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 Mineral Produotlon of British Columbia in 1900  $16,407,645  Mineral Produotlon of Kootenay In, 1900  $10,562,032  NINTH YEAR  -IPronnoiftl HbWry <"  ' -i^ *r <   . -t ^     ���*  .     *  _  NELSON, B. C, MONDAY, AUGUST 12, 1901  FIVE CENTS  A BLOODTHIRSTY HEATHEN  INSTRUMENTAL IN HAVING FOUE  CHINESE KILLED.  Manager's Report of Operations at the  Noble Five���News Notes From  Various Provincial Points.  VANCOUVER, August 11.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���A Chinese gambler  named Ah Mooey was last night committed for trial for the murder of four  otheroChinamen, "because he had paid,  according to good evidence, for the committing of the crime. They were the  four Chinamen killed last month in a  Chinese boarding house at Ladner's  Landing, near Vancouver. They were  hacked to death with an ax in the hands  of Quong, another ignorant Chinaman,  who was: simply a tool of Mooey. A  third Chinaman came to the police with  the story yesterday, saying that he had  heard. Mocey and Quong discussing the  , plan of the murder while they laid in  : their beds. Mooey offered-Quong $100  for killing one of the men and finally  they agreed that Quong should get the  full $200 if he would dispatch'" two or  :more of them into the particular department of liell to which the gambler's  long belonged.: .Quong killed them with  a double-butted ax, cutting their heads  and chests open before they could make  the alarm. During all this time Mooey  ���stood with one foot on the stairs and  when the fourth man had fallen out of  his bunk and tried to i usii to the door,,  though fatally injured, Mooey had call-  <ed out that there was trouble outside  and they had better be going! They all  rushed out of the building, Mooey to  steal away in the darkness arid; Quong  to be arrested because of the many  Wood stains on his hands arid, clothes.  Quong confessed to committing the  crime, but said in the examination yesterday that he had done it because it  was a money-making job, and according to his system of ethics he himself  had no moral responsibility. After he  had finished the job Mooey-had said,  "That is all risrht." Mooey, as . .well'as'-  Quong, has bean committed for trial and  is being held on the charge of murder.  Fineltins Contract Closed.;:;  GREENWOOD, August 10��� [Speciajl  to The Tribune.]���The "& C. Copper  Company-of this city has just closed a  ��� contract with the B. C. ���"'mine', for the  ���treatment of 200 tons of ore per day.  'The ore, it is said, was formerly treated  '.by the Trail smelter, but the Greenwood  people made them a rate which got the  .business. Paul Johnson, the manager of  the Greenwood smelter, says the company intends to have a new stack .which,  it is said, will be in readiness by the  month of October. He will then be in'a  position to treat SOO tone of ore per  day and says he expects to secure all  the ore in the district that is offering  -for customs treatment. This will give  'Greenwood the largest smelting plant  in the Dominion.  Northport smelter early on Saturday Is  confirmed. The loss will be very heavy.  No one was hurt, although the nonunion mon were greatly frightened.  Revelstoke Jottings.  REVELSTOKE, August 10.���[Special  to The Tribune.]���Jack McTaggart was  brought here from Ferguson, Trout Lake  district, last night, for medical treatment. Ho was working in an open cut  at the Metropolitan mine. After tiring  a hole he failed to get away, and was  struck by rock from the blast and hurled  over a 300-foot bluff. He has a broken  knee and a badly bruised body.  There is a good deal of feeling here  with regar'd to the deficiency of the  water supply. A petition has been circulated asking the council to cancel the  deal with the water works company for  the  purchase  of the  plant.  The striking trackmen here are confident that considerable, developments  will follow the meeting of the delegation  from the five railway brotherhoods with  president Shaughnessy at Montreal.  Bush fires are raging all over Revelstoke district.  MARLBOROUGH'S RECEPTION  THREE    THOUSAND    DELEGATES  WERE PRESENT.  Addresses Made by Chamberlain and  Balfour---Blenheim Thrown Open  to, the Quests.  Victoria News Notes.  VICTORIA, August 11.���Sergeant Edward George Meades of the regular  army hero shot himself while on duty  early this morning;  cause is unknown.  There was no trouble with union  'longshoremen upon the arrival of the  steamer Umatilla this morning from  SannFrancisco, as.anticipated. The po'-  lice were on the wharf, hut the union  men went to work.as usual. .  Sergeant Mitten, a .veteran of the Indian and Chinese campaign and for,  many "years chief jailer at the city lockup, died today after a long illness.  AN INTERVIEW WITH DEPEW  ;CK  Hi"h Grade Slocan Ore  .VICTORIA, August 10.���[Special to  -Tie-Tribune.-]���The-managev=ol!-the=No-  '���Mi* Five Mining Company, of which premier Dunsmuir is president, and ex-premier Joseph, Martin is a director, reports as follows:  "During the month of July the following work has been done: In tunnel  A the cross-cut we are running to,ci*03S-  ,-cut the Last Chance ledge lias been run  a distance of 113 3-4 feet, making a total  to date of 200 feet. In Last Chance tunnel No. 3 we have drifted on the ledge  35 feet, making a total from the Last  ���Chance end line of 151 feet. In.this distance we have encountered throe chutes  of ore, A, B and C. We have not upraised on chutes B and C, but in tlie  drift the maximum width -of ore was  16 inches, 12 inches and 3 feet, respectively. Assays of ore taken from chute  C gave from 174 ounces to 42(1 ounces of  silver per ton, and from 11 to 17 per cent  lead. We shipped during the month to  the Nelson smelter 24 tons of clean ore,  the net returns for which, after paying  freight and treatment charges, were  31928.33, a trifle better than $80 per ton."  Objects to"Being Misquoted"  LONDON; August" 11.���"I am going to  retire from the interviewing business  permanently," said United States senator Ghauncey M,-.'Depew to a representative of thev Associated Press yesterday.  "I have served my full term and have  generally enjoyed it,r but there have  been so many' fictitious and erroneous  reports of my sayings and speeches since,  I arrived in Europe this summer that I  have concluded to give up the job. J  have been seriously misquoted in. American papers concerning the efforts of the  European governments to offset Ameri-  .can inroads into trade and manufactures. My observation , of. this move  ment leads to the conclusion, that.while  the European, governments view.'with  alarm the increasing inroads of American products, it is impossible that'they  should successfully - combine against  themi'.' As* a United Statesi senator I am  precluded- from discussing lord Kitchener's proclamation, which,undoubtedly,  was the most'important feature of English politics this week. It is bound to  create widespread comment, appearing  as it does on the day lord Milner. is returning to South Africa. I presume Mr.  Balfour and Mr. Chamberlain wi'li enlighten us on the subject at Blenheim  today and it would have been a pleasure  to me to hear them and- witness the  demonstration at the duke of Marlborough's charming palace had I not  thought that my presence there might  be misconstrued in the ��� United States.  It is hopeless to expect European, intervention. No matter how much the  people sympathize with the heroic conduct of the Boers, governments are  forced to determine-exactly what effect  intervention is going..to have for the  =Boers=and=where=they=themsel"v*es=stajuU  when England declines their demand."  Non-Union Man's Grievance.  ROSSLAND, August 11.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���Joseph Horn, a Pole,  working at the Northport smelter, a  non-union man, came up oii the afternoon train on Saturday and was, on his  arrival, followed along the streets here  by a crowd of idle men and boys and  jeered at as a scab. No attempt was  made tb do the man any injury. Later  in the day Horn swore out a warrant  against Joseph Colistro, an Italian,  charging him with common .assault. This  case will come up before police magistrate Boultbee tomorrow. T. M. Daly  will prosecute and A. H. MaeNeill will  defend. Horn was about town last evening and all today, but no attempt was  made to molest him in any way. It is  said Daly wired the attorney general for  protection and received instructions to  act.     The   matter   was   aU   over   very  ^"iiiickly and there was no real disturb-  *r��..nt**.e. although the streets are full of  unemployed men. This is the only coifi-  plaint of the kind made since the strike,  commenced, a month ago.   The Miner's  .account this morning was hysterical and  .greatly exaggerated.  The report  of an  explosion   at  the  Maine Explosion Redivivus  NEW ORLEANS, August 11���What is  regarded as an attempt of a Boer sympathizer to blow up a British transport  occurred shortly after midnight Friday,  when there was a terrific explosion at  the .stock, landing, where the steamer  Meachiniah is loading. The Meachinian  is to carry mules to South Africa. The  explosion shook houses and awakened  "people for some distance around: Most  of the crew of the ship were asleep, but  the explosion brought them quickly to  the deck. An examination showed a  large dent on the starboard side of the  ship. Two plates'at the water's edge  had been sprung and considerable water  was let into the ship. Pumps were immediately put to work and when daybreak came it was found that the vessel was in no danger of sinking and  that the damage was not serious. The  crew of the vessel deny that there were  any explosives on board. There seems  little doubt but that the explosion was  from the outside and that some sort of  a bomb or torpedo had been used.  LONDON, August 11. ��� The great  Unionist celebration Saturday was favored with most pleasant weather." The  occasion was the third Unionist victory  in the by-elections. One hundred and  twenty members of parliament were  present, "with some 3000 delegates from  Conservative and Liberal-Unionist associations throughout the country, but  the others .present made a total of about  7000 persons. Mr. Balfour and Mr.  Chamberlain delivered addresses after  luncheon in the open air. The duchess  of Marlborough entertained the guests  in a huge tent. The duke of Marlborough presided. Tlie palace was open for  public inspection during the day. A feature of the entertainment was a'recital  xipon the local organ in the long library.  Both Mr. Balfour and Mr. Chamberlain  .were accorded a warm reception from  the enthusiastic crowd as they paraded  . the grounds, escorted respectively by  the duchess of, Marlborough, who was  dressed in half mourning, and by the  duke of Marlborough. During the course  of his remarks, after luncheon, Mr. Balfour said that the erstwhile alliance between the Conservatives and Liberal-  Unionists was now an indissoluble  union. A large section of the opposition  was avowedly unpatriotic and the country was not so moonstruck as to confide the conduct of public affairs to those  who, so far as they have uttered any  clear note, had uttered it against their  own country.   Mr.-,Bairour proceeded to  ���compare the opposition tactics to tlie  sniping, guerilla warfare in South Africa and said both would end at no distant date. Mr. Chamberlain spoke in a  similar vein.   He said the alliance of the  "parties  had  resulted  in  building up  a  . truly national party.' The Liberal party  were now only the "Rump" party. They  had sunk in the pro-Boer mud so deep'  that not even the Liberal Imperialists  could extricate them. ���" Even the latter  were not free from heresies and until  they were free the .Unionist party did  ���not want their communion.  ""'.'������*'        ""Kitchener's'Reports!   "  V LONDON, August 11.���A dispatch from  lord Kitchener dated from Pretoria yesterday says:    A blockhouse near Brad-  fort, Orange River Colony, was rushed  and captured by the Boers after severe  fighting the night of August 7th. Elliot  has captured 7Cr prisoners and a large  quantity of stock and wagons, which he  is sending in. No details have been received. '  Mail dispatches from, iord Kitchener,  issued yesterday in a parliamentary paper, says it is his constant endeavor to  improve the fortifications along the*  lines of communication, thus releasing  men from active service. The garrisons  off the railways have mostly been with-  .drawn: A spirited . narrative of the  ejectment of general Dewet from Cape  Colony concludes with the statement  -that=the-i*aiders=undoubtcdly=r**eei*;ccl=a=  number of recruits from the Colonial  Dutch, an ample supply of food and  timely information. Lord Kitchener received certain information that Dewet  intended to attack Cape Town, while  general Botha, as soon as he heard that  the concentration in Cape Colony was  effected, was to enter Natal with 500')  picked horsemen and make for Durban.  eight meals a day. Now I oat only three  meals a day, nnd at the irsual times with  my family. For breakfast I drink coffee  und eat white bread nnd butter. My noon  meal is about tiro same, except that I  sometimes cat a. potato. At night- I sometimes drink" ten. 1 always eat white bread  and butter "and potatoes for supper." In  commenting on the case Dr. Eads says:  "The entire stomach was removed. That  Kruger's present diet agrees with him  there can be no doubt. It is a strong refutation of the old teaching-of physiology  that the stomach digests one kind of food  and the intestines another. The case' is  also a good argument for vegetarians."  A Gigantic Combination.  Last week the firm of Mclnnes & Co.,  with meat markets In all the loading towns  of Southeast Kootenay and also at Macleod, Alberta, became amalgamated with  P. Burns Ss Co. - The two linns have been  operating together heretofore, with Mr.  Mclmies in charge of the business in Southeast Kootenay. In future the entire business will be carried on under the name of.  "'. Burns & Co.,"and directed from Nelson.  Mr. Mclnnes will look after cattle purchasing and other outside work hi East Kootenay. P: Burns & Co. from their Nelson office manage markets at Nelson, Kaslo,  "ymir, Sandon, Silverton, Eholt, Revelstoke,  j\ew .Denver, Cascade, Greenwood, Trail,  Grand Forks,. Midway, Phoenix, Slocan  v.'ity, Rossland, Cranbrook, Moyie and Fei'r  nie in British Columbia, and Macleod in  Alberta. a .    7  yachtsIeach sandy hook  CACHED GOLD IH THE DAY  WINTEES TELLS HOW HE BOBBED  SELBY COMPANY.  Did the Job Single Handed and Had  Worked Two or Throe Months on  the Tunnel to the Vault.  CUP CHALLENGED MAKES A SUCCESSFUL VOYAGE.  Beats the Time of Her Namesake by a  Day���Trip Was Made in Less  Than Fourteen Days.  Fighting Bob Reprimanded.  WASHINGTON, August ll.���The navy  department has reprimanded rear admiral Robley D. Evans, acting upon the  complaint made by the former secretary  of the navy, Chandler, for criticism of  the latter, in admiral Evans' book, "A  Sailor's Log." The letter of reprimand  was sent to the rear admiral yesterday.  It refers to his act as reprehensible and  censures admiral vans for "this breach  of the obligation imposed upon you as  an officer of the navy of the United  States." Senator Chandler has been  furnished a copy of the reprimand.  Waldersee Arrives  HOMBERG, August 11.���Von Waldersee arrived this morning and was met  at the railroad station by emperor William, prince Frederick William, prince  Eitel Frederick and minister von Buelow. His majesty's greeting of the field  marshal and officers accompanying him  was most cordial. He kissed von Waldersee on the cheek. The emperor and  field marshal drove together to the castle amid plaudits of the crowd. There  the -empress welcomed the field marshal.  .Pleasure Yacht's Boiler Explodes  M'KEESPORT, Pa., August 11.���Two  persons were probably fatally burned  and a dozen more or less severely injured as the result of an explosion of  boiler tubes on the pleasure yacht Quail  in the Monongahela river near Peters'  creek today. Robert Cr is well and Harry  Osborne, both of this place, were so  badly scalded and burned that they will  probably die.  Lives Without a Stomach.  Ci-ilCACiO, August 11���Carl- Kruger, the  man without a stomach is doing better  than many men with stomachs. Mr. Kruger's stomach was taken out in an eighty-  minute surgical operation on April 20th  and since then his health has improved  steadily. Previously he had been starving  with cancer of the stomach. From 9C  pounds he has come to weigh close to 100  pounds, and he is still gaining. For a long  time arter the operation Mr. .Kruger's  board was nothing a week, for makers of  patent food preparations furnished all he  could use. Within four weeks after rhe removal of his stomach he was able to go to  work. He now spends much of his time  working in his garden. Yesterday he  walked, three miles and felt no more exhausted than the ordinary man. In talking of his own case, Mr. Kruger said:  "T feci as well as any man can and better than I have felt for'years. For a long  time before tho operation I could not sleep  without dreaming and waking at frequent  intervals. Now as soon as I lie down 1 fall  asleep and sleep soundly. My food does not  trouble me now. 1 simply eat and that Is  all there is to It: I cannot tell whether 1  have a stomach or not. Tt is just as if the  stomach were there. At lirst X had to eat  every  two  hours,  so  that I had seven or  NEW YORK, August ll.���The yacht  Erin with tho Shamrock II in tow was  off Sandy Hook lightship at 11:39 p. m.  The Erin has put oiit one of the lights)  the towing light. It means that she has  dropped the tow. Both yachts anchored  outside the bar at 11:'48 p. m. As the  yachts came to anchor the Erin burned  sir Thomas Lipton's private night signal, a star green and red, which was  immediately answered from the Sandy  Hook marine station. It is thought  probable the,yachts will remain outside  the-bar until o'ayiight.  SANDY HOOK, N. Y.. August 11��� Sir  Thomas Lipton's second challenger for  the America's cup, Shamrock II, in tow  of her consort, the big steam yacht Erin,  arrived off Sandy Hook lightship shortly  after 11 o'clock tonight and anchored  for the. night just inside the lightship  half an hour'-later.:. A newspaper tug  and the tugboat James R. Lawrence,  -with David Barrick, sir Thomas' personal representative in this . country,  aboard, has been cruising off Sandy  Hook for two days awaiting the appearance of the'foreign cup-hunter. When  off the lightship the Erin; turned her  signals, green and red with green star,  and the tugs ran alongside. Greetings  -on^both .sides-_wei*e^heai'-ty.^butJjeyond_  saying that the yacht had encountered  fine weather, neither captain Matthews  of the Erin nor captain Sycamore of the  challenger would give details of tho  voyage. They regarded it as a fine performance, as was evident by captain  Matthews' ejaculation of surprise when  informed that the tugs had been on the  outlook for her for two days. "Give^  her a-chance," he shouted. As a matter of fac't the actual time of.the Shamrock II is less than 14 days, counting  her stop of one day at .St. Michaels,  Azores, a day better than the time of  tlie old Shamrock, which was far and  away better than tliat of any former  challengers.  CRISPI  DIES  AT   NAPLES  And.Italy Mourns a Statesman.  NAPLES, .August 11.���Signor Crispi  died at 7:45 o'clock this evening. He  was surrounded by the members of his  family and several intimate friends. The  news was immediately telegraphed 5*to  king Victor Emmanuel and queen Helen.  The evening papers assert that the body  will be conveyed by steamer to Palermo, where the municipality will arrange  for a great public funeral. It is rumored  that signor Crispi will authorize a prominent Italian to examine his papers and  to publish his memoirs.  ROME, August 11.���In consequence of  the low condition of signor Crispi today, the injection of stimulants and the  administration of oxygen were stopped,  the physicians recognizing that the end  was near. He lay insensible and ho was  virtually dead for hours before the physicians certified that life was extinct.  Some indignation was expressed when  the public learned that the details of  the funeral had been arranged before  death came. It is rumored tliat tlie  affairs pf the deceased are in the greatest confusion and that signora Crispi  will have to depend solely upon tlie  proceeds of tho sales of the memoirs.  The body will be embalmed and will  lie in state for three days in the drawing room at Naples.  SAN FRANCISCO, August 11.���Jack  .'Winters, who was arrested for the Selby  smelting works robbery, has confessed  the crime, and so far $130,000 worth'of  bullion has been recovered from the  bay, where he had sunk it. For three  days the detectives have tried all sorts  of intimidation to make Winters confess, but their threats apparently had  no effect upon him. Finally he asked to  see superintendent Ropp of the works,  Who, he said, was'the only friend he.had,  In. his conversation with' Ropp Winters'.  .manner indicated-.that he knew where  the gold had been hidden. Ropp told  him that they had a strong case against  him and that he would be sent to prison  for 30 years.   He said: '  "You will be, an old mau when you  get out and it will do you no good to  hide the gold. We know it is hidden  in the water near the works and we will  search every inch. You may be sure'  that the gold will be found before you  get out of prison."  Winters finally weakened and told  Ropp that he had taken the gold, and  would take him to the spot where it was  hidden. Tho criminal, in company with  superintendent Ropp and a.force of detectives, left on a tug last night for  Crockett. There they waited all night  for the low tide. Winters pointed out  the place at the end of tho railroad  wharf," behind- tlie coal bunkers, at the  beginning of the Va'llejo ferry slip. At  that point at-low tide the mud is about  four feet deep, covered by a foot of  water. When the tug first reached  Crockett Winters pointed out the spot  in the water where he ��� said he had  thrown the gold. Superintendent Ropp  marked the placo on tho wharf and the  tug steamed away to wait for low tide.  This morning Winters himself got into  the mud- and water up to his neck and  for an hour-and a half groped for the  missing bullion.   Up to 10 o'clock $110,-  000 worth had beer\-recovered. This includes the four bars of fine gold. Win-  tors had put some of the.bars in bags.  He said that one of the bags had broken  and some small .bars .had dropped out.  It is now only a question of careful  search to find the rest of the $280,000.'  Winters claims that he did the job' all  alone. He says that he made 14 trips  from the vault to the wharf from which  he dropped rthe gold. The smelter officials, however, are positive that he received assistance from some one; The  detectives "think that his story that he  did it' all ��� himself is correct. The tug  with' the detectives and the prisoner,  Winters, on board lias returned to the  city. Winters, ���.-'���when he had made up  his mind, to tell ail he knew about the  crime, was exceedingly willing to give  all the information that was necessary  for the recovery of the bullion. He practically assumed charge of the operations  and  led captain Seymour and superin-  -tenrleiitf=Ropp=to=thrffnrockr==He^a"cted"  more like one of the detectives employed  than as a prisoner. As soon as he arrived at the water's edge he called the  superintendent to his side and said:  ���'Now watch where I am going to show.  Be careful that you get the locations  right." Stooping, he picked up three  stones and pacing forward ho tossed  one of them into the water. It fell to  the south of the spot at whicli the prisoner stood. Another stone fell to the  east and the third was thrown directly  in front of Winters. "That," said the  prisoner, "will mark the water boundary  of the place where your gold is hidden." Stepping to tlie loft, Winters  drew a nail from his pocket and asked  for a hammer. Me then paced a few  yards to tlie right and drove another  nail in tlie timber. "The gold," he continued, "will be between these two  nails, somewhere in line with the stones  1 just tossed into the water." A small  boat was secured and into, it sheriff  Veale, detective Kimball of the Pinker-  ton agency and two laborers were loaded. Winters assisted in the search for  the bricks. He talked glibly all the  while. The deep mud finally put a stop  to operations, and it was decided to  build a cofferdam before trying to recover tlie rest of the treasure.  Winters told the officers that he  planned the robbery long ago with minute detail. He had been two or -three  months on the work on his little tunnel.  It had taken two nights' labor to cut  through the brick wall of the smelter.  Most of the boring in the bottom of the  vaults had been done on the night when  the gold was taken. He carried the  plunder, which was heavy, from the  vault to the water and deposited it  where the water was from three to six  feet deep at low tide. ��� The distance  from the vault to tbis cache was about  a quarter of a mile and ho made 14  round trips. He was at work four hours  on Monday night. Four small bars of  refined gold lie concealed among the  stones of the breakwater, just at the  further mouth of the railroad tunnel.  His purpose had been to use this gold  for present need**. Winters on his last  trip had perceived that, dawn was breaking. Not daring to complete the trip,  ho laid on the shore the two bricks  wliich were found Tuesday morning at  the point where the robbers' boat was  supposed to have landed. The trail of  red pepper ending at that point had  been a blind.  In view of the fact that promises of  clemency were made Winters in consideration of his unearthing the gold, it is  thought that his punishment will be  light. Detective Gibson is quoted as  saying that it was promised Winters by  president Ralston of the Selby Smelting  Works that he should not only not be  prosecuted, but should receive $25,000.  "Winters cannot he prosecuted," said  detective Gibson, "for there is no evidence against him. All that has been  drawn from him was secured by the  detectives under promises that it would  not he used against him. Under such  circumstances it would be extremely difficult to secure a conviction."  REQUIEM   SERVICES   HELD  OVER THE REMAINS OF THE LATE  EMPRESS FREDERICK.  : i  Bomb Exploded in a Church.  PARIS, August 11.���A bomb exploded  this afternoon under the altar of the  Church of St. Nizier at Troyes, doing  considerable damage to the XIII century  windows, hut. not injuring any of the  hundred children who, together with a  priest, were" in the sacred .edifice at the  time. A Spaniard has been arrested on  suspicion of being the author of the  outrage.  Cronber/j; Crowded With English People  in Deep Mourning���Royal Relatives Round the Coffin.  There Are Others Besides Wells.  There is much to be desired in the way  the lands and works department is, being-  run. It is not flattering to the management  of Hon. Mr. Wells that men who have been  working on trails and roads have to wait  .���-���(".���eral weeks for their money simply because he happens to be away from his of-"  lice in Victoria on private business. If he  can't attend to his job properly, there are  others who can.���Trout Lake Topic.  TELEGRAMS (N BRIEF FORM  From Varfous Sources  VIENNA, August 11.���Count Hohcnwart,  formerly Austrian minister* at' Tangier,  started today to take up his new post as  minister* to Mexico. ''"  CHICjVGO, August 11.��� The Canadian  yacht Invader finished nine, minutes official  time after the Detroit yacht 'Cadillac in  the yacht races Saturday.  , NL\GARA, on the Lake,. Ont., August 11.  ���I-lalstead Loiigliirrsl, a driver of a bus, is  being tried here for manslaughter for having run over and killed John Richardson  on July 7th.  QUJ313EC, August 11.-Charles Trudel,  deputy registrar of this district and for  many years presidont of Papal- Zouaves,  died yesterday, lie was a chevalier of-St.  Crogory the Great. " ��� y  HALIFAX, August ll.���The Philadelphia  cricket team Friday scored 1G9 runs and the  all-Halifax team 211 runs in the first innings. In the second innings Philadelphia  scored 101 runs for six wickets.  MORNINGS MILLS, August 11.���John  T_each, a farmer of Mclancthon, committed suicide yesterday with parts green, lie  had been ill and despondent for some  weeks, lie was DO years old.  WjVSlIlNGTON, August ll.-Chief Wilkie  of the secret service has-received a telegram from San JYancisco announcing the  arrest of William Dr'mmick, formerly chief  of the United Slates mint there, for complicity in the theft of. $30,000 in gold from  the mint.  HALIFAX, August II.���The United States  battleship Indiana arrived here yesterday  afternoon and exchanged salutes with the  citadel and British flagship Crescent. Coming up the harbor the Indiana's flags were  flying at half mast from the turret out of  respect  for  the  late  German  empress.  CONSTANTINOPLI3,     August     ll.���The  Franco-Turkish    dispute    over    the ��� Quay  ^Comiuiny_,clalms_remains^un!-ettled.^_Tur^_  key persists in the idea of purchasing the  quays from the French company, but it  is impossible lo lind the money at the  present time, owing to the impoverished  condition of the treasury. The porte today  informed'M. Constans, the French ambassador, that the French conditions for the  transfor of the quays was unacceptable.  LONDON, j\irgust 11.���Telegrams from  Rome today say nothing like the heat wave  which Is scorching all Italy has been  known within living memory. The thermometer in many purls of the country registers -la centgrade in the shade. Tin; vineyards In whole districts have been shriveled up by the sirocco arrd ruined to the  vory roots, as though set on lire. The air  In the province of Syracuse is barely re-  spirnble and the sea wator Is so warm that  bathing has been abandoned. The people  have been forced lo sleep In the open air.  Corcoran Case Not Up.  . COISI*. Idaho, August 10.���Toddy was the  time set by the board of pardons to pass  on the application for pardon of Paul Corcoran, convicted of murder in the second  degree for participating in lhe murder of  James Cheney during the Coeur d'jUene  riot in April In 1S99. The board did not take  up that rnn tier or any of the others set for  today, but took an adjournment until Monday. Thomas Il.-uiey, ex-sheriff of Shoshone county, is here looking after the  matter for* Corcoran and senator lleitfield  has been here for some days, supposedly  on the same business. It appears that secretary of state Bassetl is for granting the  pardon, that attorney-general Martin is  against and that governor Mull Is non-  commital.  Dragged Out by Undertow.  LONG BKjVCII. Cal., jVugust ]1.���"Elsie  and Imogene Wallace, two sisters, aged respectively 10 and IS years, and Cora Wallace, their cousin, aged 1!) wore drowned  while in bathing at Asbury park, about a  mile from Long "Beach, at 11 o'clock this  morning. Fred Wilkinson nnd Harry Smith  of Los Angeles were irr bathing also. Wilson was tho only member of the party who  could swim. A strong undertow was running and swept the party off their foci.  The girls wore carried beyond roach and  drowned. Smith also bad a narrow CMV.no.  Wilson mariiiged to bring him ashore in  au unconscious condition. The drowned  girls were all residents of Los Angelex  CRONBERG, August 13.���People flocked  into Cronberg from an early hour  today to see the august personages who  would attend the requiem services over  the  remains   of  the   dowager   empress  Frederick.    Throughout  the  night and  again today the officers of the regiment  of which the deceased was honorary colonel  had  stood  guard  over tho coffin.  At 2:30 p. m. the Iteghit regiment formed on the stieet and  the band  of the  Beckenheim Hussars look its stand opposite the. church.    Every window, bal-    -  cony and housetop was filled with people awaiting the arrival of the imperial  procession.      Baron    Reischach,    court  marshal of the dowager empress, superintended the arrangements.    He looked  after the coffin, which was covered with    _  wreaths.    On either  side of the coffin  were four officers holding the standards  of the empire of Prussia and of the deceased.    Between   the  coffin   were   her  officials bearing drawn swords.*  The congregation included the duke of  Connaught, the duke of Cambridge and    .  'several   members   of   British   royalty,   ..  count von Buelow, count von Waldersee,  Dr. Spiethagen and general von Linde-  cuist.  At 4 o'clock the roil of muffled drums  announced the arrival of the cortege, '  and king Edward, who were driven together from Homberg. The emperor,  wearing the black uniform of the empress' own guards, arrived with the p  king in the blue uniform of king Ed- ' '  ward's home guard. Princess* Victoria, "  with, crown prince Frederick William,  and a number of followers came next,  while grouped mound the chancel stood  the other royal personages mentioned,  together with prince Adelbert of Prussia, prince and princess Schaumbiirg  Lippe, the hereditary prince of Saxe-  Ivleingen, the prince and princess Charles  cf .Iles-ie, tlie gi and duke of Baden, the *  crown prince and ^princess of Greece  with their children and the prince of  Reuse, 'together with the suites of all.  Baron von Reischaiche stood at the  right .and count von Seikendorff, who  was .the grand chamberlain of the deceased, at the left of the coffin. As the  organ played the funeral march, Dr.  Dyrander advanced to the head of tlie  coffin. The choir sang, "I Know That  My ,Redeemer Liveth," and Dr. Dyrander read a specially written prayer, followed by the words of the buiial service, "Dust to dust, ashes to ashes." The  choir then sang the anthem, "The Spirit  Sayeth They Rest From Their Labors."  Then followed the magnificent hymn,  "Wenn Ich Einmal Soil Scheiden," and  a beautiful rendering of "Bo Thou Faithful. Unto Death." As the last strains  died away, the king and queen Alexandra advanced and laid a wreath upon  the coffin. The king remained standing  for a few moments alone boaide tho  coffin and then turned and left the  church, which  slowly  emptied.   The service owed much of its imprcs-  siveness to the historical associations  recalled by the medieval edifice in wliich  it was held.  CRONBERG, August 11.���Vast crowds  of people are arriving here, the hotels  are overflowing and the town is overrun with English people in deep mourning. After the funeral at Potsdam, king  Edward- will return to Homberg for a  course of waters, living at his accustomed hotel.  Tlie coffin of the dowager empress is  of English stylo with flat cover, not  German pyiamidal style. Tlio deceased  designated the rosettes ornamenting it  over and also designed the coffin. The  train to bring tlie funeral party to Potsdam has been prepared at Frankfort.  The car which will carry .the coffin is  trimmed with English mourning colors,  black and white, and richly ornamented.  IL*  Inroads by the Americans.  NEW YORK, August 11.���Among the  passengers who arrived from Europe on  the Hamburg-American liner Augusto  Victoria was Homy C. Payne, ex-chairman of the Republican national committee.  Mr. Payne said it was impossible for  an American in Europe not to be impressed with tlio strides made by American manufactuies. Particulaily in Austria-Hungary and Germany, he said,  were the people apprehensive of tlie inroads America was making in their  trade. A few years ago, he said, Austria  was sending shoes to America, whilo  now there was in operation in Vienna  an American shoe store, where only  American made shoes were sold. Tho  Germans, Mr. Payne said, are much impressed with the way Americans do business, and are sendimr their representatives to this country to get pointers.  Colombian Affairs  WILLEMSTAD, Curocoa, August 11.���  The Colombian minister and all tho  members of the Colombian legation will  leave Caracas tomorrow for a temporary  absence. Thero has been no rupture  of the diplomatic relations, however,  between Colombia and Venezuela. William V. Russell,,:: the .United States  charge d'affaires, will take care of Colombian  interests.  if'"I  ?  w  ? 7\\  fr j"i" 8!  h.  ���i ret- -<^i.-,i-"*3'^'-_n:'-3-i--.-wv  ,_\���_���,  THE  TRIBUTE:  KELSON, B. 0., MONDAY, AUGUST 12, 1901  CLEAR  OUT  This week we are making  clearance sales of a few  special lines of goods. We  are offering BABY CARRIAGES AND GO-CARTS  at exceptionally low prices to clear. This  Is a line of goods that we do not intend to  replace, so we have cut the regular prices  ln half; but even at that we do not stick,  because we want the room they occupy.  We also have some choice literature, just  the thing for summer reading, light, breezy  and refreshing. A few 50 cent numbers are  offered at 10 eerrts to clear out. AVe And our  store wretchedly small for the large stock  we carry. That Is why wc have to make  these sacrifices.  THOMSON STATIONERY CO. Ltd  Pianos to Rknt. NKLSON, B.C.  flttte ��ribtme  * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *  Display advertisements run '*  regularly will be changed as often as required ��and will be Inserted in the Daily Tribune for  ?4 per inch per month; if inserted for less than a month, 25  cents per inch each insertion.  * * * * * * * * * * ��? * * * *.*  Kirby and his guileless partner, Le Roi  McDonald, could do wrong! These two  men can have special constables sworn  in at will, can store arms on the premises under their control, in fact, can do  anything they wish except operate mines  successfully, and no one, not even the  constituted authorities, dare lift a finger  without having the mud batteries of the  Rossland Miner turned on them at short  range. What a blessing it is to live in  a free country!  The honorable J. D. Prentice, provincial secretary and minister of education,  who is a sort of fifth-wheel in the  Dunsmuir government, is at Rossland  working himself to death trying to convince the people of that town that they  should cheerfully contribute a portion  of the money reauired for the erection  of public school buildings.  -*;      The Greenwood Times says that the  2 per cent tax on the output of the mines  , means  a. 20  per  cent tax  on   the  net  . - 'profits of some of the low-grade Bout--  dary district ores���a tax that would  lot  1- be tolerated or paid on any other in-  ~r    dustry.     Such   expressions   of   opinion  j     disgust reasonable-thinking men.    How  ,*���    many industrial and business ventures  tin this province, in the way of farming  _"  ;and  lumbering and printing and  merchandising, can show a profit?   Yet all,  "   , without a single exception, are required  -to pay taxes.   -The Tribune will venture  '' .the assertion tliat the Greenwood Times  t.    is regulaily assessed for taxation, y��-t  I   the Times has hot declared very n-.yny  i"   "dividends.   How many farmers in Brit-  y  -ish'Columbia are making net profits?  *���"    Yet every one of them is required to  "7' pay taxes.   How many of the sawmills  <-"   operated in the province are operated  y ,at a profit?   Yet every one of them are  y 'not only required  to pays direct taxes  ' \ on. their real estate, but a royalty, as  , *  well, on the lumber they manufacture.  .Z   It is safe to say that 25 per cent of the  ty men engaged in merchandising are not  "'-  making a dollar, but they are all  re-  '*    quired to pay taxes on their merchan-  .,  * dise.   Is it not about time to Quit talk-  ���*-    ing about  the   inability  of  our  mines  to pay taxes?   If there are mines in the  -   Boundary district that are being worked  * at a loss, why advertise" the fact?   A  mine that is unable to pay a tax of two  cents a ton on its  output had   better  -   remain unworked until such time as it  ''can be worked at a profit.  The Outcrop, a newspaper published  at Peterboro, in East Kootenay, mentions hon. W. C. Wells, the only Liberal  in the Dunsmuir government, as a coming premier of British Columbia, and  the motion is seconded by the Revelstoke Mail. It is safe to say Wells will  never be heard of as a political entity  once premier Dunsmuir casts him adrift.  ���J* ���!" *** "J* *J" %* *J* *���" "I* *I* *i* *I* *I* *i* *i* *1* *I" *I*  * Classified    advertisements    in-   *  * serted for ONE-HALF CENT A *  * word each insertion.    No adver- *  * tisement accepted for less than *  * 25 cents. *  *Jn   ���!���  ��j��   ��$���  ���!���  �������   ���%   �������   ���%  ��%  �������   ��������   r*2��   ��T��  ���%   ��?��   ���%   A  ARTICLES FOR SALE. ���  ~'FoTTsATjTH^li*u^  ruom house. Will be sold cheap. Apply on  the premises Victoria street in rear of lire  hall. J. A. Baxter.  SEWING MACHINES OF ALL KINDS  for sale or rent at the Old Curiosity Shop.  ~ ~     FOR  RENT. ~~  ~KU UN I SI II-3D I'T.UNT ROOMS AND  sitting room to let; over Vansloire's drug  store; $2.SU per week.  FURNISH L**D l'KONT ROOM WITH OR  without board. Apply four doors above  City Hall, Victoria street.  SIX ROOM COTTAGE AT BALFOUR  to let by the month or for the season. Immediate possession. Good fishing. Apply  C. XV. Busk. Kokanee creek. Phone (ilia.  Or to R. 1-1. AVilliams, Baker street, Nelson.  FOR^SALE.  "BREWERY HOTEL,    SANDON,    B.    Cp  Furnished  throughout   with    all    requirements    for   same.    Apply    to   Carl Band.  New York. Brewery, Sandon.  WANTED. _~  ^^^^^^^^^^^^^--S^^S^a^     ^-^Z-0^'0^ 0"-00 '00*00.00.00.00.00.00 00  0*'0*'00'^'00'0?>'&>ii2'S'-zSl^l^Sl^Sil^fsi^l^f'SX   ��^&^&^^<&%^*&%&%&<a^^^StL;��Zs��Z.  r >���   f���   r-*--0->^0'^0000'   00.00  00'00 ,\,        '^K'^��^'^^'>a^->^^.>m^'^^.1^.^Sr.^^.^^.^^.^^,^  to  ^xxixixzxzxxx\xxxxxxxxxxxzxxxzxTmraXQ  9\  LADIES' SUNSHADES  AT HALF PRICE.  UMBRELLAS AT CUT  PRICES.  _\XZZ1X1ZZZZZZXZZZXZZZ-ZZZZZXZZZIZZZZZZ._ZX__Z  36 Bakep Street, Nelson.  igjiimiiTrnnii  S LACE ALLOVERS, I  g RIBBONS, VEILINGS, g  B DRESS TRIMMINGS 0  g AT REDUCED PRICES.  Wztztzzzzzzzzxzxzzzzzxzzzzixzzxxzxzzzxsxi  Will the tax-evading newspapers give  the names of the mine owners and mining companies that have been driven out  of business through the imposition of.the mineral tax?. For :\rery one so"  named, The Tribune will name ten that  have collapsed through mismanagement  and downright dishonesty.  The Victoria Colonist says it is not  the personal organ of premier puns-  muir. Well, the chances are, if James  Dunsmuir wanted an article printed in  tlie Colonist it would be printed, notwithstanding any objections that might  be made by editor Lugrin. What James  says goes when he wants it to go.  ?  i  MM  The New Westminster Columbian  ���rushes,to defend a man who has not  been attacked. It- says that premier  dunsmuir has not at his back a servile'  voting machine. No, but he has as advisers two or three as servile men as  ever held office, and if he wishes to remain what the Columbian says he is,  that is, "a leader of unijuestioned busi-  " ness ability, a man of the highest  " integrity and purest honor, broad-minded, progressive, and loyal to the  -"core to the interests of British Colum-  " bia," he will have to surround himself  with heads of departments who are men  of unquestioned  business ability,  men  _of the_highest_integrity=and���purest^  honor,  men  broadminded,  progressive,  and loyal to the core to the interests of  British   Columbia.    Premier  Dunsmuir  has no use for toadies and less use for I  servile flatterers. -!  Give It a Trial in British Columbia.  New Zealand, the only country which  lias a compulsory arbitration law, is  the only country in which for five! years,  with one or two insignificant exceptions,  there has -been no strike or lockout  in the world of organized labor. The  New Zealand experiment answers every  test which can be applied to prove the  claim of a new institution to be a; permanent "and veritable addition*to the  world's social inventions. Practically it  does! what it undertook to do���it.ushers  in industrial peace. Philosophically, it  is-an extension to a. new field���that of  industrial anarchy���of' anv old institution���that of the law���by which social  peace has been created in the other territories of disorder. Every day since  its introduction the law has struck" its  roots deeper into the life'of the New  Zealand people, and it further approves  itself by producing not only what was  expected of it, but many new and almost equally important fruits, such as  checking cut-throat competition between  business men and putting an end to  trade dishonesty. Another feature of  the New Zealand law which commends  itself to the philosophical student of  institutions is that its appearance came  in the direct line'of evolutionary development. Other communities, notably  Massachusetts, had carried arbitration  up to the Rubicon of compulsion. New  Zealand took the next step.  WANTED ��� THREE     WIFLEY     CON  centrators   in   good   condition.   Apply  Annable & Dewar,  ��� ��� "��� HE^ WANTED^ ~~  ~WAN^D^~HREE LABORERS; GIRL  for store ; railroad men for Lardo ; waitresses, etc. Nelson Employment Agency.  Phone 27S.  WANTED���WOMEN FOR' HOUSE-  work ; nursegirl ; dishwasher ; men for  railroad work. Western. Canadian Employment Office. Phone 270., H.,A. Prosser.   ���   . ������_.���'  WANTED BOYS.���GOOD. ACTIVE Aj>jl>  reliable boys to act as selling agents for  The Daily Tribune in every town in Kootenay and Yale districts.  T^StT^ZIZZIIIIZ  LOST ON WARD STREET, BETWEEN  Silica and Victoria, a pocket book containing a ring (1(5 pearls), a $10 gold piece and  a $1 bill. Finder can keep the money by  returning the ring to W.. C. McLean, corner  Silica and Ward streets.  f\x  fix  i\x  fix  fix  fix  BALL DRESS AND WEDDING DRESS SILKS  From S a.  m.  fix  fix  fix  fix  '})  f\X  f\x  f\x  *ix  %  gu-st lath I  to.  UUIX_ZZ__XZ.  �� BARGAINS IN  VALISES  TRUNKS  AND  TRAVELING BAGS.  ixxxxxxxxxe;]  .to  to  m  36  Bakep Street  L  LADIES'KID GLOVES I  50 CENTS PER PAIR K  SEE OUR WASH J  KID GLOVES. N  -  ������.V- . ��� ��� -        a  nnmiuxrminmumiiuminmixn  I-**-si  S"..:i  wi  z:'.t  There is one mining company operating in Kootenay whose directors congratulate the company's shareholders on  the piesent condition of their mine and  treasury. The name of the company  is the Rambler-Cariboo of Kaslo. The  company's president lives in Tacoma,  Washington, and one of its directors  lives in St. Catherines, Ontario; none of  them live in the Old Country. The company recently declared dividend No. 5,  payable on the 30th of this month, and  the directors assure the shareholders  that they may expect dividends every  two months hereafter. The deepest  workings on the mine is 700 feet, and  the smelter returns on the last 50 carloads of ore shipped gave values of 123  ounces silver and 45 per cent lead. The  mines of the company are situate on the  Kaslo river slope of Slocan district.  The new. cooling drink, Ironbrew.  Jewelry for  Men.  RINGS   SCARF PINS  WATCH   CHAINS  CUFFLINKS      STUDS  COLLAR BUTTONS  We have a large variety  cf styles of all the articles  mentioned above. "1 he  price is very low.  BROWN BROS  Opticians and  Jeweler**.  - "WANTED���MlNINOJ^raRTIBS^  ~FREE~MILLING GOLD PROPERTIES.  We are anxious to secure a few, free milling gold properties at once. The Prospectors' Exchange, .Nelson, B. , C, Room 4,  K. W. C. Block.  GOLD,     COPPER,     SILVER,     LEAD  mines and  prospects  wanted.  Send report  and samples to the Prospectors' Exchange,  - Nelson, B. C, Room 4, K..W.C.  Block.  JfEAS;___J ���  WE HAVE INDIAN, CEYLON, - AND  China teas in great variety, choicest quality.' We make a specialty of blending-teas  and sell them in any quantity at lowest  rates.  Kootenay Coffee Company.  JAPAN TEA OF ALL KINDS TO SUIT  your, taste. Sun cured, Spider Leg,- Pan  Fired; in bulk or packages. Kootenay Coffee Company.  THAT FINE BLEND OF CEYLON TEA  we are selling at 30 cents per pound is  givinu the best of satisfaction to our many  customers.   Kootenay   Coffee ' Company.  ^FURNITURE.  D. J. ROBERTSON & CO., FURN1TUKB  dealers, undertakers and embalmers. Day  'phone No. 292, night 'phone No. 207. Next'  new postoflice building,- Vernon-, street,  Nelson. "    DRAY AGE.     ~  - FURNITURE, PIANOS, SAFEST ETC~  moved carefully at reasonable rates. Apply J7.T. -Wilson, Phone '210, Prosser's second Hand store, Ward street.  /^'.**���''**-''^>fc-:"***"^ *>^ *^***���*,w "**��� ,;^.* -^���^��.-"^��� ^-^ If/ ^51^>l^2i 1*0*1^ 1^1^^^E2:^0?25^0^0%���  ICE CREAM AND FRUIT.  KOOTENAY  GOFFEE CO.  ************************  Coffee Roasters  Dealers in Tea and Coffee  ************************  We are offerini*; at lowest prices tho best  5rades of Ceylon, India, China and Janan  eas.  Our Bes^, Mocha and Java Coffeo, per  pound 9  10  Mocha and Java Blend, 3 pounds..... 1 00  Choice Blond.Coifeo, 4 pounds  1 00  Special Blend Coffeo, 6 pounds ....... 1 00  Rio. Blond Coffee, 6: pounds........... 1 00  Spei-ial Blond Ceylon Toa, per pound 30  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY COFFEE CO.  Telephone 177.  ,  P. 0. Box 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON.  FOR COMFORT AND CONVENIENCE  go to the ice cream parlors of J. A. McDonald, Baker street, where every attention and requisite is supplied.  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.  BAKER STRKKT  NKLSON  WEST TRANSFER GO.  N T. MACLEOD, Manager.  P  -fi|  I.]]  ii  The latest advices from the Coast  are that Helmcken of Victoria, and not  Green of Kaslo, is to be taken into the  Dunsmuir cabinet when hon. J. [{.Turner resigns as finance minister.  Helmcken, at the last session of the  legislature, offered a resolution of want-  ||i|j'v- of-confidence in the government, but was  .Ttoo,cowardly to press it to a vote. He  is a V. V. & E. man, and has introduced  II* !   v as many buncombe resolutions  in  the  i?; ix.*'>'house as Smith Curtis has moved ine*in-  AU Kinds of Teaming and  Transfer  Work.  Agents for Hard and Soft Coal. Imperial Oil  Company. Washington Brick, Lime it Manufacturing Company. General commercial agents  and brokers.  All coal and wood strictly cosh on delivery.  TWMSPHOVRH7  Office 184 Baker St.  9r************ Hi ************ lo  ������*-.  S3'  ,; *'���./ -'���  fS: \. : ���'-������-  ��:.xx.-  Mr  $l\7 7  'ei[ \7 ������  If  %  i':'J'.,  p.  *  Jt[. (K-^V,,  rIA  ���sy,,  ingless amendments.  The Rossland Miner has had a fit of  hysterics, all because the premises of the  War Eagle Mining Company were le-  gally searched for arms said to be unlawfully stored thereon. What a shame  for. anyone to suspect that War Eagle  * I.  THESE  HOT DAYS  QUENCH  YOUR  THIRST WITH  Anhcri8c-r-BiRch I  Boer, I'abst  (Mil  wauko* Beer Calgary   Beer,   Bois- j  terer & Co. Beer,  Gosrroll Beer, ami  Dorrblo Jersey  Buttermilk.  I MANHATTAN  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  *.  91  w  (P  (P  91  &************9_*.**.**.*.***.**.*<i--  ARCHTTECTS^  A. C. EWART.���ARCHITECT, ROOM 3,  Aberdeen Block,  Baker Street, Nelson.  ���i. ***. ��|. ^. _%. .j. ^. ^. ^. ^. .J. ^. *%. ^. .j. ���". ^�� ^��  * Cards of Wholesale Houses, un-   *  * der   classified    heads, - will    be "���*  * charged   50   cents   a   line   per   *  * month. No advertisement accept-   ���!���  -I- ed for less than $1 per month.   *���  ���J*   *|�� '*J��    *%~ r>J��    ��J��    *-J��    r��J��    �������    *I-Jri   ��J��    ��%   r*|��    r>|*   ��!*��    ^    ��T��   ���?��  ASSAYERS'  SUPPLIES.  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.���CORNER OF  Baker and Josephine streets, Nelson,  wholesale dealers in assayer's supplies.  Agents Cor Denver Fire Clay Company,  Denver, Colorado.   J^OMMISSWNJtfERCI^Nl^S;   H. J.EVANS & CO.-BAKER STREET,  Nelson, wholesale dealers In liquors,  cigars, cement, lire brick and lire clay,  water pipe and steel rails, and general  commission merchants.  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Desirable Business and Residence Lots  in (Bogustown) Fairview Addition.  Ofllce  on  Baker  street,   west: of Stanley  .. - Street, Nelson.   -  GROCERIES.  SALOON  Doublo .Tersoy  Buttermilk.  A. A1ACDUNj\LD Ss CO.���oUiw\ iitli <JF  Front and Hall streets. Nelson, wholesale  grocers and Jobbers in blankets, gloves,  mitts, boots, rubbers, mackinaws and miners' sundries.'  KOOTENAY SUPPLY COMPANY, LIM-  Ited.���Vernon street, Nelson, wholesale  grocers,  JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-FRONT  street, Nelson, wholesale grocers.  J.-Y. GRIFFIN & CO.-FRONT STREET,  Nelson, wholesale dealers in provisions,  crired meats, butter and eg-j3.  ___FRESHAND^SAIj��_MEATS.  P. BURNS & CO.���BAKER STrIjETV  Nelson, wholesale dealers in fresh and  cured meats. Cold storage.  ^WINES^AND^CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIML  tod���Corner of Front and Hall streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in wines, case and  bulk, and domestic and Imported cigars.  LIQUORS ^AND DRY  GOODS.  TURNER, BEETON & CO.-CORnISr  Vernon and Josephine streets, Nelson,  wholesale dealers in liquors, cigars and dry  goods. Agents for Pabst Brewing Company  of Milwaukee and Calgary Brewing Company of Calgary.  ELECTRJ^ALJSUPPLIES.     *  ^<C^-FioNAV ELECTRIC SUPPLY &  Construction Company.���Wnoiesale dealers  in telephones, annunciators,, bells, batteries, electric fixtures and appliances. Houston Block, Nelson. J  EAST KOOTENAY'S FIRST  ANNUAL MINERAL,  AGRICULTURAL AND  INDUSTRIAL EXHIBITION  TI(REE  DAYS OF   INSTRUCTION,   INTEREST AND  ENJOYMENT.  CRA.NBR00K, B. C, SEPTEMBER 25 to 27, 1901.  The best program ever seen in the country. See posters and oirenlars for further  particulars. Mineral exhibit, bucking contests, agricultural exhibit, horse races.  Specially low return railway rates from  all -joints.  A. XV. McVITTIE, Secretary.  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER   STREET,    NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heat  ed with Hot Air  _..c_2i&_*&_'es't=3.  ^g^  mm  mmmm  '&iC3'l  $  ���ito  &  %!  MORRISON & OALDWELL  PROVISIONS   AND   PRODUCE.  OUR LEADERS���  The well-krown Newdale Creamery Butter  In all sized packages and'1-pound bricks  September Selected Ontario Cheese  Choice Matured Canadian Stilton Cheese*  Fresh Bogustown Ranch Eggs  Sole Agents for Regal Brand Tea, Coffee and Spices  Baker Street,  Nelson. B. C.  Morrison & Caldwell  i*'*b * *,.* *"* * * * * *.'* * *'*'*  Trades   Union   and   Fraternal. *  Society Notices of regular meetings .-will-be., charged 25 cents a  line per month.   No notice accepted for less than ? 1 per month  *  ���I-  *  TRADES AND LABOR UNIONS.  W  - ������". i '^'--'-sf ���*St>*  - t ��   >jr-'i$-'i?��ii,f*  jf S *>'  fir  ����t*%4t^i--^j^}t>%-ji>Sr'a^  TREMONT HOUSE  ftHNEUS'-' UiNIUN. rsO. t*i>.- \V. F. of M.���  .Meets in Miners' Union Hall,;northwest  corner of lialcer and Stanley streets,'every  Saturday evening: at S o'clock. Vlsltintr  members welcome. M. IX. Mowat, president; James Wilks, secretary. Union scalo  'of.wages for Nelson district per shift: Machine men $I;5U, hamniersmeri $a.25, muckers, carmen, shovelers, "and other underground laborers $S.  LAUNDRY" "WORKERS' UNION.���  Meets at JMin'crs' Union Hall on'. fourth  Monday in every month at 7:30 o'clock p.  m. li: Pape, .president; A. VV., McFco, secretary'.  (JA1U'ENTERS' UNION IMEKTS W13D-  nesday eveniii'*: of each week at 7 o'clock,  in Mineis' Union Hall. C. J. Clayton,  president; Alex..VB.  Murray, secretary.  BARBERS' UNION, NO. 390, OP THB  International Journeymen Barbers' Union  of America, meets lirst and third Mondays  of each.month in. Miners' Union Hall at  8:30'Sharp. \'isiliir{j members invited. R.  McMahon, prosident; J. H.-'Matheson, secretary-treasurer; J. G.- Gardner, recording  secretary.  PAINTERS' UNION MEET THE FIRST  and third Fridays irr each month at Miners' 'Union-Hall'at 7:30 sharp. Walter R.  UCee, president; Henry Bennett, secretary.  PLASTEltlSRS' UNIUX AililiT.S 1-*VERY  Monday evening in the Elliot Block, at 8  o'clock. J. D. Moyer, .president;- William  Vice, secretary. P. O. Box .101.  FRATERNAL SOCIETIES.  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23.7X^V&  A. M. meets second Wednesday in  each month. Sojourning brethren  invited.  NELSON ROYAL ARCH ��� CHAPTER  No.-ia, G. R. C���Meets third Wednesday.  Sojourning companions invited. George  Johnstone,   '/>.;  li.  W.  Matthews,  S.  E.  NELSON-'AERIE, NO. 22 F. O. E.���'  Meets second and fourth Wednesdays of  each month at Fraternity Hall. George  Bartlett, president; J. V. Morrison, secretary.  KOOTENAY TENT NO. 7,-K. O. T. M.���  Regular  meetings   ilrst  and   third  Thurs=   -days-'of-each^morith~Vlsitin-g Sir "Kniglita  are: cordially   invited   to -attend.   Dr.   XV.  Rose,  R.K.; A.  XV.��� Purdy,  Com.;  G.  A.  .'  Brown, P. C.  321 TO 331 BAKKR STREET. NELSON  AMERICAN AKD EUROPEAN  PLANS  MEALS 25 CENTS  Rooms Lighted' by Electricity and Heated oy St��am 25 Cents-tty $1  Large comfortable bedrooms and flrst-  class 'dining room. Sample rooms for commercial  men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  H|rs. E. 0. Clarke, Prop.  Late of the Royal Hotel, Calgary  Kjadden tyouse  Baker and Ward  Streets,   Nelson. ���  The only hotel in Nelson that has remained under one management since 1890.  The bed-rooms are well furnished and  lighted by electricity.  The bar is always stocked by the best  domestic and imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. McMANUS, Manager.  NELSON CLOTHING HOUS  NO    219   BAKER   STREET,   NELSON.  BOOTS!       BOOTS!       BOOTS!  For a few days only--we will hold a slaughtering  discount sale of boots and shoes.  J. A. Gilker, '-Proprietor  !  ZFIRrTJ  "TTrp  kJ_. A .Jb-u  Ear stocked with best brands of wines,  liquors, and cigars. Beer on draught. Large  comfortable rooms. First class table board.  IN HALF GALLONS, QUARTS AND PINTS.  WE ALSO HAVE.ALL KINDS OF FRUIT.  Houston Block, Baker Street.  Telephone 161.  P. O. Box 170  JOHN A. IRVING & CO. J  DISSOLUTION OF CO-PARTNERSHIP  NOTICE IS GIVEN THAT THE copartnership hitherto existing between tho  undersigned by the style of Lee Ss Burnett,  as green grocers, has this day been dissolved by the retirement of Harry Burnett, who has transferred to Herbert F. Lee  all his interest irr the business, assets,  good will and book accounts.  All persons indebted to tho said partnership are hereby requested to make payment to the said Herbert F. Lee, who has  assumed and will pay the liabilities of the  partnership, and who will continue tho  partnership business.  HERBERT   F.   LEE,  H.   BURNETT.  Witness: R. A. CREECH.  Nelson, B. C July 15lh, 1901.  DISSOLUTION OF COPARTNERSHIP.  NOTICE IS GIVEN THAT THE Copartnership existing between the undersigned, doing business as hotolkeepers at  the town of Erie, B. C, is dissolved. All  debts owing by the Ann will bo paid by  David Church, who will also collect all  debts due the firm.  Dated at Erie, B. C, this 17th day of  July, 1901. .    DAVID J. BROWN,  DAVID CHURCH.  CERTIFICATE   OF   IMPROVEMENTS..  Tiger, Kitchener and Last Chance mineral claims, situato in tho-'Nelson mining  division of West Kootenay district. Where  located: On Morning mountain on the east  side of Sandy creek about one mile from  the Kootenay river. Take notice that I,  R. Smith, free miner's certificate 55,7G2b,  .acting as agent for A. Thorn, free miner's  certilicate 55,670b, Henry E. Hammond, ,  free miner's certificate 55,6U9b, and An-  nandale D. Grieve, free miner's certificate  55,G6Sb, intend sixty days from the dato  hsreof to apply to the mining recorder  for a certificate of improvements, for the  purpose of obtaining a. crown srant of the  above claim. And further take notice that  action, imder section 37, i.iu?t be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements. R. SMITH.  Dated this 25th day of July, A. Tj. 1901.  CERTIFICATE   OF   IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.���THE CHAMPION MINERAL  claim, situate in the Nelson mining division of West Kootenay district. Where  located: On Forty-nine creek about 200  yards from hydraulic dam. Take notice  that I E. W. Matthews, acting as agent,  for Henry Samuel Crotty, ^free miner's  certificate No. b49,970, intend, sixty days -  frorfi the date hereof, to apply to the mining recorder for a certificate of improvements for the purpose of obtaining a  Sown grant of the abovo claim. And  further take notice that action, under section 37. must be commenced before the Issuance of such certificate of_ improvements.  Pated this 18tb day of July, A. D. MOVU . THE TRIBUNE: NELSON, B. C, MONDAY, AUGUST 12, 1901  BAHK-OP MONTREAL  :��� OAPITAL, oil paid np....$12,000,000.00  ,'REST    7,000,000.00  ,'. UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80  \f  ���*    lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  |��on. George A. Drummond Vice-President  If. S, Cloraton General Manager  NKLSON BRANCH  Corner Iiaker and Kootenay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  I Uranchoa ln London (England) Nkw YoitK,  ijcaqo, aud all tho principal cities in Canada.  I Buy and soil Sterling Exchange and Cable  I rannfers.  (Grant  Commercial  and  Travelors' Credits,  l/ailablo ln any part of tho world.  I Drafts Issued, Collections Mado, Eto.  Havings Bank Branch  CURRKNT RATK OK' INTEREST PAID.  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  wirn which is amalgamated  THE  BANK  OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE:  TORONTO.  Paid-up Capital,  Reserve Fund,  $8,000,000  -      -      -   $2,000,000  ACCRECATE RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000.  Hon. Geo. A. Cox,  President.  Robt. Kllgour,         Vice-President.  London Ofllce, 60 Lombard Streot, B. O.  New York  Ofllce, IG   Exchange   Place.  and Uj Brurrchos in Canada arid tho  I'nited State-*.  LECTRIC HOISTS WORKING  ft  Successfully ou the Comstock.  [Electric hoists are not uncommon iu  lie mining camps in the United. States,  lad they are no*,v successfully working  It some of the mines on the Great Com-  |toclv lodo  at  Virgina,  Nevada.,  where  I? many of tho miners in British Colum-  [**a   had   their  flrst   experience   underground.    As there is one power plant  llready   installed   hear   Nelson,   wliich  ransmits   power  to   Rossland,   a  dis-  |uice of forty miles, and another plant  process  of installation  at  Cascade,'  Fhich will transmit power to the mines  I; Phoenix and other mining camps in  lie Boundary country, the following ar-  Iclo, written by, Leon JI. Hall and print-  II  in  the  Now York Engineering and  lining Journal, may be of interest to  lining men who read The Tribune:  I "With the advent of electricity on the  jmstock, it became necessary to take  I) the problem  of hoisting from  con-  Jderable depths by means of electrical  Bicrgy and after much research and a  ���orough investigation of the then ex-  ting electrical  hoisting machinery,  it  las evident that in order to meet our  Imditions of service and power some-  l.ing  must  be  had   radically  different  [om the usual run of such machinery,  le  writer  then,   after  discussing  the  [after with the Risdon Iron Works of.  in  Francisco,- decided  on the system  (���scribed in this article, the ultimate refit being the development, installation  lid successful.operation of a continuous  !>pe electric hoist, driven by means ot  variable speed, three-phase induction  |:o tor.  The power of the Comstock is develop-  on the Truckee river at a point near  Jloriston, 33  miles from the mines in  jtorey county, Nevada.   The generating  pttioii' .is  equipped  with  a�� 2-750 Kw.,  phase, GO cycle,' Westinghouse generators  and   G-300   Kw. , oil-cooled   transformers.    McCormic  turbines  arc  used  fo drive the generators and a close regulation is secured by means of Lombard  Governors.   At tlie station the potential  Is raised from 400 volts to 24,000 volts,  \t whicli pressure it is transmitted over  la double circuit of No.  4  hard  drawn  I'opper wire.   At-the sub-station in Vir-  inia City the potential is reduced  io  12300 volts and in this form is distributed to the various mining companies.  , In the case of each hoist but one, namely, that at the C. & C. shaft, it is again  reduced to about 450 volts.  The power is purchased of the Truckee  River General Electric Company upon  la continuous rate basis, the amount beting-" fixed by a peak load of two minutes'  (duration. Under these conditions, it has  fthercfore been the endeavor of the minting  companies  to  secure a  hoist that  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Intorost allowed  ou  deposits.   Rrosont rato  thrco |iur cunt.  GRANGE  V. HOLT,  Manager Nolson Branch.  IMPERIAL BAM  of   G^mr^-iD^.  BEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital  Rest  82,600.000  $1,850,000  ���A.-**-***--,  .ft'000  1^-JS---J��05��>"^'  m  9\  to  r-r-as-^j*-*-*---���*��j-jjat;>��**-*-��**s��^q^^^'^*&u^"-*8s*Cfe''��}fif; flf;��?-&'��� ��?_;��?_'.0?'��� g^��gf ��� jj*j<*��������00*_*0*00*00-*���*�������� ^_  0*'0*'^'0*'0*'0"'00'0000'00'00'000*t0*,~'~'^   ._���_  V-^  H. S. HOWLAND President.  li. It. WILKIK Goneral Managor.  K. HAY Inspeotor.  SAVINGS   BANK   DEPARTMENT.  THE   CURRKNT   KATK   OK    INTEREST   ALLOWED.  will operate at the highest possible efficiency and at the same time effect the  regulation of the general system to as  slight a degree as is consistent with good  service. " .      ' o .  To meet the condition of high efficiency, it is evident that the motor  should operate continuously at or near  its full load capacity and be designed  especially for the work it has to perform. For a continuous full load condition, the work must of necessity be constant at all points in the lift and the  nearest possible approach to this was  secured by the adoption of the continuous rope or balanced system, where the  load is reduced to the weight of the rock  alone. Then to secure the necessary  variation in speed an induction motor  with a non-induction resistance in both,  primary and secondary was developed,  the resistance being varied by the introduction of a modified- form of the ordinary street car controller. With an  equipment of this kind the cages aro  started slowly and the dip in line voltage is comparatively slight, being about  7 per cent at starting. By running on  the second notch of the controller one-  third of the maximum speed may be  maintained for the full length of the  shaft.  The hoist itself consists essentially of  ,a main driving drum to secure the necessary friction for lifting. From the main  drivings-drum, the rope is carried over  the head sheave, down one compartment,  under a movable tail sheave, back to  the second compartment over a second,  head sheave and on to the driving drum.  One cage is inserted between the ends'  of the cable and tho other fastened by-  means of heavy iron clamps, one above  and one below the cage in the adjacent  compartment. This simple arrangement enables us to vary the relative  positions of the cages at pleasure and  also permits .us to use one cage in a  single compartment without reference  to the other.  The hoist is necessarily a geared machine, the motor speed being reduced  by the introduction of cut gearing. To  the main drum is attached a brake ring  upon which is operated a' heavy post  brake. This brake is set automatically  by means of a heavy weight and is released by hydraulic pressure. In the case  of the Yellow Jacket and Belcher, there  are two hoists side by side, both being  operated by one motor. One of these is  intended,for the vertical shaft and the  other for the incline, which leaves the  vertical at-the point where the vein  intersects it. Double deck cages are  used in each compartment of the vertical shafts and a two-ton self-dumping  giraffe .in each compartment of tho inclines.  The hoists have been erected in the  most substantial manner upon concrete  foundations and thero is practically no  vibration and very little noise. The  following table will give complete data  upon each of the four installations:  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker  Street.  J. M. LAY, Manager.  rogue August 17, but the legislators are  working hard with this object in view.  Theoretically tlie house of commons  ends its day's business at midnight, but  the 12 o'clock rule has been suspended  and the past week the house worked  till 5 or 6 in the morning in order to get  through with the ministerial program.  In conseauence it has been a most ill-  tempered assembly. Each hour was  marked by asperities, wliich is quite unusual. T. P. O'Connor says the late  hours were responsible for this. Anybody acquainted with members of parliament can tell at a glance whether  they had been up the night before. The  hair of the members, in that case, is  disheveled, their cheeks -are pale and  there is a certain hysterical acrid ring  in their voices. Many were lying fast  asleep at 5 in- the morning. Indeed,  everybody's temper gives way ' after  these long sittings. The violent scenes  the past week were also partly due to  the excessive heat.  to  to  9\  to  Established Jn Nelson 1890.  -Tho more yniii lin vo lodo with Jacob Dover. Iho Jowelrl, tiro moro you w'.ll understand  how the nbcohrtn Micr-xfiB of'  j-pcrfitlty hmi.-iuhko lirHCiii-eiiilr- on having tiro right things nt tiro ritilrt inlcos, and having tlicm nil thu limo.   Tl.i ��� is whiit hiv  won foruKiiKi-ow ng busr'!CRKMi.cu our beginning ten years ago.   Then onr niclli<-dn nnd our Irentiri'-rrt, of customers fdouIj  Plainly for llK'nisdvet-��s wrori ns jou investrirnio.   Jucob Dover, the Jeweler, ia criuipped to help yen moot rill reonirorr  necessary-.   Make us yin.r Nehori representatives in w��tehci*, precious stones, jowolry. olc, and Int. us (111 your mall orders  responsibility is then with us to keep jou supplied with tho right things nt tho right timo and at, the right prices.  '.a  s  peak  roirionLs  Tiro  to.  to'  ���to:  OUR WATCHMAKING AND JEWELRY DEPARTMENT HAS NO EQUAL IN B. C.  JACOB  DOVER,  THE JEWELER  C. P. R. WATCH INSPEOTOR.  NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  Mail orders receive our prompt  and careful attention. Our prices  re always right. <-  00*00* 00.00.00. 00. 00. 00.00. 00 .00 .00 ,00.00.0. ,Vk.*��.'**<��I��  '*-^',��av--^-Vr^��Vi^��Vr%��^s��^i^����-t^��'<teK ����������*. ������������. ��� ��T�� ���'i-v-''*-., ��� *>��. 0'0'^  i2& '^ ^�� "Jss *^ *Js 1JS& !^ i��% 'jjsa *-^ -^ -^ >�����>���/  ^^-\Ww **^0-T **^^ff* ^*^___& 0^^^& *^^_\w ^*^9 *^l\^0 ^^VSv 0^k\_\_9 0^^^b 0^_W_}> **^Ofc- m__t\w\9     W  '00'00'00'00'00-00'00'00'00'00 '00'00700 *]0~  9\  to  to  9\  9\  9}  -��  JOoos  not  contain any  crrts. Ironbrew. "  harmful  ingredl-  Kiiid of Hoist.  |Douhle Continuous Rope  |Hoist   4   Compartments.  Single Continuous Rope  Hoist for 2 Compartments  Daily capacity from bottom  Make of motor   "TyiKTof "motor -.. xr~.  Size of motor.   Speed of motor ���,������������  Weight of rock......'....  Weight of double deck cage  Weight of two cars (max.).  Weight of rope in each shaft  Weight of total load raised.  Weight of unbalanced load.  Diameter steel rope used..  Weight of rope per foot   Distance load to be hoisted.  Max. rope speed per min...  Weight of incline car   Weight .of rock...   L'gth inc. rope from sheave  Size of incline rope   Length of incline .'...  Size of each compartment..  Unbalanced load on incline.  Max. rope speed per min...  I Angle of inclination   Yellow  . Jacket.  500  tons.  Gen.   Elect.  7200=alter5=  nations M  440 volts.  75 H. P.  450 R. P. M,  3200 lbs.  2200 ibs.  1700   lbs.  189G lbs.-  Belcher.  899G lbs.  3200 lbs.  lin.  1.58 lbs.  1175  ft.  GOO ft.  2000 lbs.  4000 lbs.  J 500  ft.  .1 in.  ���100  ft.  5 ft.x7 in.  4000 lbs.  GOO  ft.  45 deg.  500 tons.  Gen. Elect,  M7200^alt-eT2  nations  440 volts.  75 H. p:  45OR. P. M,  3200 lbs.  2200 lbs.  1700 lbs.  1390 lbs.  Union Shaft  Co.  500 tons.  Gen. Elect.  -M*7200"-altef2  nations  440 volts.  100 H. P.  450 R. P. M.  8490 lbs.  3200 lbs.  1 in.  1.58 lbs.  850 ft.  GOO ft.  2000 lbs.  4000 lbs.  1350 lbs.  1 in.  550 ft.  5ft.x7ft.  4000 lbs.  GOO ft.  36 deg.  3200 lbs.  2100 lbs.  1700 lbs.  2528 lbs.  9528 lbs.  3200 lbs.  lin.  1.58 lbs.  1550 ft.  750 ft.  No inclines.     Con. Cal. &  Va.  600 tons.  West'house  F7200-Slter^  nations  2240 volts  200 H. P.  550 R. P. M.  37G0 lbs.  2951 lbs.  1730 lbs.  5000 lbs.  A COMPLETE LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring. -  local and coast.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds.  W WHAT TOO WANT IS NOT IN STOCK   ~*  wm wu,!. m��kr it for roc  GALL AND GET PRICES,  On tho construction of the Arrowhead &  Kootenay railway In tho Lardo district.  HIGHEST WAGES PAID  NCW WHILE THE WEATHER IS HOT THE BUSY HOUSEWIFE SHOULD USE  & w  In order to secure men without delay-  ordinary labor will be paid $2.23 per day  and axemen $2.50 per day.  GOOD STATION WORK  CAN BE SECURED.  J. A. Sayward  W/im AKD T.AKK aTRJ>KT8. NHI-HOW  W. P. TIERNEY  Telephone 205.-  AGENT FOR GALT COAL  For   further   particulars   apply   to  Nelson Employment Agencies or to  the  Canned Fruits and Fish.   They are as good as  the best home-made  preserves.   Have  a tin-  on your next order.  Wm.   Hunter   &  Co  Bakep Street, Nelson.  *  * * * * * * * * * * * * * * ���:- * .j. .j.  ���I-      All Dominion government, pro- *  vincial government, and legal ad- *  vertisements,   such   as   sheriff's *  sales, etc., will be charged ONE *  CENT A WORD for the flrst in- *  sertion   and   ONE-HALF   CENT *  A "WORD  for  each consecutive *  subsequent insertion. .5.  ��� * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *  CARLSON & PORJER  CONTRACTORS.  Office:  Tv 0 Doors West C. P. R. Offices  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner of Victoria and Kootenay Streets  P. O. Box 559.     o   ��� TELEPHONJ5-.NO.. 95.  13,441 lbs.  37G0 lbs.  11-S in.  2 lbs.  2500 ft.  1250 ft.  No inclines.  ARTHUR    GEE  MERCHANT TA.IL0R  JjADIE-VTATTjOII  MAl'E SUITS.  BAKER     ..  STItKEl' EAST.  ������*.** *** *���** ****** ���*** ���*** ���*** ���;?*'  NOTICE OF ASSIGNMENT.  In each of the foregoing the contin-  lous rope or balanced system has been  fdopted and the actual load lifted  (mounts.to the weight of the rock alone,  Jus the friction losses. The load is  instant at all points in the lift, aiTd the  train upon the mechanism equalized at  111 times except when starting and stop-  ling.  ^The Yellow Jacket hoist was a success  |om  the  start  and  was  operated  for  |iore than a month with a single cage  one compartment.   This is the heaviest test to which the hoist can be sub-  fccted and under  these conditions the  arformance  is  as   near  perfection  as  liy hoist I have ever seen.   Tests were  Jade during the time and the following  Il*e the results:    Weight of cage, 1200  Is.; car, 850 lbs.; rock, 1600-lbs.;'total  feight lifted, 3C50 lbs.   Other conditions  lere:    Maximum rope t.peed, 600 ft. per  Mnute; length of vertical lift, 1175 ft.;  Rme of hoisting,  2  min.   10 sec.  from  lie moment the load was started until  Itge was landed on chairs at the sur-  lice; time to accelarate load, 8 seconds;  pwer required as per wattmeter read-  igs was 88.40 H. P.; theoretical power  [���.quired, 66.40 H. P.   Efficiency of sys-  T-m is therefore about 75 per cent and  [lis includes motor deficiency and all  fiction Josses from secondary of trans  formers.  Secondary voltage was 525 volts before starting and the running voltage  slightly over 500. The maximum current  per phase at starting was 180 amperes  and 85 amperes when operating at full  load. A reading was also taken while  lifting the empty cage at 600 ft. per minute and the wattmeter showed 48 H. P.  It.will therefore be seen that the results obtained are remarkably good and  no trouble should be experienced with  a hoist of this character upon any well  regulated plant.  It is believed the successful operation  of this hoist is a decided advance in  mine hoisting���-not alone in the high  efficiency secured, but also in the large  capacity as compared with the size of  the motor in use. Of course, there are  cases to which this system is not adapted, but wherever it is applicable it is  certainly worthy of serious consideration where economical operation is a  feature of the development  All the hoists are built so that the  speed can be doubled using two motors  instead of one. This would give twice  the capacity named in the table.  Pursuant to the "Creditor's Trust Deeds  jVct" tiiitl amending' acts.  Notroo Is noroby given that Henry Ferguson McLean, heretofore currying on business at the city of-Nelson, In the province  of British Columbia, as a druggist, has by  deed of assignment, made in pursuance of  the ���'Creditor's Trust Deeds jVct," and  amending acts, and bearing date the (th  auy of August, 1UU1, assigned all his real  and personal property to David Morris, of  the said city of Nelson, gentleman, intrust for the purpose of paying and satisfying ratably or proportionately and without preference or priority, the creditors ot  the said Henry Ferguson McLean their just-  debts.  , The said deed was executed by the said  Henry Ferguson McLean on the (ith day of  August, 19ul and afterwards by the said  David Morris on the Gth day of August,  luill, and the said David Morris has undertaken the said trusts created by the said  deed.  All persons, having claims against the  said Henry Ferguson McLean are required  to forward particulars of the same, duly  verified, together with particulars of all  securities, if any, held by them therefor, to  the said trustee David Morris, on or before  ihe 16th day of September, 1901. All persons  indebted to the said Henry Ferguson McLean are required to pay the amounts due  by them to the said trustee forthwith. After  the said 16th day of September, 1901, the  trustee will proceed to distribute the assets  of the said estate among the -parties entitled thereto, having regard only to the  claims of which ho shall then have notice.  Notice is also given that a meeting of the  creditors of the said Henry Ferguson McLean will be held at the office of R. M.  Macdonald, Baker street, Nelson, on Tuesday the 20111 day of August, 1901, at the  hour of 4 o'clock in the afternoon.  DAVID MORRIS, Trustee.  R.   M.   MACDONALD,   Solicitor  for   the  Trustee.  Dated at Nelson this 7th day of August,  1901.  G. M. FARLEIGH,  Specialist.  Also Inventor of Apparatus for Reiiof and  Cure of Deformities of tho    -  Human  Form.  urns  Hrad Officii at  NELSON, B.C.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Markets at   Nelson,   Rossland,   Trail,   Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,   SilvertOD, Nev  Donver, Kovelsfcoko, Ferguson Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouve-*,  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  itenay Butcher Co.  ALL KI.VDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLKSAIjK AX!)  ItlCTAIL  FiSH AND PC ULTaY IN SEASON  ^D��sSlf ���   E. C. TRAVES,"Manager  dllDERS HY MATT, J*II.;C>1VK PROMPT ATl't<*NTK>Nr.  ROSSUAND:  BTSaTr^ERlING   WORKS  CU^IiIFFa^&-=McMIL.LjAN  SEE MY LATEST  INVENTION . , .  Head Office:  Vanoauvor, B. C.  RUPTURE  Four years in British Columbia, during  "Which time a great many ruptured people  have been cured by my r.atented appliances. Send l'or testimonials.  TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:  I  !  My Hernia support nas cured a much  larger perctjntauc of ruptured people than  any otner Truss or inject Ion in .America.  I can prove it. Every appliance I-adjust I  Ikeep in good repair, free of charge *-/hile  it Is necessarily in use. Every appliance  Js constructed and adjusted especially to  suit each case. I have been granted inoro'  :patcrrts for improvements upon trusses  than any mau ir. Canada. (  No matter how hard the rupture or  how hard to hold, I will pay your fare  both ways if you can force it down in any  position with my new Retainer on. Kize  or age immaterial. Infants, children and  adults. ,  Founders,  Boilermakers  and Machinists.  ORE OARS, skips, ctigei*, ore bin doorR, cl'iilc* *.rrd pcneral wrought iron work.     Our ore cars are  the her. on t.'i- market     VYrito us for references arrd full particu ars.  SECOND HAND MACHINERY FOR SAhK.-Orrc 5-foot Pclion wntcrwliccl, widlh COO feet, "8 to 10"  srrrral riveted pipe.   Oue 10x5x13 outside packed pluriRer sinking pump.    Rock drills, stoping  bare, &c. &o.  AGENTS NORDHEY PUMPS. STOCK  CARRIED.  P.   O.   Box  IBS. THIRD   AVENUE.   ROSSLAND.  TELEPHONE 39.  P. O. BOX 527.  eSson Saw & Planing Mills  XjiuvniTEr?.  CHARLES HILLYER, President.  HARRY HOUSTON, Secretary.  lir.vc just 1 eceived *!,0"0,000 fcot of logf frorir Idaho, and wo aro prepared to cut the largest. bilU  of lirribcr* of arry-tirnoiiFiorrH or lengths. JCslinintus givou atari}- time. The lnrgest stock of sanlr,  doors, and mouldings in Kootuirny.  COAST LUMBER OF ALL KINDS ON HAND  OKFJCK AND YARDS:   COHNKRHAIJ, AND K110 NT ST 11EK IS.  A Busy Week in Parliament.  LONDON, August 11.���It is still doubtful if parliament will be able, to pro-  ANNOUNCEMENT  R. A. Elliott, who for somo time has  handled the Hazelwood Company's business in this city, has decided to open a  store on his own account on Ward street,  near Victoria. He will make a specialty of  home made baking and pastry, as well as  pickles and preserves.  FOR   LADIES   ONLY.  I have the privilego of referring you to  some most reliable ladies who have been  cured by my appliances, resident in Victoria, Vancouver and Nanaimo.  Numbers of my Canadian patents:  uary 10, 1S,3S7, 23,793, 21,DOS, 'JiJ.^H;  S, ISM, 40,887.  Jan-  July  AT HUME HOTEL, NELSON,  August 10-th to 15'ili.  OFFICE:    ROOM   4.  Office Hours: 3 a.  m.  to Vi m., 1 p;. *m.  ^.    C p.tii., and 7 p. m. to 3 p. m��� r  to  BOOK BINDIKC  SPECIAL ill!LED BLI\NK BOO'^S  SPECIAL RULID'FORMS-  AT THB BINDERY DEPARTMENT OF  THE TRIBUNE ASSOCIATION, LIMITED,  BURNS BLOCK. NELSON.  DE LAAGE FILS & CO. XXX COGNAC  possesses a delicious bouciuet.  DE LAAGE FILS Ss CO. XXXX COG-  nac is mellowed by its great aqe and is  recommended to connoiseurs, and for medicinal purposes.  SCOTCH WHISKIES.  Agency  with  Full  Stocks at Victoria  for  THK DISTILLERS' COMPANY. LTD.,  Edinburgh, the lnrgest holders In the  world of Scotch whiskies.  THE CALEDONIAN L1QUER SCOTCH  Whiskey is one of their leaders. Try It.  R, P. RITHET & CO., .Ltd.  Victoria,   B.   C.  A. B. Gray, P. O. Box 521. Nelson, B. C,  Kootenay Representative.  R. B. REILEY  ��i:0:.-KSSOR TO  H.   D.   ASHCROFT.  BLACKSMITH AND WOOD WORK El]  EXPERT HORSESHOEINC.  Special attention given to all kinds ol  repairing and custom work from outside  points. Heavy bolts made to ordor or.  short notice.  rTreisterer & CO.  BBEWlCSa AND BOTIXjIBS ov  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Promt ti and regular  delivery to tne ruda  Brewery at Nulstn  NOTICE.  CANCELLATION     OF-   RESERVATION'  KOOTENAY   DISTRICT.  Notice is hereby given that the reservation placed on that particular parcel ot  land, which may be described as commencing at the northeast cornm of Town&hip  10.1,1 Eignt A, Kootenay district, which 13  albo tlie nortneast corner of, blcclt 12.  granted to the Nelson & Fort Slieppard  i:?"y��ay Oompany by crown grant dated  8th March, 18y5: thence due oastaG miles;  thence due south to the international boundary; thence due west alor.g s.ild boundarv  16 miles; thence north to the place of commencement, notice whereof .was published'  In the British Columbia Gazette, and dated  1 th May, liOC, is hereby rescinded.  t^       j    r, . ". r>V. S. GORE.  Deputy Commrssmner of Lands & Works.  Lands and Works Department,  Victoria, B. C, 23rd May,- 1901.  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNER.^  To Herbert Cuthbert-or to any porson or  persons 10 whom. he mav have transferred his interest in the Blend mineral  claim, situate on tlie west fork ot Rover  creek, in the Nel.son mining division of  West Kootenay district, and recorded lu  the recorder's oilrce tor the Nelson min-  . ing  division. * ,.  You and each of you arc hereby notified  that wc have expended four hundred and  eleven dollars in labor .-ind improvement--  upon, the above mentioned mirreral claim  in order "to hild said mineral claim under  llif provisions of the Mincr-il Act, and if  within ninety days ot uie date of this  notice you fail or refuse to contribute vour  portion of such expenditures together with  all costs of advertising your interest In  said claims will become ure property of the  subscribers, undor section 4 of an act on-  titled "An Act to Amend the Mineral Act,  1O00."  FRANK   FLETCHER,  J.   J.   MALONE.  II.    O.    NEELANDS.  10.  T.   TI.   SIMPKINS.  Dntcd nt Nelson this 3rd day of Juno. 1901.  LIQUOR LTCRNCE TKANPFER  NOTICE OK APPLICATION FOR  TjtANSl"*J'JR UF RETAIL LIQUOR H-  UENSK.���Notice is hereby given Hint w.-  IrUend to'apply at the next sitting of the  board of license commissioner* for th���  City of Nelson for tire transfer of the retail liquor license now hold bv Us, for th?  promises known as tho "Olllce ' saloon,  situate orr lot 7 In block 9, sub-division of  lot 93, Ward street, in the **airl Crtv ot  Nelson, to William Robertson Thomson  and Charles C. Clark ot tho. .-,\U1 citv.  JAMES   NEHLANDS,  S.   E.    EMERSON.  Witness:  CIL\S.  R.  McDOXAl.D  Dated at Nclsorr, P.  C,  this 2nd dav of  August, 1901.  NOTICE   OT   ASSIGNMENT.  ===j"votice���is=lio>^by=givclrr=itHat_Geoige���M:���  Fronk, of the city of Nelson, in the piovince of British Columbia, merchant,  currying on business on iiaker street in the  said cily of Nelson, has by deed bearing  date llth day of July, 1901, assigned all  his real and personal property except as  therein mentioned tn A. P. Hay of the city  of Nelson, in the province of British Columbia, accountant, in trust for the purposo of paying and satisfying r.ite.iblv and  proportionately and without preffre'r'ce or  priority the creditors of the said Georgo  AI. Fronk.  The said deed was executed by the said  George M. Fronk and the said A. P. Hay  on tho llth day of July, 1901, and the said  A. P. Hay has undertaken the trust created by the said  deed.  All persons having claims against the  said George M. Kronk are required to forward to the said A. P. Hay, Nelson, B. C,  particulars of their claims, duly verllled,  on  or before the 15th day of Auiruit, 1901.  j\ll persons Indebted to the sard George  M. Ki-onk are required to pay the amount  due by tlrern to the said trustee forthwith.  And notice Is hereby given that after tho  lath day of August, 1901, the trustee will-  proceed to distribute the assoti of the estate among the parties entitled thereto,  having regard only to the claims which  the said trustee siiall then havo had  notice.  And further take notice that a meeting of the creditors will be held at the ofll-  ces of the undersigned on the 20th day of  .Inly, 1901, at 10 o'clock a. m., for the giving of directions with reference to the disposal of the estate.  GALLIHER & WILSON,  Solicitors for Trustee.  Iv. XV. C. Block, Bauer Street, Nelson.  Dated this llth day of July, 1901.  (No. ITS.) '  CERTIFICATE  OF THR  REGISTRATION  OF  AN  KXTJRA  PKOVIVCTAL rOMPANY. COM-  PANIKS AOT, m.  T hereby certify that, the " German Mining and  Milling Company" has this day been registered  ns an Kxtra Provincial Company, under tha  "Companio* Act. IR97," to carry out or effect all  or any of the objects hereinafter sot forth to  which the legislative authority of the Legislature of Uritish Columbia ox tends.  The head office of tho Company is situato in  Iho City of Tacoma, State of Washington,  U. S. A.  Tire amount of Iho capital of tho Company is  one hundred Ihousntid dollnrs. divided into ono  hundred thousand chares of one dollar each.  ���1 ho head office of the Company in this Province in fituato at. Nelson, arrd Richard Pape, Labourer, whose address is Nelson aforesaid, is tho  attorney for the Company.  The timo of tho oxistcwo of tho Company is  fifty years.  Givon under my hand a*r*d s<-al of oflico nb  Victoria. Province of Hri'ish Colnmbia, this 10th  dayof June, one thousand niuo hundred and  one.  11.. s.J *     S. Y��� WOOTTON  RcgHnir.of Joint Companies.  Th" objects for which the Company has been  CKlablNlieri are tlrnst- ml out Irr tho Certificate of  "or*i-lrilion granted to tho Company un tho lstr  F-'limnrv. l��0!* and wlii-lr nnpfars in tho Uritish  Columbia Ua'.otlo ou tlio ISlh February. 1S97, .t-J  <*~ 1  i  v�� I  I  m  :.  ;!-.*!  mi*>  \7\ i\  St**.-  B  .1-  A  ;*;  ��� Hi:  te'- -iii  tv; . ���i i  M-  M  m  Iff  IB  m  THE TRIBUNE . KELSOK, B CL4 MONDAY, AUGUST 12, 1901  WE HAVE -JUST RECEIVED  F  ml  ' f  Furniture  CONSISTING OF  IRON BEOS  fJATTAM  GOODS  i     UPHOLSTERED  I GOODS  TABLES  iSi  h.'r'  hi!  CHAIRS  \L  "I  DESI^S  hit  vii  }  n  I** '5  l.tl !i  5!  MATTRESSES  BRASS BEDS  IRON BEDS  CHILDREN'S COTS  FOLDING BEDS  BABY CARRIAGES  GO CARTS  HIGH .CHAIRS  CRADLES  ARM CHAIRS  RECEPTION CHAIRS  MUSIC STANDS  VERANDA CHAIRS  PARLOR SUITES  COUCHES  DAVENPORTS  ' LOUNGES  MORRIS CHAIRS  WIRE BACK CHAIRS  LEATHER GOODS     ^ .  *  EXTENSION TABLES  KITCHEN TABLES  LIBRARY TABLES  CENTER TABLES  HALL TABLES  DINING ROOM CHAIRS  HALL CHAIRS  KITCHEN CHAIRS  OFFICE! CHAIRS-  BAR CHAIRS  TILTING CHAIRS  HIGH CHAIRS  VERANDA CHAIRS  ROCKING CHAIRS  COMMODE CHAIRS  ROLL TOP DESKS  FLAT TOP DESKS  TYPEWRITER DESKS  COMBINATION DESKS  HAIR MATTRESSES  MOSS MATTRESSES  WOOL MATTRESSES  FIBRE MATTRESSES  EXCELSIOR MATTRESSES  SOAPS  SOAPS  iSBatBEBBOBtESn  TOILET   SOAPS  We have just opened up an assortment of Fine Toilet Soaps of  American, French and English manufacture, ranging in price fromlO  cents a cake up.   Any and all are exceptionally good value.  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  VICTORIA  BLOCK  NELSON,   B. C.  Bed Room Sets, Sideboards, Wardrobes, Ladies'Dressing  Tables, China Closets, Kitchen Cupboards, Ladies'  Secretaries, Combination Book Cases,  Hall  Racks,   Etc.  m  m  hill'  r if  LAWRENCE   HARDWARE   CO,  Importers and Dealers in Shelf and Heavy Hardware.  ���ta  ��T**��   ���?���   ���% �������  ���?���   ���?���   t%  *|��   ��|*   ��%   *|*   *j>J��  ���%  ���?*   ��l*  ��|��  *|*  *..;��� Paid   Locals,   TWO   CENTS   a   *  * word each insertion. No local ac-   *  * cepted for less than 25 cents.       *  ���J* ��J# ���?��� ���% *J*�� *J-�� ���>?* _��|# ���J** ���|* *��|* ��j�� ���J�� ���!��� ��jj-�� *J�� *j* ��^-��  CITY AND DISTEIOT.  CORNER BAKER AND KOOTENAY STREETS.  Born in Nelson on the afternoon of tho  10th instant,  to  the wife of A.  Ferland of  Carbonate street, a daughter.  *   *   *  The   vice-president   of   the   operatic   society is S. S. Fowler, and not S. S. Taylor.  G.' W. B. llcathcote is treasurer.  * ���   ���      ..  Over one hundred steamboats, tug boats,  launches, rowboats, and canoes were  counted on tho stretch of water between  Five-mile point and the mouth of Grohmaii  creek on Saturday afternoon.  * *   �� .  The bush fires along the Nakusp & Slocan branch arc giving the C. P. 'li. officials  considerable (rouble. Ono of (he long trestles Was burned out yesterday evening and  another was threatened. Jt is likely that  the lire may interfere with trafiic over the-  branch for a day or so.  .        *        M '  Messrs. Stevens and Guthrie will be in  ji.ast Kootenay today for the purpose of  fixing tho liiral location ot" the British Columbia Southern section of the road which  James ,J. jiill is building in from Jennings,  Montana. This" work, it is expected, will  be ready for the contractors within the  pext wccli.  * * ..*  Maxwell Stevenson, junior, who has  charge of the development of the Highlander mine at .Ainsworth, met with a serious accident on Saturday afternoon by being caught with a piece of falling rock.  Mr. Stevenson was knocked down by the  blow and another piece broke one. of his  logs below the knee. Or. LaBau mado a  special trip to Ainsworth on Saturday  evening to attend him.  * ���   ��  The small boys who go bathing in the  vicinity of the Honcyman foundry arc giving the local telephone company no end .  of trouble. At this point the company has  a cable strung for bringing over the wires-  from the other side, but the 'small boys  discovered it and used it for the purpose of  a tug of war with the result that the telephone service "with the other side of the  lake nas been seriously disarranged.  11. F. Green, M.��� l-��.P., of Kaslo, has been  in the city for several days. Mr. Green  came down on business with the department of lands and works, but was sum-  =moiied=home=by=telegram=before=he^could=  have it transacted. If he came down to  negotiate for a .portfolio it would seem  lo have been with as little success, for all  the cabinet ministers are still doing business at tho old stand.���Victoria Times.  * ��   ���  The proceeds of the ball which,is to be  given in the park tomorrow evening will  ue used to defray the cost of tho rrew shell  which tire club will be required to purchase  for the regatta to bu held here next summer. This shell will cost something like  ���fMO which, however, will be but a small  Item in the expense bill which the local  club will have to shoulder In connection  With the regatta.' The best of music will  be    furnished     for    the    dance    Tuesday  evening.  * *   *  _iipUiiri Gilford of the Silver King mino  was in Nelson yesterday. JJe has the new  .school building nt the mine well under way  nru| ja anxious to sec whnt'klrrd of a school  inarm the educational department will  send him. Ho said that it |s only fair that  are applicants for the position xjioukl understand that the new school will affrird  excellent matrimonial possibilities. It is  no place for an old maid with store teeth.  There are three or four good catches at  tne mine. and the lucky school mar m  stands tff get not only a husband but a  comfortable house as well, as the management will undertake to provide the latter  it tne advent of the school marm makes  a benedict out of its storekeeper of bookkeeper.  * ��   ���  The C. P. R. officials report that the  striking trackmen on the Columbia & Kootonay branch are following the example of  tlie men on tire Rossland and Columbia Ss  Western branches and are going back to  work. It is reported that the greater number of the trackmen on the C. & K. were  at work on Saturday and within the week  it is expected that all the places on this  branch as well as those on the Nakusp Ss  Slocan will be filled. The company claims  to have more men than it requires, but an  effort is being made wherever practicable  lo get the old men back. That, it is said,  will be more difiicult on the Nakusp Ss  Slocan than on any of the other branches  as many" of the track foremen on this  jiraripji have sought work elsewhere. It  js H-iifJ that' tjie end of the week will see  the strike jifte'l fro'ni all the branch lines  operated froni Nclspii,  ' *   ���   ���  C,  W.  Mc/Vnn of Kaslo was in Nelson  yesterday. He says that it is generally understood throughout the Slocan that R. F.  Green is to be taken into the Dunsmuir  cabinet. Mr. McAnn said there was very  little difference of opinion as to Mr.  Green's chance of: re-election in the event  ol f;is again soliciting the suffrage of the  peupre. 'j.hp. strongest candidate mentioned  as an opponent to. the present member is  Chris Foley, the labor leader, and while  ���I is generally admitted that Foley would  mako a. good race, it is by no means certain that he would consent to run, as the  Slocan is like all other districts in that  there is a very strong feeling against carpet- baggers. In the event of another congest it is predicted that Green will show  ? wonderful growth in his following in the  citv of Kaslo.  PERSONALS.  James T. Downey of the Silver Hill mine  is at tho Tremont.  .   *   .  J.  M.  Bell and  TT.  AV.  D. Armstrong of  Toronto are at the Phair.  .   .   .  Justice Dubuc and A. C. Lariviere, M. P.,  of Winnipeg, are at the Phair.  *. ���   ��  R. E. Cooper of Toronto and Harry  Cooper of Vancouver are at the Hume.  * *     a  George C. Tunstall has returned from a  trip through the Boundary. At Greenwood  George mot i Jack -Oates, who said he had  just walked in from lake Pierre, a distance  of 40 miles to get his mail. ���  * *   ���  T. G. Roy of. the Silver Hill mine has  returned from a six weeks' holiday, trip,  in which'he took ln New Mexico, the Pan-  American show at Buffalo, and his old  home In the province of ���Qeubec. He leaves  for tho mine today.  PAID  LOCALS.  Nelson Hotel Bar. -Don't forget the  "Strathcona Horse Punch." On today;  Try it.  Is a tonic and food as well as a beverage;  Ironbrew.  .   Try it." Ironbrew.  Green Hands. Make a Mess of It.  The Rossland World of Saturday has the  following as a special telegram from  Northport: "About 1 o'clock this morning  the smelter management, which had been  trying to start another furnace in ordsi-  to attempt to produce a higher grade-of  matte than has been obtained since the  =lockout,=attemptod=to=tap=the=second^furi=  nace. Owing to the unskilled work of the  green employees, the entire molten contents "of the furnace was emptied on the  floor of the smelter. The fiery stream ran  across the floor of'the smelter and into the  ditch which runs alongside the settling  tank. On reaching the water the molten  mass began to escape. The settling tank  containing tons of matte valued at about  $3000 was blown to atoms and the contents  of the tank was precipitated into the  ditch, also exploding, the stream of boiling metal flowing into the water ditch,  causing a continuous series of explosions  for some time. -At each explosion a great  mass of flame and fiery metal was hurled  high In the ah*. All the employees, both  those orr shift and those at sleep in the  bunk house on hearing the explosion and  seeing the Haines in the sky, Ignorant of  the cause, and believing their end had  cjortic, ran for their lives Into tho hills,  those from the bunk house leaving In  their night clothes. They have beep venturing back since In small bands, but many  have not been heard from, although their  clothes am) possessions are loft behind.  Lardeau Coming to the Front.  The following are the ore shipments  made up to date from tho Lardeau district. The figures are approximately correct, says the Trout Lake Topic, except  those of the Nettle L., which have to a  certain extent been guessed at. They are,  however, well within the mark:  Tons.      Value.  Silver Cup 1020      S*150,9(J0  Nettle    L  470 58,750  Triune    92 23,751  Cromwell         7 793  St.   Elmo.... ,.,,.,    (I 510  Ethel     :    17 1,598  Broadview    20 l.BGl  Great Northern    2S 1,314  Lade Group       6 1,320  Total    ....:-. 1G72      S*225,6S9  Was Merely a Family Jar.  The Rossland Miner tried to make it appear that there would be a strike at the  Granby company's mines at Phoenix, and  tht following is what the Phoenix Pioneer  says of the matter: "Last week there v\.*i<  ... little misunderstanding between som* of  the carpenters employed by the Granby  pompany and William Yolen Williams, the  pnpular superintendent, in regard to repair-  TELEPHONE 27  ec.   :B"3rr:E!:e,s & oo.  Store, Corner Bakor and Josephine St  PAINTS, OILS AND GLASS.  GARDEN   TOOLS.  REFRIGERATORS    rubber and cotton hose.  ���WTnni-mn  POULTRY  NETTING  Sole   Agents   for   Giant   Powder   Company   and   Truax   Automatic   Ore   Cars.  IsTELSOlsr  STOKES   AT  ZKZ-A-SJLO  S^.2rTID01sr  ALL THE FLOUR MADEW THE GOMRAf^lSFRQHSPEGIALLy SELECTED WHEAT  Em  &  =ing^a=bridge=on=the=G"riPriRf7=for=the-pnr--  pose of keeping up the ore siprnents from  this camp uninterruptedly. This week Mr.  Williams met those interested in the matter, and after due consideration by both  sides, an adjustment was arrived at  that was satisfactory to all. While the  greater part of the carpenter work to be  done till tne new buildings go up later in  the year Is already finished, Mr. Williams  has put several carpenters at work, and  will,put on more us needed. Those that conferred with Mr. Williams are not slow to  appreciate the consideration which ho  showed them. .On his part Air. Williams  .say.*- that tho company is not looking for  trouble, but is in the business of mining,  and wishes to get along amicably with its  employees. j\s he puts it, it was merely a  little "firmlly jar," which Is now over.  Probably no mining superintendent In  Kootenay or* Yale is more popular with his  employees than is Mr. Williams."  Duncan United Mines.  The Duncan United Mines, Limited,' is  the name of-tho company which has been  registered in Lpnclon to take over the business of the ��� rjunpan Mines, Limited. The  capital of the new company- is ��300,000 in  shares of ��1 each. Objects: To acquire  gold, silver and other mines, mining rights  and metalliferous land in British Colum-.  bia or elsewhere; to take over the business  of the Duncan, Mines, Limited, (In liquidation); to adopt an agreement with the  said old company* and to carry on the  business of miners, explorers, metallurgists, financiers, iron founders, engineers,  wood workers, sawyers, farmers, shipbuilders, ship-owners, etc. No initial public issue. The number of directors is not  to be less than three nor more than six;  the subscribers are to appoint the flrst.  Qualification, ;C250. Remuneration, ��1000  per annum and a share in the profits, divisible. Registered offices, 6 Great Winchester street, E. C.  =race=il���lii.s=oi>porrent=stodd=for:=(l)���Retlis^  ' trihutlon; (2) ���Competition in railways; (3)  Fiscal reform; and, in addition, was right-  minded In the matters of Compulsory1 Arbitration and Oriental .Immigration. Trot  out the candidate, and you can have a  chance to lose all the V. V. & 13. and Wells  money that you ever earned.  Debentures Not Easily Sold.  Apparently Canadian municipal debentures are somewhat of a drug on tho market, judging from the tenders received by  tne city of Winnipeg. Out of .��000,000 l_pcr  cent .debentures offered by the city, only  one-third, or $300,000, have boen placed.  This amount was alloted in two pontons  to Montreal firms, at the price of Si'.Y.) and  ���fUS.IO respectively. It is quite easy to understand that owing to the vast expansion  of Canadian trade local firms can phice  their money to bettei advantage than lu l  per cent debentures. In view of the solidity  pf the guarantee ofi'ered by such a city as  W.uri'pi-g, one would almist fancy that insurance cornpairics In this country might  have beer*, ghul of the investment had it  beep iTought to their notice.���London  i.^On&'riiul) Mining Review.  Ee-openini? of Public Schools Postpone d  By an order of the department of education, passed on the 7th, the schools of  ihe province will not re-open until the 19th  ii:atant.  "I  Trot Out Your Candidate.  The Victoria Post, which is the official  organ in Victoria of the V. V. Ss B. crowd  and tho semi-official organ of the chief  commissioner of lands and works, says  that it is not hoeing the same furrow as  the Rossland Miner and the Nelson Miner,  but at the same timo it would like to bring  about the retirement of John Houston from  the legislature. It is of opinion that Houston  would  never know  he started in  the  Is  sold  everywhere.   Ironbrew.  Thorpe & Co. bottle it. Ironbrew.  =i^*ttm*&*mmfett*:tt&ttes*r  gr ft,  "ft ��.._    .        _    _...   m. ___._.____.___.   __. "ft  THE ATHABASCA %  91  :         ". <j��  '����� . m  i\\ Phosphate V'r/;/��� non-intoxicating. A ��jt,  ifi great nerve stimulant and a very palat- /jx,  (ij able drink for hot days. j|i,  |   ROAST   LOIN   OF   BEEF   |  �� FOR LUNCH |  % $  ; 'Sieeee eeeeee *. \* * *** *���*���*���*���** -a!*'--  HIM S. CAMEBON  INSURANCE.  REAL ESTATE  and MINING BROKER  . REPRESENTS ������--.-  Tho  Best  Fire  and  Life  Insurance  Companies Doing Business in the City.  Money  to  loan at 8 per cent  upon Improved   property.   Interest   payablo   semii-  annually.   Principal  payablo  annually.  HOUSES TO  RENT CHEAP.  tf* *���*���*��� *.*&. *.*.*���***���. *.*���* *.*���*. *���*���*��� ���-*���*,.  -**�� =S\.  fit tti  I K. H. PLAYFORD & 00. f  91 l(.  !t�� 9)  S MADDEN"   BLOOK          '$\  91 W  ��} NELSON.                      'fl  '!>   ���*���  91 Hi  | TOBACCO   AND   CIGAR f  * MERCHANTS. ��  ii 9i  il  .   . 91  ���11   (h  n <!'  5 P. 0. Box 637. Telephone 117. jg  ���*���******.*.***.  A GKNT. I* vKKR STRKKT. -  FISHING TACKLE  WE HAVE THE BEST  FLIES  AND   THE:  BEST LEADERS MADE.  Minnows, silver and gold and Phnntoina  Silk  Lines  Landing Nets  And a ��plerrdid line of all fishing requisites.,.  CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO,  \ K.-W, O. Block.      Coruor Ward and BakorQtfl��

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