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 IT LOOKS NOW MORE LIKE WAR  Orange Free Sttvte "Will Join Transvaal.  London, September 2iS.���The decision  of the volksraad of tho Orange Free  Sttite to .join with the Transvaal in the  event of hostilities, although fully ex-  peeted, is the leading news today aud  will naturally stiffen the Boers independent attitude. The raad's resolution has  made the brotherhood of arms between  the TransAraal and the Orange Free .State,  of which hitherto there avjis only a strong  probability, an absolute certainty and  the British will htive to lace the situation.  The volksriuid's resolution was as follows: "The raad, having read paragraph  2 of the president's speech and the official  documents, lias had tlie correspondence  submitted therewith.  j Having regard for the strained state of  affairs   throughout  the  whole   of .South  Africa, which has .arisen in   consequence  of  the  difference between   the   Imperial  goveriiiuent      and       the      government  of     the    Transvaal,    which     threatens  to    load     to    hostilities,    the    calamitous   consequences of   which   to   white  inhabitants     will      be     immeasurable:  being connected with   tho  Transvaal   by  the closest confederacy  and   standing in  the friendliest relations possible with the  imperial government, fearing tluit should  war break out between them  a, hatred  between European races would be  born,  which will arrest and  retard   the   peaceful development in the states and  colonies of Africa, and develop  a-distrust  of  the future, feeling   that  a solemn  duty  rests upon the raad of doing  everything  possible   to   avoid   shedding   of   blood:  Considering that  the Transvaal government, during  its   negotiations  with tho  imperial   government,   which   have extended  over  several  months,  has made  every endeavor to-arrive at a  peaceful  solution of tlie differences raised by aliens  of the -Transvaal and taken up  by  the  imperial   government  as  it  own  cause,  which endeavors htive unfortunately had  only this result, that British troops'were  concentrated on the border of the Trans-  " vaal aud are still being strengthened.  Resolved, that we instruct the government to still use every means to maintain and disburse peace, and in a peaceful milliner contribute towards the solution of existing difficulties, provided it  be deemed not violating the honor  and principles of the Free State and the  Transvaal, and wish the ministry to  make known its opinion that  there exists no cause for Avar,  sand that war against  tlie  Transvaal, as  r *  V,  **     v.       *��  FETDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 29, 1899.  PUBLISHED AT NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  DAILY (BY MAIL) $6 A YEAR; WEEKLY, $2.  Isbf'e^liuJi'"^  *:ij.''-V:^l|i|f^  ^���^T;l^j^biid|sfy"':"'y*yS.ryi?0-::. '^i'yy^.'U  ?-''v.V.--.'->''^  ���;.y-V ^t^Ki^foVuii;-" AV^hferGJ:' ^pa^efftl^ yit -i^'-fiiS^  f'.'.'"/,-Hji''^ ffont X\-|ii|r  y ;'���"��� -"^h^'il^l^ .again  ^.yyysfeis*'^ is';  /���';'".' :-:.ji4tive1y/pfo^ Ml,��� p>epar"a6ions.  v;v> J:rj^iugy;.:-'ina4e" yiSd;>;t!|]bK:'';^h.e;;'_S]dC-' ''Thp'  *.W'Cl3ii"rgl]^ .at blip, eoiir  '.- ������ eohfeatipH' "ofyyBritislv '-trpojis-   between;  Latl$sinit|i'^ .Jf'pfej especially M ���  .���.QfefcciiQ an$ ��trndek "jhe nGniinal I'easpn  : ������forthis'^^  ttaTJundee,ep'alifi��l$S^  Snteiid; to be caught lil^ptiig. ahd now  aire nursing arotind Vryliead:, not how-  *w"��v uierely asa:^protective.rneasuve,bh.  to be -prefpivtesl) unless the British; ijet'U-  forqeineii.t's ^.ci'oss the, border prevent it,,  to iiia-ke .a dash iii force; through a portion of Zniiilaiid, et'ossing the Buffalo  river at a pojnb below Rprkos Drift and  ^==tli/etf,i^;seiKiu-g-=^^  British garrison at Dundee and Lady-  stuith from the south* which would nob  only Interrupt British lings of communication but 'would seriously interfere Avith  the forward movement. In oi'der to  watch tiiis portion of the railroad exposed  to Boer incursion, the British post  Will be established at Rorkes Drift.  London, Septembei' 2S.<���As, the second  battalion of Grenadiers enibarked on a  transport at Gibfaltai? fbr Lpndoii this  o afteihioon, they received a "hurry call'*  ordering them to proceed to tlie Cape, for  Which place they start tPinorroAV. Tlie  secretary of state- for the colonies, Joseph  Oluviiiberlaiu, arrived at the foreign ollice  this afternoon. The cabinet council is  summoned to meet at 10:30 tomorrow  morn ing. The speaker ofthe House of coni-  nioiis, William Court Gully, is returning  to London, and sir Henry Campbell-  Bnnnerman, the Liberal leader in the  House, and Herbert Gladstone, the chief  Liberal whip, will arrive here Monday.  A cable dispatch to the Times from  Capetown says: "The Boers would have  taken the initiative by now but for the  scarcity of water, there not being yet  sufficient. There Avill be great .difficulty  in providing food supplies for people remaining at Johannesburg when hostilities commence.  Several responsible persons Avho have  clung to the belief m an ultimate peaceful settlement, iioav regard Avar as inevitable. The Birmingham Post says two  cars of arms leave Hamburg Friday for  the Transvaal, comprising 50,000 improved. Mausers, 500,000 cartridges and  several mortars for dynamite'charges.  The Daily Chronicle's Capetown correspondent says : " I liave received information of the highest importance as to the  .'^possibility oi'.a peaceful solution of tlie  Transvaal difficulty. Complete estrangement exists between sir Alfred Milner,  Mr. Hofmoyer and the Afrikander leaders. Persons enjoying the confidence of  the Transvaal government, however, arc  convinced that if the Imperial government empowers Mr. Hofmeyer to assure  the Transvaal that a five years' franchise  will secure peace, other questions being  dealt Avith by the reformed republic  gradually or hy arbitration, all existing  differences will disappear.  Wki.i.inc.ton, New Zealand, .September  2S.���The goA'orninent of this colony decided today to equip and send a force of  200 men to the Transvaal. The house  sang tho national anthem Avhen this step  was decided upon.  London, September 2S.���A dispatch to  the Daily Mail from CharlestoAvn says':'  " Commandering is proceeding is proceeding in the Wakkerstroom district, and  probably throughout the Transvaal. Two  thousand burghers are assembled at  Wakkerstroom, Avhich is eight miles from  the Natal border and eleven from Laing's  .Neck. Twelve hundred luwe been ordered to Sandispet, fifteen miles A\rest of  the Natal boundary, Avhere they Avill  meet the Orange Free State artillery,  which has been lying low in this neighborhood for a fortnight."  London, September 2S.���Tlie Daily  Chronicle says: "We understand on the  best of authority that the delay attending the Boer reply is due to hopes still  entertained by the Transvaal of a peaceful settlement. The Boers distrust Mr.  Chamberlain; they fear that if tliey make  concessions lie Avill only increase his  demands, therefore they have been trying  to approach lord Salisbury directly.  They trust the premier as much as they  distrust the colonial secretary, and if lord  Salisbury would give a pledge that the  golden bridge was meant seriously they  a void d venture upon ib. We regret to  say thst this last desperate effort has  broken down, since lord Salisbury cannot  go behind Mr. Chamberlain Avithout  creating a cabinet crisis.  It is deplorable, ��� nevertheless, that state  etiquette should be strong enough to obstruct the -path-to peace.    We  hope it is  THE LOYALTY OF THE DOMINION  Canadian Troops for Africa.  Ton onto, September 28.���The latest  reports in military circles is that the  Dominion government has completed all  necessary plans for despatching a Canadian contingent of troops to .South Africa  to co-operate Avith the British forces in  the eA'ent of Avar breaking out with the  Boers. The contingent, it is stated, will  number about 1300 men and Avill consist  of infantry, cavalry and artillery. Colonel  Otter, D. O. C, it is said, Avill command  one contingent and a separate commander  Aviil be appointed for each of the other  three branches.  Halifax, Nova Scotia, Septeniber 2S.  sir Charles Tupper, leader of the Canar  dian parliamentary opposition, speaking  at the Maritime Fair to an audience of  several thousand people, referred to the  present Transvaal crisis. He said that if  Great Britain became involved in Avar,  the Canadian government should send a  regiment of troops to England fully  equipped and place them .'it the disposal  of the imperial government. The statement provoked great enthusiasm. Major  Borden, commander of the Queen's Nova  Scotia Hussars, has offiered the services  of his troops to Joseph Chamberlain,'  secretary of state for the colonies, for  duty in the Tr.ansvaal.  TKADE AND COMMERCE.  v iibt,traie;*lil^  'A"'p��:��-}ij|-.^  J.P-".iT    '~i-''7-Tn?l'rnn'*S".1'n''?-"d"^-^1-[in-?-'n    ^^1 ^^^.'-.^i', ���. " -    Kfe .^,m -. " ^ >V~    _*"' .V .^  .shpid d "iappea^fot-^aim^  i^ir��i;an^  5 V'Thfcjt^  ?igp^e'i*iijiijsnt$^  ;r^i^jb(caQi^sepdiug:: ji; ^y^cpI|t|?dis^ti[Jh,.'  yk^sf ;';^IJ,yas;;aaiS: 'i?;ge_t;:��i��sei'.^  ^'p-lthe-Ti^iii^'feaK >ail;-t^fb%'AV^idd.' 'havii'  bt-Mjir'ny.oid^ last  -dlspatteh-' l*^--'-M:idft"|/ ^^d^epi-^ehtiptiV'"  ^'histeady^^  .^Igfea^''^^  :��le^ivJj)Wih#tf r 4tp. "yteisyyfer;��� ...presideiit  ; Jftajgei''to'spealc,   It is iiideed>0puly a  , inattei; of a consonant,   for Avieare convinced; that it is in MsyppAver to; get the  cpusohantc^lto:i*f.''. ' .-���  'tjuwDBis'f Scotland;, Septeniber 28,���On  ���reeeiving"'' the fiieedpiii of the .city of  Dundee tpday, Mt;. A, ^ Balixmr, tlieBi*st  'lord pf the treasury and goSeriiment  ieader ill the house of eomiiioiiS, said the  government had longed for and had  striven for a peaceful and honorable  solution of tlie perennial South African  difficulty. "If that honorable solution  "rdoes^ilo^proyv^ia^")^^  fault rests on other heads than ours."  Mr. Balfour Avould not say he had giAren  up all his hopes, btit he now spoke in a  veiy dilferent tone from Avli.it lie would  have done a iiionth or even a fortnight  ago. They had reached a point, lie  added, Avhen, if he judged aright, those  responsible for the policy of the Dutch  republic! i efused to give way; a point on  which " we could not and would, not give  Avay," Tliis statement caused all outburst of Glieering. Continuing, Mr. Balfour remarked': "Tlie interests of tlio  South Africans, civilisation and national  honor liave ail'made Such a course inipps-  sible for us."           Want to Sell tlie Old Grizzly Bear.  Away back in 1801 3. K. Boss pit rehased  the Griy./ly Bear claim, which joined the  Kootenay Bonanza and the American  Flag claims on the southeast. It. was  thought that the Silver King lead could  be caught in the Grizzly Bear ground. A  company was organized at Victoria, capital paid in, and a tunnel Avas run several  hundred feet before Avork Avas suspended.  No Avork lias been done,on the ground for  several years, and iioav the trustees have  given nobice that an extraordinary general meeting of the shareholders will be  held for the purpose of considering a resolution authorizing the sale of the Avliole  of the assets of the company.  New Liberal Leader for Vancouver.  Special to the Tribune.  Victoria, September 28,���VancouA'er  advices are that the Liberals there are  seriously thinking of taking up Fred  Peters as tlieir leader in the place of  Joseph Martin: With Hibbert Tupper as  the hope of the Conservatives this firm  Avould.be strictly' in;.it'-Avhichever way  provincial elections might'result.;  '���'  The collections ofthe Inland revenue  department at Nelson for the present  month amount to $3981.55. This is $329  in excess of the collections for the  previous mouth and there are yet two  days to complete the record. The increase iii the collections is Avholly due to  new business Avliieh local merchants are.  doing with Boundary points.  ' The Hall Mines smelter yesterdiiy  shipped two cars of lead bullion to the  reiiuery at NeAvark, New Jersey, and one  car of copper matte to New York. The  value of the three cars Avas close-upon  $10,000. y ���*'; ;        ' ������/-���������."������'..     y  The Parsons Produce Company yester-  day, shipped a.full.car.of merchandise' to:,\  Boundarys " mK" ~����,i���,..��..���-^'. ���..*���,i ���&m  ^ijdwayp  ^ Th'^u'l'-fe'ftklBIi^  #Slsoipi'es^^  ;^giK-^Stlip^^^  " comp^t^; .mHiiiilivof ��� _ti1gnifcfflie;: fcbllec^  ���\tfi^mpi|tl^vi!lii4i^  ���v'4lhe,,.^r---'3pulpley^^  foj- Augii^tV;'.!Tlie',:grgat.l!j^     '&$!;.$ie, 'iefy*  po>t> foi-^e"p1ie'^ibe^  leadibullion aiid; cpjipep' iiiat^ jexported^  fi*0iiithe'"I|filli'Min^^si^lterT--'" .:/-.��� . ��� ���'" ':'���'���  ��� y;K .1$,;.' Ste^jy'^y&^Cp; ''iiire\'bHiMiw"g,rupy!  qytiiSe ft -iiyiiii- trspie' iin. "Neispn;8�� Acgrfefilt.^  deal Of^ytheii1 ^iuii'tyqonl'dS frbni: "the 0kiifi>-,  agau; valley/tp :Nglscm>. tO; be re-sli ipped  '. from Nelson tp Botnidary points.   It is a  ' rpiiudatetit way>fp> the frititV but   it  .; shows that-l^eiijpn is the dlstribviting center fpr a iaeffe sectip.ii of epuntry.  Tlie Tliprpe Cpinpauy made a large  sliimiieiit pl au'ated Avaters to Boundary  points yesterday.  The franscontineiital Railway.  Special to. tlio Tribune.  ViGTOIilA, September 28.���The Coloi^ist  =at3pears^toJiav.e-'gLv_eii^greati=offeuce==to.  the paper prompters of the Chiliiwaek  railway schenie by suggesting that tlie  Dominion and Provincial governments  might -have a natural hesitation in becoming partners in the constructiou of a  road AA'hich pointedly avoids connection  with Vanepitver in its effort to make  Victoria a traiiseoutineiital terminus Jind  base of supply for the Fraser River  valley. The fact reinaiiis hoAvevei1, and  a new scheme of finaneiug the project  would therefore be in order.  Sky Pilots and Sunday Closing.  Special to the Tribune.  ViOTO H f A, September 2S.������Aiioth er  minister lias constituted himself sin auxiliary'to'tho police force, undeterred by  ���the- spmewhat .chilly reception of past  efforts on similar lines made by pastors  who found their pOAvers of moral suasion  insufficient for the regeneration of tlieir  flocks. He is Itev. Ilobeft Hughes, of  James Bay Methodist church, who makes  a preliminary announcement in the press  that if any further A-iolation of the .Sunday closing laAV by saloons come under  his notice lie aviII himself lay information.  The Lacrosse Championship.  Toronto, September 28.���The team of  the Toronto Lacrosse Club left this evening for the Pacific Coast to play NeAV  Westminster for the championship of  Western Canada. Tlie trip will take  over three Aveeks, and the AA'inning of  three games in fi\'e will decide the  issue.  Two New Companies for Nelson.  Frank BoAVSer of Vancouver, secretaiy  of the New Victor Gold Mining Company,  arrived in Nelson last evening. He will  leave on Saturday to look over the New  Victor group on Wild Horse creek for  the purpose of determining Avhat Avork  shall.be done upon the property this fall.  SAFETY   OFJTHE   SCOTSMAN  Is Ashore off Belle Isle.  Montrisal,September 2S.���The steamer  Scotsman of tho Dominion lino is ashore  off Belle Isle. The steamer Montford has  taken off 200 passengers and is now on  her Avay up the gulf. She passed Heath  Point tit 8 a. m. The news Avas received  with joy at Montreal, .as a large number  of prominent people are on board. It is  probable that a special train Avill be sent  from here to bring up the Avrecked passengers from Rimouski. Mr. MePherson,  general passenger agent of the Canadian  Pacific railway, received advices this  morning that the Scotsman's passengers  Avere safe find Avould reach Quebec on the steamer Montford about  seA'en  o'clock on   Friday evening.  No Overtures Made by Either Party.  Ymir, September 28th, 1S99.  To the Editor op This Tribune : As j  a rumor that a settlement has been  reached on the 'wage question between  the m-iiipigemeht of the Ymir Mine and  the Miners' Union has gained considerable circulation, I am instructed to contradict any statements :o that effect, as  no overtures of any kind have as yet  been made by either party. Should a  settlement be reached at any time, the  Union Avill notify its members and the  public at large through the columns of  The Trirunk. Trusting you Avill give  this publicity. Alfred Parr,  Secretary.  RAILWAY   NOTES.  The Robson-Peuticton branch has not  yet reached Greemvood aud chief engineer Tye has given "up predicting Avhen  the road Avill be through. The delay is  due to the non-arrival of bridge material  from the Coast.  A good boy Avho knoAVS something and;  is Avilling to iearu more can get a job at  good Avages in the office of F. W. Peters.  It is a first-class opening for a boy AAdio  likes railway work.  When the local tramAA'ay company,  completes its, liue���.tqu.the skating .,riLnk��,  ForfetSAepptHdjdepQt..' -^.v"-'..- y i-/^'-----us   j;��UJeB   .-       '_***_ ' "-~f-p ,      "tjSp-11 "P!    fl ., rp    m ... '���>.i"    ��   ,  ��� ;   " lUl.-'l-J 'iiO    .-.��� ,'C,.���rl - d- "J d\L" [fj -g   -q^:^l-     .        ���  ���^y$](ie^rpni^;Ma4J^^  I'esultl^aieoilf^'Sn^  ���Lau.r!er:'i*jn^        :.L'yrsrae'l- "'Tt^v %,&;,:m\wils--j\  ^teryof''.p'u^Iit%^f^*k^  'turii^ed; f rpmi]^i|i|^ailid.- iOtiiei'- "'.pftpiEinient  ', L|l^:a|i3yiere^tS|^^  ������'ticaliy .^decide'd*ti6: lia veui*: gen ei*al ���' glee tipji  ';|iyihj~*y!|ijn^  ;iip^tyii:J^'yytp.:be' ^ahoJh^;|eSsi?)ii:. .:of ypji-r-^  Haiiieiit,, Th�� iii^rinatioii a^s pbtatned  f foui one' of tlie leadhig Qiliet)ejc liberals,  .���yttliO' 'fe-.-ixip .'^��.Ijbtiiel'' eircle of tjip liarty,  ato^^yiibyas^isi3e# at the cbiif��rene&   It  ���h^^e^h-'-tigreeU'-'fliat it w'ill be better to  mailce aii iinmediate- ajspeal t>3 the people  thaifc to ruii the risk; pf fiirther expoSu i-e  at another session of pjirliament.    Mr;  Tarters Utterance Pn Friday, ridiculing  the idea of ail Siectipu, is understood to  be in the iiiiture of a "bluff," WUl  his de-  elaration   of  ''lavish   expendittiro    pnly  strengthens the belief of an early ivppeal  to^the^coiintry.^^^^���^^^^- ���==  laid is a cojje stone, there is no prospect  for having it laid Avith Masonic honors.  T. G. Proctor returned yesterday from  Kaslo, Avhere he had been to hurry up a  shipment of lime from the West Kootenay  Brick & Lime Company's kiln opposite  that place. At present there is a lime  famine in Nelson. The company "will  lni/ve 30 tons of lime here by Sunday.  About 20 tons of marble htive been  shipped from the company's quarry for  the London & B. C. Gold fields building.  Percy Dickenson, a mining operator  who makes his headquarters at Slocan  City, is in Nelson.  Tliere Avas an informal meeting of the  members of the Nelson District Mine  Owners' Association yesterday.  .Tames Wilks, secretary of the Nelson  Miners' Union, returned from Montreal  yesterday AA'liere he had been as a delegate to the Labor Congress of Canada.  Senator Miller of New York and  colonel McNaught, counsel for the  Northern Pacific railway, arrived in Nelson yesterday. They leave today for the  Slocan Avhere they haA'e interests in some  sixteen claims lying near the Mollie  Gibson. P. Dickenson has been acting  for them and thinks that the Mollie  Gibson lead runs through the property  they haA'e acquired.  Official Gazette for the Week.  Victoria, September 28.���The. official  gazette of this Aveek contains notice of  the following provincial appointments:  Robert Reddick, M.D. of Rossland to be a  coroner of tlie proA-ince. Walter Thomas  DoAA'ley of Clayoquet; William Simpson  Duncan City, Thomas Fulton Helgesen  Quesnelle Forks, William Swiuborne  Moore, Agassi/., W. H. Ladner, Ladners,  Everard II. Fletcher, Victoria, W. B.  Townseud, Rossland, John Pierson, Ste-  veston and James E. McMillan of  Victoria to be justices of the peace.  All placer claims in the southern division of East Kootenay are laid over from  October 1st to June 1st, 1900.  A meeting of the  board of examiners  for the proA'incial land surveyors "will be  held in  the parliament buildings,  Victoria, October 2nd, at 9 a. m., John  Mc-  ^Keii^iisft^lieifiMi  'v?Th4;i$)!l^  ; ;e^r^S|ited��:';- lEIie" ^i^i0^^^Wy��M^  ;'$onaW1$6^  " ^pi^i?' '������ |I��iuSe^pJP; ��� -N^iiJo'1% } capita}  The Powder Magazine Prosecution.  The attomeyrgeneral lias decided to  Avitbdraw the indictments preferred  against tlie Hamilton and Giant powder  companies, and yesterdiiy Taylor & Han-  liingtonj solicitors for tlie companies, received a. tei eg rani to tliat ef feet- Th is, of  course, refers to the iudictinents pve-  ferred by the grand jury at tlie fast  asslzg and will not, affect tlie certiorari  eases,,-which practically arnbuut to appeals against magistrate Grouse's decisions in the proceedings instituted by the  pity against tlie powder companies.  These case.*3 will be heard in dim course nt  Victoria oi' Vancouver.  SHORT BITS-OF NELSON NEWS.  .son  $ ^ol)i(jp��^c.noH:d:'G^ ^llues'^ojSj  '^'Rp^sl^^^ytMiii^. :#2'5-;pop;f^^pr^in;<Je;  ^iiii|iig|.;<S 'Ife-^IbjJiiie^t^^  couyerj. P*|]^bai-$)lpSi0O&:itS^  r|lii4e|%_f'"RQSs&S'^  ��� ^...-y*RMe����fo^ .^ac1u5''iia^'''" '���"  ' seerptai'y SpauMihghas ai^prbvetl"W the*  '���- v nlesyancl-rpgulationsvp-fvthe cbtiigiie EliU-iug'  : the ePiili'iigyya^it'raeeyw^^  niitted-Vfeoihibrby the��:regatta)cpmniittee  of-the'NoAy';Y^iylf��YiKclit 0{ifo   There^re-  nin'0-'i'*ifl'e'S'-.i"3'ii,0V��i;n^--'fbi?  the position  of  tlie patrol 'feeij iii. every possible eon-D  : tingency and insuring a clear course.    A  clear spaM of half a inile. about the sbai't-  Ihg line Avill be maintained until,the race j  lias started.   After crossing the line, the  torpedo fleet Avil] form a cojtunttancl[ftjiiicL  on  a course  parallel-witl^T the  yachts.  The reveiine etittei'S   Avill form a line  astern,    This   formation   will   insure   a  clear space oiie iijile astern of, and to the  windward .of the competiiig yadhts.- Provision is made for iiiaintaiiiuig tlie space  Under any  eonditions,    Elaboriite  rules  ai'e laid down for  the triangular  races.  On the  run in, all vessels will be kept  frpin   cfosjsing   the  sailing  line of the  yacliits and must keep to the leeward  of  the patrol.    Violations.of these rules will  entail the same penalty as violation of  the navigation laws of tlie United'State's.  Offending vessels will be brought to New"  York in charge of a revenue oflieer.  COMBINES HAVE BEEN BENEFICIAL  To Iron, Steel and Tin Workers.  Washington, Septeniber 28.���Theodore Schaffer of Pittsburg, president of  the Amalgamated Association of Iron and  Steel Workers, Avas the first Avitness before the industrial commission today. Ho  said that about 70 per cent of the iron,  steel and tin Avorkers Avere organized.  After 1S92 the iromvorkers suffered a 30  per cent reduction of Avages, the steel  Avorkers 10 per cent and tho tin Avorkers  25 per cent; but since the recent prosperity began the Avages have been almost  leveled up by advances. The trade Avas  now more prosperous than it had eA'er  been, but the Avages A\-ere not quite as  high as in 1S02. The Avorkers in iron,  steel and tin Avere not getting the advantage under the sliding scale of the recent  increase iii prices. This AA'as due to the  fact that mills Avere filling contracts  made some months ago, and in some eases  a year ago.  Many of the mills A\rere non-union, OA\r-  ing to personal difficulties between employers and employed, rather than to  direct hostility of the employer toward  organized labor or the union scale. Mr.  Schaffer said his association never called  upon state boards of arbitration in cases  of 'strikes. The incorporation, of labor  organizations Avould be advantageous.  The obstacle to incorporation at present  was that the Avorkers Avere not educated  up to and prepared for it. He Avas opposed to compulsory arbitration. He  felt that the A\rorkers could not get  justice from state or government.boards.'  This opinion awis based upon" the interpretation phaced by the courts upon laAvs  passed in the interest of labor.  He protested against the employment  of women in mills, declaring it to be injurious morally aud physically. He also  expressed the opinion that the sanitary  conditions in the mills Avere not good. He  explained the campaign against Sunday  Avork, Jind said much progress had been  made in the steel mills,! tin mills nnd  finishing mills. He f.-wored a restriction  of emigration. "The Huns, Polanders,  Russians and Italians Avere the mosb  objectionable.  ..Asked about trusts, Mr. Schaffer said '  he had much i-especb for them. He Avould  not call them "trusts." Their effect thus  far had been beneficial to the iron, steel,  and tin Avorkers. As a general rule, he :  said lie belieA'ed the members of his  organization A\rould prefer to deal Avith  combinations and large corporationsthan  with smaller independent mills, y Hoybe-  a  Ml  The miners employed at the Granite  and Royal Canadian mines held an election on Tuesday for the purpose of selecting a mine physician* Although the  vote recorded lias not yet been reported,  it is understood that Dr. Hall Avas tlie  choice of the men.  Judge Forin leaves this morning for  Rossland, but returns Monday and will  be in chambers on Tuesday. He then  leaves for Fort .Steele and East Kootenay  points.  Constable Barnes returned to l^ort  Steele last night Avith the prisoner Philip  Lafond, avIio is awaiting trial for theft.  Lafond ���will come before judge Forin at  Fort Steele on October 10th.  There Avill be no Masonic ceremony in  connection with the laying of the corner  stone of the Kootenay Lake general hospital. The directors of the hospital have  received an intimation from, the oflioers  of the grand lodge.that they only-lay  foundation stones or corner stones, and  as  the stone, which the society desires  fatal Ending to a Glove Tight.  Guass Vai.Lhv, California, September  28.���As a- result of a prizefight last night  between Jim Pendergrast of Sacramento,  and Charles Hoskius of this place,, the  latter is dead. Hoskins was knocked out  in tlie tenth round and although, the  physicians Avorked on him all night they  could not save his life. The referee and  Pendergast and all the seconds were  placed under arrest.  Atlantic Liners Chartered for Africa.  NEW OrlkaNpS, September 28.���The  British government chartered two '.steamships yesterday in Liverpool of the Elder  Dempster line to sail for New Orleans and  load mules, supplies, forage and teamsters  for some .South African port. Tlie first  of the vessels will be due in tluit port  October 4th .and 5th and the second a  a few days later. One will carry 700  and the  other 1200 mules.  Raising Money for the,Church.  .Ottawa, September 28.���The board of  directors of the Ottawa ladies college in-  tendyraising a $25,000 fund as part of the  million dollar century Ciunl of the church."  ������. v-y^'^B^^ifiSE^Ty^m^^'  , ,.,=,*- ::-Jp6;y:��'i4^  'In^vl^^  ^rhb'Ji&v^  ;siH!::f!*r^  ���iii'es'' ;ppe"n -^dy 'Strjrig'lili^  '��0@& l^0^y^0r^ftM^^M^M  iil'tjer '^i?v^nf-jlT&%p.^  ���at'MQhti'e^ai.w^r^'S'jwc^'^  fraii-khess.  -llxjflid-:-n'ot:-t^vist^*anS':'^&^ysid  aiijd ciisfeort to ;4i|paijag|e, the>'i!jiarge *flifttf'jj  the Laildeiy-'^b^epinie'nt ;lii-iJf*T;"ptr.'P^^'ii^  predeeeissoi: hi.. fcjtrdi''!ri?iS,^.of''''Mp^  peo:ple*s  niOney,v-- ������;';-)^i*a;e1;i1ij^fliyy^  Tory' .critics-'haveYdeS��  ticular lino MR ��� TaT^yyopu'firn^  nob only did lie' admit-thatJ'0ib��iley^liJi^��I^|s^j  been going nt a lively ..gait,, lie .;4tBtfed''-ii|4;Si"Ty^  entii'e satisfaction, that Jby-shOrtldy lift^��Qo-'C.y*:siffc  J. Israel Tarte ^UrSjie^/m'?tliod'S;. 'hxg&pjji;.?-,."^J^i  ing to {i dilfeifent selio'pi tliau' thttt whi^Ii.V".-';'^  ^eltiiins-sh'4iiehard^Caa'bwri'Jgh"tp"asr^:sljile  disci pie.     Sir   Richard   would   thlnfe a     "'���'$$>���  night well spejit if hi feliafc tilne he, eonid   .     Mo  show that the government  had  sajved: a      .  ��|r  hundred thousand tare orfifty thousahd    '"':. J/?  there.    Bub    Avhile    Cjli'twright   conies       "���'$  telling      of      Foster's      hidden      psfciV       .fi��,  mates    and     of     the     mone'y    avliieh;     '  y_s|  the late Toi*y adniihistrjitidn wPiildniave  spent,, Israel Tarte stands boldly' forth as  the elinnipion of generoits outlays,   lie is  not one to. say thatthe ex-peudifcure  jjas  not been increased in .one breath ^lid,  ���yltor excuses ijF it has in the "he^fc.    Tarte  is a defender, not tin tiipologist-   The min-  ister of public works n'iiiy be  iinduly iu-  diJfei'enb to the ad vantages of -oeoiioniic  governmentj  but: he  has Ay bat  his  colleague.'" havo not���the courage to defend  a policy and not take refuge in the pleas  of the apologist.  Of Interest to Canadian Bankers.  Mo.vTiiKM., September 2S.-~Bauks here  Ivavo advised tlie rate ou call loans to be  raised from 5 to 51 per cent, making a  total advancement of one per cent so far  this year. All Canadian banks which  liave spare funds are iioav lending iu the  New York market to get the benefit of  the exceptionally high rates ^whieh now  prevail, This has the effect of making  money scarce iu the' local market  Columbia Safely Docked.  Nitiw Yokk, September 28.���The  cup  defender Columbia was  safely   placed in  dry  dock  at  the  Brooklyn navy yards  today. '   Members Should Be Mine Workers.  New JJenvui- I,edno.  Miners' Unions should bo composed  of  men  Avho 'work at 'mining.   Merchants,  mine OAvners, bartenders and  others are  , entirely out of place  in  such  organiza-  l tions and should not be alloAved to join. THE  TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B.C., FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER  20,  1899.  j^i'ss.-^Sa, jSj-.*;s.-.Si -^3;^;Q i5_s  V/Il  k>  erwear  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 who come to examine our  Today we are    ~  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY.  goods  offering*  greater  bargains  than ever;  #  XL  Men's Fine Underwear @ $1.50 the suit.  Men's Special All-Wool  Underwear G!) .$2.00 per suit.  Men's Shetland   Wool,    Plain   or  Stripes   (U>  $2.50,   $3.00   and  $3.50 per suit.  Men's" Extra Heavy Shetland Wool ((!.��� .$4.00 the suit.  Men's Natural Cashmere Underwear ({_ $5.00 and $5.50 the suit.  We have quality to suit anyone, prices the lowest���of course.  w  %  ^  MARTIN O'REILLY & CO.  BANK  OF  B. O.  BUILDING,  NELSON.  _?_U*R*1V):S   aA-SIEC  re:?  mm^m^m  w  NELSON HARDWARE CO.  Baker Street, Neison.  INCORPORATED 1670.  We have just opened up a  consignment of Cigars consisting ofthe following standard brands:  Bock Superfinos  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.  <s? *;s- <a? to""* *s- *"sf. ^ "a-? *5s^ *5s^ <"���*����� "s^  to  October       u>  uv  Delineator      jjj  Now in Stock    ji  ESS-* &tSS-:6feS.:6'Ui  ** Latest Novelties iW  ib        Voilings       yfa  X&  m  We keep on hand the "Levi Strauss," "Boss of the Road,"  and other well made garments at reasonable prices.  MEN'S OUTFITTER    .  Sign ot the RED   HAT, Baker St., Nelson  J. F. 'WEIR  ��tie ��rttame*  Daily Edition First Year, No. 220  WkkkIpT Edition Seventh Year, No. 30  Sunday ousisrvance laws and wide-  " open  violation  of existing  laws  are on  . the same'plane.    Tlie one is advocatedDy  an element that would restrict personal  freedom, and the  other  by  an  element  "that would  rob  people without rcstric-  ,tion,   ���  ^__  JEvkry variety theatre, or miisie hall,  in Spokane has been' closed, simply because the men who managed them -preferred to stand-in  with  thieves rather  than with the public- whom they looked  - to for patronage.  * Tirrc chief of police might put in a few  of his spare moments investigating the  "ciucli" poker resorts in the town. A  wide-open town means that the unwary  .shall be plucked by men wlio are too  worthless to make a living by legitimate  methods.    Nickkl-in-tiie-pSLOT machines that-pay  their owners twenty and thirty, and forty  .dollars, a day are one of the results of a  wide-open town. They are merely me-  _ehanieal_devices-to-rob-people-who are  willing to bestow their patronage on the  saloons and cigar stands in which they  are operated. A square gambler will  give heaily an even break to, those who  patronize him ; but the man who takes  one chance in nine of losing a nickel is no  better than a thief.  If gambling is to be allowed in Nelson,  let it be of the square kind. Better pass  a by-law 'authorizing a license to be issiied  to anyone who will maintain a strictly  on the square gambling house than allow  things to be rim as they are atpresent.  Turku are resorts on Baker- .street  where men are robbed systematically, in  poker games and with niekle-in-the-slot  .machines. The police know the location  of these resorts, yet no effort is made to  suppress them. The chief of police  imagines that all the crime committed in  Nelson is directly the result of the enforcement of the eight-hour law.  Oi\rc honest laboring man and his family is worth more to a town than a dozen  tin-horn gamblers and sure-thing fakirs.  Hudson's Bay Stores  West Baker Street.     Telephone 13.  KOOTENAY COFFEE CO.  NELSON, 13. C.  Coffee roasters and dealers in Tea .and CofFco.  Offer fresh roasted coffee of best quality as follows:  Java and Arabian Macha, por pound .......$   10  Java and Mocha Blend, 3 pounds    1 00-  Fine Santos, 1 pounds   1 00  Santos Blond, 3 pounds ... ���  1 00  Our Special Blond, 6 pounds... ���  1 00  Our Rio Roast, 0 pounds.  1 00  A trial order solicited.  Salesrooms 2 Doors  East  of  Oddfellows  Block,,   West  Baker Stsaet .     .  Brick and Lime  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,  flannellette wrappers, shirt waists, children's reefers  and eiderdown coats.  m  #  m  .-== W  We are selling blankets and wool comforters at  bottom prices. Ladies' sailors and walking4 felt hats  and novelties in millinery.  $  OUR GOODS ARE ALL NEW AND STYLISH  lime 70 Ceqls per 100 pounds.  Will deliver In ton lots  Brick $12 per thousand.  At yard or on scows at government wliarf.  36 Baker  Street  m  The West Kootenay Brick & Lime Co., Ltd.  Baker Street        T. G.L PROCTOR, Manager  Y       See Our       J  Department     <-,V  Fred Irvine  Go.  M  ^fS^^^Sfa^a^^ia^^:^ ^^  &.&.&&&^&;&&&&&m&fB&&&&&f&&&&m^mmmm&  * Boys and jjjjjj  2J Youth's Clothing.^,  /p at Cost        yrt\  GREAT REDUCTION  HARD COAL  ANTHBACITE  $9,50 per ton  *I3-E3*EuI*VE*R"E!X5  Special rates for carload lots for outside points.  TELKPTIONK  33  C. W. West & Co.  That room of yours needs  freshening up " for the winter months.  it  mm  & m  You  can_give_yujS_the- size-(length,-  breadth, and height of ceiling)  of the room, or rooms,  Headquarters for  HRST-CLASS BUiLDJMG MATERIAL  Wo mako a specialty of  Siijpfap aijd Double Dressed fVlateria!  Good Dry Rustic and flooring  Shingles aqd Lath Kept in Stock  Ollice and yartl near C.I'.R. depot   E. G. BBEK, Agent.  will do ihe rest.   In price,  beauty of design and quality  bargains will surprise you.  '& Brag and 3m_ Co.,  C*>rnor of Baker and Stanley Streets. Nclsbn  Telephone 93.  FOR  ICE  CREAM AND FRESH  FRUIT OF ANY KIND.  Come in and try  our Ice Cream Soda and  Eefresiimg Drinks.  Next Boor to  -P.-Uurns & Co.-  HUMPHREyS&PITTOGK  ANNOUNCEMENT  . Having leased the business of the N*elgoii Soda Water,  Factory. I win prepared to supply l.ho trade with all kiiids  of carbonated and aerated waters. J^'anjily ordoru fiolici*  led.   Prompt delivery.  Big Schooner  Beer or Half*  an*d=HaLlf . -..  lO Cts.  Always Fresh  Always     Cool  Tfieo. IV|adson's Cheap Cash Store  toi!)  o  G3  CD  05  T3  O  O  CO  c  (A  C.0  o>  "C3  O  O  bD  CO  -e;  O  52  CU  CO  CO  C3  i-.  O  Q5  "co  5  _co  m ^__<  CU  CD  C_3  CO  ���  "c5  CO  CO  ca.  CC{  C3  0  CO  ���s  0  CD  en  ���  *>  THE BEST GLASS OF BEEE IN= NELSON IS  AT THE  GlubHatel  Comer Silica and  Stanley Streets.  E. J. GURRAN, Prop.;  Factory on  Hoofer street.  N. M.. CUMMINS  Special Notice to tlie People of lootenay  I am now prepared to test the eyes  of the people, as ! 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  150 men * axemen, tie makers, right-  of-way meri, etc., for contract work  near Duncan City.  ��� FRANK PREVOST.  LODGE  MEETINGS.  KNIGHTS OV PYTHIAS- Nelson   "U)dge,  No,  25,  Knights of Pythias, meets in I. O. O. F. Hall, comer  Baker aotl Kootenay streets, every Tuesday evening at  8 o'clock.   Visiting Knights cordially invited to attend.  T. UJ .UK. C. C. K. g. -JOY, K.QJTK.&' S.  NELSON LODCUS, NO. 23, A. W. & A. M. Moots  second Wodncaday in each mouth. Sojourning  brethren invited.  NKLSON L, O. L., No. IB!)2, meets in I. O. O. V. Hull,  corner Haker and JCootenay streets, 1st and 3rd  ViKiting brethorii cordialJy in-  J'>iday ot each mouth,  vited.  .JOHN TOYJC, "W.M.  F. J. BRADLEY, Itoc.Sec.  NJCLSON   ylOUIlO,   Number   22,  I'Vatornal  Oi'der  of  Kngles, mecLsevery second and fourth Wednesday in  each month in Fraternity Hall.   Visiting brethren Welcome.  J. IRVfNI?. President.        J. It. WRAY. Secretary.  NKLSON MINICI.S' UNION  NO.  ��i.  U*.  F. of li*I.-  JVIuebiin JC. IJ. rooms, Fralcrnlty Hull, the first and  third   .Salurday oveiiiiiKH iii   each  inoiillrnt 8 o'l-lock,  ViHit jii(f riiuinliei's iv.lf-omc.  . JAMK._ WJUvS. Sec'y.      C1JAS. A. "Mi'IvA Y, I*rus.  SHEREIFP'S   SAIiE.  ���*���  Pt-evinpe of Jfritish Coliunbia, NgJson, Woist Jvootenay,  to-wH:  U'y Vii-tuo Of a writ, of Mci'i Facias issued out of the  Siiiireuio tjourt of British CJolunibiaai tlio suit of (Miul Iu��  ' OiuJ.liu.n, ftxeuutor of the ostalo of the lstte Wiiliatii  Callahan, iilainlJUVntfaihst AIoiiku I). Coiiluu, dofeiulunt,  and to me direoted ,n'_ain.s|, the goods and chattels of the  lute William ('allihan, now ,'being administered by  Charles (..'uUiiluwi, 1 have seized .-mil (juken in execution  all the right, title and interest, of the said; jdaiiitHP,  Charles Callahan, executor of the estate of the late William Callalian. in the mineral claims "Cody Fraction"  and "Joker Fraction," both, situate near the ''Freddie  Lee." "Cube Lode" anil "Urfdget" mineral claims in the  Slocan mining division of the West Kootenay district,  and recorded in the ollice of the mining recorder at New  Denver, JJ. C, to recover the sum of six hundred and  twenty-nine dollars and sixty-nine cents (���j(!2!),(i9)v arid in-  ' tercst. on $0*JU.(*1I at six per centum per aunuin from Hie  ..27th day of .lilile 1SIUI. until payiiient, besides sheritrs  poundage, cost.sand all other legal incidental expenses.  All of which I shall expose Tor sale or sudlcien I, thereof  to satisfy said debt and costs, at the front, of my otlleb  next, the Court House in the City of Nelson, 11. C, on  Friday the !2!)th day of Septembei-, 1S!W, at. the hour of  elev-on o'clock in the forenoon.  Notk���liitonding purchasers will satisfy themselves as  to interest and title of said Jilaintill".  Dated at Sandon, JJ. C, Sejit. Iflth. 1809.  S. P. TUCK, SlierilF of South Kootenay.  APPLIOATIOH TO TRANSFER LIOEITSE  '���"'���-���  BOTAL SEAL AHD  3��OOf 1MAT BULIiE  CIGABS.   ,    .    .  JUST ARRIVED A CARLOAD OF  Anheuser=Buseh 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_foi__Kootenay, Jfcikoi'-Sfc., -Nelson���Nexfc-Orhlfollows^Bniining"  The Finest Residential Property in Nelson  UNION   MADE  pr  NelsOn, British Columbia.  Brewery at Nelson.  Notice is hereby given that I will, at the expiration of  thirty days from the date of this notice, apply at. the next  sitting of the Licensing Hoard of the City of Nelson  Hrltisli Columbia, to be allowed to transfer the retail  liquor license now held by mo for the Exclicquer Saloon  situate on Lot I Block 12, in the City of Nelson. British  Columbia, to James Neelands.        A. If. CLKMKNTS.  Dntcd at Nelson, 11. C, Septoinber 1st, lSiti).  R. REISTERER & CO.  BREWERS AND BOTTLERS OF  Fine Lager Beezy  Ale and  Prompt and regnilar  delivery fco the trade.  TEL *B*E��*JE3CO-N"E  ise  During the, season we will deliver ice .at private residences  and business houses daily in any  desired quantity at oasonrablo  prices.         WILSON & HARSHAW  HAIfi GOODS AP HAIB OBMMMTS  Switches from $2 up.  MRS. J. "VV. ICEARNKYhas opened a Ladies Hair Dressing Parlor in room 1, Victoria block, Nelson, and is prepared to fir nibb everything in the way of hair goods  and hair tonics.  Treatment of the scnlp a specialty.  .BQGUSTQWN*!  unsold   lots in   the   Fairview  Addition to   Nelson are  now on  at reasdnable priceis and On easy terms.   This property is very  All the  ' the market  desirable for residences  West Baker Street, Nelson  to  T. M. WARD, Local Agent,  NEAR NELSON & FORT SHEPPARD RAILWAY DEPOT.  THE BEST BEER BREWED AT HOME OR  ON DRAUGHT OR IN BOTTLES.  ABROAD  Order of the Day  Audi want to bo in it, I havo just received  Fall samples' of Suitings nnd Over-  coatitiKS representing a $50,C00 stock to  choose from made to your order at. p ices  never before heard of in Nelson. All the latest  fads ia Jftuicy. VcstiiiKs forifaQ and winter.  Steveqs, Tl|e Tailor  Nelson Iron Works  MANOPA0TUBEK8 OF  ���HNSINBS, BOILERS, SHAFTING, IRON AND  BBASS OASTINOS O"? EVERY DESORlPTJON  , Repairs promptly attended to.      P. O. Box 173.  Restaurant  Baker street, between Josephine and  Hall streets, Nelson.  MEALS AT ALL HOURS, DAY OR NIGHT  BAKERY IN CONNECTION     "���  FAMILY AND PASTRY COOKING A SPECIALTY  ONLY WHITE HELP EMPLOYED  ���R-    _a:-cr-����*R-ya    -g'EtOgJ.i-Ei'roR  Palace   Bakery  Broad delivered to any part Of the city.  Cakes, pastry, and confectionery a specialty.  GRAWFORD~BROTHERS  Ne .-fc to "Royal Hotel, Stanley. Streot. NolRon  "miners wanted.  The Tanja-ior Mine, Limited, Albert Canyon, on tho  '. It., 22 miles east of Revelstoke, re.  main line of the C. l-_ _.,  auires^L: good miners.  Waged JjB^O per day.  -���r^mfis^Bsmmtssa  S&''^5��'Xri.'<!!i'jtJf>Vp'-.'. *. - - \:  THE TRTBUKE:  NELSON, B.C.: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER"29, 1899.  ANK OF  Capital,  Best,  all paid  up,    -  $12,000,000  6,000,000  LORD STRATIICONA AND  MT   KOYAL, Resident  Hon. GEO. A. DRUMMOND Vico-Presidont  E  S. OLOUSTON Gonoral Manager   . o  itelsoit BR-A-nsroia:  N. W- Cop. Baker and Stanley Streets.       BRANCHES IN       LONDON  (England).   NEW YORK,   CHICAGO  and ia tho principal cities in Canada.  THE BANK OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA  NELSON  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and Letters  of Credit on Sl^aguay, U. S., Atlin,, B. C, and  Dawson City, Yu^o*! District.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cablo, Transfers  OKANT COMMRKOTAL AND TRAVKM.KRS' 0RKDIT8,  available in any part of the world.  DRAW'S ISSUKD    C0I.LKCTION8 MADR; KTO.  SAVINGS BANK BRANCH.  CU11KKNT RATE OK INTKIIKST PAID  THE PRACTICAL VALUE OF DREAMERS.  Few realize the immense effect of tlie  imagination upon the material realities  of life. Not only those who follow fads,  those who are subject to superstitions,  those who suffer fancied ailments, and  those who are healed by faith, but .all the  rest of tlie world, even the most matter-  of-fact men and Avomen, owe their progress or their degradation, aud the main  portion of their joys and sorrows, to their  imaginative faculty., The ideal moulds  us all.  The best of life is its illusions.    Tf we  could only see what is to be seen, if our  love and desire had no food but facts, if  the rainbows of the ideal did not always  hover over the dull  actuality, no soldier  would enlist, no man would labor a lifetime to la3r up a competence, no mother  could" endure to  rear  her children,   no  lover would be enamored of his mistress'  face; indeed, the race would sink in the  despair  of   drudgery,  and  the lamp  of  human joy would be extinguished.  ,    The ideal is the best part of our work.  No sermon is so good as the one that escaped  the   preacher  in   his  study.    No  painting  is  so  fine   as  the   one   whose  evanescent colors the artist could never  catch upon   his   canvass,   though   they  swung as ghosts of clouds in the sky of  his mind.    Every great musical composition  is  but a  compromise between the  ravishing sounds that flood tho compos-  ' er's  soul  and the stubborn instruments  that*fret under the harness of metal and  wood and   string.     The   sweetest, - the  grandest thing in our life, is the illusion  -which hangs constantly before us, which  we never can seize, and which, as avc die.  Ave still look toward and sigh for, trusting that in another world Ave can roach it.  In taking an inventory of our age avo  should    reckon     our   dreams,   and   the  dreamers of th^m, as our best possession;  for they are tho sureties of the future.  What the age to come Avill be is determined by Avhat this age dreams.    The institutions of today are the fruit of the  aspirations of yesterday." The ebullient  writers of the days of the French revolution  did  not  put forth   their  brilliant  theories in vain, nor AArere those theories  quenched  by the violence of their time  nor  smothered  by  the  age of  reaction  that followed ; but now a hundred years  afterward the civilized world has quietly  moved up, attempting to occupy, by institutional    and   governmental    reality,  Avhat AA'as onee deemed  the cloudland of  "liberty, equality and fraternity."    liad  the young Galilean not gone about doing  -good;"had���Hc"iVdt"spok"en~those parables  and apothegms  that idealize fraternity,  altruism and   sanctity of   human   life,  there would be no vast churchy beilevo-  leuces, no missions, no   democracy,  no  christian civilization.   ���  Every optimist belongs to the assets of  the race; every pessimist is a dead loss.  '; All honor to those who in siveat and pain  of Jabot' build the walls of our eiviliza-  rion; but let us not forget those who  sing songs to them as they toil; for where  thei'Ois no song, labor is cursed.    "Where  there is no vision  the poople   perish.."  Orpheus built the walls of Thebes witli  ���the music of his lute, it is said ; and it is  I true oertaiuly that ho   great work of  society has over risen in glory aiid majes-  I ty  .except   the   poet atitl   the   prophet  |'brought down fire from heaven to warm  i the hearts of the workers.  He Resented tlie Imputation.  If one may judge from, the number of  j stories appearing in English papers, the  j faculty for making "Irish bulls" is growing in that country. At a recent  temperance gathering the chairman  thought it desirable to reply to an  attack, recently made upon him in  the local press. "My opponent," said;  he, "calls rne an ascetic. 1 hurl the  accusation back iu his teeth. I have  been a total abstainer from my birth."  A still more humorous lapsus lingtue was  that of the London vestryman avIio, in  referring to the financial condition of tlie  baths in his district, described them as  "a*millstone hanging around the necks  of the ratepayers like a Avhite elephant."  The Prince Rebuked Him.  They are telling on the other side of  the water the-following story concerning  the prince of Wales and a Aveal thy American who AA'as much to the fore at Oowes.  The prince is fond of telling stories,  some of them, alas! no longer new, and  being aAva.ro of this fact the transatlantic  visitor considered that it would be a good  method of winning the good will of the  arbiter of English society to show a warm  appreciation of the royal anecdotes.  The prince, says the Washington Post,  wlio is no fool, was quick to detect this,  .and determined to avail himself of the  first opportunity to show .that he understood the little game. The occasion soon  arrived. Tho prince was telling a story,  and happened to pause before he reached  the point, Avlioreupon the millionaire, in  his anxiety to please, exclaimed, with a  hearty, though not altogether natural  laugh, "Sir, that story just hit me."  "Yes," slowly replied the prince. "I  thought it had missed fire."  Will Not  Take Office Again.  The Loudon correspondent of the  News-Advertiser says he understands  that Mr. Turner has promised his business partners not to take office again in  a British Columbia government, but to  confine his attention strictly to business.  AVe have no information whatever upon  the subject beyond Avhat the correspondent saj^s, but every one knows that Mr.  Turner has given his attention to public  affairs at the expense of his business.  At  a  time Avhen the  large  commercial  concern which he had built up needed his  closest personal supervision because of  the rapidly changing conditions of the  province, Mr. Turner AAras devoting his  best energies to public business. While  avo should greatly regret if Mr. Turner  has reached the conclusion referred to,  avc feel that no one Avould have any right  to complain.  Wasted Effort.  Stratford Deacon.  According to the Conservative press  the speech of George E. Foster in replying to sir Richard CartAvright at Toronto  Avas " the effort of his life." Strange that  a Conservative leader should haA'e to  make the effort of his life to ansAver a  speech which the Conservative press said  had nothing in it.  The Way to Popularity.  OtUiwa Journal.  Toronto Conservative papers are talking of "the popularity Mr. Whitney gains  every time he appears before an audience."  If Mr. Whitney Avants popularity which  FULL LINE OF  will win at the polls, let him get up iu  the legislature to talk and vote against  free raihvay subsidies and general coi*-  poratc aggression upon municipal interests.  The Tremont Hotel  WIALOflE & TREGILLUS  PROPKIKTORS  Headquarters for Miners and Prospectors  Wool Carpets  TITR BKST UKANDS OF  FOR SALE  BUSINESS AND RESIDENTIAL  PROPERTY  30 by 120, Baker street, between Josophino and  AVard streets   50 by 120, Baker street, between Josophino and Hall  streets, corner   25 by 120 with improvements, south side of Vornon  stroet  5000  50 by 120 with improvements, south side of Vernon  street  GO00  21 Jots with cottage rented at $15 per month, Victoria  stroot  3500  2 lots with cottago rented at ?20 por month, Stanley  street  MOO  6 lots in block J1D, all cleared and fenced in  2500  AGENTS FOR  J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and 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 wo will mako it for you  CALL AND GET PRICES.  "W"���A���:r:D BEOS,  Real Estate and General Agents, Baker St., Nelson  Tlie Nelson Electric Tramway Co., Ltd,  LOTS FOR SALE  ON EASY TERMS  Large number of choice building lols adjacent to the  lineof (heir tramway, Kor price and lurius of .sale apply  lo (he ollice of the company, Macdonald block, corner of  Josephine and Vernon iitrcots. -  T. C. DUNCAN, Secretary.  Charles  D.  J.  Christie  GENERAL BROKER.  i3Srsxj*R-<eL"NrcEi  REAL ESTATE AND LOANS.  FOB SALE!  a-Room House  SIH00 | 50-J'oot Corner $300  i-Itoom House  IKjO  ChepIes_Ae-Watepman& Co.  CUSTOMS BROKERS  AUCTIONEERS  J. A. Sayward  HALL AND LAKE STREETS, NELSON  Contractors and Builders  WILL DO WELL TO  BUY THEIR LUMBER  ' AT  G. 0. BUCHANAN'S  A largo stock of flrst-class dry material on hand, also  a full line of sash, doors, mouldings, turned work, etc.  FACTORY WORK A SPECIALTY  Yard:   Foot of Hondryx street, Nelson  Telephone. 91        Johll    Ra6,  Ag^llt  1899  PROVINCIAL  1899  mm mm and @ma wm&  Baker Street, Nelson  FiES-T DOQK WEST BANlE B. C. BUlLDiNG.  Notice to Investors aiid Builders  We give the very Bust Tekms to those  wishing to borrow money on improved real  GSfcabo.  The only company in the province that gives  you tho 'privilege of paying off your whole  Loan at Any Time without a Bonus oil giving a 60 day notice of your intention was So.  GAMBLE <5feO'RHIL*lUV,_=\|��ts  British Columbia Permanent Savings & Loan Company.  Globe Sayings & Loan Co., Toronto.  Lots for Sale  $550 will purchase a choice residence corner, 100 by 120  feet.  ��2100 will purchase a central lot and residence.  flOO will purchase two nico lots and shanty, Robson  street, Hume addition.  83000 will purchaso four nice lota and residence.  10,000 Pooled Fairmont 1 cents.  Blackcock (Ymir) shares 20 cents.  5000 Utica at 3J cents.  ALEX STEWART  .  Turner & Boeekh block, Nelson, B. 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.  UNDER  THE  AUSPICES  OP  Tie Royal Agricultural aiid Industrial Society  of iBritislt Coliilnbia.i  WIKIi BE HELD AT  m:  5th mi 6th  $15,000 IN PRIZES $15,000  OPEN   TO   ��HE  WORLD  A Round of Pleasure for JE'otir Whole Days  IlOItSIS HACKS       MCYCLta HACKS      AQUATICS  .   CHAMPIONSHIP LAOUOSSK NAVAL AND  .    JlILlTAltY St'OltTSS GVWvIIAxVA  BASK BALL    FOOT BALL   BAND  TOURNAMENT.  MAGNIFICENT ILLUMINATIONS  Grand concert every evening.  Special attraction at the New Westminster opera house.  Monster excursions 'from all points, ub greatly reduced  Vor special features sec small hand bills.  No entrance: foe charged for exhibits.  EXECU'iTVK���His worship mayor Ovens, T. J. Tritpp,  W. J. Mathers, Geo. ]>. Jlrymhcr, It. I?. Anderson, Aid. J.  F. Scott, Aid. M. Sinclair.  For prize lists, entry forms aud full partibuiars, write  t0 T. J. TRAPP, ARTHUR MALINS.  1'resident, ��� Secretary.  W. H. KKARY, Commissioner.  Crow's Nest Pass Goal!  25  DELIVERED  Orders may be left with C. W. West  & Co., or with.  . CHARLES St. BARBE, Agent.  Ollice oil Bilker street, two doors from Bunk ofB.C"  Liquors and Cigars  ALWAYS ON HAND"  One of the best and most popular hotels in Nelson.  QUEERS HOTEL  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  Heated with Hot Air and  Lighted by Electricity  Largo comfortable bedrooms and   flrst-class  dining  room.   Samplo rooms for commercial men,  BATES   ��2   FE-R   X>A.~5T  YOU  0AN  MAKE   N0 MISTAKE IN BUY- ^  ing a 3-Ply Wool Carpet or "Wool Art  Square. We have a large Assortment of each. A Si  Pew Sets of DINING- CHAIRS received yesterday. M  They are polished aiid in oak.   Do you want one.   X  ======^======^^ M  Don't forget we have a $20,000 Stock to choose from |   : : : ������ -    ������������-  " ��� - '        *:*.   ".;���'M  D. McArthur & Go.  ���#  ���#  M  ���(^���^���^���^���^���(^���^���^���^���^���^���^���^���^���^^���^���^���^���^'^���^���^���(S'.^?p^.(==>.<=>p/=5'^"  THE MM SAW & PLANIM ILLS, k  Mrs. E. 0.   CLARKE, Prop.  Late of the Royal Hotel, Calgary,  r|. D. HUME, Manager.  -   '       The flnost hotel in the interior.  Largo sample rooms.   Steam heat and electric light.  CORNER OF WARD AND VERtfON STS., NELSON  Madden House  ���'.'   BAKER AND WARD STREETS, NELSON  The only hotelin Nelson that has remalnod under ono  management since 1890.  Tho bod-rooms aro well furnished and  lighted by  electricity.  The dining-room is not second to any in Kootenay.  Tho bar ii always stocked by tho best-domestic and  imported liquors and ciKars.  THOMAS MADDEN. Proprietor,  McLEOD    HOTEL  YMIR,   B. * C  J.  W. SMITH,  Proprietor.  EVERYTHING FIRST-CLASS  Largo and \yell lighted Heated by hot al  Reasonable rates , Sample rooms  Electrio bolls and light In every room  Renovated and refurnished throughout  HOTEL  VICTORIA  J. V. 'PERKS, Proprietor  Free bus meets all trains DoualcJ-nka    R   fi  Hourly stroet car to station neVBISlURBi V. U.  Night Orill Room in connection, for tho convenience of  gueflCK arriving and departing by night trains.   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.  SHERIFF'S SALE.  Province of. British 'Columbia, ISfelsOn, West, Ivooteiiaj',  to-vifjt: ��� .        .  Ry virtue of^* warrant of execution iKsticd out of tlie  County Court of Kootenay. lioMeii. at 'K��i��I,u. at tlie suit  ,Of jv!%'li. Lyiich, plaintiff-, ".'id lo me diroeteil against  I lie goods arid ciiiifielJi of The IC^otctinJ* Air Sujml'y  ('orii)Kifly, Limited, defeiidiVn!, 1 Irti-vO seized and Wiken  in elocution: iill tlie" i%!)L, tiMciiJid iiiteroh't of the said  dofeildiiiif.Tlio I\(>()ieni��y Aii"Sti|))ily .C(iiii|��iny,. I.im.iiod,  intlle duiH, lluii'ie, pftii.-itciOk, in'Iii'li,*, slaifUlth' chamber,  fll.ihtUMd M|icl'!ii'iOry%��.'d l*tr tlie swtiii 'I'll*; Iveolounj- Air  Sunrily CompiiUy, ljiiiiit(i<l, l��r '(.'.oiiijirtj.sfsii!^- uir fur com*  I'tUM'uitit iHirppsos. toKelllier With lUiy tHirtnifiSiVc, lew,! <.>!'  other i iff [it wliich the xaiil Tlio ICootouay Ah> Stlpply  t.'oinpniiy, JAnited. MUiy hftve for Hie erection iiml twin-  tenwiee <tf il,H works nnd iiiiiuliinei'y upon the " Rliwtoril"  mfiitti'iil claiiii. ami oilier ntljoining protiW'ty,��ini <mo.  '���' _taml" niiHShtnedrill, one "Iv.iiowlu.s' iHiiiip N��,ti&W,  aililene "*Sii6u','piniip N'��. It.^'l, one UpriKlit- butler, one  bellow.s. oneiiiivil, one vice, various blaefeiuillis' tools,  one lioanliiig liolise,, one .store house, em! uiigine lir.)ii������� m.  (lliiuititv* of pliu'nK of vitribus My.us, one ore bucket and a  <|uariUty ol* stool and wire rojio, out! cooking stove with  cooking Utensil*', flml one buttling stove, lo recover Hie  sum of eleven limidml itnd forti'-six dollars aiid nine  cciil.s (811 lfj.(Jif),ftmounl()f said uxtention, besides slierHr.s  poiHiduge, costs ftnd nil other legal and incidental expenses.' j-  AH of whicli I shall expose for sale or suflleient thereof  to satisfy said.indgnicnt. debt and costs, at the front of  lliy olllco next, to the Gotirt Iloiise, in the City of Nelson,  on the aitli <l.-iy of Septeniber, A, 1>. 18UO, nt the hour of  eleven o'clock in the forenoon.  Note���Intending purchasers will satisfy themselves as  to interest and title of ktid defendant.  Dated at Ainswortli, Ji. (J., September 20th, I8iK).  S. J'-'TtJCK, Sltorlffof Soutli JCootenrty.  HOTICE*  On and after the 1st of October IS!)!), the Grand Central  Hotel will be run strictly on the Uuiopean plan.  \\*o liave titled lip a new dining room with a sealing  capacity for one hundred people Whicli will be run iu  connection with the hotel. All meals twenty-five cent*,  partible in the dining room. Will he pleased to furnish  meal tickets on application.  Rooms by the day. week or month.  Than king yon for your generous patronage in the past.  and trusting to be favored with a continuance of samu in  the future. I remain, respectfully yours,  K, SI Mi ���SON;  Notice to Contractors.  THE MSH SAW. & PLAMG MILLS, m  , OFFICE AND MILLS COENEE HALL AND FEONT STS.f NELSON. .    '  P. Burns c& Co.  Wholesale and Retail  .  .   .   Dealers in Meats  IIeai") Offick at  NELSON, B. 0.  Wholesale Markets at jielson, Rossland, Sandon and Greenwood.  Sealed lenders will be received by the undersigned for  the construction of the Madden Ulouk from the foundation up. . .   -���"   .- ��� '  -        ,  :   Plans and specifications can be seen at the architects  oillcc.                                   .      -  ��� ��� ������  Tenders to bo in by noon Ha! tirduy.'i'il.h .Septumbor. IS'Ji),  - The lowest or any lender not iiecissarily aoooplcd. ���  .. ARTHUR K. UOIJUINS. Architect  _RoUii]_Mui'kots-.'*.t-NcLson,-TCfusIorS.'it!(loii^!:5ilvertonrN(>w l*)enver, Ymir, Trail, Grand Porks,  (J.'isciicie, Gn'enwcKxJ, Mi'iw.'ty, iiiwl Sird.-ir,  Mall Orders Promptly Forwarded.  West Kootenay Butcher1����.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MMT��  WHOLESAtK A.N& WKTAlL  nsH and i^ouLtFjy m season  BaMr Street, Nelson L 0. TMVES,  ORDKltS BY MAIlVltECKIVE CAREFUL AND PROMlT ATTBN'J'iON.  Corner of Wjntl, and Iiuovcr Streets.  c. k. otazftELLK, f.itif.s��� p.uoruii'rroit  EtJLBS!   BtTLBS!   BULBS!  rpO.OOO of the choicest varieties for fall planting to arrive  in a few days direct from the growers in Holland, consisting of Hyacinths, Tulips, Dallbdils. Nnrelssus,Seillt��s.  Lily of tlie Valley, Crocus, .)omniils. Snow Drops, Anemones, HatiuueulUs, Iris Ctu'ilodoxii, etc. Orders to the  value of two dollars and upwards sent, by mail or express free, and at; less than eastern prices.  THE GRANVILLE SCHOOL  1175 Haro Street, Vancouver, B. 0-  Hoarding and day school for girls will re-open on the  loth day of August.. Vacancies for boarders. Kor terms  and prospectus apply to ''...���      .    .  AIADKMOI8KLLE KKHN, Principal  ONE DOLLAR A LOAD  The tmdorsigncd has a largo quantity of fir, ccdiiir, and  tanmrae slabs, iu 10-inch and t-foot lengths, Huitablo for  stove wood, which will be sold for $1 a toad at tho mill  yard.  NKLSON SAW & PLANING MILLS. Limited.  ., Nelaon. AnjfiiBt lUth, 1899.        :  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSeSHOEING  Wagon repairing promptly attended to by a llrst-cltiss  wheef��rright. .. ,     .     .        , . ���        ,  Special attention given to all kinds of repairing And  custom work from outside points.  Sly-p:   (|a!l Street, between. Baker and Vernon, Nelson  Bulbs  for  Fall  Planting-  20,000 Holland Hulbs to arrive in Sootemher: aOOOJapnn  Lilies to at-ri ve In October: InOO Itho<!o<lendron.s. Azaleiv;,  Alagiiollas, Hoses, etc. to arrive in October. Thousands  of Hoses, Cniuelias Kruit and OrnauionUil Trees, Shrubs,  etc., growing on my own. grounds for the fall trade.  Catalogue free.  M. J. Henry     -     Vancouvei*% "B-C  "Vvt. IP- ^oiBi-srsoisr  (KJc-Shortflf o�� Soulb Kootenay)  GENERAL AUCTIONEER  Cash advanced on consignments of morchandlso.  Poetoflico Box 572 Nelson. B.O. ��������*'*&f'-ywGrvs-riri  THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B.C., FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 20,  1899.  DON'T  WASTE  YOUR  MONEY  ON  BOTTLES  "WE  CAN  SELL  YOU  PERFUMES  IN BULK  THE LOCAL NEWS QF THE TOWN  And there are no perfumes in Nelson  equal to those which we have just received. We are now opening up full lines  of Roger & Gallet's and Legrand's celebrated French Perfumes, as well as those  of the Crown Perfumery Company of  London. These orders may be purchased  either in bulk or in bottles. See our assortment  of French  Toilet  Soaps.  . F. TEETZEL & CO.  New  Arrivals  BARBERS' REGULATION COATS  Very Nobby  BARTENDERS' REGULATION VESTS  WAITERS' COATS IN SEVERAL STYLES  COOKS' CAPS, APRONS,  Etc.  J. A. Gifker  The   Leading   Furnisher  Remember the Native  NEELANDS'  SHOE  EMPORIUM  It will be to your advantage to see our large  ��� and complete stock of Boots and Shoes. ,,We  carry the, following lines: J. &. T. Bell, J.  D. King & Co., North Star Shoe Co.,' Foots,  Schultz & Co., Stratford Shoe Co., Ames, Hol-  den & Co., and other leading-makers.      -    .  Neelands' Shoe Emporium  26 AND 28 WKST BAKER STREET, .NELSON  American Watches  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 the present demands. We have the leading staples  in endless variety���-all that can be shown by  anyone, and many goods not to be had anywhere else.  Gold Cases, 14 and 18 Karat  Df&MBd$  We handle, and in this line show exclusive  styles, which commend themselves to customr-  ers who are particular as to the class of  goods they buy.  5i all Praefeus Staes  Are setting new as never before. This de-*  partmewt of our business is strongly coin-  mended to your attention. We have aM sizes  and qualities and at prices thai are right*  In mounted pieces we have a comprehensive  line from smaM diamond juwelry np to the  costliest rings and hrooehes.  WE SELL AT WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  BAKER STREET, NELSON, B. C  W. P. DICKSON  B. H. El. APPLBWHAITB  J. atcPBBB  00-tenay Electro Supply and  ELECTRIC SUPPLIES  Complete Electric Baalpments for Electric Power Transmission and Lighting for Mines, Towns  Electric Fixtures, Lamps, Bells, Telephones, Annunciators, Etc.  P. O. Box 600. Josephine Street, Nelson, B.C.  s  Have just received a consignment of Harris homo  made tweeds from Talbot Harris, Scotland.  FEED J. SJUflffl," Mep St. ��od  George Curtis, t.he architect, has received instructions to superintend the  buildiiigoCthenew Hume Addition school.  "Work will be commenced at once.  Albert Thompson, who was brought in  from Slocan City, was pronounced insane  yesterday by the jail .surgeon, Dr.  Symmonds. He will be taken to the  insane asylum at New Westminster.  Dr. Hall has given a three-years' lease  on the hew building which he is erecting  on Kaker street to the Nelson FniMiiture  Company. The furniture company will  use the entire building.  Malono .fc Tregillus liave decided to  build another brick block on Haker street  adjoining on the east, the bh.ck which Dr.  Hall has in course of erection. The  building will be (iO feet deep and haA'e ii  .'50-foot frontage on "linker street, and will  be two stories "with a basement. The  ground floor and basement havo already  been rented to Morrison & Caldwell.  Archie McDonell, who has charge of  the work of laying the Kootenay street  sewer, spent yesterday drumming up  men. The wages offered were $2.50 per  day and as private employers of labor  pay .$2.75, McDonnel secured but half a  crew.  MeBeath & Peters havo about completed the Silica street sewer, tlie manhole .it the intersection of Hendryx  street being the only incompleted work.  A. E. llodgins, architect for the London  & British Columbia Goldfields offices, will  call for tenders today for the completion  of the superstructure.  The Nelson mineral exhibit at the Spokane fair will be under the care of W. A.  Jowett and W. H. Dowsing.  There is an ,a*rouaut in town anxious  to make an ascent iu his balloon and risk  his life by descending some 2000 feet from  the clouds in a parachute. Before doing  so, however, he wants a guarantee of .$100,  so those who require novelty or excitement should, at ouce dig up.  Yesterday the Bank of Montreal exported a consignment  of  dust  from the  ���  " <*���. -  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Forty-nine   creek   placer    claims.     The  shipment included a $50 nugget.  Winslow Hall, one of tlie original owners of the niines operated by the Hall  Mines, Limited, is in Nelson from his Col-  ville valley ranch. Mr. Hall looks as if  he hadn't a trouble or a share of Hall  Mines stock.  A piece of Kootenay marble is being  cut and polished for exhibition at the  Spokane fair. It is a line piece of stone  and the cutter who is fashioning it is an  artist.  The road tax.'bylaw which the city  council put through on Wednesday afternoon partakes somewhat of the nature of  a sight draft. It was passed on the 27th  instant and made payable on the UOtli.  W. W. Beer is calling for tenders for  the erection of an eight-room dwelling on  the northwest corner of Silica and Hendryx streets. It will be a two-story  building.  James Hardie of the city police force is  down with an attack of typhoid fever.  Yesterday sheriff Tuck was busy serving summonses on the jurymen for the  forthcoming assi/.es. A number of the  English colony have been selected this  time, and one or two who have a considerable idea of their own importance  were much mortified by being summoned  to serve on the petit jury.  Furnished rooms to let;    Apply to Mrs.  ii. M. Jiuiicson, Carney JJlock, linker street west.  Owing to a death in the family  of the  owner, (lie following- property is oH'cral for immediate  sale, namely, the Home Tomneianco Hotel, '.together  with nil the furniture. Tlie ground is SO by 1'20 feet, at  the nortlie.iht eoi nor of Vernon and Hall streets. Apply  on tlie promises.  Wanted���A    good    general    servant.  Mu.st be a good all-round worker, and always willing lo  lend n hand in oaring for a baby. -Apply to Mrs. 11. .1.  Kvans, northeast corner Hall'and Carbonate streets,  Nelson,    ,    - .    y ,'  "- To Let���A. -furnished  house  of' eight  "rooms and bathroom.   Address Tribiine'oHlce.  Offices to   rent���Single    or" iri' suite.  Heady for occupancy November 1st. Apply lo John  Houston,.Tribune OJtlee. ; i ^ ','-,  ���   Since the  fii'st day of April Jast,-all  liewadverli'-onientf appearing in Tun Tkiiiun'h hav.e  been charged for al the rale of $-L,aii inch per month.  All advertisements are'inserted in both the dully and  -weekly editions.  ~     '' AKCHITECTS.  "JjiWART & CARKIE���Architects.   Rooms 7 and 8 Ab  ���J-1   erdeen block, JIaker street. Nelson.  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  o  hours, instead we sell  at prices which defy  competition until all  advertised is sold out.  Miss McDermott  MlS3 Tamultn  T!�� "Wonder"  r  MILLINERY  LATEST NEW YORK AND PARIS PATTERNS OF  HATS-STOCK NEW AND UP-TO-DATE.  FANCY GOODS.  Lessons in embroidery and lace work.  Stamping done.  Orders taken for cushions, lump shade-*, etc.  Two doors west Mnrlili O'lleilley & (Vs,  MILLJPMBRV  J'Or the fall scatton our stock of 'millinery and  millihery iidvelties is the fiidsfc complete and  cxtciistvo we 'haY'o yet beeii able to sliovv  in Nekon, and our opening on Wednesday:  was a most successful one. JVfivs Ray of fcew  York liiisCluirgc of the trimming, dejiartmcht;.  MRS.  jH. iVl-elvAUatijLjfN  Josephine Street, npiir Baker.  #*:  we mavis, siseintm) 'nm sou-: aq K.vcy vow.  livWAMONB CAN NOT NOW BE J'UT ON  TJii'I AlAltlvJCT.  VkiIpVon- S'i'hrct  Nituso.v, li. u.  THOHPE S CO., Ui  -US'  HERE ARE SOME SAMPLE PRICES  "MENS" STI5T-- <1M  HO  SON   HATS     " ��� *y��.UKJ  .. 50 cts.  "MENS'  HEAVY JUMPERS- ��� ��� ���  LA I)IKS' VLANNKL- -  ETTK NIGHT GOWNS ��� ���  TICKING.  PER YARD   50 cts.  10 cts.  A. Ferland & Co.  ELLIOT BLOCK, BAKER STREET. NELSON.  NOTICE.  NOTICE.  Notice is'hereby tfivcri Mint in thirty days, 1 intend to  apply to<'the chief uuimi'sftjoner of lands and works for  periuissioii to out anil carry away timber oil" the below  described lands:  Commencing ut a post, about two. mid a half miles up  from Ihe niouth of a creek nintn'iiK into Crawford Hay,  on JCnolenay Jake, and known us Gray creek, marked  northwest corner; thence east forty chains; tlience north  ten chains; thence east twenty eliaips ; thenco north  lcni-Iiiiins; thence east thirty-live chains; tlience south  two chains; tlience enst seventeen ebnins; thenee south  sixty chains; Ihence west fifteen cliains; thenco north  ten cliains; thenee west twcnty-live chains; thence  soutli ten chains; thence west sixteen chains; thence  south ten chains; thence west sixteen chains; thence  north ten chains; thence west forty chains; tlitiilcc north  forty-two clinins to the place of commencement.  J HARRY. HOUSTON.  Nelson, 11. C, Scptembor (ith, 1S1W.  ^^  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given (hat in thirty days I intend lo  [>ply U> the oliiof commissioner of lands and works for  ,....*..-....!���., i.,..���) .p.,.) ��..it-i.i-iiwpit- limber oil' the below  Tho supply Is limited, so caE early and oxamino this stock,  LL sizes of Blank Unok-f, with every kind of special ruling nnd printed  boadiiuis, inntnifactiirrd rifjlit bore in  I-   NeJtOH, by well-paid workmen, who spcuil their earnings in NeUon.   Tribune Association, Limited, Vernon fcl.  apjp.j .->' .���"./ ^������.p... *..--���.������ -~. ~  permission to cut and carry away  described lands: ,,���.��,_,  Coinniencitjgat a post ten chains south of H. Houston s  northeast corner post, on Gray deck, runniiigliilo Crawford Bay, on Kootenay lake, mid I hence east forty chains;  llienoc soiilli ei'Khty cliains; thenco west ten chaii.s;  tlience south cIkIiI.v chains; thence oast ten chains;  thciice south forty chains; thence west forty chains;  thence north fifty cliains; thenee west ten chains: thenee  north one hiiinlrcd chains; thenee east ten chains;  thence north fifty chains to the place of coinnicncemcnt.  THOMAS SPROAT.  Nelson, B.C.. September "Hli.  Notice is 'hereby given that, in thirty dftys, I intend to  apply to the chief coiiiinissionor of lands and works, for  permission to cut, and carry away timber oil' the below  dusciibcd lands:   .. .  (Joriiiiiencingat the northeast corner of IL B. McBoi-  mitt's timber claim, on J4ifranee cCtiek. on south ai-tu of  jCootojiay Lake, tlience east forty chains, tlieheo .sOni h  ten chains, thence efts!; ninety chains, tlience horili ten  chains; .thenee unst fertj>fK-<>.cha'ih!S, tJience south, 'Iffty  cliaiilK, thetjee west live ehailus; thence south teuchiiins;  tlliCnce west seventeen phiiTiis1; thfihcC South ton Chairts;  flieneb' west'.eijjliteeu elnaiiis. Ih'eiioe north ten ChViiiisJ  thoiicO'west. foi:tychi'iiiis,l.helicesouth teli'chains, thenco  west forty chaiiis; flicncesoKifh.t.en chains; Uiencewest  forty-ilve Chrtins^ thence iiorth 'eighty chains to pliiee of  eoniiiioricoiiibnt, GEO. GjCVY.  Nclsoii;J'.C*'.,,Seplcmbora2iifl, i��, __________  Notice:  Notice is hereby giveh thai, in thirty days, I iiiloud to  itpHfy to'thc cliiet cointidssioner of lairds and' works, for  permission, lo cut and carry :a:waj* limber oil* the licit)Vt*  described laiiits:  ComiiKsncingatinfost; about two aiid a half miles up  Lilfi'ance creek. On the south ann of Kootenay lake; com-  iliqncing at. the lioTtliwest,cornel.';thericeeast;ll v,echalils;,  liUciiCu noi'tJi fbi-ty chains; thence east twenty cliains;  tlience north tun chains: thence east.nine chains; thence  north ten cliains; thence east IIVo chains; thence north  ten eh.'Uus; liienee east ten chains; 'tlience noilh ten  cliains; thence east ten chains; thenee north - ten  chains; thence east twelve elmius; thence north live  chains; liienco east thirty-eight, chains; thence north  twenty chains: thence east fourteen chains-; thenee  south twenty chains; thenee -west eighteen etmiiis;  tlience south six cliains; thence west, twenty chains;  thence smith twenty-live chains; thence west tenchaihg;  thenco south twenty chains; thence west,twenty chains;  tlience south fifteen cliains; tlience west ten cliains;  theiiee south twenty-five chains; thence west eight  chains; thenco south twenty five chains; thenco west  seventeen chains; (hence south eleven chains; thence  west twenty chains; thenco north thirty-two .chains to  the place of commencement. H. J). MoDERMH).  Nelson, B. C, Augustaith, ISfliJ.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that in thirty days, I intend to  apply to the cluel* commissioner of lands and works,  for permission to cut and carry away timber oil' the below  described lands:  Commencing at a post about five miles up Yuill creek  on the west arm of Kootenay lake; thence north eighty  cliains; thence west ten chains; thence north sixty  cliains; thence west ten chains; thence north forty  cliains; thence west (en cliains; thence north forty  chains; thence west ten chains; thenee north forty  cliains; thenco west (en chains; thenee north forty  chains; thenco west ten chains; tlience north twenty  chains; thence west forty chains; thence soutli twenty  I hence east ten chains; I hence south forty  (hence east ten chains; tlience south forty  thence cast ten chains; thence south forty  thence 'east ten chains; thenee south forty  thence cast ten chains; thenco south sixty  thenco cast ten chains; thence south eighty  thenee cast forty chains to the place of commencement. CHARLES HILLYER.  Nelson, 11. C, Ailgxst. JStli, 18!lil.  chains;  chains;  chains;  chains;  chains:  chains  chains  A  LARGE  CONSIGNMENT  JUST  OPENED  We can supply you witf] Cartridges  TO SUIT YOUR RIFLE  Carpenters' Tools  A   FULL  LINE  SHELF HARDWARE  THE BEST ASSORTED  STOCK  IN THE KOOTENAYS  STOVES AND  KITCHEN UTENSILS  NELSON  KASLO  SANDON  ARE YOU BURNING UP MONEY  Because Your Stove or Range Canqot be  Regulated to Save Fuel?  IT WILL PAY YOU  TO EXAMINE  OUR NEW STOCK. OF  STOVES AND RANGES  The saving in fuel effected "will soon-equal  tlie cost of tlie I'ange. It can be so quickly  and easily regulated tliat there need be no  "waste of heat or fuel. JSTe\\r patented improvements offer you juore convenience and  comfort than you'll find in any other range.  TWO CAR LOADS TO SELECT FROM  LAWRENCE HARDWARE CO.  OUR CLEARANCE SALE OF  Crockeryware  IS STILL ON  GIVE US A CALL AND GET BARGAINS  Kirkpatrick d? Wilson  14 Baker Street, West  Telephone 10  s  Sweet Mixed Pickles  Sweet and Red Hot Relishes  Pes BMsay Sc Co,  Get the Best Jams  We have just received a large consignment ofthe  DYSON-GIBSON   COMPANY'S  JAMS  AND   PICKLES  Also a complete assortment of the  TORONTO   BISCUIT  COMPANY'S SWEET  BISCUITS  Baker Street West, Nelson   John A. Irving & Co.  Strachan   Bros.  ���FL-CTMBE-RS, ETC-  0*E��*E3Rji^   ���H-OXTS'E*.   3BIjOC*K:  5gSk;9  l*f*��'iy1l*i*|,-**1^��affll'^r^ n ,T r ii- ��.'-

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