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 A SCIENTIFIC PAPER WHICH WAS
"Read Before a Scientific Body.
-i—At the recent meeting of the Canadian
Mining Institute at Rossland, which took
place a day or two before that bodymado
itself ridiculous at Nelson, Hector McRae read a paper on "Scientific Experts."
It is as follows:
In my early years my parents, who
were strict Presbyterians, taught me to
shun the mining: expert, and to avoid as
a pestilence the man who made a study
of rocks and other low-down things for a
living. Shortly after leaving homo, however, it was my misfortune to run across
ono Holstein Loken, whom I looked upon
as the greatest geologist of the ago. I
knew he was a geologist because he always signed that way. This Holstein
was not a grasping geologist, for all ho
charged me was $2 per day and board,
and $1.50 for his "rapport," as he termed
it. In the end lie came high, and I had
to turn him down. I saw, shortly after,
a living star in the form of Henry G.
-Vennon, and folloAved his advice till he
published an almanack, which disturbed
the equanimity of all the farmers in fourteen townships. As far as doctors Sel-
"wyn and Hoffman Avere concerned, they
had my deepest sympathy, as they failed
to get desired results from tons of rocks
I had brought them from time to time.
A few years ago I came out AArest, and
found there Avere others, and for the
benefit of those Avho may be in.the dark
tonight, I have prepared' roughly a paper
on some of the "Men of Today and Yesterday," AvhoinT haAre either met or
heard of iu'my travels.
I used to knoAv Henry Avell. Worked
with him on the Drum Lummond. Had
no technical training, but just raised
from the pick and shovel. Had lots of
savvy, and knew how to work the Englishmen. Discovered big copper deposits
a year or two ago in the Yukon, about
2850 miles from transportation. Guess
he's Avell fixed and'don't care ' Avhether'
the school of mines keeps or not.
Ham, Ham Smith, a has-been—-He turned down the Jim Crow group in '79. She
made amine under Dutch Mike's management just the same. Got a good job
from the Rothschilds looking OA^er the
Rand. Sent his pard Perkins instead,
and turned cIoavii the Avhole proposition
for less than a million. The blow killed
Rothschild. Smith is now living on a
farm in Ncav Hampshire; is consulting
engineer to a creamery company, aud
Perkins is foreman in a pickle factory at
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•PUBLISHED AT NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.
SUNDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 24, 1899.
DAILY (BY MAIL) $5 A ■."BAR; WEEKLY,
block of the stock. Gets more for his
Avritings .ban Kipling. Charges $500 a
word for saying "no good."
W. A. Carlylc—Ho didn't graduate
from the Comstock, or ever played a
nickle-in-the-slot machine. Worked for
two years on mines in Colorado. Took a
rest in a McGill college chair for a like
term, and learned his 13. A. C's.in Ross-
hind. Has just accepted a position as
manager of 1">,000 Spaniards iu the Rio
Tin to at $2 apiece.
John Hardman— Hails from Nova.
.Scotia, avIlores they've coals to burn.
Made money there in mining because
there Avas nothing in the rocks but gold,
and gold av.-is always legal tender in Halifax. Could have .made more money, in
Spokaneing, but didn't have the pleasure
of O. G. Labaree's 'acquaintance. Came
here three, years ago and didn't like the
camp because the ledge reaction Avas too
still. Retains his. American citizenship
and draws a big salary in English sovereigns, as much as McKinley gets, and has
silk underwear to burn.
Moral—Have nothing to do Avith mines
or mining. However, if you must invest,
employ a first-class Spokane mining
broker and put your money in real estate.
PEACE STILL REIGNS BETWEEN MINING AROUND DUNCAN CITY
A FAMOUS BANK ROBBERY CASE
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Loiiis J;auinWCan report ;6i> :t\i mine, ha
three languages. Worked the Comstock,
and; is now ^oiMng tho Iron Blask.
Louis doesn't haye to Avork realhard now-
John Hayes. I^iininond---Why "Jack"
couldn't, get a job as shift boss in the
^MountaTi^&oaTt^
dead strapped. Had to go to South
Africa. Made liis pile there, and gets
$120,000, half cash and half shares, for
just turning dOAVii.propositions. Got interested ill Boer' affairs, and not being
considered a regular Boer AA'as run in and
nearly strung tip. After promising never
to do it again, he was let off.
Curtis—Him as used to be in the Coin-
stock foi' the United States geological
suvvey ■■ staff, sAViped ; too ni.ueh and. lost
, and lost his job. Saved up enough to buy
a cheap excursion ticket to JohauneS-
burgi and is now'WOi*th millions.
Dr. Rossiter H. Raymond Avcars a skull
cap aiid black frock coat, Writes scientific articles foi* tlie papers and gives expert testimony for revenue purposes
only. The doctor is very smooth goods,
I tell you, and lives in tlie upper stopes
of NeAV York society. They say that he
knows more laAV than .Toe Martin, too.
Clarence King—His intimate friends,
after paying his fee. are at liberty to call
him "Clarry." He's pretty slick--the
slickest as is made. Yoii should hear
him giving evidence hi a mining suit.
He pulls the legs off the judge Avith
similas and specious arguments and works
the jury by palmistry. He doesn't know
Iioav to Avork amine at a profit himself
but gets $25,000 .a crack for advising the
other man. Nature has mado some
serious blunelers, AVliich Olareiice has
taken years to rectify.
Captain Plummer—Say, he's dead, but
he Avas the mine manager. Whenever he
had a big proposition to examine and report on he always acted on Mike Foley's
advice. Mike got $,5 a day and the company the balance of the mine. ■'.,■/■■■■■.
J. B. Hastings—I guess he's all right
now.    Made a 10-strikc on the War Eagle I
Comes to an End.
CorsoURG, Ontario, September 2.3.—
William Hamilton Ponton' Avas declared
innocent of complicity in the robbery.of
the Dominion Bank at Napauee by the
jury this morning. Twehre men occupied but one hour in coming to a verdict,
and Avhen they filed into court, shortly
before 1 o'clock, and rendered their finding of not guilty, a great shout Avent up,
and the cheering continued for seAreral
minutes, Avhile a general rush Avas made
for the dock. Tlie sheriff shouted for
order, but scarcely any one paid any attention to him. Ponton's mother, Avho
sat in front of the dock, jumped to her
feet and lie caught her in his arms and
kissed her repeatedly. Then Mr. Porter, his counsel, AAralked around the
table and shook hands Avith them both.
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■ b'ttilciing ajhiiounce thitt' MI tlig,, steel
-.beains. Aviilif b.e^,In;..^si'ii3^i>on;Mtoiday,
siiiiex' AAjhieJi the striictvire: wftlbe i-uslied1
tiirougli to' completidii •j^Wiou^fmvthei*.
sdigla?y^. The nOns£irr,iVal: Of'.' -r^sse^ jbriek
coiiiinhes to delay operations oil tlie
Bank of Montreal building,      .. . .;
Harry   2.  Sliott   of  Vietoi'ia, general
itgent of the Hamiltoii PoAvdei- Company
Avho has been spencling a Couple Of days
_ju Nelson will i.eav^£QLfoMAtiodfty>_Mr.„'
Great Britain arid The TransvaaL
London, September 23.—Never at any
stage of the  Transvaal  crisis  has the issue of peace or Avar rested so entirely in
the   hands   of   president   Kruger.    The
longer he delays  his  decision the better
are tho chances for peace.    He knows to
Avhat extent  he  can rely ou sections of
South Africa to uphold him.    Ho realizes
that the British  Avill, if possible, avoid a
conflict until the last transport lands her
men, and he is  too Avily a leader not to
know the military advantages that comes
to the aggressor.    His appeals to the foreign poAvers to intervene haAre, apparently, been hopeless; but his efforts to drag
in  the   Orange   Free   State   haAre been
successful.  If he honestly intends to defy
Great Britain, he Will ncA'erhave abetter
opportunity than at present.    It is  such
reasons which are uppermost in the minds
of    the   thinking    British,   and   Avliieh
prompts them to believe that before next
Aveek's  cabinet  meeting, the Boers  Avill
have  passed over Natal border.    If they
have not, tliere Avill be much ground for
believing president   Kruger  inteuds  an
ultimate back cIoavii, though Avhether he is
strong    enough    to   carry    his    people
Avith him in such <a course is open to grave
doubts.
The recen.t cabinet council merely verified the logical supposition that Great
Britain will deliver no hostile ultimatiim
until she is iu a jiosition to back it lip.
The recent negotiations .upon the part of
the colonial secretary have not tended to
appease the peace party in England. The
Speaker declares, " to fight over a question of etymology is naturally impossible," Avhich means that suzerainty is
the'base of the dispute.
Sir Edward Clarke, Q. G, the former
solicitor-general, Avrites to Tlie Times,
that he sees no casus belli, and hopes parliament will be summoned that the Avhole
affair may be explained to him an I other
Conservatives.
W. T. Stead, Mr. Chamberlain's bitter
opponent, is bringing out a pamphlet,
entitled," Shall I Slay My Brother Boer
and ;^ppealK tptli^ Conscience of ,G;ifcat
Scott is soiiieAvhat of a poll tician at home,
but in Nelson he is a real estate owner.
Shortly1 after 10 o'clock last evening
H. F, Parker, bookkeepei for- the Psirsons
Produce Compaliy in this city, Avas arrested upon a warrant charging hini Avith
the theft of $o6 from the Parson^ eoin-
pauy. The informatioii Avas laid befoi'e
magistrate Crease last evening* j upon
-which the Avarrant AA'as issued and forthwith executed by chief .Tar-vis. Parker
came from Winnipeg and has been in the
city but a feAv months. Ho Avill receive
a preliminary hearing on Monday.
Yesterday bisliop Perriu administered
the,right of confirination to about twenty
candidates at St. Saviours churcli. Tliis
morning at 11 o'clock Rev. C. A. Pro-
citnier of jFort Steele aviII be advanced to
the priesthood. The candidate Avjll be
presented by Rev. H. Irwin of Rossland.
The anthem will be: " How Lovely are
the Messengers," Mendelssohn.
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: cu^ationS; of ^iiMutn^ -'.
■ Nkav*^YORJf,- 'Sepiieinbeiy^3.-^The Lo^
.! doii correspondent Of the Tribune qables,
the foljOAVihg regarding Friday's eabiiiet
meeting. "No retreat^, no provociiitiOn,
but more troops to tlie front." That is a
brief suniiiiary Of today's civbiuet meet-
ing. The continuance of negotiations
\vith the Transvaal on former lines is
not Aonsideiyed^dedi'able,   and   a  fresh
The Town Forging Ahead.
Duncan Cita', September 21.—Duncan
City is beginning to go ahead again. It
began Avith a flourish this spring, but suffered a slight relapse. HoAA'ever,. now
that the railroads in here aro an assured
factor at once, prosperity is returning
and indications point to .a A'ery liA-oly season. The wet summer has held back mining and prospecting, Avhich uoav, hoAveA'or,
is e|uite active. Prospectors are doing assessment and deArelopment Avork on many
properties on-Hamill, Glazier and Bowser
creeks .and in the upper Duncan country,
all of AA-hieh are showing up Avell antl
promise to dcArelop into big mines.
Tho Lodestar  Gold Mining & DeArelopment Company, an English company, capitalized for $1,000,000, is operating a group
of five claims situated on Lodestar mountain, Hall creek, near Duncan ri\rer.  This
company is employing at present a force
of from twelve to fifteen men ou development.    The steamer Marion is running in
connection Avith their Avork, carrying in
supplies for themselves and freighting for
others, from Duncan City to Hall's Landing, about twenty-five miles. The steamer-
is making the trip three times a Aveek.
The properties of the. Lodestar company
are cleA'eloping   well.    They  haAre  large
leads, ore from which gives assays of from
137 to 1107  ounces  silver, $3.50 to $13.00
iu gold, 21 -per  cent copper,  aud 40.per
cent lead.    J. Chesshyre Blythe of Liverpool, president of the company, F. Cou-
royt,  vice-president,  and J.  D. Carlyle,
secretary-treasurer,     of     Kaslo,  passed
through here  Avith  samples from a new
strike made a fe\v days ago, over which
they are very enthusiastic.
The company is. about to build a neAAr
steel steamer, about seventy-five feet in
length, Avhich is to run through from
either Nelson or Kaslo. It is said that
the boat .-will be running next year.
The Bannockburn propei-ty, a group
of claims adjoining the Lodestar, are
Avorking and proving up a big mine;
Mr.  Anderson,  manager  of  the  Gold
, Hills Company, is working  small forces
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the!; o!is^i]_uijhii^®'i|ieilu?g- 'widv. e0jHiS^r
Pacific division of tho Canadian Pacific,
AV.as in Nelson yesterday looking over
the company's rolling stock. On its
Kootenay branches tho Canadian Pacific
has now fifteen locomotives, and the
business is such that they are in use all
the time.
The additional AA-ork to be performed
on the Columbia <fc Kootenay branch, for
Avhich the Canadian Pacific recently made
an appropriation of $30,000, has not yet
been laid out. Upon the. manner in
which it is laid out Avill altogether depend the number of men Avhich Messrs.
Tierney .& Company will employ. The
contractors say that in any event there
will be work for fifty men and possibly
seA-enty. It Avill be Avell on into Avinter
before the work is completed.    "
Yesterday tho Nelson & Fort Sheppard
railway had men and teams transferring
freight from their oavu to Canadian Pacific railway cars at the eastern limit of
the city. The distance betAN'een the two
railway lines is only about 200 .yards,
and if a connection Avere made a considerable saving Avould be effected in the
handling of freight. To connect the tAvo
lines Avould probably cost $500. It is
costing more than this several times OA'er
to transfer freight each year.
REVOLT AGAINST PARTY LINES
Victoria Politicians Oppose It.
Special to tho Tribune..
VifJTORiA, September 23.—There is little support here for the movement, AA'hich
is to be given a new impetus at tlie Con-
seiwative convention in NeAV Westminster next month, of introducing a'thor-
onghbred party strain into provincial
politics. Last year the convention formally decided that from and after the
next general election provincial contests
should be conducted on Dominion party
lines, but the decision has never been
acceptable to Conseiwatives prominent
in provincial affairs here, and if Victoria
is represented at the convention an interesting contest Avill take place on.this
point. While Vancouver SAvarms Avitli
eastern  politicians, there  are feAv : here,
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A Shortage in Gold.
London, September 2-3.—The Statist,
commenting on the position brought
; about by the Transvaal crisis and the
NeAV York stringency, says: "The competition for gold during the next. Aveek
. promises to be great. No gold is available in Australia for export, and Ave may
have to send gold to the Cape, instead of
receiA'ing it, and also meet the demand
for Egypt, to pay for cotton, as Avell as
South America. The usual autumnal de^
crease Avill further advance the official
minimum. It appears nearly probable
that our own government will require to
'raise a considerable loan, probably by the
issue of treasury bills. Such a loan AArould
of course give the Bank of England control of the market, enabling it to keep its
and about ten shillings a share on a big I rate effective, Avhatcver it might be."
start will be maele as soon as the ministers have leisure for a deliberate revieAv
of the Avhole situation. Meanwhile, the
military forces in South Africa AviII be
increased by 10,000 or 20,000 men. The
Transvaal government Avill be courteously informed by the ministers that it
is time for reconsidering the Subject of
England's relations with the Dutch republic, and the door will; not be closed:
against diplomacy if President Kruger
Ayishes to make fresh overtures.
The ministers are determined not to
provoke a declaration of war and especially Avhen they are not in readiness for
hostilities, but they will not modify the
terms of the last communication sent out
by Mr. Chamberlain. The great stir in
military preparations prevailing at army
headquarters today betokens the despatch
of large reinforcements to the Cape and
Natal. The prolonged conference betAveen
Mr. Balfour and lord Rothschild indicates that the spending departments are
short of money and that parliament may
be summoned in October unless arrangements can be made Avith the great
financiers for bridging OA'er the crisis.
The drift of affairs this Aveek has been
strongly in ihe direction of Avar although
no one in authority is yet AviUing to admit that the last Avord has been . said in
favor of peace.
Ore Blocked Out.
Silverton SiH'orloninn.
The Noonday mine, near town, is still
holding its own as the bonanza of the
camp. About 500 tons of rich shipping
ore is uoav blocked out and ready to be
stoped. Twenty men are employed by
this company and heavy shipments of
ore will soon be resumed. Tliis mine has
already sent out this year ISO tons of
shipping.ore.
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■■bei«4oy reason ^.vhy:lt should; not gPialiead-
'.-Today'Ayas an yim^'Gi'-tan-t.oi'ip'in-.^ii'iiT.
^"cKii'-'C-ityi.''- Jbgreat cohconrs© of people;
* gathered -to Avitness 'the, st^-tfrigyOf itiiX
^Chaftiailf's sa#inlllyand; the .SaiAvirig of: tlfo;
y"firstT;bouvti.: ,: Tiiey .Sawthroywii;. .Oyer the
duinp AVhaty 'heretofore AVOnld have
M'bitgliit' good money in this market,
relegated to the slab-pile and o-ff'In drift-
Avood.. bwin.g to tlie very inadequate
and extreihely expensive transportation
facilities, luinber has been a luxury, and
^liie^grOAvthp-o^the^to'Avn-Cousequeiitly-
retarded. Several AV'ho ai*e now waiting.
Avill build at olice.
The Smuggler Bonded..
A bond has. been giAren on the Smuggler
mineral claim, situated near the Molly
Gibson mine, on Kokaiiee Creek, by ij.am.es.
H. Moraii anel Charles Greenlee of Ncav
Denver, Charles Faas of Slocan Oityjitod
William Glynn of Spokaiie to Percy
Dickenson of Slocan City, who, it is said,
is acting for ex-senator Warner Miller of
New Yot'k and otlier eastern men. Ten
per cent of the bond Avas paid doVvii,..and'
the remainder is to be paid in six and
twelve months. The .Sniugglei' is (in the
same IciUl as the Molly Gibson, being two
claims removed front that property. The
ledge is fully six feet in AVidfch, with
promising surface showings of ore, assays
from which run between 300 and 400
ounces silver and fair values in gold.
What Avork lias been don© has been
chiefly in tracing the lead, Avhich is exposed for several hundred feet.
RAILWAY   AND    STEAMBOAT   NEWS..
Yesterday Avas pay-day oil the Canadian Pacific raihvay, and in consequence
there Avere several thousand' dollars put
in circulation iu Nelson. The steamboat
■end of* the company's business has kept
pace with that of the raihvay department. It Avould surprise most people to
learn that from the Nelson ollice of the
company's steamboat department there
Avas disbursed for Avages tlie sum of
$11,290. The provisioning of. the company's steamers costs about $4000, and
the item for fuel amounts to fully $(1500;
so that the company's disbursement under
these, three heads totals $22,500 each
month.
F. E. Hobbs, master mechanic of   the
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'ai;jy'erg]0tedi,   .Mia^ris'-'for tlicylii'(;tC!'/'.ai*e;iibt
perfected. '  ■ ';'.   ' -.
The ore,. ShlpymfutS' arC; priiMically the
Same t!s fest week, 4(>.7;0 tolm. Tlie Celi^
tife Star recommenced slilppjng this eve-
uiiig. The siilpments* for- the week^nd--
sng  2.3rd .September, and year to date
MORE OR LESS ACTIVITY IN THE
Mines of the Slocan.
Neav Denver, September 23.—-October
1st will Avitness tlie commencement of
Avork upon at least two of the prominent
lake properties on the contract system,
thanks to the action of the Silverton
union during the AA'eek. It is understood
theHecessary papers have been drawn up
for this purpose.
A. II. Bluemenauer, Avhohas just bonded the Hartney group on Silver mountain
is busy arranging the details for the ex-
tensh'e development of the group, Avork
upon Avhich commences next Avenk. Commodious quarters Avill be erected aud a
good forco of men employed. He is en-
thuisinstic over his purchase.
An inspection of the Ncpawa, Ten-mile,
Avill be made in a feAv days by the representative of a strong Canadian companjr.
James Moran and Charles Greenlee
purpose doing considerable development
work on the Home Run, close to the
Mountain Chief, this AArinter, and they
will make a start next Aveek. Their
efforts at first ■will be centered upon
stripping the lead.
-   Professor Montgomery of Toronto, who
recently   examined    tho. Fairy    Queen,
group,  Ten-mile,  on  behalf   of   eastern -1
capital, has for\A*arded his report on tliat
property.
Ferguson <fc Morrison have been doing
some Avork on the LaAvyer claim, of the
Dalhousie group, Ten-mile, of late, Avith
satisfactory results. is
Cubans Have One Good Trait.
Whatever the faults of the Cuban may
be, he has one great redeeming A'irtue.
That is temperance, in the matter of
strong drinks. A drunkard is looked
upon with. disgust. A few admiring natives, in the early days of Santiago, and
Avith the first blush of gratitude to the
great American nation still mantling the
land, essayed the national product of tl e
rye. But the experiment was not a success, and. next morning tlieir vows of abstinence from the devil drinks of the
Americans AA'ere made—-and in most in-
stances kept. 'Except an occasional pony
of French cognac, or the island's rum, the
Cuban confines himself strictly to those
drinks designated as "refrescos," long,
soft, and cooling. Wine, AA'hich all over'
Cuba is cheap and pf gqOd quality, he"
drinks of liberally, At every' meal at a" |
cafe a bottle of.".." Rioja Clarete " is placed.
at the elboAv of the diner, and at the private boarding-house it is not an extra in.
the monthly bill.y The price is'about 10^1
ami	
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JAIutinMiti Trail, Suplcinbci- 1st.,,,        20
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Tbtrtls
•Iftiil-li
I'lflfll*.'.*
W. B. Wilson, the new superintendent
Of the Le Roi, has arrived and taken up
■his.duties,	
The strike in the Deer Pai-lc* about
eighteen feet from the surface, of rock
shoAving ovei* $lS in gold, silver and copper, lias been fully confirmed.
Prospectors in Luck at Lardo.
Lardo, September 21.—-While blasting
■ai-jd clearing right-of-way almost immediately within the tovvn limits of
Lardo, on the Canndiltn Pacific a liu-ge
body of galena Ore A\"as uncovt-rod, but
was thought .to be of no value being considered prineipaHy zinc. Messrs. Kelley
and Shupe staked the ground, early Monday morning, and have found a lead of
more than a foot of clear high-grade
galena. The ground is so situated tliat
they can develop the find at a small outlay. From the surface shoAving, they
seem ..to have a property equal to; some
of the best iu tile Slocan.
Ball {James Yesterday,
Washington 5, Brooklyn 7.
Ncav York 5, Boston 3.
Philadelphia 7, Baltimore 2.
Pittsburg    I.    Cleveland    I.
game—Pittsburg 0, Cleveland 2,
.Second
The.Price of Silver.
New York, September 23.—Bar silver,
5Uije* silver certificates, 59@;*)9ic-, Mexican dollars, 17|c»
:mentedv"' »^iri^fii^!ih#;i^'i^
g!*apeg" dilute^ #1®fctei:i%^^
xjdyAvith ho!i:ey',y'.--j^
gent,  fe'rWBi>t~ecJ''*,ifl^i-M
rind' .sweyetCinedy *y^'§lt:-:'.%^
maya "  is- an- ''ael^ted.«i^e^,v^it|^^^
heftvy..   In addition tO'°'#ics:e'-*M|^^ar1i[
the ordinaiy' soidiis- ;n"i3dt;i^pS:W*3l_fe;^@|clij
=Amei'ica.ns"atle=aC'q.iiiti-i'i.te#'afcr'h.o^
Emperor Wants' to Play" -JPaifc -'-^f^
BJ3ftUS, September 2'8,.—An.'int^'egfti^l
seqiience of the Dreyfus cage ;iif thg^v^fl
that   emperor   William,  AVhtt "hiis .■i|e|li[
deeply stirred bythe revelation*? ni^e^l
Eciines of the espionage SystCin 1^eji|vel3„if I
Franco and ^e/rmany, of the cMeii'feaiadJ
elaborateness of Avhich he was hereloftroj
ignorant,, hfts   instr-ucted  general; ;;'^!jj
ITahalcc, chief   of   his.. piiValo iiilllta^j
Cabinet, to- tl to roughly " lnv<*^gitt^;|vn(||
report to what extent the sys'tein.--(jftiiijSpl
abolished or reduced to a. nivniinuniy ^T|ic|
Kori'ospoudont of  the • Associated; P-iiJ^aj
learns reliably tluit his majesty above aijj
was startled by the Bvefc that the ml|lfJ
tary attaches of   both  coiretriesr ^vlillel
personally nieii of   the nicest sense '$&
honor, liave been so deeply involved ii?!
the scaudaL    Ho  instrncted the gener-fjll
to ascertain if it is possible for Cerni^'iiyl
to take the initiative for abolishing extilal
territoriality   for  attaches    and    otheil
in embers of the embassy, thus abolishingj
the most heinous and dangerous form df
espionage.    Tlie  correspondent   of  the
Associated Press understands that geiic
eral Von Hahaka lias reported that it ig
impossible   for   one   state, especially "al
military one, to do  this  alone.    He gavcj
many potent reasons for this view.
Discovery of a Coffin.
London, September 23.—The discovery!
tinder the nave of an old church at Penh j
Buckinghamshire, of a coffin bearing thtj
name of William Penn, caused the cireu|
lation of a report that it contained the
body of the   founder   of Pennsylvatii^l
buried tlierej according to several Efigli|l|
papers, in 1838, or eighty years -prtdtf-f
his decease.   It is probably one o£ Vmiity
ancestom. 9.  THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON,. B. C.   SUNDAY, SEPTEMBEI. 21,  1899.  ���^���^���^^^���^^:^iB''S--3^-S'^:-S^^^^^:S:3^:S^*S*^^i'  M  m  We have paid the most strict attention to this Underwear  Department of ours, but feel Amply repaid by the expressions  of approval of the hundreds of men wlio come lo examine out-  Today Ave are offering- greater bargains than ever:  goods  Men's Fine Underwear @ $1.50 the suit.  Men's Special All-Wool  Underwear (���*/.' $2.00 per suit.  Men's Shetland   Wool,    Plain   or   Stripes   ("   $2.50,   $3.00   and  .$3.50 per suit.  Men's Extra Heavy Shetland Wool 01 $4.00 the suit.  Men's  Natural  Cashmere Underwear (<7 .$5.00 and .$5.50 the suit.  We have quality to suit anyone, prices the lowest���of course.  MARTIN  O'REILLY & CO.  Wj  Wf  I0DS0  ia  BANK  OF  B. O.  BUILDING,  NELSON.  TEOR-JVES   CJ^&ZX  INXORPORATED 1670.  We have just opened up a  consignment of Cigars consisting ofthe following standard brands:  Bock Superflnos  Bock Conchas  Bock Puritanos  Henry Clay Conchas Extras  Henry Clay Puritanos  Upmann Conchas  Triumfo Conchas  La Lola Conchas  We also carry a full line  of Domestic Cigars at prices  to suit all trade.  October  Delineator  Now in Stock  &m&mmmmmmm^mMmmmmmmmmm.mm  r*-��h��M  ^���6S:S&CS-E��-:5:ei6  w  Hi Latest Novelties W^  S in ����  *    Veilin-?s   im  U* *i**S3 3 :*33 333,if-  We are now showing* a complete range of new fall  and winter goods in all departments, and invite careful inspection of our dress goods, ladies' suitings,  ladies' silk blouses, dress Skirts, golf capes, mantles,  |U flannellette wrappers, shirt waists, children's reefers  and eiderdown coats.  w  1$  NELSON HARDWARE OO.  Baker Street, Nelson.  All the latest direct  From the factory  MEN'S OUTFITTER  Sign ot the RED  HAT, Baker St., Nelson  ops  From 20e up  J. F. WEIR  Hudson's Bay Stores  West Baker Street.      Telephone 13.  KOOTENAY COFFEE CO.  NELSON, B. C. a  CofTcc roasters and dealers in Tea and CoiTco.  OU'er fresh roasted cofl'eo of best quality as follows:  Java and Arabian Mnoha, por pound $   10  Java and Mocha Blond, 3 pounds ....1 00  Fine Santos, 4 pounds  1 00  Santos Blond, 5 pounds  1 00  Our Special Blend, (5 pounds  1 00  Our Uio Boast, G pounds  1 00  A trial order solicited. ,  Salesrooms 2 Doors  East   of  Oddfellows   BlocK,   West  Baker Stsoet  Brick and Lime  m  ��  <��  isrx) DvciLiLiisrEi^-^r  We are selling blankets and wool comforters at  bottom prices. Ladies' sailors and walking felt hats  and novelties in millinery.  ��ftSc fRxxbixm*  Daily Edition ...  Wkkklv Edition  First Ykak, No. 22.i  ..Skvknth Ykak, No. 35  Ont people arc being -wheedled in bo attending tlie Spokane lair ab the expense  ot our OAvn province. Tlio Nuh "W\._b-  niinstei* fair, -which commences on October -3rd and lasts four days, is as AA'ortliy  of our patronage, in CA'cry respect, as  that of Spokane. The Rossland firemen's  team is going down to try conclusions  Avieli the Coast teams, and the Toronto  lacrosse team as ill battle with tlie champions of the Pacific coast for supremacy.  Jt is not unlikely tliat all the mines in  the Slocan that figure ah shippers will resume Avoik on October 1st, and the fight  Over the eight-hour huv, like the Dreyfus  ca.se, wiil have come to an. end.  Tin*: Sandon .Mining Review is sorely  disgruntled. It knows that the mine  OAvners have lost the fight, and as tho  mouthpiece of mine owner Harris of  Sandon it ismaking itself rediculous  by printing such " rot" as the following :  " As the miners' unions are disposed  " to run matters, the owners are bound to  " taking on their list many men lamcnt-  " ably incapable  of   doing  -an" average  " man's A\'oik, and asking .$3.o0 for  eight  ".hours for them.'   Good' men.will'go' in-  " to the tunnels and  for a time  do good  " work, but in a short time they Avill   see  " il_it   tlif��   inCoiioi'   nipn   jii-o   jj.'tid   the  " same Avages they got for infinitely  less  " work.    Their next  step Avill  be to  rc-  -' duce their Avork to that of the  inferior  " men, for they Aviil say, " Where is  the  " use doing more AA'hen wo get nothing  '" for  it?   To  dismiss  the  inferior  men  " and puts good non-union  men in  their  " place aa ill be to  encourage strikes  and  " their   consequences.    All    these    pon-  " ditions sIioav that the inferior men will  " govern   the Avork of  the camp, which  " will  lender  tho  development of  non-  " dividend-paying mines  and   prospects  " out  of  the question."     All  the  large  producing and diA idend-paying mines in  Montana, and Colorado,  and   Utah, are  operated by  employers of  union labor,  and, somehow, the OAvners of  the mines  are  not  sufl'eiing   to any great extent.  The RevieAV had bettor quit, mining and  return to farming.  Lime 70 Ceqts per 100 pounds.  AVill deliver in ton lots  Brick $12 per thousand.  At yard or on scows at government wharf.  OUR GOODS ARE ALL NEW AND STYLISH  #  m  36  Baker   Street  *  The West Kootenay Brick & Lime Go., Ltd.  Bakor Stroot.        T. G. PROCTOR, Manager  ^  "M  GOAL!  GOAL!  GREAT REDUCTION  HABD GOAL  ANTHRACITE  Seo Our        W  fl*  Fancywcrk      J{|  Department     /|��  AND  *a^*as*s*s:  t|-3__-2-3_-_^_a'rV.*4  J      Boys and       %  J Youth's Clothing {}��  p.* VIM  ifi       at Cost       /rA  $9.50 per ton  X3"EXjI-V"E*R*E3X5  Special i.iles foi culo.id loN for onKide points.  TKLKPTION'K-  33  C. W. West & Co.  " .iilTer  beyond conception.      They are  ETEH BUffiLI I 11  That~~room~6f yours needs  "freshening up" for ihe winter months.  You  can give us the size (length*  breadth, and height of ceiling)  of the room, or rooms,  Telephone 93.  FOR  ICE  CREAM  AND  FRESH  FRUIT  OF ANY KIND.  ooqer  Beer or Half=  andhHalf....  lO Cts.  Always Fresh  Always     Cool  Theo. B/Jadson's Cheap Cash Store  Come in and try our Ice Cream Soda and  Refreshing Drinks.  Next Door to���  P. Bums & Co.  KUMPHREYS&PinOCK  . Having leased the business of the Nelson Sodft Water  Factory-1 urn prepared to supply tile inula with all kinds  of carbonated, and aerated witters. Family orders solicited.  Prompt delivery.  THE BEST GLASS OF BEER IN NELSON IS  AT THE  O  CD  cd  ���j-  03  -S3  CO  o  CO  CD  CO  O  CO  CO  t_  CD  sr  CO  o  o  CD  _E2  =3  o  CD  CO  ST  cd  co  Q3  cc o  ea  h-  .5  CO  "co  cd  5=  CO  cd  CO  ��2.  cd  CO  5  cd  * mtmm  O  cd  co  CO  cd  -*-��  &.  cd  C3  o  >>  CO  ���Z>  JUST ARRIVED A CARLOAD OF  Comer Silica itid  Stanley btircltv.  E. J. CURRAN, Prop.  Anheuser-Busch Lager Beer!  Highest class Lager produced.       On sale by the trade in Nelson.  ASK FOR IT  R. P. RITHET & CO., Ltd., Victoria, Agents for B. C.  A. B. GRAY, Agent for Kootenay,J3n^e^St.,_No].on>_AWt-(),1(lf(.II,>w.s-Tl���il<1hi(v  The Finest Residential  Property  in Nelson  '�� ��� 6  Headquarters for:  FIRST-CLASS BUILDING MATERIAL  *Wo iiiake a spocialty of  Sfjiplap ar*d Double Dressed Material  Cood Dry Rustic and Flooring  ���Shingles and Lath Kept in Stock  OiTIce and y.-ird near C.P.R. depot   IC. G, BRER, -Agouti.  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 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  will do the rest   In price,  beauty of design and quality  Paper  bargains will surprise you,  Canada Mg and Book Co.,  *L*IMia?JSI>  Comer ot I3okor and Stanloy Streets. Nelaon  LODGE   MEETINGS.  KNIGHTS OB" PYTHIAS-Nelson   Lodge.  No,   2,5,  JOvightH of Pythias, meets in I. 0. O. J". .Hall, comer  Baker and Kootenay streets, every Tuesday ovaniua at  8 o'clock.   ViBiting Knights cordially invited to attend,  T. LlLLTK, C. C. I?.. G. JOY, IC. of R. & S,  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. F. & A. M. Meots  second Wednesday In each month. Sojourning  brethren invited.  NKLSON h. O.'i;., No. lim, meets in I. O. O. F. Hall,  corner Jlaltcr and Kootenay streets, 1st nnd 3rd  Friday of each month.   Visiting brethorn cordially invited.  JOJJN TOYK, W. M.      F. J. IJRADLKY, JtecSec.  NKLSON   AtlUK,  Niunbor   22,   Fraternal  Order  of  Kilglxc, meets every second and fourth Wednesday in  each month in Fraternity Hall.   Visiting brethren welcome.  J, IRVING. President        J. R. WRAY, Secretary.  ARCHITECTS.  EWAUT & CARRIK-Architecl.s.   Rooms 7 and 8 Ab  crdcen block, linker Ktroet, NcIboh.  Factor y on  Hoover street.  H. M.  *&  SSERRIFf'S   SAi.E.  Province oCJit'j'tish Colnmlti.-v, Nelson, Wijflf. Ivttotcnuiy,  to-\vil:  IIv virtue of a writ of Fieri FhcIus issued will ��f tho  Siiim'Ciiic (.'oilt-tiif flritisli t^olunibiaat Ilk!suit i-f t'lutlli-Kt  CallaliaJi, executor of Uio, uslatij uf the lulu VYiUbftit  Callalian. iilninUfl*. ngn-lnH't Alonsiu }\ GoIiJoii, ��|i)fendni(f,  ,-uid l.o me.'illruut<i(i itguiust f.liejjr<i(idsli.iiil uhrilteli-'"!' Itiv  |/liitu WitJinii) ('ii'll'ilinir, uinv 'beilrg ndinlnistiji-eil liv  (.Miiii'lOKi Callahlitt, I, have xcixed iditl fakon in 0X<;i:iiti(m  nfl  the  right, title and intoi-osl. uf  tho said  i>)nj.iitJir,  MytAlj BEAL AND  ITNIQN   MADE  Kootenay Cigar lanfj  iBOGLISTOWNj  All the   unsold   lots  in   the   Faifview   Additiofi  to  the market at reasonable prices and on easy terms,  desirable for residences.   Apply to  West Baker Street, Nelson. T. M.   WAMD, LoCdl Agent.  Nelson are   now on  This property is very  NeUson, British Columbia,  an nie   riKirii.  nine  unci. niu)i-u,si. i.u   i.nu sain   ]>mmnir.  Charles, (.'allalian, excciikirof" the csfal.u tif the Iflto \\"i|.  ���Ham Callalian, in the nijnci'iil clainw "Ccid.v  Frantifni'"  and "Joker Fraction," both .situuki near tho "Froddh-  ' ot!," "Cube Ludo" and "llridgednlnuiul ehdinsin tlie  Hcsin niiiiing ilivisimi of lliu Waul ICoolennj- ilinli-fcl,  id j-ocoi'ded in the ollice of ilio mining recorder al New  Oliver, it. C, to recuver the snjn of'xi.x luindl'Wl and  vcntj':iiiiio drdlMfsand sixty-iiitie cenl..s (5li-.'J(,(iil), and in,-  rost  on ?('i2iMj!lat six per cenlnni neramiiiiil from tin;  ,1.   .!.,.*  ��r   p.,,...   ioiui    ,.,.,:i  ...............    1....,.:.!.,. ���    .t .,,.���-  Lot!,1* "Cube Lode" anil "Iti-idgot*''iiilnui'til, ehdinsin tlie  S'loreul iiiiiiirij;i.livi,sinir of lliu West, ICootennj- ilinli-'ii!t,  and recorded in the ollice of "ho mining recorder al New  j)0^i,...,.   It    C!    f.i ,...,.,,,,.��,. il... fi,,,,  ,-.r\il���   |i,..,.i���...i   ,....i  tw  telvu>,(,   un s*,p.;;p.u'.p fit,  m.v |i(j[-cufli.PMll:   |Jur aiPHlllll   n'OMI. MK-J  2rl,h ilnx of .Line 1S!K>. hiltil paynwiiil., besides sheriff"*  poundage, costs and,all other lotful ineiilenlitl uxpoiis-es.  All of which I shall expose fur wale or srillluiciil. thereof  to satisfy said debt anil costs, at the front of my olllec  next the Court House in the City of 'Nelson, It, ('.. on  Friday the SJth day of .Sepleiiilier, ISilil. at the hour of  eleven o'clock in the forenoon,  Notis���Inlendiiiff piirchaxcrs will satisfy themselves a.s  to intei-e.-(l. and title of wud plaint ill".  Dated at Sandon. ,11. C, Sept- IMh. 1809,  Si. I*. TUCK. SlioriJP of .South Kootenay.  Motiee to Contractars.  Sealed tendors will'bo received by tho nndorsi^ncd for  the eonstruetioii of the Madden Jiluck from the foiinda-  tioii up.  Flans and speciflcalion.s can be seen at the architect's  Oflico.  Tenders to be in by noon .Saturday,3fll h Sep) einbor, ISHll  The lowest or any tender not necessarily aci-epled.  ARTHUR K. UOVUlSa, Architeel.,  R. REISTERER & OO.  UltKVVERS AND BOTTLERS OF  Fine Lager Beer,  Ale and Popter  feo0^Kl.UdO.     Brewery at Nelson.  IE L jB *I?"E3: OInT *E3  136  BurillK tho, season wo -will do-  liver ice nt private residences  and businesH houses daily in any  desired quantity at casonrablo  prices,  NEAR NELSON & FORT SHEPPABD RAILWAY DEPOT.  THE BEST BEER  BREWED AT HOME OB ABROAD  ON DRAUG-HT OR IN BOTTLES.  WILSON & HARSHAW  is is  Order of the Day  Audi want to bo in it, Ibav-o jtist received  Full samples of Suitings and Overcoatings representing a $o0,f>0Q stock to  choose from made to your order at p ices  never before heard of in .Nelson. All the latest  fads in Fancy Vcstings for Fall and winter.  HAIB GOODS AND HAIfi OBIAMBfifTS  Switches from $2 up.  MRS. J. W. KJ5ARNK Yhas opened a Ladies Hair Dross-  injj.Parlor in room:!, Vjcioria block, Nelson, and is prepared lo tirnlsh everything iu tho way of hair goods  and huh- tonics.   Treatment of tho scalp a spocialty.  Stevens, Tf[e Tailor  Nelson Iron Works  MANTJFACTirBEBS OF  BiraiNSS, BOILERS, SHAFTING, IRON AND  BRASS CASTINGS OF EVERY DESCRIPTION  Repairs promptly attended la.      P. O. Box 173.  Restaurant  Bakor Street, between JoBcphinc and  Hftll streots, Nolson.  JVIKALS AT ALL HOURS, J>AY OR NIGHT  BAKKRy IN CONNECTION  FAMILY AND PASTRY COOKING A SPECIALTY  ONLY WHITE HELP EMPLOYED  *es^    ���__:rr_r��*R-5r:,   pbofbiEi'I'ob  Pailace   Bakery  Bread delivered to any part of tho city.  Cakes, pastry, and eonfeclionery a specialty.  CRAWFORD BROTHERS  Next to Royal Hotel, Stanley Streot, No'son  MINERS WANTED.  Tho Tangier Mine, Limited, Albert Canyon, on tho  main line of tho (.'. I'. R., ��2 miles east of Rcvolstoko, ro-  qnircH six good minors.   Wages $3.50 per day.  "ygt.-piwi  jmt4t&jwMrtis/i^^twww*-'.--?^$&Vi \x  -r  THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B.C..  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 1899.  3  ANKOF  Capital,  Best,  all paid  up,     -  $12,000,000  6,000,000  LORD STRATIICONA AND  Hon. GEO. A. DRUMMOND.  B   S. CLOUSTON   MT  ROYAL, Prosidonl   Vice-Pi'osidoiit  ...General Manager  THE BANK OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA  NELSON  jsriGLSO'isr B'R.A.'t'TOZE'r  N. W. Cor. Baker and Stanley Streets.      niiANriiKB IN      LONDON  (Enprland),   NEW YORK,   CHICAGO  and in tho principal citios In Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cablo Transfer"?  CIKANT COM V HUCIA I, ANI) THAVKI.T.KKS' GKKI>IT3,  availablo in any part of tho world.  DRAFTS ISSUED    COLT.KCTIONS MADE; KTO.  SAVINGS BANK BRANCH.  CURRENT RATK OF INTEREST PAID  A   MISFIT.  New Orleans Timcs-Dcmocraf.  "Tliere goes it man," .said i\ Canal street  philosopher,''-who has made a i'aihirc of  life in spite of exceptional c(ini|)inent for  success. He is honest, a liable, highly  educated and industrious as a beaver,  lie hits no bad habits, and J* couldn't name  a man in New Orleans wlio possesses a  kindlier disposition, yet lie is continually  out of it job and is studiously avoided by  everybody who knows him. The mysterious part of it i.�� that nobody can tell you  just why, and the poor fellow doesn't im  derstand it himself. He is beginning to  think that somebody lias worked <*i rabbit's foot on him, .but the secret is really  this : lie has a genius for the inopportune. By some malign freak of fate lie  always says and does the wrong thing at  tho wrong time. It is not lack of tact;  it is destiny. For example, 1 like liim,  but he never called on me in his life that  his visit wasn't highly unwelcome. lie  is morally certain to drop in just in time  to catch one doing something foolish or  discreditable, and you know how wc hate  the innocent chance witness of our follies.  He made a mortal enemy of colonel   because he happened to walk into liis  ollice while the old man was dying liis  moustache. He chanced on a certain  prominent lawyer smirking before a  mirror, rehearsing an impromptu after-  dinner speech, and tlie prominent lawyer.  got oven by knocking him out of a valuable contract. Those arc two cases out of  dozen's. He never gossips or tattles, but  the mere fact that he has seen things he  oughtn't to see and heard tilings lie  'oughtn't to hoar makes his very presence  embarrassing to .the,other fellows. It's  most unfortunate, and all fate. If lie  were introduced -to a man whose grandfather had been hanged he'd be absolutely certain to begin talking about rope inside of two minutes. As I .said before,  he has a genius for the inopportune. My  wife loathes him because her false frizzes  blow off on the street one day and landed on top of his umbrella. He had  nothing whatever to do with either the  frizzes or the elements, but now I can't  ask liim to my house. Terrible to bo under such a curse, isn't ib?"  FORTUNES    MADE    FROM ��� PATENTS.  One often hears of tlie enormous profits  made on patents. Many of them aro  known not to be fairy tales; some arc  well founded. Nearly everybody can  point to several cases of the sort in liis  personal experience. Talcs of enormous  wealth are usually regarded by readers  -as-myths,���but-a���Western-manufacturer  lias collected a number of specific instances wliich indicate that they are all  realities.  Hq says tliat a slight improvement in  straw-cutters yielded over $80,000 in  eight months. A lamp chimney spring  yielded over $iJ(),000 a year for several  years. A printing-ink invention sold for  $00,000. A machine for cleaning grain  gave $00,000 in net profits in fifteen  months. N. "W. Spaukling of San Francisco is credited with receiving $100,000  for liis invention of a saw-tooth. The  lead pencil rubber tip brought to tlie inventor over $100,000 profit. "Pigs in  clover" netted $100,000. The Grcely fan  brought tlie inventor $5000 a week. Tho  inventor of the little cylinder savings  bank got about $2000 ,a day for several  months. The return ball netted $50,000  a year.  A mere toy, a dancing "Jim Crow,"  made $75,000 a "year for its inventor.  The man who invented hooks on lace  shoes got over $300,000 a year iu royalty  for them. Hundreds of thousands of dollars have been made by Demiison from  his shipping tags. The wooden shoe peg  yielded over $500,000. The roller skate  Drought twice as much. Boot and shoe  plates of metal cleared over $1,250,000.  Mrs. Pott's sad iron netted over $500,000.  Ellas Howe, inventor of tlie sewing  machine needle, received a princely  revenue of over $50,000 a year.  Cyrus H. McCormack, the inventor of  the harvesting machine, made more than  a million in the venture. Goodyear, who  first vulcanized rubber, obtained a very  large fortune from royalties. It is said '  tliat Isaac Merrit Singer borrowed $40 to  help perfect his first sewing machine, and  now one factory alone turns out over 30,-  000 nioc'ltines a week.   His net income  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and Letters  of Credit on S^aguay, U. S., Atliq, B. C, and  Dawson City, Yul^or* District.  was over .$210,000 ji year for many years,  and for one year it was over $'J,0()0,000.  At his death he left an estate worth  $i:*,000,000.  The Duulap Pneumatic Tire Company  is an illustration of the mint of money  there is iu patents. It commenced with  a working capital of $112,500. It harh  been in operation but two years when it  was sold for $ 15,000,00(1 cash. The shareholders had then received in dividends  ���iiul premiums the sum of $:J,200,.*J75, and  by the terms of the sale received the  further sum of $1'1,437,500, giving a total  result of $17,0.'iS,O75. The purchasers  afterward resold to another company for  tlie sum of $25,000,000.  The Wcstinghouse air brake made $30,-  000,000 in profits and the Bell telephone  has paid $30,000,000 in dividends. It is  claimed that there are 150 patents paying more than $1,000,000 each annually,  and S50 more paying half that sum each  year. There tire thousands paying more  than $100,000 yearly. According to an  estimate by the commissioner of patents,  from three-fourths to seven-eights of the  entire manufacturing capital of the country of upwards of six billions is based upon patents. The products of all the gold  and silver and diamond mines in the  world would no. equal in value the  annual incomes of American patentees.  Need Not Look to Germany for Aid.  Biciu.iN, September 23.���An outbreak  of war iu the Transvaal is regarded here  as a question of a few days, or at most of  weeks. The whole press devotes considerable  space to the  matter.    Neither  FOR SALE  BUSINESS AND RESIDENTIAL  PROPERTY  30 by 120, Haker street, between Josophino and  Ward si reels ��8000  50 by 120, Haker street, between Josophino and Hall  streets, corner   25 by 120 with improvements, south sido of Vernon  street  5000  50 by 120 with improvements, south sido of Vernon  street  6000  21 lots with cottage rented at $15 per month, Victoria  street v  3500  2 lots with cottage rented at S20 per mouth, Stanley  street -.  3000  6 lols in block 41D, all cleared and fenced in..  2500'  AGENTS FOR .,*'-. -    '  J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Ileal Estato and General Agents, Baker St., Nelson  Tlie -Nolson Electric Tramway Co;, Ltd.  ;   LOTS FOR SALE  ON EASY TERMS  Large number of choice building lots adjacent to the  linn (>f I heir hum way. For price and lurms of sale apply  to the ollice of the company, Macdonald block, corner of  Josephine and Vernon streets.  T. O. DUNCAN, Secretary.  Charles  D.  J. Christie  GENERAL  BROKER.  I*N-STT*R-A.-N"0*E!  REAL ESTATE! AND LOANS.   FOR SALE   5 Room Ilouse  ��1300 | 50-Foot Corner gSOO  1-Rooin House $'Kj0  Charles A. Waterman & Co.  CUSTOMS BROKERS  AUCTIONEERS  SEAL ESTATE and GENERAL AGENTS  Baker Street, Nelson  FIRST DOOR WEST BANK B. C. BUILDING.  Notice to Investors and Builders  We give the very Bust Terms to those  ���wishing to borrow- money on improved real  estate.  The only company in the province tluit gives  you the privilege of paying off your 'whole  Loan at Ant Time without a Bonus on giving a 60 day notice of your intention was so.  OAMBL,E <&.0��RBIIJL,Y, Agts  British Columbia Permanent Savings & Loan Company.  Globe Savings & Loan Co., Toronto.  Lots for Sale  $550 will purchase a choice residenco corner, 100 by 120  feet.  S2100 will purchaso a central lot and residence.  ��100 will  pin-chase two nice lots and whanty, Robson  street, Hume addition. .  $3000 will purchase four nice lots and residence.  10.000 Pooled Fairmont 1 cents. . .  Jllackcock (Ymir) shares 20 cents,  5000 Utica at li cents. .  ALEX -3TEWART  Turner & Boeckh block, Nelson, 13. C.  the attitude of the people or press has  changed materially. Without exception,  they disapprove of- war, and tliey blame  Cireat Britain for badgering the Transvaal beyond endurance. The Liberal  press also blames the Transvaal for its  illogical stand in first sanctioning Great  Britain's attempt at interference in its  internal affairs and then rejecting such  attempts and making thereof a casus belli.  The National Zeitung doubts whether  ib is still possible to adjust things in  South Africa except by force of arms. A  foreign official said to a correspondent of  the Associated Press: "Of course it is  not to our interest to have England and  the'Transvaal go to war. That little  Boer nation will finally succumb and probably will be wiped out of existence. Ifc  is only too likely that this will diminish  our prestige iu South Africa  and  injure  FULL LINE OF  our no inconsiderable interest there, for  our trade with tho Boer states is increasing and is only next to that of England.  Still there is no occasion and no political  or material right for us to interfere, so  long as our undoubted rights are respected by the belligerents."  No Interesting News.  London, September 23.���Dreyfus and  Guerin htive practically passed out of the  public mind here, but echoes of the ease,  congratulations and otherwise of the  French government, appear in the English weeklies. Excepting these topics  and the Transvaal, there is a dearth of  interesting letters.  The Tremont Hotel  Wool Carpets Art Spares |  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local nnd coast.  Flooring  local and coast.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  of ill kinds.  If what you want is not in stock wc will make it for you  CALL AND GET PRICES.  NIALOjIE & TREGILLUS  PROPRIETORS  Headquarters for Miners and Prospectors  THE BEST BRANDS OF  Liquors and Cigars  ids  iti)  YOU  CAN   MAKE   NO MISTAKE IN BUY-  -  ing a 3-Ply  Wool  Carpet or Wool Art  Square.   We have a large Assortment of each.   A  Few Sets of DINING CHAIRS received yesterday.  They are polished and in oak.   Do you want one.  <��  m  w  m  m  Don't forget we have a $20,000 Stock to choose from  D. McArthur & Co.  3^^��^^^^*s^*ia*as*��*^iasa*s��-s**a**s^*s^i  m?  *m  ALWAYS ON HAND.  J. A. Sayward  HALL AND LAKE STREETS, NELSON  Contractors and Builders  - WILL DO WELL TO  BUY THEIR LUMBER  AT  G. 0. BUCHANAN'S  One of the best and most popular hotels in Nelson.  QUEERS HOTEL  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  Heated with Hot Air and  Lighted by Electricity  Largo comforlablo bedrooms and  flrst-class dining  room,   Samplo rooms for commercial men.  ���R-A/rES   $2   PEE   "CXA/ST  THE NELSON SAW & PLANING MILLS, Ltd.  Mrs.  E. G.   CLARKE,  Prop.  Lato of tho Royal Hotel, Calgary,  A largo stock .of first-class dry material on hand, also  a full lino of sash, doors, mouldings, turned work, etc.  FACTORY WORK A SPECIALTY  Yard:  Foot of Hondryx street. Nelson -  Tolophone, 91  1899  John Rae, Agent  PROVINCIAL  1899  UNDER  THE  AUSPICES  OF  The Royal Agricultural and Industrial Society  of British Columbia, j  WILL  BE   HELD  AT  \\. 0. HUME, Manager.  The finest hotel in tho interior.  Large samplo rooms.. Steam heat and electric light,  CORNER OF WARD "AND VERNON STS., NELSON  Madden House  BAKER AND WARD STREETS, NELSON  We have a stock of one and a half million  feet of logs at our mill and are prepared to cut  all kinds of dimension timber and ship to all points  on Kootenay Lake by scows or steamers, also by  rail to all points on the Canadian Pacific or Nelson  and Fort Sheppard railways. In stock rough and  dressed lumber, shingles, mouldings, sash, doors,  newels, turned verandah posts. Glass of all sizes.  Factory work of all kinds done to order.     /  New Westminster  ON  OCTOBER 3rd, 4th, 5th and  $15,000 IN PRIZES $15,000  OPEN   TO   THE   WORLD  A Round of Pleasure for four Whole Days  hoi is k racks     i'lcyolic hacks     aquatics  championship lackosse        naval and  .military sports gymkhana  hask hall   toot hall   hand  tournament.  MAGNIFICENT ILLUMINATIONS !  Or.md concert every ovoting.  Special attract ion at. I ho Now Wcslminster opera house.  Monster exclusions from all point-., at greatly reduced  rat os.  For special features .see small hand hills.  No entrance fee charged for exhibits.  KXBCUTJ VJC-HN worship mayor Ovens, T. .1. Tiapp.  \V. .1. Mather-.. Geo. 1). Urymnor, 15. !���'. Anderson, Aid. J.  I'\ Scott, A Id. M. .Sinclair.  For prize lists, entry forms und full parlibulars, write  to  T. 3. TRAPP, ARTHUR MALINS.  President. Secretary.  W. II. KEARY, Commissioner.  Crow's Nest Pass  DELIVERED  Orders may be left with C. W. West  & Co., or with.  CHARLES St. BARBE, Agent.  Office on Baker street, two doors from Bank of H. C.  SQUIRE'S   RANCH   FOR   SALE  Containing 120 acres of land within one and a  quarter miles of Nelson.  For farther  particulars apply to  FRED  J.   SQUIRE,   Nelson,  B,   C.  The only hotel in Nelson that has remained under ono  management since 1890. ..  Tho bed-rooms aro well furnished and   lighted By  electricity.  Tho dining-room is not second to any in Kootenay.  Tho bar U always stocked by tho best domestic and  imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN*. Proprietor.  MeLEOD    HOTEL  YMIR,   B.   C  J.  W.  SMITH,  Proprietor.  EVERYTHING FIRST-GLASS  Largo and well lighted Heated by hot ni  Reasonable rates Samplo rooms  Electric bolls and light In overy room  Renovatod and refurnished throughout  HOTBjU  VICTORIA  J. V. PERKS, Proprietor  Froo bus meets all trains Rovnlefnlra   R  fl  Hourly stroot car to station neVBIotUKe, D. it.  Night Grill Room in connection, for tho convenience of  gilCHts arriving and departing by night trains.  THE MM SAW & PLANING MILLS, Ltd.  ,    OFFICE AND MILLS CORNER HALL AND FRONT STS., NELSON.  P. Burns & Co.  Wholesale and Retail   .'.  .   .   Dealers in Meats  Heap Office at  NELSON, B. 0.   Wholesale Markets at ffalson, Rossland, Sandon and Greenwood.  Retail Miirkfils at Nelson, Kaslo, .Sandon, Silverton, New Denver, Ymir, Trail, Grand Forks,  C'is'cade, Greenwood, Midway, and .Sirdar.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded.  West Kootenay Butcher Co  SHERIFF'S SALE.  I'l-ovlncii of lirilMi Columbia, Nul-on, W��*l ICoi'lenay,  lo-wit:  Hy virtue of u warrant of execution issued out ofthe  Counly Court of Kootenay, holdcn at ICa-.li>. at the soil  of .ios'uph Lynch, plain!ill*, and to nie diroeU-d against  the goods urn! ohiiUel-. of Tin1 ICiiiitcnay Air Supply  ('iiiiipany. Limited, defendant, I havo seized and tjiken  in oveimliun nit tlie right, title and interest of the s,iid  defendant, The ICmiti'imy .Mr Supply Company, Limited,  in ihodiini, Hume, penstock, piping, shnfl.iiir ulmmhi-r.  pl.inl and machinery ii��<jd hy tlie s.iid The Kootenay Aii  Supply Company, Iiimili-d. for compros-.iHg mr foi commercial purposes, together with am- permissive, legal or  other light, which the said Tlie ICuutoimy Air .Supply  Company, Limited, ma> luive for the erect inn and main-  tenanco of IU works and machinery upon the "Jilizzard"  mineral claim, and other adjoining property, and one  ���'Rand " machine drill, one " Kiiowlos' pump Xo. Sii/Jn!),  wul one "Snow" pump .\*o. |.t.n!)l. One upright boiler, ono  bellows,'Oho anvil, one vice, vsiiious bSaeksmitlip-' tools,  one boarding house, one Kloro house, one Cinjiin; house, a  quantity of piping of vnrilins sizes, one ore bucket and a,  quantity of steel and wire rope, one cooking stove with  eookiiiK iituiisilti, and one lieitUng; stove, to-recover the  Kinn of eleven hundred anil foi-ty-six dollars and nine  cents (��11 lf".0!>), amount of said execution, besides .sheriil's  poundage, costs and nil other legal and incidental expenses.  All of which T shall expose for sale or sufficient, 'thereof  to witisfy said .iuilRiucnt, debt and costs, at tho front of  my ollice next to the Court House, in the City of N'olsOn,  on the aith day of September, A. 1). 1899, at the hour of  eleven o'clock in the forenoon.  Notk���Intending purchasers will satisfy thomselves as  lo interest ami title of said defendant.  Dated at Ainswortli, Ii. C, September 2<)th, IS!)!).  S. 1*. TUCK, Shori.ir.of South, Kootenay.  APPLICATION TO  TRANSFER LICENSE  Notice is hereby given that I will, at, the expiration of  thirty days from the dale of this notice,apply at the next,  silling of the Licensing Hoard of the City of Nelson  Ht-itish Columbia, to be allowed to transfer the retail  liquor license now held by me for the K'xclinquer Saloon  situate on Lot I JSloek Vi. in the City of Nelson. British  Cohunbia, to James Neelands.        A. II. tJLKMKNTS.  Dalai, at Nelson, 13. C, September 1st, IS*!'.  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 RECJCIVE CAREFUL AND PROMPT ATTENTION.  oyal Greenhouses  Corner of Ward and Hoover StrccK.  C. K. tiUI/./.KLLH, F.!:..U.S., l'l'OPKIKTOll  BULBS! BULBS! BULBS!  fiO 000 of the choicest varieties for fall planting to arrive  in n few days direct from the .growers in Holland, consisting of Hyacinths. Tulips, 1'uU'odils, Narcissus, Scillas,  f.lly of tho Valley, Crocus, Jonquil-*. Snow Drops', Ane-  inones, Ititnuileiilus, iris" (,'hinoiloxa, etc. Orders to the  value of two dolliu-s and upwards sont by mail or express free, and at less than castern prices.  THE GRANVILLE SCHOOL  1175 Haro Street, Vancouver, B. C.  Boarding and day school for girls will rc-opon on tho  15th day of August. Vacancies for boarders. For tortus  and prospectus apply to  A1ADEMOISELLK KERN, I'rinclpal  ONE DOLLAR A LOAD  The undersigned has a largo quantity of fir, cedar, and  tamarac slabs, in KMnch and 1-foot lengths, suitable for  stove wood, which will be sold for $1 a load at tho mill  yard.  NELSON SAW & PLANING MILLS, Limited.  Nelson, August IStJi, 1S90.  H, D. As  BLAOKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing promptly attended to by a flxst-clasa  wheelwright.  Special attention given to all kinds of repairing and  custom work from outside points.  SI|op;   Hal! Street, between Baker and Vernon, Kelson  Bulbs  for   Fall  Planting?  20.000 Holland Bulbs* toarrivo in Sontembor; SOOOJapan  Lilies to arrive in October; I .WO Khododendron.s, Azaleas,  Magnolias, Roses, etc. to arrive in October. Thousands  of Roses, Caiiielias, Fruit and OrnametiUvl Trees, Shrubs,  etc., Krowiii(j on my own grounds for tho fall trade.  Catalogue free.  M. J. Henry     -     Vancotivep, B.G.  (Ex-Sheriff of South Kootenay)  GENERAL AUCTIONEER  Cash advanood on oonslgnmenta ot merchandise.  Postoffice Box 611 __i .��..^h,    ..   ^ ->������-;���< kNelson. B. C. THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B.C., SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 24,'1899.  DON'T  ���WASTE  YOUR  MONEY  ON  BOTTLES  WE  CAN  SELL  YOU  PERFUMES  IN BULK  in    Nelson  re-  And there are no perfumes  equal to those which we have just  ceived. 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  London. These orders may  either  in  bulk  or in   bottles,  Company   of  be purchased  See our as  sortment  of French Toilet Soaps.  W. F. TEETZEL & CO,  New. Arrivals  BARBERS' REGULATION..COATS  Very Nobby  BARTENDERS' REGULATION VESTS  WAITERS' COATS IN SEVERAL STYLES  COOKS' CAPS, APRONS, Etc:  %J. A. Qillcer  The   L,eading:   Furnisher  THE LOCAL NEWSJF THE TOWN  N. Clarke Wallace, member of parliament for West York, Ontario,.and who  is also sovereign grand master of tho  Orange Association of Canada, will speak  at the opera house on Monday night under the auspices of the Nelson Orange Association. The reserve chairs have been  set apart for ladies. The public are invited to attend. Mr. Wallace is one of  the best men in public life in Canada today and is a good platform speaker.  Mrs. Ink of Wolf Creek, Montana,  mother of C. II. Ink of Thk TiunuNE, is  visiting Nelson.  E. G. Beer is back from a month's trip  to his old home, Charlottetown, Prince  Edward Island. He took in St. Paul, Mis-  soula, and Spokane en route home, and  reports all three places apparently prosperous.  Dr. G.A. B. Hall informs The Tim hunk  that tliere are more than a dozen local  cases of typhoid fever in Nelson. He  says that he has knowledge of at least  seventeen cases, in addition to four outside cases which are being treated at the  Kootenay Lake General Hospital. He attributes impure water as the source of  the disease.  John Hamilton received word yesterday of the death of his father-in-law,  William Rath of Duudalk, Ontario. The  death occurred on Sunday at the family  residence.  W. A. Ward and C. H. Ink spent three  days on Kokanee creek hunting for  grouse and fool hens. They got nine and  returned home yesterday. They report  the Molly Gibson wagon road, completed  the first three miles out from the landing  and men strung along for another three  miles. The completed road is a line one.  Bears are 'reported to be numerous on  .Silver mountain, back  of  New Denver,  and also  on  Teu:mile  creek,  shot four on  Tom Reid  the creek  of New Denver  the past week.  The Spokane Northern Telegraph Company yesterday opened an office in Greenwood. The Spokane Northern and Canadian Pacific telegraph  companies  had  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Having sold our mill, we are offering our  stock of JJUY LUMUKH (300,000feel) for safe, consisting  of 1-inch flooring, rustic, shiplup, inch' lumber, '2x1, 2x(i,  2x8, 2x12, all lengths. Correspondence solicited. Shook  & Aniot, SIoca.li City.  Furnished rooms to let.    Apply to Mrs.  -lj. M. Jameson, Carney Ulock, J3akcr street west.       ���'"'���  Owing to a death in the family  of the  owner, the following property is offered for immediate  sale, namely, (he JJome Temperance Hotel,'together  with all the furniture. The groundis ;">() by' 120 feet, at  the northeast coi nor of Vernon aiid Hall streets.   Apply:  'piHi*��jaw  ^^^.���m^^^A^^^^m^^^Q^  Wmmmm  i&  me  ^^2^^^S^^m^i ��0ws of* Unc&asingy^  '' ofm^i��a%; M':-'i$yan^lid04.  '''������j^0^0^^^^^^^'-:M^.^.-M'&'' tedding '"���Stoffitiis'  ^���ieMS^e$s :wiw$$y~~diJb that can be sIioJukiMy  <|||6|^^ many goods not to be hd$yWn��*  wmmeieMe^.  ^m  We handle  styles, which  ers who are  in tMs line show exclusive  commend themselves to cusio^m^  particular as to the class  of  VmrnmM and all Prions Stones  *oil?6fyi>ap^r$.":.t>^  yjviMikintfljW"^  ;yfte!son-^:^;*yv^-.;-y^^  .latent;"New' Stork.' and'^OTiji-;pajfe'rhs-to bqiShoWn, at  ������''���  ���"     ������- tile'.'W'Mder" l?o6nis"on   "'"...'      '..'"  Friday and Saturday, September 23 afjd 24  - ^Mii SE^*Eiy:;ott* 4d**o^^      of b^ENii&-'.'���:  ������������'.'",  . y;AliS,SM-:<3<3wiA;iiLf.���'f^-wia-fiR.-'-;���::;������������'������..������.*  BiilSJr J}trect,y|*,to .fitfors.  ���-t\-c.sfc of Ma.rtiliOylieilly  & Cb'S        I.N (?IJ.VI��CE  Kor the ;fall season our stock Of nrilliircrj- and  millineryaovcltios is tlie most complete aiid  =exteiisivc^%ve=have^yet=bcen=al)lo=t.0=show^  in Nelson, aiid our opening on Wednesday  was a inost successfiil one. M'Ua Bay of New  York hascharge Of the teimtning departriieiit.  Josephine Street, near 'Buk'cv.  'ore. This de-  ���%���$_ strongly corn-  We have all sizes  Are selling new as never  p&rtme,ut of our business  mended to your attention.  and qualities and M prices that are rv*  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  BAKER STREET, NELSON,  J. McPfiEE  WK ltAVK SKCUHKD TJtO?,AGENCY PQH  a it 1 i rxrau iir i tvn n  When 'iwppoi'fy hbttled the knowledge that it Is  llaleyyn wafer jfc all the recoiiiiiien-  dation that it needs,  *�����&��?��**      THORPE f CO., ltd.  w:  quite a race to get into Greenwood. The  American line got in first, but the Canadian Pacific will be but a few hours  behind. It will be in some time today  and ready to transact business tomorrow.  The Spokane Northern company's rate  from Nelson to Greenwood is 50 cents for  a ten-word message, witli 3 cents for  each additional word. The Greenwood  "wive received a heavy patronage yesterday.  Miss McDermott and Miss Tamblyn of  The Wonder millinery parlors terminated  a very successful opening yesterday  afternoon. During the two days of the  opening the parlors were thronged with  ladies, and as a result a noticeable improvement may be expected in the headgear of the fashionables at the church  services today.  The regular weekly shoot of the Nelson  Gun Club was not very well attended yesterday. No phcnominal scores weiemade  Dr. Mall.being at the top with eighteen  birds out of twenty-five.  AV. B. Shaw, of the If all Mines office  staff, was married in Moosejaw on the  20th instant to Miss E. N. Green who until recently was teaching school at Ymir.  Mr. and Mrs. Shaw arrived in Nelson  yesterday.  OTTIE?,   G-:r:E_A_T  Will be Continued until all  the Sandon Stock is  disposed of.  We do not advertise  one or two lines of  goods to be sold-at a  low rate for one or two  hours, instead we sell  at. prices which defy  '��gmpg^i^n1;;  3- *���'��  advertised is sold but.  '���M^S*:S!ltKltf '-.-������' ������-'"���';  :.;0w-:vi^^y*-*y-yy^  ''MMM&: -.'������:."';. h,^.: -: ���/'���  -:'M'KA,Vy". J.UMPJ5IJS,"' yA .-������  " ::EvS^K&yi^A'N jjiicr^ ? -; ������';���"���*  ' WGMlSoyy ��  : "   k-'r/:/  :&  ELECTRIC SUPPLIES  Complete Electric Equipments for Electric Power TranBmlsslois and Lighting for Mines,  Electric Fixtures, liamps, Bells, Telephones, Annunciators, Etc.  P. O. Box 606. Josephine Street, Nelson, B.  Towns  O.  boblAL Al IM llllJM J mm i spjBE, Baker St, lelsoo  The eupply is limited, go call early and examine this stock,  Have just rccoived a consignment of Harris home  made, tweeds from Talbot Harris, Scotland.  Al.li siSMjs of Jilaiik Book..!.  Nelson, by well-paid workmen  with every kind of special nilitij? and  , wlio Kjieiid their earniiiKs in Nelson,  printed headings, nmnnfact.iircd rigli  Tribune Association, Limited, V  lit here in  union St.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby jflvciv. that in thirty ilayR, I intefid to  apply to the ehiefetiiitnissioner of lamlw and "works for  Ijci-iiii.ssiffn to eiitand e.'U'ry awny timber oil' the below  'doKcrinud lands:  Coniinenciiig at a post, about tAvo and a- lialf miles up  from the niout'Ii of a ei'eek i-niniing into Oiuwford. Hay,-  on Kootenay lake, and known as Gray ereek, marked  northwest corner; t hence east forty chains; tlience nort'h  ten chains.; fhence east twenty chains; thence .north  ten cliains; thence cast thirty-live chains; theiice south  two chains; (hence east seventeen chains; thence smith  sixty chains; thenee west fifteen chains; thence .north  ten chains; thence west twenty-five chains; thence  south ten chains; tlience west sixteen chains;* thence  south ten cliains; thence west sixteen cliains; thence  north ten chains; tlience west forty chains; thence north  forty-two chains l.o the place of commcncerncnt.  Signed. HAUltY HOUSTON.  Nelson, B. C, Septeniber (.tli, I8!&  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby givon that in thirty days I. intend to  apply lo the chid commissioner of lands and works for  pot-mission to cut and carry away timber oil' (lie below  described lands:  (Jaiiimciiciiitf at a post, ten chains south of IT. Houston s  norlhoasl corner post, on Gray creek, rumii��Kiiitn Crawford Hay, on Kootenay lake,and tlicneocastforlyehains;  thence south eighty chains; tlience west, ten chains;  tlience south eighty chains; thence east. ten**chains;  thence south forty cliains; thence west, forty chains;  tlience north fifty chains; thence west ten chains; liienco  north one hundred chains; thence east ten chains;  tlience north fifty chains lo Ihe place of commencement.  .Signed, THOMAS Si'HUAT.  Nelson, il. C, September ill h.  ���ELLIOT ^LO^K.JBA^jgtl-STBi5*RT. NELSQN. ���  NOTlCEi o  Notico is hereby given that, in tiiirfy dn,}:sil intend (o  sapply-to=tIvc-:ehiefcepnuiiissionerof4and!?Pitnd^Worksrf^  licrniissioii to cutand Carry iiWay tiiiiber oil* the below  dGsciibed lan'dK:  COTUiuoiHiing at tlie liortlienst corner of IT. 17. MeDor-  -uiid'.s tinibev claiin, on IjafranCe creek, on soutli 'arm of  'JKbotcivay i.rtke, tlience east��fort,y .chains, thence south  ton chainiS, ihonc'o cast ivihety chains, thence .north, ten  cliains;;thence east, forty-live chains, thence south flfty  ehains; tlloiico we.slMive chains ;' thencesoiith tcirciiains;  thence West Seventeen chains; thence; South ten cliains;  tlience west eighteen t;:h;iifts.. ITionce north ten chums.}  thence west foity cliains, Ihciicesouth top chains, tlience  west 'forty chains; thciH-.Oioutlp-teri chains; thence west.  forty-fi*.'e chains, thence north eighty chains to place of  cOiimicnceincnt. _j'fjrhcit,. ti'KO,   GltAY.  NBlsonT 11, V.r September 22nd, WM ..  ,.     NOTICE,  Notice is hereby ftiven that if) thirty days,'.  apply,iff the chief: coiiirnissi.oncr of' Hinds and  pth-Tiiissioii to cut and Carry away timber "'  dcSsct-ilie'l lauds:  �� Ooniinoficiiig at a post about, two aiid a half utiles up  Lafratico creek, on tiift south ai'ift of Kootonay lake, cmn-  fiieiiciugat Hie port h west corner ;thcu.ce east five chains;  tliopcoftovtli fortTChain.st  thcnCO 'east twenty chains;  I t...,..^*.  ...-...,!'. ...... J.l... J.... .   .1 - '       * '       * '*  I inteiid to  works, for  OIT (;hC below  thence,north ten tihaiiia: thoifcoeastnino,chains; thence  north ten chains-, thenco east.live cliai'iw: thenco north  ten chains; thence east (on chains; thence noilh ten  chains; thclice cast ten chains; thence north ten  chains; thenco east twelve cliains; thence north five  chains; thence east (hirty-eilfht chains; thenco north  twenty chains; thence, cast, fourteen cliains;, tlience  south-twenty cliains; tlience west eighteen chains;  thence south six cliains; tiionee west twenty chains;  thence south twenty-live eluUns; thenco west ten chains;  thenco smith twenty chains: thenco wOsttwenfy cliains;  thence south fifteen chains; thenco west ton chains;  theuCc south tWcnty-Ilve cliains; thence west eight  chains;thencc south twenty Ave chains; thence west  seventeen chains: thence south eleven chains; thence  west, twenty chains; liienco north thirty-two chains to  the place of commencement.  Signed, IT. 17, McDEKMID.  Nelson, 31. C, August, 2!lth, 18!)!).  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that in thirty days. I intend to  apply <" the chief commissioner of lands and. works,  fop' pei'mission to cut mid earryawaytimbcrolr'tlio below  described lands:  Commencing at a postabout five miles up Y ii ill creek  on tht) west arm of Kootenity lake; thenco north eighty  chains; thence west ten chains; tlience north sixty  chains: thence west, (en chains; thenco north forty  cliains; thence west, ten chains; thence north forty  cliains; thenco west ten chains; thenee north forty  chains; thence west,ten chains; thence north forty  cliains; liienco west ten cliains; tlience north twenty  chains: thence west forty chains; thence south twenty  cliains; thence east ten chains; thence south forty  eliains; thenco cast ten chains; thence south forty  chains; thenco cast (en chains; thence south forty  chains; thenco .'cast ten cliains; thenco south forty  chains; thence cast ton chains"; tlience south sixty  chains; thenco east ton chains; thence south eighty  cliains: thence cast forty chains to tho place of coni-  monccinenf. Signed, CHAItLKS H1LLYJCH,  Nelson, H. CAugxst 18th, 1SW. - .  A  LARGE  CONSIGNMENT  JUST  OPENED  We can supply you witl] Cartridge  TO SUIT YOUR RIFLE  Carpenters' Tools  A   FULL  LINE  SHELF HARDWARE  THE  BEST ASSORTE  STOCK  IN THE KOOTENAYS1  STOVES AND^  KITCHEN UTENSILS  NELSON  KASLO  SANDON  ABE YOU BURNING UP MONEY  Because Your Stove or Range Cannot bj  Regulated to Save Fuel? ," |  IT WILL PAY YOU  TO EXAMINE  OUR NEW STOCK OF  STOVES AND RANGES  Tlie saving in fuel effected will soon cqursl  tlie cost of the range. It-can be so quickljj]  and easily regulated that there need be nff  waste of heat or fuel. New patented in;  proveinents olTer you more convenience anil  comfort than you'll find in any ..other range.  TWO  CAR   LOADS TO  SELECT  FROM  OUR CLEARANCE SALE OF  m-smm-  mww&'M &m :M&'W&rMAmMn  W��1&M;  I��,Maker Street, West  one  es  Sweet Mixed Pickles  Sweet and Red  say  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  '-���I  Baker Streot West, Nolson  John A. Irving' dp Cd  s  _?riXT*JM3S*EJ**BS�� ETC.  OPERA   *l*3:OXTJ3"E5   BLOCK  ca>j����yiws��*������fe.ip*rtip����p   a"i .pi ��

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