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 \\i����fo_%\*K*m_t5_}^^  r ^~^..-_l^^r-i~^_~^.^_r-..l...... ->,���-������ ���1>--. --,|/~-  -II  DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  n  EIGHTH YEAR.  NELSON:  FRIDAY MORNING JULY 27 J900  PRICE FIVE CENTS  KEMPFFS ACTION AT TAKU  His Official Report.  ���Washington. July 20.���The navy-  department has just made public  t"    following additional chapter iu  v.   liral KemplFs report:  jj. S. Flagship Newark, Taku,  Chiua, July 20th, 1900 :  Sir.���Referring to my recent  actions in declining to take part in  the seizure of the Taku. forts and  in afterwards making common  cause with the foreign forces in the  protection of foreign life and property, I would respectfully state that  the Chinese government is now  paralyzed, and the secret ^edicts  show that it is in sympathy with  the Boxers.  Second���-The fact that under the  existing circumstances the troops  at the forts were giveu much extra  drills, aud torpedoes provided and,  it ia claimed, planted in the entrance of the Pei Ho, was consideredmenacing and by other senior  naval oflicers sufficient cause to  .justify them in demanding the  temporary occupation of the forts.  This culminated in the bombardment of the forts by the other foreign gunboats on the morning of  the 17th inst. which has been  described. In this bombardment  tho Monocacy was fired upon and  struck without having received  previous warning.  .Third���Sb is now necessary to  join with the other,foreign powers  for the common defence and preservation of foreign life and the honor  of our country.  ���  Fourth���I refused to join in taking possession of the imperial  Chinese railway station, aiid also  declined to join in the demand for  the temporary occupation of the  Taku forts, for I thought it agaiust  the policy and wishes of our government to be entangled with other  foreign powers in such a step, and  ��� also because it endangered the lives  of the people in the interior in  advance of absolute necessity, for  up to..early morning of June 17th  ~tfc��jf''r"Cuinege government'"had* not"  t'Jj.^imitt'ed," so* far as lam aware,  any act of open hostilities toward  the foreign armed forces.  Fifth. In opening fire without  " warning, an act of war was committed when many shots were fired  at the place where the Monocacy  was moored���about 3000 yards from  the forts. Those firing must have  known of her presence there as she  had been moored in that position  for a number of days.  Under these circumstances I regarded the situation as one involving the protection for the national  honor and the preservation of our  people, and have acted accordingly.  . (Signed) Louis Kempff, rear admiral U. S. N.  for mediation demanded by president McKiniey, published in Berlin  this morning, place the United  States in substantially the same  position as Germany and France.  Nevertheless the German press continues to assert that the Washington government is trying to part  company with the powers. The  Freisinuige Zeituug remarks that  all the powers, with one exception,  refuse to be deceived longer by  Chinese double dealing. That exception is the United States, which  has formally abandoned the concert  of the powers.  MINES ON WOODBURY GREEK  Ll HUNG CHANG IS ANGRY  Says Ministers are Alive.  . ���" LONDON, July 20���The Shang-Hai  correspondent of the Daily Telegraph, telegraphing yesterday, says:  Li Hung Chang now states that  some members of the legations have  already left Pekin and may be expected shortly. He is becoming  angry at the scepticism of. the consuls. The impression is gaining  ground here that the ministers of  the powers to whom China has  applied for mediation may be still  alive. The representatives of France,  Japan, Russia and the United States  have visited Li Hung Chang,, but  the others still keep aloof.  The Americans here are indignant  over the fact that United States  consul Gooduow has entered iuto  relations with earl Li, but Mr.  Goodnow defends his action on the  ground that he is following the instructions of his government.  Trade in Shang-Hai is so paralyzed  that the customs' revenue will not  suffice to secure the payment of the  next installment on the foreign  loan.  Meanwhile active preparations in  the Yang Tse region for war are in  progress, not for war against the  ���rebels but against the foreign  ���powers. Loads of Chinese soldiers  ���and Boxers, disguised as coolies,  are arriving here daily. The ar-  . senal is full of arms and supplies  are constantly coming in.  America Alone Deceived.  Berlin, July 20.���The German  -foreign office, which has received  no additional news from China today, points out that the conditions  Pontiac and Tecumseh Sold.  Kaslo, Julj*- 20.���[Special to The  Tribune]��� Woodbury creek,onKoot-  enay lake is the scene of much mining activity. An important cash  deal has just been put through by  Charles Caldwell. He has purchased  the'Pontiac and Tecumseh claims on  behalf of J. D. Chaplin and B. L.  Sawyer of Toronto. Chaplin is one  of the largest shareholcers in the  Rambler-Cariboo, Deer Trail and  Bonanza mining companies..  The Pontiac and Tecumseh are  well known properties. W. L.  Scowden- had them bonded for  $05,000 two years ago. He spent  $15,000 but failed to obtain an extension of his bond. The Canadian  Pacific Mining Company, in- which  this capital is interested, is spending a large amount- of money developing claims at the mouth of  "Woodbury creek. It is about to  put in a $25,000 compressor and  hoist and may spend a quarter of a  million dollars sinking a shaft 2500  feet deep.   .  Further up the creek the Woodbury Mines, Limited, is prosecuting  active work... A Spokane company,  headed by Austin CorbinII,isputting'  up the money. A Spokane company  also owns-three claims adjoining'  the Pontiac and 'Tecumseh, and the  latter have to" be worked through  their tunnel.-..*-*.,*,-:1-,- ?.��� x- t -'���"- ,* ���; -j  Golden Eagle Mine.  Grand   Forks,  July    26.���Two  SUPPLY  BILL CONSIDERED  Legislation For Shop Girls.  Victoria, July 26.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���The emergency estimates bill of $150,000 passed the  preliminary stages in the legislature  today. Of this amount $27,000 goes  to pay the debts of the old government, $20,000 for urgent public  works and the balance for salaries  and current expenses. This is the  first time such a bill has been before the house, the former method  being to get money 'by special  warrant. Mclnnes' labor bill has  been laid over for a week.  McPhillips introduced a bill, to  protect children and shop girls.  Power is given to municipal councils to order closing shops after 7  o'clock in the evening, and-this  becomes obligatory where a petition is presented from three-fourths  of the shopkeepers in the city.  Boys and girls under 16 are not to  be employed more than 74 hours a  week, 14 hours on Saturdays andl2  hours on other days, including an  hour for noon. The occupier of a,  shop in which females are employed  shall provide seats for them and  permit them their use when not engaged in work.  Any person offending against any  of the provisions will be liable to a  fine of $20, and in default of pay-  .ment to be imprisoned for one  month.       *   Contractor's Will Disputed.  Ottawa, July 20���[Special to The  Tribune.]���Hebron Harris", a well-,  know railway tie.contractor in this  district, died. recently and left an  estate valued ��� at $200,000. The  estate was left to Mrs. Harris and  niece and nephews.' Opposition to  the willnow comes from John Harris, laborer, and Charles Harris,  plumber, Kingston, who claim to be  natural sons"of-deceased,,who. died  in Syracuse, ,N. Y.,;and who, under  the United States law, are said to  be "entitled to'rank as inheritors "of  the estate.' "     J     , ���    .,,.'"  Express wires as follows Under  yesterday's date: An Italian priest  has just arrived here from Hen  Sing Fu, southern Huau, where the  Italian bishop and three priests  have been massacred after revolting  tortures. This took place on July  4. Six hundred converts were  massacred after the * women had  been subjected to . hideous brutalities. Six other,priests iled to the  hills where they were probably  killed. The ''priest who escaped  made a perilous"; journey to Hong  Kong. He hid in a coffin on board  a river boat "Tor 17 days.  SMELTER" TO START   UP  Blows  in August 7.-  - The announcement that the Hall  mines smelter will resume operations about August 7 will be received with (pleasure in Nelson.  Yesterday J. J. Campbell, commercial manager of the Hall mines, received a cablegram from the head  office of tbe company instructing  him'to proceed"at once .with the  purchase of ore. - The smelter is,  therefore, ready to contract for ore  from now on. -* '-  To The* Tribune Mr. Campbell  said':,; "I believe .there is a fair  amount of orVin the district -ay ail-  able , for the Smelter and^anTof-  opihion that the' process of purchasing ore sufficient,to keep the smelter, in bperation^and of executing  such repairs as^are". necessary will  occupy ten days.v' We will probably  "blow-in" by that time. ' The matter of putting "on men at the smelter will be governed by circumstances and notice of this will be given  later."* ; ",; -  , The staff at the,Silver King mine  under" Captain". Gifford now numbers thirty-seven and as there is no  indication of any large increase in  the immediate future, the.inference  is that the smelter is to be operated  without regard" to the supply of ore  from the King.-*;, ( _,      _  shifts are pushing development work  on the Golden EagIe,*Brown's camp,  north   fork   of   Kettle   rive.    The  main working shaft has been sunk  to a depth of 150 feet.   At the 100-  foot level No. 2 vein is eight feet  wide between walls in a twenty-  foot drift to the north.     Fifty feet  below a drift has been extended  fourteen feet in the same direction.  The vein at the bottom of the shfft  is about two and a half feet wide,  but in the face of the drift has increased to four feet. In this working  the ore isjlargely chalcopyrite with  some sulphides, small   sheaves   of  native copper also  having been encountered.     The i drift. will be extended.     It is expected that the  drift will strike No. 1 vein, exposed  iii No. 1  shaft aud in the 35-foot  cross-cut connecting both shafts at  =the=70-foot-leveli======The*=supposition-  is that the ore bodies unite and  form: one lead. No. 1 shaft has been  sunk to a depth of 70 feet. The  sixteen, ton ore shipment recently  sent to the Trail smelter was taken  from a drift at a depth of 45 feet.  The ore body in, the drift is 10 feet  wide:' At 70 feet the vein was  crosscut eight feet without encountering the hanging wall. The shipment gave a gross return of $15 in  gold, seven ounces of silver and  three per cent copper. After paying transportation by wagons to  Grand* Forks, railway freight and  treatment charges the net return  was nearly $22 per ton. The ore  even at depth is- greatly oxidised  and eonsequenly is easily mined.  Doubtful Appeal from Kwang Hsu.  London, July 26.���Last Saturday  the Chinese minister handed the  foreign office a long telegram, purporting to come from emperor  Kwang Hsu, soliciting Great  Britain's good offices to bring about  peace, in terms similar to the appeals addressed to president McKiniey and president Loubet. Thus  far the government has not replied,  as it has felt that in the present  anomalous circumstances the origin  of the telegram is doubtful.  Molineux Appeals.  New York, July 20���George Gordon Battle, consul for Roland B.  Molineux, convicted of the murder  of Miss Kate J. Adams, appeared  before Recorder Goff today with  the papers in the case, ready to go  to court of appeals after receiving  the recorder's signature.  .  ' Took a Contract. Instead.. n  Ottawa, July 28. ���[Special to  The Tribune.]���W. J. Poupore, M.P.  for Pontiac, has resigned his seat in  parliament and has become associated with J. C. Malone in a contract  from the government for the Montreal harbor improvements.  National Photographers' Association.  Milwaukee, Wis., July 26.���E.  B. Coe of New York city was today  elected president of the National"  Photographers' Association of  America. Detroit was selected as  the place of the next annual meeting. The other officers elected  were, first vice president, D. D.  Spellman, of Detroit; secretary, J.  George Nussbaumer, of Buffalo.  CARDINAL   ON  EXPANSION  Want Strong Control.   St. Paul, Minn., July' 27.���Cardinal Gibbons, who has been visiting  in the northwest, spent today in  this city and was entertained at  luncheon at the residence of J. J.  Hill, president of the Great Northern railway. Asked for his views  on expansion the cardinal said:  "Of course we cannot abandon the  -islands we have acquired, at least  not until a sufficient powerful home  government has been established  in each of our new possessions."  ��� He thought the duty of America  was most emphatically that of  teaching the newly acquired possessions to govern themselves. A  question in regard to the allegations that the Catholic missionaries  were largely to* blame for the  persecution of foreigners in China  brought from the cardinal.an em-;  phatic denial.  There were, he said, about half a  million native Catholics in China.  While the Catholic prelates had  been granted some judicial authority by the emperor and mandarins,  this was because that by far the  greatest number of Christians in  China were Catholics, and it had  been found helpful to both the  Chinese and the government to give  the bishops and others some judicial  authority. The present troubles  could not fail, said cardinal Gibbons, to have a deteriorating effect  upon the work of christianizing  China.  Seventeen Days in a Coffin.  London,   July   26.���The    Hong  Kong correspondent of the Daily  BEGIN, TO^OUBTt-CHINESE  ���*���" - '   *  -  Washington Less Credulous.  Washington, July 26.���There  were no developments today to  warrant the assumption that there  was the slightest improvement in  the Chinese situation. ��� Indeed the  general tenor of such news as found  light was to add to the steady  growing doubt as to the good faith  of Chinese government as manifested in its acts. Admiral Kempff's  letter, given publicity by the navy  department today, made the direct  statement that the imperial authorities were- in sympathy with  the Boxers, though he added that  the government > was afterwards  paralyzed and incapable of controlling the situation.  This was the first official declaration to reach our government con-  tradietory of the Chinese representations that the imperial ���government had steadfastly and from the  first opposed the Boxer movement,  and our government is bound'to  accept the word of its own officer  until that is overcome by irrefutable evidence.  The exchanges that are in constant progress between the powers  are tending more and more to cast  suspicion upon the genuineness of  many communications that have  come from Pekin through Chinese  governmental sources.  If it should be.finally established  that there has been an attempt on  their part to practice a gigantic  fraud upon the world, the fact may  call for a change of attitude on tho  part of the United States government toward China. This would  not affect tlio military policy already under way, but merely the  technical relations between the two  governments, Avhich probably would  closely approximate a step of formal  war.  The navy department today contributed a brief news item in the  shape of a vindication by admiral  Remy of the United States marines  from the general charge of lootiug  at Tien-Tsin.  The admiral had a good deal more  than this to report to the navy department, but the officials did not  regard the rest of his report as  proper for publication just now.  General Miles and general Buffing-  ton were again in- consultation  separately with secretary Root  today, and the supposition is that  the Chinese campaign was under  consideration.  ALL RECEIVED THE APPEAL  Chinese Situation.  London, July 27.-4:30 a.m.���All  the powers appear to have received  an identical Chinese appeal for  mediation but, in the absence of  definite news regarding the  fate of the . ministers and  of - any reliable indications  of the real origin of the appeal,- it  seems that lord Salisbury, the premier, considered it was not even  necessary to publish the fact that  the appeal had been received, or to  do anything beyond formally, acknowledging it, with perhaps, an intimation that nothing could be,  done until news from Pekin had  arrived.5  But while there is no cessation of  the deluge of rumors, it is beginning  to be believed at Shang-Hai, Canton and other points that the yice-  roys are as completely in the dark  as to affairs in Pekin as the  Europeans themselves. Meanwhile  the doings of Li Hung Chang are  regarded with ever-increasing suspicion while the situation in the  southern provinces , daily grow  worse.       ,     * '..,-,���  ','�� ', .j,-,1:'. '--"  With the report that the allies  will begin to advance on Pekin in  a fortnight, and in view of admiral  Seymour's visit of inspection to the  Yang Tse Kiang. the feeling is that  no great time will elapse before  matters assume a more definite  shape.  The viceroy of Nankin still professes to be able, with the aid of the  other viceroys, to keep order, but  he declares that if Europe < sends  warships this will lead assuredly to  an anti-foreign outbreak. If it be  true that the Japanese' have  started a . campaign ��� from Shang-  Hai Kwan that also will precipitate  , matters, but the' report to that  effect lacks confirmation.  '��� St is-reported from Tien-Tsin that  -the"'Ghinese forces-are concentrating at the yilliage of Get Sang,1'10  miles north of Tien-Tsin where, it  is said, large quantities of rice are  stored.  The Russian and Japanese cavalry are keeping in close touch with-  the enemy.   The river is still low  and water transportation will be  difficult.  With reference to the control of  the railway, it is understood that  Mr. Kinder, the British engineer,  has arranged with the Chinese general for the protection of the line  beyond Pei Tiaug. Therefore Russian control could only apply to the  Tien-Tsin, Taku and Pei Tiaeg sections. If this arrangement is disturbed, it is understood that the  destruction of the line is inevitable.  from this the indignation among  the members of the department  over the killing of captain Day and  patrolman Lamb by the negro  Robert Charles.  Eefugees in Korea.  Yokohama, July 26.���According  to Seoul reports, the Korean government has protested against the  presence of Russian refugees at  Wiju, but, after, an audience, the  Russian representative agreed to  remove them to Port Arthur without delay.  ANOTHER TALE FROM PEKIN  Tuns Lu's Action.  Tokio", July 26���A message which  arrived from Shang-Hai yesterday  makes   the    following   assertion:  Yuan Shi Kai, governor of Shang  Tung, has received a  letter from  Pekin,.dated July 18,declaring thkt  a legation courier was' captured by.  the Chinese guards on July 13 and  that thereupon  general Yung Lu  petitioned the throne to employ the  courier as a messenger to communicate with the ministers.   This was  carried   out and a reply was received that the ministers were well  and   were unanimous.j in ^fav,oring  the restoration of peace..' '"'"'. '\ "  . An    official. ,of   the   Tsung , Li  Yamen afterwards .visited the legations and interviewed a minister,  audit was subsequently decided to"  petition the emperor to supply the  legations with   food and to send  them to Tien-Tsin. '   -.  ^ Yung Lu is .said to have great  difficulty in intervening between  the foreign soldiers guarding the  south Gioka bridge and -the Tongo  troops on the south side. Fighting  has now ceased/however.  7  vil  rdrawhH'fr  I  RACE WAR IN NEW ORLEANS  Militia Called Out.  NEW^ORLEANsTTulyHJe.���UTthe  rioting of last night aud today, one  negro was beaten to death, six were  so badly wounded that their lives  are despaired of and about a score  of people, white and , black, male  and female, have been more or less  seriously w wounded. Disorderly  acts, following the disturbances of  "last night, were committed  throughout the city today, and  resulted in the swearing in  by the, mayor of 500 special  policemen, and the ordering out of  500 of the state militia upon the  orders of governor Beard, who responded promptly to the appeal of  Mayor Capdeville for assistance iu  suppressing the existing lawlessness, and in (preventing the recoup-,  rence of the violence of last night.  Throughout the day attacks have  been made upon the black element,  and the negroes before nightfall  had been completely chased from  the streets. The effect of the disorders has been to -put a practical  stop to business in the wholesale  districts and the river front, and  this means a serious crippling of tho  trade of the port.  The business elements rallied in  force and hundreds of white men  responded to the appeal of the  mayor for assistance in preserving  order. The police have been practically, helpless throughout the disturbance. The force consisted of  300 men, including clerks and operators, and this is manifestly a force  inadequate to preserve peace in a  city of 310,000 people,  but  aside  Indian Budget Presented. .  London, July 26.���In.introducing  the Indian budget,in, "the. house of;  commons, todays th,e isecretary..for  India*, lord-George'.-Hamilton, com-^  mended-tharpatience,i resignation,  courage and- abstention-from .crjme^  witli'which 5'2,00~6",6do"6f" people in  the, stricken   area have faced the  famine.       The      latest      reports  from     India,   his   lordship   said,  were   anything   but satisfactory.  On the other hand, there were certain, compensating advantages   in  /the shape in   which the   revenue  year closed.   There was, he said, a  substantial credit balance of 2,800,-  000 pounds sterling, but the famine  expenditure and remission of taxation would turn this into a deficit  of ��826,000.   The government proposed   to   apply the unexpended  balance     of    ��3,000,000  " of   the  former      loan      towards      relief.  This would, he hoped, meet all demands.    If the resources of India  did not suffice to save the lives of  the famine stricken, then an appeal  would be made to the imperial exchequer.    In   the last two years,  lord   George Hamilton  said, ��13,-  000,000   had    been    expended   in  faminej-elief. = =-���  The Colombia Revolution.  Colon, July 26.���A special train  left here at seven o'clock yesterday  afternoon with reinforcements under general Serrano. This addition  to the government forces promises  hopeful results of the civil war. An  ambulance corps from the British  cruiser Leander is assisting to the  utmost in the care of the > wounded  in Tuesday's battle. The killed  and wounded number over 500. The  rebels' loss:*was terrific. Tho hospitals are full and some of the  wounded are being brought to  Colon. _  Crew Was Rescued.  London, July 26.���Edward Shea,  mate of the schooner Etta A. Stimson, which sailed from Bangor, Me.,  on June 28th, arrived at Southampton today, and reports that the  Stimson was wrecked in the gulf of  Mexico, on July 12th. All of the  crew of the schooner were picked  up by the French vessel Milo and  landed at Cherbourg. The Etta A  Stimson was a three masted  schooner of 268 tons and hailed  from Thomaston, ' Maine. She  was owned by John G. Hall & Co.  and commanded by captain Hogan.  Pilgrims at Borne.  Rome, July 20.���The American  pilgrims under the direction of  father E. Porcillo of Brooklyn were  received by the pope today. The  bishops of Brooklyn and Burlington  and students of the North American colleges were present. The  pope appeared to be in excellent  health.  SISTERS' SCHOOL BUILDING  Will Accommodate 200.  Within a' week or two work will  be commenced on an important  addition to Nelson's list of educational institutions. The superior of  the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace ���  has approved of the, plans  by C. D. Curtis of Nelson for  boarding and day school to be' ;*-jgi  erected on the lots owned by the-.&xl  society at the corner of Josephine ' M  and'Mill streets. , The plans', have V^f  been returned to the local 'sister ^'jg  superior with instructionsi"- to ___aves$��  the work pioceeded witho as-sooii^l  as desirable. The Tribune 1 Was)a  informed yesterday' that< no time'����Q  would-be lost in commencing,'work,'?^  and that the first sod' would be  turned a week hence/ t     *     ���'  The proposed building will ;be onr#L  a comprehensive scale. The'plans'*v|  provide for', a , school sufficient; 'inffM  size to accommodate.200 boardirig^^1  scholars. The class rooms are.; er-'jtjji  ceptionally large, as the'sisters"an-|l  ticipate that the 125 day scholars4,1^!  who were in. attendance wHe_'$fH  school closed in June will be largely-^  augmented when classes are,-T re^l*  sumed in September. The-building^  will consist of a main portionr-withX'  flankingr wings, It is the intention  of -the sisters to have the ;main,  part erected by September jiri'ofdert  that ��� j classes may - be < carried _] on5^g|  there.' --.The present- premises'are|^  quite inadequate for school *.p'uY-9M'  poses and will eventually be utilize'dfll  as a gymnasium '      '"*"  Wis  The estimated cost of the build- "'M\  ing is said to be $8000;       V -' r '';��� M?$\  'i : ���. * .   "'\S$I  Tunnel UnderPenitentiaiy./." j 'Si  Pittsburg,"1' Pa., , July .20.4-The-!|'|l  Western Penitentiaryl authorities?'!!I  today discovered, through accidentalt  a plot. to release the prisoners con-"^���|  fined"*in. the^Western-Penitentiary'T-jP  in Alleghany ;by   tunnellingyintoi^i  thd -institution, .^chiefly' ^with^theff*!!  view 'of liberating Alexander' Berk^pi*1  man, the anarchist\who shot''H^C&fj��  Frickduring.the Homestead'strikeaS  'ifin892.!5The'��uniiSl exTM  a   deserted^ house ' across 'Sterling*-*^!  street a'nd> a distance of over'200^*j|  feet,' 150'feet being inside the prisbn'r';f I  wall.   The house was recently sold", r'i"  to New York .parties" and a small;',~%  payment had been made on account.- >?  >- __���-��� ^i,&\  , PlaywrlRht Insane..  Hartford, Connecticut, July 20/*  ���Charles H.   Hoyt,'   the   famous',  playwright, appeared before judge . _,.  Freeman this morning to oppose an ,����[  "application committing"him to the '  retreat.for the insane in this city. "  Mr. Hoyt   admitted his condition-  was such that he needed rest - and /  attention, but he did not think he .  should   be   confined  in an insane  asylum.     Judge Freeman ordered  that Mr. Hoyt be committed until.  he should recover from his present  trouble.  GREAT POWERS DON'T AGREE  Berlin Press Comment.  i -  Berlin, July 26.���A circumstance  which has made a bad impression  here is the refusal of the American  and British admirals to vote to give  Russia control over the railroad to  Tien-Tsin.    The Berliner Tageblatt  says that such refusal is a proof of  dissension among the powers and  can only encourage the Chinese.  ��The Kreuze Zeitung,. which repeats its pessimistic views concerning the harmonious action of the  powers, asserts that tho present  difficulties in the way of a united  advance upon Pekin are even  greater than the military difficulties.  The Vorwaerts contrasts president McKinley's answer to the  Chinese note with count von  Buelow's, praising president McKinley's as a masterpiece, and saying  that "the American president  plays upon Chinese sympathy without the slightest degree committing  himself. While he states certain  conditions clearly and energetically,  he avoids every threat and the  rude rattling of the sabre. McKiniey is really a man of fine parts."  Count von Buelow, before going  to Bremerhaven, had an interview,  with the Russian ambassador and  subsequently with the American.  On the following day, Tuesday, he  conferred with the ambassadors of  Austria-Hungary, France, Italy and  Great Britain. It is understood  that the Chinese situation was discussed,  %._mm<  .> i.*v  t^'*\V; i 'Mi^lji i-v^_��_\r__i_-:rff_\_t-_-_i_Vi_:  l"1* *I*'''*'~iri'Mirri��'gi?inr.-i.iiif.T,-.rnnlTn  j^^^:-^^^^"^-*^^V4|i!=iffla^*^>M$a^  1^4  ���Ji1  THE TRIBUNE: KELSON B. C FRIDAY JULY 27 1900  P  I  m  ffl'  I  I  ���1*  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY.  IrtCOR PORATED 1670.  Ili  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.  pires.  move.  This   will  There is no  why English officers  the head of Canada's  tern than there is for  be a popular  more reason  should be at  military sys-  English bar-  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.'  I  m  I*.  I  *      '   - . '  ./.That little two-line paragraph in'  the .speech- from   the   throne,, in  yiwhich ��� the provincial government ���  j'c announces its intention of imposing  .���/ a tonnage tax upon the output of  ' coal and coke, will be .worth over  - $35,000 per line to the" provincial  1   treasury if the government's pre-  , sent programme is adhered to.   Of  ' this amount it is estimated that  something more than one third of  the'whole will be contributed* by  the coal mining companies in which  premier   Dunsmuir   is   interested!  The value of the coal' and coke output of the province for   the- past  year was $4,054,151, and it practically escaped taxation.    If, as is'  now suggested, a tax of five- cents'  per ton is imposed upon the coal  ^output, Jit _jpraiildl_re_sult_in^an_in-_  crease of $64,706 per annum in the  general revenue of   the   province.  This amount may then be fairly  said to represent the gain of the.  province in the   selection   of. Mr.  Dunsmuir as premier.    Some years  ago a demand was made for the imposition of the selfsame tax which  Mr. Dunsmuir has now apparently  suggested voluntarily, but its advocates were denounced as repudia-  tors, and' the statement was made  that   the imposition of any   such'  tax   would result   in   the   closing  down of the mines.   Now that the  proposal   to  tax the coal  output  comes from Mr. Dunsmuir himself,  the opportunity will doubtless be  seized upon.   At five cents.per ton,  the tax would amount to something  less than one and a half per cent.  Proportionally    this    is    a   much  heavier rate of taxation than is im  posed   upon   metalliferous mining  property, but when premier- Duns  muir suggests it, he may be credited  with knowing that it is not beyond  the ability of the coal miners to  pay. - .  risters   to    monopolize.   Canadian  j udgeships.   The genial old man of the Miner  has found a narrow-gauge preacher  at Fernie who does not agree with  mayor Houston upon the question  of Sunday observance. From his  utterances, Mr. Gordon of Fernie  evidently considers playing baseball on Sunday a more heinous sin  than that of bearing false witness  against his neighbor. There should  be a bond of sympathy botween Mr.  Gordon and the G. O. M. of the  Miner.         Wil-liam. Wallace Bruce Mc-  Innes is playing to the gallery .at  Victoria. The so-called labor bill  which he has introduced in the  legislature was framed more with a  view to directing attention to Mclnnes than for any advantage which  it might become to those in whose  interest it is advocated.  "Canada's growing time" is the  the text of the Grit editor, from the  Atlantic to the Pacific, and the only  thing which seems to be out of step  is the good' old Conservative party.  Yesterday's Mining Records.  At the mining recorder's oflice  yesterday, Thomas J. Duncan filed  a certificate stating that his claim  in the Eureka mineral claim as  against William H. Swerdfeger was  now null and void, W. Swerdfeger  filed a mortgage on his half interest  in the Eureka mineral claim on  Eagle creek to John P. Swerdfeger.  The usual records were : Certificates of improvements to Thomas  B. Garrison, J. H. Graham, and  Philip Aspinwallon the Lakeview  claim.  * Locations : The Madoc,' on Erie  mountain,^ a relocation of the  Hastings, by George W. ��� Hill; the  Pretoria, on north slope of Erie  mountain, a re-location of the Glasgow, by W." J. Wilson; the' Klon-  dyke, 8 miles from mouth of 9 mile  creek adjoining the Copper Pit, by  Ferguson Cranshaw.  r'-Certificates-of-work': To A;.B.  Campbell on the O. K.; to Fergu-  son-Cra'nshaw,'on the-Early- Bird.;,  to W. F. Thompson on- the Summit;  to. Joseph Ferrule on the Great  Eastern; to A. Gilfillian- on -the  Ram's Horn ; to J. H. - Graham on  the" Lakeview; to William Gumming on the- Golden' Sunset,'Ymir  View and Golden Dawn; to Hugh'  Brown on the Crystal.   -'  '  First Eace Congress Meets.  Montgomery, Ala*., July 26���The  first-national race congress in the  history of the negro, ��� opened here  today and will continue" up to and-  including July 27th.' * Matters' of interest to the" race that have been  agitated for a long time will be discussed iii all their phases by men of  national' prominence, aniongjjthem  being bishop Turner, Booker T.  Washington and professor Council.  All sections of the country are  represented.    Export of Arms Forbidden.  London, July" 26'.���In the house  "of "ldrds-today"rthe"bill���"prohibiting"  the exportation of arms and muni-'  tions of war- passed its third reading.  ALLAH, NOT THE ENGLISH.  London Standard.  I remember some five years ago I  was up the Nile, away from big  towns and had a long talk with  various sheiks and omdehs of villages. I was the only westerner  present, and we all knew and  trusted each other in a way. I  asked if taxes were lighter. "Yes,"  was the answer. "Is water fairly  distributed ?"- "Yes." "Are the  soldiers paid properly?" "Yes."  "Can you get justice against a  Pasha?" "Yes." "And who did  all this?" I finally asked, expecting  to be told it was the English.  There was a silence; they are never  ���in a. hurry. Then an old sheik answered:   "Allah."  League Games.  First game���Montreal, 2; Worcester, 1. Second game���Montreal,  1; Worcester, 2.  Toronto, 2; Hartford, 0.  Syracuse, 3; Providence, 2.   '  Syracuse, 2; Providence, 3.  Springfield, 0 ; Rochester, 7.  Kansas City, 3; Indianapolis, 7.  ��� Milwaukee, 2; Buffalo, 3.  Chicago, 8 ; Cleveland, 6.  Minneapolis, 1; Detroit,' 3.  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast)..  Flooring  local and ooast.   ,  Newel Posts '  Stair Bail  Mouldings  Shingles  Bough and  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds.  IS WHAT YOU WANT IS NOT IN BTOCK  WK WILL MAKE IT FOR YOU  CALL AND GET PRICKS.  i-tf-'S[g,fcg����,glflL,g,C'g."g"S,^."!g."C''S^"g."^;tf.,'il,C,<,<-g'  ���>->i>'^'^-^-^^'.^--^'-^*^r^*->'*^'*^*^va-^>'A''-*a-*��--*^*^-^*^-ja*^.,  /^���^^^^^^.^^*^^^^^^^^^^sr:��^<SP'ap��i?*5r 7^^f9i9^i%^i9^i9^t9i9^f9t9f9r9t9i9f9^r9-r9^^^^  Uf  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  to  to  to  to  ffl  ffl  to  ffl  ffl  iti  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  \��  IRVINE &  CO.  Special sale of Dress Goods, Millinery, Muslin, Prints, Lawns, Percales, Sateens, and Dimities  We will offer our entire stock of Summer Goods at special prices below cost. Sunshades half  price.    Carpets, Window Shades, Curtains, Oilcloths, and Linoleums at cut-down prices.  FRED   IRVINE  <&  OO.  iti  to  ffl  ffl  iti  xti  to  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  to  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  iti  '^���^.^���'^���^�����-^-'��-^-^-_''^'_-_'^''^-_'_-_-_'___-__t-'__-^'^-_^-_Z-__l       0-0-0.0.0.0.0 ,0.0.0,0.0.0-0.0.0.0.0-0.0-0-0-0-0-0-0-_J��-  ���9i_9:9.0'0'0-0-0.-.0'0'0-^-0'^'-0'0-^70'0-^''-*-'^.9 0-0-0-0   9-9>'?.'S>C*9-9-��P<'C-S>C.'?.9>(F.'?.?.S-9>'?--S-^'7-'7-V-'?-S-'W  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine,Lumber Always in  -   Stoc^.  We' carry a complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  Porto Rico LumberCo. Ltd.  Contractors and Builders  WILL DO WELL TO  Buy Their Lumber  AT  G. 0. Buchanan's  Cameras  Kodaks  AND AMATEUR  PHOTOGRAPHERS*  SUPPLIES OF  ALL KINDS.  CANADA DM  & BOOK CO.  NELSON, B. C.  Kootenay   Coffee   Co.  NKLSON, B.O.  ' Coffee roasters and dealers in Tea and Coffee.  , Offer fresh roasted coffee ot beat quality as  'follows:  Java and Arabian Macha, per pound  Java and Mocha-J.'lend, 3 pounds.....  A large stock of Hrst-olass dry matorlal on  hand, also a full line of Hash, doors, mouldings,  turned -work, eto.  Factory Work a Specialty  Yard:  Foot ot Hondryx streot, Nolson  Telephone. BI    J(_\\l\   Rae,   AgBflt  Nelson   Wine   Oo.  CHOICE WINES AND LIQUORS  Special attention given to family trade  Telephono 93 FRANK  A    TAMRIVU  Baker streot, rn/tniV  n.   IftrnQLIH  Nelson. B.C. manager   '  I  The announcement is made  officially in Ottawa that the  Laurier government intends  to appoint a Canadian to: the  office of general officer commanding  of the Canadian forces, so soon as  the present incumbent's term ex-  Fine Santos, 4 pounds  Santos Blend:'o pounds.'.....  Our Special Blend. 6 pounds  Oar Bio Roast, ,6 pounds....  ���A tual order f>olloited.  Salesroom 2 doors east  of Oddfellows block. West Baker street.  * 40  100  1 00  1 00  100  100  inmiiTmimmiHiiiiiimniTiiiTtiiriiiMnn  JUST   ARRIVED  A Car Load of  Allen's Apple Cider.  THORPE Si. CO.  To  Mine Managers and Ore Shippers.  W. Pollew 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 made on tbe basis of tonnago  handled. Apply for particulars to him at  Vancouver, B. C  JR. REISTERER & CO.  BKKWKHS AND BOTTLERS OF  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Alex Stewart  Room 3, Turner & Boeeh Block.  NELSON.  Mines  Real Estate  Insurance  Loans  "   FOR   SALE   CHEAP.  ��1600 will buy choicest residence corner in city,  for two days only, 50 by 120 feet.       ' -  ��225, $25 cash rest on time, will buy lot in block  79.  ��150, ��50 cash rest on time, will buy choico lot  in Bogustown, on car line. '  Molly Gibson and Exchequer shares for salo..  J. A. Sayward  -    HALL AND LARS STREETS, NELSON  Porto Rico LumberCo,  (LIMITED)  COIINER OF  -HENDRYX-AND VERNON STREETS*  Five-roomed house to rent on Hondryx street,  $12.50 per month.  Wanted���Athabasca, Tamarac and Noblo Fivo  shares. ___   Alex Stewart  ,    Room 3, Turner-Boeckli Block.  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON  B.C.  CRATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  THORPE & CO., LIMITED.-Corner Vornon  and Cedar streets, Nelson, manufacturers  of and wholesale dealers in aerated waters and  fruit syrups. Sole agents for Halcyon Springs  mineral wator.   Telephono 60.  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  WF. TEETZEL Sc CO.-Corner Bakor and  ��� Josephine streots. Nelson, wholosale dealers in assayers supplies. Agents for Denver  Fire Clay Co. of Denver, Colorado.  ~ CIGARS.  T700TENAY CIGAR MANUFACTURING  -ts- CO.���Corner Baker and Hall streets, Nel  Bon, manufacturers of "Royal Seal" and "Koote  nay Belle" brands of cigars. ��� - .-  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  HJ. EVANS & CO.���Baker street,  ���   wholesale    dealers   in   liquors,  Nelson   ,,-,.,._��_    uo>��uo   m   miuuio,    cigars,  cement, fire briok and fire clay, water pipeiand  steol rails, and general commission merchants.  MONEY TO LOAN  AT  ALL  TIMES  ON    IMPROVED    PROPERTY.  STRAIGHT: LOAMS  At 8 per cent, interest payablo semi-annually.  INSTALLMENT PLAN LOANS  To pay off a loan of ��1000 with  interest and principal, for a  period of five years   Fe von years *��� ���  Ton years '���'  Fifteen years   ELECTRICAL  SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY & CONSTRUCTION COMPANY���Wholesaledoal-  ers in telephones, annunciators, bells, batteries,  fixtures, etc., Houston block. Nolson.   -  FLOUR ANB FEED.  BRACKMAN-KER MILLING COMPANY  ���Cereals, Flour; Grain, Hay.. Straight or  mixed cars shippod to all Kootenay Points.  Grain elevators at all principal points on Calgary-  Edmonton R. R. Mills at Victoria, New Wost-  minster, and Edmonton, Alberta.   TAYLOR FEED & PRODUCE CO.-Bakor  street.. Nolson (George F. Motion's old  stand); Flour, Feed, Grain, Hay and Produce.  Car lots a specialty. Correspondence solicited.  Phone 26.  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  P    BURNS Sc   CO.���Baker, street,   Nelson,  ���   wholesale dealers in fresh and oured meats.  Cold storage.  ��20.90 per month  16 75   "      "  12 <0    "  10 35    "      ''  H. R. CAMERQN  Baker Street, Nelson. Agent and Appraiser.  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE .AGENTS  -   groceries;   A MACDONALD & COl'^-Cornor-Front and  ��� Hall streets, wholosale grocers and  jobbers in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  mackinaws and miners' sundries.    - -  KOOTENAY SUPPLY   COMPANY,   LIMI-  .   ;TED���Vernon   street, Nelson,  wholesale  grocers.   TOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front street, Nel-  ** ' son, wholesale grocers.  ���  Agents for J. & J; TAYLOR SAFES  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  MlSiNMfOCKS  BOUGHT AND SOLD  Referendum Treasury Stock .   .  RiCholieu, 1000  FOR SALE.  Six-room house, Hume Addition, $850.  A completo set of tinner's tools.  A good shack.  CALL ON ���  H. A. Prosser  BROKER, WARD STREET  J. B, ANNABLE  GENERAL BROKER  Throe dwelling houses       sale on easy terms.  One lot on Stanley street, opposite Royal  hotel, for sale at a bargain.        \  One seven-roomed house and one three-room  house for rent. ���������  See  ANNABL3  Prompt and n  delivery to  ?��__-  Brewery at Neboit J  MONEY TO LOAN  AT 7 PER CENT  ON BUSINESS PROPERTY  Apply G. L. LENNOX. Solicitor. Nelson B. 0  Notice to Uriion Men.  The grievance committee of  the Trades and Labor Council  have declared the Contractors  Lister and Kerr to be on the  unfair list, and air union men  and sympathizers are requested  to bear this in mind.  By Order of the Committee;    <  FR.' STEWART &'CO.���Warehouses on C P.  ��� R.' track, foot of Stanley street. Nelson,  wholesale dealers in provisions, produce and  fruits. Cold storage. Agents Armour Sc Co.'s  bacon, hams, lard and other products.',   .   JY. GRIFFIN & CO.���Front street. Nelson,  ���   wholesale   dealers   in   provisions,   cured  meats.-* butter and eggs.   HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  H-BYERS Sc CO.���Corner Baker and Josephine  ��� streets,-. Nelson, wholesale dealers in hardware "and mining supplies. -Agents-for Giant  Powder Co. *.'���������  -   LAWRENCE'HARDWARE COMPANY-  Baker St., Nelson,, wholesale dealers in  hardware and mining supplies, and water and  plumbers' supplies. - ���. . -  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  TURNER, BEETON & CO.-Corner Vernon  and Josephine streots, Nelson, wholesale  dealers in liquors, cigars and dry goods. /Agents  for' Pabst Brewing Co. of Milwaukee and Cal-  gary Brewing Co. of Calgary. ���   POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE.  HAMILTON  POWDER  COMPANY-Baker  -8treot,-Nelson,'-manufacturors of dynamite,^  sporting, stumping and blaok blasting powders,,  wholesale dealers in caps and fuse, and electric  blasting apparatus.   SASH AND DOORS.  NELSON SAW AND PLANING MILLS,  LIMITED���Corner Front and Hall streets,  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers  in sash and doors; all kinds of factory work made  to order. ��� *  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 domestio and imported cigars.  Charles St. Barbe  Stock and Share Broker  General Ag^nt  E P. Whalley, J. P.  NOTARY PUBLIC  Office with C. W. West & Co., oorner Hall and  ��� Baker streets.  City offlce of the Nelson Soda water Factory.  A, R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E!.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Viotoria and Kootenay Streets.  P.O.,Box 569. TELEPHONE! NO.  fieison Saw &  Planing IV|ills, Limited  Are prepared to furnish by rail, barge or teams  Dimension Lumber, Rough and Dressed  Lumber, Local and Coast Ceiling, Local and  Coast Flooring, Double Dressed Coast Cedar,  Rustic, Shiplap, Stepping, Door Jambs, Pine  and Cedar Casings, Window Stiles, Turned  Work, Band-sawing;, Brackets, Newel Posts,  Turned Veranda Posts,, Store Fronts, Doors,  Windows and Glass.  Get prices before purchasing elsewhere  Office Corner Hall ar\d Front Streets  Factory Hall Street Crossing C. P. R. Track  Mills: Hall Street Wharf  Kootenay Steam-Laundry  BLOMBERC & SWEDBEftf  PROPRIETORS  The only steam laundry in Nelson employing union,labor  A. LARSON, Manager  J.M.LUDWIC  Manufacturers of and.  dcalors in Harness, Pack,  and Stock Saddles. Apara-  joos. Collars, Bridles and.  .Whips.  Nelson Harness Shop  Hall Street, Nelson.  C. W. West & Co.  .������       COAL, I      WOOD!      _.  THE ATHABASCA GOLD MINE,  (Tn Liquidation.)  &-, ��<"  SHARE   CAPITAL   ��200,000.  Hard Coal       ��Q CE I Crow's Nesb      d*0 IK  Anthracite      99.00 | Coal ��MM��  DELIYEBED      .  AGENTS IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY, Ltd.  No order can bo accepted unless accompanied,  by cash. s,          Office:   Corner of Hnll TCI CffUnUC   OO  and Bakor Streets. lELCrnUHE   00_  Lethbridge Gait Coal  The best value for the money la the market'  for all:purposes.     .  THnMB cash...- W. P. Tikhnbt, General Agent"  ;   telephone 147.   Offlco with C. ��.* J. Christie.  -A__   TUTsrSTJFJ^JD-  __________ i~  Contracting Painters, Decoratorfi, Paperhangors..  Full line of wall paper, moulding?, eto,   Kalso-'  mining and Tinting,   strictly flwvdass work*  Estimates furnished.  AS  DR. ALEX FORIN  Office:  Houston Block.  ARCHITECTS.  "PJWART &  CARRIE���Architects.    Rooms 7  J-J   and 8 Aberdeen block, Baker street, Nelson.  Residence Mill Street,  Opposite School House  NELSON, B.C.  &  FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES.  NELSON LODGE. NO. 24. A. V. Sc A. M..  Meets second Wednesday in eaoh month..  Sojourning brethren in yitsd.  Tuesday;evening at 8 o'oloo'c  oordlally invited to attend.  Sc 8.   Leonard Scott, C. O.  iay , - -    .  Visiting Knightei  R. G. Joy. K. of R.  NELSON L. O. L., No. 1 692, meets In I. O. O. P.  Hall,corner Baker and Kootenay.*streets,  1st and 3rd Friday of oach month. ViHitin^  brethern cordially, invit ,ed. R. Roi1 dnson, W. M.  W. Crawford. Recording-Secretary.     ' .  ENGINEERS.  CHARLES PARKER���Mining and milling engineer.  West Baker Btreet, Nelson.  NELSON JBRIE, N* anbor 22, Fr.iternal Order  of Eagles,- meeto every secon d and fourth  Wednesday ineaoh raonth in Fmternifcy Hall.  Visiting brethren -welcome. W. ( losnell, Presi  dent.   Charles ProBPer, Seoretary.  TO THE C.VXADIANT SHAREHOLDERS: .-  Special resolutions for, liquidation and reconstruction were passed at an, ExtraordinaryGcn-  oral Meeting, held on the 18th of May.;last; and  confirmed at a further, meeting on the 5th Juno  last, and'in conformity therewith, a-now icom-  pany has been registered under tho name of Tho  Athabasca Gold Mine, Limited, having a capital*  of ��100,000in ordinary shares of ��1 each. ������,���������-  I give notice that the agreement for the transfer of tho assets of the old company to tho now  company, which wiis submitted to and approved  by the said 'Extraordinary.General Meetmg,_has  now been oxecutod and is dated -the-18th June,  I'M. Holders otshares.in the old company nro  entitled to claim as of right, an allotment of ono  share in the new company, with 17s. per sharo  credited as-having been paid, up thereon,' for  evory two shares hold by them or to which:they  wero entitled in the old company, providing they  astvee to pay up the balance of. 3s. per share on  each of such now shares. :.������������������_:��� .     . - ;   s '������'. .  Shareholders registered on the books of the old,  company havo recoived . blanks ��� or forms on  which /to make application for tho shares to  which they are entitled to apply for, and which  must be received here and be in my hands/ together with the Is. per share payable on applica- ���  tion not later than 18th August; 1000. ' Shareholders who dOnOtTUakO app]icrttion-b*rthi8"daro-will���  loso all their interest in the company. 'Holders  of dollar shares of tho Athabasca Gold Mining  Company, Limited Liability, who have not converted their script into ��1 storling shares of tho  Athabasca Gold Mine, Limited,.which is.now in  liquidation, are advised to send these promptly  to thisofHco for conversion, thattheyniay recoivo  tho necossary.blanks in timo to'comply with, I ho  nbovo notico and so retain their interest in the  property. E.NELSON FELL. Managor.  TRADES   UNIONS.  ���Mm-SON MINERS' UNION NO. 96, W. F. of  ���f' M.���Meets in minors' union rooms, northeast oorner Victoria and Kootenay streets, every  Saturday ovening at 8 o'clock. Visiting members weloomo. M. R. Mowatt. Prosldont .Tamos  Wilkes, Secrotary. Unton Scale ok Waoks  rob Nelson District���Por shift, machine  men, 33.50: haminorsmcn minors, ��3.25; muckers,  carmen, shovelors and othor underground labor-  ore, ?3.00.         ������   ���     ���   -   TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.-The regular meetings of tho Nelson Trades and Labor  Council will .be held in tho minors' union hall,  cornor of Victoria and Kootonay streets, on tho  first and third Thursday of each month, at  7.30 p. m. G. J. Thorpo, Presidont J. H. Matho-  son, Secretary.  THE regular meetings of tho Carpenters' Union  are Bold' on Wednesday evening of oach  week, at 7 o'clock, in the Miners' Union hall corner Victoria and Kootenay streets. R. Robin-  son. President.   James Colling, Secretary.  BARBERS' UNION.-Nelson Union, No. lflfi. of  the International Journeymen Barber's Union of America, meets overy first and third Mon-  dayof each month in Miner's Union Hall, corner  of Viotoria and Kootonay streets.  sharp. Visitin  attend. J. H.,1  ville. Secretary.  brothers  tathesqn, President."  .___���,. at 8:30*p.m.  cordially invited to  W.S. Boi-  ���DRICKLAYERS AND MASONS' UNION.'  ���*-' Tho Bricklayers and Masons' International  Union No. 3 of Nelson meets second and fourth  Tuesdays in each month at Miners Union hall.  J. W. Etcher, president; Joseph Clark, recording  and corresponding seoretary. ���  NOTICE.  The co-partnership heretofore oxi sting between  Charles S. Rr.shdi.ll and A. E. Ft luquier, doing  business as mining brokers at New ��� Denver, British Columbia, under tho firm nam o of Rashdall  Denver, Brit>-   > of Rashdall  bu sinese will be  & Fauquier, is dissolved.   The  continued by the undersigned.  CHARLES 8. J -ASHDALL.  NewDenver.^ulylith.iyOQ.  LABORERS' UNION.���Nelson Laborers' Protective Union, No. 8121, A. F. of L��� meets in  Fraternity Hall, Oddfellow's block, corner of Ba-  ker and Kooteni  -������      ��� -  at 8 p.m. sharp.  ker and Kootenay streots, every Monday evening  p.m. sharp. Visiting members of the American Federation cordially invited to attend.  '  ���  _. A.W.  McFee, President. Peroy Shackelton, Secretary.  ���NTELSON PAINTERS' UNION���The regular  ���*���' meeting of the Painters' Union is held  the first andthird Fridays in each month at Miners' Union hall at 7:30 sharp. T. O. Skatbo, Presi-  dent; Will J. Hatch. Secretary.   THE    NELSON    PLUMBERS,    GAS   AND  STEAM FITTERS UNION meets every seo  I ond and fourth Friday at Hie Miners' Union hall  at 8 pan.   B, Weeks, Secretary pro tern.  / <���*>'  afei^^^^ri^^^^a-.o  ���f I     T>>. ���������   *���%_______!��\'  .w- iuv*g tvri^-gKS?s*''^^a:s'^sis^?'g^ '-.tssva-iv.  -rwsm'silv v;wa;;-;w;Kj;?3v IfrWti'WimimftiaS'iMfr^ ���..T  THE TRIBTJMJ: fl-ELSCM B. 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NELSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branches in London (England) New Yohk,  Chicago, and all the principal oities in Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  Transfers.  Grant Commercial. and Travolors' Credits,  available in any part of tho world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Eto.  Saving's Bank Branch  CURRENT RATE OF INTEREST PAID.',  AH   INDIANA   ROMANCE.  One of the most remarkable cases  of voluntary seclusions from "the  world that ever have been recorded  is sheltered by an unpretentious  dwelling on the main street of the  quaint old town of Brookville,  " Indiana. For sixty-five years the  blinds that cover the windows of  ono room in the house have not  once been ��� opened. The" room is  occupied by .a woman who must  have reached the age of nearly four  score years by this time, although  nobody except her sister has seen  her since the time when, as a girl  . in,her teens, she shut herself apart  from the world in voluntary  seclusion.  Although Brookville is not a progressive town, its population has  changed several times since 1835.  There is hardly a person in the  village today who ever looked upon  the face of the solitary woman in  the darkened house. To most of  the inhabitants of the place her  very existence is only a tradition,  and her story, if ever known, has  been entirely forgotten.  Some romantic tragedy is undoubtedly locked behind the.doors of the  silent house, but what it is only the  lonely woman herself can tell, and  it is not likely that her lips ever  will be unsealed. Aged residents  of the place, whose memories run  back to the commencement of the  story, say that Phoebe Meeks���that  is the woman's name���was among  the most beautiful and gay of the  villiage girls. She was the daughter  of well-to-do parents, and seemed  to be surrounded  by  everything  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and  Letters of-Credit on Skaguay,. U; S.,  Atlin, B. C, and Dawson City, N. W. T.  essential to her happiness.  Presently the girl fell in love with  Hadley Johnson, one of the young,  men of the town, with whom she  had grown up from, childhood.  The match was* approved by both,  families and' the wedding was,expected to take place in the summer  of 1836.   Some^weeks_Jbefore_the_date_set_  for the wedding the lover, in company with a number of other  couples from the town, attended a  picnic party in a near-by grove.  The day passed pleasantly, and as  evening approached a party of  the young folks, including Miss  Meeks and her lover, walked  homeward along the canal which  had just been constructed through  Brookville. Before entering the  town they sat down for a few moments on the bank of the canal. They  chatted gaily, together, and there,  was no intimation of disagreement  between them when Miss Meeks  suddenly rose to her feet, turned  her back on her friends and walked  rapidly towards her home. The  others called to her? but she" paid  no attention to them.  Presently young Johnston followed to the Meeks' home, believing  that his sweetheart must have  taken offence at something that he  had done unwittingly. He looked  upon it as an ordinary lovers' quarrel which could easily be explained  away. On arrival at the house be  found it dark,,and so he postponed  'his call until the following day.,  That summer evening by the  canal was the last time that Hadley  Johnson or any of her friends ever  looked upon the face, of Phoebe  Meeks. The lover called at the  house, but was refused admittance.  He wrote to her, and his letters  were returned unopened. To others  who called the young woman  remained invisible, and when questions regarding her were put to  other members of the family they  refused to discuss the subject.  At first the girl's action was re-  Capital Authorized  Capital Paid up  Rest  $2,500,000  $2,458,603  $1,700,000  D. R. Wilkie, General Manager.  E. Hay, Inspecter.  Nelson Branch���Burns Block,- 221 Baker Street  J. M. LAY, Manager.  garded as a wilful whim, but when  month after month passed and she  did not reappear it assumed a more  serious aspect. Not even, the closest friends of the family ever saw  her, and i��� was said. that she did  not leave her room, the blinds of  which were kept always closed. At  length young Johnson gave up his  attempts to see his affianced bride,  jmd_in_despaii\moved_furthei'_west._  The residents of the town ceased to  talk about the matter, except in an  occasional wondering way.  When the father and mother of  Miss Meeks died their funerals  were largely attended, but those  who had gone in hopes of seeing  the recluse were disappointed. She  listened to the funeral sermon  from the adjoining room, but did  not follow the bodies of her parents  to^he^grave.--;::;    ;."*���-' --^- ���;-���'-  Hadley Johnson became a prominent and one of the wealthy business men of Utah, and was one of  the presidential electors from that  state at its first national election.  A few years ago he visited Brookville and made a final" effort to see  the woman whom, he had loved, but  as before, she refused to see him.  He died last year in his western  home, never having married, and so  far as his friends know, never having learned the cause that had  taken his promised bride from him.  Aside from her sister, the only  companions Miss Meeks has are the  birds. Hundreds of them visit her  windows to' get the crumbs which  she places there for them, but it is  doubtful if even they have seen the  face of their benefactress.  A   QUICK   DIAGNOSIS.  One of the anecdotes related by  Weir Mitchell in the July installment of his Century serial, "Dr.  North and His Friends," might well  be a personal experience of the  author's. ���  I once went to Harrisburg and  had to return during the night. The  train was crowded.   At last, in the  (stifling, dimly-lighted smoking car,  I found a man asleep across two  seats.v I awakened him, and saying  I was sorry to disturb him, sat  down.,  After a little* he said : "Do you  know Dr. Owen North ?"  Bather astonished, I said. "Yes."  ���   "What kind of a man 'is he ?"  "Oh, a very good fellow j"  "He is like all then! high-up doctors, I guess. He gets- big fees. I  want to know. , ',',  "No," said I. "That is always  exaggerated.    Why do you ask?"  "Well.- I've had a lot-of doctors,  and I ain't no better,- and, now I  haven't much money left."  Upon this my friend confided to  me all liis physical woes in detail.  We parted before daybreak. It  was too dark in the car" for either  of us to see plainly the face of the  other.  About 10 o'clock the next day the  man entered my consulting-room.  As I should not have, known him,  except for a rather peculiar voice,  I, too, remained unidentified. I  could not resist so comic an opportunity. I said, looking at him, "Sit  down. You havc a pain in your  back."  "That's queer.    I have."  "And you are blind in - the left  eye, and your digestion is vei-y bad,"  and so I went on.  "At last he said : "I never saw a  doctor like you. It; scares a man,  'most.    Can you cure me?"  I said: "Yes," and wrote out my  directions. It was really, a simple  case.  When he produced a well-worn  wallet I declined to take a fee, and  said, "I owe you for the seat, and  the good sleep I. disturbed last  night/'   ������ ���:����� >\:. n'  "Thunder ! I see. You were the  man. But law! why did you give  it away? I'd have sent you the  whole township."  seven who were the first representatives of the British army to cross  the river in the march northward.  The particulars of the young officers death were given by lord  Roberts' in an official dispatch to  the British government of July 18,  and contain a magnificent tribute  to'the courage and gallantry of the  deceased. Lord Roberts describes  the action in question and mentions  with' regret the death of lieutenants  Borden and Burch, both of the  Canadian Mounted Rifles. His  tribute to the two .young officers is  contained in the following sentences:���"They were- killed while gallantly leading their men in a  counter-attack on the enemy's  flank at a critical juncture of their  assault on our position. Borden  was twice before, brought to my  notice in dispatches for gallant and  intrepid conduct."   STOBYETTES.  The Late Major Borden.  Major Borden, son of the Canadian minister of militia, news of  whose death was cabled July 17,  went to South Africa as a lieutenant in the Canadian Mounted Rifles,  the second Canadian contingent.  In one of Mr. Ewan's letters to the  Globe he tells of a gallant exploit-  performed by Major Borden on  May 5, when, in company with  lieutenant Turner and five troopers  he swam the Vet river and opened  fire on a Boer kraal. Fifty Boers  were put to flight by the plucky  When Li Hung Chang visited  Germany a few years ago, the  kaiser asked him, "How do our  women   compare-   with    those   of  Having Purchased  the Business  Of Fred J. Squire, merchant  tailor, Nelson, I intend to  continue the business so as  to keep the patronage of all  Mr. Squire's old patrons and  get a share of the general  trade. I am now prepared  to show the latest styles in  all lines of spring goods. A  special line on hand at $25  per suit. All other lines at  low rates. None but Union  labor employed.  E. Skinner  Neelands' Building, Baker Street.   FRBD J. SQUIRE. Manager.   Arthur Gee  MERCHANT  TAILOR  1 .Removed to Baker Street, oppottlte the Queon'*  China?" "I-really cannot tell,"  said Li, slyly, fastening His eyes on  the corsage of a' young lady who  was present; "we never see half as  much of our. women as you do of  yours." '  Many years ago two bishops-were;  entertained by a hostess, who, after  dinner, caused to be handed to them  a box of cigars. The' first bishop  considered smoking a device of the  Evil One. With- scant' civility he  declined the. offered cigars, and;  with more ��� force than politeness,  denounced the villainous habit of  smoking. The other bishop, being  a lover of the weed, contrived to  reprove his reverend brother's,  narrow-mindedness by putting' to  him the following question : "Now,  which do you think' is' most to be  condemne"Vthe-use-or-theabuse-of-  a thing ?" THe other promptly replied : "The abuse, of course!"  "Then," responded the genial bishop,  "you see that I use tobacco, while  you abuse' it!"  IVJadden House  Baker an* Ward  Street*, Netaon  The only hotel In Nelson thab hac remained  under one management slnoo UBOT  The bed-room* are well tarnished and lighted  by electricity.  The bar Is alwarg stocked by the bert dom a-  tlo and Imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN. Proprietor.  SLOCAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. McMANUS, Manager  TMONT HOUSE  ^ _��� . *_r ���  K:'<m  '<��� >r*5*r  'lil  AMERICAN  AND    :  EUROPEAN  PLANS  ��� a'.;  MEALS   25    CEN:r��  ROOMS LIGHTED'BY ELECTRICITY*'.  AND HEATED BY STEAM*  ,    33 CENTS TO fl  f - lift  '���_ -"fel  4  ��� M  -.A I  ���   >���     r il  321 to 33t Baker Street, Nelson.  BAKER BTREET. NELSON,     c  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  Largs oomfortable bedrooms and  flntHiI&M  dining-room. Sample rooms for commercial men.  Bar stocked with best brands of wines, liquors,  and Cigars. Beer on draught. Large oomfort-  ablo rooms.   First-clans table board.  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT  Cor. Baker and HaU Ste. ID   MnDl t  Dmn  FirstKjla&s table | ��������� WlCK^Er rrop,  H. D. ASHGROFT  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing, promptly attended to by a  flrsb-olus wheelwright.  Special attention given to all kinds of repairing and oustom work from outside points.  Shop:  Hall St.. between Baker and Verno  COSTELLO'S EXPRESS  AND TRANSFER  Baggage and express niored to any part of the  city.   Special attention given to heavy teaming.'  Offloo oorner Viotoria and Ward Btreets. Telephone 198. W. A. COSTELLO. Manager.  RATES S2 PER DAY  N|rs. E. C. CiarKe, Prop.  LATK OF THE ROTAL HOTEL. CALGARY  EVERY   DAY  AT  THE  BIG   SCHOONER  Beer or Half-and-half only  FRESH   T.l Jff*   COOL  The only good Beer In Nelson  E. J. CURRAN, Prop.  Corner Stanley and Silica Streets.^  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 oity.**  The course of study includes the fundamental  and higher branches of thorough EngUsl? "dues-  tion: Business course���bookkeeping, stenography and typewriting. Science course���muslo:  vocal and Instrumental, drawing, eto. Plain art  and needlework; eta  Forterms and particulars apply -to the Slater  Superior.  --;/  wy^y if^^iyV^^-1& '^���_t._Bi_!ai_UHV��n-&a_.*+jtt-+-i4V~^^  ������jsvin *i*v*tr> ~t;t\\_.:_  I  i  '���1 .!  ��� x  "���  1J* ;������  ��� I -  ;i:  I.  ���\ ���  ���il'-  .s�� -���  !-��!���.���:  ,'M i  m-  $ h-  m ���  K'fi  "*VTrT-rT~-n-Trrn-.r-���n. --t-  THE TRIBUTE: NELSOK, B. C, I^IDAT .TTOY 27 1900  In these goods we keep a full supply and are able to fill the largest orders without delay.   Take  a glance at our window and see the largest assortment of assayers1 supplies in Canada.  W. F. Teetzel Sc Co.  Victoria Block, Corner Baker and Josephine Streets.  NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  I:  HATS! HATS!  We have just received a large consignment of Stetson hats in ali the latest shapes and styles, also hats from  some of the best English makers, includings Christy's celebrated hard hats, which we are selling at prices to suit  everybody.   The Nelson  Clothing House  _ _r��l&��_i��_\&_G__i��_\9L��_i_\i9__t      . '��4dd'  ^-SC-'?-<9<4r��'9<3Mr-'?-<C-9-V .       -0-0_9-0'0'  to  m  !  I  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  FOR  ��2  ry  JI"'-:''  f&:  ��� _X' 1'  3_.  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  .ffl-;..  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl:  ffly -  ��:>  ffl   :  ffly  W-\, ������  *?������', "v"  fflyy.  W :;  ffl  0":  i��  i�� ;< >  Wy:'y  ffl;-~' *  ffl  COME AND SEE THEM  Large" consignment of Ladies' and  Gentlemen's umbrellas and Ladies'  and Gentlemen's canes just arrived  HALF    PRICE  By extra good buying we are enabled to offer the choicest goods  in this, line at half the price Jto  our . customers. The prices on  these goods are the lowest ever  offered to Kootenay buyers. .  The Jeweler, Baker Street.  Xti  to  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  1  YOUR    LUNCH    BASKET  Is a most important item when making arrangements for your  summer outing.   We have-special delicacies, suitable for picnics and  excursions, and invite you to examine ' our extensive stock in that line.  , Our stock is fresh, and' first-class in every respect. "^  DO NOT FaVL TO PUCE YOUR ORDERS WITH US.  THE WESTERN MERCANTILE COMPANY, Ltd.  Baker Street. GROCERS. Nelson, B. C  Look Out for~Big Canvas Sign  1 llli\ 1 I   U A IOtV Ai\       Baker Street, Nelson  Against prices will be the feature of the genuine clearance  sale, which I will commence on Saturday morning to make  * '"'  room for my fall stock of clothing, gent s furnishings, etc.  Two hundred and fifty suits of clothing at cost. Three hundred pairs of minors' .shoes at cost  Men's furnii hings, fine shoes, hats and caps. Four hundred pair of odd pants. Every article in tlio  store offered at from 20 to 50 per cent discount.  Baker Street, Nelson  Look Out for Hig Canvas Sign.  Theo Madson  Carpets  Oil Cloths  Bedroom Sets  And all other House Furnishings at Manufacturers' Prices,  Plus Freight, on orders of $60 and upwards. Orders under  $50 at 12 1-2 per cent discount.  CASH   SALE  Thirty Days Only Entire Stock Must be Sold  NELSON FURNITURE COMPAflV  Baker  Street West    ':.".!  CITY LOCAL NEWS  A motion is to be made before  judge Porin here at the next chambers by McAnn & McKay of Kaslo  for "judgment in the matter of  .Giegrich vs. Dill and Curran. The  action is for $17,000 against defendants as executors of the estate  of the late Alan Haly.  The local Salvation Army corps  picnicked at Lakeside park yesterday. A pleasant afternoon and  evening was spent.  The danger of lighting bonfires  indiscriminately about the city has  caused the city authorities to have  circulars printed warning citizens  against lighting fires within the fire  limits for the consumption of rubbish ,or any other purpose without  first obtaining a permit from the  fire inspector.  The Spokane train will not be  running on time until Monday. The  trestle destroyed in Tuesday's  wreck was the highest on the road  and replacing it proves a long task.  The locomotive "which went through  is said to have dropped 120 feet  sheer without turning over, break7  ing a pin or losing a pound of  steam.  - The residents of Addition A , embracing the district north' of Latimer street Avill be without city  water after 8 o'clock this morning,  the installing of new mains necessitating a shut down for several  hours.  The tinners of Nelson have  formed a union, and, with the consent of the employers, have introduced a nine hour day beginning  with August 1.  J. Dover's new ad. in this issue is  ���well ��� worth perusing. - His latest  consignment of umbrellas and.  canes, are the handsomest and, proportionately, the cheapest ever  brought into Nelson. . ' -  Ernest Chenoweth of Rossland,  the eight-year-old boy, who, according to a Seattle detective, had confessed to killing Mah Lin, a Chinese  cook, has been discharged by the  magistrate. The confession was  obtained under such questionable  circumstances as to render it valueless.  K. Macdonald was convicted at  the police court yesterday morning  of raising a loan of $10 on a worthless, check .and sentenced to six  months' imprisonment in the provincial gaol. ^  Five vags who are doing time in  the city jail, were put to work on  the rock pile yesterday, greatly to  their disgust.    "Once I get away,  I'll never come near this town  again," said-one of them.    The rock  pile seems to be a good thing.  The visit of superintendent Marpole to the city has resulted in increased activity in connection with  the improvements at the depot.  Tenders for the construction of the  union-station_will-be-asked-for-ina-  few days, and the work of grading  Baker street into the depot yards is  to be gone on with at once.  A meeting of the laundry workers  of the city was held in the miners'  union hall last evening for the purpose of organising a union and  presenting a united front against  Chinese competition. The following-  officers were elected pro tern: A.  W. Hogan,president; Mrs. Marshall,  vice-president; Miss Ida Houson,  secretary; and C. H. Brown, treasurer.  The fire department was called  out about 1 o'clock this morning.  Some rubbish hear the cottages close  to Thorpe's factory had caught fire,  but the flames were extinguished  before any damage was done.  Don't Imbibe Snakes  ���1  Lots of them In the eity water.  Get one of our filters  on trial.   Prices 40 cents, $1.25 and $1.76.  OPPOSITE POSTOFFICE.  STRACHAN BROTHERS.  Jeffries' Manager in New York.  New York, July 26.���William  A. Brady, manager of Jim Jeffries,  arrived from Paris today, One of  the first things he will have to  settle is whether the Californian  shall fight Ruhlin or not at an early  date. Arrangements for a match  between these big men were practically completed more than a week  ago, and Brady will soon decide  when and where the contest shall  be held. '���'  Accident in Texas.  Beaumont, Texas, July 20.���A  Southern Pacific southbound passenger train was wrecked near this  city today. Three passengers, one  man and two women, were badly  hurt. Seven cars went, down an  embankment.  EAST WARD VS. WEST WARD  Notes on Athletics.  The meeting of the Rifle Association last night was largely attended.  It was decided to hold a practice  match on Saturday at the ranges  for the purpose of selecting teams  to represent the east and west  wards in a match on August 4. Ten  men will constitute a side and an  entrance fee of a dollar will be  levied to form a sweepstake. The  butts at the ranges are, to be  doubled in width and a second window target erected. The secretary  was authorized to correspond with  captain Forin of the Rossland company with the object of arranging  for ten members of the association  to shoot against a similar team representing the Rossland on August  (5. An effort w,ill also be made to  secure a match with the Kaslo company at an early.date.  A communication was read from  the militia department stating, in  reply to a letter from the association, that under existing circumstances it would be impossible to  issue extra rifles, but adding that  under the new regulations now being drafted the matter might be  arranged.  The promoter's of the athletic association have about concluded  arrangements for suitable quarters  and the projected club is to be  formed as soon as practicable. Parties desiring to co-operate or secure  information are invited to apply ,to  Chief Thompson of the fire brigade  or to Charles,Hislop.:  Following, .Js^ the . eleven which  will represent Nelson in the cricket  match against Rossland tomorrow:  F. H. Forbes "(captain) A. F. Sar-  geant, H. Heathcote, E. T. Pollok, C.  Woodrow, J. M." Williams, W. Parker, W. H. Crossfield, G. Partridge,  J. Elliott, C. J. Matthews. As the  Nelson men have had but one practice, and the Rosslanders say they  have had none so far, the terms in  this respect are on an equal footing. As regards .former matches,  honors are about equally divided  between the two teams.   ��� .*   ���  "' Miscellaneous Mining News.  On the * Bryfo'gle claim- in -JTel-  lui;ide camp owned ' by Murray,  McMynn and 'N.' Bailie, a' 60-foot  tunnel has been run/ At a distance  of 54 feet'1'thy" ledge was encountered, which proved to be five feet  in width. ", It is a white 'quartz, carrying gold arid, copper; and although  no' assays' have'yet been made, it is  thought, fromthe' character of the  ore, that it will give very good  values. The Bryfogle is situated,  close' to the international boundary  line and adjoins the famous Southern Belle. "  The new cage for, the B. C. mine  has just arrived from Montreal and  will be installed and in working  order within the next few days.-  The other new machinery recently  put in consists' of a new hoist and  two 80-horse ppwerboilers are be-  ESTABLISHED 1892  ij.  FOR SALE  The.City of Nplspp, British Columbia, 1ms nu-  _lhorizoil.tfio_is'iuc_oLdebcnturesfoctho following-  purpoHes:  $15,000 for extending the Water-  Works System.  $15,000 for extending the Electric Light System.  $20,000 for extending the Sewer  System.  $20,Q00 for Street Improvements.  $6,000 for a Road Making Plant.  Thcxc debentures arc dutud October Jst, 1000,  run for twenty yours, buur four pur cent intercHt  (lxiyublo hOinl-iiiiMiially), nnd will bo lamed Ul  (lenoinimitloiiH of one thousand dollars, Iiiterost  nnd prim-ii-i-l payable, (\t the Han't of Montroal,  ^('!��>lli Tho nwrK-tpd'viUii'i of real ontnte in  -Nolson is $1,247,000. nnd of improvement*8818,000;  total S2,<X15((KX). The, population Ih 0000. Tenders  for these debentures will bo received by tho undersigned up to I', o'clock noon on .Saturday,  Septombor 16tb, 1000.  JOHN HOUSTON, Mayor.  Nelson, B. C., July 21th, 1900.  DISSOLUTION   OF    PARTNERSHIP  H.   BYERS   &  CO  HARDWARE   ��  ESTABLISHED 1892  Garden, Mill, Steam and Suction  Hose.  Crucible   Cast  Steel   Wire Rope  6-16 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 ISO  Agents���Trnax Ore Cars, Giant Powder, and Metropolitan Fuse, etc.  H. BYERS & CO.  NELSON  KASLO  SANDON  Notice is hereby given : that'-,the partnership,  heretofore subsisting betwoen Frank Campbell &  George William Bartlett. in the business of the  Clark Hotel on Josephine atveet. Nelson, is dissolved from this dito. All accounts duo to tho  Arm aio to bo paid to Georgo' William Bartlett,  who will pay all debts and carry on the business  as heretofore.   Dated 19th July 1900.  NOTICE.  A meeting is called of the organized labor of  Nelson for Friday evening in Fraternity hall to  to meot D. J. O'Donohoe, Dominion Labor Commissioner. Mr. O'Donohoo will addross the  meeting. J. H. MATHESON,  Secretary Trades and Labor Council.  NOTICE.  The Nelson Tinners; Union having secured  tho support of their employers have agreed to  adopt the nlno hour day, commencing August 1.  All Union tinners will please accept this notice.   (Sgd.)        WM. PARIS, Sec.    "  POPNDKEEPEB'S   NOTICE,  Notice is horeby given that I have caused to  be impounded one grey horse, aged, 11} hands.  Owner can have same by paying charges.  W. R. JARVIS.  ing operated and are working  smoothly. A depth of 209 feet  has been attained in the shaft, and  the principal development work at  present is in the way of the drifts  and crosscuts. A force of 09 men  is employed and the mine is shipping at the rate of from two to five  cars per day.  News of a great strike comes from  the City of Paris, in Central camp,  where the tunnel at the 200-foot  level last Tuesday .week ran' into a  body' of ore, a-.sample of which  gave assay returns of $1,144.98; and  this was not a' picked specimen,  either. South of tiie main tunnel,  in the east drift which was run for  exploration purposes, ' a ledge of  galena was found last winter and  was followed for 800 feet. Prom  this lead a trial shipment was made  to the Trail smelter a short time  since and gave returns of $18 to the  ton. Thus it would seem that the  City of Paris is a mine in more ways  than one. - ���        ���  The smelter returns of-a carload  of ore from the -Arlington* mine'  'near Erie have ---just - been received.  The shipment consisted of nearly 23  tons of crude ore, and netted  $1,233.66. The ore is a sulphide  and carries the great majority of  its values in gold.  A Stern Revenge.  Manila; July 26.���At Oroquieta,  in northern Mindanao; two soldiers  entered a native store for the purpose of buying food. While there  one of them was killed by a b'olo  and his head severed from his body.  The other escaped" and* gave the  alarm. A company of the 40th infantry, ' stationed at Cagayan, repaired to Oroquieta and killed 89  natives, 30 of them being in a single  house." Subsequently 'the"gunboat'  Callao commanded ' by lieutenant  George H. Bradshaw, shelled Oroquieta burning the warehouse. One  of the crew was killed.'  HOTEL ARRIVALS.  PHAIR.���A. B. Cranston. F. W. Pretty, W.  Patterson. G. C.McKay. AV. R. McLean. V. It.  'I amblyn, D. Kelly; Rossland; F. P. Buchanan.*  Montreal; A. N. Mount and wife, Winnipeg; C,  Bontein and wife, England: A. W. Giles, Toronto.     .   , '  HUMJC.-J. T. Doble. Mitche^ Ont.} F. D.  White, J. N. Boyd. G. W. Lawsnn. Toronto: D.  R. Young, Rossland; J. W. Pont��U. G. XV. Williams, Spokane; S. Vija, Hamilton, Ont; C. H.  Bradwin. London, Qnt.; , J. ijeveridge, H. D.  Mackinnpn,' f. Buscombe, G. Buscombe, Vancouver: James Fitzgerald, Ainsworth.  QUKKN'S-K.'Busholl,   Trout  Lake;   A. J.  MacGibbon, Powder Point; J. D.  Hinklo,. Spo-,  kano; T. J. Smith, Greenwood; J. W. Kytc. silverton; J. M. Bcndrum, Silverton; A. B. Teeter,  Slocan City; J. J. Humphrey, Spokane.  BUSINESS  MENTION.  This (Friday) afternoon from 3 to  5 o'clock p.m. dance at"|<ake Park Pavilion for  children only. A few smalt prizes for the little  ones.  Adwfsaion free.  Boy Wanted���At grocery store,  corner Josephine and Silica.  ��� Lost���A brown paper parcel and  a canvas ytcbel.  A reward of $5 will be paid  -for the return ofsame_to the Sherbrooke House.  To Rent���Large'furnished rooms  ���Apply McDonald Building.  Cottage to Rent���Furnished cottage to rent near corner of Mill and Stanley,  Apply to M. M. Fraser. C.P.R. freight shed.  Lost���Black cocker spaniel, an-  sweringtho name of Jack. Georgo A. Stewart  Potts. vVallace-Millcr block.  Wanted���Fuz-nished or unfurnished rooms.  Address, L. V., Tribune*.  For Rent���Small furnished house  for one month, from about AuBurt 10th. Cheap;  near city.  Apply Box 182, Post oflleo.  Furnished rooms  to let���Apply  Carney block, ono door oast of Oddfellow's hall.  Hack   calls left at. the   Pacific  Transfer barn on Vernon streot. Telephono  call SS.  For Rent���Dwelling on Carbonate  streot, next to ex-mayor Neolands, possession  July let; rent $25.  Knquiro Mrs. ltobinson.    ,  ':���**:  ROYAL SEAL  AND  KOOTENAY BELLE  CIGARS  UNION MADE  Kootenay Cigar Mfg. Go.  NEIBON-. BRITISH COLUMBIA  Paiace Wjeat NJar^et  Headquarters .  for all kinds of  Fresh and Cured Meats.  B  I  A feature will be made of the poultry and  ;ame trade. They will always be on hand dur-  -g their season.  J. L.  PORTER,, Prop.  160 Josephino St, between Baker and Vernon.  Telephone 169.  Refrigerators  Prices from $10 to $30  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  _.&_��}&_:__2__U��z��z��i&Ct_t��____: -m_t___i___i___ii______i___i___i___i___i___i___ .  /^���^^���^���^^^^^^^���ST- ^9^9^9,^9^9,!9^^9'^9^9'!9^^  Mr *_t  to   185 Baker Street. Telephone IO.   to  ffl iti  {t         KIRKPATRICK &  WILSON.         t  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  We have removed our place of business  for the next few months to the old Burni  shop, next to the Nelson Hotel, where we  hope to see all our old- customers and manjr  new ones.' Give us a call.  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  to   Telephone 10  185 Baker Street  xti  ffl  ffl  to  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  Car Load of Lake of the  Woods Flour Has Just  Been" Received. ^ "  Cheapest Place in Nelson to Outfit  Houston Block.  Telephone 161.  P. O. Box 176.  JOHN A. IRVING & CO.  Kootenay Electric Supply & Construction Co., Ltd.  ���        i  Electric Fixtures Electric Fans  Medical Batteaies  HOUSTON BLOCK,  CORNJUJB BAKER AND JOSEPHINE STREETS.  Nelson, B. C.  We have sold 75 per cent of all the  Portland Cement  ^"^    Tlpe~BricK~Fipe^Clay  and Sewer Pipe  USED IN KOOTENAY  Wi  Just received carload Dominion Ale and Porter  (PINTS AND QUARTS)  Dominion White Label Ale (pints and quarts).   This is  . the finest Ale brewed in Canada.  Dominion Bulk Ale (15 gallon kegs)  Teacher's Scotch Whiskey is still the best. f.  H. J. EVANS & CO.  j*j^ "Sb jSft *5& *^^ ���  ^���^^tf!^��g^��g^��g^��i^^>tf^��'tf^��ig_^*tf^*^^*  P, Burns & Go.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Head Office at ' ,  NELSOtf, B. 0.  Markets at   Nelson,   Rossland,  TraU,   Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, Nev  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson, Grand Forks, Green-wood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver.  'Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  ALL KINDS OP  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson JJ#   (J#   TRAVES,   Manager  ORDERS BY MAIL RECEIVE CAREFUL AND PROMPT ATTENTION.'  -f:~!?  hMeM^k%^^M��mh^k^Ki &  ^^^^M__f_k__WBm  gWsggfe  r.t_?___?.;i\r<*~  ^-���':y;.-;r��'.n,',-wn^X"i."'a''/��

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