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 ESTABLISHED   1802  FRIDAY  MORNING,  AUGUST  lfi,   1901  DAILY   EDITION  IMPORTANT  MINING   DEAL  MONTREAL SYNDICATE SECURES  VALUABLE PROPERTY.  Fifteen Claims Are Represented in the  Sale and the Purchase Money-  Has Been Paid.  The deal for the purchase of the group  of claims on the iron ridge which constitutes tlie divide between cArrow creek  and Goat river was closed yesterday,  when the final payment was made and  the title to the property vested in the  Montreal syndicate, whicli has been represented in the negotiations by William  Blakemore. There are-all told some 15  claims represented in the deal, 'which  are known as the Idaho, Dakota, La-  Grande, Cracker Jack, Cynic, Cymbric,  Rhodesia, Snowcap, Keepsake, Pacific,  Old Glory, Atlantic, Maple Leaf, Union  Jack and American Flag. In many respects this deal may be regarded as the  most important that has been perfected  in Kootenay for several years, as there  is said to be'a very good prospect that  as a result of it there will.be built up'  in the district a very important iron  and steel industry giving employment to  a large number of men. -  There are a large number interested  in tho deal as vendors, and for the past  few days they have been on the anxious  seat "while the -solicitor, for the purchasers has^ been examining into the  title to the properties affected. The  number of people interested made the  work of holding them together more or  less difficult, and it is safe to say that  C. P. Hill, who has figured in the scheme  throughout as the promoter, was the  happiest man in Nelson yesterday when  the negotiations were finally concluded  and the purchase money paid over. :  William Blakemore, who has represented ": the Montreal; syndicatevin the  negotiations, in discussing the deal with  a Tribune- representative, said it might  fairly be stated^ that one of the most  important mining deals that had Jieen  made in the district was consummated  by the paying through the Bank of  Montreal ofva sum of moneyapproximating $100,000 in cash for the mining  property situated near Kitchener. The  ideal was: the result of negotiations  ���-winch-were bpened.up in.Mpntreahthree  months ago. -when he, as mining engineer for a Montreal syndicate, took an  option upon, the property in question  ���from C; P. Hill. Since then extensive  ���wojJc has T.ech done and the sum cf  $1..i.00) oj e'rdeci.in prospecting and developing the property. In addition to  this careful examinations of the property have, been made by competent experts, and more than 50 samples of the  (3-j'it* have been submitted for assay, with  the result that he and his associate**  .'decided to complete the purchase of ihe  property without waiting for the option  to 'run its full course. In addition lo  Mr. Hill there are a number of local  ���men interested in the deal, including  ;j. Roderick Robertson, S. M." jSrydge.-*  ���and F. W. Peters.  ���The importance of the -leal, li-.' si?id.  was not to be measured by the vr'uiey  eonsideration involved, although it was  a large amont, but rather by the effect  which the consummation of tho deal in  JUkely to have upon the futureJJevQhyp_._  "���merit-of~th~e~province.    The reports of  tho  experts,   the  assays   made 'on  the  ore and the work clone upon the property, whicli consists of. 15 claims, have  disclosed the .existence of a conlinuoir  ftody of high  grade hematite iron ore.  The actual width and depth of the ledge  Jiave  not   been   determined,   but, sufficient work has been cone to show that  the "body'of the quartzite in which the  ore  occtr.'S  is  from  100 to  200  feet ii:  width, and the geological.formation favors  the conclusion that there c***i  be  no doubt of its existence at considerable depth.   The purity of the oro is one  of its marked  features, the best assay  shoAving G6  per  cent of metallic  iron,  2 per cent silica. .03 per cent sulphur,  and  a trace of phosphorous;   and- the  .average of 20  assays  taken  from  different parts of the property gave metallic iron 55 per cent, silica 10 per cent,  sulphur  .05  per  cent and  phosphorous  .01 per cent.   Prom these figures it will  he seen that the iron is at least equal  to Lake  Superior hematite in metallic  iron,  and   lower   both   in   phosphorous  and sulphur.   Whether t.he property will  develop into a proposition large enough  to justify the establishment of an iron  -���melter for the production of pig iron  ja-ttd   steel   rails   for   local   consumption  remains to be determined.   The quality  ���f the ore  is  admirable  for  this  pur-  ���pose, and when it is remembered that  ���the best coal and coke on the continent  s produced within 100 miles or so, and  hat there is abundance of limestone for  'fluxing upon adjoining property, it will  be seen that there is  nothing to  present the establishment of steel  works  if tlie property should  prove to be  cf  Isufficient   extent' to   jasi,..y   thin   step.  In the opinion of good judges such, expectations  are  not  thou-rht  to  be  too  sanguine, and the effect upon the province in the event of such  being done  [would   be  relatively  as   great   as   that  broduced by the opening up of the coal  tnines  at  Fernie  and   the  introduction  ftof  cheap  coal  and  coke.    Pig iron   is  i'wortlt $20 per ton today in British Co-  /lum'bia.     Standard   section   steel   rails  I;ire  worth  $40  and  light mine  section  |i*teel rails :?60 per ton.   Pig iron can be  ranufactured at Kitchener for 510 per  ;on, which would give heavy steel rails  it $20 and lighter sections at ��!25, and  .astings  and  machinery  used   In   the'  province would be similarly affected and  :i great saving thereby made in the outlay for mining plant. There is also the  further possibility of an export trade,  its there are no steel works upon the  Pacific coast, and no other deposit of  iron ore discovered which, without admixture, would produce simim* metal  to that of the Kitchener deposit.  If, however, it should be found that  the property is not extensive enough  to justify this programme there is still  an important aspect in "which the whole  smelting industry of British Columbia  will be benefited in the provision whicli  the property will make of the highest  quality of iron ore for fluxing purposes.  Hitherto the, ore available for this purpose has been of an inferior quality,  and has had to be brought at considerable expense from great distances. To  illustrate this it might be said that  the, Half Mines smelter is now procuring its supplies from Kamloops. It is  also a' fact worthy of note that Kitchener is near enough to the smelters at  Great Falls and Butte to bring, them  within the range of the Kitchener property's operations for this purpose.  As to his present intentions Mr. Black-  more said the program of the Montreal  men would be to devote the next year  or two to development work before deciding upon the larger scheme to follow. Meanwhile preparations will be  made to ship ore early next season to  the, various smelters for fluxing purposes. During the life of ithe bond,  Mr. Blakemore added, a crew of from  25 to 30 men had been employed, and  this staff will now be increased. In  the exploratory work diamond drills had  largely been used and he would continue  to use them. He was also considering  the purchase of a small hoisting plant  to enable the men to gain depth upon  the ore. . It was thought that work  would be continued this season until  the first of Noveniber, when it was likely  that the weather would render further  work difficult" .Next; season, however,  he hoped to be in shape to continue the  work throughout the winter, as there  would then be sufficient underground  work in hand. .  r,AS7ERT>T    CANADIAN   Y;IZ1IJNTGS  MONTUISAIj, August If).���Assets of tho  ili'l'tinct Ville Mario brink amounting to  nearly half a million dollars wore sold today fur S10,000.  MONTREAL, August 15.���l'lre tonight  destroyed throe-quarters' of a million feet  of lumber bo-longing to J. K. Ward & Co.;  loss ?12C0, fully insured.  TOHONTO, August in.���Over 15,000 harvesters for Manitoba and the Northwest  have boon handled by the C. P. R., 12,000  of whom came from different parts.of Ontario.  OTTAWA.     A u (-tii S t     15.���Commissioner  Larke of Australia.reports to the department  of ���trade and   commerce  that  Canadian   trade  with   South   Wales  ln  all   but"  (lour lias grown 50 per cent last year.  W1ARTON, Out., August 15.���James Lindsay, a^inill wright ins Watts" sawmill, yesterday while working a lathe had a splinter vun into his head through tho eye  which caused concussion of the brain. He  is now in a serious condition. .  ���ST. JOHN, N. B., August 15.���The thirteenth annual assembly of the Sovereign  Great Priory of Canada opened here yes-  terday with 250 visitors in attendance. The  city is handsomely decorated in their  honor. Sessions will last till Thursday.  OTT7VWAT Ont., August 15.���AA'. a. Parm-  lee, deputy minister of trade and commerce, was married this morning to Miss  Jessie, daughter of Mr. Samuel Christie  of this city. They left immediately after  the ceremony for a trip through the lower  provinces.  MONTREAL, August 15.���Sixty minute  =guns=\ve;!c^fired=respeetively-from=tho=-cita==  del at Halifax, the American warship Indiana, tho citadels at Quebec and Fort  Henry, Kingston, last night out of respect  to the me.inory of the late empress Frederick o& Germany.  OTTAAVA, August 15.���No soldier need  appear in any of tho royal reviews in an  untidy condition, according ��� to an announcement by military authorities today.  They aro prepared to replace everything  that would tend to make a soldier look untidy.  OTTAAVA, August 15.���Tho D*rminlon  Educational Association this morning elected Miss Warner of Arancouver as one of  tiro vice-presidents of the kindergarten  department. Miss Mclntyre of Toronto is  president and Miss Cody of the same placo  secretary.  TORONTO. August 15.���Tire Evening  Telegram's London cable says: As a result  of an appeal from Canada for mon to bring  in the great harvest in Manitoba and the  Northwest, large number.'' of men are leaving this country for western .wheat fields  and nearly all of them will settle there  permanently. _, . '*���  MONTREAL. August 15.���La Presse late  thisaftornoon bulletined the fact that the  population of Canada, according to census,  was 5,337.100; that Quebec's population had  increased 132,000. and that Ontario would  lose five seats. The information is believed  to be correct, as La Presse has inside  sources foi" information,  TORONTO, August 15.���The crown lands  department of the Ontario government was  advised yesterday of the presence of  Thomas A. Edison, the celebrated inventor, nt Sudbury. I-I is visit is the direct result of an inspection of tho mines building of the Pan-American exhibition, whore  he saw some mineral from Ontario. Tt is  understood Mr. Edison will endeavor to  acquire some nickel land with a view of  securing nickel for some of his inventions.  SHERBROOKE, Que., August 15���Henry  Lapointe, a young man employed by Hector Ross, was killed instantly by being  kicked by a horse last evening. The horse  had broken from its stall and Lapointe had  brought it back, striking it several times  with a. whip. A few minutes later, as he  passed behind the horse, he was kicked In  the. chest and died almost instantly.  GRESGEUS MAKES A RECORD  TROTS A MILE AGAINST THE ABBOT IN 2:03 1-4.  the credit of The Abbot it should be  said that not only was this his first  race of the season, but that he has abo  been sick, and his best mile since his  recovery was in the vicinity of 2:09. The  betting before the race was 100 to .IO  on Cresceus and it was lively, there  being many followers of The Abbot  Famous Stallion Beats His Opponent  Half a Length���Largest Crowd  Ever Present at a Race.  NEW YORK, August 15.���What is  looked upon as the greatest harness  race in the hlstory-of the trotting horse  is on the card for the Brighton Beach  track today. Cresceus, 2:02 3-4, and  The Abbot, 2:03 1-4, will meet for the  flrst time in a special race for $ 12,000,  trotting mile heats, the best three in  five. Cresceus recently took away from  The Abflot the world's, record against  time, and while the latter has gone  the quarter in a 1:56 gait, which, horsemen say Cresceus cannot equal, Cresceus can carry his speed further. Never  has a race been looked upon by the  trotting fraternity with--so much sensational interest; and, track favoring,  whichever wins this contest of the kings  ��� will be a red-letter event in the history of light harness horses.,- The.prospects are not bright at 10 a. m. for  the big race today at Brighton Beach,  as the weather is cloudy and threatening, but prophets say it Avill not rain,  and if it does not there is no reason  'why-the-greatest trotting event of the  year should not be sensationally fast.  The track is in fair condition, but is  fully one second slow. On the other  hand, the champion Cresceus is in the  pink of condition and owner Ketchum  is confident that he will not only beat  The Abbot but also the record of 2:05,  which he made at Detroit. The Abbot  is fit and ready for the fray, but has  not made a public appearance this year.  His owner and trainer thinks he can.  under favorable conditions, go it in  2:02.  NEW YORK, August 15.���[Night Report.]���The trotting interests of the Empire City have not received such "a boom  in a quarter of a century as was  developed  today  at  the  Brighton  Beach  track when, under the auspices of the  New   York' Trotting   Association,   the  champion stallion and champion   '���siding, Cresceus and The Abbot, came together for a purse-of ��12,000.    "Sie Abbot, with his record of 2:03 1-4 of last  season, and Cresceus, with the mark of  2:02 3-4 made at Columbus, were to decide the question of which was the one  to  go  down.in history  as  the fastest  trotting horse now living.    There was  a larger crowd present tnan ever seen  before on a New York track under the  old conditions and this has been only  exceeded a feAV times since the existence  of the old track by-the seashore. ' The  grandstand was simply packed and this  despite the fact that reserved seats with  admission cost $4,"while boxes holding  four   persons   were  all   disposed   of  at  $30 each in addition, to the regular admission.    It  was   estimated   that  Stilly  15,000 people were present.   The wea-;har  was  simply perfect for the great race  and the track Avas like velvet, though  probably a second slow.    It was about  3:30 o'clock when the drivers, Ketchum  and Geers, appeared before-the grandstand and obtained their positions for a  _ star_t_t> y__th e^fi i p^of _a^eoi n.==L.ucI*u*tvas j  with the driver of Cresceus, as he secured   the   pole,   a   decided   advantage  with two horses nearly equal in point  of record.   When a little later the horses  came from the paddock they were AVildly  cheered and they looked fit for the work  before them.   Fortunately, too, the Avind  had died down to a dead calm, so there  was   no   obstacle   in   that   line.     Each  was driven up and clown the stretch for  a warming up and Avhen they reached  the starter, Cresceus was slightly in the  lead  and they were called back.    The  next   time  down,   however,   they  were  nose and nose and'slipping along like  birds over the fields.    Then like a shot  Cresceus rushed  to the front and had  a  lead  of a  length,  which  he held  to  the Quarter, in 30 3-4.    This iead  The  Abbot had slightly .ve'ltiead '.t the half,  in  1:01 1-4,  and  he was' a very close  second   at  the   throe quarters   pole,   in  1:32 1-4.   The vast crowd realized that  a world's record was about to be made  and   the   grandstand   rose   to   its   feet,  while the multitude which was in  the  space between tho stand and the track  cheered    wildly.     Coming    down    the  stretch it was a battle royal, with The  Abbot very close up, but Crosceus with  his  bulldog grip  kept on,  nostrils  extended,  and Just managed,to  beat  his  opponent by a halt length in 2:03 1.-1,  the  Avorld's  trotting record  in  a race  To say the announcement caused tumultuous   applause: ..on   the   stand   faintly  conveys the meaning of the expression.  At  the  second, trial  they  were  sent  away  beautifully,  but The  Abbot  had  not   traveled   a   hundred   yards   before  he made a disastrous break and before  he could  recover himself his opponent  was in front.    The Abbot once settled  made   a  grand   effort   to   overtake   his  opponent,   but the son   of  Robert  McGregor  was   out  for  victory  and   kept  ahead,  reaching the quarter  in  31  1-4  seconds, the half in 1:02 1-2, the three-  ouarters   in    1:35,   and   came    rushing  home,   winning  in  2:0G   1-4,   with   The  Abbot back of the flag.   As the race was  the   best  three  in   five,   Ketchum   consented  that Cresceus go another heat.  This he did shortly before 5 o'clock, accompanied   by   a   runner   for   the   first  half,  where he was joined  by another  runner,   and   he  did   tne  mile   in   2:05,  the quarter in 30 1-2, the half in 1:01 1-2,  and the three-quarters In 1:31 1-4.   To  Editor in Trouble.  LONDON, August 15.���The house of  commons today on the motion of John  Redmond, the Irish Nationalist leader,  ordered the editor and publisher of the  Globe, a Conservative London evening  paper, to appear at the bar of. the house  of commons for a gross breach of the  privileges of the house in accusing the  Nationalist members of corruption in  connection with private bill legislation.  BRITISH  COLUMBIA  NEWS  BIG   TELEPHONE   DEAL   AT  THE  BOUNDARY.  Vancouver Parties Lease Lines���Colis-  tro Sentenced at Rossland���Items  Prom Surrounding Camps.  per, still retaining the gold and ccj'p'.r  values. The molds on me carriages are  now brought into position by hydraulic  power and the copper is slowly poured  out of th'e converter into these molds.  The copper is molded into bars or into  cakes weighing about 30 pounds ench.  Tho converter is now."'--eady for another charge. It tak**s Jroin tAvo to foitr  hours to convert one charge into metallic copper, the time depending upon the  grade of copper matte.  LIVELV TILT IN COMMONS  KITCHENER'S PROCLAMATION IS  SCORED BY LIBERALS.  Eastern Baseball.  American���Baltimore 5, Cleveland 3;  Philadelphia 6, Milwaukee 4.  Eastern���Hartford 6, Buffalo 4; second game, Hartford 11, Buffalo 0.  National���Boston 3, New York 2; second game, New York 5, Boston 5; Chicago 4, St. Louis.2.  ���%    ��%    ���!���    ���!#    fcT��   ���%    ��?��    *j*    t>%-    ��������    r>r*   A    *%    ���?���    �����*    *-.?�����  BOTH WILL BE BUILT.  Had the Miner deliberately intended to c"knock" Nelson, it  could not have done It more effectually than it , did yestertay  in its article regarling the refinery and lead smelter. It says  that these "works', will not be built  at Nelson, when, as-a matter of  fact, it is not in possession of any  information regarding these  Avorks. The. strike at Rossland  has merely delayed the negotiations, nothing more. It is not  likely that "the -parties who yesterday paid $62,750  in cash  for  * undeveloped iron mines Avere pur-  * chasing  them   for  fun;   yet  the  * same parties * >vere willing' a  -I-   month-ago to put a quarter of a  * million  in   a  refinery  and   lead  * smelting plant at some point in  * Kootenay, and.Nelson was one of  * the points"' under consideration.  ���I- ���The Tribune is. in a position to  ���*��� "state that both Avill be built,  ���!- notwithstanding. ;any opposition  ���I- that may come from the Ameri-  ���!- can Smelter Trust and its Cana-  ���:- dian ally, the Crow's Nest Coal  ���I-   Company.  **��������********-!- *************  EFFORTS AFOOT TO SETTLE  ���The Great Steel Strike; -"  PITTSBURG, jVugust iff.���Ori.ce 'morlJJ.  there are efforts afoot to settle .the strike  belli**; waged against the United States  Steel Corporation by the Amalgamated  Association of Iron, Steer and Tin Workers, but tho issue is problematical. Neither  side admits, that there-has..been a single  stop toward bringing*; about approachment  or that thero is any prospect, of an exchange of peace proposals. President Schaf-  fer in a significant statement mado at noon  today said that personally he was for  peace and that ho was. fighting only because he was on the defensive and-forced  to fig-lit. AVhile the contest between tho  two {.rreat interests is being waged with  vigor and slightly varying fortune the steel  corporation seemed to bo somewhat stronger at the lower union mill of the Carnegie company in this county, although the  strikers aro working; hard to cripple or  close it.  ==The=corporation=also=ndded-to=the=force-  . at AArol!sville and announced that at last  it had the mill running to its full capacity.  It had been anticipated that the day would  show some move on the part of the American Tin Plate Company toward opening one or more of its plants, with no attempts at extensions in other .directions.  Three hundred men employed at the Seamless Tube plant at McKeesport, an auxiliary of the National Tube Company, threw  down thoir tools and joined the strikers.  It is said that they quit because they would  not handle non-union material. Good order  was general throughout all the strike districts.  JOMBT, August IS.���Four lodges of the  Amalgamated Association) employees of  tho Illinois Stool Company at. the .Toliet  mills by a unanimous vote decided tonight  to obey the strike order of president Schaf-  fer. Tho conference was in session from .1  o'clock until fl tonight bforo the decision  was reached. This action will close the entire plant here, throwing out of employment nearly 3000 mon. Fires will be drawn  tonight. Tho Jollott men had the same eon-  tract with the Illinois Stool Company ns  the South Chicago workers, who last night  refused to listen to the arguments of secretary Tighe. Mr. Tiglie will leave for Milwaukee tonisht.  lipton at Queenstown.  QUEENSTOAVN, .August 15.���The AVhito  Star lino steamer Teutonic, which loft  Liverpool yesterday with sir Thomas Lipton and his party on board for tho United  States, by way of this port, arrived here  this morning, and sailed from Queenstown at 10:10 a. m. Sir Thomas was given  a great sondoff by tho members* of the  Royal Cork Yacht Club, who went out In  a body to the Teutonic to bid farewell to  the owner of the challenger for lire j\m-  erloan cup. The visitors breakfasted on  board the .steamer with sir Thomas. Brief  speeches of tho usual character were made.  Both Goorge L. AV'atson, the designer, wlio  joined the Teutonic here, and sh' Thomas  said they believed tlio Columbia would be  the cup defender. AV. G. Jameson, the  amateur- yachtsman, who will represent  sir Thomas in the races on board the  Shamrock, sails for Now York August  21th from Liverpool on board the Canard  liner Campania.  GRAND FORKS, August 15.���[Special  to The Tribune.���A big telephone' deal  Avas closed here today. R. Kerr Houl-  gate of Vancouver leased the lines owned by the Columbia Telephone and Telegraph Company and the lines of the  subsidiary company, the Northwest Telephone Company. The deal , is all the  more significant taken in - connection  Avith the recent absorption by the Pacific States Telephone of the Columbian-  American connection with the Spokane  and British Columbia Telephone and  Telegraph Company. The Columbia  Avires extend from Rossland ��� to Canip  McKinney; Cascade, Grand Forks, 'Phoenix, Greenwood and MidAvay, British Columbia. This company has experienced  many vicissitudes, and A'iewed in connection Avith the acquisition of its American connection means that the telephone case has ended in favor of its  rivals, as Avas inevitable. The Vernon  and Nelson Telephone Company competes in practically the same territory  as the Columbia lines. Mr. Houlgate announced his policy as folloAvs: "uur relations with the Vernon and Nelson  Company will be harmonized, but no  actual amalgamation will take place.  Wo do not propose to^ increase rates.  Our Ame-ican connection will be the  Pacific States Telephone Company and  its leased lines. I will iiroceedJ fr6m  Camp McKinney to the Okanagan and  Similkameen witli a A*iew7to extending  the telephone system through these districts and on to the-Coast. At the  Coast connection-will-be made-';with, the  New Westminster arid Burrard Inlet  Telephone Company, which' owns the.  exchanges in New AVestminstei* and  Vancouver, with connections also to  Puget Sound points. Our present mileage is over 500. A submarine telephone:  cable will be extended to Victoria Immediately."   v: '.;.-,.. --7::'.''>���-:'.'  As a result of; the representations of  George A. Fraser the city council* has,  voted $150 towards the fund extending  a trail to the new. coal fields on the  Avest fork of Kettle river, 75 miles north  of Grand Forks. '  J. R. Mcintosh, accountant of the B.,  C. mine, Summit camp, Avas here today.  He reports that the diamond drill has  'recently opened up some neAV ore bodies  in the lower Avorkings of that property.  Shipments to the Greenwood smelter  from the B. C. average 100 tons daily.  If the opening of half a. dozen real  estate offices here forms a criterion.  Grand Forks is on the eve of a real  estate boom. The newcomers hail from  Vancouver, Rossland, Nelson and Spokane. It is a noteAyorthy fact that there  is not a vacant store in the city and a  new business block will be erected on  Winnipeg avenue neA- m ->nth.  J. H. McKechnie of Granby, Quebec,  has been here for nearly a week inspecting the Granby smelter. He aioo  =visited=Phoenix-=accon*paiiied=by=Ar:Cr  Flumerfelt, the assistant general manager. Mr. McKechnie is a director of  the Granby company and one of'the  largest shareholders. This is his second  trip to the Boundary. Mr. McK'schni**  stated that he was agreeably surp'i ioct  at the extent of the development work  accomplished in the Granby mines -.luring the past year. The smelter cure  was also a revelation to him, and lie  expressed the belief that cheap smelting  and low freight iaces would soon .Ism-  onstratc to the Avorld that the low --r.ido  ores of the Boundary can bo treated  at a good profit.  Mr.  McKechnie,   who  is actompd.ui-'i  by his wife, also visited the Coast.  The function of the converter plane  now being installed at the Granby smelter will be to convert matte into metallic copper. The product, though less  bulky than matte, will still have to be  sent to an Eastern refinery in order to  separate (he gold and silver value.-..  Thus the improvements now being added  will at least have tho efl'ect of accomplishing a great saving in freight rates'.  The converter building will be on the  same level as the furnace room containing the four furnaces and 100 feet  distant therefrom. The two, buildings  will be connected by a 10-ton electric  crane. The matte from the blast furnaces is first caught in receivers, wliich  in turn aro tapped out into matte ladles.  The small electric crane takes the  ladle of molten matte to the en.l of the  converter building and th'-s ihuir.-j 'he  hot metal into the tilting revcrberatory.  AVhen the converter is ready for a  charge the large -10-ton crane in the converter building place.* a large matte  ladle in front of this furnace ind by  hydraulic power the furnace is slowly  tilted until there is enough for a charge.  The large crane transfers this hot'matte  to the converter, into which it is poured.  Tho converter is uhca turned into an  upright position and the blast turned on.  The pressure blast is 12 pounds per  square inch, and it is maintained until  such time as sufficient siag has formed.  Then the blast is turned off and the  slag skimmed off into the largo ladij.  This ladle is then carried by a lr,rgo  crane and the slag is ������oured hot into  the tilting furna*e. 7he converter is  then blown for a short time, when lh>;  matte is converted   into  metallic cop-  The Oolistro Case.  ROSSLAND, Aug'usc 15.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���The Colistro assault case  occupied the attention of police magistrate Boultbee all day. The courtroom  was packed and tha greatest interest  Avas taken in the "jroceedmgs. At the  conclusion of .the evidence and the addresses of A. H. MaeNeill and x. M.  ualy the magistrate saiu 0that he clio.  not believe Colistros azoiY and la.*.. h��  did believe the evidencev.of the complainant Horn, '-'ne .Ayhole proceedings,  ���were a disgrace and he thought a case  had been made out of assault by Colistro both at the station and on the  Washington avenue bridge. Colistro had  taken hold of Horn at the station, aud,  viewing all. the surrounding circumstances of the case, he would sentence  the accused to tAvo months in jail at  Nelson .with har labor without the option of a fine. The s-iiiteiic�� has created a great deal of comment here. The  two charges against Beamish In connection with the same case'-will come up  tomorrow. Air. MaeNeill said tonight  that an appeal from the magistrate's  decision would at once be taken.  Government's Policy Defended by Chamberlain  and  Balfour���Hopes  for Speedy Peace.  ,,.- Ymir Gossip.  YMIR, August 15.���[Special to .The  Tribune.]���Chief Grant Morris of the  .fire brigade had the hose team out last  night practicing, and they made good  time on' First avenue. Every hydrant  in town Avas tested, j-iie' Avater thrown  on the streets and avenues laid the dust  and cooled the toAvn. Ymir has as good  a water system as any toAvn in 7 tlio  Kootenays. With a pressure of abput  75'pounds the Avater Avas'-tnrown'-, to a  height of over 125 feet. With an inch  nossle Avater was thrown 'a distance of  over '---feet. The team -is as follows:  Grant Morris, chief of, police Forrester,  Heluerg,: Jim Daly. Charley Archibald,  Billy Coffee;, and-Dan Campbell; The  team will not go to Greenwood on Labor  Day, as was first intended.       .'���;   _/'���  Jeweler BroAvn of Nelson Avas "watching" the busy camp yesterday.  The postoffice inspector Avasin town  this week looking over, 'auditing, etc.,  the. local postoffice. He found everything O. k. ;   .-���   ..v.--,'-.     ���-.,- 7  ;The Ymii*' Miners' Union Avill give.a  grand ball bri the evening of Labor  Day, September 2. The proceeds will  be donated to the Ymir genera] hospital. There should be a big round-up  of miners and mineresses on that occasion. ."*'.".;���'..'���  If the weather is favorable the bridge  over Salmon river Avill be finished in  about three Aveeks. This ought to be  welcome news to the prospectors and  miners who have claims on Hidden  creek.    .  Malcolm McCauley and men left on  Wednesday afternoon to work on his  claims near the Ymir mine. Mac has  secured good assays from these properties.  Mr. Bywater, president of the Wilcox,  is doing the camp this Aveek. He is  much tickled over the^.way the Wilcox  is showing up. A big deal is pending  for tbe purchase of that property.  Cameron and  Walker, who have  the  contract for getting out half a million  =Xe.et=of=Jogs=f on=the=��nii ���������m i ner^report-  that they are progressing with the work  rapidly.  The much-delayed boiler for the sawmill at the Ymir mine arrived Wednesday morning. It is second hand and  came from Honeyman's Iron Works,  Nelson. In about another week tho  mill will be in operation, turning out  lumber for the building for tiie new  cyanide plant which is being installed  there.  Courting business at Erie these days  is very dull. The j. p. hasn't sat on a  case in a couple of days.  Goorge MeFarlane, E. C. Holden, D. H.  Little, T. H. Brown, Nelsonites, visited  the camp yesterday, and stopped at the  Cosmopolitan.  The fun Avill soon be ended. Work  will commence. Not for another year  will we hear the girlish giggle of tiie  kidlets, not for another year will the  fond mother havo to intjuirc about hor  children, and not for another year will  she wonder whether they tire at the  bottom of a near swimming pond or  underneath an-old shack or lumber pile  smoking cigarettes, for school commences on Monday. The school is in  charge of Miss Urquhart, who passed  at the recent examination away up in G.  Today the ghost walks at the mines.  The payroll at the Ymir mine amounts  close on to 520,000 for the month.  LONDON, August 15.���The Avaning  session of the house of commons Avas  enlivened today by a vigorous tilt' between sir AVilliam Vernon Harcourt  (Liberal) and Mr. Chamberlain, the colonial secretary, over lord Kitchener's  proclamation. Sir William characterized it as a "mischievous document, the  inspiration of neither lord Kitchener nor  lord Milner, but of the ministry of  Natal." He declared the government,  in arming the natiA'es, Avas ie\*erting to  a practice Avhich had left the darkest  stain on the history of the war between  England and America. The neAV policy  of the government promised to be  neither creditable nor effective and was  in contraA ention of the fundamental  principles of the St. Petersburg convention.'" The country would welcome a  statement on the status of the^Avpr on  which they were spending ��5,000,000 a  month, although it was declared ended  at the close of the last session.  Mr. Chambeilain said the Avar status'  Avas clearly indicated by lord Kitchener's  weekly reports He himself had gone  out of: the prophecymg business, but  he assured the speaker that the government's attitude was the only method  of ending the war. The colonial secretary declared that the use of native  troops .was no new policy. It had been_  pursued without adverse criticism. The'  India=troops in China had been co-operating with the troops of five of the  highest civilized powers. Regarding banishment of burghers, Mr. Chamberlain  said.Great Britrin had a right to enact  what laws she chose for the government  of a country acquired by conquest. The  .Boers must be taught that they cannot  longer cany on a guerilla warfare at no  personal risk, while Great Britain fed"  their women and children. He compared  the condition in South Africa and tho  Philippines and said the policy of America, as declared by geneiarMacAi thur's  proclamation, would certainly be the  policy of Great Britain if the campaign  degenerates into a wai of bandits.  Regarding the devastation policy, Mr.  Chamberlain said it was nothing compared with general Sherman's campaign.  He had 'talked with general Sherman  himself and Sheiman justified his action  on the ground of humanity. Mr. Chamberlain also said theie was no foundation for the repot t that lord Kitchener  was coming home.  Mr. Ascuith denied that the*e was  any question of international law involved in lord Kitchener's proclamation.  "Tlie people of those territories aie both,  de jure and de facto the king's subjects," he continued, "and tho proclamation is a warning on the lines of the  option given to tlie inhabitants of Alsace  Loraine at the end of the Fianco-Ger-  man war."  Mr. Balfour, replying, declared that  not a horse or a man would be with-  (IrawLfrom Soiith^A/riC3_unless���the���  military situat'on justified it, but that  the government had everv reason to  hope on the reassembling of parliament  next year the warlike operations in  South Africa would be practically over.  Little Damage Done.  SANDON, August 15.���[Special to The  Tribune.]���The damage to the Payne  tram was not as serious as apprehended,  the fire doing very little injury. Tho  men now have the fire well in hand and  unless a heavy wind comes up no further danger is feared.  Robert Cunning, the pioneer hotel  man of the Slocan country, returned today from a trip to Ireland.  No Decision Rendered  VANCOUVER, August 15.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���Judgment in the Slocan  Star case, which was reserved, Avas not  handed down today as was expected.  This is the season when the man who  delivers ice could tell a lot of things  about Avhat Prohibitionists keep in their  ice boxes.  Mobile Under Water  ATLANTA, Ga., August 15.���The tropica! storm which has been raging along  the gulf coast for two days lias kmight  completely isolated the city of Mobile.  Alabama, from the outside world. It  is knoAvn that considerable damage has  been done along the water front in Mobile, but whether there has been loss of  life is mere conjecture. Nothing has  been heard from the country south of  Mobile tij) to the time tbe last wire to  Mobile failed. At half-past 4 today the  AArcstern Union oflico in Mobile was  abandoned, the water at that time being  three feet deep in the operating room.  Two hours later communication was had  for a few minutes with Mobile. The  Associated Press operator there had  made his way to the operating room in  a boat. He took up his position on  top of the switchboard severalfeet abovo  the flooded ofiice and detaching the Associated Press Avire from its place in  the board, sent this message: "Am top  of switchboard here with, a lineman.  AVater is over three feet deep in this  room and still rising. The wind is  blowing 50 miles an hour and we look  for worse things tonight. Tin* business  district is deserted." Here the wire  failed and nothing more could be neard  from him, although the most persistent  efforts were made.  Peddler Was Deported  BUFFALO. August 15.���Immigration  inspector Debarry deported John Easton.  a Canadian peddler, whose home is at  Brantford, Ontario, who had crossed the  river from Fort Erie on the ferry boat,  with his team, wagon, wares and family,-  consisting of his wife and throe children, today.  ,  Did you ever know a woman whose  conversation sounded as bright as that  in books, A girl is visiting in Atchison  with that reputation, and the hammock  at that house hasn't broken down once  Avith masculine weight.���Atchison Globe,  ' 1   >  .  '5 !  *.*"'  I TBE NELBON TRIBUNE,  FRIDAY MORNING,; AUGUST  I r  fi  1*1  Mi:  m  M:  li.  ll *v  J 'ft:'.  I-  (_;;  id ���" ���'���-  /$- . >>  Humpty Dnmpty Had a Great Fall  BUT IT DOES NOT COMPARE TO  THE TUMBLE OUR CORSETS HAVE TAKEN.  Fancy Summer Corsets, rogular price   AVorci'Ster Bummer Corsets, regular price.  l*��iii>lH.'t-*s Corsets, regular price   A variety of Corsets, regular price   . .$ S5 now  .. 3.00 now  ,. 75 now  ,. 3.50   now  GO  1.00  CO  1.00  IN THE SAME PROCESSION FOLLOW ALSO  15 Boys' Crash Suits, regular price $2.25   now   ?1.25  An   assortment   of   men's   women's   and boy's shoes at "15 per cent oft,  A line of men's and boys'  traw hats at   cost. _ ..^..a/iilJ  THE HUDSON^ BAT COMPANY  BAKER STREET, NELSON, B. O.  f$\  *  f$\  fix  (*>  m  &  jyi  fn\  f\\  m  m  m  in a party change at the next election,  and a new ministry came into power,  Avhich' has now succeeded in making  a new contract. Under this Mr. Reid  surrenders a large part of the public  lands and mining rights, receiving a  payment of $S50,000 to cover the balances claimed by him. He Avill also, we  believe, continue to operate the railroad which he built.  Tho new cooling drink, Ironbrew.  -I- -j- * * * * * * * * * * * * * * ���  * Classified    advertisements    in-  ���>   serted for ONE-HALF CENT A  * A\ror,d each insertion.    No adver-  * tiseinent accepted for less than  ���!*���   25 cents.  ��|�� ��?�� ��T* .% ��T. * *?��� ��% * * ���!��� * ��|�� ��_����� * * * *  tte^���0.^.i*>'i*.0'.0'0*'0'e0i.0.i��__��:  ���____'*    -���V->*t,^^**^,J��*^��'_*5>_*'**a'i!>,^>':^>*^''^  '���$��-^^'��*&*&*&:^-S-��:*:*' W ���?&?'S^?&r2&^S^^9&-f  jl. * * * * *���*:* ******** *  Display     advertisements    run *  regularly will he changed as of- *  ten as required and Avill be in- *  serted in the Daily'Tribune for ���*���  $4. per. inch per  month;   if  in- *  serted for less than a month, 25 *  cents per inch each insertion. *  ******** * * *  * * * *  The New Denver Ledge says there is  not a single independent daily paper in  Kootenay. ,. If   the   Ledge   means   that  none   of   the   dailies _ in   Kootenay   are  returning their owners sufficient to afford a.comfortable livelihood/then the  Ledge is right;  but if it means that all  the dailies in Kootenay are subject to  the direction of persons other than their  editors, then the Ledge is wrong.   There  are four daily neAVspapers in Kootenay,  namely, the Rossland Miner, the Rossland World, tfle Nelson Miner and The  Tribune.    The Rossland Miner is  said  to be OAvned and controlled by the man-,  agement of the Le Roi Mining Company,  and its editors are not in a position to  be independent; they.are required to ad-,  vocate a policy tliat may be the opposite  of what they themselves believe in, and  if they do not do as they are bid,..they  know  that  there  are  others  ready   to  take .their places.   The Rossland World  is independent, hut may be biased.   Its  managers   are   in   sympathy  Avith   the  cause  they advocate,  and  the position  they have taken is not inconsistent Avith  independence. The Nelson Miner is owned by the Crow's Nest Coal Company,  and the managers of that company, no  doubt, Avill. in time,  direct its editors  what course to take on questions that  concern   the  public.    In  the. past,   its  editors have not been free agents.   The  Tribune is not now and never has been  subject, in the slightest degree, to outside   dictation.    No  line  has  ever  appeared in its editorial or news columns  against the wishes of its editors.    No  person.or corporation can say that they  are able to influence its editors to secure  the  publication  of   a   word   that  the editors are not AVilling to publish.  _Not"lT^voTd=is=insCTted^or=a"^vord='left!  out because of  outside dictation.    No  political   party,   and   no   organization,  either labor or church, has ever attempted to dictate the policy  of The Tribune, and none are likely to as long as it  is edited by its present editors.   Its editors may be opinionated but thoy are absolutely independent.   Tlie Tribune's independence may not be the brand used  in the Ledge editorial room, but it is  the only brand that has been on tap in  The Tribune oflice since November 24th,  1S02.    ��� ..^a.ijjiL  We sre daily In  receipt of fresh  photo supplies  ���films, printing  papers, plates,  chemicals, and  all developing  accessories. AVe  have all the'  standard kodaks and cameras, and have  somo dainty albums for mounting prints,  in the: standard sizes, at 20c, 25c, and 35c.'  each; they are wonderful value, being made  of dark matte mounting: paper with neat  cover and tied with silk cord.  _       ^ARTICLES JTOR^ SALE.  SB\VXN>^jL\HtINlsS~OP ALL KINDS  for sale or rent at tho Old Curiosity Shop.  ^J'OR^RENT^  FOR BENT���SMALL (JOTTAGJ2; N1CE-  ly situated; good view. Furnished or unfurnished. Low price. Also, a house with  all conveniences. Hath. AVithin twelve minutes of center of town and close to ear  line. Address A. P., Box 1K2, Nelson.  FURNISHED FRONT BOOMS AND  sitting room to let; over Vanstono's drug  store; $2.50 per week.  FURNISHED FRONT ROOM AVITH OR  without board. Apply four doors above  City Hall, Victoria street.  THOMSON STATIONERY CO.-'Ltd  Pianos to Rent. NELSON, JB. C.  SIX ROOM COTTAGE AT BALFOUR  to let by the month or for the season. Immediate possession. Good fishing. Apply  C. AV. Busk, Kokanee creek. Phone liiia.  Or to R. 1-1. AVilliams, Baker street, Nelson.  F<^SAIjK___   ^RE^'rSThOTEL, SANDON, B. C.  Furnished throughout with all requirements for same. Apply to Carl Band.  New York Brewery, Sandon.   J ' JVANTED. ___^   AVANTED ��� THREE AVIFLEY CON-  ccutrators in good condition. Apply Annable & Dewar.  purpose from $7500 to[ ��10,000, and yet  Rossland Avould not contributepa cent,  and the result is that a $i.0,000" building  is being erected Avholly at the cost of  the province. The government appropriated $5000 to aid in the construction  of a school building at Nelson, and the  city council , cheerfully contributed as  much more, making'$10,000 in all; and  the erection of the building Avas commenced without friction or AVithout a  visit from the minister of education.  The people of Kootenay- do not want,  the "fostering care" of the legislature.  All they Avant is fair play at the hands  of the heads of departments, and they  are not getting it from the department  of education, Avhich is presided over by  a genius named Prentice.  The Princeton Star says The Tribune  is Avorking to secure a straight Conservative government at Victoria. The  Star is mistaken. The Tribune is working to secure for- the people of British.  Columbia men, Avho as heads of departments, Avill try to earn their salaries.  The Tories have not got a monopoly  ol\ intelligence and application and executive ability, and the Grits Avere not-  all born great. What the people Avant  is men Avho will try to do their duty  to the best of their ability, and premier Dunsmuir knows he has not got  rsueh=me'n=in~Kis~governmentr^i  HELP AVANTED  AVANTED.���TWO WAITERS, .$15; TWO  cooks; girls for housework; deckhands;  railroad men for Lardo; waitress. Nelson  Employment Agency, phone 27S.  AVANTED.���FIRST CLASS COOK FOR  out of town; women for housework; nurse  girl; mon for railroad work. Western Canadian Employment Office. Phone 270. 11. A.  Prosser.  . AVANTED BOYS.���GOOD, ACTlV'fc) a.�� jJ  reliable boys to act as.selling agents for  The Daily Tribune in every town in Kootenay and Yale districts.  "WAOTE^MININaraOTERTIEsT  FREE MILLING GOLD PROPERTIES.  We are anxious to secure a few free milling gold properties at once. The Prospeo-  .-.tors' -Exchange, Nelson, B.. C, Koom 4,  K. AV. C. Block.     .  GOLD, COPPER, SILVER, LEAD  mines and prospects wanted. Send report  and samples to the Prospectors' Exchange,  Nelson, Ii.  C, Room i K. AV. C. Block.  WE HAVE INDIAN, CEYLON, AND  China teas in great variety, choicest quality. We make a specialty of blending teas  and sell them in any'quantity at lowest  rates.  Kootenay  Coffee Company.  '" JAPAN TEA OF ALL KINDS TO SUIT  your taste. Sun cured, Spider Leg, Pan  Fired; in bulk or packages. Kootonay Coffee Company.  THAT FINE BLEND OF CEYLON TEA  we are selling at 30. cents per pound is  giving the best of satisfaction to our many  customers.   Kootenay   Coffee   Company,  D. J. ROBERTSON Ss CO., FURNITURE  dealers,  undertakers and embalmers.  Day ���  'phone No. 292, night 'phone No. 207. Next  new   postollice   building,    Vernon   street,  Nelson.  commencing Monday, August Oth to  fiA  From 8 a.  m. to 5 p. m.  to'    .     '���  -     '" ���'-    ==������--��� ���-^=--���  9\  to  -HI-:gmgmrr.;mTmTrtTTrrrrr,-  j BARGAINS IN  VALISES  TRUNKS  ! AND  !       TRAVELING BAGS.  fl~*rxxz-zxiixxxxxxxzzxxzxzxzxxzzz_aiiji_xxxzxx  P  \. LADIES' KID GLOVES    b  I <-  50 CENTS PER PAIR  B SEE OUR WASH  �� KID GLOVES.  '��XSlZ_\__ZXZJX_____Z__X_ZXXXX)ttZZX___ZTX3ZXZXXX_V__XXt  Etixxsr  ���^  ,00 .00 . 00 ,00 .  '^tt-l^ 4$^ ��j��^ ��_��__,.       36  Bakep  Street  .00 .00 .     ���_*_���    .*�����*,.>���__*.��������������,,. ^.-wiv. *-�����>,. x-ra^. >��������������. *sah,. >r_i__*��.-oay . *_***_^.  ������^-'*-ai��1-   XWJf    - 00' 00- 00' 00' 00' 00' 00' 00- 00' 00' 00' 00'  cixzzxz__zzxxxxzz-jxxzzzxzxrxzizzzxx-_zxi-  to  (tt  to  Z^?_* '7__^___ J*  -ast�� **& ~00i.  00 ' 00 * 00  A resident of Nelson owns real property in an Ontario town. It is improved, the improvements being assessed  for three-fourths of the total. $1200.  This year the municipal taxes amount to  $3-1.20. Like property assessed for ?1200  in Nelson Avould pay $5.47 taxes. If  assessed for $G0O on land and $600 on  improvements the taxes would'be $0.45;  and if assessed for $1200 on land alone,  the taxes would only be $17.40.  The deal for the purchase of the iron  mines near Kitchener, Goat River mining division, West Kootonay district,  was closed yesterday by the payment of  $62,750 cash. This is the largest sum  ever paid in Kootenay for undeveloped  claims. The parties Avho paid trie money  are said to be interested in the Canadian Pacific railway, and tho parties  Avho received it are, in the main, residents of Nelson and Goat River mining  divisions. The payment of so large a  sum is evidence that there are men in  the East able and AVilling to take hold  of legitimate mining propositions in  Kootenay; that they are not in any way  influenced by Memorials of Mine Owners'  Associations or expressions of "blue-  ruin" newspapers.  The Rossland Miner, in commenting  on the visit to Rossland of the minister  of education, says: "Kootenay requires  " the fostering care of the legislature  " to a greater extent than does the  *' Coast." The "fostering care" that  Hossland Avants is unlimited appropriations. Nelson and Rossland both wanted new school buildings. Rossland  Avanted one that Avould cost not less  than $20,000, but Avould not contribute  a cent towards its cost. Tlie government raised its appropriation for the  Ono by one the political mining companies are being forced into liquidation,  and' the day is not far distant when the  managers of these companies "will be  following occupations that they Avere  cut out for. These companies only created distrust when in existence, and  whatever bad name British Columbia  may have as a mining country is largely  due to the false statements sent broadcast by their managers.  DRAYAGE.  furniture7^jVnosT''safes, etc.,  moved carefully at reasonable rates. Apply J. T. AVilson, Phone ''70, Pressor's second Hand store, AVard street.  ICE CREAM AND FRUIT.      ~~  FOR COMFORT AND~ CON^iNIENCE  go to the ice cream parlors of J. A. McDonald, Baker streot, where every attention and requisite is supplied.  _' \^JS^J^wsm.^^  _   PIONEER       CHOP HpUSE.r_JOHN  -Spearr"proprietor,���opp"o'siro~Q"ueon'sT.lotel,  Baker street, Nelson. Open day and night.  Lunches a specialty. Picnic and traveling  parties supplied on shortest notice.  KOOTENAY  GOFFEE OO.  ���S^a :-3:53 33:-3:-B:-23S��-^  Coffee Boasters  Pealers ln Tea and Coffeo  ���***���**���*���*���$*���*&**.*.*.*.*;**** ***  ' Wc are oiFerin-*; at lowest prices the best  grades of Ceylon, India, Chiua and Jacan  Tear?.  Our Besfy Mocha and Java CofFee, per  pound  ij!   40  Mocha and Java Bland, 3 pounds      . 1 00  Choico Blend Coffee, 4 uounds    .   .. 1 00  Special Blend Coll'ee, 6 pounds    ..   . 1 00  Rio Blend Coffeo, (! pounds.... 1 00  Special Blend.Coyloa Tea, per pound 30  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  GOFFEE CO.  Telephone 177.  P.O. Box 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON.  ^ARCHITECTS'  A. C. EWART.���ARCHITECT, ROOM 3,  Aberdeen Block,  Baker Street, Nelson.  __, J^!^!13118'   SUPPLIES.  AV. F. TEETZEL & CO.-a5RNERT~OF  Baker and Josephine streets, Nelson,  wholesale dealers in assayer's supplios.  jAgents l'or Denver Fire Clay Company,  Denver, Colorado.  A COMPLETE LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  ' looal and count,  Flooring  local and ooasf.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles,  HENRY'S MBSEBIES  APIARY AND GREENHOUSES  Greenhouse and Bedding out Plants.  Lowest   Prices.  BEE SUPPLIES, SEEDS, FERTILIZERS  Agricultural   implements,  'fruit   baskets  *.ml   crates,   fruit   and   ornamental   trees,  bulbs for fall planting..  oOO'J AVestminstor Road.  Catalogues Free.  Vancouver  * *.*.* * * * * * *:* *\* *���_���'.' *  Trades   Union   and. Fraternal;<*'���''  Society Notices of regular meetr   *.;���  ings will be charged 25 cents a���I-  line  per month.    No  notice ac-' *  cepted for less than $1 per month..-���'.*.  b * * * * * * * * * * '*' * * *'* *  321 TO 331 BAKER STREET, NKLSON  /.aM^-wkh MEALS 25 GENTS  Rooms Lighted by Electricity and Heated loy Steam 25 Cents to $!  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  of all klndf.  W WHAT TOU WANT IS NOT IN STOCK  WE WIIX MAKE IT IfOB TOU  CALL AND GKT PRICES.  NO    210   BAKER   STREET,   NELSON.  BOOTS!       BOOTS!;      BOOTS!  1ForHa^e"WHflsysnon1y=we=w  discount sale of boots and shoes.  TRADES AND LABOR UNIONS.  AU1N-JJJ.-..-J- UNiU^r^7oT%Z~WYFr^M77Z  Meots in Miners' Union Hall, northwest  coiner of Baker ana Stanley streets, every,  baturday evening at S o'clock. Visiting  liici-ibei's welcome. VM. R. Mowat, president; James AVill-s, secretary. Union scale  ot wages for Nelson district por shift: Machine men $3.50, hammersmen '"3.25, muek-  ers,, carmen, shovelers, and other under-  giouiKl laborers $3.  LAUNDRY AVORKKRS' UNION.���  Meets at Miners' Union Hall on fourth  Monday in overy month at 7:30 o'clock p.  m. B. Pape, president; A. AV. McFee, secrotary. .        .  CARPENTERS'   UNION  MEETS  WED-  ncsday evening of oach week at 7 o'clock. ���  in   Miners'    Union   Hull.    C.   J.    Clayton,  president;  Alex.  B.  Murray,  secretary.  BARBERS' UNION, NO. 19G, OF THE  International Journeymen Barbers' Union  ot America, meets lirst and third Mondays  ot each month in Miners' Union. Hall at  b:d0 sharp...-Visiting members invited. R.  McMahon, president; J. H. Matheson, secretary-treasurer; J. C. Gardner, recording  secretary. ���  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  Such dyed-in-thc-wool Tories as Hugh  R. Cameron and Peter Lamont aud  George Neelands and William A. Macdonald, men who have striven in times  past to keep alive a party organ in Nolson, must feel uncomfortable these warm  days Avhen they hear the crack of the  coal barons' Avhip, a whip that is handled by men high in the councils of the  Grit party.  A Remarkable Contract Modified.  The government of Newfoundland has  at last succeeded in modifying the Reid  contract, under which, it Avill be remembered, the Reid iirm secured practical control of the public lands anil  mines of the colony, as payment for  building the Newfoundland railway. In  many respects it Avas a remarkable contract, Mr. Reid securing greater privileges probably than had ever before been  granted to a private citizen in an English colony. The contract excited so  much popular opposition that it resulted _  11. J. EVANS & CO.���UAKER STREET,  Nelson, wholesale dealers in liquors,  cigars, <.,enrent, lire brick arrd lire clay,  water pipe and steel rails, and general  commission merchants*.  JJROCERIES.  A. AIAUDUiNAJL,!' & CO.���LuiiiVli'll7UF  Front and Hall streets, Nelson, wholesale  grocers and jobbers in blankets, gloves,  mitts, boots, rubbers, macklnaws and miners' sundries.  "KOOTENAY SUPPLY COMPANY,YdM-  lted.���A^ernon street, Nelson, wholesale  grocers.  JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-FRONT  street, Nelsor, wholesale grocers.  vi: Y. GRIFFIN1-& CO.���FRONT STREET,  Nelson, wholesale dealers in provisions,  cured meats, butter and egg3.  P. BURNS & CO.-BAKER STREET,  Nelson, wholesale dealers in fresh and  cured meat.**. Cold storage.  WINES ANDJ3IGAJRS.  ~cX[jJjF6iw7A~WINE COMPANY, LJMI-  ted���Corner of Front and Hall streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers In wines, case and  bulk, and domestic and imported cigars.  LIQUORS  AND^DRY   GOOPS.   "tURNKk',T'bEETOn"& CO.���CORNER  Vernon and Josephine streets, Nelson,  wholesale dealers in liquors, cigars and dry  goods. AiU'tils for Pabst Brewing Company  of Milwaukee and Calgary Brewing Company of  (Viilgnry.  BALL AND LAKR STItlCKT-*. NRIi'-OKr  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner of Victoria and Kootenay Streets  P. O. Box 559. TELEPHONE NO. 95.  QUEEN'S  BAKER   STREET,    NELSON.  L'ghted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  PAINTERS' UNION MEET THE FIRST  and third Fridays in each month at Miners Union Ilall at 7:30 sharp. Walter R.  Kee, president; Henry Bennett, secretary.  PLASTERERS' UNION MEETS EVERY  Monday evening in the Elliot Block, at 8  o clock.   J.   D.   Mqyer,   president; JVilliam i  -VIcer'sccrefaTylr-p���Or~Box"161:   FRATERNAL SOCIETIES.  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23., A. F. &     H  A. M. meets second  Wednesday in  each   month.   Sojourning   brethren  invited.  TvTNE-,^.S��^r ���J*9VAI'     ARCH     CHAPTER...  No. 123, G. R. C��� Meets third Wednesday/  Sojourning    companions    invited.    Georgo  Johnstone,  Z.;  E.  \v.   Matthews,  S.  E.  -LIMIT-Eir}..  CHARLES HILLYER, President.  HARRY HOUSTON, Secretary.  Hr.ro just i ecoived 3,OCO,000 feet of log-t from Idaho, and wo aro prepared to cut tho largest bills  of timber of any nirnensiorrH or lengths. JJsUnrales given at any trine. Tho largest stock of sash,  doors, and mouldings in Kootonay.  COAST LUMBER OF ALL KINDS ON HAND  OFFICK AND YARDS: CORNER HALL AND FRONT STRKKTS.  .-������ Large comfortable bedrooms and first-  class dining room. Sample rooms for commercial  mon.       o ��� "     ,  RATES %2 PER DAY  rs. E. 0. Clarke, Prop.  Late of the Royal Hotel, Calgary  njioo Baker and Ward  UUOC Streets,   Nelson.  NELSON AERIE, NO. 22 F. O. E.���  Meets second and fourth AVednesdays of  each month at Fraternity Hall. Georgo  Bartlett, president; J. V. Morrison, secretary.  KOOTENAY TENT NO. 7, K. O. T. M.���  Regular  meetings   first  and   third  Thursdays of each month. Visiting Sir Knights >  are   cordially   invited   to   attend.   Dr.   W.    '  Rose,  R.K.; A.  AV.  Purdy,  Com.;  G.  A.  Brown, P. C. 7  ELlCUTItlCAL   SU1-PL1ES.  "IZZou'vi^r a",       l'l.,''l.."I'IUC     SLI'I'Lj.'     Ac  Construction  v.'*imp*tny.- w rn-lus-nlt* dealers  in telephoneii,  <iiirruri<*laloi��..  In-lls,   Ijj  les, electric ftstnr''!- and appliances,  ton Block, Neiaoii,     _  The only hotel in Nelson that has remained under one. management since 1S90.  Tlie bod-room.. :���������- wnll furnished and  lighted, by eleclrienj.  The bar is alwfiys* st.ucivinr :>v tbo host  domestic and lmportcrd Mcriini's and cigars.  THOMAS MjALU'L';''.,. Proprietor.  SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. I-I. McMANUS, Manager.  dealers  batter-  iious-  Bar stocked with best brands of wines,  liquors, and cigars. Beer on draught. Large  comfortable rooms. First clasa tabic board.  Wholesale and Retail  tt%SSow,AB.o. Dealers in Meats  Markets afc   Nelson,   Rossland,   Trail,   Kaslo, Ymir,   Sandon,   Silverfcon, Nev  Denver, Rowolstoke, Ferguson Grand Fork3, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  ���way, and Vancouver,  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  IN HALF GALLONS, QUARTS AND PINTS.  WE ALSO HAVE ALL KINDS OF FRUIT.  Houston Block, Baiter Street.  Telephone 161,  F, O. Box 176  JOHN A. IRVING & CO.  DISSOLUTION OF CO-PARTNERSHIP  NOTICE IS GIVEN THAT THE copartnership hitherto existing between tho  undersigned by tho style ot" .bee Ss Burnett.  as green grocers, has this day boen dissolved by the retirement ot Harry Burnett, who has transi'erreu to Herbert F. Leo  all hrs interest in the business, assets,  good will and book accounts.  All persons indebted to tho said partner-/!  ship  are  hereby  requested   to  make  pay-  1  ment to thu said Herbert F. Lee, who has  assumed and will pay the liabiliti-rs of the  partnership,   and   who   will   continue   the  partnership  business.  HERBERT   P.   LEE,  .  ���    .    ���  H'   BURNETT.  AVitness: R. A. CREECH.  Nelson, B. C, July 15th, 1901.  DISSOLUTION OF COPARTNERSHIP.  NOTICE IS GIA'EN THAT THE Copartnership existing betwoco the undersigned, doing business as hotelkeepers at  the town'of Erie, B. C, is dissolved. All  debts owing by tho firm will be paid by  .David Church, who will also collect all  debts due the firm.  Dated at Erie, B. C, this 17th day ol  July, 1901/ DAVID J. BROWN,  DAVID CHURCH.  DISSOLUTION OF CO-PARTNEj^hTp.  Notice is hereby given that the co-partnership hitherto existing between the undersigned under the style of Starkey &  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 the said partnership aro hereby requested to make payment  to I*. Starkey, who has assumed all the liabilities-; of the prutnership and who will  continue  tho business.  GEO.   M.   PHILLIPS.  FRED    STARKE if.  Witness:' IT. BUSH. _J  Nelson, B. C, 14th August, 130L     ","* THE NELSON TRIBTOTE, PBIDAY MORNING,  AUGUST 16, 1901  BANK OF MONTREAL  .    CAPITAL, all paid up .... $12,000,000.00  ; RMST    7,000,000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. Georgo A. Drummond Vico-Prosident  K. S. Clorston Goneral Manager  NKLSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenay Streots,  i A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branches In London (England) Nkw Your,  CurOAGo, and all tho principal cities in Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  Transfers.  Grant Commorcial and Travolera' Credits,  twa'lablo in any part of the world. -  Drafts Issuod, Collections Mado, Bite..  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  WITH WHICH IS AMALOjiMATED  THE  BANK  OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Savings Bank Branch  CURHENT RATE OF INTKKK8T PAID.  THE   PREMIER   DANSEUSE  A Story of Rivalry at Dog Rib.  There Avere seven dance halls in Dog  Rib the first season it became known to  fame as a gold producer,  and Razzle  Dazzle Dodo Avas the premiere danseuse  of the Temple of Terpsichore,  or,  as  the glittering sign  over  the  entrance  had it, "The Tempel of Terpsicore." The  Rev. Peter Stuyvesant Cook, known as  "Pulpit Pete'.' since his fall from grace  to the dens of Dog Rib, had strenuously  -opposed   this   spelling   and   consequent  pronunciation, but when a committee of  ' prominent  citizens   Avaited   on  him   to  announce   that   Dog   Rib   peremptorily  refused to use four syllables in pronoun-,  cing any word that could be more satisfactorily handled with three;  and that,  furthermore, be it resolved that it Avas  un-American to allow any foreign nation "to shove its style of spelling in  on free-born citizens of this great and  glorious republic," he had wisely withdrawn-his opposition and had drowned  his orthographic and ortheopic sorrows  in several flowing bowls.    So the sign  went up according to the dictates of the  conscience  of Dog Rib,  and   within a  month; Razzle Dazzle Dodo had tripped  on' fairy feet to the throne of the temple, and was its undisputed queen. Other  dancers there were in the temple, and  others  still  in  the other  halls  of  the  town, but Razzle Dazzle Dodo reigned  supreme on the stage and on the billboards,   exactin**:   tribute   from   friend  and foe, and booming the business  of  the. temple.  Who she had been, what mother she  had, what father, what brothers, or sisters, or husbands, did not concern-Dog  Rib, for Dog; Rib measured merit by  success/and she had .that to the limit.  \- She Avas a woman beyond the sunshine  of her '"twenties, still girlish and grace-  fur through all her 'years of dissipation, and fair to the eyes of those whose  ideas of feminine beauty coincided with  those of the bard of the Dog Rib, Avlio  had written a poem to her in crimson  ink, the first stanza of wliich was as  follows:      .--,'... -  "Here's a health to the red, red rose G  , That blows  In the cheeks of our goddess fair;  , And a glass o  To the mass  Of yellow gold  That gleams in her glorious hair."  In more prosaic language, Dodo was  of the less-refined type of beauty, us  gauged by cultured standards, and',her  manners and speech Avere in harmonious  unison Avith her personal appearance.  It Avas known that she Avas a product  ; of the West���the untamed and llocculent  West-���and Dog Rib honored her accordingly, as had other mining towns  where Dodo shone resplendent osfoie  Dog Rib's prominence, and they had  bestowed upon her the incandescent title  by. which she was then known; for when  she began her saltatorial march to conquest she had modestly entered her  name on the roster as "Dorothy Kelly."  As might have been expected of an  idol so generally worshiped, there Avere  _indiA*idualsTwho_lield^elosei7relation3liipi  to the divinity, and Avho might be classed as her hierarchy; and as might further be expected, these priests must  have a chief priest, and in this instance he Avas a gambler, Avho called  himself Jack Hazard. Whether that was  his real name, or one acquired by reason of the character of his profession,  Avas not definitely knoAvn, and Mr. Hazard Avas not a communicative person.  It Avas undoubted, hoAvever, that he easily stood first in the good graces of  Dodo, and Avhen he Avas in hard luck,  a condition not infrequently known to  all members of the fraternity.of chance,  it was Dodo who provided him with  funds, and helped him hold his head up  Avhen he had laid his hands down in-  successfully.  "You are a canary bird, you are," the  manager of the temple said to hei* one  day Avhen she had asked for fifty dollars  advance salary.  "Why? Because I am such a good  singer?" she twittered.  . "Aav, come off," responded tho disapproving manager. "It's because the cat  has got you.",  "What do you mean?" sho flushed,  angrily.  "Hazard. He's eatin' you, bones and  feathers," said the manager brutally,  and yet meaning well enough.  "Well, it's none of your business,"  she retorted, "and if you don't like it,  I'll quit your place.   See?"  "Sh���so, boss," soothed the manager,  fearing he might lose his star. "You  great artists are quick as powder to go  off at a touch. You can do- Avhat you  please Avith your money, but it maker,  me dead sore to see you wastin' it on  a bleeder that don't care any more for  you than he does for Dutch Kate, or Susan the Slipper, or the Duchess, or any  other of the half a dozen more I could  tell you of. Put that in your cigarette  and inhale it," and the manager handed  her over the fifty and watched to see  the effect of his good advice.  Dodo took the money and Avent out  of the office without a Avord. She knew  the manager Avas right; she knew the  chief priest of the idol had become idol,  and she Avas but a mere priestess, with  the hope, as every such priestess has,  that she might become chief, if not so  already.  But Avith the fifty dollars Dodo's spir-  Faid-up Capital,       -     -     -     $8,000,000  Reserve Fund.       -     -      -     -  $2,000,000  ACCRECATE RESOURCES OVER $85,000,000.  Hon. Geo. A. Cox,  President.  Robt. Kilgour,         Vice-President.  London Office, 60 Lombard Street. E. O.  New York   Office, 18   Exchange   Place.  aud OS Branches in Canada aud tho  United Stales.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Interest allowed on deposits.   Present rate  throe per cent.  GRANGE V. HOLT,  Manager Nelson Branch.  IIPEML BANK  OIF    P-AJ^r-A-ZO^  HEAD  OFITCE. TORONTO.  Capital  Rest  $2,500,000  $1,850,000  H. S. HOWLAND President  11. R. WILKIE Genoral Manager.  E. HAY Inspector.  SAVINC3   BANK   DEPARTMENT.  TOE   CURRENT   RATE   OF    INTEREST   ALLOWED.  its rose, and^she Avent to the gambler,  with a song on her lips.  "Good old Jack," she said to him���  she called him old, although he Avas not  yet forty���"it's a cold day Avhen Dodo is  froze out," and she twirled the bills before his eyes, pirouetting about him  mean while.  "Fifty to one on Dodo," laughed the  gambler, admiringly. "She's a winner  every time."  "If I could only win you, Jack," she  whispered, coming close to him, her  whole-manner changing.  "And you have for sure, Dodo," he  said, putting his arms around her after  he had safely deposited the money in  his vest pocket.  "Lee said you didn't care for me any  more than you did for a dozen other  women."  *'Oh, did he? Well, do you knoAV why?"  "Just because he likes to lie and tease  me, Jack?   Is that it?"  "Not all. Dodo."  "Is he telling the truth, Jack?" She  looked un at him as she held fast to  him. -  "Of course not," laughed Hazard, kissing her. "He Avants you himself,.Dodo.  He's dead gone on you."  Dodo laughed, but not all in derision.  The pride of conquest lives in every  woman's heart, and her unsought vic-  tories please her in her greater triumphs, as they soothe her in her moments of defeat.  "That's what he's gettin'-iip that song  and dance carnival for," Hazard went  on. "He wants to give you a chaiice  to clean out the town and sIioav you up  as the greatest dancer that ever come  this way. Some of these other dance  hall duffers think they've got prize trippers, but Leo's going to let them see  they ain't in sight, and you'll. be the  Nugget of the Gulch and the Temple  will be :No.' 1 DiscoA'ery. Then he's  going to ask you to marry him, and he's  got a notion you will. I'm on to his  rockers, and don't |you<forget it."  "I Avoukin't marry a thing like him  to save his 1 ife," Dodo said, hotly, as  she clung to Hazard, fearful that he.  might think she could be persuaded'  away from'him.  , "Cert,   you -..wouldn't,"-  assented' the  gambler;-"but he: don't know that."  "Well, I'll Ayin his five hunderd plunks  and show him what I think of him,"  Dodo laughed, and danced across the  floor in a nutter of excitement and defiance.  This carnival of song' and���: dance at  the Temple waso advertised to be the  greatest social and artistic event Dog  Rib had ever known. It was not only  the talk of the toAvn, but its. fame had  extended abroad, and the artists from  all the neighboring camps had notified  manager-Lee they would enter the lists,  while his Dog Rib rivals were making  every exertion to secure talent to represent their establishments, and, if possible, gain for them and their business  all that triumph at such an event would  mean.  Tavo days before the carnival Dog Rib  experienced a sensation in dance hall  circles. "A new dancer arrived and had  appeared at .'the Palace of Pure Gold  with immediate and pronounced sue-'  cess. The proprietor of the Palace of  Pure Gold had imported her for the  j!xj*jies_s=pjLirpos(*^of=wj n n i ng=tlie=gL*and=  prize at the carnival, and he did not  hesitate to state verbally and on his  glaring bill-boards that he had sent to  San Francisco for her, where she had  given up an engagement of a thousand  .dollars a Aveek to compete at the Dog  Rib carnival. The Palace of Pure Gold  was, after the Temple, the most gorgeous and popular resort in Dog Rib,  and its manager had already exchanged  shots Avith the manager of the Temple,  but friends had intervened to prevent  further hostilities.  Tho name of tho new arrival, as it  appeared on tho bill-boards of the Palace, Avas La Deda, which Dog Rib had  at once corrupted by placing the accent  on the last syllable, and the dancer Avas  given a high place in the favor of the  "Palace Plugs," as manager Lee politely designated tlie patrons of his rival.  Others felt the influence of the marvelous stories told of the Avonderful skill of  La Deda, and the betting, Avhich had  been five to ono on Dodo, fell off to  four to one, and the manager of the  Palace had been reported as offering I  even money on his entry, but he could  not be found to verify tlie rumor by  those avIio had money to risk.  The fifty dollars Dodo had so gleefully brought to Hazard had been  promptly dropped by that gentleman,  and ugly tales were in circulation concerning certain tricks of. his which are  always fatal to the good repute of those  of his calling, and when Dodo asked  manager Lee for another fifty, before  its predecessor Avas fairly cold, he had  manifested his displeasure and hearty  disapproval by cutting her request in  two. Hazard had not spoken kindly to  Dodo Avhen she reported a raise of only  twenty-five dollars, but half a loaf Avas  better than no bis.cuit at all, and he had  gone off angry, but taking with him  Dodo's tAvcnty-five dollars.  "Vou shall have more. Jack." she said  to him, pleadingly, "when I collar the  prize at the carnival. Think of 'it, old  boy. Five hundred good hard plunks.  Why, you can buck the whole shooting  match Avith that."  "Wait till you get it," he growled.  "The Lah de dah may be my banker  this time next week."  There was a mean smile on his face,  and the tears came to Dodo's eyes, but  she could not let him go with an angry  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker  Street.  J. M, LAY, Manager.  word on her lips, and she did not reply to his taunt.  That night Mr. Hazard was caught in  the act, and when the morning sun rose  over Dog Rib, flooding the narrow valley Avith an effulgence of purple and  amethyst, there Avas crape on his door.  It was Dodo who had put it there, and it  was Dodo who. had him taken to his  room after the smoke had cleared away  and the play had been decorously resumed. Otherwise it is barely possible  the street sweepers would have found  his remains obstructing the highway, for  Dog Rib Avas no respecter of persons of  his ilk.  The carnival Avas to occur that evening, and there Avas no time for funerals,  so the Hazard obsequies Avhich Avere to  be very simple for obvious reasons, were-  postponed until the following day. Dodo  was the only mourner, but she did not  permit her grief to interfere with business. ,       ,   .  "I'll swipe that five hundred or fracture a limb," she said softly to herself,  "and eood old Jack shall have the  grandest funeral this town ever saw,  bar none."  During the afternoon she went around  to the quarters of the deceased;1 and as  she entered the place the proprietor of  the boarding house told her there was  a lady in Mr. Hazard's room, and hastened to explain that he had let her in  "seein' that friends of the fam'lyhad  been respectively invited to attend, and  she said she was a friend."  Dodo hurried into the room, fearing  something," she knew^ not what, and  jealous even of the dead. Possibly, the  visitor Avas Dutch Kate, or Susan the  Slipper, or some one of the others of  whom the manager had spoken, and the  thought of.--.it sent the blood whirling  through her veins. As she opened the  door La Deda turned from the coffin  'to meet her. Dodo knew her���'from-.tiav-  ing seen her pnn the street.  "What are you doing here?" she greeted her, abruptly. V  "I beg your pardon," responded the  other woman, in a tone of refinement  and irony that nettled Dodo, "I had a  wild brother in the mines somewhere,  and: something I .had heard -led me to  think that he might.be.here."  "Well,"-asked. Dodo,  hard; and  cold,  resenting - any  intrusion,   "is   he   your  brother?"   '-������-..,..-  "I am glad to say he is not."   .  "Then get out of here, and get quick.  I'm   'tending  to   this   funeral   myself."'  Dodo Avas clinching her hands and patting her foot in the effort to suppress  'an outbreak.  "Oh," sneered La'Deda, showing not  the slightest intention of accepting the  invitation so directly given, "by what  right, may I ask, do you assume so  much?"  "Who's got a better right?" she an-  SAvered, defiantly. "I'm the only friend  he had."  "Merely a friend?" queried La Deda,  with cutting scorn.  Dodo Avas not prepared for a struggle of, this kind. She could talk with  any of them when she was angry, but  sorroAV overmastered anger in the presence of the dead,, and her eyes moistened.  "I���I���I loved him," she said, sloAvly,  with quivering lips.  iThe^other=w.oman!simanner=xChanged=a=  w  ft* 00- 00*00*00 '00* 00 ��� 00 '00 '00*00 -00-00  t^>. *t2�� ��� ^ 'J2** (>>,'  ^^^^^Ik^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ifi*.  fix  fix  fix  fix  fix  fix  ill  fix  Established in Nelson 1890.  The more yon have Io do with Jacob l)ovor, the Jeweler, tho moro you will understand how the absolute success of a  specialty house like his depends on having lire right things attho right prices', and having them all the time. Tlii* is what litis  won for us a growing business since onr beginning ten ycriri* ago. Then our nicthrds and our treatment of customers spoak  piairrly tor themselves ns soon (is you investigate Jacob Dover, tiro Jeweler, is equipped to help you meet all requirements  necessary. Make us your Nelson representatives in watches, precious stones, jewtilry. etc., and lor, us nil your mail orders. The  1 osponsibility is then with us to keep you supplied with tho right things at tho right timo and ac the right prices.  OUR WATCHMAKING AND JEWELRY DEPARTMENT HAS NO EQUAL IN B.C.  JACOB  DOVER,  THE JEWELER  C. P. R. WATCH INSPECTOR.  NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  Mail orders receive our prompt  and careful attention. Our prices  re always right.  to  to  m  0. 00 . 00 - 00.00.00. 00. 00. 00.00. 00.00 .00 .00.00.0^.0.  ^*V*����^ ���^v ���Vfet*^��s*>a--*��*rfet�� "*t��, ���"*��*��� ^ ��� >i*>u. ��� *"<-&. ���>anfc. ���VST���'fives'N  v ���Va-->,JS& '���& '-5? ������JS1 '-nS ���-!���������^S aR ^S1 S& ''^:'^'^St'^Si-M^t  ^^.00*00>00*^*00*j3*00r��>y,00*00*00>00*00*00-00.00.0i'  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 ?2.25 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 & POINTER  CON TRACTORS.  DE LAAGE FILS & CO. XXX COGNAC  possesses a delicious bouquet.  DE LAAGE FILS &CO.' XXXX COG-  nac is mellowed by its great ar*e and is  recommended to connoiseurs, and for medicinal purposes.  little  "Was he your husband?" she asked.  "No, but he would have been after the  carnival. He promised to marry me  then."  "Oh, did he?" and La Deda grew  scornful again. "Well, he was my husband, and had been for more than ten  years."  Dodo looked straight into her face for  an instant.  "You are a liar!" she exclaimed, starting fiercely toward her.  "I think not," said La Deda, with a  smile, extending a package of papers.  "Read what is there."  The woman,was so firm and calm that  Dodo could only obey, and she took the  papers and opened them with nervous  lingers. One was a certificate of marriage dated a dozen years back; the  other was a letter, not a month old,  from the gambler asking his "dear wife"  for money. She knew the writing too  well to deny that the letter was from  Hazard, and she handed the package  back to its rightful owner in silence.  La Deda tore both certificate and letter  into pieces and tossed them aside.  "They are of no further value," she  said, with a harsh laugh. "The present  takes the place of the past, and the  question now is, what are you going to  do about it?" nodding toward the coffin.  Dodo gathered herself togetuer. There  were tears in her voice, but the presence  of the other woman gave her strength.  She stepped over to the side of the coffin  and laid her hand on the still hands  folded across the lifeless breast.  "I'm going to win that dance tonight,"  she said, "and blow every d���d cent of  the prize money on the biggest funeral  for good old Jack that this town ever  wont to.   That's what."  It was like a piece of acting, and La  Deda involuntarily clasped her hands.  The tears came to her eyes, such tears  as women weep at plays, perhaps, but  they were tears that softened the hard  lines in the woman's face.  "Razzle Dazzle," she said, "you're all  right. A man may destroy the faith  and the love of his wife, but it's different with his sweetheart. Good-by;  I'm going back to 'Frisco on the stage  that leaves here at G o'clock this evening."���W. J. Laropton in San Francisco  Argonaut.  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 LIQTJER SCOTCH  Whiskey is one of their.loaders.. Try. U.  E. P, KITHET _& 00,, Ltd.  Victoria,   B.   O.  A. B. Gray, P. O. Box 521, Nelson, B. C,  Kootenay  Representative.  FISHING TACKLE  WE HAVE. THE  BEST  FLIES  AND   THE  BEST  LEADERS  MADE.  Minnows, silver and gold and Phantoms  Silk  Lines  Landing Nets  And a splendid line o�� all ilshing requisites.  CANADA DRUG & BOOK GO.  K.-W.-C. Block.  Corner Ward arrd Raker St-  W. P. TIERNEY  Telophono 2G5.  AGENT FOR GALT COAL  Office: Two Doors West C. P. R. Offices  CERTIFICATE   OF   IMPROVEMENTS.  Tiger, Kitchener and Last Chance mineral claims, situate in the Nelson wining  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 1,  R. Smith, free miner's certilicate 55,7G2b,  acting as agent for A. Thoin, free miner's  certilicate 05,0701), Henry E. Hammond,  free miner's certificate 55,G(J!)b, and An-  nandale D. Grieve, free miner's certillcate  55,GGSt>, Intend sixty clays from the date  hsreof to apply to the mining recorder  for a certificate of improvements, for the  purpose of obtaining a crown r-rant of the  above claim. And further take notice that  action, under section 37, inu?t be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements. R.  SMITH.  Dated this 25th day of July, A. Vj. 1001.  CERTIFICATE   OF   IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.-THE CHAMPION MINERAL  claim, situate in the Nelson mining division of AVest Kootenay district. "Where  located: On Forty-nine creek about '2W  yards from hydraulic dam. Take notice  that I, E. AV. Matthews, acting as agerrt  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 tho Issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 18th day of July, A. D. 0301.  c 03VE jp^^jsr-y  OFFICE: BAKER STREET WEST, NELSOfl, B. C.  TELEPHONE HQ, 219.    P. 0. BOX 688.  rvlARBLE, BUILDING STONE,  BR1GH. MD LHV.E   , The Mansfield. Manufacturing' Company  have the above mentioned building materials  for sale at reasonable prices. Special quotations to builders t and contractors for large  orders.    . ~  OeOERS BY-MAIL PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO  c o jyc jP^^jstit  OFFICE:    BAITER STREET WEST, JitLSOJI, B. C.  TELEPHONE NO. 2W.  est Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF ~ ���  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  AA'HOLESAIjK AND PvETAHj  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  SEd"^ E. C. TRAVES, Manager  ORDERS BY MAU; BKCK1VB PROMPT ATTENTION'.  ROSSLAND   ENGIINEBRfilVQ W'ORICS  Founders,   Boilermakers  and Machinists.  ORE OARS, ekips. cflKC*, ore l>in doors, chute* ��i\d tfonernl -wrought iron -work,     Orrr oro car- aro  the he.-r, on Un- market    Write! us for refcreneea' and Cnl) particulars.  SECO SI) HA ND *U A VHI NO "11V FO] t SA I .K.- One Wool; t-'olion w�� I urwheel, width GOO feet, "8 to IB"  spinal riveted pi'iic.   One 10x5x13 orrUide packed phrns-ci* sinking pump.    Rock drills, Btopinff  bars, &c.. &c.  AGENTS NOEDHEY PUMPS. STOCK  CARRIED.  P.   O.   Box   193. THIRD   AVENXTB,   ROSSLAND.  EALPH CLARK, I. Q. NELSON,  Undertaker, Night Call 2.'��t. JMan.iyer  Furniture Dealers  Funeral Directors  and Embalmers  Worth  For  S2 75  .. c OO  ���I 50  .. 5 to  3 73  On I;    Leather    Seat    Fancy  6 ',5  FAm   Folding   Tallo   .. 5 00  3 7.")  ���1 Ki  .. 0 00  ���1 50  .. 0 50  ���1 71)  R. B. REILEY  SiiX'i.KSSOR TO II.  D.  ASHCROFT.  BLACKSMITH AND WOOD WORKER  EXPERT HOnSESHOEINC.  Special attention given to all kinds of  repairing and custom work from outside  points. Heavy bolts made to order on  short notice.  TO    MA KID    ROOM    Fi.'U    OUR    FjVl.f;  STOCK  OF  CARPETS  ANP  RCJGS  WILL   GO   AT   COST.  TO    CLTCAR���BABY    CARRL\GI*.S    AND  GOCA1V1S   AT  LT'.'dS  TH.vN   COST.  EAST KOOTEiNTAY'S FIRST  ANNUAL MINERAL,  AGRICULTURAL AND  TtJREE  DAVS   OF   IMSTfiUCTIOJ',    INTEREST  AND  ENJOYMENT.  CRANBROOK, B. C, SEPTEMBER  25 to 27, 1901.  The best program ever seen ln lire country. See posters arrd .������irculars for further  particulars. Mineral exhibit, bucking contests, agricultural exhibit, horse races.  Specially low return railway rates from  all points.  A. W. jM"cVITTI13, Secretary.  It REISTERER & CO.  HMWKBH AND BOmjIBr*! Or**  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and regular delivery to the trade.  BKEWERY   AT   NKLSON  %3^  NOTICE.  CANCELLATION     OF-    RTtiSERVATION  KOOTENAY  DISTRICT.  Notice is hereby given'that the reservation placed on that particular parcel of  land, which may be described as commencing at the northeast, corner of-Township  {.a..} Jilight A, Kootenay district, which is  also the northeast corner of.. blcck' 12,  granted to the Nelson & Fort. Sheppard  Railway Company by crown grant; dated  Sth March, 1SU5: thence due east 1G miles;  thence due south to the International boundary; thence due west along said boundary  16 miles; thence north to the place of commencement,, notice whereof was published  In the British'Columbia Gazette, and dated  7th May, 1S9C, is. hereby rescinded.  AV. S. GORE.   '  Deputy Commissioner of Lands & Works.  Lands and Works Department.  Victoria, B.C, 23rd May, 1901. '  NOTICE OF ASSIGNMENT.  Pursuant  to  the "Creditor's  Trust  Deeds,  Act" and  amending acts.      V 0O  Noiree is nerer-y grverr that Henry Ferguson McLean, heretofore carrying on business at the-city of Nelson, in the. provinco  of British Columbia; as a' druggist, has by  deed of assignment;-made In pursuance oC  the "Orecritor's Trust Deeds Act," and  amending acts, and - bearing date the Gth  tray of August, VM1, assigned all his real  and personal property to David Morris, of  tne said city of Nelson, gentleman, in ��  trust fur the purpose of paying and batis-  fying ratably or proportionately and without preference or priority, the creditors of  the said Henry Ferguson McLean their just  debts.  The said deed was executed by the said  Henry Ferguson McLean on the Gth day of  August, i9ul and afterwards by the said  David Morris on the Gth day of.'August,  .11)01; and the said David Morris has undertaken the said trusts, created1: by. the said  deed.  All persons having claims against' the  said Henry Ferguson McLean are required  to forward particulars of the same, duly  verified, together with particulars of all  securities, if any. held by..them therefor, to  the said trustee David Morris, orr or before  rhe Kith day of September,-1901." All persons  indebted to tho said Henry Ferguson McLean are required to,pay the amounts due  by them to the said trustee forthwith. After  the said 16th day of September, 1901. the  trustee will proceed to distribute the assets  of the said estato among the parties entitled thereto, having regard only to the  claims of which he shall then have notice.  Notice is also given that a meeting of tho  creditors of tho said Henry Ferguson McLean will be held at the oflice of R. ' M.  Macdonald, Baker slreet, Nelson, on Tuesday the L'uur day of jVugust. 1901, at the  hour of 4 o'clock In the afternoon.  DAVID MORRIS, Trustee.  R. M. MACDONALD, Solicitor for the  Trustee.  Dated at Nelson this 7th day of August,  1001.     ���  ��� .-.  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNER.  To Herbert Cuthbert or to any person or  persons lo whom he may have transferred his Interest in the Blend mineral  claim, situate on tlie west fork of Rover  crook, in the Nelson mining division oi  West Kootenay district, and recorded in  the recorder's ofllce l'or the Nelson min-  =lj*g=dLviston..  You and each of you are hereby notified  that we" have expended four hundred and  eleven dollars in labor and improvements  upon the above mentioned mineral claim  in order to lnld said mineral claim1 under  thf provisions of the Mineral Act, and if  within ninety days ot mo date of this  notice you fall or refuse to contribute your  portion of such expenditures together with  all costs of advertising your interest in  said claims will become me property of tho  subscribers, under section I of an act entitled "An Act to Amend the Mineral Act,  1900."  FRANK    FLETCHER,  J.   J.   JIALONB.  H.    G.    NEE LjYNDS.  E.  T.  11.  SIMPKINS.  Dated at Nelson this 3rd day of June, 1901.  LIQUOR LICENCE TEANSFEE.  NOTICE OF jVPPLlCATION FOH  TRANSFKR OF RBTAJL LIQUOR H-  CI'*NSK.���Notice Is hereby given that w.-  Intend to apply at the noxt sitting of the  board of license commissioners for the  City of Nelson for tiro transfer of tho re-  tall liquor license now held by us for the  premises known as tho "Oflice" saloon,  situate on lot 7 in block 9, sub-division of  lot 95, Ward street, In the said City of  Nelson, to William Robertson Thomson  and Charles C. Clark ol the said cily.  JAMKS   Nl-IICLANDS,  S.   E.   EMERSON.  Witness:  CHAS.   11.   MCDONALD.  Dated at Nelson, B. C, this 2nd day of  August, 1901.  (No. 178.)  CERTIFICATE  OF THK  REGISTRATION  OF AN" EXTRA  PROVINCIAL COMPANY. COM-  PANIKS ACT, 1S07.  I hereby certify that tho "Gorman Mining and  JMillinK Conrpany" has this day been registered  as an Kxtra Provincial Company, under the  "Compnirio- Act. 1S97," to carry out or effect all  or any of t.ho objects hereinafter set forth to  which tho legi-lativo authority of tho Legislature of British Columbia extends.  Tho hood olllco of the Conrpany is situate in  tho City of Tacoma, State of Washington,  U. S. A.  Tho amount of the capital of the Company ia  one hundred thousand dollars, divided into ono  hundred thousand pharos of one dollar each.  I he head ollicc of thn Company in this Provinco in situate at. Mclson, nnd lUchurd Papo, Labourer, whose address is N'clson aforesaid, is tho  attorney for tho Contpnny.  Tho lime of tho oxisterrco of tho Company i3  fifty years.  Given under my hand nnd sral of ofllco ab  Victoria. Province of Uritish Colnrnbia, this JOth  dny of June, one thousand nine  hundred and  ��"[l. b-1 S. Y. WOOTTON'  Registrar of Joint Compnnies.  Thn ohjccl.s for which tho Company lias been  established am tho-n set out in tho Certificate of '  1'ogist.riitioti grunted to tho Company orr the lsb  February, I-W. nml whieh appears in tho British  Columbia Gazette on tho *8th Fobruary, 18D7JIB3  u-  -41  3  IH-  in  * i  -'  \'* i ���VS .  in.  I  iii)    ���  f$7-:  IT  H-i- ���-.  t^x&te^iX&iX4L___  i HAVE JUST HEGiiV^D  CONSISTING OF  IRON BEDS  v>  RATTAN  GOODS  3*;.  UPHOLSTEREO  GOODS  SeKSV  B.?&y*b-M-*i'!  litiev;  mm  ills  ^:��P7.  I  ::!'>>:  TABLES  CHAIRS  DESKS  MATTRESSES  BRASS BEDS  IRON BEDS  CHILDREN'S COTS  FOLDING BEDS  BABY CARRIAGES  GO CARTS  HIGH  CHAIRS  CRADLES  ARM CHAIRS  RECEPTION CHAIRS  MUSIC STANDS  VERANDA CHAIRS  c  PARLOR SUITES  COUCHES  DAVENPORTS  LOUNGES  MORRIS CHAIRS  WIRE BACK CHAIRS  LEATHER GOOJJS  EXTENSION TABLES  KITCHEN TABLES  LIBRARY TABLES  CENTER TABLES  HALL TABLES  DINING ROOM CHAIRS  HALL CHAIRS  KITCHEN CHAIRS  OFFICE CHAIRS  BAR CHAIRS  TILTING CHAIRS ���  HIGH CHAIRS  VERANDA CHAIRS  COMMODE CHAIRS  ROLL TOP DESKS  FLAT TOP DESKS  TYPEWRITER DESKS  COMBINATION DESKS  HAIR MATTRESSES  MOSS MATTRESSES  WOOL MATTRESSES  FIBRE MATTRESSES  EXCELSIOR MATTRESSES  ^ (fflfi MJOJ? TOWS], TOAf'MMW it mi  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.  TELEFS6NE 27  VICTORIA   BLOCK  & CO.  NELSON,   B. C.  PAINTS, OILS /\ND GLASS. R  GARDEN  TOOLS.  FRIGERATOR  Store, Cornor Baker and ibsephlho  RUBBER AMI) COTTON HOSc.  POULTRY NETTING  Sole   Agents   for   Giant   Powder   Company    and   Truax   Automatic   Ore   Cars.  ^ZEZL-SOZN"  STORES   AT  mine is now on the wharf at Ten-mile and  when tho foundations, which are now being  constructed, are ready it will be taken up  to the property.  HARDWARE   CO.  Importers and Dealers in Shelf and Heavy Hardware.  _   _   .   b, * * * * * *  * Paid   Locals.   TWO   CENTS  a   *  * word each insertion. No local ac->- *  * cepted for less than 25 cents.       *  .���..;..;..!. .;. ���__,.;..;..;..;..;.._. ���;..;. .*. .;..;. .j.  OITyIeI) DISTRICT.  Born, on tho 15th instant,'to tho wife ot'  13. Ii. Purely of Nelson, a daug-hter.  Pat. Sheran of New Denver was broujjht  to A'clson yesterday by provincial i-011-.i.i.iio .  XJlack   to  serve  a thirty  day  term  in  the ,'  Nelson institution.  .   .   .  The police have found a black-valise on  the city wharf which contains a ciiuuitity  of  wearing*; apparel.   The  owner can  have  same by proving property.  *   *   ��  Provincial constable Brack of Now Denver will leave for the Coast today irr charge  of  Daniel   Grady,   who   has  a   three   year  term  to serve in  the penitentiary upon a  charge of horse stealing.  this reporter was passing the firo hall  the water front member hailed him: "Hello,  there; come over here and 1 will tell you  a dream I had last night." Instantly tho  reply came back in a squeaky, falsetto:  "Keep it for The Tribune."  PERSONALS.  J.   E.   Rice   of   Rat   lJortagc   is   at  Queen's.  Mining Records.  There was but one location recorded at  the Nelson record ollicc yslrday. Th St.J  Lawrence Fractional, on Toad mountain,  by Joseph Sturgeon. _  Certilicates of work wero issued to Edward Walsh,.'on the Agnes; Eugene Croteau, on the Ecla, Parrot and Majestic;  N. N. Nottstead, on the Reco; W. G.  Burnham, on the Mary Tudor; Eric Harkness, on the Midday, Christina H., and Ottawa';' and J. C. Huff, on the Copper Pit.  One bill of sale was recorded, in which  J. H. McManus transferred to O. C. Skatbo his entire Interest in the mineral claim  .Victoria on the west branch of Rover  creek.  S-A-ZKHDOZEnT  or CO families of strikers by means of  orders orr stores. No cash is distributed.  1 consider the strikers a superior lot of  workingmen. They arc behaving in the  most orderly manner. So far as 1 could sec  there was no reason for the guards which  tho smelter is maintaining. 1 do not loo^?  for any trouble between the strikers and  the company. The men seem Impressed  -.vith tho idea that they> can only -win their  strike by lawful means." Mr. Blackman  leaves for the Coast today.  the  A meeting of the creditor*--of H. F. McLean  will  be  held   in Nelson  on  Tuesday-  next  for the  purposo of considering what  disposition   had   better  be  made  with   the  estato,   which  'is   now   being  administered  by the assignee David Morris.  ��   *   *  The sheriff's sale of the mining properties of Duncan McVannel and Harvey Fife,  which  was advertised  to come oil' yoster-  'day to satisfy a judgment of Hill Bros, of  Slocan   lake,   did   not  materialize,   as   the  amount of the judgment was paid by Fife.  j.    *    a  Although there is supposed to bo a daily  mail service between Lethbridge and Nelson, it sometimes takes a couple of weeks  for a letter mailed in Lethbridge to reach  its destination in Nelson. Norman MeLeod  received one recently which was posted in  Lethbridge on July .''Oth, but did not' reach  the Nolson postoffice until August 13th.  * ���   *      w  A meeting of the finance committee of tho  city council has been called for this evening for the purpose of considering the state  of the municipal finances with a viow of  deciding whal! will be necessary in the  way of money by-laws in order to finish  out the year. It is said that there is a prospect of the fate payers being called upon  to vote another $25,000 to meet expenditures  for school purposes, electric light and water  extensions and hospital purposes.  AV. P. Gunnip of Erie is stopping at the  Tromont.  * *   * 0  D.   Law,   the   Montreal   wine   merchant,  is at tlie Phair.  * *   *  C. E. Noill, Inspector for the Royal Bank  of Canada, is at the Phair.  i   *   1  1-r.   Luckman,   engineer   for   the  Lavina  group of mines,  is at 'the Phair.  .   *  *.  John  McKane  of. Lavina mountain,  formerly   of   Rossland,   is   registered  at   the  Phair.  . ��   *   *  Mrs.  A.  D.  AVheeler,  wife of the superintendent of the.-.Whitewater mines in the  Slocan, is at the Phair. V  ��   *   ��  John  Lowdcn  of  Toronto,   S.  Thompson  of Vancouver, and Neil McKay of    Kaslo  arc registered at the Hume.  Eise and Fall of the Kiver.  Alderman Paterson has favored The Tribune with the following record of the rise  arid fall of tho river at the city wharf  since May 20th:  , I-Ieji-ht  Above  Low water  mark,  feet   inches  M. S. Logan of Rossland, who is looking after the development of the Juno  mine, which is being opened up by a Montreal syndicate, is registered at the Hume.  AV. Hart McHarg of Rossland is at the  Phair. He has been busy for the past two  days in passing upon the title to the  claims in the iron deal which was yesterday taken up by AVilliam Blakemore.  *   *   *  Frank Robbins, manager of the North  Star mine in .'Bast Kootenay, was registered at. the Phair yesterday. He is on his  way to the Lardeau to look up some property in the busiest camp in the province.  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,  The interest of the Imperial Mines, Limited, in the Climax, William Tell, Maratt,  La  Salle   and  Hope  mineral   claims  have  beer]  seized_by  sheriff_7Tuclc���to-satisf\^=a=  "judgment  of AV.  J.  H.  HoJincs  for $3S2.C0.  The  properties are  located on Goat creek  cm the oast side of Kootonay lake. Holmes'  claim   against   the   properties  is   for   services  rendered  as  a surveyor.   Tlio  interest of  the Imperial  Minos will  be offered'  for sale by the sheriff on Thursday, August 2fltlr.  Tho   London   &   British   Columbia   Gold-  fields did not  make  their second  payment  upon  tha  bond  which  they hold  upon  the  Imperial  and  Eva groups,   which  fell  duo  yesterday.   Instead  the company asked for  an  exti.-ir.slon   from   the  imperial   Develop.-,  pierrt Syndicate, and pending the return of  mui'irigor Gracey  of   the  syndicate  the  directors decided to give the extension asked.  Mr,   O rn coy   Is   expected   to   reach   Nelson  early next week, when  the re-piest l'or air  extension will bo dually dealt with.  In the  meantime the London & British Columbia  (loldliclds  will   continue  with   their development of the proporty.  .   .   .  In   Vancouver  yesterday   the  application  of   XV.   P.   George   for  a  receiver   for   the  business   for*   tho   AV.-tllace-MilIqr  Company  nf this city and .for an injunction restraining  tiro defendant**, J.   II.   Wallace and E.  C.  Miller,  from  intermeddling in  the business  of  tlio  company  was  dismissed  with  costs.  Tills Is  the case of which  so much  was  heard  a, f*hort  time  ago.   It  was   the  outcome   of   some   dissatisfaction    on    tho  part of George with  the manner in which  the Wallace-jVIIIler business was being con-  dueled  nnd In  which George  had  invested  something   like   510,000.    XV.   A.   Macdonald  appeared   for  the defendants   Wallace  and  Miller  and   opposed   the  application   for  a  receiver and'an injunction.  Nelson Hotel Bar  on today." Try it.  LOCALS.  'Nelson Club Punch"  Dato  May   20   May   SO���Rise   May   HI���Rise.......  June  1���Rise....-   June   2���Rise   June  *J���Rise.   June  4���Rise   June  5���Rise...   June   C���Fall.   June   7���Fall   June   S���Fall........,  June   0���Fall.........  June   10���Fall   June   11���Fall........  June   12���Fall........  June   13���Fall........  June   11���Fall...   June ��� 15���Fall   June   1G���Fall........  June   17���Fall."   Juno IS���Fall...,..'/..,  June 19���Fall.... 1  June   20���Nil...   June   21���Fall.   June 22���Nil...ft......  June  2a���Rise ."....  June   21���Nil....   June   25���Fall.   Juno   20���Fall   June   27���Nil..   Juno 2S��� Fall   June   29���Fall.........  Juno   30���Fall....   July   1���Fall   July   2���Fall .,  July   M���Fall   July    17���Fall   August   G���Fall..   August   12���Fall   Daily  Rise  or fall.  Inches.    G    G    G  ....... -1    1  ....... 3  .- . 1  ......  1-2  ...... 2 1-2  ...... 2 1-2  ..:'.'..-S 1-2  ...... 3 1-2  ...... 5 1-2  ....:. 5 ���'"   ���!'  .''.'....'3 1-2-  .'. ...73 1-2   4  ...  3  ... 5  .. 1  .. 1  ..10  .. 6  ..21  ..14  13  It  15  15  15  IT.  1G  IU  IU  IU  15  15  15  14:  14  .14  13  13  13 .  12  12  12  12 ':.  .11  11  12  12  12 '  11  11  11  11  11  11  11  10 '  10  ��������"'  ��  a  3  3  3 -  7  'IV  ������-���' .  tt  ���21-2  7 0 1-2  a 1-2  -.. a 1-2  ."._) ..--.������  4*  S 1-2  1  10  10  10  ' 2  Fraudulent Ticket Brokers.  ST.  LOUIS, August; 15.���As  the result of  the   arrest   yesterday   of  William   Clinton  and   Charles   J.   Leonard,   ticket   brokers,  charged   with    swindling   a   customer,    a  gig-iynUee    rai;lroUd(   ticket    counterfeiting:  scheme   was   uncovered.   After   the   arrest  of  the  brokers  their office was  ransacked  and   an   immense   number   of   tickets   and  passes was found.  It is almost impossible  to place an estimate on  the value of the  tickets  recovered,  but it is  stated  by  the  railroad authorities that $50,00 would be a  conservative   figure.   .It   is   asserted   that  many  of  the  tickets  and  passes  aro  forgeries.   Tho   Baltimore   &   Ohio,   Missouri  Pacific,  and  St.  Louis  and  San  Francisco  lines are said  to be the ones which  have  the most interest in the discovery, though  tickets, were found in the stock from many  roads.  {if  91  91  91  91  ���fl  91  ��1  0.-  ���*(>  91  .-a'*9 **.*. **.*. *.*.*.**.*. **.* *.*.*. e*:6-*__���>.       I  li. H. PLAYFORD & CO.  MADDEN   BLOCK  NELSON.  ill  91  m  91  91  m  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  I TOBACCO   AND   CIGAR*  % MERCHANTS. W  91 c hi  X   91  ffl   *fl  W /ft  jjj P. 0. Box 637, ' Telephone 117. jjj  At  *���*���**.*.*.**.*.**.  #  IMB,CAIEBOF  INSURANCE.  REAL-ESTATE,  and MINING BROKER  REPRESENTS  Proposition With.Strings to It.  HELENA, Mont., August 15.���J0J111 Ci��"*.l--  bell, the veteran racing man, whoso stables  won the .'Brooklyn handicap in 1S02 and 1S03,  who has a string of horses at Butte, says  that ho has received an offer from the czar  of. Russia  to  take  charge  of  his  training  stables   at   St.   Petersburg.   Tho   czar,   he  says,-has  through  an  agent,   offered  him  $10,000 a year and 10 per cent of the winnings of his horses. Mr. Campbell'says ho  has  hot  accepted   the  offer  and   may not  do so, as one of the conditions of the contract "is  that.he   nor  any ;of  the  jockeys  under him siiall apply'; money'on  the race  in  which  tlio imperial stables are  interested.. Not knowing who his assistants may  be,> he fears he cannot accept liability for  them.  - V,  The  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.  HOUSES  TO  RENT  CHEAP.  H. fl CAMERON  11  11  10  s  ,-. 7  ?  4  (i  10  Is a tonic and food as well as a beverage.  Ironbrew.  The Cninaman Lost.  Judge Forin spent several hours yesterday  afternoon  in  an  attempt  to  discover  the terms upon which thirteen tons of car-  =ro_ts=beioiigirig^to=a=Chliiairian=:-TianreUTfif  AVong got  into   the  root  house   of J.   AV.  Stewart, the contractor who had the building of  the Procter extension.  The  Chinaman   claimed   that  the  carrots  were  purchased outright by  tho contractor and on  account of this ho sued for the sum of S2(i0.  The   contractor's   agent,   Donald   MeLeod,  had a very different story. 11 was that the  carrots   were   merely   stored   in   tho   root  house  for   the  convenience  of  the  Chinaman,   that  he  had  endeavored  to  effect a  sale  of them  on  the Chinaman's account,  and   that  lhe  Chinaman's story of a sale  of  Iho carrots  was  preposterous,  as  thirteen  tons would  be sufficient for tho construction of 150 miles of railway. Mr. Arc-  Lood admitted tlio using of a portion of the  carrots   by  Uro  contractor,   for  which  the  sum of S-lu had boon paid Into court. P. IS.  Wilson   appeared   for   the   Chinaman,   but  he  could  not mako  any  headway  for his  client against the evidence of MeLeod, and  the  case  was dismissed   with  costs.  As a  result of tho deal the Chinaman is now out  the amount wliich  was paid i**rto court as  well   as   the   carrots,   which   became   unmarketable by reason of his refusal to accept the contention  that they were In the  root houso merely as a convenience to him.  A.   Whcaller  appeared   for   tho   defendant  Stewart.  C. J. Clayton, president of the carpenters' union and also of the trades and labor  council, was elected delegate to the Trades  and Labor Congress of Canada, which convenes at Brantfovd, Ontario, on September  12th. Mr. Clayton is one of the most levelheaded union men in Nelson.  An Important Capture.  MANILA, c'August 15.���Second lieutenant  AValter S. Grant of the Twenty-sixth cavalry, while scouting *���-.vir a detachment  near Taal, Batangas province,' has made  what the .military', authorities consider to  be tho most important capture since Aguinaldo was made "prisoner. Grant captured  colonel Martin Cabrear, an adjutant and  six other insurgents. Cabrear had. been  growing in power for some time. He controlled all the insurgents in Batangas  and also Westward of the city of Batangas. Colonel Panganabia, a captain.and 20  men with 20 rifles and: .considerable'ammunition have surrendered to lieutenant  Smith 7 of the Twentieth infantry njear  Luzos.  i?i  AGKNC BAKKR STREET  ^���*-***-****-** Hi i:**.*.***.*.**.*^  THE ATHABASCA  Roast Tenderloin  of Beef  for   Lunch'...-  ���^**f^*****.*.*.m*-**-*-**-*-*-*-*^'  *<&*������*-.  Uf-.  91  m  9t  m  MOST ORDERLY  No Necessity for Armed Guards.  Does  not  contain  any  harmful  ingredients. Ironbrew. ��� ���  Try It. Ironbrew.  Thorpe Ss Co. bottle it. Ironbrew.  Is  sold  everywhere.  Ironbrew.  =SHEBI-E^S=SrA=LEf  A member of the (ire department tells a  good joke on himself. The reporters of the  Miner imagine they are discriminated  against by the government and cily oilicials in obtaining news, and hnve even������  gone so far ns ('ailing the attention of tho  minister:.; at Victoria to tholr supposed  wrongs. One of the:;e reporters occasionally gets down to the water front, and  when there im por! lines a mom her of tho  fire department (who works at the wator  Ironl)  for news. The other evening while  Will Soon Be Shipping.  AVork upon the 50-ton concentrator which  tho London  Ss British  Columbia Goldlields  is  putting up  on  tlie  Enterprise  mine on  Ten-mile is being pushed ahead as rapidly  as   possible and  within  a  few  weeks   the  mill should commence crushing. The property has been  undergoing steady development for the past year and  there is now  said to be sitflicierrl ere in sight in the property and  on  the dumps  to keep the mill  running to its full capacity for two years.  The   company  lias  played   in   rallier  good  luck   with   respect   to   the   securing  of  its  mill machinery in that the bulk of it was  secured   before  the  machinists'   strike  got  tilings into a  tangle on  the other side of  the   line,   and   the   water   motors,    whicli  wero  the last of  (ho outlit  to be shipped,  were on the last boat which the longshoremen permitted  to bo laden in  the port of  San   Francisco.   The   compressor   for   the  SPOKANE, August 15.���AVilliam Black-  man, labor commissioner for the state of  Washington, who arrived from Northport  last night after spending several days in  oloking over the strike at the smelter there  said to a representative of tiie Spokesnian-  Roview:  "I am fully convinced  that the smelting  corporation   is   working   to   reduce  wages.  For  that  reason   It   refuses  to  treat  with  the striking smeltcrmen. I think tlio company  plans  to drive  out  all  tlio  late em-  polyoes,  who In many eases own their little homos at Northport. My belief is that an  Inferior   class   of   laborers   will    then   be  brought  in,   who  will  bo  content  to 'work  for   less   wages.   Eventually   the   company  will run a company store, which will take  all    tho   trade   of   the   employees.   As   a  lirst step irr this direction the company has  already  built about ton  shacks and  -some  boarding  houses.   I  found   that  there  are  about 200 men working at the smelter. That  figure includes guards and the ollicc crow.  From what 1  learned, about two-thirds of  the .men who are imported refuse to stay  at   work.    I   was   courteously   received   by  manager Kadish bf the smelting company,  who showed  me over the works.  When   C  .proposed  to arbitrate the strike, however,  he told me that the company had nothing  to arbitrate. He asserted that the company  would   not   be   dictated   to   by   the   union,  and  he  put peculiar stress  on  the wages  and  hours,  which  he  said  were the most  favorable  to  workingmen  to  be  found  in  any  smelter  in   the  country.   He  declares,  that there wore about 20 agitators in  tho  union,   whom   his   company   would   never  consent to re-employ. So long as the union  demanded   their re-employment  thero was  no  chance of a settlement.  He said .with  tho exception of those 20 he was willing to  tako back all the strikers. I asked whether  Iho   strikers   could   retain   membership   in  tho union  on  returning  to  work  for him.  He evaded   the question and  said  he was  not in a position to give a positive answer.  I  saw   the  union  men  also and  talked  to  them  on  Tuesday night.  They claim  they  have ample support and mean to hold out  to the end. They are supporting about 55  Province  of  British   Columbia,   Nelson   in  AVcst Kootenay,  to-wit:  ��� By virtue of a writ of Fieri Facias issued  out of tiie supreme court of British Columbia at  the suit of AVilliam J.  J-l.   Holmes,  plaintiff,   and   lo   me  directed  against  the  goods and chattels of the  Imperial Minos,  Limited, non-personal liability, defendants,  1 have seized and taken iu execution all the  right title and Interest of the saitl defendant,   the   Imperial   Mines,   Limited,   non-  personn!   liability,   in   the   mineral   claims  known  ns  and  called   "Climax,"   '���William  Tell,"  "Maratt,"   "La Salle," and  "Hope,"  all situated on Goat creek on the east side  of  Kootonay  lake and  adjoining  the  A*al-  paraiso group  of-mineral  claims,  and  recorded In the ofllce of the mining recorder  for the Cont Rivor mining division of the  Wost Kootenay district, lo recover lhe sum  of three hundred and sixty-two dollars and  sixty (.���cuts (���"J';.'.CO), amount of snld writ of  Fieri   Facias,   und   also   Interest   on   throe  hundred   and   fifty-nine   dollars   arrd   sixty  cen is  ($.')5l).(iO),  at  five pi��r centum  per annum  from  the 211 h day of July, 1001,  until  payment;   besides  sheriff's  poundage,   ofTL  ecr's   fees,   and   all   other   legal   Incidental  expenses;  all  of which   1   shall  oxpose  for  sale,   or  sulllcient   thereof   to   satisfy  said  judgment, debt and costs at my ofllce next  to  the court house in  the cily of Nelson,  IJ. C, on Thursday lhe 29th day of August,  A. D. 1901, at the hour of. 11 o'clock in* the  forenoon.  Note.���Intending purchasers will satisfy  themselves as to interest and title of the  said defendants.  S. P. Tuck, Sheriff of South Kootenay.  Dated at Nelson, B. C, 10th August, 1901  #&:���**-���*:*.*���***.*-e.g.*.*.*.*.*.*.*.**.* ^s.  it/1  pe  or  8  asses  We can show you a fine  assortment ������ of styles in  spectacle ware of difFerp.nt  nality and price. Everyq  pair fitted free bi charge  and guaranteed.  BROWN BROS  Opticians and  Jewelers.  f<i  BA.KKU STllEKT  NKLSON  \\  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  ARTHUR'   GEE  MERCHANT T/\IL0R  LAW1<*<*' TATTjOR  MADE SUITS.  BAJCER  STRER1' EAST.  ;enis for -J. & J. WL&R SAFES  Desirable Business and Residence Lots  in (Bogustown) Fairview Addition. .  WEST TRANSFER CO.  N. T. MACLEOD, Manager.  All Kinds of Teaming and  Transfer  Work.  Ascntfi for Hard and Soft Coal. Imperial Oil  Ooriipariy. Washington Brink, Mmo tc- JYl'uiu-  facturing Company." General commercial amenta  and brokers.  All coal and wood strictly cash on delivery.  telephone H7.   Cffice 184 Ba\or St,  Ofllce  on   Baker  street,   west  of  Stanley  Street, Nelson.  ^^S^Si^iiSiii^   **������****��**m***mmm��*z  QUENCH  YOUR  THIRST WITH  Anheiiscr-B'iRch  lion; I'ri.bst, (Mil-  wniikor-Beer. Cnl-  Jv'iry Boor, HoIm-  u-euv & Co. Hear,  Gosiioll Heer, ana  N.ANHATTAN  SALOON  Double Jersey  Bnttennilk.  a************9. *-**.*.**.**.*.*:*.*.<t

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