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Array I^ffigj&'&ffim  ��� tfrtWw^-at^WWittlt-WWfaftW^ ^^-wii-ri-iM-a*-*-*--^^  9pMsn  ^^^f^Jij^^^^^^^^^^^&  ��jii lyr^-ppw jfi  Pi' fW-'i'liXBiWji ai'M>:  '!,iu|ijuj:.i|-i.i.rii  r~\  ���*i  IS-  DAILY  EDITION   BY  MAIL  FIVE   DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH YEAR.  NELSON:  TUESDAY MORNING JULY 17 J900  PRICE FIVE CENTS  EVENTFUL HAIR SPLITTING  At Washington.  Washington, July 10.���TJie de-  ciaion of the administration afc the  end of a mosb eventful day is that  (lie United States government is  still not at war with the goveru-  nii'iit of China. The big happenings at Tien-Tsin coming on top of  the stories of the lasfc .struggles at  I'ekin have. not affected the attitude of the administration on this  -.���point. "TJie United States and  China are technically at peace.  ]Jut this statement should hot be  accepted as indicating a purpose on  the part of the United States gov-  c 1 nment to hold its Jiand in the administration of swift and adequate  punishment upon tho Chinese,  without   regard   to   station,   who  muy bo responsible, for'the outrages  of the past few weeks.  Ifc mpans simply thafc the government of the United States feels  i hat ifc can best achieve fchafc purpose by regarding the status officially as one of peace. To hold  otherwise would seriously cripple  the government in its efforts fco obtain satisfaction for the outrages  tho Americans in China liave suffered.  Chairman Cannon of the Jiouse  appropriation committee is authority for tho statement that money  in plenty is at the disposal of tiie.  president to meet the piesent  emergency, and tliat there is no  necessity for a called session of congress on that score.  The day was the most exciting  Washington has known since fche  battle of Santiago.. At the very beginning came Admiral Remey's  cablegram announcing the defeat of  1 lie allied forces at Tien-Tsin, and  then came the vivid Associated  Press account of the fight. A  special cabinet meeting was held on  receipt; of the news, witli such  members present as are in town.  Secretary Hay went so the White  ��� House immediately* after'the meeting and had a long talk with president McKiniey over the long distance telephono. It soon became  known that tiie president had derided thafc it would be best for him  to come back from Canton to tlio  national capital.  Ifc was suggested at tiie cabinet  meeting that an international conference be called hastily at one of  ihe capitals���London, Berlin, Paris  or Washington���to define the part  to be taken by each power aud the  quota of troops to be furnished by  ir, and to arrange for the selection  of a commander-in-chief of the  allied forces.  Tliis suggestion did nofc meet  with a favorable reception. It was  felfc by the cabinet that the United  S (ates should send the*, forces it  could dispose of to China, as far as  seemed necessary, and should not  make any agreement witli other  -powers-as-to=the=number.=���Fhis=de(v  cisiou involves the increase of the"  troops for China, and it was  gathered thafc the reinforcements  would be limited only by the ability  of the government to spare troops  from fchb3e commands now iu the  United States and,Cuba.  adjoining boarding house, crushing  the roof iu. Several firemen were  carried down with the roof and for  a time it was believed a number of  persons had perished. The inmates  of the boarding house are all  rescued. The damage amounts to  nearly $200,000. Henry Verhmeyer  & Co., proprietors of the broom  corn factory, estimate their loss at  $150,000 and J. Dreyfus & Co., furriers, at $30,000.  IT WAS A SHORT SESSION  Senate at it Again.  Ottawa, July 10.���[Special to  The Tribune]���The senate was afc ifc  agaiin today. C. N. Armstrong, of  Baie des Chaleurs fame, objected to  the sequestration clause of Blair's  railway amendment bill and subsequently the senate threw it oufc by  l.'�� fco 17. It also threw out a second  timo tlio clauso appointing three  judges for tho province of Quebec  in the Provincial Judges bill.  MacKenzie Bowell' led the  attack on Quebec, and the vote  stood 10 to 17. It was defeated by  a majority of 1. But this was nofc  all, it also defeated a clause in the  Dominion Elections bill which provided that qualified voters in unorganized districts would be entitled  to Arote at elections, there being no  lists. The Dominion Elections act  and Railway act were passed in a  mutilated condition. The Railway  Subsidies bill was also read a third  time.  '~ ���  Fire Started by Lightning.  Chicago, July 10.���Seven people  were injured, one fatally, by falling  walls in a fire caused by lightning  tonight at Michigan street and Dea-  born avenue. Of tbe injured; fireman Robert Meany, whose back was  broken, will die. The fire started  in a broom corn factory and spread  rapidly. Suddenly the walls of the  building   collapsed, falling  on   an  Chinese Washhouses.  Half an hour sufficed to dispose of  the business coming before the city  council last night. The session was  the shortest regular sitting of the  board for the year.  The board of works requested  aud secured further time to prepare  a report on the extension of the city  water main into Fairview.  The Dominion Day celebration  committee reported a deficit of  $107.34, and requested the council  to come to their assistance. The  $100 given as a special prize by the  city in the drilling contest was also  brought up and a motion to issue a  check covering both sums together  with the $500 originally granted  was unanimously adopted.  The Hume Hotel Company, Frank  Simpson, A. Lapointe, J. Blomberg  and other citizers protested against  Mr. Kilby leasing his premises on  Vernon sfcreefc to a Chinese laundry,  on the ground that the value of  their property would be depreciated and insurance rates increased.  The fact was evolved in discussion  that the city had the power to  regulate washhouses by confining  them to one particular district. The  petition was laid on the table for a  week, and mayor Houston was  authorized to confer with Mr. Kilby  on the matter.  A petition for a sidewalk on the  west side of Hall street from Vernon to Front street was received  and referred to the public works  committee.'.'/   ' " ".'."        ' **������   .  L. W. Kribs, secretary of the  building committee of the' Congregational church,- requested the  city to loan the corporation wheel  scrapers for the excavating, on the  site of the new church. The request was refused on the groimd  that it would be opposed to good  policy for the city to loan perishable plant to any person or institution.  A communication from the board  of trade requesting the council to  co-operate in extending an invitation to lord Minto to visit Nelson  on his proposed trip through the  province this summer, was laid" on  the table on the ground.that the  city's finances did not warrant the  council in urging the., governor-  general to visit; Nelson ab a considerable expense to the corporation. *  The members present at the  session^were'i^^^Mayolr^Hous^tWnT"  aldermen Arthur, Irvine, Wilson  and Morrison.  ATHLETIC SPORTS AT PARIS  Only Two Britishers Compete.  Paris, July 10.���The American  athletes continued winning victories at the international contests in  connection with the exposition this  afternoon. The crowd present was  the smallest which has yet attended  the games, and was mostly composed of Americans. As many foreigners stayed out of today's  events, there was less interest than  usual. manifested in the contests,  which were largely among the  Americans.  - A. G. Kraenzlein of fche university  of Pennsylvania Avon the first heat  in the 200 metres hurdle race very  easily in 25 seconds. Choisel, a  Frenchman, was second and George  Orton of the university of Pennsylvania third. N. G. Pritchard,  champion runner of India, defeated  Walter B. Tewksbury of the university of Pennsylvania in the  second heat in 20 4-5 seconds. T. B.  McLean of - the university of Pennsylvania was third. The final heat  was-almost a walkover for Kraenz-  lein, who finished a yard ahead of his  competitors. The race for place  was vigorously contested, however,  Pritchard again beating Tewkesbury, who finished third. Time, 25  2-5. Choisel also ran. Rau, German.  "the west end club proprietors  and brothel keepers have the  police directly under their control."  Mr. Burns cited individual instances, and ended by telling tho  home secretarj if he did nofc stop  this bribery the evil "would deepen  until we have a state of affairs in  London like what we have seen in  the, New York tenderloin, where a  chief inspector had earned ��10,000  a year by blackmailing gambling  dens and prostitutes."  SHOOTING AT THE RANGES  BAD NEWS CAUSED DISMAY  Seymour's Wounded.  London, July 16;.*-Tlie Associated  Press Tien-Tsin "despatch, announcing the repulse of the allies, was the  first news the foreign office Jiad received of the occurrence, and produced a feeling of dismay. William  St. John Broderick, the parlimen-N  tary secretary of the foreign office,  had leffc the office and repaired to  the house of commons to give a  rather satisfactory! account of the  operations at Tien-Tsin.    The seri-  Miscellaneous Mining News.  Work is being prosecuted steadily ou thevAlhambra group on  Eagle creek, recently bonded to F.  Burnett and L. L. Merrifield. W.  S werdfeger has several men sinking ou a ledge of oxidized quartz.  Tyvelve feet has been sunk on the  ledge, wliich is now two feet Avide  and improving Avith every shot.- A  thirty-foot; ledge of rich copper  carbonates has also been uncovered.  Samples of the ore are beiug  assayed now.  The opening of the smelter Avill  be followed almost immediately by  the resumption of Avork afc the Exchequer, aiid this fact accounts for  the inquiry for Exchequer stock  noted by local brokers during the  past few days. The dumps at the  property contain several hundred  tons of mixed ore whicli is ready  for shipment to the smelter when  the latter blows in.  Conspiring Vags Arrested.  Pretoria, July 10.���Three hundred and eighty vagrant foreigners have been arrested at Johannesburg in consequence of the discovery of a plot to create a riot aud  to join a Boer commando Avith  Avhich fchey have been in1 communication. The foreign consuls have  been notified; The suspects Avill be  liberated if they, the consuls, will  answer for their future behavior.  McGovern Won.  New York, July 10.���McGovern  won from Frank Erne . tonight  the third round.  in  Moloney of Chicago University and  William P. Remington of the University of Pennsylvania, who were  among the starters in the first trial  heat, and Tauzin, a Frenchman,  Levis of Syracuse and T. B. McLean  of the University of Pennsylvania,  contested in the second trial heat.  There Avere only four starters in  the final heat.  The three standing jumps Avas  easily an American event, the athletes from the United States quick-,  ly outjumping all the other competitors. The'same can he said of  tiie hop-step-and-jiuhp which fol-  loAved. Priucstein of the Syracuse  University: Connelly of Boston" and  Richard Sheldon of the N. Y. A. P.,  qualified for thefinalsand'jump-off.'  Princstein won ( though Connelly  pushed him hard. The same entries  competed in these two contests,  there being besides those already  mentioned, F. Jarvis of Princeton  University, Horton, also of Princeton ; John McLean of the University of Michigan; Staff, a Swede;  Steffen, a German and Koppan, a  Greek.  The 800 metres flat race brought  six men to the tape for the final  heat. Captain Cregan, of Princeton; David C. Hall, of Brown university; John Bray, of Williams  college: A. E. Tysoe, the English  champion half-mile runner; Spei-  del, a Hungarian, and Deloge, a  Frenchman.\ There was, great interest.manifested in this event, as  it Avas expected to be a hard congest betAveen Cregan, Deloge arid  Tysoe. Such proved to be the case  until near^the^stretch.^Avhen^Des,  loge collapsed, leaving Cregan  and Tysoe to fight it out.  Tysoe had the advantage of the  lead as he had in the running of the  entire race. Cregan ran gamely  bufc could not; overcome the. Britisher, who was a yard in advance  at the finish. Hall Avas third, some  distance back.  The standing long jump Avas  Avon by Ray Ewry of the N. Y. A. C.  Avith three metres, 21 centimetres.  I. K. Baxter of the university of  Pennsylvania Avas second with  three metres, 13�� centimoteres aud  Torchboeuf, a Frenchman, was third  Avith three metre?, three centimetres.  Tho Swedish team won fche tug of  Avar against the Frenchmen. The  Americans did not compete in this  event.   " , __^  Corruption in London.  London, July 16.���A sensation  has been made in parliament by a  statement of London's corruptness  by Samuel Smith, liberal member  for Flintshire, and John Burns, independent labor member for Batter-  sea. The allegations made by these  members, and home secretary Ridley did not deny them, showed conditions equal to any discovered by  the LexoAv or Mazet committees in  New York,- bribery of the police  dens apparently flourishing and  greatly on the increase, especially  in the wesfc end. Degraded criminals, Mr. Burns declared, who were  cleared out in 1898, are re-establishing themselves in large numbers  in the metropolis, aud he offered to  shoAV sir Matthew White Ridley  west end haunts "where bestial  form of vice of eastern origin is  taking root."   He also asserted that  pus import of the Associated Press  despatch- Avas immediately sent  after him.  Regarding the eventual resolution  of the crisis arid the length of time  .the troops, would .take to reach  Pekin there was ��� no idea iri the  minds of the British officials. "All  we can do," said one of the-most  responsible officials, "is to hope for  the best and pray that Japan's  troops may move quickly. Nothing  has passed regarding the general  situation of the powers since we  agreed to ask Japan to do the major  part of the' work,- and nothing is  likely to be done unless "a repetition  of today's bad news compels every  power to send ' proportionate reinforcements.";.  " With reference to the Tien-Tsin  dispatch to the"Associated Press  quoting fche. complaints of -British  refugees, the foreign office informed  the -Associated-'Press that no instructions had'..'.bp,ei*��� issued .to admiral Seymour not to.take on board  British'subjects. Iri fact-all his instructions implied otherwise, and  they Avere unable to understand the  conditions reported.  The government discredits the  report that in the retreat of the  Pekin column admiral Seymour's  wounded were killed by their comrades, in order that they might not  bo tortured by the Chinese.  STATISTICS   FROM   INDIA,  Rainfall Increases.  London, July 10.���The governor  of Bombay telegraphs fco the secretary of state for. India that there  Avere 9928 cases of cholera in the  famine districts during the week  ending July 7fch, of wliich 0474  =Avere=fatalrand=that=in^tIie-=native=  states there Avere 9526 eases, of  Avliich 5892 Avere fatal. The total  number of deaths on the relief  works Avas 5780, Avhich was 3.9 per  1000. There has beeii a good rainfall in Surat, Khandersh and the  Avestern part of the Deccan, and  rain has begun in parts of northern  Gujurat, where the numbers demanding relief continue to increase.  The viceroy of India, lord Curzon  Kedleston, telegraphs that there  Avere heavier general rains lasfc week  in Berar, and tho central provinces  of Hyderabad. The rainfall Avas  good and sufficient; for present needs  in Rajputana. In central India fche  rain Avas moderate generally. The  sowing of crops has partly commenced. The monsoon Avas heavy  in Surat and there Avere good falls  in Kattywar and TJian. There has  been insufficient rain on the Punjab  for dry land soAving.  Notwithstanding the improved  prospects, no diminution of relief is  possible. On the contrary, the  figures last Aveek Avere the highest  reached so far. Village relief and  advances of grain are replacing the  relief works. The condition of the  surviving cattle in Avestern India is  deplorable. The health returns  from the central provinces are  satisfactory. The total number receiving relief last Aveek Avas  6,148,000.   Iron Miners Strike.  Neav York, July 10.���A thousand  men employed in the Morris county,  New Jersey, iron mines struck today against a reduction of wages.  The mines are under guards of  deputies.  Notes on Athletics.  SeA'eral riflemen shot over the  "ranges on Sunday, the score being:  MeLeod 88, McKenzie 87, Tinkus 80,  and Burden 73. Mr. Tinkus is a  new member of the association and  promises to be a strong addition.  Sunday Avas his first experience at  the ranges, his last experience being with the old Enfield.  The riflemen are now discussing  the advisability of holding an inter-  club match. It has been suggested  that the benedicts should shoot  against the bachelors, and if the  latter are agreeable the match can  be arranged in ten minutes. .Failing  this it is proposed to have the members residing east of Ward street  fire against those living west of  Ward, Avhich would result in a very  equal division of the best marksmen.  G. A. Phillips, secretary of the  association, has Avritten to Victoria  to secure particulars of the B. C. R.  A. Avith a vieAv to having several of  Nelson's best men complete there  for places on the provincial team  for the D. R. A. matches at OttaAva.  No official information is to hand as  yefc.  Nelson marksmen are following  fche record of staff-sergeant J. Mc-  Vittie of the 48th Highlanders,  Toronto, in the matches afc Bisley,  England, because of the fact that  the Highlander's father, R. McVib-  tie, is noAV a resident of this city.  McVittie senior Avas among the  foremost British shots a decade or  two ago and competed AA'ith honor  and profit to himself in all the big  English and international events.  Staff-sergeant McVittie has been  quite successful at Bisley this year,  his last win being fourth money,  =��10, in the Prince of AVales' match.  sentatives in Washington accepted  as practically certain that the foreign legations and ministers at  Pekin have been Aviped out., At  the same time, there is not a word  confirmatory from any of the foreign offices, and the conclusion is  based on the accumulating unofficial data that the slaughter occurred about July Oth or 7th. Even  among the high Chinese officials  hope has been given up, but they  maintain that there is no official  information and they are as much  in the dark as others.  ARLINGTON LOOKING WELL  SITUATION GROWING WORSE  The annual tennis tournament  opened at the Nelson club's courts  yesterday afternoon. The matches  played in the preliminary round  were keenly contested. The result  so far folloAvs:  * Men's singles.���G. Williamson defeated H. W. F.. Pollok' 0���1,.7���5 ;  F. M. Macrae defeated P. diddle  6���0, 0���0.  Handicap singles.���F. M. Macrae  minus 30, defeated C. B. Winter  plus 15, 8���0.  Mixed doubles.���Mrs. Pollok and  G. Williamson defeated Miss Hammond and Sterling, 0���2, 0���3 ; Mrs.  Bird and Si. Crickmay defeated  Miss Bensusan and II. W. F. Pollok,  0���4, 0-3.  TJie other preliminary ties Avill  be played today aud tomorrow, the  understanding being that the first  round is to be completed by Wednesday night.  All lacrosse players are specially  requested to attend a meeting at  the firehall tomorroAV eveniug at 8  o'clock! The Medicine Hat team  haA'e have Avritten suggesting a  game, and a number of the local  ontluisiasts_arc_anxious^tO-accom^  modate them. If the meeting tomorrow night is Avell attended a  strong effort will be made to keep  the national game alive over the  season.  Those avIio enjoy a lively football  game should drop in at the recreation grounds tonight and see the  match between tho married and  single members of the club. Each  team has strong players, and tho  match should be a close one. The  grounds AA'ere occupied by foofcball-  ists last night, twenty-two members of the club turning oufc for  practice. Sides were chosen, and a  lively game ensued. The second  eleven recently formed Avas out in  strong force. A number of players  who have not beeu picked for  either of fche tnvo teams are looking  for some one to take the initiative  in forming a third eleven from the  forty or so remaining members of  the club.           The intermediate baseball club  was organized at the firehall lasfc  night, a number of the younger  baseballists being iu attendance.  Officers were elected as follows:  Mayor Houston, president; C. A.  Waterman, manager; F! J. Whitfcit,  secretary; Harry McBeath, treasurer. The club colors will be gray  and red, and the practice nights  are Wednesday and Friday. The  secretary Avas instructed to correspond Avitli a Rossland junior team  for the purpose of arranging a  game at an early date. Another  meeting takes place on Thursday  night.  All Hope is Given Up.  Washington, July 10.���Without  exception today tho foreign repre-  Shang-Hai Threatened.  London, July 17.���3:53 a;m.'���Up  to this hour there has been no further news  received regarding the  reported massacre at Pekin from  any sources at the house of commons last evening, beyond an admission that there was no ground  for hoping the report was not true.  William St. John Broderick, parliamentary secretary to the foreign  office, had nothing to'communicate.  An unusual   hush   fell   upon   the  chamber when the subject came up.  A few members ' doffed their hats,  but otherwise there was no demonstration.  No question was put to lord  Salisbury in the house of lords,  probably by a preconcerted arrangement, ifc being considered that at  the present stage of affairs it would  be only embarrassing to force the  premier to make a statement.  Telegrams from Shang-Hai and  Che-Foo indicate an increasingly  serious state.of affairs. It i.s alleged  that the foreign consuls at Shang-  Hai have cabled their governments  that there is urgent need of more  Avarships to protect that -port,  owing.to the menacing attitude of  the Chinese and .the temptation to  loot the vast storesof merchandise  recently accumulated' there. It  seems that the Chinese have already  have,threatened to- fire-rthe ��� great  oil'tanks on the ���Pao~Tun"g~'JBide-'of  the city.  From Che-Foo comes the report  that the entire adult male population of the three provinces of- Chi  Li, Shang Si and Shang Tung, are  massing to*defend Pekiri, in the conviction that the poAvers mean war.  There is little doubt that a further  check of the allies at Tien-Tsin  would be the signal for a general  anti - foreign rising ' throughout  Cliina.  The Japanese officers are still confident of their ability to reach Pekin before the roads become impassable, but the European commanders believe au advance will be  impossible before September. Fighting is said to be imminent at New-  Clrwang AvJiere the Boxers are  tlireatening the foreign settlement.  The Russians have .barricaded the  streets,aud loophoIed-the^houses^oL  the foreigners. The bank officials  have removed their valuables to  Port; Arthur.  Perhaps the most serious arhong  the many reports from Shang-Hai  is fche rumor that since the massacre afc Pekin fh*e Chinese regiments  have been ordered south with instructions to make Ching Hang Po,  at the head of the great canal, the  objective point for the southward  extension of the Boxer movement;.  The Times says ifc is taken for  granted in diplomatic circles thafc  when the Chinese crisis is settled  Great Britain Avill retain the right  to nominate fche inspector of Chinese customs.  Steamship Arrivals.  Barroav, July 10.���Arrived, Vix-  caina, Baltimore via NeAvcastle,  New Brunswick.  Aherdeen, July 16.���Arrived  15th, Endeavor, Montreal.  Liverpool, July 16.���Arrived  15th, Gretna, Montreal.  Manchester, July 16.���Arrived  15th, Kelvin, Parrsboro, Nova  Scotia, Valefcfca, Hopewell Cape,  New Brunswick.  Glasgoav, July 16. ��� Arrived,  . Amarynthia, Montreal.  London, July 10. ��� Arrived,  Oceano, Montreal.  Cloudburst in Texas.  Galveston, Texas, July 10.���A  cloudburst has wiped out the toAvn  of Coleman. Twelve people are  reported dead. All the streams  are high through the unprecedented rains of the past AA*eek, and  it is feared great damage has occurred along the San Angelo  branch of the Gulf, Colorado &  Santa Fe 2-aihvay.  Sketch of thft Development.  That the Hastings (B. C.) Exploration "Syndicate is working a mine  out of the Arlington property, near  Erie, is shown by the report of the  directors Avhich has just been issued  and Avhich describes the company's  operations up to June 25th.  The directors of this company, in  their report, state that since the last .  ordinary general meeting, held on  May 29th, 1899, extraordinary general meetings were held this year  for the purpose of altering the articles of  association, by   which the  rights of the 3000 "B" shares issued  to the proriioter were modified to  the rights of the "A" shares.   There  is now, therefore, only one class of  shares ranking equally in   all re--*  spects.   An issue of 16,500 shares  was  made on February 26th last.  These shares were all applied for  and are 5s. paid up. The total issued  .  capital therefore is   now ��50,000..  In addition to the money in hand,"  as shown on the balance .sheet, ,_a '  sura of ��12,375 has.yet to be called' _]  up on the said 10,500 shares.      ���- '- -  The" development   work   on the  Arlington   claim during  the past  .  year has been earned on with great  activity.   At' the 382-foofc leATel in  the  incline shaft, the south drive-  has been carried a distance of 322A  feet, on the course of the vein, and  two   upraises   have   been   startedi ���  from this level, both in ore.   The,-  .north    drive   has    been   similarly  carried along the course of the vein  for a distance of 113 feet.   An up-'"  raise in this drive has been made  for 132 feet, and a second one has  '"  been commenced.    It .will be recol-^  lected that at tbe 382-fopfc level,a  fault Avas encountered in the A*ein, x.  which  was not  rediscovered; until ,'  December last,  when, afc, 100 feet,. \  above  the bottom ;'of  the   incline "A  shaft, the vein Avas again disclosed,- *  showing a strong body of rich ore.- -  In order to make sure that this was ���,  -the only faulfc,-ifcAvas-determined to--^  run a tunnel from fche side of ~ the'  bill to connect Avifch the bottom of _  the incline shaft,  and to cut the**'  vein  in   passing.     This   has   been v  effectually carried out. *    *  This tunnel, which AA'as started in ".  December, 1899, from the Arlington  Fraction Claim, on side of the hill.  isknoAvn as the No. 1 tunnel, and is in ,  a length of 750 feet. It Avill be most1  advantageous to the future Avorking of this property, as it will not  only drain the mine Avithout the  necessity of pumping, but Avill saAre  the great expense of hauling the ore  up the incline shaft. Ore was encountered on March 1st, 1900, 220  feefc from the month of the tunnel,  Avhicli there is little doubt is the  continuation of tiie Arliugton A'ein.  A second tunnel known as the No. 2  (or intermediate) tunnel, was start-  =ed=from=the-original=claim,-100-feefc=���  loAver doAvn the hill, to cut; the Arliugton vein afc thafc level, and ore  Avas discoA'ered on April 20th, 300  in; and again, on June 1st, at 400  feet from the mouth, another vein  was struck, showing one foot of ore,  assaying ��30 in gold, and the manager informs us that in his opinion  this is the Arlington vein.  From these developments ifc will  be seen that there are a A'ery considerable number of tons of backs  to be taken out Avhen stoping is  commenced, in addition to the ore  on dump, and all that lies to be extracted from the surface and the  382-foot level. Arrangements are  being made as rapidly as possible  to ensure steady shipments of ore  to the smelter at au early date,  after Avhich regular returns may bo  looked for.  The developments on the MicaAv-  ber claim chiefly consist of surface  Avork by means of open cuts and  tunnels.    One hundred and sixty-  five tons of ore had been shipped  from this claim up to March 27th  last,  realizing   about $10,000,  and  another 150 tons of the same class  of ore are ready to;be taken oufc as  soon as freighting arrangements are  completed.    On the other claims acquired by the syndicate comprising  the Arlington   group,   very   little  prospecting  work   has  beeu done,  but an open cut on the Original has '  disclosed   what appears   to   be   a  strong vein.   On the Fort  Steele   "  properties   only   assessment   Avork  has been done to enable the syndi- ..-,  cate to obtain crown grants, pend-'   -  ing developments on the North Star ?>���  and Sullivan mines.   Ou the Sun? fl  light Fraction, Slocan district, the * ^  assessment work only has been done    ;  this season. 'M  SiSl  ���_*>. -_*_nmr>rfi_.v_ jv_-#i*> ^_r_l_m\Kl-^x_-__.-_^_^Ktf_lr!___iiti, Xw3 ^VtfttH-Lin'uf- mr._��Z_n* ��1 ���WVj-M WCSSaWW Kits  2  THE TRIBUNE: NELSON B. C TUESDAY JULY 17 1900  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY,  -s.  INCORPORATED 1670.  Carpets  *V lltons  /: xminsters  B mssels  Tapestries  Take your choice, select your  pattern, show us the floor, you  have no more worry.  Prices -ind quality always satisfactory We sew and lay all  carpets free of charge.  Blinds  We'..carry a good assortment  of opaques and can fill orders  for any size blinds and will be  glad to quote prices for special  sizes.  9  s.  r  Bay Stores  K   gate gprtbmtg.  '��� - To-moii iioav   the   ratepayers   of  Nelson wil decide  whether  public  ���\ works undertaken at the beginning  '���-"of the year shall be completed and  " paid for, or whetlier all Avork will  '.be suspeiided and a debt be turned  :. over to the council of next year to  ���. liquidate.     The   work undertaken  was asked for by the people, and it  cannot be shown Avhere there. has  either ber-a extravagance or Avaste  in the wo k so far done.     The eity  of Nelson is groAving, and'its public  Avorks mu st keep at least abreast  with fche requirements of the people.  In order r.o do this money must be  "'borrowed from time to time.     The  _ waterworks    system     cannot,    at  present, be extended wholly on the  earnings nf   the system;   nor can,  the elect) ic light works.     Bufc as  long as  the  expenditures  on  con-  ��� struction   account   are   kept   Avell  .   Avithin tho amounts borroAved, the  people cannot have any just cause  for compliant.   Providing the sums  asked forby\the council are voted  on Wednesday, the city will have  issued;    debentures     aggregating  $158,1.59.32 on account of constructing  the   electric light and water  systems of the city.   Has  the cifcy  value for this debenture indebtedness?   Unless the electric light and  water     systems     were     earning  money,    t,hey    would    be   worth  just what  the    material   used   in  their construction would bring as  second-hand machinery and material.    But they are both going concerns and are earning money.    For  the past six months of this  year,  the receipts from water rates aggregated $6775.10, and from electric light rates $10,322.07, or a total  of $17,097.17, which is equal to $34,-  194.34.  .Deductingthe cost of operating   and   maintaining . the-;two  systems, which was $2141.81    for  the first s-ix months of the year, or  at the rate of '$4903.86.f6r the year,  leaves : ,$29,290.48.      The   interest  charges on the debenture, debt is  $7907.96   and    the    sinking   fund  '.charges';'.'.'$'6326.87,    or     a     total  of   $14,2:4.33.    This     leaves   the  city a   net   profit    of. $15,056.15  for the year on a borrowed money  investment of $158,159.32.     What  other city in Canada can make a  better showing? It shows that the  men A\iio purchased the water system in 1S9S acted in the best interests of the people, and the best  interests of the people Avill be  helped forward, and Nelson Avill be  kept in the front rank of the progressive towns of Canada.  This year the council purchased  a road-making plant at a cost of  $5200,   and   no    single    ratepas'er  made  objection  to    the  purchase,  because every, person Avho has  the  best interests of the city afc heart  favored permanently improving the  business streets of the city. Besides  purchasing the road-making plant,  contracts   Avere    made   for   stone  curbing and street; crossings.   No  one objected to these  contracts being made,  for the   contract  price  was considered a low one.   As soon  as the road-making plant  was received, work  AA'as "commenced, and  the only block that A\*as  then in  shape to be permanently  improved  Avas macadamized under plans  and  specifications prepared by the city  engineer.    While the Avork was in  progress no one objected, as ifc AA'as  apparent to   every   one who  wit-  nessed the work that the men  engaged Avere earning the Avages paid  them.    Counting the amount  paid  on    the    road-making   plant,   the  amount paid  the   contractors for  curbing and flagging, and fche sums  paid for Avages for  macadamizing  Josephine street   and  getting  out  rock for  work contemplated, $10,-  000  have  been expended,    lt Avas  well known that this money must  be raised by the sale of debentures;  yet there are people in Nelson  Avho  are opposed to this means of raising  the money needed to pay the city's  obligations.    We maintain that the  reputation of the city is  at" stake.  The council have  incurred indebtedness  in  order  to  carry on work  that  was  urgently  needed;   work  that the people asked for.    Why  then, should fair-minded taxpayers  be swayed from doing their duty  to the city? Will they be so swayed  merely   to   satisfy   the    few   disgruntled people Avho' through, political and personal dislike for mayor  Houston are opposing the passage  of the  street loan and other bylaws ?   We do not think they will.  When the work of macadamizing  Avas commenced on Josephine street  work could not have been carried  on on Baker street owing to the  building operations then in progress, besides all water, sewer and  gas connections Avere made on Josephine street. These AArere the reasons that governed the council in  ordering the work done. Of course,  these reasons will .not be . accepted  as good ones |by the men avIio are  opposing the by-laAvs. ' No reasons  would be good ones Avith these men,  because they belong to the class of  men Avho are mossbacks by nature  and enviously mean- by tempera-  ~menfc !    ' =        "  Peterborough or Brantford or Montreal or Sherbrooke there the orders  go. Tho trouble Avith tho people of  the Coast is, and the newspapers of  the Cosist reflect; their wishes, that  they Avaufc to dominate not only  the politics of the whole province,  but the Avhole of the trade of the  province as well. Every tub, including the tubs on the Coast, must  from this time on stand on its oavu  bottom.   The Vancouver World has returned to its old-time love. It is no  longer the organ of the ex-IIon.  Joseph Martin. It is the organ of  Hon. J. II. Turner and Hon. D. M.  Eberts, both of Avhom are holding  down seats in Hon. James Duns-  muir's government. The World is  now managed by J. C. McLagan,  and notwithstanding its political  vagaries, the World under Mr. Mc-  Lngan's management is always a  newspaper.  At the Recorder's Office.  Yesterday morning's records  Avere : Transfers���a quarter interest in the Surprise mineral claim  on the Avest fork of Kokanee creek  adjoining the Prince Edward ou  the northwest'by Hiram W. Purdy  to Daniel W. McArthur, consideration $150; Locations���Maid of  Erin on Lost creek about one-half  mile north and adjoins the Suna  claim on the north-by S. H. Nolan,  the Mary Ann half a mile from the  mouth of Lost creek by It. M.  Reeves, the Double Standard ou  divide between Porcupine and Hidden creeks adjoining the Hunter V  on the Avest by Gilbert Peone, the  Rye Hill on the north fork of Salmon riA'er and five miles north of  Erie by Patrick Carters, the Pen  Mar, a relocation of. tho Bangor,  half a mile south of Burnt creek  and four miles north of Erie by  Samuel E. Hamilton ; Certificates of  work���to Oscar Johnson on the  Arizona and Yellowstone, to Her-'  man Zibler on the Survejr, to William Feeney on the Armstrong, to  the Erie Mountain- Consolidated  Mining Company, Limited, of Nelson on the Haulton, M. S. C. and  Princess No. 1, to William A. Arnold  et al on the Arnold, to James E.  Wi/.e et al on the Number Two,  Number Five, Big TAventy-one,  Number Six and Lucky Seven, to  E. Cameron on the Galore Fraction.  The Miner says that, for many  reasons the people would be glad to  see the West Kootenay Power &  Light Company gain an entrance  into Nelson. In. other words, the  people of Nelson would Avelcome  theadvenfc of a competitor in the  business in which they are all  directly interested. We are of  opinion that the fool-killer should  pay the editorial office.of the Miner  a visib, and interview the genial old  mail whose foolish utterances are  making the Miner the laughing  stock of the community.  Ex-alderman Fletcher and his  friends are fighting to defeat; the  loan by-laws. Yefc the ex-alderraan's  name Avas signed to a petition that  was presented to the council last  night asking, that a public Avork  that would cost over $500 be done.  The ex-alderman is not consistent.  The.Coast papers are still harping about the trade of the , Kootenays being diverted to the Ameri-;  can side    The trade of the Kootenays does not go to the Coast, nor  does it go to the. American side.  The trade of the Kootenays, like  the trade of every other section of  Canada, goes to the best market.  When merchandise and machinery  can be purchased to the best advantage in  Toronto  or   Hamilton x�� t  The Athabasca Reconstruction.  In the matter of .the reconstruction of the Athabasca Company,  the articles of association of the  neAV company have been registered  at Somerset House. The title of  the new company is the same���the  Athabasca Gold Mine, Limited���and  the articles of association state that  it has been formed to acquire the  assets and liabilities of a company  Avith a similar title, incorporated in  1898. As Avas mentioned in the  former letter, the capital of the neAV  company is ��100,000,' in ��1 shares,  just one-half of the nominal capital  ,of the old company. By the reconstruction scheme, additional working capital Avill be obtained, which  ,Avill be used to erect further plant.  Settling in the Transvaal.  London, July 15.���The government some time ago expressed its  intention of offering inducements  "tO"voluuteers"ndAA'_servin"g_in"Solith~  ��� Africa Avith the object of getting  them to settle there. Ifc looks as if  this. would, be no easy task. The  settlers after the Avar will have to  be helped with money as weir as  land, and the British exchequer  will perhaps be asked to invest a  <&, OO.  //^ ^.^^.^^^^^^^^^^^-��?���*?:>*:-Sf-e^^S^ST-^**7^^f9^999^99^9^^9i9^9^Si9^9^)f9^0:0^9^0:^:^r^  Uf  to  iti  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  \ti  to  to  to  to  to  ffl  i_,  i'-  v-  V  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  VTDTE &}  CO  ffl  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  to  iti  iti  to  to  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  ffl  ^^^'^^li^���^^8^a^g'^^^^a'-a^a^l&^���^^-a���^^^^^'^'^^'^'^'^^?,-^g^^'���a'���:g'���^        g* ___' C' C * '___' g.* _-\' g.* ___' g.' _tl <___' ___' _tl ___' ___' ___\ t__~ -tl j__l -tl _f_l -tl _tl -tl _tl _t^  few millions in peopling the Transvaal Avith Britishers. The resourceful Mr. Rhodes' scheme to induce  men to stay in Rhodesia is to give  each man a retainer of ��25 a year  for himself and ��12 for his horse,  ou condition that he stay in the  country and pledge himself to military service if called upon. Various mining and manufacturing  companies are backing up this  temptation by the offer of farms on  easy terms.  Miners' Union Day.  Rossland, July 16���Miners Union  Day Avas celebrated as a general  holiday today. All the labor unions  paraded fche city, nearly 700 being  in line, and marched to the ball  grounds. Speeches Avere delivered  by James O'Brien, president of the  Rossland Miners' Union; James  Wilkes, president of the District  Union; Smith Curtis, M. P. P.; Chris  Foley, member of the executive  board of fche Western Federation of  Miners, and Ed. Boyce, president of  that body. The afternoon was  occupied with athletic sports, the  most interesting of which was the  tug of war, in which miners, carpenters, Scotchmen aud. a picked up  team contested.' Inspired by. the  bag pipes the Scotchmen defeated  the picked team, but were beaten  by the miners in the final.  Delagoa Bay Bondholders.. . '    .  London, July 16.���The negotia-.  tions conducted by United States;  ambassador  Choate  on    behalf of  the -American bondholders and-lord  Salisbury for   the   English bondholders in the Delagoa Bay railroad-  affair are proceeding satisfactorily,  and a definite agreement regarding,  the distribution of the  award  has  practically been reached, though a  few formalities are yet to be -gone  through.   The bondholders-settled  the matter among -themselves, and  Mr. Choate's work was confined  air  most to officially, presenting their  views. -  League Games.  Buffalo 4, Minneapolis 3.  Detroit 6, Milwaukee 4.  Providence 2, Hartford 3.  Worcester 2, Springfield 3.  Philadelphia 1, Boston 8.  Chicago 3, Pittsburg 7.  Bro"oklyn"5,~New-York ~7:  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON  B. C.  CRATED AND MINEBAL WATERS.  THORPE & CO., LIMITKD.-Corner Vornon  and Cedar streets, Nolson, manufacturers  of and wholesalo dealers in terated waters and  fruit syrups. Sole .agents for Halcyon SprinKs  mineral water.   Telephono 00.  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  WF. TEETZEL & CO.-Corner Bakor and  ��� Josephine streets, Nelson, wholesalo dealers In assayers . supplies. Agents for Denver  Fire Clay Co. of Denver, Colorado.  ~       CIGARS.  KOOTENAV CIGAR MANUFACTURING  CO.���Corner Baker and Hall streets, Nol  son, manufacturers of "Royal Seal" and "Koote  nay Belle" brands of cigars.   commission merchants:  H J. EVANS Sc CO.���Baker street. Nelson.  ��� wholesale' dealers in liquors, cigars,  cement, fire brick and fire clay, .water pipe.and  steel rails, and goneral commission merchants.  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY KLECTRIC SUPPLY & CONSTRUCTION COMPAN Y���Wholesalodcal-'  ers in telephones,'annunciators, bells, batteries,  fixtures, etc., Houston block. Nolson.   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 Westminster, and Edmonton, Alberta.  rp-AYLOR  'JL      Kl.T  FEED & PRODUCE "CO.-Bakor  street, Nelson (George F. Motion's old  stand). Flour, Feed,.Grain,- Hayand Produce.  Car lots a specialty. Correspondence solicited.  Phone 20. . *    '   FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  P    BURNS &   CO.-Bakor   street,   Nelson,  ���   wholesale dealers In fresh and oured meats.  Cold storage. ,  GROCERIES.      .  AMACDONALD: & CO.-Corner Front and-  ���   Ball --; streets,'    wholesalo   grocers   and  jobbers in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  .mackinawB. and miners' sundries.   KOOTENAY SUPPLY. COMPANY,   LIMITED���Vernon   street, Nelson,  wholesale  grocers.'     ������-���-   ������<-..   .-           JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front street, Nel-<  - ,    son, wholesale grocers.' -  PR, STEWART & CO.���Warehouses on C. P.  ��� R._ track,, foot - of 'Stanley street,: Nelson,-  wholesale dealers, in provisions, produce and.  :fruits., "Cold 'storage.- Agonts Armour Sc Co.'s  bacon, hams, lard 'and other products.         .  JY.' GRIFFIN &' CO.-Front street. Nelson,  ���   wholesale..dealers   in   provisions,   cured  ; meats, butter and eggs.-.  ;HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  H BYERS :&CO.-M3orncr Baker and Josephine  ���   streots, Nelson,:wholesale dealers in nard-  ware-.and mining supplies,  Powder Co.  Agents for Giant  HARDWARE  ' COMPANY-  ., Nelson,:. wholesale   dealers: in  hardware and mining supplies, and water and'  Dlumbors'suddUgb. j :-.-"''-.   -  LAWRENCE-'  Baker, St.,-  Alex Stewart  Room 3, Turner & Boech Block. -  NELSON.  Cameras  AND AMATEUR  PHOTOGRAPHERS'  SUPPLIES OF  ALL KINDS.  Mines  Real Estate  Insurance  Loans  plumbers' BupplicB. -   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-COMPANY-Baker:  street,' Nelson, manufacturers of dynamite,  '" "'-"-      ������������--���-���  ������- '���       owders,  eleotric  fieison Saw &  Planing A/|ills, 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 and Front Streets  Factory Hall Street Grossing G. P. R. Track  Mills Hall Street Wharf  MONEY TO LOAN  ON  AT   ALL   TIMES  IMPROVED    PROPERTY.  STRAIGHT LOANS  At 8 per cent, interest payable semi-annually.  INSTALLMENT PLAN L0/\NS  To pay off a loan of ��1000 with  ���   interest and principal, for a  period of five years   Seven years   Ten years :   Fifteen years   $20.90 per month  10 75    "  12 '0    "      "  10 35    "  H. R. CAMERON  Baker Street, Nelson. Agent and Appraiser.  CANADA DM  & BOOK CO.  NELSON, B. C.  Contracting Painters, Decorators, Paperhangers.  . Full line of wall paper, mouldings, ere, Kalso-  mining and Tinting. Strictly first-class work.  Estimates furnished.  Residence MM Street,   MELSON    D  fj  Omiosite School House   WJiLiOUl*, D. V.  Opposite School House  COSTELLO S EXPRESS  AND TRANSFER  Baggage and express moved to any part of tho  city.   Special attention given to heavy teaming.  Ofllce corner Victoria and Ward streots. Telephone 192.     .       W.A. COSTELLO, Manager. ��� ,-  FOR   SALE   CHEAP.  i .     ���'  $1000 will buy choicest residence corner in city.  for two days only, 50 by 120 feet.  S225, $25 cash roit on lime, will buy lot in block  79.  $150, ?50 cash rest on time, will buy choice lot  in Bogustown, on car line,  MOLLY GIBSON  SHARES:  Five-roomed Iioueu to rent on Hendryx street,  $12.50 per month.  Alex Stewart  Room 3, Turner-Boeckh Block.  MONEY TO LOAN  ON  AT 7 PER CENT  BUSINESS PROPERTY  Apply Q. li. LENNOX, Solicitor, Nolson B. C  To  Mine  Managers and  Ore  Shippers.  W. Pcllew Harvey. F. C. S., assayor i n charge  of the pro-( incial government assay oflice,' will  net as shippers' rcprpsentativo at any Coast  smelter, to receive, weigh, sample and check  pulps and to gonernlly look after the interests of  the miners. Terms made on the basis of tonnage  handled. Apply for particulars to nim-at  Vancouver, B. C.  .sporting, stumping and black blasting powders,  wholesale dealers, in caps and fuse, and i'  blasting apparatus.'    ������'���'   ��� ���      ��� ���      *:  SASH AND DOORS.  NELSON SAW AND PliANINQ-MILLS,  ' LIMITED^Corner Front and HaU streets,-  ��� Nelson, manufacturers of. and wholesale dealers  In sash and doors; all kinds of faotory 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.  WINES AND. CIGARS.'  CALIFORNIA.; WINE COMPANY, LIMI-  TED���Corner. Front and Hall streets, Nelson,' wholesale dealers In wines (case.and bulk,  and domestlo and Imported cigars....  Charles St. Barbe  Stock arid Share Broker  General Agent  E; R Whalley, J. P.  NOTARY PUBLIC  Office with C. W. West & Co., corner Hall and  Baker streets.  City office of the Nelson Sodawater Factory.  A. R. BARROW, A.BL1.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Vlotorla and Kootenay Streets. ,'  P. O. Box Sfifl. TELEPHONE NO. 95  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.'  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  IVIINING STOCKS  BOUGHT AND -SOLD  Referendum Treasury Stock '  Kxchenuer, 1000  Big Horn, 5000  Peoria, SOOO-500  Richeliou, 1000  WANTED  Rambler-Cariboo and Giant  For salo���6-room house, Hume addition, S850.  14-room housa, cheap; tenns easy; oloso in.  *  ��� CALL ON  H. A. Prosser  BROKER, WARD STREET  J. E. ANNABLE  GENERAL BROKER  TRADES   UNIONS.  NELSON MINERS' UNION NO. 96, W. F. of  M.���Moots in miners' union rooms, northeast corner Victoria and Kootenay streets, every  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. Visiting members welcome. M. R. Mowatt. President. James  Wilkes, Secretary. Union Scai.k ok Wac.er  koh Nklso.v Distuict���Per shift, machine  men, $3.50: liamincrsmen miners, $.''.25; muckers,  carmen, shovelcrs unci other underground labor--  urs. S3.00.   TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.-Tho regular meetings of tho Nelson Trades and Labor  Council will be held in the miners' union hall,,  corner of Victoria and Kootenay streets, on the-  first and third Thursday of each month, at  7.30 p. m. G. J. Thorpo. President. J. H. Mathe-  son. Secretary.   THE regular meetings of the Carpenters' Union  ore held on Wednesday evening of each,  week, at 7 o'clock, in the Minors' Union hall corner Victoria and Kootenay streets. R. Robin-  son. President.   James Colling, Secretary.   BARBERS' UNION.���Nelson Union, No. ISVi, of  the International Journeymen Barber's Union of America, meets every iirst and third Monday of each month in Miner's Union Hall, corner  of Victoria and Kootenay streets, at 8:30 p.m.  .sharp. Visiting brothers cordially invitee! to  attend. J. II. Matheson, President. W. S. Bcl-  ville, SecreUry.          BRICKLAYERS AND  MASONS* UNION.  The Bricklayers and Masons' International  Union No. 3 of Nelson meets second and fourth  Tuesday's in each month at Miners  Union hnll.  _J._W._Etcher, president; Joseph_CIark, rocoidii)K_  and corresponding secretary.   T ABORERS' UNION.���Nelson Laborers' Pro-  ��J tective Union, No. 8121, A. F. of L., meets iu  Fraternity Hall, Oddfellow's block, corner of Ba- ���  kor and Kootenay streets, ovory Monday evening;  at 8 p.m. sharp, visiting members of the American Federation cordially invited to attend. A. W.  McFee. President. Percy Shackelton. Secretary.  NELSON PAINTERS' UNION-Tho regular;  mooting of tho   Painters'  Union  is hold  the first and third Fridays in each month at Min-.  ers' Union hall at 7:30 sharp.   T.O. Skatbo, Presi-  dont; Will J.'Hatch. Secretary.   THK NELSON PLUM HERS, GAS AND  STEAM. FITTERS UNION meets every seo  ond and fourth Friday at the Miners' Union hall  at 8 p.m.    B. Weeks, Secretary pro tern.  ARCHITECTS.  EWART &  CARRIE���Architects.    Rooms 7  and 8 Aberdeen block, Bakor street, Nelson.  ENGINEERS. ',  CHARLES PARKER���Mining and milling engineer.   West Bakor street. Nelson.  FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES.  __.     NELSON LODGE. NO. 23, A. F. & A. M.  '_f_' Meets second Wednesday In each month.  /%^ Sojourning brethren Invited.  Three dwelling houses for sale on easy terms.  One lot  on  Stanley  street,. opposite Royal  hotel, for sale at a bargain.  One ��� seven-roomed house and one three-room  house for rent..  See ANNABLE  Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock,  cordially invited to attend,  & 8.   Leonard Scott, C. C.  lay bur-ppruot   dvoi/  Visiting Knights  R. G. Joy, K. of R.  NELSON L. O. Ii., No. 1602. meets in I, O. O. F.  Hall, corner Baker and Kootenay streets,  1st and 3rd  Friday of each  month.   Visiting '  brethern cordially invited.   R. Robinson, W. M.  W. Crawford, Recording-Secretary. ;"  NELSON -ffiJRDj!, Number 22, Fratornal Order  of Eagles, meets every second and fourth  Wednesday. Ineach month in Fraternity Hall.  Visiting brethren welcome. W. Gosnell, PreBl  dent.   Charles Pros9or, Secretary.  OOAIil"  GOAL!  GREAT REDUCTION  Hard Coal  Anthracite  TELEPHONE  33  $9.65  Crow's Nest  Coal  $6.15  DELIVERED  C. W. West&Co.  DR. ALEX  FORIN  Office:  Houston Block.  Lethbridge Caii Coal  The best value for the money In the market'  for all purposes.  tkrms cash     W. P. Tikrnkt. General Agent'  Telephone H7.   Offloo with O D. J. Christie.  V  "^1  �� ��* KKU^- _*___~.x_b ,���w.. ��_��� _^i_______^________________mi  l"*S^gffi;^'*>>^��fl^^  gjgjg  Ugy^j^jUjJ^UUU^  awijprpn  THE TRIBOTE: KELSOK B. CM JIJESIMY; JULY 17, 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  K. S, Clouston General Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Cornor Baker and Kootenav Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branches in London (England) Nkw York,  Chicago, and all. the principal cities in Canada.  THE BANK OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  Sterling Exchange and Cablo  and   Travelers'   Credits,  y part of the world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Eto.  Huy and sell  Transfers.  Grant   Commercial  Saving's Bank Branch  CUUBENT RATK OF INTKKEST PAID.  WHY  PATRONIZE   CHINESE?  ���St. Thomas (Ontario) Times. ;  ((       Trades uuions are well represenfc-  I    pel in St. Thomas.    Railroad men of  J*J    all branches, who represent a laige  proportion  of our  population, are  solidly  union,  and  in  addition to  /^thef-e tho .majority, of other lines of  ""''";*>i;nde and labor in the city are now  ___  tfraniV.ed.  Unionism in St. Thomas,  i.'^/iii. a uuniber of lines, is yet in its.  i,f in fancy,, and even among the older  'V*  established organizations there sire  n:    jut some fundamental principles of  brotherhood, fraternity and union-  IV'  ism which they do not seem to have  fully   grasped.     Union-men   will  .r<i.mplain bitterly if non-union men  ���perform work belowthe union scale  ef prices,  and  work longer  hours  i hau .union men.    I have frequently  had complaints  reach. me of men  holding  a  regular  situation doing  ontside:work on their own account  after  hours,  to  the  detriment   of  men  whose   living   depends   upon  such   outside   work.      Those   Avho  patronize and employ cheap labor  in preference to union labor, come  in for severe denunciation by union  li-    nan.'  * -;:- *  .Now; I am going to. make a startling statement, and one which I do  not fear will be contradicted, because it is true. Union men, right  here in St. Thomas, habitually  patronize cheap, non-union labor, in  preference to well-paid labor. More  ���than that, they give their patronage  to aliens in preference to their own  countrymen. In short, they patronize Chinamen.  ������*���'���.   ������'������*���.:������'���'���.������'-*  ./  Tli^rc are white men, good citizens, who own property, pay taxes,  spend money like other white 'men  do in social, religious, business and  patriotic life, who spend money in  navel, in pleasure, in keeping up a  -respectable appearance, who .sup-  -porfc the educational* institutions,  ���who pay fair wages to white em-  ���ployees, who in turn circulate  imoney���there are white men, I say,  <wlio carry on tlio business of hum-  drying. Yet union men, and business men, with whom these white  laundrymen spend their money,  pass by the door of the white laundry to give their work'.to a.pack',of  dirty, heathen Chinese, from whose  ' pt esence in the city the city at large  or as a corporation, derives no  revenue worth . mentioning. Does,  that fairly exemplify the spirit of  1 rades unionism, or good citizen^  ship? I ask the union men of St.  "Thomas how they can reconcile  their patronage of the cheapest  kind of labor, to the detriment of  =whitemerrwho ijay^good^wagesyandh  circulate money, with the idea of  co-operative fraternal brotherhood?.  How can union men conscientiously  '-.iltiniand the best of. civilized remuneration and yet uphold detrimental  .cheap labor?  Here are some points for union  *"iu en to consider:. ���  - The white laundry pays a delivery boy a dollar a -day,''and. keeps a  horse and wagon, calls for your  laundry and delivers it, without extra charge.  You carry it to the Chinaman  yourself, and go after it when they  tell you it will be done.  The white laundry never loses  track of-your goods; if they do,  they make good the los3.  If you lose the Chinaman's  heathenish check, he stupidly shakes  his pigtail, and says unconcernedly:  '���No clieckee, nd washee."  White laundrymen in this city of  monthly payments give credit from  month to month for the convenience  of their customers necessitating  much book-keeping.  The Chinaman takes no such  trouble or risk, He wants his  money before   he hands   oyer his  parcel���and what's more, he gets it.  * * * -  There are also many poor women,  widows, or afflicted with shiftless,  ���worthless husbands, or hard-working husbands whose wages are in-  Hifncient to make both ends meet,  who are trying, faithfully and nobly  p-^ io make an honest living for themselves and dependent ones, by doing washing. Every time you give  your work to a Chinaman you are  depriving honest, struggling white ,  many  these  these  sleep,  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and  Letters of Credit on Skaguay, IT. S.,  Atlin, B. C, and Dawson City, N. W. T.  white women of that much revenue  and forcing them into competition  with a horde of thankless barbarians.  And a word to the ladies. It is  astonishing how many women patronize Chinamen. 1 suppose we  may attribute this to their love of  bargains, as the Chinamen* do their  work so cheaply. Let me show the  ladies of St. Thomas who patronize  Chinamen a picture which is not  overdrawn, and then let them think  seriously a few moments.  Have you never noticed what  little, stuffy, dingy cubby-holes the  Chinese--washermen invariably inhabit?  ���-:  Have you noticed how  sloppy-.' Chinamen inhabit  quarters?  Do you ever reflect that  fellows wash, iron, cook,  smoke, eat, sweat and live entirely  in these dark, squalid holes, like so  many rats in a sewer?    , " ���'-���'���  Do you ever think of the impurities pent up iu these poorly-ventilated shacks, into which the healthful sunlight never penetrates, and  where these sweating foreigners  toil day and night in steam "and  heat and foul odors?  Do Chinamen ever take a bath,  and if they do, is it pleasant to  think of them washing themselves  in the same tubs-as those in. which  your clothes are soaking ?  It has occurred in this city, to  my knowledge, that there was not  sleeping accommodation for all the  Chinamen herded together in one.of  these laundries, and what do you  think thoy did ���?." Just what, they  of ten do, especially these hot nights.  Piled the unwashed clothes, collected  f romall parts of the city and from all  conditions of people, into a corner,  aud sprawled, like animals, upon  the soiled linen.  It is bad enough for a refined  lady to think of her dainty underclothing being piled promiscuously  into a corner with those of some  vermin-infested, skin-diseased, unclean individual, but to have a  perspiring Chinaman sweltering upon them these hot nights���ugh !  Imperial Bank of Canada  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital Authorized  Capital Paid up  Rest  $2,600,000  $2,458,603  $1,700,000  , R. Wilkio, General Manager.  E. Hay, Inspecter.  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker Street  J. AI. LAY, Manager.  I do not believe our women, instinctively refined, have * ever  thought of the matter in this light.  Their own good sense should convince them that I speak the truth  in this matter earnestly, and with  a sincere desire for their own well-  being. I would as soon send my  clothing, or anybody's to a lazaretto or pest house to be laundried  as to a Chinese laundry. You may  argue tliat you have never heard of  a single case of disease of any kind  being transmitted in laundry from  a Chinese wash house. I cannot  say that I can instance a case,  . either, but that is due more to good  luck and the disinfecting qualities  of soap and boiling water'than to  any care on the part of the Chinese. Is it not rational to assume  that it is infinitely better to patronize a white laundry, all other rea-'  ^sonsyasideraud^e-assured^of'cleanT"  liness in the handling of your wearing apparel, even if it does cost you  a few cents "more each week? If  you have any complaint against a  white laundryman he is courteously  anxious to remedy the grievance;  if you-complain to a Chinaman he  straightway forgets his knowledge  of English, and "No sabe," is all the  satisfaction you can get out of him.  There are good-hearted but mistaken and misguided people in this  country and in this city who patronize Chinamen to encourage them  in the adoption of Christianity.  Don't do it. Their pretensions to  Christianity are a cloak to secure  patronage and learn the Euglish  language. Chinamen are shrewd,  despite their expressionless features,  but a genuine conversion to Christianity among them is rare. I overheard one of the local Sunday  school Chinamen swearing fluently  at some boys the other Sunday on  his way to Sunday school to study  the English language, which is  necessary in his business.  ,.' It may be urged that Chinamen  must live. Don't lose any sleep  over their living. They will live a  week cn what it costs you for one  good, square meal, and they will  always get plenty of custom which  white laundries do not find desirable. Give them your dirty work  if you will, but be as particular  about where the clothes which  cover your body are washed, as you  are about where the meat you eat  comes from. A lady's dainty garment of fine texture may look polished and clean and beautiful when  it comes from the Chinese laundry,  after it has lain in a pile of filthy  rags, slept on by a greasy Chinaman, and ' dampened by water  ejected over it from a Chinaman's  mouth; and so may a pork chop  look tempting and inviting on the  breakfast plate, although only the  day before it may have been part  of a hog wallowing in the filthy  mire of a slaughter house.  This is no time to be sentimental  over the "heathen Chinee."   They  are not wasting sentiment upon" our  white   countrymen   and   countrywomen in China   at  the  present  time.   People will read with horror  and indignation of the butchery of  missionaries, men and women, and  their families, by, the barbarians, of  China, of the streets of Pekin running rivers' of Christian blood, and  then   deliberately   lay   down   the  paper, pass by the door of a hardworking   washerwoman   or   of   a  white laundryman,   and smilingly  hand their work to a brother of the  fiends . who   are butchering white  men and women in China.   These  Chinese are here; we can't help that  now, butlet them make the best it.  "We are not called upon to fill their  coffers so that they may be enabled  to return to 'China to swell   the  savage chorus of "Kill the foreign  devils,"   which   is    now   sounding  hideously   in   the -ears   of   dying  Christians in the land of Oriental  fanatics.  Union men, be true to your principles, or else cease to. prate of  unionism.  . Business men, patronize those  who patronize ��� you. How" much  furniture, hardware, carpets,, provisions or the ordinary necessaries  of civilized life have you ever sold  to Chinamen?  Ladies, be true to your instincts  of refinement, and shun the contamination to which your most'per-.  'sonal property is exposed in the  squalid haunts, of the Chinese laundryman.  ' Liverymen, do Chinamen ever  ���hire a livery rig ? -  , Dentists, doctors, photographers,  tailors, publishers, milliners, dressmakers', painters, builders, music  stores, colleges, jewelers, lawyers  -���anybody���do Chinamen ever  spend anp money with you?  Mighty little, or none at all.  Do they ever ride on' the trolley  cars for pleasure? In short, do  they ever circulate any money that  they absolutely .do not have to?  Very, very seldom.  On the other hand the white  laundryman patronizes everything  and everybody, spends his money  like a white man, deals with white  men, and is a money-circulating  ��� medium in the city. .  Why force him to compete with  miserable foreigners when\.-you are  deriving the benefit of his patronage and citizenship?  Municipal Ownership of Utilities.  San Francisco Argonaut.  In a'recent issue of a New York  "pTiblication^HrH!-Vreeland^ presi^  dent of the Metropolitan Street  Railway Company, expresses his  1 views on the result of the municipal  ownership in Glasgow. As is perhaps natural from his point of view,  he regards the Glasgow system as a  Having Purchased  the Business  Of Fred J. Squire, merchant  tailor, Nelson, I intend to  continue the business so as  to keep the patronage of all  Mr. Squire's old patrons and  get a share of the general  trade. I am now prepared  to show the latest styles in  all lines of spring goods. A  ,, special line on.hand at $25  . per suit. All other lines at  low rates. None but Union  labor employed.  E. Skinner  Neelands' Building, Baker Street.  FRED J. SQUIRE, Manager.  Arthur Gee  MERCHANT  TAILOR  Removed to Baker Street, opposite the Queen's  failure, and seeks to prove his case  by comparing street .railway dayel-.  opment in Glasgow with the development in New   York city under  private ownership.    The comparison is not, convincing, to say the  least.   The comparison'?should be  with the conditions that" existed in  in Glasgow before the city took the  street-car system, and this comparison is wholly in favor of municipal  ownership.    The condition of  the  employees, the character of the service, the number of the passenger?,  the fare charged, the improvements  made, and the profits to the city all  speak strongly in fayor of the new  regime.   It is not alone in street-  railway enterprises that municipal  ownership has gone ahead in Glasgow.   The water supply has been  owned by the city for many years,  and   the   water   rates have   been  steadily    decreasing,   the    poorer  classes getting their supply free of  charge., The   disposal; of sewage;  and its conversion into fertilizing  material ,, are     city > enterprises.  Street-sweeping, gas and electric-  light plants, bath-houses,  marketplaces, and slaughter-houses are all  owned by the city.   Tiie city looks  after the harbor and   docksj and  runs a steamboat service and several  ferries.   The People's Palace  contains a. winter-garden, art-gallery,  museum, reading-rooms,  and concert-halls.   The latest development  is a telephone exchange.   Hates are  fixed at twenty-five dollars a year,  or slightly more than two dollars a  month, for unlimited service; seventeen dollars and a half a year for  limited service, and two cents for  each call.    It is  generally claimed  by the telephone companies that  the larger a city is, the higher the  rates that must be charged.   Glasgow, with; a population of nearly  one million, including ,the suburbs,  would seem to disprove this .statement, since the rates established by  the city there are only a fraction of  what the private company charges  in this city.   These facts may well  be   considered,   not   only   by   the  supervisors; but by the general public here.   In November the question  of municipal ownership will be submitted to the vote of the electors.  The supervisors will probably decide which proposition is most fav-  .orable for submission, but it is not  a.question for the people to decide  off-hand, and should be carefully  studied Joy every voter.  who urge delay in appealing to the  .countryjmtil .the affairs of the empire and far east have settled down,  are warned bluntly that the pacification of South Africa will be a  long process, and the conflict in  China, now that England has insisted upon forcing Japan into  the mainland, when Russia and.  Prance would have preferred to  have her remain outside, may run a  long way in the next decade. It is  highly probable that the elections  will be hastened by the unionists,*  and carried on Lincoln's maxim that  horses are to be swapped while  crossing a stream. The ministers  are overworked, and there are several square ones in round holes and  several more with wooden heads.  ��� The cabinet will have to be reorganized for a period of storm and  stress." ~-:'-v. '.'- ���'���  Chinese Cause a Disastrous Fire.  Kingston, Jamaica, July 10,���A.  letter from Atato, Colombia says  Bocas del Tore has been visited by  a terrible gale which destroyed  many buildings and banana plantations. Immediately after a gale, a  fearful fire swept the town, destroying its finest buildings. The situation is said to be desperate, the  people being demoralized over the  fatal catastrophe. The fire originated through a furnace in the Chinese quarter.  AMERICAN  AND  EUROPEAN  PLANS  MEALS  25  CENTS  ROOMS LIGHTED BY ELECTRICITY  AND HEATED BY STEAM  25 CENTS TO $1  ". A-Political-Forecast.  New York, July 15.���Mr. Ford's  morning cable to. the. Tribune contains the following in regard to  political possibilities: "The bewilderment caused by the China crisis  and the protracted 'warin Africa  has disconcerted the cabinet makers  and electioneering agents. There  is a general impression that the  elections will be brought ou in October if Roberts can succeed in  winding up the war during August and September.    The wiseacres  321 to 331 Baker Street, Nelson.  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER STREET. NKLSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  Large. comfortable . bedrooms and  flrab-olasa  dining-room.' Sample rooms for commercial men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast. _  Flooring  local and coast.  :~"=NewelrPosts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds.  DT WHAT YOU WANT IS NOT IN STOCK  WK WILL MAKE IT FOR YOU  CALL AND GET PRICES.  N|rs. E. G. ClarKe, Prop.  LATK OF TIIE ROYAL HOTEL, CALGARY  IV|adden House *��&*��%?  Tho only hotel In Nelson  thab has remained  under one management since 1890.  The bed-rooms are well furnished and lighted  by electricity.  Tho bar is always stocked by tho best dom s-  tio and imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN. Proprietor.  SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. McMANUS, Manager  Bar stocked with best brands of wines, liquors,  and Cigars. Beer on draught. Large comfortable rooms.   First-class table board.  RESTAURANT  OPEN DA*? AND NIGHT  J. A. Sayward  IIALL AND I.AKK BTIIEKT8, NELBON  Contractors and Builders  WILL DO WELL TO  Buy Their Lumber  AT  G. 0. Buchanan's  A large stock of first-class dry material on  hand, also a full line of sash, doors, mouldings,  turned work, eto.  Factory Work,a Specialty  Yard i   Foot of Hendryx street, Nelson  Telephone. 91    Jo^ll   fifoe,  AgCIlt  Palace IVjeat fVJar^et  Headquarters  for all kinds of  Fresh and Cured Meats.  A feature will be mado of the poultry and  game trado.   They will always be on hand dur-  lg their season.  J. L.  PORTER, Prop.  169 Josephine St, between Baker and Vernon.  Telephone 159.  gga5agra&HMi8faL ir. we, P"p.  EVERY   DAY  AT  THE  Club Hotel  BIG   SCHOONER  Beer or Half-and-half only  FRESH  10e  COOL  Tho only good Beer in Nelson  E. J. CURRAN, Prop.  Corner Stanley and Silica Streets.  ili_-__zxx_zzz_-___xi_xz-_xz_xzz_z_izxz____zz__z:  JUST   ARRIVED  A Car Load of  Allen's Apple Cider.  THORPE & CO.  x_xz_zz_zzxx_z-_zzz-zzzz____zz:  Nelson   Wine   Co.  CHOICE WINES AND LIQUORS  Special attention given to family trade  Telephone 03 FRAN|(   k_   JAMBLYN  MANAGER  cph  Baker street,  Nolson. B. C.  R. REISTERER & CO.  BREWERS AND BOTTLERS Or  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and regular  delivery to the trado  Brewery ai Nelson  H. D.  ASHCROFT  BLAGKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing promptly attended to by a  first-class wheelwright.  Special attention given to all kinds of repairing and custom work from.outride points.  Shop:   Hall St.. between Baker and Verno  Kootenay   Coffee   Co.  NELSON, B.C.  Coffee roasters and dealers In Tea and.Coffee.  Offer fresh roasted coffee of best quality as  follows:  Java and Arabian Atooha, per pound......8  10  Java and Mocha Hend, 8 pounds.  1 00  Fine Santos, 4 pounds  1 00  Santos Blend. 6 pounds.....  1 00  Our Special Blend. 0 pounds  1 00  Our Rio Boast, S pounds  100 I  A Uial order solicited. Salesroom 2 doors east  of Oddfellows block. West:Baker street.  St, JOSEPHS SCHOOL  NKLSON, 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 Muca-  tion: Business course���bookkeeping, stenography and typewriting. Science course���music;  vocal and instrumental, drawing, eto. Plain art  and needlework, etc  For terms and particulars apply to the Sister  Superior.  Corporation of the Gity of Nelson  yjB-_r-__j___rw __70. ea  A By-law to raise 815,000.00 to extend the Waterworks System.  Whereas, a petition has beon presented to the  Municipal Council of tho Corporation of the City  of Nelson, signed by the owners of at least one-  tenth of the valuo of the real property of tho said'  City, as shown by tho last revised assessment  roll requesting the said Council to introduce a  By-law to raise the sura of fifteen thousand dollars (815,000.00), for the purpose of extending the  Waterworks System of tho said City.  And, whereas, it is deemed necessary and ox-  Sedicnt to extend tho Waterworks System of tho  ity of Nelson for the convenience of the citizens  and for fire protect ion.  And, whereas, it is expedient to borrow tho  said sum of fifteen thousand dollars ((15,000.00)  for the purpose aforesaid.  And, whereas, the Whole amount of the rateable land of tho said City, -accoiding to the last  ��� revised asses-tnent roll; is one million two hundred and forty-seven-thousand dollars (31,247,-  000.00): ���- i .::*-  And, whereas, it will be necessary to raise annually by rate tho sum of eleven hundred and  seventy-eight dollars ' and. seventy-two .cents  (��1178.72) for paying the said debt and interest.  Now, therefore, the7:Municipal Council; of the  Corporation of the City'of Nelson in Council assembled enacts as follows:  1. It shall and may be lawful for the Mayor'of  the Corporation of thoCIty of Nelsonto borrow, upon the ereditof the said Corporation by wayof the  Debentures hereinafter mentioned, from any person or persons, body or bodies corporate, who  maybe willing to advance the same as a. loan,"  a sum of money not exceeding in the whole tlio  sum of fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000.00), and to .  cause all such sums so raised or received to be:  paid into tho hands of the Treasurer of the said  Corporation for the purposes and with tho objects hcreinfore recited..  ��� 2. Itshall be 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 bo required for the purposo and ob-:  jeetaforesaid, not exceeding, however,.the.'sum'!  of fifteen thousand dollars (��15,000.00), each of the  said Debentures being of the denomination of  one thousand dollars ($1000.00). and all-such Debentures shall be scaled with the seal oftho Corporation and signed by the Mayor thereof. ;:���  3. The said Debentures shall near date the first  day of October, A. D. 1900; and shall bo made,  payablo in twenty years from tlio said date, in  lawful monov of Canada,at t^e office of the Bank  of Montreal in Nelson aforesaid,,which said place,  of payment shall be designated by the said Do-:  benturcs. and Fhall have, attached" to them coupons for the payment of interest, and the signatures to the interest coupons'may bo, either  written; stamped, printed or lithographed.  4. The said Debentures, shall bear interest at  tlio rate of four per centum por annum from the  date thereof, which interest shall be payable  semi-annually at said ofllce of tho Bank of Montreal in Nelson aforesaid, in lawful money of Canada, on the 1st day of April and thelst.day of  October respectively, in each year during the  ������������urrenoy 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 the, said Debentures or any of them for less than par; but in no  case sliall the said Debentures or any of them be  negotiated or sold for lcssr than, ninety-five per  centum of their face value, including the cost of  negotiating and sale, brokerage and all other incidental expenses.  (i. There shall be raised and levied in each year  duringtho currency of said Debantnres the sum  of six hundred dollars ($000.00) for the payment  of interest and the sum of live hundred and  sovonty-cight dollars and seventy-two cents  (J578 72) for tho payment of the debt due  under tlio said Debentures by a rate, sufficient  therefore on all the rateable land in the said  Municipality.  7. It shall be lawful for the said Municipal  Council to re-purchasc any of the said Debentures upon such terms as may be agreed upon  with tho legal holder orjiolders ^hereof, jMyiny^  -partthorcofreither afftliciiinc'of sale or any subsequent time or times, and all Debentures so repurchased shall forthwith be cancelled and destroyed, and no re-issue of Debentures shall be  made in consequence of such re-purchasc.  8. This Bylaw shall take effect on the thirty-  first day of July, A.D. 1900.  one thousand dollars (81,000.00). and all such debentures shall be sealed with the seal of the Corporation and signed by the mayor thereof.  3. The said debentures shall bear date tho 1st  day of October,: A. D. 1900, and shall be made  payable in twenty years from the said date, in  lawful money of Canada, at the office 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 tho signatures to the interest coupons may be cither  written, stamped, printed or lithographed.  4. The said debentures shall bear interest at  the rate of 4 per centum per annum from tho  date thereof, which interest shall be payable  semi-annually at said office of tho Bank of Montreal in Nelson aforesaid, in lawful money of  Canada, on the 1st day of April and tho 1st day  of October respectively, in each -year during iho  currency thereof, and shall bo 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 the said debentures or any of thorn for less than pat: 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 ana other incidental expenses.  ,0. There shall be raised and levied in each year  during the currency of said debentures tho sum  of six hundred dollars (8600.00) for the payment  of interest and the sum of five hundred'and  seventy-eight dollars-and seventy-two cents  ($378.72) for the payment of the, debt duo under  the said debentures by a rate sufficient therefor  on all the ratcablo land in the said Municipality.  7. It shall be lawful for the Raid Municipal  Council to repurchase any of the said debentures upon such terms as may be . agreed upon  with tlio legal holder or holders thereof, or any  part thereof, either at (he time of sale oi any  subsciiucnt timo or times, and all debentures so  repurchased shall forthwith be cancelled and destroyed, and uo re-issuo of debentures so re-pur  chased shall be made in consequence of such repurchase.  8. This by-law'shall take -effect on the. thirty-  first day of July, A. P., 1900. .    -  NOTICE.  Tako notice that the above is a true copy of the  proposed By-Law: upon which the vote of the,  municipality will be taken, for the East ward at  the City Police Court Boom on Josephinestreet;for  the We it,ward at the oflice of tho Exchequer  Gold Mining Company, on the north side of Baker!  street, between Stanley and Kootenay streets, on  AVednesday, the 18th day of July, at 8 o'clock  the forenoon. W. E. WASSON,  Acting City Clork.  Nelson, B. C, July 4th, 1900.  Corporation of the Gity of Nelson,.  BY-LAW  3STO-. 70.  \-.-t -��� ^ ���  t*. -  NOTICE.  Take notice, that tho above is a true copy of  the proposed bylaw upon which tho vote of the  municipality will be taken for tho East ward at  the City Police Court room on Josephino street;  for the Wost ward at the office of tho Exchequer  Gold Mining Company on the north sido of Baker  street, between Stanley and Kootenay streets,  on Wednesday, the 18th day of July at 8 o'clock  in the forenoon. W. E. WASSON.  Acting City Clork.  Nelson, B. C. July 4th, 1900.  Corporation of the City of ffefsoq  BTT-L.A.'W    ISTO. -69.  A By-Law to ratio 815,000.00 to extend and improve tho Electric Light System.  Whereas a petition has been presented to the  Municipal Council of tho Corporation of tho City  of Nelson, signed by the owners of at least one-  tenth of tho value of tho real property in the said  City, as shown by the last revised assessment  roll", requesting the said Council  By-Law to raise Uio sum of  to introduce a  fifteen thousand  dollars (815.000.00) for the purpose of extending  and improving tho elcctrlo light system ana  plant in the City of Nolson.  And whereas, it is deemed expedient to borrow  the said sum of fifteen thousand dollars (815,000.-  00) for the purposes aforesaid.  And whereas, tho wholoamountof the rateable  land of the said City, according to the last revised assessment roll, is one million two hundred  and forty-seven thousand dollars (81.217,000):  And whereas, it will bo necessary to "raise annually by rato the sum of cloven hundred and  seventy-eight dollars and soventy-two cents  ($1178.72) for paying the said debtand 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 tho mayor of  the*Corporation of the City of Nelson to borrow,  upon tho credit of tho said Corporation, by way  of the debentures hereinafter mentioned, from  any person or persons, body or bodies corporate,  who may bo willing to advance tho same as a  loan, a sum of money not exceeding on llio  whole the sum of fifteen thousand dollars (815,-  000.00), and to cause all such sums so raised or  received to bo paid into tho hands of tho treasurer of tho said corporation, for the purposo and  with tho object hcrciiibcforo recited.  2. It shall bo lawful for the mayor of the said  Corporation to causo any numbor of debentures  to be made, executed and issued for such sum or  sums as may bo required for the purpose and object aforesaid, not exceeding, however, tho sum  of fifteen thousand dollars (115.000,00): each of  tho said debentures being of the denomination of -  A by-law to raise $29,000.00: to exteiid the sewage  system. -      <���  Whereas; a petition has been presented lo the  Municipal Council of.the Corporation of the  City of .Nelson, signed by the .owners of at. least  one-tenth of tbe value of tho real property of the  said citv, as-shown by the'last revised, assessment roll, requesting tho; said. Council to intro- *  duce a By-law to raise the sum of twenty-thousand dollars ($20,000 00) for the purpose of ex- -  tending the sewage system of the said City.  And whereas it is deemed ncccrsary and ex- .'  pedicntto extend the sewage system of the City  of Nelson for the convenience of the cl ti^ens.  And whereap, it is expedient to borrow tho  said sum of twenty thousand ��� dollars ($20,000.00)  for the purposes aforesaid. . ,  ' And whereas the whole amount of the ratcablo ,  land of the said; City, according.to'the last revised .��� assessment 'roils .isrono million two  hundred aUd forty-seven thousand- dolIars(SI,-  "217,000.00).,/.,::- '���.��>���:;-������;;������-������*:     -:.c---:~'::i  And whereasitwill be necessary to raise an-"  nually by rato tho sum of Fifteen Hundred and  Seventy-one : dollars  fand'sixtj'rthreo    cents  ($1571.63) for paying: the said debt and i merest.  :  Now therefore,'thoWMunicipal Council of tho  Corporation of - the,:; City of Nelson: in Council-  assembled enacts as follows::���":������; -5v:;jW  ��� :i;: It shall and may be la\vful for.the Mayor of-,  the Corporation of the City ofN'olson": to borrow,..  upon the ereditof the said Corporation, bj wayof  the Debentures hereinafter mentioned, from any  person or. persons, body or bodies' corpoi ato, who -  may bo willing to'advahce the same as a loan, '  a sum of money.notexcee'dinK in the -whole tho  sum of twenty thousand i dollars ($20,000 00). and   "  to cause all such .sums so raised or ro'-ciyed to  be paid into the hands of the Treasurer of tho  said Corporation for the purposes and with tho  objects hereinbefore lvcitcd.   v :: .  ���:   2.   Itshall bo lawful for Ihc innyor.of the said   ,  Corporation localise any' number of debentmes  to beanade, executed and issued for such sum or  sums as maybe rcquiredfor the purpose and object aforesaid, notoxcepding,. however, the sum  of twenty thousand dollars ($20,000.00), each of   .  the said Debentures being of the'denomination  of ono thousand dollars (*1,000.00(. and all such;  DebentuiesshaU be f-calcd wi'h tho. seal of tho    '  Corporation and signed by the Mayor (hereof.  X The said Debentures shall bear date tho 1st  day of Oct., A. D.. 1900, and shall be mado payable in twenty.years from the mid date,".in lawful  money of Canada, at the office of the Bank of  Montreal in Nelson aforesaid, which said place  of payment shall bo designated by tho said,,De-,  benturcs. and shall have attached to them coupons for the 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 per annum from  the date thereof, which interest shall be payablo  semi-annually at said oflicc of tho Bank of Montreal in Nelson -aforesaid, in lawful money of  Canada, on the 1-t day of April and the ls,t daj of  October, respectively, in each year during tho  currency thereof and itshall be expressed in said  Debentures and coupons to be so payable  5. It shall bo lawful for the Mayor of tho s''id  Corporation to negotiate and sell the >-aid Debentures or any of them for lo-s than par: but in  no case shall the said debentures or any of them  be negotiated or sold for lei>s than ninety-live per  cent of their face value, including the cost of ne-  gotiiting and sale, brokerage and all other incidental expenses.  =li.=TJioro=shalUbe=raised=and=levied_in-cach-���  year during tho currency of said Debentures tho  sum of eighthundred dollars ($800.00) for tho  ment of interest, and the sum of seven bun  and seventy-one dollars and   sixty-three cents  i\^_  v..-,.  -'*  A  ($771.03) for the payment of the debt due under  the said Debentures by a rate suflicient therefor  on all the rateable land in the said Municipality.  7. Itshall be lawful for tho said Municipal  Council to re-purchase any of the said Debentures upon such, terms as may bo agreed upon  with the loaal holder or holders thereof, or aiiy  part thereof, either at the time nf salo or any  subsequent time or times, nnd all Debentures so  re-purchased shall forthwith be cancelled and  destroyed, and no re-issue of Debentures so repurchased shall bo made in consequence of such  ro-purchiiKc.  8. This By-Law shall take effect on the thirty-  flret day of July, A. D. 1900.  NOTICE.  Tako notice, That the abovo is a truo copy of  the proposed By-Law upon which the vote of tho  Municipality will be taken for tho Kast Ward at  thu City Police Court Room on Josephine street;  for the Wost Ward at the office of the Exchequer Gold Mining Co.. on the north sido of Baker  street between Stanley and Kootenay streots, on  Wednesday, the 18th day of July, at 8 o'clock iu  the forenoon.  W. E. WASSON,  Acting City Clork.  Nelson, B. C, July 4th, lOOO.  Corporation of the City of Nelson  NOTICE.  Public Notice is hereby given that the votes  the electors will be taken on thu following By-  Laws, viz:  By-Law No. 08.   A By-Law to raiso $15,000.00 to  extend the waterworks system.  By-Law No. 00.   A By-Law to raiso $15,OO0.PO to  extend and improve tho Klectric Light System.  By-Law No. 70.   A By-Uiw to raise $20,000.00 to  extend tho Sewage Sytem.  By-I-Aw No. 71.   A By-Law to raiso $20,000.00 to  improve tho strocl-s.  By-Law No. 72.   A By-Law to raiso 86.000.00 to  *    mL-inc iilnnt. '  1900, bo-  1 o'clock  purchase a road making plant.  On Thursday, tho 18th day of July  twoen the hours of 8 o'clock "a.m  p.m  and  The votes of tho electors for the East Ward  will bo taken at tho city polico court room on  Josephine street, and tho votes of the electors for  the West Ward at the office of the Exchequer  Gold Mining Company, on tho north side of Baker  street between Stanley street and Kootonay  street.  Any male or fomalo being of tho full.ago.of  twenty-one years who is the assessed owner of  land or real property within the municipality  shall have a vote either confirming or negativing  tho said By-Laws iu each ward in which no orshe  may be assosscd for land or property. By order  W. K. WASSON.  Acting City Clerk and Returning Officer.  Nelson, & C, July 1th, 1900.  i:^W. ;'i}i^^fe/#^^^^ THE TRIBUKE: KELSON, B. C, TUESDAY JULY 17 1900  I  1*5  St  f  r  1  I ia*'.'  l��V .  Assayers' Supplier  In these goods we 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 ofassayers' 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 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  everybc ly.  The Nelson  Clothing House  I:.  xti  to  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  to  ffl  ffl  to  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  _r__"n.'i__''_t"_i"__"_t"^,"_t"_i,"__' ���J��"m"S"3"S''S-'S*S''SS*S,5">  .���^������^.���'���^������^���^^SF^S'.^^'SP =.;    ���9'0'0-0'9-0-0-0-0-0-09.\t  ESTABLISHFP IN NELSON IN 1890. ?y  JACOB DOVER, JEWELER I  ���ffl  We are once more be- v    f ' . \w  fore   you.     We   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  hoiii. it from me to compete in price aud quality with the east  and ��� he west.    Call and inspect our diamonds, pearls, sapphires  and rabies.    They have no equal in British  Columbia.    I want  you? patronage.   All goods bought from us are e-uaranteed.  ffl  ffl  ffl  to  to  to  -j/ COB DOVER, The Jeweler _  woi\k nien.  Nelson, British Columbia.  Our watchmaking and repairing department is strictly up to  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  Mail orders receive prompt attention.  Jacob Dover, Jeweler  Baker : Street,   INelson.  xti  to  to  iti  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ffl  |���v/ Am.'^9'+~-0.lm..0.Jt_,.*,.__,T9j9^        C^Sr^^^^ft:^^^^-'-^  fc.*  <H_  P. Burns & Co.  Head Opj-ice at  NELSON, B. C.  Wholesale and Retail  ��    Dealers in Meats  Markets n._ .Nelson,  Rossland,   Trail,  Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, Nev  Denver,  Revelstoke, Ferguson, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  " way, b,v<> Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West-Eootenay-Butetoer Gor  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson ��   (T    TRAVES,   Manager   PHDKRS BY MAIL RECEIVE CAREFUL AND PROMPT ATTENTION.  Don't Imbibe Snakes  . . .  Lots of them In the city water.   Get one of oup filters  on trial.   Prices 40 cents, $1.25 and $1.75.  OPPOSITE POSTOFFICE.  STRACHAN   BROTHERS.  Porto Sico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)     <  CORNER OF  -HENDRYX AND VERNON STREETS  SMOKE  ROYAL SEAL  AND  KOOTENAY BELLE  CIGARS  UNION MADE  kootenay Cigar Mfg. Co.  NELSON. BRITISH COLOMBIA ���  Kootenay Steam Laundry  BIOMBERG & SWEDBEIjC  PROPRIETORS  CITY LOCAL NEWS  Born in Nelson ou Saturday the  15th instant a daughter to tho wife  of T. G. Haultain.  Dr. Spankie of Greenwood passed  through the city yesterday on his  way to Toronto, Ont.  William Whyte, manager of  0. P. Ii. lines west of Port William,  returns tomorrow from a trip to  Hong Kong aud Japan. He may  come to Nelson en route to Winnipeg.  James Askew was sent down..for-  three months yesterday for stealing  chickens from the Queen's hotel  hennery.  Frederick Campbell has been appointed mining recorder and provincial constable at Trout Lake  eity.  The Nelson Saw & Planing Mills,  Limited, received a boom of logs  containing 600,000 feet of mixed  timber from Bonner's Ferry yesterday. The boom was towed in  bv tbe tug Hercules.  R. W. Hannington leffc last night  for a trip to Moucton, N. B. Ho  will not return aloue.  J. G.Sullivan, superintendent of  construction of the Pacific division  of the O. P. R., was in the city'yesterday. He states that the 50 and  00.'pound rails on the main line are  now being replaced with .80-pound  steel rails, and that the material  thus rendered available is to be  forwarded to Nelson for the Balfour extension   immediately..The  constructioii department will take"  over the extension from contractor  Stewart at the end of this month,  ancl the tracks will "be joined to the  Nelson <fc Fort Sheppard road at  Nelson and Five-mile on Monday  or Tuesday next.  Oity clerk Strachan is now in  Montreal en route home. He is expected here on Saturday night.  The Trebelli Concert.  Mademoiselle Trebelli-Dolores appeared at the opera house yesterday evening for the second time.  On this occasion she was greeted  by a very large audience, and there  were no dogs. Mile. Trebelli was  in splendid voice last night, and  her exquisite art delighted her  hearers. She was frequently and  deservedly encored. M. Berns'  solos oil the piano again  stamped him as an artist iu  tKii--firs'*, rank, and altogether  t"��*: Trebelli concert last night sur-  p .-. ed anything that has been  h=-'��������� rd in Nelson excepbing her first  concert.liere. While mademoiselle;  Tivbelli; is not to be classed with  Albani, asisome of her most ardent  admirers claim for tier, slie has a  lovely soprano voice assisted by  consummate art and the best musical training. Her voice is ' sympathetic, too, to a degree seldom  equalled by professional singers.  Herchmer Has a Grievance.  Ottaava, July 16.���[Special to  TJie Tribune.]���Colonel Herchmer  was busy here . today and had an  interview with Dr. Borden and  some of the other ministers. He is  apparently very much disappointed  with the treatment meted out to  him by colonel Hutton and has laid  his case before the minister of  militia and the premier. When the  matter'is looked into ho, will return  to his regiment. Information has  also been received tonight that  lieutenant-colonel Sam Hughes has  been discharged by lord Roberts.  It is said that this was done at the  instance of ^colonel Hutton.  "ESTABLISHED 1892  H.  BYERS  Sc  HARDWARE  CO.  ESTABLISHED 1892  Garden, Mi  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 x 72, 96 and 120  Agouts���Truax Oro Cars, (limit Powdor, and Metropolitan Fuse, oto.  H. BYERS & CO.  NKLSON  KASLO  SANDON  HOTEL ARRIVALS.  PHAIR. ��� Campbell McArthur, Columbus,  Ohio; John McICane, A. D ok, Itossland; J. G.  Sullivan. Trail; Ralston McCoy, Rosalia: J. H.  Smith, Toronto; V. Hilliard, Kossland; C. B.  Olm-tead, Victoria; George Kniford, Walla  Walla.  HUME.���H. Bedlington and wifp. Toronto; W.  S.  Reid and wife, Cranbrook;  M.  McDowell,  Winni-  and  'brtland,  Ore-yon;^. W.  K^'Boic, W. K.   Worden, W. G.  Man in, Slocan City.  QL'EKN'.S.-A. Whittier,  Muiiiac.  Kaslo; A. MePhail,  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Wanted���two good saddle horses.  Apply to C. Browning, care of J. M. Williams,  Baker street.  Wanted��� A -.. competent millwright. .Apply by letter to J. M. Williams  Nelson.        . , 0  Wanted ��� Dining-room   girl   at  Hotel Phair.  Young lady would like to exchange work for board and room. Apply K..M.L.,  Tribune Ollleo.  Lady Help���English lady requires  ro-cngagonient. Country preferred. Good cook.  Musical.   Miss James, Okotoks, Alberta.  Furnished Rooms��� $8 per month;  or board with ioom if desired at *Jfi per week.  Cedar street, between Baker and Vemon streets.  W. P. Stone.  Furnished' Rooms  with   Bath���  Two doors east City Hall, Victoria street.  Furnished rooms   to let���Apply  Carney block, one door east of Oddfellow's hall.  Hack   calls left at   the   Pacific  Transfer ' barn on Vernon street. Telephono  call 35.  For Rent���Dwelling on Carbonate  streot, next to ex-mayor Veolands, possession  July 1st; rent $25.   Enquire Jlrs. ltobinson.  ; z_*.c_i._-?.__.. _  mm  mm  Wu  w  Mr-  30   DAYS   WAR  AGAINST PRIOES;WILL/bE>THE?FEATURE OF THE  ^fij  W  w  CLEARANCE  SALE  WHICH I COMMENCED ON LAST  W)  Wi  Wi  Wi  Wj  w  TO MAKE ROOM FOR MY FALL STOCK  Wi  w  w  Wi  Wj  M_  Wi  SUITS OF CLOTHING AT  COST  W  Wi  w  Wj  W  Wj  300 Pairs of Miners' Shoes at Cost.    Men's Furnishings, Fine Shoes, m'  Hats and Caps.   400 Pairs of Odd Pants  EVERY ARTICLE IN TH^ STORE OFFERED AT  From 20 to 50 pep Cent Discount  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-t 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. 1 a. larson, Manager I ^a^a#^a^aa^a^a^g^  Wj  m  Wi  w  The only steam laundry in Nelson employing union labor  BAKER STREET.   LOOK OUT FOR THE BIG CANVAS SIGN  M  Wj  W  Wi  Refrigerators  Prices from $10 to $30  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  ��*���<���< ��?��� "^ ��� ��T- <T- ^ ��� ����� ��T- ^ ��� ��T. 5T^ �����  Xif  to   1S5 Baker Street.  ffl  to  to  to  to  ^r^-^-0r^^r^-0-'9-'0'-'^\_t.^_  Telephone 10.  KIRKPATRICK  & WILSON.  to  xti  to  We have removed our place of business  for the next few/months to the old Burns  ,��� shoP�� next to the Nelson Hotel, where we  to hope to see all our old customers and many  to   new ones.   Give us a call.  Xti  xti  ffl  to   Telephone 10  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  185 Baker Street  xti  to  to  to  to  ffl.  ffl  ffl  to  to  ffl  ffl  to  to  WE   ARE  l~^^~^^mm^~m^^^^*^^"^^~^-^^*���m_m_^mmmm___wm_m  What the public pronounces to be the Leading Grocers  of Nelson, where the Best Goods cau be had at Lowest  Prices. Try us and be convinced, what everybody says  must be true.  The Western Mercantile Company, Limited  GROCERS  BAKKR ST.  NELSON  PROSPECTORS  Car Load of Lake of lhe  Woods Flour Has dust  Been Received.  Cheapest Place in Nelson to Outfit  Houston Block.  Telephone 161.  P. O. Box 176.  JOHN A. IRVING S CO.  Kootenay Electric Supply & Construction Co.. ltd.  Electric Fixtures        - Electric Fans  Medical Batteaies  HOUSTON BLOCK,  COKNBIt BAKER AND JOSEPHINE STREETS.  Nelson, B. C.  DON'T LOSE  SIGHT OF US  When looking for something  Good in the Jewelry line.  We have a well selected stock  of Good Jewelry and Watches  at reasonable prices.  STANLEY   PIANOS  BROWN  JEWELER  178 Baker Street    ',     ;"      Nelson, B. C.  THE ATHABASCA GOLD MINE, LIMITED  (T.v Liquidation.)-''  SHARE   CAPITAL   ��200,000.  J. M. J.UDWIC  Manufacturers of and  dealers in Harness, Pock  and Stock Saddles, Apara-  jocs, Collars, Bridles and  Whips.    ���  Nelson Harness Shop J  HaU Street, Nelson.      j  To tiik Canadian Sii.aiikiioidkhs:  Special ruKoltiMoiiH for liquidation nnd reconstruction wero passed at nn Kxtriiordlniiry Genoral Mectinxi held on tlio 181 li of IHny last, and  confirmed ul. n further meeting on lhe .Oth Juno  last, and In conformity therewith, a now com-  Iimiy has beon rcKlxturcd under iho name of Tho  .Athabasca (inld Alinu, l.imitod, having a capital  of ��100,000 in ordinary shares of ��1 each.  I give notice thnt, tho flKrooiiiont for tho transfer of the ascots of the old coinimny to tho new  company, wliich was submitted to and approved  by the said Kxtrnordlnnry L'eiicntl Meeting, lias  now been executed and is dated tho IStli June,  1!KX). Holdors of shares in tho old company nro  entitled to claim ns of right, an ullotmont of ono  sharo in tho new company, with 17s. por sh.aro  credited as having been paid up thereon, for  every two shares held by them or to which they  wero entitled in the old company, providing they  agree to pay up the balance of .'is. per share on  each of such new shares.  Shareholders registered on the books of (ho 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 received here and be in my hands, together with tho Is. per sharo payable on application not later than ISth August.lflOO. Shareholders who do not make application by thisdate will  lose all their interest- in tho company. Holders  of dollar shares of the Athabasca Gold Mining  Company, Limited Liability, who have not converted their script into ��1 sterling shares of tho  Athabasca Gold Mine, Limited, which is now in  liquidation, aro advised to send these promptly  to thisoffleefor conversion, thattheymay receive  tho necessary blanks in timo to comply with the  above notico and fo retain their interest; in tho  property. E. NELSON FELL, Manager.  NOTICE.  The co-partnership heretofore existing between  Churles ��. Kashdall and A. E. Fauquier, doing  businoss as mining brokers at New Denver, British Columbia, under tho firm name of Kashdall '  Sc Fauquier, is dissolved. The business will bo  continued by the undorsigncd.  CHARLES 8. RASHDALL."  Now Denver, July 11th. 19C0.  l^^pSiS^S^SSSSiii

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