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 A CONFERENCE MAY BE HELD TO  Adjust the Transvaal Difficulty.  London, September 14.���While the  stall* of the foreign ollice still maintain  continuous communication tonight with  Mr. Chamberlain at Birmingham, it is  not believed now that the result of the  debate in the volksraad will be received  before Friday. Dispatches from Capetown dated tonight attach great importance to an article in the Onsland, the  organ of the Afrikander Bund, which  urges the Transvaal government to renew its offer regarding a conference, declaring that there is no reason why the  Transvaal should not accept a conference,  and calling attention to the fact that the  word "suzerainty" is not mentioned by  Mr. Chamberlain, and that, therefore,  there is nothing to indicate an obligation  on the part of either government to  abandon its view on the subject. This  article is understood to be the outcome  of an important Africander caucus held  to discuss the Chamberlain 'matter,and it  is understood that the argument has  been fortilied by strong messages to  Pretoria, urging "the volksraad to  forego the suzerainty objection,  and        to        concede the        British  proposals. There is every reason to believe that Mr. Holl'meyer, the Afrikander'  leader, has wired Kruger to the same  effect, and that similar representations  have been telegraphed from the Orange  ��vec State.  Pretoria,    September    14.���The   discussion of the first draft'of the reply to  the   British   note   ended    this   evening,  president Kruger having left at 4 o'clock  and not  having returned.    It   is   understood that the government will draw up  the reply in its final form tomorrow and  immediately submit it to the volksraad.  The reply will be  in   terms  strongly influenced by the ..Orange Free State, and  :  among other features the maintenance of  ���   the convention of 18S4 will be strongly  j   asserted.    The situation   this  evening is  not considered  as   favorable  as  it  was  during the forenoon.  London, September 14.���The Pretoria  correspondent of the Daily Chronicle  says that when Conyngham Greene, the  British diplomatic agent, has suggested  forty-eight hours as the period within  which the South African reply was expected, the Transvaal 'representative replied : " If your suggestion is serious the  reply will be ready in forty-eight minutes." President Kruger's intimations^  according to the Daily Chronicle, aie pessimistic regauling the situation. The  Precoi i.i correspondent of the Times  ~.tys: "It is \cry doubtful whether an  unqualified acceptance of Great Biitain's  demand-, will beghen."  The Paris correspondent of the Times  sa vs that M Doloasso, the I<Yonch foreign  minister, has diiected the Fiench consul  in the Trans\aal to endeavor to persuade  picsident Kiuger to accept Mr. Chambei-  lain's proposal. The Protoiia correspondent of the Daily Telegraph says:  "The inembeis of the volksraad iccyived  Mr. Chainbei Iain's dispatch defiantly today, (Thutsday), individu.il membcis declining Great Britain must moderate her  demands. On the other hand a rumor Ls  current that Kruger faAors compliance  and ha*, even suggested that he desires  the irrcconcil.ibles to lea\e Pretoiia and  consult their constituents, theieby avoiding their opposition. This belief is held  in Johannesbuig and accounts for the  hopeful condition of the market, but the  general public is pessimistic."  The Times publishes the following dispatch from Johannesburg: "The attitude of the Orange Fi eo State continue-.  President Stem's silence is inteipietod as  showing an intention to support the  Transvaal tluough thick and thin, though  -his influence at present is on-tho-side of  peace. Public feeling is running very  high, and unless Kruger makes an emphatic pronouncement in favor of conciliation, the great majority of the Boers  Mill inevitably ' vote against any concessions beyond a seven years' franchise.  The Capetown correspondent of the  Daily News s.'iys: "A thousand men are  ngaged iu stiengthening the defences of  3 .etoria, tienehes arc being excavated,  aud earthworks converted. It is reported  that both mads will adjourn at the end  of the week to enable meinbeis to consult  tlwir constituents on the questions raised  in Mr. Chainbei Iain's dispatch."  ^  "/_  V,  ���t^.  7  FRIDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 15, 1899.  PUBLISHED AT NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  DAILY (BY MAIL) $5 A YEAR; WEEKLY, $2.  that the ship had been altered in her interior arrangements since the original  inspection on the issue of permit to carry  passengers, with the result that it is now  fully in accordance with the requirements  of the British law, even for the 1200  troops on board. It is said at the state  department that the Hong Kong authorities must have taken this view ami have  acted voluntarily in releasing the ship,  for there was not time before to have  heard from London.  MARVELS "WILL BE EXHIBITED  % lie Explorers Heard From.  St. PUTEBSMtftt-o-v September 14.���A  dispatch from Hamtuerfest, the norther-  most town of Norway, announces the arrival there of the British commercial expedition, wliich vainly attempted to explore the mouths of the river Obi aud  other Siberian streams. The expedition  Was .turned'back by ice, after losing its  ship,"the Arthur, which was crushed  the floes.   There was no loss of life.   .  by  The Tartar Incident Closed.  Washington, September 14.���The Tartar incident is regarded here as closed.  It is learned at the state department that  the representations made by Mr. Choate  at London on this subject were in the  nature of a protest. The authorities here  had convinced themselves that they had  no right to claim exemption for the Tartar from the operation of British law in  a British port, because the nationality of  the ship had not been changed- by the  mere fact that she had been chartered  for a certain specific duty by. United  States officers. The basis of application j  to tlie British. government was the fact i  At Paris in 1900.  Paris, September 14.���-Tho exposition  of 1000 is assuming form. Exhibitors  arc beginning to get their marvels under  roofs. For the lirst time in history an  international show will open on time.  ��� The growth ofthe great white buildings  brings to mind the. mushroom rising of  boyhood's circus tents. The great and  little art palaces -are almost completed,  and the ugly buildings which hid them  from tho ever-passing throngs on the  Champs Elysee have been torn down.  The beautiful bridge across the Seine,  which was, in a. moment of hysteria,  named after the c/.ar of Russia, and  which will, of course, have to be renamed  in case the Russian bear snarls tit France,  is nearly .finished. ' The builders are  changing their attention from the framework to the decorations of the buildings,  and the railway lines are already beginning to feel the great rush of freight  business which will clog their lines from  now until after the exhibition opens.  The most interesting of the scientific  exhibits will be the great telescope, built  on an entirely new plan. The difference  between 210,000 miles and��� '-forty-two.  .miles is said by its projectors to be what  this great instrument will bring about  when the .anxious American looks at the  moon through it. It will magnify the  moon 10,000 times. The highest magnifying'power obtained through any other  telescope so far has been about 4000  times. An object on-the surface of the  moon 700 feet long will be visible to the  eye at the telescope's big reflector as an  object one-thii tieth of an inch in length.  The veiy largest ocean steamer that sails  earthly seas would look, if transported  aud set alloat on a moon lake, somewhat  smaller than this when gazed at by the  aid of the big -telescope. -This machine  will cost, completed, more than $800,000.  its object glasses will weigh 500 pounds  and cost not less than $120,000.  Of course the crank has had and is still  haA ing his day in connection with the  Paris show. A list of the wild schemes  which have been submitted to the mana-  geis of the exposition would fill all the  columns of a paper. The Eiffel tower  and the great wheel already stand on the  exposition grounds. Another plan which  will ]3i obably be carried out consists of  an immense umbrella with its stem oi  handle planted fitmly in the earth. To  the end of each of its ribs will be attached a car somewhat smaller than  those in the Ferris wheel. When the  steam engine opens the umbrella, these  cat.s will, of com so, be carried up into  the air by the libs. Just where the fun  of being slowly laised to a height of sixty  or seventy feet at the end of a big umbrella will come iu must be for the gentle  reader to figure alone.  ���The-biggest room iii-tho-world-will also  bcafeatuie of the Paris show. Tliere  aie laiger buildings than Machinery Hall  a\ ill be, but according to the claims made  by the Parisian promoters, none has ever  had so great a single floor space���12,541  metres. The amphitheatre has been  planned to seat 15,000 spectators, daylight being admitted tluough an immense cupola of glass.  Two interesting raihvay features are  under way. One is an American raihvay  tiain consisting of ordinaiy coaches,  palace car and express car, wliich will  run frequently between the main grounds  of the exposition and the annex at  Vicennes. The other i ail-way novelty  will be au ininiOuse panorama of the barbaric   scenery  along  the czar's famous  trans-Siberian railway. .   '.'���  ___.        ,       _, ^. ^  Overwhelmed With Communications;;'-  Wasu iNG.TON, Septeniber 1_.���President McKiuley is daily receiving letters',  petitions and resolutions from various  parts of the country, urging bis 'mediation in behalf of Dreyfus, and suggesting  that he tender his good offices in: the  pending dispute between Great Britain  and the Transvaal. These have come in  such volume that there has not been any  acknowledgment in many cases. All  these communications are being turned  over to the state department" as they arrive. The administration will take no  action, holding that until the interest of  the United States or the rights of her  citizens tire involved it is not within, the  province of this country to meddle in  domestic or foreign affairs of other  countries.  NELSON HAS MANY BRICK BLOCKS  And More Are Being Built.  When the buildings now in course of  erection are completed Nelson will have  more brick buildings than all the towns  in the interior of the province combined.  Placed side by side the completed anrl uncompleted brick structures would give a  frontage of ouc-cighth of a mile. In the  west ward the frontage Will amount to  .��>75 feet, consisting of the London <fc B. C.  offices, Bank of Montreal, Oddfellows  block, McKillop block, Hebden <fe Hebden  building, Elliot block, Mara-Barnard  block, Hudson's Bay block, and Lawrence  Hardware Company's block. In the East  ward the brick frontage will be 400 feet,  as follows : Madden block, Burns Bloek,  Victoria block, Aberdeen block, Clement  & Hillyer block, McDonald block, Turner,  Beeton & Co. building, Houston block,  West block, Malone & Tregillus block,  and Hall-block. It is not much wonder  that a gentleman connected with a large  fire insurance company remarked that  Nelson had as low rates of insurance as  cities like Portland, Oregon, and Oakland,  California. The town has lowr rates because its business men have had the foresight to substitute brick and stone aud  iron for wood.    That is the only  reason.  MINE MANAGERS RAN AGAINST  RAILWAY" NOTES.  W. P. Tierney & Co, will probaby complete their contract on the Columbia &  Kootenay line inside of two Aveeks. Nothing has yet been heard from Montreal  with respect to further appropriation for  the improvement of the roadbed.  There arrived in Nelson yesterday over  the Canadian Pacific one car of hogs for  P. Burns <fc Co. and one car of butter for  the Parsons Produce Company. The hogs  were shipped from Toronto and the but:  ter from Calgary.  Complaint is made by travelers that  the Canadian Pacific does not allow refreshments to be sold on its boats between Nelson aud Kootenay Landing.  Passengers are on tho steamer for several  hours, and those who are hungry must  remain so until breakfast is served in the  dining-car attached to the Crow's Nest  Pass train.  - The Future For American Catholicism.  London,   September   15.���The   Times  prints this morning a four-column article  from its Homo correspondent on the pope  and Americanism which says:    "The  recent conflict was  of intense interest for  Englishmen because behind the name  of  Hecker, and all it implies lies  the  wider  and weightiest question in Roman Catholicism with its  infallible authority and  ironframe work of dogma."  After giving  the  stoiy  of father  Hecker, hit, movements, aud of the recent conflict the correspondent concludes  as  follows :     ''So  long as the American Catholics formulate  no doetiine, claim no  libeity  and avoid  all action w hich might give a  handle to  their foes, they may hope to live in peace.  Yet the question arises how long will respect for their past, their independence  in spirit, and especially the constant influence   of   the   Amciican   en\ iromueut  permit them to hold their tranquility on  sufferance or to enjoy their  freedom by  stealth.    The duel  between  the  Anglo-  Saxoirtemperament and the"Jesuindiscipline   will  be  worth  watching, for  the  stake of civilization in its outcome is  by  no means small." ,  A Minister That Was' Posted.  Some four months ago II. E. Croasdaile,  J. Roderick Robertson, J. J. Campbell  and other reputed mine managers had a  conference behind closed doors with minister of mines Hume, and they did not,  make it particularly pleasant for him for  about an hour. But the tables .are .sometimes turned, .and the same men got more  than they bargained for yesterday from  ono of Mr. Hume's colleagues.  Several members of the Mine Owners'  Association    liad    a    conference    with  finance   minister    Cotton,    when     they  stated their objections to the  eight-hour  law,  and  asked  for  its suspension until  evidence could be taken by a commission  as to thp effect of the legislation upon the  mining-industry.-There were in the party  T. G. Procter, J.  L.  Stocks,  J.   Roderick  Robertson,  .7.  J. Campbell, H. E. Croasdaile, T. J. Duncan, H. A. Barton, E. Nelson Fell, George Kydd;  11.  S.  Kinghorn,  Percy Chapman,  II. It.  Bellamy,  Bruce  Archibald and two or  three  others, but  when   the   conference   was   over   there  was   no   occasion   to   waste   any   sympathy   upon   the. finance  minister.    He  was    well    informed    and    refused    to  be   taken   in   by   broad  general   statements.       When    the    mine    managers  asked for the suspension of the law until  a commission could make a report  upon  it, the finance minister replied that  the  mine  managers  would  be in no position  to give evidence upon the eight-hour law  until they worked their mines  under  it.  He mentioned  the suggestion that  the  mine  managers  should   give  the  law a  trial before they  condemned  it.    When  the mine managers attacked the law, upon the economic basis, the finance minister- asked what the increase in cost would  amount to per'ton,upon- the  ore  mined.  They could not answer.    He then  asked  them if it wits' not true  that  since  the  eight-hour law came into  effect  greater  reductions had been made in the smelting  charges upon ore than the increased cost  of labor amounted to. The mine managers  were not in a position to deny that this  was  so.     The mine managers, thenyat-  tempted to show that the legi|l^tjiKe||i|||ife!;  imposed heavy charges upon fee^nuningl  industry, but the  finance  niiHStei'SiSi'S-/  duced "figuies which  showed%t*hp?:��tli^.  aggregate of ,the mineral  t4t^JI;^ii'|i?tlt^  the metalliferous mines of the��b^ir^yrncp^  did not exceed $10,000 per anpum!":'; ��pl|i|>^  sum   represented  the   total :.%tS.".^li|y'iejl;  upon all the metal mines of tli^:pj|fei|rce^;  and was in   leahty  less  than.y iihey-t?^e��  contiibuted by some of the ftw'hilug/.diS:-  tricts along the Fiaser river. ;='T|ie;rO::W%5i  nothing indefinite in t>he financfeMinifetei^  announcement of the governmehpsyp^cy'  with respect to the eight-hour.tla*wi. -rimi&l  government will enforce the la^v ttiid Vi|J::  attempt    will   be   made   to .gefiilt'e.��� :'xW  repeal.        Mr,    Cotton    went?.    i-ui'thery  He said that not only would the present  government uphold   the   lawr|*.'Ibiit   <MTy  government   which    might   sivceeedy it  would do the same, because the people of  British Columbia would not elect alegis>  lature  committed  to the  repeal of; tfhe  law.    The   mine   manager"  quitted' tin*  conference with the conviction that; they  have bitten off moie than they can chew  in the eight-hour matter.  saries of the insurgents who take all the  natives have got, the latter are iii a state  of semi-starvation. They have no faith  in the Tagalos and earnestly Wish American protection. The insurgent leader,  general LucaBanata, has bolted to Japan,  taking with him $2000 collected for tho  insurgents. The condition in the island,  it is asserted, is rapidly approaching riot  and anarchy, as the heavy and continued  drag on the natives in the form of  tribute exasperates, and tliey threaten  desperate,resistance if it continues.  NO TRUTH IN THE REPORT THAT  Insurance Bates Are to be Eeduced.  T. J. A. Ticdmaiin of San Francisco, inspector  of  the  Scottish   Union and National  Insurance  Company,  and   A.  A.  Boak   of   Vancouver,  president  of   the  Mainland board of fire underwriters, are  in Nelson on business connected wyith fire  insurance.      Both   gentlemen state emphatically that they have  no  authority  to reduce rates for fire insurance at Nelson or anywhere else, and that no reduction is contemplated.    Nelson now has. a  lower rate of insurance than  many more  pretentions American cities, and'tis low a  rate  as any city  in   British  Columbia.  Rates   are   not   arbitrarily lowered by  board   companies.     Brick   buildings   in  Nelson take the same rate as brick buildings in Vancouver  or Victoria,  and the  more  brick buildings in a block the less  will be the rate on frame buildings iu the  same  block.    This  is   the only  way  in  which insurance.rates Avill be reduced in  Nelson.  Both gentlemen expressed themselves as fairly  well  satisfied with the  means of fighting fire in Nelson, but both  are much in  favor of chemical  engines.  They maintain that a  too  liberal use of  water often does more damage than fire,  and that such losses are prevented by the  use of chemical engines.    With a moderate-sized , chemical   engine   and   a    fire  alarm   system   installed,    Nelson,    they  claim, would be in a very  good  position  from an insurance man's point of view.  Dyea to he,Bemoved to Skagway.     ���  Thereis a scheme on foot to remove all  the buildings^^ju |)yeav%to; Skagway sthat  i   lr-VT   '''r   VD -   ���    'j     -:r'*1,$ 'ti-n.-lt    ,=    _��"tjC-_. ���   ���   ��i  ".j r*"3 _n 1      -n'r-~   "iT1 _����   u      '  -a   n u    "-jii"crG       . H    fm  -Ti   - -jj   "-"���"-  Want Something for Accrued Interest,  Baseball Games.  Brooklyn 7, Pittsburg 5.  Brooklyn 7, Pittsburg 1.  Baltimore 5, Louisville <��.  A Few Opera Singer.  MoNTRKAf., September 14.���Grace Van  Studdiford, better known in theatiical  circles as Grace Quive, who some three  years ago left the Bostonians owing to a  disagicement with Jesse Bartlett Davis,  made her reappearance in light opeia  with Jell De Angeles in "The Jolly  Musketeer," replacing Hilda Clarke. Her  success was almost instantaneous, and it  is the moie creditable inasmuch as Miss  Clarke was a great favorite in Montreal.  Miss Van Studdiford's voice is rouiai'kably  strong, pure find- flexible.  France Increases Expenditures.  ��� Paius, September 14.���The French  budget for the year 1900 shows an increase in the estimated -expenditure of  4,500,000 francs. The war and marine  departments ask for 3,600*000 francs for  the supplementary force in Algiers and  iii the building of new warships. The  national debt amounts to #0,000,000  francs.  Having received the puichase price of  the $60,000 woi th of city debentures the  city council will now endeavor to secure  something fiom the piuehase oil account  of the accrued interest. The debentures'  bear interest fiom July 20th arid the proposal oJ the city is that the imrchaser be  allowed ten days as. a reasonable time  within which to-satisfy himself as to the  legality of tlie money bylaws authorizing  the issue, ami that he pay the accrued  interest for the remainder of the time  which was consumed by the lawyers in  Toronto.   A Vague Story of a Daiing Bobbery.  London, September 11.���It is reported  that a daring robbery of ��12,000 " while  the -amount was in transit in a cab from  a branch to tlie head office of a big city  bank, occurred today. The details are  printed without names and no confirma*  tion is obtainable. It is said the bank  messenger was buncoed by a thief  dressed in the-uniform- of the bank.  ;-sidc_"a'l?l$i^  %a|S -^S^^g^l^ig^^g,^ $| life  iqiUft^tji^  '/^ciVi^itdb^  y^i4|!^;iiS-^  '^ti^d^  siti'sl^f}^^  'ses&riil!^  .'.rea'dy :;ijb^e|^^ ^l^'-^uldlii^siC  '.htrge,'%iil!.y|in^lr y^iV. an'iryy./o'fy^n^/HVifl  ' %q -re$!ni^d5fc��- ''^li^;^^  of "itifeiri'-ha^yi|lire%<;l_j- &ee.rl'^i^!Jgedv "����'E10.  plan is "toy'brlfr^y-t_ip> li'ou'^i^aerds&^csiifi  SCOW*.  -;|!0lp^ofy"fe.fe^  nii|fs -w-ith-'gjOod j|oo^vwdj^  1 floated: '-aciSokS,- ���_,Rfc>.'{hfli��V'-''  "*73lVSvirOI;.vWVifir>:  floated: ':4cisos��:- ���lte>.5l3ay)";;.n';^^  hotel and other -large buildiyga will be  taken .ici-egg iii a tWhiber of scoWs;  .buuehed toget?he_. Ltits have already  been geeurpd upon Which to place these  biiildingg; Mr* Roiiio* howevej;, is ��_i).'I  buyingJof&aiid employingL_nVeii~to cariyi  out the plans, The work is to eommenee  as soon as thp liouse-nioviiig outfit arrives  front San Fraueis'cO. A tug will be  secured here or on tlie .Sound for the  work. It is .estimated that all tlie buildings whieh, two Avorth anythiivg can be  moved in tlie course Of two months.  NEW SCHOOL OPENED AT NELSON  n  First Day's Exercises.  The first session of the fall term of the  school of practical and scientific mining  by political methods opened in the office  of the government agent at Nelson yesterday, with headmaster Cotton presiding. There were in attendance Henry  Croasdaile, Tom Procter, Laing .Stocks,  Tom Duncan, Roderick Robertson, Percy  Chapman, Byron Sharp, J. J. Campbell,  Monty Davys and a number of others.  The headmaster welcomed his pupils in a  neat and appropriate speech, and the  regular exercises of the session  commenced with singing " We Can't  Work Mines Under the Eight-Hour Law,"  iu which every pupil present took part,  and, for a wonder, none of them sung out  of-time. The first lesson heard was  "Political Mining," with Roderick Robertson at the head of the class.  The headmaster asked Roderick how  many votes could be polled at the Ymir  mine Avith -the polling clerks Avorking  eight-hour shifts? Answer���I don't  know, I ha\7e not tried to work anybody  on short shifts except .Sudbury miners,  and they did not stay with me long  enough to get on the voters'-list. ^  The next question Avas asked Henry  Croasdaile, but he passed it on to J. J. It  A\'as���"What system of bookkeeping  have you adopted in order to ascertain  the relative cost of sloping Avaste rock ���  by men AA'orking eight-hour shifts and  ten-hour shifts? AnsASrer���:Wo, have not.;.,  been able, as yet, to adopt a system that  Avorks satisfactorily. The last time Ave  made out a trial balance Farwell had 17  votes and Hume. 16.  The headmaster smiled and told J. J.  to go to the head of the class. The third  question passed Tom Proctor and Laing  Stocks and Percy Chapman and Avas answered by Tom Duncan. It Avas���"What  relation is pyritic iron ore carrying free  gold to a Frue" A'anner? AnsAver���I AA'as  in Scotland at the last election aud did  not vote/  The next was'a hard one and AA'ent the   ,  rounds of the class.    It sounded like tins  ���"If the cost of mining a ton of argentiferous   lead    ore    has   been    i ncreased  through the operation of the eight-hour  laAV and the cost  of" smelting  a  ton  of  pyrrhotite   iron   ore   has  been  reduced  through the introduction, of GroAv's Nest  Pass . coke  and  coal and  smelter   com-;  petition, what- is  the- relative.--loss'-,and'-..;.-'  gain to the "nieh.' avIio  bear  the shareholder's burden?"  The headmaster looked disgusted and   *  said he Avould have to go.up to Kaslo ���for��� y  'jGtm^$&x/&a^^:'^&W'i'. Sxjrfe'F  of:-.Ro:i;i;cr&ufep:res^^^^  ' "  y*^&-_v;.'^(^^^  -V*  $n&o  ^.u-'-dS?1 *��',''''.:'-#_  -"_*"&^rf     Sjtei*;  Nkav  Silver,  5oc.  The Price of the Metals.  York,    September    14. ��� Bar  Mexican . dollars, 471 c.    Sil-  ver certificates, 59@59:/c. Copper quiet;  brokers' $18.50, exchange $18.50. Lead  quiet; brokers' $4.40, exchange $4,00  $4.62^. ..���*.' ���  Dreyfus Will be Liberated.  London, September 15.���The Paris correspondent of the Daily Telegraph says:  '���It is certain that captain Dreyfus will  be liberated. The only question to "be  settled is one of ways and means."  Good Weather at Banff.  Banff, September 14.���The Right Rev.  Bishop of Ottawa, Avith liis family, has  arrived here and is taking in tlie sights.  The Aveather is so fine at present that  the hotel, instead of closing at the end of  September, may be kept open until tlie  end of October.  * Get Tired of Putting Up.  Washington, Septeniber 14,���Mail advices received at the Avar department  from Manila state that the natives of the  island of Zamar arc praying for the-  'speedy arrival, of tho Americans, and will  Aveleonie the hoisting of the American  Hag. . It is said that as a result of the  forcible collection of taxes  by . the emi.s:  Gfeatef New "fork's JFinancSs.  Nkw York, September 14.��� Tlie budget for fclire police deparfcmc-ut for the  next year was submitted to the board of  estimate yesterday by president York.  It calls for $11,000,000, wliich ig about  the Sa-nioas for this yeai'. No additioiial  policenieii lire asked for, Tlie establishment of it patrol signal system in. tliis  borough is suggested. Its cost is estimated; at $14(5,000�� Judging from the.  departlneiit budgets already submitted,  tlie amounts asked for for next year will  exceed $100,000,000. The budget for this  year was $0:3,000,000, of Avhieli $7,000,-  000 Avas to cover a deficit which accumulated in 1898, and mayor Van Wyck and  comptroller Color have both said tliat  next year's budget will be less than that-  amount.  Will Marry an Argyle.  . London, September 14.���The report is  confirmed that a. marriage has been arranged betAveen the Hon.Douglas Walter  Campbell,, only son of thelatelord Walter  Campbell,, third son of the duke of Ar-  gyl'e, and Miss Aimee Laurance, daughter  of the late John Lauraitce of Ncav  York.  irr;t,:he- ���jjt,6oeedtfil?fi-i-;;''lIlle- Etf?it!pbi^W%Se^  #.0ntpM).y^''''$^  'fbtiiyifl.ya "W.ate:r e'q'nii'a^fc^  .Jftiw?- ?_0il^ .was ".^lVb'i7S i'j.h��5jft^*|}: ^tftslfefe"'*1.^^^'^^^^."*  ��� tigafibii.   &<$PV; :W!'i}-;'^^iii^^^^B^^^P'.  the sUxnd���,:fh'tifaaSd$h^  to- -tij-i'n'kr-thafi' -Siiivr':l��;;llu^  Mortdhf ahd general ^racy \vemWl#t'3P^-  of 'thieves;. This.-Was th<% ,:fti'st:-$i;>ne>S!  g-overnar Morton'^ ttiainc lia'd be^sp' <;pu^;!?  nected, with the Santpo. Cbffrpftiijr'j,' ��ajifev;  Mr.    Moss-    pre'sscd   3Vlr���    Van  IW  tile"    purpose  what      the       chief  Noav York City knOAV  of"  Baron Watson Dies.  Loniion, September .11.���Baron .Watson, lord of appeal;in ordinary, and .for-,  nier member of parliament in the Conservative interest for the universities of  (JlasgoAv and Aberdeen, died today in his  71st year.  ascerfaifflWg7  exeeati\'e of  about? the stocks  holdings in the corporation possessed by  the former chief executive of the state.  He was iiniiblB to obtain definite and ?te-  ; qtii'ftto infOi'ination. In fact. When closely  iiTteiTogatcd lay Ml', Gdstf, the Snayor re-  tui'Mod "nouo of your busaiessy" avIiIIq  Richard Crokei* itnder similar pliessni'Q  replied "that is my private afiaii-;'" Take;  it all in nil, IXttla i'mportftnt iiifMi'inatiyii-  could be obtained ^offfeeruihg the eaiiv  pony, Ofio of. the tilost sltewi'Ocaht sfett0-  PMwita was tliat juade by Edward, lyatit^tStV  wlio responding to iiiteri-QgatloiiSi informed the eouitidtiee that lie endear  vored to obtaiil the consent of the stockholders to the publicatioi! of thcif n.U)i0s{  and that by Monday next lie hoped: to  have tlie necessary consent. He aviis  given till Tuesday to produce the names.  Excitement is Wearing Off.  Paiu.s, September 14,���-The Temps this  afternoon says :' "An idea of suiuuioning  the chamber might be admitted if any  incident liad arisen showing the peril of  tlie situation or the Avcakness of the government. If the situation does not exist  such a call Avould be the first noisy incident since the close of the trial. Lot  the deputies then enjoy their vacation as  long as the government fulfils its mission  and conforms, to the mandate  it  solicits.  Bubonic Plague at the Cape.  Oai'ktoavn, September 14.���In the Cape  house  of assembly  today   the  premier,  Hon.   W.   P.   Sebremer, admitted  that  there  liad   been  forty-two deaths  froni.  the biiboiiic plague at Magudc, near Lor-  eir/.o Marque/.,   Delagoa   bay.   Ho   said  that   every   person   attacked had   stte-  cuinbed to the disease .  iff --.>��.!!S  .���s04a  1*1? a. {a  ...�� -���������*,,;jj��-1  ���'/ THE TRIBUNE:   NELSON, B.C..  FRIDAY,  SEPTEMBER  15, 1809.  m  #  These new gocds just came to  us a few days  ago,  and they are just what they leek: New, stylish, and ^  the best value ever offered in Nelson. See them. We ^  will not force you to buy; but handsome goods com- JJ  bined with low prices will do the rest. ^  MARTIN  O'REILLY & CO.  %  BANK  OP  B. O.  BUILDING,  NELSON.  __:e:r:m-s cash  ^i^liZiA^fi^^tH^^A^^i ��Z;��Za<��L; ^.s?.^./^^.^/^^.^.^.^.^.^  fe^^'S-^^^'s'.e^ St.��*��*. <2  a ��� *sr. ��s^ <s ��� sr  S*^��:  ��sr._r;*��:*S^  e*  ^�����?.  of producing a ton of ore If) a point that  made it impossible to realize a Avorking  profit on.the money invested, then their  demands should receive the attention of  the government. But until they can  show this, they should have no standing  in court���and they liaA'eii't.  NELSON HARDWARE CO.  Baker Street, Nelson.  White  Shirts-  WE HAVE JUST RECEIVED OUR FALL STOCK AND  SHOW THE BEST $1 SHIRT IN THE CITY.  Kx-Pi5K.ahkh TuiiNKU, according to the  Colonial Coldlields C'a/.ettc of London,  Kngland, is one of those avIio hold that  mining com pan ins in this province do not  make a .sufficient contribution towards  the provincial treasury in the shape of  royalty, licenses, company registration  and transfer foes. Kx-prcmior Turner,  while in ol'liee, imposed the present mineral tax on the'output of metalliferous  mines. Mine-owners opposed it just as  they are opposing tho eight-hour law today. "Tel, the mineral tax is so light a  burden that it is hardly felt. " Wore the  mine owners avIio aro raising so much  fuss over the eight-hour law to give it a  trial, the chances are a year from now  they Avould not care to acknowledge that  they made fools of themselves in opposing it so vigorouslj.  Tuu Victoria Globe uoav admits, that  the political situation remains the same.  One would have supposed that after the  labored efforts of the Globe and the Colonist and the Nelson Miner there would  have been, some change. These three  neAVspapers cut just about as A\ride a  swath in British Columbia politics as J.  Roderick Robertson and II. E. Croasdaile  and B. T. A. Bell do in scientific research.  MEN'S OUTFITTER  Sign ot the RED  HAT, Baker St., Nelson  J. F. WEIR  (Kite Mxibxxnz*  D.ut.y Edition.....  WKBKXY KDITION..  ..........First YrcAn, No. 217  .......Seventh Ykak, No. :m  Sit  jlMI^JS"!*^  of "the" ore, tilii^%*'^it'e=-jg>rfc|-^6s^?c7_ii3ij|^t'��%:::^ci*i^i^  etc. - The (|uoJ$itJii|i&]3^  Hh.c..,n.e$vs_Kipeif'.^  ^iM^x^^'-;^^'0iiix\Me& - ::Btt-t:���^g'I|tteriiig;  geiieralltie^ SVel"e,; ii��_6 .\vhji-t*..._l'ie \fiastoi;-n;  men wanteij-.y��; They Avaiited-^afeeii^fe;;iM^  forniation.;���Iy^��t'et4siy -a, .geiilllteina'a-'^ha-  ^peeif^i^0-?ft-.?yh;ig!lV oifteutl ..staiipta-^ii .thp  IgOiVe'Mi^eut" of the province vitsy intef-  v^iSwedTjjV-.a.party of Men J\vllo eJaimed  M; be jh. disti'css through the AvorfeingsASf  ijy-'-la'jvf passed at tlie lust session of the  p^-ovaiidial legMsituro. They Wore asked  ^<fiU'e8t,iOh���'-thatjrfitiLi'ii;iicdadofi.uito^aM'S"4vei;s.=  Tjiey wore itsked if they liad  given  the  *KS;-  HCadguiirtors for  FIRST-CLASS BUILDIRG MATHBiAL  Wo make a Specialty of  SJjipfap arjd Double Dressed Material  Good Dry Rustic and Flooring  Shingles ai)d Lath Kept in Stock  Olllco and yard near C.R.R. depot   B. G. BF.KR, Agent.  laAV a trial, and if so what was the actual  result of the trial. The answers' were  glittering  generalities, y JNTo  one  of the  4ioX\ }^^i^^M^^^p^'��S ^x^k^i^^  Hltou��S/%da;yy >��;$��� e<;m^ai-ed/; .^i|l4.-::thif;bo8$!  ��� A%jrkiJi&'teji lioM's ya --d;*yv >jpivey��� -ieould^  :M0. :M\ymK^i0v-'^im yiei^si}-  fu;';;th/(��*  <fp����'4$; 'ijljiilli.g  -.ay, tOh''Of  ol;ey''':itf"vi);ny;^  ^^.������iiiot/'^toeeny. m<iv��   than .' QiSs0����V:j^;;  $p$:[:.ii{i$0\&&.\.m,:  ^tfJie  '--rates'   -charge^  i$0v'sl^'0j%^g/iy\Mi}::,0- om-   ^liey^'e&tijly  i\;ot.'luidvOy.;t  dlifijdte '��|at'ei*j.iOi��t  Oui rin$';  ;potn^;oMi,er t>hati Jijia't tfey \verfi-,grief-;  -qiiijly. o:Iftoded tlTivfetlie legisjaturis Iiadyitfy  its. AAfisdoni> seenlitto'limit.theuuiniiei/xiff  ifeitrs. .that   ,men  wsi-roifld   AVor,k   under-���',  grouutl'iii mines.   The coinplaiimd of the  %irden�� of ta;xj_tidh 'iinposed ou the iii"  dusti-y in AVldth tliey Were engaged, -aiid:  Avlimt .tsked if these burdens Avere in excess of -those bourne by men engaged iii  other industrial   pursuits, tlieir ansAVor  Avas, they did not know.   The truth is,  =the^men4u-the-Slo^  1-iav-e shut doAVn  the mines under their  control and niftnageiuent have done so, not  .because' of   any  undue   liitrdsliip   tliat  1ms been AVolked  on them, but because  they AVei'e mortally .offended at the  passage of a laAv that shortens the hours' of  labor of ii"number of .men  ���whom  they  must of necessity employ if they Avork  the niines iii  their  charge.,. Were tliey  to give the -law a trial j and find by actual  Work that tlie shortening of the day for  underground miners and  niuckars from  ten hoiil's to eight had increased the cost  That room of yours needs  "freshening up" for the winter months.  You  can give us the size (length,  breadth, and height of ceiling)  of the room, or rooms,  The brain that evoked the scheme to  settle the differences existing betAveen  the recalcitrant Slocan mine managers  and the non-AVorking miners carries too  large a percentage of gray matter to be  in good Avorking order. The scheme Avas  ���it died almost as soon as it came to life  ���that the government should, first, suspend the operation of the eight-hour  Iiiav ; then; appoint a commission of inquiry; and if the report of the commission bore out the mine managers' contentions, the law Avas to be repealed. It'is  needless to say that the commission Avill  not be appointed. "  Hi*  #  W  W  w  '-#  m  ��  w  ��  ��  We offer as special attractions this FRIDAY  the balance of our Paris and American Pattern Hats at COST PRICES, also a special  discount on all Cash Purchases. We invite  inspection of our new Fall Dress Skirts,  Cashmere and Flannelette Shirt Waists, and  Blouses, Mantles, Furs, etc.  '.V*J  W  B  m  m  w  m'  VICTOEIA   BLOCK:,   B-^-KJE-R   STEEET,   NELSON,   B. O.  m  :;fyy'j:.^-aiy.:y-^^'��X'v-''^"^---'v^iS^--^-y'^":^        %'Si��/^!t^f:^j<:.!:/^��^,t:-^^'-^  m  M  s^'-.C'  ���?i,-y i.* v|  ;'^"V  'S?tfS  M!^'��  ���tv, .:-'-iiiVi-Si'tr:''ik. -i-XVft-'4��y'-,";-,-'I1_nrii-  '���jS3'l^  .-=V"'  ,:'Hafj6'.-.3USJl;^bceivodi-,ai'cbiisigiii^  ��� ���"���-��� iiiailo?|weodg!vfftiftv."J'iilbotFlHar^g^SiSbtliiyftll'-"^".;  ; W& Mgii0 ^0o��&riwM up a  i%ns^jn0h<0$: of @i$ars &on*  sfysffingxft^  WMliraMjM^  Bock fiuperfinos  Bock Conchas  Bock PurMawos  Menru GidU Conchas Eostras  ^MeWr�� Cla�� PurBanos  Upmamn Conchas  Trimrifo Conchas  La Lola Conchas  We also carry a full line  of Domestic Cigars at prices  to suit all trade.  If ^Onwaiit-a VtyliSft  i^sliinHft ^veryijxiiiariqtt to NftlSPii, leid'p- your order���;  :''wiiih-ihoi.'n    ... ������������'.'���������    ','���  , . -,"���''��� ���'���  ������  .   Six. ltiinflrod dollars worth of new .KOOjls. JiO.V AV.fw.t-  jiiff.yypiitfiiisjjfic  : Nelson's Viprto-daio. Tiiilof,, next kobie��a>' Gbtfcp'Coj  :|fle;;Iisoif-$0WM^Mw^^ Iftl  ��� :-y :K --;���'���; .;.-������ ������ifBf��o>Ji'UT^y'':��';,''  OiSf BftSy TERIVi&  "AudiAviiht,,lob(jiii it. I-hiivO-j����b received  Fall samples oE SuitiniJs and Ovur-  contfilKS :rup'rCKC nting a SoO.I'CK) KtOCK -1:0'  cliiboso from iiiadc to your orrtii;-, at, ;p ices  Mrvur liofons Iiuai'd of inNoi.srtii. All lliu latest  tad* in Funoy VchIjiiKk for Kiill aiid winter.  S,  iterMt  , I,arKO'ii!i.i.i|l>.cr0.f- ehoieo lliiililiivg, Jo,|."s. adjitcontjilo.tliq,  .liiie ofilflfiViicaiiSwityi   :l)'ofI'lncB-aird.i^^  /Ltiy^lid^.ti'tut^.tiC tliiJ--iqu'i��iJ!i'fl.,Sr;iV'lUCttpusJ.rc'l;-'l'illooky^c'ririior -0_.-  .'losepjiinu iiiid''Vorii6ii-SI-i'o'>ii.s.  '���ill''' ������"'"    '   T: ��* J3^6^^ Suci-cfttry.- :-  ;;3to^':i^,^!ikgry,Btrecii,-:tkst>veeK! 1iose|)Hifio; raSad: *.��� "i  -   .;AiV-ard^epts-,,,-.., -t-, \fi \ \;,:"/.!.V;A* .f^^4j;Zf}r^$S0:-:  ''.^iby.I20,"lM;kc'r;-.stte6t^bbUWeiilJ^  ���-, ^steegt^i/Gp^iipVrw^.s,- ,i t;y.,,;-.-! y?;;;rtfes ;.��;; .v?.i".';. ��.::?* "������.. ���������"��� -  ^;25':fel2a^i^.jirip>oyon^oii;ts,;sbutfc^  ,, ������:������ mpPtK;^ .;..'<���- .���;*.&> iv:;.{:-. \v"XA^v>-:;jv-K^"i.i^^vV>;:rri'*_<^ - ���;  ^���by;i#^liv]hiprovcny0ifesbu6li:8id^  .������2i1ot|;\vi,tliscbXti;iSfe:riBh*tca'a  '? "pt%Ayitli'ijoi,liiitJ6 reiilieayafe$20, per ftionth," istaniey;��� *;  -Rtrect., .ji;.,,..;,.-.lii .-,-...���;';.;;,;., ;,j-.',<-;���,.x,"t.>..-.,."..;",' ...^.igooo;.  Ctbl^/in-bioekiliJi.ttllp &5<jo  .       Aqjeif't^.FGiX. .'     ���     ��- ;y, y  '���'.. &' 4- 4.- TA��^<*-;SlR|.S^:-���  KcalKstato aiid Gpneral Agents, Baker St.,- ^ol^oi  FISB, _,Ilr<_5, A0OIDENT AND "SICKNESS  I"_NTStT-R__^NG"E3  =KBAfc=ESMT"S=A^O-LO&NS.=-=====  TO J,WV���Several houses of different sizes.  tfOlt SALK-Itc,11 estate in all; parte of tho pity,  1175 Haro Street, Vancouver, B. C.  aj  08  WcHt Baker Street,     Tolcphono 13.  GENERAL TEAMSTERS  ANNOUNCEMENT  Having leased the business of the Nelson Soda AVatcr  Factory, I am prepared lo supply the trade with all kinds  of carbonated and aerated waters. Family orders solicited.   Prompt, doll very.  K;ictory on  Hoover street.  H. M. CUMMINS  will do the rest.   In price,  beauty of design and quality  Oar Wall Paper  bargains will surprise you.  Canada Drug and Book Co.,  LiaS-CIT-rSI*)  . Corner of linker aud Stanley Streets, Nelson  AGENTS FOR  fcLAOKSMiTHlNG  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  ,   Wagon :repaifin_ promptly attended to by a llrst-class  :WnuelwriKht. s  Special attention given to all kinds of repairing and  custom -work from outside pointB,  SJ-jop:   t{ail Street, botwncn. Baker and Vernon, Nelson  The Imperial Oil Co.   Standard Oil Co,  Washington Brick at\d l\tr\e Co.  The H. W. JV(cNiell Co., Ltd., Canadian Aqtfira-  cite Coal (Hard)  I  ggi, STOVE WOOD  Special lotice to the People of Kootenay  I am now prepared to test the eyes  ofthe people, as I have in my department a first-class optician. 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  ��� ��� 9  BOYAL SEAL AND  KOOTENAY BELLE  CIGARS.   .    . .,   .   .  UNION   MADE  lootenay Cigar lanfg. Co.  Nolson, British Columbia.  MINERS WANTED.  The Tangier Mine, Limited, Albert Canyon, on tho  main lino of tho C V. It., 82 milOR ea��t of liovewtokc, rc-  .  <jnirea nix good ininew. . W_gosf3^0 per day.  Uoardiii(?aiid day school for girls will ,rc-open on; the  lyth tlay ol Aiimifiti V.-icancios for hoarders. Kor teniiH  and prOHpectiiH apply to  ADUJK-ylOlgKLLK KJBKff,, iMneipal  Bulbs  fba?   Fall Planting  20,000 ftollaiMl Hiilbs tOarrive in Septeniber; flflfll) Japan  l.iliiw to arriv'eiii Oetobers lSIKnUioilodcndroiiH, Azaleas,  MiiBiiOliaH, Roses, ete.. to arrive in October. 'I'liOiisaiuiKl  of Hoses, OaiuBlias, l''ruil and Oriiaiiienlal'l'i'eiUM, Shrubs,  etc., Kfovvili(j On my own grounds for the fall trade,  CatitloKiiu f ree,  M. J. Henry     -     Viancouvei', B. C  ONB DOLLAR A LOAD  Tho ulvdeisigiiod has a laifje Quantity of (It, cedar, and  tamarae slabs, in !G*ijich and i-foot leiigtlw, suitable for  stove wood, which will bo sold for ��1 a load at tho mill  yard.  NEIiSON SAW & FLAKING MILLS* Limited.  Nelson, August llMh, ISIKI.  HAIB GOODS AID HAIB OlIAMESfTS  Switches from $2 up.  RIBS. J. AV. KKARNE Yhas opened a Ladies Hair Pressing 1'j.rlor iu room 1, Victoria block, Kelson, and is prepared to fu nish everything in tho way of hair goods  and hair tonics.   Troatiiiont of tho scalp a specialty.  STYLISH   DBESSMAKING  COSTUMKS FOlt ALL OCCASIONS  FUHNISHKD ON SHOUT NOTICM.  Josophino Street,  NKLSON  AUOTIONEERB  BlIAIi MM ami OTBAI, AGEIfS  Baker Street^ NelsOn  FIRST DOOR WEST RANK R. G. RUJLOINO.  to  and Biiitders  ive  the  very Bust TicuMH  to .those,  tp borrow money o��  iinproved  rclil  We  wi,shin  estiito.  The only coinruuiy in tho province ihafc gives  you the privilege of paying oiF your whole  Loan at ikwv Tlmis wifcliou*/ it Bonus On giving a 60 clay notice of your intention was so.  GAMBLB s& O'lRBlUl^Y, Agts  Rritish Cojrinibia Pennancitt Savings & Loan Company.  GJobc Savings & Loan Co., Toronto.  Mrs. E. McLaughlin  "W. dp. aaosi3srsoasr  <Kx-Shorltl' of South KootenayJ  GENERAL AUCTIONEER  Cash advancjtl on coissignmentH of nierchandiso.  I'oaioillco liox. 572 Kelsos, B. C.  $550 will purchase a choice residenco corner, 100 by 120  feet.  $2100 will purchase a central lot and residenco.  $400 will ��� purchaso  two uico lots and shanty, Robson  ���strpeti. Hume addition.  ?KOO0 will purchase four nice lots and residenco.  10,000 Pooled Fairmont I cents.  Ulackeock (Ymir) shares 20 cents.  500U Utica at Ij cents.  ALEX STEWART   Tumor & floeckh block, Nelson, R. C.  SQUIRE'S   RANCH   FOR   SALE  Containing 120 acres of land within one and a,  quarter miles of Nelson.  For further  particulars apply to  FRED   J.  SQUIRE,   Nelson,   3.  0,  ���Tifvave\:A-iw-,..^~.^, THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B.C., FRTDAY SEPTEMBER 15,  1899.  ! ANK OF IH ONTSEAL  Capital,  Rest,  all paid  up,    -  $12,000,000  6,000,000  LORD STRATHCONA AND   MT   ROYAL, President  lion. GKO. A. DRUMMOND Vico-Prosidcnt  K   S. CLOUSTON Gonoral Alanagor  _sr__rji3o*isr ���_3_a__._srox*3:  N.W. Cor. Baker and Stanley Streets.  THE BANK OF  RIT8SH COLUMBIA  NELSON       TIUANnUKR IN       JuONDON  (JUnftlanrt).   NI3W YORK.   CHICAGO  and in tho principal cities in Canada.  IJiiy nnd soil Sterling Exchange and Cahlo Transfers  GHANT COMMKKOWT, AND TUAVKI.T.KIW' CKKI1ITB,  availahlo in any pari, of tho world.  DRAWS ISSUKD    COLLECTIONS MAniOJ KTO.  SAVINGS BANK BRANCH.  OURRKNT RATK OF INTERKST RAID  INDIVIDUALITIES.  Sir Julian Pauncefoto's now title is to  be baron  Piuineefote of ��� Preston, in  the  .county of Gloucester.  ])r. Horace Howard Furncss of Philadelphia, lias received tlie degree of doctor of laws from the university of Cambridge, England, in recognition 'of'his  achievements as a Shakespearean scholar  and editor.  Dr. Lewis Swift of Mount Lowe observatory, California, recently received the  ninth medal for astronomical discovery.  It was awarded for the discovery of an  unexpected, comet on March "3rd, 1S99,  and is given by the committee in charge  of the Donahue comet medal fund, at this  city.  Sir Thomas Lipton employs nearly one  thousand persons in his packing-houses  and tea-stores in Chicago, and he has engaged a railway train of seven cars to  bring a number of them to,New York at  the time of the race between the Columbia and the Shamrock, liis yacht, with  which he hopes to win the America's cup.  Maurice Gran, director of the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, and  Oo vent Garden, London, has been decorated with the cross of the Legion of  Honor by M. Delcasse, I'Ycnch minister of  foreign affairs, for the signal and valuable services he has rendered to French  art," to say nothing ot 1'Yonch artists, during his long managerial career. ���  ��� \l,Yiiico'-Surging AVolkoiisky, who has  Just 'icon made superintendent of the  Kussian imperial theatres, is fairly well  known in America. He visited this country fn 18,)'J, the representative of the  ministry of education in liis own country.  He lectured at Harvard and at Cornell,  and three years later he delivered a series  of lectures in Hosion., -He is not yet  forty, but he lias employed his time well.  .Besides being an, author and a lecturer,  lie has won high rank as an actor on the  Russian stage.  Paul Wstllot, the German who has  come to thiscountry to act as a juryman  in the-com petition for designs of buildings to suit the needs of tho university of  California, is perhaps the most prominent  architect in Germany. When he was  chosen to design the building in Berlin  where the parliament mob, his plans were  Brick aqd Lime  ^^^Liine^TO^Oeqts^perJOO^pdands.^^^  Will deliver in ton, lots  Brick $12 pet thousand.  At y_ard or on scows at government -wharf.  The West I\octenay Srick & Lime Go., Ltd,  Bakor Street.       T. G, PKOOTOK, Manager  KOOTEftf AY COFFEE GO  nklson, ac.  Goflijo roasters anil dealers in Tea and Coffee.  , Oiror fresh roasted cofreo of bl'sl! quality aft (allows;  Java and Arabian- Maoha, per pound "   '"  ,7aya arid- Mocha Blond, 3 pounds....  Finn Santos,* poundH ��    Santos* Blond. 5 pounds ...............  Our Special Blond, 6 pounds   Our Kia Roast, 6 pounds    A trial order solicited:.  Salesrooms 2 Doors East of  Is r.ow prepared to issue Drafts and Letters  of Credit on Sl^aguay, U. S., Atlin;, fl. C, -and  Dawson City, Yul^on. District.  fearfully mangled by the emperor.  Wallot wished that tho assembly-room  of the Reichstag should be indicated by a  dome. Put the emperor regarded this as  a reflection on himself, and, declaring  that the people of fiermany were not  sovereign, he forbade the dome.  Senor Don llMunrdo Lopez do Ilomana,  the new president of Peru, was sent to  England by his parents when ho was only  ten years old, to be educated at Stony-  hurst college. From that institution he  went to the Royal institute of engineers  at London, where he obtained the degree  of civil engineer, and became an honorary member of the institute. His professional knowledge was the cause of his being sent to Brazil by a syndicate which  .was building a railroad in tho mountains  of that country. Of thirty engineers  sent there twenty-one died, owing to the  unhealthy climate and the rough work  they were called "upon to perforin.  Lord Kitchener has arrived in Cairo  from London, and is arranging business  in the Egyptian war office, which concerns the completion of the Khartoum  .railway and various details relating to  the Gordon college. Owing to delay in  the delivery of the railway plant, the At-  bara-Khartoiim section of the line will  not be ready for traffic until next November, although it had. been'.planned by  lord Kitchener to be finished at the end  of August. Tho embargo laid upon  travel beyond Atbara, which was so disappointing to many tourists this summer,  will be removed as soon as the railway is  finished, and iiext winter the Egyptians  expect to see the general public as far |  south as Omdurman.  During his stay at Marienbad, the  prince of Wales is occupying rooms at  the Hotel Weimar, which is rather higher  up than Klinger's, the famous .hostelry  hitherto always patronized by his royal  highness. Unlike-most other royal personages, the prince is very fond of trying  new hotels. In Paris he has deserted the  Hotel, Bristol for the Ritz, a fact which  lias aroused much comment iii,(thc hotel  world. The only reigning sovereign,-by  the way, who constantly stays in hotels  is the king of tlie Belgians. When other  crowned iieads visit foreign capitals they  either hire the-whole of ii"* hotel���queen  Victoria constantly docs so  when in the  Big Sdjoorjer  Beer or jhfalf=  an-d^Hatf....  lO Cts.  Always Pressh  Always     Cool  south of France and at Aix-les-Bains���or  else engage a private house.  Cissie Loftus, the clever English mimic,  who secured a divorce from Justin Huntley McCarthy some months ago, has announced   her    engagement   to    Herbert  Stewart Stone of Chicago.     Mr. Stone is  one of the three sons of Melville E.Stone,  the  general manager  of the Associated  Press, who was atone time the proprietor  of tho Chicago Daily News, which he disposed of at an extremely  large   figure.  The prospective bridegroom was graduated from Harvard college, and while at  Caniaridge, in company  with a  fellow-  student  named   Kimball,  a   bi-monthly  magazine was published under their direction and called The Chap Book.    After  leaving  college, yonifg  Stone continued  the publication of his magazine in Chicago,  making it   distinctly   of  a  literary  character.    During  its  success  he went  abroad to engage authors for the magazine, and secured Justin Huntley McCarthy to write for him. , It was during this  time that Mr. Stone and Mr. McCarthy  became friends, and this resulted in tho  first  meeting between  Miss Loftus and  Mr.  Stone.    When  the actress and her  husband came to this country last winter  they visited Chicago, and were entertained by Mr. Stone.    About a year ago the  publication of the magazine was suspended, and the H. S. Stone Publishing Company, now one of the largest  publishing  concerns  in   the  West,  was   organized.  Associated  with him  in the  business is  his brother, Melville E. Stone, Jr.  GEAVE   AND   GAY   STORYETTES.  A pugilist, in Chicago, was giving an  interview to a reporter recently. The  pugilist is from Australia, and has travel-  FULL LINE OF  ed in South Africa, so the reporter asked  him if he had met Cecil Rhodes.  "Rhodes," replied the Australian; "\v1hUt3:  his weight!"  A British tourist wandered into the  Rustlers' Retreat, in an Arizona town recently, and languidly asked for a 'igh  ball. "Jake," called the accommodating  barkeeper to his assistant, "the gent  wants a eye-ball: I tlunno wat for, but he  wants it.    Go out and ketch a Chinaman."  :d_ "__cf*___EToa: u s, & co.  JUST ARRIVED  Friends of the two remember the  quarrels that used to go on between the  late sir Rowland Hill and Anthony Trol-  lope when they both were connected  with the post-office. A discussion arose  one day as to the meaning of "official"  language and "private" language. "In  official life," said sir Rowland, glaring at  Trollope, "I am accustomed to describe  myself as your obedient servant, whereas  in real life you know very well.that I am  nothing of the sort!"  The Tremont Hotel  IV|AL0JIE & TREGILLUS  PROPRIETORS  An Entire Car of  Iron Beds and  Springs  From George Gale & Son  ��� ������������  ��  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring  local^and coast.  Newel Posts  ,;   r   .      Stair Rail  ;    Mouldings  Shingles .  Rough and  ; Dressed Lumber  of 'ill kinds.  If what you want is not in stock wo will mako It for j-.ii  CALL AND GET PRICES.  Headquarters for Miners and Prospectors  THE BEST BRANDS OF  Liquors and Cigars  ALWAYS ON HAND|  One of the best and most popular hotels in Nelson.  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER STREET. NELSON.  m  ��  A Large Shipment of  Baby Carriages  and Carts  From The Gendron Mnfg. Co.  8  8  K  ��  3D.    J&Z-A-JElTJEHllOrjEl   &   GO.  &  I  8  Heated with Hot Air and  Lighted by Electricity  Largo comfortable  bedrooms and  Hrst-class dining  room.   Samplo rooms for commercial men. ���  ���R-A/XTES   S32 -_?*E2:"R  "0__.*_T  Mrs.  E.  C.   CLARKE*   Prop.  -.    Lato of tho Royal Hotel, Calgary,  THE BEST GLASS OF BEER IN NELSON IS  At THE  J. A. Sayward  HALL AND LAKE STREETS, NELSON  CHARLES HILLYER,  PKKSIDKNT  HARRY HOUSTON,  8ECKETAHK  Nelson Saw & Planing Mills,  The Finest Residential Property in Nelson  FAIRVIEW  (BOGUSTOWN)  All the   unsold   lots  in   the   Fairview   Addition  to   Nelson  are   now on  the  market at reasonable  prices and on easy terms.   This property  is very  desirable for residences.   Apply to  -   West Baker Street, Nelson. T. M.   WARD, Sole Agent.  P. Burns c�� Co.  Wholesale and Retail   .  .   ,\ Dealers in Meats  IIkad Officio at  JtSfELSON.B.  a  Retail  D. HUME, Manager.  The finest hotel in tho interior.  Largo samplo rooms.   Steam heat and olcctric light.  XjiI'-vHO'TEID.  MANUKACTURKKS OK AND  DEALERS IN  Corner Silica and ..  Stanley Streets,  e* j. mmm,  40,  1 (in  i, m  1 oo  l oo  100  Oddfellows  Dakar Steeef  BlocH,   West  Iron Works  MAN0PACTUBER3 OK  ENGINES, BOILERS, SHAFTING, IRON AND  BRASS CASTINGS OS1 EVERT DESCRIPTION  -Repairs promptly attended to,       P. O. Box Its.  LODGE   MEETINGS.  KNIGHTS  OF PYTHIAS- Nelson   Lodge,  No,  25,  Knights of Pythias, meets in I. O. O. F. Hall.cornor  Bakor and Kootenay streets, every Tuesday evening at  8 o'clock.   Visiting Knights cordially invited to attend.  T. LILLIB. C. O. ,   R. G. JOY. K. of R, & S.  NELSON LODGE, NO.23. A.V.&,A.M. Meets  second Wednesday in each month. Sojourning  brothron invited.  Rough and Dressed Lumber  Mouldings  Doors and Sash    UNWRlt THE  AUSPICISS  QV  The Royal Agricultural and Industrial Society  of British Columbia,  VtlLL   HB   HEtD  AT  NELSOW h. O. L��� No. 1002. meets in  I. O. O. V. Hall,  corner Baker nnd Kootenay streets,  1st and 3rd  Friday of each month.   Visiting brethorn cordially invited.  JOHN TOYE, W. M.      F. J. BRADLEY, Rec Sec.  NELSON? jMRIE,' Number 22. Fraternal Order of  . . Eajflso, meet.s every second and fourth Wodnesday'iti  each month in  Fraternity Hall.   Visiting brethren wel-  J. R. \VRAY, Secretary.  come.  .1. IUVINO. President.  ARCHITECTS.   ".--'..  BWART & CARRIE���Architect*,.   Rooms 7 and 8 Ah  crdcon block. Uakcr streot, NcLwn.  ster  OCTOBER 3rd, 4th, 5th and Uk  $15,000 IN PRIZES $15,000  OPEN   TO   THE   WORLD  A Rouud of Pleasure for Pour Whole Days  HOUSE HACKS       JUCYCLE RACES       AQUATICS  CHAiUi'lONStUP LACROSSE NAVAL AND  MILITARY SPORTS GYMKHANA  BASE HALL    FOOT IIALL    HANI)  TOURNAMENT.  MAGNIFICENT ILLUMINATIONS I  Grand concert every evening.  Special attraction at the New Westminster opera house.  Monster excursions from all points, at greutly reduced  rates, ���        ���  For special features, see small hand bills.  Nu'mit.raniic'fec r.huririHl fin* exhibits.  KXKCUTI VE���His worship mayor Ovens. T. J. Trapp,-  W. J. Mathers,'('Son. I). Hrymnor, R. F. Anderson, Aid..I.  F. Scott, Aid. M. Sinclair.  For prine lists, entry.forms and fuHpartibulars, write  to   --���-���"     ���  T.J. TRAPP,    -;. .    ARTHUR.MA LINH.  President." . -.'������-.-     . .Secretary.  W..I1 KKARV;Commissioner.   -.,'...        !  . ' *       .   '  FencC Posts andTlekets  Office and Store Fittings  JfACTJtiBY WORK IJONK TO OIWKK,  BV&l AS  Scroll Sawing.  Band Sawing  Wardrphes and  General Joinery Work  .JN STOCK  Glass of all Sizes and Kinds  CORNER OF WARD AND VERNON STS��� NELSON  Madden House  BAKER AND WARD STREETS, NELSON  Sawmill on Govornmont wharf,  Factory and ofllco, corner Hall street and C.P.R. traok  WILL DO WELL TO  AT  G. 0. BUCHANAN'S  A largo stock of flrst-class dry material on hand, also  a full lino of sash, doors, mouldings, turned work, otc.  FACTORY WORK A SPECIALTY  Yard:   Foot of Hondryx street, Nolson  T.i.,h.��..M   John Rae, Agent  R. REISTERER & CO.  BREWERS AND BOTTLERS OF  Fine Lag^er Beer,  Ale and Porter  The only hotel in* Nelson that has remained under ono  management since 1890.  The bed-rooms aro  woll furnished and,  lighted by  electricity. '*    ' *  Tho ditllngrroom is hotsecondto fihy in Kootenay.  Tho bar Is always stocked bythe beflt domestic and  imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor,  MeLEOJ}- HOTEl.  viyuR, Es. c,  J. W. SMITH,  Proprietor.  Largo and well lighted Heated by hot a!  Reasonable rates Sample rooinH  Klcctrio bona and light in every room  Renovated and refurnished throughout  HOTEL' VICTORIA  I. V. PERKS, Proprietor  Frod bus moqts all trains Rt��t/aie_n._���   R  fi  Hourly street car to station nBVBISllHte, O, U��  Night Grill Room in connection, foi* tho convo'iifonco of  guests arriving and departing by night) trains,  Wholesale Markets at fJelson, Rossland, Sandon and Greenwood.  Markets nt Nelson, Ksislo, .Sdntloii, .Silverton, New Denver, Ymir, Ti.nl, Giancl Foiks,  Oaseado,'Greenwood, Midw.iy, and Siid.ir.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded.  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson   E. C. TRAVES, Manager  ORDERS BY MAIL RECEIVE CAREFUL AND PROMPT ATTENTION.  Nelson Tent and_j\wning Factory  (VlANUrACTOIiY OF ALL KINDS OF CANVAS GOODS  Horse Covers, Wagon Covers, Tents in all sizes--.f not in stock made up on  shortest iiofice->Canvas from thirty inches to nine feet wide.  ORDERS .PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO  Baker St4 N^on    THEO.   MADSON  Bakor streot, between Josophino and  Hall streets. Nelson.  "  MEALS AT ALL HOURS. DAY OR NIGHT  BAKERY IN CONNECTION  FAMILY AND PASTRY COOKING A SPECIALTY  ONLY WHITE HELP EMPLOY KD  .Pala.ce   Bakery  Bread delivered to any part of tlio city.  Cakes, pastry, and confectionery a specialty.  A CAR LOAD OF THEIR  HAS ARRIVED IN NELSON  TURNER, BEETON  AGENTS FOR KOOTENAY DISTRICT.  JUST ARRIVED A CARLOAD OF  Anhenser=Busch Lager Beer!  CRAWFORD BROTHERS  Next to Royal Hotel, Stanley Street, Nolson  APPLICATION TO TRANSFER LICENSE.  .Proirsptand regular  Ivory to th  oirspt-  doUv  o tirade..  Brewery at Nelson.  Thirty days notice is hereby (riven 'that I wiU'nppiy at  the next sitting of the Licon-iing Hoard of the City of  Nelson, B. C, to beallowed to transfer tho retail lii|iior  licenso now held by me for the Clarke Hotel, niluate un  lots numbered eleven and twelve (11 and li) in bloek  numbered live (f>) of the.City of Nelson, British Columbia,  to Frank Campbell and Ocortrc W. Barflett.   -  -���,"--- E.G. CLARKE.  Dated at Nolson. B. C, this 15lh day of Au��uk!, 1K��-  Highest class Lager produced.  ASK  A. B.  On sale by the trade m Nelson.  FOR IT  R. P. RITHET & CO., Ltd., Victoria, Agents for EL C  GRAY, Agent for Kootenay, Baker St., Nolson, Next Oddfellows Building  W. P. _)IO_a30N  B. H. H. APPLBWHAITB  3. McPHEEl  Kootenay Ektrie Supply and Gonstruetion Co.  ELECTRIC SUPPLIES  Complete Electric Equipments for Electric Power Transmission and Lighting- for Mitien, Towna  .   Blectrlo Fixtures, _.amps. Bells, Telephones, Annixnclators. Etc.  P. O. Box 80O, Jfosepbtce Street, Nelson, B. O. THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B. 0.   FRTDAY, SEPTEMBER 15,  1899.  DON'T  WASTE  m:  :i'  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 Lcgrand'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 bottle's. See our as-,  sortment  of French  Toilet  Soaps.  F. TEETZEL & CO.  to  ��� I 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 MePHERSON, d. W. KING & CO.,  and other .makers.  Postoffice Store  ��� BAKKR STRKKT, NKLSON.  J. A. GILKER  THE LOCAL NEWS OF THE TOWN  Some of the Eoys Doing Well.  ".lock" Ness, who was one-of the owners  in the .Juno group, returned to Nelson  Wednesday evening, after having spent  several months pro.spi.clmg in the Atlin  district. He made a couple of quartz  locations and will return in the spring to  work them. Ness says that there is no  truth in the reported wealth of Kennedy  and Watson, the former Nelsonites. His  version of it is that they are both broke.  ".Jack" Ciimniings and Jlilliard Richardson aro both doing Well. They have a  con [lie of stores,, which do a large business, and iu addition they have good  mining property.  A meeting of the city council has been  called for this evening at 8 o'clock. The.  meeting has been called for the purpose  of considering the report of city clerk  Strachnii upon the several matters in  dispute between the city, the provincial  government and the Nelson City Land ��fc  Improvement Company.: It is understood that the city cierk made quite a hit  in the role of ambassador.  T. G. Roy left last evening for the  Richelieu Mining Company's property in  the Crawford Bay section. Me took  three additional miners back with him,  which will make eighteen union men employed o;i the property.  The sale of Frank Lacasto's interest in  the Slocan Chief No. 10 and the Kootenay  Queen mineral claims, on the south fork  of Kaslo creek, has been postponed until  Thursday morning, September 21st. The  property is being sold by sheriff Tuck to  satisfy a'judgnieiit for $245.80.  P. Burns left for Calgary last night via  Crow's Nest Pass.  Shook & Arnot have disposed of their  sawmill near Slocan City.  Cdiitractor Gillett commenced work  yesterday upon the brick warehouse  which Turner, Beeton & Co. have decided:  to-put up ou the rear of their Vernon  street premises. Tlie warehouse will.be  80x40 feet, one story high with a basement. "V  <!'���  The board of license commissioners for  the city of Nelson have consented to the  transfer of the license for the Clarke  hotel from E. C. Clarke to Frank Campbell and George W.:Bartlett.    The  next  BUSINESS   MENTION".  Remember the Name  ���j.*  ifir'W  liffLANDS'  :y"4y^����y>?-.  It will be to your .advantage _to soe our large  and complete stock-of Doots and-Shoes. AVe  carry the following, lines: J. .&. T. Rell, J.  D. King & Co., North Star Shoe Co., Foots,  Sehultz it Co., Stratford Shoe-Co., Ames, IIol-  den ife Co., and other leading makers. >  BIWORIUM  Neelands' Shoe Emporium  _f?ll'-'--#1''.Ev  2fi AND 2ft WIST BAKKRSTRKKT. NKLSON  ���     ' ���5f.,T���<  Itlillrican Watches  I a  ^y$p'^��y.;>\."- = D.D-_"-^'-:tt-.-0^/:*  I "�� <- *F^-D.'0-i-..'-j.->j*.*^S-'..���fl'--:-���-D-n/.-0r-V'  Wanted���Four    good    stone   cutters.  VTiiKOh ?���"> ii day.   Apply lo Junius Lawn, cont met or now  UOIIl't. llOUsC,  Kll-isliiwl.  A Van ted���Two or three furnished rooms  for litjlil. housokoepiiiK, wil liin ten minutes walk of the  Queens hold.  -Address \V, II., Jinx ll>A, Xelson.  For  Sale���Lots  13  and  Id,'block" 42,  wilh improvements.   Appjy to |{. G.Joy, Star Bakery.'  .   -Furnished "rooms to let. *  Apply to Mrs.  L. Al. Jameson, Carney Block, Bakorstrootxvosl.  To Rent���Two "stores or offices and base-  monl,i*i by .50 foci, .ilso'Uvo living rooms on fir.-.!, door,  opposite jiostotliee on Vielorin street. Voe sale���Lols 1,'{  iindll hloek lie. $7M; lot 7 bloek 15. addition A, $iii'fr  Sols_l and 'ii bloek j. Apply to W. A. Jowell, Viclori.i  .street., Nultion.  Furnished  Rooms ��� AVifch   baths  and  electric 1'kIiI.   SilicaHired, opposite Kiiglitsli church.  Wanted���Good waitress.    Apply Silver  Kinj,'Hotel.  Having sold our  mill, we raro offering  our stock ol'dry lumber (U10.0UO feel) for s.Uo, consist in<;  of l-incb llooriiiK. ru.slif, shipUp. inch lumber, Sxl. 'i\'.i.  ixS, -ixli, nil lciiKllus. Correspondence solicited. Shook  & Anml, Slocan City. -    ���  Have been a part of our business to which  we have devoted years of unceasing energy  and a great deal of capital. It is an accepted fact that we know the wants of the  trade and carry a stock adopted to ihe pres-  ?e$nik $&w&?n$L&; M$ have the, leading staples  W^6nW0$M^^  anyone, oMd m&ny goods not to ve had any*-  where $lse. ; .    -  and IS Karat  We Jtanidi&r dnd> in this line show exclusive  styles, Whfoyh commend, themselves to customers who are particular as to the class of  \\kn.w'i: kiwuhkij Tin; ac;i;ncy koh  "HALCYON WATER"  When properly hot I led the knowledge Ilia I. il is  Halcyon water is all Ihe leconmion-  d.ilion (hat. it. needs.  n��S n:'<rT      THORPE & CO., Ltd.  Telephone 93.  FOR ICE  CBEAM  Fmm m any  FRESH  KIHH  Come in and, try ouf Ice Greanx Soda and  Refreshing Drinks.  and all Precious Stones  Are selling now as never before. This de-  partmeut of our business is strongly commended to your attention. We have aM sizes  and qualities and at prices that are right.  In mounted pieces we have a comprehensive  line from small diamond juwelry up to the  costliest rings and brooches.  WE: SELL AT WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  XJtl V KsL f    X Llxj  BAKER STREET, NELSON, B. C  Jifojct Uoor lo  if. "Hums & Co;  HUMPHREYS & PITT0Gi(  _?*Bi^*E}*_?3e3:o3sr"E3  13��  During thoi HCfiHOii wo Will do-  . liver joe el' firiviite resiliences  iilid hiiHiijOSsMvouftos daily in any.  (Iffeired Qiittirtit}' -at casoiiruljlo;  pricuB.  WILSON & HARSHAW  er  NEAB FOBT SHEPPARD RAILWAY DEPOT  THE   FINEST   PLEABURE   RESORT   IN   KOOTENAY  } SHERIFF'S SALE.  Province of Bfilish Coliinibia, Jful.son, 'West Ivootcriay,  t.o-wit:  . Xiy virtue of n, warrant, of 'qseciition issued out of llic  ("lotinl.y Court, of Kooteniiy, holden nt, Kiiislo. at. Che suit.  oI'Mei'iimn Cllevcr, phviiiUil', Jind l.o ui.e diroelgd against  tliu (?oud.s nnd. chattels of Kiullk Lacaslo, dcfendnnl, I  liavo seized and taken in cxeculidh nil the right., -t.il.lo  and inlerosl. of lire said defendant, Prank liaeasto, in the  niincral claims ".Slocan. (Hiicf No. 10" and "Kootenay  Queen," both sitnitle nt. the head of tlie west, prong of the  South Fork of Kaslo Creek, in Uio Ain.svvorlli luiniiig  division of West, Koolonoy disti'ict., svikI recorded in the  ollice of the mining recorder in t,lieC!ity of Kaslo, Io  recover the.sum of t.vvo hundred and forl.y-fl.ve dollars  and oighi.y-siN- cenl,.s($2.15.S(i) besides slieriir.s poundage  cost.s lind all ot her legal and incidentiil expenses.  All of which I shall expose for sale or suflleienf. thereof  lo satisfy said judgment., debt and cosl.s, at; the front, of  my ollice next. t.o the Court, House, in Ihe City of Xelson,  tin the 1 lib day of September, A. 1>. 181KI, at. the hour of  eleven o'clock in Ihe forenoon.  Notk���Intending jiurcliaseis will salisfy themselves as  to interest,and title of said defendant.  Dated ivl. Nelson; il. (!., August mil, IS1.)!).  S. I*. TUCK, Shcrilfof South Kootenay.  meeting of the commissioners will be held  on October 4th.  At the meeting of the city council this  evening the announcement will probably  be ma.de that a thirty foot right of way  has been secured for the city over that  portion of Silica street which was deeded  to the Hall Mines, Limited, by the Turner  goveriiiuent. It is now said that the  Canadian Pacific Railway Company contemplates making a protest against Lite  crossing of the company's yard by the  Forty-nine creek trail.  No Disgrace to Work.  According to n writer  in  the  Chicago  Times-Herald it is no longer considered a  disgrace among the English  aristocracy  t.o work.    A glance at the list of t.he   nobility shows that some of  them   are   not  above   making    the   convenient   dollar.  Lord   Cheylesinore   derives   the  greater  portion of ids   income   from   his   ribbon  maim factories in and  around   Coventry.  Lord  lMasham   is  a,  wool-spinner,   while  lord Armstrong may be described   as the  British Ivrupp.    The earl of  Dysart   formerly, edited   Vanity  Fair, and   is  now  one of that publication's  regular  contributors,     while      lord      Montmorres    is  editor     of     lady      Colin      Campbell's,  weekly    paper,    the    Realm.     Another  journalist is  lady Greville, wife of lord  Greville, who sends weekly articles to the  London Graphic.    The marquis of Lome,  son-in-law of the queen, adds  to  his income by his work as a designer and partner in a linn of   house decorators.    Lord  Londonderry  ami   lord   Dudley,  besides  many other peers, not only mine coal, but  retail it, having it peddled  in tho streets  of London,.in carts  bearing   tlieir  names  and coronets.    It is in   vehicles similarly  adorned      that     lord     Rosebery,     lord  Ra.yleigh   and   the    marquis   of    Abergavenny retail milk to metropolitan customers.    On several occasions have these  noble lords been found suing petty dealers in the London courts  for   having encroached upon   their milk   routes.    Lord  ^Portsmouth does not scorn to gain additional income as a greengrocer, and carts  bearing his name  aud title   may be met  selling vegetables from house to house in  the neighborhood'of his  beautiful place  iu Hampshire.    The 'number of .peers who  are interested in thebee r, ale  and liquor  trade is legion, some of them   even   owning   the   public   houses,   or   saloons,   in  which the liquors are retailed.  OUR  GREAT  BARG-AIN  SA.LE  WILL  BE  " CONTINUED  THIS  "WEEK  Stock  Goods  Oents-  Parmshln^s  DELIVERED  Orders may be left with G. W. West  & Co., or with.  CHARLES St. BAR BE, Agent.  Oflioo on Baker .street., two doors from Bank of B. O.  APPLICATION TO  TRANSFER LICENSE  The alMjvo sale is postponed until Thursday, the 21st  liny of September, A: 1). ISiK). at. the same place and hour.  JA. JV TUCK, Sluiritrof Smith Ivool _my..  Notice is hereby given tliat I will, at tho expiration of  thirty days from tho date of this notice, apply at the next  .sittiiic of thu Licensing Board of Uto Cil,y of Nelson  British Columbia, to he allowed to transfer tlio retail  liquor licen.se now held by nie for the Exchequer Saloon  Hil.uate on Lot 1 Block 12, In the City of Xeltfoii. British  Columbia, UiJamOHNeelaiidH,-      A. II. or.KMKNTS.  .  Dated at NcIhoh. Ii. C, Sepluinliei-1< JSW.  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  STOVES AND  KITCHEN UTENSILS  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  WE STILL HAVE A FEW HAMMOCKS LEFT  which we are selling at a snap  ALL KINDS OF CAMPING SUPPLIES  The  Lawrence  Hardware  Co.  Kirkpatrick d& Wilson  14 WEST BAKER STREET  Telephone 10.    Postoffice Box K & W  PHONE 8  BOX 577  lo, 1 Car of Canned Coods  JUST UNLOADED  SEVERAL OTHERS TO FOLLOW  Get the Best Jams  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 Streot West, Nolson  John A. Irving d? Co.  Strachan  apin-cris-LBEKS. Ecro-  0*E''E3'R-A. HOTJSE   BLOCK  \l  1  ;^;..'.. ..��� y.,y     "_  __rH'-    ''*  \        '   -���  Ll.'     "'"  �����^*$it  ^^^^^^t  "���rWT^tX*-1

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