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 ������t\t_t~��.f-��&  t yt-fi.  DAILY  EDITION   BY  MAIL.  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH YEAR.  NELSON:  TUESDAY MORNING SEPTEMBER 11 J900  PRICE FIVE CENTS  DEVASTATION OFCALVESTON  Loss of Life Unknown.  Houston, Texas, September 10.���  7 tLichard   Spillane,   a* well   known  Galveston newspaper man, aud cor-  , respondent of the Associatod Press  in that eity, reached Houston today after a terrible experience. He  ' gives the following account of the  disaster at Galveston: "One of  the most awful tragedies of modern  times visited Galveston. The.city  is in ruins aud the dead will number probably 1000. I am just from  the city, having been commissioned  by the mayor and citizens' committee to get in touch with the outside world, and appeal for help.  Houston was the nearest point at  which working telegraph instruments could be found, the wires as  well as nearly all the buildings between here and the gulf of Mexico  being wrecked.  " When I leffc Galveston, shortly  before noon yesterday, the people  were organizing for the prompt  burial of the dead, distribution of  food, and necessary work after a  period of disaster. The wreck of  Galveston was brought about by a  tempest, so terrible tli at no words  can adequately describe its intensity, and by a flood which turned  the city into a raging sea. The  weather bureau shows thafc the  wind attained a velocity of 84 miles  per hour, when the measuring instrument blew away, so fchat ifc is  impossible to tell what was the  maximum.  "The storm began at 2 o'clock  Sunday morning. Previous to that  a great storm had been raging in  the gulf, and the tide was very  high. The wind afc first came from  the north, aud was in direct opposition to the force from the gulf.  While the storm in the gulf piled  water np on the beach side of the  cifcy, the north wind piled the  water from the . bay on the bay  part, of the cifcy. Aboufc noon it  became evident that the city was  going to be visited with disaster.  Hundreds of residences along the  beach front were hurriedly abandoned, the families fleeing to dwellings in higher portions of the city.  * Every home was opened to the  rcfugess, black or white. The  winds were rising constantly, and it  rained iu torrents. The wind rose  so fierco - that the rain cut like a  knife. In the meantime the, wind  had veered to the southeast. Very  few if any, buildings escap'ed injury. There is hardly a habitable  dry house iu the cifcy. Then the  people who had escaped death went  out at daylight to see the work of  the tempest and Hoods, aud they  saw the most horrible sight imagi-  able.  "In three blocks, from Avenue N  to Avenue P on Tremont street, I  saw eight bodies, four corpses  being in one yard. The whole of  the business front; for three blocks  =on=fche-Gulf=front=is=stripped=-of=alU  vestige of habitation, the dwellings,  the great bathing establishments  the Olympia and every structure  having been either carried oufc to  sea or its ruins piled in a pyramid  far into the town, according to the  vagaries of the tempest.  "The first glance over the cifcy  showed that the largest structures  suffered the greatest.. The Orphans  Home fell. How many dead children and refugees are in the ruins  could not be ascertained. Of the  sick in St. Mary's Infirmary, together with the attendants, only  eight are understood to have been  saved. The Old Woman's home ou  Rosenburg avenue collapsed and  the Rosenburg schoolbouse is a  mass of wreckage. The Ball high  school is but an empty shell,  crushed and broken. Every church  iu the city with possibly one or two  exceptions is in ruins.  "By three o'clock the waters of  the gulf and bay met, and by dark  the entire city was submerged. The  flooding of the electric light plant  and the gas plants left the city in  darkness. To go up on the streets  was to court death. The wind was  then at a cyclone velocity, roofs,  cisterns, portion of buildings, telegraph poles and Avails were falling,  and the noise of the wind and the  crashing of the buildings were  terrifying in the extreme. The wind  and water rose steadily from dark  till 1:45 o'clock Sunday morning.  During all this time, the people of  Galveston were like rats in a trap.  The highest portion of the city was  four to five feet under water, while  in the great majority of cases the  streets were submerged to a depth  of ten feet. To leave a house was  to drown. To remain was to court  death in the wreckage.  Such a nighfc of agony has seldom  been equalled. Afc 1:45 a. m., within twenty minutes the water had  gone down two feet and before  daylight the streets were practically  freed of the flood waters. At the  forts nearly all the soldiers aro reported dead. Tliey having been in  temporary quarters which gave  them no protection against the  tempest or the flood. No word has  yefc been received from the Catholic  orphan asylum- down the island,  but it seems impossible that it  could have withstood the hurricane.  If it fell ali the inmates were no  doubt lost, for there was no aid  within a mile. The bay front fiom  eud to end is in ruins. Nothing but  the piling and the wreck of great  warehouses remain. The elevators  lost all their super-works and their  stocks are damaged by water.  "The life saving station at Fort  Poinfc was carried away, the crew  being swept; across the bay fourteen miles to Texas City. I saw  captain Haines yesterday and he  told me thafc h is wife and one of  the crew were drowned. The  shores of Texas City contain enough  wreckage to rebuild a city. Eight  persons who were swept across the  bay during the storm were picked  up there alive. Five corpses were  also picked up. There were three  fatalities iu Texas-City. In addition to the living and dead which  the storm cast up at Texas Cifcy,  caskets and coffins from one of the  ceraetries at Galveston were being  fished oufc of the water there yesterday. In the business portion of  the city, two large brick buildings,  one occupied by Kuapp Bros., and  the other by the Cotton Exchange  saloon, collapsed. Up to the time I  leffc Galveston three dead had been  taken-from the ruins. How many  more corpses there are will not be  known until the search is finished.  The cotton mills, bagging factory,  gas works, electric light works and  nearly all industrial establishments  of the city are wrecked or crippled.  The flood leffc a slime about one  inch deep over the whole city, and  unless fast progress is made in  burying corpses and carcases of  .animals there is a danger of pestilence.  "Eight ocean steamers were torn  from tlieir moorings and stranded  in the bay. The Kendall Castle  was carried over the flats to Texas  City. The Norwegian steamer  Gyller is stranded bofcweeu Texas  City and Virginia Point. An oceau  liner was whirled around through  -tho west bay, crushed through the  bay bridges and is now lying in a  few feet of water near the wreckage  of the railroad bridges. The  steamer Tauntin was carried across  Pelican Point, aud is sfcrauded about  ten miles up the coast. The Mallory  steamer Alamo was torn from her  wharf and dashed upon Pelican  flats' and against the bow of the  British steamer Red Cross, which  had beeu hurled there. The stern  of the Alamo is stoved iu and the  Jbow of the Red Cross is crushed.   "Down the channel to the jetties,  two other ocean steamers lie  grounded. Some schooners, barges  and smaller craft are strewn bottom side up along the slips of the  piers. The tug Louise of the Houston Direct Navigation Company, is  a wreck. Ifc will take a week to  tabulate the dead aud approximate  the monetary loss. It is safe to assume that one-half of the property  of the city is wiped out, and that  one-half of the residents have to  face absolute poverty. For ten  miles inland from the shore ib is a  common sight to see a small craffc,  such as steam launches, schooners  and oyster sloops. The life boats  of the life saving station were carried half a mile inland, while a vessel that was anchored in Moses Bay  lies high aud dry five miles up from  Lamarque.  Two Failures Reported.  New York, Sept. 10.���Two failures were announced on the cotton  exchange shortly after noon today.  One was that of Gay R. Schiffer,  and the other that of his father, L.  G. Schiffer, one of the oldest men  in the cotton trade in this city.  The failure of L. G. Schiffer is supposed to have been due to his efforts to help his son who has been  a very heavy trader for some time.  The failures produced no material  effect on the market.  Using American Coal.  Bbriiaven, Ireland, Sept. 10.���  The ships of the British channel  squadron are now here filling their  bunkers with American coal, from  colliers chartered by the admiralty.  I VICTIMS WILL NUMBER 5000  Searching for the Bodies.  Dallas, Texas, Sept.  10.���From  Virginia   Point, north   and south  along the bay front, at such places  as Texas City,   Dickinson, Hitchcock, Seabrook, Alvin, and a dozen  small intermediate points, the number of dead bodies gathered up by  rescuers had reached at noon  more  than seven hundred.    This is only  a small scope of the country devastated, and it is feared the death  list from the storm will ultimately  show not less than 5000 victims.  Hundreds have been swept out to  sea.   Two mass meetings were held  today and many thousands of dollars were subscribed tor the  relief  of the Texas Gulf storm  sufferers.  Railroad and cotton  men  estimate  the loss of all kinds  of property,  including the cotton  crop, at from  .$15,000,000 to $20,000,000.  Chicago, Sept. 10.���According to-  board of trade statistics, the damaged grain elevators at Galveston  contained     2,223,000     bushels    of  wheat.  Washington, Sept. 10.���Governor Sayres; of Texas, has applied to  the war department for 10,000 tents  and 50,000 rations for immediate  use for the suffers from Saturday's  storm. Acting secretary Meikle-  john issued an order granting the  request. The tents will be sent  from Sau Antonio and" Jefferson  barracks. It is expected that a  large portion of the rations can be  procured at San Antonio. If not  they will be sent from Kansas City.  ROBERT GRAHAM IS KILLED  In the Cariboo Mine.  Greenwood, September 10.���Information has been received here  that Robert Graham was killed iu  .the well-known Cariboo mine at  Camp McKinney yesterday (Sun-'  day). Particulars are as yet very  meagre, but ifc is stated that he  was coming up An the cage, on  whicli there was as well a heavy  mine bucket, and when the station  at the 200-foot level was reached  by some unexplained means the  cage tipped, man aud bucket, falling  down the shaft to the 400-foot level.  The unfortunate man was killed  instantly. He was a brother of  Thomas and Patrick Graham, the  former being the manager of the  Waterloo mine, Camp McKinney,  the family having been actively  connected with the camp for many  years. They are from Colville,  Washington, and are nephews of  James Monaghan, Spokane, formerly president and controlling  shareholder in the Cariboo mine,  which during his direction of its  affairs became, and has ever since  continued to be, a dividend payer.  The sad occurrence was yesterday _reported_to���chief- provincial"  constable McMynn of Greenwood.  Camp McKinney being outside the  jurisdiction of the district coroner,  Dr. R. W. Jakes, of Greenwood, Mr.  McMynn at once telegraphed particulars te the attorney-general,  and is now awaiting instructions.  It is very probable though that a  coronial enquiry will be held into  the circumstances attending his  untimely death.  JURY AWARDED DAMAGES  ___i  *        m,   ���  /   '.  Case of Wilson vs C. P. B.  At the county court yesterday  the jury in the suit of Wilson vs.  C. P. R., awarded the plaintiff $75  damages. The case was of more  than passing interest inasmuch as  the point was involved as to  whether a steamer on the lake  made a proper landing where the  craft was not tied up. In this instance the Moyie touched at Procter to take on the plaintiff. The  boat was not tied up, and- drifted a  few feet away from the float before  plaintiff boarded her. As the boat  moved off the gang plank knocked  over some timber which fell on  plaintiff's ankle. Judge Forin submitted a list of questions to the  jury, among them being "was the  defendant company's steamboat responsible for the accident," and  "was' there carelessness in the  handling of the boat." The answer  to the first query was "yes, indirectly," and the second was also  answered in the affirmative.   The  damages were placed at $75, which  was $25 more thar the disbursements claimed by plaintiff as a direct; result of the'iujury.  During the day 'the action of  Klavano vs. McDermid was disposed  of, judgment being given the plaintiff for $328.  In Sanford vs Tardington it  Craig, the defendant Craig did not  appear and ^judgment was given  against him.  TREACHERY QF ThToHINESE  Legations Saved in Time.  London,- September 11.���Dr.  Morrison, the Pekin correspondent  of the Times, wiring August 31st,  confirms the reports'of the treachery of the Chinese government, and  the issuance of imperial decrees ordering ' the extermination of foreigners. "The imperial troops," he  says, "mined the British legation,  and probably in another day there  would have been a terrible explosion. A similar mine made by the  Chinese imperial troops exploded in  the Pai Ting cathedral, and engulfed two hundred native Christians."  The Shang-Hai correspondent of  the Times, wiring September 9fch,  says: "The Chinese minister at Sfc.  Petersburg has telegraphed to Li  Hung Chang that, the proposal to  evacuate Pekin presumes that satisfactory assurances ;will be giveu'ou  the return of the imperial court; to  the capital at once. - A later message urges earl ��� Li to endeavor  earnestly to bripg the powers to  agree to evacuate, since if Russia is  obliged to reconsider her decision, a  loss of prestige is inevitable. Li  Hung Chang has memorialized the  throne urging the immediate return  of the court to Pekin."  London, Sept. 11.���Lord Salisbury will return to London on Friday, when some fresh developments  in the Chinese situation is expected.  Beyond Japan's reply, showing.her  intention to continue': to occupy  Pekin, there is little to throw further light.      - , ,. ..  From Shang-IIai comes a .jreport  that Li Hung Chang has despatched  au urgent telegram to the dowager  empress, at Tai Yuen Fu, announc-  ing-the purpose of fche allies to advance to Pao Ting Fu, and perhaps  even further. Tho Tien-Tsin- correspondent of the Daily Mail asserts  that everybody in Pekin is living  on "bully beef" and hard tack.  London, September 11.���The Tokio correspondent of the Times,  wiring September Sth, . says:  "Japan has replied that she will  not object; to the withdrawal of her  army from Pekin, and the other  measures recommended by the concert of powers, and since her geographical position enables the  prompt addition of necesssary military measures, she is willing to  withdraw her troops."  THE CAPTAIN SHOT HIMSELF  CHANGES IN MINERAL ACT  Bather Than be Captured.  Kumassi, September 7.���News  has been received here that a body  of 3000 native levies, under captain  Benson, attacked Ojesu,,the famous  fetish town, ten miles east of Kumassi, on August 29th, instead of  waiting to co-operate as ordered  with lieutenant-colonel Brake's column, consisting of the Central  African regiment, which reached  Ojesu on August 31st. As soon as  they were v.uder fire the levies  turned and fled. Captain Benson,  who had only one white man with  him, is reported to have shot' himself in order to avoid falling iuto  the hands of the Ashantis.  Minto at Eossland.  Rossland, September 10.-^-Lord  Minto, governor-general of Canada,  and party arrived here this evening. They were received with all  honors, the Rocky Mountain Rangers, the miners, carpenters and  other unions met the party at the  depot, with two brass bands, and  they were escorted through the  streets, which were in gala day attire, to the residence of C. H. Mackintosh, where they had supper.  After supper a reception was held  in Miners' Union hall, which was  attended by hundreds of enthusiastic citizens. Tomorrow the party  will visit the leading mines, and in  the evening a banquet will be given  at the Kootenay hotel. The viceregal party leaves here on Wednesday morning for Nelson.  That Are in the Bight Direction.  The following is the act passed at  the lasfc session of the legislative  assembly amending the Mineral  Act. Sections 4 and 0 were drafted  by the member for Nelson riding,  aud in the mining committee they  had the unqualified support of Mr.  Green of Slocan, Mr. Taylor of  Revelstoke, and Mr. Smith of Fort  Steele. They were at first opposed  by Mr. Curtis of Rossland, but his  opposition was withdrawn:  2. A Crown grant of a mineral  claim, or of any part thereof or interest; therein, may be issued to the  administrator of a deceased owner  of such claim, or part of claim or interest in a claim, upon all conditions  precedent to the issue of such grant  being fulfilled.  3. The "Mineral Act" is hereby  amended by inserting the following  as section 8 thereof :  " 8. Every person who mines for  any minerals for his own sole use  and. benefit on any Crown Lands in  the _ Province of British Columbia  without having taken oub and obtained a Free Miner's Certificate,  shall,' on conviction thereof in a  summary way, forfeit and pay a  penalty nob exceeding twenfcy-five  dollars, besides costs."  4. Section 11 of Chapter 45 of the  Statutes of 1S99, being the "Mineral  Act Amendment Act, 1899," is hereby repealed and the following section is substituted therefor:  " 11. Upon the failure of any one  of several co-owners to contribute  his proportion of the expenditure  required by section 24 of this Act,  the co-owner or. co-owners who  have performed the labour or made  the expenditure may, at the expiration of the year, give such delinquent co-owner notice by publication iii a newspaper published and  circulating in the Division in which  the claim is situated, or in the absence of such local paper, in the one  nearest thereto, for at least once a  week for ninety days, and if at tne  expiration of the ninety days of  publication such delinquent should  fail or refuse to contribute his proportion of the expenditure required  by said section 24, together with all  costs of advertising, his interest in  the claim shall become vested in his  co-owners who have made the required expenditure, pro rata, according to their former interests,  on the filing with the Mining Recorder of the Division in which the  claim in situated, such notice in  full, and there shall be attached  thereto an affidavit of the manager  or publisher of the newspaper in  which the notice was printed, stating the date of the first, last, and  each insertion of such notice therein, and where and when the newspaper was published during that  time, and the name of such newspaper. Such notice shall be recorded as aforesaid within one hundred and twenty days after the first  publicationthereoL"  Sub-section (h) of section 30 of  the "Mineral Act" is hereby repealed and the following sub-section is  substituted therefor :  " (b.) Twenty days after the expiration of the term of the said  publication, unless a notice that an  action has been commenced aud a  copy of the writ in such action have  been filed iu the oflice of the Mining  Recorder in the Mining Division in  which the claim is situated, the  Mining Recorder shall forward to  the owner or agent, under Form I  of the Schedule to this Act, the  documents referred fco above, together with a certificate that the  notice provided by section 36, subsection (d), has been posted in his  oflice, and the field-notes and plan  deposited for reference therein from  the date of the first appearance of  the said notice in the British Columbia Gazette, and continuously  therefrom for a period of at least  sixty days. The Recorder shall also  set out in Form I the name of the  recorded owner of the claim at the  date of signing the same."  G. Section 127 of the "Mineral  Act" as enacted by section 10 of  Chapter 33 of the Statutes of 1898,  and amended by section 14 of  Chapter 45 of the Statutes of 1899,  is hereby repealed and fche following  section substituted therefor :  "127. The owner of a mineral  claim Avho has had his claim surveyed and has filed in the office of  the Mining Recorder in the Mining  Division in which the claim is situated, a declaration by a Provincial  Land Surveyor, or if the claim is  sifcuated within tho Railway Belt, a  declaration by either a Provincial  or Dominion Land Surveyor, stating  that he has surveyed the claim as  required by sub-section (c.) of section 30 of this Act, and has delivered to the Mining Recorder a plat of  the claim and a copy of the original  field-notes, and delivered two copies  of the plat aud one copy of the  field-notes to the owner, then the  owner of such claim shall be entitled to have the costof such survey, uot to exceed one hundred  dollars, counted as work done on  the claim as required by section 24  of this Act."  7. The Schedule of fees attached  to the "Mineral Act," is hereby  amended by striking out "For a  Crown grant $10.00 at the end  thereof, and by substituting therefor "For a Crown grant $25.00."  SWITCHING THINcTaROUND  The Minto Beception.  An important change was made  last night in the program for the  governor-general's reception, when  it was decided to cut out the proposed banquet at the Hotel Hume.  This was done at the request of the  earl and countess of Minto. ���  Captain J. W. Troup met the  vice-regal parfcy at Robson yesterday afternoon and accompanied  them to Rossland. He laid the proposed program of the Nelson reception before their excellencies and  telegraphed the result to the city  last night. G. V. Holt received the  message and placed the information before the city council at last  night's session.  The governor-general and party,  captain Troup said;- would reach  Nelson at 2:30 o'clock on Wednesday afternoon. To save time they  would partake of luncheon in their  car en route, and would be afc the  disposal of the reception committee  on their arrival for the presentation  of addresses, or any other purpose  up to 6 p. m. They "begged to be  excused from the banquet in the  evening, pleading that-the party  , would be very much fatigued after  the Rossland banquet, and the late  hour at which the- invitation to  Nelson? arrived having prevented  their arranging for a day's rest between. In lieu of the dinner they  would hold a reception at 8:30  o'clock. It     was     particularly  pointed out in regard to dresses  for this function that while their  excellencies would dress for the  occasion as a compliment to the  city, they were most anxious that  no one should remain away from  the reception on the score of costume.  Lord and lady Minto also expressed the desire to remain in their  car at the depot rather than go to  a hotel, lady Minto pointing out  that as the ladies' dresses were all  at the car it would entail a great  saving of time and be no slight  personal convenience. The report  of the vice-regal party is that they  are very pleasant indeed and appar-  ently anxious to please .all  The information was received by  the committee, and the banquet  sub-committee discharged. The  program will be modified to meet  the new conditions.  PLENIPOTENTIARIES NAMED  By the Chinese Government.  London, September 10.���The  Chinese minister in London, sir  Chih Chen Lo Feng Luh is understood to have received from Li  Hung Chang a copy cf tha occdoa-  tials emanating from the imperial  household, appointing the plenipotentiaries to conduct the negotiations for peace, and laying down  the conditions in relations thereto.  It is intimated that similar documents have been transmitted to the  Chinese ministers at other capitals,  and that the credentials are such  as will satisfy the American and  European governments.  The Chinese minister here is in  conference with the foreign office  officials this afternoon, when, it is  understood, he handed in the credentials referred to.  Democratic Gains in Maine,  Portland, Maine, September 10.  ���Returns from 120 towns and  plantations out of 512 in fche state  give Hill (Republican) 28,332, and  Lord (Democratic) 10,181. Compared with four years ago this  shows a Republican loss, of 12 per  cent, and a Democratic gaiu of 23  per cent. On this basis it is estimated that the Republican plurality this year will be about 30,335.  .f:  %m  if.'C'  '~'t HI  :-*���"��_  THE MISSING MISSIONARIES  About 100 Murders Proven."  Shang-Hai,. September 10.���John  Goodnow, tho United States consul-  general   here,   after    inquiries   in-  every possible source, learns that  the number of British and American   missionaries    probably    murdered during the uprising in China  has been 93, while 170 others, sta- '���  tioned in Chi Li and Chan  Si provinces, are   unaccounf   "   "or, and.  there is reason for the        lef that -  they inave met the san.-    -ate.   Of I;  those whose deaths have Wen abso"'  lutely proven, 22 were Americans.  ���8 men, 8 women and 0 children���  and 34 were British���9 men; 15 women   and   10 children.     There is  strong proof   that 37 more  were  killed at Yai Yuen.   All the natives1  from that place tell substantially  the same story.   Ten men, 13wo->  men and 7 children are known to*''-_  have been there. - ?  The list of missing members is 01 "  Americans���20 men, 21 women and .  20 children; and 109 British���41 fl  men, 49 women and 19 children..  It is impossible to get the num-  . bers of Catholics killed, but there  were many French priests and*7 sis  ters and some others in the country where the Russians are fighting. There are also, several Swedish and Danish Protestants.  The massacre and persecution of. ~&  the Chinese Christians^ continues, ���<>.  everywhere, and it is said the antir '.if  foreign leaders intend jto externa-;"7;i  nate them. Minor officers are send--^  ing memerials to the dowager . em^ -'���$/__  press, thanking her for ridding the���<&  country of the foreigners. In theV/-;  interior the people believe the em yh  press has won' great victories and, <7i  driven oufc the foreigners. Tt is' as- 7/"  serfced they will continue to think~,4;  so unless the foreigners, who were ���'. y:  compelled to flee, are-enabled to re- ;';W  turn and conspicuous punishmentsr_��i  are inflicted in retaliation for those ,7;  who were killed.. .7'  Li Hung Chang yesterday  prom-'!  ised  Mr. Goodnow. that he ��� would-  telegraph to the local_, officials', of  Chi Li to furnish escorts" t6~.treatjE$*��  ports for all the missionaries -^hogwti  were still- there.     Li Hung'Charig?3'|  requested^!.. Goodnow to cable to  the department of state at Washington that he was greatly pleased  with the appointment of his "old .  friend Foster" as    peace commissioner.  William Wood ville Rockhill, the >{f'  special commissioner of the United 7-:.  States government, starts for Tien- "v 1  Tsin tomorrow. The Japanese,' it y1!:)  is announced, will soon land 600-  soldiers.  There are reports current that  American   troops are   also   to   be ,;  landed.    The United States battle-/;  ship Oregon is expected to arrive "  tomorrow.  m  :*;  Showing Favor to tbe States.  Washington, September 10.��� 6_..  There are some important changes -' ���  pending among the 14 Catholic sees jt  of"thiscountryrwliiclTrifc~is"learnedrTS  may be officially announced after V,  archbishop Kane's return from ''���  Europe. For the first time since J  the Vatican council assembled at f~-  Rome in 1809 the influx of American b  prelates has been steady during the7g  present year, aud it is authorita- -'|  tively stated that pope Leo is deeply _ S  impressed with the reports which ���;  all of them have made concerning'7  tlieir sees. In fact, the pope has y_  never before met so many members 7  of the hierarchy from this country  during a single year since his accession to the papacy. On this  account he has been xcnaibly tou._-  ed by their proofs of devotion to  him, and it is said he intends to eni-  phasi/.e his appreciation of their  loyalty by conferring further religious favors upon the United  States.  The creation  of   Omaha   as   an  archdiocese will be definitely announced soon, when the indications  are that there will be further found-1  ations of episcopal sees in California,  New York and Pennsylvania.    It is  expected  that archbishop Riordan  of San Francisco is to be given a  coadjutor bishop afc an early date.  The    probable    appointee   is   Dr.  George Montgomery of Los Angeles,  who has been acting head of the St.  Louis archdiocese during   the ab-7  sence of its incumbent, Dr. Kane, in  Europe.   A number of monsignors  or domestic papal   legates of the";  pope likewise will be appointed in7  various parts of the country soon.%  A Job on the Police Force.       7;  Pretoria, Sept. 10.���General  Baden-Powell has been appointed  chief of Transvaal police.  ���' 7 7777;:ilM?$s=$ivH r ���jK_��s.ar?��>p_5S,,,tf  W*S^^^B_^��!^7^^  /'  t^raaasa?Bgggs<a~5  THE TEIBTOTE: KELSON B. C TUESDAY SEPTEMBER   11 1900  TO SPOKANE  AND BEPUBLIC  Reduction in Long Distance Rates. Use the  Kootenay Lake Company's Lines.  ��  lift  OTHER   BATES   PBOPOBTIuNATELY   LOW.  iUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY,  INCORPORATED 1670.  Sale of Shirts  at a Bargain  Our stock of shirts is  larger than it should  be at this stage of the  season, consequently  we can make it worth  your while to trade.  Snaps at 75,  $1 and up.  Everyone who has  seen our $12 tweed  suits says they are  bargains at the price,  and have the appearance of tailor made  garments.  r  S  Bay Stores  .��toe f&xibuw+   SlR__CHARr.ES^_^^EEn,_.(_.e.QCge_.E..  Poster and Hugh John Macdonald  met in Montreal yesterday. The  first   two   reported  the   Maritime  provinces as solid for the Conserva-  "' tive party, and Hugh John evened  things up by assuring, them that  the Conservatives will carry every  seat west of the Great Lakes. Hugh  John should be careful.   Predictions  ^of this kind should not be sent out  broadcast.   They weaken the effect  of what eminent men may say when  they discuss matters  with which  . they are familiar.   In the last general elections the Conservatives secured but two  of the half dozen  Rritish Columbia seats.    Since that  time there has been no phenominal  growth in Conservative sentiment;  nor is the party more homogeneous  now than it was in 1890.   The lessons of the last contest have evidently been lost upon those who  should guide the party    Instead of  co-operation, jn some sections of the  province at least, there is almost  open rebellion.    This is a condition  which does not promise well, and  it is so generally understood that  people will smile   when they see  Hugh John's   prediction  that the  Conservatives will carry everything  west of the Great Lakes.  The cifcy council last evening took  advantage of the recent amendment to the Municipal Act which  enables municipal councils to prac-  mi-  six  tically shut out pedlers and transient traders. The act as amended  permits the municipalities to  pose a tax of $250 tor every  months in the case of pedlers, and'  of $500 for every six months in the  case of transient traders. The city  council last evening very wisely  decided to give them the limit, and  if the other municipalities will follow Nelson's lead the interior will  soon be rid of this very undesirable  class of traders.  considered fully entitled to an increase, and have been willing to  grant it all through." Grand chief  conductor Morrissey haFleft for his  home thoroughly satisfied. One of  the oldest passenger conductors in  the employ of the C. P. R. said :  "TJie fight was really for the freight  conductors, and I think we impressed both Mr. McNicoll and Mr.  Taifc with the reasonableness of our  claim. It was merely a matter of  wages. There was no difficulty iu  adjusting the other issues.  A   TALK   AT   PEETORIA.  There are about 4S9 good reasons  why the local Conservative organization in Nelson is in disfavor.  The banquet in connection with  the reception to lord Minto is off.  His excellency says he has a meal  ticket of his own.  The Nelson Conservatives will  meet shortly for organization purposes. The majority of them have  decided either to change their officers or to change the name of their  association.  C.   P.   E.   EMPLOYEES   WON.  The differences between the Canadian Pacific Railway Company and  the Order of Railway Conductors  and Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen have been adjusted to the satisfaction of the company and this  branch of its employees.   The good  services rendered by grand master  Morrissey of the   Brotherhood of  Railway Trainmen and grand chief  conductor Clark   of the Order of  Railway Conductors, and the general moderation aiid good sense of  the members of the joint committee,   made   a statement comparatively easy.   The  outcome of the  negotiations has been a slight increase in the wages of freight conductors and an advance in the yardmen's remuneration.   These organizations asked for a flat scale of two  cents a mile for trainmen,   three  cents a   mile for   conductors, the  abolition of the junior scale, aud  where over 40 cars are handled on  a train the employment of three  brakemen instead of two.    Mr. Tait,  the manager of the eastern lines of-  the C. P. R., in discussing the settlement, said:     "The difficulty   has  been settled.    We have given the  senior freight conductors   on   the  Ontario ��fc Quebec division an increase of from $2.58 to $2.70 per 100  miles.   We have given our yardmen ��� on that division an increase  which will amount to about 15 per  cent on their old wages.   The passenger conductors, the brakemen and  other trainmen all asked for an increase, but we were unable to accede  to   their   demands.     The   ground  upon which the freight conductors-  asked for an increase was that they  had to look after larger trains now  than formerly, owing to our using  heavier engines.   The yardmen we  SALE BY TENDEE UNDER JUDGMENT ACT.  Pursuant lo order of tho Honorable Chief Justice McColl, dated August l"th, 1000, tho following described lands and premises nro heroby of-  fored for sale hy tender, vi/,., the intorest of  Itw-lti. 'Au.tu uii V\ VaiIiV.-W o.��d ICeofo and Roddick in and to lots numbered (7), and eight, tf>),  in block numbered flvo (a), in tho town of Ymir  in the province of iiritish Columbia.  Scaled tenders for the purchase of said lands  will bo received by mo until the 12th day of September, I'M. at twelve o'clock noon.  Dated at Nelson, B. C, September (ith. 1000.  KT.H. SIMPKINS,  District Registrar Supremo  Court   of .British  Columbia.  Cameras  AND AMATEUR  PHOTOGRAPHERS'  SUPPLIES OF  ALL KINDS.  Those who have predicted that  it would be impossible for the British to pacify the Transvaal because  of the unconquerable hatred of the  Boers to the English, have overlooked the important fact���that  many of the Boers hate their own  late rulers moro intensely than  they hate the English. Indeed, the  conditions grow more favorable  for British rule every day, for the  Boer prejudice against the English  was founded chiefly upon ignorance;  and as the people of the country  come to know the English well and  learn the true character of British  institutions, the old prejudice will  gradually disappear. And more,  as the Boers learn how grossly they  have been deceived, misgoverned  and robbed by their own leaders,  they will the more easily become  reconciled to British rule,  Mr. Barnes, the New York Outlook's correspondent in South  Africa, has something interesting  to say on this subject in his latest  war article, published last week.  He writes of conditions and incidents at Pretoria shortly after its  occupation by the British. The  following conversation which he  had with an intelligent Boer throws  a side-light upon the situation,  showing that the difficulty of inducing the burghers to settle down  contentedly under British rule may  not be as great as it has been  represented:  Said a prominent burgher to me :  "For months we have spoken  quietly among ourselves, 'When  the English come,' and talked so. of  the future. Our officials were saying, 'The English will never reach  liere ��� they are starving ��� they  mutiny���they will not face, bur  burghers���their officers drive them  to fight Avith whips,' and our  papers, under orders, printed stories  of Victories that never happened,  till we smiled among ourselves.  Only the very ignorant were deceived. Oh, yes, I fought. I was  wounded at Colenso. I came back  to. fight no more. I knew. But,  see here���"  He pulled a newspaper clipping  from his pocket. It was from the  Volkstim of a recent issue. It detailed a number of British reverses  that I could not recall having ever  heard of, which, seeing I had been  on the spot, was nofc a strange  thing; but they were in the form  of official dispatches, giving them,  on paper at least, an air of authenticity. The editor, out of a sense  of humor or disgust, had added a  little paragraph of his own.  "We are also informed," wrote  he, "chat lord Kitchener and lord  Methuen are wounded, lord Roberts  is a prisoner, and the rest of the  English army have committed suicide!"  "How about Kruger and his advisers?"     I   asked.      "What   did  >   f��%m 'ml'tifc. {__,gf-<S'1__'ffl_'l!ml fl.'^'S'tf'g'g'fT'tf'tf''__���'--���-_,r1jS_'f-!'-_.;<_!'<.-^    -S-_v_��^.^-.__.-J��-.^v_-.^-^.^--^^-^^._^^-_^^ .  Uf  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  w  FRED  IRVINE <&  CO  NEW FALL GOODS ARRIVING DAILY  c  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  RVINE & CO.  <a-^-^-_^'a'-?^-A'jg-A'A!a-s->-a-m->-sa,_},_},a,^,l,-S,_>  ^���^���^���^���^���^���^���^���-'���^���^���^���-'���^���^������-'^���^���^���^���^���^���^���^���^���-'���-Jfr  ~-0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0-0.0.0.0199-099-019191999999   *"���*"��� ^���^^^^^^^^^���^S'.SS'.^^S'.^^^^^i-r^^'SS;  xti  iti  iti  iti  iti  to  iti  iti  iti  ffl%  iff  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  ,��>  England,  too. 7All the  rest they  took away, and'paid all tlieir debts  in paper���-it is no good."  , "But president Kruger���?"   7  "He hoped for miracles. He was  already the richest man in the  Transvaal���the others had to make  it all; they were not so rich."  "Do you think the people would  wish them to come back ?"  "There are some that had better  not come back," was the reply.  Then I asked him if he had seen  a boy who had come all the way  from America Avifch a resolution of  sympathy from some school  children.  -        ^i.  '|Ya���that was funny."  D. J. DE W AR, J. P.  Notary Public���Conveyancer.  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON  B.C.  JERATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  rpHORPE & CO., LIMITED.-Corncr Vornon  x and Cedar streets, Nolson, manufacturers  of and wholesale dealors in rerated waters and  fruit syrups. Sole agents for Halcyon Springs  mineral water.   Telephone 60.  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  WF. TEETZEL & CO Cornor Baker and  ��� Josephine street 8, Nelson, wholesale deal-  era in assayers supplies. Agents for Denver  Fire Clay Co. of Denver, Colorado.  FOR SALE.  Two lots, ii room cottage, corner on Gore street.  SfiOO cash���S400 easy payments. The house cost  $850 to build.  Six lots, Observatory street.   A snap at $1100.  Five room cottage, Mines road near Stanloy,  beautiful location.   Only $]550, easy terms.  Fine house and lot, easy tonus. This is an  excellent opportunity for a man with small capital and reasonable income.  A 3 room house for sale at ?8._  To let, after 1-1 th inst, il room house on Carbonate street, rental $2,5-  List your property with 1110 for prompt sales.  KOOTENAY      CO.���Cornor Baker  CIGARS.  CIGAR   MANUFACTURING  and HaU streets, Nel  son, manufacturers of "Royal Seal" and "Kooto  nay Belle" brands of cigars.  ���.  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  TT J. EVANS & CO.���Baker street, Nelson  +���*������   wholesalo    dealers   in   liquors,'  cigars,  cement, fire brick and fire clay, water pipoaand  steel rails, and general commission merchants.  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES/  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY & CONSTRUCTION COMPAN Y���Wholesale dealers in telephones,-annunein tors, bolls, batteries,  fixtures, etc., Houston block. Nelson.  FLOUR AND FEED.  COMPANY  Straight or  Kootenay Points.  I havo purchased the insurance and real estato  business of Mr. Alex Stewart and will be glad to  meot his former clients.  Offlce in  Madden Block  D. J. DEWAR  TO    LET  FURNISHED  BRACKMAN - KER  MILLING  ���Cereals, Flour,  Grain, Hay,  mixed cars shipped  to all   Koot  Grain elevators at all principal points oii Calgary-  Edmonton R. R.  Mills at Victoria, New Westminster, and Edmonton, Alberta.  TAYLOR   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 cured meats.  Cold storage.  GROCERIES.  MACDONALD & CO.���Cornor Front and  Hall streets, wholesale grocers and  Jobbers in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  mackinaws and miners'sundries.  P.  A.  Jielson Saw &  Planing IV|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 lfa.ll ar)d Front Streets  Factory Hall Street Crossing C. P. R. Track  Mills Hall Street Wharf  KOOTENAY SUPPLY   COMPANY,   LIMITED���Vernon   street, Nelson,   wholesalo  grocers.  JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front street. Nelson, wholesale grocers.'  R. STEWART Sc CO.���Warehouses on C. P.  ���   R.  track, foot of Stanloy street.  Nelson,  wholosale dealers in provisions, produce   and  fruits.   Cold storage   Agents Armour & Co.'s  bacon, hams, lard and other products.  Temperance   Hotel  ON  VERNON  STREET  canm mm  & BOOK CO.  NKLSON, ft C.  "tliey^hope to gain?"    ~ ���  He shrugged his shoulders (a  Boer can dodge a direct question  like a Yankee) and looked at me  keenly.  "I suppose thoy had their hopes,"  he answered.  "Foreign intervention ?"  *'Ya, most certainly."  "And the gold?"'  "They spent much trying to get  that intervention. There was an  American, a politician, who could  tell you that," ho added. "And  there were Irish and French and  German and Hollaniloi's���they got  most.      There   was   some  sent to  DEBENTURES  FOR SALE  The City of Nelson, British Columbia, has authorized tho issue of debentures for the following  purposes:  $15,000 for extending the Water-  Works System.  $15,000 for extending the Electric Light System.  $20,000 for extending the Sewer  System.  $20,000    for   Street   Improvements.  $6,000 fora Road Making Plant.  These 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 ono thousand dollars. Interest  and principal payablo nt tho Bank of Montreal,  Nelson. Tho assessed valno of real'estate in  Nelson (s $1,217,000, and of improvements $818,000;  total $2,065,000. The population is 0000. Tenders  for these debentures will bo received by the undersigned up to 12 o'clock noon on Saturday,  September 13th, 1900.  JOHN HOUSTON. Mayor.  JNelson. B. C, July 24tb, 1900.  HUGH   R.  CAMERON  Baker Streot, Nelson. , Agent and Appraiser.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  J5f. GRIFFIN & CO.���Front street, Nelson,  ���   wholesale   dealors   in   provisions,   cured  meats, butter and eggs. ���'���..���-.���   HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  H BYERS & CO.^-Corner Baker and Josephine  ��� streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in hardware and mining supplies. Agents for Giant  Powder Co. -.���   --'���   -   ' .������- :. "   ��� ' ������ ���- ���'- ������������  ������.   ���  HARDWARE    COMPANY���  ....  Nelson, wholosale   dealorB in  hardware and mining supplies, and water and  plumbers'supplies.      .        : -  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  rpURNER, BEETON Sc CO.���Corner Vernon  ���*���. and Josephine streets, Nolson, wholesale  dealers in liquors, cigars and dry goods. Agents  for Pabst Brewing Co. of Milwaukee and Calgary Browing Co. of Calgary.       _    T AWRENCE  i-*  Baker St.,  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  MINING STOCKS  BOUGHT AND SOLD  Referendum Troasury Stock  . Richelieu, 1000  FOR SALE.  Six-room house, Hume Addition, 8850.  A complete set of tinner's tools.  A good shack.  CALL ON  H. A. Prosser  BROKER, WARD STREET  POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE.  HAMILTON POWDER COMPANY-Baker  street, Nelson, manufacturers of dynamite, ���  sporting, stumping and black blasting powders,  wholesale dealers in caps and fuse, and electrio  blasting apparatus.       SASH AND DOORS.  NELSON SAW AND PLANING MILLS,  LIMITED���Corner Front and Hall streets,  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesalo dealers  in sash and doors j all kinds of factory work made  to order.   WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMITED���Cornor Front and Hall streeta, Nelson, wholesalo dealers tn winoB (ease and bulk,  and domestic and imported olgars.  il. M. LUDWIC  Manufacturers ��� of and  dealors in Harness, Pack  and Stock Saddles, Apara-  jocs, Collars, Bridles and  Whips.  Nelson Harness Shop  Hall Street, Nelson.  O.W. West & Co.  COAL I      WOOD!  ESTATE   OF   JAMES   KELLY.  In thn matter of the estato of .Tamos Kelly, late  ~"       1 the county of Koc  Columbia,  livery  of tho Citv of Nolson, in the county of Kootenny,  s.tabf'i  iirovinco  :c  Hard Coal        <SQ CK I Crow's Nest  Anthracite      99.VO \ Coal  DELIVEBBD  $6.15  AGENTS IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY, Ltd.  No order can be accepted" unless accompanied  by cash.        ��� '   Offlco:   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 hoavy teaming.  Offlce corner Victoria and Ward streets.   Tele-  of   British  ceper, deceased.  Notico is heroby given pursuant to the "Trustees and Executors Act" of the Revised Statutes  of tho Province o( British Columbia, 1867,''Chapter IS", that all creditors and others having  claims against the estate of the said James Kolly,  who died on or, about the ISth day of October.  18!K), are roauircd, on or before tho 1st day of _Tc  vomber, 1900, to send by post, prepaid or dclivci  to Messrs. Taylor & Hannington, of tho City ot  Nelson, aforesaid, solicitors of Richard W. Day,  of tho City of Nelson aforesaid, tho adminlsti a-  tor of the real and personal effects of the said deceased, or to said Richard W. Day, thoir Christian and .surnames, addresses and descriptions,  tho full particulars of their claims, the stale  ment of their accounts and the nature of; tho securities, if any, held by them.  And further take notice that after such last  mentioned date the said administrator will proceed to distribute tho assets of tho deceased  among the-parties entitled thereto, having regard only to tlio claims which he sliall then nave  notico, and tho said administrator will not be  liable for tho said assets or any part thereof to  any person or persons of whoso claims notico  sliall not have been received by him at the time  of such distribution.  TAYLOR & HANNINGTON,  Solicitors for Richard XV. Day, administrator  for James Kelly, deceased. ��� .    ���      .  Dated tho 14th' day of August, 1900.  phone 192.  XV. A. COSTELLO. Manager.  E.  J. E. ANNABLE  GENERAL  BROKER  Houses and lots for salo in all parts of the city.  Victoria-Montreal Firo Insurance Company.  Ontario Mutual Lifo Insurance Company.  RENTS   COLLECTED.  Madden Block,  Ward Street.  See 4MMBLE  R. REISTERER & CO.  BRSWERS AMD BOTTUBBS OF  FINE LAGER BEER,  AND PORTER  ALE  P. Whalley, d.P.  -      ���  NOTARY PUBLIC  Offlce with C. W. West & Co., corner Hall and  Baker streets.  City offlce of the Nelson Sodawater Factory.  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Viotoria and Kootenay Streots.  P. O- Bo* ����>. TELEPHONE NO. 95  " ARCHITECTS.  EWART &  CARRIE���Architects.    Rooms 7  and 8 Aberdeen block. Bakor street, Nelson.  ~~ ENGINEERS. :  CHARLES PARKER���Mining and milling engineer.   Turnor-Boeckh Block, Baker 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  Lethbridge Gait Coal  The best value for the' money In the market  for all purposes.  terms cash     W. P. Tikrnkt, General Agent  Telephone H7.    Office with C. D. J. Christie.  -A..   _E__SrST_ES^.X).  Contracting Painters, Docorators, Paperhangers.  Full lino of wall papor, mouldings, oto,   Kalso-  ������-'-- --������ "-��� ������       Strictly first-class work.  mining and Tinting.  Estimates furnished.  Residence Mill 8troot,   VT7T CAT-'    1_    P  OppositoSchool Houso  WX-LOUJN, _>��� \j.  FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES.  JL    NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. F. & A. M.  yg_\r Meets second Wednesday in eaoh month.  Saturday evoning at 8  bors wolcome. M. R. Mowatt, President.  Sojourning brethren invited.  smelter, to receive, weigh, sample and check  pulps and to generally look after the interests of  tho miners.   Terms mado on tho basis of tonnage  handled.    Apply  Vancouver. 11. C.  for  Prompt and  dslinery to  tort0     Brewery at HeJttw   a. p.. woo.  NOTICE   OF   DISSOLUTION.  Notico is heroby given that the partnership  formerly existing between Gus Nelson and John  Lindblad, lesseos of the "Gluo Pot" siloon, Nelson, has this day been dissolved. All claims  against tho said Arm must be sent to Mr. Nelson,  who will continue to carry on tho business.  Witness: JOHN LINDBLAD.  R. S.LEVNTE. GUS NKLSON.  Dated at Nelson this 9th  day  of August.  KNIGHTS OF 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, visiting Knights  cordially invited to attend. F. J. Bradley, C. C;  J. A. Paquette, K. cf R. & S.  NELSON L. O. L., No. 1692, meets in I. O. O. F.  Hall, corner Baker and Kootenay streets,  1st and 3rd Friday of eaoh month. Viflltini  brethern cordially invited. R. Robinson, W.  W. Crawford, Recording-Secretary.  $  NELSON _ERIE, Number 22, Fraternal Order  of Eagles, meets every second and fourth  Wednesday iheach month in Fraternity Hall,  Visiting brethren welcome. W. Gosnell, Presi  dent.   Charles Prosser, Hnorefcary.  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.  notice:      ~   7^    '  The matter of tho co-partnership of Kelly &  : Steeper of Nelson,B. C, liverymen.  Ail persons having claims against the co-partnership of Kelly & Steeper above named or tlio  said livoiy stablo business as carried on under  ������ the name of Kelly & Steeper are requested to  'hand forthwith to Richard W. Day, their names  ; und full particulars of their said claims.  TAYLOU & HANNINGTON.  Solicitors for Richard W. Day, Administrator.  TRADES   UNIONS.  NELSON MINERS'' UNION NO. 86. W. F. b  M.���Meets in miners' union rooms, northeast cornor Viotoria and Kootenay streots, ovory  ~ '       ' ~ o'clock.   Visiting mom-  ssidont. .Tamo  Wilkes, Secretary. Union Scai.b ov Wages  kok Nki.son Distoict���Per shift, machine  men, $3,50: hammorsmen minors, $:i.25; muckers,  carmen, shovolers and othor underground laborers, $3.00.  TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.-Tho rogu-  lar meetings of tho Nelson Trades and Labor  Council will bo hold In tho miners' union hall,  corner of Victoria and Kootenay streots, on tho  first and third Thursday of each month, at  7.30 p.m. G. J. Thorpo, Prosidont. J.H.Matho-  son, Secretary.  rpHE regular meetings of tho Carpenters' Union  �������� are held on Wednesday evening of oach  week, at 7 o'clook, in the Minors' Union hall cornor Victoria and Kootenay-streets. R. Robinson, President.   James Colling, Secretary.  BARBERS' UNION.-Nelson Union, No. 106. of  the International Journeymen Barber's Union of America, meets every first and third Mon-  dayof eaoh mouth in Miner's Union Hall, corner -  of Viotoria and Kootenay streets, at 8:30 p.m.  sharp. Visiting ��� brothers cordially invited to  attend. J. H. Matheson, President. W. S. Bel-  ville, Secretary.  BRICKLAYERS AND MASONS* UNION.  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 secretary.   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 stroots, evory Monday evoning  at7:30 p.m. sharp. Visiting members of the American Federation cordially invited to attend. A. W.  McFoe, President. Percy Shackolton. Secretary.  NELSON 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, Prosi-  dent; Will J. Hatch. Secretary.   PLASTERERS' UNION���Tho O. P. I. A. No.  ���*��� 172. meets every Monday evening in tho  Elliot block, corner Baker and Stanley streets, at  8 o'clock. J. P. Moyer, president; Doi__d Mo  Least, secretary; i4»
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BANK OF 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. Georgo A. Drummond Vice-President
E. S. Clouston General Manager
NELSON BRANCH
Corner Baker and Kootenay Streots.
A. H. BUCHANAN, Managor.
Branches in London (England) New York,
Chicago, and all the principal cities in Canada.
7
Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable
Transfers.
Grant Commercial and Travelers' Credits,
available in any part of the world.
Drafts Issued, Collections Mode, Eto.
Saving's Bank Branch
 CURRENT- RATB - QP'-INTI.RKBT-P A TP	
THE BANK OF
BRITISH   COLUMBIA
NELSON
Imperial Bank of Ganada
HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.
CHRISTIAN   DE   WET.
General Chi'istaiu De Wet is so
strong in his hatred of England and
all things P^nglish that he has
brought np his family almost without education, and has strictly for-
) bidden the use of English in his
household. His own education was
'completed within a few short
months, and if he knows English,
like many other Boers he is most
careful to conceal his knowledge.
But,   all   uneducated   as    he is
De   Wet   has    proved    himself a
shrewd man of business. He gained
a   fair   fortune   from   his   skillful
working of his farm, and this he
has increased by speculation.     Nor
did he fail to live upon the enemy,
for though he hated English folk
and English ways, he had a keen
desire for English gold, and in his
efforts to acquire it has been known
to help in  driving  400  pigs from
Bloemfontein   into   Johannesburg.
As a member of the volksraad he
has been best known for his strenuous efforts to undermine British influence   and "verdomde Engelsch-
mann,"   that   pet phrase of Boer
abuse, was frequently upon his lips.
He    is    no     orator,    though    he
proved himself a capable agitator at
the time of the election for the presidentship of the Free State in 1896.
In   the volksraad his efforts were
mainly confined to the discussion of
English questions, and on such-he
could pour forth a flood of bitter
invective.   In  the dark days that
followed the abortive Jameson raid
he sedulously fostered the spirit of
race hatred which that ill-starred
adventure  re-awakened,   and   he
Is now prepared to issue Drafts and
Letters of Credit on Skaguay, U. S.,
Atlin, B. C, and Dawson City, N. W. T.
threw all the weight of his great
influence into the scale to secure
the election of Mr. Steyn. It was
by his influence that the forces of
reaction triumphed. Just then it
was no hard task to persuade the
frightened bxirghersJikat-the-only-
Capital Authorized $2,500,000
Capital Paid up $2,458,603
Rest  $1,700,000
D. R. Wilkie, General Manager.
E. Hay, Inspector.
way to secure the independence of
both the Dutch republics was to
cement an alliance between them.
This desire to see his blood spurt
was frequently on his lips, and on
one occasion lie would see this take
place for his beloved taal. But his
blood was heated then by the appointment of an Englishman as
teacher of English at the Grey college, Bloemfontein; where French
was taught by a Hollander, and
De Wet considered it would be.
more logical to have English taught
by a German.
Before the outbreak of the -war
De Wet had had but little military
experience.    He was a mere boy at
the time of the great war between
the   Free   Staters   and    Basutos,
though he was one of many of his
countrymen who, despite president
Brand's proclamation of neutrality,
fought side by side with the Transvaalers in the war they love to call
the   "War of Independence."    In
that conflict he took part in the
fights at Laing's Nek and at Schuin's
Hoogte, called by the British the
Ingogo river.   He was, moreover,
one of the half hundred burghers
from the Free State who volunteered
to storm   Majuba   Hill.     On that
occasion a Highlander leaped from
the sheer cliff, and, catching a tree,
fell an easy victim to De Wet's unerring   rifle.     That  Highlanders^
uniform is to this day one of the
Boer     general's     most   treasured
trophies.
If it were not that De Wet is
known to be no scholar it might
have been thought that he had
been studying the history of the
exploits of some of the dashing
leaders  of  irregulars   during the
Nolson Branch—Burns Block; 221 Baker Streot
J. M. LAY, Manager.
great   American   civil   war,   but
in     any.    case     he    has    practiced   their  principles cwith great
effect.   To him was due the shepherding of Broadwood's brigade at
Sanna's    posfc,    and    immediately
jifterward he .performedjwhat_was,
probably the greatest   of his exploits in the capture af the Royal;
Irish Rifles   and   Northumberland
Fusileers  at Reddersburg.    When
this composite force started from
Dewetsdorp it had 30 miles to march
before completing its mission, and
there was absolutely no trace of
the enemy.  Three hours after they
had left, De Wet returned from his
success at Sanna's post, and when
he learned their strength he sent oif
to.that place for men aud guns and
gathered together the burghers in
the neighborhood.   AVith these he
fetched a compass and headed the
Royal Irish Rifles when they were
within twelve miles of the railway,
and he held   them on   the kopje
St JOSEPH'S SCHOOL
NELSON. B.C.
A boarding and day school conducted by the
Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. It is situated at
the corner of Mill and Josephine streets in one of
the bost residential portions of Nelson, and is
easily accessible from all parts of the city.
The course of study includes the fundamental'
and higher branohes of thorough Engllst *duea-:
tion: Business course—bookkeeping,. stenog-!
raphy and typewriting. Soience course—musio;
vocal and instrumental, drawing, etc Plain art
and needlework, eta
Next term commences September 3rd.
For terms and particulars apply to the Sister
Superior..
Private    School
And Kindergarten.
Thorough English, Calisthenics, Music, Gorman and -rench it required. Fall term commences 3rd September.
For particulars apply to
 MISS PaLMKR, Josephine Street.
MONEY TO LOAN
AT 7 PER CENT
ON BUSINESS PROPERTY
which they had occupied until reinforcements came. His arrangements proved successful, and before long, he had four.guns .playing
on the luckless British soldiers.
Aud, by the irony of fate, those
were the British guns, taken from
the Horse artillery at Sanna's post,
and British wagons and supplies
were brought on there as well. Goneral De Wet has, it is clear, a master
military mind.
Hamilton's Refining Work.
Hamilton Herald,   o
It is yet too soon to say positively that Mr. Frasch's process of treating nicker and copper ore and matte
is   an   assured   success;   but most
Hamilto^people'will^be^pleased^to
share the high hopes that the directors of the Nickel-Copper Company
have formed with  regard to the
process.    Before a large representative company of citizens and visitors from other places, a practical
demonstration of the process was
given yesterday at the Hoepfner
Refining Works, and the general
opinion of those present seems to
be that the demonstration was satisfactory.   The works were erected
mainly for the treatment of zinc
oro.   This, however, has been found
impracticable,   and   the   company
will utilize the building and plant
for the treatment of copper and
nickel ores and matte.   To judge
from remarks made by the company's guests at the banquet last
night, the inception of this enterprise means the establishment of
an industry which will very soon
grow to enormous proportions.
Palace IVJeat IVJarl^et
Headquarters
for all kinds of
Fresh and Cured Meats.
A FULL LINE OF
Front Doors
Inside Doors
Screen Doors
Windows
Inside Finish
local and coast.
Flooring
local and coast.
Newel Posts
Stair Kail
Mouldings
Shingles
Bough and
Dressed Lumber
of all kinds.
I~ WHAT YOU WANT IS NOT IN STOOK
WB WILL M_KK IT FOR TOT/
CALL AND GET PRICES.
J. A. Sayward
IIALL AND LAKE STREKTS, NELSON
Porto Rico Lumber Go.
(LIMITED)
CORNER OF
HENDRYX AND VERNON STREETS
A feature will be made of the poultry and
Same trade.   They will always be on hand dor-
lg their season.
J. L.  PORTER, Prop.
169 Josephine St., between Bakor and Vernon
Telophone 159.
W. REINHARD, M. D.
General Practice.
SPECIALTY:   Eyo,   Ear  and   Nose.
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, 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 hand at $25
per suit. All other lines at
low rates. None but Union
labor employed.
E. Skinner
Neelands' Building, Bakor Street).
FRED J. SQUIRB. Manager.
AMERICAN
AND    •
EUROPEAN
PLANS
meals 25 CENTS
ROOMS LIGHTED BY ELECTRICITY
AND HEATED BY STEAM
25 CENTS TO fl
321 to 331 Baker Street, Nelson.
ARTHUR   GEE
MERCHANT TAILOR.
OPPOSITE   THE   QUEEN'S   HOTEL.
I^arge stock of high-class imported goods. A
specialty of tho square shoulder—tho latest
fashion in coats.
SMOKE
ROYAL SEAL
AND
KOOTENAY BELLE
CIGARS
UNION MADE
Kootenay Cigar Mfg. Co.
NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA
QUEEN'S HOTEL
BAKER STREET. NELSON,
Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.
!*«■_» oomfortable bedrooms and  first-class
dining-room. Sample rooms for oommerolaJ men.
RATES $2 PER DAY
fyrs. E. C. Clarke, Prop.
LATK OF THB ROYAL HOTEL, CALGARY
EVERY   DAY
AT   THE
Club Hotel
BIG   SCHOONER
Beer or Half-and-half only
Porto Rico LumberCo. Ltd.
H. D.  ASHCROFT
BLACKSMITHING
AND EXPERT
HORSESHOEING
Apply O. L. LENNOX. Solicitor. Nelson a C j Telephone No. li
Ofllce:   Raker Street, near   Fraternity Hall. I
fclenhnnn Nn. U. <
Wagon repairing promptly attended to by a
first-class wheelwright.
Spedal attention given to all kinds of repairing and custom work from outside points,
Shopi HaU Bb., botween Bakor and Vemon.
Ityadden JJouse I^*M™1
The only, hotel in Nelson that has remained
under one management since 1800.
The bed-rooms are well furnished and lighted
by electricity.
The bar Is always stocked by the best dom _-
Uo and Imported liquors and oigars.
THOMAS MADDEN. Proprietor.
SLOCAN JUNCTION HOTEL
J. H. McMANUS, Manager
FRESH
COOL
The only good Boer in Nelson
f
Bar stocked with bost brands of wines, liquors,
and Cigars. Boer on draught. Large comfortable rooms,  firet-olaa. table board.
E. J. CURRAN, Prop.
:   Corner Stanley and Silica Streets.
DISSOLUTION   OF   PARTNEBBHIP,
Notico is heroby given that tho partnership
heretofore existing botween Edwaid C. Cordingly and A. VV. Purdy, carrying on business'as
Furniture Doalers, in tho City of Nelson, under
the name, stylo and firm of tho Nelson Furniture
Company, has this day been dissolved by mutual
consent. Richard XV. Day of Nelson, B. C, accountant, has beon appointed receive.- to wind
up the affairs of the firm, to whom all account-
duo the Ann must be paid, and all claims against
the firm should be sent. . .
,x-    Witness: E. C. CORDINGLY,
W. A. GALLIHER. A. W. PURDY.
._D%sd "".l first <l»y ot August, A. D. 1900. at)
thoCityofNcUon,
isSi*^ &^_-u^j_i��vjiVfea-s^  ^wwfcuViH*'.'.:. _i'i "V.'^y.-.'a-wj^JSt-y '���� r/\;*.",V. ."���'���J'i ^"i "^.j1' _j*iiJi* i.~ ^���~^_T"~T*' '" ''*" ItS^__J?"J'' j^^^^W?3^^^^^^r^^^^^^^^^^i^if^^^^^^^^^^7^^T^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^r^^^^^^PP"^,**,���^^*l,Wi  ���rMaaa-a3��__5KMXA^^  THE TEIBUNE: NELSON.B. C, TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 11 1900  Ik  Queen Victoria. Chocolates  THE  BEST   OILST  THE   __VC_i5_._R__EC:ET  SOLID   03iTL"^r   E'S"  W. F. Teetzel & Co.  _?TTT   "CX_?   I3ST   25   ____STX)  50   CENT   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  . *��-0,'0'<&'t*-0,'0'-''?.<*-&���'*���''�����      ���__���_?���g,__'a".'3"-5',a'g'^,T-"-t i  i_rSi W- *��� ����� ?.<?.<?. 3?. 55 ��� *��� C- ��"��� i9-0r0-0-09"0-0-0"0'0^-*~__l\  ���* ^  Xif  ffl  1890���Established in Nelson���1890  1   -l  ffl  1   /  1   ^  ffl  |:'.(  ffl  l*r  ffl  1^  ffl  1 ^i  ffl  ffl  Ite  to  h_  to  ���1  to  F  ffl  ffl  'J  ffl  1 t-  ffl  8  ffl  ffl  t  ffl  ffl  ffl  ?    ,  ffl  i'i  ffl  _  -  ffl  *������  ffl  I,.  ffl  I'.l  'rf '  ffl  *s  ffl  1  ffl  SIZE  10 ���_ X 3  New Goods Arriving Daily  Our Sterling Manicure Sets are now ready for  inspection.   You can feel sure that price and quality will  be in your favor  We are prepared to sell goods this season cheaper  than last.   Call and inspect the goods  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  to  ffl  iti  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  $ JACOB  DOVER'S,  "THE  JEWELER" $  \l/ Our watch mid jewelry departments are managed by skilled workmen ilf  \ti     Wc mnkc and repair everything in our line.    Mail orders receive prompt attention     \kjf  Wl >W  -jK^.0j0.0-0.0-0_-��� a ���_&_a:_b ,  0 _t_-%__-<C:_ti___-__\i���_______-___-__\.tV'fc-  __99.'^.'^'^.^.^Z'^"0'0-0-0 ^sr.^.^.^.^: **�����_;.<ff.<C.^.^.^-  THE LATEST  THE LATEST  IN    CANNED   MEATS    IS  V"_E3_A_.X_ IL.0-A._F  ITS  DELICIOUS.   TRY  IT.  SEND  US  YOUR  ORDER  FOR   FRUIT AND  FRUIT  JARS.  THE WESTERN MERCANTILE COMPANY, Ltd.  Baker Street. GROCERS. Nelson, B. C  i'sas  - m?f&r&'<=>'ss''3'^'i  ffl  iB-enr  m>  HUME ADDITION  LOTS  GAMBLE & O'REILLY, Agents  i ���____* ���_5_i ���_;  ��� vS*^S#v  ark a_j?_j_li I IT COSTS BUT ONE CENT |OUR CL0SESTS  | AUK NOISELESS  To drop us a post civrd that wo may call and civo estimates.   It savos many dollars.  Never   have  any plumbing dono  until  you have seen  our goods  and our prices.  $��$<_.     STRACHAN BROTHERS, Plumbers.  CITY LOCAL NEWS  Ewart & Carrie are drawing  plans for a $1200 residence to be  erected on Park street by A. Minty.  Three ears of rails were shipped  to Procter yesterday for the Balfour extension. This is the last  shipment to the upper end of the  ���work, as the balance of the rails  will be laid from the Nelson end of  the line.  0. P. R. locomotives 22 and 24  are to be sent here to take the  places of the engines disabled during the last few .weeks.  Prank Fletcher has been appointed acting 0. P. R. land agent  i'or this district. When a permanent appointment is wade the new  agent will have full charge of C. P.  R. lands in the Kootenays, with an  office staff here. Assistant land  commissioner Doupe of Winnipeg is  now in the city.  Born���to the wife of, E. Murphy,  mining recorder at Kuskonook, of a  son; the'wife of William Paris, of  Carbonate street, of a son; at  Sehomberg, Ontario, the wife of  Charles Wilson of a son.  The Epworfch League of the  Methodist church will hold its open  night this evening. A conundrum  social will constitute the programme.  When May Wilson, plaintiff in  the action of Wilson vs. C. P. R.,  appeared yesterday morning she  was recognized as the person who  was fined in May last for keeping a  disorderly house on the Balfour extension and leffc without settling.  W. H. Bullock-Webster arrested  the woman and slie had to produce  $53 before the suit could proceed.  David McBeath was in the city  yesterday purchasing supplies for  his camps along the new wagon  road to the Londou Consolidated  and Richelieu mines. The road is  well under way and a three-mile  section is completed. Sixty men  and four teams are employed.  Captain J. W. Troup wentp to  Robson yesterday to meet the governor-general and party and arranged for their transportation by  special train to Rossland.  H. J. Scott of Victoria, and  Claude Cregan of Rossland, representatives of the Hamilton Powder  Company, are at the Phair;  Archie Johnson has kicked over  the traces, and ifc is said he will not  work in harmony wifch the Grit  push in the coming election.  R. jP. Green, M. P. P., of Kaslo.  spent two days in Nelson on his return from Victoria, and left for  Kaslo yesterday on the Kokanee.  While here he spent an hour in  looking over the great Silver King  mine and another hour in consultation wifch the actual leaders of. the  Conservative party in Nelson. He  was surprised afc what he saw at  the mine, and delighted on hearing  that he was the choice of the Nelson Conservatives for the honor of  leading them in the coming Dominion election.  SINGLE TAX FOR PEDLERS  Designed to Shut Them Out.  The city council held a brief  session last night in course of which  the routine business of the week  was dispatched. The members  present were mayor Houston, aldermen Irvine, Arthur and Morrison.  The bylaw relating to licenses  for hawkers, pedlers and transient  traders was amended so that in  future the hawkers and pedlers will  require to pay $250 for each six  .months and transient traders $500  for each six months. This will not  apply to parties selling fruit, fish  and vegetables. ~ '  Further attention was drawn to  the dangerous proximity of gas  pipes and electric light wires in a  number of buildings. Aldermen  Arthur and Morrison moved that  the city electrician be instructed to  inspect all buildings having gas and  electric light and cut off the electrical current where danger is apprehended until the source of such  danger is removed. This was carried.  John Elliot forwarded a $6 account for sewer work at his block  claiming that the city should pay  Bankrupt Stock  FOR SALE BY TENDER.  Sealed tenders ���will bo received for tho purchase of tho stock in trade and 11 xlures belonging to the estafo of Messrs. Vahey & Korman. of  Grand Forks. 11. C, until Saturday, September  lotli next, addressed to tho undersigned ut Box  tl36, -Winnipeg', Manitoba.  5 The slock consists of a general assortmentof dry  goods, millinery, rarpots, house furnishings and  wall paper, which together wilh fixtures amount  to $l(i.000 more or loss.  As the wholo stock liis been purchased within  tho past twolvo months it is in'oxcollont condition and well assorted. '  Tho stock can bo seen in tho shop lately occupied by the insolvents in Grand Forks.  Terms���One 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  ASSIGNKE.  _xix____x-__-_iiiitiii_i____:  JUST   ARRIVED  A Car Load of  Allen's Apple Cider.  THORPE & CO.  TENDERS   WANTED.  Tenders wanted on or before the 15th September for the purchase of s'ock, book debts, and  real estato belongiug to tho estate of Savage  Brothers, Kavclstoke. Full particulars on application to J. B. Smith. Revelstoke. B. C.  the   amounts.       Referred   to   the  finance committee.  An application from the Nelson  rifle company for a prize to be shot  for at the company shoot on October 6th was referred to the finance  committee.  It was resolved that the chief of  police should be instructed to enforce the streets bylaw and notify  all parties occupying the city streets  to vacate.  Alderman Irvine drew the attention of the council to the fact that  cabmen and teamsters have their  teams stand on the macadamized  roadway where the horses toro up  the pavement. He moved, seconded  by alderman Arthur, that teamsters be required to stand on Ward  streets between Baker aud Vernon  streets.   This was carried.  Alderman'-.Arthur stated that the  special committee on tho rifle association trophy recommended the  council to purchase a $05 pair of  field glasses to be awarded to the  person winning them twice out of  three consecutive matches or three  times in all. This was carried.  "The residents of block 01, 92 and  93, fronting on Victoria street,  asked to have Victoria street  graded from Kootenay street west.  A number of citizens petitioned  to have the fire bell rung at 7, 8  and 12 a. m., 1, 5, and 0 p.m. The  petition was received and the matter will be looked into.  .    LACROSSE   MEN   MEET.  A meeting of the local lacrosse  men was held in the fire hall lasfc  evening for the purpose of making  arrangements for extending an invitation to the members of the  Westminister lacrosse team to visit  Nelson on their way home from the  east. Among .those present were  D. Rutherford, R. S. Lennie, D. McNichol, Frank Tamblyn, Joe Thompson, J. L. Vanstone, C. Archibald,  A. Perrier, R. Thompson, James  McPhee, A. Jeffs, John Bunyau,' S.  G. Campbell, T. Houston, J. Fox  and H. Burnett.  R. S. Lennie was called to the  "chair and D. Rutherford was appointed secretary.  In a general discussion of the  matter it was suggested that even  should it so happen that the whole  team did not come home together,  those who did return together  should be-.invited to visit Nelson,  and if possible put up something in  the way of an exhibition game, so  that the Nelsonites could have a  chance of seeing* the world's champions.  On motion of Frank Tamblyn,  seconded.by John Bunyon, ifc was  resolved that an invitation be extended to the members of the Westminster team to visit Nelson as the  guests of the local lacrosse club and  the citizens. ' '  ,An   answer   to   the    invitation  should bo received today.  Mining Records.  Yesterday's mining records were:  Locations���The St. Marys No. 2 on  Grouse mountain by Philip Corcoran ; the Union ou Wild Horse  creek, by A. J. Campbell, John  Ryan and T. H. O'Brien, the Dutton  on Tamarac mountain by Charles  Northridge and A. J. Hughes; the  Omerille on' Wild Horse creek, by  C. E..Desrosiers, O. A. Lovell and  Owen Boyer; the Pretoria, Sfc. Paul  and Empire on east fork of Barrett  creek, by E. W. Bolton; the Royal  Star and Ladysmith on Barrett  creek by C. J. Ditter; the Hidden  Treasure on Barrett creek by Edward Hayward.  o Certificates of work.���To David  Orr on the Rosebud and Argo; to  M. O'Brien on the Gold Dollar and  Gold Reef; to John McVicar on the  Salisbury, Ben ,Hur, Lancashire and  Warririgtoh,j  An Appointment Made.  W. A.- McLean of Nelson, who  has had charge of the rock crushing plant of the cifcy, has been appointed   superintendent   of  roads  Contractors and Builders  WILL DO WELL TO  Buy Their Lumber  AT  G. 0. Buchanan's  A large stock of flrst-olass dry material on  hand, also a full line of Bash, doors, mouldings,  turned work, eto.  Factory Work a Specialty  Yardi  Foot of Hendryx street, Nelson  Telephone, 01    Jq\\([   Rae,   AgGIlt  Kootenay   Coffee   Co.  NKLSON, B. O.  Coffee roasters and dealers In Tea and Coffee,  Offer fresh roasted coffee of beat) quality aa  follows i  Java and Arabian Maoha, per pound 9  40  Java and Mooha T.'lend, 8 pounds  1 00  Fine Santos, I pounds  1 00  Santos Blend, 6 pounds  1 00  Onr Special Blend. C pounds  1 00  Our Rio Boast, 6 pounds..  1 00  A tual order solicited. Salesroom 2 doors east  Of Oddfellows blook, Wost Baker street.  ESTABLISHED 1892  H.   BYERS   &  CO.  HARDWARE  _STABLISHED 1892  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 Fuse, etc.  H. BYERS & CO.  NELSON        . KASLO  SANDON  and trails in Nelson riding. Mr.  McLean is well qualified for the position, and government agent  Turner will make a better showing  with the $11,200 at his disposal  than some of the agents who have  twice as much. Mr. McLean goes  to Creston today, and while there  will start work on all the roads and  trails needed in Goat River mining  division. On his return he will  look over the country round about  Salmo and Erie.  Army Casualties Reported.  Washington, September 10.���  The war department today received  the following dispatch from general  McKibben, in command of the department of Texas: ''San Antonio,  September 10.���Start first train tonight. Press reports received here  state that all of batteries lost but  fifteen men, and both officers' lost.  (Signed) McKibben." General Corbin thinks the telegram means only  15 men were saved, but gives the  dispatch exactly as received by  him.  . -  HOTEL   ARRIVALS.  PHATR.���J. T. McKeown, Spokane; D. Mac-  GrtKor, Ka>lo; V.- h. Chriilie, Sandon; Archdeacon _>cntrcath, Vancouver; Dr. jMontizam-  bcrt, N. II..-'Montiiiunbort,���'Ottawa; John L.  Reta'lack, Spokane; C. _!. Hop��, Vancouuer; H.:  J. scoti., Victoria; L'rno lleoher, Rossland;  Martin Welch. Spokano; Claude ��� F. Cregan,  Kossland; K. Wooliich, Greenwood; D. P. Patenaude, Helana, 31' nlana: \\r. V. Du Hois. Sl��cau  City; G. W. Dawson. Silverton: T. ,T. O'Kcilly,  Silverton; C. ]>. Hunter, Sandon; Airs. Pringle  and Mrs Wolcott, San Fianeisco: O. 11. Frederick, Spokane.  BUJIK.-I . O'Neill. WinripoR; W. G. Merry-,  weather, Rossland; y. A. Jackson, Brockville;  J. T. ii'luctot. Kaslo; V. P. Hatch, l.os Angeles,  California; R. .1. Daniels, Procter; T. J.- Armstrong, New York; G. Black, Chicago; T. 11. Hill,  Vancouver.  QUEEN'S.���?. Slinn, Ottawa; II. Turner and  wife, Mexico City, Mexico; P. E. Seelye, Spokane: A. XV. Gamb?, Rosalie, Washington; John  Atrail, Port Townsend; AV. R. Jloore, Spokane;  P. V. Strobnck, Spokano.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Your money refunded if our 85  cents coffee pots are not-just we claim for thorn,  at B. C Novelty Company, opposite post oflleo.  Nicely Furnished Rooms���corner  Vernon and Cedar streets.  If you enjoy a good cup of coffee  simple ono ofours freo at'B.C. Novelty store.  Made in one minute, while you wait. Price of our  coll'ee pot 85 cents. 7  Just received at Nelson  Cafe-  Fresh supply of Olympia and Eastern oyster'.  Get an "Infaht's.Novelty Swing"  for tho"baby, and - your wife will call you a  'darling if she never did before. Prico SI, at U. C.  Novelty Company, opposite post office.  For Rent���Well Furnished rooms,  bath, electric lights, hot-'air.: Mrs. Ogilvie, north  sido Carbonate street between Joseptiine and  Ward.'  Ladies  are   invited  to call aud  examine our stock of oil paintings and pictures  "spliingat hilf price for the next ten days. This  is our method of advertising at B.C. Novelty  Company, opposite post oflice.  :   To rent���No. 293 Victoria street,  a six-roomed house. Apply to F. J. Bradley  &Co.  Pictures framed afc cost for ten  days only, bring your pictures at once if you wish  to take advantage of this offer at B. C. Novelty-  -Company.-oppo8ito=postoiHco.J=���"^   For sale���law library, low price.  Call and inspect. Alex. Stewart, Turner-Boockh  block.  Lithographs of lord Kitchener and  Roberts, at 30 cents each, size 18x20 inches at B.  C. Novelty Company, opposite post oflice.  A thing of beauty is a joy for-  nver, so got your pictures framed at cost at the  B. C. Novelty Company, opposite post ofllce.  Wanted���Second   hand   upright  piano at Nelson Bassaar.  Wanted ��� Two  firemen holding  certificates for high pressuro stationary boilers.  Must bo of good habits. Men ot family preferred. For patticulars address W. F. Utile,  managor Tho H. W. McNeill Co., Ltd;, Anthracite, N.W.T.  Large   furnished   rooms   to   let.  Apply Macdonald building, coiner of Josephine  and Vernon streets.  Nursery Stock���Fruit and Ornamental���Over 700 acros. Orders close September  15th for fall delivery. Got your orders in. H. H.  Avery, 221 Carbonate street, Nelson, is our representative for tho Kootenays. Stone Sc Wellington, Toronto, Ontario.  Heck calls left at the Pacific  Transfer barn on Vernon street. Telephone  call 35.  NELSON TENT AND  AWNING  FACTORY  The best equipped establishment in British Columbia for turning out  all kinds of canvas goods.  THEO tyADSOjl, Proprietor.  Baker Street, Nelson.  Calgary Bottled Beer  Second to none on tho market.   For sale by the  single bottle, the dozen or the barrel.  GENUINE BARGAINS  In all Lines of Fishing Tackle, Guns,  Rifles and Ammunition   .   .   .   .  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  i-'tf-'frS/g/^'<__.___'__. frg.'___��� __J _____&-^���A���___ ___ _g_ ___ _3_ ________��.  /(��-.-*-.-,����*-*��.''Sr:>*-^-��r:^^'8r:y: ��� 0-0 999999-0-9r9:fvt^_  Uf  ffl Season for Fruits  ty     ���  ffl  ffl  an  an  ffl  ffl  iti  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  Our pleasure is in supplying the best of fruits.  Place your order with us,  and you are sure to be  satisfied. Ripe, luscious  fruits, such as these, will  give you healfch and pleasure. We cannot express  envy of others' offerings���  because we ourselves have  tho best..  ffl  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  ffl   Telephone 10 185 Baker Street  ^\S_��_S_��_3��_S:_��;_��^:*:^:^ ttit't:��;S;��;i:_L-_j_^  ���iW99.09-0-099-0-09 S.5.*T.flS.'ff;C''5'3t.^,.^.ar.K-  ffl  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  When Eve Stole the Fruit  Flic didn't preserve it. and it is recorded that when winter came and Adam  found no preserves in the cupboard he "raised Cain." Tho Adams of nowadays send their Eves to us for their fruit.   XVo receive it daily from Spokane*  Houston Block.  Telephone 161.  P. O. Box 176.  JOHN A. IRVING & CO.  Kootenay Electric Supply & Construction Co., Ltd.  Electric Fixtures Electric Fans  Medical Batteaies  HOUSTON BLOCK,  COKNEU BAKiSlt AND JOSEPHINE STREETS.  Nelson, B. C.  >m  w-  Wj We have sold 75 per cent of all the  Wj  Wj  Wj  Wj  PoptlahcPCement       ���  Fire Brick Fipe Clay  and Sewep 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.  Wj  ���-#-  Wi  Wi'  Wj.  Wj:,  \$,  H. J. EVANS & CO.  mi  \\  P. Burns & Co.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats!  Head Office at  NELSON, B. O.  Markets at Nelson, Rossland, Trail, Kaslo, Ymir, Sandon, Silverton, Nevi  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid fl  ���way, and Vancouver. ,  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay Butcher -Go.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson ��#   Q.   TRAVES,   ffiaiiagerjf  Telci)S_?83. n fSK?!. SSufflwago   _ . ORDERS BY MAIL RECEIVE CAREFUL AUD PBOMPT ATOKOTION  |fe'-^_!__tes    _ __  ~^^W���f2_����I^l;.-  __^Sm__^_r0&^ssmf>t:

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