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 _j___h___8_____qsii^^  ffijjm-fimiif^^  ������:���:,���_!'&_', _���}����� S^hl&ggii&m  -��������������� ���     -yt 7:';-��':-:r-::t^?l)$,Ziz$  DAILY  EDITION   BY  MAIL  FIVE DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH YEAR.  NELSON:  MONDAY MOKNING AUGUST 20 J 900  PRICE FIVE CENTS  W  SITUATION STILL SERIOUS  Latest Chinese News.  London, August 20.���4 a. ni.���  Rear admiral Bruce's report of the  continuation of fighting in Pekin  puts a more serious aspect upon the  Chinese situation than was generally expected here. It appears  effectually to dispose of all statements that the empress dowager  had fled, although circumstantial  accounts of her departure continue  to come from Shang-Hai.  J)espilo their defeat the Chinese  nre apparently resolved to make a  desperate struggle, not only in their  ancient capital but also in other  parts of the empire. Chang Chi  Tung, viceroy at Hankow, and Liu  Kunyi, viceroy at Nankin, according to advices from Shang-Hai,  have threatened the consuls that if  the person of the empress dowager  is not respected they will withdraw  from their present friendly attitude.  Another Shang-Hai despatch announces the death of Li Ting, Heng  Cheng and Chang Lui Lin in the  fighting before Pekiu.  The mandarins in the southern  provinces, according to a dispatch  to the Daily Express from Hong  Kong, have issued ah important  proclamation recognizing the capture of Pekin as a just punishment  of reactionary officials, aud warning the people not to interfere with  foreigners, but also pointing out  that the sole object of the powers  should be the punishment of the  Boxers and then the restoration of  peace, confining, however, their  operations to the north.  Emperor Nicholas has wired to  general Linevitch, commander of  the Russian troops in the province  of Pe Chi Li, congratulating him  heartily upon the rapid capture of  Pekin and bestowing upon him the  third class order of St. George." The  Russian emperor also thanks vice-  admiral Alexieff and tho heroic  Siberian troops.  General Grotokoff, Russian commander of the. Amur government,  reports to the Russiau war office  that Chingan pass was captured on  -August Kith after a bloody battle,  in which the Chinese suffered heavily, losing four or five guns. The  Russian cavalry were iu pursuit of  the enemy.  The principal Russian papers,  notably the Novoc Vremyn, commenting upon the victory of Pekiu,  declare that Russia should go no  further in the participating in common armed intervention, but should  limit her military action to the  frontier and the Manchurian railroad.  in the plot to kidnap lord Roberts,  was concluded today. Lieutenant  Cordna's counsel admitted that the  accused was guilty of breaking his  parole and of attempting to plan a  conspiracy, but assorted, that the  attempt was a failure. Counsel  also maintained that Gano suggested the plot and egged on the  prisoner. On these grounds ho  asked the court to find that the  charges had not been proved, and  begged its mercy for his client.  Gano, who is said to be an American by birth, denied having suggested the plot. Counsel for the  prosecution will sura up tomorrow.  Taking Stringent Measures.  Pretoria, August 19.���Lord  Roberts is issuing new severe and  rigorous orders rescinding the ones  previously issued. Lord Roberts'  proclamation, after reciting the  fact that many have broken the  oath to maintain neutralUy_and_  ~~-thTit~tlie_leniency extended to the  burghers is not appreciated, warns  all who break their oath that in  the future they will be punished by  death, imprisonment or fine. He  declares that all burghers in dis-.  tricts occupied by the British,  except those who take the oath*  will be regarded as prisoners of  war and transported, and that  buildings on farms., where the  enemy or his scouts are harbored  will be liable to be razed.  How They Were Caught.  London, August 20.���The Rome  correspondent of the Daily Mail  says the arrest of Marsca and Guida  in New York arose out of some letters received at Bressi's lodgings  " subsequent to the assassination of  King Humbert. One of these,  dated July 25th and signed  "Mabor," urged Bressi to commit  the crime, also urging Marsca and  Guida to do their duty toward  president McKiniey. Marsca is  known to the Italian police as a  most fanatical anarchist.  Indefinitely Postponed.  Owing to the sudden illness of  their leading man, the engagement  here of the Clara Hanmer Dramatic  Company, which was to have opened  at the Opera House-tonight, has  been indefinitely postponed. The  company remains in Rossland for a  few days,  Plot to Kidnap Roberts.  Pretoria, August 19.���The case  of the defense in the trial of lieutenant Cordua of the Staats artillery, charged with being concerned  Pretoria, August 19.���General  Dewet appeared yesterday at North  Commando Nek, held by General  Baden-Powell, and sent in a flag of  truce, asking for the surrender of  the British .force. General Baden-  Powell replied asking what terms  Dewet was prepared to offer. Dewet is evidently moving eastward.  [This is probably the foundation  for the Delagoa Bay rumor that  Dewet had captured 4000 British,  but there is nothing in today's- or  yesterday's dispatches to indicate  that Baden-Powell surrendered.  Editor.]  Empress Dowager Detained.  ���Washington, August 19.���The  navy department has received the  following telegram: " Che-Poo,  August 19.���The telegraph line to  Pekin is interrupted. Information  from Japanese sources states that  the empress dowager 'has been detained by prince Yung-Ede, in the  inner city which is being bombarded  by the allies. Chaffee reports that  he entered the legation grounds on  the evening of the 14th. Eight  were wounded during the day's  fighting. Otherwise all are well  (signed) Remey."  Chaffee's Despatch.  Washington, August 19.���The  war department has received the  following despatch: " Che-Foo,  August 19���Pekin, August 15.���We  entered the legation grounds at 5  o'clock last night with the 14th and  a light battery. Eight were  wounded during the day's lighting,  otherwise all are well (signed)  Chaffee."  AFFAIRS IN THE TRANSVAAL  Boers? Retiring to Barberton.  London, August 19.���Ifc seems  fchat the operations in South Africa  may now be chiefly confined to two  distinct quarters. Dewet and  Delarey have wide spaces of the  western Transvaal and the  Bechuanaland frontier to roam over,  and as the British hold on these  districts, whicli were supposed to  be subjugated, is extremely precarious, they are probably gaining  recruits as they go along. On the  other side, president Kruger and  general Botha and the main Transvaal field force, now said to be about  1000 strong with ninety guns, will  establish himself iu Barberton, the  mountainous area between Swaziland and the Portugese frontier at  at Koomatipoort.  Buller with the Natal army is  moving against them from the  south, and French and others are  coming from the Pretoria-Johannesburg line on the west; but Barberton is in a very broken, rugged  country, with more formidable  heights and passes even than the  region around Ladysmith and Dundee. It is suitable for cattle,.and,  till the rainy season comes on, it is  healthier than the lower veldt.  The correspondent of - a- news  agency who was.taken.prisqner and  kept for some time:at Nodjt'gedachfc  says that the fighting burghers are  confident of tlieir ability to hold  out in the Barberton range for  months, even if their supplies from  Delagoa Bay are cut off. The correspondent himself, who is no partisan of the Boers, thinks that they  may continue to make a good fight  for some time to come, though  eventually they will be compelled  to yield from sheer exhaustion and  failing numbers.  The few military men left in  London are full of admiration for  Dewet, in whom they admit the  Boers have found a leader of light  troops of exceptional ability. His  march across the Free State from  Bethlehem to the Vaal and onward,  from the river to Rustenburg is one  of tho finest performances of the  kind in modern campaigns.  Dewet Summons Baden-Powell.   ANNUAL SHOOT OF GUN CLUB  Results of Events.  The annual matches of the Nelson Gun Club took place on Saturday at the foot of Stanley street.  The light was bad and frequent  showers made good shooting an impossibility. Most of the events  were keenly contested although the  scores were uniformly low.  In the Corby cup event for the  handsome silver trophy which will  belong to the member who secures  it twice out of three times, the  honors were carried off by Clarence  D. Goepel with 15 kills out of 20  birds. Dr. Hall, who held the cup  last year, was second in the competition with P. Nelson third.  In the match for the president's  medal, presented by Dr. Hall,  George Steele and Charles Matthews  tied for the first place. They shot  off the tie, Matthews winning the  medal by one point.  Dr. Hall won the j)atron's medal,  a handsome gold locket, presented  by James Lawrence.  The other events resulted as follows:  First sweepstake���Dr. Hall, P.  Nelson, H. W. F. Pollok.  Miss-and-out���George Steele, P.  Nelson.  Second sweepstake���H. W.' F.  Pollok, C. D. Goepel.  The club will practice weekly at  the traps until further notice on  Friday evening, beginning at 7  o'clock.         "  LATEST PEKIN DESPATCHES  Detention of Empress Dowager.  Washington, August. 19.���From  general Chaffee today the war department received official confirmation of the fall of Pekin and - the  rescue of the besieged legationers.  The despatch of the American  commander,was not long and* contained few .details. His lasfctele-  -gram to\the. government,- prior- to  the receipt of today's advices, was  dated August 11 at Matow, almost  thirty miles from Pekin. The explanation of his silence is suggested  in advices received by the navy  department today from admiral  Remey, who, telegraphing from  Taku on the 18fch, says thafc the  telegraph line between that point  and Pekin is interrupted.  The cablegram from admiral  Remey contains some important information not mentioned by general  Chaffee. He makes the startling  statement on Japanese authority  that the inner city of Pekin was  being bombarded by the allied  forces. Admiral Remey says also  that the dowager empress is detained in the inner city by prince  Yung.  Advices received late last night  from the foreign office at Tokio,  Japan, by the Japanese legation in  this~city"confirm and amplify the  previous accounts of the capture of  Pekin by the allied troops.  General Chaffee's dispatch was  received during the morning and  transmitted Immediately to the  president afc the White House. A  copy of the dispatch likewise was  sent to adjutant-general Corbin,  who is in New York. It will be  noted that the dispatch indicates  that the American troops entered  the legation grounds afc five o'clock  on the eveniug of the 14fch insfc.  By the Washington officials and by  the several legation officials to whom  it was shown, the date of general  Chaffee's communication is regarded  as an error of transmission. Ifc is  believed that the word fifteenth  should be "sixteenth."  The fact that only the Fourteenth  Infantry and Riley's battery entered the city does not indicate  that the Ninth Infantry and the  marines, who were so conspicuously  gallant throughout the advance  upon the capital, did nofc participate in the engagement which resulted directly in the rescue of the  besieged legationers. lib is pointed  out that ifc is likely that general  Chaffee, acting in concert with the  other commanders, divided his  force, leaving the Ninth Infantry  and the marines without the walls  of the cifcy to act as a rear guard  to prevent the escape of the Chinese troops by other gates than  those through which the allies  entered, or for some other excellent  reasons. Only two battalions of  Fourteenth Regiment are with general Chaffee. They comprise about  800 men. This would indicate that  only about  one-third  of  general  Chaffee's force had entered the city  at the time he sent the dispatch.  Admiril Remey's despatch con  tains much interesting information  in few words,, but its startling  feature is that fighting within the  city of Pekin was continuing,  according to his advices.  The inner,or as it has been popularly known, the forbidden city has  evidently not been taken. Ifc is  surrounHed by a massive wall of  solid masonry more than twenty  feet high, and ifci** nofc regarded as  surprising that the Chinese should  make their final stand within its  shadows.  Prior to"the receipt of this dispatch 'it ��� was accepted  generally : as a-, fact" that the  dowager empress, iu company with  the emperor and their large suite,  had leffc Pekin.' -While* nothing is  said in admiral Remey's advices as  to the whereabouts of the empei-or  it is deemed scarcely probable that  he left the city without the empress  dowager.                  :  Mr. Wu said to.the Associated  press today that he lias official advices to the effect that the emperor  ann empress dowager had gone  from Pekin to the province of  Shensi, a considerable distance west  of the capital city. It is believed  they were entirely put of danger.  The statement that the dowager  empress was detained by prince  Yungedo, therefore, gave him little  concern, although _, he expressed  some interest in it.; He said there  was no Chinese prince Yungedo. Ifc  is nofc a Chinese name. Ifc might  be, the minister suggested, a Japanese name, but- personally he knew  of no such person. * At the Japanese  legation it was said thafc Yungedo  was not a- Japanese ��� name.' No  Japanese official, of that name was  known to the legation attaches.  Their, solution of the' question  raised by the despatch was that  the name should be Yung Lu. He  is the commander-in-chief of the  imperial Chinese troops, and is said  to have strong- pro-foreign inclination's and sympathy. No conjecture  was offered as to the reason for the  detention of- the dowager, empress  by him.   .,  '; .-   a- _        ;  . While no surprise-was- evinced at  the statement of admiral Remey  that the inner cifcy was being bombarded, some concern was expressed  lest the final staud of. the Chinese  troops, -within what they regard  as most sacred * precincts, should  prove a very serious affair.  Pekin comprises practically four  cities in one. In extent of area, it  is the size of New York. The four  segments of ifc are the Chinese city,  the Tartar city, the Imperial city  and the forbidden cifcy. The lasfc is  the "inner city" mentioned in admiral Remey's dispatch and it is  the residence of the emperor and  the seat of the Imperial court. No  one is allowed to -see within its  massive walls'except by si^ecial permission of the emperor or empress  dowager. The Imperial city is occupied only by the highest officials  and members and attaches of the  ImperiaLcourt -   Late last night the Japanese  minister, Mr. Takahira, received the  following advices from the Japanese foreign offic at Tokio:  " The Japanese consul at Che-Foo  wired under date of August 17th to  the following effect: 'The foreign  forces attacked on the eastern side  of Pekin on Wednesday morning.  The enemy obstinately resisted. In  the evening the Japanese blew up  the Chiao Yung gate and the Yung  Chi gate of the Tartar city and  succeeded in entering. In the mean  time other foreigu forces entered  the Chinese cifcy by the Tung Pein  gate. Detachments were sent immediately to the legations and  opened communications. The ministers and staffs were found safe.  The Japanese loss was over 100, including three officers. The Chinese  loss was about 400.' "  Substantially, the information  contained iu the above dispatch  was received by the Associated  Press yesterday direct from Tokio.  It contains the explicit and reassuring statement that the ministers and staffs were found safe. It  is more direct and complete in detail than the American advices thus  far received. '_  Partition Has Begun.  London, August 20.���General  Grodeckoff, says the Sfc. Petersburg  correspondent of the Times,  telegraphs a remarkable fact  which must be taken as a  premonitory notice of what is  probably to follow. Tha Russians  have now conquered fche right; bank  of the Amur, which therefore is no  longer the frontier, but an internal  river of fche Russian empire.  MANDERSON COMMITTED  Intent to Defraud Creditors.  On Saturday John Manderson  was committed for trial on the  charge of disposing of his property with intent to defraud his  creditors. J. T. Fife and C. Morrison were called to testify as to  Manderson's indebtedness and the  latter stated that his first intimation of Manderson's selling out was  on the morning of the 10th instant  when he saw the stock being taken  from the store.  John Williams, a Ward street  merchant, was pub in the box and  stated that on fche Oth inst. he had  made au agreement to purchase the  Manderson stock but the deal did  not go through, H. A. Prosser taking the goods. Witness then took  over the stuff paying $100 down.  Chief Jarvis gave evidence as  to defendant's arrest, and tMan-  derson then made a statement. He said he met Williams and was advised to sell out,  an agreement being made that  Williams should pay him 75 cents  on the dollar. Defendant failed to  take - stock and borrowed $10 to  redeem a watch he had pawned.  Later Prosser took over the goods  and gave him $90. Altogether,  therefore, he got $100 for.the stock,,  which he valued at $450.  When Manderson was arrested  he had $80.80 on his person. This  sum has, it is understood, been returned s to Mr. Williams, who has  turned over._ the goods to the  creditors.        '   BOTH CAMES WON BY NELSON  Ford in his cable letter this morning says: "As to the future settlement of China, I believe it is a fact,  strange as it may appear, thafc no  formal exchange of views has yet  taken place between fche various  cabinets on the subject, but there  is a general and informal understanding thafc Chinese integrity  will be respected and that no power  will seek territorial acquisitions.  Meanwhile ifc is worth noting thafc  Russia, besides occupying New-  Chwang and capturing Hai Chen,  is already in possession of Chinese  territory on the southern bank of  the Amoor."  Eagles Badly Beaten.  The * Nelson ball team won two  games from_the Eagles of Spokane  on Saturday and Sunday. The  visitors played a very fair game on  Saturday and came within an ace  of winning, but on ��� Sunday they  went completely to~ pieces in the  'first innings, played "the'raggedest  kind of baseball and were defeated  by 10 runs to 1., The opening game  proved to be mosfc interesting because of the gallery finish madeby  the home team, which pulled the  match out of the fire in the ninth  inning, wheu Spokane had a comfortable lead and under ordinary  circumstances had the game won.  Saturday's line-up was as follows:  Eagles���Gilpatrick, shortstop; Ormi-  son, third base; Edwards, second  base; Fawkes, pitcher; Hickey, first  base; Fairweather, center field;  Cryderman, catcher; Copson, right  field; Royce, left field. Nelson���  Houston, catcher; Waters, pitcher;  Rockenfield, shortstop; Eacritt,  second base; Willner, first base;  Worth, third base; Neelands, l'ight  field ;_.McLeod,center-field;���Phair,-  lef fc field.    Dr. Doherfcy, umpire.  The Eagles scored four runs in  the third innings and singles in the  fifth and sixth. Nelson scored  singles in the first, fifth and sixth.  In the home team's end of the ninth  Waters rapped out a home run,  bringing in Phair and Houston,  while Rockenfield scored on a hit by  Eacritt, leaving the tally 7-6 in  favor of Nelson. ������������Owing to the bad  weather the attendance was small  bufc the crowd grew enthusiastic  over the play which landed Nelson  a winner. Weliner pitched the  second game for Nelson with  Waters behind the bat, Houston on  third, Worth on second, and Partridge on first. Cryderman went in  to pitch for the Eagles but was  relieved in the third innings after  Nelson had made ten runs off him.  Ormison occupied the box for the  balance of the game and held Nelson down to six runs. The visitors  were away off color and did not  play anything like as well as on  Saturday. Nelson was in good  form and shut the Eagles out until  the eighth innings, when Capson  managed to get over the plate. The  attendance was about 250.  Capture of New-Chwang Confirmed,  Brussels, August 19.���The Belgian foreign office has received the  following from Tien-Tsin, via Che-  Foo and Shang-Hai, August 18th:  "M. Kettels, Belgian vice-consul,  confirms the report of tho bombardment and capture of New-  Chwaug by the Russians."  Russia the Only Aggressor.  Nkw York, August 19.���Regarding the future of China, Isaac N.  GENERAL ELECTION IS NEAR  Notes on British Politics.  London, August 19.���Though no  official announcement has been  made on the subject, it is now generally accepted that a general election will take place in October.  Both of the great party organizations are busy preparing for the  contest, overhauling their local  machinery and providing themselves with candidates. It is understood thafc unless some very untoward and unexpected event  should occur in foreign affairs  rendering it absolutely undesirable  to disturb the country with a general election, the government will  go to the polls in rather less than  two months from the present time.  It is recognized thafc fche military  operations in South Africa may not  be at an end by that date, but as it  is impossible to predict when the  resistance of the Boer guerrilla  columns will be finally overcome,  the ministry does not think it worth  while to wait for that event, maintaining that at least the issue is  practically decided in favor of  Great Britain, and that what is  now to come is only a part of the  slow process of settling and pacifying the country.  NELSON BOAT CLUB SPORTS  Programme of Events.  A meeting of the committee of  the Nelson Rowing Club was held  in the bank of Montreal on Saturday  evening for the purpose of arranging for the regatta which the . club  will hold next Saturday.   The chief  feature will be the four oared race,  for which five crews are now practicing.   The  talent,  so���far,   have  picked Winter's crew as the winner  of   the   event.     The   programme  includes,   two   events   which    are  novelties in Kootenay, the umbrella  and cigar race and the tournament.  In the former the contestants have  to stop at an appointed place, light  a cigar and put up an umbrella,  and they must pass the winning  post with the cigar alight and the  umbrella up.   The  tournament is  between   canoes, in the stern   of  which the paddler is seated while  in the bows stands a man armed  with a mop, whose object is to wipe  his antagonist off the face of the  canoe into the water.   The whole  affair is aboufc as funny as can be  well imagined.  The events are as follows:  Four bared race, Winter v. Hyslop, 1.30 p. m. ;  Four oared race, Stewart.v. Ford,  2. p. m. 7.*,:-  , Ladies'"   double' "sculIiKg"' "with  gentlemen-cox8wainff,-2.30-p.'m7 . -<  Four oared race,* Perks v. Winner  of the first heat, 3 p.m.  Tandem canoe, handicap, 3.20 p.m.  Final of   four oared race, 4 p. m.  Omnibus race (outriggers barred)  4.20 p. m.  Gentlemen's double sculls, 4.40p.m.  Mixed double sculls, 5 p. m.  Umbrella and cigar race, 5.20 p.m.  Tournament, 5.40 p. m.  Tub race, 6 p. m.  The finishing post for all the  events will be opposite the Nelson  Ice company's piles.  A. H. Buchanan has offered a  prize for the Ladies' double sculling  race, aud the prizes for the other  events will be given by the club.  The winners of the four oared race  will get a set of pewters.  .Competitors are particularly requested to be on hand punctually,  for _o win g_to_the.len gfch.of_the_pro--  gram it will be impossible to get  through unless the contests are  brought off on time.  The entries close today and the  list will be published later. The  events are, of course, only open to  members of the club.  ELECTRIC LJGHTDAM CONE  Details of the Damage. ' :  Nelson had a mild edition of fche -  Johnstown flood on Saturday even-:'  ing, when   the   electric-light dam\-v  burst, allowing the entire contents   "  of the reservoir to rush down.the.?  valley with a roar which startled;��>|  half   the   city.     The   loss of  the''��  reservoir   shut' down    the  poweUj-t  house, and the lighting "system will ���'���$#��  probably  be   disjointed   until :to7-|rf|  morrow night, when the temporary^!  dam  will  be completed  and.,the7^  lights once more in use.. The eityvl&il  will lose somewhat by the-break, j'S  although the dam was being prac-V^I  tically   replaced    to    double' ,tne.^|  capacity of the reservoir.    "   '* ���;;./5,^~if  A man named Williams had an^;$a  extremely narrow escape.   Helived^ff  in a shack at the rear of R. R/Heftf '"'  ley's residence and exactly at..the;/|f|  point    where   the    water'   bursfcj|fl  through.   At the time he was'-eat-^^-1  ing supper.    When the . rush, eame^  his   shack   was   swept away, tli'er^i  roof   torn   off   and Williams 'jiisjb^lj|:  managed to avoid going down ��� the ^f*.  gulch by grasping the limbs of ja'rfifl  tree on the bank. . He', was .batilyifi;#.,  battered and bruised, but thinksC_  himself  lucky  in having:''escapeo!';}j��|  death: , - '   -y.     , V   -^  The dam was being repaired-an"d*2j&i  strengthened. In the course of the-;|^:  work dynamite had been usedjtdj^k  break> boulders, and this is said;to;Tp;  have caused the trouble by looseri��~gf  ing the sand on which the structure>*4>|  was built.   The men quit .work 'afcS-g  o    i ___i r    '     ��� r - Ir-._,*_f?\  whole ofiwhicli^  The greatg^l  5 o'clock on . Saturday evening,* and^'  an hour later the dam went out a'fc^^  the eastern end, where an old chan-^lf  nel of Cottonwood creek ran.- Ohce^l  started the break widened in an ~in-$gtf  stant, -until there was a-gap'of^Oj^l  feefc, through which', thei-.water;^  rushed with a roar."'-   ���   " '.,.; v'^5%*k^|  ���The reservoir is estimated^tJfe4.'"''  have contained about a millionigal  Ions of water, the  was released at once,  -wave passed/through the .gorge>|-p|  leading- to "tli��'flats wliere it: epreftd"4'?r  out and covered most of the .valley.- vif  A party of- club members were playVSf  ing tennis and ran for life when'-;*  they saw and heard the water. [S^i  The big wave entered the Chinese^  laundry oh the flats, piled up- the-v$|  furniture in . a corner and carried-;*^  the porch off the house.'" Ats thej^l  bridge under construction at'; the.^J1  foot of Baker street some damage'  was caused by the washing out of  some 40 feefc of rip-rap work*.;  When the C. P. R. platform was  reached the stream was 75 feefc  wide but no particular damage was  caused in the yards.  The city officials immediately put  men to work by torch light to effect  repairs. The task proved to be a  big one, however, and if the lights  are going tonight it will. be more  than the hundreds of citizens who  visitedtlfeTdam yesterday ever  pected.  *'t'\  ex-  Miscellaneous Mining News.  J. D. Kendal], the well known  mining expert is in the city. He  leaves this morning for the Slocan  to examine the Wakefield mine.  His report will decide whether or  no the property will be started up  again.  Joe Duhamel reports that Paddy  Miles has struck the ledge on the  Paradise, a claim on Eagle creek  between the Poorman and Royal  Canadian, and that it shows up  eight feet wide of free milling  quartz. Mr. Duhamel also states  that he and; partners have struck  the same ledge on their claim, the  Republic, 900 feet lower down. He  says that colors can be panned  anywhere on the ledge.  Pekin on Fire.  London, August 20.���4 a. m.���  Rear admiral Bruce cables the admiralty from Che-Foo, August 19th,  as follows: "Am informed on the  authority of the Japanese that  street fighting still continues in  Pekin, part of which is on fire."  Yang Sa prevented the empress  from leaviug and a last stand is  now being made in the inner city,  which is surrounded by the allies  and is being bombarded.  Fighting Continues in Pekin.  Rome, August 19.���A despatch  from Taku via Che-Foo, August  18fch says " Fighting continues in  the streets of Pekin and the allies  have bombarded the point that is  still resisting. Prince Yung prevents the departure of the empress  dowager."  _______���  " *ik'V*>ijg THE TRIBUTE: KELSON .B. C    OtfDAY AUGUST   201900  Where Do You  Buy Your Shoes?  and  III  ISlf  II  m  $%������, ��������������������� 7  M THE  Are you satisfied with the quality and fit  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.  SHOBISTS  LILLIE BROTHERS  ll  4  ii  Telephones  IS  k  't's  1 "-M  ffl  50c  TO SPOKANE  AND REPUBLIC  Reduction in Long Distance Rates. Use the  Kootenay Lake Company's Lines.  OTHER   HATES   PROPORTIONATELY  LOW.  1  17;  ffl  _^  ?'^3\  1&\  m  1%B  if'B  MB  & *:v.**  KEMP'S PATENT STEAM CEREAL COOKER  m  B  A simple, inexpensive kitchen convenience, useful in one hundred wavs     Sn mnnv  ^r.1.. <ai.v they cannot ent oatmeal, but Kemp's Steam Cereal Cooker helps over the  In ccrpals cooked by this method, the kernels are expanded by the steam  - circulating over them, making them tender, delicate, delicious and rcadiiv  None need deny themselves these nutritious foods if they have them Dronerlv  by steam.  v*.*.  digestible,  cooked.  WEST BAKER STREET,  Nelson, British Columbia.  McLaehlan  Brothers  Successors to the Vancouver Hardwaro Company.  B  i-  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY,  ��Jte QZvOnxtte.  Under date of July 28th, theLon-  The Dunsmuir government made   <?��� Times says:   One of the ear-  .       -   .    .       h��,��-"uouiuittui;   hest questions that will have to be  a mistake in intimating that a com-   settled when tho Australian Com-  | mission would issue for an enquiry   monwealth Act comes into force, is  into the mining-Jaws' of the prov--  the choice and delimitation of the  seat of the future capital of the  federated colonies.   At present it is  united people. It is open to the  members of the Dunsmuir government now to admit that they made  a mistake in announcing their intention to issue such a commission.  It controls the present legislature  solely upon the principle that the  majority shall rule, and this principle has no more recognition in  the legislature than at the polls,  and the electors of the mining districts, without dissent, have declared that there shall be no tinkering with the eight-hour law as it  stands.           Lv dealing with the petition of  the mine-owners for the appointment of a commission to investigate the working of the eight-hour  law, the government at Victoria  should remember that throughout  the districts affected one hundred  signatures could be secured to  a counter petition for every, one  whicli could be secured by  the men who are seeking to  kill the eight-hour law. This  does not show that the people who  favor the present law are afraid of  an investigation. It can only be  taken as an earnest of their determination to head off further trouble  and discord. What they want is a  breathing spell, and they consider  their verdict on the 9th of June  entitles them to it.  Goodwin Smith lias been studying  the present political situation in  Britain and from ib makes the  deduction that the system of party  government is collapsing, and that  the dissolution has begun in the  party of progress. Goldwin Smith  is probably the most advanced  thinker ��� in political economy in  Canada, but he may be very Avide  of the mark. Nevertheless his  finding will receive a great deal of  attention. Tho mere suggestion of  such a collapse opens a wide field  for speculation as to what would  succeed the present system.  AUSTRALIA'S NEW CAPITAL.  ^&m_U&&&imU<&&&Zi:&&5i;&-Z;��:_^�� ���s-^-a-**^*���^���^���a-**^-^-**^**^^^-A-jS'JSA'dvS'^'d^-^. _  ^^^^^^^SP^^^'Sr-^'B'^sp^-s-v >'-^.0.9^^^.9^^ls^^^^^^^^^^^^9i9^9^9^9^^!t  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  iti  to  to  to  to  to  to  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  FRKD  IRVINE & OO.  Special sale of Dress Goods, Millinery, Muslin, Prints, Lawns, Percales, Sateens, and Dimities  We will offer our entire stock of Summer Goods at special prices below cost. Sunshades half  price.    Carpets, Window Shades, Curtains, Oilcloths, and Linoleums at cut-down prices.  FRED  IRVINE <& OO.  ffl  ffl  Wl  -jy-_s'__s ���__*���___ .___  ���iS-0'9'0^9  Xti  ffl  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  iti  to  to  to  iti  iti  ffl  to  M/  d��3^dr2��H�� &_%i&_&&&&&&&&&&sL&--mi___i__y_~i<~���*-*���"���*-0.0.0.0.j_H  "^ *'*"���-���*, ^'^'^'^'^'^-^���^���^^���*^-^-^^^.^.^.^.*T.^.^^.^&&&<  of "giving representatives from  the colonies seats in the house  of commons, which is not only organized on a local' basis, but which  derives its peculiar strength from  the fact that it^holds the "purse-  strings of the United Kingdom. It  is no reproach to those who look  forward to progress, sooner or  later, on the lines of Imperial Federation, that they have not yet  been able to work out a practical  plan with anything like general  assent. This, as Mr. Parkin has  pointed out in his interesting work  on the subject, was precisely the  state of American opinion^ jn that  critical period between the recognition of the independence of the  United States and the adoption of  the federal constitution.  HUGH  \   CAMERON  TO   LET  Furnished house with five rooms, $30 per month.  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON  B.C.  LIFE AND  FIRE   INSURANCE  Honey to loan on tho installment plan.  Great AVest Life Assurance Company.  5000 Shares Molly,Gibson Stock for Sale  ince;   Some people go so far as to  say that the  government having  INCORPORATED 1670.  We Have  Just Opened  The best assorted line of  -Men's and boy's clothing  yet shown in Neleon.  made the mistake should make the  greater mis take.of carrying out the  suggestion contained in the speech  from the throne.    Since that clause  was inserted' in the government's  programme for the session, its members have had a chance to learn  that such a course would not meet  with the approval of a great many  members of the legislature who are  inclined   to   support the . government's general policy.   They have  had a chance to learn that the mere  suggestion of the* appointment of a  commission   is   repugnant   to the  great majority of. the people of the  mining districts.   They have had a  chance to learn that the_appoint^-  All New, Neat  And Nobby  Men's sacque suits, $7 to  $20, of the finest tweeds,  cheviots and worsteds.  Fine English arid Scotch  serges, all wool, $7 to $20.  Must be Closed Out  We are offering bargains  ���right down the line in regatta shirts.  r  s  flaj Store  ment     of    such    a    commission  would be regarded by the people  of the mining districts as a direct  attack   upon the   eight-hour law,  which they are determined shall remain upon the statute book as it  stands.   When the eight-hour law  was passed there was a very wide  difference   of opinion   throughout  the mining districts as to whether  the move was judicious.   For several months after its enforcement  the strife which the new law begot  stagnated business  of every kind,*  but prosperous   times have   come  again, and the people of the mining  districts   now   desire,   above     all  things, to be let alone by legislators  at Victoria.   They have very good  reasons to view with suspicion the  actions of the men who are striving to secure the creation of the commission.   They are men whose hostility to the eight-hour law is known  from one end of the province to  the other.   They are men who" had  the opportunity and the means to  make the eight-hour law an issue in  the recent elections, but they did  not   dare,   and    they, are    now  striving to accomplish through the  means of a commission what they  could not secure with the consent  of the electors.   It is a case of a  few disgruntled individuals setting  their opinion against that of the  understood that, under a provisional arrangement, Sydney is to be  made the headquarters of the governor-general, but it is provided, in  the constitution itself, that the federal 'parliament shall sit at Melbourne until the new seat of government is fixed.  According to the constitution  that rests with the parliament itself. The future capital is to be  placed within territory granted to  or acquired by tbe Commonwealth  as a whole and vested ,in it, of not  less than 100 square miles in area,  situated in the stateof New South  Wales, but distant not less than 100  miles from Sydney.  It is probable that the place  chosen will be on the borders of  New South Wales, close to the Victorian frontier, jand, if. possible,  "within easy reach of both Sydney  and Melbourne. There are no  existing towns in New South Wales  which are of any considerable size.  In fact, the most striking feature in  Australian life is that so large a  part of the population is concentrated in the capitals of the two  larger colonies, both situated on the  sea coast and requiring special protection against naval attack.  The advance which has been  made by the colonies of Australia  in laying the broad foundations of  tlieir local unity brings the question of Imperial Federation within  view as a problem of practical politics. It was impossible to treat it  as such while the units of colonial  strength were too small and scattered to be fairly brought into comparison with the vast mass of the  British empire as a whole or with  the immense population and  wealth of the United Kingdom.  The creation of the Dominion of  Canada constituted one unit large  and compact enough to put in an  emphatic claim for consideration in  imperial politics. The evolution of  the -Commonwealth of Australia  has called into existence another  factor of equal weight and force.  We all look forward now, with  justifiable confidence, to the time  when a third grou}3 of. colonies will  be bound together in South Africa  by a federal tie. When the colonists  choose to ask for it public opinion  in this country will not refuse them  a share in the counsels and   the  responsibilities, the authority and  the dignity, of the empire.   We see  very plainly the immense difficulties j  H. R. CAMERON,  Baker Street; Nelson. Agent and Appraiser.  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  CRATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  THORPE & CO., LIMITED.-Corner Vernon  and: Cedar streots, Nelson, manufacturers  of and wholesalo dealers in aerated waters and  fruit syrups. Sole agents for Halcyon Springs  mineral water.   Tolophone 60.  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  WF. TEETZEL & CO.���Corner Baker and  ��� Josephine streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in assayers supplies. Agents for Denver  Fire Clay Co. of Denver, Colorado.  ~     CIGARS.  KOOTENAY CIGAR MANUFACTURING  . CO.���Corner Baker and Hall streets, Nel  . son,-manufacturers of "Royal Seal" and "Koote  nay Belle" brands of cigars.  COMMISSION ^MERCHANTS.  HJ. EVANS & CO.���Baker street. Nelson  ��� wholesale dealers in liquors, cigars,  cement, fire brick and fire clay, water pipe^and  steel rails, and general commission merchants.  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY Sc CONSTRUCTION COMPANY���Wholesale deal-  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, Alberln.  rpAYLOR" FEED & PRODUCE CO.-Baker  7 li^SS* NeJ?01' (George F. Motion's old  stand). Flour, Feed, Gram,. Hay and Produce.  Car lots a specialty. Correspondence solicited.  Phono 26.  P.  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  BURNS &   CO.���Baker   street.   Nelson,  wholesale doalers in fresh and cured meats.  Cold storage.  GROCERIES        ~~  A MACDONALD & CO.���Cornor Front and  ��� Hall streets, wholesale grocers and  *obbors in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  mackinaws and miners'sundries.  xrOQTENAY SUPPLY  grocers.  COMPANY,. LIMI-  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  ALEX STEWART  _Athabasca_*B47L_shares,_  new   issue,   one  assessment paid.  TOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front street, Nel-  **    son, wholesalo grocers.  PR. STEWART & 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 products.  Y. GRIFFIN & CO.-Front street. Nelson.  , ���  .wholesale ~ dealers   in  provisions,   cured  meats, butter and eggs.  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  H BYERS & CO.-Corner Baker and Josephine  ��� 'streets,; Nelson; wholesalo dealers in hard-  Nelson Saw &  Planing tyi'lls, Limited  Are prepared to furnish by rail, barge or teams  Dimension Lumber, Rough and Dressed  Lumber, Local and Coast Ceiling, Local and  Coast Flooring, Double Dressed Coast Cedar,  Rustic, Shiplap, Stepping, Door Jambs, Pine  and Cedar Casings, Window Stiles, Turned  Work, Rand-sawing, Brackets, Newel Posts,  Turned Veranda Posts, Store Fronts, Doors,  Windows and Glass.  Get prices before purchasing elsewhere  Office Corner Hall ar-d Front Streets  Factory Hall Street Crossing C. P. R. Track  Mills Hall Street Wharf  Kootenay Steam laundry  BIOMBERC & SWEDBEI{G  PROPRIETORS  The only steam  laundry in Nelson employing union labor  A. LARSON, Manager  ware and mining supplies.  Powder Co.  Agents for Giant  ALEX STEWART  APING STOCKS  BOUGHT AND SOLD  Referendum Treasury Stock  Richelieu, 1000 .,-,j; .        .  FOR SALE.  Six-room house, Hume Addition, f850.  A complete set of tinner's tools.  A good shack.  CALL ON  H. A. Prosser  BROKER, WARD STREET  J. E.ANN ABLE  GENERAL BROKER  Three dwelling houses '    sale- on easy terms.  One lot on Stanley street, opposite Royal  hotel, for sale at a bargain.  One seven-roomod house and one three-room  house for ronb.  _.    See ANNABLE  St. JOSEPH'S SCHOOL  NELSON,1 B.C.  A boarding and day school conducted by the  Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. It is situated at  the corner of Mill and Josephine streets in one of  the best residential portions of Nelson, and is  easily accessible from all parts of the city.  The course of study includes the fundamental  and higher branches of thorough English -iuca-  tion: 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,  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY-  Baker St., Nelson, wholesalo dealers in  hardwaro and.mining supplies, and water and  plumbers', supplies. "  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  rpURNER,  BEETON & CO.-Corner Vernon  A   and Josephine'.; streets. Nelson, wholesale  dealers in Uquors, cigawand.dry���goods.~ Agents^  for PabsCTJrewitig Co. of Milwaukee and Calgary Brewing Co. of Calgary.  POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE.  HAMILTON   POWDER  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.  NELSON 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.  WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMITED���Corner Front and Hall streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers In wines (case and bulk,  and domestio and imported cigars.  Charles St. Barbe  Stock and Share Broker  General Agent  E P. Whalley, JI P.  NOTARY PUBLIC  Office with C. W. West & Co., corner Hall and  Baker streets.      .  City office of the Nelson Sodawater Factory.  J. M.JLUDWIC  Manufacturers ��� of '��������� and  dealers in Harness. Pack  and Stock Saddles. Apara-  joes, Collars, Bridles and.  Whips. ��� -'  Nelson Harness Shop  Hall Street, Nelson.  THE ATHABASCA COLD MINE, LIMITED  (In Liquidation.)  C. W. West & Go.   -^CQAliV^- WOODS~^   Hard Coal       <CQ RK I Crow's Nesb     <CC15  Anthracite      *>��. 00 | Coal OO.IU  DBLIVBEHD  AGENTS IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY, Ltd.  No order can be accepted unless accompanied  by cash,  .__  Offloe:- Corner of Hall  and Baker Streets.  TELEPHONE 33.  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Viotoria and Kootenay Streets.  P. O. Box 669. TELEPHONE NO. 5*5  COSTELLO'S EXPRESS  AND TRANSFER  Baggage and 'express moved to any part of the>  city*.  Special attention given to heavy teaming..  Offlce corner Victoria and Ward streets,   "' "  phono 192.      Tele-  W. A. COSTELLO. Managor.  Lethbridge Gait Goal  The best value for the money in the market!  for all purposes.  terms cash     W. P. Tierney, General Agent1  Telephone 147.   Offloe with C. D. J. Christie.  _A._   JEHST STJ��!_A.XX  Contracting Painters, Decorators, Paperhangers,  1 ull line of wall paper, mouldings, etc,  Kalso-  mming and Tinting.   Striotly flrstclasa work.  Estimates furnished.  DR. ALEX FORIN  Office: Houston Block.  ARCHITECTS.  THWART &   CARRIE���Architects.    Rooms 7  XJ   and 8 Aberdeen block, Bakor street, Nelson.  Residence Mill Street,   MTfTOAW    X_   r��  Opposite School House  aaLO\3LHt Dm \j-  SHARE   CAPITAL   ��200,000.  To tiik Canadian SiiAitKiioi-DEKS:  Special resolutions for liquidation and reconstruction wero passed at an Extraordinary General Meeting, held on the 18th of May last, and  confirmed at a further meeting on tho 5th Juno  last, and in conformity therewith, a;new com-*  pany has been registered under the name of The  Athabasca Gold Mine, Limited, having a capital .  of ��100,000 in ordinary shares of ��1 each.  I give notico that the agreement for the transfer of tho assets of-the' old company, to' the new  company, which was submitted to and approved -  by tho said Extraordinary General Meeting, has  now been executed and is dated the 18th June,  1900. Holdors of shares in tho old "company aro  entitled to claim as of right, an allotment of one  share in the new company, with ) 7s. per share  credited' as having;been paid up thereon, for  ovory two shares held by them or to which they  wore entitled in the old company, providing they  agree 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  I, which they aro ontitled to apply for, and which  ' must be received here and bo in my hands, together with the Is. per share payable on application not later than 18th August, 1900. Sharehold- -  ers who do not make application by thisdate wil ,  lose all their interest' in. the company.. Holders..  of dollar sharesvbf "the~Athttbasca Gold Mining  Company, Limited Liability, who have not converted "their script into ��1 sterling shares of tho  Athabasca Gold Mine, Limited,;-which is now in  liquidation, aro advised to send these promptly  to this office for conversion, thatthey may receive  tho necessary blanks in timo to comply with tho  - above notice and so retain their interest in the  property. E.NELSON FELL, Manager.  TEADES   UNIONS.  NELSON MINERS' UNION NO. 98, W. F. of  M.���Meets in miners' union rooms, northeast corner Victoria and Kootenay streets, every  Saturday evening at 8 o'olock. Visiting members welcome. M. R. Mowatt. President. James  Wilkos, Seoretary. Union Scale ok Wades  for Nelson District���Per shift, machino  men, $3.50: harameremen miners, $3.33; muckers,  carmen, shovelcrs and other underground laborers, $3.00. ''������"���."������..  TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.-The rogu-  lar meetings of the Nolson Trades and Labor  Counoil will be held in the miners' union hall,  corner of Victoria and Kootenay streets, on the  first and third Thursday of oach month, ab  7.30 p. m. G. J. Thorpe, President. J. H. Matho-  son, Seoretary.  THE regular meetings of the Carpenters' Union  are held on Wednesday evening of each  week, at 7 o'clock, in tho Minors' Union hall corner Victoria and Kootenay streets. R. Robinson, President.  James Colling, Secretary.  BARBERS' UNION.-Nelson Union, No. 196, of  the International Journeymen Barber's Union of_America, meets_ every first anoVthird Mon-  the International Journeymen Barber's Un-  of America, meets every first and third Monday of eaoh month in Miner's Union Hall, corner  of Victoria and Kootenay streets,  sharp,  attend.  J. H,  ville, Secretary,   kUUVUUU/       DU1CUUO.      &U     OaOU      U*IIla  Yisiting  brothers cordially invited to  Matheson, President.  W. S. Bel-  fo  FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES.  NELSON LODGE, NO.23, A.F.& A.M.  Meets second Wednesday in eaoh month.  Sojourning brethren Invited.  Tuesday evening at 8 o'olock,  cordially invited to attend.  J. A. Paquette, K. cf R. fe S.  Visitinir Knights  F.J.Bradley. CO.;  O  ENGINEERS.  HARLES PARKER-  glneer.  West Baker  Mining and -mining en-  ��� streot. Nelson.  NELSON L. O. Ij, No. 1692. meets in I. O. O. F.  Hall, corner Baker and Kootenay streets,          of    1st and 3rd Friday  brethern cordially invited.  BRICKLAYERS AND MASONS' UNION.  The Bricklayers and Masons' International  Union No. 3 of Nelson meets second and. fourth  Tuesdays in each month at Miners Union hall.  J. W. Etcher, president; Joseph Clark, recording  and corresponding secretary.  LABORERS' UNION.-Nelson Laborers' Protective Union, No. 8121, A. F. of L., meets in  Fraternity Hall, Oddfellow's block, corner of Ba-  ' *Koc' --    -  of L., meets in  er of Ba-  , jyevening  at i :30 p.m. sharp. Visiting members of the Ameri-  each month.   Visiting  R. Robinson, W. M.  W. Crawford. Recording-8eoret8,ry.   NELSON MRIE, Number 22, Fraternal Order  of Eagles, meets every second and fourth I ���    _v_, meets every Wednesday  Wednesday, ineach month  In   fraternity Hall. J Elliot block, cornor Baker and Stanley streets, at  Visiting brethren welcome.  W. GosnelL Presl f 8 o'clock.  J. D. ~"    dealt. Charles Prosser, Socretaxy. Lean, Decretory  can Federation cordially mvited to atten"d. A. W.  McFee, President. Percy Shackelton, Secretary.  ELSON PAINTERS' UNION���The regular  meeting of the   Painters'  Union is held  the first and third Fridays in each month at Miners' Union hall at 7:30 sharp.   T.O. Skatbo, President; Will J. Hatch, Secretary.  PLASTERERS'  UNION���The O. P. I. A. No.  ���*���    172, meets every Wednesday evening in the  nor Baker and Stanley streets, at  Mover, president; Donald Mc-  -   'I  j>  -  s:  Ite&ie*:5*a:'-*i*^  fcSStV-r*^**- '^^yf_^^~_t^i_^_i-^___-_Sz  _________"**? ^��^i��*^^-=*Sw^^')iatefc^U*'iir��it^;.  T7^':V{-^-.\':-.^A*->,jw.,i.(,^t;,v..  .-���;>������;-  ,.*v7l7-J5;?*?T.*.''-*T*-*'-*',r'.  ������'j���IT:--n.'*-*?rtr-,;-!Vi.j  ;. jrv^-i ^i;",(, ^-vv^jr;^ __&___i________^________________^^  ���.______Z__f_B____*__~___^  moTrmirrm_m_  THE TRIBUNE:. OT1LS0N B. C, MONDAY; AUGUST 20, 1900  - - /" -- - '<.'__,  ^ �����$  Uf  tit  tii  Jtii  Mi  \iii  hit  Kii  \iii  xa  tii  '&_  *'^7  DRINK  ti,  \tii  [tii  Kit  Itii  IIEIDSIECK'd  wa  tii  tii  m  iii  to  iii  Hi  to  tii  to  to  m  to  K_-  I *^__Wm_.    '  tit  tii  til  tii  tii  tit  tii  tit  xa  tii  xa  til  til  til  tii  tit  tii  tit  tii  tii  xa  til  til  tii  til  tii?  ��� m  : m  M  i_:i  -7-tJ  :>*_iii  v 451  "-. t :���������';--wm  ��� '!*-s��'-*=tji  y:^%M  . ;.~v 7��l*C  "��� - ���   t'\��-r_\**<_  '."  ^~?&ffl  ��� ~"   .     *> >B*3r  "- *���*������';*���'?&,  ''.V-.'-;^t5��^  ."-'&-*;*��??*&,  -     '.-Vr-'ivE^ai  7~.->~.7;;*f|  ��� * -'if.: isteffl  .- ������ ���- ,_$m\  .'.'**' \*&��\  -" 1 '��� "i'-JSs".!  ;'.7#  7 -' {Jitl  ; .   "-'*'.s*��|  -.' i'   . .-j_'iJ.M  .'���.',������ ,!'?:?%  '���    \~'i<$3_  ���''-ter'K^I  - ��� , iV-VWl  .;���-;��� y&$s\  '/���'- 77s?r'M  .7\c_-' -iy.ttk; [  -. j . . ,    ..-*. .  y , --'-';���?''-:; I  ��� ____W* ______�� *  . ��� *E ��� *& ��� *LW. ��� '  1AM OP MONTBEAL  CAPITAL. aU paid up....$12,000,000.00   .  BEST      "7,000.000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80  Jord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  ���on. George A. Drummond Vice-President  S. Clouston '. Goneral Manager  NELSON BRANCH,  Corner Baker and Kootenay Streots.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  ���Branches In London (England) New York,  Ihicaqo, and all the principal cities in Canada.  |Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  l.-ansfors. ,.���,._  [Grant  Commercial  and  Travelers   Credits,  Mailable in any part of tho world.  (Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Eto.  havings Bank Branch  CURRENT RATE OF INTEREST PAID.  THE   CAMPAIGN   REVIEWED.  John A. Ewau, the Globe corres-  ondent in   reviewing   the   South  African campaign   says:    In   the  rst stages of it there was a little  ���linage���-in the attempts to reach  I'iaiberley and Ladysmith.   But as  fooii," or almost as soon, as   lord  ��� obeits    arrived   all    this     was  'hanged.   He took the measure of  '.ie j enemy accurately, and he appears to have decided that iu order  j... accomplish all that was neces-  iry no   great killing need   take  i'lace.    The test of   subordinate's  uece3S' has been his casualty list,  j wo things the field marshall was  ire of, namely, that the enemy  '-ould not attack, and that as soon  |* his paths of retreat were threat-  lied lie would run.   The situation,  deed, was that the Boers had one  1 vantage���the choice of positions;  ��� id the British another���numbers,  ord Roberts used his numbers so  ���to neutralize the enemy's advan-  [tge.   When he was found to have  'iken up a strong post in his native  Ijpjes the. frontal attack was only  developed sufficiently to ascertain  ith   measurable accuracy  where  aie enemy was and how he could  ���jfest be   outflanked.   Then,   while  lie troops in front kept him busy  inother strong body of   mounted  lien, already advancing well out to  |';he right or   left, swept  in   and  !ireatened him in the flank or rear,  louring   the   night   he   invariably  '���ekked.     Whereupon the British  |ommander with his terror-inspir-  |ig wings resumed his victorious  parch.   There was more carnage in  THE BANK OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and  Letters,of Credit on Skaguay, D". S.,  Atlin, B. C, and Dawson City, N. W. T.  almost any one of the big battles of  the American civil war than during  the whole eight months' campaigning in South*Africa.r  On the part of the public there  has been a ladylike aversion to the  effusion of blood that is significant  of much. . Lord Roberts_has_shared:  in this feeling to the full. His first  anxiety about every engagement is  as to the casualties. Is this due to  the altruistic and humane spirit  that is more and more informing  the modern world. Is the time  come when the minds of men will  revolt at a Gettysburg or a Gravel-  lotte with their windrows.of slain ?  Magersfontein, with about 100 killed and 800 or 900 wounded, imparted a shock to the English-speaking world. But what was it compared with Badajos, where the  English lost 3500 men, the whole  slaughter taking place in a space  less than 100 yards square: after  Waterloo 35,000 human beings lay  dead or wounded on the field; at  Albuera there were but 1800 un-  wounded out of 0000 British soldiers. The 3rd B"ffs went into that  battle 24 officers and 750 rank and  file, and at roll-call next morning  there were but five officers and 35  men. And these figures, ghastly as  they are, are dwarfed into insignificance by the records of the American civil war and the Franco-German war. Or is it that it was felt  that the occasion had not come for  such sacrifices���that Britain's South  African possessions could be preserved and increased without immolation on a colossal scale? The  two considerations probably united  in recommending the policy that  was adopted. Certain it is that the  repugnance. to carnage which has  grown with the moral growth of  civilisation would make . it very  difficult to begin or carry on a war  in which the conscience of a nation  was not warmly enlisted. The reputed wiline3s of the Boer president fell short when he arrayed this  Imperial Bank of Ganada  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital Authorized  Capital Paid up  Rest ���_  82,500.000  $2,458,603  $1,700,000  D. R. Wilkie, General Manager.  E. Hay, Inspector.  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker Street  J. M. LAY, Manager.  powerful factor against him. Had  he stubbornly held to the position  that he refused to allow the inher-  nal affairs of his state to be interfered with from without, and compelled the British government to  take up the [offensive, the hands of  -the-aggressbrs^would���have���been-  tremendously weakened. As it was,  he united mother country and colonies and isles of the sea by his impudent ultimatum and invasion, of  British territory. He fatuously  shifted the question from whether  we had a right to interfere in the  domestic affairs of a foreign state  to whether we were strong enough  to hold our South African possessions. And we are answering him  in a most unmistakable way.  Chaffee's Eecord.  A veteran of the civil and Spanish-American wars is major-general  Adna Romanza Chaffee, commanding the United States forces in  China. He was born at Orwell,  Ohio, April 15th, 1842, and educated at the public schools. He entered the army July, 1861, and'  served as private, sergeant, and  first sergeant in the Sixth Cavalry  until May, 1863, when he became  second lieutenant. He rose step by  step,    attaining    a      lieutenant-  DISSOLUTION   OF   PARTNERSHIP.  Notice is hereby given that the partnership  heretofore existing between Edward C. Cordingly and A. W. Purdy, carrying on business as  Furniture Dealers, in the City of Nelson, under  the name, style and ilrm of the Nelson Furniture  Company, has this day been dissolved by mutual  consent. Biohard W. Day of Nelson, B. C��� accountant, has been appointed receive.- to wind  up the affairs of tho firm, to whom all.accounts  duo the firm must be paid, and all claims against  the firm should be sent.  Witness: E. C. CORDINGLY,  W. A. GALLiHER. A. W. PURDY.  Dated this first day of August, A. D. 1900, at  the City of Nelson.  DISSOLUTION   OF   PARTNERSHIP  Notico is hereby given that the partnership  heretofore subsisting between Frank Campbell &  George William Bartlett. in the business of the  Clark Hotel on Josephine street, Nolson, is dissolved from this date. All accounts due to tho  firm aie to be paid to George William Bartlett,  who will pay all debts and carry on the business  as heretofore.  Dated 19th July 1900.  colonelcy in 1890. He was  breveted first-lieutenant in 1803  for gallantry at Gettysburg, Captain in 1865 for gallantry at Din-  widdie Court House, Virginia, - major in 1868 for gallantry in an engagement with Comanche Indians  on Paint Tree Creek, Texas, and  lieutenant-colonel in 1800 for gallantry in action against Indians in  Texas and Arizona. He. was appointed in May, 1898, a ;brigadier-  general. He served in the Santiago campaign, and in July of the  same year was promoted to major-  general. He was stationed" in Havana in 1899.  Contpaetors-and Boilders  WILL DO WELL TO'  Buy Their Lumber  AT  G. 0. Buchanan's  A large stock of Urst-class dry material on  hand, also a full line of sash, doors, mouldings,  turned work, eto. m  Factory Work a Specialty  Yard:  Foot of Hendryx street, Nelson  Telephone. 91    Jo^f!   Rae,  Ag6flt  Palace N|eat fVJarl^et  Headquarters  for all kinds of  Fresh and Cured Meats.  A feature will be made of the poultry and  gamo trade. They will always be on band during their season.  J. L. PORTER, Prop.  169 Josephine St., between Bakor and Vernon  Telephone 139.  H D. ASHCROFT  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing promptly attended to by a  flrst-oT'ws wheelwright.  Special attention given to all kinds of repairing and custom work from outside points.  Shop:  Hall Sb.. between Baker and Vernon.  NOTICE   OF   DISSOLUTION.  Notice is hereby given that tho partnership  formerly existing between Gus NeJasn and John  Lindblad, lessees of tho "(Hue Pot" sjloon, Nelson, has this day been dissolved. All claims  against the said firm must bo sent to Mr. NcHon.  who will continuo to carry on the business.  Witness: JOHN LINDBLAD.  R.S. LBVNIE. GUS  NELSON.  Dated at Nelson this Uth day of August,  A. V., 1900. *  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors   ��  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring  local and coast.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber   of all kinds.  IF WHAT YOU WANT IS NOT IN STOCK  WE WIM, MAKK IT FOR TOV  CALL AND GET PRICES.  J. A. Sayward  HAIX AND LAKE STREKTS, NKLSON  Porto Rico Lumber Co.  (LIMITED)  COIWKR OF  HENDttYX AND VEIINON BTREETS  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in  StocK-  We carry a complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  Porto Rico LumberCo. Ltd,  NOTICE   TO   OABPENTEES.  A resolution was passed at a meeting of the  Carpenters Union last night to the effect that no  union carpenters are to work on jobs where tho  shingling is sublet. The resolution takos eflect  from August 2nd.        Jamks Collino,  Kecording Secretary.  POUNDKEEPEB'S   NOTICE.  Notice is horeby givon that I havo caused to  ho impounded one grey horse, aged, 14} hands.  Owner can havo same by payiii��chargofl_.  %,  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 aL  Mr. Squire's old patrons and  get a share of the general  trade. I am now prepared  to show the latest styles in  all lines of spring goods.   A   special_line_on_hand_at$25  per suit. All. other lines at  low rates. None but Union  labor employed.  E. Skinner  Neelands' Building, Baker Street.  FRED J. SQUIRE. Manager.  Arthur Gee  MERCHANT  TAILOR  Removed to Baker Streot, opposite the Queen's  SMOKE  ROYAL SEAL  AND  KOOTENAY BELLE  CIGARS  UNION MADE  Kootenay Cigar Mfg. Co.  NKLSON, BRITISH OOLUMBI..  fyadden House  Baker and Ward  Streets, Nelson  The only hotel In Nelson that h*a remained  under one management since 1890.  The bed-rooms are well furnished and lighted  by electricity.  The bar Is always stocked by the best dom i-  Mo and Imported liquors and oigan.  THOMAS MADDEN. Proprietor.  SLOGAN JUMCTIOfl HOTEL  J. H. McMANUS, Manager  Bar stocked with best brands of wines, liquors,  and Cigars. Boor on draught. Large comfortable rooms, first-class table board.  AMERICAN  AND  EUROPEAN  PLANS  ���'.'���7^1  - -' a? i  ' in *- <-r 1  MEALS   25    CENTS  ROOMS LIGHTED BY ELECTRICITY  AND HEATED BY STEAM  35 CENTS TO fl  ' -SI  321 to 331 Baker Street, Nelson.  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER STREET. NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heat-  ed with Hot Air.  Large comfortable bedrooms and  flrsb-clase  dining-room. Sample rooms for oommerolal men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  fyrs. E. C. Clarke, Prop.  LATE OS1 THE ROTAL HOTEL, CALGARY  EVERY   DAY  AT  THE  Club Motel  BIG   SCHOONER  Beer or Half-and-half only  FRESH  10c  COOL  The only good Boer, in Nelson  E. J. CURRAN, Prop.  Corner Stanley and Silica Streets.  To Mine Managers and Ora Shippers.  W. Pollew Harvey, K. C. S., assayer in charge  of tho provincial government assay ofllce. will  act as shippers' representative at any Coast  smolter, to receive, weigh, sample.and check  pulps and to generally look after the interests of  the miners. Terms mado on the basis of tonnago  handled. Apply for particulars to him at  Vanoouver. B. Cf.  NOTICE.  The Nelson Tinners' Union having   secured  the support of their employers; have agreed to  adopt the nine hour day, commencing August 1.  All Union tinners will please accept this notice  (Sgd.        WM. PARIS, Sec  :-y:-/'~_\yyy.--.\'\y>^ f ^*-^^e^^ww^iVB THE TRIBUNE: NELSON, B. C,'MONDAY AtJGtTST 20 1900  ���a 3;  S- #  fe��-  ���SMS  ���1ft  h*$  l-rf-g ���  m  m  {���$'  *f'*  J ****'   *  to.  It/*-*    '  I;  if  felt;  .Is; -  fee  l';.'-  p  N  V'li  1-1 >  lf*k  It;,  k.  13  lis55 ,  "3  J;  ir.  ill  Ir*  I  li  Queen Victoria Cfaoeolate^s  THE  BEST  OILST  THE  MAEKET  SOLID   03STX/3T  B"ST  60   CE3STT   BOXES  W. F. Teetzel & Co.  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, in eludings Christy's celebrated hard hats, which we are selling at prices to suit  everybody.    The Nelson  Clothing House  uf  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  iti  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  W,  . i_U___:___:___:___:___:___:___:S__S_bi__:___: ���-S,-a,^'S-'-S,ft,a',T8'i&,^'-iS"> i  fffSi *t~. <S- ^ C. "ST- ^. ^. ^. ^. ST. ^- .0-0'0.0-0.0.0.0.0-0.0-^.^1  AFTER ALL IS SAID  It is the house and the extent and merit of its lines upon  which so much depends. All the advertising one can do will  not give merit to inferior goods. We are careful, first to procure reliable articles, then advertise them as such, and back up  our "ad" with our reputation.  Our fall stock is now coming in daily, which we invite you  all to come and inspect.  We are sticking to the plain, hard, old method of merit.  The steadily. increasing business that is coming here from  every part of the Kootenays shows it. Then you'll stay  with u9.. "  Our Watch and Jewelry department has no equal in the  Kootenays. We guarantee all work done to be< first-class.  Mail.and express orders promptly attended to.'  ffl  ffl  ffl  to  to  to  to  iti  iti  to  to  to  to  to  ffl  ffl  ffl  to  ffl  ffl  to  ffl  ffl  JACOB DOVER, The Jeweler  ft       _Zt_ZtZt-Zt&&&mZ._Zt~Zt&tC,��  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  MJ  OUR TEAS AND COFFEE  1 Are well known all over and have achieved for themselves a reputation which will stand, as their quality cannot be surpafsed.  escaped from its pen yesterday and  took a stroll on Baker street. It  climbed into the window of Joe  Howson's fruit store and was  devouring California grapes and  pears when the hotel people arrived  on the scene.  The rifle association did not  shoot on Saturday. The supply of  Lee-Enfield ammunition ran out a  few days ago and the additional lot  ordered has been delayed.  John J?. Pi'oom, the recently  appointed custbmsofficer at Waneta  was married on Saturday night to  Mrs. Armstrong, of Greenwood.  The ceremony was performed in the  Phair hotel parlor by Rev. William  Munroe in -the presence of a few  friends.]  S. H. Nolan, P. Paddock and  Walter Bennett, of P. Burns & Co.'s  staff, returned yesterday from a  fishing excursion to Bonnington  Falls. They brought home 36 of  the finest trout whicli have come  into the city this year. ��The lot  weighed 49 pounds, ranging in size  from three pounds down. The  catch was taken in two and a half  hours.  The chemical engine of the Nelson^ re department was shipped by  the Chicago manufacturers on Monday last.  The officers and executive of the  athletic association, meet tonight in  office of the president, Dr. LaBau,  to transact business of importance.  The canvass: for funds has been  very successful, and active steps  towards placing the organization  on a live basis will probably be  taken this week.  C. Cook, manager of the Standard bank at Brantford, Ont., is  registered at the Hotel Phair. Mr.  Cook will spend a short time in the  country looking into private business interests here.  Ilev. Dr. Du Val, who has been  acting pastor for St. Paul's church  for the past month, leaves today for  his home in Winnipeg. He will be  accompanied as far as Revelstoke  by James Lawrence. Rev. Mr.  Greer, Silica street, will supply St.  Paul's pulpit for the next three  Sundays.   Story Was a Fake.  Paris, August . 19.���Dispatches  from Ostend assert that there is no  no foundation for the report that  an attempt has been made there  upon the life of the shah of Persia.  AND AMATEUR  PHOTOGRAPHERS'  SUPPLIES OF  ALL KINDS.  mat MM  k BOOK CO.  nelson, b. c.  THE WESTERN MERCANTILE COMPANY. Ltd.  Bakep Street. GROCERS. Nelson, B. C  J'CZ>'C=>'C  M.  B  B  B  %������  ���'OBTJT'-'  HUME ADDITION  LOTS  GAMBLE & O'REILLY, Agents  1 ----------  m*  M  \^  ASK YOUR GROCER FOR THE CELEBRATED  ({oiled  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.  Don't Imbibe Snakes . . .  Lots of them In the city water.  Get one of our filters  on trial.  Prices 40 cents, $1.25 and $1.75.  OPPOSITE POSTOFFICE.  STRACHAN  BROTHERS.  DEBENTURES  FOR SALE  Tlio Cily of Nelson. British Columbia, 1ms authorized the issue ot debentures for the following  purposes:  $15,000 for extending the Water-  . Works System..  $15,000 for extending the Electric Light System.  $20,000 for extending the Sewer  System.  $20,000 for Street Improvements.  _$_6,000^for_a-Road-!Vlaking-Plant.  These debentures aro dated October 1st, 1900,  run for twenty years, bear four per cent interest  (payable .semi-annually), and will be issued in  denominations of one thousand dollars. Interest  and principal payablo at the Bank* of Montreal,  Nelson. The assessed value of real esiate in  Nelson is Sl.217,000, and of improvements8818,000;  total 92,005,000. Tho population i.s 6000. Tenders  for those debentures will bo received by the undersigned up to 12 o'clock ' noon on Saturday,  Soptcmbor loth, I'm.  JOHN HOUSTON, Mayor.  Nolson. B. C, Jo.lv 21th. 1800.  Superfluous Hairs  Permanently Bemoved  by the Electric Needle  THE OOSTL-Z" CTJ_Et____  Lady   operator���graduate electrician,  few weeks at the Hume Hotel, room 15.  For a  HICHEST REFERENCES.  CURE CU/\RANTEED.  CITY LOCAL MEWS  Last Friday Nick Oates, who is  running a machine at the Poorman  mine, met with painful but not  fatal injuries. While placing the  n>achine in position he fell from the  staging, a distance of over 8 feet,  and  lit   on the top of his head.  Oates is doing nicely at present.  Colonel Jack Bgan, night editor  of the Rossland Miner, paid a visit  to The Tribune office yesterday.  The colonel is on his way home  after spending a week's vacation in  the Boundary country.  One  of the Hume Hotel bears  Kootenay   Coffee   Co.  NELSON, B.C.  Coffee roasters and dealers In Tea and Coffee.  Offer fresh roasted coffee of best quality as  follows I  Java and Arabian Macha, per pound......9  10  Java and Mocha I.'lond, S pounds..  1 00  Flno Santos, 1 pounds  1 00  Santos Blend, 5 pounds  1 00  Our Special Blend. C pounds  1 00  Our Bio Roasb, & pounds  1 00  A faial order solicited.  Salesroom 2 doors east  of Oddfellows blook. West Baker street.  MONEY TO LOAN  ON  AT 7 PER CENT  BUSINESS PROPERTY  Apply O. L. LENNOX, Solicitor, Nelson B. C  \&<  ���  L*av  Ti*-  Auctioq Sale  HOUSEHOLD  FURNITURE.  Acting under instructions  from Cecil Ward, Messrs.  Charles A. Waterman & Co.  will offer for sale the whole of  the household furniture and effects contained in Mr. Ward's  residence on Kootenay street,  next to Crickmay Hospital,  on the afternoon of  WEDNESDAY /\ND THURSDAY,  August 22nd and 23rd.  This sale will present an  excellent opportunity for those  desiring to secure handsome  furniture and furnishings.  Among the articles to be sold  are:  Antique! Furniture.  Table and Household Linen  Dinner Service  Breakfast Service.. r  Tea and coffee, services  Venetian Glassware  Handsome Pictures  Flower Vases  Axminster and Turkish Carpets  Heavy English Curtains  Valuable Collection of China  The house was but recently furnished, and everything  containedrtherein is practically  new. .  Two afternoons will be devoted to the sale commencing  at 2 o'clock each day.  C. A. Waterman & Go.   ___.-crc-CX02-T-_z_m_=.__i   Calgary Bottled Beer  Pccond to none on the market.   For salo by the  single bottle, the dozen or the barrel.  Nelson Wine Company.  Telephone!��.     Frank A. Tamblyn, Manager.  iuniltniiiii.Wmii'niiiiini.miminimTr  JUST   ARRIVED  , A Car Load of  Allen's Apple Cider.  THORPE & CO.  ltTil;mnTTiTTmTiTTiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiTni,.in,j  R. REISTERER & CO.  BREWERS AND BOTTLERS 0��  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  ESTABLISHED 1892  H.   BYERS   Sc  HARDWARE  CO.  ESTABLISHED 1892  Garden, Mill,  Steam  Hose.  Crucible  Cast Steel  6-16 to 1-in. in  and Suction  Wire  Rope  stock.  Leather and  Rubber Belting.  Sheet, Square and Round Rubber  Flax and Garlock Packing  Pipe Fittings, Brass Goods, Rails  Black and Galvanized Sheet Iron  Soft Steel Plates  1-8, 3-16 and 1-4 x 72, 96 and 120  Agents���Truax Ore Cars, Giant Powdor, and Metropolitan Fuse, etc.  H. BYERS & CO.  NELSON  KASLO  SANDON  HOTEL   ARRIVALS.  PHAIR.���Miss Chrisi.io. Vancouver; Jamci S.  Heed. Portland. Or : V. Hilliard, Kossland; C. J.  Kottvlo, Kaslo; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dundee,  Kossland; K. 1"). Carter. H. M. Carter. Wallace.  Idaho; J. 1). Kendall, London, Kmr.: C. Cook,  Brantford, Ont.; O. R. Becker, Spokane; lt. H.  Jameson, Victoria; K. (J. Pardee, Lethbridge,  Alberta.  I1V.IK.~C. M. Keefo, Fort Pteele; J. A. Gram,  Portland. Or.; J. K. firth, San Francisco; D. It.  Young, Itossland; C. Kenton, Mexico; F. N.  Dodd and wife, Spokane; J. M. Martin, Kossland; F. L. Boris, St. Louis, Mo.; A. Hlckling,  Kossland.  QUEKN-S.���W. K. J. BoylP, Detroit; C. C.  Brown, Kossland; K. A. Kolman. Alamo; J. L.  Kane, Erio; Hector McLarty; Ymir.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Wanted���By a young man, situation of any kind. Used to wholesale liquors, also  care of live stock and livery business. Apply  II. B., Tribune office.  Lost���Friday morning on Carbon  ate street, a sofa cushion. Finder kindly leave  word at Tribune otllce.  Wanted���First    October,    small  furnished or unfurnished cottago. Apply, stat  ing rent, location, and whothcr with water and  sewer connection, to X. P. O." Box J.  To sell or lease���the best hotel in  Phoenix    Apply box 21, Phoenix, B.C.  To Let���Five-roomed house; $10  per month.   Apply at Nelson Bazaar.  Nursery Stock���Fruit and Ornamental���Over 700 acres. Orders close September  loth for fall delivery. Get your orders in. H. H.  Avery, 221 Carbonate street, Nelson, is our repre-.  sontativc for tho Kootenays. Stone & Wellington, Toronto, Ontario..-'  Hack calls left at the- Pacific  Transfer barn on Vernon street. Telephone  call 3d.  W. REINHARD, M. D.  _j  General Practice.  SPECIALTV:   Kyc,   Ear  and   Nose.  Oflicc:   Baker Street, near  Fraternity Hall.-  Telephone No. il.   '  We have a few pieces of silver plate suitable for presents.  They are of the best quality  and we are offering them at  reduced prices.  T. H. BROWN  JEWELER  178 Baker Street  Nelson, B. C.  NELSON TENT AND  AWNING-FACTORY  The best equipped establishment in British Columbia for turning out  all kinds of canvas goods.  ^eu?e��ntortttU     Brewery at Nelson  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.  THEOi.tyADSO/j, Proprietor.  Bilker Street, Nelson.  ESTATE   OF  JAMES   KELLY.  In the matter of the estate of James ICelly, late  Sf tho Citv of Nelson, In the county of Kootenay,  rovinco of   British   Columbia,  livery  stablo  . cepor, deceased.  Notice is hereby given pursuant to tlio "Trustees and Executors Act" of the Revised Statutes  of tho Provinco of British Columbia, 1807, Chapter 187, that all creditors and others having  claims against the estate of the said James Kelly,  who died on or about tho 18th day of October,  1899, are roquired, on or before tho 1st day of November, 1900, to send by post prepaid or deliver  to Messrs. Taylor Sc Hannington, of the City of  Nelson, aforesaid, solicitors of Richard W. Day,  of the City of Nelson aforesaid, the administia-  tor of the real and personal effects of the said deceased, or to said Richard AV. Day, their Christian and surnames, addresses and descriptions,  the full particulars of their claims, the state'}  ment of their accounts and the nature of the securities, if any, held by them.  And further take notice that after such last  mentioned date the said administrator will' proceed to distribute the assets of the deceased  among the parties entitled thereto, having regard only to the claims which ho shall then have  notice, and the said administrator will not bo  liable for tho said assets or any part thereof to  any person or persons of -whose claims notice  shall not have been received by him at the time  of such distribution.  TAYLOR & HANNINGTON,  Solicitors for Richard W. Day, administrator  for James Kelly, deceased.  Dated the Uth day of August, 1900.  NOTICE.  Tho matter of the co-partnership of Kelly &  Steeper of Nelson, B. C, liverymen.  Ali persons having  ncrship of Kelly & Steoper above named or the  claims against the co-part-  .  ..    jcoper above named or the  said lively stable business as carried on under  the name of Kelly & Steoper aro requested to  hand forthwith to Richard W. Day, their names  the name of Kelly & Steoper aro requested to  hand forthwith to Richard W. Day, thei  and full particulars of their said claims.  TAYLOR & HANNINGTON.  Solicitors for Richard W. Day, Administrator.  Refrigerators  Prices from $10 to $30  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPAN  te^T- ^ ��� ����� C-^' �������� ��r��'S5- -!?��� ^ 5^  Xif  to   185 Bakep Street.  ffl  to  'S'S,___'^-7_i'__t-2_r-Z_t'__t-__}-iS,>-\  ���0-0-9-9-0-9-9-9-9-9-9:^.^  Telephone IO.  ffl  to  KIRKPATRICK  & WILSON.  ffl  iti  iti  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  to  ffl  ffl  We have removed our place of business  for the next few months to the old Burns  shop, next to the Nelson Hotel, where we  ffl   hope to see all our old customers and many ffl  ffl   new ones.   Give us a call. ffl  ffl                        �� ffl  ffl                                       ffl  ffl          KIRKPATRICK & WILSON f.  ffl to  to   Telephone IO                185 Bakep Street to  W._                                                                             -m  '���^���^'t__\-_-t_t'^-^-_-^-^-_-_f^       ���'    0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-^r^.  ���9S?9?9?9f9?9?9i__V9r9?9!9:      ^^ST^:<ar��r:*5:Sf:srC:^sv-  PROSPECTORS  Car Load of Lake of tha  Woods Flour Has Just  Been Received.  Cheapest Place in Nelson to Outfit  Houston Block.  Telephone 161.  P. O. Box 176.  JOHN A. IRVING & CO.  Kootenay Electric Supply & Construction Co., Ltd.;  Electric Fixtures Electric Fans  Medical Batteaies  Nelson, B. C.  HOUSTON BLOCK,  CORNER BAKER AND JOSEPHINE STREETS.  m  ^_  .<_?.,__>.  \_\.  m-f  %  Wj-  We have sold 75 per cent of all the  Portland Cement  ^i  Fire Brick Fire Clay  and Sewer Pipe  USED IN KOOTENAY  Just received carload Dominion Ale and  (PINTS AND QUARTS)  Dominion White Label Ale (pints and quarts),  the finest Ale brewed in Canada.  Dominion Bulk Ale (15 gallon';'kegs)  Teacher's Scotch Whiskey is still the best.  Porter  This is?  M  <$H  H. J. EVANS & CO.  m  P. Burns & Co  Hkad Office at  7    NELSOTT, B. 0.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats!  Markets at   Nelson,   Rossland,   Trail,   Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, Nov j  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  ���way, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded)  ���������������������^���������������������^���     ftm -���!��������������� ���!���    ._��� I  ll"        I        I .        I I ���_!      II ���.���������ii.I    ������'  West Kootenay Butcher Go.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson ��#   Q.   TRAVES,   Manager]  ORDJEB8 BY MAIL RECEIVE CAREFUL AND JPHOMPT ATTENTION.  r*-^*:-^#viJ***-*rft&#

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