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 tm&m__*mm*m-K_��~.~**~,  II I Ill IMI  DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  <i*l  -.,���  ' 4.r  ���S.3I  EIGHTH YEAR  NELSON:  SATURDAY MORNING JULY 28  J900  PRICE FIVE CENTS  <��  WASHINGTON LOSING HOPE  Conger Message Faked.  Washington, July 27.���Unless  some authentic assurance us to the  condition of the Americans in Pekin  roaches the state department  Avithin a day or two, the administration is likely to abandon whatever faith it has manifested thus  far in the truthfulness of Chinese  information. The state department is still receptive, though looking with growing coolness upon the  numerous edicts and telegrams  which are coming from China, all  without bringing any news.  The contributions of the day  AVfjrc from consul general Goodnow  ���at Shang-Hai and consul Fowler at  Che-Foo. Sb much of their messages as was given out for publication related to the welfare of certain American missionaries who  have been made the subject of  inquiry by relatives in this country.  The cables mangled these messages  and there is reason to doubt tho  value of the information attempted  to be conveyed through them. Mr.  Goodnow also had something to say  about the political situation, and it  is believed that that part of his  message Avas not of an. encouraging  character. At any' fate it was  withheld from the press.  Ever since the receipt at Tien-  Tsin of tho autograph message from  Mr.';Conger, dated at Pekin July  ���Ith,-*-the state department.officials  have had grave doubts as to the  authenticity of the cipher message  attributed to him and dated July  ISfch. lt seems that a Mr. Warren,  at present acting as British consul  at Shang-Hai, has been told by  Sheng, the famous Chinese director  of post and telegraphs, that Yuan,  the governor of , Shan Tung told  him- (Sheng) that a message had  passed-through to the United States  from Mr. Conger on the 18th of  July, telling of tthe condition at the  British legation. This cipher dis-  s patch was "faked"- by Chinese offi-  '���.cijfcl?:-'" It is poiuted out at. the,state  department, however, that there  are plausible explanations of this  curious fact, Avhich tend to show  the authenticity of the cipher  dispatch. ,  It is the earnest desire of the government that the forward movement on Pekiu be made at the  earliest possible moment. Although  neither General Chafee's rank nor  the number of troops under his  command Avould entitle this government to press him for the command of the inland forces, the government feels that he personally is  fit for such an honor, and if chosen  heAVould acquit himself Avith credit.  If another jeoinmauder be selected,  it is the wish of the president that  the American,forces.should not be  divided as to command, but that in  carrying out its share of any movement, all orders to the; American  force should go through general  Chafee.  "ffhe  Berlin, July 27.  Kaiser's Appeal.  -It is reported  that emperor William has written  letters to queen Victoria, emperor  Nicholas, emperor Francis" Joseph  and king Humbert, making a strong  appeal on behalf of the maintenance of harmony among ihe powers  against China, and dwelling strongly upon tho solidarity of interests  against the " yellow peril" by  Avhich all are threatened. The  Vorwaerts, which says that the  kaiser is secretly preparing a much  larger force for China, declares that  . this is being brought about by a  second appeal to the regiments  composing the army for volunteers  to serve in the second China corps.  Mail Service in Hawaii.  Washington, July 27.���The post  office department has announced  the establishment of. the first railway mail servico in Hawaii. The  line runs around the island of Oahu,  carrying the mails between Honolulu and Kahuku via Aiea, Pearl  City, Waipahu, Honoului, Walanae  aud Waiihu a distance of 72 miles  each way. Mails are carried six  times a week or as much oftener as  trains may run. The service began  oh June 14th.  United States' Policy Praised.  London, July 28.���The Daily  Graphic, commenting today upon  Germany's indignation at the attitude of the United States toAvards  China, contends that save for the  fact that secretary Hay is less  vindictive, there is no difference of  policy   between Washington   and  Berlin. "By the exercise of a little  sobriety," it says, "the United  States government has been careful  to keep open diplomatic channels,  Avhile it is not a Avhit less zealous or  active for the rescue of the Europeans in Pekin than Germany. It  is precisely a case justifying the  policy of holding the candle to the  devil, and Mr. Hay cannot be blamed  for taking that course. Certainly  such speeches as emperor William  made yesterday are calculated to  do more harm than good."  IN PURSUIT OF THE BOERS  Are Hemmed In.  London,-. July 27, 11:20 p.m.-���The  Avar office has received the folIoAV-  ing   dispatch   from lord Roberts:  "French   and    Hutton   continued  their pursuit, on July 25th.   The  former crossed Oliphant's river and  from the high ground on the east  bank he could see Middleburg and?  the enemy retiring in great   disorder.     The ' main    road    north  was    blocked    for-  several   miles  with horsemen and wagons.   The  enemy's rear was then seven miles  north and the mounted forces were  still west of the river.     Night was  closing in, the rain was falling in  torrents-and so it was impossible to  follow.. The night Avas terrible. In  addition to the rain, a strong;east  wind made the bivouac most" uncomfortable.    On officer, I regret to  say,  died   of   exposure, and   the  mortality  among  the mules   and  oxen was great.    The men made  light of their hardships and were in  famous spirits wheu I saw them  yesterday.  "Hunter has occupied Fourier-  burg and so far as I know did not'  suffer loss. He found Mrs. Steyn,  Avife of the ex-president, and several of our men whom Dewet- had  captured at different times, and  Avhom he "was unable to .send to  Machadodorp.       0  "The - enemy in - the- Bethlehem  hills are now closed in. Basutoland  is .closed to them. , Harrismith is  the only-line open and - it will: not  be easy for; them'[to.:reach there  wi'tlf guns'and:wa;gbnsJ.*"-���*' "'���^-������^���-���*.'*  ' "Broadwood^ is }'still-. watching.  Christian Dewet. who has taken up  a position on the high hills near.  Iteitzburg, about seven miles south  of tho Vaal. P. Dewet, a younger  brother of Christian, surrendered  at Kroonstadt yesterday."  "Barron reports from Krugers-  dorp that he has reconnoitered the  railway to Bank station, where the  train Avas wrecked oh July 19th  and has been able to replenish his  supplies.   ,  . "Methuen's column, Avhich has  reached the Krugersdorp-Potchef-  stroom raihvay, is now moving on  Potchefstroom.  "Buller reports that the railway  was opened to Heidelburg yesterday giving us through, communication to Natal."  DEFENDING CREAT BRITAIN  Salisbury's Reply.  London, July 27.���In the house  of lords, the earl of Wemyss asked  whether the premier, lord Salisbury, had received information  "confirming the vieAv of one of our  military attaches to the effect that  it Avas all important that England  should be entirely unassailable by  November next, and whether he  had satisfied himself that our means  of defence were such as to render  all attempts at invasion futile."  Lord Salisbury demanded the  name of such attache.  The earl of Wemyss���"I cannot  give it.     .  Lord Salisbury���"Then you have  no right to quote him."  The earl of Wemyss'���"You have  no right to ask it."  Lord Salisbury, proceeding with  warmth, said the earl of Wemyss'  inability to quote the name was  evidence that the story was pure  invention. He said he had never  heard that it was important that  England should be unassailable by  November. He understood, however, that a number of shooting  stars might be.apprehended in November. . If his Albert Hall speech on  this subject were read in -its entirety, it would be seen he had not  pointed to any immediate danger.  He believed the defences were quite  adequate, and he. had every confidence in the future.    -  The earl of Rosebery said it was  to be regretted that the premier  had imported so much heat into his  reply. He ' thought the earl 5* of  Wemyss should not have mentioned  the anonymous attache, and said  lord Salisbury's Albert hall speech  had intensified the anxiety of tjhis  country by its extraordinarily inadequate conclusion. It was not  enough to tell the Primrose League  to form rifle clubs to protect liberty,  when "so, vast a body' of reservists  was locked up ten miles away. The  secretary of war had made innumerable statements in the house and  had developed schemes of national'  .defence^biit .the commander-in-chief  had never pressed ,the support- of-  the schemes. The matter ��� was  grave, as parliament would shortly  adjourn.  mons today, William Pritchard-  Morgari, member for Merthyr-Tyd-  vil, who has extensive business  interests in China, asserted that he  had the most reliable information  that all the foreign ministers  (except baron von Ketteler, the  German minister)-in Pekin were  alive on Tuesday, July 24.  Price'of Copper.  London, July 27,-^-Copper closing:  Spot ��73, futures��73, 0s 3d; market  firm.    MYSTERY STILL CONTINUES  NEGRO'S DESPERATE FIGHT  FIRE AT FURNITURE STORE  - -'���=-Cordingly-Arrested.-- ������  About 12:30 o'clock yesterday  fire was discovered in the premises  of the Nelson Furniture Company,  composed of E. C. Cordingly and  A.* W. Purdy. The flames were located in the sheet iron addition at  the rear of the building and spread  so rapidly that the destruction of  the entire building Avas quickly  threatened. The fire department  did excellent work, however, and  by 1 o'clock had practically extinguished the fire. A large quantity of furniture Avas stored in the  addition, which was also used as a  workshop, and much of this was a  total loss, while the damage  throughout by smoke and water  Avas heavy.  A rather startling sequel to the  fire was'the arrest last evening of  E. C. Cordingly, one of the partners,  on a warrant sworn out by Mr.  Purdy alleging him to be guilty of  arson. The information A\*as laid  and the warrant issued within three  hours of the fire. In the meantime  Mr. Cordingly had left for Five-mila  Point on a business trip. He returned in the evening and was  found at his residence at 8:30 o'clock  by chief Jarvis, and the warrant  ���was executed. Mr. Cordingly Avas  escorted to the police station, where  he was closeted with his solicitor,  W. A. Galliher, for over an hour.  Up to 10 o'clock no bail had been  arranged. The defendant, who  describes the matter as spite work,  will be arraigned before magistrate  Crease at 10 o'clock this morning.  o       New Orleans Tragedy.  Neav Orleans," July ' 27.���-Corporal Porteous and corporal John  Lally were killed by negroes at the  corner of Saratoga and* Clio streets  this afternoon and officer Jackson  wounded. Tbe man who did the  shooting is Robert Charles. Charles was killed at 4:40 p. m. Four  warehouses have been set on fire,  all the militia have been called out  and trouble is expected_,tonight.'   ���  New Orleans, July 27.���After a  desperate battle lasting for several  hours, in which he succeeded in  killing   sergeant   Porteous, ��� Andy  -yankuren,-keeper-of-the-police=jailr  and Alfred J. Bloomfield, a young  boy, and fatally wounding corporal  John F. Lally, John Banoiller, ox-  policeman Frank Evans, A. S. Lb-  clote, one of the leading confectioners of the city and more or less  seriously shooting several citizens,  the negro desperado Robert Charles,  Avho killed captain Day and patrolman Lamb and badly wounded  officer Mora, was smoked out of his  hiding place in the heart of the  residential section of the' city and  literally shot to pieces.  The tragedy was one of the most  remarkable in the history of the  city, and 20,000 people, soldiers,  policemen and citizens were gathered ��� round , the square where  Charles was finally put to death.  Tremendous excitement reigned in  New Orleans as the battle went on  between the police and the citizens  and the negro with his Winchester.  After the tragedy avbs over  statements were made that the man  killed was not really the desperado  Avho had killed Day and Lamb, but  papers found on his person and the  fact that he fought so desperately  for his life, and shot so accurately,  seem to leave little doubt that the  right man was put to death.  Gompers' Mission Failed.  CniCAGO, July 27.���The efforts of  president Gompers of the American  Federation of Labor to bring about  a settlement of the Chicago labor  troubles has apparently failed.  Pritchard-Morgan's Information.  London, July 27.���In the course  of  a debate in  the house of  corn-  Varying Report,9 From China.  London, July 28,f.4 a. m.���Lyman  J. Gage's statement that there is  still hope but it is Constantly diminishing, is held here to, define accurately the situation^'The" Chinese  minister in Londpn'sisir Chi Chen Lo  Fend Lu, yesterday* received-a telegram from Cheng;'director of railways and telegraphs, to the effect  that an imperial decree in the following terms was issued on July  24th. '   -<V  " It is fortunate that all the foreign representatives except baron  von Ketteler. are Lfound to be in  safety and lUnhafmed. Provisions  in the shape* ;of .foodstuffs, vegetables and fruits wilLb'e supplied to  the legations in'order to/show, our  courtesy."    *        ''*.,_ ��  The Morning Post goes so far as  to assert that ther'd-vis noAV direct  communication between the Chinese  authorities at^/Pekiu aiid London  and   that, tiie.ministers are   safe.  However this may, be,1 it is quite  certain that* the' attempts, of the  French, Italian and other consuls to  get direct replies from Pekin have  utterly'failed,- and it is pointed out  the'ability to supply .'the legations  with fruit and .vegetables involves  the conclusion that communication  is not impeded by-,the Boxers. Thus,  despite, the/daily alternation   of  hopes   and -fears^ the   reiterated  Chinese assertions of the safety of  the   ministers.'/fail' to   carry  conviction, ,and .'the/ decision- of Tthe  United-States not"to delay, military  measures'is approved was -the' only  .course to'piU'HueT'^V&Nv,^   "    '-���'.,'  The Daily News says negotiations  with   the   Chinese   authorities,   if  there be any ..authorities in China,  are useless. ' It is said that as early  as July 12th an appeal from the  emperor of China to queen Victoria,  for mediation dated * July 3rd was  handed to the marquis of Salisbury  and it is understood. that the other  powers   were   not   communicated  Avith until July 20th.  - The Shang-Hai correspondent of  the Daily Express asserts that three  versions of sir Claude MacDonald's  letter of July 0 th are current there,  and that it is believed that all three  originated from Chinese sources. He  add, however, that Li Hung Chang  says the legation' .party ought to  reach Tien-Tsin on Sunday.  The Morning Post's correspondent at Che-Foo, Aviring on Wednesday, says there is a rumor that  prince Ching rescued the legation-  ^ersandconveyedthem���to_a���place  of safety.  Eighteen missionaries have been  massacred at Tung Chau, where the  churches have been burned.  General sir Alfred Gazelle has  started for Taku.  THREE SUITSJF INTEREST  Mining ClaimsTnvolved.  Three writs which were issued  yesterday in the supreme court are  the first steps in actions Avhich will  be of peculiar interest' to all prospectors and mining men. In the  first two the point raised, is a nice  point of mining law, and one which  has never before been tested in the  courts. The third case, if successful and S. S. Taylor, Q. C, is confident of Avinning, -will revolutionize  the popular idea of the' accepted  law as to the relocation of mineral  claims.  The first two writs are in the  actions of ��Lawr vs. Mowat and  Lowr vs. Parker. The first action  asks that D. T. Mowat's location of,  the Britannic be declared unlawful,  arid the second that Charles Parker's retention of the Blue Jay be  pronounced illegal. The facts are  as follows:  The plaintiff, W. Lawr, located  the Ida on Morning Mountain and  also the Rebecca, an extension of  the former, and after obtaining the  necessary permission, he did assessment work for both claims on the  Ida, and duly received a certificate  of work. When the Venus was  surveyed, however, it appeared  that the work by mistake had been  done'inside the.-Venus* boundary  line. Later on D. T. MoAvat; relocated the Ida as the Britannic, and"  W. H. Warren tho Rebecca'as the  Blue Jay. ��� Subsequently Warren  sold the Blue Jay to J. F. Holden,  Avho resold it to Charles Parker,  hence the actions.  < In* the third case H. M. Paulson is  adversing J. Hendryx' application for a crown grant on the  "Pearl, situated on Duncan river. It  appears that in 1898 the plaintiff  staked the property as the Iron  ,Chief, and has received two certificates of work thereon. ,' J. Hendryx"  restaked, the, claim as the Pearl,  surveyed it and is.; applying for a  croAvn grant as stated above. ' Mr.  Hendryx' contention is that when  the Iron Chief was located, the.  ground was already occupied by a  .valid.-;.locatioQ,,,.-and ;. that jconser.  quently Paulson's location was'void.'  Subsequently that location" ran out,  aud then Hendryx restaked it.  out the southern * provinces of  China. The organization is distinctly anti-foreign, and anti-  Manchu and members of Canton  troops are enrolled in its ranks. A  rumor is current in Canton that the  ''Triads" are preparing for a night  attack on the Shameen, and that  the first sign will be the absconding  of native servants. The greatest  apprehension prevails although at  present Canton is ' quiet. Many  "Triads" have been arrested in  Hong Kong during the last few  months.       ROWDIES ARE UNDISMAYED  BUSINESS IS MUCH BRISKER.  Prince Tuan Reported Killed.  London, July 28.���The Shang-Hai  correspondent of the Daily Express  wiring yesterday says : "It is reported here that a large section of  the Boxers has revolted against  prince Tuan, alleging that he is  making a tool of them for his .oavii  ends. A desporate conflict took  place outside, of Pekin on Sunday.  Prince Tuan personally led his fol-  lowers, tAvo of the generals having  deserted him. The battle lasted  several hours, and prince Tuan was  defeated and killed."   . ...  Legations Reported Safe;  Brussels, July 27,���The Belgian  vice-consul at Tien-Tsin, in a  despatch dated Che-Fob, July 26th,  says: "It is persistently reported  here that the legations are safe and  sound and under the protection of  the Chinese government. About  ten thousand Chinese soldiers are  entrenched at Pei-Tsang, 14 kilometres from Tien-Tsin."  To Bring Li Back.  Hong Kong, July 27���It is asserted here that the Chinese transport  now coaling at Canton is going to  Shang-Hai to bring Li Hung Chang  back. The United States auxiliary  cruiser Buffalo, and the British  third-class cruiser MohaAvk have arrived here.  SOUTH AFRICAN CAMPAIGN  Roberts' Fresh Advance.  Neav York, July 27.���A dispatch  to the Tribune from London says:  The campaign in South Africa  has taken an unexpected turn.  Lord Roberts' army has advanced  to Brobkhorst Spruit, about half  way betAveen Pretoria and Middel-  burg. He is leaving Pretoria and  Johannesburg under a strong guard  and acting on the theory that the  Boers profit by his halts and lose  whenever his commands are in  motion. The Boers have attempted  to thwart hs plans by raids west  "and nortirofTPretbria and to hold  him back by hanging on his flanks,  just as tliey did when he set out  from Bloemfontein to Pretoria.  He has again pushed ahead aud is  striking for the gatoAvays to the  Lydenburg district, leaving lord  Methnn and general Baden-Powell  to suppress the raiders in the western district and Colonel BroadAVOod  to pursue genoral Dewet across the  Vaal. It is not clear whether DeAvet  has made a fresh haul of 200 prisoners belonging to tho Welsh fusileers  near Rooderval or Avliother this incident is an amended form of the  previous account of the capture of  300 Highlanders.  The situation is most confusing  and veterans are shaking their  hands over it, but apparently lord  Roberts has decided that the best  method of suppressing guerrilla  warfare is to follow the raihvay toward the entrance of the Lydenburg district and to cut off Boer  communications with the only remaining base of supplies at Delagoa  Bay. The plan is" a bold one, since  commandoes of raiders are proAvling  about in many directions, but lord  Roberts counts without doubt upon  effective support from sir Redvers  Buller and also upon the paralyzing  effect of a renewal of the adA-ance  toAvard Kruger's last stronghold.  Triads Become Active.  Hong Kong, July 27.���The signs  of increasing activity on the part of  a secret society known as the  "Triads" are causing alarm. The  Boxers are believed to be an offshoot of the "Triads," whose ramifications are widespread through-  Inflammatory Placards.  London, July 28.���The Canton  correspondent of , the Daily Telegraph, in a dispatch dated Wednesday, says:  - There are daily arrests of Boxers  and smugglers loaded with arms  and ammunition. Execution quickly  follows. But the rowdy element  remains practically undismayed.  In the country districts, the people  are more threatening * and bolder  than in the city. Inflammatory  placards are freely posted, such as  the following:  "We, the Chinese children of the  sages, are faithful and filial, as well  as modest. How does it come to  pass then that any of us so far fort-  gets himself; as to become the  proselyte of a barbarian religion ?  Tens of thousands-of "native converts have been killed in north  China and their houses and possessions destroyed., Because of this  all the countries of the Avorld have  sent armies to Tien-Tsin to save  the converts. This they have  failed to do. The barbarian  troops have been slaughtered just as  you kill chickens and.dogs. You  converts have involved the barbarians in this trouble. , We look upon  you as rebels, and soon your doom  will overtake ��� you. . Unhappy, is  your condition,* for all-men-hate  and. despise you.��� Great is your, distress. Your, hands ,hang.< helpless  by your sides, v Despair .^has/seized  -your .-minds. Death/;;alone, will  relieve you.- - By.following the doctrines of theie Vrenegades*.1 and f or-?  eigners you have forfeited your  rights as men. ' We warn you to  fly to safe hiding places Avhile yet  there is opportunity.".  m___mmmm__________________mmmmm_________mmmm_m ">  Russian Encampment Burned.  St. Petersburg, July 28.���The  Russian general; staff- has received  news from Aigun, on the Amur  river, of the burning by the Chinese  of an encampment there occupied  by Russians.  Copper Find in Natal:  London, July 28.���The Durban  correspondent of the Standard says  that an important discovery of  copper was^madein northern Natal,  and that the lode is reported to be  four feet wide.   NO QUARTER FROM CERMANS  _\  Wholesalers' Report.  The    feeling      among    Nelson"  wholesalers this week is quite buoy- ***  ant. Business seems to have picked'  up to  a marked  degree  and the  .  leading wholesalers are a unit in x ���  the opinion that an era of much  more than ordinary activity is in..^.,,  sight.    One factor in this desirable^^1  state of affairs is the briskness "of \>rf,  trade in the Slocan.   A prominent' Jif^;,  salesman just returned from -this^*f|*  district says:     "Business-has.not;*y^f  not been firmer or prospects bright-^-jRaf  er for two years at least:   The Slo-^-%||  can mines are all operating which' t/|����  with the outfitting of prospectors^;^  has   toned" business   up  consider-Srr?t$f  ably."   . 1       , '   ���    '^.^r~yyM  .   Yesterday's   shipments were;'asV,'j-^i  follows: -v* '- ,-> -.-"'. f$a|  Lawrence   Hardware   Company, *|fl|p|  hardware and   mining"supplies.-^'''f.l"_W  Ymir, Kaslo, Ainsworth, Pilot Bay;*f*?pp  Granite, Salmo, Greenwood,' Eholt;/'k4^  Slocan City and Lake Points.   y-^C-^im  H. J. Evans. & 'Co:,, commission^M  merchants.���Silverton, New Denver^^fM  Cranbrook, Robson, Rossland," Enter-' \$m\  prise Landing and Kaslo.     ,> -^ji^S  .    Starkey & Co., - commission - mer(|j5^^  chants.���Sandon, Moyie, Cranbrook/t^-fS  Slocan City, Whitewater^ Creston 1";.^  and Rossland.    .     .        '     ':<��&���_ 1 >>*��^j  .   W. F. Teetzel & Co.^  afiwS&ra$*?&  supplies:���Fort, Steele," Kimberley,'^ {^��,  Ymir, Rossland'ahd'Kaslo.1^*l/)V jP^M'i  -    Brackman <-"& Ker Milling, Com "  pany,  Limited, flour > and. feed.���**��  Lardo, Porto Rico, Ainsworth,'Cres-.^^  ton,, Nakusp, Robson   and  *Nine-^s>*^  Mile Point. <t .'-   ���    <, l^^f  Kootenay Supply Company, Lim-/^fj  ited,-  Avholesale. grocers. ��� Grand'A^J  Forks, Ymir, Sandon, Kaslo, Slocan ^  City, NewDenver, Moyie, Erie-andJfcM  Kitchener. ' :     ', /^{%^"  ��� Turner^ Beeton & Co., liquors'und$$%  dry goods.���Coryelle, Slocan City,^1  Ymir, Salmo, Kaslo, Movie,1 :Green^t^1  wood and Robson;  .California'; Wine .Co,'..Limited,5^  wine's and cigars :���Phoenix, Silver^  ton, Cascade, Grand Forks, -Cran-Ap  brook, Fernie, Sandon, Fort Steele,;*  .. ���'v_   The Kaisor's-Farewell.���=   Berlin, July 27.���The Lokal  Anzeiger says the emperor when  addressing the troops at Bremer-  haven before they sailed for China,  referred first to the responsibilities  Avhich had sprung up for the German empire abroad during the last  decade. "German troops," he said,  "must now show in the face of tho  enemy Avhether their tendencies-  tendencies Avhich German military  methods had followed���Avere right.  "Their comrades of the marine  had already proved that their training and principles upon which'"'that  arm of the forces had been built up,  Avere right ones; and noAV it was  for the troops to do the same. If  you close Avith the enemy, remember this, spare nobody. Make no  prisoners. Use your weapons so  that for a thousand years hence ho  Chinaman will dare look askance at  any German. Open the way for  civilization once for all."  Soon Will Advance on Pekin.  London, July 27.���The only information regarding China that  the parliamentary secretary of the  foreign office, William St. John  Broderick, was able to impart to  the house of commons today was  that preparations for the advance  on Pekin seemed to be approaching  completion^   Loyal Orange Officers.  New York, July 27���The Imperial council of the Loyal Orange  institution continued its triennial  meeting today, John W. Bell of  Ontario presiding.  .Greenwood,   Rock   Creek, r_Cam_\^p%  rMcKinney, Westbridge,. Columbia:!^?  Bull, Creek, Midway, Moyie) Coma-/   '  plix, and Slocan City. *" /' .'/j-  . J. Y. Griffin & Co., provisions andl>{$  produce:���Slocan City, Ymir, San/ _��$%  don, Trail, Greenwood, Revelstoke^*",-' Ki  Moyie, Fernie and Kaslo. / V  John Cholditch & Co., wholesale >''  grocers:���Midway, Rossland, Trail,^'  ,Kaslo, Cranbrook,'Ferguson, Farron.r  Grand Forks, Trout Lake City,/  Eholt, Anaconda, Ymir, NeAV Den-i  ver, Phoenix, Sandon. * /  Nelson   Saw   &   Planing   Mills;/  Limited,  sash   and   doors:���Cranbrook,   Kaslo,   Waneta and Ross--^  land. ���'" _  A. Macdonald <fc Co., wholesale  grocers: Waneta, Ymir, Hall,Sid- ��|  ing, Sandon, Slocan City, Kitchener,  Erie, Fire Valley, Kaslo, Slocan  Junction, Ferguson," and West  Robson.  Kootenay   Cigar   Manufacturing  Co.:���Kaslo,_Sandon,_Fernie,-Moyie-=  and Cranbrook.  M  ���,-fti  4  *\  ���i-l  .th\  Revenge for Germany and Russia.  London, July 28.-4 a.m.���The  attitude of Germany and the  United States respectively towards  the Chinese problem is a theme of  considerable discussion. It is stated  iu Berlin Avith a sIioav of authority  that both Germany and Russia are  determined to inflict exemplary  punishment. The Berlin papers on  the Avhole adversely criticize president McKinley's conciliatory policy.  America Buys Islands.  Washington, July 27.���Arrangements have practically been completed for the purchase from Spain  by the United States of the islands  of Cibitu and Cagayen, which Avere  left in Spanish possession by the  treaty of Paris, although part of  the Philippine archipelago. The  purchase price was not made  public.      ,    General Massacre Going On.  London, July 28.���The Daily Express has the following from Che-  Foo, dated July 27th: "Four more  British missionaries have been murdered in the province of Shan Si.  News from native Christian sources  says that for eight days a general  massacre of foreigners has been in  progress in the provinces of Ho  Nan and Shan Si."  Victoria Cross Conferred  London, July 27.���The Victoria  Cross has been conferred upon  captain C. Mansel- Jones of the West  Yorkshire regiment for bravery at  the battle of the Tugela.  " t ** f "** ^_   7-^'I-.'!r"''��i*  g_k < ���*���;��,&-������,' l^M!km*%$4  ,;A   *,_   "-i.^  ���M��*iS��  "���"^-f;__tm THE TRIBUTE:  NELSON B. C SATURDAY JULY 28 1900  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY.  Wiltons  Axminsters  Brussels  Tapestries  Take your choice, select your  pattern, show us the floor, you  have no more worry.^  Prices aiid quality always satisfactory. We sew and lay all  carpets free of charge.  We carry a good assortment  of opaques and can fill orders  for any size blinds and will be  glad to quote prices for special  sizes.  I  v  ��he ��ribmte*  .J The Canadian Northern   is the  i- name  of the new railway  which  /Messrs.   Mackenzie   &   Mann   are  ';" booming as a new transcontinental  '-* line to compete with tiie Canadian  -Pacific.    The project has  created  much speculation, but the public is  ' not yet settled   in its own -"mind,  .whether   the �� prospect which the  hew road offers of competition with  _ the Canadian Pacific is illusory or  'real. -Its promoters have certainly  , had several clashes with the Cana-  . dian Pacific interest, but there is a  ^suspicion  that   something   in  the  nature of an -understanding exists-  between the two companies.   The  ' proposition which the new company  lays before the British investor is  the taking over of the Rainy River,  '   Manitoba, South Western, Dauphin  ��� and other-links-of-railway-in-On-  tario and Manitoba, and the building of connectors east and feeders  as far west as the Rockies, Avith  ultimately an outlet. on the Pacific  Coast.    Something more may probably be   heard   of . the   Canadian  Northern   before the close of the  present session   of the  provincial  legislature.   Its promoters may desire to build into that   northern  wilderness of British Columbia in  ��� which   Joseph  Martin   feared his  . state-owned raihvay project would  be starved to death.  , To facilitate the delivery of the  mail  in the city of Toronto the  postmaster-general     has     ordered  three automobiles from the National  Cycle and  Automobile   Company.  ���  The machines are to be delivered  inside of a month and will be employed in speeding mail, Which has  been previously sorted oh the mail  trains, from the union station to  the several city delivery offices.   In  the East the postal facilities are  worked out upon a basis of seconds.  In Kootenay a day is used as the  unit in reckoning.  POSTMASTER-GENERAL      MULOCK  does not intend that his fair-wages  resolution shall be a meaningless  set of words. At Hull the contractor on- the post office building  refused to recognize the union scale  of wages for stone masons. The  matter was brought to the attention of the postmaster-general, who  is also acting minister of public  works. His reply was that the  government had not paid the contractor anything upon account, and  that nothing would be paid unless  the contractor paid the current  rate of wages. It is needless to  say that the union scale Avas recognized shortly afterwards.  The efficiency of the local fire  department again saved Nelson  from a serious fire yesterday. There  AA'ere a few minutes lost in getting  the alarm turned in but the delay  did not result in any additional  loss. The response of the department was prompt, and three Avell  directed streams of water speedily  brought what looked like the  makings of a big fire under control.  It almost looks as if it is impossible'  for a fire to gain much headway in  Nelson. Nelson has the men and  the means for fighting fires, and its  luck never deserts it.  Hamilton must be a sadly degenerate place. Its people do not play  baseball on Sunday, but they will  not go to church. So great is the  falling off in church attendance  since the warm weather set in that  it is now proposed to close three-  quarters of the city churches during  the summer. The advocates of this  move say that it will, economize in  light and effort, aud that by consolidating the congregations worshippers will not get lonely during  the service. ^  Co-operation in Mining.  Lardeau Eagle.  Seven weeks ago there Avas a  mineral claim on the Silver Cup hill  knoAvn as the Triune, Avith one  assessment done; no trail, and no  money to develop it. A few miners  co-operated, leased the property  and "with the owners cut a trail  from' Ten-Mile to the claim. Last  week a 20-ton shipment of clean  high-grade ore came down through  Ferguson on its Avay to the Trail  smelter, and two ton a day is now  being sacked; all this in seven weeks.  Today the co-operative labor of six  men has made a shipping mine in  seven weeksi without one cent of  assistance from outside capital.'The  local merchant will not even have  to Avait sixty days for his account,  as the returns from the' first shipment will be here in a few days.  The Eagle does not wish to convey  the idea that this could be repeated'  in every case ; but fellow "waitors"  if there was more co-operation of  labor and less waiting for capital,  this district would' soon take its  rank in the front row. The time to  begin is right now. -  Republic Mill.  Major R. J. Edwards-Leckie,  manager of the Republic mine, is  registered at the Hotel Phair. He  states that the Republic. camp is  looking very bright, and that the  commencement 'of operations at the  Republic "mine mill will inaugurate  a boom in the camp. The mill -has  a daily capacity of 200 tons, and  Avhen the furnaces, now almost  erected, are complete the plant will  -be started.���Republic-ores-only-will-  be handled on the start, a large  quantity of ore having been  accumulated on the dumps and in  the ore bins. The republic people  hrve the control of the Quilp property, and the ores from this mine  will be milled when the Republic  dumps are someAvhat reduced. The  Tom Thumb and Lone Pine properties desire to send their product to  the Republic mill, and as contracts  will probably be closed, a considerable addition to the capacity of the  plant is likely to be made before  the year is out.  Yesterday's Mining Records.  Yesterday's mining records were:  Certificates of improvements���To  Thomas R. Rrench and Isaac Erick-  son of Kaslo, on the Venango and  Shenango mineral claims.  Locations���The Old Hat on divide  between Forty-nine and Bird creeks  ���about one and a half miles from  Government trail, by Robert Spencer ; the Richmond on. Jubilee mountain, a relocation of the -B..C. by Joe  Gauthier; the Kitchener at the head,  of Mill creek; a relocation of the  Garfield by Nelson Chisholm; the  Darval at the headwaters of Five  mile and Boulder creeks.  Certificates of work���To Roderick  McDonald on the Golden Queen and  Margaretta; to Fred Boyer on the  Apex : to Daniel English on the St.  Peter and St. Jacob; to C. A. Cafihi  on the Barnhill.  ington may one day rival the  Payne. The old owners shipped  $300,000 worth of ore but they did  little or no development. They  simply took out all the ore in sight  and did nothing to improve the  mine. The present owners Major  Montgomery of New York, W. E.  Mann of Spokane.andJ.L.Retallack  will pursue systematic development.  R. Foran and J. Cliism returned  from the head of Lake creek .on  Sunday, where they have been doing  assessment Avork on the J. C. group,  consisting of six claims, the Win-  chestei", Suoav Storm, J. C, Lone  Star, Smuggler! and Utica, says.the  Lardeau Eagle. The open cuts made  expose some fine looking ore and  Mr. Foran says there is "slathers"  of it from one end of the group to  the other, in fact Mr. Foran has  staked an extension and is still on  the big strong leads. The J. ��� C.  group is near the great "lime dyke,"  aud horses can be ridden right from  Ferguson to the property, as also to  -the Empire,-Abbott, Wagner and  well-knoAvn groups in that area of  country.  The Whitewater has been the  chief shipper over the Kaslo & Slocan shis month, though the Payne  has shipped more over the Kaslo &  Slocan and C. P. R. combined. The  shipments via this port from July  1st to 10th totalled 305 tons, from  July 10th to 25th they were 830  tons, making the total for the 25  days this month 1135 tons.���Kaslo  Kootenaian.  There arc persistent rumors that  the War Eagle company intend to  do something towards' opening up  the CroAvn Point and Tiger on Lake  mountain. The compressor that  was borrowed from this mine was  lent to the Centre Star, but as that  mine is now having a first-class  plant installed and as the road to  the Crown Point is still in good  order, having been repaired for the  purpose of getting this machinery  out .of Tiger creek valley, there  should be no trouble in replacing  the plant if needed. There are  some very good mining buildings,  manager's house, boarding houses,  etc., still on the ground, Avhich have  been kept in thorough repair ever  since the shut down.  Yacht Racing at Montreal.  Montreal, July .27.���Duggan  won tAvo of the three races in the  trial series this afternoon at Dor-  val and'in the third was beaten by  a length and a half over the triangular course,by the Black Beauty,  sailed,by Mr. SherwoocU The trials  we're over the triangular andwind-  ward courses. The final trial will  take place tomorrow afternoon  AA'hen the defender will be chosen.  League Games.  St. Louis 10, Brooklyn 5.  Boston 3, Pittsburg 2.  NeAV York 4, Cincinnati 2.  Philadelphia 7, Chicago 4..-  Kansas City 0, Detroit 0.  Minneapolis 0, Indianapolis 0.  Milwaukee 8, Cleveland 5.  Syracuse 2, Springfield 5.  Providence 2, Rochester 0.  Chicago 3, Buffalo 5.  Montreal 1, Hartford 2.  Toronto 4. Worcester 3.  AND AMATEUR  PHOTOGRAPHERS'  SUPPLIES OF  ALL KINDS.  CANAMDM  & BOOK GO.  NELSON, b. c.  H. D.  ASHCROFT  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing promptly attended bo by a  first-class whoelwright.  Special attention given to aU kinds ot repairing and custom work from outside points.  Shop:   HaU St.. between Baker and Verno  Miscellaneous Mining News,  There are very good prospects of  the Washington mine starting up  shortly.   Many think the Washing-  Kootenay   Coffee   Co.  NELSON, B.O.  Coffee roasters and dealers in Tea and Coffee.  Offer fresh roasted ooffoe of best quality aa  follows:  Java and Arabian Macha, per pound $  10  Java and Mocha Tllend, 3 pounds  1 00  Fine Santos, I pounds .'.  1 00  Santos Blend, fi pounds  1 00  Our Special Blend. 6 pounds  1 00  Our Rio Roast, 6 pounds  1 00  A dual order sollolted. Salesroom 2 doors east  of Oddfellows block. West Baker street.  To  Mine  Managers and  Ore  Shippers.  AV. Pellew Harvey, F. C. S., assayer in charge  of the provincial government assay offlce, will  act as   shippers'   representative at any Coast  JD  rTi.P'i I i  Xif  ffl  iti  ffl  ffl  ffl  to  ffl  ffl  to  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  itili  ���JSf9_9:9'.  &i  CO  to  to  to  to  iti  iti  iti  to  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  to  iti  iti  iti  iti  to  iti  iti  SP  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.  VINE <&  CO.  ��*?>  *���<���?  ���^���a-a,s��'ji-afSfr,^'T>,S'-a>,ai,!fr,a,a''��ft'^'S'S _* ���_*-__'.__'.^.i*.0.0.0.0.0-0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0-0.0 ._!���  .0.0.0?__t>0_9.0'0;0'0'0raf.--.-m>__i 0.0.0-0  ^^^.^.^.^.^.^.^.^.^.^.^.^^.^.^.^.^.^.^.^3r^'��*:^:5t  Alex Stewart  Room 3, Turner & Boeeh Block.  NELSON.  Mines  Real Estate  Insurance  Loans  FOR   SALE   CHEAP.  S1G00 will buy choicest residence corner in city,  for two days only, SO by 120 feet. ,...,,  $225, $25 cash rest on lime, will buy lot in block  70. '   '  $150, 850 cash rest on time, will buy choice lot  in Bogustown, on car line. _  Molly Gibson and Exchequer shares for sale.  Wholesale  Houses  DERATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  THORPE & CO.. LIMITED.���Cornor Vernon  and Cedar streets, Nelson, manufacturers  of and wholesale doalers in aerated waters and  fruit syrups. Sole - agents for Halcyon Springs  mineral water.   Telephono 60.  ASSAYERS"   SUPPLIES.  WF. TEETZEL & CO.-Corner Bakor and  ��� Josephine streets, Nolson, wholesale dealers in aasayers supplios. Agents for Denver  Fire Clay Co. of Denver, Colorado.  CIGARS.  KOOTENAY   CIGAR   MANUFACTURING  CO.���Corner Baker and Hall streets, Nel  son, manufacturers of "Royal Seal" and "Koote ���  nay Belle" brands of cigars.   Five-roomed house to rent on Hendryx street,  $12.50 per inonth.  Wanted���Athabasca, Tamnrac and Noble Five  shares.  -  Alex Stewart  Room 3, Turner-Boeekh Block.  MONET T()lflAN  AT  ALL  TIMES  ON   IMPROVED    PROPERTY.  STRAIGHT LOANS  At 8 per cent, interest payable semi-annually.  INSTALLMENT PLAN LOANS  To pay oif a loan of $1000 with  interest and principal, tor a   period of five years..'.-...U.- ?20.90'per month  ���i����ii.rH -������:������:::::: l_i. �����   -  H.  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  J. EVANS & CO.���Baker street, Nelson  ��� wholosale dealers in liquors, cigars,  cement, fire briok and fire clay, water pipe j and  steel rails, and general commission merchants.  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY & CONSTRUCTION COMPAN Y���Wholesale dealers in telephones, annunciators, bulls, batterios,  fixtures, etc., Houston block. Nelson.   FLOUR AND FEED.  BRACKMAN-KER MILLING COMPANY  ���Cereals, Flour, Grain, Hay. Straight or  mixed cars shipped to, all - Kootenay Points.  Grain elevators at all principal points on Calgarj*-  Edmonton 11. R. Mills at Victoria, Now west-  minster. and Edmonton, Alberta.  TAYLOR FEED& PRODUCE'.CO.-Baker  street, Nelson (Georgo F. Motion's old  stand). Flour, Feed, Grain, Hay nnd' Produce.  Car lots a specialty. Correspondence solicited.  Phone 26.   FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  P    BURNS &   CO Baker  street,   Nelson,  ���   wholesale dealers in fresh and oured meats.  Cold storage.             - r  Pev   Ten years  Fifteen years  12'0  10 35  H. R. CAMERON  Baker Street, Nelson.     " Agent and Appraiser.  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE'AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  NIINING STOCKS  BOUGHT AND SOLD  Referendum Treasury Stock  Uicheliou, 1000  FOR SALE.  Six-room house, Humo Addition, $850.  A complete sot of tinner's tools.  A good shack.  CALL ON  H. A. Prosser  BROKER, WARD STREET       ���  J. E. ANNABLE  GENERAL BROKER  Threo dwelling houses  ���    sale on easy terms.  Ono lot on Stanley street, opposite Royal  hotel, for sale at a bargain.  One seven-roomed house and one three-room  house for rent. ^  ANNABLE.  handled.  Vancouver,  ���Th7.  tor  particulars  to  him at  MONEYTO LOAN  AT 7 PER CENT  ON BUSINESS PROPERTY  Apply O. Ij. LENNOX. SoUoltor. Nelson B. C  Notice to Union Men.  j   The grievance committee of  the Trades and Labor Council  have declared the Contractors  Lister and Kerr to be on the  unfair list, and all union men  and sympathizers are requested  to bear this in mind.  By Order of the Committee.    ,  GROCERIES.  A MACDONALD &. CO.-Corner Front and  ��� Hall streets, wholosale grocers and  jobbers in blankets, gloves, mitts,-boots, rubbers,  mackinaws and miners' sundries.   KOOTENAY SUPPLY  COMPANY,   LIMITED���Vernon   street, Nelson,   wholesale  grocers.   JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front street, Nel-  Bon, wholesale grocers.   PR. STEWART & CO.���Warehouses onC. P.  ��� R. track, foot of Stanley street. Nelson,  wholesale1 dealers in provisions, produce and  fruits. -Cold-'storage Agents Armour & Co.'s  bacon, hams/lard and other products.   J' Y. GRIFFIN &<.CO.���Front street, Nelson,  ���   wholesale   dealers   In  provisions,   cured  meats, butter and eggs.   HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  H BYERS & CO.���Corner Baker and Josephine  ��� streets, Nolson, wholesalo dealers in hardware and mining supplies.- Agents for Giant  Powder Co.    LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY-  Baker St.,' Nolson, wholesale dealers in  hardware and mining supplies, and water and  plumbers' supplies.   .    LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  TURNER, BEETON & CO.���Corner Vernon  and Josephine streets, Nelson, wholosalo  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  street, Nelson, manufacturers of dynamite,  sporting,^8tuniping-&nd.black_blasting powders,^  wholesale dealers in caps and fuse, and electric  blasting apparatus. '  SASH AND.DOORS.  NELSON. 8AW . 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 order.'    ���        ��� ��� ���          ,  TENTS   AND   AWNINGS.  NELSON TENT AND AWNING FACTORY-  Bukor street, Nelson. Manufacturers of all  kinds of tents, awnings,'and canvas-goods.  P.O. Box 76.  Theo. Madson, proprietor.  WINES AND CIGARS.  riAIilVORVilA WINE COMPANY; LIMI-  \* TED-Corner Front and HaU streots, Nelson, wholesale dealers In wines (case and bulk,  anddomestio and imported cigars.  Charles St. Barbe  Stock ar\d Share Broker  Ceneral Agent  E. P. Whalley, d. P.  NOTARY PUBLIC  Office with C. W. West & Co., corner Hall and  Baker streets.  City offlce of the Nelson Sodawater Factory.  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Viotoria and Kootenay Streets.  P. O. Box MS). TELEPHONE NO. B6  fieison Saw &  Planing IVJills, 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  arid 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 IfaJI and Front Streets  Factory Hall Street Crossing C. P. R. Track  Mills Hall Street Wharf  Kootenay Steam Laundry  BLOMBERG & SWEDBErJG  PROPRIETORS  The only steam laundry in Nelson employing union labor  A. LARSON, Manager  J.M.LuDWIC  Manufacturers of and  dealers in Harness, Pack  and Stock Saddles. Apara-  joos. Collars, Bridles and  Whips.  Nelson Harness Shop  Hall Street, Nelson.   _  C. W. West & Co.  THE ATHABASCA COLD MINE, LIMITED  (In Liquidation.)  SHARE .CAPITAL  ��200,000.  COAL!  WOOD I  -     a  Hard Coal       d��Q CK"|Crow's Nest"   ��R IK  Anthracite      99.00 \ Coal ��DDJ����  DBLIYBBHP  AGENTS IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY, Ltd.  No ordor can bo accepted unless accompanied  by cash. ' ���'���      '  Office:   Corner of Hall        TEI FOUrtHE   11  and Bakor Streets. ICLErnUHC  OiJi  lethbridge Gait Coal  ,  The best value for the money In the market  for all purposes.  TERM8 cash     W. P. Tikrnet. General Agent*  Telephone 147.   Offloo with CD. J.Christie.  _A~ ^B3Srsa?Ji3.A.j5-  Contracting Painters, Decorators, Paperhangers.  Full line of wall paper, mouldings, eto,  Kalso-  mining. and Tinting.  Striotly flrst-olass work.  Estimates furnished.  Residence Mill Street,   JJVT CftW    X.   f  Opposite School House   JNJ1JUDUJN} D�� \j.  DR. ALEX FORIN  Office:  Houston Block.  ARCHITECTS.  EWART &  CARRIE���Architects.    Rooms 7  : and 8 Aberdeen block, Baker street, Nelson.  ENGINEERS.  GHARLES PARKER���Mining and milling engineer.  West Baker street. Nelson.  &  FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES.  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. V. & A. M.  Meets second Wednesday in eaoh month.  Sojourning brethren invited.  ENIGHTS OF PYTHIAS��� Nelson Lodge, No,  25, Knights of Pythias, meets in I. O. O. F.  Hall, corner Baker and Kootenay streets, every  Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock. Visiting Knights  cordially invited to attend. R. G. Joy, K. of R.  Sc B; Leonard Scott, CO.-  NELSON L. O. L., No. 1692. meets in I. O. O. F.  Hall, oorner Baker and Kootenay Btreets,  1st and 3rd Friday of each month. Visiting:  brethern cordially invited. R, Robinson, W. M.  W. Crawford, Recording-Secretary. -  NELSON .ffiRIE, Number 22, Fraternal Order  of Eagles, meets every second and fourth  Wednesday ineaoh month in. Fraternity Hall.  Visiting brethren welcome. W. Gosnell, Presl  dent.  Charles Prosser, Seoretary.  NOTICE.  The co-partnership heretofore existing between  Charles S. Rashdall and A. E. Fauquior, doing  business as mining brokers at New Denver, British Columbia, under tho firm name of Rashdall  & Fauquier, is dissolved. The business will bo  continued by the undersigned.  CHARLES S. RASHDALL.  New Denver, July Uth. 1800. .  To the Canadian Siiakkiioiders:  Special resolutions for liquidation and reconstruction wero passed at an Extraordinary Gen- -  eral Mooting, held on the 18th of May last, and ,  continued nt a further meeting on the Sth June  last, and in conformity������ therewith,- a new company has been registered under ihe name of Tlio  Athabasca Gold Mino, Limited, having a capital  of ��100,000 in ordinary shares of ��1 each.     :  I give notice that tho agreement for tho transfer of the assets of. the old company to��� tho now  company, which was submitted to and approved  by the said Extraordinary Goneral Meeting, lint*  now been executed and is dated the 18th- June,,  1900.v.-Holders of shares in the: old-;company are  entitled to claim as of right, an allotniont of ono ,  share in the now company, with 17s: per sharo  credited as having been paid up thereon, for  every-two shares held by thenvor to which thoy  were entitled in the old company, providing thoy  agree to pay up tho balance of ���__. per share on  each of such now shares.   w -  Shareholders registered on the books of the old  company have received blanks or; forms on  which to mako application for the shares to  wliich they are entitled' to apply for, and which  must be received hero und bo in my hands, together with tho Is. per share payable on application not later than 18th August, 1000. Shareholders who do not make application by this dale will  _lose,alLtheirantorofitUn=thOiCoinpany.=iHoldors^_  of dollar shares of the Athabasca Gold Mining  Company, Limited Liability, who havo not converted their script into ��1 sterling shares of tho  Athabasca Gold Mine, Limited, which is now in  liquidation, aro advised to fend these promptly  to thisofflcofor conversion, thatthcymay receive  tho necessary blanks in time to comply with tho  above notico and ro retain their interest in tho  property. E.NELSON FELL, Manager.  TRADES UNIONS.  ���VTKLSON MINERS' UNION NO. 98�� W. F. of  ���*���'' M.���Meets in miners' union rooms, northeast corner Viotoria and Kootenay streets, every  Saturday evening at 8 o'olock. Visiting mom-  bero welcome. M. R. Mowntt, President. .Tamos  Wilkos, Secretary. Union Scale ok Wauks-  kok Nklson Distinct���Por shift, machine  men, $3.50: hnmmersmon minors, $3.25; muckers,  carmen, shovelers and othor underground labor-  ers, 33.00. ������ ��� ���  -    ���  TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL���Tho regular meetings of tbe Nelson Trades and Labor  Council will be hold in tho miners' union hull,  corner of Victoria and Kootonay Btreets, on the  first and third Thursday of. each month, at  7.30 p.m. G. J. Thorpe, President. J. H. Matheson; Seoretary.  THE regular meetings of tho Carpenters' Union,  are held on Wednesday evening of each  week, at 7 o'clock,' in the Miners' Union hall corner Viotoria and Kootenay streets. R. Robin-  son. President.   James Colling, Secretary.  BARBERS' UNION.-Nelson Un'.on, No. 106, of  tho International Journeymen Barber's Union of America, meets every first and third Monday of each month in Miner's Union Hall, cornor  of Victoria and Kootonay streets, at 8:30 p.m.  sharp. Visiting brothers cordially invited to  attend. J. H. Matheson, President W. S. Bel- /  ville, Secretary.   ���'.-' -    ���.  TJRICKLAYERS AND MASONS' UNION.  ������-' The Bricklayers and Masons'International  Union No. 3 of Nolson meets second and fourth  Tuesdays in each month at Miners Union hall.  J..W. Etcher, president; Joseph Clark, recording  and corresponding secretary.  .  T ABORERS' UNION.-Nelson Laborers' Pro-  -LJ tective Union, No. 8121, A. F. of L., meets in  Fraternity Hall, Oddfellow's block, corner of Baker and Kootenay streets, ovory Monday evening  at 7:30 p.m. sharp. Visiting members of the American Federation cordially invited to attend. A. W.  McFee, President. Percy Shackolton, Secretary.  ���KTELSON PAINTERS' UNION���The regular  ���*���' meeting of the Painters' Union is held  the first and third Fridays in each month at Miners' Union hall at 7:30 sharp. T. O. Skatbo, Presi-  dent; Will J. Hatch. Secretary.  HE    NELSON    PLUMBERS,    GAS   AND  STEAM FITTERS UNION meets every seo  ond and fourth Friday at the Minors' Union hall  at _ van.   B. Weeks. Secretary pro tern.  J  7,-*  _}_________S___  ^MMttr^  j^CT^y'^) jftpi.,^  3ggra&5G  ____.*.  "   y*J5P  &_&_*.___&_.  !&���' <ii_fo,M~'J*i 3 55*   ffi__-?��ir~,  _____:______<,<: T__&_______________________a_L_  \ZTP_Z" "">!*>;jj  THE'TRIBUTE: NELSON B. 0., SATURDAY; JULY 28. 1900  3  ���55*  iti  Well, why don't you ?   Why don't you ?   Why don't you  i Do like other people���Drop in to  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  The Big Peremptory Sale  The get some Cool Summer Clothing, Underwear. Shoes, Thin Sweet Socks and a Cool Hat.   They cost almost nothing with 10 to 50 pep cent off  Negligee Shirts in Zephyrs, Cashmeres, Oxfords, India Flannels, fine as Silk (some are silk  To see them is to love them.   You know the rest.   Drop in  Wallace  xit  Xit  m  Xif  tii  xa  Xif  tit  til  tit  m  ��� ���'-'���i  1 .���������*�����  ���ti'_l  oryl  ��.<-nT.,rl  -^1  ��� -1.   i ^-VA.*  , i  -^   *-" -  f, _alu,fSS_.m  ri, t:.e*'v.��-*f_m_i  ~J__-___��*) ^^_^  r. ' '.�����-:/__ __i  AMERICAN    ,  AND  EUROPEAN  _ s plans ;  _  MEALS '''Ofe'-OENT^li  '. ���������������'' v������^-":, y-*yM%rM  BOOMS LIGHTED BY'KLECTRIClTYE-'^���  o'       AND HEATED BY. STEAM * ** V ;\^3*;$!  SS CENTS TO 11 ��� ���' ��*���'��_$__?���      .' ��� .   *!*tpxi$m  BANK OF MONTREAL  CAPITAL, all paid up....$12,000,000.00  REST     7.000.000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. George A. Drummond Vice-President  K. S. Clouston General Manager  NELSON BKANCH  Corner Baker and Kootonay Streots.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branches.in London (England) New Yokk,  Chicago, and all tho principal cities in Canada.  Buy and soil Sterling Exchange and Cable  Transfers.  Grant Commercial and Travelers' Credits,  availablo in any part of tho world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Mudc, Eto.  Savings Bank Branch  CUKUENT RATE OF INTEKK8T PAID.  REPORT ON THE ARLINGTON.  London Financial News.  The third annual general meeting of the shareholders of the  Hastings B. C. Exploration Syndicate, limited, was held in London  on July 5th. The syndicate owns,  among other properties, the Arlington group near Erie of which Mr.  Mackenzie is engineer in charge.  In "his address to the shareholders,  the chairman, James Head, said, in  part, as follows:  All the money has been spent in  actually developing the mine, and  in doing so in as economical a  manner as possible. Careful prospecting has'been followed by judicious development, and today,  although we can point to the  Arlington as beiug actually a mine,  we havo hardly bought any machinery. Such as we did buy wo only  obtained as required. Pumping  machinery wo bought' at an early  stage, and we got that second hand.  It has served its purpose, and now  1 hope we can do ' without it. As  we developed the property it was  necessary to introduce air compressors in order to carry on the work  more rapidly, and for the last six  months or more these air compressors have been at work.  In course of our developments we  found it necessary to run a tunnel  -at-the-380���foot-levol-;-a-fault^had  occurred in the vein, aud we went  up the slide and succeeded in rediscovering the vein. The tunnel is  about 750 feet long, and we' had  several objects in view in driving  ib. One was to relieve the mine of  the water and to obviate the necessity of using any pumping machinery. Another object was to test at  what angle the vein ran, as we expected to intersect this in the tunnel. We carried that work out  successfully, and discovered the vein  about 220'feet from the mouth, of  the tunnel. It lay rather flat at  the point of intersection, and since  then we have been upraising, and  have struck the vein at several  points and tested it thoroughly.  There is no doubt that we have a  large body of ore between the rediscovery point and where the tunnel  intersects the vein. To give you an  example of the amount of water  we had to contend with, I may tell  you that during the latter part of  the boring the pumps rather broke  down, so the water was allowed to  accumulate in that part of the mine.  As you are aware, at the 380 foot  level we have 500 feet of drift north  and south; we have also upraises  about every 100 feet, all in' ore.  When they came to break'through  the last piece of rock the water  was 90 feet up the incline, and the  result was that mining toward the  latter part of the work became  somewhat dangerous.  We, naturally, did not want any  of the miners to, be drowned. Our  manager and the engineer out there  are, however, both very careful  men, and they put in the last shots  THE BANK OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and  Letters of Credit on Skaguay, U. S.,  Atlin, B. C, and Dawson City, N. W. T.  in a most scientific manner, with  the result that the wall was broken  down, and the whole of the water  ran out, carrying away the refuse  dump. The whole of the water  came out of the mine in five minutes. The connection was so beautifully made that when they had*  cleared it out and finished knocking  down the wall the manager, in.  writing to me, said : "Standing at  the foot of the incline it was just  like a gun barrel, it was so straight."  That shows that our manager'and  engineer are men who know how to  take a survey, which is satisfactory.  At the same time as we "were  running that tunnel we were  running another���the intermediate,  or No. 2 tunnel���about 100 feet, below the No 1, and some distance  down the side of the hill. , In that  we encountered pre at 300 feet the  day that I arrived, and .we have  since encountered ore at 400 feet,  which was exactly at the point  anticipated ��� by the surveyor. As  at that point we re-encountered the  vein which had faulted up above,  the surface shows that our surveyor's theory was absolutely correct, as shown in the plan before  you. That tunnel will also prove  of great advantage to us, not only  iu the general working of the mine  but inasmuch as it -tests a - further  500 feet of vein matter, so that  altogether I estimate that we have  1000 feet of backs between us and  the fault. They are now driving  north and south on the vein, and I  havo just had very satisfactory  reports, from both our superintendent and mining engineer as to the  recent developments and the work  that is being carried out.  When we bought the Original  -there-was an-open-cut-close-to-the -  tunnel, and while, I was there we  prospected it, aud it seemed to me  that wo were going to meet with  something rather better than usual.  But I could hardly believe the vein  was in the place it was said to be ;  I was inclined to think that it was  going to follow the tendency of the  vein we had been going on so far,  and roll. It was lying at an angle  of sixty degrees, dipping east, and  I thought it would roll round and  take the formation of the Arlington  vein. However, I am glad to say  that we have just received a cablegram from our: manager, in which  he says:  "To all appearances have discovered vein in the new workings of the  upper cut Original. The direction  of the vein is northerly, and it dips  sixty degrees east towards Arlington. Cuts a formation of the finest  showing seen on the group. Mr.  Yorke says recent developments  double the value of property."  During the last year we have  made considerable additions to your  properties. When we last met we  only owned the Arlington and the  Arlington Fraction of this group ;  but we have added to them the  Directorate Fraction, the La Dura,  the Micawber, the Micawber Fraction, and the La Dura Fraction, the  Strontian, and the Fee Donald���all  these have been surveyed with the  exception of the Fee Donald, and  that will be surveyed shortly. We  have the crown grants of the  Arlington and Arlington Fraction,  and have made the necessary  applications for all the rest  of   the   group.     The   claims    I  Imperial Bank of Canada  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital Authorized $2,500,000  Capita! Paid up $2,458,603  Rest  $1,700,000  D. R. Wilkie, General Manager.  E. Hay, Inspector.  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker Street  J. M. LAY, Manager.  have mentioned form a very valuable addition; for on several of  them we have already discovered  ore, and as I have just shown you  in the Original particularly, there is  no doubt we have a very valuable  property.  In the Micawber we discovered  some very fine ore indeed. It was  principally surface' ore, but extremely rich; we have shipped 160  tons of it to the smelter, and the  returns have given us $10,000.  (Applause.) We have also in sight  an equal, amount' of similar ore,  which will be shipped in due course.  That alone would represent -C4000.  Against that ��4000,, which we  shall have actually in cash, you  will see under the head of property  account our actual total expenditure. Apart from. the Arlington  claim itself there was ��2100 spent  in regard to all those ten claims  appearing in the list, and I do not  think much money was wasted in  their purchase. We located most  of them ourselves, and they cost us  nothing beyond the cost of recording. The Original we purchased  for '��2000, after we had rediscovered the vein; until we had done  so we did not feel justified in making any further purchases, but the  moment we did so we took an option on the Original. We had  some difficulty with the owner, but  he had committed himself to paper,  and could not get out of his bargain, although he tried to. In Mr.  Mackenzie we have a very able  man, and one who knows most of  the customs and manners of mining camps, and he was not to be  outwitted, and the result of it is  that our ownership of that claim is  absolutely admitted now, wliich is  amatter-for-congratulation.  Among other difficulties that the  tunnel solved was that of haulage,  which on a place like oui- hill is a  considerable item. We are 4,500  feet above the level of the sea, and,  although only four miles from the  railway, very steep hauling is necessary. We made the road ourselves for two miles, and made it on  - the most economical principles; but  by the introduction of the tunnels,  we can haul all our ore through' the  tunnel, instead of hoisting it in the  shaft. Our engineer, in his report  today, estimates that the amount  of ore above the 382 foot level  should realize a net profit of': $180,-  000. It is, however, very difficult  indeed to make an estimate at all  in regard to this vein; but if he is  right in his estimate, we have be-  ,low that fault disclosed the vein  for a further 1,000 feet, which  should therefore produce about  three times $180,000. (Applause.)  That would more than give us back  the whole of our capital.  The chairman said as regarding  the value of the ore, he thought  they might take it as on an average  of $30 to the ton. A number of  samples had been sent which ran  higher, and that was the lowest  estimate that had been put on them  by their manager, and he thought  they could thoroughly rely upon it.  Fight With Yaquis.  Phoenix, Arizona, July .26.���  Harry Tharaldsen, of Frisco and  New York, stopping here temporarily, owner of several claims in  Mexico, received a message this  evening from the manager of the  mine near Rodeo, state of Durango,  Mexico, telling of a hard fight on  Monday between a mixed force of  Mexican soldiers, augmented by  fifty ranchers and a party of  Yaqui Indians. Five whites were  killed and about twenty wounded,  including one officer, and the  Indians lost many more. For  several weeks troops have been  rounding up the reds in the lower  range of the Sierra Madre mountains, and three or four slight skirmishes have occurred, the* Indians  always in small force. On Monday  a party of fifty were corralled in a  pass between two ��� hills. Two companies of troops advanced through  a defile and met a band of 150 reds.  After fierce fighting the Mexicans  wero driven in disorder from the  pass. Couriers were sent out and  called in reinforcements of cowmen  and miners and an effort was made  to surround the entire band. The  Indians resisted fiercely, both sides  fighting from behind rocks. After  a hard battle off half an hour the  Indians broke through the force in  the rear and escaped into the mountains. The . Indians are noAV  divided into small bands through  the mountains. It is believed they  will not again -collect in force.  Miners and ranchmen ��� have abandoned work and gathered together  to better protect themselves in case  of further trouble.  i __���____���_____._____________________.���-_.  Freight Bates to Orient. '  President Hill, of the Great  Northern railroad, announces that  when his two gigantic steamships  are completed and on the trans-  Pacific service, he will establish a  through freight rate of not*more  than $8 a ton from Buffalo and  other points on the Great Lakes to  Yokohama, Nagasaki, Hong Kong,  Shang-Hai and other ports on the  coasts of China and'* Japan. The  rate may be put .down to $7, half  in either case to^go to the railroad  end of the business, and the other  half to the steamship end. No  statement has been made in years  that is considered so seriously by  the officials of other railroads as  this, says a St. Paul dispatch to the  -Boston���Transcript,���for���if���it���is  carried into effect it will probably  mean that many of them would be  forced to stop . the handling of  through freight* It is even said  that such low charges would give  the Great Northern a practical  monopoly of all freight bound from  the East to trans-Pacific ports, unless the Northern Pacific and Canadian Pacific, which cover practically the same territory, and both  of which have Oriental steamship  lines, should meet the rate. In any  event, it is not seeiv; how the railroads to the south "could compete,  as they have much longer hauls, and  none of them, with the exception of  the Santa Fe, (which, however, does  not reach the iron districts of the  Great Lakes and contiguous territory), has a through route of its  own to the localities that furnish  most of the commodities that are  used in China and Japan.  STORYETTES.  On one occasion, when von Buelow  had to conduct an orchestral concert at which a piece written by an  aristocratic amateur was to be performed, the composer requested  permission to direct a rehearsal,  and, on obtaining it, opened a parcel containing seventy pencils,  which he handed to the members of  the band, asking them to mark his  intentions in their parts as he would  give them by word of mouth. Hans  von Buelow noted this matter of  detail, and left the hall. Presently  he returned, also with a parcel,  and, on resuming his place at the  desk, gravely handed out seventy-  pieces of india-rubber, with which  the players were to erase the directions which the composer had  given them.       The Atlanta Journal tells of an  old man in Georgia named Jack  Baldwin, who, having lost his hat  in an old dry well one day, hitched  a rope to a stump and let himself  down. A wicked wag named Neal  came along just-then and, quietly-  detaching'a bell from Baldwin's old  blind horse, approached the well,'  bell in hand, and began" to ting-a-  ling. Jack thought the old horse  was coming, and said: "Hang the  old blind horse; he's coming this  way, sure, and he ain't got no more  sense than to fall in on me���whoa,  Ball!" The sound came closer.  "Great Jerusalem! The old blind-  fool will be right on top of me in a  minit���whoa, Ball���whoa, Ball!"  Neal kicked a little dirt on Jack's  head and Jack .began to pray: "Oh,  Lord, have mercy on���whoa, Ball���  a poor sinner; I'm gone now���whoa,  Ball���our Father, who art in���  whoa, Ball���hallowed be thy���gee,  Ball! gee!   what'll I do?"���name.  Now-1 lay me down to si gee,  Ball!" [Just then in fell more dirt.]  "Oh, Lord, if you ever intend to do  anything forme���back, Ball! whoa!  ���thy kingdom come���gee, Ball!  Oh, Lord, you know I- was baptized  in Smith's mill-dam���whoa, Ball!  ho ! up! murder! whoa!" Neal  could hold in no longer, and shouted  a laugh which might have been  heard two miles, which was about  as far as Jack chased him when he  got out.    Booker T. Washington tells the  following story of a member of the  "po'h white trash," who endeavored  to cross a stream by means of a  ferry owned by a black man.  "Uncle Mose,"says the white man,  "I want to cross, but I hav'nt got  no money."  Uncle Mose scratched his head.  "Doan' you got no money't all ?" he  queried.  "No," said the way-faring stranger.    "I haven't a cent."  "But it don't cost but' three  cents," insisted Uncle Mose, "ter  cross deferry."  "I know," said the white man'  "but I havn't got the three cents."  Uncle Mose was in a quandary.  "Boss," he said, "I done tole you  wliat. 'Er man what's got no three  cents am jes' ez well off on dis side  er der river as on de odder."  Having Purchased  the Business  Of Fred J. Squire, merchant  tailor, Nelson, I intend to  continue the business so as  to keep the patronage of all  Mr. Squire's old patrons and  get a share of the general  trade. I am now prepared  to show the latest styles in  all lines of spring goods. A  special line on hand at $25  per suit. All other lines at  low rates. None but Union  labor employed.  E. Skinner  Neelands' Building, Baker Street.  FRED J. SQUIRE, Manager.  Arthur Gee  MERCHANT  TAILOR  Removed to Bakor Streot, opposite the Queen's  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors.  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish.  local, and coast.  local and'i   Newel Posts  StairBail.,  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed, Lumber  of, aU kinds.  IF WHAT YOU WANT IS MOT IW BTOCK  WE WIU XAKX IT FOB TOD, '  CALL AND GET PRICES.  J. A. Sayward  \ -     HAU, AMD LAKE STREKTS. KXtflOH   -  Porto Rico Lumber Co.  (LIMITED)  ���     CORNER OF  HENDRYX AND VERNON STREKTS  Rough and  Dressed,  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always.in  StocK.  We carry a complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will ��� receive  prompt attention.  Porto Rico LumberCo. Ltd.  Contractors and Builders  -= ���WILL DO WELL TO"-"   Buy Their Lumber  G. 0. Buchaqan's  A large stock ol DntMdaai dry.material on  hand, also a (nil lino of- nib,, doort, mouldings,  turned work, eto.  Factory Work a Specialty  Yard 1  Foot of Hendryx utreet. NelMn  Telephone, to   JO^f!  RaO,  AgGtlt  Nelson   Wine   Oo.  CHOICE WINES AND LIQUORS  Special attention given to family trade  BakorD8troet. FRANK  A.   TAMBLYN  kor street,  Nelson. B. C.  HAMASKB  Jlllllllllllllnilliiiniiniininumttliniiiiin  JUST   ARRIVED  A Car Load of  j Allen's Apple Cider.  THORPE & CO.  iriniiimiiniiimriiirtiiiiiniriMiniiiniiaii  R. REISTERER & CO.  BREWERS AND BOTTIJEBfl Of  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  ^SWSfftaa.     Brewery at Nriwn  321 to 331 Baker Street, Nelson^  QUEEN  'S HOiFEII  BAKER BT_lV_-T.'NE__BOV^v^W$��S  trl * ku   Clai.fr^:*.. "_\-..4j __)X~~dlQl-*_m  Luge' oomforUble bedrooms* arid :t__d___m_Sg&  ��� dlnlnc-room. Sample rooms for ocm___ML_l'___oi^_;_fM  RATES $2'PER,DAYT>*}afSl  --"=������'������-, ';'-,i-f  W|rs. E. C. Clarke, Prop.  citWX  ���*T1  LATE OF THK ROYAL HOTKh.OALfiABT  EVERY   DAY! v/.  AT   THB  ���TES.cnly hotel ln-Nelsoa-that has Femalnefl���  ' under one management since 18B0.  . The bod-rooms are well furnished and lighted..  by eleotrioity.  The bar is always stocked by the best dom _���<  tlo and Imported liquors and cigars.   THOMAS MADDEN. Proprietor.  SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. McMANUS, Manager  BIG   SCHOONER  Beer or Half-and-half only, _  FRESH  lOe  COOL  The only good Boer in Nelson  j-ji - "-Tr, I  y/j* _m  '"-;* -if  -:- fiM  -.% ^Y_v-w  ( '"'Afi  1   *��� *.��&** I  *; V-il  '.  -" ft I  ���'/_���:-  *-;*1?P  E. J. GURRAN, Prop.  Corner Stanley and Silica Streets.  tyadden House  Baker and Ward -'  Streets, Nelsou  Bar stocked with best brands of wines, liquors,  and Cigars. Boer on draught. Largo comfortable rooms.. First-class table board.  RESTAURANT  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT  Cor. Baker and Hall Ste.  First-class table  R. tyellAjE, Prop.  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 Josophino streets in one of  the best residential portions of Nelson, and la  easily accessible from all parts of the city.  The course of study includes the fundamental  and higher branches of thorough English ~iuca-  tlon: Business course���bookkeeping, stenography and typewriting. Solence course���muBio;  vocal and instrumental, drawing, eto. Plain art  and needlework, etc  For terms and particulars apply to the Sister  Superior.  COSTELLOS EXPRESS  AND TRANSFER  Baggage and express moved to any part of the  city. Special attention given to heavy teaming.  Office cornor Victoria and Ward streets. Telephone 192. W. A. COSTELLO. Manager. 1  DISSOLUTION   OF   PARTNERSHIP  Notice is horeby given that the partnership  heretofore subsisting between Frank Campbell &  Georgo William Bartlett. in tho business of the  Clark Hotel on Josophino street. Nelson, is dissolved from tills date. All accounts due to tho  firm aio to be paid to George William Bartlett,'  who will pay oil debts and carry on tho businesa  as heretofore.  Dated 19th July 1900. THE TBIBmTE: 'NBLt*)N. R 0M SATURDAY JULY 28 1900  9  h  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 assayers'supplies in Canada.  'it  '    -'   i W. F. Teetzel & Co.  Victoria Block, Corner Baker and Josephine Streets.  NELSON, BRITISH .COLUMBIA.  HATS! HATS!  ii  We have just received a large consignment of Stet-  J son hats in all the latest shapes and styles, also hats from  li some.of the best English makers, includings Christy's cele-  ' brated hard hats, which we are selling at prices to suit  everybody.   The Nelson  Clothing House  or'- -  it  FOR LADIES  I1- �� Ml  :yffl..  ���&*  m.ty'  ty  ffll  ^yffl;  m  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  ffl  The Jeweler, Baker Street. W  COMB A1ND SEP 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 to  our, customers. The prices on  these goods are the lowest ever  offered to Kootenay buyers.    _  KM'.  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 FAIL TO PLACE YOUR ORDERS WITH US.  THE WESTERN MERCANTILE COMPANY, Ltd.  Bakep Street. GROCERS. Nelson, B. C  CITY LOCAL NEWS  James Wilks returned yesterday  from Kimberley where lie organized a ^liners' Union. The union  makes a good start with a membership of 45, which will be "trebled  within a few weeks.  Bowes & Applewhaite, owners of  the premises occupied by the Nelson Furniture Company, have forwarded a.check for $25 to the fire  department with a note expressive,  of their appreciation of the brigade's services yesterday.  0. D. Curtis, architect, has let  contracts as follows: To Martin  Madden for construction of cottage  for Edward Clark, corner Houston  and Ward streets,' cost $2000; to  J. Coxhead for residence for Melville Parry, Hoover street, cost  $2400, and to J. Dancey for residence for H. A. Stewart, corner  Hall and Robson streets, cost $2100.  F. C. Winkler, member of the  staff of the London & B. C Gold-  fields, was married to Miss Ellen  Walker, third daughter of S.  Walker, at Winnipeg on the 25th  inst.  R. Marpole left for Revelstoke  last night. He will be on the main  line when the earl of Minto passes  through to the Coast.  Rev. W. C. Hedley, rector of St,  George's church,' Rossland, is in the  city. He will officiate at St. Saviour's on Sunday, and Rev. H. S.  Akehurst will preach in Rossland.  -F. J. O'Donahue, Dominion fair  wages commissioner, addressed a  large gathering of union men in  Fraternity hall last night. Mr.  O'Donahue is a long-life union man,  has had a wide experience in' matters pertaining to the operation of  labor organizations and is an enter-,  taining and witty speaker.  The baseball match between the  printers and':painters is scheduled  for tomorrow afternoon. -\ Both  teams, and more especially the  painters, have been practicing, and  some very fair ball is expected. The  scored while it may be large, (is sure  to be close. " Doc" Boyd will umpire the game. ^  NOTES ON ATHLETICS.  THIRTY DAYS WAR  "Look Out for~Big=Canvas Sign-  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, genrs furnishings, etc.  ��� Two hundred nnd fifty suits of clothing at cost. Thrco hundred pairs of miners' shoos at cost.  Men's furni hingH, flue shoes, hats and caps. Four hundred pair of odd pants. Every article in tho  store ottered at from 20 to 50 per cent discount.  %  BakerStreet, Nelson  Look Out for Big Canvas Sign.  Theo Madson  Oil Cloths  II  And all other House  Furnishings at Manufacturers' Prices,  Plus; Freight, on orders of $50 and upwards.   Orders under  ;$50at 12 1-2 per cent discount.  fi  ���*&������  ptiirty Days Onty Entire Stock Must be Sold  NELSON FURNITURE COMPANY  Baker  Street  West  Don't Imbibe Snakes  ��� ���  Lots of them in the city water.  Get one of oup filters  on trial.   Prices 40 cents, $1^25 and $1.76.  OPPOSITE POSTOFFICE.  STRACHAN BROTHERS.  The prospect of a successful  athletic association being organized  in Nelson seems to be bright. A  casual canvass for names yesterday  resulted in fifteen sportsmen agreeing to go in on the proposition.  F. Ifc. Red path, a member of the  Medicine Hat gymnasium cjass  which may visit Nelson shortly,  was drowned there while boating  with Dr. C. F. Smith, physical  director of the athletic association.  Redpath was a clerk ��� in the Merchants Bank.  Play in the cricket match between Rossland and Nelson will  begin at 11:30 this morning on the  recreation grounds, and a close  game is expected. The Nelson  -eleven;���as���finally-decided���uponr  will consist of F. H. Forbes, captain,  A. F. Sergeaunt, E. T. Pollok, G. W.  B. Heathcote, J. Elliot, W. S. Taylor.  C.  Woodrow, W. H. Crosfield.  C. Parker, J. W. Mathew and J. M.  Williams or E. J. Hay. A. Sherman will umpire.  Day in the Legislature.  Victoria, July 27.���[Special to  The Tribune.] ��� The legislature  spent most of the day discussing  the liquor license bill. During the  day Martin defended himself against  pre-election charges iu connection  with his license act. The new act  will be practically the same as the  one which was disallowed. Eberts'  evidence bill, which aims to give  more protection to a witness who  might give incriminating evidence  against himself, provoked a long  legal argument and was laid over.  No private or public bills were advanced a stage before the house  adjourned until Tuesday.  Yellow Fever in Cuba.  Washington, July 28.���Surgeon-  general Wyman has received the  following dispatch   from   surgeon  Glennon at Havana regarding the  yellow fever among the troops in  Cuba: "Havana, July 26.���Wyman,  Washington.   Have been in communication with the military authorities regarding-the first regiment.   There have been 11  deaths  at Pinar del Rio, and eight cases  and 11 suspects are now under observations.    The disease obtained  headway    before"' differentiation.  The troops have been moved, out of  camp for observation. All baggage  and equipment will be disinfected,  labeled and sealed by us before being placed upon transports. (Signed)  Glennon."  Colombian Revolution.  Kingston, Jamaica, July 27.���The  Colombian consul general here, Mr.  Forwood, gave out the statement  today that he had received a  despatch from the governor of the  department of Bolivar, saying the  rebels had been badly defeated at  Santander, that the departments of  Cuaoca, Antioquia, Ecundinamarca,  and Bogota were quiet and in possession of the government, and that  in Toliina the rebels were entirely  surrounded by government troops.  Mr. Forwood's statement adds that  the government had purchased a  warship from France, which had  sailed fully equipped with arms and  ammunition and that it was momentarily expected to arrive atKingston  for orders.   American Missionaries Killed.  Washington, July 27.���Tho following despatch,has-been received  at the state department from consul general Gooduow at Shang-Hai,  dated July 27 : An official telegram  received here on the 18th says that  all foreigners and many native  Christians had been killed at Tao-  ting, and the missions burned. The  Americans killed include the Sim-  cox family, Taylor, Perkin, the  Misses Gerald and' Morrill. The  customs office reports disturbances  at Yunan yesterday.'  ��� The name Perkin in this despatch  is believed at the state department  to be Pitkin, as inquiries for an  American of that name have been  made at the department.  Correspondents   Change   Their   Tune.  London, July. 28..���The Shang-  Hai correspondentr.'of the .Daily  Telegraph says: ^"Trustworthy information which reached me today  (Friday) convinces me that all the  ministers except baron von Ketteler are' still alive. Some of the  European survivors are -leaving  Pekiu." -     ,    N  Steamer Garonne Seized.  Victoria, July's���The steamer  Garonne, which arrived yesterday  afternoon .at Seattle from Nome,  has been falling foul of the. United  States customs, .officers at Cape  Nome! The, Nome .Gold ���_ Digger" of  July 4th," received; yesterday, says:  ���'The. erstwhile... British^, ship Garonne, was seized "yesterday by lieutenant Jarvis, chief United  States treasury,..,^, agent, ' and  taken to St. Michael,, for having  about $18,000 .. wb��tii ..of- foreign  liquors aboard her^ hot'. t on the  manifest. The liquors were traced  down .'by special ^treasury agent-  Noyes, and all were, taken "off the  ship before she lef tand were confiscated. The offense of bringing,  dutiable goods without a record of  them and without paying the duty  is a .very serious one. It is not  known who owned the liquors, but.  they were all of the finest French,  British arid German importations.  The Garonne was a British ship, but  through representation at Washington she was allowed^ to register and  clear from Seattle,and on this, her  first trip up this spring, has got  into this difficulty." .The ship  should have paid duty at Seattle,  so it. is represented, and entered  the goods on the manifest. Lieut.  Jarvis took the ship himself- to St.  DEBENTURES  FOR SALE  Tlio Cit,/ ot Nelson, British Columbia, hns authorized tlio Issue of debenture* for the following  purposes:  $15,000 for extending the Water-  Works System. ~  $15,000 for extending the Electric Light System.  $20,000 for extending the Sewer  System.  $20,000   for   Street   Improvements.  $6,000 for a Road Making Plant.  These debentures nro dated October 1st, 1900,  run for twenty years, bear four per cent intorest  (payable semi-annually), and will be issued in  denominations of one thousand dollars. Interest  and principal payable atthe Bank of Montreal,  Nolson. The assessed value of real estate in  Nelson is SI ,247,000, and of improvements 8818,000;  total $2,0(��t000, The. population is 8000. Tenders  for those dobonturoa .will boreccived by the undersigned up to 12 o'clock-noon on Saturday,  Septomber 15th, 1900.  JOHN HOUSTON, Mayor.  Nelson, B. C. July 24th; 1900.  NOTICE.  A meeting is called of the organized labor of-  Nelson for 1'riday evening in. Fraternity .hall to  to meet D.J. O'Donohoe, Dominion Labor Commissioner. Mr. O'Donohoe- will address the  meeting. J. H. MaTHKSON,  Secretary Trades and Labor Counoll,  JTOTWE.  The Nelson Tinners' Union having   secured  the support of their employers have agreed to  adopt the nino hour day, commencing August 1.  All Union tinners will please accept this notice.  (Sgd.) WM. PARIS, See.  POUNDKEEPEE'S  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that I have caused to  be impounded one. grey horse, aged, U_ hands.  Owner can nave same by paying charges.  W.R. JARVIS.  ���ai;  ESTABLISHED 1892  H.   BYERS  Sc CO.  HARD'WrARE  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 120  Agents���Truax Ore Cars, Giant Powder, and Metropolitan Fuse, etc.  H. BYERS & CO.  NELSON KASLO SANDON  Michael. Aboard her were the  several hundred passengers who  were anticipating a quick trip  to Seattle. They were by^ no  means pleased by the switch  to the Yukon, and alleged that  they will be put to great inconvenience. The vessel was seized in the  stream just before she was to start  on her course. The treasury officials  seized the goods at noon and spent  several hours" in carrying them  ashore and storing them. There is  far too much whiskey in camp, as  many shippers have found out, and  several transhipments have beeu  made in consequence. The fact that  the liquors were not on the manifest  gives a very bad look to things."  HOTEL ARRIVALS.  Refrigerators  Prices from $10 to $30  PHAIR���A. H. Plummor. Toronto: Frank  Darling. Vancouver; XV. F. McLaren, Bonnington Falls; II. G. Kdwards-Leckie, Republic; C.  K. Hope, Vancouver.  HUMK���T. J. cJpafford, Toronto; J. Smith and  wife, London; O. E. Smith, Kingston; S. Lorie,  Frank Dodd, Toronto; Fred ftlwell, Bonnington  Falls; J. IS. Wood, Sandon; E. E. Vincent, Calgary; F.Jiaylis. Vancouver.  QUEEN'S:���L. E.-Navor, Winnipeg; F.-A,  Hf-ap, Ainsworth; R. E. Paget, A. Paget, Greenwood; P. K. Ahem, Seattle; B. N. Wilkie, Ross-  laud. - - -  BUSINESS  MENTION.  Servant   Wanted���By    Mrs.   G.  Alexander, Kaslo.' Must be gooa cook;.to competent'person, wages (23. - Washing sent out.-  Reply to box 122, Kaslo. B. C.  Piano for sale or exchange���Au  A 1 piano, your choice of a New-Vork, Behr or  Heintzman, for sale or will be given in exchange  for real estate. Apply Wallace-Miller Company,  Limited.  This (Friday) afternoon from 3 to  5 o'clock p. m. dance at Lake Park Pavilion for  children only. A few small prices for the little,  ones.   Admission freo.  Boy Wanted���At grocery store,  corner Josephine and Silica.  Lost���A brown paper parcel' and  a canvas satcbcl. A reward of So will be paid  for the return of same to the Sboibrooke House.  ���To Rent���Large furnished rooms  ���Apply McDonald Building.  Cottage to Rent���Furnished cottage to rent near cornor of Mill and Stanley,  Apply to M. M. Fraser, C.P.R. freight shed.  ���Lost���Black cocker spaniel, answering tho name of Jack. George A.'Stewart  Potls, .Wallace-Miller block. "~  For Rent���Small furnished house  for one month, from about August 10th. Cheap;  near city.   Apply Box 182, Post offlce. ���.  Furnished rooms .to let���Apply  Carney block, one door east of Oddfellow's hall.  Hack calls left at the , Pacific  Transfer barn on Vornon street. Telophone  call 33.  - n ,     '  ,. For Rent���Dwelling on Carbonate  street, next to ex-mayor Neelands. possession  July 1st; rent $23.   Enquire Mrs. Robinson.  mmm  STUDYING THE  WANTS OF THE TIMES  Or rather the time keepers  we find it is seldom two time  pieces run exactly alike. We  have made a study of time  pieees for 15 years and understand their weak points. We  can make your watch run  correctly.  WE HAVE STANLEY PIANOS.  BROWN  JEWELER  178 Baker Streot Nelson, B.C.  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  t���<��-��� jg'^'\��'G_\'��.'&__'__'"t'g'tf'g1       ���S'S,a>,5t,a>,^,s*,i^,at,st,ai,>��*'.  ,fci*-',s��,*,-*��^.��^<��fc.^i^;>^.>*l.^:^: '^-^'_9'9'0'0-0-0-0-0-0-0_A  i_t - -"vt  Xif  ffl  ffl  v?!  185 Bakep Street. Telephone 10.  KIRKPATRICK  & WILSON.  xti  ffl  ffl  ffl  to  ffl  to  ffl  ffl  ffl  to  to  to  to  to  xti  ���We have removed our place of business  for the next few months to the old Burns  shop, next to the Nelson Hotel, where we  ffl   hope to see all our old customers and many, ffl  Give us a call. ffl  ffl    ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  new ones.  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  Telephone 10  ffl  ffl  185 Bakep Street   ffl  u&^^dvs*^      g-jg-g-g-g'g-g-g-g-g-g-d'*^  _9'0.0.0.0.      ^.^.^.^.^^.^.sr^.^.cr.a*-  Car Load of Lake of the.  Woods Flour Has Just1  Been Received.  Cheapest Place in INelson to Outfit  Houston Block.  Telephone 161.-  P. O. Box 176.  JOHN A. IRVING & CO.  Kootenay Electric Supply & Construction Co., Ltd.  c- ; _ _^____________       ' ���*  Electric Fixtures Eleetrie Fans  Medical Batteaies  Nelson, B. C.  IIOUSTON BLOCK,      -  CORNER BAKER AND JOSEPHINE STREETS.  We have sold 75 per cent of all the  Portland Cement  ������-rFipe-Bpiefc-Fi-pe^GLay-  a!nd Sewep Pipe  USED IN KOOTENAY  %  Wj  A  Wj  Wj  Wj  Wj  SMOKE  ROYAL SEAL  ���������.���    AND  KOOTENAY BELLE  CIGARS  UNION MADE  Kootenay Cigar Mfg. Co.  NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA  Palace W|eat WJar^et  Headquarters  for all kinds of  Fresh and Cured Meats.  Wj  Wj  Wj  %.  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 05 gallon kegs)  Teacher's Scotch Whiskey is still the best.  H. J. EVANS & CO.  A feature 'will be made of the poultry and  game trade.  They will always be on band dur-  lg their season.  J. L. PORTER, Prop.  169 Josephine St, between Baker and Vernoc. -  Telephone 156.  P. Bums & Co.  Wholesale and Retail  nS;c ���;��� ^,vC:^;:/^i^er>:Jff-Mefrta;  Markets at   Nelson,;  Rossland,'.���.-Trail,' Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, Nev  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver.    .  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  I      ������      ���       ���!��� ��� - ��� ���I ������    ���      ��� ������ ��� ���-"        ��� I     --f I���     ���������������������     ������ ���      I        ���     I , , ��� ... | ,���, | ,  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALIi KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street/Nelson g.   C.   TRAVES,   Manage  ORDERS BY HAIL RECEIVE CAREFUL AND PROMPT ATTENTION.  y$:yt:yt:\t;::,::. '���,... .���������������; ';������.���: ���..,,..' ���. ��� ' ._r~v   .  is^K^��^te^fc;-'''^.^-J-i^'art^j;':,^:.1'..:. :'���;    >���'���.    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