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 DAILY EDITION   BV MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  '���-,>*hV ~ - *  w��tx^mu  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  gffiti  EIGHTPI YEAR.  RECORD OF THE CANADIANS  1  A:  Report of Colonel Lessard.  Ottawa, Aug. 0.���A semi-official  jitter, dated Kroonstad, May 18th,  'Jias arrived from lieutenaiit-colouel  Lessard,    commanding    the    first  battalion O. M. R. in South Africa.  The letter tells of the 33-mile march  from Cape Town to Stillenbosch in  a day and a half.    From there they  departed for Bloemfontein in three  parts, "B" squadron proceeding by  routh marce to Springfontein, and  from there on April 15th to Bloemfontein.    On.the 21st.this-squadron  was ordered   to   proceed   at once  with   the   1st. Mounted   Infantry  Corps  to Springfield,   where they  were in action under a heavy fire  ou April 22nd.   Tho squadron then  returned with tho 1st Mounted Infantry Corps to Fisher's Farm and  became re-united with the battalion.  "A" squadron entrained at Stillenbosch on April Oth and, after being  carried to Naauwpoort and Bethulie,    were   engaged . as  "transport  escort, arriving at Bloemfontein on  April 22nd without special incident.  The battalion as a whole then relieved tho Inniskillings of outpost  duties at Fisher's Farm, about six  miles north of Bloemfontein.  Proceeding,     lieutenant - colonel  Lessard says:    "A"  squadron and  regimental staff were inspected by  field    martial   commander-in-chief  ��� lord Roberts, on which occasion he  = expressed himself as being highly  satisfied with the appearance of the  men and hoi-ses, and referred to the  behavior of the 2nd battalion, Royal,  Canadian regiment, at Paardeberg,  remarking that he felt sure  that  the 1st battalion, C. M. R., would  "sustain   the reputation>,Canadians  had already won.    The battalion  left Fisher's   Farm   with the   1st  Mounted   Infantry    Corps,' under  command of lieutenant-colonel E.  A'. H. Alderson. i. !This corps forms  part of the 1st M.'I.-brigade,- under  the command, of major-general E.  T. H.Hutton, the establishment^of  ���'which I-enclose. , .   , ���"  ,   ���*, The whole battalion came into ac-  ' >tidn~for-the":flrst**time,'at-12.35 p. m.  ,on the 3rd ."instant,-at Boscliman's  Kop, under the following circum-  staij^es : The 1st C. M. R. furnished  the advance guard tothe first corps.  The advance guard was' under the  command of Mr. C. T. Vau Strau-  benzie and Mr. F. V. Young.   As  usual, the enemy allowed the advanced, party of -the.advance guard  well into their position, which on  this-  occasion   was ' between   two  kopjes.    The firing was very heavy,'  forcing a retirement of the advance  guard, fortunately without casualties.   The battalion then was ordered to dismount for dismounted service, Maxim guns   acting on   our  .right..  After an engagement of a  sfew hours the enemy retired,* our  casualties being   No.  104, Pte.  F.  Brown, slightly wounded ; also several horses.   "We bivouacked that  night about five-miles 'north   of  _Boschmau's_Kop.^.  NELSON:  WEDNESDAY MOANING AUGUST 8  1900  conjunction with 1st M. I. on our  right and left.   As soon as the enemy saw us in possession of their  side of the river they retired.    The  casualties on our   side   were   one  horse   shot   and    a   few   slightly  wounded.   For this engagement the  1st Mounted Infantry corps received  the congratulations of field marshal  commauder-in-cbief   lord   Roberts.  We arrived at Welgelegeu at 1.30  p.m.  on the 7th"inst.    When -the  general received   intelligence that  the enemy, about 8000 strong, were  only eight miles further, at Virginia  Siding, we were at once ordered to  saddle up   and proceed   to Zand  river.    Here the enemy were blowing up the railway lines and bridges.  We.came into   contact with   the  enemy at 4 p.m.    They were occupying a strong position on the  Zand river.   As soon as they saw  us they kept up a heavy artillery  fire.   Finding the enemy too strong  and strongly entrenched, the general ordered   a retirement on   to  Welgelegen.   We remained at Wel-  gelegen one day and a half, and on  the 9 th instant, the 1st Mounted Infantry corps advanced to Duprez  laagor, where it bivouacked for the  night.  On the 10th the 1st corps accompanied the cavalry division, which  by this time had joined us at 11.30  a. m.    The cavalry soon got in contact with the enemy.   Again the  lst-C. M.-R. were called upon to act  dismounted, and were ordered under fire for   several   hours.     The  enemy retired about 3 p. m.   There  were no casualties in the battalion  except a few horses   grazed.    On  the 11th,  12th and  13th, the 1st  corps marched continually until it  reached Kroomstad at about 5 p.m.,  the   13th.    From   t.Vm   7<IH,   +��  tu_.  SAYS CHINESE MUST FIGHT  13th.   From the 14th to-the  19 th the battalion remained, along  with the 1st corps, at Kroomstad,  awaiting supplies.    On the 17th "of  May 100 men of the 1st and 2nd C.  M.  R. took part in an expedition  about 35 to 50 miles north-west,of  Kroonstad to arrest some of the enemy, the general having heard of  their* presence' in ' that,-vicinity.  They returned on the 19th with'one  Boer commandant, nine Johannes-  burg'police and twenty. Boer prisoners.'   *At about'4-pim. of the 19th  the 1st corps received orders to be  ready to march the,next,day.at.7,lo.  a. m.    (Signed) F. L. Lessard j lieutenant-colonel, commanding 1st C.  M.  R.. hear Johannesburg, 2nd of  June, 1900.  "N.B.���-Just ��� reached   Johannesburg.    Have been going since 19th  of- May.    Will mail movements of  corps from 19 th as soon as I can.    I  have at present 78 men on the sick  list,   fever   and   dysentery.   Two  men so far have died from diseases,'  aud one   committed suicide,   viz.',  No. 275, Pte. D. L. Ramsay, died on  28th of March, peritonitis ;'No. 378,  Pte. C. C. Owen, committed suicide  on 1st of May; No. 369, Pte. A. R.  Kingsley, died on the 15th of May,  pneumonia. F. L. L."  If Allied Troops Advauce.  London, August 8.���3:45 a.ni.���  "In case the troops advance, the  Chinese must fight. The suggestion  that the allies should be allowed to  enter Pekin in order to, escort the  ministers to Tien-Tsin is absolutely  impossible."  This is the dictum of Li Hung  Chang.   - It was  transmitted last  evening to William Pritchard Morgan,   member   of   parliament   for  Merthyr-Tydvil,   by   his agent at  Shang-Hai.   The agent had carried  ,to earl Li a message from Mr. Morgan urging that the allied troops be,  allowed to enter the .capital, aiid  stating that a settlement could1, be  made at Tien-Tsin whereby a war  of the world against China will be  averted, but even the optimistic Li  failed   to   hold   out   the slightest  hopes of its feasibility, although he  reiterated to Mr.   Morgan's agent  his declaration that the ministers  had left Pekin, fixing the date, of-  their departure as August 2nd.  Washington, August 7.���The in-,  formation whicli came today that  American troops were engaged  in  the battle at Peitsang established,  positively for the first time that,  notwithstanding    the    difficulties  which general Chaffee had, encountered in debarking troops "/and-'sup-  plies. at least a part; arid a considerable   part,   of  the United  States  force was in the vanguard of the  forward movement.  General Chaffee's dispatch to the  war department conveyed the most  satisfactory evidences that . the-  commanders had .thoroughly, agreed  'in advance upon a plan of action,  On the 4th of May, at 12.30 p. m.,  we again came into contact with the  enemy, and for two hours we were  under a very heavy artillery and  rifle fire. : B squadron was ordered  to hold a farm, while A squadron  advanced 200 yards and dismounted  for- dismounted   duty.    Tho   bat-  '<   talion- behaved as well as could be  expected under a very heavy fire.,  The remarkable part of this engagement was that the 1 st battalion C.  M. R.escaped without any casualties. "The enemy retired,   leaving  behind; a ��� considerable portion   of  their effects, ! which were   burned.  We bivouacked at 5 p. in. twtomiles  north-of Beisebuilt.  The battalion came for the third  time into action-ori the'Sfcli'ihsti, at  2 p. m., the enemy again occupying  -a strong 'position, on the. Vet river  and surrouhdingkopjes.   A squadron was ordered to escort A" battery,  R. H. A., and B squadron acted, dismounted, as soon as.the advance;  party had;shown itself within rifle  fireof the Vet River.   .The enemy i  at once opened fire on them, forcing  them to retire.   As the direction of  the enemy's fire could not be located, B squadron, under my command,  was ordered to dismount and en-  gage the enemy, if possible, which  they eventually did.  On this occasion Mr. Borden and  ���Mv. Turner, with five men-, swam  the river, and when on the opposite  banks found some 40 or. 5.0 'of the  enemy entrenched in a stone kraal.:  The remainder, of. BJ ..squadron was  then ordered to mount and cross  the river. The crossing was effected under pretty* sharp rifle-fire in  British Ministers Transferred.  London,   August   7.���In    consequence .of   the retirement of   the  right honorable sir Horace Rum-  bold-from-his-po8t*~as"British ara-  bassador'at Vienna and the retirement of   the right honorable   sir  Henry Drummond   Wolff,   British  ambassador at Madrid, the honorable sir Francis Richards Plunkett,  British minister at   Brussels, and  sir: Henry Mortimer Durand, British riiinister at Teheran, Persia,��will  succeed   them    respectively.    Edmond   ..Constantino    Phillips,   the  British minister at Rio de Janeiro,  is transferred to . Brussels, and sir  Henry    Neville   Deering,   British  minister to Mexico, has been transferred to Rio de; Janeiro.  Collision in Indiana.  17  Lafayette,.Indiana. August 7.������  7A south bound .-passenger train  which left here yesterday morning  collided with a, light freight engine  at South Raub,- south of here.  James Hudlow, fireman of the passenger train j was instantly killed.  Louis Raub, the engineer of the;  freight engine, and his fireman are:  missing. Henry Whitesett, a passenger, and Eugene McCool, a  freight brakeman, were 7 fatally  injured. . .  Provisions Running Short.  Shang-Hai, August 7.���The Japanese consul here received by wire  today a message to the . effect that  the foreign ministers at Pekin were  safe oh August 1st, but that they  expected a renewal of the attack  by the Chinese any moment. It  was added that only 25 cartridges  each and six days' pro visions were  left.   It   was   also   said   that the |  and that there is every, indication  ���that this plan had been followed,  as geueral Chaffee on Friday,- sent  (the cable saying that the _attack  upon   the   Chinese* atv Pei "Tsang  would be made,on Sunday, the day  when admiral Remey and the press'  correspondents say the fighting occurred.   The most positive addition  to the news of the day was the brief  line from the Associated Press- correspondent   at "Tien-Tsin* stating  that the ninth and fourteenth . iu-  [fantrv-,^ Reed's * battery   and/ 'the  Trriarines'were iii'tne battle'df Pei  Tsang.-; It-is perhaps noteworthy1  'and significant that in this plan of  attack upon the enemy at Pei Tsang  the American,' British and Japanese  forces were joined in the movement  to turn   tiie enemy's right flank,  while   the   Russians   and   French  operated together on the opposite  side of the river against the enemy's  left.   This may indicate the line of  ; cleavage among the allies.     It is  also   exceedingly   significant   that  general Chaffee does not mention  the German force at all.     The war  department officials do not believe  that this could have been due to an  oversight on his part, if it was ar:  ranged that they were to' participate in the movement. It therefore  seems likely that the Germans were  not   engaged at Pei Tsang.   It is  tho?ogJit2^poss^le^iaJJb^y_mayT.be_  "acting independently.  Another cablegram came to the  state departments late this afternoon   from * minister   Conger   at  Pekin, the second that has been received direct from, him since June  12th.   It is the first which has come  direct from the minister since the  above date, the other having been  received through the Chinese minister here, "^r. Wu.   Today's telegram shows that the situation in  the Chinese capital is still of a very  serious   character.    So  important  were the statements contained in  the dispatch that a conference was  held by wire between several of the  officials here and the president at  Canton, Ohio, lasting several hours.  At the conclusion the  cablegram  was made public. / The agent niakes  this   comment:   "The -consuls are  without confirmation."   These messages have been sent to lord Salisbury, accompanied by a statement  by Mr.  Morgan   urging   that the  allies should take no step to endanger the lives of the ministers.  A message from the Belgian! minister,; dated' Pekin, August;;2nd,,  seems effectually to dispose of tiie  rumors that, the ministers have  either lef t or are intending to leave  Pekin.  The Chinese minister in London,  sir Chi Chen Lo Feng* says he has  received a telegram from China  announcing that a long imperial  edict was issued on August 2ud,  authorizing the immediate and safe  conveyance of all Europeans in  Pekin to Tien-Tsin. Several dispatches are  Che-Foo, telegraphing Monday, says:  "The fighting lasted "seven hours,  and the allies, when niy report left,  were pursuing the Chinese, biit  owing to the floods, progress was  difficult." ,  Thus the Chit,   e Avill have time  to reform and to,-,'ecover from, the  effects of battle. [Only a small garrison with 14 guns remains at Tien-  Tsin, where some .anxiety is felt because   of   the   report    that   5,000  Chinese troops are said to be making a two days' march to tho southeast.   All   ther  reports   agree    in  praising the bravery and organization of the Japanese, but none of  them bring the* story much beyond  general Chaffee's report.   Li Ping  Heng, accordingr to' the Shang-Hai  .correspondent of the Standard, has  been appointed^ generalissimo    of  the   Chinese   forces,   and has left  Pekin to command the troops outside the city. $ ^ t.  A;.* Shang-Hai Special says that  official advices>from Tokio announce  that armed collisions nave occurred  between parties r of Russians and  Japanese ' outside ' of Taku. This,  however, as it |comes by way of  Shang-Hai,1 must'.await confirmation before,being' credited.' The  Shanghai correspondent of the Daily'  Mail, confirming the massacre of  missionaries at/Chu Chow Fu, says  two American women were��among  the victims.  The Sebastopol correspondentof  the Daily Graph|c asserts - that the  Russian'governm.eht will send>125J-  000 additional tvoojis from Odessa  to the far east bjafore the end of the  year.   From the tenor of the Berlin  dispatches it is rumored that an  agreement   has ��� been   reached < betweenr emperor Nicholas and em-  iperor Williamf whereby the Ger-  1 man troops will  be permitted to  .pro'ceedlto China by, way of Siberia,  The royal arsenal ,dt Woolwich has  .been- ordered .'to-'send   30,000,000  ;rounds   of   small   ammunition : to  ,-China. ' " ' -.-.-���<     -/  1   Berlin,   August    7.���The  Ger-  ,m'ari foreign pffie'e up to tonight  ^had received no confirmation of the  farming news 'from Tien-Tsin or  of the report'.that the advance .;on  Pekin had begun; but considers the  advices that the Japanese and Russian forces'". had a severe'engagement with.the;^hinese.Sunday and  drove'back.tne ene'my^tb'be' reliable."  It is pointed out, however, that the  occurrence   of such-1 ah ' en-gage-"  ment   may    mean   that   an   advance   , is     now     in     progress.  The   foreign   office   admits that  serious differences have broken out  . between the powers with reference  to   the advance itself * and to the  measures that are being taken in  the    Yang-Tse    valley.      German  opinion regarding the  steps  Great  Britain has taken in the, Yang-Tse  region has been expressed through  the Cologne Gazette. -The opiuion  is one of disapproval of the steps  already taken or contemplated in-  PKICE FIVE CENTS  FIRING NEAR ELANDS RIVER  Report From Boberts.  London, August 7.���Lord Roberts  reports to the war office under date  of Pretoria, August 6th, as follows':  "Harrismith surrendered on August  4th. The neighboring country seems  quiet.    Kitchener is with the force  south of the Vaal river. Yesterday  he was joined by a/detachment of  Brabant's Horse and the Canadian'  regiment.    The Boers attacked the  garrison   at   Elands river on the  morning of August 4th.     Information was sent to 'Carrington, who'  was on his way to' Elands river.  Ian Hamilton, who reached Rusten-  burg yesterday,   reported  hearing  heavy  firing   in   the direction of  Elands   river.     Today   the firing  seems more distant, which looks as  if the 'Elands river garrison had  been relieved and was retiring to'-  wards Zeerust."       ��� . v  sengers on the Union. Pacific west-  I bound express early- Sunday morn-  * ing andn killed -. William J. Fayyof  Anaheim, California, who resisted  them. The robbers escaped on two  horses, which'they had hitched  near by. The officers lost the trail  last night and hoped to recover it  today. A reward' of $10,000 each  for their capture dead or alive has  been offered.  c  ,    Comment on the Session.  London, August 8.���The morning papers devote long editorials to  a review of the session of parliament," which closes - today. ;��� The  Times, referring to it as " marked  from beginningtoend with a moribund, barren* character," says:  "Few, among  keen  'observers  of  BRESSI HAD ACCOMPLICES  - a**  -Soothe Police Believe.  WiWl  m  mm  -   ROME)  August. 8.���It  isf-8tated 7ttji  that king Victor Emanuel intends','^!  to meet  the remains of the..late,' %  king at the railway station on their :.',?-  arrival here and to follow them''on  foot   with  Pantheon   ��|  the   princes    to i the?M  ji  says: ��� "Apparently Bressi's acco'mSp  After his arrestV'��f  A Monsea telegram to the Tribnna^jTS  iy8 : ' "APDarentlv T-rf>aai'a o��/^^��'*   r**  plices were several  cries of 'Let him go  and while the king's  unknown man  Penseio.* Vaglia,  <were heard,^  carriage, was,**  ft'.-anL  replied* toHgeneiilW^p,  being driven to- the roye.iiri__\fi��i.$  -minister! < of ; toe'  poli^s'S? tS��SU    IT1 h0U8^^ askedf^Sf  follow prorogation with n'two^nJ.   ^'_^^^. ^^>y ^here^ymM  YELLOW  JOURNALISM.  Editor of The Tribune :���I notice in the Daily Miner of last evening that about two' columns' and a  half of that - paper is devoted to  blazoning, forth the'fact that John  Houston and Rod Tolmie bad some  difference in Victoria which led to  blows.  ' This is not an uncommon thing in  the livesof men or even of members  of parliament, nor are such facts  often noticed in newspapers, arid if  at all, simply in a general way.' The  Miner's treatment ,of ,the subject  reminds'one of the cur who has not  the sand to fight his enemy himself, but stands - barking  when some  him. '  follow prorogation within;two or  three months. We regret the  curious inability, of lord Salisbury*  and Mr. Balfour to appreciate the  drift of public opinion and:the lat-  ter's irritability, as, well as :the  fatalistic  meated their speeches., With,"the  exception of Mr. Chamberlain, who,  right or wrong, is always clear,  decided and courageous, few ministers have risen above the levels of  their' chiefs." Thef opposition  throughout the session' has been  paralyzed by, its numerical weakness and its divisions onr vital  issues.   ���'.       -   ' '-���'.,"  assassin   was;7 >There^is^rioPil  assassin.    Moreover, cast off wortf�� v  men's clothing, evidently intended^B  for purposes of disguise,, bWibWf���||  found.     The,.police  believed-tfiat^r1  Bressi's   flight    was  ,.,-,.       .      favored i^by^*  accomplices.;.   Among, the pereqris  tendency that'has   mr-\ ZZ_\^       '_^m-^.e ttle P^W  leir speech���NShffJSffi1�� FrancoisrNiccoKrietia|  and Salvatore Tiscionne Caset from^V  Paterson, New Jersey.. ; ���  *���>-,  Mining Records.  w&_Sm  saj'jglMa  rf-'.iA"���ffi$-3&5fi!__  j ��� -.&^6?_~_������_2��sti  Wrecked'Sailbrs>Beach Port.;  New York,-August' 7.���The. Atlas  line steamer.-Aleria,twhich arrived  from, Kingston,  Port  Limon   and  Fortune    island;, I'today^' * brought  ands -barking approval.I |econd officer- John .Bauraan   and-  other tackles the job for   ���.e sailors of the/Dutch'steamer  j Prince    William'   I, ��� which -   was  wrecked  Yesterday's mining records WereT��i  Transfers���A quarter interest in ttfe #  Smuggler fraction on Wild -Hone?' *  creek, six miles from Ymir by SamT-fll  uel. Marshall   to, Oliver Peterson^  Even if all the Miner's statements  are correct,' which I do not for one  moment believe, is it in the interest  ,of Nelson or. the district which Mr.  ���Houston represents, that the Miner  should enter  into   such   a "tirade  against   him, and practically say  to the   government   this   man   is  against you, he is everything that  is bad and we do not expect any  favors from you.  Fortunately such yellow journalism is not approved of ev.en by the  party the Miner is supposed to represent, outside..of a few personal-,  enemies1 of Mr.Houston,~,who,them- I  selves - fearing him,' seek "every  ���course, good or bad,, to condemn  him.  John Houston was returned at the  last election; by a good majority.  He could be'returned again tomorrow, and if those who run the  Miner think.- the course they are  pursuing in their paper will gain  one convert to their side, or shake  the faith ,of those who carried  Houston to victory, let me tell you  that they are mistaken. Such newspapers as the Miner do more damage to a community than can be  estimated, and.do it too  __    ��� ���   . ^ouiuiuicu, auu.uu id too  merely to  asmuch as Germany, with a number j gratify personal spite,  of other powers,-is as-much inter-1   '      A Supporter of  ested   as   England in keeping the  Yang-Tse valley open for commerce.  The.foreign office-believes that in  _this_particu!ar all the powers except  England' are agreed.    It does not  believe that England would insist  upon carrying things with a high  hand there now that she knows she  is opposed by all other powers. The  foreign offlce is confident that the  United States aud Japan will side  with .Germany and the other European powers against England- with*  reference   to her .apparent' intentions along the Yang Tse Kiang.  :���.  Brussels,    August1   7;���M.    de  Favereux,    minister     of    foreign  affairs, has received, the following  message,from the Belgian minister  in Pekin:  " Pekin, August-7;��� We' succeeded  in defending our legation from June  4th to ; June; vlObh" with; the aid of  eight Austrian  marines, but were  unable to save it.   The Austrian,  Dutch and Italian legations were  also burned, and the French legation is in ruins.   All foreigners are  at the British legation, where we  have   been   besieged'   by   Chinese  troops since June 20th.   Up to the  present 58 marines have been killed  arid 70 wounded.   The attack has  ceased since July 1.7th.   Provisions  are almost exhausted. ���  We hope to  be delivered next week.   All the  Belgians here are well."  of Houston.  Will Leave Roger's .-Pass.-  Ottawa, August 7.���The govern-  -ment-has-sold-to^the_CrPrRr 90J  acres in the British Columbia railway belt, within the limits set out  for a national park, for the erection  of a new station -and other necessary buildings.   The C. P. R. have  decided to build on the new site  owing   to   the destruction of the  station employees in Roger's Pass  by snowslides a year and  a half  "ago.* An adjacent area of JJ0 acres  lias been leased .to the. company, at  the nominal rental of $1  per year.  There is heavy timber in the areas  thus acquired by the C. P. R. and  this   is   regarded - as a  protection  against snowslides.  on Inagua on the morning   of   July .30th.   .The   Prince  William I was then on her way to  Hay ti and;- Venezuela, sailing from  New York. 5jpfficer .Bauman   and  his men left the ship,two days.after  the wreck to row- arid sail to Fortune island ;.for ,assistance."',They-  left in a small boat and reached the  island in safety after"36 hours on  the water. "They'.then' sent mes-,  ^sages "announcing .the wreck' and  jsecured ,, assistance, ,   proceeding  ���themselves to New^Ybrk.    ' .  *,   William.Was Poorly.Adviied.  fr Berun,>vAugustrr 7^The:-V<*r  'waerts, the, Socialist organ, refer-'"  ring today to emperor William's  arraignment of the workmen at the  Bremen    shipyard .'for , striking,  ; whereas the fact is that they were  locked out, complains that the kaiser  was imperfectly informed on the  conditions of the case by his advisers.   It then points'but other in-  , stances where emperor William has  made speeches inrwhichhehas publicly charged innocent persons with  offenses of one sort or another sim-  'ply because his information was incorrect.  consideration $300 ; a three-fourths^  interest in ;the**R. B.,claim-brifth'e^.  west fork of Kokanee creek by Wf*��1!!  B. George to N.- E. Holmgren ; -,-halxM  interest in- the ; Nevada ^aridiMouri-:|*%  tain Lion, on Morning mountain by .Mi  Eminit Costell6*tb -jJohn McAlmanf _%  the' Erie> claim  on Gillmari "creek&Il||  quarter mile east of Erie by DjrJi^ml  MacDowell  to  'DanieL Fraser/.ofMl  ��ne'   '   -        ->    -\r-;^4#  Locations-^The Aurora arid;No:-i*lM  Aurora on east branch-of Cottb'ri^fll  wood creek byThomas H. Meloch��;3#f  the South near the head,-waters"ofI��i  Sprbule. creek, by; Thoma8;''MillerMl  the Minnie, on -the s6uth~'bankTbfffIl  fCopper creek by W. W.-Keeck??thbMr  Stranger on west fork of^Kbkariee^-  ���creek.by N. E. Holgreriftlie; GoldenM!  Gate  on* Hidden.creek by"Jamesf  ^StewMtlMiS^^  mm  Heavy Fighting in China.-  London,   August   7.���A   special  dispatch   from    Shang-Hai,   dated  today, says:   " It is reported that  _heavy_fighting-took-plaee lasfc-Sun--  day east of   Pei Tsang, the allies  losing 400, of whom 05 were British.    The   Japanese   artillery  did  splendid service' in the face of a  galling. Chinese   cross- fire, under  which   they    lost,  heavily. 7The  Chinese were forced to retreat,'but  saved their guns.   Their rear guard  was attacked and practically decimated."  w  _%s  in  A Bear. Guard Action.  Kroonstaadt, August 7.���Com-  riiahdant Ther on, who commanded  the Boer flying patrol that derailed  and burned last week near Honig-  spruit the train   carryiug United  ttt-11 a      _ n    i States consul Stowe and flying the  Will Arrest Crooks. star8 and Sbripe8f,. has suWed a  St. Paul, August. 7.-^-Governor   iOSs of. three killed and one severely  Lind has ordered the sheriff of St.   wounded   in   a l ear-guard   action  near Kroonstaadt with the Malta  Japanese secretary had died of his I a7counts~of Sunday's battle1**1^  wounds. |     The Daily Mail's correspondent at  Peary Bound North.  St. Johns, August 7.���The Labrador mail steainer Virginia Lake,  wliich arrived here today reports  that the Peary relief steamer Windr  ward passed through the straits of  Belle, Isle last Sunday, bound north.  She also reports that immense ice  floes still block the northern coast  of Labrador. This will seriously  impede the Windward's progress.  Louis county at Duluth to use the  military if necessary to arrest a  gang of crooks following a circus  and who brutally beat sheriff Alexander and one of. his deputiesat  Cass Lake, Minnesota, while the  officers were attempting to arrest  ���members of the gang for alleged  offenses committed at Park Rapids.  Another telegram to the superintendent of the railroad ordered, tliat  the" train carrying the circus men  be held at Cloquett, the last stop  before crossing the line. The St.  Louis county force is expected to  reach that point in time to carry  out the governor's orders.  Robbers Escape.  Denver, August 7.���A.dozen detectives and a posse under command  of sheriff Freeman, are scouring the  country in tho neighborhood of  Hugo, Colorado, in search of two  men who robbed a number of pas-  Mounted   Infantry;  sustained no losses.  The   British  Better Outlook for India.  London, August 7.���The viceroy  of India, Lord Curzoni cables today  that a very decided improvement  in the crop prospects has taken  place during the last, ten days/ If  the present favorable conditions  continue considerable autumn crops  will be secured and the tension will  relax. There are now about 6,356,-  000 persons receiving relief.  -   Steps Taken Against Anarchists.  Berlin, August 7.���Although no  plari has yet been adopted for international protection against anarchists, the German foreign office is  authority for the statement that it  is quite likely a scheme will be devised and that the preliminary  steps have already been taken.  Certificates 7 of,) wbrk^to ;F.^Pt  Hazelwood on the Deer,Trail, to H^'M.  G. Neelands on the Magpie, to A.H. i#1|  iKelly on.the/Mayand Jennie, to'J.jM  A^Scfmltz-on* the;jFerriwood, Amo '$J  land*Francis, to W.'Riley on the Mi-lct  & M., to N. E. Holmgren on/ the 'R.-: 'M  B., to E. B.-Dunlop on the My Vest," M  to W. Douglas on tbe Erna.        " ,, ~-,f$  MesttieTrom Conger.,*   ^V' f_%t  Washington, August 7���TheioUf I  lowing   cablegram" from, minister   ^  Conger was received tonight by, the _ ,-  state department:    "Tsin Anaya--.^|  men (no date)^ secretary of -"state: .'���--|  Still beseiged; situation, more.pre-',V;>3  carious.    Chinese government   insisting   upon   bur   leaving   Pekin,'  which   would   be   certain    death.  Rifle firing upon us daily by imperial troops. Have abundant courage,  but little ammunition or provisions.  Two progressive yamen ministers  have been-beheaded-���All connected"  the United States legation are well  at the present moment. '   (Signed)  Conger."    Casualties Among Canadians.  ��� Ottawa, August 6.~Sir Alfred  Milner reports the following from  Cape Town, August 5th:   "Dangerously   ill   at Bloemfontein, driver  Sandercock,    Canadian    Artillery,  Smith,   C. R. I.     At  Cape Town  private   Wilson,   Grenadiers,  Toronto, corporal  Coombs, St.   John,  New Brunswick, captain McDonald  released by the Boers July 26th.  Residence of Sandercock and Smith  not given."   The general commanding at Paardekbp, under date of  August 4th, cables : "Sergeant E. C.  Parker killed arid private Finold,  Barrie, Ontario, severely wounded."  Will Ship Two Million.  .New York, August 7.���Baring,  McGoun   & Co. have arranged to  ship two million dollars in gold to  London tomorrow/Representatives   '  of the firm explain that a part of  the shipment is to meet the requirement for deposits of 5 per cent of  subscriptions for the new exchequer-  bonds, but a part of the shipment  is    also     a      regular     exchange  operation.  Boers Express Sorrow.  Pretoria, August 7.���Additional  details regarding the. attack on the   '  tram bearing Mr. Stowe show that  twenty-seven bullets traversed his  compartment. Mr. Sharp/an Amer-  ���  ican accompanying Mr. ,Stowe, was  J -  shot through the feet. Those whom  Mr. Stowe hastily sought expressed ���'  sorrow  for   the act,   maintaining '  that it was due to a mistake.  ��#��*��  j--*,  (.���%*���'t  ti  \A4ii&*l_M>M < ���  THE TRIBUTE: OO^SOKB. CWEDKESDAT AUGUST 8 1900  M  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.  THB SHOBISTS  LILLIE BROTHERS  50c  TO SPOKANE  AP REPUBLIC  !  Reduction in Long Distance Rates. Use the  Kootenay Lake. Company's Lines.  OTHEB  BATES   PBOPOflTIONATELY  LOW.  If*  *'��-'  ,.B'-  ICECREAM  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.  I^ S'/���WEST BAKER STREET,  -." .'^^"Nelson, .British Columbia.  TVVcl^acHlan  Brothers  Successors to the -Vancouver Hardware Company.  ������:���..  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY*  "(*'__*&'''  &.-' ���  INCORPORATED 1Q70.  Wiltons  Axminsters  Brnssels___  Monday evening, when, in the  course of an' altercation, Tolmie  struck Houston. ��� This feud has  .existed since Tolmie's dismissal  if rom the government office' in Nelson, which dismissal Tolmie' attributed to Houston's opposition.  It would be idle for The Tribune  to discuss the ethics of journalism  with the g. o. m. of-the Miner.   It  is greatly a question of standard  and training.   By a few it maybe  considered legitimate for a man to  sell,one-halfvof his paper, through  which the purchasers may denounce  the policy of the paper itself, but  it must be confessed that it is a  trifle confusing to read on one page  that the country is threatened .with  the curse 'of "another term of Tur-  nerisni, and on the next that the  curse threatened is Martinism., It  savors,of the' policy of a price, but  is evidently of  such a policy as  would commend itself to one who  -secured���a-careful^-training^on���a  Brandon weekly.    Others may consider the "trade" question, which  ���the Miner has raised, as one quite  outside   the   ethics of  journalism  altogether,    and    more    properly  classified     under    the    head    of  "finance."   When these difficulties  are ,met at the outset it becomes  apparent that the discussion   desired by the g. o. m..would be futile.  . In another column .a correspondent directs attention to the yellow,  journalism which fills the evening  field. That his views will be shared  by the great majority of the people  of Nelson goes without saying.  Will Be Buried Today.  Rome, August 7.'-^The. city, council of Monza has ceded the plot ;of  ground, including the spot where  king Humbert was assassinated, to  the royal family, who will erect a  chapel there. ��� Queen Margherita  has composed ,.a- tender prayer in  membry of-her husband, and has  I obtained-permissiqn from the.arch-  bishop of, Cremona to;circulate it  among the faithful.    King '-/Victor  Emanuel  and   queen   Helena will  arrive in Rome .tomorrow.    The remains of king Humbe/ij- will leave  Monza in the. morning", reaching the  city, at 9 a.m.   .The papers say .that  the man who was at Monza; with  Bresci is not among the anarchists  ...    arrested.    The presidents   of .the  The 1. -ug-standing enmity which   senate and chamber-of deputies will  R. P. Tolmie lias cherished for John j accompany the body, from Monza.  .Houston cropped out in Victoria on ' The train will be draped in black.'  -The large hall of the railway station is being transformed into a  chapel, richly but severely decorated with black cloth fringed with  silver. The troops who are to be  drawn up on guard will not focjh  part of the funeral cortege. According to a wish often expressed  by king Humbert, the coffin will be  transported on a gun carriage. The  Pantheon is to be lighted with large  lamps and 480 candles. At the close  of the ceremony the coffin will be  placed in the small chapel behind the  altar, where the coffin of King Victor Emanuel II, has for a long time  rested.  _ *  Fight With Moonshiners.  Paul's   Valley,   Indian   Territory, August 7.���-As a result of a  pitched   battle   with  moonshiners  near Johnson, 20 miles from Paul's  Valley, one  deputy   marshal- was  wounded    slightly    and    another,  Schrimpsher of   Paul's Valley,   is  missing.   The outlaws escaped in  the darkness.   It is believed that  Schrimpsher followed the band and  was killed.    Reinforcements were  sent from here today.  The outlaws  are part of a band that was raided  near Center a few days ago, when  five of the members, together with  a- still   and a quantity of liquor,  were   taken.    The   leader,   named  Tice, a veteran Arkansas distiller,  and other members   of the  gang  escaped.   After four days' pursuit  they were located by a posse of  deputies   in   a deep   ravine   near  Johnson.   A demand to surrender  was   answered   with  a volley   of  bullets and shots were exchanged  for   over   an   hour.   The deputies  surrounded the outlaws' position to*  await daylight, but the latter escaped during the night.  Exportation of Arms Prohibited.  -. London, August 7-���In accordance with the recently passed bill,  the Gazette tonight proclaims the  prohibition of-the export of arms  and ammunition to China from'  .today.  t__l&&___:&&&&-^&&&&&&&&&mL^&&m^Sm:&_it<;��  ^���^^iS^^^*i��B^^,^^,^iS-^*^**-^*^'^ia*J5i5Bv��*^iS-ii-1  :^^-^.^'^.9.^.^'^'^'~'^'^'^-^'^'^'~^'^'9'!S'V'^'^-^-* y-^-^^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^^-^-^-^-^-^g^^i^.^g.^-^B^^^y-yy  FRED  IRVINE <& CO.  Special sale of Dress Goods, Millinery, Muslin, Prints, Lawns, Percales, Sateens, and Dimities  We will offer our entire stock of Summer Goods at special prices below cost. Sunshades half  price.    Carpets, Window Shades, Curtains, Oilcloths, and Linoleums at cut-down prices.  FRED  IRVINE <& CO.  ���l_.^i__\^9^9^9^9^9^9^9^9'i  xti  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  iti  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  iti  ffl  ffl  Mr  -.&^&^_\_i^^^^^^^_\_\e__\_\&-~  Alex Stewart  Room 3, Turner & Boech Block.  NELSON.  Mines  Real Estate  Insurance  Loans  FOR   SALE   CHEAP.  Three intido residenco lots, ond house on Ver  nou street. ��       ' '  $-225, $25 cash rest on time, will buy lot in block  79. :,  $150, $50 cash rest on time, will buy -choice lot  in Bogustown, on car line.*' .  ._\_-  Molly Gibson and Exchequer shares for salo.! .  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON  B.C.  DERATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  rpHORPK & CO., LIMITED.���Cornor .Vornon  ���*��� and Cedar streets, Nolson, manufacturers  of and wholesale dealers in eerated waters and  fruit syrups. Sole agents, for Halcyon Springs  mineral water.  Telephone 60.  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  WF. TEETZEL & CO.-Corner Baker and  ��� Josephino streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in assayers supplies. Agents for Denver  Fire .Clay Co. of Denver, Colorado.  AND AMATEUR  PHOTOGRAPHERS'  SUPPLIES OF  ALL KINDS.  mm mm  & BOOK CO.  Five-roomed house to rent on Hondryx streot,  $12.50 per month.  Wanted���Athabasca, Tamarac and Noble Five  shares.    Alex Stewart  Room 3, Turner-Boeckh Block..  CIGARS.  KOOTENAY CIGAR MANUFACTURING  CO.-Corner Baker and Hall streets, Nel  son, manufacturers of "Royal Seal" and "Koote  'nay Belle'.' brands of cigars.   COMMISSION, MERCHANTS.  HJ. EVANS & CO.���Baker street, Nelsonl  ��� wholesale dealers in > liquors,'- cigars,  cement, fire briok and fire clay, water pipe-and  ���steel rails, and general commission merchants.  MONEY TO LOAt  AT  ALL  TIMES  ON   IMPROVED    PROPERTY.*  STRAIGHT LOANS  ���At 8 per cent, interest payablo semi-annually.-  NELSON, B. C.  Tapestries  Take your choice, select your  Eattern, 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 nze blinds and will be  glad to quote prices for special  sizes.  SMOKE  ROYAL SEAL  .  AND  KOOTENAY BELLE  CIGARS  UNION MADE  Kootenay Cigar Mfg. Co.  NEMON. BRITIBH COLUMBIA  INSTALLMENT PLAN LOANS  To pay off a loan of $1000 with  interest and principal, for-a  poriod of five years  ��20.00 per month'  Seven years..:     16 75    "  Ton years '..-*..    12 M>   ."  Fifteen years    10 35    "      ���'  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY Sc CONSTRUCTION COMPAN Y���Wholesaledeal-  ers 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 Westminster, and Edmonton, Alberta.   TAYLOR- FEED & PRODUCE CO.���Baker  street. Nolson (Georgo F. Motion's old  ;stand), Flour, Feed, Grain,"Hay and Produce.  Car lots a specialty. Correspondence solicited.  .Phone 26.  FRESH AND SALT HEATS.  P    BURNS Sc   CO.���Baker street,   Nelson,  ���   wholesale dealers in fresh and cured meats.  .Cold storage. - ^   GROCERIES.  A MACDONALD '&' CO.-Corner Front and  ���"������. Ball streets, wholesale grocers and  jobbers in blankets,' gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  mackinaws and miners', sundries., .,.       ;  KOOTENAY SUPPLY   COMPANY, . LIMITED���Vernon   street, Nelson,   wholesale  grocers. -   JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front street, Nel-   son, wholesale grocers.    -  fieison Saw &  Planing R/jills, Limited  Are prepared to furnish by rail, barge or teams  Dimension Lumber, Rough fc and Dressed  Lumber, Local and Coast Ceiling, Local and  Coast Flooring, Double Dressed Coast Cedar,  Rustic, Shiplap, Stepping, Door Jambs, Pine  and Cedar Casings, Window Stiles, Turned  Work, Band-sawing, Brackets, Newel Posts,  Turned Veranda Posts, Store Fronts, Doors,  Windows and Glass.  Get prices before purchasing elsewhere  Office Corner lfa.ll and Front Streets  Factory Hall Street Crossing C. P. R. Track  Mills Hall Street Wharf  ^  Kootenay Steam Laundry  BLOMBERC & SWEDBER.C  MIT|r.Tllf,IIMM,.|.l���ll���ll,,1.1IIJI   JUST   ARRIVED  A Car Load of  Allen's Apple Cider.  THORPE & CO.  llllllimilllMIITTmTTIIIIllnllllllMllmUfll^  R. REISTERER & CO.  BREWERS AND BOTILBBS OV  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  H. R. CAMERON  Baker Street, Nelson. Agent and Appraiser.  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  -Bogustown)���Fairview^-Addition.  MINING STOCKS  BOUGHT AND SOLD  Referendum Treasury Stock  Kicholieu, 1000  FOR SALB.-  Six-room house, Hume Addition, S850.  A complete sot of tinner's tools.  A good shack.  CALL ON  H. A. Prosser  BROKER, WARD STREET   -  PR. STEWART Sc CO.���Warehouses on C. P.  ��� R. track, foot' of Stanley street. Nelson,  wholesale dealers in provisions, produce and  fruits. Cold storage. Agents Armour & Co.'s  bacon, hams, lard and other prodnots.  T Y. GRIFFIN Sc CO.-Front street, Nelson.  " ��� , -wholesale - dealers in provisions, cured  meats, butter and eggs.   HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  H BYERS & CO.-Corner Baker and Josephine  ��� streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in hardware and mining supplies. Agents for Giant  Powder Co.  T A WHENCE  *-*  Baker St.;  HARDWARE    COMPANY���       Nelson, ��� wholesale   dealers in  hardware and mining supplies, and water and  plumbers' supplies. '  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  rpURNER, BEETON Sc 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.  HAMILTON .PQWDER^COMPANY^-Baker^  ��� street, Nelson, manufacturers of dynamite,  sporting, stumping and black'blasting powders,  wholesale dealers in caps and fuse, and eleotrio  blasting apparatus. ^_^  SASH AND DOORS.  ELSON SAW AND PLANING MILLS,  LIMITED���Corner Front and Hall streets,  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers  in sash and doors; all kinds of faotory work made  to order.  PROPRIETORS  The only steam laundry in Nelson employing union labor  A. LARSON, Manager  J. M. LUDWIC  Manufacturers of and  , dealers in Harness, Pack  and Stock Saddles. Apara-  joes. Collars,. Bridles and  Whips.  Nelson Harness Shop  HaU Street, Nelson.  C. W. West & Co.   ��������COAL, I���^WOOD!���   N1  Prompt and  delivery, to  far  e trade  Brewery at Nelson  ��he ��ritnme.  St JOSEPH'S SCHOOL  NELSON, B.C.  A boarding and: day school conducted by the  Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. It is situated at  the corner of Mill and Josephine streets In one of  the b'est .residential -portions of Nelson, and is  easily accessible from all parte of the city.  The course of study inoludus the fundamental  and higher, branoh.es 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 Sister  Superior.  DISSOLUTION   OF   PARTNERSHIP.  Notice is heroby given that tho partnership  heretofore existing between Ed waid C. Cording-  ���ly.and A. W. Purdy, carrying on business sis  Furnicuro Dealers, in tho City of Nelson, under  the name, style and Arm of the Nelson Furniture  Compan'v, has this day beon dissolved by mutual  consent." Richard XV. Day of Nelson, B. C, accountant, has been appointed receive.* to wind  up,tho affairs of the Ilrm, to whom all accounts  due the firm must bu' paid, and all claims against  the Arm should bo sent.  Witness: E. C. CORDINGLY,  W. A. GALLIHER. A. W. PURDY.  'Dated this first day of August, sA; D. 1900, -afc  the City of Nelson.  J. E. ANNABLE  GENERAL  BROKER  Three dwelling houses  ,   sale'on easy terms.  One lot on Stanley , street,; opposite; Royal  hotel, for sale at a bargain.  One. seven-roomed house.and'one.three-room  house for rent. .   _ _77_ __��'__  Bee ANNABLE  MONEY TO fcGAN  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  Lister and Kerr to be on the  unfair list, and all union men  and sympathizers are requested  to bear this in mind.  By Order of the Committee.  TENTS   AND   AWNINGS.  NELSON TENT AND AWNING FACTORY-  Baker street, Nelson. Manufacturers of all  kinds of tents, awnings, and canvas goods.  P.O. Box 76.   Theo. Madson, proprietor.  WINES AND CIGARS.  'f_____trO_ttn__* WINE COMPANY, LIMI-  V TED���Corner Front and Hall streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers In winos (case and bulk,  and domestic and imported cigars.  Charles St. Barbe  Stock and Share Broker  General Agent  E. P, Whalley, J. P.  NOTARY PUBLIC  ��� Offlce with OV W. West & Co., oorner Hall and  % ���. City offlce of the Nelson Sodawater Factory.   -  A. R. BARROW, A. Mil. C. ��  ������ PROVINCIAL,  , LAND SURVEYOR  Comer Viotoria and > Kootenay Streets.     ���  P. O. Box.669.. TELEPHONE NO. B5  Hard Coal  Anthracite  TELEPHONE 33.  $9.65|g��r'8Ne8*   $6.15  DBLrVEBBD  AGENTS IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY, Ltd.  No order can be accepted unless accompanied  by cash.    Offlce:  Cornor of Hall  and Bakor Streets.  COSTELLO'S EXPRESS  AND TRANSFER  Baggago and express moved to any part of tha  city.   Special attention given to heavy teaming.  Offlce corner Victoria and Ward streets. Telephone 192. W. A. COSTELLO, Manager.  ..  DR. ALEX FORIN  Office: .Houston Block.  ARCHITECTS.  THWART &   CARRIE���Architects.    Rooms 7  J-J   and 8 Aberdeen block, Baker street, Nelson.  Lethbridge Calf Coal  The best value for the money in the market)  for all purposes.  terms cash     W. P. TncRNKY, General Agent-  Telephone 147.    Offlce with O. D. J. Christie.  ���A.-   JiillSrSTJE]:A.J3-  Contracting Painters,-Decorators, Paperbangers,  Full line of wall paper, mouldings, eto,   Kalso-  mining and Tinting.  Strictly first-class work.  Estimates furnished.  .  ENGINEERS.  rjHARLES PARKKR-Mining and milling en-  *��/  gineor.  West Baker streeVNelson.  Residence Mill Street, '.XfTft CAW " R   f!  Opposite School House  JM.E-l<OtU.V P. V��  FRATERNAL   SOCIETiES.  NELSON LODGE. NO. 28, A. K. Sc A. M.  Meets second Wednesday, in eaoh month.  Sojourning brethren invited.  ENIGHTS OF PYTHIAS��� Nelson Lodge, No.  25. Knisrhts.of Pythias, meets in I. O. O.F.  THE ATHABASCA GOLD MINE, LIMITED  7 (In-Liquidation.) ''"'   *,"',  SHARE   CAPITAL   ��200,000.  ��� .-.      .",   ���  To tiie Canadian Shareiioldeiis :  Special resolutions for liquidation and reconstruction were passed at an Extraordinary General Meeting, held on the 18th of May last,, and  confirmed nt a further meeting on tho 5th June ���  last, and in conformity therewith, a new company has been registered under tho name of Tho  Athabasca Gold Mine, Limited, having a capital  of ��100,000 in ordinary shares of ��1 each.  I give notice that the agreement for the transfer of tho assets of tho old company to tbe now  company, which was submitted to and approved  by the said Extraordinary General Meeting, has  now been executed and is dated the 18th June,  1000. Holders of shares in tho old company aro  entitled to claim as of right, an allotment of one  share in tho new company, with 17s. per share  credited as having been paid up .thereon, for  ovory two shares hold by them or to which thoy  wore entitled in the old company, providing thoy  aereo to pay up the balance of 3s. per share on  each of such new shares.  Shareholders registered on the books of tho old  company havo received  blanks or  forms   on  which  to make  application  for tho shares to^,  which they aro entitled to apply for, and which -  must be received hero and be in my hands, together with tho Is. per share payable on applica- .  tion not later than 18th August, 1(100.   Shareholders who do not make application by thisdate will *  lose all thoir interest in the company.   Holders  of dollar shares of the Athabasca*'Gold Mining  -CompanyrLimIted-Liabllity,-\vho-huve-not-con-^���  verted thoir script into ��1 sterling shares of tho  Athabasca Gold Mine, Limited, which is now in'  liquidation, aro advised to pond these promptly  to this office for conversion, thattheymay receive  the necessary blanks in time to comply, with the  above notice and so retain their interest in tho  property. E. NELSON FELL. Manager.  TRADES   UNIONS.  F. of  northeast corner Victoria and Kootenay stroets, overy  Saturday evening at 8 o'olock. Visiting mom-  bers welcome. M. It. Mowatt. President. James  Wilkes," Seoretary. Union Scai.k of Waoks  >fou Nelson . District���Per shift, machino  men, $3.50: hammersmon miners. $3.25; muckers,  carmen, shovelors and other underground labor-  ors. $3.00.  TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.-Tho regular meetings of tho Nolson Trades and Labor  Council will beheld in tho miners' union hall,  oorner of Viotoria and Kootenay streots, on tho  first and third Thursday of eaoh month, at  7.30 p.m. G.J. Thorpe, President. J. H. Matheson, Secretary.  THE regular meetings of tho Carponters' Union  are held on Wednesday evening of each  week, at 7 o'olook, in tho Miners' Union hall corner Viotoria and Kootenay streets. R. Robin-  son. President.   James Colling, Secretary.  NELSON MINERS' UNION NO. 90, W.  M.���Meets in miners' union rooms.  ;11UI1 Lit -IXLU-L  O  KJLUMIL   __U.ll.  _U-ll_L j  d Kootenay streets, at' 8:30 p.m. j I  ate .brothers cordially invited to J.  Matheson, President.  W. S. Bel- | !|  BARBERS' UNION.-Nelson Union, No. 106, of  the International Journeymen Barber's Union of America, meets every first and third Monday of each month in Miner's Union Hall, corner  ,of,yiotoria and Kootenay streets,  sharp. Visitini  attend. J. H. 3  ville. Secretary.   BRICKLAYERS AND MASONS' UNION.  The Bricklayers and Masons' International  Union No. 3 of Nelson meets second and fourth  Tuesdays in eaoh month at Miners Union hall.  J. W. Etcher, president; Joseph Clark, recording  and corresponding secretary.  ker and Kootenay,streets, every  ' "   "     Vipitim*- Knight*  25, Kn:  Hal], corner  Tuesday evening at 8'o'clook.      .    ���  _  oordlally invited to attend.   F. J. Bradley, C. C,  J. A. Paqiiette. K. of R. & S.  NELSON L. 0.1_, No. 1692. meets in I. O. O. F.  Hall, oorner Baker and Kootenay streots,  isb and 3rd Friday of each month. Visitini--  brethorn cordially invited. R. Robinson; W. M.  W; Crawford. Recording-Socretary.  NELSON .aCRIE, Number 22, FraternaT Order  of Eagles, meets .every second and fourth  Wednesday ineach month in Fraternityr Hall.  Visiting brethren welcome. W. Go^neU, JPreal  donb. Charles Prosser, Seoretary.  LABORERS' UNION,  teotiye Union  ���Nelson^ Laborers' Pro-  " L., meets in  3 Union, No. 8121^ A. F. of  Fraternity Hall, Oddfellow's block, corner of Baker and Kootenay streets, every Monday evening  at 7:30 p.m. sharp. Visiting members of the American Federation cordially invited to attend. A. W.  McFoe. President. Peroy Shackelton. Secretary.  NELSON PAINTERS' UNION���The regular  meeting of the Painters' Union is held  the first and third Fridays in eaoh month at Miners' Union hall at 7:30 sharp. T.O. Skatbo, Presi-  dent; Will J. Hatch. Socretary.   THK NKLSON PLUMBERS, GAS AND  STKAM FITTERS UNION meets every seo  ond and fourth Friday at the -Miners' Union hall  at H n.ni.    Tt. ^enks. f*��nrnh��.Ty nro torn.  PLA8TERFRS'  UNTON���The O. P. I. A. No.  172, meots overy Wednesday evening in tho  I  y We.  Elliot block, corner Baker and Stanley streots. ab  D. Moyer, president; Donald Mc-  8 o'clock.  J.  lean, secretary.  ���ii'v.  mk^&^msm^W^^^^^^^^si-i  Mff.^ae  :Jg��s^_^&s^&___tti&iZ'r-t.  -���-������-'������ ^ -"'sfes  r.i-f���*Mi.-Cj��yir^ii  3*S  -jji* ^W.>UA.X*Ml fjH^H't ���_"  j^W-Stesrnj:  ������mtmyi  ~*'y^\!i&*';;'' -. J  THE TTRIBIJOTI: OTILSOIS" B, ���.,.WEDNESDAY; AUGUST 8, 1900  ���*��*.  <��� , f" *!%���*���'-a*'-jr.-.  3  .'.'-' 7^1  .<��.'  til  til  tii  Xii  iii  _-*-_  *'.-*������  , 'ff:a  Hi  xii  'tiCf  ,��������1  ^  ll/  iti  iti  iti  iti  DRINK  #i  .'.���.-Si  i      -,u    <J~   Jfc,,  -1    - "^'  \i/  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  ���r--  \li  tit  tit  tit  tii  - *&*;*.>.���,*��_  W.-f-'-zm  _\m_t��_-��t'-*>t  * ��� k'wf^'ftSofl  ,7^;  :> *rt?g J  v��/  M-*��I  tt/  xa  tit  Xii  xa  xa  xii  til  til  tit  MIL.  \k_Mm  -<.,  G__  w;m\  at  tljp.  sn  ;���-- --*./:  "i^iS'l'  %&$fkl  \. ^m__�� ���  )  t*   ^*>V ���   ^^*   ^PJ*V ���  * immmW ��� ^__W ���  ,,'7':-V7^^Vj^  .    ___,   ���___, ~ _t 4__f ' ���'- ' "* '*'���-'��  *���-__*���.__*'*____?���*  :'\m_7'^r-mm\; -   ���  BANK OP MONTBEAL  CAPITAL. aU paid up....$12,000,000.00  REST      7.000,000.00  UNDIVIBBD PROFITS       427,18080  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. George A. Drummond Vice-President  E. S. Clouston General Manager  NELSON BRANCH ,'  Corner Baker and Kootenay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branches In London (England) New York,  Chicago, and ali the principal cities in Canada.  Buy and soil Sterling Exchange and Cable  Grant  Commercial   and  Travelers'   Credits,  available in any part of tbe world.  '   Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Eto.  THE BANK OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  Saving's Bank Branch  ~CURBENT~RATK OV INTKRKST PAID,  NEW SYSTEM OF TELEPHONE  Without Wires.  A young inventor of Philadelphia,  lias devised and is fast perfecting a  system of telephony whereby the  voice, as well as the signals of the  Morse alphabet, is transmitted  through earth and air without the  use of wires. A practical demonstration of wireless telephony has  been given and a company, named  after professor A. Frederick Collins,  an electric engineer, has been  formed.     '.        ;   Q'  The Collins plan is quite distinct  from the Marconi system. It uses  no coherer, which is the salient  point of the Marconi system. This  coherer is a very delicate device,  and must be adjusted to the minutest   nicety.    ; Out-of-door   tests  ..have been made   under favorable.  ��� and unfavorable conditions, and ap-  '. parently the new wireless telephony  and telegraphy is a success.  Though still in a crude state, the.  verity of the principle that terrestrial waves of electricity are as inductive as the other waves utilized  by   Marconi-; Dblbear' aud   others  . seems to have been proved. Larger  machines are to be built, and tests  of the most rigid character will  follow.  Professor Collins is not yet 35,  but he has been a worker of no  mean sort in the field of electrical  endeavor for a good many years. ,  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and  Letters of Credit on Skaguay, U. S.,  Atlin, B. C, and Dawson City, N. W. T.  After taking the scientific course at  the Chicago university he joined  the Thomson-Houston Electric Company and did a great deal of experimental work for them. In his spare  moments he studied telephony.  When Marconi's system of wireless  telegraphy was brought out several  years ago, professor Collins read a_  description of it.* He promptly set  to work to construct a similar apparatus und succeeded in duplicating Marconi's feats on a small scale.  In response to a request for a nofc  too technical account of his system  for-the benefit of the lay'reader,  professor Collins said : '.'It is really  too soon to set myself up as an Edison or a Tesla, aud I do not want to  pose as anything else than a student  of telephony.  "In the first place ifc should be  said that while the earth is a poor  conductor of electricity the currents  projected through it meet with, no  such resistance as the ether waves  utilized by Marconi. The network  of telephone, telegraph and electric  light wires, trolley wires, tall steel  skeleton structures and the hundred  and one obstacles that divert; and  disrupt air currents are not encountered underground. Again, some  strata of * earth are pretty good, conductors ' of electricity, while others  are ' hon-eouductors. Thus, it is  possible to protect two currents,  say at different depths, and to  secure perfect insulation.  ,. "Now, as to syntony, or electric  tuning, a term the layman does not  understand usually, let me explain.  In, listening to., .a .phonograph,  say, one may distinguish the notes  of a certain instrument in a band if  he tries to. He simply attunes his  ear and his mind to the vibrations  produced by that one instrument.  So also in wireless telephony.  Everybody understands how a tuning fork will respond, that'is, will  sound to a certain note struck on  the piano. A scientist would-say  ifc vibrated when something wifch  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. Bay, Inspector.  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker Street  J. M. LAY, Manager.  the same rate vibration was set in  motion.  " Electric-tuning is analogous. A  given receiver properly tuned will  respond to a certain number of  ether or air-vibrations per second.  So ifc will to terrestrial vibrations,  but it will remain unaffected by  another_rate_of_vibrations Thus,  any number of ether or terrestrial  waves vibrating at different rates,  would nofc interfere with one another, nor would any set of vibrations affect the receiver, except  the one especially attuned to its  rate.  " Now," continued professor Collins, "we.take an ordinary Bell receiver and pick up the vibrations  set loose at a distant point with no  connecting media save mother  earth. Each instrument (transmitter and receiver) is connected  by wire with two copper plates or  rather a copper coil and a copper  plate proper. The plate is buried  in the earth at varying distances  from 1 foot to 30 feet. 'The copper  coil is incased in the cabinet. The  sounds���that is, the vibrations���  are transmitted ,over the -wire to  the sunken plate, thence, through  the earth to the corresponding,,  plate buried at the receiving point  connected with the receiviriginstru-  ment. Of course, the layman will  understand that there are batteries  attached to the cabinets and a  Crookes tube as well.  " The induced current passes  simultaneously with the earth, current. At present I am working on  a system* of electrical resonance or  syntony where 2200 or 2000 sub-;  scribers may talk without conflicting. I do not think this problem  will be harder than articulate  speech without wires. A more or  less mechanical device I am giving  time and thought to is a bell for  signalling, all devices extant not  being applicable to our telephone.  On each- telephone we will have to  place a couple of discs resembling  the combination lock on a safe.  Then, when Smith wants to call  Jones, whose number is 142, for  instance, he will turn' the dial to  142. This will put his 'phone in  tune with Jones'. That is, the number of ohms resistance regulated  by this combination lock, illustration anywhere between 2000 and  100,000 ohms, will equal the resistance indicated" by Jones' instrument, and then Jones' signal will  be rung. If Brown and Robinson  are talking in the same - locality  they will not hear Smith and Jones,  nor be heard.for the resistance on  their circuit is different, and so on."  Contractors and Builders   WILL DO WELL TO  Buy Their Lumber  ST  G. 0. Buchanan's  A large stock of flrst-class dry material on  hand, also a full line of sash, doors, mouldings,  turned work, eto.  Factory Work a Specialty  Yard i  Foot of Hendryx street. Nelson  Telephone. 91    JO^f!   1^,   AgGflt  Palace IVJeat IVJar^et  Headquarters   _���..  ;       for all kinds of  Fresh and Cured Meats.  A. feature will bo made of the poultry and  Same trade.  They will always be on hand dur-  ifj their season.       ��� ���  >'7 '���' .    ���'���  ������������������  J. L. PORTER, Prop.  1G9 Josephino St, between Baker and Vernon  Telephone 169.  Belgian     Hares  Got in on the ground floor. Moro money than  anrtbiuir else on earth. One good man or woman  to handle stock.  APPLY  F.   EDWARDS,  Nelson   Hotel  Calgary Bottled Beer  Pecond to none on tho market.   For sale by the  single bottle, the dozen or the barrel.  Nelson Wine Company.       .  Telephone 93.      Fkank A., Tamblyn, Manager.  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen, Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coaBfc.  Flooring  local and coast.  Newel Posts  Stair Bail  Mouldings  Shingles  Bough and  Dressed Lumber  -of all kinds.  ~IF WHAT"YOU WANT IS NOT IN BTOCK  WK WILT, MAKR IT FOB YOU  CALL AND GET PRICES.  J. A. Sayward  HALL AND LAKE BIURETS, NKLHON  Porto Rico LumberCo.  (LIMITED)  CORNER OF  HKNDRYX AND VJflHNON STREETS  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in  StOCr^.  We carry a complete stock ofi  Gcast Flooring, Geiling, Inside Pin-,  ish, Turned'Work, Sash, and .Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  Porto Rico LumberCo. Ltd.  NOTICE   TO   CAEPENTEBS.  A resolution was pas->ed at a meeting of tho  Carpenters Union last nudit to thoeti'oot that no  union carpenters aro to work on jobs where tho  shingling is sublet. Tho resolution takes oitect  from August 2nd.        James Colling,  Recording Seoretary.  POUNDKEEPEE'S   NOTICE.  Notice is hereby givon that I have caused to  be Impounded ono grey homo, aged, 14} hands.  Owner can have same by paying charges.  W. It. JARVIS.  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 ;$25J  ���per-suit.^-All-other-linesTat-  low rates.    None but'Union  labor employed. '  E. Skinner  Neelands' Building, Baker 8tnet   FRED J. .SQUIRE. Manager.   Arthur Gee  MERCHANT  TAILOR  Removed to Baker Street, opposite tbe Queen's  AMERICAN  AND  EUROPEAN  PLANS  WEALS   25    CENTaf  ROOMS LIGHTED BY ELECTRICITY  AND HEATED BY STEAM  ' IS CENTS TO fl  32!-to-331 Baker StreetrNelsonr  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER STWBET.NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  Large comfortable bedrooms and  flrsb-ola**  llnlBg-cooca.. Hawple imbm for commercial men.  Baker and Ward  Street*. Nelnon  IVJadden House  The only hotel In Nelson that haa  under one management sinoe 1800.  The bed-rooms are well furnished and Ugktod  by electricity.  The bar U altaro *tock��d britel^dom ������  no and importiwl Uquow and oican.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H.MOMANUS,-Manager  Bar stocked with best brands of wines, liquors,  and Cigars. Beer on draught. Large comfortable rooms.   First-class table board.  RESTAURANT  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT  RATES ��2 PER DAY  H|rs. L C. ClarKe, Prop.  LATE OF THK ROT AX. nORL., __tU__.W_  EVERY   ��AY  AT TH��  BIG   SCHOONER  Beer or Half-and-half only  FRESH  COOL  The only good Beer in Nelson  E. J. CURRM, Prop.  Corner Stanley and Silica Streets.  Cor. Bakor and Hall Sts. 10  .Mr-RA F   Drnn  First-class table [ Wt I^CimC, 8T0pi  DISSOLUTION  OP   PAETNEESHIP  Notico is heroby given that the' partnership  horotofornBubsisrlng botwocn Frank Campbell &  Georgo William Bartlett. in tho business of tho  Clark Hotel on Josephine street. Nelson, is dissolved from this date. All accounts, duo to tho  Arm aio to bo paid to Gcoi-ge William-BRrtiett.'  who will pay all debts and carry on the business  as heretofore.  Dated ISth July MOO.  To  Mine  Manager* and Ore Shippers.  W. JPellew Harvey, F. C. S., assayer in charge  of the provincial'government assay oflicc, wUi  act as ��� shippers' representative "atony Coast '  smelter, to receive, weigh, sample and chock  pulps and to generally look after the interests ot  tho miners. Terms made on the basis of tonnage  handled. Apply lor particulars to him at  Vancouver, B. C  NOTICE.  The Nelson Tinners' Union having   secured  the Bupport of their employers hare agreed to  adopt tho nino hour day, commencing Auguxt 1.  All -Union tinners will please accept this notice.  <8gd;)       *WM. PAifiS, See  jv'v'iC^ir-.V^-"-' '���'> :'y,''.^-.'if^^^i'^U&'^^^^r^W^s_'^^m  .     ^_t_i  '���i&4Mf 4  ** �����*#���<������-����� Mi-'.  'r*-t>i~-r^*_\��igx4_^<u-_m-Tm&^  THIS TRIBUOT3:..KELSON. B.C, WUDMSTMY AUGUST 8 1900  Queen Victoria Chocolates  THE  BEST   OUST  THE  ^-A-IRJgZET  SOLID   0_-TTj-__-   B*3r  50   OEJUSTT   BOXE8  W. F. Teetzel & Go.  CORNER BAKER AISID 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 the best English makers, includings Christy's celebrated hard hats, which we are selling at prices to suit  everybody. 0"  The Nelson  Clothing House  _-i_r��l&2L��i��iS_--ZiSL-__:��_S_-  Xif  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  Just to Remind You  The  Karn  St  The  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ^ambus  Piano  arn's Bicycles  /.enith,  White,  Raymond,  Standard, Domestic  Whejler & Wilson  Sew ng Machines  La nps, Vases  Diamonds   and   all  kinds   ���  precious stones  Watches  from  size  18 to size 0  Rings,   Scarf   Pins,  Bracelets, Earrings,  Lockets, Chains,  and Brooches  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  iti  JACOB DOVER, JEWELER  Jardiniers, Onyx Tables, 'Clay Goods, Brass Ware,  Clocks, Carving Sets, Pearl Handled Fish  and Fruit Sets.   A complete line of Rogers' 1847 Flatware  l::  ?y  AH  Vv  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  Wl  '���&&.__:&. &&  All the leading  up to-date ,  J -welery  My Watch and  v    Jewelry  Department  has no .,  equal in British  - Columbia >  '.   I guarantee  quality .  JACOB  A   full   line  of  Sterling  Silver  Novelties  and  Orders by Mail  .   and' Express  orders receive  my  prompt >  -  1   attention  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ���_���_$-_���_ - ' __\-__\-__y^-_t"st'_X'^-00-^-i^'tj*'  i_9-0-0-0     .-  -K-C<<|?><C-C-'��S-C--?-C-'��k<JB><S��-  YOUR   LUNCH    BASKET  - f' i . -  .  ,r, % 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.'  Our stock is fresh and first-class in every respect.  DO, NOT FAIL TO PLACE YOUR ORDERS WITH US.  .V  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.  Manufactured by the Brackman-Ker Milling Co., Ltd.  Victoria Vancouver, Westminster, Edmonton, Rossland, Nelson.  THIRTY DAVS WAR  Baker Street, Nelson  Look Out for Big Canvas Sign  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 hundted and fifty suits of clothing at cost. Three hundred pairs of minors' shoes at cost.  ��� Men's furnishings, fine shoes, hate and caps. Four hundred pair of odd pants. Every article in the  store offered at from 20 to fiO per cent discount.  Baker Street, Nelson  Look Out for ��ig Canvas Sign.  Theo Madson  Don't Imbibe Snakes  Lots of them In the city water.  Get one of our filters  on trial.   Prices 40 cents, $1.26 and $1.75.  CITY LOCAL NEWS  The cricket club is arranging a  game for Friday afternoon, lt is  proposed to choose elevens from the  employes of the city banks and  other sources.  Fred Tregillus returned yesterday from his globe-trotting trip  looking hale and hearty.  Richard Hutchinson was drowned  off the steamer Slocan yesterday  morning. He was a deckhand and  came from Petite Roche, New Brunswick.  Rev. J. A. Wood of Kaslo, president of the Kootenay district'of the  Methodist church, was in the city  yesterday in connection with his  duties as chairman.  * J. W. Stewart, the Balfour extension contractor, turned over $3000 to  Harry Wright, collector of taxes,  yesterday^ for the provincial' poll  tax collected from the workmen  along the line.  The young people's societies of  the Presbyterian, Methodist, Baptist and Congregational churches  spent a pleasant evening at Lakeside park last night. The societies  turned out in force and the conversazione in the pavillion was a great  success., '  The relatives of the late 'li. B.  'Kerr, who died at the hospital last.  week, have not wired directions as to  the disposition of the body. ��� It will  pi-obably be interred by the authorities today.  A fresh stock of postage stamp  books is on sale at the postoffice,  three hundred having been received  yesterday. The first installment  -was sold out within a few days.  A. M. Johnson was retained yesterday for the crown in tbe case of  Regina vs. Cordingly. The crown  has issued the subpoenas in the case  and expects to proceed with the  prosecution when the defandant is  arraigned at the court house ��� this  morning. W. A. Galliher will appear for the defence:  ��� Dr. T. G. Williams of Montreal, a  well -known Methodist divine,  arrived in the city last night and  will spend the day here. Tonight  he speaks at the. Methodist church  in the interests of the Great St.  James church of. Montreal which is  financially embarrassed.  The Canadian Pacific Railway  Company is advertising for seventy  men for tracklaying and surfacing  work. The wages offered are $1.75  per day with a-fixed charge of $5  per week for board. Applicants  for work are to apply to R. H. McCoy at Procter on the line of the  work.  The diary of lieutenant-colonel  Otter, which has been published by  the department of militia, confirms  the report that lieutenant Hodgins  was detailed for service on military-  railways'on June 11th.  The Roman Catholics of Silver-  ton, though few in number, have  erected a neat .little church which  Mrs. Cummings has ar-  the city and is with her  hospital,  rived in  husband.  W. A. Costello. has sold < his express business to the Nelson Transfer company. Heexpects to return  to Calgary.   ]'''".  Church of England service will  be held this evening at 7:45 in the  school room, Hume addition. All  are cordially invited. As there  will be a baptism at this service  those who have children to be  baptized are invited to bring them.  Vice-president Hayden of the  New York Central, arrived in the  city last night and remained at the  C. P. R. depot in his private car for  the night.  The Nelson football club has  accepted the challenge to play  Silverton and the challengers have  been invited to visit Nelson ou  Saturday, the-18th. The clubs have  come together once before in an,  exhibition game at the Slocan City  tovuuamenfc "when Silverton won  out by one-goal to none. The  Nelsons were satisfied then.and are  still confident that they could reverse the score in a return game. -7  Robert Covington,, one of the  best known and most popular  miners in the Slocan, died suddenly  yesterday 20 miles up Lemon creek  from Slocan City. On Sunday Covington started up, the "creek-with  Tom Benton to represent a property  for Oscar White. They reached  their destination on Monday and  Covington complained of feeling  unwell. Yesterday morning Benton  arose and prepared the breakfast.  He went to arouse Covington and  found the latter" in a dying condition. Within a few minutes  Covington died. Benton then v returned to Slocan City and a large  party was formed to bring the  body in. The funeral will probably  take , place,-, .tomorrow "afternoon.  Covington" was married about a  year ago and leaves a wife and infant daughter.  Chief Thompson expects to be  advised daily of the arrival of the  combination chemical and hose cart  ordered in May by the council. The  manufacturers wrote that the  apparatus would probably be de-  liveied here during the first week  in August although their; contract  did not require ��� delivery before  August 24th..* ��� The wagon will  wyigh 2800 pounds stripped and*  with the full complement of hose  and chemicals will be, considerably  heavier than the present outfit. ���  The rowing club met last night  to conclude arrangements .for the  -annual regatta, the date of which  has been fixed for August 28th. A  program of events lifts''been/ drawn  up as appended:-V*Club-scratch  f our-oarcd race; ladies' double sculls,  gentleman coxswain;.-men's double  sculls, lady coxswain; tub' race;  crab race, centerboard barred; canoe  tournament; mixed- double sculls;  handicap tandem canoe race;,cake  and tea and cigar race; omnibus  race (outriggers and . steamboats  barred); mixed tandem canoe race."  Entries.for the various events are  to be tiled with C. B. Winter,  secretary, before the 20th instant.  The. entrance fee for each event has  ESTABLISHED 1892  nil itrmi  H.   BYERS   &  HARDWARE  CO.  ESTABLISHED 1892  Garden, Mill,  Steam and  Hose.  Suction  Crucible  Cast  Steel  5-16 to 1-in. in  Wire Rope  stock.  Leather and  Rubber Belting.  Sheet, Square and Round Rubber  f)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 Oro Cars, Giant Powder, and Met-  ���   ropolitan Fuse, etc.  H..BYERS&CO.  NELSON  KASLO  SANDON  been placed at 25 cents. The club  four is naturally the most interesting event on the card. The fours  which contested'in the 1st of July  competition were not altogether  satisfied with the trial and most of  the oarsmen will be in one or other  of the crews for the club race.  ���   Filipinos Are Active!  Manila, August 7.���There has  been an increase of insurgent activity ��� during the last three weeks,  /especially in -the way of ambushes  <and attacks upon small '.parties.  First- lieutenant Alstetter of the  engineer corps, with an escort of 15  men, was "taken in ambush -in, the  province of Nueva Eoeija, Luzon,  by a large force. The Americans  fought until their ammunition was  gone, and as they were surrounded  there was nothing to do but surrender. One man was killed and  three wounded. General Lacuna,  ,who was in command of the insurgents; returned the wounded with  a letter., promising to treat the  prisoners well.   '..;������-*  ...'- 1 .   HOTEL   ARRIVALS"  Refrigerators  Prices from $10 to $30  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY   J  185 Bakep Street.  Telephone 10.  PHAIB.-C. V. Thompson, Toronto; R. J.  Wark, Hamilton; H. B. Williams, Ainsworth;  E. L. Sawyer and wife, Toronto; R. W. Dickson,  Tacoma; A. Waring Giles, Toronto; E. Emerson,  Sandon; J. C. Banker, Trail.  HUME.���Fred Bayliss, Vancouver; Harry  Fisher, Montreal; G. D. Scott. Vancouver; C. V.  Caldwell, Kaslo; Alex Erickson. Kaslo; R. E.  Thicknesse, Cookshire, Quebec; F. XV. Fraser,  London, England; J. It. Tanell. Oakland. California: J. S. C. Wells. New York; W. B. Croy,  Hamilton; C. E. McCraney, D. S. Robertson,  Milton, Ontario.  QUERN'S.-Mrs. F. A. Harp. Ainsworth; J. M.  Clark, Greenwood; A. O. Egbert. Ainsworth; Mrs.  Blood, Slocan.City; Morns Clement, Rossland,  Mark Manley, Slocan.  BUSINESS: MENTION.  class piano  Apply H,  will be  to  s.,  Apply to  OPPOSITE POSTOFFICE.  STRACHAN  BROTHERS.  H. D. ASHCROFT  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon rep tiring promptly attended to by a  Arab-class wa ilwrlght.  Special atte tion -riven to all kinds of repairing and canto a work from outside points.  HaU 3t,. between   Baker and Verno  Kootenay   Coffee   Co.  NELSON, B.C.  Coffee roasters and dealers in Tea and Coffee.  Offer fresh roasted < coffee of best quality as  follows:  Java and Arabian Macho, per pound...��.9 W  Java and Mocha J.'lend, 8 pounda...  1 00  Fine Santos,i pounds ;.......... 1 00  Santos Blend, 5 pounds..... ......__.* 1 00  Our Special Blend. 6 pounds  1 00  Our Rio Roast, 6 pounds ...._..-.._. 100;  A final order solicited. Salesroom 2 doors east  of Oddfellows block, West Baker stroet.  will be dedicated to St. Patrick on  Sunday. The edifice will be blessed  by Rev. Father Galler, S. J., of  Spokane, and the Sunday services  will be conducted by Rev. Fathers  Cote of Nelson and Galler.  The remains of the late Mrs.  William Sproatt were brought to  the city last night and removed to  the deceased's parents residence on  Stanley street, from where the  funeral takes place this afternoon  at 3 o'clock.  Building operations are proceeding briskly at Sandon and Nelson  lumber dealers are shipping there  extensively. The new hotel Reco  is partially completed and is an improvement on the former premises.  The creek is being boxed in to make  another street, while the main  thoroughfare has been widened'  considerably.  Two more games were played-j  last night in the quoiting tournament at the central school grounds.  In the first game A. H. Clements  defeated A. M. Snyder in an exciting contest by 31 points to 29. In  the second game J. R. Weir beat  K. C. Beaton.  The first practice of the Nelson  Symphony   Club   took  place   last  night  at the home of .Mrs. Archibald, Baker street, some 20 members  being present.     The club has ordered   a   quantity of music   from  England which is expected shortly.  Charles   Cummings,   the    Grand  Forks representative to the boards  of trade convention, who was operr  ated/upon for appendicitis", is getting along nicely at the general  '-���*>������  Men  Wanted  FOR TRACKLAYING  AND SURFACING AT  PROCTERS.  WAGES v  BOARD - -  $1.75  5.00  Apply  R. H. McCOY  Procter, B. C.  Wanted���A first  rentfor.famlly with no children.  Tribune'office.  The usual'weekly dance  held- at tho' Lake Park pavilion' this "evening,  Stoiner'sorchestra; admission50couts.* <���'���������"  ���  To ��� Rent���New six room house,  all modern conveniences, three minutes' walk  from pnstofficc, "*23 per month. Address E. T. H.  Simpkins, p. o. box 24,-).' . >.    ,  Wanted���two" 'lady   canvassers  and "district manager for publishing company.  Apply Nelson Employment Agency.  Found���On   Sunday   morning, a  silver .watch.  Apply S. E. O., care of Tribune.  Wanted���Small safe.  J. M. Williams, box 215.  Wanted���Good servant for general housework. Apply to Mrs. Thrburn Allan,  Victoria street. ,  Boy   wanted���Good' smart boy,  between 14 and 1. years of age. Apply Fred  Irvine & Co.. Bakor street.  Lost���On   July    24th,   crocodile  leather cigar case, monogram J. H. H. -S2.50 reward for return to Tribune offlce.  .  To   Let���Two   pleasant   rooms,  with- pantry and clothes closet, unfurnished ;  also furniMhed bedroom. Bath and water privileges on the same flat. Apply at the fourth house  above city hall on Victoria street.  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. s  . Piano for sale' or 'exchange���An.  A1 piano, your choice of a New York, Bohr or:  Hointzman, for sale or will be givon in exchange  for real estate. Apply Wallace-Miller Company.  Limited.'     ��� *  ���Lost^A-brown-paper-parcel-and  a canvassatcbel. A reward of $5 will be paid  for the roturn of same to the Sherbrooke House.  Cottage to Rent���Furnished cottage to rent near corner of Mill aud Stanley.  Apply to M. M. Fraser, C.P.R. freight shed.  Lost���Black cocker spaniel, answering the name of Jack. George A. Stewart  Potls. Wallace-Miller block. w-wwi,  For Rent���Small furnished house  for one month, from about August 10th. Cheap;  near oity.   Apply Box 182, Post offlce.  1 Furnished rooms  to let���Apply  Carney block, ono door east of Oddfellow's hall.  Hack   calls left at   the   Pacific  Transfer  barn on .Vornon street.    Telephone  call 35.  For Rent���Dwelling on Carbonate  street, next to ox-mayor Neelands. possession  July 1st; rent $25.   Enquire Mrs. Robinson.  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  KIRKPATRICK  &  WILSON.  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  ffl  to  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  to   hope to see all our old customers and many   to  to  to  to  ffl  new ones.   Give us a call.  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  ffl   Telephone 10  WK ,  ���^���b'S'S'^'^'S'a-a"���'a-a**?*       0.0.0.0.  ~r979.-0:9:9T9?9?9?9?9?9 ^S^^:  185 Bakep Street  ffl  ffl  ffl  to  ffl  ffl  ffl  to  Mr  Car Load of Lake of ihe  Woods Flour Has Just  Been Received.  Cheapest Place  in Nelson to Outfit  ���  Houston. Block.  Telephoned. -  P. O. Box 176.  JOHN A. IRVING & GO-  Kootenay Electric Supply & Construction Co., ltd*  Eleetrie Fixtures Electric Fans  Medical Batteaies  Nelson, B. C.  HOUSTON BLOOK,  CORNER BaKER AND JOSEPHINE STREETS.  .We have  sold 75 per cent of all the  Portland Cement  -FipeBriek Fipfe Clay  and Sewer Pipie  USED IN KOOTENAY  Wl  DEBENTURES  FOR SALE  ���Wj  Wj  Wj  Wj  Just received carload Dominion Ale and Porter  (PINTS AND QUARTS)  Dominion White Label Ale (pints and quarts).   This is  the finest Ale brewed in Canada.  Dominion Bulk Ale (15 gallon kegs)  Teacher's Scotch Whiskey is still the best.  Wj  W  W  H. J. EVANS & CO.  Wi  Tho City of Nelson, British Columbia, has au-  thomod tlio issue of debentures for the folio-wine  purposes:  Fop   Sale  Chatham Wagons, 3 double tires 7....... 870 00  Sicig-hs.3runners..;.,W:..:���...-.........  20 00  Harness...  ......   ]6 oo  Aper��joe8complete.'..'..;.:.  is 00  Paoksaddles ....'. ���..,..���.  , 3 50  The abovn although second-hand are in first-  class condition.     _________  kpphY  T. Jj. CR4H4M, Albert Canyon, B.C.  $16,000 for extending the Water-  Works System.  $15,000 for extending the Electric Light System.  $20,000 for extending the Sewer  System.  $20,000   for   Street   Improvements.  $6,000 for a Road Making Plant.  Theso debentures tire dated October 1st. 1900,  run for twenty years, bear four percent interest  (payablo semi-annually), and will bo issued in  denominations of one thousand dollars. Interest  and principal payablo at the Bank of Montreal,  Nelson. The assessed value of real estate in  rf'^il.-L^A247'0^-nn<iof improvements 8818,000;  total 82,085,000. The population is 6000. Tenders  for these debentures will be received by tho undersigned up to 12 o'clock noon on. Saturday.  Septombor 15th, 1900.  ��� ,       ��� JOHN HOUSTON, Mayor.  Nelson, B. C, July 24th, 1900. ' iu'v*yul*    ,  P. Burns & Co.  Head Office at  NELSON", B.  O.  Wholesale and Retaif  Dealers in Meats  Markets at  Nelson, 9 Rossland,   Trail,  Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, Nov  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay Butcher Go.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  ��'" WHOLESALE! AND KETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson E-   (v   TRAVES,   Manager  ORDERS BY MAIL RECEIVE CAREFUL AND PROMPT ATTENTION.  ?^_w_^m_^mmm^__^__i_%w_-W_m  *<*&��  ,^_<i_^'.<ir-_S'}^^^^s^^^_.-^-,  v,*��* .ww raw*.  ���J_iJ__._SS_  SAXKiK'  ���< '  -'  .'!���'���'_!__.���  jgfei&iaffi^sc'aWa  ^gfr^-iyiiOffV"^''

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