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 ^M''-'.'��lv  Mineral Produotlon, of British Columbia In 1900  $16,407,645  'F&MrMlix  **fvw.*V' K.%v*"ii�� I  ���V   . *-f_*-JV r-^>cJ- W^ -    ���*�������  ^-*itj5?Oj  KbMfal Produotlon of Kootan-ay In.16M  $10,562,032  NINTH YEAR  NELSON, B. C, THURSDAY, JULY 18, 1901  FIVE CENTS  ���' /  ANOTHER GOLD PRODUCER  of bonds upon - quartz properties " on  Perry creek al-ove the, old placer and  hydraulic workings.  ARLINGTON   MILL   NOW  CRUSHING GOOD ORE.  Property   ia   Such Shape  That Shipments Will Provide" All Funds  Required for Development.  I  The Hastings (British Columbia) Exploration Syndicate . is ��� meeting with  every success in tho development of the  Arlington, group of claims in the-Brie  neighborhood, and the syndicate is now  entering 11:1011 the period '���when returns may bo expected. .The concentrator and tramway,- recently erected;  are -working smoothly, and the property is now in"such shape that the product "of the-mill, from ore taken out  solely in the way of development/ will  provide sufficient to keep up the management's present program for. thoroughly  opening up; tho property.  The  syndicate  has,-11  claims  in  the  Arlington group upon which operations  have been carried on for the past two  or three years, there being upwards of-  (iOOO  feet  of  prospecting  and   development work done upon the gioup in this  tune.    This,    genoially    speaking,    has  bliown   that  the  vein  on   tho  property  is,- rather" flat, 'nnd."tliat the . ore body  is somewhat irregulir.   The greater part  of thc: work ^consists of tunnels, and so  far   the  greatest  depth   attjincd   upon  the \ein is 170 feet.   The values in the  ore are chielly gold, and it was largely  with a view~to e:\perimcntnig with their  ticatment that the present stamp mill  or concentrator.Svas erected. The values  secured are in a quaitz carrying iron  pyrites, with a little zinc blend'and galena, but cai rying as a rule no free gold.  It   appears   to   bo   amenable   to   coarse  concentration, which gives a very high  class   concentrate   with   values   clnelly  in gold and considerable silver values  The   piesent   mill   is,   a   comparatively  small atfan, but it will answer the purpose  for  which  it  was  built and  will  treat about 30"or <10 tons' per day, ac-  ing to the character of the ore.' There  is some of the oro which  the management will ship in its crude state, and  this with,, the concentrates from the mill  aie at present coming to. the  Nejsbn  emclter fof-trer-tment,*-   j.,.-      .-���,  >    '.  The mill itself Ms''sbme'vvliat':Unimtiar  -ii its construction and design for ,this  country, in that Tremaine,steam stamp-*  aro  used  for crushing the ore."    These  in the opinion of the management were  considered to be preferable to any other  form of crushing, and the experience so  far has upheld this view.    The course  of tieatmcHt  in  the Arlington  mill  is  as follows-   The ore passes from the bin  nt the lower  terminal of the liamway  out on a sorting-belt, where the clean  /'ore and waste -slate are sorted, out by  hand.    The ore  that is  to   be concentrated is then passed to a Dodge crusher,  and   from  theie  to  a  No.   1  Tremaine  steam   stamp,. where   it   is -crushed' so  that it will pass thiough a No. 5 mesh  screen. * It is then elevated to trommels  or revolving screens, where, it is sized  for the jigs into which it passes.    The  jigs have three -products, "clean concentrates,   clean   tailings    and    middlings.  The middlings areTthen:recrushed in a  No, 2 Tremaine;:stamp, so that it will  pass   through   a   25   mesh   screen,   and  from-this-to-a^Wilfley-table-and-frue-  vanncr'.    One of the reasons why the  Tremaine stamps were decided upon" for  the crushing of tlie ore was. owing to  the.presence'of considerable quantities  of slate. They are used extensively upon  a large-scale in the crushing of copper  ores in the state of Michigan, but the  Arlington syndicate is the first to experiment with  them  on a  small  scale  foi*: the crushing of gold rock.  Tho .tramway from the mine to the  mill also has some new features in the  way of mine trams. It is a two-bucket  tram, with a span of 2100 feet, and is  nt present moving 50 tons of ore in the  day of 10 hours/the carrying capacity of  oach bucket being 1100 pounds. Not  only Is the tramway giving every satisfaction, but the. management has also  tho satisfaction of knowing that they  have probably the cheapest tramway  over built'in the province Cor its size.  An'old cable from the Hall Mines tramway wn3 used for the stationary rope,  and the entire' cost was within ?2300.  The English syndicate that is developing the Arlington is probably the most  conservative operating in the -proyincdi'  'It has ample capital paid up for all.pur-'  poses,*-and has quietly, pursued its poi^  icy /of, thorough development..and atr,'  tractod as little"attention fj-.ani, the public as possible. -Now that everything is'  in order, and working smoothly, regular  shipments will be made, but there is. no  necessity for 'crowding the property,'  which: will continue to be developed to.  the best advantage without respect to  its output. There are now'employed at  the mine and mill about 45 men, and in  the milling of the ore already available,!  and of. such as will be taken out in further proving up the property, it is expected .that an output of from GO to 100  tons per. month of high grade concentrates will be maintained, which will  have a value sufficient to provide for the  future development of the property and  carry something over to the profit account as well. The development of the  Arlington has been peculiarly difficult,  hut' the syndicate has been remarkably  fortunate in the choice of the men whom  it has entrusted with the work of opening the property up, two of whom,  Messrs. Bucke and Mackenzie, were pro-  vented by death from witnessing the  fruits of their well directed labors.  It is reported from East Kootenay  that J. J. Fluetot has taken a number  Tricks of Brokers.  ST. LOUIS, July 17��� Sensational admissions, have been'made-on the stand  by Samuel A. Gaylord, senior member  of the firm of G-tylbrd, Blessing & Co.,  which failed recently; -Mr. Gaylord, who  is one.of the oldest.stock brokers here,  admitted at. the hearing . before bankruptcy referee Coles that the firm had  been practically.insolvent for two years  and: had been doing business,on funds  secured from local customers. Deals  wherein ."ho...stock, over changed ..hands,  being -i. mere matter of bookkeeping, in  which- the -firm never forgot to charge  up- commissions, margins and interest,  were admitted by Mr. Gaylord, who also  told of the employment of relatives'  names arid the.use-of an- insane man'.--,  namo::n the accounts. At.the. tP-ne of  the failure* they were short $150,000 in  bonds, face value, and over 6000 shares  of stock in New York; 7 It was ^admitted  by the witness that the failure wasdue  to their own speculation,* by which they  had hoped to win out and pay off their  indebtedness,-estimated to .have been  something near $200,000. As to the missing collateral, .left with the "firm" by  customers, attached to promissory notes,  Mr. Gaylord admitted that all.had been  hypothecated with > banks as securities  for loans to-the firm.  ALMOST $300,000 A  DAY  IS THE ESTIMATED  COST Or THE  STEEL WORKERS' STRIKE.  Situation Yesterday in the Industrial  Centers Affected���English Interest in the Struggle,  SNAKE RIVER PLACER MINES  Confirmation of Rich Finds.  BAKER CITY, Ore., July 17.���The dispute as to the find of gold in the basin  of the Snake river, above Ontario, is  settled beyond dispute, in the opinion  ;of David Wilson,, a well known- mining  man .who is bf.ek direct-.'from the scene  of the big strike, and confiims all that  lias: been said of: the riches of the new  Eldorado.  "I have beon operating on these low  bars .on the Snake river for fine gold for  many years," he said.    "Mr. Singer, on  whoso   propeity   the "recent   rich   dis-  coveiy   was   made,   has   been   working  theie for the  past six  years or more."  He ha-* undertaken to sink a, shaft to  'bedrock,  but it is almost like putting  a well in tho bed of the river.    He is-  -now down  S7 feet.-   I saw Mr.  Singer  in   Spokane ^"on   the   Fourth.    He   told  me   that  they  struck  values,   partially  in Ireo gold, at a depth of between  10  and 50-feet,'and that they found prac-  .tically continuous values until, a depth  of S7 fee't \vas reached, and tliat th'e val-  fues> wer���e greater at the lower depth*5  .-"thanJhlgher\up.���, The-assaysTqf'-tlie ore.,  ^weut Jiom* $4   te--i��13- ,per   ton? whicli  would be $7 to. ?23���per cubic yard. Thes*-  valuos wore, obtained in a conglomerate  rock  or   cement  formation  thnt  's   rf  hard that it. requires..to be blasted, and  there is every  reason  to suppose thai  the  same  formation  practically-.underlies that entire basin or territory...'..Mi*.  Singer's idea was'that'the whole basin  was  a   lake   bed  at  one   time.     I  saw  ,T. S: Camp,' an engineer who has, loca'tec"  about 3500 acres, arid has done his worl  very thoroughly .and systematically. Hr  is   evidently   the  agent  of  some  large  syndicate that has'plenty of money to  -put. up.   He .told me that he found ���joinc  conglomerate rock taken from the bottom of a well 42 feet deep, located near  Roswell, and  got -an assay from  it  ol  $60.50-in.gold arid $3 in silver to the ton  It was'the same kind of rock found-by  Mr. Singer...- There are no towns.or im  provements in the territory.    I, should  say that at least a thousand location*?  have been made in the basin.   Mr. Sing-  _or_stated_that_thejargei*_portion-of_the_  gold is shot.gold, coarser than the ordinary Snake river fine gold, and average?  $17 to the ounce, while the other-gold  runs  only  from   $12  to  $14.    About  a  month ago-I visited Mr. Baxter, assayer  at Boise, who told.me that when Robert  Wilson"sunk a well at the'Boise natato-  rium  for. hot water, and also when ������"ii  well  was sunk at the penitentiary, lie  struck at a depth of 400 feet a strata  of material. 100  feet deep which gave  gold values running from $4 to $20 per  ton..  This  would   be  about  the  same  level as the strata struck by Mr. Singer  at a depth of 40 feet below the surface.  There is a lot of. fine gold in the. Snake  river valley, and I believe that it is of  local origin,, by ?. system of ��� oxidation  which liberated the gold in thjs underlying strata.    Prom present indications,  many wells will be sunk there soon.   7  expect to sink a shaft within-the town  limits  of ..Ontario'within   thev next 30  days.    The  description  of this  deposit  corresponds; exactly   with   the   description which''!-secured pf the. celebrated  Johannesburg deposit in South Africa',  .which, before the-Boer war. .was. turning put $40,000,000 per year.    The African deposit is about 12 by 60 miles in extent,, lies deep below the surface in the  same formation and averages $10 to $15  to'the  ton.    London  invested  millions  there   before   a   pick   was   put   in   the  ground, because it was known that only.  the mechanical operation of extractinir  and   treating   the    gold  was    required.  There in every reason to  believe that  the Eastern Oregon' and Idaho deposit  is richer and much more extensive than  the African deposit."  Sharp Fighting  LONDON, July 17.���The South African casualty list issued tonight indicates  that- sharp fighting, occurred July 14  hear Zuurvlakte. 24 miles from Aliwal  North; The British lost seven killed  and two officers and .17: men wounded.  Chinese Relieve Russians.  VICTORIA, July 17.���News has been  brought he"re of incursions of Russians  into Schaan from Tibetan after fights  with the Thibetans, in which1 the Rusr  sians appear to have been ' in danger  of being worsted had they not been i*e-  lieved by good offices of Chinese officials.  PITTSBURG, JULY 17.���According to  figures compiled by the Pittsburg Dispatch, the steel-strike, is daily, costing  the companies involved $210,000 and'the'  wpi-kmen $16,000. Practically no stocks  have been carried and the consumption  has kept pace with the production for  some little time past.: About 700 tons  of the 1000 tons daily produced by the  American- Sheet .Steel Company is being; lost; and this represents a loss each-  day "to'Tthe combine.of at least $50,000.  In -addition to these losses the many  and! varied industries crippled now and  in prospect represent losses to the men  1 of large sums that .cannot be compiled  now. The Amalgamated men are said  to have a fund of over $200,000 with  which to keep the strike going, and the  many Amalgamated men: employed in  the various mills still operating will go  a great way toward keeping the sinews  of war in good condition.  PITTSBURG, July 17.���'*"We have not  heard from the other side at any time  in any way or on any subject since we.  r��-rted at the Lincoln Hotel last Saturday."- .This is'; the statement made  by the. president bf -the Amalgamated-  Association this evening, which ^disposes of rumors from New_ York 'today that the strike had been settled.  Mr.Shaffer stated further that-mbactual  negotiations were "on .between -president  Bishop pf the Ohip State "Arbitration  Bpard and himselfrtending toward arbitration. A letter received by "Mr. Shaffer from Mr, Bishpp asking if he weuld  consent tp a reopening of the conference has not been answered as vyet.  The principal events, in the day's  strike history were the failure of the  sheet steel people to reopen the Wells-  'ville plant with non-union men*, the  offer of financial assistance made to the  .Amalgamated Association by the. 200,-  J000 - members pf the American Fedeia-  .tion of Labor and J*y the American Winr  ���dbw" *GHass >\Workers'~ Association^ ; the  'concerted" action of the "associatlonrto  organize the immense steel plant at Van-  dergraft and the fact.that several closed  plants are being patrolled by. armed  watchmen and guards. The Amalgamated officials tonight profess great satisfaction over the result'accomplished  since the strike began, but officials of  the company, as heretofore, will say  hothin-r.  WILKESBARRE, Pa., July 17.���The  close of the second day of the stationary  firemen's strike finds fully 33.000 miners idle in the Wyoming district of the  anthracite co**.! region, whichv extends  from Duryes to Nanticoke. The number of idle men was increased.today by,  the suspension of railroad crews on  nearly all coal branches. No coal is  being mined, there is none.to haul to the  breakers and consequently there is no  work"for railroaders.  The total number of men idle now in  the whole anthracite'region is estimated  at 65,000. There are 40,000 mine work-  'ers_in_the_La"ckawanna_region"rbut~th"ey  are not all out. If the strike extends  tp the Hazelton, Schuylkill and Shamo-  kin' resrions, 130,0004- men may be idle  before long. The tie-up in this region  is complete and the strikers are much  encouraged. The hoisting engineers  held a, meeting in this city, this" afternoon and discussed the situation from  their point of view. Although the meeting was secret, it is.learned from pretty  reliable sources that the striking firemen received the moral support of those  present. It is almost certain that none  of the engineers will consent to take  the'places of the striking firemen.  PITTSTON, July 17���The mines in  this section which are idle owing to the  ���stationary engineers' strike are said to  be filling with water, despite the ef7.  forts of. officials, who ute themselves in  engine rooms endeavoring to keep tlie-  boilers warm. The operators are discharging the stationary engineers who  refuse to take the strikers' places. The  firemen have posted pickets about the  mines to prevent a threatened importation of non-union men from Philadelphia. -. -.  . SCRANTON, Pa., July. I7.r-There was  an (almost complete cessation of mining  operations today in the Lackawanna,  valley because of the strike of stationary  engineers. Less than half a dozen mines  :managcd by. individual, owners and the  group of Delaware, Lackawanna & Western railway, mines in the West Scranton  district were the only ones in satisfactory shape, for ruri'n'ing when the whistles blew this morning. Only six Delaware & Hudson collieries are in operation. Those idle involve 27;000 workmen. With the pumps idle, the flooding  of most of the mines is threatened, involving a-destruction of property that  will be enormous.  NEW YORK, July 17.���President William H. Truesdale of the Delaware,  Lackawanna & Western railroad made,  the following statement today with reference to the situation in-the mines under the control of his-road: "There is  no change in. the situation since yesterday. Up to the present the strikers  have succeeded in closing only six of the  mines, and we are not at all worried  without them, for we can fill the places  of .those who have struck at any time.  However, the strike is not causing us  any inconvenience. We shall take no  steps at present, but when we are ready  we shall fill the vacant places and go  ahead as usual.". }2  NEW YORK,. July 17���The steel  strike in America is attractlns much attention in England generqliy. and while  long articles are being, printed. In the  newspapers on the subject, ino comment  is made in the editorial columns. According to the London correspondent of  the Tribune, John Burns!has been less  reticent, for ho : forecasts;..an American  upheaval with the revival of the old  anti-slavery feeling arid tire transformation of trusts into state^'organizations  by the political power ,of hordes of  workmen. Finance-* quotations from  ���Wall street are unmoved by socialistic  tirades. Combinations are felt'to be  on trial in America and it,they survive  the great conflict with organized labor;  concentration of capital1,will-be promoted in England. .'-  WINNIPEG, July 17.���The statement  circulated in certain Winnipeg papers  to the effect that a committee of engineers and firemen were.liiere: in connection with, the strikingitrackmen'-and  that they; would go out on Saturday if  the trackmen's"conditions were1 not accepted by the company, has been contradicted by the chairman oLthe committee of engineers and firemen over this  signature as follows: "The-statement  appearing in this morni'ng's Telegram  stating that a deputat*ouf of engineers  and firemen were at present in Winnipeg with the object of iri��erviewing,.Mr.  McNicoll, the vice-president; in regard  to^'the strike, is without foundation and  totally untrue. The committee of engl-_  neers and firemen now here is the same  committee that met here' in April-last  and has been here until .now. The."committee now here ..are nowhere for^the  purpose.of meeting-or djscussing'any  matters with Mr, McNicolf and have not  asked for any meeting: with him.  "GEORGE S. M'KENZIE,  "Chairman of Jo'nt Schedule Committee, Brotherhood of Locomotive Fire-,  roen." -   ��� *  FROM PROVINCIAL POINTS  TRIAL OF UNION FISHERMEN AT  VANCOUVER.  Newspaper Man Madrto Divulge Name  of Infonnant-'-Sittfiiifcion at Ross-  laud���Injunct&j'fl Asked.  Threshing Out War Policy. -  . LONDON, July 17.���In the course of  a debate pn the finance bill in the hcuse  of commons this afternoon,' Sir William  "Vernon Harcourt, Liberal, trenchantly  criticised the'government's'financial pol-  -icy and said those persons-believing the  statement that the general' expenditure  would fall after the termination of the  war were living in' a," fool's paradise.  Sir.' William's speech, which, was  throughout undoubtedly '- pessimistic,  drew- angry Interruptions from Joseph  Chamberlain, the colonial secretary. .The  latter in the course of his reply to Sir  William took a sanguine view' of the  situation in Solith Afrfc**. and" soid)no-J  body doubted the war would soon-be ove.*  and whenj;he Boers recognized -they had  ibeen thoroughly beaten'and.Jia'd/return-^  ���ed peacefully to' their 'occup.atibnsTnfer-  est on the Transvaal debt and sinking  fund would be easily payable',out of the  surplus revenue derived from the new  colonies. The finance bill passed its  third reading by a vote of-291 .to 121.  VANCOUVER,  July 17.-rSpecial  to *X*o  Tribune.]���Informations \:were. this V*morri-  -Ing   lalU; against- police  officers   Campbell  and  Johnson  for  boarding  a  patrol  boat  in the gulf without a seareh warrant.and  for   asault   and  .battery. , The   cognplalnts  are., laid by Joseph ���" Dunn,  fisherman*.  An-  : other-rcharge, Is laid against policei' magls-  ���trate  Russell  in  his  capacity  as  cannery"  ,pwner: for carrying a'large, number of Indians -.and   Japs   In   the   steamer   Fraser,  -which is a freight boat without a" license  -to carry passengers.  During the preliminary hearing of Rogers this morning several witnesses were  examined. Senkler appeared for' the fishermen and objected very strenuously to  ���icertain' evidence. The evidence was. ad-  -mitted, after which Senklei- remarked that  it was just like the want of justice that  pervaded the whole.hearing.  Judge Alexander said he did, not want to  hear such language used there, that, Mr.  Senkler .cculd keep ; that for7 outside of  -.court.'-"I.-will use It bcth In and outside  the court room;" replied Mr. Senkler, hotly.  Roy "W. Brown, a newspaper reporter,  was. on the stand for an hour and a half  as* a prosecution ���mtne.'*'-. He - was questioned as .to the published statements > of  Rogers and the authority for interview's  with: which na name, was given. Witness  refused to gl\e the name pf l*ls Imformant  in certain statements in -fth'ch ihe llsher-  men. told' of how they, had -stopped; ���J'apb  rn the gulf and later marooned them.  The pplnt pf privileged information was  argued fit length and finally the magistrate  stated that an answer must be given or  elhe he would enforce the law providing  for the committal of a witness for an unlimited time und intimated that a; refusal  could' only result. In unlimited imprisonment. It was also pointed out that bail  would be refused the prisoner: so long as,  an-ahswer was not. forthcoming  ' ivfter a lo lg debate the answer was  given that llogcis hart aiv.'n tbe interview ., lhe case is still going on. , '-  ert Bacon, Dumont Clarke, Robert M.  Gallaway, Brayton Ives, D. William  "James,* John S. Kennedy, Daniel S. - La-  mont, Charles S.Mellen, Walter G. Oak-  man, Samuel Spencer, Charles Steele,  James Stilltnan and Eben B. Thomas.  Early knowledge of the terms of Mr.  Morgan's letter nominating the new  members in the Northern Pacific board  of directors to fill the vacancies to be  created was undoubtedly the cause of  the emphatic recovery in prices of stocks  today.  Affuinaldo Says He Didn't.  MANILA, July 17.���The organ of the  Filipino insurgents in Madrid; Filipinos  Ahte-Urspa, and published in that city,  has printed an order from Aguinaldo  dated Palaman, January, which directs  the execution of all American prisoners.  When questioned about the order tor  day, Aguinaldo said tp the correspondent of the Associated Press that he was  always considerate to prisoners and denied the authorship of the order in  question;- He claimed that many, orders had* been issued by insurgent military officers in his (Aguinaldo's) name  without his sanction. The American  military1 authorities have documentary  evidence dated-November. 1898, to the  effect that the insurgent leaders' contemplated creating a Philippine-monarchy and nobility. Aguinaldo, when  questipned, declined tp-discuss the matter.  - _  TELEGRAMS IN BRIEF FORM  LORD PAUNCEFOTE  TALKS  DISCUSSING   VARIOUS  TREATIES  - WITH LANSDOWNE.  England's Minister to the United States  San/fuine of Arriving at Safis- * ,  J P - factory Conclusions. ���  WEATHER CONDITIONS EAST  A Little More -'Moderate.  BOSTON, July 17���The heat wave had  moderated -to 'some extent in Boston  today and the .early morning temperatures were below 80. ; Reports .from several nearby towns show that .-showers'  have brought relief from thegreat heat  of yesterday.  ST. LOUIS, July 17.--Today started: in  with every^ indication of a scorcher. At  8  a.   m.  the government .thermometer  Tegistemr~8"47^There has been several  prostrations during- the past 24 hours  and one death.  OMAHA, July 17.���Showers were reported during the night- in the South  Platte -district, breaking the protracted  drought in that section and lowering  the "mercury-15- to.-20 degrees.. Eight  other counties in Central Nebraska .also  reported a fairly good rainfall.  LACROSSE, July 17���A terrific.rain  and electrical storm today broke tho  hot. spell prevailing during the past  week; The rain was a great benefit .to  crops in this vicinity.  TOPEKA, Kan., July 17.���The rains  that fell in Kansas last night-and today have practically assured a corn  yield of 50,000,000 "bushels and the yield  may even be greater.  * " Id junction IPrpceedings.*'  VANCOUVER, July 17 - [Sreclal lo Tne  Tribune.]���Th^.C. P. R. application for', an  .injunction ag.'iinPt the Crow's Nest boutli-  'ern today was laid, over until tomorrow.  No details' were; presented by B. P. Davis,  K. C.,; for the Canadian Pacific, but it. is  stated the injunction arises out of the  rivalry of the; two lines to enter new East  Kootenay territory and that the injunction  is to prevent the C'-ow'y Nest line from  crossing certain property controlled by.the  Canadian Pacific on part of a mining claim.  Strike Notes From Rossland.  KOSSLANb, July 17.���Predictions of an  early tjetlcr.-eYit of the strike were frrolv  made today, one man offering to bet $1000  that tho.lst nf 'August wo.del sec immediate settlement in bight. As a matter of fact  there   is   nothing..Vn   sight   to  justify   the  The Paris Shooting.  PARIS, July 17;���The firing of a pistol shot at Pierre Baudin, minister of  public works, while he was driving, to  a cabinet meeting yesterday, by Mme.  Olzewski, has-proved a "one day sensation." Explanations made today at the  foreign office tend to diminish the sympathy. fpr'Mme. Olicewski and her' husband, who say the act was committed  in order to draw public attention ..to  their poverty and misery., It appears  the Olzewskis exaggerate the injury to  their means of livelihood-resulting from  the arrest of Olzewski in Italy, charged  with being a spy, and for which Italy  refus'ed compensation on the; ground  that the arrest-took place under normal  conditions. The foreign pffice treated  Olzewski well, giving him a. position  worth 5000 francs a year. Instead of attending to his work himself. Olzewski  farmed it out to others and thus reduced his income from it to 1800 francs.  Fastern Baseball  American���At Milwaukee,  Milwaukee  i, Athletics 5;  at Cleveland, Cleveland  3, Boston 9; second **rame, Cleveland 2,  Boston 10; at Detroit, Detroit 4, Wash-  ���r.srton 3.  National���At St. Louis, St. Louis 1,  Boston 2; second game, St. Louis 6, Boston 5; at Chicago, Chicago 7, New  York 4.  Eastern���At Hartford, Hartford 3,  Syracuse 4.  rumors, alTliougn-"S speedy arrangemeiit  would  gratify .e.ver-.'V>ne.  Tne report that No. 5 furnace of the  Northport smelter -froze up is given an  unqualified denial by assistant inanag-ji  Thomson of the Rossland Great Western,  who says No. .5. furnace handled almost  ���100 tons of ore today without a hitch of  any kind.  The balance of the men employed at tho  War ISir-fin and Center Star for July will  be paid tomorrow. Exodus of miners Is in  full swing. The Spokane Fain* & Northern  nlllie biought in <ity UokLt Agf.nl I*i.indt  from  Spokane  t,.> help out wilh  the rush.  Everything is' still qulist abobt the cily.  The policfi have slopped all |iflbllc giuislj-  ling as a precautl innry move  Fire did $U)00 damage In ihe ijnlk-y block  on Columbia uvonnu tonight'Tho bulldTiig  wns damaged to the ;xtent of .sevtsral hundred dollurs, the balance of the lo-ts'-bolng  on lhe >stock of millinery carried by Miss  Pretty.  Ealrly  well  Insured,  Northern Pacific Directorate.  NEW YORK, July 17���J. Pierpont  Morgan announced this afternoon that  James J. Hill, E. H. Harriman, H. McK.  Twomblyj W.. M. Rockefeller and Sam  ti. Rea would be elected to the directorate of the Northern Pacific Railway  Company to fill'vacancies to be created.  The 'announcement was made by J.  P. Morgan in a formal letter addressed  to Kuhn, Loeb & Co., J. P. Morgan &  Co., E.-H. Harriman and J. J. Hill, in  which- Mr. Morgan says he submits the  names given above in accordance with  a  memorandum  signed   on   May  31   in  soon as possible. In conclusion; "Mtil  Morgan says: "Every important Ihtei*r--  est will have its representative, who will  be brought'in close touch with the situation as a whole and there should be  no difficulty in reaching a conclusion  that will be fair and just to all concerned and end in the establishment of  permanent harmony among the different lines. To this end I shall be glad  to co-operate in such a manner as will  seem desirable.'.' The directorate of the  Northern Pacific consists of 15 men and  the last list given out was as follows:  Edward Adams, George F. Baker, Rob-  From Various Sources.  STOCKHOLM, July 17.���An explosion  eccurred teday at the Gyttorh powder  works at Nora,- province of Orebro,  wrecking seven buildings'. Four persons  were killed and a number injured.  LONDON, July 17.���Queen Alexandra  .will arrive in London at 9 o'clock tonight. She intended to'6ome yesterday  afternoon, but the journey was postponed on account of the extreme heat.'  CLEVELAND, July 17.���A chain  weighing four tons fell* on six jien in  the Westinghouse Electric Corrpany s  works this afternoon. One man, B.  German, died shortly afterwaid a.id five  others were badly injured.  ST. PETERSBURG, July .7. -Newspapers and private dispatches lecoived  here from Moscow represent count Tolstoi asjBeriously ill with gastric fe\cr  and say "his friends and reTatiws have  been ^summoned to his beds id-\  ;ST.' PETERSBURG, "July."!?.���Doting  operations with a military.'ibilloon i.ear,  Schlusselburg, on an island'intho Neva,  21 miles east of this,city, the balloon  exploded and blazed up. One person  was killed and'20 we're injured f>e*>erely,  several^fatally.  - -YOKOHAMA, July -.17.���The,, prevailing torrential" fall *-of rain *��� has* caused'  extensive floods throughout Japan. ��� A  great deal of damage has resulted and  there have been numerous fatalities.  Sixty men lost their" lives through the  flooding of. a coal mine at Yuishu, due  to the rain.  PLYMOUTH, July 17.���Arriving here  this morning, the Deutschland made the  passage from New York-in 5 days . 11  hours- and .5 minutes,, at :an average  speed of 23:51 knots an hour-.over a distance of.-3082 knots. : The vessel's highest day's run was 557 knots. "This establishes a new eastern speed i*ecord.  MANILA.. July 17.���Brix* Hail. Ter-  man', a. Belgian,'has been sentenced to  be  hanged,   having .been-, found  guilty  ,'6f delivering money and supplies and  otherwise aiding and abetting the l'ili-  ' pino insurgents':   . Upon the. recommendation of general Wade, Hail Termun's  .sentence JiasJ)een^c6mmuted_tolife-.im-_  prisonment..  TROM.SOE, Norway, July 17.���Shortly  before midnight last night the ships of  the Baldwin-Zeigler Arctic expedition  weighed anchor and with the stars and  stripes   and   Norwegian   flags   at   their  mastheads steamed off to the north. As"  they left the harbor the crews of the  other vessels there gave the vessels a  parting cheer.  CAPE TOWN, July 17.���The British  column which started from Kimberley  some time ago has returned to that  place after successful operations in the  neighboring districts. The column  brought in 50 prisoners, a large number  of refugees and considerable cattle. The  Beer invaders are still roaming all over  the upper part of these districts in the  neighborhood of Richmond.  VIENNA, July 17.���Deputy Baumann  has been commissioned by the representatives of the boot and shoe trade  to question the statthaltcr in the lower  Austrian diet as to what that body intends to do with regard to the threatened invasion of the Vienna market by  an American syndicate. The local boot  and shoe men consider that American  competition menaces the prestige of the  whole local industry.  LONDON, July 17.���Replying to a  question in the house of commons yesterday afternoon, secretary of war Broderick said that the statement printed by  the Daily News to the effect that lord  Kitchener had advised the government  that it was now possible to withdraw the  greater part of the infantry in South  Africa, and that the government was  considering the question .of replacing  the infantry with mounted men whp  wpuld act as a pplice force along the  -.- -"-l  ���vp  m  iiM  which the composition of the board was  to be left to him.   He suggests_.that tlie->l..railway lines, was wholly unauthorized  new   directors   assume   their   duties  as*/|fafld was also inaccurate.  v.v ALBANY. Jutbr- 17.���The New York  Deefc Company at New -Tfprk city today-  filed*, with the secretary :of :$tate a certificate*-.of incorporation, The capital  stock of the company Is $17,00,000, consisting 01*170,000 shares of the par value  of $100>��seh:' Of this amount ^10^,600  is to be1 preferred, paying a 9 p^r (>?nt  non-cumntetiir�� "dividend and'1 (tie remainder ccmrinon stock. The (jQjwpany  is practically a reorganization' o-t the  Brooklyn Wharf and Warehou-j'*^ (,�������.-  pany, the assets and franchises of wjuich-  were sold under foreclosure proceedings-  on June 11, 1901.  LONDON^-- July 17.'���Lord Pauncefote,  British amtia-afiftdor to the United States,  made tbe, foUwFving statement. tonight  to a representative of the Associated  Press:   "I am,having a conference with *  the   marauis " of- Lansdowne not* only  about the Nicaragua, - but also with regard- to half a dozen treaties pending  between'Great Britain.and the United  States.    These   are   chiefly   concerned ^  with West "Indian reciprocity arrangements."    When   asked   if   he  thought  there was  any possibility of arriving  at an agreement regarding the Nicaraguan canal before, congress reconvened'  he replied:    "Yes," I sincerely hope so.    (    -    "  We are now In the middle of negotfa-  tions which,  although they have  not      _ -,.-  yet reached any tangible result, show tg^f^l".  good  promise.    Naturally,   I  may  no���%^"y,ly ,  disclose the details, "but I may say tha6?$-p*'&ri'k  when I return ^-to the United States. at'V   -���>v:J;  the end of Octpber, I hope to take with,.,,    ?"JaJ  me a Nicaraguan treaty that will meet " ���' ."%.  the views of both president-McKinley ", ':'7"&k<  and the British cabinet.    There is-"no- 7.,-^lyh  use  wasting time  over  treaties, which   " .'. ' *r J ���  the senate i*s likely to refuse.   L reafly., . -r'~. M  believe  the differences  of opinion.- kit_7\.'.,.'r - /"$  tween the two nations are capable"'of-^^'41  settlement in an agreement fair to both. ,jjffe'?i*^a!l  If I thought anythingcould be done be��-^r:^  fore^ October I would  i eturn -prior -ta**?*cf��*��^ ]'  that'date, but I do not believe that'any-*   "*^��'{.- '-f  thing would be gained." 'At this, point. '"'"^.Vf*��!���  lord Pauncefote paid a warm tribute,to   " rS.-'M  the  Americans.    "They  are  the  most". 't.'A tJ?  genial people on the face of the earth.    -' ,  At the "first grip of the'hand they, take>..r'.-  you to their hearts.    So long as you .  do  not  try  to  deal   in-an underhand'* * - .  way, and so long as vou do not assume," ',"  superior manners, they treat you as one . /  of their own and no one could say.inor's'' *.  ;than thic."  '.   Reverting to the report ithat a majority pf the senate favored a neutral    ��� ,  canal, lord Pauncefote said:    "It would  be good news if true.   I happen to know     , -  that Mr. Hay consulted the senate_botlt  ���  the  section  supposed   to  support" him  and   the .section   credited   with   other   '  ���jrnotJY.es...<JTou may be sure that what-  ever is" agreed1 upon--between the two'"*���  governments' will   meet  with   the   approval of the -senate."  He expressed sympathy with Mr. Hiy  in the lbss of his son. When asked'if  the joint commission is likely to sit  again in Washington, he replied: "Yes,  I think that it'iwill, although 'this "will *  not occur, until after my return. The  . joint commission has threshed but many  points of difference between Canada and  the United States, although the inability to agree as to the Alaska boundary  and the sad death of lord. Hereschel  appears* to nullify the commission's labors. I see that the Boston Chamber of  Commerce has petitioned for reciprocity  with Canada. This I.regard as a most  hopeful sign. It will be one of my aims-  when I return to the United States to  foster this desire for _l closer commer-,  cial relationship between the Dominion  and the United States. In spite of the  trade-difficulties-bf both Canada and  Newfoundland in dealing with the  United States, I by no means despair  of effecting some sort of a reciprocity  scheme which, when, the Nicaragua *  matter has been justly settled^and the  West Indian treaties have been arranged, will bring Great Britain and. the  United States even to a better basis of  common undorstandinc than exists to���  'rinw "  "������   '--.!  Missouri Town on Fire.  KANSAS CITY, July 17���Marshall,  Missouri, p. town of 5000 inhabitants on  the Chicago & Alton railway, 50 miles  east of Kansas City, is reported to bo  burning. At 1:30 p. m. the correspondent of tho Associated Press wired: "The  town is on fire and the people are almost hopeless. The Now York, one of  the principal buildings here, is gone  and the east side of the square is now  burning. There is practically no water."  At 1:45 all means of communication  between Marshall and Kansts City was  destroyed. Just before the Chicago & "  Alton office in this city lost its wire at  1:30 the following was received from  Marshall: "The fire started in the New  York store at 12 o'clock and soon destroyed that building. In less than an  hour's time it destroyed that side of the  public square and has just jumped  across the street. Aid has been- asked  for from Slater and a special train  bearing the fire lighting apparatus of  that city has started." Not a drop of  rain has fallen at Marshall in over a  month. The temperature has remained  at the 100 mark for 10 days past, and  everything is dry as tinder. All vegetation has been literally burned up. At  2:30 p. m. the fire was reported under  control.  m  i  r  H  M  J  {lawlessness in Pekin.  PEKIN, July 17.���Disorder and lawlessness have greatly increased in Pekin since the policing of the city was  restored to the Chinese authorities.  There are nightly burglaries by large  bands of depredators, and men In the  employjj ofe'jg^ropeans are frequently  stoplieA-tod^iisMj-ed. The German military'att^^rt^ithere have arranged for  the :-wltBW��V.^ of all German troops  I except- th���� J��e)smanent establishment  resriy'^aAius-pfi^ v _'___" ; THE TRIBUNE:  NEtSOtf, B. C, THURSDAY, JULY 18, 1901  ���^5��^3993^ Xl> SgfrC-g-fe  ��  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  m  to  m  m  to  m  m  to  to  THE HUDSON'S BAY COMPANT  BAKER STREET, NELSON, B. 0.  WE HAVE JJJT RECEIVED THE FOLLOWI.'.'C DAINTIES ESPECIALLY   SUITABLE   F0({  CA.MPINC AfID PICNIC PARTIES:  ARMOUR'S COUNTRY CLUB HAMS-A choice assortment of Armour's Coun-  1 try Club speckiltios.  Do not forget to  have some of them ln your luncheon  basket.  composed of large pieces of boiled  chicken, mushrooms, French truffles,  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.  CHICKEN  A LA MER'NCO   -  TENDERLOIN   OF BEEF  THE HUDSON'S BAT COMPANY  BAKER STREET, NELSON, B.C.  I  ife^ _* __�� ���.*'.0''0-^-0'-&_ 0-0-4.  ��*i'j   ���-���*��'^'��������*���**���>��������-���^'^'���^���^���'-^���at>*>���/>  %  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  jti  ��he ��rlbtmc  .*..'..-. .j. .j. * * * * * -i- -:��� -:��� 'b -b ���'*' ���:���  *  ���;��� Display advertisements run res-  ���:- ularly  will   be  inserted   in   The  ���1- Tribune   for   ?4   per   inch   per  ���J- month;  if inserted for less than  * a month, 25 cents per inch each  * insertion. Trades Union and Fra-  * ternal Society Notices, Cards of  ���!��� Wholesale Houses, Le^al* Notices,  ���> etc., will be classified and charged  ���b for at the uniform rate of ONE-  ��:- HALF CENT A WORD each in-  'I* **ertion.  ���b Reading    notices,    under    the  ���J- head    of   .Paid     Locals,    TWO  ���b - CENTS A WORD each insertion.  *b No advertisement accepted for  4- less than 25 cents.  4- ^  .j. .j. j}. %. * .$. .j. * * .j. .j. * * * -i- *:- ���*���  FO U NT AIN A fountain pen is  Qr-��i�� not    a    necessity  rcINo  .   .   ���     neither is the telegraph, telephone" or  the railway, but  IT PAYS TO USE THEIVI   "..  because tlrpy get here quick. The Swan'  Fountain Pen is the reliable "get there  quick" pen. We havo it at $3, ?4, ?5, and  buy back .without emestion any pen  bought from us not proving absolutely  satisfactory. ,,  A writing machine that is fast coming into universal use is the  "EMPIRE TYPEWRITE*".  No better typewriter made; ?60 buys it.  at tlio tax would,amount to at loast. 10  per cent upon tin; ]>ro(itrt, and this wo  know iSfiOnly a sample cf the genera! con-  iMti'.'is j'eg.-irdlns taxation prevailing in  many of the mines.  Probably to make a proper comparison  between one country anil another a common basis of taxation should be ai rived, at.  We understand tho method cf raisin**; lax<*s  in several of lhe slates is by means of a  board specially appointed for the purpose  of levying same annually, based *jpon the  rcciuiremeiits for the period covered. jVc-  eordingly the 3 per cent tax referred to  .may or may not bo an exceptional ono,  wheroas lhe Briiish OoU'mbifi ,?iinornl Lix  is only alterable by legislation enacted for  i hat purpose. Moreover, we observe from  The Tribune that the *! per cen I tax Is  levied upon lhe net earnings, whereas the  mines in British Columbia aro not permitted to deduct frcm the gross amounl  Ihey pay upon any of tho payments which  they may incur for cost of mining- the ore.  This as Is well known bears heavily upon  the-British- Columbia mines, on account of  tho high" costs of all mine supplies, such  as powder, fuse, steel, etc., on this side  of tha line.  1 We^ trust that you will, kindly publish  "(his explanation regarding taxation, as we  believe! -that The Tribtino will agree that  it*. Is only fair in afl matters of this kind  that both sides should bo heard. Tours  truly, J. RODERICK ROBERTSON,  Manager Ymh* Geld Mines, Limited.  ~    Yesterday  and  the  day  before,  The  ���'    Tribune gave the views of the.mana-  -   gers   of  two  wholesale  houses  on  the  question     of     railway     discrimination  against Nelson.    Both claimed that the  ���"   blanket  iate  on  freight  from.Eastern  ,    and  Coast  wholesale  points   to   points  ' in Kootenay and Yale worked against  Nelson   as - a   wholesale  point.     Today  -' The Tribune  obtained  the  views  of a  1 ail way man on the question.-  The railway man .said it was the policy of the  company which he represented to divide  the country into districts, and to mako  rates  to  and   from   common  points  in  these districts the same as rates to and  from common points in competing districts.    As  an   illustration:     The  rate  from  Eastern points to Winnipeg and  fiom   Winnipeg  to   common  points   in  Kootenay and Yale is exactly the same  as the rate from Eastern points to Nelson and from Nelson to common points  in Kootenay and Yale.    The same rule  ' governs   shipments   from   the .East   to  Vancouver ' and    from   -Vancouver    to  points   in   Kootenay   and   Yale.     This  places the Winnipeg wholesale merchant  and the Nelson wholesale merchant on  an equality, as far as freight rates go,'  for the trade of Kootenay and Yale. The  Vancouver and Victoria' wholesalers' are  exactly on the same footing.'  This holds  ���good-on-ncarly-all=lines=of=staple=com~  modities.    Asked asT to the practice of  Eastern' and Coast wholesalers combining the orders of. several small,'.dealers  in the same town and shipping them'-in  on the carload ��� rate,: the'railway mail  said that such  could be 'done,, but he  doubted very much if the wholesalers of  Nelson could point to a single instance  whore  it  had   been -done'in  any  town  outside of Nelson.' "Of course," lie said,  " wo protect merchants like TI. Gicgericli  "of   Kaslo,  William -"Hunter  & "Co.   of  " Silverton,   and    Hunter    Brothers   bf  " Rossland, who often purchase conimp-:  " (lilies in carload lots, and they get the  "samo rates as the Nelson wholesalers."  From the above it will bo seen that tho  railway companies'are doing  the  fair  thing by the wholesale dealers in Nolson; or, tit least, as fair ns they can do  under existing methods of operating rail  ways.  THOMSON STATIONERY CO. Ltd  riK.vos to Rent. ���       - - NKLSON, B. C.  ?8.S8- per ton.    The  company realized  ?379.612.03 from this ore.   The total cost  of mining; milling, and transporting the  ore was ?4.S4 a ton, oi\?206,87G.12.   The  company therefore had'$172,735.91  over  'and above all operating expenses. Three  pei* cent on that sum would be .$5,182.07,  which   would,- had   the  mine   been   in  Montana,  have gone  into the-treasury  of  that state as-taxes.    Deducting , all  the  charges  except   mining- from- the  value of the ore, leaves the value for  taxation, under the laws of British Columbia,  $6.17 1-3 a ton,  or a total  of  $261,866.79.    Two per cent on which is  $5277.33, or'-just $95.20 more than would  be paid under-the Montana system. But  these ligures do not agree with figures  prepared  .by   J.   Roderick   Robertson,  manager of the Ymir Gold Mines, Limited, which are given in the following  communication: :  Latest Burglar Alarms  A house fitted with the latest burglar  alarm will be safe from the fraternity,  if. they know of its presence, as soon as  they have had'a very little experience  of  it.    Tho  house  is  provided  with  a  sort of wire entanglement, so that it is  impossible to open  a  window  or  door  after, the apparatus has been set without setting the alarm going, ^and a most  ���formidable   alarm   it   is.     In   the   first  place,' a   stream   of   air   is   discharged  through a very powerful hooter, or buzzer, owing to a valve between the fog  horn and a reservoir of compressed air  being opened electrically.   At the same  time,   too,   a   powerful   electric   lamp,  placed outside the house in as inaccessible a position as possible to minimize  as far as may bo the risk of its boing  tampered with,  is lighted  up,- so that  the police or others attracted  by  the  piercing sound of the alarm, which can  be heard at a great distance, are guided  to the place where their services are  required.    It should be mentioned that  only a person ln the house can stop a  sounding of the alarm, whicli otherwise  continues till the air stored in the reservoir is exhausted, say, an-hour or so.  In.that time it can be guaranteed to  arouse the entire neighborhood, even if  Endymion-were included among them.  It' is obvious th**.t tho contrivance will  serve as-a fire alarm as well as against  burglars   by   using  a  thermostatic   arrangement, so that the alarm is set going when the wires  get heated.    This  invention  is  most  ingenious  and  well  thought out in all its details, and may  be depended upon as  being as  certain  as it is emphatic in its action.    It may  handicap the noble profession of housebreaking very seriously, indeed, and add  considerably to the hardships inherent  to the lot of the. cracksman.  ^Wgf*-' <*'0*% 00: 00' 00? 00 "2>' ^t^, *00*T%) ;*3r*2S 1*st*3&i.  rjc ' X:7��f  tot  to\  axzxzjsxxzxxxxz  Art     baxr  _"1  NEW B  UNDERWEAR. H  mumniiiimmmmuiuu  ��.  NEW  COLLARS  'XXXXXZZXX2XXXX2 onrT*xx*iTMXxxrair*��;f  36 Baker Street, Nelson,  tiiruxiiiiiiiiriiiiiiiiixiirzixiixxi ouri  to  to  9\  to  to  9\  to  9)  9\  9\  .to-.  to  to  .     # Our annual July Clearance sale of Dry Goods Mil-  to linery, Carpets, Rug-s, Men's Furnishing-s, commencing ,���.*<  MONDAY, JULY 2 2nd. f  to  9\  9\  When we will offer special bargains of our spring and  i summmer stock. For prices - of special lines we     'w  i^y make further announcement.  9\ ���      ���      ���  9\  9\  to  9\  9}  tsxzzz ixxxzzxzxxxxzzzz.xzzzzxzzxzz:  to I  - NEW  HOSIERY.  :xxxxxxxxxx  1  %*.  xxxiXJixxxxxrxxzxxxxxi e  Fred Irvine & Co.  jxxxxxxixxzxzxixxxxxixxxxxixxxzzxzxxz:  36  Bakep  Street  NEW  NECKWEAR.  I * ��  ttxxxx axxxxxxxzxxxxzzxxxzxxzxxzzxxxxxxxxzxil  9}  9)  About a month ago The Tribune printed  the  annual  statement of tho  Ymir  Gold   Mines,  Limited,   a company  that  operates the Ymir mine, which  is situate near the town of Ymir, in Nelson  district.   Commenting on the statement,  The Tribune said the company, had its  property  been  assessed  as  real   estate,  ;   .would   have  paid   a  larger  amount  as  taxes than it paid under the system of  taxing the value of the ore 2 per cent.  The Tribune also stated that there was  little difference between the system  of  7   taxing mines in Montana and the system in British Columbia.    In Montana  t.he tax is'fixed by statute at 3 per cent  on the net proceeds realized from  the  ore mined.   In British Columbia the tax  is (also fixed by statute) at 2 per cent  on the value of the ore, the only deduc-  tion that- is allowed  being the'veost of  transporting the ore from the^mrne to  . the  mill   or  smelter  and .tiie^.mill  or.  smelter charges.   During .the:year 1900,  the Ymir mine milled and shipped ��� 42,-r  J-13 tons of ore of the average value ot  NELSON, July 17.���To- thu Editcjr of The  Tribune: We observe-ia one oC .the editorials anpeari:.!*. in yon1-, lb--ir\. of tl*e lo:\\  instant a reference to the mineral tax paid-  b>; the Ymir mine, which reads In part as  follows:.  "If it had paid the 2 per cent tax for-the  " whole   year   1901   it , would   have   cald  " IfDI.O'J  more  than  if  it  had  been   taxed  3  " per  cent  upon-, tho  net  ear.nlngs;.whieh  "is the rate of taxation in Montana."     ,.'.  ���JW--*��� -lo^not��� lenn-w���what���cxpenfllt uro��� Is.  . provided .for under, the-3 per.pent-tax you.  refer to, but,assume as you state that the  present'ratejot- taxation  in -Montana  is  3  .per'cent upon  the net earnings. AVe have,  looked into the above.figures and find that  the.mineral tax-paid.by:the Ymir company  last   year   was   as   follows:,   ?10(I8.S5   on   a  basis of I. per cent;'..$:i327.(H:.on a basis of 2.  per  cent,  or a  total  of !"l:'0(i.l9 on  account  of   mineral .product-   for   the   year   ending  .'list  December,  li>00.   If -tho Ymii: company.;  had  paid -2 per cent for tho entire year, bv-'  stead  r,f at the rate of 1   per ceul. to 30tli  June  nnd Tor  the  balance  of  the  year  at  *.' per cent,  tlie total  tax paid by tho  Ymir  company  would  havo amounted  to $IO(!S.sr>  more than the above, on a total for the year  of  SPilli.'i.'M.   The   not  earninfis   of   tin).-company   to' 31st    Decembor,   l'JOO,   were   Jll!),-.  files.1;.   A.'-siiiiiiiiu-   tho   company.. liyrl    p'.ii.l  3   per   cent   upon   these   net   prollts,    this  would    have   amounted    fur   lhe   year   lo  $1-11)0.71.   My  subtracting  this  amount   from  the   above   $.,!fi5.3l   we   lind   that   IhcsAYmlr  company would have paid under the 2 per  cent run- and  the conditions- levied  by  the  British   Columbia  government  $1)71.80  more  than  the company would have paid if assessed   at   the   Montana   rate   of   taxation  referred  to by The Tribune. This your ihe  Ymir mine lias already for the six mount;'  ending 30th June,  1001,  paid a  miieral  tax  amounting   lo   $-l"37.Mi,   and   assuming   for  argument that for tho second half of tho  year the tax will be. n, more than for the  lirst half,  this will give ..Highly a tax for  the pear of $85000. If, however, we calculate  the tax paid for 1000 at $5,65.3! on the basis  of the net prollts of-$M0,C!)2.S5, it will'seem  that   the  Ymir  company  is  paying a  provincial  mineral  tax at the rate of 3.G5 per  cent upon its net prollts, or 05'per cent, or  two-thirds of 1 per csnl, higher than on the  basis   of   the Montana ,tax. above  referred'  to.   Owing  to  several   favorable  conditions  at the Ymir mine tlirit company, is probably  paying a. lower  p'p:*.c''eiita'ge  of  taxes   upon  its prollts tha:*. most .others.  For example,  c.-.li'iiiatioii.* show dial in one-Slocan mine,  hrought.undpi- .'oiir.  notice   where   we   had  specii.r...r,'i'cilitles' for.     compiirin'g   ligures,  befVire  any  ^mounts   were   written 'pit   for  head T ollicc. "tlcpraoifilitiri   or   oc-r.'striictlon.  fhy riiii\'eriil,,tiix  for last year is    7.31  per  cent upon,the profits,  this notwithstanding  the, fact, that $11.,,000 way paid' out for'labor  ,a,nd    ordinary   mine   supplies   during   the  year. By writing off depreciation and other  charges before exact profit could >>c ai rived _  . Killed ty a Live Wire.  . CANAJOHADIE. N. Y., July 17.���  Frank Beard, aged 34, a lineman employed by the Montgomery Electric  Li**rht & Power Company" ,here, was  killed "by an electric shock this afternoon. He was working on a pole and  grasped c*. live wire bf 2200 volts. The  flesh was burned from his hands. He  fell 30 feet .to the pavement, fracturing his'skull.  .j?-? **.*. *** *.** **.* ********* *��  Ih. h. playford & go. i  MADDEN   BLOCK  KELSON.** '"?���   ."'���  .91;  Itobacco  91' ������ .  .��! ���-; "  *''*  ���p'  <*'���   .-  3JP.O. Box 637.  ���%���"���      77       '''  ' '**���**.*'*���*���.*���*���**  AND  MERCHANTS,  CIGAR*  9.  Telephone 117.  ���-.** *** **.*. *.*.* e&  \^& ^ 5^^^ -XLt-*^- ^-''^-' ^"'��& ^-'��^; ���^Sl; l��r,l2L_. SL' l^ ;^��- ** ^*<**1* ^fe-^: ^&i^ ^2s* ^ :^- ^ ��� ^ ��� ^ ��� ^ *+��&)'  V- ^*- * "^ "*����. * ^ *'*���'> * ^���^* ��� ^ -^k ��� ^ "ST- *<*, ���'^ *^-��^ "2?. ->5 ^00^00 ^^^ ^0^^080 ^00^001 700^^ ^00^�� ^i^00 ^^\9f '  PUBLIC AUCTiO  KOOTENAY ....  COFFEE CO.  ************************  Coffee Roasters  Dealers In Jea anfJ Coffee  ************************  We are offering at lowest prices the best  grades of Coylon, India, China and Javan  Teas.  .   .  i  Our Bear, Mocha and Java Coffee, per  pound  $  10  Mocha and Java Hlend, 3 pounds  1 00  Choice Blend CulTcc, 1 pounds  1 00  Special Blend Colfee, 6 pounds  1 00  Rio Blend Coffee, 6 pounds  1 00  Special-Blend Ceylon Tea, per pound 80  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY COFFEE CO.  Telephone 177.  P. O. Box 182.  WESTIBAKER STREET, NELSON.  FISHING TACKLE  Carpets  B  We have just received a Consignment of  J,  OUR PRICES ARE RIGHT.  G. BUOTAN   &  CO.  West Baker Street, Nelson.  OF VALUABLE RE^L PROPERTY,  PLANT, STEAM TUG, BAR.CF, MATERIAL AND FIXTURES.  WE HAVE THE BEST  FLIES  AND   THE  BEST LEADERS  MADE.  Minnows, silver and Rold and Phantoms  Silk  Lines  Landing Nets  And a splendid line of all fishing requisites.  Special Bargains  ���������;.-���-'���- IN  Boots and Shoes  CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO.  K.-W.-C. Block.       Corner Ward and Baker Sts  MANHATTAN SALOON  Domestic  and  Imported  WHISKIES  AVINES  ALES  STOUTS  CIGARS  Domestic  . and  Imported  ' Notwithstanding that thero are  two bankrupt stocks of boots and  slioes now being offered in this city,  I am prepared to meet the prices  listed for same, and as my stock is  fresh���just, opened up���from the  manufacturer.-*, I would solicit an  inspection before purchasing.  The results that I have obtained  siuce advertising my discontinuance  in business have been most satisfactory. The great variety of my  stock of clothing and gents' furnishings, with all prices marked iu  plain figure?, 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.  B  E  E  R  S  ANHEUESER-BUSCH  hit. Louis.  PABST  Milwaukee.  CALGARY  Calgary.  REISTERER &. CO.  Nelson.  GOSNELL  NelBon.. .  B  E  E  R  S  TREMONT HOUSE  321 TO 331 BAKER STBEET, NKLSON  AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN  PLANS  JOSEPHINE STREET, NEAR BAKER.  R. REISTERER & CO.  -   BREWBRS AND BOTTLEB8 OV '  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  MEALS 25 CENTS  Rooms Lighted, by Electricity and Heated by St-am 25 Cents to:$1  QUEEN'S HOTEL ^d8"^  Prompt and regular  -InllTflrr tin t>hp tirurt*  Brt-twAi-y ��f Nolson  THE0  MADSON  Baker Street. Nelson, B. C.  FREE   HOT   LUNCH  FROM 12 to 2 O'CLOCK  AT   THE  ATHABASCA   TODAY.  BAKEK STREET. NBLSON,  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air,  Baker and Ward  Streets, Nelson  Large  oomiorbable  bedrooms and   flrat-olasa  dining-room.'Sample rooms (or commercial men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  rs. E. G. ClarKe, Prop.  r.ATK or THB RflVAT, ROTEI* OAL0ART  REWARD.  Everybody   Welcome  Tho nnclorMgned will offer s.t a reward for (he  recovery nf the body of Loflie Wilson, tho las'ear-old boy drowned off (he tug Halys on  Sunday. June 2nd, the Buni of twenty-five dollars.  DAVE CLARKE.  Pilot Bay, Juno 13th, 1901,  The only hotel In Nelson that has remained  endor one management since 1830.  The bod-rooms are well furnished and lighted  by eleotriolty.  The bar Is always stootcod by the best dom a  Mo and Imported llqaors and olgars,  THOMAS MADDEN. Proprietor,  SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. McMANUS. Manager  The undersigned have received in-  ���"tracLioiis from tiie Ontario Powder  "Works Lo offer for sale bj' public auction  in tlio stable building on Hall ��treuf,  bewteen Baker and Vernon street!*., ar.d  known ns the Reynolds stables, ir the  City of Nelson on  TUESDAY, JULY 30th, 1901  At 1 O'Olock P. M., Sh'ii-p.  the following desirable improved real  estate, steamboat and barge, plant, etc..  Site, comprising 125 acres of land,  opposite Five- mile Point, with about  500 yards of water front, and good  wl arf,12 by 21 feet, with .108 feet of  tramway.  Six hundred feet of pipe line.'with  water  right  to   21   miner's   inches   of ���  water.  Buildings,  eight in number, connected by private telephone line with the  City of Nelson, and described as  follows: One building 16 x 40 feet, 1- building 16x40 feet, 1 building 20x20 feet,  =ltbuiiaihg=2rx=60=fee'trl"Mil"ding"20=x=30���  feet, 1 workshop 20 x 20 feet, dwelling  house 14x24 feet.  :  Steamboat "Red Star" and scow.  One  12-horse  power  boiler  and  engine, on wheels. '���'���-'������".''  One upright boiler, with engine and  fittings. : . ���  About 100 cases of gutta percha fuse,-  125,000 detonators, etc.  About 90 iron drums, used <- as oil  tanks, culverts and sewage purposes.  - Two Fairbank scales, of one ton capacity, alsd tools, household utensils,  and other articles too numerous to mention, a list of which may be.seen at the  works, at the 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  prrsses with stpnd, office counter with  twelve drawers, stools, chairs, etc.  Intending purchasers may inspect any  of the above articles by consulting with  FT. Maepherson, Nelson agent, at his of-  ��� fice 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 .flOO terms .  will be announced at time of sale with  other pon'ditions. t  For further particulars apply to the'-'  undersigned auctioneers, or-to'  H. MACPHERSON, Madden Block,  Agent Ontario Powder Works! Nelson.  CHAS./UVATEPAN&CO  AUCTIONEERS.  r.OOIUS U and 15. ^    If. W. C. BLOCK, Nelson  Bar stocked with best brands of wines, liquors,  and Cigars. Boer on draught. Large oomforfr-  able rooms,   first olaw table to* d.  SALE Or 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  the Reynolds stables. This building is  on leased ground, with a three year's  lease yet to run, at a rental of $10 per  month ground lease. Terms cash.  CHAS. A. WATERMAN & CO.,  Auctioneers, Nelson, B. C ,,:,,-  ,^r,'..i-i  ".-" '-��>  THE TRIBUNE: NELSON, B. C, THURSDAY, JULY 18, 1901  BANK OF MONTREAL  CAPITAL, all paid up....$12.000,OOO.CO-  RHS'T            7,000,0X*O.O0  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80  Lord Strathcona and "Mount Koyal ...President  Hon. George A. Drummond Vice-President  E. S. CloiMton Genoral Manager  NKLSON BRANCH  Cornor Bakrr and Kootenay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branches ln London (England) New YohiT,  Chicago, aud all tho principal cltios ln Canada.  Buy and soil Sterling  Exchango and Cable  Grant  Commorcial   and   Travolora'   Crodlte,  available in any part of tho world.  Drafts Issuod. Collections Mado, Ebo.  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  WITH WHICn IS AMALGAMATED  THE  BANK  OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HKAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Paid-up Capital,  Reserve Fund,  $8 000.000  -      -   $2,000,000  ACCRECATE RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000.  IMPERIAL BAM  our  o-A.:Lsr-A.:D^.  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  Hon. Qeo.  A. Cox,  President.  Savings Bank Branch  COHRKNT KATK OK INTKHK8T PAID.  A NEW FUEL.  ,-   An artificial  fuel tliat can be manufactured,  its  inventor says, for 50  per  cent less than coal, is announced by Dr.  Henry W.'Morrow, chemist, of Wilmington,   Delaware.     For   JS   years   lie  has  studied the experiments made by European and American scientists to find a  substitute for coal.   He had profited by  their failures, according to a test witnessed by the representative of the New  York Journal.    Dr. Morrow has appar-  j, cntly an article tliat will revolutionize  the heating business.   The artificial fuel  is,composed of about 90 per cent of common earth.   Any kind can be used.    For  domestic  purposes   Dr.   Morrow  thinks  ordinary   earth,   such   as   is   found   in  back   yards,   is   preferable,   while   for  high-draught fires, such as locomotives,,  steamships    a ���nel    industrial    establishments require, fuel made of clay is preferable,   as   it  hardens   better.    To   tlie  earth is added about 3 per cent of >;oal  tar, as a protection from the   .voather.  With the coal tar in the fuel a can be  exposed to rain for any len-;"-h of lime  without  being  damaged,     ^i*.   A5oii*ow  has pieces of his fuel that has lain in  water from two to  three days without  being impaired.    A trile of bnwdiist is  added, although it'is not necessary.    It  is merely added to the fuel for do.ncsti.*  use so tliat it will burn "out ami nnke  the fuel porous.   To these parts is added  the secret compound, which Dr. Morrow  says *'I hr.ve b?'ck*of my ers.. aud [ will  keep  it there until somebody pays me  for it."   The fuel with which a demonstration vp.s m*\fle w**s manufactured in  a  hand  mold   in  Dr. "Morrow's  laboratory.     It  was   in   the   shape   of  small  bricks.    Each    weighed    throe    ounces.  When placed on, a lire they burn with  an intcnsc"hoat.    According; to tho experiments  the artificial  fuel   under an  ordinary draught such as used in houses  will burn from four to six, hours.    Under a, forced  draught it will  last from  two to,four hours longer than coal. Another point in favor of the fuel is ihat  it throws off no smoke, gas or vapor.  When   lirst  placed- on   a   lire  it   takes  about 90 secoiulf* fpr the coal tai* in the  bricks'to  be consumed  and  after  that  th,ore is not the slightest odor, but the"  fire burns" intensely with  a small  blue  Jlnine.    At the demonstration a fire of  wood was kindled in an ordinary cook  stove.    On k>p of the wood was thrown  about 20 little bricks���"eggetts," the in-  vontor calls them���of the artificial fuel.  In   loss   than  20  minute*-   these   bricks  were  glowing at a  whito  heat.    Thoy  kept cleaning themselves, for as the (Ire  burns the outer surface, bricks gradually  peeled off, always lr "  .hg a bright white  heat surface.    Thei    /were no clinkers,  everything being reduced  to the finest  ilits), and falling- into an  ash  pan.   As  to the post of manufacture Dr. Morrow  hits  mtide whafc he considers a  liberal  estimate.    Earth eosj.s almost nothing;  coal  tar  is  very cheap,  for tlie  barrel  in which it is carried costs more than  the tar  itself.    The  secret  ingredients  arc staple articles that are inexpensive.  Dr.  Morro-w, in his 'estimate of manufacture, has figured the cost of a plant,  the cost of hauling the dirt, a big inter-  _est_on=_the_-japital .invested ,_and_says_the_  fuel can be easily manufactured 50 per  cent less than coal now costs,  .A Novel Proposition.  The Denver doctors wish to pass a  law for killing off all imbecile children.  These doctors are known as among the  most progressive in the country, owing  ,to their city being a resort for invalids,  and in making this proposition they  seem to be living up to their reputation.  ������The-proposition is now before the Colorado State Medical Society, which has  been holding its annual convention. The  consumption problem has been an especial study, and Dr. Charles Denison  formulated rules of marriage to avoid  consumptive offsprings which have been  generally indorsed by the society. They  are in part as follows:  Find tho proportion of all the  mother's and father's and their married  brothers' and sisters' children-born���i.  C, the person's parents', uncles' and  aunts' children���who were living at five  years of age,  First���Then .(excluding deaths wholly  attributable to accident or having nothing to do with, disease), if less than 80  per cent of such children were alive  at that age there is reason to suspect-  a weak strain in that lineage.  Second���If less than 60 per' cent of  such progeny .were then alive, there iy  strong .proof of \such. degeneration.  Third���Add to this, or consider it separately, that either the person's mother  or father or any two of his or her grandparents, "uncles, .aunts, ..-.brothers' or sisters died of consumption, cancer or  scrofula, then the proof of some defective biology in that family strain is still  more evident. *  Fourth���Add to this that the person's'  health is not good, even so little defective as "never very robust," of the person now,flat-chested and uuder weight,  then his or her fitness-for, .parentage  is still more impaired.     ,'���'  :;'  It is Dr. Dennison who wishes to exterminate imbecile children;- The suggestion is embodied in the following  petition drawn by himself and submitted to the society;  "To  the  Legislature of the  State  of   :    Your petitioners,   and  .husband and wife, residents  of the town of State of   Robt. Kilgour,         Vice-President.  London Ofllce. 60 Lombard Streot, E. O.  New York   Olllce,  10   Exchange   Place.  and iii Bruitclios In Canada and the  United Stiueu.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Interest allowed  on  deposits.    Fret-out rate  throo por cent.  GRANGE V. HOLT,  Manager Nelson Branch.  respectfully represent that one of their  six children, a daughter aged 20 years,  is a hopeless imbecile, a groveling idiot,  not susceptible of any education and not  possessed of any knowledge of right or  wrong or 6f cause and effect;  that her  existence has been a -burden to all her  relatives;   her   presence   in   the  family  circle has been a blight upon an otherwise happy home and a great discouragement and positive injury to the lives  of her brothers and sisters.   Your petitioners further represent that they believe   this   affliction   was   caused   by   a  fright   of .the  mother;   that  while' no  blame is attached to this creature's parents for hor being, the laws of the state  do not recognize the right of her parents  nor is-it the duty of anyone in authority  to have her life taken that this worse  than useless existence may be brought  to an end (by such painless, and by her  undetected,  means  as  gradual  suffocation by carbonic acid gas).    Your petitioners,   therefore,   believing- the   state  to  be responsible  under  these circumstances,   humbly   ask   your   honorable  body to  tnke this  matter in  hand,  to  have a commission appointed to examine into'the true state of this creature's  mind-and body, and if the within facts  and statements are thereby verified, to  carry  out  said   painless   extermination  of this defective life." .. -  Capital  Rest  $2,600,000  $1,850,000.  H. S. HOWLAND Presidont  I). It, WILKIE Uonoral Manager.  K. HAY Inspector.  0Vf 1  -    ' ^fto  SAVINGS   BANK   DEPARTMENT.  TUB   OETRKENT   RATK   OV    INTEKKST   ALLOWED.  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker  Street.  J. M. LAY, Manager.  D. N|cARTHUR  & Go'y  m  to  to  to  9*  to  9\  RALPH CLARK,   '      I.  Undertaker, Night Call 238.  a. nelson,  Manager  Woman Lands 216-Pound Fish.  , Advices,from Avalon, Catalina island,  California, say that Mrs. B. N. Diekinr  son of New York, who. with her. husband, captain Dickinson, is visiting Catalina for the summer, landed unassisted  a 216-pound tuna, the largest of tho last  two seasons, and tho second in size ever  caught there. Having landed a tuna  in excess of 100 pounds weight Mrs.  Dickinson is now eligible to membership -in the world famous Tuna Club.  Captain.and Mrs. Dickinson left the  beach early in th,e morning and when  about three miles off tbey ran into a  school of leaping fish. .Mrs. Dickinson's  reel soon began to sing its" merry song  as a tuna took yard after yard with  him. Then began a L'attlo between the  seafish and the sportswoman. Reeling  in, giving away line, and the same double process over and over again for 45  minutes, her arms wero cramped, from  the severe physical strain, Mrs. Dickinson fought her first tuna to a successful finish, conquering it without assistance from boatman or husband.* Landing a tuna, the greatest game fish that  swims, is the most difficult feat known  to devotee-* of ihe rod and reel. Old  masters of tarpon fishing have failed  at it dismallv.  K FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  'Windows  Inside Finish  local and ooasli.   ���_ jQooring.  Furniture Dealers  Fuqeral Directors  ;rd Embalmers  9}  to  to  9}  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, s 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 satisfac- ;  tion 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.  local and coast.  Newel Posts  Staft Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds.  IF WHAT TOD WANT IB NOT IN STOCK  WE WILL HAKE IT FOB TOU  CALL AND GET PRICKS.  J. A. Sayward  HALL AND LAKK STRBETfl. NBLBOW  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  CORNER OF  HENDRYX AND VERNON BTBEE-1B'  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lumbar Always in  Stocl\.  We carry n complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  Porto Rico Lumber Go.Ltd.  Finest Undertaking Parlors in City.  Only Hearse iu City.  The Reliable Ilouse 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 $5 and up  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.  c       '  Sole agents for the Marshall  ganitary Mattress.  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL ^  LAND SURVEYOR  9)  JACOB  DOVER,  THE JEWELER  C. P. R. WATCH INSPECTOR.  NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  .1  Mail orders receive our prompt  and careful attention. Our prices  are always right.  m  to  9\  to  to  to  to  9\  to  to  to  9\  9\  u  9)  to  Jfr  ... -Oil  - V ���'��� li  ^^^''^'^'^'^'^'^'^'^'^'^''Sfy'^'tf'^^'ir *^^^^^^^i^i^^^I^^S^^J^i��iSi��Si��Bi��S'-^^S*^"-^  "^������'<jjJ^^J^,8r*'8?^:^i,??'> "���s^-Str* *5?^^P "ST-*����������������. -��<jj?^^-^*^ r - 0-^ * 00 * 00 * 00 ��� 00* ^��007^2^0' 00^^^00^00^0^0^0*^0'  POR  Comer Vlotoria and Kootenar Streets.  "      "<* TBT<FPHnitfW wo  m  DISSOLUTION  OF  PABTN ERSHIP.  Notice is hereby given that the co-partner<<hip  hitherto existing between the undersigned by  the style of Lee & Burnett, as green grocers, has  this any been dissolved by tho retirement <>f  Harry Burnett, who has transferred to Herbert  F. Leo all his interest in the busines-, assets,  good will and bock accounts.  ���All persons indebted to the said partnership  are hereby requested to make payment to tho  said Ilerbei t F. Lee, who has assumed aud will  pa> the liabilities of the partnership, and who  will continue the partnership b"sines(*.  H. BURVETT,'  HERBERT F. LEE.  Witness   R. A. Creech.  NelsoQ, B. C , July 15th. 1901.  NOTICE OF ASSIGNMENT. .  Notice is hereby given that Gecrge M Fronk,  cf the City i f Xelson, in ihe province of Biltish  t.'olunibia, nnrchant, carijing on businet_s-on  Raker streei i-i the said ("ity ot Nelsun, has "by  deed bearing "ate llth day of July, 1901, assigned  h11 his re,. 1 and per.-onal property except a�� therein uienLoned to A. P. Hay cf tho ' ity i'f Nob-on,  in ti-o province of British Columbia acoountant,  in iruf-t for the purpose of paying and s itir-fying  rateably nnd proportionately and without oro/er-  ence or priority, the creditors of the said George  M. Fronk.      '    ..   ��� - , D ��� -  the a -id d��od was executed by the said George  M. Fr mk and the said <\. P. Hay on the llth day  of Juy. 1901, and tho said A. P. Hay-haa undertaken the'trust created by the said deed.  All persons having claims against-'the said  George M. Fronk aro required to forward to said  A P. Hay. Nolson. B. C, particulars of their  claims, duly verified, on or before the 15th day  of August, 1P0I.  - All pevsons indebted to tho said Goorge JI.  Fronk are required to pay the amount due by  them to tho said trustee forthwith..  And notice is horoby given that a'ter the slid  15th day of August, 1901; tho trusteo will proceed  to distribute the assots of the estate among the  parties entitled thereto, having rogard only to  the claims of which tho said trusteo shall then  have had notice.  And further take notice that a meeting of the  creditors will be hell at the offices of tho undersigned on the 20th day of July, JS01. at 10 o'clock  a, ra., for'the giving of directions with rcfercnoo  to tho disposalof tho estate. -  GAL LI HER & WILSON,  Solictors for Trustee  K. W. C. Block, Baker Streot. Nelson, B. C,  Dated this llth day of July, 1901.  '" ] (No. 178.) ~~'  CERTIFICATE  ���OK THE��� .  .  Registration of an Extra.Provincial Company.  I ������'.....';.���' . .   ,.i  " Companies Act, 1897."  I hereby certify that the ".German Mining and  Milling Company " has this day been registered  as an txtra Provincial Company, under the  "Companies Act. 1397," to J carry out or effect all  or any of the objects hereinafter set forth t)  which the legi-lative authority of the Legislature of British Columbia extends.  The head olllce of the Company is situate in  the City of Tacoma, Stato of Washington,  U. S. A.  The amount of the capital of tho Company is  one hundred thousand dollars, divided into oue  hundred thousand shares of one dollar eacn.  > he head .oflico of tho Company In this Province in situate at Nelson, and Richard Pape, Labourer, whose address is Nelson aforesaid, is tho  attorney for the Company.  'the time of the existence of the Company is  fifty years.  Given under my hand and sral of office at  Victoria, Province of British Columbia, thi ��� 10th  day of J une, one thousand nico hundrod and  one. ..  [us.] .   S. Y.WOOTTON  Registrar of Joint Companies.  Tho ohjects for wliich tho Compauy has been  established are those set out in the Certificate of  -Registration granted to the Company un the 1st  February, 1899, and which' appears in the British  Columbia Gazette on the 18th February, 18y7.  c ojs/lFj^jst^t  OFFICE: BAKER STREET WEST, NELSOfi,. B. C.  TELEPHONE f(0, 219.    P. 0. BOX 688.  NIARBLE, BUILDING, STONE,  BRICK AND LIIVIE   The   Mansfield    Manufacturing  Company  have the above mentioned building materials  for sale at, reasonable prices.    Special quota-.,  tions  to  builders   and contractors for large  , orders. ,  ORDERS BY MAIL PROMPTLY AJTENDED TO  co^cjp-A.Jsr"2"  OFFICE:    BAKER STREET WEST, NELSOQ B. C.  TELEPHONE NO. S19.    P. 0  BOX 688.  P. Burns & Co.  Wholesale and Retail   D eale rs i n-M eats  Hrad Office at  ^~NELS0NrB70r  Markets at   Nelson,   Rossland,   Trail,   Knslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, Ne*  Denver, Revolatoke, Ferguson  Grand  Forks, Greonwoot', Cascade Oiby, Mid  way, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay Butcher Co,  TALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOtiJCaALE ANT) RKTAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  E. C. TRAVES, Manager  K. W. 0 BLOOK  WARD STREET  ORDRR8 BT MAIL BKOHHVB OAKiCFTTIj AW PHDVPT AI-TBKTION  ROSSLAND   eiVQIIVBERIINa   WORKS  CUNLIFFE   &  M< M (LLAN  Founders,  Boilermakers  and Machinists.  ORB OARS, skips, engep, ore bin doori*, cbulc* Mid general wrought iron work.    Our ore cars aro  the bent, on tn" market     vVrito us for icfcrcnces and full partieu arn.  SKCON'D IIANDMAUWlNETtY FOR SAI.E.-Ono 5-foot l-olion waterv hrel, width COO feet, "8 tolO"  spinal rivcted.pipo.   One 10x5x13 outside pi.ukcd p!ui)Rcr binking pump.    Rock diills, stopinK  bars, &c, &c.  AGENTS NORDHEY PUMPS. STOCK  CARRIED.  P.  O.  Box  198. THIRD  AVENUE,   ROSSLAND.  W. P. TIERNEY  Tolephono 285.  AGENT FOR GALT COAL  Office: Two Doors West C P. R Offices  TENDERS   WANTED.  The HasHiiPs (11. C.) .Exploration Syndira'c,  Limited, will consider tilda for diamond drilling  on tho Arlitiftion initio at Krio, B. O. For full  information call or address No. U. K,-\\'.-C, block,  Nolson, B.C.  WEST TRANSFER CO.  MACLEOD, Manager.  N T.  All  Kinds  of  Teaming  Work.  and Transfer  Agenta for Hard and Soft Coal. Imperial Oil  Compuny. Washington Hrick, lAiue.tX. Jlanu  facttiring Company, Oonoral commercial agent*-  and broke-s.  All coal and wood strictly cash on dollvory.  R. B. REILEY  (SUCCESSOR TO H. D^ ASHCROFT):  BLACKSMITHS   AND   WOOD  WORK'to  EXPERT HORSESHOEING.'  Special attention given t      and custom work.from ovieide .points.  -til kinds of repairing       beide .points.   Heavy  bnlta made to order on nhot< notice  Canckli-ation  NOTICE.  OK   Resehvation.  Disriticr.  KOOTKNAY  ���M"OTrCEl i hereby given that tho' reservation  "-, placed on that, pnrtioulnr pnrrcl "t land,  which may be.duxcribe'l as i. nunc, o >.n ul th.*  noith**a8t corner of Town-hip 'Ka) right-A,  Kootrnay District; which is also Uio northeast  i corner of Bl ck 12, trained to the Nelson-and  Fort Sheppard Railway Company- by Crown  g-antd.ited 8th March, 18!)';. thOT-o due east l'i  miles; thei co due south to ihe International  Rounnary ; thei ce duo west alon**; said bouhdary  16 mlio-; thence north to tho p'ace of commencement, notice whereof was ptiblit-hcd in the  B'itsh Columbia Gazette, and dated 7ih May,  1896, is hereby rescinded.  W. S. GORE'  ���   Deputy Commissioner of Lands & Works.  Lands and Works Dep-utmont, .  Victoria, B.C.. 23rd May, 1901. ���     .  NOTIOE.  "INSI'KCKION  Ob*   METAIjMFEUOUS   Ml.VES   ACT  AMENDMENT ACl', ISJ0I,"  NOTICE is hereby given that copies of lhe  Code of Mine Signals provided by the above  Act. which cjmes i*ito force on tho Istprox., can  be obtained from the King's printer, x ictoria.  Copies on pa ner will b* furni-hed free, but a  chnrKO of fifty cents wl 1 be made for those on  rubber cloth.  RIi. HARD McBRIDR, Minister of Minos.  Department of Mines, 27th June, 1901.  NOTICE.  tklei-hone U7.   Office 184 Ba^or St.  - Tho annual ***<-nerHl meeting of the Cascade  Wator, Power at Light Company, Limited, wil  bo held at the r.fllces of the-company. Baker  street, N'clscn, B., C. on Wednesday iho 17th  di*)>of July, Instant, at 2 o'clock in the afternoon.  JOH.--J FRASER. Secretary.  NOTICE.  ���Notice is hereby given that-I-intend to apply-  at llio next regular sitting of theb-jard of licence  commissioners for the cityof Nelson, to bo held  after the rxplrvtion of thirty days from the date  hereof, for a transfor of the retail liquor llcenso  now held ht mc for the premii-es known a<* the  Glue Pot Saloon, situated on the wost half of l-ot  4. Blook 2, subdivision of lot "5, Nelson, to William Walinsley and James Bowos.  Witnos*: TIIOMjAS SPROAT.  Thomas M. Ward  ��� '��  Dated this 28th day of June. 1901.  NOTICE   TO   CREDITORS.  In the matter of the ostatejof Charles Davis McKenzie, late of the Ci'y of Nolson, British  Columhia, deceased. '��� -  Nolico is hereby givon pursuant to tho  "Trusteesand Executors Act that all creditors  and others having claims ngainst the fstate of  tho (-aid ChMiics I)avi�� McKenzlo. who diod on  the llih day of February, 190J o- required on or  beforo the 10th day of August, 1001. to sond by post  prepaid or deliver to tho undersigned, aomln-  iNii-ator of tho estate of tho said deceased, al  Kaslo, ft. C, thoir Christian and surnames, ad-  drosses and descriptions, the full particular-of  their claims, the statement of their accounts, and  the nature of their securities, if any, ho'.d by  them.  And furthor tako notice that after such la*t  mentioned date the undersigned will procord to  distribute tho nssoU ot tho said deceased among  the parties ontitled thoreto, having regard only  to the claims of which he fhall then havo notice,  and tl at he will not be liable for the said assets,  or any part thereof, to any porson or persons of  whoso claims notice shall have not been reculvoi  by him at tho time of such distribution.  Dated tho 19th day or Juno. 1901.  NKIL F. MacKAY,  Administrator of the estato of the said deceased.  NOTIOE  TO  CREDITORS.  In tho matter of the Kstate of Marmaduke  Bonnison. lato of Nelson, B. C, deceased:  Notice Is heroby civon pursuant to statu to that  all creditors and others having claims against the  estate of tbe said Marmaduke Dennison, who  died on or about the 27th dny of March, 1901, aro  required on or before tho 1st day of August, 1901,  to send bypot prepaid or dellvor to Geo. S. Mc-  Cartor of Revelstoke, solicitor for Albert Edward  Bennison, tho administrator of the estato of said  deceased, their christian and surnaniPS, addresses  and descriptions, tho full particulars of their  claims, the statement of their accounts and the  nature of tho securities, if any, hold by them, all  duly vorifled.  And notice is furthor givon that after snch last  mentioned date tho said administrator will pro-  coed to distribute tho said estato of tho deceased  among the parties entitled thereto, having regard  only to the claims of which ho sbill then have  notice and that the. said administrator will not  bo liable for tho said asset-* or any part thereof to  any porson or persons of whose claims notice shall  not have boon received by him a"j tho timo of  such distribution.  Datod the 20th day of June, AD. 1901.  GEO, S. McCARTRR,  Solicitor for Albert Edward Bennison, administrator of tho ostato of Marmaduke Bonnison,  deceased,  WANTHD, BOYS���Good active and reliabl.  toys to aot as selling agonta of the Daily Tribune  in erery'toirn in Kootenay andjYeJo "  TRADES   UNIONS.  T AUNDRY WORKERS" UNIOV OF NELSON  *-���, No. 8594, A F. of L.���Meets in Miners' Union  Hall, C..P. R. Mock, corner of Baker and Stan -  ley streots. on fourth Friday In every month alT  7:30 p.m. sharp.    Visiting merabTS of American  Federation cordially invited to attend.   C. Fred   '  rick, piesident; A. W. McFee, secretary.  "fJELSON MINER8" UNION NO. 90, W. F. if     -  *' . M.���Meets ln miners' union rooms, north-  wost corner of Baker and Stanley streets, every "  *  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock.   Visiting mem  bars weloome. M. R. Mowatt, President. Jama  Wilkes,   Seoretary.     Union Scale ok Waoks   -  for Nelson    District���Por  shift, - machine    .  men, $3.50: hammersmen miners, $3.25; muckers,  cannon, shovelers and other underground labor-    7  ers, $3 00.  rpRADE8 AND LABOR COUNCIL.-The regii..     -  J-   lar meetings of the Nolson Trades and Labor  " *  Council will behold In the miners' union hall,,  corner Baker and Stanley streots, on the first and  third Thursday of each month, at 8 p. m.   0.*J,  Clayton. Pre* : \. T. Curie. Sec.   P.O. box 90.     -..  rpHE regular meetings of tho Carpenters' Union  ���*���    aro held on   Wednesday  evening of earh  week, at 7 o'clock. In tho Miners' Union rooms ^ "  corner of Baker and  Stanloy streets.   Charles   ���*  Clayton, Prosidenu   Alex B. Murray, Secretary.* " ���:-  T> ARBERS' UNION.-Nelson Union. No.' 196. of  '.'  s-f   the International Journeymen Barbers On ���  Ion of America, meets every first and third Monday of eaoh month in Minor's Union Hall, at 8.3  sharp.    Visiting   brothers cordially invited to  attend.   R, McMahon, president: J. H. Mathe * j  son. secretary-treasurer; J. C. Gardner, recording  secretary. ' -.  ���* '*  ���7ml  7 .OVl  NELSON PAINTERS' UNION-The  ��� meetiug  pf_ the   Paintors'. Union  regular,:  _   -_         Is hold  the first and third Fridays in each month at Miners' Union hall at 7:30 sharp. Walter H. Kee,  Prosident; Henry Bennett, Secretary.  PLASTERERS' UNION-The O. P. I, A. No.  J- 172. meets every Monday evening in tha  Elliot block, corner Bakor and Stanley streots, at  8 o'olock, J. D Mover, president); William  Vice, secretary, P. O. Box 616.  FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES  A  NELSON LODGE. NO. JS. A. K, ft A. M  Meets seoond Wodnesdr.y In eaoh month  Sojourning brobhren Invl'ied.  ���KTELSON ROYAL ARCH CHAPTER No. 123  J-' G. R. C���Mee's third Wednesday. Sojourn,  ing companions invited. Goorgo Johnstono.Z.; E.  W. Matthews, S. B.  NELSON AERIE, No. 22. F. O. E.-Moct second  and fourth Wednosdav of each month, at  Fraternity Hall.    Georgo Bartlett,  presidont  John V. Morrison, secretary.  KOOTENAY TENT NO. 7, K. O, T. M.���  Hold their regular meetings on the first and  third Thursdays of each month. Visiting Sir  Knights are cordially invited to attend. G. A.  Brown, R, K.; A. W. Purdy, Com.; R. J. Bteol  D. S. C  ARCHITECT.  AC. EWART���Architect   Room 3 Aberdeen  *   block, Baker street, Nelson.  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNER  To John J. McAndkkws or to any person or por-  ,.,  sons to whom ho may, have transferred hia  interest in the Black Diamond Minoral Claim,  situato  on   the  north side of Bear Creek,  about threo milos from tho town of Ymir.  lying s"uth of and adjoining the  Evening  Star Minoral Claim. Nolson Mining Division  of West Kootenay Dlstilct, and recorded In  tho recorder's oflico for the Nolson Mining  Division.  Yon and each of ynu aro hereby notified that I  havo expended Two Hundred andTwolvedollars  and Twenty-five conts ($212.25) in labor and improvements upon the abovo montloned minoral  claim in order to hold said mineral claim under  the provisions of tho Mineral Act. and if within  ninety days from tho date of this nolico you fail  or refuse to contribute your proportion of suoh  expenditures together with all costs of advertising your interests in raid claims will becomo the  property of tho subscriber under section 4 of an  Act entitled  "An Act to Amond tho Mineral  Act. 1900." JOHN DEAN.  Dated ab Nelson this 27th day of April, 1901.   '  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNER,  To Herbert Cuthbort or to ��ny person or persons to whom  he may havo transferred hia  interestin tho Blend Mineral Claim, situate  on tho west fork rf Rover creek. In the Nelson mining division of West Kootenay District, and recorded in 'he recorder's ofllce for  the Nelson Mining Division.  - You and each of you are hereby notified that  we have expended four hundred and olovon dollars in labor and  Improvements upon tho -bore  mentioned minoral clnim in order to hold said  minoral claim under tho provis'ons of the Mineral Act,, and  if within  ninety davs from the  dato of this notice you fail or rofuso to contrib- -  ute your proportion  of such  expenditures together with all costs of  advertising your  interests in said claims will become tho property of  tho subscribers, under section 4 ot an Actontit- -  led "An Act to-Amond the Mineral Act. 1900."  FRANK FLKTCIIKR,  J. J. MALONE.  H. G. NEEfjANDS,  E. T. H. SIMPKINS.  Datod at Nolson'this 3rd day of June. 1901.  NOTICE.  Any persons acting as trackwalkers or special  constables for tho Canadian Pac'flc Railway-  Company during the Trnckmon's strike are  rospectfully notified that thoy aro acting against  the best interests of organized labor.  T. G. McMANAMON,  Organizer B, of R. T. of A.  Nolson, June 23th, 1901,  NOTICE"      r "  Twenty dollar* reward  will bo paid by tho'  undersigned for information which will securer  the coniction of tho person who is known to have-  poisoned my chiokons in tho Hume Addition.  MRS. A. BOOTH. P. a Box 181, Nelson*,  !.:<iX-:l  'rn  .--vi  .\.. '.  ���Kvji  i 2  M ��HE O^BIJJSrErKELSO^; THUB&DAY, JtJLY 1^ 1901  ID '.  Bear \\\ tyind that we Carry a Full and Complete Liqe of Batf] Requisites  Which Includes  SPONGES      LOOFAHS      BATH BRUSHES  GLOVES     VIOLET AMMONIA  FLORIDA and TOILET WATERS  And in fact everything to make one feel comfortable and refreshed these hot days.  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  NELS-ON,   B. O.  VICTOBIA  BLOCK  NELSON CLOTHING HOUSE  NO   219  BAKBB   STREET,   NELSON.  BOOTSI       BOOTS!       BOOTS!  For a few days only we will hold a slaughtering  discount sale of boots and shoes.  J. A. Gilker, Proprietor  TELEPHONE 39.  P. O. BOX 527.  Nelson Saw & Planing Mills  LIMITBD.  fii-r  \w  he*--  B:  f$JT7  \% '**-'.'  CHARLES HILLYER, President  HARRY HOUSTON, Secretary,  ', ; TTave jnsticccivrd 3,0 0,000 feet of log* fiom Idaho, and wo are prepared to cut tho la-*ge-t bills  -fif fimbe-'of any i i'iien-,1 n- or lengths. Es'.imaios given ab'any-time. The laigeat stock of sash,  -' doors, a*,d nv)ulJin.-s in Koototiay.  COAST LUMBER OP ALL-KINDS ON HAND  OFFICK AND YARDS:   COftVKR HALL AND FRONT STREET?.  FISHING TAQKLE  IS NOT A NEW VENTURE WITH. US:      .        :.  ���> i  u.We know your wants and have what you need/ Our line is  tqo.large Jo enumerate, but a;.call will convince-you that it is  the'most complete in-the city."   '   "' -   - -  LAWRENCE   HARDWARE   CO.  Imnorters and Dealers In Shelf and H��svy Hardware.  E. FERGUSON & CO.  WHOLESALE LIQUORS AND CIGARS.  NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  We }|ave Now in Stoc^  It' 1 St Tt (Seattle) BEER in o.uart3 and pints. It Is froali bottling, exc client in  quai ty ami uiodorato in price.  12j liARKFLS "DOG'S IIKAt)" ALE AND STOUT just arrived direct from  Lorn* on. Knyland. Thero is no superior b^ttlings of Boss ani Guineas, l'liccs  arc irileicsting to dealers.  0 ur-Special-Ganadian Rye  Is growing in favor.   Sales arc increasing?.   Quality and flavor aro recrgnized.  Wc havo it in bulk and in cases 5s. and Cs.  "vTecirrra-loii-e and very fine stock of Cigars.    A full range i.f TJrion goods.  J nst roeehed another shipment of GrandaV pure Havana good.j.  IN HALF GALLONS, QUARTS AND PINTS  WE ALSO HAVE ALL KINDS OF FRUIT.  Houston Block, Baker Street.  Telephone 161.   P. O. Box 176  JOHN A. IRVING & CO.  E.   K.   STRACHAN,   PLUMBER  _ [Successor  to   Strachan  Bros.]  Having hotight out my brother's share of tlio bus-ines-*, I am still at the  olcLstand and continuing to do first-class woik and will guarantee satisfaction -in all brancnes of plumbing.  Ward  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Desirable Business and Residence Lots  in (Bogustown) Fairview Addition.  Office on Baker Street, west or Stanley Street  NKLSON.  ARTHUR   GEE  : MERCHANT TAILOR.  TBE;  ONT HOTKL BLOCK.  Ijorge stock of high-class Imported good-'. A  >pedalty "Of' the' square 'shoulder���the latest  S*iblDu)acotila,   *  Ml CAMERON  *      , INS OR AN" E.  REAL ESTATE  and MINING BROKER  FURNISHED HOUSE  Six roomed house, entirely furnished and with every modern convenience, situate between Cedar  aud Park ou Like fetreet. Rent $25  a month-.  A REGULAR SNAP.  Appiy__H,R. Cameron  AGENT, BiKKB STUI ET.  CITY LOCAL NEWS  Tho members cf the lacrosse team' put  In a good practice last evening in preparation for t'nlr game with Grand Porks.  * *   *  Theodore Madson has decided to reopen  his store on Thursday afternoons. It is  also understood that the other gents' furnishing stores will follow^suit.  * *   .  W.   Cooper,   tlio   deckhand   on   tho   tug  Ymir who was convicted of assaulting a  Chinaman at Kootenay Landing, paid his  line of $25 yesterday and was released from  custody.  * *   *  The base ball game this afternoon at tho  Recreation Grounds on Hull street should  draw a large crowd, as it will bo the best  jiimc played In Nelson this season. Admission "ij cents.  * *   *  Joe Gubo  of Grand  Forks  was brought  ln to the Nelson jail last ovoning by provincial constable Dins.-nore to stand hi-  tiial iijion a charge of assault and battery.  The prisoner wis committed by Justices  of tho peace Johnstone and Cooper.  .   .   .  A deal Is pending for the purchase of the  Ofllco saloon, and the-saloon will probably  change hands on the first of next month.  The purchasers aro W. R. Thompson and  C. Clark, who run the bars on the C. P. R.  steamers on the Columbia river and Slocan lake. - '   "  '  * s    * ->  The Baptist picnic today to Kokanee  creek promises to be a success. The morning boat leaves Ihe wharf at 9 o'clock and  the afternoon boat at 2 o'clock. The last  boat leaves the grounds at 0:30 p. m. Fare  for the round trip 50 cents for grown people and 25 cents for children. Hot tea and  coffee served on the grounds free.  * *   *  C. AV. Busk is said to be considering the  feasibility of constructing a wagon road  from his ranch along the lake to a point  opposite the city. Should this be undertaken it is altogether likely that the owners of the intervening property could be  induced to contribute their portion of the  cost, and if so the result would be a very-  good drive of cloven miles in length.  * *   *  One of the architects who tendered upon  the plans for tho new school house states  that one of the plans which he submitted,  and which he says has raised a question  tion as to whether the liullding called for  could be buiit within the-appropriation of  $10,000 was a duplicate of a plan-for ,a  school which was erected in the state of  Minnesota at a cost of $5000."  -��� ***   *   * -  So far tho city has failed in its efforts  to. secure a satisfactory arrangement wilh  the .tramway company tor the retention  of the electric display on Baker street for  Saturday cter-iiis'-*. It appears that the  ; tramway .company cannot furnish the juice  without the consent of the West Kootenay  Power & Uteht Compan.-v^and ^that company dons not appear able tp_ mako tho  necessary arrangements. The, result will  probably be that the proposed illumination  on -Baker street on Saturday evenings will  fall through.  * ' *   * *  The Miner seems to be in hard lines.  The sheriff has leizcd lhe uutf:t and ad'-er-  lisps it for sale to <-ausf.v judgments obtained by the Merchant's Bank of Kalifax  and Miller & Richards, type dealers, To-  id.to. The judgments kzziegate $'5000 It is  understood this action is being taken to  wind up the present company, so that tho  plant ct, be turned over to ���*. new oand  .of capitalists that have agreed to pay the  judgment creditors. The row band are  supposed to be connected with the Crow's  Nest Coal Companv. . _y  * *. * '  Messrs,   Cameron,   Iloathcoto,   Playford,  Strachan and j-��ouston of the Dominion  Day .celebration executive committee met  last night at the office of H. R. Cameron.  Tne treasurer reported that he had paid  orders aggregating $3500 and "had $8 on  band. Orders and bills aggregating about  $.'100 rcir:j.;n unpaid. Of the subscriptions  ail have been paid except ?3u0, balance due  from tho city and about $75 from individuals. As soon as the subscriptions are collected and the bills paid, a detailed statement of the receipts and disbursements  will be made, so that the people can not'|  _only_sec���who- contribule"d_th-e��� money" Uuf  to whom it was paid.  ���   *   *  The base ball match this afternoon between' the   Nelson   and   Northport   teams  should produce an interesting game of ball,  as  the teams arc  said  to be very evenly  matched.  McAstoker will  do  the pitching  for the local team- and Eacritt will bo behind the  bat-, a position  in which  he has  played for several years but which he has  never  attempted  since  coming  to  Nelson.  Among the other players who will wear the  uniform today will be Bob Thompson, who  has' been- showing up remarkably well  ln  the   practices   during   the   week.   Johnnie  Campbell   will   also   try   his   hand   at   the  game again. Ho has* been doing much bet*  ��� ter- work on the diamond this season than  for-some time past and Is regarded ns one  "of the best men available for today. The  game -tyM start at 3 o'clock.  "''-'���   ...**���,  Mayor   Carlson   passtd   through   Nelson  yesterday  on   his   way   to   the   Boundary.  He   is   now   meeting  with   some  diiliculty  In  securing onrush men for his construction  work  in   --nnncclion   with   the   Lardo  branch.  Work i**  now  so  well  opened   up  that ho could lind work-for 500 men if they  wore available,  lie will  take all  tne men  he   *an get /in his return fiom the Boundary. Whan he left the grade Murphy,  the  rancher, was stilt blocking the tracklayers  at  Cooper creek.  Tt was genearlly understood that J. p. Sullivan, the railway company's englneer/'would be able to come to  terms with the impatient rancher and that  the  work  of  laying the  steel  would  proceed  without  further  delay.   Mayor  Carlson said that Murphy was the most confident man  that he had ever seen tackle a  powerful  railway company  single  handed  and   no  one  had   felt inclined  to  call. his  bluff if that is what he intended when he  felled   the   tree   across   the   right-of-way  and proceeded to camp upon it.  at  "��� i  Transvaal Zambesi Company, Limited, on  Walker on tiie:r Frst Chance and Manila,  tho Armstrong, J. L. Vanstone et al on the  Shandon, arid to Robert Ibbotson et al on  the Galore Fractional.  AN AMBIGUOUS ANSWER TO  A Ve:v; Pointed Letter.  An effort Is being made to secure a public .school at the Silver King mine, i'herc  are, it is said, ^3 children of school age  there' now, and More acom'lng. The mine  Is distant nine miles from. Nelson by the  wugon road. Tin* follort'iig K-tle.* Is ln  answer to an n-nplU-uMon ny the member  for Nelson riding for the creation of a  .school district, an ap|.roprlnllo:'i of Ji*.'3o  for, a school "building end lurniii-re, and a  salary for the teacher:  EDUCATION OFFICK, Victoria, July  15.���John Hou-Hon, Esq., M. P. P , Nelson-  Sir, your loittr of lhe llth instant ad-  dressed to the honorable the minister of  education, re the .establishing of a school  at the Silver King mine, has been handed  In to this oflice. In reply, I beg to say that  on the occasion o��. the next .visit of an  Inspector to Nelson he will be instructed  to report to this office on the need of a  school at the Silver. King mine. Your remarks in this .connection will be fully  borne in mind. I have' the honor to be, sir,  your obcd.'ent servant, ''  ALEXANDER    ROBINSON,  Su-..<vintejident of 'Rduu.atiijn.  It was generally supposed'that a"school  inspector Va's ''stationed at Nelson; but,  somehow, ths school inspectors have all  got switched down to the Coast, and the  Lord only knows* when one" of* them will  find time to wander up to the Silver King  mine and report on the need-of "a school  there. ,. .,    :   .   .  TELEPHONE 2?  ^ju^-tLi -trtS   cso  PAINTS, OILS AND GLASS.  GARDEN  TOOLS.  REFRIGERATORS  POULTRY NETTING  Store, Corner Baker and Josephine Stioo  RUBBER AND COTTON HOSE.  Sole   Agents   for   Giant   Powder   Company   and   Truax   Automatic   Ore   Cars.  JSTELSOZLSr  STORES   AT  IKI-A-SJLO  s~A_:isr:Doisr  tainlng a nuisance In not having improved  life, saving appliances and warning' that  the water lsdqep.  On Cold Trail of Robbers.  MALTA, Mont., July 17.���The various  slien.i s posses who have boen searching  for the Great Northern train robbers havo  abandoned the chase nnd are returning  home, only a few Pinkerton detectives  and the posse guarding the southern boundary " of the bad lands remaining. It is  now believed that friends of the robers  circulated* the reports of their being surrounded, etc., for the purpose of throwing the oflicers off the track.  Will Do Their Best to Wip.   .. ,  Messrs. Winter,'Thomson,';Ford and Day,  who' will battle for the Nelson Boating  Club it,the Sha-wmgaii Lake regatta next  week, will leave for Victoria this'"morning. They will not only-.do their best to  win the main-1 Vent- 'af-'Uhe regatta, buL  wnl try to secure-the nex-t-regatta "for Nelson. This, of itself, is worth trying for.  Nelson Is-now'recognized'as the one place  outside of the Cdast -cities at which largo  ���as-ombl.tgo.-- ran' bo' ea'.-Mly "handled, no  town in" the,' province having better hotel  accommodations.' ��� A-" regatta would bring  hundreds"of'-people tb . Nelson'' from the  Coast who would" not likely come on any  .other occasion. The finest stretch in the  province -lies in. front of 'Nelson, there being a straightaway course of over seven  miles. The boys ��� start,- on --their trip with  confidence, ,pnd their friends know they  will "do their level best to -win. The expenses of the trip will be large, and anyone wishing to subscribe towards helping  defray them can;dc so by leaving their  subscription at the. Bank of Montreal.  PERSONAL.  J. C. Drswry.is at-the Phair.   ���  A. Sheiderick.of Chatham, Ont., is at the  Hiisik    -i i*-.-  -���:.'   ���_���-���*" (..! '���    .'���' ���        : ���  - .C. D.' Wu titer- and' H. ITuntrr of Phoenix  are registered-at the Hume.  Dr. - and *MrJJ. r Ci. H." Bowlby of" Berlin  are registered at'the'Phair. - ' >'  ��� H. E. MacCamy and Charles Cort of .Spokane.arc stopping-a)f the Phair.    ' '  J. A. McLaren antl'H. A. Small of Vancouver are stopping-at the Hume.  H. Melville of- 'Kettle"'- river and L. J.  Brown of Rossland are stopping at the  M.��.dden.  J. H. Seagram, .son of the millionaire  distiller 3f Waler'loq, Ont,,-Is registered  at the Phair. He is making a tour bf the  province, '    ,,    ,  Colin C, Brown of-Rossland, Walter C.  Lee of England, and O. -B. Appleton of  Eight-mile point are among the late arrival-- at the C-ueen'-s.    ,<���  A. Perrier -hsfs" returned from a trip-to  Calgary where-he'took'iii the horse show  and ���spent-'a; very profitable time In buying Paris "mutuals. He'iitys" that'in Calgary the 'Strike feeling runs very high, the  people of- the town* being generally credited with- keeping the strikers'up by feed-  lngrthentf    !    '    H ~^" ' ^7"  PAID LOCALS.  Nelson. Hotel  Bar.  On.today. Punch "a  la Romaine." Try, lb.  EASTERN CANADIAN NEWS  Wired in Brief.  HALIFAX. July 17.���The"*Burringtori police . yesterday afternoon arrested a man  who answers, .they say, to the description  of Wilfrid Blondin, the suspected Chelmsford, Mass., murderer.        '���'.''"''  PORT   ROBINSON,    Ont.,   July   i7.-T.  ;i-Ierdmi*,ri,   a' highly   respected   farmer, of.  Crowland   township,   was  lnst'aritjy'.jkll'le'd  .by lightning whfle-'sitting on" a nay' rake  in a field near his'home yesterday.i  HAMII.TON,* Ont';, Jiily .17.-^While picking berries .' at Stoney.. creek yesterday  afternoon . Mrs... Jake. Hoss,. .an Indian  woman belonging.to the Indlan.reservation,  was struck by. lightning aiid. instantly  killed1. '.'.''   i'"-- ..'...' -..'���.-;  1     Work on Road to Republic '  MARCUS, Wash., July J7.���Today another large construction party arrived  here from Spokane en route to the middle Kettle valley. At an early, hour thi**  morning a number of teams and heavily  loaded wagons and men crossed the Columbia and started up the river. TMn.  construction outfit belongs to-Messrs.  Johnson and Peterson" of Spokane,,who  secured the contract from. Patrick  Welch, also of Spokane. The contract  is for five miles, and includes both clearing the right of way.and for grading  the roadbed. The contract includes that  section of the line beginning one mile  below Wall's bridse and extending five  miles down Kettle river. Both Johnson  and Peterson accompany the outfit.  About 200 ��� men will- be .employed at  present. 'This force will be augmented  as soon as practicable. The force will  begin at the lower end of the section  and work up the stream. Operations  are" to commence across the river opposite the- "half way. house." The first  camp will, be established there. - Another camp is to be-located further up.  A small force of 'men began work yesterday on this section preparing camping grounds and building a ferry boat  to cross Kettle river. Clearing the right  of way will begin tomorrow. The grading will follow close in the wake. Thei-3  will be some heavy rock and earthwork  to be done along this section of the road.  The Concord at Seattle;-  WASHINGTON, July 16.���The navy  department has received a telegram from  lieutenant commander Henry Minett,  executive officer of the sunboat, Concord, announcing the arrival 'of that  vessel at Seattle this morning. The.announcement 'occasioned-no little ' surprise, inasmuch as the Concord was recently ordered home from the Asiatic  station Nand sent to' Alaska to assist in  enforcing the liquor laws in that locality and carrying on the work formerly  performed by the gunboat Wheeling.  SEATTLE, July 16.���Lieutenant Commander Minett, when seen aboard the  Concord lying at anchor in the harbor  this evening, declined to" be interviewed  regarding the press dispatch from Washington. He read the dispatch- with the  greatest interest, however, 'tind expressed his surprise at its contents. "I  hardly know what to say about this  dispatch," he remarked. "I have ju^t  received a telegram from the navy department asking me to explain fully by  letter-the reasons for bringing the Con-  cord-to-this-portrbut-I-have not-yet-prepared my answer. If the matter wa** a  private or personal one, I would have  no hesitation in talking for publication  concerning it, but inasmuch as it is entirely official and one that I may properly talk .on only by permission of in-.-  secretary of the navy, I feel obliged  to decline to be-interviewed."  *b *b 'b *b *b 'b "J" *b *b 'b 'b *I- *b 'b 'b *b *b *b  'b ,    Display    advertisements     run  ���i- regularly will be inserted in The  ���*��� Tribune   for   $4   per    inch,  per  'b month;  if inserted for less than  -b a month, 25 cents per inch each  ���b insertion. Trades Union and Fra-  ���i' ternal Society Notices, Cards of  rl- Wholesale Houses, Legal Notices,  ���b etc., will be classified and charged  ���b for at the uniform rate of ONE-  -I- HALF CENT A WORD each in-  ���!*��� sertion.  ���b Reading    notices,    under    the  ���I- head    of    Paid    Locals,    TWO  ���b CENTS A WORD each insertion.  ���I" No advertisement accepted for  ���J* less than 25 cents.  ���!-  GROCERIES.  A. MACDONAU*) & CO.���CORNER OF  Wont and Hall streets, Nelson, wholesale  grocers and jobbers in blankets, gloves,  mitts, boots, rubbers, nuiokinaws and minors' .sundries.  KOOTtONAY SUPPLY COMPANY, L1M-  Ited.���Vernon street, Nelson, wholesale  gi ocers.  JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-FRONT  streot, Nelson, wholesale grocers.  J. Y. GRIP PIN & CO.-FRONT STRKKT,  Nelson, wholesale dealers in provisions,  cured meats, butter and eggs.  ���T�� *T�� ��T. .?. ��t. .T. ��T. ... .j. ��|. ��T. .t. ��?. .% .% .T. .T. .*.  ARTICLES FOR SALE.  SEWING MACHINES OF ALlj KINDS  for rent at the Old Curiosity Shop.  ROWBOAT FOR SALE. BY PARTY  leaving town. In first-class condition. Address L, Box 1J4S, city.  FOR   RENT.  FURNISHED FRONT ROOMS AND  sitting room to let; over Vanstone's drug  store; $2.50 per week.  SEVEN" ROOM HOUSE ON CARBON-  ate street, between Stanley and Kootenay  streets; bath room, hot and cold water.  Rent $25. Inquire W. P. Robinson, Nelson.  FURNISHED" FRONT ROOM WITH OR  without board. Apply four doors above  City HaU, Victoria street.  FOR   SALE���REAL  ESTATE.  FOR SALE, RANCH.ON KOOTENAY  river; improved. Inquire W. P. Robinson,  Nelson.  SITUATIONS WANTED.  WANTED SITUATION AS . BOOK-  keeper or clerk. Address Bookkeeper,' Tribune oflice. -  -. '    SITUATIONS VACANT.  ' 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 505, Ncl-  s>on, li. c.  AVANTED LABORERS jVND TEAM-  sters for railroad construction. Help furnished free. Apply at Western Canadian  Employment Oihce,   Ward  street.  Nelson.  WANTED SCHOOL' TI3ACHER FOR  Pilot Bay school district. Apply to or address D. H. Rlddell,-secretary, Pilot Bay,  li. C. - ���>  WANTED���MINING PROPERTIES.  FREE MILLING GOLD-PROPERTIES.  We are anxious to secure a few free milling gold properties at once. The Prospectors' Exchange, Nelson, B. C, Room 1,  IC. W. C. Block.  LIQUORS AND  DRY  GOODS.  TURNER, BEETON & CO.-CORNER  Vernon and Josephine streets, Nelson,  wholesale dealers in liquors, cigars and dry  goods. Agents for Pabst Brewing Company  ot Milwaukee and Calgary Brewing Company of Calgary.  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  P. BURNS & CO.-BAKER STREET.  Nelson, wholesale dealers In fresh and  cured meats. Cold storage.  WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMf-  tod���Corner of Front and HaU streots. Nelson,  wholosale dealors ln wines,  case and  .bulk, and domestic and imported cigars.  AUCTION SALE  OF TOWN LOTS IN NEW DENVER  GOLD,      COPPER,      SILVER,      LEAD  -mines and  prospents warned.  Sond report  and samples to the Prospectors' Exchange,  Nelson, B.  C, Room 1, K.  W. C. Block.  KREDERICTONi -N. - B., July 17.���A  cyclone struck the. parish of Klngsclear  and Nyw Mary.ly.nd,-. asi- adjoining city, on  Monday afternoon .und unroofed ten barns,  uprooted orchard.-* and seriously damaged  cro-*s. ..-.,  . . '   ������������  Mining Records.  Three new location*' wore recorded at  the Nelson record office yesterday: Sunrise, on Iron mountain, about one and a  half miles east of Salmon river, by B. F.  Ncsblit; Maud S. Fractional, on north  foik of the .Salmon rivor, about two milt''.*  from Craiglown, by R. -W. Craig;. Iron  Magnate,   near-'Bonnington   Fall-*;   by  W.  TORONTO, July 17.���Tho annual'report  of the Ontario bureau of mines places the  "���.provincial- mineral'production in l'JOO ' at  ������9,283,424, against -' '"4,416,083 in 1899. Iron,  copper and nickel show'' large increases;  gold a decrease. .;.       ��� ''   '������  MEAFORD, Ont.i Juiy'n.���Joseph^ Jeffries, thirty years old, was' killed and AN  bert Perkins seriouslj* Inliired while working-at the Grand'Trunk-wiiarf extension  here yesterday byr a crane giving away  and  crushing  them,...-...'  BROUGHAM,   Ont,,   July_17���A   young  farmer  here   named  Ls\fls  while  seeking;  shelter from a heij^yy thunderf stferm-jwiltii  a hoe on his shoulder, was struck hy Hgbt-r  ning and instantly killed yesterday afternoon.   The   hoe   is   supposed   to   have ;^attracted the lightning.  TORONTO,  .J.uly '.'.17.'���There   haye.^been  many   drowning., accidents-.in  t,oiig.. Pond .  at Center island. As a consequence crown  attorney Dewar has notified the cltyilCXlP"  S. Rugh.  Certificates of work wore issued to George L critics he intends ,to indict them for i*|>alh!'  Shot lato ,Mob of Strikers  SAN FRANCISCO, July 16.���Ill feel  Ing between strikers and non-union men  resulted in a shooting affray tonighr  at the corner of-First'and-Harrison-  streets. F.-.A; Pagcndarn and Fred M.  Cliff, employes of the' Dundon Iron  Works, ��� discharged their revolvers into  a crowd of strikers, one of the bullets  lodging in the fleshy part of William  Dunn's leg. The shooting was provoked by an assault committed by a  number of strikers on Pagendarn and  Cliff, who were on their wav home from  work and were followed by strikers,  who jeered at them and pelted them with  stones. Gllff,r-who is. an ex-soldier, drew  his revolver-and called on Pagendarn to  do the same,.7They then called'on the  strikers to, disperse. The reply was^a.'.  shower cf stones. The two wodkxaj;-  men then fired their revolvers ioto*-��be  air. As this-did. not stop the-*tto-a��niis  of stones they shdt into the-crmnd. Tne  only man hit was Williajn^BBjan,-whose  wound is not dangerous.  Biotinjgin Ifcuin. '  SARAGOSSA.-Spain.araly IT.-^leneral  Cavero, a*Carlist.i-was:MUed and nearly  50 other persons-were Jnjured in an encounter  today   between   Catholics   and  Free Thinkers.    The office of the No-  ticiero,    a   Catholic    newspaper,    was  wrecked. The fighting began outside of  ��� the chnrch of St Philip, where a jubilee  -celebration was being held:"��� 'Shots were  .-fined .by  anti-Catholics.     Subsequently  afee   Catholics   marched   through   the  ���streets Armed with revolvers and knives,  further violence resulting.   The authorities  confined  themselves  to  exhorting  the people,to-remain calm and to protect threatened .persons and property.  .TEAS.  WE HAVE TNDLVN. CEYLON, AND  China teas in great variety, choicest quality. We make u -specialty of blending teas  and -soil them in any ijuanttty at lowest  rates.   Kootenay  Coll'ee  Company.  JAPAN TEA OI<\ ALL KINDS TO SUIT  your taste. Sun cured, Spider Leg, Pan  Fired; in bulk &r packages. Kootenay Coffee Company.  The undersigned have been authorized to oiler for salo tho following 1-ots  in the governmenUportion of the town-  site of New Denver for sale at public  auction ac the Newmarket hotel, New  Denver, at 2 o'clock in the afternoon on  . THUItSDAY,   JULY 25^, 1901.  G���1, 2, 3, 4, 5.                   '"./*-,  4���1, 2, 3, 4, 6, S, 9, 10, 11.  5���2, 3, 4, G, 10, 11, 12. f" '  9���1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. 8, 9, 10, 11, 12.     .  10���1, 2, 3, 4, 5, C, 7, S, 9,-10, 11,   12.    ��  11���1.-.3, 4, 5, G, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11.  12���2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8. 10, 12,  13���2, 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11.  14���4, '5, 10.  15���1, 2, 3, 4, 7a, 8.  ���THAT FINE BLEND OF CEYLON TEA  we al-e ���selling at 30 cents per pound is  giving tlie best of satisfaction to our many  customers." Kootenay,.Coffee   Company.   :�����^   FURNITURE.  D. J. ROBERTSON & CO., FURNITURE  dealers, undertakers and embalmers. Day  'phone No. 29.'', night 'nhone No. 207. Next  new postolilce building, Vernon street.  Nelson.  DRAYAGE.  FURNITURE, PIANOS, SAFES, ETC.,  moved carefully at reasonable rates. Apply J. T. Wilson, Phone 270, Prossor's second Hand store, Ward street.  CHOP -HOUSE.  PIONEER CHOP HOUSE. JOHN  Spear, proprietor, opposite Queen's Hotel,  Baker street, Nelson. Open day and night.  Lunches a specialty. Picnic and traveling  parties supplied on shortest notice.  ICE CREAM AND.FRUIT.-7  FOR COMFORT AND CONVENIENCE  go to the ice cream parlors of J. A. McDonald; Baker street, where every attention and requisite is supplied.  ; AKBATWP AND MINERAL WATERS*  aaiDHPjE & CO., LIMITED.���CORNER  ~We��aBa^*anil-^Oeciar streets, Nelson, manu-  -tartin-erB -of and wholesale dealers In aerated '-nsters ^ind Jfriilt,. syrups. Sole agents  for HalejoniBpcings mineral water. Tele-  I>hone-60. .  ..    . ASSA-YEBS''-SUPPLIES..  W.   F.  TEETZEL ���;&;O0.���CORNER  OF,  Baker    and    Josephine    streets,    Nelson,  wholesale ,dealers :-ln' --assayer's   supplies.  Agents for Denver Fire Clay Company if  Denver, Colorado.    *      '  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  H. J. EVANS & CO.���BAKER STREET,  Nelson, wholesale * dealers In liquors,  cigars, eement, lire brick and . lire clay,  water pipe and steel rails, and general  commission merchants.  TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF Sf\LE  1. The upset price on each lot offered  is $100.  2. Subject to the upset price the  highest bidder will be the purchaser, but  the government may withdraw any lot  from sale if the government agent is  not satisfied with the competition.  3. The title will- be that of* Crown  Grant, for which a fee of $10'beyond the  purchase money will be charged.  4. Each and every*, purchaser is required at the drop of the hammer to  pay a deposit of fifty per cent of the purchase price in Cash to the Auctioneer  -attending-the salcrwho-will-give-an-offl-"  cial receipt Jor the same.  5. The remainder * of the purchase  moneys will be payable at the office of  the Government Agent at Nelson, on or  before Tuesday the 31st day of December next, with'interest at the rate of 6  per cent per annum.  G. Where lots for sale adjoin, each  purchaser of a lot will have the privilege of taking the next adjoining lot at  the same price.  7. As regards the deferred payments,  time will be deemed the essence of the .  contract and any purchaser'making default of payment at the time fixed by  these coniuuons, will absolutely forfeit  his deposit and claim to" bo deemed the  purchaser. Lots upon which default shall  have so happened will again, If the government so determine, uo put up for sale  and re-sold' at somo future auction, tho  time to be determined by the Government; of which due notice will be given,  on which occasion may also, if the Government so decide, be again offered for  sale any other lots .which may remain  undisposed of. ;..  S. In case any dispute shall arise as  to the highest or last bidder, or any default or question as to the deposit, the  property will again be put up at the  former highest bid.  9. All lots will be sold subject to payment, by -.,e purchaser'of the value of  the improvements erected thereon, if  any, as the same may bo appraised by  the Government.  G. A. WATERMAN & CO.  AUCTIONEERS  ELECTRICAL  SUPPLIES. .  KOOTKNAY ELECTRIC ;SUPPLY &  Construction Company.��� vvnolesale' dealers  in telephones, annunciators,, bells, batteries; electric fixtures -and appliances. Houston Block, Nelson'..'- .  HARDWAB3B AND MINING SUPPLIES  H.   BYERS   &   CO.-CORNER   BAKER  and- Josephine   streets,   jNeison,   wholesale  dealors in-hardware and mining supplies.  Up to date there are.fe.w complaints, from,#i^ms'fc'r Giant Powder Company.-  the   proprietors" of   sofia   water   fountain^.-feJLAWRBNCE IT ARD W ARE COMPANY-^     _    ^ j *'-',fcT&&lre-r street. Nelson', wholesale dealers in  Nebraska.  in the hot l*elH or Kansas, "Missouri andv|*'"*'*?�� ,     . .      ���,.���������������   ��   _  ��� .       . , ������ I barpwarc and mining supplies, and water  I and plumbers' supplies.  THE BRITISH COLUMBIA    ...  -PERMANENT LOAM  AKD SftVlKCS COMPANf  ^jyiD^ND  NO.  6.  Take notlcev tba.6* ��. dividend at the rate  of 8 per cent pe^arvrium for the half year  ending June 29th, 1901, has been declared  on class "A" Permanent Stock, and that:  the saNd dividend vStl be payable at the  .head ofllce of.. the company, Vancouver,  B.C, on and .after- July -35th, 1901.  THOMAS LANGLjUS,  President.  E.  J.  FLATT,"Agent,  Nelson.  Vancouver. July 13thi 1901.

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