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 DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH YEAR  NELSON:  SATURDAY MORNING SEPTEMBER tl J 900  PRICE FIVE CENTS  MORE BOER SUPPLIES TAKEN  Pole-Carew at Koopmuiden.  London, September 2J.���Tho war  oflico gtive out the following dispatch from lord Roberts this ovening: "Waterval, Thursday, September 20.���Pole-Carew reached  Koopmuiden yesterday. Practically there was no road, and his  way had to be cut through ."jungles  rut up by ravines. He captured US'-  cars of flour, one car of coffee, and  10 damaged engines at Waterval-  onder. Yesterday, evening lieutenant U. V. Clark was shot, bufc  not fatally, by a sentry while making the rounds. The sentry did not  geb his reply."  Teamster Severely Injured.  O. Bruddell is lying at the gencial hospital suffering from severe  injuries received on the Nelson &  Fort Sheppard track. Bruddell was  a teamster at J. AV. Stewart's railroad camp near tho city. He was  woi king at a fill when a freight  train passed and stood back against  the hill as the cars went by.   A  Ll STANDS IN WITH RUSSIA  America Differs From Germany  Loxnox, September 21.���It seems  to be generally believed throughout  Kin-ope that Germany purposed her  demand that the  anti-foreign leader.-,  should  bo  surrendered  before  negotiations could bo  commenced,  wifch a view or delaying any general acceptance of her proposal until field maishal count von Waldersee should arrive at Pekin.    A dis-  ' patch to the Daily Telegraph from  "Washington asserts that tho United  States government has politely declined to agree  to  Germany's proposal on this very ground."  In any  ,event  with  count von   Waldersee  -    and la Hung Chang both jouruey-  ���   ing northward, matters must  soon  reach a crisis.  The manner of earl Li's reception  seems to denote the suspicions ex-  li.slingin Shang-Hai regarding his  cio.e understanding with Russia.  .About four thousand Russian  troops, and all the principal Russian officers, met him at Chung  Liiine: Chau, half way to Tien-Tsin.  .A'*long conference was held at  which no representative of any  other power was present. This remarkable friendship apparently exists at a time when two continents  are ringing with the stories of mas-,  sacres by the Russians in Amur.  The Moscow correspondent of tho  Standard, reverting to the subject  ������ of tho massacres this morning, says:  '���I'Yoni a recent visitor to tho Amur  region I learn that massacres are  tho order of the day with the  troops that  are overrunning  iMan-  - chut-in." The orders are Issued by  general Grodokoff.    Rut ifc is quite  . certain that emperor Nicholas must  be ignorant of their nature. My  informant has scon a series of telegrams from one JManchurian commander, overy one of which beseeches that he be allowed to spare  peaceable citizens, but the  Russian  ��� indifference to tho lives of tho common herd is still of a. truly oriental  , type." The same correspondent  asserts that troops by the wholesale continue to pour into Manchuria.  Li   Hung   Chang,   according   to  Shang-Hai dispatches, assumed the  ' seals of the vieeroyalty of China  yesterday. His oflicers are busy  raising 8000 foreign drilled men and  well armed veterans, who are now  encamped at Yang Chow, and will  proceed to Tien-Tsin as earl Li's  bodyguard, under command of  Chang   Kan   Yung,  who was  the  - Chinese general at Kiao Chou when  the Germans seized that place. It  is reported that Liu Kung Ki, viceroy of Nankin, alarmed at the prospects of the German fleet ascending  the Yang Tse Kiang, is placing obstructions in the Channel below the  Kiang Vin forts, and sending troops  to the northeast of Kiang Su for  ' fear tho Germans may land troops  there to attack the Sing KiaiyFu.  =7^Thlf%SliairfpHai correspondent of  the Morning Post expresses the  opinion that Germany's policy may  yet load to a rising in Central  China. The Standard has a Taku  telegram asserting that, as a means,  of averting, punishment,'the acting  governor of Pao Ting Fu has posted  a- proclamation -ordering the sup-,  pression of tho Boxers.  horse attached to a dump cart  started to back into the train as  the locomotive passed. The freight  cars struck it and horse aud cart  were tossed into the air. Bruddell's  nose was smashed, some teeth  knocked out, his face badly torn  and he was otherwise hurt. The  cirfc. was broken to splinters and  tho horse killed.  ROUNDING UP THE CHINESE  y  For Revenue Purposes.  The city road tax was collected  from the resident Chinamen last  night and the collection caused a  veritable hot timo in Chinatown.  The tax collector, with chief  Thompson of the fire department  and half-a-dozen members of the  brigade invaded tho Chineso quarter on Front street between seven  and eight o'clock. The method of  operation was to select a laundry  or boarding house, put sentries on  all the exits and then demand payment of the road .tax, which  amounts to $2 per head.  When the invaders entered a  a house the hubbub that arose was  almost deafening. A few of the  celestials had sottled up earlier in  the year, and saved a further outlay  by producing their receipts. A  large number of others claimed to  have settled, but had nothing to  substantiate their statements and  eventually paid up. Still another  section refused to "savey" what the  oflicers desired aud were marched  off to the police cells. The procession to the city hall -was a lively  spectacle. Twenty-three Chinamen  wero in the string and they protested vigorously. The bunch was  turned into the cells and hero tho  jabbering continued for half tho  night. Tho celestials will be  brought uj) this morning before the  police magistrate.  No difficulty was met with in  making the arrest. The old game  of passing around tho receipts was  tried but did not work.  CHINESE QUESTION OPENED  Laurier Appoints a Commission.  Ottaava, September 20.���The dominion government has appointed  R. C. Clute of Toronto, Daniel J.  Munn of New "Westminster, and  Ralph Smith, M. P. P. for Nanaimo,  as a commission to investigate and  report upon the Chinese immigration question. At the last session  of parliament sir Wilfrid Laurier  promised, when increasing the poll  fax upou Chinese from $50 to $100  per head, to appoint a commission  to go fully into the Avhole subject  and report what tax is desirable, if  any. or Avhether Chineso immigration should be prohibited altogether.  Commissioner Clute will no doubt  be chairman of the commission,  Avith D._J.JVIunn_as__the__,rept_esenta^  tive of the -.Fraser river canneries,  which are the largest employers of  Chinese labor in British Columbia,  and Ralph Smith as the representative of organized labor.  Russians Butcher Chinese.  London, September 21���"Authentic accounts have been received  here," says the Moscow eorrespon0-  dent of the Standard, "of n horrible  massacre at Blagovestchensk, Avhich  was undoubtedly carried out under  direct orders from the Russian  authorities, and which then lefc  loose the tide of slaughter through  Amur. The entire Chinese population of ~)000 souls was escorted out  of town to a spot live miles  up the Amur, and then, being  lod in batches of a few  hundred to the river bank, wero  ordered to cross OA'er to the Chinese  sido. No boats"were piwided, and  the river is a mile wide. The Chinese  were flung alive into the stream  and wero stabbed or shot at. the  least resistance, Avhile Russian  volunteers who lined tho bank  clubbed or shot any who attempted  to land. Not one escaped alive.  The river bank for miles was strewn  .with corpses."  Ralph Smith May Run,  Ottaava, September 21.���At tho  trades and labor congress today, a  resolution was unanimously passed  asking Ralph Smith to run as labor  candidate for the Dominion house  in Nanaimo. Mr. Smith consented  to do so if the negotiations which  labor men had Avifch another candidate were not too far adA'anced to  prevent him doing so.  Loss Now Stated cat 47f>-.  Gat/veston, September 21.���  Fivery man Avho is willing to work  has been pressed into service here.  Tho wreckage is fast being cleared  away and an air of business onco  moro proA-ades tho city. The Houston Post today prints a, revised list  of those who perished in the great  storm.' This list has been carefully  compiled from various sources and  places the number of known dead  at 1757. The railroads ha>Te large  forces of men at work and outside  communication is uoav only a question of a ATery short while.  Keeping'Up Lumber Rafcen.  Toronto, September 21.���The  Lumbermen's Association of Ontario has decided to maintain the  high prices for lumber owing-to the  active demand in the English markets and tho anticipated shortage  of at least 300,000,000 feet of lumber in Georgian Bay, including eastern Michigan points and the output  of the mills of eastern Michigan.  General McClernand Dead  Springfield, Illinois, September  21.���General John McClernand died  yesterday. General McClernand  raised the famous McClernand brigade in, the civil AA'ar and sei'ATed as  brigadier-general and major-general  AN   ATHABASCA  DIVIDEND  Payable on October 1st.  E. Nelson Fell, manager of the  Athabasca Gold Mine, Limited, has  made a formal announcement of  tho company's first dividend of one  shilling per share. The diA'idend is  equal to five per cent on the capital  stock of tho company, and is payable on the 1st of October. The  Athabasca company is in good  shape and regular' dividends may  be expected from this time forward.  The official announcement of the  dividend appears in another column.  Strike on the Dundee.  Charles Dundee of Rossland was  in the eity yesterday, and ltft this  morning for Ymir. Tho superintendent of tho Dundee mine has reported a strike which Avill probably  place the Dundee on a level with  the biggest properties of the district. A ledge has been located  and traced for 2000 feet,- from  which assays haA'e been takeu  ranging from $10 to $120. Tho report stated that the ledge was 18  feet "wide, but Mr. Dundee does not  know as yet Avhether this is the  maximum or average Avidth. A  peculiar feature of the strike is  that the discovery Avas the direct  outcome of tbeTire which destroyed  the Dundee concentrator. The  flames burnt off" the timber and  brush, exposing -the lead where  none was known to exist. If the  ledge proves to be as good as tho  first reports Avould indicate tho  company's lire losses will be more  than repaid.          ;  C. S. Wallis of Rossland was  registered at the Hotel Hume yesterday. ' He is largely interested in  the Tamarac group at Ymir, and  states that the arrangements for  tho construction of the tramway  from the Tamarac to the Nelson &  Fort Sheppard road aro avcII under  way, and that the property Avill  ship extensively during tho winter.  TO SHIP ORE THIS WINTER  Development Around Crawford-Bay.  .1. JT. Matheson returned yesterday from Pilot Bay after- spending  several days at tho London Consolidated and Richelieu properties.  The wagon road up the creek is  progressing rapidly. David McBeath has GO men ab work along  the road, and Avithin three Aveeks it  will bo completed. An unusual  feature aboufc the road is that its  total rise is but 1500 feet, and this is  spread over the wholp seven miles,  making a very easy grade.  The mino is located 3000 feet  aboA-e the road and a crew of men  havo been engaged in opening up a  raAvhide trail to the mine. The  company figures on shipping 50 tons  of high grade ore daily during the  wiuter7====Work���has^boen=largely=  confined of late to the Silver Hill  claim, which lies between the London and Richelieu. The company's  program for developing includes  the driving of a main tunnel from  the loAver leA-el along the A'ein. The  arrangements at the camp are said  to be the best in the district.  of volunteers, * Ho commanded the  right of tho lino at Fort Donelson,  a division at Shiloh ; relieved genoral Sherman in tho Vicksburg expedition, in January, 1803. He led  at the capture of Arkansas Post;  commanded the Thirteenth army  corps, until'relieved in July, 1803,  and resigned from the army a year  later. Since -the war he practiced  law atSpringfield, Illinois.  BLOOD   BEGINS  TO  FLOW  In tbe Anthracite District.  . Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, September 21.���A shot Avas fired from  a crowd this afternoon as the  sheriff of Schuylkill county and his  deputies wore .escorting working  miners to their homes. The sheriff  then gave the order to fire, and as a  result one Hungarian, and a, little  girl were killed. .Six others were  wounded by bullets.  PHir.Ani_r.pniA, September 21.���  The tragedy thafc -was looked for  since the mine workers strike Avas  inaugurated came suddenly and unexpectedly at Shenandoah thisafter-  noon. Sheriff Toole losfc no time in  calling ou the commander of the  National Guard of Pennsylvania to  send troops to aid him in keeping  the peace." After consultation, the  state authorities"at Harrisburg decided at midnight'to send troops.  Tho'ShenandoHJi's trouble was  precipitated by the closing of six  eolleries there this morning through  the efforts of the strike leaders.  More Avill close- tomorrow as a  voluntary act, itis said ou the part  of the Rcading-'company. This is  done at the request of sheriff Toole  Avho hopes in, this manner to avoid  further trouble?������ The outlook at  midnight, however, is dubious, as  the foreigners affected' by today's  happenings are in an ugly mood.  Elsewhere in* ihe strike region  eA'erything is quiet,'although preparations are being made for an  outbreak in the "Hazelton district.  Pi.u.AnEr.i'WA, September 21.���  Sheriff Toole, of Schuylkill county,  today sent a telegram to adjutaht-  general'Stewart. asking for -troops  as a result of a. clash between  marching strikers and coal and iron  police at Shenandoah this afternoon. The sheriff's message Avas  deliA'ered to tho adjutant-general a  few minutes after his arrival in  this city from Harrisburg. General  Stewart at once communicated with  slier iff Toole by telephone. A ffcer a  brief conversation, the adjutant-  general returned to Harrisburg on  the train leaving here afc S.50 o'clock  tonight.  HARRTSni:no, September 21.���At  midnight the fourth, - eighth and  and twelfth regiments, the gover-  nor's troops and battery "C" were  called out Avith general Corbin in  command.  AMERICA SENDSjTS ANSWER  Text Not Made Known.  ^Washington, September 21. ���  Tho state department this afternoon  delivered to minister Wu the reply  ofjthe United States government to  the Chinese request that minister  Conger bo authorized to proceed  immediately Avith peaeo negotiations.  Vienna, September 21.���An official dispatch from the commander  of the Austrian squadron in  Chinese Avaters /.says: "A small  Austrian detach in ont has occupied  the south fort at Pei Tang, iii conjunction with Gorman and Russian  troops, and tho Austrian and Gorman flags haA-e boon hoisted. The  Russians captured two guns and a  mine exploding station. The Austrian losses were a naA'al cadet  killed and fourteen  men wounded.  Hong Iyono, September 21.���Tho  French Avarship Avalanche, Avhicli  has been iuA'csfcigating tho killing  of Christians in tho Sa.mmer district, near Canton, reports that the  crews of eight pirate junks, by the  conniA'ance of influential .persons  ashore haA'e sought to destroy nil  tho Christians on the Canton delfca.  Tien-Tsin, September 20, via  Sliang-Hai, September Si.*���Li Hung  Chang has arrived here, and is  domiciled in his own yamen, under  a Cossack guard. His reception  hero was a repetition of his reception at Tong Ku, only the Russian  and Japanese oflicers calling on him,  those of the other nations not  taking part.  New Plague Cases.  Gr.A.soow,   September   21.���Two  additional cases of bubonic plague  have been reported iiere.  STEAMER NELSON WRECKED  Strikes a Rock at Midge Creek.  The C. P. R. steamer Nelson was  Avrecked on a rock off Midge creek  yesterday morning about 3 o'clock.  The cause of the Avreck is ��� not  known here yet, but it is presumed  that in making a landing at the  telegraph camp at Midge creek, tho  Nelsou AA'as blown on the reef. Her  bow was badly smashed, but the  steamer was kept afloat by the use  of her pumps. She will be brought  to Nelson this morning and placed  on tho Avays at the ship yards for  repairs which will take Avell on to a-  week.  The Nelson Avas making her usual  trip to Kootenay LindiDg Avhen the  accident occurred. The report of  the wreck was wired in and commodore Gore went up on the Moyie  to inA'estigate. He found tho A'essel  afloat but quite unable to proceed.  The passengers had beon taken to  the Landing on a tug.  Arrangements were made at onco  for the steamer Kokanee to come  down from Kaslo last night and  take the Crow's Nest run.- She  made her first trip to the Landing  last night, leaving here about 11  o'clock. The -K. R. <fc N." steamer  International will handle C. P. R.  business to Kaslo while the Nelson  is on tho stocks.  committee of the Brotherhood of  Railroad Trainmen. The principal  business ol the meeting was to  brine: before the management tho  necessity for placing the trainmen  on a better basis as i egards wages,  and in this they were eminently  successful. The amended scale of  pay will place tho C. P. R. trainmen,  according to conductor Irving, in a.  better position than those of any  transcontinental lino in America.  VICEROYS SHOWED SENSE  m  Commencing tomorrow the Canadian Pacific Nelson-Kaslo steamboat serA'ice will be -temporarily  withdrawn.       ,  The ncAAr steamer Kaslo made her  first run yesterday from the K. R.  & N. shipyards to Woodbury creek.  Her official trial trip will be made  Avithin the next feAV days. When  the craft was launched ono of her  hog-chains broke.  T. A. Kelly has' resigned the  stewardship of the steamer Moyie,  and has been succeeded by Charles  A. Prosser.  LIBERALS ARE NOT PLEASED  With the Dissolution.  London, .September 21.���A flood  of election manifestos appears in  this morning's papers. The Conser-  A'attves, following tho lead of Mr.  Balfour and Mr. Chamberlain, gave  the success of the AA'ar first place in  the campaign. Sir Henry Gampbell-  Bannerman, Liberal leader in the  house of commons, and sir William  Vernon Harcourt, in their addresses  denounce the unprecedented precipitancy of a dissolution in order to  snatch a hasty judgment on. an incomplete register of A'oters.  Sir William Vernon Harcourt refuses to talk with regard to an  ephemoral Avar, as the sole text of  good government, declaring that al-  _though__from_tlie_anoment-of��� the-  Boer invasion he had supported the  government, ho had not changed  his original opinion that the needed  reforms might have been obtained  without war.  ���   .  ." '���  Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman  dwelt on the failure of tho government's diplomacy and preparations  for war, and upon the miscalculation-of Boer strength. He eon-  tends thafc the struggle might have  been avoided, and points out that  that there has been a series of difficulties and critical situations all  over the world since the government came into office. Dealing  with reforms, sir Henry says:  "Above .-ill stands the necessity of  readjusting the powers of.tho two  chambers in order to prevent tho  people's ascertained will from being  sot afc naught by irresponsible  authorities."  American Jockeys Win.  .  London. September 21.���"Danny"  Maher, the American jockey, rode  at the first day's.races of tho Manchester September meeting today,  for tho first time since his arrival,  and won tho two-year-old selling  plate witli Panito, and tho;;Friday  plate Avith the SaA'oyard ' filly, both  owned by Si. C. McCIeory. Tho race  for the autumn breeders foal i plate,  of 1000 sovereigns, for four-year-  olds, five furlongs, Avas won by lord  Melton, on which 'Martin, auothor  American jockey, had the mount.  C. P. R. Trainmen Satisfied,  C. P. R. conductors J. G. Irving  and Walter Lemoareturned yesterday from Calgary, where thoy havo  boon for several days attending  a session of the. goneral  grievance '  CERMANY'SPLANSAPPROVED  Ringleaders Must Suffer. - <  Berlin, September 21.���From allv  the news that has arrived here, it  seems that Germany's proposition is  finding a favorable reception among  the poAvers:   A foreign office official  said this :   "We hear from  Washington that no official expression  regarding   the   Gorman   note   lias  thus far been made, but that 'the  note has produced a favorable impression   there.     Several answers  have already been received, but no  information   about   thorn .can   be  given out now, except tho general  statement that the reception of the.  note has  been eA'ery where favorable.   I repeat that no persons in  authority at Washington have expressed disapprobation of tbe note."  Berlin, September 21.���The Gorman foreign office has received  replies from Italy, Austria and France,  agreeing, without reserve, to Germany's China proposal. - The Berliner Tagleblatt, in the course of an  inspired   article,    says:'    "Russia,  France and the United States have  not yet answered the German note.  ���The answers received Avill not be  published now, in order to avoid  the impression that they are intended" to   play   off   one   power  against the other.   France's formal  answer", althoughthe French opinions so far heard' from" are favorable,   will   depend upon Russia's,  which ifc is surmised, will be delayed.       ''  REBELS ARE DISFRANCHISED  By the Cape Assembly.  Cape Town, September 21.���In  the Cape house of assembly today,  the treason bill received, its third  reading by a vote of 40 against 37,  with"the clause in the third chapter  of the bill disfranchising convicted  rebels for five j'ears, which was  adopted by a .majority of ton on  September 10th. Tho houso rejected an amendment by Mr. Mol-  tene to the effect that the rank and  file should not be ' punished, but  should be called upon to give security for their future behaviour.  Japan is Stirred Up.  Yokohama, September 20.���The  country is'tremendously stirred up  by the discussion of Russia's propo-  sitionto-withdraw-from-Pekin.���Ifc  is not that Japan shares in the  least degree in the panic of. fear  Avhich seems to possess the west  when tho name of Russia is mentioned. There is not a trace of that  in the present attitude of visitation. It is only that having so recently entered into tho coramuuity  of the western powers this country  is conscious of the dignity and importance of her position as the first  of the oriental nations to enjoy tho  privilege, and it therefore most becomingly hesitates to take an attitude inimical to tho majority.  Plenty of Rain Now.  Cai.C'1'TTA, September 21.���The  extraordinary rain fall in northern  India has not ceased for four days.  Half the city of Calcutta is submerged. Many houses have collapsed. There has been very little  loss of life, although, as rain continues very heavy, there is considerable apprehension.  Date Set for Thanksgiving 7  Ottawa, September 21.���The  cabinet has decided that Thanksgiving day this year Avould be  Thursday, October 18th. Heretofore, it was held in November, but  this year an earlier dato has beon  selected, in response to requests  thafc this should bo done.  Does Not Want the Job,   '._,T  Boston, September 21.���The Journal announces that former governor  Roger Wolcott will not accept the  post of ambassador to Italy, tendered by president McKiniey. He  has notified the stato department  by cable from Europe and also by  letter.  And Checked Disorders.  . Washington, Septe_N?r 21.~An!r" ;f  official     communication,-\ coming'"'"!  through diplomatic channelsj^was;^  brought   to the attention of,''thV-jt?  state department today, giving in--, *?  formation as to the. conditions/in*?;;?;  the   Yang Tse Kiang valley, ahd,;^|  also    gi\'ing   detailed   and   fully-^  authenticated instances of atroei(ics7J>  in the piovince of Hunan, against Hi.  Christian missionaries: Theaccounfc^l;?  is given by one of. the^Ch'ristinn^  missionaries who escaped, and'; who'-^  makes , tho : report,' through.. llie* . ����  officials of the government, nowfor-v-'*3.  Avarding it to Washington.-  -In ono_..7*  case   it   is �� stated   a   missionary.    )f  had his eyes burned out, then a '%",  portion of his body was cut.off,.and   -"|  finally a red hot iron was driven 704.  through his back.   Sn another, caseA'M  a missionary was wrapped im cot-_ v?i.l  ton.   The cotton was soaked in:.oiI;^|f  and set on fire, and the mis8iouaryV.��|f|  was burned to death. "' ' ' f-; 7(> ��~S��\  Concerning   conditions   in \t\ie;��f|'l  Yang Tse Kiang Aralley the reporb^il  states that the viceroys there h*ftye��|||  exercised a most-' pacific inffueuce,i^|r  despite orders'to the"contrary frbm1.*';^  Pekin. - ' ' '''v"'Z"<t^'  St appears that the Pekin'"gov6rn\r,;||  ment-ordered the  viceroys-to iis-[,}j��  serable a large army and march- it'' .Tl  to the north", but as the viceroy's,'$\t  personally   were;, opposed .to'. the>7.:|  anti-foreign crusade,' the ordeiVwas'7^".F  not executed.. Instead of that:ohe-7v3'  of the'officials assembled ari-almy^siJpi  of    3000     undisciplined     coolies'; ^l  who marched" north, lis   a "foni_alf?\i3..  complaisance AA'ith orders., "This ae-;;^  tion of the Yang-Tse viceroys irrre-/---^'  sisting the Pekiu influence against",;_-/;-.  the foreigners is said to have- had;.V'^  an important effect in preventing a -;��?.  general spread of disorder.   '"'_  1-. _(-- ,<|I  Washington,   September' 2d.^r;:^|  The war department has receivedv..-i,��.  the following cablegram from -genr;"rc  eral   Chaffee:   -"Adjutant-gen'eral/jf^f  Washington:    'Ffekin,, ,���,' September*5^  10.���To avoidvjEurtherf eTOwding^ati|;*||  ��� Peking ha/ve had in mind a ?'Viivis-;??!*J  ion of my   force   between Pekin,-'.J'  Yang-tsun and  Tien-Tsin,  leaving-   '\  ono battalion  only   at  the- latter.T^.  place, because the ground is low, 7.-__  damp and unsuitable.    Other commanders haA'e  no instructions, butT'.  they assume that at least some  of .  their troops will  remain  in  Pekin,.-  during the Avinter.    I state" this"asf',  indicating what is to be ascertained' .  here, uot knowing, of course, theac-* -.  tion being taken by the powers and  _=  the United States.    Only one regi-*-.;'  ment of the Russian troops has retired toward Tien-Tsin. -   *".  Berlin,  September   21.���A dis-, -  patch received ,here from  Shang-.  Hai, under date of today, says that  the German warship Hertha,  with 7-  count   von   Waldersee,  the   commander-in-chief of the allied forces  in Chiua, on board, has  arrived at'  Woo Sung.   She Avill go to Kiao  Chin-tomorrow.       =            =   ""       "~  HOSPITAL ADDITION NEEDED;  To Meet Growing Requirements.  The directors of the general hospital haA'e concluded that an additional wing to the institution is imperative if the hospital is to meet  the demands upon it and retain its  reputation for efficienc}'. Steps  are to be taken at once to secure  the funds necessary and make  other arrangements iu connection.  Avith building.  The necessity for further accom-.  modation is so pressing that the.  nursing staff vacated their quarters  in tho building yesterday, and took  apartments at an adjacent private  residence. Their rooms in tho hospital will be utilized' for patients,  and this Avill increase the capacity  of the building up to thirty patients.  The great necessity is for ptivato  wards in Avhich patients who desire  special treatment may be placed.  This class of patronage is tho most  .remunerative, and an addition to  the building for private wards  would increase the earning power  of the hospital substantially.  At the hospital  yesterday, every  private   ward   was   occupied and'  only two beds in tlio general wards-  were vacant, tho total  number, of  patients being 24.  Death of Dr. Sayre.  New York, September 21.���Dr,  Lewis Albert Sayre, one of tho  famous surgeons of the United  States, died at his homo in this city  today.   He was 81 years old. ,,  , : ��� 7->:;���2i;i?Svi:?5_/1.��-*!S  ��� .'-":-; v:Jrv..- -^Avi';^Vi*i*____s>_  ���:'-_AiW*fea^_4#!fi___SSSMS_  i:'^M^\_^MmtMSM THE TEIBUNE:  IsTELSOK B. C SATURDAY SEPTEMBER  29  1900  TO SIOKANE  AND BEPUBLIC  Reduction in Long Distance Rates. Use the  Kootenay Lake Company's Lines.  OTHEB   BATES   PROPORTIONATELY   LOW.  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY.  ft  1  1  INCORPORATED 1670.  FALL  DRY  GOODS  We are busy  opening  up our fall stock  which  we will have  ready  for inspection  in a couple of days  See our  values of blouses  Sateen from $1.60 to $2  Cashmere from $3 to.$4.50  '    Silk from $6 to $8.  (Kite (Kvibxxm.  Tiik people of this constituency  \-^���wanta-fai t-'con tes Irbetween- candidates Galliher and MacNeill, representing as they do the parties that  will control tho government after  the election i.s over. The people do  not want to draw to a bob-tail  flush; they do not want to elect a  man to reprosent them that would  bo without a party, if he were elected. They believe that either of  the two candidates already named  aro so broad-minded and so independent that they will be fair with  all classes oC the people and with  all interests. The sensible Labor  men say that their interests would  not be advanced by making a contest at this time, as it would only  end in failure.  A     manufacturing    enterprise  was started in Nelson  a year, ago  that has now a reputation in every  mining camp in Kootenay. ���   It was  " started in . N'elson because   Nelson  was the only place at which cheap  water  power   could   be  obtained,  Cheap power will make Nelson .what  Spokane now is.    Are our people  willing to take the chances?  TiTE bonding of the Harris group  5n St. Mary's" district to Philip Corcoran will serve to bring the St.  Mary's district to the front. With  a prospect which commands'a.price  of .$125,000 in its undeveloped stage  j[tt the hands of & syndicate-wltl^  plenty of money the outlook for  the district is very bright.  "With dividond-paying mines in  (he near neighborhood and cheap  power for industrial enterprises,  Nelson should double in population  within two years.  Nelson" will be to -British Columbia what Hamilton is to Ontario, if  hor people are only willing to tako  chances and encourage manufacturing aiul industrial enterprises.  THE HARRIS GROUP BONDED  Payments Aggregate,$125,000.  Kuskonook, September 21.���An  important deal has been closed by  Philip Corcoran, representing senator Rums of San .Francisco and  other capitalists of San Francisco  and New York, for the purchase of  the Harris group of mines, situate  on White Fish creek in the St.  Mary's country. The consideration  is $125,000.  This group consists of twelve  claims, and tho showing of high  grade copper and gold ore is unsurpassed in the provinco. Mr. Corcoran  spent nearly the whole of the past  season looking over the principal  camps in both East and West Kootenay, and after a thorough inspection decided the Harris group to be  tho banner group of any in the  country. Ho thereupon opened  negotiations.with the owner, Mrs.  Jennie. E. .Harris of Kaslo, with the  result that the deal was closed here  yesterday, and papers relating to  same deposited in the Merchants  Bank of Halifax. Nelson.  There are nine claims on the one  vein, which averages about forty  feet in width, their values rnnning  as high as $400 to the ton in copper, gold and silver. A considerable  amount-of work. has been done on  the property by the original owners. A' tunnel 200 feet long has  been run in, following the vein,  from which a winze has been sunk  some GO feet.. The lead has also  been uncovered ,the entire length  of the group on the surface.  Mr. Corcoran leaves for the property tomorrow, with his engineer,  to decide upon plans for immediate  development. Bunk houses, ore  bins, blacksmith shops, etc., will be  erected at once. It is also his intention to install a compressor plant  at an early date. In consequence  of such a strong syndicate as the  ono which Mr. Corcoran represents,  becoming interested in this group,  the success of the White Fish Creek  camp is assured.  A strike of considerable, importance was made last week on the  "Diamond Joe" mineral claim situate on Goat mountain, about jtwo  "miles from the junction of the  Crow's Nest and Kootenay Aralley  railroads. Two feet of galena ore  has been uncovered, and the lucky  owner, A. 11. Finrow of Port Hill,  Idaho, is already making preparations for extension development,  lie expects to be shipping ore this  fall.  The  are driving a long crosscut tunnel  On their property on Goat creek.  Father Cocola, of St. Eugene mission, was in town today and reports  a stampede into the Perry creek  country, owing to the recent gold  strikes made in that locality.  William McLean was in. tho district last week appointing foremen  and laying out trail improvements.  MINING,   RECORDS.  Yesterday's mining records were:  Transfers, tho Royston, Nellie,  Barrio and Skene . Dow on the  north slope of Morning mountain,  and known as the Itoyston group,  by Henry Sturgeon to B. Mighton,  consideration $800.  Locations, the Eldorado on Nine-  mile creek by Ferguson Famshaw,  tho David Crockett on Tamarac  mountain by T. If. Botherhain, the  Rainy Day fractional on the summit of Wild Horse creek nine miles  from Ymir b3r Lewis Levy; the  Counterfeit 2h miles south of Ymir  by George Walker, the Grapevine  fractional on tho .summit of Hall,  Forty-nine and Rover creeks by A.  G. Lambert.  Certificates of work: To Arthur  Clomeht on the Golden Rod, to  John Philbert" ou tho Alamo, to  N.-N. Nottstead on the Trixy V.  fractional.  -uraw.-T1**  ���j^^k*^^^m^^^^em^$^m^m^^m^ *^&^��^^&&&&9^9^9^&&9^9^  and King  A.  HOTEL   ARRIVALS.  PI.ATII.-I.. XV. Hall, Fredericton; M  Brown, London, J_i_(j]ai.d; Thomas Billiard  T.ossland; Charles Dundee, Rosslawl; M. Mo-  llean ;iiul wii\\ I'hoeinx: AV. It. I'ool, licvcl-  slokc: N. K. Franklin. I_eat.li. Idaho: C. XV.  Greenlee, New Denver: XV. R. Mclnnes. Winnipeg: XV. R. Aliens, Toronto: II. Godsol, London,  England.  RCMK.���I'. 11. 1.almond, Montreal; H. T.  Tiller, Toronto; J. T. Fleutot, Kaslo; G. Petty  nnd wife, Three Forks; W. M. Petty and wife,  Plutman. Iowa; .1. McCarthy, Bonne, Idaho; IU.  Urady. Silvorlon: Henry Roy, Silverton; Hugh  B. fiilniore, Vancouver; It. ll. Henderson, Vie-  to���; Sanford.I.. Snider. Vancouver: .1. .1. McKay, Vancouver: O. 15. Reid, M. 1..- Tucker,  .Pnrrsboro Nova Scotia; T. A. < urlor, Montreal:  A. S. Goode\;e, Rossland; O. II.'Muster,'���Yniir;'  O. S. Wallis. KoKKland.   "  QUEEN'S.���D. S. McKechnie and wife, Slocan  City: H. J. Woodhoii'--e.A'ancorivcr: .1. II. Welch,  Indianapolis; C. H. McDowell. Indianapolis; W.  O. Kastoii. Grand Forks: W. W. Dovlc, Skyko-  mish, Wash ; S. 11. Glni-I.. Yniir; Mike Ryan,  Slocan City.    BUSINESS   MENTION.  Lost���A pocket book  containing  a Free Miner's License and other papers. Ret urn  to Vanstone'a drug store and lie rewarded.  For   sale���shot   gun,     12    boro,  nearly new, made hy Greener; ��100 cash' worth  ?200.   Apply box No. 10. Tribune office.   *  Nicely Furnished Rooms���cornor  Vernon and Cedar strccls.  For Rent���Well Furnished rooms,  bath, electric lights, hot air. Mrs. Ogilvie, north  sido, Carbonate street between Josephine and  AVard.  To rent���No. 298 Victoria street,  a six-roomed house, Apply to V. .1. Jlradloy  & Co.  Largo furnished rooms to let.  Apply Macdonald building, coiner of Josephino  and Vernon streets.  Hack'   calls left at   the   Pacific  Transfer barn on Vernon street. Telephone  call 35.  MF  ffl  to  to  to  to  to  iti  ��  xti  to  to  iti  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  w  &  CO  NEW FALL GOODS ARRIVING DAILY  LADIES' GOLF CAPES IN ALL THE LEADING PLAIDS  NEW DRESS MATERIAL SUITINGS IN ALL THE LATEST SHADES  FLANNEL AND CASHMERE BLOUSE WAISTS  DRESSING JACKETS, WOOL SHAWLS, UNDERSKIRTS, ETC.  LADIES' AND CHILDREN'S FALL AND WINTER JACKETS AND FELT HATS  IRVINE &.  CO.  ^.^'^'^^^^^A^AvSUSva__S_Sv2vS^A_^_&_5_5-S-3-5:^   ^J_t^.-J2:fl_:i:___L-___L*____:j��;____:____:^:^-____:____:-^-0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.^'^  m..0.0-0.0-0-0.0.0.0.0.0.099-09991919999999  ^^fr^^.T^.^^^ep^^SF^^^.^s^grsr.sr^sr.sr.ss.SC-  Wi  to  iti  to  iti  to  iti  to  iti  to  to  to  iti  iti  to  iti  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  iti  iti  J. E. ANNABLE, Manager.  ONLY TWO MORE NIGHTS AND A  SPEOTAL MATINEE  Saturday Afternoon  AT 2:30 O'CLOCK  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON  B.C.  MR. R. E. FRENCH  PRESENTS  Russell  & Drew's  Theatre Co.  Tonight  DUMAS ROMANTIC! PLAY  "MONTE CRISTO"  li. K.  rTIENC'T. AS MONTI. OlilS'i'O  CRATED.AND MINERAL WATERS. .  OlHORPE & CO., LIMITED.-Cornor Vernon'  ���*��� and Codar streots, Nelson, manufacturers  of- and wholesale dealers in teratcd waters and  fruit syrups. Solo agents for Halcyon Springs  .mineral water.   Telephono CO.  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.-  WF. TEETZEL & CO.-Corner Bakor and  ��� Josephine stroots, Nolson, wholesalo dcalors in as_ayei-8 supplios. Agents for Donver  Fire Clay Co. of Denver. Colorado.  CIGARS.  KOOTENAY CIGAR MANUFACTURING  CO���Cornor Raker and Hall streots, Nol  son, manufacturers of "Royal Seal" and "Koote  nay Bolle" brands of cigars. ���  COMMISSION  MERCHANTS.  TT J. EVANS & CO.-Bakor street? Nelson  ���*-*������   wholosalo    dealers   in   liquors,    cigars,  cement, fire briok and Aro clay, water pipe and  steel rails, and gonoral commission merchants.  ELECTRICAL  SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY & CONSTRUCTION COMPANY���A Vholes.ilo dealers in telephones, nnnnncintor... bell., batterio...  ll.-tnres, elc, Houston blook, Nelson.  FLOUR AND FEED.  BRACKMAN - KER .MILLING  ���Cereals, Flour,  Grain, Hay.  mixed cars shipped  lo all   "    '  COMPANY  Straight or  Kootonay  Points.  Grain elevators at all principal points on Calgary-  Edmonton R. R. Mills al. Viclorla, New West-  minster, and Edmonton. Alberta.  AND-AMATEUR  PHOTOGRAPHERS'  SUPPLIES OF  ALL KINDS.  Imperial   Mining  Company  SMOKE  ROYAL SEAL  AND  KOOTENAY BELLE  CIGARS  UNION MADE  l^ootenay Cigar Mfg. Go.  NELSON1. BRITISH OOLUMBI..  tyadden House  Baker and Ward  Stroets, Nelson  The only hotel In Nolson that.has remained  nnder one management since 1890.  The bed-rooms are well furnished and lighted  by electricity.  Tho bar is always stocked by the best dom 0-  tlo and imported liquors and olgars.   THOMAS MADDEN. Proprietor.  Kootenay   Coffee   Co.  NELSON, B. O.  ,   Coffee roasters and dealers in Tea and Coffee.  Offer fresh roasted coffoo of bead Quality as  follows 1  Java and Arabian Macha, per pound  Java and Mocha J.'lend, 3.pounda....  Fine Santos, 4 pouads   Santos Blendj 6 pounds  CANADA DK  & BOOK GO.  -NKLsoNrflror  f 10  1 00  100  100  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 pn hand at $25  per suit. All other lines at  low rates. None but Union  labor employed.  E. Skinner  Neelands' Building, Baker Strooh.   FRED J. SQUIRE, Managor.  ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT TAILOR.  OPPOSITE  THE  QUEEN'S   HOTEL.  Large stock of high-class imported goods. A  specialty of tho squaro shoulder���tho latest  fashion m coats.  POPULAR    PRICES  Mat inco prices 2."> and r>0 (tents  Aniroatograpfi  and Musical  Entertainment  A grand concert will bo hold at the Opera  House on Wednesday,. September L'lith, 1IKXI, in  aid of the Cienoinl Hospital..  TAYLOR  street.  FEED &. PRODUCE CO.-Baker  . Nelson (George V. Motion's old  stand), li-lour, Feed, Grain, Hay nnd Produce.  Car lots a specialty. Correspondence solicited.  Phono 20.  FRESH AND SALT HEATS.  p BURNS & CO.-Baker stroet, Nelson,  ���*��� ��� wholesale dealers In fresh and cured moats.  Cold storage  GROCERIES.  A MACDONALD & CO.-Corner Front and  ���**������ Hall streets, wholesalo -grocers and  .<obbors in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  mackinaws and miners' sundries."  ���TTOOTKNAY SUPPLY COMPANY, LIMI-  ��������*��� TED���Vernon streot, Nolson, wholosalo  grocers.   Paul's Famous  Animatograpl]  WILL DK  ���MOWN VOU TDK  IN CANADA.  FIRST  TIM 10  ANIMATED  PHOTOCRAPIfS  NAVAL,  -MILITARY.   COMIC.    SPORTING  AND   RI.AMATIC.  -Front street, Nelson,  iu   provisions,   oured  JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front street. Nelson, wholesalo grocers.  R. STKWART & CO.-Warchousos onC. P.  ���   R.  track, foot of Stanloy street.   Nelson,  wholesale dealors in. provisions, produce   and  fruits.   Cold storage   Agents Armour Sc Co.'s  bacon, hams, lard and other prod ucts.  JY. GRIFFIN & CO.  ���   wholesale   dealers  meats, butter and pgga.  HARDWARE AND. MINING SUPPLIES.,  H. BYERS Sc CO.���Cornor.Bakor and Josephine  ��� streets, Nelson, wholesalo doalors in hardware and mining supplies. Agentsfor Giant  Powder Co.      -   T AWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY���  i-i Baker St., Nolson, wholosale dealers in  hardware and mining supplios, and water and-  plumbers' supplies.  "  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS. :  rpURNER, BKETON & CO.-Cornor Vernon  -���*��� and Josephine stroets, Nelson, wholosale  doalers in liquors, cigars and dry goods. Agents  for Pabst Browing Co. of Milwaukee and Cal-  gary Brewing Co. of Calgary. ���-  . POWDER,. CAPS AND.rFUSE.   tTAMILTON POWDER COMPANY-Baker  ���*-'��� street, Nolson, manufacturers of dynamite,  sporting, stumping and black blasting powders,  wholesale dealers in caps and fuse, and olectrio  blasting apparatus.  (kelson 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 Hall and Front Streets  Factory Hall Street Crossing C. P. R. Track  Mills Hall Street Wharf  J.M.LUDWIC  Manufacturers of and  dealers in Harness, Pack  and Slock Saddles, Apara-  jocs. Collars, Bridles and  Whips.  Nelson Harness Shop  Hall Streot, Nelson.  C. W. West & Go.  COAL.!  AVOOD!  Hard Coal  Anthracite  $9.651 ftr"1***   $6.15  ' I Coal  DELIVEBED  AGICNTS IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY, Ltd.  No order can be accepted unless accompanied  bycasli. ,    Ofllce:   Cornnr of HaU  and Baker Streets.  TELEPHONE 33.  COSTELLO'S EXPRESS  AND TRANSFER  Raggagc and oxpross moved to any part of the  city"r-apecialattention-givoirto_heavy"toaming.~  Ofllce corner Victoria and Ward stroets.   Tele  phone 192.  W. A. COSTELLO. Manager.  A Large Selection of Transvaal  War Pictures, Including Scenes of  (���onoral Cronje on tlio march lo Canetown  under escort of City Imperial Volunteers.  .Arrival in London of Naval IJrigado from  Liulysmilli, cap.itin Lambloii leading.  Scenes on the Modder River.  Ti-iurnplinl entry inloRIoomfonlein, etc.,eto.  Mrs. Enfield has the finest nnd cheapest J.ng-  tho west.  Wednesday, Sept. 26th.  fieison Furniture  Coit]pany's Sale  TENP1.RS aro called for on Lhe stock of (he  above Company.  Sealed tender., addressed R. XV. Day, liquidator. Ncl-.on, and marked '��� Tenders for  r'urniturc Stock."  Tenders will bo opened at 12 noon, Thursday,  September _i Hi.  Highest or any lender not necessarily accepted.  Terms: 2o per cent cash, balance 1. 2, .1 and 4  months on approved security at 8 per cent.  List of stock to bo seen at R. XX. Day's offlce,  ovei Bank of Halifax.  R. W. DAY, Liquidator,  N'elson, B, C.  SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. McMANtra, Manager  SASH AND DOORS.  NELSON SAW AND PLANING MILLS,  LIMITBD-Corner Front and Hall streets,  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesalo dealers  in sash and door.; all kinds of factory work made  to ordor.   CIGARS.  COMPANY, LIMI-  TKD���Corner Front and Hall stroets, Nolson, wholosale doalers In wines (case and bulk,  and domestic aud Imported olgars..  W. REINHARD, M. D.  General Practice.  WINES AND  QAUFORNIA    WINE  SPECIALTY:   Eye,   Ear  and   Nose.  Ofllce:   Baker Street,  Telephono No. 14.  near   Fraternity Hall.  E P. Whalley, d.P.  NOTARY PUBLIC  Oflloe with C. W. Wost Be Co., cornor Hall and  Bakor stroets.  City ofllce of tho Nelson Sodawator Factory.  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Lethbridge Gait Goal  The best value for the money In the market  for all purposes.  THUMB casii     W. P. Tikknkv. General Agent  Telephone 117.    Offloe with C. D. J. Christie.  -A_._   BITSTEAD.  ESTATE   OF   JAMES   KELLY.  Tn tlio matter of the estato of .Tamos Ivolly, lale  of Iho City of Nelson, in the county of Kootenay,  province of B.iti.h- Columbia, livery stable  keeper, deceased.  Notice is heroby givon pursuant to the "Trustees and Executors _\ct" of tho Revised Statute*  of the Province of British Columbia,. 1807, Chap-  tor 1S7, 1h.it all creditors nnd othors having  claims against the estate of the said James Kelly,  who died on or about tho ISth day of October.  ISili), nro required, on or before tho 1st day of fc  veniber, WOO, to eend hy post prepaid or rtolivci  lo Messrs. Taylor & Hannington, of the City ol  Nelson, aforesaid, solicitor.: of Richard XV. Day,  of the City of Nelson aforosaid. the ndminta.la-  tor of the real and personal cttVcts of the said deceased, or to s.i id Richard W. Day, their Christian and surnames, addresses and descriptions,  tlio full particulars of their claims, tho state  inentof their accounts aud tho nature of the securities, if any, held by them.  " And further take notice that after such last,  mentioned date tho said administrator will proceed to distribute tho assets of tlio deceased  among tlio parties entitled thereto, having regard only to the claims which he sliall then havo  notice, and the said administrator will not bo  linblo for.the said assets or any part, thereof to -'  any person or persons of whose claims notico  shall not havo been received by him at the time  of such distribution.  TAYLOR Sc nANNINGTON,  Solicitors for Richard XV. Day, administrator  for James Kelly, deceased.  Dated ihe Hth day of August, 1000.  NOTICE. -  Contracting Palntors, Decorators, Paporhaiigore.  Full line of wall paper, mouldings, etxt,   ICalso-  mlning and Tinting.   Strictly flrst-olass  work.  Estimates furnished.  Rosideneo Mill Street,   MPT QOVT    R   p  Opposite School Houso   JNiiljOvlN, D, \j.  The matter of tho co-nartnership of ICelly &  Sleeper of Nelson, B. C, liverymen.  All persons having claims against tho co-partnership of Kelly & Uloopoi-abovo named or tho-  said livety stable business as carried on under  the name of Kelly & Steeper are requested to-  hand forthwith to Richard W. Day, their names,  and full particulars of their said claims.  TAYLOR & HANNINGTON.  Solicitors for Richard XV. Day, Administrator.  F. o  A  FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES.  NELSON LODGE. NO. 23, A. K. Sc A. M.  Meets seooud Wednesday In each month.  Sojourning brethren Invited.  KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS- Nelsou Loi  25, Knights of Pythias, meets in I.  Bal  ,ker and Kootenay Btreets, c.u.,  visitliicr Knights  e, No,  .O.K.  evory  Hall, corner  Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock.  cordially Invited to attend.   F. J. Bradloy. C. C,  J. A. Poquette, K. ef R. & S.  f__.uu���'~jBi__i\j. uiwuiiu.., .��.���������������...,.........   _w   I   ,   -,��� .   * JLT     ���    _:   .-  A     "---���,  Our Speoial Blond, e pounda  100 Ush and American hats over ottered in  Our Bloltoiiat, fl ptwmds _..;...__-. 100 I Nice ready-to-wear hats for!�� ccnte.  I    A fniai order nolloltind. Salesroom 3 doora east I  of Oddfellows blook. Wort Baker afcrw..- j  HALL BLOCK  NELSON.  Bar stocked with bost brands of wines, liquors,  and Cigars. Beer on draught. Largo comfortable rooms.   First-class tADle-board.  THE   CALEDONIAN  HOARD AND LODGTNG HOUSE.  OPPOSITE STEAM LAUNDRY.  Comer Viotoria and Kootetfay Btreets.  "   ~      " TELEPHONE NO. 35  P. O. Box ��>!>.  ARCHITECTS.  THWART &  CARRIE-Architects,    Rooms 7  ���*"*   and 8 Aberdeen block. Baker street, Nelson.  NELSON L. O. L., No. 1692, meets in I. O. O. F.  Hall, corner Baker and Kootenay stroets,  1st and 3rd Friday of oach month.   Visiting  brethern cordially invited.   R. Robinson, W. M.  COOD ACCOMMODATION.  REASONABLE RATES.  ENGINEERS.  PJHARLES PARKER���Mining and milling on-  }? glneer. Turner-Boeckh Block, Baker street,  .Nelson.   "  To   Mine  Managers  and  Ore - Shippers.  W. Pollow Harvey, F. C. S., assayer in charge  of tho provincial government assay office, will  act as shippers' representative at any Coast  smelter,, to.receive, weigh; samplo and check  pulps and to generally look after the interests of  the miners. Terms made on the basis of tonnage  for   particulars - to . him  at  handled.    Apply  Vancouver, B. p.  oach month.' Visitini  R,   W. Crawford, Recording-Seorotary.  NELSON _ERIE, Number 22, Fraternal Order  of Eagles, meots every second and fourth  Wednesday ineaoh inonth ��� in Fraternity. HalL  Visiting brethren welcome. W. Gosnell, Presl  donfa.   Charles ProsROr. Secretary.  TRADES   UNIONS.  NELSON MINERS' UNION NO. SC, W.   M.���Meets in miners' union rooms, northeast corner Victoria and Kootonay streets, every  Saturday evoning at 8 o'clock. Visiting members welcome M. R. Mowatt. President. .Tamo  Wilkes, Socretary. Union Scai.k ok- Wagks  fok Nklson DiSTiuc-r���Por shift, machine  men, $.'{._.): haminorsinon miners, ?:i.25; muckers,  carmen, uhovolors and other underground laborers, $3.00.  RADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.-The regu-  lar meetings of tho Nelson Trades and Labor  Council will bo hold in tho miners' union hnll,  cornor of Victoria and Kootenay streets, on the  first and third Thursday of each month, ab  7.30p.m. G. J. Thorpe,Prosidont. J.H.Matheson, Seoretary,  THE rogular meetings of the Carpenters' Union  are hold on  Wednesday evening of each  week, at 7 o'clock, in the Miners' Union hall cor- '  ner Victoria and Kootonay streets.   R.  Robinson, President.   James Colling, Secretary.  BARBERS' UNION.-Nelson Union, No. 106, of  the International Journeymen Barber's Union of America, meets overy first and third Mon ���  the International Journeymen Barber's Un-  of America, meets overy first and third Mon ���  day of each month In Miner's Union Hall, corner  of Victoria and Kootenay streets.  sharp.    Visiting  attend.  villo, Secretary.  ng  attend.  J. II. Matheson, President.  _--.~.__..,  _,_.���������, at 8:30 p.m.  brothers cordially invited  W.S.  to  Bel-  St. JOSEPH'S SCHOOL  NELSON, B. C.  - A boarding and day school conducted by tho  Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. It is situated at  the corner of Mill and Josephino streets in one of  the best residential portions of Nelson, and is  easily accessible from all parts of the city.  The course of study includes the fundamental  and higher branches of thorough English ~_uca-  tion: Business course���bookkeeping, stenography and typewriting, Soience course���music;  vocal and Instrumental, drawing, eto. Plain art  and needlework, etc.  Next term commences September 3rd.  JFor terms and particulars Apply to, tbe Slater  Superior.:.  ���DRICKLAYERS AND  MASONS'  UNION.  if The Bricklayers and Masons' International  Union No. 3 of Nelson meets second ��� and -fourth  Tuesdays in each month at Miners Union hall.  J. XV. Etcher, president; Joseph Clark, recording  lding secretary.   ���     Pro  meets in-  and correspond  T ABORERS' UNION.-Nelson Laborers'  i-1   tcotive Union, No. 8121, A. F. of L., mei  Fraternity Hall, Oddfellow's block, corner of Ba-  Kootenay stroet  sharp. Visiting   can Federation cordially invited to attend. A. XV,  ker and Kootenay stroets, every.Monday evening  "theAmeri-  at 7:30 p.m. sharp. Visiting members of th  can Federation cordially invited to atti  McFee. President; Percy Shackelton, Secretary.  ELSON PAINTERS' UNION-The  rogular  is held  "NT  i_*�� meeting of the  Painters'  Union __    the first and third Fridays in each month at Mli.  ers' Union hall at 7:30 sharp. T. O. Skatbo, Prosi-  dent; Will J. Hatch. Secretary. .  pLA8TERERS' UNION���The O. P. I. A. No.  ���*���    172, meots every Monday ovening in  tho  Elliot block, corner Baker and Stanley streets, all.  8o'clock.  J. D. Moyer, president; Donald Mo  Lean, secretary]  Hi;  ������pr?=*KteVfe&;.fc��^ :-^_z,s_. �����-�����  THE TRl^OTl: JSTELSQ^ & 0. SATURDAY; SEPTEMBER 22, 1900  WB^"'^  rv_.f.l^K^��JJWJt,.fg;  \tf  Hi  xli  Hi  - ____*_______  . ���1��_r>>_h. ���"^���^^'^_ ���>�����. ���^k��1  .0p ..^_m .0_w . __m* .___. . ___* ..-__m_w.. _  ���^_r* >___ ��^_r. "^b_. ��� ��__��� ^___. ��^_?�� ���>  ��� ___9l #_^___ ������  0K_*0k\^'*  ��__0 . ___*' .  00-00-^-t_0-_\\f  tit  Xii  iii  tii  tii  iii  tit  Xit  Xii  ��,xi*  ^tii  tii  Xit  tii  iii  tii  tii  xa  xa  til  xa  xa  xa  tit  xa  tii  m  ia  tii  vtt.  Wi  tii  tii  tii  tii  tii  tii  tii  tii  tii  _ *.^9. * ^^ ^_____S *,^_______i t___Z_9i *____!__9i 1___!______^ *________9i *  ��� _____$ ��� __m__f ��� __m__4 ��� __\__f ��� ___%_1 ��� _____$ ��� ____f ��� ^^0 ���  * ^* ��� ^^ * ^* * ^^ * ^��^ ��� ^^ ��� ^< *"^^ ��� ^B-_r*'^^ *'^^_r*-sr* ^?* ^k* ^5* ^k* 5?  til  ���ym  tii  ���y:'tit  til  tii  xa  xa,  xa  xa  tii:  xa  Xti?  xa  xa  Xti  xa  xa  &  Xti  xti  ��� M  iti  tii  tii  iW  '��� 5,'* I  '--fill  ��� .-_t-?r  -.ri i  ' ~Ot> 1  ym  im  ml  ���%i  . -?. i  BANK OP MONTREAL  CAPITAL, all paid up....$12,000,000.00  .REST    7.000.000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80  [Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  I Hon. Georgo A. Drummond" Vice-President  f K. S. Clouston ; General Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenay Stroots.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branches In London (England) Nkw Yohk,  I Chicago, and all the principal cities in Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  | Transfers.  Grant Commercial and. Travelers' Credits,  (available in any part of the world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Eto.  [Saving's Bank Branch  CURRENT RATI. OP INTKRKBT PAID.  IMINING IN JOHANNESBURG  The Outlook is Cheerful.  The Daily   Graphic's   cori-espon-  jflent at Pretoria says:  The situation at. Johannesburg,  [especially   with   reference   to the  [mining industry, attracts increas-  Jing attention.   These mines, which  [have reached tin producing state,  ���will  be able to start crushing, on  lore that has already been developed, as soon as a moderate num-  [ber of workers come back, as it will  jbe possible effectively to supply the  Icrushing mills without a full  com-  Iplement of men.    Development on  Jnlieso mines will  probably  be. decayed for some three months later  bhan that, but this will not inter-  Ifere with running /them generally  lis mills, mines and machinery are  Jill in good condition.  TPnniping is now going on at the  lines which have most water in  |}hem, and it is'thought that all will  .e emptied in. about three months,  in one important mine there are  L 500 feet of water.  The new producing mines will  fiave to wait longer than the others  fief ore work is commenced on them.  The labor which might now-be.  muployed upon the producing mines  ts for the time being divided from  (libera and being.used upon the cou-  Htriiction of the new Springs, Rand  Ifc Vereeniging railway. Eleven  thousand Kaffirs are at the present  Itnoment employed on the new rail-  Iway, and it is thought, only fair to  THE BANK OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and  Letters of Credit on Skaguay, U. S.,  Atlin, B. C, and Dawson City, N. W. T.  give the producing mines the first  available supply of labor.  Colonel Girouard, director of the  railways, has suggested that the  various mining bodies should combine to spend . ��500,000 upon rolling stock for the jjiirpose of running  -the-new-railvvay���The-mines"which~  have adopted this suggestion intend to glace orders at  once for 300 trucks and 15 engines.  The question of rolling stock will  become vital in the event of the  enemy destroying the 8000 trucks  and 200 engines which aro now  massed at Selati, a great part of  which belong to the Free State  and Colonial Railway. To replace  these- would' take eighteen months,  and this would mean that half the  population woukl be. kept back indefinitely, as it! would be impossible  to work the mines fully Avithout  supplies and coal, nor could the  population be supplied with the  means of living. The ordinary coal  consumption o.{ the Rand, is 115,000  tons per month.   -  The white population of the Rand  at present is estimated at 80,000,  two-thirds of whom are foreigners.  The native population is about the  same as at ordinary times, some  120,000. About 00,00.0 British subjects are away.  The imperial government is at  present paying native workmen at  the rate of thirty shillings per  month; the mines are paying them  the same, as compared with sixty  shillings per month before the war.  It is suggested that the na tive  labor departments should be reconstructed under government control,  aud that shelters should be established and traveling facilities under  special government protection  offered, in order to induce the east  coast and other natives to return  to the Rand.  . The establishment of anew civil  government is strongly desired in  order that these important pt-ob-i  Imperial Bank of Canada  HKAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital Authorized $2,500,000  Capital Paid up $2,458,603  Rest ._ $1,700,000  D. R. Wilkie, General Manager.  E. Hay, Inspector,  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Bakor Street  J. M. LAY, Manager.  lems may be studied, and arrangements made so that there may be  no unnecessary delay to the return  of the expelled British subjects,  who are now in the coast towns and  beginning to suffer from the prolonged absence from their employ-  ments"      " "  A revenue office has been opened  at Johannesburg for the collection  of claim and other licenses now due-  There is a strong feeling that  licenses protecting non-producing  claims should: be remitted for the  period of the war. Many holders  of these claims are fighting in the  ranks of the various colonial corps.  It is also felt that in future prospecting licenses should ^e granted  at greatly reduced rates, and the  country thus thrown open to tho  prospecting enterprise of new and  old settlers. The revenue, it is  argued, should be obtained from a  fair share of the results, as is done  in other mining countries, and hot  by preliminary taxation as heretofore.      .  "  WHOLESALE TRADE IS GOOD  And Future is Bright.  The Nelsou wholesalers report an  excellent week's business for the  period closing today. In most quarters a gradual improvement is  noticeable and the wholesalers look  for a steady increase in business.  Yesterday's shipments were:  Thorpe & Co., mineral and aerated  waters.���RossLaud and Ymir.  John Cholditch & Co., wholesale  grocers.���Kaslo, Slocan. New Denver, Moyie, Ymir, Arrowhead, Ferguson, Trail, Rossland, Silverton,  Sandon, Erie and Lardo.  Nelson Saw & Planing Mills, Ltd.,  sash and doors.���Lemon Creek and  Cranbrook, Sandou, Silverton, New  Denver,    Rosebery,   Hall    Siding,  Moyie, Robson. Ymir and Cascade.  F. Starkey & Co., commission  merchants. ��� Sandon, .Rossland,  Revelstoke, Lemon "Creek, Rock  Creek, ' Slocan City, Silverton,  .Thompson's Landing and New Denver.  Turner,    l.neton   <fc Co.,   liquors  and dry goods.���Greenwood, Eholt,  Cascade, Pilot Bay, Slocan Junction,  ���Ainsworth, Slocan City,  Silverton,  Erie, Robson and Ymir.  Kootenay Supply Co., Ltd., wholesale  grocers.���Procter, "Ainsworth,  Porto Rico, Kaslo, Moyie,  Kimber-'  ley, Kitchener, Robson, Cranbrook,  Sanca and Eholt.  J. Y. Griffin & Co., provisions and  produce.���Lake Points,  New  Den-  _ver,_Pilot-Bay,-Fornie,-^rmir-and-  Erie.  Brackman <fc Ker Milling Company, Limited, /lour and feed.���  Silvertonj Pilot Bay, Kaslo, Erie,  Creston, Lake Points and Molly  Gibson Landing.  A. Macdonald & Co., wholesale  grocers.���Robson, Erie, Slocan Junction, Sandon, Kaslo, Ainsworth,  Coryell, Crawford Bay, Slocan City,  Ferguson, Waneta, Moyie, Creston,  Lemon Creek and Trail.  Kootenay Electric Supply &, Construction Company.���Moyie, Kaslo,  Cranbrook, Ymir, Grand Forks,  Greenwood and Slocan City.  H. J. Evans & Co., commission  merchants.���Slocan City, Silverton,  New Denver, Sandon, Ymir, and  Enterprise Landing.  The Two Candidates.  Greenwood -Times.  The fact that candidates arc  being nominated in the -different  constituencies throughout the Dominion and that the leaders of both  parties are on the stump indicate  that the country is in the throes of  an election campaign no matter  how long election day may be deferred, o It was , at first thought  that the elections would, be held iu  October, but tho wiseacres have  now chosen January as the month  when people will decide whether to  continue the present government or  not. In this district the fight will  bo made under peculiarly satisfactory conditions. Tho conventions by choosing Messrs. Galliher  and MacNeill have given the lie to  the statement that a candidate  must be possessed of great wealth  in   order to run in this   district.  Both candidates start in the running  on an even footing so far as -tin y  themselves" are concerned. They  are not wealthy men, both - are  lawyers and both are possessed of  ability. Both candidates are piacj  tically unknown outsido the cities  in whicli they reside and have  had no parliamentary experience.  The prejudice in favor of a local  man in Rossland will ,be offset ,by a  similar prejudice in-favor of-the  Nelson man. The fight will be  fought as it should be fought on  the merits and records of the two  great parties in this country and  not on personal grounds. [7nd< r  these circumstances the battle in  Yale-Cariboo district should be  fought���wi thout^"th"e unpleasant"  personal conflicts that usually mar  the pleasures of election campaigns.  Contractors and Builders  WILL DO WEIiL TO  Buy Their Lumber  CO. Buchanan's  A largo fltock of llrst-class dry material on  hand, also a full line of uash, doors, mouldings,  turned work, eto.  Factory Work a Specialty  Yard i   Foot of Hendryx. street, Nelson  Telephone, I  ai John Rae, Agent  &_Tzr_-__n_________u___tixizi__jj_____i_i_ii__i___  JUST   ARRIVED  A Car Load of  Allen's Apple Cider.  THORPE & CO.  !  I _ i -,.: 11 n ��� i r _ ��� ��� n j n i m , ������., i,., i. ii i n 111111 m m ���  A FULL LINE OF  Front. Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring  local and coast.  Newel Posts  Stair Bail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and   Qrei  -Lumber���  at all kinds.  W WHAT YOU WAKT IS NOT IN BTOCK  WE WIU. MAKE IT FOR YOU  CALL AND GAT PRICE8.  J. A. Sayward  IIAI.L AND LAKE BTBKKTB. NBtflON  Porta Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  CORNER OF  __  IIKNDEYX AND VfiBNON STREETS-  AMERICAN  AMD  EUROPEAN  PLANS  MEALSS   25    CENTS  ROOMS LIGHTKD BY ELECTRICITY  "AND HEATED BY 8TEAJH  __ CENTS TO fl  321 to 331.Baker Street, Nelson.  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-l mite  Pine Lumber Always in  Stock,.  i     \Yo  cari*if �� complete,.stock of  \ Coast Flooring, Ceiling* lijside Finish, Turned "* Fork, Sash arid Doors.  Special order woi.k will receive  prompt atteat ion. '   \  R. REISTERER & CO.  BHEWKR0 AND DOTTUtRS OF  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  %?^_V25X..    Br-***" ��t JMm  Porto Rico Limber Co, Ltd.  ^DT~^HaRPFT  BLACKSMrfTHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  WBOon wp��lrtojrP��l,nPtf��r���.���tfcjnto* to br ��  firn.-oIWi wn����lwrictat.  3p.ectal attsntton firSS^jfiJS^i?^1'"  tat and rastom ��erk from ��__��� WW*  i  Large oon.fort_.ble bedroom- and flrefc-claaa  dining-room. Sample rooms for ootameretal men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  Urs. iC. Clarke, Prop.  I_ATK OS" THK ROYAt nOTKL, CALGARY  EVERY   DAY  AT  THB  BIG   SCHOONER  Boer or Half-and-half onlj  FRESH  COOL  The only 8 x>d Boer In Nelsou  E. J. CUBRAN, Prop.  '   Corner Stanley and Silica Streeta.  DISSOLUTION  OF  PABTNEBSHIF.  Notice is hereby given that the partnership  hcrotoforo cxlstiiig between Edward C. Cordingly and- A. XV. Purdy, carrying on humncBs as  Frirnlturo Dealers, in tho City, of Nelson, under  tho name, style and firm of the Nelson Furniture  Company, has this day been dissolved by mul ual  consent. Rloliard AV. Day of Nolson, B. C, accountant, has been'appointed receive.1 to wina  up the aflf_irs of.tho firm, to whom all account,  due Uio Arm must be paid, and all claims against  tho Arm-should be sent. ' ' _..v___,~._.��._.  Witness: E. C. CORDINGLY  W. A: QALLlHER. A, W. PURDY.  Dated this: first day of August, A. D, 1900, atl  the City o-NeU��i.  ^BBmS&&MMrt^i&m THE TETBTJNE: "NELSON, B. C, SATURDAT SEPTEMBER 22 1900  If:  Ik  Is..  fe.  Si  Ili'  I1*!  I  Ml  IP '���  \  i  :  17  I:  Queen Victoria. Chocolates  m^t^H^^mmamm^_mm_*_m_m_mm_m_m____w_um________m___mm____w___m__^m^  TZHZIE   BEST   OIsf^THIE   MAEKET  SOLD   OlSTLTT  33 _T  3?xjo? Trap iisr ss ____stid  GO   CB3STO?   BOXE^  "W. F. Teetzel & Co.  CORNER BAKER AND JOSEPHINE STREETS.  Ho!-For Fall Clothing - Ho!  See our celebrated Fit Reform Clothing, also our magnificent lines of fancy vests. The very latest in style  and   pattern.   Our   stock   is   complete   in  all   lines.  The  Nelson  Clothing Bouse  _I7 AND 21fl RAKKR STRKKT. NKI.SOV.  ��� a. VS. S> & ^ Si S ^ ^a  Established in Nelson���1890  OUR  WINDOW  FOR  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  Cut Glass and  Manicure Sets  11V BUVI.VC  DIRH'.i'T FIIOJI Till.  JIANHFAOrURMK  1 AM  NOW A Ul. 10 TO  SI-XI.  ID  PKII CENT  CIIRAI'KR  THAN'   f.AST  YEAR  CALL AND INSPECT OUR GOODS  ffl  THE JEWELER  ffl NELSON  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  Jacob Dover  Our Watch ancl Jewelry department have  no epual in the Kootenays  Mail orders receive our prompt attention  C. P. R. Watch Inspector  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  iti  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ffl  to  to  to JACOB  DOVER'S, "THE  JEWELER" to  Wi Mr  ^_____g.,g,g.i{g.,frg."T-,-.'-^'-S ___���___"__-__-'___"_*"__[��� ___���___"___-___'__?�����  ���25*V'^-^-^'.*k.~-~.-0- 0-0-0 ^'���<C.C.Jl.^.��i..*.^,.<C.>5-��.Si"  THE LATEST  THE LATEST  IN   CANNED   MEATS   IS  v"_E-A.:r__. n_-.o_A._e1  ITS  DELICIOUS.   TRY  IT.  outsiders Avho will probably enter  for the shoot is Fleming oC Vancouver, who shot among the first  half do/.en Canadians at Bisley this  year.  T. G. Procter has sold lots 11 and  12 in block-70 to Hyde .'Maker, tho  consideration being $2(500. The  property is ou Lake street near  Park street.  The gun club's weekly button  slioot took place at the traps last  night. Dr. Rail captured the gold  trophy witli a score of 13, George  Steele carried off the silver trophy  with 12, and Alex: Carrie took the  bronze decoration with 11 birds.  The low scores a,re accounted for  by the fact that the light became  poor "before the match was half over.  The Cranbrook Klectric Company  is putting in a 000 10-candlo power  lamp-system, the transformers and  iiiatei.nl for which are being supplied by the Kootonay Electric  Supply & Construction Co. The  plant will be operated by steam  and is to be running in a month.  A. S. Goodeve, mayor of Itossland, is at the Hume.  II. Si. Gilmour, M. V. P. or Vancouver, is in Nelson taking a look  at the road-making plant he sold  the city last spriug.  .lames W. Grant has about completed the cottage which he is  building on Cedar streot for Peter  McDonald. This will be the fifth  residence whicli Mr. Grant has  finished this season.  Tlio Xelson Saw & Planing Mills  is shipping a quantity of lumber to  Lemon creek to be used in the construction of the flume to the Chapleau mine.  SKND   US  YOUIl  01lDl.lt  FOK   FRUIT AN'D   FRUIT JARS.  THE WESTERN MERCANTILE COMPANY, Ltd.  Bakep Street. GROCERS. Nelson, B. C  '��*  J IBTT"Y"  HUME ADDITION  LOTS  GAMBLE & O'REILLY, Agents  m  W  &  OUR   FILTERS I  ART.   FILTERS I  IT COSTS BUT ONE CENT  OUR CLOSKSTS  ARK NOISELESS  To drop us a post civil that wo may rail anil fjivo osti_ia.es.   It wivob many dollars.  Novev   have any plumbing done until  you  havo scon  our goods and  our prlooH.  OPPOSITE  I'OSTOKFIOTC.  STRACHAN BROTHERS, Plumbers.  GITY LOCAL HEWS  " Rev. G. J. 0. White is to preach  at both services in the Baptist  church tomorrow.  Alfred   Parr,   secretary   of   the  Ymir Miners' 'Union,   writes The  Tribune, under date.-of'.yesterday,  to contradict tho statement that a  communication had been sent from  the   Ymir   Miners'   Union   to tho  Trades and Labor Council of Nolson  favoring the .Rossland scheme  of  ������"bringing--out   a   labor   candidate,  jSro such communication was sent.  The French Dramatic' Company  presented "Monte Cristo'' last night  '.and pleased a large^audicnce. Tho  "bill for this afternoon's matineo is  '".Tt'ist Before Dawn," which' made a.  Jhit on Wednesday night.    Tonight  "The Cheerful Liar," a farce comedy  will be given.  Dr. Hall .and Alex Carrio returned  yesterday from a ploasant trip to  the Slocan .divide. They brought  back a nice bag of bine grouse and  killed two well  grown  bears,  tho  I pelts of which will  bo brought to  ! the city in a day or two.  Rev. Robert Frew is expected to  arrivo in Nolson next week. He  sailed from Liverpool by tho steamship Corinthian on the <��th instant,  and is to stop in 'Winnipeg a fow  days en route west. While in  Winnipeg Mr. Frew will be tho  guest of professor Hart at Maui- j  toba college.  A now target is being constructed  at the rifle ranges for the approaching animal" matches.   Among  the  Canadian News Briefs.  W. W. Moore, of the department  of agriculture, Ottawa, left a fow  days ago for Cape Town, South  Africa, for the purpose of developing trade in the interests of the department, lie will be absent until  the last of January.  During August tho sales of .lauds  by tho Manitoba government  amounted to _019 acres, i'or which  tho sum of $1 l,S5G was realized, in  comparison with 1700 acres sold for  $57.58 during tho corresponding  month last year.  ������ A fine How of natural gas has  been struck on a farm near IVynden,  in the vicinity of Brantford.  It is given out that the locomotive  works are to be removed from  Kingston to some place across tho  line, the cause being said to be the  giving of contracts by the Canadian  Estate of Henry /\. Gervan  hi llio nmltor of tho estate of Henry .A.Oiorvan,  lato of Iho City of Xelson in Ihc province of  British Columbia, deceased.  Xotice i.-i herohy Kiven pursuant lo the "Trustees and Kvenu tors Act" of 111'! revised statu I cs  of .the I'rovioo of Rritish Columbia, 1SD7. Cap  IS", thai all ercrlilorK and nthorn having claims  against lhe estate of the said Henry A.fJcrvan,  who died on or about Ihc 2!.th day of March,  1000. to send by post prepaid, nrdclivorto_._es.srs.  liullihcr & Wilson, of iho said City of Nelson,  solicitors for Thomas .1. ..IcC'aiumon, the ndmin-  J..trator_of-tliO-personnLe_tate ..ncLei_'eets_o__.thc_  said deceased, or to the said Thomas .1. MoCnm-  mon of tho City of Nelson nforefaid, (heir christian and surnames, address, ft and description-",  t he full pirticultirs of their claims, the statement  of their accounts and the nature of the seo'iri-  ties, if nnv. held hy them, on or before the 20th  day of October, l!KK>.  And further lake notice that after such last  mentioned date the said administrator will proceed to distribute Iho assets of tho deceased  Hilling tlio parties entitled thereto, having regard only lo the claims which ho shall then havo  notico, and tho said administrator will not. bo  liable for the said assets or any part thereof to  any person or persons of whoso claims notico  sliall not. havo been received by him at the lime  of such distribution,  CALLTHKR & WIT.SOV,  Solicitors for Thomas. .1. McCnmnion.'artminis-  tator for Henry A. Gervan, doceased.  Dated this 2nth day of Soptember, 1000.  The Athabasca Gold Mine  Limited  One Shilling Fer Share Dividend.  Ni:i.sn.\. II. 0.. Scplembnr 20, WOO.���The iliroo  toi's of this company have declared a dividend of  one shilling per sharo, or llvo por cent on tho  capital stock of tho company, payablo on the (lrst  of Oetobur proximo. Under Iho sebonio of reconstruction lately carried out, the second call  nf ono shilling per sharo (originally fixed for tho  18th of September and subsequently postponed)  is due on October I8th proximo, fu the case of  tho Canadian shareholders, and in order to save  them unnecessary Iron bio, tho following plan  will bo adopted: On all shares on which only the  (lrjLcn.ll has been paid the receipt for the second  call will bo sent to tho owners of tho sharos as  registered in tho company's books as soon after  tho llrst. of October as possible, on all shares on  which two,.(or tliroo) calls have been paid the  dividend will be paid bv bank cheek lo tho registered owners of such shares.  K. NKLSON FEU., Manager.  NOTICE  OF  MEETING.  A special genoral mi'etlng of the ICootenny  I,al:e lloncrii. Hospital Sucioty will be held at the  ollice of Iho seerotnry: room ">, Turncr-liocrldi  building, on Tuesday, November 13th, ul. X o. in.,  to take tin; necessary action for sccurin? u  chauico of Iho name of tin; .said society to tho Nelson (ienoral lloioiital Society.  V W. HWANNiai.. Secretary.  notice!  Notice I.s hereby givon of Iho intention of the  Kootenav Lake (Jenenil Hospital Socioty to  apply to Iho llcutoant-govornor-iu.eouncll for an  order changing tlio name of tlio mild society lo  The Nrl��n General Hospital Society.  government to American firms.  The difficulty between the Toronto Street Railway Company and  its employees in reference to the  rate of wages has been settled. The  offer of president Mackenzie, which  was made to the committee'.of employees at the conference was con  sidered and accepted. The increase  of wages will probably mean an  increased outlay to the company of  $25,000 a year.  William Cook, a farmer of Osna-  bruck township near Cornwall, was  found guilty of highway robbery,  and sentenced by judge O'Reilly to  three years in Kingston penitentiary. Cook held up a school teacher  on a lonely road and robbed her of  her purse, containing $5, His counsel endeavored to establish an alibi,  but failed.  IN   THE   COURTS.  The supreme court of Rritish Columbia has sustained the appeal  from the decision of the chief justice  in .Merchants Rank of Halifax vs  T. Ward, by which the defendant  was granted an extension of "time  to appeal to the supreme court of  Canada. TnppoiV'I'oters fc Cilmore  appeared for the appellants. Elliott  & Lennie, contra.  Tlio appeal from the decision of  'justice Martin dismissing tho suit  of Davenport vs .Tones, an action  on a foreign judgment, has been  upheld by tho supreme court of the  province and the decision  reversed.  List of Murdered Missionaries.  Washington, September 20.���  The state department has received  the following telegram from the  consul-general at Shang-Hai:  "Killed to date���Rev. and Mrs. Sil-  cox and three children; Dr. and  Mrs. Hodge, Dr. Taylor, Rev. Pol-  kin,' Aliss fioiillJ^Morrill," at Pao  Ting Ku; Miss Desmon, .Manchester,  at Ku Chau ; Misses h'ice, Huston,  at Lu Cheng ; Rev. and Mrs. Clay.  Rev. Cl. J'_. Williams, Rev. Davis,  Miss Bird Partridge, at Taiku;  Rev and Mrs. Water nt Fou Chen ;  Rev. and Mrs. Price and child, at  Fen Chow Fu.  May Demand an Explanation. .  New Yohk, September 21���The  Standard, commenting upon tho  statement that president Kruger  has accepted an offer of the Dutch,  government to convey him to Eu>  ropo in a warship, says the Tribune's .London'correspondent, says  that England has a right to expect  that a cotintry'l'still diplomatically  friendly shall not display officious  and effusive 'patronage of anenciny  of England. Ry adopting that line  it makes itself half partisan and  renders it liable to be called upon  for explanation.  Returns on Two Friends Ore,  S.loean Drill.  The returns- haye been received  from the shipment of made by the  Two Friends last week, and the  figures are highly oncouragirtg. A  fraction less than 40,000 pounds was  sent to Nelson/the sampling going  a trifle higher than  100 ounces in  T.H.BROWN  JEWELER.  FLATWARE  We carry, knjves, forks and  spoons manufactured by Wm.  Rodgers, and also the 1847  Rodgers Bros.  Calland see a full line of  Louis XV patterns in sterling  T.H. BROWN  STANLEY PIANOS  178 Baker Street.   - Nelson, 33. C,  ESTABLISHED 1892  H.   BYERS   &   CO.  ESTABLISHED 1892  HARDWARE  Garden, Mill, Steam and  Suction  Hose.  Crucible   Cast   Steel   Wire  Rope  5-16 to 1-in. in  stock.  Leather and  Rubber Belting.  Sheet, Square and Round Rubber  "   Flax, and Garlock Packing  Pipe Fittings, Brass Goods, Rails  silver and .'{:> per cent lead. The  total amount of money deposited in  tho bank by the smelter fomtho ore  was $1020.01'., a not return of $100  to tho ton. l\y tho completion of  the Arlington wagon road, the cost  of hauling down the Two Friends  ore has been reduced one half, and  were tho road continued IA miles  farther to the mine, this figure  would again be lessened.  Black and Galvanized Sheet Iron  Soft Steel Plates  1-8, 3-16 and 1-4 x 72, 96 and 120  Agents���Truax Oro Care/Giant Powdor, and Metropolitan Fuse, etc.  H. BYERS & CO.  NKLSON  KASLO  SANDON  Prohibition in Maine.  Montreal Onstcllo.  The declaration of the Portland  hotelkcepers that they will close  tlieir houses altogether if tho newly  elected prohibition sheriff insists on  the observance of the liquor law  is as clear testimony as could  bo desired to tho fact that  even in Maine prohibition  does not prohibit. Portland really  has an irregular license system with  all the disadvantages of irregularity  aiul hypocrisy, and the fact has  been very commonly, known I'or a  long time, but it has never before  been so openly acknowledged.  GENUINE BARGAINS  ���"^~"���^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^������������^����������������������i^***��M_*_B_________(_iM������M��nB^M(^^^^BaM^BBd���^^,^^^^^^^^p^^lj  Iii all Lines of Fishing Tackle, Guns,  Rifles and Ammunition   .   .   _   .  D. J. Dewar, J. P.  Notary Public���Conveyancer.  FOR SALE.  Six loK corner Hull aiwl Ohsorvnlory street-!,  I'nciiUT "io hike, Will sell in block or separately, SiirtO each, Tlio>;c aie j;i>n<l loUs and  Rood value.  l-'ivo-rooni cottage, full ]iliiinbiiiK--nc\v linuse,  on Mines road, near .Stanley slrcct. $l.V,il,  easy terms. -'  I,argo well furnished house on Carbonate slrec.  S-ilOO, easy terms.  flood-house and lol. in lliime .Addition. $_fii)  cash.   Unliinco ��_"> per month.  Lot, flOx li!0. .Mill ft reel., f.icinpr la!..., ?2."0  Lor.fiO.vlBl, corner Hull and Vernon, $."i.'>0(l.  List your properly wilh  nic- I'or prompt  pay  sales.    JTndden'niofik      D.-J.   DEWAR  TO-LET  FURNISHED  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  _ ^���S_:frg:^.,g.,g.'g.g.-g.'g:___l. _a_________________fc_s______s___-S  ffl  ffl  to  to  iti  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  w  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  iti  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ffl  ffl  ffl  w  Our Wagon  Is busy all day and evory  day making prompt deliveries of good groceries to wise  people. Do you buy here?  If you have not been doing  c  so here are a few things  that will tempt you to our  doors, or to your telephono, and will help you in preparing  breakfast. Grapo Nuts, C.ermia, Kalston's .Ureakfast Kood,  Self Rising 'Buckwheat h'lour. Shredded Whole Wheat biscuits  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  Telephone 10 185 Bakep Street  ^y-Va-"^^-^-.^--^-^^--^-^-^ '0-0-0-0'0.0t0.0.0.^.m'._*i_i_\  ���*s. 0-0> 0-0.0.0.0-0-0-0-0 ��r:C.3..^.��..'<_..<!__.5_.'^.^.4*.5_-  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  to  Temperance   Hotel  ON   VERNON  STREET  When Eve Stole the Fruit  Pliodiiln'l. preserve il, and il. is recorded dial when winter came aud Adam  round uo preserves in i.ho cupboard lie "raised Cain.:" Tlio .\dnuis of uo.v-  adayn send tlieir Uvea to us for their fruit.    W'o receive il, daily from Spolinne '  HUGH   R.  CAMERON  Raker Stroet, Nolson.   Agent and Appraiser..  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Houston Block.  Telephone 161.  P. O. Box 170.  JOHN A. IRVING & CO.  Kootenay Electric Supply & Construction Co., Ltd.  Electric Fixtures .       Electric Fans  Medical Batteaies  Nelson, B. C.  JTOUSTON. 1.T.OCK,  COl.iYKIt IJAKKK ANDJOSEPHINl. ST1.ERTS.  HOMEGROWN  FOR FALL PLANTING  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  INNING STOCKS  BOUGHT AND SOLD  Rlcholiou, 1000  FOR SALE.  J  NELSON TENT AND  AWNING  FACTORY  The best equipped establishment in British Columbia for turning out  all kinds'bf canvas goods.  Sis-room house, Humo Addition, ?S50,  A completo sot of tinuor'a tool..  Team, harnoas and wagon,'?lr.n.  "CALIj.ON  H. A. Prosser  BROKER. WARD STREET  J. E. ANNABLE  GENERAL BROKER  ITouses and lota for sale in all .parts of tho city.  Victoria-Montreal Firo'Insurance Company.  Ontario Mutual Life InsurancbCompany.   Fruit and Ornamental Trees,   Roses, Shrubs, Vines, Bulbs.  Orders diiK in ono day; you get il. llio next. N'o fumigating or inspection rhnrgos. Clroonhouse  plants, seeds, agricultural implement*, etc. 1/irgcst nnd most complete stock in ttic province. Sond  for catalogue before placing your ordoi..   No agent.s norconuui.'isioii to pay.  TO CHOOSE FROM  WHITE   LABOR   0_STX.-X"   __3nV_3?I_0"SrE3I_t.  RENTS   COLLECTED.  ~"_Z_Z$ee ENABLE  Madden Block  "Ward Street.  THEO MADSO^, Proprietor.  ,;. Baker Street, Nolson.  Private    School  And Kindergarten.  Thorough Knglisli, Calisthenics, Music, Gorman and Krench if required. Full l��nn commences 3rd Soptember. -      ���   ���  For particulars apply to  MI8S 1M.LMKR, Josaplilne Street).   -  FOR SALE  . 3 lots corner of Hoover and  Ward street���good view.;  4 lots and cottage on Stanley  street. ���  CHARLES   ST.  BARBE,   Agent  MONEY~foTdAN  ADDRESS  VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  . J. Henry  P. Burns & Co.  Hkad Office at  NELSON, B. 0.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Markets at   Nelson,  Rossland,   Trail,   Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, Nov J  - Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid'  way, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded1 j  AT 7 PER CENT  ON BUSINESS PROPERTY  Apply o. h. liKNNOX. Solicitor, Nelson B. O;  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson &   (J#   TRAVES,   Manager!  ORDERS BI. MAIL BBCHIVH OABBFUfc AND EBOBCPX ATTENTION .      '  ^^77/v7.7.���',;���';'..; ".���..'������-:���.'",.���������' .7.1 :<..- :'���.'  [���$��^^S_s��_j_B^i^^

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