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 AN EXTORTIONATE DEMAND CUT  Down to a Fair Figure.  At the meeting of the city council today the report of tlie valuators upon the  value of the lots expropriated by the  city as a site for the waterworks reservoir  will be presented. The valuators���Harold  ; Selous, Alexander Stewart and W. J. G.  Dickson���are men who are capable of fixing a close valuation, and what they  jointly arrive tit may safely be takon as  the valuation of the hind in dispute.  The valuators Avere instructed to place  a liberal valuation upon the property,  and although the exact figures will not  be published before they are reported to  the council, Tun Tiumtnu is informed  that the valuators will return the value  of the seven lots expropriated by the  city fit between $500 and $000. The  actual saleable value of the lots in question is considerably below these ligures,  but in accordance with the instructions  of the city council the value was increased to save the city costs in the event  of the 'dispute going to arbitration.  The valuators" will not allow the Nelson City Land and improvement Company anything for alleged damage to  property adjacent to the reservoir nor  for the crossing ���of lots by the-waterworks Hume. With respect to the iirst  claim they will find that instead of having damaged the property, the reservoir  has made hitherto unsaleable lots saleable. It has enabled persons desiring to  build to secure water, and the result has  been that nearly all the hind company's  lots in the vicinity of the reservoir have  been sold. The claim for damages for  the crossing of lots by the water-works  Hume is dismissed for the reason that the  city agrees to replace the flume by a pipe  line down the streets. o  TUESDAY MORNING, AUGUST 8,  1899.  PUBLISHED AT NELSON,  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  DAILY (BY MAIL) $5 A YEAR;  "WEEKLY, $&.  1.52-40, Hamilton l.S.'MO, Beaver \.M-24,  Weir 1.57-42, Myrtle 2.00-23. The third  race was li miles to windward and return. Elapsed time: Hamilton 43.29,  Beaver 44.23. Minota 4 1.50, Toronto 45.17,  ��[.yrl.Io 47.IS, Weir 47.33. Tuesday's  races fire over a four mile triangle.  Terrible Accident.  Bar IIaruor,'Maine, August 0.���With  the lightest of hearts, amid laughter and  exchange of merry comment, near a  score of excursionists ran to their death  at Mount Desert ferry today. The catastrophe was frightful iu the extreme, for  it came while scores of persons, young  and old, were penned into a trap, to escape from which they fought with desperation against great odds. It was the  Worst accident remembered in the history  of the state and especially in the case of  the Maine Central railway.  The Maine Central railway today ran  excursions to Bar Harbor from all sections of the line, the attraction being the  warships which were expected today.  The train, which left Bangor  at     S:25,    consisted     ofL    twelve     cars,  -jammed with people. At Mount Desert  ferry the train is left for the boat for'an  eight mile _sail to Bar* Harbor. - The  trains run out on the wharf and it is a  stop from train to boat. ������ The' slip was  hinged at the inner end, the outer end  being supportedJ by chains by which it  was raised or lowered to suit the tide.  The wharf extends on both sides. ' When  the excursion train arrived at the ferry  there was a rush for the steamer Sappho.  The first passengers" had crossed the  plank safely, and it is said 200 people  were massed upon the plank. Suddenly  they felt the plank give way. The long  timber supporting the plank broke in the  middle. The hinges held up one cud  and the chain the other while the broken  ends of the plank dropped, and a struggling, screaming mass of humanity was  plunged into the Avater fifteen feet beIoA\  the wharf. A few clung to the inclined  sides of the plank, but at least 150 were  struggling in the Avater. The piling of  the Avharf partially penned them in on  three sides and the boat lying at the  Avharf closed the outer end of the opening.    The exact number of dead will not  -be knoAvn_foi'-Sonie_tinie_y_et, as a strong  tide sweeps under the pier and some may  have been carried aAVay by it. A diver,  who Avas set to work without delay, was,.-  engaged in the search, but only seventeen bodies were found.  Edmonton's Now Paper.  T. A. C.'regg, at one time editor of the  .Miner of this town, has got out the first  number of the Edmonton Post, Avhicli is  a well printed and carefully edited wide-  column paper.. He says: "While the  Post must alws'iys regard the Conservative party as the truly national party of  Canada, the party indivisibly linked by  history and tradition Avith the growth  and progress of this country towards'national status, the party whose theories  and principles of government have made  and are now making for the greatest good  of the Canadian poople, yet this paper  distinctly disa.voA\rs' any intention of giving to that party or to any politicians  the shwish and insensate support such  as is expected from a reckless partisan  press, and reserves the right of independent criticism of the public acts of public  men Avhen occasion arises."  School Directors Elected.  A meeting of the freeholders and householders of the Hume school district Avas  held yesterday iu the little Baptist  church. W. N. Gilchrist Avas appointed  chairman and A.Av". Peck secretary of  the meeting. E. A. Crease, A. W. Peck  and R. H. Williams -were elected trustees  iu the aboA^e order. . At a subsequent  meeting of the board E. A.. Crease Avas  appointed chairman and R. H. Williams  secretary. A site of four lots in block 11  has been promised the district, and the  government- has promised to erect the  school building. A meeting of the trustees will be held this afternoon in E. A.  Crease's office.  Apparent Reason Not the Real Reason*  Q'r����v\VA,,Ajugi'ist "7.��� A debate Avas precipitated in the house today on the Intercolonial raihray. Blair criticized the  senate, for amending the Grand Trunk  amendment bill. He .showed that tlie  reason given by the seriate for changing  the bill Avas not apparent. The senate  said it Avtis to prevent Avest-going freight  finding its way to Manitoba, the Northwest and British Columbia by American  roads. All freight that Originated on the  Intercolonial for British Columbia, tlie  NorthAvest aud Manitoba last year aviis  7(1 tons, at a cost of $218. He gave statistics to show that the receipts for the  Intercolonial for the year ending June  80th last were $3,738,321, aiid���AVorking  expenses aud whole outlay Avere $3,075,-  OSO, leaving a surplus of $(52,<M5. There  Avas paid out of this revenue $210,000 for  rental to the Drummond County railway.  There was also paid $75,000 more out of  the revenue for repairs than iu 1890.  Yacht Racing at Toronto.  Toronto, August 7.���The six Canada  cup defenders met today for the first  time. Throe races Avere called in Lake  Ontario off Toronto Island in a moderate  breeze shifting from southeast to south  and northAA'est, and again a trifle Avest.  The time of the finish of the first race  oA'er a nine mile triangular course. Avas :  Beaver 12.33-4.0, Toronto 1.2.35-45, Minota  12.30-40,Hamilt6n 12.37-45, Myrtle 12.38,  Weir 12.41.25. The second race over the  same triangular course decided on elapsed  time resulted in Toronto  1.51-09, Minota  THE SAWMILL TRUST IS STILL  Under Consideration by Mill Men.  Another meeting of the sawmill men of  Kootenay was held at Rossland on Sat-  urdiiy evening. The object of the men  A\rho met at Rossland was entirely different from that of the JuiU'men Avho met  in this city two weeks ago. At the last  meeting in Nelson the object Avas merely  too pool the output of the different mills  around Kootenay and Slocan,lake and  river points, and, by having one central  selling office for all mills in the combine,  raise the price of dimension lumber to  $12. This meeting failed in results and  an indefinite postponement was taken.  The object of Saturday evening's conference at Rossland Avas the revival of  the project of forming a lumber trust of  all the leading mills in Southeastern British Columbia. Alderman Hillyer, Avho  Avas present as the representative of the  Nelson Saw & Planing Mills, Limited,  said to a TrunuNia representative yesterday there AA-as a fair prospect of the deal  being put through. The promoter of the  trust, who is a llosslaud man, claims that  the money is ready in England to purchase outright all the sawmills in the district affected should a. sufficient number  of the mill men agree to sell at a figure  fixed by valuators to be appointed. Just  who the promoter of the trust is aldcr-  "mairHillyerdeclinedtostate^butlieiidded-  that he was a man avIio AA-as well known  in London and Avho enjoyed no small  measure of the confidence of the financiers there, whi'eli gave .considerable  Aveight to the assurances which he had  given to the saAvinill OAVners.  News Txoxa the North.  VlcfoHlA, August'7.���Among the passengers arriving by the Rosalie, tins  .mornliigWas J?. R. I��er, of'���Brae'kman &������  Kef of this city, AV'ho jiaft been to DaAV-  sot'i and Atlin on business. Mr. Iversays:  "1 left Dawson On July 22nd, coining up  the river on the steamer Canadian,  Avhich jiiadu a record trip. Site  covered the diftance from DaAV-  son to White Horse rapids in three  days, twenty-one hours and fifty-five  minutes, thus winning a purse of $500  offered by Norman Macaulay to the first  boat that should make the run in less  than four days. We saAV the steamer  Tyrrell on the beach just below Five Finger rapids. She  struck a. large boulder while going  through the rapids, stove in Her side and  received some slight damage to her boiler. There are several boulders in the  place where the Tyrrell struck and the  government has decided to blow them up.  Killed by a Fakir.  Victoria, August 7.���.Captain McCos-  kri of the Princess Louise has given tlie  police information that the so-called  divine healer, of Avhose mission here one  Eugene Brooks is head, is responsible for  the death of his young son. It seems  that Mrs. McCoskri Avas prevailed. upon  by converts to g'iAre up her regular physician and resort to divine healing, under  which treatment the boy died during the  captain's .absence from,tlie city. ...  THE DREYFUS COURT MARTIAL  Has Opened at Rennes.  Ri'iNNiss, August 7.���The proceedings of  the court martial before which captain  Dreyfus is on trial opened this morning.  Dreyfus entered the court with a firm  step, though his features Avere pallid. He  is partly bald, and Avhat hair he litis is  grey and closely cropped. He answered'  the formal questions of the judge as to  his name, age, etc. in a clear determined  voice. After satisfying the judge he. remained with his hands resting on his  knees, an impassible figure. The trial  opened as far as Rennes is concerned in  atmosphere of a perfect tranquility. The  population is apparently indifferent.  On the court proceeding to the roll call  of Avitnesses the most notable being Es-  terhazy, du Paty de Clam and Madme  Pays, Dreyfus half turned his head towards the seats of the Avitnesses, espeei-.  -ally Avhen the clerk of the court called  Esterha/.y. But Avhen no response-was'  received Dreyfus returned to his previous  attitude looking straight in front of him.  Altogether about a hundred Avitnesses  will be called on both sides.  M. Paleologue offered .to furnish the  court Avith all the necessary explanations  respecting the secret dossier, and the depositions, as Avitnesses -would be dispensed  Avith, adding that the consideration of  the dossier would probably occupy four  days. The court afterwards retired to  deliberate upon the case of the absentee  Avitnesses, the soldiers iu the court room,  iu response ��� to the .word of command of  the lieutenant in charge, carrying and  presenting arms, the judges leaving and  re-entering to the" rattle of rifles as the  line of soldiers brought their weapons,  like a piece of machinery, smartly to the  "present" and then dropped their butts  heavily to the ground. Dreyfus Avithdrew  into an inner room during the court's  retirement. On the final return of the  court major Carriere said he thought the  absence of Esterha/.y ought not to prevent the trial proceeding. "Let him come  or not," he said, "it matters nothing to  us." The clerk of the court AAras ordered  to read M, de Moschevillc's bill of indictment 194, which he did iu a loud voice,  Dreyfus in the- meantime listening unmoved as the old' charges against him  were read. Colonel Jouast read the-  bordereau ���and afterwards asked:" "In"  1S90 you were at Bourges?"  "Yes my colonel," Dreyfus replied.  Joutist���"The  120 brake Avas then  being made and you Avere iii  a position to  know the construction of the brake?"  "I kneAv the principle of it." "  "Had you any  information  respecting  its working ?"  "No, I did not knoAv the  details, never  having Avorked it."  ,'Did you have any brake at the military school?"  "1 don't remember."  "At the beginning of 1S94 you  entered  the general stall" ?"  "Yes, my colonel."  "Have you talked on gun 120 and its  brake?"  Dreyfus, Avho had then regained his  composure, spoke distinctly in a way  which carried conviction with it. Ans-  Avering the last question he said: "No,  1 never had any knoAvledge of this gun,  Avhile I was in the bureau of the general  staff.-'   " The second document of the bordereau relates to mobilization ; had you any  knowledge thereof ? " "I Vvas not in that  part of the bureau dealing'with mobilization." "You had to do Avitli transports ; now when the regulations concerning the conveying of troops in 1894  were modified there Were difficulties in  ensuring the transport of troops, and  provisional, measures Averd taken Avhich  .were changed in the folloAving Spring.  Did yon know of these difficulties" "1  had no knowledge of this, question in,  1891. I hud certain documents concerning the provisioning and conveying of  troops."' " You had papers in your possession intended for print?" "Yes, 1  sometimes made mistakes in the bureau  to Avhich they should be sent." "You  had these papers twice?*' "tI did not  have any confidential document."  " You must have known the contents  of these documents ? "  " I never asked for them from any  one."  " The third document .related to artillery formations ? You ought to be acquainted with this matter ? "  " No."  " Major Morin Milon sent you special  documents from the fifteenth to the twentieth of ��� July, 189'J, .a month before the  date of the bordereau." "I only had incomplete information." " At the of 1:891  had you knowledge of information sent  to lieutenant Bacby the third bureau of  the effectiveness of the batteries of the  120 guns ?    " No."  Jouast, Avith a movement of impatience. "This is astonishing. .The bureau  knows Avhat documents pass from one to  the other."  " What I say is correct."  ..', "I turn to the fourth document, a note  referring to  Madagascar.  "There fire tAvo papers.  A corporal Avho  who  copied them saAv   you   pass  them  through   his office   going to the colonel's  room."  "I went through occasionally."  " You could have  obtained   this  document from the corporal's desk ?  "This is not usual."  " No, but it could be done. The copying was finished on the 20th and the bordereau dates from several days later.  Noav, for the fifth document; The proposed firing manual for field artillory,did  you know the contents of the manual."  " No, never."  ���'A Avitness says you communicated it  to him." ' "    *  "No.    No."  "A major lent you this firing manual?"  "No, my colonel, I deny it absolutely."  Dreyfus then entered into an explanation of dates, but his memory failed him.  Colonel Jouast then brought up the  famous pnrase, "I am starting for the  manoeuvres." He said: "You had never  been to the manoeuvres because it Avas  the custom for only probationers to go,  but at the date of the bordereau you did  not know you would uot go?" -  "There had been fresh orders given."  Major Carriere here intervened, saying;  "But there 'were two sets of orders given.  It Avas September Avhen it Avas decided  not to send the probationers to the manoeuvres."  Jouast���"What work Avere you engaged in on the fourth and fifth- bureaux?"  Dreyfus enumerated the different tasks,  adding: "I Avas only occupied Avith current matters, and perhaps a feAv studies,  of which I forget the subject."  "At the military school you ' were reproached Avith saying tlje Alsatians Avere  happier as Germans than as Frenchmen."  "No, I never utttered such Avords."  "I-Ioav do you account for the bad note  against you Avritten by a certain general?"  "He said he Avantcd no Jews on the  general staff."  "How did you Iciioav what ho said?"  L   "Througlr conversation:"'  "You attributed this bad note to 'your  religion ?"        .     , n "_    - -  "Yes."  '-"In 1S92 you wont to Mnlhonse ; Avhat  did yoiv do there?" " .  "I AA'cnt there three  times  by  Avay of  Basle, Avithout a  passport.    Once  1   arrived at my house I never Avcnt out."  "You went there in 1S70?"  "Possibly."  "Did you folloAv the  German  manoeuvres?"  "No."  '���Didyou con verse with German officers?"  "I deny it absolutely,"  "What Avas your object in  going  to  Basle?"  "For instructions "  "You studied transports?"  "Yes."  "You   Avrote   certain   information respecting tlie manufacture  of  the  Bobin  shell.    You said this information was requested by a professor of a school."'  "This whs false."  "I am told you asked officers indiscrete  questions."  "It is not true."   llPid.yon, go to Brussels in 1891 ?" _  "No, I affirm it."  "A witness affirms you went."  "It is false."  "You had relations with a Avoniau?"  "Yes."  '"How coold yon have such relations  and you .an officer on the genera.'! stall"?"  "I committed no indiscretion."  "Ye-nr books were Avell kept. You had  special resources. Passing through the  Champs Msyees in 1891 yon remarked,  "Here liV'os a certain liidy,;'suppose we  call on lie!-. 1 have lost heavy kuiiih at  her hoiise."1  "it is false. 1; have never gambled,  never, never."  "Did   you   know   major   dn.   Paty  de  Clam?"  " No."  "Did you know-major Henry?"  " No."  "You  have  no  m,oti\'e for  animosity  against them?"  .   "No."  " And Colonel Picqitart ? "  " I don't know him."  "And colonel Esterha/.y?"  "I don't know him."  " You never wrote him?"  " No."  " Colonel du Paby de Clam says that  your writing at his dictation avus firm  when he made you undergo a trial on the  day of your arrest."  " My writing has not much changed."  Here a non-commissioned officer avIio  was standing in front of major Carriere  crossed the platform and handed Dreyfus  his Avriting on the day of his,arrest.  .-��� Dreyfus replied by insisting that there  avos nothing to show any perceptible  change in his handwriting. Colonel  Jouast. then spoke of the interview with  du Paty de  Chun   and   Dreyfus replied:  "I noA'er conversed or had any  relations  with du Paty de Clam."  "When he went to see you-in the  Cherche Midi prison, Avhat passed between you ?"  ��� "He asked me if 1 had not given unimportant information in order to obtain  other information. I replied no and  added that it avjis iniquitous to condemn  an innocent man. 1 also asked him to  beg the minister of war to seek full light  on the affair."  " Did you not say to him, referring to  foreign military that you would cut his  throat-with a poniard.".  " No, I asked du Paty de Clam to have  the investigation continued," I said :  "Any goArernnient which has means-', of  instigation can have, the foreign military  attaches questioned."  "If I .were in his place, rather than  have an innocent "���man condemned I  ���Syould force them to speak even if I had  to hold  a dagger to their throats."  "Col. Jouast then said: "Coming to the  day of your degradation, AA'hat passed  between you and captain Lebrun Renault ?   What did you tell  him ?  " Nothing, it was really a sort of broken.monologue, on my part. I felt that  everyone kneAv of the crime with Avhich"  I Avas charged, and I Avished to say I Avas  not the guilty party. I hoped to make  it clear that the criminal A\'as not he  Avhom they had before their eyes, and I  said 'Lebrun, I Avill cry aloud Avith my  innpeence in the face of the people.' "  " Did you not say : The minister  knoAVS that I handed over the documents." :  " No. If I spoke, of a minister" Avho  ,kuew I Avas innocent I referred to a conversation I previously-, had had with du  Paty de Clam.  Here occurred one of the most dramatic  scenes in the examination. Dreyfus became terribly excited, SAvaycd to and fro  for a minute, aud then all his pent up  emotion and indignation burst forth  and he cried in a piercing voice, heard  throughout the court and;'even'.by those  standing outside:  "It is iniquitous to  condemn an innocent man.    I nevei;..dicl anything, neA'er."  Dreyftis, as he littered the Avords, raised  ; antf--0nes>i.u .return��?"������; \y$CsAi*;��: M ���.����"���".*>,  -s'ay thVe%,yea;ifs?��'V." "..  - -'ft.ask^  .liilti^tire^Ave-rfe" "-fcfugue"4�� "'��!& "- *:I����wa*S iiiSti--'  jae\i;.,ilr'!^  i|lipeetf etfe ^iy^%\.o^ejiee" A\iou!cljfcqnte lm  PRELIMINARY STEPS WERE TAKEN  .  0  A Year Ago to Secure Water Rights.  During the visit of city solicitor Gal-  liher and city clerk Straiian to Victoria,  the desire of the corporation to secure  Avater for poAver purposes from one of  the falls iu the Kootenay river Avill again  be laid before the members of the executive. Although some interest has been c  created in this matter, it is not in any  sense a ucav question. It Avas before" the  city council in 1898, Avhen it \A'as ascertained that the securing of the water  was a seeoudary consideration to the securing of a site for a poAver house. At  that time mayor Houston and the city  engineer McCulIoch paid a visit to .what  Avas considered a desirable site, but the  difference in the Hoav at high and Ioav  ���water presented an obstacle'which it was  thought should be circumvented by the  choice of some other site.  The question Avas next brought to the  attention of the  present city  council by  W.  A.  Macdonald, while he AA'as  acting  city solicitor.    He called the attention of  the council to the  desirability of taking  steps at once to secure an amendment to  the Municipal  Clauses  Act, whereby"the  corporation \vould   be   placed upon  an  equal footing Avith private corporations,  in the recording of* 'water.    The depart- \  mental an thorities at Victoria acquiesced'  in the request for the: necessary amend-���  ment to the municipal  act to the  extent  of asking the acting city solicitor to draft v  the desired amendment. ' A copyof "thev  proposed  amending bill  Avas afterAvards : ���  forAvarded to the city council and it Avas  generally    thought , that   the    desired";  amendment  Avould be made to'the actV -  but in  some  unaccou ntable  Avay it was ':  o\rerlooked.^   It is therefore necessary for ;'  the council  to get some 'assuaran.ee. that  tlie desired amendment  Avill be  inserted  during   the   next  session   of the   legislature  aiid in  the meantime  ascertain a';.��  desirable  site  for  a power station  and r  and take such steps as may be necessary ���  to hold it.  The Layoff is Only Temporary.       ^-^S  Silverton Silvertonian .,.,;.���������':.'     :'^;-f��i  The Noonday mine, which at presentvb^sf  is Silverton's principal producer, on TuesT;*!^  day laid off fifty of its ..men, who were ^iW  notified that the layoff Avas only tempor-5|;jJ*  ary and that' their services would be^|S.g  again required Avithin a feAv days.- ;At;CSi||  present tAveuty-five men are ^employedrfssf  and all the men laid off are expected;toi 5^  be at ..work- again ^within a week; ^his^|||  moA'p on the part of the men ,;.'wasi dueTtoMSf;  the lack of accomodation  for  tliet hietilfefi  ^t  I'-'ru^gji*:, a^a$$hp^ ,^juml>eri;S#��^  ^h^tIiTeeVJ%W'rs?:n''"i.��*'': .V-.V.V"  �����"�� '-'"Secalise;** cfe-i4al\irtF-i]i:efti'-s'".i.fece"fe,sM-ry "to;  olstai^1f|n^y"   '  .   ���     ���; "���       .���    .-���..'���  "Haci-ytiu, any arriercpens^?"  _ "'"Nb/%::   .��� .   '"-'V   .,..-n '.' ,      ���"   .-."..  The'exa.injhatiiOii of the prisonQl? Wi\S;  eiicted V-itlv a, few minor question^ mal  the court"defcijct'fid: by a Vote of f to ,2, to  sit behind closed doors for this examination of, the secret? dossier^ The next piib-  Ite .session of .the, court will pl-obtilMy faike  place ue*d/ Saturday. DrCyfns's I'oice  Ai*as harsh, nasal, and in no A\%e syivipa-  tlietie., He spoke very Ioav at fii'Sti and,  Jato^asjie^gi^A^w  rouiicTiirgsTlie spoke louder^ more conO-  dently tiud distinctly. Tile prisoner responded; AVifeh militfiry precision to the*  first, qUesbions of the judges, avIio opened  AVitll tut. abrupt order to stand up. Colonel Jouast treated Dreyfus brusquely,  almost brutally, alu.1 it was a matter of  satisfaction to the friend's .of the: prisoner  when the latter sot tire judge himself  right oil certain (.fates connected with  Dreyfus' stay fit the general staff. It  Was ail iinimportant point, but it was  eloquent testimony to the keenness of  Dreyfus' intellect.  Another Strike on the Granite.  Another strike Avas made on the Urati-  ito yestcixliiy. In crossetitting for the  Red Jiofck ledge the miners1 unexpectetlly  run upon what is supposed to be tlie  Granite ledge. When the .shift went oil  on Sunday night there was a nice showing of ore in the breast of the tunnel.  The foreman yesterday put a shot in for  '21 feet Avhicli broke down some very rich  ore, showing heavy sulphides and also  gold. When the strike Avas driven the  men were erosscutting for the Red Rock  ledge. The full extent of the strike is  not known at present, as the latest news  .concerning' the same Avas that the second  wall had not been reached Avith the two  and a half-foot shot, which had broken  ���doAvn the rich ore.  *t'irini'ish��d".tth'e,^seisQ.n/;Mn.iei-.=���theiar.ti.cte  |.^he!|o^y^^^|^^  'Tli^Ja.WicleiisuiltS.ssriC^f^  eon] d s'only Ti��ve%T%i3lMftc1f/ in;>|lu3i^li^d;5i|  of'S0Tnej.s,hysitC'r;3ATrhp5'.'fe^ha^^  ���eaite-n tufJwiitfin^y*^t^^:3^^"li^^  making >Uh, ��lio^e^ili^i|^^^)y !b^mii|^^A|<^ic^P||l  CONCENTRATES.  " 'The men 'imp<lf*St|' ^oiift^S^ud-bni-y^ttf,  \foi>k for igi>S;. Inolii'-fjh's" iu;*lie; .;n.i:iiesJ"|.o|i|  trolled. tby tlie 'kelson liJi-s^isidtIftfn^  Owners' AssWdirllJiou.\C!i.uj'ein;��6iV"tl:^j^fej^  tiitlon furnished Ii��jihej3a^dl^Palsfflcfj  'The pJisS Was nuaie ouF:foP:_I%l3"^fr(Sili^^  ami ten men.''* ����"-���:  WitS  this  Henderson Attorney. General.  Special to Uic Trllmnc.  ViCTOiUA, August 7.���Henderson  duly sworn in as attorney-general  afternoon. The date of his election in  New Westminster is not yet announced,  Henderson comes from Oshawa,���Ontario,  Avhere he Avas born forty years .ago. He  moved to New Westminster ,iu.;l'891.  John Reattio has bonded a propci'tysll  near AliisWorth for $25.,()O0, antl wflf pi^8-  it force of men-to work, iinniediiitely ��kt^  the union wage of $'^30   for eight ,'hQtffa,"-'  \V. I*h lfn\\>ley will ttvke a fof'ce of inejfcs  and toams to; 'Hokrtnee eJfeek fef>tl4.yT���;|o:T  c(.}iiiiiie:lic(i Work oil' -the- AVtvgon VQltil 'tsoitltei,;  Molly (iibsoi) miye.  Chalm Hci^jiyj formerly of Cohlen, in-  Kaali liooteiTny, is I'Cpotafcetl to %i0.e done  well in the Yukon, ond is os-ve of tho men  who can afford to walk around with  $30,000 in his pocket.  Donald is excited over .news of a  strike made on the Aftorn and OlleStniit  ���claims at Donald, owned by Baltics and  Cooper. A tunnel \vas>" started in the  slate, opposite the sboAving of ore, aiid  we are informed' that the tuunel has cut  the lead and struck it rich. Ore averaging over a $00 a ton in vahjo is being  taken out.  Work is to be resumed in   the old  Albion   mine, "near  Ainsw'oH'h, Avhicli has  been, idle for tAvo years.    The deal which  has been pending several months  for the  sale of the property  has fallen   through  and the stockholders will levy an assessment to raise   funds to continue the development of the property.    The trustees  have been considering for   some time the  advisability of resuming  work and have  now called a meeting of the stockholders  to be held in Spokane on the 11th instant,  for the  purpose of considering  methods  for the  immediate development  of the  property. ^j^ea^r^a^SrT-aK^FJ^M^^&^iL^^i.^-  THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B.C., TUESDAY, AUGUST 8,  1899.  ���5  If  m"  m  'Tis not always the prettiest ones that go first and  though we ha,vc only a few left we have still some of  the choicest patterns of our season's stock. Until  these are cleared up we will give  Any 90 cent Blouse for 50 cents  Any $1 Blouse for 75 cents  Any $1.25 Blouse for 90 cents  Any $1.50 Blouse for $1.10  Any $1.75 Blouse for $1.40  Any $2 Blouse for $j.50  Any $2.25 Blouse for $1.75  Any $2.50 Blouse for $2  The chance of a life time to get a good blouse cheap  US)  MARTIN O'REILLY & CO.  %  BANK  OP  B. C.  BUILDING.  NELSON.  TERMS   CASH  &&&&&&&;&&&&  ss  ^i  *.&i  :��?  #  NELSON HARDWARE CO.  Baker Street, Nelson.  ��to 8Dt*ilrroa\  Daily Kdition   WBKKI.Y KdITIOiV       FlKST YK.lK, Nf.  1SI  ...Skvknth Yk.\k, \ii. 'X&  Now thai the City has taken over the  Hall-street wharf, no end of suits for  damages may be looked for. The City, in  taking over the Avharf, has added fit least  $10,000 annually to the takings of the  members of the learned profession who  practice la,Av iu the town. The City is  good pay, and il nearly ahvays pays the  "bills of the huvycrs engaged on both sides  ,,  in the suits in Avhich it is a party.  TjfK'secrec meeting of  the Mine Mana-  , gors* Union,  held   ab  Sandon  last week,  was a stormy one.    Several of the "mem-  bers-who manage mines in  the ncighbor-  . hood of Sandon resented Avhat they called  "the " domineering pomjiousness" of men'  from other districts; and they "threatened  - to withdraw from the union.       "   -  The newspapers that oppose the Son-.  lin government; tire becoming hysterical.  The appointment  to and  acceptancp  of  . the  attorney-generalship  by  Alexander  Henderson, M.P.P., of- New AVcstininsleiy  aud his'cerla'iirre'-elcction are not  in accordance^ Avith   the   predictions  of   the  hoAvling'dervishes that control  the   Victoria Globe,,Vancouver World, Kainloops  Standard,  Vernon  Noavs,  and, last .and  "least,  the   Miner  of   this  town.    These  "howlers have  had  fin accession to their  ranks in the person of the  editor  of the  Greenwood  Miner.    He claims to  know  all about Iioav  governments   should  be  '-rumrfor he"foiartiine-JilleTpfclle-office of  mm wmm &  Headquarters for  provincial  librarian..  He  says0 that the  men now in office fire a lot of incapables.  This may be a statement of fact, but avc  have a contrary statement  from   a man  avIio Avas not  kicked   out  of  office when  the present government  took  charge of  affairs, and we prefer to lake his opinion,  for no other man in the province  is in a  better position to actually know Iioav the  business  of the  province  is  conducted.  His statement is Unit the business of the  province is well conducted���much better  than Avhen Messrs. Turner, Martin, Baker  amhKberls had the direction   of affairs  Other  testimony  comes   from  Victoria,  and it is that the  lands 'and   Avorks.department is in bettor  shape  today than ���  fit  any/time  since   the department' Avas  created.    None  of  i*hi.s. testimony "conies  from active politicians.  Tiih eleven men imported from Stid,-  bury, Ontario, to Avork six months-in the  Ymir mine, ca'Cd if a saving of fifty cents  a day is made in their Avagcs, will cost  that mine fi pretty penny. Their urans-  portation from Sudbury to the mine "cost  in the neighborhood of $500. Two men  are hired-at $2.50 a day to "protect"  them ftom the hiw-abiding people of  Ymir. Tlie apparent saving in Avagcs  Avill be $1003.75 at a cost of $ Mi 2.50 for  transportation and "protection".  As time passes, the people of Nelson  are beginning to realize that the men  Avho were entrusted with the business affairs of the City during the first two  years  did  not   overlook  finy  of its  in-  cil of 1807 believed that $500 was a fail-  price to pay for the ground needed, and  now, after two years, three valuators  ��� every one of whom opposed the return  to office of the; members of that council���A-aluo the property fit that figure.  The council of that year set apart $750  to pay for the land in question, but the  money was, without the knowledge of  the council, diverted to the "trust" fund  of a lawyer avIio was supposed to be looking after the City's interests. In the matter of power for the City's future} needs,  the men then in office took preliminary  steps to acquire Avhat alderman Beer is  now claiming credit for doing. The truth  of the matter is, the old council were business men of few words, Avhile the present  council is just tins opposite.   ���  Tim Mi nor says that hankers are not  entitled to be named in the same class of  business men as mine managers. Is this  because the Miner recently changed wet  nurses?  Tim City has  already  paid something  over $1000 to legal   gentlemen   foi   thei  aid in purchasing a piece of land that  is  valued fit $500.  Henderson a Sure Winner.  Victoria Times  George Kennedy, of the Now Wcstmin-  s(or Columbian, who came over from the  Mainland hist evening, encourages the  opinion Unit if Mr. Henderson accepts the  vacant portfolio, his re-election would not  be a difficult matter, the chance of having a cabinet minister as a representative  being of importance to any constituency  and a powerful lever for anyone to go  back for re-election Avith. Others equally  well informed as to the situation in New  Westminster are confident of Mr. Henderson's return.  mm^.^mmmm^.mm  The Metal Markets.  -Bar silver 00!  i >  J8 ; silver   certificates,  Brokers   $18.75 @  $10.  Nmw York, August 7  Mexican   dollars,  (i(U.  Copper,   dull.  Exchange, $1S.50.  Lead, quiet.    Brokers, $<I.;J5. Exchange  $1.55 @ $1.00.  Tin,   quiet.       Straits    $31   @   $31.50,  plates steady.  INCORPORATED 1670.  Do you know what is the. best  cooling drink you can get  for warm weather?  Lime Juice  e2^S>'&i-c=>-,  SPECIAL ATTMIM  Have just received .a consignment, of Harris homo  mado tweeds from Talbot Harris, Scotland.,  PEED J. SQUIBB, Baker St. lelsoo  Tho supply 1? liroind, po nail early and examine this stock.  Do You Want One? ���SflLE  DUSTNKSS AND RESIDENTIAL  PKOPKRTY     '  Do  you  know  which is  best brand?  the  Rose's  "terests.  tlie   Avator-works  In   Hie  matter of the site for  reservoir,   the   conn-  IISHING TACKLE  FIRST-CLASS BUILDING MATERIAL  We make a specialty of  Shjplap and Double Dressed Material  Good Dry Rustic and Flooring  Shingles and Lath Kepi in Stock  Ofllce aiid yard near O.I'.R. depot   K. G. RKKR, Agent.  No use asking you who keeps  it, you all. know who keeps  ���only- the~best.  Hudson's Bay Stores  Sold in pints, quarts, or  ~y,on.  If you want a sfy-li-h yicrfccl. fitting suif, made of the  best cloth ever imported lo Nelson, leave your order  with me.  fix hundred dollars Avorth of new tfcods now waiting your iiit.nccl.ion.   I guar.inloe satisfaction or.no sale.  by  sail's I  West, Bft&ei1 Slfcct.  68  Telephone iX  LANDING NETS  IN PACT EVERYTHING IN ALL GRADES  TO SlttT EVERYBODY.  The PMees Are Right Too.  Having leased the business of the Nelson Snd'a Wafer  Factory. I am prepared to supply the trade witlml) kinds  of carbonated ami aerated waters-. Family order* solicited.    Prompt, delivery. ...  Far-lory on  Jloover street.  N. M. CUMMINS  Thomson Stationery Co., LM  TELEPHONE  136  During tlie. neaaon we will do-  liver ice at private residences  and business houses daily in any  desired quantity at cnsonrablo  pri<S0R.   '..  WILSON & HARSHAW  HOT WEATflER DRINKS  5 gallons Boot Beer . .. 10c  2 gallons Lemonade . , 25c  Effervescing Health Salt 25c  Bromo Seidlitz .... 25c  Bromo Seltzer .... 25c  Lime Fruit Juice, pts . 50c  Lime Fruit Juice, quts . $1  Abbey's and Eno's Fruit Salt  The Genuine Montserrat  GET THE BEST  SUITS $25 J.  R. Wjf|AY  Nelson's up-io-dntc Tailor, ncj.1 Koolenay Coffee Co.  Fine Ordeped Clothing  AVe have a fine assortment of woolens always_  ���OH-hn.iKl:��� Goudsinadc iip-atr(he~thorlc&t possible notice.   As every!hing is kept and made  on the premises s-atisfaccion is assured.  30 by 120, Baker strecl.'between Jo^cphiiio'and  AVard sti-Qols ; ggooo  50 by 120, J3akcr street, between Josephine and Hull  sweets, corner.-. ,   25 by 120 with improvcmonls, south side of Vernon  street  5000  50 by iV) villi improvements, south side of Vernon  street   cooo  2J lots with collage rented at ��15 perinonth, Victoria  street  3500  1 lot with cottage rented at ��15 per month, Victoria  struct  2500  2 loi s Willi cottage rented at $2Q per month, Ptanlcy  strett  :.. 3000  Clots in block i ID, all cleared and fenced in....  2500  AGKNTS FOR  J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  FOR   SAUE  10-Hoom House, ccnirally JociiteiJ, ��2S0O.  C-]Ioojii CoLtiigo iind 2 Lots 011 Cfti-boiiate  street, $U00, e.-isy terms. -  5-Room  House on  SL-uilcy street, .^5100..  BAKER STREET WEST, NELSON,  ^ZT-A^e^B -bo s-  Real Kstato and General Agents, Baker St., Nelson  J. L VANSTONE,      R. H. WILLIAMS,  JMjdos and Alining Stocks Customs luokcr  HEAL KSTATia AND OKNKHAh AGENTS  Charles A. Waterman & Co.  CUSTOMS BROKERS  AUCTIONEERS  IE yon wuiit a natty, stylish suit of clolhes��for-  spriiiK unit siininit'r, l liaAro 6v��r S(!0 dlfler-  .Ont pntierns- of'Sootcti ami Knglish tweeds,  wliieli 1 tvlll nlnfco to your ordef- at tlie low  prjeo of  ,. ,,.. ,?25  Jllnck YQucUliiM make a nice suit for������sum-  nior wear at   821  Kliiek serfje suits fn sack orino'riiing ooat..$jl  A heavy Scotch tweed,  nice patterns for  busine** siiit   ���.,..��.SIS  Tr&usors iiterfually Ioav prioeK rTLAndilnisli  ho bettor in Cnnada. Laflios' fine fitilofing a  spepialfcy.   Olclrtcut bloek. Cakor street.  Canada Drug and Book Co.,  Corner of Baker and Stanley Streets. Nelson  MINERS WANTED.  The Tangier jWino. Limited. Albert Canyon, on 11 o  main line of the (!. I". I{., 22milrs cast of Uevclstoke, requires six wood minciiH.   \V'ni;utt$3,aO per day.  FOB STYLISH MILLfflEBY  and Fancy Dress Goods  Blouseis and Dress Skirts  CALL ON  Mrs.    E.   McLaughlin  ifOSEPHINR STKEKT. NELSON  HAIfi GOODS AP HAffi OEIAIENTS  Switches from $2 up.  MRS..). W. KKARNlCA'has ojiencd a Ladies Hair Dress  iiiK 1'j.rlor in room 1, Victoria block, Kelson, and is pro-  pared to fu nish everything in flic way of hair goods  and hair ionic*.   Treatment of flic scalp a specialty.  (ICx-Sberiir of South KooUjliay)  GENERAL AUCTIONEER  Cash advanced on consignments of ineichaudise.  I I'astollico J3ox 572 Nelson, B. C.  ��550 will purchase a choice re.sideneo corner, 100 by 120  S21-00 will pnrclms.6 a central lot and rcHidenee,  WW will  purchase UvO nice lots and shanty, Itobsbu  Street. Jiuiiioaddiliortk  fSiW'11 .P'U^hfwe four nice lolrf and residence.  tO.UW I'oolod Fniiimont, i cents.  Jllaekcock (Vintr) Slmres 20 cUnls.  otW), Ut'ioti at 1,1 conls. .  BE^SMBMfiSBBALJlBMTS-  Baker Street, Nelson  FIRST DOOR WK8T BANK B. C. BUILDING.  'rui'iior & JJoegkli Woclc, Nclsoiu B. C.  SQUIRE'S   RANCH   FOR   SALE  Containing 120 acres of land within one and a  quarter intles of Nelson.  ��"or further  particulars apply to   .  FTJED   J.   SQUIRE,    Nelson,   B.   C.  ROOMS AND OFFICES  J. LAING STOCKS, Secretary  ')}��� <���'%'! of the Duncan Minos, Limited., Clement &  Ihllyer Block,  1 \yo lots with fcwbrstor}' house oil Lutiincr  sti'eel. near Jpspphilie gigoo  1 pi ins:   $I2��() Ciislh baliitico oil mortgage.  Sixl.y-nqre ranch, ning miles frojtt city oiniiko  ii.ft's"i'v,"v;-," ..............81000  Ouc-half casli. bitlaneijon iiiortKiitre.  ��,i! 1lo!ulP?'"1ft;iPii8fti'o tliochOupcsl iitutTjcsf,  pliei'ed. i on Win repay at. any time without  bonus.  British CotiiiHbk Fei'iimiieiitSiivii)KS& Loan Coinpaiiy.  Globe faaVJiiffS & Lddii Co., Toronto. '  Fire, Life, Accident, and Sickness.  GAMBJUE3 ��5feO'RElLJUV, Agts  Baker Street \v"est, Nelson, B. C.  D. J.  GENERAL BROKER.  Vienna Restaurant  Baker streot, between Josephine and  Hall streets. Nelson.  AIKALS AT ALL HOUKS, DAY OH NIGHT  c . v,��� ,,   . "AKKUV IN CONNECTION  FAMILY AND 1>ASTIIV COOKING A SPECIALTY  ONLY WHITI5 HKLP KMPLOYKD  :R-   _K^rjjRoei-sr,    pbopribtoe  Ralace   Oakery  Broad delivered to any part, of tlie city.  Cukes, pastry, and confectionery a specialty.  FIRE, LIFE, ACCIDENT AND SICKNESS  izrsrs'U'K-A.isroEi  REAL ESTATE AND LOANS.  TO LET���Several houses of different sizes.  FOR SALK���Real estate in all parts of the city.  CRAWFORD BROTHERS  -Next (o Boyal Hotel, Stanley Street, Nelson  L, Pope  MANITIMCTUBHK OK  HEAVY TEAM HARNESS  EXPRESS HARNESS, PACK HARNESS  SADDLES, WHIPS, K'fC.  ���  PEOFESSIONAL   CARDS.  EWART & CAItHIK���ArchitocU.   Rooms 7 and 8 Aberdeen block, Baker street, Nelson.  Tp D. HAIiPKH, musical director, loader Nelson Or-  �������� ��� chestra. Jlusiuiaiis furnished for all occasions on  short notice.   Telephone 62.  ^r*   *'���'���. THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B.C., TUESDAY, AUGUST 8, 1899,  Bank of Montreal  Capital,  Best,  all paid  up,  $12,000,000  6,000,000  l.OHl) STRATIIOONA AND  Hon. GEO. A. DRUMMOND,  K   S. CLOUSTON   M'l  HOYAL, President   Vico-Presidont   General Manager  THE BANK OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA  NELSON  rJ. W. Cor. Baker and Stn.nloy Streets.        UK INCIIKfl  IN        ���  LONDON   (Enpflanr!),    NTOW   VOIIK,   CHICAGO  anil in l,hi> principal cil.i.-  ��������� < IhiuuIh.  liny and  -mil Htflrlini;  Kxnhaiw   nut Cable Transf.-i--  Olt.W'T COMMKUCIM. ANIl   !'|{ <'KI.I.KIcS' RKKDITfl,  available in any pari, <if i.Ih- world.  IlltAKTH IKSUKD    COM.KCTC'li'NS   MAI11C; KTC.  SAVINGS BANK BRANCH.  CURRENT RATK OK INTEREST PAID  TURNER,    BEETON    &    CO.,   LIMITED.  The prospectus'of a  trading company  in   this  province,, to  be styled  Turner,  Beeton & Co., Limited,  British Columbia  and London, has  been issued  in London.  This is  the company  in connection with  which Hon. J. H. Turner  visited London  about a year ago.    Mr.  Turner, before  completing all the arrangements, had bo  return   to    Victoria.      Tlie    prospectus  states  that the  capital of the projected  company   has   been   fixed  at   ��140,000,  divided into 14,000 six per  cent aceumti-  lativeopreference  shares of ��5 each, and  14,000�� ordinary    shares   of    the   same  amount.    The object of the new organization is to secure control of the business  hitherto  carried on  in British Columbia  and.London by-Turner, Beeton & Co., II.  C. Beeton <fc Co., and likewise that carried  on in Victoria by'Leiiz & Leiser.    These  are all  old-established,   well-known concerns in this  province, and from London  we learn that there is no doubt whatever  as to the successful  flotation of the company.    The  vendors,  we   are .informed,  will-take   the   whole   of   the ordinary  shares in  part payment of the purchase  "money,'while the public is invited to subscribe  for   the preference   shares..   The  purchase consideration has been fixed at  ��120,000,  payable ��50,000  cash, and  the  balance of ��70,000  in fully paid up ordinary shares.    The directors are sir William BoorcV Bart.; Wakehurst Place, Hay-  "  '   ���a\fcE.R  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and Letters  of Credit on Sl^aguay, U. S., Atlirj, B. C, and  Dawson City, Yu^on] District.  Hon.  K^i(^c1Ma^^%^^  ;:��:fcisiih^umm  "  is^se;cretlir.yr;and.f>j5be^head..ofhee^as y<3;  Ktlxe,"  keeiifv  ^rpen ;f|^lif|,':^a?|i|��i^ts'i^.  (nGs.s"oi^Xle^  |-?*:��garl'r:fedXoiiJfo  1 V;*fe^"/i^"t]-ia1f "of wtlio-lirjsla^  ��"4 Sf^ilM'tnBjy.r-.-Itj tstttijjieipateci.thftt ;a% _  _ ���Qviiicli>*td5|#he^  [^aiKlV will eiu|)i|��ce anlim]^i'tau�� part.���"of  "��"i lljLe" 'tv&(l$ ��^i*tli tj)e" Y^kon."' Thd" Vapid  Lfjitigi-eis of   J3riti;sh   Columbia,   arising:  *"TL'oin tlie detelopiiient of its mineral re-  j sources, is evidtence.d";b5''..tlie;h��pL,6vetl revenue of   the province^ wliieiilifts iii-_  "tfreal^tlnffolin^  OQOin 1S98, and this increase Js satisfactory as showing that there is likely to be  a growing demand for all classes of goods  supplied by tlie company.  After men tion i fig that the business of  Turner, Beeton & Co., will be taken over  as a going coiicetfn from .January 1st, 1809,  arid that of Len>? & Leiser f rOm Seiiteni-  t>ef 10th, 1899, the prospectus states that  J. H. Tuiiner and ���'(?, A, Kirk hard consented to act as JUfinaging directors in  Britfeli Columbia find 6, A.- L. Kirk as  ljiituaging director in London for live  years'. Tim profits ot Turner, Beeton <fc  Co. are certified: to have been as follows  for the throe years 1890, 1S97 and 1898 :  1800, ��55S3 3s3d.; 1897, ��5017 lis 5d.;  ISO'S; ��9330 7s 7d��� or an Average of  ��(S859 Os 9d. The profits of h&nx <fc Leiser  for the same period tire given as follows :  1890, ��o791 Os 3d.; 1897, ��4321 9s 3d.;  1898, ��54.10 Gs Cd.; average, ��5108 12s.  Tlie assets to be acquired by the company are valued at ��85,967 3s. 3d. and  are made up as follows:  Freehold land and building, machinery .aiid plntit ��   Freehold land, leasehold buildings,  furniture ,.   Stock In trade, book dob s. advances  to canneries aiid sundry securities  The prospectus further  settlement and official quotation on the  London Stock Exchange will be applied  for in due course.   Should Not Accept Passes.  Toronto Telegram.  A member of parliament should not accept ft railway pass, and the unfortunate  truth is that all the members and senators fit Ottawa, with the exception of  Hewitt Bostock, M.P., and two or three  -. others, are tlie recipients of free, transportation'. It is urged against B. L. Richard-  sou/M.P.,; by  the   Winnipeg  organ   of  Clifford Sifton, that he travels on a  pass.    TIm: same charge would lie agninst  l-Yank   Oliver, M.P.,   and W.   W.   B.  Me-  inncs, M.P.    Nobody   feels that   the railways are being   robbed when   they carry  members  of parliament free:  tlie objection   is to the  country being   robbed   by  the influence which the paws system exerts upon its beneficiaries in   parliament.  If a man   stands up for   tlie people, they  neod not stop to ask whether he carries a  pass  or not, and if a -member  stands in  with the  railways he need  not complain  if his .subserviency is explained by his acceptance of a pass.    The record of Frank  Oliver, R. L. Richardson, and, except for  that  unfortunate  Kettle   River   Valley  charter,  W. W.   B. Mclnuos,  M. P., lifts  these members far find away above the  other  representatives of Western Canada.    It  may be   true,  as  the Winnipeg  Free  Press  says,   that  Mr.   Richardson  carries  a pass.    It  is  true  that Hewitt  Bostock, M.P., does not travel on a pass.  It is also true that Mr. Richardson or Mr.  Oliver  in public zeal and courageous independence is worth fi dozen of Mr. Bostock^ who means well but is always overcome by the influence of the government  before he can translate  his  good  intentions into good fictions.  Too Many Laws. ;  A great many people, a majority of  mankind, in fact, and probably an unusual majority in the United States and  Canada, believe that social and economic  evils can be cured by more laws. That  is aiuistake. When it comes to'making  new laws .against this combine or that  combine, or this or that evil, the forces  entrenched behind capital will either get  into the "'law some subtle and hidden  amendment that gives them still iriore  power, or they will let a law go through  in such clumsy shape that it will break  down by its own weight, or be over turned in the courts. The more so-called reform laws that are passed, jbliqrefore.the  J-iiiVirfiniYs it,n?rtlmH,nAilVttn��fc"rvfc"wrnrmfttimi  "."at-ni  iiiiaiitl^fo^ fe-furiiish":*  : ik "i m& l^boT^ilikc ���'e vjlK-5CW-i^velse,:d|E;goyA*'  ;;e��n,eud ��by";|iipnpl^(" aii|:l ^le!n:iaiulv^Opir;.thej;  :6lher��Tiantl," 'COin^inaiMbuS'-te'VestiiSibVsu-pC'  "ply".aMiraise; pnce.syia^e, in;rthfejn���:the:*  ���s&efe"W'^fami-e^nd;d^llS";;Tiie^.r^  ; ���dem aiid fjbotlii:- ;?fqif ?!ja.b.or v ���ands ��;stil3:  TfieyViesliliawpiir^hk'^^^^^^  "Bdeyisne���ii.0w *Hf%sqfeget cirouhg���tli)3 con5  frolieBtafelislled^'by^.^e'/cb^^'iJa'twii".- 'X&  "oth^'f^yo^'ds/^heyjlcifl dejnan'i:and"bi'e^tl3^  cnoYtfi3.e|iti6^!"���T|ie-J--:ednife                       thed  ,ge]ajBnktt���:itf^ereSt���.is':a, knife ciifcMii|;; "bp^ff  "3vaySr^b\iijpvi��jejt(^.*si^,e eip^'thigfiiito; iflie  cpinbiue 'itself.   %$&  country \ is  guqing  through a iie^v experience in ecOnpnlies,  Tlife Jaws and combines "that hflvein them  vitality Will: work  outfdr  the  cbiiinidii  good.    Those  thait have in theni pimply  the power of taxing tlie money for the  _ffi?y_wj_l 1 peri sh. ^_^    ��20,8111  10a  lid.  2,112  Os.  10d.  5G,!)90  SB.  od.  ��85,907  3S.  : 3d.  states that a  INJJiViPFALITIES.  One of the last acts of the French  chamber of deputies before being prorogued was to paSsM. Viviahi'sbill empowering duly qualified women to practice  as lawyers; It inay be recalled that a  yeflr a^o a young woman named Mllei  Oh&uviu, who had passed the reqitire=-  lnents of the French bai-, Was denied enrol Inient as ah advocate of the appefil  Court. It is the consensus of opinion in  Paris tliat the senate Will offer no objection to passing M. VIviani's bill, tints  iiiakiug it a law. IVlllo. Chauvin will file  a now application for enrollment among  the barristers of tlie appeal court next  October* find it is considered as quite Cer^  tain that her example will be followed  by other Women, who, like her, have passed the rather severe examinations of the  law school. Although not admitted as a  barrister, Mile. Chauvin has for solne  months been established as consulting  lawyer at Passy. In her(. rooms at the  Villa de Medicis she gives consultations  daily to anybody who chooses to utilize  her profound knowledge of the codes.  Most of her clients are of her own sex, but  she is frequently consulted by barristers,  for'whom she prepares cases.  Professor Milton Updegraff, who for  the last eight years has held the chair of  astronomy in the University of Missouri,  has been appointed professor of mathematics in the United States navy, with  the pay and rank of senior lieutenant.  He will be stationed at the navy observatory near Washington.- The appointment is one held in high regard by astronomers, being for life at a Comfortable  salary and with large opportunity for  scientific research. Professor Updegraff  'will.'resign his place.in.the university,  probably  to take effect in September.  Tommy Atkins' feet.  The British government has discovered  that Thomas Atkins has feet, and that  those members sometimes prove fruitful  soil for corns, bunions, chilblains, blisters, and beside that the toe-nails have a  tendency to grow inward instead of outward, which perplexes his soul because it  vexes Ins-flesh. Tt has also been found  by years of experience that sore-footed  soldiers are not more useful'than cavalry  horses with the heaves. Therefore, the  pedtil extremities of Thomas are to be  looked after by official chiropodists, who  will make periodical enquiries of the line  as to how are their poor feet. They will  also lecture on the value of soap as a foot  dressing, find explain the pathological effect of wearing clean socks. If, with all  this care, Mr. Atkins continues to enjoy  sore feet it will be plainly apparent that  he should be in the navy aiul not in the  army. Thus the science of war is becoming more and more a. study of the raAV  materials of a battle. The better the  condition they are kept in the more effective they will be in the charge and on  the firing line. Some day the generals  of the industrial army will make a similar discovery. Then better results will  be attained, because men will not everlastingly be strained to the limit of  physical endurance.  FULL LINE OF  HOTEL  p. K. Vincent, Calvary  A. b\ McMillan, llus-iliuid  \V.  H. Culnier   and   wife,  Winnipeg  K. S. Penny. Trail  II. Kwarl, Trail  T. T. Beckett, Trail  b\ W. Hrown, Trail  E, Kwarl., Spokane  J. 1\ Wilson, Roniiingtoii  It. McGuire, Molly (jib on  C. W.    Huske,    Ivokance  creek  D. O. K11 {���/., Duncan City  II. Stevenson, Itosslaiid  O. A. Sutherland and wife,  Kaslo  PIIAIR  ARRIVALS.  HUMK.  J. M. .lord-in  Rosditnd  W. Sells and wife, Winui-  PCK  Dr. Collins. Millford. N.S.  H.     McUiamid,    Millford,  N. S.  W. A.  Pbremor. Philadelphia  K. Uaut, Philadelphia  II. <iorc, Philadelphia  'i'. P.irker, Itosslaiid  W. J. Anderson, Toronto  J. Bowes, Silverton  J. McGregor, Sandoi  C. I). llownmn, Vancouver  1<\ Klwell, Hoiiniiigton I'alN  J. Burt. London  H. S. Wilcox, London, Out  T.  T.   Snyder,   Pelerboro,  Out  A. I). Clark. Toronto  J. Tiiiling, Silverton  VV. Hunter, Silverlon  O. II.Uanihart, Ymir  T. P. Clark, Ymir  It. MacKarlano, Ymir  .1. Civnin and wifcSpoka1 c  QUERN'S.  O. O. Iliii'.lianan, IC islo  J. I). Sword, Ko.sshuiil  10. II. Tboinliiison. Ivislo  .1. A. .MelJnnoll. Iv-islo  J. \V. Willi-mis, Kaslo  Major C. C. Bennett,   Vancouver  l'\ I'.Giitoliir. Trail  V. ���'. Kwing. Spokane  J. r\ Whitiiitf, Berlin  P. Bums & Co.  WHOLESALK   AND   RETAIL  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring  local and coast.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  v Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  R. Siilke, Portland, Ore  C. Sawyer, Midway  W. Korrester, Ymir  J.   Kindlay    and    Family,  Ymir  Mrs. l.anglcy, Itosslaiid  VV. Payne, Uobson  Mrs. G. Payne, liobson  SILVER  A. M. Krallck, Kaslo  A. II. Burden Pilot Hay  A. Korresler and wife, liobson  Miss A. K. lilanchrrd, Ains-  worth  M. JMawdRloy, Ainswortli  J. Bunco, Ainswortli  KING.  J. IC. McLean, Rossland  O. J. Hundley, Yellow.stono  mine  J. B. Clubb, Moborloy  GRAND  A. L. Williams, Ymir  P. Whyto, Ymir  O. Boyer. Ymir ���  TREMONT.  G.A. Bradsbaw, Seattle  J. Sinclair, St. Johns, Newfoundland  A. Steele, Granite mine  CENTRAL.  Mrs. Lowitt, Ynvir  W. T. Beadles, Salmo  A. R. Stewart. Pilot Bay  C. S twyer, Midway  F. W. G;een, Ymir  A. Porter, Forty-nine creek  MADDEN,  H. McPherson. Pilot Bay  T. J. Rock, Ymir  S. Hawkins, Oro  P. Fitzgeral', Montreal  .1. F. Kennedy,  Kuskonook  T. C'i\'anangli, Kuskonook  G. Pork, Kuskonook  J. J. Cameron. Kuskonook  The Trenumt Hotel  lYlALOpJE & TREGILLUS  PROPRIETORS  Meat Merchants  Wholesale Markets at ^elson, Rossland, Sandon and Greenwood.  RETAIL   STORES  AT    ,  Nelson,   Trail,  Ymir, Kaslo,  New Denver,  Sandon, Silverton, Cascade  City,  Grand  Forks,   Midway, Greenwood and Sirdar.  promptly forwarded ^ead Office, Nelson, B.C.  West Kootenay Butcher Go.  "    .. : :  ��-   ���  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON -'v-  BaRer street, Nelson E. C. TRAVES, Manager  ORDERS BY MAIL IIECEIYE CAREFUL AND PROMPT ATTENTION.  Large Consignment Received of  STRIPED GANVAS  IN ALll GQLORS  :���'������-..., Suitable for House Curtains and Awnings.     Orders filled Promptly.  Headquarters fop Miners and Prospeetops  THE BEST BRANDS OF  Liquors and Cigars  ALWAYS ON HAND  One of the best and most popular hotels in Nelson.  TENT AND AWNING MANUFACTURER, BAKER ST., NELSON  W. P. DICKSON  B. H. H. APPLBWHAITB  J. McPHBB  Kootenay Eleetpie Supply and Gonstpuetion Go.  ELECTRIG SUPPLIES  Complete Electric Equipments for Electric Power Transmission and Lighting tor.Mines, Towria:^-;^  *" "r';:>i"^r'i"ftiBlectric:"��Flxtur'esi."[ijampg,..peys-^Tel^  Scroll Saving  JandLSBMng=  Wardrobes arid  General Joinery Work  I*? STOCK  Glass of all Sizes and Kinds  Sawmill on Government wharf.  Factory .ind office, corner Hall street and. G.Pals track  Lime 70 Ceqts per 100 pounds.  Will deliver in ton lots  Brick $12 per thousand.  At yjird or on scows at government wharf.  The West ^ootenay Brick & Lime Co.,  Rnkor Streot        T. &. PRQOTOR. Vanager  Ltd.  COFFEE  NELS0H* B. G.  RGASTKRS  and   dealers  AND   COFFJ2E.  IN   TEA  Offer fresh roasted coffee Of best quality as follows:  Java and Arabian Alacha^ per pound... $  10  Java and Mocha Blend, 3 pounds  ��� 1 00  Fine Santos, 1 pounds ��� 1 00  Santos Bland. 5 pounds   1 ��0  Our Special Blend, 6 pounds   1 00  Our Kio Boast, 6 pounds���  . .1 00  A trial order solicited.  Salesrooms 2 Doors  East  of  Oddfellows  Baker Stseef,  BlocK,   West  Large and well lighted Heated by hot ai  Reasonable rates -   Sample rooms  Electric bells and light in every room  Renovated and refurnished throughout  HOTBU  VICTORIA  J. V. PERKS, Proprietor  Free bus meets all trains Rpuoktftkfi    B   C.  Hourly street car to station neVBISlUKW, D..W.  -Night Grill Room in connection, for the convenience of  guests arriving and departing liy night trains. ���    -  1'lie only hotol in Nelson' that has,remaindd tindof one  tnanagoment since 1890.  The bedrrooins nro well furnisliod aiid lighted by  oloctricity.  Tlio dining��roonv is wot second to any in Kootenay.  I'hebar i�� ahvayrt stocked by the bPftt domestic and  imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN. Proprietor.  Strictly first-class. Rates, $tt per week and up.  MRS. WALTER B, MUIR  SPOKANE^  FURNISHED ROOMS, SINGLE AND EN SUITE.  Hot and cold wator. baths, electric light, elevator and  telephone. Housekeeping rooms. Thoroughly equipped  with exits and lire escapes. 5th filoor Marion blockt cor-  ucr Iliversidfc and Stevens streets.  Contractors ani B  WIL.L DO WEMii TO  BUY THEIR LUMBER  AT  G. 0. BUCHANANS  A large stock of first-class dry material on hand, also  a full lino of sash, doors, mouldings, turned work, etc.  FACTORY WORK A SPECIALTY  Yard:   Foot of Hendryx street, Nelson.  Telephone, (II  John Rae, Agent  2 Cars of no.it' Potatoes.  Wholesale Only,   Wifite or YfvtQ for Prices  The Imperial Oil Co.   Standard Oij Gd.  Washington Bri'ck arjd tih|e Col  The R. W. rV|cNiell Cm* Ltd.rCarjadian:  cite Coal (Hard)  ra��  Nelson, H  ASK FOR  St. Alice Mineral Water  from the famous Harrison Hot Springs, . . .  A COOL MEDICINAL BEVERAGE  VICTORIA  VANCOUVER  NELSON  Thorpe & Co.,  L1MJTKD.  R. REISTERER & CO.  BREWERS AND B0TTLKUS OF  Fine Lag'er Beer,  Ale and Porter  Dealers in.  1'romptand regular  delivery to the trade.  Brewery at Nelson.  Nelson Iron  Manukaotuhkks of  ENGINES, BdlLBBSj SHAFTING, IRON AND  BRASS OASTIltffS OF JBVBBT DBSOBIPtlON  Repairs promptly attended to.       Pa O. Box, 173��  LODGE   MEETINGS.  KNICHTS  OK  1>VTHIAS���Nelson   hbAge,   NO.  25,  Knights of Pythiu:*, meets in I. O. O. K. Hall,corner  Biikcr and ICootenay streets, every Tuesday evening afr  8 o'clock.   Visiting ICnights cordial!}' invltodi toattqijS*���  T. IALIMI.G.G*__       R.6; JOY, K.OfR.fcS.,  "nEliSON LODGE,. NO. 23, A. F. & A. M. Meets  second Wednesday in each month. Sojourning:  brethren invited.  NK1.SON h. O. L��� No. Wtt, meets in I. O. O. F. Hall,  corner liaker and Kootenay streets, 1st ah��f 3rd  Friday ofi oftch month.   Visiting hrclhfcrn cordially invited.  JO UN TOY K. WJH-        }". J- BRADLKV. RCc. Sec  MISCELLANEOUS.  WANTKD���A, ��ood shingle jointer at once.   Apply  ; G. O. Buchanan's lumber otllco. Nolson.   WA N T KD���Good neiicral servant.    Apply at offlcc of   Gnllihcr & Wilson.   Men at Ymir to work on roads and trails.   Wages ���  $2.60 and $-2.75 a day.   Apply to John Llndblad. ^  "CTOR SAIjK���A 30-gviinoa Run. liy Holland & Holland,  I E and a case ; also ftn 8-guinott polo saddle, by Crate  I of BelgraVc square, and one double bridle.   $125.   Apply  at The Tribune olHcc, Nelson.  30 n  THE TRIBUNE:   NELSON,  B.C.  TU  J  58DAY, AUGUST K,  1399.  Filers Filled Same Bay as Received  STOCKS THE LARGEST IN KOOTENAY  Assayers' Supplies  Drugs and Drug Sundries  CRUCIBLES  BRUSHES,  every  kind  SCORIFIERS  SPONGES  CHEMICALS  TURKISH   BATH  TOWELS  CHEMICAL GLASSWARE  PATENT  MEDICINES  FLUXES of all  kinds  PERFUMERY, best manufactured  FURNACES  FACE   POWDERS  BALANCES,  best   makes  only  MANICURE   REQUISITES  Comer of Baker and Josephine Streets, NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA  Summer  Suits  Just a few left of these nice crash suits  Just the thing for this hot weather  Come and get fitted out and do not suffer  with the heat  We also have a nice line of crash hats which  we are selling at very low prices  J. A. Gilker  The Furnisher  Remember the U&M  NEELAN  'I l will l^i$5J#<^  and c6ntE&"ta^wcl^.M'i��<^fe-5aha��Sh<5e|:."  carry   Ll^toyg^iJ^nleX;.." J.;" .<&.'.'% �� "  THE LOCAL NEWS OF THE TOWN  \V.'1\ linbinsnn lut.s withdi'ii.wn from  sale lots 18, 1!) and 20 in block :il, which  were advertised in TiiicTijiim-nk, and will  commence the erection of two private  residences for renting purposes on lot  IS and 20, on the east and west sides of  his residence.  Joseph Jackson of Retina, father of the  Jackson brothers of this city, arrived here  yesterday with the intention of looking  for a business location, lie says that  business is fairly good in the prairie  town. The crops are heavy, but owing  to the late spring are several weeks behind previous years. If the frost, keeps  oil' long enough to allow them to mature,  the yield will be heavy.  Dr. .Rose of I he Royal Victoria hospital  of Montreal arrived in Nelson Sunday  night over the Crow's Nest road. lie  will enter at once .upon his new duties as  resident physician at the Kootenay Lake  general hospital.  James Byron, who was undergoing a  sentence of six months' imprisonment in  the Nelson jail for having stolen property in his possession, made a successful  break for liberty yesterday. He was at  work with tlie chain gang at the 'school  house, under guard McAhuan, and disappeared leg-iron and all. He has probably  joined the circus contingent.  The successful candidates at the recent  examinations for the teachers'certificates  held in Nelson were as follows: First  class, grade A���George W. Clark, M. A.:  first class, grade B���Frank B. Moffctt;  second class,grade A���Margaret M. Burns;  second class, grade B���James W. Laird.  Isabella Keith, Edward J. Button; third  class, Kate R. Scanlon, Annie MacLeod,  Nora A. O'Keilly, James E. Levering, Leonora M. Coglan.  Otto M. Kosendale, manager of the  Slocan Ore Purchasing Company^received  a telegram yesterday from Portland, Oregon, informing him of the birth of a  daughter. Mr. Kosendale duly celebrated  the event. . .  James Neelands, manager of the baseball team, received a telephone message  yesterday'from Grand Forks asking if a  return match could be arranged for next  Sunday. The Grand Forks club Avas informed that arrangements would be made  for a'match here on Sunday.week..'  There Avas a scuffle on Sunday among  the Chinamen settled near the old saw  mill, which resulted in Lee Wing going  for the other Chinamen Avith an axe. For  this offence he was incarcerated in..the.  j^yjn cjalijail, '.jcQit, wasvi'eleiiscd', ^yesjtcr^  .���da��ja^te$hi^pj^  was to lwiA'e been held yesterday afternoon in !)]���. Arthur's office for the purpose of opening the application for the  two additions to the teaching staff.  There was no quorum present, and a special meeting will be called later in the  week to consider the appointments.  X -<\ particularly full attendance of the  Nelson rille company is requested for this  evening, when sergeant Carroll will give  instruction in guard mounting. -  ^ Peter Desautell, better known as Pete  the Dodger, was brought to the provincial jail by constable Forrester. He is  sentenced to three months for stealing  whisky and cigars from the Cosmopnli-  lan hotel at Ymir.  Miss Crease, matron of the Kootenay  Lake general hospital, returned Sunday  night from a two-Aveeks' holiday trip to  the Coast.  Tin-: Tuiiiit.yk is requested by the  friends of the cow in question to slate  that this quadruped is iu an awkward  position under the rocks below Hoover's  ranch. The cow evidently swam 'there  from this side of the lake and does not  feel like swimming back again. She has  been there for two or three days and if  not rescued Avill probably not last much  longer.  The annual picnic of the Baptist Sunday school Avill bo hold on Wednesday to  the picnic ground at Six-mile point. The  steamer International Avill leave the city  wharf at 10 o'clock.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  To Let���Tavo offices in Aberdeen block.  Apply to llecr liros.  To Let���The building corner Ward  and Victoria si .roots���recently occupied by Charles IT.  Ink.   Apply toiJccr Bros.  To Let���Neatly   furnished   rooms   at  tliu corner of AVurd and Victoria streets. Apply to A.  'IT. Clements.  For Bent���Tlie residence at the corner  of Vietoriaand Ward flreets, now oroup'id by AV. A  Mnedomihi, will be for rent, after the loth instant.  Apply to A. H. Clements.  Theo Miidson is advertising a. clearing  sale of bis stock, for tbo next, ten days at cost. He intends to enlarge and thoroughly refit, his si ore. in order  to make room for a large consignment of fall and winter  goods, which will arrive next month.  The Nelson SiiAv and Planing Mills,  1 imitrd. lias recently secured a largo ronsignmont of  Pilkingtcn's glass, consisting of one. case" of shed, glass  mid. o:-ft mixed car of plalo glass. This shipment,  conies direct from the ccmpnm's works at, St. Helens,  .England, so that clcse figures can be (pio'.ed by the company to the building trade.  EMPORIUM  D". King'" &."Co^J^IEStai-J"^ *<2o".f��� FSots, .  Sdiulte &.vQjfc,/S^ "AnUs;"ttdf-,  den & Co., antl otlien "Jeadiiig^makei'^."    ���  26 AND 28 WEST BA.TC.pt 'SfEEJST, ^ELSON  &  XX    JS/LZ^-JEirrJEIlTTJEZ   #��  as        as u     .  SS:  JUST ARRIVE��  d  LOJ  An Entire Car of  .���toiayfj:)^"^  ^Mi^ilK^^^ =��j-txll3L\J  rig;a^clw^.^i|3t^Ht j^uTftjan,, -AwlibSe V prj'nlci-  ��� $S��tI k .tfi'e . kfecf ijiteKe'sfeir lim ^h-e . "D'arlen  :'ffrTJing^dbMlJajiy:  ��: ���''    " V      ""���."���'"   ���  j   "'TJie1 l&v/oj/ ^atAyfteitce 'le>veS"far life  ��� iho'^et-i^���^��%U'tTJ*egm���t^]iio'iiiiQA\|i's..��� Tto }fe\f.-  ;s^'\4^^Vnj"isSa��-cs/Ap�� fj|ie�� ^me'-t'ilire on'jrv  jlfihfte'On Af4|@',*^^llelrtj!, "dlMiig" which lie:i  ^"v4:'ll;Vis(t: ^^l^x\]^^^^.^OiMttM\  Qvb~  "  The  :Q  &  ~1 as  From George G-ale &  e �� mm 9  A Large Shipment of  ��  m  ass  saise against tliV Cttlitt EoAvdc*  "Cqthjjaii;i.y���.ca?i)���\p.Ttj.j -^esferdiiy before ]p&.-.  ifepjifagikti'a'fe CJre^se ajid. wftss "again affr  io:ilShed"Un$il M^oild^yifteS't: .'��>* S, Tiiy-  ���Jol', Q. C.| will apply t0the,supfteahe court'  for;,.* "(igcree jiipi iii the case^Of" tire City v-  theliaiuilton 1?ouAyder Cdinpany.  Tile: eji'e bfcahiS, ���whieh take the pj'aee' ;pf  ordiua'Vy   vvooden.'joists,  for  tlie   Bank  ;,of KtoutEeal building  were shipped froiii  tjie iron, works ill JPenhsylvAfiiia on Tfiurs-���  day last, and inside of 'three weeks Avork,  upon the building -will be  pi'Oeeeding as  ui'apidly^as^skilledUlaboi^eaii^adyaiice-it.-  I'hotos of the terra cotta Avork, Avhicli  will be supplied by the Washington  Brick & Lime Company of Spokane, have  been receivexl in this city. They give a  very fair idea of the ornamental work,  which will make the building the finest  in the interior.  A meeting of tlie Kelson  school board  S'tjto.-Mje hdiiesti dca.ling^. ipvi&ilijpfe, ..^ernco,  , Sitficsb attentioii to your Ord&j'.s ancl an eju*ncS-t|  flesire 'to sMisfy yd,% .no- jiiattGr 'at Avjliat'.CQfit.  Add to, tliis bur very largo ;uid coinplote Stock  6l WnteheS,. .'DianiondSj, Fiiio; aud HedJuin  Grades, of; jewelry;,/fts Avell aaorfr up-to'datc  Mfm-ufHcturing Dcparbiienb,/ A\#lisrc A\^e, give...  skilled and prompt attention, to Special Order  Work aiid Repairs. A business built upon  any foiiild'ation other tlian- iiierit i$,built upon sand. We know that .everything here exemplifies this.     We buikl for tl'io future:  Corner linker and Ward Streets.  WntermclotfSv T'ine Apples, and all other  in sjcnson received dn'lly.  FfcUiln  85  m  0.  From The Gendron Mnfg. Co.  rove  NEAR FORT SHFPPARD RAILWAY DEPOT  isTzeXiSOisr  Hazlewood Ice Cream  lee Cpeam Soda and  Milk Shakes and Buttermilk  Sweet Cretini received TucMiaJ-fi nnd Fridnys  Lcnvu yortr order*.   Prompt delivery  Our Slock Comprises:  Tea Sets  Cbffefei Sets  Berry Sets *  Tete-Tete Sets  Sugar' and Cream  Berry Ebwls  Bon Boil Dishes  .Almond Dishes  Walters  Pepper and Salts  C'tips  Prize Gups  As avc .only employ  Kits, your repairs shall  fcntion.  Cut Glass  Silver Mounted  Berry Bowls:  Salad Bowls  Jugs  Vases  Tobacco: Jars  Cigar Jars  Colognes  Biscuits"  Etc, Etc.  the limi* Watcujiak-  rcccivc our prompt at-  NELSON, B. C.  KASLO, B. C.  SANDON, B. C.  DEALERS  IN  Shelf and Heavy Hardware  SOLE AGENTS FOR  Giant Powder  TRUAX  ORB  OARS  Canton Brill 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-Rails  Paints, Oils, Glass  NELSON STORE AND OFFICE:   Corner Baker and Josephine Sts.  NELSON WAREHOUSE:   Corner Hall Street and City Wharf.  ^re You Going for a Holiday?  Why, yes;  on a fishing excursion and I intend to  huy my tackle from  The Lawrence Hardware Co.  Who keeps the best and cheapest goods in Nelson  WE  STILL HAVE A FEW HAMMOCKS  which we are selling at a snap  ALL KINDS OF CAMPING SUPPLIES  LEFT  ikMmms^M  Telephones 10 ^nd 4J;.   Postdffice Bo* K:$ W  ���     44-���  EAST BAKER STREET  WEST BA^ER STREET  DOVER, The Jeweler  NELSON,   B. 0.  MILLS & LOTT  Agents fo   HazlowoOfl Ice Cream.  Telephone 93  FOR  ICE  CREAM  AND  FRESH  FRUIT  OF ANY KIND.  Come in  and  try our  Ice Cream Soda  Refreshing Drinks.  and  XoxM, Door l.o  ]��. Hums & Go.  HUMPHREYS & PITTOCK  MANY NEW CUSTOMERS  Are added to our list each and every month. This month has  been an exceptional one, the number of new customers far ex^  ceeds any' previous month, and we can Safely say we still continue to hold the Old ones. This is surely ample proof of who  does the leading business, where it is done and how the people  not only in Nelson, but surrounding towns, appreciate the manner in which we serve them- Our stock of fancy goods is by far  the most complete in Nelson.  NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS  COURT HOUSE, ROSSLAND, B. C.  THE   FINEST   PLEASURE.; RESORT   IN   KOOTENAY  THE GRANVILLE S  1175 Haro. Street, Vancpuver, B. C  Ho.-inlinK nnd d.-iy nclicol for (,'''ls ��"��� rc-oiicir on the  I.'if.h dsiy of jViikiikI.. V.-iiaincius for bonnlois. l-'or lunns  nnd iirospcel.iisapply lo  ittADlCMOISKLUi KKRNT, Principal  S1CAT.K1) TRJTDJBUS, properly endorscA, will 1)0 re-  uoived by the Honorable the Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works. Victoria, B. 0., up ,;0 12 noon of  Monday, the 21st August next, for the oruotion and com*  plotion of a Court House at Itosslaiid, J'i. V.  ]Jrawint,'.s, specifications, and conditions of lendorinj,'  and contract may be seen at the Provincial Government  Ofiiccs at Victoria, Vancouver, llossland, and Nelson, U.  C On and after the 27tli instant.  Kacb tender must be accompanied by an accepted bank  check orcertilicale of deposit, made piyable to the unsigned, equal to 5 per cent of the amount of the tender, .as  s'Ciirityfor I lie due fulfillment, of. the contract, which  shall be forfeited if the party tendering declines to enter  into contract when called upon to do so, or if he fail to  complete the work contra- led for; The cheeks of the unsuccessful tenderers will be returned to thorn upon the  execution of the contract.  'I'enders will not bo considered unless made out on the  forms supplied, and signed with the actual signature of  (he tenderers.      \  The lowest oraiiy'.lender not necessarily accepted.  -'-���������:-   .-��������� W. H. flOKK,  Dcpuly (.'ommissioncr of Lauds and Works.  Lands and Works Department.  Victoria. H. C. 21sl, July, 1S!HI.  M*   DesBrteay   &   Co,  FRUIT JARS I  Direct  from, the manufacturer in pints,  quarts,  and  half gallons.  Lake" of the Woods Flour iii stock.  JOHN A. IRVING & COMPANY  Baker Street West, Nelson, H. C.  J FLTJlwlBEaRS,   ETC.  OE-EE'JA. .HOUSE   BLOCK:

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