown  granted), situate about four milos south of Nelson,  British Columbia in West Kootenay Mining District, British Columbia, to pay tho outstanding  indebtedness of said company.  GOLDENDALE MINING COMPANY,  By B. D. I��k, Secretary.  Dated this nth day of June, A. D. 1900.  NIGHTS OF PYTHIAS-Nelson Lodge. No,  ��� 25, Knights of Pythias, meets in I. O. O. V.  HaU, oorner Baker and Kootenay streets, every  Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock. Visiting Knights  cordially invited to attend. . R. G. Joy, K. of R.  & S.   Leonard Scott, CO.   ELSON L. O. L., No. 1692, meets in I. O. O. F.  Hall, corner Baker and Kootenay streets,  1st and 3rd Friday of each month. Visiting  brethorn oordlally Invited. R. Robinson, W. M.  W. Crawford, Recording-Secretary. *  . :     -  NELSON JERIE, Number 22, Fraternal Order  of Eagles, meets every second and fourth.  Wednesday ineoch month  In Fraternity Hall.  Visiting brethren welcome.   W. Gosnell, Presl  dent.   Charles Prossor, Secretary.     -  TBADES  UNIONS.1  ���fJELSON MINERS' UNION NO. 96, W. F. of  ���*���'��� M.���Meets in miners' union rooms, northeast cornor Victoria and Kootenay streets, orery  Saturday evening at 8 o'olock. Visiting members welcome.. M. R. Mowatt, President. James  Wilkes.' Secretary. .    rpRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.���The regu-  . ->- lar meetings of .the Nelson Trades and Labor  Council -will beheld in the miners' union hall,  corner of Victoria'and Kootenay stroets, on the  first and "third Thursday of each month, at  7.30 p. m. G. J. Thorpe, President. J. H. Matheson, Secretary.  ___^  THE regular meetings of the Carpenters' Union  are held on Wednesday, evening of each  week, at 7 o'clock, in the Miners' Union hall corner Victoria and Kootenay streets.. R. Robin-  Bon. President.   James Colling, Secretary.   .  BARBERS' UNION.-Nclson Union, No. 15W, of  the International Journeymen ' Barber's Union of America, meets every first and third Monday of each inonth in Minor's Union Hall, corner  of Victoria and Kootenay streets, at 8:30 p.m.  sharp. Visiting brothers cordially invited to  attend. J. H. Matheson, President. W. S. Bol-  ville, Secretary.   B* "RICKLAYERS AND MASONS' UNION.  The Bricklayers and Masons' International  Union No. 3 of Nelson meets second and fourth  Tuesdays in each month at Minors' Union hall  J. W. Etcher, president; Joseph Clark, recording  and corresponding secretary.   LABORERS' UNION.���NelBon Laborers' Protective-Union, No. 8121, A. F. of L., meets in  Miners' Union Hall, northeast corner of Victoria  and Kootonay streots, every Monday evening  at 8 p.m. sharp. Visiting members of the American Federation cordially invited to attend. John  Mullen, President. Percy Shackelton, Secretary.  ELSON PAINTERS' UNION-The regular  meeting  of tho 'Painters'  Union  is ��� held  tho first and third Fridays in each month at Minors' Union hall at 7:30 sharp.  T. O. Skatbo. President.    WulJ.Hatch. Secretary.    __ Apply G. h. LENNOX, Solicitor, Nolson B. C  i\s all our Dry Goods must be closed out, and as these are only a few samples of our prices,   ;Iy  ; you are assured of bargains in all other lines ^  Baker  Street-   INelson .Jr?  '^"t^'-T^'^^'-tB"^^ ^^fe^JS ^^^*�� *-'S*-,S ^^fej^S ^^'-^S ^S ^__\^ ^LzZ___^ l��_l'5__\_l <��__\_\<_\__l *^ '42?' 091 -0_-' ��� 0__* '0__*��� 0_\*���*__*' 0__*'0__$^-  *0*0 '00' 00' 00 ' 0*' 00 ' 00' 00' 00' t_0 ' 0*' 00 ' 00' ^ ' ^- _-0 ' 00 **���*���*. * ^ '^T* ^ *5r* ,****k, ���St* ^^>^8^> *5^5^ ^^^���5f^5?�� 5?�� 5?�� *��V  and acceptable to change this entire military policy."  Mr. Kemp, president of the board  of trade: " Each part of the empire would be willing to assume its  fair share of responsibility, wliich is  chiefly- concerned with a mutual defence. AVhat we have recently  done in sending troops to assist  Great Britain in-'-'South Africa is  very little for a country so strong  and wealthy as Canada is, and it is  not for anything we expect to receive in the future from Great  Britain, although it is proof of our  good will. * *. * The question  of improving our coast defences,  and of doing something in contributing to the navy, are proper  questions for^us, ��� to consider. I  venture-iP|imiiKSthat we should  have a force/of-J-egular soldiers, independent of"'our militia���part of  which might be on.iactive duty and  the balance in reserve, in all at  least 10,000 men���these for duty  when the emergency demanded in  any part of the empire." Mr.  Kemp expresses the hope that "our  government will'make full provision for payment of the troops wliich  we have sent," and continues: "We  do not desire that money shall be  taken from the British taxpayer  for bur soldiers while in Africa."  MONEY TO LOAN  AT 7 PER CENT  ON BUSINESS PROPERTY  A. R. SHERWOOD  REAL ESTATE  INSURANCE AND  GENERAL AGENT  First door wosb  of Bank of British  Columbia building.  Baker Street  MINING STOCKS  BOUGHT AND SOLD  Referendum Treasury Stock  Exchequer, 1000  Hit? Horn, 5000  Peoria. 5000-500  Richelieu, 1000  WANTED  Rambler-Cariboo and Glunt  Kor sale���(i-room houso. Hume addition, SS50.  14-room houso, cheap; tcnns easy; close In.  CALL ON  H. A. Prosser  BKOKICH, WARD STRKKT  Charles D. J. Christie  GENERAL BROKER  4 doors west of Dominion Express office,  P. O. Box 523.   Phones: Office 147, House 152  Throe six room housos foi rent.  Real estate in all parts of the city for salo  AGENT KOR S. S. KIMBALL'S SAFKS  INSURANCE. LOANS.  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  <i%  We have sold 75 per cent of all the  Portland Cement  Fire Brick Fire Clay  and Sewer Pipe  USED IN KOOTENAY  Just received carload Dominion Ale and Porter  (PINTS AND QUARTS)  Dominion White Label Ale (pints and quarts).   This is  the finest Ale brewed in Canada.  Dominion Bulk Ale 05 gallon kegs)  Teacher's Scotch Whiskey is still the best.  H. J. EVANS & CO.  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffi-  m  ROYAL SEAL  AND  KOOTENAY BELLE  CIGARS  UNION MADE  Kootenay Cigar Mfg. Go.  NEUON. BimSB COLUMBIA  Notice of Application for a   Certificate of Improvements.  Brokkn Him. Min'Kkal Claim, hituatki.v the; '  Ai.vbwoktii Mining Division ok West  kootknav dlstuict, and located about  two milks southwkst ok al.nswohtii, ad-  joinino tiik Arkansas, United and Union  Minkkai. Claims.  Tuko.notice that I. R. K. Young, (acting as  agent for K. J. Roberts, free miner's certificate  special No. (581, and Anna C Buckley, free  minor's certificate No. B. 11397) freo miner s ccrtillcato No. B. 13,440, intend, sixty days from the  date hereof, to apply to the mining recorder for  a certificate of improvements, for the purpose o  obtaining a crown grant of tho abevo claim.  And f nrtlior take notice that action, undor sec  tion 37, must be commenced before tho issuance  of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 24th day of April, A. D., 1900.  R,K,Youka. p.us.  ^'�����rw>��������MTa��Mv��'awiuiMMKiai��l^^  ���.������..-.jrM^ml  '.i.'**.'K:^V'* " -' '���' I?:  THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B. C., FRIDAY JUNE 22 1900  i is  - - u  I J.1'1'.''  < <;  #  19M  I  If  Ma  If  u  li-'  J'S'  14'  I  t  ��� it J,.  m  l  bs '.  2!  Rubber Gloves  FOR WOMEN AND MEN  The proper thing for spring house-  cleaning and gardening  Furniture Polish  To make your Furniture look as good  as new, try our  "FRENCH FURNITURE POLISH."  W. F. Teetzel & Co.  Victoria Bl^ck, Corner Baker and Josephine Streets  DRUGS AND ASSAYERS' SUPPLIES  Xif  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  S THE PUCE  WHERE YOU CAN SAVE MONEY  IN   BUYING   JEWELERY   FROM  JACOB DOVER, The Leading Jeweler  IVeltJon, B. C  *S'nM1'i?'��l*iB*��g'-3*-��'3?'r'5''S*fe   1  -__<���__<-^���_3-_l<-?l>-__'^_i-__<-**-_*^.^  yii  ffl  ffl  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ffl  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  All mail orders receive our prompt attention.  As we only employ expert help, our watch making  JJJ   and jewelery department cannot be surpassed.   JJ  to All work guaranteed to be satisfactory.                   to  ffl ffl  ffl ffl  ffl   ffl  ffl ffl  ffl ffl.  1 Jacob Dover, Jeweler 1  to  to  * ^iAAa^A:  ^���JBTS^S-^S*^^  Baker   Street,   Nelson.  SA"-��feiSiSvS ttf__\'__\'_t:^'-t'_t"_t''__"__\  Xti  ffl  WE RECOGNIZE THE FACT  Thiitin coloring to tiie people of Nelson  :tnd district in the lines of :  Teas and Coffee  XVo must iiave ah article first-class in every respect. We have given these lines our undi-riCci  Attention, ago. icsult of whicli we have succeeded in securing an article in both lines, which Vor  quality, flavor and excellence have no equal. We defy comparison, they cannot be surpassed and  cannot b=i duplicated. After a trial you will havc no other. For good goods at reasonable figures  try us.   QUALITY FIRST, UA.ST AND ALAVAYS.   "Yours for business.  The Western Mercantile Company, Limited  BAltER ST.  GROCERS  NELSON  Just Received...  A large consignment of the latest  styles of hats, union and custom  made.   Clothing  for bargains  at  ... THEO MADSOH'S  BAKER-STREET.���NELSONr  CtOTHING-HOUSED  WHY BUY CANNED FRUITS ?  We Have the Strawberries, Sugar,  and Fruit Jars.  P. O. BOX 170.  HOUSTON BLOCK.  Tolephono 161.  Car Load of Lake of the Woods  Klour Just Received.  John f{. Irvirjg & Co  Don't Imbibe Snakes . . .  Lots of them in the city water.   Get one of our filters  on trial.   Prices 40 cents, $1.25 and $1.75.  OPPOSITE POSTOFFICE.  STRACHAN   BROTHERS.  ASK  YOUR GROCER FOR THE CELEBRATED  Dolled  B   &   K  The Best that Money can Buy.      Take no Other.  Oats  Manufactured by the Brackman-Ker Milling Co., Ltd.  Victoria  Vancouver, Westminster, Edmonton, Rossland, Nelson.  ILLUMINATIONS  FOR  DOMINION DAY  Colored Lamps  In  Red, Blue, Amber  and Green.  Kootenay Electric Snpply &  PnnotKimlinn    Pft JOSEPHINE  Lofjstruction oo. street, nelson  JUST ARRIVED  IN NELSON  R. P. RITHET &. CO., Ltd.  CARLOAD  CANADIAN WHISKIES  Including bulk and case Seagram. 2,  and 7 year old.  Cases���Club rye. flasks  rye. Gooderham & Worts Special: G. &  XV. ordinary���White Wheat Whisky.  A. B. GRAY, Baker St., Kootenay Representative  CITY LOCAL NEWS  High, school entrance examinations are being lield at the central  school.-. Twelve students are writing on the examination, which  commenced yesterday.  One resident of Nelson who will  have cause to remember circus day  is Arthur Poole. He was standing  near one of the tents when one of  the employees inside threw a carriage pin. The piii went through  the canvas and struck Toole on"the  forehead, cutting a gash several  inches long. A constable was notified of the occurrence, but as there  was no means of identifying the  man nothing could be done.  Mrs. S. ,E. Howe was enrolled yesterday as a nurse in training at the  general hospital and commenced-  her duties at once. The hospital  boaid expect to make another appointment    of   the    same    nature  What does  this mean ?  All Nelson wholesale shippers  and commercial travelers are.i'e-  quested to attend a meeting at the  Hume Hotel on Saturday night at  S o'clock sharp.  Don't miss it  Lethbridge Calt Goal  Tho best valuo for the money in the market  for all purposes.  terms cash     W. P. TiKRNKY, General Agent  Telephone 147.    Ofllce with C. D. J. Christie.  GOSTELLO'S EXPRESS  AND TRANSFER  Baggage and express moved to any part of the  city.   Special attention given to heavy teaming.  Oflicc corner Victoria and Ward streets. Telephone 192. W. A. COSTELLO, Manager.  ttZIZ-ZZZXXZZXZXZXZ-ZXZXZX-XZZZXZXXZZXXXZTZX-ZXXZXXXZi  JUST   ARRIVED  A Car Load of  Allen's Apple Cider.  THORPE & CO.  iixxxzxzzzxzzxzzzzzzzzxzzzxzx-xxxzx-zzxxxzxxxzxxxxxzx-i  J. M. LUDWIC  Manufacturers of and  dealers in Harness, Pack  and Sfock Saddles. Apara-  jocs, Collars, Bridles and  Whips.  Nelson Harness Shop  Hall Street, Nelson.  GAOL   SUPPLIES.  Tenders will be received by Uic undersigned up  to the evening of Wednesday. .June 20th, for the  supplying of tiie following articles to tlio Provincial Gaol at Nelson from July 1st, 1900, to June.  HOth. lilOl :  G HOC R WES  BREAD  MR AT  COAL  =^VKGBTABLKS= ���=-- =-  BROOMS. KTC.  ATletailed list can be feen and any information  obtained at tlio Government Agents oflicc.  JOHN A. TURNKK,  -.. * . Government Agent.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  To Let���neat cottage, four rooms,  garden, cheap, partly furnished. Enquire  Tribune.  Wanted���situation by a competent general servant. Good cook. Address M.  P., Tribune ollice.  .For   sale���174   square   yards   of  good lawn turf of flvo years growth, can bo soen.  Knqiiire of Mr. Curtis, architect, Baker streot.  Nelson.  Wanted���by   a   young   lady,   a  position as stenographer and typewriter. Good  experience. Apply .Stenographer; postoffice box  K, Nehoii.  Wanted���for sawmill aud factory  a shingle jointer, lath man and factory machine  hand. Also a good turner. Apply to G. O. Buchanan, Nelson or Kaslo.  Five-room house and lot for sale.  lVicc $150. Apply to Nelson Bazaar, Tremont  block.  To Rent���House and two lots on  Carbonate street, next donr to mayor Houston.  Seven rooms and bathroom, hot and cold water,  baths, etc. It has just been repaired and kal-  somincd. Thirty dollars per inonth. Taylor &  Hannington. '  . House to Let���Furnished or Unfurnished���Three bedrooms, dining room, drawing room, writing room, hall and kitchen. For  full particulars apply to .1. L. Vanstone, broker.  For,sale���Stock and fixtures of  the Nelson Bazaar amounting to about four  hundred dollars.  Furnished rooms   to let���Apply  Carney block, ono door cast of Oddfellow's hall.  Hack   calls left at   the   Pacific  Transfer barn on Vernon streot. Telephone  call 35.  Lost���Black cocker spaniel answering to name nf "Jack." Kinder p!case return  to George A. Stewart Potts, Wallace-Miller  block.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that, I intend to apply at  the II ��� st meeting of the board of license commissioners for the city of Nelson held thirDy days  after the date hereof, for leave to transfer tho  license now hold by me for an hotel known as  the N'elson House, s-ituate on lot 10 block 1, to A.  H. Clements and Robert Roi'tenor.     ,���_.���_���  Dated this 2ndI'd ay of Juin. 1900.    ' '    J  within a few days. The initial  term of service is three months,  after wliich- the candidate passes  the probationary stage and continues for the full two years  term.  A clothes line at the residence of  J. Fraser, was stripped of a quantity  of clothing between Wednesday  night and Thursday night.  The baseball club's dressing room  on the recreation grounds was entered by sneak thieves, Avho broke  a window, the other night. Several new balls, were stolen.  Several lots just West of the Lake-  view hotel have been purchased by  parties .-who propose tp erect a  bath house, which will be equipped  with Turkish aiid Russian baihs on  a modern plan. J. Coxhead has the  plans for the building in. his possession and it is understood that  work is to be commenced at puce.  All the people who came across  the line with the English-American  circus were vaccinated at North-  port by Perry Wright, the health  officer on duty there.'-  Biff Nickel Strike.  Trout Lake.  P. Huffman has made a rich strike  of ntckel ore on his Trout -Lake  property. Returns from samples  he had tested went 78 per cent  nickel, from two to three per cent  copper besides small gold aud silver  values. This strike was made at a  distance of 20 feet in the tunnel  now being driven. The lead is between four and five feet iu width  and if the present indications continue it will be one of the most important strikes ever made in the  Kootenay.  HOTEL   ARRIVALS.  ��� <i r   li  .  At this Phair.���Mr, and Mrs. E.  Nelson Fell, Miss Fell, Miss Van  Agnew, Athabasca. A. Sutherland,  R. D. Trevor. Ainsworth; L. N. Fid-  der and wife, Kaslo; L. S. Forrest,  Spokane; T. G. Holt, Vancouver; D.  R. Young, Rossland; R. B. Porter,  Orand Forks; M. Hunter, Silverton;  P. J. Hiekey, Sandon; C. W. Ved-  des, Spokane. ���"  NELSON OPERA HOUSE  SATURDAY,  JUNE 23  The World-Renowned  TREBELLI  Will Give a  CONCERT  Assisted By r  MR.    Eugene    Bernstein  - ���* ���  The Well-known Pianist  List is now open .at Art & Music  Co., 180'Baker'streetj and seats will  be on sale at the usual place ou  Thursday, at 10 ��� o'clock for subscribers only, aud for the public on  Friday and Saturday.  ���Admission-75c.-aud-$1.00 ,_=   Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Vlotorta and Kootenay Streets.  P. O. Box 5SH.   . TKLKPHONfO WV D5  Gharles St. Barbe  Stock arid Share Broker  Gerieffiiteent  -****������  RESTAURANT  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT  Cor. Bakor and Hull Sts.  First-class table      :  R. l^cR/\E, Prop.  SPECIAL   EXCURSION   RATES.  Will tie mado by all railroads <fhd steamer  lines from Slocan City, Silverton, New Denver,  Three.Forks, Sandon, Kaslo, and all intermediate*  points of one fare for round trip; On wile Juno  21st, good to return June 22nd.  DOMINION DAY BANNERS  T. O. Skatbo, sign painter for W.J. Murphy,  requests all who intend to take part in tho  Trades Procession on Domi.iion.Day to send in  their orders as quickly as possible. Last your  many wero disappointed through not Placing  their orders early enough. Shop in the rear cf  the Burns Block.  ESTABLISHED 1892  H.  GO.  ESTABLISHED 1892  HARDWARE  Garden, Mill, Steam and  Suction  Hose.  Crucible   Cast   Steel   Wire  Rope  5-16 to  1-in. in  stock.  Leather and   Rubber Belting.  Sheet, Square and Round Rubber  Flax and Garlock Packing  Pipe Fittings, Brass Goods, Rails  Black and Galvanized Sheet Iron  Soft Steel Plates  1-8, 3-16 and 1-4 x 72, 96 and 120  Agents���Truax Oro Cars, (Jiant Powder, and Metropolitan Kuse, etc.  H. BYERS & OO.  NELSON  KASLO  SANDON  At tiie Humk ��� Fred Chivin,  Whitewater; D. N. Malliaon, Toronto; G. A. Campbell, Victoria; Mrs.  E. J. Dumpliey and family, Grand  Forks, N. D.; Mrs. G. Kootcher,  Kaslo; R. McGuire, Molly Gibson  Mine; P. Dickinson, Slocan; J. S-  McLean, ��� Rossland.  Palace IVJeat Njarl^et  Headquarters  for all kinds of  "   Fresh and Cured  Meats.  A feature will bo made of the poultry and  game trade. ' They will always be on hand during their season.  J. L.  PORTER, Prop.  1C9 Josephino St., between Bakor and Vernon.  Telephone 159.  J^.   JEZLSTSTJJ3-A.J5I  Contracting Painters, Decorators, Paperhangors.  Full lino of wall paper, mouldings, eto,   Kalso-  mining-and Tinting.   Strictly first-class work.  Estimates furnished]   Residence Alill Street,   MCrcnikl    D    f  Opposite School House   J*.C*IuOvJ.M,  lJ�� \J.  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON  B. C.  DERATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  THORPE & CO., LIMITKD.���Corner Vernon  and -Cedar streets, Nelson, manufacturers  of and wholesale dealers in derated waters and  ' fruit syrups. Solo agents for Halcyon Springs  mineral water. - Telephone GO.  ASSAYERS*   SUPPLIES.  WF. TEETZEL & CO.-Corner Baker and  ��� Josephine streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in' assayers; supplies. Agents for Denver  Fire Clay Co. of Denver, Colorado.  "~     '. . CIGARS.  KOOTENAY CIGAR MANUFACTURING  CO.���Corner Baker ��� and Hall streets, Nel  son, manufacturers uf "Royal Seal" and "Kooto  nay BelleTbranda of cigars.  . :     COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  HJ. EVANS & CO.���Baker streot, Nelson  ��� wholesale' dealers in liquors, cigars,  cement, fire brick and Are clay, water pipe:and  steel rails, and general commission merchants.  ELECTRICAL ��� SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY & CON-  STRUCTION.COM PAN Y-Wholesale dealers in telephones, annunciators, hells, batteries,  fixtures, etc., Houston block. Nelson.  FLOUR AND FEED.  BRACKMAN - KER MILLING' COMPANY  ��� ���Cereals, Flour, Grain, Hay.' Straight or  mixed cars .shipped to all' Kootenay Points.  Grain elevators at all principal point-son Calgary-  Edmonton It. R. Mills at Victoria, New Vvest-  niinster, and Edmonton; Alberta.  TAYLOR FEED & PRODUCE CO.-Baker  street, Nelson (George^ F. Motion's old  stand), Flour, Feed, Grain, Hay and Produce.  Car lots a specialty. Correspondence-solicited.  Phone 26.   .-���-.     ���  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  P    BURNS &   CO.���Baker  street.   Nelson,  . ���   wholesale dealers in fresh and cured meats.  Cold storage.  GROCERIES.  A MACDONALD & CO.���CornerFront and  ��� Hall streets, - wholesale grocers and  jobbers in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  mackinaws and miners' sundries.  KOOTENAY SUPPLY   COMPANY,   LIMITED���Vernon   street, Nelson;   wholesale  grocers.  JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front street, Nel-  son, wholesale grocers.  PR. STEWART & CO.���Warehouses onC. P.  ��� R. track, foot of Stanley street. Nelson,  wholesale dealers in provisions, produce and  fruits. Cold storage. ;Agents Armour & Co.'s  bacon, hams, lard and other products.  Y. GRIFFIN & CO.-Front street, Nelson.  ���   wholesale   dealers   in   provisions,   cured  meats, butter and eggs.  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  H BYERS & CO.-Corner Baker and Josephine  ��� streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in Hardware and mining supplies. Agents for Giant  Powder Co.   LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY-  Bakor St., Nelson, wholesale dealers in  hardwaro and mining supplies, and water and  plumbers'supplios.  VANCOUVER HARDWARE COMPANY  LIMITED���Baker streot, Nolson, wholesale  dealers in hardwaro and mining supplies, plumbers and tinsmiths' supplies. Agnnts Ontario  Works. ;  - .  LIQUORS AND/DRY GOODS.  rpURNER, BEETONite'. CO.���Corner Vernon  -J- and Josephine streets, Nelson; wholesale  dealers in liquors, cigars and dry'goods. Agents  for Pabst Brewing Co. of Milwaukee and Calgary Brewing Co. of Calgary.  PAIKTS   AND   OILS.  NELSON . HARDWARE COMPANY-Baker  Street���Wholesale dealers in paints, oils,  and' brushes of all kinds. Largest stock in  Kootenay.'   . '_  POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE.  HAMILTON POWDER COMPANY-Baker  street, Nelson, manufacturers of dynamite,  sporting, stumping and black blasting powders,  wholesale dealers in caps and fuse, and electric  blasting apparatus.  SASH AND DOORS.   .  NELSON SAW AND PLANING MILLS,  LIMITED���Corner Front and Hall streets,  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers  in sash and doors; all kinds of factory work made  to order.   TENTS   AND   AWNINGS.  NELSON TENT AND AWNING FACTORY-  Baker street, Nelson. Manufacturers of all  kinds of tents, awnings, and canvas goods.  P. O. Box 76.   Theo. Madson, proprietor.  WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMI,  TKD-Cornor Front and Hall streets, Nel<  son, wholesale dealers tn wines (case and buUc-  and domestic and Imported cigars.  Refrigerators  Prices from $10 to $30  - j  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  \ ^^-_-^-^-_.'s_\-_t-_���<&��� <g-__t-       ia,^,^,S'ai'5"S"5'^''s-'^>  /<J*^'^ ^' *^ ���**������'��� "^ *'*������*> ���^:^,,*-**^:^": ���0*-**'r_9-&^m>-*t-?_\-00.^.^.0*:2��gl  *  ffl  iti  ffl  to  185 Baker Street.  Telephone 10.  KIRKPATRICK  & WILSON,  We have removed our place of business  for the next few months to the old Burns  shop, next to the Nelson Hotel, where we  to   hope to see all our old customers and many  ffl   new ones.   Give us a call.  to  to    xti  to  iti  ffl  ffl  ffl  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  185 Baker Street  to   Telephone IO  '���^-���i.-S'^'^'it.'^'^'^'^'ri'^S'^ f ���_*'-Hf "i*-_T-__"���<__ ���_'���<��-��'��� Igj-f,''^-  ��� '0~T9'_-*'^-_9.-*-^.mf"_��.'**'**'r-9 5?^'.^^Sf:c*'-^^^^S^iSi" ���  \\t  ffl  ffl  to  to  iti  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  xti  iti  xti  to  xti  to  X',:  HATS! HATS!  C m______tt___M_t��__^^mm^_____ww_____^^_t_wm  '- We have just received a large consignment of Stetson hats in all the latest shapes and styles, also hats from  some of the best English makers, includings Christy's celebrated hard hats, which we are selling at prices to suit  everybody.  The Nelson  Clothing House  Place Your  Orders   for  WE MAKE  A SPECIAL   FEATURE  OF  DECORATIVE  SIGN PAINTING  Dominion Day  Sign  Streamers  Banners  Signs and  Mottoes  When turned out by our artist are works of art. They will add to the appearance of your display. Poor work will detract from it. We will assist you in  determining what you want.   Give us plenty of time by placing orders at once.  F. J. BRADLEY & CO.  Corner Josephine and Victoria Streets.  Nelson, British Columbia.  Fishing Season of 1900  We are selling the fishing tackle which entices  the fish. We have the.  most complete line of flies  and trolling baits.  See our fishing rod complete with line, leader,  reel, and flies for $5.  Alex Stewart  Room 3, Turner & Boeeh Block.  NELSON.  Canada Drug & Book Go.  NELSON  NOTICE   OF   MEETING.  The Nelson plumbers, gas and steam fitters  union meets every second' and fourth Friday at  thefeineti' Union hall at 8 p.m.  B. WEEKS. Secretary pro tern.  Mines  Real Estate  Insurance  Loans  Notary Public and Conveyancer.  Rents Collected on Commission.  8200 cash for lot on Carbonate street.  $4000 (easy terms) will buy lihe corner on Bakor  Btreet, good Iiotel site.  S'fOOO will!***y line cornor on Vernon street, good  hotel site.  81200 will buy lot on Baker street nearSherbrook  ��� house.  $150 (half ensh) will buy 3 lots in Bogustown.  $250 to $275 apiecu for choice lots on Carbonato  street.  $20 per month will rent 8-roomcd house, immediate possession.  $850, part cash, will buy house and lot on Robson  street near Stanley street.  Cottage and nice lot with fruit trees, 5-mile point  Ranch'at I*ilot Bay, 00 acres under cultivation.!  J13S0 will buy cott-ijfo and lot on Stanley street.

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