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Array RIVAL YACHTS TWO HEATS EACH  In the International Race.  Dohval, August 2.���Today Was another  Glencairn day, the Canadian boat winning her second and the fourth "race for  the Seawanhaka cup. During the race  there were all kinds of breezes from east  to west and north to south, and it was  diflicult to say at times i\ hich boat had  the advantage as to wind. Undoubtedly,  however, Duggan's able seamanship told  well in placing the Glencairn 5 30 ahead  of the American challenger at the finish.  The excitement in local sporting circles  as to the outcome of tomorrow's race now  that both boats have two wins to the  good, is intense.  -   The   wind   was   rather  light   as   the  whistle sounded for the start at  1   hour  and -"-"minutes.    The Constance succeeded   in   crossing   tlie   line just at 1.55.25.  The Glencairn following   2 seconds   later  smartly crept into windward and ran up  her reaching .jib ami took her wind away  and left her  standing.    The   Constance's  sails, however, soon began to fill up again  and she ran under the Glcncaiin's  stern,  but   the  Glencairn's   clever  seamanship  got ahead and kept right i.p to the first  buoy, and this being  quickly  sailed, the  Glencairn   rounded  the buoy  1   minute  and 5(5 seconds ahead  of  the   Constance,  having thus gained 1.58  from   the  stait.  From the first to the second   buoy it was  a beat to windward, but the wind which  was from the southwest was  light, and  the Glencairn steadily  drew away  from  the   Constance,   the   Constance   making  poor headway in the lulls whieh occurred  between  the  short pull's of  wind.    The  Glencairn   rounded   the second   buoy  of  the first round 3 minutes and  3S seconds  ahead of the American boat and had her  spinnaker set in no time.    Constance had  lost 42  seconds  on  this  leg   when   she  rounded the buoy, but the rapidity with  which she had set out  her  spinnaker to  port   Avas   favorably  commented   .upon.  This leg  was'"before  the wind and the  Constance did so well as to  lose  only 29  seconds on a course in favor of the Glencairn, who completed  the  first  round 3  minutes, 7 seconds ahead of her rival.  Meantime heavy clouds formed in the  west and thunder and lightning were al:  most constant and both boats had to reef  in anticipation of a big storm, and most  of   the   small   pleasure   boats   ran   for  \ shelter from ^the storm, but it did not  turn out as bad as expected. By the  time the boats were running for the first  buoy on the second round the wind had  ��� .goneJialf .way rputulktliQ.coin pass  ajitKifc.  It^aa^rea'-l^  :*;#fneidt?\i^^4^  !'/���*  F��vin  ^mi  ntuz  THURSDAY MORNING, AUGUST 3,   1899.  PUBLISHED AT NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  DAILY (BY MAIL) $5 A YEAR;  WEEKLY, $2.  ly vice-president of the senate; M. Truaux,  formerly minister of justice; Ai. Bourgois,  formerly premier and minister of the interior ; major Hartmann, of the 22nd artillery; captain Freysteatter, major For-  sinetti and other officers and journalists.  Tl. is also said that Af.. AI. Laberie and  DeniMiige will invite the court martial to  examine all persons alleged by Al. de  Beaurepairo to be able to prove the guilt  of Dreyfus in order  light on the matter,  to throw   the   fullest  SIDETRACKED RAILWAY TOWNS  To Remain Sidetracked.  Ottawa, August 2.���The date  of prorogation   has  again   been  fixed.    It has  been decided to get all work of the  session through this week and   to  close the  house  on -Montiay.     There  need  be  no  difficulty in doing  this, as  the  principal  items   in   the   supplenientaries   are   all  through, and the only thing that remains  are the railway subsidies.    At a meeting  of the railway conimittee today another  discussion took place on Afr. Blair's  railway bill.    Only  two  important  clauses  have been dropped.    At a conference between the premier and Messrs. Haggart,  Blair and Tupper, it was decided in order  to close the session to drop clause five for  the present.    This   is  the clause   .wliich  provides for the adoption of one set  of  rules and regulations for all  roads.    Mr.  Blair hoped that they would  be able to  put  through  clause four, respecting the  location of railway stations by  the  gov-  ernor-general-in-council.   Air. Haggart offered strong resistence to this clause, and  finally  Air. Blair received  a letter from  the premier, who was in the liouse, stat-  iug that at another conference with  sir  Charles, he learned the opposition would  use all kinds  of obstruction to prevent  the clause    going   through  the  session.  The  result was  that  both clauses were  dropped and the  remainder  of the  bill  was passed.    Sir Charles  Tupper  leaves  today for England.    He sails  from Alon-  treal tomorrow.  KOOTENAY MINES AND SMELTERS  St. Louis Group Bonded.  A. II. Graccy, representing a Toronto  syndicate, has bonded the St. Louis  group, on Lemon creek. An outfit was  moved up to the property yesterday, and  a force of men will be immediately put  to work developing the claims. The St.  Louis group adjoins the Oro .townsite,  which belongs to the Oro Mining ��fc Milling Company, which at onetime had the  Golden Wedge claim under bond. The  syndicate in question, contrary to a prevalent impression, has nothing whatever  to do with the Oro Alining & Milling  Company.      '   , -  The Lardeau Promises Well.  A. W. Siegel, a mining operator from  Spokane, returned yesterday from Lardeau district, wliere he let a contract for  a 200-foot tunnel on the Black Diamond  claim, on the north fork of 'Lardeau river.  He says that there is considerable assessment work being done around Ferguson,  but the lack of capital is retarding the  development of what is undoubtedly a  very rich miueral belt. The Kaslo &  Slocan Railway Company have a party  of surveyors locating a, line from Argenta  to Ferguson and have purchased a half-  interest iu the Ferguson townsite. Mr.  Siegel returned by way of Slocan lake,  ancl on Tuesday visited the Rockland  claim, which is situated at the head of  Four Alile creek arrd is owned by Frank  Watson and judge Spinks. There is on  the property a _2-foot lead of fine looking gold-copper ore, and a force of men  were started to work yesterday driving a  tunnel to tap the vein.  CONCENTRATES.  Delpasse  Go���es to ^Russia.  *i;'3tOi��'d*dcf1ill|51 ^le^^^di^^^e^^hrp^.  '"a, iVl^H^iMS'y* iffi" $tfM& ip|d> the,��� i&J.bijq'Siilii;  ^"goin^piWl Wei ;s--o"itl'"!.��feioy  ol Me"'  /"^pie'..c|".of^  2filing"." bef <$_-"*' _h_^^iid^bqt5li i^oftfe'.liti^  ;/$a-kfe^p;!l!^ jfik> S^W.  J-��3iil^4'ir6��l*'t'i;^!,',iS,�� btit^utppwlcl0."f>c_ seen tlilj.fi";  '""Vjblje^^ gjajniiig aiXuV-f%,  " coiu|glgt|ji:g^ the ^,9pnn.d^\i,'6viiicl. b|' IJlit*���=  course she reducer! :li��i: Qpppneut'���s lteft.fl  -��� " :t>|r Si- "Seconds* ..on}" the, -las-' 1%. Aiier,  !- ^iiriliiig^tjic. stitrtiftgr;\!n,T6y and. reaching  ' ��"up����'"tditliti .'fifrst yjdhdy tho Cfriistance  evideiftl^ 1iiikG!i)lcul|l'te;d iii sbine way, as  ."the P^npttirn. siiiiply npiieaiied to run  a.\Vay frohx lie)' aild rouncTedi the buoy 7  minutes 23 secoudsrah&ad,, having gained  _ minutes IS se-ond_: en the leg.  Just before reaching this buoy  on tlie soutli shore the mist was  ^^so^ietw-y^that-fche-lb&i^t-^cOidd^uot^e^dis--  tmguished for some seconds, the Constance disappearing in the iaisff foi* qtiite  a little while. The Constance, hoAyever,  made a gain of 2 minutes, 3 seconds oh  the eighth leg* both boats carrying full  sail in a fresh northwest breeze. The  Glen-airi- rounded the second buoy oh  the hist round at "j.0il;05, being 5 miuutesj  20 stecouds ahead of the Constance,. Tlie  Canadian boat did not niake such a favorable leg for tli- last, bub placed an additional 19 seconds between her and the  Constance, finishing at 4.15.15, thus win-  niug the race by 5 minutes, 30 seconds,  There were all kiiids of weather in today's race, and judging Iroiii appearances, the seamanship of tlie Glencairn  excelled that of her rival, and tlie Can*  adiari boat's supporters feel that there is  every chance of the cup remaining here  for another year, its after the storm  which appears to be brewing for tonight,  the wind is likely to be of the lighter order tomorrow.  Montreal Financial Panic Oyer.  Aio>rmr_AL,, August 2.���The action of  the Banqne Hochelaga yesterday afternoon in promptly meeting the demands  of its.timid depositors had a good effect  today, and there were but few7 more than  the ordinary Avithtlrawals. The panic is  now regarded as over. It never extended  to the stronger English institutions. On  the stock exchange there was a recovery  of values equal to and in many cases beyond yesterday's fall.  ^e^'hibititew^-VlQ-Uj and -/tlie newspapers-  '"herg" uifeat^^^^  ��imiu|t_r'1&a^:'%vise thf ^jidsiiph (ppy^uy,-.  ytihehtal- actrph^r*^  .-Rritai'hi.  ;tb6nirlng" "iv:ar: "y a"^aiiistj* .'"tfee;|  'TranS^val.   .'-"V-     2 .'.��� " ", :'-V'v/.:'}".-':  Dreyfus' Witnesses.  RraNNf.ES, August 2.���The witnesses  summoned in behalf of captain Alfred  Dreyfus include captain Lebrun Renault  to whom the prisoner is alleged to have  made a confession which has since been  denied ; .senator Schein'orkestine, former-'  ��"Tlie^feds" ho truth: in the gtiitemeiitipub-"  li^h^yii|^%v: "HOr% Il^sii^er .feday::  tlia^;"'strai!ied"  r_latiahir e^_.i|;-|' hM^eiiy  RiiSSia-anct" .feance  OAviiig? sto-pr .sideftt  JjOitbet liayiug:_ailed to telegrapli "ih" tlie  C!Kai',Iii|...cp'fido|0i>$p_.moi,l,. tlie death .of* the;  czarewitah.   Tlxh ;pi;e-ident tetegi'iliih^c.  texpriSssipus of gympatliy tjo tlie cVai'.iippiT  the ocCaBipn rdferred to#, and also s'eilt a  wreath to b&tleposLted on the tonib 6f  tile pzarewiteh.  "Will Follow Iiocal "Wiishes.  L0Nl)O-r,, Augusts; 2.-���Duviiig the debate  in th^ liouse of coiunioiis today oil. the  colonial loans bill the secretary  of state  -foiHthe-coloiiios^Ali^CliaiUibei-ainrsaiidnir  regard to the government of the West  Indies tliat the -OHstittitional rights  Should not be further extended, adding  that in some eases tliey had already gone  too far, and the electors did not care for  their privileges claiming tliat the "so  called liberal constitutions were nothing  more or less than oligarchies." Continuing- Air. Ohaniberlain said he was  convinced tlie crown ami the government  would be guided'by local public opinion  as to the best, system.  Belgian Cabinet Crisis.  Bi-U-Srai-S, August .2.���-The delay in  forming a new cabinet is due to the difficulty experienced in .selecting a new minister of war who will be both an officer  and pledged to the principle of personal  military service. M. de Nayer, who is  attempting to forin a ministry in. succession to that of M. Van Den Perebooni  Avhicli resigned yesterday on account of  the rejection of the government electoral  proposals, says that the new cabinet will  be unanimous in favor of an electoral bill  embodying proportionate representations.  Pauncefote Congratulated.  London, August 2.���The British ambassador to the United. States, sir Julian  Pauncefote, who has been acting tis the  head of the British delegation at the  peace conference at The Hague- has  arrived in London. He visited the foreign office today and was congratulated  by the oflicials on his elevation to the  peerage. His title has uot yet been  announced.   Wants Something Else Now.  Romi., August 2.���The Alessagero says  that Italy has  renounced  her  claim  to  San Mini bay and .will demand from China.,-  the  concession   of  a  strip  of   territory  north of San Ainu. ". '  J. C. AIcLellan, clerk in the government  office, returned yesterday morning from  Goat River district, where he was on official business. He says that tlie twenty-  five mile government trail up Goat river,  starting at Kitchener, is completed for a  distance of twenty-one miles, and a force  of men are rushing it to completion. The  je'bi'-bil' is^penlli^,ii^'^^ii_-?iigj-:^li4'fe?^_i' 'itiifek;-  ^there:"- ti/ -'gop^dS, iinivi'iy;. pii^si-iectOrsjfin^the;  5^^pr|^l$^Mes^ -kfeyMdnM" &.��!<:  :^e^siiieiit,Avo\Ovlonffehi^  ,fy - ���. ^..��^.y.;VL^p fl..fln,y,^p.: Zpi, -y - - ,p^,. ��� _  "'"���fSp^.fig,- ��i;   f|  " " "''?���,>��� ���.."���yyy��",v.)i,-  .few;days,i;.at? 1% cents,  yjr., ^0aiifb%ell'. Lsuii. the fS'BpJeau-^li^b'us^  ^iigs%cp.*.riie;c|St w,i't}M*^^  ���ifc-*c"jv .aiiB-yi'Qtfoii-^jnissiou'iu  :o;f the iuiiie inanagers'* cpnibine:"-    * 8.   ":  "V^ll^tji^.yriac|iin'ei*y-"|or��� ^.h��] K^|oir" SariiJ"  ^111*1^ W'pr|cf l|.V^^t:'^  il^'ilil i?api"ill"y�� ia$:tliiledV'" ^SiitrSSlfg". have:  bQeuinMefbf'hxdtieiexxb- ore to .iain- the;  ,��ampltef for six qr'.eiglit nioiXths, aiid ac-  ; thfe operations shoitld eoiiiliieiice in tgn  clay.s q�� a'fofctnfght.  A carload of pipe was deceived yester-  dtvy at tlife GriraJite m'iljj lou tlie construe-  tion of whitsh, 25 hxen are einployed.  Bruce White returned last niglit and  opened the tenders for the construction  of the wagon road up liokanee ev&ek to,  the Molly Gibson mitte. W. H. Hawley  had, the lowest tender and was awarded  MORE  CHARGES   OF  BOODLINC  Against Yukon Officials.  The Canadian officials at Dawson City  have been accused of crookedness by numerous returning Klondikers, and the  matter has been taken up-in the Dominion house by sir Charles Hibbert Tupper.'  These charges haA'e had numerous substantiations of late, and the following  from the Colonist adds another specific  accusation:  The steamer City of Seattle passed  down to Seattle early on Sunday morning, having on board a big crowd of excursionists and also a number of passengers from Dawson and Atlin. Among  the arrivals from DaAvson were W. J.  AIcAlpiue, II. D. Gordon," A. Lobley and  S. B. AIcNeill and Avife, all of this city.  Air. McAlpine has been in the Klondike  for seA'eral years, being interested in No.  12 Eldorado, besides representing a wealthy syndicate. He brings the information that up to the time he left DaAvson  the Dominion goA'ernment had collected  royalty on gold A'alued at Jj>21,800,000. so  that unless the mine-OAvners of Dawson  are scrupulously honest, the output of  that district must have been at the A'ery  least $30,900,000. .  George Stuart, of Aylmer, oue of the  party taken iu by Ian Alorrison, of Victoria, also returned from Dawson by the  City of Seattle. Air. Stuart said the  party Avas much scattered; some Avere  doing Avell- others not. Several of the  party bought a claim for $1400, out of  which they got but $_00, it having being  salted. Air. Stuart asserts that there is  crookedness still among the Canadian  officials. Ou being asked for a specific  instance, he said that a AA'idow heard of  a .claim almost time expired, and told  another Avoman that she Avas going to  stake it the '.minute it ran out. The  Avoman told a male friend, and the male  friend rushed to the recorder's "office and  asked the clerk if he .would'take a third  interest in a,claim to record it a day before the time expired on it. The clerk  accepted.. A man Avatching the AvidoAv's  iu%ei'esMi;";sa'i^  i      '���'['j     �� "d L|1_   "^      n   -��'   n      ^n?      '     n    fyfiLtv   iWn   _��� ���   ���      'n n     _     n     u g01^1 ��Dn'n   ���   .   D '*_ ���" un ^CJ    Sti   "      n  #I��?hii^t|n^  ".hO i\ri^:j)i'.ppdrgi��%o^  %}j&"&lj&i^Q$&f ������ct-SH-G^" .yy.]  Ih-. -ontraefi. The Avagon road Avill be  ten and a half miles long, aud tlie work  is to be Completed by October 1st.  A Valuable Brigand.  ROME* August %���Tlie campaign Avhieh  has resulted in the capture or killing of  eighty brigands withiu a few \vceks has  pi-adtically stamped out th_ ourse of Sardinia, but the worst of the brigaiid leaders, Aloni, arid.1 his band are still at largp.  Moni is a man of great ability, audacity  and cruelty. His baiid has killed thirty  one persons within the past eight years,  and tliere is now a reAvard of 20,000 lire  upon Iris head, but despite the fact that  the military forces of .Sardinia -are combined to run him down, he defies capture.  It was thought by tlie soldiers tliat they  had liiin and. his band Surroiuitled in a  forest, but a few days ago he mysteriously A'aiiished. Yesterday a manifesto  signed by Aloni Avas discovered next to a  church door near Sassar. The brigand  declared Avar upon his enemies, the gendarmes, police, military and others.  When, king Humbert A'isited Sardinia recently, Aloni addressed a letter to his  majesty asking for a safe conduct aud an  audience.   Baseball - Games Yesterday..  St. Louis 2, Boston 10.  St. Louis 1, Boston 5.  Worcester 12, Springfield 0.  Detroit 9, Grand Rapids (5.  Minneapolis 10, Kansas City 4.  Indianapolis 5, Buffalo 2.  Alilwaukee .7, St. Paul 0.  Are Getting Scared.  Cowks, August 2.���The remarkable  \'ictory . of the Aleteor over the Bona  proves-that she is the best racing yacht"  in England, and English .yachtsmen .are.  beginning to feel grave doubts as to the  chances of .the Shamrock. . .  ,_tn"'-n    n��.',��- "The -New "Spea,l_e_; ;   "/]."  4:%i*<^ifii-..^  Tihs ^^eeii^-^reetell. .>ilj'ah;itnopS|l'y $p- 'ti-i'e,  'Speltke'i'sh'ipsbf 1ih]"0 h��Q|iS(/ hi ^cp'nrufons td ',  ������ pll'tlie; vaeai\cy���9aus��d,D���J)y. thgrdeafeh, -of  1 'sif.,JunieS^3d]gar!' 'TJi^ ai)lJ&il'���l1'ii'ei.i��t��.i-;1in-  4'oil;b��ted]y<a,i>eAV';ard for4oii;g,"|Vi^l;fai-thfi.l  party isel'vlcesi. says the Rossland Aliii&i'-,  Avhose editor is au "old acquaiutanci*; of  the speaker;, ,but it is, liOvse, the less ail] ss*  c4lsh,t Oiie. 'Mu.' fiiiinih '$ farmer =b;y  toeQUpatiOii A\?hp��has had .a lengthy poli-  l ileal"ifnAning^ and has been noted; for his  prat'ticaT comijioii S��mse aUtft general fairness  in  disclis-ion.    His-reputation  fpr  ; political: integrity .is aii U-sijftanfce to the  .opposition that he AVill clisehavge the duties  of  his  ofiice A\'.itii,iuipartia.lity, aiitl  ', that his pplitjcal .partisanship will sluiii-  ber  till^ lie  refcuriis  to the ranks in the  ^llmrs^r^t^liairbeeh too  lee*. iaAV'yei's to fill  eoninioi-is, and   -_r  tojjsail and .small jib topsail. Fortunately the hands escaped injury. Air.  Tselin and mate Allen had the closest call  of all. The discipline was excellent, not  a man leaving his place until captain  Barr gave order's to clear a.way the  wreckage.  After looking the wreckage OA'er carefully, it was seen that the port spreader  liad broken upward by the strain of tho  topmast .shroud, causing the topmast to  break off.  CHASED FROM PILLAR TO POST  Yet Powder Magazines Must Be Built.'  The   case  against  the   Giant  Powder  Company Avas again adjourned yesterday  until Alonday irext.    The understanding  is that if the company in the meantime  fcikes  active  steps  to  comply Avith tlie  laAV   the   prosecution   Avi 11  be  dropped,  otherwise it Avill  share  the  fate  of" the.  Hamilton Powder Company.'    Neither of  the companies,. hoAveA'er,  haA'e any  intention   of. doing  otherAvise than  complying: Avith the law.    George C. Tuns tall,  agent for the Hamilton Powder Company,  Avas out all  yesterday morning  looking  for a suitable site, and eventually picked  upon a piece  of land about four miles  east of the,city and  near  the  Nelson &  Fort Sheppard railway track.     The new  site is more than two miles  beyond the  eastern limits of Bogustown,  so  eA'en if  in the future the city limits are extended  so as to include BogustoAvn there will' be  no fresh trouble in the matter.    The construction of a temporary Avoodeii magazine Avi 11'beg in today, and the explosives  Avill be moved into the new magazine in  about ten days.    The plot of ground near  Thomas   Alorley's   preemption,   on    the  north  side  of. the river,-.was" never intended  as  a permanent  location.-    The  Hamilton PoAvder Compauy owns- a few  acres there,  and  the  original  intention  Avas to temporarily'store  there  AA'hile a  new site was   found   and   a-,.permanent  magazine could be erected thereon. Property OAvners   in   the   A'icinity  objected,  hoAvever, and pointed out that the poAV-  INTRIGUING TO OUST THE SEMLIN  Government From Office.  Special to The Tribune.  Victoria, August 2.���The portfolio of  attorney-general  was  today   offered  to  Helmcken and refused.   It'aviis intimated  that in deference to the  knoAvn  conA'ict-  ions of Helmcken and his friends that the  goA'ci'iiment Avas prepared to modify its  policy with  respect to  Atlin  and other  things, but Helmcken still declined to take  the office.    An important desertion from  the  goA'erniueiit    party   is   announced.  Iliggins being asked tonight by  the Colonist if he was to receive the extra 'port-,  folio  provided   for in the estimates, authorized the statemen*- that he would not  accept airy portfolio iu  the present administration.    It is  believed  that  Henderson of Westminster had the refusal of  the attorney-generalship  but  was timid  about seeking re-election, as he  was  returned as an  independent  supporter of  Turner, but voted with the  Semlin   goA'ernment during the session of  the legislature.    The belief is groAving that  Semlin "will be .forced, to resign.        ���!!���  Vancouver sends out a circumstantial  story' that  Otttuva  is    intriguing .Avith;  Mclnnes  to-.remove  Semlin  and call on  Aulay   Alorrison   to   forin    a   ministry'  which would be composed  exclusively of ]:,  Liberals, but this story probably  has no  foundation in fact. .  Where Dreyfus Will be Tried;  London, August 2.���The Pall Mall Gazette says that the choice of the Salle de  la Revolution at Rennes as the place of  holding the Dreyfus court-martial is a  A'eritable calamity. The ceiling' of the  room is Ioav, being only 8A feet high, arid  nobodj' except the'members of the court  and the Avitnesses will be able to hear a  Avord. The journalists will be ranged in  sixteen rows behind the Avitnesses, and  owing to the execrable acoustics of the'  hall only those in.the first row or tAAr6  can follow the proceedings, making it  impossible to report the 'trial. There is  still time, says the Gazette, to change the  place of trial to the Lycee, Avhicli is close  to the' prison and handy in other re-?  spects, as being commodious and coni^  fortable, and it is lipped that the authorities .will listen to the prayer of the press  for this change. ,*  Disaffection in Jamaica.     v     ;    V  Kingston, Jamaica, August, 2.���-Popular resentment against the imperial loau;  is increasing and  finding significant. ex-:2  "eustomary to se-  tliis position in the  Bain's  selection  Avill  giA'e even more satisfaction because of liis  entire urraecjuaiutance with that profession. He fe one of the class known as  Scotch Grits, and lirst entered parliament  hi 1H72 as member for North Went worth,  which riding he represented continuously  till iSDOj when it was dissolved under tlie  act of 1892. Since 1890 he has represented South Wentworth. " '*"*  Accident to the Columbia.  KFiWi'Oh'f, llhothi Island, August 2.���A.  most un fortunate accident to the Coluuf-  bia today .marred; the pleasure of what  promis-di to be a thorough test of .speed  between that boat and tlie .Defender in.a'  nice topsail breeze, and-late this afternoon the new boat .was towed up to her  builder's works at Bristol, a total wreck  above decks. Her new steel inaiirmast  was bent double just about half Avay between tlie deck and masthead, and all  that remained of her magnificent spread  of canvas and specially made rigging was  piled up in a heap about the stump of the  mast. Practically all tliat remained was  the steel boom and the gxlis and tlie  bowsprit, and even tlie gaffs were damaged a trifle. The dismasting of the  Columbia occurred less than an hour  after the new and the old cup defenders  started on their beat to a flag boat oil'  the north end of Block Island, when the  two contestants had covered about half  the distance.  The Columbia was leading at the time  and Avas steadily draAvhig away from her  rival. The new boat had tlie weather  position and was fairly tearing through  the water, when tliere was a sound of  breaking spars' aloft and ' in an instant  the topmast-went crushing .down to lee-,  ward carrying with it the.fiiie .new club'  q T\\%���ba^ftpi'3ts.iiiA sii��geasipi')^ ar& snpfa,  thhh -any-ayerago'jnavi -{titvsttliftL '��� "Ihyh-,  feinvi^���pf:^i|i- -^RLBi#if^^6'i^ref -tivo,  tliis "iv.&M:*%id" "HOW I'ij^-fhiti-s."ai-e "being  perfpriu-d'-.b.y a. leSs^ljirain^-injui.  : ^der-ittauV fUhpnipUpn *a$H!,��ikpre.^lgon  ojT^hd^fP^MiSl-^M^^'^? Ctvrt%(^;  ! dl-trietv^'ii'ftre lie �� Willi J-e��lo,catatlVliefp-''  ���.iw   ,-pi:; ,.: ";v ".: .. -y.y.yyy.yi  Aiiiiox..   ,s y "��� j,f. m��    ���"     f     ��� z���     ��� t   ,���;,,,;        ,:  Al %^|-illvi^-. Billy. Wlt-d, "j|udTfGeoi|^e  ; Smith, ilxree "oil ithe"inost e.^jiei't :a;inate'n.i;  f3shQi'Bie���n��� iji -Nylsons niadiP  Ii il e- catches  .d'OAvn *pn t|ie fw^v at"'^'ieMiu^iify.:ei,o'gisu,rg:  yesterday. ]        ., ^ ..:-,     ��� -.' ���  Airs. JtijiieS LaWreiiee and  family i,��e-  tiiriied yesterdiiy fi*o��i a. Week's outing at i  Balfour.  Returned, TrCtondikJii's say tlrat ^laek  Walsh, well knoAyn tlirojighout liootenay  sinefe the Garl"y days,, was in I)awson last  winter A*"orkihg, for day's Wage*  A fa.eATOll banquet Was given to & Q.  "Sinyth, 'manager of-Hie local C. P. R.  telcgrapli offiee, by the Ypui>.g Canadian  Club last night in honor of liis departure  to Moiiti'eaJ, AVhither lie goes to seek a  bride. A inost enjoyable evening A\'as  spent, and after the bain��� net wis over  Air-. Smyth-was'presented, with a silver-  nioriiited cane, suitably dng.ruvod, liy D.  \Y. Ruthei'f'oi'd nn behalf of the members  of the club- Tlie present was aceoinpaii-  ictl by aii a^ddress read by S...).. ATcC'-,vmoii,  In about six weeks' time Aii'. and Airs,  Smyth are expected buck in .Xelson,  wltem tliey Will make their future home.  ;4^\ibrlx^yii)]f^i^  u*fespp;ri^tb#t-^"lfi^pnt*%iaiiiig^  b|rttol>gift; ^ftii^toJtti?|r^ts;^��l-tS^;-^**!::'*;'s!  Wi  ���I|eur���eatxx;|^unec"e^s6r^  Wo iri* KBin4A*Q^,^juj.r^t, 'Sl^atesjjacpf^i  vi ceb\lVo.nVSaiito J;^  cpiitoriirarit'e A%th��t.I.ie:'Cpiistittiti|j|i-|:^  ;I>mi,i'niean re.pii'i&lie), ^llieli.-^irp^icles -'.t'liafe: y  .In theeveivteof tn��4^^..^^..^|^^  dent    the      v,ic'4-pristd!P!_bb ��� ��|fiil2-^^be|;'n"���'^  empowered     to, ��� n;^|c^iiBe;   t^9����yMn'^'i'^.}y.'.  tions   .of    the    c-i,ief"\rtnigfe^^^  ling, the  reiinvind-m-' of tlie "piWd'tenW!:-''^'  term.   ��� General Wcnc-Oslaa Figure- t.Pok��*:^";  the (iiitli of oirice bpfore the eoug,r6ls*,f "^ i  _t n f h\va��H'n ves tecHvftlrf ijl li*ioAVersr  term will expire February 27th, 1,003'. lie  lias given moat strict orders, jt is nud'<ir-  stood, to the governors of all the depart?  merits of the republic.  Victoria News.  Vic'Toiua,, B. C, August 2.���The ratepayers today adopted the bylaw authorizing a fifty-year Iwtse of the JaiiHJs Bay  iiiiulflats to an l_ngiish syndicate organized by Henry Croft of" this city. Tlie  syndicate proposes to convert the flats  into pleasure grounds and an athletic  park, and, in return foi' the lease, will  place a, substantial bridge across. James  Bay. On one side of the bridge, which  will be 200 yards long, they will erect  kiosks for mercantile purposes, and these  will be tlie main source of-revenue.  Revenue, Canadian and Australian  steamers will not in future call at the  Fiji islands as they have done for several  years in consideration of the mails and  the subsidy for that purpose.  Refused Scab Wages.  Vaxcouvkk, August 2.-One hundred  and thirty miners at tlie Van Anda mine.  Texada Island, are on strike, the management having reduced tlieir. pay from  $'}.;"50 to $;i for eight*hoiir.s work ou August first. .Manager 'Treat, says there is  enough ore on the 'dump to. keep the  smelter going for three and ahull'-'months  at'least. He decidetFtheinieh Avere not  worth the full $3.50 and so cut the Avage.  dining  "���   The  this  Giving up a Conquest.  I/iMKi.v, August 2,���The "Pall Mall Ga-  v,vMe this afternoon, say.1 it l-ai'ivs tliat  G'reati Britain is about surrender toOliiui"-  the town of SalivCh ting, which was Q-ei|,-  pied by lhe��� British on Alay 10th,  the Iv o w- Won -Loir dis (;'u-r! jauc'e  paper iiienl,toned asks tglm- veanon for  retrogresdoii, whieli jt says will only  serve.to damage British prestige.  JiilMo Papers Ausfry.  BKiti,i.s*. August 2.--A dfepatch to the*  Cologne Gazette from Apiiij Calls the  nomination of Mr. Osborne an unpardonable and unjustifiable abaudoniiient of  'Germany's interests, fn deference to the  Anglo-American feeling, the Berlin newspapers, however, express themselves as  generally satisfied.  Big Salvage Dues. .  L'i.vdon. August 2.���The admiralty has  awarded ��620'.. for eight tugs and five  other vessels for towing oif the French  .steainer Admiral Aube, which Wont  ashore and sank in the quicksand near  Harwich in January last while bound  from Hamburg for Santa Rosa, Lower'  California.  in  a  Bogging Camp.  August   2.���News  Tragedy  Van(*oi;vki{,    August   2.���News   Avas  brought down on   tlie  Cutch   of  a  man  being killed at McCormick's logging catnp  up tlie coast.  A B.ic_. Cargo.  Svuni-Y, August 2.���The steamer  Al-  meda,   captain   von   Ofctendori.,  AVkicli  sailed from this port today for Sim Francisco, liad on boai'd ��250,000 iu gold. THE TRIBUNE:  KELSON, B.C., THURSDAY,   AUGUST 'S,  1S09.  ^ lS.- ^ is****; ^g _B ^B:  >a^*^##:��#��^  We have only a few dozen wrappers left,  but still  have the sizes well assorted, and the patterns���well  ^ they are positively the prettiest we have ever had.  $.  Prices from 95 cents to $2.50, a straight cut of 20  # per cent on former prices.   See them.  MARTIN  O'REILLY & CO.  " Air. Alartin would beat them so badly  " that neither of them would know their  " names after election day. Will they  " accept Air. Martin's challenge and take  " chances? He, like a knight of old, has  " thrown down the gauge: but it Avill  " neA'er be taken up. Cotton fears the  " popular vote, and Tisdall���well, he is  " satisfied as tilings go."  A urci'ORT from Victoria goes to show  that D. AV. Iliggins has flopped back to  Avhere he belongs; that II. Dallas Helnic-  ken has been olfered and refused the  attorney-generalship; that Alexander  Henderson is timid about accepting the  same ollice, fearing defeat on seeking the  endorsement of his constituents; that  Aiilay Alorrison is .intriguing for a call  from Aid lines to form a government on  the dismissal of Semlin. All of which  is given for Avhat it is worth.  ���*g;g;sg;^S  ;^^"*a?.<-r"-sr  BANK  OF  B. C.  BUILDING,  NELSON.  m.  TEEMS   C_5-S___  NELSON HARDWARE CO.  Baker Street, Nelson. .  ��te tribune.  TUIlt Edition ........  Weekly Edition   .... First Ykak, No. ISO  .. Seventh Ykab, No. 3S  The ex-chairman of the finance committee (alderman Beer) and the chief of  the fire brigade are both in faA'or of purchasing a chemical fire engine and installing a fire alarm system, Avhieh means  that they Avant the city to expend $5000  for something that can be dispensed with  for, .(.time-   .Tlhejjiireliase' of a -bx'heuiipal  Vy/C t:  m%yy  ���y-yy��  :���&,;$$���",���  Sbj'L.'t  '0$^p$$i' 'j^m02 m^mik^lt^^pelh  ���_Kv  ks  1'^ _nQH ^m  ��*������*�� &  ;.','���W-iVnjS  :ifi".?";%_  zili^As^pJ^  p!lD^j.^6t^ n peer-" "Svah0\ a  =��� ^f8niE_$vx>& SpDj^|ifjg!ii'|prf;iT |ums^n;tl ie t  Sri',;L::*X^^ ���*���  not be iDushed this session, of course.  Who ever heard of any railAA'ay. legislation being pushed unless it. ��� was" in the  interest of some'railway. The Laurier  .goA'ernment is iu no Avay different from  its predecessor, Avhen it comes to legislation affecting the big raihvay companies.  Tin. Victoria Globe, the organ of the  disgruntled Grit subsidy-hunters of Victoria, is still harping on the political  " crisis.'' The Globe doesn't knoAV Avhen  to-take a tumble." I tis as big a- fool./as  the Nelson j\liner-   ,"!-_     '.'----.-"-   -"  According to the expressed opinions  of the managers of the Colorado smelters,  the board of arbitration of that state is  made up of men who are seeking to drive  capital from the state. The trouble with  the managers of the Colorado smelters is  that they are managed by men avIio take  their orders from men in New York city,  avIio imagine that capitalists should have  a free hand; that all other interests  sliould be made surservient to theirs.  gliJfifgrW  fii^VJT^ a--pnsld.era;b^lc  t;*ifl|iU^ .itrat tlie ii}ii^|stel' of  ���X^Ii^^ a  'tA^illlt^'"^^^1^^'1 tb^ain'-n-d^tk^"^*^'^'  '*���" sfA'Ct^o^lliJ-ite}^^^^ like: i tlie* .Gpradiian  C"*fJ?fliciS('Gi," .-.��j-6M3 not destroy estabjislxed  rJ*J*fc%|nsj Ske Jloyi- and Grand Forks in  ^:fth^s.i>i,Ovin(5e, by j'eftising to :giv:e them,  C��-Ration  fa-ilities.     The 'bill  was iiitro-  *dft<!ec- this1 We-k������ the lioiise is to be prorogue- Monday���-and sir Charles Tup-  per opposed  its  consideration.    It, will  &  Headquarters for  FIRST-CLASS BUILDING MATERIA!,  , TiiM -Province of "Vancouvpr is now an  open opponent ol' the Semlin government,  tind says": "Hon. Joseph Alartin, for ho is  " still an honorable, makes a fair proposi-  '.' tion. He is willing to.test liis strength  " in this constituency against either the  " Hon. F. L. Carter-Cotton or C. K Tis-  " chill," ALP. P., or both. In our ���judgment  THOMSON'S  FISHING TACKLE  CASTS  REELS  LINES  FLIES  AL1-XANDKR IlRNPI-RSON, AL P. P., of  New Westminster, has been offered and  has accepted the portfolio recently resigned by Josepli Alartin, Al. P. P., of  VancoiiA'er. Air. Semlin has acted wisely  in selecting an attorney-general from the  membership of the house supporting his  government.' A political party should  always stand by its friends.  The board of trade convention at Rossland Avill be merely a meeting of mine  managers and real estate brokers, judging by the personnel of the 'delegates  selected. It will be a conclave of disappointed politicians of the Turnerite persuasion.    Tins Turner crowd spent over $100,000  at the last general election. Is it any  Avonder that the "push" arc clamoring  for a neAV election? The grass is getting  pretty short for.some of them.      =  '    ,-   \  y; - .y "      -. Covert Enemies.  ' -   ��� - ; *  '"Dorothy has quit making- nic"uncomfortable by telling, me- myhat wasn't. 911  straight." "."-.��� "-=���..      '-,---        -'"-'-  '���    "What stopped, her?"'' _\  "Every time she- did it I" told her she  had too much ..powder 011 heV nose."  BRt~  COMPANY.  rs  ������--��� '��?r. ��r- <-_r- ��^��_? b?��-? <*��?��� fe? ^- *55 �����_?��� ���*-?��� sf. ��s? *T5? fc?'^?:^-?Ss?!5r;%E^<i  BARGAINS  WE ARE GOING OUT OF THE  BOOT AND SHOE BUSINESS  *BOOTS*  AND  $  ^V  OES  >  w  I���I  O  O  S  m  ��  MEN'S SLIPPERS  THE ABOVE GOODS AT COST  ���%.  V^  m  Irvine & Co  VICTORIA'   BLOCK,', _3_-w-_^__12-V   STEEET,' K*BLSON,*B. O-  M'  SPEGIiL ATTESTM  I rave just riicbivcd a coiisignniciit o_-IJiutI.s home  made tweedss. from' Talbot UiirriK, Scotland.  FEED J. SQUIRE, Baker St, Nelson  Tho f^pptily Irt limit'id. po-rcill early and cxaminQ tliLs stock.  Do You Want One?  LANDING NETS  IN FACT 33VERYT-IING IN ALL GRADES  io stm irv-EEYBOiyy,  The Pipices Are Right Tdo.  fioison Stationepy Co., LM  -STEJC-SOisr,   b. c  \Vo nirtke a speclnlty of  Shjplap aqd Double Dressed Material  Good Dry Rustic and Flooring  Shingles aqd Lath Kept in Stock  Office and yard near C.P.K. depot,   B. G. BJSKR, Agent.  HOT  INCORPORATED 1670.  Bo you know What is\tfae best  ]=^cooM^g^dMnk^y^-u^cd^^gieL  for, wditm weather?  Lime Juice  know which is the  best brand?  Tf ynii'wsint a tiljli^h perfect liltiiij; miit,'mudcof the  liCKt.c-Iuili ever impoitiMl to Nelson, leave, your order  with me.  Six hundred dollars worth of new goods now wailing your inspection.   I guarantee "yiUsfaclion or'no .-"ale;  SUITS $25  N-lnon's up-io-dato Tailor, nexl Koolonny Coffee Co.  J. R. WFJAY  FOR SALE  BUS1NKSS AND -KESIDKNTIAIj  l'ROPJCHTY  in  HavinK leascil the bnsineHs of Ilie KcUon soda waler  3 trade with all.kinds  Kamily orderH ��ol;ci-  factory. 1 am prepared to supply the trade with all.kinds  of carbonated and aerated water.-  "  ted.   Prompt delivery.'  Factory on  Hoover Hirer;!  N. M. CUMMINS  5 gallons Boot Beer . .  2 gallons Lemonade . . 25c  Effervescing Health Salt 250  Broirbo Seidlitz .... 25c  Bromo Seltzer .... 25c  Lime Fruit Juice, pts . 50c  Lime Fruit Juice, guts . $1  Abbey's and Eno's Fruit Salt  The Genuine Montserrat  GET THE BEST  ose ��  No use asMng you who keeps  it, you all know who keeps  only the best.  Hudson's Bay Stores  Sold in pints, quarts, or by  the gallon.  =.AVe>hav.e^a=-iie^a.sSprf_iie!it=o��=v,'aoleris^always=  ori hand.   _o-ds inade _p at thp shortest possible holiciv  As every thing is, kept and made  on the preinisetj, satlsMccion is assured.  BAKER .STREET WEST, NELSON  30 by   120, .Baker street, between 'Josephine" anci  Ward streets -. '.. ,��S0OO  50 by 120, Haker street, between-Josephine ar.d Hall  -streets, corner ." , ,,   2o by 120 with improvements,.south side ,of Vernon  street  5000  50 by 120 wilh improvements, soulh side of Vernon .  Street ,  cooo  2}lols wilhcottagor-iitedatSlopormonlh, Victoria  btreot  SjOO  1 lot with cottage rented at **!15 por mouth", Victoria  street  2500  2 lots with cotlngc rented al ��20 per month, Ptanloy  hlreel .,..; -3000  Alois in block-111), all cleared and fenced in  2500  AGENTS FOR  J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  FOR   SALE  10-ltoom  House, centrally located, $2S00.  G-.Koonr Cotiugo and 2  Lots on Cai-bonate "  -li-eet, $1 ;I00," easy lenns.    ' *.-_"���-'_  5-lioom   House on   Stanley sfcrcct, $��5100.  J. L VANSTONE,      R. H. WILLIAMS,  -lines and Mining Stocks Customs llrdker  UPJAL .KSTATE AND OBNKRAL AGKNTS  Heal Estato and General Agopts, Baker St., Nelson  ay  s  West Baker Street.      Telephone 13,  Canada Drug and Book Oo.,  31.I_Wtia?__3I>  . Cornor'of Baker-and Stanley Streets, Nelson  f. Cars Early Breakfast Brand JCftgs  1 Car Surft & Co.'s Honn, Bacon  and liard.  1 Car finest Creamery Butter in Mid  2S1I>, and ."Hillt boxes and ,llli,Slb, ami  Sll> tins.  2 Cars of new Polatoerf.  Wholesale Only.   Write or Wire for Prices  PARRONS PRODUCE GO.  Nelson, U. C.  Jf you want a natty, stylish suit- of clothes tor  Spring aiid gunimo:-, I liavd ovOi- 500 dilrer-  ent patUjruiS Of Scotch aiid J^nfelish Iw'CcdKi  Vhieh I VH'I make lo your order at, tlje low  price of .,...   .,��...',. t, ��� .?25  I'lack veiietiaiis make a nice suit fojrSum-  'riiyr *cur at , ,��,.. .���. ���$21:  Black Sorgo suits i)\ sack or morning Coat. .821  A heavy Scotch  tweed,  nice patterns for  business suit $18  Tro-K<Srj< at equally low prices. Fit and finish  ho butler in Canada, l^adies* fine 'tailoring a  Hpociiilly,   Olemcnt block, Bakor stroOU  Sieveqs, Tl|e  SfSTYLISIIILLIMBY  and Fancy Dress Goods  Blouses and jDress Skirts  CAXL ON  Mrs.    E. .McLaughlin  c. JOSKPHINK STKEKT. NEIjSON  HAIfi GOODS AND HAIB ORIAIENTS  Switches from $2 up.  MRS. J. W. KK-YltNEYhas opened aLadies Hair Dress  ing I'jrlor in room 1, Victoria block, Kelson, and is pro-  pared to fu nisli everything in the way of hair yoods  and hair tonics."  Treatment of the scalp a specialty.  $T)rtn  I  Bnker Sti'eot near Josephine Street, 30 by  ffc.T cnn I W��n'o Ail'liiioii. neat cottage; line Kafdcn,  i Juu | lawn, shade trees, water pipe to grounds,  lot (ill by 120, also 15 by 120 to rpiir tjtreet.  $350  T.  JjutitricrStJ'dcl, choice coi-ncr lot t(XS !>���)��� 1:20  AtM'Ly TO OWNl-ia  Mes A. Waterman & Co.  CUSTOMS BROKERS  AUCTIONEERS  anfMEMiA(JE]-K  r Street, Nelson  FIRST DOOR WKST BANK B. C. BUILDING.  _3_<_.___:-_3R srEORO-iEae  (hx-Shcriir Of South Kootenay)  GENERAL AUCTIONEER  Cash advanced 011 consignments of merchandise.  I'ostoJIlco Box 572 Nelson, B. C.  ��n��0 will purchase a choice residence corner, 100 by 120  feet.  S-1U> will purchase a central lot and residence.  ��100 will  purchase two nice lots and shanty, Jtobson  street. Hume addition.  S3000 will purohaso four nice lots and residence,  10,000 Pooled Fairmont _ cents.  Blackcock (Ymir) shares 20 cents.  6000 Utiea at li cents.  ALEX STEWART  Turner & Bocckh block, Nelson, B. C.  SQUIRE'S   RANCH   FOR   SALE  I wo lots with tw;o-story house on lAliino-  blreet, nt'ii- Josephine .,.��..,.���. .i- ,., SISOO  /l ernia:   ��1200 eosili, balance on nidftgagi).  fa.ixty-aci-e rnjjc]j��� iliiiq miles from city oil lake  oSl.io.i'CV. ���,... e. ,  S10001  One-luilf cash, balance oiFiii ori gage."'  tyl ^��i1"' CQii'lffionSaro thecheapesf and Dost  pfici-d.   \qu C{U) repay at Buy tiino without  -__<3-__!-Sr'_-S   E'O-S,  -onus.  BritiSili Cplumbiii Perninneilt Savings,S Loan QoiiTriany.  Olobo faavings & J^oCn CoT, Toronto.  x_sr��3XT_=j-___sro__j  PIre, Life, Acoldpnti and Siekness.  GAMBLE &0'eEILbY,A��ts  Bilker Street West. Nolson, B. C.  GENERAL  BROKER.  Contaiiiing 120 acres of land within one and a  quarter miles of Nelson.   For further  particulars apply to  FRED   J.   SQUIRE,    Nelson,   B.   C.  FOB ZR-ElsTT  FIRE, LIFE, ACPJDENT AND SICKNESS  i3srs"dr3a____si are  BEAL ESTATE AND LOANS.  TO LET���Several houses of different sizes.  FOR SALE���Real estate in all parts of the City.  L Pogue  ROOMS AND OFFICES  AP 1"-Y  J. LAING STOCKS, Secretary  At ollice of the Duncan Minos, Limited., Clement &  Hillyer Block.  irANUFACTtJHKK OF  HEAVY TEAM HARNESS  EXPRESS HARNESS, PACK HARNESS  SADDLES, WHIPS, ETC.  *w-.__.:r:d    s'Tie.e:----*',    3srB-_.so_sr  PROFESSIONAL   CARDS.  THWART & OAIllUJil���Arohiteets. Rooms 7 and 8 Ab-  ���*-*   crdeen block, Baker street, Nelson.  *tp B. HARPER, nnisieal director, lender Nelson Or-  ���*��� ' chestra. M usieians furnished for all occasions ou  short notice.   Telephone G2. THE  TRIBUNE: NELSON B. 0., THURSDAY,  AUGUST  3.   1899.  3  JankofIontreal  Capital,  Rest,  all paid  up,  $12,000,000  0,000,000  LORD STRATHCONA AND   MT   JtOYAL, President  I Ion. G EO. A. DRUMMOND Vice-President  E   S. CLOUSTON Goneral Manager  _sr__!__.so_sr _3_=i A-tstoec  N*. W. Cor. Baker and Stanley Streets.  THE BANK OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA  NELSON       IIUANOHKS IN  LONDON   (Bngrland),   NEW  YOHK  and In tho principal c;iLi.-- In  CHICAGO  ('���niacin.  Huy and sell Sterling  Exchange  -_n��l Cable Transf.-  OltANT CO.MMKHCIAI, ANI> TKA > KI.I.KIC-' CltlCDI'l'S,  available in any part of Miu world.  DRAFTS ISSUKD    COI.-KCTillNS   -AUK; KTC.  SAVINGS BANK BRANCH.  CURRENT RATE OF INTEREST PAID  SECRET   RAILWAY   REBATES.  Toronto Globe.  There is little moral doubt but that  our two trunk line railways/ in spite of  the action of the railway committee, of  the privy council, are still discriminating  in favor of the Standard Oil Company.  It is being elt'ected by means of secret rebates���an old weapon of the trust. Wc  have before us two freight bills of the  Canadian Pacific railway of consignments  of oil from Montreal to Quebec, in which  there is the regular column.for the rate,  but no rate appears thereon, and this, we  understand, is now the customary practice of the railway. The shipper, namely,  the.'Standard Oil Company, pays the  freight, so that no one knows what is  paid except the company and the railway. All that is known is that no independent company can pay the freight  nites which are imposed on them and  meet tlie prices of tire Standard Company along the lines of the two great  railways. Tlrat the rebate .must be considerable is shown by the fact that the  company has been able to materially increase the prices of benzine, gasoline and  illuminating oil, and yet hold the market  against all comers.  It. is difficult to conceive of any action  of .which the railways could be guilty  which is more.against the'public interest  and so completely subversive of the tacit  understanding on -which all railways are  built.* Railway corporations exhibit the  greatest unwillingness to recognise fche  real relations between them arid the public. They conveniently forget that not a  mile of track carr be laid without public  consent, aiid when that consent is obtained ib is ou bhe express condition that the  road shall treat everybody alike. It is a  common highway in every,real sense of  the phrase, and the greatest treason fco  the'public interest of which it can be  guilty is to favor one man's business to  the detriineht of another's. This is the  charge made against our .trunk lines by  the independent oil .dealers, and a number of facts support fche allegation. The  rale per hundred pounds on oil from  Windsor to Montreal was never higher  than 29^ cents. Suddenly, on the advent of the Standard Oil Company to  Canada, the rate was raised to 50i  cents. What was the reason for such a  monstrous and uuealled-for increase?  Tlrat is .something tlrat the public have a  right to know, and it has a right to know  whether the Standard company receives  a rebate that makes ifcs rates the old  fate, Avhile its coinp_-ifcor- have to .pay  -OLeents���  6f one thing the rtvilways and the company may he sure. The governiuenb endeavored to Undo the iiijustiee by the recent order of the railway committee forbidding discriminating rates, and it will  Hob be balked in its purpose by secret  understandings. |b would toe a confession off impoteir.e on the part Of the state  tliat We are not inelhred to make without  Is n,ow prepared to issue Drafts and Letters  of Credit on Skaguay, U. S., Atlin,, B. C, and  Dawson City, Yuk,on. District.  a struggle that will, we feel sure, end in  the cnmplelo triumph of the public. It  should be the dirty of every man who has  any knowledge of the facts to communicate them to the minister of railways.  DEATH   OF   THE   "HERD   LADDIE."  Glasgow Herald.  The sad event took place in Glasgow orr  Wednesday morning, lie was attacked  by influenza, and, complications ensuing,  he passed quietly to his rest shortly after  nine o'clock. Wyllie's name was known  throughout the English speaking world.  His was the most outstanding'personality in the realm of draughts. He had  been selected to represent Scotland in the  international match; and his regret was  keen when hc found himself unable to'do  battle for his native land. Although his  physical power's had been failing of late  his mental faculties were little dimmed,  and he was capable up, almost to the last  of playing a splendid game at his favorite  pastirtre.  Wyllie, who was in his eighty-first  year, was born in Edinburgh in 1818.  He began his career as a public draughts  player iu 1832, when a youth of fourteen.  At that elate Mr. Porteous, a Biggar  farmer and cattle dealer, introduced him  to the Edinburgh cracks as his "Herd  Laddie," a sobriquet that stuck to Wyllie  all his days, arrd unquestionably helped  to draw more pointedly the attention of  the public to his wonderful skill at the  "dombrod." In 1S3S he engaged in his  lirst contest with the celebrated player  aud author, Andrew 'Anderson of Braid-  wood, the first of a series of five matches  betAveen the pair. Their last match was  won by Anderson in 1847, and he shortly  afterwards retired from the championship,-: Iris mantle naturally falling to  Wyllie. In 184 _ the latter played aud  lost his first match with Martins, but he  won other two .subsequently, and so regained the championship. Wyllie has  twice visited ancl made long tours  through tho.United States and" Canada,  where his play Avas quite as successful as  in .this country," wifchthe exceptioii of his  last match witli that ^b_ight particular'  star, R. 10. Yates, who succeeded in defeating the veteran for the championship  of the world, but resigned it within a,  year to pursue his studios for the medical  profession. Wyllie has also visited Australia and New Zealand. In 1893 he was  defeated by Richard Jordan, now the  world's champion in a match "of twenty  games. In 1S04 he played a match of  ninety-four games with James Ferric for  the championship aud lost, the score be-  MISCELLANEOUS.  FOR SAIjE���Lots IS, 19 aiid 20, Block 31, corner Carbonate and Kootenay streets.   The residence ofex-  sherill* Robinson.   Price ��1000.  w  ANTED���A Rood shingle jointer at once.  G. 0. Buchanan's lumber ollice. Nelson.  Apply  w  ANTED���Good general servant.  Galliher & Wilson,  Apply al olllce of  30  F  Men at Ymir to work on roads and trails.   Wages  $2.50 and ��*2.7oa day.    Apply to John Lindblad.  Oil SAL12���AHO-guinca gnu, by Holland & Holland,  and a case ; also an 8-giiinca polo saddle, by Grate  of Uolgrave square, and one double bridle, ��125. Apply  at The Tribune olllce, Nelson.  ijiOCND���Sum  of money on tlie strcot.   Owner can  ^==havosau'io by^pi,ovirg-o'.v-nei'ship=avid=piiyiii(j-cds6Ii;  Of advertisement,   Apply at T_oiTribune oflleo, Nelson  o7__ii_j-__?*_a:o_srE!  i3e  During the, season wo will deliver ice at private residences  ancl business, houses daily in aiiy  desired qimi'tity at C-sbhrable  priccsV  WILSON & HARSHAW  FUST TIME HERE  OF BEAUTIFULHORS-5 =_-=r=��� _=__������-_- &-���    -- -      .  AND GORGEOUS TRAPPINGS  (( V^VGRAND SIGHT.'iOl "���"'-V' WONDERFUL AMD JUST A-*. ADVERTISED.  CONGRESS OF NATIONS       ROSEVELT'S ROUGH RIDERS  NATIVE CUBAN BAND 63  HORSES  PERFORMED  BY ONE MAN  $1,000,000 STREET PARADE AT 10 O'CLOCK A. M.  TWO PERFORMANCES, COMMENCING AT 2 AND 8 P. M.  Nelson,    Monday,   August    7tH  Tickets on sale show day'at Kred Irvine & Co's dry goods store.  iirg���Ferrie ���__, Wyllie 0, drawn 09.  Wyllie's last match was a subscription  orre witil~Martrns, his old opponent; the  resrrlt being���Wyllie 10, Martins 1, drawn  28. It may be worth while repeating  that Wyllie had only a majority of tliree  wins over Martins in their championship  contests. The following are the figures :  Wyllie 22, Martins 19, drawn 300.  (From the Aberdeen Weekly Kron Press )  Draughts players a' owi _ earth's bit; ba'  Will hear wi' hearl-s o' loid  That death hath ca'd oor chief awa'���  That auld J coins AVyllie's deid.  Nae muir we'll see his pawky smile,  Nae mair oor plots he'll prod���  The master he o' ilka wile  O' Darnell's checkered brod.  His gonitis for the canny game  Was brocht beyond compare;  A hoosehold word has been his name ���> ���  l'"or fifty years and mair.  I'osilions e.ibineil, cribbed, involved  His genius soon saw1 thru', ���  And now the last dark problem's, solved:  lie's reached lhe crown-line noo.  The Glass of Fashion.  Parasols of the material like the gowir  are the correct thing to have.  Hats of black brussels net run with in-  finitesirnally'narrow tucks very close together are one variation of millinery, and  again you see hat brims lined'with tucked chilfou.  Dainty boleros of renaissance lace and  embroidered chilfou fastened at one side  'with a bow of velvet oi- silk ornament  many of the bodices of the foulard gowns.  FULL LINE OF  Feather boas irr black, white arrd gray  arc one of Lhe very active fads of fashion  in London, and tit least three boas are  considered a necessary additiorr to the  summer outfit.  Long, slender white wirrgs tire one of  the special features of millinery arrd are  especially pretty on white straw hats  trimmed with white tulle or chiffon and  a black velvet bow with a stunning  buckle.  HOTEL   AEEIVALS.  HUME.  P. Burns d? Co.  James Cullaghtm, Vancouver  0. Drysdale, Vancouver  ti. Math. Chicago  \V. II. Tennant, "Medicine  Hat  II. II. Ward, New York  J. C. Realty, San Francisco  PHAIR.  It. McUobcrts. Ymir  !;. Ilancyck, Spokane  Jt. McCuire, -lolly Gibson  mine  II. Roy, Kossland  I). L. Molloson, Toronto  11. \V. Ccrholt, Winnipeg  T. U. Irving. Vancouver  A. U*. Siegel, Spokane  A. Johnston, Spokane  11. Cl.'.aiiinan, Victoria  K. It. Whitehead, Winnipeg  C. Harris, Montreal  Dr. Hul.lor and  wife, Montreal  C. Clarin, Toronto  GRAND CENTRAL.  W. Ifanninglon. Salmo        I .1. Rourke, Salmo  T. Jlennett, Salmo G. L. Hremnor, Rossland  Tl. J-iin, Revel-toko J. II. Ui-inner, ltossland  11. J. I'o-.vell, Spokane |  QUEEN'S.  0. II. Hand, Sandon  (1. Hughes, Alamo  J. Lyon. Spokane  F.   It.   Robinson,   Granby,  P. Q.  W. II. Robinson and wife,  Granby, P. Q.  J. Cronin, Moyio  A. Seward, Revelstoke  WHO-KSA-E   AND   HE'-AIL  S. Jjovatt, Pilot, Hay  O. H. Burden. Pilot Ray  O. S. Mnllin, Kaslo  Mrs. Lambert, Slocan Junction  TREMONT.  Mrs. L. Giiortin, Calgary  J. R. Cameron, Spokane  N. Walls, Spokane  C. Gales, Sandon  R. Patton, Ro-island  A. Diamond, Ymir  J. Davidson, Rossland  IT. Stefl'cns, Goat Creek  H. Letikcr, Goat Creek  J. R. McPhersou, Doorman  mine  MADDEN. ,  M. Cummins, Silverton I J. Baxter, Slocan City  P. Cunningham, Northport P. Mullhcron, Sandon  J. Maloney, Northport    ���   I It. Jackson, Nakusp  The Treraont Hotel  Meat Merchants  Wholesale Markets at jfolson, Rossland, Sandon and Greenwood.  ' RETAIL  STORES AT  Nelson,  Trail,  Ymir, Kaslo, New Denver, Sandon, Silverton, Cascade  City,  Grand Forks,   Midway, Greenwood and Sirdar.  ISBRffJUSLm' Head Office, Nelson, B.C.  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Front Doors  Inside Doors  .Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast;'  Flooring  local and coast. :  Newel i?osts  Stair Rail ��  Mouldings  Shingles  '    :      Rough and.  Dressed Lumber  - -    ^   of all kinds.  If what ycxi want is not in stock we will make it for yon  ' CALL AND GET PRICES.  iV|AL0fJE & TREGILLUS  PROPRIETORS  Headquarters for liners and Prospectors  THE REST BRANDS OF  Liquors and Cigars  ALWAYS ON HAND  J. A. Sayward  HALL AND LAKE STREETS, NELSON  CHARLES HILLYER,      HARRY HOUSTON,  I-t-8I-KN_ .8-CK-TARY '  Nelson Saw & Planing Mills,  One of the best and most popular hotels in Nelson.  QUEEP HOTEL  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  Bake.* street, Nelson E. C. TRAVES, Manager  ORDERS BY MAIL RECEIVE CAREFUL AND PROMPT ATTENTION.  Large Consignment Received of  STRIPED CANVAS  !N ALL COLORS  Suitable for House Curtains and Awnings.    Orders filled Promptly.  THEO. MADSON  TENT AND AWNING MANUFACTURER, BAKER ST., NELSON  W. P. DICKSON  *_). H. H. APPLE W HAITI]  J. McPHBH  Kootenay Eleetrie Supply and Construction Co.  ELECTRIC SUPPLIES  Complete Electric Equipments for Electric Power Transmission and Lighting- for Mines Towns  i Electric Fixtures, Lamps,'Bells, Telephones, Annunciators. Etc. '    -i    '  P. O. Box 606. . ,       -,, v        Josephine Street. Nelson, B. O.  Heated with Hot Air and  Lighted by Electricity  __.I3VE-ia.-E_D.  MANU-V-C-UIl-RS OF AND  D-ALKKS IN'  Rough and Dressed Lumber  Mouldings  Doors and Sash  Fence Posts and Pickets  Office and Store Fittings  FACTORY WOIIK -O.VK TO OKI>KUt'   .aooit-A's: n   Large comfortable  bedrooms and   llt-t-class  dining  room.   Sample rooms for commercial men.  _S___T__3S   S2   _?__!_?_   _D___-_-  Mrs.  E. C.   CLARKE,  Prop.  Late of the Royal Hotel, Calgary,  Scroll Sawing  Band Sawing  Wardrobes and  General Joinery Work  it* stock  Glass of all Sizes and Kinds  Sawmill on Government wharf.  Factory and Oillcc, corner Hall atwot aud C.P.R. track  WILL 1)0 WELL TO  % 0. HUME* Manager.  The finest hotel in the interior.  Largo sample rooms:   Steam heat and electric light.  C-RNER OF WARD AND VEJiNQN STS,, 'NELSON  BAKKR AND WARD STREETS, NKLSON  AT  G. Q�� B]  A largo stock of ilrst-class dry material on hand, also  a full line of gash, doors, mouldings, turned work, etc.  FACTORY WORK A SPECIALTY  Yard:   Foot of Hendryx street, Nelson  Telephone, 91 JollI!   1^6,   AgBlit  Lime 70 Ceqts per 100 pounds.  Will deliver in ton lots  . Brick $12 per thousand.  At yard or on scows at government Wharf.  The West lvootenay Brick & Lime Co., Ltd.  .'Baker StrooU       T. G. PROCTOR, Manager .'  Tho only hotel ill Nelson that has remained under Ono  mnttagcfticiit since 1890.  Tho bod-i-ooiMS are well furnished  and   lighted by  olcctricit}',  Tho dining-room is hot second to any in Kootenay.  The bar is always stocked by the best domestic and  imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDKN. Proprietor.  Largo and well lighted Heated by hot ai  Reasonable rates Sample rooms  Klcctric bolls and light in every room  Renovated and refurnished throughout  HOTBiU  VICTORIA  J. T. PERKS, Proprietor  Froo bus meets all trains R ova loin Ira    R   fi  Hourly street car to station ntJVBIslUK-j H. U.  Night Grill Room in connection, for the convenience of  guests arriving and departing by night trains.  Big Schooner  Beer or Half  a.r\d Half ��� ��� . .  IO Cts.  Always Fresh  Always    Cool  THE BEST GLASS OF BEER IN NELSON IS  AT  THE  Club Hotel  Smoke...  ROYAL5 SEAL AND  KOOTENAY BELLE  CIGARS.   .   V  UNION   MADE  Kootenay Cigar Manfg. Co.  Nelson, RrltJsh Columbia.  H. P. Ashcroft  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  _CTo|'noi-��i.!ien-!*-id=  Stanley S-'fcqtS,  ErilrGlli?RAN^r^r  Wajfon repairing promptly attended to by a flrst-clas-  whuulwriKht                                                           i    i  ���     Spo-i.-i! attention given to all kinds of repairing and  _OU_WrtJUWorli-h-m outsido-points. ; r���������  ASK FOR  St. Alice Miiiepal Water  from the famous Har^  risoii Hot Springs. * . .  A COOL MEDICINAL BEVERAGE  VIOTOWfA  VANCOUVER  NJSLSON  lil.MW-e.  R. REISTERER & CO.  BKKWKIlS AND BOTTLKKS OK  Fine Lag'ep Beei%  Ale and Popter  Strictly flrst-class.  Hates, ��3 pw week and tip.  MRS. WALTER B. MUIR  SPOKANE.  tf-RNISHKI) ROOMS, SING LIS ANT) KN SUIT IC.  Hot and cold water, baths, electric light, elevator and  telephone. Housekeeping rooms. Thoroughly equipped  with exits and fire escapes, oth llloor Marlon block, corner Riverside and Stevens streets.  PaJace   Bakery  Hi'eart delivered lo any part of the oily.  Cakes, piislry, anil confectionery a specially.  CRAWFORD BROTHERS  Next.to Royal Hotel, Stanley Struct. Nelson- '  Prompt and regular  delivery to tho trade.  Brewery at Nelson.  3h.op:   Ijall Street, between Baker, aiid Vernon, Holgon  ~ w. list & HI  GENERAL f BAMSTERS t*  AGKNTS FOB  The Imperial Oil Go.   Standard Qif Co.  Washiqgion Brick aifd Lime Co, ** .  The H. W. -tcNiell Co., Ltd., Cahadift--Afiihra-  cite (Soar (Hard)        *���  "^  ^  Dealers if)  Vienna Restaurant  Baker street, between Josephine and  Hall streets, Nelson.  MEALS AT ALL HOURS, DAY OR NIGHT  BAKERY IS CONNECTION  FAMILY AND PASTi-Y COOKING A SPECIALTY  ONLY WHITE HELP EMPLOYED  IR-      _-rT-T_-l3---r,     PBOgBIETOB  KOOTENAY"lOFFETciii  NELSON, B. C.  COEEEK  ROASTERS   AND    DEALERS    IN   TEA  AND   COKEEE.  Ollcr fresh roasted colfca of best quality as follows:  Java and Arabian Madia, per pound 5   Id  Java and Mocha Ulund, II pout'ids  ���.  1 00  Fine Santos, 1 jiounds ".    1 00  Santos Hl-ind, f, pounds . ��� .......; 1 00  Onr Special lllcml, (i pouiiils  .1 00  Our Rio Roiust, (i pounds  ..... ...:....:.  1 00  . " A trial .order solicited!        "  Salesrooms 1 Doors  East  of   Oddfellows  BlocK.  West  Baker Stseet  Crow's Nest Pass -oal;||  PAYMENT -4UST ACPOMPANY   *  ALL ORDERS  Charles   St.   Barbe,   Agemt.  Nelson Iron Works  MANU- ACTOUEttS OK  ENGINES, BOI-.-3RS, SHAPTINa, IKON AND  BRASS CASTINGS OP *BV_JRY DBSO-UPTION  Repairs promptly attended to.       P. O. Box 173. *  LODGE   MEETINGS.  KNIGHT-  OE PYTHIAS-Nelson   Lodge,  No,  25,  Knight-of Pythias, meeta in I. O. O. F. HalljCorner  Baker and Kootenay streets, every Tuesday "evoiilrig at  8 o'clock.   Visiting Knights cordially invited to attend.  ..T. LILLIE, C.C. U.G. JOY, K. ot R. & 8.  NELSON LODG W, NO. 23, A. P. & A_ M. M&618  second Wednesday In oacb montti. - Solournlng  brethren invited.  NELSON L. O. L., No. iratt, moots In 1. O.O.K Ball,  corner llakor and Kootenay streets, 1st and 3rd  Friday ol each month.   Visiting bret-crn cordially invited.  JOHN TOYB,. W. M. F. J. RRADLKY, R. M. THE TRIBUNE:   NELSON,  B.C., THURSDAY, AUGUST y   1899.  Orders 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  W. F. T  L&CO.  Corner 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  "j ,. ^V >b-v yyy. >.��. ��n   -."Ssfyulfe ���'$��� Qi)..tl$irAtif).ra2 Blioe ��Qot, ^4-ihes, Hol-  "jrl-tl -VQ-., arid'.-tHei' Reading; mffcn-  ��*"��."��"'_"  .��"_-_jt_��_,��,  _G _&-"'28 WEST "BAKER"STREET, tJEfi'SCiN  _EX   ^^M^^3^S^M--^&.. Gt3-. i.   1  ���  -?-^-?^*^^^^a:-55!;s;^^--:ss*-i-S-i-?-i^ ^gi&&&��;&&%����^'%3ig$-  -      �� &  1 Jf .J11ST AMRIITBD  'as, :f) 'as -�����_^ ..,.,., -.* -..-. .---" - -���������  m  An Entire Gar of  m  ��  From G-eorge Oale & Bon  ��� ###>  A Large Shipment of  and Carts  Q  From The G-endron Mnfg. Co.  _i_ _k sSi $8_  Grove  Hotel  Beer Garden  NEAR FOBT SHEPPARD RAILWAY DEPOT  35TEX_SOIsr  THE   FINEST   PLEASURE   RESORT   IN   KOOTENAY  THE LOCAL NEWS OF THE TOWN  City Finances,  six months eiidin  For Liu:  the city   received and  lowing amounts :  liK-Kll'TS.  Kleclrit: litflil rates   |)<>K lax   Supplies solil    Licenses   .Miscellaneous   I'uliei! cimi-l Hues   Ileal,t!.siul- taxes   jitiriii! pennils and eemelerv lols..  Waler i-al.es   .June   -Otli,  expended   the _ol-  S-,011   l;1  _is ou  1 IU !)0  II.II72 ;10  :i,l��li 12  i>Ti -.ill  !i:i 17  III! 7H  i,:'.7ii ni  I "la 1  yi!'..">75 (If)  IMSUUI'SKMKNT.S  h'iro ilepai-tinunt.  g'i.lXHI UU  KiiuIiiiiiI li_lil  Ml nil  l.i'Kiil expenses  711(1 l.*i  Miscelleaiu'iiiis  S'28 II  Kleelrii: MkIiI eimsl riiclion  il.Ml.-i IS  Kleetrie liglit mainlciianee  2,(i7l U!l  I'ulieu (lepai-liiienl  _,'-*(! '.Hi  I'l-inlinland siaiionory  1..-.IS 01  I'nblie buildings and ni'"imds  :j|<| 17  Salaries     2.��V> '.Ml  Si)win- construction  a,j����!7 4IS  S-Wur iniiiiiluiiiiiicu  22 US  Sidewalks  2,.'illl SI  SI,reels     (>.!)���)���� 17  Water-works eonslriiclion   .1,15112 'IS  Water-works inaintenaiiee  2,(571 0!)  I nt ureal  2,!)!I'J 25  SI 15,1 (17 :iu  NELSON.  The tug Kaslo arrived liist night with  a scow loaded with 250 tons of marble  from the lime quarry opppsite Kaslo.  A-tor leaving tlie .scow at the eity wharf,  the tug will go to the foot of the lake to  bring in a boom of logs for the Nelson  Saw & Planing Mills.  Commencing with today, the steamers  Kokanee and International, running between Nelson and K:i..lo, will only blow  one whistle before leaving .port, which  will be five minutes before the time of  leaving. For some time past the steamers Moyie and Nelson have adopted this  rule, and to avoid the annoyance of so  many whistles blowing in the afternoon,  an arrangement lias been made to extend it to tlie Kokanee and International.  A lacrosse match will be played this  evening on the recreation grounds, commencing at 7 o'clock, between the team  selected to represent the Nelson lacrosse  club on the approaching visit to the  Coast and a team composed of old-time  lacrosse players who have handled the  stick in the East.  The Presbyterian Sunday school picnic  yesterday was a success financially and  otherwise. The attendance was the  largest that has attended any picnic up  tlie lake this season, and a pleasant day  was spent near Balfour. The party returned to Nelson about 7 o'clock.  I.ov. II. Frew will leave next Monday  for a three-weeks' holiday trip .to, Portland, Oregon. L During his absence Rev.  .J. Cleland of Sandon will occupy the" pulpit of the Presbyterian church.  Rev. Dr. Hobertson, superintendent of  missions of the Presbyterian church in  Canada, will deliver an address in the  Presbyterian church tonight at 8 o'clock.  On Fi;iday afternoon a complimentary  basket picnic will be given at-Squire's  point Lo tho Rev. James Lawrence of  Winnipeg, who,has spent the last three  months on a A'isit 'to Nelson for the benefit of his health.   The picnicers will leave  M. DesBrisay & Go's  CAMPERS', EXCURSIONISTS',  AND PIC-NICERS'LIST  Male's Ifoal house at 4 o'clock: and boats  will be provided free for ladies unaccompanied by gentlemen. Tea. will bo served  at ('�� o'clock on the picnic grounds.  A faithful few turned up at the cricket-  practice yesterday afternoon. The cricket practices will never be a success until  the committee musters up sufficient enterprise to purchase a net.  Annie Wood, who is now in the provincial jail,, accused of stabbing '���Red"  McLeod at Argenta, will be brought up  on .Saturday before judge Forin to elect  whether she will have a speedy trial or  come up before the assi/.es.  The local bunks avo re notified yesterday that La Banque .lacipics Cartier had  closed its doors. The head office of lhe  bank is at Montreal, and it has numerous  branches in the province of Quebec.  There are also several branches in the  province of Ontario, and one at Fdnion-  ton. Alberta.  The trophy donated by the lvootenay  Cigar Manufacturing Company for the  quarter mile dash bicycle race for the  championship of Kootenay, and which  was won by Charles Hippcrson at Nelsoii  on .June 80th, arrived yesterday morning  and i.s on exhibition in .Jacob Dover's  sIioav window. It is a very handsome  silver cup, suitably mounted, anil, after  being inscribed Avill be presented to the  winner.  The rope that Avas to have hanged  Pasto arrived by express last night.  James Wilks, secretary of the Nelson  Miners' Union rather rubs it in on P. A.  O'Farrell in the Kossland Miner. It took  six columns of space, but O'Farrell should  get six years for Avriting as he did about  liis betters.  The child-ens' ba/.aar in aid of the St.  Saviour's church building fund will open  this afternoon at Mrs. Heathcoto's house  on Silica street, and Avill remain open until !) p. ni. The A'arious articles were  made and will be sold by the children  themselves.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Hook Binding and Pook Slaking,  in all  lie done, by Tlio  Her Mi- llll.li ol*  lirnnclies, and ruliiiK of all kinds, will  Tribune, Association, Uinitcd, on and  this month.  To Let���Two offices in Aberdeen block.  Apply lo Hecr Ilros.  To Let���The building corner Ward  and Victoria streets��� recently occupied by Charles II.  Ink.   Apply lo Ueur Bros.  OS  OO  PRESERVE; THIS (LIST - AND ORDER JtjfqiM IT  PHONE. 8      BOX 08  Anchovies  Anchovy. Paste  Qatsup of all kiriCis  McLareri's Cheese  Condensed Coffee  Condensed Milk:  ^Gonde nsed-G rearn ���--=���  Devilled Hani  Devilled Chicken  Devilled Turkey  devilled Crabs  Devilled Tongue  Devilled Beef  Finnan Haddie  Honey in B6ttles  Ham in Tins  Irish Stew  Jams and Jellies of all kinds  Littie Juice  Lunch Tongue  Lamb's Tongue  Lobster  Marmalade  Macaroni and Cheese  Olives  Pig's Feet  Roast Beef  Corned Beef  Relish  Sardines in oil  Sardines in mustard  Salmon  Trout in tins  TrufFes  Herring in torn sauce  Herring in anchovy sauce  Herring a la sardine  Kippered Herring  Boned Chicken  :  Boned Turkey  Boned Duck  Potted Ham  Potted Turkey  Potted Tongue  Potted Rabbit  Potted Bloater  Potted Beef ..-,-\,,-  Potted Wild Duck -yyy.  Preserved Bloater  Pork and Beans  Russian Caviar :>.::���  French Mustard, etc., etc. .'"  o  CO  ��3  UJ  _c  _2  ���)  CO  I���  Is Ii Wortl! Any tiling lo: tt| J  ....  Sijuai'e lion est dealings^ jH*oinpB ".kei'V&Oj,  -strict attention to your order.. iinfl i.iiL.caSnOs!.  do-ire Lo -satisfy you, no njAttW -at what coSt.  Add1 to this; .our very krg- aftd ��onijpl_-a stock  of AjSifcelicSy I-iiCnioiiclfij Fine and M-dinnr  Q'nrtles of "Jewelry, AS "\veJ1 as .our lip-io-date'  j\Iainifa-t.iu"i)'ig D-.-pu'tiii-iit,. "wli-i/c wic giv$  skilled': and prDnipt titte'litjon to $P_C;mT "Order  Work luid liepn-l'S".. A business built upOn  nivy foiindiitiaii other than mei'it is- built, tip-  on. situ'd'. We know thafi e\ffii'ryt1iiiig hero; ex~  einplifies tliis.     Wc build for the future.  Our Stoak Oqiiipises:  Tea Sets  Coffee Sets  Berry Sets  Tete-Tete Sets  Sugar arid Gream  B^rry Bowls  Bern Bon Dishes  Almond Dislles  Watlters  Pepper and Salts  Gups  Pi'l^e Cups  Out Glass  Silver Mounted  B-pry Bowls  Salad Bowls  Jugs  Vases  Tobacco Jars  Clg&r Jars  Colognes  Biscuits  Etc., Etc.  As we only employ tho .Bus'. W'Ari'rtu'AiAl--  Kiis, your repiiii's shall ��.-ceoiv& our prompt aW  Mention.  The  NELSON-,   B. C.  NOTICE TO COKTSACTOBS  0OUJRT HOUSE, ROSSLAND, B. 0.  SEALED' TENDEUS, properly ondor-od, mU bo ro-  ceivbd by the Honorable the Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works. Vicloria, B. C, up lo 12 nooli of  Monday, the 21st August next, for the erection and Completion of a Court House at Kossland, 11. C.'  Drawings, specifications, and conditions of lon'doring  and contract may bo seen at the I'roviitcinl Government  OJlicCsal, Vicloria, Vancouver, ltossland, and Nelson, JJ.  O. on and after the 27tli instant.  Each tender must he accompanied by an accepted bank  check or cerlillcalc of deposit made payable to the unsigned, equal to 5 Per cunt of the amountof the tender, as  sreurity I'or the due fullillment of the contract, which  shall be forfeited if the party tendering declines to onler  intO.cont.ract when called upon to do so, or if he fail to  complete the work contra'-ted for. The cheeks of the unsuccessful tenderers will be returned to them upon tlio  execution of the. contract.  Tenders will not be considered unless made out on the  forms.supplied, and signed with the actual signature of  the tenderers.  , ���   ���  Tho lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.  W. S. GOitE,  Depul.y.Conimissibner bf Lands and Works.,  Jjandsand AVorksDeparlnient;       '���-*���"���' "  ";:*  Vicloria. II. _.. 21st July. ISM).  NELSON, B. C.  KASLO, B. C.  SANDON, B. C.  DEALERS   IN  Shelf and Heavy Hardware  SOLE AGENTS FOR  Giant Powder  TRUAX  ORB  CARS  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-Rails  Paints, Oils, Glass  NELSON STORE AND OFFICE:   Corner Baker and Josephine Sts.  NELSON WAREHOUSE:   Corner Kail Street and City Whari  ?r:  /\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  LEFT  ALL KINDS OF CAMPING SUPPLIES  JL,atmmm&^M-at0maee^-  MmkpMMA. Wy 'Wm<m  felgph.Qnes ]Q md 41.   Rd^qffiGe Box K, "Be W  14  EAST BAKER STREET  WEST gAK'ER STREET  Direct  from the  half .gallons.  Lake of the Wood-  manufacturer in pints,  quarts, and  Flour in stock.  linker SCroot West, Nelson, 11. 0.  _?__.XT3y_33_-!_-lS-   ETC.  OPEEA   HOXTSE   33I_O0_S:  FOR  ICE  CREAM  AND  FRESH  FRUIT  OF >ANY KIND.  Corner JJakcr and Ward Strcots.  Wiilcmrclons, pjne Apples, and all other Fi  in season received daily.  'uits  Come in and try our Ice Cream Soda and  Refreshing Drinks.  Next Door to  P. Hums & Co.  HUMPHREYS & PITTOCK.  E GRANVILLE SCHOOL  1175 Haro Street, Vancouver, B. C.  . lipiti'dinKRml.day school for girls, will, re-open on tho  l:*ilh day of Aiigii.sl,; Vacancies for boardcra. For terms,  and pi-ospccl.ii.s apply lo  A1ADKM01SKI-..K I-KllN, Principal  Hazlewood Ice Cream ������  lee Cream Soda and  Milk Shakes and Buttermilk  Sweet Cream received Tuesdays and Fridays  Leave your orders.   Prompt delivery  MILLS & LOTT  Agents fo   Hazlewood loe Creain.  The TaiiKier Mine,-Ijimilcd, Albert Canyon, on the  main lino of tho C. P. H., 22 miles east of llevelsloke, requires six Kood iiiincrs.   Wiikch ?3.50 i>er day.

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