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 DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH YEAR  NELSON*:  SATURDAY MORNOSTG SEPTEMBER 8  J900  PRICE FIVE CENTS  V  MABOU AND OHIO BONDED  Price Given at $65,000.  it  J. Frank Collom has control of  the Mabou and Ohio group, situated  just above the Enterprise on Ten-  milo, and being tho last propurty  between that mine and the Arlington. Jt is the third boud made by  Mr. Collom in as many weeks, and  lie now has all the ground under  control from the Arlington to the  Enterprise. To secure this ground,'  it has cost Mr. Collom $126,000 iu  option valuations, being $55,000 for  the Speculator, $0000 for the Gertie  R., and now $65,000 for the Mabou  aud Ohio.  The bond is similar to the others  signed, calling for a certain amount  of development during the life of  the agreement. A first payment of  five por cent is to be paid on December 4th, and a similar sum nine  months from date, and the balance  on September 4th, 1901. The properties iu the group are the Empress Fraction, Mabou, Ohio and  the Summit Fraction. The owners  are R. L. Kirkwood, Frank Wells,  A. Tunks and George Williamson of  New Denver: Duncan Grant of Silverton and Mrs. C. E. Smitheriiigale  of Slocan. " The papers are held in  the Bank of Montreal in this city.  The group is one of the best  known in the camp and was staked  immedialy after the Enterprise. It  is situated immediately above the  Enterprise and NeepaAva. Both  veins have beeu cut and opened up,  eaclr showing ore. The group will  alsocover the Arlington vein coming over from Springer creek. Upwards of $7000 worth of work has  beeu > done upon the property in  the way of opening up the. leads.  Last Monday the Enterprise lead  was encountered in the crosscut  tunnel on the Mabou, at a depth of  over 60 feet and about the -same  distance from the mouth of the  drift. The lead is upwards of a  foot in width and shows good ore  scattered through the quart/.,  though little of it is as yet clean'  mineral. Ou the - surface the vein  has beeu cut in half a dozen'places,  sliowhig the same characteristics as  in the Enterprise group.  RUSSIA'S CHINESE  RIDDLE  Not Yet Solved.  London, September 8.���The Chinese crisis presents no new features  this morning. Nothing appears to  be certain. Regarding Russian action various statements are made  in Vienna and Berlin, with an assumed air of authority, but the  balance of opinion leads to the belief that Russia is still inclined to  adhere to her decision to quit  Pekin, whatever the other powers  mydo.  The studiously moderate tone of  _omperor-William'sspeech-at-Stettin-  is   much   remarked.      There -was  nothing of the "mailed fist" or of  revenge in his utterances.   According to the Standard's Moscow cor-  ' respondent, Russia's programme  mainly concerns Manchuria, and  she needs .roops from Pekin to  as-  I sist in the seizure of that province,  which is looked upon as another  Egypt. Her withdrawal from Pekin is considered an attempt to  pose as a sincere adherent of the  principles of the Hague conference.  The Tien-Tsin correspondent of  the Standard, wiring August 30th,  says: "The Germans paired with  the Americans in .the march through  the forbidden city. The British  naval brigade and the marines of  the legation guards left Pekin today."  The Pekin correspondent of the  Morning Post, in a dispatch dated  August 28rd, says: ''Mr. Conger  has written a letter asserting that  without the aid of the American  missionaries the. defence of the  legations would have been impossible. According to this corie-  spondeut the United States minister has received congratulatory  telegrams from president McKiniey  and others."  The Stellar Polar Expedition.  Christiana, September 7.���Fur-  || ther details regarding the expedition of the duke of Abrussi, on  board the Stellar Polar, whose safe  return was reported yesterday  from Tromsoe, Norway, show that  the expedition last year, through  Nightingale sound and the British |  The Queen Will Visit the Empress.  Berlin, September 7.���It is said  in court circles here that queen  Victoria will visit dowager empress  Frederick next month, unless the  latter's condition meanwhile should  considerably improve, which is not  probable. ^_   Fatal Gun Explosion.  Vienna,   September   7.���During  the Austrian military manoeuvres  today  on   the borders of   Galicia  and Bohemia, a big gun exploded,  returned to Teplitz bay, Crown  Prince Rudolph's Land, where the  Stellar Polar was frozen in about  Ssptember 1st. The duke of  Abrussi's fingers were frost bitten  on a trial sledge trip at Christmas,  aud two joints were amputated,  obliging him to remain for several  mouths in hi.s tent. On August 8th  the Stella Polar started homeward.  She traversed the British canal in a  single day and then drifted about  for a fortnight in a severe struggle  with drift ice before reaching the  open sea.  RICH CLAIMS AROUND ATLIN  Create Much Excitement.  Seattle, September 7.���The City  of Seattle, which arrived from Skagway, had on board in round figures  $700,000 worth of Klondike gold.  Of this amount $530,760 was a consignment by the Canadian Bank of  Commerce at Dawson, and $43,200  consigned by a gentleman named  James Brown. Besides these  amounts the purser had charge of a  number of smaller, quantities of  gold. Iu addition to the gold dust  many passengers brought out considerable amounts in the shape of  drafts issued by the Dawson banks.  The belief is that the Seattle passengers had from $75,000 to $100,000,  of whicli the purser and ship's officers hadno knowledge. There was  hardly standing room in the purser's  office. The ship's safe was crowded  full. " Boxes and sacks of gold were  piled up in every nook and corner.  Nearly $20,000 worth of Klondike  treasure was received by the  steamer Aberdeen, which arrived  from Skagway early in the afternoon. .The bulk of this wealth was  owned by three men. She sailed  from Skagway on August 30th.  Lewis H. Pratt, a member of the  Skagway bar, who has just returned from'the Porcupine district,  where he has properties, reports  that Glacier creek, which is on the  British side of the boundary, is  rich in gold, and that claims oh the  creek are being worked extensively,  and nuggets to the value of as high  as $50 are being "taken out. He is  of the opinion that there will be  trouble between British- Colum-  .biaus and Americans over claims  which the latter have staked and  are now within the boundary  claimed by the Canadians.  Whitley and Finley, on a bench  on Porcupine creek, from one space  six feet by eight feet, cleared up  $4000. For a few days the pay  dirt ran as high as $100 to the pan.  There is a rush to this new Eldorado in Atlin.  No lives were lost by the wreck  of the steamer Bonanza King, which  mishap occurred in 50-Mile river,  one of the headwaters of the Yukon,  on the 25th ultimo. She ran on  the rocks while en route from  White Horse to Dawson, tearing a  great hole in her bottom. It is believed, however, that the vessel can  be floated and repaired. Her cargo  -isrepor ted-to-be a -total���loss;���She  had on board several hundred tons  of miners' supplies aud general  merchandise, a large quantity of  which, was from Vancouver and  Victoria. k   Skirmishes in the Transvaal.  London, September 7. ��� Lord  Roberts reports from Belfast under  date of Wednesday, September Sth,  as follows: "Ian Hamilton traversed Dubstroom yesterday with  slight opposition. Buller engaged  the enemy's left this morning and  Hamilton is endeavoring to turn  his right. A largo force of Boers  with two guns and one  pompom this morning attacked  125 of the Canadian Mounted  infantry guarding the railway between Pan and Wondersfontein.  Mahon proceeded to their assistance, but the little garrison had  beaten off the enemy before he  arrived. It was a very creditable  performance. The wounded were  major Handers and lieutenant  Moodie, slightly wounded, and two  men.   Six men are missing.  NEW ATLANTIC MAIL ROUTE  Will Save Eight Hours.  New York, September 7.���A  dispatch to the World from London  says: An official communication  has been received from Dover con-  corning the use of that port by the  new line of Transatlantic mail  steamers to be built and owned in  the United States and called the  Atlantic Shipping Company.  This company has been formed  for the purpose of running weekly^  steamers between New York and  England and the continent and, it  is stated, is to be subsidized by the  United States for carrying mails.  The first port for these liners on  this side of the Atlantic will be  Berehaven on the'extreme southwest of Ireland, at the entrance of  Bantry bay. This is a naval station for the British fleet and is defended by forts erected on an  island and on the mainland. It  contains all the necessaries, including depth of water, for such a port.  , Among the bills passed by parliament last session was one enabling a railway to be constructed  from the pier.in Berehaven harbor  almost in a straight line to Ross-  lare, on the east coast, where the  Great Western railway of England  is now establishing a line of fast  mail steamers to do the fifty-seven  miles passage to Fishguard, Wales,  in two and three-quarter hours.  The effect of this arrangement  will be that a special train leaving  Berehaven with mails and passengers will be at Paddington in less  than 13 hours. This, as- compared  with the Queenstown route, is a  clear gain of over eight hours in  time, as Berehaven is six hours west  of Queenstown. On the many  occasions of stormy weather, when  .mail steamers can; not get into  Queenstown,- and must proceed to  Liverpool, the gain will be increased,  as Berehaven harbor is available in  all weathers. It has two entrances,  perfectly sheltered, with. 40 to 50  fathoms of water.  The steamers of this new line  are to be constructed to maintain  an average speed of 25 knots across  the Atlantic, a United States subsidy being conditional on this speed.  Breaking Bicycle Records.  . Boston, September 7.���Some  great record breaking was done  in tonight's two hours riding in the  Golden Vase event at the Charles  River Park, the existing records  for one hour and up to two hours  being broken. The previous record  for two hours riding was made last  Wednesday by Stinson, 67 miles,  1470 yards. Tonight Archie Mc-  Eaehern, the Canadian champion,  went 69 miles, 612 yards. Stinson  and McEachern were the principal  riders tonight, and the result for  four hours riding gives the lead to  Stinson with the ereditof 136 miles,  17 yards. Harry Elkes, middle dis-  tance champio"' rode an exhibition,  five miles motor paced in 8.09 4-5,  breaking the record for two miles  of 3.16 1-5 by a fifth of a second.  Industrial Troubles in Manchester.  London, September 6.���The  morning papers comment upon the  seriousness of the crisis which has  arisen at Manchester, where great  suffering is likely to occur by the  enforced idleness of the cotton  operatives, especially if, as is not  improbable, the stoppage continues  into October. The prospects of a  satisfactory American crop is  regarded as slender.  McFadden Was Worsted.  Piiiladelhhia, September 7.���  Joe Gans, Baltimore, and George  McFadden of New York fought six  rounds tonight at the Pennsylvania  Athletic Club. Gans had the best  of the go. Although there was  considerable clinching throughout  tht six rounds, both men seemed to  have done their Very best. Neither  man was in the best of condition.  canal, reached as far north as 82.4,1 killing   four   men    outright   and |  but finding no wintering harbor, it   fatally wounding 18 others.  Russia May Compromise.  London, September 8. ��� It is  asserted by the Austrian foreign  office, according to the Vienna  correspondent of the Daily Mail,  that Russia has agreed to compromise, leaving a portion of the  troops in Pekin and sending the  main body to Tien-Tsin, which will  be the military headquarters.  The Consul Was Mad.  Dawson, August 24.���Americans  residing in   the Klondike are reported to be indignant over an insult alleged to have been offered  ' United States consul McCook during  the recent visit to the city cf  governor-general Minto. It is said  that consul McCook was not invited  to attend the reception tendered  lord Minto, aud that he was so  obviously ignored that lord Minto  noticed the fact and insisted on  consul McCook's presence. The  latter was informed of lord Minto's  wish, and came to the gathering.  Lord Minto and consul McCook are  reported tt have talked long and  earnestly together concerning various government matters.  RECEPTION TO LORD MINTO  Placed in-Committee's Hands.  At an adjourned meeting of the  city council last night arrangements  were made to extend a- welcome to  the earl of Minto, governor-general  of .Canada, who will be in the city  on Wednesday next. A sudden  change in the itinerary of the viceregal party has made it possible to  spend that day in Nelson, and the  corporation will co-operate with  the board of trade in extending a  hearty welcome to the distinguished  visitors.  A special committee was appointed consisting of aldermen  Arthur, Morrison and Irvine to take  charge of the matter with power to  act. The city has a large amount  of flags and bunting'which will be  hung to the best advantage by the  members of the firo department.  The suggestions made by the council last night included a banquet at  one of the hotels or on the school  grounds     if     weather     permits.  An address from the corporation,  suitably engrossed, will be read by  the city clerk, and presented to the  governor-general by the mayor. A  civic half holiday will probably be  proclaimed.      -      '  The local company of the Rocky  Mountain Rangers was seen yesterday and" volunteered to form a  guard of honor. The regimental  band will also parade. On Sunday  night a representative of the council will go to Robson. to meet the  vice-regal party en route to; Rossland and secure' such*-" other information as is necessary to complete  the arrangements for the reception.  Thomas Symes, assistant sanitary  inspector, reported having inspected  plumbing at the rear of the Waverley hotel, which was contrary to  the bylaw and very offensive to the  hotel people. The waste fiom a  sink and from two stables was being dumped into Ward creek and  the matter had been placed before  the medical health officer. On  motion of aldermen Arthur and  Morrison it was resolved to notify  the owners to abate the nuisance  at once, failing which prosecutions  .will be instituted.  ANOTHER MOVE EXPECTED  Found Against the.Company.  Lansdale, Pa., September 7.���  The coroner's jury which has been  investigating   the    cause   of   the  .wreck on���the���Philadelphia���&-  Reading railroad at Hatfield, last  Sunday, in which 13 persons were  killed and over 50 injured in a collision between a milk traiu and a  crowded excursion, today rendered  a verdict fixing the responsibility  upon the railroad company, engineer John Davis, and conductor  Thomas Shelby of the colliding excursion train, D. B. Elder, telegraph  operator atSouderon, which is next  to Hatfield, and W. S. Goyes, train  despatcher in the Reading terminal  station at Philadelphia. The extent  to which the company is held  responsible is its failure to strictly  observe the rule requiring five minutes at least between trains, and  the absence of block signal service.  The jury recommends a strict observation of the five minute rule and  the continuation of the block system to Bethlehem.  Murdered the Watchman.  Marshall, Missouri, September  7.���H. H. Mowrey, night operator  on the Chicago & Alton railway,  was held up last night by three  masked robbers. While the men  were rifling the station money  drawer, night watchman Aulgur  appeared, and pointing his revolver  through the door, commanded the  men to surrender. He was immediately shot in the eye by one of  the robbers, and died soon after.  The robbers decamped.  Freight Rates Advanced.  London, September.���The shipping firms engaged in the Canadian  trade have agreed to an advance of  ten per cent in freight rates because  of the advance in coal and other J Washington  steamship stores.  Opposed to the Withdrawal.  London, September 7.���The London chamber of commerce has received a telegram from the Hong  Kong chamber of commerce, coupled  with a request that it be communicated to the British foreign office,  advocating the continuation of the  occupation of Pekin until a proper  government has been established,  and the guilty officials have been  punished, and pointing out that an  early withdrawal would be disastrous to foreign prestige in China.  The dispatch, together with a  special letter from the Loudon  chamber of commerce, recommending it as deserving of consideration,  has been sent to lord Salisbury.  Expect Russia to Yield.  Berlin, September 7.���Evidently  the German foreign oflice reckons  with the possibility that Russia  will yield to the powers, and will  not withdraw her troops from Pekiu. Discussing this question today, a high foreign official said:  "Germany does not understand the  dispatches   to   mean  By Washington Authorities.  Washington, September 7.���Minister Wu arrived in Washington tonight, from Cape May, and although  it was near the close of -the official  day, he proceeded- direct to the  state department. It is understood  that he had received an intimation  that the department officials were  desirous of conferring with him  hence his return to Washington.  For nearly an hour the minister  was closeted with acting secretary  H ill and assistant secretary Adee,  the trio beiug locked in meantime,  and not even the messengers allowed an entrance. Nono of the  parties to the conference were communicative as to the conference,  but at its conclusion, Dr. Hill repaired to the White House, with a  portfolio well filled with papers. ���  For several hours preceding the  minister's visit, acting secretary  Hill and assistant secretary Adee  had been engaged in short conferences, and it was gathered that the  negotiations relative to China were  approaching another phase, and  that another announcement of some  kind was in preparation. The fact  is recalled, that when the United  States made its response to the  Russian note on the 20th ultimo,  the officials here expressed the belief that about a week's time would  be required to determine upon the  next step, and at the end of  that time it would be definitely  known whether or not the troops  were to be withdrawn from Pekin.  That period of time has now  elapsed.    " ,---.._���_  The reports from "the European  chancellors indicate that officially  at least this important subject is  being treated with the greatest deliberation, and. at least another  week and probably even more time  may be consumed in framing the  last of the answers to the Russian  note. The consultations with Mr.  Wu are. believed to have been inspired by a desire to ,learn something of the personality, of Chinese  notables whose names have been  suggested as proper to constitute  the Chinese side of any commission  which may be named to arrange a  settlement of the difficulties. Mr.  Wu is an ardent adherent of  earl Li.  There is much speculation here as  to the personnel of the American  commissioners in case the peace negotiations -should be entrusted to  such a body, and the names of men  prominent in international affairs  in recent years all have been canvassed. Included in the list is the  name of general John W. Foster,  but it is regarded as much more  probable that if he appears at all  in the negotiations it will be in his  old place as a representative of the  Chinese government. He was associated with Li.LIung Chang during  the peace negotiations which closed  the-Ghino-Japanese_warraird'~rt��� is"  said that earl Li has a high sense  of appreciation of his work for  China then.  There was a dearth of official information from China today. Mr.  Chaffee got through a dispatch  dated September 1st, at Pekin, indicating that couriers are still employed to close the gap in the line  of communication between Tien-  Tsin and Pekin. This dispatch  made no mention of the military  situation, and it was inferred that  affairs in Pekin remain quiet.  withdraw their troops. So far as  Russia is concerned it must be  borne in mind that she did not put  forth her proposition of withdrawal as a sine quo non, but only  tentatively, and for the purposes  of discussion." On attention being  called to the sharp criticisms of  Russia's attitude in a section of the  German press, the foreign office  official remarked: "Our press is discussing the question for the most  part in a wholly amicable spirit,  and those papers that are attacking Russia are pursuing a policy of  their own."  CERMANY'S NAVAL DISPLAY  } that the  United States intend to  Third Arbitrator Appointed.  Winnipeg, September 7.���J. A.  M. Atkins, Q. C, the C. P. R. company's arbitrator, and 'president  O'Connell, representing the men, in  the settlement of the machinists'  scale of wages could not agree, and  called on chief justice Killam to appoint a third man. He has named  Robert Strang, vice-president of  the board of underwriters, who will  act.  Will Be Something Big.  Berlin, September 7.���Emperor  William's speech at Stettin today is  here interpreted to mean that his  plan of overcoming the present'  difficulties in China will be adopted  by the powers. This goes to show  as has been claimed all along, that  Germany in the China matter is  following the personal policy of the  kaiser. A number of leading  journals condemn such a course as  in contravention of the constitution  of the empire. The Gugenwast, a  high class periodical, concludes an  article as follows :*' '��� Surely it is  high time to determine the question  whether our political life can be  justly called, constitutional, or  whether we are steering towards  absolutism."  From the present instructions of  the naval department, Germany  will make the strongest naval demonstration ever made in- Shang-Hai,  namely ten^ warships,, with 3200  nion.and 166 gnus. Of these vessels  four wii-L .he large cruisers, four  others will be somewhat smaller,  and two will -be gunboats.  A special dispatch from Amoy  says that both the Japanese and  British marines were withdrawn  today and everything there is quiet.  Special despatches to the Cologne  Gazette announce that all classes of  . the Chinese population believe that  the Chinese have' been victorious  over the allied troops. Striking  illustrations of this are given.  Guarding Against Plague.  Ottawa, September 7.���When  there arose a fear last winter that  the bubonic plague might be  imported to this continent from  China the Dominion health authorities prepared and issued in January  last special quarantine regulations,  wliich were published and intended  for use on the Pacific coast. These  regulations could be applied on the  Atlantic coast if necessity should  arise. As soon as the rumor of the  very recent outbreak of the plague  in Giasgow reached here, the  department communicated with the  health officers at Washington, who  were thus first made aware of the  rumor. As it is necessary that the  whole continent sho_uld_act in.unison-  if there is to be any danger of  the disease coming from Glasgow, it has been arranged  that United States surgeon Thomas  at Glasgow, who has had experience  elsewhere of this disease, shall inspect all ships leaving that port for  America, but Canada will also appoint a medical officer there to  assist him. It appears from cable  dispatches that the authorities in  Glasgow were not certain that the  cases under suspicion were bubonic  until Friday last, and now they report twelve cases, completely isolated and in a district such a distance from the wharves that no  danger of its importation to  America need be felt unless  the disease should spread  to a much larger area. Communica  tion was also opened with the lines  running from Glasgow to Canada���  the Allan, Elder-Dempster, Red-  ford, Dominion and McLean-Kennedy���all of whom have signified  their intention to take every precaution in the way of examining  all passengers coming . on . board  their vessels, and also by guarding  tho hawsers from rats, which is  thought to have been the way the  disease was carried from China to  India and elsewhere.  ROBBING DAWSON SLUICES  News From the North.  Victoria, September 7.���By the  Tee9, news is brought of a sluice '.,  box robbery in Dawson on August;^  21st.   Bradley and Dunham, owri-.^  ers of the hillside claim opposite?  the upper half of 30 on the left"v  limit, are sufferers to tho extent of \ .  $300 in   dust.   The   robbery   was-V'V  evidently   carried    out    by   _neh\i  thoroughly familiar with the habi^i  its of the employees.    Two men are/;/:S.  kept at work at night, one running^-. ��  the engine and the other [ wheeling ^4^  away the .tailings which "accumu-;7'* *e  late during the day.    They have 15  minutes for lunch, and it was at^>  this   time   that the   robbery was",- '-"��)  done.   Two   of   the   richest riffles';'    ^  were taken up, the boxes cleaned;.'  and the riffles replaced, though riot./, _ .^  nailed.   About two weeks ago the,-���/&&  McGillivray sluices were robbed inT;"'  the same way and apparently hyA_  the same parties. A search is being !�����  made and should the guilty parties-'/;  be caught it is likely to go" hard:"!!  with them. * -7-^-  Arrangements are already being v\%|  made for a winter freight service to';-.*��*'&  Dawson, and the first shipment 'ofM?����,  sleighs will leave,..tonight by-, the ..^S  Tees.    Dog teams; it is understood;^-:-^|  are to be discarded.    Whether orH? '-tili  not more cut offs are to be built  not known. ^  According to the majority of the  officers of the Tees, the wrecked  Skagway-Vancouver flyer - Cutch'  cannot be saved. They fear-she is^  too badly stranded. However,  some of the officers hold,, that possibly the craft may, by careful i  handling; be lifted up and patched,7  and finally floated. .This is on the^&^p*  ground that other vessels in 'appar-^-i.��$5  ently as bad a predicament" have ifefp|  been reclaimed. The vessel was  still an ch.  down.  the Cutch for some ti__.9,-and "'the/,.7;^  time, vr*-4- ~-:'' '���*���*'������*���  {m  .'=%��  7'-_D3-l  :.'-_\J  ���~_?ai'\\_  Hi  IS  '.':W|  ;ho r&ef when the Tees earned; XTS"I  The'.Tee_ ctood off opposite7 i^fI  some  siren was blown for a  bfct  no-.  one appeared on board the CiiteH??-  to   answer the salutation., in -.any.'-  way or manner,-and there were ho:  signs of men about the ship or on  the shore.     It seemed as though  the Cutch had been abandoned.  News was brought down that the'.  telegraph lines working east and  west will be   connected this fall.  The men were some distance in from. p,  Hazelton  at last accounts.   News"'  was also given that the Tahltau..7  Indian accused of having killed one.)  of the McTavish family on suspicion'-  of witchcraft, some three years" ago,  is being brought down from Dease  Lake district by constable Drum- '���"  mond. After the murder the Indian  took to the woods and remained'  away until three weeks ago, when"  coming into the village, he was captured by commissioner Porter.  ATHABASCA'S AUGUST RUN  -.sy^i  ���:":&  ;.vS$l  Gave a Gross Yield of $17,400.  E. Nelson Fell, manager of the  Athabasca mine has issued the report of the company's operations  for the month of August. The report will be cheerful reading to the  shareholders of the company, not  only in view of the gross returns  but also with respect to the values  which the Athabasca ore continues  to show.   The report is ajipended :  Period of run 30 days,11 hours  Tons crushed j.-jo  Bullion recovered |12,52.'>  ConcentmtoH     4,375  917,400  Value of bullion recovered per ton ore.  crushed '. $29 13  Value of concentrates recovered per ton  ore crushed $11 33  Total values recovered per ton ore crushed 40 -tli  Corrected returns for July place the total values recovered at 518,350.  The work on the Athabasca's cyanide plant is being carried on as  rapidly as possible in order that the  outside operations may be completed during the fine weather. Excellent progress is being made.  John McKane of Rossland was in  the city yesterday returning from  the Lardo country where the company of which he is president is  developing the Lavina-Butte properties. The work at present consists of tunnelling to tap the vein  at the 400 foot level. By the end  of the month the tunnel will be in  300 feet.  The Beichsrath Dissolved.  Vienna, September 7.���Au important decree was issued today  which dissolves the lower house of  the Austrian reichsrath, and directs  a now election immediately. 2  THE TEIBUNE:  NELSON B. C SATURDAY SEPTEMBER  S  1900  ephones  TO SPOKANE  AP BEPDBLIC  Reduction in Long Distance Bates. Use the  Kootenay Lake Company's Lines.  INCORPORATED 1670.  OTHER   BATES   PROPORTIONATELY   LOW.  -���JiUnQniU'Q    62___V        W' A' Gallihev as  a political  ad-  O O UOUIv O  ' jDi\ *        venturer, is edited by a man whose  f��f*m a mm. m *�����* political convictions are so shifty  CURflr All ��� r that even his acquaintances have  difficulty in placing him. He has  been an ardent Liberal; he now  appears to be an ardent Conservative; and he abused those who  differed from him before as roundly  as he abuses those who differ from  him now. '  The Conservative party in Nelson  is in a rather bad fix. Its officers  have about sacrificed the hopes of  the party in the gratification of  their own petty jealousies, and its  local organ keeps the members in  hot water all the time.  No Cabinet Reconstruction.  The Province.  The frantic guess of the Vancouver World at the composition of a  reconstructed government, wherein  Messrs. Turner, Wells and Prentice should be no more, has occasioned no little amusement here  ���more particularly among those  who are in the know. For the  benefit of the World, as well as of  the general public, it may now be  said with confidence that there will  be no reconstruction for the present at- all events. Hon. Mr. Dunsmuir wiil in the interim between  now and the calling of parliament  together in'- regular session in the  early spring, ��� formulate a poliw.  which he will submit"to hj?-_upport-  ers, and on^ich^/S'wili meet par-  liament^^_jjj with the same col-  JlSftgues who'were accepted as temporary by the pro-sessional convention in Vancouver.  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,  $1 and up.  Everyone ^^no has  segn^ffr$i2 tweed  JS&its���;.-��� says they are  bargains at the price,  and have the appearance of tailor made  garments.  Bay Stores  ��tte f&vibnm*  I I   !"  ~=���==ALTHOUGH-mining7in-general-is  reported as dull, and speculation  stagnant, the Nelson district has  certainly no cause for complaint.  It is jogging along in a most happy  way with the prospect of the liveliest winter season in its history  ahead of it.   Not only aro the com-  ' panies operating making most  favorable showings, but new companies are continually coming in,  and few days in the week go by in  which some bona fide transfer of  developed property is not recorded.  The most encouraging feature of  the present condition is that there  is no boom on. Investors are passing over boomed districts and selecting Nelson properties simply on  account of their individual worth.  The Kamloops board of trade  has decided to call a convention to  be held in Kamloops. on Thursday,  the 27th instant, for the purpose of  organizing a good roads association.  The nomination of William Mac-  Lain as a labor candidate in Westminster district would be a mistake.  It would be courting certain defeat,  and might result in' destroying  whatever political influence the  labor party at Vancouver has.  Another thing worth remembering  is that with MacLain as its candidate the labor party would be  carrying a very heavy handicap.  The organ of the local Conserva- ,  fcive   machine,   -which,   denounced i  New Treatment For Sudbury Ore.  Another process has been devised  for treating those metallurgical  puzzles, the Sudbury copper-nickel  ores. The new process is the invention of H. A. Frasch of New  York, and great things are expected of it. The ores are reduced  to matte in the usual way, but the  copper, nickel, platinum, etc. are  removed from this matte by electrolysis in a chloridizing solution.  It is stated that chlorine ��� and  bleaching powder can be had as byproducts. The laboratory tests  made are said to be very satisfactory, but what can be done on a  commercial scale remains to be  seen. The process is to have a  public demonstration in a few days.  The Population of Hong Eong.  According to the last census the  population of Hong Kong numbered  221,441. It was composed as follows:  Europeans and Americans (civil),  4195; military, 1544; navy, 1356;  police, 165. Besides this there was  an Indian infantry regiment of 1243  men, and 224 men of Indian police.  Of the foreigners 2089 were Portuguese, 208 German, 93 American, 89  French, 88 Spanish, 38 Italian 31  Turkish, 26 Austrian, 20 Swedish,  SALE BY TENDER UNDER JUDGMENT   ACT.  Pursuant to order of the Honorable Chief Justice McColl, dated August 17th, 1000, the following described lands and premises are hereby offered for sale by tondcr, viz., tho interest of  David Kcefo and P. Reddick and Kecfe and Itcd-  dick in and to lots numbored (7). and eight (8),  in block numbered flvo tp), in tho town of Ymir  in the province of British Columbia.  Sealed tenders for tho purchase of said lands  will be received by mo until tho 12th day of September, ]!KX), at twelve o'clock noon.  Bated at Nelson, B."C, September (Sth, 1000.  E. T. H. SIMPKINS,  District Registrar Supremo  Court   of British  Columbia.  16 Danish,  and  the rest  of other  nationalities.  AND AMATEUR  PHOTOGRAPHERS'  SUPPLIES OF  ALL KINDS.  CAM! mm  & BOOK CO.  Railways in Japan;  In 1872 Japan had 18 miles of  railways. Ten years later, in 1882,  the country possessed 170 miles,  and today the mikado's empire has  3420 miles of railways, of which 768  miles are the property of the state,  while 2652 are private lines. The  private lines are owned by 42 companies, of which the Nippon Railway Company is the most powerful. Its capital amounts to $23,-  000.000. The total rolling stock on  the state and private lines at the  end of last year was as folkrws:  1103 locomatives, 3911 passenger  and 14,088 freight cars.  The Lemon Creek Road.  A big gang of men is "now employed on the Lemon creek road,  there being 90 men now engaged in  its construction, more men having  been put on a few days ago. They  are shoving the road ahead as fast  as possible, in order to get the mill  machinery and cable gear up before  the snOw flies. The survey makes  the centre road just seven miles  long, of which five miles;are about  finished..  More Distress in Newfoundland.  St. John's, Newfoundland, September 7.���Reports from northern  Labrador reveal the existence of  great distress among the fishermen  owing to the ice remaining on the  coast so long. Many vessels have  been crushed in the floes, losing  their supplies and fishing outfits.  The others are meeting with but  poor success. The Labrador cod  fishery is a virtual failure.  Americans May Secure the Contract.  Cape Town, September 7.���American energy promises to be rewarded by securing orders for 300  large coal trucks, involving $150,000,  which are about to be placed by the  gold mining companies of the Rand,  ncr��i"MTiiDro  tftDEWT1"1*-  FOR SALE  Tho City of Nelson, British Columbia, has authorized the issue of debentures for tho following  purposes:  $15,000 for extending the Water-  Works System.  $15,000 for extending the Electric Light System.  $20,000 for extend ing the Sewer  System.  $20,000 for Street Improvements.  $6,000 for a Road Making Plant.  These debentures are dated Octobor 1st, 1900.  run for twenty yoars, bear four per cent interest  (payablo semi-annually), and will bo issued in  denominations of one thousand dollars. Interest  and principal payable at tho Bank of Montreal,  Nelson. The assessed value of real estato in  Nelson is S1,2I7-,000, and of improvements ��818,000;  total S2,0C5,O0O. The population is (iOOO. Tenders  for those debentures will bo roeoivod ly the undersigned up to 12 o'clock noon on Saturday,  September 15th, 1900.  JOHN HOUSTON, Mayor.  Nolson. B. C, J'llv 24l,h, 1900.  Bankrupt Stock  FOR SALE BY TENDER.  Sealed tendors will be received for the pur-  chase of the stock in trade and fixtures belonging to the estate of "JYlessr-". Vahey"& Kcrnian. of"  Grand Forks, B. C, until Saturday, September  15th next, addressed to tho undersigned at Box  930, Winnipeg, Manitoba.  The stock consists of a general assortmentof dry  goods, millinery, carpets, house furnishings and  wall paner, which together with fixtures amount  to ��10.000 more or less.  As tho wholo stock hns been purchased within  tho past twelve months it is in excellent condition and well assortod.  Tho stock can bo scon 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  ASSIGNEE.  Calgary Bottled Beer  Second to nono on the markot.   For saleby tho  single bottle, tho dozen or tho barrel.  Kelson Wine Company.1  Telephono 93.      Fbank A. Tamblyn, Managor.  munmiTTTtnmtijiiimimiiiiiinHT.nml  JUST   ARRIVED  A Car Load of  Allen's Apple Cider.  THORPE & CO.  muriilTrrTTTrmtlllrTllillmTrmTTTilrlTTrrTI  R. RE1STERER & CO.  BREWERS AND BOTTLKRfl Of  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  _&&&&&&i&&&_&&&_&&&&&_^_��&&_&&&^��:��   ^>^^^^^^*^^iS^��^*_S___fe^___A_______55__-_____.  FRED  IRVINE &  OO  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  RVINE & CO  Wl  ^S".^'^^^'---^^'--.'-^'---'^^ _?��� __'.__''0'i0'__''0.0.0.0.0'0.0.0.0. _*.0-0-0-0.0.0.0. __>-__'-  '*Si99'0-Si-*i-0'0-0-0T0-070-0-0"070-0"0-*>*-~'"~*9 0-0-0-0   ��.C.5.S.C'fl5'��?'��J.^"5'Sr.<5'��;���8?.^.^.'?.^.5T-Sf'.ff.ff.Sf:5^5?  ~*%.  to  to  iti  iti  iti  to  to  iti  ffl  ffl  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  ffl  iti  iti  ffl  &  on which quick delivery was vitally  important. Tenders were received  from British and American manufacturers, buti the latter quoted  lower prices and promised more  speedy delivery.  A Conservative Eoquet.  Slocan Drill.  W. A. Galliher received the unanimous nomination at. the Liberal  convention at Revelstoke on  Wednesday, in succession to Hewitt  Bostock.   He is a strong candidate]  D.J.DEWAR,J.P.  .   Notary Public���Conveyancer.  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON  B.C.  FOR SALE.  Two lots, fl room cottage, corner on Gorc.p<.YEot.  tUOOcash���8400easy payments.   T_hn-i\ouso cost  850 to build. __,-  Six lots, ObsorVatiwy-_y.'ect.   A snap at ��1100.  .. ^'A-VXrA-cOtlage, Minos road near Stanley,  beautiful location.   Only SlooO, easy terms. -  Fine house and lot, easy terms. This is an  excellent opportunity for a man with small capital and reasonable inoome.  A 3 room house for sale at ?83.  To let, after Uth inst, 9 room house on Carbon-  ato streot, rental $2n-  I.ist your property wilh me for prompt sales.  I have purchased the insurance and real estate  business of Mr. Alex Stewart and will bo glad to  moot his former clients.  Offlce in  Madden Blook  D. J. DEWAR  TO    LET  FURNISHED  Temperance   Hotel  ON  VERNON  STREET  HUGH   R.  CAMERON  Baker Street. Nelson.   Ager t and Appraiser.  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  BOUGHT AND SOLD  Referendum Treasury Stock  Richoliou, 1000  FOR SALE.  Six-room house, Humo Addition,  A complete set of tinner's tools.  A good shack.  CALL ON  H. A. Prosser  BROKER, WARD STREET ,  J. E. ANNABLE  GENERAL  BROKER  Houses and lots for salo in all parts of tho city.  Victoria-Montreal Fire Insurance Company.  Ontario Mutual Life Insurance Company.  RENTS   COLLECTED.  ^_See ANNABLE  Madden Block,  Ward Street.  Palace IVJeat WJar^et  Headquarters  for all kinds of  Fresh and Cured  Meats.  nelson, a c. I PX��toffi%U    Brewery at Nelson  A feature will be made of the poultry and  game trade.   They will always be on hand dur-  lg their season.  J. L. PORTER, Prop.  169 Josephino St. between Baker and Vernon  Telephone JG9.  CRATED AND MINERAL WATERS7  THORPE & CO., LIMITED.���Corner "Vernon  and Cedar streets, Nelson, manufacturers  of and wholesale dealers in arated waters and  fruit syrups. Sole agents for Halcyon Springs  mineral water.   Telephono 60.  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  WF. TEETZEL & CO.���Corner Bakor and  ���   Josophino streets. Nelson, wholesale dealers in   assayers  supplies.   Agents for Denver  Fire Clay Co. of Denver, Colorado.  ______  KOOTENAY   CIGAR   MANUFACTURING  CO.���Corner Baker and HaU streets, Nol  son, manufacturers of "Royal Seal" and "Koote '  nay Belle" brands of cigars.  COMMISSION MERCHANTS!  TT J.EVANS & CO.���Baker streot, Nelson  J-L,_ wholesale ��� Qealers in liquors, cigars,  cement, fire brick and Are clay, wator pipe^and  steel rails; and general commission merchants.  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY & CONSTRUCTION COMPAN Y���Wholesale dealers in telephones, annunciators, bells, batteries,  fixtures, etc., Houston block. Nelson.  FLOUR AND FEED.  BRACKMAN-KER MILLING COMPANY  ���Cereals, Flour, Grain, Hay. Straight or  mixed cars shipped to all Kootenay Points.  Grain elevators at all principal points ou Calgary-  Edmonton R. R. Mills at Victoria, New Westminster, and Edmonton, Alberta.  TAYLOR FEED.& PRODUCE CO.���Baker  6treet, Nelson" (George F. Motion's old  stand), Flour, Feed, Grain, Hay and Produce.  Car lots a specialty. Correspondonco solicited.  Phone 26.   FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  P    BURNS &   CO.���Baker   street,   Nelson,  ���   wholesale dealers in fresh and oured meats.  Cold storage.   GROCERIES.  A MACDONALD & CO.-Corncr Front and  ��� Hall streets, wholesale grocers and  ������obbera in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  mackinaws and miners' sundries.   KOOTENAY  SUPPLY   COMPANY,   LIMITED���Vernon   street, Nelson,   wholesale  grocers.   JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front street, Nelson, wholesalo grocers.  -R. STEWART & CO.���Warehouses onC. P.  ��� R. traok, foot of Stanley street, Nolson,  wholesale dealers in provisions, produce and  fruits. Cold storage. Agents Armour Sc Co.'s  bacon, hams, lard and othor products.   Y. GRIFFIN Sc CO.���Front street, Nelson,  ���   wholesale   dealers   in  provisions,   cured  moats, butter and eggs.    HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  H BYERS & CO.���Corner Baker and Josephine  ��� - streets, Nelson, wholesale dealors in hardware and mining supplies. Agents for Giant  Powder Co. -  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY-  Baker St., Nelson, wholesalo dealers' in  hardware and mining supplies, and water and  plumbers' supplies.   LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  TURNER, BEETON & CO.-Corner Vernon  and Josephine streets,  Nelson, wholesale  dealers in Uquors, cigars and dry goods.   Agents  f or_Pabst_ Brewing .Co. _of^Milwaukee_and_Cal-_  gary Brewing Co. of 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 eleotrio  blasting apparatus. .     .  SASH AND DOORS.  NELSON SAW AND PLANING MILLS,  LIMITED���Corner Front and Hall streets,  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale - dealers  in sash and doors) all kinds of factory work made'  to order.        ���   '  WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMITED���Corner Front and Hall streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers In wines (case and bulk,  and domestic and imported cigars.  E. P. Whalley, J. P.  NOTARY PUBLIC  Office with C. W. West & Co., corner Hall and  Baker streets.  City office of the Nelson Sodawater Factory.  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Viotoria and'Kootenay Streots.  P. O. Box 569. TELEPHONE NO. 95  ARCHITECTS. -'���   .  EWART Sc  CARRIE���Architects.    Rooms 7  and 8 Aberdeen block, Baker street. Nelson.  ENGINEERS.  CHARLES PARKER���Mining and milling on-  Kineer.   Turner-Boeckh Block, Baker street.  Nelson.  To   Mine  Managers and  Ore  Shippers.  W. Pellow Harvey, F. C. S., assayer in charge  of the provincial govornment assay offlce, 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 minors. Terms made on the basis of tonnage  handled. Apply for particulars to him at  Vancouver, B. C.  NOTICE   OF   DISSOLUTION.  Notice is hereby given that the partnership  formerly existing between Gus Nolson and John  Lindblad, lessees of tho "Glue Pot" siloon, Nelson, has this day boon dissolved. All claims  against the said Arm must bo sent to Mr. Nelson,  who wili continue to carry on tho business.  Witness: JOHN LINDBLAD.  R.S.LENNTE. GUS NELSON. 1  Dated at Nelson this Oth day of August,  A. V., 1S00.  fieison 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 and Front Streets  Factory Hall Street Grossing G. P. R. Track  Mills Hall Street Wharf  J. M. LUDWiC  Manufacturers of and  dealers in Harness, Pack  and Stock Saddles, Apara-  joes, Collars, Bridles and  Whips.  Nelson Harness Shop  Hall Streot, NeSson.  C. W. West & Co.  COAL!      WOOD!  Hard Coal        <CQ CR I Crow's Nest      OR IR  Anthracite      *5��'Owl Coal 99*10  _Z_<__1__jX'X7E-_=-_3X*  AGENTS IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY, Ltd.  No order can n�� accepted unless accompanied,  by cash.    Offloe:   Corner of Hall TCI PDMftklF   44  and Bakor Streets. ICLCrnUtlE   00.  COSTELLO'S EXPRESS  . AND TRANSFER  Baggage and expross moved to any part of __��  city.   Special attention given to heavy teanrag:.  Offlce oorner Victoria and Ward streets. Tale-  phone 192. W. A. COSTELLO. Manage*.  Lethbridge Gait Goal  The best value for the money In the marked  for all purposes.  terms cash     W. P. TiKKNBT, General Agenrt  Telephone 147.    Offloe with C. D. J. Christie.  A.   J31TST_3]_A.IX  Contracting Paintors, Decorators, Paporhangers).  Full line of -wall paper, mouldings, etc,   Kalso-  mining and Tinting.   Strictly first-class  work.  Estimates furnished.  Residence Mill Street,   XT1?T COM    R   P  Opposite School House   JNI_l_OU.��, Dm V*  ESTATE   OP   JAMES   KEL&Y.  ln the matter of Lho estate of James Kelly, laltf  of the City of Nelson, in tho county of Kootenay.  province of British '.--Columbia, livery stablo  keeper, deceased.  Notice is hereby,given pursuant to tho "Trust-  cos and Executors .Act." of the Revised Statutes  of tho Province ot British Columbia, 1897. Chap-  tor 187," that all creditors and others having'  claims ngainst tho estate of the said James Kelly,,  who died on or almut tho 18th day of Octobrr..  1S!)9, are required, on or before tho 1st day of Tc  vember, 1000, to sund by post prepaid or delivei  toMessrs. Taylor &HanningLon, of tho City ot  Nelson, aforesaid, solicitors of Kiehard W. Day,,  of tho City of Nelson aforesaid, tho administia-  tor of the real and personal clFectR of tho said deceased, or to said Iticliard W. Day, tlieir Christian and surnames, addresses and. descriptions,,  tho full particulars of their claims, the state  ment of thoir accounts and tho nature of the securities, if any, held by them.  And further tako notice that after such last',  mentioned date tho said administrator will proceed to distribute tho nssots of the deceased'  among tho parties entitled thoreto, having regard only to the claims which he shall then have-  notice, and tho said administrator will not bo-  liable for tho sald.asscts or any part-thereof to-  any person or persons of whoso claims nblico<  shall not havo boon received by him at tho time-  of such distribution.  TAYLOR & HANNINGTON,  Solicitors for Kiehard W. Day, administrator-  for James Kelly, decoased.  Dated the lltli day of August, 1900.  &  PRATBRNAL   SOCIETIES.  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. F. & A. M.  Meets second Wednesday In eaoh month.  Sojourning brethren invited.  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'olock. Visitinor Knights'  cordially Invited to attend. F. J. Bradley, C. C;  J. A. Paquette, K. of K. & S.   NELSON L. O. Ly No. 1692, meets in I. O. O. F..  Hall, corner Baker and Kootenay streets.  1st and 3rd Friday of eaoh month. Visiting:  brethern oordlally invited. K. Robinson, W. ___.  W^.Crawford, Recordlng-Seoretary.  ���\TELSON .ffiRIE, Number 22,. Fraternal Order  ���*���' ot Eagles, meets every second and fourth.  Wednesday Ineaoh month In Fraternity Hall.  Visiting brethren welcome. W. Gosnell, Presl  dent.   Charles Prosser. Seoretary.  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.  The mattor of the co-partnership of Kelly Sc-  Steeper of Nelson, B. C, liverymen.  All persons having claims against tho co-partnership of Kelly & Steepor abovo named or the  said liveiy stable business as carried on undor  the name of Kelly Sc Steeper are requested to-  hand forthwith to Iticliard w. Day, their names  and full particulars of thoir said claims.  TAYLOR & HANNINGTON.  Solicitors for Richard W. Day, Administrator.  TRADES   UNIONS.  NELSON MINERS' UNION NO. 90, W. F. o  M.���Meets in minors' anion rooms, north-  oast oorner Viotoria and Kootonaystroots, ovory"  Saturday evoning at 8,o'clock, visiting moni-  bers wolcome. M. U. Mowatt, ProMilout. .Tamo  Wilkes, Secretary. Union Soai.k t��' Waoes1  for Nelson District���Per shift, machine:  nicn, ��3.50: hammorsmen miners. $.'1.25; miuikerHv  carmen, shovelers and othor underground luboir-  prs, $3.00.  RADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.-Tho regit-  lar meetings of tho Nelson Trados and Labor  Council will bo hold in tho minors' union hall,  corner of Viotoria and Kootenny streots,' on tho  first and third Thursday of each month, at)  7.30 p. in. G. J. Thorpo, Prosldont. J. H. Malho-  son, Secretary,  rpHE regular meotings of tho Carpontors' Union  ���*��� are held on Weunosday ovening of each  week, at 7 o'clock, in tho Minors' Union hall corner Viotoria and Kootenay streets. R. Robin- ���  son. President.   James Colling, Secretary.  BARBERS' UNION.-Nolson Union, No. l!Ki. of '  the International Journeymen Barber's Un- ���  ion of America, meets ovory iirst and third Mon- ���  day of each month in Minor's Union Hall, cornor  of Victoria and Kootonay stroots. at 8:30 p.m.  sharp.       '     attend.  ville, Secretary.  TDRICKLAYERS AND MASONS' UNION.  JJ The Bricklayers and Masons' International i  Union No. 3 of Nelson meots second and fourth 1  Tuesdays in each month at Miners Union hall. .  J. W. Etcher, president; Joseph Clark, recording :  and corresponding seoretaiy.   LABORERS' UNION.-Nelson Laborors' Pro ���  teotive Union, No. 8121', A. F. of L., moets In ���  Fraternity.Hall, Oddfellow's block, corner of Ba- ���  ker and Kootenay streets, every Monday ovening .���  at 7:30 p.m. sharp. Visiting members of thoAmert- ���  can Federation cordially invited to attend. A. W. .  McFee. President Percy Shackelton. Secretary. .  TwTELSON PAINTERS- UNION���The regular ���  ���*���" meeting of the Painters' Union is held '  the first and third Fridays in each month at Min- ���  ers'Union hall at 7:30 sharp. T.O. Skatbo, Prosi- ���  dent; Will J. Hatch. Secretary.  .PLASTERERS' UNION-The O. P. I. A. No  -������     172, meets overy Wednesday ovening in the -  Elliot block, corner Baker and Stanley streots. at -  8o'clock.  J. D. Moyer, president; Donald McLean, secretary  jtoria and kootenay stroots. at 8:30 p.m.  . Visiting brothers cordially invited to  1. J. H. Matheson, President.  W. S. Bel-  ii  ��� n  r  J THE TRIBinSTE: NELSON B.C., SATURDAY; SEPTEMBER 8, 1900  3  I  ti,  Xit  tii  xii  11 tii  Xit  I'I  tii  '' til  tii  *' -^' ^m,:  \. ^m. .  k��-3k��3*��  DRINK  xa  xa  xii  tit  tii  tii  tit  ������** i  ���V-/}?|  "; -""^1  ": *'. ���_  I.  ii/  \'i  �� tii  tii  xii  ��� _���  Xii  xa  Hi  '������i&i  -<7.-v&l  :':.'i1S|  ��� .r'*?|  . yy%i  r_-if_JI  7^{W|  Via I  til  xii  Xif  Xii  Xii  Ut  tii  tii  tit  iii  iii  t^<i_;  tit  tit  tit  tit  tit  m  m  tii  tit  xii  tii  tit  tit  iii  tii  ���tifkB  igm  tii  xa  tii  xa  xa  tit  xti *tf  ;W_>*m  )_f^  ������Xi  t- 3,. _:  V.o_l  '��� &T_Tt  *���  ���I'Wj/tl  BANK OF MONTREAL  CAPITAL, all paid up....$12,000,000.00  BEST    7.000.000.00  UNDIVIDED' PROFITS       427,180.80  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. Georgo A. Drummond Vico-Prosident  E. S. Clouston General Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branches in London (England) Nkw York,  CurcAGO, and all the principal cities in Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  T r _l n s _.q fs  Grant Commercial and Travelers' Credits,  available in any part of the world.  Drafts Issuod, Collections Made, Eto.  Savings Bank Branch  ~     "CURREN_"R"AT_ro_r"INTKR_S_ PAH);  THE LONELIEST WOMAN.  Without   doubt    the    loneliest  woman���that is   to say,   the one  farthest removed from her kind���  in all the United States of America  is Mrs. Clark, the wife of major E.  W. Clark, government agent of the  Pribylof or Seal islands, in Bering  sea.-. .    .'..'.. .-..:7,7.-....-..'.-...���,.,.,.......'.-.-....    ...  This group, composed of the tiyo  small islands of St. Paul and St.  George, is the home of nearly all  the seals remaining in existence,  and they are about 1800 miles west  of the entrance to Puget sound, and  about 200 miles "northwest of the  Aleutian islands, beginning at Uni-  mak pass.  St. George, which is the smaller  of the two, being about six by  twelve miles in extent, is 40 miles  Iroiii St. Paul, and has a population  of about 100 Aleuts and four or five  whites, consisting of major Clark  and his wife, a physician and two  or three clerks for the North Amer-  i<aa  Commercial  Company, which  . controls th'e seal business and has  ; stores and warehouses on both  islands.    The little village of St.  ��� George contains 25 or 30 houses, including the company's buildings,  the   agent's   house   and   a   Greek  ��� church. There are no other houses  on the islands, and Mrs. Clark is the  only white woman. Her home is a  small cottage of four rooms, very  cozy and comfortable, with books  and pictures and a fine outlook over  the sea.  Mrs. Clark's nearest neighbor is  the wife of the agent on St. Paul,  who is less lonely because she has  with her two small children.  THE BANK OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and  Letters of Credit on Skagnay, U. S.,  Atlin, B. 0., and Dawson City, N. W. T.  There is no communication between the islands except by one of  the company's ships aud by revenue  cutters, as other ships are not permitted to visit them.  These ships come only in the  summer,-and-froni���October��� until  June Mrs. Clark does not expect to  see anyone or hear anythiug from  the United States, or to send word  home, no matter what happens.  St. George is absolutely without  trees, but,- its rolling surface and  mountain, a thousand feet high,  and beautifully green with coarse  grass and moss, and wild flowers of  brilliant hues dot tho level stretches  near the sea. Blue foxes abound,  and over the rocks at the water's  edge thousands and thousands of  seals in ceaseless activity disport  themselves noisily day and night,  from June until December, while  millions of waterfowl fill air and  sea and flutter about the cliffs.  Three hundred days in the year  the weather is dark and dismal,  and fogs hide the islands for days  at a time. The cold is never excessive, biit the winter storms are severe, and terrible gales sweep over  sea and land. There is no harbor,  and ships come to anchor a mile or  more from shore.  THE   LYTTON   DREDGE.  Inland Sentinel.  John Cobledick, manager of the  Cobledick New Zealand gold dredge  on the Fraser near Lytton, reports  that the dredge has been in operation for the past month and that  he is more than satisfied with the  results attained. The dredge is in  operation every hour of the twenty-  four, the men working three shifts.  Every twenty-four hours 1500  cubic yards of gravel is taken  from the bottom of the  stream and passed over the treating  tables. This may not appear a  large amount at first sight, but  when  it  is understood that this  Imperial Bank of Ganada  HEAD   OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital Authorized $2,500,000  Capital Paid up $2,458,603  Rest  $1,700,000  D. R. Wilkie, General Manager,  E. Hay, Inspccter.  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker Street  J. M. LAY, Manager.  means in the neighborhood of 2000  tons dead weight, and that during  the day over 10,000 tons of water  are used in the washing process, it  will be evident to anyone that the  working of the dredge is an under-  taking-of-great-inagnitude.  Mr. Cobledick says the mechanical part of tho dredge is perfection,  but that owing to the complicated  nature nature of the gold saving  apparatus some changes will be  made from time to time as the necessity is demonstrated. Ib is possible to move the entire dredge  from side to side of the river  (which is 1000 feet wide) in five  minutes.  Operations will be continued as  long as the weather will allow,  which may be all winter. The only  difficulty in the way of winter  operation will be frost, which  will not allow the freo passage of  water over the treating tables.  Gold is now being brought  to the  St. JOSEPH'S SCHOOL  NKLSON. B. 0.  A boarding and day school conducted by the  Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. It iu situated at  tho cornor of Mill and Josophino streets in ono of  the best residential portions of Nelson, and is  easily accessible from all parts of tho city.   , .  Tho course of study includes tho fundamental  and highor branches of thorough English education: Business course���bookkeeping, stenography and typewriting. Science courso���music;  vocal and instrumental, drawing, oto. Plain art  and needlework, oto.  Next-term coinmoncos Soptombor .'inl.  For terms and particulars apply to the Sister  Superior.  Private    School  And Kindergarten.  Thorough English, Calisthenics, .Music, Gorman and Kronen, if required. Fall torin coinmoncos 3rd Soptombor.  For particulars apply to  MISS PaLMER, Josophino Stroot.  MONEY TO LOAN  AT 7 PER CENT  ON BUSINESS PROPERTY  Apply G. L. LENNOX, Solicitor, Nelson B. C  surface and recovered in encouraging quantities, and there is little  doubt but that when the experimental stage has been passed the  dredge will be a good paying proposition.      Hewitt Eostock's Assignment.  The Colonist.  Hewitt Bostock, M. P., assigned  his real and personal estate today  to C. J. Helliwell, accountant, for  the benefit of his creditors. The  assignment has been duly registered. The Province Publishing  Company is not included in the  Bostock estate, but the B. C. Printing & Lithographing Company is  included���in-the^assetsf=-The=as-=  signment caused much surprise  among those who heard the news.  The assignment was due to numerous large unprofitable investments  in the province, althoughthe estate  comprised among its assets many  valuable investments and would  pay over 100 cents on the dollar.  Mr, Bostock, however, realizing  that necessary large 3iims were not  available ready to satisfy immediate demands, thought the safest  and best way to satisfy creditors  was to assign and thus insure full  returns for those who had claims  against him. .>.-..  Contractors and Builders  WILL DO WELL TO  Buy Their Lumber  AT  CO. Buchanan's  A large stook of flrst-olass dry material on  hand, also a full lino of sash, doors, mouldings,  turned work, eto.  Factory Work a Specialty  Yard I   Foot of Hendryx street, Nelson  Telephone. 91    Jo(|l1   R&6j   Age fit  Kootenay   Coffee   Co.  NELSON. B.C.  Coffee roasters and dealers in Tea and Coffee.  Offer frosh roasted ooffoe of besb quality as  follows i  Java and Arabian Mooha, per pound..���9  *0  Java and Mocha I.'lond, S pounds  1 00  Fine Santos, 4 pounds   1 00  Santos Blond, fi pounds  1 00  Our Special Blond. _ pound-  1 00  Oar llio Roost, 8 pounds   1 00  A hial order solicited.  Salesroom 2 doore oast  ot Oddfellows blook. West Baker street.  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  Bough and  Dressed 3__i_mber  : of all kinds.  IF WHAT YOU WANT IS NOT IN STOCK  ... WK WILL MAKE IT FOB YOU  7 7 CALL AND GST PRICES.  J_A. Sayward  HALL AND LAKE STREETS, NELSON  Porto Rico LumberCo.  (LIMITED)  CORNER 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.  Porto Rico LumberCo. Ltd.  hTd. ASHCROFT  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  "Wagon repairing promptly attended to by a  (test-class wheelwright.  Special attention given to all kinds pf repolr-  -Hnor and custom work from outside points.  ���ii HaU St., between Baker and Vornon.  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 onJbAnd__at__$_2.sr  per suit. - All other lines at  low rates. None but Union  labor employed.  E. Skinner  Neelands'Building,'Baker Street.  FRED J. SQUIRE, Manager.  ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT TAILOR.  OPPOSITE THE QUEEN'S HOTEL.  Large stock of high-class imported goods. A  specialty of the squaro Hhouldor���the latest  fashion In coats.  ROYAL SEAL  AND  KOOTENAY BELLE  CIGARS  UNION MADE  Hootenay Cigar Rflfg. Co.  NTCLBON. BRITISH OOLUMBL,.  Baker and Ward  .Streets, Nolson ;  N|adden House  The only hotel in Nelson. that ��� has - remained  nnder one management since 1880.  The bed-rooms are well famished "and lighted  by electricity.  Tho bar Is- always stocked by the beet dom _���  tlo and imported liquors and cigars.  THOMA8 MADDEN, Proprietor.  SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. McMANUS, Manager  Bar stocked with best brands of wines, liquors,  and Cigars. Boer on draught. Laige comfortable rooms.  First-olaes table board.  -tfl  AMERICAN  AND  EUROPEAN  PLANS  MEALS  CENTS  ROOMS LIGHTED BY ELECTRICITY  AND HEATED BY STEAM  36 CENTS 10*1  321:to 331 Baker Street, Nelson.  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER STREET, NELBON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with *Hot* Air.  Large comfortable bedrooms and  Ant-class  dining-room. Sample rooms for commercial men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  W|rs. E.C. Clarke, Prop.  LATE or THE ROTAt. HOTEL, CALGARY  EVERY   DAY  AT   THE  Club Hotel  BIG   SCHOONER  Beer or Half-and-half only  FRESH   XIJr��   COOL  . The only good Beer in Nelson  E. J. CURRAN, Prop.  Corner Stanley and Silica Streets.  DISSOLUTION   OF  PARTNERSHIP,  Notice is hereby given that the .partnership  horotoforo existing botwoen Edward C. Cording- -  ly and A. \V. Purdy, carrying on business as  Furniture. Dealers, in the Citj- of Nelson, under  the name, style and firm of the Nelson Furniture  Company,- has this day been dissolved by mutual ���>  consent., Richard W.Day of Nelson, B. C, ac  countant, has been appointed receive.' to wind  up tho affairs of the firm, to whom all accounts  due the firm must be paid, and aU claims against  the Arm should be sent. '  Witness: E. C. CORDINGLY,  XV. A. GALLIHER. A. W. PURDY.  Dated this first day of August, A. D. 1900, at  the City of Nelson.  1&i  ��� i��_ffl  fffi&aw&aKfe i  THE TRIBUNE: JSTELSOJST, B. C, SATURDAY SEPTEMBER S 1900  l*. -  Queen Victoria Chocolates  THCEI   BEST   OlsT  THE   _3MI_A._R_K:_E]_r  SOLD   0_STL~_T   BIT  W. F. Teetzel Sc Co.  _?XJT   TriE3   I3ST   25   ___.__fXD  SO   CE3ST0?   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 ol the best English makers, includings Christy's celebrated hard hats, which we are selling at prices to suit  everybody. ________________________  The Nelson  Clothing House  . <_!���_________-________________________ ���a',i3B'S''5_'^3-,a>,&',-S'S^->'-^v_V-  ig-Zi SP^^SPSPSPe^C^S^ 9-099-0999-0-0-0-0_yS,  W ���  ffl ffl  ty Established in Nelson in 1890. ty  to ffl  I FOR LAMPS I  ffl       _         iti  ffl ffl  ffl ffl  ty   Bronze Statues, Piano Lamps, Onyx Tables,   ty  ty   Vases, Jardiniere Tables, Umbrella Stands,   to  iti   Five o'clock Tea Kettles, Letter Racks, Call  ffl  ~ "    " ------ ty  ffl  ffl  dis^  ty   Bells, Ink Stands, Candelabras  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  C-A-LL  on  Nelson  Jacob Dover  The Jeweler*.  receive   our  Our watch making and jewelry department is attended, by expert workmen.  Mail  and   express   orders  ty   prompt attention.    .  Xti  Wl  '���^���_s0'0'_Z'iS.-_i-_���_������_��� _-^-tS'  xti  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  0-0-0-0-_*-_\-_\'_1-_?-i!_Z-<__\_\-t&t-4^  9--*2'^.'^.'%_'^.'\^,'^'^.^.'9.',���<  THE LATEST  THE LATEST  IN   CANNED   MEATS   IS  terdiiy, but the blaze was extinguished by the mill hands before  the brigade arrived.  James Wilks has been appointed  a delegate to represent the Nelsou  Trades and Labor Council at the  labor congress at Ottawa this  month. He leaves for the east next  week.  W. G. Gillette has secured the  contract for a $1700 residence ou  Hall street for K. Brown of the  smelter.  Frank D. Moore of the steamer  Moyie and Homer Moore of Thorpe  & Co.'s establishment leave on  Monday to spend a month at their  home in Orleans; Indiana.  Lieutenant-colonel Benson,  trict officer commanding, wired the  local militia officers that he would  be in the city on Friday next to inspect the rifle company and the  ranges. The company drills nightly  in anticipation of the inspection,  and a full turnout is requested for  tomorrow's church parade. ^  The third button shoot under the  auspices of the gun club took place  at'the traps last night. Clarence  Goepel captured the gold button  again with 15 out of 20 birds. The  silver button fell to Dr. Hall with  14, and Alex Carrie won the bronze  button with 13.  The Grand Forks; football club  arrived in the city last night and  registered at the Hotel Hume. The  visitors line-up for today's game at  the recreation grounds will be as  follows': F. C. Fogg, goal;<H. Mc-  Marty and T. Mclntyre, backs;  George Brown, J. Sweezey and  Clarence Jarvis, half backs; P. H.  Donaldson and A. Henderson, right  wing; A. McQueen, center; F. B.  Lewis and L. Cranson, left wing.  The team is fast and will give the  Nelson eleven a hard game.  The services in the Methodist  church tomorrow will be conducted  by the pastor, Rev. J. H. "White. In  the evening a hymn service will be  given, subject: "From Condemnation to Glory."  E. Kilby. has commenced work  upon a $1500 cottage which he  purposes erecting on the corner of  Front and Park streets.  Twenty-six patients were undergoing treatment at the general  hospital yesterday, the largest number accommodated at one time in  the history of the institution. The  question of further extensions is  I being forced on the attention of the  directors by the constantly growing  demands upon the institution.  Nakusp, Fire Valley and Grand  Forks.  Kootenay Supply Co., limited,  Avholesale grocers : Kimberley, Sandon, Kaslo, Moyie, Grand Forks,  Crawford Bay, Salmo, Erie, Procter,  and Ainsworth.  Turner, Beeton & Co., liquors and  dry goods : Lemon Creek, Cascade,  Slocan City, Procter, Ymir, Crawford Bay, Thompson's Landing and  Moyie.  Starkey & Co., commission merchants: New Denver, Revelstoke,  Moyie, Silverton, Sandon & Rossland.  J. Evans & Co., commission merchants : New Denver, Ymir, Silver-  ton, Robsou and Sandon.  Kootenay   Electric   Supply and  -Construction Co. :   Sandon, Kaslo,  Trail,     Slocan    City,    Cranbrook,  Granite    Siding,     Grand     Forks,  Greenwood and Fernie.  VEAL Z_jO_A__H1  ITS  DELICIOUS.   TRY  IT.  SEND   US  YOUR  ORDER  FOR  FRUIT AND  FRUIT JARS.  THE WESTERN MERCANTILE COMPANY, Ltd.  Baker Street. GROCERS. Nelson, B. C  ���S-S;  ffl  B  13U"^_T  .B  HUME ADDITION  LOTS  GAMBLE & O'REILLY, Agents  M  '���A.$  OUR  ARE  FILTERS  FILTERS  IT COSTS BUT ONE CENT  OUR CLOSESTS  ARE NOISELESS  To drop us a post card that wo may call and  Never   havc any plumbing done until you  Kivo estimates,  nave scon our  It saves many dollars,  goods and our prices.  OPPOSITE  POSTOFFICE.  STRACHAN BROTHERS, Plumbers.  CITY LOCAL NEWS  Rev. J. Williamson of Chemainus,  -Vancouver Island, is   expected in  the city today to take charge of the  Baptist church for the next month.  C. P. R. engine No. 109 was sent  to Revelstoke yesterday to be repaired after the accident in the  yards on Wednesday. Locomotive  No. 53 was brought in from Trail  to take a freight run out of Nelson.  W. E. Hyndman of Nelson left  yesterday for Charlottetown, Prince  Edward Island. He has been appointed assistant government engineer for the province.  Dave McBeath is making good  progress with the building of the  wagon road from Crawford Bay to  Canyon creek. It is to be completed by October 15th. All men  employed on the work are paid the  current wages of the district, as the  fair wage clause of the legislature  was inserted in the contract. ^  The officer commanding the local  rifle corps particularly requests the  members of the Nelson Rifle Association at present holding the company's rifles in their possession to  return them to the armory on  Baker street on Monday night,  September 10th. The rifles were  loaned through the courtesy of the  company, and notice to return them,  has already been published. v  The fire department had a run to  the Fairview sawmill at noon yes-  LOCAL TRADE IS IMPROVING  Several Lardo Shipments.  The report regarding the week's  business from Nelson's wholesale  merchants is most favorable. A  feature of the week's trade has  been the number of shipments to  "tl^LliMb-dis-t7ict~wh~icl_���liis come  to the front as one of the important  shipping points for Nelson/dealers.  Yesterday's shipments were:,,  W. F. Teetzel & Co., assayers'  supplies.���Silverton, Grand Forks,  New Denver and Revelstoke.  Kootenay Cigar Manufacturing  Company, cigars.��� Kaslo, Fernie  and Slocan City.  Thorpe & Co., mineral and aerated  waters.���Slocan City, New Denver,  Sandon, Slocan Junction, Grand  Forks, Rossland and Trail.  Nelson Soda Water Works, mineral and aerated waters.���Ymir,  Nakusp and Slocan City.  John Cholditch & Co., wholesale  grocers.���Sandon, Silverton, Trout  Lake City, Ferguson, Slocan, Lardo,  Whitewater, New Denver, Ymir,  Lemon Creek, Kaslo and Camborne.  Nelson Saw & Planing Mills,  Limited, sash and doors. ��� Lake  Points and Slocan City.  A. Macdonald & Co., wholesale  grocers.���Lemon Creek, Ymir, Deer  Park, Trail, Ferguson, New Denver,  Kaslo, Fire Valley, Trout Lake,  sCreston, Moyie, Slbcau City, Arrow-head, Ymir, Cascade Ciby and  Grand Forks.  California Wine Company, wines  and cigars.���Silverton, Robson,  Greenwood, Thompson's Landing  and Ymir.  J. Y. Griffin & Co., provisions and  produce. ��� Kaslo, Trout Lake,  Fernie, Cranbrook, Silverton, Rossland, Grand Forks and Greenwood.  Brackman & Ker Milling Company, Limited, flour and feed.���  Waneta,   Ymir,   Lardo,    Creston,  A  SUCCESSFUL CONCERT.  The concert at the opera house  last under the auspices of the  Ladies' Aid of the Congregational  church was^ most successful from  an artistic standpoint and in a  more moderate degree from a practical point of view. The audience  was not as large as the entertainment merited, but it was appreciative and thoroughly enjoyed the  programme. ". The stage was neatly  arranged and handsomely ornamented with plants and flowers.  y$. The program, included selections  'by a number of leading local vocalists. Miss Bensusan, who is cast  for a leading part in the forthcoming production of "Mikado," sang  twice with splendid effect. She  possesses an unusually good soprano  voice and uses it with taste. A  unique feature was introduced in  the shape of a lady's trio by raes-  dames Caldwell,. Brown and Otis.  The number was warmly applauded.  C. A. Caldwell sang in good voice  and participated with Messrs.  Prosser, Hardy aud Thompson in  the selections rendered by the  Nelson quartette. It. Thompson,  also of the quartette, contributed  a stirring baritone solo. Mr. Griz-  zelle appeared twice most acceptably. D. Wambold rendered a  clarinet solo which made an- excellent impression. The accompanist of the evening was Miss  Wilson, who also played a solo with  taste and expression.  Will Support the Candidate.  Rossland Miner.  There was a meeting of the Liberal Association last evening at the  board: '"of trade rooms at 8:30  o'clock. G. Hodge was in the  chair. The report of R. W. Grigor,  delegate of the association to Revelstoke, was received and adopted.  The.association was of the opinion  that the choice of the convention  was a happy hue, and it heartily  endorsed the candidate chosen, W.  A. Galliher of Nelson, and promised  him its utmost support.  Mining Records.  Yesterday's mining records were:  Transfers, a two-thirds interest in  the Double Standard claim on the  divide between. Porcupine and  Hidden creeks by Gilbert Peone of  Ymir to A. A. Vernon of Ymir.  Locations, the Prince, on. Stag  Leap mountain, by Bella Devlin;  the Flyer, on the head of the north  fork   of Salmon  river,  by  W.  C.  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 inastraight line, would  travel 27,000 feet in 24 hours.  How long since it was oiled  and cleaned.  T.H.BROWN  JEWELER  178 Bakor Street Nelson, B.  TENDERS   WANTED.  Tenders wanted on or before the 15th Soptombor for the purchase of stock, book debts, and  real estate belonging to tho estate of Savage  Brothers, RovelatoKe. Full particulars on application to J. B. Smith, Revelstoke, B. C.  W. REINHARD, M. D.  General Practice.  SPECIALTY:   Eye,   Ear  and   Nose.  Office:   Baker Street, near  Telephone No. _..  Fraternity Hall.  ESTABLISHED 1892  H.   BYERS   &  CO.  HARDWARE  ESTABLISHED 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 Powder, and Metropolitan Foso, etc.  H. BYERS & CO.  NELSON KASLO SANDON  Higgins; othe Alamo,  on Tamarae  mountain, by T. H. Rotherhara.  Certificates of work, to T. A.  Howard on the M. S., to A. E.  Churches on the Sweet Briar and  Oxeye, to G. De Maine on the Gold  Standard, to L. Strand on the  Modesty and Gladiator, to A. A.  Vernon on the Hunter V., to the  Sandon and Rossland B. C, Limited,  on the Pulaski fractional, to Robert  Ina on the Newsboy.  Slocan Ore Shipments.  The Kaslo & Slocan railway  brought over 1000 tons of ore to  Kaslo during August. Of this 547  tons was from; the Whitewater, 210  tons from the Payne, 104 tons from  the Rambler-Cariboo and 42 tons  from the American Boy. The Reco  once more joined the ranks of the  shippers, sending out 13 tons last  week. It must be remembered that  these are only part of the shipments of the Slocan and Ainsworth. A good deal of ore goes  out of the country by way of Sandon while the Slocan lake mines  are busily adding to the total.  Will Lunch at The Office. WM  P. F. Emerson has added a new  attraction at The Office. Commencing this morning he will put on a  business men's lunch at, 11 o'clock,  consisting of clam nectar, steamed  clams, crabs, etc. The lunch - will  be for patrons of The Office, and if  .they show their appreciation of the  innovation the lunch will be made  a fixture.   The Atlin Fire.  While the dispatches which have  reached Skagway tell of the destruction of at least ten large buildings in Atlin by fire, a private telegram received in Victoria says the  fire was not as large as stated in  those messages, the loss being confined to a number of shacks and  smaller buildings.  Something: Definite Expected.  - London, September 8.���"We  learn," says the Daily News, "that  the government expects decisive  news from South Africa within a  fortnight, and that parliament will  be dissolved during the last week  of September."  HOTEL   ARRIVALS.  GENUINE BARGAINS  In all Lines of Fishing Tackle, Guns,  Rifles and Ammunition   .   .   .   .  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  Xif  HUME :���James K. Dolan, Bonner's Ferry; J.  W. Pantali, Spokane. Wash.; J. Gibson. Winnipeg ; Mrs. Jennie E. Harris, Kaslo; J. P. Secord,  Orillia, Ont ;W.H. Millman, Toronto: D. Gavin  Jr., K. Bullick, Vancouver ;��� J. M. McGregor,  Slocan; A. L.Davenport, Spokane.  PHAIR-::���J. H. Hemsworth, Victoria; R. B.  Brown. M.F. Townsend,: John McKane, Rossland ; Rev. A. Menzies and wife, Kaslo ; James  Crawfoid.W. Gill, Victoria ;-W, P. Innes and  wife, Simcoe, Ontario; H. H. Spicer, Vancouver:  J. A. Russell, Greenwood : J. A. Whittier, Sandon ; G. TC. Townshend, Rossland; T. B. May,  Sandon; Rex B. Bond, Chicago ; J. W. Welch,  C. H. McUowell._Indianapoli8._Ind.,;_W.=:Eetty_:  and wife, G. H. Petny, J. McCortly. Boone. Iowa.  QUEKNS:-Mrs. D. H. Ridell, Pilot Bay: Miss  Trainor, Portland, Maine; Mrs. H. Giinh, Spokane ; Mrs. McKiniey and son. Medicine Lake,  Wash.; Rev. John Hogpr, Winnipeg ; N. McKim,  London, Ont.; Mrs. Lacy, Port Hill, Idaho.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Just  received at Nelson  Cafe���  Fresh supply of Olympia and Eastern: oysters,  To rent���No. 293 Victoria street,  a six-roomed house.    Apply to F.  J. Bradley  & Co. 0  For sale���law library, low  price.  Call and inspect.   Alex. Stewart, Turncr-Boockh  block.  Wanted���Second   hand   upright  piano at Nelson Bazaar.  For rent���Eight roomed house on  the corner of Vernon and Park streets.    Apply  to A. M'. Mcintosh, Koyal hotel.  Wanted ��� Two   firemen holding  certificates for high pressure stationary boilors.  Must be of good habits.   _Mon of^family. pro-  ffl Season for Fruits  xti  ffl  ffl  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  $ KIRKPATRICK  jjj   Telephone IO  ���7S-9-9-0- 0-0.0. 0.0.0- 0-0  'S'i_'8,'&'S'^'-f'S'<-'5''^'_  ��� 0-0-0-0'0.0-0-0-0-0-0-fSSl  \*(  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  Our pleasure is in supplying the best of fruits.  Place your order with us,  and you are sure to le  satisfied. Ripe, luscious  fruits, such as these, will  give you health and pleasure. We cannot express  envy of others' offerings���  because we ourselves have  the best.  ffl  to  to  to  & WILSON  185 Baker Street  &����;&��&&&; &���'"'���-_\_-_\___f��  ffl  to  ffl  toi  ffl  ffl  Mr  When Eve Stole the Fruit  fho didn't preserve it. and it is recorded that when winter came and Adam  found no preserves in the cupboard ho "raised Cain." Tho Adams of nowadays send their Eves to us for tlieir fruit.   We 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  Nelson, B. C.  HOUSTON BLOCK,  CORNER BAKER AND JOSEPHINE STREETS.  '___'��?'��?'��_* .��__*. ��_?���_  W    :::y%   ^7:7/7 7-^-v,:/.,..,  Wj We have sold 75 per cent of all the  ���������������-���'������.%  ���'������'���   ���     Wj  ������=^^optla*id=��em  Fire Briek Fipe Clay  and Sewer Pipe  USED IN KOOTENAY  Just received carload Dominion Ale and Porter  (PINTS AND QUARTS) .-���-'.  Dominion White Label Ale (pints and quarts).   This is  the! finest Ale brewed jn Canada. 7  Dominion Bulk Ale (15 gallon kegs)  Teacher's Scotch Whiskey is still the best.  ferred.    For"paiticulara address W. F. little,  manager The H. ..... ~  cite, N. W. T.  ,W.'McNeill Co., Ltd., Anthra-  Large   furnished   rooms  to   let.  Apply Macdonald building, cornor of Josephine  and Vernon streots.  Nursery Stock���Fruit and Ornamental���over 700 acres. Orders close September  15th for fall delivery. 'Get your orders in. H. H.  Avery, 221 Carbonate street, Nelson, is our representative for the Kootenays. Stone & Wellington, Toronto, Ontario.  Hack   calls left at   the   Pacific  Transfer  barn on Vernon street.     Telephone  call 35.  *&__  H. J. EVANS & OO.  \.*_Sfrt*&��^St*____^'*_a*^^��_g__��_s__*___a ^^��l___^*t__P*^^'t_  ?��� ^���t^* ^*&3 *��_$���&? ���&?��� c_3*t___?     fer��^5_**^��^5��*  Wi  Wj  NELSON TENT AND  AWNING  FACTORY  The best equipped establishment in British Columbia for turning out  all kinds of canvas goods.  P. Burns & Co.  Wholesale and Retail  H!4;Suq Dealers in Meats  THEO fyADSO/J, Proprietor.  Baker Street, Nelson. '  Markets at   N'elson,   Rossland,   Trail,  Kaslo, Ymir, 'Sandon,  Silverton, New  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  -������������_m__m__mn_m_m_i������_____m-mm-m_---___m-���������������^������_^���������.������������_m-__m_____m_______��������� *-, m____m__mm__m_m__m_____m_____m  West Kootenay Butcher Go.  ALIi BONDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson ��.0.   TRAVES,   Manager  OBDEHS Br MAIL RHCiJXVB CABEFUL AND PEOMPT ATTENTION  m.

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