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 CUT  THE  TAX RATE IN TWO  Finance Committee at Fault.  The most important business transacted at yesterday's session of the city  council was the adoption of alderman  Fletcher's suggestion that the rate of  taxation for general purposes as recommended by the finance committee should  be cut in two. The circumstance that  the council adopted the contention of the  chairman of the public works committee  is siillicient evidence that the finance  conimittee jumped at its conclusion iu  fixing the rate. If as the council now  says ji rate of three mills will raise .siillicient revenue for general purposes there  (ran be no defence for the committee in  recommending a rate of six mills, -The  amendment altering the rate was made  while the council was in committee of the  whole. Tho bylaws were then reported  'complete with amendments and received  their third reading. Following their  third reading the formal motion for the  reconsideration of the bylaws at the  nexb meeting of the council Avas passed.  Tenders were received for the completion of the electric light lluino. They  were as follows: J. P.'Cameron, 25 cents  per lineal foot, MacBeath <fe Peters, 15  cents, John Lindblad, 2S cents, John  Lynch, 22 cents, aiid Thomas Dempster,  17 cents.  As the tenders did not include the  work required in finishing the necessary  grading, being only for tho carpenter  work in completing the Hume, it was  moved by alderman Fletcher, seconded  by alderman Thomson, that the city  engineer be requested to go with Messrs.  MacBeath ��fc Peters over the ground and  obtain from them a price for doing the  necessary grading.work. In the meantime the tenders for the flume work were  referred to the public works committee  with power to act.  Tenders were also received for the  erection of a lire station on Observatory  street. The figures were: Allan Brothers  $258, Thomas W. Houston $370, and  Thomas Dempster "$315. On motion of  alderman Thomson, seconded by alderman McKillop, the tender of Allan  Brothers was accepted.  Four applications were received for the  position of caretaker ofthe city cemetery.  The 'applicants   were   Alexander /Allan,"  John   Miles,'  William    Gorton   and  W.  .Jenkins.    Tlio council decided to give the  position   to -Alexander  Allan.    He  will  en tor upon his duties forthwith and the  |.�� �����"��� jetty clerk^viis _��i ns trnjctjBd, "to ^i;e"<jijuesfo"the|  K: ���$$$ i HUii imkik ii^d0ai^tdilthd&arp\ s  " Stake^'M  *W  iflc^zjt^09  *te  FRIDAY MORNING, JULY 7,  18!)!).  PUBLISHED AT NELSON,   BRITISH COLUMBIA.  DAILY (BY MAIL) $5 A YEAR;  WEEKLY, $2.  Waterworks main ton n nee S     3 IK)  Tof-I    , $'l(*9S 21  Overdraft May :ilst .  Checks drawn  Deposit,-; in June  Interest on May overdraft.  Hank balance dr   Checks outstanding..  Overdraft   HANK ACCOUNT.  ...S-1.20S  11!  ...     (..IlilS SI  S.'tO,!K)(i (17  ...     'i.SHII 03  SiS.dlli 2!I  11(1 .IS  .S'-'('..7I*I (II  ..   I,ll_! (HI  .���!.".I*! SI  Sis.is; si  As ii wiu'dtip for the session' the council decided to give the city clerk three  weeks' holidays during the mouth of August. This was upon motion of alderman  Thomson, seconded by alderman Fletcher.  The same aldermen in reverse order  moved that the salary of the police  magistrate be increased from $50 to $70  per month. Both resolutions were carried without a dissenting vote.  ARGONAUTS SUFFER A OEFEAT  The Day at Henley.  IlRNr.KY, July G.���Despite a somewhat  ominous morning the grentes', crowd of  the week attended the regatta today, the  club houses iind the liouse boats being  centers of most vivacious and picturesque  troops of well dressed and,, groomed  women and men. The American iind  Canadian contingents were well represented, and hundreds .of transient visitors wore present. A prominent figure  was il. C. Lehman, who coached tho Harvard university crew, for tAvo seasons.  The scene, therefore, was much more  what one has learned to expect Henley to  be. Masses of boats Avere on the river,  while-the meadow swarmed with coaches  and wagonettes.  Interest centered in the race betAveen  the Argonauts of Toronto and the London Rowing Club, which proved a race  Avorth seeing. It looked like a good  thing for the visitors at first, but: the old  adage about youth and its day, came painfully into view again. /Phe Canadians  rowed  a-.wonderfully   game    race, ^ut  jroXwQU-aip'oh-G^  ����� _.L_6n���!" _ ��� _     b *_"��__ *;."��.-"."������ _*J&, .J,  \.i��."*Si',?,__"V"_>'"��,;yf,��,". ���."'  pximditsfironi. tlie  .^/tliffli^d^i'-^iaipt'i^iif^sille;!; .|^y.ica; ib*;  S/ni^^^feijJjl'e'-   ���'-���"���.��� i ...���'�����';.I��'>  "'__���.-:  ���J]/."Mie ��� ���iiOiiiitil, ",al$p t;dbeif|ed, |q; "Xsdll' fojv ]  ^"���feiiTteiiS.^  ;:ehc,q;iif cook's 'Of .200,0, checks ,ea%j ;fbr4_he -  ;��n "risjrol. "tlie '(qOfpofaiMiXy-   ,"     '������2       ";  ^,..S"Weeping;res"oIuj^^^^ ASdtih *���  : /t'ospocb  ioobsti'uetlojis; df "city .streets  y _rtu;d."njlqy^vays. ���. li \\jas-fuoyed by fildei?*  'uirti'T ' 'Tlifintsopj   secfanj$estl\ by- .^.d'efiniap  2..lMMpi0f'i(if,:,anxi insti.'uCjfced the saiii tiiry  . /iii^peistiOi' _ to   h&ve"   illi.  alleyiyays   and  " "sfcr-Bets. cleared of any tMiildihgs 6r parts  _  of buildings tltefeoii", particular mention  '. "bdiiig   made  <5f the"   alley-way 'between  .fosepliine a)iid Ward; streets at the  back  of Baker street.    Also, to have all  drfti n s  and/ fci'oijgiis   rtianin^   into 'tjie Ward  cfeelc ravine removed ini.med;iate]y_    The  "^wWr^fll-Eu^  upon lanes or streets  will  be given one  Week in 'Which to i-enum; the same.  A petition was VeceiVed' from Charles  Dodd, William Greenless and John Hepburn requesting that,a Chinese laundry  on lot 10, block 7 be 'removed on the  ground that it was a nuisance. The petition was referred to tlie sanitary inspector for report.  Tho eoiincii   also directed    the   city  jclork 'to JMil'l for tenders for a supply of  lettd arid -the valves and fittings required  for the waterworks eonsti'netioh.  The council's dispute Avith the owners  of Addition A as to compensation for tile  land covered by the electric light dam  came up again, and on motion of alderman Thomson, seconded by alderman  McKillop it was decided to ask the city  solicitor to advise the council as to the  corporation's power to expropriate hind  Occupied and used for the electric light  dam. The city engineer was also instructed to prepare a plan Showing the  amount of land occupied and used by the  dam.  The report of the auditor "was read and  adopted. It gave the receipts and expenditures for the month of June and  the condition of the bank account as  follows:  RKCEll'TS KOR JUNE.  Electric light rates.   Dog tax-   Supplies sold.   Licenses   Miscellaneous   Police court fines   Real esljite taxes   Burial permits and cemetery lots ,  Water rates     Total   1 ..DlSIIUItSHMKNT.S.   .  li'iro department   Mfseellaneoiis   Police department.   IVintintcand stationery  ��� ...  Salaries..-..-   Sewer construction   Sidewalks ';...-��� :..'. .-.-  Streets ���.-.'���....... ���.  ,  JClccLric lijfhl. construction    Klcctric lislit nKiiul-ciiiincc   Waterworks construction   ���ha^e^a^^  i^ac^S  f"S\W^hi.nie4'S.ec6i.i.d% "-s'loAV'e0*,'" tiliah "the": $_IriVeij  ; tinide^by'ftj.he;^^^'^^  _ Sus heat?;���yS'-ajb'li.^Vfo';:IDti*fc<2i.i��4;oi*;^s'\\rI��"^fnt_i��.'tel.t|.1 li^�����  : I3a$lge 0 tixd flWiid'dh] "ereiv; ,s%d1<^9,. "with  MACKENZIE AND MANN'S MINES  To Be Stocked for Millions.  It is rumored that Mackenzie <fc Manny  the well known railroad contractors and  mine owners, are reported to be preparing to make a flotation of all, or a large  part, of their British Columbia mines iu  one large company. The greatest variation of the rumors is iu regard to the  number of properties included in the notation and the capital stock of the corporation. The first rumor, and the one  Avhieh seems to be most generally accept-,  ed, is that all of the Mackenzie and Mann  properties are included in the flotation.  This would include the great North Star  group and a dozen properties in the  Boundary country. If this is the scheme  iu contemplation, it is reasonable to suppose that the capital of the company Avill  be close to $10,000,000.  . The North Star Avould naturally be the  ��� great mine of this combination. This  group of fourteen claims, near Fort  Steele, in East Kootenay, is Avithout question destined to be one of the greatest  mines in the northwest, if.not in the  Avorld. Already it is accounted a great  mine and its enormous stores of ore aro  as yet practically untouched.  Crosscuts have been run for-hundreds  of feet and a great quantity of ore has  been shipped, but the North Star ledge  has yet to be determined. A shaft -was  sunk.on the great "blowout of ore to a  depth of sixty feet and crosscuts Avere  run in every directiou from its bottom,  but the Avails of the lead have "never  been determined. The ore is a fair grade,  Ciirryiug good values in silver and lead.  A syndicate of London capitalists recently asked for a short option upon this  group at $1,500,000, but Mackenzie &  Mann refused to even entertain the proposition.  There is little doubt but what a floatation of this property is under Avay, biit  whether-in a general combination-,-or- by  itself in London for $3,000,000 is not ye't  known. ,'-..,-" ���.';���:.���.'._'���-..���:,���..���  THE TOWN AND THE DISTRICT  pep:pJe*#lainerdi"M*yr��.,b  .fifed- ��� tl ife" ^iieai'i si ;- .jtjr -"Wasj 'bettcji' -$o. Jje .i'u�� "iit  tJjte-rfSj-H'il^*^' ��6f'��fc>JJinc['��jJ'jStO'e13lifiiJ' .t _fc^'i!|-_J-q-vp?j:IcfencioI  Olxi twice in tlie" second round.*     ��"  TiiiS rowings public lias inpjb _b*es.jj's?i��\v"t&  display .its: appfeciatioh 'of Ashd's "eoii=-  duct;��� yesterday/ In-. %akin��j advantage- pf  , Jri.s legal right to* claim a fQill, thus "depriving *'Bns��h" Thompson of the Argpii-.  ants ,'of a hard fQpght'face in the" fifth  : heart for the diainohd schlls; All illoug  tlie {"ourse today, in his heat Ayitji. Butck-^  strife, he aviJs respectfiilly and sy.inpaithi-  cally advised to "protest,": and a's the  heat Wits a processioii. BlackstaffeAvihnjng  byauoltt ii, quarter~of a iniIe7A>n'io uiust-  haVe felt rather uncomfortable.  b;|g|'pMpert'ies^  .hbfeti-S't^ie^oj'^^ -'  ;  . ."Mhoh&iIefoi"iheypeppi��mx-4lip ���ij'oiilidp  "aii^e-iiiittr^-lS" tfiiife ^Ijfo^f^tari^^  Excheauer   to  Ship This Month,  At the Exchequer mine stoping iind  sacking of ore is going on preparatory to  a shipment which will be made during  the present month. Just how many tons  will comprise the first shipment has not  been decidod upon, as the destination of  the Ore is not yet fixed, but the shipment  will be of ii sufficient tonnage . to give a  fair idea of the value of' the ore. The ore  is expected to carry a \ralue of at least  $(_:j in gold, and live ounces silver. The  paystreak in the Exchequer ledge is two  and .a half feet wide, and given /proper  transportation facilities the property  could make considerable shipments.' A  depth of 110 feet has been attained..  YMIR.   .  ���i F. 3. Kennedy has recently located the  mineral claims the Kittie K aiid the Grey  Eagle on Porto Rico mountain. On the  Copper Queen, near MeadoAv siding, they  are busy stripping the ledge, AA'hich is  shoAving up Avell.. An outfit left Thursday to do assessment Avork on .Ben  Foote's claim up Porcupine creek.  The managing director of the London  and B. C. Goldfields, Limited, the parent  company of the Ymir Gold Mines," Limited, is expected in Ymir shortly on a  visit'of   inspection  to  the -���1Yinir  mine.  ; Eugene Croteau left for the Belmont  group Thursday. '-.���-.  : 11. C. Pollett, the managing director of  the American Eagle Company,, operating  the Nevada mineral.'claim, is out oii an  official visit, and before long will be shipping ore to the smelter for a test,  i It appears to be generally understood  that Patsy Clark Avill invest some capital  iii the Wilcox group, which is being  operated by the Broken Hill Company,  i. The Cosmopolitan hotel is to be entirely  renoA'ated and refurnished throughout  .aiid they talk of a billiard table in the  near future. The' cricket club has been  practising lately. They haA'c some 'fine  bowlers, but the batting is not up to the  niiii'lc!.��f isf-V. yy,, yy-,: ��������,*?*��� yyy'���.'"'"��.��v-'.y,  ^l&'^Cfiff^  'flyiiivtionydhypriglietf  S^iitci:BStatea%i:id^ai;uttla��cftlte   S !)90 Oil           ii 00         20 50      :��5 oo       G7'i 0(i         60 00           1 10  ��� 3 00  ......    SISil 5*1  ....**_.-t,0C.I 88  .:..�� 309 41         83 7S  ....    713 5(1  ...     9:t) li!)  ....     73!) 9$  .... 1,177 00  .... 1,018 fl!)  .... 2,(i"H 8.5  ....    3!H 21  .... 1,33!) 55  Tliere wel-e several other events, but  the news service which' tile Canadian  Pacific Telegraph .Company furnishes to  tlie local press is so wretched, that saving an iiiiiioiincoiiieiit that Trinity College fouled Magdalen and eventually  sniiislied tlieir Own boat, no I'ot'ord of the  other* events is given.  Chamberlain Gives an Explanation.  London*, .Inly (>.���Hon. Joseph Chamberlain, secretary of state for the colonies, niade a personal statement in the  house today with reference to the coin^  nient wliich. has been aroused by the fact  that, though a shareholder in the Niger  company, ho had voted iu favor t)f the  transfer of that corporation's territory  to the government. Air. Cliaiubetiain  said in effect that his interest iu the Niger  company aviis ��'i000y and that when the  question of the revocation of thceoinpany's  charter arose, he asked tlie marquis of  Salisbury and his colleagues in the government to relieve him of any 'participation in the negotiations. In accordance  Avitli this request tlie negotiations had  been entirely in the hands of sir Michael  Hicks-Beach, chancellor of the exchequer.  Mr. Chamberlain added that he had  voted for the resolution of sir Michael  Hicks-Beach, Avliich AA'as only formal, but  that he avou Id not participate in any  .future discussion or vote. If he A'oted as  a shareholder he would vote against tlie  transaction.  -  An American Woman Made President.  London, July 6.���Mrs. May Wright  Sewell, president-of the American section  of the. Women's .International Congress,  Avas elected to succeed the countess of  Aberdqen as president, of ...the congress,  which will hold its. next meeting in  Berlin.  "i,h"g'floated:in Lplidoiv.^y ���ifefiilf. .foi: $%-���  ���fO()0^t)Q,..^liil&ali; t'h:e��^w>n^ary pi*Qpe*ij-  _."��?"  Kyi, -..", -.ny -. yi:w-i, nff.f-2,������'���:��.,y-  ���/J���;'1* Y*  pies .have been ^cpni.Dined^riito  one  coins  '_pai_-yHai.il]^  "aZa hxuf"''ri&ndxm$ ".^hd'-fafiS-" feolnpifhy":  "Wjli-.haA^e t>: "dj^lalr^-tb^k" ol'^S^O'p.OOl)-"  and AVi'tl be, knoAvn sis,:tlxpn pSniiuion Qpp-  per Mines, Liihited. "   "  The  result pi "these, "fiota^i^ns iviil%.  an  iutrodu-itioh  of forgigii; dapiial xiitp  &liitidh Gpixxnibia; AVliicli-Vviil be of" gxsiit:  vilj'iie",   Jt will benefit, i.i.o.t only tlie pvQp-  ertifes UOatfed; but A^ill  be  ii  good tliijig  for evferyproperty of promise.        ��    . ��� ������  Liberal and Radical "Vietory:  LoNli_N,  .Iiily  6.���!Tii,e  Liberal party  gained two pai'fiamc'ntary seats today iii  _the_fo:yQ_-elfe_<i^  consLsts of fifty-six articles. Those regarding the constitution of the court  itself are substantially the same its those  of sir Julian Pauncof'ote's original project.  Clause twenty eight is interesting in that  it provides tluit each signatory power  si itill designate with in three months following ratification more than four persons recognized as competent to deal with questions of international law, avIio are also  ready to accept the ollice of arbitrators.  The bureau will keep a list of the nominees  avIio will be entitled to sit a.s members of  the court, and will report to the signatory powers all modifications therein.  Two or more powers can designate the  same members. .-Members "will be nominated for six years and be eligible for re-  noniination. In the case of the death or  retirement of a member of the court the  vacancy shall be filled in the same "manner as the original-nomination;  READY  FOR THE CREAT RACE  ��� ��������� Uolunibia Defeats the Defender.  New Yoi'iK,..Inly 0.���By the race between the new cup defender Columbia  and the old one Defender, sailed today  over a triangular course of thirty miles,  ten miles to a side, it has been plainly  demonstrated that no matter Iioav skill-,  '.fully ..'constructed a yacht may be, her  sailing ability to go to the windward may  be killed by imperfectly setting sails.  The Columbia aa'oii the race by a margin  of 3 .minutes��� .53 seconds. Tliere is no  doubt she Avould have won by a larger;  margin if her sails hiid fitted as avcII as  the Defender's. In the, Avindward Avork  while the Avind Avas strong, the  Columbia was unable either to outfoot  or outpoint the Defender, chiefly on account of the bad set of her club topsail,  jib''topsail iind fores tay sail. ��� She covered  the first leg of ten miles to. AviiidAvard  three minutes faster than the Defender,  but one/minute of that gain Avas made  when the wind became light, and less  than tAvo miles from the .turning point.  On. the.second leg the .-..Columbia  gained  ^b'SfeM^C^^  l.sv-'-fAf.p.'fi,.^���^���JS'i'ki-iflifA"/.-." *?_-.���."isi'Ei!S*T-r_.-.^Ai'.-jVrr_5i_��  !^rk;|os^.ftA?^secblJ^tosf  relled constitueiicy of Oldhsini to fill the  dual vacancy created by the deiitli. hist  mouth of Bobei't Ash(sroi% Conservative, iind the subsequent resignation of  his colleiigue. James Francis Oswald,  who lias just been iippoiufeed by (ilic  chancel lor of the exchequer,' sir Michael  Hicks-Beach, to be steward and- bailiff of  the niitlior of Nortlisteiid. The following  ���are tlio results oi tin; polls: Alfred  Eniniil.t, Liberal itud lliidical I2,07(),  Wiiltei* Ksiuiciniau, liiberiil and  Radical, 12.770;, WinstoiiO Spencer  Chiirchiil, Conservative, IJy!l77: J. \V,  iMaui Isluy, Cou.servative^ 1 lA'M). The result of today's election is a distinct Conservative reverse'. Alfred1 I'hnlniit. the  successful Liberal iind lliidical eaiidklatey  avIio leads the poll iu today's election in  Oldiiiim, is ii wealthy cotton, spinner of  Ol-dh.'uu. He is a cousin of J. Enitnitt-  Baiiow, Liberal member foi' the Froino  division of Somersetshire. His brother  married lady Constance Campbell, daughter of the duke of Argyle. Iluneiman,  the other successful and Itadical candidate, is also a local man. He is a member  of the firm of Walter Iluneiman & Com-  pany of London and Newcastle. Ho is  20 years of age, and a son of Walter  Iluneiman of NeAvcastlc.  'by ah iiriTih-gs. rtud" 'OU'"iMhSi*' Wh^h" J^lhy  'A\r*ti#' ��"stopp"e"d �� "yegtfK'ila-^^.wa^'Cfe!1'^  ���" ij'ad^Jjee.y. re;tii''encL��iii-��*t.Ii e "tpi'st, ij things 'foiy  "So" 'full sf rial i <f tl iii OxiitOd ��siS1_ at fes Ii ad; KeJ?}* _cT*^'  ifeu^sff>|f^.*|eVosS1^  ��� ne^yrSD'i'jili* this 311 o.i\n'i i-i gfxqjiSlp "IShyel ^re^st'i  Hui^fm-wpliiiy;" b\i1_".ir lij^r^lC^ipfely*^^'  iS^dn^'^ssfeffc^  - ti,iey-2"giifu& xYas:.'s%ai}tetl. ' ''The/ '.i'eiii,,:li!i��i,m;g ;'  ��� fi.ve!_rvvj:clce.t& p| 'Un'cl'e,, ^Wvjfls .i..,enpjs��feseht>-;  tiy^.S'Sooii|Av:ei,i't,do,\:v'i4Vi .tor a total of 20G  for/^tlffe^'iiiniiigSj"' _ "Thfe  Ciiiiacliaiirs' then '  w^fxt'^Oyhs^t j2py t:.llei'i''��'se:co1u|Iii'i,hi'iii;gS'Avitli  r.21i*i:u.nns':tos4Ua'k.e tiii Stive jiu  innings d'e-'  fea'ti," *1Tli&yAve;i''e'uurtible't0 do iinncJi 'With  tlie" boAvling of Deinotte ami O'Neill, and  all Wel'ti retired for fit runs,  or  a  griind  total   Of  lit)   runs,  tlmy  beiilg  00  rirns  sh-6rij of the tJiiited Sta;tes score.  -sprx iggj:-^^  'bus. i^ jVQiSliyioi! 'ilufenOTiigi/tJi)  "k-vf'  The Boers Will Back Down.  Pretoria,   July  (>.���The special  conan d  ference betAveen president Kruger  the members of the cabinet, and Fischer,  member of the cxoeutiA'O council of the  Orange Free State, avIio avjis the bearer  of compromise suggestions from the i^ree  State in the matter of the dispute betAveen the Transvaal iind Great Britain,  iind Hofl'nieyer, the Africander leader,  has been practically.concluded. It is believed that the franchise proposals Iuia'c  been accepted .and may be laid before  the Volksraad tomorrow and that peace  Avill be preserved.  Aii Independent Member Endorsed.  ^Lon i x>^V>T'"ly^^^^  ber of parliament Was held yesterday in  the Osgood Cross division of the wOst  riding of Yorkshire. Sir John Austin,  Liberal home ruler, who resigned liis seat.  in the liouse of connuons owing to diU'er-  ��� oiH.'us- with tlie Ijibei-al aj-'soeiafiioii regarding the local veto, was i-c-uhH'tt-d  over Mr: llolierts, liulepenilent.. tlie \*oti_  heitig Austin "iKiS, Moliferts 2SJKI. At  tlie gfjiieral piirlianiGiitary ijleelsion in  July, I SOS, sir John Austin received 5110  votes* And M. Hai-ding f/ln. CVnsivrv.-itive  candidiitc rccei\*ed 1B01.  Women Cannot Sit as Councillors.  London, July (5. -The house of eoni*  nioiis this inorniiig l-qjected the anUMid-  iiieut to the Loudon government bill,  wliich was proposed by Hon. Leonard  Henry Courtney, unionist ineu_h_..i' for  the iiooliuin division of Cornvvfill, which  permitted tlie election of wonien iis councillors. The vote was 2lt_ against nnd  177 in favor of the amendment. The  house of lords amendment, providing for  tlie exclusion of women from the .office of  councillor was then formally  agreed   to.  "toMaf*,gaits-" iha��^  Shlijufe$�� -gxbi rhmd-" ^i^sTfe^liVl -ivMifr -..  .d\%^^gOf_s)*��.ws\ il-^|..^  ,"th(i'-��.A'i3!i\of4c''iifu\^'il*/;^  ytwGptyr.fetjtj, tli-'\yaiii&f*'���T"lB��Sffivll^r^ic'ds..  ' betJweeir"t!W.'&h;,^^^  Will ta^ke; place i'lV'the"- -Sofeirt" Respite -v6- -  .ports" 'tq;.'y:ie. "eohtj*Ary'."   Thp .Shahn-dek's-.  nuiiiisliil fe 0ip ���h|i^iesj;��:puyer-;'iua'i_i:i^at''  ever Seeu.niu"-Mi^ pi'.o.'^sirlis'n: -  besjititt-Enl ��isj3lbtJi.cl.q,n " Tl'*JLi"-'<.ij:i^Yr-Js: hlope ,  ��� weighs 'UCafiy -MnG-" pounds.   The yhohh ;  ;;S' not yet reii^y^to ppgh'^a-iii tibial 2f&tieM.  'ji'knK.iiai'e. still ^uplft.ecl"��� in   pitinting  It is :  pi'O-  Wioi  tih-01 eriife and'  fiscih,g,a";l,!er" titcklo.  hoped thj:i"t she avIIIVq ready  6->i  linijiiary :spil*i op Satiy^iayj  a  ���^Wew-Mitting'-Companies_iInGori)ora.teii-���=  Victoria, Jtily"fi.r���Tins week's Official  ("���'azetti. gives notice of tin; incorpor.ilii.jii  of  the  Big  Four  Comiiiliiy, ciipifal  OonsofiiJateil    Mining  $-250,000:   to   plii'clfii^c  Attempted to Kill Ex-King Milan.  BEixiHADio, July 0.���Former king Milan, king Alexander's father, narrowly  escaped iissiissination here this evening.  The would-be murderer, who is about 150'  years old, is under - arrest, lie has 'not  yet been identified. He fired four revolver shots, one of which slightly grazed  liis majesty iind wounded the hand of an  adjutant Who was with liiin. At the  time of the attack king Milan was driving through ''Michael street in. au open  carriage.  Fixing' the Arbitration Body.  TiikILuutk, July 0;-: Tlie revised pro-,  ppsiil regarding tlie institution'-; pi'.a per-.  nianeut court of arbitration,   which-will-  be submitted to the committee tomorrow  the Big Fmil" group ill, f.tie Tt'.'il'l 'Creek  division; Detroit As'liJii'd^ati (iol<! Alii,ring  Co., Utossliiiul', 1 wpi till '$lilt).,00(,): Ilerr'reu'-  diiiil- freo1 Gold Mining and Milling Co.,  Iviissliind, capital ��2i(){)MH), f���-o ptiri-liiise  tlie ileferiihihtu'l and ofther cla.iii.is on,  iMJi'ty-njiii. creek' u'ei,i,r NelsOuj, Ivast  i-vootenay Cltjiper iNlii-iiilg On., \Viin;h.p-  UU-nVWtpi'Lft-l $2;Tft,()00;i Sanki llosu. (lold1  and Copper Mines, Iiossland, eilpital $1-  noO.uuO- India Coiiisolidated Silrer Milling Co., VVliitewiittii-, c'lirit.iil $100.0.00.  Baseball Games Yesterday.  Pliiladclpliia I, Brooklyn 7.  St. Loin's 0, Ctuv'eliinel -I.  liOuisvilJe ���% Ciiieiniiitti 2.  Pittsburg S, Chicago 11.  ���Rochester 0, Springfield '4.  Minue.'1,polls !), Indianapolis 7.  St. Paul, 7, Detroit 8.-  BiilTitln (i.. iMIlwaukee -I.  Kansas City 8, Columbus 7.  Toronto 1, Providence 0.  Yellow Fever at New York.  N'kav York, July fi,.--The United States  transport M'uCIollan arrived today from  San tin-go and was detained in quarantine.. The surgeon of the triinsport i'o-  .ports that tliree of the passengers have  yellow fever. Two of these are cabin  -passengers. Oiie is Miss Clciideiuiiiig,  daughter of the surgeon in. charge at  Santiago, whose death from yellow fever  is reported.  THE   FREIGHT. TARIFF   FIXED  Boundary Creek Market Open.  F. \V. Peters, assistant trallic agent of  the Canadian Pacific Railway Company,  yesterday arrived at an agreement with  chief engineer Tye tis to a. schedule of  freight rates at which the contractors of  the Robson-Penticton road will carry  goods over the Boundary Creek branch  (luring the time the road will remain in  the hands of the contractors.  The fixing of the schedule   will   bo  of  great advantage   to  the  wholesale merchants of Nelson in that they arc now in  ii position to know just where tliey stand  with respect to   the   trade cof Boundary  Creek.    In hardware the railway officials  say that the company's   rate   to   Nelson  gives the Nelson jobber an advantageous  position with respect to Boundary Creek  business, and with respect to the grocery  trade negotiations are now going on with  a view to the removal of discriminations  which were brought to light  in  the conferences  betAveen   the  committee of tho  board of trade iind the railway company,  with   every  prospect of  a  satisfactory  solution. The merchants of the Boundary  district have been   holding  their orders  back as much as  possible,  awaiting  the  opening of the Boundary Creek branch,  and now that arrangements  have  been  perfected for the operation of the road  by the  contractors,  the  Nelson jobbers  sliould see to it that they put themselves  in touch  with   the  retail   merchants  of  that district and secure for Nelson that  portion of   the trade  which rightly belongs to i��  Ii. -K. Mticdonell, contracting freight  agent, will visit the Boundary district  next week and advise consignees of the  rates iind the dates at which they can  expect delivery over the line at different  points. At present the company expects  thatthe road will-be into Cascade City by  the middle of the present month and that  it Avill reach Grand Forks by the  middle of August. When the road  reaches the hitter point freight Avill bo  received for the Republic camp in Washington, the transfer from Grand Forks to  Republic being made by teams, lt Avill  be ��i couple of month's tit least before the  road reaches Greenwood.  The stations along the line from  Robson to Midway,  Avith   their  distances in  miles   from    Robson,    are    as    folloAA'S:  Shields   10,  Coykcndalls  10,  Tunnel  22,  Summit   30,   Gladstone   3S,   Sutherland  Creek 10,  Cascade  City  54,  Gilpin's  59,  iO&rand   Forks  07,  Niagara  72,  EholtSl,  "Greenwood 80, and Midway 99.  ^.ITThe construction   freight  tariff  from '  ���Pjdbson tci Cascade City, in  carloads, cal-  eglated in cents per hundred pounds, ancl  ililhssiiicfl froni class first"to class tenth, is"  Jas'foiloavs : First 74, second   02, third 50,    -  ifnrth SS,- fifth   34,  sixth   31, seventh 20,    .  ..eighth 27, ninth 27 and tenth 19.  is iThe corresponding rates- from   Robson -*'  Btp}(<'rand Forks arc as'follows: First Sti,  ."Second 72.* third  58,  fourth  44,  fifth 40,h   *  ] sixth 3(5, seventh 28,'  eighth   30, ninth 32 7  fiinid tenth 23.     *    '_. -  '^Vdrk Commenced in/WTiite Grouse District.  "VTh'- syndicate represented by Hugh * **  Siitlieflaiid has commenced Avork upon .  Jibe Copper King and Storm King groups  of claims in the White .Grouse. Mountain  ���t&lrict. The Avork Avill be done'under  tlie superintendency .of captain B. II.  Trewtlieway, who has' had ^considerable *  experience in mining' in the-copper mines  of the Liike Superior section and in. British Honduras. A start will be made  Avith about eight or ten nien. and they  will be employed in the first instance in  pel forming necessary assessments, after  vvhich a comprehensive system of devel-  _op'ineut_w.ilLbt_.laid_out���TheSiitiierland ���  syndicate has a bond upon the seven properties comprising the two groups, under  which I he syndic-ale i> obliged (o expend  Lhe liiiii of .$."0,000 in development, in Iavo  year.-.. There is at present- enn.siderabio  snow upon (he property, which will pro-  Ij.mJiIn interfere \\ il h the t'nmiufiiccinciit  of e\leiisi\e operations for .several weeks,  ;us the trail is ne\t to hnpnss-alile.  A Young Offender Whipped.  Tallie Parr, (he .small boy urrented on a-  charge of stealing a .stone jug from F. (J.  Chase, came before magistrate Crease  for seiitene-e yesterday morning after  having spent twenty-Four,- hours iu jail.  The lather of the boy prninised; to give  liiin a sound whippifiig and the chief of  police was detailed to sec tliat thw whipping was up t<> tlie mark. In consideration <>f the whipping the magistrate  allowed the boy to go upon suspended  sentence, tlie boy and his father eutCfing  into r(."cogui/.iiiices in the stun of $200 to  ���appear for judgment when called upon.  This will doubtless be a lesson to other  boys in Nelson, who are being watched by  the police.  Metal Quotations.  Xkw York, July ��� (3.-���Bar-  silver   (Wlc.  ���Mexican.'dollars   fS^c.   Copper   steady;  BKlil.l.V,  passed  pay 25  brokers  steady;  '.$���1.55.  $18.50,  exchange  $18.50.    Lead  brokers' $1.30, exchange $4.50 @  Taxes Levied on Bachelors,  .July (>.--Tlie Hessian diet has  a measure .requiring bachelors to  nir (.'cut more, income tax than  married men. It has also placed a tax of  live nt.irks per annum on bicycles unless  tliey are used for business purposes. A  propositi to double tax female bicyclists  was defeated by a- narrow majority.  . Killed His Mother and Sister.       .:���������,J  Toi'kka, July 0-.���William. Porter, nine'  years old, of Coates, Kansas* Avas plivying  soldier  Avith  a  pistol   today.    " I  shoot  you 1" lie said to bis baby sister who was  in her  mother's  arms.    He  then   pulled  the trigger and a bullet  passed   through  both the lulby  and  her  mother, killing  both instantly.  "-s,..  ^SA=iV.  ���%-*s  y^  -.-:>.  Mi THE TRIBUNE:   NELSON, B.C.,  FRIDAY, JULY 7,   ISOfl.  *ay at Nelson  Red, wljite aruj blue bunting, and flags for decoration purposes.  A large assortment of boy's linen, and i\us\ suits.  Ladies' white an,d blacl^ frjuslin blouses.    Just the thing for hot weather.  A. FERLAND * CO.  Klliol. Mock. Haker SI rout. Nolson  NELSON HARDWARE CO.  Baker Street, Nelson.  LODGE   MEETINGS.  KNIGHTS   OF PYTHIAS���Nelson   Lodge,   No,   2,'.,  Knights of Pythias, meets in 1. 0. 0. F.Hall,corner  Baker and Kootenay slrecl.s, every Tuesday evening ;ifc  8 o'clock.   Visiting Knights cordially invited to attend.  C. FRENCH. C. C. G. ROSS, K. of R. te S.  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. F. & A. M.   Meets  second Wednesday in each month.   Sojourning  \ brethren invited.  PKOFESSIONAL   CARDS*  TflAVART & CARRIE���Architects.   Rooms 7 and 8 Ab-  J-J   ci-deen block, Raker street. Nelson.  FB. IIARPKR, musical director, leader Nelson Or-  ���   chestra.   Musicians furnished for all occasions on  short notiee.   Telephone 02. -  MISCELLANEOUS.  ANTED���To rent a small  furnished house or cottage.   Apply to A. F., Tribune ollice.  w  w  ���VNTED���House to buy or rent now.   Six rooms and  conveniences.   Apply, .1. J. M., Tribune ollice.  WANTED���A position as choir master, late si lo bass,  SI. Johns, Liverpool, England, and direelor Kort  Rouge, JI. C. AVinnipeg. Address Albert Hull, Post  Ollice.  w  ANTKD���A small nurse girl to lake care of a baby.  Apply at Lhe ofliees of Galliher & Wilson.  WANTKW.���Two or three rooms for light housekeeping.   No children.    P. O. Box Bflfi, Nelson.  LOST���Ladies Gold Hunting Case Wnlch on Tuesday, between Stanley and Latimer streets and  the smeller. Ten dollars reward. Arthur Painter, Latimer street, west of Stanley.  FOR   RENT���One  cottage   on   Latimer   street,   half  bloclOwe.-t of Stanley street.   A11 convenience.-. $17.50  a month. .-Apply at Tribune ollice, Vernon street, Nelson.  ��to fS&ttnms.  Daim. "Edition   tAVkkkly Edition..   . JFikst Year, No ~r\S!  ... SkvkNth Ykak, No. 'A'i  The Nelson Tribune mentions one business establishment there u'hich did more business lii.-f nionih than in  any previous month in it* history. This, is said in answer  tothc charge tlrat. the eight-hour law injures business.  Jf the house in question can prosper more because a  - large number of mines have shut down, UK proprietors  J "would, doublles.s make thoir fortunes l�� mining was  stopped entirely.  The above i.s from 'the Victoria Colonist,  a -newspaper   that- has   repeatedly  stated 'tliat the mining industry of the  .province   has  been ruined  through tiie  passage oi'a law that reduced tlie Avorking  houl's of underground miners from  ten to eight hours a day.    The Tri hunk  contends that the enforcement of the law  has -not materially affected  the mining  industry, except iu the Slocan  district,  and that the volume of business transacted by the leading -wholesale houses of  Nelson proves it.   'Ninety-five per   cent  ���of"theTnetalliferous"2nines"of thcpi-ovince-  are located  in Kast and West Kootenay  and Yale   districts.    These   mines gave  .ejnployment   directly1 and   indirectly to  0000 men on June 1st, ppd, it is safe to  say that 5500 men arc so employed today, at the same rate of wages ps was  paid before the eight-hour Jaw wei.t into.  tiiredt   It  is  time  tliat only a lihiited  niunber of the Slocan   mines tire Avorking  full forces, but it should be borne in mind  that   the province   has  not   reaped  that  benefit from the Slocan mines tluit it litis  from the niines around JRossland and Nelson, Avhicli continued   to work full forces  after the law became operative.    This i.s  because tiie bulk ofthe ore mined around  Rossland and Nelson i.s smelted in .British  Columbia, while fully ninety per cent of  the ore mined in the Sloean is smelted at  distant   points   in    the   United   States.  Every ton of ore mined and smelted in  the province  means   that  tAvo  men arc  directly   employed    in    its   mining   and  smelting,   and the  province gets the full  benefit of the   industry.    Every  ton   of  ore mined in the proA'ince and smelted in  the United   States means  tliat the prov-  ince gets only half of what it is fairly entitled to.  The Thiuunk is making arrangements  to publish a special edition, to be issued  as a Christmas number. Jt will be Avhat  -a special,edition should be. It will be  illustrated, but tho illustrations will be  of mines, mills,, smelters and industries  that arc -making Kootenay one of the  most prosperous sections of Canada. The  reading matter Avill be; a description of*  these industries*, and/not mere Avriteups  of individuals. 'Advertising space avi'11  be sold, and the advertisements will be  Avorks of art. Tne printing will be done  iu Nelsou.  The operation, of smelters in British  Columbia means that for eArery man employed in a mine another Avill be employed in a smelter, therefore it is to be  hoped that the suspension of Avork in the  Slocan mines Avill result in   tho  cancella  tion of every contract now existing between these mines and American smelters. If such is the result, the enforcement of the eight-hour law will have  done more for the province than all the  other laws passed in the last ten years.  ])a*vii> Mark Caislky, .journalist and  politician, <|iiiet!y slipped out of Nelson  yesterday afternoon and hied himself oil'  to Kaslo to enter matrimony, a state that  is said to ennoble till those who enter it.  I'Yoni this time on the editorials of the  Economist will be more elevated in tone,  anil the haunts of the politician will no  longer be the haunts of David Mark.  Exercise for Women.  It is regular, daily exorcise that counts,  and if a woman will take ten minutes  after rising and ten more before going to  bed for deep breathing and some simple  effective exercise she will be benelitted  beyond money A-alue. Ten minutes for  exercise, ten for a sponge bath and ten  for dressing are enough for any active  woman to'spend in preparing for the day  before her.  CLEAEIITG  ._"__ I-  ��� H ���  DSON'S BAY  COMPANY.  &, *&   4  *5__l__��&>  INCORPORATED 1670.  YUM  YUM  DRY GOODS  BOOTS  AND SHOES  GENTS'  FURNISHINGS  MILLINERY  HOUSE  FURNISHINGS  FRESH  CANDY  JUST  IN  In order to make room for our fall and winter importations, 'which are now on the way,  we will offer the balance of our spring and summer stock at a  Special Bargain Sale Commencing Monday, July 10th  A Special Line of  Cloth Bound  Hudson's Bay Stores  West, Baker. Street,.      Telephone 13.  Fine Ordered Clothing  AVe have a fine _i**_orli��ncnb of woolen** always  on hand. Goods made up at the shortest'possible notice. As everything is kept and made  on tho premises, satisfaccion is assured.  PITER fiENEIM _ GO.  IN ATTRACTIVE BINDING!-  A��.L POPULAR AtrTSORS  OFFERED AT  Hcadti darters for  FIRST-CLASS BUILDING MATERIAL  AVe mftko a special l,y of  Shjplap aqd Double Dressed Njaterial  Good Dry Rustic and Flooring  Oflleo and yard near C.P.B. depot .Ifi. O. BIONB, Agent;.  Ijioison Stationery Co., M  jsr-SriSO-sr, _3. a.  LOOKING  OUT  H. M. VINCENT  BAKER STREET "WEST, NELSON  Gentlemen  Tf you -wroit a natfy, siylish suit of clothes for   spring and  summer. I have over 500 diU'cr-   eilt patterns of Scotch  and English  tweeds,  wlrch 1 will make to your order at the low  price of  ��25  Black Venetians make a nice suit for summer wear at _��� >  ��21  Blftek Serge suits in sack or morning coat. .��21  A  heavy Scotch  tweed,  nice  patterns lor  bush)ess sjiliti ., ..���..,, ,. .��lS  , Troutes atcmifilly low prices. Kjti and finish  no better in Canada. Indies' flue tailoring a;  specialty,   Olenient block, Baker street.  s,  Ladies' and Children's Department.  Ladies' Cotton Shirt Waists, less than cost, 25c up.  11       Silk Blouse from .$3.00 each up.  11      Cotton Wrappers, to clear, from 50c up.  11       Black Alpaca and Serge Skirts $2.00 up.  Children and Misses' Black Cotton Hose 10c per pair,  Ladies' Black Cotton Hose 15c per pair.  n       Cashmere Hose 25c per pair.  Summer Corsets 50c per pair.  Cotton Undervests from 10c each up.  Silk Undervests,. half price," -..50c- each up.      --  Nightdresses, a ..small lot to clear,-' at .50c! .    ���  Sunshades and. Umbrellas'from 50c-'up..   -'"  -,,-,  n  11  n  IN  ll  II.  Jlillineryt Department.  Ladies' Sailor Straw Hats at 25c.  Ladies' and Children's Trimmed Hats at Half Price.  Dress Goods Department.  Plain-and Fancy .Figured Alpacas from 25c a yard up.  Fancy Colored Dress Goods from 25c a yard up.  Fancy Dress Costume Patterns less than cost.  Light and Dark Washing Prints, half price, j]4c a yd.  Summer Dress Muslins from 10c a-yard up.  White Swiss Striped and Checked Muslins from Sc up.  Silk Department.  Black Brocade Dress Silks from 15c a.yard up.  Bargains in Blouse Silks in waist lengths.  Washing Silks,, plain striped and checked 35c up.  Boot and Shoe Department.  As wc intend to close out   this department,   we   will  clear the entire stock at cost prices.  Cents' Furnishings Department  In, this  "department  our .clearing" safe 'prices -will: be  '���-}-__"-..sure to move the balance of our spring stock.  Boys'Summer Blouses "at 50c each lipi' *  .11/    Separate Wool and Tweed Pants 60c per pair/*  ;   n     and Youths' 'Ready Made Clothing at cost. '   ,:'  House Furnishing: Department.  jChenile," Plush and Tapestry   Curtains,, Porlicrs and  i Table Covers at extremely-low prices.-  |Curtain, Poles arid Window Shades cheap.,    '   '   -   '   ,  \ Ingrain, Tapestry, Brussels and, Wilton tarpets,-Rugs,  and Squares, at lowest cash prices. '  c Remnant and Bargain Counter.  We particularly call attention  td the special bargains  of remnants, etc.,  on  this counter.     These goods  -have got to go.    All extra value.  VICTORIA BLOCK, BAKE& STREET, NELSOlT  s  &  IX you want, a stylish tici'fect fitting suit,, made of tho  best; cloth over imported to Nelson, lciivo your order  with inc.  _ Six hundred dollars worth of now goods fibw wailing your inspection.   I guarantee satisfaction or no sale.  SUITS $25  J. R.  Nelson's up-to-date Tailor, next Kootenay Codec Co.  CUSTOM'S BROKERS  AUCTIONEERS  liwo just received ni consignment of Harris home  inade tweeds: 1x011.1 Talbot Harris,, Scotland.  FEED J. SQUIBl, Baker St. Nelson  Tfto supply ISi limited, so call oiirly nnd c.Xrimtne this stock.  EM ESTATE and UEfflAL ABESTS  Baker Street, Nelson  SQUIRE'S   RANCH    FOR   SALE  Containing 120 acres of land within one and a  quarter miles of Nelson.   Por further  particulars apply to   .  FRED   J.   SQUIRE,    Nelson,   B.   C.  NUMBER  ONE  These hot s-uilmncr d.-iys is a duty you  milly owe to "No. 1,"  Probably tlie best thing to do i.s to fortify your system  with some '  WELL KNOWN TONIC.  \Ve have all the standard preparations  that are ��� recommended  for thi.s-pu.rpo.se.-  and Fancy Dress Goods  Blouses and Bress Skirts  CALL ON  Mrs.   E.   McLaughlin  JOSKPHINK STREET. NKLSON  FIRST DOOR WKST BANK 11. C. BUILDING.  FOB   S-A-I^m  Two lo|8 With two-story hollsc on Latimer  street, near Josephine StSOO  Ti'rnis:   $12(iu eiish���ljiilini��e on mort&flKC  Histy-nero rnndi, nine Init-S from eity 611 lake  Khoru ...SIOUO  One-half Cash, balance on mortgage.  Ou loan conditions arc Uiectieiipcst and best.  OlFored. You cim repay at any time withonl'  bonus.  -A.CS-EIISr'TS   3?*0_3,  British Columbia I'ermniicnl, Savings & Loan Company.  Ulobo Savings & Loen Co., Toronto.  i_i*<rs*a*_=i__-_src__i  Plre, Life, Accident, and Sickness.  T'O-TWm, House, eentrally located, $2800.  G-llooni 'Cotlage and  % Lots- on Qiirboimite  street, SM00, easy torms.  5'ltnoi.i.i   House- on  Stanley street, .-yylOO.  Strictly tirst-class.  Bates, .*5H per week and up.  Canada Drug and Book Co.,  .     X,I__Vi:i_-_3_D  Corner of.Haker and SUnley Streets, Nelson  MRS. WALTER B. MUIR  SPOKANE.  FURNISH FA) BOOMS, SINGLE AND EN S.1JITIC.  Hot anil cold water, bill lis, eleetrio liglit, elevator and  telephone. Housekeeping rooms. Thoroughly equipped  with exits anil liroeseapes. _fil.li flloor Marion blook, corner Riverside and Stevens Streets. ������...  - .NOTICE.".;.;*:-:;.  Notice is hereby given thai, the piirt.ncr.ship hcrckifore  subsisting bcl.W(icn R. M. Miicdonnld anil  W.   I*'.   Hiong-,  hum, under Mir firm niuneof Macdonnlil and Unnighnui  is dissolved ns of the _ttll.!_ .lime, 1SRI.  GA,/VIBL,E ��5-0'RBIL,LV9 Agts  Baker Street West, Nelson, B. C.  Lots for Sale  SSOO will inirebasc a choice residence corner, 100 by 120  feet.  SSIOU vvill purchase 11 central lot nnd residence.  ��100 will purchase two nice lots and shanty.  SatKJO will purchase two nice lols and collage.  Sl.000 vvill purchase four nice lol.s and'residence.  Huy Fairmont shiires for a rise. ������������,.'  ootid Utiea at 2 cents.  J. L VANSTQNE,      R. H. WILLIAMS,  Mines iiiid "Mining Slocks Cuslonis Broker  REAL ESTATE AND GENERAL AGENTS  il    J.  GENERAL   BROKER.  CHATTEL MORTGAGE SALE  OF saVuUm l, ft'rc.. bv JXiBuc auction.  FIRE, LIFE, ACCIDENT AND SICKNESS  i__srs*t_r_s__-_sro__i  REAL ESTATE AND LOANS.  TO LKT���Several, houses of rli.flV.r6nt si_.es.  FOB SALI<_-Re!il estate in all parts of tlio city.  T _31-_3 3? EC O 3ST _3  35  During the, season wo will deliver ice at private residences  and business houses daily in any  desired quantity at easomable  prices.  WILSON & HARSHAW  ALEX STEWART  Turner & Itocckli block. Nelson, 11. C.  FOR SALE.  A building and lot on First Avenue in lhe town of  Vmi!'. -I.Viii., for $__() per month. Will be sold cheap for  cash. For further particulars apply to John A. Kirkpatrick, Nelson, 11. C,  Notice is hereby .given, '.,Ua(��� -wo w'ill.s'el) by ptiblie atiC.  tion ill front of file court house, ill tlie City of Nelson, 11.  C. on Mfinduy, the, Iflth diiyrpf July, A. 1). ISW, at the  hour of elftvcn o'clock jn tlie rorenoon, tho t'ollov��'ing  gooils and chattels...  (1), The saWinill building atid buildings, used in connection Therewith, KU.if_it.t_.__t Salmo, R. C, and UiSOWil as  the properly of J>Viuil( Lavin.  (-). All sawmill, plaiungmilli and ��sliinglemill nlacltin-  ery and pliint therein s'itniilc,inehiilingboilerandongine,  about;�� lmrsu power, with pitinp and alt, tools and supplies anil <lll c.'irpi'litt'r and blacksmith tools, appliances  and supplies, and train way and tram cars for eai'ryiiig  lumber, all situate in and around the said sawmill building. Also a logger's oiittlt, consisting of sleds, trucks,  tram chains, axes and, other tools and supl-lies.  (3). Also two spans of grey horses, used at the sivWmill.  Also the two sets of double team haixoss used with the  said teams.  All lhe above goods and chattels have beCu seized and  taken possession of by Harvey M, Paulson, formerly of  Ballard, in the state of Washington, now of Srilmo, B. C,  under two conditional bills of sale, one dated the Kith day  of .lautiary, A. ll. IS!'!), to secure $l'172.!_:j, given to ono  A niia IC. I'aulson and assigned to Harvey M. Baulsoi), tho  other dated the -Oth day of Slay, A. 1). 18!)!), to secure  Slid 1.25.. and also Under absolute bill ol! sale given as  security to Anna K. I'milsonaud transferred to the said  Harvey M. I'aulson. Upon which two conditional bills of  sale there remains a balance due of ��1711.���!'_!, and the sakl  goods and chattels will be sold to satisfy the said balance,  and all costs, charges, expenses and disbursements of  said seizure, possession .ami silo.  A full inventory of all articles will be produced at tho  time of sale.  Terms cash:  For further particulars apply.to T.'iy'or & iraniiington,  Aberdeen block, Nelson, H. (J., solicitors for mortgage,  or to    CIIAS. A. WATEBMAN & CO., Auctioneers.  Dated 27th day of June, A. I). IS!)!).  George Holbrook  City Scavenger and  Chimney Sweep  Prompt- nlleitliiiii given lo .all orders left, at HI. DesBrisay & (.Vs. llaker street, Nelson. ' THE  TRIBUTE:  NELSON, B.C., FRIDAY, JULY 7,. 1899.  Bank of Montreal  Capital,  Rest,  all paid  up,     -  $12,000,000  6,000,000  LOIll) STIIATHCONA AND  'Inn. GKO. A. I1RUMMON1).  K   S. fJLOUSTON   MT  KOYAL, President   Vico-Presldont  .. .Ocncral Manager  isr__!__>so_sr _b_r_s__stc__c  N. W. Cor. Baker and Stanley Streets.       BltANClllH  IN       LONDON  (England).   NEW  YORK,   OHIOAQ-O  and In the principal cities in Canada.  THE BANK OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA  NELSON  Is now prepared -to issue Drafts and Letters  of Credit on Slcaguay, U. S., Atliq, B. C, and'  Dawson City, Yul^on. District.  liny and  soil Sterling Kxclmngr. and Cablo Transfers  flKANT' ROMMKIWIAI, AMI   I'ICA VKI.I.KItH* OKKDITM,  available iu any part of the world.  DHAKTH ISSUKD    COr.r.KCTIONS MAI>_; KTO.  SAVINGS BANK BRANCH.  CURRKNT HATK OK INTEREST PAH)  ENGLAND'S FAST WITH THE BOERS.  Salt Lake Tribune.  We notice tliat some  of our Eastern  papers are getting ready as usual to declare that  in case a clash conies between  Great Britain and the Boers, it will simply be a war of conquest on the part of  Great Britain.    Witli  those  people history will go  for nothing.    The  truth is,  tliat tho Boors owe their present security  solely  to  the  British  government.    An  .Knglish army broke the power of Ccte-  wayo and his anny  of 50,000  desperate  savages, about the most formidable force  that barbarians have ever put in the field  in modern times.    The  other chief, Seco-  eoeni,  whom the  Boers had   never been  able to hold their own against, was suppressed by British  soldiers.    When the  British government had moved every obstacle out of the way of the Boers, the  Boers themselves arose, armed Avith the  finest   sporting rifles that  money could  buy,  purchased   from  English   traders,  and the first notice  the English received  was not to go along a certain  road, and  when  they   proceeded  along   that   road  they   were shot down like dogs.    They  gave the British a fearful defeat at Majlibit hill on  February 20th,  1881.    Indeed,  through the whole war the British hardly won a success.     The Boers proclaimed  a republic, and the British regiment that  had been ordered to concentrate at Pretoria,,was ordered'back by the-Boers, and  when  the  commander  refused,   from  a  well-concealed ambush the Dutch opened  "fire,, and,in five minutes every officer and  - half: the privates . had beeu, "shot  clown.  Then.caine the- defeat of the British im;  dor.general  Colley at taxing's Nek.   .The.  British were driven from the'mountains;.  and.fchon a peac;e was patched  up which  lias lasted tip-to today.    The success in  that war make tlie Boers believe that in.  T any war they can  whip the English, and  with Jtiiat feeling iii��� their  minds, it. is  possible that Kitchener will.have to  repeat in South Africa on  the Boers what  he performed onthe-Mahdi on the upper  Nile. -   Crow's Nest Pass Coal and Coke.  Forme Free Press.  The shipments of coal and coke from  Forme in the month of June will bo about  the same tis during May, viz., 10,0.00 tons  of coal and 2000 tons of coke. The demand for coal in the Hlast is somewhat  less*.iu. con^ecjueucie of the warni ^efytheE  III "fact tliis: remark applies generally to  tlie domestic traclo; but shipments, of  stea.i.ii coal are oh ttiQ increase, and of  t^coiir.se=thc-deinand=foii'-coke=is=in-excess-  of pi'eSent production. It is also gratifying to find that this coal is incPeasiiig in  "fa;vo:r for blacksmith purposes, and is  rapidly displacing Pennsylvania eoal.  i")evelo*ijiiient work at both the mines,  and coke ovens is going on at a great  pace. The f0-foot seam Which was bored  into a fortnight ago 'will be readied by a  tunnel abotit the middle of next mouth,  iind shipments' therefrom will follow'  shortly afterwards: Tho progress tit the  coke ovens has been very rapid, and it  now .seems certain tliat tin* full iininbei*  required can be built this season, viz.,  250, making a total.of 300. ]t is well to  have an object in view, and the shipment  of 1000 tons per day of coal froin the  mines tliis fall, and -LOO tons of coke per  day from the ovens5 is certainly a good  mark, and there is no doubt it will bo  reached.   Got tlie Best of a Great Orator.  "The general impression is," said the  professor, "tliat CorWin was never disconcerted by any antagonist. But there  was an old story current in central Ohio  thirty-five or forty years ago showing  tho contrary. Soon after Antioch college, at Yellow Springs, began to achieve  a reputation under Horace Maim there  Wits an outbreak among the students.  In attempting to quiet the disturbance  one of tlio professors was roughly  bandied. The professor insisted that the  ringleader in the hazing frolic threatened  him with a heavy cane and finally struck  him. The student was arrested on complaint of the officers of the college, who  were represented in court by 'Tom'  Gov win.  "Corwin's great reputation and his  manner took nearly all the fight out of  the students who were standing by the  parties'under arrest. Gorwin Avas carrying all before him, making witnesses say  almost . what he   wanted  them  to   say,  wheu one of the principal offenders took  the stand. This young follow admitted  that tho professor was threatened with  mines, but denied that ho was struck by  any one. fie said, in fact, the boys only  wanted to scare the professor, and had  no thought of hurting him. The witness  was a quiet, athletic fellow, and as he  made this explanation he smiled at the  exaggerated look of amazement ou Gor-  win's face.  "Corwin made the witness show how  tho canes Avere flourished about the professor's head and questioned: him persistently as to how close the canes Avent  to the professor's nose. He began with  five inches find forced the witness to say  thatthe distance was not greater than  three inches, two inches, one inch. Then  triumphant, he took the cane,from the  hand of the witness, iind, flourishing it  about the young fellow's head so close as  to make him dodge, thundered, 'If a man  sliould flourish a heavy cane about your  head like this, and this, and this, within  an inch of your nose or ear or hair, Avhat  would you think; .what would you do,  sir?' The student, who had been dodging this .'.way and tliat,'���..much to the  amusement of the spectators, suddenly  sprang to his feet, and, imitating Corwin's intense, dramatic maimer and his  humorous voice, said,.''I would welcome  him sir, Avith bloody ha.nds to a hospitable grave.! This application of the famous sentence in Corwin's. speech on the  Mexican Avar brought down the house  and threw the great orator off his base."  Those Yukon Charges.  Hamilton Herald.  In   his  reply to sir Hibbert Topper's  Yukon charges Mr. Sifton displayed his  usual  cleverness and force as a debater.  He found several flaws in the indictment  H. Dv Ashcroft  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing.promptly .attended lo by a flrst-class  .wheelwright.  Special attention^given to all kinds of repairing and  custom wo'rk from outside points.  and he made the most of them.    His general  defence was  that  the charges were  trivial,  and    that   commissioner Ogilvie  can safely be trusted to investigate all  the irregularities charged against the Yukon administration.    Mr. Sifton promised  that if Mr. Ogilvie's report was not satisfactory,   further investigation  would be  ordered.    While Mr. Sifton's speech i.s to  be   admired  as a  specimen  of  political  fencing, it is not likely to prove satisfactory to the general public.    It was meant  to excuse the government's  refusal of an  ollicial     investigation    of �� the    Tupper  charges.    We believe that many  of the  government's best supporters will regret  that the government has resolved upon  the refusal.    It Avill be remembered that  when    sir   Hibbert   Tupper    made    his  famous Yukon speech early in the session,  ho was accused of making vague charges  which he  could not  substantiate, and it  was  promised on  behalf of the government   that if  he  put his charges in the  proper form aud resumed the responsibility for them, the investigation asked for  would  be  granted.     The   charges have  been formulated, and sir Hibbert has undertaken  the  responsibility  of  proving  them them before an impartial tribunal  appointed   by   parliament.      It   is   not  enough to  point out  two or'three blunders which have beeu made in  drawing  up the charges.    Surely the government  does  not desire  to sidetrack  the  whole  matter by pleading technical "flaws in the  indictment.    That  plea.-might  pass iu a  court of laAV,  but not'before'the  bar of  public opinion.''   We don't  believe  that  any corruption or serious irregularity cau  be   traced to  Mr.   Sifton.    Iu  trying to  avert investigation the strong probability  is that he is not influenced by any fear of  consequences  so far   as he is personally  concerned;  but there seems to be some  ground for the insinuations of the opp.)s-  FULL LINE OF  ition that the���minister is desirous of  shielding some of his political friends,  who hold ollice iu the Yukon, from the  Avhite light of an official investigation.  HOTEL   ARRIVAL?.  MADDKN.  .1. II. jVIeMiiims. lirooklyii I J. MoHnrncy, Sandon  I). W. Sinclair, lirooklyii     | A. McDonald, Uobson  PILVIHt IvINti.  .1. It. Itcilly, Midway Thomas Me.Mullen, San  .1. .Johns. To onto Francisco  Fred Swity.er, Toronto  A. Johnston, Kaslo  QUICICN'S.  N. Alel.cod, Nicola  A. Mel'hail, Bennington  .lamesJunes, Vancouver  Hector McPhersou,   lto*s  land  H. .1. Hill. Now York  W. l<\*Tye and wife. Trail  I). Mnbiney, London  O. IC. K'itllye, K slo  flil. Stevenson, Ainsworth  It. JallVay and wife, Van  conver  C. 1). Porter, Spokane  O. IT. Maninson, Spokano  GRAND CKNTRAL.  A. O.  It. Ilr iwn, Itosslnnd  Miss 11. Livingstone. Spokane  Fi. Evans, .Spokane  PHAIR.  .1. H. Millingcr, San Francisco  .1. I'utoreon, Silverton  W. Spink. Vernon  11. McLean, Vancouver  I*. limn--, Calgary  R.Andrews-, Vancouver  J'l. li. Fry, Vancouver  m  B  ��;  por  Shrewd U/bmety  WHO HAVE SILK NEEDS  ffl  Harry Swan, Trail  Ross Comstock, S union  Henry Allen, Spokane  Geo. T. liurgess, Spokane  Win; Matlieson, Spokane  A. A. Senior, Kric  HUME,  J. C. Conlin. Victoria  VV. H. Olin, Spokane  J. A. Mitchell, Rossland  J. McMastcr, Rossland  J. R. Spooncr. Medicine  Hat  Win, Collins. Rossburg  F. V. Drtunniond, Salmo  W. 1). Roadies, Salmo  Geo. Howard, Salmo  S. F. Morley. "Victoria.  F. M. O'Uricn, Yellowstone  J. II. Taylor. Rossland  J.  T.   Callum,   Woilcsley,  Mass.  C. Dixon, Rossland  AV. Hunter, Silverton  B  B  B  B  B  B  B  B  B  B  expect  you  Shrewd women will be quickest to appreciate these silks  In fact the women who keep fully posted on values are the  most regular customers of our silk department. Such women  arc shrewd���they are quick to discern  true silk economy.  Arc   you   a   shreAvd   woman?    Ir  around today to share in this offering.  20-inch Japanese at        .  27-inch Japonese at   .        .       v  Shot and Plaid Taffetas at   .  Black Surah at .        .        :  Black Surah at     .  Black Peau de Soie at  so,  we will  We are  selling:  35C  .   60c  $r.oo  1.00  1-25  1.40  The Tremont Hotel  MALONE & TRECILLUS  PROPRIETORS  Headquarters for Miners and Prospectors  MARTIN O'REILLY & CO.  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  %  BANK  OP  B. O.  BUILDING., NELSON.  TEEMS   O-A.SS  I.e3.e3.gg.  &,���&.���  S>!  ^.^.^.  Bse^BiSfie^Sgfteeg:!  #  P. Burns c�� Co.  WHOLESALE   AND    RKTAIL  THE BEST BRANDS OF  Liquors and Cigars  Sfjop:   Hall Street, between Baker and Vernon, Nelsor.  C.W.West&Co.  GENERAL TEAMSTERS  AGENTS FOR  The Imperial Oil Co.    Standard Oil Co.  Washington Brick aqd Litrje Co.  The H. W. JVJcNiell Co., Ud., Canadian Arjt^ra-  cite ;Cdal (Hatrd)        2 '  "  Dealers iri  ST0VEWOOO  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and const.  Flooring  -   _    .   -  local'and coast.   ,-  ': . .   ' Newel Posts    ' ���}  ;. Stair Rail.  ''    Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds. '  If what yon want is not ih slock wc will make it for you  CALL AND GET PRICES.  ALWAYS ON HAND  One of the best and most popular hotels in Nelson.  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  Heated with Hot Air and  Lighted by Electricity  J. A. Sayward  HALL AND LAKE STREETS, NELSON  -  Largo comfortable  bedrooms and. llrst-class  dining,  room.   Sample rooms for commercial men.  Mrs.  E. C.   CLARKE,  Prop.  Late of the Royal Hotel, Calgary,  CHARLES HILLYER,  l'RKRIDKNT  HARRY HOUSTON,  BKCKBTAKY  k  ���LimiTIEID..  Lime 70 Cerjts per 100 pounds.  Will dqlivpj; in ton lots  Brick $12 per thousand.  At yilril rir on scows at, KOvoi'iunciit wharfi  The West ^potehay Brick & time Co., ltd.  Raker Street.       T. O. PROCTOR, Manager  R. REISTERER & 00.  URETERS AND BOTTLERS OF  Fine  MftyiXVACTURfSKS OP AND  =��� ^=DEAfcERS-m ~=   Rough and Dressed lumber  Mouldings  Doors and Sash  Fence Posts and Pickets  Office and Store Fittings  KACTOUV WBRIC IJO.V1S l'0 OIinKltif,  SUfJIl AS  Scroll Sawing  Band Sawing  Wardrobes and  General Joinery Work  IN STOCK.  Glass of all Sizes and Kinds  Meat Merchants  Wholesale Markets atjielson, Rossland, Sandon and Greenwood.  RETAIL  STORES AT  Nelson,   Trail,  Ymir, Kaslo,  New Denver,  Sandon, Silverton, Cascade  City,  Grand Forks,   Midway, Greenwood and Sirdar.  Pa0MPTLYYFORWARDED H^    Office,   NelSOfl,   B.C.  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  BaKer street, Kelson E. C. TRAVES, Manager  ORDERS BY jHAIJ; RKOEIVE CJAIlKFUl. AND PROMPT ATTENTION. **'       _     ���  LONDON AND BRITISH COLUMBIA GOLDFIELDS, Ltd.  HEAD   OFFICE,   LONDON,   ENGLAND.  All  communications relating to  British  Columbia  business to be addressed to P. O.  505, Nelson, British Columbia  Draper  \\. D. t(UME, Manager.  The ifiij'cfeb hotel irt ,tlib interior.  LargGi,sampl'd foonis.   Steiiiir hcatuifiii electric light.  CORNER 0y WARD AN.fi VERNO^ STS., NELSON  BATCM AND WARD1 STREKTS. NKLSdN  Sawmill on Government wharf.  Factory and olllce, corner Hall street and O.P.R. trank  Protrtpt and regular  doIiVc "  rory to thd trade.  Brewery at Nelson.  Nelson Iron Works  MANUFACTUltKKS O*'  ENGINES. BOILERS, SHAFTING, IRON AND  BRASS CASTINGS OP EVERY DESCRIPTION  Repairs promptly attended to.       P. O. Rpx 173.  Crow's Nest Pass Coal Co.  PAYMENT MUST ACCOMPANY  ALL ORDERS  Charles   St.   Barbe,   Agent.  BOARD AND ROOM  Kirxt-filasw board and room. Todd's old stand, comer  Ward and Carbonate streets, in rear of Knglish olmreh.  Heated by steam. Table board 34, room ancl board $n  md S5.S0. . "      ,  A collection of fine Belgium Canaries for sale.  J. V. O'LAUGHLIN.  WILL DO WELL TO  BUY THEIR LUMBER  AT  G. 0. BUCHANAN'S  The onl^ hotel in Nelson that has rchmincd nn(lor one  management siwec 18fl0.  The ^cd-rooms aro  well furnished and   lighted by  electricity.  The'dining-room 'S not second to any in JCpdtonay.  The bar is Mwayy stofelied. by the best domestic and  inipflrtocl liquors and eigiu'a  THOMAS MA 0PJIN. Proprietor,  Large and, well: lighted HcalcA by hot ai  Heasoilrtblo rates Sjunjtlo r<Joms  IClCOtric bolls and light iti every room  Renovated and frfiiriftailed throiigtioilt  VICTORIA  V. RIORIIS, Proprietor  Revelstoke, B.C.  RODERICK ROBERTSON, General Manager >  S FOWLER, E.M.,  Mining Engineer '  NELSON, B. G,  W. A. THURMAN  SMOKERS' HEAD^UARTERS  _ICeeps a full* line of  -RO��^SEAi-A#-KOOT^NA-Y-BELLE-CrGARS   Aild ail other brands of the  Kootenay Cigar Manufacturing Company  AT FACTO It V intlCKS  OF   3STBLS03ST,   B-C_  H'rOo bus moet.s all troins  Hourly fiiroot* car lo station  .Night Grill Room in <;oitn��GliOn, Cor the convenience of  tjnests arriving and departing liy niglit twins.  BON  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT  A large stock of first-class dry material on hand,  a full lino of sash, doors, mouldings, turned work,  FACTORY WORK A SPECIALTY  also  etc.  Yard:   Foot of Hondryx street, Nelson  Telephoned   John Rae, Agent  COAT RIVER LUMBER CO.  CRESTON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  The only restaurant in the city  employing- only white cooks.  Merchants' lunch from ,1.2 to 2  o'clock, 25 cents. Dinner from 5  to 8.    Short orders   at   all   hours,  KOOTENAY  COFFEFcO.  Nelson Tent and Awning Manufactory  ALL KTiwrss OB"  CANVAS 0OODS,  TENTS,  AWNINGS AND  FANCY STRIPED CURTAINS  VERANDAHS AND WINDOWS  S3^^  Al.ti SIZKS OF  Haker street,  TKNTS IN STOCK  oppasite po^toltiee, Nelson  W. P. DICKSON  B. H. H. APPLEWHAITE  J. McPHBB  ELECTRIC SUPPLIES  I. V  COKKKK  IIOASTKUS   AND    TllflALKItS  AND   COFWF.Wi.  IN   TKA  . All sizes of dimension timber and all kinds of lumber  out to order, and shipped to Nelson in carload, lots  Write for prices.      "  Oirer fresh roasted cofl'cc of best (inality as follows:  .lava and Arabian Maclia, por pound 5   ID  ���lava and Mocha Ulend, ,'1 pounds    1 ��������  Kine .Santos, I jiounds    I llfl  Santos Blond, fl pounds    ' m  Onr Special HleiHl, (> pounds     I l:"  Onr Itio Uoast, (J pounds _    ' '"'  A trial order solicited.  Salesrooms 2  Doors ^ East   of   Oddfellows   BlocK,   West  '   ���*    Bakor. Stscet   ' ���"���*"-��� .  NELSON, B.C.  Complete Electric Equipments for Electric Power Transmission and Lighting for Mines, Towns  Ellectrlc Fixtures, Lamps, Balls, Telephones, Annunciators, Etc.  P. O. Box 606. Josephine Street, Nelson. B. O.  Vienna Restaurant  Haker street, between Josephine and  Hall streets, Nelson.  .   MKAI.,8 AT ALL HOURS, DAY OU NIGHT  HAKKKV IN CONNKCTION  KAM1LV  AND   I'ASTUYCOOIvINO  A  SI'ICCIAI/l'Y  ONLY WII1TK UFAiV KMl'LOYKD  TBHNERSfiWSNTED.  -b'OJB IRIEj~N"T  ROOMS AND OFFICES  iSrrliX  J. LAING StOCKS, Secretary  At (.(lice of the Duncan Mines, Limited'.  BOATS! BOA.TS! BOATS!  FOR SALK OU HIUK  The TsuiKicr Mine. Litnitod. Albert Canyon, rci|iiircs  six j,'0(xl ininoi-s.   Wages $.1 per day ; shaft sinkinn, $;i.WI  W. J. ASTLEY & CO.  Hoats Iniilt to order. UepairiiiK and llttiiiR a spec  ialty. Suits liuldo and rifcyed. KUhing rods and tackle  mended.   At Government wharf, Nelson, THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B.C., FRIDAY, JULY  189!).  Cool and Refreshing  When tired and heated there is nothing so  refreshing as a drink of Soda Water.  We have all flavors and our fountain is the  best in Nelson.  W. F. TEETZEL & CO,  THE LOCAL NEWS OF THE TOWN  Church Parade.  The first. ;umual church parado of Nelson Loyal Orange Lodge will lie held, on  Sunday, .July Dili, from Fraternity hall in  the Oddfellow's block. All members and  sojourning brethren a-re requested to  meet at the hall at 10 o'clock sharp.  COKNKK BAKKR AND JOSEPHINE STRKKTS. NKLSON  Rubber  Goods  The warm season has  commenced  See   Gilker's  assortment   of   Rubher   Coats,  Umbrellas,  Rubber Soled Shoes,  and all sorts of general wet weather g'oods.  P. O. Store  J. A. GILKER  (M."�����/sj��r  'y?..���z>.,:  -��f-5��_��;  %��,njSRl_;��g*B:-.lal' ���."o^H|R',BjLPoJi l^-'^^M-'^p'-'^mmiw,^, ,.,.^MM'm-^��lm.ms-K^^-u &_,'  ���o��^^z��:. ini.i.j.��L-*-'nu';u���...^���'i^ii 0iuffy.^^"-n_?a^'_r"^&t~D*'^^^ ~'~'y��"'-^.^y^yy^  liXKP^'"'!^-!!1^^^^PSIiT'ilSffiWi":^*^'^"^^T3k^^^^%&ulvanLiiyc to see our largo  fc^totel^IJi lfalr^|^|.r ��2-^c^$im4^ of  fJoots and Shoos.    Wc  y&^'^'^'yy yy  y?.,"2y"y�� *> *>���w^  r"��li_?��'  ^C!i^!"ll.te\Vfol]'^vjri^ lines: J. &. T. Bell, J.  ^��^��>&!;.Nbi'Ui Star Shoe Co., Pools,'  ^jlll'^^^^rotfoixl  Shoo Co., Antes, Hol-  ���"djpjtjs&���1Ci3sj������iiiuT"���noOier loading makers.  >". w .�����"*��*B*?����f  liij^ilpilmporium  '���'', 20 ^t)��..^8--%KST M^:lv7.gR,g,Tja|lE;g, NKLSON  Grove  Hotel   Beer  Garden  NEAR FORT SHEPPARD RAILWAY DEPOT  NELSON.  I'Yed Irvine <fc Co. make an announcement in this issue of Tino Titnur.MO tliat  will make glad every woman iu Southern  Kootenay. They announce a midsummer  clearance stile.  JYival.e telegrams received front Ottawa, yesterday hold out holies of an appropriation for ti Dominion government  building at Nelson.  Tiik TitinifNK suggests thata four-plank  sidewalk lie Laid along the south side of  Vernon street, west from Stanley street  to Hail way street. �� ��  The Davis-Ctimmings litigation lias  been settled, hi this c^ise the plaintiff!  secured a judgment for $1100, a.s wages  for services performed a.s bookkeeper in  the Hotel Slociiu at Kaslo. Tlie ease was  settled by,the payment of $700.  Robert Kerr, contractor, has commenced an action against the Oddfellows.  Building and Jnvesement Company tor  $2000, being balance alleged to be done  for the construction of the Oddfellows  block. The contract price of the building, Avitli extras, is said to have beeu  $13,350. ,  The Corby challenge cup, which was  donated by Henry Corby for competition among the members of the Nelson Gun Club, has arrived in Nelson and  is now on exhibition in, Patenaude Brothers' window. The shoot for the cup  will take place at the traps on Saturday  afternoon, commencing, at 2:30. The  shoot, which is open to all members of  the club, will be at 20,singles from unknown angles. By the terms of the competition the cup becomes tlie property of  the person winning it twice in tliree  years.  Robert .Kerr litis commenced, a suit  against' P. Burns & Company for damages. The alleged damages consist in  the firm's htiving awarded the contract for excavating for the Burns block  to the Cannell Brothers after Kerr's tender had been accepted. The trouble avus  occasioned by a change in the company's  plans, it being decided to oxewvate for  tho entire building at once instead of  completing one half and then commencing the second,half. , New tenders wore  called for and the work, awarded to the  Ciumclls.      ��� '      u.     '     - '-���  '    Horn   in  Nelson  on  Wednesday   evening, to   the wife  of Alboi t jMasionka. a,  'daughter.       * '  C. Halifax Hall, engineer for* the local  tramway, was expected to arrive from  the coast last evening. It is likely that  contracts will be let today or tomorrow  for the tios, poles and timbers required  by the tramway company.  Tho representatives of the gas and  coke company expect to complete "the  deal for a site for their works today.  There3Avore just I'l0 summonses issued  out of the county court of lvootenay for  the fit st half of the year ISM). This is  exactly half the number issued for the  corresponding six months of the previous  year.  (<. C. llorlgo, district superintendent of  the telephone company, is*back from the  Boundary country, Avhere he has been  for a mouth or more. That country is  going ahead steadily, notwithstanding  the reports from the coast that the m.in-  ipg induBti'y is killed. tVlieti at Grand'  .IS^ks-ftib.JSMgP^Vas^tpl'tt^tlJSiut^jtlie-Jieo-  ���Avhen the number of companies which  handled-it are taken into account. The  car made the trip from Pittsburg to Trail  in fourteen days, and from Chicago west  Avas handled by the Soo line and the  (Vow's Nest branch of the Canadian  .Pacific.  David i\I. Carley left for Kaslo yesterday. Shortly after his .arrival there he  was married to Aliss Alary Hand of Norwich, Ontario, the ceremony being performed by Hev. Henry Beer. Mr. and  Airs. Carley will return to Nelson sifter a  week's honeymoon.  NELSON, B. C.  KASLO, B. C.  SANDON, B. C.  the  last  two  \V.  Arrested on a Charge of Theft.  George Holbrook was arrested by  provincial police nt his residence  evening upon the charge of stealing  burrs from a wagon belonging to II  Hawley. The prisoner was brought before stipendiary magistrate Crease at  II o'clock. He'pleaded' not guilty and  was admitted to bail, himself in the stun  of $200 and William Irvine in the sum of  $100 to .appear for trial this afternoon at  2 o'clock. S.S. Taylor ji p|icitred for the  complainant Haw Icy and A. AI. Johnson  for the prisoner. It appears that Hawley  and Holbrook had a, dicker for a wagon  whieh belonged to the hitter. Hawley  says that he secured the wagon from  Holbrook in a trade, and that Holbrook  afterwards tried to get it back. On the  night of June Kith the burrs were, taken  off the Avagon by someone, and Hawley  suspected Holbrook. A reward of $75  was offered for information which Avould  lead to the conviction of the offender.'  This brought information its to the  Avherettbouts of the burrs and the same  wore- recovered at Holbrook's dumping  ground.  Paid $3000 for Two Lives.  The C. P. R. have given $1500 to the!  family-of each of the two youug men  from Nova Scotia, who worked as laborers on the Crow's Nest Pass railway,'and  who died through neglect. This is an act  of generosity, but it should not prevent  the punishment.'of those through whose  culpable negligence these two lives Avere  sacrificed.  DEALERS IN  Shelf and Heavy Hardware  SOLE AGENTS FOR  Giant Powder  . TRUAX  ORB  OARS  Canton Drill Steel  CARRY IN STOCK  Jessop's Steel, Iron, Coal  Pipes, and Fittings  Giant, Caps and Fuse  Tools, Cutlery, Tin  and Woodenware  Stoves, Ranges,  Iron,  Steel,   Sheet  Iron, T-Bails  Paints, Oils, Glass  o  as  oo  CO  oa  ���aC  CO  NELSON STORE AND OFFICE:   Corner Baker and Josephine Sts.  NELSON WAREHOUSE:   Corner Hall Street and City Wharf.  oo  CO  A Ring of Beatify ^  is a Joy to Botlii  Giver and Rece$y&]  STANDARD QUALITY  NEWEST STYLES  BEST FINISH  Refrigerators  PRICES RANGING FROM $9.50 TO $30  Lawrence Hardware Co.  UtTttHiSOSX;   B. o.  A Vtolley ot Ecoi^oiny "t^at .CsLhtiigg "CJ'6jrigieti6^yihtd/%yery'M0me>', IiiXN^Isoh:  teSs*&Jfse358S5^s  pie of that* t&A\'u had! sj, baseball tea.ni  that could d���o up the Nelson team if they  only had tlie Chance. Thoy Will pay all  expenses if tiro Nelson fcejiui will go to  Grand Fotfks, or they will coniefco Nelson  if their expenses are iSai'd.  George Doyle left yesterday f'orenoon  I'or Kettle rivet', where ltd has interests  in placer mining ekuni0.  A carload of lnachinei'y arrived in  Trail on VVednesday, -which inade a  rocord-bi'calving trip across the contineiit  HtrsiiN'KSS anj�� nKsstnKN'riAi-  phoi'iijitry  30 by  1'20, Iltditir street, between Josephine and  Ward street >5 ,   $80ufl  SI) by 12t), Baker street, l)��l,\v(!i)ii ..i.tiso|.!lniio nurt Xklll  ���streotK ���, ,.., ,  ���ttSHO  00'Ity 1,20, fiitkef hItoo.1, bulvrooil Josephine mid JI all.  streets, <ionidi'.., ��� ,,.. ��� ��� ���..   30 by 120, Kiist llaker street..     800  25 by 120 Avit.li improvements, south side ot "Vernon  Street;   ,.  5000  50 by 120 with jtiipi'ovCmcntK, south side of Vornon.  street)    ,  0000  21ot.s��nd large house beautifully furnished (simp)..  1000  2il0ts with cottage rented .'it ��15 per month, Victoria,  .streol;  3500  1 lot with cottage rented at ��15 per month, Victoria,  K t re e t ��   2500  2 lots with cottage routed at, $20 pei* month, Plnnloy  street    3000  (T lot* in block 1 III, all cleared and fenced in   2500  For general information on real .estate and for further  particulars on above property apply lo  They always sell where s��ij I hiiifjr will, and c6st no  inorfiihnn IIiomjof doubtful reputation.  When you want diamonds, wriLe lo Jacob I)qv_civ  When you want, watcher, send lo Jacob Dovflr.   ���  When you want {{old and silver lortfncrlo chili.!!.-3, ftsic  for Jacob Dover.  When you want sterling silver novell ics, send to..fnuob  IJbyct'i  "\Vlipil- you wjint TlodRbr Bra's! JSI7 kili ves and forks,  ;ScntU��c>-J.itic6bJ>ft'i.pi'.= =m ���  Wli'jJii you trout .a ni<!e lamp, ask for .hieoh Dover.  AVhen you want, the Karn piftuO, send for eaUilOKUC tp  Jacob Dhvor. .  AVhen you wniH. tirsli-class goods, liny friiiu Jiteob  Dovoiv  Wlien you want wafelios repaired, send them* if) Jacob.  Povcjp.  When you Want Jqwftlry niaiuiftictured or rcfpaii-ed,  Send it t.o .Ineolf Dover.  AVhen you wan), to Sort it coni'plel.elino or,f,'nod,sa.sa.l)ov,e  .meiltldiKMl1,. cull at,  ~ il.ii.^'r^^��^^n^^^^ ^^'"^^^''J'^.^^"^"^��' ]%do, ��WM'  ^-\MM ^\(^^0bml \iitoii^Li��.hwQekt!fy. ���d'epi��b\w$b\p&afi&d tho Wirt���  �����g(Sr'�� pi'iiliiii'gjii'i'il'c, pv the cifsfciHc.r's.ai.tc.i'itifln:. Tlj't!^^, t\ii(sj,i, a'.seoliC of''Iii^fey. ��i\ii,r-  chiiKfis jn OlJial* lii;ie��,=;tr<3 y/.nji- iviHii^fol>��tbi.^ wfeolc. 'JUiis g.-ilft wotflfjJrf&fe Ji{{.y]'ocMs;'ii!yn  hod ihti -warn), \t8g(d'iljc;Y coili^ ttvo'Oi' llji'eg wfeojiftf "pijii,:h'ai',.'.:lnife it ,fe. otu-. fixitx: in "l)u$-  ndss. to J.<)AvCr I'Jib .stock : hefbi*. our xeinw>iu1'i.i��,'l' "inA'^i.to'i^, 'WBiitke (jui^iincdjeilife'  philosopltjcally and wjill��� grtcct yenf plle,f��:)utj,^ wlioh jfai ���coVijcj to lidlji nH (jiiipty oi}V  tilicltdS: io, the ijuKikrsttfp tirue ofewtQck-talUhg pricey,  WEiiRB THE EXCLUSIVE AQENTS  for ih tiny St tlie Best lines Of  S^ocei'les, a'tid altvaj^fi lmfe a fresh, wholesome stocK oh* hand.  JEWELRY STORE, NELSON  Telephone IO.  p. o. Box jk: & W.  & WILSON  B&Ker street ^West, Nelsoii  -VsT-^JElJD BEOS.  Kcal Kstatc and General Agents, Baker St., Nelson  TROPICAL FRUIT BEPOT  Corner Baker and Ward Slrccl.t.  Kept by nil grocers and fruit store dealers,  Ijiinu Ji'icc Cordial, Raspberry, Strawberry,  Pineapple, .Lemon. Vnniltu, Sariaparilla, Choc-  olato, Coffee, OriuiKO, OrangeT'tiosphate.  VIC'I'OTtlA  VANCOUVlCIt  NKLSON  Thorpe & Go.,  ce  ��\N1)  'And' in cloiiht whrtrty to go do got ,go*'��,l goods at liOnest, .priyoS, ttsk your  iioigliliur tihoot us. It iiuitlci's nol, tvli.-U, ptui, ol'.tlic city yon (ins iii i.liey all  knoAV us, iind it*' you am out oi (ho city drop ft fine to hex ,J)K_, -Nctayn, whoii  you will got full particulars hy fcturii mail. %  3-Pound Box Creain Sodas 35 Cents  General Grocers  NELSON, B. C.  M< DesBrisay & Co,  For  Strawberries  and   other fruits in sojwen.   Leave  your order.   Prompt delivery.  Hazlewood lee Cream  Ice Creain Soda and  All Kinds of Soft Drinks  THE   FINEST   PLEASURE   RESORT   IN   KOOTENAY  MILLS & LOTT  .ARcnl.fi fo   Hazlewood Ice Cream.  (TIAZLRWOOD)  Ice Cream Soda  AT CENTRAL FRUIT STOliE  Frowh Fruit received daily  Next door to Nelson Wine Co.  Telephone !)3.       . IIUMPHltKYS fe I'tTTOf'K  (Kx-Shuriir of South lvootenay).   .  GENERAL AUCTIONEER  Cash advanced on consignmentx of niurcliandiKC.  I'ostolllcc Box 572 ���' Nelson, B. C.  FRUIT JARS!    FRUIT JARS  Direct   from the manufacturer in pints,  quarts,  and  half gallons. *  Lake" of the Woods Flour in stock.  JOHN A. IRVING & COMPANY  Baker Street, West, Nelson, B. C, .  PLXTMBBES,   ETC.  o:f:b:r.a. hzoxjsei blooik:  ,p ^ss^y^.^^^

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