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 *"?<*3��V"  DAILY EDITION   BY .MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  > ���-���  i  *��� +.\r_^t9$~  ��       , u   *u   -  r        *^- T-.   ���,   ��fl *Aat 1-nftSI  WEEKLY EDITION BV MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH YEAE.  NELSON:   SATURDAY  MpRSTUSTG  ___��?i______-_____==  AUGUST 4 1900  h  NOTHING AUTHENTIC KNOWN  ** Concerning the Chinese Situation.  " London, August 4.���According to  ���'* special dispatch from Shang-Hai,  dated August 3rd, tbe advancing  ��� column of the allies  was  reported  '��� yesterday to havo reached a point  35 miles beyond Tien-Tsin. Nothing  '���from any other point corroborates  this s tatemcn t. In fact the S fcan d ard  -"goes so far as to say that it fears  jPiihe real advance, apart from preliminary measures, has not beon  (--begun yet. .   ���  Tien-Tsin dispatches, dated July  ��� 30th,   tell of   an action which is  "termed a- "reconnaissance .between  the Japanese and Chinese," two  miles beyond the Hsiku arsenal, in  which the Japanese withdrew after  suffering 30 casualties.  The Tien-Tsin correspondent of  the Standard, under date of July  27th, declares that the 'Americans  and Germans have been ordered to  move forward, without waiting for  the British.  A Che-Foo special, dated August  1st, announces tho safety of all  Americans *in Pekin, and tho receipt of. a. letter from Dr. Chalt-  man, dated.Pekin, July 20, saying  that on the previous day sir Claude  MacDonald, the British minister,  had agreed to a truce provided the  Chinese came no closer,aud adding:  "We hope that this means relief,  but having defeated the Chinese,  we are fearfnl now of treachery.  All are exhausted with constant  watching, fighting and digging  trenches."  The Shang-Hai correspondent of  'the Daily News says the consuls  there regret the independent action taken by the American association and China association, on  the ground 'that it .is injudicious.  He says:   "The settlements being  ���' international, petty. ��� jealousies  must' disappear. The, China association is of little local influence."  '"/Presumably he refers, to the  American Asiatic Association., The  Hong Kong correspondent of the  Daily Express announces the'arrival from San Francisco-of Homer  -,Lea, for..s_ometinie secret*, agent' in,,  'tht/ United   States of th'e society  - for the reformation of the Chinese  Empire, with -��60,000, which will  jAesumably be utilized in connection with the revolutionary movement against the.empress dowager,  a ��� movement: quiescent since 1808  until within the last few weeks.  ��� Nearly   all    the. correspondents  : confirm the. reports of a wholesale  massacre of Christians outside  Pekin, a correspondent of the Daily  News, giving the number of killed  as between 10,000, and 15,000, all de-  . fenseless converts. Imperial troops,  so it is stated,- did the ghastly  work. According to the Shang-  Hai correspondent of the Times,  one of the members of the tsung li  'yamen mentioned by United States  consul Goodnow,as having been beheaded for pro-foreign tendencies,  was Hsu Ching Clieng, former minister to Russia.   Thecorrespondent^says^the^em^  press dowager ordered his, execution on the advice of Li. Ping Hen.  Li Hung Chang has been informed  from Pekin that prince Chin'gs' only  prominent supporters in his peace  policy are general Yung -Lu and  Wang Wensha, president of the  board of revenue whose influence is  small. " ���  BREEZE IN HOUSE OF LORDS  Bosebery Got Warm.  London. August 3. ��� Another  breeze blew up in the house of lords  1 today, as the outcome of the debate'  on Friday last, regarding the allegation that England was not invulnerable against an attempted  invasion. Lord ��� ��� (Rosebery today  somewhat testily "' ��� resented the  secretary of state "for war, the  marquis of Lansdowne, taking him  to task for suggesting that the  commander of, the forces, lord  Wolseley, ought to come to the  Jiouse and give his authority to the  government's military plans. Lord  Rosebery said he did not propose to  tie snubbed in the discharge of what  Sie considered a public duty.        .  . The marquis of Lansdowne, replying, said the war secretary was  responsible to parliament, and the'  oommander-in-chief was responsible to the war secretary.  Other peers having spoken, the  premier, lord Salisbury, arose and  ��aid he understood lord Rosebery's  contention was that the nation  would be much more satisfied if  lord Wolseley would come to the  house and express his approval of  lord Lansdowne's plans. It was  obvious that if lord Wolseley could  be called upon to do that he was  also entitled to express disapproval.  Lord Salisbury said he could not  see how that was possible. There  was much force in what lord Rosebery had said, but is was of an abstract kind. Tho subject was then  dropped.   L) HUNG CHANG IS TRICKY  Secretary Hay Becomes Tired.  Washington, August 3.���Another move was made today, in the  diplomatic situation by the return  of an evasive 'answer by Li Hung  Chang, to secretary Hay's prempt-  ory demand of August 1st. to be  put in communication with the  United States minister at"Pekin.  Li's answer is not final, and leaves  the matter open diplomatically.  Li's actions, as reported by consul-  general Goodnow, are unquestionably sinister, and will amount to a  final rejection of the American proposition if persisted in.  Mr. Goodnow's dispatch contains  some further information, bearing  on the question of responsibility  for Pekin conditions, in the, state-'  ment that the commander of the  Chinese troops, by inference answerable to the Chinese government,  ordered the-Pao Ting massacre. It  is learned here that Li Ping Hong,'  the commander referred to, is a  civil official and "well known to all  the Chinese officials abroad as one  of the most rabid anti-foreign,  leaders in China._ He is a close  friend of prince Tuan, and the  association of these two in Pekin  affairs'with power'enough behind  them"to cause the ignominous death-  of two high officials/ is'regarded'  here as abad sign.  General Chaffee's message. as to  the unexpected-resistance' offered  to the ..Japanese reconnoissan.ee is  regarded by military men herejfis  'forecasting a greater'��� degree "^of  opposition to the international advance than had been anticipated.  It appears that some misunderstanding exists as to a St. Petersburg dispatch printed here this  morning, saying that the -��� Chinese  , minister, there and his colleagues in  Europe had cabled the governor of  Shan Tung demanding free  communication between the Pekin  ��� ministers and their respective governments. This communication  was, in fact, a joint memorial  to the throne concurred -- in  by all the Chinese ministers  abroad, including Minister Wu in  Washington. It was forwarded by  minister Yong Lu at St. Petersburg  because the latter is the dean of  Chinese diplomatic service.' It was  transmitted (through the governor  of Shang Tung to be forwarded to  Pekin. This action is considered  -very-important,���as-indicating that-  the Chinese ministers abroad have  at last reached a unanimous conclusion that the situation is no  longer to be trifled with.  A dispatch from Shang-Hai states  that Li Hung Chang is preparing a  proclamation granting virtual amnesty to Boxers on condition that  the cease creating disturbances.  COMPANY HAS BEEN FORMED  To Buiid Nicaragua Canal.  New York, August 3.���John D.  Crimmins, of; the syndicate formed  to construct an inter-ocean canal  through Nicaragua, through the  Eyre-Cragin concession, the existence of which was proclaimed yesterday by president Zelaya, said  today that the company, which  had been organized under the laws  of New Jersey, would proceed to  carry but the letter of its contract  without delay. The capital needed  had been secured, and.if the estimates of cost made for the United  States government be correct, $130,-  000,000, the canal could be built by  his company for the same money,  and probably for less. The route  selected would be probably that"  hitherto called the Nicaragua.  Bower Will Pay -the Damage.  Pretoria, August 3'.���President  Kruger and commandant-general  Botha have issued a proclamation  promising to pay all damages to  Boer farms by the British providing the burghers remain with the  commandos.  CONVENTION'S WORK DONE  Friday's Proceedings.  The second annual convention of  the associated boards of trade of  Southern British Columbia concluded yesterday afternoon.  The delegates concluded to have  the next session of the association  in Greenwood, one week after the  legislature opens. The association  was invited to meet in Grand Forks,  Greenwood, Phoenix, r Fort Steele,  Kaslo and Kamloops, but the balloting was divided between Greenwood and Kaslo, with a creditable  majority in favor of the former  point.'w   "*  A delegation including E. Sprag-  gett, Grand Forks, E. F. Haning-  ton, Fort Steele, and J. Roderick  Robertson, Nelson, was authorized  to present the resolutions adopted  by the association to the provincial  ministers at Victoria.  Another deputation, consisting of  A. J. McMillan, Rossland, R. B.  Kerr, Phoenix, Duncan Ross, Grand  Forks, and J. R. Robertson,, Nelson,,  was drafted to meet the proposed  mining commission'should it be appointed by-the government.        --..  The Boundary Bailway Project.  The resolutions committee, which  took in hand the preparation of a  motion regarding the proposed  railroad line from' Carson on the  international line to Greenwood, reported with two resolutions, one  representing the views of ,the majority and the second that of the  minority. The foreman recited that  as great expense is caused by the  need of applying for a special  charter for individual railway companies, the convention fayored'the  passage of a general railway act on  the lines of the present provincial  tramway act, save that'there  should be no restriction as to building to the international boundary.'  The' minority resolution i,~was'  moved by. Messrs. Ross and Cum-  mings, and recommended the association, to* endorse'legislation by'  which any railway, on complying  with'proper conditions as, to expropriation vof^iland^-jetc^shall ''be-  permitted to build a ^railway from  any one point of the province to  any other.  The convention adopted the majority report of the committeel  Roads and Trails Recommendation.  At last year's meeting a resolution was passed recommending the  legislature to place the expenditure  on roads and trails under the charge  of a board of commissioners elected  by the people. A clause was added  to this yesterday with the additional suggestion that the local  board of commissioners should have  power to allow claim owners to perform work on roads and trails under their supervision, and that the  claim owners have the right to  record such work as assessments  upon their claims to an amount not  exceeding $200 for any one claim.  Redistribution Bill Demanded.   The matter of the representation  from the interior of the province in  the legislature was dealt with as  follows:  Resolved���That whereas in the  recent provincial election six Kootenay electoral districts polled more  votes than the whole of Vancouver  island with fourteen seats, and as  the Boundary district is practically  unrepresented, although at the recent election it polled; morevotes  than any other whole constituency  excepting Victoria, Vancouver,  Rossland proper, and Nelson,' and  many times the number polled by  some constituencies with two members; That such gross inequalities  are a scandal and an outrage. Be it  ' Resolved���That this association  petition the legislature to redistribute the constituencies, on an equitable .basis and further to pass a  special ;act which will at once give  the Boundary district at.least one  member.  London Office Approved.    :  The convention placed itself on;  jrecordas strongly in .favor bf prop-,  er representation for the province  in London, England, in a resolution  setting forth that as the gi-ant for  this purpose is inadequate, the convention suggests th at the government should immediately place the  the position of the agency in London On a more satisfactory basis by  appropriating $25,000 annually for  the purpose, arid urged that the  agent-general, or a member of bis  staff should have a general knowledge of the resources of the province  and be specially qualified: to give  information    with  regard   to  its  mines and mineral -resources.  Want Increased Lead Duties.  In regard tov,the lead smelting  trade, the following resolution was  carried : Moved by - E. S. Topping  and T. G. Procter, that this association recognize with approval the  action of the Dominion government  in granting the request of this  association made at its last annual  meeting for the^free re-admission  into Canada, of .lead of Canadian  origin smelted in Canada but refined abroad. And that this association reaffirm its decision of last  year that import, duties on manufactured lead''should be'increased  to a parity with^'the duties levied  upon other lines j of. manufactured  goods, and we askpartieularlyfthat,  the duties^np'on^ry^white lead-now  admitted at'5 per1 cent and litharge'  now admitted [free be increased to  a minimum rate of-20 per cent. We  believe that this change would have.  the effect^of providing a 'profitable  home market for/about 7000 tons of  lead used 'in^theSmanufacture of  lead. '-���;?<-  J. J. Campbell, {commercial manager of the Hall Mines, Limited,  was invited to speak on the matter.  He stated-that,^thej production of  silver^lead bullion was of very great  importance to the/province, as the  raw material used in smelting, iron  ore, lime rock, coal and coke, were  all productions p'^panada and their  cost largely ^represented ���, labor.  With this, point established Mr.  Campbell proceeded,! tt> tdetail the  features of rtarjff,--"etc.",'-which' had'  exercised an influence on the lead  smelting industry, concluding by  recommending;-the convention to  take action along the lines of the  resolution offered. '     7<t   ,^.       ,  Companies 'Act Amendments. '  �� The, Kaslo delegation'brought' in  the -matter of *'a necessity'' for(  changes in* the means of having  limited liability companies transformed from 7 assessable' to . nonassessable or-vice versa "without the  present: expensive and .indirect'  methods.. A resolution was adopted1  recommending jr ah amendment to  the- Companies^ Act Icovering!/tlie  point, such charige to be conditional  company; rand *>* the/ 'approval of.' a  supreme court judge, the amount  of stock necessary to sanction the  sale of the'assets of-the company  being necessary to make the change  valid.  -��� Railway Matters Dealt With.  J. M; Harper and H. G. Ashby  offered a resolution committing the  convention to urge the -freight officials of the C P. -R. to place the  districts of Vernon and Kamloops  on an equality with other districts  in getting their products to the  markets of the Kootenays. This  was carried.  Another railway proposition  came up and was dealt with in the  following terms: Resolved that the  association desires to support any  movement tending to the early  construction of ���> a railway from a  point on the Crow's Nest Pass rail-  way near Sand Creek - in East_Koo^_  tenay, following the valleys of the  Kootenay and Columbia rivers to a  point ac or near the town of Golden.  Improvement of Kettle River.  The convention carried a resolution recommending the government  to adjudicate on applications for  charters under the Rivers and  Streams Act without delay. The  point was raised in connection  with an applicationlfor . a charter  to clean out the north fork of the  Kettle river which has been hanging fire for a year. It was pointed  out that the lumber to be made  available by the opening of, this  channel would result in a considerable revenue from stumpage to the  government, and would also- give  rise to an important industry at  points where mills would be established on the river.  R. B. Kerr of Phamix moved that  the legislature take steps to compel its officials to be as prompt in  the discharge of their duties as are  clerks iri other lines of business,  citing as an instance of dilatoriness  a case in the iKamloops registry  office. The resolution was adopted.  7    Monring Session.  ,.  When the convention opened  yesterday morning at 10 o'clock  the delegates, were confronted by  an order sheet containing about 15  subjects. With the exception of  two or three topics these were disposed of before the final adjournment.  * Normal School Resolution.  The proposed normal school for  the interior of the-province came  (Continued on Page Four.)  CANADIAN BOAT THE VICTOR    !     '  The Minnesota Outclassed.  Montreal, August S.���The first  day's international race," for the  Seawanhaka cup, between - the  American challenger Minnesota, of  the White Bear club, St. Paul, and  the Canadian defender Red Coat,  came off on lake St. Louis today,  resulting in an easy victory for the  Canadian boat by six minutes and  twenty seconds. There was one  inch difference in the length of the  boats, the Red Coat measuring  twenty-five feet seven inches, and  the Minnesota twenty-five feet six  inches. The Minnesota had the  lighter crew, skipper Griggs and his  men tipping the beam at (331 pounds,  against 646 pounds for the Canadian crew. ' ���'   ���  Skipper Duggan having won the  toss, selected a triangular course  for today's race, the distance being  twelve miles, three   times  round.  When the signal for a start was  given at 1:30, there was a light  north-westerly to westerly breeze  blowing.     Red Coat got oyer, the  line first.   Both boats stood on the,  starboard tack, and it   was  soon  apparent that Red Coat was drawing away   from ' Minnesota. ���   Red'  .Coat->'worked      up,   to   r windward,   the  American   boat  makings , ^leeway,\ ' and  .   constantly,  luffing * to" avoid   the   puffs. * The  American "boat seemed to be   no  match for the defender.   The wind  continued to come down the lake in  puffs, aiid the Minnesota appeared  to'be unable to carry her sail.   The  Red Coat turned . the first buoy of  the first round at 1:48:48, Minnesota  following 42  seconds later.   Both  boats then hoisted reaching jibs;  They' reached very fast,-and the  'Minnesota commenced   closing up  the distance'.   As" they approached  "the second buoy it.was'a matterjjof  doubt whether the* Red Coat could  make very much1 mob"e*6n;the>wind^  ward work'than the Americtm* ooat  could" on/the reaches.   '^However;  "Red'Coat passed the \buoy/with/a  lead of 32 seconds.   Oh ' the' way  down before the wind Red Coat  *sailed"faster than ' before/and'Minnesota "' gradually dropped' behind.  Red Coat rounded the last- buoy of  the first round at 2:02:30, Minnesota  following 1 minute and 10 seconds  later. ��� : . "    ���  ��� On the. first" leg. of- the -second  round Red 'Coat began taking in  to the wind, while the Minnesota  sagged off to the leeward. Her  drift was,au'gmented by the carrying away of her peak, and for some  time the boat pounded along with  her mainsail flapping around in the  wind. At last she was luffed up,  and the peak taken up and relayed;  and filled up again, but she had lost  greatly, and rounded the first buoy  of the second round 3 minutes and  42 seconds behind Red Coat. It  was now evident that the Canadian  was" a certain winner. The American boat was very tender in the  hard puffs, and ,appeared_to_bury_  herself in the water, and have difficulty in comiug to the wind  quickly. On the reach after passing the buoy the American boat  did not appear to do quite as well  as before, and rounded the second  buoy of second round 4 minutes 20  seconds behind Red Coat. The  Canadian boat increased her lead to  5 minutes when she rounded the  last buoy on the second round at  2:30:50. On the first leg of the last  round Red Coat again showed  superior work to windward, and  passed the first buoy 5 minutes and  30 seconds ahead, and on the second  leg, which was .a reaching one, she  gained another minute and 12  seconds. The Minnesota, however,  after turning the second buoy  sailed down before the wind in fine  style, and lessened the distance between the boats by 22 seconds.  Red Coat crossed the finish line at  3.15.18, and Minnesota at 3.21.38.  Following is the elapsed time:  Red Coat, 1 hour, 45 minutes, 18  seconds ; Minnesota, 1 hour, 51 minutes, 38 seconds. Difference, 6 minutes, 20 seconds. /-After the race  skipper Griggs of Minnesota stated  that he had foolishly tried a new  sail, and that tbe center board  would have been much better set a  foot and a half back. However, he  intended to use the old sail tomorrow, and hoped for better luck,  but they had been fairly beaten.  ment, to stop the 'importation into  "the United-States from ..Canada, of  undesirable immigrants. He will go  to Boston early next week,' and  from there will proceed to his destination, accompanied' by commissioner-general of immigration Powderly. The frequent charges of  violation of the immigration laws  have led the, government to take  steps to have the subject investigated.   ' __���  .,  The Baptists Are All Right  New York, August 3.���Rev. Dr.  C. L. Rhodes, of the Baptist Publication Society, received word today  that all the Baptist-missionaries of  Eastern'Central China .were safe iri  Shang-Hai. -     r - - _,  SALSON MAY BE EXECUTED  i       ������. * *       '. ,���'* -  - r    <   - /f'"   . yy -  ,     For Attempted Assassination.' 7  : Paris, August 3.���Salson;   who  attempted to assassinate the shah'  of Persia, was more communicative  today,  and   when, an  effort was  made to interrogate" him, he spoke  freely of yesterday's attempt," and  ventilated    his    anarchist    ideas.  When asked if he acted as the instrument of others, he declined to  answer, saying, however, that had  he killed the shah arid escaped he  would have -attempted to kill-" the  czar. *. What,-his punishment, will,  be is a^ matter of speculation. *'->P/.o*-J  "bably'it'will be; a 5 life'.sentence atr  hard labor, though-he may be condemned   to   the   guillotine.     The  statutes provide for the death pen-'  alty for attempted assassination.    "'  Paris has not recovered from its  indignation at the attempt on the  life of its royal guest.   The press is  . filled with apologies and expressions  ��� of regret, and urges as further protection for public officials the sup-'  pression of anarchists.' The curious,  crowd which surrounded the,palace  of -the.sovereigns; .today ,was pre^l  lypub&d-'-' from "-i approaching^ ,the"  fj^lac^Vbkp^t&ejjs^  'Vihcennes,; where ithe���military^re-|  view was' held in'h^s',honor.''* The.  shah seems the' least "concerned bit  'all'over the,effort to take -his life,*  ��� and Jie-'has not curtailed the pro-]  grahfhe had~itfview.7''^>'-*~i;:1",->'  PKICE FIVE GENTS:$f%  NELSON'S TRADE IMPROVINC  !  .ni"  **V!*i����V.*4  j.< -*. v7<Jt?��  . A Plot of Anarchists.  New York, August" 3.���The,Herald tomorrow will publish the following: "In the possession of the  police, and of the Italian authorities, is evidence which-the investigators regard as'indisputable proof,  of the' formation here, and '. in  Paterson, New Jersey,'bf a gigantic  plot' against the lives of- all the  crowned heads of the worldi"  Shipments for the Week.  The , report from the, wholesale ss  trade for the week" is  The situation has not changed mai- '$  terially since last week savf>thafcf|^  business is steadily improving'and0jj>  wholesalers are surveying' the~im~-|lt  mediate future complacently.-',"-'���*?^��>'*~  _ Yesterday's shipments are  ponded  W.F.Teietzel & Co., assayers'sup; ^  plies.~Woodbury,RosslandrMoyief|f  Slocan, Athabascaand Tmirl^^M  �� Kootenay Cigar;, Manufacturinjri#  Co., cigars.���Kaslo; Fernie,'-Moyjejjfjf  Elko, Fort Steele, Kimberley, Green^  wood.and5Cre8tbn> <���-..--,��� V^'^^JIIll  ^Thorpe &.Co^bottledfthdaemMr  waters.���Rossland arid Ferguson.$#  - J. Cholditch & Coi, ."wtiblesalel  grocers.���Kaslo, Slocan ..City^Ne^r  Denver,' Cascade, Whitewater,*Fer^  gusob, Eholt, Trail, Silverton, ,Ymirf"  Proctor and Rossland.^V'-^7;#^|S^  .    Kootenay, .Electric.*Supply^anap  Construction Co. ^(Brand^Fdrk's^  Greenwood,   Sandon; : Moyie -f'andf  'Ymir.  ''*'���'    *      */77-r*>   ^7^-llSj  Nelson Soda, Water, Co.,"mineral'lf  and- aerated, waters.^Ymir^KinWlf  ;berley,^Salmo; .Cascade ;aty?jEriel  AM^'riC:!*-'. .*     ,-*,-17 ?\ t'* --- v��*f^^J->M_',A_^__w.  and Trail.  ; ���*_ v-, 2   .-^ _$%gp%_Mjf_fi  7~H.' J./ Evans"?&��Co.; commission^  merchants.���IiemW^/CreekiifjSree^^  wood,'Ymir, Lardo,.��New;��Denvar^  .'Athabasca and'R6bsoh:7 #r^'^#f?  '-"^Brackmah'/^^KerV Milk^Con��  pany, , Limited,* flour>arid^feed.^MJ  .Ymir, Erie, Waneta,' Sanca^K&loff*  Robson, Nakusp,- Lardo^and^Porfcolf  Rico.      , v.^v ^y^rmm  ��� :Kootenay Supply) Company, Lim'^M  ited, __ wholesale r grocera���YmirfM  Kaslo7 Moyie/ Slocan .City, ^Cran^C'  broqk;\Creston and Kitchener! t;%M,  -Turner, Beeton & Co.', liquors and#  dry goods.���Ainsworth; Slocan City,*F*  ;chaht��"-f-New'DenverfSlocant7City,1  Ro��Ia��d,,-7l$Brnie,r" MoyieT '.Wtiitet  ;water;SandonrCreston,^CranbKiok1  'and Rock Creek."/ A^ %ffl$$ffl_  COMPULSORY ARBITRATION  -  Will Keep Out Immigrants.  Neav York, August 3.���It was  announced today that assistant secretary of the treasury Taylor is on  the eve of taking tho initial step in  a general campaign, by the govern-  Discussed in the Legislature.  Victoria, August 3.���[Special to  The Tribune]���R. F. Green, of Kaslo,  today moved, a resolution, which  though hot definitely stating '��� so,  ^irges^the.governmenttobring-in-a-  bill for compulsory arbitration of  disputes which may arise between  capital and labor. He * said one of  his chief reasons for doing so was  to prevent a re-occurrance of  strikes, such as proved so disastrous  last year to Kootenay mining, and  especially in the Slocan country. It  was not a political issue, he argued,  and it was time something was  done, as it was the only method to  bring both parties to an agreement.  Finance minister Turner said he  had doubts of the efficiency of the  method proposed, and did not  think all labor unions agreed in  Mr. Green's method.  Ralph Smith, labor leader of Nanaimo, agreed that all unions did  not accept the compulsory, arbitration principle.  The matter was laid' over till  Monday. The rest of the day was  spent in committee work.  ���   Legislation Against the Chinese. '  Victoria, August 3.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���The railway committee today added an anti-Chinese  clause to the Vancouver & New  Westminister railway bill, on the  lines of the NatalAct to the effect  that no one should be employed on  the road unless he was able to read  and write English. The house  spent the afternoon in session on  the Liquor License Act.  Serious Fire in Newfoundland.  St: Johns, Newfoundland, August  3.���A forest fire at Sopps Arm,  White Bay, has destroyed a large  saw mill, several million feet of  lumber, and a settlement of 120  houses. The whole place was wiped  Nelson Sawf& Planing, Mills?!  ited,''8ash and' doors.���Granite andl  ���Proctor/- r~,     * ^ , '>7&v/ ^Jj  -i.. ��� A'\ Macdonald & ^Cq^ ; wholestrieWI  grocers.���Erie, Ymir7 Salm"6,<Sirdar^1  Slocan -City,   Robson, v Ferguson,1*t  Sandon,   Fire' ^Valley, T Gladstone*^  Granite, Kitchener, Ainsworth" and;^|  Cascade City.'J  California Wine'Compariy,' winesfpl  and cigar's.���Kimberley,-Camp'Mc����*5f  Kinney, Ferguson, Fernie, Sandon^j  New Denver and'Ymir. ''7   -'<'" V viwh  J. Y. Griffin, & Co.,T produce ahd^l  provisions.���Rossland, Trail, Fernie^J  Creston, .Granite,   Alamo,. Kaslo,  Ainsworth, Kakusp and Moyie.  THE CONCENTRATOR! CONE  i-?*  f 1 x.  Bush Fires Burn Out. , ; ;1  The fire at Ymir has practically  burned 'out. In a few spots the  bush is smouldering but no further  ,danger_is apprehended.-���The extra^  hose sent down from Nelson was,  used in soaking the saw mill and  other buildings which might be in  the danger zone if the wind took a  fresh turn.  Charles   Dundee   returned   last  night from the Dundee mine where  the fire proved so disastrous.    He  reached Ymir on Wednesday morning but could not get out,to the  Dundee owing   to   the   fires.    On  Thursday morning he succeeded in  reaching the mine to find that the  concentrator had gone up in flames  on the previous evening.    Superintendent Carr was on the' ground  with eight men and every effort  was made to save the mill.   The  boilers were filled with water and  the flume turned into the building  until everything was soaked. When  the fire line, got so. close that the <  heat   could    not     be     withstood '  Carr   drew   his men back- to the i  mine with some difficulty.   For a I  time the water in the mill kept the |  fire out, but the fire crept behind j  and burnt out the flume, cutting off ' <  the water supply and leaving the j  buildings unprotected.   It   was   a;  total loss, with the possible excep-!  tion of the boilers.   The plant and J  building was insured for $20,000.  The fire then burnt up the tramway and took off the bunkhouse  and   magazine.     The contents of,  the latter were removed to the tun- \''  nel earlier in the day.   The __\zx_\ ,  succeeded in saving the boarding!  house, shaft and engine house and.'__  stables.  ,3  <     -v   ��� 1  >  Mlk____tm  ^-Ul-^k^''  *: 'il  l._\&  y3zy;y.yyiyjM THE TRIBOTE: NELSON & G &AJJTRDAY AUGUST 4 1900  "t*ii,F*nmr,r"-*'i,;'*'  Are you satisfied with the quality and fit and  price? If you are perfectly satisfied-we can  offer you nothing better. But if not let us try  to serve you. 'We think we can do it to your-decided advantage.  THE SHOEISTS  'TO SPOKANE  AND REPUBLIC  Reduction iir Long Distance Rates. "Use the  'Kootenay Lake   Company's Lines.  OTHER  BATES iPBOPOBTIONATELY  LOW.  - -M *  -*.*���  fB  ieecRBAM  WE HAVE THEM" SMALL  ENOUGH TO'MAKE.HALF  PINT OR AS LARGE AS  YOU WANT THEM   m  "B  WE   ARE   CLEANING   THEM  OUT   AT REDUCED  PRICES.  Prosser and T. O. Callahan, i' The  city band was in attendance. All  ���the Nelson contractors are employing members of the painters' union  exclusively.  Boer Sympathizer Talks.  Cape Town, August 3.���W. P.  Schreiner, the late premier of Cape  Colony, speaking in the house of  assembly today, announced his intention to support au amendment  to the government's treason bill,  which, without disapproving martial law, declares its continuance  in certain districts contrary to the  rights of British subjects. He took  the ground that the ' amendment  would not hamper imperial action.  The occasion was seized by Mr.  Schreiner to make a long and eloquent explanation of hi.s attitude  throughout the war in South  Africa. "If I have been guilty," he  exclaimed, "regarding the insufficient colonial defences, the military  authorities have been ten times  more guilty. I delayed calling out  the volunteers until the invasion of  the colony compelled it. I was not  aware at that time of the weakness  of the imperial forces." He vigorously denied the existence of an  Afrikander-, conspiracy, declaring  that sympathy with the Boers did  not mean disloyalty,v provided true  allegiance was maintained. Mr.  Schreiner paid an enthusiastic  tribute to the humane methods' of  lord Roberts.  Ji^^'^^'^,.  Uf  iti  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ���0,0.0.0.0.0.0.0i0.0\  ^?^^^$!$$5a^^^��^3^��i$*��S^^$^%.  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.  J_ 'r-ii.rli-il j  &  >��-** '9-0*9- 0-0-9-0'0  ffl  ffl  to  to  to  to  to  to  tori  to  xif,  to  to  to  to  to  to  iti  to  to  to  .^zi*_zi^r.^.^,  I'I 4'^;*f \* FRO vi THE.SMALLEST  <��i*4S -'.TO THE< LARGEST . . .  ,*-"*���' -fn '  '���ST'-.3,  /iVIpLi&oHlan  "Brothers  Successors to the Vancouver Hardware Company.  m  Sk;  HUDSOrfcSBftY  eOMPAWY,  &-,'- f ���  i t ?-���*���  ��� v.al.1  >' ��'.  ���m��y  _��*?.? ��� '��� ^ ���  INCORPORATED 1670.  'ruling of; the Mikado, can legally  leave Japan for Canada. ' The Toronto Globe states that even under  the latest restriction it is possible  ���for 6000' Japs to> legally migrate to  the Dominion' each year.  Wiltons  Axminsters  Brussels  Tapestries  -  Take your choice, select your  Rattern, show us the floor, you  ave no more worry.  Prices and. quality always satisfactory ' We sew  and "lay all  carpets free of charge.  Blinds  We carry a good assortment  of opaques and can fill orders  for any size-blinds* and will be  glad to quote? prices for,special  sizes.  The announcement that'the federal government intends to reduce  the.royalty upon the gold output of  'the .Yukon,', and : to establish an  ��� assay roffice at Dawson'City for the  purchase "of- all1 the' gold'produced  on 'the creeks, shows that the government- is prepared. tb' learn by,  experience. Under the new arrangement it is suggested that the royalty-'be three per cent.'-instead of ten  per cent, as at present, and that in  return for this -payment'"the government assay offices shall furnish;  free of cost, an-assay on the gold  dust   turned   in and -give -bank  drafts1 in exchange for it.-   The ex;  perience of the past two years has  shown, that the absence of an assay  office in which-. returning Shiners  could dispose of their ��� product to  advantage! has cost the'merchants  of the Coast the whole of the trade  ���of returning Yukoners. Por this  reason the announcement, of the  government's determination to  ���remedy the'defect should be hailed  with pleasure. '.  ' The destruction of the Dundee  Mining Company's concentrator  comes at a most inopportune time  for the shareholders. The probabilities are'-that the burning of the  concentrator will seriously affect  the deal which was pending for the  purchase of the property.  New Cable Line Opened.  New York, August 3.���Congratulatory messages, from president- McKiniey and the king of  Portugal, were exchanged direct  today between the United States  and Portugal over the new line of  the Commercial Cable Company  which has just been put in operation between the Azores and this  country. The cable connects at the  island of Fayal with the European  & Azores company's line from the  Azores to'Portugal, and is the first  to connect the Azores with- the  United States. It also opens direct  communication for the first time  between this country and Portugal.  ' Nicaragua Prosperous.  ' Managua, Nicaragua, August 2.  ���The Nicaraguan .congress convened last evening and was personally addressed by president Zelaya,  who declared that the condition of  the country,, especially from the  viewpoint of finance, showed improvement. He announced the termination, of the concession of the  Maritime Canal Company, and for-  'mally- proclaimed the existence of  the Byre-Cragin concession.  "' Britain^Opposes" Partition.  London, August 3.���Mr. Brod-  erick's statement' in the house of  commons yesterday, placing Great  Britain -on record as unalterably  opposed to the partition of China;  is well received by all -the  morning papers/which for lack of  ,other news chiefly devote their  comments to Dr. Morrison's remarkable * message to the Times,  cabled   yesterday   to the   United  States.       ;  ������������������______ f  Killed Two Hungarians. j-  ' Easton, Pennsylvania, August 22  ���An explosion that caused the  death of- -one Hungarian and the  fatal injury of another, occurred at  the Alpha cement works below  Phillipsburg, New Jersey, today.  Alex Stewart  - Room 3, Turner & Boech Block.  NELSON.  Mines  Real Estate  Insurance  Loans  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON  B.C.  FOR SALE CHEAP.  .i  Thrro inside residohco lots .and houso on Vor  noi-s'reot.  S2,25. ��25 cash rest on time, w'll buy lot in btock  79. . '   '     .  ��130, $50 cash rest on time, will buy choice lot  in Bogustown, on oar line.  Molly Gibson and Exchequer shares for sale.  Five-roomcd'houso to ront on Hondryx street,  912.50 per month.  Wanted���Athabasca, Tamarac and Noble Five  shaies. -       Alex Stewart  ���'' Room 3,'Tumer-Boeckh Block.- -  ON  mwm  , AT" ALL  TIMES    -  IMPROVED    PROPERTY.  jERATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  rpHORPE & CO., LIMITED.���Corner Vernon  ���*��� and Cedar streets, Nelson, manufacturers  of and wholesale dealers in ��rated waters and  fruit syrups. Sole- agents for Halcyon Springs  mineral water.   Telephone 60.  ASSAYERS'' SUPPLIES.  TTT F. TEETZEL & CO.-Corner Baker and  �� v .   Josephine streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in  assayers  supplies.  Agents for Denver  Fire Clay Co. of Denver, Colorado.  CIGARS.  KOOTENAY CIGAH MANUFACTURING  CO.���Corner Baker and Hall streets^ Nel  son, manufacturers of "Royal Seal"iand'"Koote  nay Belle" brands of cigars.   COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  TT J. EVANS & CO.���Baker street.' Nelson  ���*-�� wholesale ' dealers1' in -liquors, cigars,  cement, fire brick and fire clay, water pipe tana  steel rails, and general commission merchants.  STRAIGHT LOANS  At 8 per cent, interest payable'semi-annually.  INSTALLMENT'PLAN LOANS  To nay off a loan of'81000 with       ,  interest nnd principal, for a  period of Ave years $20.90 per month  Seven years    16 75    "      "  Ten years '.     12 ��-0   "      "    >  Fifteen years     10 35 ,"  - ���'    ,  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY & CON-  . STRUCTION COMPAN Y���Wholesale dealers in telephones, annunciators, bells, batteries,  fixtures, etc., Houston-block. Nelson.   FLOUR AND' FEED.  BRACKMAN: KER' MILLING' COMPANY  ���Cereals, Flour,-'Grain, Hay. ��� Straight or  mixed cars shipped  to all   Kootenay Points.  Grain elevators at all principal points on Calgary-  ' Edmonton R. R.' Mills at Victoria; New West-  minster. and Edmonton. Alberta.   TAYLOR ,FEED &���.PRODUCE*CO.-Baker  : street,' Nelson (George' F.''Motion's old  stand), >-Flour," Feed,- Grain, -Hay- and -Produce.  Car lots a specialty.. Correspondence solicited.  Phone 26. . <  FRESH AND SALT-MEATS,  p 'BURNS &. CO.���Baker  street,* Nelson,  J- ��   wholesale dealers in fresh and curedmeate.  Cold storage."   GROCERIES.  A-MACDONALD & CO.���Corner Front and  x*�� ���Hair streets, - wholesale . grocers ' and  jobbers in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots; rubbers,  mackinaws and miners' sundries.         ���  KOOTENAY' SUPPLY' COMPANY,   LIMI-  TED���Vernon   street, Nelson, "wholesale  grocers.     Saw &  R/jills, 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 arid Glass.  -Get prices before' purchasing elsewhere  Office Corner flail ai\d Front Streets  Factory Hall Street. Crossing C. P. R. Track  Mills Hall Street Wharf  JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front street, Nel-  ..   son. wholesale mvra>���.  son, wholesale grocers.  H. R. CAMERON  Baker Streot, Nelson. Agent and. Appraiser,  Cameras  AND AMATEUR  PHOTOGRAPHERS'  SUPPLIES OF  ALL KINDS.  ��Jte ��rffrmte*  There -eems to have been some  mistake iu the calculation-as to the  number of Japs who, under the new  Painters Dinner-Last Night.  "The Miners' Union Kail was the  scene of a' pleasant gathering last  night   when * the- members' of the  painters'    union   entertained -the  employing * contractors < and other  friends, the guests of; the * evening  being 'contractors ^Toye,/'Bradley,  Hatch,' Pearcy,/! Murphy, 'Gillette  ;and -Hillyer,' J&mes Wilks; president  ���Miners' Union and?J. T;-Thorpe' of,  the trades and labor- council. 7 The  party  partook ��� of 7supper  -after  which an" interesting ��� program ;of  (speeches arid songs was1 introduced,,  W.- J. ��� Millward,--president of thie  painters' 'union? in the*, chair, and.  T. O. Skatbo, vice-president; in--the-  viceLchair. The guests expressed  their-'friendliness' to the- union, in  *rieat terms and vocal-numbers-were;  contributed by B.   Thompson, C,  CANADA Wit  * BOOK CO.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  ���.!  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR .SAFES  _Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  NELSON, B. C.  ian     Hares  ' Get in'on the ground floor. More money than  anything else on earth. One good man or woman  to handle stock.     ..  7   APPLY .  'EV EDWARDS,   Nelson   Hotel  INDEPENDENT ORDER OF FORESTERS  SPECIAL  NOTICE.  f  A- special meeting: of Court Kootenay, ��� No.  3138, will be held in Fraternity. Hall on Saturday,  August 4th at8 o'cioek to-meet the Rev. Alex  McGillivray, P.H.C.K.  The members of this com t; will attend divino  service in-the Presbyterian Church on Sunday  morning,' August;5th. All Foresters resident or  visiting' in the city are urgently: requested to  meet with the'brethren of Court Kootenay at  10 a.m. in Fraternity Hall, and avail- themselves  ot this opportunity to hea** brother McGilvray.  -..* JOHN A. IRVING. C.U.  P. B. FLEMING, R. 3.  N1ININC STOCKS  BOUGHT AND SOLD  ' Referendum Treasury Stock  Richelieu, 1000  FOR SALE.  Six-room house, Hume Addition, 9830.  A complete set of tinner's tools.  A good shack.  CALL ON  H. A. Prosser  'BROKER, WARP'STREET J  J. E. ANNABLE  GENERAL. BROKER  fruits.   Cold storage. KAgonts Armour Sc Co.'s  bacon, hams, lard and other products.   J" Y. GRIFFIN Sc 'CO.-FrontIstreet, Nelson.  ��� rwholesale (dealers'in 'provisions,   oured  meats, butter and eggs.   HARDWARE AND-MINING. SUPPLIES.  H BYERS & CO.-Corner Baker and Josephine  ��� streets,' Nelson, wholesale dealers in hardware and;mining supplies. -Agents for Giant  Powder Co. .  LAWRENCE,' HARDWARE COMPANY-;  . Baker'St./ Nelson,-'wholesale ' dealers in  hardware land mining supplies, and water and  plumbers' supplies. .  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  rpURNER, BEETON & CO.-Corner Vernon  :������   and Josephine streets, Nelson, 'wholesale  'dealers in -liquors, cigars and dry goods.  Agents ���  for Pabst Brewing Co. of Milwaukee and Cal-  gary Brewing Co. of Calgary. ��� ���  . POWDER, CAPS* AND FUSE.   ;  TTAMILTON POWDER COMPANY-Baker  -xx- street,' Nelson/ manufacturers of dynamite,  sporting, stumping and blaok blasting powders,  Kootenay Steam Laundry  BLOMBEBC &:SWEDBEHC  PROPRIETORS  The only steam laundry in Nelson employing union labor    -  wholesale dealers .  blasting apparatus,  i caps' and fuse, and eleotrio  Three dwelling houses       sale on easy terms.  One lot  on  Stanley  street, opposite Royal  hotel, for sale at a bargain.  'One Boven-roomod house'and one three-room  house for rent.   See ANNABLE  MONEYTO LOAN  AT 7 PER CENT  ON BUSINESS PROPERTY,  Apply G. L. LENNOX, Solicitor, Nelson B. C  Notice to Union Men.  The grievance committee : of  the Trades and Labor- Council  have declared the Contractors  L-ster 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. '  SASH AND DOORS.  NELSON'SAW' AND'PLANINQ MILL8,  LIMITED���Corner Front and HaU streets,  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers  in sash and doors; all kinds of faotory work1 made  to order.    TENTS   AND-AWNINGS.  NELSON TENT AND AWNING FACTORY-  Bakor street, Nelson. Manufacturers of all  kinds of tents,-awnings,'-and-canvas goods.  P. O. Box 76.   Theo. Madson, proprietor.   WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMITED���Corner Front and HaU streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers In wines (case and bulk,  ana domestlo and imported cigars.  Claries St. Barbe  Stock arid Share Broker  General Agent  E. P. Whalley, d. P.  NOTARY PUBLIC  Office with C. W. West & Co., corner Hall and  Bakor streets.  City office of tho Nolson Soda water Factory.  A. R. HARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  ���Corner Viotoria and-Kootenay Streets.  P. O. Box M9.   A. LARSON, Manager  J.M.LUDWIG  Manufacturers 'of 'and  -'dealers in Harness, Paok  . and Stock Saddles. Apara-  ' -joes. Collars,' Bridles'and  ��� Whips.  Nelson Harness Shop  ''   Hall Street, Nelson.  C.W. West & Co.  COAL!     WOOD!  Hard Coal  Anthracite  $9,65  __^___X_XX7-____-l____Z>  Crow's Nest  Coal  $6.15  AGENTS IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY, Ltd.  No order can be accepted unless accompanied  by cash.    Office:   Corner of HaU        TCICDilflUC   4-t  and Baker Streets. ' ElXrlUJHC   OO.  Lethbridge Gait Goal  Tho best valuo fdr the money in the market)  for all purposes.  terms oabh    " W. P. TiKBNKr, General Agent  Telephone 147.   Offloe with O. D. J. Christie.  -A.-   ���EjIEsrST'JE.A.XX  Contracting Painters, Decorators, Paperhangors.  Full line of wall paper, mouldings, oto, -Kalso-  mining and Tinting.   Striotly first-class work.  Estimate's furnished. -  Residence Mill Street, ������MpTcnV ', P   P  Opposite Sohool House ���-JW ��jLuU-N ,- Dm\j.  FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES.  NELSON LODGE. NO. 28, A. F. Sc A. M.  Meets seoohd Wednesday In each month.  Sojourning brethren invited. ���,;  <m  TELKPHONKNO. 06  DR. ALEX FORIN   ,  Office:* Houston- Block.  ARCHITECTS.  THWART &  CARRIE���Architects.    Rooms 7  XJ   and 8 Aberdeen block, Baker street, Nelson,  ^ENGINEERS.  nHARLESPARKER-^MIning and milling en-  >^  gineer. West Baker street. Nelson.  lay streets, evory  Visit* aa Knights  Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock.      _ . _   _  oordialfy invited to attend.   F. J. Bradley, C. C;  J. AJj'Paquette; K. cf R. Sc S,"  NELSON L. O. L.. No. 1602, meets in L O. O. F.  Hall; corner'Baker and Kootenay streets,  1st. and;3rd Friday, of each.month. Visiting  hrethern cordially invited. R. Robinson, W. M.  W.Crawford.-Recording-Sflorotary.      :������.:'���..���-      '���  ���J^TELsON,���aCRIE./Ntunber;22, FrjtternalOrder  ���*t* of Eagles, meets every second and fourth  Wednesday inoaoh month, in Fraternity Hall.  VisitinK brethren*welcome.' W. Gosnell, Presi  dent.  Charles Prosser, Seoretary.  NOTICE.  - The co-partnership heretofore e-rfsting between  Charles S.'Rashdall and A. E. .'Fauquier,.doing  business as mining brokers at Now Denver, Brit-  ' ish Columbia; under the firm nume .of Rashdall  feFauquior, is dissolved." Tho business will be  continued by the'undersigned.       '  CHARLES S. JtASHPALL.  New Denver, July Uth, 1300.  THE ATHABASCA GOLD MINE, LIMITED  ��� _ (In Liquidation.)    -        .    ,    ��  SHARE   CAPITAL   ��200,000.    .       />���<  To the Canadian Siiakbiiolders:  Special resolutions for liquidation 'and reconstruction were passed at an Extraordinary General Meeting, held on the 18th of May last, and  confirmed at a further meeting on the -5th June  last, and in conformity therewith, .a new company has been registered under iho name of Tho  Atliabahca Gold Mine, Limited, having a capital"  of ��100,000 in ordinary shnrcR of ��1 each.  I give notice that the agreement for the transfer of the assets of tho old company to tho new  company, which was submitted to and approved  by the said Extraordinary General Meeting, has  now been executed-and is dated the 18th June,  1900. Holders of shares in the old company aro  entitled to claim as of right, an allotment of ono  share in the new company, with 17s. per share  credited as having been paid, up thereon,-for  every two shares held by them or w> which they  were entitled in tho old company, providing they  agreo to pay up the balance of 3s; per sharo'on  each of such new shares.  Shareholders registered on the books of the old  company-havo-received blanks or forms'-on'  which to make application for tho shares to  which they are entitled to apply for, and which  must be recoived here nnd bo in my hands, together with the Is. per sharo payable on application not later than 18th August, IflOO. Shareholders who do not make application by.thisdate will  lose all their intorest in tho company.^ Holders  of dollar shares of the Athabasca Gold Mining  Company, Limited Liability, who have not concerted. theJr-Soript h^.'filjtorlinguShareSipf^ tho_  Athabasca Gold Mine, Limitedrwhich is now in  liquidation, are advised to send these promptly  to thiaofficefor conversion, thatthey may rece'vo '  the necessary .blanks in time to comply with the  above notice and so retain their interest in the  property.    ��� ' E. NELSON FELL, Manager.  TRADES' UNIONS.  NELSON MINERS' UNION NO. 96, W. F. ot  -. M.���Meets in miners' -union rooms, northeast oorner Viotoria and Kootenay streets, evory  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock.. Visiting members welcome. M. R. Mo watt. President .Tames  Wilkes, Secretary. Union Scale of Wages  fok Nelson -District���Por shift, machino  men, $3.50: haratnersuion niinerR, $3.25; muckers,  carmen, shovelors and other underground laboi-  or8;"$3.00."   -- --������--���������   '��� ���-������   ���"-���   ���'-   TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.-Tho regular meetings of tho Nelson Trades and Labor  Council will bo held'in the miners' union hall,  cornor of Viotoria and Kootenay streets, on tho  first' and * third Thursday of eaoh month, ab  7.30 p.m. G. J. Thorpe, President. J. H.Matho-  son, Seoretary. ,;      .  THE regular meetings of the Carpenters' Union  : are held on Wednesday' evoning of each  weok. at 7 o'clook, in the Miners' Union hall corner Viotoria and 'Kootenay streets. R. Robin-  son.'President.   James Colling, Secretary.   BARBERS' UNION.-Nolson Union, No. 15)0. of  the International Journeymen Barber's Union of America, meots every first and third Mon-  ; dayof each month in Miner's Union Hall, cornor  of Viotoria arid Kootenay streets, at 8:30 p.m.  sharp. , Visiting brothers cordially invited to  attend. J. H.'Matheson, President. W. S. Bel-  ��� ville,Secretary. . '      ... ���. i   BRICKLAYERS AND MASONS' UNION.  .'The Bricklayers and Masons' International  Union No. 3 of Nelson meets second and fourth  Tuesdays in each' month at Miners  Union hall.  : J. W. Etcher, president; Joseph Clark, recording  and corresponding secretary.'    TLABORERS' UNION.-Nelson Laborers' Pro-  ���*-? teotive Union, No. 8121,A. F. of L., meets in  Fraternity Hall,-Oddfellow's blook,-corner of Baker and Kootenay streets, every Monday evening  at7:30 p.m.8harp.'Vi8itingmemhers of tho American Federation cordially invited to attend. A. W.  : McFee. President^Peroy Shackelton. Secretary.  NELSON PAINTERS' UNION���The regular  meeting of "the j Painters' Union is held  the first and third Fridays in eaoh month at Miners' Union hall at 7:30 sharp. T. O. Skatbo, Prcsi-  dent; Will J. Hatch. Secretary.   THE NELSON PLUMBERS, GAS .AND  STEAM FITTERS UNION meets every seo  ond and fourth Friday at the Miners' Union hall  at S n.m.    TV Weeks. Pwcrnt-Arv tiro torn.   PLA8TERFRS' UNTON���The O. P. I. A. No.  '172. meets every Wednesday evening in the  Elliot block, corner Baker and Stanley streets, afc  8 o'clock. J. D. Moyer, president; Donald McLean/secretary.  - ��� -*���ilA^*_f_\  HI-4V  ?���**!.)-  ^^^^^^r^��^^^  i.TWj?��y-^v^->  ��)>j.i��> /r\.T_._��iM 7S"*^j5^Sj  ,*.Li"S,'  THJJ TOIBtmE: OTLSO^B.^. SATURDAY; AUGUST -i, 1900  I LAST GALL-  iti  WILL LAST ONLY ONE WEEK LONGER.      ODD LOTS MUST GO REGARDLESS OP CONSEQUENCES  -i  4'  ���^     *��� V'  .  ���-���vVt,?-P  j^'^'S^I--?'^'^ '^ m__*'^ '^ '__*'_? 'lf^ '^'fS__'��Jl_\^ ^\'^_-t'*lm*'w!��ym_\'Vt_}'m-}'\-\^'m_)'^;'^__,*^& '  ���      ~ . piREMPToSxrsALEl  *ti  1 y ��� k ���*"���  UP 7 ',->  MEN'S SUITS %i|  -('III *;.s;��  '* MsT-'fit?-^  ' ������ ''������ _'   *- JiV?'  $ CHILDREN'S SHOES      BOY'S SHOES      MEN'S SHOES      BOY'S SUITS  J. CHILDREN'S SUITS      CHILDREN'S HATS      BOY'S HATS      MEN'S HATS  (ti IN SHORT BIG -BARGAINS IN EVERYTHING THAT. A MAN OR BOY WANTS -TO WEAR NOW  iti  iti  iti  iti  CALL IN YOUR WANDERING THOUGHTS; GATHER YOURSELF TOGETHER, AND SEE WHAT YOU CAN DO WITH FIVE DOLLARS AT  %  1 THE WALLACE-MILLEB- GO'S  - .-/,-sSEl  H!ti  ALEl  BANK OF MONTREAL  CAPITAL, all paid up....$12,000,000.00  REST    7.000,000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITB       427,180.80  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. Georgo A. Drummond Vice-President  E. S. Cloustou General Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootonay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branches' in London (England) New York,  Chicago, and all tho principal cities in Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  Transfers. >  Grant * Commercial and Travelers Credits,  available in any part of tho world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Mode, Eto.  Savings Bank Branch  OTTBRKNT RATK OF INTEREST PAID.  OOM PAUL'S WEALTH.  -Those who are in the habit of  thinking of Mr." Kruger as a mere  farmer may be surprised to hear  that he is a millionaire at least  once. How many times over that  nice-round sum he has' accumulated  in his savings it is impossible to say.  To begin with, he has the handsome salary as "president of seven  thousand a year, together with a  coffee allowance, which is supposed  ���6r b/S * his "entertaining" money r of  . thrco hundred a year. Being of a  frugal turn of mind, Mr. Kruger  has.for many years past lived on  his coffee money, while out of his  presidential salary and "perquisites" he-is believed to have succeeded in saving about thirty thousand a year.  Over and above this Mr. Kruger  hasi many indirect sources of income. J t has been shown that he  has a very large interest in the  Netherlands Railway, while he is  also directly concerned iu. the. consumption of dynamite, as well as  several.' other flourishing monopolies.    Mr.   Kruger owns farms in  ���different parts of the Transvaal.  Some are productive, others are  not. For instance in the Rusten-  burg district many of the best to-'  bacco-growing farms are his, and  tho lessees pay him very handsome  . rents.  ������  -  His gold mining farms have also  brought him in a goodly amount;  a few he has sold to the hated Uitlander capitalists, others he retains  or hopes to retain.  Comparatively recently a farm  he had held for some years was  floated into a gold mining compauy, and although his name does  not appear in the list of shareholders he received almost the. whole of  the purchase price in cash. It is  said that many of the Transvaal  " president's safest investments have  .been made in Holland and Germany. He is likewise reported to  .be a heavy holder of German consols and French rentes. : ^  Personally Mr, Kruger is not a  . generous individual despite his  great wealth. ^At the time��� of the  dreadful dynamite explosion in  Johannesburg a few": years ;ago the  Uitlander firms subscribed a magnificent/total not far ; short of  eighty"thousand pounds to^alleviatei "the , distress of the families  whose breadwinners were killed.  All the victims were either, poor  Boers,; natives or Chinamen; literally not one Englishman suffered.  Mr. Kruger was asked for a. subscription and promised twenty-five  pounds. His name was put' down  on the:. subscription list .for that  sum, biitj despite continual dunning  on the part of the secretary, the  subscription was never forthcoming. ;���:' _____1_____2^'' ��� \':  The Railway's Patriotism.  Toronto Telegram.  Portland is assured by president  Hays of' the Grand Trunk that the  THE BANK OF 0  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and  Letters of Credit, on Skaguay, XT. S.,  Atlin, B. C, and Dawaon Gity, N. W. T.  city is approaching the greatest  winter in its history. Boston is assured by intimations^ of president  Shaughnessy of the C. P. R. thatuts  prosperity may be increased by  trade diverted from' St. John, NV B.  Canada is blessed with the Grand  Trunk, which builds up Portland,  as a matter of course, and with - the  C. P.' R., which' threatens to build  up<Boston, it Hon. A. G. Blair will  not retain the Intercolonial at the  country's expense for the benefit of  .the C. P. R- -  ST.   HELENA.  Since the opening of the Suez  canal, St. Helena, that little island  in the Atlantic, 1140 miles from  Africa) and 1800 from America," lias  .had absolutely no luck at all. .Its  population and its trade have both  declined, 'the-former from* 6500 to  5000 ancl the latter from -S15,000to  ��io;ooo.' ;  As a port of call it used to flourish  amazingly in the days of the old  East India route, round by the Cape  of Good Hope, but nowadays, save  for an occasional tramp steamer  and the periodical mail boats, there  is" practically no development at all  connected with its shipping trade.  St.'Helena''is1 a great'place for  caves and hills. Both abound, particularly the latter. Geographically  speaking, the island is largely, if  not wholly, volcanic, and a lot of  extinct craters are apparent. Some  of the pinnacles have queer names,  such as Asee's Ears, Holdfast Tom,  Old Joan Point, Stone Top, etc.  The only inhabited place in  Jamestown, which has a population  of..about 2500. It lies in a deep  valley surrounded by very high  hills. It is nofc a particularly  healthy place. Ladder hill is where  "the governmentThouse is situated.  It is so called because of the almost  precipitous ladder-like wooden  stairs by which its acclivity of 600  feet has to be scaled.  Nearly four miles inland from  Jamestown is an isolated farm  house on an elevated plateau about  2000 feet above the sea. This is  Longwood, where Napoleon lived  from 1815 until he died there, in  1821. The house is a long low,  whitewashed, fairly trim building  with extensive outhouses, some  rather fine old trees and a good bit  of decent farm land.  DIPLOMAT'S  PLUCKY WIPE.  Remembering the pluck and determination which lady Macdonald  has frequently been called upon to  display^ none of her friends -were  surprised to hear that she had re-,  fused to leave Pekin, and declared;  that she would stand by her husband's side through thick and thin.  No person has forgotten;-the heroic  way in which she bore the first;  great sorrow of her life. When a  young girl she married - a; Mr. Robottson, who had some appointment  in the Indian civil service, and  went out to that unhealthy ���country to live. Several years later  Mr. Robertson- and her children  were seized��� with cholerayand'all  diedwi thin a few days Of each other.  It was generally believed she would  never marry again. However, she  happened to meet at a friend's sir  Claude MacDonald, nntil then considered a hardened bachelor, and  their engagement was announced  shortly   afterward.     She   accom-  Imperial Bank of Canada  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital Authorized  Capital Paid up  Rest  $2,500,000  $2,458,603  $1,700,000  D. R. Wilkie, General Manager.  >E. Hay, Inspector.  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker Street  J. M. LAY, Manager.  panied him to his' charge in West  Africa,'where she had no1 lack of  exciting adventure, and later they  went to Pekin. Fine looking/ agreeable,   a brilliant conversationalist  and sympathetic, her ladyship has  been the leading spirit-of the English colony in the far east.     Every  European visitor was certain' of a  cordial   reception ? at thej British  legation,and lady;MacDonald prided  herself on being able'to1 give three,  .yearly    balls "smacking    of   true  western civilization.' ' Since ��� going  to China lady MacDonald has-not  found it entirely smooth sailing, but  has      had     to      resign     herself  with good-grace to'many-things.'  No matter how rough or inconvenient a journey her husband undertakes, she invariably insists *on accompanying him.' ' She, enjoys 'the  distinction-of having oeen the7'first  European-lady .to travel in a-train  from Tien-Tsin to'Pekin.    Half the  trip was done in a open truck.    It  was due to her initiative that the  deputation of "diplomatic ladies"-  was received by the Chinese empress. , It-seems that just before  going to the palace prince Henry of  Prussia  asked" lady MacDonald if  there was anything he could do for  her in the forbidden city. -Now,' her  ladyship has always been consumed  with curiosity to talk .with Tsou  Hsi, so she accordingly jumped-at  the opportunity of having her desire   realized.     The   dowager  empress' birthday  was- approaching,  and   the    ambassadress,   knowing  what-importance was attached to  the date, asked prince Henry to request hei  majesty's' permission to  receive the deputation of ladies who  wished   to   present an address to  her.   Prince Henry succeeded, and  this unique reception was accorded  to~th!Tlaliies7~By"her second  riage   lady   Macdonald    has  mar-  two  charming little daughters, Ivy and  Stella. " The latter first saw light in  a Buddhist temple.  THE   KLONDIKE   YIELD.  ���'The' far-reaching changes now  being wrought in the development  of the Klondyke district mean that  within the very near future supplies  will be taken in during the winter  and the bulk of the mining done in  the summer. .  Colonel! A. C. Bowie, one ;of the  heaviest operators in the north thus  summarizes^ the outlook. 7  '  Cheaper supplies, better transportation facilities, as regards  reaching -the mines from Dawson,  lower wages and more capital are'  the things most needed, and all are  coming. With these, hundreds of  mines now idle can be worked a* ��  profit. Machinery, it is true, is revolutionizing the country, but  wages are still high; And supplies  are not as cheap as has been represented. Neither are ^materially  cheaper than they were last year.  Labor-at the mines receives from 80  cents to $1.50 per hour. The latter  figure, of course, is only paid skilled  miners.: 7.0.f7l��- ;.'��� .'.'7'.-'-'-77  But'' the -future of the Klondike  is most promising. The mines will  be long lived.' . They cannot be  worked out in five years and it  would not surprise me to see much  gold being taken Out of the district  ten years hence. It is hard to  figure on the life of the camp, but  the end is not in sight.  This year we were greatly handi  capped by lack of water. And at  that the output* is enormous! It  will be between;* $18,000,000 and  $20,000,000. There is a lot of  summer work going on. And the  time is coming when the bulk of the  mining will be/done between April  1st and September 15th. They will  take in their supplies in the winter  and jmine during the spring and  summer. Common laborers-are to  be hadat $3 per day now at White  Horse, "while but '850 miles farther  down- the-Yukom $8 and $10* are  paid. This condition of affairs -will  not last long. ���>  The White Pass>& Yukon has its  road in operation -to White Horse  and this will solve the Yukon transportation problem. It will, then  be' no task to reach Dawson. The  completion, of this road will bring  lively competition as regards the sale  of commodities. Vsr ,       -  The lack of good roads leading  from Dawson,.to the creeks has  greatly, retarded-the development  of .the, district.j7There is but one  road in all the camp. That extends  from Dawson to" Dominion, a distance of about thirty-five miles.  The highway is owned by the government. Why, there is not a good  road from Dawson to the Forks, a  point where Eldorado empties into  Bonanza.    ���. ��� ���"     'Jt  The cleanup of the Klondike will  not be completed until late in  September.        v   :��� '  With cheaper labor and improved  machinery many., of the claims in  the Klondike will be reworked-and  at a big' profit. They were ' first  worked with, a royalty and high-  priced labor. Their owners wanted  quick returns, so. did not by any  means get out all of the gold they  contained."  ��� LABOR   IS   SCARCE.  Sydney, N. S��� Aug! 2.���Labor is  having its innings in thi3 section of  the province.- There are none  searching for work-bnt the colliers  are kept busy searching for men.  The Cape Breton Coal Company is  unable to supply the demand made  upon jthem for coal. The pits are  working to their "fullest extent.  Night and day the_rush is_kept_on,_  and still the demand is not supplied.  The scarcity of labor is what hampers the production of coal. Men  are not so anxious to work in the  pit as they used to be. Other and  more congenial employment can be  procured, with good remuneration.  The construction of steel works  at Sydney has absorbed all the surplus labor that could be had, and  mine managers have been compelled  to take men from the pits in order  to carry on the work which was  necessary on the surface. Never  before was tbe Dominion Coal Company compelled to;' advertise, for  coal cutters until this year and even  then they cannot get all they want.  High wages are offered but still this  does not bring about the desired  relief. It is reported that for the  next year the dearth of labor will  continue. Extensive operations will  be going on at North Sydney and  this will tend to -continue the  scarcity in the supply of labor, and  thus reduce the output of coal.  Britain and America- Will Lead.  -'���' London, August 3.���The Vienna  correspondent of .the Times says :  "The Neue Prei Expresse greets the  decision of the British and American governments, to advance to Pekin, with the greatest satisfaction,  believes theresolution of these two  powers will put an end to the paralysis occasioned by the unsolved  question of > the :chief-in-comraand,  and will inspire the ' combined  forces with fresh*-life and vigor.  Arid it says that when once the  Anglo-American troops assume the  offensive the others will follow suit.  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 $25  per suit. All other lines at  low rates. None but Union  labor employed.  E. Skinner  Neelands' Building, Baker Street.  FRED J. SQUIRE. Manager.  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors    o    1  Screen Doors  Windows ;���  Inside Finish    .   ,\-  -   local and ooasfe.   - \   _     .���>  ~ - Flooring       ^   l  _ local and coast.' X   ���' ' j  .   -    l Newel-Posts ; ����. vM!  /       .   Stair Rail s      b  ���..���'���"�� Mouldings f>  T'Shingles-  ' Bough arid  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds.  V*>  IT WHAT YOU WANT IB NOT IN BTOCK  WE WILL MAKB IT'FOB YOU  CALL AND OBT PRICES. , '  Arthur Gee  MERCHANT  TAILOR  Removed to Baker Street, opposite .the Queen's  Palace IVJeat IVjarl^et  - Headquarters  for all kinds of  Fresh and Cured Meats. :  A foature -wdll be made ot the poultry and  Kami) trado. They will always be on hand during their season. .  J. L.  PORTER, Propi  169 Josephine St.. between Baker and Vernon  Telephone 109.  SMOKE  ROYAL SEAL  AND  KOOTENAY BELLE  . CIGARS  J. A. Sayward  HALL'AND LAKE STREETS, NELBON..    t'~J  Porto Rico Lumber Co.  '7 -'"' ���   ���< (LIMITED)  l   & ' - ' 4?  ', ; i<: i"       ;j-   ,"'-  r    ,'   *;  ' CORNER OF '     r    ,7  HENDRYX AND VICRNON,BTBBBTS ' J  Rough arid  : ni  Dressed  a  Lumber  CShihgles      -  Mouldings  A-f* White -Pine --Luniber^Always in  > Stock;.  We  carryi a complete   stock" of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Fhv  ish, Turned Work, Sash and Doora  "Special order>*work will 'receive  prompt attention.  AMERICAN  AND  EUROPEAN  PliANS  '     .tt_'-����'#_i  f., *���\i*_&_  .     ���>   t'-i'^t^3,-4-1  . '^'/MmM.  MEALS  ;-4t,  V=? -." '/'-A'>Mi~&S_<.  GEI^SC  .    ���     - ;'i77VMflf.  i   ������-.* t~.,s. ,-.*...*; *..;�� ;,-,A'J*X__���WB\  ROOMS LIGHTED BY-ELKCTRICITYc#^  ��� wAND HEATED BY-STKAM-r^ ^i&M  y - *   '    25 cents to w. c '"^V'-l^im   1=   '   57- iw.V$S&8ll  ���321 to 331f Baker'Street, Nelson^  '���^ "       " " ^ffp  QUEEN'S HOTEI  BAKER STREET, NELSON.'    ' ~'"'  ^Large-ieomfortable' bedroom* -, and ��� fli.   dininc-mom^Sample noma tot oommsrolal man.'  -v  .f  .'���OVPPBJ'nAVW  URATES .;$2>PER'/DAY'^ffe  ��Irs. rE. 0. ClarRe, Prop.  LATE OF TBE KOTAL' HOTEL, OALOABT;,,  UNION MADE  Kootenay Cigar Mfg. Go.  NKL80N-, BBITtSH OOLt7MRIA  Calgary Bottled Beer  Second to none on tlio market.   Kor salo by tho  single bottle, tlio dozen or tho barrel.  Nelson Wine Company.  Telephono IB.      Fhank A. Tamiii.v.v, Munagcr.  JUST   ARRIVED  A Car Load of  Allen's Apple Cider.  THORPE & CO.  R. REISTERER & GO.  ,      BRBWBRS AND BOTTLEKS OF  FINE LAGER BEER,'ALE  AND PORTER  Prompb and regular  delivery to'the trade  Brewery ait Nelson  GOSTELLD'S EXPRESS  '       AND TRANSFER  Baggngeand express moved to any part of the  city.  Siieeial attention tfiven to heavy teaming.  Ofllce corner Viotoria and Ward streets. Telephone 182. W.A.COSTEL_jO;__M_mger.  Porto Rico LumberCo. Ltd.  Contractops and Builders  ,EVERY<I)AY  at-the.   :l":'7-  ��� -    *��� r v***! 1  BIG "SCHOONER  '(Beer or Half-and-half only  '  h.-ib_  J\TJ'4__  i��-  lOe  vt_  FRESH   XUC   cool:  ^Tho'only'good'.Beor-in Nelson ,;   '.'ij  , Vrr?|  1WILL DOJWELL TO_  Buy Their Lumber  G. 0/ Buchanan's  A large stock of'-'fint-oUM dry material on  hand, aim a foil Una of sash,, doors, mouldings,  turned work, eto.  Factory Work a Specialty  Yardt  Foot of Hendryx street, Nelson  Telephone; 01   dO^n-RaS,"Ag8flt  St. JOSEPH'S SCHOOL  NELSON. B.C. .>'���.  A boarding and day school conduoted by the  Sisters of St.-Joseph of Peace. It'is situated at.  tho oorner of Mill and Josephino streets in, one of.  the best residential' portions of Nelson, and Is  easily accessible from all parts of the city.,  The courso of study inoludes the -fundamental  and higher branches of thorough English education: Business course���bookkeeping,'; stenography and typewriting. Science- course���music:  vocal and Instrumental, drawing, etc Plain art  and needlework, etc  For terms and particulars apply to the Bister  Superior.  ��������� *7   ���-������"������".'���' "  DISSOLUTION  OP ^ PAETNBESHIP  Notice is hereby given that the partnership  heretofore subsisting between Frank Campbell &  Oeorge William Bartlett. in tho business of the  Clark Hotel on Josephine street,; Nelson','is'dlsV  solved from this date. All accounts due to the  firm aie to bo paid to George William Bartlett,  who will pay all debts and carry oh'fche businoss  as heretofore.   Dated 19th July 1900.  To  Mine Managers and Ore --Shippers.  XV. Pellew Harvey, F.C. S., assayer in charge  of tho provincial government assay oillce, will  act as shippers' representative, at any Coast  smolter, to receive, weigh,' sample and check  pulps and to generally look after the interests of  the miners. Terms mado on tho basis of tonnage  handlod.    Apply   for   particulars   to  him  at  E..J.GUBRAN, :Prop;  Corner Stanley and Silica Streets.  N|adden House  Bakor and Ward  , Streots, Nelsou  ' The only hotel In Nelson-that has remained^  -under one management Binoe'lSBO.  "The bed-room8*are-irell furnished'asd-lighted  by electricity.  ^ The bar is-al wars stocked by the best dom s-  tlo and Imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  SLOCAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. MoMANUS. Manager  Bar stocked with best brands of wines, liquors,  and Cigars, Beer on draught. Large comfort-  ablo rooms.   Hrnt-cla��H table.board.    -.  RESTAURANT  OPEN' DAY' AN D NIGHT    ,  Cor. Baker and Hall Sts.  First-class tablo  |R. rVJcRAE, Prop.  Vancouver.  NOTICE.  Tho Nelson Tinners' Union having * secured  tho support of their employers-have agreed to  adopt tho nine hour day. commencing August 1.  All Union tinners will please accept this notice  <SgdJ        TVM. PARIS. Sec  [DISSOLUTION ' OF "PARTNERSHIP.  Notice is horeby given'that* the 'partnership  heretofore.existing between Edward C. Cordingly 'and'. A;''Wi-Purdy,1 carrying on: business as  'Furniturd'-Dealer8{in- the City of .Nelson,; under  'the namo, stylo and firm of the Nelson'Furnituro  Company, hos this day been dissolved by mutual  consent.. Richard W.Day of Nelson, B. C, ac-  countan t, has been- appointed'.receive^ to .wind  up the affairs of tho firm, to whom all accoumx  due the firm must bo paid, and all claims against  ��� the firm.should be sent.  ���"'Witness: E. C. CORDIVGIiY,  W. A. GALLIHEK. A. W. PURDY.  Dated this first day of August, A. D. 1900, at  *the City of Nolson.  TENDERS WANTED.  Tenders required for 75 feet of sbaftinar and a  200 foot tunnel at tho Birdseye mine on Morning  mountain. Bids to bo in by Saturday, August  4th.   Full particulars on application to  ERNEST G. WILSON, Birdseye Mine.  NOTICE  TO   CARPENTERS.  ' A resolution was pasted at a meeting of tho  Carpenters Union last night to the effect that no  union carpenters are to work on jobs whore the  shingling is sublet. Tho resolution takes oflrect  from August 2nd. ���       Jamkb Coluno,  Recording Secretary.  POUNDKEEPERS/ NOTICE.  Notice is horeby givon that I havo caused, to  bo impounded ono grey horse,-aged, U, hands.  Owner can have samo by paying.cnanroH.  ;'"; ���7.7^77a: -..���'. '���������-*--t���$&*(ri___''_,  .���:';; -. y:/y.:;.:iy-t:y. ^:.>:i.,.'.i%V^TraW  r.     .^\  ���Dftt^->vy yysk 4*7. -v f&'f'_ti__$k  \-i~l_   _$u,  :'.':&_&*_  &M_k��Sl THE TRIBUNE: NELSOtf.;-R CM SATURDAY AUGUST 4 1900  Queen Victoria. Chocolates  THE   BEST   OlbT   THE   MABKIET  SOLID  OI-TIj-ST  ___-__-  W. F. Teetzel & Co.  _PX_r_V   "CTE-   I3ST   25   _&.__7__-  50   OEnSTx"   BOXES  CORNER BAKER AND JOSEPHINE STREETS.  HATS! HATS!  We have just received a large consignment of Stetson hats in all the latest shapes and styles, also hats from  some of ihe best English makers, includings Christy's celebrated hard hats, which we are selling at prices to suit  everybody.    The Nelson  Clothing House  ,;<_i:___i___:��L;_t____:___:&__:-__:-__:SZ_��s '54'fidd,4'$,4l,S'dd  /;S��Pi*-*3P��^^^'5-^��f:^-        *9^9^9^9^9*9^9*9^9^9-0  Xif  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  Just to Remind You  ffl  ffl  ffl  to  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  to  ffl:  ffl  ffl  WW:  fX>'ffl'  The  Famous   Karn  Piano  Steam's Bicycles  The Zenith, White,  Raymond,  Standard, Domestic  Wheeler & Wijson  Sew ng Machines  : La nps, Vases  Diamonds   and   ali  kinds  precious stones  Watches  from  size  18 to size 0  Rings,   Scarf   Pins,  Bracelets, Earrings,  ���   Lockets, Chains,  and Brooches  JACOB DOVER, JEWELER  Jdrdiniers, Onyx Tables, Clay Goods, Brass Ware,1  Clocks, Carving Sets, Pearl Handled Fish  and Fruit Sets!   A complete line of Rogers' 1847 Flatware  ;< -v'  j!"  U-'-'J  ��'���'���  to  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  All the leading  up-to-date  '���-'     iKwelery  :My Watch and'  "���'    Jewelry  w Department   ,  '  , _. * -���  ��� y^_-l has no    > - ;  "equal in British  , *"'��� Columbia  I guarantee,  '  . v    r quality  *'��      if   '��� '      -,  ir-'i _  j i   *t?_* mmm  Ip'ffl  fry. ffl  full   line  of  Sterling  Silver  Novelties  ,  and  Orders'* by Mail  and; Express  orders receive  my .  . prompt  attention  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  iti  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  JACOB DOVER, The Jeweler  xti  ffl  to  YQIJR    LUNCH    BASKET  Is a most. important item when making arrangements for'your  - summer outing.   We have special delicacies "suitable for picnics and  ,  excursion", and invite you to examine our extensive stock in that line.  ��� <Diir stock- is fresh and first-class ineyery respect.  DO NOT FAIL TO PLACE YOUR. ORDERS WITH US.  THE WESTERN MERCANTILE COMPANY, Ltd.  Bakep Street. GROCERS. Nelson, B. C  ASK YOUR GROCER FOR THE CELEBRATED  polled  B&K  Oats  The Best that Money can Buy.     Take no Other.  ManufactumlbytheBrackman-KerMimngCo^Lrtd.  Victoria Von.iouvor, Westminster, Edmonton, Roaslana, Nolson.   Look Out tor Big Canvas Sign  Baker Street, Nelson  THIRTY DAYS WAR  Against prices will be the feature of the genuine clearance  sale, which I will commence on Saturday morning to make  room for my fall stock of clothing, gent s furnishings, etc.  Two hnnd.ed ond fifty suits of clothing nt cost. Threo hundred pairs of miners'shoes at coat.  Men's furnMiingR, fine shoos, hats and caps. Four hundred pair of odd pants. Every article in tho  store ottered at from 20 to flO pei- cent discount.  1  Theo Madson  Baker Street, Nelson  ���Look Out for rtig Canvas Sign.  Don't Imbibe Snakes  jboia of them In the city water.  Get one of our filters  on trial.   Prices 40 cents, $1.25 and $1.75.  OPPOSITE POSTOFFTCE.  STRACHAN  BROTHERS.  H. D.  ASHCROFT  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing promptly attended to by a  first-class wheelwright), , ,  Special at ia a tion given to all kinds ot repair-  log and custom work from outside points.  Shop: HaU fit., between Baker and Verno  Kootenay   Coffee   Co.  NELSON, B. O.  t  Coffee roasters and dealers In Tea and Coffee.  Offer fresh roasted coffee of best quality as  follows:  Java and Arabian Maoba, per pound 9  _  Java and Mocha T.'lend, 8 pounds  1 00  Fine Santos, i pounds  1 ��J  Santos Blend, �� pounds -.. 1 00  Our Special Blend. 6 pounds  1 00  Onr Rio Roast, 8 pounds  1 00  A toial order solicited. Salesroom 2 doors east  of Oddfellows block, West Baker street.  CITY LOCAL NEWS  Among the delegates to the convention of associated boards of  trade is D. W. Moore, ore purchaser  for the Trail smelter. At yesterday's afternoon session Mr. Moore  announced amid applause that he  had just received a message from  Trail stating that the smelter was  to be enlarged at once by the addition of two more lead furnaces.  The Rocky Mountain Rangers  band will give a smoking concert in  the opera house on the 1,0th.  J. W. Stewart having completed  his contract for the construction  of the Balfour extension, is closing  up his warehouse at the O. P. R.  depot. The Lawrence Hardware  Company has taken over the hardware stock.  It is expected that Rev. Dr.  Spencer of Brantford will preach  in the Baptist church tomorrow  morning. In the evening Rev. J.  MacLaurin, D.D., for thirty years a  missionary in India, will give a  missionary address.  About noon yesterday P. E.  Whalley was capsized in a sailing  craft opposite the city. The steamer  Nelson picked him up a few minutes after. "   '    ,  '"The Newspaper as a Social  Force" will be the topic of Rev.  William Munroe's sermon at the  opera house on Sunday evening.  At the meeting of the Nelson  Trades and Labor Council on Thursday evening, it was decided to give  a ball, under the auspices of the  council, in Fraternity hall on Wed-  nesnay evening, August 15th. The  committee in charge of the arrangements is composed of J.' G. Thorpe,  J. *H. Matheson, B. - Weeks, George  Eacritt and C. Devore. - ''  On Monday night the parties who  propose to form an athletic association in the city will meet" at Fraternity hall to complete'the organization. The, meeting is called for  eight o'clock. The membership roll  now includes 134 names.  The Nelson quoiters are engaged  t in an interesting tournament, the'  first round of ^whicli is about completed. Up to date C. E. Miller has  defeated J. E. Annable 31���20, D.  S. Hardie defeated G. Weir '81���20,  G. H. Wallace defeated, E. G.  Smythe 81���22, J. Mackenzie defeated J. Watson 31���16, B. Whalley defeated W. Irvine 31���23, and  judge Forin has still to play George  Nunn.3 In the second round Mackenzie defeated Whalley 31���15." An  excellent pitch with clay boxes has  been arranged on the Central  school grounds.  - The work at the electric" light  dam is progressing rapidly. The  ground sluicing has reduced tiie  level of the dam tohardpari, which  is as low as it is proposed to go.  On Monday the extra two feet of  cribbing will be commenced. This  will about double the former capacity of the reservoir.  ~ The matcElftT;lie~rifle ranges be^  tween the East and West wards  will commence at 1 o'clock this  afternoon, and the marksmen will  deposit a dollar each to form a  sweepstake. Members of the team  picked for Rossland who cannot  take in the trip are asked to notify  secretary Phillips, so that substitutes may be arranged for.  J. Fred Ritchie of Rossland was  in the city yesterday. He leaves  shortly for the Lardo to survey the  Black Bear, Kangaroo aud Mountain  Belle claims owned by a Detroit  syndicate and for which crown  grants are to be taken out.  Captain J. J. Chambers returned  last night from Ymir whither he  Avent with 600 feet of hose from the  Nelson firehall to assist in fighting  the bush fires. Fifty feet of the  hose was cut to pieces when the  handcar on which the party rode  was run clown by the Spokane  train. The locomotive was within  100 yards of the handcar when it  came round a curve, and there was  barely time to slow down sufficiently  to jump. Mr. Chambers was  hospitably treated by chief Morris  and the members of the Ymir  brigade.      Good for Coast Merchants.  The completion of the White  Pass & Yukon railway from Skagway to White Horse means much  to the trade of the Klondike and to  the coast cities, and especially to  Vancouver. Trains will hereafter  be run direct from Skagway to  White  Horse.     This will change I  the position and importance of  Bennett City, which hitherto has  been a point of rest or half-way  house, as ifc were, for. persons going  north. Hereafter ifc will be but a  way station. \ White Horse, in consequence of the "changed condition  of affairs, will become for a time a  very important point, as ifc will be  a distributing centre for the north,  with supply stores and large warehouses. Indeed, we are informed  that Bennett already realizes the  transformation whicli is bound to  take place in the near future, as  many of its business men are removing their establishments to  White Horse.  ESTABLISHED 1892  DEBENTURES  FOR SALE  The Oity of Nelson, British Columbia, has authorized the issue of debentures for the following:  purposes:  $15,000 for extending the Water-  Works System.  $15,000 for extending the Electric Light System.  $20,000 for extend ing the Sewer  System.  $20,000 for, Street Improvements.  $6,000 fora Road Making Plant.  ThcBO debentures arc dated Octobor 1st. 1900,  run for twenty yeursi hear four per cent interest  (payable fccmi-unnuiilly), and will bo issued in  denominations of one thousand dollars. Interest  nml principal payable at the Dank of Montreal,  Xelson. Tlio assessed value of real estate in  Xelson is 81,217,000, and of ininrovcnionte 8818,000;  total $2,0&").0OO. Tho population is 6000. Tenders  for those debentures will bo received by the undei signed up to 12 o'olock noon on Saturday,  September Uth, 1900.  JOHN HOUSTON, Mayor.  Nolson, B. C., July 21th, 1900.  H.   BYERS  & CO.  HARDWARE  ESTABLISHED 1892  DEVELOPING LARDO CLAIMS  Detroit Men Are Satisfied.  A party of Detroit capitalists including Lawrence Depew, president  of fche Depew Bakery National  Biscuifc Company, aud brother of  Chauncey M. Depew, president of  the New York Central railroad, F."  Hayes, president of the Preston  National Bank,''and" F..'Perinewell,  an extensive dry goods merchant,  were in the city yesterday en route  to Detroit after spending a week in  the Lardo" district where they have  mining interests. The gentlemen  in question with several other  Det roifce'rs form"the syndicate which  is operating the Mountain Belle,  Kangaroo, and Black Bear' claims  some seven'miles back "of the line  of the projected Lardo-Duncan railroad. They have 14 men afc work  on f.he Black Bear under the direction of W. H. Jackson and E. C.  Woods. Development work is  beiug carried on<and the prospects  are very bright;"��A shaft has been  sunk on the lead and the crosscuts  "show a vein of' 30 feet. A tunnel  is.now'iinder way ,at the 250-foot;  level: The ore "is silver-lead with a  very large per centageof the values  in lead. Specimens from the-20-,  foot level in the shaft assay $70.  To The-Tribune representative  Mr. Wesfc stated that the syndicate  was thoroughly satisfied'with their  property and that they would -con-,  tiiiue development. If the.improvement was such as their experts led  them to anticipate" a concentrator;  would���-be,erected when -development was sufficiently advanced to  permit'of shipping to advantage.  In concluding.he .remarked : "There  is abundant capital in the East  awaiting'' safe'7iandv profitable "investment. If" our' properties in  British" Columbia, prove to be as  good as we expect,' I believe I could  bring a million dollars into the  province".'        ,' J_,;.  CONVENTION'S1 WORK   DONE.  (Continued 'From First Pago.)  up in the following resolution: Resolved: that..pwing to the great  numbers of teachers now being employed in our .public ��� schools and  the ever increasing demand for  more as new schools, and districts  are being opened up, we recognize  the need of training schools; therefore, be it resolved: that this association urge upon the provincial  government the necessity of, a normal school being established for  the purpose of furthering this* important work of- rour province, and  in considering "the-convenience of  the several districts, of the province we suggest -that* the* locality  of such institution be,established  at Kamloops, this point being near  the centre of the province and con-  "v^mie^^to^irpointsr^Carfiedr-"  Cities After'Mining Royalty.  A resolution in. connection with  the construction of roads to mines  was offered by1 W. F. Oliver and  Duncan Boss as follows ; Whereas,  the provincial government aids in  the construction and maintenance  of roads to mines whenever such  roads are situated. outside the incorporated limits of any city, or  town. Therefore, be ifc resolved;  That whenever mines paying royalty on output are situated within  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, Glatifc Powder, and Metropolitan Fuse, etc.  H. BYERS & CO.  NELSON KASLO SANDON  the corporate limits of any cifcy 20  per cent of said royalty should be  paid over to said municipalty by  the provincial government to aid in  the construction and maintenance  of roads to mines within the limits  of said municipalty.   Carried.  Government by Commission.  The question of a. mining commission was gone into and a resolution passed dealing with the matter  in the following terms: That this  meeting strongly approves of the  proposal of the government to appoint a special commission to investigate the workings of the Mineral Acts and to consider fche question of water rights, and the delegates would urge upon the government the desirability of making  the scope of the commission sufficiently large to embrace the  consideration of "how best to raise  and expend funds in connection  with the construction of roads and  bridges, and other means of internal  communication, as these matters  are. so intimately connected with-  the development' of the mineral  wealth of the province.  HOTEL   ARRIVALS.  PHAIR-C.F. Hanington, Ml��s Hanington, XV.  R. Ross; Fort Steele: .Alexander Dick, J. Fred  Ritchie, Rossland; Henry Lane, Poitland; Orc-  gon; F. S. Forest. Byron Jf. Wbito, Spokano; F.  !. Kgan, Winnipeg; Mrs. L. H. Fraser," Kaslo; C.  E. Smith. G. O. Buchanan, Montreal.  HUME���R. E. Cooper, F. G. Brown, Rev. Alex  MaoGillivray, J. J. Loekcrby. Toronto: Lawrence  Depew, F. W. Hayes. C. F. Pennewell, Detroit,  Michigan; Frank Bailey. Similkameen City; A.  Wachtmeister. Sweden, G. 0. Broadley, James  M Wado. Spokane. ** r*>   '  QUEENS���A. Chuff, Rottslana: Jean'Dyker,,  Silverton; S.B. Clement, Slocan City; Dan Donald, John A. Pond,.Ymlr.    '    -,-     - >   -  ' -,.' BUSINESS  MENTION.  Boy/wanted���Good   smart-boy,  between 14 and Vi years of ago. Apply Fred  Irvine & Co.. Baker street.  Lost���On   July - 24th,   crocodile  leather cigar case, monogram J. H. H. .2.50 reward for return to Tribune oflice.  .7. To   Let���Two   pleasant   rooms,  witli pantry and clothes closet, unfurnished ;  also furnished bedroom. Bath and water 'privileges on tho same flat. Apply at the fourth houso  above city hall on Victoria btreet.  Servant   Wanted���By    Mrs.   G.  Alexander, Kaslo. Must be good cook; to competent person, >wages $25.,> /Washing sent out.  Reply to box 122, Kaslo. B. C.  Piano for sale or;.exchange���An  A 1 piano,'your choice of a New-V.ovk, Behr or  Heintaman, for sale or will be given in exchange  for real estate. Apply Wallace-Miller Company,  Limited. *    * - -    '  Lost���A brown paper parcel and  a canvas satchel. A reward of, $5 will be paid  for the return of same to the Sherbrooke House.  To Bent���Large furnished rooms  ���Apply McDonald Building.  Cottage to Rent���Furnished cottage to rent near corner of Mill and Stanley,  Apply to M. M. yraser. C.P.R. freight shed.  - Lost���Black cocker spaniel, an-  sworingthe name of Jack. George A. Stewart  Potis, Wallace-Miller blook.  For Kent���Small furnished house  for one month, from about August 10th. Cheap;  near city.   Apply Box 182, fost ofllce.  Furnished rooms  to let���Apply  Carney blook, one door east of Oddfellow's hall.  - Hack ��� calls left at the Pacific  Transfer barn on Vernon street. Telephone  call 35.  For Bent���Dwellingvon Carbonate  street, next to'ex-mayor Neelands. possession  July 1st: rent $25., Enquire Mrs. Robinson..   -  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 I  pieces for 15 years and understand their weak points. We  can make your watch run  correctly.  WE HAVE STANLEY PIANOS.  BROWN  JEWELER  178 Baker Street Nelson, B. C.  For   Sale  Chatham Wagons, 3 double tiros $70 00  Sleighs, _ runners  20 00  Harness  10 00  Aporajoes complete :  15 00  Packsaddlcs  3 50  The above although second-hand arc in first-  class condition.         APPLY  T. \\, CR/\HP, Albert Canyon, B.C.  Refrigerators  Prices from $10 to $30  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  %  . *��.'___��-*��-f��-<j��'<��'___'___-*��_-_X_'___-___- '-^_\'^_____Y-__\\^_\___\-__\'-__\___\'  ftr!"^'���,,*,���"��.'^��J'K��C,'��*' "��������&��� ���0-0-9-0-0-9-9,0-0~  Xif    .  ffl   185 Bakep Street. Telephone 10.   ffl  ffl ffl  t         KIRKPATRICK & WILSON.         &  ffl  ., .. We, have removed our place of business  for the next few months to the old Burns  shop, next to the Nelson Hotel, where we  ffl   hope to see all our old customers and many  ffl   new ones.   Give us a call.  ffl    ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  185 Baker Street  ffl   Telephone 10  iSL      '   - ���  : "  j?-^'^��� *g-*^��� �����'S'^'S'Sf iv j*^       0.0.0.0.0.0.0.  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  to  ffl  _W  PROSPECTORS  Car Load of Lake'of the  .Woods Flour Has Just  Been Received.  Cheapest Place in Nelson to Outfit  Houston Block.  Telephone 161.  P. O. Box 176.  JOHN A. IRVING & CO,  Electric Fixtures Electric Fans  Medical Batteaies  HOUSTON BLOCK,  CORNKK BAKER AND JOSEPHINE streets.  Nelson, B. C.  We have sold 75 per cent of all the  w Portland Cement  ^__.___^_Pipe-Bpick���Fipe Glay  ffi and Sewer Pipe  W. USED IN KOOTENAY  Wl  Just received carload Dominion Ale and Porter  (PINTS AND QUARTS)  Dominion White Label Ale (pints and quarts).   This is  the finest Ale brewed in Canada.  Dominion Bulk Ale (15 gallon kegs)  Teacher's Scotch Whiskey is still the best.  Wl  Wj  Wj  Wj  J  Kootenay Electric Supply & Construction Co., Ltd. jj  1  I  1  H. J. EVANS & CO.  Wj  S0  P. Burns & Go.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats J  Head Offiok at  NELSON, B. 0.  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  ^���^^���^*^MM^^^^�����^^^^����^^^^^"^^��^^^^^���"��^^^M^��^^*"l-l^^***---i^^*��M^*��M��MW^^-������^^^^M^^M^^^^^M^^  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  AT.T. KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson E>   ��   TRAVES,   Manager  ORDERS BY MAIL RECEIVE CAREFUL AND PKOMJPT ATTENTION.  i  1 TfWj  sSAS  f-iJfem  *i��.vi.. I- 4C'.-,  %��*-.�����..  __y��_\Ws��23_��_^g&r>z ?-3&&&&m s t ���,'-  ��� -ii',,

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