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 DUNSMUIRS WANT THE EARTH  **w  -'*0Sa/  And the Ocean Also.  Special to1 tlio Tribune.  Victoria, Septeniber 7.���TV. TV. B. Mc-  Lines, M. P., is the most talked about  man on Vancouver 'Island just iioav, and  his ears should bo.red hot. No word of  approval is heard of liis revolutionary  appeal to the working classes to take  Upon their own shoulders the regulation  of the'question of Oriental immigration,  seeing that appeals to tlie government  liave proved useless.  The press on both sides .of politics is  ceaseless in scorching the young man,  and doctor MeKeehnio is authority for  the statement that this tirade against  capital is not well received in Nanimo,  wliich means that he has incurred the  enmity of the coal barons. There is evidently something interesting in .'tore for  the boy orator when ho carries out his  promise to resign and seek re-election.  The   provincial   government  has just  intervened   in   tin,, action   between   the  Esquimalt & Nanaimo Railway Company  and the New Vancouver  Coal   Company,  which promises to be better than a bonanza claim for the kvwyci's.    In brief, the  issue is that tlie  railroad-company  disputes tho claim of  the Now Vancouver  Coal Company to ownership of coal estimated   at   four   million   tons,   situated  under Nanaimo harbor, and to which the  New Vancouver  Cotd  Company  believe  the Hudson's Bay  Company  gave them  title.    The railway company claims  that  the coal passed to them   with their land  grant  from  the  Dominion   government,  and   the  provincial  authorities' contend  that when  the province  conveyed this  land to the Dominion for  transfer to tho  railway company  it did not convey the  right to mine coal .under the  sea  adjoining.    Robins of the New Vancouver Coal  Company stands in the same relation to  the presant gavernmont as   Dunsmuir of  the   Esquimault   &   Nanaimo    Railway  Company, stood  to  the Turner  government, a fact which lends interest to provincial intervention. :.s.. -���"  The connection between politics and  the militia is further illustrated by a  complaint wired from Otttiwti that in the  selection of aides de camp to the governor  general, colonel Gregory of this city was  passed over because he was a Liberal.  The militia department recommended  Gregory, but the selection -was made by  general Hutton, who is a stranger to  Canadian politics. Lt seems that a  political claim was the only one that  Gregory had, there.being three eligible  and presentable colouels in British Col-  J&V.  FRIDAY MOEHI^fcr. SEPTEMBER 8,  1899.  PUBLISHfeD AT NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  DAILY (BY MAIL) $5 A YEAR; WEEKLY, $"��.  will be fully one million dollars. He does  not think there is much inclination on  the part of miners to hide any of their  dust, as the royalty is only ono dollar on  the hundred. No oflicer is set to watch  the sluices and rockers, but the miners  aro treated most liberally. ��� There are  but three police ofliccrs on duty in the  whole Atlin district. He recognizes the  inconvenience of* men trying to work  with small claims, but he believes there  will be many more; miners in the district  next season than arc there now.  uinbia senior to. him���"Peters,. Prior and  TVorsnop. Peters' selection is probably  due to the fact that he was a member of  the'field force-with which -Mhito served  in. the Northwest rebellion."     Tavi.uk.  Great is Britain.  ��� Toronto Teli'frram.  .-Was there over such a power- as Great  Britain?    Contrast the position  of  Capo  Colony in, tho British  Empire with- the  position of Her Majesty's Dutch subjects  ifthey liad lived under any flag but the  . Union Jack.    Those Afrikanders have Sat  under their own  vine and  fig tree, none  daring to  make them afraid.   .And the  British   navy   hits   kept  tlie  soas   over  Avhich  great  fleets would have come to  capture so valuable a spot as  Cape  Colony in  the  interests  of France  or Germany or'Russia, or  possibly the   United  [..States.    .Suppose France or  Germany or  [Russia or the United States stood in the  j position   which  Great   Britain   occupies  to   Cape    Colony ?    In   tho   first   place  Cape Colony would htive got free government from none of those powers stive the  [United  Sftites.    In  the  next  place  not  laven   the   United   States    would    have  ]illowed-these-freoinstitutions_to"bo"per^  (verted to tho nurture  of  the enemies of  [she flag which protects Cape Colony. Thus  a British colony,   deriving   its   free  '.,'���   eminent from aii act of the Imperial  IbaS'liament, a Dutch majority is govern^  j.ng" iu the name of the queen's represent-  jitive.   The Dutch majority allows rail-  (fvtoys of the -British- Colony to be used to  Forward munitions of War to Britain's  memies.     Tlie   leader   of   that    Dutch  jn0:jority�� .speaking as premier, ..j_aaj.es'.. a  ||-iiftub   of liis probable ability to keep  )he Afrikanders  neutral  iii   the  event  M war between Britain and the Transvaal.   Finland is politically   related  to  j&'ussia as the Afrikanders in Cape Colony  lire politically related to Great Britain.  Ifhe 2. inlanders., in religion and race are  ji 'ied   to  Germany very   much as  the  I'b'.ite'h in Cape Colony are allied to their  I tinsmen in tlie Transvaal.   Tlie imagin-  Ittion   staggers   at the idea of   Russia  knowing   Finland the free government  livhieli  Cape Colony enjoys.    But overlooking this initial improbability it is not  fhard to speculate as to what Would liap-  |.pen if a Finnish, premier governing in the  j. lattrd of a Russian Sovereign should arise  jjtd say that iu the event of war between  1 Germany and Russia liis  people would  j probably remain neutral.  ' ' ���    Business Good in Atlin.  Victoria, September 7.���According to  jsnews received by the Alpha, JV D. Gra-  ;ham, gold 'commissioner at Atlin, visited  Skagway just prior to the sailing of the  :steamer.   In an interview at Skagway  |; Mr. Graham said that business is pretty  ; lively at Discovery, on Pine creek, where  there are fully 500 people within three  and one-half miles of that.mining: center,  jail with money, Which makes business  excellent.     He is of the opinion that the  output of the AtJiu country this season  MINING NOTES FROM SPOKANE  Considerable Activity Reported.  .S|ii;isiul to llic Tribune.  Spokanf, September  7.���There seems  to be considerable activity in mining circles here.     Heavy stiles have taken place  lately in Republic and low-priced British  Columbia stocks. Interest in this section is  being  largely  diverted to Sumpter and  the country around Baker City, Oregon,  which is now enjoying a boom.      John N.  Burke, captain  C.  H.  Thompson,  C.  S.  Warren and VV. L.  Vinson  of Magnolia  fame tire all interested there, as well  as  colonel John T. Grayson of New York, a  woll known mine owner and  promoter.  General C. S. Warren has purchased the  entire townsite of Sumpter.    Nearly all  tho Spokane men who are interested in  Rossland   and   the  Slocan   country are  represented  on  the  ground.    Many big  strikes have been reported recently and  a railroad to the camp is contemplated.  Edison, the famous  inventor, is interesting himself in  some immense mining  properties iii New Mexico.     He has purchased  the  Ortiz,  grant for a consideration of about .$3,000,000.     The gran t was  confirmed by an act of congress of March  1st, 1SG1, for 00,000 acres.     Of the original    grant  15,200 acres was sold to the  Corrilios   Coal   Iron   Company,   leaving  about ;*34,000 acres.    Electricity will play  an   important   part   in  liis   operations.  He will build a large plant for the reduction and treatment of gold ores by a new  electric process.  Real esttito is moving hero. There  have been many transfers at good figures.  This year is conceded to be the best iu  vovy many.    -* ^  O. M. Rosendalle, manager  of the Slo-  -ean Ore Purchasing  Company, was here  yesterday.  -He left for the  Coast-today  on-business connected with his. company.   *        A. H. FlSGIIKR.  The Breach Widens.  Tho council meeting last evening did*  not last many minutes. As it was supposed that the Sunday closing bylaw  would comes up there was a full attendance���saving, of course, alderman Thomson���-but the promoter of the bylaw was  not prepared to go on, and after deciding,  upon motion of alderman Fletcher, seconded by alderman Hillyer, to purchase  a six-foot Pel ton wheel at a cost of $1213,  the council adjourned.  Prior to the adjournment, alderman  Fletcher asked the mayor if it was not  proposed to go on with the consideration  of the batch of bylaws wliich were read  a second time at the previous meeting.  Alderman Beer replied that the bylaws  could come up at the regular meeting on  Monday evening.  Alderman Fletcher retorted that when  -the-council-adjournedon���Tuesday-even"^-  ing  it was  understood that the bylaws  should   come   up  again  at  the  present  meeting.  Alderman Beer at once moved that the  council adjourn.  Alderman Fletcher moved that the  .council go into committee on tlie'bylaws..  Alderman BlcKillop seconded the .motion to adjourn, aiid as alderman  Fletcher's amendment was declared irre^  gtiltir, the council acljourued in a show of  temper, alderman Fleteher giving alderman Beer a shot to the effect that the  early adjournment would enable, him to  get his editorial copy ready for the morning issue of the Nelson Miner.  The Cold Water Did Her Good.  Vancouver, September 7.���Miss H.  Straudt, formerly a housemaid at the  Hotel Vancouver, jumped into False  creek last night after a quarrel with her  lover. She was rescued by a passer by  named Peter Brusatore. who jumped into  the water .and pulled her out. The young  woman today regrets her hasty action.  CASES IN THE COUNTY COURT  Lapointe Secured Judgment.  The greater part of yesterday's session  of the county court was occupied with  the hearing of tho ease of Lapointe vs  St. Denis. This was an action brought  by John Lapointe against Napoleon St.  Denis to recover the stun of $71, being a  balance on .account for materials supplied  the defendant on plastering jobs as well  as a commission upon contracts sub-let to  him. Tho defendant however entered a  counterclaim amounting to $4(51. The  case was tried before judge Forin and a  special jury composed of TV. A. Thurmau,  James McPhce, Fred Bloomfield, E. J.  Mills and J. H. Nickerson.. The evidence  was directly contradictory. The jurors  returned a verdict for the plain ti ff for  the full amount claimed -and dismissed  the counter claim. S. S. Taylor, Q. C.,  appeared for the plaiutiff aud A. M.  Johnson for the defendant?  Sub-Contractors Claim Damages.  The case of Johnson vs Carlson was an  action brought by John Johnson and  Biagio Casco, who had a sub-contract on  the Nelson ��fc Bedlington railway under*  G. A. Carlson. They claimed that there  had been a breach of their contract on  the part��of Carlson, and asked for damages to the amount of $1000. This  amount they made up as wages fo r 101 i  days at $3 per day each and materials  supplied to the amount of $391. Tjie  claim of the defendant was that the plaintiff's went behind on their contract to  the extent of some $1700, and that there  had been ho breach of the contract on  the part of the .defendant. R. M. Macdonald appeared for the plaintiffs and C,  W. Me Ann for the defendant. '  Tlie plaintiffs failed to prove their case  and were non-suited so that the defendant's counter claim for $1700 was not  gone into.    i '  , Kootenay Air Supply Cases.  . The cease of Lynch vs the Kootenay  .Air Supply, Company was adjourned till  (the 18th instaut,by. consent. In this case  the plaintiff issuing the Kootenay. Air  Supply Company for $1136.49, being the  amount being alleged to be due for services rendered as " foreman carpenter in  ���the cbiistl'uetioirof.fthe^company Vplant  and buildings. The defendants are contesting the formalities of the lien .affidavit filed. S. S. Taylor, Q.C., is appearing foi" the plaintiff. The other "cases  against the Kootenay Air Supply Company aro: Lavin vs the K. A. S.for*$415,  Fitzpatriek vs the K. A. S., for $210, and  Morrison & Caldwell vs tho K. A. S. for  '$080, have been settled.  n Warrant Issued for Contempt.  In the ease of Charleston vs. McEwau  judge Forin made an order for the coni-  mital of A. L. McEwau for thirty days  for contempt of court in not appearing iu  answer to a judgment summons. McEwau  is now in Spokane.  A Complicated Horse Case.  The case of McDaniel vs. Rixon was  tried before Luther Lennox by consent  owing to judge Forin announcing that he  would leave for Rossland this morning.  It was a dispute over a pack horse valued  at $40.50. McDaniel owned_ the horse  lirTclhircirtcTRixerPwho took-it to some  claims he was working upon.    The under-  PHENOMENAL HIGH VALUES IN  Both Gold and Silver.  : "New Dbnver, September 7.���Good  things seem to be the order of the day  in this locality during the past month.  Numerous mineral strikes and developments have taken place. Avhich number  has been added to since Monday. The  Owners of the Ruby claim, located close  to the Neglected, have been exploiting  their ground and have shown up a  healthy looking ledge. They brought  tlown some rock for assay yesterday, the  returns showing the phenomenal high  values of $23.36 hi gold .and 1343 ounces  of silver. Tho ore was taken from a  three-inch paystreak, close to the wall.  The owners, who are local men, have  commenced a tunnel a little below the  -chute exposed, and the drift will be continued to catch the ore. This, as well as  other recent discoveries, has been made  on ground which in past years has been  , held to be barren and worthless.  *"' Quite a number 'will go from here  Saturday to Nelson to hear Godfrey's  band.  , Howard West, the local assayer, will  read a paper at the meeting of the  Canadian Mining Institute at Nelson  iiext week.  ,- The wife and family of Rev. A. E.  Roberts, the Methodist clergyman here,  liave arrived from Calgary and will take  up their residence in the: parsonage.  ii Word has gone forth for the faithful  and elect of the Conservative party to  iiieet in convention at New Westminster  iiext month. No move has yet. been  ulade here to send a qualified delegate. ���   i  miles south of Balfour. The claims are  up the creek about twelve miles. Before  work can he carried on to advantage a  trail will have to bo built. For this the  government has appropriated $750, the  remainder of tho cost being borne by the  parties who have the bond. Work will  be commenced on the trail tit once.  Troops Ordered- to Hold Themselves Eeady.  Simla, India, September 7.���Three  regiments of cavalry, four regiments of  infantry, and three batteries of field artillery have been formally .warned to  prepare to leave, their stations in India  at the shortest notice for service in South  Africa.' Hospital outfits have received  similar orders.   Little Hope for Peace,  Blokmfontik, Orange Free State, September 7.���It is understood all the Transvaal artillery have been called out and  the burghers have been notified to be  ready. The latest reply of the Transvaal  to Great Britain is regarded as marking  the disappearance of the last hope of  peace.  standing wtis that Rixon should turn the  horse loose upon the trail. Ho did turn  the horse loose but it was on tho wrong  trail and the horse has never been seen  since by McDaniel wlio therefore Sued  Rixeii for the value of the aniinal. ]?. IS.  Wilson appeared for tlie plaintiff .aiid A.  M. Johnson for the defendant. The trial  judge kept everyone in suspense by  reserving judgment.  A Defaulting Broker Wanted.  MoNTitHAl., September ?.--Jnlius I),  Singer, wlio did business here under the  name of "Tile Investors' Giiamwtee Company, Bankers and Brokers," is wanted,  by the police ou the charge of defrauding  C. Fred Feck & Co., brokers of Syracuse,  New York, whose agent he was. Singer  was supposed to deposit money received  for his firm with the Western Loan &  Trust Company, sending them the deposit slips. On August 26th Feck & Co.  drew oil the Western Loan & Trust Company, for a large sum of money, which  the deposit slips sent them by Singer  'showed to be to their credit. The draft  was returned marked " no funds." John  F. Nest of Syracuse, the firm's lawyer,  came out here to investigate and found  that Singer had raised the amount of the  deposit receipts. ��� Singer is supposed to  be in the western States.  "! The Situation in the Slocan.  ' .Now-Denver Ledge.  J A general meeting of the mine managers  was held Tuesday, but up to the present  time wo have been unable to learn from  an authentic source what, if any, tiction  vi^as taken. The report is current that  several of-the big mines will be shipping  ore by the 15th; that the standard stuile  of wages will be paid, but that the union  will not be recognized. This sounds flat,  and how much truth there is in -it is yet  to'be demonstrated. The same difficulty  wpuld Joe met with that' has confronted  the mine owners since June 1st.  Thd evils ofthe sHut-down ��� have, been  sorely felt'tit Sandon. Particularly.hard  have they been" felt by J. M." Harris,,  -owner of the townsite and'many important enterprises, besides being interested  in the Reco and.Goodcnough mines, and  he is striving hard to break the combination that is checking prosperity and  throwing the district down. There are  other mine managers quite as anxious to  start work, us is'Mr. Harris, and through  their combined' efforts it is to be hoped  the outside managers will be induced to  agree upon a basis of settlement that  will permit the operating of such properties as are desirous of doing so.  Noon lay Reported Sold.  Parties down from the Slocan report  that three-quarters of the Noonday mine  litis been sold to parties represented by  Percy Dickenson of Slocan City. The  terms of the deal are not given out, but  it is generally understood that Boned urn  aud tho Stewart brothers,  who have a  Making Good Progress.  Vancouver, September 7.���J. B. Char-  leson, superintendent of public works and  telegraph construction in the Yukon,  with his staff arrived in Dawson on the  10th of August and stated that; the telegraph line was being pushed forward  with all possible haste. He expects to  have the line strung and in operation to  Dawson by the middle of October.  "lease and~tirb"o~ml on the property, retain  a quarter interest, and that tho Dickenson syndicate got the other three-quarters. For tho present the management  will be retained by Mr. Bencdum and his  partners, The Noonday is one of the  oldest locations On the Galena Farm and  showed'' large deposits of auriferous galena float. Tlie owners.failed' to find the  lodge, but thp lessees Were fortunate in  striking it shortly after commencing  Work. It has since developed into a  regular bonairat, 'upwards of 400 tons of  ore having been taken out and shipped.  It is most conveniently located and most  easily handled and. developed.  Will Not Do.  A request to abolish the royalty On  gold mines in the Yukon would deserve  more consideration than the suggestion  that the ten per cent royalty on the gross  products of the mines should be reduced  to a smaller tax on the "net " output.  Transfer the royalty from the gross product to the net output and a Christopher  Columbus would be needed to discover  the net output. Subscribers to the Dnw  son City protest are estranging public  sympathy by demanding that the tax  should be upon the net output. They  have a good change to make out a case in  favor Of a smaller royalty ou the gross  output, but they are throwing away their  chance by trying^.to have the net output  established as a basis of the royalty.  Bonded to Good Men.  The Hennessey boys have bonded their  claims on Midge creek to Finch & Campbell of Spokane, so it is said, and development work will be entrusted to B. C.  Riblet, the well-known-, engineer, who  now has his headquarters at Nolson.  Midgo creek empties into Kootenay lake  from the west ab a point about twenty  THE TRANSVAAL MINING LAWS  Are Said to Be Liberal.  .New York, September 7.���The World  publishes  today  the  following dispatch  from   Paul   Kruger,   president   of    the  Transvaal republic, in response to a message sent by that paper:     "Gladly I accede to your request to put the Boer side  before the Americans.     Tlie present agitation   against   this   republic emanates  from a certain section of British residents  to whom the existence of the republic,  Avhich   embraces   the   most   nourishing  parts of South Africa, is a standing eyesore and who suffer from prevailing jingo  mania; partly, also, from mining capitalists  wlio are  not  content with having  the best mining laws in the world, who  wish also to have complete control of all  legislation    and    administration.       The  franchise question was taken up by England because it was thought the republic  would not yield on that point.    Now that  the altered franchise does not materially  differ from the American (in many respects easier) the agitation has become  worse.     The  object,  clearly,  is the destruction  of our republic and the complete control ofthe richest mines iu the  world." ______________  Kruger and Joubert Talk.  ' Manchester, England, September 7.���  The special corresponden t of the Guardian  at   Pretoria,  a   well   known   writer  on  social   economies    and    a man  of anti-  imperialistic   tendencies,   cables   to  his  paper   an  interview he   has  had   witli  president   Kruger.     He   quotes  him  as  saying that he had always sought to induce foreigners in the Transvaal to undertake  citizenship,  but that they had  tried to got  its  privileges   withouti_5jj^".  cepting its  burdens.   rC<)ntiniiingi��JHj��elfc,  dent Kruger said,:    "In 1SS1, when|iiiu^*-l  bers could have taken b'urgherships^|he^  chose ' .to    register    as    British|^__5u|^j  jects. ���   - Protesting " iii' " 1895*"pi|pii_fjf  being , commander   for the  Kafflfc%yarf;  sir Henry^Loch (now baron Heiiryife^Hli^  who was governor of Cape C()ldh^^i*i'il'tt;  high conuhissioner of South Atyi'&fsipSar  03, represented that-thoy did iiot^jlltfto^  become burghers, so tho'Ratid .exeuil.te^"  them."    The correspondent addsijAct^lfel  tilso interviewed  general  J6iiber^"C6ni|;  mander-iu-chief of the  Transvatd^|OrciSi>.  tind vice-president  of the  ropiiblie.fJvl|9r"  took   a  gloomy view of   the  silirat-iOn.  expressing   '-his + conviction     thatV"1fe��"  Chiimbcrhiin,   the  British  secretary-   of  state for  the  colonies, had   chosen,?the  franchise   issue,  believing  that, jfhougtiF  the Boers.might concede  other  nn*��;ttei]Sj  they would stand out on this and fuifiifsh  the casus  belli  which Mr.  Chanibferliiiii  wanted.  Pretoria,   September  7.���There   was  SATISFIED TO GIVE THE LAW  A Fair Trial;  Frank A. Heap, who is developing the  Tariff and Pontine properties iu the Ains-  Avorth camp, was in Nelson yesterday.  Although at the outset Mr. Heap was opposed to the enforcement of the eight-  hour law, ho now concedes that the" law  is here to stay, and personally he is satisfied to continue working under it. So  far he considers that the enforcement of  the law has helped the camp, but whether  it would continue to be a good thing he  could not say. At the Tariff Mr. Heap  is working a crew of fourteen men,  chiefly upon development. He expects  about the end of the present month to  put about 700 tons of ore through the  Highlander concentrator.  On the Highlander tunnel good progress is now being made. The power  drills aro being used, and as the size of  the tunnel lias been reduced from 8x8 to  5x7 much greater progress is being made.  There has been considerable talk during the last few days about a good strike  being made in the No. I mine. The men :  working on the property report striking  a nice body of ore, but the extent of the  find is not yet definitely ascertained. -  At the Little Phil property a force of  thirty-five men are. at work-'and regular  shipments are being made to the  Hall:  Mines smelter."...  Representatives of the Manchester syndicate, wliich have been picking up zinc  ores for shipment by sailing vessel to  Great Britain, have been looking over  several claims in the camp and the prospect appears bright for their acquiring "  and working several of the properties  Avhich have remained idle for" years owing  to excess of zinc in the ore. It is thought  likely that several of the properties  owned by the Revelstoke Mining &  Smelting Company will be acquired by  the syndicate, as most of them "produce, v  zinc ore.      '    \  COPPER   VALUES.  ���V'-''V'p^I  .���/K\-,V|  A source of hot a little annoyance and  frequently  of great disappointment   is.  the error -.'.which is  made iu the valuing  of copper ores.     It is the common practice among miners and prospectors and,  strange to say, among assayers, to value  the copper contents of ores on New York  quotations.    It is a' grave mistake to do  this in any case, but for the assayer to ='  basehis values of .the copper contents on ~  such quotations is a most serious mistake J':;  t;���wrhicli.\ o^fteu^ms^��Jea||s^^jugret. j_.t^disaj>^j^  fi-oi^lliMi^  S"*sSh5.Ss*  poiui&t&ii^  iieje:cti^  J^imr W'olluecji nif tl# ^6i|n tr^dlMiSsy-^  , -;��� ^sji'f e?"^^  ^".feMk unit ;Sy s$eni ���n.iiless��th":^Xai:b|aftle5.r;'"'  Jiier>a|st^  *aiitr��� \v_i$l i>:Va}hi t&g ai'iue|jf ��ut;}B^!^e%''^9jfTc_?n��*  J.S^ :_1p|f-Si  K ��f5fS;ft el  great excitement in the raa'd todjiy on  (Joestor's interrogation of tho govern*  meat regarding tho presence of British  troops ou the border and the stoppjigc^of  "ii.niinunitimi_cousignetll,o^hc_Transv��a'L  President Kruger, the members of the  executive council and most of the.principal officials were present, together with  ti largo representation of ihe general  public, including many ladies. At the  outset the chairman and the president  urged tlie members to .preserve ealmtiess  and to n avoid insulting language.  The state secretary, Mr. F.  W. Reitz, said he had called  the previous, day on the'British diplomatic agent, Mr. Doilyiigliiitn Green, mid  bad asked him what reply the govern*  incut could give in the Volksraad regarding tlio alleged nitissing of tlie British  troops on the bordors, and whether Mr.  Green would communicate With the  British hij*h commissioner, sir Alfred  Milner. The reply from Mr. Green, lie  continued, was received this morning and  was in the following terms: "Dear Mr.  Ritz���Tlie following is sir Alfred Milner's  reply to the telegram which I sent him at  your request: I do not know what Mr.  Rite refers to when he alludes to the  massing of troops. Tin's must be the  British troops in South Africa, the  position and numbers of wliich are no  secret, but "it is a matter of common  knowledge that they are here in order to  protect British interests and to make  provision against eventualities."  Yellow Fever at Key West.  Key. Wkst, Florida, September 7.���  Seventy-seven.cases of yellow fever htive  been reported up to last night with a  total of seven deaths to date. Thirteen  cases were reported yesterday.  A Minister Dismissed.  Berlin, .September1.���'���It is said that  baron von Hammerstein-Lixten, -minister"  of agriculture, has been dismissed from  ofiice oiv account of the part he took iu  regard to the canal bill.  r he��?haa a bOnttn/.a lf-'hosWSpaiofe.postedi'on,  rt!ie;triie,'c0i;rdft^ f  ��� (.rate* the ��� difference��;<|>^  might think his-dre, was5jV(|r$^M|l'%f^^\  he wonld Actually j*et..aj&.tbis^  a ttiible Slio^ving 'tl\oVt/��^^  the  lictiitions price "u"si\il,l^ " Bfi.g^.1" ���'"f>,y���,l"J;��*  assayei's. . "   ���      . * .";;�����/���  Five per cent coppei-, or i;oo pound, f>ei. -..': ���  ton of ..crude ore at 18| cents .ijier 'pjkfif;"  4N:ei\L_��Qrk=pri^  be $18.50ipei' toil, Wbi'i'Cas  tile  price at "  this time actually phkt for copper in ore.  is  appt'Oxiiflateiy  12,|  ..fl;..   per  tioiuk1}.  This would inake the vulue of 5  pei,< cent  copper ore '$1,2.50..  It would be inuchbottcr for the assayer   ,  when lie makes copper .assay,   to simply  give tlie per cent of copper canteilts thai.  to base liis value on a price which is in tick  above the intirkefc.  Before the rise in copper, or about" two  yen.* ago, the smelters  Were pitying" jii  tliis ..region a'dollar a unit, Or one dollar -  fbr each two potiiHls of copper iii the ore,  so that tlio disparity  at  tho   time  was *  greater than now; but tlie sailic rtile 'Was  followed by the assayers and copper ore    .  Wliich was wortli at thy smelter $20 Was  'quoted at ,$40.  The assayer who disregards the rule  and, 'makes up his returns of assay ou the  proper basis is doing an net of justice for  which tlio mining public should be grateful.   MoScowa Was Satisfied.  Paris, September 7.���A duel with  rapiers was fought this morning between  prince Moscowa and M. Gas-tone Mery as  the outcome of tin article in the Loire  Parole reflecting on the prince's father.  M. Mery was slightly wounded in the  neck. The duellists were afterwards  reconciled. .         A Useless Quarantine.  ��� OroiiTO, Scptembor 7.���The faculty of  medicine have telegraphed to king Carlos,  asking hint to come here in person and  see the uselessness of tho vigorous quarantine. They belittle the |_seriousncss of  the plague outbreak.  Brazil Celebrates.  Rw ins Janeiro. September 7.���Brazil  today is celebrating the 77th anniversary  1 of the proclamation of its independence.  ��� "-��fe'5��S THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B.C., FBI DAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 1809.  ^ .^_J_&_��.^_^__5^->^_^>.__Si ���S^'S'S^^__?S;S^_Si__Si_5__5^^^>S-S:=__<"'?,.,,  p fB^B^^B^B^B^B^B^B ^���?^'^^^-^^B:B:BiBfB:BfBfBfBiS'iBiBf^i^^s  Ladies' Top Skirts ��  AND UNDERSKIRTS 1  We still sustain our reputation for nobby, first-  class goods by securing the most complete range of  Ladies' Top and Underskirts either you or we have  ever seen. As a result of close buying we are enabled to sell you a first-class skirt nicely made  and well lined at 50c. A complete line of skirts  at $6, $6.50, and up to $12. Underskirts at 75c  and up to $12.50.  MARTIN O'REILLY & CO.  tfk  BANK  OF  B. O.  BUILDING,  NELSON. _?_3_a"IVrS   OA_S_3: 3x,  ��� ���     $V  NELSON HARDWARE CO.  Baker Street, Nelson.  ducting the municipal columns in the  Minor, and that he desires a few more  chances for singing tho praises of alderman Boor and his by-law before the hit-  tor is .justly strangled in committee.  The Nelson Miner yesterday drew the  inference that the customs department  had boon moved to withhold all information as to tho exports from the niines of  Kootenay at tho instance of mine owners  " who dosiro to rig tho market or gull  '* the public as to tho true value of thier  " mines." Tho .same paper has contended  for weeks that tho -working minors of  Kootenay should bo at the mercy of those  same mine owners, both with respect to  the number of hours they should work,  and tho wage they should receive for  such work. Tho Miner is evidently not  tho friend of.the working minor.  Till'" 'Victoria Colonist says that a million dollars have been lost through the  closing down of tho Slocan mines. Tho  ore is still in the mines, therefore it cannot well be lost.  WE HAVE JUST RECEIVED OUR FALL STOCK AND  SHOW THE BEST $1 SHIRT IN THE CITY.  Sign  MEN'S OUTFITTER  of the RED  HAT, Baker St., Nelson  J. F. WEIR  ��tte ��rttmntf*  !?*/#  _'.DAILY,- KtHTJOJJ,".'..._,.  ..;-._:. ;J. iiwT Vicar, No. 21)  ^j|j|��^^  *h"&ja��*il^ "dafj^JtlateV "wlio*;  i   _p        IP'S"'   n ^ die     ^ta,1! a0   �� _' - n p   n ttnS^ nTn ^       D n '   .��      fl        nOi  ;^)^|^^dder|ilan:Ji^'S. 'byhew, to.legfil^-'  ;<���a,JKe^titi:iy��- g.a.l'e��6g! ariillc. Mlt-I' 'eJ#?Ci\^.:Q .i.:t1ie>��3.'i-fjv =  Vrl^^'WHii^'Sfe' "S^aff-li'e liJiS.";liad"as-  .'iOojiyiuiA". _ n;,x-is". ���,.������,. ,���",���   y ���.    .     _.,..'   ���  ^^|ift:iu!#ni^ @m\A  ^l^%l^M^Wi&h0i'^4'^^ .tr^virfsp)r|{Micyif'-  i "bi%ijless qii;l|iige��te Soundi cSiptaih��. Tr'eup'  . Of?|STelsoii^, \\?li'o!is ��i\liei_ri-fendeht" <6$" .he".  " ()j��n^a"dikit"Pa6inc's inliiiid steamer "service  1 ^      "_       On So���!) " "n      0 hjL     rp" ''   * ,    ^ "     1    ���    "l n  .roil^liellSfcihe jfioast," ���^feQUi^i''e4''���ii'Ult^!,i',-Osis-,i  ;"$fi.n^M3^%4^Mm(^x^^^ '<P^j"f^4 ��'l|is'"  j'Ii^CtJ^_i|j^��Gi|s_4igb ^.vofi-tJlXiii^fj.- ���CrfiSsg'^^'8'' ��� :J''s*  ' before "ijh'e ".s^tstinio'qsvt, business". fW:$0? *#  .��.iMtisli, ju< |S88-$), he built the - ^t^auisliip  "Vleiptfian.    She ^yas tv fine,J. oi. tj-*but there.  "jvasno bnsiiiess f'Or her, and sheWits tied  up,    Sbnie six months tigo the  steanislilp  _J__^*yi_rf______Mg^  between i'acoma arid Victoria, went to  tlie bottom, and the run lias since been  made by botits tliat were not suitable for  the   trade.    Captain   Troup's   Victorian  was looked over, overhauled, and   is now  pint filMI & ��0,  Hcadquartors tor  FIRST-CLASS BUILDING  Wo rnakd a specialty oil  Sfyiplap aqd Double Dressed N[at_riaf  Good Dry Rustic and Flooring  Shingles aqd lath Kept in Stock  Office and ynttl near C.P.B. depot   E. G. BEER, Agent.  >$<*$sji^'^ . ThilJ'^  Hi ^eeulilii'.,aojm'||iFU" |oWtli0':''j^tei-i9t"t6n  ^���Uia^^"g0ein^ tl-ilij. "it "^tltvopl 3l3n:iuQ.. ifeS  ."t|i^^^e^'a|i^3..th-at��"We: -elgllt-Bour',t&\t:  ^lianj|^nvn^.e^.llii��,'uiinin:g -.indUMtry.,    A&  *a* .."llw^tfeiS of fact, Kogsland ;is all. Objeet-  le^itsfoViyi'sufeli; 'eisoajjeers.    -It fe 'one: *Of'  ;-*th%!JM..^|'"^1^.,^Cii(|*��Sit'bs:tanthf|: "totv^il.^/  ���ii.-ttjg feX^u-ge, .and ho-- tO:wn>.i-n- the; -pro-'j  yinee" t#lti^ 1%^.'% brighter filtnre,    f$\M:  is bec{i,ii;se,th^?6!o9do^  dictite,**|Avli6 , arc .operating   the   IVar  Eiiig-le, Center.^tCir.?iXntl other nliries,-^r<|'  busi.ness>m"en and not polifciciansi     i'liey\  tire mining underground and not ni'Olind  'brOkei^s pid iiewspapei�� oilieesi  Pkoi'I.Is are become tired of the infiend-  iary l'tiiltings of ptipers like tile Victoria..  CflObe   and   JSTel$ou   Miner.     Tliego two  papers would make it 'lippeai' that the  nyholenjcwi:^  r'aspectiye chimneys are afire.  At the council meeting last evening  alderman Boor was not prepared to proceed with tlio Sunday-closing by-law.  Although this by-law was introduced'  Without notice, and railroaded through  its second .reading while two members of  the council wore absent, its promoter refused lust evening to trust it to tlie  conncil in committeo. 11 looks as if tliore  Was sonietliiug in alderman Fletcher's  contention  tliat  altleinian   Beer is con-  That room of yours needs  "freshening up" for the winter months.  can give us the size (length,  breadth, and height of ceiling)  of the room,, or rooms,  All Manner of Liars.  Cy Warman, tho author and'magazine  writer, who has just returned from tv  pleasure-trip to the far north, is very  enthusiastic over Alaska. Jn an interview  at Seattle last week he said : "AH men are.  liars, everybody knows ; but for cheerful,  innocent, stupendous, monumental, colossal liars the people of Alaska take the  cake. It seems to be all a part of their  country that you soon become an enormous, niastodonic liar. But the people  are good, whole-souled, kind follows withal, with hearts as big as their lies, who  will put on a new bonnet and choker and  come down to the boat and bid you good-  by, oven if you haven't known them more  than a couple of days. The scenery of,  that country it is impossible to toll about,  even Avith the aid of the imaginations;  grown there. Even the liars htyve to  stop Avhen trying to tell about it, for"they  cannot think big enough. If I was going;  to be banished,! should like to be banished;  to Dawson. The scenery surpasses:  anything 1 ever dreamed of. Even hard-'  bickers have nothing to say for Alaska  but good."  HUDSON'S BAY  pvine  ���  Leading Attractions in Dress Goods, Mantles, Flannels,  Flannelettes, Skirting, and Wrappers.  %  flfc  m  w  Special Discounts in all Departments  m  <m  Balance of Shirt Waists to Clear at I  25c  ��  Odd Sizes in Best Makes Corsets at  50c  PER PAIR  W  m  w  Fall Millinery Opening of Paris and American Hats on Tuesday and  Wednesday, September 12th aqd 13th.  '^i��^"^"!-^^  (1     *  FPrP .,    rP��n r>,n_,n  ....... ..n-i .,  Have'rjiiSUroceiT6d"a;coi.isigiii_etifc 6^JTarritt1.hoiivd  Biado twiejitlti'ifroiii, "I'iilbjSti Jlivn'WrScotilai).:!.  ���\   fjPJie BnRPly if lliriltedfj sajv&Xl dafly nnd'oxamlhb. tlilIs..s^'c!'  j D n .      "       "l' �� �� -'    .  ic^fnWS^wM of Cigars' con-,  ! s$sWn$ opjie following standi  WrB, brands:  BjOok Sfy^effi'WQJs  0opk Conchas '  MocM PurMoMos  fi&wfy Clay Conchas MtttroiS  Menry Clay Puritanos  Wpmann Conchas ;  :Triumfo^ConeJmsr   " ~  La Lola Conchas  We also carry a full line  of Domestic Cigars at prices  to suit all trade.  "     '���"���j  ��  S   ����� iff'J ^'STjj   'i      J a ^W1  jf. you want a stylish lior/efci, fitting suit, jiiaafe.oMhe  bcstj.clbtli over irhpoftod iff Nelson, leuVO" yOur d^def  'Avith 'Jiio. . -.��� ��� '     .    . ' ���- ."-"._  Sjx hUntlrcd (loll.trs worth of new Kobds iiowirAvait=  ifife ybupifi^pjBcCioiri." I giiarantbo satisfaction dr.no srtlg.-  fto Alison JSMtrfe Trlra^y G^,��fe  L<y^'#:R;MkE  0U EAS�� TgRIVlS  ���*B0.SINpsS'A.Nf��;RKg_DKNTlXLf: '���  "*��� ,���:*     ���pitbfiEii-jj*' ;       . - "vl  SUITS $15 -V'.d��;;^-Vi^��  *��� Nclson'is -tip-to>date a'ailorV jiuxt1 ivdotciiay; .Eoiliec Co.*  \Vc��t Baker Street.     Toiephbno IX  Bulbs   for  Fall   Planting'  20,000Holland JhilbH tortrrivoinSortomljer; oOOOJapan  I.ilics lo arrive in October; loOQHhododciKlrouw.Azi.luasf.  MiiKiioliftH, Koku.s. etc. toniTivoin Octobor, '1'lioiiHandg  of Icosert. Cainolias, ITruiti and Orn.'tniuntalTreeK.Slirubi<,  etc., tjrowinK on iny own grounds fbr the full initio.  Catalogue free.  M. J.  Heiti��y  Aiidl wanlilo bo ii) it.   I,have just, roooived ���  Fall     Si'tnMrfcs     of    Suitings    and;*   Qver-1  coatings  representing   a   $50,000  stouk   .10,  clioosc from made ib y'onr .ordoc at niieuH.  Mover liofoifo. hoard of in Nelsjon  All fho'iatoHti  fat_5 in Ftinoy Vesting* for Fall and winter^. .  Steveijs, Tfje Tailor  I'jargoininihoro.f ohft'icc bHilding :lolst nrt.i'tceni;, lit the  . lihettif tiheiif traniwiiy. Ifdr.liriediind.leriiW of sale Hpnly  1,'b'tllb olllctf ofitlie.s)o.inpa.ny,'3Maudo)).'U!l liloukfoornerof  .losuiiliincand Vei'trohiitrcctw. ,  '  ^.      \   "���    '   '���l'..,q.3:)UNGA;?.p Secrolai-y, -  fharles 0. J, Ghrbtie  (&EN13RAJL BROKER.  MRB, LIFB, ACOIDJBNT AKDiSICKNEiSS  i3_rs__t_s__._*src*E!_'   RBAt. BSTAtE AND IiOAN.S.  TO LET���Several houses of different sizes.  FOIl SAL}_-Ileal estate iti nil parte of the city.  1175 Haro Street, Vancouver, B. 0.  Vaneouvex*, B. 0.  ANNOUNCEMENT  Having leased the business of the Nelson Soda Wntor'  Fjictory. I am prepared to supply the trade with all kinds  of carbonated and aerated waters. Family orders solicited.   Prompt delivery.  Facfvoryou',,  Hoofer street.'  N. M. CUMMINS  will do the rest.   In price,  beauty of design and quality  Our Wall Paper  bargains will surprise you.  TiEL-E-piE-roiisr-Ei  ise  During tho, season wo will do-  livor Tec ot private residences  aiid business houses daily in any  desired quantity at easonrable  prices.  WILSON & HARSHAW  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSHSHOElNa  "Wagon repairing promptly attended to by a first-class  wheelwright, .���  ���   ��� ���     .,.������;.   '���  Special attention given to all kinds, of ropairing and  custom work from outside points.        '   .������������"���-,������      ���  SIipp:   H&" Street, between Baker and'Vernon,' Nelson  1TOTIGE.  Canada Drug and Book Co.,  ��� ; ^i3vrxa"-*ijaD  ..     Corner of Uakbr iand Stanley Streets, Nelson   ..  Notice i.s hereby given Mini, from this dale T will nnl. be  responsible for any dcbUi contracted. by my wife, Klisat-  hcl.li JCblly. JAMKS  KICLLY.  Nelson, August 2fltl 1, ISiW.  -sxr. _E?_ _E_OSI_CsrS03ST  (Kx-Shoriff of South Kootenay)  GENERAL AUCTIONEER  Cosh advnnoed on consignments ot merchandise,  P��wU)fllce Box 572   .Nelson, B. 0.  ROYAL SEAL AND  KOOTENAY BELLE  CIGARS;  . ���'���*. :"���: '������.., ���-.  ��� Boarding and day *c.hodlfor girls will 'r&'opcn on th  15th diiy of AitgilSt., Viiciihcl. �� for boarder.-?.   For term  aiid prospectus .apply f O  " ���-.   , MA"  e  terms  DBMOISKLLB KBltN, lMncipal  %$J?-,120> B^ker stto.e.t. botweoii "josephino: and,  ��    "  4Vard'stroel .:.V._.Z:.;,..���;V.:*,.,..;", 1=,-,,..:^��Oofl.  t>0by :i20;,]Jitkcr street, BcYweon-Josaphiho^ndiWl"�� *'  . 'strQcts.cprub. ..;,...;...,.,,.,.,.,..i...:.���$,$;,.-v.;:,. -   -  '% by|?�� .w'L,i l��"P>ovcri)oi%j ^quth"."sido of yor'hon .  .street' ,,,.���  ."���:,. ..-...���..;;;._.".:.��..., & ;^..;,.���x5.*.;5Q0O  50by lad.'wjth iinproA'eriients, south sido. of-^ornonv,"4^  _ street.. a -.,.- -.,.��_i .. >...,;_.... ,u. . t.;.,_..,.,,;,". ,"_,.���,.. .���..; s.".^fft  2flotj? withfcOttngorcnlctl atvSlSporBionth, Victbna   -f.   ,  tMj.rocb...! -.."..'����...,.,.".".��� .".���.��,���....".'".:;t."i".|4':...">"3500,.  S'loUAvith cotUge, rented at ?20 per month, Stiiiiloy " ;  street ;..,,,..,.,,, .��� ,;���.,;;. /;_."........;,,;,.,.. ,3000 .  6lofeiftblo'ekii0r.alloio(i^'1��iM''|__ie!g4'in..,..'.Cs.. -WO  J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  '���Real Estate and General Agents;- ik���cfr:St., iNclsoii  L WmmkM  OUSTDMS BROKERS  AUQflONEE_RS  bm mntam mmmi agents  Baker Street^ Nelson  FIKST 0OOR WKST. HANK B. C. BIJJUDING.  : .    I  ���I  11  BOOT AND SHOE  NOTIOE  (0  UNION   MADE  Kootenay Cigar lanfg. Co.  . .   Nelson, British Columbia.  Tho Tangier Mine, Limited, Albert Canyon, on the  main lino of tho C. I _ Ii., 22milos east of Kevolstoke, i'p-.  quiros.Bix good minors,   Wages J3.60. per day,- ..-..-. *���.. .   ,  Tlio undersigned having nurehascilthb Maslonka stock  of Boots and Ailiot'S, they will be Sold nt greatly reduced  priees.   ItopairltiK, done at old priwes.  GKOROK II. MXLL-KIt,  At MaslOuka's old sLand on Jlallnl.reut.  Nolson, August 23rd, itSDl).  qWe^qjxar a load  Tho undersigned has a largo quantity of flr, cedar, and  taniarac slabs, in ili-inch aud 4-fo0b lengths, suitable for  stovo wood,-which'will be sold for $1 a load at tho mill  yard.  NELSON SAW & PLANING MILLS, Limited.  Nelson, August 19th, 1SS9. '    .  HAIB GOW MD Hiffl OBNAIENTS  Switches from $2 up.  MRS. J. AV.KKARNJSYhas opened a Ladies Hair Dressing Parlor in robni'l, Victoria block,'N ulsoii, and lis prepared tos fii' nish everything in the way of hair goods,  and hair tonics.   Treatment of tho scalp a specialty.  STYLISH'   DRESSMAKING  COSTUMES FOR ALL OCCASIONS  FURNIdlllCD ON SHORT NOTICE.  Josephine Street,  NKLSON  Wc give the vqp'y limv Tkrms fcp those  wishing to borrow liioilcy on iinpi'Oved real  estate.  The only company in tlie province that gives,  you (lie privilege of paying _i. your whole  Loan at Any Timu without a Bonos on giving a GO day notice of your intention Avas so.  ,  OAMBLB ^;09R|B!|L>UV9 A��rt��i,  British .Columbia Permanent Savings & Loan Cbinpany.  Globe Savings & Loan CO., Toronto! ',  Mrs. E. Mcl.aug!|!in  L. Pope  MANUFACTURKR OF  HEAVY TEAM HARNESS  EXPRESS HARNESS, PACK HARNESS  SADDLKS, WHIPS, ETC.  ^ED.;^STEEE*J?,":OT*GSfm  .550 willpnrchasea choice residence corner,' 100 by 120 '���  feet. .   .    .     -,.      :  S2100 will purchase a central lot and residenco.   '"' '  $dqp will piirohiuje two nice lots and shanty, Robson'  street, Hume addition.  $3000 will purchase four nice lots and rosidonce.  111,000 Pooled Fairmont, _ cents.    '  Itlackcock (Ymir) shares 20 cents.  5000 Utica at li cents.  ALEX STEWART   Turner ,fc Bocckh block, Nelson, B. C.  SQUIRE'S   RANCH   FOB   SALE  Containing-120 acres of land within one and a , .  quarter miles of Nelson.  For further 'i  :>..-  .particulars apply to "111  FRED   J.   SQUIBB,   NelSOU,   J3.  Q. 'M  -ii.  ^������..jftwioto..Tn..^u.*W���.w. THE TRIBUNE: KELSON, B.C., FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 1899.  Capital,  Rest,  all paid  up,    -  $12,000,000  6,000,000  LOUD STRATIICONA AND  MT   HOYAL, Prosidont  Hon. GKO. A. imUMMOND Viee-Prosidoiit  K   S... CLOUSTON General Manauor  isrELsoisr **b-r_^._sto"h:  N. W. Cor. Baker and Stanley Streets.      rmANciiKS in     LONDON  (England).   NEW YORK,   CHICAGO  and in tlio principal citios in Canada.  Buy and soil Sterling Kxchango and Cahlo Transfers  OKANT COMMtKCfAL ANI> TKAVKLI.KHS' CHKDITB,  availn'tlo in any pari, of tho world.  DRAKTS I8SUKD    COLLECTIONS MADK! KTC.  SAVINGS BANK BRANCH.  CURRKNT RATK OF INTKRK8T PAID  THE BANK OF  RiTiSH COLUMBIA  NELSON  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and Letters  of Credit on Sl^aguay, U. S., Atlin;, B. C, and  Dawson City, Yul^on. District.  IN   LOVE   WITH   A   PAINTER.  The Romance of a Portrait.  Jacques Bruhiere is an artist whose  mythological pictures have ti most delightful ��� modern air. His Grecian goddesses look like Parisicnnes; their windblown hair, their high-heeled sandals, and  a peculiar twirl given to their drapery  have 'captivated the Parisian ladies. So  tliey crowd Jacques's studio, and implore  him to let them sit tor Diannas and Andromeda's.. But he is a most unromantic  fellow, and is swayed by no considerations other than those of gain. Although  he is but thirty, he litis gained fame and  some fortune; and he is so industrious  that he Hies from useless words and tiiue-  coh.siiiners^-that is to say, women and  bores.. .. -"_ "  A year ago, just after the art exhibit  closed, Jacques determined to go on a  sketching tour. So he packed his trunk,  assisted by his friend, Eugene de Lassi,  and was bidding adieu to his studio, when  the servant entered with a note. It was  a nice little note, daintily .perfumed, and  the address was written in the most delicate hand imaginable. He read it,  frowned, and, crumpling it up, threw it  on the floor. o  "Confound the women!" he cried.  "What's tho matter?" asked his friend.  "Why, I'm such an unlucky fellow,"  replied  Jacques.    "There's  always some  M'Ui.Q." X,;e_. Vfe1' ��_tc|i$. .sttIee-'t,aud.;nitjjnt3ern.  1 ''||ii^M 's"ajU Etigcue,, Who iy.tfs' fepttlfing'  'tlio lJOte, "it's very well written, I assure  you}"full of inostrdelifiafe -wife. Win., are  ^ou^oing to clo with it?"  "'���0hv    you    litertvi'y    men!"   grQaiied  ��J(M'qne��-    "Wimt ain I- going to do wttlj  " >|# "Why, burn it,.of course:   What clo  :y(ju Mixpp��&0 $ iwu��'S0HJ|f to\cla witli it"?''  n"' ''III ���<?il you^yJiiiifc^t^Vdo"^lfilr'i^'^-ft-M'  Eogtfii. , "'you're' grblug ,a��%y���.--"  ���������    ',?f'es;"  "Then give it to iiieP"  "#hyt wmitffiyoti; cU wibh it?" said  Jaeqtie., with ti sfcai'e.  ^Well, J. 1 play painter," replied En-  ft&rxe. 'll_m iiQt much of a one,, but I can  daii!b a little���enough, at all events, to  deceive a woiutin in love. And I'll find  out Who 'Mine. __eanie'' i.s>���that's Only  part of her ilame, I'm sure." c  &6. it was settled. Jacques Brnhiet'e,  liainter, set Off for Switzerland, and Eit-  =gene=de=Iiiis8irnittii-oN0ttei'Srretnainedito  personate him. But only for Mine.  Leonie. Other visitors were told the  truth���that the master wits gone.  At last she came. Eugene's romantic  fancy had painted her tis young and beautiful. B i|t she was'more than tliat���she  was divine. She .-was a brunette, and had  the most delightful nose, the most sparkling eyes, the most ���glorious hair, and the  most adorable little hands and feet that  Eugene liad ever seen. He flattered liiitit  self thtlt he was. correctly liiade up for.  liis role. His velvet blouse and jamvfcy  cap wore a little too clean, perhaps, but  that Was A good fault. '  Mine. Leono wanted her portrait painted, tind it was very difficult for her to decide how it should be done. She wavered long. One day she would be Onipliale*;  the next she had decided that to be  represented as Salome was necessary to  her peace of mind. But when Eugene  liad made his preparations, liis fickle goddess decided that Pglilah was'the character that suited her.v A^iid: then she would  wander around the studio, and drape  herself with the barbaric stuffs used by  Iongrgonfi .models, and" handle the curious  weapons, and examine the porcelains.  And then she would say that she iyas  weary, and would come the next day.  And she would go, leaving Eugene de  Lassi deeper in loVe than' ever. .'������'���  As for liim,-he was in a dream. He had  retired from the world.. At' his own  quarters his door was daily stormed by  publishers, by managers, by printers'  boys, by creditors, and by friends. But  no one knew ���tyh'eroTie'had gone' '���' He had  told his servants he was going away, but  had not told them where. It was wrong,  decidedly wrong; but he took ti certain  ferocious joy in.it when he thought how  he himself had once pursued these same-  editors antl managers.  Eugene had tit last discovered that his  inamorata was a widow, wealthy, and of  good family. Her full name was Leonie  tie Nores. He had never told his love,  but that she was blind to it was impossible. Yet she was certainly blind to his  painting, for she expressed her admiration of it with an enthusiasm that made  Ktigeno wince. But one day, when he  wtis, as usual, attempting to transfer her  to canvas, a ptirticttlarly atrocious tree  which he introduced iii the background  attracted her attention.  "Jacques," said she, "don't you think  that you are���-that you are���well, that  you're losing a little of your skill?"  "What!" shouted Eugene.  "I mean���that is���I'm afraid that I  keep you from your work so much  tliat -"  ���'1 oniy hope that you ��� may keep me  from it forever," returned the amorous  Eugene.    And so the dangerous moment  ptisscd.  *        *        *        *        *        #       *  But this state of affairs could not last  forever. One fine day, as Eugene was  seated upon a divan thinking of his ladylove, who had just departed, who should  enter but Jacques Bruhiere. Yes, there  he was, with his attendant carrying his  umbrella, his sketch-books, his camp-  stools, his baggage���a true artist just  froni the country. The false one  trembled as he thought jbhat his dream  was over. Had he been a Borgia he  would htive slain his friend. As he was  not, he pressed his hand warmly, and  bade him welcome. .  But how could he extricate himself  from his dilemma? How could he answer  to a high-spirited woman for the deception he .had practiced upon" her? As to  persuading Jacques to consent to tiny arrangement for. keeping up ^he deception  that was out of the question; where his  art was concerned the painter would  prove sis deaf as a post and as unmanageable as a balky horse. So. Eugene, was  5Jul&l.f��..-$_^  ��..3ttn;vlly��iiC*briglit idea, loecm'ijed. to/jhmi:?  ^ff&y ^^^l^yigBl^e^ ^ii^i^con|'i|;:  tiniiix -to/. J&iie..0..It���&.��I. (&��i&"la_ ei'l$*������rd&ni)"-'  ^L^nSq^vili^hd flisjirihecl.f ^hTe^-^iI^  . ijovejcl=��tf* .ht i j��gli��t��*3 r j �� ajjcl. jthe;riH,"��^"��.wil|p^x-:t  jjfain and1 beg tfep for.givgiifiss." .   -  Altis] Poo��r I_iigene-'s; idea" "w'ftsiiot it  happy one.   . .        _    "'  I'lie" nex^t d"lj*' when iieoiile ttp;pea-i.ed,it  was J.iictjiieS wlio met 'h _. _ at" the  d06r,  tie was iii blouse, cap. and ctlri'ied"pftjette  : and :b. u_h.e"..,  "Gtxn  I .see, M. Bt'uM&j'e?''  she asked,,  .W'ith-soiue little,siii'pi:isQ,  ,v''That";i�� iuy;iitiiilie^ ikafltiii|e," replied-  the^painferV       _,'������"      *'      "-'  ''Yott Jacques Bruhiere!" said she, with  an nhiused laugh; aucl she pushed by hiiii  ' and entered the, studio.    "Ton the great  paintei'"?   N'd,; rto'!" and She seated hei?self'  a^it'l looked yt hnnclefittiitly.  Btit if she was at her ease ii) the studio,  he was more so. ller quick woman's eye ���  noted tliis, aucl On the easel there was air  t'eady begiiii n canvas in which she reeog-  nir-ed the master's touch. Xieoiijewrts he*  coming ill at ease. She picked up a little  Hindoo god which, stood on the ttible be-  side her^aud fiiigOredi it lier.vously.���Hei_  hands trembled, the little monster slipped from them, and dashed to pieces on  the floor.  Tlie artist stepped to the wall and rung  the bell.   The door opened, and a servant  entered, clad in livery and Avearing im  apron���rendered necessary by tlie fact of  his cleaning: brushes.  "Did monsieur ring?" lie asked.  Leonie .tared tit bun, and grew white.  "Yes, Jean," replied the artist.    "Gather up tlie frngiiients of this trifle, which  madanio     has    unfortunately     broken.  Now," said  he, 'turning   to Leonie,  "if  niiidame will lditdly inform me to what I  owe tlie honor of tliis vis������*'"  He stopped.    Her white, set face, her  "A lackey!" she hissed; "a base lackey!  And I have loved this heartless, cruel, lying wretch!"  With a sudden impulse of fury she  snatched up a pretty toy, a silver poniard,  which lay upon the table, and sprang at  Eugene. Quick as a flash the artist dash*  ed between them. But quick .is he was,  lib was too late. The poniard struck Eugene in the side inflicting a deep wound.  As he did so, Leonie uttered a shriek, and  fainted away.  Eugene's comedy liad become ti tragedy.  "Truly a pretty sight for the studio of  an honest, hard-working painter," groaned Jacques Bruhiere, as he gazed upon  the two prostrate forms. "This comes of  obliging your friends.    Catch me doing it  again."  * .     *        *       *        *        *        *  Three years had passed. Leonie avjis  in the brilliant salon of the Comtesse de  Sagono, whose house aviis always lilled  Avith the literary men of the day, aud she  iiiArariably secured the literary lion. She  Avas making her Avay through the  brilliant throng toAvard Leonie.  "My dear," said she Avhen she reached  her, "you have read that novel of Avhich  all Paris is talking���'Les Deux Princesses?' "  "Yes," said Leonie, "it is a charming  Avork."  "Do you know its author?"  "Eugene de Lassi? No. Is he here  this evening?" .  "Yes, and I Avant to present him to yon.  Ah, there he is. M. de Lassi!" and in  another' moment there stood before  Leonie���the false painter!  For a moment she hesitated; but the old  spell reasserted itself, and she found herself listening, alniOst against her will, to  his pleas for pardon. And he pleaded'his  cause most eloquently.  "I0 am half inclined not to forgive you,"  she said tit length,' "you acted abominably  ���you knoAV you did."  "I acted like a fool and a knave," said  Eugene, "and you ought never to pardon  me; but you will, Avon'tyou?"  "Well," said the beauty, semi-reluctant- ���  ly, "if you'll be a \Tery good boy "  "Yes." ���  "And ncA'er deceive me again������"  "Never."  "And never paint any more such  Avretched trees "  "Never."  "Then I forgi\'e you for haA'ing played  the servant." *  "But I want to play it again."    ��  She looked at him inquiringly.  "I want to be your servant foreAror."  *       ��� *        *        *        *        *        *  Their first child Avas a boy. He was  called Jacques de Lassi, and Bruhiere was  his godfather.  Tbe Treraont Hotel  P. Burns & Co.  M.ALOfJE & TRECILLUS  Hkad Okkice at  NELSON, B. C.  Wholesale and Retail   *  .   .   Dealers in Meats  Wholesale Markets at .Nelson, Rossland, Sandon and Greenwood.  Retail Markets at Nolson, Kaslo, .Sandon, ,Silverton, New'Denver, Ymir, Trail, Grand Forks,  Cascade, Greenwood, Midway, and Sirdar.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded.  PROPIUKTORS  Headquarters for Miners and Prospectors  THR BEST BRANDS OP  FULL LINE OF  Front poors  Inside poors  Screen poors  ������-���    $$^0$0i8,  .-' vS^g/Bjjal',-'���������.���,.*!.���.���'���'���  '�����1^u_i_lnila " '"'������   ���    ���  . SMngfel- -  Rowgrii -aiid  .'.',��� jJ|*���r  Dressed I_*ct__ib��;r  'X-all^iMla^^'*;''  If what you wnntis not instoek w . Will" niakoit for yoti  OALIi A3$t> 6���T:PEtl.0ES. r        .  Liquors and Cigars  ALWAYS ON HAND)  One of the best and most popular hotels in Nelson.  'S HOTEL  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  Heated with Hot Air and  Lighted by Electricity  Largo  comfortable bedrooms and   first-class  dining  room.   Sample rooms for commercial men,  BATES   S2   *E?_i]_a   3D_9_*_T  J. A.  The ilnefet hotel in:tho interior,      ...  Large sample-rooms. ��� 'Steam heat*and electric light.  ''CORNEl|-.Oy ;WA'R1J' AND' 'VERN0N ,S10.-f NJSfcSdjiT  ?   -BAaaEB AnP ward streets, nelson  West Kootenay Butcher Co^  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  BaRer Street, Nelson  E. G. TRAVES, Manager  orders by mail receive careful and prompt attention.   -      ��� ���   -  Nelson Tent and /\wning Factory  PrlANUFACTORY OF ALL KINDS OF CANVAS GOODS  Horse Covers, Wagon Covers, Tents in all sizes-if not in stock made up on  shortest notice-Canvas from thirty inches to nine feet wide.  MAIL ORDERS PROMPTLY: ATTENDED TO  Baker St, Nelson     THJ^O.   MADSQN  algary Brewing Co., Ltd.  A CAR LOAD OF THEIR  ^FAM(XJS  LAQERP^  HAS ARRIVED IN NELSON  ER, BEETON & CO.  AGENTS KOR KOOTENAY DTSTfaCT.  W. P. J)IO'KSJQN  ;. B. H. H.^APPLBV^HAITB  SoloDffp.  ��� J. McPHBB  ilifflipffifl Constpiietion Co.  ��brnplei. "^__tseirlB"nB and.Lighting" for Mines, Townti  P.;pQ."Bpx,���606.��" "'���"'   ��� ' ��� "'��f f"*��J"   "������'"���""'"*'" " _".y ���>_���". 7 JoBephlne.Street, Nelson, B. O.  HALL AND LAKE ��TRfeETS, NELSON  CHARLT?S HILLYER,  PKKSIDKNT  HARRY BOtlSTQN,  ���'"     BEdHK. AR~''    ���  sttlriiig/eye.s. ft'ighteiied liim.  ^el^rf-^NH^niflrtElfer  XpI^EI-P-SE).  MANUFACTURERS' OF AND  DEAIiKRS"IN ..-.������  Rough and jfeessed Lumber  Ifflouldiiigs  .Doors and Sash  Fence Posts and Pickets  Office and Store Fittings  VAcrrony work do^k Tti or'dkh,  SUCH A.  The ohljr.hotcl in JfclSon that hasroriiaihefl.under ono  mitnagoment sinco 1890.  sTJifli -.bed^rooms are: well furnished1 and   lighted by  oleefcricity.       -    ' ��� ��� ������ .  ;Tho diiiing-room is notsecoridi to any in Kdotcimjc.  r T.hejjaisis alwaysistqekodbyitho b6st" .domestic and  imported liquors aiid; cigars," . .   "'- -    .�����  ' THOMAS MADDEN. Proprietor.  MeLEO��    H0Ti��  YJVIIR,   B.   O.  Scroll Sawing  Band Sawing  Wardrobes and  General Joinery Work  IN STOCK  or  and=H_alf  AJways JPresh  Always     Cool  THE BEST GLASS OF BEEE IN NELSON IS  AT THE3  Glass of all Sizes and Kinds  Skwroill on Government wharf.  Haotory and ofllco,-corner Hall street and C.P.R. track  WILL DO WELL TO  BUY THEIR LUMBER  G. 0. BUCHANAN'S  A  a full  largo stock of flrst-class dry material on hand, also  'uli line of sash, doors, mouldings, turnod work, etc.  FACTORY WORK A SPECIALTY  Corner Silica and  Stanley Streets.  L J. CURRAN, Prop.  Yard:   Foot of Hendryx street, Nolson  Telephone, 91  John Rae, Agent  ==���J���Wr-SM ITH~PPoprietorr====  EVERYTHING FIRST-GLASS  Largo and well/lighted Heated by hot ai  Iteasonablo rates :  Sample rooms  Electric bolls and light in every room  Renovated and refurnished throughout  HOTEL   VICTORIA  J. V. WtKS, Proprietor  BToo bus moots all trains RoUoie.h.o   ft 'P.  Hourly stroot car m stAtinn        neveibtuiie! D. U.  Nijiht Grill Itoom in connection, for tho cpnvonieneo Of  guosts arriviiig ftjul (lopartii)_ by uight trains.  ���r . -;". /jfi^ijj.fli^-iTuh'isoii Jfot..��prii)^..   n;.   ������ tl  TilK ,0?f-L'Y NATUlUi. MLNilflRAL "WXTiait*  i'ly'ilTLIOl) r'N" J1I.EITISir GC'LtJ.UH'A".  TH0F?PB &. 0��., btid.  i_rn___IQ-Jleqi$ pei^ 100_pounds.  Will deliver In ton lots  Brick $12 per thousand.  At yard or on scows at government wharf.  i&QQ  PROVINCIAL  189Q  U.N'DKR   THE   AUSPICES   OV  The Bpyal Agricultural and Industrial Society  of British Columbia.        -     -    /���  WILL   HE   HELD   AT  New Westminster  -  ON  OCTOBER 3rd, 4th, 5th and  Baftor streot, between Josephine and  Hall streets, Nelson.  MEALS AT ALL HOURS. DAY OR NIGHT  BAKBRY IM CONNECTION  FAMILY AND PASTRY COOKING A SPKCIALTY  ONLY WH1TK HKLP HMPLOYBI)  ���-     tttTtett-5Tr     ���F*JRO_?*RI-_iirC>-R.  KOOTENAY COFFEE GO.  ! ' NMLSON, B. C.  ���Coffee roasters aitd dealoi-sin Tea and Coffee.  Offer frosh roasted coffee of best quality as follows:  Java and Arabian Macha, por pound $   40  Java and Mocha Blend, 3 pounds.  1 00  Fine Santos, X pounds  1 00  Santos Blond, 5 pounds  1 00  Ojnr Special Blond, 6 pounds. , 1 09'  Our Rio Roast, 6'pounds   100  A trial order solicited.  Salesrooms 2 Doors  East  of  Oddfellows   BlocK,   West  ��� r       Baker Stsset ~  APPLICATION TO  TRANSFER  LICENSE  :Notice is heroby given l.lmt. I will, al. the expiration of  thirty days from the ditto of this notice apply at tho next,  sitting of the Licensing Board of I ho VM$ of Nelson  British Columbia, to he allowed to transfer the retail  linuor license now held by mo for I'.ho KxchiMiiior Saloon,  situate on Lot 1 Block Vi, in the Cilvof Nolson. British  Columbia, to .(times Neelands. A. H. CLKMKNT.S.  Dated at Nelson, B. C, Soptoinbor 1st, lSBiO.  ARCHITECTS.  EWART & CARUTK���Architcct-s.   Rooms 7 and 8 Aberdeen block, Baker street. Nelson.  WANTED.  WANTKD���To purchase a second-hand steam-boiler  . '.  lo 10 H. P.   .Must l)c in good  lowest.'cash price anil where to be s  Nolsoi..  {ood condition.' Unite  sccii.   Presto P. .0.'  The West Kootenay Brick & Lrme Go., Ltd.  Bakrir Stroot        T. G. PB.OOTOR, Manager  C.W.West��  GENERAL TEAMSTERS  AGKNTS 1.-OR  the Imperial Oii Co.   Standard Oil Co.  Washir(g~ton Brick and Lirrje Co.  The H. W. W|cNicII Co., Ltd., Canadian Ar.tfira-  ' cite Coal (Hard)  Dealers Ir.  STOVEWOOD  Nelson Ipom Works  MANUKACTUHKBS OF  ENGINES, BOILERS, SSAPTINO. IRON AND  ESRASS CASTINGS OF EVERY DESCRIPTION  Repairs promptly attondod to.       P. O. Box 173.  LODGE  T. LILLIK.C.C.  MEETINGS.  No,  25,  .1. corner  Tuesday ovoning at  liy invited toattcnt'  R. G. JOY, K. of R, &S.  KNIGHTS  OK PYTHIAS-Nelson   I'^odiifo,  Knights of Pythias, meots ii  er and ICootetiay streets, every  '8 o'clock.   Visiting Knights cordially invited toattend.  NELSON LOD0K, NO. 23, A. K. & A. M. Moots  second Wednosday in oach month. Sojourning  brothron invited.  NKLSONT L. O. L., No. IKB. meet* in   I. O. O. \-\ .Hall,  corner Baker .and  Kootonay streot.s,  1st and 3rd  .'Kriilay of each niohth.  vitod.  JOHN TOYK, \V. M.  Visiting brethern cordially in-  V. J. BItAULKY. Kec.Seo. . :  NKLSO.V    /KItIK,   Number .22. -Kntternal  Order   of  Kaglse, meel-s every secoud and fourth Wednesday in  each .month in 'Fraternity JIit.Il.   Visiting brethren welcome.    "���' :   ���  J. IRVING. I��rosideiiU        J. It WRAY. Soorotary.  $15,000 IN PRIZES $j5i0p0  OPEN   TO   THE   WdRLD  A Round of Pleasure for Four Wiiole Days  H.OBSK IIACK8        HICYCi.K R'ACKi. __     ACipATirB  ( .lAMPIONSHlP LACitOSSK NAVAL ANIS  M 1'l.I.T'AIt V .SPO'MT. ��� GYMlJlfANA  HAH}. MALL    KOO'UBALI..   BANI").  TOUUNASIKNT.  MAGNIFICENT ILLTIMINATIONS !  OnLti. concert' ev��ry e .biflug.  HrjicctuI tuinu.:) tun nt the Ntnv'.W'et.in .w_��" _pc_ _h'ou>_.  ��� - jiorHirr exriti siolis froni (Si 1 .fulfils, at. greatly jiSjrt. I ceil.  mlus.  Km- s|ii'<-ifii ff.itjn,c��..��t! small iisi-nrt iritis.  N'n 1'nmiurf ffi: .liurgi.nl fur exhibits*.  VSKf'fTiVK ill. 'w(>i:whi. nm'or OviSrts.T. J. Trap.*,'  \V. J, AralhiT-. (let), li. HrynHier, It 1?. .Anderson, Alii..!,.  {'. &-o|i. AJil. M. . indnir.'  h'<n-j>i:iz��-'l^ts, entry forms add fnll ]mri.i.liltit��. write  T. .1.'I'ltAI'l'. ARTUCR MALINS.  t'resldisnl. ^ecfeiary.  \V. II. KWARY. CoM:iJiii��simn.'.r.  R. REISTERER & Ca  BRKWBRS AND BOTTLERS OF  Fine Lager Beep,  Ale and Poptep  Prompt and regular  delivery to tho trade.  Brewery at Nelson.  APPLICATION TOJFRANSFER LiCENSE.  Thirty days notice is hereby (fiven that I will apply ftt  the next sitting of tho Licensing Board of tho City of  Nelson, I?. O., to be allowed to transfer the retail liquor  license now held by mo for tho Clarko Hotel, situate on  lots numbered clevon. and twelve (U and 121In block  mimhercd ti yis (5) of the City of Nelson, British Columbia,  lo Frank Campbell and George VV, Bartlett.  E. C. CLARKE.  Dated at Nelson. B. C��� this loth day of Ails, ist, 1SJ9  APPLICATION    TO   PURCHASE    LAND.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days after datO, I,  the undersigned, intomi to apply to the chief commissioner of lauds and work', Victoria, B. C.( for tho purchase of the foliowiiiR described piece of laud, situato on  tho-Nelson.sidd of Kootenay river, and boing'atout, seven  miles up 'froni Nolson:   Commencing at a post marked  "Geo. C. Tunsiall, Junior's S. AV". Corner"': thence ,<Mtafc,  eighty chains; thence north forty chain-; to���-wh.oro low-  water mark is; and then following tho sinuosities of the  shoro to the point ot commencement; all containing,  more or loss. 100 acres. GEO, C. TUNSTALL, JR.  August 7tU. 1889. THE TRTBUNE: NELSON, B.C., FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER. 8, 1899.  DON'T  WASTE  YOUR  MONEY  ON  BOTTLES  WE  CAN    .  SELL  YOU  PERFUMES  IN BULK  And there are no perfumes in Nelson  equal to those which we have just received. We are now opening up full lines  of Roger & Gallet's and Legrand's celebrated French Perfumes, as well as those  of the Crown Perfumery Company of  London. These orders may be purchased  either in bulk or in bottles. See our assortment  of French  Toilet  Soaps.  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  Special Reduction to Clear  / have a number of broken lines of Men's Shoes which  I have reduced below cost in many instances to make  room, for fall stocks: These goods are first-class, including  all leading makers, such as GEORGE T. SLATER & SONS,  AMES-HOLDEN, JAMES McPHERSON, D. W. KING & CO.,  and other makers.  Postoffice Store f        A        _T"tTI    k^RD  BAKKR STRELT, NKLSON.    , ..%_#���-       _TT_.�� V__I JI JL-4. JT%_._L-_| J-"V.  THE LOCAL NEWS OF THE TOWN  Tlio ncgv Catholic church will be practically completed today. The edifice will  be opened during the lirst week in October. The choir will be under tlie direction of \V. V. Brougham.  A. Teeter of .Slocan City is securing a  representative display of mineral from  the various mines in that section for exhibition tit the Spokane fruit fair. He  will accompany tlie exhibit and vouchsafe information respecting the resources  of the cam]).  A number of mining men have made  their appearance tit Slocan City this week  in cpiest of properties.  Tlie Arlington mine has again increased  its force. Development is proceeding in  a most satisfactory manner.'  Judge Forin last evening adjourned  the sittings of the county court till Saturday or JNIondtty. lie will leave on the  lilth instant for Rovelstoko, from which  point he will leave, for East Kootenay in  attendance upon county court business.  Alex McLeod of Ainswortli, whose arm  and leg were badly lacerated in a inixup  with a bear, is doing very Avell in the  Kaslo hospital. The only danger now is  the possibility of blood poisoning.  J. Pittock is building a neat six-room  cottage in Bogustown. C. H. Leicester  has the contract.  Messrs. Ewart & Carrie are preparing  plans for a seven-room.cottage which W.  W. Beer will erect on the corner of Silica,  and Hendryx streets; also plans for a  two story business block, 30 by 50, which  Dr. G. A. B. Hall will put up on Baker  street.  .Stamford Chapman, a young man, was  before police magistrate Crease yesterday  morning upon a charge of stealing a solitaire and an opal ring. The complainant  in the case was E. E. Phair. Chapman  was remanded for three days.  It is rumored that W. A. Carlyle, superintendent of the Le Roi mine at Rossland, has been offered the ���superinten-  dency of the celebrated Rio Tinto copper  mines in Spain at a salary of $25,000 a  year.  Married at the residence of S. Eblund  at;Nelson oh the 7th instant, by Rev. R.  Frew, .John Anderson and Augusta Carlson, both of Nelson. ���_ ���.." .  The ctlse of Brandon vs. Ratcliffe,  which involves a back payment upon a  lot in the Brandon townsite, was not  tried yesterday owing to the decision of  judge Forin to go to Rossland. There  are several witnesses in the case, from  .Slocan City and they will be obliged to  wait until it is convenient for judge  Form to hear the case.  The ball given by the members of the  Nelson baseball team in the opera house  last evening was not as well attended as  was-.expected, but those who did attend  enjoyed themselves. Steiner's orchestra  furnished the music, and the arrangements .made for the affair throughout  were of the best.  Ball Games Yesterday.  Buffalo (), Milwaukee 4.  Detroit 11, St. Paul 7.  Minneapolis ., 'Indianapolis 2.  First game��� Grand Rapids 11, Kansas  City i). Second game���Kansas City 8,  Grand Rapids 7.  Boston 2, Brooklyn 1.  .St. Louis 2, Cincinnati 1.  Chicago 7, Cleveland 0.  ���S\ .ishington 5, Philadelphia 1.  ���'New York 0, Baltimore 10.  Pittsburg 'I, Louisville 7.  The Metal Market.  ]\Ti?\v York, September 7.���Copper  quiet; brokers' $18.50, exchange $18.50.-  Lead quiet; brokers' $4.10; exchange  $4.00@$4.(*8.  :   '���':      BUSINESS   MENTION. ~  A  LARGE  CONSIGNMENT  JUST  OPENED  We can supply you witl] Cartridges  TO SUIT YOUR RIFLE  Carpenter's Tools  A   FULL  LINE  SHELF HARDWARE  THE BEST ASSORTED  STOCK  IN THE KOOTENAYS  Wanted���Girl  for  general housework.'  Apply lo Mrs. .Su'iuiiioll, Mill struct, opposite Koiiiiiu  Catholic church.  To Let���Neatly furnished rooms, at corner Ward and Victoria streets. Apply to A. ll.C.'lciiionts.  Situation Wanted���As general servant.  Address P.O. box 90, Nolson.  For :SaIe���Lots -13  and  14,  block  42,  with improvements.   Apply to It. G. .loy, Slur Hakory.  Counters, shelves, and store-fixtures  foi sale.   Apply to Tlieo. "Mailson, Baker street, .Nelson.  Furnished rooms to let.    Apply to Mrs.  L. M. Jameson, Carney Mock, .Haker street west.  To Rent���Two stores oroilices and basement, 2;") by SO feet, also two living rooms on first lloor,  opposite postolliee on Victoria, streot.' .or salo���Lols Hi  and 11 block Xlc. S7IH1; 161,7 block 15, addition A, ��'-':._;  lots at and 22 block S. Apply.to W. A. Jowett, Victoria  street,. Nelson. ��� '    "  Furnished   Rooms ��� With  baths and  electric lifjht.   Silica street, opposite Knglish church.  A young man waiits position as bookkeeper.' Also experience as clerk in groceries, boots and  shoes and dry goods. Address box 2;I8. First-class reference.  STOVES AND  KITCHEN .UTENSILS  FAHYS  (Jtcm&wJC  NELSON  KASLO  SANDON  Are You Going for a Holiday?  Why, yes; on a fishing excursion and I intend to  buy my tackle from  The Lawrence Hardware Co.  Who keeps the best and cheapest goods in Nelson  '. Sctt-ll^ & C6:r^MMbrhMhoh CkrA:Kte. Sofe  .ten ife Qo,, and- other-leading makers: -  A���~". u-.l     i i    . rfft���i-l i ������������ --Jn u...---a���;_���  J___ti:ce=Gar^��:^  s  Spring's  'Wa"^"__^&i^6",at6i3!i_" which  H$& &^<3i$isecl to ��5^11 oil Sat-5  D' D        - "      P        " Dlf" D   ' P" IV "n   " p     41        l*P.QDn �� o D  ,ur$a|* akri'v.e^ ^iff Nelson yes^-  'l^rP^jt^o^a^s ,;S<a<pnBr than  we '��%p&cfte<k We we now  lzM$y WMMng Wie goods foi* i  our   #REAT  SLAl^HTER  :lL___^__MM(Sh*J8^^  on Friday morning. The stock  represents $5000   worth   of  Froni Seorge Gale & Bon  | j-I  Large Shipment of �� J  8  From The G-endron Mnfg. Co.  X>.    lyC^^A.SfTSZTT-R,   &   CO.  ���&m  Goods  Clothimg  WE STILL HAVE A FEW HAMMOCKS LEFT  -�� which we are selling at a snap  ALL KINDS OF CAMPING SUPPLIES  'Lmmmmi,-Mm^mMrm^(M  ySr^ �� utf*V�� $��}?^'  n:(p0B *��Dn*^n*7D��V-'nnn  ��       _a   ��BB "\% "  n*   ��    '     n����D  �� . .ft ^"onft. _?  U WEST BAKER STREET  Teiepil.dhe W.   ^o$to0ee ^m K &M "  mm  Tho fjrc'vt sfoek-lmyin. conlcv It .-Nclsoii. IX lifts Iho  liiost wholesale 'houses, largesl' StoBk, hent otipmitSHiil'y  forselt'ctioliof (roytl*iu)il lies*!, r^l'fics.  M'oiSfll at.'M'll&lusHuKnd felftil.   Wo. Intro the lumeSti  stock "lira c.   ~ .  IJyo'ti wnnt afetfod diiunoiid rin_t; grt 10, .IncOlj l)o\'ei''��  ii ^,*mi  *..qi.mpii >.,e(i'iii()_ |;j,vneil,li fe,i�� I Ifi'uvui r.  It y_ ii WJVnt to, tuiy lit wliolosniifKo J(�� Dover's  IT J'tJii, wiliit: tlr.slM'.li'tsK kooiIs ii'v ,lat!ol�� 'Do. up'm  Wat ell j'eliitiriiiK n HpUeialty, nil w._ rlv giiiipiiitisccl.  JACOB POVER, Jeweler, Nelson.  's Nest Pass Goa  12  Telephone 93.  FOR  ICE  CREAM AND  FRESH  FRUIT  OF ANY KIND.  Come in and try our Ice Cream Soda and  Refreshing Drinks.  Noxt Door to  I\ Burns & Oo.  HUMPHREYS &.PITTOCK  NEAR FORT SHEPPARD RAILWAY DEPOT  THE   FINEST   PLEASURE   RESORT   IN   KOOTENAY  Special Notice to tlie People of Kootenay  I am now prepared to test the eyes  of the people, as I have in my department a first-class optican. I have a  large selection of gold frames and the  very best of lenses. Call and get your  eyes examined at"; . .  JACOB DOVER'S The Jeweler  DELIVERED  Orders may be left with C. W. West  & Co., or With.  CHARLES St. BARBE, Agent.  Oflicc oh Baker strcol,. two doors from Hank of X). 0.  won, _R_E3i_NrT  Dining-room and bed rooms of the  Rosebery Hotel, at Rosebery, on Slocan lake.   Apply to    J. T. NAULT.  Rosebery, September 2nd, 1899.  Paia.ce   Bakery  Bread delivered to any part of tho city.  Cakes, pastry, and confectionery a specialty.  PAYS FOR A PINT OF NICE RICH  ANY FLAVOR  trisay  Get the Best Jams  CRAWFORD BROTHERS  ��� Noxt to Jttoyol Hotel, Stanloy Streot, Nelixra  We have just received a large consignment of the-^  DYSON-GIBSON  COMPANY'S JAMS AND  PICKLES  Also a complete assortment of the  TORONTO   BISCUIT COMPANY'S SWEET BISCUITS  Baker Street West, Nelson   John A. Irving <fr Co.  Strachan   Bros.  ��� 3?iJ-D*'M*e3ED3R��.  ETO.  Q*Er��*E3*B_2k.: _=COXJ��_3   BLOCK

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