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 ^^^^^^^^^^s^^^^^^^^a^^^^K^^^^^y^^^^  MJgt^jjJ  ���___**_____+_____*__��___>  *~&r**M-_P*Z3  .     rf> . .     *2-��S"l  l*1  ���i*  j i  DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR :  EIGHTH YEAR  NELSON":  THURSDAY^ MORNING JULY 19 J 900  PRICE FIVE CENTS  NO HARMONY AMONG ALLIES  /  .i  '\  IC  h  if  h  Situation in China.  London, July 19.���4 a.m.���While  evidence accumulates daily that  China has long been preparing a  formidable military organization in  ' anticipation of the present conflict,  and that the area of rebellion is  continually extending, that harmony among the allies which is  necessary to meet such a grave  situation, is still deplorably lacking.  The Russians have refused admiral  Seymour's request to hand over the  restored -Taku-Tien-Tsin raihvay to  the English company, and ii; is  rumored   that, Germany purposes  taking a serious independent step,  namely to patrol the Yang Tse  Kiang with German men of war.  Such a step would be greatly resented in England. Still more  alarming news has been conveyed  to the Daily Express from Tokio to  the effect that the apparent reluctance of Germany and Russia to  consent to a Japanese commander  for the army corps has led the Japanese government to delay the forwarding of the division already  mobilized.  The Standard, in an alarmist editorial, says: "It is useless any  longer to hide from ourselves the  fact"-that China has declared war  on civilization and has plunged into  the conflict with rabid frenzy. It  is equally futile to discuss whether  the hostilities are being waged by  ��� the Chinese government, inasmuch  as it is evident that an administra-  ������    r tion   of   some   kind exists and is  directing   the   anti-foreign   movement..   Unless uumistakeable evidence exculpating the Pekin government ���is promptly forthcoming,  the powers should treat China as a  .belligerent, state     and' act- accordingly.". ���    . r       -       .     ��� " '~  ', A   similar   line   ot ��� comment   is  -   ' taken by the other morning papers.  _     _   All applaud the course of count  /     von'-Buelow, the" German foreign'  W/'v - secretary,-in stopping cipher tele-  /���V gi'amsi,frqm1the_Chinese -legation-in  Berlin;'1'arid * all" li'rge ^the- other  ��� powers .to   follow Germany's..example. -  '  The Russian general staff denies  the report that the Chinese" have  captured Blagovetchensk, capital of  '       the province of Amur, and it is  '      reported from Irukutsk  that the  Russians have taken Aigun.  1�� A   special despatch   from Tien-  Tsin   distributes   the   number    of  those killed at the capture of the  .      native city city as follows : Russians 100. Japanese  57,. British 40,  and Americans 37.    The correspon-  ,   dent who sends  this asserts   that  thousands of Chinese, were killed,  f      and'that fighting was still going on  when   his despatch   was sent,   in  various parts of Tien.Tsin.     --.       ���  ' ;,,,    With   reference   to the rumors  i      that'Europeans were seen working  the Japanese guns at Tien-Tsin, the  Standard Iparns that eight Russian  ^-���^���military-instructors forciblydetain--  ' 3d by the Chinese were compelled  '-   to work the guns. One escaped and  reached the Russian lines with his  hands bound.  A special correspondent of the  1 Daily Express at Tien-Tsin contrasts the "splendid work and perfect equipment of the Tapanese  wifch the inadequate supplies of the  British. German and American contingents, which are terribly lacking  jn the most obvious necessities."  The first Boxer proclamation has  made its appearance in Shanghai.  It declares that Kwan, the war god,  desires the blood"'of foreigners. ���,  The governors of the provinces of.  Hu Nan, Pu Pi and Honan have now  openly joined prince Tuan and are  marching; overland with tlieir  armies to:Pekiu.V  _. A German relief column, sent into  "the interior of the province of  Shang Tung to endeavor to rescue  a partyof,30 missionaries, German,  American and English, has returned  without haying obtained any tid-.  iugs of their whereabouts^ and it is  feared that all have been slain.  A special commission is sitting in  St. Petersburg daily to arrange for  the dispatch of troops to the far  east. It is announced from Shang-  Hai that general Nieh has been  killed, but there is no confirmation  of the rumor from Tien-Tsin.    ,  ' The consuls at Shang-Hai have  agreed to regard the viceroy of  Nan Kin as the chief authority,; so  far as the collection of revenue is  concerned. When the viceroy was  informed of this attitude he appointed Mr. Taylor, statistical  secretary of customs, to be inspector of customs ad interim in succession to sir Robert Hart,     -  -7��  <n  -m  ��*��  t��  i��  i��  i��  m  4*.  m  <n  m  <p  i��  m  m  *  m  m  *  m  m  *��  m  *��  m  *  m  i��  m  + ���  ��n  ft  ��r��  f��  i��  i��  *  <_K  f��  m  <n  f��  m  <n  i��  <r��  m  i��  *  <����  <n  .<n  m  <n  *\  *  <n  m  f  <n  <n  m  m  Voted for Peace and Prosperity.  Yesterday the ratepayers of this town declared by their votes that Nelson shall be kept in the front rank of peaceful and progressive  towns in Western Canada.  By peace, we mean that the people of Nelson have served notice on the corporations that have been endeavoring to, discredit municipal ownership of public utilities, that they must keep their hands off; that the people of Nelson are fully able and willing to manage-their own  affairs^ without outside interference. , '-*''"' (��� h y  By prosperity,* we mean that Nelson will keep right along making improvements, in the way of public works, that will,show strangers  we have faith in the country that is behind our town. f , .       - <  r   . .  that  The vote was significant, because it showed most conclusively that the ratepayers have confidence in the men who are managing their  * i ^_ ,  civic affairs.  m  -  $  *  m  m  m  m  m  m  m  ���m  m  #>  m  m  ���t  m  - *  ���V  m  m  m-  m  m  m  m  m  ��  ���5,  -5'  :��  Ll HUNG CHANG'S MESSAGE  f. *"������ *i  Sensible Advice.  London,  July  18.���A   dispatch;;^* P  from Canton, received here today,'lyfM  gives some additional facta relative'^!  to the memorial to the throne which;  theforeignf7#|  The vote, in detail, was as follows  Bast Ward.  Waterworks Extension - Loan- By-Law, No. 68,    -  '"..  - ($15,000)  Electric Light  Extension   Loan.By-Law, No. 69,  ($15,000),  Sewer Extension Loan By-Law, No. 70,    -   -   -  ($20,000)  Street Improvement Loan By-Law,  No. 71,    -   -  v   ,     _      - ',($20,000) ���  Road-Making Plant Loan By-Law, No.  72     -    -  ($6,060)  FOR  183'  I50  186  173  I76  AGAINST  24  57  22  34  3i  West Ward.  *"'  S"A  Waterworks Extension Loan By-Law, No.. 68,    *>  -   ''*. -;1     ���    i  'W. �����      ..,,.������  >:',($JS,OO0)'  Electric Light  Extension   Loan By-Law,, No,,69,  ; *' .       A       ($15,000)  /Sewer Extension Loan   By-Law, .No. 70' *-   -   -  X '< " ($20,000)  Street Improvement Loan By-Law,  No. 71,    -   -  ���*-.,. ($20,000)  Road-Making Plant Loan By-Law, No. 72,    -   -  ($6,000)  FOR_  93  AGAINST  .33  78  9i  83  82  48  35  43  44>  Li Hung Chang told  ��� t  consuls'he, as "doyen'of the^yice;5j||  roys,  had induced  all  the 'otherX^f  viceroys, except two, tor framed aa^M  reported in the'Daily Telegraph's^^  dispatch of July 16th. The memorial!f|  insisted upon the necessity' of JLvjo'^  points as follows:;;, u        iuifv^f^1  ' FirstAProtection of foreignersiiSj^  the /empire, whether  war'1 breaks^^l  out or not, in/order, to preservef-s&s  China's prestige as a civilized state^fp  ' Second���The rescue _ of /foreign^.1  ministers still living, as negotiations^^  ,would. then- be possiblefand'th$J||-|  governments of those saved--.migh't'i|j#  use their influence in favor of ChinaMw.  ,'   Third���A letter of apology tpJik&Wt  German emperor for the murder'; of ^g  Ithe baron von Kettler as ^well"as^afej&  'proposal for the mediation Tpf{;thefeM  [other powers, and*' a written"assur^pM  ance of-China's good? intentibnsVlio^p'  be given to the United-State��;andtf@  j?ranee., -_ .,-. ,r ,.i;. ^_._,_i^.-��:-*��� ^!f.^*-afe|  1 Fourth���Full cnm-nfinsation'fnr kUi'MJ  1 Fourth-^-Full compensation for a'll'^  ,liv^s andipropertyof jforeigners.'f-tj\7__M  -���. FiM���Orders tb'be given'to'the;%|  military and civil1 authorities of Chi^|r  'Li to punish robbers ' and"inafaud-S^  ing troops!'/" 7U; -.,;,/. *;.>f *$ip��l  Li Hung Chang added,;in his; in-|S|  terview with the, foreign", c6asulaf&  ,,'rc.r 'n -1,,  '<>  Recapitulation.  Total  1    "M "  Total  Total  Total  Total  xt%  for  the. Waterworks ^By-Lawsy,  against '  - ��-i,��' .-���->:  ��<*'}* -  a ���  '- -.���xi--*  Ut  for  the  against  for   the  against  for   the  against  for   the  against  Majority for  Electric-   Light '/By-Law,    .-  (<  Sewer  Street  By  n  ���Law  ����  Majority for  Majority for  1  Improvement   By-Law  <(  n  ^; Majority for  Road-Making  Plant   By-Law  <<  n  n  276   V  .  57,  219  228  105  123  277  57  . 220  256  77  179  258  75  Majority for  183  ���'^U.'l^i^;^'  ���-���m  '*,  -m  m  m  < -  +  *  m  m  ~m  m  m  m  m  m  +  m  m  'Great  Britain* and " France^. hatiSJfl  .promised/to recognize his^good-willl^l  -as far' as possible,'and .he, exp^ected^Sf  a  similar "attitude by>-the btherMil  .powers.  .���*.~^_\t-?__$m  CHINESE ACTIVE IN AMUR  ht  ,���_-.-*C<-,r  --W-  &$0M__lh  Bussian" Preparations. ^;?ISS|#  :m  i*''fti  ***t*****t*******************t********.t***t*******6**^  OPENING OF THE NEW HOUSE  Speech from the Throne.  Victoria, July 18. (Special to The  Tribune.)���The opening of tho provincial   legislature  by lieutenant-  governor Joly is fixed for tomorrow  at 8-p.; m.   A great many preparations were going on today 'to... make  : the. occasion- as impressive r as possible.    The guard of honor, besides  the  -usual''.; army  and  and   navy  . officers/   will \ likely  include   the  officers of the Chilian man-of-war,  Generale Baquedano, now in port..  ;:J. P. Booth, speaker under the  former    Turner   government.' will  probably be chosen again tomorrow.   The government would like  to' make the   session   as short as  possible, merely passing the estimates and a few indispensible bills,  but.it is not likely that with such:a  quartette of fighters as,Joe Martini  Browh.of Westminster (lately commissioner of lands and works) W.  W. B..Mclnnes and Smith Curtis,  that the governnjent will find their  position a bed of roses.' It is likely  to be^a sharp fight froni the first  and lively times are'anticipated.  It is intended to call another session, as usual in the new year, the  present session being to straighten  out the tangled ends of the late  crisis, and to secure a vote of  enough funds to run the country,  as appropriations ceased on June  30th, the end of the fiscal year.  The speech from the throne will  not be very voluminous or promise  much legislation. A promise of  some steps toward getting the  Dominion to take some action in  regard to the demands for greater  restriction of Japanese immigration  ;may be looked for. "  'A vigorous .policy in road building'will be promised. It is understood that with it a desire' to in-'  crease the revenue by a tonnage  tax on the output of the coal will  be promised.    ��� .  No More Quotations.  Chicago, July 18.���-Both the  Postal and Western Union telegraph companies have decided to  abandon their board of trade quotations after July 31. The decision  to abolish the service is the result  of a failure to arrive at an agreement with the board of directors  regarding the terms, which the  telegraph companies considered  unjust, and as to - the restrictions  the board of trade desired the telegraph companies to exercise in their  service of the quotations outside of  Chicago, in spite of sundry decisions  of the courts. The telegraph companies say the quotation service is  the life of the board of trade and  predict much trouble if it is discontinued. The. directors of the  board say, however, that the. companies' action provides a solution of  the bucket shop problem. .  BIG BATTLE AT TIEN-TSIN  Legations Well Provisioned.  Tien-Tsin, Friday July 13th, 7 p.  m., via Che-Foo, July 16th, and  Shang-Hai, July 18th.���The battle,  !which was begun* with the attack'  by 7000 of the 3 allied ^forces upon  ! the .walls of'the-natiye, city' at two  o'clock this afternoon' continued all.  day, two battalions of the ninth  infantry participating. It . is  reported that 315 of this command  were killed or wounded, including  ten or fifteen oflicers.   .  Colonol B. H. Liscum was killed  and majors Jesse M. Lee and, James  B/egan. captain Charles R. Noyes,  Andrew Brewster and Edwin Book-  miller and first lieutenants William  K. Taylor. Louis B. Laughton, Harold Hammond and Ira C. Wallibn  were wounded.    Among the United  States marines the casualties numbered   forty.      Captain Austin. R.  Davis was killed . and captain Wm.  S. Lemley and firsrt lieutenant Henry  jLeonard and rSmedley  D. , Butler  ���-were wounded;   The American cpn-  itingent suffering for want of water  ?and food, besides   being short  of  ammunition, they -were ordered by  general Dorward   to   retire under  cover of darkness.  The Russians were outside the  east wall, while the Japanese,  British and French,were: close to  the west wall with the Chinese trying to flank them. The walls were  sadly battered by shells. The attack will be renewed in the morning. The total losses of the allied  forces are estimated at 300.  A messenger has arrived here  who left Pekin on July first. The  foreigners at that time were all in  the British legation. The Chinese  troops were beginning to bombard  the legations from the streets. The  legations had been-under rifle fire  for a week previously, and in that  time four foreigners had been  killed arid thirteen wounded. The  marines had unsuccessfully attempted to capture a gun on a wall  commanding the legations. The  foreigners were supplied with an  abundance of provisions.  Paper Box Makers to Fight Trust.  Niagara Falls, New York, June  18.���The association of paper box  makers met in annual convention  here today. This is the first joint  meeting of the various associations  throughout the country. One of  the objects of the association is to.  fight the trust which controls the  manufacture of wheat straw, and  pasteboard, which is < principally  used in their business. Many manufacturers are already buying the  raw material themselves aud manufacturing from the pulp. Plans for  the erection of a central factory  for the benefit of the entire trade  are being discussed.  RUSSIA PLAYS A LONE HANO  The Foreym Contingent*.  Berlin, -July 18.���The Berliner  Tageblatt's correspondent at St.  Petersburg declares that it cannot  be doubted that Russia is preparing  for a separate campaign against  Pekin from the north by land. He  adds that Russia does not .believe  the allied campaign from Tien-Tsin  will be successful or in time.  In reply to questions put by "the  Associated Press correspondent today, a leading foreign office official  said:   ;    .,  ������'," There has been no agreement  between the powers regarding the  size of the forces to be sent to  China1- Each power is sending the  number that she can spare. There  has been no exchange of -notes on  the subject, but a tacit understanding seems to prevail that each  power will send a contingent adequately corresponding with her real  interest in China, commercial or  territorial."  ,>,,.  "     Wolmarans Arrested.  - Pretoria, July 18.���J. M. A.  Wolmarans, of the Transvaal  executive council, has been arrested  at his house within tbe British  lines near Hatherly. British gold  worth ��6000 and a quantity of arms  were found concealed in the house.  Russian '-general*'-staff/'! Irom^tfie^,^  L4mur?TdistrictS'i?8howingl.thatithe:S^  ,*'    **        He**      ������   /    '    -lit'.'        e       >*  *     -"  ��� '*''      *    *ta^r  Chinese 'have maae"? serious' 1 prepar1'7-" ,"f I  , ations there* andj are" now> concentrated   on the   railway, line'/from  Aigun to Saglien.    /They are^well  ,supplied with artillery and* have^ avjs  'large quantity of munitions/ ,, -. *i'sMi_  'The Russian general Gribovosky,*!-"��:-?  after" reconnoitering   the, district,';!^?!  returned to   Blagovetchensk,' the  capital of the province of Amur, on  Monday.  Other official reports confirm the  serious news of the stoppage "of  work oh the ��� Manchurian railway  owing- to -the Chinese attacks,  especially at Charbin. where an  attack by ��00 Chinese was repulsed  on July Oth. Charbin is in a critical  state being cut off from the west,  south and north. , * ..  Russian troops haye_been.sent  fronrvarious points to protect the  railway. ' The Chinese, however,  are still working on the eastern  section   of. the  line, which'   gives  cvl  v,'l  may  hope that eneagetic measures  succeed in restoring order.  In the opinion of the general  staff, the chief command of the  allied forces at Tien-Tsin will  eventually devolve upon the Russian vice-admiral Alexieff, in con-,  junction with the Japanese commander-in-chief.  Say They Are Safe.  Brussels, July 18.���The Belgian  minister of foreign affairs, M. de  Favbre,' has received a telegram  from the Belgian legation in Paris  saying that the > Chinese minister,  Yu Kong, has received an official  telegram announcing that the for-  eigns ministers in Pekin were safe  on July 13th. The advices received  by Yu Kong are presumably identical with those received on Tuesday  by the Chinese minister in Wash--  ington, the date of July 13th by  the Chinese calendar corresponding  to our July the 0th.  Steamer Quarantined.  Malta, July 18.-���The British  steamer Borneo, captain Gregor,  from Calcutta for London, has arrived here and has been quarantined at the island of Comino, between  Malta and Goza, in consequence of.  five deaths from cholera having  occurred on board during the voyage. .',���������  Killed by the Heat.  New York, July 18;���Over 70  people were killed by the heat in  this city and vicinity, today. There  are nearly as many more again in  the hospitals.  ���-��'-.  - - ,*��� '_>dA��$ -f i^4i#yjyk^l��^  iR f]p&fMist_si_T_j���_a THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON B. C THURSDAY JULY 19 1900  !;f-  I:  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY. r  . 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 sat-  .is actory.   We sew   and   lay all  carpets free of charge.  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.  SDtte ��rfcbrote*  Iv  VTHE legislative assembly of Brit-:  R.yai?li-^Columbia ;meets   today.   -One  ^^declaration must'be made by-the  Members,. a declaration, [that will  :'.'imean ��� to   the''people'outside   the  1)7.province   that, while, we are not.  __���:! asleep, we are at peace. with our-  "?__: si-lves; that capital and labor have  vV'adjusted their differences ; that the  !;.;���>'man "with money to invest in mining.  ���^: .ventures will not be , in danger of  meeting   hostile   legislation;   that  ' there will be no radical changes in  our mining laws,' excluding aliens  '''.'from.-privileges   and   rights   now  - .enjoyed' by British subjects.   Con-  '-fidence is what is wanted, andcon-  - fidence can be gained in but, one  ��� way, that is by a" declaration that;  does not juggle with words.  . With the reopening of the Hall  p-^-^m ines-a,nd=-smelter rthe construction-  .of public works by the city, and  the terminal improvements now  being carried on by the Canadian  Pacific Railway Company, Nelson  v ill be one of the liveliest towns in  tbe province for the remainder of  "th'e year. The Lord helps those  who help themselves.  Captain Duncan says : "Let us  *' quit quarreling and make a united  " fight for the advancement of the  " town in which we all Have faith."  There are only 105 people in Nelson  who do not echo the captain's sentiments.  o  Four State  h*  Conventions on One Day  (    Pocatbllo, Idaho, July 18���Idaho'  ' is today the scene of the unusual  event of four political-contentions;  in one day.   'The Republicans.are-  meeting1 at' Boise   City,   and  the  1 Democrats, ''Populists,   and   Silver  ��� Republicansv;in   tHis place.    'Each  ,r. party is holdibg'';a'separate:conven-  _,\tion. The object of calling the three  to meet here ~" is 'to bring' about a  fusion for presidential electors  if  'not" the 'state "ticket/ JThe leaders  favor a complete-fusion; with but  one ticket for congressional, state  aud legislative "officers,/while the  rank and file are opposed to such ��� a  move.   It is doubtful if��� the leaders  will be   able   to -carry -out their  plans.       _!_________.'''  daughter/and John Sullivan and  capsized it. The occupants were  thrown into the Water. Sullivan  and Miss Howard were able to'  swim with difficulty but succeeded  in helping Mrs.. Ho ward to hold, to1  the overturned boat until assistance could arrive. The storm was  one of the fiercest seen on the lake  in many years and the three persons in the water had a terrible  experience. Finally boats from tbe  shore came to their assistance and  all the sufferers were taken from  the water.  Censorship in Berlin.  Berlin, July 18.���It is semiofficially announced that baron von  Buelow, imperial minister of foreign  affairs, has notified the Chinese  legation here that until further  notice ib cannot be allowed to send  telegrams in cipher or secret language, and that telegrams in plain  language must be submitted for  approval; -���    -'"��� ��� . .."  - Great Heat- in London.  London, July 18.���Torrid heat  continues throughout Europe. The  mercury indicates 85 degrees in the  shade this morning in London. The  hospitals are busy caring for victims of heat prostrations. Nine  fatal eases are reported today.  Laborers were obliged to quit work  during the hottest hour of the day.  "_.    Roumania's New Premier.  ��� Bucharest, July 18���King Charles has authorized M. Carp to form  a new cabinet to succeed the Can-  tacuzene ministry which resigned  yesterday.   ,   The Men From Pincher Creek.  Toronto Star.  Pincher Creek will be a* proud  place now that it has been mentioned in despatches by lord Roberts.  The men from Pincher Creek showed great courage, and held off a  large body of ' Boers. Gossip informs us that when the-men were  leaving Pincher Creek for the war  they were given such a sendoff that  they scarcely woke up until the  train reached Winnipeg, but the reception they will get when they re-  .turn home will ,be worth crossing  the continent to see, from the top  of one of the adjoining mountains.  They do nothing by halves out that'  way, and when their men fight the  .Boers they .do notdo.it in any halfhearted way, either. This country  has reason,.to be proud of the four  men from Pincher Creek mentioned  in despatches by lord.Roberts.  Dangerous. Games.  Recently a football. match was  played at Budapest between German and Hungarian- teams. .  One  player had his leg broken, another  suffered "a broken arm, and a third  had his nose smashed.     These accidents   have caused   a tremendous  sensation and and outcry.against  .English sports. One journal writes;  "English "sports are  as .brutal as  English manners' and ruffianly ��� as  the English national character. Let  us abolish these wild pastimes fit  for cannibals, lunatics and English-  ' men. but not for the civilized peoples   of   the   continent."     Another  paper exclaims, "Away with these  barbarian pleasures.    Tiie English,  whose   plebeian   instinct" regards  dueling as murder, do not scruple to  main and   kill under the guise of  sport.   Let uskeep our dueling and  the English their football." A third  protest runs : "English spoftThave"  been show up in their , true light  with all their debasing tendencies.  We must protect our youth against  the barbarizing influences imported  from England.   Let our boys play  the innocent   games of' childhood  and avoid such murderous pastimes  as football and cricket."  AND AMATEUR  PHOTOGRAPHERS'  SUPPLIES OF  ALL KINDS.  CAMiDW  &B00EC0.  NELSON, B. C.  Sailing Boat Accident.'  Rochester, N. Y., July 18.���A  sudden squall last night struck a  sailboat in which were Mrs. H. R.  Howard, Miss Pearl Howard, her  COSTELLO'S EXPRESS  AND TRANSFER  Baggage and. express moved to any part of ihe  city. Special attention given to heavy teaming..  Office oorner Vlotorla and Ward streeta. Tefe  phonem.., ,���   ,.W. A. COSTELBO, ManafifeVR  RAILROAD   MOTIVE   P0WEB.  Compressed air as a motive power  on railroads for short distances to  suburban points and for yard engines is in contemplation for c employment at an early date. The  Compressed Air Company of this  city has just finished the construction at its works in Rome of an  engine for drilling purposes and  also a truck on which a motor truck  can be superimposed. The company  has had inquiries from railroad  companies as to its motors and the  practicability of their uso on railroads. Its response is the construction of the drill engine and the  motor truck.  The engine is a queer looking machine, lu general it conforms to  the shape of the railroad locomotive,  but it has no smokestack, bell,  sandbox or other contrivance on  top or any pipes or gearing around  or under the boiler. The boiler is a  plain cylinder resting on a truck  and these with fche cab seem to be  all there is of the engine.  The motor truck is similar to  those now to be seen under the cars  of the Twenty-eighth and Twenty-  ninth street line, but much larger.  It is 60 feet long. This placed  under a railroad ear of the present  size will move this car and two  trailers with a speed equal at least  to'that with which suburban trains  now move. The motor will run 50  miles before being exhausted. The  The cost is only two and one-fifth  cents per mile. It is almost noiseless, gives off no flying particles of  dust or coal, is smooth running and  capable of producing a high rate of  speed. Its cost, which is practically nothing iu comparison with  that of steam, would allow of "a  great saving.  The railroad companies, to judge  from inquiries they are making  with respect to compressed air, are  studying the capabilities and cost  of using the motor with a view to  making use of it ou suburban trains.  Those who are in a position to know  say that within 10 years the suburban trains on all railroads running  out of New York will be run by  compressed air/  Having Purchased  the Business  Of Fred J. Squire, merchant  tailor,  Nelson,   I   intend  to  "continue the business so as  i to keep the patronage of all  Mr.. Squire's old patrons and  get a share of the general  trade. I am now prepared  to show the latest styles in  ���[ all lines of spring goods. A  special line on hand at $25  per suit. All other lines at  low rates. . None but Union  labor employed.  E. Skinner  Neelands' Building, Baker Street.  FRED J. 8QUIRE. Manager.    *  Arthur Gee  MERCHANT  TAILOR  Removed to Baker Street, opposite tho Queen's  B. REISTERER & CO.  BREWERS AND BOTTLERS OF  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  d0eUveryntortn?ti-ade     Brewery at Nelson  H. D.  ASHCROFT  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing promptly attended to by a  flrafc-olaaa wheelwright.  Special attention givon to all kinds ol repairing and custom work from outside points.  Shop:   HaU St.. between Baker and Verno  Kootenay   Coffee  NELSON. B.O.  Co.  To  Mine  Managers and Ore' Shippers:  W. PellewHarvey, F.C.S., assayer in charge  of the provincial government assay office, will  act as shippers* representative at any Coast  smelter, to receive, weigh, sample and check  pulps and to generally look after the interests of  the miners. Terms made on the basis of tonnage  handled. .Apply, for particulars to him at  Vancouver, 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 $  _.  Java and Mocha I.'lend, 3 pounds  1 00  Fine Santos, 1 pounds  -.  100  Santos Blend, 5 pounds  1 00  Our Special Blend. 6 pounds  1 00  Our Rio Roast, 6 pounds  1 00  A taial order solicited.  Salesroom 2 doors east  of Oddfellows block. Went Baker street.  St. JOSEPH'SSCHOOL  ;;;'.,  -..������     ������-..   NELSON. B.C.   ��� '%/;  !.'A boarding and-day school conducted ,by the  Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. It is situated at  the corner of Mill and Josephine streets in one of  the-best residential portions of Nelson, and Is  easily accessible from all parts of the city.  The course of study includes the fundamental  Xif   . ��� ���������������   Att  ffl  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  to  ffl  to  to  & CO  Special sale of Dress Goods, Millinery, Muslin, Prints, Lawns, Percales, Sateens, and Dimities  We will offer our entire stock of Summer Goods at special prices below cost. Sunshades half  price.    Carpets, Window Shades, Curtains, Oilcloths, and Linoleums at cut-down prices.  FRED  IRVINE <&  CO.  ffl  ffl  to  to  to  toj  to  to  ffl  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  iti  to  ^���___^?9&&^!9f9^&&&&&^&&^^?9?9:T&?9^;9?9i9  ^^^^e^��P<r:^^^^^^^^^^S*:��*.^:^:��r:^:^'��*:S��*  Alex Stewart  0 Room 3, Turner & Boeeh Block.  * NELSON.  Mines  Real Estate  Insurance  Loans  FOR   SALE   CHEAP.  $1600 will buy choicest residence cornor in city,  for two days only, 50 by 120 foot.  3225, ?2o cash rest on time, will buy lot in block  79.  $150, $50 cash rest ori time, will buy choice lot  in Bogustown, on car line.  MOLLY GIBSON  SHARES  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON  B.C.  DERATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  THORPE & CO., LIMITED.���Corner Vernon  and Cedar streets, Nelson, manufacturers  of and wholesale dealers in rorated waters and  fruit syrups. Sole agents for Halcyon Springs  mineral water.  Telephone GO.  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  WF. TEETZEL & CO.���Cornor Baker and  ��� Josephino streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in assayers supplies. Agents for Denver  Firo 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.  Five-roomcfl house to rent on Hendryx street,  $12.50 per month.  Alex Stewart  Room 3, Turner-Boeckh Block.  MONET TO LOAN  AT  ALL  TIMES ,      ,���_  ON    IMPROVED    PROPERTY.  STRAICHT LOANS  At 8 por cent, interest payable semi-annually.  INSTALLMENT PLAN LOANS  To pay oif a loan of $1000 with  interest and principal, for a  period of five yoars $20.90 per month  Seven years     16 T5    "      "  Ten years '.*.....    12 l0    "  Fifteen yoars     10 35    "  HJ. EVANS & CO.���Baker street,  ���   wholosale    dealors   in   liquors,  Nelson       _.__,._._   ...   _,^__i_,   cigars,  cenjent, Are brick and Are clay, water pipe,and  steel rails, and general commission merchants.  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY Sc CONSTRUCTION COMPAN Y���Wholesale dealors in telephones, annunciators, bells, batteries,  fixtures, etc., Houston bloek. Nelson.   FLOUR AND FEED.  BRACKMAN-KER MILLING COMPANY  ���Cereals, Flour, 'Grain, Hay. Straight or  mixed cars shipped to'.all 'Kootenay Points.  Grain elevators at all principal points on Calgary-*  Edmonton R. R.' Mills at Victoria, New Wcst-  mirister, and Edmonton, Alberta.          TAYLOR FEED Sc PRODUCE CO.-Baker  street, Nelson (George F. Motion's old  stand). Flour, Feed, Grain, Hay and Produce.  Car lots a specialty. Correspondence solicited.  Phone 26.   FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  BURNS Sc   CO.���Baker  street,   Nelson,  wholesale dealers in fresh and cured meats.  Cold storage. ��� ,    ..    ���   .    .   GROCERIES.,  -  A MACDONALD & CO.-Corner Front and  ��� Hall streets, wholesale grocers and  jobbers in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  maokinaws and miners' sundries.  P.  fieison Saw &  Planing IV|ill$, 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 Hall ar\d Front Streets  Factory Hall Street Crossing G. P. R. Track  Mills Hall Street Wharf ;  KOOTENAY SUPPLY  COMPANY,   LIMITED���Vernon .street, Nelson,   wholesale  grocers.  H. R. CAMERON  Baker Street, Nelson. Agent and Appraiser.  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO Front street, Nel-  son, wholesale grocers.   PR, STEWART Sc 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.   T Y. GRIFFIN Sc CO.-Front street, Nelson,  u ��� wholesale dealers, in provisions, cured  meats, butter and eggs. -  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  H BYERS & CO.-Corner Bakerand Josephine  ���   streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in hard  ware and mining supplies.  Powder Co.  Agents for Giant  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  T AWRENCE  ���*-���   Baker St,  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  NIIHING STOCKS  BOUGHT AND SOLD  Referendum Treasury Stock  Exchequer, 1000  Big Horn, 5000  Peoria, 5000-600  Richelieu, 1000  WANTED  Ramblor-Cariboo and Giant  Kor sale���6-room houso, Hume addition, 8850.  11-room houso, cheap; toi ins easy; close in.-  CALL ON  H. A. Pffosser  BROKER, WARP STREET   jTErANNABLE  GENERAL BROKER  HARDWARE    COMPANY���  . Nelson, wholesale   dealers in  hardware and mining supplies, and water and  plumbers' supplies. - 1  LIQUORS AND DRY. GOODS.  rpURNER,'* BEETON & CO.-Corner Vernon  ���*��� and Josephine streets. Nelson, wholesale  dealers in liquors, cigars and dry goods. Agents  for Pabst Brewing Co. of Milwaukee and Cal-  gary Brewing Co. of Calgary.   POWDER. CAPS AND FUSE.  Kootenay Steam Laundry  .   BLOMBERG & SWEDBER.C  PROPRIETORS  The only steam laundry in Nelson employing union labor  A. LARSON, Manager  J.M. LUDWIC  Manufacturers of   and  dealers in Harness, Pack  and Stock Saddles. Apara-,i  joes. Collars, Bridles and,  Whips.  Nelson Harness Shop  Hall Street, Nelson.  SASH  JTELSONL SAW  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. . _ _  1 See AHNABLB  MONEY TO LOAN  HAMILTON POWDER COMPANY-Baker  stroet, Nelson, manufacturers of dynamite,  sporting, stumping and black blasting powders,  wholesale dealers in caps and fuse, and electric  blasting apparatus. *   AND DOORS.  AND  PLANING   MILLS,  LIMITED-Corner Front and Hall streets,  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers  ��� in sash and doors; all kinds of factory work made  to order.      '  ; -   -           TENTS   AND   AWNINGS.  NELSON TENT AND AWNING FACTORY-  Bakor street, Nelson. Manufacturers of all  kinds of tents, awnings, and canvas goods,  P. O. Box 76.  Theo. Madson, proprietor.  COAL!     COAL!  GREAT REDUCTION  THE ATHABASCA GOLD MINE, LIMITED  (In Liquidation.)  SHARE   CAPITAL   ��200,000.  Hard Cool  Anthraoito  TELEPHONE  33  $9,651  Crow's Nest  Coal  $6.15  DELIVERED  G. W. West & Co.  ON  AT 7 PER CENT  BUSINESS PROPERTY  thorougl  ���bookki  :eeping, stenog-  e���musio;  Plain art  tion:   Business ��� course- .    _.  raphy and typewriting.   Soience course^-musio;  vocal and instrumental, drawing, eto,  and needlework, etc. .    ���  For terms and particulars apply to tbe Sister  Superior.  Apply G. L. LENNOX. Solicitor, Nelson B. C  Notice to Union Men.  The grievance committee of?  the Trades and Labor Council  have declared the! Contractors  Lister and Kerr to be on the  unfair list, and all union men  and sympathizers are requested  to bear this in mind.  By Order of the Committee. .  WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMITED���Cornor Front and Hall streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers In wines (case and bulk,  and domestio and imported cigars.  Charles St. Barbe  Stock and Share Broker  General Agent  E P. Whalley, J. P.  NOTARY PUBLIC  ' Oflleo with' C. W. West & Co., corner Hall and  Baker streots. .'>  City office of the Nelson Sodawater Factory.  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Lethbridge Gait Coal  The best value for the money In the market)  for all purposes.  terms cash     W. P. TiKRNBT, General Agent1  Telephone 147.    Oflloe with C. D. J. Christie.  Contracting Painters, Decorators, Paperhangers..  Full line of wall paper, mouldings, eto,   Kalso-  mining and Tinting.  Strictly first-class work-  Estimates furnished.  Residence Mill Street,   TJUT CAM    X_   f1  OppositeSohoolHouse  viLiLiOUSH, D- V.  Corner Victoria-and Kootenay Streets. <  P. O. Box 059. TELEPHONE NO,  fl5  :', -   :   .'���..������...-���  .'.-.:             .  ...      ...  ������*��������������� :   ������  ���'  DR. ALEX FORIN  ������ Office:  Houston Block.  ARCHITECTS.  THWART &  CARRIE���Architects.    Rooms 7  J-i   and 8 Aberdeen block, Baker street, Nelson.  FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES.  t__    NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. *���. & A. M..  __r Meets second Wednesday in each month..  /^_f\ Sojourning brethren invited.  KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS��� Nelson Lodge, No,.  25, Knights of Pythias, meets in I. O. O. F..  Hall, corner Baker and Kootenay streets, every  Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock, vis"  cordially Invited to attend.  Sc S.  Leonard Scott, C. O.  To the Canadian Shareholders:  Special resolutions for liquidation and reconstruction wore passed at an Extraordinary General Meeting, held on tho 18th of May last, and  confirmed at a further meeting on tho 5th Juno  last, and In conformity therewith, a now company has beon registered under 1 ho name of Tho  Athabasca Gold Alino, Limited, having a capital  of ��100,000 in ordinary shares of ��1 rach.  I give notice that the agreement for tho transfer of tho assets of the old company to the new  company, which was submitted to and approved  by the said Extraordinary General Meeting, has  now beon executed and is dated the 18th June,  1900. Holders of shares in the old company are  entitled to claim as of right, an allotment of one  share in tho new company, with 17s. per share  credited ns having been paid up thereon, for  every two shares held by them or r.o which they  were entitled in the old company, providing they  agree to pay up the balance of 3s. per share on  each of such now shares. ,  Shareholders registered on the books of the old  company havo received blanks or forms on  which to make application for tho shares to  which they are entitled to apply for, and which  must be recoived here and bo in my hands, together with tho lsrper sharo payable on application not later than 18th August, WOO. Shareholders who do not make application by this date will  lose all their interest in the company. Holders  of dollar shares of the Athabasca Gold Mining  Company, Limited Liability, who havo not converted their script into ��1 sterling shares of tho  Athabasca Gold Mine, Limited, which is now in  liquidation, are advised to send these promptly  to this office for conversion, thntthoymayrccc'vo  tho necessary blanks in timo to comply with Ihe  above notice and so retain their interest in the  property. E. JN ELSON FELL, Manager.  TRADES   UNIONS.  NELSON MINERS'-UNION. NO. 90, W. F. of  M.���Meets in miners' union rooms, northeast corner Victoria and Kootenay streots, evory  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. Visiting members welcome. M. R. Mowatt, President. James  Wilkes, Secretary. Union Scale of Wages  kok Nelson District���Por shift, machine  men, $3.50: hammersmen minors, $3.25; muckers,  carmen, shovelcrs and other underground labor-  ere, $3.00. ���  TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.���Tho regular meetings of the Nelson Trades and Labor  Council will bo held in tho miners' union hall,  corner of Victoria and Kootenay streots, on the  first and third Thursday of each month, at  7.30p.m. G. J. Thorpe,President "J.H.Matheson, Seoretary. *: ���:'������ *������ '  rpHE regular meetings of the Carpenters' Union  ���*��� are held on Wednesday evening of each  week, at 7 o'clook, In the Miners' Union hall corner vlotorla and Kootenay streets. R. Robin-  son. President.   James Colling, Secretary.'   .  BARBERS' UNION.���Nelson Un'on, No. MB; of  the International Journoymeu Barber's Union of America, meets everyflrst and third Mon  flow nf __r_f*Y\ m/with   .���*. TW?ri<m'c  day of each month in Miner's Union Hall.  of vlotorla and Kootenay streets.  _f stJ^etH. _v_.y  /{Biting Knights.  R. G. Joy, K. of R.  NELSON L. O. L�� No. 1692, meets In I. O. O. F..  Hall, oorner Baker and Kootenay streets,  1st and 3rd Friday of each month. Visiting'  brethern cordially invited. R. Robinson, W. M..  , W. Crawford. Recording-Secretary.       ._  NELSON MBXE, Number 22, Fraternal Order1  ; of Eagles, meets every second and fourth"  Wednesday ineaoh month  In Fraternity Hall..  Visiting brethren welcome.' W. Gosnell, Presl  dent.   Charles Prosser, Seoretary.  h  ENGINEERS.  HARLES PARKER-Miningand milling en- J  gineer.  West: Baker street. Nelson.  .  NOTICE*  The co-partnership beretof oro existing between 1  Charles S. Rashdall arid A. IC. Fauquier, doing'  business as mining brokers at New Denver, British Columbia, under the firm name of Rashdall.  & Fauquier, is dissolved. Tho business will be'  continued by the undorsigned. .  CHARLES 8. RASHDALL.  New Denver, July lith, 1900. . ,   .. :  sharp. Visitin*  attend., J. H. 3  ville, Seoretary.  corner1  ---v_.._.j _.i__w. at 8:30 p.m'.  brothers cordially invited ti>  atheson, President.   W. S. Bel-  BRICKLAYERS AND MASONS'- UNION.  Tho Bricklayers and Masons' International  Union No. 3 of Nelson- meets second and fourth  Tuesdays in each month at Miners Union hall;  J. W.'Eteaer, president; Joseph Clark.xecording  and corresponding secretary.  LABORERS' UNION.-Nelson Laborers' Protective Union, No. 8121, A. F. of L., meets in  Fraternity Hall, Oddfellow's block, cornor of Bakerand Kootenay streets, every Monday evening  at 8 p.m. sharp. Visiting members of tho American Federation cordially invited to attend. A.W.  McFee, President. Peroy Shackelton, Secretary.  NELSON PAINTERS' UNION-The regular-  meeting of the   Painters'  Union is held  the first andthlrd Fridays in each month at Min- ���  ers' Union hall at 7:30 sharp.   T. O. Skatbo, Presi- '  dent; Will J. Hatoh. Secretary.      THE    NELSON   PLUMBERS,    GAS   AND  STEAM FITTERS UNION meets every seo  ond and fourth Friday at the Miners' Union hall,  at 8 p.m.   B. Weeks, Seoretary pro tem.  _-.,  '.<S',  ->"  ���S!^ ���" *^f���**���*��**"�����������  1^^MbL_  ���_______&&  *1i     t-ti-JXi'WiXj? I' '���>  _____________________1________^  sua  __m  w_______m  ���.^?\mmm  THE TRIBUNE: NELSON B. 0.. THURSDAY; JULY 19, 1900  :<  BANK OF 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  Hon. George A. Drummond Vice-President  E. S. Clouston Genoral Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenav Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  THE BANK OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON   , \  ���Branchos in London (England) New York,  Chicago, and all the principal cities in Canada.  Buy and  Transfers.  Grant  Commercial  sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  and  Travelers'' Credits,  railablo In any part of the world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Etc  Savings Bank Branch  CURRENT RATE OK INTEREST PAID.  HOW AN ARMY MARCHES.  \  ,/  London Express.  A British column advancing in  time of war through an enemy's  country is at once a magnificent  and a remarkable spectacle; or,  rather, to be quite correct, it would'  [ be, provided the eye could take in  all the details at a single glance.  But that is just precisely what  the eye cannot do. A column of  even moderate strength when on  the move lengthens itself out  abnormally; so ��� much so, indeed,  that a body of troops which in  review order could bo packed within  a .moderate-sized parade ground  will occupy ribbonwise eight, ten  or even more miles of country.  We will, therefore, take up a  position on au eminence���a kopje if  you like���and watch in imagination  a column of British regulars marching on, say, Pretoria.  First there will come in sight,  riding at a walking pace athwart  the boulderstrewn veldt, a solitary  pair of horsemen. These are the  advance points, a9 they are termed,  aud are thrown forward perhaps a  mile ahead of the vanguard.- They  are on the lookout for the enemy,  and on the first hint of danger it is  their duty to ride back to left and  ight and alarm the flankers.  These latter are thrown out fan-  wisefrom the cavalry, which screens  'the infantry vanguard, and they,  / in their turn, pass the word back  1 along the trailing, snakelike ribbon  / of-armed men, till within half "an  hour, say, of the enemy's being first  sighted ' the      entire    .command  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and  Letters of Credit on Skaguay, XT. S.,  Atlin, B. 0., and Dawson City, N. W. T.  knows of the threatened danger and  is prepared to deal with it.  The two advanced points have  been well likened to a couple of  electric buttons, which, on being  touched, thrilfthe alarm down both  flanks throughout the entire length  of .the column with which they are  in communication.     The simile is  not quite perfect, however, for the  alarm is sounded by these living  electric buttons while yet the danger is .remote. ' Some hundreds of  yards in the rear of the cavalry  screen comes the  advance guard,  subdivided into a vanguard and a  main guard. This latter constitutes  the first fighting unit of   the advancing column, and its strength is,  of   .course,   proportionate   to   the  strength of the force it is covering.  With it are field and machine guns,  sappers,    miners, * engineers,   ambulances, reserve ammunition wagons, aud so forth.   In fact, the advance guard of a large column constitutes in itself a lighting force���a  miniature army, so to speak, ,com-:  plete in    practically all. essential  details.    After the advance guard  has passed we shall probably see���  emerging from the clouds  of dust  which    always,    except    in   wet  weather, envelop as with a mantle  a column on the march���another  solitary pair of horsemen, and then  at intervals another and yet an-,  other.    These are the connecting  links.     A half troop,'or perhaps, if  the force is a large one, a:.whole-  troop of cavalry will come next,  then' more connecting- links, and  lastly the officer commanding; surrounded and accompanied by,his  staff.   The uninitiated in matters  military will now' probably expect  to see the main body of .the army;  butno. Asingleiufantrybattalion,or  maybe   tw.o, . will   perhaps    pass,  marching   strictly ,to "attention,"  bayonets fixed, and officers' swords  carried naked at the, slope; after  which there will heave, slowly into,  sight an apparently endless train of  field artillery, .machine guns, am'-  Imperial Bank of Ganada  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital Authorized.  Capital Paid up  Rest  $2,500,000  $2,468,603  $1,700,000  D. R. Wilkie, General Manager.  E. Hay. Inspector.  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker Street  J. M. LAY, Manager.  munition wagons, ambulances, tool  carts, forage and store wagons, and  numbers of led horses. It is only  when this heterogeneous procession  has come to an end that the thickening of the dust-cloud aud the  measured tramp��� tramp-it'ramp!  herald the approach of the infantry  brigades. On they come, rifles at  the slope or at the trail, talking,  laughing, joking, singing, smoking,  as though war and its attendant  horrors were a thousand miles  away. "On they come���and still on I  Battalion after battalion; brigade  after brigade. i  It comes almost monotonous after  a while, for the mighty fighting  machines,     each   composed   of   a  thousand or more individual fighting   units,   swing -past   with   the  mechanical   precision   of   gigantic  automata.   Everything moves as if  by clockwork.   Thirty paces' interval is the regulation distance between battalions and brigades, and  thirty paces' interval it is���no more,  no less.   There is no slackening, no  hesitancy, for all the apparent free-  and-easiness.'    A    company    lags  but a foot or two; it is spurred  sharply . forward    by  - a   biting  phrase���half    expostulation,   half,  command���uttered by ��� its captain.  A ' battalion does likewise; and a  wave of the hand from its ever-'  -watchful chief sends the adjutant  galloping down the right flank, exploding as he goes.    So is the force  kept ."strung   up."    And   a very  necessary   process" is   this   same'  stringing up.     The loss ��� of a few  yards at the head ' means' hundreds  at the tail.   , A trivial check to the  front of a long column is a serious  delay to the men in the rear of it,  and continual stepping out or rapid  closing tends to exhaust troops.' "  :.' With the passing of the rearmost  brigade the interest to the average  spectator largely-vanishes.'' True,  there follow   more, machine guns,  more.toolhearts/, ammunition ,wagons, led" horses, etc.,' but all ��� these  we have seen before.   The bearer  companies, witfr'their trim stretchers and the red cross of Geneva  showing conspicuously on their  tunic sleeves, arouse a brief curios-  its- bu* they are out of sight, swallowed up in - thefdust-cloud almost  ere we realize their presence. If,  however, we carelfco occupy our kopje  for another hour* orvso we shall see  yet another cloud of dust advancing  toward us. This is formed by the  baggage train which follows all  armies. Lastly come the rear guard,  followed by a small detachment of  military police, whose duty it is to  look after stragglers.  "BECAUSE  I   LOVE   HIM."  New York Journal,  again the cruel decree  fv  m  Charles Heidsieck  u  CHAMPAGNE  m  ��  ��  No^*!E>  \___\��_Zi��\__\;  i r*"^\. ,52x ��� ,^�� ,C^ OSS* ^^ "  '^�����__^ *(Z3*t__1 ig-^'t-Z^l  ����$��"  <__t'��___\-<&j  Once again the cruel decree of  war has interfered in the love affair  of lady Randolph Churchill and lieutenant Oornwallis West.  To the unsophisticated this might  appear to be explanation enough'  But'there are^others who detect  in the postponemen t of th e"we"dd in g,  which had" been* set for July 25th,  the directing hand of royalty.  The prince of Wales has been appealed to. .< ���*. . ..�����'���-,  A fond motherrhas whispered her  expostulations in'his royal ear.  He in turn has handed them on,  supplemented by some of- his-own  more powerful' ones, to the war  office.    '      "'. -  The war office has-issued orders  to the medical department.  .. And behold, lieutenant West, now  in London on sick leave, has been  summoned ��� to appear before the  medical board for examination.  That means quick return for him  to active service in South Africa.  Is the beautiful, brilliant lady  Randolph Churchill. going to allow  herself to be foiled by the bewitching mother of her youthful fiance?  Or will the denouement of this  feud between*the,two most fascina-  ing women in England result in an  elopement?    -_.'_.���������    .  How far is lady Randolph Churchill,-the clever, independent American, going to allow her happiness to  be influenced by the heir apparent  to the English throne ?  - How , far is ��� young Cornwallis  West,* the -ardent" and .impetuous  wooer of twenty-five, going to submit to parental interference ?  .England, who r"has known lady  Randolph Churchill ever since she  became the wife;; of the late -lord  "Randy" twenty-five years ago���in  the same year, by the way, that her  present ,suitor was- born���believes  that she will bid defiance to conventional ties and wed in spite "of them.  Society-is straining ' its ears for  the first news of-the secret marriage  which will set their tongues wagging  with reminiscences.  Z * -  There are those who uphold the  fascinating Mrs. Cornwallis West in  her protest against her son's marrying a woman who is her own contemporary.  There are those who range themselves on the side of love.  Today, as every one knows, a woman of forty-five may be as young  as a Ninon de l'Enos, who retained  her. power to captivate when she  was seventy. So did Mine. Recamier.'  Lady Randolph Churchill's hair is  as black as when she was Jennie  Jerome, a New .York girl, who announced her engagement to an Englishman with a title at a day when  international marriages in high life  were a novelty."   iShe_has_retained_alLher_old=time-  vivacity. She has added to her old-  time fascination the cleverness of a  woman of the world. She is her  own mistress, and it remains to be  seen if there is anyone powerful  enough to prevent her marrying  a good-looking, sunny-tempered,  handsome young man, young  enough to be her son, whom she  loves and who loves her.  Lady Randolph Churchill, who  made her husband the most powerful statesman in England, the leader  of the house of commons, is for the  moment balked by a nother love.  ,- By the faith -of all England she  will rise above it.L  Meanwhile Mrs. Cornwallis West  has the ear of royalty.  She has always had it. She had  it many years ago, when she and  the beautiful lady Randolph  Churchill were equally young, pi-  quante and captivating.  Twenty-five years ago the prince  of Wales made no secret of his devotion to the lovely Irish beauty,  Mrs. Cornwallis West. She came of  a generation of flirts. She had the  art at her fingers' tips, and its dangerous shafts lurked very near the  surface of her hazel eyes. Her  grandmother, lady Olivia Pitz  Patrick, disturbed the domestic  peace of England's royal family  fifty years ago by a mild flirtation  with that alleged paragon of virtue,  the late prince Consort, husband of  queen Victoria.  It was but a trick of inheritance  when her daughter fascinated that  example of all a husband should not  be���the prince of Wales.  Mrs. Cornwallis West was not  only one of the greatest beauties of  her day, but she was also one of the  most daring and original. Middle-  aged beaux still remember how she  used to dance with reckless and  Oriental abandon, disdaining to be  fettered by the restraining corset.  She was recognized as the life and  soul of the princo of Wales's set,  when that set was most extravagant and most audacious. Her day-  was Mrs. Langtry's day,- but she  had an advantage. Back of her  was a^ wealthy husband, who kept  her from degrading her social position. She was a famous beauty,  created such by the admiration of.  the prince of Wales, and a famous  flirt, who laid siege on the principle  that the true pleasure of a flirtation  is to have a man really in love with  you while you are only pretending  to be in love with him.. Pretence^  on both sides gives a certain hollow-  ness to the affair that makes it but  a dreary mockery.  ���  Mrs. Cornwallis West was happily;  married^ so it may be inferred that  the prince was for the moment-^-  that moment way back twenty-five  years ago���captivated. /  Now in the unhappiness which  has come upon her recently the  Irish beauty has invoked the aid of  her old time beau.  Lady Randolph Churchill has  never stood high in the favor of the  prince of Wales, primarily because*,  as a true .wife should, she sided with  her husband in a very bitter quarrel  with the heir apparent when the  latter tried to insist that the late  duke of Marlborough���her brother-  in-law���should adopt a certain  course with regard to the Aylesford  divorce scandal.  It is v a year since lady Randolph!  Churchill was first engaged to young  Cornwallis West.   At that time he  was    seen    constantly   with -*the  charming American widow, whose'  son  was almost his age.   The en-*  gagement    was   announced    with'  every circumstance of fashionable  publicity.   It was at xCowes at a  moment when all patrician   England,   from  the prince   of Wales  down, was assembled there.   That  night lady Randolph Churchill was  a guest at a dinner given by the  count, and countess  Castellane on  board their yacht in honor of the  prince of Wales.   Everybody congratulated them, beginning with the  prince ^himself.     The > engagement  became straightway a nine days'  wonder.   At the same time every  one insisted that it was not unexpected, as the lieutenant's infatuation had been plainly shown all the  year before in London.  Every one, foolishly* enough, relied upon, what they were pleased  to call lady Randolph's discretion.  She had nothing to gain socially  by such a match and it seemed well  nigh impossible to credit her, the  mother of a son who a year ago ran  for election as member of parliament, with having given her "heart,  to a lieutenant barely twenty-five.  The young man's father and  mother broke into violent protest.  As a first step in opposition they  denied the engagement everywhere  and administered open slights to  lady Randolph.  The prince of Wales was even  then appealed to. It was an open  secret that he went to call upon the  Cornwallis Wests to talk it over.  It was known that he interceded  with the lady herself and retreated  rebuffed.  Among those who were most  bitterly-opposed-to-the.match^were  lady Randolph's own sons, the elder  of whom, indeed, took the trouble  to go to all the newspapers and  press agencies asking them to deny  the existence of the engagement at  tbe very moment when his mother  was doing all in her power to give  it publicity.  These young men are both financially dependent upon their mother,  ���who-may--at-any moment cut off  their allowances.  Of her older son, lieutenant Winston Churchill, lady Randolph is extremely fond, and her ambition is  to see him hold as, great a position  in English politics as his father.  Young Churchill began his career  as a soldier, but she was anxious to  see him out of that dangerous profession, and as a great inducement  to that end she founded the sumptuous Anglo-Saxon and made him  its editor.  Lieutenant Churchill, realizing  that nothing could induce his  mother to break off her match with  young West, became disgusted and  irritated. He embraced the first  opportunity that offered to leave  the country. As soon as the war  with South Africa broke out he  hastened to drop the Anglo-Saxon  Review and join the army.  When lady Randolph's son left,  her lover was already preparing to  go. His regiment, the Scots Guards,  was part of the Army Corps forwarded after the outbreak of the  war and was one of the first to sail.  Its departure was a great event  in society. Everybody of importance from the prince of Wales  downward was interested. The  rumor flew through society that  lady Randolph had assisted young  West to purchase his kit and had  supplied him with no end of luxuries.  The prince of Wales held a special farewell inspection of the regiment, which all the London social  world attended. Lady Randolph  was^ there with tears rolling down  her cheeks; the young man was*observed to glance at her and-turn-  aside with moist eyes. Even society,  who disapproved of the match,  sympathized in their separation.  Lady Randolph seemed to grow ten  years older with the thought that  her handsome, boyish, rosy cheeked  loyer might soon be lying <on the  dreary veldt with a bullet wound  through his heart.  ' As every one may remember, as  soon as her son and young West  had departed lady Randolph buried  her sorrow in work for the .great'  American hospital ship Maine, with  which she eventually went to South  .Africa.  Meanwhile   her   engagement  to  young Cornwallis West was officially declared off.   He was reported  to be broken hearted.   It was-, said r  that he had made a solemn vow to  his parents on leaving England that  he would not marry lady Randolph  whatever happened.   It was assert-'  ed that she had at last, given a similar promise'"to the prince of Wales  and to certain members of her own  family."   Yet there were still those*  knowing ones who protested that  the attachment of  the  two  had  never been greater.  As if to confirm this, regardless  of all statements to the contrary,  the very moment a certain great  battle was over .West telegraphed  to lady Randolph that he was safe.  Indeed telegrams passed constantly  between the pair.  In  view  of  these" events,, ��� and  .others which may have been merely.',  connected, society attributed lady  Randolph's journey to South Africa  on the Maine to, other than philanthropic t intentions.     They "put  it.  down to a longing to see her lover.  '  -.These knowing ones also believe  that the   ordering- of   lieutenant-  West home on,the day the Maine  sailed, and the'fact that the news  was conveyed " to lady- Randolph  just as the Maine was leaving Eng-X  land was thought to have been very,  sharp counter-moves on the part of  the prince of Wales.  ,He was admitted on all sides to have scored a  big point in the game.       ' '  -_ r'-'<~l  The" question* "even .thenVjwas^  "Who will come out ahead?"?K J"' -,  ft FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors.  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring  local and coast.  Newel Posts  Stair Bail  Mouldings.  Shingles  Bough and  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds,  I�� WHAT TOtr WANT IS NOT IS STOCK  WE WILL MAKE IT FOR VOU L  "       CALL AND GET PRICES,  .   A clever American woman again sb  a royal prince. v     '   ,  Today the young lieutenant and-.I  his lady are back in London. -She": '  appeared the other evening af a'* *  dinner at Mrs. Bischoffsheim's,^ .;  where she met the prince of Wales," - *'  radiant, triumphant, rejuvenated. *���'  She wore a gown of < black, satin J-  heavy with jet. In her hair, which ,'-  looked as black as her gown, uhe *'-;  had pink roses that a girl might */  wear. _   .     ,t    .     r    j,;   --"���     *>?  , The prince's 'manner to the lady..-'  who may be said to have defied him '  was distant. ���     ���* , -' ; - '  Hers was jubilant and-gracefuL'-^"  Lady Randolph Churchill,is a1"-  diplomat. She has courage and a*;  decided will of,her own.        ��_      -'-^  "I" may count on ten..years - of '^f*_\  happiness, -at least,"shet has Jbeen\-**T"  heard to declare in speaking of, her^fefl  engagement.    *-.-.'     ,        .   ~+. .^fM.  Young West himself .is the bandog*  somest young man 'in1 London^%|  society, tall as a guardsman mustyj^  be, though with no*special claim"td^-i  distinction,.except that he belongslr^  to the famous family of Cornwallisiv^l  West. He inherits from'them'r|hist<l||  good looks, but none of their flirta-.*'^  0  man seriouslyjinlf^'  From all accounts.he  young  tiousness.  a serious  love.'   *  The outcome, if it be a  marriage,' will surprise no one.  y*t  secrefcK^1  "���i ASA -=!i���.  5w* r  ��� Nothing will surprise, the London''^^|  world  but  lady  Randolph's*. surr^rW  render.  �� -Z-wth  TBEMOE  AMERICAN  .AND/\  EUROPEAN  PLANS j  ._ -Vs  Si  ���Vs  meals; 2{>  CENTSMil  ...������-��� _._..__ __.,*   _J-. ���J^S-:-iHi.  ROOMS LIGHTED BY ELECTRICITY;^-:-'?^  AND HEATED BY STEAM /;." Vl^y^H-i  ' :    * j scents to $i:.;- ^J'^mM  321, to'-33t6akerrstreeV!N#��^nfif'  QUEENi  Lighted" by Electricity ancl ItiM-M  ,     "*   eel*with'Hot Air>-~^M|i  Large eomfortablo. bedrooms andvflrs1 i__mS';l\  dining-room. Sample rooms for oommerdai "aaa, S' ?,-' f   1    -     - . .*.r ^   -���J'X  RATES $2 PER DAY  fyrs. E; C. Clarke, Pr p.  LATE OF THE ROYAL HOTEI* CALGARY  an,--.   ���'. -��� T ^_^ '  - Baker and -^.KtiTfM  Streets.-N- sonfifjjj  tyadden House  The only hotel In Nelson that has mr  under one management since 1880.  The,bed-rooms are well furnished and 11'  bjr electrloitf.  The bar, Is always stocked by the beat 6  Uo and Imported liquors and cigars.  ,  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprl  !ned  ited,  OT./  '-SI  ��� ^1  J. A, Sayward  HALL AND LAKE STREETS, KELSON  Porto Rico Lumber Co.  (LIMITED)  CORNER OF  HENDRYX AND VERNON STREETS  Rough and  Dressed p  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings.  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in  StocK.  We carry a complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  Porto Rico LumberCo. Ltd.  Contractors and Builders  WILL DO WELL TO .  Buy Their Lumber  AT  CO. Buchanan's  SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. McMANUS, Manager  -. >i_  4  Bar stocked with best brands of wines, liuiors,  and Cigars. Beer on draught. Large co,-fort-  .ablo,rooin6._Elrst-clas3 table board. 1.  _. . \ .���v i  RESTAURAKTV  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT  Cor. Baker and Hall Ste.  First-class table  R. tycrtyE, F -op.  EVERY   DAY  AT  THE   .  ClubHoti  BIG   SCHOONER  Beer or Half-and-half only  FRESH  10c  COOL  The only good Beer in Nelson  E. J. CURRAN, Prop.  Corner Stanley and Silica Streets.  iiniiimiimnunitrtTTTTiTrTTTTTnixiixuriin  JUST   ARRIVED  A Car Load of  Allen's Apple Cider.  THORPE & CO.   iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinnnit  hand.  o stock of flrst-olass dry material on  a full line of saah, doors, mouldings,  turned work, etc  Factory Work  a Specialty  Sardi  Foot of Hendryx street, Nelson  Telephono, W    Jofyll   RaQ,  Ag6Blt  Nelson   Wine   Co.  CHOICE WINES AND LIQUORS    '  Special attention given to family trade  TBX0rn8et^t,     FRANK A. TAMBLYT  Nelson, B.C, makaobs  lliJ^^M^fc^^^^^M  A' ''.4JL  '^"���ftl_\'"' ft  ��� 1%  1  Sir  fc*  ti  V  THE tfEteftttE: NELSON, B. C, THURSDAY JULY 19 1900  A^^sayeirs* Supplier  In these goods we keep a full supply and are able to fill the largest orders without delay.  a glance at our window and see the largest assortment of assayers" supplies in Canada.  W. F. Teetzel & Co.  Take  Victoria Block, Corner Baker and Josephine Streets.  NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  r  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  every bo y.   Tie Nelson  Clothing House  -ff^ZT' ��T- *���*��� ��^ ��"��� *����������/��� �����  Xif  to  ^���'^-���X)-S-l__''m_t'9'H_.'*_t'TS'^i'^'   I  9'9'0.0,W.0'9'0'0-00_^I  ESTABLISHED IN NELSON IN 1890. ^  ffl  JACOB DOVER, JEWELER  Wff-are once more before   you.     "VVe   are  headquarters  for all  kinds     of     precious  jewels.   We   are   up  to   date   in   designs  and   right   prices.   I  have the goods and I  want you all to know.  I guarantee all goods  , boug  t from me to compete in price and quality with the east  and i he west.    Call and inspect our diamonds, pearls, sapphires  ,and rubies."   They have no'equal in British Columbia.'  I want  your patronage.   All goods bought from us are guaranteed.  DOVER, The Jeweler  Nelson, British Columbia.  Our watchmaking and, repairing depart-  .ment��� is-strictly  up'to'  . date, and we; are   prepared fto ' repair   every  Randall kinds of watches.  ..Settings of every descrip-  * tion  made.'   Every J de-  - scription of repairing done by "competent  Mail orders receive prompt attention."  to  to  to  ffl  ffl  ' Baker  Street,  Nelson.  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ��-%__���_��''�����_��-��-__��'��'��-��'&&�����  AVE   ARE  What the public pronounces to be the Leading Grocers  of Nelson; where the Best Goods can be had at Lowest  Prices. Try us and be convinced, what everybody-says,  must be true.    ,   * *      , ,  ���  ^__t^__w_m^.______m_u__mm��*n____um*mm______M___m^m  The Western Mercantile Company, Limited  GROCERS  BAKER ST.  NELSON  lDon't_Imbibe^Snakes  Lots, of them In the oity water.  Get one of our filters  on crlal.   Prices 40 cents, $1.25 and $1.75.  OPPOSITE J">STOFFICK.  STRACHAN   BROTHERS.  CITY LOCAL NEWS  Gurth Guder leaves today for  Seattle en route to Dawson city.  He came out last fall after spending  three and one-half years in the  Klondike nnd has been in Nelson  ever since. Mr. Guder has claims  on the Sti-wart river and purposes  -"prospecting the headwaters of tho  ��� Klondike this summer.  The reward of $50, offered by  * Bruce White for information regarding tlio late Thomas O'Brien's  disappearance, has not been paid  yet. Several parties claim to have  been the first to find the body.  * The Egbert Specialty Company  ..] will play >it the Opera House to-night aud tomorrow. The press of  'pother-"towns which they have visit-  y ed speaks highly of them.  ";   ' The fire department had a prac-  ' tice run  to;, the  corner ' of Baker  and Hall streets yesterday afternoon.  "   The first sod on the construction  of the new Congregational church  was turned yesterday at the corner  of Silica ������ nd Stanley streets. L. W.  Kribs is in charge-of the work.  A meeting will be held shortly to  organize a joint stock company to  take over the park premises at the  end of the street car line and establish a fi* st-class athletic grounds.'  The program includes a half-mile  track aud crease for baseball, etc.,  with grand stand and training quarters.  A quiet wedding was celebrated  yesterday afternoon at the Methodist parsonage, when Miss Cora Stanton of Slocan, late of Portland, Or.,  became the wife of Robert G. Henderson, proprietor of the Arlington  hotel; at 'Slocan City. Rev.* j. H.  White' officiated, and the bride was  supported by her sister. Mr. and  Mrs. Henderson leave today for  Slocan City.  Three additions to Nelson's population are reported.' Mrs. E.J. Curran, of the Club hotel, aad Mrs. John  Anderson, Carbonate street, became  the mothers .of girls, and Mrs.David  Laughton, corner of Observatory  and Kootenay streets, gave birth to  a son.  F.   E. Hobbs   and   two   of   his-  daughters are paying Nelson' a visit  of pleasure and business. Mr. Hobbs  was formerly in charge of the Canadian Pacific machine shops at Donald,, and now   occupies   a   similar  position at Vancouver.    During his  stay in Nelson he will supervise the  laying out of ��� the roundhouse and*  machine shops, that the company  are erecting here.    Mr. Hobbs is  generally reckoned one of the best  mechanics in the employ of the C. ,\  P. R,  onto on the road, has purchased the  Morley ranch across the lake and  will go into fruit; and poultry extensively. Mr. Schultz goes east  next week to secure a carload of  nursery stock and chickens.  The masons on the Kirkpatrick-  Wilson-Clements block are expected  to finish their contract by Saturday. Contractor Gillette commences1 on Monday to lay the ground  floor joists.  At a further meeting 61' Nelson  wholesale merchants the details of  organization were "completed and  the matter of bringing tho necessities of the local wholesale trade  befoi'e the C. P. R. was taken up  again, a communication to the  freight officials being drafted. The  wholesalers desire the C. P. R. to  extend them concessions similar to  those granted other distributing  centres.  NOTES   ON   ATHLETICS.  The lacrosse club met at the firev  hall last night to consider the matter of bringing tbe Medicine Hat  team here for a game. It was decided to bring off the proposed  game, if possible, and to play  matches on August 4 and 5. In the  meantime active practice will be  resumed. Jack Vanstone was appointed manager of the club.  Several members of the Rifle association shot over the ranges yesterday. H. E. MacDonnell headed  the list with a score of 84 points.  Supporters of the Rossland baseball club are kicking because their  imported players are too costly,  with the result * that the club's  finances show a deficit. Incidentally  it is said that tbe Rossland club  was forced to import men because  of the action of neighboring clubs,  meaning Nelson. _ Rosslanders  may take notice that not a' single  member of the Nelson nine has been  imported. ��� They are all bona fide  residents, who came here in the  firstinstance without any inducements being,offered them. On one  ' occasion onjy has an imported man  played for Nelson. That was - in a  recent -match against Rossland,  when - the latter team had Olsen,  the Spokane pitcher, in the box and  five other imported men on their  team. *    P. W. Peters has issued a challenge on behalf of ��� himself and  three other C." P. R. officials offering  to shoot any other four members of  the association in any profession or  business. The C.-P. R. quartette  consists of Messrs. cPeters, McKay,  MacDonnell and Lewis.  The lawn tennis championship of  British Columbia will' be competed  for in the annual tournament of  the Victoria lawn tennis club, beginning July 30. The open events  include gentlemen's and ladies'  singles, gentlemen's and ladies'  doubles,-and-mixed-doubles.-=���="-���  The tennis tournament continued  yesterday with the following results :  - Men's singles���Crickmay defeated  Wetmore, 6-3, 6-3 ; E. T. Pollok defeated Barrow, 6-8, 0-2, 6-0.  Mixed doubles���Miss P, Crickmay  and F. M. Macrae defeated Mrs.  Buchanan and P. Criddle; Miss  Ferris and C. B. Winter defeated  Miss Crickmay and A. R.'Barrow.  Dundee Mine Examined.  E. Nelson Fell, superintendent of  the Athabasca, examined tho Dundee last week on behalf of the London syndicate, wliich intends to  purchase a control of the Dundee  Mining Company. It is now confidently expected that the deal will  be closed in about two weeks. Late  developments on the Dundes are of  the most favorable character. The  ledge has been opened on the surface for a distance of 1480 feet, and  is ten feet wide from end to end. It  is perhaps the longest ore chute iu  that section. The maiu shaft has  reached a depth of 300 feet, and  there are large reserves of silver-  lead ore ready for stoping as soon  as active work is resumed.  Volunteers Rejected.  Kingston, Jamaica, July 18.���  After the medical inspection nearly  half the militia who volunteered  for service in Ashanti, were rejected. The physique of the West  India militia is badly below   the  JAPAN REJECTED PROPOSAL  "What Cliina Wanted.  London, July 18.���The Shang-  Hai correspondent of the Daily  Express asserts that he has ascertained from an unimpeachable  source that when the question of  ah alliance between China and  Japan was under consideration last  autumn, the empress dowager sent  a commission to Tokio with secret  proposals to the mikado. These  proposals, says the correspondent,  contemplated . the conclusion  of a secret treaty having the object  of destroying all European . and  American influence in China and  Japan, the wholesale massacre of  foreigners and the division of the  wholo of eastern Asia, from Bur-  h to Siberia, between China and  ���n. The special commissioners  k a code prepared by ��� Li Hung  ���.iig and Shen for secret complication between the empress  vager and-,the'.mikado.-1 The  Japanese emperor utterly declined  to entertain the proposition.  J?  tc  Ol.  mi  do  More Sympathy for Borden.  Ottawa, Juiy 18���[Special to The  Tribune]���In the senate today Mac-  Ken zie Bowell asked if there was,  any information concerning the removal of Colonel Hughes. Mills said  there ,was nothing. Bowell took  the. opportunity- of expressing his,  sympathy, with Dtr. Borden in the  loss of his son. They all knew that  in war it was either to the grave or  victory. In this case a young man  of promise had been called away.  He desired to express his deep sympathy with Dr.'and-Mrs. Borden in  their bereavement. Mills thanked  Bowell for his kind words. Major  Borden- had been'-- *& young man of  great promise, brave, courageous,  op-Aii and liked by all who knew  him. They all sympathized with  thmr colleague, more particularly  when they remembered that he was  an only son.   Session Comes to. an End.  ��� Ottawa, July 18.���[Special to  The'Tribune.]���The longest session  on record except that of 1885, the  year of the Northwest rebellion,  came to a , close today .when lord  Minto prorogued parliament.-. There  was a.slim attendance;; nearly, all  th" members tand5,senators having  left for their homes. -r,\.j  -  Captured'Sixty-Two Guns.  Berlin, July 18.'���Admiral yon  Bendemrmn, -commander of the  German squadron, in.his acoount.of  the fighting at Tien-rTsin on July  14th, says: '��� When .the citadel was  captured 62 guns fell into the hands  of the allies."     >���-..������  The German commander-'says  aleo : " Regular 'railway communication . between   Taku   and Tien-  METHODIST CHURCH  Sunday School Picnic  TUESDAY.   JULY  24-th, 1900.  ESTABLISHED 1892  H.   BYERS  &  HARDWARE  CO.  ESTABLISHED 1892  Garden, Mill,  Steam  Hose.  and Suction  Crucible  Cast  Steel  Wire Rope  5-16 to 1-in. in stock.  Leather and  Rubber Belting.  Sheet, Square and Round Rubber  Flax and Garlock Packing  Pipe Fittings, Brass Goods, Rails  Black and Galvanized Sheet Iron  Soft Steel Plates  1-8, 3-16 and 1-4 x72, 96 and 120  Agents���Trims Oro Curs, Giant Powder,'and Metropolitan Fuse, oto.  H. BYERS & CO.  NELSON  KASLO  SANDON  Tsin will be opened on July 18th.  It was decided today that the senior  officers of the station should have  military control of the line until it  could be handed over to the ordinary authorities. The British  admiral wished - it to be ' handed  over at once. The Russians have  repaired the line and now occupy  it."  -  Mining Records.  Yesterday's mining records we're:  Agreement to sell, by J. Snuttle-  worth to A. L. Davenport in respect  to the Cable and Ten Broek mineral  claims, consideration $5,000, final  payment 395 days from July 14;  Certificates of work, to J. L. Vanstone on* the Shandon, to F. S.  Algiers on the Mammoth Crystal,  Oro and Jennie .Gray, to -W. S.  Doyle on' the North Star, Altoid  and Morning Star; to C. B. Dunlop  on the White Eagle; to C. M.  Moore on the Monte Carlo; to J. D.  Morice on the Highland Chief,  HOTEL ARRIVALS.        ,  Hume���W. J, Muldrow," foronto;"A."TffcAllls-  tor, Hamilton, Ontario; S. J. Henderson, Kaslo;  I). XV. Moore, Trail; XV. L. Hardin, Woodbury  (���reek; J. McGregor and wife, Rossland; P. B.  Wallace, K. D. Quay, Toronto; D. H. I.etbrMge,  Granby, Quebec; D. R. Young and family, Rossland; J. J.-McLcan, Moose Jaw, N. W. T.j J. A.  McKenzie* Greenwood: G. H. Burnhnrt, Ymir;  Mr and Mrs. Percy Dickinson, Slocan; J. H.  Heel, Queen Bess Mine.  Queens���H. K. Livingston. Robson; Miss C.  St. Johnston, Lardo; John Albi, E. Zarr and son,  Rossland; J. McVicar, Ymir.  Phair���J. C. Haas, J. W. Stewart, Spokane;  M. McDowell, Thomson's Laniiing; H. H. Parkes,  T. Hilliard, Rossland; David Heap, Sandon; T.  Patterson, Kaslo.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  ' A first-class cook to do general  house work, for a private family in tho country.  Apply to J. IL Lovo, Baker street, Nelson.     ' *,  ' The usual weekly dance , will be  held at the Lake Pft('k pavilion this evening.  Wanted���two good saddle horses.  Apply to O. prawning, oare of J. M. Williams,  B.aker street*  Wanted���A competent millwright.: Apply by letter to J. M. Williams,  Nolson.  . Furnished rooms  to' let���Apply  Carney block', ono 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 ex-mayor Neelands. possession  July 1st; rent $25.   Enquire Mrs. Robinson.  Prices from $10 to $30  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY i  &��&&&       �����"Js,s*S',^*a*S'  >���������������������� ������"*�����*��� -0-0-0-0-0-9-0  The steamer Moyie leaves city wharf for tho  BaKour grounds of the Outlet Hotel at 8 a. iu.,  roturn at fl p. m.  ADULTS_$l,_CHlLiDREN_35-ets.  YOU WANT  THE  BEST  Because the best is the cheapest. You save no money, in  buying goods of poor quality,  because the price is low. Poor  goods are the most expensive.  WE SELL THE STANLEY PIANOS  BROWN  House  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  185 Baker Street.  Telephone 10.   ffl  ffl  KIRKPATRICK  & WILSON.  . :zkWe have removed our place of business  for the next few months to the old Burns  shop, next to the Nelson Hotel, where .we  hope to see all our old customers and many  new ones.   Give us a call.  ffl  ffl  to   Telephone 10  ���JS'9-9'0  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  185 Baker Street  Car'Load of Lake .of the  Woods Flour'Has Just  Been Received. ���  Cheapest Place in IVelson to Outfit  Houston Block.  Telephone 161.  P. O. Box 176.  JOHN A. IRVING S CO,  Jfootenay Electric Supply & Construction Co., Ltd.  Electric Fixtures Electric Fans  Medical Batteaies  HOUSTON. BLOCK,  CORNER BAKER andvjosephinb streets.  Nelson, B. C.  >m  Thursday and Friday  July 19th and 20th  Egbert's Specialty Co  JEWELER  178 Baker Street  Nelson, B. C.  Introducing  Their  Celebrated  Novelty  Musical  We have sold 75 per cent of all the  PoPtlandLCenient  Wj  Fipe Brick Fire Clay  and Sewer Pipe  Wj  Wj  USED IN KOOTENAY  Wj  Ale and Porter  This is  Just received carload Dominion  (PINTS AND QUARTS)  Dominion White Label. Ale (pints and quarts).  %. : the finest Ale brewed in Canada.  Dominion Bulk Ale (16 gallon kegs)  Teacher's Scotch Whiskey is still the best.  THE A.LUMINUNJ CHJNjES K  Refined Specialties, Songs, Dances and  Lumiere's  Imported   Cinematograph, Showing the latest  Animated Pictures.  H. J. EVANS & CO.  Seats on Sale at Canada Book. & Drug Co.  Palace h/[eat SVJar^et  Headquarters  for all kinds'of  Fresh and Cured Meats.  A feature will be made of the poultry and  game trado.   They will always be on hand dur-  iht thoir Reason.  1 English standard < for militiamen.  Tliere is much wrath over the re--  jection of the volunteers.  J. L.  PORTER, Prop.  list) Josephine St*, between Baker and Vernon.  Telephone US.  Prices 50 and 75 Cents  SMOKE  ROYAL SEAL  AND  KOOTENAY BELLE  CIGARS  UNION MADE  m  m  Kootenay Cigar Mfg. Go.  NKIBON, BRITISH COLUMBIA ���  P. Burns & Co.  Wholesale and Retail  H1ftMOK.iia  Dealers in Meats  KTarkets at   Nelson,  Rossland,   Trail,  Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, Hey  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade Oity, Mid  way, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  .    :/'_.���*      < ���- AIiI��'KINIJ8 OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESAIiB AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker street, Nelson        B.C. TRAVES, Manager  .������-..��� ORDERS BY MATTi REOEiyBJ CAREFUL AND PROMPT ATTENTION. *  Wl^^^^i^,?fA^?. X, ���,, ,,  g^teab^'Sygg ?T^��M.'  ^r^'gur  -  K'  - ���'-  ���*/�� ~  vr^-*p^^<*-i��;mvrjtf**i*M*<t?5*ra^ '5o/i;^'.-/��v^j'u,;v^'*JC.i"'yiiittf3^��W.7S,i,^C//.vw��ri  K;*pg>WK^.'^ 'TV/* C V^*5 *n ** w*rwji-��*;

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