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 FgggWSg^  gjagggySSSSSSS^  T  ">a;*  "IU..   Hj! .IMI.  i''*'  I  to  DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH YEAH.  NELSON:  SATURDAY MORNING JULY 14  1900  PRICE FIVE CENTS  I''  IKE VON BUELOW'S NOTE  Will Use Nagasaki.  "Washington, July 13.���Mr. Wel-  lant, the Russian charge d'affaires,  called at tho state department today to talk over the Chinese situation -with secretary Hay. He  stated that ho had no advices from  liis own government touching tho  latest developments at I'ekin. lb  i.s understood that the state department is basing its repeated affirmations of the willingness of Russia  to permit largo operations by  ��� ������Japan*in China on the representations made by Mr. Wellant.  The department  is  much  gratified at the statements attributed to  count von Buelow in" the  outline of  liis note to the German States, published in the Associated Press  dispatches  this   morning, in  tho absence of the full text of the  note.  The officials have  read  in  the abstract a  complete  reaffirmation of  the principles laid down  by secretary Hay, as guiding the  policy of  llie   United  States  toward  China.  Some of  the  declarations   of   the  {fcrman chancellor might be almost  regarded   as    paraphrases   of   the  United States' note on the  subject.  The state department anticipates  no difficulty in  the trans-shipment  of troops and material and animals  for the army iu China iu the Japanese port of Nagasaki, as the contention that to uso it as a base in this  fashion would be a violation  of in-  .t-'rnational law, constituting a hostile act against China  in  the absence of a declaration of war, is declared by the officials here to be absolutely frivolous.    As a matter of  f,u*t, the war department has been  freely availing  itself of Nagasaki  as a point of transport aud port of  rest ever since the end  of  the war  with Spain, and the Japanese government, having made no objection  so far, is  scarcely  likely either  to  iiiake a.protest itself or to  entertain one from any other nation under present conditions.  .'Japanese   officials    here    expect  t\C..b marshall Nodza. will aceom-  7>any     the     Japanese'   expedition  siliout to sail  to China.    The  rank  of marshall possibly will  be superior  to that of any other  foreign  commander,  military  or naval,  in  China.    Under the  Japanese   system the  rank  of niarshall corresponds with that of field marshall in  llie French system.    As a  result of  the China-Japan Avar three marshalls  were   created   by   Japan,  namely  Camataga, who made the. remarkable   march   into China from  the  north ; Oyama, who entered China  further south and seized  Port Arthur; aud general Nodza, who had  the honor of being the iirst Japanese  officer  to  score an  important  1 t-iumph ou Chinese soil.'   He is be-  ��� yond middle life, is a stern disciplinarian and has  the  reputation of  being an impetuous lighter. -He is  a strong believer in cavalry.  pounds during the present week.  Both boxers are doing light work  now and -will ease up still more before Monday. Interest in the  sporting world is centered in the  match, but little betting has as  yet been done. The big plungers  recognize that all of Erne's cleverness and possibly a little more will  bo required to defeat tho little  Brooklyn whirlwind, and the condition of the men in the ring will be  carefully noted before many large  wagers are made.  STEPS TAKEN IN GERMANY  von  Sending - Siege Guns.  Berlin, July 13.���Count  Buelow's declaration regarding  Germany's aims in China is much  discussed by the press and is almost unanimously endorsed.  : iso Chinese advices have been received at the foreign office today,  which fact is interpreted by the  press as ominous of disastrous news  in a few days.  The German military expedition  will carry one battery of 15 centimeter howitzers for the siege of  Pekin. The marine minister intends to charter thirty or forty  vessels for Chiua, many of them to  be used as supply ships.  At a meeting held here at which  were present a number of the highest politicians, leading bankers and  other persons of prominence, a  society was organized to collect  money to provide physicians and  nurses for the China expedition.  The offers of persons to serve as  nurses have been so numerous that  many cannot be accepted at present. The situation in China begins to affect German trade.  Undesirable Immigrants.  Washington,   July    13.���H.   C.  _E*sportslof-_Canadian^Cattle.=  A.  Listowel, July 18.���Mr. A. Zoli-  ner of Newcastle-on-Tyue, and John  Scott, a local cattle dealer, shipped  from the G. T. R. station here to-  d:<y 102 cattle for England. They  comprised some of the finest export  cattle that have ever been shipped  from this district. Mr. Zoliner will  ship between 300 and 400 more in  a few weeks from here. He has  also shipped nearly 200 cattle from  the Wellington and Waterloo "districts. It is noteworthy that his  attention was attracted to Canada  with many largo dealers in Eng-r.  land mainly through the prominence in which the country has been  brought by the Canadian contingents in South Africa.  Night Bicycle Racing.  Cambridge, Massachusetts, July  13.���Nelson's distance at the end of  the two hours was 0770] laps, while  Pirie   was   second with G170 and  laps.  Stinson   0470  and  _%  rN  two  Japs. Miller 0470 and 2�� laps. To-  *tnl distance for the four nights'  aide of two hours each night: Nelson 264 miles, .597 yards; Pierce 259  miles, 740 yards; Stinson 250 miles,  H90 yards, and Miller 249 miles, 239  yards.   Lightweights in Training.  New Yojik, July 13.���Prank  Erne has had no difficulty in getting down to the required 128  pounds for his match with Terry  McGovern at Madison Square Garden next Monday night. When  the agreement was first signed  Erne anticipated some hard work  in taking off the extra flesh, but it  lias been easy, and the lightweight  champion has been as low as 126��  Hamlin of Boston, formerly au assistant secretary of the treasury,  has been in conference with the  treasury officials' today in opposition to the proposed action of the  department in establishing certain  points along the-Canadian frontier  at which immigrants may enter  the United' States. It was represented that the Canadian steamship lines would gladly cooperate  with the' department in keeping  out immigrants of the prohibited  classes and to that end would allow  United States government officials  to inspect at the foreign port of  embarkation of all immigrants  bound for the United States. It  was also stated that the Canadian  steamship lines would deport all  immigrants destined for the United  States who should fail to pass the  United States inspector at the  Canadian port of arrival. In view  of these statements, the matter  will be left open for the present.  Assistant secretary Taylor will have  a conference . with the officials of  the Canadian steamship lines at  Quebec during 'the next month or  =tw-0,=wlien=a=definite=understanding  on the subject will likely be reached.  i    Communicating With Pekin.  Paris, July 13.���The Chinese  minister here has communicated to  M. Deleasse, the" minister of foreign  affairs,, an important edict, dated  June 29th. To this M. Deleasse has  replied that since the Chinese government had the means to communicate with its representatives  abroad, it ought to guarantee communications between the foreign  powers and their representatives at  Pekin, aud he has therefore charged  the minister to transmit a telegram  to M. Pichon, the French minister  to China.  Statement is Denied.  Berlin, July 13:���The foreign  office today denied energetically to  a reporter of the Associated Press  the statement contained in cable  dispatches from China to some London papers that baron von Kettler  caused his own death through his  harsh treatment of the natives.  NEWS FROM SOUTH AFRICA  ��� o  Boers Disguise Themselves.  London, July 14.���Lord Roberts  hasisent nothing further concerning  the Nitral's Nek affair. Pretoria  dispatches, however, show that the  Lineolnshires lost half of their  officers, including colonel Roberts  who was wounded and taken prisoner. The stragglers continue to  arrive at tho camp. No further  news can be learned. , The British  fought stubbornly until the night  fell, when the cavalry turned their  horses loose. The Boer account of  the engagement places the British  casualties at over 200.  In the Burdeport affair, mentioned in lord Roberts' dispatches,  the men in the front rank of the  Boers wore khaki uniforms and helmets, and the dragoons passed  them unsuspectingly, under the impression that they were Hussars.  The mistake was not discovered until the Boers opened a heavy fire  when the dragoons were within 400  feet.  . British prisoners who escaped to  Kroonstadt have reported- that  general Dewet's force of 10,000 nieii,  with ten guns, expelled from Bethlehem by general Clements and  general Paget, has taken up a  strong position 15 miles to the  southward in the hills around  Reteif Nek. President Steyn is reported to be with them.  Another case of the Boers wearing khaki, is reported to have happened at Lindley on June 26th,  when they surprised a picket of 25  men of the Yorkshire Light Infantry, 18 of Avhom were killed or  wounded.      ���   Grand Forks Debentures Sold.  Grand Porks, July 13.���[Special  to The Tribune.]���A civic issue of  $50,000 worth of debentures were  today sold at par to the Trusts  Guarantee Company of Toronto.  The proceeds will be utilized in  completing the waterworks and  electric light systems, improving  the fire department, and constructing a new city hall. The Hon.-J.*,  R. Stratton and T. P. Coffee, president.aud general manager respectively of the guarantee company,  closed the deal today with mayor  Manley before leaving for Vancouver.      '  Will Not Seek Re-Election.  Vancouver, July 13.���[Special  to The Tribune].���From a source  that is generally well posted comes  the information that Hewitt Bostock will not stand -for re-election  for the commons from Yale-Cariboo. The reason given is that his  private business interests are being  neglected, and that his longer continuance in politics is out of the  question. The real reason is that  he feels that- the Laurier government has not kept faith with him  in the matter of the lieutenant-  governorship. ���-  these operators went to work as  usual and worked'until noon. When  they entered the" mill at 1 o'clock  the striking weavers attempted to  prevent them by force. They  failed in this and attempted to  carry the mill by storm. The operators inside made a spirited resistance and eventually drove the  attacking party; off. Then the mob  stoned the windows of the mill  facing the street. Two or three  people were injured, one woman  quite seriously.  BASEBALL   AND  FOOTBALL  Notes on Athletics.  'The .Stanford; University and  Nelson ball teams line up for today's game at 3 o'clock on the recreation ground.: The visitors arrive on the morning train from  Rossland, where they played yesterday, and will-be met at the de-  pbt-by representatives of the local  club. Waters will pitch for Nelson, with Houston behind the bat.  Stanford is playing fast ball, and  the home nine will have its hands  full to defeat the visitors.  Italy's Contingents.  Rome, July 13.���A contingent^of  troops for Chiua leave 'Naples on  July 18th. According, to'the Tri-  buna a second contingent, which,  like the first, will be 'composed of  two battalions,' will be sent. The  expeditionary corps will thus be  raised to 5000 men-  New York Brokers Fail.  New York, July 13.���The office  of Lewis G. Lewsdbury & Co., produce exchange brokers, 32 Broadway, was closed tonight on an  attachment secured against the  firm by W. Browning for $12,472.59.  Ore Shipments to Grand Forks.  Grand Forks, July 13.���[Special  to The Tribune.]���On Monday the  Lone Star mine, on the Colville reservation, Washington, will commence shipping ore to the Grand  Forks smelter. The ore will be  hauled here in wagons at the rate  of 500 tons per month. Ore receipts to date at the smelter from  the Knob Hill and Old Ironsides  aggregate 900 tons.  Closing the Fatnotic Fund.  Ottawa, July 13.���[Special to The  Tribune.]���It has been decided to  close the patriotic fund on July  31st. The receipts to date are  $315,591, with $1605 interest, or a  total of $317,196. Over $10,000 has  been given in relief.  Chinese Bebels Defeated.  Brussels, July 13.���M. de Fa-  breau, minister of foreign affairs,  has received a telegram from M. de  Castierde Marchienne, secretary of  the Berlin legation ab Pekin, dated  at Shanghai, stating on'jbhe authority of a Chinese source. that the  troops faithful to general Nieh Si  Chang have defeated the rebels near  Pekin, and. that they, recognized  the authority of prince Ching and  general Yung Lu, who had arrived  to defend the Europeans.  Don't Like Englishmen.  . Valleyfield, Quebec, July 13.���  The weavers in the Empire mill of  the Montreal Cotton Company went  out on strike yesterday because of  the employment of an Englishman.  Last evening the operators in one  of the departments met and condemned the strike.     This morning  Manager Waterman concluded  arrangements yesterday with the.  Spokane team to play here on the  21st and 22nd instant.  "The members of*the second  ball eleven were out for  foot-  were out for practice  last night. All the players turned  up, and a lively hour's kicking was  had. The. players are enthusiastic  and are already figuring on taking  on one of the outside teams for a  game. .,  The intermediate baseball club,  which recently switched . from  lacrosse, is corresponding with  Rossland to secure a game in the  near future.        , *.  When the football team left  Slocan City Thursday they were  informed by various prominent  citizens that the action of the  Slocan City players had so disgusted the celebration committee  that, the $200 purse would probably  be cut iip.'among~'tue_visiting- teams  for expenses. Other counsels evidently prevailed for yesterday  secretary McAdam received a telegram from Slocan City . asking if  Nelson would play Silverton, Slocan  City and Sandon there on Monday  for the money or its equivalent in  prizes. The local* executive hurriedly met and declined the invitation. Even if the players could  afford the time, the team is chary  of any tournament in which the  Slocan City team pulls the strings.  The regular shoot of the gun  club takes place this afternoon at  the targets on the lake front below  Stanley street.  Secretary Forbes of the cricket  club says their net will be ready for  practice today probably. Once it  is set up there will be net practice  everyjrfternoon.  Rossland beat Stanford College  at Rossland yesterday by 12 runs  to 5.  ^_  Attempted Incendiarism in Paris.  Paris, July 13.���Inquiries are  being made into what may possibly  turn' out to have been a serious  attempt, to destroy the grand palace of the Champs Elysees on Wednesday night. A watchman of .the  cellars, which were filled with  packing cases and a large quantity  of other inflammable matter, overheard a conversation between two  men, leading him to believe that a  plot was on foot to set fire to tho  building. The men fled when it  was known he was coming. A  search next morning resulted in the  discovery of two sealed boxes filled  with black powder. The police believe the boxes, were left by workmen when they excavated the foundation of the building, or were hidden there by thieves who intended  recovering them later on.  'Shooting at Bisley.  London, July 13.���Ireland won  the Elcho challenge shield at Bisley  today with a score of 1537, England  1518, Scotland 1505. Corporal Cole  of the Dorsets today Avon the tie of  yesterday with musketry instructor Wallingford for the first prize  of the Prince of Wales' competition.  Among the unfinished competitions, Dr. Sayer, the American revolver shot, distinguished himself  by making two highest possible  scores with a Colt at twenty yards.  Price of Copper.  London, July 13.���Copper closed  spot ��72, futures ��72. i"  Ll WILL STAYJT CANTON  Chinese Mount, Fresh Guns.    >  London, July 13.���The scanty  cable dispatches received today add  nothing' to the knowledge in London of the Chinese situation. It is  stated positively from Canton that'  Li Hung Chang will remain there  uutil the allied troops have defeated prince Tuan's forces and will  then go north to lend his powerful  aid in arranging terms of peace cooperating with prince Ching, Yung  Yu and the other pro-foreign viceroys: For the present Li Hung  Chang considers that he can best  control and direct the viceroys  from Canton and also keep in cheek  that turbulent province.  All the foreigners and missionaries have vacuated When Chii and  have arrived at Ling Po. Large  bodies of Boxers appeared at When  Chu and threatened to exterminate  the foreigners and Christians. They  also distributed banners, badges  and inflammatory and anti-foreign  appeals.  . The Tien-Tsin correspondent of  the Express, telegraphing July 11th,  asserts that the Chinese are closing  in on the allies, they have mounted,  adds the correspondent, twelve  fresh guns in advantageous positions  with which they are' sweeping the  foreign ��� settlements, the incessant  fire rendering position after position  quite untenable.  TJie Daily Mail's St. Petersburg  correspondent says that in the last  six hours' battle outside of Tien-  Tsin the Cossacks captured six  Krupp guns and killed a number of  fleeing Boxers. The Chinese lost  three hundred killed, including general Kek.  '.  New Japanese Minister.  Washington, July 13.���Tlie.state  department today was advised by  the Japanese legation of - the appointment of Mr. Kogoro Takasina  as Japanese minister at Washington. He is due in Washington  about the middle of next month  when rhe -'���-���-'- -will " present' his  credentials to the . president.  Coming direct from the foreign  office, where he has been high in  authority, Mr. Takasina's" presence  in Washington will be most timely  in connection with- the Chinese  situation, as he is thoroughly conversant with that subject and with  the part which Japan proposes to  take in the rehabilitation of China.  having spent any considerable  amount of money anywhere in  town between noon and 3:30 p.m.  on Tuesday, July 3rd, when he was  last seen alive going in the direction  of the wharf.   Bioting in Belfast.  Belfast, July 13.���A riot occurred last evening when a party  of Nationalists tried to demolish  the Orange triumphal arch. The  attempt was followed by a fight, in  the course of which women tore up  paving stones and handed them to  the combatants. The police charged  the rioters aud dispersed them. A  sergeant and several constables  were severely injured.   '  Businesslike Shooting.  Mount Sterling, Kentucky, July  13.���At Mariba, Menefee county,  deputy U. S. marshal Howard  Wilson was killed and Tip Day and  Joseph Bush fatally wounded yesterday. AVilson, accompanied by  William Stamper, had gone in  search of Day, who was wanted in  Virginia on special charges,, including alleged violation of the internal  revenue laws. Not far from Mariba  tlfey^Ine"up~witlr"Day���and_Busli7  and when the officers made known  their business the shooting began.  Wilson shot Bush through the body  and Day shot Wilson through the  heart, killing him instantly. Stamper shot Day through the head.  Italy Wants Nothing.  Ro.ME, July 13.���The marquis  Visconti Venosra, minister of foreign affairs, replying today in the  chamber of deputies to an interpellation regarding the intentions  of the government as to Chiua,  said: "The cabinet has no political  intentions toward expansion or intrigue in China. Its programme is  to maintain perfect accord between  Italy and the other powers. Wo  cannot leave entirely to others the  protection of our home rights, nor  are we disinterested in the work of  mutual interests and civilization  which the powers are seeking to  carry out iu China."  Railroad Shops Burned.  St. Paul, July 13.���Fire broke  out in the Chicago Great Western  shops at South Park this afternoon  and destroyed all the buildings formerly occupied by the Great Western shops. The loss is estimated at  from $100,000 to $150,000. The  buildings were filled with shingles.  Where Did His Money Go?  The friends of the late Thomas  O'Brien, whose body was found in  the lake on Thursday morning, are  wondering why no inquest has been  held. They say* he drew $50 out of  the bank at noon on the day he  was I6st,"he had only 10 cents on  him when found and they have  J>een able to find no trace of his  A STEADY WEEK'S BUSINESS  ���������-- ^  Wholesalers' "Report.  o No unusual features have developed among local wholesalers during the week ending today. Business i.s good all along the line, with  a promising outlook. Yesterday's  shipments were as follows:  Turner, Beeton & Co., liquors  and dry goods.���Robson, New Denver, Slocan City, Ymir, Kaslo,  Salmo and Moyie.  Starkey & Co., commission merchants.���Rossland, Slocan City,'  Sandon, Greenwood, Whitewater  and Trail.  Lawrence Hardware Company,  hardware and mining supplies.���  Moyie, Pilot Bay, Phoenix, Lemon  Creek, Porto Rico, Kaslo, Slocan  City, Ymir, Fire Valley and New  Denver.  H. J. Evans & Co., commission  merchants.���Ymir, Erie, Greenwood, Silverton and Balfour.  W. F. Teetzel & Co., assayers'  supplies.���Moyie, Erie, Sandon and  Rossland.  Thorpe & Co., mineral and aerated waters.���Ymir and Grand  Forks.  John Cholditch & Co., wholesale  grocers.���Whitewater, Moyie, Cranbrook. Kaslo, Trout Lake City, New  Denver, Ymir, Slocan City, Sandon,  Trail. Ferguson. ��������-"*'  - California Wine Company, Limited, wines and cigars.���Fort Steele,  Sandon, Kaslo,.New Denver, Silver-  ton, Slocan City and Whitewater.  J. Y. Griffin <& Co., provisions and  produce.���Kaslo, Cranbrook, Grand  Forks, Ymir, Moyie, Slocan City,  Cranbrook and Anaconda.  Brackman & Ker Milling Company, Limited, flour and feed.���  Ainsworth, Sandon, Ymir, Creston,  New Denver, Kaslo, Waneta, Erie  and Kuskonook.  Kootenay Supply Company, Limited, wholesale grocers. ��� Salmo,  Kimberley, Sirdar, Ymir, Erie, New  Denver and Eholt.  Kootenay Cigar Manufacturing  Company, cigars. ��� Calgary, Macleod, Cochrane, Golden and Revelstoke. ,_;  : A. Macdonald & Co., wholesale  grocers.���Coryeli,_^Grand__Forks,  "Rossland, Slocan Junction, Robsou,  Whitewater, Camborne, Kitchener,  Fire Valley, Alamo, Silverton,  Moyie, Grand Forks, Trail, Ymir,  Erie and Sandon.  Nelson Wholesalers Organize.  The wholesalers of Nelson some  time ago decided to organize an  association for the protection of  their interests and in enhancement  of Nelson's position as a wholesale  center, aud last night they met at  the board of trade rooms and organized and elected officers. The  meeting was called at short notice,  so all the firms were not included,  but others have signified their intention of joining tho . association, which is called the Nelson  Wholesale Merchants' Association.  The following officers were elected :  President, P. Chapman, A. Macdonald & Co.; vice-president, R.  Robertson, J. Y. Griffin & Co.;  secretary, R. J. Hamilton, John  Cholditch & Co. After the election  of officers a long discussion ensued  on the best way to secure certain  concessions with regard to railway  rates which are necessary to enable  Nelson to fully utilize her natural  geographical position as a wholesale  center, and the matter was laid before F. W. Peters for submission to  headquarters. Those present included P. Chapman, R. Robertson, R. J.  Hamilton, Frank Gibbs, Louis  Hyde, Ferguson, G. E. C. Martin  and F. R. Stewart.  OPPOSITION TO THE BYLAWS  Comes From a Disaffected Element.  The   ratepayers   of   Nelson  aro  asked to endorse the issue of $76,000-'  in debentures, $15,000 of the money  to be used iu extending the waterworks system  of the city, $15,000  iu extending the electric lighting  system,   $20,000 in  extending the  sewer   system,   $20,000 for   street*'  improvements, aud $6000 for the  payment of a road-making plant.  A statement has been made of the  city's" financial   condition,    which*  shows that every dollar so far ex-���  pended on public works is prodiic���"  ing revenue;   a showing  that no  ,  other cifcy   in  Canada can   make?. \  But notwithstanding this showing, ,'  the newspaper mouthpiece of the :*  corporate interests that are secretly,  working   to    discredit   municipal .'-  ownership of public utilities, and,,  of the cheap fakirs and transient %  peddlers   that   infest    prosperous,  towns and of the disgruntled element that can be found in every  community; a newspaper that has ,  never been right on any question "  since it has passed into the control  -"  of an old gentleman who is in his ,"���  dotage, is so violently opposed to-' v.  the passage of the by-laws that "it '  ;  is defamatory and libelous in its   it  utterances.    This newspaper says' >",  that the purchase of the electric -   '  light   plant   by" the  eity   was'   a -  swindle ; -in other words, that ex-   ���*-  aldermen W. F. Teetzel, John" J.    *5  Malone, James A.  Gilker,  Thomas,  Madden, E. P. Whalley and Charles    -  Hillyer, and mayor John Houston/'~*  are swindlers; that when in office   ^  in 1898 they violated their oaths of,  office.   This is a serious charge, but -  it   is not made   by a responsible  newspaper.   -It is made-by a news-   "  paper that is wholly irresponsible; -t  by one whose editor is controlled <��� ,  by a ��� gang of politicians .who are   *  invariably defeated by the people,   -_  and who cannot take defeat like,",  men. - r  -���   . y  Nelson   owns   its   electric .light   ���**<  plaut.      Rossland's .electric   light ~ ?���  plant is owned by the West Koote- ''��i  nay   Power. &. Light    Company,-;^  .which is doing its utmost to effect ���'.  an entrance into'Nelson, ":in'which"  effort it has  the assistance of the    *  Nelson Electric Tramway Company.  The .rate   for electric lighting  in   ���  Nelson is on an average 25 per cent _  lower than at Rossland.    In Nelson  the   lighting system pays  10 per  cent profit after paying all fixed  charges.   This profit goes into the  city treasury, and the   people of  Nelson  get  the  benefit  of  it.    Iu  Rossland whatever profit is derived  goes into the pockets of sir Charles    -  Ross of Scotland and his associates,  the   people   of   Rossland    getting  none of the benefits.   In Rosslaud  the rate of taxation is 2 per cent ou *  tiie assessed value of* real estate.  In  Nelson  the  rate  is  1 per cent.  This  is  one' of the results of the  "swindle" that W.  F. Teetzel  and  John J. Malone and James Ai'-" Gil- .  ker and Thomas Madden and E. P.  W'halley^and^Chafler'Hillyer and"  John   Houston committed   during  the   year   1898, when  they   weie  League Games.  Cleveland 1, Minneapolis 5.  New York 14, Brooklyn 1.  Pittsburg 8, Philadelphia 2.  Cincinnati 1, St. Louis 0.  Springfield 4, Providence S.  members of the city council.-  It was decided early this year to  macadamize Baker and other  streets on which there is heavy  traffic, because of the condition of  these streets in the early spring  and fall, when they are almost impassable for traffic. Not a word of  dissent was heard from even the  truculent Miner when the work was  first commenced. Ono block has  been macadamized according to  specifications prepared by the city  engineer, au official that has been  lauded to the skies by the newspaper that is% now denouncing his  work as an experiment that' has  cost thousands of dollars. The  truth is that the block completed is  a piece of work that has not cost  the city an unnecessary dollar; it  happens to be a block that leads  directly to the only real estate that  the city owns within the business  portion of the town; a piece of real  estate on which is situate the fire  hall and the city offices. Ifc is a  block of a street whose frontage  for two blocks is assessed for.$lll,-  650, or a seventeenth of the total  of the city's assessed valuation.  This goes to show that it is an important side street, and it is one on  which there is heavy traffic.  But facts are not wanted by  those who are opposing the passage  of the bylaws. These people and  their organ are imbittered because  of successive defeats at the polls;  and they will never be happy, for  the majority of the people of Nelson have little use for them as individuals and nothing bnt distrust  for them collectively.  "'-"'���il  r^_.r__  **i$%to__$_wr' THE TRIBUNE: NELSON B. C SATURDAY JULY 14 1900  -Price Sale  OF SUMMER GOODS  Although we have been busy selling at slaughter prices  for the past 30 days, we find our stock is still very much  too large. Our motto is, "Never carry goods over from  one season to another." So the balance of this season's  buying must go at prices regardless of cost. This price list  will giv you an idea of- what bargains we have for you.  Similar '.-eductions will be given on many lines that space  will nol permit us to quote; Each department.has its own  surprising bargains.    Come and see.  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY.  Blouses  5 dozen Ladies Print Shirt Waists, light and dark patterns,  fast colors.    Regular price $1,  to clear at 25c each.  3 dozen    Ladies'   Muslinj   Shirt   Waists,   collars   to   match.  Regular price $2, while they last 90c each.  4 dozen Silk Blouses to go at half price.  Corsets and Misses' Waists  INCORPORATED 1670.  Carpets  "Wiltons  Axminsters  Brussels  Tapestries  Take your choice, select your  pattern, show us the floor, you  have no more worry.  Prices and quality always satisfactory. We sew and lay all  carpets free of charge.  _-A'%eyi''-_ ___'__['&'___'__\'^L _\.'4__'W_''\__'\_\'\_\'' ^.'H'X_'__.'^-Xv'tm_'\t-'$__'t1_'_:t' ��� '��������-^^'^'^'^'^'^'^'^'^'^'^'^'^'^''^'^'^'^'?��''^'z_\'__i.__\'___'___'_-i..  !/^^"^-^-^-^-^>^.^.^-^-^-^'^-^-^-^.^-^.^-^'^'^'^^'^-^- 7?*?^?*:?^?^-'5??.?'?.?.?.?;y.-?.,;.'S.^'?.?.?.'?**g^  Uf  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  FRED  IRVINE <&  OO.  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, ancl Linoleums at cut-down prices.  FRED  IRVINE &  GO.  ���if-''  Xti  to  iti  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  iti  to  to  Mr  ^'^A'di^'Sdda'SA'S'fi'id'S'iMd'Sj'S &&&&&1&&&&  ^^9-0.0-0.0-0-0-0-0.0^0-0-970-0^0-0-0-��-0-0'0.0'0-0-i��       ^���^.^.^^.^.^.tP.^.^.^.'S-C'^.^.^^.^.'^.'ff.^.'^.ff.'^.^.^.Si*  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.  |_Two lots of Corsets and Misses'  Regular  price  50c and   75c,  Waists,  broken   as  to size,  but yours for 25c per pair.  Ladies' Vests  n-s-d  ozen Ladies' Vests.    Regular price 10c each, to be cleared  out at 6 for 25c.  dozen   Ladies'- Cotton Vests, half sleeves.    Regular   price  15c each, a bargain at 2 for 15c.  1  dozen Ladies'. Summer Vests, half or full sleeves.   Regular  price 20c, at half. price 10c each.  Ladies' Parasols  Black Parasols, silk and wool mixed tops, steel rods, congo,  horn, or   silver-mounted   handles.    Regular  price   $4, a  . snap at $2 each.  ���hildren^=Sfo?a^^Kats  s  Bay Stores  parliament adjourns, it authorize  the government to take such measures as it deems advisable during  the recess. If this is done there  will remain no excuse for halfhearted measures and minister  Fielding will probably have to  -work overtime to keep his surplus  in sight. "   While the majority of Canadians  may incline to the belief that their  minister of militia bought a gold  brick, when he contracted for those  emergency rations,'-they will not"  take kindly to the action of the  Tory press in quoting opinions from  United States newspapers for the  purpose of supporting their charges.  Alex Stewart  Room 3J Turner & Boech Block.  NELSON.  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON  B.C.  CWte MrVibxmz.  8 dozen   Straw  Sailors, ranging in   price from   30c to $1.25  to be cleared; out at half price.  When the court   sentenced the  three Welland canal dynamiters to  life imprisonment, a chorus of approval went up from the Canadian  press   from  the   Atlantic to   the  Pacific.    This happened but a.few  weeks ago, but it has been sufficiently long for a very great change of  opinion.   Recent developments have  shown that the Domiuion may now  be called upon to observe a close  watch of the penitentiary in which  the  dynamiters are imprisoned, in  view of attempts to effect release  by    blowing   up   the   institution.  Public opinion'now leans to the conclusion that the court could have  simplified the matter by hanging  all three.  Having acquitted themselves so  well in South Africa the admirers  jafjCanadalslxolunteers^are^demand^  ing that a place be found for them  in the threatened Chinese trouble.  It is now suggested,  that   before  Mines  Real Estate  Insurance  Loans  FOR   SALE   CHEAP.  $1600 will buy choicest residence corner in city,  for l.vpo days only, 50 by 120 feet.  8225, $23 cash rest on lime, will buy lot in block  70  S150. $50 cash rest on time, will buy choice lot  in Bogustown, on car line. ���.  MOLLY GIBSON  SHARES  Five-roomed houfc to rent on Hendryx street,  $12.50 per month.  CRATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  THORPE Sc CO., LIMITED.���Corner Vernon  and Cedar streets, Nelson, manufacturers  of and wholesale dealers in tcrated waters and  fruit syrups.. Sole agents for Halcyon Springs  ���mineral water.   Telephone 60. .   ASSAYERS*   SUPPLIES.  WF. TEETZEL Sc CO.-Corner Baker and  ��� Josephine streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers, in assayers supplies. Agents for Denver  Fire Clay Co. of Denver, Colorado.   CIGARS.  KOOTENAY CIGAR . MANUFACTURING  CO.���Corner Baker���: and HaU streets, Nel  son, manufacturers of "Royal Seal" and "Koote  nay Belle" brands of cigars. ���          COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  H- J. EVANS & CO.���Baker street, Nolson  ��� wholesale dealers in liquors, cigars,  cement, fire brick and fire clay, water pipe jand  steel rails, and general, commission merchants.  ELECTEICAL   SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY & CONSTRUCTION COMPANY- Wholesalo dealers in telephones,' annunciators, bells, batteries,  fixtures, etc., Houston-block. Nelson.   FLOUR AND FEED.  BRACKMAN - KER MILLING . COMPANY  ���Cereals, Flour, Grain, Hay. Straight or  mixed cars shipped to all Kootenay ��� Points.  Grain elevators at all principal points on Calgary-  Edmonton R." R. Mills at Victoria,-New.Wcst-  minster. and Edmonton, Alberta.'   TAYLOR   FEED &: PRODUCE' CO.-Baker  street,. Nelson.-.;(Georgo   F.- Motion's old  "Grain, Hay and Produce.'  Correspondence solicited.  AMERICAN  AND  EUROPEAN  PLANS  MEALS  25  CENTS  ROOMS LIGHTED BY ELECTRIC1TT  AND HEATED BY STEAM  25 CENTS TO * 1  stand). Flour, Feed,'  Car lots' a specialty.  Phone-26.        ^  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  BURNS "&-. CO.-Bakor  street,   Nelson,  wholesale dealers in fresh and cured meats.  Cold storage.  -  P.  321 to 331 Baker Street, Nelson.  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER BTREET. NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  AND AMATEUR  PHOTOGRAPHERS'  SUPPLIES OF  ALL KINDS.  CANADA DBU&  k BOOK CO;  NELSON, 11. C.  Large comfortable bedroom  and  flrst-clasa  dining-room. Sample rooms for commercial men.  RATES S2 PER DAY  GROCERIES.  A   MACDONALD & CO.���Corner Front and  ���   Hall? streets,   ' wholesale  grocers   and  jobbers in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  . mackinaws and miners' sundries.  KOOTENAY. SUPPLY. COMPANY,   LIMITED���Vernon    street.   Nel firm     whnlpajvlo  TED���Vernon  grocers,  street, Nelson,   wholesale  Alex Stewart  Room 3, Turner-Bceekh Block.  MOM TO LOAN  ON  AT   ALL   TIMES  IMPROVED    PROPERTY.  JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front street,* Nel-  ��� son,'wholesale, grocers. -_   FR. STEWART & CO.���Warehouses onC. P.  ��� R. track, foot of Stanley street, Nelson,  wholesale- dealers. in provisions,, produce and  fruits. Cold storage. Agents Armour & Co.'s  bacon, hams, lard and other products. -���  J. Y. GRIFFIN & CO.���Front .street, Nelson,  ���   wholesalo   dealers   in  provisions,   cured  meats, butter and eggs. .   HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  H BYERS Sc CO.���Corner Bakor and Josephine  ���   streets, Nolson, wholesale dealers in hard  ware and: mining supplies.  Powder Co.;:       .   ��� ��� ,  Agents for Giant  STRAIGHT LOANS  "^^^SpoFccntfintercstpayablesemtannuallyr  Men's Furnishings  We  line entirely and  the balance of  at   prices so, low that a speedy  intend closing  out  this  our   stock will   be sold  clearance will follow.  Men's Colored Shirts, sizes   15  to i6_]4.    This season's  terns, regular price 75c, very special-to clear 25c*  Men's   Colored   Shirts,  nearly all   sizes.    Regular, price  but now to clear 55c.  Men's  Summer  Balbriggan   Underwear.    Regular price  and $1, to be sold at 40c per suit.  Neckties, Suspenders, and Socks.    Everything in this department at big reductions.  pat-  $1,  75C  HOUSTON BLOCK, BAKER STREET  Notice to Union Men.  The grievance committee of  the Trades and Labor Council  have declared the Contractors  Lister and Kerr 1o be on the  unfair list, and all union men  and sympathizers are requested  to bear this in mind.  By Order of the Committee.  To t\\e Public.  Since the grievance committee of tho Trades  and Labor Council have seen lit to advertiso us  ai (what thoy call) " unfair." wu make this stato-  mont to show what led us to t his decision. Homo  four weeks ago we hired two first-class mechanics at the rato of $.''.75 per day of nino hours. At  that timo we were unable to procure) enough  first-class men to carry on our work. They hod  not worked long before a delegation of the Carpenters' Union waited on them, requesting them  to join the union. This they refused to do from  conscientious principles of their own, and stated  before the union their reasons, but at the same  timcjoll'ered to pay all union fees, inco the union,  plough they could not take an obligation which  compelled tliem to bo governed by a majority in  thoir treatment of other people. The result was  that after spreading many fal-sc reports about us  and without ever consulting us in'any way or  manner, or giving us any notice, tho union called  otfotir men. We havc refused to dischaige the  mechanics in question, and have not tho slightest  iutention of doing so, a? skilled mfchanics aro a  scarce commodity, even among theunion. Since  calling off our carpenters, they have done all in  their power, by fair means and foul, lo boycott  us, calling oit laborers, plasterers and painters,  using bribes of cash and promised work to 'irien  in our employ, threatening others for whom wc  arc working, and in some cases, we regret to soy  have not stopped short of lying. Our work, how  ever, has gone on as usual and wc have now a  full stall' of competent carpenters, plastercw,  brioklayors and painters, to wiiom we are paying,  in evory case, either union or moro than union  wages. For this the grievance OJinmittcc has  placed us on their unfair list (by whioh we sup.  pose they mean that they intond to deal unfairly  with' us), biit we leave it for an unprejudiced  public to decide who is unfair.  LEICESTER tc KERR.  Nelson, July 33th, 1900. j  INSTALLMENT PLAN LO/^NS  To pay ofTa loan of $1000 with.  interest and principal, for a  period of five years  $20.90 per month  Peven years ...:     10 75    "      "  Ten years     12 !0    "      "  Fifteen yoars     10 35    "    .'.  H. R. CAMERON  Baker Stroet, Nelson. Agent and Appraiser.  Mining stocks  BOUGHT AND SOLD  Referendum Treasury Stock  Exchequer, 1000  Big Horn, 5000  Peoria. 5000-500  Richelieu, 1000  WANTED  Rambler-Cariboo and Giant  Kor sale���6-room houso, Hume addition, 8850.  11-room houso, cheap; teims easy; close in.  CALL ON  H. A. Prosser  BROKER,-WARD STREET  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY���  ��� Baker St.; Nelson, wholesalo dealers in  hardware and'mining supplies, and water and  plumbers'supplies. .--������ ';-������-. ��� .   - 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. '  POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE.  HAMILTON==POWDER=GOMPANY���Baker=  street, Nelson, manufacturers of dynamite,  sporting, stumping and black blasting powders,  wholesale dealers in caps and fuse, and electrio  blasting apparatus.'���. . : ;  SASH AND DOORS.  NELSON SAW AND PLANING. MILLS,  LIMITED���Corner Front and Hall streets,  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale 'dealers  in sash and doors; all kinds of factory work made  to order.  N|rs. E. C. ClarKe, Prop,  LATE OF THK.ROYAIi HOTEL, OALQARY  Mn>lfl<ii.     U...��.    Baker and Ward.  ivjadden House st> eets> Nelson  The only hotel in Nelson that lias remained,  under one management since 1890. '  The bed-rooms are well furnished and lighted  by electricity.  .The bar is always stocked _r the "best dom s-  tlo and Imported liquors and oigarw.  THOMAS MADDEN. Proprietor.  SLOCAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. II. McMANUS, Mann ger.  Bar stocked with best brands of * vines, liquors,  and Cigars. Beer on draught. I tirgo comfortable rooms.   First-class table boa *d.  RESTAURANT  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT  Cor. Baker and Hall Sts.  First-class table  IR. f^cRr\E, Prop.  EVERY   MY  BIG   SCHOONER  Beer or Half-and-half only  N1  TENTS   AND   AWNINGS.  'ELSON TENT AND AWNING FACTORY-  Bakor street, Nelson.- Manufacturers of all  kinds of . tents, awnings, and canvas goods.  P. O. Box 76.   Theo: Madson, proprietor.  WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMITED���Comer Front and HaU streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers In wines (case and bulk,  and domestio and imported cigars.'  DR. ALEX FORIN  Office:  Houston Block.  FRESH    It jr?   COOL  Tho only good Boor in Noftow  Having Purchased  the Business  Of Fred J. Squire, merchant  tailor, Nelson, I intend to  continue the business so as  to keep the patronage of all  Mr. Squire's old patrons and  g*et 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. SQUIRE. Manager.  Arthur Gee  MERCHANT  TAILOR  Removed to Baker Street, opposite the Queon's  *C03flr��it^tJ<Mfl2r  GREAT REDUCTION  Hard Coal  Anthracite  TELEPHONE  33  $9.65 j*pro^*s Nosb  I Coal  DELIVERED  6    $6.15  C.W. West ft Co.  E. J. GORRAN.lrop.! Lethbridge Calt Coal  Cornnr Sfjvnlnv _r,A filllno c��.n.>.        * 1 "  Corner Stanloy and Silica Streets.  J. E. ANNABLE  GENERAL  BROKER'  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  houso for rent. .   _^^_ Bee ANNABLE  MONEY TO LOAN  ON  AT 7 PER CENT  BUSINESS PROPERTY  Apply G. L. LENNOX, Solicitor, Nolson a C  ARCHITECTS.  ���RiWART  &  CARRIE���Architects.    Rooms 7  J-J   and 8 Aberdeen block, Baker street, Nelson.  ' ENGINEERS.       ~ ".  /-JHARLES PARKER���Mining and milling en-  >^   gineer.   West Baker street. Nelson.  Charles St Barbe  Stock aqd Share Broker  General Agent  E P. Whalley, d. P.  NOTARY PUBLIC  ^Offlco with C. W. West &.C6., corner HaU and  Baker.streots.  City offloo of the Nelson Sodawater Factory.  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Victoria and kootenay Streets.  P. O. Box 669. TELEPHONE NO 95  HmiHtTirTTTTTTIIl.,,.TTITTTtrr  JUST   ARRJVED  A Car Load of ������  Allen's Apple Cider.  THORPE & CO.  Tho best value for the money In tho market  fir all purposos.  TE.'tMS cabu     W. P. Tikrnbv, General Agent  T deohone 147.    Office with C. D. J. Christie.  H.   D.  ASHGROFT  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Nelson   Wine   Co.  CHOICE WINES AND LIQUORS  Special attention given to family trade  TeBafcetrV    FRANK A. TAMBIYN  Nelson.B.C. manager  -A.-   EITSTBAD.  extracting Painters, Decorators, Papeifcongers.  Full line of wall paper, mouldings, etci. Kalso-  njimng and Tinting.   Strictly flrst-claee work.  Estimates furnished.  Ws bod ret  flrstK ���iwB wl  flUng promptly attended to by a  ^eei wright.  Spe ilal attention given to all kinds of repairing and custom work from outside points.  Shop-   Hall Sli.. between Baker and Terno  COiSTfLLO'S EXPRESS  AND TRANSFER  Baggage and express moved to any part of the  ��city.   Special attention given to heavy teaming..  Office corner V.'ctoria and Ward streets.   Tele-  Residence Mill Street,   WET CHAT    tt   r*  Opposite School House   XidLiaUiYy J5. \j.  To  Mine  Managers  and  Ore  Stoppers.  W. Pellew Harvey, F. C. S., assayer- in charge  of the provincial government assay oflloe,. will  act as shippers representative ab any Coast  smelter, to receive, weigh, samplo and check  pulps and to generally look after the: interests of  the miners. Terms made on the basis of tonnag-*  handled. Apply for particular-)- to him. afi., I  Vancouver, B. C. *'  phone. 192.  W. A. COSTELLO. Manager.  Kootenay   Coffee   Co.  NELSON. B. O.  Coffee roasbers and dealers in Tea and Coffee.  Offer fresh roasted coffee of best quality as  foi lows:  Java and Arabian Macho, per pound..���8  10  Ja' ra :__o\ Mocha J'lend, S pounds  1 00-  Flr. e Santos, I pounds .'  1 00  Sat toe Blend, S pounds  100  Ou.'��� Special Blend. 6 pounds  1 00  Ou : ."Rio Roast, 6 ;>onnda... -  1 00  .A tual order sollt-dted.  Salesroom 2 doors east  [_1_C fldfellowa block. West Baker street. f^^^^^^^^^^^f^^^^^^^^h^tx.  *s$<v!x_iw��&6-_y#&w^  ^2SSSS^m  ti  THE TRIBUTE:  KMJSON B. C; SATURDAY; JULY 14, 1900  .s*  ,i.      (^.���^-c-^ ���*<���---** ������^^^���s^^^S^^^ ���***--*��� "^ ���-**--���*���*-*---* ����^*<-*-*i�����^ ' (^' c^' c^'e^' c^' <^' c^' <^' e^' c^' c^' c^' (^  fi'fif  _ _���  ,. _-*      _^._^_ . ,. ^_���_^ ���. ^     _���_���_-���____      * , %  OF  CLOTHING and  MEN'S FURNISHINGS  9  ON SA TURD A Y, JUL Y 14th  We commence our great preparatory sale.   The immense growth of our business demands better facilities, and we contemplate doubling the size of our store and making  other extensive improvements before the arrival of our new fall goods    To do this we must get our present stock out of the way and incidentally get the cash in return  For Thirty Days  We will offer the whole of our stock, including both summer and winter goods, in Clothing, Boots and  Shoes, Furnishings, Hats, Caps, Valises and Blankets,, amounting in value to over $40,000, at from  10 to 50 Per Cent Discount  Last year's removal sale was a great success.   This year with our larger premises, and double the quantity and variety of stock, we expect to double the cash receipts  Conditions of Sale  ** r. ^ *" '  No customer will be allowed to buy more than he can pay for and get away with.   No goods will be allowed out on approval unless, paid for.   Any goods not satisfactory  will be exchanged at any time except Saturday night and Sunday morning  i��p^- ""���*-*-. ^5*^ <B��<5% <B'<5%  \___^�� a?' c=?' <z3��� c__d< <__?��� ��=**" <__?  'e=3' c_z1> *��*"*"*" C^>-' ��3�� C^>' ��Z>' ��3' C^>' C3' (Z3' ��"**"' ��?' (__?' C=3' ��*"*? '��3' <Z?' (^3�� C3'��� ��"?#ff"**-'��� a3��e3  ^^ <"^-c*v�� ^^ ^ �� <S% *^"�� *^�� ^  BANK OF MONTBEAL  CAPITAL, all paid up....$12,000,000.00  REST    7.000.000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180 80  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Mon. Goorgo A. Drummond Vice-President  K. S. Clouston General Managor  NKLSON BRANCH  Corner Baker ancl Kootenay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  u  Branches in London (England) Nkw York,  CiircAOO, and all the principal cities in Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchango and Cable  Transfers. ~  Grant Commercial and Travelers' Credits,  available iii any part of the world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Mado, Etc.  Savings Bank Branch  CURRENT RATE OF INTEREST^PAip.  No News From Peary.  Philadelphia,    July    13.���The  Biink Calcium, captain Smith from  Ivigtut, Greenland, arrived here today with a cargo of chrysolite.. The  hark was expected to bring tidings  from  lieutenant Peary, who is iu  t,lie Arctic regions in quest of the  ItiNorth Pole.   But there was much  If*disappointment felt by the crowd  which was waiting for the bark at  the wharf, when captain Smith announced he had no news from  the  explorer.   Captain Smith said the  past winter in Greenland was one  A FULL 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  Dressed Lumber  -    ���������.������       of all binds.  IF WHAT YOU WANT IS NOT IN STOCK  WB WIH. MAKE IT FOB YOU  CALL AND GET PRICES.  J. A. Sayward  HAU*. AND LAKK 8TRKKT8, NELSON  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.  of the worst in years, and it was  his belief that lieutenant Peary and  party must have suffered considerably. The natives in that locality  have suffered severely and were  generally in poor condition. The  bark was ice bound for a month off  Greenland. The ice pack reached  from 100 to 150 miles off the shore.  Athletes at Paris.  Paris, July 13.���The American  athletes, who are to take part in the  contests organized by the exposition authorities spent the day in  resting their muscles from the  strain of their work and are giving  themselves a thorough rest. At  the grounds of the  racing clubs,  ���  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  CORNER OF  HENDRYX AND VERNON STREETS  Imperial Bank of Ganada  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital Authorized  Capital Paid up  Rest  $2,500,000  $2,458,603  $1,700,000  D. R. Wilkio, Goneral Manager.  E. Hay, Inspccter.  Rough and  Dressed  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.  R. REISTERER & CO.  BREWERS AND BOTTLERS OF  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and  delivery to  t��ae     Brewery at Nelson  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker Street  J. M.* LAY, Manager.  two of the foreign entries were at  work in the early morning. Workmen were busy arranging the track  and hurdles. Many of the official  were making final arrangements to  meet the demand for tickets. . The  grand stand is unpleasantly contracted and where the crowds will  be accommodated is a problem.  JThe-meeting^tomoi*row-wilHbe=com-=  pleted by 1 p. m. in order not to  conflict with the grand military review which occurs in the afternoon.  Contractors and Builders  WILIi DO WELL TO  Buy Their Lumber  C. 0. Buchanan's  A large stock of flrst-olass dry material on  hand, also a foil line of sash, doors, mouldings,  turned work, eto.  Factory Work a Specialty  Yard i  Foot of Hendryx street, Nelson  Telephone. BI    |Jol|l1   R&6,  AgGflt  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J, TAYLOR SAFES  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  St. JOSEPH'S SCHOOL  NELSON. B. C.  A boarding and day school conducted by the  Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. It is situated at  the corner of Mill and Josephine streets in one of  the best residential portions of Nelson, and is  easily accessible from all parts of tho city.  The course of study includes the fundamental  and higher branches of thorough English -*luca-  tion: Business course���bookkeeping, stenography and typewriting. Science course���music;  vocal and instrumental, drawing, etc Plain art  and needlework, etc  F*oc tennfl ���oxl pjutioulara apply to the Sister  Superior.  Endeavorers in London.  London,, July 13.���The delay in  the arrival of seven hundred American Christian Endeavorers necessitates alterations in the.programme  for Sunday services. In the meantime the -Endeavorers from the  United States are everywhere prominent. Among the leaders in today's services were the Rev. J. H.  Elliott, Rev. Robert Pierce and  Rev. Robert White of the United  States and Rev. Thomas Wilson of  Canada.   -'  "'';.,���   "'' i. .;"'������ "���  Destroyed by Fire.  Pittsburg, July 13.���The Garland  chain , works at Rankin, .Pennsylvania, were destroyed by fire  today, loss $100,000. The fire was  caused by the explosion of ajbank.  of chemicals.  Corporation of the City of Nelson  __.-_r-y.j-_-.-w *etq. es  A By-law to raiso $15,000.00 to extend the Waterworks System.  Whereas, a petition lias been presented to tho  Municipal Council of the Corporation of tho City  -of Nelson, signed by tlio owners of at leant ono-  tcnth of tlio value of tlio real property of the said  City, as shown by the last revised assessment  roll requesting the said Council to introduce a  By-law to rnise the sum of fifteen thousand dollurs (315,000.00), for Uio purposo of extending .tho.  Waterworks System of Iho said City.  And, whereas, it is doomed necessary and ox-  Ecdicnt to extend tho Waterworks. System of tho  ity of Nelson for I lie convenience of the citizens  and for firo proteci ion.  And, whoroas, it is oxpcilicnt to borrow the  said sum of fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000.00)  for tho purposo aforesaid. .<-  And, whereas, tho whole amount of tho rateable land of tho said City, nccoidingto tlio last  revised asses^-mont roll, is one 'million two hundred and forty-seven thousand dollars ($1,217,-  000.00):  And, whereas, it will bo necessary to raise annually byrato the sum of eleven hundred and  seventy-eight dollars and seventy-two cents  (81178.72) for paying the said dobtund interest.  Now, therefore, tlio Municipal Council of tho  Corporation of tho City of Nelson in Council assembled enacts as follows:  1. Itshall and may be lawful for the Mayor of  ! the Corporation of the City of Nelson to borrow, upon the ereditof the said Corporation byway of tho  Debentures hereinafter mentioned, from any person or persons,. body or bodies corporate, who  maybe willing to advance the same as a loan,  a sum o�� money not exceeding in the whole the  sum of fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000.00), and to  cause all such sums so raised or received to bo  Said into the hands of tho Treasurer of-.the said  orporation for the purposes and with tho objects hcroinfore recited.  2. It shall bo lawful for tho Mayor of the said  Corporation to cause any number of Debentures  to be made, executed and issued for such sum or  sums as may be required for the purpose and object aforesaid, not exceeding.-however, the sum  of fifteen thousand dollars (��15,000.00), each of tho  said Debentures being of the denomination of  one thousand dollars (81.000.00), and all such Debentures shall be sealed with tho seal of the Corporation and signed by the Mayor thereof.  3. Tho said Debentures shall boar date the first  day of October, A. D. 1!)00, and shall be made  Iiayable in twenty years from, the said date, in  awful money of Canada,fit f-eofllco of the Hank  of Montreal in Nelson aforesaid, which said place  of payment shall be designated bv the said Debentures, and f hall have attached to them coupons for tho payment of Interest, and the Signatures to the interest coupons may be either  written, stamped, printed or lithographed.  4. Tho said Debentures shall bear interest at  the rate of four per centum por annum from the  date thereof, which interest shall bo payable  semi-annually at said office of tho Bank of Mon  treal in Nelson aforesaid, in lawful money of Can-  ad.% on tho 1st day of April and the 1st day of  October respectively, in each year during the  rurrenoy thereof, and it shall be expressed in said  Debentures and coupons to be so payable. >  5. It shall be lawful for the Mayor of said Corporation to negotiate and sell thn said Doben-.  tures or any of them for less than par; but in no  case shall the said Debentures or.any of them be  negotiated or sold for less than ninety-five-per.  centum of their face value, including the cost of  negotiating and sale, brokerage and all other incidental expenses.  G. There shall be raised and levied in each year  during the currency of said Debentures the sum  of six hundred dollurs (SG0O.00) for the payment  of interest and the sum of five hundred and  seventy-eight dollars and seventy-two cents  (?57S 72) for the payment of the debt due  under the said Debentures by a rato sufficient  therefore on all tho ratcablo land in the said  Municipality.  7. It shall bo lawful for tho said Municipal  Council to re-purchase any of the said Debentures upon such terms ns may be agreed upon  with the legal holder or holders thereof, or any  part thereof, either at the time of saleor any subsequent time or times, and all Debentures so repurchased shall forthwith bo cancelled nnd destroyed, and no re-issue of Debentures shall be  made in consequence of such rc-purchaso.  8. Thi? Bylaw shall fake effect on the thirty-  first day of July, A.D. HXX).   NOTICE.  Take notice, that tho above Is a truo copy of  the proposed bylaw upon which the vote of the  municipality will be taken for the East ward at  the City Police Courtroom on Josephine street;  for the West ward at tho ollleo of the Exchequer  Gold Mining Company on the north side of Baker  street, between .Stanley and Kootenay streets,  on Wednesday, the 18th day of July at 8 o'clock  in tho forenoon. W. E. WASSON,  Nolson, B. C.  Acting City Clork.  July 4th, 1900.  Corporation of the City of Jfclson,  ���_B-__--__j-*_.-W    _>TC__.   69.  said place of payment shall be designated by the  said debentures, and shall havc attached to them  coupons for the payment of interest, and the signatures to the interest coupons may be either  written, stamped,printed orlithographed.  ���4. The said debentures shall bear interostat  the rate of 4 per centum per annum'from the  date ��� thereof, which interest shall be payablo  semi-annually at said office of the Bank.of Montreal'in Nelson aforesaid; in lawful jmoney of  Canada, on tho 1st day of April and the 1st day  of October respectively, in each-year; during the  currency thereof, and shall bo expressed in said  debentures and coupons to be so payable.  5. It shall bo lawful for the mayor of said Corporation to negotiate and sell the said debentures or any of them for less than par: but in no  case shall the said debentures or any of them bo  negotiated or sold for less than ninoty-flve per  centum of their face value, including the cost of  negotiating and sale, brokerage and other Incidental expenses.  6. There shall be'raised and levied in each year  during the currency of said debentures the sum  of six hundred dollars ($600.00) for tho" payment  of interest and the sum of-five hundred and  seventy-eight dollars and seventy-two cents  (8578.72) for the payment of the debt due under  tlio said debentures by a rato suflicient therefor  on all tho ratcablo land in the said Municipality.  7. It shall be lawful for the said Municipal  Council to re-purchase any of the said deben-  jtures^up^njucnjternis_asjiiay3o^a^rec^^p_on_  ~witlrthe~legarhblder or holders thereof, or any  part thereof, cither at tho time of salo orany  subscqucnt time or times, and all debentures so  repurchased shall forthwith be cancelled and destroyed, and no re-issue of debentures so re-pur  chased shall be made in conscqucnco of such repurchase.  8. This by-law shall take effect on the thirty-  first day of July, A. D��� 1900.  NOTICE.  A Uy-I.aw to raise S15.000.00 to extend nnd improve the Klectric Light System.  Whereas a petition has been presented to tho  Municipal Council of tho Corporation of the City  of Xelson, signed by the owners of at least one-  tcnth of the value of tho real property in the said  Cily, as shown by the last revised assessment  roll, requesting the said Council to introduce a  By-Law to raise tho sum of fifteen thousand  dollars (315,000.00) Tor the purpose of extending  and improving the electric light system and  plant in the City of Nelson.  And whereas, it is deemed expedient to borrow  the said sum of fifteen thousand dollars (S15.OO0.-  00) for the purposes aforesaid.  And whereas, the wholoamoiintof the ratcablo  land of the said City, according to the last revised assessment roll, is one million two hundred  and forty-seven thousand dollars (��1,247,000):  And whereas, it will be necessary to raise annually by rato the sum of eleven hundred and  seventy-eight dollars and seventy-two cents  ($1178.72) for paying tho said debtand interest.  Now therefore, the Municipal Council of the  Corporation of tho City of Nelson in council  assembled, enacts as follows:  1. It shall and may bo lawful for tho mayor of  the Corporation of tho City of Nelson to borrow,  upon the credit of the said Corporation, by way  of the debentures hereinafter mentioned, from  any person or persons, body or bodies corporate,  who may be willing to advance tho- same as a  loan, a sum of monoy not exceeding on Iho  whole the sum of fifteen thousand dollars ($15,-  000.00), and to cause all such sums so raised or  received to be paid into the hands of the treasurer of tho said corporation, for the purposo and  with tho object hcreinbeforo recited.  2. Itshall be lawful for the mayor of the said  Corporation to cause any number of debentures  lo be made, executed and issued for such sum or  sums as may bo required for the purposo and object aforesaid, not exceeding, however, the sum  of fifteen thousand dollars (SI5.000.00): each of  the said debentures being of t.he denomination of  ono thousand dollars ($1,0*10.00). nnd all such debentures shall bo scaled with the seal of the Corporation and signed by tlio mayor thereof.  .1. The said debentures shall boar date the 1st  day of October, A. D. 1000, and shall be mado  payable in twenty years from tho said date, in  lawful money of Canada, at the office or Uie  Bonk of Montreal in Nelsou aforosaid, which  Tnko notice that the above is a true copy of tho  proposed By-Law upon whiob the vote of tho  municipality will bo taken, for tho Kast ward at  thoClty Police Court Boom on Josophinestrcet; for  tho Weil ward at the office of the Kxchoqucr  Gold Mining Company, on tho north side of Baker  street, between Stanley and Kootenay streots, on  Wednesday, tho 18th day of July, at 8 o'clock u  the forenoon, W. E. WASSON,  Acting City Clork.  Nelson, B. Ci.. July 4th. 1900.   Corporation of the City of Nelson,.  _3Sr-X____.-W  __TO.   70.  A by-law to raise $20,000.00 to extend the sewage  system.  Whereas; a petition has been presented lo the  Municipal Council of tho Corporation of tho  City of Nolson, signed by the owners of at least  one-tenth of the value of tho rc.il property of the  said citv, as shown by the last revised assessment roll, requesting the said Council to introduce a By-law to raise tho sum of twonty-thou-  sand dollars ($20,000.00) for tho purposo of extending the sewage system of the said City.  And whereas ills deemed necessary and expedient to extend the sewage system of the City  of Nelson for the convenience of tho citizens.  . And whereas, it is expedient to borrow tho  said sum of twenty thousand dollars ($20,000.00)  for tho purposes aforesaid.  .  And whereas the whole amount of tho rateable  land of the said City, according to the last revised assessment rolls is one million two  hundred and f orty-seven thousand dollurs($1,-  247,000.00).  And whereas it will bo necessary to raise annually by rato tho sum of Fifteen Hundred and  Sevonty-ono dollars and sixty-thrco cents  ($1571.03) for paying the said debt and interest.  Now therefore, the Municipal Council of tho  Corporation of the City of Nelson in Council  assembled enacts as follows:  1. It shall and may bo lawful for the Mayor of  the Corporation of the City of Nelson to borrow,  upon tho ereditof the said Corporation, by way of  tho Debentures hereinafter mentioned, from any  person or persons, body or bodies corporate, who  may bo willing to advance the same as a loan,  a sum of money not exceeding in the wholo tlio  sum of twenty thousand dollars ($20,000.00). and  to anise all such sums so raised or received to  be paid into tho hands of tho Treasurer of tho  said Corporation for the purposes and with the  objects hereinbefore recited.  2. It shall be lawful for Uic mayor of tho said  Corporation to cause any number ot debentures  Xo be made, oxeoutod and issued for such sum or  sums as may be required for the purposo and object aforesaid, not excepding, however, the sum  of twenty thousand doll vrs ($20,000.00), each of  the said Debentures being of the denomination  of one thousand dollars ($1,000.00(, and all such  Debontuies shall,bo Foaled with the seal of fho  Corporation and signed by the Alayor thereof.  3. The said Debentures shall bear date the 1st  day of Oct., A. D.. 1900, and shall be made payable in twenty years from the said date, in lawful  money of Canada, at the oflicc of the Bank of  Montreal in Nelson aforesaid, .which said place  of payment shall be designated by the said Debentures, and shall have attached to them coupons for the payment of interest, and the signatures to the interest coupons may bo cither  written, stamped, printed;or lithographed.  4. Tho said Debentures shall bear interest at  the rate of four per centum per annum from  the date thereof, which interest shall bo payablo  Bomi-annually at said office of the Bank of Montreal in Nelson aforesaid, "in lawful money of  Canada; on the 1-t day of April and the 1st day of  October, respectively, in each year during tho  currency thereof and it shall be expressed in said  Debentures and coupons to be so payable.  5. Itshall bo lawful for the Mayor of the siid  Corporation to negotiate and sell the said Debentures or any of them for le*8 than par: but in  no case shall the said debentures or any of them  be negotiated or sold for less than ninety-five per  cent of their face value, including the cost of ne-  KolUtinK and sale, brokerage^andlalLother^lncl;���  dental expenses.  0. There shall be raised and levied in each  year during the currency of said Debentures tho  sum of eighthundred dollars ($800.00) for the payment of interest, and the sum of seven hundred  and seventy-one dollars and sixty-three cents  ($771.03)'for tho payment of the debt duo under  the said Debentures by a rate suflicient therefor  on all the rateable land in the said Municipality.  7. It shall bo lawful for tho said Municipal  Council to re-purchase any of tho said Debentures upon such terms as may be agreed upon  with the legal holder or holders thereof, or any  part thereof, either at the time of sale or any  subsequent time or times, and all Debentures so  re-purchased shall forthwith be cancelled and  destroyed, and no ro-issuo of Debentures so repurchased shall be made iu consequence of such  ro-purohnso.  8. This By-Law shall take effect on the thirty-  flrot day of J uly, A. D. 1900.  NOTICE.  Take nol Ice. That the above is a truo copy ot  tho proposed By-Law upon which the vote of tho  Municipality will be taken for tho East Ward at  tho City Police Court ltoom on. Josephino street;  for tho West Word at tho ofllce of the Exchequer Gold Mining Co., on the north side of Baker  street between Stanley and Kootenay streets, on  Wednesday, the 18th day of July, at 8o'clock in  tho forenoon.  XV. E. WASSON,  Acting City Clork. -  Nolson, B. C, July 4th, 1900.  Corporation of the City of Nelson  NOTICE.  Public Notice is hereby given that the votes  the electors will be taken on tho following By-  Lows, viz:  By-Law No. 68. A By-Law to raiso $15,000.00 to  extend tho waterworks system.  By-Law No. 09. A By-Law to raise $15,000.00 to  extend and improve the Electric Light System.  By-Law No. 70. A By-Law to raiso $20,000.00 to  extend tho Sewage System.   By-Law No. 71. A By-Law to raiso $20,000.00 to  improve the streets. ������'r��� ,  By-Law No. 72. A By-Law to raiso $C.0O0.00 to  purchase a road making plant.  On Thursday, the 18th day of July. 1900, between the hours of 8 o'clock a.m, and 4 o clock  The votes of tho electors for tho East Ward  will be taken at tho city polico court room on  Josephine street, and tho votos of tho electors for  the West Ward at the office of tho Exchequer  Gold Mining Company, on tho north sideof Baker  street between Stanley streot and Kootenay  street.  Any male or female being of the full ago of  twonty-ono years who is tho assessed owner of  land or real property within tho municipality  shall havc a vote either confirming or negativing  tho Baid By-Laws in each ward in which he orshe  may bo assessed for land or property. By order  W. K. WASSON,  Acting City Clerk and Returning Officer,  Nelson, B. C. July 4th, UOO.  '*.-"��  ;<^s-  J^li;;Ji''-i^',''J THE TBIBUNE: NELSOK, B. C, SATUBDAY JULY 14 1900  Assayers' Suppliers  In these goods wc keep a full supply and are able to fill the largest orders without delay.   Take  a glance at our window and see the largest assortment of assayers' supplies in Canada.  W. F. Teetzel & Co.  Victoria Block, Corner Baker and Josephine Streets. NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HATS! HATS  We have just received a large consignment of Stetson hats in ali the latest shapes and styles, also hats from  some of the best English makers, includings Christy's celebrated bard hats, which we are celling at prices to suit  every bo y. _________  Nelson  Clothing House  _. -tf    *-0-0-0-0-4_'-0-t_*-0  0-0  into   (  I JACOB  ffl  to  to  '_9.*wl.^i-0^_9-0.0'0'0-0-0'^'^Sl  ESTABLISHED IN NELSON IN 1890.  DOVER, JEWELER  to  to  to  to  to  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  iti  to  to  to  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  We are once more before   you.     We   are  headquarters  for  all  kinds     of     precious  jewels.   AVe   are   up  to   date   in    designs  and   right   prices.    I  have the goods and I  "want you all to know.  I guarantee all goods  bong. b from me to compete in price and quality with the east  and the west.    Call and inspect our diamond?, pearls, sapphires  and rubies.    They have no equal in British  Columbia.    I want"  your patronage.    All goods bought from us are e-uarauteed.  JACOB DOVER, The Jeweler  Nelson, British Columbia.  Our watchmaking and repairing department' is strictly   up to       _t_ __}__  date,  and  we   are   prepared   to   repair   every  and all kinds of watches.  Settings of every description   made.    Every    description of repairing done by competent  workmen.   Mail orders receive prompt attention.  Jacob Dover, Jeweler  Baker  Street,   IVelson.  ���^jfr-V..�����.*�� ^OS-2��-^i*��iai*��i56-^ 0.0.10.0-0.0'l_f'0'0'__''0.i0-J0_  ���_S'TS^ __7-^f_9^_9-00-0-0-0 Wt'9'^.9.^.^'9'^'^'^.'9_'.^<  ffl  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  to  AT NELSON OPERA HOUSE  MOMY^^  ADMISSION $1  PLAN OPENS FRIDAY  P. Burns & Go.  Wholesale and Retail  Hkanelso?t,ab. o. Dealers in Meats  Markets at,   Nelson,   Rossland,   Trail,  Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,   Silverton, Ne*****  Denver,  Revelstoke, Ferguson, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  A__h KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE! AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson jj#   C.   TRAVES,   Manager  OHDERS BY MAIL RECEIVE CAREFUL AND PROMPT ATTENTION.        CITY LOCAL NEWS  J. A. Kirkpatrick anrd A. E.  Cal-  book of SilreWon were in tho city vest onlay  after an iiitoivxtiiiK trip. Thoy hud riildon from  Vernon to Princeton, Keremeos, Republic,  \Vu--hIi>Kl'��i H'lito. und then to tlio Boundary,'  'sulli'ig the'r mounts at Greenwood.  The last shipment of timber for  the linlfour extension went forward yesterday.  Ouiuitities of track material are now boli'i?  shipped to Proctor. The track is to bo laid from  the Procter end owing to tlio diJUculty o�� securing space for a material yard in Nelson.  Major M. ���Walker, of  the local  C. P. It. frcitfht stall', has beon appointed rolici-  ing agent. lie has boon succeeded at tlio otllce  by V. K. Comoille of Fort William, who arrived  yesterday. -       ��� ���        .  Angelina Matraehia ancl Genner-  ino Bisilo wore lined ��20 each or two months by  magistrate Crease yesterday for assaulting a boy  named Joe Sumanico. Uasilo was also lined S&>  or four months for vagrancy. The lines were  paid. ���  . The lawn social  on  the grounds  opposite thn postofllcc Inst night under tho auspices of the ladies of the Congregational church  was ��� vcrj* successful. The grounds wore  crowded and a substantial sum realized for tho  new church. The Citizens' band played during  the evening. ��� * .-���������.  The pastor will preach at both  services in the Methodist church tomorrow. Tho  evening topic will bo: "The Sabbath was made  for man."  .11. L. Brown of Wiunippg arrived  hero yesterday to take the post of city tickc1;  clerk in the C. P. R. ollice. Tho ticket otllce will  bo located in Ihe new premises, corner of Baker  and Stanley streets, after today.  H. & M. Bird sold lot 10 block 22  belonging to G. F. Motion to=Thoma9 Bonnet  j cstcrduy.  Robert McGregor and wife have  returned from their br.dal tour. They will reside  on Carbonate streef.  Galliher   &  Wilson,   acting    for  Kdward G. Ccrdingly, issued a writ in tho supreme court yesterday agiinstthc-Nelson Furniture Company to recover ��377.**, money paid for  defendants at their request.  The  license  commissioners  have  ratified the transfer of the following liconses:  Nelson hotel from Stove White to Clements &  Heisterer, Gluepot saloon from T. M. AVivd to  John Lindeblad, Athabasca saloon from J. Neelands to P. Itussoll, trustee. Ihe members present  were mayor Houston, J. Kirkpatrick and alderman Irvine.  The mail from the south has been  coming in irregularly tho last two nights. Postmaster Gilker says the reason is that lhe fumigation of mails at the international boundary  lino has started again, and Ihe mail is being sent  up here anyhow. The reason for starting fumigation is not explained.  The reverend John Burtt Morgan  of Aylesford, Nova Scotia, is expected to pi each  in tho Baptist church atll a.m. and 7::tfl p.m. tomorrow. Mr. Morgan has been attending tho  National Baptist convention at Winnipeg, and  has extended his trip to sec this part of the  country.           Mine Owners' Association Meets.  A largely attended meeting of  tho Mine Owners' Association was  held in the oiTice of the London &  British Columbia Goldfields Company yesterday evening and lasted  over three hours. It was learned  that the chief object of discussion  was to what part the association  should play iu tho politics of the  near future, and what steps it was  advisable to take. The members  were very reticent, however, aud it  wa*' impossible to learn last night  w.' *vr, decisions had berni arrived at;  Tiu'-e present included J. Roderick  Rt ���i.n'tson, J. J;"Campbell, E; Nel-  soi Fell, James Croniii, of the St.  Eugene, H. B. Alexander of, the  Ruth, Bernard and Augustus McDonald of tiie.Le. Roi, Edmund B.  Kirby of the Centre Star, F. Rob-  bins of the Stemwinder, T. Mayne  Daly, Q. C, John L. Rstallack of  Kaslo, Leslie Hill of., Vancouver,  G. W. Hughes of Alamo, and R. F.  Tolmie, secretary of the association.  At the Recorder's Office.  Yesterday's mining records were:  Locations���Cape Nome on Sheep  creek by Albert Barrett, the Nevada on Morning monntain by Emmet-Costello, the Mountain Lion on  Morning mountain by Emmet Costello, and the Hanover on Forty-  nine creek by F. Hamman : Certificates of woikv���To- Michaelp Kelly  on the Champion, to N. Ranger on  tlm White ;.LiIy��:to the Athabasca  Gold MineSj'Limited, on the Rose  Fraction.      ��� .r!r  HOTEL ARRIVALS.  PJIAIli.���James Cronin. Moyie; H. F. Brown,  Winnipeg;    II.   B. Alexander, Sandon;   W..F..  ESTABLISHED 1892  H.   BYERS   &  HARDWARE  CO.  ESTABLISHED 1892  Garden, Mill, Steam and Suction  v Hose.  Crucible' Cast  Steel  5-16 to 1-in. in  Wire Rope  stock.  Leather and Rubber Belting.  Sheet, Square and Round Rubber  Flax and Garlock Packing  Pipe Fittings, Brass Goods, Rails  Black and Galvanized Sheet Iron  Soft Steel Plates  1-8, 3-16 and 1-4 x 72, 96 and 120  Agents���Truax Oro Cars, Giant Powder, and Metropolitan Fuse, etc.  H. BYERS & CO-  NELSON  KASLO  SANDON  Coclirano and wife, Macleod: Allan Purvli, Vancouver; Bernard McDonald, Ainjustu -i McDonald,  Kdmund 11. Kirby, T. May no Daly, Itossland; K.  Xelson Fell and wife. Athabasc*; W. Iloani,  J. L. Bottallaek, W. W. Butler, Spokane; J. K.  I'ouuore, City; J. W. Chesterton, Greenwood;  Leslie Hill, Vancouver; Charles D. Hunter, Sandon; J. C. ilyan, lCa=lo; O. W. Hughes, Alamo.  IICMK.���W. McPherson, W. K. Boio. Camp  Mansfield; J. H. Morris, Montreal; K. C. Binkley.  Toronto; It. McGuiro, Molly Gibson mino; Neil  McKay, Kaslo; G. H. Micklc, Toronto; J. M.  Maorionuld. Winnipeg.  t  QUKENS.���W. T. Hold and wiffl. Cranbrook;  fNollio Parsons, WinnipoK; E. B. Rankin, Winnipeg; W. G. Scott, Alamo: James Marshall,  Sindoii.              -  BUSINESS  MENTION.  Room wanted���Young man wants  room In private house, with or without breakfast.   Address H.L. 11,, cai e Tribune.  Wanted ��� Dining-room girl at  Hotel Phaiiv  Young lady would like to exchange work for board and room. Apply K. M. L.,  Tribune Oflleo. '<���   .  Wanted���Situation^ for a strong  girl of 15, of no home. S10 per month.' Apply  Mrs. Kergusson, Silica street.  Lady Help���English lady requires  re-engagement. Country preferred. Good cook.  Musical.   Mias James, Okotoks, Alberta.  Furnished Rooms���$8 per month;  or hoard with room if desired at 86 per week.  Cedar street, between Baker and Vernon streets.  W. P. Stone.  : Furnished Rooms with Bath-  Two doots cast City Hall, Victoiia street. ���������;.,,  Furnished rooms  to let���Apply  Carney block, one door east of Oddfollow'g 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.  m  t.%_r\  ?mw^  &  %  w  30   DAYS   WAR.  AGAINST PRICES WILL/BE THE FEATURE OF THE  GENUINE  CLEARANCE  SALE  WHICH I WILL COMMENCE ON  Saturday Morning  w  TO MAKE ROOM FOR MY FALL STOCK  #  SUITS OF CLOTHING AT  m  ft  m  w  ������;  % 300 Pairs of Miners' Shoes at Cost.    Men's Furnishings, Fine Shoes,  f Hats and Caps.   400; Pairs of Odd Pants  EVERY ARTICLE IN THE STORE OFFERED AT  From 20 to 50 per Cent Discount  Refrigerators  Prices from $10 to $30  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  KIRKPATRICK  & WILSON.  i ^__.'\_\'^'^'__\-_t:___-___-___-___\___\  \1l^~~'~~'~~^'^'^'^?'9r'  to   185 Baker Street.  Xti  to  to  to  to  xti  to  to  ffl  ffl  to  ffl  ������j*'*ji-a-'g'a-'--"*j>'S-,->-,->'*--.\  '0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0. 0-0.0^.^       ���  Telephone 10.  ffl  ffl  iti  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  We have removed our place of business  for the next few months to-the old Burns  shop, next to the Nelson Hotel, where we   }}j  hope to see all our old customers and many   ffl  new ones.   Give us a call.  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  xti  Telephone IO  185 Baker Street  ili  xti  to  to  to  to  "���k-s --"a ���-������& -^ ���-����� *-a ���-*�� -a ���-&��� ,:a --a -a       _r-0-0.0.0-0.��_*._*-0.0-0.0-^  '0��.0-0-0-0-0-0^s70-0-0-0       sr. 5r- C- ^ ��� c ��� *ff ��� ���?��� ���s?. ^. ^. -t. si-  W^E   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. -.  The Western Mercantile Gorrjpany, Limited  BAKER ST.  GROCERS  NKLSON  WHY BUY CANNED FRUITS?  We Have the Strawberries, Sugar,  arid Fruit Jars.  P. O. BOX 176.  HOUSTON BLOCK.  Telephone 101.  Car Load of Lake of the Woods  Flour Just Received.  John r\. Irving & Go  Kootenay Electric Supply & Construction Co., Ltd.  Electric Fixtures,  Medical Batteaies  EleetricFans  HOUSTON BLOCK, ���  CORNKR BAKER AND JOSEPHINE STREETS.  Nelson, B. C.  YOU GET ALL  THAT'S COMING TO YOU  When you buy goods from us.  You get good quality. You  get what you want. You get  the lowest prices consistent  with the quality. You get  proper usage. You may return the goods if not satisfied.  STANLEY   PIANOS  BROWN  SMOKE  ROYAL SEAL  AND  KOOTENAY BELLE  CIGARS  UNION MADE  JEWELER  Nelson, B. C.  Don't Imbibe Snakes  Lots of them in the eity water.  Get one or oup filters  on trial.   Prices 40 cents, $1.25 and $1.75.  OPPOSITE POSTOFFICE.  STRACHAN  BROTHERS.  Kootenay Cigar Mfg. Go.  NKLSON. BRITISH COLUMBIA  Palace IVJeat IVJarl^et  Headquarters  for all kinds of  Fresh and Cured Meats.  d. M. LUDWIfi  Manufacturers of and  dealers in Harness, Pack  and Stock Saddles. Apara-  jocs, Collars, Bridles and  Whips.  Nelson Harness Shop  HaU Street, Nelson.  A feature -will be, made of the poultry and  game trade.   They will always bo on hand dur-  lg their season. .  J. L.  PORTER, Prop.  169 Josephine St., between Baker and Vernon.  Telephone 159;  Kootenay Steal Laundry  BLOMBERC & SWEDBER.C  PROPRIETORS  The only steam  laundry in Nelson employing union labor  A. LARSON, Manager*  _mm_

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