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Array ____>  DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVEJ DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH YEAR.  JSTELSON:  TUESDAY MORNING SEPTEMBER 4 J900  PRICE FIVE CENTS  I  PAY OF OFFICIALS STOPPED  y  From Viceroy Downward.  Lo; *)ON, September _.���4:10 a. _a.  ���The'latest reliable dispatch under  a Pekin date is now nearly a fortnight old. An undated dispatch  has been received at Vienna reporting that'the allied troops arrived  at Pekin, marching through the  imperial palace on August 28, but  it was known that this date had  been fixed by the allied commanders  I'or a formal promenade. There is  no other news of any kind. The  Hong Kong correspondent of the  Daily-Mail says thafc the Canton  officials have been ordered to transmit all possible revenue to the  north for war expenses, and thafc  all pay of officials, from the viceroy  down-ward, has been stopped during  hostilities.  The Vienna correspondent of tlio  Standard telegraphs that he learns  from a good source that tho Germans, Austrians and Italians will  remain in Pekin after the .Russian  withdrawal.  Shang-Hai and Houg Kong dispatches express the utmost astonishment ab the idea of evacuating  Pekin.  The Daily News suggests, editorially, that Russia may have  made secret terms with China behind the backs of the powers.  The Standard expresses gratification afc the explanation that tho  United States government does not  approve of the Russian proceedings.  The Daily Express publishes an  interview with a New York Chinaman, Liu Chuah, who admits Li  Hung Chang's "duplicity and rooted  antagonism to western ideas," but,  thinks that the allies have no0choice  but to negotiate with him or to ro-  . tire from China forever.  M. de Blowitz, the Paris correspondent of tho Times, asserts that  the origin of Russia's decision to  evacuate Pekin was her desire to  frustrate- the-schemes of emperor  "William and-to correct the impression produced by the kaiser's speech,  attributing to emperor Nicholas the  initiative  in  the   appointment   of  field marshal count yon Waldersee  ; to the command of the international  ���* forces.  murdered right and left, and do  still. I believe we were granted  one day to loot, bufc this was soon  stopped. The American quarter  has been quiet, aud avo guard it as  best we can wifch our .mall garrison.  The Chinese dead are buried and  the town is cleared up and peaceable. Thero were 2000 dead Chinese, aud probably one third of the  city is burned by shot and shell  and incendiaries. Ou account of  the crowded condition of the city  it would be a good thing if one half  of it wero destroyed."  YU MURDERED FOREIGNERS  Notes From Fekin.  Pekin, Tuesday, August 2.���Ping  Ching is endeavoring to open  negotiations with the allies.  Yu Hsien, governor of Shang-Hai,  has sent a memorial to the throne  asking for a reward for having invited fifty-two foreigners under his  protection and for having afterwards killed them.  In the provisional government  established here each nationality  administers laws according to "its  own ideas.  There is a possibility of the Pekin  dispatches being somewhat in error  as to the identity of the Chinese  official who is asking a reward for  murdering fifty-two foreigners. A  dispatch to the Associated Press  from Chee-Foo, dated August 29th,  said Yu, the governor of the province of Shen-Si, was reported to  have invited the foreigners in that  province to come under his protection. Ifc was added that about  August 21st fifty foreigners accepted the invitation and all were  massacred. Probably Yu, governor  of Shen-Si, is identical with Yu  Hsien, who is referred to in the  Pekin dispatches as "governor of  Shang-Hai."  Cigarmakers Win.  New York, September 3.���Two  members of the cigar manufacturers' combine which locked oufc its  union employes twenty-six mouths  ���s ago have surrendered uncondi-  _ tionally, and it is believed tho union  1 will Avin a complete victory. The  j strike has envolved 10,000 persons  I' in this city and has spread to Phila-  \ delphia, Lancaster, Pa., York and  1 McSherrytown, Pa., whore 30,000  .j more workers have been called out  ';, in brauch factories operated by  4 members of the manufacturers'  ., combine. It has cost the Cigar-  }| makers' International union jnearlyi  f $2007000, and the cost to the manufacturers they can not themselves  estimate. The factories have been  idle for six months, and much of  the trade losfc in that time has been  driven to other firms and to other  cities and can never be regained.  , A Pretty Tough Yarn.  %   Niagara Palls, New "York, September 3.���A party of twenty Can-  fi'adiaus, most of them said to hail  j from Toronto, came to Echota today  a to carry out a footrace for a purse  and prizes said to aggregate $1000.  i'f A difficulty arose over the decision  ' of the referee, and the Canadians  ] engaged in a fierce quarrel.   They  went to Salt's hotel to settle the  affair, but quarrelled so furiously  that thoy were pufc out.    Going to  a dock at the foot of Sugar street  ijthey continued the brawl.   Rufus  jiHall, who keeps a saloon near the  eplace, undertook to drive the men  I away with a shot gun.   He is said  iifto have fired bird shot into the  'crowd,  whereupon the  Canadians  scattered,    boarding    trolley cars  [|bound      in    various     directions.  Several of the fleeing men were seen  to grasp their arms and legs as if  wounded. 7   Two Thousand Dead Chinese.  p Denver, Colorado, September 3.  If���Major Hopper of this city has re-  ���|ceived a   letter   from   Lieutenant  ^Coolidge, dated Tien-Tsin, China,  1st 8fch; . Lieutenant Coolidge  Rled the Ninth infantry in its attack  Kon the inner walls of Tien-Tsin.  jfThe letter gives an account of the  ||5ghting at Tien-Tsin and continues:  I| 'The Japs looted the Chinese houses,  ibu'fc the French were entirely in the |  Banks to Combine.  .  New York, September 3.���In  connection with _ the -statement  made yesterday of the purchase by  a syndicate of a controlling interest  of the Ninth National bank in this  city with Alva Trowbridge as president, announcement was made today that overtures were made to  tho National Citizen's bank, the  People's bank, the Pacific bank, the  Mechanics' and Traders' bank and  tho East River National bank for  an amalgamation of all these institutions with the Ninth. It is not  known just how far negotiations  for the absorption of the banks  have progressed, but it is stated  that most of the bank presidents  mentioned, favor the proposition  advocated by the syndicate and the  probability is that all will come in.  New Trial Ordered.*  Philadelphia, September 3.���  Orders have been received from St.  Petersburg by the Russian naval  _inspectors=at=C-amps^=ship=yards  which will necessitate a new trial  for the cruiser Variag before her  formal acceptance by the Russian  government. This is due to the accident which happened during the  last trial, when the head of, one of  the high-pressure cylinders was  cracked. No date for the new trial  has been decided upon. A sustained speed of twenty-three knots  for twelve hours is required by the  contract. This vessel exceeded this  by one and six-tenths knots for six  consecutive hours when the accident occurred.  A SUCCESSFUL CELEBRATION  At Eossland.  Rossland, September 3.���In more  ways than one it could be said of  today that it was the finest celebration of Labor day yefc held in this  city.   In the first placethe weather  was most excellent and a better day  for the sports could hardly have  been wished.   There was  hardly a  cloud in the sky, and yet the heat  was tempered by the. breeze from  the   north.     Then, in tho second  place, the wholo people seemed to  turn out with a will and seemed to  be determined to make a success of  the celebration.    The crowds on the  streets    were   goodtempered   and  watched  the , various   events and  listened to the music of the bands,  the Star Cornet aud the City baud  with much interest.   Interspersed  with the purely Labor element of  the city there were to be seen sandwiched amid the crowds the well  known forms of many of the business men of the city.    The floats  were a great success and gave rise  to many plaudits.   The procession  gave   a   very   vivid   idea ��� of the  strength of the union element of,  the city. -       _  Tne' speeches, made by mayor  Goodeve, Chris Foley, James Willis  and Arthur Ferris were appreciated by the listeners, who interrupted the speakers only by applause. The entertainment consisted of a- street parade; participated in by the various unions and  floats of business firms. This was  followed by speaking,, and then  came the sports, drilling contests,  firemen's contests and foot and  bicycle races. One of the principal  sporting events of the day was the  rock-drilling contest, in which there  were four entries, and which was  won by Mike Burns aud Dan Leary,  sociation of New York is announced.  Tho contract with tho Mutual Reserve, by which all of the 30,000 of  the Northwestern are taken over  without medical examination places  all of the members upou an equality.-  The Northwestern Life will pay  over to the Mutual Reserve as a  basis of consideration the legal reserves maintained on tho policies,  amounting to $0,047,000. The assets  and liabilities will remain with the  Northwestern, which will go iuto  tho hands of a receiver.  CITY  LOCAL   NEWS.  Cavalry Reached Nagasaki.  Washington, September 2.���The  war department has been informed  of the arrival of the transports  Garonne and Packling, with two  squadrons of First cavalry aboard,  at Nagasaki on August 30th.  Lieutenant-colonel Lebo, who is in  command, reports the health of the  troops excellent, ho casualties occurring during the vopage. These  transports will be sent to Manila in  accordance wifch the department's  decision to send no more troops to  China.   Officer Shot a Pole.  Buffalo, September 3.���Resulting from a saloon row in the Polish  quarter tonight, Lawrence Jankow-  ski was sho. through a lung by  patrolman Koester, whom he was  endeavoring to prevent from making an arrest. Jankowski and a  crowd of Poles sprang upon the  officer, took aAvay his prisoner and  were kicking him. Koester freed a  hand, got at his revolver and fired  into the crowd. Two of the bullets  struck Jankowski,  and it   is   not  drilling 34$ inches in fifteen minutes. Joseph Warish and Julius  Potasto were next, and ���' drilled 32|j  inches. .The celebration woundup,  with a grand ball at the Miners''  Union hall, which* was filled to  overflowing.  Will Resume Work.  Pittsburg, September 3.���About  25,000 idle tin plate Avorkers of the  American Tin Plate Company  throughout the country will resume work next Tuesday. This is  the result of the scale conference  betAveen the Amalgamated association representatives and manufacturers, which ended here today.  The scale signed tonight is the  same as last year's rate of $4.25 a  a box of "I. C. coke plate," but concessions made on the base weight  give the workers an advance of  eight per cent. The tin house  scale will be adjusted next Friday.  On a Technicality.  San Francisco, September 3.���  iJulia___i.=T.=Arnold,-=son���of��� sir  Edwin-Arnold, held for extradition  to England on four charges of embezzlement, Avas given a hearing on  a writ of habeas corpus before  United States district judge De  Haven today. Arnold's attorney  argued thafc his client could nofc be  held for trial if the alleged offense  had been committed in this state,  and that the proceedings that Arnold had been engaged in were civil  and not criminal. The judge took  the case under advisement.  Martin Madden < has received the  contract for the erection of a $3000  flat building on,.Hall street. Mis.  Rosecrans of Greemvood is fche  OAvner. ij :  The specifications for the union  depot at the C.';P. R. yards are  completed and tenders will be called  for shortly. "... *  Clarence Ogilvie, C. P. R. yard-  master, has purchased the residence  of A. Pfeiffer on the north side of  Carbonate street, between Josephine  and Ward streets. The property  changed hands at $2200.  From thirty-five;to forty men are  at work on the Highland property  at AinsAvorth, whicli was recently  transferred to an;' English syndicate. Foundations are being laid  for permanent bunk houses, cook  houses, office buildings, etc.  Nurse Watt, nee- Kennedy, has  returned to the cifcy and aviII resume  practice. .   .  Those who reside near "the Avater  front were aAvakened, early yesterday morning -by the hideous music  proceeding from' the throats of a  band. of coyotes across the river.  The howling ��� continued until well  on towards noon, and it is supposed  that the beasts were celebrating the  opening :of the hunting season.  Alaskan Natives Dying.  Washington,- ; September  fcobbery business and robbed and | thought that he can recover.  Investing Ladybrand.  Ma/ru, Basutoland, September 3.  ���Commandos under Fouril, Gro-  bela, Demmer and Hassebrook, together with tAvo hundred of  Theron's scouts are investing the  British garrison at Ladybrand. Ifc  is reported that the troops have  already burned their stores, and it  is feared that they will be compelled to surrender. General Hunter is hastening to their relief.  Ping Li Arrested.  Pekin, September 3.���Ping Li,  member of the tsung li yamen, and  president of the police, visited the  Austrian representative yesterday  and was arrested for complicity in  the attacks on the legations.  Will Debark Troops.  Shang-Hai, September 3.���The  German transport Batavia will debark German troops at Woo Sung  to assist the British and French  detachments;  Companies Consolidate.  Chicago, September 3.���The consolidation of the Northwestern Life  Assurance Company of Chicago with  the Mutual Reserve Fund Life As-  3.���  Governor   Brady . of Alaska, in  a  letter to secretary-Hitchcock, dated'  St. Michael,- Alaska,  describes  the  distress'in Alaska;which the government is taking steps to alleviate.  The letter says : " I arrived here  last evening afc 8 o'clock.   While  coming down the Yukon we stopped  at various places to wood up, and  whertver possible I made obserA-a-  fcions.   Afc a place called Greyling,  some 500 miles from here, I saw  that the natives Avere sick in nearly  every tent upon the shore line and  Avere   in   a   deplorable    condition.  Some were lying groaning on the  ground.   I   saw   one   man sitting  Avith   his   Avhole body naked and  coughing and groaning.    The pity  of ifc Avas  that nothing Avas being  done   for their relief.     Even the  sub-treasurer       at       the     place  was       sick       in       bed.        This  morning   the    Bear - arrived from  Siberia and different points  along  the Alaskan coast and Sfc. Lawrence  island, aud reports a terrible state  of affairs among the natives.   In  some"places"th"e"native_"rel)W^fc_tirat"  more than one-half of them - liaAre  died., and Avhere tiie revenue officers  have been able to investigate about  one-fourth   have   died.     The   epidemic seems  to come in tho form  of grip, attended by pneumonia or  measles, or both.   The natives seem  to   become   stupefied  and  utterly  helpless and lie down to die.    I find  the officers of the treasury department have  taken tho matter up iu  the name   of   tho   government to  give the speediest possible assistance."  Governor Brady commends lieutenant H. Jarvis of the revenue  cutter service as oue Avho takes a  real interest in the natives, and is  a proper medium for giving relief  to the stricken.  GERMANY WILL NOT GIVE UP  Her Grip on Pekin.  Berlin, September 3.���Negotiations continue between the powers  respecting the propositions of  Russia. It appears that the portion of the proposal which contemplates the removal of the legations  to- Tien-Tsin does not meet AA'ith  opposition, bufc the proposal that  the troops should vacate Pekin Avill  not bo acted upou until after  thorough examination of the case  by other powers Avith a special view  to the question of military advisability. Germany's program is to  await the action of the other  powers. Count von Buelow, the  German foreign minister, has made  a communication to this effect to  the Russian ambassador, count von  der Ostensacken.  A high official of the German  office said today, in defining Germany's position: "Germany has not  answered Russia formally, although  she has informed her confidentially  as to the views of the German government. Certainly we do not object to the removal of the legations  temporarily to Tien-Tsin, as this  would enable the members to recuperate from their recent hardships. So far as the answer of the  United States to Russia is concerned, we now see it to be in substantial agreement with Germany's  position."  Most of the German papers are  of the opinion thafc ifc is Arery doubtful if Germany can adopt Russia's  suggestions, and. they deplore the  evidence of a threatening split in  the European concert. One leading  Berlin journal asserts that emperor  William, while conversing with a  group of officers last Saturday  evening, said: "Under no conditions  shall AA'e give up Pekin, not even if  every army corps has to be mobilized."  I beg to assure you I have never  relaxed my efforts to urge thafc  your release ought to be granted.  I feel strongly, as I have felt from  the start, that you ought never to  have been convicted, and this  opinion I very clearly expressed to  Mr. Asquith, but I am very sorry  to say, hitherto Avithout effect.  Rest assured that I shall renew my  representations to the incoming  home secretary, whoever he may  be, as soon as the government is  formed and the secretary is ,, in a  positioii to deal with such matters."  HILL GOES TO WASHINGTON  7 -jd  ~_I  Phoenix a Great Camp.  Pucenix, September 3.���Since the  Old Ironsides and Knob Hill began,  sending ore to the Granby .'smelter,  at the rate of ten cars or 300 tons  daily a Aveek ago, Phoenix has made  a jump to the second camp in British Columbia in point of ore shipments. Ph(cnix itself and the  camps to which it is the nearest  banking and business center are  shipping 3500 tons of copper-gold  ore per week, or 135,000 tons per  year. The Knob Hill and Old Ironsides are shipping at the rate of  2,100 tons Aveekly, Avhich will be  again doubled in about tAvo AA'eeks,  when the new Knob Hill compressor  is installed and at Avork breaking  down ore. The B. C. mine is shipping 150 tons daily, or over 1000  tons Aveekly, over the Phcenix spur.  Other mines near here, such as the  Golden CroAvn, Winnipeg aud Athel-  stau, are also shipping steadily.  Bufc one mining camp in the province now exceeds Phcenix in point  of shipments, and that is Rossland.  A FREIGHT TRAIN WRECKED  Opposite Grohman Creek.  A. C. P. R. freight train was  wrecked about _:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon at trestle No. 57,  opposite the mouth of Grohman  creek. The train Avas an extra  freight proceeding toward Nelsou  at a moderate rate of speed. Conductor Irving was in charge. No  one was injured.  Just as the train approached the  trestle a couple of cars jumped the  track. The wheels tore up the  sleepers and finally smashed down  a couplp of bents, leaving" a gap  into which three cars piled, falling  to the ground some forty or fifty  feefc beloAv. The locomotive with  sixteen cars was safely across and  pulled into Nelson. The van in  which the crew were riding remained on the west side of the  trestle with several1 cars. The  damaged rolling stock consisted of  two refrigerator cars and one box  car.  The emergency train was dispatched to the scene of the wreck  in haste, and the work of repairing  the damaged trestle was begun  within an hour or so. Trainmaster  Hamilton was in charge. Superintendent Troup was on the way to  Rossland when he learned of the  accident, and immediately returned  to look into. 1 matters personally.  The Rossland train,was a couple of  hours late owing> to^the, jelelay _in  transferring passengers"''and 'bag-'  gage around the damaged trestle.  Repairs are being made rapidly and  the line will be open over trestle 57  by tomorrow night.  As Head of State Department.  Washington,  September   3.���A  dispatch from minister Conger was ,-  received by the state department  today.' It Avas chiefly interesting^  from the fact that it was the first  word from him since his message of ���>  about the 27th ultimo referring to J  the    proposed   parade   of   troop's '"  through   the   imperial    palace. ,iu.  Pekin.   Like that, his dispatch is 7  dateless as to Pekin.   The contents  were not made public, but it was ..  stated that- ifc   contained nothing "e  materially changing the situation.  The lack of a date led to a deter mi-���" agnation  to take energetic steps by.  which all dispatches hereafter coining to the state department from,'_  China will have the date clearly *'-  stated. ^ ;  Two   other - dispatches   received"'*  today from China refer to the gen-"'j'>'  eral health of   the troops, which is7',  satisfactory.   It cannot be learned',  that there   is   any agreement be- -  fcween   the   powers   touching   the*,'  withdrawal   of   the   internationals-  forces from Pekin.   The plain inference   is   thac   the   powers' are "-.  acting upon the hint conveyed in../"  the late note from the state depart-. *':'  ment, and are bringing all their in-/'  fluence to bear upon Russia to try {*.  and induce her to change her views,. i���  as to the withdraAval of her troops.7 *  It is noted as a fact of great sig-.- -.  hificance that the proposal is being7'"^ISi  made to have prince Ching return'^,' i'^f  to   Pekin   as   acting   head of-the       '"  Chinese government.   The suggestion is made so that the progress of  this wave of  reorganization   may7'"'*.-!_<!  continue   while   the  international  troops are still in Pekin. -",-  Dr. Hill, first assistant secretary,  of state, returned to Washington'  today and assumed the duties of::  acting head of the state department, relieving Mr. Adee, who has.  performed ��� the duties during .the:  perplexing diplomatic exchanges tov,-,  this date.   Dr. Hill has been absentW  .if'A  r~ xit  -'Vl  '%%\  ���' V>��l  ���tt ���&__?._  ���y^i\  " ;>"5"il  -^���._|  " '���". *__  y*m  ���M  -_{B_s1  ��� .��?!  yym\  ��� '".-r;w|  *$_  ���*OT  c; _v*5��l  ���'.'.'���<$#'__  .ttf���ysi  .���ctjS\  j ^m  Fire at Atlin.  Victoria, September 3.���Word  was received here today of the  burning of a large portion of the  business section of Atlin  city. The citizens Avorked like  Trojans and succeeded in confining  the fire to the business portion of  the town. As the buildings in Atlin are mostly of wood the fire,  aided by a strong wind, spread very  rapidly. About ten buildings were  totally wiped out and others par-,  tially destroyed. The loss is said  to be in the neighborhood of $40,-  000, with little or no insurance.  Many Deaths From Cholera.  Bombay, September 3.���Official  returns show that there were 7909  deaths from cholera'in the native  and British states during the week  ending August 25fch. The number  of relief Avorks are decreasing and  the numbers receiving gratuitous  relief are increasing.  Giant Resumes Shipment.'  Rossland, September 3.���In connecting the Avorkings at the new  shaft to those of the old at the 200-  foot level on the Nickel Plate a fine  body af ore Avas encountered in the  crosscut about tAvo Aveeks ago.  Thi3 has since been proved in two  places. In the second a stopo has  been commenced, which is 28 feet  wide and of a good shipping value  ���clear across its Avidfch. This lies  aboufc 200 feet south of the main  zouo of the mino and is practically  a new ore body, which it is thought,  Avill prove equal in extent to thafc  of the old. This makes tho third  vein of pay ore found in the mine.  The Giant resumed shipping this  Aveek from the upper ledge and it  is anticipated that tho shipments  will be kept; up indefinitely. The  Centre Star will commence shipping to Trail tomorrow. Tho shipments Avill be at the rate of 300  tons per day at first.  No Trace of Plague.  Neav York, September 3.���Healfch  officer Doty today boarded the City  of Rome, which arrived last night  from Greenock, Scotland. He found  no trace of bubonic plague and the  vessel was alloAvedto go to her pier  at noon.  Friend of Mrs. Maybrick.  London, September 3.��� Before  leaving England Dr. Clark Bell, of  New York, gave a representative of  the Associated Press a copy of a  letter Avitten by the late chief  justice of England to Mrs. May-  brick as follows:  "Royal Court, June 27, 1895.���  Mrs. Maybrick���Madame: I have  been absent from the city, hence  the delay in ansAvering your letter.  Strike at Phoenix.  Phoenix, September 3.���The War  Eagle mine, in this camp, has made  another excellent find of ore. Last  week workmen began sinking in an  old prospecting shaft east of the  main shaft about 175 feet. It had  been decided to continue this old  shaft to the 100-foot level, as it was  knoAvn that there Avas some ore  there. As sinking continued the  ore grew better and wider, and  miners were Avorking all last week  in a fine grade copper sulphide ore.  So far they have sunk over thirty  feet and are still in good paying  rock. The entire bottom of the shaft  is      in      excellent      chalcopyrite  Resident manager Buck���says-  that in the new find the ore is of  better quality than that found in  the west raise a short timo ago,  where tests resulted in securing  values of $21.60 in gold and copper.  Established a Record.  Grand Forks, September 3.���  Tho Granby smelter continues to  run very smoothly. Thus far only  one furnace, is in operation. Although its nominal capacity is only  250 tons per day, ifc established a  record two days this Aveek by reducing 310 and 318 tons of ore respectively for tho twenty-four  hours. This is duo to the fact that  tho ores of the Knob Hill and Old  Ironsides, iioav being treated, aro  self-fluxing, not requiring tho addition of limestone. Tho second carload of matte will be shipped to  NeAV York on Tuesday.  Serious Fire at Guaymas.  Nogales, Arizona, September 3.���  A serious fire occurred at Guaymas,  Sonora, Mexico, last night, Avhich  consumed the general merchandise  establishment of F. A, Aguilar.  The building covered an entire  block and Avas the largest of its  kind on the west coast of Mexico.  The stock of goods carried was  valued at nearly $1,000,000, on  which a loss of $300,000 Avas sustained. Insurance carried was about  $20,000.. ���    7  Turned Over to the Japanese.  London, September 3.���An Austrian official dispatch says Ping Li,  who was arrested by the Austrian  representative at Pekin, was military go\rernor of Pekin, and adds  that the Austro-Hungarian contingent is quartered in Ping Li's  palace. After his arrest he Avas  turned over fco the Japanese.  ������.r~~7~*'i_,-:::  in-New England with hisfam ily'on^fr6^  a vacation. Soon after arriving K'e^r'^s*  went to the White House and spent  half an hour Avifch fche president, go-  J ing over the present status of the  Chinese negotiations. Later he  conferred at length with Mr. Adee.'  From this time on until 3Ir. Hay  returns Dr. Hill will be the active  head of the state department.  t'M  ,-*.���  Wilde's Report Received.  Washington, September 3.���The  navy department has just received  by mail tho official report of captain Wilde of the battleship  Oregon of the circumstances attending the grounding of that ship- in  the gulf of Pe-Chili last June, and  her-successful salvage. The report  goes to confirm the department's  preA'iously expressed conviction  that the grounding was not in any  respect attributable to fault on the  part of captain Wilde^orany officer���  of the Oregon, Avho in fact appear  to have exercised extraordinary  precautions to guard against the  accident. The Oregon has now  been completely repaired and arrived yesterday at Woo-Sung,  where sho is to form one of the  international fleet to guard the  transport service during the  existence of the Chinese troubles.  rJ"'d  ���-vii  Blockade in Kansas.  Kansas Citv, September 3.���The  extensive yards of tho Santa Fo  railroad in Argentine are almost  exclusively occupied Avith cars of  Avhcat, Avhich ifc is almost impossible  to move. It was estimated thafc  there wero twenty miles of Avheafc  cars there this morning. The  trouble is said to be due to the inability of the Chicago division of  the road to handle tho great infloAV  of wheat from the various branch  lines in Kansas. The difficulty is  not so much from a car famine as  it is due to the lack of motive  power to keep the lines cleaned.  All the other roads in Kansas are  unable to handle the wheat offered.  All the elevators are full and  farmers are dumping Avheat in big  piles on the ground near the railroad stations.   Sawmill Burned.  Mount Sterling, Ky., September  3.���The Oneonta Lumber Company's sawmill and shipyards at  Scranton, Menifee county, have  been destroyed by fire. Loss,  $00,000.    Hart Resumes Charge.  Pekin, September 3.���Sir Robert  Hart, the director of the Chinese  imperial maritime customs, has resumed charge of the customs' and  has reopened the imperial posts.  -st--  ''.:.��� ".,..���-".;���;.':::...'\' ^���tt'.i{.'Kx^,z't_^t_f^-_\-^^^i\^_^__^  ^������iTSSiti THE TRIBUNE: NELSON B. C TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 4  1900  TO SPOKANE  AND REPUBLIC  Reduction in Long Distance Rates. Use the  Kootenay Lake Company's Lines.  OTHER   BATES   PBOPOBTMATELY   LOW,  KEMP'S PATENT STEAM CEREAL COOKER  m  A siinplo, inexpensive kitchen convenience, useful in one hundred ways.    So many  Soonle say they cannot cat ontmeul, butKcmp's .Steam Corcul Cooker helps over the  illiculiy.   In cereals cooked by this method, llio kernels uro expanded by " '   circulating over them, making thom'tendor, dolleato, delicious and readily ...  None need deny themselves theso nutritious foods If thoy havo them properly  by steam.  tho steam  digestible.  cooked  WEST BAKER STREET,  Nelson, British Columbia.  _V_cI__,achla.n  Brothers  Successors to tho Vancouver Hardware Company.  M  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY;  .INCORPORATED 1670.  IF YOU WANT  Pure  Groceries  at Honest  Prices  "RY-THE-  ���8  Bay  The proceedings of , the Liberal  convention which meets at Revel-  stroke tomorrow will be followed  with   interest  by the   electors of  Yale-Cariboo.    Opinion   is divided  '   as to whether the candidate to be  nominated will be a Nelson or a  Rossland man, but if a f?ood selection is made the candidate should  be the next member of the house of  commons.   In the approaching con-"  test in this constituency the- personality of the .candidate will in a  great measure determine the result..  It is the knowledge of  this fact  which will shut out the hope of all  non-resident aspirants.,  If every candidate for the house,  of commons in British Columbia  was pronounced in his support of  increased��� lead duties there would  be little doubt but that the desired  changes in the tariff would be secured. Protection is no longer an  issue betAveen the two political  parties of Canada. There is therefore no reason why the candidates  of either party should stand aloof  from a movement which promises  to greatly benefit the mining industry of. British Columbia. This  is an issue wliich should not be lost  sight of iu the present contest.  The man who represents Yale-  Cariboo in the house of commons  has a constituency which embraces  something like a dozen provincial  ridings of constituencies. If he  employed the whole of the interval  between sessions in travelling over  his constituency he would not havo  time to familiarize himself with it  during the life of al parliament.  Yet there has been much less heard  about inequalities in provincial  representation than in Dominion  representation.   From the Atlantic to the Pacific  the invalided' Canadians who have.  returned from South Africa have  received a fitting welcome. They  are worthy of all. praise. While  others gave from their purse the  Canadian volunteers placed their  lives in the scale. Without them  even the splendid gift of lord  Strathcona and Mount Royal would  have been futile. Many of the  brave boys will never come back.  Canada cannot overpay those who  ,do.    Yesterday was Nelson's lucky  day in sport. . The local marksmen  secured an easy victory-over -their  Rossland competitors at the rifle  range, aud at cricket a time limit  enabled Nelson to hang out another  victory.  cept the nomination offered him by  the national parfcy at the constitutional convention. He says he has  always kept out of politics, and  does not wish to enter now. The  national party did not join with  the other parties in a telegram sent  today to president McKiniey asking that the clause relating to the  future relations between the United  States and Cuba in the order calling the constitutional convention  be modified.  Contract From New Zealand.  St. Louis, September 3.���A local  car and foundry company has been  awarded a contract for constructing sixty-eight  passenger coaches  ,for the government of NowZealand.  Colored Man Hanged.  BAr.Ti.oi', Texas; September 3.���  Enoch Moss, colored, was hanged iu  the jail yard here today for the  murder of Neal Lane, white. Moss  confessed his guilt.  Ancient Sun Dials.  It is probable that the earliest  sun dial was simply the spear of  - some nomad chief stuck upright  iu the ��� ground before his . tent.  Among those desert wanderers,  keen to observe their surroundings,  it would not be a difficult thing  to notice that the shadow' shortened as the surf rose higher in the  sky and that the shortened shadow  always pointed in the same direc-  tion���riiorth. The recognition  would have followed very soon that  this noonday shadow changed in  its length from day to day. A six-  foot spear would give a shadow at  noonday in latitude 40 deg. of 12  feet at one time of the year, of less  than 2 feet at another. This instrument, so simple, so easily carried, so easily set up, may well have  begun the scientific study of astronomy, for it lent itself to measurement, and science is measure, and  DEBENTURES  FOR SALE  The City of Nelson, Biitish Columbia, has authorized the issue of debentures for the following  purposes:  815,000 for extending the Water-.  Works System.  $15,000 for extending the Electric Light System.  S20,000.for extending the Sewer  System.  $20,000 for Street Improvements.  $6,000 fora Road Making Plant.  Theso debentures are 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 payable at the Bank of Montreal,  Nelson. < The assessed value of real estate in  Nelson is ��1,247,000, and of improvements $818,000;  total $2,065,000. Tho population is 0000. Tenders  for those debentures will bo received by tlio undersigned up to 12 o'clock noon on Saturday,  September loth, 1000.  JOHN HOUSTON, Mayor.  Nelson. B. C, Julv 21th. ISOO.  Bankrupt Stock,  FOR SALE BY TENDER.  Columbia to be Bridged.  Superintendent Marpole of the  Pacific division was on the southbound boat yestei day, en route to  Rossland. He is reported as saying  that the Canadian Pacific, management has decided to build a bridge  across the Columbia river at Robson at once. The bridge when  completed will make Nelson the  headquarters of tho company's  system for southern Kootenay.  The management also claim that the  depot that will be erected in Nelson will be the finest between  Winnipeg and Vancouver.' Nelson  is bound to be the metropolis of  southern British Columbia.  Gomez Declined.  Havana, September 1.���General  Maximo Gomez has declined to ac-  Scaled tenders will be received for the pur-  chaso of the stock in trade and fixtures belonging to the estate of Messw. Vahcy & Kcrman. of  Grand Forks. B. C, until Saturday, September  loth next, addressed to the undersigned at Box  il3(jrWinnip'eg,-Martitoba;   '  . ������������������-^=  The stock consists ofa goneral assortmentof dry  goods, millinery, carpets, house furnishings and  wall paper, which together "with fixtures amount  to 816.000 more or less. ���  As tho wholo stock has been purchased within  tho past twelve months it is in excellent condition and well assorted.  Tho stock can bo seen in the shop lately occupied by tho insolvents in Grand Forks.  Terms���Ono quarter cash arid tho balancoat  two, four and six months on approved notes.   .  Tho highest or any tender not necessarily accepted.  R.  H.    BRYCE  ASSIGNEE.  . -$���'&.&"<__. ___"��-"&___'__������-_.&&1__:_Z:&^'___���&-_. ___���__. ^'<___-'tL''__''_:t:  a_j*_S^___SA^__fci_s__________��__________s-'^-__5',^-'*.__s���_�����___���_____* ,  \__t ��� - *v_,  Xif  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  w,  IRVINE <fe  CO.  NEW FALL GOODS ARRIVING DAILY  LADIES' GOLF CAPES IN ALL THE LEADING PLAIDS  NEW DRESS MATERIAL SUITINGS IN ALL THE LATEST SHADES  FLANNEL AND CASHMERE BLOUSE WAISTS  DRESSING JACKETS, WOOL SHAWLS, UNDERSKIRTS, ETC.  LADIES' AND CHILDREN'S FALL AND WINTER JACKETS AND FELT HATS  FRED  ffl  to  to  to  iti  to  iti  iti  iti  to  to  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  ��/  probably we see it expressed in permanent form in the obelisks of  Egyptian solar temples, though  these, no doubt, were retained  merely as solar emblems ages after  their use as actual instruments of  observation had ceased. An up  right stick,.; carefully plumbed,  standing on some, level surface,  may therefore well make the first  advance upon the natural horizon.  A knob at the top of the stick will  be found, to render the shadow  more easily observed.  D.J.DEWAR,J.P.  Notary Public���Conveyancer..  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON  B.C.  _3RATED AND MINERAL WATERS.7  THORPE & CO., LIMITED.-Corner Vornon  and Cedar streots, Kelson, manufacturers  of and wholosale dealers in aerated waters and  fruit syrups. Solo agonts for Halcyon Springs  .mineral water.   Telephono CO.  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  WF. TEETZEL & CO.���Cornor Bakor 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 streots, Nel  son, manufacturers of "Royal Seal" and "Koote  nay Belle" brands of cigars.   -  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  POR SALE.  S200 cash, lot on Mill streot, SO by 120.  ��1100 cash, six lots corner ot Observatory and  Hall streots.  $1800, easy terms, buys 7-room house with lot 75  by 75.  $VM, easy terms, buys cottage on Mines Road,  good location and new house.  $2700 buys house and lot on Carbonate street,  near Josephine street.  $1(500 buys cottage on Josephine and Mill street,  good value.  $3500 for 50 by 120 corner JIall  and    Vornon  streets.  $2100 buys 7-room house and large lot. in Hume  Addition, only $200 cash asked.   This houso'  cost $2000 to build.  Exchequer Stock at a Bargain.  I have purchased the insurance and real estato  business of Mr. Alex Stewart and will bo glad to  meet his former clients.  Office in  Madden Block  D. J. DBWAR  HUGH  h\   CAMERON  TO   XiElT    ���  Furnished house with five rooms, $30 per month.  HJ. EVANS & CO.-Bakor streot, Nelson  ��� wholesale dealors in liquors, cigars,  cemont, Are brick and firo clay, water pipe.and  steel rails, and gonoral commission merchants.  ELECTRICAL  SUPPLIES.        ���  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY & CONSTRUCTION COMPAN Y-Wholesalo dealers in telephones, annunciators, bells, batterios,  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, Alborta.  rpAYLOR FEED &'PRODUCE CO.-Bakor  ���*��� streot. Nelson (George" F. Motion's old  stand), ��� Flour, Feed, Grain, Hay and Produce.  Car lots a specialty.. Correspondence solicited.  Phone 26.   '.  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  P    BURNS &   CO.���Baker   street,   Nolson,  ���   wholesale doalers in fresh and cured meats.  Cold storage.   -  GROCERIES.  A MACDONALD Sc CO.-Corner Front and  ���"������.' Hall streets, ��� wholesalo grocers ��� and  fobbers in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  mackinaws and miners' sundries.   .  TTOOTENAY SUPPLY COMPANY, LIMI-  ���*���*- TED���Vernon street, Nelson, wholesale  grocers. .      '  JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front street, Nelson, wholesalo grocers.  LIFE AND  FIRE   INSURANCE  Money to loan on the installment plan.  Great West Life Assurance Company.  PR. STEWART & CO.���Warehouses onC. 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.'  JY. GRIFFIN'& CO.  ���   wholesale   dealers.  meats, butter and eggs.  -Front street, Nelson,  In   provisions,. cured  5000 Shares Molly Cib'son Stock for Sale  H. R. CAMERON  Baker Street, Nelson.        ��� Agont and Appraiser.  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  H BYERS & CO.���Corner Baker and Josephine  ���: streets; Nelson, .wholesalo dealers in hardware and mining supplies. Agents for Giant  Powder Co.    "  LAWRENCE  Bakor;,St.f.;  REAL ESTATE.AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Calgary Bottled Beer  Second to nono on tho market.   For salo by tho  singlo bottle, tlio do/.on or the barrel.'  Cameras  AND AMATEUR  PHOTOGRAPHERS'  SUPPLIES OF  ALL KINDS.  . Nelson  Tolophono!).'). '  Wine  FltA.N'K A.  Company.  Tamiji.vn, Manager.  :��minlirmmnTi.;iriiTTTTT.fTrTHTTTTTrtT..rit  JUST   ARRIVED  .  : ' A Car Load of  Allen's Apple Cider.  THORPE & CO.  l,r.miiimrTT.immi��_Tr.mmTYTrrrrT-t.rt  &I0EC0.  R. REISTERER & CO.  BREWERS AND BOTTLEHS OF  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  APING STOCKS  BOUGHT AND SOLD  Referendum Treasury Stock  Richelieu, 1000  FOR SALE.  Six-room houso, Hume Addition, $850.  A complete sot of tinnor's tools,  A good shack.  CALL ON  _L A. Pfossep  .    BROKER, WARP STREET  J.E. ANNABI_E  GENERAL BROKER.  Houses and lots for sale in all parts of tho city.  Victoria-Montreal Firo Insurance Company.  Ontario Mutual Life Insurance Company..;.  RENTS   COLLECTED.  ______J.ee JUMBLE  Madden Block,  Ward Street.  NELSON, B. C.  Prompt and regular  delivery to the trada'  Brewery at Nelson  MONEY TO LOAN  HARDWARE    COMPANY���  .  Nelson,  wholesale ��� dealers - in  hardware and mining supplies, and water and  plumbers' supplies.   LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  rpURNER, BEETON & CO.���Cornor Vernon  i- and Josephine streets, Nelson, wholesale  dealers in liquors, cigars and dry goods. Agents  forTPabst Brewing Co. of Milwaukee and Cal-V  gary'Brewirig'CoTof Calgary. ���  POWDER,:.-. CAPS AND FUSE.  HAMILTON POWDER COMPANY-Baker  street. Nelson, manufacturers of dynamite,  sporting, stumping and black blasting powders,  wholesalo dealers in caps and fuse, and oleotrio  Masting apparatus.  '  SASH AND DOORS.  NELSON SAW AND PLANING MILLS,  LIMITED���Corner Front and Hall-streets,  Nolson, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers  In sash and doore; all kinds of factory work made  to ordor.   .,  WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMI-  TED-Corner Front and HaU streots, Nelson, wholesalo doalers In wines (oaso and bulk,  anddomostio and imported.olgars.   ...  E. P. Whalley, J. P.  NOTARY PUBLIC  Oflleo with C. W. West & Co., cornor _Iall and  Bakor streets.  City oflloe of tho Nolson Sodawator Faotory.  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Viotoria and Kootenay Streets.  P. O. Box 559. TELEPHONE NO. 95  fieison Saw &  Planing N[ills, 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, Band-sawing, Brackets* Newel Posts,  Turned Veranda Posts, Store Fronts, Doors,  Windows and Glass.  Get prices before purchasing elsewhere  Office Corner r|a|l and Front Streets  Factory Hall Street Crossing C. P. R. Track  Mills Hall Street Wharf  J. M.JLUDWIG  Manufacturers of and  dealers in Harness, Pack  aud Stock Saddles. Apara-  joes. Collars, Bridles and  Whips.  Nelson Harness Shop  Hall Streot, Nelson.  O. W. West & Oo.  COAL!      "WOOD!  $6.15  Hard Coal  Anthracite  $9.65  Crow's Nest  Coal  DELIVERED.  AGENTS IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY, Ltd.  No order can bo accepted unless accompanied  by cash.    Ofllce:   Corner of Hall  and Baker Streets.  TELEPHONE 33.  COSTELLO'S EXPRESS  AND TRANSFER  Baggage and express moved to any part of the  city.- Special attention given to heavy teaming.  Oflleo corner Viotoria and Ward streets. Tele-  phone .192. W. A. COSTELLO. Manager.  Lethbridge Gait Goal  The bost) value for the money In the market  for all purposes.  terms cash     W. P. TntRNBY. General Agent  Telephone 147.    Offlce with C. D. J. Christie.  .A...   _EIISrST___.A__D-  ESTATE   OF   JAMES   KELLY.  In the matter of tho estate of James Kelly, lalo  of tho City of Nelson, in the county of Kootenay,  province of British Columbia, livery stablo  keeper, deceased. i.  Notice is hereby given pursuant to the "Trustees and Exccu toi _ _ct" of the Heviscd Statutes  of the Province of British Columbia, 18W. Chanter IS", that all creditors and others having  claims against the estate of the said James Kelly,  who died on or about the ISth day of October,  ISiW, arc required, on or boforo the 1st day of t'c  vember. 1900, to send by post prepaid or deliver  to Messrs. Taylor fcllanniiigton, of tho City of  Nelson, aforesaid, solicitors of Richard XV. Day,  of the City of Nolson aforesaid, tlio adminisbiu-  tor of the real and povsonal effects of Iho said deceased, or to said Richard, XV.������.Day, thoir Christian and surnames, addresses and descriptions,  tho full particulars of their claims, tho statu  mont of their accounts and the nature of the securities, if any, held by theni.  And further tako notico that after such last  mentioned date tho said administrator will proceed to distribute the assets of the deceased  among thu parties entitled thereto, having regard only to tho claims which he shall then have  notico, and the said administrator will not bo  liublo for the said assets or any part thereof to  uny person or persons of whoso.claims notico  shall not havo been received by him nt the timo  of such distribution.  TAYLOR & HANNINGTON,  Solicitors for Richard W. Day, administrator  for James Kelly, decoased.  Dated tho 14th day of August, 1900.  '.'���������   NOTICE.  Tho matter of tho co-partnership of Kelly &  Steoper of Nelson, B. C, Hverymon.  Ail persons having claims against tho co-partnership of Kelly & .Steeper above named or t ho  under  ON  AT 7 PER CENT  BUSINESS PROPERTY  Apply 0. Ij. LENNOX. Solicitor, Nolson B.  ARCHITECTS.  EWART  &  CARRIE���Arohitcots.    Rooms 7  and 8 Aberdeen block, Baker street, Nolson.  ~~      ENGINEERS.  rjHARLES PARKER���Mining and milling en-  :w glnoer.. Tumcr-Boeckh Block, Bakrr street.  Nelson.  To  Mine  Managers and Ore  Shippers.  W. Pellew Harvey, F. C. S., assayer in charge  of the provincial government assay oflleo, 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 basis of tonnage  handled. ..Apply for particulars to him at  Vancouver, B. C.  '      NOTICE   OF   DISSOLUTION.  Notico is hereby given that the partnership  formorly existing between Gus Nelson and John  Lindblad, lessees of the "Glue Pot" sjloon. Nelson, lias this day beon dissolved. All claims  against tho said Arm must be sent to Mr. Nelson,  who will continuo to carry on tho business.  Witness: JOHN LINDBLAD.  R, S. LEMNTE. GUS NELSON. .  Dated at Nelson this Sth   day  of August,  C* A.D., 1800.  Contracting Palntors, Decorators, Paporhangers,  Full lino of wall paper, mouldings, oto, - Kalso-  .._ m........   strictly flrst-olass work.  mining and Tintini  Estimates furnished  Residence Mill Street, .WiTT QftXT    P   P  Opposite Sohool Houso   INi___i_��U_N,  !>��� \J.  7&  FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES.  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. K. Sc A. M.  Moots second Wednesday in eaoh month.  Sojourning brethren Invited.  said livery stable business as carried on  tho name of Kolly & Steeper are  hand forthwith to Richard W. Day, their names  tho name of Kolly & Steeper are requested to  hand forthwith to Richard W. Day, thoii  and full particulars of their said claims.  Tuesday evonin  lly   ifly ou-vuboi ������_jf  ��� at 8 o'olock. Vlsitinar Knights  oordlally Invited to attend. F. J. Bradley, C. C;  J. A. Paquette, K. of R. & S. -  "M-ELSON L. O. L., No. 1692, meots In I. O. O. F.  ���,���,, Hall, corner Baker and Kootonay' streots,  1st and 3rd Friday of each month. Visiting  brethern cordially invited. R. Robinson, W. M.  W.��,Crawf ord, Recording-Secretary.  NELSON iERIE, Number 22, Fraternal Order  of Eagles, meets overy second and fourth  Wednesday ineaoh, month In Fraternity Hall.  Visiting brethren welcome. W. Gosnell, Presl  dent.   Charles Prosser, Secretary.  Notice to Union Men.  TAYLOR & HANNINGTON.  Solicitors for Richard XV, Day, Administrator.  TRADES   UNIONS.  NKLSON MINERS' UNION NO. 90, W. f. o  M.���Moots in miners' union rooms, north-  oast cornor Victoria and Kootonay streets, evory  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. Visiting mom-  born welcome. M. R. Mowatt, Profiidont. Jauio  Wilkos, Socrotary. Union Scai.k ok Waciks  koh Nelson Disriucr��� Por shift, machino  mon, $3.50: hammorsmou miners, $3.25; muckors,  carmen, shovolors and other underground laborers, $3.00. -        _  TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.-Tho rcgu-  lar meetings of tho Nolson Trados and Labor  Counoil will bo hold in tho minors' union hall,  corner of Viotoria and Kootonay streets, on tho  first and third Thursday of eaoh month, at  7.30 p.m. G. J. Thorpo, Presidont. J. H.MaUio-  son, Seoretary.  THE regular meetings of tho Carpenters' Union  are hold on Wednesday evening of oach  weok, at 7 o'clook, in the Miners' Union hall corner Vlotorla* and Kootenay streets. R. Robinson, President.   James Colling, Socretary.  BARBERS' UNION.-Nelson Union, No. 190. of  tho International Journeymen Barber's Union of America, meets overy first and third Mon  day of each month in Miner's Union Hall, cornor  of victoria and Kootenay streets.  _.     .      Visiting      attend.  J. H. Matheson, President,  sharp.  attend.       _  ville, Seoretary.:  _-_..^, _���--^, at 8:30 p.m.  brothers cordially invited to  -     ���-    ���    w.S. Bel-  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.  ���DRICKLAYERS 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.-r-Nelson Laborers' Pro  tective Union, No. 8121, A. F. of L��� meets in  Fraternity Hall, Oddfellow's block, corner of Bakor and Kootenay streots, every Monday ovening  at 7:30 p.m. sharp. Visiting members of the American Federation cordially invited to attend. A. W.  McFeo. President. Peroy Shackeltou, Secretory.  "VTELSON 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, Presi-  dent; Will J. Hatch. Secretory.   PLASTERERS' UNION-The O. P. I. A. No .  x 172, meets every Wednesday evening in th o  Elliot block, corner Baker and Stanley streets, at  8 o'clock. J. D. Mover, president; Donald McLean, secretary ������" i 'iirn'n; rnrrmTn_riiT__i  J_i_ri__... ,i..., i ���r-i-iiriTT.irrr.-ni mn,-,. 11 _,--_��� WffTr>T*Wi ���-.'tr-rm i |ir-|7  77;; :"��� - ';;;7��^^gpf I  77' '' P:i.77-7.rSj|  THE .^IBTJira:iA]__i3L^^     B. 0., TUlilSDAY;. SEPTEMBER. 4, 1900 ���,  w  iti  iti  ��� _'  xti  iti  iti  tfj^'^'^'^^^'^^'^'^^'^'^'^^'^^'^'^'^  ���00'i_0'_9AAr>  ~y ~ '���58{v  iti  1 ���,    .'"'������stl  itib  S}\  til  1  I til  ���til  til  Xii  ,. Xit  |f tt  Vii  tt  til  Xii  Hi  xa  xa  \xa  * __���  tt  tt  tt  tt  tt  tt  n i, ������ m ������������������������^ '__   ^^ ^^ ^^        ^^        ^^        ^^  #   ^^   * ^^^ "  ^^  -  ^-_^   ��� ^___^ ���   ^^^ ���  ^B_^  Xii  xii  xii  Xii  tii  tii  tit  tii  Xii  tit  titi  xa:  Xih  xa  xa  tii  tii  tii  tii  xa  tii  xa  Xii  xa  Hi  til  xa  xa  m  xa  tii  tilt  tii  "Ci   fl"  ���->_  yK��\  i .��~s"l  ���rM  rV_  ,4 (At  ��� - Vi 1  '"sl^rl  ��������_-*'  *��*7 _j|  .      'J"__|  X  BANK OP MONTREAL  CAPITAL, all paid up....$12,000,000.00  RBST    7,000,000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80  L_ord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  isHon. Georgo A. Drummond Vico-Prosidont  flS. S. Clouston .-..'.' General Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Cornor Baker and Kootonay Streots.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Mauagor.  t   Branches In London (England) Nkw York,  JjCniCAdO, and all the principal cities in Canada.  '���5   Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  ^Transfers.  ���J   Grant   Commercial   and   Travelers'   Credits,  ���[available in any part of the world.  ,T   Drafts Issued, Collections Mado, Eto.  I.  THE BANK OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  Savings Bank Branch  _   0UKKKNTRATE"OF"INTERE8T"PAIDr   MAETIAL SPIRIT IN JAPAN.  'j��    John Davis, one of the business  {men of Seattle,and sou of A. J.Davis,  |of Spokane, lias just returned from  a 'seven months'   trip around the  /.world.   Speaking to a reporter of  ijyhe Seattle Times, Mr. Davis said;  ii* "When   I   was   iu Japan I was  istruck    with   the   martial    spirit  I saw everywhere exhibited.   This  was   many    months    ago,    mind  you, when  there were no signs of  jfiinpondiug wars in which thero was  |any possibility of Japan beiug in-  ifyolved as there are at present.  Jap  ssoldioi'S   were   constantly  drilling  faiul taking thorough exercises cal-  ���Jtiiilatcd to better lit them for ser-  Ifvice in the field.   Not only wero  |they beiug drilled in the ordinary  'manual of arms, but they were put  ^through such exercises as scaling  Walls,   jumping   down   from  high  fembankments,swimming while bur-  !|dened with guns and accoutrements,  jetc.   They were also drilling with  jthe   heavy   broadswords   that re-  jfquire the use of both hands.    Even  Mthe school children were occupied  Jfat playing soldier.   The Japanese  |seem   imbued   with     a   spirit   of  "patriotism that makes them glory  fin the defense of their country and  [|in national achievements.   In this  ^respect  they   are   possessed more  Nearly of the American spirit than  ||any other nationality I. met with  |on my travels.  I " On the other hand, the Chinese  |are conspicuous by the apparent  ^entire absence of these qualities.  ^John Chinaman lives for himself  fjsolely. He takes little or no infcer-  ���fest  in public affairs or trend of  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and  Letters, of Credit on Skaguay, U. S.,  Atlin, B. Q.,"and Dawson City, N. W. T.  national events. I asked one who  could speak some English, and who  seemed above the average in intelligence, a question regarding the  effect of the late China -Japan  war. His reply was characteristic  _of_his_people:__Me_no_eare;_he-no-  pigeon of mine,' meaning it was no  concern of his.  "Notwithstanding the proverbial  density of   China's   population,   I  could not but notice that there are  large areas of uncultivated land on  the  summits of   the hills and up  along their sides.    Through fear of  highbinders and  other murderous  orders, as well as through racial  traditions, all, or nearly all, Chinamen sleep and live inside walled  cities or walled enclosures.   They  go out to till the fields, to fish, to  harvest their rice and other crops  during the day, but return at evening to their fortified villages.  They  till only tho land of the valleys as  a goneral thing.   The fact of all  the people of what may be a large  agricultural district being bunched  together in one walled enclosure or  city is what creates the impression  of the surfeit of population. In less  than one square mile of one portion of Shang-Hai there are said to  live over 500,000 people, which is  equivalent   to   one   inhabitant   to  every 55J square feet.  " The coolies get a mere pittance  for their labor, but at the same  time their labor is worth but little.  Every man in the lower classes  belongs to some organized body  whose head, or president, controls  him exactly as we would control a  dumb beast, so far as hiring him  out, collecting his hire and allotting  to each a portion of his earnings.  It is union labor reduced to an  absurdity, with this difference:  Here no union man is allowed to  charge less than a certain agreed  price, while there no one under fear  of being killed by his fellows, dare  ask or receive anything above the  Imperial Bank of Ganada  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital Authorized  Capital Paid up  Rest  $2,500,000  $2,458,603  $1,700,000  D. R. Wilkie, General Manager.  E. Hay, Inspector,  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker Street  J. M. LAY, Managor.  schedule. Their rules are very  strict, and, to us, often absurd.. For  example,a European whose acquaintance I made in Shanghai had four  horses. The rules of an order forbid-a member from taking care of  more than one horse: consequently  he was obliged to hire four coolies  to take care of the four horses.  "The primitive methods employed  in China are-astonishing^ to an  American who grows up surrounded  by the noise and hum of every kind  of labor-saving ^machinery. When  passing Canton river I saw a stern-  wheel boat, some -sixty feet in  length, slowly making its way up  stream. There was no smokestack  and no visible indication of motive  power that turned the wheel.  Imagine my surprise to see, as we  came up with the craft, some fifty  coolies ou a treadmill, exactly like  the old-fashioned horse-powers once  used to propel threshing machines  and other machinery in tuiscountry.  W. REINHARD, M. D.  General Practice. -  SPECIALTY: JSyo,   Ear  and   Nose.  The treadmill was geared up to the  wheel and the fifty Chinamen were  laboriously accomplishing about  the work of one average American  laborer; for .one man could easily  run an engine to furnish power and  find time also to chop wood necessary for fuel.  "While speaking of orders among  the lower classes I must not forget  to mention that even the beggars  are organized. Thoy, too, have  their president, who directs, all  their movements and ��� to whom all  receipts are turned over." ���  Killed Three.  Syracuse, New York, September  2.���The fast mail train, due here  -fromthe-westat-S:'10-p.mirstruck-a-  carriage containing four people at  Oswego junction, four miles west of  here, tonight, killing three of the  occupants.  Contractors and Builders  WILL DO WELL TO  Buy Their Lumber  ������ '���    AT-  G. 0. Buchanan's  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_Xumber^   of all kinds,  IF WHAT YOU WANT IS NOT IN STOOK  WB WILL MAKE IT FOB TOO  CALL AND GJB3T PRICKS.  Office: Baker Street, near Fraternity Hall.  Telephone No. 44.  St. JOSEPIFS SCHOOL  NELSON, B.O.  A boarding and day school conduoted by the  Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. It is situated ab  the corner of Mill and Josephine streets in one or  the best residential portions of .Nelson, and Is  easily accessible from all parte of the oity.  The course of study Includes the fundamental  and higher branohes of thorough English rluca-  tion: Business course���bookkeeping, stenography and typewriting. Science course���music:  vocal and instrumental, drawing, etc Plain art  and needlework, etc  Next term commences September 3rd.  For terms and particulars apply .to the Sister  Superior.  Private    School  And Kindergarten.  Thorough English, Calisthenics, Music, German and 1'renoh if required. Fall term commences 3rd September.  For particulars apply to  MISS PALMER, Joxophine Stroot     1  A large stock of llrst-class dry material on  hand, also a full lino of sash, doors, mouldings,  turned work, eto.  Factory Work a Specialty  Yard:  Foob ol Hendryx street, Nelson  Telephone, ai Joljn Rae, Agent  Palace IVJeat fVJar^et  Headquarters  for all kinds of  Fresh and Cured Meats.  A feature will be mode of the poultry and  game trade.  They will always be on.hand dur-  ig their season. ;^   J. L. PORTER, Prop.  169 Josephino 8L, between Baker and Vernon  ��� . Telephone 159.  Kootenay   Coffee   Co.  NELSON, B. O.  Coffee roasters and dealers In Tea and Coffee.  Offer fresh roasted coffee of best quality aa  follows:  Java and Arabian Atacha, per pound 9  40  Java and Mocha I.'loud, S pounds  1 00  Fine Santos, i pouads  l 00  Santos Blend, 5 pounds  1 00  Our Special Blend. C pounds  1 00  Our Bio Roast, 8 pounds.-   l 00  A taial ordor solicited.   Salesroom 3 doors east  of Odd��elUnnkblook,..We8t Baker stroot..    ....  J. A. Sayward  HALL AND LAKR BTKKET8, NELSON   r  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  COItNKIt OF  HENDRYX AND VERNON STREETS  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.  Having Purchased  the Business  Of Fred J.- Squire, merchant  tailor, Nelson,--1 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-handat $25^  per suit. All other lines; at  low rates. None but Union  labor employed.  E. Skinner;  Neelands' Building, Bakor Street.-  FRED J. SQUIRE, Manager.  AMERICAN:  AND;  EUROPEAN  PLANS  _, f-��  \k  . �����_  MEALS   25-^CENTS  ROOMS LIGHTED BY ELECTRICITY  AND HEATED BY STEAM  25 CENTS TOfl - *  321 tcr 331 Baker Street, Nelson.  QUEEN'S HOTED  ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT TAILOR. *'  OPPOSITE'THE   QUEEN'S   HOTEL.  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and-Heat-  ed with Hbt^Air^  -' Large: ocmiort&bls bedrooms and flrsb-claea  dining-room. Sample rooms for commercial men.  Larue stock of high-class imported kckxIh  spocialty  of  the  nqimro   shoulder���thi  y of  In con  faHhion IncoaU. -  A  latent  Porto Rico Lumber... Ltd.  H. D.  ASHCROFT  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing promptly attended to by a  flrst-cloflB wheelwright.  Special attention givon to all kinds of repairing and onstom work from outside points..  Shop: Hall Sk. between.Baker and Vernon..  ROYAL SEAL  AND  KOOTENAY BELLE,.  cigars :::_-.  UNION-MADE--  Kootenay Cigar Ftffg. Co.  NELSON, BRITISH CO-TTHBLf. .  RATES S2 PER DAY  W|rs. E. 0. Claire, Prop..  LATB Or THI ROYAL HOTEL, OALOART  EVERY   DAY  AT  THH    -':���'  BIG   SCHOONER-  Beer or.Half-and-half;only ,  ���fa  FRESH  COOL  tyadden House  Baker; and Ward  Streets, Nelson  Tho only good Beer in Nelson  The only hotel In Nelson that baa remained  under one management since. 1890.:  ��� The bed-rooms are well furnished, and lighted;  by electricity.  The bar Is .always stocked by-the beet.dom s��  tlo and Imported liquors and olgars._.,  THOMAS MADDKN, Proprietor.  SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. McMANUS, Manager ..  Bar stocked with bost brands of wines, liquors,  and Cigars. Beer on draught. Large oomlort-  ���bte rooms.  _ii_-olass taSe board.- -.-,���  E. J. .CURMNyfProp.  Corner Stanloy and Silica Streets.  .DISSOLUTION ' OF   PABTNEBBHIP. ���  ��� Notice is hereby given that tlio partnership  heretofore existing between Edward C: Cordingly nnd A. W. Purdy, carrying on business as  . urnituro Dealers, in the City of Nolson, under  tho name, style and firm of the Nelson Furniture i  Company, has this day been dissolved by mutual  consent Richard-' W. Day of Nelson, B. ;.C.V accountant, has been appointed receive." to wind  up the affairs of the firm, to whom all accounts  duo tho firm must be paid, and all claims against  the firm should be sent.  Witness: ��w E. C. CORDINGLY,  W. A. GALLIHER.- A. W. PURDY. ;  ._D_S_. _tfe tot day of August. A. D. 1900. at  the City o< Nelson. ������_  >  iiiHii^  ^M  ___*&_ THE TEIBTJtfE: NELSON, B. G., TOES DAY SEPTEMBER i 1900  Queen Victoria Chocolates  T___E_E_   BEST   OUST   THI_E3   MARKET  solid o_t_-_r __.-__���  W. F. Teetzel Sc Co.  _?TJT  XJ^5  I3ST  25  ____srr>  50   C__3STT   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  ____________________ ________ --S ���-&'-����� <_ ���_?���__'' _f '-_>' _? '^? '-^ =_> ��� i  tf��;m\?.^. ar. ^".^���.^.^���.'Sr. <r. _r. sr      -0-0- 0-0-09-0-0-0-0'0'02g>.  Established in Nelson in 1890.  FOR LAMPS  Xif  ffl  ffl  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to =-  ffl  ffl  ty Bronze Statues, Piano Lamps, Onyx Tables,  ty Vases, Jardiniere Tables, Umbrella Stands,  ty Five o'clock Tea Kettles, Letter Backs, Call  ty Bells, Ink Stands, Candelabras  ffl  ffl C_A_X_X_   02sT  xti  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  Jacob Doverl  Nelson  The ���Jeweler,  ffl  ffl  ffl  ��� '-  ��� to  Our watch making and jewelry depart-  ffl  ment is attended by expert workmen. *{(  Mail  and   express   orders   receive   our  to  prompt attention. ffl  ffl  Mr  <^-c-^-_f-_f._-_t-_'-__���_.���_.'^_a  ___wl __P_ __*_ __r_ ____ ___*_ ^__z\ *___*_ ___*_ ^__*_ _____ ___"  OUR TEAS AND COFFEE  Are well known all over and have achieved for themselves a reputation which will stand, as their quality canndt be surpafsed.  THE WESTERN MERCANTILE COMPANY, Ltd.  Bakep Btreet. GROCERS. Nelson, B. C  7 ���____?��� ____?*__  ZBTJH-T  -B  HUME ADDITION  LOTS  GAMBLE & O'REILLY, Agents  B  OUR   KILTKRS  AUK   KILTERS  IT COSTS BUT ONE CENT  OUH Cr,OSKST8  AUK NOISELESS  To drop us a post card that wo may call and kivo cslimatop.   It Havos many dollars.  Never   have  any  plumbing done  until  you  have seen  our goodrt and our prlcen.  OPPOSITE  POSTOFFIOB.  STRACHAN BROTHERS, Plumbers.  CITY LOCAL NEWS  William Burns, public school inspector, is looking for school teachers holding provincial certificates.  It is probable that several openings  will occur in this district shortly.  The city council meets tonight.  One of the important items of business is the city engineer's report on  the question of the electric light  power dam.  Howard Guest, the 0. P. R. brake-  man who was injured a couple of  weeks ago, is recovering rapidly at  the general hospital.  The local 0. P. R. officials were  notified yesterday that the earl of  .Minto and party would come down  the Columbia river today en route  to Rossland.     The local civic officials have had no response to the  invitation extended to the governor-  general to visit Nelson, and a telegram was sent' yesterday to reach  the vice-regal party at Arrowhead  Captain J. W. Troup left yesterday for Robson to" join R. Marpole,  general superintendent of the Pacific division of the C. P. R., who is  en route to Rossland.   Mr. Marpole  will be in the city tomorrow.  W. A. Goodchap, night yard-  master at the C. P. R. depot, left  yesterday for St. Louis, Missouri.  He has three months leave of  absence.  The plans and estimates for the  athletic park at the terminus of the  tramway line are practically complete, and a meeting will be held  shortly to forward the organization of a syndicate to carry the  plans into effect.  The tennis club will formally  wind up the season with a ball at  Fraternity hall tonight. Steiner's  orchestra will furnish the music.  The committee in charge consists of  Messrs. Crickmay, Selous, E. 0.  Brown and Dickson. The function  promises to be most successful.  The fire department will commence practice shortly for the Spokane tournament. A final communication from Spokane with the  list of prizes and other information is awaited before the team  gets down to work.  J. Roderick Robertson and Grange  V. Holt arrived from the coast last  night.  John W.   Dow, of   Creston, returned home last night.  .  Maj'or   Houston   returned from  Victoria last evening.  Contractor Tierney has a steam  shovel at work on the bluff at the  foot of Railway street. . A section  of the hill is to be taken out to provide room for extra, tracks. All the  houses on the bluff have beeu  moved out.  Peter Larson, the well known  railroad contractor, was in the city  yesterday. He is returning to  Spokane after an inspection of mining interests in the Slocan.  The city roadvvork was not suspended yesterday owing to the  desirability of having Baker street  in shape as early as possible.  THE  NELSON TEAM  WON  Since then the Grand Porks men  have been anxious to play in Nelson with a view to re-establishing  the friendly feeling which had been  somewhat disjointed by the misunderstanding. A game was to  have been played yesterday, but  when the negotiations were under  way it was not understood that  Labor Day would be generally  observed as a holiday here, and as  the Boundary men had to leave  for home in the middle of the  afternoon, the local men did not  care to guarantee expenses for a  morning game. The clubs will  come together on Saturday, however, and a keenly contested game  may be anticipated. Nelson has defeated all the teams in this district  and Grand Forks is the fastest ag-,  gregation in their district, which  will add a zest to the match.  At the Rifle Eange.  The Nelson Rifle Association team  won the match with Rossland at  the rifle range by 44 points yesterday. The result is particularly  gratifying in view of the fact that  Rossland defeated Nelson a few  weeks ago. The home team made  unusually poor shooting on their  visit, and it was thought that on  the range with which they were  familiar the.outcome would be very  different. Yesterday's match demonstrated the accuracy of this prediction. "It is significant also that  the Rossland team scored fifteen  more points yesterday, than they  did at home. The Nelson team shot  splendidly, making 110 more points  than in the first match with Rossland, and won at every range.  The Rossland team had the distinction of scoring the only possible during the match. This was  put on by sergeant Harp at the 500-  yard range. Shooting was commenced at 9 a. m. and wound up at  7:30 o'clock. Lieutenant Beer officiated as range officer. The visitors  "were-eritettaitfed^on-the grouncls  and accorded the local men a  hearty vote of thanks for the  hospitality extended. The Rossland men left for home on the  afternoon train.  The match was fired at 200, 500  and 000 yards, seven shots each  with a sighter, possible individual  score 105. The scores were as  follows:  NKLSON.  200  Yds.  W. T. Macleod ��t  Dr. Hall 112  IT. Hird (captain) Ul  I). O. Lewis W)  A. Carrie :��)  F. R. Stewart... 2!)  V. W. PotcrB 30  OHcar Bunion 28  D. McKay  -Hi  IT. E. MucdotioU 2tl  Total team scores 2S9  ROSSLAND.  200  Yds.  Harp (captain) 28  Dickson 28  Lojraii .Ill  It. .Smith 25  .T. W. Spring 30  Lawe..... 29  K. E. Blackburn 28  Williams 27  Rigby .27  Townscnd 29  /i00 cm  Yds. Yds. Total  XI :il 'Xi  ffl) HI 92  :t. 2d so  28 31 8!l  33 25 88  28 30 87  2(i 28 81  30 22 80  28 at 70  20 21 73  293  500  Yds.  35  29  29  31  21  21  28  25  23  28  271  850  GOO  Yds. Total  Total team scores 280       273  31  2!)  27  27  29  22  25  20  13  259  94  91  89  83  81  79  78  77  70  70  812  The lot of the sportsman is not  always happy. On Saturday a  crack quartette of hunters, Dr.  Quinlan, Frank D. Moore of the  steamer Moyie, Charles Matthews  and R. Williams, tramped twenty  miles in the Goat River district  with a complete complement of  guns, ammunition and dogs. Tlieir  aggregate bag was one solitary  jacksnipe.  The cricket'club rounded out the  list of Nelson's successes in athletic  spoi'ts on Labor day by defeating  the Rossland eleven in a well-played  game. The match was replete  with interesting features, among  the most prominent of which was  the score made by F. W. Rolt, of  Rossland, who put on 73 runs in  the visitors' second inning, and  thereby placed to his credit the  highest score ever made in the  Kootenays. He batted out three  sixes, one of which went clear'  across Hall street, and nine fours.  Kennedy, of Rossland, also put on  48 runs in the second inning,making  one six and five fours. Both men  were finally bowled by Forbes, of  Nelson, who earned oh" the bowling honors. In the first inning he.  performed the hat trick by taking  three wickets with consecutive  balls. In addition. to this, Forbes  was effective throughout.  Rossland went to bat first and  started off with somewhat Of. a  burst.. After the first three men  were, dismissed,,-.. Nelson _had the  game well in hand and retired the  visitors for a total .of 55 runs.  The. home team went to the  wicket after luncheon, and struck a  winning pace from..the,, start. Pollock and Heathcpte carried their  bats for 28 runs each, while Forbes  ^nd Brigstocke made 31 each, thereby clinching the game. The side  was.retired at 3.15.^o'clock for 147  runs.leaving Nelson winner by a  wide margin.       . y  Rossland went in for a second  innings and proved much, more  formidable than in their first. The  Nelson bowlers were batted heavily  and the aggregate of runs was  large but as Nelson had hot time  for another innings, the match was  determined with scores of the first  innings.   The score was as follows :  NELSON���FiKBT Innings.  Pollok, b. Townsend '.  28  Sergcaunt,"b. Rolt ���'.:'  12  Heatbcot-,- b. Pratt  28  Hoy. b. Townscnd    0  Macrae, c. Pratt, b. Townscnd    5  Forbes, not out  30  Partridge, b. Townsend    2  Brigstock, c. Kennedy,- b.'-Marsh  31  Sliarman, b. Townsend    0  Jorant, b. Marsh :    3  Chapman, b. Rolt..'    0  Byes, etc    8  777147  Runs  17  29  29  10  30  18  11  7  2  21  2  0  0  1  =T__ ..",.. ............   Overs. Wkts,  Marsh :... 7        2     for  Gordon.  8        0 ���     "  Rolt....: .......15        2  Mytton  4        0       "  Townsend 10        5       "  Pratt  7 1  ROSSLAND-FiR8Tl.VNl.vos.  Marsh, c. Partridge, b. Sargcant   Kennedy, 1. b w.,o. Forbes.....   LoMaistre, c. McRae, b. Sargoant   Rolt. not out   Gordon, c. and b. Forbes.   Mytton, b. Forbes , .'.  Duranr, b. Forbes   Townscnd, b. Forbes   Renwick, b. Forbes., "......... "...    7  Pratt, b. Forhes    0  Roberts, b. Forbes    2  Byes.    2  Total...';'.'. '..:.... 55  Overs.   Wkl��.   Runs.  Forbes    11 8 23  Sargoant..    12 2 SO  Second 1.vnin(is.  Kennedy, s. Partridge, b. Forbes  17  Gordon, b. Forbes  10  LoMuistro. b. Shiirinan '...    2  Marsh, c. and b. Forbos    0  Rolt, c. Sargcaunt, b. Forbes 73  Renwick, c. Sargcaunt, b. Forbes  17  Townsend, c. Partridge, b. Forbes...  27  Mytton, b. Chapman    4  Durant, c. McRae, b. Forbes    3  Pratt, not out    0  Roberts, did not bat :   Byes, etc  15  Total. ..:.. 198  The senior football team is arranging to play the Grand Forks  team here on Saturday next at 3  o'clock. At the time of the Dominion Day celebration a game alleged to have been arranged between the teams resulted in a  fiasco, for which the Grand Forks  men were severely criticized. An  investigation disclosed the fact,  however, that the Boundary team  was in no way responsible for the  bungle, and this was freely acknowledged by the local football men.  Forbes   Sai goaunt   Sharman   Chapman   Overs. Wkts.     Runs   ....20 7      for      07   .....12 0        "       25    3 1        "       12   5 1        "       21  The Nelson Tennis Club scored a  victory over the Rossland club  yesterday, the local team winning  four out of seven, events. Some of  the games were the best exhibitions of tennis seen in Nelson  this season and elicited warm applause from the large gathering of  club members in attendance. Tea  was served at the courts, and the  tournament proved to be a pleasant  social function.  In the. doubles, Severs and "Walker  of   Rossland   took  the  first  ESTABLISHED 1892  H.   BYERS   &   CO.  ESTABLISHED 1892  HARDWARE  Garden, Mill, Steam and Suction  Hose.  Crucible  Cast  Steel   Wire Rope  5-16 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,  NKLSON  KASLO  SANDON  match from Williamson and Pollok. Then Dickson aud Haines defeated Markell and Dewdney. The  doubles paired off again, Severs  and Walker defeating Dickson and  Haines, while Williamson and Pollok defeated Markell and Dewdney.  Honors were thus left even, each  club having two games to its credit.  In the singles, Williamson led off  by defeating Severs in the most  keenly contested game of the series.  At all points the result was in  doubt, but the Nelson man finally  won out by sheer merit of his play.  Walker of Rossland followed by  defeating Pollok in a hand settihe  players being well matched and in  fine form. The events were tied  again, but Dickson of Nelson solved  the problem by defeating Morkell  of Rossland somewhat easily in  straight sets.  No games in the club tournament  were played, but the series is to be  concluded in a couple of days.  Norman T. Macleod now holds  the medal for the highest authenticated, score ever made on the Nelson Rifle ranges. He put on 100  points out of a possible 105, at 200,  500 and GOO yards. The target  scores were 34 at 200, 32 at 500 and  34 at 000. The local shot who excels this record is good enough to  represent Canada at Bisley.  HOTEL   ARRIVALS.  PH_IR.���F. K. Archor, Kaslo: A. B. Fen wick,  Ft. .Steele; Mrs _. Ne'son Fell, F. Van Agnew,  Athabasca; Peter Larsen, Spokane; Krnost Kennedy, J. 8. Gordon. II. J. Pratt, Rossland; 3. W.  Young, Chicago; II. P. Renwick, D. A. Morkell,  Rossland; C. Clark, Toronto; Henry Ray. Rossland; G. Ucrsnellio. Trail; H. AV. Higher, Roche--  ror, N. Y.: J. M. Campbell, Spokano; W. S.  Drcwey, Now Denver; James W. Moll'att,  Sandon.  IIUMK.-Hcnry Ray, n. C. AValkcr, E. K. Dewdney, A. B. Morkell. A. D. Severs, .1. O. D. Col-  nuhoun, Rossland; 0. A. Sutherland, Kaslo; C.  Dellman, Milwaukee; .1. R. Giflbrd aud wite: Silver King Mine; J. AV. Pantoll, Spokano; J. AVil-  liamson and -wife, B. C. Creech and wife. Sandnn;  AV. Burke and wife, New York; J. E. Angrignon,  Now Denver.  . _.  QUKENS.���Mrs A. O. Kolly, Moyio; D. F.  Ptrobeck. J. R. Hardie, A. G. MacGibbon; Ainsworth; H. W. Harboin, Trail.  BUSINESS  MENTION.  Wanted���Second   hand   upright  piano at Nelson Bazaar.  For ��� Sale���That beautiful residence on Silica street owned by alderman Irvino,  six rooms, bath, etc. B'or terms apply to Charles  D. J. Christie.  For rent���Eight roomed house on  the corner of Vernon and Park streets. Apply  to A. M. McIn;osh. Royal hotel.  Wanted ��� Two   firemen holding  certificates for li'gli pressure stationary boilers.  Must be of good habits. Men ot family preferred. For particulars address AV. F. J jit tie,  manager The H. W. McNeill Co., Ltd., Anthracite, X. AV. T.  Large, furnished.. rooms to let.  Apply Macdonald building, coiner of Josophinc  ana Vernon streets.  Nursery Stock���Fruit and Ornamental���Over 700 acres. Orders close September  lath for fall delivery. Get your orders in. H. H.  Avery, 221 Carbonate streot, Nelson, is our representative for tho Kootenays. Stone & Wellington, Toronto, Ontario.  Hack   calls left at   the   Pacific  Transfer^barn^on^Vernon^streetr^^Telophone'  caU35.  T.H.BROWN  JEWELER.  432,000  This is the number of beats  your watch should make every  day. Count and see if it is  right. If not it is not keeping  time. The balance wheel, if  running in astraight line, would  travel 27,000 feet in 24 hours.  How long since it was oiled  and cleaned.    .  T.H.BROWN  JEWELER  178 Baker Street  Nelson, B. C.  NELSON TENT AND  PNING  FACTORY  The best equipped establishment in British Columbia for turning out  all kinds of canvas goods.  GENUINE BARGAINS  In all Lines'of Fishing Tackle, Guns,  Rifles and Ammunition   .   .���"���.   .  THEO WjADSOJI, Proprietor.  Bakor Street, Nelson.  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  .���_^_*&&&&&&&fi:2_.__j vS^__________________N  l_2 "Vl\  to * 185 Baker Street.  to ..-������'���������'  \*f  ffl  to  to  Telephone 10.   ffl/  ��� to  KIRKPATRICK  & WILSON. $  ffl    ty  to  ffl -  We have removed our place of business ty  to for the next few months to the old Burns to  ty shop, next to the Nelson Hotel, where we ty  to hope to see all our old customers and many to  to new ones.   Give us a call. ffl  ffl ffl  ffl                                     ffl  ffl KIRKPATRICK & WILSON ffl  ffl ffl  ffl to  to Telephone 10                185 Bakep Street to  ^-N   __���_*��� ^'_,S'_,a-_"���,S,_ 0.0-0.0.0-0.0.0-0.0.0.+***__.  '/����� 19-0-0i0-0-0-9-0-0 9-0 ���5.SS-C'<5!'��S"t.'5.'C.<r.'^.3r.S;-  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  nOUSTON BLOCK,  CORNJCIt BAKER AND JOSEPHINE STREETS.  Nelson, B. C.  ��&  ?���<=>-.  m  We have sold 75 per cent of all the  ������Poptland-Gement-  Wj  Wj  Fire Briek Fire Clay  and Sewer Pipe  USED IN KOOTENAY  Just received carload Dominion Ale and Porter  .7....-   7     (PINTS,AND QUARTS)  Dominion White Label Ale (pints and quarts).   This is  the finest Ale brewed in Canada.  Dominion Bulk Ale (15 gallon kegs)  Teacher's Scotch Whiskey is still the best.  Wj  H. J. EVANS & CO.  m  Wj  Wj  Wj  Wj  m  _��� ^S* ^5 ���  P. Burns & Co.  Wholesale and Retail  H,i��S,a Dealers in Meats  Markets at   N'elson,   Rossland,   Trail,   Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, Nev  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson, Grand Porks, Green-wood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  ���     ��� ��� .1       ���^������ I ������ ' ��� '���������' 0 i.  ������!��������� ii  ���    ii   ���     ��� i ��� ���_���_���__������ I i i���     i   ,i.  i     ii .  West Kootenay Butcher Go.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson &   (J#   TRAVES,   Manager  ORDERS BY HAIL RECEIVE CAREFUL AND PROMPT ATTENTION,  *,  I^SKJ_*_4w^f,.^_<1_ ,  ���Vs-* ^Qp0&y!it,<lr '^ScW^SS'lSsW^

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