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 DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  y��  ***i_*f  EIGHTH YEAR.  NELSON:  SATURDAY MORNING SEPTEMBER 29  1900  PRICE FIVE CENTS  NQ SETTLEMENT ARRIVED AT  But it is Daily Expected.  IIakri.tox, Pennsylvania, September 28.���Notwithstanding the  rumors of settlement, there was no  change in the great coal Htriko  situation here today. It was probably Lhe most inactive day that  president Mitchell and his official  staff have spent since tho strike  began.. The day gave promise of  developing important events at the  Uuited Mine Workers' headquarters, bnt all those interested were  doomed to disappointment. That  president Mitchell was waiting for  information from New York cannot  be denied! as he intimated several  times duriug Lhe day that something might develop before night.  In the afternoon he had two  lengthy conversations over the  long distance telephone, and between four and live o'clock this  afternoon he was at the wire for  more than half an hour. To whom  he talked he declined to say, but  he gave out the information that  he had nothing to impart.  Philadelphia, September 28.���  The coal strike remains unsettled.  Reports of conferences of mine  operators, and of leading officials of  the coal carrying railroads were  plentiful. Beyond the general  statement that the principal point  under disenssiou was" the advisability or practicability of granting  tho mine workers a ten per cent advance in wages, very little  concerning the meetings could  be gleaned. The operators  generally, expressed Lhe opinion  that the increase could not be  granted and the operating expenses  met unless there was an advance  in the price of coal. The larger operating companies, howevei, took  rather a hesitating view of the proposition to further increase the  price of anthracite coal, contending that the competition of bitu-.  . uiiiious-coal was now. too. sharp.  Presiden_;_Jitchell,.of the United  Mine Workers, is reticent, on the  general question of accepting a ten  per cent increase without other  concessions, and, declined to be  interviewed on that point. Quietude  prevailed today throughout tho  mine region.  BONDED THE SLOCAN BOY  Will Commence Work at Once.  T. Ci. Procter of (this city has  taken a bond on the Slocan Boy  property and adjoining claims for  the Manchester, England, syndicate,  which he has interested in.several  large deals in this district. The  Slocan Boy is a promising galena  proposition aiul will be worked  steadily during the winter. Six  men are now engaged in the clean -  ing-up process necessary before  activedevelopmenL-is-started^and"  the crew is to be increased as circumstances permit. Mr. Procter  has just returned from Creston  after starting a crew on the Alice  group which he bonded a few weeks  ago-    Work is proceeding steadily at  the May and Jenny property on  Forty-nine creek. The line of the  proposed wagon road on the creek,  passes immediately below the property and will materially convenience the owners in taking in supplies aud plant.  W. J". Boie, superintendent of the  Rene Laudi properties in Camp  .Mansfield, was in the city yesterday on business. Mr; Boie states  that the development on the group  is progressing satisfactorily. The  Joker veins have been encountered  on the Laudi property at various  points and recent assays from the  leads are unusually high in gold.  The sheriff has'seized the interest of J. Gormley in the Black  Prince, Dnndas "and Hoodoo claims  oil the summit of the divide between Lemon and Springer creeks.  The seizure was made to satisfy a  judgment in the action of Sloan vs.  Gormley for $336, and interest on  $322 at 0 per cent since June 7th,  1900. The claims will be1 offered  for sale by auction on October 30th.  Secretary Hay Will Resume Work,  Washington, September 28.���The  health of secretary of state Hay  has improved rapidly of late, and  ibis expected that he will return to  Washington early next week and  assume the duties of his office, re  lieving Dr. Hill, the acting secre-  taiy, who has been suffering from  a malarial attack. Assistant secretary Adee said today that secretary Hay had been in constant  communication with the department during the past inonth, and  personally shaped the Chinese negotiations iu that period.  MINING IN THE COURT NOW  Fighting Over Smuggler Ore.  Au interesting mining suit is now  passing through   the courts under  the style of Greenlee vs-Diekinson.  The lilaintiff is tho owner or  part  owner   of   the    Smuggler    group,  which   was    recently    bonded   to  Percy Dickinson, representing the  Warner Miller, Syndicate of New  York.      The bondholders made a  payment of $12,000 on the property,  ami spent $20,000 iudeveloping Lhe  claim*.     When   Lhe  bond   expired  an extension of time was requested  which   the   owners refused.     The  Warner    Miller    Syndicate     then  threw up the bond.   By the terms  of the  bond, the  owners  were  to  share   equally in  the  proceeds of  auy ore  shipped  while' the agreement   was  in  force, aud the suit  arose over this point.    A few days  before the bond expired the Warner  Miller people took a couple  of hundred sacks of ore from the property  and proceeded to ship it.    On the  day when  the bond  ran out the  shipment   was   en    route    to   the  smelter.    Plaintiff applied for and  secured   an  injunction  preventing  defendants   from shipping the ore  further, maintaining that defendants had no further interest iu the  ore.   The question for the court to  determine ia new and  will  be of  considerable   importance.     A motion has been made for a dissolution of   the   injunction,   and   the  matter will be argued  on  Monday.  Elliott & Lennie will appear for the  motion.  An innovation will be introduced  at- -the ��� forthcoming .assize court.  ..Members of-the grand^jhry^will-be  paid at the rate of $2 per day and  pettit jurymen at $2 also, insLead  of $'5 as formerly. The statute of  exemptions from jury service will  not come into force until an order-  in-couucil is passed' bringing the  whole Jury Act into force. Ifc is  interesting to note that the present  procedure is that brought into force  by the proclamation of sir James  Douglas, which was the -first Jury  Act passed in British Columbia.  Doc Elwell, who was confined in  the jail hero for a couple of months  awaiting trial, came before judge  Spinks this week aud was sentenced  Lo one year for house breaking, and  one month for escaping from custody. He was taken" to Kamloops  jail by constable Winter of Camp  McKinney.        The ��locket at the forthcoming  session of the assize court, which  opens on -Ocfcobei_l6th,_will_be-one-  of the heaviest in years. The civil  cases have not been filed, the  statute giving the litigants np to  the day of the opening court to  enter actions, but a large number  of suits are already under way and  are likely to come up. The criminal  docket already includes nine cases,  most of which will be lengthy.  The corrected list is as follows:  Regina vs Chenoweth, defendant  being but eight years of age and  charged with murdering a Chinaman at Rossland; Regina vs Albi,  defendant who is now at liberty on  $10,000 bail, is charged with attempted murder at Rossland ; Ro-  gina vs Kefctner aud Frederick,  conspiracy to defraud in a mining  deal; Regina vs Thompson and  Henderson, assaulting a peace oflieer in the discharge of his duty;  Regina vs Maslonka, defendant, a  lad under 10 years of age is charged  with theft from a. house in Nelson;  Regina vs Carlyle and Sutherland,  defendants are charged with breaking into a shop at Kaslo, the matter  arising out of the recent troubles in  the Lode Star Mining Company;  Regina vs Algiers, defendant is  charged with perjury at Rossland  in connection with the jumping of-  the Velvet claim at Rossland; Regina vs Albo, defendant charged  with being accesory to Albi in attempted murder.  Customs Broker Under Arrest.  Montreal, September 28.���Moses  Davis; custom house agent, has assigned, with liabilities of- about  $90,000, about $50,000 is due different" New York firms. Davis is  under arrest on three or four  charges.  FIRST DAY ATTHE RANCES  The Scores Were Low.  The first day's shooting in the  Nelson Rille Association's annual  matches went off satisfactorily and  saw close, though not high scoring,  the wind being tricky. The local  men won the cream off the prize  list, but it is quite on the cards  that the visiting marksmen, after  one day's experience on the ranges,  may come to the front today. Firing began at 9 a.m. and was continued until late in the afternoon,  the marksmen lunching on the  grounds.  The result in the nursery match  for members who had not previously won prizes to the amount .of $3  or over, was as follows', seven shots  kneeling at 200 yards, possible 3**  points:  .    Poinla.  Prize.  Alex Carrie ���..  ...    .   32  .*o  IX O. Lewi-      ....      SO  4  Oncar Burden       .-  .    .   30  :<  D. McKay    30  o    30  o  R. Smith (Ros.land)      .   .  .     28  o  Dr. Arthur   .   - .. ?S  ���7  Chas. Moore (ICti _!o) . .  .. 'i_  1  A. Grant   ..   .        _S  1  R. Strathern (Kaslo)  is  1  J. W. Spring (Rosdlum))  Leu Gobey      23  1   27  1  One score of 27 was counted out.  Tn the C.P.R. match at 200,500 and  COO yards, possible 10r�� points; the-  results were:   " ' ~ '  Polnls  Prize,  H. Bird   9i  Cup and S10  F. II. Stewart             91  8  NT. T. Macleod       .... !!_'  7  A. Uarrio   .... !W  li  Dr. HaU   . . !W  ii  W. Hnrpl Rossland) ....  87  .  D. O. Lewis ..."   .    .��;  *.  T. Plckard (Revelslolce)....  .  .  .86  *>  I.. Gobey   .... 8ii  '_  J. Richardson    8C  '>  J. D. TinklSH   .8,  1  D. McKay   R. H. Dickson (Rossland)...  8i  1  . .. 81  '    1  A. McQueen (Kaslo)   .S'i  1  One score of 83 was counted out.  The finish of fche C. P. R. match  was quite exciting. H, Bird and  F. R. Stewart tied for first place,  with 95 points, and it was necessary to shoot ovei' one range again  to determine who should take the  handsome silver trophy presented  by.the<.employees._of_jthe;C. P. R.  Iii the'shoot "off Bird scored IS'  points to Stewart's Hi. *  In the same match N. T. Macleod  did a bit of remarkably good shooting. His sighter and seven shots  in the C. P. R. match and three  next shots in the extra series found  the bull. Eleven successive bulls is  probably a record for the Nelson  range. Richardson also made a  possible at 500 yards.  The firing will be resumed - this  morning at 8:80 o'clock sharp. The  first match is the Tramway. Then  comes fche Corporation, which is regarded as the most desirable of the  entire programme." Tea will be  served on the ranges by the lady  friends of the association during  fche afternoon.  Training Ship Ashore.  Montuea__, September 28.���The  United States training ship Hawk,  which is on its way to Cleveland,  ran-ashorelasteveningaa-it���came-  oufc of the Lachine canal, nine miles  above here. There will be great  trouble getting her off. The accident occured, it appears, through  the absence of a pilot. The  commander of the Hawk engaged a' pilot before leaving Montreal.. After they had  reached the last lock in the Lachine  canal the pilot jumped out on the  lock and said he was going home, to  get his coat, as he lived nearby.  Thoy waited a long time for him,  but as lie did not return the commander decided to go ahead according to the chart. The boat ran  aground as soon as she got out of  the channel. A tug has tried to get  the Hawk off, but thus far unsuccessfully. The' pilot was nofc a  regular government one.  Three-Cornered Fight in Nanaimo. .  Victoria, September 28.���It  looks as if ~there will be a three-  cornered fight in the Nanaimo constituency. .The men who are behind Sloan, the independent Liberal candidate, are in a measure envious of Ralph Smith, and the prospect of a compromise is-.not.bright.  That Smith will run is"generally  understood. Though running as a  labor candidate he will have the  endorsement of the Laurier "admin-.-;  istration.   " '.' u  Accident on the N. & F. S.  John Sim, news agent pn.the Nelson & Port Sheppard railroad, was  run.over by the evening train at  Five-mile Point last night and received injuries which necessitated  the amputation of his- left leg between the knee and the hip. The  Spokane train tonkas a brief stop  at Five-mile point while khe locomotive runs around the V aud i.s  headed toward the city.* When  engine was uncoupled Sim stood ou  the narrow footplate afc the side of  the pilot. A slight jolt caused him  to slip to the truck and the engine  passed over his leg, mangling it  badly. The injured man was  brought to the city and taken to  the general hospital.. The amputation was performed hy doctors  LaBau and Doherty.  LARDEAU STURN NEXT YEAR  Shauglineflny Boosts For B. C.  "You may put me down among  those who boost hardest jfor British  Columbia" is the way-T.-O. Shaughnessy, president of-the C. I'. R., expressed his sentiments'toward -his  province.    "Prom my personal  ob-'  servation, and from the  reports of,  business which  come ->io  me  daily  from   every." division, in .British  Columbia,   I   am  thoroughly  convinced   that   the   province   has a  splendid future immediately before  it.    On this trip T was particularly  '.struck with  the  improvements to  be seen on every hand, and  especially in Nelson, whielj'has progiessed  rapidly since I visited'the eity ln'st,-  abouta.year.ago7" The.'. C."P. R. is  keeping up with the'times, too, and  ohr yard imf.roveinVifts.and station  buildings will soon',, he' well  under  way.    In regard to'ihe Lardo road,  which  you   tell   me,, interests  the  people of Nelson, f'ican-only state  that next spring willC probably see  some action.taken,;there.   Last year  we spent $200,000 iii grading a section of the road; and.it-was our intention to complete' the" work  this  summer, but the^failure Nof Manitoba crops and other matters arising  in the interim compelled us to draw  in our horns.    Another reason was  that the Lardo district was nofc developed as we had anticipated and  the company desired  to see  more  business   r'n "sight   before   parting   _ with      t'ievC vei'y^      large  sum "of money "ne'eeisary'to'- finish*  the road.   I hope," however, that we  will be able to do something for tho  Lardo people next year.   The Balfour extension is not ballasted yet,  and is therefore  rough, but  when  the  road   is complete it will be a  splendid section.    No further work  of importance  is contemplated  in  this   district, .in   fact  1   don't  seo  what else the Nelson  people  could  ask for." <=  Mr. Shaughnessy arrived in Lhe  city yesterday afternoon. Tn his  party were: R. -B. Angus, S_. B.  Osier and W. JL Matthews, directors of the C. P. K.; AVilliam  Whyte, manager of lines west of  Fort William; W. R. Baker, executive agent at Winnipeg; >1\ A.  Peterson, chief engineer of the system: and J. R. Nelson, private .secretary. They left the steamer at  Procter and were met there by Jt.  Marpole, goneral superintendent;  TSi^taiiTJrSVrTroTrpTdistricfc super-  intendent; 0. McL. Brown, executive agent afc Vancouver; If. J.  Cambie, district resident engineer;  A. F. Proctor, engineer on tiie Balfour extension; John G. Sullivan,  district construction eugineer, aud  other officials. Mr. Mar pole's private car was coupled to the construction locomotive and the parfcy  brought to Nelsou. They registered at the Hotel .Phair and spent  the afternoon in going over the  work under way at the yards, F. P.  Gutelius, local resident engineer,  doing the honors. 'The president  expressed himself as very much  pleased with the plan of work  adopted.  The president's party- will leave  this morning for-Rossland.-'They  are to lunch at noon with .George  T. Blaekstock at Llie War Eagle  mine.        -        -  -  ; .   Another Revolution Started.  New Yobk, September 28.���A  Herald dispatch from Cape Haitien  says: Reports have ,been received  from Monte Cristi, Santo Domingo,  of a. movement to overthrow the  government of president Jimines.  The insurrection has begun at Moca,  and is led by Horacio Vasquez, vice-  president of the republic, and governor Caceras of. the province of  Santiago. ���  He Went.After a Burglar.  Atlanta, Georgia, September 28.  ���Charles A. Collier, former mayor  of this city, and United States commissioner to. the Paris exposition,  died today from the pistol shot re-  b.ived yesterday. It is generally  believed he shot himself while  chasing a burglar.  WASHINGTON IN THE DARK  Has No News From China.  Washington, September 28.���  Tho state department has not been  advised officially of any of the  events of more or less importance  which are said to have occurred in  China within the past twenty-four  hours. If Tuan has been degraded,  aud if Russia contemplates a blockade of the Chinese naval * ports, the  department does not kuow the facts.  It has let it be known to the Chi-,  nese government, thafc Tuan's promotion would be unwelcome to the  United, States government, but  it has not yet , been informed  of the results of that rep- L  resentation. Respecting        the  statement that Ching lias been discovered to be a contributor to the  Boxer cause, it is said that all the  information that the department  has been able to secure, touching  Ching's personality, went to show  his unvarying friendliness for the  foreigners, and upon that record he  has beeu accepted as a competent  envoy.  'The officials declined to say  whether or not the instructions to  minister Conger have gone forward  \yet, but it is intimated that Lhe  minister is fully advised by this  time as to the state.department's  policj'. It is said, however, and the  statement may be significant, that  no developments in 'the" Chinese  situation of importance are expected within the next two weeks  at least.     * .       '   "      '  'The situation in China is now  more serious than ever before for  those interested in preserving the  integrity of the empire. The Chinese government is in the power of  Boxer leaders, who are not likely to  submit io the empress dowager a  proposition- unfavorable, to them.  The friendly viceroys of the south  are' still loyal to the throne, and  any foreign'aggression iu southern  China will -precipitate"-an armed  .uprising.: . Already the.goverhor.of  Ngwang-Hai province had addressed  a memorial fco the enfpress.dowager,  declaring thafc his signature Lo the  viceroy's agreement with the consuls in Shang-Hai was forged.  A Shang-Hai special says: Russia  is holding all tho forts and' strategical points from Taku to Pekin.  Russia's possession of the railroad  shows by the permanent arrangement which her officers are making  that she intends to swallow the  north of China. No one here believes that Russia will ever move  oiit except under overwhelming  pressure from other powers.  Russian Emigrants For Ganada.  Montr rat,, September 28.���Three  Molkan delegates from southern  Russia have arrived here from  Ottawa, accompanied by the superintendent of immigration. The visit  is to make arrangements wiLh Lhe  Canadian���Pacific-railway���for-the  transportation next win Ler for 7000  of their compatriots, who intend to  leave the czar's dominions in  southern Russia to settle in the  Canadian northwest. As soon  as satisfactory arrangements  have been complete*. the  immigrants will begin to arrive.  The Moikans are spoken of as a  highly desirable class of settlers,  industrious and frugal, with a  knowledge of fa.rming and rudimentary handicrafts. They hold peculiar .religious tenets. They are  Christian-, and their views arc obnoxious to the ruling authorities in  Russia. Their ideas of social and  family life are similar to that much  persecuted section of Russian Jews.  They do uot object to military service, but havo long suffered undor  Russian oppression, and are looking  forward to a period when they can  establish themselves under free institutions.  .    Enterprising Merchants in Jail.  Montreal, September 28.���Alex  McCullogh; vice president- of the  Crbll & McCullogh Dairy Company,  and D. J. McGillis. secretary of. the  Montreal Cold Storage^ Freezing  Company, were arrested this evening on a charge of conspiring to  defraud the Merchants Bank of  Halifax out of the sum of $220,000,  by means of warehouse receipts for  goods alleged to be stored in the  storage company's premises, and  which were not there.  Japanese Ministry Resigns,  London,    September    29.���"The  Yaingata ministry   has  resigned,"  cables the Yokohama correspondent  of the Daily Mail, "aud the marquis  Ito will probably succeed to the  premiership. Such a change would  not affect Japan's policy iu China.  The marquis Ito favors hearty cooperation with Great Britain, and  strongly opposes the partition of  China or Russian ascendancy  there."       -  SENTIMENT VEERING ROUND  UnioniHts Not Overconfident.  London, September 28.���-The parliamentary general election campaign presents no remarkable feature. Arthur J. Balfour, first lord  of the treasury, seems to recognize  that the khaki issue alone is not,  strong enough, and has written tt!  second manifesto in the' shape of a  1 letter criticizing lord Rosebery's  manifesto so far as the latter deals  with domestic questions. Speaking  last evening at Manchester, Mr.  Balfour, replying to a question on  the subject of international currency, said he had 'always been  in favor of a stable par of exchange,  which would benefit the trade and  commerce of Great Britain and of  other countries. Mr. Chamberlain,  the colonial secretary, has' written  a letter in the course of which lie  says that as the" Dutch republics  have beeu annexed, he does hot expect any formal declaration of  peace. He asserts that he does, not  know whether the" queen intends'  to 'fix a day of national thanksgiving. ,    _ ,  Speaking yesterday at B ils ton,  Mr. Chamberlain warned the'.electors against over confidence! Sir  Michael Hicks Beach,-chancellor of  the exchequer, speaking last evening at Bristol, said the country had  quite enough on its hands at pre"  sent, and to attempt to establish  an English administration of a portion of China would be an - act of  madness.' '_  Mr." L. Courtney, speaking at Bat-  tersea, in favor of the candidacy of  John Burns, admitted that^the'gov-  'erj_n^t^w^li^l&^g^^J}l��  majority '_.'..' y V - l" ���  Mrs. George Cornwallis/; West  (lady Randolph Churchill)'is assisting her sou, Winston Leonard  Churchill, in his canvas. Disorder-  ly scenes liave attended some of his  meetings.  The Daily News says: "Fi very-  body knows thafc captain Hedworth  Lambton, who, wifch his sailors,  marines aud naval guns, did so  much to save Ladysmith, sees no  reason for approving tho way in  which the government prepared for  and conducted the war in South  Africa. On the contrary, he finds'  solid ground for condemning them,  and as Liberal candidate for New-  cnstle-on-Tyne is trying to put his  disapproval in a practical form.  Few men can speak on the  subject " with such authority  as he, a fact of which the  Tories are painfully conscious. To  make"matters"worse"for~the"gentle^"  men who hope thafc khaki will give  them another lease of power there  are other Liberal candidates who  are or have been afc the front. The  most widely known after captain  Lambton is T. A. Sheffy, who has  returned from South Africa and is  nctively wooing the electors of the  Christ church division of Hampshire.  His services in connection with the  Imperial Yeomanry ai'e, politically  speaking, a most inconvenient thorn  in the side of the government."  A curious feature, comparing the  present election with those bitter  campaigns of 1892 and 180"., is the  absence of home rule from the  hustings. Except in Ireland, it is a  dead issue, or at least a thoroughly  suspended one. The rights and  wrongs of ritualists aro now much  more frequently discussed than the  once famous cry wliich s'Cnt' Gladstone into retirement and put Mr.  Chamberlain' pi) the government  benches.         ���'" ��� ''  Sealing Again a Failure.  1 Victoria, September 28.���H.M.S.  Icarus, of the British patrol fleet in  Behring Sea, returned this evening.  ���Her officers say the British Columbia schooners are returning home,  as the sealing season has been a  complete failure on account of. the  rough weather.  Mayor Oarden Nominated.  Vancouver, September 28. ���  Mayor J. F. Garden, M.P.P., was tonight selected as the Conservative  standard bearer iu the district of  Burward. No other name was  mentioned, and the convention was  unanimous. Garden has not yet  accepted.  '-Ki  ���<_ I  ypi  GERMANY WILL BACK DOWN  And Modify Her Terms/  London, September 29.���Appar-.  outly Germany's retreat from an ".","���  untenable position has virtually,. S .  been accomplished.' The Paris corre-'' *'_  spondent of the Morning Post, says: -'."j  "An agreement with the. Chinese1; ���% "-  programme has been, arranged bei.-',v��  tween France, Germany and "Russia.r-V'^l  ifc will-be submitted to the other^j'^l  powers Avithin a few daya ThevV'^J  action recognized will be mildep-jff^'  than Germany's original pvoposai'.^}^^  It is expected that all the poweiV^^Jfl  will accept the programme.%.v- ������"V'vi^o'l  * > ���>1,r'h * * "*      l* *^ t l5vS!li_'^��__r_"__  The Cologne Gazette," Jh7an6th'et^/'v^t^|  semi-official statement, apparently^^^l  intended  for consumption  in   the*-'...;J��S|  United States and En'gland, points" ,^7]f  out the serious position ^resulting   .; i/st,  from,  prince   Tuan's   ascendancy.r'-'^^l  "The continued massacres of.fmis-'-'^^M  sionaries, converts and others indicates that the anti-foreign movement is directed -from an influeu-"  tial center."     Jt thinks that-the'  situation thus createdniust appear;  intolerable, even to those powers}'^j^  favoring a/policy of indulgence' aijd7*4%||  forbearance.'-' . .   .--- 7   ",'-r"��;?"^,'}%^  The "Tien-Tsin correspondent, of-"*lHf^i  the Standard says:- "I learn :tiiafc^\.^|  Li Hung Chang has declared'that^i^i  vice-admiral Alexieff has gone 'to^T\|��|  Pbrfc Arthur, to avoid "meeting*-;^-l||  count von Waldersee, who was" fW^s^l  hold a conference with him' niid'^^pf|  with vice-admiral Seymour and si K .l3_^|  Alfred Gaselee."'*     ;   -��� -..;''���>.  f&gffl  The " following dispatch, .dateicL7'��^|  September 17th, lias been " received:.^.^I  and isjiow following  them :ih,thi^iit#l  proviupe of Chi Li.  ,Some excitement has'been caused'  by a rumor'that Chinese .steame'rs;^y^%|  flying, the British "flag, We co'nvey-7^y*jg|  ing   munitions   ot .war, from  Uteu.^s^l  Shang-Hai arsenal northward,. \ ^*'"K^i?^|  ilfc is report.ed.tha'i. .Russia hasTofr^^wl  \ _���  September _.��.-���I'he pr_  tical deadlock inthe efforts' to open" * .I*';  peace negotiations, with .China .has'; _; .V  given an impetus to the suggestion- / -"  that the ministers at Pekin be'in%' "J  struefced to hold meetings for tiie, +vi��  purpose of drawing up the terms of > ��_$  tho tioaty of peace. The fact that,'__',%  the powers, through the exchange - ,. ?*|  of views between their re---'*..-?,  spective foreign offices, are un-.  able to reach any agreement, has,  it is claimed,* clearly emphasized  the difficulty of settling on ternis  regarding occurrences at so great a-  distance, and, it is added, it has  shown that the ministers on the  spot are the persons most fitted  and capable for working out a common ground of settlement.-- General instructions only, it is further  suggested, have been given to the  ministers, the details to be leffc  lai'gely_fco theii__discret"ou,_____���-���  3>l  ��r -I  ���_"if  - yl  BRITAIN GIVES A WARNING  To Mr. Kruger's Friendu.  London, September 29.���Great  Britain lias scut a note to the Dutch  government, accord ing to a dispatch  from Amsterdam to the Daily Mail,  which contains a warning, that if  Mr. Kriiger is allowed to carry bullion or statu archives ou board the  Dutch war ship, which is to bring  him Lo Europe, it will be regarded  as a breach of neutrality on the  part of the Netherlands.  New York, September 28.���  Lord Roberts has informed the lord  mayor of London by telegraph that  the City Imperial volunteers will  reach that city November 5th, says  the Tribune's Londou correspondent. This news will give great  satisfaction, for it means the volunteers will be enabled to tafce part  iu the civic procession on lord  mayor's day, November 9th. Lord  Roberts himself does uot expect "to  return home so soon. He is certain  to be the recipient of many honors  in Natal and in Cape Colony, and  probably . at least; six weeks will  elapse between the time he quits  tho Boer iip-country and the day  on which he again sets foot in  England. ;;  Want Boers as Colonists.  Berlin, September 28.��� The  Tages Zeitung today" publishes an  article strongly advocating the offering of inducements to the Boers  to settle in Geiman South-Wesfc  Africa,  ���'"���'��� -���'.'���" yty'.yt.^i-._yM&  ���'-, -���';��� 2-'t;- .^*R_wS^3_���  s||M______________ THE TRIBUNE:  KELSON B. C.SATURDAY- SEPTEMBER. 29 1900  HUDSON^ BM  COMPANY,  It;  I INCORPORATED 1670.  STYLISH  te  fete  i-  We are showing a nice line  nl' suitings' in VENETIAN  CLOTHS  From $8,50 to  $16 per Suit  TME NEWEST SHADES OUT.  Also a fine assortment of skirt  lengths, no two alike, Scotch  Tweed effect_s Heather Mixtures and checks  From $7.50 to $8,50  With a poor wheat crop in Mani-  ' toba.and the Northwest Territories,  the Canadian, Pacific ��� is compelled  to fall back on the mining districts  of British, Columbia for traffic that  will pay, and the president of. that  greatest of Canada's  industrial enterprises knows that   every .good  word thafc he can say regarding our  mining   resources   Avill  bear fruit.  The tonnage of ore from mines directly tributary to his company's  lines   in   Kootenay and  Southern  Yale is increasing every day, and  it is not at all visionary to predict  that next year ifc will  be double  what   ifc   will   be-this year.   The  handling of five thousand tons of  raw, ore   a   day   from    mines _to  .'smelters;'short haul as it will  be,  means a -million dollars.a year in  freight charges, aud another, million  a year for the haulage of goods and  supplies, to the mines, smelters, and  the people who .work in or around  them.   Is it any wonder, then, that  far-seeing railway   men,   like Mr.  Shaughnessy, are* 'boosting" British..  Columbia.  , ThrMiner says the work of mak- |  ing Baker .street a credit to the  city "must stop-at Stanley.'.' Wo  are not aware that that ex-subsidized sheet was charged with either  financing the city or directing .the  the expenditure of the city's revenue. - We are afraid if ifc had that,  privilege ifc would have less difficulty than ifc has of financing its  own business.  Willi a ai Wh v te, yy h o has charge  of all   the  lines  of   the Canadian,  Pacific railway west ..of Lake; Superior, lias never been charged -with.,  being either a real- estate or town-:  site boomer; instead, he has always,  been   credited   with being a man  whose solo aim  was to make .the  lines under his direction the.equal,  if not the best, of any of the company's system. . And  he has sue-,  ceeded.   His opinion, of   n   town,  therefore is worth, having,.as it is  disinterested.     Yesterday he said  that no town in the country with  which he is familiar has shown a  steadier growth than Nelson, and  he was satisfied that no town looked  more permanent. The work in progress on. 13aker street, he maintained, was of the kind that gave  strangers.a favorable impression.   ���  A. Macniimor, inspector of the  Bank oC Montreal, was in Nelson  yesterday and leffc for Itossland this  .morning, J le says that, while the  business throughout Canada is  good, ye.fc money i.s nofc being loaned  freely. One of tho reasons for this  is the uncertainty of the result of  the general elections in Canada and  the presidential election in the  United States. Once these elections  are over business will be on a better  basis and money will bu easier. Mr.  Macnider was here two year.-, ago,  nnd was agreeably surprised at the  advancement that Nelson has made.  With Baker street macadami/cd  from Hall street west to the London & British Columbia Goldfields  office building. Nelson will have fche  finest appearing street, of any city  in the province, barring possibly  Vancouver.  ly-be provided with.an .assisfcant:atk  an early date.. The school  regulations allow an extra teacher  when the attendance averages over  forty, and steps are to be taken at  once to direct the department's  attention to the necessity of appointing an assistant.  MINING   EECOEDS.  Yesterday's mining records weie:  Locations, the Lady Minto on Morning mountain, two miles .southwest  of Nolson and adjoining the William claim, by Neil McColeman; the  rtoyston fractional on Morning  mountain ono and a half miles  south of Nelson, by J). F. M'owat;  the Polar fractional on Forty-nine  creek adjoining the Northern Light  group, by S. S. Taylor; the North  Star afc fche head of center Forks'of  Forty-nine creek, by S. S. Taylor.  Certificates of work, to the B. A.  C. Gold ��v. Silver Mining Co. of B. C,  Limited, on tho Big Diiluth, Alice,  llattio M, Anna B. ami   Ma  claims;  to D. F. Mowat on the  Magora.  Pomona and  NELSON'S SCHOOL  ATTENDANCE,  The number of pupils enrolled' at  the various Nelson schools for the  present term is Gf.0. The pupils  are divided.among.the schools as  follows: Central 31,"J, St. Joseph's  14S, Hume addition, 57, and Kindergarten 30. The schools are well  into the fall woi'k, and within a  few weeks active preparation for  the autumn examination will be  under way.  At the Central fche attendance is  smaller than at this time last year,  due directly to the opening of the  Hume aud St. Joseph's schools during the winter.  The average attendance afc St.  Joseph's is over 125, and tho present  quarters are insufficient to handle  the classes as the sisters would, prefer. The new building is well under  way.and will be ready' for occupation after the mid-winter vacation.  The building now in use will then  be utilized for a gymnasium.  The daily attendance .at the  Hume school runs from I!" to i>0,  and principal Clayton .will probab-  Wfilsom'j'  Having Purchased  the Business  Of Fred J. Squire, merchant  tailor, Nelson, I intend to  continue the business so as  to keep lhe patronage oi" al.  Mr. Squire's old patrons and  get a share of the general  trade. I am now prepared  lo show lhe latest styles in  all lines of spring goods. A  special line on hand at $25  per suit. All other lines at  low rates. None but Union  labor employed.  E. Skinner  Neelands' Building:, Baker Stroeti..  FRED.J. SQUIRE. Managor.  ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT. TAILOR.  OPPOSITE   Till.   QUEEN'S   HOTICL.  _-A_m'___*_W. __r--f,-_,_f,<,^._f'^-^-^__-^_'j_!'--tf-J�� -^��-������-*'���-���-- ��� r- _i-  - _���    ,_ w ,__ ,__. w. -. __ ^ ,__   Xif  m  ffl  ffl  ffl  to  to  to  iti  ffl  iti  iti  ffl  ffl  ffl  iti  ffl  iti  iti  ffl  iti  ffl  ffl  ffl  iti  ffl  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti.  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  ffl  iti  iti  ffl  iti  iti  iti  &  MILLINERY OPENING  OCTOBER 3rd, 1900  We cordially invite all lhe ladies of Nelson ancl neighboring towns to call at our millinery parlors on the above  date and inspect our stock of fall and winter millinery, consisting of the latest Paris and American pattern hats,  and a very superior assortment of Ihe very latest novelties and most stylish millinery. We also display on our  counters the most select and complete stock of dry goods, furs, mantles, jackets, suits, capes, dress plaids, ready  made skirls, and .suitings ever shown in ir. citv. We ask you to specially examine our prices and see that they  compare" favorably with "EASTERN  PRICES.  REMEMBER THE DATE  October 3rd  FBBID  IRVIME &; GO  _i'A^_>-A^^-s-a-4i-a-A^-s-a-a-a-,a-a__'a'a,-.-'a ____________  * __^"^ ^m\\0 ^m\Ww ^l\^0  Wl  iti  iti  iti  iti  to  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  to  iti  to  to  iti  to  to  to  to  iti  to  iti  to  to  \ti  iti  to  to  iti  iti  to  to  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  Port  .Specially recommended  for dyspepsia,   loss of  appetite,   sleeplessness,  indigestion, . weakness  from  whatever  cau^e,  nervousness,       fevers,  consumption,    malaria  and general debility.  "i Women  complain   of   a  .tired feeling.   Wilson's In-  'valid's Port is  Immediate  nnd -efficacious, leaving no  Harmful effects.  Men will find, it parlicu-  , larly valuable as .a rcstora-  ��� live nnd n strengthencr of  . the body and nerve system ���  We recommend I his l onic  CANADA DRUG  AND BOOK  COMPANY  Nelson, U. C.  Large slock of high-class imported goods. A  specially of lhe square shoulder���the latest  fashion in coats.  E. P. WhaMey, d. P.  NOTARY PUBLIC  OIHco with C, W. West*. Co., comer Hall and  I taker streets.  City ofllce of. tho Nelson Soda water Factory.  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Comer. Victoria and Kootenay Streets.  P. O. Box 5��9.. TELEPHONE NO. 95  AMERICAN  AND  EUROPEAN  ���   PLANS  MEALS  CENTS  Kootenay   Coffee  NKLSON. 13. C.  Co.  (.ftlfoo roasters and dealors In Tea and, Coffee.  Offer fresh roasted coffee of Itesli quality as  follows) '������'     '"'���" ."r  Java aud Arabian Macho, per pound 9  10  Java and Mooha /.'lend, 3 pounds  1 00  Flue" Santos, 4 pounds  1 00  Santos Blend, 5 pounds  1 00  Our Special Blond, .pounds  1 00  Our KIo Koasti, 8 pounds......... ��� 1 00  A h ial order aolloltied.  Salesroom 2 doors oast  of Oddfellows blook. Wrw.li Baker Htreefc.  R. REISTEREK & CO.  iiiticw_n_ anh bottijcrs or  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt, and regular  rlnllvnry lo tliti trails  Brewery ai Nelson.  Estate of Henry J\-Gervan  In the matter of the estate of HenryA.Uervan,  law uf the ulty of Nelson in tlie province of  British Columbia, deceased.  Notice Is hereby gi ven pursuant to t.he "Trus-  tees and .Executors Act" of the revised statutes  of the Proviee.of.British Columbia;- 1S97, Cap  187, that all creditors and-.others having claims  against the estate of the said Henry A. Gervan,  who died on or about the 29tb day-of March,  1900, to send by post, prepaid, or deliver to Messrs..  Galliher Sc Wilson, of tho said City of Nelson,'  solicitors for Thomas ,1. McCammon, the administrator of the personal estate and .effects of the  said deceased, or to the said Thomas J."McCain-',  mon'of the City of Nelson aforesaid, their chriS;  tlan and surnames, addresses and descriptions,  the full particulars of their claims, the statement  of their accounts and.the .nature of the securities, if anyt held by them, on or -before the 20th  day of October, 1900.       ;        -.    :  : And further take notico that after such last  mentioned date the said administrator .will proceed to.distribute  the  assets of the .deceased  among the parties entitled 'thereto*, having .regard only to the claims which he .shall then have  notico, and the said, administrator .will not be  liable for the said assets or any part thereof to  any person or perso.ns of whose claims.notice.,  shall not have been receiver) by him .at the time  of such distribution. :  ��AM.IHKR & WILSON,  .   .Solicitors for Thomas J. McCammon, adminin-  taforfor Henry A. Gervan, deceased.   :. ���  f��at��d (Jiis 20Ui day of gepteintier, IS00.  TRADES   UNIONS.  NELSON MINERS' UNION NO. 90, W. F. o  M.���Meets in miners' union rooms, northeast corner Vietoria and Kootenay streets, every  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. Visiting mem-,  bers welcome. M. It. Mowal.t, President, .lame  WilkcB, Secretary. Union Scai.k o*% Waoes  kok NKI.80N Distkict���Per shift, machine  men, $:i.u0: liammcrsmcii miners. $3.25; muckers,  carmen, .hovelers and other underground laborers, $3.00.  TRADES AND LAUOH COUNCIL.-Tho regu-  lar meetings of the Nelson Trades and Labor  Council will'bo held in the miners' union'hall;  corner of Victoria and Kootenay streets, on. the  first and third Thursday, of each month, at'  7.30 p. ni. G. J. Thorpe, President. J. H. Matheson,, Secretary.  THE regular meeting's of the Carpontors' Union  are held on  Wednesday, evening of oach  week, at 7 o'clock, in the Miners' Union hall cor-  -ner-Vlctorla-aad---Kootenay-atreets.���n.���Robin--  son. President.  James Colling, Secretary.  BARBERS' UNION.-Nelson Union, No. 19G, of  ,tho international Journeymen Harbor's Union of America, mcetB every llrst and third Mon-,  day of each montb In Miner's Union.Hall, corner  of Victoria and Kootenay streets, at 8..I0 p.m.  sharp. Visiting brothers cordially invited to  attend.. J. U. Matheson, Presidont. W. S. Bel-  ville, Secretary.      :  RICKIiAYERS AND MASONS'  UNION.  Tha Bricklayers and -Masons' International  Union No. 3 of Nelson meets second and fourth'  : Tuesdays in each month at Miners  Union hall.  J. W. Richer, president; Joseph Clark, recording  ROOMS LIGHTED BY ELECTRICITY  AND HEATED BY STEAM  M CENTS'TO fl  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON  B.C.  321.to,331 Baker Street, Nelson.  QUEENS HOTEL  BAKER STREET. NKLSON.  Lighted by, Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.7  NKLSON. PAINTERS' UNION-The  mooting of tho   Painters' Union  . pre  and corresponding secretary,  LABORERS' UNION.-Nelson Laborers' Pro  tectivo Union, No. 8121, A. KV of L., meets in:  Fraternity. Hall, Oddfellow's block, corner of Ba-.  ker and Kootenay streets, every Monday evening  at,7::!0p.m. sharp. Vislliiigmemborsof theAinerl"  can Federation cordially Invited to attend. A. W.  MuFeo. l*rQBldont. Percy Shackelton. Secretory.  rogular  ....  ...... is held  the first and third Fridays In each month at Mill-,  ers' Union hall at 7:30 sharp. T.O. Skatbo, Presl-  dent; Will J. Hatch. Secretary.    PLASTERERS'. UNION-The O. P. I. A. No.  172. meets every Monday evening In  the  Elliot block, corner Baker and Stanley streets, at -  8 o'clock.  J. 1). Mover, president: Donald Mo  T-flnn. nnnrntAry'  FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES.  JL     NELSON. LODGE, NO. 23, A. K. tc A. M.  _w__r Moets seoou'd Wednesday in eaoh mouth.  ^^^Sojouralng; brethren Invited.  K~~ NIGHTS"5FJPYTHIAS- Nelsou Lwlije, No,  25.Kni_htsof Pvthlas. meets in l.O.O.V.  25, Knights of Pythias, meets. In I.  Hall, corner .Baker and Kootenay streets,       . _ Hradloy.C.C;  J. A.'Pnauette, K. of.R. & S.  i dukow, evors  IflJUnsr Knlght-  ' Large oomfortablb bedrooms and  flrst-olasB  dlniug-raoui. Sample rooms (or commercial men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  N|rs. E. G. Clarke, Prop.  I.ATK OK THE KOYAT. HOTEL, OiLOARY  O. W. West & Co.  COAL I      WOOD 1  Hard Coal .     *QCC.| Crow's.Nest)     AR IR  Anthracite      *M��W |coal' JW��.-I��P  I_)__331il-V-E!REJ1D  CRATED AND MINERAL WATERS. -  THORPE & CO., LIMITED.-Corner Vernon  mid Cedar streets, Nelson, manufacturers  of and wholesale dealers lu Mi-nted waters and  fruit syrups. Solo agents for Halcyon Springs  mineral water.   Telephone 111).  r ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  W|i'. TEETZEL & (:0.���Corner llaker and  ���' .losophine streets. Nelson, wholesale deal-,  ers,in   asaayers- supplies.   Agents, for Denver  ���Firo Clay Co. of Denver.' Colorado.  CIGARS.  KOOTENAY CIGAR MANUFACTURING  CO.���Corner Baker and Hall streets, Nel  son, manufacturers of "Royal Seal" and "Itooto  uay Belle" brands of cigars.  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.-    *  HJ. EVANS Sc CO.���llaker streot, Nolson  ��� wholesale dealers in liquors, cigars  cemont, lire brick and fireclay, water pipoiand  steel rails, and general commission merchants.  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES]  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY & CON-  . STRUCTIONCOMPANY- Wholes.ilo'deal-  ers iu telephones, annunciators, bells, batteries,  fixtures, etc., Houston block'.- Nelson.  FLOUR AND FEED.  BRACKMAN - KER MILLING COMPANY  ���Cereals, Flour, Grain, Hay. Straight or  mixed : cars-shipped to all Kootenay. Point9.  Grain elevat ors at all principal points uu ('alg.iry-  Edmonton R. R. Mills al, victoria, New YVesl-.  minster, and Edmonton, Alberta.  TAYLOR   FEED Sc  PRODUCE   CO.-linker  street,   Nelson   (Georgo   V.   Motion's old  standj.i-FlouiY-Feed.-Graiii���Hay-aml-Prodticer"  Car lots a specialty.  Correspondence solicited..,!  Phono 2G.  fJelson Saw &  AGENTS IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY,; Ltd.  No ordercan be accepted unless accompanlod  by cash.;,,- ;"'-"-' ,".���' .'" ������'���-.  Ofllce .'---.Corner of Hall":  and Haker Street...  TELEPHONE 33.  COSTELLO'S EXPRESS  AND TRANSFER  O " ���  Baggage and express moved to any part of t.he  city.  Special attention given to heavy teaming..  Otllce comer Victoria aud'Ward streots.  Tela-"  FRESH. AND SALT MEATS.  BURNS Sc   CO.-Baker   street,   Nelson,  wholesalo doalers in fresh und cured meats.  Cold storage  P.  phone 192.'  W. A. COSTELLO, Manager.  Lethbridge Calt Coal  - The besfc value for:the money In the marked  for all purposes... ���  tkrm^ oabu   7VV. P. TiKRNK?, General Agent  Telephone;,117., .pillce with C. p. J. Christie.  J__��^      -ED^ST-EI-A.XJ-  Nd. lC92,moet8inI. O. O.F.  Hall, corner Baker and.Kootenay jtreets,'  NELSON l_ O. li.  Hall, cornel          ...  each month. iVisli    .R. Robinson, W,  W. Crawford, Recording-Secretary.  1st) and _rd .Friday of  brel hern cordially invited,  XTELSON _ffl!RIE, Numbor 22, Fraternal Order  ���"   of Eagles, meets every.second.and fourth:  Wednesday ineach month.. In Fraternity Hall,.  Visiting brethren welcome.   W. Gosuell, Pros!  deuti.   Charles Prosser, Secretary.  ~~.     ARCHITECTS.  EWART Sc  CARRIE���Architects.   Rooms 7  and 8 Aberdeen block. Baker streot, Nelson.  ENGINEERS.  0HARLK8 PARKER-Mlnlngand miUIngeo-  ulaeitx,. Turner-JJoeckhBlock, Hatfrstraefc,  Nelson. ���'���"'  Contract Ing, Palntors, Decorators, Paperhaugers.  Full llne'of wall paper, mouldings, eto;  Raiso-  mining, and Tintingi-', Striotly llrst-olaas. work.  Estimates furnished.  Residence Mill Street,   MDT CS(\Xt    R    p.  Opposite School House  llJQliOUW, X>. U.  M0JNEYtaLO^  AT 7 PER .CENT7  ON BUSINESS PROPERTY  Aftpljr a. I_ LENNOX, Holloltor. NOson fl. C  GROCERIES...  A MACDONALD & CO.-Corner Froul. and  ������Hall' streets,, wholesale grocers and  Jobbers in blankets, gloves, milts; boots, rubbers,;  uiacklnaws and miners'sundries.;'.".."���"- ~-'  KOOTENAY "SUPPLY; COMPANY,   LIMI-  ;TKD���Vornon   street, Nelson, Wholesale  grocers.. > ,    ��� '-. ;.-���.-.-������;  JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front streot,,Nol-  .   son, wholesale,grocers. .     ;  . R. STEWART & CO.-Warehouses on C. P.  ���' R. track, foot of Stanley stroet, Nelson,  wholesalo. dealers in provisions,.produce rami  fruits. Cold storage. Agents Armour & Co.'s  bacon, hams, lard and other products.-. ���  JY. GRIFFUST & CO.-Front stroet. Nelson.  ���   wholosalo   dealers   iu  provisions,' cured  meats, but Ler and eggs. ���.      -   '.   HARDWARE AND .MINING SUPPLIES.  H BYERS & CO.-^Coniiir Baker and Josephine  ��� streets,' Nelson, wholesale" dealers id hardware .and mining supplies. Agents for-Giant  Powder Co;  LA WRENCH  -vJRaker.:-St.,  HARDWARE    COMPANY���'       ...  Nelson,  wholesale   dealers ,in  hardware.and .minlng.snpplies, and water-and.  plumber-'supplies.  LIQUORS. AND DRY. GOODS.  TURNER, BEETON .& CO.-Corner Vernon  'and Josophino'streots, Nelsou, wholesale  dealers in llquorg, cigars and dry goods.- Agents  for Pabst Brewing'Co. "of Milwaukee and Calgary Brewing Co. of Calgary.  POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE.  .  HAMILTON POWDER. COMPANY-Biiker  street, Nelson, manufacturers of dynamite,"  sporting, stumping and black blasting powders,  wholesalo dealers lu caps. and.fuse, and electrio  blasting apparatus.  ~~ SASH AND DOORS.  NELSON SAW AND PLANING MILLS.  LIMITED���Comer Front ahd Hall streeta,  Nelsou, manufacturers of. and .wholosalo. dealers,  lu sash and doorB,- all kinds of factory work made  to order...: . ���   '   :  WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMI;  TED-Coruer Front aud Hall streets. Nelson, wholesale dealer* In wines (caaa aud bulk,  and rtoaifiaUu *u.rtJmpfirl*id,_l_iu_...  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 aqd Front Streets :L_  factoid 0. P. R. Track  Mills Hall Street Wharf  EVERY   DAY  . AT; THM .  GlubI^ote__  BIG   SCHOONER  lleur or Half-and-half only  SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. IL MoMANUS, Managor ..��     v   .  liar stocked with host hrands of wIiiob, llquora,  ami.Cigars. .Deer .on draught.. Large oomfui-t-  altle rooms.   IMrsl. class Ulile board. - '  FRESH ..'I'i- "f CSr COOL  Tho only good Hear lu Nelson  E. J. CURRAN, Prop.  Corner. Stanley and Silica Streets.  N|adclen House  Baker and Ward  .. Streets. Nolsoii.  J  The only hotel lu Nelsou. that) has remained  undor one inftnoKouient since 1890. ..  The bod-rooins are well furnished and lighted  by-eleotriuity.'.'-.'., ' "     '  Tho bar Is always stockod by tho beat dom s-  Llo and Imported liquors and olgars.  THOMAS MApDHN.-Prpprtotor. -'  NOTICE,  To-Arciiitkots, Union Men andthk Public  ��� (jenekai-ly:              - .'��� "  The-Ilrm of Lister & Kerr, contractors, wliich  was.placed on the unfair list hy the grievance.:  committee of the Trades and Labor Council of  this city, is no longer doing business, but is dis-;  solved.   The new firm of Kobert.Kerr & Co. is in  no way connected with the former company., Aii  agreement has been entered into- between the  arbitration committee of the trades, council and  the Ilrm of Robert ICerr Sc 06. pimilar to that  which.exists between t|ie Carpenters' Union and  all contracting Arms of Nelson.-The new firm  being a'fair one wo have much pleasure in commending it to the kind consideration of all iini<m  men and sj'mpalhizeis of organized' labor.   This  notice.does not apply to Mr. Lister, who is still-  on the unfair list.'. -���---:���- ������          Signed for the oxecutlve committee,.  C. J. CLAYTON. President.  J.H. MATHE30N. Secretary.  Nelson Trade* and Labor. Coiincil,  NOTICE.  ���'H11.1.S ok Sale Act,"  . His Honor the Lieutenant-Governor, under the  provisions of section 9of the "iiills~.of Sale,Act,'  as enacted by section 2 of the "Bills of Sale Act;  Amendment Act, 1890." has been pleased to alter  the place for the registration of Bills of Sale ."for  the remainder of the County of Kootenay," as follows, namely:  For that, part of tho County of Kootenay being-  lhe territory covered"by the North' Riding": 0r  . iCast Kootenay Electoral District:.  : The offlce of the Registrar of the County Court  at Golden. ' "'  For that part.of the County of. Kootenay being  tho territory"covered by the Revelstoke Ridihg  of the-West Kootenay Electoral District: ������;-"-'-'  The offlce of the Registrar of-the County Court  .  at Revelstoke.' :" -' '      7  Such alteration to take effect; onlha-lst day of .-,  October.,1900... J. !>. PRENTICE.'-'  Provliidial Seoretaiy,"'���������''���  ProvincUl Secretary's Office,-���, .-  . '.  flth September,,1900.  StlJ^SEPH-SSerMliL,  , .     NELSON.-B.U. .  A boarding and.day school, conducted by the -.;  Sisters'of St. Joseph of Peace,  It is situated at -  the comer of Mill and Josephine streets In one of  the best i residential portions of Nolson, aud .Is  The course of study inofudes the fundVuoiftal  and higher brahches of thorough Rngllsl-- t-Iuca- _  tlon.-TBuslness. course���bookkeeping;- fltenog- ; -  raphy and typewriting.: Science, course���juuaio: ;  vocal and Instrumental, drawing, eto. Plain airs':'  and.needlework.eto. .     ���  ��� ���''���."��� 1'"  Next teriu commences September 3rd.   .  For terma nod pwttoulara apply ta du Slater -  ���y.  - IJ  a  f  f  ���ii  I  SSS^S^-sSi-su^etc..^  -.ixxt.--jr..-i.-,^:-.._x^.,_ ir^m*m.J_mr  I     ��� !������_ ���*��� !��������  ���T!S^TWO_\_^ SATURDAY; SEPJTEMBE([;:29, 190Q  S   *  t-WPJ-emj��� ^mLw^"  ��r����r*"������-i����M^��..^��  -VJ��� IT JA'J-lJ*.��,, UJ- ik^. J��" ��� w��ni  _���&���*_��%  ijf.miiSS?*1  w  xa  tit  Xit  Xit  xii  iti  Xii  xa  tii  tit  tit  xa  tii  xti  tii  m: . 7  at  tits  Xii  ti>  tit  xa  xa  xa  tii  xa  xa  Hi, ���  tii  tit  tii  Xii  tit  tii  %  ^^'^tm_t'j__h  *0B ��� 00;>.0_0  ,.M0 .1  " **_Wt*-M0 ' fs? '0^a-J__^t__l* ��� <__*_ '<E*L ��� tggi0*&SJ___\ ��� _5? '���*_*-������&*' *2�� ' r___S_"SsvSfe ".____��'J_S*. ���__^- "^ vJS*'^ 7__��*.' ^ ���____ >>5S ���___�����  ____. -asm. ^=~. ^_=_. _=___-.  -~^.��^_^,,~ =___. .=^.    ____. _______ ..*��_______  8T^^SC--iK?^!wBS��i:^f*!��__ o***��_; *>��*��*.- ��� **.*"5_*.*Bi��s__fe < *__ -^t. ��� *8__~"3_s.^. ;*&. .'53*S?**5P ��i_?v>*^-v*' ���* '00~- 00^-00'^^ > 00-0.9 ��� 00-00* 00ff__\*.  *���%  $������  #:���  ^  #  ^  ^  $  ��  w  __.tt'J^,'^__*_l_*^-,^"_^"-l__"^  _=_M*     .        __   1890-ESTABLISHED IN NELSON-1890;-  are  Headquarters  for Diamonds  and     ^  Jewelry  JAC0B DOVER  The Jeweler  Nelson  WE BELIEVE IN  1$ . SMALL PROFITS AND OUICK RETURNS  '���****>&&���  ?.<&*  1890-ESTABLISHED IN NELSON-1890  We are  Headquarters  for Diamonds  and  Jewelry  JACOR DOVER  The Jeweler  Nelson  WE ARE THE  LEADERS IN BRITISH COLUMBIA  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl'  ffl  ffl  cffl  W  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl:  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  iS" fc=�� ��>��� fc=" & E=�� s5" iS' E> __>��� E=* w> .  <5�� "Si. ��� ^5 ^ST- ^�� CST" ^> <S ��� Si C^�� ^1 teTi'  '*_?���*_*"<=_,���<__.*  \'_______\\y____l'gm  f'f0M0^__0'i.'^0-' 00-?t  .__*_. _9k.'  _ ��� ^****-__ *     ' *g" *as' ^- *a* ��� g��' ?�����-��� *5g>* .^��� -S��- *^; g��-  ''00r^r00^00.t.00- 00 -1_0- 00r00r '0t-.00j5mi - 0*?y_0 -tmt^ZZfZ*-  *k\__\***Z_\  xa  xa  xa  xa  tit  Xii,  Xit  tit  Xit  Xit  xa;  xa  tii  ��� xa,  xa  xit  til  \f  tit  Xti  tit  Xti  xih  Xiir  xii  Xit  tit  Xit  Xii  xii  xa  Xii  tit  xti  M  y<\  t\t  IT    ���  iii  -  ''.-I  '^,,^1  ~t   "'-.''KS-M  - ^v>*^|  BANK 01 MONTREAL  OAPITAIi, all paid up....$12,000,000.00  RMST        7.000,000.00*  UNDIVIDED -PROFITS       427.180.80  I Lord Slrathcona and Mount Royal ...President  | lion; George-A. Drummond ...... Vico-President-  | E. a. Clou .ton ...... ^ G eneral Manager  "NELSON BRANCH .  Corner llaker and Kootenay Streets. .  a. h. buohanan; Manager..  Branches Iu-London (England) New, York,  [Chicago, and.all tho .principal cities in Canada.  Uny and sell-Sterling -Exchange and Cable  iTransfers.. _  Grant.-Commercial t and ..Travelers' Credits,  lavallable in any part.of the world.  Uiafts Issued, Collections Made, Eto.  [Saving's Bank Branch  =CnRKENT-RATK=0��-INTBRKBT=PAIBr  [DUKE OF ARCYLE'S WIDOW  Wipes Out Old Scores.  It is a long tiiii'e since royal circles;  liave been,so lUittei'eil as?by,the ex-;  hdaordinary proceedings of fche'tlow->  liger duchess of Argyle. That; lady  Iw.'is- ii,Aliss AfacIVeill, .one.of the  k|iieen'n maids of honor, a handsome  |vvoman and strong willed. Tiie  i-|iieen steadfastly opjjosed . her  pnaiTitige with the..late duke at the  jtatriarchalrageof 71, but-AIiss Macs-  IVeill treated "the,,royal ...will with:  llisdain. in this: the queen, of  r ourse,. repi'esented..the���.feeIings.j.of  k.he marquis of Lbrne and princess  [Louise, who iieveiv spoke to .the  fluke's third wife from, the time she^  mnonnced her - determination. s to  Juarry her father-in-law.  When the dukeidied.^the duchess.-  [na, as she: is ^callecJ7 evidently  |hpuglit;that nos^.{oi* neyeivwas the  lime for wiping out old scores. The  jtory of-,tlie.,^long,.andvapparentiy  jiiexplicably deferred^liberal of the'  lid diuke is one of tbe strangest  [hapters in recent; .aristocraiie hisr  lory, .and it.has.,:not hitherto been  loid. ���"���.���''  Scarcely was .the breath but of  lhe. diike's bodyiwlien-the marquis^  If Lome and his sisters, who had.  ���teen summoned .to their father's,  jleathbed, Jef t the castle posthaste,  ["his seemed a strange proceeding,,  kven for the Campbelliamily, whicli.  Injoys the reputation of being one  If the most disnnite.d in Great Brit-  liu; but naope surprises   were in  THE;BANK OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSOU  Is now prepared to issue- Drafts and  Letters., of. Credit on Skaguay, U. S.,  Atlin,-B. C, and Dawson City, N. W. T.  store. The marquis named an early  date as the probable one for the interment. , lint he had reckoned,  without his step-mother, to whom  had been left, the entire controLof  the funeral arrangements.  '_:netermined__t.o__mn.ke^the^most-of-  hoiv advantage, the-irate lady not  : only declined to arrange for the  day suggested by-the marquis, but  absolutely. refused to fix any ..day  for. the cereiupuy.at all... Pay. after,  day the family waited at Rbseneath  ���-the marquis of Lome's residence  on the estate:���in the vain expectation of the invitation which never  canio. jMessengej'. after niessengeu  was sent, reporters HockedUto Jn-  yerary , castlo, uuoHficial inquiries  from Balmoral, always to roceivo  the same answer. "The bereaved  duchess was two prostrate with  grief to come to any decision."  Fortunately the remains had been  enbalmed. It was now nearly three  :weeks since, the old. gentleman had  been gathered to his fathers, and  stil4..the.."wake"..at,Inverary-was in  full swing.  Every day brought fresh battalions ^f tenants���Highlanders and:  Low landers, crofters and..; clansmen  ���all eager to pay their last respects  to the.;chieftain who had lorded it  over them for more than fifty years.  Their gay tartan costumes, combin-  ..ed with_.the inspiring strains of the  bagpipes, lent an unusual air. of  festivity to the .grim..old castle  despite, the fact that. the. "black,  galley or Lome" still floated from  .the.topmost, tower in token of  mourning.  It was..getting.past a .joke. The.  princess^ Louise -appealed to the  queen. Next day down came a  royal Servant, bearer of an autograph letter, from her: majesty for  tha-widow-of Argyle. In sympathetic terms her majesty requested  to'be informed as to the arrangements made for the obsequies, and  trusted the last wishes of the late  Imperial Bank of Canada  Ilk'AU .OKF-CK. TORONTO,  Capital Authorized $2,600,000  Capital Paid up $2,458,603  Rest '       $1,700,000  Tt, R, Wilkie, General Manager.  10. Hay, Inspector. -  Nelson Branch���Ilurns Block, 221 Maker Street  J. M. LAY, Manager.  duke.would-be carried out in every  particular. *  This time tho bereaved duchess  was fairly aroused from her prostration. The royal letter required  a reply, and she felt quite equajjto^  =the-=taskr====Wi tl iT^ex'tTaOTliiiary  brus.queu.ess the. aged;queen wtis re-  minded that the writer and "no one  else had.;beenr the, wife of tho late  duke of Argyle," that neither instruction nor interference was needed .as to.the.ponduct of the funeral^  which;.-woultl(be arranged wheiutnd.  how4t suited her grace.  There - was seemingly nothing  more to be said, but the queen sent  a curt;com!nau<l thatjior majesty,  was to .have, tiniely notice of the  date appointed for the funeral, so  that it should not clash with any  state function...  Tho duchess had ono more card  to play. The following Friday had  been-fixed-for the state drawing  room- at Buckingham palace. It'  struck her as the most suitable day  in the worltl for. the belated obsequies of the duke. Without more  adoi;i the body.-was removed from;  the. ,castle.>:to..;th-. parish   church.���  Not a wreath, cross or symbol of  affection .from any of his  grace's  kith or kin���only a sun pie crowd of.  forget-me-nots   from!, his   devoted,  consort���decorated tiie  bier.   The  funeral senuce was.hastily read iit-  the presence - of the.v duchess, her,  household and the. rapidly assembled tenants, and the funeral cortege, [consisting ..of the hearse and.  the single, mourning carriage, conveying the;,widow and  her. companion,.setoff on a forty-mile jaunt  to the Campbell vault at Kilmuu.  When the news reached Buckingham palace: the royalties were already iu the throne .room, and the  elite^of London, society, assembling  in the ante-chambers.- It was- too  late to postpone .the.drawing-room.  A hasty order was .given, bidding  the Guards' band to cease playing  in the quadrangle, and a telegram  despatched- to- princess Louise directing her to await the arrival of  her father-in-law's remains at  Kilmun.  It was late that night when the  little procession gained its destination, and by the twinkling stars the  McCalhtm More was at last consigned ? to the tomb of his ancestors,  thereto sleep beside, the beautiful  ('mining, the heroic, carl Archibald,  ESTATE   OF  JAMES   KELLY.  In the matter of the estate of Janie. ICelly, late  of the City ot Nelson, in the county of Kootenay,  Iirovincc  of   HriiiHh   Columbia,  livery   htahle  iceper, deceased.  Notice is hereby given pursuant to tho "Trustees and-.xcoiitors Act" of Ihe Ite vised Statutes,  oftlie province oJJhjiliMj_Co!unibiu,_l8(.7,-Glmp-_  "ter"7l��77l ''at aircreclitors and dthorti having  'claims against the estate of the said James Kelly,  who died on or.about the 18th .day;of October,  18IBI, are required,- on or before the 1st day of r'c  vember, 190(1, to send by post prepaid or delivei  to Messrs. Taylor' Sc nutmington, of the City ol  Nolson, al'ores.-iId; solicitors of Iticliard W. Day,  of the City of Nelson aforesaid, tho administrator of the real and personal ell'ects of the said deceased, or to said Iticliard W, Dav, their. Christian and surnames, addresses and descriptions,  the full particulars of their claims, the stale  mentor their accounts and Ihe nature of the securities, if uny, held by them. ,  Anil further tako notice that after such last  mentioned dale the said administrator will proceed lo distribute the assets of t.he deceased  among tho parties.entitled -thereto, having regard only to the claims which he shall then have  notice, nnd thu said administrator will not be  liable for the said assets or any.part thereof lo  any person or persons of whose claims notice  shall nothave been reeclved by him at tbe lime  of such distribution.  TAVI.OIt & HANNINOTON,  Solicitors fin' Iticliard W.Day, udiulnislralor  for James ICollv, deceased.  Dated the lllh day of August, I'. HI.  NOT I UK.  ,   The matter of the co-partnership nf ICelly Sc  Steelier of Nelson. 1). C, liverymen.  All iiersons having claims against the co-purl,  iiershlp of Kolly Sc Steeper ahovo named or tint  said lively stable business as carried on under  the name of ICelly Sc Sleeper are reijuetiled lo  hand forthwith to Iticliard w. Day, their names  and full particulars of their said claims,  TAYLOR & HANNINGTON,  Solicitors for Iticliard W. Day, Administrator.  m8^diiUriON^F'^A_BTNERiilTF  Notice Is hereby given that the partnership  heretofore existing between Edward C. Cordingly and A. W. I'urdy, [carrying on business as  Furniture Dealers, in the'City of.Nelsoui undor  the name, style und firm of the Nelson Furniture  Company, has this day been dissolved bymutiral  consent. .Richard ,\V. Day. of Nelson;, Jt.v Cr, 'accountant, has been appointed receive.- to. wind  up the affairs of the firm, to whom all account,  due the firm must be paid, and all claims against,  tbe firm should be senti  Witness: ;'    R. C. CORDINfUA'  W.A. GALI.lHE.17''      A.W. Pl/ItDY.  Dawd this flrat, day of August, A. D. 1900, at.  tlio City of Nelson, .  r-T-;    y5"fj^g'!":7  A .spec'al meet ing of Nqlson Trades and Labor  Council will-tio held on Tuesdayeveulng.-i/illi  instant, at Minors' Onion hall at ":.'!()��� o'clock  sharp for the purpose of electing three delegates  to attend a convention of all labor nnd reform organizations in Yale-Caribrio constituency, to be  ncldot Nelson, B.C., on October: 31 rd. 1900, for  the purpose df adopting some defln.to uniform  plan of action in tho approaching Dominion elections. Delegates from all afllliated unions -are  horeby urgently requested to atrend.  C. J. CLAYTON, President,  .1. II. MATHKSO.V, Socretary,  Nelson Trades ami Libor Council.  and the great marquis who gave his  head-for the faith in lOOl.i  The duke had left instructions  that his remains should-be cremat.  ed. But this could not be done  without the marquis of_Lorne and  his sisters becoming aware-of. the  arrangement, and so giving them  the opportunity of attending the  funeraj. So the body was buried in  the usual wy'��y. Altogether it i_  one of the most curious episodes in  the long and checkered annals-of  the Argyle family.  The duchess lna, needless to say,  is out of favor at court, but she. is a  lady of independent spirit, who  orders her life iu her own way.  The-prcsent duke-has tliu^privilege-  of paying her a handsome dower,  which, with her other charges on  the estate, amount to such a sum  that he has let Inverary castle���  never before .-in the possession,of a  stranger-r-to Mr, Lawson Johnstone, who "made his fortune out of  Bovril.  Mi_iiininiiiiiiiiiiiiiiriirinuiiiiiiiimtimi :  JUST   ARRIVED  A Car l/oad of  Allen's Apple Cider.  THORPE & CO.  itioi iniiiiiMiriiiitiiiiiiiiitiiiiiKiiii itmrjif:  ROYAL SEAL  AND  KOOTENAY BELLE  CIGARS  UNION MADE  Kootenay Cigar Mfg. Co.  - NELSON. HKrriBB COLOMBIA --  Private    School  And Kindergarten.  Thorough Kngllsh, Calisthenics, MnaS).. &_t ���  man and French if required. Ka-H' ferati o����| .-  meii-os .'Si-d Soptcmbor.  Kor particulars apply to  JU1SB PlXMRR, .lo_jpl_lB-KG.***  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen? Doors  Windows  Inside .Finish  local.and.eoaat..  Flboring.  local .aud coaslu .'  Newel Posts  Stair Kail  Mouldings  Shingles      jjtough-and ._____-_--  Dressed Lumber  Provincial Board of Health  BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  of all klncU,  t* WHAT VOU WANT I8N0T IN STOCK'  W_ .WlI.LMAKKilT.irOK.iVOUr.  CALL AND. Qfirr.PKICEB,.  J. A. Sayward  Hkl.1, AND LAKH M'RKKTfl. NKLBON'-'  Porto Rico LumberCo  (LIMITED)  COHNKItOK-  HKNOHYX AND VK11N0N HTHKKTH  Regulatiqna. - for^ tho   Detection   and-  Treatment-of a Disease < Knpwn  aH Bubonic Plague.  Approved hy Order of His Honor the I.ientenant-  Covr-rnor-ln-Couneil, dale/1 llie lirh daj ol  SepttiinlNir, 1WI0.:  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  iMouIdings  A-1 White Pine Lumber AJways in  Sto4_:5 .*    .  We; carry-'�� eompleta./ atocfc ot"  Ccast^Flooring,' Ceiling^ i.iiHide S"in-  iHh,-Turned-Work, Saab and Doors.  SpecinJ order work wiJI -roc* livff  prompt attention. ,  Porto Rico LumberCo. Ltd.  hTd. ASHGROFF  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  "Waeon repairing promptly ��ttend,4 So trr &+  flrst-olwia whaelwrlghb,   .  SpMlal.attention sdven to aU-klndatof wtpaftr.  tug and oostom work tram;ontUdawunt-,  ' --   tUH Si., tumatm.tmKM .aSb^wmMif!  1. All sick Chinese or Jupiinese iiiiikI Kend or  (five notice of their IIlnesH to tho Health Ullh-t-r  or Police Con.sl4iblel.in the .dI.Hl.rict wheie hiieli ���  Chinese oi-.lnpmiese reside. ���     ...-.���_'  ~"SmfysiciSnTin fttlendance oii.8ick-.ChIiu_fio_X)_'~  .lapanese shall iiolify thoirdiilth Olliceror Chalr-  ,nmn or theXn<.��ipo��rd,o_;HcUlth;oCMu.nlclpnlI-  tlex:.or, if in -'an outlyihg.district, the;.Go\eminent, Agent miist be notitled.: Such notltlcatioii  iKbutiJM state tho causo.of illness and the con  .dltlon of the glands throughout the body, of lhe  .sick -iMJCspn,- <i_ul should ..bo'.dcllvered.,to the  HealtliiQtJ.cer, Chaif-man, of the. Local.JJpaid of -  ���Health.'or CJo.v.eri.inerit"-'Age'nt, as the ciiflo ina>  he, dt:the VArJiest.pdssihle Qpporxpnjty.j:  '.i. In CIty,_I|li\JelPa"Ujis the MedMl.KHettUh ,  OlUcorBhairhenotltledwithlh six hours of the  doalli' ot any.CliljuutiC.or- Japanese. by_the,(mm j)ou,  .nn whose premises apijli death occiinied, or by  Homo relatloh" or JM__��oii".hn vlng. i-.hargei of I he  pel-noil todyliiK-.  j." In Hur.��l,.MnnlcipAlHles.t.l'o -Medlc-'il H.-alih  ���OfclCHi', or ChaTrtnaii or .fjecretary ,of lhe Loral  Xioard of Health. iiiu,hL be .poUllcd ivltluu ;.i\  hour_ of such deaths, and .in outlying, district _  .1 ho U^voriiiiiiiiil- ���AKIiil or lirpv.ltKSial.X'oiwtalilo  iihallil��<:.notili<.d within I welve hopra ftf.UJr Kiirh  death,-.-aa'sooiiafUir,as possible. CecUi��a4_c  wiH't.oitihocauie of dentil,must be slmud by IU_  Health.Olficerln Miinicip;illtlcs,and.luobUjlftK  districb. hy viio flov.orimieiit.AKent, or soine.per-  Hondnly.niiHiorlzctl hy him.  fl. Any person violating any provision of the-��o  rcKiiLMloiiij, slwll bo liable."upon..-mmuiary. i.on-  vietlon before any two.) mtices of tho Pctnv, lor  overy siieli olTcilso.to a lliie not.ftxoeeiling .pmv  .hundrc<l(dollar_,.\vllh or without costs, or to lui-.  prisontneiit, with or without liard labor, for a  lorn_Jiol.exceediiig.sIx months, or to both Una  wid lmprjsonnienl.���in the discre.llon .of the con-  >VjC,fnK':0,V5iiARLKS.I.FACAN.M.D.,   ���  Secretary, Provincial Board of H",0.l( li.  Hy Command.     "���_    __  '    .1. tl. PRKXTICE,  ProvinelaliJeoretary  Victoria, it. C. Sep .ember-Sth, 1300.,,..  The Athabasca Gold Mine  Limited  One Shilling:.Per-.Sliftne... Dividejid.,  - Nkown.H.C.. September-0, l'��"-^*f"hi'__.lU'"P_?_  t��rs<_: Un's company have declared a dividend o��  one shilling per share, orllve per cent on the  cajiilAl nLOclcot:tha comwuij.; paj-aldeoiiithe .-llrst  of Oetebec proximo. . Under llie. scheme of re-  cnnB-rtictioti lately earrled "out,- the secondcall  of oiie __BUng per share (originally ilxwl. for tho  ISth of Septaaioer ond Ruhse<iuently uostiioned)  is duo on <Jot_el��r 18th Miroxlnio." In .the. case of  t ho (;unadia�� -tHiwohol.dcrs, and in- order, to sn ve  them uui-eooseary.trouble, the following plan  ���will .be adot*tod:: iUn.All.ehares. on ;>vh|pU only I he  nlrst call has boen pakl the receipt for, the second  ���call will he sent to the.6'wiiersoftna8hare��a*  registered in Uio.company's books as aqon, tyfter  the llrst of October as poesible, on- all sharo'; on  which, two Uhvthree) calls havo.been^al4,ltm  ��llvtdend will be paid bv bank cheek to the reglsj-  tered ownera of sueh sliftrei. ,7, '  K. NKI^ON FELIi Manager.  [tut^i_t_%yy^J^Si- THE TRIBUNE: NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 29 1900  ix  I'M ���  I.  Is  h  Queen Victoria OhacolaLtea  khze best oisr the ^^k^et  solid o_sri_3r BT  __>xjn.  X7F insr 25 ____srr)  50   CEJ3STO?   BOXES,  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  pattern.   Our   stock   is   complete   in   all   lines.  ancl  The Nelson  Clothing House  Sold in Bulk  217 AND 219 IUKKR STREET. NELSON.  IT IS A FACT  Try This Tea  That our special brand of INDIAN CKV1.0M TEA is a success,  have doubled,    flint our customers will have none other.  That our sales in this line  That It has no equal, and stands' alone,  ior purity, strength and flavor. -."     . , _,        .-,���_.        _>_,..,  We hare just received a large shipment of this tea direct, from the gardens, in India, and can  recommend the same to the public as being unexcelled.  Fifty   Cents   Per   Pound.  THE WESTERN MERCANTILE COMPANY, Ltd.  Baker Street. GROCERS. Nelson, B. C  ���"fesr"*"?  mi  ���(^^?.  ^5*^_"y  We have sold 75 per cent of all the  If Portland Cement  ��g Fire Brick Fire Clay  ffl and Sewer Pipe  ffl  USED IN KOOTENAY  Just received carload Dominion Ale and Porter  (PINTS AND QUARTS)  Dominion White Label Ale (pints and quarts).   This  the finest Ale brewed in Canada.  Dominion Bulk Ale 06 gallon kegs)  Teacher's Scotch Whiskey is still the best.  is  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  '-ffl  \_JL  H. J. EVANS & CO.  '&  mm?  t'&'t-?'  l'l_-t'(=>-,  m  :%_ri  m  HUME ADDITION  LOTS  GAMBLE & O'REILLY, Agents  m  m  m  *a;a:  OUR  ARE  FILTERS  FILTERS  IT COSTS BUT ONE CENT  OURCI.OSESTS  ARE NOISELESS  To drop uh a post card.that we may call and gi  Never   have any. plumbing done until you .hi  ive estimated.  II; saves many dollars,  avo seen our goods and our price*.  OPPOSITE  POSTOFFICE.  STRACHAN BROTHERS, Plumbers.  CITYLOOALNEWS  James Lawrence, of the Lawrence  - Hardware Company, is back from a  business   trip   to    Columbia   and  Greenwood.   He reports business in  the 'Boundary country improving.  A. S. Parwell left on last night's  boat for Ainsworth, where ho will  survey.a number of mineral claims.  Jfc is expected  that Rev. Robert  Frew will conduct the services  in  Sb. Paul's church tomorrow.  The funeral of the late .James  Jordan took place yesterday afternoon to the city cemetery, his relatives in Grand Valley, Ontario,  having requested that interment bo  made here. Rev. William Munroe,  pastor of the Congregational  church, conducted service at the  grave.  The tendeis for the purchase of  the stock of . the Nelson Furniture  Company were opened yesterday  and thrown out, none being satisfactory to the administrator. The  insurance on the stock has not been  adjusted as yet.  The uniformed rank, Knights of  Pythias will reorganize shortly aud  commence drill for - the winter.  The members will go in for the season determined to fit themsel ves to  defeat all comers. Captain J. J.  Malone, who represented tbe lodge  at the grand encampment at Du-  luth, is now on a trip east.- He lias  forwarded a handsome souvenir of  the encampment to chief Thompson  of the fire brigade.  Captain L. H. Fraser, of the  steamer Kokanee, returned yesterday with his family after a month's  visit to the Coast.  All the latest Imported  Novelties of the season,  and a large assortment of  English and American  Styles   of   Trimmed   Hats  HALL BLOCK  NELSON.  Contractors and Builders  WILL 1)0 WELL TO  Buy Their Lumber  AT  C. 0. Buchanan's  ;   Frank D. Gibbs, manager of the  =Brackman=&=Kei!=Milling=Gom-  pany's business here, returned last  night from a vacation at the Coast.  Walter A.  Segsworth, formerly  .assayer at the Venus mine, leaves  this niorning for the Coast to take  the   iprovincial    examination    for  assayers.  The fire department has arranged  to bring Alba Hey wood and the  Peerless Entertainment Company  to Nelson on October I Oth togive a  benefit 'for the ' firemen a fund.  Hoy wood has achieved a wide reputation as a high class entertainer  ami,is supported by musicians of  merit. Tho date was arranged by  W. O. llcywood, who was in tho  city yesterday.  Gilbert V. White, eldest son of  Rev. CI. J. C. White, left yesterday  for "Woodstock, Ontario, where he  will attend the Baptist college.  1.1. liammelmeyer, superintendent  of the Emily Edith mine, Silverton  district, is in' Nelson.  Orders have beeu given  to rush  work on tlrei;electric light dam   im-  provemeutsrso that all  the  lights  in the city can  be turned pn   not  later than October 15th.  The rotunda of the Phair hotel  may -not be quite as large or as  well appointed as that of the.  Windsor hotel in Montreal, but lasfc  night at eight o'clock a good many  men that are prominent in Canada's  business world were congregated  there.  Thursday night's train from Spokane did .not .reach the. city depot  until"5 o'clock yesterday morning,  owing to a run-off after the train j B        ��� ��� ���        0   l       J  had discharged her passengers and Dr6CK6nrid|��6 �� LUHO  baggage at the hill Station.     A fesr j Cranbrook, B. C, September 2_tb. 1900.  passengers who remained aboard  had to walk in several miles during  the night  Rev. Ci'. .1. C. AVhite will occupy  the pulpit at the Baptist church  tomorrow.  The ('. P. H. steamship officials  expect that the .steamer Nelson will  be launched this morning, in which  event the regular afternoon service  to Kaslo will lie resumed today.  On Sunday evening instead of  the regular service in the opera  house, there will be a special song  service. The following selections  will be rendered Anthem, "J Was  Glad" ; baritone solo, "Calvary," by  {{.'.Thompson ; anthem, "Praise be  to the Father" ; bass solo, '"/ion,"  by Mr, Caldwell; anthem, -'"lathe  Cross of Christ; I Glory"; male  quartette, "Speed Away."  A Vancouver dispatch says that  P. Ruins, head of the firm of P.  Burns &c Co., has returned from  Mexico where he invested $50,000 in  a copper property.  TRADE BETTER THAN EVER  Anil Outlook Very Bright.  Yesterday was a busy day with  the Nelson wholesalers. Most of  the dealers reported trade as holding unusually strong for the last  few days of the inonth. 11 is usual  to expect light shipments at the  end of the month, and a revival  during the first week of the new  month, but September seems to be  an exception The shipments reported yesterday were:  John Cholditch & Co., wholesale  grocers.���Kaslo, Sandon, Whitewater, Moyie, Greenwood, Slocan,  Rossland, Anaconda, Grand Forks,  Ymir, Erie, Eholt and New Denver.  Nelson Saw & Planing Mills, 1 .united.���Lemon Creek, Bonnington  Falls, Salmo aud Erie.  California Wine Company, Limited, cigars and Liquors.���Arrowhead, Revelstoke, Silverton, Slocan,  Comaplix, Thompson's Landing,  Grand Forks,.Trout Lake and Ferguson.  '���T. Y. Griffin ��fc Co., provisions and  produce.���Kaslo, Grand Porks, Robson, Rossland, Ymir, Trail, Salmo,  Erie,   Moyie,    Cranbrook,    Fernie,  finery   Opening  Mrs. Enfield .specially invites the ladies to attend  her Fall Millinery Opening on  Tuesday and Wednesday  OCTOBER 2nd and 3rd  A li  large Btouk of Urati-olaaa dry material on  baud, Hl_o a full Hue of atwti, doom, moulding-,  turned vrorlc^ eto.  Factory Work a Specialty  Yard i  iroot> of Hendryx street), Nelson  Telephone. 91    Jol]..   1^,   Ag6.lt  WANTED!  Twenty-five tie makers  and ten teamsters wanted at our camps near  Cranbrook.  Creston, Sandon, Kusknook, Slocan,  Anaconda, Greenwood and Phoenix.  \V. F. Teetzel & Co., f��?3.<vyer3 supplies.��� Ymir, 'Greenwood, Moyie,  Slocan and Silverton.  Turner, Beeton fc Co, liquors  and dry goods.���Lardo, Sirdar Kaslo, Slocan City,- Crawford Bay, New  Denver, Ymir,,Nakusp, Salmo, Pilot  Bay, Erie and Rosebery.  Kootenay. Supply Co., wholesale  grocers.���Moyie, Slocan City, lake  points, Erie, Salmo. Whitewater,  Kaslo, Sandon and New Denver.  Thorpe <fc Co., mineral and aerated waters,--Kossland, Grand  Forks and Trail.  Brackman ��fc Ker Milling Company, Ltd.. Hour and feed.���Kaslo,  Deer Park, Robson, F.rie, Creston  and Whitewater.  Starkey <fc Co., commission merchants.���Silverton, Sandon, Kaslo,  New Denver, Rossland, Trail, Rock  Creek and Thompson's Landing.  A. Macdonald & Co., wholesale  grocers.���Fire Valley, Sal.mo, Ymir,  Ferguson, Ainsworth, Greenwood,  Silverton, New Denver, Three Forks,  Sandon, West"*Tto]json, Slocan City,  Creston, Kitchener, Crawford Bay,  Coryell and Trout Lake,  Kootenay Electric Supply & Construction Co., electrical supplies.���  Fernie, Cranbrook. Ymir, Aloyie,  Slocan City, Greenwood, Graud  Forks, Kaslo and Granite Siding.  H. .1. Evans fc Co., commission  merchants.���Slocan City, Robsou,  Kaslo, Ymir, Silverton, New Denver, Athabasca, Sandon and Enterprise Landing.  TRED   LYNCH   IN   TOWN,  Fred Lynch, formerly of Nelson,  but now of New Westminster, is in  the city renewing old friendships on  his way home from the .east, where  he played 'witli. the Westminster  lacrosse team on their record-  breaking trip.' "Lynch was badly  used up in the game at Ottawa, but  the marks of the encounter have  now almost disappeared. He looks  hale and hearty, and played the  whole eastern series through again  last night. Sie played on the home  line and was counted one df the  most reliable men on the crack  western twelve. "' Fred states that  he was confident of victory tin all  the games save that with the Capitals which proved to be one of the  most difficult of the series. The  Westminsters went in to win, however, and put" up a game which  played the star easterners to a  standstill.  While in Winnipeg Lynch saw  the lacrosse nien' there who are to  play at Westminster next week.  They have not .decided on their  movements after leaving the Coast.  The Winnipegers "were invited to  play at Vancouver, but the Westminster Fair Association, which ..is  financing the trip, vetoed the proposition on the ground that a game  at Vancouver would detract from  the drawing power of the home  mateli. The Manitoba men* may  want to take" in Nelson on their  way east, but the local club will be  placed at a great disadvantage if  they are hot informed at an early  date of the Manitoba men's  plans.  T. H. BROWN  JEWELER.  QUALITY  Richness, style and durability���these are the points in  our jewelry that interests buyers; but even they must depend on the honesty and good  judgment of the dealer in the  selection of the best qualities.  We are ready to refund the  money for any article not exactly as represented.  T. H. BROWN  STANLEY PIANOS  17R linker Street Nelson, tt, C.  NELSON TENT AND  AWNINC FJ^TORY  The best equipped establishment in   British  Columbia., for  turning   out  .all kinds of canv.as goods.  THEO tyADSOJJ, Proprietor.  Baker Street, NelBon.  FOB SALE-CHEAT  Six lots, corner Observatory and  Hall "streets,* drained "and"cleared,  for building.       ' -'- -������  Charles St. Barbe, Agent  a..  __st:h___.so:_\.  ___.a.sx_o  SA-isrx-onxr  STOVES!   STOVES!   STOVES!  HEATING STOVES, COOKING STOVES, AND STEEL RANGES  Sole Agents for the Original Cole's Hot Blast Coal Heaters  SEE OUR GUNS AND RIFLES  HEADQUARTERS FOR ALL KINDS OF AMMUNITION  TI<:i_KI'U0N'h.'_7 Store, Corner linker mid .l08i.pl.lne Slreil_  IIOTEL   ARRIVALS.  Pll.MH.-V. R. Aslidown. Toronto; A. .Mile-  nliler, T. CS.SiiuuKliiiosHy, 1!. n. Aiikum.Montreal;  K. U. Osier, W. 11. Matthews, A. It. Creeliimn,  Toronto; W. Whyte, W, H. linker, Winnipeg; Cr.  Mel. Km.vij, Vt. Marpole, Vancouver; It. A. Put-  erson, ".Montreal; 1"). F. Coyle, Winnipeg: .1. It.  Nelrinn.Mnnlrc.il; I". I��.-thliolt, Viineouvei-; .1.  (A. Sulliviin, Trail: 11. .1. Cumljic, Vancouver. F.  .l.O'Hrien, Mux McGregor, Sun Krnnclseo; .Miss  Flora Gallop. Hiilfour; It. H. Nixon, Minneapolis;  Ralph S. Ulurk.Ti-iiil; Krauk Watson. Spokane:  \V. IS. Union, l-Millailelphia, l'n.; S..I. Thompson,  Vancouvei: 11. M. Hillings. Salmo.  1U.M1''..���T. French. Alonl.rt'iil; II. M. Fuller-  Ion, lirantrord. Out.: .1. F. Mat:_oiiit!<l, Montreal;  \V. S. Grant, and son. Winnipeg: .1. S. llnuunond  ancl wife, llolivnr. Fa.; 11. K. WeUlunfer, Herlin,  Ontario; A. tlurch, Montreal: .1 nines Jones, Vancouver; S. P. Sutherland nnd wife, Itevclaloke;  Mrs. Dureck, Kossland; Daniel rio__.i��son,-lti'rel-  Moke; K. .MeLeod, Rossland; A. I���. Davenport.,  Spokane: William Mitchell, ALhahasca.  QUF.EN'S.��� Pal David, Holly filhson mine; A.  Forrester. Kobson; .1. O. (Jnviiigton, Sniulun; W.  Palmer, Greenwood; W. F. Murphy, Vancnuvei;  E, G. Smith, Ivaslo; I). Rokj, Greenwood.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Sewing���An experienced se>un-  rttres:! is open for engagements hy the day or  week. Children's work a specially. Apply to  Mrs. R���. four doors above the city hall en Vietoria street.  Wanted.���Boy to herd rows and  clean stables from ii a.m. lo 5 p.m. Gi .e him  dinner.   Apply H. N. Harrison, lliimt;"Addition.  Cellar to Rent���Apply Merchant's  Rank of HuliriiY.  Lost���Twenty-Five Dplltna and a  ady's glove. Relnrn" to Bootblack R, T. Smith  and be rewarded,  For     Rent���-Storo    in   Tremont  Hotel block. Apply lo Mnlnnu ,V Tivijillus,  Tromoiil, hotel.  "\Vanted���engineer for  Red  Star  Apply al. ofllci. o( Ontario Powder Works.  Nicely Furnished Rooms ���oorner  Vernon and Cedar sLreets.  To Let���Eurly next month, store  In brick block with ce'lar. Apply C. XV, West &  Co., corner Hull and Baker streets.  For Rent���Well Furnished rooms,  bath, electric lights, hot air. -Mrs. Ogilvie, north  side Carbonate street between Josephine and  Ward.  To rent���No. 293 Vietoria. street.,  a six-roomed house. Apply lo V. J. Bradley  & Co.  Large   furnished   rooms   to   let.  Apply Macdonald building, corner nf Josephine  and Vernon streots.  Hack   calls left at   tho  Transfer   barn on Vernon street,  call 35.  hoal!  Pacific  Telephone  FOR   SALE  Two nice lots, for building site, lOOxian,   S(MH.  Six lots, owner Hall and Observatory streets  Nicely cleared unit leveled. Will si-ll cn bloc  orseparaLely.   $'_.jueach.  l.ot.Sflxl._0, Mill street.   S'.'.W.  Two lots, corner Hall and Vernon streets.   $.V)00.  Seven roomhauns, Hume addition. ?2.1(iU. S200  cash; balance, $'2:'i per month.  Seven room house,end of Bakerstrecl, to lei. ?20.  Ofllce in  Madden Block  D. J. DEWAR  TO    LET  FURNISHED  Tem penan ce ��� Ho tei  ON   VERNON STREET  HUGH   R.  CAMERON  Baker Streot, Nelson.   Agent and Appraiser.  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  IVJINING STOCKS  BOUGHT AND SOLD  Rlcholiou, 1000  ���    Wilt SAI.1C  Six-room house, Hume Addition, IffWO,  A complete Ret. of tinner's loots.  Team, harness and waKon, $1.10.  CAM.'ON  H. A. frosser  BROKKR, WARD STRKKT  J. E. ANNABLE  GENERAL BROKER  '  Houses and lots for sale In all parts of the city  Victoria-Montreal Fire Insurance Company.  Ontario Mutual Life Insurance Company,  RENTS? COLLECTED.  Madden Block,  W��t4 Streets,  STOVES!  STOVES!  We'are'sole agents Tor'the celebrated.  COLES HOT BLAST HEATERS  Will burn anything,  in any line  Results unequalled  of heaters.  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  Xlf  to  to  to  iti  to  to  to  to  to  iti  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  Our Wagon  Is busy nil day anil every  day making prompt deliveries of good gronoriea to wise  people. Do yon buy here?  If 3rou have not lieen doing  so here are a few. things  that will tempt you to our  telephone, and will   help you in preparing  o  Grape Ntils, Gerinia,   Kalston's  Breakfast Food,  Self Rising Buckwheat Flour, Shredded Whole Wheat Biscuita  ^s _s _a_a _^ _> __a _a _36 ____a>..  Air  ffl  to  to  ffl  to  to  to  to  to  doors, or to your  hrenkfast  ���1__  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  Telephone 10 185 Baker Street  ���^'a'S'-i'-g'-S'^i'i'^'-i'-.'ig       ���0-0-__,-__'-<__'-0-0-0-0.0.0.0.*  Xti  ffl  ffl  ffl  to  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  to  When Eve Stole the Fruit  f lie iliiln'l, preserve it, anil il. it. recorded tliat when winter, came and Adam'  found no nreterves in I lie cupboard lie "raised Cain." Tim Adams of now.  tnl:iyu send tlieir Kve._ to us for tlieir fruit.   We receive il.daily from Spokane."  Houston Block.  Telephone IGI.  P. O. Box 170,  HOUSTON BLOCK,  COI.NH.l_ BAKER AND JOSEPHINE ST..KKTS.  Nelson, B. O.  HOME GROWN  FOR FALL PLANTING  ~n 'ITI tm_____mm____t   Fruit-and-Ornameiital-TreeSj������������-  Roses, Shrubs, Vines, Bulbs.  OrdcradngJn one day; you get it the next. No fumigating or inspection charges. ' Greenhouse  plants, seeds, agricultural implements, etc. Largest and most, complete stock In the province. .Semi  for catalogue before placing your orders.   No agent's nor commission to pay. ���  - _.  Eighty Thousand  TO CHOOSE FROM  i  I  JOHN A. IRVING & CO. I  Kootenay Electric Supply & Construction Co., fctd. ||  Electric Fixtures Electric Fans  Medical Batteaies  ���WI-IXTJI.   I.ABOB  COSTL-ST   _HJ.'M:3?3_.0"X-3I_JD-  4D0RESS  VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  J. Henry  P. Burns & Co.  Hrad Office at .  NELSON,. B. 0.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Mfeats  I  VT  ���li  VI  ii  Markets at   Nelson,   Rossland,   Trail,/Kaslo, Yinir,  Sandon,   Silverton, New  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson, Grand Forks/Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver.  lyiail Orders Promptly Forwarded  ��� ���������- .    .  ,     ���. ��� -   .   v        ���     - ���... ��� ,...."���  West Kootenay Butcher Go.  .    ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOIiBSALH AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON fi  Baker Street, Nelson ��#   Q.   TRAVES,   Manager |  osnsaa mv UAat aiossvffi futasafCT. a��d psompt Awsirefow  n  S_^^^^\_!i^i_T^r^^'9:ir^ ������:--.-:-';  &&^3&_��e__%����^Sb_1^$'^^  '  : __.__-..' ���*��&>������    �����-     -

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