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 DAILY  EDITION   BY.MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION  BY MAIL  TWO  DOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH YEAR  NELSON:  WEDENSDAY MORNING JUNE 27-J900.  PRICE FIYE  CENTS  W1NN1PECCER8' FIRST SPIN  .     - -      -   *  '.x Various Sporting News.  The Winnipeg crew went ont for  a trial spin for the iirst time yesterday afternoon. Their paper shell  had not been damaged in auy way  by the railway journey, and  though the lake was rather rough  they had a satisfactory spin. They  were loud in their praises of the  course, and said that the water  here is more lively than on the Red  river. From the glimpse obtained  of them yesterday they seemed a  very fast, well balanced crew. The  Vancouver men will havc to row  i'asc if they are to * come ih-  , ahead in the race next week,  ami their advent is awaited with  "great interest. The Winnipeggcrs,  who, by the way, are meeting several old friends and are making  many new ones, average about 105  pounds iu weight, and are in excellent condition." There are five  men in the party: C. S. Riley,  stroke, II. S. Hayes 3, T. E. Ham-  ber 2, and F. A. Bole, bow. R. C.  U iley accompanies the crew as spare  man and mentor. They intend  taking a spin early this morning  about 0:80 or 7, and again in the  afternoon tit 3 o'clock. The crew- is  registered at the Phair.  J. E. Halton, who has charge of  tho decorating of the streets on  Dominion Day, has.been seeing the  merchants Avitli regard to private  decorations. As usual Nelson business nien-,are rising to the occasion,  and several have announced their  intention of decorating very elaborately. This is especially1 important this year, as owing to the presence of crews from distant points  and their supporters,- there is an  excellent opportunity to show outsiders that Nelsou kuows how to do  the right thing at-the right time.  The Vancouver four which "will  race here next Monday against the  Winnipeggers is made up as follows: F. B. Springer, stroke; H.  .Springer,-3; C.*>A'. Worship, 2; -and  It. Scott; bow.    They are said to be  ) made his debut as stroke of a four,  and won out at the summer regatta  of the club in that year. T. E.  Hamber is probably the oldest hand  at the oar, having been a member  of the club for some years. He is  an all round athlete, being known  in nearly every pure outdoor sport.  Mr. Hayes is the biggest man of the  four, and is generally considered to  be built of the material used for  the giants of old. He rowed with  Marks' .senior crew against the  James Bay four in 1898.  The proposal to reorganize the  Nelson Boat Club on a larger scale  should not be allowed to drop out  of sight. A good boat house is  needed, while upstairs there should  b9 bathrooms and sitting rooms  and also���a ^verandah,,whence wthe  club guests -can~=watch���r.the'  races on regatta days. One shell,  if not two, is also needed if Nelson  is to do anything in the outside  rowing world. After watching  some of the crews at practice one  of the Winnipeg cracks expressed  the opinion that there is ample material here for one if  not two first-class crews. All  that is needed is money.  This can be raised by issuing debentures, and there is no reason  whatever. why it should not be  done with success. It has been  done iu every rowing town in Canada, including Winnipeg, Vancouver aud Victoria. It can also be  done in Nelson.  FRESH OUTBURST EXPECTED  r.y/very fast combination.  The - lacrosse club meeting announced for Monday night did not  materialize owing to the failure of  . members to attend. The . pastime  will be a dead letter until after the  demonstration at least, but a few  of the enthusiasts have hopes that  sufficient interest can be aroused  after that date to hold the club together over the season.  Thefire department racing team  goes to Greenwood this week to  compete.in the hub-and-hub race  and the wet test. It was not definitely decided last night just how  the team would run, but whatever  the arrangement is the Greenwood  and other teams in the competitions  will have to travel close to the record. The home team is running  ^astrarid'it-would-not'surprise^their^  admirers to see some new records  established here on Dominion Day.  Fred Lynch has been distinguishing himself in lacrosse at the Coast.  In a recent game Westminster,  with whom Lynch is playing, defeated Vancouver by six goals to  none. During the game the following incident is reported: "In the  fourth game Lynch of Westminster struck Matheson. Matheson  retaliated with interest: The crowd  rushed on the field, and there was  considerable hard talk, and some  .fighting. Matheson was ruled off  for the match and Lynch for the  game."    The Winnipeg Free Press has the  following to say of the oarsmen  who have arrived in Nelson to row  against the Vancouver four, which  will leave the Coast on Friday:  With "Con" Riley as.stroke, Fred  Bole, bow, "Tommy" Hambler, 2,  and II. Hayes 8, the Winnipeg Rowing Club has what promises to be a  four well able to represent them on  Kootenay lake at the Nelson water  carnival on Monday, July 2nd.. C.  If. Riley has risen from practically  a novice of three years ago to one  of the fastest and steadiest strokes  in the club. His rowing has been,  with the exception of a win at Rat  Portage in 1898, purely local; but  for all that the club have every  confidence in his beiug able to set a  pace before the James Bay and  Vancouver crews that will do him  no discredit. Mr. Bole is one of the  youngest members of the club, but  shows a cool head iu bow, and rows  a clean, neat stroke. He rowed  with   Riley . in   1898, when Riley  HOW TIEN TSIN WAS TAKEN  Admiral Seymour Safe.  CHuiroo, June 20.���The British  and Americans entered Tien Tsin  first, silencing the guns of the  arsenal and breaking through the  Chinese lines, the other foreign  troops were close behind. The Russians lost four killed and 30  wounded. The losses of the other  nationalities were small..-   '   '- -  Admiral Seymour's force is about  ten miles from Tien Tsin. It is  surrounded by Chinese troops and  Boxers, and-hampered by- the presence of sick and wounded. "=>       " *r  It is reported that all foreigners  were sent from Pekin with a weak  Chinese guard, and it is assumed  that they are wifchadmiral Seymour. One thousand Japs are.  landing at Taku, aud 2000 more are  expected tomorrow, when a battalion of French is, also due. The foreign admirals have appointed Wise,  commander of the Monocacy, to be'  commandant at Tong Ku. The  Netherlands cruiser Holland has  left Java for Chefoo.  Fraser River Flooding.  Ashcroft, June 25. ��� Recent  heavy . rains and warm weather  throughout Cariboo have swollen  the Fraser river greater than at  any- time last year. All the bridges  in the Bridge River district and  also on the road to Cache mine  have   been   washed away.    Roads  and trails are impassable. The  water is still rising. The Thompson river here is higher than ifc has  been for two years.  Lillooet, June 25.���The water  has been rising steadily for some  days past. The Fraser, river is  higher than afc any time last year.  All the bridges in this district have  gone and the roads are under water.  Most disastrous results will follow  any further rainfall.  Yale, June 25.���The Fraser river  is now 18 inches higher than in  1889 and is still rising.' Serious  floods seem imminent.  Boer. Envoys Sail Tomorrow.  New1 York. Juue 20.���The National Boer Relief Fund Association, of which Bourke Cockran was  chairman and George W. Van Siclen secretary-treasurer, has concluded its operations and turned-  over its neb collections to the Boer,  envoys, Messrs. Fischer, Wolmarans and Wessels, instead of sending  them to Dr. Hoffmeier at Cape  Town or to Dr. Leyds and. Dr. Mul-  ler in Europe. The envoys will sail  for Havre on the steamer L'Aquifc-  aine, Thursday June 28.  Li's Proclamation.  London, June 27. ���The Hong  Kong correspondent of the Times  wires Monday: "Li Hung Chang  officially announces that the presence of foreign troops at the capital is due to the Boxers, and he  urges all sections of the commnnity  in Canton to be ready when the occasion arises to exterminate the  enemies of the country. Numerous  ruffians are entering the British  territory."  Southern Provinces Affected.  London, June 27.���3:45 a.m.���A.  fresh   phase   of  the   situation   in  China is the probability of an immediate   outbreak   in    the    great  southern   provincial centres.    The  populace there is daily assuming a  more hostile attitude toward foreigners,   and   the   latter   perceive  symptoms of a general rising, especially at Nankin, where, according to a dispatch to the Daily .Express dated yesterday, "Kang Wu,  one of the worst enemies of the foreigners, has arrived from the grand  .canal, armed with orders from the  ^empress to "deal with the southern  provinces.   The friendly attitude of  viceroy Liu Kung Cih toward foreigners has brought  him into disgrace with prince Tuang, president  of the Tsung Li Yamen."  The unrest at Canton is described  by a dispatch from that city to the  Daily Telegraph, dated Monday via  Hong Kong, yesterday: "Ifc is  feared that we are on the eve of a  scene of bloodshed and anarchy in  the two Quangs only paralleled during the Tae Ping rebellion. The  signs of a murderous. uprising are  so manifest that wealthy Chinese,  are hurrying from Canton and the  vicinity, taking their wives, families and valuables with'them."  Li Hung Chang Has been again  peremptorily ordered to Pekin. His  enemies declare that they will mur-*  der him before he can reach there.  His presence alone restrains the revolutionary elements here. His departure will let loose the "black  flags" and "red girdles." Knowing  this, Li's trusted officers are sending their families to Hong Kong.  The viceroy himself treats Americans well in this crisis. He says  that they alone'want no territory,  and he "places himself largely, almost unreservedly, in their hands.  At an important conference today  he reiterated this statement. "All  the "missionaries have been notified'  of their ^'imminent, peril _through  confidential 'runner's. ' They are  leaving Canton hurriedly, and-only,  a few are.now there.  Commander McLean of the United  States steamship Don Quian Austrian is the first here to protect  foreign interests - He is'! capable  and energetic and is . reinforced by  H.M.S. -Redpole. :Two hundred  foreign 'residents afc Shamen are  armed.  The Canton population reaches  2,000,000 in addition to 250,000  living in junks and sampans (flat  bottomed river boats). Most of  these people are disaffected and incendiary proclamations are increasing the number of the virulent.'  Shanghai cables that the French  consul here has received a telegram  .from Shan Tung asserting that  11,000, Chinese troops are making a  forced march from Shan Tung to  Pekin. Two Jesuit fathers and 100  =nativeX!hristians=haye=been=mnr^  dered in ������ the southern part of the  province of "Chi Li. The Chinese  military authorities have been discovered recruiting at Shanghai inside the foreign settlements and  some agents have been arrested in  the act of constructing entrenchments around the European concessions.  A Chinaman connected with the  war purchases for the Chinese government in Europe," who was interviewed by the Daily Express,  says that China has immense quantities of arms and ammunition and  will "stagger humanity" if driven  to defend herself.  18 Krupps and 150 Maxims. Their  supply of ammunition is practically  inexhaustible. It has been mainly  supplied by a German firm. Fully  three-fourths of the Chinese forces  are badly drilled, wholly undisciplined and quite .unfamiliar with  modern weapons. Another Shanghai dispatch says: "Li Ping Heng,  former governor of Shang Tung,  who is intensely anti-foreign, has  gone to the Kiang Kin; forts on the  Yang Tse. He has declared his intention of resisting the landing of  British forces in that region."  PROCRESS OF THE BRITISH  Some Minor Successes.  - London, June 26.���The"'following  dispatch has beeu "i'eceiyed at the  war office from lord Roberts :  "Pretoria Presidency, Juue 25.  ���Clements successfully engaged a  force of Boers yesterday near Winburg, where he had gone to pick up  supplies and some heavy guns preparatory to acting in- combination  with columns from Lindley, Heilbron . and Heidelberg. He drove  the enemy north" of Sandspruit,  wifch loss. No casualties are reported.. ���   ���  "Ian Hamilton reports that Heidelberg is the most English town  he has yet seen. The inhabitants  gave him a great reception. The  streets were crowded and decorated  with bunting. Captain Valentine  hoisted the Union Jack, in the market, square amidst the cheers of the  populace and the British, Australian and other colonial troops. 'God  Save the Queen', was "sung, the  crowds heartily joining in.  "The poor loyalists have had a  rough time lately. Hutton's  mounted infantry skirmished with  the Boers yesterday a few miles  southeast of Pretoria. Captain  Anley is reported to have managed  the little business very well. Lieutenant Cryspin and one of the Northumberland Fusileers ~ were  wounded." -    '---..".-        .' ;  ARMY TO BE SENT TO CHINA  Decision at Washington. ~  Washington, June 20.���The purpose of the government to place ah  adequate military force in China  was made clear today when orders  were issued to brigadier general  Adam Chaffee to take command of  . the forces in China, and to proceed  at once to assume his new duties.  More significant probably than the  assignment itself was the wording  of the formal orders to general  Chaffee issued late in the day by  acting secretary of war Meiklejohn,  directing him "to take command of  the troops ordered to China, and to  proceed to Pekin by ,way of San  Francisco and Taku accompanied by'  his aides."  It had been "expected the military forces would ,-be concentrated  at Chefoo or some other convenient  base bufc the direction to proceed to  Pekin indicates a firm.determination  on the part of the government authorities to have a strong military  force at the seat of the Chinese  government.  The announcement of general  Chaffee's assignment and the orders  to proceed to Pekin came after the  state department had declined to  accede to a second proposition from  great  viceroys  of China that  Belief of Kumassi Near.  London, June 20.���The government has received dispatches from  Ashanti indicating that the relief  of Kumassi should be accomplished  this week. About 650? men of the  British Central African national  forces sailed'June 22nd for Ashanti,  where they will be employed to  quell the uprising. This is the first  time that the British Central  Africa has been called upon to partake in the responsibilities of the  empire. _���������  Immense Chinese Army.  London, June 20.���General Ma's  army, says a correspondent at Shan  Hai Kan, consisting of 45,000 men,  left a week ago for Pekin, and general Sung Chiugs* troops, numbering 25,000, leffc for the same place  on June 15th. A careful estimate  of the number and armament of  the Chinese troops around Pekin  puts the total at 360,000, and it is  calculated that these troops possess  22 seven-centimetre Creusofc guns,  . - Missionaries Are Armed. - -  . .,PmtApE.ni��jHiAv*;,.Pa.,' June 20.���  Div Thomas Coltman,r.of' Jenki'n-  town, has jusfc received a letter  dated May 29, from his sister, Mrs.  Oliver H. Clifford, who, with her  husband, is connected with the  Presbyterian mission at Tien Tsin,  China. Since the letter was written events of grave importance  have transpired in Tien Tsin, and  Dr. Colfcman expresses fears for the  safety of his sister and her husband, and that of his father and  mother who sailed some time ago  to visit their daughter. Mrs.  Clifford's letter reads as follows:  "We sleep now with our firearms  close. Oliver and I have a brace ot  pistols under our heads. I always  have two valises,packed. The entire foreign population anxiously  waits for the first sign of an uprising. Last Monday morning when  the^people awoke in-the-city���huge,  placards were found posted on the  walls and fences, reading as follows:  'The heavens are displeased at the  presence of - the foreign dogs in  China, the gods have decreed that  there shall be no more rain in the  whole kingdom until they are all  expelled.' "  A Hard Bill to Collect.  Washington, June 26.���As to  the report from Constantinople that  the American charge d'affaires, Mr.  Giiscom, has presented another demand for the settlement of the  American claims, it can be stated  on high authority that the United  States government is steadily pressing for a definite and final settlement, and is losing no opportunity  to remind the Turkish authorities  of the unsatisfactory and indefinite  nature of the present situation.  Just beyond this pressure there has  been no imperative action taken,  nor has ifc been definitely determined what course will be adopted  if the temporizing of Turkish  diplomacy is carried to the point of  actual failure to meet the American  demands. _________________________  Yaquis Leave the Warpath.  Tucson, Ariz., June 26.���William  Gill of Philadelphia, who is here  from a prospecting trip iu Mexico,  says the Indians have nearly all  abandoned the warpath. Several  hundred are still in the mountains  and make an occasional descent on  isolated ranches. Near Tomachio on  Friday last a large party raided a  ranch and killed two cowboys,  wounded several others and one  woman. They were driven off after a hard fight.  six  foreign troops be kept out of China  until Li Hung Chang reaches Pekin.  In formal manner, with the' signatures of the six viceroys representing the greater part of' the empire, minister Wu repeated today  his plea of yesterday that the foreign troops be kept out of the  country.  Secretary Hay laid the formal request of the viceroys before the  cabinet meeting, but there was no  disposition to vary from the president's determination, already made  known by secretary Hay to the  Chinese minister,' to send the  United States forces to such points  as were menaced and where our  officials, and citizens were in danger.  While the viceroys spoke for their  provinces, they could not speak for  Pekiu,, "and ifc is to Pekin that  the officials, most-..anxiously, look.  Minister Conger is still silent and  the latest advices have shown that  little reliance-can be placed on the  dispatches from ��� Shanghai saying  the ministers and legations at Pekin are safe. For this reason the  orders to general Chaffee to proceed to Pekiu took on an added  meaning.  The department today accepted  the services of an officer on the retired list under authority conferred  by a -recent act of congress^ The  officer "is lieutenant J. G. Townley,  retired, who is ordered to sail on  the steamer leaving San Francisco  Juls 10th. It is. expected that  many other retired officers will be  called back to active service if the  emergency becomes pressing.  Passed Through Tien Tsin.  stream to the surface. In turning  this stream so that ifc would not  run down the upraise good looking  dirt was uncovered and several pans  were washed. Coarse gold was  found and as high as $60 to the pan  were taken out. The stream crosscuts the Lone Star vein which is an  extension of the famous Reco vein,  from which so much rich gold was  taken out a few years ago. The  presumption is that the creek bed  down from the vein is rich placer  ground and the ground will be  prospected immediately.  American General in China.  Washington, June 26.���General  Chaffee was in conference at the war  office today with the adjutant general and the heads of various departments with a view to his future  needs in the conduct of the military  campaign in China. It is expected  that he will establish his headquarters at Chefoo about August 1st afc  the latest and he will not have less  that 5000 men at his command, the  majority of whom will be drawn  from the Philippines.  Prisoners of the Boers.  New York, June 20.���The Tribune's London correspondent cables:  The Boers have 1350 prisoners on  the Delagoa Bay line, and probably  about 800 in the Orange River Colony, which were taken at the Rhenoster river. Lord "Leitrim and  Ennis Moore have been taken north  with other members of the millionaires' battalion.  London, June 26.���The parliamentary secretary of the foreign  office, William St. J. Broderick, in  reply to a question said: "We have  no information from the legations  or admiral Seymour's force from  Tien Tsin. Our last information  from the officers in charge at Wei  Hai Wei is that 3000 of the force  for the relief of Tien Tsin was encamped within nine miles of Tien  Tsin on the eveniug of June 23rd.  From private credible sources we  are informed that the relief force  entered Tien Tsin and marched  north, and the legations were not  harmed.   We hope this is true."  Cape Colony Rebellion Over.  London, June 20.���11:25 p.m.���  The war office has received the following dispatch from lord Roberts:  "Pretoria, Presidency, June 26.���  Sir Charles Warren reports that  the rebellion in Cape Colony north  of the Orange riyer is now over.  The lasfc formidable body under  commandant De Villiers surrendered on June 20th, consisting of  about 220 men, 280 horses, 18  wagons, 200 rifles and 100,000 rounds  of ammunition. Colonel Baden-  Powell reports that pacification is  going on satisfactorily in.the Rust-  enberg district."  Placer on Myers Creek.  Greenwood, June 26.���R. M. Mc-  Entire returned from Myers creek  camp and confirms the report regarding the discovery of a rich  placer ground on Lone Star claim.  McEntire says that the discovery  was made while an upraise for air  was being run from tho Review  tunnel through the bed of a small  OUERRILLAS GIVE TROUBLE  South African War News.  London, June 27.���3:20 a.m.���The  Boer commandoes in the eastern  part of the Orange river colony appear to have been broken up by  their leaders for the time into small  parties that harrass the large columns of the British, incessantly  cutting [off scouts, sniping pickets  and making a. show of force here  and there. Commandant Christian  Dewet, general Steyn's principal  commander i.s the genius of these  guerrilla operations.- He .is the hero  of the'Boers in these*"last days .of  hostilities. Lord - Roberts' columns  are steadily contracting the area of  their advance.  ,  Transvaal officials, who were interviewed yesterday, at Machadorp  by a correspondent of the Daily  Express asserted an intention to  hold oufc to the last. President  Kruger will probably retire to  Watervalender or Nelspruit. His  physician thinks his condition of  health will not allow him to go to  the high veldt.  The British prisoners at Nooit  Gedacht are now comfortable.  Large quantities of food and blankets have been forwarded to them,  and their enclosure is lighted by  electricity.  Pretoria telegrams say that sup-  =plieSiOf_warm_clothin g-^are���reach--  ing lord Roberts' infantry who had  been ragged and had suffered from  the cold weather.  Commandant.general Botha is  uncommonly active east of Pretoria.  The Canadians are doing splendid  outpost work.  Honors for Bishop Doane.  London, June 20.���Bishop Doane  of Albany goes to Dublin tomorrow,  Previous to sailing for home he  will receive the honorary degree of  D. D. from Trinity College, which  is regarded as even a higher distinction than similar honors from  Oxford and Cambridge, which he  has already received.  With Gold From Alaska.  Victoria, June 20.���The steamer  Cottage City reached here last  night with 92 passengers and $150,-  000 in gold dust. She brought  news thafc the pa rty searching Date  island for Dr. Hickman returned  without meeting with success.  CLEVER SPANISH SWINDLE  Victims Are Many.  Washington, June 26.���Dwight  Reed, United States vice-consul at  Madrid, Spain, has brought to  the  attention of the state department  an   ingenious   swindle  which   has  been attempted upon various persons   in   this   country by certain'  -Spanish   schemers.       The    consul,  transmits   a   sample  letter which  ,was used in the attempt to defraud.-  It was sent to H. Stenl of Buffalo,  and   was    signed    Louis 0 Samper  Stenl, and in it the writer claims  and explains a   close relationship  with the recipient of the letter.  "Louis Samper -Sfcenl" , recites a  long series of untoward happenings  and complications which only financial aid can.mend.   He "has come  into   possession of some $050,000,  confessedly an embezzlement from  the Spanish government, but to insure his money against seizure by  the officials, has ' deposited it in a  Mexican   bank, payable   by check  accompanied by a certain countersign arranged by himself'and the  bank. Certain legal steps have been  against him, aud in lieu' of money  to defray his part of  the  proceedings, he has been  put in prison,*,  and     his     personal     effects,    in-,  eluding   a   valise    in    which    reposes   the   "countersigned"   check '  for his fortune, are about to  be;  sold at   auction.     Iu   return   for  timely financial aid for his ."blood  relation," he promises  a quarter of   ,  his fortune, his daughter's share of  the  money during   her   minority, -'  and his everlasting gratitude.    His  daughter is at a  convent, and the  prior is the sole other  j)ossessor..of  his secret.    He asks that a reply be  sent to Teodoro   Runez, Callo   de  Swivela,  Chamberi,  Madrid.     The  latter is a nephew of fche prior, but-  is ignorant of  the existence of the  -  check, and -the   writer,   therefore, --���  cautions that the answer be sent in  an  envelope enclosed   within1 one *  addressed to Runez.  .   Similar     communications    have -.'  been   sent   all    over   the.   United ..  States, the writer in most cases assuming the same  name as the  person   addressed.    During   the   past  year,   consul   Reed   says,    parties  have' come-f rom   Boston .and .New   .  York  all the  way to  Madrid, only ,  to find themselves victimized.    The  consul has been besieged of late by  inquiries by  the recipients of letters asking some information about  the signers  of the communications.*  He has endeavored to answer them  all, but in view of the  growth  of  the swindlers' overtures he finds the  task becoming great.    Steps probably will be taken to hunt down the  offenders and mete out proper punishment.     . Supplementary Estimates.  Ottawa, June 20.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���In the snpplemHu-  tary estimates brought down to- -  day, which totals $7,444,000 there  is an item for .Kamloops public  building-of���$5,000;���ThereMs-also���-^--  $20,000 for the Vancouver drill  hall; Columbia river improvements  in the narrows between the upper  and lower Arrow lakes $15,000; Columbia river improvements above  Golden $3000; Fraser river improvement and ship channels protection  works $40,000; general repairs and  improvements to harbor, diver and bridger works $3000 in  Victoria harbor; removal of dredger  rock and dredging at other 'points,  $15,000; Anderson and Kennedy  lakes, clearing outlets, $2500 ; Salmon river, removal of driftwood,  $2500; AVilliams' head quarantine  station wharf, repairs, $2000; to sal  $82,000. Alberni Clayoquot telegraph line, $0500 ; Ashcrof t-Barker-  ville telegraph line, repoleitig,  $14,000 ; Golden station, Canadian  Pacific railway to Windermere, telegraph line, $9000; telephone connection between Vancouver Island  and Salt Spring Island, $1550; 150-  Mile House to Quesnelle Forks  and Horsefly telegraph line, $6000.  There is also $122,000 for the Yukon  and Quesnelle telegraph lines.  *���'%_  Dates of Bye-elections.  Victoria, June 20.���The dates of Alleged Chinese Victory,  the bye-elections are arranged as New York, June 20.���The Jour  follows : Nominations on July 5th nal's Chefoo special says: A great  and elections in East Kootenay battle has taken place. The Chinese  July    11th,   South  Nanaimo, July J army is reported to  be  victorious.  10th, Lillooet, July 12th, and Dewd-  ney July 10th.  Herald for Sale.  Owingto the death of H.T.Brown,  the Cranbrook Herald plant is offered for sale at a price said to be  $4000. It is also reported that a  syndicate of Cranbrook people are  negotiating to take the plant over  aud organize a company to run ifc.  Tang Shan, Shan-Hei-Kwan aud  Pei-Tah-Ho have been' abandoned  by fche Europeans. The foreigners  of these towns have been looted.  There is great excitement here today. The Chine-.> fleet is supposed  to have been biv-r/'U up. The admiral is in hiding or a prisoner at  Tien Tsin, ifc is reported. There is  little hope for Pekin. There are  very few troops here.  ���uu ', ��� ^'M^i'y^~^^^^al;Vil�����J*^1*f^^'*M^^Mj'*^^^  ts-siiff-iism^ udu-^S____SKfWS_tS_r*5"T"*TSl"**"' '  2  THE TRIBUNE: NELSON B. C WEDNESDAY   JUNE 2T 1900  . .-^.*s^-sUg:'%S:g;fS;iS,  ,y-r!fe1**s:.**^^-*s<^-s^��s^^  w ���  &  mmmmmmmmm  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  We have sold 75 per cent of' all the  Portland Cement  Fire Brick Fire Clay  and Sewer Pipe  ffl  %  ffl  ffl  ffl  USED IN KOOTENAY  Ale and Porter  This is  Just received carload Dominion  (PINTS AND QUARTS)  Dominion White Label Ale (pints and quarfs)  the finest Ale brewed in Canada.  Dominion Bulk Ale (15 gallon kegs)  Teacher's Scotch Whiskey is still the best.  ffl  ffl  ffl  %  H. J. EVANS & CO.  ���3*  i'e��'i=>'  m&.  m  .v__\**z  >m  mi  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY.  INCORPORATED 1670.  Sunshades  We want to clear out  our stock of parasols while the warm  weather lasts.  Until July 1st we  will offer our whole  stock at prices that  must sell. Just look  in and see if this is  not a fact.  s  Bay Stores  The Victoria Colonist, offers an  explanation of premier Dunsrauir's  , action in going back to his constituents for re-election. The Colonist  thinks a strict interpretation of the  Constitution Act renders^ tliis.course  necessary*. It seems that iu the estimatesof 1899 there was an allowance of $1000 voted for the  premier, and when Mr. Dunsmuir  accepted the responsibility of forming a ministry, there was an unclaimed balance of $30, which in  some manner his predecessor had  overlooked. The new election is  not due to the premier's anxiety to  secure the $30, but it is contended  that he accepted an oflice for which  an allowance had been voted and  this in itself required that he should,  go back to his constituents for their  endorsation:          There.may be some truth in, the  statement that W. A. Clark and P.  Aug.-Heinze .were playing for political' effect when they consented to.  put the eight-hour shift into force  in their'mines, but .whether this be  so or not, there is now little doubt  but that the eight-hour shift will  be generally recognized throughout  the state of Montana.    Even prop:  erties   which are in litigation are  now   operated    upon    the    eight-  hour basis, the ..applications of the  receivers for permission to adopt  the eight-hour system being freely  granted by the courts. In this connection it is worthy of passing  .notice that, in their ..affidavits the  receivers ...state that ^hdligh the  hours of labor arc redneed, the results are jjractically the same as  under the nine-hour system, owing  to the better condition of the men  employed.        "  Just now it would be difficult for  Joseph Martin to establish his campaign story, that while he was  fighting the corporations in British  Columbia sir Wilfrid's approval followed him. If. the press reports  are to be believed, sir Wilfrid places  the dismissal of the Semlin government as a secondary offense to his  honor's choice of Joseph Martin as  premier.  The developed properties in the  gold belt south of Nelson will establish   a   record    in    gold    production this summer.   Before the close  of the summer they should be producing monthly gold to the value  of $75,000.   The   Athabasca   company is steadily increasing its output ; the Poorman is now in such  shape* that a   monthly output of  $22,500 is figured on for the near  future; the   development   of   the  Granite property is fulfilling all expectations of the company operating it, not only as to values but also  in the matter of charges; then, too,  the Venus property may also be regarded as having permanently entered    upon   the ! producing   list.  When to this list of working mines  may be added the properties of the  Hall Mines, Nelson will be a very  busy camp  indeed.   No date   has  yet been set for the commencement  of operations by the reorganized Hall  Mines company, but the work of reconstruction is going steadily forward. Theouteomewillbeacompany  with a working capital of ��50,000  whicli judiciously handled will no  doubt give satisfactory returns to  the British shareholders.  less than seven years ago, but since  that time even conservative Toronto has taken up the consideration  of government by commissioners, and the matter is beiug  gravely discussed as to whether it  would not be advantageous for the  city to have a board of salaried  commissioners as executive officers  in preference to the present aldermanic committees.   -Thomas R. McTnnes, who for  several years filled the office of lieu  tenant-governor of British Columbia, is now out of public life, and  with him goes the young man who  has acted as his father's private  secretary and cabinet maker. The  passing of the Mclnnes will be noted  ���with pleasure by the people of this  province, and their satisfaction  thereat will be so complete that the  ten-column protest of the dismissed  official will be passed over in silence.  Greenwood Jail Broken.  \.Chief McLaren today mourns the  Ii*%3*of fotu'" guests who "were sojourning at the "city lock-up, says  the Greenwood Times, Two of  them icame from Camp McKinney  at the solicitation of the provincial  government. They were known as  P. Murphy and Blwood. They were  charged with plundering the St.  Louis hotel and were here.awaitiug  speeding trial. The other two were  O'Brien and Hamilton, two boys  charged with taking cigars from Hr  A. King" &'-Co. They were guests  of the city at a late hour last night,  but this morning about five o'clock,  when officer McKenzie went to the  city hall to bid them good morning  he found nothing but empty cells.  The prisoners had received some  assistance from the outside, as a  brace and bit had been used to bore  their way out through the cell. The  four are probably across' in United  States territory by this time.  Officers Elected.  The Bricklayers' and Masons'  International Union No. 3, at an  adjourned meeting held on Monday  evening, elected the following officers for the ensuing term; J. W.  Etcher, president; J. J. Purcell,  vice-president; Joe Clark, recording and corresponding secretary;  William Kempling, financial secretary; John Anderson, doorkeeper;  George Adamson, treasurer; J. Anderson, Johu Collin, George Adamson, trustees; J. W. Etcher, Joe  Clark and John Collin, delegates to  the Trades and Labor Council.  payment of such wages as arc generally accepted as current in each  trade for competent workmen in the  district where the work is carried  out; aud thatPvhis house cordially  concurs in such policy, and deems  it the duty of tho government to  take immediate steps to give effect  thereto. It is hereby declared that  the work to which the foregoing  shall apply includes not only work  undertaken by the government  itself but also all works aided by  the government or Dominion public funds." The opposition termed  this an election move aud maintained that the government would  never act on the resolution. That  the opposite is the case is proven  by Mr. McDouogliue's appointment  and his^enteriug on his duties. The  protection of the workingman is  the aim of the resolution and the  government's action in his interests  ests will find ready commendation. The plan is that before a public works contract  is entered into, Mr. O'Donoghue  will visit the section of country  where the<work proposed is" to be  done. He enquires-���using his own  ways of work^aS to tho prevailing  rate of wages for the classes of  labor to. be employed and the usual  hours'constituting a day's work.  These he'reports.;to the department  arid the figures^are entered in a  form which in eludes conditions set  out below. This form and these  rates of wages will be embodied in  the contract-.when awarded and the  contractor must pay this rate aud  abide by the other conditions  named. It will be a sure protection  for the working man���guaranteeing  him proper pay for his day's work  and seeing that he gets it.  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON  B.C.  HOTEL   ARRIVALS  The sentiment in favor of compulsory arbitration, is growing.  ?Even^the-staid^old=Colohist=of=Vic^  toria deals kindly with the subject.  There are more parties to disputes  between labor and capital than the  man who has labor to sell or the  man who desires to. purchase such  labor. Under the present system,  however,'.none but the employer or  the employed have a voice in the  settlement; of disputes, and it not  infrequently happens that the interests of the whole community  are sacrificed to the obstinacy of.the  disputants. Compulsory arbitration would merely give all who have  an interest a voice in the settlement  of disputes.  A movement has been started in  Toronto looking to the establish-  ; ment of a municipal telephone service. The advocates of this reform  promise a cheaper and more efficient  service than at present obtains, and  cite the experiences of the cities of  Glasgow and' Manchester as proof  of the feasibility of the .'municipal  telephone., . .  In many respects the late chief-  Yesterday's Records.  Yesterday's records at the-mining recorder's office were: Transfers���The Brandon mineral claim  by John McCaskell of Nelson to E.  J. Curran; the Dukane claim on  Toad mountain from Silas Johns to  to Michael Egan ; the Dukane by  M. Egan to G. A. Campbell of ...Victoria. Locations���The Morning  Sun on Wild Horse creek, by Dan  MeLeod and D. E. Grobe; the Sunny  Morning on Wild Horse creek by  W. dimming.  Preparing for Chinese War.  London, May 20.-���Extensive preparations by the allies are going  forward. The first regiment of  British India's 10,000 men embarked  at Calcutta yesterday and 833 more  ^anjiesareceived^orders==to^go=out=  from English ports. The British  war office, in anticipation of a prolonged campaign, is contracting.for  winter clothing arid fur caps. The  Amur army corps; ordered out by  Russia, numbers 52,100 men, with  84 guns. Japan proposes to laud  15,000 men on Chinese territory  within a fortnight. Among the  minor military preparations, the  Portuguese governor of Macao,  island of Macao, at the southwest  entrance of Canton river, is sending  arms to the Portuguese concession.  The Germans in -Hong Kong have  cabled emperor William to ask if  they may serve in the local forces  iri the defense of Hong Kong. A  million rounds left Hong Kong yesterday for Taku by tho British  steamer Hailong.  Sharkey Knocked Out.  New York,   June   20.���Sharkey  At the Phair.���T. Hilliard,  Rossland; F. H. Bate, Rossland; E.  W. Hamber, Winnipeg; H. S.  Hayes," Winnipeg; C. S. Riley, Winnipeg; R.  S.  Riley, Winnipeg; W.  F. Gazzam, Seattle; T. McDonuell,  Greenwood. J. W. Stewart, Spokane; P. J. Hickey and son, Sandon; J. B. Hastings, Victoria; W.  A. Copleu, Spokane.  At the Hume.---J. C. Miller, Bounington Falls; W. A. Dewar, Toronto; H. E.  Gleason, Montreal;   A.  G. Smyth, Chicago; E. St. J. Maun-  sell, Procter: E. Charles, Rossland:  H. C. Wemp,- Toronto; JI. Ritten-  berg, Montreal;* P.- W. Chesterton,,  Greenwood; T. Lewin, Greenwood;  R, T. Daniel, Trail; D. W. Moore,  Trail; G. A. Jackson, Silverton.  -  At the Queen's.���D. H. Nelles,  Niagara Falls, N; Y,;.J. B. Town-  send, Spokane; M. Mauley, Spokane;  J. E. Ward, Ymir.  CRATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  THORPE & CO., LIMITED.-Corner Vornon  and Cedar streets, Nolson, manufacturers  of and wholesalo dealers in uprated wators and  fruit syrups. Sole agents for Halcyon Springs  mineral wator.   Telephone CO.  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES..  TIT V. TEETZEL Sc CO.-Corner Baker and  " ���   Josephino streets, Nelson, wholesalo doalers in   assayers  supplios.   Agents for Donvor  Fire Clay Co. of Denver, Colorado.  CIGARS.  KOOTENAY CIGAR MANUFACTURING  CO.-Corner Baker and Hall streets, Nol  son, manufacturers of "Royal Seal" and "Koote  nay Belle" brands of cigars.  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  TT J. EVANS & CO.���Baker stroet, Nolson  ���*-��������   wholosale    doalers   in   liquors,    cigars,  cement, fire brick and llro clay, water pipe ana  stool rails, and goneral commission morohants.  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY & CONSTRUCTION COMl'ANY-A Vholcsalcdcal-  ers in telephones, annunciators, hells, batteries,  fixtures, etc., Houston block. Nelson.  FLOUR AND FEED.  BRACKMAN-KKR MILLING COMPANY  ���Cereals, Flour, Grain, Hay. Straight or  mixed cars shipped to all Kootenay Points.'  Grain elevators at all principal points on Calgary-  Edmonton R. R. Mills at Victoria, Now Westminster, and Edmonton, Alberta.  TAYLOR FEED &: PRODUCE CO.-Bakor  stroet. Nelson ..-.(George F. Motionis old  stand). Flour, Feed; Gijnin, Hay and - Produce  Car lots a specialty. Correspondence solicited.  Phono 2fi. ���>���  FRESH AND SALT MEATS,  P    BURNS &��� CO.-Bakor  street,   Nelson,  ���   wholesalo dealers in fresh and cured meats.  Cold storage.  ~ ~      GROCERIES.  A MACDONALD & CO.-Corner Front and  ��� Hall streets, wholosale grocers and  jobbers in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  mackinaws and miners' sundries. ���  KOOTENAY SUPPLY   COMPANY,   LIMITED���Vernon   street, Nelson,  wholesale  grocers.:  TOHNCHOLDITCH& CO.-Front street, Nel-  **    son,'1 wholesalo grocers.  PR. 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.'s  bacon,' hams, lard and other products.  JY. GRIFFIN & CO.-Front street, Nelson,  ��� - wholesale   dealors   in   provisions,   cured  meats, butter and oggs..  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  H BYERS & CO.-Corner Baker and Josophine  ��� streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in hardware and mining supplies. Agents for Giant  Powder. Co. -   ��� j   LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY-  Baker St., Nelson, wholosale dealers. in  hardware and mining supplies, and'water and  plumbers' supplies.  ANCOUVKR.  HARDWARE ., COMPANY  LIMITED���Baker street. Nelson,.wholesale  dealers in hardware and mining supplies, plumbers- and tinsmiths' supplies.'  Agnnts Ontario  Works. - -   .   LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS..  TURNER, BEETON & 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.    .  g  Jaw &  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 Posts,  Turned Veranda Posts, Store Fronts, Doors,  Windows and Glass.  Get prices before purchasing elsewhere  Office Corner i-jafl and Front Streets  Factory Hall Street Crossing C. P. R. Track  Mills Hall Street Wharf  P. Burns & Go.  Wholesale and Retail  HkaneSon,ab. o Dealers in Meats  We are now booking  Orders for  Decorations  For the Great  Water Carnival  Lanterns,   Flags, \ Colored  Fires, etc-  PAINTS   AND   OILS.  NELSON HARDWARE 'COMPANY-Baker  Street���Wholesale. dealers in paints,, oils,  and brashes 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 fuso, and electric-  blasting apparatus.  AND DOORS.    AND  PLANING. MILLS,  LIMITED���Cornor. Front and Hall streets,.  Nolson, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers  in sash and doors; all kinds of factory work made  to order, o ���'������       "     TENTS   AND   AWNINGS.  NELSON TENT AND AWNING FACTORY-  Bakcr streot, Nelson; Manufacturers of all  kinds of tents, awnings, and- canvas goods.  P. O. Box 76.   Theo; Madson, proprietor.  SASH  ���VTELSON. SAW,  Markets at   Nelson,   Bossland,   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    GRAVES,   Manager  ORDERS BY MAIL RECEIVE CAREFUL AND PROMPT ATTENTION.  Porto Rico LumberCo. j Having Purchased  cum���-,, the Business  CORNER OF  HENDRYX AND VERNON STREETS  Canada DfHg & Book Co.  NELSON,  Arthur Gee  MERCHANT-  TAILOR  Removed .to Baker Street, opposite tho. Queen's  E. P. Whalley, J-P.  NOTARY PUBLIC  WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA* WINE COMPANY, LIMI-  .TED-Cornor Front and HaU streets, Nelson,, wholesale dealers in.wines (case and bulk,'  and domBaHo and 'nuinrfa'rt ff'gjtra.-   A. R. SHERWOOD  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Luirjber Always in  Stoc\.  We cany a complete stock of  Ocast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  REAL^ESTATE  INSURANCE AND  GENERAI* AGENT  First! door, west,  of Bank of British  Columbia building.  Baker Street  Office with C. W. West & Co., cornor Hall and  llaker streets. ���.,,,���.-..  City ollleo of tho Nolson Soda water, Factory. -  Charles D. J. Christie  GENERAL BROKER  i doors west of Dominion Express office.  P.O. Box 523.  Phones: Office W, House 152 .���������  Palace IVJeat Njar^et  Headquarters /������������������������  for all kinds of  Fresh and Cured Meats.   '  Porto Rico LumberCo. Ltd.  Kootenay Steam laundry   BL0M8ERG &SWEDBEIIG   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  persuit. All other lines at  low rates. None but Union  labor employed.  E. Skinner  Neelands' Building, Baker Street.  FUKD J. SQUIRE. Manager.  PROPRIETORS  The only steam  laundry in Nelson employing union labor  was knocked out  loth round.  by Ruhlin in  the  justice Davie was ahead of his time.  When, several years ,ago, he proposed that the capital of the province' should be governed by commissioners, asi a measure of relief  from municipal mismanagement, he  was  denouueeel ��� from  platform as an usurper  Protecting Labor.  A dispatch from  St.  John, New  Brunswick, says:     D.  J.  O'Donoghue, a special  officer of  the   department of public works, Ottawa,  is registered at  the New Victoria  hotel.    He "arrived here  Saturday  on. his   first   official   tour,  having  been recently appointed under  the  following resolution  introduced into parliament in May last:     "That  it be resolved that all government  contracts should contain such conditions as will prevent abuses which  may arise from the subletting of  the   public I auei1 contracts, and that every ef-  Tliis was I fort should be made to secure tho  Three sir room houses foi ront.,,  Ileal estate in all parts of the city for salo  AGENT FOR S..S. KIMBALL'S SAFES  INSURANCE.  LOANS.  COAL!     COAL!  GREAT REDUCTION  Hard Coal  Anthracite  $9.65|g~r8 Neat   $6.15  DELIVERED  TELEPHONE.  33  C. W. Wesi&Co,  Contracting Painters, Decorators, Paperhangers.  Full line of vail papor, mouldings,.etc,. Kalso-  mining and Tinting.   Strictly first-class .work.  Estimates furnished.  Residence MU1 Street,   MET, CfiV    R   C  Opposite School House  nEiJoDW-X_iJa*>,lj..  A feature will be made, of tho poultry and  game trado.. Thoy will always be on hand during their season.  J. L.  PORTER, Prop.  1G9 Josephine St., between Baker and Vernon.  Telephone. 169.  MONEY TO LOAN  AT 7 PER CENT  ONBUSINESS PROPERTY  Apply, G. L. LENNOX, Solicitor, Nolson B. C  J. M.LUDWIC  Manufacturers of and  dealers in Harness, Pack  and SI ock Saddles. Apara-  joos. Collars, Bridles and  Whips.  Nelson Harness Shop  Hall Streot, Nelson...  W. Starmer SiTjith & Co.  PAPER HANGER, GLAZIER,  PAINTER/ETC.  CHIMNEY SWEEPING  Office Ward Street Opposite Open*. Honse  A. LARSON, Manager  H. D.  ASHGROFT  BLACKSMITH ING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing promptly attended to by a  flrst-clasa 'wheelwright.  Special attention given to all kinds of repairing and custom work from ontside points.  Shop:   Hall ��t.. between Baker and Vernon  R. REISTERER & CO-  BREWERS AND BOTTLEBS OF  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and regular  delivery to the trade  Brewery at Nelson  Nelson   Wine   Go.  CHOICE WINES AND LIQUORS  AFULt-LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  '    Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring  local and coast.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Pressed Lumber  of all kinds,  IF WHAT YOt7 WANT IS NOT IN STOCK  WK VTJLL MAKE IT FOB YOU  CALL AND GET PRICE3.  J. A. Say ward  BALL AND LAKE STREETS, NELSON  Special attention given to family trade  TBeaKhe0rn8etr?et,      FRANK A. TAMBLYN  Nelson. B.C. - manager  DOMINION DAY BANNERS  T. O. Skatbo, sign painter for AV. J. Murphy,  requests all who intend to take part in the  Trades Procession on Dominion Day to send in  their orders as quickly as possible. Last year  many wero disappointed through not placing  their orders early enough. Shop in the rear of  the Burns Block.  Contractors and Builders  WILL DO WELL TO  Buy Their Lumber  AT  G. 0. Buchanan's  A large stook of flrst-clasa dry material on>  band, also a full line of sash, doors, mouldings,  turned work, eto.  Factory Work . a Specialty    ^  Yard-  Foot of Hendryx street. Nelson  Totephone. w Jo||n Rae, Agent  1 THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON B. C., WEDNESDAY; JUNE 27, 1900  (_\_i __l_: __Hi_��--<__t -<__^���__'0^"SS!'0^' -0s9'00'^'00.00���00.00.0K0.__0.t_0.l00.__0.__0.__0.00.0_f.0_*.^.<j.  ' ,%m__* ^ij..>>>v* ^Er��*i^r�� ^-a^^Sr^ _Wz.^_t^ S****1^ __^^^" __**" ___^* ^____*** _\_\^0' j^^" JBfc**^ j^^-^ ^Bfc**' _��D&' __^_tt0.**^__t^ _f______*0 **______* **W____^ *^_____^ ^__r **^_____0,^0i*'^bl*'9*  Hi  xw  xti  xti  DRINK  ili  i  HEIDSIECK  w  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  __0.A-0.00.__0.00 ,__0   __*.__*   __0   __0   __0   ___4   __0    __w   ___*___,___,___.-___,___,___,___,___,     __. _\'7J  \)>  it/  it)  ii  to  to  to  xti  xti  xti  Xti  Xti  iti  Xii  Xti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  Xii  xti  xti  iti  Xii  xii  iti  BANK OP MONTREAL  CAPITAL, all paid ��� up..... $12,000,000.00  REST    7.000,000.00.  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180 80  .Lord'Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  lion. George A. Drummond . .Vice-President  ���E. S. Clouston .General Managor  NELSON BRANCH  Comer Baker aud Kootonay Streets.  A. U. HUGH AN AN, Manager.  Branches in London (England) Nkw York,  Cii icago, and all, the principal cities in' Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchango and Cable  Transfers.  Grant Commercial and Travelers' Credits,  available in any part of the world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Etc.  Savings Bank Branch  CURRENT RATE OF INTEREST PAID.w  Glass Houses.  Cascade Record.  The Nelson Miner charges Hon..  Joseph Martin with fathering- a  ".somewhat rascally election act de-  _v:isc_d_ancl_passed_while_he_was_at-L  torney-general of that 'province  (Manitoba). The act gave into the  hands of the government entire control of the voters' lists, a control  that enabled a government not too  scrupulous in its methods to doctor  the lists in any manner most favorable to itself." Those who live in  glass houses should not throw,  stones. , The Miner only recently  defended an attempt ,of the Conservatives in Nelson," to disfranchise nearly GOO voters, whicli  course resulted iu failure, and a  good trouncing of its pet candidate  at the polls.  Boulder Creek Mines.  The Outcrop.  P. M. Chadbourn arrived here  from Nelson on Friday's boat. He  -will commence work at once on the  Black Prince group,' which is situated opposite the Delos group on  Boulder creek, and has already  made arrangements with John Me-,  Latchie, P. L. S., to have the group  surveyed. To the Outcrop reporter  lie said that he would put a gang  of men at work in the course of a  few. days sinking a shaft. The  Black Prince is a very promising  property and already has a tunnel  i n about 45 feet, showing a vein  varying from _\\ to three feet in  width. The ore is bornite copper,  (���ommonly spoken of as red copper,  and is said to be the prettiest look-,  ing rock yet discovered in British  Columbia, from whicli assay returns show 15 to 20 per cent copper. Mr. Chadbourn has had several good offers for this property,  but refused them all, as  he   has  THE BANK OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and  Letters of Credit on Skaguay, U. S.,  Atlin, B. C, and Dawson City, N. W. T.  every confidence in the group making a paying mine and will thoroughly develop it. Mr. '.Chadbourn'' is also the fortunate  owner of the'Iron Horse, Elkhorn,  Matterhorn, Head Light and King  Solomon claims, on which he "intends to start work in the near future. There has been very little  work done on these claims, but  there is a. splendid showing. The  ledge being a large one crops out  boldly, showing grey copper and  galena. Good values in gold and  silver have been obtained. A survey will be made at once of these  claims aud applica.tion_made_for_  crown grants. Work would be progressing now, but for the want of a  good trail. However, Mr. Chadbourn has been informed by the  Gold Commissioner that a trail will  be constructed so soon as the first  money is available.  The Referendum in Switzerland.  In Switzerland itself "there has  ���just been a particular interesting  test of the referendum. By a united vote, Avhich only lacked one of  being unanimous, the two chambers  of the Swiss parliament some time  since passed a measure providing  for state insurance. The principle  of the measure was admirable, but  the methods to be employed were  found to be complicated, bureaucratic, illiberal, and unjust. Accordingly, in January last a sufficient number of voters demanded  a referendum of the measure to the  will of all the people. The intervening months, were passed in an  educational campaign, and the  measure has just been rejected by a  vast maj ority. Popular representatives of this majority are now  drafting a new measure, providing  for insurance for soldiers against  accidents and. illness, old .age, and  invalidism.   Inspecting Militia Camps.  The militia camps of this year  will, for the first time in the history  of the country, be inspected by a  Canadian officer, colonel Aylmer.  Speaking on this subject a contemporary very pertinently remarks:  "An officer of many years' experience   with the   Canadian   militia,  Imperial Bank of Ganada  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital Authorized  Capital Paid up  Rest  -$2,500,000  $2,468,603  $1,700,000  D. R. Wilkle, General Manager.  E. Hay, Inspector.  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221: Baker Street  J. M. LAY, Manager.  colonel Aylmer, will be able to understand many vexatious little  things and adverse circumstances  with which our force has to contend. ; Herein lies the great trouble  which we experience with imperial  oflicers; They do not sufficiently  understand us. At least this has  been the case, in the past. Probably late experiences may tend to  remove this. > Another noticeable  incident in connection with the  camps is the fact that the brigadiers have all been officers of our  local forces either now serving or  on-the-reserve-of-ofneers.���������   Big Returns on Delphine Ore.  Canterbury Outcrop.  The returns for the two car loads  of ore recently shipped to the Trail  smelter from the Delphine mine, on  Toby creek, have been received by  Messrs. Kimpton and Hammond, accompanied by a cheque for $2,-  894.45. The smelter give total  assays per ton of $149.02. The Delphine was staked in the year 1898  by Messrs. Stark and Harrison, who  sold a one-third interest to R. A.  Kimpton. The /,,three partners  worked the property to some extent last year and made a shipment  of two cars of ore, which netted  $92 per ton. In April of this year  Stark and Harrison sold their-remaining two-third interests to H.  C. Hammond of Toronto. The  amount realized has not been made  public, ��� but it is generally believed  to be in the neighborhood of $35,000.  DOMINION DAY  AT   THE  There has been very little work  done.ou.the property since the last  sale, but it may reasonably be expected that the encouragement received from this last..shipment will  suffice to make the working of the  miue continuous.  ' Canadian Stocks Stable.  A table compiled by the Financial  Times shows that during the recent  months of depression the Canadian  3 per cents depreciated less in value  .than any other ��� giltedged investment stock on the London' market.  In the period referred to consols  lost 10�� points, while Canadians  dropped only 2;_. Moreover, the  Canadian 2h per cents, which are  not included" in the table, lost only  seven-eighths of a point.'  SMOKE  ROYAL SEAL  AND  KOOTENAY BELLE  CIGARS  UNION MADE  BIG   SCHOONER  Beer or Half-and-half only .-  FRESH   JUJC   C00L  The only good Beer in Nelson  AMERICAN  AND  EUROPEAN  PLANS  MEALS  25  CENTS  ROOMS LIGHTED BY ELECTRICITY  AND HEATED BY STEAM  25 CENTS TO JI    '  E. J. CURRAN, Prop.  Corner Stanley and Silica Streots,  321 to 331 Baker Street, Nelson.  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER STREET. NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  Large comfortable bedrooms and  first-class  dining-room. Sample rooms for commercial mon.  RATES $2 PER DAY  fVJrs. E. 0. Clarke, Prop.  LATE OP THE ROYAL HOTEL, CALGARY  fyadden House  Baker and Ward  Streets, Nelson  The only hotel In Nelson that has remained  under one management since 1890.  The bed-rooms are well furnished and lighted  by electricity.  The bar is always stocked by the best dom s-  tlo and imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprlotor.  NOTICE   OF  MEETING.  Tho Nolson plumbers, gas and' steam fitters  union meets every socond arid fourth Friday ab  the Minors' Union hall at 8 p.m.  ~     B. WEEKS, Secretary pro tern.  Kootenay Cigar Mfg. Co.  NELSON. BRITIBH COLUMBIA  DR. ALEX  FORIN  Office:  Houston Block.  B. G. HOTEL   erie, b. c.  First-class in every respect. Choicest wines,  liquors and cigars. Every comfort for transient  and resident guests.   ,HEAD_QUARTERS.EOR_UNION,MEN.^^  JOSEPH CAMPBELL, Proprietor.  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.  iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiriirririjiiiiiiiiziiriiriiniiiij  JUST   ARRIVED &  A Car Load of  Allen's Apple Cider.  THORPE  &  CO.  iZZXXZXXZZZZZZZZZZZZXXZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZI-ZXZZZZXXZXi:  Kootenay   Coffee   Co.  NELSON, B. C.  Coffee roasters and dealers in Tea and Coffee.  Offer fresh roasted coffee of best quality as  follows:  Java and Arabian Macha, per pound 9   40  Java and Mocha Blond, 3 pounds  1 00  Fine Santos, 4 pounds  1 00  San ton Blond, 5 pounds  1 00  Our Special Blend, 6 pounds  1 00  Our Rio Roast, 6 pounds .  1 00  A tvial order sollolted. Salesroom 2 doors east  of Oddfellows block, Weqt Baker street.  St. JOSEPH'S SCHOOL  NELSON. B. C.  A boarding and day school conducted by-tho  Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. It is situated at  tho corner of Mill and Josephino streots in ono of  the best residential portions of Nelson, and is  easily accessible from all parts of tho city.  Tho course of study includes the fundamental  and higher branches of thorough English --location: Business course���bookkeeping, stenography and typewriting. Science course���music;  vocal and instrumental, drawing, eto. Plain art  and needlework, oto.  For terms and particular, apply to the Sister  Superior.  Alex Stewart  Room 3, Turner & Boech Block.  NELSON.  Mines  Real Estate  Insurance  Loans  $15 per month will rent an 8-roomed house.  FOR   SALE   CHEAP.  $?ii (S50 cash, rest on time) will buy lot on Front  street, block 79.    ���.  S!KM) (one-third cash, rest on time) will buy 3 lots  cornor Mill and Cedar streets'.  $100 ($25 cash, rost on time), will buy lot in Fair-  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, block 13.  $400 ($100. cash) will'buy I lots corner Mill and  Falls streets.  $1000 cash down will buy 2 choice lots on Victoria  street.  Saw cash will'buy cottage and lot on Stanley  street, block No. 13.  $850, part cash, will buy cottage and lot on Robson street, block 23, Addition A.  $1700 ($250 cash, rost easy terms) will buy cottage  and lot on HaU stroet.  A licensed Iiotel, also cottage aud lot at Flyc-  ���milu-Point:   4000 shares Big Horn stock, Simcoe Mining &  Development Company, Ymir, B. C.  MINING STOCKS  BOUGHT AND SOLD  Referendum Treasury Stock  Exchequer, 1000  Big Horn, 5000  Peoria, 5000-500  Richelieu, 1000  WANTED  Itainblcr-Cnrlbbo and Giant  Kor sale���(J-room houso, Huino addition, $850.  14-room houso, cheap; tonus easy; close in.  CALL ON  H. A. Prosser   BROKKR. WARD STREET  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  Charles St. Bar be  Stock at|d Share Broker  Ceneral Agent  RESTAURANT  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT  *  FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES.  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. V. tc A. M.  Meets second Wednesday lo each month.  Sojourning brethren invited.  KNIGHTS OV PYTHIAS- Nolson Lodge, No,  25, Knights of Pythias, meets in I. O. O. V.  Hall, cornor Baker and Kootenay streets, every  Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock, Visiting Knisrhtd  cordially Invito/) to attend. R. O. Joy, K_ of R.  tc 8.   Leonard Scott, C. C. ��  ���\TELSON l_ O. L., No. lKC, meats in I. O. O. F.  ���*-' Hall, corner Baker and Kootenay streets,  1st and 3rd Friday of each month. Visiting  brethern cordially invited. R. Robinson, XV. XL.  W. Crawford. Recording-Secretary.  por. Baker and HaU SU.  jfirst-class table  R. tycR^E, Prop.  N1  XTELSON .<ERIE, Number 22, Fraternal Order  A'    of Eagles, meets every second aud fourth"  Wednesday ineach month  in  Fraternity Hall.  Visiting brethren welcome.   W. Gosnell, Prosl  dent.   Charles Prosser, Soorctary.  TRADES   UNIONS.  "ELSON MINERS' UNION NO. 96, W. F. of  M.���Meets in miners' union rooms, northeast corner Victoria and Kootenay streets, every  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. Visiting members welcome. M. R. Mowatt, President. Jainos  Wilkes, Seoretary.   TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.-Tho regular meetings of the Nelson Trades and Labor  Council will beheld in tho miners' union hull,  corner of Victoria and Kootenay streots, on tho  first and third Thursday of each month, at  7.30 p.m. G. J. Thorpe, Prosident. J. H.Matho-  son, Secretary.   THE regular meetings of the Carpenters' Union  are held on  Wednesday evening of  ciich  week, at 7 o'clock, in the Miners' Union hall "or-  ner Victoria and Kpptenay_8treetJi._R.i_Robin-_  son. President.   James Colling. Secretary.  BARBERS' UNION.���Nelson Union, No. Mi. of  the International Journeymen Barber's Union of America, meets every first and third Holiday of each month in Miner's Union Hall, comer  of Victoria and Kootenay street**, at 8:30 p.m.  sharp. Visiting brothers cordially invited to  attend. J. H. Matheson, President. W. S. Hel-  ville, Secretary.   BRICKLAYERS AND MASON'S' UNION.  The Bricklayers and Masons' International  Union No. 3 of Nelson moots second an-^fou.-lh  Tuesdays in oach month ut Miners' Union hall'  J. W. Etcher, president; Joseph Clark, rccoiding  and corresponding secretary.        LABORERS' UNION'.���Nelson Laborers' Pro-  - toctivo Union. No. 8121, A. V. ot L., meets in  Minors' Union Hall, northeast corner of Victoria  and Kootenay streots, every Monday ovening  at 8 p.m. sharp. Visiting members of the American Federation cordially invited to attend. Juhii  Mullen, President. Percy Slmckelton. Socrexiry.  ELSON  PA I NTKRS' UNIO.V-Tho  regular  meeting of tho   Painters'   Union  is  held  the first and third Fridays in each month al Miners' Union hall at 7:30 sharp.  T. O. Skatbo. President.  Will J. Hatch, SocreUry.  E  ARCHITECTS.  WART  &   CARRIE-ArohiUjcts.    Rooms 7  and 8 Aberdeen block, Bakor street, Nelson.  ENGINEERS.  OHARLE8 PARKER-Mining and milling engineer.   West Baker streot. Nelson.  NOTICE.  A special meeting of tho Bricklayers' and  Masons' Union, No. 8, will be held in tho Miners'  Union Hall on Monday, Juno 25, at 8 o'clock  p.m. Business of importance, and all members  aro requested to bo present.!  JOE CLARK. J. W. ETCHER.  Roo. and Cor. Sec. President.  Lethbridge Gait Goal  Tho best value for the money In the market  for all purposes.  tkkmb cash     W. P. Tikrnet. General Agent  Telephone 147.    Office with C. D. J. Christie.  COSTELLO'S EXPRESS  AND TRANSFER  Baggage and express moved to any part of tho  city.   Special attention given to heavy teaming.  Office corner Victoria and Ward streots. Telephone 192. W. A. COSTELLO, Managor.  v$ht_______4*,..'~*v*?t*j*i*^��a^ *r_xv__w ��_-_iCltiz_. J-utAriii-i t'_.i*r  THE TRIBUNE: NELSON, B. C., WEDNESDAY JUNE 27 1900  b  Rubber Gloves  FOH WOME.M AND MEN  The proper thing for spring house-  cleaning ancl gardening  Furniture Polish  To make your Furniture look as good  as new, try our  "FRENCH FURNITURE POLISH."  W. F. Teetzel & Co.  Victoria Block, Corner Baker and Josephine Streets  DRUGS AND ASSAYERS' SUPPLIES  . f_t-__i-__^___\i__:��t____:'______:___:___:___i 'J��____i_ZZ-J_l--_-_?_-___:'______:l_____Si-__s ,  ft   ��� f___0   0____* 0___W ^___+* ���____*���   t___\0 ^BkjjV 4____T ^___mr ^JJJJJJJV ^__t_r ^k___* TQi  **>___* *^^_ki <<��� >*JJJIjii^ _*__-__ aMB 0^_^_t *^___* 0^^_W ���^^kw *9__? *   I  tlrZ;^-^r--~_-^.-s��r-*--^r-<s^-^:-s_7-*sr.        ��� _��> ���__<�����_< ���_*>?__}-^mf,**^-,--,,*-^-,-.-^  ffl  iti  iti  to  iti  to  ii  to  to  ii  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  -to  iti  to  to  to  to  to  to  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  to  ffl  to  WaysThatltPays"  xti  ffl  ffl  ffl  iti  iti  to  iti  to  to  to  to  to  In going" direct to the ���manufacturers to select and  buy all the latest and up-to-date goods. Protecting  my customers and saving them 30 per cent on every  dollar. I .invite������you, all to come aud inspect my  goods, and/ am confident you will be satisfied, with  quality and price. Ladies'and gentlemen's jewelry in W  .different patterns, set with precious stones. i-       W-  :.-'" ���   "'.:  :;���;   ' :   ;  ���:- to  to  to  to  iti  to  Bicycles   -JJ  Watches  Brooches  Earrings  Bracelets  Scarf Pins  Cuff Links, etc.  Belts     Austrian Art* Ware  Buckles Brass Goods  Garters Machines  Purses Pianos  Blouse Sets  Girdles  Field Glasses  xti  Meriden Britannia Silver Plate and Rogers "1847"   JJ*  Flat Ware. Jj*  Our   watchmaking   and   jewelry   departments   have   no     w  equal.    Give us a trial.    All work guaranteed. \|/  ______ to    xti  *__'  Jacob Dover, Jeweler!  Baker   Street,   IVelson.  xti  to  '^P_-_-__-_-^-'^-\_\-^,^-_j_-^       .      _t''_^-_X"_X-'m"_X''_\'_t"_u'__\''m'ft-*^'  0m*b-_9?2-_w'-_9'-_9--*-f-*'?9"**"** C.-C.<5-C:.'��:-*5-��'C-^-'8r'��S-'Sk*  WE RECOGNIZE THE FACT  ��� That in catering to the people of Nelson  and district in the lines of  Teas and Coffee  We must have an article first-class in every respect. We have given these lines our undivided  attention, asaicsultof which wo have succeeded in securing an article in both"lines, wliich for  quality.Jlavor and excellence havo no equal. We defy comparison, they cannot be surpassed and  cannot I)'duplicated. After a trial you will have no other. For good goods ut reasonable figures  try us.   QUALITY FIKS'J', LAST AND ALWAYS.   Yours for business.  The Western Mercantile Company, Limited  BAKER ST.  GROCERS  NELSON  Just Received...  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.  /.  We Have the Strawberries, Sugar,  and Fruit Jars.  P. O. BOX 176.  HOUSTON BLOCK.  Telephone 1C1.  - Car Load of Lake of the Woods  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  Rolled   J3   &   K  The Best that Money can Buy.      Take no Other.  Manufactured by tho Brackman-Ker Milling Co., Ltd.  Victoria Vancouver. Westminster, Edmonton, Rossland. Nelson.  Oats  ILLUIV1INATI0NS  FOR  DOMINION DAY*  JUST ARRIVED  IN NELSON  JR. P. RITHET & CO., Ltd.      a. b. gray,  Colored Lamps  In  Red, Blue, Amber  and Green.  Kootenay Electric Snpply &  fin~~t-��,,nl'.nn    Pn JOSEPHINE  borjstruction bo. street, nelson  CITY LOCAL NEWS  Superintendent Troup and trainmaster Hamilton of tho C. 1\ R.  went over to Robson yesterday to  look into the ciuattcr of tlio high  water in the Columbia. The last  report from Revelstoke was to the  effect that the river was rising two  inches there every hour. The level  is now near the danger poiut at  Robson.and tha situation may become serious within the next few  days.  The CanadaJBook & Drug Company has the distinction of being  the first business house to decorate  foi'ctbe demonstration. Yesterday  afternoon their* awnings were  ornamented with great Union Jacks.  William B. Hudson, late foreman  afc the Athabasca mine, left yesterday for Republic. Mr. Hudson is  taking up his residence permanently  across the border much to the regret of Nelson friends, a party of  whom saw him off at the traiu yesterday.  The C. P. R. steamers' logs report  an unusually heavy blow on the  lake during Monday night. The  storm was the heaviest experience  for five or six years.  A hitch has arisen over the  dancing pavilion at Lakeside park.  TJie local government officials have  concluded that the enterprise comes  under the heading of dancehouses  and is therefore liable for a $100  license fee. Professor Werner objects to the classification and to the  license, and the matter is still open.  The city engineer, has found by  measurements that the trolley wires  of the tramway company are" not  more than sixteen feet above the  surface. Parties who intend taking  part in the trades procession during  the Dominion Day celebration  should make a note of this, and see  that their floats are not more than  fifteen feefc high.  The Municipal band and the demonstration, committee are nofc  pulling well together and it is extremely probable that the band  will nofc play during the celebration. The committee appropriated  $100 to pay the baud for playing  two days, but the musicians refused to parade under $150. Lasfc  year the band received $175 and  the bandsmen object to such a  radical reduction in their remuneration.  John Boyd, an employee of the  Columbia Lumber Company at Nakusp, was brought to the general  hospital yesterday suffering from a  badly smashed hand, fche result of  an accident while coupling cars.  The injured hand was dressed, and  will be saved with the exception of  one finger which was so badly  mangled as to render amputation  necessary.  '���/ The officer commanding the Nelson rifle company has received a  communication from the district  T5fficWs=^t1ftih^^tliair==tlie Rocky-  Mountain Rangers would be inspected within the next few weeks  and asking when the company will  be ready for the ordeal. An effort  will be made to have the inspection  postponed until the fall as a number of the members of the Nelson  and other companies are engaged  in occupations which take them oufc  of town during the slimmer months.  The conveyance of the streets required from the city by the C. P. ft.  for the enlargement of their depot  facilities was completed yesterday  when mayor Houston affixed his  official signature to the legal documents. The city receives a 40-acre  plot lor park purposes and a seven-  year lease of the recreation grounds.  The members of the football club  will meet tonight in the Waverley  hotel at ') o'clock to make final arrangements for the forthcoming  match with Kaslo.  All deeds and leases between the  city and the Canadian Pacific Railway Company have been signed  and delivered, and the work that is  to make Nelson the main divisional  point on the Canadian Pacific's system in British Columbia is to be  commenced at once.  Captain Blancliard, late adjutant  of the Fifth regiment, Victoria,  who died of his wounds in South  South Africa, was a brother of Mrs.  White, wife, of Rev. G. J. C. White,  M. A., pastor of the Nelson Baptist  church. When the first Canadian  contingent left for the front Rev.  and Mrs. White went to Quebec to  bid farewell to their brother. The  news of captain Blanchard's death-  comes as a terrible blow, and the  sympathy of citizens generally will  be extended to them in their sad  bereavement. The deceased officer  was a popular and capable soldier.  A mechanic's Hen was filed yesterday by B. F. Nesbitt against the  Sophie mineral claim, owned by the  Simcoe Mining & Development  Company. The. claim is for wages  amounting to $482.  J. B. McGhie. has received the  contract for the erection of a $1300  residence for engineer R. Peebles  on Baker street near the corner of  Railway streefc.     .'  A Slocan Junction man will be  arraigned in the provincial police  court today for selling venison out  of season.  Within the next two or three  days the C. P. R. engineering department will commence the work  of diverting " Cottonwood creek.  This will be done by digging a  trench 'below the bluff which  bounds the flats and turning the  creek into the new channel. About  30 men will be 'employed oh the*  work. ���-   :'   "'    ���'���  . Train'. Service . Changed. -  The extreme high water" in "the  Columbia river has washed away  part of the track between- Arrowhead and Revelstoke,'aud 'this cannot be repaired for. about a fortnight. In the meantime the steamers will run right up to Revelstoke,  wliich. entails changes in the local  service in order to make connections with the main line; Beginning with today the steamers will  leave Robsou at 10 p. m., instead of  9 a. m., and the trains will double  back from Rossland arid Nelson at  8 p. m. to connect wifch the steamers. This means an~additional service between Rossland and Nelson.  Otherwise the Kootenay service  will not be effected.  Chinese Bill Bead a Third Time,  Ottawa, June 20.���[Special to The  Tribune.]���The   Chinese   bill    was  read a third time without debate  today. ' ��� -���;���'���-;>*,"   .: -  Offer Nomination to Mclnnes.  Victoria, June 26.���[Special to  ThVTribuhaj^A few over zealous  supporters of the Mclnnes-Martin  ring in Victoria, met this evening  and decided to offer the ex-lieutenant governor the nomination in  Victoria in opposition to the Hon.  J.H.Turner. Ifc is not likely that  he will accept, as ifc is taken for  granted he will be the candidate  w  ffl    ,  DOMINION DAY UNION PARADE.  ffl  CARLOAD  CANADIAN WHISKIES  Including bulk and case Seagram, 2,  and 7 year old.  Cnsos*-Club rye. flasks  m  %  All members of the Miners, Laborers, Carpenters and Joiners, Cigarmakers, Barbers, Paiuters, Tailors, Brotherhood of  Railroad Trainmen. Bricklayers and Masons, Plumbers and  Gasfitters, Railway Bridgemen, Cooks and Waiters, Watchmakers and Jewelers and Typographical Unions and all visiting  union men in Nelson and vicinity are urgently requested to  assemble at Miners' Union Hall, corner of Victoria and Kootenay streets on Monday morning, July 2nd at 10 o'clock a.m.  sharp for the purpose of taking part in the Dominion Day  Celebration Trades Procession. All unions are requested to  provide themselves wifch banners, badges and appropriate  .mottoes. A special and cordial invitation is hereby extended  to all workingmen in sympathy with the principles of organized  labor not now members of any union to be wifch us on that occasion and assist in making the parade a success.  By order of the Nelson Trades aud Labor Assembly.  The committee in charge are: .        ':-.'_-..���_  J. G. Thorpe.  ���'���.������������        J. H. Matheson.  ' ' Joseph Clauk.  James Wilks.  W. B. Pollard.  T. O. Skatbo  Wm. Lynch.  J. Fleming.  R. Robinson.  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  m  ���*=w'"  ^    fc  .'f_.'  ESTABLISHED 1892  /  H.   BYERS   &   CO.  HARDWARE  ESTABLISHED J892  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, Ralls  Black and Galvanized Sheet Iron  Soft Steel Plates  1-8, 3-16 and 1-4 x 72, 96 and 120  Agents���Truax Oro Cars, Giant Powdor, and Metropolitan l-'uso, elc.  H. BYERS & CO.  NKLSON  KASLO  SANDON  for the seat in the Dominion house  vacated by his sou. Dates for the  bye-elections were decided on today. The nominations take place  July oth, and the elections as follows : South Nanaimo and . Dewd-  ney, July 10th, East Kootenay July  11th and Lillooet July 12ch.  Chinese Very Active.  ��� London, June 25.���The admiralty  lias received the following dispatch  from fear-admiral Bruce, dated  Taku, via Chefoo, June 24th: The  total force which left Tientsin with  the commander-in-chief for Pekin  was about 2000, composed of detachments from the allied ships.  No action could possibly be taken  to relieve the commander-in-  chief, because it ��� was only  known that he was . cut off  by Tien Tsin being.invested. Tien  Tsiri has been fighting for its life  ever since. It was on receipt of that  information that the Chinese army  had ordered trains for attacking  Tien Tsin, and that they Avere ravaging Tonku and reinforcing Taku,  as well as mining the mouth of the  Pei ho, that ifc was promptly determined to seize Taku. Siuce then  every effort has been made to relieve Tien Tsin. I have commandeered a small coasting steamer for  taking troops and sick and wounded'across the bay to Wei Hai Wei,  where I intend making a temporary  base hospital for refugees.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Good opportunity for lady to take  overpaying dining room in Queens Hotel, from  1st of July.   Apply Geo. Munroe, Creston, B.C.  Wanted ��� A thoroughly competent mine foreman. One who has had a long  experience in copper ore mining, raising and  general development. Must sbow best of references as to ability and character from two last  appointments. Apply Copper, care Tribune  Ortice. '  To Let���neat cottage, four rooms,  farden,    cheap,    partly    furnished.     Enquire  'ribune. ,,  Wanted���by  a "young ; lady,   a  position as stenographer and typewriter. Good  experience. Apply Stenographer; postoffice box  K, Nelson. ���  -  ��� Wanted���for sawmill and factory  a shingle jointer, lath mail and factory machine  hand. Also a good turner."' Apply to G. 0. Buchanan, Nelson or Kaslo.- .   .  Five-room house and lot for sale.  Price $150. Apply to Nelson Bazaar, Tremont  block.  For sale���Stock and   fixtures of  the Nelson Bazaar amounting to about four  hundred dollars.  Furnished rooms   to let���Apply  Carney blook,,one door east of Oddfellow's hall.  Hack   calls  left at . the   Pacific  Transfer barn on Vernon street.. Telephone  call 33.  For Rent���Dwelling on Carbonate  street, next to ex-mayor Noclands." possession  July 1st; rent ��25.   Enquire Mrs. ltobinson.  BROWN  BUSINESS  Can only be carried on successfully by catering to the  needs of the people.  We are endeavoring to meet  the demand for up-to-date  goods of the best quality.  BROWN  JEWELER  178 Baker Streot Nelson, B. C.  NOTICE.  To whom it may* concern: -.A certain power of  attorney executed by me to L; P." -Wolfe, of Nelson, British Columbia, and-empowering L. P.  Wolfe to dispose of any holdings, real estate or  otherwise, which I possess in tho Province of  British Columbia, is .hereby re\ oked. I give  warning to all concerned not to buy, lease, or  otherwi-e acquira certain rights I have in the  leasehold of Uio Fourth of July and Storm Cloud  m nes, situated in Hie Ainsworth Mining Division, British Columbia. This warning iscxtend-  ed to all smelters buying oro from said mines.  Portland, Oregon. U. S. A., June 20th, 1900.  OTTO M. ROSENDALE.  Mining Engineer.  '  To   Mine  Managers and  Ore  Shippers.  W. Pellew Harvey, F. C. S., assayer in charge  of tho provincial government assay ofllce, will  act as shippers' representative at any Coast  smelter, to reeoivo, weigh, sample and check  pulps and to generally look after the interests of  tho miners. Terms made on the basis of tonnage  handled. Apply for particulars to him at I  Vancouver. H. C. J  Refrigerators  Prices from $10 to $30  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  _-<��2Z-��;&��_-Zm:&��z��;&��L&__: '^'^'__"m-''Z_"S''_2''i_.'__''__''^'>  ,_T<~*����*.���** ��������*�������������>5"��',S"^"t. ���__>���__'���-9-_9-0_'.7ll-_Si-^-_9._9-imi^9.^  \l_\ "*_\\  it?  to  to  to  185 Baker Street. Telephone 10.  KIRKPATRICK  & WILSON.  xti  to  to  to  to  to  to  ffl  ffl  xti    xti  ���t,   , ffl  We have removed our place of business   ffl  for the next few months to the old Burns   ffl  shop, next to the Nelson Hotel, where we. W  ffl   hope to see all our old customers and many   to  to   new ones.   Give us a call. ffl  ffl ffl  ffl   *  ffl KIRKPATRICK & WILSON ffl  ffl ffl  *__* 'k*  to   Telephone 10 185 Baker Street   to  '���^!_f'__-__f:m-''m_'__'':_-'__i'__'':S':_-__' ��_\___\___\___\C_l___\___\___\___\___\___\_tLf0r'  ���j��'*:5,*''5:?,^:?v5,^'<*:i5 ^. ^ BT- <?��� *?��� ^- ^- <? ��� ^. ^ 5P 5S*  HATS! HATS!  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 Painting  Streamers  Banners  Signs and  Mottoes  t:  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 iny *  determining what you want.   Give us plenty oi time by placing orders at oncev ,  F. J. BRADLEY & CO.  Corner Josephine and Victoria Streets.  Nelson, British ColumVis*.  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Victoria and Kootenay Streets.  P. O. Box SS9. TKLKPHONR KO. 05  J. E. ANNABLE  GENERAL  BROKER  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that I intend to apply at  the first meeting of the board of HccnRe commissioners for tho city of Nelson held thirty days  after tho date hereof, for leave to transfer tho  license now hold by me for an hotel known as  the N'olson House, ���ituate on lot 10 block 1, to A.  H. Clements and Kobert Roisterer.     ���__,__  S. WHITE.  Dated this 2nd day of June, 1900.  NOTICE OF MEETING OF STOCKHOLDERS.  Notice is hereby given that upon the 23rd day  of July. A. D., 19011. at 10 o'clock a. m. at- the company's office in Nelson, B. C. there will be held a  meeting of the stockholders of tho Goldendale  Mining Company, a corporation, for tho purpose  ot considering a proposition to sell the Golden-  dale and Young Dominion mineral claims (crown  granted), situate about four miles south of Nelson,  J'ritisli Columbia in West Kootenay Mining District, British Columbia, to pay tho outstanding  indebtodnoss of said company.. r_ , ^���r  GOLDENDALE MINING COMPANY,  By K. D. Ide, Secretary.  Dated this 11th day of June. A. D. 1900.  Three dwelling houses for sale on easy terms.  One lot  on   Stanley  street, opposite Royal  hotel, for sale at a bargain.  One seven-roomed house and one three-room  house for rent.  ��� See ANNABLE  Notice of Application for a  Certificate of Improvements.  Broken Hu.r. Mineral-Claim, situate ik the  ainsworth Mining Division^ 'oi>* West'  Kootenay District, and located about'  two miles southwest ov ainsworth, adJOINING the Arkansas, United and Union  Mineral Claims.  Take notice that I, It. E. Young, (acting as  agent for E. J.Roberts, free miner's certificate-  special No. 081, and   Anna   C.  Buckley,   freo  miner's certificate No. B. 11397) free minor's cer  tiflcato No. B. 13,110, intend, sixty days from the-  date horeof, to apply to the mining recorder for'  a certificate of improvements, for the purpose o  obtaining a crown grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under sec;  tion 37, must be commenced before the issuance'  of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 21th day of April, A. D.. 1900.  R. E. YOUNG. P.L.S.

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