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Array ������,...^.~ ._.......  .1 -I I ��-  DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION  BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH YEAR.  NELSON:  TUESDAY MORNING JULY 10  J900  PRICE FIVE CENTS  DISCUSS CHINESE AFFAIRS  Indemnity for Japan.  Washington, D.  G,   July   9.���  A cabinet meeting was held at  the  state   department today   for    the  discussion  of the  latest    developments   in  the    Chinese   situation.  Thene were'present secretaries Hay,  cLong and Root, and  attorney-general Griggs.    There  is  good reason  for th'e belief that admiral KempfF's  latest dispatch telling  of  the military necessities of the case was the  basis of discussion.    The  question  at issue, it is   understood, is  the  sending of reinforcemehts to Chiua  from the Philippines pending the  ���_   arrival of .-the troops ordered to the  *-< east from the United States.     It is  realized that only a small portion  of the six thousand troops ordered  from this  country  will  arrive out  h'-ic for two  or  three  months at  the earliest and that the  troops in  the Philippines  are the   only ones  that can be utilized for operations  in China within the next month.  If action on a large scale is to bo  had at once it will be necessary to  call on the troops in the Philippines. If war should result from  the present troubles, and the struggle be prolonged, the troops in the  United States now undor orders  for the Philippines will be available in due course of time. It was  rumored this afternoon that the  officials had concluded to dispatch  additional troops from the Philippines to assist in the proposed  allied movement against Pekiu for  1 he rescue of tho foreigners, but it  was impossible to verify the rumor  in official circles. Those people  who originated it seemed to be  positive of its accuracy, and even  went so far into details as to assert  that the fourth and eighteenth  regiments of infantry now serving in the vicinity of Manila have actually been ordered  to prepare for embarkation  to Taku. Secretary Root, when  questioned in regard to the report  tint afternoon, declined in.the most  positive manner to commit himself  to the question. . He would not say  .- that no more troops will be sent to  Chiua from the Philippines nor  would he admit that such a niove-  ni< ut was in contemplation.  .Mr. Wollant, the Russian charge  d'affaires, was among secretary  Hay's callers today. His mission  was connected with the Chinese  situation, and while no official explanation on the subject could be  had, there is reason to believe the  minister formally conveyed . to  secretary Hay the assurance that  his government was willing Japan  should do everything in her power  to meet, the needs of the situation,  realizing that she alone of the  powers was in" a position to act  quickly.  It is impossible 'to ascertain  whether or not any assurances have  been exchanged respecting the  =limi.tation=of=compensation=foi'=the=  t:isk the Japanese government is  about to assume in the interests of  civilization. An intimation has  been dropped that this matter of  indemnity will not be reduced to  exact terms in advance of action by  Japan, but that the latter nation  will proceed upon a general assurance from the powers concerned  thafc jit will be properly requited  lor the expenditure of men and  money involved.  It is learned at the state department that the foundation for the  story cabled from London respecting a co-operation between Japan,  England and the United States at  the iustauce of Li Hung Chang to  preserve the Chiuese empire, is  nothing more than an outcropping  in a new form of the arrangement  already made by the United States  government with the other powers  named for the neutralization of the  southern provinces of China in accordance with the urgent plea of  the viceroys of the provinces in  that section.  J Hef is 0,013,000. The governor of  Bombay telegraphed, the foreign  office as follows: 'There were  10,320 deaths from cholera and  0502 fatalities in the famine districts during the last week iu June.  The total deaths among the number on the relief works in the  British district were 5321. The  number on the relief works is increasing rapidly.'"  Famine Stricken India.  London, July 9.���The secretary  of state for India, lord George  Hamilton, has received the following from the viceroy of India, lord  Curzon : "The rain fall has been  fairly general this week in Bombay,  Deccan, Berara, Khandish, the central provinces, the Gangetic plain  and Punjab, but has been much below the average for these tracts except in southern Deccan. Little or  no rain has fallen in. Bajapot,  Gujerat and central India, Cholera  mortality continues high in Bombay. The mortality there was appalling.     The number receiving re-  HUTTON REPELLED ATTACK  Latest Casualties.  London, July 9.���Lord Roberts  today telegraphed to the war office  from Pretoria as'follows:  "The officer commanding at Heilbron reports that state secretary  Blignault, state attorney Dickson  and members of the council Vant- ���  ander and Kuppervergen came in  yesterday and surrendered. ���  "Hutton was attacked yesterday,  in a position he was holding by  large numbers of Boers.   He drove  them oif Avithout much difficulty.  The five-inch guns Avith him being  found most useful.  "Our only casualty \yas lieutenant  Roung of the first Canadian  mounted troops, a slight scalp  wound. The enemy, left, several  wounded oii the ground and sent a  flag of truce with a request that  they 'might be removed to our field  hospitals.  "I regret to say that captain  Currie and lieutenant Kirk of the  Imperial light horse, who were reported wounded in my telegram of  yesterday, were both killed. One  squadron of this distinguished  corps pressed a very large: force of  the enemy in a gallant attempt to  carry off a AAOunded companion to  Avhich they attributed the heavy  loss sustained. In addition to the  officers a farrier sergeant and three  troops Avere killed, and the sergeant  major, three sergeants and seven  troopers Avounded.  A Tragedy at Orangeville.  Maddened by jealousy, Ottawa  Hunter, a'young man" 19'years of  age, shot Gertie Nixon at Orangeville, Ontario, July 2nd, and then  killed himself. The terrible occurrence took place at Idlewild park at  4:30 p. ni. Nearly a thousand spectators Avere Avatching the lacrosse  match betAveen the Dufferins aijd  Tuscanora Indian teams. Suddenly  the sharp crack of a reArolver Avas  heard at the south end of the  grounds, and a second latera report  rang out again and the horrified  croAA'd saAv a young woman and  man stagger and fall. .The people  from the grand stand made* a rush  for the spot and a scene of great  excitement occurred. Hunter died  where he had fallen and his lifeless  body was taken to the town hall.  The girl was carried to Mrs. Murray's residence, near |by, in a precarious condition with a bullet in one  of her lungs.  King Humbert's Speech.  Rome, July 9.���King Humbert,  replying today to deputations from  the senate and chamber of deputies, avIio presented him with an  address voted in response to the  kiug's speech, expressed keen satisfaction at the calm restored to parliamentary debates. His majesty  also said a country like Italy had a  right to it, and it was her duty to  hope for not only prosperity but  greatness. He looked forward to  the future with hope and confidence.   St. Louis Strike on Again.  St. Louis, Missouri, July 9.���It  was decided this afternoon by the  union employees of the St. Louis  Transit Company to resume at once  their strike and boycott which was  apparently settled recently, after  being on nearly two months. The  boycott operations against the compauy Avill be resumed tomorrow.  Olive Schreiner's Hysterics.  Cafe Toavn, July 9.���At a meeting of the Afrikander Bund held  here today, called to protest against  the annexation of the republics to  the British empire and the punishment of the rebels, Mrs. Olive  Schreiner Cronwright denounced  the British policy. She said : "If  the republics are annexed, if the  Afrikanders are oppressed, peace is  impossible."  Warehouse Burned Down.  Neav York, July 9.���Fire in the  Columbia storage Avarehouse building at No. 00 west Sixty-seventh  street today caused a loss of  $40,000.  FOREIGNERS PROBABLY SAFE  Immense Chinese Armies.  London, July   10.-3:30   a. in.���  AVith tho foreigners in Pekin probably safe amidst civil war, with  prince Ching on their side, with the  powers united and their forces constantly increasing, the outlook in  Chiua iioav is rather more hopeful  than it has been for a month past.  It appears from the cautious statement given by   Taotai   Sheng   in  Shang-Hai that the reason that the  heavy guns bearing on the legations  at Pekin were not   used, is   that  prince   Ching,   who   is   served by  10,000 troops, seized all the artillery  ammunition.     Shen likewise iuti-  mates that Yung Lu, commander-  in chief of the northern army, is  associated with prince Ching in opposing prince Tuan's ferocious designs and dictatorial ambition.  Sheng, who appears to be the  sole. Shang-Hai conduit of Pekin  news; cheers the foreign consuls by  these confidential communications,  but takes excessive precautions to  prevent the Chinese from thinking  him friendly to the foreigners.  , The feeling of .unrest in the  southern and central provinces continues. The members of the official  class in these provinces strive to  remain neutral, with a leaning  toward the foreigners, until. they  see "whether the moderate or extreme factions will win in Pekiu.  Prince Ching seems to be standing for the dynasty and the,old order against prince Tuan's inordinate ambition. From a foreign point  of vieAv the capture of Pekin is the  key to the situation, as, "there is  also a fear," says the Daily Mail's  Shanghai correspondent, "that delay now means one hundred recruits for the Boxers for every soldier of the allies in the land." "  Two couriers arrived at Tien-  Tsin on July 1 from Pekin. One  brought a letter from sir Claude  MacDonald, the British minister, to  the same effect as that previously  received from sir . Robert . Hart.'  The couriers confirm the reports of  the death of baron von Kettler.  Thoy say that prince Ching is doing his utmost to protect foreigners  but that the native feelings agaiust  the whites is strong. The high  officials opposed to the Boxers are  reported by the couriers to have  been murdered. - -  Sir Claude MacDonald's letter is  dated four days earlier than that  of sir Robert Hart.  A dispatch to a news agency  here, dated TienrTsin, July 2, says:  "The empress dowager is far from  being dead, and is actively striving  to prevent the factions fighting.  Prince Ching has informed her he  Avould rather lose his head than be  constantly obliged to warn her of  consequences of the prolongation of  the present anarchy.  Prince Tuan is willing that Ching  should be decapitated, but the  =dowager-=empress^vill=notaIloAv-this.=  Prince Tuan has decided that he  will take full responsibility. He  proposes to retake Tien-Tsin and  Taku. Outside of Pekin, except in  the Pe-Chi-Li and Shang Tung  country the people are indifferent.  However this may all be, the  allies at Tien-Tsin are having an  exceedingly unpleasant time. The  last engagement of Avhich news has  come through occurred on July Oth.  The Chinese artillery opened at  break of dawn. Their fire was more  accurate and their munition better.  The shells exploded with precision  setting fire to several buildings.  H.M. S. Terrible's guns again  quieted the Chinese, who shifted  their artillery. They reopened the  attack in the afternoon but, a  thunderstorm increasing, the Chinese suddenly quit. The allies immediately attacked and drove the  Chinese from their works and lost  300 killed and wounded in doing so.  The non-combatants are leaving  Tien-Tsin and the opinion of a  minority favors the military leaving also. Stories of colossal Chinese armies gathering continue to  worry not only the rank and file,  but the commanders,; who admit  the uncertainty of the reconnais-  ances and the complete absence of  an effective intelligence department. Chinese information is received with extreme distrust. It is  obvious that though there are  many thousands of Chinese camped  behind the guns, nothing can be  done at present except to await the  arrival of reinforcements.  The rainy season has set in and  this makes going into, the interior  most difficult. The country betAveen Pekin and Tien-Tsin in other  years has been frequently flooded.  River transport is almost impossible and the railway is practically  non-existent and must be rebuilt.  Military opinion isi.unanimous that  the legations did not need relief. It  Avould be foolish to attempt to advance till September.  The Daily Mail's 'Shang-Hai correspondent, mider date of July Oth,  says: "It is certain that if the  powers; make any movement else-  Avhere north of Takujthey must be  prepared to meet opposition,"  A Chinese official in high fa\ror  with viceroy Liu Kun Yi, in the  course of an interview, says the  southern viceroys are only bound  to neutrality so long as they are  not interfered with*     They have  more war materials; than they can  use, and the militaryrforces all over  the proA'inees are increasing.   The  Yang Tse Kiang is mined with torpedoes.   The garrison at the Shang-  Hai arsenal has justbeen reinforced  by.two newly recruited, regiments.  Baron Hayashi; being asked by a  representative of the Daily Chronicle, "S)o you understand that Japan  has now been allowed a free hand  to settle the trouble?" Replied,  "I  do not understand so, but I know  that Japan is quite willing to do all  in her power to bring the rising to  an end along with the other poAvers.  Japan is ready to put 22,000 men in  the field.    If any sort of government existed in Pekin, the settlement   of   the  trouble   would    not  present serious difficulties, but if  anarchy   prevailed  :the   situation  would be serious indeed."  George "Wyndham, parliamentary  uuder secretary of state for Avar,  said in the house of commons yesterday that ^siuce 1895 English  firrashad sold the Chinese government seventy-one guns of position,  123 field giins' and 297 machine  guns Avith ammunition for' each  class. He also said that a German  firm iu 1899 sold - China 460,000  mauser Rifles. !  BOERS UNUSUALLY ACTIVE  -    "*    - i -'  Defeated Near Middleburg.  . London, July*: 10���4 c_.-_m.-rrAs  lord Roberts' dispatches reveal, the  Boers are unusually active, botli in  the Orange River colony and in the  so-called pacified western Transvaal, but without producing any  serious impression upon the British  arms.  The Bond leaders at the Cape are  extending their boycott of British  firms, and Dutch companies Avith  -��200,000 capital have been formed.  ' Passengers arriving at Lorenzo  Marquez on July 9th from Middle-  burg say there has been severe  fighting between the latter place  and Machadodorp, in Avhich the  Boers Avere defeated and demoralized.  The Lorenzo Marquez correspondent of the Daily Telegraph says.  under date of July 9th: "I understand that Mr. Hollis, the American consul here, has been recalled.  Hensra=well-known=pro-rBoerrJ^=====  Trebelli Coming Again.  Mademoiselle Trebelli Avill once  more appear iu Nelson, playing a  return "engagement at the opera  house next Monday evening. She  will bring the same company Avho  were with her Avhen she appeared  here several weeks ago. Praise of  mademoiselle Trebelli's voice is  hardly necessary to those avIio did  not hear her when she Avas here  last, for they haA'o doubtless already heard of her from those who  did hear her sing. To those Avho  Avere so fortunate surely no . praise  is necessary. Mile. Trebelli's voice  deserves all tho praise that has  been lavished upon it by tho musical  critics of the Dominion. It is a  soprano of great tone and .power  and possesses an under note of feeling that is often absent in tho  trained voices of professional  singers. Those Avho do not attend  her final performance Avill miss a  treat not often offered on the local  stage.           Another Afridi War Feared.  London, July 10.���Advices to the  Express from Peshawur in the Punjab, under date of June 19th, say  that 600 Afridis made a sudden  night descent on a hundred Afghans  who. Avere engaged in building a  fort near Dacca, and killed a number of them. It is feared in some  official Indian circles that another  Afridi Avar is breAving.  Advance in Price of Sugar.  Neav Yokk, July 9.���The American Sugar Refining Company today  advanced all grades of refined sugar  one-tenth of a cent.  SLOGAN'S GOOD PROSPECTS  .     ��� O  _     General Mining Notes.  - Kaslo, July 9.���[Special to The  Tribune.]���There seems to be a  general feeling that the next six  months will see a big movement  both in the Slocan country and the  Lardo-Duncan district. Some papers published in the Slocan district  claim that the Slocan will be shipping more value than any other  part of British Columbia before  Christmas, while ere the snow falls  not a few properties in the Lardo  should be progressing well towards  a shipping basis.  The latest strike in the Slocan is  that just made on the Get-There-  Eli group near Sandon. They have  found what is described as rich dry  ore from three to nineteen inches  wide on the surface and< showing  up for 200 feet carrying values in  silver and sulphide and iron pyrites  holding gold. A-Vancouver company called the V. & M. Mines OAvns  the property Avhich is in charge of  William Harrington who has four  men opening up the land.  The successful flotation in London, England, of the Emily Edith  mine has had a noticeable effect  over New Denver and Slocan City  way. On Lemon creek, Springer  creek and Four-mile creek there are  many busy camps. The Arlington  road on Springer creek is being  rushed to completion, and AA'hen it  is finished the Arlington will add  to the 300 tons it has shipped out  this year. The Speculator, almost  adjoining the Arlington, has just  started up. A drift is to be run in  on the vein.  The Enterprise mine is the only  one shipping through Slocan City-  just at present, and it only sent  out 20 tons last Aveek. The force  was laid off tor the Dominion Day  holiday and the fourth, of July, but  the company has noAV purchased  large supplies aud by Wednesday  is expected to bo in full operation  Avith a force of 100 men.  gold at Machadodorp has created  the utmost discontent among the  foreign officers and men. They expected substantial reAvards for  championing the Boer interests,  but have received nothing. ��� It is  added that visiting foreigners who  have subsequently advocated intervention are believed to have received substantial sums.0 Proof of  this, it is further asserted has been  discovered in Pretoria, Avhich promises startling developments.  OBJECT TO SUNDAY GAMES  Miscellaneous Mining News.  Yesterday's mining records were:  Transfers, the; Fairhaven.and Warfare Fraction, AA'est side' of Rover  creek, by Joseph Barnard of Erie,  to Elidore Bushan of Trail, consideration $200, the Boston on Toad  mountain by William Moore to  George Kydd; Certificates of work,  to John McDonald on the Anna  Maud Ruth. Locations; the Powell  'on Donason mountain by-W. H.  Gilliam, the Baden by W. H. Gilliam on Donason mountain, the  Lucy by John Rowell on Porcupine  creek, the Artie on 49 creek by  Mary Riss.  The Venus mill recommences  operations tomorrow morning.  A fine specimen of ore from the  Copperhead group' on CraAvford  creek is on exhibition in W. F.  Teetzel & Co.'s store. The property  is owned by Fred and Cliff LoAvden  and the ore carries high values in  silver and copper.  Orange Celebration in Slocan,  Slocan City, July 9.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���The Orange celebration here on Thursday next will  be the biggest affair of the kind  the Kootenay brethren have ever  attempted. Every lo'dge in the district Avill be represented and the  indications point to a large number  of spectators. Nelson and Sandon  A\rill each send a band, and several  fife and drum corps will be here in  addition. A big parade is to be  formed and marched through the  toAvn to the recreation grounds,  Avhere suitable addresses Avill be  given by prominent men. A'  covered grandstand and seats  capable of accommodating several hundred people haAre been  erected and eA'ery preparation  made for a croAA'd. The citizens  aro uniting Avith the society and  haA'e subscribed $200 for a prize or  medals for a football tournament,  to diA'ide the championship of  West Kootenay. Nelson, Sandon,  Silverton and Slocan will be the  contesting teams and a hot time is  expeeted. The juvenile clubs of  New Denver and Slocan Avill also  play a match game. In the eA'ening  the football club will give a ball  for tho visitors. . The C. P. R. is  issuing excursion rates for the celebration. Kootenay lake, Rossland  and Itobson point tickets will be  good to come on the 11th, returning on the 10th. From Nelson and  Sandon points its tickets Avill be  good from tho 12th to the 13th.  Boers' Mercenaries Left.  Catio   Towx, July  9.���It is reported  hero  that    president Kruger's retention of a large amount of  THE FINANCIAL CONDITION  B Of the City of Nelson.  Auditor McDermid's report of the  receipts   and expenditures of the  city for the six months ending June  30th   shows   that/$25,537.05   have  been expended on streets and side-:  walks.     This sum includes $5000  paid for the steam and roller rock  crusher.   To this amount should be  added $2000 for lumber used and  labor payrolls that will be paid this  month. The council, therefore, have  expended so far this year, including  bills contracted by last year's council, in the neighborhood of $22,500  on streets and sidewalks.    If Baker  street   is macadamized from Hall  street to the middle of the block in  which the Bank of Montreal building is situate, and outside streets  made in fairly good  condition, another $15,000 will have to be spent.  The question is where is the money to come from, if not from the  sale of debentures.    While the revenue is above the amount estimated  by the finance committee,  yet the  surplus  will  not be equal  to  the  amount that has been expended on  account of the smallpox scare, relief  to sister toAvns, and the extra sums  that Avill be required  to settle the  bills rendered by lawyers  who find  the city so good a claim to "work."  Other expenditures  have been as  folloAvs:     On   sewer   construction,  $5353.45; Avater works construction,  $5905.08;   electric   light   construction,   $7209.73;: _ fire   department,  $3112.13;   .scavenger   department,  $37,90.23;   electric ��� light ��� maintenance,  $2141,81j.:interest, - $0330.50;  salaries,      $2002.50;       quarantine,  $1969.43; grants to  hospitals,  Sandon, Kuskonook, etc., $4415.50; police department, $2308.48; legal expenses, water works maintenance,  etc., $3293.80;   or  a total of $73,-  930.95.  The receipts total $30,732.98, of  which $10,322.07 came from electric  light rates; $0775.10 from water  rates and $0192.50 from licenses. The scavenger department  brought in $2033.40, police court  fines $1479.50, and miscellaneous  $1660.90. The remainder was derived from real estate taxes, dog  taxes, etc.  The overdraft at the Bank of  Montreal is $43,197.97, about half  of whicli is chargeable to the present council, as the $15,000 Avorth  of debentures authorized to be issued by the last council have not  "b^en^offefecrfor sale, and-their-is-7  sue will be cancelled if the ratepayers endorse the bylaws iioav before  them.  The city's debenture debt is $175,-  and the bylaAvs to be voted on on  the 18th instant, if passed, will increase the debt to $251,000.  Session of the Senate.  Ottaava, July 9.���[Special to Tho  Tribune.]���In the senate today  Bowell said that if the Dominion  Election Act Avere to be properly  discussed by the senate they would  require to sit for a fortnight. Hoav-  ever, it is expected that prorogation  will come about on Saturday, although no one can tell. All business  except the supplementary estimates  and raihvay subsidies are noAV  passed.        Assisted Emigrants.  Ottaava, July 9.���[Special to The  Tribune.]���In the house tonight in  the debate on the emigration estimates Sifton in reply to Wilson,  member for Lennox, said that in  regard from what the late government did it was not his intention  to recommend to his colleagues to  make any changes in regard to assisted immigrants. Wilson said  this was not the vieAv taken by a  number of officers and European  agents.  Only Fear Lack of Food.  London, July 8.���The consuls at  Shang-Hai report that the Pekin  legations were safe on July 4th and  that the Chinese had ceased their  attacks. The only fear felt at that  time, according to the reports of  the consuls, was regarding the food  supply.  Baptists and Methodists Petition.  At last night's council meeting  petitions were presented from the  Baptist and Methodist churches,  signed by the respective pastors  and secretaries, requesting the council to compel saloons to close on  Sundays, to prevent Sunday games  on the recreation grounds and take  such other action as might be necessary to prevent Sabbath desecration.  After reading the petitions mayor  Houston remarked that the council should grant individual citizens *  the same rights, but no greater, as ���  were   enjoyed   by   others.    There  was no reason Avhy Sunday sports  should be prevented so long as they  did not interfere with the privilege  of church goers.   The sooner it was  understood that this council was  hot taking  sides   in   religion the  better it AA'ould be.   The present  council was not elected on this issue, and if church members desired  to elect aldermen on the issue in  question they would have an opportunity to do so in January next.  On motion of alderman Wilson  the petitions Avere filed Avithout discussion.  The council authorized the city  engineer   to   have   WHIoav   street*  made passable for teams.  The committee on public" works  submitted   a   report,    Avhich   was  carried, as follows : That .a six-foot ���  sideAvalk be laid on the south' side  of Mill street from Stanley to Hendryx street; that the water main  on Houston street be extended to lots  0 and 7 in block 47, that thealley-  Avay at the rear of the Methodist-  church be graded to proA'ide proper  drainage;   that   the   thistles   and  Avecds on the streets and alleyways'  of the city be cut down;   that a  pipe   seAver be laid in the��alley of  block 79; that a six-foot'sideAvalk  be laid  on  the  south side of Lake  street   from   Hall    to    Josephine"  street and on the east side of' Josephine street from Lake to Front .  streets; that street lights be placed  ou Lake street; that the sidewalks  on Victoria street be  discontinued.  On motion of Aid: Irvine ���- and--  Morrisou it AA'as decided to extend  the seAver in the alley west of Stanley street to connect with houses  belonging to Samuel Bunker. The  sewer will also be extended in the*  alley south of Mill street to the  residence of J. Fraser and as far  beyond as necessary.  J. Still well Clute of Rossland  wrote thanking the aldermen for  courtesies receiAred during the celebration and expressing his appreciation of the demonstration.  R. J. Elliott presented a bill of  $42 for repairing the cycle path,  aud recommended that a man with-  a shovel be sent over the road occasionally to keep the path in repair.  The account was passed.  C. JiszkoAvicz, representing Fair-  vieAV property owners, and T. M.  Ward, representing the tOAvnsite  *-companynvdd r essedthe-ci ty-couli - =  cil with a vieAv to securing an extension of the water mains east  from the city to Nelson aA'enue.  They offered a cash bonus of $500.  The council took a favorable view  of the proposition, Avhich was referred to the committee of public  Avorks.  The special committee drafted to  report on the crematory matter  asked further time to secure information on tho subject. The  council then adjourned.  There were present at the meeting mayor Houston in the chair,  and aldermen Hall, Irvine, Mo.'ri-  son, Wilson and Arthur.  Another Venezuelan Revolution.  Kinston, Jamaica, July 9.���General Gorzira, Venezuelan minister  to Colombia, arriA*ed here yesterday  on his Avay to Caracas to report to  his government on the Colombia  revolution. He said another revolution Avas pending in Venezuela  headed by Dr. Pietrie. A private  cable dispatch received here announces that staiwation practically  exists at Carthagena aud the rebel  general, Uribe, Avas recently near  Bogota, tho capital of Colombia.  Fraser Biver Bulletins.  Soda Creek, July 9.���No change  in Avater nor Aveather since morning.  Lillooet, July 9.���River has  risen slightly since morning, weather Avarm.  Empress of India Sails.  Yokohama, July 9.���The C. P. R.  steamship,  Empress  of Iudia, leffc  here for Vancouver the afternoon  of the sixth.  "V t��  . aV.***  ________  ksl - V  ill.  I  ��� 1*.  i r  ls> 5s*  \:  :tte  THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON B. C TUESDAY JULY 10 1900  ._*!_��� jnG-i *.+'.*,*  m  Mr  J ' 00.00. 00 .00' 00 .00 - 00 -00 .00 .00- 00-00' - 00! '0_*''0*'&���'&_ __'&'&: ��&;����; I��*_*i&&&  ���v ���^������^^s^ '-^^S^ * iS'Jijlj �����jt*."��''ysj'1 Sis * SJ*" jg- ��� ���j**- ^ ��� ^- ^ ���-S&- ^y- ��� ^' ^ ".^&- ^ \2-ft'iSfr * ^.t.  Xti  xti  xti  xti  *_  SPECIAL ATTRACTIONS IN DRY GOODS, MEN'S furnishings, millinery and house furnishings.  5JJ  We Will Offer  xti  Hi  xti  ZFOie* t^wo ZD-A/^rs ozcstxj^  Specials In  Our entire stock today and  tomorrow at last Aveek's  special sale prices, with a large  sale of remnants and ends accumulating from our sale.  Ladies' Dress Shirts       A Large Lot  Carpets  From $2 up.   Shirt and Blouse  Waist?, 50 cents.  Of Children's SfcraAV Hats from  50 cents each up. All Ladies'  Trimmed Hats at half price.  Floor Oilcloths and Linoleum  at cost prices.  Special Reduction  In Sunshades,  Umbrellas and  Parasols.  Ladies' Corsets from 40c. up.  Night Dresses from 50c. up.  Embroidery Trimmed Drawers  from 25c. up. Corset Covers  from 15c. up. White shirts  from 75c. up. <>  6  ���-ss fees-fee****** **��^  Hi  Hi  ito  '\^'^^'^_0'^^'^'^'^'^'^'00'^'00'00'00'00'00'00'00'00'00'00'00  1__x ��� ___-- '__^&'___* -___^ '__\_\  Sp^F^-.WV'W"^*. ���^^* Wt,^*,��^��.��^��^��k��,l*K��^��'*��^��*��*��K*^��5^'*^��Sf^"<��K��^��^S��>*^��^^��^i��'*  xi,  Xti  Xti  xti  $  |*>,\    .*  kg $  l^fi-i".  1M: I  lt-%; -4  $3, 3a  IS? I**-1  l__W*.  m  Sir  5��s  Rf-'.  l.#f  II  P  gtf,-  ?#  W  \m  \''m  lw"  I ��'''.?  \s--t  m  r&,%  its  .i_.  I&r  If-  IS?.  IX  li'  i si  I?}  I? I  M  li:  r  ?!  1*5 '  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY.  '     INCORPORATED 1670.  Carpets  Wiltons  Axminsters  .  Brussels  Tapestries  Take your choice, select your  pattern, show us the floor, you  have no more worry.  Prices and quality always satisfactory. We sew and lay all  carpets free of charge.  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.  This city of-Toronto has its fair  proportion of cranks and from time  to time they keep the members of  the city council in hot water Avith  their hobbies in the matter of municipal government.   The latest crank  proposition in Toronto is the abolition of the minimum wage clause  iii municipal contracts.   The cranks  say    that   Avhile   contractors   are  bound to pay a minimum wage they  will-offer employment to none but  the "young and the strong;   that  owing to the minimum wage clause  the old men of the city are deprived  of work.   Just how the cranks propose to overcome the contractors'  right of selection'-in laborers is not  made clear.    If a contractor today;  chooses    young   men    who    have  strength,    to  earn   the   minimum  wage   Avhat   guarantee can   they  give,  that when all wages are reduced to meet the earning powers  of the old men, that young men Avill  not continue to receive the   first  chance to earn such wages.   Prob  ably the cranks propose to replace  the minimum wage' clause with  another Avhich will provide that no  one shall be employed upon city  Avork who is under fifty years of age.  During the remainder of the  year 1899 and up to midnight on  the 10th day of January, 1901,  every man, Avoman and child resident iu Nelson Avill be allowed to  observe Sunday in his or her oavu  Avay, just as they are ^allowed to  live on week days. No church organization or member thereof, Avill  be permitted to dicate to people  who are not members of church organizations as to how they shall  spend Sunday or auy other day in  the Aveek. Nelson is not a Avide-  open town, and it Avill not be a  church-ridden toAvn.  Goldwin Smith on Anglo-Saxons.  Professor Goldwin Smith, in a recent issue of the  New York  Sun,  makes the following comment upon  the  claims for domination  of the  Anglo-Saxon blood: "Scarcely less  fantastic that the dream of reproducing the Roman empire is that of  a joint domination of Great Britain  and the   United  States   over   the  globe, based on the imperial qualities  of Anglo-Saxon   blood.   How  much of the blood, even of the blood  of the people in the mother country,  is   really Anglo-Saxon ?   The  Highlands of Scotland, three-quarters of Ireland, almost the whole of  Wales, and the west of England are  Celtic.    The north-east of England  and the Scottish Isles are Scandina-  A'ian.   There have been infusions of  Flemings,  of   French   Protestants,  and-of Jews.    Even of the original  population of the United States, a  part   was   not   Anglo-Saxon,   but  Dutch, Swedish or scattering.    But  during the last sixty years there  has been   a  continual   torrent of  alien immigration ; and tho general  fact is that the higher races, being  restrained by fear of poverty and  social pride,   multiply less   freely  =thanfthe4owerTacesrwhieh=wre=free=  from those restraints.   We have in  Canada over a million of French,  and we are pumping into tho North-  West by our immigration agencies  a population as alien as possible to  Anglo-Saxon   pedigreo   and   ideas.  The population of Australia is also  mixed; that of the Cape Colony is  still more so, to say nothing of the  blacks in the West Indies.   To all  these heterogeneous elements England has given  her language, her  literature, and much of her law and  institutions.   This is a fact of which  every Englishman is justly proud;  but.it is not a sufficient basis for  lording it over a subject AA'orld."  League-Games.  Syracuse 1, Toronto (i.  Hartford 2, Providence 0.  Springfield 0, Worcester 2.  Cleveland 2, Milwaukee 4.  ��� Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring"  local and coast.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Bough and  Dressed Lumber  of all kind?.  Hf AVHAT YOU- WANT 18 NOT I.V flTOCK  WK AVILL MAKK IT VOX YOU  CALL AND GET PRICES.  Alex Stewart  Rooms, Turner & Boeeh Block.  NELSON.  Mines  Heal Estate  Insurance  Loans  J. A. Sayward  HALL AND LAKE STKEKTS, NELSON  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  COUNTER OF  IIKNDRYX AND VERNON STREETS  FOR SALE  3500 Athabasca Shares  8400 Exchequer Shares  4000 Big Horn Scares  $450 will buy fjouse aqd lot on  Falls Street and Mines Road, block  21, Addition A. !  Ward  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Kodaks  AND AMATEUR  PHOTOGRAPHERS'  SUPPLIES OF  ALL KINDS.  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in   Stool^       __^^  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  We carry a complete stock of  Ccast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  FINING STOCKS  BOUGHT AND SOLD  Referendum Treasury Stock  Exchequer, 1000  Big Horn, 5000  Peoria, 5000-500  Richelieu, 1000  WANTED  Rambler-Cariboo and Giant  For sale���(i-room house', Hume addition, $850.  11-room houso, cheap; ternis easy; close iu.  CALL ON  H. A. Prosser  BROKER, WARD STREET  GENERAL  BROKER  Porto Rico LumberCo. Ltd.  Contractors and Builders  WILL DO WELL TO  Buy Their Lumber  AT  G. G. Buchanan's  & nmm  A largo stock of first-class dry material on  hand, also a tull line of sash, doors, mouldings,  turned work, eto.  Factory Work a Specialty  Vard i  Foot of Hendryx streot, Nelson  Telephone. 01    Jof]ll   RaG,   AgGIlt  hTdTashcroft  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing promptly attended to by a  flwt-cloHS wheelwright  Speolal attention given to all kinds of repairing and custom work from otitaide points.  Shop:   Hall St.. betwoim Baker and Verno  .A..   J��jT>TSTJ��l^-JPr  Contracting Painters, Decorators, Paperhangors.  Full line of wall paper, mouldings, eto,   Kalso-  mining and Tinting.   Strictly flrst-clasa  work.  Estimates furnished.  Three dwelling houses for sale on easy terms.  One lot on ; Stanley street,' opposite' Royal  hotel, for sale at a bargain.  One .seven-roomed'bouse and one three-room  house for rent.    See ANNABLE  Charles St. Barbe  Stock arid Share Broker  General Agent  E P. Whalley, J; P.  NOTARY PUBLIC  Ofllce with C. W. West & Co., corner Hall and  Baker streets.  City ofllce of tho Nelson Sodawater Faotory.  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR   .  Corner Victoria and Kootenay Streots. _.  P. O. Box 6S9. TKIiKPHOMK ND. 95  MONEY TO LOAN  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON  B. C.  CRATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  rpHORPE & CO., LIMITED.���Cornor Vornon  '���*��� and Cedar streots, Nelson, manufacturers  of and wholesale dealers in aerated waters and  fruit syrups. Sole agents for Halcyon Springs  mineral water.   Telephone 60.  w.  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  F. TEETZEL & CO.���Cornor Baker and  Josephine streets, Nelson, wholesalo deal-  ors in assayers supplies. Agents for Denver  Firo Clay Co. of Denvbr, Colorado.  CIGARS. ~~"  KOOTENAY. CIGAR MANUFACTURING  CO.���Corner Baker and Hall streets, Nel  son, manufacturers of "Royal Seal" and "Kooto  nay Belle" brands of oigars. '  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  HJ. EVANS 'Sc CO.���Baker street, Nelson  ��� wholesalo dealers in liquors, cigars,  cement, flro brick and Are clay, water pipe .-and  steel rails, and genoral commission merchants.  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.  KOOTICNTAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY & CONST RUCTION COM PAN Y���"Wholesale dealers in telephones, annunciators, hells, batteries,  fixtures, etc., Houston block. Nelson.  FLOOR AND FEED)  BRACKMAN - KKR ; MILLING' COMPANY  ���Cereals, Flour, Grain, Hay.' - Straight or  mixed cars shipped to all Kootenay Points.  Grain elevators at all principal points on Calgary-  -Kdmonton It. R:; Mills at Victoria, New Westminster, and Edmonton, Alberta.  AYLOR -FEED &  PRODUCE   CO.-Baker  street.    Nelson   (George   V.   Motion's  old  stand),   Flour, Feed, Grain, Hay and. Produce.  Car lots a specialty.   Correspondence solicited.  Phone 26.  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  P    BURNS &; CO.���Baker  street,   Nolson,  ���   wholesale dealers in fresh and curod moats.  Cold storage. -  : GROCERIES.  A- MACDONALD & CO.-Corner Front and  ��� Hall streets, wholesale grocers and  jobbers in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  mackinaws and miners' sundries.   KOOTENAY SUPPLY  COMPANY,   LIMITED���Vernon   street, Nelson,   wholosale  grocers.  JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front street, Nel-  **    son, wholesale grocers.  PR. STEWART & CO.���Warehouses on C. P.  ��� R. track, foot of Stanley street, Nelsom  wholosale dealers in provisions, produce ana  fruits. Cold storage. Agents Armour & Co.'s  bacon, hams, lard and other products.  JY. GRIFFIN. & CO.^-Front street, Nolson,  ���   wholesale.- dealers' ��� in   provisions,   cured  meats, butter and eggs.   ','.-���  fieison Saw &  Planing fVjills, 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  aiid 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 f(all at]d Front Streets  Factory Hall Street Crossing C. P. R. Track  Mills Hall Street Wharf  DR. ALEX  FORIN  Office:   Houston Block.  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  H BYERS & CO.���Corner Bakor and Josophihe  ���   streets, Nelson, wholesale, dealers in hard  ware and mining supplies.  Powdor Co.  ���Agents for Giant  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY-  Baker St,; Nelson* wholesale ��� dealers-in  hardware and mining supplies, and water and  plumbers'-supplies.  AT 7 PER CENT  ON BUSINESS PROPERTY  NKLSON; #, C.  Residence Mill Street,   fSVT COW    R   fl  OppofdtoSoliool House  SHXiLdUlX, B. \s.  Apply G. L. LENNOX. Solicitor, Nelson B.  C  CaSTELLO'S EXPRESS  AND TRANSFER  Baggage and express moved to any part of the  city.  Special attention given to heavy teaming.  Ofllce corner Victoria and Ward streots. Telephone 192. XV. A. COSTELLO. Manager. ,  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  TURNER, BEETON & CO.���Cornor Vernon  - and Josephino 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,  sporting, stumping and black blasting powders,  wholesale dealers In caps and f uso, and eleotrio  blasting apparatus. .-  SASH AND DOORS,  NELSON -SAW AND PLANING MILLS.  LIMITED���Corner Front and Hall streets,  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers  in sash and doors; all kinds of faotory work made  to ordor.    . '���      '���  .   TENTS   AND   AWNINGS.  NELSON TENT AND AWNING FACTORY-  Baker street, Nelson. Manufacturers of all  kinds of tents, awnings, and canvas goods.  P. O. Box 76.   Theo. Madson, proprietor.  WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMITED���Corner Front and Hall streets; Nelson, wholesale dealers In wines (case and bulk,  and domefltio and imported cigars.  J. W. LUDWI8  Manufacturers of   and  dealers in Harness, Pack  ��� and Stock Saddles. Apara-  jocs. Collars, Bridles and  Whips.  Nelson Harness Shop  HaU Street, Nelson.  Kootenay Steam Lanndpy  BLOMBERG & SWEDBEflC  PKOPBIETOnS  The only steam laundry in Nelson employing union labor  FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES.  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A.V. Sc A. M.  Meets -second Wednesday in each month.  .Sojourning brethren Invited.  Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock,  cordially invited to attend.  & S.   Leonard Seott, C. C.  lay streets, every  Visiting Knights  R. G. Joy, K. of B.  ���>TEESON L. O. L., No. 1692, meets in I. O. O. F.  ���n Hall, cornor Baker and Kootenay streets,  1st and 3rd Friday of each month. Visiting  brerhern cordially invited. R. Robinson, W. M.  XV, Crawford, Recording-Secretary.  "MVELSON -flSRIE, Number 22, Fraternal Order  ��* of Eagles, meets every second and fourth  Wednesday meach month in Fraternity Hall.  Visiting brethren^wolcome.^W.^Gosnell^Presl^  dent~Cha"rles Prosser, Seoretary.  TRADES   UNIONS.  ���NTELSON MINERS' UNION NO. 96, W. F. of  -'���, M.���Meets in minors' union rooms, northeast corner Victoria and Kootenay streets, every  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. Visiting mem-  bers welcome. M. R. Mowatt, President. James  Wilkes,.- Secretary. Union* Scale op Wages  you Nelson District���Per shift, machine  men, ?3.50: hammcrsnien minors. ?X25; inuckors,  oarmen, shovelers and other underground labor-  ers, 33.00. - .     .     .   rpRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.-The regu-  ���*- lar meetings of the Nolson Trades and Labor  Counoil will bo held in the miners' union hall,  corner of Viotoi-ia and Kootenay streets, on the  first and third Thursday of each month, at  7.30 p. m. G. J. Thorpe, President. J. H. Mathe-  son, Seorotqry.   rpHE regular meetings of tho Carpenters' Union  ���*��� aro hold on Wodnesday evening of each  week, at 7 o'clock, in tho Miners' Union hall corner Victoria and Kootenay streets. R. Robin-  son, President.   James Colling, Secretary.  TJARBERS' UNION.-Nolson Union, No. lWi. of  ���*-' the International Journeymen Barber's Union of America, moots evory iirst and third Monday of oach month in Minor's Union Hall, corner  of Victoria and Kootonay streets,  Having Purchased  the Business  Of Fred J. Squire, merchant  tailor, Nelson, I intend to  continue the business so as  to keep the patronage of all  Mr. Squire's old patrons and  g-et a share of the general  trade. I am now prepared  to show the latest styles in  all lines of spring goods. A  special line on hand. ._,t__$2.a_  per suit. All other lines at  low rates. None but Union  labor employed.  E. Skinner  Neelands'Building, Baker Street.  FRED J. SQUIRE. Manager.  ,r; .--. -, -j  ��������� at 8:30 p.m.  sharp. Visiting brothers cordially invited to  attend. J. H. Matheson, President; W. S. Bel-  villo, Secretary.   TDRICKLAYERS AND MASONS' UNION.  ��f. The Bricklayers and Masons' International  Umori No. 3 of Nelson meets second and fourth  Tuesdays- in each month at Minors Union hall.  J. XV. Etcher, president; Joseph Clark, recording  and corresponding seoretary.      TABORBRS" UNION.-Nolson Laborers' Pro-  ���*-��� tcotive Union, No. 8121, A. F. of L., meets in  Miners' Union Hall, northeast corner of Victoria  and Kootenay streets, every Monday evening  at 8 p.m. sharp. Visiting members of the American Federation cordially invited to attend. John  Mullen, President. Percy Shackelton, Secretary.  NELSON PAINTERS' UNION-Tho regular  meeting of tho Painters' Union is held  the first and third Fridays in each month at Miners' Union hall at 7:30 sharp. T. O. Skatbo, President; Will J. Hatch, Secretary.  THE NELSON PLUMBERS, GAS AND  STEAM FITTERS UNION meets every sec  ond and fourth Friday at the Miners' Union hall  at 8 p.m.    B. Weeks, Secretary pro tern.  Arthur Gee  MERCHANT  TAILOR  Removed to Bakor Street, opposite tho Queen's  GOAL!      GOAL!  GREAT REDUCTION  Hard Coal  Anthracite  TELEPHONE  83  $9.65|c$ar'sNesb  DELIVERED  $6.15  C. W. West&Co.  A. LARSON, Manager  ARCHITECTS.  EWART &  CARRIE-Arohitccts.    Rooms 7  arid-8 Aberdeen block, Baker stroet, Nelson.  ~ ENGINEERS.  rjHARLES PARKER���Mining and milling en-  w  gineer.  West Baker street Nelson.  Lethbridge Gait Coal  The best value for tho money In the market  for all purposes.  tkbms oash     XV. P. TiKRNBY, Goneral Agent  Telephone 147.    Office with C. D. J. Christin.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that I intend to apply at  the flt-st meeting of tho board of license commissioners for the city of Nelson held thirty days  after tho date hereof, for leave to transfer the  liceiiso now hold by mo for an hotel known nn  tho Nolson House, i-ituate on lot 10 block 1, to A.  H. Clements and Robert Roisterer.  ' S WHITE  Dated this 2nd day of June. 1900*    ' *  .y- ^^-^r^__rrx^l__^^^y*v* y,.g^*Biyynt*tf��i  _.,-***-___**���. _~.^.-_~~~_.  y  THE ffclBtM:  ffiLSM" B. C, TUESDAY; JULY 10, 1900  BANK OF MONTREAL  CAPITAL, all paid up.... $12,000,000.00  BEST     7.000.000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427.180 80  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. George A. Drummond Vice-President  E. S. Clouston General Manager  THE BANK OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootonay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branches in London (England) Nkw Yonic,  Chicago, and all tho principal cities in Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  Transfers.  Grant Commercial and Travelers' Credits,  available in any part of tho world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Eto.  Saving's Bank Branch  CUKRKXT RATK OK INTEREST PAID.  WHY   A   MINT   IS   NEEDED.  The Province.  The   greater   part,   by   far   the  greater   part   of   the  gold   whicli  comes down from the north is mined  in  British territory and  it is an  abiding marvel to the business, men  of Vancouver  why  such a  larger  '-.proportion    of   the   trade   of   the  "winners of that gold does not come  to   Vancouver and   other   British  j mints.   It   is   idle   to   deny  that  Seattle aud the .Sound cities are deriving the chief benefits of the trade  to  and from  the goldfields  which'  aio the rightful inheritance of Canada and the Canadians.  Various causes have beeu assigned  foi'the present state of affairs. Ifc  has been said that British Columbia  merchants are not sufficiently enterprising ; that the boards of trade  ate not sufficiently alive to the  needs of the hour, that the transportation companies deliberately  give Vancouver the go-by, and that  the city does nob do enough adver-  lisiug. The following paragraph,  however, from an interview'with a  Klondike miner throws a great deal  of light upon bhe subject.  '*AIr. Gibson had been assured at  Dawson that he could not sell his  gold here and had governed himself  accordingly, otherwise he would  have preferred to remain in Vancouver. He says that there are  hundreds of others who would gladly come to a British port to dispose  of their dust were, they advised  thafc they could sell ifc on as good  terms as elsewhere, aud as the  banks  afc  Dawson  are   British  he  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and  Letters of Credit on Skaguay, U. S.,  Atlin, B. 0., and Dawson City, N. W. T.  cannot understand why men are  not sent to their correspondents  here instead of to the Seattle  people."  As iu the face of this, and to further quote Mr. Gibson, something  seemed to be radically wrong with  tho local facilities for exchanging  gold, the managers of the Vancou-  A*er banks were invited to explain  just what is the trouble.  "I'll  tell you  all about it," said  Andrew Jukes, manager of the Imperial Bank   of   Canada.'    "Say a  miner  comes  down  here ��� with his  dusfc.    He brings ifc to us  and we  can do one of two things for him.  We can make him an advance on it  and then forward ifc to the United  States government assay  office at  Seattle where it will be smelted and  tbe full value paid to ais, less the  smelting charges, when we deduct  a small percentage to cover express-  age,  insurance,  consul's  fees,   and  other items and pay bhe owner the  balance.   The other  course   is   to  send the miner around to the assay  office here, where lie will have his  gold refined.and receive a certificate  of the actual value.    Still we can't  pay him that value in full when we  buy the brick from him.    You see  we can't keep the gold here���people  who come to us for gold want coin  gold, not gold bricks or gold dust.  We must send it to Seattle.    Now  at Seattle they won't accepb the.  assay made here and that has to be  done again, a fresh set of charges  has to be paid and there is another  loss in the second smelting to be allowed for.    If a man takes his gold  straight to Seattle he escapes ��� consul's fees, war-tax at the boundary,  heavy  expressage  charges aud receives the full value from the government less assay expense.    Ifc follows, therefore, that we cannot begin to pay the same rate as is paid  at Seattle.  "If a man lias only a small quantity of gold it pays him best to  come to us, but if he has a. large  quantity it wdll pay him better to  Imperial Bank of Canada  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital Authorized  Capital Paid up  Rest  $2,500,000  $2,458,603  $1,700,000  D. R. Wilkie, General Manager.  E. Hay, Inspector.  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker Street  J. M. LAY. Manager.  run down to Seattle with it, and  much better to go to Seattle direct  from the Klondike. There is no use  in trying to hide ifc; Seattle is in a  position to handle the gold to  greater advantage than we are, and  as long as that is so we shall see the  trade pass our doors.  "The government ought to coin  gold in Canada. Let it establish a  mint, or at least, a branch of the  Royal Mint, here in Vancouver, and  in the meantime make; arrangements to buy gold-dust here. There  is no mint at Seattle but the United  States government has established  an assay office there'and buys all  the gold that comes along. And-ifc  is just because that ;government  was alive to its opportunities and  ours is not, that our goldj is building up Seattle instead of our own  cities."  TROUBLE   ON   THE   TELEPHONE.  When Mr. Meddlar tried to use  his telephone; a few days ago, the  "hello; girl," probably dreaming "of  her social triumphs, instead of giving him the number he called for;  connected him With- a line over  which a conversation already raged.  Mr. Meddlar had listened for only a  moment before he discovered that  the line had a very irascible female  at one end of it and" a not: over-  bright grocer's clerk at' the other,  aud that the lady's order'Was being  given somewhat . tempestuously.  He, therefore, decided to facilitate  the proceedings, and the wires began to heat up about this fashion:  Woman's Voice? And I want a  dozen eggs, a dozen eggs���understand ?  Mr. Meddlar: Yes, mum. Do you  want them fresh mum ?  Woman's Voice: Of course,' stupid!  Do you take us for cheap folks?  Clerk's Voice: Yes,inum; a dozen  eggs:  Mr. Meddlar: Did you say a dozen  or a bushel, mum?  Woman's Voice: A dozen���a  dozen���a dozen, idiot!   And I want  mum:   all  Oh,  said.  Ex-  7(^)��<__3����3��(__?'��=?��c=3��<-*=*-���c^'C^'C^" c^'i^3  ^S^S?^ �����^t*-s>'  a bottle of pickles.    Got that ?  Mr. Meddlar: Yes, mum; a barrel  of olives.  Clerk's   Voice:   Yes,  right, mum.  Woman's Voice: No,; no, uo.  sugar! A bottle of pickles, I  Mr. Meddlar: Oh, yes, mum.  cuse me, mum. I was out with the  boys last night, an' am kinder  twisted today. But you know how  it is, mum. A barrel of sugar, you  said?   All right, mum.  Woman's Voice: No-o-o-o ! Can't  you hear, you drunken booby? I  say a bottle of pickles.  Mr.; Meddlar:   You said  sugar,  mum.  Woman's Voice: I didn't. And if���  Clerk's Noice: What did you say  that last was, mum ?  Woman's Voice: A bottle���a bottle���bottle of pickles���pickles���  pickles. -   .-���  Mr. Meddlar: All right, mum;  three bottles of pickles.  Woman's Voice: Oh, you fool!  Well, let it go at that. And I want  two quarts of vinegar.  Mr. Meddlar: You don't need it/  mum.  Woman's Voice: What's that?  Mi1.  Meddlar: Sugar's  what yon  need, mum, and lots of it.  Woman's  Voice: Oh,   if  I  only  had you here, you���you���you������'  Clerk's Voice: Beg pardon, mum,  but I didn't catch that last.   Please  repeat it, mum.        ;  Woman's Voice: You impudent  imp!    You tadpole!   You shrimp!  Mr.  Meddlar:   Fresh or canned,  mum? '"'-":  Woman's Voice: Oh, wait till I  get my hands on you! I'm coming  round there this instant. You just  wait.  Mr. Meddlar: All right, nium.  How are all the folks ?  Then the phone -was furiously'  rung off���it sounded to Mr. Meddlar  as if it had been wrung off the wall  entirely���and, with a beafcific smile  gambolling over his countenance,  he resumed his seat at his desk and  began drafting his report as president of the local Christian Bn-  deavorers.           STOEYETTES.  councils of the Liberal party called  at Mr. Gladstone's residence, aud  was cordially received by his wife.  He was in a lugubrious frame of  mind, and spoke dismally of the  situation. "Ah, Mrs. Gladstone, \  he began, "these are dreadful times.  The clouds are very thick. We can  only remember that there is One  above who will help us in all our  troubles, and that He will guide,us  out of our difficulties." "Oh, yes,"  replied Mrs. Gladstone, with great  cheerfulness, "he is upstairs shaving  just now,but he'll be down directly."  A soldier of the Twentieth Kansas tells this story at the expense  of a fellow-soldier: "When we were  sent out on the firing line Pete Hogan was lying behind a tree, out of  the way of bullets. All at once he  yelled out like a wild man, 'Captain;! cannot stand these darned  ants biting me all the time!' Zip!  A bullet passed close to his body.  'On second thoughts, captain,' he  yelled, 'I can stand them!' "  ROYAL SEAL  AND  KOOTENAY BELLE  CIGARS  UNION MADE  AMERICAN  AND  EUROPEAN  PLANS  MEALS  25  ROOMS LIGHTED BY ELECTRICITY  AND HEATED BY STEAM  25 CENTS TO 81  i ^g^<^<^<^<^_v^-��<^j><SL'  \ o r^^s- C    -y c^=.C     y <_���^<ZZ~^<Z_*__*<CZ~~__  ^ ��� ****-�� ��� *C5> ���<C*--5> ��� *���*-**** ->C^ ��� ****--* ��^^  *crv ^*^�� "^c^. *^2j ��S=S��  c_z? ���(__?* ��**-*> ��� ___? ��� ��__? ���  ;,"^ ���$***** ���^*"**jV^-*i ���  ' ��**?��� ��_D* (__?' (__3 '  Wheu reproved on one occasion  for not attending a committee  called to consider the paving of Sfc.  Paul's Churchyard" with wood,  Charles Macklin, the noted Irish  actor, said: "Oh, you lay your  heads together, and it will soon be  done."    AVhen queen Victoria was at Balmoral some time ago, she visited an  aged cottager, and, on leaving her,  said: "You will now* no longer be  afraid of me, and I shall expect you  to pay me a visit." "Ah, ma'am,"  she replied,. "it's nob yerself 1 'm  frightened at: it's them grand servants:" ^__^  Not long ago senator Hoar, Avho  is noted as an inveterate punster,  was joined in the corridor of the  capitol by a former colleague in the  senate, and as they approached the  entrance to the senate chamber Mr.  Hoar motioned his companion to  pass in first. "After you," said the  ex-senator, drawing back politely.  "No, indeed," retorted ��� senator  Hoar; "the X's always go before  the wise."   A story about' little Prince Edward of York appears in the British Weekly. _Not long ago he was  "taken over a British man-of-war,  and was much interested in a large,  heavily built chest which was  shown him. "What does that  hold?" he asked the tall officer who  accompanied him. "Powder," was  the reply. The little boy looked  sympathetically afc the stalwart;  figure- and observed: "Then do you  take powders, too?"  The late Mrs. Gladstone's implicit  confidence in her husband's ability  ���wliich amounted almost to a belief in his infallibility���is well  illustrated inthefollowinganecdote:  During the troublous times of 18S5,  just before the fall of Khartoum  and the murder of Chinese Gordon,  which were really the cause of the  defeat of the Gladstone ministry a  little later, a statesman high in the  Notice of Application for a   Certificate of Improvements.  Broken* Hill Mineral Claim, situatkin tiik  .Ai.Nswoimi Mining Division ov Wkst  Kootknay District, and located about  two milks southwest ok ainswoktii, adJOINING the Akka'nsas, United and Union  Minehai. Claims.  Take notico that I, R. E. Young, (acting as  agent for E. J. Roberts, froo miner's certificate  special No. 681, and Anna C Buckley, free  miner's certificate No. B. 11397) froo miner's cer  tillcate No. B. 13,11(1, intend, sixty days from the  date hereof, to apply to the mining recorder for  a certificate of improvements, for tho purposo o  obtaining, a crown grant of tho above claim.  And further take notice that action, under sec  tion 37, must be commenced before the issuance  of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 21th day of April, A. D., 1900.  R. E. YOUNG, I'.L.S.  NOTICE OF MEETING OF STOCKHOLDERS.  Notico is hereby given that upon the 23rd day  of July, A. D., 1900. at 10 o'clock a. in. at the company's oflleo In Nelson, U. C there will be held a  meeting of the stockholders of the Goldendalo  Mining Company, a corporation, for the purposo  of considering a proposition to sell the Golden-  dale and Young Dominion mineral claims (crown  granted), sltnato about four miles south of Nolson,  British Columbia in West Kootenay Mining District, British Columbia, to pay tho outstanding  indebtedness of said company.  GOLDENDALE MINING COMPANY,  Hy E. D. Ioic, Secretary.  Dated this Ilth day of June. A. D. 1900.  321 to 331 Baker Street, Nelson*  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKEll STKEET, NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  Largo comfortable bedrooms and  flrst>class  dining-room. Sample rooms for commercial men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  Ityrs. E. G. Clarke, Prop.  LATH OF THE ROYAL HOTEL, CALGARY  fV|adden House ^Ss^n���  The only hotel in Nelson thab has remained  under one management since 1890.  The bed-rooms aro well furnished and lighted  by electricity.  Tho bar is always stocked by the best dom s-  tio and imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  SLOCAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. II. McMANUS, Manager.  Bar stocked with best brands of wines, liquors,  and Cigars. Beer on draught. Large comfortable rooms.   First-class table board.  B. G. HOTEL   erie, b. c.  First-class in every respect. Choicest; wines,  liquors and cigars. Every comfort for transient  and resident guests.  HEADQUARTERS FOR UNION MEN.  JOSEPH CAMPBELL. Proprietor.  RESTAURANT  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT  Cor. Baker and Hall Sts.  First-class table  [ R. W\cHt\_\, Prop.  EVERY   DAY  AT   THE  Club Hotel  BIG   SCHOONER  Beer or Half-and-half only  FRESH  10e  COOL  The only good Beer in Nelson  E. J. CURRAN, Prop.  Corner Stanley and Silica Streets.  &X_XXXZZXZZZZZXZZZZZZ_-XZZZZZXXZZZXX_ZZXZIZZ_ZXXZZZXX:  JUST   ARRIVED  A Car Load of  Allen's Apple Cider,  THORPE & CO.  '__._ZZ_-ZXXXZZ_Z-Z-ZZZZ__ZXZZZZZXZXXIZX_XZXZZZZZZZZZXt  Nelson   Wine   Co.  CHOICE WINES AND LIQUORS  Special attention given to family trade  ^afc^et,     FRANK A. TAMBLYN  Nolson, B. C. MANAGES  R. REISTERER & CO.  BKKWKRS AND BOTTLERS OF  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  CENTS  Kootenay Cigar Mfg. Co.  NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA  St JOSEPH'S SCHOOL  NELSON. B. C.  A boarding and day school conducted by the  Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. It is situated at  the corner of Mill and Josephine streets in one of  the best residential portions of Nelson, and is  easily accessible from all parts of the city.  The course of study includes the fundamental ���  and higher branches of thorough English "iuca-  Uon: Business course���bookkeeping, - stenography and typewriting. ��� Science courses-music;  vocal and instrumental, drawing, eta Plain art  and needlework, eta  For terms and particulars apply to the Sister  Superior.  To  Mine  Managers and  Ore  Shippers.  XV. Pellew Harvey, F. C. S., assayer in 'charge  of the provincial government assay office, will  act as shippers' representative at any Coast  smelter, to receive, weigh, sample and check  pulps and to generally look after the interests of  the miners. Terms mado on the basis of tonnage  handled. Apply for particulars to him at  Vancouver, B. C.  Corporation of the City of Nelson  BY-LAWvlTO.   68  the said debentures beiDg of the denomination of  one thousand dollars ($1,000.00), and all such debentures shall be scaled with the seal of the Corporation and signed by the mayor thereof.   -  3. The said debentures shall bear date the 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 oflice of tho  Bank of Montreal in Nelson aforesaid, which  said place of payment shall be designated by the  said debentures, and shall have attached to them  coupons for the payment of interest, and- the signatures to the interest coupons may be either  written, stamped, printed or lithographed.  1. The said debentures shall bear interest at  the rate of I per centum per annum from tho  date -thereof, which interest shall be payable  semi-annually at said ofHco of the Bank of Montreal in Nelson aforesaid, in lawful money of  Canada, on the 1st dav of April'and the Ut day  of October respectively, in each year during the  currency thereof, and shall be expressed in haid  debentures and coupons to be so payable.  5. It shall be lawful for tho mayor of said Corporation to negotiate and sell the said debentures or any of them for less than par: but in no  case shall tho said debentures or any of them be  negotiated1 or sold for less than ninety-five per  centum of their face value, including the cost of  negotiating and sale, brokerage and other, incidental expenses.  C. There shall be raised and levied in each year  during the currency of said debentures the sum  of six hundred dollars ($000.00) for the payment  of interest and the sum of live hundred'and  seventy-eight dollars and sev��nty-two cents  (8578.72) for the payment of the debt due under  the said debentures by a rate sufficient therefor  on all the rateable land in the said Municipality.  7. It shall be lawful for the said Municipal  Council to re-purchase uny of the said deben-  tures'upon such terms as may be agreed upon  ���with the legal holder or holders thereof, or any  part thereof, either, at the 1 ime of sale or any  subsequent time or times, and all debentures so  repurchased shall forthwith bo cancelled: and destroyed, and no re-issue of debentures so re-purchased shall be made in consequence of such re- *  purchase.  8. This by-law shall take effect on the thirty  first day of July, A. D��� 1900.  NOTICE.  A By-law to raise 315,000.00 to extend the Waterworks System.  Whereas, a petition has been presented to tho  Municipal Council of the Corporationof the City  of Nelson, signed by the owners of at least one-  tenth of the value of tho real property of tho said  City, as shown by the last revised assessment  roll, requesting tho said Council to introduce a  By-law to raise the sum of fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000.00), for the purpose of extending the  Waterworks System of the said City.  ; And, whereas, it is deemed.necessary and expedient to extend the Waterworks System of tho  City of Nelson for tho convenience of the citizens  and for Are protection.    . <;-.  And, whereas, it is expedient to borrow the  said sum of fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000.00)  for the purpose aforesaid.  L And, whereas, the whole amount of the rateable land of the said City, accoiding to the last  revised asses-mentroll.isonc million two hundred and forty-seven thousand dollars (81,247,-  000.00):  And, whereas, it will be necessary toraisoian-  nually by rate the sum of eleven hundred and  seventy-eight dollars and seventy-two cents  ($1178.72) for paying the said debtand interest.  Now, therefore, the Municipal Council of the  Corporation of the City of Nelson in Council assembled enacts as follows: * . -.  1. It shall and may bo law ful for the Mayor of  the Corporation of the City of Nelson to borrow, upon the ereditof tho said Corporation by way of the  Debentures hereinafter mentioned, from any person or persons, body or bodies corporate, who  may be willing to advance the sameas a loan,  a sum of money not exceeding in the whole the  sum of fifteen thousand dollars (315.000.00), and to:  cause all such sums so raised or received to be  paid into the hands of the Treasurer of the said  Corporation forthe purposes and with the objects 'heretofore recited.  2. It shall be li\vf ul for the 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 tho purpose and object aforesaid, not: exceeding.-however, tho'siim  of fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000.00), each of.tho  said1 Debentures being of tho denomination of  one thousand dollars (��1.000.00). and all such Debentures shall be scaled with the seal of tho Corporation and signed by the Mayor thereof.       ������:'%  .'{.The said Debentures shall bear date the first  day of October, A. D. 1900, and shall be mado-  payablc in twenty years from the said date, in  lawful money 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 Debentures, and {.hall 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. The said Debentures shall bear interest at  tlio rate of four per centum per annum from the  date thereof, which interest* shall bo payable  semi-annually at said ofllce of the Batik of Montreal in Nelson aforesaid, in lawful money of Canada, on tho 1st day of April and the 1st day of  October respectively, in each year during the  currency thereof, and it shall beexpress-ed in said  Debentures and coupons to be so payable.  5. Itshall be lawful for tho Mayor of said Corporation to negotiate and sell thn said Debcn-  tures or any of them for less than par; but in no  case shall' tho said Debentures or any of them be  negotiated or sold for less than ninety-five per  centum of their face value, including the cost of  negotiating and sale, brokerage and all other incidental expenses.  (i. There shall be raised and levied in each year  during the currency of said Debentures the sum  of six hundred dollars ($000.00) for the payment  of interest and the sum of five hundred and  .seventy-eight dollars and 6cvcnty-two cents  (3578 72) for the payment of the debt due  under the said Debentures by a rate sufficient  therefore oh all the rateable land in.tho said  Municipality.  7. It shall  be lawful for tho said Municipal  =Gouncil=to=ro-purcliaso=any-of^the=Kaid-Debcn=  tures upon such terms as may be agreed upon  with the legal holder or holders thereof, or any  part thereof, either at the time of saleor any subsequent time or times, and all Debentures so repurchased shall forthwith be cancelled and destroyed, and no re-issue of Debentures shall be  made in consequoncc of such re-purchase.  8. This Bylaw shall take effect on the thirty-  first day of July, A.D. 1900.  Take notico that the above is a true copy of the  proposed By-Law upon which the vote of the  municipality will be taken, for the Kast ward at -  theCity Police Court Room on Josephinestreet; for  the West ward at the ofllce of the Exchequer  Gold Mining Company, on the north side of Baker  street, botween Stanley and Kootenay streets, on  Wednesday, the 18th day of July, at 8 o'clock iu  the forenoon. W. K. WASSON.  Acting Citj- Clerk.  Nelson, B. C, July 1th, 1900.  Corporation of the City of Nelson,.  _3-_r-__j.__.-w no. 70..  NOTICE.  Take notice, that tho above is a truo copy of  tbe proposed bylaw upon which tho vote of the  municipality will bo taken for llio East ward at  the City Police Courtroom on Josephine street;  foi' the West ward at the oflicc of the Exchequer  Gold Mining Company on the north side of Baker  street, bftwecn Stanley and Kootenay streets,  on Wednesday, the 18th day of July at 8 o'clock  in tlio forenoon. XV. E. WASSON.  Acting City Clerk.  Nelson, B. C. July 4th, 1900.  Corporation  of the City of fielsoq  __.-_r-T__e_.-w   i<ro. es.  Prompt and regular  delivery to tho trade  Brewery at Nelson  A By-Law to raise 315,000.00 to extend and improve tho Electric Light System.  Whereas a petition lias been presented to tho  Municipal Councilor the Corporation of tho City  of Nelson, signed by the owners of at least one-  tenth of the value of Iho real property in the said  City, as shown by the last revised assessment  roll", requesting the said Council to introduce a  By-Law to raise tho suili of fifteen thousand  dollars (315.000.00) for tho purpose of extending  and improving the electric light system and  plant in the City of Nelson.  And whereas, It i.s deemed expedient to borrow  the said sum of fifteen thousand dollars (315,000.-  00) for tho 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 ($1,217,000):  And whereas, it will bo necessary to raise annually by rato the Burn of cloven hundred and  seventy-eight dollars and seventy-two cents  (31178.72) for paying the said debtand interest.  Now therefore, the Alunicipai Council of tho  Corporation of the City of Nelson in council  assembled, enacts as follows:  1. Itshall and may bo lawful for the mayor of  the Corporation of the City of Nelson to borrow,  upon the ereditof the said Corporation, by way  ot the debentures hereinafter mentioned, from  any person or persons, body or bodies corporate,  who may bo willing to advance the samo as a  loan, a sum of money not exceeding on the  whole the sum of fifteen thousand dollars ($15,-  000.00), and to cause all such sums so raisod or  received to lie paid into the hands of the treasurer of tho said corporation, for the purpose and  with the object, horeinbeforo recited.  2. Itshall be lawful for the mayor of the snid  Corporation to cause any number of debentures  to bo made, executed and issued for such sum or  sums as may bo required for tlio purposo and object aforesaid, not exceeding, howover, the sum  of fifteen thousand dollars ((15,000.00): each ol  A by-law to raise 320,000.00 to extend the sewage  svstem. ;  Whereas; ft petition-has been presented to tho  Municipal Council of the Corporation of the  City of Nelson, signed by the owners of at least  one-tenth of the value or the rail property of tho  said'eitv, as shownv by the last revn.ed assessment roll, requesting the said Council to introduce a By-law toraihc the sum of twenty-thousand dollars (320,00000) for tho purpose of extending the sewage system of the said City.  And whereas it is deemed ncce-sary and ex-  pedicntto extend the bewage system of the City  of Nelson for the convenience of the citizens.  And whereas- 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 rateablo  land of the said City,  according to the l.i^t le- ,  vised r- assessment i rolls   is   one  million   two  hundred a'ad f orty-seven thousand dollars (Sl,-  217,000.00).:.  v '-  : And whereas it will be necessary to raise annually by rate the sum of Kifteen Hundred and  Seventy-one dollars; and sixty-three cents  (3I571.G-)) for paying the said debt and interest.  Now therefore, tlio Municipal Council of tho  Corporation of the rCity 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 the ereditof tlio said.Corporation, by way of  the Debentures hereinafter mentioned, from any'  person or persons, body or bodies corporate,* who  may be willing to adyance the same.an a loan, >  a sum of money.notexcceding. in;the. whole the '  sum of twenty thousand dollars ($20,000.00), and  to cause all such sums so raised or received to  be paid into the hands of tlio Treasurer of tho  said Corporation for the purposes and with tho  objects hereinbefore recited.  2. Itshall be lawful for the mayor of the said  Corporation to cause any number of debentures -  to bo made, executed and issued for such sum or  sums as may be required for the purpose and object aforesaid, not exceeding, however, the sum .  of twenty thousand dollars ($20,000.00), each' of <  the said Debentures being of the denomination  of one thousand -dollars (S1,000.00(, and all such '  Dcbentuies shall be fcalcd with tho seal of the  Corporation and signed,by the Mayor thereof.  .!��� 3. The said Debentures shall bear date the 1st  day of Oct., A. D.. 1900. and shall be itiadc piya-  ble in twenty years from the Paid date, in lawful  money of Canada, at the oflicc of the Bank of '  Montreal in Nelson aforesaid, which said placo  of payment shall be designated by the said Debentures, and shall have attached to them coupons for the payment of interest, and the signa- '  tures to the interest coupons may be cither  written, stamped, printed or lithographed.  4. _ The said Debentures shall bear interest at  the rate of: four per centum per annum from  the date thereof, which interest shall be payable  semi-annually at said oflice of the Bank of Montreal in Nelson aforesaid, in lawful money of  Canada, on the l^t day of April and the'1st day of  October, respectively, in each year during the  currency thereof and itshall be expressed in said  Debentures and coupons to be so payable.  5. Itshall bo lawful for tho Mayor of the s-iid  Corporation to negotiate and snll the said Debentures or any of them for lc-s than par: but in  no case shall the said debentures or any of them  be negotiated or sold for le^s than ninety-five per  cent of their face value, including the cost of nc-  -gotiating_and_salc,_brokeragaand .all other_inci-  dental expenses.  ': 6. There shall be raised and levied in each  year during the currency of said Debentures the  sum of eighthundred dollars (8800.00) for the payment of interest, and tho sum of seven hundred  and seventy-one dollars and sixty-three cents  (S771.G3) for the payment of the debt due under  the said Debentures by urate sufficient therefor  on all the rateable land in the said Municipality.  7. Itshall be lawful for tho said Municipal  Council to re-purchase any of tho said Debentures upon such terms as may bo agreed upon  with the legal holder or holders, thereof, or uny  part thereof, either at tho time of sale or any  subsequent time or times, and all Debentures so  re-purchased shall forthwith be cancelled and  destroyed, and no re-issue of Debentures so repurchased shall bo mado in consequence of such  ru-purchiiMs.  8. This By-Law shall take effect on the thirty-  lint day of July, A. D. 1900.  NOTICE.  Take not ice. That the above is a truo copy of  tho proposed By-Law upon which tho vote of tho  Municioalil.y will be taken for tho East Ward at  tho City Police Court Hoom on Josephine street;  for tho West Ward at the oflleo of the Exchequer Gold Mining Co., on the north side of Baker  street betweon Stanley and Kootenay streets, on  Wednesday, the 18th day of July, at 8o'clock in  tho forenoon. ��� <  W. V.. WASSON.  Acting City Clerk.  Nelson, B. C, July 1th, 1900.  Corporation of the City of Nelson  NOTICE.  Public Notice is hereby given that, the votes of  the electors will be taken on the following By-  Laws, viz:  By-Law No. CS. A By Law to raise 315.000.00 to  extend the waterworks system.  By-Law No. 0!). A By-Law to raise S15,000.C0 to  extend and improve the IClnctric Light System.  By-Law No. 70. A By-Law to raise $20,000.00 to  extend tho Sewage System.  By-Law No. 71. A By-Law to raiso 320,000.00 to  improve tho streots*.  By-Law No. 72. A By-Law to raise $0,000.00 to  purchase a road making plant.  On Thursday, tho ISlli day of July, 1900. between the hours of 8 o'clock a.m, and 4 o'clock  p.m.  The votes of the electors for the East Ward  will be tnkun at the city police court room on  Josephine street, and tho votes of tho electors for  the West Ward at the otllce of the Exchequer  Gold Mining t'ompany.on tho northsidcof Baker  street between Stanley street and Kootenay  street. .   - .  Any male or female being of the full age of  twenty-ono years who is tho assessed owner of  land or real proport.y within the municipality  shall have a vote eithor confirming or negativing  the said By-Laws in each ward in which ho orsho  may be assessed for laud or property. By ordor  W. K. WASSON.  Acting City Clerk and Returning Offices.'  Nelson. B. C, July ith, 1900,  j..^'-;.l^'^!''-^:-^'--i^^:-'fi-i,*r;v'-'l THE TRIBUNE: NELSON, B. 0., TUESDAY JULY 10 1900  a  Ml  is  m  m  tsi_h  is*  s4~  !*��*"*  II  l'i& ' u  m_<&  %**, <  !*fi  J  11  M  SI  I!  ��*'*  nf  ffl  II  3 '  H "  ! ji  ^ !  h't  hi  *  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 wjndow and see the largest assortment of assayers' supplies in Canada.  W. F. Teetzel Sc 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  every bo'-.'y. ���  Nelson  Clothing House  v __-___\___.._\____._z____\_tj.___\___.__\_��_i-      ia^iaus^^ft^iJB*^^^  Xif  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ESTABLISHED IN NELSON IN 1890.  JACOB DOVER, JEWELER  Wo are once more before   you.     We. are  headquarters  for all  kinds     of     precious  jewels.    We   are   up  "to   date    in   designs  aud   right   prices.    I  have the goods and I  Avant you all to know.  I guarantee all goods  bong1.1 from me to compete in price and quality with the east  and the Avest. Call and inspect our diamonds, pearls,sapphires  and rubies. They have no equal in British Columbia. I want  your patronage.   All goods bought from ns are guaranteed.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  iti  iti  to  to  to  to  to  to  | JACOB DOVER, The Jeweler g  to  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  %  workmen.  Nelson, British Columbia.  Our watchmaking and repairing depart  ment   is  strictly   up  to  date, and we   are   prepared   to   repair   every-  and all kinds of watches.  Settings of every description   made!    Every   de-  ' scription of repairing done by competent  Mail orders receive prompt attention.  Xti  Jacob Dover, Jeweler I  Baker  Street,   Nelson.  >s.--B>--g. ^���^.���^���^���a,S'TS''S>,s      ti"_t"S'_i'i_i"ai't_\'i  9 0-4? ^B-_-*-'_9'__\-0-0'0-0-0 ���S��<'5"5.K"����"��k-*  Just Received...  A large consignment of the latest  styles of hats, union and custom  made.   Clothing  for bargains  at  ... THEO MADSON'S  BAKER   STREET,   NELSON.  CLOTHING   HOUSE.  EBEIt  AT NELSON OPERA HOUSE  MOMY EVENING, JULY 16th, 1900  ADMISSION $1  PLAN OPENS FRIDAY  Kootenay   Coffee   Co.  NELSON, B. O.  Coffee roasters and dealers in Tea and Coffee.  Offer fresh roasted coffee of best quality as  follows:  Java and Arabian Alacha, per pound f   40  Java and Mocha X.'Ioud, 3 pounds  1 00  Fine Santos, 4 pounds  1 00  Santos Blond. 5 pounds  1 00  Oar Special Blend. 6 pounds  1 00  Our Rio Boast, 6 pounds  1 00  A bill order solicited.  Salesroom 2 doors east  of .Oddfellows block. West Baker street).  Palace IVJeat N|ar^et  Headquarters  for all kinds of  Fresh and Cured Meats.  A feature will be mado of the poultry and  g-arao trade. They will always be on hand during their season.  J. L. PORTER, Prop.  169 Josophino St. between Baker and Vernon.  Telephone 159.  CITY LOCAL NEWS  Alex Stewart 1ms sold lots 3 ancl  -J, block -17, Fairview, to S. A. Fleming, amalgamator at the Granite  mill.  Lapointe & Croft are shipping  five cars of brick to Cranbrook.  Orders Avere made 3-esterday by  judge Forin iu Nelson et al vs. Ful-  iner," and Cross vs. Fulmer, lien  suits-agaiust the Beatrice mine, for  the examination of H. G. McCuIloch; a witness.  The plans made by Ewart &  Carrie for the new Congregational  church have been accepted, and  work oh the building will start this  week': The church is to face on  Stanley street and will accommodate 450 people comfortably.  A pretty marriage was celebrated at the Queen's hotel last  night when Miss Ella Clark, daughter of J. Clark, Pence, N. W. T., was  married to Joseph Zimmerman, who  has been connected with the hotel  for some time. llev. H. S. Akehurst officiated. The bride was  given away by J. Laugridge and  was assisted by Miss Mary Die-  tritch. The groom was supported  by Percy Chapman. The guests  were entertained at supper after  which the happy couple left for  Indian Head, Assa., where the  groom will manage the Royal hotel.  The Nelson Orangemen will spend  the 12th of July at Slocan City.  Special train arrangements have  been made.  J. II. Fisher, of the Hudson's Bay  Stores, has a broken collar-bone,  the result of a collision in the football match last Wednesday.  ��� Here is a chance for an enterprising bachelor. S. B. Enman, the  Josephine street grocer, unpacked a  ease of eggs yesterday, in one corner of which was an unusually  large egg bearing the words in penr  cilling : "Tho young man that gets  this nice large egg if he has lots of  money and wants a nice girl, write  to Miss Mary McBeth, Strathroy,  Ontario."  The entertainment at the Methodist church tomorrow at which  Miss Lottie Tillotsen of St. Paul,  Minnesota, will be tho chief attraction, promises to be Avell .worth  going to see. Apart from the star  of the evening, there will be an extensive musical program in.which  the best local talent will take part.  In the matter of Kong Wing  Choug vs. Lapointe & Croft, a motion to continue interim injunction  .was dismissed yesterday and the  injunction was dissolved, S. S. Taylor, Q. C, for application and W. A.  Galliher contra. Work in the brickyard is to be discontinued.  J. Coxliead starts work today on  a residence for W. J. Goepel on  Stanley street between Latimer and  Robson streets. The estimated cost  is $2000.     '  J. A. Thomson^ governmentjn*^  'spWtWTJf '"fteamboats,~lef t~foFRob -  son last night to go over the C. P. R.  steamer Rossland. He has inspected  'and'passed the Nelson and Ymir.  The Columbia river has fallen five  feet from high water mark and the  Arrowhead branch is now open to  Wigwam where the steamers are  calling.  Three gangs of men are at work  in the C. P. R. yard. The new  channel for Cottonwood creek, the  extra track to the slip and the  foundation for the new roundhouse  are under way.  At the court house yesterday W.  A. Macdonald applied for new bail  for J. Bullick aud the defendant  surrendered himself. The application was granted, the new sureties  being John A. Dewar $250, W.  Douche $250 and defendant $500.  The case of Habriek vs. Gibson  for assault did not come "up yesterday as defendant had not been summoned to appear. The matter will  come up on the 17th instant;  The Clara Mathes company  played Ingoinar yesterday evening  to a good-sized house, and their  efforts were very well received.  The company will play here tonight and tomorrow. The play tonight will be the Legion of Honor,  in aid of the Kootenay Lake General Hospital and under the auspices of the Ladies' Hospital Aid  Society.  Captain J. R. Gifford, late superintendent of the Silver King mine,  arrived in Nelson yesterday. The  captain has been re-appointed  superintendent under the reorgan- j  ized  company, and  will start- the  mine up again in a few days.  The pressed brick and terra cotta  to be used in the construction of  the Kirkpatrick-Wilson-Clements  block will be supplied by the company recently organized by Ernest  Mansfield as successors to the West  Kootenay Brick & Lime Company.  . The members of L. O. L. 1092  have authorized recording secretary William Crawford to tender  Rev. Mr. Munroe a vote of thanks  for the able and fair-minded address he delivered before them at  the opera house on Sunday night  last. Mr. Munroe is making good  friends iu Nelson because of his  public utterances, which go to show  that he is as broad-minded as he is  sincere.      ���    ; ,���  City Team Won.  A lively football game took place  on the recreation grounds last night  wi.en the. city eleven met a team  consisting largely of local profes-  sii.n;il air,ii. The citjr club lacked  two strong men, Dill and Fisher,  while the professionals played'several men who had not been bu the  field this season, thus making the  odds about even. The contest was  quite exciting, honors being about  equal until the latter part of the  second half, when Crough scored  the only goal of the evening for the  city team.  The teams lined up as follows:  I'ltoprassibirALs  Dr. Dohertj* ,  Dr. McLennan ...  Rev. W. Munroe.  1��. K. AVilson   vv. Irving   Alex Carrie   Dr. Hall   Dr. Morrison   Dr. Stoddarl   Patterson   Snider   Alcliao, referee.  ..I.-Koal    back    back   ..halfback ...  ...halfback....  .. halfback. r..  . ..forward....  ... forward   . ..center   ... forward   ...forward   icitac, rcicrcc.       . .  The proceeds.of the game, about  $10, go to the .general hospital.  Guarding Against Dynamiters.  Kingston, July 9.���The Whig  says it is,reported that detectives  are guarding the penitentiary under instructions from the Dominion  government, it.-.being said that plotters are here to attack it with the  hope of releasing the Welland canal  dynamiters. The prospects for the  success of any- such attempt are  slim.- . ���     ��� '���      .  Russians' Unsuccessful.  London, July,8.���A despatch from  Tien-Tsin siiysj that ,;the Russians  unsuccessfully bombarded the native town on July 12.. The strength  of the allied.troops-is about 10,000.  There lismo fresh -news regarding  the situation in-Pekiu.-*   ������   ������'���':   "*'  NEWS IN. SHORT;   PARAGRAPHS.  ��� Tt is stated that, this is the worst  season for the Nova Scotia mackerel  fishery during some twenty years.  The trap-owning companies are consequently making heavy losses in  lieu of moderate profits;  ad news.  . A Hamilton 'gentleman takes a  dose of poison, stabs himself several  times in the lungs, and then cuts  his throat. Then he dies. A coroner's jury is empanelled to find  out why he died* And - it gravely  comes to the conclusion that his  death was caused partly by poison,  partly by the gash in the throat.  "Crowner's quest. laAv" seems as  funny now-a-days as it was Avhen  interpreted by the gravedigger in  Hamlet. ,  There are numerous desertions  fromi j-jie^warships at Vancouver,  nowadays.    The   deserting sailors  Nelson Opera House  RE-ENGAGEMENT  Clara Mathes Company  THREE   NIGHTS.  July 9th, 10th and 11th  MONDAY-INGOMAR.���Ladles Free.     .  TUESDAY���LEGION OF HONOR���Benefit  General Hospital.  AVKDVKSDAY - THE AVAY OF THE  AVOULD���The latest New York success.  Ladies free on Monday night if accompanied  by one paid adiiiis-tion. .  Doors open at 8 o'clock. Commence at 8:30  o'clock.  ESTABLISHED 1892  OITV TEAM   Barnes   Worth   Houston   Nunn  . Montgomery   Archibald    Crough  ... Thompson   McNichol   Duncan   Martin  H.   BYERS   &  CO.  ESTABLISHED 1892  HARDWARE  <sP  Garden, Mill, Steam and Suction  Hose.  Crucible   Cast  Steel   Wire  Rope  5-16 to 1-in. in  stock.  Leather and  Rubber Belting.  Sheet, Square and Round Rubber  Flax and Garlock Packing  Pipe Fittings, Brass Goods, Rails  Black and Galvanized Sheet Iron  Soft Steel Plates  1-8, 3-16 and 1-4 x 72, 96 and 120  Agents���Truax Ore Care, Giant Powdor, and Metropolitan Fuse, etc.  H. BYERS & CO.  NKLSON KASLO SANDON  try to get a berth on the merchant  vessels going to China Avith the intention of deserting there again and  then giving themselves up to the  imperial authorities again.in the  hope of seeing some active service.  There is probability of a strike of  boiler-makers in Montreal. Some  time ago a meeting AA'as held at  which it Avas decided to ask for an  increase of wages to the amount of  10 per cent. This demand Avas un-  2 der consideration at a meeting of  employers, and it is understood the  determination was arrived at to resist the demands of the men.  The.long-talked-of electric railway between Seattle and Tacoma  is now in course of construction,  and Avill be pushed through to  completion as fast as the work can  be done. It is proposed to make  the trip hourly, the time to be  occupied to be forty-five minutes.  The : Canadian Manufacturers'  Association have decided to ask the  Dominion government to establish  a direct line of steamers to Cape  Toavu, and to urge the British government, iu connection Avith the reconstruction of the tariffs of the  new South African colonies after  the war, the establishment of the  principle of inter-colonial tariff preference.  During the year 1898 China imported from all foreign nations  goods valued at $140,000,000. During the same year the exports of  China amounted to $118,000,000. As  an evidence of which nation has  the greatest interest in China so far  as trade and commerce go it maybe  stated that of the total of Chinese  imports Great Britain and its  colonies supply goods to the amount  of $111,000,000, while of the exports  it buys about $00,000,000, or more  than one-half. - Most of the English  trade witli China is transacted  through the British crown colony  of Hong Kong, which was ceded to  Great Britain by' China in 1841.  During the same year the United  States imported goods from Chiua  to the value of $13,000,000, and sent  back in return American goods  valued at a little more than  $9,000,000.  HOTEL  ARRIVALS.  PHAIR.-G. K. Graham, Winnipeg; H. U.  Kirkpatrick, Greenwood; C. I. Bawker, Rossland; R. W. Right, AAr. J. Coleman, J. McBeath,  Spokane.  HUMK.-G. W. Lawson, Toronto; J. R. Gifford, HaU Mines; H. A. Small, Vancouver; J. R.  Stratton, Peterboro; J. M. Coombs, Kossland;  F. W. Buying. Trail; Nellie Walsh. Rossland; F.  P. Coil'ee, Toronto.  QUKKN'S.���J. N. McCrasken, Moyie; J. Marr  shall, Rossland; T. Brown, Sandon; It. G. Rowat,  Fire Valley; J. M. Bonedrum, J. AV. Kyte, Silverton; A. K. Tocter, Slocan City; J. Brochrer,  Rossland; A. XV. Fraser, Grand Forks.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  "Wanted���Situation for a strong  firLPf __o.____bo_. home.^-��10,per=month.=Apply=  Irs. Fergusson, Silica street.  Lady Help���English lady requires  re-engagement. Country preferred. Good cook.  Musical.   Miss James, Okotoks, Alberta.  Furnished Rooms���$8 per month;  or board with ioom if desired at ?G per week.  Cedar street, between Baker and Vernon streets.  AV.P. Stono.  Furnished Rooms with   Bath���  Two doors cast City HaU, Victoria street.  For   Sale���At    a    bargain,   one  thousand Big Horn treasury shares. Address  "Mining," Tribune office. '    r  Carpenters   Wanted���Teh: good  carpenters wanted at once, nt Ivanhoe concentrator.   Apply P. J. Hickoy, Sandon, 11. C.  For sale or rent���the B. C. Hotel,  at Erie, B. C. Terms reasonable. Apply to Joo  Campbell, Erie, 11. C.  Furnished rooms   to let���Apply  Carney block, one door cast of Oddfellow's hall.  Hack   calls left at   the , Pacific  Transfer barn on Vernon street. Telephone  call 35.  For Rent���Dwelling on Carbonate  street, next to ox-mayor Neelands^' possession  July 1st; rent ��25.  Enquire Mrs'." Robin son.  Money to Loan  AT  ALL  TIMES  ON    IMPROVED    PROPERTY.  STRAIGHT LOANS  At 8 per cent, interest payable semi-annually.  INSTALLMENT PLAN LOANS  To pay oft'a loan of 81000 with  interest and principal, for a  period of five years  820.00 per mon* h  Seven years     lfi 75    "       '  Ten years     12 H)    "  Fifteen years.....     10 35    "  Seats oif Sale at Opera House Book Store  Refrigerators  Prices from $10 to $30  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  _-_i:S_\;&��^&&&S__��:&��__��; 'S S"S"S'3"�� ���S"^'S,'J& S"^  /^"���^^���������^������^���'���^���������^���'���^���^r^'W^sr: ��� 0-0^9.0.0-^'_Z>-0.0.0.0^^  1  Telephone IO.  Uf  ffl   185 Baker Street.  ffl  & KIRKPATRICK  &  WILSON.  ffl  to    to  to  to  to  to  to :  We have removed our place of business ffl  to for the next few months to the old Burns to  ifo shop, next to the Nelson Hotel, where we JJj  ffl hope to see all our old customers and many ffl  to   new ones.   Give us a call. ffl  ffl ffl  ffl   ffl  ffl KIRKPATRICK & WILSON }  ffl ffl  to   Telephone 10 185 Baker Street   xti  *L _P  '���3&_-^i-^-^" _-_'_^-^'__������_��� _���_ <Sf-iBf-0-0-t_r-0.0.0.0.0.0.0-'0_~  ���0*t_9- 0- 0^0- 0-0^0- 0-0- 0-0 ^���5<SJ->5- ^ ���^5-,3S"5'3?' ���5-'S?�� -��  AVE   ARE      ^  1 What the public pronounces to be the Leading Grocers  of Nelson, where the Rest Goods can be had at Lowest  Prices. Try us and be convinced, what everybody says  must bo true.  The Western Mercantile Company, Limited  GROCERS  BAKBR ST.  NELSON  WHY BUY CANNED FRUITS?  We Have the Strawberries, Sugar,  and Fruit Jars.  P. O. BOX 176.  HOUSTON BLOCK.  Telephone 161.  Car Load of Lake of the Woods  Flour Just Received.  John A. Irving & Co  P. Burns & Co.  Wholesale and Retail  h%SoVb. c. Dealers in Meats  Markets at Nelson, Rossland, Trail, Kaslo, Ymir," Sandon, Silverton, New  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Midway, and' Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson JV   C#   TRAVES,   Maiiagfer  ORDERS BY MAIL RECEIVE CAREFUL AND PROMPT ATTENTION.   Kootenay Electric Supply & Construction Co., Ltd.  Electric Fixtures Electric Fans  Medical Batteaies  HOUSTON BLOCK,  CORNER BAKKR AND JOSEPHINE STREETS.  Nelson, B. C.  H. R. CAMERON        .  Baker Street, Nelson. Ayent and Appraiser, j  Don't Imbibe Snakes  .__L_.  Lots of them in the eity water.   Get one of our filters  on trial.   Prices 40 cents, $1.25 and $1.75.  OPPOSITE POSTOFFICE.  STRACHAN  BROTHERS.  ii-  (?����?# ^���

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