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 ____*_____-_��   1     t   ~ i ii fl iiim i __-_mm-___-__  _�����,-__-/*  DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  ',        ^ * -7-  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  v? _  EIGHTH YEAR  NELSON:  TUESDAY MORNING AUGUST 28 J900  PRICE FIVE CENTS  WOOLLEN MILL FOR NELSON  Representative in the City  The Brantford, Ontario, capitalists who wrote to Nelson some time  ngo for information to assist them  in determining where to establish a  woollen factory, are now taking decisive action and figure on having  their industry in operation at a  comparatively early date. A representative of tho syndicate, Thomas  Kennedy, is now in the city securing information, and at last night's  council meeting a communication  was placed before the aldermen  regarding the matter.  The company proposes to  erect a brick factory with a  capacity of four setts of  machines. " Drying sheds and  othor necessary buildings will be  erected, tho whole requiring a clear  aero of ground. On the start two  setts of "machines will be operated,  this plant to be increased as business demands. The staJF on "opening will be 25 operatives.  The company will use Australian  wool for the manufacture of blankets, and woollen goods of various  descriptions. By establishing a  factory in the wesfc the syndicate  save freight from the coast east on  raw material and the charges west  on the manufactured articles, a  very material saving.  Mr. Kennedy has been in Medicine  Hat and Calgary aud both towns  haA*e offered substantial inducements to the syndicate to locate  their works there. lie is very  favorably impressed with Nelson's  advantages'however, aud this is the  principal point which tho syndicate  has in view. John' A. Turner,  government agent, lias been consulted and has promised to afford  the company every possible assistance in securing a site and other  facilities on government grounds.  The city council expressed itself  as anxious .to secure -the industry  for Nelson aud the matter was  referred to a special committee  consisting of aldermen Irvine, Hall  and Morrison with instructions to  go into the, question at further  length.  Flff tf JU LEAVE THE RING  When Horton Law Expires.  New York, August 27.���After  an ineffectual attempt on the part  of Bob Fitzsimruons to get on a  match for the heavyweight championship with James Jeffries to  take place before the Horton law  expires at midnight next Friday,  Robert Fitzsiinmons said tonight:  "I am through. I will retire from  the ring and will not claim the  ('championship from Jeffries.   I am  ,   ready and *on   edge to meet him  ���' next Friday night, as his manager  suggested ten days ago, but,as he  claims that he is in no condition to  fight on that night, I am through  __withhimiand^the^i'ing.^Henceforth^  there will be one less in the heavyweight division for I will go out  with the Horton law."       .- .7  Fitzsimmons, with his manager,  Percy Williams of Bergen Beach,  met William A. Brady, representing Jeffries, at a newspaper office  on Park Row this afternoon. Last  Saturday Fitzsimmons deposited  $2500 to bind a match between himself and Jeffries next Friday night  .and Brady sent word that he would  SV meet Fit/.simmons to arrange for a  ^battle'between his man Jeffries and  the ex-heavyweight champion.  Fitzsiminons said that he was ready  arid willing to meet Jeffries on  Friday night before the Twentieth  Century Club under any conditions  as to the division of the purse or  gate receipts which would suit  Brady. He said he would be satisfied with the winner taking all or  splitting the purse in half, or giving  (55 per cent to the winner, or 05 per  cent to the loser, or in fact, auy  terms possible so that he could meet  /jthe present champion  before the  /expiration of the Horton law.  Brady said that Jeffries was in no  condition, as he had quit training  several days ago. He said it would  be unfair for Fitzsimmons to force  a   matsh   with   a   man who   was  . physically unfit for such a contest.  Fitzeimmons replied that Jeffries  had plenty of time to get into condition, and said that although he  had gone through two very severe  battles during the last two weeks,  he was on edge now and ready to  regain the championship. Brady  was obdurate and said it was impossible for a fight to take place  between the men on the date mentioned, but that he would put up a  forfeit at once to bind a match between' the two, the fight to take  place ' within three months from  September 1st. and a side bet of  $10,P00. Fitzsimmons would not  listen to this proposition, and said  it was only made for advertising  purposes. When he saw that Brady  would not agree to the proposition  to light this week, Fitzsimmons  then made the statement that he  was through with'the fighting game  and would retire from the ring.  WORK ON THE MOLLY GIBSON  To Be Vigorously Prosecuted.  Active operations are again -being commenced at the Molly Gibson  mine under the direction of superintendent Norman Carmichael. The  first two cars of tramway outfit  were shipped from Lanark on the  main line yesterday and the remaining car load will be shipped in  a day or two.  At the present time twenty men  are employed on the property.  Most of these are tramway men  and the balance are miners working  ou a new tunnel which has been  planned to crosscut the vein at the  500-foot level. Tliis will make the  fif tli tunnel in the mine.  The ti'amway is to be completed  by October 15th, and the property  will then commence regular shipments. The management figure on  shipping 500 ..tons per month,- and  to accomplish this will have about  seventy-five men at work steadily.  A mill site has been cleared at  the mine and application made for  a grant. The company will build  a mill next spring and this will  materially increase the output. At  the present time the "dumps contain 150 tons of shipping ore in  sacks and 3000 tons of concentrating ore. If the shipment of 500  tons of ore per month is maintained  the company will have 20,000 tons  of concentrating ore ready , for  treatment when their mill is  erected.  The wagon road to the Molly  Gibson is in splendid, condition and  the .teams have been making round  trips daily for some time.  Jeffries Not in Trim... .  New York, August 27.���Fitzsimmons and W. A. Brady, manager for Jeffries, met this afternoon  to try to arrange a match between  the,two men. Fitzsimmons said he  was in good condition and wishes  to fight next Friday night. Brady  replied that Jeffries was not in  trim for a fight aud could not prepare himself in the few days intervening. The men separated without coming to any agreement except that there should be no fight  on August 31st.  BRITISH CASUALTIES  FEW  Germans Lodge a Complaint.   London, August 27���During geiir  eral Buller's recent attack, according to the Daily Mail's correspondent at Lorenzo Marques, the Boers  lost heavily. Half the gunners of  the Bethlehem commando were  killed, as well as its commando commandant, von Dal wig, a cousin of  Herr Krupp." ^  A council of war of the Boers at  Machadodorp, says the correspondent, decided against the advice of  commandant-general Botha to return to the original plan of retiring  on Lydenburg.  Former president Steyn and commandant. Delarey are reported to  have had an interview with Mr.  Kruger last Saturday at Water-  valonder.  London, August 27.��� Wiring  from Belfast today, lord Roberts  says: "Our casualties yesterday  (Sunday) were wonderfully few  considering the heavy firing and  the number of hours we were engaged. Buller estimates his as two  killed and twenty-four wounded.  His troops had to bivouac where  they stopped after darkness fell,  and accurate returns are yet impossible. The casualties of the  force operating north of Belfast  were three killed and thirty-four  wounded."  Berlin, August 28.���A deputation of German subjects residing in  the Transvaal has arrived here to  lodge a complaint with the German  foreign office regarding alleged  cruelty of treatment at Johannesburg. They assert that 400 German  subjects of both sexes were arrested  there and sent to a seaport, from  which point they were shipped to  Flushing, where the British landed  them penniless.  MEETING OF CITY COUNCIL  Routine Business Transacted.  The business transacted at last  night's council meeting was largely  of a routine nature. The aldermen  viewed the test of the new fire-  fighting apparatus before the session opened, and were apparently  pleased with the results achieved.  J. P. Bliss, city electrician, reported that in a number of cases  gas pipes had been placed in buildings close to the wires conducting  the current for electric lights, and  pipes frequently came in contact.  Only the insulation on the wires  saved the building from fires, and  the situation certainly called for  prompt action.  Aldermen Arthur and .Morrison  moved'that all the plumbers and  the gas company be notified not to  place pipes in buildings at anything  less than a safe distance from  electric wires. The council can  ��� regulate this matter under the common law and a by-law will be introduced dealing directly with the  question.  J7P. Russell offered to place an  arc lamp at the corner of Kootenay  and Baker streets, opposite the  Oddfellows' hall if the city would  supply the electrical current. The  matter was referred to the board of  works.  The matter of collecting the city  road tax was gone into and F. R.  C. Beer received the appointment  of collector with instructions to  enforce the collections.  Joe Williams, who narrowly  escaped death when the electric  light power dam broke, made a  claim for $125, one half of the loss  he sustained. The letter was filed.  G. A. Stewart, Potts drew the attention of the council to the danger  of leaving excavations made by city  employees unguarded at night by'  lights, stating that he had witnessed an accident which might  have resulted*.: seriously. As the  new streets and walks bylaw covers  this point the letter was filed.- .  " Minor matters of. detail in connection with the city ' ..workmen  were gone into, among other-points -  the wages of R. Lilliei engineer of  the road roller, being placed at $4  per diem.  The members present were alderman Irvine, chairman Arthur, Hall  and Marrison.  BOXERS GUTTING THE WIRES  Between Tien-Tsin and Pekin.  Washington, August 27.���After  several days' intermission in Chinese advices the government today  received two dispatches which presumably bring its advices up to the  most recent date. There are indications that the principal delays in  the lines of communication are encountered between Tien-Tsin and  Pekin, a fact explainable by the  newspaper advices that small bands  of Boxers are opera^gj*-n_thjeJine_  T5f "Tcommunication of the Pekin  campaign force.  Just such interference with the  work of the signal corps men was  experienced by the United States  forces in the Philippines and by  lord Roberts' troops in tbe Transvaal campaign. The fact that  more than a week was covered by  the last interruption gives rise to  tbe belief here that these attacks  upon the lines of communication  by Boxers are more formidable than  was supposed to be possible after  the heavy losses inflicted upon them  by the international force in its  advance.  The important dispatch of the  day was the one from minister  Conger relative to the military  situation in Pekin. Unfortunately  it lacked a date, the minister presumably not having yet received  the department's instructions to include the date in the body of his  dispatches. The state department  undertook to correct this sei ious  omission, but finally concluding  from internal evidences that Conger's message was certainly later  than any" official report emanating  from the Chinese capital, the message was allowed publicity for what  it was w��rth.  Mr. Conger's reference to the arrival of 2000 fresh German troops  caused some surprise, no one apparently having closely watched  the movements of the German contingent which is now arriving with  fairly regular frequency in China,  and which consequently may be  expected soon to equal in numerical strength the military contingents of any of the European  nations there represented.  A  significant statement in Mr.  Conger's dispatch is that respecting  the expected appearance in Pekin  of   some of   the members  of the  tsung li yamen.     A natural construction to be giv6n to this statement is that these ministers wish to  undertake to represent the Chinese  government   formally in   negotiations with the powers, it having  been found impossible up to this  moment, according to Mr. Conger's  statement, to meet any representative of the Chinese in Pekin  who  was competent to open negotiations.  With some responsible person or  persons   to deal with,- it may bo  possible for the .-United States to  come   to   a" settlement   with   the  Chinese goveriiinent.    They could  not withdraw their troops without  arranging for an' indemnity for the  heavy cost they: have been put to;  therefore the intelligence would be  welcome, as conveying a hope that  in the persons of these members of  the tsung li yamen there may be  found some authorized representaT  tive   of  the..Chinese   government  competent to make engagements on  these points.     *���?'  Another event of the day was  the order dispatching the Castine  from Shang-Haiito Amoy a distance  of about 400 miles. The little gunboat should make the run in about  two days, under favorable conditions. Her force is small but sufficient to serve the moral purpose!  It appears thatjshe is ordered to  Amoy, as much'for ..business as for  any other purpose. ' The consul at  Amoy agreeing with the representations of the business interests, ifc  was decided to be proper to send a  gunboat to Amoy, not because of  any particular, apprehension as to  Japan's aspiration, but to prevent  rioting-at this dangerous point.  The first direct word from general Chaffee since August 18th came  today in the, form of a, cablegram,  dated at Taku 'reporting the action  of the sixth cavalry with the enemy  near Tien-Tsin on the 19th. This  cable adds nothing to the information in the possession of the depart-,  ment, as ifc is simply general Chaff-  .ee's,belated-report of an engagement, previously > reported * by - a'd-  :miral Remey'"in' a'*cable dated'Takii',  August 20th7"'in' which he said:  "Morning 19th, Sixth Cavalry and  about 400' English and Japanese  dispersed about 1000 Boxers outside  of Tien-Tsin. About 100 Chinese  were killed. Five Americans were  wounded."  MINING NEWS FROM SLOGAN  ��� Storm in Missouri.  Sedalia, Missouri, August 27���A  storm bordering closely on a tornado struck this city this afternoon.  Three   brick   buildings    on    Main  street were blown down, Caswood's  opera  house    was   unroofed   and  dozens of   smaller   building   were  damaged.     Thousands    of    shade  trees were broken aud torn up by  the roots.     Street car traffic was  suspended    and   telegraphic   and  telephone communication  was  interrupted.   There was   a   terrible  fall of rain, and water, in many of  ______3eJ*_s,iran=up^to=tlxe^doorsteps=  of the residences.   No loss of life is  reported.  Another Grass Boots Payer.  Kaslo, August 27���[Special to  The Tribune].���Another Slocan  grass roots payer is coming to the  front. J. A. Whittier, who came  down from Sandon yesterday, reports that W. W. Warner, who has  taken a contract on the Mountain  Consolidated, has already sent a  carload of ore to the Kaslo ore  sampler, although he has only been  working the property a month.  " Work has been resumed on the  R. E. Lee near Sandon, and William Innes has exposed a nice showing of ore.  S. Norman, of Spokane, paid another visit to the St. Keverne last  week, and evidently has changed  his plans, for the property was  shut down after a short spell of  work upon it.  The Silver Bell, near McGuigan,  is once more at work. Manager  Leete returned from Spokane last  week and put four men to work.  A quick shipper is the Mascot,  which the Ruth company bought a  short time since from Mike Kerlin  after he made the sensational find  thereon. Clean ore has already  been sacked.  The Minnesota concentrator is  almost finished and the tram is now  beiug rapidly constructed.- The  cable is 16,000 feet long.  After shipping twelve tons of ore  last week from the Omega, near  Sandon, Beatty and Dockstader of  Cody have thrown up their lease.  M. Gintzberger has returned to  the Slocan, briuging the news that  work on the Ajax fraction is to be  pushed vigorously throughout the  winter.  ��� From Slocan City comes the report that J. Frank Collom has  bonded the Speculator group on  Springer creek, adjoining the  :ArIington.' The bond is for one  year at $50,000.  ', Four feet of solid galena has been  'struck'-'n one of the old stopes of  the; T-._. "Friends." ' P. McVicars is  operating the property.  .C. D. ' Rand has returned to  Spokane after visiting the U and I  group on Ten-mile creek, which he  thinks will turn out well. There  was a small sized stampede to that  neighborhood last week.  repealed, but got in an amendment,  making it apply to all tax payers  wilfully making false statements of  the value of their property. On  the same bill Curtis protested  against the tax on mineral output  which is two per cent on all outputs of mineral over $5000, instead  of one per cent as formerly. He  strongly pressed the harm it w;ould  cause in preventing development.  Finance minister Turner, in replying, stated that the tax on such  properties was higher in Washington, where taxes were levied on the  real estate, and the output was  taxed as personal property. He  claimed that if the Le Roi were in  Washington it would have paid  $30,000 bo date as against $10,000  in British Columbia. The bill to  tax coal and coke passed on -its  third reading, and the house was  still in session at a late hour.  Jones Got. the Decisions  Rochester. August 27.���"Kid"  Goulette of Rochester was defeated  before the Falls Field Athletic Club  here tonight by Arthur Jones of  Washington. In the fourth round  during a mixup Goulette badly  wrenched his right ankle and was  forced to quit. Referee McCarthy  gave the decision to Jones.  OUR FIREMEN TO COMPETE   " o  At the Spokane Tournament.  The Nelson fire department will  compete in the hose reel and lire-  men's races held in Spokane during  the annual convention of fire chiefs,  which takes place while the fruit  fair is in progress. The Spokane  firemen were particularly anxious  to have Nelson enter the events,  the local team being recognized as  the fastest outfit in the province  this season, and therefore best  qualified to meet the crack American teams which will be present at  the tournament. The members  of the team are enthusiastic over the prospect  of the trip and will commence  practice at once.. If they succeed  in repeating their Dominion Day  performance when all previous  provincial records wero lowered,  the American teams will have a  difficult problem to solve.  Chief Thompson had a telephone  conversation with the chief of the  Spokane brigade yesterday and the  firemen are to meet and arrange  for practices, etc.  SESSION  ALMOST  CLOSED  Legislators Working Hard.  Victoria,   August   27.���[Special  to the Tribune.]���This  is likely to  be the last business night of the  session of the legislature, for, with  the intention of polishing off the  remaining bills and resolutions, the  house sat until seven iu the evening  and assembled again at ten, with  the intention of sitting all the night  mnd"windiii^g"iTi>7=^PrOfOg^tion will  no doubt be fixed for Thursday.  . The miners in the Kootenays are  '. greatly against the appointment of  a commission to look into the working of the  Mineral Act, for  they  fear it to be a move on the part of  companies to   interfere   with   the  eight-hour   law.     Consequently   a  shoal of petitions against the appointment of a   commission were  presented today by Green of Slocan  riding and Houston of Nelson.  With the intention of simplifying  tho work of tho house and in committees, Joe Martin today moved  that a model railway bill, which he  presented, be adopted. This bill  contains the general clauses contained in railway bills, and should  any special poAvers be wished by  the promoters, the special section  can be printed in brackets to call  attention to them. After some  small opposition the bill was  passed.  Bn the third reading of the tramway act amendment, Joe Martin  moved that the section prohibiting  tramways from running within half  a mile of the United States boundary should be struck out and a  clause substituted forbidding the  paralleling of the Nakusp & Slocan  and the Kaslo & Slocan railways.  This was voted down and the third  reading was carried.  When the assessment bill came  up for a third reading, Curtis of  Rossland objected to the provision  that should mine owners wilfully  misstate the quantity and value of  their output the tax should be  doubled as a penalty. Curtis held  that as this applied to mines it  should apply to all classes of taxation.   He failed to get the section  COTTONWOOD CREEK CLAIMS  Showing Up Well.   ���  The district drained by the east  fork of Cottonwood creek has long  been known to contain mineral* of  considerable richness and claims  have been staked there since as long  as ten years ago. On none of- the  many claims located has enough  work ever been done to prove the  properties beyond a doubt, and but  little is heard of the district.  On Sunday James Hickey came  in from the east fork ��� with specimens aud information which apparently indicate that he **��� has  claims of much more than ordinary  merit. With Robert Caldwell he is  joint owner of the Black Bird and  Glad Hand claims just east of the  Nelson & Fort Sheppard track; the  Black Bird, in fact, extends across  the track and down into the gulch  of the main creek.  The Glad Hand was -located two  years ago and since then .considerable work has been-done-on it.* A  20-foot ��� tunnel", was,-, driven^ from  which the owners are now* sinking  and have reached a depth- of 15  feet. The paystreak on the surface was six inches wide and specimens of galena .taken from it assayed $40 in gold, silver and lead.  At the bottom of the shaft the  paystreak has widened to three  feet and while no assay has been  made recently, the appearance of  the ore would seem to indicate a  substantial increase iu richness.  The owners of the property are  confident they have a first-class  proposition and will proceed with  development.  HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL TEST  Of Chemical Apparatus.  The test of the new chemical ap-  ^paratus-last^night^was^quite^suc-  cessful, the fact being demonstrated  that a blaze confined to a small  space can be extinguished by the  chemicals, no matter how fiercely  the fire maybe raging. Where the  fire has extended over any considerable area the water will be necessary because of the limited capacity  of the cyclinder in which the chemical solution is generated.  A rough building six feet by  ten was erected in front of the fire  hall and filled with loose boards.  The whole was saturated with coal  oil, tar and other combustibles. At  7.45 chief Thompson touched a  match to the structure and in a  moment it was a mass of flames.  The combination wagon was run  to the door of the fire hall and the  chemical cylinder turned over.  The stream was directed into the  center of the blaze and its effect  was immediately . perceptible.  Wherever the solution touched  burning wood the flames died out  immediately. Before the contents  of the cylinder were exhausted the  fire was practically extinguished  and a couple of buckets of water  would have stamped it out completely.  Tho blaze was allowed to gain  head a second time while an experiment was made to determine how  much time would be required to  recharge the chemical apparatus  should the original charge fail to  put out a fire. This was accomplished in three minutes the process  consisting of placing 22 pounds of  soda, 50 gallons of water from a  hose and the requisite amount of  sulphuric acid, an extra drum of  which is carried on the wagon. The  fire was again put out in short  order.  wniym  e-��  scheme.v^l  PLANS FOR NEW UNION DEPOT  Arrived Yesterday Morning.    " .:.'*  The improvements at the C. P. R.  7  depot should start in earnest within ^  the   next few   days.      Yesterday ~��  morning   the plans for the   new*^  union depot were received by super-i^  intendent   Troup from   the   head fT*  office, and it now remains for the^i]  local engineering staff to get o\\0$?,  the specifications of  the buildiri"g^|l  and call for tenders.   This will be;^  done with the utmost dispatch." The^f  company   originally   intended 's-toA*:  have the new depot completed byl^  October 15th, but the  plans' fbv-'-Mi  warded from the chief architect's^"  office required considerable changes^  iri the allotment of floor spa^e and*$$  on being returned for these chabgea,t|^  were held much longer than was^'B^I  'anticipated. 7.., y:ti'S^\\  The plans on which tenders '""  be asked differ only in minor de  tails    from   the   original  The general design is retained Cornell  plete,   although   the   interior, a^*^  rangement has been altered some-*;^  what.   The location.will be at  foot of Baker street a short.idis-^  tance beyond the bridge 'over'*"'the,-.m  new channel of. Cottonwood creet *pf|  now under construction.,. Ttie esti^fe  mated cost of the depot building is#3i  $12,000, and with furnishings this^a  amount will be swelled to $15,000:^��f  The necessity for having buildirig?5||  operations carried on rapidly,'w_li&Mj  give work to a large number! bf^T  employees. ���*'':~''&.$i_\  The contract for the erectionof \fl\  the new engine house has been'-'let \<'#J  to H. G. Creelman of Rossland whojlf J  is to start work on the superstruc:'7r$(  ture as soon as the company's wor_ri>'|b*i  men finish on the foundations. The^lff  building is to' accommodate ~eightr^f|  locomotives, and to secure a thor-^Sf  oughly solid foundation a twelve-^?  foot excavation was made, the 'first if^  half'of which was filled with brolc-^ij  en   stone  and   the   balance *;Jwith"fKf��{  masonory. foundation.        -.   S---K'-^t^af 1  YUNC UTTHE OTCaIJ  Of Anti-Foreign Outrages.        '"'   ��� ���  London, August 28, 4 a. m.--The ��� "^  allies are resuming aggressive operations and have taken  the district1  west   of Pekiu.     This   statement,  based   on   Chinese    authority, .is ^  cabled from Shang-Hai.   From the [ >.'  same places comes the further state- V*V  ment   that  Li   Hung   Chang   has  wired   the    empress   dowager   at  Hsian Fu requesting the arrest of  prince Tuan and the disarmament  of Boxers in order to give him an  opening for negotiations with the  powers.  The illuminations projected at  Shang-Hai in celebration of the re-  lief ofJPekin-have_bee__abandoned-  lest they should cause a native outbreak. "Evidence has been received here," says the Shang-Hai  correspondent of the Standard,  "going to show that general Yung  Lu was the real author of the anti-  foreign outbreak, the empress dowager prince Tuan and the others  all having been persuaded by him  to take an extreme attitude, while  he stood aside and awaited developments."  American refugee missionaries in  Amoy, according to the Hong Kong  correspondent of the Daily Mail,  are anxious to return to the interior, but fche United States consul has forbidden them to do so and  urges them to go to the Philippines  or return to America.  Shang-Hai advices to the Daily  News says that consular opinion  there looks upon the Japanese  action in 'landing troops at Amoy,  despite the protests of consuls, as  similar to that of Russia at New  Chwang, the whole indicating a  tendency to the partition of the  empire.  Russian journals agree, says the  Moscow correspondent of the Standard, that it is impossible to. deal  wifch China in the spirit of revenge  as suggested by emperor William.  They believe that measures less  drastic can better accomplish the  ends of Russia in Manchuria. The  question would be satisfactorily  settled to Russian minds by the  seizure of the northern provinces.  >;'-5*1  Bubonic Plague In Glasgow.  Glasgow, August 27���Three persons, father, mother and child, who  have been certified as suffering from  bubonic plague, have been placed  under the care of medical authorities here.  _L_  . .I-'':  -\-   ** *^JJ 2  THE TEIBII_TE: NELSON* B. C TUESDAY AUGUST 28 1900  ere Do You  rf  Buy Your 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.  1*  If  i:;  ���*���:  t  "f  ,**  i. *  v.  'V ���  .*&  *��������  fi  __���  Sir.  17  !'[  if-  | ���  7  t  U  THE SHOElSTS  50c  TO SPOKASE  APIEPUBLIC  Reduction in Long Distance Rates. Use the  Kootenay Lake Company's Lines.  OTHER  BATES   fROPOMuNATELY  LOW.  ���<__*����^��i5  KEMP'S  m  A pimple, inexpensive kitchen convenience, useful ia one hundred ways.    So" many W"  people- say they cannot eat oatmeal, butKemp's Steam Cereal Cooker holps over the (Th  dimViilty. cln cereals cooked by this method, the kernels are expanded by the steam Wi*  circ uting over them, making them tender, delicate, delicious and readily digestible. (Jffo  Jf one need deny themselves these nutritious foods if they have them properly cooked .v.  by steam.  tm  WEST BAKER STREET,  Nelson, British Columbia.  iV_cL,acl_Ian  Brothers  Successors to' the Vancouver Hardware Company.  mi  mi  KB*.  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY,  INCORPORATED 1670.  IF YOU WANT  Pure  Groceries  at Honest  Prices  The Ontario "government has appointed a commission to enquire into the subject of the assessment of  corporations holding public franchises, witha viewto f ramingamend-  ments to the present Act so that  the corporations may be compelled  to pay their fair proportion of taxes.  The creation of the commission is  favorably   commented   upon     by  newspapers of all shades of politics.  Its chief concern will be street railway companies,   electric   and gas  lighting companies, and telephone  companies, which so far have generally succeeded through the courts  in avoiding payment of their equitable proportion of taxes.  The Royal Templar organizations  of Canada and the United States  no longer go hand in hand. The  United States organization has  changed���its���constitution ahd^its  members are no longer pledged to  abstain from the use of liquors.  The abstinence pledge was found  to be a clog upon the insurance  branch of the organization and it  was therefore abolished. The feeling against the change is very  strong in some of the New York  lodges and several of them 'are expected to come into the Canadian  organization, which still holds with  the cold water creed.  The Miner of Nelson is opposed  to the system of performing  public works by day's labor. It  favors the contract system, and in  support of it cites the statement of  an alderman of Winnipeg to the  effect that sewer work performed  in that city by day's labor cost 20  per cent more than it would have  cost under the conti-act system.  The Miner suggests that this proves  the contract system to be the only  sensible system. It proves nothing  of the kind. It may prove that the  labor upon the work in question  was not judiciously handled, but  that is all. What the Miner should  proye is that tho corporation cannot  secure as capable foremen for such  work as private contractors secure;  that the corporation's dollar has  not the same purchasing power as  the dollar of the private contractor.  So far as Nelson's past experience  goes it has shown ,that under the  day's labor system the cost of  public works has not increased OA-er  that of the contract system, and  the corporation had the advantage  of having the work immediately  under its control from the commencement to the finish; a very  desirable condition which prevents  scamping. To fairly contrast the  two systems it must be assumed  that in each case the work is being  directed by a competent man, and  under such conditions the comparison is generally in favor of the  day's labor system.  At the Recorder's Office.-  Yesterday's mining records were:  Transfers, a half interest in the  Manila claim on Hidden creek by  Louis Larson of Rossland to John  Comfort" of Rossland, consideration  $100; the' Pulaski claim on Wild  Horse creek by A.. J. McMillan of  Rossland to the London & Rossland  B. C. Limited; the Morning Star on  Wild Horse creek by William  Tomlinson to the Sandon & Rossland B. C, Ltd.; the Morning Star  fractional on Wild Horse creek by  Alfred McMillan to the London &  Rossland B. C, Limited; the Gilford and FritzofNansen fraction on  Mineral Mountain, near Erie, by J.  W. Donovan to the Erie Mountain  Consolidated Mining Co., Ltd. of  Spokane.  Certificates of work: To. John  Comfort on the Manila; to J. A.  Taylor on the Alhambra and Marguerite; to W. A. Connell on the  St. John; to E. B. Dunlop on the  Dunlop; to W. Pugsley on the Hiawatha and Minnehaha.  Locations: The Black Bear on  Sandy Creek, by August Johnson;  the Saint Mary on Craig mountain,  near Erie, by Thomas S_. Kirby; the  Tulip on Toad mountain, by A. G.  Shaw; the B. C. Queen on Anderson  creek, by Joseph Duhamel; the  Maple Leaf, ten miles south-east of  Salmo, by E. Peters; the Orange  Blossom on the "south fork of" Porcupine creek, by R.,W. Bacon.  Rumor Contradicted.  St. Petersburg, August 27.���An  official contradiction has been issued  of the rumor of the impending prohibition of the export of Russian  cereals.  0  Uf  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  _m _^*_? _fa"^'_fc'SJ'^'^ %��'_*'_!,{i_-'S,<_'g��,g,C'gL'm_'^'__\:^:%_:&tt  ^^^^^^____A_____s____^s______>*^-^'_��-^:^v^-^&-__-j&_^ ,  ^^.^^^^^^^^^^^^^e^-sr^^^sf:^^^:^ 7^1^9999991991^19191919^91999199191991991^^  IRVIN___ \ & CO  iti  ffl  ffl  ffl  to  to  iti  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  iti  to  to  to  *^.^Ufti_4^IiS^_iSU6^U__B^ia_ftiiiaia^_B_ft^^_8^^^^  &_L_L:_L:_i;_��:_______L_____^______^^-^-________  ���99-0-0-09-0.0-0.0-0-0-09-0999-0919999999  ^^^CT^^^^r^flr^:^:^^^^^^^^.^^^^^^^^  ffl  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  w  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-iown prices.  FRED  IRVINE <& GO.  D.J.DEWAR.J.P.  Notary Public���Conveyancer.  FOR SALE.  S180O,  Easy terms,  75 by 75.  seven-room   house, lot  $200 buys lots on Mill street facing the lake.  Don't miss this if you want a good bargain.  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON  B. C.  $2700���easy terms-  Carbonate street.  -buys good houso and lot on  The best I have to ofTcr is six lots including a  corner on Observatory street for ?110O. Tho  adjacent lots arc held at $250 each.  I have purchased iho insurance and real estate  business of Mr. Alox Stewart and will be glad to  meet his former clients. -  ��� Office in  Madden Block  D. J. DEWAR  HUGH  R.   CAMERON  TO   3_E!T  Furnished houso with five rooms, $30 per month.  _3RATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  rpHORPE & CO., LIMITED.-Cornor Vernon  ���V and Cedar streets, Nelson, manufacturers  of and wholesale dealers in cerated waters and  fruit syrups. Solo agents for Halcyon Springs  mineral water.   Telephone GO.  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  TTT  F. TEETZEL & CO.-Corner Baker and  v �� ���   Josephine streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in   assayers  supplies. .Agents for Donver  Firo Clay Co. of Denver, Colorado.  CIGARS.  KOOTENAY   CIGAR  CO.���Corner Baker  MANUFACTURING  _   _ and HaU streets, Nel  son, manufacturers of "Royal Seal" and "Koote  nay Belle" brands of cigars.  LIFE  AND   FIRE   INSURANCE  Money to loan on the installment plan.  Great West Life Assurance Company.  5000 Shares, Molly Gibson Stock for Sale  H. R. CAMERON  Baker Street, Nelson.     '   Agent and Appraiser.  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  TT J. EVANS ���& CO.-Bakor street, Nelson  wholesale    dealers   in   liquors,    cigars.  ��� cement, tire brick aud fire clay, water pipe^and  steel rails, and general commission' merchants.  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY & CONSTRUCTION COMPANY-Wholesaledeal-  ors 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 aU Kootenay Points.  Grain elevators afc all principal points on Calgary--  Edmonton R. R. Mills at Victoria, New Westminster, and Edmonton, Alberta.  rpAYLOR   FEED & PRODUCE   CO.-Baker  ���*��� street,' Nelson' (George F. Motion's old  stand), Flour, Feed, Grain, Hay and Produce.  Car lots a specialty. Correspondence solicited.  Phone 26.  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  BURNS &   CO.���Baker   street,   Nelson,  wholesale dealers in fresh and oured meats.  Cold storage.  P.  Saw&  IVJills, Limited  Are prepared to furnish by rail, barge or teams  Dimension Lumber, Rough and Dressed  Lumber, Local and Coast Ceiling, Local and  Coast Flooring, Double Dressed Coast Cedar,  Rustic, Shiplap, Steppihjg, Door Jambs, Pine  and Cedar Casings, Window Stiles, Turned  Work, Band-sawing, Brackets, Newel Posts,  Turned Veranda Posts, Store Fronts, Doors,  Windows and Glass.  Get prices before purchasing elsewhere  Office Corner Hall and Front Streets  Factory Hall Street Crossing G. P. R. Track  Mills Hall Street Wharf  DEBENTURES  SALE^���  TRY   THE  AND AMATEUR  PHOTOGRAPHERS'  SUPPLIES OF  KINDS.  by . .     .      .      thorized the issue of debentures for tho following  purposes:  $15,000 for extending the Water-  Works System.  $15,000 for extending the Electric Light System.  $20,000 for extending the Sewer  System.  $20,000    for   Street    Improvements.  $6,000 for a Road Making Plant.  These debentures avo dated October 1st, 1!KX),  run for twenty years, bear four por cent interest  (payable Hciiu-niinunlly), and will bo issued in  denominations of one thousand dollars. Interest  and principal payablo at the Hank of Montreal,  Nelson. The assessed value of real estato in  Nelson Is 81,217,000, and of improvement--8818,000;  total ��2,0(*.!',000. The population is 0000. Tenders  for these debentures will bo received by the undersigned up to 12 o'clock noon ou Saturday,  September loth, 1900.  JOHN HOUSTON, Mayor.  Nelson. B. C, Julv 24th, 1900.  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.  St. JOSEPH'S SCHOOL  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  GROCERIES.  A MACDONALD Sc CO.���Corner Front and  ���**������ Hall streets, ,-, wholesale grocers and  ������obbors in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  mackinaws and miners' sundries.   KOOTENAY SUPPLY   COMPANY,   LIMITED���Vernon   street, Nelson,   wholesale  grocors.  JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.���Front street, Nel-  - son, wholesale grocers.  ���ni R. STEWART Sc CO.���Warehouses on C. P.  ���*��� ��� -R. track:; foot of Stanley street. Nelson,  wholesale dealers in provisions, produce and  fruits. Cold storage. Agents Armour Sc Co.'s  bacon, hams, lard and other products.  J.Y. GRIFFIN & CO.-Front street, Nelson,  ���   wholesale ��� dealers   in   provisions,   cured  meats, butter and eggs.  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  ALEX STEWART  Exchequer stock for sale  at a Bargain.  HARDWARE AND JfflNING SUPPLIES.  TT BYERS & CO.���Corner Baker and Josephine  J-L.   streets,'Nelson, wholesalo dealers in hard  ware and mining supplies,  Powder Co. :.  Agents for Giant  Kootenay Steam Laundry  BLOMBERC & SWEDBEIJC  PROPRIETORS  The only steam laundry in Nelson employing union labor  A. LARSON, Manager  J. M. LUDWIO  TAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY���  ���*-��� Baker St. r Nelson, wholesale dealers in  hardware and mining supplies, and'water and  plumbers'supplies. ���   ���  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  rpURNER, BEETON&'CO.-Corner Vernon  _-��_ and7fosephine^streets,=Nel8on,~whole8ale=  dealers in liquors, cigars and dry goods.   Agents  for Pabst Brewing Co. of Milwaukee and Cal-  gary Brewing Co. of Calgary.  Manufacturers of and  dealers in Harness, Pack  and Stock Saddles. Apara-  joes: Collars, Bridles and  Whips.  Nelson Harness Shop  HaU Street, Nelson.  ALEX STEWART  POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE.  TTAMILTON   POWDER  COMPANY-Baker  i-i-   street. Nelson, manufacturers of dynamite,  COAL!      "WOOD!  sporting, stumpini  wholesale dealors .  blasting apparatus,  g and black   iln caps and fuse, anc  owders,  electric  SASH AND DOORS.  NELSON SAW AND PLANING MILLS,  LIMITED���Cornor Front and Hall Btreets,  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale dealors  In sash and doors; all kinds of faotory work made  to order.  < .  LIMI-  BOUGHT AND SOLD  Referendum Treasury Stock  Richelieu, 1000  FOR SALE.  Six-room houso, Hume Addition, ?850.  A complote sot of tinner's tools,  A good shack.  CALL ON  H. A. Prosser  BROKER, WARD STREET  J. E. ANNABLE  GENERAL BROKER  WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY,    . TKD-Corner Front and Hall streeta, Nelson, wholesalo dealers tn wines (case and bulk,  and domestio and imported olgars.  E.P. Whalley, J. P.  NOTARY PUBLIC  Office -with C. W. West & Co., corner Hall and  Baker streets.  ���  City office of the Nelson Soda water Factory.  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Viotoria and Kootenay Streets.  P. O. Box 559. TELEPHONE NO, 95  Hard Coal  Anthracite  S9.651 gS_r'8 Nea5   S6.15  DBLrVBBBD  AGENTS IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY, Ltd.  No-order can bo accepted unless accompanied  by cash. ���  ���  Office:   Corner of Hnll  and Baker Streots.  ESTATE   OF   JAMES   KELL_".  In tho mall or of the estate of James Kelly, laid  of the Citv of Nolson, in thu county of Kootenay,  province of British Columbia, livery stable  keeper, deceased.     r  Notice is hereby given pursuant to tho "Trustees and Executors Act" of the Revised Statutes  of the Provinco of British Columbia, 18P7, Chap-  tor--187,'that ~all creditors and others having  claims against the estate of tho said James Kelly,  who died on or about tholSth day of October,  1800, are required, on or before the 1st day of November, 1900, to send by post prepaid or delivor  to Messrs. Taylor & Hannington, of the City of  Nelson, aforesaid, solicitors of Richard XV. Day,  of the City of Nelson aforesaid, - tho administrator of the real and porsoual effects of the said deceased, or to said Richard W. Day, their Christian and surnames, addresses and descriptions,  the full particulars of their claims, the state ;  montof thoir accounts and the nature of-tho. securities, if any, held by them.  And further tako notico that after such last  mentioned date the said administrator.will proceed to distribute tho assets of the deceased  among the parties entitled thereto, having ro-  gard only to tlio claims which he shall then have  notice, and the said administrator will not he  liable for tho said assets or any part thereof to  any person or persons of whose claims notico  shall not have been received by him at the timo  of such distribution.  TAYLOR & HANNINGTON.  Solicitors for Richard W. Day, administrator  for James Kelly, deceased.  Dated the Uth day of August. 1900.  TELEPHONE 33.  GOSTELLO'S EXPRESS  AND TRANSFER  phone 192.  W. A. COSTELLO; Manager.  E  ARCHITECTS.  WART &  CARRIE���Architects.    Rooms 7  and 8 Aberdeen block, Baker street, Nelson.  Lethbridge Gait Goal  The best value for tho money In the market  for all purposes.  ���tkbmb cash     W. P. TiKRNKT. General Agent  Telephone 147.    Offloe with C. D. J. Christie.  .A..   _m__STi3-_?_E}^____X_  Contracting Painters, Decorators, Paperhangers.  Full line of wall paper, mouldings, eto,   Kalso-  mining and Tinting.  Striotly flrst-olass work.  Estimates furnished..  ���^ notice;   -   ~    ���.  The mattor of tho co-partnership of Kelly &  Steeper of Nelson, B. 0., liverymen.  All persons having claims against the co-partnership of Kelly & Steeper above named or tho  said livery stahlo business as carried on under  the name of Kelly & Steeper are requested to  hand forthwith to Richard W. Day, their names  and full particulars of their said claims. ���  TAYLOR & HANNINGTON.  Solicitors for Richard 'W. Day, Administrator.  TRADES   UNIONS.  NELSON MINERS' UNION NO. 96, W. F. o  M.���Meets in miners' union, rooms, northeast corner Victoria and Kootonay streets, every  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. Visiting mom-  bers welcome. M. R. Mowatt, Presidont. .Tamo  Wilkes, Seoretary. Union Soalu of Wages *  fok Nklson District��� Per shift, machine  men, ?.1.A0: hammorsmon minors, $3.25; muckers,  carmen, shovelers and othor underground laborers, $3.00. .  rpRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.-Tho regu-  -*- lar meetings of tho Nolson Trades and Labor  Council will beheld in the minors' union hall,  corner of Victoria and Kootenay streets, on the  first and third Thursday of each month, _,_  7.30 p.m. O. J. Thorpe, President. J. H. Matheson,. Secretary.  Union  each  hall cor-      R. Robin-  ing, Secretary.  nocn.au   l v _!.._., in uu.-_u  ner Viotoria and Kootenay streets,  son, President.  James Colli]  BARBERS' UNION.-Nelson Union, No. 196, of  the International Journeymen Barter's Union of America, meets overy first and third Mon-  dayof each month in Miner's Union Hall, corner  of Vir'    ��� - ���    ���  Houses and lots for sale in all parts of the city.  A Kent for Victor Safe Co.   Agent for Boll  Piano Co.   Ontario Mutual Life Insurance Co.  mm mm  & BOOI CO.  NELSON, B. C.  A boarding and day school conducted by the  Sisters of St. Joseph of Peaco. It is situated at  the corner of Mill and Josephine streeta 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 -luca-  tion:   Business   course���bookkeeping,   stenog-  Iraphy and typewriting.   Science course���music:  vocal and instrumental, drawing, eto.  Plain art  and needlework, eto.  For terms and particulars apply to t_e Sister  Superior.  Madden Block,  Ward Street.  ANNABLE  MONEY TO LOAN  ON  AT 7 PER CENT  BUSINESS PROPERTY  ENGINEERS.  flHARLES PARKER���Mining and mlUihg en-  *-' gineer. Turncr-Boeckh Block, Baker street.  -Nelson.  NOTICE   OF   DISSOLUTION.  Notice is hereby given that the partnership  formerly existing between Gus Nelson and John  Lindblad, lessees of the "Glue Pot" saloon, Nelson, has this day been dissolved. All claims  against the said firm must be sent to Mr. Nehon,  who will continue to carry on the business,  Residence Mill Street,  *Kr*C< TO AXT   R   f!  Opposite School House   IiiliiOUW, D, \j.  fa  FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES.  NELSON LODGE. NO. 23, A. _. & A. M.  Meets second Wednesday in eaoh month.  Sojourning brethren invited.  villo, Secretary,  Witness:  R. S. LEVNTE.  Dated at Nelson  A. D.. 1900.  JOHN LINDBLAD.  GUS  NELSON,  this 9th   day   of August,  Apply O. L. LENNOX, SbUoifcoT, Nelson-B. C  POUNDKEEPER'S   NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that I have caused to  be impounded one grey horse, aged, WJ hands.  Owner can have same by paying-charges.  W.R. JARVIS  KNIGHTS OP PYTHIAS��� Nelson Lodge, No,  25, Knights of Pythias, meets In I. O. O. F.  Hall, corner Baker and Kootenay streets, every  Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock. VWtinpr KniRhts  cordially invited to attODd. F. J. Bradley, C. C;  J. A. Paquette, K. cf R. & S.   NELSON L. O. L.. No. 1692. meets in I. O. O. P\  Hall, corner Baker and Kootenay streets,  1st and 3rd Friday of eaoh month. Visiting  brpthern oordlally invited. R, Robinson, W. M.  WS.Crawford. Recording-Secretary.   NELSON _CRIE, Number 22, Fraternal Order  of Eagles, meets every second and fourth  Wednesday, lneaoh month In Fraternity Hall.  Visiting brethren welcome. W. Gosnell, Presl  dent.  Charles Prosser, Secretary.  ���DRICKLAYERS AND MASONS' UNION.  if The Bricklayers and Masons'International  Union No. 3 of Nolson meets second and fourth  Tuesdays in each month at Miners Union hall.  J. W. Etcher, president; Joseph Clark, recording  and corresponding seoretary.  .  LABORERS' UNION.-Nelson Laborers' Pro -  tective Union, No. 8121, A.'F. of L., meets in  Fraternity Hall, Oddfellow's block, corner of Baker and Kootenay streets, overy Monday evening  at7:30p.m. sharp. Visiting members of the American Federation cordially m vited to attend. A. W.  McFee. President, Percy Shackelton. Secrotary.  ���M"ELSON PAINTERS' UNION-Tho  it*   meeting pf_ the   Painters'. Union  regular   ���  ���            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.          8 o'clock. V. D,  Lean, secretary  Morer, president; Donald Mc-  iley t  ; Do  Sj'ie-^;.ivX��i77v^'':';;/: -'V-! ���'-"- >>:'-''':..?;'7'.:V; ��� '��� '���-���-.���  _-*v?^*S^^fe^i)i^:i'isi^;iSi^' .���' -fet'S-'i^i'.-'' -< if ������;������' -"*_���������-"���Yrrrf  a-��r��ni^.��.M_J.Y||.<nn.._M.rl --Till'ihi  -* ������- ���- >���  ������-:���? .������?��tiW&wi&&mM  .'.- : .:���   -,' -V'4,-i'3-;^TtV-��i**.~*fl  -   .'-;*;��� ~,��� ii#*.-ir!Wi_'<i__\  ':' ';���   ������ -'��� y,~^-Zy*i&-Tt^_l.  u-  THE TRXBIINE: ^OLSOl^^70. TUESDAY; AUGUST 28, 1900  k - _P>* -WlJ __.*__* _���_*  _?-__-_f  ��� ^_ ���>  SabJ__j2bJ'  . *^^. *^^. ��� *^^ m  ��� ^_ ���<  ��� 0* '   _��_ _n_  .-^_ .   ��\_g0 . __mf. .  t. _m_t ���___��-..  >���.__-���'  ' '__W*__0��  iti  ALE  tii  Hi  Xit  .OF.  IMPROVED   REAL   ESTATE...  Hi  Xit  tit  Xii  Acting under instructions, Messrs. Charles A. "Waterman & Oo. will offer for Sale by  Public Auction, on.the premises, on  tii  Xii  tit  tii  tii  tii  xii  iii  xii  AT   11   O'CLOCK   A. M.  til  Xit  tit  That very desirable parcel of improved real estate, being lot 12, block 2, situate on the  corner of Baker and Josephine streets, having a frontage on Baker street of 50 feet and  known as the Houston block. This property is the most desirable business property in  Nelson, and has a present rental value of $350 per month. *-*-������*  The property will be offered for sale subject to a reserved bid.   Further particulars  as to terms and conditions of sale can be obtained on application to  tit  xa  xa  xa  xa  xa  xa  xa  at  xa  tii  tii  tii  tit  tii  *  xit  tii  xa  tii  tii  xa  tii  til  ..,,--*'�����-_  ���<m  ���>' ,}���; r_i  v>**��.\*V-^r *  ���'���:hv_m  ��� yy^��tfi  ?.��^M&_^_f  til  CHARLES   A.   WATERMAN   &   CO.,   Auctioneers  Nelson, B.C., August 21st, 1900.  ____��_ *_____> '_____>* ____* *^___i* .___!* *^__^*  BANK OP MONTREAL  CAPITAL, all paid up....$12,000,000.00  REST    7.000,000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. George A. Drummond Vice-President  E. S. Cloustou General Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootonay Streets.  A.'H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branches-in London (England) New" Yohk,  Chicago, and all the principal cities in Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  Transfers.  Grant Commercial and .Travelers' Credits,  available in any part of the world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Eto.  THE BANK OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  Saving's Bank Branch  ���~ "CURRENT'R'ATE'OF'INTEREST'PAIDr-  MAHOMETANS   OF  CHINA.  If there is truth ia the report that  comes from China to the effect that  the Mahometans are resisting the  Boxers, the  Christian  forces have  ���received allies worth having, says  the    New    York    Tribune.     The  Mahometans in China number in all  probability 25,000 to 30,000.   These  figures are not, of course, exact, but  tliey aro doubtless well within the  truth.    The provinces of the north  !* and west are full of the followers..  | of the prophet.    In Sze-Chuen thoy  form nearly one-third of the population,   and in  Pekin itself there  j are more than 10,000 of them. Mos-  v- ques are to be found all over the  U empire;   Canton has as many  as  || four, although the city is not in a  j| Mahometan district.  i    ��� Tradition has it that Mahomet's  uncle introduced the religion, and  that   his   name   was Wos Kassin.  Mahometans give as evidence of the  truth of this story the tomb of the  missionary, which is just outside of  Canton.     However   the faith was  introduced, it must have been very  nearly at the time of its foundation,   and   it   has flourished   ever  since.     Conversion has been slow  but there have been no setbacks,  and the  religion  has   never  been  persecuted   in   any   way.     It was  not in the nature of the Chinese to  seek to stamp out any faith that  may be preached in the empire. To  g the ordinary middle or lower class  Chinaman religion is a thing apart.  If certain men like to indulge in  speculation and philosophy he has  no objection   as long as they let  him alone to worship his ancestors  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and  Letters of Credit on Skaguay, U. S.,  Atlin, B. C, and Dawson City, N. W. T.  in peace. He would never have become incensed against Christianity  had there been less truth in the  proverb, "first the missionary, then  the consul." So Mahometism was  free to work as it chose. It offered  to the thinking Chinaman a reli-  =gionJbetteiuthan=.thati_n==which=he=  had been reared, and from such  men recruits were drawn. The  state religion has not been in the  least influenced by the teachings of  the Mahometans. Pork is the chief  meat of the people, and they will  eat it forever, while the cause of  total abstinence from wine is not  likely to draw supporters in a  country where drunkeness is practically unknown.  One concession has been made to  Chinese custom. In every mosque  is a tablet inscribed "May the emperor live forever." Those who  attend the mosque are supposed to  worship this tablet. As the doctrine of one God, who alone should  be worshipped, is openly proclaimed  by the Mahometans, they are driven  to the device of inscribing the  prophet's name on the reverse side,  as some palliation of the offense.  It is doubtful if the tablet is ever  really worshipped; it serves merely  as a convenient proof of loyalty to  the reigning house. The form of  worship used is that ordinarily in  use among Mahometans, but the  Koran is unintelligible to them, as  strict laws forbid its tianslation,  and, of course, few Chinamen ever  think of learning Arabic. Pilgrimages to Mecca, however, are not  unknown, and are of increasing  frequency.  More than once the government  and the Mahometans have been On  bad terms, but this has been for  political rather than for religious  reasons. The Mahometans became  so numerous in many towns that  they wished to take the government into their own hands, and in  this attempt have been opposed by  the imperial authorities.   Por the  Imperial Bank of Ganada  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capita! Authorized $2,500,000  Capital Paid up * $2,458,603  Rest  $1,700,000  D. R. Wilkie, General Managor.  E. Hay, Inspecter.  ���__'__[���_!' __*���_?'"^- <4:  tii  tii  Xii  tii  tii  tit  tit  iii  m.  tii  _W  r- .751  '* ,'_sf  - -  --���#  ���.km  7-*J  "As!  ���__F  -,-fiLj  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker Stroet  ^  J. M. LAY, Managor.  last quarter of a century relations  between the two parties have been,  with one -exception, harmonious.  Followers of the prophet are allowed to hold office without prejudice, and are in every respect well  Jbrjeated.==The,holding=of-office-en--  tails the performance of certain  acts enjoined by the state religion,  which, of course, is that of Confucius, but they are not such that a  Mahometan may not perform them  conscientiously. In fact, the harmony existing between the government and the followers of Mahomet  would seem to suggest the thought  that Christians must have been  somewhat tactless to arouse such  general resentment against the religion of Christ.  Contractors and Builders  WILL DO WELL TO  Buy Their Lumber  AT  G. 0. Buchanan's  A large stook of first-class dry material on  hand, also a full line of sash, doors, mouldings,  turned work, .etc.  Factory Work a Specialty  Yard i   Foot of Hendryx street], Nelson  Telephone, oi Jofjn Rae, Agent  Palace IVJeat IVJar^et  Headquarters  for all kinds of  Fresh and Cured  Meats.  A feature will bo made of the poultry and  game trado.   They will always ho on hand dur-  lg their season.  Calgary Bottled Beer  Pccond to nono on tho market.   For sale by Lhe  singlo bottle, tho dozen or tho barrel.  m     Nelson Wine Company.  Telephone 93.      Fiiank A. Tamblvn, Managor.  .���immillllllllllllllllltniiiiinmillmr.ytTT  JUST   ARRIVED  A. Car Load of  Allen's Apple Cider.  THORPE & CO.  __tuniiiiimiiiiiii.iiiiiiiM.ini rpitf  R. -RE-ISTE-RER & CO.  BREWERS AND BOTTLERS OF  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  feUTO7ntor^troda     Brewery at Nelson ���  J. L.  PORTER, Prop.  169 Josephino St., between Baker and Vornon  Tolophone 1S9.  H. D.  ASHCROFT  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing promptly attended to by a  flrsD-class wheelwright.        "  Special attention given to all kinds of repairing and custom work from outside points.  Shop:   Hall St.. behwonn Raker and Vernon.  Superfluous Hairs  Permanently Bemoved  by the Eleetric Needle  the o_sr__~_r OUEE  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 IB NOT IN STOCK  WE WIIL MAKE IT FOB YOU  CALL AND GET PRICKS.  J. A. Sayward  HAM. AND LAKE STREETS, NELSON  Porto Rico Lumber Co.  (LIMITED)  CORNKR OF  HENDRYX AND VERNON STREETS  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 line on '���h_and_at_,$25  per suit. All other lines at  low rates. None but Union  labor employed.  E. Skinner  Neelands' Building, Baker 8tree���       FRED J. SQUIRE. Managor.  TBMOffT  AMERICAN  AND  .EUROPEAN  PLANS  Lady   operator���graduate electrician,  few weeks at tho Hume Hotel, room 15.  For a  KICHEST REFERENCES. CURE CU/\RANTEED.  DISSOLUTION   OF   PAETNEBSHIP.  Notice is hereby given that tho partnership  heretofore existing between Edward C. Cordingly and A. \V. Purdy, carrying on business as  Burniture Dealers, in tho City of Nelson, under  the nanio, style and firm of tho Nolson Furnituro  Company, has tin's day been dissolved by mutual  consent. Richard W.Day of Nolson, IJ. C, accountant, has been appointed receive- to wind  up the affairs of the Ik-rn, to whom all accounts  due the Arm must bo 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. 1300, at  the City of Nolson.  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in  StociV  We carry* a complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT  TAILOR.  OPPOSITK   THK : QVKEN'S ..HOTEL.  (MEALS   25    GENTS  ROOMS LIGHTED BY ELECTRICITY  AND HEATED BY STEAM  25 CENTS TO |1  .321 .to 331 Baker Street, Nelson.  BAKER STREET. NELSON.  Lighted by ;Electricity and Heated with: Hot/Air.  Large comfortable bedrooms and   flrst-olftgi  alnuo-room. Sample rooms for oo__ten_U men.  RATES 82 PER DAY  Largo stock of high-class imported goodH. A  specialty of. the square shoulder���the latest  fuKhion in coats.  Porto Rico LumberCo. Ltd.  Tenders Wanted.  Tenders arc invited for hauling some three  hundred tons, more or less, of milling machinery  from Lemon Croi;k Siding on the Slocan branch  of the C. J*. R. to the Chapleau millsitc, a distance of some seven and a half miles. Tenders  will bu received addressed lo .1. M. Williams,  Slocan City, up lo noon on Monday, August27th,  1!XX). l'*or f iirlhcr particulars apply to tho ollleo  of the Chapleau iuine, NcIhoii, or at Slocan City.  SMOKE  ROYAL SEAL  AND  KOOTENAY BELLE  CIGARS  UNION MADE  Kootenay Cigar Mfg. Co.   _NE1_0N. BRITISH.00LUMBI..  NJadden House  (Vjrs. E. C. Clarke, Prop.  LATK OF THK ROTAL HOTEL, OALOART  EVERY   DAY  AT  THE-  ClubHotel  BIG   SCHOONER  Boer or Half-and-half only  FRESH  COOL  The only good Boer in Nolson  Baker and Ward  Streets, Nelson i  The only hotel In Nelson .that has remained  Tinder one.management slnoe ISOO. '  The bed-rooms are well furnished and lighted  by electricity.  The bar la always stocked _j the best dom a-  tlo and imported liquors and cigars.   THOMAS MADDEN. Proprietor.  SLOCAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. McMANUS, Manager  Bar stocked with best brands of wines, liquors,  and Cigars. Beer on draught. Lance comfort-  j-blo roonaa, ���_ inO-o__i.t��blo-boiwa.   -vw*w,r  E. J. CURRAN, Prop.  Corner Stanley and Silica Streets.  To vMine -Managers and Ore Shippers.  W. Pellew Harvey, F. C. S., assayer in charge  of the provincial government assay, office, will  act as shippers' representative at any Coast  smelter, to receive, weigh,, sample- and check  pulps and to generally look after the Interests of  the miners. _ Terms made on the basi&ottonnage  handled. Apply, for particulars - to. him at  Vancouver. B. C.  NOTICE.  The Nelson Tinners' Union having   securod  the support of their employors havo agreed to  adopt the nine hour day, commencing August I.  All Union tinners will please accept this noticel  (Sgd.        Wit.PARIS, Sec     ���.!  .������.;;',, ���;-, .7:7,7,7.'..; t, ;��� ^.7::.77>77j^r^i$!i THE TRIBUNE: NELSOtf, B. C., TUESDAY AUGUST 28 1900  <;\'  '��� \  ���.t\  ir-  M  In*  P?7  1 *.r.i  Iii*  J.*/,     -  l#7  m  _���*  !'������  i'i!"  !_'.  ��� n  ,r  i'<  I  IS'  Queen Victoria Chocolates  TZEECIE   BEST   OlST   _C_E_C_E]   IMZ^IRZEIET  SOLD  OH-nTIj-T  B_r  W. F. Teetzel Sc Co.  FTTa?   XTE>   I3ST   25   __3STID  SO   OEJ>TT   BOXES  CORNER BAKER AND JOSEPHINE STREETS.  HATS! HATS!  We have just received a large consignment of Stetson hats in all the latest shapes and styles, also hats from  some of the best English makers, includings Christy's celebrated hard hats, which we are selling at prices to suit  everybody. ______________��  The Nelson  Clothing House  . _-*___l* __________________      ���s*_>,s*_ra,-r_,,-_,,:_'*-_*'--:-���_* ���  ifS C"- -S1- ���ff. *"��� t1- ^ *_"��� ^. ��"��� ^ 8"' 99999-99-09-0-0'0t^  Xif  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  Established in Nelson in 1890.  FOR LAMPS  ffl  iti  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ty Bronze Statues, Piano Lamps, Onyx Tables, .ty  ty Vases, Jardiniere Tables, Umbrella Stands, ty  ty Five o'clock Tea Kettles, Letter Racks, Call ty  ty Bells, Ink Stands, Candelabras - ty  ffl ffl  ffl _ _ ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  O-A-ILXi   OJ_T  Nelson  Jacob Dover  The Jeweler.  v Our watch making and jewelry department is attended by expert workmen.  _ Mail  and   express   orders  ty   prompt attention.  ffl  ffl  ffl  receive   our  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ���_____^_^____i_i^_      ___"___' _t_'.t'___'_!'m_'^'__\'^'_\_' __-*r~  ".^_'.xr.^.^r.i9-0-0-0       ^���*_-'^..9.'*_\''**.''<*."*;'^'^.'^"~>{  OUR TEAS AND COFFEE  Are well known all over and have achieved for themselves a reputation which will stand, as their quality cannot be surpafsed.  THE WESTERN MERCANTILE COMPANY, Ltd.  Baker Street. GROCERS. Nelson, B. C  _B"cr_r  B  B  HUME ADDITION  LOTS  m  B  B  B    GAMBLE & O'REILLY, Agents  1'��C?'��� fi?��fi_��tf?_<��?*tf  Don't Imbibe Snakes  Lots of them In the oity water.  Get one of our filters  on trial.   Prices 40 cents, $1.25 and $1.75.  OPPOSITE POSTOFFICE.  STRACHAN BROTHERS.  CITY LOCAL NEWS  The pocket book which waa lost'  by E. T. Smith, containing $11, was  returned to the  owner by G. A.  Gilchrist.  Rev. Robert Frew sailed from  England on Saturday for Canada.  He will spend;a few days with  friends in Montreal before returning  to Nelson.  Jaeob Dover has on exhibition at  his store the medal presented by  Dr. Hall for competition at the  gun club's annual shoot. The trophy  is unusually handsome in design  and is unique inasmuch as it is the  first work of the kind ever turned  Ont in the province.  The C. P. R.- is somewhat hampered for power here owing to the  damage to locomotives 88 and 28 in  last week's accident.   No.  28 was  an   old mill and would probably <  have been superannuated within a,  few weeks in any event.   "With the  machinists  out  in the company's  shops,   however,   power   is   at a  premium, and any special rush of  business   here   would   necessitate  extraordinary  methods to handle  the freight with the power available.  The demand for rock on the  Baker street work has outrun the  capacity of the Victoria street:  quarry and a small gang of men  was started yesterday at the bluff  on the east side of Josephine street, I  below Silica.    The rock crushing]  outfit also put iu an extra shift last  uight and this will be continued  until the pressure is relieved.    ,  The road work on Baker street  has reached the stage where both  blocks under way require the final  coat of finely crushed stone, and as  the crusher has not been able to  keep ahead of the work, the street  gang is reduced to one spreader.  The city council has decided not to  break ground in the block between  Ward and Stanley streets until the  two blocks east ��are rolled and  finished.  The duty on the combination'  chemical and hose wagon purchased  by the city from a firm of Chicago  manufacturers amounted to $030.  R.W.Hanniugton and wife arrived  in the city from their wedding trip.  They will reside at the Iiotel Phair  until their residence on Carbonate  street is ready for occupation.  Sheriff Tuck held an auction sale  of goods under seizure to satisfy  judgments at his office yesterday.  The first lot was the interest of  Abbie H. Williams in the Bertha  mineral claim located west of Jackson creek near the Dardanelles  mine. This was purchased by  Henry Giegrich of Ainsworth for  $86, which about covered the  judgment. A promissory note drawn  by the Britannia Mining company  in favor of Philip McVicar for  $2500 was bought by Giegrich at  $040.  The Nelson and Trail junior ball  teams crossed bats at the recreation  grounds yesterday morning. A  lovely game ensued from which the  local team emerged winners by a  score of 19 runs to 11. The players  were: Nelson, G. McBeath c, H.  McLean p, H. W. Wallace lb, D.  Johns 2b, J. Bannermau 3b, W.  Stead ss, -V. Gallon rf, P. McArthur  cf, C. McBeath If; Trail, R. Shields  c, M. Steele p, H. White lb, F. Hav-  erty 2b, V. Longford 3b. J. Callahan ss, P. Cunningham rf, D. Ker-  mode cf, M.-Islelf. Leighton of the  Rossland Stars umpired the game.  In the County Court..  Judge Spinks, judge of the county  court of Yale, presided at- a meeting of the county court here yesterday morning. The only case on-the  docket .was that of Morrison vs.  British American Gold Mining Company, in which the. plaintiff sought  to recover on a mechanic's lien several hundred dollars alleged to be  due him for work performed on  claims belonging to the defendant  company near Hall Siding. His  honor dismissed the suit, holding  that plaintiff had not proved agency  on the parttof the man who hired  him to do the work for which he  claimed coniijensation. The lien  against the claims is, therefore, dissolved. Elliott & Lennie appeared  for defendants and Galliher & Wilson for plaintiff.  Tennis Tournament.  __=The_lrawing=for=the competitions;  in the tennis club's fall tournament  was made last night and the games  were arranged as follows:  Gentlemens'   doubles���Heathcote  and E. T. Pollock, scratch, vs Fraser  ���and Crickmay, plus 15;  Byes, Barrow and Brown, plus  15;   Dickson  and Beaven, owe 15; H. W. Pollok  and Martin, owe 15; Haines and  Thompson, scratch; Macrae and  Selons plus A 15; Criddle and Baker,  plus 15; Wetmore and Lay,  plus 10.  Ladies' doubles���Mrs. Bird and  Miss Fleming vs. Mrs. Stewart and  Miss Crickmay; byes, Miss B. Hedley and Miss Baldwin, Mrs. Pollok  and Miss Hedley, Mrs. Buchanan  and Miss Bensusan.  Mixed doubles���W. F. Pollok and  Miss Baldwin, owe h 15, vs. Beaven  and Miss F. Crickmay, plus J 15;  byes, Selous and Mrs. Buchanan,  plus i 30; Macrae and Mrs. Pollok,  owe 30 ; Barrow and Mrs. Stewart,  plus J- 15; Haines and Miss B. Hedley, owe 15; Crickmay and Miss  Hedley, owe h 15; Wetmore and  Miss Bensusan, owe �� 15; Dickson  and Miss F. Crickmay, owe 30.  The preliminary games commence today and the arrangement  is to have the finals on Saturday  afternoon. The tennis club will  give a ball, at Fraternity hall on  the evening of September llth, the  committee,in- charge being Messrs.  Selous, Beaven? Crickmay, Gamble  ancl Brown.  First Annual Shoot.  At a meeting of;the l'ifle association, held last night, it was decided  to hold the first annual shoot on  Friday-, and Saturday, September  28th and 29th. A subscription list  was passed around among the members present, and $70 subscribed as  a starter. Committees were appointed to canvass -the city for  money, prizes, cups, medals, etc.  There will be a meeting to arrange  a program for the different events  at the range next Saturday. A refreshment booth aud secretary's  oflice are to be erected on the  grounds, with which the butts will  be connected by telephone. It is  the intention'to send programs to  all associations^ the province. The  secretary is in receipt of letters  from Revelstoke and Coast marksmen in regard to competing at  the shoot. 'The Rossland team will  shoot a return'match here on Monday next. ���         Soldiers Didn't Come.'  Toronto, August 27.���About 500  ; people, including the pipers of the  .48th Highlanders and a number of  the members, of that, regiment,  gathered .oh.the platform of the  union station this morning to welcome the.Toronto men returning  from South Africa. It .was thought  one soldier' j^ould arrive by the  early train from."Mon.treal and.the  crowd waited/two hours ."for ."the  second section,-of the'train which  was late. No member of either  contingent arrived, . however, and  enquiry in Quebec by the railway  officials brought out the fact that  the veterans were still there. It is  expected they will arrive tomorrow.  No formal " welcome' has been  arranged.       *    "   League Games.  Buffalo 0, Kansas City 3.  Detroit 1, Milwaukee 9.  Rochester 2, Toronto 0.  Cleveland 0," Chicago 2.  ' Chicago 2, St. Louis 1.  Brooklyn 9, New York 2.  Providence '9, Hartford 3.  Indindapolis. 0, .Minneapolis 0.  Eleven innings, darkness stopped  game. ���    .   Veterans Entertained.  ^M6NT-REA-r3^^iigust^27i^Ei"_h:ty=  members of the Amoskeag veterans  of Manchester, New Hampshire, and  the Continentals of Worcester,  Massachusetts, arrived in the city  this -evening. They were met at the  station by the Highland cadets and  the pipers of the Royal Scots and a  NELSON OPERA HOUSE  J. E. ANNABLE, Manager.  Extraordinary Engagement,       A Theatrical Eveqt.       Four Mights Orjly.  Wednesday  Next,   August   29th  First Appearance in Nelson of the  Australian   Comedy   Company  Direct from the Antipodes.  At great expense this company has been organized in-Australia to tour Canada and South  Africa. Wednesday neict, August 29th, will be produced a special adaptation of Alphonso Daudet's  famous work  ii  SAPHO  5*  MRS. GEORGE ELLIOT AS SAPHO.       ��� THE GREATKST PLAY OF THE AGE.  THURSDAY, AUGUST30th _~_S.tstc_    I    FRIDAY, AUGUST 31st,     Uiq U|_ht flllt  Tho Most Notable of Comedies   V'**Ol��t5    | The   Funny   Comedy     ",s "'g'l1 uul  TO BE  FOLLOWED BY A  BURLESQUE IN ONE ACT OF  TO BE  FOLLOWED JBY A   ���   SaphO  ESTABLISHED 1892  H.   BYERS  &  CO.  ESTABLISHED 1892  HARDWARE  Garden, Mill, Steam and Suction  Hose.  Crucible   Cast  Steel   Wire Rope  6-16 to 1-in. in stock.  Leather and  Rubber Belting.  Sheet, .Square and Round Rubber  Flax and Garlock Packing  Pipe Fittings, Brass Goods, Rails  Black and Galvanized Sheet Iron  Soft Steel Plates  1-8, 3-16 and 1-4 x 72, 96 and 120  Agents���Truax Oro Cars, Giant Powdor, and Metropolitan Fuso, etc.  H. BYERS & CO.*  NELSON  KASLO  SANDON  Saturday's Piece will be Duly Announced.  Prices $1, 75c and 50c.     Seats or) Sale Saturday.  number of local military men and  escorted to tbe Windsor. Tomorrow tliey inspect tbe city, sboot  tbe Lachine rapids .and leave in tbe  evening for Quebec.  Foul Play Suspected.  Montreal, August 27.���The remains of F. X. LaPierre, a Montreal  hotel keeper found dead in a hotel  at Hannibal, Missouri, arrived this  morning. His friends here suspect  foul play and claim that a sum of  money that was known to be in his  possession has disappeared.  Heat in Montreal.  Montreal, August 27.���A hot  wave struck this city a few days  ago. The past two days have been  the hottest of tbe season. Two  persons, overcome with heat, were  removed to tbe hospital. So far as  known, no deaths have occurred  from heat.   HOTEL v ARRIVALS.  PHAIR���W. K. Zwiekly, Sandon; W. Hayne.  W. E. Lafaver, Spokane; .1. II. Van Dorn,  Wallace. Idaho; Alex Gibson, Vancouver; Frank  Oliver, G. B. Paul, T. Billiard. Paul Johnson and  family, Rossland; \V. M. Ridpath, Spokane;  Frank Robbins, North Star Mine; R. McNully,  Rossland.  HUME.���Ernest MansQcld, P. Maris, Kaslo;  H. A. Small and wife, Vancouver; J. K. Wiliianis.  Kingston, Onlario; Mrs. Dr. P. Campbell and  family, Rossland; Miss G. U. Sixtcr. New York:  J. Black, San Francisco; G. C. Stannard, Hamilton. Ontario; M. Warren. San Francisco; j\lrs.  J. P. Vroom, Waneta; T. G, ReNe, L. Giiftncr,  Greenwood; R. Bowman, C. R. Oldershaw, Vancouver; H. Kobald. Winnipeg; T. A. Garland,  Portage la Prairie; J. O. Hearing, Winnipeg.  QU_EN'S.���A. H. Sherman. Montreal; J. E.  Clark, Slocan City; John Welch, Five-mile  Point; Miss Laustt, Miss Haven, Calgary.  BUSINESS  MENTION.  Wanted ��� Two  firemen holding  certificate^ for high pressure stationary boilcrs.-  Must be of good - habits. Men of family preferred. For paiticulars address W. F. Little,  manager The II. W. McNeill Co., Ltd., Anthracite, N. W. T.  Large   furnished . rooms   to   let.  Apply Macdonald building, coi tier of Josophino  and vemon streets.  To let���new. well finished bouse  on Victoria street, five rooms, plumbing, bath,  electric light complete. Best part of the town,  near Phair hotel.   Rent $25.   Apply box 182.  Wanted���Immediately first class  .coat- maker. ���   Apply by -wire, A. David, The  Miners' Tailor, Sandon, 13. C.  Nursery (Stock���Fruit and Ornamental���over "00 acres. Orders close September  loth for fall delivery. Get your orders in. H. H.  Avery, 221 Carbonate street, Nelson, is our repre--  scntativc for tho Kootenays. Stone & Wellington, Toronto, Ontario.  .  Hack   calls left at   the   Pacific  Transfer barn" on Vernon street. Telephone  .call 35.  W. REINHARD, M. D.  General Practice.  SPECIALTY:  Eye,  Ear  and  Nose.  Ofllce:  Baker Street, near  Fraternity Hall.  Telephone No. li. - .-       ���     :  NELSON TENT AND  AWNING FACTORY  The best equipped establishment in British Columbia for turning out  all kinds of canvas goods.  THEO IV|ADS0/f, Proprietor.  Baker Streot, Nelson.  Kootenay  Coffee   Co.  NKLSON. RO.  Coffee roasters and dealers Id Te* and Coffee.  Offer fresh roasted coffee of best quality as  follows I  Java and Arabian Mooha, per pound 9 40  Java and Mooha I.'lend, 3 pounds  1 00  Fine Santos,! pounds  1 00  Santos Blend, 5 pounds ._.. 1 00  Our Special Blend. _ pounds  1 00  Our Rip Roast, 6 pounds ._._. I 00  ���A taikl order solicited.  Salesroom 2 doors east  of Oddfellows blook. West) Baker street.  Bankrupt StocK  FOR SALE BY TENDER.  Sealed tenders -will be received for the purchase of the stock in trade and fixtures belonging to the estato of Messrs. Vahoy & Kerman. of  Grand Forks, B. C, uutil Saturday, September  loth next, addressed to the undersigned at Box  936, Winnipeg, Manitoba.  The stock consists ofa general assortment of dry-  goods, mil.inery, carpets, house furnishings ana  wall paper, which together with fixtures amount  to $16,000 more or less.'  As tho whole stock has been purchased within  the past twelvo months it is in excellent condition and well assorted.  Tho stook can be seen in the shop lately occupied by the insolvents in Grand Forks.  Terms���Ono quarter cash and tho balance at  two, four and six months on approved notes.  The highest or any tender not necessarily accepted.  R.    H.    BRYCE  ASSIGNEE.  GENUINE BARGAINS  In all Lines of Fishing Tackle, Guns,  Rifles and Ammunition  ���   ���   ���   ���  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY'  A_-��* ^�� ����������. ��� ������� ��� ����� *���� ��� ��?��� ^ *���� ��� ^ ��� ��^ ��?J  Xif  to   185 Bakep Street.  ffl  to  to  to  to  to  iti  to  iti  iti  to  to  to  to  ffl  ffl  KIRKPATRICK  & WILSON.  ^^5i2*t^iS_B__,^_��i_^i_i--_�� i  ���0-0-9-9-0-9-99-9r99':0.-^  Telephone 10.   to  to  to  We have removed our place of business  for the next few months to the old Burns  shop, next to the Nelson Hotel, where we  hope to, see all pur old customers and many  new ones.   Give us a call.  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  185 Bakep Street  ffl   Telephone 10  Wl  ^���_**a ������&���-_) ���-?���&���->���_�� -_���.���_���_������_* ____________________  '*���i0- 0-0-9- 0.0.0-0.0-0-^1 _-.9.e.<s. as. <?.<&. s.t.f-  Xti  toi  to  to  to  to  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  &  FRUIT  NOW   IS   THE   TIME   TO  PRESERVE   PLUMS,  PEACHES, PEARS  We Have the Fruit and Also the Jars.  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.  .&&i  Wi We have sold 75 per cent of all the  ���-���-Portland-Cement  Wj  Wj  Wj  Fipe Brick Fipe Clay  and Sewer Pipe  USED IN KOOTENAY  Just received carload Dominion Ale and Porter  (PINTS AND QUARTS)  Dominion White Label Ale (pints and quarts).   This is  the finest Ale brewed in Canada.  Dominion Bulk Ale (15 gallon kegs)  Teacher's Scotch Whiskey is still the best.  Wk  H. J. EVANS & GO.  W"i  Wj<  Wj  0  P. Burns & Co.  Wholesale and Retail  -SrS^B.o. Dealers in Meats  Markets at   N'elson,   Bossland,   Trail,  Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, _Tev  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver. 7  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALIi KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker street, Nelson        E. C. TRAVES, Manager  ORDERS BY MAIL RECEIVE CAREFUL AND PROMPT ATTENTION.*  _&.������;  '���'^.fyp.^^his^y^

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