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 V  ESTABLISHED   1892  j&.*nf ra_P.:A^0\M}_. i***-.  fltfe  THUKSDA.Y MORNING,   AUGUST  15,   1901  DAILY EDITION"  ITISH  COLUMBIA   NEWS  KNE   TRAMWAY   AT   SANDON  BURNING.  [sb. Fires Doing Great Damage���Ru-  (aors and Conditions of Rossland  Strike���General Notes,  l\NDON, August 14,���[Special to The  [nine.]���Bush fires are burning the  |ne tram  and   fears are entertained  tlio safety of the mine buildings.  |< tram is a three-rail surface tram  I) feet long and cost in the neighbor-  id of $35,000. It is not known yet  serious the damage will be. All  [jmine force and a gang from town  \ii been engaged all clay fighting the  The  lower  terminals,   ore  house  lower tram connecting with the C.  Ft. track are considered safe, but the  Ji'age to the upper tram may inter-  with the operation of the property.  the Payne buildings and tramway  fperty are covered by insurance.  heavy bush fire is doing terrible  Iruction to timber in the neighbor-  Id of Sproule's/and Twelve Mile on  1IC'& S. railroad. .  strike Notes From Rossland.   ,  )SSLAND,   August 14.���[Special   to  Tribune.]���Thero '..wero   persistent  fors floating about Rossland all to-  concerning a  supposed  settlement  Ithe  labor troubles.    There  was  no  lulatioh for any of the stories.   Ber-  Id McDonald drove hurriedly down to  Ithport last night and returned this  fsrnoon.   His mission was not known,  there is no question pending either  Jorthport or here between the nian-  iinent and the union,  hie manager of the Le Roi sent the  [owing  cable   to   his   London   direc-  i'on July 30th.7 It makes funny read-'  ibere  in  the light of  recent  news  m ithe   siiielter   town:     "Northport  ilter is now; independent of strikers.  Inty of non-union men to smelt G00  is per day employed.    This and the  2ision  not to  yield  to  the' demands  'Rossland' Miners' Union having been  Iblished will be likely:; to ^influence an  Irly termination1 of the" strike here:" .'���;  [Important news from London regard-  the Le Roi meeting there tomorrow  responsible . for ./tlie   many, rumors  ItiTent here .today..   . ���  [The Rossland Trades and Labor Coun-  (l   at ���their'" annual  meeting  yesterday  Haced the Rossland  Miner on, the unfair list for its persistent misrepresentation of all organized labor's actions.  [The  matter  will   come  up   again, next  Tuesday,  when  a further step  will   be  aken in the matter.  Smith   Curtis   has   returned   from   a  ���x   weeks'. stay   in   the   Similkameen  iuntry.  - N.-*xs From the Boundary.  GREENWOOD, August 14.���[Special  The Tribune.]���The by-law granting  e Greenwood smelter a bonus of ?3600  is passed yesterday 50 to 30. The hots was passed last year, but' owing to  strike in an eastern factory, the plant  fl not reach here in time to fulfill Condons of the by-law and it had to be  "su bnii ttedr-  Boundary shipments now exceed any  strict In the province. The strike lias*  rerfered with Rossland shipments, but  3 Boundary would have led in any  *nt. The total Boundary tonnage end-  ���r with July was 209,769 tons.  VHara's Boundary survey party have  rved from Similkameen to the vicin-  of Cascade, where the boundary line  ing the line of railway construction  in <loubt.  JRAND PORKS. August 14.���[Special  The Trbune.]���Leo Long and Thomas  irk, well-known Spokane mining men,  ssed through here today en route to  public for the. purpose of inspecting  s Lone Pine-Surprise.  3. Charles, right-of-way agent of the  pat Northern railway, has nearly com-  ���ted his duties in this section.  The members of the International  undary Survey are now engaged east  Cascade.  The plans of the Republic-Marcus  inch of the Great Northern railway  ween here and Phoenix have been  minted to the lands and works de-  ���tmeut for approval. Work cannot  started until the provincial govevn-  nt grants the necessary authority tc  ss crown lands. This permission, it  expected, will be forthcoming shortly,  tarry Donough has returned from  inklin camp, situated on the east  k of the north fork of Kettle river,  nit 45 miles from Grand Forks. He  iressed the belief that the mineral  llth of that section far surpasses any-.  Lig in the Boundary. Speaking to  tr correspondent today he said: "All  ^t Franklin requires is railway translation. The ledges are immense, the  mation is perfect and the values in  cl,coppei* and silver are exceedingly  h. The same applies to Gloucester  1 McKinley camps in the same local-  This season's development work  , shown up the claims better than  tr, while new strikes have been made  ly. An open cross-cut on the Banner  feet wide and 16 feet deep is all in ore  1 the walls on either side have hot  in   reached.    This   ore   will   average  per ton. A cross-cut tapping the  1 at a depth of 250 feet distant har  versed over 30 feet' of $8 ore. As  in as the lead is followed I have no  ibt high grade pay shutes like the  surface showing will be encountered.  "John Myers has opened up the Banner lead on the Bullion, the adjoining  claim, by means of an eight-foot shaft'.1  Newby, Merchant and Garnet have a  bonanza in tho Gloucester. They have  sunk a 40-foot shaft through solid ore  that would almost stand transportation  by wagon. On Gloucester Creek hill  and Minion by means of a 12-foot surface cross-cut they have opened a rich  copper-gold lead the width of the working."  Mr. Donough did the assessment on  the Surprise, Doctor, Big Three and Annex. He found the contact on the Big  Three and Doctor and opened a promising lead on the Surprise, but its extent cannot be determined without additional work.  Two gangs of men are engaged building the extension of the North Fork  wagon road towards Franklin camp. The  appropriation will it -is believed, be exhausted at a point 15 miles south of  Franklin if reached. It will require  considerable money to build a road  across the Rock Slide, a narraw pathway  half way up tho mountain beyond Lynch  creek. The existing trail is a great  boon and enables'' prospectors to pack  in supplies.  IT IS RICH IN POSSIBILITIES  SMILKAMEEN DISTRICT AND ITS  MINERAL DEPOSITS.  Vancouver's News Quota. ' c  - VANCOUVER, August 14.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���The New Vancouver  Coal Company decided temporarily to  close clown No. 1 and Protection Island  shafts, his action was taken in consequence of lack of shipping; facilities  through the strike at San Francisco.  Notices of the shut down, commencing  .Thursday, were posted on all workings  except No. 5 and Hartwood shafts. Coal  mining is the-only industry in Nanaimo,  a town of 7000 inhabitants, therefore  the shut-down is bad, especially as  mines in the district which support a  population of nearly the same size are  in a similar predicament. The use of  oil in California foreshadows a lessening demand for coal in the future.  ������' The inquest concerning the death,of  Quinn,Tire'boss at No. 3 Extension, has  been postponed one week in order to  further investigate the matter. The  cause of the explosion is still a mystery, but the theory is advanced that  tool thieves, who have stolen a number  of miners' implements of, late, may be  ���responsible. Quinn's body was not badly Jiurhed and the authorities do not  believe the explosion was due to his  carelessness. Government inspector  Morgan is making a thorough inquiry.  The mine is being flooded to extinguish  the fire and several months must elapse  before it en be pumped out and worked again.  Arrangements : are still 'pending for  the sale cf the British Columbian Iron  Works plant to tlie Albion Iron Works  of Victoria. The deal will aggregate  nearly   $100,000.  The new bridge is to cross Fraser  river above Ashcroft for the accommodation of Cariboo people, according to  a statement of hon. W. C. Wells here  today. Chief government engineer Gamble and expert; Wad dell, who is in charge  of the Westminster bridge, left" today  to make an inspection. Mr. Wells said  today that the Great Northern, Canadian Pacific or some other railway  would be given the right-of-way over  the bridge. The Great Northern is expected to build into Vancouver from  South Wetminster on completion.of the  bridge.  American fishery authorities last night  seized a Canadian fishing boat in American waters.;  The provincial Epworth League convention opened here today.  Transportation   Facilities   Are   Eadly  Needed���Opinions of Mining Mi n  Who Have Investigated.  Revelstoke Notes.  REVELSTOKE, _August 14.���[Special  to The Tribune.]���Contractor Stewart  is building storehouses two miles west  of Field for a camp on the construction  of the cut-off, seven miles of which is  to be built to avoid the heavy grade  west of Field. Active work will begin the first part of September. It will  require three to five hundred men.  The new C. P. R. hotel at Field is  ready for the plasterers. Tourist business to that point is rushing.  A considerable body of nice looking  copper ore has been struck in Jordan  pass, about 12 miles from town.  Lipton Sails Away  LONDON, August 14.���Sir Thomas  Lipton started for the United States this  morning, leaving a cheering crowd of  accuaintancos and well wishers w'?o  had assembled nt.tbe station to bid him  farewell. His compartment on the train  was half filled with flowers, including  a model of the Shamrock II, the hull  being of manganese bronze from the  trimmings of the plates used on the  Shamrock II. gold plated; the rigging  of gold cords and the sails of woven  flowers. It was the gift of Miss May  Morell. Sir Thomas' party included  Charles Russell, J. B. Holliard and Robert Ure. George L. Watson, the yacht's  designer, will join the party at Liverpool. When the time drew near for the  train to leave the crowd cheered sir  Thomas, sang ".For He Is a Jolly Good  Fellow" and called for a speech. Sir  Thomas thanked those present for their  kind wishes and expressed the hope that  the Shamrock II would fulfill all expectations. "We have dene all on this  side that could be clone," said he, "and  the boat is in the hands of the most  skilled vachtsmen in the United Kingdom. If we fail we shall know we  have been beaten by the genius of high  feeling sportsmen who know more about  the game than we." Sir Thomas stepped  on the moving train amid the outbursts  of cheering.  It is said that the roar of a lion can  be heard further than the sound made  by any other living creature. Next to  that comes the note of a woman who  has found a mouse in her bureau.  PRINCETON, August 13.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���The numerous camps of  tlie Similkameen have recently been undergoing a thorough and painstaking  examination at the hands of a number  of mining men.. The district is a large  one in area and time is required to gain  only an impartial knowledge of the extent of its hiineraL deposits. That it is  rich in gold, silver, copper and lead,  has extensive measures of good coal and  is really an ideal country to mine in is  generally known on the outside. It  is also known that it lacks railway  transportation, which for the moment  serves as its greatest drawback, and is,  therefore, only in its prospective stage.  The government is apparently endeavoring to solve the railway problem by  having the Hope range surveyed for a  feasible pass for the proposed Coast-  Kootenay railway, and it may be stated  here, in advance of the official report,  that a pass will be found. In fact, during the past five years the Hope range  has received consideration in the matter  of preliminary surveys by the Canadian  Pacific railway, the Victoria, Vancouver  & Eastern railway and by D. C. Corbin  of Spokane, and there is today in this  city profile maps of one of the routes  showing" all tho altitudes between the  Coast and the Columbia river. When  a railway is built it will open up one of  the richest sections of the prpvince,  callable of producing an ore tonnage that  will surely satisfy the' most avaricious  railway magnate on the continent.  Regarding its mineral resources the  correspondent of The Tribune interviewed four gentlemen who have been  in the district with a view to obtaining  their opinion. This is what they say:  Speaking of the ore deposits of Copper  mountain, T. J. Vaughan-Rhys, M. E..  of Vancouver said: "My business has  been to examine new localities noted for  their copper showings. I have been all  over the Pacific slope as far" south as  Arizona. Nowhere have I seen such  large surface showings of copper ores  as on Copper mountain. Looking over  the claims on that mountain it struck  me that the time had not arrived' for-  the investment of large capital, but I  am more than satisfied that there is  a splendid opportunity for the middleman to take hold and develop claims  preparatory to turning them over to  larger syndicates. Then it will require  capital to operate them'on a.n extensive  scale, treating the ore locally, in fact,  much the same as the Granby company  is doing in the Boundary district. This  cannot be done until transportation facilities are provided, meanwhile there  is much that the claim owner can do in  exploiting the surface showings in strip-  pings, etc., that will naturally enhance  the value of the properties."  L. L. Patrick, M. E., of Molsoni, Washington, on his return from a week's  visit to Roche Rivor camp had the following to say: "I consider the Roche  ^River'camp'as'liaving'the'richest^quartz1  veins yet found in the district. The  veins are small, measuring from a few  inches up to two and three feet, carrying values in tellurium and copper. With  a smelter here it would pay haudsomely  to pack out the ore a distance of 38  miles. The present trail is one of the  roughest I have ever traveled over in  this province, and until a more easy  access is available into that section  I am afraid capital will hardly venture  there. It is essentially a "poor mail's"  camp and Its location makes it an ideal  one to carry on mining development.  One instance of the richness of the ores  came under my observation. Last winter Hugh Kennedy, who owns the Pa-  sayton claini, packed out 1000 pounds  of ore a distance of 70 miles over the  Hope trail to the railway and sold the  same to a Vancouver metallurgist for  70 cents per pound, netting sufficient to  live on all that winter in comparative  luxury. I was pleased to note also that  this new El Dorado is now the mecca  for the pros'iector as I passed several  outfits en route to the camp."  After a fourth visit to the camps of  the district, James D. Sword, M. E., of  Rossland unhesitatingly stated that for  its area it contained more varieties of  ore than any other section of the province. He said: "I have taken in most  of the camps from Aspen Grove to Kennedy mountain. The Nickel Plate mine,  in i-Iedley camp is the best developed  property. Some of the iron ore���an  arsenical iron or mispickel���is phenomenally rich. While I do not believe the  tonnage of this camp will be as large  as some of-the older camps in the Kootenays and the Boundary, it will, in my  opinion, be of a far higher grade. On  Copper mountain, which, by the way,  has the largest amount of work done  in the aggregate of any camp in the  Similkameen, the ore deposits are all  very similar, being an eruptive rock  highly mineralized with copper pyrites  and, in places, bornite. There is no  question but that they are by far the  largest showings of copper ore in southern British Columbia. On Kennedy  mountain there are also many remarkable exposures of ore of a practically similar character and occurrence. In fact  there is little room for doubt but that  it is  geologically  the  same camp  as  Copper mountain. Taking it altogether,  the Similkameen district is a most promising one with its varieties of ores, its  coal measures, its immense stretches  of grazing and timber lands, and its  water powers. What is needed mostly  is railway transportation. Until a road  is constructed it will be simply impossible to carry on mining development on  any large scale. The salvation, in fact,  of all the country west from Midway to  the Coast is a railway, and no let up  should be made upon the government  until this much-desired undertaking is  accomplished."  Speaking of Copper and Kennedy  mountains, Smith Curtis, M. L. A. for  the Rossland riding, said: "It is safe  ,to say that in no other locality in the  province can be found such extensive  copper deposits as on these two mountains? The ore is generally low grade  and must be mined by companies with  ample capital, owning their own smelters. There is not room in most cases  for both mining and smelting profit in  handling ores. Claini. owners should  recognize this and not ask too much  for their properties or refuse amalgamation with adjoining properties where  the promoters are men of means guaranteeing ample funds for exploitation.  Summit City camp with its silver-lead  properties will, with development,, turn  out some promising mines. 'The trail  to this camp is simply a disgrace and  one ceases to wonder at the lack of development when they make the trip  into that camp and surmount the many  difficulties encountered in getting there.  I believe the Similkameen is destined  to become one of the greatest mining  sections of the province whenever it is  afforded railway facilities' and adequate  roads, trails and bridges to-the different mining camps," he concluded.  MET DEATH IN A TUNNEL  WOODWORK   CAUGHT  FIRE AND  PREVENTED ESCAPE.  BOTH SIDES  MAKE GAINS  CONDITION OF THE GREAT STEEL  STRIKE YESTERDAY.  Sixty-five Thousand Men, It Ts Now  Estimated,   Are  Directly   Involved in the Tie Up.  PITTSBURG, August 14.���Both sides  made material gains today in the great  strike being waged against the- United  States Steel Corporation by. the Amalgamated Association. Tho remaining  force at the plant of the National Tube  Works at McKeesport joined the strikers and that great plant is.now practically silent. The: situation today can  'be generally summarized as follows: In  regard to the numbers the last strike  ordered by president Shaffer has been  obeyed by 20,000.men and the total number of men who struck or are aiding  by their orders is now placed at 65,000.  The manufacturers continue to hold  their ground a.t Chicago, .Toliet, Bay-  view, Youn<*stown. Columbus, the Kis-  minotas valley and in all of the Carnegie plants except, the Lower Union mill  in Pittsburg. The steel in:*nagers also  count on the refusal of the furnace men  of the Mahoning and Shenandoah valleys to strike as a victory. The strikers  scored heavily at McKeesnort today,  when nearly 3000 men and boys employed by the National Tube Company  joined forces with the strikers and tied  =the-plant=up^=-The=strikers^are=also^in=  control at Bellaire and Mingo Junction.  Good order still rules.  , Night Report.  PITTSBURG, August 14.���There were  victories on both sides of the great steel  strike today, but they furnished no direct line on. the ultimate result of the  conflict. The strikers succeeded in  finally forcing the tube workers at McKeesport, probably the largest individual plant in the United.States Steel Corporation, to close down. On the other  hand, the steel corporation reopened the  big Painter plant in this city and also  resumed operations with non-union men  at the Crescent plant of the American  Tin Plate Company at Cleveland. Two  mills wero on at the Painter plant, although one of them broke down during  tho day, and according to the statement  of the oflieials, half the mills in the  Crescent plant were moving. Tho forces  at both tlio plants named are to be increased and the managers claim thoy  will soon have them working in full.  CHICAGO, August 14.���There will be  no strike of the employes at the steel  mills in South Chicago. This point was  settled tonight, when the men refused to  reconsider the action taken Saturday  night, at which time they decided to  stand by tlieir contracts with the mills  and refused to join tho strikers.  Eastern Canadian Notes.  HALIFAX, Air-rust II.���James A. Lea-  irran, a prominent merchant, is dead, ag2.1  (iO years.  TYV'TCBD, Orrt., August 1-1.���The ihirlecn-  ycar-old daughter* of XV. F. Graham yesterday secured possession of hor brother's  rifle. Pointing it at her four-year-old sister, she exclaimed. "Look how brother  tires his gun," nnd pulled the trigger. The  bullet lodged in tho little one's neck ar.d  she died a few hours afterwards..  QUEBEC, August ]���!.���A Mr. Bona Id,  contractor oC New York, with his sister  and daughter were passengers on the H. it  O. boat which arrived here this morning.  While the party were at dinner' last night  a thief broke into their cabin and stole a  jewelry ease containing $1000 worth of jotv-  elry. No clue.  -V"*"\  Cornered   Like   Rats in  a Trap   the  Workmen Had to Choose Between  Suffocation and Drowning,  CLEVELAND, August 14. ��� Thirty  mpn suffocated in the new water works  tunnel in Lake Erie, five miles from  here, and a number of workmen Jro.v tied are the first reports' of the death  list of an awful calamity which occurred at an early hour this morning.  The new water works tunnel crib No.  2 caught fire and was almost demolished by the flames. Three gangs of  tunnel workmen who live at the crib  were caught like rats in a trap and  either had to jump into th?, lake and  possibly drown or else go back into  the tunnel to a probable death by suffocation. It is known that at least three  men were drowned and a number were  rescued. Men brought in by the tug  unite in saying that there was little  hope for the poor unfortunates Jett in  the shaft. "The elevator is burned,"  .they say, "and they are cornered down,  like rats. As soon as the air becomes  dead they will smother."  Later, foreman von Hartman, who  had ��� returned to the crib, on the tug  which rescued him and his fellow workers, went down into the tunnel shaft  a depth of 120 feet., A rope wa.s tied  around his body, so that if he should  bo overcome by the smoke, he would  have been drawn to: the top. He was  down in the shaft for 15 minutes and  said the men in the tunnel (were alive.  He claimed that he could hear them-  answer his calls. The tug immediately  returned to this city to get a storage  electric battery so the bottom of the  shaft -can be lighted and the rescue  of the 14 men imprisoned in the tunnel  can  be effected.        _  Finally, 'after a deluge of water, had  been thrown on the smoldering shaft  entrance, a voice was heard from the  bottom calling for help. "For God's  sake throw down a rope, throw down  a rope!", a man called. A line was  quickly dropped down*- the shaft and it  was quickly observed that the man *afc  the bottom was able to grasp it. Slowly  and carefully he was raised. - His pallid  face, covered with slime, 'his staring  eyes and heaving chest, told of the horror he had, been through. He was William Curry of Canton. As soon as he  could gasp 'Curry said: "They are all  at the bottom of the shaft; hurry up."  In quick succession the 11 others were  brought up. '������ All were in a most pitiable condition. They reported that, two  other men were lying unconscious at  the bottom of the shaft. A workman  volunteered to rescue these men and  he.was quickly lowered into the shaft.  In 'a few moments the unconscious men  were brought up more dead than alive.  One and possibly two men are supposed  to be lying dead in the tunnel, too fat-  away from the shaft to be reached. The  tugs that hurried to the scene as soon  as the fire was discovered succeeded in  rescuing no less than 20 men, who were  found clinging to the wreckage and  ropes tied to tho burning structure. The  tU-nilj3L^wl*jc]v^_as^j^i^  this afternoon Plummer Jones of Warren, Ohio, an employe of the tunnel contractors and one of the party of rescuers who descended into the shaft to  look for the missing men, was overcome by gas and expired within a, few  minutes. His body lies in the tunnel  75 feet from the bottom of the shaft  and is covered with water. The life  line attached to the body became fouled  and could not be pulled up. David  Kelly, a member of tho rescuing party,  was overcome by gas and is in a precarious condition.  BACK ACROSS THE BORDER  The International Typos,  BIRMINGHAM, Ala., August 14.���At  today's session of the annual convention  of the International Typographical  Union consideration of the report from  the laws committee was continued.- An  amendment offered* by president Lynch  relative to the manner of appeal from  the decision of subordinate unions was  adopted. The appeal is first to be submitted to the president, except where  allied crafts are organized as district  unions. The aggrieved party can appeal from the president's decision to the  executive council and finally to the international body. It was decided to  pay the president and secretary-treasurer $1800 each annually, with traveling  expenses added. Delegate Cutting of  Boston proposed a resolution prohibiting any member of the union from becoming a member of the National Guard  or other military organizations. This  gave rise to, an animated debate. - Finally the whole proposition was tabled.  Cincinnati was unanimously chosen for  the'eonverition of 1902.  CANADA'S CUP TAKEN HOME BY  THE INVADER.  Five Challenges Are Immediately Sent  to Toronto���Performances of the  Yachts Yesterday.  TELEGRAMS IN BRIEF FORM  of construction for several years past  and is still far from complete, has been  the cause all told of the loss of more  than 30 lives. The fire whicli destroyed  the crib this morning was due to an  overheated boiler smokestack. The  boiler exploded soon after the flames  broke out.  Night  Report  CLEVELAND, August 14.���Five men  wore burned to death, four were drowned, three and possibly four were suffocated and several were injured as the  result of a fire whicli destroyed a temporary water works crib, two miles off  l.ho Cleveland harbor today. Twenty-  six men obeyed the order of the manager, 0. C. Vandeur-'on, when tlio flames  broke out and took refuge in tbe water  on floating pieces of wreckage. Four  of them lost their bold upon their frail  floats and sank beneath tho wave:; just  as help reached them. The crew of the  tug J. I'-. Prankle heard the fire whistle  blow front the crib and raced to the  scene from the harbor. She picked up  IS of the survivors who bad drifted to  tlie west of the crib on their floats of  boards and wreckage. Vandeusen .im.*  three of his men were hanging in the  water from a two-inch line suspended  from the crib. Just as fhe line was  burning away from the men's hands,  a yawl boat from the barge Wilhelm,  manned by two men, dashed into heat  and smoke that enveloped tbe crib and  rescued the four men on this rope at the  risk of the boatmen's lives. The men  picked ui) i" the water were brought to  tho city on tbo tug Prankle. They were  naked, exhausted and badly burned.  Many of them wore cut by falling timber. The crib is a total loss. It was a  frame building 200x50 feet, the sides  sheathed with iron. It contained valuable machinery. Jt is now a charred,  shapeless mass of wreckage.  Mayor Johnson expressed great indignation today when he learned that no  boat or life preservers were provided as  a safety measure by the contractors tit  the crib. He declared that tbe case  would receive the closest investigation  and those found guilty of criminal  neglect in the matter would be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. Late  GLASGOW, August "14.���Sir William  Laird, the iron master, is dead. He  was horn in 1S30.  MAGERSFONTEIN, Orange River  Colony, August 14.���Commandant Pre-  torius, who was recently shot through  the eyes, is dead.  NEW YORK. August'14���Tho regatta  committee of the Larchmcnt Yacht Club  announced Tpositively today that the  Constitution and Columbia will sail the  first race of the series on Friday, August 16th. 7  BUCHAREST.* August 14.���According  to statistics.published by tho minister of  agriculture, the-Roumanian. wheat crop  for the present year is 40 per cent p.bove  that of last year. The maize crop is  expected to exceed all previous records.  SARATOGA, N. Y;, August 14.���Trc  North Creek and Blue Mountain stage  was held up-near .North River, Warren  county, this afternoon. The horses were  shot, the passengers robbed and the  United States mail sacked. The desperadoes escaped.  WASHINGTON. August 14.��� The navy  department has :*eceived . a . cable announcing the death at Yokohama hospital of eomma.nder Frederick M.- Wise.  He died of heart disease and .had only  been sick a few days. Commander Wise  was in command of the old Monocacy  when that ship was.fired upon by the  Taku forts in the early stages of tho  Chinese troubles.  LONDON, August 14.���A special dispatch from Shanghai dated August 14th  says: The Russians at' Lew Chwang  have proclaimed the suzerainty of that  district, have abrogated the China laws  and have prohibited the natives from  referring their disputes to the arbitration of American or British merchants  or missionaries. All disputes must be  referred to Russians for settlement.  PEORTA, August 14.���The grand board  of trustees of the Brotherhoodj>f^Loco^  "moilve I<'irWelT"tias~ir-ompTeted the task  of auditing the books of F. H. Sargent,  grand master, and F. XV. Arnold, grand  secretary-treasurer of tho order. The  affairs of the order were found to be  in excellent shape. The receipts for the  fiscal year were $7in,555; disbursements,  $GG3,055. There was paid out during  the year on death and disability claims  $553,150.         Crispi's Funeral  NAPLES. jXugrrst M.~The funeral of slg-  nor Crispi wns im Imposing event. Cordons of troops Hired tlie route, which wis  through the principal streets, nnd presented arms as the funeral ear paKseil. The  <'irr was drawn by eight horses with srrlilo  trappings. Tint cords of tlie prill were hold  by the mayors of Home, Naples, Palermo,  rani Siberia, Kleily Crispi's birthplace; the  vlee-preslrlent of the eliamber of deputies  riird other state olllel.rls. Tire oulxsnn draped  with ll.igs was followed by ears piled high  with flornl tribute!*. The procession Included king Victor* Krnni.-nuiol'j- able de  camp representing the king, the Herman  consul, representing emperor William, senators, deputies, minister's, generals, admirals, Oai'llialill veterans and military and  l aval detachments. Immense crowds occupied the streets, balconies and windows.  j\ll pr.i-ent uncovered as tiie e.oflln passed.  At the arsenal the remains were taken on  board the cruiser Varose, where there was  a short service, minute guns being lired  in the meanwhile. The Varose sails at midnight, escorted by the armored cruiser Marco Polo and the 1*1 Kltorie, conveying the  family of signor Crispi and the government representative's.  A Missing Man.  lU'FFAI.O. August 11.���Oeorgo Oanfile,  who left St. Thomas, Ont., on an excursion  train this morning with his wife and four  children, disappeared from tlie train at  Suspension bridge, and no trace of liirn has  since been found. Mrs. Candle and hor  children are being taken care of by the exposition police department until the missing man appeal's. Mr. Ganlile left the train  at Suspension bridge to pass his baggage  through the custom house, lie did not re-  turn to the car, where his family was left,  and they have been unable to locate him  up to a late hour tonight.  ������*  ' CHICAGO, August 14.���The Canadian  yacht Invader won again today inr a  grand race and the Canada's cup goes  back across the border but accompanied  by five challenges. Chicago yachtsmen  are not dismayed and both the Chicago  and Columbia Yacht Clubs challenged  immediately for the cup. Each club  sent a challenge direct to Toronto immediately after the race, at the same  time handing commodore Goodham of  the Royal Canadian Club a duplicate.  The Rochester Yacht Club also challenged at once and two Detroit clubs.  The Canadian commodore says he cannot tell.which of the five will be given  the preference,  x:  CHICAGO, August 14.���The fourth day  of the International yacht lace for the  Canadas cup broke clear and warm, with  all the weather signs favorable���a light  breeze and almost smooth sea. Today's  course was to be nine nautical miles to  windward and return, or just the opposite. If the wind holds as at present  the rival yachts will start with a light  beat to weather out into the lake with a  spinnaker run for the return trip. But  a shift of wind may make it necessary  to sail to leeward along the shore fnd  beat back. Following are the bulletins:'  11:01 p. m.���The starting gun was  fired at II o'clock, Cadillac crossing the  line first.  11:20 a.,m.���Both boats on port tack.  Invader is leading by a dozen lengths:  Very little wind.  11:40 a. m.���Cadillac seems to bo leading by. a hundred yards.  11:46 a. m.���Invader is gaining. The  lake is smooth as glass.  11:58 a. m.���Cadillac leading l*y a  length.  . 1:2S p. m.���Wind apparently more to  Cadillac's liking. Invader pointing a  trifle higher' and increasing lead to  windward. Cadillac seems to be holding her own.  12:42 -p.' m.���Invader apparently is  half to three-ctiarters of a mile to windward. Both on port tack. From this  point they appear like faint streaks on  the horizon.  Invader crossed the finish line first  at 3:07 p. m. (unofficial). Cadillac crossed the finish line at 3:09:30 (unofficial).  Hurrying Matter*-:.  LONDON, August 14.���The house of  lords took an unusual step this morning  in suspending the sessional order with  the object of passing, on its second  reading, the bill granting special powers to build a pier and other works at  Beechaven, in Bantry bay, Ireland, in  connection with tho proposed fast  steamship line from Beechaven to the  United States, by which it is hoped  the voyage will be accomplished in four  and a half days. The bill had already  passed tbo house of commons. Lord  =.Taines=of=Hereford_reniark-cd_that_such  great public interests were concerned  that the government desired to pass the  bill at the present session.  Lord James of Hereford, who is chancellor of the duchy of'Lancaster, added  that the promoters desired to contract  for harbor work with the object of inaugurating a lino of steamers to the  United States. The steamets will be  built in Great Britain nnd will accomplish the voyage in four and a half days.  The assent of the admiralty officials,  who are constructing naval works at  Beechaven, h.itl boen given for tho  building of the proposed works.  Considerable excitement has been  caused in shipping circles bore by tho  plans for the new trans-Ailaniic service mentioned in the house of lords  today. The shippers have been taken  by surprise. They generally express the  opinion that the vessels will be equipped  with turbine engines, ft is understood  that the enterprise includes tin express  line across southern Ireland and a channel ferry connecting directly with the  Great Western railroad for London. The  cost of the Beechaven harbor works and  tho railroad will be  .C000,000.  A Jap With a Kick.  HONOLULU, August G, via San Francisco, August 14.���Fire today destroyed  $200,000 worth of property in. the heart  of the city. The principal loser is tho  hardware firm of E. O. Hall & *Jons���  $150,000.  A large mass meeting of Japanese residents of Honolulu was held last Friday evening to protest against the action of Dr. L. E. Cofcr, United States  quarantine officer, in subjecting S. Oka-  bo, Japanese vice-consul, and his wife  to a physical examination when thoy  arrived here July 25th. The meeting  ended with the adoption of strong resolutions, copies of which will be sent  to the Japanese minister at Washington.  When the vessel arrived a case of sickness, suspected to be plague, was reported on board and the T>*ssel v, as  kept in quarantine until ihe-na;urc of  the sickness was investigacid. Okabo  and his wife, who were cabin pas.-en-  geirs, were subjected, it is alleged, lo a  physical examination, while the other;  cabin passengers were not.  "3jfS,s  y  ��1 "  ! ��'  *  ��� 3  '  a  i< *i  i; fc  -u ^  i'l  C*'  : .1  i i  ��! *i  \ *  i* *.  t ..  v,  'i  *l   ���?  *.   ^  i:.  . -.:  -in  i '*%  \lZi\  n  ���: M  ������ *���*   ���i'l  ���xri-.al  .\: ii���*���:-1  -Si j?'-" THE  NELSON  TRIBUNE,   THURSDAY  MORNING   AUGUST  J"**}  ���tf!  l-s  IS  m  *  m  m  w  m  zji-?r  \��  Humpty Bumpty Had a &reat  BUT IT DOES NOT COMPARE TO  THE TUMBLE OUR CORSETS HAVE TAKEN.  Fancy Summer Corsets, regular price ". 5  S5 now CO  Worcester Summer Corsets-, regular price 1.50 now 1.00  Dueber's Corsets, regular price     75 now CO  A variety of Corsets, regular price   1.50 now 1.00  IN THE SAME PROCESSION FOLLOW A.ISD  13 Boys' Crash Suits, regular price ,$'-.25 now $1.23  An   assortment   of   men's   women's   and boy's shoes at 35 per cent oft,  A line of men's and boys' traw hats at   cost.  THE HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY  BAKER STREET, NELSON, B.C.  m  m  Jn  * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *i  * Classified    advertisements    in-  * serted for ONE-HALF CENT A  * word each insertion.    No adver-  * tisement accepted for less than  * 25 cents.  ���I- * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *  ARTICLES FOR SALE.  SEWING  MACHINES  OF  AbL  KINDS  for Male or rent at the Old Curiosity Shop.  '<y-0.0'0'i~.i~'i~'0"9''i0'0Z'*0.*_iL��- vi; 3.->->;.;a.-afr-a jg'S'S�����&-*%':9!r/1  * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *  * Display    advertisements    run   *  * regularly will he changed as of-   *  * ten as required and will be in-   *  * serted in the Daily Tribune for   *  * $4  per  inch  per  month;   if  in-   *  * serted for less than a month, 25   *  A* cents per inch each insertion.        . *  * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *  'f.  ���J7  l  ll  '/  The mayor of McKeesport, Pennsylvania,  is evidently a level-headed  official, not at all like the men who have  held a like official position in Rossland.  Thousands of men are on sti ike at McKeesport, men who woik in the mills  of Morgan's steel trust.    The mayor of  the Pennsylvania town has been criticised for not dispersing these mon when  they congregate on the streets, and his  reply to his critics shows that he has  -the  siuation  well  in  hand.    He says:  '��� At  a* time like  this  in  McKeesport,  " when so many men are idle, they are  " bound to come out on the streets and  " like every  other   crowd  will   gather  " where there is any excitement, but so  " far there has been litle or no disorder,  '��� and in all cases the police have han-  " died the. situation admirably.    There  " is no more orderly set of men in this  " " country than the men who are idle  "in this city today.    In the instances  " in which the tube company requested  ���"'me   to send   men   to   disperse   the  " crowds,  the chief  of police  was  on  *' the ground at the time and 1 eports  " that there was no disorder.   We can-  " not order a man to go home and stay  " there when he is doing no harm and  ** only standing on the streets.   As far  " as   the   tube   company   is   concerned,  "it has taken and appropriates to its  '��� own use a street of this city to which  "it has  no legal right whatever, and  " this is the very street on which it was  "complained that the strikers had con-  *" gregated.    If I allow a private corpo-  " ration to take up and appropriate to  "its own use a street, how can I con-  '" sistently refuse a private citizen the  " right to stand upon it?   I do not con-  '* sider  talking   to  non-union   workers  " disorderly in any sense, and the men  We are daily In  receipt of fresh  photo supplies  ���fiimi*, printing  papers, plates,  chemicals, and  all developing  accessories. AVe  have all the  standard kodaks and cameras, and have  some dainty a"*un*s for mounting nrlnts':  in the sUndar d sues, at l!0c , 2oc , and d5c  each, thev are wondcilul ^alue, being made  of dark malic mounting paper with neat  cover and tied Willi srlk cord.  JTOR^RENT.  FOR RENT���SMALL COTTAGE; N1C1*-  ly situated; good view. Furnished or unfurnished. Low prico. Also, a house wilh  all conveniences. Until. "Within twelve minutes of center of town and close to car  Hue. Address A. li., Box Its2, Nelson.  FURNlSlllijiJ FRONT ROOMS AMD  sitting room to let; over Vaustono's drug  store; S2.50 per week.  FURNISH ED FRONT ROOM "WITH OR  without board. . Apply four doors abovo  City Hall,  Victoria street.  THOMSON STATIONERY CO. Ltd  Pianos io Renj*. NELSON. B. C.  tected in the future Once an unfavorable leport is en dilated regarding their  business methods or their political  schemes, their newspapers can he relied  on to make the necessary contradictions. The one company is said to have  a plan of campaign already mapped  out, and the other is known to be striving to accomplish an object. The one  company is made up of politicians of  the Grit persuasion, and they are planning to make Kootenay solidly Grit  hereafter. Every member of the legislature from Kootenay is to bear the brand  C. N. C. The other company aims to  smash the trades unions, and as its  leadeis are Tories, every good Tory  in the country is expected to fall in  line and help them win the fight. The  Tribune is ot opinion that when a fight  actually takes place, these two companies will find that they do not cut a  very wide swath in Kootenay.  SIX ROOM COTTjVGE AT BALFOUR  to let by the month or for the season. Immediate possession. Good fishing. Apply  C. XV. Busk, Kokanee creek. Phone (irja.  Or to R. H. AVilliams, Baker streot, Nelson.  ^^R^SALE^  BREWERY KO^*ET���SANDOn7~B?~C?  Furnished throughout with all rcciuirc-  ments for same. Apply to Carl Band.  New York Brbwery, Sandon.  __________JWANTED.        ~ ~  WANTED ��� THREE WIFLEY CON-  centrators in good condition. Apply Annable & Dewar.  HELP WANTED."  ~ WANTED,���TWO CORL) "WOOD CUT-  ters; waitress; railroad men for Lardo;  deckhands; two cooks; waiter; pantryman.  Nelson Employment Agency, phone '27S.  WANTED.���FIRST CLASS COOK FOR  out of town; women for housework; nurse  girl; men for railroad work. Western Canadian Employment Oliice. Phone '2W. H. A.  Prosser.  AVANTED BOYS���GOOD. ACTIVE AinD  reliable boys to act as' selling agents for  The Daily Tribune in every town in Kootenay and Yale districts.  ~r : zr3^?~iijzz~z  ^LOST?��� A FOX^'tBRRIeIi BITCH,  while, Willi bl i,k spot at bi.se ot co il and  blaci. eat Ans-\cis to name ot ' lJolka '  Row aid will be paid loi hei letuin An\-  ono li n bor ing hei ditei tins notice will be  pi executed R V_ Fishbiun, Bakei and  Kootenai  .sUoets, Nolson, B   C  WANTED���MINING PttOPERTIES  "TmuiifTfiTLiN-^r^  We are ariMOut, to bocuio a few free mrll-  ing gold propel ties at once. The Fiospec-  tois' Exch inge, Nel&oii, B. C, Room 1,  K.   XV. C. Block  GOLD, COPPJ3R, SILVER, LEAD  mines ard prospects wanted Send repoit  and samples to the Prospectors' Exchange,  Nelson, li   C , Room 4, K   XV. C. Block.  ___TEAS^  AVE HAA'B INDIAN, CEYLON, AND  China teas in gieat variety, choicest ciual-  lty AVe make a specialty of blending teas  and sell thorn in any quantity at lowest  lates Kootenay Colteo Company.   . . ��   JAPAN TEA OF ALL KINDS TO SUIT  jour taste Sun c-aied, Spider Leg, Pan  Fued, in bulk or packs-ges Kootenay Cot-  fee Company.  THAT FINE BLEND OP CEYLON TE V  we are selling at 30 cents per pound is  giving tlio best ot satisfaction to our many  customeis.   Kootenay   Coftce   Company   FtmNITimE,  D   J. ROBERTSON is CO .Tu^-TPtxTke  dealeis,  midei takeis and embiimcis   Day  'phone No   2i)2, night 'phone No   '207   Noxt  -**-���    building,   Vernon   street,  commencing Monday, August 12th to  iii  From 8 a.  m. to 5 p. m. Jii  9\  Ito  ���I *  'Ito  te'i-*^xzxzzx_z_ax_;__zxiX3ixzz___aix____izxzxzzx:  a BARGAINS IN  &        VALISES  TRUNKS  H AND  TRAVELING BAGS.  3ZXZZttZXXXZZZ-_Z2_ZZZXZZXZZXZZXX__XX_U-X��  TirTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTI  36  Baker  Street  LADIES* KID GLOVES  50 CENTS PER PAIR  SEE OUR WASH  KID GLOVES.  ZXXZXXXZXXXTZX_ZXZZXTX--X--X_ti  ���J***  -�����-'.���  Ifc*. ������*�����<  00- * 00 .00 . 000 .00 . J****-*-*- .00 . 00 ,ff0 . 00  '^t**^-^I*^41E^-^i*^**��(*^*<��^'����^^^^^^  000- . 00 . 00  ��� >a3B>. ��� *<^�� **"S{k ��� **-"Six ��� ^-oast ��� ^k�� ^rt��.  W     -00- 00- 00-00' 00' 00' 00 ' 00' 00' 00' 00 '.00y 00  rrew   postollice  Nelson  " have a perfeciTTigirt"-to attempt alT  *��� kinds of arguments as long, as they  " do not resort to positive physical coer-  "cion*" .  During the session of the legislature  last year an act was passed that placed  city municipalities on an equal footing  with power companies as far as acquiring water  rights   is   concerned.    Late  last year the City of Nelson took every  step that the act says should be taken  in order to acquire a Avater right and a  site for the location of a power station.  A protest Avas made at the time by the  West Kootenay  Power & Light Company, and after a hearing before government agent Turner, the protest Avas  not allowed.    The city  got  its   water  record and paid the fees required under  the act.    The land for a site for the  power station %vas surveyed,  the field  notes were accepted, and the usual notice published  in the  official   Gazette.  Another protest Avas made by the West  Kootenay PoAver & Light Company, and  last April a hearing Avas said to have  been .ordered.   It is now August and the  hearing has not yet been had.    What  does the Chief Commissioner of Lands  and  Works  mean?    Has   the  City  of  Nelson with its thousands of people and  thousands of dollars invested in public  utilities no rights that need be respected  Avhen . they  conflict  Avith   the  interests  of the West Kootenay Power & Light  Company?    Or  is the West Kootenay  Power & Light Company to be granted  all the available sites for power stations  on Kootenay river, so that it shall have  a monopoly of the water running in that  great stream?   With the Le Roi Gold Mining Company and the Crow's Nest Coal Company  both engaged in the neAvspaper business  in Kootenay, the interests of these two  ���great companies should be amply pro-  From reports of parties who have recently visited the White Grouse Mountain district, the money that has been  expended on trails there has been practically Avasted. The only; good pieces'  of trail have been built" by private parties. This is a matter that government  agent Turner should look into. If  money has been paid year after year to  men to build trails,' and the trails have  .no.t_b.e.en_b.uilt,_tlien_tt_is^_ti.me_tliat_h.e^  should look in- to the matter personally. ��� The Tribune has ahvays maintained that fully one-half of the money  annually spent on roads' and trails  throughout Kootenay Avas wasted, and  there does not seem to be any likelihood of a change for the better under  the present system.  DRAYAGE.  FURNITURE" PJ^NO^.^A^bTniiTC,  moved caiefully at ieason"*blo latcs Apply J T AViKon, Phono 270, Pros.sc-* s second Hand stoic, AVard stieet.  ____ICE_CREAM AND FRUIT.  . FOR COMFORT AND CONVElTiENCB  go to the Ice cream parlors of J. A. McDonald, Baker street, where everv attention and requisite is supplied.  jmopjaousE^  PIONEER CHOP HOUSE. JOHN  Snear, ��� proprietor, opposite Queen's Hotel,  Baker street, Nelson. Open day and night.  Lunches a. specialty. Picnic and traveling  parties supplied on shortest notice.  COFFEE CO.  *S****^-5****i-*********Sr*  Coffee Roasters  Dsa,ers in Tea and Coffea  ********************* *.**  AVe are offerinj*- afc lowest prices the best  I/i ados of Coylon, India, China and Jairau  reus.  Oar Pout; Mocha and .Tava Coffee, poi  pound ?  40  Mocha ,md Java Blend, 3 pounds  1 00  Cii-iice Blond Coflee, 1 pounds  1 GO  Special Blond CoiFee, (> pounds  1 00  Rio Blond Coffoo, 6 pounds  l 00  Special Blend Ceylon Tea, per pound 30  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY GOFFEE CO.  Telephone 177.  P. 0. Box 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON.  ���^rgKCT��niPJ^f.'g-t-^l^lill..'lt.!l.iil.M.<MTJII��.��rillVLI��JU..IIk'^^  VICTOR SAFE & LOCK GO.  CINCINNATI, OHIO.  Tho largest fire pi oof safe works jn Uio world.  Over three carloads sold in Kootonay in eight  months.  ARCHITECTS.  ���A.   C.  EWART.���ARCHITECT,  ROOM 3,  Aberde_eii_Blpck,_Baker_Strect.^Nalson.-^-^-  David, What Is the Matter?  The Liberals of British Columbia are  perfecting a most comprehensive plan of  organization, this time probably for the  next provincial election, Avhich should  take place before long, and the sooner  :the be/i.ter for the iirovince.���Nelson  Economist.  It is announced that hon. J. D. Prentice was in Revelstoke yesterday and  Interviewed the school board of that  city Avith unsatisfactory results. Interviews Avith the minister of education  at any time or place or on any subject  do not often meet with satisfactory results.���Nelson Economist.  * * * * * A-  *  *  *  *  * * *  _ v  Cards of Wholesale Houses, un- *'  der   classified    heads,    will    be *  charged   50    cents   a   line   per *  month. No advertisement accept- *  * ed'for less than ?1 per month.   *  * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * -:-  w___ASSAraRS^SUPPMES.  \V. F. TEETZEL & cb.-CORNER?~OF  Baker and Josephine streets, Nelson,  wholesale dealer's in assnyer's supplies.  Agents for Denver Fire Clay Company,  Denver, Colorado.  COMMISSION^ MERCHANTS.   H.- J. EVANS & CO.-lfAKEU'STREET,  Nelson, wholesalo dealers in liquors,  cigars, ..���ement, lire brick anil fire -ilny,  water pipe and steel rails, and general  cornnilHsron  merchants.  *��� -ri^:-m-%  ���Sz  SwfiW,  !j"  **  * * -V'r  rr^4ssk^jnM^k  w% *% *��J�� ��i* ��J�� *J-�� ��J* �������� ���J-* ��J-�� ,#J*'��i* *I* "J* *I* "J* *i'  * Trades   Union   aiid   Fraternal  * Society Notices of regular meet-  * ings Avill be charged 25 cents a  ���I- 1 hie per month. No notice ac-  v cepted.forless than $1 permonth.  *^��  *%���   ��j*  ���?*  ���>?*  *��-J��  ��%  ��J��  ���?��� ������%  ��J*  ���% ���!��  J��  ���t*  ��%  �����������  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  1'RADES AND LABOR UNIONS.  321 TO 331 BAKKU S1UEET, NKLSON  AMEHICAfl^EUItOPEAN MEALS 25 GENTS  Rooms Lighted by Electricity and Heated Dy St��am 25 Cents to $1'  \\ go  - jJW  NO    219   BAKEB   STitEBT,   NELSON.  BOOTS!       BOOTS I       BOOTS!      '  For a few days_onIy we will hold a slaughtering  discount sale of ilOTts"~aTId~shoes^���~ ^  J. A. Gilker, ProprietoF  ���MINERS' UNION."NO. UU. ��� AV. FV of M.���  Jleots in, Miners' Union Hall, northwest  coiner of Baker and Stanley streets, every  ���Saturday evening at S o'clock. Visiting  members welcome. 3M. R;-'Mowat, president;-James AVilks, secretary. Union scale  ol wages for Nel.son district per shift: Machine moil $3.50, hammersmen 'fo.25, muck-  eis, carmen, shovelers, and other under-  giound laborers'$3.  Ij SUNDRY      AXORKERS'   '������ UNION?^"  Meets   at   Miners'   Union   Hall: on   fourth  Monday .in every month Eit'J7:30 o'clock "p.;  m   li. Fape, president; A. AV.McFee, sec-'  letary.     -.--' '-���     ..���--���  .���-���  CARPENTERS' UNION, MEETS A*/ED-  nesday 'evening of each week at 7 o'clock,  in Miners' Union Hall. C. J. Clayton,  president;  Alex.  B.  Murray,  secretary.  BARBERS' UNiON, NO. 196, OF THE  International'Journeymen' Barbers' Union  oi America, meets lirst and third Mondays  ot e.rch month In Miners' Union Hall at'  S 10 sharp. Visiting members invited. R.  McMahon, president; J. H. Matheson, sec-  lelary-treasurer; J. C. Gardner, recording  secretary. . ..._   ..'.  PAINTERS' UNION MEET THE FIRST  and third Fridays in each month at.Mineis' Union Hall at 7:30 sharp. Walter R.  Kee, president; Henry Bennett, secretary.  P LASTERERS' UNION MEETS E VERY  Monday evening in the Elliot Block, at'8  o clock. "J. D. Moyer, president; William  A'ice, secretary. P. O. Box 101.  ���    FRATERNAL SOCIETIES.  NELSON LODGeTnO~1I7X^V&  A., M. meets-second Wednesday in  each month. Sojourning brethren  invited: -       '..    ������J*Ei:f0��- r^-OYAV, ARCl-I CHAPTER  No. 123, G. R. C���Meets third Wednesday.  Sojourning companions invited. Georgo  Johnstone,. 2.;; E.   W.   Matthews,  S.   E.       '  .NELSON   AERIE,   NO. "22   F.    O.    E.-  Meets  second arid  fourth  Wednesdays  of :  eaclv month   at   Fraternity   Hall.   George  Bartlett,   president;   J.   V.   Morrison,   seoretary. .���.-���������  Prove Too Much.  Journals which Avould be indignant  at the suggestion that the Quebec census  returns have been stuffed by Liberals  in 1901, are not slow to declare that the  Ontario census returns were stuffed by  the Tories in 1S91. The Liberal theory  is that the Conservatives Avere so much  in love Avith Ontario that they stuffed  the population returns from this province in order to increase its parliamentary representation in 1891. The Conservative theory -will be that the Liberals are so much in love Avith Quebec  that they stuffed the population returns  from that province in order to decrease  Ontario's parliamentary representation  in 1901. Liberal journals which are  showing how easily their enemies could  have stuffed the population returns from  Ontario in 1891 show at the same time  that it Avas not impossible for their  friends to stuff the population returns  from Quebec in 1901.���Toronto Telegram.    The new cooling drink, Ironbrew.  J^CEIUES.  A. AIACDUNALU <\s UU.���oujv.vER UF  Front and Hall streets, Nelson, wholesale  grocers and jobbers in blankets, gloves,  mitts, boots, rubbers, macklnaws and miners' sundries.  K.OOtT<*NAY~SU^PPi]y COMPANY, LIM~  iled.���Vernon street, Nelson, wholesale  grocers.  JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-FRONT  street, Nelson, wholesale grocers.  J. Y. GRIFFIN & CO.-FRONT STREET,  Nelson, wholesale dealers In j-irovisions,  cured mp.-i.ts. butter and egs*;.-*.  ____��5BSH^ANIDJALT MEATS.  P. BURNS & CO.���BAKER~STREET,  Nelson, wholesale dealers in fresh and  cured meats. Cold storage.  ~        w!n��sTa^1^igars!  CALIFORNIA WINE cbTrpXNY~LJMJ>  tod���Corner of Front and Hall streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in wines, case and  bulk, and domestic and imported cigars.       LIQUORS  AND   DRY  GOODS.  TURN I*: 11. BE KTON^^O.-cORNEU  Vernon and Josephine streets, Nelson,  wholesale dealers in liquors, cigars and dry  goods. Agi-nls Tor' I'ab.st BrowliiK Company  of Milu'iniKcii nnd Calgary Brewing Company of Calufiry.  EL1CCT III CAL  "S "liPPU KsT^^"  "icbofi-*n a v    i-:i_ i-.-xxn. ic   su pp'iZTy~~ZH  Construel.inu ���. ���������rj,f;:i ny.��� ',,- rioiesale dealers  in telephones, *miu;ui''iii!or.s,, liclls, batteries, electric fixtures and apjohuiice3. Houston Block, Neiaoji,  1 - *-__ Jt*w*      tC�� /  WRITE FOR CATALOCUE AND PRICES.  P. J. RUSSELL, B. C. Agent  NBLSON. B. O,  BAKER   STREET,    NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air, ^~  TELE��HONE 39.  P. O. BOX 527.  CHARLES HILLYER, President, HARRY HOUSTON, Secretary.  HK.VC inst i cccived 3.000,000 feot of log* from Idaho, nnd wo aro prepared to cut tho .largost bills  ot Umbor'of any riinionsioiis or lengths. Estimate.'* given at any timo. The largest ntock of sash,  doors, and mouldings in ICootcnivy.  Large comfortable bedrooms and first-  class dining room. Sample rooms for commercial  men.  RATES S2 PER DAY  %s. L Co Glarke, Prop.  Late of the Royal Hotel, Calgary  COAST LUMBER OF ALL KINDS ON HAND  OFFICFj AND YARDS:   CORNER HjVLTj AND FRONT STRKKTS.  olesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  KOOTENAY TENT NO. 7, K. O. T. M ���  Regular meetings first and third Thursdays of each month. Visiting Sir Knights  ^are^cordially^invlted���to���attend Dr.7n-._  Ttose,  K.   iv.;  A. AV. Purdy,  Com.;  G.  AT  Brown, P. C.  DISSOLUTION OF CO-PARTNERSHIP  "NOTICE IS GIVEN THAT THE Copartnership hitherto existing between tho  undersigned by the style of Lee & 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 in the business, assets,  good will and book accounts.  All persons indebted to the said partnership are hereby requested to make payment to the said Herbert F. Leo, who ha3  assumed and will pay the liabilities of tho  partnership, and who will continue tha  partnership business.  HERBERT   F.   LEE,  II.   BURNETT.  Witness: R. A. CREECH.  Nelson, B. C, July 15th, 1901.  DISSOLUTION OF COPARTNERSHIP.  NOTICE, IS GIV33N THAT THE Copartnership existing between the undersigned, doing business as hotelkeepers at  the town of Erie, B. C, is dissolved. AU  debts owing by the firm will bo paid by  David Church, who will also collect all  debts due the firm.  Dated at Erie, B. C, this, 17th dav of  July, 1001. DAVID J. BROVVN,  DAVID CHURCH.  m  Baker and AVard  Streets,  Nelson.  The only hotel In Nelson that has remained under one management since 1890.  Tho   bed-room:    ���������������������   ���w.'l   furnished  and  lighted by eleelruut.,.  The bar Is nhvay�� ��to'ji'i:0 :iv fhf* host  domestic and importi:*!) lli|iiors and cigars,  THOMAS jMADDWN, Proprietor.  SLOGAN J0l0T!0]rpTa  J. II. McMANUS, Manager.  Head Office at  NELSON, B.C.    Markets at   Nelson,   Rossland,   Trail,   Kaslo, Ymir,   Sandon,  SilvercOD, Nav  Denver, Eevelatoke, Ferguson Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade (Jity, Mid  way, and Vancouver,  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  "Tm  ZR*rCa  Bar 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 3.61.  P. O. Box 176  JOHN A. IRVING & CO.  CERTIFICATE   OF   IMPROVEMENTS.  Tiger, Kitchener and Last Chance mineral claims, situate in the 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 55,702b,  acting as agent for A. Thorn, free miner's  certilicate 55,G70b, Henry E. Hammond,  free miner's certificate 55,Gli9b, and An-  nandalo D. Grieve, free miner's certificate  55,G0Sb, 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 t-rant of the  above claim. And further take notice that  action, under section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements. R. SMITH.  Dated this 25th day of July, A. D. 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  from the date hereof, to apply to the mining recorder for a certificate of improvements for the purpose of obtaining a  crown 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.  Dated this 18th day of July, A. D. 190L  /������*  'A*��^t��m  li iES"��". I  BANK OF HffllAL  CAPITAL, all paid up....$12,000,000.00  KfiiHT       7,000,000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80  _iord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...Pros dont  Hon. Goorgo A. Drummond Vico-Presidont  K. S. Clovdtou Goneral Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Bakor and Kootenay Stroots,  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager,  ls<  1    Branches in London (England) New York,  Chicago, and all tho principal cities in Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchango and Cablo  TrttUsfcrHi  Grant Commorcial and Travelers' Crodlt**,  available in any part of tho world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Mado, Eto,  Saving's Bank Branch  Jj OURKKNT RATK OK INTERKST PAID.  Buys a Canadian Home.  COBURG, Ont., August C���Mrs. Nellie  Grant Sartoris, cltuiglitcr of general U.  ,?.S. Grant, sealed legally today the inir-  j chase of the magnificent residence of  ;��� Miss   Allan,   daughter   of   the   late   sir  Hugh Allan, founder of I.he" Allan line  '���. of steamships, and will have almost immediate possession.   This princely resi-  ;. dence,  with  its  handsome grounds,  is  :i situated in the southwest part of the  1' town,  on   the  most   commandi.*M  Fife  within its limits.   It has a vio.v ��� >'.' the  town and of the beautiful couna-y for  many miles north, east and west, with a  ��� .panoramic view to the south of the har-  /ibor,  the ��� lake, and  the  crescent-shaped  Iff shore   of   the  bay,  in   the   middle   of  .which   the   residence   is   located.     The  ;bouse was built by tho late Wentworth  'Tremaine, a lumberman.    It was after-  |,ward  purchased and occupied by "Wil-  ' liam Weller, the great mail contractor-  , and proprietor of the line of mail stages  running  between   Hamilton   and   Montreal  for  many  years  previous  to  the  ''construction and opening of the Grand  fjTrunk railway system.   Subsequently it  (was purchased by George Ley, an English gentleman, whose widow sold it to  Miss Allan.    Mrs. Sartoris is accompanied here by her mother, widow of the  [great general, who has just left Saratoga.    Coburg has of late years grown  [in importance as a favorite summer re-  f'sort, and today there is not au available   residence   for    occupation   in    the  ['place.   Its unrivalled situation on Lake  u'Ontario,  with  its  ever  pure  sparkling  ���'waters   and   with   a  balmy,   lisht   but  cooling   and   healthful   breeze   always  coming'off the lake during the summer  'months, has made for it a name and a  fame.     This,   with   the   many   palatial  private residences in the town and the  suburbs,  marks Coburg as  one of the  most beautiful towns in the Dominion of  Canada.    American  visitors,  of  whom  there are hundreds, are charmed with  its situation "and  health-giving atmosphere,   and   many   of   them   have  contributed   much   to   its   wealth   in   residences   they   havo    either   erected    or  bought and  improved.'  Indeed, Coburg  has  had   tho  honor   of  welcoming  as  summer visitors many of the most notable citizens of tho United States.  THE ''..NELSON" TRIBUNE,   THURSDAY MORNING,   AUGUST 115,:; 1901  Intelligence of Dumb. Animals  In a circus ln Paris a lion was given  some meat shut up in a box with a lid  .-'."to"it,...and. the  spectators  watched  to  see whether the lion would open the lid  or crack the box.    He did the former,  much to the gratification of the company. '.   ;, '  '     Female  deer,  when  brought  up   by  .hand, often show quite astonishing intelligence, as do the males until they  i  become vicious, which they-always do.  The>stag: which used to climb the barrack stairs, go out on the outside gal-  t  lery and knock at the doors of the married quarters, which were the only place  ..where milk, of which he was particular-  ' ly fond, was delivered in the morning,  ��� is only one instance in many of their  cleverness.  In the London "Zoo" a large African  elephant restores to" his would-be entertainers all the biscuits, whole or broken,  which  strike the  bars  and  fall  alike  ', out_of JbJs rgaclvand theirs in the space,  T"b~etween the barrier and his cage.    He  ' points  his  trunk straight at  the biscuits and  blows them  hard  along the  If floor to the feet of the persons who  H, have thrown them.    He clearly knows  /( what he is doing, because if the biscuit  l> does riot travel well he gives it a harder  I blow.  Many animals, either pursuing or pursued, exhibit a knowledge of facts very  little known to the majority of mankind,  such as of the places where scent lies  or is obliterated and of tbe effects of  wind in carrying evidence of their presence to the pursuer. The hunted roe  or hare will make circles, double on its  own tracks and take to water or fling  itself for a considerable distance  through the air as cleverly as if it had  read up all tho theory of scent in a  book. Nor are the pursuers less ingenious.. They have learned the art of  "making a cast." This is the dodge by  which a huntsman alike saves time and  picks up a lost scent.  1/ German Thoroughness.  I   The magnificent organization of trade  ,and   technical  schools  in  Germany   is  three generations old!    Our competitors  lare not content with what exists. They  are incessantly employed in perfecting  their practical equipment.   How can we  expect to compete with a country where  thousands of apprenticed clerks, the business directors and commercial travelers  of the future, attend their continuation  .schools for two hours in the morning���  rom 7 o'clock to 9?   Then they go to  their' offices, and long before attaining  their majority they are proficient in at  least a couple of living languages, have  a thorough'grasp of the whole theory  I'land practice of foreign trade, and, above  |��:all, in their own special line have got  IKquite to the bottom of their business.  IliBetween 15  and  19 with  us  the state  Kvknows  next  to nothing of  its  youth,  IfVjthough that is the very period in whicli  ''?Tpermanent   character   ana  faculty  are  .-^shaped.   The thousand boys who might  ff^have become technical experts or com-  [���Hmercial travelers as fluent and j-ersua-  ���ysive as their  Continental rivals  in as  ''many tongues, would be worth a roil-  Uion of the elementary instructed, v. ho  'retain little more on the'average than a  TME CANADIAN  BANfe OF COMMERCE  *  wrXfn which is amalgamated  THE  BAN-rK  OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  Hffij"i.D OFFICK: TORONTO.  IMPEBIAL BAM  OF    Gj^JST^JID^.  Paid-up Capital,       -     -     -      $8,000,000  Reserve Fu;nd,       ....  $2,000,000  ACCRECATE' RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000,  Hon. Geo. A. CfJox,  President.  Robt. Kilgour,  Vice-President.  London Officio, 60 Lombard Street, SI. O.  New York   C'oflice, 10   Exchange   Place.  and tii Brriirrches irr Canada uud tho  * United States.  SAVINGS VBANK DEPARTMENT:  Interest nllowctd  on doposits.    Prosent rate  threo por cent.     ���,  GRANGE V. HOLT,  t    Manager Nelson Branch.  -     ���.'������ '.   ��� ==_z=t==z___z==     .:.  strong taste for; cheap iletion. Our expenditure upon '^education is hir-joly a  colossal waste, tiud our .failure to provide a secondarfv system such us can  alone bring tbe s-eed to harvest is a national disaster anch a national disgrace.���  London Telegraph .  The Roman* pe of Warfare.  Very characteristic', but unfounded, ' said  tho speaker, was tl^io objection made by  colonel Graves when\ he said: "The Doer  fights to prevent hisT foe getting at'him,  while the British, 1 ;iim proud to believe,  fights with the view oil' getting-' at his t'oe."  Surely the question hei-c is not who fought  in the most chivalrous!',and romantic way,  but who fought best Iwith the object of  gaining victory. The qrlrestion was merely  which was (he best li'iiir of lighting under  modern conditions. As.ccVlonel Graves made  his comparison for tlie'pWposo of explaining British rvorses they inuist como to the  conslusion that the unrolmaiitlc Boer way  was tlie best. But if this I was so, this was  the method which would lbo adopted In the  continental war, in spite lot' all regulation  and maneuver drill. The iFrench, for instance, were a very chivamous and romantic race, but when it was .al question of defending their fatherland thley would fight  in the way that was most I likely to gain  victory, and not in the waly that looked  best in a picture. Therefore,! if tlie Boers  were most successful bccausili they lay behind entrenchments, never exposed themselves, and crept instead of Walked, they  merely adapted themselves tol new conditions of war, and did whatl .continental  military men had often declared it was  necessary to do. There was no-, use In accusing the Boors in lighting iiji an unro-  mantic way. Their object Was tk> gain the  victory, and if the so-called Boq-r methods  ���that was to say, ingenious ��� entrenchments, creeping attacks and i\ general  preference for tho defensive���were,! the best  they might be ���-ure that they -would be  adopted in a future war. Colonc1' Graves  said that as a, consaquenec of ithis dif-  I'crerrLiorr "we find greater losses! on the  part of tlio British troops." IKxactly.  But that the Boor-methods do noil waste  lives unnecoss'ii'ily was Its best justification. To those who did not agree wiUh this  opinion"he would say that it was unworthy  to regard war from tlie point of view of a  sportsman and to regard an army .\is an  instrument, of seeking adventure \ and  showing address and audacity. Those! who  regarded war in this light had bettelr go  hunting lions or competing in chamilion-  ships. The sacrifice of a.single life melrely  Is  sold  everywhere.  Ironbrew.  HKAD  OFFICK. TORONTO.  Capital        -       -      $2,600,000  Rest       -   '  -      -    $1,850,000  H. S. HOWLAND President  D. Jt. WILKIE General Managor.  K. HAY Inspector.  SAVINCS   BANK   DEPARTMENT.  TUB   CURRENT   RATK   OB*    INTEREST   ALLOWED,  Nelson Branch���Barns Block, 221 Baker  Q Street.  J. M. LAY, Manager.  to show heroism was nothing better than  a crime. Tho sense of appreciating and  admiring what colonel Graves admired was  probably lacking in the lecturer, but he  fancied that all the mothers and aU the  in this respect.���W. Block in a .London  address.  i  ACOffiPLETELINEOF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  "Windows  Inside Finish  local and coaob. ,  Flooring    t  looal and ooastj.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail   ^_Mouldings_  ~   ^Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds.  IB" WHAT **Otr WANT IS NOT IN STOCK  WE WILL MAKE IT FOB TOU  CALL AND GET PKICH8.  L Sayward  c    HALL AND LAKB BTItKHTS. KRLROW  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  CORNER OF  HKNDRYX AND VKRNON STRKKTS  A-1  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  lite Pine Lumbar Always in  Stoc>\.  We carry a complete stock of  Ocast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Dooi*b.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention  Porto Rico Lumber Co. Ltd.  R.iREISTERER & CO.  BB3vr*(-as and bottlehs or  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and regular delivery to the trade.  BREWERY  AT   NELSON  An American Trick.  VICTORIA, August 13.��� News was received by tho steamer Olympia of the trial  of three Americans���James Winn, Alfred  rit'iit, and'Richard Leslie Butler��� who together with Andy .Homan, a Dane, and H.  JS. Piper, formerly correspondent of the  North China Dally News and Chinese interpreter, looted a Chinese pawnbroker's  store in a village about thirty miles from  Pekin on June 25th. The case was tried at  Tien Tsin before United States consul  Ragsdale on the complaint' of the pawnbroker, Chan Yiun Peng, which was dated  July Sth. He alleged that tho foreigners  came to his store with a number of carts  and, declaring that ho was accused of boing a Boxer leader and had fire arms hidden, began to mako a search. They strung  up one of the Chinese and bound the others  and demanded five thousand taels, of which  the Chinese could raise only 500. After  spending a night in the store they left next  morning carrying away a quantity of silver and jewelry. Their carts had Hod, being chased by the Chinese patrol.  A petition has boon presented to LI Hung  Chang by the people of Chi LI, praying exemption from the indemnity demanded for  losses suffered by the missionaries and  converts. Tho plea puts forth that the people will find it impossible to pay' the indemnity and coercion would drive the province to revolt.  Does  not' contain  any harmful ingredients. Ironbrew.  <<  BRANDY  99  DE LAAGE FILS & CO. XXX. COGNAC  possesses a delicious bouquet.'"  DE LAAGE FILS & CO. XXXX COG-  nac is mellowed- by its great age and is  recommended to connoiseurs, and for medicinal purposes.  SCOTCH  WHISKIES.  Agency with Full Stocks at Victoria for  THK DISTILLERS' COMPANY, LTD.,  Edinburgh, the largest holders in the  world of Scotch whiskies.  THE CALEDONIAN LIQUER SCOTCH  Whiskey-is one of their leaders. Try It.  R. P. RITHET & 00., Ltd.  Victoria,  B.  O. v  A. B. Gray, P. O. Box 521, Nelson, B. C,  Kootenay  Representative.  91  91  <n  K  -9<f  H. H. PLAYFORD & CO.  MADDEN   BLOCK  NELSON.  I TOBACCO   AND   CIGAR ��  % MERCHANTS.  W \     ���   -    91 j  ||J P. 0. Box 637,  '��&. \ .*  _^^*.*.*.***.-**-**.*:*.*.****.*.*.**.*^i:  Telephone 117. $  _t!  W. P. TIERNEY  A(  Telephone 205.  GENT FOR GALT COAL  Office  Two Doors West C. P. R. Offices  R. B. REILEY  b'uCii.'ESSOR TO H. D. ASHCROFT.  BLACKSMITH AND WOOD WORKER  EXPERT HORSESHOEING.  Special attention given to all kinds of  repairing and custom work from outside  points. Heavy bolts made to order on  short notice.  FISHING TACKLE  "WE HAVE THE BEST  FLIES AND   THE  13EST LEADERS  iMADE.  Minnows, silver and gold and Phantoms  Silk  Lines  Landing Nets  And a pplendid line of all fishing requisites.  CANADA DRUG & BOOK GO.  K.-W.-C. Block.      Corner Ward and Eaker 8te  v��, .-�����-*���-^,. **-**rfc .*���*���*..-������������>. **-�����>..-*-!*���> . *-<a>. *��*--i> . *�����������-�����.. -��a>,. *��*-m,. >�����,. *��Bfc. *��j��^ . xfc iys\00-,^0. ^0 _ __%_*. _*_* . ____*   ___& _ ____w . _____*_ __** . ____0 . __-*   -����   ^jfy  ^0  ^-��   ^   ���^  ���^^���00' 00 ' 00'00'0*' 00 ' 00'0*''0*'00 ' i^ ' 00' 00 ' 00' 00 ' 00 0* ^**'^^*^-^'^  m( ��� ��� ���    ������ ,%  to  to  Established In Nelson 1890.  to  to  9}  9*  9\  9*  to  CAN PROVE"  Tho moro ynu lmvolo tlo with Jacob Dover, Iho Jeweler, t.ho moro you will understand how tbo abrolnte Riicnr****- of a  upecinlty hoirs:ulike his depends on haviiiK tho right tliingr- at tiro right price*-, and having them all tho time. This is what lins  won for us a growing business (Jinco our beginning Ion yirars ago. Then our methods arrd our treatment of customers t-penk  plainly for themselves as soon as you investiitute. Jacob Dover, tlie Jeweler, is equipped to help 3011 roe^C all requirements  necessary. Mako us your Nelson representatives in watches, precious stones, jewelry, etc., and lot us 1IU your mull ordors. The  responsibility is then with us to keep you supplied with tho right things at the right timo nnd at tho right prices.  OUR WATCHMAKING AND JEWELRY DEPARTMENT HAS NO EQUAL IN B.C.  Ml//.  JACOB  DOVER,  THE JEWELER  C. P. R. WATCH INSPECTOR. NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA. j  Mai! orders receive our prompt  and careful attention. Our prices  re always right. '  to  9\  to  to  to  to  to  to  ^-sff" S^.SL.: S!_i 42*1 eSLi 4Z0i ����1 GSLi SLi ��&i SLiSLi^'0S^.d__i���_2  ' ' {^" ^*^ ^^ S*' S** ^5te^ **^ir-- ��*" ��*r^ grar- ��*%" JS^' 4Bh>- <��Jr>' ^~^-ff"  ���v���^���^',^��^5j��*,3g>��jg����� S^��� Sj*��� ^**^S'-SS?'-^'���to!'*���5'*iB1 * j?**ii&^.i  ~0^^0^'0^'00'00'00_'00'00'00' 00' 00'00'00'00'00'00' 00' 00'^'  r-On the construction of the Arrowhead &  Kootenay railway in the Lardo district.  HIGHEST WAGES PAID  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.  For   further   particulars   apply   to   the  Nelson  Employment- Agencies or to  CARLSON & PGRJER  CONTRACTOR,!-**.  ^CrMrFARtEiCHrSpMaiistr^  Also Inventor of Apparatus for.Relief and  Cure of Deformities of the  Human  Form.  SEE 1VIY LATEST  INVENTION . , .  Head  Office:  Vanoouvor, B. C.  RUPTURE  Four yoArs in British Columbia, during  which time a great many ruptured people  have been cured by my patented appliances. Send for testimonials.  TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:  My Hernia support nas cured a much  larger percentage of ruptured people than  --.ny otner Tru *s or Injection ln America.  I can prove it. Every appliance I adjust I  keep in good repair, free of charge while  it is necessarily in use. Every appliance  is constructed and adjusted especially to  suit each case. I have been granted more  patents for improvements upon trusses  than any man ir. Canada.  No matter how hard the runturo 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. Hize  or age immaterial. Infants, children and  adults.'  FOR   LADIES   ONLY.  I have the privilege of'referring you to  some most reliable ladles who have been  cured by my appliances, resident ln Victoria, Vancouver and Nanaimo.  Numbers of my Canadian patents: January 10, 18,387, 23,799, 24.DGS, 20,214; July  5..1S95, 49.S87.  AT HUME HOTEL, NELSON,  August 10th to 15tl|.  OFFICE:    ROOM   4.  Office Hours: 9 a. m. to 12 m., 1 p. in. to  6 c.m., and 7 p. zn. to S p. tn.  y  csoi&jp-j^isr-^-  OFFICE: BAKER STREET WEST, NEL8GJN, B. C.  TELEPHONE NO, 219.   P. 0. BOX 6S8.  IPRBLE, BUILDING STONE,  BRICK AND LIME .....  The Mansfield Manufacturing Company  have the above mentioned building materials  for sale at reasonable prices. Special quotations to builders and contractors for large  orders. ���       " ."  ORDERS BY MAIL PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO  coii/LFJ^j<r~sr  OFFICE:    BAITER STREET WEST, rN'ELSOfJ, B. C. TELEPHONE NO. 219.    P. 0. BOX 638.  ^e_X'__^r_v_K:i_Ka_i_t.i_n_MML^_^.iMiijtMiii^.^uiiLsu*xr^  NOTICE,  CANCELLATION     OF     RESERVATION  KOOTENAY   DISTRICT.  Notice is hereby given that the reservation placed on that particular parcel of  land, which may be described as commencing at the no,thea,t corner of Township  v>".) Eight A, Kootenay district, which 13  alsr.   the   uortneast   corner   of   blcck   Vi.  fxanted to the Nelson Ss Fort Sheppard  laihvay Company by crown grant dated  Sth March, 1S9'5, thence due east 16 miles;  thence due south to the international boundary; thence due west along said boundary  1G miles; thence north to the place of commencement, notice whereof was published  in the British Columbia Gazette, and dated  7th May, 1S96, is hereby rescinded.  AV. S. GORE.  Deputy Commissioner of Lands & Works.  Lands and Works Department,  Victoria, B   C , 23rd May, 1901.  NOTICE OF ASSIGNMENT.  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF     . 0  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WllOLESAU* AXD IIKTAJL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  K. W. C BLOCK  WARD STREET  ORDERS BY JTATI. U'KCKIVE PROMPT ATi'ttNTION'.  E. C. TRAVES, Manager  OiranCO;  WHOLESALE LIQUORS AND CIGARS.  NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  Have Now in Stockv  RilNER (Seattle) BEER in quarts and pints.   It is fresh bottling, excellent in  quality and mudornto in price.  ! 125 BARRELS "DOG'S NKA1)" AI.K AND STOUT just arrived direct from  London, Knglnnri. Thero is no superior botUings of Baf.s and Gulncss. Prices  are interesting to dealer:).  9ur Special Canadian Rye  Is growing in favor.   Sriles nro increasing.   Quality arrd flavor nro recognized.  Wo hnvo it irr bulk anil in cntes n.f. and (Js.  Wocnrry nltirgc nrrd very flno htcck of Cigarr*.    A full range of UdIoii goods.  Just received nnotlier shipment, of Granria'a pure Havana good?.  *ujjj��..wiiiiiMjjfcjiaLj.r��i��Miiuw.iimwi.i.rigwi  HHrt "Til"'ll1"  BS*t  ROSSLAND   BJNailVBERIIVa   WORKS  cunliffb & McMillan  Founders,  Boilermakers  and Machinists.  ORB OARS, skips, ci-ges>, ore bin doors, chule-r and general wrought iron work.    Our ore cars are  the bent on th�� market.    Writo rrs for references and full pnrticu nrs.    SECOND HAND MACHINERY KOU SALE.-Oric 6-foot Pclion wutcrwheel, width600foot,   8 told  spinal riveted pipe.   One lOxOxlli outsido packed plunger sinking pump.    Kock drills, stoping  bars, &c. &c.  AGENTS NORDHEY PUMPS. STOCK  CARRIED.  P.   O.   Box  188.  THIRD   AVENUE,   ROSSLAND.  zxixxxzzzzzxzxzxxxzxzaxxxzxzxzxxxzzxzzzzxzzzzixixixi.-.izzzzxizzzzzzxxxiixxxzixzzzzzxixtixxxxxxxxxxxzxxxxxr^xzx^  THE   PROSPECTORS   EXCHANGER  No. 4, K. W. C. Block,  NELSON, B. C.  Gold, Silver-Lead nnd Copper Mines wanted at the Exchange.  Free-Milling Gold Properties wanted at once for Eastern Investors.  Parties having mining property for salo are requested to Hond samples of thoir oro to tho  Exchange for exhibition. Wo desire to hear from all prospectors who havo promising minoral  claim!- in British Columbia.  Prospectors and minirjg mon aro requested to make tho Exchango their hoadquartors whon  in Nelson.  All samples should be sent by express, Prepaid,   Correspondence aolicitod.  Address all communications to  Telephone  .104 ANDREW  F.  ROSENBERGER,  P. O. Box 700 Nelson, B. C.  Pursuant  to   tho   "Creditor's Trust  Deeds  Act"  and amending acts.  Nonce is ner coy grven that Henry Ferguson Jlal-ioan, heietofoie carrying on bubi-  nuss at the eny of Nelson, in the province  01* British Columbia, as a druggist, has by  deed of assignment, made in puisuance of  the ���CrvUitor s> Tiust Deeds Act," and  amending acts, and bearing date tho Cth  nay of August, l'JOl, assigned all his real  and personal piopeity to David Morris, of  the said city of Nelson, gentleman, In  trust for the purpose ol paying and satisfying ratably or pioportionately and without preference or priority, the credilor& of  the said Henry Fcigu&dn McLean their just*  debts.  The said deed was executed by the said  Henry Ferguson McLean on the Cth day of  August, 1001 and afterwards by the said  David Morris on the Gth day of August,  lUOJ, and the said David Morris has undertaken the said uusts created by the said  deed.  All persons having claims against tho  said Henry Ferguson McLean are required  to forward p*u ticulais of the same, duly  verified, together with particulars of all  securities, if'.uij. held by them theietor, to  the said trustee David Mon is, on or before  ihe Jlilh day ol September, 1901. All persons  indebted to the said Henrv Feiguson McLean are requned to pay the amounts due  by them to the said ti ustee forthwith. After  the sjrid lUth da\ of September, 1901, the  trustee will proceed to distribute the assets  of the said estate among the parties entitled thereto. ha\ir.g icgard only to the  claims of which he shall then have notice  Notice is also given that a meeting of the  creditors of the sird Heniv Ferguson McLean will be held at the ofllce of R M.  Macdonald, Uaker slreet, Nelson, on Tuesday the ''uui d iv of jVugust, I'lol, at the  hour of 4 o'clock in the nfternoon  DAVID MORRIS, Trustee  n. M. MACDONALD, Solicitor for the  Trustee.  Dated at Nelson this 7th day of August,  19U1.  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNEH.  To Herbert Cuthbert or to any person or  persons   to   whom   he   may   nave   transferred  his  inteiost  In  the Blend mineral  claim, sltnale on the west folk ot Rover  creek,  ir.  the  Nelson  mining division of  West Kootenay district, ,11111 rucoided in  the recordei s ofllco lor the Nelson mining   division  ^^rloir^ana^each-oC-j ou-are-hereby-:iotificd-  that we  have expended  four hundred and  eleven  dollars in  labor and  Improvements  upon   the abow*  mentioned  mineral  claim  in order to loid said  mineral claim under  tho provisions ot  the Mineral  Act,  arrd  if  within   ninet\    da\s   ot   trie   date   of   this  notice you fail 01 lefuso to contrrbute your  portion of such oxpi-ndrtures together* with  all   costs  of   ulveiUsing   \our  inteiest  in  said claims will become mc property of tho  subscribers, under htctlon 4 of an act entitled "An Act to Amend the Mineial Act,  1900."  FRAXK    FLFjTCIIER,  .7    J    MALONE.  H.    G.    NFCLANDS  E   T    IT    SIMPKINS.  Datod at Nelson this 3rd day of June. 1901.  LIQUOR LICENCE TRANSFER.  NOTICK OF APPLICATION FOR  TKANSFJ3R UF KUTA1L LIQUOR LICENSE.���Notice Is horeby given that wc  intend to applv at the next sitting of tho  board of license commlssloneis for tho  City of Nelson for tlio transfer uf the retail liquor llcenso now held bv us toi the*  premises knonn as the "Office" saloon,  situate on lot 7 In block 9, sub-dlvl.slon of  lot 95, Ward street, in the said Citv of  Nelson, to William Kobertson Thomson  and Charles C   Oar)' ot the slid city.  JAMES   N CI. LANDS,  S>.    E.   EMERSON.  Witness: CHAS.  R.  McDONALD.  Dated at Nelson, B. C, this ind day of  August, 1901.'  (No. 17S.)  CERTIFICATE  OF THK  RKG1STRATION  OP AN  EXTRA  PitOVINCIATj COMPANY. COMPANIES ACT, 1S97.  I hereby certify that tho "German Mining and  Milling Company" has this day been registered  as an Kxtra Provincial Company, under the  "Companies Act. IS97," to carry out or efl'ect all  or any of the objects hereinafter set forth to  which the logr.-lntivo authority of the Legislature of British Columbia oxtends.  Tho head ofllco of the Company is situato in  tho City of Tacoma, State of Washington,  U. S. A.  The amount of the capital of the Company is  one hundred thousand dollars, divided into one  hundred thousand shares of one dollar each.  ���1 he head ofllco of tho Company in this Provinco in situate at, Nelson, and Richard Papo, Labourer, whoso address is Nelson aforesaid, is tho  attorney for tho Company.  ��� The timo of the oxistenco of tho Company is  fifty years.  Given under my hand and seal of ofllco at  Victoria. Province of British Columbia, this 10th  day of June, ono thousand niuo hundred and  one.  [u s.) S. V. WOOTTON-  Rcgistrar of Joint Companies.  The objects for which tlie Company has been  established aro those sot out in tho Certificate of  Registration granted to tho Company on the 1b6  Fobruary, 189!), arid which appears iu tho British  Columbia Gazette on tho 18th Fobruary, 1897^ast  j'  JV**^S(^.  4*  JyM&Mms^S^S^  ���^.V.::-��ajf-  l.  8S  ,-R-k  I1  '.iii  ::\i  $ ���  8- !  if  7t  **i  .it WE HAVE JUST aEGETVED  f"??'?s*'*',fcy00m&t&&r**tit0*** ****��v  H  1 i  I *  ii  r-1  CONSISTING OF  IRON BEDS  RATTAN  GOODS  UPHOLSTERED  GOODS  ���''���  --  ?.  I  TABLES  CHASES  DESI^S  MATTRESSES  BRASS BEDS  IRON BEDS  CHILDREN'S COTS  FOLDING BEDS  BABY CARRIAGES  GO CARTS  HIGH  CHAIRS     o  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  J^ERANDA^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  WtM tffilSoif frkfiiiW:li WHfRMiAV ;M(MM; AttGtJf]) W, Mi  "   ....   _ ^-.-   ���   ���*^�����_,   ..- .���_.., -"j. ......---. - . -. .... . . - ��J^^#/&-*x��-t'r~b'^.-&-��f.<f-^-*Ffgm*'~��X'-Zlj*,^?\-'- '''.'"^ ;';���''���' 'V*-1*' ��� *,'���*���������; >**���/" *^^,'.^V'*.V-'Vf-*'Vfr^.;-��V;--'.^ ."*'���.�� ���>���<-.����� ._rr\ .v..,;,.-,.. .v. v.,r,V'rtAi''t"��.i:  GQfMnmm V+mnxtw  - ���r'\Tiii-rr*-tf~r^r- -i-Vf--t*irVin-|--Jiv ~s^-'-' ���x.-:rJ'"--if.m_e."^~ in nV**P*��^^'-Wrf^ n-iMUOi.^i-lf'W'^^ingi rw  TOILET  SOAPS  We have just opened up an assortment of Fine Toilet Soaps of  American, French and English manufacture, ranging in price from 10  cents a cake up.   Any and all are exceptionally good value.  TELEPHONE 37  Store, Corner Bakor acd Josciphlne  PAINTS, OILS /\ND GLASS.  GARDEN  TOOLSJ  REFRIGERATQRS �� rubber and cotton hose.  POULTRY NETTING/  W. F. TEETZEL & GO.  VICTORIA   BLOCK  NELSON,   B. C.  Sole   Agents   for   Giant   Powder   Company    aiuf!   Truax   Automatic   Ore   Cars.  IsTELSOIT  STORES   AT  S^IsTZDOITnJ"  ��?���   r��J��   ��J��   Js   ������   ������   ��%   ��J*  �������  ��������  ��T��   ��?��  ��?��   ���?��   ���?*  ���%   *%  *%m  * Paid   Locals.   TWO   CENTS   a   -I-  * word each insertion. No local ac-   *  * cepted for less than 25 cents.       *  * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *  LAWRENCE   HARDWARE   CO.  Imnorters and Dealers in Shelf and Heavy Hardware.  TO   CO INTO  L  ATHABASCA  DIRECTORS  RECOMMEND SUCH A MOVE.  Reasons Given by the Secretary in a  Circular Issued to the English  Shareholders.  and that will bo of great advantage to the  property. Just as soon as we can got  things in shape and can lrrrikc some deli-  nile proposal we will at once communicate  with you either by cable or letter."  In the last paragraph of his circular the  secretary of the Athabasca company says  the directors hope to lay the scheme referred to before their shareholders very  . shortly; bat; in the meantime consider it  be.st for the interests oC all concerned, to  put the company Into voluntary liquidation.  Bed Room Sets, Sideboards, Wardrobes, Ladies' Dressing-  Tables, China Closets, Kitchen Cupboards, Ladies'  Secretaries, Combination Book Cases,  Hall   Racks,   Etc.  CORNER BAKER AND KOOTENAy STREETS.  .   'CAM... * Za~.X. .   I  An extraordinary geneial meeting: of the  shareholders of the Athabasca Gold Mine,  Limited, was held in London on Wednesday last for the purpose of considering a  resolution offered by the directors of the  company; to the end that the Athabasca  company should go into voluntary liquidation.Vlt has been known for some'time, that  the management of the Athabasca company contemplated-a.reconstruction'In the  event of the dsal on the -..Venus': group go-  ii'S through, but while" this deal is mentioned in the circular calling attention to  iho extraordinary general meeting it is  suggested that in any event it will be in  the interests of all concerned lo put the  company into volunt'uj- liquidation. The  resolution which was submitted , to the  shareholders of the Athabasca for their approval reads as follows:  "That this company too wound up voluntarily, it having beeiv proved to the shareholders' satisfaction that the company cannot by reason of its liabilities continue its  business, and that it is advisable to wind  up the same, and John A.VR. Clark bo and ���  he is hereby appointed lipuidator, for the  purpose of; such winding up at a feu of  lifty guineas. ���       ,k  Jchn A. Turner, the secretary of the  company, in his circular to'tlio shareholders calling attention to the extraordinary  general meeting attempts to locate the reasons for tlie winding up of the company,  but oddly enough does not mention the ore  bodies in the Athabasca mine. The state  of the mine, however, was probably inquired into at the meeting of the shareholders, but it .will be a week or more before the reports of the meeting will "reach  Nelson. Since the Athabasca meeting was  called, however, the deal upon the Venus  property was perfected, which may have  _a!Wimpoi'lartf^bearJng=upba=the=li(|Uidation=  resolution submitted.  In his circular the secretary remarks  that the shareholders are probably aware  that lack of water in the early part of the  year, and the consequent inability to work  the air compressor plant and rock drills,  caused the development of the mine to fall  greatly into arrears to such an extent that  it was necessary from lack of oro to close  down tlie mill and simply keep a small  force of men on development work and the  cyanide process. The cyanide plant works  Willi great success and, as the mill was  closed, the sr>.S72 yield of gold l'or .lune was  obtained entirely from the cyanide. Unfortunately the amount of tailings on hand  cannot keep the cyanide plant supplied for  more than a few weeks,  Under- the circumstances it was deemed  best by IJir directors to confer with the  itiiilinpT. lie came tn England !n  May and explained the position of affairs,  and that a considerable overdraft had boon  'necessary from our bankers at Nel.son to  moot thu losses on working during tho  past live months. The directors then decided that before proposing anything to the  English shareholders- it would be well to  get the opinion of the Canadian shareholders, who hold more than half tho  shares in the company. The manager lias  now ueen in Toronto for somo days discussing a plan whereby tho company may be  greatly strengthened by an:aI*janiati:iiT  with an adjacent property which is in a  highly developed state, with largo bodies  of oro ready for stoping and practically  ready to commence shipping to the Athabasca mill. Tho Canadian shareholders  have entire confidence in the mine.  The following letter from a Canadian  firm in Toronto, representing the Canadian shareholders, dated July 12th, gives  the latest information in tlie possession  of the board: "We had been waiting to  answer your letter of tlie llth of June until we had Keen Nelson Fell, who arrived  here last Monday, the Sth July, and since  then wc have i-een in close communication  witli him and other pa>'tics interested in the  Athabasca and the Venus as to some way  of getting out of the pros-rent dllllculty,  find we arc very hopeful that in the course  of the next week or ten days wc will be  able to fovvard you a scheme of reconstruction   that  -will   meet  with .your approval  The Tribune Is Strictly Impartial.  NELSON,'August 14th.���To the'Editor of  The  Tribune:  Having read in  your paper  of  this  date  the   following item  of news:  "The strike of the C.  P. E.  trackmen on  the Kootenay branches of the 0. I". It. is  now virtually  over,  as  practically all  the  old foremen have gone back to work" and  being  able   from   personal   observation   to  correct   this   statement,   i   hope   you   will  grant me space in your valuable paper to  do so. 1 went over the line on the Kith instant  and  found, that  there is  one  trackwalker from jNelson  to Bonnington  Falls,  two foremen and'two men from that point  to Robson. Another crew at Sloean Junc-  iton.  A  crew  composed  of one Italian  at  Park  Siding.   Neither  foremen  or  men  on  Slocan City section. Your paper last week  stated that sections on the C. & W. were  all   tilled   and   roadmaster   had   two   good  men to spare. I read a telegram to a section foreman dated the 12th instant, ottering him  a  choice  of  several   vacant  sections, and as tp all the old foremen having  gone to work,  out of twelve foremen employed on Slocan branches only three have  taken sides with the company and decided  to  scab on  their fellow-foromen.  In sone  paragraphs your paper states that work in  replacing the burned trestle on the Nakusp  branch   is  now   well   under   way.   A  good  word to use, as-It Is so well under that it  is out of sight. Curious how the: local news-,  hunter  would, not  mention   the  fact  that  neither in Rossland, Nelson nor Slocan City.  can  the  agents  of  the  C.  P.  K.  company  find a carpenter to go  to work while  the  strike is on. A line specimen of the Weary  Willie   class   was   seen   speaking   to. the  bridge  superintendent  in  Slocan  City  and  go out on the boat, so with the assistance  of such a helper and properly written, fictitious   reports   in   newspapers   the   public  may be brought to believe that said trestle  is under repair,   but as arrangements are  being made to carry traffic via Slocan and  Kobson and over the K.  Ss S., it is adivs-  able   to   see ..for   one's   self   the   truth   of  ���U*eso_renor.ts._Lmust-say���that-some-pE-tho-  local would-be-ollicials are placed in some  curious positions. 1 heard one swear that  he never would employ en Italian in future,  aid a week later seeks, finds, coaxes,  and coerces the ex-organ grinder to take  charge of a section. Gets him to do so, no  doubt, to get kicked out neck and crop  when the strike Is settled. Then we read  the strike is over. What a subject for a  sermon on truth.  T. G.  M'MANAMON,  B. of It. T. of A.  OITY AND DISTRICT,  James D. Sword, M. '_&.; is in Nelson and  is of opinion that the Similkameen country  is one,of the richest in.the province.  ��       .       ��      .  Hector Mackenzie, a bench hand at tho  Nelson Saw <Sfc Planing Mills, met with a  painful accident yesterday by getting one  of his hands in a jointer. He lost the tips  of three of his lingers.  .     .     m  " Hugh Nixon is now at work on the dam  which is to raiso the level of Cottonwood  lake, th is increasing its storage capacity  for city purposes. Ho is expected to have  the dam completed by the end of the week.  * * ���  John R. Cook, one of the pioneers of Toad  mountain, Slocan, and Rossland camps,  was married in Spokane on Saturday to  Miss Jessie AVoleott. John, may you never  go home and find your bed unmade or  empty.  ��   *   *  Provincial constable Dinsmore or Grand  Forks arrived in Nelson yesterday in  charge of Daniel Grady, who was recently  sentenced to three years' imprisonment  1-y judge Leamey upon a charge of horse  stealing. '  ��� .  _   *   *  The second payment on the London Ss  British Columbia Goldfie��_s bond upon the  Imperial and ISva groups in the Lardeau  falls due today., From the circulars that  hove been recently issued by the London  company it is regarded as certain that tno  payment will be met.  .��   *.- *  The city authorities"have ordered the removal of the derrick whicli the contractors for the postoflh-se building placed upon  the city wharf without, permission. The  derrick was erected without '-egard to the  convenience of other people who are  obliged to use the wharf.  ��   ���   ���  Elder W. C. Young of the Seventh Day  Adventists will this evening commence a  series of talks on the nature of man and  the probability of his ever being obliged  to sizzle in hell fire and torment for ever  and ever. The talks will be divided into  three heads, the nature of man from creation, the sleep of the dead, and the final  destiny.  Nelson's water works extensions are evidently dependent upon the steel worker's  strike. Several months ago the city placed,  an order with the National Tube Works at  McKeesport for a car of pipe-and fittings,  but so far the car has failed to come to  hand and it appears to be impossible to determine whether the material has been  shipped or whether it is tied up in the  strike.    -.����'*.  Dr. LaBau has transmitted to the city  council a copy of the provincial board of  health's regulations for the care of cases  of tuberculosis with the suggestion that  the city should adopt them and make them  apply to the city. The regulations are  framed upon the assumption that tuberculosis is an infectious disease and requires  4.he.=;same^carc=as=othci���diseasos=iri=lhe=  same category. '  ceipts, the company is getting /the people  into the way. of patronizing the /cars whicli  cannot hut result, in incrcascr/l business,  as riding in trarncars is more/ of an acquired habit than some peopleiare inclined  to believe. For the L'S days l'rr/m July 15th  to August 12th the compiiii;!' carried in  round numbers 20,000 passenger/-:-, as against  13,500 during tlie correspomlit/ig period for  the previous year. The coneeiyts at the park  are also attractive features a/nd their popularity is growing all tho tinr/c, affording as  they do an enjoyable outinlg at a trifling  exiiense.  *  The police are looking foi/ the small boys  who tampeicd with the lier/id at :he mouth  of the city's pipe line w/hich brings tho  water down Cottonwood d-.rcek to the olty  water mains. The boys onioned one of tho  gates and allowed the wa/ter to come down  tho creek instead of the/ pipe and as the  Hall smelter is now usii/ig about a million  and a, half gallons of -Jvater per day the  drain upon tlie reservcfiir, with tho Cottonwood creek supply /cut off, was soon  noticeable. This is'the second time that the  head works have been/ tampered with and  the city authorities are; 'determiner:! to make  an example of the offe/nders when they are  caus'ht.  WHB.CAIEBOII  INSURANCE,  REAL ESTATE  ana MINING BROKER  REPRESENTS  Tho  Best  Fire  and  Life  Insurance  Companies Doing Business in  the City.  Money to loan at S per cent upon improved property. Interest payable semiannually.   Principal  payable  annually.  PERSONALS.  G. R. Green of Vict/oria is at the Hume.  Ottawa is stopping at  F. K. Rochester  the Phair.  Thomas R.  Frcn  the Hume.  T. G.  Roy of tlj  the Tr-imont.  *h of I'logle creek' is at  Silver Hill mine is at  HOUSES TO RENT CHEAP.  j^GKNT. BAKKR STRK.1CT.  Charles Tf. Wcr^lf of the Granby smelter  is at the Phair.  Alfred -."Mauds/lay'- and wife of London,  England, are a/c the Phair.'  Norris    EnglAsh    of    San    Francisco    is  among the lat* arrivals at the Hume.  /        *   *   *  William 'Humor,  the merchant, prince of  Kootenay, is lin Nolson from Silverton. Ho  is stopping a/ the Phair.  / *   *   *  James Finillay of Robson,. A. G. Hill of  Revelstoke aind N. O'Regan of Sandon are  registered.a/t the.Madden.-  #'2'*V**-**-*-*-ji-5iil*.��rS..&Z:S:.Z.&Z:S:.S.  %  91  9t  After a good Lu.nch Try jg  "Creme de'Tonka,"thenew '��  and   popular  Liqueur $  '��     ROAST  LA.fiiB  WITH  CREEN   PEAS   FOB.    ��  ill LUjNCi: TODAY. m  ^R'SsfeC*���*���*��� **.*.*. '(> * *lz.**-*'*-*-*'* ^7  REAL  ESTATE AMD  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J��� & J. TAYLOR SAFES  CirKwo  Lively Game of Bowls  The   match   game   of   bowls   which   was  played   on   the  ocurt   house  green  yesterday afternoon  between   the  teams skipped  by Jacob Dover and David   Booth wrrs by  long odds tho prettiest exhibition of bowling   ever   seen   upon   the 'green.   The   two  skips  handled   their  men   to   the   host, advantage, with  fhe result that several very  close   ends   were   put   up   with   the   result  in doubt until the last bowl was delivered.  For the first six ends the play was as close  as  it  could  be,  neither  side getting more  than one ball in one ei.u,  the lirst half of  the game ending three all. Tho Dover rink  scored   one   in   the  ninth  end,   but  in   the  tenth   thoy went all   to  pieces.  The Booth  rink were lying about live shots and their  .skip  had  one  more  bowl  to deliver whon  Neelands, thinking the end was over, liftad  one of his rink's bowls. The Dover rink at  once  raised  the  objection   that  under  this  rules it was no end. This developed a sc3*.ie  like unto that which characterized the recent ball game in which the Georgia minstrels figured, and in the lively discussion  of the rules the game itself was forgotten  and  remained  unfinished,.  The teams  wero  mado up'iis follows: T-T. F. Macleod, C. .!���',.  Miller,  .1.   Neelands,   and  D.   Booth;  P.  E.  Wilson.  J.  II.   Wallace,  J.  A..  Turner,  and  ,T. Dover'. The work of all the members of  the   teams  was   highly  oivuU-.'.bl.*,   but  the  skips   themselves   carried   off   the   honors  Dover malch.g some remarkably good shots  for   his   team,   scoring   a   couple   of   times  with his last bowl when it appeared to be  Impossible.  It Is said that a  return match  between the samo teams will be played off  when  an  lnterprcr.ir'lioi> of the rules satisfactory to all parlies is.arrived at.  Tho first annual drill of the members .of  the local company of R. M. R. will take  place this evening in the "rear of the armory at 7:;10 o'clock. The members of tho  company will turn out In their civilian  clothes. Arrangements aro now being made  to give the members of the militia company and local rifle association practice at  the long ranges, namely 700, S00 and 1000  yards.  *   *   * <>  Notice of appeal has boon given in the  enso of Peters vs. the Nelson Tramway  Company. This Is the case In which the  company's motor-man sued the company  for $10,000 damages for the loss of an arm  as the result of the accident to the company s car on tho Stanley street grade  upon the Inauguration of the tramway service. At the trial of the actiorr a verdict  was givon l'or the defendant company and  from this Piers is now appealing.  R. J. Kirt'iwood,.ono of the original owners of the flamous Enterprise mine, on Ten-  mile creek/ Slocan lake district, is In Nelson fona flay or two.  E. Cosll/ey is registered at the Grand Central. He Mas just returned rrom Bloriasl-i.ee  mountain/ at the head of Kettle river, where  ho has'joeen. at work upon some mineral  propertii/.s in which he and a number of  Nelson I men are interested. He says the  properties aie looking fine.  LOCALS.  Desirable Business and Residence Lots  iri (Bogustown) F&lryiow Addition.  Ofllce   on  Baker   street,   west   of   Stanley  Street, Nelson.  <g;**.*.*&.*. ��*���*���;-���*.*��� ?.*���*��� see sgft !?���*������-_  ARTHUR    GBE  MERCHANT TAILOR  LATJIE-VTVUjOR  MADE SUIT.*.  RAKER  STRKK1* EAST.  "Punch  a  Nels/on  Hotel  Bar.  On  today,  la Ro/maine." Try it.'  Is a. tonic and food as well as a beverage.  Ironlprew.  Alfred  Hanilll of Eric and  !!. J. Raymer  of Rossland are at the Queen's.  Martin Madden returned from Phoenlxl  jester-day, where he has about completed,  tho erection of tho McMillian building. Me  says it will bo the finest wooden building,'  in tho Interior when it is finished. Mr. Madj-  den expects to start work in a few days  upon the .Knglish church building. Thcr**  are a number of Nelson men at work iii  I'hoenix. Dave McBeath is among the  others. Dave has a contract along with [a  man armed Bell for the street grading  and is said to bo doing well. ���        (  * *   ��� /'  Ij.  A.   Campbell  of  the AVcst Kootenay  Power & Light Company has written another letter to the city council in which  he sets out that his company is most anxious to come to some arrangement with  the city for the purpose of supplying srich  power as the city may require for lighting purposes Mr. Campbell says his company is willing to enter into any reasonable arrangement with the city for the  supply of power and expresses his willingness to meet the representatives of the  city and  talk the matter over.  ��� *   *  The receipts of the Nelson tramway for  the past month show that the company, has  not lost anything by reason of the reduc,-.,  .Hon of the price in fares, and while'lhere  Mining Records.  ^=a*!hree^new~locations=*-,*ero=recordod=at=the=l  Nel/son record office yestrday. Marcus  Fn/tctional, near Erie on Erie mountain,  by/ the- Transvaal Siambesi Company;  Hiblen, on the Forty-nine creek slope of  M/orning mountain; and Flora Fractional,  nJ;ar the head of the wost fork of Giveout  creek, by E. S. Glassforu.  Certificates of work were Issued to A. IT.  Celly on the Gold Tip, and to A. Boder on  he Polecat.  A certificate of improvements was Is-  Isued to Andrew Sostad on the Maggie  ' mineral claim.  ' One hill of sale was recorded in whicli  A. Lap-in tc transferred to Pet or JJerube  tiro Canada mineral claim on Granite  mountain.  '���^���S *�����* .-3-5)3 .���**-s-3 -**���* -s -��:���-�� 1333333 ??*'  ����������:���  91  (P  <n  m  <n  m  !��t  Si  EST TRANSFER GO.  N. T. MACLEOD, Manager.  All  Kinds  of Teaming and Transfer   : Work. '_______[_____  Agents for Tlard and S0C0 Coal. Imperial Oil  Cjrrrpany. Washington iirick, .Lime "t JVfanu-  tacturing Company. Goneral commorcial agents  and br'okevs.  All coal and wood strictly cash on delivery..  Twr.MPHoviiji.t7.    Cffice J84 8al_er St.  Try II.. Ironbrew.  Thorpe & Co. bottle it. Ironbrew.  DISSOLUTION OF CO-PARTNERSHIP.  Notice Is hereby given that the co-partnership hitherto existing between the undersigned under the style of Starkey it  Company, wholesale commission merchants, has this day been dissolved by the  retirement of George M. Phillips, who has  transferred to F. Starkey all his interest  in the assets, book accounts and business.  All persons indebted to tho said partnership are hereby requested to make payment  to F. Starkey, who has assumed all the liabilities of the paitnership and who will  continue  the business. '   . ���  GEO. '���M.   PHILLIPS,  FRED    STARK 13 ir.  "Witness: I-I. BUSH.  Nelson,  13. C, 14th August, 1901.  HENRY'S MfiSERIES  ,   APIARY i\ND GREENHOUSES  Greenhouse and Bedding out Plants.  Lowest   Prices.  BEE SUPPLTBg, 5.EEDS, KBRTILIZBRS  Agricultural implements, fruit briskets*  and crates, fruit and ornamental trees,  bulbs for fall  planting.  ���JOCJ  Westminster Itoad.  Catalogues Free.  Vancouver  ���ib*** -23:-53:-2333:-a il; *.*���*.*.*.*.*.**.*.*.*((.  I br  ims  been  no great gain  in  the cash  re-  EAST K00TEMAY'S FIRST  ANNUAL MINERAL,  AGRICULTURAL AND  INDUSTRIAL EXHIBITION  THREE  D/\Y3' OF   INSTRUCTION,   INTEREST AND  ENJOYMENT.  CRA.NBR.00K,  S. C, SEPTEVBEI" 25 to 27, 1901.  The best program over seen in the country. See posters and -'ironlars for further,  particulars. Mineral exhibit, bucking contests, agricultural exhibit, horse races.  -���Specially low return railway rates from  all -*oints.  A. XV. McVITTIE, Secretary.  it;  Hi  iH  Hi  Hi  iii  u>  \*i  iii  \ii  Hi  tli  tii  ,))  Hi  tb  tli  id  ib  THESE^  HOT DAYS  Doiible Jersey  Buttermilk.  QUENCH  YOUR i  THIRST WITH \  Aiiliou-rt'i-B'-r-ch I  Boer, 1'a.hsf, (Mil- Q  woul.'Oi Uei.'r. Cnl- If  gai-y Uuor, Reis- 2  i-'rer & Co. Boer, 9  Gosnoll Ueer, ana i  ������*��nr*ti--tji��*aa(3ir__\trx*x ��  ���MAMATTAN  SALOON  Dnublo .Terspy  Buttermilk.  Oi S-*S3:-33'aS'3:-3:33 91 *���*.*.*.*���*.**.*.*.*.*.<!.���  ZTIOaBROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner of Victoria and Kootenay Streets.  P.  O. Box 559. TELEPHONF NO. 95.  ANNOUNCEMENT  R,' A. Elliott, who for some time has-  handled the Hazel wood Company's business 111 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 as1  pickles and preserves.  ���'*H'- ...j-'-L  -,-ter:;.i:.-7  :.i

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