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Array ��� ^���^afisaasa;  _t_i_____i_^___i_&^:^*-.'r_  ll  DAILY EDITION   E3Y MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH  YEAH.  NELSON:  MONDAY MORNING JULY 2 J900.  PRICE FIVE CENTS  ffXXXX_ZZ___tZX_ZZX_ZZXZ-ZZXZZXXIXXXZZ__ZZ_ZX__ZZ-X_XZ>  UX-  I BARON VON KETTLER KILLED, OTHER MINISTERS SAFE  t  2  i  ;  m  |J-  6  1/ *v  |*-*c  ir  8  fi    i  Shanghai, July 1.���The British consul at Chefoo telegraphs that  baron von Kettler, German minister at Pekin, was murdered by  native troops on June IS. Throo legations, it is not stated which,  were si ill undestroycd ou June 23. The American consul here stated  that Yung Lu telegraphed on Juue 20 that the other ministers were  safe that morning, but that the situation was desperate and he  doubted whether tlio ministers could hold out longer, as lie and the  empress could no longer give protection.  Rom n:, July 1.���The commander" of the cruiser Elba telegraphs  from Taku, Juue 30, as follows :  " Advices from the German legation in Pekiu state that all the  legations have been burned except those of England, France and  Germany. AIL of the members of the diplomatic corps have taken  refuge in the British legation."  Shanghai, July L.���The German minister in Pekin, baron von  Kettler, was attacked while proceeding to the tsung li yamen, where  lie died.  Washington, July 1.���Two important cablegrams were received  by secretary Hay from United States consul Goodnow at Shanghai.  Tiie date is understood to be that of last night. Tho text is withheld, but the consul states in substance tis follows :  " It is rumored iu Shanghai that the German minister to Pekin,  baron von Kettler, was killed in Pekin ou the 18th of- June. On the  23rd of June the chief legation buildings were still standing. The  others had been burned. On the 2(5th June a dispatch was. received  at Shanghai from Wung Lu (believed to be the viceroy of the province of Chile, where the principal troubles have occurred) stating  that the other ministers were safe. Dispatches to Shanghai from  different sources indicate that prince Tuau, father of the heir-  apparent, seems to be absolutely in control at Pekin, and that as to  his attitude to foreigners, -it is even said that he issued an edict as  far back as the 20th of June, ordering all of the viceroys to attack  the foreigners iu their respective provinces, an order which', so far,  has not bean obeyed."  ______3XXX_-X_Z--Z-X-_lXZ_____X_-_-XXXX_XX_XXXXZIXZX7 I  KELSON WON AT GREENWOOD  in Spirited Contests.  The members of the Nelson hose  team   arrived  home   from   Greenwood last evening.  They succeeded  in   winning   both    the    firemen's  events, received a good reception in  ' Greenwood, and consequently are  .  well  pleased with themselves  aud  -.the people of Greenwood also.  The Nelson boys went against  %he best men of Rossland, Grand  '.Forks and Greenwood on a new  track and carried off the honors.  The hub-and-hub race was run  iirst, but as the Grand Forks team  did not have a suitable reel they  were unable to compete. The race  was run with light reel-*, saving  that sufficient hose was carried to  even up the Aveights, the distance  being 150 yards with a grade in favor of the runners. Rossland got  considerably the best of the start,  I mt they were gradually overhauled  by the Nelson team. At the hun7  dred yards Greenwood and Rossland were running on even terms,  when one of the Greenwood men  became entangled in the harness  =and=we.ut=downrthus=puttiug-*,the^  Greenwood boys out of the contest.  Nelsou finished a good first in 16  seconds.  For the wet test an arrangement  was fixed up by which the reel in  starting released a flag, from which  the time-keepers took the start.  This device was good, but the Rossland men thought it would bo  easier to beat it than the Nelson  team, but being caught at it were  disqualified.  The Greenwood team went out  first.   They made a good run, but  missed the coupliug and failed. The  Nelson  team  ran second and got  water   in   29$ seconds.     Rossland  followed  Nelson.    The remarkable  feature of their heat was that the  team was well over the course before the timekeepers' flag dropped.  It was discovered that Smith of the;  . Rossland team, who was unable to  run, deliberately kept, the flag up  Thy standing on the rope which was  i,d��a-jjgned to release it.    The judges  vpnonaptly disqualified the Rossland  ���teaca, their action being generously  : applauded.   The Grand Forks team  .rau last.     They had an easy thing,  Vas they had only to secure water to  get second money.   This they did  vii 34 seconds.  ��� The 100-yard dash was won by  ; Smith of Rossland in 10�� seconds,  With Wilson second, aiid Douglas of  .Nelson third. The 220-yard race  was captured by Douglas in 24  seconds, with Mitchell of Greenwood  second.   Two Transports Sail.  San Francisco, July 1.���The  transports Leelanaw and Cbnne-  .amagh, with horses and , military  .supplies, have sailed for the Philip-  pines'via Nagasaki.  KASLO POLITICIANS DOWNED  By a Woman and Her Friends.  Kaslo, July 1.���[Special to The  Tribune.]���For the first time in the  history of Kaslo a woman has been  elected school trustee. Police magistrate Carney's time expired yesterday, and he was nominated for  re-election by R. F. Green, M. P. P.,  and mayor McAnn, but their in-'  fluence was not as great as that of  the George Kane, Archie Fletcher  combination, which "succeeded in  electing Mrs. * Livingstone at the  head of the poll. She received 123  against (52 cast for Carney and 53  for W. V. Papworth, one of the  proprietors of the Kasla hotel. It  has been suggested that G. O. Bu ���  chanau and E. F, Stephenson, the  other trustees,. should resign, so  that two more of the fair sex can  be elected and the ladies allowed to  run the school affairs entirely for  the next year ov so as an experiment.          MASSACRED BY WHOLESALE  Saturday stating that the German  minister had been murdered at  Pekin. Yu Lu, who escaped from  Tien Tsin to Pao Ying Fu, also  wires: ���-.       ,  "Situation desperate; implore  your help. Foreign troops of eight  nationalities entering Pekin to the  number of 30,000 or 40,000; cannot  hold out four days." ���?  Li Yun Yih received this from  the viceroy of Yuanshika: "Foreign troops victorious at Tien Tsin.  They Avill enter Pekin immediately."  Outbreaks of the Boxers appear  to be imminent at Canton. The  feeling of unrest steadily increases.  The Boxers from Ping Tu were  marching Sunday on Chefoo. - The  governor- of Yuanshika feared for  the town and sent to the war ships  for forces. ��� .���''"'���'  General Yuanshikana, commanding the best foreign drilled troops  in China, has notified the German  governor of Kiau Chau that he will  not permit the proposed German  expedition to Weisen to rescue  Chalfontant and the Misses Powden  and Hawes, the American missionaries in the hands of the Boxers.  The missionaries at Pao Y Tung  Fu were reported to be safe on  June 25th.  . A correspondent in Shanghai  learns from^official sources that the'  Chinese are laying torpedoes between Shanghai and-the Kiang Nan  arsenal. Agents of the Boxers are  busy in Shanghai provoking hatred  of the foreigners. Nothing has  been heard from the column which  relieved admiral Seymour, five days  ago, and then proceeded toward  Pekin, but as it takes at least, two  days to communicate'between Tien  Tsin and Chefoo, there is nothing  extraordinary in this.- Troops are  .going forward from Taku to Tien  Tsin daily.  A dispatch to the Daily Mail from'  Tong Fu, without date, via Chefoo,  Friday, says:  "It is. improper any longer to  conceal the harm done to the cause  of the allies by the barbarities and  -the pillage of the Russians on the  day after the bombardment. .They  not only shot * natives, but looted  everything,"including the European  house in Taku."  CELEBRATION SPORTS OPEN  Sketch of the Events.  Nelson's tenth annual Dominion  Day celebration opens today, and  bids fair to eclipse its niue successful predecessors. At the time of  writing the weather, looks like  clearing, and it., only requires fine  weather to make this year's celebration establish a new record. The  horse races, wliich have always been  a feature of previous years, have  been omitted from this year's pro;  gram, but the other, preparations  have been on a scale which will console the keenest horsenian'.  The; presence of the:.. Winnipeg  and Vancouver crews, will; give  great additional interest to 'the  regatta, ahd'opinion as to the result  differs considerably. V Both crews  are quite confident of winning and  are in excellent shape. Local critics  agree that the race will be a close  one, and. many think that the,  weather will decide it, favoring'  Vancouver-if the weather be rough,  and Winnipeg if-it be smooth. For  the local foiu^oared race C. B; Winter's crew, after their easy win on  Saturday, are strong favorites. The  competitors , in the other aquatic  events will not be known until the  races start,  After their victory at.Greenwood  the Nelson boys are strong favorites  for the firemen's races. Rossland  will not compete* after., all. They  went home '.'in disgust yesterday  after their beating at .Greemvood.  TheGreenwoodiire team was unable  to get here last night, so the- hub-  and-hub race will be .postponed until tomorrow, to enable - them to  compete. Only'one prize for- this  race has been given," but as��� three'  Situation in China.  London, July 2.���Official dispatches received by the, consular  body at Shanghai in an Express  cable, dated Shanghai, July.lst, con-,  firm the report of the butchery of  baron von Kettler, the German  minister, on June 18th. The ambassador was riding on the legation  street when he was attacked by  Chinese troops and Boxers, dragged  from his horse and killed. His body  was hacked to pieces with swords.  The German legation and six other  buildings were burned and a number of the servants of the legations  were killed and their bodies thrown  iuto the flames.  The consuls entertain little hope  that any foreigners are left alive in  the capital. There were 1800 foreigners connected with the legations, 50 in the customs house, En-  lish and American tourists and  others to the number of 150, and  nearly 500 legation guards, with  British and foreign officers.  The Daily Mail has received news  from the consul-general at Chefoo  that baron von Kettler has been  killed but no other information. A  dispatch to the Express from Nankin, June 30th, says:  "French priests here have received reports that the public execution of foreigners has been in  progress since June 20 th. The news  comes by runners from French  priests at Pekin, who state that  they administered the last rites to  the condemned men."  Nankin cables dated Sunday say  that viceroy Liu Yuin Yih received  a telegram froin general Yu Lu on  CONDUCT WAS MAGNIFICENT  Situation at Tien Tsin.  London, July 2.-4:45 a; in.���A:  dispatch from admiral Bruce to the  admiralty sent via Chefoo under  date of June 30, says: "The conduct of commander Stewart of the  Algerine and the commander of the  Taku forts was magnificent, and  elicited the admiration of the allied ships. The river route to Tien  Tsin, 51 miles from Taku, is now  open. The railroad head is now  nine miles from Tien Tsin. The  road inward is not quite safe and  communication to Tien Tsin is difficult���A fortJ.3,miIes above^Taku  was found destroyed and blown up,  leaving the passage up the river  free. >  Lieutenant commander Keyes reports that the arsenal at Tien Tsin  was captured oh June 29th by the  naval brigade. The losses were five  killed, lieutenant Colom slightly  wounded and a gunner and 21  wounded. There aro no further details.  Warrenden is in charge of all our  forces on the river and lines of  communication. Vice-admiral Alex-  ieff, governor general of 'Port  Arthur and' commander-in-chief .of  the Russian forces in the east," has  arrived on his way to Tien Tsin,  taking supreme command of the  Russian forcesjiaiided to date.     !  Germany has 44 officers and 1300  men, Great'Britain 184 officers and  1700 meb^'Aiustria 12 officers and  127 men,' America '12 . officers and  329 men, France 17 officers and 387  men, Italy 7 officers and ��� 131 men,  Japan 19 officers and 3709 men and  Russia 107 officers and ;5187 men,  with a total of 54 field'guns and:30  machine guns." *      '���*��� ' ..*. |  Judge Denty Dead. .  Portl-and, Oregon, July* 1.���  Judge Denty died at Seaside, aged  02, yesterday. Judge Denty was  United States consul at Tien Tsin,  China, under president Hayes, and  consul at Shanghai under president Arthur's administration from  1885 to 1890. He was foreign secretary to the king of Korea.  League Games.  Buffalo 1, Detroit 0.  Cincinnati 0, Pittsburg 0.  Montreal 7, Syracuse 13.  ' Toronto 3, Rochester 7.  teams are coming arrangements are  being made for a second prize. The  Grand. Forks firehose team is as  follows: Chief Fred Woollaston,  R. McMorty,. P: 'Donaldson, A".  Donaldson, A. Savage, Tom- Wall,  Jerry Wall,-L. Crosson; J. McDonald,  J. Ralston, -C. Jarvis, D. .Mclsaac,  arid G. Chappell.- . t       ' '  The baseball games promise^to be  interesting. jNelson-will playboth  StanfordUniversity.'\nd,, Rossland.  The former is a veryrstrong :team-  arid beat Spokane liadly, though  the Rossland team more than, stood  them off in a game iivthe mud at  Rossland yesterday, whichwas left  unfinished on account of ..rain.  Rossland, however, is much stronger than when Nelson beat them  twice this year. They have imported five new players, including  two old league men. Nelson is the  only town in the country that can  put a good nine of Nelson men in  the field. There are no importations in the Nelson nine.  Visitors are coming into Nelson,  all the incoming trains yesterday  afternoon and evening being packed, while last night the streets  were black with people, notwithstanding the-'somewhat disagreeable weather. '^^ __________  The celebration proper begins at"  11 o'clock when the trades procession takes place. If the weathor is  at all favorable this feature promises to be one of the best attractions of the demonstration. . The  committee in charge liasassurancea  from various quarters which justify  them iri believing that tho procession will surpass anything,' of the  nature ever seen in Kootenay, .and  visitors will be enabled to estimate,  the importance of Nelson from a,  commercial standpoint. The com-,  pleto draft of the procession, as  arranged up to last night is appended :  Citizens' band; children's float;  Uniformed Rank Knights of Pythias;  float, Fred Irvine & Co.; float, D.  McArthur & Co.; banner, "Nelson  is the Distributing-Center of Kootenay"'; band; Nelson Commercial  Travellers, 25 strong ; banner,. Nelson Wholesale Shippers; float, P.  Burns & Co;;U.banners, A.Macdonald & Co.','\J. Cholditch & Co.,  Kootenay Supply Com pan y, Lim i ted,  Brackman- & Ker Milling Company,  Limited; float, Brackman & Ker  Milling Company, Limited; banners,  J. Y. Griffin & Co., F. R. Stewart &  Co., F. Starkey & Co., Hyde & Tits-  worth; floats, Hyde & Titsworth,  Hazelwood Dairy; banners, Turner,  Beeton & Co., H. J. Evans & Co.,  California Wine Company, Limited,  Roisterer Brewing Company, R. P.  Rithet & Co. (A. B. Gray), Kootenay  Cigar Manufacturing .Company,  Nelson . Soda Water Company,  Thorpe & Co.; float, Thorpe & Co.;  banners, Hudson's Bay stores, W.  F. Teetzel & Co., Jacob Dover, Theo  Madson, W. E. Sanford Manufacturing Company, Ontario Powder  Works,   Nelson   Saw   &   Planing  Mills,   Limited;   float, Nelson Saw  &'     Planing       Mills,    �� Limited;  banners ��� Nelson   Iron Foundry,  Lawrence Hardware Company,  H.  Byers & Company, McLaehlan Brothers; .T. A. Sayward & Co.; float���  J. A. Sayward & Co.; banner���"Volume of Nelson's  Wholesale Trade  for 1899, $4,000,000," Nelsou Wholesale     Merchants;     float ��� Canadian     Pacific     Company;     Band;  Trades   and   Labor "Unions,   with  banners:      Typographical    union,  Nelson Tailors' uniou, Nelson Plasterers'    union,    Bricklayers     and  Masons, Miners' union No. 96, Stonecutters' union, Cigarmakers, Painters,   Laborers'   Protective  union,  Raihvay Bridgemen, Watchmakers  and Jewelers, Plumbers and Gas-  fitters, Cooks arid   Waiters,   Carpenters and Joiners. V "  The prizes for the floats, etc., iri  the processions will be as follows :  Industrial floats���First prize, $75,  second prize, $50. |  Children's float, First prize, $15.  Best   turnout  of   auy  union  or  society ��� First   prize,   value   $25,  second prize, value $15.  Most original and grotesque turnout���First prize, $15.  For the finest appearing team of  horses in the procession, attached  to float or otherwise���First prize,  $10, second prize, $5.  Prizes for best decorated bicycle  iri trades procession, lady's silk sunshade, gentleman's silk umbrella.  The committee iu charge of the  trades procession has issued the  following announcement:  '���All floats, unioris, lodges and  those taking part in the trades procession are requested to meet at  the postoffice, as the procession will  be formed between that point and  the Presbyterian church, and will  proceed in the order above mentioned- down Kootenay street to  Baker, thence along Baker to Hall,  down Hall to Vernon, along Vernon to Ward, up Ward to Baker,  along Baker to Josephine, up Josephine to Victoria, along Victoria  to Ward, down Ward to Baker,  west on Baker to-Kootenay street  and disperse.  The hub-and-hub race has been  postponed until tomorrow and it  will   not   be   known ' until today  ���aaaiTIIIIIIIIIIIItrillllllllllllllTnillllrillllini rTTmTTTT,.m..T..riiTiimmTT,^T..lr..,nr  KOOTENAY MINING DIVISION STATISTICS.  The people of each locality in the two Kootenays make claims  as to the importanceof their respective localities, and at times the  claims are misleading. The report of the minister of mines for the  year 1899 gives figures as to the relative importance of the mining  divisions of East and West Kootenay. According to the figures  given, the division of which Nelson is the record office is the most  important, if importance is to be rated by the number of records  made.   The fdllowirig are the figures :  Clnims  Recording Office. Recorded.  Nelson ...... .............978     c  Rossland ..............,''.. .625  Kaslo ."'.;..-'. ..';���;';. .';-..:.   .019  New Denver..... ... . .393  Slocan City...... ...... .���.-���.310  Kuskonook 316  Trout Lake City 379  Comaplix 280  Nakusp 168  Revelstoke  85  Golden 157  Windermere : 382  Fort Steele 729  Certificates  of Work  Recorded.  1,809  788  979  778  515  201  485  171  162  212  89  180  718  Bills of Sale  and Transfers Recorded.  689  309  *"  379  507  220  105  286"  107  122  39  .70  149  305  Freo  Miner*  Certificates  Issued.  ran "��"'"���"���"  .iiiiiiij..miiiljmi.t  whether .the first game of the base  ���ball' competition .will".be pulled -.off,  at the   hbiir^announced or "later.:  The probability is that Nelson will  play Kossland  today  and  Sanford  university tomorrow.  At 2 p.m. the children's sports  will beginj and the races will start  from the corner of Silica and; Stanley streets. *  The regatta also begins* at 2 p.m.  with the first semi-final heat in. the  local four-oared contest between  MeLeod's Hudson's Bay crew and  Beer's Rifle Corps crew. The rest  of the program follows :  Single Outriggers���Local entries,  half mile; 2:20 p. in. 'Prize, case of  pipes, donated by Crow & Morris.  Pour-oared Race���Local crews.  Second semi-final heat, 2-40 p. m.  This heat is between a crew stroked  by Winter, and a crew"s"trok~ed~~by  Ford..  Ladies' Singles ��� Quarter mile,  3:10 p. m. Prize, silver soup tureen,  douated by the Miner.  Swimming Race��� Seventy-five  yards, 3:40 p.m. Prize, gentleman's  flask. ...  Four-oared Race���Local crews.  Finals. To be rowed between the  winners of the above two senii-  fiuals. ������,,,  Tandem Cauoes���Half-mile with  turn, 4:30 p.m. Prizes, silver cigarette cases to the Avinning pair.  .Double Sculls���Lddy coxswains.  One-quarter mile, 4:40 p.m. Prize,  silver cream and sugar set to coxswain of winning crew.  Triple Canoes-7-Half-milo with  turn, 6:10 p.m. Prize, silver match  boxes to winning crew.  , Foiir-oared Shell���Crews from  Vancouver and Winnipeg. Mile-  and-a-half straightaway, 6:30 p.m.  Prizes, silver cups to winning crew.  Barrel Race���Seventy-five yards,  0:30 p.m.    Prize, silver flask.  The bicycle races start at 6:30  p.m. and begin with the quarter-  mile championship of the Kootenays. Best two in three. Cup valued  at $75,- donated by the Kootenay  Cigar Manufacturing Company; to  be won two years in succession for  ownership.    Open.  Quarter-mile straight, open;  prizes, $10, So, $2.  Quarter-mile handicap for boys  15 aud under. . Prizes, $4, $3, $2.  Quarter-mile handicap for girls 15  and under.    Prizes, $4, $3, $2.  Slow race���220 yards. Prizes,  $5, $3.  Today's  program   closes  with  a  (Continued on l'ugo Four.)  BOERS CET ACTIVE ACAIN  War Hospitals Scandal.  London, July 2.���General Botha  is showing increased activity. His  patiols cover wide stretches of  country, approach near the British  outposts and engage in skirmishes  while larger bodies threaten to attack, declining to allow themselves  to be caught by tho return blows  which the British seek to deliver.  Attacks of this sort were made on  Friday last at Pinaarsport on general Pole-Carew at Springs.  Generals' Botha and Dewet are  seemingly operating in combination.  Botha is reported to have divided  his forces into two parts, one" moving west and the other to the south  to try to-effect a" juncture with  Dewet. " .  Boer circulars are out exaggerating, the ..Chinese   troubles   and  '"urging-the burghers^ to- rejoin' the-  aririy.' '��� - *  Lord Roberts and several; cooperating columns are still out  within striking distance of Dewet:  Dr. Conan Doyle, in an interview  with him by the Daily Telegraph's  Pretoria correspondent, says the  hospital arrangements have been  severely tried, but that no more  could have been done.  Lord Roberts, in the course of an  interview, said he thought that the  charges brought against the government by Burdett-Coutts, conservative member of parliament  for Westminster, that inadequate  provision had been made for the  sick and wounded were probably  based upon one.hospital and a hasty  generalization thereon. .;.  ==Th^Times,"Preto"ria^correspon"d=  ents telegraphs that geueral Colville has been ordered home.  SECRET IMPERIAL DECREES  Officials Disregard Them.  London, July 2.���Two secret imperial decrees have fallen into the  hands of foreigners, according to a  special dispatch from Shanghai,  dated-Sunday, which says: "The  first, dated June 20th, recites events  arouud the capital and attributes  the trouble to religious fanaticism  against Christians leading to violent  outbreaks which the government is  unable to suppress. The foreign  troops are between Taku and Pekin  and foreign relations have reached  a desperate point. The government  therefore calls upon the viceroys  and governors to show their loyalty  to the throne and to raise armies  and funds in defence of Pekin. "'  "The second, which is dated June  21, eulogizes the Boxers as loyal  and true men who, though not soldiers, have defeated the foreigners  advancing on Pekin, and command  the officials to co-operate heartily  in the patriots' work. The southern officials  disregard the  decree."  A dispatch to the daily News  from Tokio, July 1st, says marquis  Yamagata, in the course of an interview regarding the Japanese expedition to China, said it was solely  for the rescue of the members of  the legations. He expressed the  opinion that the powers would become united in forming their demands.  BY DROWNINC OR BY FIRE  Over Two Hundred Dead.  Nkw York, July 1.���The fearful,  havoc to life' and property caused ,  by the conflagration  which broke"  out at the docks of the  North Ger-"  man' Lloyd'"' company in Hoboken  last night cannot be estimated with**  any degree of certainty.   The more  conservative people, who have had  experience' along the docks in the"  shipping interests, are of the opin- .  ion that   not   over   two hundred,,  lives were lost.    The officers of .the.  steamship. Saale   said   today that  there were fully two hundred visit-:  ors on board that vessel  when  the  fire broke out, the majority "of theni, i  being women.     , -     -~  -"     _  A boat was   lowered   from the '  Bremen shortly after the alarm h-id-  been given, but the craft capsized ���  as it touched the water",1 and all on ���  board were thrown into the wafer,,  and none of them were saved by '"  those remaining on the vessel. This  would indicate that the list of dead  may   be  larger :than*<it  was^-first';  thought to be.'  The warehouses of Palmer Cam p-- _  bell, wliich were . across  the  street -  from the North-German Lloyd line  docks suffered greatly and a numbm*  of   houses   along   the  street w; re  scorched   badly.     The  number  -��f  ,  smaller buildings along, the  wat-sr  front,    not   directly    under    c 'i- .  trol   of   the   steamship    compa*<.7,   .  cannot   be   learned   tonight,    but  it is said that there were a numl ���>;r  of express offices for smaller companies, one of these being repor* ��� d  to have lost over $10,000  worth   )f  horses and wagons.    The loss on t '��� ie  steamship property and other companies is estimated to be as follow s:  Steamer Main of North Germ >n  Lloyd Company, cost $1,500,C(*0,  "outsichrof the-cargor-fitting���b-^iI���t  stores. The loss is placed .it  $1,200,000 for the vessel, and abo.it  $400,000 for the fittings and stcos  and cargo that were aboard of Lit.  Steamer Bremen, of North Gor- -  man Lloyd Company, cost $1,1.10-  000, and her fittings and cargo w-re  valued at $300,000. The cargo ft ud  stores were entirely consumed r*nd  the loss to the vesssel proper i\ ill  reach at least $700,000. She is  beached off Weehawken tonight,  and still smouldering, apparently  destroyed, save her machinery.  The Saale steamship, which v. ill  have the most terrible history of  death to unfold when the divers ��o  down in her, cost the North German Lloyd Company $1,250,000,  and the fittings and cargo were  valued at $300,000. The Saale is  beached at Ellis Island and is still  burning. The damage done to the  vessel proper is placed at $800,000.  The damage done the Kaiser Wil-  helru   der Grosse is estimated at  $25,000.   Eussia's Pet Killed.  Constantinople, June 30.���A  party of Persian Kurds, led by*  Timour Khan, who is reported to  enjoy Russian protection, made a  raid upon Turkish territory near  Seraia Roumelia, and, in an encoim-,.  ter with Ottoman troops, Timour  and two of his nephews were killed.  Chaffee Returns.  San Francisco, July 1. ��� The:  transport Grant, with general  Chaffee and the sixth artillery on  board, which sailed for the Orient  this eyening, returned to port three  hours later. The cause of, her re-:  turn has not yet been ascertained, s  m  ���V. it  "'A  '^__.l_aixC^Ci^ THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON B. C VoNDAY JULY 2 1900
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Our entire stock on Friday and
Saturday next at last^veek'j
special sale prices, with ii large
sale of remnants and ends accumulating from our sale.
Friday  and   Saturday  Special   Sale  of Dry  Goods
Ladies'Dress Shirts      A Large Lot Carpets Special Reduction
Specials In
From $2 up.   Shirt and Blouse
Waists, 50 cents.
Of Children's Straw Hats from
50 cents each up. All Ladies'
Trimmed Hats at half price.
Floor Oilcloths and Linoleum
at cost prices.
Iu  Sunshades,  Umbrellas and
Parasols.
Ladies' Corsets from 40c. up.
Night Dresses from 50c. up.
Embroidery Trimmed Drawers
from 25c. up. Corset Covers
from 15c. up. White shirts
from 75c. up.
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We have sold 75 per cent of ail the
Portland Cement
Fire Brick Fire Clay
and Sewer Pipe
USED IN KOOTENAY
Just received.carload Dominion Ale and Porter
-    (PINTS AND QUAUTS)
Dominion White Label Ale (pints and quarts).   This
the finest Ale brewed in Canada.
Dominion Bulk Ale (15 gallon kegs)
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HUDSON'S BAY
COMPANY.
INCORPORATED 1670.
Carpets
"Wiltons
Axminsters
_^Brussels^	
Tapestries
Take your choice, select your
pattern, show us the floor, you
have no more worry.
Prices and quality always satisfactory. We sew and lay all
carpets free of charge.
$15,000 to extend the electric light
system, $20,000 to extend the sewer
system, $20,000 for permanent street
improvements, and $0000 for the
purchase of a  road-making  plant;
or $70,000 in all.    The debenture indebtedness of the city is  $175,000,
and if the $76,000 is  endorsed,  the
debt will be $251,000.    This money
is   represented   by a   waterworks
system   that   is   earning $1200 a
month, an electric light system that
is earning $1800 a month, and a
sewerage   system   that   yields   a
revenue   approximating   $1500   a
year.     The   interest   and sinking
fund charges on the $251,000 will be
$22,500, and the cost  of operating
and maintaining the  water,  light
and sewer systems is in the neighborhood  of $10,000  a  year;   or a
total of $32,500 a year against a
present earning capacity of $37,500.
The rate of taxation  remains low,
notwithstanding the increase in the
debentureindebtedness of the ci ty,
Blinds
We carry a good assortment
of opaques and can fill orders
for any size blinds and will be
glad to quote prices for special
sizes.
The ratepayers of Nelson will be
asked on the 18th to endorse the
issue of debentures to the amount
of $15,000, to be used in extending
the waterworks system of the city,
for the council this year very wisely
decided that" as the real estate
property of the city was mortgaged
to secure the payment of the principal and interest of the debenture
debt, the owners of real estate
should only be called ou to pay
taxes sufficient to meet the amounts
needed for interest and sinking
fund requirements. The rate of
taxation is less than one per cent
on the assessed value of the land
and half the assessed value of the
improvements. No othor city in
Canada can make a better showing.
Thb people of Nelsou who attended the Dominion Day celebration
at Greenwood speak highly of the
town and the people; they say that
they Avere well treated, and that
the sports were conducted on the
"square." There should be no'otli-
er kind of sports in any of the
towns in southern British Columbia, and there would not be if the
foolish practice of importing men
to   take   part   in   special athletic
events were stopped.	
. Rev. A. B. Winchester of Victoria, who has charge of the Chinese
I will be attached to the protest of
Mr.   Winchester.    The   movement
against the Chinese lias behind ib
men   who   are   painfully   earnest.
They believe they   are  making a
fight for their homes, and that the
Chinese must be kept out if British
Columbia   is   to remain a   white-
man's country.    Such men will not
be turned aside by sentimental talk
about   the    brotherhood   of   man.
They may be willing to contribute
to the cost of the evangelization of
the Chinese, but they will not consent to surrender British Columbia
as   a   field   for   evangelical   effort
among the Chinese.    That Mr. Winchester,  despite his  knowledge  of
the Chinese, is not a safe guide in
discussing   Chinese   restriction,   is
borne out  by his   defence of the
Chinese in their competition  with
white men in the labor market. Mr.
Winchester    assumes    that     this
charge should not be laid again the
Chinese because he knows, from his
own personal knowledge, that Chinese laborers would be willing to accept higher wages if they could get
them.    Ib  would be interesting to
learn,    whether   Mr.    Winchester
knows  of  any  race of men,  who
have sufficient intelligence to work,
and who would not prefer, according to   their   understanding,   the
larger  to  the  smaller reward for
tlieir labor.    The  Chinese question
is a labor  question chiefly, aud it
must be settled as  such.    It is because the Chinese will consent to
work for a lower wage than white
men can subsist upon, that the demand for their exclusion is made.
The white wage-earners of British
Columbia are more concerned with
what  the  Chinese  do,  than   with
what   they    would   prefer   doing.
-Their -presenco-is-a-menaco-to-the
health and prosperity of the people
of British Columbia, and in matters
of  this   kind   British   Columbians
may be counted upon  considering
British Columbians first.
The Rossland Record in commenting upon the sale of $25,000
worth of five per cent debentures
says that Rossland can
claim the honor of having the highest price on record for city paper.
If the Record means that Rossland's
credit is equal to that of Nelson, it
is -mistaken. Last year the city of
Nelson sold $70,000 worbh of five
per cent debentures at 107, which is
several poiuts higher than the price
paid for the Rossland debentures.
Another point worth mentioning is.
that the Nelson debentures run for
but 20 years as agaiust 25 years for
the Rossland issue, so that other
thiugs being equal the Rossland debentures should command the
higher price. *
Joseph Hunter of Cariboo has
gone to Victoria for the purpose of
looking over the political field before the legislature opens. Joseph
has made two statements to the
press. The one, was that a gravet
mistake had been made in the selection of Richard McBride as minister
of mines ;t the other was ...that he
himself intended to pursue a strictly independent course. There are
those who surmise that the premier's alleged mistake accounts for
Joseph's independent plan of action.
Wholesale
Houses
NELSON
B.C.   fc
A FULL LINE OF
Front Doors  .
Inside Doors
Screen Doors
Windows
Inside Finish
local and coast.
Flooring
local and roast.
Newel Posts
Stair Bail
Mouldings
Shingles
Rough and
Dressed Lumber
of all kinds.
CRATED AND, MINERAL WATERS.
THORPE & CO., LIMITED.—Corner Vernon
and Cedar streets, Nelson, manufacturers
of and wholesale dealers In cerated waters and
fruit syrups. Sole agents for Halcyon Sprinus
mineral water. .Telephone 60. .;.      ■■      .   ■
ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.
CTTT F. TEETZEL & CO.-Corner Baker and
W .   Josephine streets. Nelson, wholesale dealers in ;os3ayers  supplios.   Agents if or Denver
Fire Clay Com of-Denver; Colorado.
■":'-..■:".'■      ;     CIGARS.    '..:. '
KOOTENAY. CIGAR MANUFACTURING
CO.—Corner Bakor and Hall streets, Nol
son, manufacturers of "Royal Seal" and "Koote
nay Belle" brands of'cigars. ;       ''
COMMISSION MERCHANTS.
HJ. EVANS ,8c CO.—Baker street. Nelson
• wholesale - dealers in liquors, cigars,
cement, fire brick and Are clay, water pipe and
steel rails, and genoral commission merchants.-
ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.
KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY .& CONSTRUCTION COMPANY-Wholesale deal-
ers in telephones, anmind.-itors. hells, batteries,
fixtures, etc., Houston block. Nelson.
FLOUR AND FEED,     i      ~
T3RACKMAN:KER- MILLING COMPANY
■U —Cereals, Flour, Grain, Hay. , Straight or
mixed cars shipped to all Kootenay Pointo.
Grain elevators at all principal points on Calgary-
Kdmonton R. It. Mills at victoria. New Westminster, 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.
Phono 26. .:'".. ,
FRESH AND SALT. MEATS.       ~ ;
BURNS &   CO.—Baker  stroet,   Nelson,
wholesalo dealers in fresh and cured meats.'
Cold storaee.
P.
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IF WHAT YOU WANT 18 NOT, IN-STOCK
WK WILL MAKE IT KOR YOU
CALL AND GET PRICES.
GROCERIES.
MACDONALD & CO.—Corner Front and
Hall streets, wholesale grocers and1
jobbers in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,
mackinaws and miners' sundries. ■
EOOTENAY. SUPPLY   COMPANY,   LIMITED—Vornon   street,  Nelson; 'wholesale
grocers.
JOHN CHOLDITCH Sc CO.-Front street, Nel-
son, wholesale grocers.
"fll R. STEWART & CO.—Warehouses on C. P.
■*■ • R. track, foot of Stanley street. Nelson,
wholesale dealers in provisions, produce and
fruits. Cold, storage Agents Armour Sc Co.'e
bacon, hams, lard and othor products.'   '
T Y. GRIFFIN & CO.-Front street, Nelson,
u • wholesale dealers la provisions, cured
meats, butter and eggs.
HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES,
•pi* BYERS & CO.-Corner Baker and Josephine
J-L«   streets, Nelson, wholosale dealers in hard
ware and mining supplies.
Powder Co.
Agents'for Giant
T AWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY-
*->=Bakor=St.7=Nelson,—wholesale^dealers^in-
hardware and mining supplies, and water and
plumbers'supplies.
We are now booking
Orders for
Decorations
Fop the Great
WaterCarnival
Lanterns,    Flags,    Colored
Fires, etc.
Canada Drag & Book Go.
J. A. Sayward
■   HALL AND LARK BTBKKTB, NELSON
Contractors 2nd Builders
WILL DO WELL XO
Buy Their Lumber
" AT
G. 0. Buchanan's
NELSON
mission in British Columbia for the
Presbyterian church, has taken the
stump in New Westminster against
the increase of the Chinese head
tax, and   againsfc   any  restriction
based upon Chinese nationality.   It I
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18 not likely that much importance J ^ Oddfellows block.'West Baker street.
Kootenay   Coffee   Co.
NELSON. B. 0.
Coffee roasters and dealers in Tea and Coffee.
Offer fresh roasted coffoo of best quality as
follows:
Java and Arabian Macha, per pound 9  10
Java and Mocha Blend, 3 pounds  1 00
Fine Santos, i pounds  1 00
Santos Blend, 5 pounds  1 00
Our Special Blend, 6 pounds  1 00
Our Rio Roast, 6 pounds  I 00
A large stock of llrst-olftss dry material on
hand, also a full-line of sash, doors,'mouldings,
lurnod work, etc.
Factory Work a Specialty
Yard*  Foot of Hendryx street), Nelson
Telephone, oi Jo(]n Rae, Agent
A.R.SHERWOOD
REAL ESTATE
INSURANCE AND
GENERAL AGENT
First door west
of Bank of British .
Coin in hi a bullrllnflr.
Baker Street
LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.
rpi/RNER, BEETON Sc CO.-Corner Vernon
■*• 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.
• POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE.
TTAMILTON POWDER COMPANY-Baker
■»-* street, Nelson, manufacturers of dynamite,
sporting, stumping and black blasting powders,
wholesale dealers in caps and fuse, and olectrio
blasting apparatus.
SASH AND DOORS.
KELSON SAW AND PLANING MILLS,
« LIMITED-Corner Front aud Hall streeta,
Nolson, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers
in sash and doors; all kinds of factory work made
to order. '
TENTS   AND   AWNINGS.
■K-TELSON TENT AND AWNING FACTORY-
*'    Baker street, Nelson.   Manufacturers of all
kliids or   tents,  awnjngs, and   canvas  goods.
P. O. Box 76.   Theo. Madson, proprietor.
.   WINES AND,-CIGARS.
fJALIFORNIA    WINE'JCbMPANY,    LIMI-
*0  TED—Corner Front and HaU streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers In wines (case and bulk,
and (lompaMn and- Imported niiraro.   .
J. M. LUDWIC
Manuifacturers of and
dealers-in Harness, Pack
and Stock Saddles. Apara-
joes. Collars, Bridles arid
Nelson Harness Shop
.: Hall Street, Nelson.
fieison Saw &
Planing IVjills, Limited
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 Posjts,.
Turned Veranda Posts, Store Fronts, Doors,
Windows and Glass.
Get prices before purchasing elsewhere
Office, Corner r|al| and Front Streets
Factory Hall Street Crossing C. P. R. Track
Mills Hall Street Wharf
P. Burns & Co.
Head Office at
NELSON, B. O.
Wholesale and Retail
Dealers in Meats
Markets at   Nelson,   Rossland,   Trail,   Kaslo, Yinir,  Sandoa,   Silverton, New-
Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson, Grand Porks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Midway, . and Vancouver.
■ : Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded
West Kootenay Butcher Co.
ALL KINDS OF
—-FRESH AN D-SAbTEDMEATS	
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON
Baker Street, Nelson
ORDERS BY MAIL RECEIVE CAREFUL AND PROMPT ATTENTION.
E. C. TRAVES, Manager
Porto Rico Lumber Go.
(LIMITED)
CORNER OF
HENDRYX AND VERNON STREETS
Rough and
Dressed
Lumber
Shingles
Mouldings
A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in
StOG^.
We . carry.a complete   stock of
Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Fin-
-ish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.
,   Special order work will receive
prompt attention.
E. P. Whalley, J. P.
NOTARY PUBLIC
Oflleo with C. W. West & Co., cornor HaU and
Baker streots.
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Sieain Laundry
BLOMBERC & SWEDBEf*G
PROPRIETORS ■
The only steam laundry in Nelson employing union labor
City office of Uio Nelson Soda *vatqr Factory.        A.   LARSONS. ty$Xl8'&GP'
Porto Rico LumberCo. Ltd.
H. D.  ASHCROFT
.  BLACKSMITHING
AND EXPERT
HORSESHOEING
Wagon repairing prompUy attem^ati to hy a
flrst-oiiuw wheelwright.
Special att "** 	
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vap to all kinds of repair-
work from outside points.
St., between Baker and Verno
Having Purchased
the Business
Of Fred J. Squire, meffcfarmf
tailor,  Nelson,   I   intend   to
continue the business so as
to keep the patronag-e- of all
Mr. Squire's old patrons and!
get a  share  of the general
trade.    I am now prepared
to show the latest styies ia
all lines of spring goods.   A.
special line on hand at $25;
per suit.    All other lines at
low rates.    None but Uniom
labor employed.
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E. Skinner
Neelauds' Building, Baker Street.
FRED J. SQUIRE. Manager.
B. C. HOTEL
ERIE, B. C.
Kjrst-olasa in every respect.  Choicest) wines?'!
liquors and cigars.  Every comfort for transient^
and resident guests.
HEADQUARTERS FOR UNION MEN.
JOSEPH CAMPBELL, Proprietor.
1 ?-t-*i       , 'f'■"--■■*-'    - IV  li  1  A  ii  I  ,-t  If  l><  4  fc  I  JI j  bi  I*. v  ij"V-  dU--f  ^  THE TRIBUNE: NELSON B.C., MONDAY; JULY 2, 1900  J&f  0*.00.g^.00  .t_0.00.0__'  00. 00 .00.0t0_ .00.00 '0**' __*_ '0__*'IS*��� <____*��� ^*.^*'02*'0_['0_^'��?:'��__'__ '��� _\''Sm'a *g"  ^^ ^^^^ ^^S^ ^B*"^r- >***-n ��� ^�� ^���^���^���^���**>Jx'^��<*JJK��^,^��^.*^***>> '^VS' *V  Hi  o  iti  iti  iti  iti  In  DRV  GENTS'  For the benefit of those who will visit Nelson during the Dominion Day celebration we have decided to make a Special Drive in our Housefurnishings,  Dress Goods and Men's Furnishings.      This means that we have made Another Out from our Slaughter Sale Prices  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  House Furnishings  Ladies' Department  8-4 Bleached Sheeting at   Bleached Circular Cotton at   Kegular 75e Lace Curtains for...  Hemp Carpet at   Union Carpet at :-   Regular $1.25 Brussels Carpet at.  .. .20c per yard  .. .loc per yard  ... 40c per yard  .. .17c per yard  ... 25c per yard  ... 85c per yard  OUR STORE WILL BE OPEfJ NjONDAY AND TUESDAY MORNINGS.  Regular $1.25 Linen Dress Skirts, now offered at. .,  Regular 75c Colored Shirt Waists, now offered at. .  Regular $2.00 White Shirt Waists, now offered at...  Regular $2.00 Colored Silk Parasols, now offered at.  Ladies' Corset Covers, from.   .Ladies' Cotton Drawers, from. -   Crash Goods for Skirts, at...... ..... . . ..........  Ladies' Cotton Undervests, from..'"., ..:*���:   ;.  '    .'��� ..   ������������. v-f  '^0 - ~0'^0��� 00 ��� ^0' ^0 ' 00' g/0 * ^0' A%0 ' 00' 00 ' 00* 00 ' A_0* 00 ' A_0' A_0 ' 00' 00 ' 00' 00 ' __0* A_0 ' 0_0' __0 ' 00' A_0 ' 00 *^V*^.%  ���^3 ���  xti  xti  iti  Xti  xti  iti  xti  iti  iti  iti  FURNISHINGS  Men's Furnishings   ..50c   ..35c   $1.00  .......$100   loc up  .....15c up  . Sc per yard  ..*?..15c up  Regatta Shirts at. ".   Men's Linen Hats at. ���   Boys' White Pique Suits at......'".   Boys' Linen Suits at   .   Special Low Prices in Men's Suits During the Celebration.  OUR, STORE WILL BE OPEN MONDAY AND TUESDAY MORNINGS.  ... 50c  .. 50c  .$1.00  .$1.00  Hi  Hi  Elliot  ^wVw. ^. *^.>�����,. *���*���**. -^ ja- '^ -ja-Ja u2^ ^!J& ^St'^S ,iS'.S>'S'S> ^^^^5> ^SWSfc ^fe^fc *��Bfr'��8  '^f^^^'^'^^Z0^00-00'00'00 00'00'00'00:00'00'00���00;00'001\0f'00'00>'0^'00t.'00''00f'0^'0^  Xti  Xti  Xti  Xti  iti  iti  Xti-  Block,  Baker  Street,  Nelson. ���$;  A_*0  _^    _^     ___f    _^     _^ ��� _^     _^- - *    .     ���'���. ���      ���_.. ������     - ���       -     _^ -        - -  ..       . . . - .  ,.   - :���. ���_.-     __   .        . _       ,      . -      _\ ___f��  __Tm___\ * ^LZ. *___\ * ^^ 9<-_Z ' __Z.  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BUCHANAN, Manager.  ftraticlica in London (England) New York,  Chicago, und all tho principal cities in Canada.  *:    Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cablo  Transfers. -  Orant   Commercial   and   Travelers    Credits,  available in any part of the world.  .   Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Eto.  Saving's Bank Branch  CUKHENT RATE OP INTEREST'PAID.  Should be Just to One ��� Another.  Toronto Globe.-  N. F.' Thompson of Alabama in  addressing the American Industrial  Commission made a sweeping assault on labor unions. He says that  they weaken the ties of citizenship,  create disregard for the rights of  others, destroy respect for law and  authority, educate the laboring  classes against tho employing  classes, demanding class legislation,  attacking ��� the right of individual  contract between employers and  employees. Such .'complaints are  common, .and uo one would deny  that labor unions have been occasionally unjust or unreasonable,  One sometimes hears the employer  say, "I want to be just, and I would  willingly give my workmen' better  than union terms, but I do not want  outsiders interfering between us."  The labor unions, however, were  not called into existence by employers of this kind, but by those who  =s.'iid-.-^I-have -tlie-rightto- -biiy^my-  labor in the cheapest market, and  to discharge a man who is earning  $2 a day if I can get another for  $1.50." The labor union, insisting  upon a fixed rate of wages, is the  logical answer to that contention.  ] f��we had employers and employees  whose ideal was justice to one  another there would be no need of  unions.  Charles D. J. Christie  GENERAL BROKER  . doors wost of Dominion K-cpross oflleo.  r. O. Box fiZt.   Phonos: Ofllce W, Houso 152  Threo six room housos foi rent  Real estate in all parts of tho city for salo  AGBNT FOR S. S. KIMBALL'S SAFJCS  I MSURANCE.  LOANS.  GOAL!      COAL!  GREAT REDUCTION  FardcVi    S9.65IgS2r'sNest   $6.15  Anthrac.  v .|u**  DELIVERED  TELEPHONE.  33  C. W. West & Co.  Nelso.^feWine   Co.  CHOICE  WINES AND LIQUORS  Special atteni ion given to family trade  Telephone 93 f FRANK A.  TAMBLYH  Baker street,  Nelson. B. C.  MANAGER  Arthur Gee  MERCHANT  TAILOR  Itomovod to Baker Street ppposite the Queen's  THE BANK OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and  Letters of Credit on Skaguay, U. S.,  Atlin, B. 0., and Dawson City, M". W. T.  A Tale Without a Moral.  Winnipeg Free Press.  .  There exists in Chicago an excellent organization among school boys,  known as the Cook County Anti-  Cigarette League, the laudable aim  of which is expressed in its name.  It is related in the Medical Record  that the league had a field day on  June; 15th, and one of the events  was a '50-yards' dash. Just before  the start a newsboy with a cigarette stump in his mouth came along  aud asked to be allowed to run.  The superintendent of the games,  who thought this was a good chance  for a telling object lesson, readily  gave permission, and the ������fiend"  lined up with the other boys���and  ,won the race. To this true tale  ;there is, of course, no moral, unless  it be that horse races are not the  only races that are things of uncertainty.  :_[   Fatal End of a Mishap.  Harold Mills, the eldest child of  Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Mills of Silica  street, died on Friday evening from  heart failure, following a severe  hemorrhage for 30 hours, from a  small wound of the tongue. The  child was what is called a "bleeder,"  or a victim of haemophilia, fortunately a rare disease, yet very fatal.  Of 212 fatal cases recorded, 121 died  before the 8th  year, and  only 24  Imperial Bank of Canada  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital Authorized  Capital Paid up  Rest  $2,500,000  $2,458,603  $ 1,700,000  D. K. Wilkie, General Manager.  E. Hay, Inspector.  '  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker Street  3. M. LAY, Manager.  RESTAURANT  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT  Cor. Baker and Hall Ste.  First-class table  | R. NfcR/\E, Prop.  A      JI!lSrj3T.T��i_A.;D_  Contracting Paintora, Decorators, Paporhangors.  ��� Full lino of wall paper, mouldings, etc, Kalso-  mlning and Tinting. Strictly first-class work.  Kstimates furnished.  noflidoncoMU18troot,   NELSON    \__ fl  Opposite School House   WHijHPW*�� 0�� V��  Lethbridge Gait Coal  Tho best value for the monoy In the market)  for all purposos. . . ,  .      _  tkrms oasii     W.P. TiKRNEr, Genera!I Agent  Telephone 147.   Office with C. D. J. Christie.  gTT|-rTTTTTTTTTITriTTTTTTIIXTTTTTXTIXIt��r��llIlTXlTTIIXT  survived the 22nd year. From the  unfortunate situation of the wound,  the medical men who had charge of  the case could do little by. the ordinary means of controlling hemorrhage. Dr. Forin had charge of  the case the last 12 hours, Dr. Hall  being called in consultation; but at  so late an hour nothing further  could be down, the case was almost  necessarily fatal when first seen by  the physician.   .    r    ...  A* Safe and Profitable Business.  New York Tribune.  The mining industry has paid  more dividends compared with other industries, than any other business known. Compare the profits  in mining with the profits of the  156,000 odd miles of railroad, with'  the aggregated liabilities of nearly  $10,000,000,000, then you will see  which pays the best. -Under the  wing of mining there exists some  of the safest and most profitable of  all business. Take, for instance,  the twelve great smelting companies���the mineral pawnbrokers.  The smelting compauy that does a  strictly custom business shows absolutely and unquestionably. larger  profits than any other industry in  America. Capital invested in smelt-  Alex Stewart  Room 3, Turner & Boech Block.  NELSON.  Mines  Real Estate  Insurance  Loans  JUST   ARRIVED  A Car Load of  Allen's Apple Cider.  THORPE & CO.  {,,,,,,.,, li.nl.lllJirUMIIHlirillllllmi'  SLOCAN -JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. McMANUS, Manager.  Bar stocked with best brands of wines, liquors,  and Cigars. Beer on draught. Large comfortable rooms.   First-class table board.  COSTELLO'S EXPRESS  AND TRANSFER  Baggage and express moved to any part of tho  city.  Special attention given to heavy teaming.  Office cornor Victoria and Ward streets. Telephone 192. XV. A. COSTELLO, Manager.  $15 per month will rent an 8-roomod houso.  . FOR  SALE   CHEAP.  9225 ($50 cash, rest on time) will buy lot on Front  street, block 70.  SflOO (ono-third cnsli, rest on tirno) will buy 3 lots  corner Mill and Cedar streets. '  3100 ($25 cash, rost on timo), will buy lot in rair-  view Addition.  $300. half cash, will buy 50 foot lot in the Davies  Addition.  $1200, part cash, will buy 2 choice lots on Silica  street, blnck 13. *  9400(3100 cash) will buy 1 lots corner Mill and  Falls streets'.  81000 cash down will buy 2 choice lots on Victoria  street.  8830 cash will buy cottage and lot on Stanley  streot, block No. 43.  8850, part cash, will buy cottage and lot on Robson street, block 23, Addition A.  81700 (8250 cash, rost easy terms) will buy cottage  and lot on Hall street.  A licensed hotel, also cottage and lot at Five-  mile Point.  4000 shares Big Horn stock, Simcoe Mining &  Development Company, Ymir, Ii. C.  Athabasca shares for sale.  Charles St. Barbe  Stock ar]d Share Broker  General Agent  DR. ALEX FORIN  Office: Houston Block.  MONEY TO LOAN  AT 7 PER CENT  ON BUSINESS PROPERTY  Apply G. L. LENNOX SolicitOT. Nelson B. C  ing companies has been turned five  times a year, and each time the  margin of profit has been over 20  per cent of the entire amount handled. They take no risk; simply  buy the raw gold and silver in the  ore at a reduced price, extract  their cost of treatment and pay  the miner a residue. It is a business where the principal is abso  lutely safe.  A  FRATERNAL  SOCIETIES.  NELSON. LODGE. NO. 23, A. F. & A. M.  Meets second Wednesday In each month.  Sojourning brethren Invited.  Dominion Dav Celebration  THE   OFFICIAL*  PROGRAM  KNIGHTS OK PYTHIAS- Nelson Lodge. No,  25, Knights of Pythias, meets in I. O. O. F.  HaU, corner Baker and Kootenay streets, every  Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock. Visiting Kniizhw  cordially Invited to attend. R. G. Joy, K. of B.  & 8.   Leonard Scott, C. C.   NELSON 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 cordially .invited. R. Robinson, W. M.  W. Crawford; Rerording-Secretary.   NELSON MRJE, Number 22, Fraternal Order  of Eagles,' meets every second and fourth  Wednesday ineach month in Fraternity Hall.  Visiting brethren welcome. W. Gosnell, Presl  dent-   Charles Prosser, SeorntArr.  '" TRADES   T/NIONS.  NELSON MINERS' UNION NO. 96. W. F. of  M.���Meets in miners! union rooms, northeast corner Victoria and K'-otenay streets, every  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. Visiting members welcome. M. R. Mowatt, President. James  Wilkes, Secretary.   TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.-The regular meetings of tho Nelson Trades and Labor  Council will b9 held in the miners' union hall,  corner of Victoria and Kootenay streets, on tho  first and third Thursday of each month, at  7.30 p; m. G. J. Thorpe, President. J. H. Mathe-  son, 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 Viotoria and Kootenay streets. It. Robin-'  son, President.- James Colling, Secretary.  BARBERS' UNION.���Nelson Un'on, No. liKi. of  the International Journeymen Barber's Union of America, meets every first and third Monday of each month in Miner's Union Hnll. corner  of Victoria and Kootenay streets at 8:30 p.m.  sharp. Visiting brothers cordially invited io  attend. J. H. Matheson, President. XV. S. Bel-  villo, Secretary.  BRICKLAYERS AND MASONS' UNION.  The Bricklayers und Masons' International  Union No. 3 of Nelson nioets second and_fourth^  -Tuesdays in eacii-nibritli at-Miners' Union hall  J. \V*. Etcher, president; Joseph Clark, recording  and corresponding secretary. ,   LABORERS' UNION.���Nelson Laborers' Protective Union, No. 8121, A. F. of L., meets in  Minors' Union Hall, northeast corner of Victoria  and Kootenay streets, every Monday evening  at 8 p.m. sharp. Visiting members of the American Federation cordially invited to attend. John  Mullen, President. Percy Shackclton, Secretary.  ELSON PAINTERS' UNION���Tho regular  meeting of tho  Painters'  Union is held  the first and third Fridays in each month at Minors' Union hall at 7:30 sharp.   T.O. Skatbo, President; Will J. Hatoh. Secretary.  ARCHITECTS.  EWART &  CAURIK-Arohitccts.    Rooms 7  and 8 Abordccn block, Bakor street, Nelson.  ENGINEERS.  HHARLKS PARK KR-Mining and milling en-  '���-' ,gincer.   Wost Baker street. Nelson.  IPINC STOCKS  BOUGHT AND SOLD  Referendum Treasury Stock  Exchequer, 1000  Big Horn, 5000  Peoria, 6000-500  Richelieu, 1000  WANTED  Rambler-Cariboo and Giant  For sale���6-room house, Hume addition, $850.  H-rooin houaa, cheap; tciins easy; close m.  CALL ON  H. A. Prosser  BROKER, WARD STREET  Palace IVJeat fl/ja^et  Headquarters  for-all kinds of  Fresh and Cured Meats.  Provides prizes for but few of the contests  ants, but our program ensures a prize for  everyone. "While the celebration committee  endeavors to impress visitors with the fact  that Nelson is the most enjoyable place ii  which to spend a holiday, we will try an i  demonstrate that Nelson is the cheapest  market in Kootenay for Dry Goods. Th 3  celebration and our slaughter sale will go  Hand-in-Hand  A feature will be made of tho poultry and  game trade.  They will always be on hand dur-  ig their season.  J. L. PORTER, Prop.  109 Josephine St, between V ker and Vernon.  Telephono 13 .  ^Bitofs^amTmake their expenses by patronizing our sale of Summer Goods. Ladies'  Silk Blouses, Ladies'Tailor-made Suits, Parasols, and Dress Goods at your own price.  IV|artiq O'Reilly & Go.  HOUSTON  BLOCK,  BAKER STREET  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER STREET. NELSON.  AMERICAN  AND  EUROPEAN  PLANS  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  MEALS   25    CENTS  ROOMS LIGHTED BY ELECTRICITY  AND HEATED BY STEAM  25 CENTS TO *1  321 to 331 Baker Street, Nelson.  Large comfortable bedrooms and  first-class  dining-room. Sample rooms for commercial men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  IVjrs. E. G. Clarke, Prop.  I.ATB OK THK ROTAL lTOTEfc, CALGARY  NOTICE  OF   MEETING.  The Nelson plumbers, gas and steam fitters  union meets every second and fourth Friday at  the Miners' Union hall at 8 p.m.'  & WEEKS, S��owUry*W��t*Pia.  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  tyadden House  Baker and Ward  Streets, Nelson  The only hotel lu Nelson thab has remained  under one management since 1890.  The bed-rooms are well furnished and lighted  by electricity.  The bar la always stocked by the best) dom _���  I Uo and Imported U4aorB and otgan.  I '   THOMAS MADDKM. Pravrietxir. ���'.'��'�����&  THE TBIBUNE: NELSON, B. C, MONDAY JULY 2 1900  vi *���>.���  1  *  I  'I  Assayers' Supplies  In these goods we keep a full supply and are able to fill the largest orders without delay.  a glance at bur window and see the largest assortment of assayers' supplies in'Canada.  Take  W. F. Teetzel & Co.  Victoria Block, Corner Baker and Josephine Streets.  NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  . __i^s__\&.sLc__\-__\t__i'^'-_\_^__tt__\       'A-*a*4j*'a'A*A'^'a'^'-S'-?'^ ���  y^.'5^*^,y'Sr-��?!5^'8^'S'-��*'!^~      .__i-__-0m'-__'>__..__:f0-0-0���0-^_^!.  Xi/  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  to  iti  to  to  to  ffl  ffl  to  ffl  to  to  ffl  to  ffl  to  ��*V$\ <tL'-  ESTABLISHED IN NELSON IN 1890.  For Diamonds  AIN'D  Precious Stones  xti  ffl  ffl  Watch Our Window  MONDAY  AND  TUESDAY  Jacob Dover, Jeweler  GITY LOCAL NEWS  Baker  Str��at* Nelson.  xti  ffl  ffl  ��'. M  :&+*���_���_��� _-_-^-^-^k-^-^-^-^        _____l'lC:__j__.''S_:l__\:'_i:t_['Ci' 0_'_.'��~  ���__\JW-0\_9-0-0-9-*>'-0'.0'0'0        ^-������K.*5.c.cr��<^��S't ���<���*�������� ��*:<��������  WE   PRESENT . . ���  mes  To the visitors and people of Nelson the finest and choicest  of groceries to be seen in ."  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  wt^i^a_____Mm_uwmm_uw_______wm_______^________mm_^m____^m__wm^____m____^^m__m__m  We extend to all an invitation, to call and inspect our stock during their stay here.  _m-_-m___--m-mm_wm_m-.______________ _  The Western Mercantile Company, Limited  GROCERS  BAKER ST.  NELSON  Just Received...  ii  A large consignment of the latest  styles of hats, union and custom  made.   Clothing  for bargains  at  .. THEO MADSON'S  BAKER   STREET,   NELSON.  CLOTHING   HOUSE.  WHY BUY CANNED FRUITS ?  We Have the Strawberries, Sugar,  and Fruit Jars.  p. o. box no.  HOUSTON' BLOCK.  Telephone 1GI.  Car Load of Lako of tho Woodo  Flour Just Received.  John \. Irving & Co  Don't Imbibe Snakes  Lots of them In the city water.  Get one of oup filters  on trial.   Prices 40 cents, $1.25 and $1.75.  OPPOSITE POSTOFFICE.  STRACHAN  BROTHERS.  ASK  YOUR GROCER FOR THE CELEBRATED  Holed B   &  K  The Best that Money can Buy.      Take no Other.  Oats  Manufactured by the Brackman-Ker Milling Co.. Ltd.  Victoria Vancouver, Westminster, Edmonton, Kossland, Nelson.  ILLUMINATIONS  FOR  DOMINION DAY  Colored Lamps  In  Red, Blue, Amber  and Green.  ���\ootcqay Electric Supply &  Construction Co. 8trket,sneLson  JUST ARRIVED  IN'NELSON  CARLOAD  CANADIAN WHISKIES  R. P. RITHET & CO., Ltd.  Including bulk and case Seagram. 2,  and 7 year old. Cases���Club rye. flasks  rye. Goodornam & Worts Special: G. &  W. ordinary���White Wheat Whisky.  A. B. GRAY, Baker St., Kootenay Representative  The latest addition to Nelson's  fleet of pleasure crat'fc will be  launched today when Dr. LaBau's  alcohol-motor launch, the Donua,  will be placed in the water. She is  a trim atid neat boat with a graceful hull and fast lines.  A number of rowing enthusiasts  have suggested that ai'ter the Vancouver-Winnipeg match is over the  winning crew be matched against  the-four which wi*as the*lpeal competition, the visitors being requested  to use one of the two boats owned  by the Nelson club. .  ��� The stonecutters resident in the  city have organized under the name  of the Nelson Local Journeymen  Stonecutters. The 'officers arei F.  W. Lindsay, president, and C. G.  Simpson, secretary.  Ewart & Carrie have closed the  contracts for the erection of the  Kirkpatrick-Wilson-Clements block.  W. G. Gillette gets the general work  which includes the walls, carpentering, plastering, roofing, etc., and the  Lawrence Hardware Company will  do the steam-heating, plumbing,  gasfitting and sheet metal work.  The contract price of the building  is $35,400.  After today the only men left on  the Balfour extension grade will be  the C.'P. It.' engineering gang,  which numbers 250. A. F. Proctor,*  chief engineer, is preparing the progress map for transmission to the  head office, and,this is expected to  result in the immediate forwarding  of steel for the track.  The.f uneral of the late Harold A.  Mills--, infant son of T. A. Mills,  Silica street, took place yesterday  afternoon to the Union cemetery.  Rev. H. S. Akehurst, rector of St.  Saviour's church, conducted the  services.  J. J. Malone, captain, desires all  members of the uniformed Knights  of Pythias to parade this morning  at 10 o'clock at the lodge rooms in  review order.  The block of grauite to be used  for the drilling contest has been  placed on the platform near the  Queen's hotel. It is six-feet long  by two-feet square, and weighs  something over two tons. The rock  is pure granite, containing no iron,  and a record should be made in.the  contest. Steve Wilson quarried  the block.  Captain Gore has returned from  Nakusp whither he went to take  charge of the steamship service  during the excessive high water.  He states that on Friday several  inches of snow fell along the Arrow  Lakes.  An Italian laborer left a letter at  Camp.l on the Procter extension  line on Saturday saying that he had  no cartridges and so could not shoot  "himselfrbut'wonld^drown���himselfr  His body was found in the lake  afterwards.  An accident occurred at Camp 3  on Saturday. Owing to a premature blast an Italian got his arm  badly broken.  Mrs. Andrew Anderson, Gore  street, gave birth to a son yesterday.  J. F. Holden, who has been superintendent of the Venus mine for  the past nine mouths, has resigned  his position. '  It. Bullick was arraigned at  Fernie on Friday on the charge of  theft. W. H. Bullock-Webster conducted the prosecution, J. It. Costigan, Q. C, and Herchmer defending. Magistrate Crease found the  evidence sufficient to put defendant  on his trial at the next court of  competent jurisdiction. Bail was  granted.  J. W. Stewart will start work at  once on the construction of the  C. P. It.' line between here and Five-  Mile point.  E. F. Burns, the contractor, is  moving his outfit down to the  sampling works.  The    stock   which   have   been  worked   on the Balfour extension-  have been sent up to Summit lake'  where they will be pastured.  An Indian named Louis, who has  been a resident of Itobson for several year.=, went down to Waterloo  to fish the other day and has not  been heard of since. A canoe,  broken and bottom upwards,  drifted into Trail on Saturday and  was identified by Baptiste as his  brother Louis' canoe. Louis is  supposed-to have been drowned.  W. J. Walker of Spokane, editor  I Freeman's Labor Journal, is spend  ing several days in the .city.   On?  Saturday   night   Mr.   Walker  addressed a gathering  of union men  at the Miners' hall on topics of interest to organized'laboi?.  Coplen-. in. Luck Again.  W. A. Coplen, one of the former  owners of the Skylark and* Ranger  group, in the Slocan is iu luck again.  He has been developing the Meadow  group, on the east side of the Columbia river, mid below Nakusp. It  has a six foot vein, with 18 inches  of solid galena, the grade of which  is over 100 o/.. He brought several  large samples of the rock to Slocan  for assaying and-exhibition.  CELEBRATION  SPORTS OPEN.  (Continued From Pago Ono.)  smoking concert at Fraternity hall  at 0 p.m. for the entertainment of  the visiting athletes. ' A good program has been:.'arranged,,-' and several of ��� the., prizes- will- be given  during the evening. A thoroughly  good.time ii**ay;.be.;expected,, especially as there will.be;nosetrspeeches.;  :! 'Either this morning pv tomorrow  morning, according to^the weather,'  there>'-will aVsailing!:ra'jce/\opbn;'Jjo'alll  jcij'aft on Kootenay lake. ''The' prize'  ���is.' a pair of Lemaire binoculars.  'At 0:30 p. m; there ���fvlll.' Jbe'an association football. match between  Nelson and Kaslo on the I recreation  grounds.   The  Nelson team is as  follows: *'-'*       "V. .�����*..'���"'������'. ���'-���':''���'���'.'  Goal, Rev. George Monroe; backs,  C. W. Dill, (captain), "A. J. Fisher;  .half-backs; W. J. Montgomery, J.  Barnes, Worth; ' right-forwards,  W. Martin, T. Duncan; centre-forward, B. Archibald; left-forwards)  McNichol aud Cro'u'gh;-" reserves, L.  A. Hodge and F. W. Lang. ���  J. J. Malone, chairman of the  land,sports .committee, received a  telegraphic message yesterday from  J.'Bowes, manager of* the [Silver-  ton football club, stating that his  team wouldbe here this afternoon.  As Kaslo plays Nelson this evening'  at 0:30/ o'clock, the Silvertonians  will betaken on tomorrow" afternoon. '  '       i  ESTABLISHED 1692  H.   BYERS  &  HARDWARE  CO.  ESTABLISHED 1892  1  Garden, Mil  Steam  Hose.  Crucible   Cast   Steel  5-16 to 1-in. in  and  Suction  Wire  Rope  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  Agcnts-  Trtiax Oro Cars, Giant Powdor, and Metropolitan Fuse, etc.  H. BYERS & CO.  NELSON  KASLO  SANDON  lege men play a fast game, and the  match will be ono of the features  of tho demonstration. Manager  Waterman of the baseball club  was in Rossland yesterday negotiating for their team to play here  today and tomorrow. He wired  chairman Malone to ascertain what  inducements" would be offered :fov  the match. Mr. Malone immediately replied stating that an appropriation of $300 for the two games  ! would bei made.  All the celebration land sports  outside of the baseball and football  matches will take place on Baker  street. - No definite starting- point  has been made as the events ..vary-  in distance: * The program, how-  evei*; will" be' run off. largely between 'Stanley and -Josephine  streets. Thersports ./committee \ is  divided as follows:  Hose ReelKKaces���W.1 A. Galliher  audfH. Byers.1 ;-        '��� ���'      , ���-������   ���  ChildrenVSports���H. jByers "and  Chief Thompson:     '���'-.. - ,  -'   Caledonian1 Sports���J: J.-Malone,  H.'J. Sims and'Mayor Houston.   ���  Drilling ���: Contest���Bruce White  and James Wilkes.  Stanford "College baseball  team-  plays here tomorrow morning at 11  o'clock.   The date was only" closed'  yesterday,r   when   the' collegians,  wired  their  acceptance.    The col-  MOYIE MINE NEARING TOP  ��    of the Heap as.a Producer.  According to the Moyie Leader of  Saturday, the mines at that' place,  which are operated by one company, are beginning to to make a  record as regular shippers. During  the month of June the St. Eugene  Consolidated Mining Company  shipped 1300 tons of concentrates,  or an-average of 00 tons a day.-  Thb Tribune is not in possession  of information as to the value of  the concentrates, but it is safe to  assume that - the value is not far  from $80 a ton." At $80 a ton, the  value of the Juue shipments would  be $144,0.00,' or at the rate of $1,-  725,000 a year.  This is a'most encouraging show-  ing.at a time_when the province is  being blacklisted by political demagogues and incompetent mine managers.*    7* '     * ~  The'Moyie company employs 185*  men."   ���     ' - ��� ���  Boxers' Arsenal Captured.  St. 'Petersburg, July 1.���Vice  admiral Alexieff telegraphs to - the  minister of war, general Kouropat-  kine, from-Taku," under date of  June 29, via Port Arthur, as follows: "The arsenal at Tien Tsin,  which offered a 'powerful base of  operations for the Boxers which  offered a powerful base of operation's for the Boxers who have  the European town, has been  taken by assault." .  erators  Prices from $10 to $80  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  Xif  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  '^-^'^'^'  185 Baker Street.  ;S?-S;?'^'S'?'?i?:?'i>��S'Ji  Telephone 10.   to  ffl  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  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  xti  to  ffl  ffl   hope to see all our old customers and many   ffl  to  to  to  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  new ones.   Give us a call.  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  Telephone IO  185 Baker Street  xti  ffl  to  ffl>  ffly  xti  xti  ffl  _W  Mon; Opera House  ONE SOLID WEEK  COMMENCING  Monday, July 2  Clara Mathes'  Big Comedy  Company  ;in a repertoire of New York  successes, and high' class vaudeville, with special scierrery and  accessories.  On Monday evening will be presented the New Comedy Drama  BROWN'S  .  IN.', .'.  TOWN  .Change of play and specialties  nightly.   ;  Popular prices.  Reserved seats at usual place.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Wanted���Good   steady  man   to  act as night porter at the Phair Iiolel.  Sale of furniture.���The contents  of. John MoMartin's residence, south side of  Lake street, will be ottered by private sale on  Friday and Saturday.  , tWanted���for sawmill and factory  a shingle jointer, lath man and factory tnachino  liand. Also a stood tumor. Apply to G. O. Pu-  chanan, Nolson or Kaslo.  ' Five-room house, and lot. for sale.,  Price J450. Apply. to Nolson Bazaar, Tremont  block; .    '      .  4=For^sale���Stock=and=nxtnres^o��  the" Nelson Bazaar amounting* to about four  hundred dollars. , ��� .���      , ���    ,,.-.   ���  Furnished rooms  to le-ti���Apply  Carney block,'one door east,of Oddfellow's hall.  Hack   calls left at   the   Pacific  Transfer barn on-Vernon street. Telephone  call 35.  For Rent���Dwelling on Carbonate  street, next to ox-mayor Neelands, possession  July 1st; rent $25.   Enquire Mrs. Robinson.  HATS? HATSt  We have just received a large consignment of Stetson hats in ali 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  V  a  DOMINION DAY  AT   THE  Club Hotel  BIG   SCHOONER  Beer or Half-and-half only  FRESH  COOL:  The only good Boor in Nelson  ROYAL SEAL  AND*  KOOTENAY BELLE  CIGARS  UNION MADE  Koote^y Cigar Mfg. Co.  rj ifSON.BBlTIBH QOlVitBlt.  IF YOU WANT  A GOOD TIMEPIECE.  ' That will give you as little  trouble one time as another,  and with ordinary care never  break and one that will run  the same year in year out,  come to us.  WE   \\m  THEM.  BROWN   JEWELER  178 Baker Street Nelson, B. C.  E. J. CURRAN, Prop.  Cornor Stanley and Silica Streets.  J, E. ANNABLE  GENERAL BROKER  c  Three dwelling houses for sale on easy terms.  One lot  on   Stanley i street, opposite Royal  I hotel, for sale at a bargain.    .  ^Qne^se.venri^oflmed^house^and-onejhreerrooin  house for rent. ��  See ANNABLE  R. REISTERER & CO'  BRKWBRS AND BOTTLERS Or  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  ^e^e-ygoX'tStde     Brewery at Nelson  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Viotorla and Kootonay Streets.  P. O. Box 669. TKLKPHONB1 SO. S5  Notice of Application for a  Certificate of Improvements.  Broken Hill Mineral Claim, situate in the  ainsworth Mining Division of West  Kootenay District, and located about  two mii.es southwest of Ainsworth. adjoining the Arkansas, United and Union  Mineral Claims.  Take notice that I, R. B. Young, (acting as  agent for K. J. Roberts, free minor's certilicato  special No. <J81, and   Anna   C.   Buckley,   freo  miner's certilicato No. B. 11307) freo minor's cor  titiuatu Mo. B. 13,410, intend, sixty days from tho -  ���late hereof, to npply to the milling recorder for.-  a certificate of improvements, for the purpose o  obtaining a crown grant of tho above claim..  And further take notice that fiction, undor boo  tion .17, must be commenced beforo tho issuances  of such certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 21th day of April, A. P., 1900.  R. K. YOUNG. i\j_.a:.  St JOSEPH'S SCHOOL  NErjSON. B. C.  A boarding and day Bchool conducted by .the*  Sisters of St. Joseph of Peaco. It is situa-. at t  the cornor of Mill and Josephine streets in.oi.. '' *  the best residential portions of Nelson, and L .  easily accessible from all parts of the city.  The course of study Includes tho fundamental!  and higher branches of thorough English ~-iuca-  tion:   Business   course���bookkeeping,   stenog  raphy and typewriting.      vocal and instrumental, drawing, eto.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby .given that I intend to apply at  the first meeting of the board of license commissioners for the city of Nelson held thiriy days  after the date hereof, for leave to transfer the  license now held by me for an hotel known as  the N'ejson House, vituate on lot 10 block 1, to A.  H. Clements and Robert Roisterer.  S. WHITE.  Dated this 2nd day of June, 1900.  NOTICE OF MEETING OF STOCKHOLDERS.  I-  W. Starmer Sirjith & Go.  PAPER HANGER, GLAZIER,  PAINTER, ETC.  CHIMNEY SWEEPING  j Office Ward Street* Opposite Opera Honso  . Notice is hereby given that upon the 23rd day  of July, A. D.; 190''!. at 30 o'clock a. m. at tho company's oflice in Nelson, 11. C. there will be hold a  meeting of tho stookholdors of tho Goldendale  Mining Compauy, a corporation, for the purpose  or considering a proposition to soil the Golden-  dale and Young Dominion mineral claims (crown  granted), situate about four miles south of Nolson,  Science course���music;:  ���        ,      , drawing, eto.   Plain art:  and needlework, eta  For terms and particulars apply .to the Sister -  Superior.  notice:  To whom it may concern:   __  attorney executed-by mo toL. P. \Volfe, of Nel-  A certain power of  son, British Columbia, and empowering L.   P.  Wolfo to dispose of any holdings, real o��tato or  otherwiso, which 1 possess in the Province  of  British'Columbia,  is  hereby- rev oked.   I. give-  warning to all concerned not to buy, lease, or ���  otherwise acquire certain rights I have in the  leasehold of the Fourth of July and Storm Cloud  m'nes, situated in the Ainsworth Mining DiviP- ���  ion, British. Columbia.   This warning is extend--       ..   ig  ed to all smelters buying oro from said  Portland, Oregon. U.S.A.  trict, British Columbia, to pay tho outstanding  indebtedness of said company.  GOLDENDALE MINING COMPANY,  By V. D. Idk, Secretary.  Dated this I Ith day of June. A, D. 1900.  mines.  June 20th, 1900.  OTTO M.' ROSENDALE.  Mining Engineer.  To   Mine  Managers and  Ore  Shippers.  XV. Pellew Harvey, F. C. S., assayer in chatco  of the provincial government assay ofllce, \\1)I ���  act as shippers' representative at any Coast ���  smelter, to receive, weigh, sample and check  pulps and to gcnernlly look after tho interests of  tho minors. Terms made on tho basis of tonnage  handled. Apply for particulars to him ut  Vancouver, B. C.  !  ./  /.

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