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 srasasa  t?:  ���WMBJIPUII. I.I.e.LJi  Mineral Production, of British Columbia in 1900  $16,407,645  '/:  Mineral Produotlon of Kootenay In, 1900   (  $10,562,032  r NINTH YEAR  -NELSON, B. O, FRIDAY, JULY 12, 1901  F1YE CENTS  FLOATS WERE NOT TIMBER  MAGISTRATE'S   RULING   IN  THE  ROBITAILLE  CASE. \'  l-n  [������'!  Some  Interesting Reading for  People  Wlio.:Are  Inclined to Claim  ���    Salvage on Drift Stuff.  li  i'l,  IS  The trial of 11. Robitaille, "who wa*  charged with-.the theCt"bf a.'landing  float from the Nelson Tramway Company, which was, found adrift in tlie lake:  was concluded before stipendiary magistrate Grease- yesterday, : when!~-'-Fi_1>  charge against the accused was' dismissed, butho costs-were allowed. Much  complaint-has been received by the pro-  ���' vincialv police respecting petty thefts  along the water front, and for thisvrea-  ;'��� son an attempt was made in the Robitaille case to impress upon the public  mind that tho finding of anything alio .4  in the lake does not give the finder an\  title to it. Tliis was probably tne c.e.  point which tho authorities had in the  proceedings against Robitaille, and sin c  the hearing of the case'iias had the effect of directing attention to the law  in such matters they have doubtles-  succccded in their object. In view *���'  tliis feature of tlio case magistrate  Crease lias seen lit to deliver a writtei  judgment, which  is appended:  The question of salvage contcndcc"  for by Mr. Taylor does not really eu!.c!  into tlie consideration of thin case, filing floats, or in tho Avords of witnessc  defining them singly, *'a raft," cr "boat-  landing," and "a con'miction to !.  used for a definite purpose," and thero  fore a chattel, the finder has at coramoi  law no lien upon  it for a recompens*  Jn respect of his trouble in securing -.t  and in taking care of it for tbe owner  but he is entitled to be paid any reason  able expenses incurred in respect of tb-  thing    found.     Tho   owner   of   a   boa:  1 which is found adTift on the tidc'wat*ii-  and-is. to r-hore is liable for the "neccs  saiy expenses of keeping and repairiir  (he boat while it remained in the pc*  session of the finder. The law implie'  in such a case a promise by the*-owno  that upon taking it from the possessiiv  Workers in the mills of the. American  ���Sheet Steel Company and in those of  the American Steel Hoop Company. The  conference.had another purpose in' view,"  the prevention of a general strike.in all  the mills controlled by the United States  ..SteeUr Corpbration, the two . companies  in"'"���viiose mills the striked has been  ordered being constituent companies  of. the great steel combine.  The   conference   adjourned   until   tomorrow without having reached a set-  ��� tlement.  At the. conclusion of the session president Shaffer was.seen, but re-  * fused to intimate by even a word what  had   been   done.   Other   conferees   seen  were equally reticent as to the proceedings.  NEWPORT NEWS, Va., July il��� At'  a meeting- tonight of the machinists the.  strike at the Newport News ship yards  was declared .oft by a unanimous vote.:  SILVER KING IS  SHIPPING  WILL KEEP THE SMALL FURNACE  SUPPLIED.  conditional sales and chattel liens, p'p  1-12. im. "'" "  . The floats "in question are alleged ti  have boen found adrift in the West" Arn  pf Kootenay Lake by tho' accused, anf  'that he refuse" to1 deliver them up to  the proper owner. No evidence lia-  been oltercd for the defense, and no  expenses have been shown to have been  incurred by tho accused,, tlie finder, 1  cannot find that any lion exists. Ono  would, have arisen had there 'been a  reward offered ,by the owners, tho Nelson. Electric Tramway Company, Lim  ;*���?'!���.  1 do not consider the $5, a count';  offci; made by Mr. Mason, the company'.'  manager, to the accused, when the la+  ter churned ?25, for saving the float  a reward in this sense.  The nrosecution is under sub-sectio;  ...(b), section 33S, Criminal Code 1892  Every one is ..yjruilty of.. an indictabi,'  offense and liable to three years' im  prisonihcnt who (b) "refuses to delive  _up_to,the.proper jnvner. thereo_f or_t|_^  the person in charge thereof on behnl  of such owner,  or  authorized  by sue!  owner  to  receive  the  same,  any  suij  ..timber,' mast,' spar; sawlog orsothe  description   of   lumber."     The   histor;  ���and object of thin section in a measuv.  are to be found in the "House of Com  mons Debates 1S92 :"���.". "Very often ot  the lakes the rafts break up. and thei-  is. a. class of men who pilfer the log  and hide" them in the-woods 'or tak  them to the saw "mills. These logs aiv  very- valuable. A mast is worth $100 o;  more, and it is very difficult to guard,  tliesb-pieces of timber." Again: "Aloir  the 'Ottawa river were a number o  small mills whose owners made it r  business to pick up a sufficient numbei  of logs to supply their mills, and if the>  were found in their booms they set it]-  the pretense that .they had floated ir  there and had come to their possession  innocently. This had become rsuch '��  nuisance and- prevailed to such an extent that there seemed to bo no way  of remedying ..tlie evil, other than tr  make the possession of these logs' punishable in this way." . .  ���Do- these floats or boat-landings or  eonstructions, consisting of sawn trolley, poles bound by several cross pieces  fastened and floored with lumber., conic  within; the list of timber, mas.t.. spar,  sawlog or-other description of lumber,  I think the answer must be clearly ir  the negative, and especially so, where  the., statute to be construed:.in-a penal  one. The floats are the result of builds  ing and construction. Their parts hav**  been made a definite substantive -whoi c  for a specific purpose, and it might a-  well be claimed that a floating ;wha:'J  or a shack adrift could be brought within the category named, which would be  manifestly absurd. The remedy whici;  should'have been invoked is.the civil  process of replevin.  I therefore dismiss the charge, hut  witho'.'.t costs.  Soine Good Shooting.  ,.. . TORONTO,   July   11.���The   Evening  ..Telegram's  Bisl'ey  cable "says sergeant  .0. W. Bodley of the Fifth Royal, Caiir  adian  Artillery   at  Victoria,  B.C,   is  being complimented in the camp today  for his highly creditable score of fifty  ���hi: the. Alexander Martin match at 800  .yards.   He got within  the- inner  circle  in' each  shot of the ten  allowed.  The  competition continues until next Monday.    In    ue   armourer's    competition  cli at 900 yards, ten shots, staff ser-  geant Crowe of Gueiph scored  47 and  captain Wetmore of Sussex, N. B., 40.  Shooting at 1000 yards lieutenant Gilchrist of Gueiph scored 47 out of a possible 50.         Crooked Attorney.  TORONTO, July 11.���J. F. J. Cashman,  crown attorney at G-orc bay, Manitou-  linc island, has been removed from ofiice  as a result cf tho report of Fleming,  inspector of l.->gal oftV-es. Oashman has  been committed for trial on the charge  of obtaining money by false pretenses.  The Ore Now Coming Down From the  . Mino Is Much Richer Than Any .  Shipped- Heretofore.  HAWAIIAN ISLAND AFFAIRS  No Agreement Reached.  PITTSBURG, Pa., July 11.���The great  labor conference at the Hotel Lincoln  today failed to come to any agreement.  Another conference will be held at 10  o'clock tomorrow morning.. The object  of the conference 'was the settlement  of the strike ordered by the Amalgamated Association of Iron, Steel and Tin  Perjury'Charge Dismissed.  " Al.  July  3rd,  via Victoria,  July   11.���The   perjury   charge   against  editor Walter G.  Smith  was dismissed  today at the instance of the prosecution.  , Attorney-general  Dole'entered  a  nolk  prosequi in judge "Gear's court, declaring that there was no evidence to warrant the supposition that a jury would  .convict. Smith was indicted by the re-  .cent grand jury on-account .of testimonj  "he-^ave "regarding allcgcd**-attemp'ts..*'tCt*  Secure   bribes   for   legislators, for   the.  .support of a'franchise for-a railroad iL  Hawaii. Smith testified that he did not  (-.now of any corporation that had beci  asked   fer bribes,  though  he had  pre ���  viously testified that he knew of sucl  a   circumstance.' The .-attorney-genera  stated to the court that he had investigated the matter and had come to tin  conclusion that the testimony of Smitl  was correct, except as to the confusioi.  arising from the fact that-the railwaj  company in question was not. incorporated. The fact that it was not incorporated  made  Smith's  testimony':that; h<v  knew of no corporations that had;beet,  asked for.' bribes correct. In dismissin*;  the case judge Gear took occasion tt  criticize the-action of the attorney-gen-  , eral. He declared that the grand, jurj  had  brought the indictment under ad'  vice   of  the  attorney-general's   depart-,  ment that there was ���sufficient evidenc.'  to warrant such a'proceeding. The at-  J-orney-generr.l str.ted  that  he had  noi t  "^">"��iTt��d"t.o^tak^  had asked the Hon. Paul Neumann, whe  died suddenly yesterday, to act for tht  prosecution in the matter. Neumann  consented and a commission making  him deputy attorney-general had beet  issued the day before his death. Dolt  stated that he did not know of any othei  attorney in Honolulu as free from bias  as was-Neumann, who had kept alool  from the bitter factional fights of recent  days,, whom he could ask to act in the  "case. He felt that he might possibly be  unconsciously biased himself, but under  the circumstance:) he had decided tc  take hold of the case and the result of  his investigations w.as the withdrawal  of the prosecution. .Judge Gear discharged the accused and thus ended tht  most sensational case growing out ol  the recent grand jury indictments on  the charge that there had been bribers  in the legislature.  Tlie funeral of thu late Paul Neumann, held yesterday afternoon undei  the auspices of the Masonic fraternity,-  was one of the largest over seen in Honolulu. The flags were at half mast on the  government buildings and the entire  community took part in the obsequies.  The Supreme Court, the United-States  District Court and all other courts adjourned for the day on hearing of Neumann's, death, and in the United Stater  District. Court, a committee of the Hawaiian Bar Association presented resolutions which would' be spread on the  record of the court. Judge Estee de-  liyered. an eloquent eulogy of the deceased. Acting governor Cooper and attorney-general Dole also addressed tht  court, paying tributes to the dead lawyer, and "a number of other attorney*;  spoke in the same strain.  M. C. Lennon, an attorney said to be  from San Francisco, was arrested for  fraud just-as he was about to leave here  on the Zealandia for the coast yesterday. He is alleged to have passed a number of worthless checks. Lennon is said  to have been a well known lawyer and  politician ia Wisconsin. He is now in  Oahu jail, having failed to secure bail.  A few days ago he was married to a  Miss Coats of Honolulu and when arrested on the Zealandia he was leaving  her.-He was accused of passing a worthless check for ?100, and since his arrest  on this chargs a number of other alleged similar transactions have been  reported. :.���...  Captain Gigbrd of the Silver King  inine;; was in Nelson yesterday. He is  endeavoring to make arrangements with  the0educational department for the stationing of a school teacher at the mine  in order that the education of the children of the men employed may not bo  entirely neglected. Considerable additions have been made to" the working  force at the mine.recently and many of  the miners engaged are men of families,  so that educational facilities have be-'  come a matter of importance. Captain  Gifford states that the company is willing to furnish a school building as well  as fuel and light and all that the educational department is asked to do  is to furnish a teacher. The captain had,  .an interview with Mr. Houston upon  the subject and received a promise of  his support in his efforts to secure the  necessary assistance from the authorities at Victoria.  Captain Gifford is now making regular shipments to the company's smelter and says that ore will continue to  be sent down the hill in sufficient quantities to keep the small furnace running steadily. He has now some 130  men on the pay :*oll at the mine, and  while expressin**; himself as unwilling  to go into particulars as to the manner  in which the property .was developing,  said he had no hesitation in saying that  the Silver King mine had never looked  better than it did at present, and lie  ventured the prediction that it would  continue to be a producer for a greater  period than some of the properties  which at present were receiving more  public attention. Captain Gifford states  that he contemplates making further  additions to tho working staff at the  mine within the next few daysf.The Hall  Mines smelter is now running on Silver  ��� King ore ~and the people who are hand-  ���ling it sa"y't that the ore' is uniformly  ���richer than any which was formerly  /received" .from the"~mine. "Although*"the-  ',' smelter "has been working-steadily for  'some time past.it has been running  on custom ore. and the present week  will witness the first production of  matte from the company's own ore since  its  reconstruction.  The deal' on the Venus group was to  have been closed up in Toronto yesterday, and Nelson E. Fell of the Athabasca company is now in the east, where  the head office of the Venus company  is, but no word has been received in this  city as to whether the deal has gone  through or hot. The terms of the Athabasca company's bond calls for the payment of $25,000 in,cash and $125,000 in  four payments of an equal "amount  spread over.a period of one year. This  will -rive the. holders of Venus stock  17 cents per share, which is within a  few points'of the highest price reached  by the Venus stock after the installation  .of the rotary-miliV.. It is estimated that  there/is sufficient ore at present in sight  ;on the. Venus 'to keep a lOvstamp mill  =going=for^two=yearst=so=that=the=pur-*  chasers of the property will be able  to make the property pay. for itself oat  of the work already done upon it. It  is hot thought there,-is the least likelihood of the-deal falling through, but  if-'it" does the. Venus'-cqmpany will at  once install-a stamp-mill \ and procaed  with the development'"itself.        ,  C. E. Sraitheri.ngale of the Slocan  Drill is in Nelson oh a business trip.  He says that the conditions in the Slocan are improving.;-.It.is announced that  the Hewitt mine oh Four Mile creek  is to resume shipments this-week, and  that the ore will be sent.out at the rate  of two cars per week. H.v Sherry and  George Gormley, who are operating the  Black Prince at the head of Springer  creek, have another shipment of 20 tour,  ready, which is to be sent forward to  the Nelson smelter. This will make 120  tons, which they have shipped from  this property this season. P. McVicar.  who has a lease on the Bondholder,  will also make a small shipment this  wee!:.     ���  Control of Two Lines  TACOMA, Wash., July 11.���The Northern Pacific has purchased the Western  American' Company's system and perfected an agreement with ��� the Tacoma  Eastern, obviating all possibility of a  bitter railroad construction war which  was threatened when tho Northern Pacific gave the two-local roads the alternative of accepting its terms or having  their lines paralleled. The Western  American Company's lir.e taps a rich  coal district, and Northern Pacific coal  fields are located in the territory. In  order to reach these fields the Northern  Pacific was preparing to build, and the  Western American Company, which,  owns extensive coal properties, had prepared to parallel the Northern Pacific  into Tacoma at a cost of $70,000. Sites  for bunkers in this city had. been acquired. The purchase of the road involves a traffic agreement for handling  the Western American Company's coal  output. The situation with regard to  the Tacoma Eastern was somewhat similar. This road taps a rich timber belt  and is projected toward the Nisqually  coal fleldn. Tho Northern Pacific had  threatened to extend from Orting toward the same territory, and condem  nation proceedings had been commenced. These will now be dropped,  though eventually the Northern Pacific  will extend. The Tacoma Eastern,  which will cross the mountains aud dip  into a rich agricultural country in Chehalis county, was expected ultimately  to pass into the hands of another transcontinental line. It is believed by the  terms of the Northern Pacific deal that  no unfriendly sale can be accomplished,  though the Tacoma Eastern is free to  dispose of its interests. Ladd & Tilton,  Portland bankers, .own practically all  the stock of-the Tacoma Eastern.-. The  Western American\ company is backed  by unlimited capital, coal operators of  Iowa, Indiana and the middle west be-  ins interested.  ���  MAROONED ON AN ISLAND  JAP FISHERMEN  ARE  THUS DISPOSED OF,  :--Shob Herself.  WALLA, WALLA, July 11.���Ruby  Vernon; known as/'Miss Ruby," fatally  shot herself at 6 o'clock tonight in her  house, on Rose street. The bullet entered two inches below the heart. She  was taken to St.7 Mary's hospital for.  operation. Because hair dye gave her.  headaches, and probably induced softening' bf-.the'-'braini'/Ruby Vernon lies dy-!  ihg.;-���yesterday.she told companion girls  that the poisonous stuff was injuring, her  head and the same day got a Chinaman  to clean up her gun, which still was almost dripping with-oil tonight. -Further explanation came from the brief  note on her dresser: 'T am .tired of  living. Don't* blame anyone but - myself. Since I dyed my hair I feel. as  if I would go crazy." She had been  using the coloring two months. Ruby  Vernon came here nine months ago  from Portland. She was a cmiet girl,  living peaceable at 115 Rose stree. A  pretty pale, heavy set features and medium height were features in her makeup. She was 30 years old and French.  Conscious and unconscious by intervals,  Ruby said tonight she.was sorry "she  did not finish the job. The unfortunate  woman died at 8 o'clock on the operating  table. The bullet entered below 'the  heart and lodged in the stomach. It  was not recovered.  Lively Occurrences   on Fraser   River  Wednesday Night, Several; Arrests bub No Bloodshed.        ���  . To Be Electrocuted.  ALBANY, July 11.���The court of appeals has fixed' the week commencing  August 26th as the one during whioh  Joseph Yachello, the Richmond county  murderer, and , Frederick Krist.- the  Waverly murderer, shall be electrocuted  ���the former at Sing Siilg. the latt.*r  nt Auburn prison. The' convictions -f  both men wero yesterday affirmed '*y  the co*.'.:'t. '   -  MINES TO WORK HULL BLAST  AND NOT BE INFLUENCED BY THE  LE ROI AND WAR" EAGLE  Rossland   Has   Managers    Who   Are  Willing to Pay tho Wages Paid  in Other Kootenay Camps.  ROSSLAND, July 11.���[Special,to The  Tribune.]���The Iron Mask,- Homestak-*  and Spitzel mines at Rossland are working full-handed, having agreed to the  request of the miners, to pay the current scale of wages of;all the mining  camps in Kootenay. and Yale. The Le  Roi- has   not   a   man   working,   except  pump and hoist men. Work at the War  Eagle and Center Star will be suspended  tomorrow.  ROSSLAND, July- .11.���[Associated  Press.]���All miners employed by the  Rossland Great Western mines are on  strike today. The total number of men  affected is about 000. Tha Miners'  Union has called out the crews .of the  War Eagle and Center Star mines to  take effect tomorrow morning at 7  o'clock, when the day. shift goes io  work. This will add 300 men to the  list of idle meu. Several of the smaller  mines have conceded the demand for an  advanco of 50 cents per day in mucker-*'  wages and have not been* interfered  with. The situation has been without  incident as yet and fairly good spirts  prevail among the parties interested.  Business men and. others are devoting  every effort to bring about an arrangement between the miners and mine  managers. A special session of the board  of trade is taking place tonight for this  purpose.  Pouring Into San Francisco.  OMAHA, Neb., July 11.���Four thousand Epworth Leaguers passed through  this city yesterday. Added to the great  number of Epworth Leaguers was an  unusually large travel of summer tourists to Colorado and other western states  who were attracted by the low rates.  The Union Pacific during the past. 21  hours has sent 21 extra passenger trains  west, besides additional equipment on  all the regular- trains. Included in today's party was a delegation from Pennsylvania, which required four special  trains, which were run in sections as a  part of the Union Pacific's California  express. Other roads report unusually  heavy travel, most of them running  from three to six extra trains carry!n:.;  delegates to San Francisco.  Disastrous Bush Fires.  TORONTO, July 11.���A private letter  received here says bush fires have rendered fifty families homeless in the  neighborhood of Liskeward, Temiscam-  ing district, and assistance is required  to avert starvation. Liskeward village  was saved by a fall of rain.  VANCOUVER, July 11���[Special to  The Tribune.]���Twenty-five boats of th-2  union fishermen's patrol bore, down on  the fleet of Japanese fishermen in the  Gulf of Georgia last night and early  this morning. According to all reports,  which are still being brought in this  evening, no person on either side was  seriously hurt, but dozens.of shots were  fired and between 20 and 30 of the  strike-breaking Japs were carried away  after their boats , had been smashed,  and their near and guns were sunk.  The Japs were practically marooned on'  an island 20 miles in the Gulf of Georgia and will be left there until the end  of the season to get off the best way  they know how. Where they are landed is still the secret of the fishermen,  who declare that it would take weeks  of patient searching by the police to  find the Japs who are so carefully put  out of business. One man was hurt with  an ax, but none of-the shots firid  wounded anyone.  This morning a passing steamer towed  in several of the upturned boats and  at noon a boat arrived with six white  prisoners o:i board who had been captured by a couple of constables while  trying to board one of the Japanese  fishing boats. Three hundred boats, including union fishermen and Japs, carried firearms on the gulf last night.  The plan of the union men was to stop  the Japs fishing with as little trouble as  possible", the operation usually being  to come on the'Japs unawares in the  darkness and hold them up with'two  or three pointed rifles. This plan worked in most cases, but on several occasions the Japs got the drop on the strikers and the latter had to move away.  Shots were fired continuously all night,  here and there, but they 'were usually  only signals of warning and both parties took care not to do bodily injury  to the. other. --     ��� _���-.���,...  -..Boat-after .boat ,o��- the Japanese jv.us.  boarded' and .the Japs carried away.  At least 10 boats were- floating in the  gulf this morning bottom up, and there  'was ��xeat destruction of nets and boat  fixtures. The-patrol boat load of union  fishermen who were captured were foreigners���Swedes, and Austrians���there  being but one Englishman in the party.  Thoy were tearing away the net from a  Jap boat in which were concealed two  police officers and in boarding the Jap  craft actually stepped on one of these  men before the alarm was given. The  Japs had* before this submitted and  their arms were thrown overboard, lo  that the strikers were unprepared for  the look they took down the two gun  ,barrels of the officers. While one officer covered them the other stacked the  guns in one end of the boat and with  the Japs as sailors the outfit was towod  ashore. 7.A rescue of the prisoners was  attempted by another union boat and  some shots were exchanged between  them and the police, but further trouble  iceased=at=this=point=and=the=niea=W-ere=  safely landed in jail.  The largest court room in town wa*  crowded this afternoon when the hearing acainst these men for intimidation  and molesting the Japs was begun. The  strikers have ' employed counsel; who  spent two hours in cross-examination  of the two Japs. The hearing was quite  orderly, but many threats were made by  the strikers to do further damage should  these men be given long terms of imprisonment.  Tore Up Tracks and Bridges..  HELENA, Mont., July 11.���Particulars of the washout at Corbin Tuesday  night show it to have been the worst  this year in Montana. It-worked havoc  with Northern Pacific tracks leading  from Helena to Boulder. The filling in  of a trestle on the Great Northern had  formed a dam across the gulch and when  a cloud burst over the gulch at 6 o'clock  a great wave of water six fc.';t high and  200 feet wide swept against it and backed  up for a quarter of a mile until it was  level with the track, when the bank  burst with a roar like thunder. The  water swept to Wickes, tearing up and  twisting the Northern Pacific tracks and  bridges for five miles. The flood brought  a landslide down on the house of Mrs.  Charles Turner near Wickes, and a  great boulder crushed it like an egg  shell, but the woman and children escaped to a neighbor's house. The flood  carried heavy timbers and debris down  the gulch to Corbin, burying the Peck  concentrator in four feet of mud and  crushing in one side of the building,  'lhe plant will be shut down for some  time. The damage to the machinery ii  heavy.    Reilly's Battery Is at Home.  WALLA WALLA, Wash., July 11 ���  One hundred and forty men, formerly of  Battery F, Fifth Artillery, and now  known as "Reilly's Battery," arrived  yesterday to garrison Fort Walla Walla  for an indefinite period. The time of  many of the soldiers is nearly up. and  they will be mustered out and discharged. The veterans of two years'  service in the Philippine and Chinese  wars are a splendid lot of men. The  men are under Thomas Ridgeway, cap  tain.   Ridgeway was chosen to captain  the artillery when Reilly was killed. The  other officers are first sergeant Follins-  . by, quartermaster sergeant Kubltza, stable sergeant George Winniger, sergeants  Proctor,   Gonnenwein,   Hunt,   Sunder-  mann, Killeen and Wood, corporals Carter, Gardner, Wright, Roberts, Effridge,  .Carr, Lynch, Myers, Austin and Bellamy.  "Reilly was killed before the forbidden wall of the city of ..Pekin,"-'said privates Drew and Boyen last'night. "Two  days we fought and on the morning of  the third captain Reilly was struck in  the mouth by a Boxer bullet from the  interior of the city..   He. was killed instantly."   He was a splendid captain as  far as governing the men and military  discipline go.   He was considered a hard  worker., We left China in May and the  Philippines last month, and so are fresh  from the field of action.   As to the Chinese situation things are quiet.    With  Russia in possession" of Manchuria there  will be a fight to oust herand we look  for a war between Russia and Japan as  the next move in the orient of importance. ''All accounts as far as -we know  of Boxer atrocities are correct.    They  certainly are a race of fiends; but were  urged on by the higher Chinese classes."  It made the boys wild to-see,their atrocities and our men were with difficulty  restrained    sometimes/However, .the  Russians,  French  and  Germans,  especially the former, kept up with them.  We' have  seen  Russian  cruelties  that  could  equal   anything  recorded.    They  spared neither women nor children."  WENT THROUGH A BRIDGE  ENTIRE STRUCTURE GIVES WAT  UNDER   SLIGHT  WEIGHT.  Passenger Train Had Just Crossed and  the Escape of Its Occupants Was  Simply Marvelous.  Urban Population.  WASHINGTON, July ll.���The census  office issued a bulletin today concerning  the urban population of the country. It  shows that 28,411,898 people in the  United States live in cities and towns  of over 4000 population. This is 37.3 per  cent of the entire population, a gain of  almost 5 per cent since the census of  1S90, when the percentage was 32.9.  THE SALOONS MUST, CLOSE  In Walla Walla on. Sunday.  WALLA WALLA, July ll.-rOne week  from   Sunday   any   business   house   ur  saloon  in  the county, of Walla Walla  opening its doors will be prosecuted on  complaint.    Seventy-three    farmers    of  this county presented a petition today  to prosecuting attorney Oscar Cain requesting that the section of Ballinger's  code of Washington relating to keeping  open saloons and places of amusements  be enforced."  The section specifies a fine  between $30 and $250 for violation. The  Jfarmors, allege that their harvest hands  come into 'town- Sunday; get drunk and  are either unfit for work Monday or do  not turn up at all.   The prosecuting attorney states that he., will,, enforce the  law.    He,said, last night: ' "I .have no  desire  to  evade  the  text- of the  code,  though it could be done.    The reason I  have  never  enforced-it  before  is  that  no complaint has been made and I was  not supposed officially to know the violation.   One petitioner would have been  enough   to   procure   the ,enforcement.  Seventy-three have petitioned, and the  penalty  of  neglect to  enforce, is   loss  of   office."     Mr.   Cain   then 'made   the  startling     statement:*    "All .business  houses  of  any  description.Will   be  included in this. .The petitioners specified  only saloons, but now that a start has  been made we will enforce the law to  the utmost.    It means that no business  houses would be open'a week from Sunday without being prosecuted on complaint."    Asked  if he would prosecute  on   his   own   resnonsibility,   Mr.   Cain  _isaid:__1The::e_wilLhe r.ovneed People-  ::���:  Hi  ���: i  in town are ready to,take the prosecu  tion up and make complaint on violation." The petitioners are all farmers  within a radius of 10 miles of Walla  Walla.- For years the harvest hands  have worked all week and on Sundays  have gotten drunk and have been intoxicated for several days. In the middle  of harvest the conseauence was heavy  loss, especially when hands were short.  This agitation resulted. The prosecuting, attorney looks at the letter of the  law! His theory is that If saloons must  close, there shall he no discrimination  and business houses must -jo with them.  Similarly, if business houses and ''a-  loons'cannot keep open in Walla Walla  it Is unfair they should In any part of  tlie county. Business houses will be  notified throu-rh the press to close. A  circular letter will ;be sent to some.  This will be the only notification.  Corean Troubles.  BERLIN. July ll.���The Cologne Gazette publishes a dispatch from Seoul,  Corea, dated July 0, saying that bloody  conflicts extending over a period of 10  days have occurred on the Island of  Quelpart between the Catholic missionaries and their pupils and the populace  of the island. Fifteen of the natives  and about 1300 of the mission pupils  are reported to have been killed during the encounters. The governor of  Quelpart, according to the dispatch, says  the trouble was the fault of the pupils  and arose from their support of the tax  collectors in levying' illegal taxes upon  the natives.  Eastern Baseball-  American���At Cleveland, Cleveland 6,  Detroit 1; at Boston, Boston 4, Athletics 1; at Milwaukee, Milwaukee 1, Chicago 5; at Washington, Washington 2,  Baltimore G.  Eastern���At Hartford, Hartford ,,  Rochester 0; at Providence, Providence  S. Toronto 2.  National���At Chicago. Chicago 3,  Philadelphia i; at Cincinnati, Cincinnati 4. Brooklyn 5.  From the Atlantic ocean to tlie head  of Lake Superior a vessel may sail in  Canadian waters a distance of 2260 statute miles.  CLEVELAND, Ohio, July 11.���A special to the Plain Dealer from Conneaut,  Ohio, says:    Just after 10 o'clock today three cars of the east and' locar  freight went through the Nickel Plate  bridge  at  Springfield,  Pa.    The  train  left Conneaut only a few minutes before the accident in charge of engineer  William Griffith and conductor Phil 'A.  Moore, both of Buffalo. fThe latter was"  killed outright.    The bridge gang was  at work on the bridge and the 10 men.  injured are mostly workmen.   The horrible affair occurred just after thepas-'  senger train No. 3 had pulled through.  The local, after the passenger train had '  passed, pushed three cars heavily laden"  out on to the structure to unload stone  for the masons working beneath on,the  large stone foundations.    The work, of  unloading   had  .hardly   begun,'   when,  without warning,  the whole  structure  bearing the three laden cars filled with,  laborers fell with an awful crash Into  the valley.    So suddt..  was the affair  that only  one  man,  a  mason  named  George Smith, had a chance to jump  in time to save himself from injury.  Five Italians are included in_the dead.���  These men, as tbe train fell,  had v.l  leaped as far as possible, so that only '  two or three were" buried under the av -  ful mass of debris at the bottom of the  ravine.   -These were easily pulled out ���  and carried to the top of the hill',and^~ *\  placed  on  the lawn  awaiting  medical  *���*"  assistance,  which  came promptly. -��� As i>  soon as the news of the accident reached Conneaut, the connecting train .md a; \r_  hurriedly constructed  ambulance train "<**'"  was  dispatched  to   the  scene  and   tho .���*  wounded were brought to Conneaut. The  living were conveyed to a hospital.,The  remains  of-'the dead  were  transferred  to the morgue for identification.  The place where the accident occuned' ���  "'  was a crooked creek directly north of  East Springfield.    For many years the * j  creek  has* been  spanned   by  a  heavy J '  structural  steel  bridge.    On  May  J 0th  work of filling'up the valley "was "com- -J r  menced.    Down  in  the ravine* 55  feet "  below masons were at work*buildinS a'�� '  large stone abutment. - _     . /    <���  The scene presented a horrible ap- J* >  pearance. The steel was wrenched and  twisted into one huge masst The three  cars containing stone .were broken into  by this and the railway track obliterated in% the pile. The'accident stopped  all traffic on the line. The passen^ars  weie sent over the Lake Shore. The  cause of the wreck can be laid only to>  accident. For-a long time/all -tiains  have been recuired to reduce1 their  speedto four miles an hour in p*~.3'*iug  over the bridge. Railroad men regard it  as little less than miraculous '���h'a'" it  withstood the strain of the heavy laden  passenger train. No. 3 while "moving,  slowly over it, and five minutes later  fell while only the wei-rht of three uncoupled cars were standing on it.  Wednesday's Wreck.  =^KANSAS^CITYrTuly";7117^-Of-trei_2r  persons injured in the Alton wreck Still  in Kansas City hospitals, two are not  likely to live throughout the night and  three others are fatally hurt, but - will  probably survive until tomorrow. Five  of the injured left for their homes this  morning. -  Damage Was Small.'  GALVESTON, Texas., July 11.���Two  hundred dollars will more than cover  the damage occasioned by wind and  water from last night's storm. Four  small houses were floated from their  foundations and overturned. The tide  was six feet, which is the highest since  188G, with the exception of the storm  of last September. The Galveston  weather bureau at 10 o'clock announced  that the disturbance is moving northwest, and is now central west of San  Antonio. A high tide is predicted for  Galveston tonight, but nothing like as  high as that of last night.  <?4  Ask Removal of Eveehardt.  TOPEKA. Kansas, July 11.���A delegation from the colored ministerial union  of Kansas is here endeavoring to persuade governor Stanley to remove sheriff Everhardt of Leavenworth county  from office. They claim the sheriff was  guilty of malfeasance in not attempting  to rescue or protect Fred Alexander,  the young negro who was burned at the  stake by a Leavenworth mob on January 15th last. The governor and attorney general are carefully considering  the evidence presented and it is expected by some, that the officer will be  removed.  In Qeneral.  The spider has no wings, yet he often  takes a by.  Some juries lose a lot of time trying  to find a verdict.  The men who succeed are those who*  arrive promptly on time.  The honest blacksmith is seldom inclined to give up his vise.  The tree that bears the most fruit to  market is said to be the axle-tree.  Ambition has prevented many a mart  from making a success of small things; r!  si.  ft'  '_ ���  fj  f'i  V   '  5  "J  ���1  THE  THIBUKE: NELSON, B. C., FRIDAY, JULY 12 1901  �� o.-->-'-fa'-'8>'"**i-*a'*a>;3<<'i*?^   -iXt   >->*>S,g*^*S*fll'S,*S!:&'-iil''Sr*.  ^3r$.^^^^-53S-^35-5-^ W ?9^*^^'��,:��!*e:i��*fti-SP-fr*^J:  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  THE HUDSON'S BAT COMPANY  BAKER STREET, NELSON, B. C.  WE HAVE JUST RECEIVED THE FOLLOWIJIC DAINTIES ESPECIALLY  SUITABLE   FOR  CA.MPINC AJ4D PICNIC PARTIES:  ARMOUR'S COUNTRY CLUB HAVIS-A choice assortment of Armour's Coun-  * n -i in,     try Ch)b specja]tios   Do not  forget t0  luncheon  of them  Do not  in your  CHICKEN  A LA tyERINCO  TENDERLOIN- OF BEEF  have some  uasket.  composed of large pieces of boiled  chicken, mushrooms, French trufllcs,  with the addition of a full flavored sauce  made from the fillet of tenderloin boiled  and put up in the natural beef gravy.  Tenderloin stew, veal cutlets, pork cutlets, sliced chicken,  and tongue, sliced dried beef, ham loaf, veal   loaf,   chicken  loaf, sliced.Star ham, etc., etc.  THE HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY  BAKER STREET, NELSON, B. C.  m  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  4*}  l.fey.^J'y'^.g.g.Jif.'g.g.'gS-*^      W        0-V00    0"0-0-0'0-0��0-0-*'-0  Train Robbers Surrounded.  ST PAUL, Minn., July 11.���A Helena,  Mont., dispatch says: Reports have  reached here that the Great Northern  express robbers have been surrounded  on People's creek, south of the Rockies,  with seven men guarding them, awaiting the arrival of forty men to assist  sheriff Griffiths. They leave Great Falls  this morning.  ��fre &Kxbxxw  Hired mine managers are putting a  "crimp" in Rossland and hired clerk:,  are doing the same for Nelson.  Compulsory arbitration is the one  remedy that will prevent bull-headed  mine managers, like McDonald and Kirby of Rossland, from ruining a comr.u-  n:t:-    Owing to tho stoppage ot work in the  mines at Rossland, tho copper furnace"'  at the Trail smelter will bo closed dowr,  train crews that handled shipments of  coal and coke will be laid off. and hundreds of men will be tin own out of employment Tlr** "* "11 brought about  because two men ive ii a position at  Rossland to b:cak c*.eiv business man  in the Trail Creek mining division when  they feel like *t. 1*3 it not too muc'i  power to entrust to two hired men?  * r     *  According to reports that come from  the Slocan Lake section of Slocan 1113-  - trict, the owners of the Arlington -nine  imagine they own the province. It is  said that they have placed obstructions  ''on wagon roads, pait "of the cost of  whicli ,was contributed by the government.    These   men   imagine  they   uio  "' in-the United States, where t'*e public  domain  is  often fenced   in  ard   notice  ', served on' the public to get off the fuce  . ,of the earth- Where i-* the ��rold commissioner of Slocan, dict"ict?  '��������� As long as the'muckers in every camp  in'Kootenay and Yale with the single  exception of'Rossland are'getting three  dollars a day, the muckers at Rossland  cannot be expected to wo-*k fov two  dollars and fifty cents a day with any  ' great degree of contentedness. A strike  had 'to come. It has come. The blame  :*5j��k its coming rests, in the opinion of  The /Tribune,   on   mine   managers   Mc  "Donald (arid Kirby. These two men have  done much to create.discontent and ill-  -feeling, not only, at Rossland but  throughout Southeastern British Columbia. It is to be hoped that men of  their peculiar mental composition will  not be' able. to��secure 'high .positions in'  any other mining-car^JiiJ^^pxoViiicc.  FOUNTAIN   A   fountain  pen   is  rvrivio not    a    necessity.  rClNO   ...     neither is the telegraph, telephone or  the railway, but  IT PAYS TO USE THEIVl  because they get here quick. The Swan  Fountain Pen is the reliable "get theie  quick" pen. We have it at ?3, $4, ?5, and  buy back without ouestion any pen  bought from us not proving absolutely  satrfrctoiy.  A writing machine that is fast coming into universal use is tlie  ,   "EMPIRE TYPEWRITES"  No better typewriter made; ?6 buys it.  THOMSON STATIONEBY CO. Ltd  Pianos *io Ui'\'i. NKLSON, B. C.  by it 'can renroduce portraits, sketches.,  maps and diaiiams. To be su**e, the  tiansmitter and receiver weie only 15  feet apart, but there was a brick wall  between, and the test wa<- veiy satisfactory.. The Herald proposes to utilize  the scheme foi .ppo'ti-*"* the a-rent  "Ainenca's " cup yacht race in the fall.  The man who in this day and a so sa/s  nny alleged scientific invention won't  be a success lays himself open to the  suspicion of not keeping tiack of tlie  tuumphs of the time; for most of the  brilliant successes of modern days ate  on lines pronounced impracticable beforehand The steamship, the telegraph,  the telephone, the linotype, and other  inventions th��t might be named are  conspicuous examples of this fact.  There-is a difference iii the'.'type 'of  men' who' are developing -the..resource's  of New.Ontario-and those -Who are attempting to���:. develop .' the mining ".resources of Rossland. Clergue "of the  Soo and McDonald-and Kirby of Rossland are not of the same stamp; The  first named is making a wilderness the  site of prosperous cities, and doing' it,  with the aid '6f labor, with-: which he  seems to have ho difficulty in handling.  The t*.y'o last named are '-doing- their  best to lay waste a prosperous city,  simply because they have not'sufllcicnt  brains:'to handle-the men who, In times  past, hiade that city prosperous,. Clergue  is of.the best type of men who.represent capital. Accomplished, broadmind-  ed, brainy, and energetic. McDonald  and Klrb'.v are' types of men who liv?d  when men were burned at the stake for  opinion's sake, and their mission today-  is to crucify workingmen, who., dare to  Jiclong to labor organizations.  Faith Curers Mobbed.  CHICAGO, July il.���A '��� crowd of  Dowie's disciples, headed by Elder Piper,  who went to Evanston to hold a meeting, were mobbed last night, and the  Dowieites and the mob being so dem-.  onstrative "mayor Patton ordered put  the fire department. A stream of water  was directed among the followers of the  Chiistian Catholic church and the crowd  ��� f-iino'uiHlirig them. During, the time that  the water was thrown into the crowd  t <-��� Dowi'utes raised their voices in  songs and continued singing until the  water was shut off. Elder Piper and a  number of Dowieites were arrested and  taken to the court house and charged  with disorderly conduct and inciting a  j aot  ���   One of the Brilliant Successes  The  New York   Herald   claims,   and  by means of dot and dash illustrates,  "another   practical   application   of   the  marvels of wireless telegraphy," where-  ' Chicago  May's" Way.  The woman iu the case of the Ameii-  can sate  bmglaries  in  Paris who was  with "Eddie Genans" when he was ar-  ' rested,   and   escaped   111   the   contusion  and leached London, but who has be'*n  i  lined back and arrested, proves to be  "Chicago May," well known to the police" on both sides of the Atlantic  Though she has never boen convict 3d  in England, fche has three times be*n  committed for trial in London for pocket-picking and lai ceny from the perso 1,  but has always managed to escape  through lack of evidence "Chica _\o  May" had a little specialty of her own  in the thieving line ���ii was a lucrative  one.    On   making  the  acquaintance  of  .well-dressed menr at hotels, the mii3.o  halls, or in the streets, as was her guae-  =less=-ni*acticeit7She=-wa3=in=theHiabit=ofj  asking them, to take her for-a drive in  ; a. .hansom. This accomplished, May,  who. possesses a beautiful set of strong  white' teeth, would lay her head affectionately on her-companion's coat lapel  and bite off his scarfpin or his shirt,  studs,, as the case mi-rht be. Although,  as has been-said, she has three times  been committed for trial for this little  indiscretion, her victims could -never  he induced to give evidence against her.  'It was."Chicago May" who violated the  constitution and by-laws of the Lamb's  Club when."that organization first opened its new house in Thirty-sixth street,  New York, by boldly entering the basement? smoking room one evening and demanding a drink���on a wager, as it  afterward . turned cut. Tne* horrifl ��� I  "lambs" begged her to withdraw, but  she declined to do so until her thin-'t  had been slakeii by a small bottle. She  was finally accommodated, and, in ordor  to rid themselves of he--' society without a scene, one of the club cabs was  called and bidden to take "Chicago May"  wherever she wanted to go.   The driver  "returned to the club very tired about 8  o'clock the next morning with a bill fo:*  $24:50. The woman had kept him going  all night.    .   Challenger Improves.  ROTHESAY, Firth of Clyde, July 11.  ���Tho two Shamrocks had another trial-  today, going out to windward in a four-  knot breeze. Though tbe Shamrock J.  had th3 best of the start, and the weather  berth, the Shamrock II quickly closed  the gap, parsed the older boat and hold  a clear had wnen they both were becalmed of!' Cumbrae. Mr. Watson, tho  designer of the cup challenger, wants  the trials continued next week.  Hunt for Treasure  BRIDGEPORT, Conn., July 11.���Active steps are about to commence in the  search of the wreck of.the steamer Lexington, whicli sank in Long Island  sound off this port more than half a  century ago. The hull is supposed to  contain specie to the amount of half  a million dollars, which under the marine law still belongs to any person finding it.   A National University.  DETROIT, Mich., July 11.���Despite  strong opposition on the part of those  opposed to a. national university, the  National Educational Association today  adopted a resolution reaffirming its former declaration in favor of such a university. The resolution, whicli was offered by president Jesse of the University of Missouri at the business session immediately following the morning session, read: "Resolved, That this  association hereby reaffirm its former  declaration in favor oC the establishment by the national government of a  national university devoted not to collegiate but to true university work."  Rates Will Be Raised  CHICAGO, July ll.���The supreme  lodge of the Knights of Pythias tod iy  decided to raise the insurance rate to  the maximum prescribed by the national  fraternal congress to meet the deficiency of $500,000 in the treasuiy of tin*  endowment rank.  PUBLIC AUCTION  OF VALUABLE REAJ. PROPERTY,  PLANT, STEAM TUG, BARGE, MATERIAL AND FIXTURES.  May Replace Strathcona.  CHICAGO, July 11.���A London cable  to the Hcrald-Rcord states that a movement is on foot in London to replace  lord Strathcona, Canada's high commissioner. The dispatch intimate.-* that lord  Strathcona is not energetic enough In  regard to Canada's tir.de interests, and  that the appointment of a younger man,  it is thought, would brimr about a betterment of conditions in this respect.  The undersigned have received instructions from the Ontario Powdpr  Works f o offer for sale by public auction  in the stable building on Hall street,  bewteen Baker and Vernon streetward  known as the Reynolds stables, ir tLe  City of Nelbon on  TUESDAY, JULY 30th, 1901  At 1 O'clock P. M., Sharp.  the  following  desirable  improved  real  efatate, steamboat and barge, plant, etc.,  Site, comprising 125 awes of land,  opposite Five- mile Point, with auout  500 yaids of water liont, ard good  wlarf,12 by 21 leet, with 103 fe<*t ol  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 line with the  City of Nelson, and described as follows' Ono building 10x40 feet, 1 building 1G x 40 feet, 1 building 20 x 20 feet.  1 building 24 x 60 feet, 1 building 20 x 30  teet, 1 workshop 20 x 20 feet, dwelling  house 14 x 24 feet.  Steamboat "Red Star" and scow.  One 12-horse power boiler and engine, on wheels.  One upnght boiler with engine and  fitting*-  About 100 cases of gutta percha fuse,  125,000 detonatois, etc.  About 90 iron drums, used as oil  tanks, culverts and sewage purposes.  Two Faii-bank scales, of one ton ca-  =pacity.=also=toolSi=household=utensilsr  and other articles too numerous to mention, a list of which may be seen at the  works, at tlie Nelson office of the company or at the office of the auctioneers.  ���Office furnishings consisting of one  roll top desk, one J. & J. Taylor safe,  ten foot length standii.g desk, letter  presses with stand, office counter with  twelve drawers, stools, chairs, etc.  Intending purchasers may inspect any  of the above articles by consulting wit!:  H. Maepherson. Nolson agent, at his office in the Madden Block. Ward street.  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 furth'-i-r particulars apply to the  undersigned auctioneers, or to  H. MACPHERSON, Maddeii Block,  Agent Ontario Powder Works; Nelson.  CHAS. A. WATERMAN* CO  AUCTIONEERS.  ROOMS 11 and 15.      K. W. C. BLOCK, Nelson  SALE OF REYNOLDS* STABLE.  At the close of the sale of the realty  and effects of the Ontario Powder Works  the undersigned will also, offer for sale  tho 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.  ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT TAILOR.  TRE   ONT HOTKL, BLOCK.  .*2��*^ 'JS'^fr ���S*--*-"* v^fc-5^ \2&'.2ft -:a*.-**���**��� ���^���JSfr ���JS'J?* v2& 0" ��� 00 -0* - 0* ���00' - 0* '0* ��� 0" -0��' - ** -0* ��� 0" ���0s' -0��L-<��*' __,*^ ��____. *  ���ffif}?' 00' 0*' 00' 00' 00' 00' 00 ' 00' 00' 00'00' 00'i0''00700' 00 ^.^.^.^.^.^.^.^.^.^^.^.T^.^.^*^***^ '^'^  nrTTTiTTTTTiini��:niini'iiTniir  NEW-  UNDERWEAR  minium}  tor  to ��  to \  to_   9\ ���  9* rs ��    i  | Special  ffi   ~~ ~~~~ : "  #> Mens Fine Balbrig--  9\ gun Underwear at  �� per garment. . . . .  6  rvine  36 Baker Street, Nelson.  Attractions  IVjEN'S SOFT AND STARCHED SHIRT  to  91  .to  to  to  to  to i  to    I  toL  4V*/*-< 00 .00 .00 .00 .00.00*00 * 00-00 ��� 0f_ '00 * 00 '00 ' 00 '00 . 00 ���  f * d-Q^ i*\}_____^0 4tt^" ^^fc^"* ^t.1^* 4H\_t^ ^V^r ^^__^* ^^_%^^ ^tt__0 ^Bfr*"-tfQ^^ ^^B^' 4K__t0 4_\W^^ *%&b^0 *4Mm  v-f^r*^*--** ���,������. ���'���^���������k -^^ ���*�����������. -^ ���*��*k '*��k ���*-*��. ���***, ������*���������* ������*���������>���* ������st- *���**�������� ���  tfnxx* innixinnni cixuiuxjirxiii:  "     NEW '       |  HOSIERY. j  XZXXZZZXZZXZZZTZZZXZZZZZZZZZZlXZZZXZXZXt  Fred Irvine  36  Baker  Street  ' 00- 00 '  Men's Cotton Hose  Special this week  at per pair ......  xrixixxixxUKXnxxnnxxxizMixixxainxi;  J5JEW  NECKWEAR.  00-00 '00-00'  tixxzxxxzzxzxzzzzzxzxz:azzxzzzxzxzzzxixzzxx_ti  : ^b����-<bS *3t��**ia- x*��: -��**> -*5B�� U��. -  I . 00.   00 .  00.   00 . 00.  00  ��� 00 .00  KOOTENAY   COFFEE CO.  ************************  Coffee Roasters  Dealers in Tea and Coffee  ************************  We are offering at lowest price** the best  grades of Ceylon, India, China and Jaw.n  Teas.  Our Bos*-, Mocha and Java Coffee, per  pound 9  40  Mocha and Java Blend, 3 pounds  1 00  Choice Blend Cofree, 4 pounds  1 00  Special Blend Coffee, 0 pom ds  1 00  Rio Blend ConVe. 6 pounds  1 00  Special Blend Ceylou Tea, per pound 30  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY COFFEE CO.  Telephone 177.  P. 0. Box. 182.  WESTIBAKER STREET, NELSON.  imiinim  raocm  Carpets  We have just received a Consignment of  FISHING TACKLE  WE  HAVE THE BHST  FLIES  AND   THE  BEST LEADERS  MADE.  Minnows, silver and "?old and Phantoms  "Silk-Lines  Landing Nets  And a <-plendid line of. all fishing requisites.  CANADA DRUG & BOOK GO.  K.-W..!c. Block.       Corner Ward and Baker St*  MANHATTAN SALOON  Domestic  and  Imported  WHISKIES  WINES  ALES  STOUTS-  CIGARS  Domestic  and  Imported  OUR PRICES ARE RIGHT.  J, G.  BUNYAN   &  CO.  West Baker'Street, Nelson.  aaa  wvamt  aonil  WHOLESALE TB APE  ,-ERATED AND MIKERAL WATERS.  THORPI* & CO., LIMITED.���Corner Vernon  and Cedar streets, Nelson, manufacl-urers  of and wholesale doalers in derated waters aud**  fruit syruua.   Sola agonts for Halcyon Spr'nira  mineral water.   Telophono 00.  ASSAYEHS'   SUPPLIES.        ���  WF. TEETZEL & CO.-Corner Baker iit.d  ��   Josephine etreeti~, Nelson, wholesale denl  era  in   assayers   -mpplios.   Agents .-'ior Denva 7  Fire Clay Co. of Denver. Colorado. '.���"'������.-.'���  COMMISSION  MERCHANTS.  KJ. EVANS & CO.-Baker  street,  ���   wholesale    dealers   in   liquors,  Nol-oh  .. .-��� clears -  cement, tire brick aud flro'olay,-.water: pipe *.nd  steel ruilH, and geueral commission merr-ha-tits.  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.      "1"  KOOTKNAY ELECTRIC  SUPPLY , & CON-���  STUUCTIONCO-VIPANY-V/holesalo-loal-  er.i in tolaphonoi*. annunciators,, bolls,, batterlos,  fixtures, etc., Houston blook. Nelson.  FLOUS,AND FEED.  BRACKMAN - KKR MILLING COMPAN Y  ���Coreula,; Flour, ��� Grain, Hay. Straight or  mixed cars shipped to all Kootonny |-\iiuw.  (Sraln elevators at all prinoipal points ou Cal��.try-  Edmouton }*.. R. Mills at, Victoria, New Woab  mitishvr-. fttii* Rdraoutwi. Alberm. ..  FfiESH AND SALT MEATS.  BURNS &   CO.-Bakor   street,   Nelson,  wholosale doalers in fresh aad onred meata.  Cold storage.  P.  B  ���E  E  R  S'  ANHEUESER-BUSCH  at. Louis.  PABST  Milwaukee.  CALGARY  Calgary.  REISTERER &  Nelson.   ���  GOSNELL  Nelson.  .  CO.  B  ,'E  E  R  S  JOSEPHINE   STREET.   NEAR   BAKER.  R. REISTERER & CO.  BBKWURH JiNV BOlTLKiM Or  FINE LAGER BfeER, ALE  AND PORTER  GROCERIES.  A MACDONALD & CO.-Corner Front and  ��� Hall stroots, wholesale Brooers * and  ������obbers In blankets, glovon, jnittfl, boots, rubbers,  mackinawe. aud miners' pimdrle's. * -  KOOTENAY SUPPLY   COMPANY,   LfMI-  TKD���Vernon   street,  Nelson,   wholosale  Krooers.  TOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front) strreHtj. Nel  ���J    son, wholesalo ofrocers,  J   Y. GRIFFIN & CO.���Front street), Nelson  meats, buttar and e**%8.  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  HBYSRS & CO.-Cornor Bakor and Josephine  *   stroots, Nelson, wholo.ialo dealers tn hard  ware ami mtiiluK HnppUes.  Powder' Co.  AKents for Uiant  TREMONT HOUSE  321 TO 331 BAK&U STREET, NELSON  Prompt) and.regular  <li\.v*rr hn. thn *ir*rt��  Brewery at Nolson  FREE   HOT   LUNCH  FROM 12 to 2 O'CLOCK  AT  THE  ATHABASCA   TODAY.  Hidden \\ome  Baker and Ward  St-reeta, Nelson  wvwwjwm* MEALS 25 CENTS  Room's Lighted by Electricity and Heated by St*=am 25 Cents to $1  QUEEN'S HOTEL  '    BAKER BT'l��SKT. NELSON. i  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  Large comfortable  Doarocuis and  flrstMjlass  dininK-room. Sample rooms for commercial men,  RATES $2 PER DAY  IVjrs. E. 0. OiarKe, Prop.  tATlt OV THB ROVArV HOTBt. OAWURP  REWARD.  The onl; hotol In Nelson that has remained  under one management since 1880.  The bed-rooms aro well furnished and Itffhtod  by eleotrioitiy.  The bar Is always stocked by tho best dont g.  tio and Imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN. Proprietor.  LAWKKNCK   HARDWARK     COMPANY  llakor SU..  Nelson,  wholesale   doalers ln  hardware and mini-!*-; snpplios, and water and  plumbora' suppllon.  LIQUORS AND DRY ^OOBS.  'TtURNKK, BRKTON & CO. �� rner Vernon  ���*��� and Josephine stroots, r. id ia, wholosiile  dealers ln llqticirs, oitjars and dry nuoii., A|reuU  tor Pabuli BrewlriK Co. of Milwaukee and Cal  (rary Brawint*: Co. of Calfrary.  WINES AND CIGARS.    ''    ~  r��AIjIFO.KNIA WINB COMPANY, LIMI  *���* TWD--Comer F>onb and HaU slireeNa, Nel  soni wholesale -lealorn In wine" (oaso and tin Ik,  *.i.A rtnTr>��oMn nkkH H-��>T)or*i��':* nlc**.**-*.  A. R. BAKROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PFIOVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  OoT-n<*r Vlcfturl* ��nd Kootenay ritreeta.  P. n    Rnr ���*���*���* TRir.W.PRnMII) VO  "��  Largo stock of high-class Imported (roods. A  specialty of the square shoulder���the latest  fishionincoata.  Everybody   Welcome  Tho undersigned will offer as a reward for the  recovery of the body of Lefelio Wilson, tho 12-  year-old boy drowned off the tu�� Halys on  Sunday, Juno 2nd, the sum of twenty-five dollars.  DAVE CLARKE.  Pilot Bay, June 13th, 1901,  SLOGAN JUKCTIOja HOTEL  J. H. MoMANUS, Manager  Bar stocked with best) brands of wlnea, liquors,  and Cigars. I'eer ou draught. Large comfortable room*.  Vint oUra baMa dob d  (Vo. ITS)  CERTIFICATE  ���01'' THE���  Reg-istration of an Extra Pro-  vineial Company.  "Companies Act, 1897."  I hereby certify that the "German Mining and  Milling Company" has this day been registered  as an Xxlra Provincial Company, under the.  "Companie* Act. IS!)"," to carry out or efl'ect all  or any of the objects hereinafter set forth to  whicli the le-jic'ativo authoriry of the Legislature of British Columbia extend?.  Tho head ofllce of the Company is situato in  Ihe City of Tacoma, State of Washington,  U. S. A.  The amount of the capital of tho Company is  ono hundred thousand dollars, divided into one  hundred thousand (-hares of one dollar encti.  ������ he head ollicc of ihe Company in this Province in situate at Nelson, and Richard Papo, Labours, whose address is Nelson aforchaid, is Lhe  attorney for the Company.  'i ho time of the existence of tho Crmpany is  fifty years. ,  Given under ir.y hand mid seal cf ofllce at  Victoria. Province of British Columbia, this 10th  dayof  Juue, one thousand niuo  hundred and  "fu s ] S. Y. WOOTTON  Registrar of Joint Companies.  Th-' objects for wliich the Company has been  established are tliosi? set out in the Certificate of  iRegisti-dtion fri-sn'cd t.o iho Compnny on the 1st  February, IS9SI. and which aupi-ars in the British  Columbia Gazette on the 18th February, 1897. ���assa-aa  ESSE  THE  TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B. C, FRIDAY, JULY 12, 1901  ii -I  BANK OF MONTREAL  CAPITAL, all paid up.."..$12,CX)O.OCX).O0  . RiJST           7,000,000.00  UNJDIVIDBD PROFITS      ,427,180.80  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal .. .Prosident  Hon. George A. Dvuuimoud Vice-President  K.S. Cloi'dton Ganoral Managor  NKLSON BRANCH  Cornor Bakor and Kootenay Streots.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  branches In London (England) Nkw York,  Cuicaoo, and all tho principal cities in Cans-da.  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  WITH WHICH IS AMjYLGAMATBD  THE  BANK  OF BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE:  TORONTO.  Paid-up- Capital,  Reserve Fund,  -      -      88 000,000  -      -   $2,000,000  ACCRECATE RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000.  Hon. Geo. A. Cox,  President.  Buy and soil Sterling Exchango and Cable  Transfers. ���  Grant Commorcial and Travelers' Credits,  available iu any part of tlio world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made. Eto.  Saving's Bank Branch  CUHUKNT HATH OH* INTEIIK8T PAID.  Electric  Cars Run Without Trolleys  The.Metropolitan Street Railway Company's officials of Now York  have repeatedly said that the only reason that  they continued  to  experiment'with the  clumsy, dirty and unsafe compressed air  cars was because the expense of putting  in electrical subways on crosstown linos:  is  prohibitory.    This is  because,  as it  was said, of tlio interference of all sorts  of pipe lines and subways at the avenues whieh makes it cost as much to  cross a single avenue as it does to build  a mile of straight track.   Now that Mr.  Edison  has' perfected  his  storage  battery this may solve the problem and result in  finally  relieving the streets of  New York of the horse cars, but there  may be no need to even wait for this.  Paris has set New York an example in  .     tliis matter, and lias electric cars in us5  over miles of track without using either  the storage battery, an overhead trolley  Avire or an underground  trolley. The'se  lines  which   have just  been  completed  for the companies of tlie Bast and West,  reach to the Opera on one side aiid to  Montfermen on the other, use a surface  contact system not unlike tliat of cap-  ' tain Murphy, whicli was exhibited last  year at Manhattan -Beach.   That in use  in Taris is the Diatto system. Along-the  surface of the street, at intervals of 10  feet, are placed metal studs, each slightly  raisotl  above  the  surface  and  eaoh  fixed firmly in place.   A shoe fitted under the car slides along ph.these'studs,  touching a second stud, each time before  it leaves the last.    Under each stud ;is  a piece of soft iron rod floating-in a cup  of mercury.   A cable carrying the working  current  runs   beneath   the  surfac-'  of the street and connects the cups one  ���with another.   As the cars pass magnets  in them raise up the soft iron rods beneath and this makes the contact that,  feeds the current to the car's motors.'  As the car'passes the rods drop back,  leaving the studs on theP'stveet' electrically   dead.    It has been   ar-rued that  snow   and   ice:'would   make   such   systems unworkable in our winters,.but in  answer to this it may be said that it is  just  as   necessary^to   keep   the  tracks,  of the trolley lines clear as it would be  :).* to clear the line of studs.  ,Uses for Liquid Air.  As there is reason to believe that a  syndicate has been formed for the purpose of floating a limited company ostensibly for the commercial utilization  of- liquid air, one or two observations  . on this interesting substance" may be  timely. In the judgment of the most  prominent authorities on the subject,  the commercial use of liquid air is not  an economic possibility. It is true that  a larg-e number. if suggestions have  been made pointing to its adaptability  for different purposes. It has been proposed as an explosive,: and liquid air  cartridges have actually been used with  'indifferent results for blasting. Mr.  Tesla lias been credited with its employment for increasing electrical conductivity, and thereby transporting-elec-  tric energy for thousands of. miles without loss. Liquid air, too. has been suggested as a motive power, a preservative, a caustic for medical purposes, and^  ===a=variet-y-of^otlicr=similar^emproylrrefftl7  Robt. Kllgour,         Vice-President.  London Offlco, GO Lombard Street, E. C.  New York  Offlco, 16   Exchange   Place.  and iii Branches in Canada and tho  United States.  IMPERIAL BANK  oif   o.a.:c*t-a.:d.a.  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Intorest allowed on deposits.   Present rate  threo por cent.  GRANGE  V.  HOLT,  Manager Nelson Brunch.   .  to this it places ih the order of injurious-  ness, beginning wMth the.worst first, the  cigar, the pipe, and the cigarette.  It has to be borne in mind, however,  that liquid air for power purposes cost's  ���200 times as much as steam., requiring  200 degrees (Fahrenheit) of frost for its  production, and that in any case it is  expensive.to make, and most difficult of  preservation. No doubt it excited great  hopes on its entry into the world as a  manufactured product, but the bettor in-'  formed now regard it as destined to relapse into the position of a more scientific curiosity.   ': _.;  Cigarettes, Pipes and Cigars;  The London Lancet, the foremost medical journal in mo world, has como f;o  the conclusion that the most injurious'  way to smoke tobacco is by means of  a cigar. The pipe, it declares, is next  in   harmfulness,   and   tho   much-abused  ���>  cigarette least laden with evil effect*:.  It is practically certain, tho Lancet declares, that the nicotine of tobacco docs  not ��oceu!' as-such, at any rate to any  extent, in the smoke. By far tho  greater portion of the nicotine in tobacco���and the amount of nicotine in  Virginia tobacco does-not often exceed  one per cent, although there is a popular idea that the. quantity of nicotine  is much more than this���is destroyed by  , the combustion. New products, however, aret formed, consisting of tobacco  taroils, which are undoubtedly' poisonous. The foul smell of a well-used pipe  is due to these oils, .in which'analysis  has shown but a trifling quantity of  nicotine. The composition of these oils  indicates that they are very closely related to nicotine, and their chief constituent is pyridine, and it and its "relatives" are responsible for the violent  headache, trembling and giddiness following excessive smokin*-". The degree  of poisonous quality of the smoke, however, probably depends largely upon tlie  completeness of the combustion; Tho  combustion of the cigarette is probably  more complete than that of the tobacco  in a pipe or of tho uncut leaf of a cigar.  But the pipe serves as a condenser, the  condensed products not. reaching ui~  mouth. The filthy fluid accumulating in  a pipe is very poisonous. A good deal  of condensation must take place in the  cigar, and, moreover, the products reacn  the mouth and are absorbed.   According  Most Icy Sro5 in the World.  The coldest region ���,-*, the. world, that  of Werkonjank,  in  Siberia,   where the  lowest temperature ���cf 90 degrees Fahrenheit has beeen observed and the mean  of January's 4S degrees Fahrenheit, is  inhabited   by   about   10,500   persons   cf  the Jakut and Lam lit races.   In a laixe  part of the region, according to the representation of Sergius Kovalik, in this  bulletin of the Geographical Society of  Irkutsk,  the air  is  so  dry and winds  are  so  rare  that  the intensity  of  tne  .cold is not fully realized.   Farther east  there are'sometimes terrible storms. In  the summer time the temperature sometimes rises to SG degrees F. in the shade,  while  it freezes  at  night.    The  latter  part of this season is often marked by  copious rains and extensive inundations.'  Vegetation   is   scanty.    There are   n*  trees, only meadows.    The people hunt  fur-bearing animals, fish and raise cattle and reindeer.   It requires about'eight  cows  to  support  a  family,  four  being>  milked in the summer and two in the  winter.    The cattle are fed hay in the  winter and allowed to go put occasionally when'it'is not too cold, their teats  being  carefully  covered   up   with  felt:  Milk is the principal food, occasionally'  supplemented   with   hares,   which   are  quite   abundant     The    houses   are    of  wood, covered with clay, and consist of  one room, in which the people and their  animais   live   together.     The  wealthier  classes are better provided with lodging  and food.   The people are very hospitable but excessively punctilious concerning points of honor, such as the placo at  table.  New Pipes in the Museum.  Four hundred pipes, no two of which'  r.ro alike, form part of a coll ection of  .Indian relics recently presented to ".lie  American Museum of Natural History  by Ancii-i-v- K. Douglasu. The majority  cf tho pipes were tised by 'prehtsU-ric  trii.vjs. A few arc medem make, and a  .small 'number ar.. of Dutch or English'  origin and evident!..' <*.*.���'.u* ini**- r ��������� ���'*���-.  session of the Indians through trading  with the early white settlers. It is easy  to distinguish the modern from the ancient pipes.. Those of prehistoric date  excel in beauty rf workmanship.' The  ancient tribes had a much higher artistic sense, corresponding somewhat to  that of the Aztecs in Mexico. Smoking  was not only a social pleasure to them  but a solemn rite. All the Indian artists'  patient skill went into the making of  elaborate pipes. They workedoWith stone  implements of a very crude sort. The  pipes for the- most part are stone, but  son:... live of pipe,clay and hard woods!  While they are fantastic in shape and  decoration, they show a curious similarity to pipes of modern time's. There  arc not so many ways in whicli a pipe  can be smoked', ,but the Indians varied  the rite, as much as possible. For ex^-  ample, thirty-nine of the pipes have the  clay stem set at a. widely obtuse angle  to the bowl; as against 103 which form  the ordinary right angle between bowl  and stem. FourJof,the_pipes--have^two^  Capital        ���       -       $2,600,000  Rest       -       -      -    31,850,000  H. S. HOWLAND ..Prosidont  D. R. WILKIE General Manager.  E. HAY Inspector.  to  to  to  to  SAVINCS   BANK   DEPARTMENT.  TUB   CURRENT   RATS   OF'   INTEREST   ALLOWED.  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker  Street.  J. M, LAY, Manager.  foot of the land, as it is now almost surrounded by flowing wells. He held  against all offers until ten days ago,  when he sold one acre for ?65,000. Yesterday he sold the remaining fourteen  acres of the tract for $600,000. The pur-,  chaser of the fourteen, acres is a syndicate in which former governor J. S.  Hogg is largely interested.  Lucky Meeting.  " eA- husky-looking, 'one-armed gentleman, wearing the slouch hat that denotes the Southerner to the manor born,  was entering the Aldington last week,  'when he came into head-end collision  with a dapper,' bewhis��.ered gentleman,  who was making his exit at a 2:40 gait.  As each recoiled from the impact, profound excuses were made, and nothing  would content the Southern gentleman,  who insisted that he alone was at fault,  but that the other should accompany  him to the chamber of; conviviality.  "My name is Oates, suh���William C.  Oates��� ex-member of congress from  Alabama," said the one-armed man, as  he released his hand from'his new acquaintance's.. "And .mine," said the be-  whiskered one, "is Hay���John Hay���  secretary of state." "Ha, ha, ha!"  laughed the bluff Alabamian, slapping  the premier on the back, "a good team,  surely, suh���Hay and Oates. I think I  can-see .thehorses in the carriages out-  side:sniflling the air hungrily. But this  time we'll reverse the .rule and consume  one of their kin. Waiter bring me a  pony, whiskey."  D. H/|cARTHUR  & Coy  RALPH CLARK,       '  I. O. NELSON,  Undertaker, Night Call 238. Manager  "stems, to one bowl, indicating that two  Indians must have smoked the:one pipe  simultaneously���probably to celebrate  peace or some, rellgioi'.s ril.e. Two pipes  have double -bowls, each bowl being  fitted with a stem opening. Several'are  shield pipes,-with,,odd short mouthpieces -  ,an<r no stems. A' dozen are platform  pipes, each bowl, setting .'in . a nicely  lio'irdwcil.pu^p.latq and fit tod with,a long  stem. The more brnftte-ones are carved  in thoshape of some animal or of human  features. One beautiful blaekwood has  the bowl-chased in bird patterns,' and  is upheld on either side, by sculptured  grizzly, bears'..'The work is .excellently  (lone and dates bapktp prehistoric times  when* the artist must have worked altogether with flint tools. Birds were popular both for the'shape of .'the pipes and  for relief., work. Many represe.nt- the  human head. Practically aU' tup-.pipes  were recovered from graves in Indian  .mounds'. Happy Hunting Qround,w~<.'-,  out a supply of tobacco and pipes.,, .',.',.  The.Douglas collection as a whole is  the most complete assembly of prehistoric Indian-implemonts'.ever,made..   .  Great Pecuniary Luck..-.r  ' Of the. many fortunes .'that;'have'been  made in the ���Beaumont' oil-"field-none,  quite equals in magnitude that;';\vhich'  has come to J. -N. Page, wholias'lived'  for many- years'in the little; town-of.  Georgetown, twenty miles north.of Aus'-'  tin. Mr. ;Page has been a hard working'  man-all his'.life., He is. now of middle-  age, and lias a wife and several children.-About'two years ago an .acquaintance of Mr. Page wrote him ltLi^Au.**,.-  him that he owned a tract of land situ-,  ated about four miles south' of Beaumont, which he desired to. sell,, as he  needed money. Mr. Page had a few hundred dollars saved, .and he bought tho  land; paying less than $200 for the whole  tract. He gave but little further thought  to his purchase, haying determined to  hold the little piece of land for; hfs  children. . When the great ���,. Lucas  gusher-was "brought-in," Mr/; Page began receiving- offers' for' his, land., 'lie"  went to Beaumont and found the tract  was on.-Spindle Top Heights, ih the  very heart of the proved oil district.  Later developments have proved con-,  clusively that there is oil under every  Furniture Dealers  Fuqeral Directors  and Embalmers  Finest Undertaking Parlors in City.  Only Hearse in City.  The Reliable House Furnishers.   .  A complete line of all kinds  of  Furniture.      Our   warerooms   are  now  overstocked   with   high-class  goods of all kinds. Carload of cheap  Bedroom Suites "just received.     To  make room for our  fall  goods  we  are selling at Eastern prices :  Veranda Chairs $4.50  Baby Carriages from $10 up  Go Carts from $2.50 up  Reclining Go Carts from $12 50 up  Reception, Easy and Large Rockers  Parlor Suites, Leather Chairs  Couches, Lounges and Divans  =Iron=Beds=$o=andnip====! ~  Brass Beds $25 and up.  Carpets', Rugs Floor Matting,  Linoleums and Oil Cloth selling at  almost cost.  We can furnish your house 10 per  cent cheaper than elsewhere.  Sole agents for the Marshall  Sanitary Mattress.  f  I H, H. PLAYFORD & CO. I  9.  m  91  m  m  91  m  m  91  fTOBACCO  91   91  91  (P  1��  91    ;    - '���:���'������  g:jp. O; Box 637.  MADDEN   BLOCK  NELSON."  AND  MERCHANTS  91  91  91  ���p  91  CIGAR 1  91  *  m  <*�����  Telephone 117. %  if&i    ������ ,*  "7^*********************^  Ward Bros.  ^FAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Desirable Business and Residence Lots  in (Bogustown) Falrvlew Addition.  Office on Baker Street, west; of Stanley Streeb  NELSON.  NOTICE.  Any nTsmi** acting aR trackwalkers or special  constables for tho Cani-diaii Pacific Railway  Cbmpany dtirlro!: i .the Trackmen's strike aro  respectfully notiflfd.that they are actio*; against  the best lni.efes,'s'of orsranized labor.  T. G. JfcMANAMOy,  Orsraulzar B. of It, T. of A.  Nelson^ June 25th, luoi.  to  to  9\  to  to  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 your favor���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.  All watch repairing guaranteed,  as-we employ none but the'best  workmen..  OUR WATCHMAKING AND JEWELRY.DEPARTMENT HAS NO EQUAL IN B. C.  %  JACOB DOVEfi,  THE JEWELER  C. P. R. WATCH INSPECTOR.  NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  Mail orders receive our prompt  and careful attention. Our prices  are always right.  torn  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  9\  to  m  to  to  j*  ^~'��*^*^ *00*00 *00*00*00*00*00*<S^*00'fS^'00'00Jit_i0L ���VVS^^'^'^^^*^^^i>'>^^'^*J��></>  1 .c_9^^____p'0a0^^i^0^t^*^^ <*B^-<Bfcr-^"���**^-^****fr><*****i^<<'fc-<*^y-y;g- - ^s.*y ^^<^^^^t'7*^g^^^^^^g<^M8^^M*^i^^^g''^^B^'^^^^^^^^5^^i���^M*^,**^Mt-^a* *  THE-  Mansfield Manufacturing Go.  |NELSON,  B. C. -:���_._..-  Builders ��5d  Contractors  Having- taken over the business of the West Kootenay Brlek &  Lime Company, Limited, of Nelson, I begr to ask fop a continuance  of the patronage 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 in 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  marble products, and next season we shall be in a position to supply  these products at reasonable rates.  We shall also Keep on hand a stock of Fire Brick, Fire Clay,  Tiles and Cement.  Our Bricks'and Lime Rock have taken the First Prizes at the  Spokane Industrial Exposition in 1899 and also this year. We also  seeured 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 ia     .  Tbe West Kootenay Brick * Lime Co., Ltd  R. B. REILEY  (SUCCESSOR TO H. D. ASHCROFT);  BLACKSMITHS   AND   WOOD  WORK-**  EXPERT HORSESHOEING.  TRADES   UNIONa  T\JELSON SOCIALISTIC EDUCA1JONAI  ��������*��� CLUB meets every Sunday at 3 o olock p.m.  In the Miners' Union Hall. A cordial invitation  is extended to every one to come and lake part  in discussions.   John Roborts, secrotary.  AUNDRY "WORKERS' UNION Ob' NELSON ���"  No. 8591, A F. of L.���Meete in Miners' Union'  Hall, C. P. R. Mock, corner of Baker and Stan   ,  Special attention riven t- SU kinds of repairing  andonstom work from O'.'Seide points. Heavy  boltw tnarin to nrdnr on shot' noMna  P. Burns & Co.  Wholesale and Retail   ^ealecsJruMeats  NOTICE.  Canckllatioi*  ob*   Reservation,' Kootenai*  District.  ���VTOTTCrc i ��� horoby given that tho rosorvatlon  L placed >nn Ihnf. purfioiilnr, p-irru! nf Innd.  which may bo described aH'couiinri.c.n.u- nt, tb"  northeast corner of - Town-hip (8.1) !��� ight A,  Kootenay District, which is also tho northeast  corner of Bl>-ck 12,' grained to tho Nelson and  Fort RhcpDnrd Railway 'Company by Crown  grant dated 8th March, 1893; thenm duo oast l(j  miles; thence due south to the International  Rounnary : that ce duo west along said boundary  IS milOH; thenco north to tho p.'ace of commencement, notice whereof was published in the  British Columbia Gnzette, and-dated Tih May,  1898, is hereby rescinded.  W. S. GORE��  Deputy Commissioner of Lands & Works.  Lands and Works Department,  Victoria, B. C. 23rd May, 1901.  lev streets, on fourth Friday in~ every month ab  7:30 p.m. sharp.       - '"  Federation cordially in  rick, president; A. WVMoFee, secretary,  p.m. sharp.    Visiting members of American  Federation cordially invited to attend.   C.-Frod  NELSON MINERS' UNION NO. UU, W. F. cf  .  M.���Meets in miners' union rooms, northwest corner of Baker and Stanley streets, every  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock.   Visiting mem  bers weloome. M. R. Mowatt, President. Jarae  Wilkes,   8ecret\ry.    Union Scale oic Wagm'  for Nelson    District���Per7 shift,   machine  men, ?3.50: hammersmen miners, $3.25; muckers,   -  carmen, shovelers and other underground laborers, "J3 00. :���:>.  TRADES AND LABOR (JOUNCIL.-The regn-  lar meetings of the Nelson Trades and Labor'"  Council will be held in the miners' union hall, :-.  cornor Baker and Stanley streets, on the flrst and  third Thursday of each month, at 8 p. m.   C. J. ' ���  Clayton, Pros.; A. T. Curie, Sec.   P.O. box 90.     ,  THE re  aro  ular meetings of the Carpenters' Union  jeld: on .Wednesday evening of each  week, at 7 o'clock, in the Miners' Union rooms  cornor of Baker and -Stanley stroets. Charles  Clayton, President.   Alex B. Murray, Secretary.  NOTICE.  "insi'kceion* ok mrtalmkerous ml.nes ad*  Amendment Act, 1901,"  NOTICE is hereby given that copies of the  Code of Mine Signals provided by the above  Act. which comes into force on the 1st prox.. can  be obtainrd from tho King's printer, Victoria.  Copies on paoer will bo furniHlied free, but a  charge of fifty cents will bo mado for those on  rubber cloth.  MOHARD McRIUDK, Minister of Mines.  Department of Mines. 27th June, 1901.  Hkad Oppior AT  =���NELSO"N,=B.=Q.=  Markets at   Nelson,   Rossland,   Trail,   Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, Nev  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver.  ' Mail Orders Promptly Forwardud  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLKSAfjK AND RETAIL '  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  $aedcs?eee? E. C. TRAVES, Manager  OHDKHIl BY MATT, RROEIVR ClAKKWh AMD PROMPT ATT**r"TinN  ROSSLAND   EIVaUNBE^HVQ   WORKS  cunliffb & McMillan  Founders,  Boilermakers  and Machinists.  ORB OARS, skips, cnges, ore bin doors, chute* r-nd irencral wrought iron work.    Our oro cars are  tbo best on th" market.    Writo us for references and full particu ars.  SECONDHAND MACHINERY FOR SAI.K.- One 5-foot H-tlton wnlorwhcel, width GOOfeot, "8tol6"  spinal riveted pipe.   One lOxdxI.'i outsido puuked plunger sinking pump.    Kock drill*, stoping  bars, &c, &c.  AGENTS NORDHEY PUMPS. STOCK  CARRIED.  P.  O.  Box 198. THIRD  AVENUE,  ROSSLAND.  W. P. TIERNEY  Telophono 265.  AGENT FOR GALT COAL  Office:  Two Doors West C. P. R. Offices  TENDERS   WANTED.  Tho Hastine-H (P. O.) Exploration Syndicate.  Limited, will considor bld3 for dinmond drilling  on tho ArllnRton mine ac Kvlo, B. O. For full  information call or address No. 9, K.-W.-C, block.  Nelson, B. C.  WEST TRANSFER GO.  N. T. MACLEOD, Manager.  All Kinds  of Teaming and Transfer  Work.  AgonU for Hard and Soft Coal.   Imperial nil  Company.   Washington Brick, Lime & Manufacturing Company.   General commercial agon In  and brokers.  iXAll coal and wood strictly cash on delivery.  TELEPHONE U7.J  Office 184 Baiter St.  NOTICE.  Tho Annual genernl mooting of tho Ca*cade  Wuter. Power Sc Light Company, Limited. wM  be held at the ofllces of the compauy. Baker  street. Nelsr.n, B., C., on Wednesday ihe 17th  du.y-.of July, instant, at. 2 o'clock in tha nfternoon.  JOHN KRASKR. Socretary.  NOTICE.     . ~  Notice js heroby=gi voi'JJmtiUnteiid^to^apply-  at'tho next ronular sitting of the hoard of license  commlnsionors for the cityof Nfel-on, to be held  after the oxplmtionof thirty dny 1 from tlio date  hereof, for a transfor of tho retail liquor license  now held hv me for tho premises known as the  Glue Pot Saloon, sit'iatrd on the west, half of Lot  4. Block 2. subdivision of Lot, H5. Nelson, to William Waliusley and James Howe.  Witnes": . THOMAS SPROAT.  Thomas M. wahd  Dated thid 28th day of Juno. 1!"QI.  NOTICE   TO   CREDITOBS.  BARBERS' UNION.���Nelson Union, No. Ifl6, ot  the International Journeymon Barhors Un  Ion of America, meets every first and third Monday of each month in Miner's Union Hall, at 8.3  ���harp. Visiting brothers : cordially invited to  attend. R. McMahon," president; J. H. Mathe  son, secretary-treasurer; J. CQardnor, recording  secrotary.  ':" . X.-������;,-.'.' ..'���;"���  ABORERS' UNION.���Nelson Laborers' Pro  toctivo Union, No. 8121, A. F. of L., meets In  Miners' Union hall, C. P. R. block, corner of  - Uaker and Stanloy streets, evory Monday evening  at 7:30 p.m. sharp. Visiting members of tno American Federation ' cordially invited to attend.  Goorge Douglas, President. John Roberts, recording secretary.  ELSON PAINTERS' UNION-The regular  meeting of the   Painters'  Union is held  the first and third Fridays in oach month at Miners' Union hall at 7:30 sharp.  Walter R. Kee,  President; Henry Bennett, Secretary.  OOOKS' AND WAITERS' UNION -Regular  meetings every Tuesday evening at 8:30  o clock, in Miners' Union Hall, corner of Baker  and 8tanley streets. Vistlng brethren cordially  invited. Chris. Luft, president; H. Smelser, financial and recording secrotary.  8 o'olock.    J.   D.  Mover,   prosidont); William  Vico, secretary, P. O. Box 616.  . FEATERNAL   SOCIETIES  &  KELSON LODGE. NO. 23, A. K. ft; A. M  Meets second Wednesday ln eaoh month.  Sojourning brethren Invited.  In the matter of tho ostato of Charles Davis McKenzie, late of tho City of Nelson, British  Columbia, deceased.  Notieo is horeby given oursuant tn tho  "Trusteesand Kxocutors .act" that all creditors  j.��nd others having claims ngainst tha estate of  tho paid CliHiles Davis McKenzie, who dlod on  the llth day of February. 11*01 orrequircdon or  before tho tOthdayof August. 1(101, to sond hy post  prepaid or dolivur to the undersigned, administrator of tho esrtno of the "aid deceased, at  Kaslo. B. C, their Christian and surnames, ad-  dressos and descriptions, the full particular* of  thoir claims, the statement of their accounts, and  tlio nature of their securities, if any, hold by  them.  And further tako notice that after such last  mentioned date tho undersigned will proceed to  distribute tho HBsots of the said deceasod among  Iho parties entitled thereto, liavinit rogard only  to tho claims of which he ohall then havo nnticn,  and tbat ho will, not bo liable for the said assets,  or any part thereof, to any porson or persons of  whose claims notice shall hnve not been recelvoi  by him at tho timo of such distribution.  Dated tho l!)th day of Juno. 1<J01.  NEIL F. MacKAY,  Administrator of tho estate of the said deceased.  NOTICE  TO  CREDITOBS.  In the matter of tho jCstato of Marmaduko  Bennison. late of Nelson, B. C., deceased:  Notice is hereby given pursuant to statute that  nil creditors and others having claims against the  estate of the said Marmaduke Bonnwon, who  di<,don or about tho 27th'day of March, 1801, arc  required on or beforo the. 1st day of August. 1(101,  to sond by po-t prepaid or d��livor, to Geo. S. Mc-  Cartor of RovelHtoke, solicitor for Albert Kdward  Bennison, the administrator of tho estate of said  deceased, their christian andsurnames, addresses  nnd descriptions, thn full particulars of their  claims, tho statomont of their accounts and thn  nature of tho securities, if any, hold by them, all  duly verified.  And notion is further given that aftor such last  mentioned date the said administrator will proceed to distribute tho saM ostato of the deceased  among tho parties entitled thereto, having regard  only to tho claims of which ho sh��H then havo  notieo and that tho said administrator will not  bo liable for tho said assctH or any part thoreof to  any porson or porsonsof who'oclaims notieo shall  hot have boen received by him ai tho limo of  Buch distribution.  Dated tho 20th dav nf Juno. A D. 1001.  GEO. S. Mc<"!ARTKR,  Solicitor for Albert KHward Benni*on. administrator of tho estato of,-Marmaduko Bennison,  deceased,  WANTBD. BOTS-Good activo and reliabl.  boys to aot as selling agents of the Daily Tribune  in every town io Kootenay and-Yale districts.  NELSON ROYAL ARCH CHAPTER No. 123  ��� G. R. C���Mee's third Wednesday. Sojourn  ing companions invited. George Johnstonc.Z.; E.  W. Matthews, S. E.  NELSON AERIE. No. 22, F. O. E.���Moet second  and fourth Wednesday of each month, at  Fraternity Hall.    Georgo  Bartlett,  president)  John V. Morrison, secretary.  KOOTKNAY TENT NO. 7, K. O. T. M.���  Hold their regular meetings on tho flrst and  third Thursdays of oach month. Visiting Sir  Knights are cordially invited to attond. G. A.  Rrown, R, K.; A. W. Purdy, Com.; R. J. Bteel  D. S. C  ABOHITECT.  AC. EWART���Architect.   Room 3 Aberdeen  ���   block, Bakor stroot, Nolson.  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNER  To John* J. McAndkkws or to any porson or persons to whom ho may have trannfurrcd hid  interest in tho Black Diamond Mineral Claini.  situate on  tho north sido of Boar Creek,  about three miles from the town of Ymir,  lving snuth of and adjoining the  Evening  Star Minoral Claim. Nelson Mining Division  of Wost Kootenay Dlstiict, and recordod in  tho recorder's ofllce for tho Nolson Mining  Division.  You and oach of yu aro horoby notified that I  havo expended Two Hundred and Twelve dollars  and Twenty-five cent-- ($212.25) in labor and improvements upon tho abovo mentioned minoral  claim in ordor to hold said mineral claim under  the provisions of the Mineral Act. and if within  ninety days from the date of this notice you fail  or rofuso to contribute your proportion of such  expenditures toftethor with all costs of advertising your Interests in said claims will become thei  proporty of the subscriber undor section 4 of an  Act entitled  "An Act to Amond tho Mineral  Act, 1900." JOHN DEAN.  Dated at Nelson this 27th day of April. 1901.  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNER. .  To Herbert Cuthbort or to any person or persons to whom  ho may havo transferred his  interest in tho Blend Mineral Claim, situate  on the west fork of Rover creek, in the Nolson mining division of West Kootenay District, and recorded in the recorder's office for  the Nnlson Mining Division.  You and each of you aro hereby notified thnb  wo hav<- oxpended four hundred and eloven dollars in labor and  improvements upon tho ��bovo  mentioned minoral claim in ordor to hold paid  minoral claim under the .provis'ons of the Mineral Act, and  if within  ninety davs from tha  date of this notice you fail or rofuso to contribute your proportion  of such  expenditures together with all costs of advertising your interests in said olatms will becomo tho property of  tho subscribers, under section 4 ot an Aot entitled "jSvn Aot to Amond the Minor tl Act 1P00,"  FRANK FLETCHER,  ���T. J. MALONE.  H. G. NEELANDS.  K. T. H. SIMPKINS.   .'  Datod at Nolson tbis 3rd day of Jane, 1901,  1 ! 1  1  ���'���IM  ���iM|  ��� m  m r, 1  THE  TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B C, FRIDAY, JULY 12, 1901  \i  i  *  3  1  j*  ���>*  i*  ��  AN APPEAL  On   behalf of  the   babies   we  \yould   call   your   attention   to  our window display of articles  Til     MflTHFRR    for the  little ones.    We carry  fl U     191U I  II&.I1U    all   kind3  of FoodSf   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.  VIOTORIA  BLOOK  NELSON,   B. 0.  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, Proprietor  T=  E. FERGUSON & CO.  WHOLESALE LIQUORS AND CIGARS.  NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  We fjave Nov/ in Stoc^  H.'IVM! (Scntllc) BKKI1 in quart*; and jiiuN.   It U f-c'li boLllIng. excellent in  i|iml ly and inoilonitii in imicu.  I'.'.-. r..\i:l(l'"IjS "DOG'S ItKAirAT.K AM") STOCT .in-t arrived  direrl lYoii  l.iinilini. KiiuIiukI. Tlifp- is iii)riU]iii'ioi*lii ill ngs uf Ilu*-b and Cnim'.s-. Pjiccs  'mc inttit-tiiij; to tlenliTr*. #  Our Special Canadian Rye  1, K'owinp !n f.ivo".   S.ilcs aic incrc^tiiin*.   Qu.ilil.y and flavor arc recognized.  Wc have it in bulk and in ca-u-i .*>-. and (R  Wncu*i*i* a l<*rf*i> nnd viry fine Mock of Oiifira.    A full raiiL-o rf U* ion goods'  ���lii-t received n,nniliijr shipinenr,of Grandiv's pure HavanakkhN.  TELEBH^NE 39.  P. O. BOX 527.  Nelson Saw & Planing Mills  ���    CHARLES HILLYER, President HARRY HOUSTON, Secretary.  -��� Tlvve init loceivrd 3 0 0.000 feet of lo*-;- from Idaho, and iv-e are pr< pared to nut (ho la'gc-it bills  * of (imbo-of any nimcnii n-. or lengths. lCdtiina'.cs given at any timo. The largest wtock of sash.  -' doois, and mou'ldin *s in Kootenay.  * COAST LUMBER OF ALL KINDS ON HAND  s| OFFICE A^V> YARDS    COlltfER HALT, AND FRONT STRKETP.   j^************************  *************************** f^.  * _:^^&^ fWPAmYoup   5  |- W h       Best        ?,  s. Friend  !*Why rJoii'fc  you give rae  proper care?  Ml  wr  *��  Mi  Ml  Mi  vl-  Mt  Ml  Ml  Ml  *V"  Ml,  Mi  Mi  Mt  1��  1>  1��  1>  If you don't know what I    I|i  T��  need call on  BROWN BROS., Jewelers and Opticians  |  No chart,'** for Iclli'isr you the ciu-so of your eye trouble and h iw to oure ib.  ^hi*******'****'**^********* ***************************  vii  *S*  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  the most complete in the city.  LAWRENCE    HARDWARE   CO.  ImnnrtA*** and Dealers in Shelf and Heavy Hardware.  ���        ..  ��� "'."*���! . ,, ���'���-���������������������w-i-it.'au **-���'��� ^"^*^trr^j?  IN HALF GALLONS, QUARTS AND PINTS.  WE ALSO HAVE ALL KINDS OF FRUIT.  * * * * * * * * ���!��� -I- -i- * * ���*��� * * ���*���  The largest consignment of flat  papers, suitable foi* bill heads,  ever received at a printing office  in Kootenay was received by The  Tribune Association, Limited,  yesterday. The paper will be  used for knockins out that Timothy Eaton outfit of Tronto printers, Copeland-Chatterton Company, Limited, who take thousands of dollars out of Kootenay  annually. Any printing office 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.  +  *  *  .j.;.;. .j. .t. .j. .j. .j. .*;-. .]. + *'* 4> .J. ���$��� ���!�� -i* *}-  .���..j..r..j..j~-��j��j��!''*'J'-J*"'r' ***'H--H--W-****  4  ���i* Mining supplies and general  ���:- hardware, assayers' supplies and  ���I- chemicals, drugs and medicines,  4- dry goods and clothing, boots  ���I- and shoes, furniture and bed-  ���*��� ding, Ashing tackle and station's*' ery, books and newspapers, gro-  ���*��� ceries and provisions, fresh and  ���!��� salt meats, fruits and confection-  "i* ery, cigars and tobacco, imported  ���I- and domestic liquors, in fact  *����� everything in the way of general  ���!��� merchandise, can be procured in  ���Ir Nelson on Thursdays during the  ���I- same hours as on ��� other days,  ���f notwithstanding all reports to  ���I* the contrary.  .R,��ton BlooTc.Baker Sirpet. . JOHN    A.     IRVING     &    CO.  tfilatjlionw Wl     V   Q. Box lifi _ ___^^___.  ET K.   STRACHAN,   PLUMBER  [Successor  to   Strachan  Bros.]  Having honglit out. ray brother".-* rIiri-a of tlift bijsfnppp, I am still at the  old stand a* d ormt'iiinii**-*' to dn Jitst-elass work aud will guarantee eatis-  ,.f��f*Mnn in all branenes of ijluiubing.  .;.^..;..j.^j..H"^'I~:'-j-5��  -i-W*-:��i~:���K--M-'I"r-J-  CITY LOCAL JEWS  The trustees of Pilot Bay want a  teacher fc:* their school.  Ex-Mayor Neelands is back from a  tiin to Vancouver. He claims that a;i-ii-  eral trade is not at all rushiu-j in that  town, and that many of the lu'siniss  men are complaining.  About 20 of Nelson's mercnants l cr-  sist in driving trade -iwiy from 'A-a  town and are fast making its miiti business thoroughfare look like a h'.n-et  in Jerusalem on a Sunday.  Geci-ge M. Front, who carried on business on Baker street, has made an  assignment to Arthur P. Hay for the  general benefit of 1*1= creditors. His  stock !s nid to invoice something over  $3000, and liis liabilities aro placed at  T2200.  Lei Lo*r"-r. and J. V.r. Gray w'*'*  charged in the police court yeste.rd.iy  with vagrancy. They were found occupying -'/vacant house on Latimer street  and tailed to give a satisfactory ao  count of themselves. They were le-  manded until this morning.  Paul Nipou was charged in the jo-  licc court this morning with a breach  of the city by-law in permitting nis  horse to run at large. ' The horse in  nuestion also kicked a child of Mrs.  1 litekshaw's in the face, necessitating a  number pj! stitches being put in, The  magistrate imposed a fine of ?��!).  A. M. Johnson yesterday appliod to  judge Forin for letters of'administAUlon  to ifrsuc to Jamc** Lawrence io win J '  up the alfairs of W. T. Beadles, deceased, who formerly carried on dusi mss  at Sal-no and Erie. Mr. Lawrence was  the choice cf the creditors of tne cs-.  tate for the administrators and the order was -"-rantc-d.  There were a number of cases called  in the police court yesterday 'or  breaches of the dog tax by-lay qwUg  -to the f".ilu'*e of the owners of flogs  to take out the necessary license, Ono  offender raw lit to ignore the summons  to appear and was fined $7 in consequence-. A number of other cases -���vere  adjoavned   until   this   mo.-ning.  John A. Turner, government agent,  yesteiday completed the payment of 'he  claims of the Nelson merchants against  contractor Hawley on account of the  construction of the wagon road to tho  Molly Gil-con ror.d. Yesterday's pnv-  ���nenls constituted the second divid3ud  -whioh-UiG-me*-ehants-li'*.ve_receive(l_*.ind_  amounted to SJiiSii.lO. Tho -nercliaiiti*  have now been paid one hundred eeuts  on the dollr.r.  In the wro of Vice and Williams * s.  Brydges an application was made yesterday to judge Forin for a stay of  proceedings, but as the defenda'nt has  yet sufficient time in which to enter  his anpeal if he so desires the application .��6r a Stay pf pi-QQeedings was jo  fused,- It Js Interesting to note tha': in  this case tho rtooisipn was glvon along  the lines of a judgment which was ever  130 years old, which goes to sliow Uu-.t.  the law Is- a musty old thing at best  Thq Hume Addition chk'k''.ri po*S'*-n-  . ing case, in which Mrs. Emma Gaskfil  was charged with a breach of- Uv3 I'oi-  son Act, in laying out poison without  giving notice to everyone withi.*: a ra-  diusr:of one mile, was tried bef-.-re sti-  pdudiary magistrate Turner yesterday.  The complainant in the casa v.v.h Mrs.  Aj'thiir Booth, a neighbor who lost a  iiiunber of phigkehp by reason of the  distribution of the poison. Tha i\ir  dence was not conclusive .-ind th�� oaae  was dismissed,  The R. M. R. band, under the direction of J. B. Pollard, will furnish the  music at the ball game on Saturday  between the Tamblyn and McF-irland  teams. In recognition of the sorvic*  which the members of this organisation have always shown a willingness  tp gj've in the way of promoting charitable 'projects the ffiQi'Ghants of T}ak'*r  street are getting up a subscription with  a view to having a number of concerts  on Baker street on Saturday evenings  during the summer months. The scheme  is being well received aijd the concercs  may now be resarded as assured.  The several members of the Tamblyn  and McFarland combinations who expect to meet on.the baseball diamond  fjj) Saturday are taking every opportunity" of get-tillg in practice sp that  they can makes a nivontbla Impression  on the grand stand. Tamblyn has his  men all iii readiness and says that he  has the best bunch of ball players in  the lot. Dune McFarland is not at all  nervous, however, as he says th it r o  one can tell how far a frog will jum*o  by looking at it. It is not unlikely that  scvoral new men will make, their appearance on the ground for Saturday s  game, .as 13:-. Hall, cantr.in Gore and  Dick Day are all eaid to be anxiou.�� {o \  win honors and they will be given a  chance even should .it be necessary to  play a few extra men on .the field.  An ice cream' and strawberry social  will be gi\'L-n on the Methodist church  grounds on Wednesday evening next  under the auspices of the ladies' aid  society of the church.     y   ���  The B. C. Riblet Company of this city  has commenced work upon a tramway  at Hay's Landing- on Vancouver island  for the Nahmiiit Mining Company of  Portland. The tramway will be 6000 feet  in length and .will have a capacity of  400 tons per day. The builders expect  to have it completed by the first of October.  PERSONAL.  Dalziel Gordon Smith of Phoenix is  at tho Phair.    ',,"','.'  G. H. Seeley and Blias Fitterline are  at the Queen's..   .. (  . H. G. Neelands -has- returned from a  trip'-to the Const. .   ������-. ''   ,  Carl Nelson of -Greenwood is registered at the Queen's;' ���    '���;',  W.  J.   Bailey.and   G.  A.  RendeiT of  Greenwood .are registered at the Hume:  ,-A. C. MacDonald of Winnipeg and'C  ,W.; Armstrong .of Montreal ���are. at tiie  Hume.:;   ���-_ ���������������: ,.;���-;      ,...,.'.   V.. .'..'.-7[  J. E. Williams of Montreal ana". P.-lwv  Ellis of Toronto are-.stopping,i'at the  Hume.   .������:���., '- . ��� ������-���   ������ ������     .-..������:        ,. -v'.,.;  Mrs. C. Baker and children of New  Denver are On'a. visit to D.' Ji'-Robert-  son of th^s city.'*' '���--.;���-.  Bert Wilhelm, an,old-timer in the'Silverton camp, will leave on Monday to  try his luck' in Dawson.  H. T. Cepei ley of Vancouver is at 'the  Phair on his way. to Ainsworth to id-  just the loss of the Henry fire at Ains-  v.-orth.  W. G. Mackenzie of Vancouver and  Lewis Rose of Toronto are among the  commercial men' registered at tne  Phair.  Among yesterday's arrivals at the  Madden are Pat' O'Hara of Chicago,  Dennis Shea of Rossland and Thomas  Va:*ley of Winnipeg-.  Charles E. Hope of the Emily ICdith  mine is at the'Phair on his way to the  Coast after having spent some time at  his Silverton property.  H. H. Pitts, ex^mayor of Sandon, arrived in Nelson.last evening from the  Slocan metropolis, where he has been  closing out his. business preparatory to  locating  in  the .Similkameen.  B. C. Riblet and' wife 'have .'returned,  to Spokane from Chimbote, Peru, where  Mr. Riblet has been looking after the  construction of .'some' tramway lines.  Mr. Riblet is 'expected to arrive in Nelson on Tuesday.   - ���       , ���  ^ o  Lee Coombs of Rossland 'was at the*  Phair today.' *'He'is seriously considering a- trip'to Buffalo,'as'-he'is* of the  opinion that"if-'will- not- be as hot at  the Pan-AmericahJas.it will be in-Ross-  land'for the'ne*A.~30i days,  C E," Smithei'lngale,'- editor of the  Drill, and city clerk'-'Foley' of Slocan  are in Nelson; '"Bhe-'former is on pleasure bent and-the"? latter is .'looking after  pointers as'to what blank books are ic-  tually needed foi'.'carrying on -the,business of r. new-born citv. ":.      ��� :  Mark Manley1,'- superintendent of the  iron Horse-on Ten Mile creek, is in  ��� Nelson' for the" purpose'-of meeting a  number of Pittsburg people.who are Interested with the Burlington -Mining  Company in thef Iron Horse. The-Iron  Horse has the Enterprise lead ln-which  the superintendent- now, has a foot of  clean ore showing.  Interesting Legal Point.  What the lawyers call an" interesting  argument took place in chambers before  judge Forin yesterady. It was one of  those cases in which every other consideration had disappeared save the lawyers' costs, and'the argument was solely directed as to which set of lawyers  should be permitted to secure his costs.  _out-Qf-What-\va3-left over-from-an-exe--  cutiou which had been-issued in a. previous case. The nominal defendant in  ihe case was"'the Lode Star Mining  Company, which formerly operated the  little steamer -Marion. A man named  Mackenzie had supplied the steamer  with wood, for, which he sued and got.  judgment. An execution followed judgment, and when "th-i Maokonalo claim  had been satisfied thoro was.left over  some  $70,  There wore then left' some  execution ' creditors with unsatisfied  claims, Borne execution creditors- who  .were also workmen, ana some men who  ���had claims for sarvices as sailors on  the steamer. These.-claimants had all  received legal'assistance in the prpsecu-  ,r.ir>7* nf the claims, and the argument of  yesterday narrowed down.. to, the nice  legal; question; as to which set of lawyers should be permitted to eat up what:  was left for., .their costs. The "question  which was passed up tb "the������'court to  decide was whether all execution wed-'-  itors were entitled to their casks under  the. see.tiqn or whetht-u* it was restricted  to the first execution ci editor. The lawyers ln the argument were W. A. Macdonald, who represented the men employed on the steamer, R. M. Macdonald,  who represented execution creditors,  and P. El Wilson, who represented execution creditors who were also workmen. The court reserved judgment, but  the lawyers -'doubtless do not mind  waiting.  Mining Records,  There were but two new locations recorded1 in the Nelson record ofllce yesterday. The :Mingues on Ymir. mountain, a relocation of the Diamond, by  J. E. Mills, and the Canada, on Granite  mountain, by Adolphe Lapolnte.  Certificates' of work were issued to  Chenango Mining Company on, the Red  Boy; Mike Morris et'al. on ^ha J-ewel  and Buffalo; F, W, Ahlfe'ld'on the Foothill and St. Elmo; John Ryan et al. on  the Gold Cup and Whail; Ed Peters on  the Combination and Gold. Boy; Erie  H'orkiness on-the Annie, and to A. Graat  on the Glenlivat No. 1.  TELEPHONE 27  SI.    B"X~EII?,S  <fc  CO  Storo, Corner Baker and Josephine Stieo  PAINTS, OILS J\ND CLASS.  GAB DEN  TOOLS.  REFRIGERATORS     rubber and cotton hose.  POULTRY  NETTING  Sole   Agents   for   Giant   Powder   Company    and   Truax   Automatic   Ore   Cars.  J^TELSOaSF  STORES   AT  :k:-A_s:LiO  S^-IsTIDOIsr  grade undeveloped silver-lead prospects  profitably, even when private capital,  will not'touch such propositions. Was  theiV ever a more absurd statement  made'ih'a Kootenay newspaper?  "'-High heels, it iis said, owe their origin  to Persia, where they were introduced  to raise, the feet from the burning s'an-i**  of that country. -    ��  PAID LOCALS.  Nelson Hotel Bar.    Try,the "Nelson  Club Punch."s Oh today.  BUSINESS MENTION.  An Absurd Statement., ,  According to the Revelstoke Herald,  it. is within the power of the legislature and  the government to make  it  possible, by legislation, to worlf low-  Sewing Machines of all kinds for rent  or sale at the Old Cunu��ay Shop.  ���   For Sale���Ranch on Kootenay river;  improved.    Inquire    W.    P.    Robinson,  Nelson.  Wanted���Situation as bookkeeper or  clerk. Address' Bookkeeper, Tribune  Office, Nelson.  For Sale-r-One half interest in the  Office saloon, Nelson, B. C. Apply to  James Neelands, Nelson.  To Rent���Ofiice in the Turner-Boecke  block, corner Ward and Baker streets.  Apply to John A. Turner.  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 throughput. 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  modern 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  requisite' is- supplied. , ,  Furniture, pianos,-'safes, etc., moved  carefully at reasonable rates..,t Apply  J. T.'Wilson, Phone ��� 270," Presser's Second Hand store. Ward Street.  ' 'Gold, 'copper', silver, lead mines ar.d  prospects wanted. -Send"report and samples to the 'Prospectors' Exchange, Nelson, B. C, Room 4, K. W.-C. 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 Comoany.  For Rent���House on Carbonate street,  'between Stanley ?.nd Kootenay streets,"  seven rooms, bath, hot and cold water..  Rent   $25.     Incuire   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.  Lost���C. P. R. ticket to Winnipeg, and  order for ticket Winnipeg to Frederic-  ton, N. B. . Ticket issued at Seattle.  Finder return to C. P. R. city ticket  office, Nelson.  Wanted���Laborers and teamsters for  railroad construction. -Help furnished  free. Apply at Western Canadian Employment Office, Ward ' street. Nelson, B. C.  Free Milling Gold Properties. We are  anxious to secure a-few free ��� milling,  gold proporties at once. The Prospectors' Exchange, Nelson, B. C;, Room 4,  K-W-C Block.  We ;have Jndia.n,_ Ceylon, and China  Teas in great variety, choicest quality.  We make a specialty of blending teas  and sell them in any quantity at lowest  rates., j Kootenay Coffee Company.  Pioneer Chop House���John Spear, proprietor, opposite Queen's Hotel, Baker  street,1 Nelson. Open day **.nd 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. ...  NOTICE OF ASSIGNMENT,  Notice is hereby given that George M Fronk,  cftho City of Nelson, in tha province ot British  Columbia, merchant, earning on business on  Baker street in the Raid City o( Nelxon, ban by-  deed bwirioff late llth day of July. 1901, assigned  Ml his renl and perronal property except ao thei e-  : in mentioned to A P. Hay of the Pity nf Nelson,  in the province of British Columbia, accountant,  In trust for'the purpose of payinK and s-.tisfylng  rateable and proportionately and without preference or priority, lhe creditors of the said George  ��� M. Frork.  The 8>id deed was execnted by the said George  M. Fronk and the said a . P. Hay on the 11th day  of July, 1901, and thesaid A. P, Hay has undertaken the trust created by the said deed.  'All:persons having claims against the said  George M. Front a.?Q required to forward to said  A. P. Hay; No'son, B. C, particulars of their  claims, dnlv verified, on or before the 15th day  fl August, roi.  AU persons Indebted to t.ho said George M.  Fronk are required tn pay the amount due by  them to the said trustee f nth wilh.  And notice Is hereby given that a'ter the said  loth day ot August, 1A*'1 the trustee will proceed  to distribute the assets of tlm estate anions the  parties entitled-thereto, having regard only to  the claims of which the said trustee aha}* then,  have baa no'ice. ���������.,  And further take nOtlmttuifcan-iceting of tho  creditors will be hei 1-fl.t.ihe oSSc*** ol the iinder-'  signed on t.he 9��th da'jr oj JuJr. )P01. at 10 o'clock  a, m.. for'the giviptj of Jiivctiop*' with reference  to the disuoaot of the estate.  *^ OAL'UBm. * WILSON,  Solio tors for Trustee,  K. W. C. Block, Baker Street. Nelson, B. C.  pated tbie nth day of JuV, .1001,  AUCTION SALE  OF TOWN LOTS IN NEW DENVER  The undersigned have been authorized to offer for sale the following lots  in-the government portion of 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 25th, 1901.  G���1, 2, 3, 4, 5.  4���1, 2, 3, 4, (i, 8, U, 10, 11.  5���2, 3, 4, G, 10, 11, 12.  9���1, 2, 3, 4, 5, C, 7. H, 0, 10, 11, 12.  10���1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11,   12.  11���1, 3, 4, 5, (i, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11.  12���2, 3, 4, 5, 7, S. 10, 12,  13���2, 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11.  14���4, 5, 10.  15���1, 2, 3, 4, 7a, 8.  TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SJ\LE  1. The upset price on each lot offered  is $100.  2. Subject , to the upset price the  highest bidder will bo the purchaser, but  the government may withdraw any lot  from sale if the government agent is  not' satislicd with tho competition.  3. The title will be that of Crown  Grant, for which a fee of ��10 beyond the  purchase money will bo charged.  4. Each and every purchaser is required at the drop of the hammer to  pay a deposit of titty 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 olllce of  the Government Agent at Nelson, on or  before Tuesday the 31st day of December next, with interest at the rate of (5  per cent per ar.num.  0. Where lots for sale adjoin, each  purchaser of a lot will havo lhe privilege of taking the next adjoining lot at  the same price. '  7. As regard ; the deffjrred payments,  time will be deemed the* essence of the  contract and any purchaser making default of .payment at tlie time fixed by  these coiiuiuons, 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 Gov-  ernment so decide, Tdo 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  fr>* :t"v l'ln-Vies*'hid.'  9. All lots will be sold subject to payment by me purchaser of the value 6f  (.ue, improvements erected thereon, if  any,' as the same may be appraised by  the Government.  G. A. WATERMAN & CO.  AUCTIONEERS  Special Bargains  IN  Boots and Shoes  Notwithstanding that there are  two bankrupt stocks of boots and  shoes now being offered in this eity,  I am prepared to meet the prices  listed for same, and as uiy stock is  fresh���just opened up���from the  manufacturers, I would solicit an  inspection before purchasing; '-  The results that I have obtained  since advertising my discontinuance  in business have been most satisfactory. The great variety of ray  stock of clothing and gents' furnishings, with all prices marked in  plain figures, has proven an irresistible factor in securing sales.  Those who have not taken advantage of my reductions should,  call.and compare prices and quotations-with those offered in any  other store in the city. Everything  is offered at eastern wholesale cost.  THEO  Baker Street  MADSON  Nelson, B. E.  AM 1CAMERON  INSURANCE.  RE 1L ESTATE  and MINING BROKER  FURNISHED HOUSE  Sis roomed house, entirely furnished and with every modem convenience, situate between Ce'lai*  and Park on Lake street. Kent $25  a month.  A REGULAR SNAP.  Appiy_h. R. Cameron  AORNT, TUKKU STltFKT.  Victor Safe & LocS\ Co  CINCINNATI, OHIO.,  Tlio largest fiio pro^f ������iifo wnrls in thn wovUl.  Over threo carload)) sold in Kootoniiy in eight  months.  WRITE FOR CATAL0CUE AND PRICES.  P.d.^SSELL,B.O.Igent  N a US ON, B. c.  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  ^vVindows-  Inside Finish  looal and coast-.  Flooring  looal and count).  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough &r.d  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds.  W WHAT TOU WANT 18 NOT IN STOCK  WK -WILIj M.1K1I IT KOR YOU  CAIjIj aub get pricks  ���  * an  HAIL Aim I.AICre BTKRKTB. NKIMN  Porto Rico Lumber Co.  (LIMITED)  CORNKK OF  HENDKYX AND VKRNON BTERKTS  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingies  ouldSngs  A-l White  Pine  Lumber Always in  Stoc!\.  W*-- <-arry a complete stock of  Ocasr. Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish. Tinned Work, Sapli and Doon.  Spi-ei&l order work will receive  prompt. j-.ut.Hntion  Porto Bico Lumber Go. Ltd.

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