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 DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH. YEAR.  NELSON:  F&IDAY-MORNING AUGUST 10 1900  PRICE FIVE CENTS  u  COMMANDER OF THE ALLIES  May Possibly be "Waldersee.  .^Washington, August 9.���The  subject of the* appointment of  count Waldersee to command the  international forces iu China has  been presented to the United States  government, but no answer has yet  been returned.  Count Waldersee is regarded by  the authorities here as an eminent  soldier, and it -is believed that he  will bo satisfactory. It is stated  that bis selection would be for a  campaign of much broader scope  than that iu which - our forces are  engaged, as the present movement  is for the relief of the ministers in  I'ekin, and count Waldersee, who is  now in Germany, cannot possibly  reach Chiua until that has beeu  accomplished or defeated. It is  thought by this government that it  is not necessary to immediately decide upon a commander for a future  campaign. The matter will be taken  up with president McKiniey when  he" arrives in Washington next  week.  Berlin, August 0.���Field marshal count von Waldersee. recently  appointed to the supreme command  of the German forces in China, and-  looked upon in some quarters as  likely to be chosen as commander-  in-chief of the international troops,  was interviewed in the evening by  the correspondent of the Associated  Press shortly after his amvalin  Berlin. "My appointment," said  generaKvon Waldersee,,"is due entirely to the initiative of emperor  William. I shall start j for . China,  going probably by way of San  Francisco, in a short time. I am  fully aware of the great difficulty  :I shall have to meet in China, and  of the extreme responsibility of my"  -, position there, but I shall do my  best to prove myself ��� worthy of the  honor and confidence placed in me  - by the kaiser.   Countess von ' Wal-~  * dersee -will-; accompany ���me to the  United States. ,~~   '      . ��� -��� .  It   is~ understood that emperor*  AWJlliani some^weeks ago broached  the "subject of the ��� chief command  "   to co.unt von Waldersee, personally.  *b.asing bJs.*proposal^upon��the-_cpnV  r  c-fftioA-Vthat all the other' powers"  should acquiesce in'the appointment.  As to, this latter ppint^diplomatic  negotiations' have been,"' going "on.  ,during the last"few days*. JL Emperor.  ��� Nicholas,with' Avhom  the' "counts is  .   an, especial favorite, consented, and  France followed somewhat reluctantly.     Austria,    Hungary     arid  Italy -  quickly    consented.    " The  .  acquiescence of the United States  . v and, Great Britain   will   next   be  .solicited. The German foreign office  - told the Associated Press correspondent this evening that the consent  * of the other powers had virtually  been secured for count von Waldersee as chief."  the shipment of American citizens  as muleteers at New Orleans on  British transports. In this instance  Mr. Stowe remarks that he sends  home free all who apply to him,  but adds : "I no sooner < clear one  vessel than another comes 'into  port .with more Americans who  have been so foolish as to ship with  mules for this country. Over 500  have arrived and further shipments  of these muleteers ought to be prevented. The means used to obtain  men at New Orleans as told me  by the men are simply disgraceful."  - Murdered Americans.  Manila, July 3, via San Francisco, August 8.���From many sec-  ���tions of-the archipelago news of-the  atrocious murder of Americans and  others by the insurgents is received.  Three American miners were murdered at Bantan island and two  loyal natives were killed at Santa,  Cruse. A report of a ghastly crime  following major Blaxino's capture  by the Americans, comes through  official channels. After major  Maxino was taken prisoner by our  troops at Unisana, a gang of Tul-  isanese killed his "father-in-law, his  wife, four of his children and his  ���nephew, butchering and torturing  them and robbing the family of  about $11,000 iu money and jewelry.  A detachment of six men under  captain Newbury, of the thirtieth  infantry, with,, major Maxino, as  guide, encountered the desperadoes,  taking thirteen prisoners, besides  recovering a portion of the jewelry  and $1200 of the money.  Troops from India.  Simla, August 9.���Including the  fourth brigade, the strength of the  force proceeding to China is 440  British officers, l,064l non-commissioned and native officers, 13,970  men, 11,850 followers, 1,150 drivers,  2,520 horses, 4,800 ponies and mules,  12 guns, 14 Maxims, and 1,800 imperial service troops. It is expected  "that the entire force will have  sailed before the middle of next  -month.  Sands Muleteers Home.  Washington, August 9.���The department of state is in receipt of a  dispatch from the consul general of -  the United States at Cape Town,  dated July 0tb; further relating to  GREAT POWERS TOO BUSY  To Meddle, in South Africa.  Berlin, August 9.���The foreign  office, referring today to .the presence of Boer reverses and to Dr.  Leyds in Berlin, said that the  legation was here in an official  capacity only and that it was not  likely that any power would''endeavor'to secure, favorable peace  terms for the Boers in the'final  settlement. Dr. Leyds and the  delegation, however"- had "a conference this morning with Herr  von Dorenthal, privy councillor,  who is representing count von Buelow during the absence of .tiie minister of foreign affairs on, his  vacation.  3 . _      .        _. *   -  . Later in the day Mr. Fischer, of  the delegation, said to the correspondent of the Associated Press in  the presence of Dr. Leyds: '-'The  burghers of the South African Republic don't intend to ��� give up the  fight. They .will -take to, guerrilla  warfare, splitting up into small detachments, and they,will doubtless  disturb* the British, inflicting in the  aggregate more damage in this  way than they could inflict in a big  war." *        ���      " .  '      'Canadian Northern.-"- "  Ottawa,* -August-  0 William.  'Mackenzie, who .was in .England 'in  connection i.with the Canadian  Northern, returned ,-this .morning.  He arrived in New. York" Saturday,  last-by the Campania and will proceed to Toronto as soon as he dis-  poses of some business he has got  .herelw>ith^ilie.government7i.lMannr  his partner, was 'along with Mackenzie; , Mackenzie said lie had succeeded in floating very successfully the bonds of the Canadian Northern. The work on  the' road swas progressing. In  a couple" of months there would be  100v miles built from Port Arthur  towards the Atikoakan iron mines.  The line would reach the mines this  fall, but would be a distance of 145  miles westward from Port Arthur.  In about two months there will also  be 1000 miles built southeast from  Winnipeg to the south of the Rainy  river. This will leave about 142  miles to be completed next year.  It should be mentioned that the  Canadian Northern embraces from  Port Arthur to the Saskatchewan  river by Winnipeg.' "'  __^_iIntense_Heatun_Toronto. * ,  Toronto, August 0.���The weather  continues stiflingly hot. The thermometer Monday and Tuesday was  between 97 and 98 and appears the  same today. The ., death rate  among young children is terribly  high. Between noon on Saturday  and Tuesday afternoon 48 deaths  were registered of which 22 were  children under one year. The prevailing disease among the latter is  cholera infantum.  For Gallant Conduct.  Ottawa, August 9���General Hutf  ton has forwarded the names of the  following to the field marshal, the  commander-in-chief, for gallant  conduct: Lieutenant H. A. David-  sou, superintendent N. W. M. P.;  lieutenant W. Inglis, late captain  of the Berkshire regiment; corporal  Fred Morden; , lance corporal  Thomas Miles ; private Kerr; private Miles.  -The  Wholesalers Suspend.  London, Ontario, August 9.  wholesale firm of G. A. McGillivray  & Co., have suspended payment,  McGillivray had invested too freely  in real estate. The firm had also  suffered heavy losses in Manitoba  and the Northwest. It is thought  arrangements will be made whereby the business will be continued.  In Memory of Humbert.  Paris, August 0.���In almost  every city of France special services were held today in memory of  the late king Humbert of Italy. The  memorial ceremonies in Paris were  very impressive.  THE   CHINESE   SITUATION  Allied Force of 50,000.  Washington, August -9.���The  capture of Yang Tsun, the first  objective point of the international  forces, was the supreme news of  importance received today on the  Chinese situation. The first word  of this capture, "effected last Monday, came to the signal office at the  war department - from colonel  Scriven, the general officer at Che'-  Foo. THalf an hour after this message a cablegram came from general'  Chaffee, giving additional details of  the capture and showing that it-  had been at the cost of about sixty  casualties among the -American  troops.  - "Hardly less important - was a dispatch from general Terauchi, second  in command of the Japanese staff,  sent to the war office of - Japan and  transmitted - to * the legation here,  stating that, the international army  would total 50,000 men on August  15th to  advance   on   Pekin.   This  dispatch   stated   that   on-the 4th,  when it was forwarded, the advance  had not begun. 4 This was at first  incomprehensible,;in view of the  fact that fightinglhad. actually occurred.   -But the latter' statement,  that the international force would  total 150,000 men on the 15th, appears to make clear general Ter-  auchi's meaning and to reconcile it  with general Chaffee's dispatches.  The present'movement of some  16,000-men doubtless is, viewed in  the light of a reconnaisance in force,  the movement of the army of 50,-  000 to follow on the ,15th." This  makes clear the meaning of general  Chaffee's dispatch that Yang Tsung  was the objective point, j The war  department has been   puzzled on  this point; * It would appear, however, from general Terauchi's "dispatch that the first force., of 16,000  men, having opened up communications to Yang Tsun, brought forward supplies and established this  advance .base, the.' way would then  .be , clear  for cthe-advance of the  larger force.bh-'th"ejl5th.,. The capture of Yang Tsuii 'is' therefore an  important strategic branch of the  fast ,maturing;military plans.', -,'j.  ��� Aside from, the military ^developments of the day, the diplomatic  aspect   was   made   clearer.by- the  publication of a 'demand made by  the United States upon the imperial  government of China   and  transmitted to minister Wu last evening.   Minister Wu worked assiduously on the message during the  day, translating it first from English   to   Chinese and then into the  cipher code of China. ��� Owing to the  gravity of the document, this work  required exactness and time, but it  is probable that the message is by  this time on its way to the Chinese  government. . This action by   the  United States was solely on its own  responsibility, -without   consulting  other powers as to the advisability  of  the   demand.   The. J use of the  word      demand      in     the    note  -thoroughly-^indicates-the^urgeney"  of the message.   In the technical  parlance of diplomacy it differs from  an ultimatum, which usually fixes  a date or sets a time within which  there must be compliance, the failure of compliance during this stated  time being a ground'for war. While  a demand is less specific as to the  time of compliance, it none the less  asserts a positive right which the  government will enforce if the right  be not conceded.   Owing to the difficulties   of    communication   with  Pekin it is expected that some days  must elapse before an answer can  be received, and there is a disposition to grant all reasonable time  for its transmission.  Berlin, August 0.���The German  foreign office, in confirming to the  correspondent of 'the Associated  Press this afternoon the report of  count von Waldersee's appointment,  said this was only to the command  of the German forces in China and  that the question as to whether he  would command all the international forces had not yet been,  settled.  Berlin, August 9.���The foreign  office has received the following  dispatch from Herr von Buelow, first  secretary of the German legation  at Pekin, dated Tsin Anko: '"Since  July 21st, the situation has not  changed. There have been neither  attacks by the troops or masses  upon us, nor shell fire, only desultory rifle fire. The health of the  members of the legation is comparatively good."  Berlin, August 9.���The government has another telegram from  Herr von Buelow, first secretary of  the German* legation in Pekin, not  dated, which, says:   "'The French  legation building which was also  destroyed bfy* the Boxers not only  affprtJed shelter to the members of  thcrPrench 'legation, who are all in  good.health,'cbut also to the members of the,Austrian legation, who  soiight refuse there after the complete   destruction   of   their    own  building. ;The    French    legation  building is Surrounded by Boxers."  The nnmtfei- of volunteers from  the army Reserves who have sig;  nified  thei'fr.willinguess to go to  China48said',to^be 120,000.   From  this^numberJitHs understood that a  corps" exceeding-.20,000   ,will    be  formed.   A  portion   of   the corps  will leave within a fortnight,,or as  soon as the cabinet meeting" called  for tomorrow, ihall harve given its  consent to the*project.  ,   London, \Aiigust 10.���41 a.m.���In  the capture.of -Yang Tsung the loss  of the allies, according to a dispatch,  to the DailycExpress' from Che-Foo  on'August 8th, purporting to give  an account of- the engagement; were'  200i the majority of, these* being  killed. ,    '    f - " .     ' '   "'  , The "allies=7 marched  on    Yang  Tsung, ,says this^report, at dawn on  Monday.   Thei? position   held   by  1500 Chinese .was' well entrenched  to the east of, the river.  After four  hours of heavy fighting the Chinese  /were - driven '.]from   their , defence  works. "! :lt   ' -   .  /Another 'dispatch'"'to the same  paper, dated Tien-Tsin, August 6th,  recounts a reconnaissance that  morning by. the Japanese beyond  Hsiku) the result ^beihg that, the  enemy was developed in strong  force, well fortified at Wei Jo. The  Chinese were superior in numbers,  and after ffaeing, the fire of seven  guns, the Japanese retired on Hsiku  with three killed.and tvyenty-seven  wounded, bu'tj'fiaving captured. 200  horses. >    - ,~_l }' ���* -   .���   . '��� _  ' With the exception of these messages-general Chaffee's report is the  only .report-published by the London morning,papers: telling of the  capture of;" Yang Tsun. The editorials generally incline to the view  that the, progress toward Pekin has  been- splendid-"thus far, but one  which cannot be maintained at the  present rapid Tate, as the concentration'of-supplies "and the establishments���ba"sj2s "will"' .cause inevi7  table delays;. The collector* of customs at Shang-Hai has; received a  routine message 'from sir Robert  Hart, director-general of imperial  customs, showing that the latter is-  still conducting'the business of imperial customs, a rather curious  state of affairs, when taken in conjunction with the words "happily  still-alive," which he included in  the dispatch which was - dated  Pekin, July 27th.  Commenting upon Washington's  latest communication to the Chinese government, the Daily Chronicle  describes it as "idyllic diplomacy,"  and- it declares that the Chinese  attempts to get the ministers to  leave Pekin, as described by M.  Pinchon, have convinced everybody  except the Washington officials that  a steady application of force is the  "only"_argument_Pekin can understand.  Washington, August 0.���Acting  secretary McAdo of the state department tonight made public the  following cablegram from consul  Fowler at Che-Foo, which reached  the department at 11 o'clock:  . "Che-Foo, August 9.���Secretary  of state, Washington. I telegraphed  the governor yesterday protesting  agaiust limiting.my. correspondence  with Conger, and requesting the  governor to forward to Pekin. The  governor telegraphs as follows:  Received note from tsung li yamen,  dated August 5th. Yamen just received an edict permitting ministers to have peaceful secret  telegraphic :���< communication . with  their countries. All ministers at  Pekin have telegrams for transmission to their governments. It  is proposed, after dispatching same,  to send originals to consuls for verification.   (Signed,) 7Fojvler."  Washington, August 9.���A member of the cabinet said today that  there was no question as to the acquiescence of this government in; the  selection of field marshal count von  Waldersee as commander-in-chief  of the allied forces in the Chinese  eampaign. If the count's appointment to command the German  troops meant such selection, the  appointment, it was suggested,  doubtless . meant that the Berlin government proposed largely  to augment its forces in China in  the near future. The same official  added that in all probability the  allied forces would be in possession  of the Chinese capital before count  von Waldersee could land in China.  LEAD MINING WILL BENEFIT  From Advanced Prices.  Kaslo, August 0.���[Special to The  Tribune.]���Wars and rumors of  wars have their effect on the lead  market. It' is noticed here that a  few days ago the price of lead was  higher in London- than New York,  aud siuce then the price in the latter  place has been fixed from London.  This fact is one full of significance  for the silver-lead districts of British Columbia.  G. O. Buchanan, president of the  Kaslo Board of Trade, in an interview today stated that the price of  lead had hot only been higher in  London than in New York, but ,it  had risen, to the highest point attained in recent years there, while  on thev other hand it had fallen in  New York.    On July 16th last, he  pointed out, lead was higher in New  York than in London, being .$3.80  as compared with -��17-10-0, which  is , equal to $3.77.   But on August"  ,1st the price in London rose to $3.90  per 100 pounds net, and forced the  New York price up.   "On the present prices" said Mr. Buchanan, "the  Trail smelter could settle with customers for ore crrrying 50 per cent  lead on a basis better by $8.53 per  ton than could be allowed by United  States smelters.   I have no explanation to offer as to the, decline in  New York- except that it probably  -indicates the inability of the lead  trust to sustain longer an artificial  ���price.?. The rise in London suggests  that   the world-wide demand J. for.  ammunition has absorbed the lead  supply.    Even if an early cessation  of. hostilities arrives the  impetus  given to the war Spirit, the vivid  object /lessons lately presented to  the .world of preparing in peace foiv  war, are.causes calculated to keep'  the. makers of ammunition busy for  years to come.   At the time of the  Civil War in the United Statesrlead  "stood at $200 per ton, or $10 per 100  pounds.   No doubt the nations of  the world will at once get in large  supplies of ammunition and^ those  who are figuring on the contracts  are looking around to see where the  supplies' of lead are coming from.  This is an opportunity for some one  ..to. erect a ^.smelter at-Kaslo.   The  'Trail sinelter isabout-toput up two.  more lead.stacks,-butTn"either it,"nor'  any other, smelter in British Columbia is conveniently, placed for��� the.  treatment, of lead ores, and hone  was located, with primary, reference  to that class of business.' - A smelter  at Kaslo would have "direct communication with the chief source of  supply, which is the Slocan camp.  It would, have open communication  at all sections of the year with the  Crow's Nest Pass terminus and with  the limestone . quarries.   It Avould  have access.by water,with both the  C.P.R. and the Great Northern railway systems,  thus  having  in   its  favor   a   combination   of   circumstances which would enable those  in control of it to command the lead  situation." ��� �����  __Another-important-fact-to-which  Mr. Buchanan referred was this;  namely,' that in view of the present  lead situation the free admission of  Canadian ores into the United  States becomes a matter of small  consequence.  Will Not Wait for .Railways..  . Kaslo, August ��.���[Special to  The Tribune.] ��� Another Lardo-  Duncan concern which is going to  follow the lead of the Lavinah and  will not wait for the raihvay, is the  any previous night this season the  reports from different points along  the river .indicate that'the biff run  expected for several days has not  yet put in an appearance. The reports from the- traps show that a  big school is on its way to the  Fraser and should enter the river  any day now. Most of the boats  avertgefrom fifty, to. 100 for the  whole week on the Fraser. A few  had 400, while one lucky man  brought in 274 as the result of one  night's fishing.  mm  Lost Mountain Mines, a subsidiary  company of the Mining & Financial  Trust. This compauy is working on  the Giant claim now blocking out  ore. Superintendent F. H. Lantz  who was in Kaslo the other day  said: "The Giant has one of the  best showings in the Lardo. We  have a nice lot of clean ore on the  dump and we haye ore in the No. 1  and No. 2 tunnels. AVe are raising  on the No. 1 and we are going to  continue the No.; 2 in about 100  feet further and then raise to connect with the No. 1 raise. In the  Giant we have about two feet of  concentrating ore and an average of  about six inches of clean ore."  Captain Campbell, A.* Palmer and  E. King have just returned from  Meadow creek, in the Lardo, where  they own the Central, Kaslo and  Lardo claims. They have a showing of six inches of galena. They  have.placed two men at work on  the property.  -     Salmon Catch Poor.  Vancouver, August 0.���The salmon catch continues poor. Although there were a larger number  of fishermen out yesterday than on  HUNTER TAKES 4000 BOERS  With Horses and Guns.  London, August'9.���The following report, dated Pretoria, August  Sth, has been'received "from lord  Roberts: "Kitchener was informed  yesterday by an escaped British  prisoner that .Dewet's wagons had  crossed the' Vaal. .'Afterwards he  heard the sound of guns, which I  think must have been Methuen's as  I directed him to take up apposition  between Petchefstroom and Lind-  ique, which could intercept .-.the  enemy, who crossed the river at  Dewet's Driftl~   '-    ' ,  J'Kitchener, is ..crossing the yaal  with cavalry and mounted infantry.  Hunter reports that he made 4140  prisoners in ��� the Bethlehem-Harris-  burg district, a majority- of whom  are now en route for Capetown. ��*���*��� -  "Three guns and 4000 horses were  captured, and ten -.wagon loads of  ammunition and 105,000,rounds "of  ammunition were-destroyed. The  garrison of Elands river, which I  fear has been captured," consists of  about 300 - bushmen and' Rhodes-  ians.  " I had ��� hoped that Carrington  had been in time. to withdraw the  garrisons', but.it seems.that Delarey  hearing of Ian Hamilton's approach  to Rnstenburg,. hurried- westward  and surrounded the garrison before  Carrington arrived. - * ' - ���.----,'  . " Methuen telegraphed that *he  had^' engaged' a", part of ^Dewet's  force yesterday; near Bentorskroon^  He drove the enemy off a succession  of hills, which they held obstinately.  Our casualties were "seven killed or  wounded, including four officers.'." "  -7..'- -Yang Tsun Captured.;���.U-_,7,  - Washington,' 'August' 6.���The"  following dispatch has' been'received .by. the'signal office of the  army here: '-Che-Foo, August 9.���  Yang Tsun captured today. Wire  us. Need own transportation. All  well. (Sighed,) Scriven." Yang  Tsun is the town' which general  Chaffee indicated in .his dispatch  received late yesterday as being the  objective of' the'_international  forces on their Pekin'movement.  It is at the junction of the Pei Ho  and the railroad leading to Pekin.  Its .capture will insure the international troops, 16 is hoped, two  routes of transportation to Pekin.  Warren (JoihiHome. -  London, August 9.���The follow-  ing_dispatch_from-lord-Roberts-has  been received at the war office: "As  Warren has pacified the western  districts of Cape Colony I am allowing him to ' return home and am  placing the whole of the troops in  the colony under.' Forrestier-  Walker." Lieutenant-general, sir  Charles Warren','.' the ^former commander of the fifth division* of the  South African field force, has been  severely criticized by lord Roberts.  Treaty Has Expired.  Washington, August 0.���United  States minister Power at Port au  Prince informs the state department that the treaty between the  republics of Santo Domingo and  Hayti having expired, Hayti now  requires all Dominican products to  pay on importation the duty imposed on articles from other  countries.  Plague in Hamburg.  Washington, August 0.���The  marine hospital service has received  the following cablegram from past  assistant surgeon J. B. Greene,  officially announcing the existence  of the plague at Hamburg: "Berlin,  August 0.���Confirm the case of  plague removed from steamer in  Hamburg.   Origin, South America."  Foresters in Session.  Toronto, August 0.���The forty-  sixth session of the grand lodge  I. O. O. F. opened this morning with  over 400 delegates in attendance  representing over 20,000 members.  The graded scale of dues is among  the principal matters which will  come before the grand lodge for  consideration.  ���~..��.vtjj\*M  mm  LABOR HAS  ITS  INNINGS}  At Victoria.  Victoria, August 0.���[Special tcT^f  The Tribune.]���Chinese and labor^'  formed the staple of the discussion m  at the legislature today, and tlie��|  labor element of British Columbiafp  can smile serenely as it sees howf'S  both sides are reaching out for^ its^l  support!   , ' %''. _ - <,>yf  Smith'Curtis of Rossland\hasj��  given notice to move that the eight-'_-$-  hour law, which has "caused\s��_%  much trouble in the province'be?***  not tampered with.  Petitions,from Phoenix, favoring^-  the Grand Forks; &, Kettle,"Rivert$  Railway, were presented; .emdHhei_  game law amendment by Mclnnes^  was killed. In fact every thing that^fl  Mclnnes brings up seems 'toV'g&pf  dead. ,,    .      "^*3^  x^Helmcken's  resolution  to -make h  contractors on public works��� payi|  the current wage to,workmen'^ca,r-M  ried, with an additional Vesolutioaip  by McPhillips that when the "pfo^  vince aids an undertaking it ls";oii  the understanding that no Japs j'or $&  Chinese are employed.' -    ", ^^f^j^,  f A resolution was passed, ias'/has^  been done in former * sessions^aste'yf  ing the Dominion - government'fit_x_YM  increase' ������* the' ~- entrance -^tax^'fori"  Chinese, which is now $50, to."$500S|��  j Ralph Smith; labor leader, ,with->s��  drew his proposed bill for-TOmpul!  sory- arbitration,, the government?  agreeing to bring in a billnextses-l��(  sion in regard to conciliation.fe%;$iy  VPremier Dunsmuir had-a~.;letter^j  ,from the Japanese consul-'at^Xan-*^  couver;v whicli- virtually shpws\th1it?J|l  the Japanese government got'onTts^j  dignity about the manner in which^fl,  both Canada and the United States^S  are trying'to stop. JapsJ: coming '.in3w  *and therefore have ^ forbidden:'ttiem'  mikado's 'subjects^ to ^ome'<;where^  they are-not wanted. ^Thatlis^tholg  -reasonrof*;the. orders -.forbidding^  -Japs to\emigrate.; ,.-.. -,".'. "& tr-^^Sj  '" i   7 Pearce is-Pronutfed;^>$3&f*  ,l Tacoma, August O.^W/g: Pearce?  ���assistant general superintendent"of^-,  the' Northern Pacific,' railway,7andtS  ���general manager "of the 'Seattle?* -M  International, was .today "appointed^!  'aBsis^nt^'p'imiden^MelleDr.wifc)^1  headquarters] at*"Tacoma:"0 .Tlifc5-  makes Mr.'-Pearce a'member,, of the^  executive" department of.the NortE^W  ern Pacific system and; gives, himSI  control not only of matters"pertain-Mi  ing to the operating1 department;-!*"*  but m the * traffic, construction  executive departments as well.  and!l  ���&__  -Has Challenged Again. -^ >;-o.,", _  Montreal,August 0,���Undaunted!!  in their unsuccessfulattempt to1??  capture the ' Seawanhaka';, cup, it't$  was announced yesterday, after-'%  noon that the White Bear YacHt'iJ  Club, St. Paul, Minnesota," has '���  again challenged , the Royal St.* %  Lawrence Yacht Club, Montreal, r'  for the cup, the races to be sailed  over the same course next year..  *,  m  Armenians Massacred.  Constantinople, August 0.���The*  advices received from Bitlis, Asiatic... I  Turkey^, say that 200 men, women  and children have "been massacred  in the Armenian village of Spag-  hank, in the district "of Sassun, Jby  troops, under *Ali Pasha the commandant of Bitlis.    He is also said  to have ordered the village to be^  burned.            ,       ..  Made Targets of Them.  Victoria, August 0.���To test the  impregnability of Esquimalt two,  torpedo boats and torpedo destroyers made an attempt to enter,  the harbor last night without being  observed. Long before they reached  the entrance to the harbor search  lights from various forts made them  good targets for big guns.  Minnie's Crew Safe.  Victoria, August 0.���A letter received this morning via Seattle by  Mrs. Jacobson, wife of the owner  and master of the sailing schooner .  Minnie, reported the total loss of  that vessel in the Behring sea, and  says that the crew are all safe. No  further details were given. The  schooner and equipment were in-  insured for $4000.  American Bailroad Claims.  London, August 0.���It is understood   that   the   question   of   the-  American  Delagoa    Bay  railroad'"  claims is on the point of settlement, -|  though it is not actually settled.  The parties interested have arrived-I  at a practical agreement, but there\|  are still some matters of detail toJ|  be adjusted.  6r$?��m  as&fi  TiSxfe^ggggSgg  ^yjtMB^i^m&S}^^ rPHE TRTBTOE: NELSON" B, C FEIDAT AtTGTJST 10 1900
Where Do You
Buy YoHf Shoes?
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.
Reduction in Long Distance . Bates. Use the
Kootenay0 Lake Company's Lines.
I* i*""»iz? rmir? a iv,*     WE have them small   #.
B Ivb  Wl<fc}AIVl         ENOUGH TO   MAKE  HALF     B
[Tto PINT   OR   AS    LARGE   AS     (Th
W     ^____ —~__r-__-_,_r-i *-*_-*- YOU WANT THEM      ;&
■j& WE   ARE   CLEANING   fHEM               g
® OUT  AT REDUCED PRICES.               X
Nelson, British Columbia.
. iVlcL<acHlan
Successors to the Vancouver Hardware Company.
land, where they say  they were
successful in floating the bonds of
the - Canadian   Northern   Railway
Company.   If the promoters - mean
what they say the Canadian Northern will be no mean competitor for
the Canadian. Pacific ,to   meet; in
Manitoba. and   Northern  Ontario.
The new company will-acquire-sev-,
eral short. lines already, built, as
well as a considerable "mileage . at
present under construction.    ,The
company's territory will reach,as,
far west as the Saskatchewan river
and  it is predicted ultimately to
the Pacific Coast.
couver, that eminent Conservative
whom the Vancouver machine
knifed in the recent provincial
elections.  .
Humbert's Funeral Train.
Rome, August 9.—The funeral
train bearing the remains of-king
Humbert left Monsea at 4:28 p.m.
. yesterday accompanied by the duke
of Aosta, the count of Turin and
the duke of Oporto. A large crowd
witnessed its departure in silence.
At 4:40 p.m. the train reached Milan
where all the authorities and an
immense crowd was assembled at
the raihvay station. The widowed
queen and princess Marie Pia
arrived here at 0 o'clock this
evening. In accordance with
the former's desire there was
no reception at the depot.
The party proceeded at onco to the
Quirinal, escorted by the Cuiras-
seurs, the spectators along the route
bowing their heads respectfully.
People from the various cities and
towns through which the train
passed say the populace displayed
signs of the deepest sorrow and of
loyalty. The decoration of Rome
is almost completed and already
the scene is extraordinary. The
bells were tolled-as the coffin was
taken from the royal villa. On the
coffin, which was covered with red
velvet, was the helmet of the dead
king and an Italian flag. King
Victor Emmanuel received the"
prince this evening and will receive
the ministers the first time on Sunday for the signing of decrees.
Not Looking for Territory.
New York, August 9—The Commercial Advertiser today prints the
following special: "Boston, August -9.—Secretary Long -.has left
Hingham for his vacation at Buck-
port, Maine. Before leaving he said:
'We are not looking for territorial
aggrandisement in China and-would
be content with proper indemnity.
I think China will see the necessity of submitting to our demand,
thus obviating war. Other powers
may fight, despite 'the deliverance
of foreigners. I can only speak for
the part America' will -play. I 'do
not believe that the statement of a
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.
-__*.    0-0.
• •fi.*5.*5'*S'*ff^<B**5''«5«'>S*'5'*^'
minister that he cannot leave the
capital "of a country without danger
to his life is equivalent to a declaration of war "from the country which
threatens him. I think the affair
will work itself out amicably. In
view of these facts, as I believe
them, an extra session of congress,
is unnecessary.'"
Manitoba Crops.
Winnipeg, August 8.—According
to the government report the wheat
crop iu Manitoba this year will
amount to about 11,000,000 bushels.
This is about^ seven and one-half
bushels to the acre. *-'
At 8 per cent, interest payable semi-annually.
- B. C.
rpHORPE & CO., LIMITED.—Corner Vernon
■*■ and Cedar streets, Nelson, manufacturers
of and -wholesale dealers in serated -waters and
fruit syrups. Sole agents for Halcyon Springs
mineral water.   Telephone 60.
TEETZEL & CO.-Corner Baker and
Jogophine streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers In assayers supplies. Agents for Denver
Firo Clay Co. of Denver, Colorado.
■*■»■ CO.-Corner Baker and Hall streets, Nel
son, manufacturers of "Royal Seal" and "Koote
nay Belle" brands of cigars:    ■
fieison Saw &
To pay off a loan of $1000 with
interest and principal, for a
period of five years  $20.90 per -month
Seven years     16 75    "      "
Ten years    12 to   "     "
Fifteen years    10 35   "   ■ •'
_ , - . , -Baker street, Nelson
wholesale dealers in liquors, cigars,
oempnt.'flre brick'and Are clay, water pipe;and
steel raila.sand general commission merchants.
_ STRUCTION COMPANY-Wholesalodeal-
ers in telephones, annunciators.- bells, batteries,'
■ fixtures, etc., Houston block, Nelson.	
•**-»  —Cereals, Flour,* Grain/Hay.   Straight or
->mixed cars shipped to* all  Kootonay - Points.
Grain elevators at all principal points on Calgary-
Edmonton R. R.   Mills at Victoria,-New
-minster, and Edmonton, Alberta. ■*
Baker Street, Nelson. -*.. _ Agent and Appraiser.
ciMA dm
Take your choice, select your
pattern, show us. the floor,* you
nave no more worry.
Prices and quality always satisfactory. We sew and lay all
carpets free of charge.
. We carry a good, assortment
of opaques and can fill orders
for any size blinds and will be
glad to quote prices for special
The railway charter mongers
have made theirappearanceat Victoria' again. They are after the
subsidy of $4000 per mile which
was offered in the lapsed charter
to the V. V. & E. Company for a
short line from Kootenay to' the
Coast. The former holders of the
concession were unable to do anything with it within the time limit,
others from making the attempt.
It remains to be seen whether the
legislature will revive the old policy
of permitting charter mongers to
absorb the bonuses which are voted
supposedly to defray the cost of
railway, construction. This policy
was denounced from one end of the
province to the other during the
recent political campaign, but it
may be one of the many issues that
are lost sight of by members when
their seats are won.
The Australian colonies have decided to send a contingent to China.
All told the force will not amount
to more than 650 officers and men,
but it is sent as an earnest of their
willingness to assist the empire in
any portion of the globe.
Bay iStores
Messrs Mackenzie and Mann,
the railway contractors and promoters, have returned from Eng-
.Now that everything has commenced to move along again it is
about time some one revived the
story about the blowing in of .the
furnace in the Pilot Bay smelter.
The Conservatives of the province are getting their forces' in line
in the belief that the federal elections are not far off, but nothing so
far has been heard of the Wilson
Conservatives.   Just at present it I
Kootenay Cigar Mfg. Co.
-- ..       -    mjntm, wraTTHFr COLUMBIA	
•*   street,   Nelson .(Georgo   F.. Motion's iold
•stand). Flour, Feed, Grain, Hay-and- Produce.
Car lots-a specialty.. Correspondence solicited.
> Phone 26.
p.   BURNS &   CO.—Baker  street, '.Nelson,
•*••'- wholesale dealers in fresh and oured meats.
Cold storage. -<
A MACDONALD & CO.—Corner Front and
•**•. Hall streets, -wholesale grocers- and
jobbers in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,
.mackinaws and miners' sundries. ."
■*■»■ TED—Vernon "street, Nelson, wholesale
grocers.    .      ._- ■   ■
f OHN CHOLDITCH Sc CO.-Front street, Nel-
*»   son, wholesale grocers.
Calgary Bottled Beer
Second to none'on the market.   For salo by the
single bottle, the dozon or tho barrel.
Nelson Wine Company.
Telephone 93.     Frank A. Tamblyn, Managor.
Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR. SAFES
Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.
Referendum Treasury Stook - ,
- Richelieu. 1000 "
.FOR SALE." '   ■ -■   1<f
Six-room house, Hume Addition, (890.
A complete sot of tinner's tools.
A good shack.
.      _j^ XJALLON =_^__
H. A. Prosser
fruits. Cold- storage. -Agents Armour St Co.'s
bacon, hams, lard and other produots. .--
T * Y." GRIFFIN 'Sc' CO.-Front street, Nelson,
"•-wholesale -dealers in provisions, .cured
meats, butter and eggs.	
.XT.. BYERS Sc CO.-Corner Bakerand Josephine
-___.. streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in hardware and mining supplies. Agents for Giant
Powder Co. .
Baker St,, Nelson,' wholesale ' dealers in
.hardware and mining supplies, -and water and
plumbers' supplies. ;• .
mURNER, 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. '   ■ v-   :• '
J-L   street. Nelson, manufacturers of dynamite,
sporting, stumping and black blasting powders, _
i dealers in ----— -
Kootenay Steam Laundry
The only steam laundry in Nelson employing union labor
.    --i      -•»»■' ~(iN Liquidation.)  **-~
blasting apparatus.
A. LARSON, Manager
Manufacturers of   and.
dealers in Harness, Pack,
and Stock Saddles. Apara-
joes. Collars, Bridles and
Nelson Harness Shop
: Hall Street, Nelson.
C. W. West & Co.
COAL!      -WOOD I
A Car Load of
Allen's Apple Cider.
Throe dwelling houses • ' sale on easy terms.
One lot on Stanley street, opposite Royal
hotol, for sale at a bargain.
Ono seven-roomed house and one three-room
house for rent. --.--,
Prompt and regular
. delivery to the trade
Brewery at Nelson
..   NELSON. B.O.
A boarding and day school conduotod by the
Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. It is situated at
-the corner of Mill and Josephine streets in one of
tho best residential portions of Nelson, and is
easily accessible from all parts of the oity.
The course of study includes the fundamental
and higher branches of thorough Englist —iuca-
tion: TJusiness - course—bookkeeping, -.-stenography and typewriting. Scienoe course—music:
*     ... - . •-- . ^-   plain ^
Apply O. L. LENNOX. Bolioltor. 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.
vocal a
it ._> _.i     i     j    »      r. ij    -vocal and instrumental,drawing, etc
looks as if the leader S Shoes Would I and needlework, etc
. „  ,      _r\ n    j,       /-wj.        ~*  tt* ^   I    For.termsandpartloulMa apply to* the Sister
fall to F. Career Cotton or Van- J sapsriox.
Notice is hereby given that the partnership
heretofore existing between Edward C. Cordingly and A. W. Purdy, carrying on business as
1* urnituro Dealers, in the Ciry of Nelson, under
the name, style and firm of tho Nelson Furniture
Company, has this day been dissolved by rautuil
oo'iBent. Richard W. Day of Nolson, B. C„ accountant, has been appointed receive.- to wind
up the aff'irs of the firm,: to whom all accounts
duo Uio firm must be paid, and all claims against
the Arm should be sent.
Witness: E. 0. CORDINGLY,
Dated this first day of August, A. D. 1900, at
the City of Nelson.
*X LIMITED—Corner Front and Hall streets,
Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers
in sash and doors; all kinds of faotory work made
to order.	
—™ Baker street, Nelson. Manufacturers of all
kinds of tents, awnings, and canvas goods.
P. O. Box 76.   Theo. Madson, proprietor.	
CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMITED—Corner Front and'Hall streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers In wines (case and bulk,
and domestic and imported cigars.
Charles St. Barbe
Stock and Share Broker
General Agent
E P. Whalley, d. P.
Office with C. W. West & Co., corner Hall and
Baker streets.
City office of the Nelson Soda water Factory.
Corner Viotoria and Kootenay Streets.
P. O. Bos 559. TELEPHONE NO. 95
Hard Coal       «n CK | Crow's Nest     (fee IR
Anthracite    "»■•" |Coal OOilw
No order can be accepted unless accompanied
by cash. 	
Office:   Corner of Hall        TCI CDIMUE '11
and Baker Streets. ICLCrnilnC   uili
Baggage and express moved to any part of the
oity.   Special attention given to heavy teaming.
Office corner Victoria and Ward streets.   Tele-
Are prepared to furnish by rail, barge or teams .
Dimension Lumber, Rough and Dressed
Lumber, Local and Coast Ceiling, Local and
Coast Flooring, Double Dressed Coast Cedar,
Rustic, Shiplap, Stepping, Door Jambs, Pine
and Cedar Casings, Window Stiles, Turned
Work, Band-sawing, Brackets, Newel Posts,
Turned Veranda Posts, Store Fronts, Doors,
Windows and Glass.
Get prices before, purchasing elsewhere
Oflice Corner Hall ar\d Front Streets
Factory Hall Street Grossing C. P. R. Track
Mills Hal! Street Wharf
To the Canadian.Shareholders:
Special resolutions for liquidation and reconstruction were passed at an Extraordinary General Meoting.held on tho 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 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 the assets of the old company to the now    >
company, which was submitted to and approved     \
by the said Extraordinary General Meeting, has     ''
now been executed and is dated tho 18th June,
1900.   Holders of. shares in tho old company are
entitled to claim as of right, an allotment of one
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 thoy
were entitled in the old company, providing they
agree to pay up the balance of 3s. per sharo on
in I
phone 192.
W. A. COSTELLO, Manager.
Lethbridge Gait Goal
The best value for the money in the market
for all purposes.
terms cash     W. P. Tikrnky, General Agent
Telephone H7.   Office wtth'C. D. J. Christie.
each of such now shares.
Shareholders registered on tho books of the old
company"* have received blanks or forms on
which to make application for the shares to
which they aro entitled to.apply for, and which
must bo received hero and bo in my hands, together with tho Is. per-share payable on application not later than 18th August, 1900. Shareholders who do not mako application by thisdate wil
lose all tlieir intorest in tho company. Holders
of dollar shares of tho Athabasca Gold Mining
Company, Limited Liability, who have not converted thoir script into £1 sterling shares of tho
—Athabasca Gold MinerLimitedrwhlch is'now ilf ;|
liquidation, aro advised lo send these promptly
to this office for conversion, that they may rece;vo
tho necessary blanks in timo to comply with the
above notice and so retain their interest; in tho
property. E. NELSON FELL. Manager.
M.—Meets in miners' union rooms, northeast corner Victoria and Kootenay streets, every
Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. Visiting members welcome. M. R. Mowatt, President. James
Wilkos, Seoretary. Union Scale of Wades
kou Nelson - District—Por shift, machine
men, $3.50: hammersmen miners, $3.25; muckers,
carmen, shovolers and other underground labor-
oi-s, $3.00. I ■__
■*■ lar meetings of tho Nelson Trades and Labor
Council will be held in tho miners' union hall,
corner of Viotoria and Kootenay stroets, on the
first and third' Thursday of each month, at
7.30p.m. G.J.Thorpe,President. J.H.Matheson, Seoretary.
lar meetings of the Carpenters' Union
aro hold _on_ Wednesday evening of each
Office: Houston^Block.
-A.-   E3^STiE3AD.
Contracting Painters, Decorators, Paperhangers.
Full line of wall paper, mouldings, eto,  Kalso-
mining and Tinting.   Strictly first-olass work.
Estimates furnished.
aro noli
ia ivoorenay streets, at 8:30 p.m.
ng brothers- cordially invited to
Matheson, President.   W. S. Bel-
Residence Mill Street, - XTT7T CHXT   R   f*
Opposite School House  JNJaJUOUJN, D» U.
NELSON LODGE. NO. 23, A. 7. ft A
Moets second Wednesday in eaoh moi
Sojourning brethren invited.
26, Knights of Pythias, meots in I. O. O. F.
Hall, corner Baker and Kootenay streets, every
Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock.^ yipitintr Knights
oordlally lnvii
J. A. Poquette,
to attend.   F. J. Bradley, C. C;
K.<f R.&S.
\    ARCHITECTS.   7
■RiWART Sc CARRIE—Architects.    Rooms 7
■*-•   and 8 Aberdeen block, Baker streot, Nelson..1
QHARLES PARKER—Mining and; milling en
gineer. West Baker
NELSON L. O. lu. No. 1692, meets inX O. O. F.
Hall, corner Baker and Kootenay streets,
1st:and 3rd ■Friday of each month. Visiting
brethern cordially invited. R.' Robinson, W. M.
W. Crawford; Recording-Secretary.
NELSON .fflRIE, Number 22, Fraternal Order
of Eagles, meets every second and fourth
Wednesday ineaoh month in Fraternity Hall.
Visiting brethren weloome. W; Goenell, Pred
dent. Charles Prpsaer, Secretary.
weok, at 7 o'olock, in the Miners' Union hall oorner Viotoria and Kootonay streots. R. Robin-
son. President.   James Colling, Secretary.	
BARBERS' UNION.-Nelson Union, No. 196, of   [I
the International Journeymen ;Barber's Un-   * *
ion of America, meets every first and third Monday of eaoh month in Miner's Union Hall,- oorner
of Viotoria and: Kootenay streets, at 8:30
sharp.,  .Visitinj    -    ■- 	
attend.  J. H. 1
ville, Seoretary.	
*■»' The Bricklayers and Mason's' 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.        v *
BABORERS' UNION.—Nelson Laborers' Pro- {'
teotive Union, No. 8121, A. F.-of L., meets in
Fraternity Hall, Oddfellow's block,' corner of Baker and Kootenay streets, every Monday evening
at7:30 p.m. sharp. Visiting members of the American Federation cordially invited to attend. A. W.
MoFee. President. Percy Shockelton. Secretary.
meeting of the Painters' Union is held
the first and third Fridays in each month at Miners' Union hall at7:30 sharp. T.O. Skatbo, Presi-
dent; Will J. Hatch. Secretory.
STEAM FITTERS UNION meets every seo
ond and fourth Friday at the Miners' Union hall
at8n.nl.    R. Weeks. Rfinretarvwo tern.
■*• 172. meets every_ Wednesday evening in tho
Elliot block, corner Baker and 8tanley streets, at
8 oVock. J. D. Moyer, president; Donald Mo
Lean, secretary.
._-i_>.- -S----I tr-s-n-1 «■* r :* '^y:w  A  IHE iTBIBtOTE: ���KELSOK B.C., FRIDAY; -ATTGirS-r 10, .1900  *-' -Jfel  . **w?|  ��*   - "71  O,      -..S31      >;vl  -fc*"*'  W/  Xii  tit  tii  iii  i&  tii  tii  tii  tii  tit  tii  tii  tii  tii  tii  tit  Xii  tii  tit  m__W_Z * &? * *  ���^^B^^^B^^SL^^S^^S^^k^^lS_______\\\________\\ ____m^_______^_________\__________ _________\_________\*__________*_____\\__. *_________\f__\__WW*_________\���  jm%1 *00* 0ft ���'&0*<0& *\00 i__\_�� * 0j__P* 00 ' 00*r0_\w* * 'j_\\P* ^ ^^^ w*SviSr^ tB��  to  to  to  til  til  til  xa  tii  tii  .  1. - ' - 1 c " ��.  nf,  ' 'sifAir ���  ' -X* S-'vJskfI  * > W-fr&l  '���������m  __iz$$'  %���m���'-s��-*-i&  *>V  r  to  to  til  tit  -9-  ~J.___-  til  tit  iSSe|  .'"3"  >->:���"'^' Zj,$_<l  BANK OF MONTREAL  CAPITAL, all paid up....812,000,000.00  RBST      7.000,000.00  ��� UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180^80   .  Lord Strathcona and Mount*Royal ...President  Hon. George A.' Drummond Vice-President  Fi. 3. Clouston General Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Managor.  Branches in London (England) New York,  Chicago, and all tho principal oities in Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  Tr��Lnsf*8i*&   " " ->  Grant Commercial and Travelers' Credits,  available in any part of the world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Etc  Savings Bank Branch  "���       current rate of^interest paid.   __,   AMATEUR ATHLETIC CLUB  Meeting Held last Night.  The preliminary steps toward the  organization of an amateur athletic  association in Nelson were taken at  a largely -attended meeting in  Fraternity hall - last night. The  gentlemen present took an interest  in the various discussions, which  promises well for the future of the  association;  In opening, J. A. Patenaude and  K. 0. Beaton were appointed chairman and secretary pro-tem respectively. It was then moved and carried, that an association be formed.  The question of officers came up and  it was determined to open; nominations, arid proceed with the election  at the next meeting. The following  candidates were placed in nomination::':;.: 7: '���':~'.'\:  " For jhonorary president���A.' H.  Buchanan, acclamation.  For president���James Lawrence  and Dr. LaBau. 7" .7;  For vice-president���W.F. Teetzel-  and chief W,-J. Thompson.  For: secretary���K. O. Beaton, acclamation.  For treasurer���Charles Matthews;  acclamation.  Athletic director���Charles H.  .Hyslop.  For executive committee���Dr..  McLennan, Dr. Armstrong, T. H.  .Brown, B.A.Xaird, J. O. Patenaude,  E. C. Brown, J. A. McRae, F. J.  THE BANK OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and  Letters of Creditr on-Skaguay, U.S.,  Atlin, B. C, and Dawson Gity, N. W. T.  Bradley, Dr. Stoddart, G. W: Steele,  J. J. Chambers, Al Tregillus, James  Lawrence," Fred Irvine, chief W. R.  Jarvis and J. R. Campbell.  The executive committee will  consist of five members, to be  elected from the foregoing list. The  other officers will be on the executive by virtue of their office.  The"~election  Tuesday night  association  Imperial Bank of Canada  '   HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital Authorized  Capital Paid up  Rest  $2,600,000  $2,458,603  $ 1,700,000  D. R. Wilkie, General Manager.  E. Hay, Inspector,  ^wiir  "take   place on  next   when   the  meets   at   the   police  station on Josephine street.  - Charles Hyslop, who has been  instrumental in the organization of  the association, informed the meeting that he had an option on a  Baker street house recently vacated.  The rent was reasonable and the  premises , with some alterations  would make an excellent gymnasium.  A committee of Messrs. Jarvis,  Bliss and Hyslop was appointed to  procure information as to the cost  of altering the building and equipping it with apparatus. A report  on these points is to be presented  at the next meeting.  QUEEN   BESS   DEVELOPMENT.  At the recent meeting of the  shareholders of the Queen Bess Proprietary Company the report of engineer Wpakes was read dealing  with the progress being made on  the long tunnel 'which is being  driven on the Queen Bess. In the  course of this report Mr. Wbakes  says: "From all 1 have seen of the  mine, I am more than ever convinced that both the vein arid ore  chutes are much better defined: and  continuous in the lower levels than  in the upper*. I regard this as an  indication that we may -expect  larger and more easily worked ore  bodies in the ground now being,  opened up in the main tunnel."  The machine drills were finally got  to work on,June 3rd. They would,  of course, push the drivage of the  main tunnel all they were able.  Mr. Scott hoped to be able to drive  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker Street  J. M. LAY, Manager.  200 feet a month. In fact, during  the last month, when the drills had  been at work���it * was ��� only hand  drilling' before���180 feet'had been  driven. They were now in -900 feet,  and expected to get into the oi-e at  between 1200 feet and 1300 'feet.  They should make a connection at  the shaft at 150_0_feet, so that_they_  might expect in three or four  months > this - part- of the - development work completed, and opening  up a vast body of ore. Of course,  from the main shaft they should  send out intermediate levels to open  up the ore,~but the main part of the  development work would then be  done."  r, - Experience of a Pioneer.  Henry Cody, a pioneer of Kootenay is in town. He came to . the  country in 1883 and located several  of the "well known properties at  Ainsworth. It was at Ainsworth  in the early days Mr.' Cody bad an  experience which 'few -men ever  lived to tell. He had .descended to  the-bottom of the shaft in a claim  he was working to fire seven shots.  Just as he had fired the last fuse  his candle went out, and he remained to relight it. A few  seconds later the first shot went  off, and then the other six in rapid  succession. Mr. Cody remained at  the bottom of.-/the shaft till the  fusillade was over, and then as->  cended to the-surface -considerably  battered, but still in the ring. .  New Officers Arrive.  Adjutant and Mrs. McGill of the  Salvation army, arrived last night  from the Coast, en route from Skagway, Alaska. They were met at  the depot'by the band and mem-,  bers of the local corps, and escorted  to the barracks, where a warm  welcome was extended to them.  They will take charge of the corps  in this city. Adjutant McGill has  been engaged in army work for  thirteen  years in the Northwest  and Manitoba previous to going to  Alaska. Mrs. McGill, who was  formerly captain <Aikenhead, has  been stationed at various points on  the Coast, including -Victoria arid  Nanaimo. .  A Heavy Storm.  Cornwall, Ontario, August 7.���  The heaviest thunderstorm on  record passed over-this city last  night, doing immense damage to  crops and orchards in the neighborhood. The**graud stand in the'exhibition grounds, the basement of  which was used for exhibition pur-  poses/was lifted by the wind and  deposited in the street. The Grand  Trunk Railway's Company's roundhouse and depot" were completely  demolished.  Killed By a Bull  Lindsay, Ontario, August 9.���F.  D. Walker, a farmer near Snowdeu,  was gored "and trampled by a bull  yesterday, resulting in his death.  Contractors and Builders  WILL DO WELL TO  Buy Their Lumber  G. 0. Buchanan's  A large stook of Brat-class dry material on  hand, also a full line of sash, doors, mouldings,  turned work, eto.  Factory Work a Specialty  ��� /  Yards   Foot of Hendryx street, Nelson  Telephone. W   Joi]t1  WB.Bj AgGflt  i  Palace IVJeat IVJar^et  Headquarters  for all kinds of  Fresh and Cured Meats.  A feature will be made of tho' poultry and  game trade. They will always be on hand during their season.  J. L. PORTER, Prop.  169 Josephine St, between Baker and Vernon  Telephone 159.  Belgian     Hares  Get in on the wound floor. More money than  anything else on earth. Ono good man or woman  to handle stock.  APPLY  F.  EDWARDS, Kelson   Hotel  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen ;Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local >and coast), -  a  Flooring  local and coast  Newel Posts  Stair 'Rail  Mouldings  ���Shingles  Bough and  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds.  -VS WHAT YOU WANT IB NOT IN BTOCK  WE WILL MAKK IT FOR TOT7  CALL AND GET PRICES,  J. A. Sayward  HALL.AND LAKE BTREETS, NELBON  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  CORNER OF  HENDRYX AND VJCRNON STREKTS  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in  We carry- a complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Geiling,-Inside 'Finish, Turned Work, Sash and ;Dobrs.  Special order work ' will, ��� receive  prompt attention.   *-.'���������  Porto Rico LumberCo. Ltd.  NOTICE   TO   CAEPENTEBS.  A-resolution was passed' at a:meeting of tho  Carpenters Union last night to thn cil'ect that no  union carpenters arc to work on jobs where the  shingling Is sublet. Tho resolutlou takes eftect  from August 2nd.        Jamks Coi.i.ino,  Recording Secretary.  POUNDKEEPEE'S  NOTICE.  Notice is heroby given that I havo oauscd to  bo impounded ono grey horso, aged,- U_ hands.  Owner can have same by paying charges. _  W. R. 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' ah  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 Uine on > hand < at &$2$[   per^suit.��� All-other-!ines-at-  low rates.   "None" but'Urifon;  labor employed. ;  E. Skinner  Neelands' Building; Baker Streot.  FRED J.* SQUIRE, Manager.  Arthur Gee  MERCHANT  TAILOR  Removed to Baker Street, opposite the Queen's  N|adden House  Bakefand Ward  Streots, Nelson  The only hotel in Nelson that hH NUMteed  under one management since 1800.  The bedrooms are well tarnished Md'lighted  by electricity.  .The bar-Islalwe/estocked-by the beet dom t-  tlo and Imported liquors and ciganu  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  SLOGAN JUNC10N HOTEL  ���J.- BVMCMANUS ,* Manager    '.-.  Bar stocked with best brands of wines*, liquors,  and Cigars. Beer on'draught. - lArgo^ comfortable rooms.   FirstrClass table board.  RESTAtraANT  OPEN DAY-AND NIGHT  Cor. Baker and Hall Sts.  First-class table  R. ^cRr\E, Prop.  DISSOLUTION   OF   PAETNEBSHIP  Notice is horeby given that tho partnership  heretofore subsisting betweon Frank Campbell &  George William Bartlett. in the business of tho  Clark Hotel on Josephine street, Nelson, is dissolved from this date. All accounts duo to the  Ann aio to bo paid to George William'-Bartlett.  who will pay all debts and carry on the business  aa heretofore.  Dated 19th July U00.  AMERICAN  -AND  EUROPEAN  PLANS  i   w <-���?*��� L  *���*��� r  -",5tl  MEALS  CENTS $  m  ��� ROOMS LMHTKD BY ELECTRICITY  AND HEATED- BY STEAM  35 CENTS TO 91  -:S21-to-S3tBakerStreetrNelsonr^T:  '5 HOTEL  BAKER BTREET, NELSON.  Lighted iby:Electricity-and5 Heated with Hot Air. .  Large oomfortabl* bedroom* and flratalaM  (dining-room. Sample rooma for oommerolal men.  RATES S2 PER DAY  N|rs. E. C. ClarKe, Prop.  U-.TB Or THK BOTAE HOTO, OAIflABT  EVERY   DAY  AT' TJBH  Glub Hotel  BIG   SCHOONER  Beer 'or' Half-and-half < only  _ ,i_  FRESH  COOL  'The only good Boer In Nelson  E. 3. GURRAN, Prop.  Corner Stanley and Silica Streets.  To -Mine-Managers and 'Ore-Shippers.  W. Pellew Harvey, F. C. S., assayer in charge  of the-provincial-government assay office, wul  act' as shippers' ��� representative at any Coast  smelter, to receive, weigh, sample and chock  Sulps and to generally look after the interests ot  io miners. Terms made on the basis of tonnage  handled. Apply for particulars to him ab  Vancouver. B. C.  NOTICE.  The Nelson Tinners' Union having secured  the support of ~ their employers have agrcodto  adopt tne nine hour day, commencing August 1.  All Union tinners will please accept this notice.  *"��������� <Sgd4       %M.JPAB5s.Sec.  ��� i_  -** 's-&-  7��i-:,,  y&y^yi^d%&^&M  -^���&_w.  "^t_k_M n  THE TRIBUNE: 2TELSCW, B. C, EitfDAY AUGUST 10 1900  Queen Victoria Chocolates  m  DEC  H3  BEST  OH  THE   Mj^BKET  SOLID   0_-T__j-__-  _3TT  W. F. Teetzel & Co.  ^TTT   XT_P   IDST   25   -A.3STID  BO   C3'S1_-T_C   BOXSS  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 the best English makers, includings Christy's celebrated hard hats, which we are selling at prices to suit  everybody. *������        *  mtfim  The Nelson  Clothing House  Xif  ���8T- ^ *����� *����� ^ ��� ���<�������� ��� ^ ��r*  ���jffr.jB.-a>.*3>.^aL.g,.^',^.s..3ji'a..,ji�� .  -0-0'0-0-0?9-0-0'9-0-0'0J^_  Just to Remind You  The  Karn  Famous  Piano  St tarn's Bicycles  The Zenith, White,  Raymond,  Standard, Domestic  Wheeler & Wilson  Sewing- Machines  Lamps, Vases  Diamonds   and   all  kinds  precious stones  Watches  from  size  18 to size 0  Rings,   Scarf   Pins,  Bracelets, Earrings,  Lockets, Chains,  and Brooches  JACOB DOVER, JEWELER  dardiniers, Onyx Tables, Clay "Goods, Brass Ware,  Clocks, Carving SetsrPearl Handled Fish  and Fruit Sets." A complete line of Rogers' 1847 Flatware  -ir-"--  Allthe leading  up-to-date  Jewelery  My Watch and  *    Jewelry.  , '' Department  '- *. Lhas 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  attention  Xti  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  i-%y5i***  ll ~7      -  ^riJST RECEIVED  Cair Mixed Vegetables  Prices Right. Ask fop  Quotations ���   ...;���-.   .  wm____m________mm___um_______m____________mm___________________m  THE WESTERN MERCANTILE COMPANY, Ltd.  Bakep Street. GROCERS. Nelson, B.  ASK YOUR GROCER FOR THE CELEBRATED  polled  B & K  Oats  The Best that Money can Buy.     Take no Other.  Manufactured by the Brackman-Kor Milling Co., Ltd.  Victoria Vancouver, Westminster, Edmonton, Rossland, Nelson.  THIRTY DAVS WAR  Baker Street, Nelson  Look Out tor 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 hundred and fifty suits of clothing at cost. Three hundred pairs of miners'shoes at cost.  Men's f urni hinge, fine shoes, hats and caps. Four hundred pair of odd pants. Every article in the  store offered at from 20 to 50 per cent discount.  Baker Street, Nelson  Look Out for Big Canvas Sign.  Theo Madson  Don't Imbibe Snakes  Lots of them In the city water.  Get one of oup filters  on trial., Prices 40 cents, $1.26 and $1.75.  OPPOSITE "POSTOFFICE.  STRACHAN  BROTHERS.  H.  D.   ASHCROFT Kootenay  7 NELSON, B.C.  Coffee   Co.  BLACKSM1THING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing promptly attended to by a  Arab-class wheelwright. _  Special attention given to all kinds of repairing' and custom work from outside points.  Shop:  Hall St., betwee n Battr and Verno  Coffee roasters and dealers In Tea and Coffee.  Offer fresh roasted ooffee of best quality as  follows! *��� ���������:������ {������������'��� .-..:.  Java* and Arabian Afaoha, per pound.......8  40  Java and Mocha I.'lend, 8 pounds.......... 1 00  Fine Santos, i pounds ....................... 1 00  Santos Blend, 5 pounds..... ._... 1 00  Our Special Blend, 8 pounds..;.....  1 00  Our BJo Roaat, 6 pounds............_....__. 100  A dual order solicited. Salesroom S doors east  of Oddfellows block.'-West Baker street.  CITY LOCAL NEWS  An amusing notice was posted on  a telegraph post at tbe corner of  Stanley and Baker streets yesterday. Ifc offered two guineas reward  for the capture of ex-president  Kruger of the defunct Transvaal  republic, and described Oom Paul in  facetious expressions.  The officials of the Baptist church  have received word from Rev. H.H.  Hall of Portage la Prairie declining  the invitation to Nelson.  A couple ot campers coming into  the city yesterday were alarmed by  shrieks from several ladies on the  shore who cried that a man was  drowning. The campers paddled  toward the object in the water to  find that ifc was Harry Parks' black  dog swimming home from the city.  James- A. Macdonald of Cane &  Macdonald, architects, has received  his commission as government  architect; for the post office buildings to be erected at Nelson. The  communication stated that the  plans were not completed yet and  that they would be forwarded on  completion. ���  A Nelson company have commenced operations on the. Leviathan property on Campbell creek,  opposite Kaslo. The "work 'is in  charge of Matthew Gutman.  Tracklaying at the Procter end of  the Balfour extension is suspended  owing to a difficulty with "the  laborers employed on the work.  These consider the work worth  more than the $1.75 per day paid  by the Canadian Pacific railway,  and of the 70 men who started on  Saturday last only about a dozen  remained at. work. The balance  came into Nelson and most of them  cashed their checks yesterday.  E. P. Burns, who built the Ten  Mile Point section of the Balfour  extension, is moving his outfit today. He has secured some work on  the O." R. & N. near Tacoma, Washington.  ���: Dr. LaBau is, establishing, a camp  about four, and one-half miles up  the" north shore of the lake. R. H.  .Williams and wife and C. Matthews  and wife will be among the party.  The launch Donna will ply to and  from the camp daily. '  Theright of way for the Molly  Gibson tramway has been cleared  and the work of erecting the line  will be commenced the first of next  week. A party of carpenters will  go up in a day or two to build the  stations. The line will be 8,000 feet  long from the mine to the road and  is of the Lanark> pattern. The  company's intention is to build a  concentrator eventually and the  tramway is being put in with a,  view to. this - contingency. The  Molly Gibson will recommence shipping six weeks hence.   . -  Work is being pushed on the addition to H. Byers & Co's. warehouse on the water front.  The steamer Denver is being over-  haule"d_at"the"CrPrR7 shipyard;     =  The fishing season is now in full  swing, several large catches having  been reported recently.  The organization of the Nelson  Mining Company, recently incorporated under the provincial act,  has been completed, officers being  elected as follows: George W.  Taylor, president; Robert Robertson, vice-president; Robert Mac-  Gregor, " secretary-treasurer; J.  Laing Stocks, managing-director;  S. S. Taylor, Q. C, solicitor. The  company has several prospects  in sight.  The city authorities are in somewhat of a quandary as to the disposition of the Twombly lad who is  alleged to have been deserted by his  parents.. There is apparently   no  provision for placing the boy in a  reformatory and an effort is to be  made to locate the father, who is  now said to be in the Atlin country.  A mechanical roaster is to be added to the plant of the Hall Mines  smelter at once.   The apparatus is  costly, but expedites the process of  smelting and decreases the cost of  reduction.    The company had intended, erecting   the   roaster last  spring   and   the   excavations  had  been made, the shut-down intervened and the operations were suspended.     J. J. Campbell, commercial  manager, informed The Tribune yesterday that he had been  authorized to proceed at once with  the   roaster,   and    that    building  would-be started   without delay.  With regard to the date of blowing  in Mr. Campbell remarked that it j  was impossible to state definitely  when this would take place. The  calciners were at work and and the  smelter must have a reserve of ore  before blowing in.  The local quoiters have decided  that after the tournament now  under way is concluded the members of the club: will be formed into  sides to play for a:-banquet to be  provided by the losers. The tournament will be continued- tonight,  weather permitting.  William R. Albi- charged with  attempted murder, was released  from the provincial jail last night  on bail. The bonds were, fixed at  $10,000, and sureties were furnished  by James V. Welch, the railroad  contractor, .who is a counsin  of fche defendant, and other part-  ties. N. E.Nuzum, barrister of  Spokane, was in the city last night  and arranged for Albi's liberation.  H. D. Ashcroft, who left here  some time ago for the Winnipeg  exhibition, will. take in the Paris  exposition before his return.  ; Mining Records.  '- Yesterday's "mining records were:'  Transfers���Three-quarters of the  Diamond Mineral claim by Dan McMillan of Rossland.to W.R. Braden  of Rosslahd.^The claim is located on  Ymir mountain, three-fourths of, a  mile west of the Ymir mine.  Locations���The. ��Maple Leaf on  the headwaters of the east fork of  Cottonwood creek and adjoining  the Gold Treasure claim by Henry  Mortelett; the Dakota on the divide  between .tiie' east fork of Cotton;  wood creek and Roaring creek by  H. Mortelett;, the Dakota No. 1,-  same location * by H. Mortlett; the  Dakota-No. 2, between the south  fork of Five-mile creek and Roaring  creek by-T/J. Marcoux, the Tenderloin on divide" forty-nine -and-Bird  creek .by Thomas Powell; the Anne  on Toad mountain, relocation of  the Snow Bird,-by , John Mclntyre;  the Bunker Hill on Stewart creek  by L. R. Vandebogart and Hugo  Hellberg.  Certificates of work���To William  Waldie on the Lewiston, Burlington, Niagara and Queen, to J. C.  Porter on J. C. P., to N. Gaquox on  the Bunker Hill, Camille and Napoleon, to * Mrs/ M. Collins on the  Truax.         Another Le Boi Flotation.  -Rossland, Aug. 9.���Yet another  flotation���the last it is understood  ���in connection;, with the Le Roi  group, -has? made ;its arrearance in  London/ It is named the Kootenay  Mining', Company,' and"' takes -.'over,  the    properties/   five "* in   number,  FOR TRACKLAYING  AND-SURFACINGAT  PROCTERS  WAGES - $1.75  BOARD - - 5.00  Apply  R. H. McCOY  Procter, B. C.  I< Ui ;  ESTABLISHED 1892  H.   BYERS  &  HARDWARE  ESTABLISHED 1892  Garden, Mill,  Steam  Hose.f  Crucible   Cast  Steel  6-16 to 1-in. in  and Suction  Wire  stock.  Rope  Leather and  Rubber Belting.  Sheet, Square and Round Rubber  Flax and Garlock Packing  Pipe Fittings, Brass Goods, Rails  Black and Galvanized Sheet Iron  Soft Steel Plates  1-8, 3-16 and 1-4 x; 72, 96 and 120  Agents���Truax Ore Cars, Giant Powdor, ay-1 Metropolitan Fuse, etc. '��� .  H. BYERS & CO.  NELSON  KASLO  SANDON  formerly called the Columbia-  Kootenay group, lying near the Le  Roi, Le Roi No. 2, Rossland Great  Western and War Eagle and Centre  Star, the area being 120 acres. The  capital is somewhat less that that  of the kindred enterprises recently  floated, being ��400,000 in ��5 shares.  Of the capital, all of which is offered  for subscription, ��50,000 will be appropriated for working capital. As  .on former.^ occasions,' priority of allotment will be > given to shareholders in the London and Globe  and British America Corporations.  The ^prospectus contains favorable  reports on the properties by Mr. W.  A. Carlyle; late general manager of  the Le Roi mine, while Mr. Bernard  Macdonald, Mr. Carlyle's successor,  has cabled the following report  which sets forth the developments  of the properties to the present  time: "Le Roi No. 4 group (formerly known as Columbia Kootenay)  comprises six mineral claims���Columbia,, Kootenay,' Tip Top;-Copper  Jack.and South Kootenay Fraction.  A.11 '-/claims ' but -fraction crown  granted. ' ,,    "'   '   *-       ' " **  "v" Cable from Goodnow: "'  Washington, August 9.���The  state department has * received a  cablegram from" consul general  Goodnow at Shang-Hai announcing  that a considerable detachment of  troops hud, been landed for the protection of the foreign settlement at  Shang-Hai." * No protocol has been  made by the American ..consul gen*  oral, but" he,says the merchants of  Shang-Hai disapprove of the action  of admiral Seymour, fearing :it will-  incite the anti-foreign_ Chinese. It.  is learned at the state department  that the United States government  will enter - no protest at landing  troops, as it concedes the right of  any power, to protect its_ citizens  where ** they ���' are'' deemed -to be in.  danger.  "*   -"-���-,-���.  "."���' ���    HOTEL   ABEIVALS.  HUME.-J. A. McKonzie^Winnipesr; H. L.  Putman, . Montreal; ��� L. Wlllett, Haverhill,  Massachusetts: W. Webster, St. Mary's, Ontario;  W. H. Carre, T. H. McSweeney, George Kydd,  J. Lithenstein. Montreal; .T. M. Boyd, Toronto;  J. M. Love;'Winnipeg.   '-   -        .'"'-���-_  PHAIR.���V. Hyde Baker, Cranbrook; N. E.  Nuzum and wife, Spokane; John Boultbee. Ross-,  land; W. C. Matthews, Toronto; "T. Jarvis,  Spokane; -Frederick B. Du Val, Winnipeg; R. A.  Wylie, WinnlpcgrA. S. Potter. J. H. Mclntiro,  Pittsburg') J. V. Welch, Spokane: G. W. Master-  ton, Silverton; Will R. Albi, Spokane.  BUSINESS  MENTION.  Gentleman can secure'pleasantly  furnished room, centrally located, on Silica  street, with private family. Apply "B.C.,"  Tribune offlce. \ ���   -  Hack 'calls1 left at   the   Pacific  Transfer barn on Vernon" street. Telephone  call 35.  Refrigerators  Prices from $10 to $30  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  k  ffl  185 Bakep Street.  Telephone IO.  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  KIRKPATRICK  &  WILSON.  xti  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  We have removed our place of business ffl  for the next few months to the old Burns ffl  shop, next to" the Nelson Hotel; where we j{j  ffl   hope to see all pur old customers and many ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  new ones.   Givems a call.  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  ffl   Telephone 10  9'0'9' 0-0-9-0.9-9-0-9-9  185 Baker Street  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  to  Mr<  Car Load ofv Lake of the  -Woods' Flour Has   Just'  Been Received. !  Cheapest F-Maceiln  v  INelson  to Outfit  Houston Block.  Telephone 161.  P.' O. Box 176.  JOHN A;MNG _ffli  Kootenay Electric Supply & Construction Co., ltd.]  Electric Fixtures Electric Fans  Medical Batteaies  ,  Nelson, B. C.l  houston block, '  corner baker and Josephine streets.  fil'.t  ALEX-STEWART  1250 shares of Athabasca  for  Sale  at- a   Bargain.  #  m  Wj  We have sold 75 per cent of all the  Portland Cement  Fipe-Briek-Fipe Glay  and Sewer Pipe  USED IN KOOTENAY  Wji  Wj]  -M  Wi  W>\  Wi  ALEX STEWART  Chatham Wagons, 3 double tires $70 00  Sleighs, 3 runners ��� 20 00  Harness * i;  io 00  Aporajoes complete  15 OO-  Packsad&les ...:...:-....- .'..:    3 50  The above although second-hand aro in first-  class condition.  .    APPLY  T- H- CRMM, Albert Canyon, B.C.  W. REINHARD, M. D.  General Practice.  SPECIALTY:". Eye,   Ear  and   Nose.  Office:   Bakor Street,  Telephono No. 14.  near  Fraternity Hall.  NOTICE  OF   DISSOLUTION.  Notice is hereby, given that tho partnership  formerly existing between Gus Nelson and John  Lindblad, lessees of tho "Glue Pot" saloon, Nelson, has this day.'beon dissolved. All claims  against tho said-firm must b" sent to Mr. NeUon,  who will continue to oarry on the business.  Witness: JOHN LINDBLAD.  R.S. LEVNTE. GUS NELSON.  Dated at Nelson this 9th day of August,  A. D., 1900.  DEBENTURES  FOR SALE  The City of Nelson, British Columbia, has authorized the issue of debentures for tho following  purposes:  $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 fora Road Making Plant.  Those debentures are dated October 1st, 1900,  run for twenty years, bear four per cent intorest  (payablo somi-annually), and will bo issued in  denominations of one thousand dollars. Interest  and principal payable at the Bank of Montreal  Nelson.    Tho_assessed value of real estate  '  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 (16 gallon.kegs)    7 '    r ���  Teacher's Scotch Whiskey is still the best.  H. J. EVANS & CO.  W\  w  P. Burns & Co.  Head Office at  NELSON, B.  O.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers  in  Meate  in  Nelson is $1,247,000, and of improvements 8818,000  total **2,065,000. The population is 6000. Tenders  for these debentures will be received by the undersigned up to 12 o'clock noon on Saturday,  September 15th, 1900.   JOHN HOUSTON, Mayor.  Neluon, B. C, July 24th, 1900.  ���-I  Markets at Nelson, Rossland, TraO, Kaslo, Ymir, Sandon, Silverton, NeV  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade Oity, Mid  way, and Vancouver. * *  I       Mail Orders Promptly Forwarder  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLES ALB AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson E-   C/TRAVES,   fflaiiaffei  ORDERS BY _______ RKOKIVK CAREFUL AND PROMPT ATi'KMMON. ^^      '  it,-:  ^^r_^^^^^^^^M^__^pj__^m&  *t^li^-*^:i��� :^J'-'j:j-"L---^-f^rt/_^<t-i! "'���'������ ������'������ '���'������������-������  _*W___________l^&i  _____mm___sS!^g'  '������j-fuw ^ym:.a~'  ;|.*^;:^;.���.'!^^i^>;^y->*A;>,-;������"--  :#-' -y^^^^&^^'^ki  ��:ni-T*?T,;rf^f*��V,,��^  ���;A-t.>sAM��to'^\tic&&^  ���^&xv*.-i&~;hyi<r-,


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