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Array ���xo-:  7^x7u^r7rx77'���-7:'M_t$&&i$$M  IW  yr-iT���' tvi  l-'nerai Produotlon of Kootaijay In 1800   |  $10,562,032  KINTH YEAR  NELSON", 13. C, SATUBD AY, JULY 13, 1901  FIVE CENTS  MINING ON  MIDGE GREEK  NEW DISTRICT IS TRIBUTARY TO  NELSON..   .  Maxwell Stevenson Now "Drifting on.  tlie Ledge Which He Has in  the Highlander Tunnel. ���  Maxwell Stevenson of Ainsworth continues  to  moot  with   great  success  in  ���the   development   of   tlie   Highlander  lodge through his long development tunnel.    He has now a crew of 15 men al  work and the chief work ho has in hand  is drifting along the big ledge.    At th**  point where the ledge was cut the ote  was  very much  scattered  throuirh  the  entire  width,  but a drift was  started  on  what looked  like a  likely string*-!*  and this has continued, to widen  with  each foot of drift until yesterday thero  were two feet of good clean ore showi'i"*  in tho face of the  drift,  as well as a  large body  of concentrating ore.    Tli-*  main crosscut has now been run in bO  feet beyond the big ledge and the diamond   drill   borings   indicate   that   m-  other 30 feet will tap the Mamie ledge,  from  which the liifrli  cold  and coppei  values  were secured.    Nothing further  is being dono at present, however, upon  the crosscut, as the entire force is engaged  in  exploring the  big  ledge,  th*  -.���hicf values of which so far appear ic  Le silver and lead.  Aside from the work being'done upon  the Highlander very little else is beia,;  dono in the camp. At tho Highland  the Duncan Mines has a crew of l'C  men at work, but it is said that th3  treatment charges on the ore are 1.0 1  high to encourage shipping, and ch:  men are wholly* employed on develop  mont*-"At'the'Nor 1 nothing has been  done since the last-lease run out.    Jl  ' was generally-understood that H. Gie  gcrich   ha'd   formed   a  company   which  -   would work the property this summer,  "but as  yet -nothing. has  developed  ::���  warrant  tho  assumption   that'the   '���*  . port was well founded.  MIDGE CREEK PROPERTIES. . .  "Joe"   Clubb,   who   is   developing  i  '���Oproniising  group   of   claims   on   Mi;!-*'';  .  creek, was in Nelson yesterday.. *]po'i._  yj-ckvirasr'are Jtnpwn'"as^the ��� 'Manilafa'aS-  " Cougar,  and" are  situate  at  the  hba-l -  * waters .of the creek. On the Mamif-  he has run in a short prospecting tunnel on the ledge for 12vfeet, which'ha-  ... disclosed-'-'a''two-foot' body   of   gal -nii-  and   quarts*,   carrying   good  .values   in  /   silver and' lead.    Assays -from-this   .>re  ',.  have run all the way jfrom  12 ���ouri-jos  silver and 30 per cent lead-.to 50 ounjei  silver and 50 per cent'lead, with an apparently uniform  assay, of $2  in gold.  A crosscut tunnel is' now being run in  on   tho  Cougar" to  catch  this  vein-ar  depth.    This   is   now  in  somo  SO  foot,  and the ledge is expected to be reach3ti  within the next week, when a depth oL  at   least   100   feet   will   liave   been  at  taincd. .-There are a number of othe--"  properties   on   this   same   creek   whie'  are   now   receiving   attention   and   th  indications  are  that  Midge  creek  wil  give  at  least  two   or  three  producln  mines   this  summer.    One   mile   belo\  the' Manila   group vis, the . War . Ea**,l  .group' of  three   claims.    .Upon   tliia   :  shaft has  been sunk for 35 feet iipo*  ���a=s i x=f oo i-\ ed ge^o f���n i cbrlook: i ng^quar try  assays  from, which  give, values of   >1\  iu gold.   \Eight "miles from the lake.!-:  the   Rodan,   upon   which    developmen'  work' is   also   being   performed.     Twr  shafts have been sunk on this ledge for  SO  and . 35  feet  respectively,  and  gone',  values in copper and silver have bee; -  �� secured. These properties are all tributary to Nelson," as th'e new .'government'  trail, makes it possible to take.a hor**:  . at,.Nelson and ride the entire d'stane  , to.anyone of them, the Manila groir  being 23 miles distant hy the -trail. ������  . '-yy "SLOCAN IS PICKING UP. ';  ���'���'Repent'arrivals from tlie" Slocan :i'  agree? vthat there are signs of a reviva  in the' silver-lead mining camps. I *.i  it is generally admitted that the erec  tion of a refinery would have a'mo;;-,  beneficial effect upon the industry tha  . any .other .single cause. ; Small ari.l.  tions.are being made to the Payno au<'  '''Ivanhoe; crews from time to time   ,\y.  thd 'next .two months should see wor;  resumed on most of the properties tli;-*  are',*['now'.'closed  down.    Oh  Four  MU'  . the"'Hewitt' is   working  a  crew  of  .V  " men,"'.but'.-,with  the  completion  of .tl}'.  tramy.'.ay,  which  is  now  receiving' tli*  finishing touches,  the  company intenr  to increase the force to CO.-'  attached to -the staft of fleld marshal  count von Waldersee will peisonally  conduct, prince Chun and his party to  Berlin.'      '  Still Sizzling East and South  KANSAS CITY, July .12.���This was  the hottest day ever experienced in the  southwestern part of Missouri.-In Kansas City for four hours this afternoon  the government.-thermometer registered  I"):;, whilo the lv.'-rcury on the streets  soared to 108 and 110.  MEMFHIS, Tcnn., July 12.���-It was the  warmest day of th3 year in the central  Southern states. Many places in Wost  Tennessee, Arkansas, North Mississippi. Louisiana, Alabama and Texas  report that all heat records have been  broken. Solnia, Ala., was the waiviest  placo in t-ne south, 11*2 degree.-* bt-ir.g recorded.  KANSAS CITY, July 12.���No rain fell  today in any part .;f the drought stricken district, including all Kansas, Western Missouri, Oklahoma and Indian Territory. Over much of this region this  was tho worsi day of tho lot, the" temperature being 100 degrees. Ai some  places in Kansas there has been no rainfall whatever for nearly three months.  The present is the worst drought since  1SG0, \vhen England sent food to the  settlers of Kansas. However, Kansas  farmers are harvestin,*; one of tho largest crops of wheat, if not the largest,  in the history of the slate. A great many  countiies send word that with rain,  corn will be half a crop; without rain  soon, no yield. A few say there is yet  hope for a fair harvest. Hay sold for  $20 a ton this mnrnnig.  THE LAFRANCE GREEK MINES  TOM WALL   GETS   HIS REWARD  AT LAST.  ,Kept Up His Work on the Property  for Ten Years and Is Now  Reaping tho Benefit.  entirely to the belief among the Dutch  that the English are tired of the war.  While the government has constantly  said in public that the war will be  fought to a finish, they are, says the  Daily Mail, continually making offers  of peace to the Boers.  SEMI-ANNUAL STATEMENT  STRIKERS OF VARIOUS KINDS  Conference Accomplishes Nothing.  PITTSBURG, July 12���When the conference between the Amalgamated Association executive board and officials of  the American Steel Company to settle  the existing strike was resumed today  the fcituaticn apparently had net changed  from yesterday morning, although both  sides expressed themselves hopeful of  ultimately reaching a .settlement.  ��� Tho conference adjourned at' 4:30 p.  _m..to meet a^ain tomorrow. President  Shaffer said the day had been devoted  to discussion and nothing definite had  been done. ��.  ��� riTTSBURG,   July   32.���The   second  day of the conference between the Amalgamated Association of Iron; ,Steel and  ���Tin -Workers' and   the   steel-manufacturers came to a close tonight without,  an agreement, having "been reached.* Aa-  ���'othe'r '-jess'ion-will.be field t'omofr^ow-'a'fur  from  indications late tonight a settlement of the strike will be decided upon.  The .entire, day-was, given 'over to *dis-  "-cussioii-, each side-putting its-best1 foot  forward to gain.a point.   Nothing, hov*-  . ever,'was accomplished this evening.  CINCINNATI, July 12.���The machinists' strike in th'is city, which began  May 20 and involved from five'to seven  thousand' employes, is practically declared off. A secret mass meeting "of  strikers was "held today, at which a formal report was-made that it had bv. l  found impossible to procure a supi ly  of money from the headquarters in  Washington. It is said, however, ihat  the decision to return to.work.was not?  unanimous, and that some men will  still hold out.  SHAMOKIN, Pa., July 12.���The strike  of 500 employes at the Hickory- Ridge  colliery operated \>y- the uniori>-;*was declared, off today, ,the company "agreeing  to reinstate a committee of-its employe."*  who were discharged because; -they insisted on .all miners '-showing, union  'cards=p-t."tl'.e=co]liery7a==J"^~   "J~~  EASTERN. -CANADIAN   WIRINGS  Prince Chun Departs. v  PEKIN, July -12.���The departure today from Pekin. of prince'Chun, the'  younger..brother .of.emperor Kwang'Su  who has been selected formally to apolo  gize at Berlin for the murder of baro.  von Ketteler was a spectacular event  A special train took prince Chun, anr'  ���his suite from here to Taku, from, which  port he will, proceed .by* steamer" tc  Shanghai. He sails from Shanghai or..  July 20th for Genoa and 'will-" proceed  dircetly from ..there to Berlin by rail  Prince Chun came to the railway sta  tion in Pekin on horseback. He �����  gorgeously attired in the royal yellow  and followed by a procession compose:'  of members of. his staff, their-servants  and the luggage on carts. Here he..waf  met by the present -.German minister  to China, Dr. Mumm von Schwartzen-  stein, a Germany military band and a  guard of honor. Many Chinese-had as'  sembled at the station to bid the prince  farewell. Two German officers formerly  ���..TORONTO,   July   12.r���The   Evehius  Telegram's Bisley cable gives,the saves  of Canadians in prince of Wales match:,  . Private C. W. Spencer of Toronto was  '26th, winning.-��3; staff sergeant Ogg.pf  'Gueiph was'57th, winning ��2; sergeant  ,,Badely, of Victoria was just'outside.the  prize', money; Spencer scored 91andOgg  and-Bad'ely SO each. .  j.. Cornwall, Out, July 12.���.The weavers-  of the Cornwall Manufacturing Company went on strike this morning because  the management refused to make allowances on certain classes of work. The  strike affects the spinning and cordinrr  departments, but the finishing department has a considerable* miantity of  work.ahead. The mill will- not close  altogether for the- present. V  .Cornwall, Ont, July 12.���Twenty cow**  owned by farmers, in the neighborhood  of Lunenburg died 'this wee!* from a  diseaserbelieved to be authr.ax. ;The gov '  ernment sent a veterinary, who ordered  the animals' bodies burned.- It is. be-  'lieyed that the spread has been checked.  Eastern Baseball.  American���At Chicago, Chicago i'4;  Milwaukee 1. At Boston, Boston 4, Philadelphia 3. At Baltimore, Baltimore 12,  .Philadelphia 14. At Detroit/ Cleveland  5/ Detroit 2. ���'-..���:  , National.---"At Chicago, Chicago. 0,  Boston .7. At Pittsburg, Pittsburg- 2,  Philadelphia 4. At Cincinnati. Cincin-  ..nati 6,.-Brooklyn: 8. At; St. Louis, St.  Louis 3, New York 2. -  '���' Eastern.���At' Worcester, Worcester 4,.  Montreal .5. At Hartford, Rochester 4,  Hartford 5;. .Rochester 0, Hartford 6.  At Syracuse, Syracuse 3, Buffalo 2;  Sy-.-.**-'cu.".p. 7. Buffalo 3. -  Took a Big Jump  BUFFALO, July 12.��� Fred McMillan.  30 years old, a sailor whose home is in  Burlington, Ont., committed suicide this  morning by jumping from the third  story window of. a boarding house in  South Division street.' McMillan struck  the pavement head' first and was instantly killed.  PILOT BAY, July 12.���[Special to The  Tribune.]���As far back as 1891, when  many other mining camps which have  since become famous were entirely unknown, "Tom" Wall, prospecting up La-  france creek towards the Kootenay divide,   found   high, grade  ore,   carrying  gray   copper   and   galena,   and   staked  three claims.    He stuck to his discos-  cry through good and evil report,   md  now, after 10 years' work and the expenditure of $7000, he has the gratification of uncovering on one of his claims  a body of shipping ore which will certainly prove remunerative.   Until three  years ago nothing more than the necessary assessment was done on the claim-*,  but since that time a more systematic  plan of development has been followed,  and there is now over 250 feet of tunneling,    besides     considerable   surface  work.   The.pay ore recently discovered'  is on the Snow King claim, on whicli  there is a "lime dyke"' 100 feet wide  in which occurs a mineralization of 40  feet, traceable for 700 feet.    Two hundred feet below this showing in the new  tunnel, which has been driven 105 feet,  there is from four to eighteen inches' of  hundred   dollar  ore,   being galena  and  copper with a-lime quartz gangue.    A_  streak of copper ore, which is distinct'  ���from the galena, carries averages of.15  .to  20  per cent copper,  with values  in  silver and gold.    In the opinion of experts'who have examined the showing,  further  development   is   likely  to   disclose larger bodies of ore of equal grade,  but even with the present showing: Mr..  Wall has a nice little mine in sight.  Across the creek from the Snow King,  on the same group, there is a five fooi.  vein of concentrating quartz, carrying  silver and lead, the former in high proportion, and here acain  Mr.  Wall- expects.to have a paying proposition.   On  this showing also considerable work has.  .been done.. - On-the seven claims, comprising- the'.group there areother^meri-/  tofious .showings,' some" yieldjng'~ver.v-  high assays, but on none of'these has  any great amount of work been done.  The Wall group is situated seven find  a half miles from the lake, by the present trail, which may be considerab1.,  shortened. The owner has erected buildings of good capacity and has everything in shape for systematic work. The  property is a "tunnel proposition'  throughout, _\ condition *'*hich will  prove an important factor in the economical development of the veins and'  the extraction of ore.  A gang of men from Kaslo arrived  here today to work  on the Crawford  ?creek  trail.    In  this   -.onnection   there  -is'a great deal of dissatisfaction amons*  the prospectors making their headquarters here.   They are the builders of the  'trail, which they voluntarily constructed  in order to open up the Crawford Creek,  Canyon   Creek  and   St.   Mary's   camps,  which are in no. way tributary, to Kaslo.  save  in0 the matter of recording, and,  they not unnaturally feel'that when tne  jnoney��� is^.to=b.e^spent=onJhe^trail^the=  -work should be given to the men -,yho  are opening up properties in the camps  to  which  it  gives  access.    There  are'  plenty of prospectors here who would  be glad to have a few weeks' work _ on  this  trail,  and  who  are  interested' in  seeing that the'work is well'done.  .Growing Numher of Lepers.  ,  NEW YORK, July 12.���it Washington dispatch to the-Tribune: says:    The  surgeon general of the marine hospital  service is not ready to publish the results thus far obtained under his direction in the attempt to enumerate the  known cases of leprosy in the United  States, for tbe returns are far from com ���  plete.    But sufficient material  has already been secured by the experts who  have'been investigating for-the last two  years to indicate that there are at lea.st  1000 lepers in this country, most of them  immigrants from abroad, and to warrant  startling recommendations to congress  for their segregation.    The commit1.j-.  consisting of surgeon J. H. Wmte, chairman, and passed assistant surgeons G.  T. Vaughan and M. J. Rosenau, have  been working under congressional  authority since 1899...They sent circular  letters to physicians; health officers, hospital superintendents and.others in 6u0  localities, covering the entire country,  asking for reports and information regarding leprosy patients.    Eight thousand circulars, have been sent out aai  only  2000_\ replies" .have   been  icceived.  From these 277 lepers have been located  and their names and addresses obtaiu-  - ed."   About 100 are'^known to live in N *w  Orleans^ many of < whom are well-to-do  '. persons of good families. - In New York  - seven cases have Ijeen reported. In San  Francisco 15 'cases are known, 12 are  confined in the ^pesthouse. Owing to  the fact that'three-fourths of the circulars have brought^ no replies,, especially  from suspicious districts, the authorities-estimate" thafjbnly about one-fourth,  of the cases bf leprosy have been reported. The commission will almost  certainly recommend .to congress-in its  forthcoming'preliminary report that national lazarettos be established in several parts of the country���one," -perhaps,.  at New Orleans;.'ohe in New York, and  .another in Minnesota or Montana.  OP THE RECEIPTS AND DISBURSEMENTS OF NELSON.  The  Ownership   of   Public   Utilities  Makes It Possible to Maintain  a Low Bate of Taxation.  DISCUSSING. THE TAX RATE  IT  WILL   PROBABLY   BE   FIXED  . UNpEE.r15." MILLS.  Improveme��ter��C^ J Lightly,  This Year's Rate Beitg Equal to -  One and One Quarter-Mill**;  From data obtained at the city, hall,  The Tribune is enabled to give its readers figures that go to show that the city  of Nelson is in a very good condition  financially. The current revenue, nude  up, as it is, of water and electric light  rates, license fees, and incidental receipts from police court fines and sc*\*-  enger fees, is sufficient to pay all the  costs incident to operating the water  a*nd light systems, the ordinary running  expenses of the city, and in addition  build sidewalks and make street improvements.    Extraordinary ; expensss,"  such as interest on debentures, se ver  construction, and the disbursements on"  account 'of sundry creditors (whatever  that means), will be met from real es-;-  tate taxes and the money realized fronv  the sale of debentures.  The receipts from the two great revenue-earning public utilities were $20.-  496.02, and the disbursements for construction and maintenance of the same  utilities were' $5873.02. It must be admitted that this is a good showing;  a showing that few cities in Can:. !a  can make. .      /  -The disbursements on account of  "public health" are not normal, because  of the small-pox scare; and it mi;;ht  not be out of place to say that the eity  officials should, by this time, be able  to care for such scares without incurring abnormally large expenses."  The receipts and disbursements are  given in detail -below:  RECEIPTS.  Electric light rates  $10,987.30  Water rates  '.     9,508.72  Licenses        6,202.*i0  Scavenger rates      2,663.06,  e( ,- Their;Work About Over.  * NEW YORK, July 12.���The Imperial-  Canadian conference in London is virtually at. &jV end. says the Tribune'.*  correspondent. Sir Henry Davis has  sailed for Canada and Mr. Fisher, the  minister of agriculture, will follow him  next week. Ministers Fieldiug, Blair and  Dobcll will return about August, aud  David Millsf tho minister of justice;'.in  due course. Mr. Mills has been moro sfc-i  tivc than hirs colleague.* since lie has  been in consultation wilh the colonial  office rer-ptctinsv an imperial court of  appeals, and Mr. Fisher has also  had official work. The results of tho  visit of the Canadian, ministers will be  important. Mr. Mills has clearly presented the Canadian view of tne institution, .-.f an imperial court of appeals  and'" his ��� colleagues have united in a  'chorus of satisfaction over the existing  relations between the Dominion and the  mother country. They have received  much hospitality and have fully enjoyed ��� their holiday in London after a  protracted session of work in Canada.  It is probable that an equally important  Canadian delegation will be present at  the coronation next year.  Concealing Conditions.  NEW YORK, July 12.���The London  correspondent of the Tribune says: Referring to the Salisbury government's  admission that they, had information  respecting the shooting of British  wounded at Vlakfontein so far back as  June llth, the Daily Mail, whose correspondent was the first to make the  news public, states that this is only a  small portion of the policy of concealment now carried on. It professes to  have abundant evidence that almost  the whole theater of.war is in a much  worse condition than the public is allowed to know. The state of affairs in  Cape Colony in particular is said to  be of a most serious uature, due almost  A meeting of the finance committee  of the city council was called for last  evening to discuss the matter of striking a tax rate .for the year, but owing  to the absence of mayor Fletcher and  alderman Selous nothing more than an  informal discussion of the rate resulted.  From what was dropped by the members of the committe, however, it may  be inferred that the rate this year will  not exceed 14 1-2 mills. This will only.  provide the amount necessary to meet  the interest charges and sinking funds  for the various debentures, so that any  heavy expenditures which may be undertaken by the council will have to be  =pi*ovided=for=in=-some=other^way.:^-T-his>  in the opinion of the majority of the  members of the council appears to be  preferable to making any big increase  in the tax rate.  Provision for the interest and sink-  nig fund for the debenture issue of 1897  is the first matter to receive attention.  It is in providing for this issue that the  only tax upon improvements in Nelson  comes in. Last year,the council levied  upon lands assessed at $1,247,250 and  upon improvem-nt? amounting to $4l)D,-  075 with a rate of 2 3-4 mills, which  yielded a sum suiiicient to meet interest and sinking fund requirements.  This year, while there is no very great  increase in the assessment of the land,  there is a very perceptible gain in^.the  assessed value of t'.-.�� ^improvements,  so that the same.-amount can be raised  this year with a smaller rate. To raise  the amount rc'TViircd'this year a rate of  2 1-2 mills will be sufficient, as it will  provide $4476.06, or $176.66 more than  is actually required. This would make  the rate pf taxation on improvements  in Nelson 1 1-4-Tniils upon their asseseds  value, which is" genefilly about 25 per  cent under their actual value, a rate  which caiuiot bo touched by any other  city in Canada. With respect to the  other debentures the only increase to be  provided for is with respect to the interest and sinking fund required for  the recent issue, which for the present  year calls for the raising of another  $4300. This will require the increasing  of the rate of taxation over last year by  at least :. 1-4 uiIHk upon the land) ar*-  se?sir.ent of $1,250,360, which, added to  the rate of the previous year will bring  T.he total rate levit-d upon the lands to  provide for the debenture!- of 18.18, 1.S90,  and 1901, up to 12 mills, or a total leVy  ���^���n lands for al! purposes up to 14 1-2  mills, and on improveinc its, upon 50  per cent of their assessed value, of 2 1-2  mills.  The increase in the rate upon lands  is insignificant when it is remembered  that practically uo incn-.ase was ma'le  this year in the assessed value or the  lands, the value returned this yef.V being $1,250,360, as against $1,247,250 for  the previous year. Were improvements  taxable the same as lands there wouM  be a value of S2.3;10.970 to levy against,  in which event a rate of 8 1-4 mills  would have been sufficient for present  purposes.  Real estate taxes  Miscellaneous     Police court fines   Road  tax      ,Cemetery      ' Weigh scales "....;...-.  Dog "tax ...',....-.-."... -.'.  Loan of rock crusher .  Electric^.light supplies  Sewer rates   All other sources '.  - Total      1,883.22  1,696.50  788.75  372.00  ...  "    3G1.-J0  ...  "   165.00  ...  -"15S.00  ..'.     '150.00  48.50  ... -..**;21 CO  ... *' y; 49.40'  ' "TTSJ   . ..$3,5,058.73  the record of last "year's golden wheel  race The total score, six day: Moran,  416 miles 1040 yards; Stinson 411 miles  542 yards; Champion 400 miles 45 yards;  Nelson 393 miles 655 yards. Score for  tonight: Moran, 74 miles 1172 yards;  Stinson 74 miles 1166 yards; Champion,  72 miles 428 yards; Nelson 70 miles 46  yards. .^   ;  BRIDGEPORT. Conn., July 12.���At  the Park City theater tonight Kid  Broad of New York and Billy Gardner  of Lowell, Mass., fought 15 rounds at  130 pounds. The decision was given to  Broad.  LONDON, July 12���The annual cricket  match between Eton and Harrow began at Lords today. The weather was  perfect and there was a large attendance of fashionable people At luncheon  time Eton had scored 154 runs for eight  wickets down. After lunch Eton was all  out in the first innings for 239 runs.  After the Blacks.'  KANSAS CITY, July 12.���A crowd of  2500 excited men and boys surrounded  the county jail tonight clamoring for  vengeance against three negroes who  criminally assaulted Miss Grace Davis  Wednesday night. Eight suspects, two  of whom'have been identified, are held  at the jail,and it is thought-that marshal Maxwell will not be able to protect the prisoners.  1 a. m.���The mob seems to' have abandoned its lynching plan. Five hundred  men in squads of 75 are raiding ihe  negro quarter in the north and chasing  and beating negroes and smashing windows. ������   l  TELEGRAMS IN BRIEF FORM  From Various Sources.  SEVEN MINES ARE IN LINE  AND THE REMAINDER ARE TIED  UP TIGHT AS A DRUM.  The Seven That Are'in Line WiU Pay  the Standard Wages That Long  Have Prevailed in Kootenay.  DISBURSEMENTS. "  Interest $ 7,002. 0  Sewer construction   3,629.44  Sundry .creditors (1900 acct.).. 4,312 47  Public health  4,290.29  Fire department  3,000.12  Police department.  2,556 f-3  Scavenger department  2,407.38  City office salaries    2,130.65  Donations and subscriptions... 1,668.98  Legal expenses   278 *%0  Electric light construction  420.CO  Electric light maintenance  3.05S.S9  Water-works construction  1,356.21  Water-works maintenance  1,035.76  Sewer maintenance  S2.S0  Streets    7,615.97  Sidewalks  ....'   3,631.60  Kootenay river water rights.. 453.51  Stationery=and=adver-tisihg7=p=i=lrl8lT2S=  Buildings and grounds ....  361.SO  All ether disbursements     52.10  Total  ..$50,927.35  B affalo's Great Show.  ��� BUFFALO, July 12.���The board of  directors of the Pan-American exposition has issued the following statement  to the public: The exposition exhibit  buildings, the installation of exhibits  therein, the landscape workand the  electric illumination, the most elaborate and successful ever attempted, ere  complete. There is here the fullest representation of the country of the W��.t-  ern hemisphere that has everrvbeen  brought together, and the exposition is  what it was planned to be.and what'the  government of the United States by tl.p  joint resolution of congress proclaimed  that it should be���an illustration, of 'he  marvelous progress and achievements of  all the Americas during the nineteenth  century. The exposition has already  been visited by hundreds of thousands  of people, and the predominant sentiment among these visitors was fa:. *"y  expressed by Hon. John Hay, secretary  of state, in the recent address before '.he  National Editorial Association in Buffalo, when he spoke of "the courts and  palaces of the incomparable exposition;  this grand and beautiful spectacle never  to be forgotten, a delight to the eye,  a comfort to the patriotic heart that  during the summer shall make the joyous pilgrimage to this encnanted scen.V  This great production of the allied arts,  sciences, and industries is the first distinctively ail-American exhibition and  after years of patriotic thought and  strenuous'effort on the part of the representatives of the governments of the  countries of the Western hemispherc-  tho board of directors of the exposition  feel that this announcement is due to  these governments and to the .public.  The Sporting World  BOSTON, July 12.���Breaking records  from 40 minutes to 2 hours inclusive,  Jimmy Moran won the golden wheel  six-day race at Charles' park tonight,  scoring in the two hours of riding the  hitherto uncovered distance of 74 miles  1172 yards. Every man in the race broke  " LOUISVILLE, Ky.," July ,12.���During  the night the temperature fell rapidly  from yesterday's record of 103 and. at  9 a. m. today stood at 80 with a pleasant breeze prevailing.  NEW YORK, July 12.���A national  convention of negro banks of the Unite'J  States has been called to meet at Buffalo, September 26th to 28uh. It is" proposed to organize a national association  of colored bankers.    J  BELFAST,-July 12.��� The celebration  of the Battle of the Boyne is being  marked by the customary collisions, but  no serious trouble has occurred, there  being plenty of soldiers and police to  control the factions.  . KANSAS CUT, Mo., July 12.���Leslie  Oolburn of Pawpaw, Miss., died at the  St.'Joseph hi.'Spital at S o'clock tonight,  hein^ the twenty-first victim of-the Chicago-.* Alton train wreck at Norton,  Missouri, to succumb.  BUENOS AYRES,". July 12.���Senor  Erruzier, president of Chili, who had  been in feeble health for more than a  y< ai* is dead. The late sepor Erruzier  was elected pr-si-lent of Chili June 25tL,  1896, for a term of five years, which began September ISth, 1896.  PORT AU PRINCE, Hayti, July 12.���  The steamer Prince Mauritz of the  Royal Dutch West India Mail from New  York July 3rd for Hayti and Venezuela, which stranded in the roads here  July 10th, has been floated without having sustained serious damage.  July 12.���Cebu, capital'of  the island of Bat nan,-13 still frequently  fired upon by the insurgents. General  Hughes, in command, of the Viscayas  islands, reports progress in the task of  penetrating - the island of the Samar  and scattering the insurgents.  LONDON, July 12.���A dispatch from  lord Kitchener dated Pretoria and made  public today stty.slthc_Bo_Br.S- attacked a  constabulary pos*; at Houtkop July llth,  capturing a seven-pound gun. They were  eventually driven olf. The British lo^s  was three men killed and seven  wounded.  CHICAGO, July 12.���Servant girls and  working women generally have taken  the preliminary step3 for the formation  of the union they have been wishing  for for so long. Last night the Working  Women's Union of America was organized under the direction of tho International Union Labor League.  PHILADELPHIA, July 12.���E. C  Schaffer of the University of Pennsylvania, who broke three American records at the American Athletic Union  swimming championships a(j Buffalo,  will sail for Europe August 1st, and  meet the best European amateurs in  various tournays.  SAN FRANCISCO, July 12���Already  about 2000 eastern delegates to the Epworth League convention, wliich opens  next Tuesday, have reached this city  and are now enjoying side trips to various parts of the state. It is estimated  that 5000 delegates will reach San Francisco by Sunday night and 4Q.000 more  by: the following Thursday morning.  SAN JOSE, Cal., July 12.-^The body  of Lee Wing, a Chinaman, who was murdered last March by highbinders, has  been boiled in an iron cauldron by order  of the county authorities for the purpose of obtaining sixteen bullets fired  into the man's body. These will be used  as evidence in the trial of Luke Lee,  charged with being one of the assassins.  The Heat in London.  LONDON, July 12.���The hot wave is  becoming more tropical. Londoners were  not prepared for it and they are suffering greatly. The official thermometers  at 10-o'clock this morning registered  from 85 to 87. in the shade, but the ordinary thermometers showed the mercury several degrees higher. There was  many sunstrokes, prostrations and faint-  ings in the streets, which kept the ambulance busy. The number of omnibuses running was considerably reduced in consequence of the exhaustion  of the horses, and the iron works and  shipbuilding yards were seriously  handicapped on account of the enforced  abst-nce of the workmen who were suffering from heat.  ROSSLAND, July 12.���[Special to Thsr  Tribune.]���The miners' strike here ap-"*  pears to be restricted to the properties ;  that are managed by Messrs. McDonald \  and Kirby, as all the other properties*,;  in the camp have met the demands "of  the union and  are working with  full*>"��^  crews.    These include the Velvet, Iron  Mask, I. X.  L., St. Elmo, Homestake,  Spitzee, and Big Four.   All the men at  the War Eagle quit this morning, with"  the exception of two who were working  in the shaft, and they will quit tomorrow morning at 7 o'clock.    There will  not then be a man left at work in any  of the B. A. C. properties, the War Eagle, or the Center Star.   All carpenters  employed in the mines affected by the   ��� ,V'_��j|  strike quit work today in sympathy with ^^X-^Si  the miners and the tieup is, therefore,^"' ' "  as complete as it could be.    It is top  early yet to say whether the strike will - - -vvJ  be protracted or not, but the men-ex-,    .  press their determination to- stay out *.  until   the muckers   receive the   sain***   >,'  wages  in  the Rossland  camp as they    -  receive in every other camp in Koote- ',  nay.   The Rossland board of trade has   ��  had conferences with the mine managers- ~  and   with   the  executive  committee   otyyi  the union with a view to bringing abjut'" -  a settlement of the difficulty, but so<far""  without accomplishing anything worth   /.  speaking   of.     So   far,   everything   has ,* I  passed off very quietly, and there has V":  not been the slightest disorder as a con-, 'vi:*i  sequence of the strike. . /������^i-^'  12.���[Associated'. -^7  situation   is   ahsb- s , \rj  ROSSLAND,     July  Pi ess.]���The  strike  lutely without sensational features. Cen���;  ter Star and War Eagle crews w~ent out  this morning and these properties closed  down.    The total number on strike approximately is 1200.    rne special com-1  mittee of the board of trade appointed  last night to hold a conference with tha- *  ���Miners'. Union executive committee .-met -  today in a session of three hours. -'No;  special ground is gained as yet  "There~ ���,,-. --1  will be a full meeting of the board to-  night and probably a conference with  the managers  tomorrow.    The Miners'f  Union issued a statement of the strike'  cause as follows:    "The foundation of  the trouble is the fact that nearly half-  the mine employes are paid 20 per cent,  less than for the same labor in other  -  camps, and the annoying practices in ���  troduced.    Fiist,  espionage and blacklisting,   by  which   many   of  the ablest  members were compelled  to seek employment elsewhere.   Second, revocation  of the privilege of the secretary in'be-_  ing allowed to solicit members anions*;  non-union  men   off  duty  on  company  premises.     Third,   by   connection   with  bogus employment agencies in seeking  to flood the overcrowded  market witli  cheap   foreign   labor.     Fourth,   by   the  corporation  seeking to  crush a sister  union at Northport."  -������ I'  Fishermen's Troubles.  VANCOUVER,   July   12.���[Special   tj  The~Tribune,]���SeveOaps who were put-  ashore at Bowen island yesterday morning by the union fishermen were brought  down by the steamer Defiance last ev-n-  ing. They were uninjured, but reports  today say that there are 36 more nr*ti  still on another island at present unknown to the police. There weie no  union boats sent out last night by the  fishermen, but one or two unimportant  fights took place. One Jap appears to  have been drowned in one of Wednesday's fights and the net of two wuite  men was cut up and the white men laid  out. While the patrol is going out  again tonight, most of the Japs ha*, e  been busy fishing tins afternoon. A  sensation was caused in court this morning in the hearing of the cases of the  six men by the arrest in the courtroom  of Frank Rogers and Joe Desplane, two  of the best known strikers, who are  charged with being concerned in the  marooning. Their arrest was take.i  quietly, although the courtroom >vas  crowded to suffocation all the morning. The constable's story of the search  and finding of the firearms of the strikers in the boat where the six men were  arrested was the feature of this morning's hearing. The case is still going  on this afternoon.  The six fishermen charged with molesting Japs on Wednesday night wore  this evening committed for trial in a  higher couit.       Notes.  VANCOUVER, July 12.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���Orangemen are havinff  today the biggest celebration ever held  in British Columbia. They were 2000  strong in the procession and this afternoon there are platform speeches and  sports at the park.  Two men of the supposed names of  Carroll and Kent blew out the gas m  their room at the Delmonico last night  and were nearly dead when found this  morning.   Carroll is expected to die.  Poor Crops  OMAHA, Neb., July 12.���Telegraphic  reports from \arious portions of Nebraska indicate that the hopes of a big  corn crop have been blighted and spring  wheat and range grass districts are materially damaged. Oats wiU ho also a  complete failure. THE  TRIBUNE: NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY, JULY 13, 1901
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The Rossland Miner has quit douole-
leading  its   heavy   editorials  and   now
prints them in double-column measure.
Tho   double-leading   did   not   improve
their quality,  and  the new style oniy
adds to their quantity.    The  Miner  is
attempting to prove that the men working in the mines at Rossland are fitting   higher   wages   than   are   paid   iu
other mining camps, and it is making
" an egregious ass of itself.    As a matter of fact, the wages paid in Rossland
are lower than are paid in any of toe
camps   adjacent   to   Rossland,   and   as
low as are paid in any quartz camp in
tho United States west of the Mississippi
liver.    In every camp in Kootenay and
- Yale, except Rossland, there is a standard % wage  for  men working in  mines.
The wages aro as follows for a day of
1 "eight hoursr- Machinuinen   ?3.50,  liam-
morsmen   $3.25,   crimen   and   shovele*s
?3.    In shafts and wet ground, 50 cents
a day extra is paid.   In Rossland, muiti
of the minig is done by contract, two
of the mine managers refusing to hi*-***
men hy the  day;   but where men are
paid.by the day, the following is thn
scale:    Machinemen $3.C0, carmen and
shovelers S2.50.    All the work is done
by machines, so there are no hammem-
men employed.   This shows conclusively
ihat the mine-; at Rossland aro paying
carmen and shovelers the same rate of
wages as prevail in Colorado, Utah, and
California,   three  states   in   which   th-*-
cost of living is much less than in Rossland  or, pny  camp  in  Kootenay.    But
when' comparisons  are  made with the
wages   paid   carmen   and   shovelers   in
-Montana,   Idaho,  Oregon,' Nevada,  and
"Arizona, it will he found that the Rossland  rate  is  less  by  50  cents  to   me
/lollar a day than the rates prevailing
in these great quartz mining countri*'*!.
Surely    the    much-advertised    mining
camp  of  Rossland,   with   all - its  great
mineral   wealth   of   cold   and   copper,
should be able to pay the same rate of
wages as prevail in less-favored British
Columbia camps, camps like Nelson and
-Sandon-and—Ainsworth-and—Kaslo-and-
Ymir and Landreau and Moyie and Kimberley and Phoenix and Greenwood and
Camp   McKinney.    But   the   Rossland
Miner says NO!   in a page of double-
column   editorial  hoswash,   and  would
make it appear that this is a poor, and
a cheap country, and that Rossland is
the   poorest  and   the  cheapest   mining
camp in all the country.
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" Canadians arc awakening to the evils
" of this class of cheap laborers and ate
" considering the enactment of an ox-
" elusion law. They know that the cx-
." elusion act is based upon the treaties
'" to which the Chinese .government has
'• given its consent. They know that if
'" there were no desire on the part of
"the Chinese to enter this couniry
" there would be no need for the oppo-
" sition to the 'exclusion act." The Argonaut appeals/to" the people-of California to awaken to the danger with
which they are threatened, and to organize 'to defeat the attempt of '.he
Eastern -commercial and sentimental
classes to open the door for the incoming of hordes >of Chinese laborers.
Twenty-odd years ago the elector?
of the state of California had a chance
to cast a secret ballot on the question
of Chinese exclusion. The vote was almost unanimous for exclusion. If The
Tribune is not mistaken, only -100 votes
were cast in favor of allowing the Chinese to come into the state at will. One
of the results of that declaration at the
ballot-hox was the passage hy congress
of a law that excluded Chinese for a
term of 20 years. That term is about
to expire, and an. organized effort is
being made in the Bast to defeat the
re-enactment of the .law. The Argonaut of San Francisco, which cannot
be classed as other than a high-clas.*,
independent journal,. strongly favors
the re-enactment of the exclusion law.
It says, in-reply to the contention" cf
.the New York'' Journal of Commerce
that there never will bo any.-danger of
.1 serious influx of Chinese to thb.tJhitid
States, that-only a few shiploads of.
them came after the first importation;
,cf coolie labor to build the-Central and
Canadian Pacific railroads:'    "The *eo-
■ " pie of the Pacific Coast 'know; that the
'•'few shiploads' brought thousands of
" Chinese to these shores, and that they •
"were coming in increasing -numbers'
"When the exclusion act.attempted.,to
" shut them out. They know,, that after?
"20 years the Asiatic laborers,? are"; still
" endeavoring,to defeat the puj'p'oSes'of"
• " the-*exclusion- act, and that jth/ej*;!••.■.'''"!;.
, V being,*a5Suggied in'-by'-v&iy of Canada,
" Mexico an'a'Ciiba:>:Tiie>Kh6\r tfiat^the
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The rate of. taxation for this year
has not yet been fixed by the city coimi-
cil. According to, figures compiled by
the city clerk, a levy of It 1-2 mills will
be required to meet the interest and
sinking fund charges on the debentures
issued. This, is a slight increase over
last year, but six months' interest and
sinking fund charges, for a half year
have to be provided for on the $100,000
of  debentures  recently  sold,   which   i-*
-the cau<*e of the increase.   This council
should follow its predecessors and keep
-the-rate-of-taxation- low The-real-es—
tatc in the city is mortgaged to pay
the interest and the principal of money
borrowed to construct public utilities,
and no additional burden, should'.! lie-
placed on it. Nelson has,- so far, managed to keep out of the rut into which
nearly every other town runs, and by
doing so is making a showing that War
people need not be ashamed of. It should
bo stated in this connection, that7 the
rate of. 14 1-2'mills, will not he on both-,
the real estate and the improvement.*.
The only rate that can bo levied on improvements is one to meet the interest
and sinking fund charges on $50,000 of
debentures issued in 1S97, and the rate
is only on one-half the value of the
improvements.
There is one thing that can be said
to the credit of the men who have served
the city of Nelson as members of the
council. They have never attempted to
make workmen or. merchants who sold
the city supplies get down to the wa; -s
or prices that prevail in the east. Work-
men have always been paid western
Iwages and merchants have always received western prices for supplies.
INDIVIDUAL   OPINION.
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PIJBUC'SHOULD BE PROTECTED
" .NELSON,' July .i2.'^-'.To..;the' Editor ofi
The Tribune:  I see by your issue of the
'Sthrinstaht'that the-musicians of this:
town propose to form-aprotectivo union,
but I'thiiik. that it is. the general public-
who are in need of protection. Ifc is time,
certainly  that something  was  done to
ensure better music being discoursed on
our- streets,, for at- present it must strike
a   "foreigner"   as   painfully  discordant.
1 iilo not Wish to' discourage budding talent,-but would suggest that the proposed
examination of local musicians be held
by -.disinterested, judges; who. would not-]
fear giving offence by their decisions,
and who should, themselves, have a
good idea of what band music really is.
In a recent encounter on one of our
streets with a local band I was struck
by the elementary nature of their performance. As long, as only, the drums
were played the e'lToct was noisy and
harmless, but once the other performers commenced one was led to wis,h the
drums had remained unaccompanied;
for the air was rent by discordant
sounds from various instruments, none
ot which were in tune, and yet the performers seemed quite satisfied and hap-
pliy unconscious of anything wrong.
To a sensitive ear such "music" is torture, and should be either discontinued
or improved.-I fear that were tho bulk
of our street musicians subjected to any
complete examination there would bo
very few left to form a union. At any
rate the proposed examination should
be held irrespective of any "admitted
musical attainments."
M. L. CUMMINS.
THE MINER'S HUMOR.
NELSON, July 12.— To the Editor of
The Tribune: What a blessing is the gift
of humor, and how gratified the Miner's
readers should feel, at its excruciatingly funny articles. The perigrinating pen
pusher of that journal fairly surpassed
Himself today, in the course of his police
court notes. Tho objections of a lady
to confine her " feathered pets" at the
demand of the neighborhood, when adjoining her house are several acres of
uncultivated land, seem unintelligible
to this humorist. If a valuable dog, or
say, an insignificant child had goiu.'
up the "flume" by eating poison, would
he then regard it au opportunity for
mirth? It is possible some of the Miner's
readers have not yet acquired that very
subtle gift of humor owned by the scribe
and also by the poisoner. However, the
latter may yet find it a mixed blessing.
    A.  BOOTH.
A HOME  FOR WORKING GIRLS.
AINSWORTH, July 11.—To the Editor
of The Tribune. Why do not some of our
very rich men provide and endow a
Home for Working Girls? I have long
had such a scheme, but lack the money
to carry it out. My scheme is to build a
home, where girls whe'n sick, or out of
work, or destitute, or too old to work,
could go and be cared for. I think it
would be so nice for girls that have no
home and no friends to have such a
place to go to. It is very hard that they
have not, and for that reason we have
so many bad girls in the world. Nobody
seems to take auy interest in them.
Some people have an idea that a working girl is nobody. They look at her as
if she was a stone or a dog, aud so many
girls turn to bad just for that reason.
They think that nobody cares for them.
People should treat thoir servants as
they should like to be treated themselves, then they will get true, faithful
servants. I h'avo kown servants that
Lked their mistresses so well that they
would lay down their lives for them.
And lots more would do the same
if they were treated well.
MRS. WILLIAM DUNN.
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Largo stock of hlg-h-class Iraportod poods.   A
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hPeclalfcy   of   the   square
-ihonldar—the   late-l
Minnows, silver and gold and Phantoms
Silk  Lines
Landing Nets'?
Anda'plendid line of all Ashing, requisites.
Carpets
We have just received a Consignment of
OUR PRICES ARE RIGHT.
J, G.
BUNYAN   &   CO.
West Baker Street, Nelson.
CANADA DRUG & BOOK GO.
IC.-W.-C. Block.       Corner Ward and Baker Sto
MANHATTAN SALOON
Domestic
and
Imported
WHISKIES
'   WINES
STOUTS
CIGARS
Domestic
and
Imported
NOTICE  OF  ASSIGNMENT.
NolH'oinlwcny glvflii that GoorRp. M Frorik.
cf the Cil.y of Nelson, in ihe province of B il.ish
Colnnibiii, mereliHii*-, onnjiiiK on busii.ors on
Baknr street in the --aid <!ity of Nel-'.iv; l.a-f by
df-cd bcaiiiiK -ate 111 h d<y of July. 11)01. assigned
all his ro .1 unci per.-«*nal pr i| erty except a- thu c-
in nipnt'oncd lo A. P. Hay 1 f llm ' ity < f XclM>n,
in the provincu of 15ri ish Columbia accmntanr,
in trust for the nurcose of paying at A s iti-fying
ratoabl nnd proportionately and wi hout'*n oVr-
onco or priority, ihe cn.d:tois of iho said George
M.'Kronk. ' ■.-■'•
. • 'iho 8 id deed was execniod by the said George
IT. Frank and ih- svid •.. 1*. Hay on the llth <?uy
of July, 1SKII, mid thesaid A. I'. Hay Iihs undertaken lhe trus: created by tho said detd.
■ All pcso-'S hivirg claims against the said
George M. Fronk are reqniied to forwaid to Ruitl
A. P. Il-.y.. Xe si.p, H. ('., parlicul.irs of tlicir
claims, du'y veiillul, on or beforo the lath-day
of "Augusr, 1 0*. -
All pir.-ons indebted to the paid Goorgo JI.
Fronk arc required to pay the amount due by
them to Iho 'said trn-tee forthwith.
And notieo in he-eby given that a'ter the said
15th day of August, 1-* 1, tho trustee will proceed:
tod'Htri utc the ns=ots of the e-tato among the
par ios enli led the*-ot". having regard only to
the claims of which tho said trustee shall then
have ha<i no ico.
An-i further take t-otico that a meeting of the
creditors will he he] I at the ollieo- of the undersigned on theSnth day of July, I'Ol. at ID o'clock
a.m., for the giving of dir ctions with reference
to.the disposal of the estfte.
•;'••■-■   •■,_■.>;-      *GAtLIHRIt& AVII.SOX,
. Solio torB for Trustee,
• *> Tfti-w. C. Block, Bakor Street. Nilson. B. C
.;I?otfidthu llth day of Juy, 190L
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Calgary.
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GOSNELL
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PUBLIC AUGTIO
OF VALUABLE REA.L PR0PEHTY,
PLA.NT, STEAM TUG, BAf^GE, MATERIAL AND FIXTURES.
TREMONT HOUSE
JOSEPHINE   STREET.  NEAR   BARER.
R. REISTERER & CO.
.    BKBWERS AND BOTTUEIUI OF
FINE LAGER BEER, ALE
AND PORTER
Prompt and regular
"tnllworr •hi tihotmu*!'.
Browery at Wnluon
321 TO 331 BAKKR STREET, NELSON
AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN
..PLANS
FREE   HOT   LUNCH
FROM 12 to 2 O'CLOCK
AT  THE
ATHABASCA  TODAY.
Everybody   Welcome
MEALS 25 GENTS
Rooms Lighted by Electricity and Heated by St-am 25 Cents to $1
QUEEN'S HOTEL
...        . BAKER STRHKT. NELSOK.
Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.
Large  oomfortablo   bedrooniB and   Drstujlass
dlnlniz-rooin: Sample roomo for commercial men.
RATES $2 PER DAY
W|rs, E. C. ClarKe, Prop.
t.AVK Or THK ROTAT. HOTBL. OALOARir
REWARD.
N|adden House -^teSiSlN-taSSf
The onlj hotel in Nelson that has remained
ander one management alnoe 1890.
The bed rooms are well tarnished and lighted
by electricity. ■
The bar is always stocked by the best dom b-
Mo and Imported liquors and olgara.
THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.
The undersigned have received in-
iti'uetions from the Ontario Po'tIpi*
^S'ol•l^s (o offer foi* sale by public auction ,
in the stable building on Hall street,
bewLcen Baker and Vernon street.1*., iwA
known as the Reynolds stables, ir the
City of Nelson on
TUESDAY, JULY 30th, 1901
At 1 O'clock P. M., Sharp.'
the following desirable  improved  real
estate, steamboat and barge, riant, etc.,
Site, comprising 125 acres of land,
opposite Five- mile Point, with about
500 vards of water front, and good
wl arf,12 by 2*1 feet, with 103 feet of
tramway.
Six hundred "feet of pipe line, with
water right to 21 miner's inches of
water.
Buildings, eight in number, connected' by private telephone lino with the
City of Nelson, and described as follows: One building 16 x 40 feet, 1 building 1Gx40 feet. 1 building 20x20 feet.
.1 building 24 x 60 feet, 1 building 20 x 30
-teet—l-workshop-20-x-20-feet— dwelling-
house 14 x 21 feet.
Steamboat "Red. Star" and scow.
One 12-horse power .boiler and engine, on wheels.; ,
One upright boiler with engine and
'fittings. ■.•■■■
About 100 cases of gutta percha fuse,
125,000 detonators, etc.
About 90 iron drums, used as oil
tanks, culverts and sewage purposes.
Two Pairbanlc scales, of one ton ca-s
pacity. also tools, household utensils,
and other articles too numerous to mention, a list of which may bo seen at the
works, at the Nelson oflice of the company or at the oflice of the auctioneers.
Office furnishings consisting of one
roll top desk, one J. & J. Taylor safe,
ten foot length standli.g desk, letter
prrsses with sronrl, office counter with
twelve drawers, stools, chairs, etc. .
Intending purchasers may inspect any
of the above articles by consulting with .
FT. Maepherson, Nelson agent, at his office in the Madden Block. Ward stroet,
Nelson, or with the auctioneers, or at
the works at Five-mile Point.
TERMS.—Cash on purchases of $100
or under, on purchases over'$100 terms
will ba announced at time 'of'sale-with
other conditions.
For further particulars apply to the
undersigned auctioneers, or to *
H. MACPHERSON, Madden Block,
Agent Ontario Powder Works. Nelson.
:■ The und<*rMgned will offer'as a reward for lhe
recovery of the body of Ijeslie Wilson, tho 12-
year-old boy .drowned, off the: tug Halys on
Sunday, Juno 2nd, the sum of twenty-flve dollars.
  DAVB.CI-ARKK.
Pilot Bay, Juno 13th, 1901,
SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL
3. ____. MoMANUS, Manager
GHAS.A.WATEPAN&GO
AUCTIONEERS.
ROOMS 14 and 15.      K. W. C. BLOCK, Nolson
Bar stooked with best brands of wines, liquors,
and Cigars.  Boer on draught.   Large oomfort-
J thle room*.   VtratoltuM table tot d.
SALE OF REYNOLDS' STABLE.
At the close of tho sale of the realty
and effects of the Ontario Powder Works
the undersigned will also offer for sale
the Reynolds stables. This building is
on leased ground, with" a three year's
lease yet to run, at a rental of ?10 per
month ground lease. Terms cash.
CHAS. A. WATERMAN & CO.,
Auctioneers, Nelson, B. C
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.'"Ciil TIIE TRIBUNE: NELSON, B. 0., SATURDAY, JULY 13, 1901  BANK OF' MONTREAL  CAPITAL, all paid np....$12,000,000.00  REST    7.000.000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. Georgo A. Drummond Vioo-Pro6ldent  E. S. Cloi'ston General Manager  NKLSON BRANCH  Corner Bakor and Kootonay Stroots.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Brunches In London (England) New York?  i, Chicago, aud all tho principal cities ln Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  Transfers.  Grant Commorcial and Travelers' Credits,  available iu any wirt of the world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made. Eto.  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  WITH WHICH IS AMALGAMATED  THE  BANK  OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTGY  Paid-t-p Capital,  Reserve Fund,  -      -      $8 000.000  -      -   $2,000,000  AGCREGATE RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000.  Hon. Geo. A. Cox,  President.  Robt. Kllgour,         Vice-President.  London Office, GO Lombard Street. E. O.  New York   Ofllce, 16   Exchange   Place.  and 6$ Branches in Canada aud tho  United Suites.  Savings Bank Branch  GURKKNT RATK OV INTEREST PAID.  THE SAFETY OF NUMBERS  I  fi  ll  A Serious Comedy of the Plains.  Mrs. Dennison had bc-jrim life by  choosing tho'wrong man. In the resulting misery, the "fact of having plenty of  company gave her no consolation. Sho  had had many suitors, both because  she was the only girl within a radius  of a half hundred miles, and because  she was a. very nice aud pretty one.  But only Leslie a'rid Dennisori had ever  stood a chance, and Dennison had woii  out���no one'could quite tell why,,Maggie herself least of all, probably. Leslie  would have been the better match, viewed financially,- and looks were in his  favor decidedly.  But Maggie chose Dennison with the  usual wisdom of her kind; and having  no particular religious preferences one  way or another, went with'him.to the  nearest adobe town arid had herself  married by a padre, as being-the easiest  and quickest way out of it: And.thereof le*.* for three years Dennison had  treated her abominably. He made nothing whatever ' of ;beatiii2T her;" he''overworked hei-;- he drank. His conduct  was the scandal of the."'surroundin-*;  country. Knowing Maggie's progenitors and her own disposition, the wonder to every one was that she did not  shoot Dennison and have dono.with'.it.  Since nothing of the kind happened,  the only possible conclusion was that  she loved him. Which she did. If he  had neglected her she might perhaps  have, had-recourse to a six-shooter; but  it js at least having- some notice taken  of you to be knocked down, ami Maggie frequently was.  -."The treatment told on her good looks  after a while, the more especially as  they were of the sort that are of youth  alone, The pains and hard usage age  ii woman early. So when Maggie was  24 she looked 10 years older than that.  Then Dennison left her. He found  sogjebody he liked better, one day when  ho went over to the railroad town 25  miles away, and took her away with  .hint. Maggie had no notion where ho  had gone, else she would probably have  followed him. Instead, she .stayed on  the ranch and hoped and pined. -3he  carried on the ranch alone." it" beinu,  one of those: plain .ranches having iio  especial 'boundaries,..no-'especial flails  or crops, and only a scrawny raiich cow  or two and a few chickens, There were  "it couple of hundred head of .stock, cattle  that roamed the country and were, lo  all intents, wild, and some broncos of  much tlio same sort. Those required 'io  care, so Maggie spent, most of hor .days  sitting oh the sill of the back door, of  the adobe and staring off toward-'the.  mountains and thinking about Denison.  The Mexican'Woman who'lived w.m  her squatted on. the ground-in- the  shade in summer, in the sun in winter���  ���.with a black tapalo over her head, smoking cigarettes until the soil in her neighborhood was strewed with straw papsr  stumps. She had 14 children. Maggio'  had rione. There had been a ba'jv,  but it had died. A white-washed boar.!  fence upon the top of a knoll that .was  "to~15c~seen-from^tlfe^baclr^door-marK-*rd7  where the grave had ^cen before th *  coyotes had torn it up. Besides the wo-  jniiii and the 14 children there were two  "greaser" vaqueros, who.se duties were  not burdensome, who ate jerked beel  and frijoles, anil helped Maggie wait for  Dennison to come back.  But though she sat day after day witli  her fading eyes looking toward the  mountains-beyond which was the rail  way and from which came the road, r.<>  Dennison appeared. Other people cairn*  by at long intervals. Twice Leslie had  ridden up. There had been a year'**  space between the visits. And at. tin:  second one Maggie had seemed no nearer consolation or common sense tha-.i  at tlie first. Then he had let 18 months  elapse.  When ho came down the road thi-  time he saw Maggie, from afar off, sitting on the doorsill with her chin in  her hands, the Mexican woman hugging  a narrow strip of shade, for it was near  noon, and some chickens and children  variously disposed. He dismounted with  a clanking of spurs and led his bronco  to the water troug-h.  Maggie rose without haste and went  over to him. She might have seen him  minutes before from any sign of surprise or pleasure she made. Hers was  the apathy of the woman of the frontier rnnc'ho. to whom life is as her outlook upon the world���dead, fruitless,  and dry. She took him into the house  when the pony was turned over to the';  vaquero. Had he heard news of Denni-:  son, she wanted to know. Leslie looked  serious���so serious' that she leaned forward with her yellow hands claspel  hard. What was it, she asked. Denniso-.i  was ��� dead. It was that he had como  to tell her. He had just returned from  the .other side of the Colorado, and had  '.had news of lier husband there, quite  by i chance.  V, "Tell me," said Maggie, "tell me ths  .whole thing. I want to know."  ���. Leslie told her, tipping back in hi:;  chair with his hands clasped behind  his line head, and his buckskinned lege  crossed with a swing.  "Well," he started, "it was this way,  you see. He lit ont with a woman���;i  bad egg from over Central way." (Central City was the railway town.) "Thoy  went into California, and they set to.  keeping a rest'rant at Meyer's mine. lie  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Interest allowed on deposits.   Present rate  threo percent.  GRANGE V. HOLT,  Manager Nelson Brunch.  got tired  of  her  by and   by,  and  ho  vamoosed   the   rancho   there,   too,   and  wont down near Los Angeles.   He ;-_oi  into a scrap there���and the other fellow,  was a better shot, 1 guess.   That's all."  "Who told you?" asked Maggie.  "Two fellows that was-on the coroner's jury," he answered her.  "What did he fight for?"  "Woman,"  he told  her curtly.    "She  was the other man's'wife."  Maggie's face was so near.the color of  the alkali sand outside that it could not  turn pale. And the only expression of  which her eyes had ever been capable  was a dull hopelessness. So there would  have been no guessing how the news  affected her except that her fing'jrs  strained until the joints of them were  livid. "Where's he planted?"', she  asked."  He told her the name of the town.  "If you'll marry me'now, I'll take you  to see his grave."    .  Maggie began to cry then. Even when  Dennison had departed she had riot shed  a tear. So it was all the worse now.  Tears held back for four years frcm.  eyes, heat-dried,i come painfully.  Leslie- thought; for a while that :he  was going to die. -And that would be'  his fault. It occurred to. him that l*e  had perhaps been abrupt. He had.never  seen a woman cry, because women had  net entered much into his scheme of  things. For a while he sat and,shifted  on his chair and watched, very unhappy indeed. Then, he got up aiul  went to her and put his hand on her  shoulder tentatively. She pushed it off  ���and he felt that he had been'unwise  again. So he walked to the door and  stood there, his feet wide apart, considering the glaring Hat "and looking  back at Maggie, oyer his shoulder, now  and then.  She cried for a" good half hour,"-ind  the whole experience frightened Les-  lio-so much that it Avas not until nearly  sunset that he dared get up to the subject again. He meant to go at it tactfully, this time, but it came at the end  ;of a long, strained pause. "Say, what  about our getting joined in wedlock and  all. that, anyway?" He had 'held his  breath for fear she would cry again.  But she took it quietly this time. "I  ain't sure he's dead," she answered. ;  "I am," sai'dljeslie.'. *'But I'll go fetch'-  the fellows that told me about it, and  you can find out for yourself."; He'weut  out and saddled his bronco, and departed  by the way he had come. "I'll be back,'  he paid.  He had.no idsa where the fellows wore  to be found, They had been prospectors,  and might- be anywhere in Arizona  New Mexico, Colorado or California; by  now, But though- his-phrasing might  have been less polished, his sentiments  were identical with.; those of Calonne���  if it were-but impossible, it should be  done. It took him four months to dc  it. But at the end of that time he rode  up to the adobe again.". There were  two men. with him, and they went ihtc  details th*it" caused Maggie to be convinced. ..-.-���     ���_���-.���..  "All  right,"  she said  to Leslie  tliat!'  night, "I'll marry you."   It was not enthusiastic, but Leslie.made .allowances,  and took what he could get.  So, the next morning, the ranch was  left in charge of the two vaqueros, the  Mexjeanywoman, the 14 childreu_and.fi:n__  IMPEBIAL BANK  0_ET    O^ICT-A-ID-A.  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital  Rest  $2,500,000  $1,850,000  H. S. HOWLAND Prosident.  D. R. WILKIE General Manager.  E. HAY Inspector.  SAVINCS   BANK   DEPARTMENT.  THE   CURRENT   KATE   OF   INTEREST   ALLOWED.  niongrenogs. And Maggie and Leslie  rode off, side by side,-with, the two men  bringing, up the rear. The same pad re  who had made her Mrs. Dennison made  her Mrs. Leslie now, and gave her his  blessing. She took it stoically.. Ther:  she and her husband took the 'train: foi  California to see Dennison's grave;  The head-board to it had the iui*-  name in black letters,on a plain board-,  ground. Maggie did not like that, so  Leslie paid for a new one���-white, painted with the Christian names as well.  When it was duly put up, they went on  their way. The way was toward the  Mojave. Leslie had mining interests  up thero, and being in the gener.il  neighborhood, he took the opportunity  of looking them up.-  At Mojave they left the train, hired  a wagon, and proceeded toward the interior. All day they drove along a  road that wound between soft-rolling  hills, pale-brown, shrub-flecked. Tht'  sun scorched. Near the railway there  were small cultivated bits, where greo.a  things grew. But they stopped after a  while. By the afternoon it was desolation. - .    '  "Where'll we put up tonight?" Maggie  asked���the first time there-Had been a  word in two hours or more.  .There was a house ahead, he, told  her. He had inquired as to'that. -It was-  35'' minutes from the railway���more or  less���and it belonged to one Dennis, it  seemed.  They came to it in due time, but Dennis himself was not around������ just, the.i.  His Avife explained that he had gone to  drive in a: heifer and her calf. She  took charge of them herself, in the  meanwhile. " Slie was a pretty little  thing, tragically-youiig, considering the  hardships and the loneliness; of her life.'  Her eyes were innocent and big, and  her cquntenance was of-a sweetly insipid cast, with a skin sti.ll.of peaches  and cream. She' ,wtas glad to see Mag--  gie. Probably she would -have bee.,  glad to see anyone, for the sake of human speech. However that was," .u;  gave Maggie attentions of a kind she  had never thought of.  And Maggie was feminine at heart,  though she had had little enough chance  to realize it. The gentle coddling of  the little thing melted her. Within  half an hour sho had learned to "like  her���perhaps- even more than that���to  Nelson Branch"-Burns Block, 221 Baker  Street.  J. M. LAY, Manager.  have some affection for her.   They were  hand in hand, on the'edge of a bunk,  talking, when Dennis came in.   Dennis  was merely Dennison with a last byl-  lable the less and a beard the more.. .  Maggie knew him at once.    And lie  knew her.   His jaw fell.  "This is my husband," said the girl.  The tone of adoration and possession  made Maggie sick���but only for a short  instant.   She. stood up and put out her  hand.   Dennis hesitated; then he came  forward and -took it.    His terror whs  making him quake.v  "Pleased to meet. you���Mr. Dennis,"  said Maggie, with stress on the name,  and looking him straight in. the eyes.  His own fell:'; ."Sure!" he agreed, lamentably. He tried to smile. "I got.  to go to the corral," he said. ...  "Leslie was there. Maggie thought of  that, and of what might possibly follow. "My husband's out there���Mr. Leslie's out there; you'll- find him," *slie  called. It was a warning-���with intent  to save bloodshed.- He might take it  or not, as he choose.  He took it. Instead of to the corral,  he went: to his room and locked himself in;;.and examined his revolver/  against an emergency.  But -Maggie went out to the stable.  She found her husband rubbing down  the stock. "Say," she said, standing  beside him with her hands on her hips,  "say���lie ain't Dennis at all. He's Dennison.   He's my husband."  It was Leslie's turn to have his jaw  drop., "Did you know it?" she >������-  manded.  He faced \\c_. "I did not, Mag. I  wouldn't have played you any s.ii-Jli  dirty trick."  "All right," she said. She knew the  truth when she heard; it. "It's done  and there: ain't any sense making the  girl pay for it. Let on he's Dennis as  long as we're here."  -'���' Leslie nodded and went on with the  rubbing down.  Maggie returned to-the house. Mis.  Dennis was getting supper in that one  of the three rooms, of the shack, which  served.-; for kitchen and' dining room.  Maggie ascertained that, then went  around to the window of the room  where Dennis was, and tapped on it.  He appeared at it, ready -to jump back.  She motioned to him to, open it. He.  did- so. "Put up that gun," she advised. "Nobody's going' to. hurt you."  He put it up, within easy arm's reach.  "Now you listen," she said. ."I thought  you was dead. Two fellows told Las-  lie and me that you was. I waited for  you to come back for four years, and  you didn't come or send word. They  said as how you got into a shooting  scrape down south and was killed. So  I married Leslie and he took me to see  your grave.' We had a new board p.ic  on it. too." She leaned her arm on the  windowsill and spoke at leisure. "Now,"'  she said, "you see here. I got married  on the straight. There can't anybody  ���bother me nor him. But it ain't chat  way with you. You didn't. You'll be  in all kinds of a mess if I want to talk.  But I won't."  "But I won't," she repeated, "so long  as you treat that little thing on the  square. She's a lot too good for .ou.  but she don't know it, poor little fool.  Yoii might have had the decency to take  an^oIdeii.one.^any^vay.^^Shjfeashe^cares^  9\  9\  9)  9}  to  to  Established in Nelson 1890.  We are preeminently a watch house and particularly want your mail order business in watches, but please understand that while we give particular attention  to mail orders for watches, that is but "One" department of our business. We  do not confine ourselves exclusively to mail orders for watches, but fill orders  for anything needed by customere. Our lines in diamonds, fine jewelry and  novelties, like our watch lines, are standard in quality and unsurpassed in style  and selling qualities. And, too, prices are in yourjfavor���as much so as high  quality will permit. There shall be a mutual helpfullness in prices here. Quality  shall not be lowered to make prices "cheap." There shall be absolute satisfaction on your part, or we, will not try to win your trade. We would like to have  you put us to the test in this matter.  ^0.*,^.,- 0..*.* ~ ^ *.*....0.0.r ^ ^. ���^���^���^���p.^.^.^.^.^  /J\ Established in Nelson 1890. I I All watch repairing guaranteed,     (f\  ���'���I ��� " as we employ none but the best     jrk\  workmen. ."  to  9\  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  m  to-  Mail orders receive our prompt     /l\  and careful attention. Our prices     gLi  are always right. 'f'  J*\  ���^***-(i*  OUR WATCHMAKING AND JEWELRY DEPARTMENT HAS NO EQUAL IN B.C.  JACOB  DOVER,  THE JEWELER  to  to  'to  to-  to. I  %l  S'-^^^v'^^^^^^.'^.^^'S^^r.'^.^-^-'N ���?:?9��?v5'- 00* 00>'0& *7&-^0>- 72*0&*T& *0&' 0.1.0&. ^ fj^ ^-'  C. P. R. WATCH INSPECTOR.  NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  about you." Her voice caught, but. ������at.  went on: "And you ain't going to break  her heart if I can stop it. I'm on to-  you, and Leslie is. too. And we mean  to keep on to you. . We'll know what  you are doing, and you won't get away  from us again.* We'll be on your trail  from now till your last round-up. So,  if-you want to  keep  out of jail,  you  :make things easy for; her���a darn sight  easier than1, irou did' for me. Sabe?"  She withdrew-her arm from the.sill.  "That's all���but' don't you forget any  of it," slie counseled, and walked away.  The evening was not a pleasant one  for any but Mrs. Dennis. It was lot  Maggie's fault; however.. :Sh,e helped  get the suppeiyand made as. much conversation as she coiifd. She smiled on  the justand the unjust.alike. She heard  without the auiver of a lash the .detailed story of Dennis' courting from Ins.  wife. Dennis heard it, too, and did aot  enjoy it much more.    She helped with  ���the breakfast the next morning,, too,  and then, just before the wagon was  ready,' she had speech with Den.lis  again.     Leslie was with her this time.  , He lent a moral support, which very little would have sufficed to make physical.- :  '������������-"Don't you forget .what.I told yo.i,"  she advised, dispassionately. "Your  wife-7-she's got my address���and she's  promised to let me know if ever she's  in;trouble of any kind. So you'd better, .not be the one ...to. get ..hei' into. it.  And, as; for you���-he," she jerked her ;  thumb at Leslie oyer her shoulder,  "he'll keep a- well-peeled eye on you 'for  the,rest of your natural life. And we'll  make it interesting for you if you don't  talk Spanish. -7Sabe?"..  Dennis was moved to gratitude;" "His  voice, shook- whe'n he thanked her, and  so'did;'his hand-when "he held it out.  She'looked at it, and her lips curled,  very near, haughty. ��� Then she lift, id  her eye's with one withering glance, and  turned on her-heel.    -���... ;". '  '���''   They drove off toward tlie' sunrise 1*3-  :tween the eternal, rollins hills. Presently Leslie turned to her. .'."Do you care  about that bad egg still?" he asked.  Slie .idid; not reply. His face was not  as-red. as. it was usually.   "Do you?" he  "asked again:. She shut her lips and  looked hard at the white road ahead.���  Gwendolen Overton in San Francisco  Argonaut.  THE  Mansfield Manufacturing Go.  INELSON,  B. C.  Builders ,sEa.--  Contractors  Having taken over the business of the West Kootenay Brlek &  Lime Company, Limited, of Nelson, I beg to ask for a continuance  of the. patronage*1 which you have heretofore extended them. My  aim will be at all times to supply you with our products at lowest  possible prices. . Being in a position to manufacture goods ln larger  quantities than before, we shall be able to supply the trade at a  lower figure.  It is our intention to install machinery to manufacture our  marb'e products, and next season we shall be in a position to supply  these produets at reasonable rates.  We shall also Keep on hand a stock of Fire Brick, Fire Clay,  Tiles arid Cement.  Our Bricks and Lime Rock have taken the First Prizes at the  Spokane Industrial Exposition in 1899 and also this year. We also  secured prizes last year and this year for Ornamental and Building  Stone.  We are prepared to offer special rates to Contractors and  Builders.  ERNEST MANSFIELD,  tor The Mansfield Manufacturing' Company.  Successors ts  Tie West Kootenay Brick tt Lime Co., Ltd  R.B. REILEY  (SUCCESSOR TO H. D. ASHCROFT):  BLACKSMITHS   AND   WOOD  WORK^o  EXPERT HORSESHOEING.  Special attention given b XII kinds of repairing  and custom work from ovislde points. Heavy  boltw made to order on shot< notioe  NOTICE.  Cancellation  ok   Reservation, ITootenav  DtsTiticr.  ���VTOTICK i ��� hereby given that the reservation  i" placed on that, partioulnr pircel of land,  wliich may bo described aacuiiniK-' u-ng ��t tin  northeast corner of Township (8a) i- ight A,  Kootenay District, which Is. also the northeast  corner of Bl'-ck 12, Knmtud to the Nelson and  Fort Sheppard Railway Company hy Crown  grant dated 8th March, 1895; the .im due oast 1��5  miles; thence due south to the International  Round ary ; thei ce due west along said boundary  16 mile ���; theoco north to the p'ace of commencement, notice whereof was published in tho  British Columbia Gazette, and dated 7th May,  1896, is heroby rescinded.  .W. S. GORK'  Deputy Commissioner of Landfc & Works.  Lands and Works Department.. ���  Victoria, It. C. 23rd May, 1901.  TBADES   UNIONS.  NELSON    SOCIALISTIC    KDUCA1IO.VAI  CLUB meets every Sunday at 3 o clock p.m.  in tho Miners' Union Hall.   A cordial invitation  is extended to every ono to come and lake partita discussions.   John Roberts, secretary.  AUNDRY WORKERS' UNIOV OF NELSON  Nn. 8591, A F.of L���Meets in Miners' Union  Hall, C. P.-K. flock, corner of Baker and: Stan  ley streets, on fourth Friday in every month ati ���  7:;k) p.m. sharp. Visiting members of American  Federation cordially invited to attend. O. Fred  rick, president; A. W. McFee, secretary.  1CL80N MINERS' UNION NO. Wl, W. F. cf  M.���Meett* in miners' union rooms, northwest corner of Baker and Stanley streets'every  Saturday evening at 8 o'clook. Visiting mom  bers welcome. If. R. Mowatt, PreKidunt. Jame  Wilkes, Secretary. U.vion Scale ok.Wagks  roR Nelson District���Per shift,; machine  men, $3.50: hammersmen miners, $3.25; muckers,  carmen, shovelers and othor underground laborers. 83 00.  TIRADKS aVU LAHUR COUNCrL.-Tho regu.-  lar meetings of the Vclson Trades and Labor  Council will beheld In-the miners' union hall,  C'.rnor Baker and >tanlej streets, on the first and  third Thursday of each month, ot 8 p. m. C. .T,  Clayton, Prcs.; A. T. Curie, Sec. P.O. box 90.   . . .���. , v ^  THE regular meetings of tbe Carpenters' Union  are held on Wednesday evening of each  week, at 7 o'olock. In tho Minors" Union rooms  corner of Baker and Stanloy streets.- Charles  Clayton, President.   Alex B. Murray,; Secretary.  BARBERS' UNION.-Nelson Union, No. 190. c t  tho International'Journeymen Barbers On  Ion of America, meets every first and third Monday of each month in Miner's Union Hall, at 8.3  sharp.    Visiting  brothers cordially invited to  attend.   R. McMahon, president; J. H. Marho  son. secretary-treasurer; J. C. Gardner, recording  seorotary.  NOTICE.  "iNsrF.cuiON ok . Mktallikkkous Mines Act  Amendment act, .1901,"  NOTICE is hereby given that7copies of the  Code of Mine Signals provided by thn above  Act. which comes into force on the 1st prox.. can  be obtained from the King's printer, Victoria.  Copios on paper will ba furnished free, but a  ciWge of ilfty ceiits will bo mado for those on  rubber cloth.  RICHARD McRRIDE, Minister of Mines.  Department of Mines, 27th June, 1901.  P. Burns & Co.  Wholesale and Retail  ���         Dealers in Meats  Head Okfick at  _NELSQK,-B.=0.=  Markets at   Nelson,   Rossland,   Trail,   Kaslo, Ymir,   Sandon,   8ilveroon, Nev  : Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson  Grand Porks, Greenwood, Cascade Ciby, Mid  way, and Vancouver.     .        '         Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE ANT) RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  ^ARbcs?S?E?. K.C; TRAVES, Manager  rmnmRB by mail rkckivw carjo.t'UIj avd provpt An'.vm-rTnN     '*������'���.  ROSSLAND   BIVQIIVBBRHVO  WORKS  cunliffb & McMillan  Founders,  Boilermakers  and Machinists.  ORB OARS, Bkips, cages, ore bin doors, chute* mid jfcnoral wrought iron work.    Our oro cars aro  the best on th�� market    Write us for references and full particu ars.  SECOVD HAND MAOH1NEKY FOR SAI.K.-One 5-foot Hclion w��lerwhccl, widihCOOfeet, "8 to 16"  . spinal riveted pipe.   One lOxoxll) outsido pneked plmiRor Binding pump.    Kock diills, .stoping  bars, &c.,&c.  AGENTS NORDHEY PUMPS. STOCK  CARRIED.  P.  O.  Box  198. THIRD  AVENUE,   ROSSLAND.  W. P. TIERNEY  Telephone 205.  AGENT FOR GALT COAL  Ofllee: Two Doors West C. P. R. Ofllees  TENDERS   WANTED.  The Hastincs (P C.) Exploration Srndlcato,  Limited, will considor bids foi* diamond drilling  on tho Arlington mino at Krio. II. C. For full  information call or address No. 9, K,-\V.-C. block.  Nolsop,B.Q. .     .  WEST TRANSFER CO.  N T. MACLEOD, Manager.  All  Kinds  of Teaming and Transfer  Work.  Aarcntfl for ITard and Soft Coal.   Imperial Oil  ("iompniiy.   Washington Brick. Lime & M��nu-  f act.urini*: Company.   Goneral commorcial agonts  and broko-s.  BAll coal and wood strictly cash on delivery.  telephone w.] O^m 184 Balder St.  NOTICE.  Tho annual grneral nipeting of tho Ca'cade  Water. Power & Light Company, .Limited, wil  be held at the offices of the: compiny. Baker  street.jVel3.il, B., C, on WednesHay ihe 17th  dayiof July, instant, at 2 o'clock in the afternoon.  JOHN FRASER. Secretary.  " :    notice.���������;.*; ��.  Notice is heroby given that I intend to apply  at-tlie-iiext-reKUlarrslttliig'of-lhe-b3ardof-licen��e~  comralHsloners for the city of Nelson, to be held  after the expirution of thirty days from the date  hereof, for a transfor of the retail liquor license  now held hv me for the promises known a" the  Glue Pot Saloon, sit"aU-d on tho west half of Lot  4. Block 2, snbdivision-of 1 otWi, Nelson, to William Walmsley and James Rowe*.  Witnos--: THOMAS SPROAT.  Thomas M. waiib  Dated this 28th day of June. 1001.  NOTICE   TO   CREDITOES.  LABORERS' UNION.-Nclson Laborers' Pro  teotivo Union, No. 8121. A. F. of L��� moots In  Miners' .Union hall, C. P. R. block, corner of  Bakor and Stanley streets, evory Monday evening  at7:30p.m. sharp. Visiting members of tno Ameri-  George Douglas, President. John Roberts, ��� recording seoretary,  EIjSON PAINTERS' UNION���The regular  meeting of the   Painters'  Union Is held  the first and third Fridays in each month at Minors' Union hall at 7:80 sharp.  Walter R. Kce,  President; Henry Bennott, Secretary.  OOKS' AND WAITKRS' UNION-Regular  meetings every Tuesday evening at 8:30  o clock, in Miners' Union HaU, corner of Baker  and Stanloy streots. Visting brethren cordially  invUod. Chris. Lnft, presidont; H. Smelsor, financial and recording secretary.  PLA8TERERS' UNION-Tho O. P. I. A. No;  172, moets every Monday evening ln the  Elliot block, corner Baker and Stanley streets, at  8 o'olock. J. D. Mover, coresident; William  Vioe. secretary, P. O. Box 61C  FRATEBNAL   SOCIETIES  In the matter of the estate of Charles Davis Mc-  Itlnn/.ie,   late of  the Ci'y of  Nelson,   British  Columbia, deceased.  Notieo is hereby given pursuant to the  "Trustees nnd Exocutors Act" that aU creditors  and i.tht'i-N having claims ngninst the estate of  lho*-ftid OihiIbs Davis Mclvenxlo, who diod on  the llth clay of February, l'Wl or required on or  before the lOthdayof j^iigiist., liWl, tosondby post  prepaid or deliver to the undersigned, admin-  iHir.itor of tho cstaie of thu said deceased, nt  Knslo. R. C, their Cliristian and surnames, addresses and descriptions, tho full particular* of  t heir claims, t he s'at ein> nt of t heir accounts, and  the nature of thtir securities, if any, ho'.d by  them.  And further take notieo that after such last  mentioned date tho undersigned will proceed to  distribute tho assets of the said deceosod among  the parties entitled thereto, hnvini* regard only  to tho claims of which ho pnall then haro notice,  nnd tl at he will not be liable for the said assets,  or any part thereof, to any person or persons of  whose claims notieo shall have not been received  by him nt the timo of such distribution.  Dated tho l!)th day of June. 1901.  NEIL V. MacKAY,  Administrator of the estate of the said deceased.  NOTIOE TO CREDITORS.  In the matter of tho Estato of Marmaduko  lleunison, late of Nolson, B. C, deceased:  Notice is heroby uiven pursuantto statute that  all creditors and other.* having claims against the  estato of tho said Marmaduke Rennuon, who  died on or about tho 27th day of March, 1901, are  required on or beforo t!:o 1st day of August. 1901,  to send bv oo t prepaid cr deliver to Geo. S. Mc-  Carter of Hevelstoke, solicitor for Albert Edward  Bennison, the administrator of tho estate of said  deceased, thoir christian andsurnimps, addresses  nnd descriptions, tho full particulars of their  claims, tho statement of their coconuts aid the  nntiiro of the securities, if any, hold by them, all  duly vorifled.  And notice is further given that aftor s-ich last  mentioned date tho said administrator will pro-  coed to distribute tho said estato of tho deceased  among tho partios entitled thereto, having regard  only to tho claims of which ho ��h .11 then havo  no'ice and that the said administrator will not  be liable for the said assets or any part tho*-cof to  any person or porsons of who'-o claims notice shall  not have boon iccoivcd by him a") tho lime of  such distribution.  I>uted tho 20th day of June. A D 1901.  GEO. P. McHARTKU,  Solicitor fir Albert E'ward Bnnni-on, administrator of the estate of Marmaduke Dennison,  deceased.  WANTED, BOVS-Good active and reliabl.  boys to aot an sollirg agents of the Daily Tribune  In every town la Koutenay and.Yale districts.  A  KELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. F. ft A. M  Meets second Wednesday tn eaoh month  SqJournlng-brothron-iiiTiCsd. ���  NELSON ROYAL ARCH CHAPTER No. 123  G. R. C���Mee*s third Wednesday. Sojourn  ing companions invited. George Johnstone,Z.; E.  W. Matthows, S. E.  NELSON AERIE, No. 22, F. O. E.-Moot Pccond  and fourth Wednesday of each month, at  Fraternity Hall. Georgo Bartlett, presidents ������  John V. Morrison, secretary.  KOOTENAY TENT NO. 7, K. O. T. M.-  Hold their regular mcotings on the flrst and  third Thursdays of each month. Visiting Sir  Knights are cordially invited to attond. 0. A.  Rrown, R.K.; A. W. Purdy, Com.; R. J. 8tool  P. S. C            ARCHITECT.  AC. EWART���Architect   Room 3 Aberdeen  *   block. Baker stroot, Nelson.  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNER  To John J. McAndkkws or to any porson or porsons to whom ho may havo transferred his  interest in tho Black I liamond Mineral Claim,  situato  on  tho  north side of Boar Crcok,  about threo miles from tho town of Ymir,  lying  soutJ. of and adjoining the  Evening  Ptar Mineral Claim. Nelson Mining Division  of West Kootenay Dlsti let, and recorded in  the recorder's ofllco for tho Nolson Mining  Division.  You and each of y��u aro hereby notlflod that I  have expended Two Hundred and Twelve dollars  and Twenty-five cents ($212.25) in labor and improvements upon tho abovo mentioned mineral  claim in order to hold said minoral claim under  the provisions of the Mineral Act. and if within  ninety days from the date of this notice you fall  or refuse Id contribute your proportion of suoh  expenditures together with all costs of advertising your interest* iri said claims will becomo the  proporty of the subscriber under section 4 of an  Act entitled  "An Act to Amond tho Mineral  Act, 1000." JOHN DEAN.  Dated at Nelson this 27th day of April, 1001.  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNEB.  To norbert Cuthbert or to nny porson or persons to whom  ho may havo transferred his  interest in the Blend Mineral Claim, situate  on tho west fork of Rover creek, in the Nelson mining division of   West Kootenay District, and recorded In 'he recorder's ofllco for  the Nelson Mining Division.  You and eaoh of you are hereby notified thnb  wo havH oxponded four hundred and elevon dollars in labor and  improvements upon the ��bovo  mentioned minoral clnim in order to hold said  mineral claim under tho provis'ons of the Mineral Act. and  if within  ninoty davs from the  date of this notieo you fail or rofuso to contribute your proportion  of such  expenditures together with all cos ts of odvei Using your interests in said claims will bocnnio the property of  tho subscribers, undor section 4 of an Act entitled "An Act to Amond the Mineral Act. 1900."  FRANK FLETCHER.  .T. J. MAT.ONE,  H. G. NEErjANDS,  E. T. H. SIMPKINS.  Datod At Nelson this 3rd day of Jane, 1902.  II  mt  Sill  mi  i\  ill  'il  Til ���*-,,-'*) i-imf*n*mf ��*tw.jr.  ,.-," '���^i-^-^^'.-^^v^^'^1*?'��"Nr��^a^^;ui  ���*-'*r--��i5.-i.~�� ^^>  f'TllE TIUOTKE: KELSON, B C1rSATUkbAY>'jrtrLY.18Jl90I,  *v  v;'  !&���  1**7-.  te, ���'  gfcv  On behalf of the babies we  would call your attention to  our window display of articles  for the little ones. We carry  all kinds of Foods, Feeders,  Talcom Powders, Fuller's earth, Soothing powders and syrups,  Sponges, Soaps, Puffs, together with many other articles useful to the health and comfort of the young. A look at our  stock will convince you.  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  VICTORIA  BLOCK  NELSON,   B. C.  NELSON CLOTHING HOUSE  NO    219   BAKER   STREET.   NELSON.  BOOTS!       BOOTS!       BOOTS!  For a few days only we will hold a slaughtering  discount sale of boots and shoes.  J. A. Gilker,  WE HAY�� JUST FECUVED A URGE SHIPMENT OF ALL K!HDS OF  Glassware       Bap Goods  Tableware  Fruit Jars     Jellie Glasses  EXCELSIOR  TEAS  Although   they, are   the": latest on   the   market  ' they  are making  bosom  friends.   Come   and   be  introduced to Madam Excelsior.  Wm.   Hunter   &  Co.  TELE~H~NE S9.  P. O. BOX 527.  Nelson Saw & Planin  ijinyEiccEl?.  CHARLES HILLYER, President HARRY HOUSTON, Secretary.  Have justicceivrd 3,0 0,000'feet'of log- bom Idaho, and wo are prepared to out tho lavgc*t bills  of tirube-of any (limensi n-ior leugt-is. Kstiiua'es given at acy time. Tho largest stock of sash,  doors, and mouUitij;s in Kootonay.  COAST LUMBER OF ALL KINDS ON HAND  OFFICR jVVD YART)3:   CORNER HALL AND FRONT STREET?.  IXXXZXXXXZZXXZZXJXXZXXXZXXIXXXIIXX axzxxxxxzxxxxxixxxzxxxixxxzxzzxxxxxzxzzzxxxxxxxxx} I3II33  THE   PROSPECTORS   EXCHANGE!  No. 4, K. W. C. Block, NELSON,  B. C. fc    _ _  t.  "OoltirSllver-Lead and Copper Mines wanted at tne Exchange. K"  Free-Milling Gold Properties wanted at once for Eastern Investors.        p   .  H  Parties having mining property for sale aro requested to send samples of their ore tothe K  Kxchange for exhibit ion.   We desire to heur from all prospectors who have promising minoral K  claims inUritifih Columbia. {j  1'rospi ctors and mining mon aro requested to make the Exchange their headquarters when *;  ��  in Nelson. 7 C  ���J All samples should be sent by oxpress. Prepaid.   Correspondence solicited. fc  B Address all communications to fc  a Telephone  101 ANDREW  F.   ROSENBERGER, |  B p. O. IJox 700 Nelson, B. C. S  E ' B  ^Izl3_.���__n___ZZXZZZXZZZXXXXXZXXXXXX_:ZZZXIXXZZXZXZXZXZZZ>.XTTrZTrzxrTTTi tizzxxxzxxxxxzxxxziixxxxxzxxxzxxxxxzxts  FISHING TACKLE  IS NOT A NEW VENTURE WITH US.  We know your wants and have what you need. Our line is  too large to enumerate, but a call will convince you that it is  tlie most complete in the city.  LAWRENCE   HARDWARE   CO.  Imnorters and Dealers in Shelf and Heavy Hardware.  *  IN HALF GALLONS, QUARTS AND PINTS.  V/E ALSO HAVE ALL KINDS OF FRUIT.  Houston Block. Baker Street.  O-elfcOhone-lfrl.    P  O. Box-176  JOHN A. IRVING & CO.  E,   K.   STRACHAN,   PLUMBER  [Successor, to   Strachan  Bros.]  Having hought out my brother's sharo of the business, I am still afc tlie  old i-taiid and continuing to do first-class work and will guarantee satisfaction in all brancnes of phimbini*;.  *I" *��* *i* *$* *t* *** *$* *���" *I* *I* *����� *J* *5* �������� ���$��� *����� *f*  *  The largest consignment of flat  papers, suitable for bill heads,  ever received at a printing office  in Kootenay was received by The  Tribune Association, Limited,  yesterday. The paper will bo  used for knocking out that Timothy Eaton outfit of Tronto printers, Copeland-Chatterton Company, Limited, who take thousands of dollars out of Kootenay  annually. Any printing oflice in  Kootenay will be supplied " on  short notice with properly ruled  and punched bill heads, so that  the work that now goes to Toronto may be done at home.  ���I- *  ���*!'���  *  ���!- ���!���  ���M"  Mining supplies and general  hardware, assayers' supplies and  chemicals, drugs and medicines,  dry goods and clothing,. boots  and shoes, furniture and bed-'  ding, fishing tackle and stationery, books and newspapers, gro-'  ceries and provisions, fresh and  salt meats, fruits and confectionery, cigars and tobacco, imported  and domestic liquors, in fact  everything in the way of general  merchandise, can be procured in  Nelson on Thursdays during the  same hours as on other days,  notwithstanding , all. reports to  the contrary.  ���H-*-H-H*^*H-*-K-* ���H-*H��*H-*M'*H-**r-S-  CITY LOCAL NEWS  The big derrick at the postoffice sita  was called into requisition yesterday  for the first time in lifting out the city  scales from the Vernon streot front of  the property.  Rev. J. B. Morgan is attending the  Baptist convention at the Coast this  week and instead of the regular preaching services there will be a special  sacred song service on Sunday evonlng,  July 1-1, in the Baptist church, to which  all are invited.  Tomorrow at Emmanuel -church Itev.  William Munroe will preach in the  morning on "Lessons from the Exodu-"."  At the evening service, which will be at  8 o'clock, the subject will be "Twenty  Minutes Late." Good music will be tendered by the choir.  One drunk was fined $5 by the police  magistrate yesterday morning. The offender paid the flr.e without complaiat,  as he figured he was money ahead by  being locked up. He had close upon  $150 with him when he woke up in the  morning, wliich probably would have  beeu missing had he been left at large  with his jag.  The members of the- local Oranec  lodge, following their time-honored custom, mot at the lodge room last evening and received the annual password.  The 12th was not celebrated anywhere  in Kootenay this year, the members of  the-order concentrating their efforts on  the big.rally at Vancouver, which' was  the largest in the history of the order  in- this province.  ' Meetings of special interest will be  held in the Salvation Army barracks on  Sunday and Monday, it being the occasion of the farewell of adjutant and Mrs.  McGill, who for the past year have had  charge of the Salvation Army work in  Nelson. Some of the city ministers are  expected to bo present at the Monday  night meeting. After a program of nvi-  sic, song and speeches, ice cream and  cake will be served.  James Findley of the Dominion Bridge  Company of Montreal has arrived in  Nelson to look after the construction or  the - steel bridge over the Colmbia at  Robson. It will be a mouth yet bef iro.  he will be-able to make a start on the  steel work, but he will endeavor to let  a contract at once for putting in the  necessary false work. Failing to lot  this work out on a satisfactory contract  he will undertake it himself.  -J. W. Gray and Lee Logan, the two  men found in n vacant house on Lati-  mcr street, and against whom the police  lodged a charge of vagrancy, were giv--n  a chance yesterday morning to get out.  of town by 'magistrate Crease and the  police - saw that they profited by the  opportunity. Among other things th c  police found a skeleton key on one of  them, but they clearly proved that thoy  had some means of support from their  work of collecting old rubber and copper and the matter of the key was not  held against them.  Provincial constable Young yesterday  -brought in \V. J. Lowther of Howser,  who is wanted as a witness for tho  crown in the case of rex vs. Pearse, in  which the prisoner is charged with  shop-breaking. Lowther is the ow-jer  p�� the goods Etolen and was served  iSvith a subpena to attend the trial on  '������Monday, .but ho.' saw fit to Ignore tho  Subpena "and a-' bench warrant was issued for his arrest. Lowther's defense  for not attending upon the court is  that he had no money and that Ilia  steamer would not carry him for noui-  ing. He will be given an opportunity  to make his explanation to judge Forin  this morning, when the' case of rex vs.  Pearse will  come on again for trial.  The bowling green in the rear of i'.*o  courthouse is becoming a very popular  resort for those whose chief regret is  that there is no ice for curling i*i the  summer time Two bowlinjr matches  of 12 ends were played off on the gret-n  yesterday. In the first a team skipped  by J. A. Turner was opposed to a team  skipped by J. F. Weir. The Weir men  had a lead of two at the close of the  llth, end, but in the last end the Turner team laid in five shots and won  by a score of 13 to 10. The players were  Jacob Dover, Harry Wright, D. Booth  and J. A. Turner; and P. E. Wilson, 11.  E. Wallcy, J. C. McLellan and J. F.  Weir. The second match was played  by three men on a side, the players being C. D. Jarvis, C. E. Smitheringale  and A. Grant; and Tony Turner, H. F.  MeLeod and E. T. H. Simpkins, the  match resulting in a victory for the  Simpkins team by a score of 8 to 7.  ing at 8 o'clock. This will be the first  of a series of six concerts for. the warm  weather: March, 'vThe Iron King;.". !���*,  J. St, Clair; ; overture. "Mountain  Echoes," Dalbey; fantasia, "The First  Heart-throbs," Eilenberg; reverie, "The  Wayside Chapel," G. D. Wilson; valses,  "Auf Wiedersehn," Bailey; schottische,  "Under the Mistletoe," Bennett; overture, "Golden Crescent,'.' Miller.  PERSONAL.  Band Concert This Evening.  The R. M. R, band, under the direction  of J. B. Pollard, will render the following program on Baker street thie cy-ji-  William Sheratt of Sandon is at the  Hume.  W. M. McDonald of Spokane is at the  Madden. ,  R. Helstrop of Tronto is stopping at  the Queen's.  J. Tl. Chaplin of St. Catharines and  Ben D. Ross of- Montreal are at lhe  Hume. ���,   ,   '  M. W. O'Neill of Kaslo and Rory MeLeod of Ainsworth.are stopping at ���he  Tremont.  John D. Moore, road superintendent  for the Slocan riding, is registered at  the Madden.  H. E. T.' Haultaih of the Arlington  mine and G. H: Ba'rnhart'of the Ymir  mine are atvthevHume;;-/'.      _-  T. Gough of. jthe Granite mine has returned from),a^trip..,,tQ, Helena and is  registered at the Queen's. - ... r y  F. C. O'Brien and -wife of New York  and^ A. E. Martin and wife- of Minue-  apolis are stopping.at the Phair.  James Wilks will leave Rossland today for Spokane, where he will take hip  little daughter to" consult an eye specialist. ,   .....       ���.,'.  Chief justice McColl left New Westminster yesterday for Atlin, where he  will take the court of assize wliich opens  there on Fridav.next'.     --  D. H.'Ridden,'.'secretary of the board  of trustees of the, Pilot Bay school district, was in Nelson yesterday. A school  teacher is wanted for the district.  J. D. MacMarter and John W. Hannon  of Rochester are registered at the  Phair. They have extensive mining interests in the Slocan and are at present  on a tour of inspection-and pleasure.  AV. M. Sprott of Greenwood was in  Nolson yesterday on his way to the  Coast. He has "sold out his jewelry  business in the Boundary metropolis und.  for the future will,.make his home.in  New Westminster.  Arthur Faulkner,' who 13 years ago  helped haul C. P.' R. passenger trains'  from Donald to Cahmore on time to a  minute, was in .Nelson this- week on  his way.to .the Coast on his vacation.  He is now' running an engine on the  Crow's Nest Pa=s.   ��� . .   .-  .  Harry Wright," mining recorder, and-  H. Irvine of Fred- - Irvine, &: Company  will' leave tomorrow morning for New  York on a six weeks' vacation. Aftw  taking in the sights in New York .they-  will see what there'is to see at the Pan-  American show at Buffalo and then visit  Mr. Wright's parents rat. Reaton,' Ontario. . - ' "*  _^ '������'���<���   -     ���   ---       .-...   .  Mining*-���Records;^- '- v -  Two locations''wcffe^'recoVded in the  Nelson record office' yesterday: Drum  Lomond- at the., head-, of-Rest creek,;  north- fork of Salmon, by. L. * TS. _ MeFarlane; Hurry; Back,' at-the head of  Burnt- creek, being ��� relocation of. the  Black Bear.       *   ���>' *���        ' ��� - -.  ���Certificates -of- work  were   issuod ��� to*  J. F. MeFarlane, on the- Rainbow; Gei*��.  Klavano,- on   the'Great  Eastern;   Ole  Skattebo, .on the Double Eagle, and to  Joseph P. Clubb.- on the Manila.  Sawmill Burned at Booson.  The Yale Columbia'Lumber Company's  mill'.at West Robson was totally "de:  stroyed by fire on Thursday night. From  the report of the watchman who was in  charge of the mill nothing has been  discovered as to- the cause of the Jire.  .The fire started about midnight on  Thursday night or early yesterday  morning. The watchman reports that  he had made his rounds of the mill  but a few minutes before a light in one  .p_o_rtion_of_the_mill_attracted-his-atteti-  tion. He at once started to investigate, but before he could get water  on the fire had gained such headway  that he could not. get it under control  and in a remarkably short time the  entire mill was In ruins, The mill and  buildings will be' a toJ;al loss, the vaL.ie  of which is placed at ?30,000. The company carried ?22;000 in insurance, which  was divided among the following companies, most of the policies being written in Rossland: Phoenix $2000, Scottish Union and,National $2000. London  and Lancashire $3500, -Mercantile Insurance $2500, Queens $2000, Royal Insurance $2000,. Aetna Insurance ?6d)0,  and National  Insurance,?2000.  ~     A Home for Oal^n^tjr Jane.  ' ANACONDA;:.Mont t'v-Juiy   12.���Mrs.  Joseph   Winfield  Brake of Buffalo,   N.  Y.,  authoress  and' Washington   correspondent for the New'York Journal, lias  been   in   Montana  for  the  past  week,  searching for "Calamity Jane," the notod  plains  woman.    Yesterday Mrs.  Brake  discovered "Calamity Jane" in the hut  of a negress at Horr, .near Livingston.  The  poor  woman  was   suffering  with  fever  and  was   broken  in  spirit.    The  scene that followed  the offer of Mrs.  Brake   to  take   Calamity   to  her  own  home in Buffalo, where she could spend  the remainder  of her  days  in  luxury,  was  pathetic in the extreme  aiid t.he  noted frontier woman went like a child.  Calamity Jane has been on the frontier  since she was a young girl.   She was  in the Black'Hills at the time of the  killing of '.'Wild Bill" (William Hicock),  and it is said? that it was she who captured his murderer.   She rendered valua-^  ble service to Custer, Reno, Egan and  other.Indian fighters.   Of late years sho  has drifted about the state, from place  to place,  making a livelihood as best  she could.   During the summer she sold  pictures of herself to park tourists. During the past couple of years she has  been ill a considerable portion of the  time.   The newspapers printed columns  about her, through means of which the  attention   of  general  Egan  and   many  other friends of- the-woman was-called  to the plight pf their friend ot early  days.    The result is tliat Mrs... Brake  TELEPHONE 27  HI.    BITEES   ��fe   CO  PAINTS, OILS 4ND GLASS.  GARDEN  TOOLS.  REFRIGERATORS  POULTRY NETTING  Store, Corner Baker and Josephine Stiee  RUBBER AND COTTON WISE.  Sole   Agents   for   Giant   Powder   Company   and   Truax   Automatic   Ore   Cars.  JSTELSOnSr  STORES   AT  s^_2sriDoisr  men left Livingston for Buffalo today.  Calamity Jane is about 50 years old.  Her maiden name was Canary, and she  is said to be from New York. The last  man she married was a drayman of  Livingston, named Burke.  PAID LOCALS.  Nelson Hotel Bar. On today, "Dry  Summer Punch." Don't forget tomorrow, Sunday, "Champagne and Burgundy Cup."   Try one.       *���  BUSINESS MENTION.  Double Jersey Buttermilk at the Manhattan saloon.    Try it.  Sewing Machines of all kinds for rent  or sale at the Old Curiosity-Shop.  For.Sale���Ranch on Kootenay rivet;  improved. .lnauire W. P. Robinson,  Nelson. ���������;..���.  ��� Wanted���Situation as. bookkeeper or  clerk. Address Bookkeeper, Tribune  Office, Nelson.  Rowboat. for Sale, by party leaving  town. In first-class condition. Address  L., Box 188, City.  For Sale���One half interest iri the  Office saloon, Nelson, B. C. Apply to  James Neelands, Nelson.  To Rent���Office in the' Turner-Boecke  block, corner Ward and Baker streets.  Apply to John A. Turner.  Wanted���School teacher for Pilot t.'*.y  school district. Apply to or address D.  H:- Riddell, secretary, Pilot Bay, B. C.  To Let���.Furnished front room, with  or without board. Apply four doors  above.City Hall, Victoria street.  For' Lease���Palace Hotel, Sandon,, B.  C. Furnished throughout. For particulars' apply to Mrs. A.-Egan, Sandon.  "Japan Tea".of all kinds to suit your  taste. " Sun Cured, Spider Leg,. Pan  Fired; in bulk or packages.- Kootenay  Coffee Company.  To Let���Seven-room* house on,corner  ,of Victoria" and  Hendryx  streets..  All  moderh' conveniences.������*.Apply  J.   Cox-  head;- Cedar street.       '  For comfort and convenience go,to the  Ice Cream Parlors of J. A. McDonald,  Baker'street, where every attention and  'reauisite-is. supplied. ^  , Furniture, pianos,- safes,, etc.,- moyed  carefully at "reasonable rates. -Apply  J. T. Wilson, Phone 270, Prosser's Second Hand store. Ward Street.  ] Gold, copper, silver, .lead ininos ,ar.d  prospects wanted. Send report "and samples to the Prospectors' Exchange, Nelson, B. C. Room 4, K.. ."^.-rC- block.  That fine blend of Ceylon Tea we are  selling at 30 cents per pound is,giving  the best of- satisfaction to our many  customers.    Kootenay Coffee'Company.  For Rent���House on Carbonate street,  between Stanley and Kootenay streets,  seven rooms, bath, hot, and cold water.  Rent $25. Innuire W. P. Robinson  Nelson. " -  D. J. Robertson & Co..-furniture dealers, undertakers and embalmers. Day  'phone No.- 293, night 'phone 207. Next  new postoffice building, Vernon street,  Nelson.  Wanted���Laborers and teamsters for  -railroad���construction. ���Help���furnished  free. ��� Apply at Western' Canadian Employment    Office,    v/ard    street.    Nelson, B. C.  Free Milling Gold Properties.   We are'-  anxious to  secure a few. free' milling  gold properties at once.   -ThTj-AProspect-  ors' Exchange, Nelson, B.*C.,1:Room 4,  K-W-C Block. .'   . 'v  -v'f  We have Indian, Ceylony; and China  Teas in' greait variety, chQlicest quality.  We make a specialty of blending teas  and sell them in any quantity at lowest  rates.   Kootenay Coffee Company.  Pioneer Chop House���John Spear, proprietor, opposite Queen's Hotel, Baker  street. Nelson. Open day and night.  Lunches a specialty. Picnic and traveling parties supplied on shortest notice.  ��� Wanted���Thoroughly competent bookkeeper for a mine in British Columbia.  Must understand keeping and tabulation of mine and mill costs and store  accounts. Apply, giving past experience  and references, to P. O. Drawer No. 505,  Nelson. B. C. -     ���  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.K  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Cornw Vlotoria Nad Kootenay Streeta.  P. O. -Rot IM. TWr.MPHnNT*" WO 4��  PRIESTLY'S CRAVENETTE  SOLD   THE   WORLD   OVER.  CRAVENETTE  COATS ...  SERVE A DOUBLE  PURPOSE A.S RAINCOAT 0RC OVER-  COAT.  MADE IN AU  YLESTS ...  TO ENSURE CETTINC  PR1ESTLYS SEE THAT  THIS   LA.BEL  13 Cf-1  IVEIjY CA.HMENT.  SOLELY CONTROLLED FOR THE DOMINION OF CANADA LY-  E. A. SMALL & CO., Tailors, Montreal  .' '   " J. A   CILKER, SOLE ACENT FOR f<ELS0|J.  AUCTION SALE  OF TOWN LOTS IN NEW DENVER  The undersigned- have been authorized to offer for sale the following lots  in the'government portion ol!, the town-  site of New Denver for sale at public  auction at the Newmarket hotel, New  Denver, at 2 o'clock in the afternoon on  THURSDAY,   JULY 25tli, 1901.  G���1, 2, 3, 4, 5.  4���1, 2, 3, 4, G, 8, ��J, 10, 11. .  5���2, 3, 4, 0, 10, 11, 12.  9���1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. S, 9, 10, 11, 12.  10���1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10,' 11,  11���1, 3, 4, 5, G, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11.  -  ; 12���2, '3, 4, 5, 7, 8. 10, 12,  : 13���2r 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11.  14���4, 5, 10.  15���1, 2, 3, 4, 7a, 8.  B.  INSURANCE.  REAL ESTATE  and MINING BROKER  FURNISHED HOUSE  Six roomed Iiousp, entirely fnrnr  ished and with overy modem 'convenience, situate between Cedar  and Park on Lake street, lient !*-8'>  a month.-' ���' , ;.  A REGULAR SNAP.  12.  KOTIOE.  Twenty.dollar** reword' will be paid by the  undersigned for inforniation whloh -will secure  the coniction of the i croon who is known to have  poisoned my chicken* in t.he Humo Addition.  MRS. A. ROGTH. P. O. Box 18i. Nelson.  AINSWORTH   LICENSE  DISTRICT.  Notice is hereby given that Archie Fletcher of  Lardo has made application un.*er t' e provisions  of t.he "Liquor License Act. '900,' for a transfer  of his license for the L*>rdo Hotel at Lardo, to A.  A. Sparks nnd Frank McQniston, aitd that a  meeting of lhe hoard of license commissioners  of the A'nsworth licence district will be held to  corsider Pitch aDplicatinn at the court house- at  tho City of Kaslo on Satttrda]* tl o 27th day of  July, 1901, at tbe hon.r of 8 o'c'ock In the afternoon. W. H. BULLOCK-WKBSTER,  .7 Chief License Inspector.  took the step mentioned.   The two wo-1 9^S��S^afwS!&,mu  TERMS AKD CONDITIONS  OF S/\LE  1. The upset'price on each lot offered  is $100.  2. Subject to the upset price the  highest bidder will be the purchaser, but  the government may withdraw any' lot  -from-salc-if��� the-government-agent-is  not satisfied with the competition.  3. The title will be that of Crown  Grant, for which a fee of $10 beyond the  purchase money will be charged.  4. Each and every purchaser is required . at the drop of the hammer to  pay a deposit of fifty per cent of the purchase price in Cash to the Auctioneer  attending the sale, who will give an official receipt for the same. .  5. The remainder of the purchase  moneys will be payable at the office of  the Government Agent at Nelson, on or  before Tuesday the 31st day of December next; with interest at the rate of G  per cent per annum.  0. Where lots for sale adjoin, each  purchaser of a lot will have the privilege of talcing the next adjoining lot at  the same price.  7. As reirarris the deferred payments,  time will be deemed the essence of, the  contract and any purchaser making default ,of payment at the time fixed by  these conuiLions, will absolutely forfeit  his deposit and: claim to be deemed the  purchaser. Lots upon which default shall  have so happened will again, if the government so determine, ue put up for sale  and re-sold at some future auction, the  time to be determined by the Government, of which.due notice will be given,  on which occasion may also, if the Government so decide, be again offered for  sale any other lots which may remain  undisposed of.  8. In case any dispute shall arise as  to the highest or last bidder, or any default or question as to the deposit, the  property, will again be put up at the  former highest bid.  9. All lots will be sold subject to payment by Liie purchaser of the value of  the . improvements . erected thereon, if  any, as- the same may be appraised by  the Government. .  Appiy_h. R. Cameron  AOKNT. BAKKR STRKKT.  Special Bargains  IN  Boots and Shoes  Notwithstanding that there -are  two bankrupt stocks of boots and  shoes now being offered in this city,  I am prepared to meet tho prices  listed for same, aud as my stock is  fresh���jubt opened up���from the  ~m an u f ae t if fe rsT~I w ou 1 cFsol i ci t-anT  inspection before purchasing.  The results that I have obtaiLed!  since advei Using my discontinuance  in business have been most satisfactory. Tlie grc.nt variety of my  stock of clothing and gents' fm-c-  ishingp, with all prices marked in  plain ligures, has proven an irresistible factor in securing sales.  Those who have not taken nd-_  vantage of my reductions should  call and compare prices.and quotations with those cifl'eml-in any  other store in the city. Everything  is offered at eastern wholesale cost.  C. A. WATERMAN & CO.  AUCTIONEERS  NOTICE.  Ally persons actinias tt nek walkers or special  constables for the Canadian Pac fio Railway  Company during the Trackmen's strike are  respect fully notified that they are acting against  the best interests of oro;nn:ZRd 'ahor.  T. G. McMAjVAMOV,  Orstanizor B. of It. T. of A.  Nelson, Juno 25th. 1901.  THEO  MADSON  Bakep Street Nelson, B. C.~  PUE IT  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring  local and coaati.  - Newel Posts  Stair Bail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  Of all Kinds.  Vf -WHAT TOU WANT IS NOT IJf STOCKS'  TE WILL MS.KB IT 8*OR TOU  CjSJLL .and gkt pricks  BALL AND LAKE BTBKKTS. NBlfiO**  s��i&..

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