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 -y>.' "."A. >i'ifcHc^"^s5?1_>_l  yij'<*:-::y*_>x,tg'��i_&j_m   r7'7Ssi^I  7i7f^sif  :':yyywi  DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  ETGITTII YEAH.  NELSON:  THURSDAY MORNING SEPTEMBER 20 J900  PRICE FIVE CENTS  .-��_;��� I  New German Liner Arrives.  New York, September 10.���The  new steamer Princess Irene, the  latest addition to tho Meet of the  North German Lloyd line, arrived in  jjorfc today from Bremen via Cherbourg. The Princess Irene was  built by the Vulcan Company at  Stettin. During tho voyago the  Princess Irene experienced very  heavy weather. On September  13th. and 14th she experienced a  hurricane from southwest to northwest, with a heavy sea. For twelve  '������ hours the wind blew.with cyclonic  ���fury. She is commanded by captain Wetin, formerly chief- commander of the; company's steamer  Kaiser Wilhelm II.  Salisbury Sent No Note.  London, September 19.-���The  British foreign office informs tho  Associated Press that no reply has  yet been sent to the German note.  Referring to the alleged telegram  of lord Salisbury to Li Hung  Chang, outlined apparently by the  SAYS HOWARD SHOT GOEBEL  Some Sensational Testimony.  Frankfort, Kentucky, September 10.���The first really sensational  testimony in the trial of .Tames  IfowaVd, charged with having fired  tho shot that killed William Goebel,  was given by Bowman Gaines, a  loesil liveryman, and .lames Stubble-  field, former deputy sheriff of Claj'  rotinty. The former identified  Howard as tho man who ran out  from the state-house grounds and  jumperl over tho fence after the  shooting. Tlio witness was positive  in his identification, as the man  wore a moustache, aud was followed  by a tall man. A boy near by at  the   time   will    also    corroborate  Gaines' statement.  Tho most sensational witness,  however, and at the same timo the  most important witness from the  prosecution's standpoint, was James  Stubblefield, a one-legged and one-  armed ex-deputy sheriff of Clay  county. Stubblefield testified .that  I inward exultantly told him ho  fired the shot that took Goebel's  life. Stubblefield lost his limbs as  n result of the Clay county feuds  lasfc year. Tlis testimony iu detail  was that Howard stopped at his  houso in February, shortly after  the shooting. Shortly after ho  mine in Stubblefield said that he  remarked to Howard: "Jim, you all-  have been having trouble down at  I'Yankfort."  "Yes," responded Howard, according to tho witness. "We havo  raised hell aud cleaned the platter,"  and added: "I never sight down  my gun barrel but what 1 get meat  or money, and this time I got both."  The witness says Howard was  again at his house several days  later, and he asked him what he  meant by his former remark. Howard responded, "By God, T meant  just what I said."   ,       :  "Witness said he then pressed  him, putting the direct-question:  "Jim, do you mean to say you killed  Goebel?" Howard, he - says, responded in the affirmative, and said  he believed his mountain friends  would stand by him, and that 500  men could not take him to Frankfort for trial.  Stubblefield said he did not tell  the story of Howard's confession to  him until he heard that Howard  and hi.s friends wore planning to kill  him. The defense subjected the  witness to a severe cross-examination, but failed lo tangle him to  any extent.  VILJOEN NOW IN COMMAND  Of the Boer Army.  Spitzkop, September IS.���General  Viljoen, who succeeded Louis Botha  ��� in the supreme command of the  Transvaal forces, is reported to be  moving northward in the direction  of Hector-spruit, with 3000 men and.  .10 guns. He is known as tho "Firo  Brand," and will endeavor to protract the war.  7 New   York,   September   li).-���A  dispatch to the Tribune from London says: A large part of the  Rustenbcrg commando lias surrendered and thero are reports that  commandant Botha has given himself up. .  The Mai l's correspondent in  Maritzburg. says it is stated that  lord Roberts is expected to leave  Pretoria for England about October 3rd.  Shang-Hai correspondent of the  Daily Express, the foreign office  officials say tho British premier has  not sent any message to IVi Hung  Chang. It is pointed out at the  foreign office here that the Washington press message?, averring  that the British and tho Japanese  governments have already announced thoir support of tlio German policy in Chiua, are unfounded,  so far as Great Britain is concerned.  TRYING TO FORGE MATTERS  In Chinese Negotiations.  Washington; September 19.���  With tho German proposition to  postpono peace negotiations with  China until the persons responsible  for the Pekin outrages are punished,  and the French and Russian notification of the purpose of these governments to begin such negotiations  at once, awaiting him, the president found much matter of importance to dispose of upon his arrival  iu Washington for Canton this  morning. He losfc no time in notifying the officials ho desired to consult on his return and the day was  largely given up to private discussions.  Although it was stated that no  answer would be ready" to the German note today, ifc appeared that  the president, after talking over  the situation with attorney general  Griggs, acting secretary Hill and  assistant secretary Adee, had  arrived at a conclusion as to the  nature of tho response that should  be made. Mr. Adee spent the afternoon consulting acting secretary  1 fill and iu drafting the note of' response, but all information as to its  nature was refused at the state department. Jt was said that the  note is to bo gone over carefully at*  a further meeting between tho president and such of his advisers as  are in the'eity.  The German government apparently is anxious for a speedy reply,  as baron Sternberg paid two .visits  to the state, department this afternoon after the German note was  deliArered. The Chinese minister  also was twice at the state department today seeking to influence the  government not to ;join in the  action suggested in the German  note. The conclusion reached from  tho day's developments is that the  powers are dividing as to China,  and at present Germany and  Great Britain stand aligned  against France and Russia,  while both sides are ardently  seeking tho adherence of the Uuited  States government. Tho issue appears to be made up in such shape  as to dismiss further hope of attaining that harmony of action respecting China that the president lias  been seeking so far, and the point  apparently has been reached where  the United States must take sides  at once or proceed to be independent of the other powers in reaching a .settlement. Thus far thero  has been a.restraining_forco_m_the.  desire to avoid making the United  States the first of the powers to  break the silence that has been  maintained up to tho present time  in dealing with China.  Concession Holders on Strike.  Pauls, September .19.���A large  number of concession holders of the  exposition, and proprietors of sideshows and restaurants, who are  threatened with ruin, owing to,"as  they claim, the excessive demands  of the authorities, and the failure  of tho latter to fulfill their original  engagements, havo announced their  decision to close thoir establishments in a body tomorrow unless  the authorities consent to submit  their claims to an arbitration committee. M. Picard, director-general,  has hitherto been inexorable, but  in the face of the decision of the  concessionaries, the execution of  which would mean disaster to the  Saturday fete which will be given  at the exposition to 12,000 visiting  mayors, after their banquet in the  garden of the Tuilleries, M. Miller-  and, minister of commerce, lias consented to the appointment of arbitrators. This'is a victory for the  concessionaries, who "designedly  fixed the strike prior to Saturday's  fete in order to force the government's hands.  President Bangs Dead. ���  BOSTON, September 19.���E. D.  Bangs, president of the Boston  Stock Exchange, died at his home  iu Winchester, today, from the  effects of a railway accident iu  which he was, injured some time  ago.  The construction of the-Molly  Gibson tramway is progressing  rapidly, the majority of the standards being in position. The wagon  'road is in bad shape at various  points and the government is being  urged by settlers and parties owning -property in the district to  make repairs. ���  E. Rammelmeyer, superintendent  of the Emily Edith, one of the coming groat mines back of Silverton,  Slocan district, has been in Nelson  for a few days on a visit to his  family. He leaves for the mino  today. , __  * All Favor Annexation.  London, September 19.���An effect of the dissolution of parliament has been to elicit declarations  from almost all the Liberal papers  and politicians in favor of the policy  of annexation in South Africa. The  manifestos of the party leaders  have not yet appeared, but as soon  as they do appear, the speechmaking will begin, and the campaign  will go forward furiously. It is asserted with an air of authority that  lord Salisbury will again be pre.  mier, and that all the members of  the present cabinet will be retained,  unless defeated at the polls. This  would make lord Salisbury's fourth  premiership.  Steel Companies Combine.  PrrrsnuRG, September 19.���Tho  American Sheet Steel Company and  the Republic Iron & Steel Company  have entered an arrangement by  which the former withdraws from  BIRDS EYE TO BE WORKED  Owners are Satisfied.  Work is to be resumed at once on  the Birds Eye property. J. W:  Wilson of London, father of the  Wilson brothers, who havo been  operating the property, visited the  mino yesterday. The decision regarding tho resumption of work  was arrived at last night.  Mr. Wilson remarked to a Titi-  BUNi- reporter: "I am very much  pleased with the Birds Eye and be-  lievo wo havo tho makings of a  mine there. Work will bo recommenced without delay, and is to be  continued until the property is  thoroughly proved. We will start  by sinking from tho main'tunnel,  continuing the present shaft.- The  number of men to be employed on  the start will bo governed by .cir-  cumstances^but when the shaft is  completed a large crew can be utilized to advantage. The question  of a mill for the property remains"  to be solved. If the Birds Eye  turns out to be what we hope, a  mill, and a good big one, will follow as a matter of course.- The  last assay from the property was  $42, and with ore in sufficient  quantities, as we hope the winter's  work will demonstrate, the Birds  l_ye should be one of Nelson's most  important properties."  Captain Gifford, manager of the  Silver King, was in the city yesterday. He states that the crew at  the mino now numbers 50, tho staff  having been somewhat decreased  pending the 'installation of tho  machinery ordered a fow .weeks  .ago. The first shipment of plant is  duo to arrive ou October 10th, and  the balance will be to hand befoie  the end of October. Development  is being carried on steadily, but no  features of particular interest have  developed. ��  W. H.   Dowsing   leffc yesterday  morning' for Spokane, taking with  him the mineral collection from the  Nelson -- district - for   thoJ'- Spokane -  fruit fair. '         "  An unusually fine mineral specimen is on exhibition at Vanstonc's  drug store. It is from a claim near  the Skyline at Ainsworth owned by  J. Brush and is a dry ore containing  chloride of silver, which is said to  run 1300 ounces. The vein is only  the width of the specimen, about  six inches.  J. B. Old of Fire Valley is back  from a six months' trip to his old  home in Cornwall, England. He  reports times very good iu the tin  mining districts of Cornwall, owing  to tho great demand for tin and  the scarcity of that metal. The  tin ore of Cornwall is low grade,  but as tin seems to be a metal  about as scarce as platinum, there  is a fair profit now in working  mines that fifteen years ago were  abaudoned. Mr. Old came to Nelson iu 189] and has real estate in-  terests hero_and.in_Firo_-V"aHey-and  mining interests ou Kettle river.  the merchant 'trade and the latter  from sheet' production. In this  deal the phcet-company has secured  the sheet mills of the Republic at  Toledo, Irouton, Hazelton and  Youngstown, Ohio, and Alexandria,  Indiana, and will dismantle them  along with three sheet mills at  Shelton, Pennsylvania. Tho Republic gets the big bar mill of the  Reaves plantat Canal Dover, Ohio,  and will remove'the machinery to  its other mills..  WOULD SACRIFICE DUMMIES  Li Hung Chang's Trick.  Berlin, September 19.���It is understood that the immediate ca'use  for issuing Gerniajiy's circular note  to the power's regarding the  Chinese settlement was the fact  that,Li"]lung-C[hang, during his recent interview tvith Dr. Munn von  Schwartzensteiji, the German min-  ister to China,'mentioned a number  of names of alleged high mandarins,  hitherto wholly unknown, as those  responsible for the Pekin outrage,  and said that China was willing to  punish them.^.... This explanation seems tof fie borne.-., out by  tho following'!'.statement ���' wliich51  was made by 'the. Gorman'.foreign  office today: to the correspondent  of tlio AssociatedYPress in Berlin:  "What we waufrto avoid is'an opportunity for fallowing Cliina to  impose any shrpu- concessions'upon  the powers by delivering up for  punishment persons who had nothing to do with'.tlie Pekin'attrocities.  Hence it is advisable for the representatives of'the powers to designate beforehand all who are not  guilty. Germany wishes to reach  an agreement with tho powers regarding the guilty aud their punishment. \__ '*'  Sato, first' secretary of the Japanese legations herb,"said today: "I  think there willbe no difficulty in  getting the "-powers to agree on  principle to the German proposition,  to ��� pnnish^'tlio guilty. _ -The real  difficulty will' be in "deciding how  high to go. If they decide to  include prince Tuan they will find  that the empress regent was back  of him. Russia, in my opinion,  will not now withdraw her troops  from Pekin, inasmuch as Germany  and the other powers remain. " She  will decide that circumstances have  changed and that she must remain  also. Probably all tho interested  powers will agree to adopt the  German proposition with tho possible exception of Russia, who has  hitherto carefully avoided mentioning the punishment of tho guilty.  Certainly the United States will  adopt it.  The Lokal Anceiger says "Mere  notoriousness. does not suffice for  the assumption of guilt. The ministers at Pekin must produce proofs  against-eachpersou charged."  The Berlin Post and the National  Zeitung declare that the note proves  that Germany does not _wish_exces-_  sive or unreasonable demands, but  that she will insist upon the punishment of those really guilty as  the only way in which China can  be taught a lesson wliich she will  not forget.  The Berliner Tageblatt "remarks  that the position of Germany will  demonstrate whether any power  deems its special interests more important than the joint interests.  ; The , Vossiche Zeitung declares  that Germany will not be satisfied  with half measures.  The Borezen Zeitung contends  that the foreign envoys in Pekin  cannot afford to place the empress  regent and prince Tuan on the list,  and must therefore be content with  merely naming the actual anti-  legation leadors.  The Nueste Naehrichten demonstrates at length the necessity Of  punishing the real culprits.  Socialists Are Displeased.  Main/, Germany, September 19.���  The Socialist congress today, after  a heated discussion, adopted resolutions protesting strongly against  Germany's course in .China. Herr  Scheenlank said the -worst feature  of the general political situation  was the fact that Germany was  now in tho midst of absolutism  with a mock chancellor and a mock  reichstag.   Pig Iron Corner Collapsed.  London, September 10. ��� The  corner in Scotch pig iron has caved  in. . The price was maintained at  77s. for some time;-' and yestorday  77s. 3d cash was called. It collapsed  today at 08s. There was a paucity  of business throughout.  proceeded to Canon.  .   Pittsburg Phil Quits Horses.  Nkw York, September 19.���  Georgo E. Smith, "Pittsburg Phil,"  announces he has decided to sell all  the horses he has in training, never  again to own a racer. He is quoted  as saying: "I find there is no profit for me in owning horses. I have  to take very short prices against  them and when I am interested in  a horse in a race, why my judgment  is anchored. More than that, I am  compelled to take two to one  against a horse when six to one  would be moro than a fair price. It  is ruination."  Received with Honors.  Hong Kong, September 19.���The  German steamer Sachsen, having  on board field marshall count von  Waldersee, commander-in-chief of  the international forces in China,  and his staff, have arrived here;  The field marshal landed and was  received by a guard of honor of  British troops. He will this evening proceed to Shang-Hai and from  there to Taku on board the German  cruiser Hertha.  More Fighting in the Philippines.  Manila, September 19.���In an  engagement between a body of  Filipinos, numbering about 1000  men, and detachments of the 15th  and 37th United States infantry  regiments, yesterday, the Americans had 12 men killed, 20 wounded  and five missing.  Nevada Bank Bobbed.  Reno, Nevada, Sejitember  If).���  A   Gazette   special    from   Winue-  PEACE NEGOTIATIONS BEGUN  By France and Russia.  Washington,   September   19.���  The first definite determination to  begin peace negotiations with China  seems to have beeu reached by the  French and Russian governments,  which has made known their purpose to proceed with negotiations  wifch Li Hung Chang and prince  Ching as soon as feasible.    This will  likely have an important influenceon  the present negotiations which are  hinging to a considerable extent on  the opening of peace negotiations.  Within the last few days the United  States minister at Paris,   general-  Horace Porter, has been  seen frequently at the office of the -French  minister of foreign  affairs, M. Del  Case, and it is understood that the  sentiments of the most friendly accord have been exchanged between  tho two countries.   As France is  acting with Russia, this determiua- j  tion appears to remove any pros- I  pect of a modification of the Russo-  Franeo determination to withdraw  from Pekin.   It also disposes of all  questions as to the' credentials  of  Li Hung Chang, and places France  iin^positiou of being ready to pro-  /ceieafi.on,  the   credentials   he   lias  brought forward.  If it is the purpose of France and  Russia to begin peace negotiations,  it would follow that at least some  of tho great powers will not concur  iu the Germau note requiring the  surrender of the chief Chinese ringleaders, as an indispensable prerequisite to the opening of peace  negotiations. The Gei man note is  based on the theory that ��� no peace  -negotiations can go on until the  Chinese malefactors are surrendered.  On the other, hand the Franco-  Russian attitude contemplates proceeding with the peace negotiations at the earliest - feasible time,  without attaching any indispen:  sable .condition as to the _ present  surrender of, the .Chinese" offenders.,  Whether there is any-connection  between the German note aud the  Franco-Russian conclusion to go on  wifch the negotiations is purely conjecture, but it is probably significant that they came about the  same time.  New York, September 19.���A  dispatch to the Tribune from London says: "A German telegram  from Shang-Hai states that troops  are streaming to Tsi-nan-fu from  tho whole of China and that Tsi-  nan-fu, which is about GOO miles  southwest of Pekin, is regarded as  tiie permanent residence of the  emperor.'"  Hong Kong. September 19.���It is  reported in the AVest River district  that the Chinese troops are visible  in every town aud they are actively  drilling, A Chinese gunboat is  again patrolling the river, and it is  expected thafc some action is contemplated. The Sandpiper, which  has been patrolling the_delta,Jia3_  More Newfoundland Wrecks.  ( St. John's, Newfoundland, September 19.���Forty-two fishing vessels are ashore in the straits of  Belle Isle, and as many as 30 will be  totally lost. This is in addition to  the disasters previously reported.  Shipwrecked crews, aggregating 79  persons, have been brought south  by the mail steamer, and a special  steamer will go for the rest. Reports ot the loss of three more  lives wero received today.  Assassins After Salisbury.  London, September 19.���There  was an unusual gathering of uniformed police and Scotland Yard  detectives at King's Cross railroad  station this morning awaiting the  arrival of lord Salisbury from his  country seat. It is said that since  the premier's return to Hatfield he  has received an anonymous letter  of a charactor which has led to increased police vigilance.  Coal Advancing in Price.  Boston, September 19.���The coal  merchants of this city have decided that tho price of stove coal  from today on shall be $7 a ton,  an advance of $2 a ton within a  week. The object of the dealers in  raising the price to $7 is to stop the  people, who seem to have beon  seized with panic on account of the  great strike, from buying.  mucca says the First National Bank  of that city was robbed today at  noon by three men. Horses were  in waiting outside the bank. When  the robbers completed their work,  they mounted and started through  the streets at top speed. Hundreds  of citizens, alarmed by the shooting,  rushed from their homes and drew  the fire of the robbers, who escaped  unhurt. It is not known how  much booty was secured.  STRIKERS STILL CONFIDENT  Seventy Fer Cent Affected.  Hazelton, Pennsylvania, September 19.���The third day of the strike  passed off as quietly, as ��� the two  previous.days. Beyond.the occasional stoning of mine workers  going to or from work, there has  been no disorder. It was estimated  tonight that about 70' per cent of  the mine workers of this region  were idle today, which is quite au  increase over yesterday's figures.  President Mitchell did not issue a  formal statement tonight because  of his absence from headquarters.  He said, however, that from reports  he had received, he figured on more  than 120,000 men being idle' in .the  anthracite district. He added that  most gratifying" reports were received. No negotiations for a settlement of tho - strike are yet in  sight, and the situation^ in that respect is oppressively tho same as it  was yesterday. ~   .  The meeting this afternoon, at  Jeddo, of the employees offG. B.  Markle & , Co., who ."operate the  'Jeddo, Elbervale,' ��� Highland and  Oakdale colliers, proved-to be probably the most remarkable gathering  of its kind ever held in the anthracite region. It was expected to  be a heart to heart talk between  John Markle, managing partner of  the firm, and his ' employees, who  number 2500, but it developed into  a joint debate in which Mr. Markle,  president Mitchell, reverend father  Phillips, and national committee-  manJRjjI.^James-took part; Ifctbe-  gan in a dignified.manner, but gen-'  erated into a .hard argument, and  wouud up very close to personal ties.  All was quiet in the entire coal  fields today. Even -the. much advertised clash in the Liikens region  of "the Pennsylvania railway was  side-tracked through the decision  of -the strikers that it would be unwise" to march on the non-union  men at Williamstown and force  them to quit work. Nevertheless  there were fewer men at work today than yesterday. President  Mitchell claims that more than  120,000 men are now idle.  Contradictory reports come from  the Schulkill region. One to the  effect that the strikers at Morea,  after going out' today, had decided  tonight to return to work tomorrow, is being received with incredulity at strike headquarters.  The mine operators after generally maintaining a silence for sov-  eral-days-are^showinga^disposition"  to talk for publication, and as result" sevoral statements from their  side are printed. AU breathe the  same spirit. No recognition of the  United Mine Workers, and a fight  to the finish with president Mitchell  and his followers.  MACDONALD   IS  RELIEVED  As Britain's Chinese Minister.    ���;,&'  London, September 20.���The o ily^S  news   of   importance from   Chii.ar'*!  this morning is contained in a= disr'vy  patch to the Times, from Shang-/!  Hai, dated yesterday,asserting tlmt'%  sir Claude MacDonald is" to become.'^  British minister afc Tokio, and will^l  be succeeded at Pekin by sir Ernett'^-  Mason Sateow, the present Briti-'li,i^  minister at the Japanese capital.,'.*;  "This," says   the   Times cprres-"^  pondent,   "is    disappointment 'toi"��  .Britishers in the far east,' as :they3J  had hoped thafc a /strong diplomat��|;  would be sent to Pekin.". Ifc ispro-3ll  bable that   vice-admiral  Seymour.;.;?  will meet sir Claude MacDonald- at"'-*��  Tien-Tsin. 7 >. '-.^  Reports from Nankin poinfc to'the^fj'  increasing acfcivity'and influence 6f;-%f  fche anti-foreign party.   The * mah^f-  ner in   which' YangrTse   viceroys'^-  have been ignored by the throiie ihVj|  reference to the peace negotiations/^  while    imperial: edicts   order" theV'W  Manchu leaders to resume the c~m_-&jl  trol of affairs, is -capable of-only/-^  one interpretation. . Shang-Haif^l  specials seem to show quite a showier ^1  of edicts "regarding. negotiators,tq'^f  which little importance is attached/"$K\  ' -According to the- Daily-Mail'^ Sfc.%��^[  Petersburg correspondent, Russia;'*!  will claim an indemnity of 'flOOj-���?/_.,'  000,000.   '     ��� -    ,7    .   "/*-��-/$;!  Shang-Hai, September 19.���VieeiA.  admiral'"' Seymour,   on   board tlie7>  British   dispatch   vessel ^Alacrit-y.'jy^  ��� sailed today for the north.     _������ '"-7vi~f  Berlin, September 19."���A special"^  dispatch- to the" Lokal Auzeiger;_���$  describing the capture,and bu"rniiig":|;��:|  on September 11th of Liang Hiarig,;^j  southwest of Pekin, by-a German;^!  naval battalion, accompanied by/lO^^r  Bengal lancers, says the foreign����||  force.faced (5000 Boxers, and.a'numVf^l  ber of Chinese regulars, the-eneuiy^fj  losing 380 killed. ' \S-:.'"��$}  , Hong Kong, September -lO.^.Au���-'��?_[  imperial edict, received dp Canton,-^!  appoiuts_..Lv Hung_.Cha.ng,;- pi*ii__e.S;��'l  Ching aud Sheng. to be peace :hego-"'-.  tiators.    Since  the suppression  i f   '  -newspapers  in  Canton'  still  moie  damaging leaflets have been  cireu- *^  lated, announcing Chinese victories, : __|  and%;Kthat   the   allies   aro 'seeking \,^|  peace;-. It. is supposed that these-  were   written   with a view of f j-  ���  menting .the   anti-foreigu  feeling.  _4|  The viceroy is powerless  to sup-; -'  press this form of agitation.    -    '       "  COMPULSORY ARBITRATION:  Discussed in Washington.  Washington, September 19.���H.  H. Lusk, formerly memberlof par-"  liament of New Zealand, was today  before the industrial commission.  He explained the system of arbitration in New Zealand, wliich he  said had been extremely satisfactory.���This -system~was" m^the""  form of compulsory arbitration,  and it had had six years' trial: The  fact that there was compulsory  arbitration there made both em-"  ployees and employers very careful  as to the justice of tlieir cases bo-  fore they acted. In those courts  of arbitration in New Zealand no  lawyers were allowed to appear.  Labor organizations in Sew Zealand are generally incorporated,  and thoy had found no disadvantage in such incorporations. Tho  arbitration law had at first been  favored by the employees and  fought by employers before it had  been enacted. Up to last year  three-fifths of all labor in New  Zealand was organized. Practically  the scalo of wages in New Zealand  were made by the labor organizations for the men outside the unions  as well as for those within it. The  arbitration court of New Zealand  never fixed the maximum rate of  wages, it simply fixed the minimum  rato of wages that can be paid.  The operations of this system, ho  said, did not hamper industries for  the reason that in the six.years  that it has been in operation the  industries had increased one^third.  This was effected by an increase in  old industries and tbe springing up  of new one3.  Wedded at Rossland.  Bossi-ANn, September 19.���Julos  de Labartho and Miss Ayres wero  married this morning at the residence of W. II. Aldridge, manager  of the Trail smelter. The bride is  a niece of Mr. Aldridge. Rev. Mr.  Hedley, of St. George's, Rosslandf  performed the ceremony. THE TETBUNE: -NELSON B. C THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 20 1900  TO SFOME  AND EEPUBLIC  Reduction in Long Distance Rates. Use the  Kootenay Lake Company's Lines.  0THE1.   BATES   PROPORTIONATELY   LOW.  HUDSON'S BAY  ?*iv  INCORPORATED 1670.  GOODS  We are busy  opening  up our fall stock  B which  we will have  ready  for inspection  in a couple of days  See our  values of blouses  Sateen from $1.50 to $2  Cashmere from $3 to $4.50  Silk from $6 to $8  Bay  ��He IKvibxxm.  Trir. last issue of the Mining and  Fiiigineering   Journal contains   an  interesting account ol' tho recent  experiments, made by the Niekel-  Coppor Gomimny of Hamilton, with  llie Frnsch patent process for tho  extraction  of   nickel, copper, and  other metals from tlieir ores, and  also for tho production  of caustic  soda   and   chlorine.     The  experiments   made   wore   upon   a   scale  sufficiently   large   to   give   results  that   are   reasonably   comparable  with actual practice.   They  were  eminently     successful,     and     the  .'Journal states that the Frasch process has so many advantages, over  the   processes   followed   in   New  Jersey, that it bids fair to revolutionize present methods of extracting not only copper and nickel from  their  ores  and metallurgical products,   but appears   adaptable as  . well to the winning of- silver, mercury, and other metals that have  ��� hitherto     offered   insurmotintable  difficulties to their extraction in the  Avet way.        '  Thr importance of the successful  demonstration of the Frasch process to-tho province of Ontario can-  aiofc well be over-estimated; The  annual production of nickel in the  United States averages close upon  4000 tons, and in 1809. the entire  product, with tho exception of ten  tons, was won from- imported ores.  Jfhe nickel mines of  Sudbury.  ��n  northern   Ontario,   furnished    the  greater part of   this supply,  and  the refining   industry   was  given  ample protection through an   import duty of $120 por short ton on  refined nickel.     So long as these  conditions remained the province  of Ontario stood but little chance  of securing anything like its  full  benefit   from   the   working  of its  nickel deposits.   Ten months ago,  however,;   Ontario's   premier    announced as  a new feature  of liis  policy, ��� such  amendments  to   the  mining laws as  would  conduce  to  the refining of Ontario's  nickel  iu  Canada.   This was given shape in  the following session of the legislature, when an export duty of six  cents per pound was placed upon  all nickel contained in copper-nickel  shipped   from   Ontario to   United  States refineries ;  and this act will  be enforced as soon as the Nickel-  Copper Compauy of Hamilton is in  shape to do business.  AVriAT an object lesson this  should be to the members of the  Dunsmuir government. AVhat an  inducement for them to follow in  the footsteps of Ontario's progressive premier. For years the province of Ontario "permitted its  nickel resources to bo used to feed  and maintain tho refinery interests  of the stato of New Jersey, aud  when the'people complained they  were met with assurances, from  the American owners of Ontario  nickel deposits, that tho condition  could not be changed for the reason  that the refining processes used in  New Jersey' could not be used in  Canada. This would havo blocked  niost statesmen, but -it -did not  deter premier Jloss. Nc i>roceeded  upon the line that the best way to  secure the refining -of ���" Ontario's  nickel in Canada was to make it  profitable to carry on such refining  in the Dominion. He saw that the  United-States preserved its local  market for United States refineries  with an import duty of $120 per  ton on refined- nickel, and he proposed to foster Canadian refineries  by giving them their raw nickel  just $120 per ton cheaper than they  could secure it in the United  States. He did it by his export  duty on nickel contents.  The result will probably be that  Ga^no^l^/wjll^supplant the   United  way. Canada has tho nickel de.  posits, and the process of the Canadian compnn3r for its extraction  being more economical, it follows  that.it should do tho business.  This shows what a government can  do, when it really tries to foster  industries.  Tiik Conservatives of Westminster district are, evidently, hard up  for a candidate to make the race  against Aulay Morrison, Liberal.  They havo tendered the nomination  to judge Hole, and A'ery considerately-adjourned for ten days, to  give the judge time to consider the  proposition. This is tho kind of  politics the Tapper-Mackintosh  crowd wanted to play in Yale-  Cariboo, but the men avIio elect candidates Avould haA'e none of it.  States in the manufacture of ^nickel  and its combinations. This is the  opinion of the Mining and Engineering Journal. It is only reasonable  that it should work   out in  this  d.E. ANNABLE, Manager.  o ONES   ���WE.__.1_Z  COMMENCING SEPT. 17  MR. R. E.FRENCH  PRESENTS  & Drew's  Theatre Co,  I_ST   BBPEETOIEE  CHANGE   OF   PLAY NIGHTLY  POPULAR    PRICES  Terra rank and file of the Liberal  party would not have Smith Curtis  as their candidate, and they gave  tho nomination to Hig "Hill" G'alH-  her of Nelson. The rank and file  of the Conservative party would  not havo Charles 11. Mackintosh as  their candidate, and they gave the  nomination to A. II. MacNeill of  Rossland. Roth candidates are  party men of more than average independence. Either would do honor  to the constituency. Neither can  bo classed as an enemy of the men  who Avork for wages. Tho interests  of the men who work for wages are  identical with those who carry on-  the business enterprises of the constituency, and no good reason can  bo given why the constituency  should be represented at Ottawa by  a man avIio is not sufficiently broad-  minded to look after the interests  of all the people.  TirK recent Liberal-Conservative  convention   at Revelstoke did not  do as the leaders of the party Avant-  od it to do.    Sir Charles Tupper  Avanted the nomination to go to a  man named  Mackintosh, .and   his  wish   Avas   echoed   by   the   Coast  leaders of the party.   The Avishes  of the leaders were   ignored, and  Price Ellison of Vernon spoke the  sentiments  of a largo majority of  the delegates present, when he said,  tliat for one, he did not intend to  A'ote,  as a  delegate, for auy man  who did not take enough interest in  the party's welfare to attend the  convention, and that the convention  AA'ould not, AA'ith his approval, offer  the nomination to anyone Avho was  not   present   at   the    convention.  This   outspoken   declaration   very  effectually  squelched  the  element  that was secretly working to carry  out the wishes of sir Charles Tupper.    The effort that is now being  made in Rossland to bring out, a  Labor candidate is a part of the  Tupper-Maekintosh scheme.   Mackintosh was not even nominated in  the Revelstoke convention and the  Labor candidate will be equally nn:  suce^s^fnlf'fol^th^meh^wlro'belieA'eT  in labor organizations in Kootenay  will not allow their unions to be  dragged in the mire of party politics merely to serve tho ambitious  schemes of a few discredited politicians and tricky labor union men  who, for the time, sojourn at Rossland.  w  ffl  ffl  :_Q&&$PP& ^^���^^^^^���-^^^S'-S^^S"-S^^'-5i'-^^S'^^^^"-2:  ���SS^.^-.^-s^V    r.tt.^T&.^j.^T&.f,,.^.. ^tt.^.^t.^mtT^, 019- 0'0l^_i191919191}Si'  '^_'^-i  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  iti  iti  to  to  ffl  to  iti  to  to  to  to  to  w  IRED  IRVINE &_  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  Xti  to  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  ffl  ffl  iti  iti  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  iti  iti  iti  hot bo delivered. An attempt was  made to deliver Nelson and Slocan  ridings; but thesensible labor men  in theso two ridings turned down  the Martin gang of "heelers." Now  the "heelers" arc trying to get 0ATen  with'the men that turned them  down; but the sensible labor men  of Nelson and the Slocan will not  allow themselves to be made cats-  paws to pull chestnuts out of the  fire for either Smith Curtis or  Charles 11. Mackintosh.  C'AXninATK Gaujiii.i. is to be  clubbed to death because he dared  aspire to an office that certain Rossland leaders of the Labor Unions-  wanted for Smith Curtis. During  the last provincial campaign it Avas  an open secret that these leaders  had a deal on with Joseph Alartin  for the delivery of all the seats in  Kootenay.     But the goods could  Ralph Smith , is likely to be the  candidate of the Labor party in  Nanaimo. In that constituency  the Labor men have a good chance  to win, and few men in Canada are  more worthy of support than Ralph  Smith, for he is a sensible friend of  the men avIio .-work for wages and  can always be depended on to stand  up for tlieir interests.  Jaaii.k. Wilks has taken the  Miner into his confidence, and he  tells that subsidy-hunting newspaper that the Labor party will  have a candidate in tho field. He  also tells tho s. h. n. that Trn? Tn.111-  VNl. does not Icuoav Avhat it is talking about in stating that the Labor  Unions of Nelson' will not lend- their  assistance to the Rossland gang of  Labor politicians who first tried to  force Smith Curtis on the Liberal  party, and afterwards, tried to do  the same trick oh the" Conservative  party with Charles IT. Mackintosh.  The Labor Unions of Nelson and  the Slocan will not stand tho work  of the Rossland gang.. The work  is too coarse.         The fine Italian of Joseph Martin is at work in this constituency.  Rig "Bill" Galliher, as one of the  delegates to the Vancouver Liberal  convention last May, helped "knock''  Joe ; and Joseph is quietly-returning the compliment through his  "trusties" in -Rossland.    Politics is  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON.  B.c. ;  ABATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  THORPE & CO.;��������� rJMIT__n.-Corr.cr Vernon  and Cedar streets, .Nelson, manufacturers  of mid wholesalo dealers in a. rated waters and  fruit 'syrups. Solo agents for.'Halcyon Springs  mineral water.   Telephone <!0.  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  TEETZEL & CO.���Corner Raker nnd  Josephine street s, Nelson, wholesale dealers In a.._ityer_ supplios. Agents) forDonver  Firo Clay Co. of-Denver, Colorado.  W.Fi,  CIGARS.  KOOTENAY CIGAK MANUFACTURING.  CO.���Cornor Bakor .and Uall streets, Nol  son, manufacturers of "Hoyal Seal" and "ICooto  nay Bello" brands of oigars.  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.      ~  HJ. EVANS & CO.���Baker street, Nolson  ��� wholosalo doalers in liquors, cigars,  content, flro brick and firo clay, valor pipe .and  steel raili., and general commission merchants.  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY fc CONSTRUCTION COM 1 "AN Y-AVholcsaledcal-  oi\. in telephones, annunciators, bells,- bait erica,  llxluros, etc., Houston block, Nelson.  FLOUR AND FEED.  BR_VCKT.IAN.K1_U MILLING COMPANY  ���Ceroals, Flour, Grain, Hay, Straight or  mixed oars shipped to all Kootenay Points.  Grain elevators at. all principal poinlson Calgary-  K1ln10nt011H.lt. Mills at victoria, New Westminster, and Kilinonton, Alberta.  TAYLOR  Rlreet,  a great game when it is well played:"  :: Public-opinion has, so far, prevented the employment of Chinese  in or about the.mines of Kootenay  district, and any attempt to introduce them in competition with  white labor should be decried. It  is said that a gang of twenty-five  Chinese have been employed by a  contractor Avho lias undertaken to  furnish Avood to one of the largest  mines now operated in Nolson district. That contractor should bo  giA'en a little "moral suasion."  WardsBpos.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Bogustown)   Fairview  'Addition.  A.  FEED Sc  PRODUCT.   CO.���Baker  Notion    (Georgo    l'\   Motion's  old  stand),   Flour, Food, Grain, Hay and Product).  Car lots a specially;   Correspondence Holieitcd.  Phono. ��i. n_   / FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  PnURNS &   CO.���Raker  Rlreet,   Nelson,  ���   wholesale dealors in fresh and cured meats.  Cold storage.   GROCERIES.  MACDONALD & CO.���Corner. Front and  Uall streets, wholesale grocers and  Jobbers in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbors,  mackinaws and minors' sundries. -  KOOTENAY  SUPPLY   COMPANY,   LIMITED���Vernon   streot,  NoUon, .wholusulo  grocers.   TOHN CHOLDITCII & CO.-Front street, Nol-  *i   son, wholesalo grocers.  FR. STEWART & CO.���AVarehouses on C. P.  ��� It. track, foot of Stanley strcoD, Nelson,  wholesalo doalers in provisions, proaueo ana  fruits. Cold storage. Agonts Armour & Co.'s  bacon, hams, lard and other products.   Y. GRIFFIN Sc CO.���Front street, Nelson,  wholesalo   doalers   in   provisions,   cured  moats, butter and eggs.   HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  H BYERS & CO.���Corner Baker and Josophino  ��� stroots, Nelson, wholesale'dealers in hardware and mining supplios. Agonls for Giant  Powder Co. ���   LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY-  Baker St., Nelson, wholesalo dealers in  hardwaro aud mining supplies,' and water and  plumbers' supplios.   LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  rpURNER, BEETON & CO.���Corner Vornon  ���*��� and Josophino streets, Nelson, wholesalo  dealers in liquors, cigars and dry goods. Agents  for J?abst Browing Co. ofMilwaukeo and Cal-  gary BrewihgCo.-of Calgary,  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 H^ll and Front Streets  Factory Hall Street Crossing C. P. R. Track  Mills Hall Street Wharf  J.M.LUDWIG  Manufacturers of   and  ; dealors' in Harness, Pack  and Stock Saddles. Apara-  .ioos, Collars, Bridles and  Whips.  Nelson Harness Shop  Hall Street, Nelson.  J.  AND AMATEUR  PHOTOGRAPHERS'  SUPPLIES OF  ALL KINDS.  CANADA DM  & JOOK CO.  NELBON, Bi C  BOUGHT AND SOLD  .Richelieu, 1000  FOR SALE.  Six-room houso, Humo Addition, $8o0.  A complete sot of tinner's tools.  Team, harness and wagon, 5150.  CALL ON  IL A. Prosser  BROKER, WARD STREET  POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE.,  HAMILTON POWDER COMPANY-Baker  streot. Nelson, manufacturers of dynamite,  sporting, stumping and black blasting powders,  wholesalo dealors in capB and fuse, and oloctrio  .blasting apparatus.   SASH AND DOORS.  NKLSON SAW AND PLANING MILLS,  LIMITED���Cornor Front and Hall streots,  Nelson, manufacturers of aud wholesalo dealers  in sash aud door?; all kinds of factory work mode  to order.           WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINK COMPANY, LIMITED���Cornor Front and Hall streets, Nelson, wholesalo dealers In winos (cams and bulk,  and domestio and Imported clears.  E P. Whalley, d. P.  NOTARY PUBLIC  onico with C. W. Wost & Co., corner HaU and  llaker streets.  City oflico of tho Nelson Sodawator Factory.  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Victoria and Kootonay Streets.  P. O. Box fifiO. TELEPHONE NO, 95  ARCHITECTS.     ~      ~~7  EWART &  CARRIE���Architects.    Rooms 7  and 8 Aberdeen block, linker streot. Nelson.  .ENGINEERS.      ~~      "  CHARLES PARKER���Mining and milling engineer.   Tnrner-Boeckh Block, Baker street,  Nolson.   ���  To  Mine  Managers and  Ore  Shippers.  W. Pellew Harvey, F. C. S., assayer in ehargo  of tho provincial government aBsay office, will'  act as shippers' representative at any Coast  smelter, to receive weigh, sample and check  pulps and to generally look after tho interests of  the minors. Terms made on tho basis of tonnage  handled. Apply for particulars to him at  Vancouver. B. C.  Private    School  And Kindergarten.  C.W. West & Co.  COAL,!      WOOD!  Hard Coal ���      CO fiK I Crow's NOBfc      ��e IK  Anthracite       ����������>����� I Coal 3>Q.ld  DELIVBEBD  AGENTS -IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY, Ltd.  No order can he accepted unless accompanied  by cash,   Ofllce:   Corner nf. HaU  and Hakur Stroots.  TELEPHONE 33.  COSTELLO'S EXPRESS  AND TRANSFER  ^BaBBago'arid-oxproHslm6ved-toiany-ipartof-tho=  city. TSpocial attention given to heavy teaming.  Oflico corner Victoria and Ward stroots.   Telo-  pkono 1<J2. W. A. COSTELLO. Manager.  Lethbridge Gait Goal  The best valuo for tho money lu tho markot  for all purposes.  TKitMs oasu     XV. P. TiKKtrar, Gonoral Agont  Telonhnnn U7.    Omen with C. D.-J. Christie.  -    ESTATE   OP   JAMES   KELLY.  Tn the matter of tho estate of James Kelly, Into  of the City of Nelson, iu the county of Kootenay,  province of - Hi-iti-.li Columbia, livery stablo  keeper, deceased.  Notico is hereby given pursuant to the "Trustees and Executors .Act" of tlio Itoviscd Statute:.|  of the Provinco of British Colunibin, 1897. Chapter 1ST, that all creditors and  -others   having]  claims against tho i-slale of.Llie said.luinos Kelly, j  'Who died on or. about, tho 18th day of. October. J  ISIiO, are rcn Hired, on or befm-o the 1st day of fc  vcmbcivKKKl, to send by iiost.prepail' or-delivci  to Messrs. Taylor Sc Hanuinglnn. of the Cily ot|  Nelson, aforesaid, solicitors of Iticliard W. Bay,  of the City of Nelson aforesaid, tlii. udminisLia-l  tor of tho real and personal olivets of the said de-l  ceased, or Io said Kiehard  \V, Day, their Chris-|  lian and surnames, addressee nml description.!,  tlio full particulars of tlieir claims, the stato 1  niontof tlieir accounts, and Uio nature of the ne-|  curitics, if any, hold by l.hcni.  And further Uike notice that after such last]  mentioned dalo tho said adininistralor will prof  coed to distribute tho assets of tho deceased!  among the parties entitled thereto, having rel  gard only to llio claims which he shall then ha vol  notico. and the said administrator will not brff  linhlc for the said assets or any part thereof til  any person.or persons of whoso claims notice]  shall not, havo been received by hiin at tho thing  ol! such distribution.  TAYLOU & HANNINGTON,  Solicitors for Kiehard W. Bay, administrator  for Jamos Kelly, deceased.  Dated iho 1-itii day of August, 1900.  _NOTICK ..:   ���  -A._ ;e:__^st_i_g_a._d_  Contracting Painters, Decorators, Papcrliangcrs.  Full lino of wall papor, mouldings, oto,   Kalso-  minlng and Tinting.   Strictly (Irst-class  work.  KstimivtoB f urnishod  Residence Mill Streot,   MI7T QHTM    R   P  Opposi tu School Houso   IMJCiJLOU-N,  Dm \j.  The mattor of tho co-partnership of Kelly   _  Steeper of Nelson, B. C, liverymen. I  All persons having claims against tho co-pnrlj  nerslup of Kelly & Steeper above named or Ih-I  said livery stable business as carried on undet  the name of Kelly Sc Steeper aro requested 11|  hand forthwith to Richard W. Day, tlieir name  and full particulars of their said claims.  TAYLOU & HANNINGTON.  .  Solicitors for Iticliard XV. Day. Administrator.  7&  FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES.  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. F. Sc A. M.  Meeta second Wednesday in each month.  Sojourning brethren invited.  KN10HTS OF PYTHIAS- Nelson Lodge, No,  25, Knights of Pythias, moots in I. O. O. F.  Hall, corner-laker aiul Kootenay streets, _,_.,  ~ '       ��� -   ��� ��   -     Visiting Knights  evory  Tuesday ovening at 8 o'olook. Visiting Knlghte  cordially invited to attend; F. >T. Bradley, C. C;  J. A. Pan.uc.te, K. of R. & S..  ELSON L. O. _,��� No. 1692, meets in I. O. O. F.  Hall, corner Baker and Kootenay streets,  1st and 3rd Friday of each month.   Visiting  brethern cordially invited.   K. Robinson, W. M.  W. Crawford, Recording-Socretary.  NELSON iERIE, Number 22, Fraternal Order  of Eagles, meets every second and fourth  Wednesday lueaeh month in Fraternity Hall.  Visiting brethren welcome. W. Qosnell, Prosl  dent.   Charles ProBBor.Seoretary.  St JOSEPH'S SCHOOL  Thorough Euglish, Calisthenics, Music,  man and French if required.   ~  Gor-       Fall term commences 3rd September.  1 For particulars apply to  MISS PaLMKR, Josephine Street.  ���  ,.   . NELSON. B. C.  A boarding and day school conducted by the  Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. It is situated at  the corner of Mill and Josephino stroets in ono of  the best residential portions of Nelson, and is  easily accessible from all parts of tho city.  The courso of study includes tho fundamental  and higher branches of thorough English .duca-  tion: Business course���bookkeeping, stenography and typewriting. Science course���music;  vocal and instrumental, drawing, eto. Plain art  and needlework, eta  Next term commences September 3rd.  For terms and particulars Apply to tbe Slater  Saperlor.a  TRADES   UNIONS.  NELSON MINERS' UNION NO. 90, W.  M.���Meots in minors' union rooms, north  east cornor Victoria and Kootonay streets, evorl  Saturday evoning at 8 o'clock. -Visiting monj  . bors.wolcomo. M. IU Mowatt, President. Jamil  Wilkos, Socretary. Union Scam. oi��' WAoi  kor Nrij.o.v District���Per shift, . iiiachin|  men, SS.fjO: hammorsmen minors, $3.2'); muekor  carmen, shovolors and other underground laboi  ers, $3.00.  RADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.-Tho regis  lar meetings of tho Nolson Trados and Laud  Council will bo hold in tho minors' union hai]  corner of Vlotorla and Kootonay streets, on tr,  first and third Thursday of each month, (.  7.30 p.m. O. J. Thorpo, Prosidont. J.H. Malh|  son, Secretary.  THE regular meetings of the Carpentors' Unid  are hold on  Wednesday evening of ea��l  week, at 7 o'clock, in the Minors' Union hall ca  nor Victoria and Kootenay streets.-  R. Robil  son. President.   James Colling, Secretary,  BARBERS' UNION.-Nelson Union, No. 19G, I  the International Journeymen Barber's UJ  ion of America, meets overy flrst and third Moj  day of each month in Minor's Union Hall, con J  of Victoria and Kootenay streets, at 8:30 p.!  sharp. Visiting brothers cordially invited 1  attend. J.H. Matheson, President. W. S. B|  ville, Seoretary.  BRICKLAYERS AND MASONS' UNIONl  The Bricklayers and Masons' InternatiorJ  Union No. 3 of Nelson meets second and fomf  Tuesdaysin each month' at Miners Union ha  J. W. Etcher, president; Joseph Clark, recordij  and corresponding secretary.   LABORERS' UNION.-Nelson Laborers' Pi  teotive_Union,_ N0...8121, A. F. of L., meets!  Fraternity Hall, Oddfellow's block, corner.of  ker and Kootenay streets, overy Monday ovei:  at 7:30 p.m. sharp. Visiting members of the Ami  can Federation cordially invited to atl  McFco, President. Percy Shackelton, Secrotai  NELSON PAINTERS' UNION-The  .meeting, of  the  Painters'  Union.  reguj  ... ._   __   .   .       ...       is lvt  the first and third Fridays in each month at Ml  ers' Union hall at 7:30 sharp. T.O. Skatbo, Pre  dout; Will J. Hatch. Secretary.   PLASTERERS' UNION-The O. P. I. A.  172. meets overy Monday evening in  Elliot block, corner Baker and Stanley streets.]  8o'clock. J. D. Mover, president; Donald 7  Lean, secret���Tl THE TBTBTDTE: KELSON0 B.G. THURSDAY; SEPTEMBER 20, 1900  '��� 7 . ii?;::,:'?ttyy:'7��;STSaH^SSSS. 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Clouston Gouoral Managor  NELSON BRANCH  Cornor Baker and Kootonay- Stroots.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branches In London. (England) Nkw York,  Chicago, and all tho principal cities in Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchango and Cable  Transfers. .   ���       ,     ,   _    ,,_  Grant   Commercial   and   Travelers'   Credits,  availablo in any part of tho world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Mado, Etc.  Savings Bank Branch  CURJtENT RATE OP INTEREST PAID.  NO  LONGER  ON   "THE   SQUARE."  Now that there is no reason for  keeping quiet the scmultils of the  ring, which really caused the legislature to kill the Horton law, under  whicli lighting flourished, many  stories of irregularities are coming  lo the surface. One of them explains the mysterious ability to  strike a terrific blow by the slender  Kid McCoy. According to those  who should know, it all came from  his method of bandaging his hands.  These persons say that the young  lloosief without bandages on his  hands could hit no harder than any  other man of his. weight. An illustration of hi.s methods is said to  have occurred in his battle with  Peter Maher. Jn that fight Maher  went down and unmistakably out  under a blow that did not seem to  spectators to have great force back  of it. Afterwards Maher said it  seemed to him he had: been struck  with a chunk of lead.   He was not  'far-wrong. Before entering the  ring to meet -Maher, McCoy drove  ��� all persons from his room except  George Considine, who put on the  bandages. These bandages consisted of heavy and wide strips of canvas, thickly coated withan adhesive  substance, which quickly hardened.  Tlio canvas was wound round and  round McCoy's hands, uutil across  each set of knuckles was raised a  ridge quite half an inch thick.  The coating on tho canvas hardened, and the fighter wore a protection to his hands that: weighed as  much, as iron aud which was almost  THE BANK OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and  Letters of Credit on Skajofuay, U. S.,  Atlin, B. C, and Dawson City, N. W. T.  as hard. Little wonder that Maher  thought that he had been -sandbagged when McCoy hit him. It  was 'remarkable-that ".Mahor was  not permanently disabled; as he was  struck a powerful blow, and McCoy's fist was,with its incasings,  =heavy=oriough==to=have=4>rokenHiis;  ;jaw.  Mrs. .Tames J. Corbett is proving  the adage that "Hell hath no fury  like a woman scorned." Her charge  that tho fight between her pompadour spouse and McCoy was a fake  is so corroborated in detail by McCoy's wife that New York in general is prone to believe that Jim's  victory over tho clever Hoosier was  prearrrnged. Mrs. Corbett further  startled the sporting world recently  by declaring that tho last fight between Corbett aud Sharkey was a  pre-arranged affair, and that Mc-  Voy, one of Corbett's trainers, was  paid $2000 for jumping into the  ring and forcing the referee to give  a decision in Sharkey's favor. She  says that she drew the cheque herself, and believes she can produce  the paper to substantiate her story,  ���if need be. Mrs. McCoy had this to  say in - reference to the misssng  "Kiel," who has sued her for divorce  and whom she has also sued:  "The act of my husband in absenting himself and not pressing his  suit or defending mine shows he is  a craven. It. shows who is the  guilty party. It was this ^morning  that I discovered the full measure  of .his depravity and lack of manhood. He took from the vault in  New Amsterdam,,, where it was for  safe keeping, $10,000 worth of  jewelry and valuables given to me  by my first husband, William IS.  Graselmire. In the box also were  storage cheques for my sealskins,  which are very valuable. I have  not yet learned whether he has  secured these."  And so the battle rages, and the  public is expecting revelations that  Imperial Bank of Ganada  HEAP  OFFICE. TOKONTO.  Capital Authorized $2,600,000  Capital Paid up $2,458,603  Rest $1,700,000  D. It. Wilkie, (Icncral Managor.  K. Hay, Inspector.  Nelson I. ran oh���Burns Block, 221 llaker Streot  J. M. IjAY, Managor.  will show the rottennoss that has  marked almost the entire pugilistic  game since-tho days when .lohn Jj.  fought them "all on the level." ...���'  A Limit on.:Strikers.  Toronto Star.  ==-The=caso==of=tho==nineT=motal  .polishers who wero- charged by  manager T. J. Carroll of the Hamilton -.'Brass Manufacturing Company,, with besetting and watching  the buildings and premises of the  company, with a view to compelling  tho company to abstain from  doing acts whicli they had a  legal    right   to   do,    or    compel-  fieison Furniture  Company's Sale  TKNDKI.S nro willed for on llio stock of'tlie  above Compmiy.  Scaled tenders nddressctl U. ��� W. Day, liiiui-  dulor, Nel-on, nnd marked " Tenders for  Furniture Stock."  Tenders will bo opened nt IU noon, Thursday,  Soptmiibcr _7lli.  Highest or any lender not ncccwarilv accepted.  Terms: 25 por cent cash, halanco 1, ., .'I and I  months on approved security at tt per nent.  T.isl, ot stock to bo seen at li. XV. Duv'n ofllce,  ovei Hank ofHalifax.  It. XV. DAY, Liquidator,    .Nelson, J..O.  Kootenay   Coffee   Co.  NELSON, B. O.  ���: Coffee roasters and dealers In Tea and Coffee.  Offer fresh roasted coffee of beat quality as  follows t  Java and Arabian Macha, per pound......f 10  Java and Mocha I ."loud, 3 pounda  1 oo  Fine Santos, _ pounds  i on.  Santos Blend, S pounds ���.v 1 00  Our- Special Blend..C pounds..  1 00  Our Rio Roast, 6 pounds  i oo  A tual order solicited. Salesroom 2 doors east  of Oddfellows blook. West Baker street.  R. REISTERER & CO.  ��� BREWERS AND BOTTLERS OB"  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and regular  delivery to too trad.  Brewery at Ntlson  ling manager Carroll to change hia  mode of. doing business, was tried  by judge Snider yesterday. The  judge found the defendants guilty,  and fined each of them $fT. The  crown attorney intimated that a  light punish ment would satisfy the  crown and the private prosecutor.  The judge, who held that tho de-  fondants li.nd gone beyond their  legal rights in .staying in the vicinity of the factory from day to  day, trying to induce overy new  man employed to, quit, said he  would inflict only a small fine, believing that tliey did not know how  far they could go.  ���  The Liabilities Are Big.  .���I\fQKTn:i-AL.._Sei:>temboi__J_8.___T-ho--  liabilities of the Montreal Cold  Storage and Freezing compauy,  which came to grief through dealing in bogus warehouse receipts,  reach the enormous total of $550,-  000, of which $:3f)0,000 is secured.  Animatograph,  and Musical  Entertainrnent  A grand concert will be held at llio Opera  House on Wednesday. September tiilli, I'.Wft, in  aiilof the ttcnornl Hospital.  Paul's Famous  Mmatograpf]  wir.L uic siiowx von the first timi.  IN CANADA.  ANIMATED  PHOTOGRAPHS  NAVAL,   MILITARY.   COMIC,-  AND. DRAMATIC.  SPORTING  A Large Selection of Transvaal  War Pictures, Including* Scenes of  Goneral Cronje on the march . o Capetown  under escort of City I inperial Volunteers.  Arrival in London of Naval Jiriijadc from  Lady.stiiit.li, captain J.amliton leading.  Seenes on tlio Modder River.  Triumphal entry intonioornfoirtein, etc.,ntc.  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and ooaHt.  Flooring  local and coast.  Newel Posts  ���Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  =ot=aU=kinds;=  IF WIT AT VOU WANT IS NOT IN STOOK  WK WILT. MAKE IT FOK YOU  CALL AND GET PRIC__3.    ���  J. A. Sayward  IIA.X AND ..AKK BTRKKT8, NK..BON  Porto Rico LumberCo.  (LIMITED)  CORNRR OF  HENDRYX AND VKRNON 8TRKKT3  Having Purchased  the Business  Of Fred J; Squire, merchant  tailor, Nelson, I intend to  continue the business so as  : to. keep the patronage of ah  Mr. Squire's old patrons and  get. a- share of the. general  trade. I am now-prepared  to show the latest ;styles in  all lines of spring goods. A  special line on hand-at $25  per iuit;; All^other lines at  low rates. ;None but Union;  labor employed. . ^  . E.&SM_i_Tei.  Neelands'Building; Baker: Street.  FRKD J. 8QUIRK, Manager.  AMERICAN  .   AND  EUROPEAN  PLANS  MEALS  CENTS  R00M3 LK-HTKD BY ELECTRICITY  AND JTBATED BY STEAM  - 25 CENTS TO $1  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lumjber Always in  StocK.  We carry a complete stock rof  Ocast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash; and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  ARTHUR  GEE  MERCHANT ��TAl LOR.  OPI'OSITE   THUS "QUEEN'S'.-HOTEL.  Wednesday, Sept. 26th.  Porto Rico LumberCo. Ltd.  iT~D7^^HOI^Ff  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing promptly atibended to by ��  Brst-oTifla wheelwright. .._._,     _  Speoial attention given to all kind* of repalr-  lng and onutom work from ontelde points,  flhopi  HaU St., between Bakor una Votuoa.  Imtbo slotik of hlgh-dars imported goods. A  specially of Uio tHiunro nhoulder��� tlio latest  fiiRhion In coat..  ROYAL SEAL  -AND ���-"  KOOTENAY BELLE  CIGARS  UNION MADE  Kootenay Cigar Mfg. Go.  NELBON", BRrrTBB OOLU-tBI.'.  Baker and Ward  Streets,* Neleon  (Vjadden House  The only hoteMn Nelson, that has-rmnalned  under one management sltioe 1890.  The bed-rooms are well furnished and lighted  by electricity. ,  . .The bar la always-stroked by the best dom a-.  tlo and Imported liquors and olgars.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  SLOCAN JUNCTIOfJ HOTEL  J. n. McMANUS, Manager  liar stocked with best brands of wines, liquors,  and Cigars. Beer on draught. lo_v_ comfortable rooms. - Hret-olau. Unw board.  32t"td733rBalcer_StreefrNelson:  plEN'S HOTS  BAKER 8T_II_ET. NELSON.  .Lighted by Electricity and Heated-with Hot Air.  '   Large ' oomfortable bedrooms and   flrst-clasa  dining-room.3-Sample rooms for oommeretal men,  RATES $2 PER DAY     *  N|rs. E. G. ClarKe, Prop.  LATK Or Tns ROYAL'HOTEL, CALOABY  EVERY   DAY  t AT  THH  BIG   SCHOONER  Beer or Half-and-half only  FRESH -fl��i.J_re   COOL  Theonly good Beer In Nelson  E. J. CURRAN, Prop.  Corner Stanloy and Silica Streets.  DISSOLUTION   Of   PARTNERSHIP,  '  Notice Is hereby given that lhe partnership .  heretofore existing between Edward i\ Cordingly and A. W. liurdy, carrying on .biislneti. an  Furnituro Healers, In tho City of Nelson, under-  -the niune,-stylo and tlrru of tho Nelson Fundi tint  vCompany.'has this day been dissolved by mutual-  -con��ent.��-.ltiohard-^V; Day of Nolson, 1}. C, uc-  cvountaiit, has been appointed reoeive. to wind  up tlio airairs.oftho Ilrm, to whom all accounts  due the firm must be paid, and all claims agniii.ti  'lliri firm should bo soul.  Witness: K. C. COKOINOLY    .'  XV. A. OALI.iIIKR. A.W. PUBDV.  Dated, tills Orel day ot August, A. D, U00, at  the City ot Nelson.  .t, -i_!.-,-   ^-.it^HT.  .....���.':..v..a.<oPr/wuv.>^g THE TErBUNE: NELSON, B.C., .THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 20 1900  Oueen Victoria. Chocolates  ^^-      .  ., .I���,.- i.,.���   i   rHE  BEST   OUST  T_E3Z_E   __VC_A-JRS:ET  sold ojsrxj-sr b-st  W.  PUT   XTF   IIN"   25   AND  BO   OBNT   BO^CBsiJ   F. Teetzel &- Co.  CORNER BAKER AND JOSEPHINE STREETS.  Hoi - For Fail Clothing - Hoi  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 House  .217 AND 219 BAKER STRKKT. NKT.S0V.  -���Uf  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  to  ffl  W  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  toi  W  jffl  w  m  m  m  m  m  99999919-0-0-0-^'0_2A  1890���Established in Nelson���1890  SCALE  ^petfBm  IIP"  SIZE 10-^ X 3  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  iti  ffl  ffl  iti  iti  iti  iti  ffl  iti  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  iti  to  New Goods Arriving Daily  Our Sterling Manicure Sets are now ready for  'ns-oection.   You can feel sure that price and quality will  be in your favor  We are prepared to sell goods this season cheaper  than last.   Call and inspect the goods  f JACOB DOVER'S,  "THE JEWELER" $  to  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  i.Wk  Our w.iluh and jewelry dopurtincnls aro managed liy Fkiiiod workmen  Wc make and repair everything in our line.    Mail orders receive prompt attention  Xti  ���jA-<0.0-0.0.0.0.0"'!__'__S'__k-___ g'g-g'g/g'g'g-lg'g-g-g"^  ���;9w!'.9'-*r'9_''^''9r'V'99'0-0 ��^^�����5���,5���C.���^^�����_,�����s"���^���>���fc���^���'���*���  Fraternity Hall  f    Thursday Evening, September 20 th.  The Edith J. Miller  ;? Concert   Company   WILL APPEAR IN  A SPLENDID  SONGS  AND  PROGRAMME  BALLADS.  OF POPULAR  TIOEZBTS SlLO.O  THE LATEST  THE LATEST  IN   CANNED   MEATS   IS  "Vr_E3^___E_i IjO-A-IE1  ITS DELICIOUS.   TRY IT.  Sl-NO   l.S  YOUR  ORDKR  I'OR   KRUIT  AND  FRUIT- JARS.  THE WESTERN MERCANTILE COMPANY, Ltd.  Bakep Street. GROCERS. Nelson, B. C  v&  IBTJIT  B  %  LOTS  GAMBLE & O'REILLY, Agents  m  m  m  m  w  OUR  ARK  FILTF.RS  FIJ/TJERS  IT COSTS BUT ONE CENT  I OUR CLOSE8TS  ARE NOISELESS  To drop us a post card that wo may onil and tfivo estimates.  _ _   _ ai    ���. ,  Never" have nny plumbing done until  you have seen our goods and  It saves many dollars.  "  our prices.  OPPOSITE  ����OSTOFFICE,  STRACHAN BROTHERS, Plumbers.  GITY LOCAL NEWS  Tho Kootonay Railway & Navigation Company's new steamor has  beeu successfully launched from  the company's shipyards and is  now receiving the finishing touches.  She has been named the Kaslo and  promises to be tho fastest craft on  tho lake.  Several changes are on -the tapis  at the O..P. R. .station. Havrj'-  Hamilton left last night to resume  his studies at Toronto university.  W.D. Forrester has resigned from  tho service and will be succeeded  by J. TI. Ford of Fort Steele as  ticket clerk. J. A. Sheets, late of  Montreal, has taken a desk in the  freight ollice.  The gas company lias a claim of  something over $100 for damage  done to their gasholder by a stump  blasted out by the C. P. R. men  grading on the ilats, and which  tore a hole through the roof of the  holder permitting 10,000 feet of gas  to escape.  W. R. Machines, general freight  agent of^ the Canadian Pacific's  lines west5of Lake Superior, is putting a day or two in Nelson. He  jokingly says that whenever he  visits Nelson his company loses  money. Mr. Machines is one of the  coming railway men of tho west,  and the company that has his services will make money, if there is  any to be made in handling freight.  The board of trade meeting announced for last night did not  eventuate owing to lack of a  quorum.  A meetiug of the Cooks and  Waiters Union will be held in tho  Miners' Union hall on Saturday  evoning, at S o'clock. Business of  importance will come before the  meeting-  Thc chorus of the Mikado had an  excellent practice under the eon-  duetorsliip of Herr Steiner at St.  Saviour's Sunday school last night.  The next practice is on Saturday  night at tho same place, and next  week practices will be held at tho  D. J. Dewap, J. P.  Notary Public���Conveyancer.  FOR SALE.  Six lots corner HaU and Observaloiy stroets,  faciiiff the lake. Will sell in block or separately, ?"J0O each. Theso are good lote and  good value.  Fire-room collage, full plumbing���new bouse,  on Mines road, near Stanley street. $I5.Vi,  easy terms.  Large well _urnialicd.hoa.se on Carlionalcftlrcor.  ?_>:.00. easy tonus.  flood hoiibc and lot in Hume Addition. S-OO  cash.   Balance $_."> per month.  Lot,50x1 _0, Mill street, fuciiiE lake. ?'_."><)  Lot..">0xl20, comer Hall and Vernon, $:_VXI.  List your properly with mo for prompt pay  sales.  Ofllce in  Madden Block  D. J. DEWAR  TO   LET  FURNISHED  Temperance   Hotel  ON   VERNON  STREET  HUGH   R.  CAMERON  Hakor Street, Nelson.   Agent, and Appraiser.  J. E. ANNABLE  GENERAL  BROKER  Houses and lots for sale in all parts of llio city.  Victoria-Montreal Firo Insurance Company,  Ontario Altitun! Life Insurance Company.  RENTS   COLLECTED.  "_��_ZSee 4NNABLE  Madden Block,  AVard .Street.  ^iiu_iixrir__i_ix____iiii_riiix.iii_L_uri_i.iii_iii4  JUST   ARRIVED  A Car Load of  Allen's Apple Cider.  THORPE & CO.  MONEY TO LOAN  AT 7 PER CENT  ON BUSINESS PROPERTY  pplf a. Li LKNNOX. Solicitor, Nelson B. c I CHARLES   ST.   BAR BE,  opera house. The committee has  decided to produce the Mikado on  October 15th, 10th and ,17th. If  the production is a success tiie  company will probably visit Spokane during tho following week.  .-.'The'- Nelson firemen are not.,to  compete at the tournament in Spokane next month. Chief Thompson  will probably attend the fire chiefs'  convention-; which meets there during the friiit fair.  T. j. Scanlan, the Stanley street  grocer, desires it to be understood  that he is not the Avriter of the let-  tor regarding the milk supply recently published in  Tiik Tium.'NR.  Ewart & Carrie are preparing  plans for oflico buildings for the  Arlington mine. Ono building is  to be erected at the miue and the  other at Slocan City. The Arlington is preparing to ship three carloads of oro daily with the probability of increasing their shipments  to seven cars in the near future.  A. A. Boak, of Vancouver, is in  the city inspecting the local offices  of the various insurance and loan  companies, for which he i.s general  agent. Mr. Boak is registered with  his family'at the Hotel Hume.  Thomas Howell left last night  for Pernio to assist llev. 1 Tarry Stillman, pastor of the Methodist church,  in a couple of weeks evangelistic  services. Mr. Howell will devote  much of his time in future to religious work.  ���J. E. Halton, scenic artist, is engaged in getting out the stage settings for the forthcoming production of the Mikado. He is also retouching the sconory carried by the  I'Ycnch Dramatic Company. Mr.  Halton will probably locate permanently in Nelson.  "Georgo W. Hughes, a pioneer of  the Slocan,,,is at the Phair.  .The hVe'nch Dramatic Company  presented.,"Just Before Dawn," at  the opera house most acceptably  last night. ' Several members of the  Nelson rille compauy assisted in tho  opening act. Tonight the bill is  "Shades of a Groat City." in which  comedy predominates. Tho play  has made a hit elsewhere and will  doubtless attract a largo house.  . Tho at home given by the ladies  aid of tho Methodist Church last  night in tho parsonngo was a great  success. The following ladies and  gentlemen took part in'tho program :. Piano solo, Mrs. Wallace;  solo, G.- L. Lennox; solo Mrs. Thurman; solo, Mr. Smith: duet Mr.  Lennox and Mrs. Thurman; solo,  Mrs. Bell; solo. Mr. Moore. Refreshments worn served iu the  church, where a number of dainty  little tables wore arranged.  NELSON AND DENVER TALK  By Long Distance Telephone.  The commercial capital of Southeastern Kootenay lias now direct  telephone connection with the commercial and political capital of Colorado. This connection is mado at  Spokane with the lines of the Inland Telephone ��fc Telegraph Company, whose lines extend from  Spokano to Butte, Montana, thence  to Salt Lake, LJtah, then on to  Denver.  Wiil Sue for a Grant.  Toronto, September 19.���By  practically a unanimous decision  "the publi(Tlibfary~board"of Toronto"  has decided to take legal proceedings against the city council to secure $2058, the amount cut off by  tho -board of control from the  library board's estimate for 1900.  Steel Plant Will Resume.  Pittsburg, September 19. ���  Oliver's south-side plant of the  American Steele ifc Wire Company  ESTABLISHED 1892  H.   BYERS   &  HARD-WARE  CO.  ESTABLISHED 1892  Garden, Mill,  Steam and  Hose.  Suction  Crucible   Cast  Steel  6-16 to 1-in. in  Wire Rope  stock.  Leather and  Rubber Belting.  Sheet, Square and Round Rubber  Flax and Garlock Packing  Pipe Fittings, Brass Qoods, Rails  Black and Galvanized Sheet Iron  Soft Steel Plates  3-16 and 1-4 x 72, 96 and 120  1-8  Agents���Truax Oro Cars, (iiant Powdor, and Metropolitan I. uso, etc.  H. BYERS & GO.  NELSON  KASLO  SANDON  has resumed operations, and orders  have been issued to start the Anderson "' 'plant and the rodmilll  of the same concern within a week. The mills have  been closed since the Gates order  last April. Resumption is caused  by the return of confidence in the  iron and steel trade and the heavy  demand for wire and nails. Employment will be given to several  thousand men in this district.  Big Eace is Off.  Ni_w York, September 10.���Tho  veterinarian, Dr. Sheppard, who  has been attending Belleyhoo Bey,  William C. Whitney's two-year-old  thoroughbred, ever since the injury  to his hoof, which the horse suffered while running for theFlatbush  stakes, has certified that the wound,  though not liable to cause permanent disablement, will take at least  two weeks longer to heal. Tt is  practically definitely settled, therefore, that there will be uo special  raco between Balleyhoo Bey and  Tommy Atkins of the Keene stable.  Yesterday's Mining Kecords  Yesterday's mining records were:  Transfers���The U. S. claim, six  iniles up Wild Horse creek, by T.  A. Howard of Kossland to Sam  Newswander of Kaslo.  Locations.���The Lila on Morning  mountain, by Thomas Stevenson  and D. Herb.  Certificates of work���To C.  Knutson on tho Northport;  Swan Morin on the Standard.  C.  to  Nova Scotia Man Buncoed.  Trov, New York, September 19.���  John Downey arrived iu this city  this morning from Bradford, Pennsylvania, whore ho had been working in tho lumber district. While  waiting for a train to take him to  his home in Nova Scotia, he was  buncoed out of $50 by a stranger  who claimed to be a resident of  Nova Scotia.  . HOTEL   ARRIVALS.  PHAIR.���A. .T. O'Reilly, Oluw.i: F. O. Sissons  and wife. Medicine Hat; Count A. It. Waoht-  nicister, Sweden: A. K. James, Moosoiuin; N. F.  Townscnd, 1!. Roddick, Itossland.  -I17M1..���d. I". Fiillci'ton, Winnipeg: William  Hums, Cit.y: V. A. AVclistor, Toronto: 'J'. II. Ale  Kcvgio, ilArri'.', Ontario; .1.1!. tiitl'ord nnd wife,  Hull .Mines.  OUKKN'S.���G. IT. McKean, Cicorgo McKean,  Procter; Miss K. ,T. l.ind, Vmir: (.'. A. Uall,  Spokano: .I.S. (Jole. Nelson; A. IC. S.eele, Trail;  Arthur Wilson and <lcor��c Newton, Fernie: H.  J)eRli.i<ay, Ymir.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Contractors and Builders  WILL PO WELL TO  Buy Their Lumber  G. 0. Buchanan's  hand,  'e stook of llrati-olasa dry material on  iso a (all line ot flash, doors, mouldings,  turned work, eto.  Factory Work a Specialty  Yard I  Foot ol Hendryx street, Nelson  Telephone. 91    Joi]l1   Rfce,   AgG_lt  Millinery  Mrs. Enfield has the finest and cheapest English and American hats ever offered in the west.  Nice ready-to-wear hats for 90 cents.  HALL BLOCK  NELSON.  FOR SALE  FOUR  LOTS  AND  COTTAGE  120 feet frontage to Stanley Street.  Lost���A brindlc bull terrier pup,  about three months old. Iteturii lo P. E. Wilson  and Ret reward.  Wanted���A   good sober nian to  net as night porter and yard man atlTotcl Phair.  Lost���A pocket book containing  a Free Miuer'.s Licence andotherpnpuiv:. Uot urn  _lo Vannlono'siiriiu: iii ore anil he rewarded.   For   sale���shot   gun,    12    bore,  nearly new. mado by (.Iroenor; $100 cash, worth  $200.   Apply box No. 10, Triminc ofllce.  Nicely Furnished Rooms���corner  Vernon and Cedar streots.  For Rent���Well Furnished rooms,  bath, electric lights, hot air. Mrs. Ogilvie, north  nido Carbonate street hotwocn Josephine and  Ward.  To rent���No. 293 Victoria street,  a six-roomod house. Apply to F. .1. I tend ley  &Co.  Large   furnished   rooms  to   let.  Apply Macdonald building, corner of .losophino  and vornon streets.  Hack   calls left at   the   Pacific  Transfer barn on Vemon streot. Tolophone  call 35. '  NELSON TENT AND  AWNING  FACTORY  GENUINE BARGAINS  ��������^���fc^*^��� i      ii       __��___��   i r. ���   rrinmiiii   . ���-.    ���    ___.������._������.-���.������______���._. |_..__ir.. )f  In all Lines of Fishing Tackle, Guns,  Rifles and Ammunition   .   .   .   .  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  Season for Fruits  i���&'&&&&&&��,*&&_____- ���-_�����_=��-_>-:_--.a>'^--^---.--^^-^->�� .  Mr ^v  ffl  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  iti  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  When Eve Stole the Fpuit  tiM^mmmmm^m^mm__mmt_m��u_nhimmtmm-______���________���_���__���*____���_���__________���_______���___m____*__���_������___*_���____������mm_____���_____m__^^  Ehodidn'l prpservoit. and il, i<. ivcordcd that when winter mino and Ad'.m  round nopres-crves in lliu cupboard ho "raNcd Cain." ThcAdama of now-  ailayn send their Kvisa to us for I heir fruit.   ,\\'c icccivo ir, daily from Spokane  Our pleasure is in supplying the bost of fruits.  Place j'our order with us.  and you are sure to be  satisfied. Ripe, luscious  fruits, such as these, will  give you health and pleasure. 'Wo cannot express  envy of others' offerings���  because we ourselves have  the best.    ���  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  Telephone 10 185 Bakep Street  Mr  ffl  ffl  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ,V/  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. O.j  HOUSTON I1I.OCK,  COUiVKU 1JAKRU AXD JOSEPHINE STP.EETS.  HOME GROWN  FOR FALL PLANTING  Fruit and Ornamental Trees,  Rosesr-Shrubs,���VinesHBulbs^r  Orders dug in one day; you get it the noxl. No fumigating or inspection charges. Circcnhoiisel  plants, seeds, agricultural implements, etc.- Largest, and most complete stock in t he province. Send [  for catalogue be/ore placing your order... ��� No agent's nor commission to pay.  The best equipped establishment in British Columbia for turning out  all kinds of canvas goods.  Eighty  Thousand  to   Choose  From.  ���white __._s__30_a o_srx_-y- employed.  ADDRESS  VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  M. J. Henry  THEO tyADSOJI, Proprietor.  Baker Street, Nelson.  W. REINHARD, M. D.  General Practice.  SPECIALTY:   Eye,   Ear and   Noso.  Ofllce:   Baker Street, near  Fraternity Hall.  Telephono No. 11.  THE   CALEDONIAN  BOARD AND LODGING HOUSE.  OPPOSITE STEAM LAUNDRY.  Agent I coos accommodation.     reasonable rates,,  P. Burns & Co.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meati  Head Office at  NELSON, B.  O.  Markets at   Nelson,   Rossland,   Trail,   Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, Ne"��  Denver, Revelstoke, ,�� erguson, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade Cifcy, Mid J  way, and Vancouver. ���  Mail Orders Promptly Forwardec  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson &  (J#   TRAVES,   Managd  ORDERS BY MAIL RBCKIVB CAREFUL AND PROMPT ATTENTION

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