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 u.  ESTABLISHED   1892  ii  MONDAY'-.MOBNIN'.Q,- AUGUST  19,   1901  DAILY  EDITION"  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NEWS  THERE   IS   JOY   IN   THE   M'DON-  ALD CAMP  Over the Non-Arrival of Definite News  From London���Strike Matters.  General News Notes.  > ROSSLAND, August IS���[Special to  The Tribune.]���The non-arrival of definite news from London of the ousting of  the Whitaker-Wright outfit from the Le  Roi control has caused great joy to Bernard McDonald and his paper, the Rossland Miner, as the manager fully expected bad news on Friday. What appears to have'happened in England has  been a further postponement of the Le  Roi meeting without any action being  taken meantime. It is not thought probable' here that the Whitaker-Wright  crowd can no longer retain control in  one Le Roi group and if a new directorate is formed and representatives are  sent to Rossland to report on the situation it will probably mean a settlement  of the labor troubles here and at North-  [,, port, and, of course, in McDonald's retirement of the management.  There has been no strike news of moT  mont today.   Between 30 and -10 of the  i<     non-union employes have left the smelter at Northport during the past week  and no new arrivals have come.  Smoke from bush fires has- been very  much in evidence all day.  A representative of one af the insurance companies doing business here has  suggested a withdrawal of all the companies "during the strike, but such outrageously high "premiums are always  paid  here  that no such step  is  at all  probable.    ~"~~~~~~*���"* '  Ymir Gossip.  0      YMIR,  August .18.���The 'Ladies'   Aid  Society of the Kirk held a two-day "at  '   home" in the dining room of the Hotel  . Ymir Friday and Saturday. Ice cream  and cake we're served to those who had  1 the price. The proceeds go to the building fund of the church. Judging by the  number who indulged in the cooling refreshments, the Kirk, must have had  quite a rake-off. It "'do beat the band"  tho gland hand one gets at ice cream socials. Mrs. McRoberts, Mrs. MeLeod  Mrs. Clark, Miss' Kneeland, Miss Urqu-  hart and Miss Clavanaugh were the  ��� "trim little maids" in charge.  Chief Morris of the fire department  paid Nelson a business visit yesterday.  A gang of men left town yesterday  for"the North Star claim, adjoining the  Yankee Girl and Dundee properties, tc  4o development work. Good assays have  been secured from that claim. The  'North   Star. is   owned   by   James   Gra-  . ham. '���  About two miles north of town, along  the railroad, a big bush fire is having  a hot time. -Clouds of smoke are passing over the town and it is believed thai  unless something is done to stop it wr  will have a-'repetition of last year, ar  the timber and brush are-dry. Fellow  pilgrims, let us pray that" we may not  The driver of the Nelson-fire department was: in the camp yesterday look  Ing up a piece of horseflesh to take the  place of the deceased fire horse. Hr  took a peep at Ed Lind's fiery steads,  and remarked that one of .them lookec-  good to him. ,  _^,_There's^enough_childre_n^at piyesejiiJiri  at the Ymir mill to have a school buiF  there." 'Tis a little too far for the kid-  to mope to the Ymir school.  About 5000 feet of two-inch pipinr  has arrived at the depot for the new  cyanide plant to be erected at the Ymi*  mine.  The elite of Erie gave a dance Friday  night and there was a high old time  Two special cars (hand) left Ymir al  about 7 o'clock in the evening loaded  with young folks. They returned horn-  about 4 o'clock Saturday morning, al!  of the belief that Erie camp denizonr  know  how  to  treat  visitors.  No sickness In town at present. Therr  are two convalescent patients in thr  hospital. Dr. Duncan remarked thai  his profession has got pretty much likr  Rossland���on tho train that carries thr  ham���and left the camp for a few days'  shooting on the Colville Indian reservation. Washington.  Station agent Costello is kept quit<-  busy these days. Lots of freight cominr-  in and lots of rocks going out. "Tho'-p-  moro freight handled at Ymir at present," remarked a conductor the ortho  day,  "than at Rossland."  It is rumored that the Tamarac wil'  shortly resume operations. It is.a'greaJ  free milling proposition.  'Revelstoke Notes.  REVELSTOKE,;' August IS.���[Special  to The Tribune.]���The city council last  night accepted the offer of _ the 'water  light and power company to take th*-  debentures at par and transfer the plant  to the city.  Serious bush fires are raging in Eagle  pass, west of town.  A.non-union bridge crew started yesterday to repair the burned trestle work-  on the Nakusp & Slocan branch.- The  government is calling for tenders or  the Fish Creek wagon road in mile sections.  It  is  reported  that, an  extension  of  time is asked by the London & Britisl  Columbia Goldfields on the bond on thr  Eva free milling property at Cranborne.  News Items From Greenwood  GREENWOOD,-August 17��� [S;e3ial tc  The Tribune.���Bush fires are raging in  several parts of the district and in places  are threatening to do serious damage.  One fire -is now close to P. Burns & 1  Company's slaughter yards, near Eholt  Meadow, about four miles northwest of  Greenwood. It is estimated that 30 or  10 men are now fighting the flames in  order to save from destruction the buildings and a lot of hides that have been  accumulated there. Another fire yesterday interrupted telephone communication on the B. C. mine near Eholt. Word  comes from Midway tonight that a fire  is burning on Ian McLung's ranch just  across the boundary line from Midway and other advices tell of fires burning up the fork of Kettle river between  "\Vest Bridge and Beaverdell.  The manager of the B. C. Copper Company is inviting tenders for deepening  the main shaft of the Motherlode mine  near Greenwood. It is-proposed to sink  either .100 or 200 feet deeper, but the  depth will be determined for the" present by the price oifered to do the work.  The shaft is now down 325 feet and  there are comparatively extensive workings at both the 200. and 300 levels. Altogether about C000 lineal feet of work  have been done in the development of  this mine, which, during the current  year has sent nearly 50,000 tons of ore  to the company's smelter at Greenwood,  of which reduction works Paul Johnston is in charge. A second furnace has  lately been ordered for this smelter. The  company is now preparing to enter upon  a more extensive plan of development  to increase the output of the mine pro-'  portionately to the intended enlargement of the treatment capacity pf the  smelter.  Boundary Ore Shipments.  PHOENIX, August 17.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���This week's Boundary  shipments are only a little behind those  for last week, which were the largest  in the history of the country. This week  the figures are as follows: Old Ironsides group, 5262 tons; B. C. mine, 060;  Winnipeg, 40; R. Boll, 60; Mother Lode,  2272; total for the week, 8294 tons; total for this year to date, 224,713 tons; total for last year and this year, 322,536  tons.  He Levied on a Railroad. .  PORTLAND, August IS.���The sheriff  today served a writ of execution in the  case of the Seattle ^-Montana railroad  against the Portland & Puget Sound  Railroad Company. The amount involved  was $1,67S,S80. The sheriff levied on all  tire property of the defendant company  which could' be found here, which consists of a railroad right ot' way across  Shaw's island in the Columbia opposite  Vancouver, and includes a partly constructed railroad bridge at this poiut.  Blackburn Returns.  NEW YORK, August 18��� Captain  -Howard Blackburn,-the fingerless - navigator of Gloucester, Mass., who last June  crossed the Atlantic from his Massachusetts home to Portugal in a small sloop,  has reached New^York on his way home.  The hazardous trip'was-made, but not  without great hardship and captain  Blackburn, who has made several trips  with a similar degree' of danger attached to them, says he will make no more.  REASONS' WHY  CORCORAN.  STEAMER ISLANDER GOES TO THE BOTTOM  Sixty to Eighty Passengers Reported  Lost.  VICTORIA, August 18.���The steamer  Islander, the crack passenger steamer  of the Alaskan route, operated by the  C. P. N. Co. of this city, struck an iceberg off Douglas island at 2 o'clock on  the morning of Thursday last and went  to the bottom, carrying from 65 to 80  souls, including passengers and members of the crew. Some of the.survivors  arrived here this evening by the steamer  Queen. They report that as the boat  went down her boilers exploded, causing  the death of many who might have  been saved. Captain Foote was. on the  bridge when the vessel struck and stayed there and went down with his steamer. Among the passengers lost on the  Islander were Mrs. Ross, wife of commissioner Ross of the Yukon .territory,  her child and niece; Dr. John Duncan  of this city; W. G. Preston and bride,  Seattle; F. Mills, Mrs. J. C. Henderson,  W. H. Keating and two sons of this city  and Los Angeles; J. Y. Douglas, Vancouver; Mrs. Phillips and-child, Seattle;  Mr. Bfcll and Mrs. captain Nickerson;  Mrs. W. Smith, Vancouver; J. A. Bleth-  en, Vancouver; J. L. Wilcox, Seattle.  The members of the crew lost are:  Captain Foote; George Allen, third engineer; Horace Smith, second steward;  S. J. Pitts, cook; two Chinese; Buck-  holder and Burke, oilers; two firemen;  one coal passer; night saloon watchman  Kendall; Joe Beard,-second pantryman;  two waiters; G. Miller, the barber; N.  Law, M. P. Jock, Porter and Moran,  coal passers.  F. G. Hinde-Bowker, late manager of  the British-American Corporation of  London, who was a passenger, says: "My.  first intimation of an accident was the_  running of passengers on the deck which  woke me up. I was in a cabin with Mr.:  TNaugfiten. I got up. and went out of  the, cabin and saw the steamer sinking  at the bow. I awoke my partner and we  dressed. By this time she was still  lower in the water.. ��At the time I got  out of the cabin the.water was abreast  the smoking room floor. I went up on  the upper deck, followed by my partner.  I saw the boats' were gone and I went  to a tall hanging _ davit. By this time  only the stern was out of the water.  I saw a raft in the water with, eight or  ten people on it. I slid down the rope  on to the raft and as soon as I got  on the stern the steamer sank and  sucked the raft and people down. We  were some time under water, but I held  on and-when "it came up only two of  us were left, v We "hailed two men who  were swimming and got them aboard,  also a Chinaman. By this time the  steamer had sunk out of sight. Many  people hung on to the raft at different  times, but' it was not air tight and we  had much difficulty keeping afloat. We  were turned over once by others climb  ing on, but generally managed to right  ourselves. The scene was heartrending.  The boats were scattered and overcrowd-  . ed 'and people were adrift begging, pleading and crying for help. We gathered  lumber and made our raft float. We  were picked up by one of the boats  returning from shore. I cannot speak  too highly of the officers and crew."  There was $235,000 in gold'on the  steamer, $100,000 of which was carried  by passengers. H. H. Hart, who has  spent 16 years* in the Klondike, lost  $35,000 in dust. There was a heavy  fog at the time, and pilot Leblanc was  on the bridge, captain : Foote being at  lunch. When,he heard the crash he  rushed on deck and went down with  the ship. Some say, however,' that he  reached a raft, but .when he saw the  extent of the. disaster he jumped overboard. No accurate list -of the dead  will be available until the arrival of the  purser on the steamer Farallone tomorrow.  George McL. Brown, executive agent  ,of the C. P. It., after interviewing the  officers and passengers who returned,  said:    "The purser_;is remaining in the  . north attending to the forwarding of  through passengers. It is impossible to  give the exact list of those lost,, but  from the fact-that 11'3 were saved, the  number lost must be very much below  the figures mentioned. In my opinion  the loss of life will not exceed 20."  SOUTH   AFRICAN   AFFAIRS  KITCHENER'S PROCLAMATION AS  YET HAS NO EFFECT.  -    Was Pardoned.  - SALT LAKE, August 17.���A special to  the Tribune from Boise/Idaho says:  Governor Hunt today gave out the following as his reasons for voting for the  pardon of'Paul Corcoran:  "This is the first case acted upon by  the board of pardons where its decision  -*has=not-been=unanimous��T-hat>the=board=  failed to reach a united decision in this  case is due to the honest differences upon the merits of the question. Politics,  has at no time entered into the deliberations of the board and never wiirwith  my consent. Corcoran was the only man  convicted out of a thousand who joined  in the acts of destruction and violence  in  the  Coeur  d'Alenes  in  1899.   Every  ringleader in that mob should have received equal punishment: In my opinion  the punishment he has had is sufficient  to satisfy tho demands of justice and to  convince  those who advocate violence  and arson that the law will not tolerate such practice, and I believe that his  further confinement will only continue  to embitter the feeling existing in the  Coeur drAlenes. The object of the penal  confinement   is   not   only   to   cause   a  wholesome respect for the law and fear  among the criminal class, but its most  beneficial exercise is to make a bettei'  man of the person suffering such punishment. The  board is fully convinced  in the belief tliat Corcoran will rather  aid in enforcing and observing the law  hereafter than in defying it. Nearly C0O0  citizens in different parts of the state  petitioned for Corcoran's pardon, which  had some weight with the board. Another reason that influenced me in this  case was the man's family. A woman  slowly dying of grief is an appeal that I  cannot look upon without sympathy, but  my principal reason for.voting to pardon this man is that it will bring peace  and a better feeling to prevail in a section of the state that nas been torn by  disorer and murder.  Many of the men  who have been responsible for this condition   have  removed   from   the  state.  Organized labor in that "part of the state  is as firmly committed to peaceful methods as any class of people in the state,  and although the violence perpetrated  in its name in 1899 will always be a stain  that cannot be wiped out, yet I believe  that the time has come to extend the  clemency in this case that the law contemplates when sufficient reason exists."  Orange River Colony Is Comparatively  Peaceful, Belligerent Boeis Having Been Driven Away.  Joseph Joachim, the great German  violinist, who recently celebrated his  70th birthday, has been made a director  of philosophy by the University of Goet-  tingen, an honor, he says, he earned by  the philosophy with which he bore poverty in his younger days.  ' LONDON, August 18.���The effect of  lord Kitchener's, or, rather, Mr. Chamberlain's proclamation is not' distinctly  noticeable in South Africa. There are  rumors of a renewal of negotiations between general Botha and general Kitchener, but these are probably fictitions,  like the vagaries respecting Mr. Kruger's letters of marque to privateers.  The number of voluntary surrenders has  not increased, but it is premature to  look for a result of this kind when the  proclamation allows several weeks in  which the Boers can reconcile them-  , selves to the idea of submission. Practical military men have little confidence  in the efficacy of proclamations as a  peace-making agency, but admit that it  =will=be=useful=to=have-=a=convenient=date=  for another manifesto, withholding belligerent rights and changing the character of the military operations. There  has been no material change in the situation during the last 0week. The  Orange River Colony is more peaceful  than any other section but this is because the country has been thoroughly  cleared and the combatants have been  driven north and south for ammunition  and food. Four Boer commandos have  been lost recently in the Transvaal and  the burghers seem thoroughly dispirited.  General French has the most arduous  work among the Cape rebels but is  gaining ground and reducing the area  of hostile operations". He is driving  Kritzinger's and other commandos toward and across the Orange river into  districts which liave been emptied of  population and stores.  There is indeed ground for a larger  reserve of optimism than is displayed  in the meager reference in th'e king's  speech to the progress of British arms  in South Africa.  UNIVERSITY ATHLETIC TEAM.  No fault is found among sporting men  with the University athletic team now  on its way across the Atlantic. While  weak in hurdles, quarter mile and hammer, it is considered strong and representative of university athletes. The  high jump and hammer are conceded to  Harvard and Yale and the half mile and  two miles are claimed'for the blues. The  remaining events* are considered open  with chances in favor of the Americans  for the sprint and quarter mile and in  favor of the blues for the mile and the  long 'jump.  SOCIETY GOSSIP.  One of the closing weddings of the  season was well attended yesterday by  military officers at St. George, Hanover  square. The bridegroom was captain  Charles Hyde Villers of the Horse  Guards and the bride lady Victoria In-  nis, a goddaughter of queen Victoria.  As the bride's brothers, the duke of Roxburgh and lord Alastir Innis Kerr were  in duty in South Africa, her uncle, lord  Tweedmouth, gave her away, and as  lady Bell Rocherbert was prevented  from attending at the last moment there  were five instead of six bridesmaids.  There was a beautiful brooch from the  king, with queen Victoria's cipher among  the presents!  Winston Churchill, for whose benefit  the Blenheim Unionist picnic was ordered 'a, week ago,.will be master of  the political revels next week at a similar lawn party at Londsborough Lodge.  Lady Londsborough will be supported  by a bevy of young ladies of quality and.  a mixed entertainment will be provided  by masked musicians,-a chorus of singers and flower girls for the amusement  of the voters in the shire.  CORONATION PREPARATIONS  PLANS ARE NOW IN PROCESS OF  ELABORATION.  Mrs Stokes Didn't Pay Duly  NEW YORK. August 18��� After a  careful search of the records^ the local  customs officers of;this'city have been  unable to ascertain whether .or not the  jeweled chain possessed by Mrs. W. E.  D. Stokes when she' returned from  abroad on the. Oceanic recently ever paid  duty in this country. As a result Mrs.  Stokes will probably avail herself of a  clause in the law which will allow her  to send the chain back to Europe, there  to be dismounted by the maker. The  chain will then be reimported and in  the unmounted state, will pay duty of  10 per cent on the diamonds, 20 per cent  on the pearls and 60 per cent on the setting. Intact the chain would call for  an even duty of 60 per cent on each of  the items mentioned. - The foreign value  of the chain is about $3400. Mrs. Stokes  is acquitted of any attempt to defraud  the authorities. On her last trip from  Europe she-brought in a quantity of  costly apparel, jewelry and trinkets, on  which she paid duties amounting to  $2800.  Railroad to Black Hills.  MINNEAPOLIS, August 18. ���It is announced that final arrangements have  recently been concluded in New York  whereby Minneapolis and St. Paul aro  to be givon direct railroad connection  with the Black Hills. The company is to  be called the Twin City, Pierre & Black  Hills, and is to be built from Aberdeen  to Rapid City, in the hills, crossing the  Missouri river at Pierre. The road will  be 295 miles long and will eventually  become part of one of the great systems  and be a part of a short line from the  northwest to Denver, the Gulf and California. The plan is to extend the road  from Rapid City to a connection with  the Union Pacific at Orin Junction.  Wyoming.  King Edward Is in the Best of Health  Work of Parliament Criticised.  Ford's European Cables..  Talk of Botha's Surrender.  LONDON, August IS.���The Sun said  yesterday that it hears that the concentration of general Botha's forces at  Hondweni, on the borders of Zululand,  announced in a dispatch, does not foreshadow a fight with Botha, but his surrender, in pursuance with an understanding reached between general Botha  and lord Kitchener. The Sun adds that  the government is so satisfied thnt the  war is virtually over that lord Milner,  now on his way back to South Africa,  has in preparation a draft of a complete constitution and plans for the future government of the annexed territory.    A Ch'caso Cylistc.  BREST, August 18.���Miller of Chicago  was the seventh of the contestants in  the international bicycle race from Paris  to Brest and return, a distance of 1200  kilometers, to reach this city. He arrived here at 6:37 this morning. He  was fagged out. Lcsna passed Morlaix  about 34 miles northeast of Brest on his  return journey to Paris at 5:42 a", m.  He was going well.  The Salvation Army is doing splendid  work in Cleveland in the distribution of  free ice to the worthy poor. The army  probably believes the ice will be as acceptable now as it will later on.  NEW  YORK,   August  18.���A  special  from London by Isaac N. Ford and published in today's Tribune says:    Court  officials  are enjoying the first holiday  which they have had since the opening  of the new reign.    The king has kept  them employed-in a most businesslike  way and has changed all the methods  and habits of the country,  laying out  work for  everyone and insisting upon  having it done with precision and dispatch.    Inquiry  has  been  ordered  and  new details of organization introduced:  The  officials  accustomed  to the more  leisurely ways of the queen are fairly  out of breath.   Arrangements have been  made for the coronation with painstaking care and the plans are now in pro-  "cess=of=ela;bol'ati6Tr=dunff  absence on the continent.    Four great  officials will have charge of the coronation ceremonies.    The lord chamberlain  will  be  master of the  horse and  'the  earl  marshal   will   direct  the  progress of the royal procession to Westminster   Abbey  and   its   return   to  the  palace. The lord great chamberlain, and  the highest court must decide who he  is, will, have charge of the ceremony at  the Abbey and arrangements for seating the elect among the titled and privileged few.    The triumphal progress of  the king and  queen' on   tho  day  after  the  coronation   and   the   arrangements  for entertaining special  embassies and  royal  guests aro  matters  of detail   already under consideration.    Conditions  have   boen   transformed  since  the   last  coronation  and   the  ceremony  has  becomo vastly  more difficult to arrange,  owing to the increased pressure of titled  and privileged people seeking admission  to the abbey.   Spaces have been allotted  already  in  tlie-abbey and   plans  made  for   the   accommodation   of   the   titled  classes  and   royal  guests  and  the  officials  asserts  that when  the  ministers,  the court officials, the diplomatic corps  and   the   colonial   representatives   are  crowded in there will not be room for  anybody else.    The problem of accommodation for those who can present a  valid claim to be present is pronounced  in advance utterly impossible. The great  majority of those who contrive to gain  admission will be where they can't see  what goes  on.    During the protracted  ceremony the nave will be crowded, but  effectually cut off from 'a  view of the  coronation service.  Plans of the king for the remainder  of the year are stated in many contradicted forms. Apprehension respecting  his health is not well founded. Everybody who has been in touch with him  asserts that his voice is strong and that  he is a marvel of energy. Princess Henry of Battenberg will occupy the apartment; in St. James palace whore the  duke of Cornwall and York formerly  lived. The duke will have Marlborough  and possibly Osborne house also as a  marine residence, although the matter  has not been announced publicly. There  has been a rumor that the king will  visit Balmoral,   but  this plan  has  al  ready been made and changed several  times.  THE WORK OF PARLIAMENT.  There is a general agreement among  the moralists who are summing up the  record, that it has been a session with-  o'ut energy or enthusiasm and that the  legislative results are unworthy of a  party which" has won a remarkable victory at the general elections. The factory amendment is the only pledge of the  king's speech redeemed outside of military and naval projects, and there is a  beggarly array of legislation with renewals of the agricultural rates act  and the single educational clause and  measures relating to the demise of the  crown, the imperial title of ihe sovereign, a Pacific cable and a few small  Irish projects. There have been no great  debates and such interest" as there has  been in the proceedings has centered  in episodes of petty by-play and factional quarrels behind the scenes. Mr.  Redmond has had the only real success  as a party leader, although lord Spencer  has done well enough in the house of  lords. The Irish party has again become  ���powerful by virtue of unity of direction  and .the enforcement;of strict discipline.  The Liberals have tak'en. the place of  the Nationalists.as a mob of wrangling  factions and there has not been strength  enough in the bow of Unionist leadership. The mace has served to. differentiate ministerial inaptitude from the  turpitude and demoralization of the opposition. The final echoes from the  smoking ruins of the commons are  snatches of gossip about Cecil Rhodes'  subscription to the Liberal party during  the period of Mr. Schadhorst's management.  CECIL RHODES' SUBSCRIPTION.  The Spectator with a shoit letter from  Mr. Rhodes and a long one from Charles  Boyd returns to the attack upon sir  Henry Campbell-Bannerman who must  now regret the vehemence of his denial  given to a well-founded statement of  fact. The text of the correspondence  is 'promised by Mr. Rhodes but there  is no reason to doubt the fact that he  subscribed ��5000 to the Liberal political fund with the understanding that  Egypt should not be abandoned and that  he was reassured by Mr. Schnadhorst  when he suspected "that the money had  been secured under false pretences. Sir  Henry Campbell-Bannerman by giving  the lie unceremoniously to the Spectator  and its correspondent is now placed in  "an embarrassing position. Nobody supposes that Mr. Rhodes bribed the Gladstone government to remain in Egypt  by so "meager- a subscription or that the  cabinet ever discussed the subject and  authorized Mr. Schnadhorst to place its  policy in pawn. Consciences were not  bought and sold, but colonial statesmen  interested in imperialistic questions  made an investment in the Liberal campaign and required and-received^ satisfaction respecting their secretaries. The  disclosure is a most annoying one to  tlie Radicals, who have been denouncing  Mr. Rhodes as a conspirator and a disturber of the peace in South Africa and  are now confronted with the evidence  of his financial dealings with Mr.  Schnadhorst-   PARLIAMENT IS PROROGUED  Comment of the Critics  NEW YORK, August 18.���Parliament  was prorogued today after a phenomenally dull session, during which the government has done little except replenish the war chest, while the demoralized  Liberals have been sowing tho winds  after plowing the sands, says the Loh-  on correspondent of the Tribune. The  Irislwnembei-s_hav^J^en_kept wel]_in_  hand by Mr. Redmond a"nd "have  strengthened the home rule cause by  perseverance in tactics of their own.  The breach of privilege committed by  the Tory Globe enable the Nationalists  to vindicate their dignity after the English members had shown themselves less  sensitive to partisan attacks. George Elliot Armstrong, recalled in hot haste  from a holiday vacation, joined the publisher, Mr. Magde, in expressing regret  for having affronted the Irish members  and shared with him the burden of tho  speaker's reprimand. The Nationalists  affected seriousness over the offence, but  were highly amused by the episode. Mr.  Armstrong is a son of sir George Armstrong, sole owner of the Globe, and resigned from the navy to edit the journal.  The article which is alleged to have excited the resentment of the Nationalists  is alleged to'have been written by lord  Mountmorrcs, whose .dther was murdered in Ireland. Mr. Balfour has driven  the commons furiously this week and  speaker, members, and officials are sorely jaded. The Liberal Imperialists,  bracketed or otherwise, promise to take  the field as soon as they have regained  their breath. Mr. Asquith and sir Henry  Fowler will carry on an educational  campaign in the provinces without  awaiting the signal from lord Rosebery  in lonely Harrow.  The proroguin--: of parliament today  is the occasion of much comment. The  Pall Mall Gazette refers to the results  accomplished with notations on "the  decay of parliamentary government" and  "the break down of the constitutional  system." However this may be, finance  was the only big thing dealt with during  the session. Even the Times and the  Globe point out the decline of the authority of the ministers in the house of  commons. The closure has been used  more frequentfy than ever before. Mr.  Balfour, the government leader, has delighted the cynics by his cool unconcern  in walking into the house of commons  at llo'clock and breaking off debate by  the closure.  REPORT OF THE AUDITOR  FINANCIAL  CONDITION   OF   THE  CIIY OF NELSON.  Receipts and  Disbursements   for  the  Six Months Ending June  30th, 1901  '  . r  The consideration of the financial results of their first six months' stewardship will  be  the principal  business at  the session of the city council this evening, when the report of the auditor will  be submitted.*   Although there has been'  more or less talk during the past month  of another debenture issue, the financial'  statement of the council does not show  that any such issue is necessary.    The *  report of the auditor shows a total expenditure of $49,786.00 for the first six  months, with receipts from all sources ,  of  $35,019.35,   so   that  the   council  has'  gone behind upon the flrst half year's'  operations just $14,766.65; but it should  be remembered that the expeditures for  -the first half of the  year are always  heavier than those of the second half,  while the revenue is very much, lighter"  than that of the second half.   A glance  at the  heads  of  receipts   for  the past  six   months  will  show  that  under   no*  important heads can decreases  be ex-   *���  pected   for   the   second   half,   while   in    .  many  of  the   items   very  material   in-   '"  creases may be safely anticipated.   For  these reasons it will be safe to say that  the revenue for the recond half of the -  year will be fully $35,000, exclusive of"  the receipts from real estate taxes,- and __  in the aggregate should be fully $50,000.'"  Indeed this total should, be very greatly  ,  exceeded,   for  accompanying  the  audi--  tor's report is a summary of'the out-^  standing accounts clue to the city "tor'  its    several    services.    This    summary"/  shows $1920 due for scavenger service.''-  $2463.99 as airears for taxes, $1015.65 due ' '  upon sewer rentals,* $3833.10 due for electric   light   rates,   $1293.38   upon   water' "  rates, and  $595  for licenses,  making a  grand total of $11,121.12. "    ,  Whon���the auditor's statement is carefully gone into by the members of the  council, it is just possible that they -  will see a way to complete the year  without another debenture issue unless  the money to be raised is for some extraordinary purpose. The report of tht* .  auditor for the six months ending Juno  30th is appended:  RECEIPTS.      "  Police court fines $    788.75  Scavenger races    2,663.06  Miscellaneous     1,696.50  Streets "account,   loan   of   machinery    150.00.  Licenses   6,202.50  Dog   taxes   . >'.  150.00  Road taxes   372.00  Real estate taxes   1,883.22  Burial   permits   and   cemetery  lots     361.20-'  Sewer rentals     24.60  Electric light rates   10,987.30- .  Electric light lamps sold  48.50  Water rates   9,508.72  Weigh scale receipts  165.00  Fire department hose sold  10.00  !  .7i <��� ,  *:ii[--�� I  ���I-'*  ^a-'S  J3ank==of===Montrea!==fc==  overdraft June 30..$33,544.79  Less   overdraft  Jan-  nary 1 *.  1S.77S.14  $35,019.35  Cardinal Gibbons a Passenger.  LIVERPOOL, August 18.���Among the  passengers booked to sail on the Cunard  line steamship Etruria from this port  via Queenstown today for New York is  cardinal Gibbons.  Total   DISBURSEMENTS.  Fire department maintenances.  Fire department equipment...  Police maintenance   Scavenger maintenance"'.   Legal expenses .............  Miscellaneous   Stationery and advertising..  Buildings and grounds    Buildings maintenance   City hall salaries    Real  estate  taxes, refund   Fuel and  li-jht   Furniture and fixtures   Donations and  subscriptions..  Interest     Debenture interest   Sewer construction    Sewer maintenance   Kootenay river water rights..  Electric   light   construction...  Electric light maintenance   Water works construction   Water works maintenance   Water  rates,  refund      Weigh scales, maintenance   Streets    -....-   Sidewalks ���   Sundry creditors,  1900  accts..  Public health   Less received  from  provincial  government      14,706.65  .$49,786.00  2,307.02  689.10  2,560.53  2,407.38  27S.80  456.2G  1,181.28  143.00  21S.90  2,130.65  2.30  30.50  16.25  1.60S.9S  2,624.00  4,375.00  3,624.44  82.50  399.65  412.76  3,058.92  1.352.S1  1,015.76  S.'-O  1.25  7,595.82  3,631.66  4,312.47  4,290.29  1,873.20  Cash on hand June 30.$1,193.23  Less on hand Jan. 1..     411.61  $49,004.3S  7S1.62  Total  $49,7S6.00  Distinguished Frencmen in New York.  NEW YORK. August IS���Seven members of a sub-committee of the French  chamber of deputies are now in this  city. They have come to this country  for the purpose of studying canals in  the interests of the Maritime Canal Des  Deux Mers. the construction of which  from the Atlantic ocean to the Mediterranean, via tho valley of the Garonne,  is contemplated by the French government. .  ..m. ������ ���fr^Wi? iVjf *'js���aij:-,>'.- :i- i- X,  TBE  rJELSON TPJBUNE,  MONDAY MORNING,  AUGUST'19,-1901  rSSSS  #f ���   to  to  m  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  Humpty Dumpty Had a Groat Fall  BUT IT DOES NOT COMPARE T3  THE TUMBLE OUR CORSETS HAVE TAKEN.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  Fancy Summer Corsets, regular price $ &>   now  Worcester Summer Corsets, regular price l-__0   now  Dueber's Corsets, regular price   A variety of Corsets, regular price   75   now  1.50   now  CO  1.00  60  1.00  IN THE SAME PROCESSION FOLLOW A.LS0  15 Boys' Crash Suits, regular price .. J2.25 -now  U.25  An   assortment   of   men's   women's   and boy's shoes at io per cent oft  A line of men's and boys' traw hats at  cost. ..,.._. ..i^iixiW  THE HUBSOFS BAT COMPANT  BAKER STBEET, NELSON, B. C.  toto  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  J9y_  nations, streets and sidewalks, electric  light construction and maintenance, water-works construction and maintenance,  and sewer construction and maintenance. In other words, the city council  expended on ordinary every-day disbursements ?5000 more than they received from ordinary every-day receipts.  For the six months ending December  31st they must curtail these ordinary  every-day expenditures by $10,000, in order to meet tho payment of ?5000 for  the new public school building and wipe  out the indebtedness incurred, during the  first six months. They should be able  to do it. Street and sidewalk work has  been suspended, which amounted to over  $11,000 the first six months; the health  .department should not be very expensive for the present six months, for it  cost $2417.09 the first six; and donations should not be as much by $1000.  It can be done, if rigid economy is practiced, and to do this expenditures that  are needless should not bo made.  H  Mln I llll  llm    |   >-*>��� rwIWl  tUM3H0^a^0^  W'  ZS&'TZSz- ��_ZZ&_'Z7?_____ **_____��____ ��� ^ ��� *^  ^  fefeceeeeteife-fc.^- % *��*��^*��:����*  4.+.*���. .*_.* * * * ** *** ** * * *  * Cards of Wholesale Houses, un-   -r  * der    classified    heads,   will   be  * charged '50   cents   a   line   per  * month. No advertisement accept-  ���>: *   ed for less than $1 per month.  .    .$. .j. _t. .j. 4. .5. * * * * * * * * * ���**��� *  ASSAYERS'  SUPPLIES.  W F. TEETZF.O & CO.���CORNER OF  Baker and Josephine streets, Nelson,  ���wholesale dealers in assayer's supplies.  Agents for Denver Fire Clay Company,  Denver, Colorado.   COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  H. J. EVANS & CO.-BAKER STREET,  Nelson,     wholesale    dealers    111    liquors,  cigars,   .-ement,   lire   Uriel-   and   fire   olay,  water   pipe   and   steel   rails,   and   general  ' commission merchants.-    ELECTRICAL  SUPPLIES.  lvUUJLi'.A\ ������'IjLjCTIUC SUPPLY. Ss  Construe turn Company.��� wnolesale dealers  In telephones, ���aimucioui.tojs., bells, batteries, electric ttxuires and appliances, lious-  tnn Block, Neiflori  FRESHANDjS^TJ^ATa   P.    BUENSi'fiV-. CO.���BAKER   STREET,  'cured meats.:'Cold storage,  GROCERIES.  - A. MACDONALD Ss CU.-IjUiumJK Ul'"  Front and Hall streets, Nelson, .who esale  ��� grocers and jobbers in blankets, gloves,  .mitts, boots, rubbers, mackinaws and miners' sundries.  We Ere daily in  receipt of fresh  photo supplies  ���films, printing  papers, plates,  chemicals, and  all developing  accessories. Wc  have all the  standard kodaks and cameras, and have  some dainty albums for mounting, prints,  in the standard sizes, at 2Cc., 25c., and 'Sac.  each; they are wonderful value, being made  of dark matte mounting paper with neat  cover and tied with silk cord..  THOMSON STATIONEBY CO. Ltd  Pianos to Rent.  NELSON, B. C.  " WAHE?Ii ~���  WANTED ��� THREE AVIFLEY CON-  centrators in good condition.. Apply Annable & Dewar.  .-, KOOTENAY SUPPLY COMPANY,'LIM-  ,ted���Vernon street, Nelson, wholesale  grocers.    -x..-.-Xy.-.:         -  JOHN     CHOLDITCH    &    CO.-FRONT  street. Nelson, wholesale grocers.   ��� J. Y. GRIFFIN & CO.-FRONT STREET,  Nelson, wholesale dealers in provisions.  cured meats, butter and eg<*;3.      ���  /  ���.-..   7.  LIQUORS AND DRY  GOODS.  TURNER, BEETON & CO.���CORNER  Vernon and Josephine streets, Nelson,  ���wholesale dealers in liquors, cigars and dry  goods Agents for Pabst Brewing Company  of Milwaukee and Calgary Brewing Company of Calgary. ���   --,-7- ' .  wines an5l��JS^5^v_^��� ,-  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMI-  tcd���Corner of Front and Hall streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in wines, case and  bulk, and domestic and Imported cigars.  ARCHITECTS.  EWART.  ^FOR^RENT^  ���FOR RENT���SMALL, COTTAGE; NICE-  ly situated; good view. Furnished or unfurnished. Low price. Also, a house with  all conveniences. Bath. Within twelve minutes of center of town and close to car  line. Address A. B., Box 1S'2, Nelson.  FURNISHED FRONT ROOM WITH OR  without board. Apply four doors above  City Hall, Victoria street..  SIX. ROOM COTTAGE AT BALFOUR  to let by the month :or for the season. Immediate possession. Good fishing. Apply  C. XV. Busk, Kokanee creek. Phone (ilia.  Or to R. II. Williams, Baker street, Nelson.  v   -���������'-���'���    v HELP WANTED. 7 '   :  WANTED���FOUR FRAMERS. INQUIRE  B. M. Swingleyy Queen's Hotel. ;  A. C. EWART.���ARCHITECT, ROOM 3,  Aberdeen Block,, Baker Street, Nelson.    ���  I  CHOPJHOUSK_   PIONEER~   CHOP      HOUSE,       JOHN  Spear,  pioprietor,  opposite Queen's Hotel,  Baker street, Nelson. Open day and night.  Lunches a_specialtyL Picnic_and traveling  1iai*ties~suppligd~bn~shorfest~notice.  DRAYAGE^^ ���  FURNITURE/PIANOS, SAFES, ETC.,  moved carefully at reasonable rates. Apply J. T. Wilson, Phone 270, Prosser's second Hand store. Ward street.    FURNITURE.  ~TTT'~Rl5BEit'i^  dealers, undertakers and embalmers. Day  'phone No 292, night 'phone No. 207. Next  new postollice building, Vernon street,  Nelson.  WE HAVE INDIAN, CEYLON, AND  China teas in great variety, choicest quality. We make a specialty of Wending teas  and sell them in arty quantity at lowest  lates.  Kootenay  Coffeo  Company.  JAPAN TEA OF ALL KINDS TO SUIT  your taste. Sun cured, Spider Leg, Pan  Fired; in bulk err packages. Kootenay Coffee Company.  ������ WANTED.���COOK, WAITRESS, ;WA1T-  or; railroad men for Lardo; two men to  load lumber. Nelson Employment Agency,  phone 278. ' . .      V V     :  WANTED���FIRST CLASS' COOK FOK  out of town; women for housework; nurse  girl; men for railroad vvorkv Western Canadian Employment Office. Phone 270. 11. A.  Prosser.. .-,;���.������'! ������'��� ���������'���'.  'WANTED BOYS.���GOOD. ACTIVE AiUJ  reliable boys to.act as selling agents for  The Daily Tribune in every town in Kootenay-and Yale districts.  *:--*. * *.* * * * * * * ���*'i*:* '*'.* * *  *: Display ; advertisements run -I-  Z* ��� regularly will be changed as of- *  *] ten as required and will be in- -I-  *���_ serted in the Daily Tribune for -* ���  *'��� $4 per inch per month; if in- ��� *  .*���' serted for less than a month, 25 *  =-2-^=cents=p'er=inchrreach=insei'tion7^==-!'=  ** ********** * * * * * *  The Victoria Colonist reads the official  class at Ottawa a lecture on snobbery.  It saj-s that if snobbery of the Ottawa  brand is the rule throughout ��� Canada,  the coming visit of the heir apparent  will, be lacking in many pleasant features. The Sandon Paystreak, also, has  a word to say regarding the coming  visit. It calls it a ponderous farce  There is nothing wrong in the visit. It  would not be a farce were the snobs  kept in the background. Men entrusted  with the responsibilities of office should,  as often as is consistent with the proper  performance of their official duties, visit  the people whose servants they are. It  is only by visits, such as he is now making, that the heir apparent can gain  a true estimate of the greatness of the  British Empire and the people -,\ ho  make the empire great. But the snob  is everywhere, and the greater number  of them are always iu evidence when a  person of distinction is to be shown attention.     .   West Is at Fault.  Eastern Canada does not deserve a  lecture from such journals as the Vancouver Province on the sin of indifference to the evils of Japanese immigration. When British Columbia really  wakes up, Eastern Canada will not be  asleep. Western Canadians need not  take the advice bf the Vancouver Province and dump a few Japanese toilers  on the Toronto and Montreal market  in order to bring home the blessings of  Oriental labor to the voters east of Lake  Superior. Japanese immigration will  cease the minute that British Columbia  goes to the polls and votes for its cessation. Eastern Canada may be excused  for scepticism as to the grievances of a  people who tolerate such editorial shufflers as the Vancouver Province and pin  their faith to the deaf, dumb, and blind  partisanship of Aulay Morrison, Ralph  Smith, E. G. Prior, G. R. Maxwell, and  hon. senator William Templeman.���Toronto Telegram.    ,;���''��� ,  toto  to  to  toto  9\  9\  9}  to  i\x  to  9\  9\  9\  9\  IXIX nxxxxzzx  p  4  j  i  LADIES' SUNSHADES  AT HALF PRICE.  UMBRELLAS AT CUT  PRICES.  mninrnrnTynitnTTniMiimr  36 Baker Street, Nelson.  LACE ALLOVERS,  1     RIBBONS, VEILINGS,  DRESS TRIMMINGS  ,    AT REDUCED PRICES.  ilTmrrmilT��TITIITTTTYTTTTTTTTTIT��T��lI��,  to  9\  9\  to  to  9\  9\  to  to  to.  BALL DRESS ^ND WEDDING DRESS SILKS to  -   to  commencing Monday, August Oth to  From 8 a. m. to 5 p. m. ("  ======^^=    -to   ���= ���  : ^  -.to  Tito  to  to  iixtxecx:  sxuxxmixjxxsr  I  BARGAINS IN  VALISES  TRUNKS  AND  TRAVELING BAGS.  K-T1TT tTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT-n  rvine  36  Baker  Street  P1  .  LADIES' KID GLOVES  50 CENTS PER PAIR  SEE OUR WASH  KID GLOVES.  iz_zzx_xxxzx.TZJTTXXX_t_izxxTT_m-tTTTTTTrYirxjtf^  ��� ISSN'S!*  ,00 , 00 .)&.  00.00.^.     '\'     . x��i^. ^-rrrv.*-*^. ^. >^ .----���--��..--^ . >^. *-***-*-2^* ^'^* ^-J^'"*���%.��� ^ ���*���?%  ������-���fc..*^ .>fc. .     \ty>     " 00 ' 00- 00 ��� 0C0- 00 ��� 00- 00- 00- 00- 00- 00- 00- 00- 00' 00- 000^01     *  KOOTENAY   COFFEE CO.  ************************  Coffee Roasters  Dealer8in Tea and Coffee  ************************  We aro offering at lowost prieea the boat  grades of Ceylon, India, China and Jarian  Teas.  Our Beef, Mocha and Java Coffee, per  pound % 10  Mocha and Java Blend, 3 pounds  1 00  Choice Blend Cofl'ee, 4 pounds  1 00  Special Blend Cofl'ee, 6 pounds  1 00  Kio Blend Cofl'ee, 6 pounds  1 00  Special Blend Ceylon Tea, per pound 30  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  THAT FINE BLEND OF CEYLON TEA  we arc selllm? at 30 cents per pound la  giving the best of satisfaction to our many  customers.   Kootenay   Coffee   Company.  WANTED���MINING PROPERTIES^  FREE MILLING GOLD PROPERTIES^  AVe aie anxious to secure a few free milling gold properties at once. Tho Prospectors' Exchange, Nelson, B. G, Room 4,  K. W. C. Blocl-;.  GOLD, COPPER, SILVER, LEAD  mines and prospects wanted. Send report  and samples.to the Prospectors' Exchange,  Nelson, li. C, Room 4, K. W. C. Block.  ***** *���* ************  * Classified   advertisements   in-   *  * serted for ONE-HALF CENT A   *  * word each insertion. No adver- -s-  ���!* tisement accepted for less than *  ���:���   25 cents. *  -��% ���?��� r*4* A *% ���% ���% ���*���% A ���!��� ��j�� ��J�� ���?* *% A A A A  ARTICLES FOR SALE.  SEVVXN^^A^i-nNl3S^3^"ALL' KINDS  for sale or rent at the Old Curiosity Shop.  FORJALE.   FOR SjVIjE���FURNITURE OF A SBVEN  room houso; and house to rent. Or would  lease the house furnished for a term. Excellent location. All improvements. Terms  reasonable. Address Box G71, Nelson.  BREWERY HOTEL, SANDON, B. C.  Furnished throughout with all requirements for same. Apply to Carl Band.  New York Brewery, Sandon.  ��lte Wvxbnnz  The auditor's report-published elsewhere will mislead the average reader.  In order to better understand the city's  receipts and disbursements, both should  be divided into two heads. The receipts  should be di'/id*d as coming from ordinary revenue and from taxes that arc  payable once a year. Under the flrst  head would be grouped licenses,'police  court fines, miscellaneous, electric light  rates, water rates, scavenger rates, and  weigh scale receipts. To these might  be included dog taxes, burial permits,  and supplies sold. These sources yielded the city $32,739.53 for the six months  ending June 30th last. Under the second head should be grouped real estate  taxes, sewer rentals, and road taxes.  These three sources yielded ?227!).S2 during the same time. For the six months  ending December 31st next, the receipts  from the sources included under the  first head should not be less than for  the six months ending June 30th last,  and the receipts from the sources included under the second head should be  greatly increased, as the taxes for 1901  have not been paid, nor have tiie sewer  rentals, and the bulk of the road taxes  for the year remain unpaid. The sums  realized from these three sources of revenue should meet all interest and sinking fund requirements for the entire  year. This would leave the revenue  from the sources under the first head  to be used for ordinary disbursements.  Tlie ordinary disbursements for the six-  months ending June 30th last total  $37,692.91. This includes every expenditure made fo.r the police department,  scavenger department, fire department,  health department, city hall salaries, do-  Was Not a Case of Suicide.  The Fort; Steele Prospector gives the  following account of the finding of the  body of-the late Charles Clark, collector of customs at Fort Steele: "On  Monday last the mystery relating to the  disappearance _ of Charles Clark was in  some degree'solved by 7the finding of  the body inrthe river nearly two miles  below .town.; Coroner Watt having been  notified, went down and made an examination of the body, concluding that it  was unnecessary to hold an inquest. Decomposition had advanced considerably,  and it was not easy, owing to this condition";'of the body; to come to positive  conclusions--as to the exact cause of  death., But an extensive discoloration  of one side of the head, face and shoulder, caused more probably previous to  death, lends great likelihood to a theory  _no~w7advanced_as__to__the_jnoclo of death.  It is certain that Mr. Clark had expressed a wish to go over the river to'  see the operation of two mowing machines in R. L. T. Galbraith's hayfield;  and he had probably left home with that  intention on the day of his disappearance. ' He was observed and spoken to  on the high bank behind the Imperial  hotel and near the trail or steps leading down to the 'bridge! Proceeding to  cross the bridge, the day being very  hot, he was probably seized with a sudden faintness: or spasm of tho-heart,  and leaning ovor the railing lost his balance and fell, striking one of the piers,  and being thus stunned, dropped- into  the river. All the facts of the case, as  carefully searched out, and the condition of tho body as above described,  make it all but certain that this was the  mode of death."  KOOTENAY GOFFEE GO.  Telephone 177.  c P. O. Box 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Desirable Business and Residence Lots  in (Bogustown) Fairview Addition.  Office  on   Baker   street,   west  of   Stanley  Street, Nelson.  A New Steamship Company.  LONDON, August IS.���Although little  is known in Ireland with regard to the  proposed new line of steamers between  Beechaven and America the project is  regarded in that country as of the utmost importance. In addition to giving  employment to an army.of men on the  actual labor works- at Beechaven, the  Irish people say it is quite within the  bounds of probability that the completion of these works will lead to important railway developments. Certainly  a harbor.at'Beechaven would be of no  'use tb tlie Atlantic liners without an  express railway";'service to Dublin or  some other port .on the east coast of  Ireland, from wliei'e the passengers could  make tlieir way rapidly to London. At  present the whole scheme appears to be  very much in the -air.  Is  sold  everywhere.  Ironbrew.  The new cooling drink, Ironbrew.  snniiLEY  Sl'C'.KSSOR   TO II.  D. ASHCROFT.  ^3********** H. *.* *.th*.*.*.*.*.*.^.  91.  ����  91  VI  w  91  ���\  fife-  *$*.*.*.**.*.*.r-w-  THE ATHABASCA  BOAST- P0EE  WITH  APPLE  SAUCE FOB'LOCH  TODA"Y  ���e.w**-*-*-***-***^  TREMONT HOUSE  321 TO 331 BAKKR STRKET, NELSON  AMERICA). M* MftOPEAN M[ALS 25 GENTS  Rooms Lighted by Electricity and Heated oy Strain 25 Cents to $1!  0 HOUSE  NO    219   BAKER   STREET,   NELSON.  BOOTSI       BOOTS!       BOOTS!   \  -For���a _fe w���-days _only__we_will_hold_a_slaughtering_  discount sale of boots and shoes.  J. A. Gilker, Proprietor  HENRY'S NUBSEBIES  APIARY A.ND GREENHOUSES  Greenhouse nnd Bedding out Plants. ���  Lowest Prices.  BEE SUPPLIES. SEEDS, FERTILIZERS  i Asrlcultur.il-implements, lruit baskets  and crate*-, lruit and ornamental trees,  bulbs for 1j.I1 planting.  30C3 "Westminster Road.  Catalogues Free.  Vancouver  .;. .j. .j. .j. .j. .j. .j. .t. .j. .5. .j. .j. .j. .j. v ...  Trades Union and Fraternal  Society Notices of regular meetings will be charged 25 cents a  *  *  *.  line per month��� No notice ac- *  cepted for less than ?1 per month. *  ���_. * .j. .j. * .��. .j. .j. * .j. * * * * 4. * *  TELE'HCNE 39.  P-'.O.'BOX 527.  A. R, BARROW, A.M.I.C.fi  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner of Victoria and Kootenay Streets  P.  O. Box 659. TELEPHONE NO. 05.  anin  TRADES AND LABOR UNIONS.  m.-sj^i.C) ijiMUN. J.NO. DO, W. F. of M.���  Meets in Miners' Union Ilall, noithwest  corner ot Bakei and Stanley btreets, every  Satin day evening at S o clock. Visitrng  members welcome. M. It. Mowat, president, James WllKs,, secretary. Union scale  ot wdgefa for Kelson dlstrrct per shift: Machine men !*3.50, hammersmen fi.'io, muckers, cdi men, shovciers, and other under-  giound laborers $J.  LAUNDRY WORKERS' UNION.���  Meets at Miners' Union Hall on fourth  Monday in every month at 7:20 o'clock p.  m. B Pape, president; A. XV. Mcl^ec, sec-  lotary.  CARPENTERS' UNION MEETS WED-  nesday e\ening of each week at 7 o'clock,  in Miners' Union Hall. C J. Clayton,  president;  Alex.  B.  Mun ay,  secretary.  BARBERS' UNION, NO. 10G, OF'THE  International Journeymen Barbers' Union  ot Ameiica, meets lirst and third Mondays  ol each month m Miners' Union Hall at  S ao shaip. Visiting membcis invited. R.  McMahon, president; J. II. Matheson, sec-  letary-treasurer; J. C. Gardner, recording  sectetai y.  PAINTERS' UNION MEET THE FIRST  and third Fridays m each month at Miners' Union Hall at 7.3U sharp. Walter R.  Kee,  president, Henry Bennett,  sccietary.  PLASTERERS' UNION MELTS EVERY  Monday evening in the Elliot Block, at 8  o clock. J. D. Moycr, piosident; William  Vice, secretary. P. O. Box 161.  FRATERNAL SOCIETIES.  &  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23., A. F. &  A. M. meets second Wednesday in  each month. Sojourning brethren  ���invited."  XjIjVCI^TEID.  CHARLES HILLYER, President. HARRY HOUSTON, Secretary.  NELSON    ROYAL    ARCH    CHAPTER  No. 123, G. R. C���Meets third Wednesday.  Sojourning ��� companions    invited.    Georgo���."'  Johnstone,  Z.;  E.  XV.  Matthews,  S.  E.  NELSON   AERIE,   NO.   22   F.   O.   E.���  Meets  second  and  fourth  Wednesdays of  each   month   at   Fraternity   Hall.   George ���  Bartlett,   president;   J.   V.   Morrison,   secretary.  KOOTENAY TENT NO. 7. K. O.'T.'M.���'  Regular meetings lirst and third Thursdays of each month. Visiting Sir Knights  are cordially invited to attend. Dr. XV.  Rose, R. K.; A. W. Purdy, Com.; G. A.  Brown, P. C.  UEENS  BAKER   STREET,    NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heat  ed with Hot Air,  Large comfortable bedrooms and flrst-  class dining room. Sample rooms for commercial-men.  RATES.S2 PER DAY  !��jrs, E.C. Clarke, Prop.  ���'.   Late of the Royal Hotel, Calgary  Havo just lcccivcd 3,<T-0,000 fcot of log-* from Idaho, anil wo arc prepared to out the largest bills  of timber* of any niniorrsiirnsor longths. Estimates given at any time. Tho. largesi, stock of sash,  doors, and mouldings in ICootenay.  COAST LUMBER OF ALL KINDS ON HAND  OFFICE AND YARDS:   CORNER HALL AND FRONT STREETS.   ,  a  ouse  Baker and Ward  Streets,  Nelson.  BLACKSMITH AND WOOD WORKER  EXPERT K0RSESHOEIHO.  Special   attention   given   to all   kinds  ol  repairing  and  custom   work from  outside  points.   Heavy   bolts   made to   order   or.  ehort notice.  The only hotel in Nelson that has remained under one management since 1S90.  The bed-room' :-" v'eU furnished and  lighted by electricm...  The bar Is alwayv ��n.i.i<jKr:rr :>v ihe best  domestic and Import ml liquors and cigars.  THOMAS MADD F,_-., "proprietor.  SLOCAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. McMANUS, Manager.  Wholesale and Retail  Head Office at HAalprS1 \r\  nelson, b. o.    ' , ucaicr-a.) m  Markets at   NelSon, .Rossland,   Trail,   Kaslo, Ymir,   Sandon,   Silverton, Ne*f  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  Bar stocked with best brands of wines,  liquors, and cigars. Beer on draught. Large  comfortable rooms. First class table board.  IN HALF GALLONS, QUARTS AND PINTS.  WE ALSO HAVE ALL KINDS OF FRUIT.  Houston Block, Baker Street.  Telephone 161.  P. O. Box lie  JOHN A. IRVING & CO.  DISSOLUTION OF 00-PARTNEESHIP.  NOTICIij IS GIVEN THAT THB Copartnership hitherto existing between the  undersigned by the style of Lee <& Burnett,  as green grocers, has this day been dis-.  solved by the retirement of Harry Burnett, who lias transferred to Herbert F. Lee  all his interest in the business, assets,  good will and book accounts.-  All persons indebted to the said partnership are hereby requested to make.payment to the said Herbert F. Lee, who'h'as  assumed and will pay the liabilities of the  partnership, and who will ^continue the  partnership  business.  HERBERT   F.   LEE,  H.   BURNETT.  Witness: R. A. CREECH.     '  ,  Nelson, B. C, July 15th; -1901.  DISSOLUTION OP. 00-PAETNEESHIP.  NOTICE IS 'GIVEN THAT THE GO-"  partnership existing between the under- -  signed, doing business las hotelkeepers at  (the town of Erie, B.C., is dissolved. All  aepts owing-by the firm will be paid by  David Church, who will also collect all  debts due the firm.  Dated at Erie, B. C, this 17th day of  July, 1901. DAVID J. BROWN,  _^  DAVID CHURCH.  DISSOLUTION OF 00-PAETNEESHIP.  ��� 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 are hereby requested to make payment  to P. Starkey, who has assumed all the liabilities of the partnership and who will  continue the business.  GEO.   M.   PHILLIPS,  FRED    STARKEY.  Witness: H. BUSH. ...:J  Nelson, B. C, 14th August, 190L      .......u.' *m  ���3*1  THE NELSOK TRIBUNE, MONDAY MOBNING,  AUGUST 19, 1901  n  i ?  i nil ii ii ii ii   ill ii ii m\pXMm\jOmHfmm  IANK OP MONTREAL  .CAPITAL, all paid Tip....$12,000,000.00  mrasT   7.000,000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80  rtrd Strathoona and Mount Royal ...Presidont  km George A. Drummond Vice-President  rs.'ciovaton Qonoral Manager  NKLSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenay Stroots.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  rJranohf-8 In London (England) Nkw York,  fiioAQO, and all tho prinoipal oltles ln Canada.  Juy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  tjrant Commercial  and  Travelers'  Credits,  fa'lablo In any part of the_world.  Drafts Issuod, Collections Mado, Etc  Javing-s Bank Branch  CURRENT BATE OF, INTKBE8T PAID.  1ST YOUR OWN HOROSCOPE  [.Astrology and the Occult Arts.  Tew of us really believe in astrology  |id the occult arts, and yet it is none  [e less fascinating to attempt to dis-  Iver  what  horoscope  the _ fates  have  _M*t for us.   "Our. Fate and the Zodiac"  an' astrological autograph  book  by  largaret Mayo, pleasantly written and  111 of interesting-references to histori-  II, musical and literary people, under  fe months of their birth.  .-Blank ��� pages  provided in the book in order that  fe   reader   may; place   therein   auto-  iphs, that the future may verify the  [ith of the author's theories.      ,.-. ���  The following is but a synopsis of the  t*t of diverting matter, that is contain-  in the 12 periods into which the book  Fdivided:'  (January 20th*" to February 19th.���Per-  fns born- during this period takcup  thread of life under the influence of  [luarius, an airy, equinoctial sign, in-  eating a noble, progressive nature, a  lick, receptive mind and a touch of  Inius inclining toward any of the fine  is.X'Z ..-' 7,-7- -.v.,':Z:.:'::" .''���'..-'.. 7:..-:  Mozart,. Mendelssohn, Burns and By-'  jri belonged to this sign, and were men  I the same emotions.    Each portrayed  emotion in his art:  fflie vibrating impulse of Aquarius in-  j'iably finds its outlet in music, poetry  painting.   These men attained much,  Id the fulfillment of thoir still greater  amise was balked only by the leisurely  Ibits characterizing all proteges of this  \n.   Like the rest of mankind, Ao.ua-  |is' heirs find it much easier to dream  sties than to build them���much easier  I think heroic deeds than to do them.  Iiey are the students, the thinkers, the  (formers, the supporters of any and all  Novations that tend  toward  the ad-  fncement of art, letters or liberty. AI-  foug-h  brilliant writers,  they are sel-  ?m   clever  conversationalists,  lacking  fat personal  magnetism and  dramatic  lanner of expression that compel undi-  fcdetl attention. George Washington was  i*rn under the cusp of this sign, Abra-  lm Lincoln under it's full influence. ���  February'19th to March 20th.���People  lorn during the latter half of February  Iritho early half of  March  enter life  fnder the influence of the sign Pisces  watery, fruitful sign, indicating a pure  Impid soul, a tremulous sympathy with  mture.'and a scattering of vital fo.rcc:  These people spend their emotions on  [humanity.with the same prodigality that  [water spends its force on dry soil. They  fare so modest, so wanting in seif-appre-  Vjiatioh, so full of., "the milk -of human  fkindness," that  they  repeatedly  allow  themselves to be used as a ladder by  *hich the unscrupulous  may climb  to  L'selfish success.   Messohier, born under  jhis sign; stroked his very soul upon  Janvas  for  the world  to  see;   Victor  bugo sounded every, fiber of pity in the  "uman heart, persuading every man "to  aercy;  Copernicus, taught us the voice  If the stars; and Darwin has shown us  purpose and a possible, perfection in;'  all that should make man proud te'  fe ,the tiniest cog-wheel of' so great "a.-  cheme.   Chopin, Rachel and Van Dyke  !��elonged=to=this=signi  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  ���WITH WHICH IS AMALGAMATED  THE BANK  OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Paid-up Capital,      ...     $8,000,000  Reserve Fund,       -     -     -     -  $2,000,000  AGCRECATE RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000.  Robt. Kilgour,  Vice-President.  Hon. Qeo. A. Cox,  President.  London Office, 60 Lombard Street. B. O.  New York   Office, 10   Exchange   Place.  and (id Brunches in Canada and the  United States.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Interest allowed on deposits.   Presont rate  throe per cent.  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THE   CURRENT   BATE   OF    INTEREST   ALLOWED.  , March 20th . to April 19th���People.  orn between these dates take up the  read of life uuder the influence of the  jry sign Aries, a movable, equinoctial  gn of the zodiac, indicating a stormy,  petuous nature, and an eventful course  .  life:  These people enter life's arena with  mad martial music in their souls that  r*rces them forward to conquer or die.  heir loins are girded round with a domination  that strikes  its . colors  tc  either   man,   maid   nor   circumstance,  nee having conquered indecision as tc  lie course they mean to pursue, they  ill march to success over the corpse of  ���eir   own" dead   slaves,   content  with  ctory as its. own reward, gaining their  [nils at any cost, hut giving the prefer-  'ice to honorable means,  unless such  eahs obstruct the direct road to their  mievenients.   The women of this sign  e born leaders.   The men draw irre-  ;stibly  toward  war and  politics,  and  '���nerally carry a throng of satellites  th them.   Henry Clay, Bismarck and  liakespeare   all   belong   to   this   sign.  * * Of the months of the year, June  Id July should prove most congenial  the successful development of Aries  terests, and it is advisable that aU  filcult transactions and precarious un-  wtakings should be referred as much  possible to these months.    Tuesday  given the preference as the most pro-  tious day of .the week; hut all days  e useful to���auick-witted Aries, who  rns early in life that "we must take  e  tide  when   it  serves   or  lose  our  ���ntures."    The flower of  this  storm-  ssed month is the amaryllis, signify-  g unbending pride.  April 19th to May 20th.���People born  tween these dates enter life under the  [didance of the mighty Taurus, a strong.  -ed, earthly sign, bequeathing to its  '���oteges a wealth of sterling attribute*-  at can scarcely fail of success:  rIThese people a're the sturdy oaks or  jciety.   But even the sturdy oak is nol  ''dependent of outside forces;  it "must  ���:*aw   sustenance   from   earth,   air  and  ater.    And   so  with  the  assimilative  !ind of Taurus.    It is not independent  ��� original, but must draw inspiration  om the minds of other men.   Theirs is  1 e power that Emerson alludes to when  * says:    "Great genial power consists  uot being original at all; in being _  altogether receptive." And these people above all others are capable of receiving and successfully maturing the  half-formed plans of their less executive fellow-men. They are the Realists  who bring to happy fruition the visionary schemes of Idealists. In a word,  they are the practical, useful, dependable people of the earth. They are seldom talkative, however, nor are they  likely txr soar to" any great heights of  imagination, for tlieir knowledge lies  deep and-does not come readily to the  surface.4 * * * But people of more  superficial signs soon learn to rely upon  these sturdy proteges of Taurus for mental, moral and physical .support. * * *  To Taurus belonged Huxley, Wellington  and John Stuart Mill.  . May 20th to June 21st.���Persons waking to light during tnis period take  their inheritance from the sign Gemini,  an airy, barren, changeable sign,, indicating a variable nature and changeful existence:  These people are usually a bewildering combination!*) of contradictions and  seem possessed of two distinct natures.  Their friends find it difficult to know  -upon'which of them to depend. * * *  They love and they don't love; they are  happy and unhappy; they wish to give  and they wish to retain. They are  filled with unrest, and long to be away,  to do something or be something, though  they seldom know what. As poets, artists, teachers,' intellectual leaders, or  after-dinner speakers they excel. Many  famous wits have been born under this  sign, among them Alexander Pope and  Ralph Waldo Emerson. Their quick,  restless minds find expression with such  aptness and rapidity its to astonish even  themselves.  June 21st to July 22d.���The-Romans  dedicated the radiant-month of June  to Luna, .the- moon goddess. Persons,  born during the latter half of this fickle  month, or the earlier half of July enter  life under the doubtful influence of the  sign Cancer, a watery, tropical, changeable sign, indicating a wavering of character and a complexity of good and  bad- attributes .that are apt to result  in a very unusual manner- in life, and  render these people wholly incomprehensible to the larger humanity:  These people, though gifted in many  directions to the verge of genius, like  senilis, they are alluring, unstable, never  Quite defined. They are the people whom"  Emerson describes as "having no next.  They live from hand .to mouth without  plan, and after each 'action they wait.  cor an impulse from abroad.'" * * *  But neither broad-minded nor open to  conviction, they seldom progress. Like  the slow, conservative Chinese empire  (which is under this sign), they retire  within themselves at the, first hint of  change or improvement. They invariably construe any attempt made for their  advancement into a personal reflection  upon their own capability, and become  moody and melancholy in consequence.  ����� * ;*; In the words of Le Gaillienne,  they are "a curious mixture of'dream  and illusion." John Jacob Astor belongs'to this sign.  ���".'. July 22d to August 22d.���Persons entering life during this period take their  inheritance from the magnetic Leo, a  fiery, commanding, changing sign, gov-  .erning^tho^heat^ofJife^and^radiating^  life and warmth:  These . people are generous, sympathetic, kind-hearted and impulsive to a  dangerous degree. Let impulse once be  coupled with their inborn courage, and  determination, and they rush to alarming extremes, unmindful of the cost.  Quick intuition alone may sometimes enable them to avert the deserved consequence of their foolhardiness. With  them argument is useless. They act  from the heart, not from the head, and  are managed only through love or sympathy. * * * Like tlie late Mr. Vanderbilt, these people arc "not lazy, but  constitutionally opposed to physical exertion." Robert Ingersoll was a protege  of this sign; also Napoleon, Sarah Sid-  ddns and innumerable social leaders,  orators and actors���persons who were  in their element only when dealing with  humanity in its broader sense and winning the plaudits of the world at large.  August 22d to September 23d.���People  born during this period enter life under  the influence of the sign Virgo, an  earthly, barren sign, indicating a materialistic, matter-of-fact turn of mind,  a keen insight into human nature and a  cold-blooded estimate of life and the  things of life:  These people are qualified for success  in various directions, becoming successful chemists, lawyers, designers, scholars, philosophers, journalists, novelists,  or politicians; the latter because of an  inborn aptitude for sounding public  opinion. Goethe belonged to this sign,  also Eugene Field. * * * An amusing inconsistency in the lives of these  people is their absolute helplessness to  cope with the family feuds and misunderstandings that they themselves have  unwittingly created. * * * The most  helpful' marital relations are possible  for them, however, for they inherit a  genuine love of home and family. * *  Epieurean in their faith as well as in  their tastes, they take little account  of their future state, preferring to get  all they can out of the present. Yet,  as life advances, the idealism of their  nature sometimes so develops as to lift  them far above the lonely plane at which  they started. * * * These people are  seldom extensive travelers. * * They  are far more active in mind than in  body.  September 23d to October 23d.���Per-  Nelson Branch���Bums Block, 221 Baker  Street.  J. M. LAY, Manager.  m  9\  to  to  to  to  Established In Nelson 1890.  to  sons born during this period take up the  thread of life under the influence of the  sign Libra, an airy, sanguine sign, indicating impartial justice, rare good judgment and'fine liberality of thought:  These people, above those of all other  signs, are qualified to fill worthily the  high* places of earth, holding the whip-  hand over their fellow men by sheer  force of unassailable right. To this  sign belonged innumerable jurists, generals and leaders of people. * * *  Born leaders, these men are bad followers. * * * Many of the world's  famous actors and actresses have taken  their origin in this sign, among them  Sarah Bernhardt,- Peg Woffington and  Mme. Modjeska. * * * The men in  Libra excel in constancy to the few  whom they' love, fop. it is no more in  their nature to scatter their affection  than to scatter their force. Having  once made their choice, they are content  to ."follow Love's folding star to the  evening land."  October 23d to November 22d.���Persons born during the latter half of October or .the earlier half of November  draw unto themselves the vibratory influence of the sign Scorpio, a fixed, nocturnal, southern sign, indicating a  moody, determined, commanding nature, destined to strange vicissitudes of  fortune, but recognizing no obstacles:  It matters little what pursuit these  people elect to follow so long as they  are the head. Theirs is the motto of  Lucifer himself: '.'Better- to: reign in  hell than serve in heaven.". It is impossible- for them to .fill subordinate  positions with any marked degree of  success.. In1 the first place they are too  entirely selfish to work conscientiously  in the interests of another; in.the second place,.they have very decided convictions as to the way life and most of  its affairs should be conducted. * * *  Richard the Third, Murie Antoinette and  many dark figures iri. the world's history of-blood' and crime, drew inheritances from the violent sign of Scorpio,  and all - proteges of the period invariably drift toward places of fire,- blood  and tragedy.  November 22d to' December 21st.���People entering life during this period take  theirsinheritance from the .sign "Sagit-.  tarius, a fiery-speaking sign, indicating  a frank, energetic, progressive nature,  rich in love and hope, and blessed in an  inexhaustible faith in its fellow-man:  These people, such is the indomitable  energy and distressing activity of L> .&-  ittarius born, combine remarkable energy, keen insight, and an intuitive  knowledge of outcomes. They are excellent financiers in any enterprise that  involves the handling of money. * * *  Be the day or the hour what it may,  these busy people will be found to ru'-.h  drive_an'd push their, affairs in a nerve-  destroying fashion that taxes- mental  endurance to the uttermost. * -* *'; In  an artistic way, the heirs of Sagittarius  are sifted toward music (Padere-yski  was toil, under this sign) or the occult  scier..���������;'���.- . -'  -.  December 21st -to January 20th.���-  Those born-during the latter half ol  December or the earlier half of-January take up the thread, of life undo.*  the influence of the sign Capricornus, a  dry, earthly sign of the zodiac, influencing the protege toward a materialistic  estimate=of-life=and=the=things-of=life.==  Cold, calculating and exclusive by nature, the proteges of this sign inherit  a cautious, far-seeing instinct that precludes the possibility of impulse ever  gaining the mastery over their reason.  These > e^ple crime-, into life with thv.r*  minds mad*? up. They are'exempt Irom  the misery of in decision'that paralyzes  the will of weaker creatures. They  know nothing of the struggle that other  men undergo, having, arrived at the  choice of life's cross-roads. Barinc-  Gould has cleverly said that "on lite's  way all the direction posts are painted  to show us where we have iUverged  from the right way, and not whither we  are going." These brave, self-reliant  people of Capricornus feel little need  of direction posts. * * * William E.  Gladstone, Disraeli, Daniel Webster and  sir Isaac Newton belonged to this sign.  to  9\  to  to  YOU &\N PROVE"  The more you hare to do with Jacob Dover, Iho Jeweler, tho more you will understand how the absolute success of a  specialty houso like hlsdupcnds on having tho right things at tho right prices, and having them all the time. Tlii* is what hns  won for us a growing business since our beginning ton years ngo. 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Minnows, silver and gold and Phantoms    ���  Silk  Lines  J "  Landing Nets '  And a splendid line of all fishing requisites.  CANADA DRUG & BOOK GO.  K W.-C. Block.       Cornor Ward and Baker Ft  WEST TRANSFER CO.  ,   N. T. MACLEOD, Manager.  All Kinds of Teaming and Transfer  Work.  Agents for Hard and Soft Coal. Imperial Oil  Company. Washington' Brick, Lime & Manufacturing Company. General commercial agents  and brokers.        .  All coal and wood strictly cash on delivery.  TRLEPHOrv-R i��.    Office 184 Balder St.  c o:m::p-A- isr-y  OFFICE: BAKER STREET WEST, NELSCrN, B. C.  TELEPHONE PO, 219.    P. 0. BOX 688.  N.ARBLE. BUILDING STONE,  BRICK AND LIN|E .    -  The Mansfield Manufacturing Company  have the above mentioned building materials  for sale at reasonable prices. Special quotations to builders and- contractors for large  orders.  Try It. Ironbrew.  Thorpe & Co. bottle it. Ironbrew.  SHEBHT'S BALE.  Province  of  British  Columbia,  Nelson in  West Kootenay, to-wit:  By virtue of a writ of Fieri Facias issued  out of the supreme court of British Columbia at the suit of William J. H. Holmes,  plaintiff*, and to me directed against the  goods and chattels of the Imperial Mines,  Ijimited, non-personal liability, defendants,  I have seized and taken in execution all the  right title and interest of the said defendant, the Imperial Mines, Ijimited, non-  personal liability, in the mineral claims  known as and called "Climax," "William  Tell," "Maratt," "La Salle," and "Hope,"  all situated on Goat creek on the east side  of Kootenay lake and adjoining the Valparaiso group of mineral cleirns, and recorded in the office of the mining recorder  for the Goat River mining division of the  AVest Kootenay district, to recover the sum  of three hundred and sixty-two dollars and  sixty cents ($3G2.60), amount of said writ of  Fieri Facias, and also interest on three  hundred and fifty-nine dollars and sixty  cents ($359.60), at five pur centum per annum from the 24th day of July, 3901, until  payment; besides sheriff's poundage, ��� officer's fees, and all other legal Incidental  expenses; all of which I shall expose for  sale, or sufficient thereof to satisfy said  judgment, debt and costs at my ofllce next  to the court house in the city of Nelson,  B. C., on Thursday the 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, 15Ui August, 1901.  -NOTIOE,  In the^ suprem.e "court of British Columbia.���  Between the Duncan Mines, Limited,  ��� plaintiffs, judgment creditors, and the  Granite Gold Mines, Limited, defendants, judgment debtors. ,  Notice is hereby given that pursuant to  ��� an order of court made herein- the 5th day  of August, 1901, under and by virtue of the  "Judgment Act," 1S99, and amending acts,  sealed tenders fer the purchase of lots  numbered 2550, 2551, 2649, ti:'.', U3I, 3930, 101,  *102, 2550, 2557, 255S, 2559, and 32G7, group 1,  Kootenay district, British Columbia, and  known as tlio "Granite,- "Red Rofck'Frac-  tion," "White Swan," "Royal Canadian,"  "Colorado," "Roy No. 2," "Poorman,"  "Hardscrabble," "White," "Myemer,"  "lOlection" mineral claims and "millsite"  ou the official plan or survey of" the said  Kootenay district respectively; and also  a water right dated lbth September, 1S97,  of sixty .inches of water from Sandy creek,  West Kootenay district, British Columbia;  and alsoca water right dated-25th June,  1899, re-recorded up to the 21st day of November, 1!>92,; of two hundred and fifty inches, of. water from Ji.agle creek, AVest  Kootenay district, aforesaid; and also a  water right dated the Kith of -July, "1S95,  of two hundred and fifty inches of water  from Sandy creek aforesaid, being the property of-the above named judgment debtors, will be received by me at my office at  the court house, Nelson, British Columbia,  up to and until the 31st clay of August, 1901,  at 12 o'clock noon, to satisfy the judgment  ���obtained in this action by the above named  plaintiil's, judgment crcuitors, against the  above named defendants, judgment debt-  .ors.^on^the^iOth^day^of^-April,���1901rifor=-the-  sum of $130,999.18, together with the interest  thereon from the said 20th day of April,  1901, at 5 per cent per annum; and also  together with the costs of sale, and all  other, costs incidental thereto, . incurred  subsequent to said date.  Any sale made in pursuance of the above  notice will be subject to a-prior charge in  favor of the Bank ot Montreal for $10,-  01S.S1 and interest thereon at the rate of 5  per cent per annum from the said 20th day  of April, 1901.  E. T. H.  SIMPKINS,  District Registrar.  Dated at Nelson, B. C, this 16th day of  August, 1901.  OEBTIHOATE 0E IMPROVEMENTS.  Tiger, Kitchener and Last Chance mineral claims, situate .in tho Nelson mining  division of West Kootenay district. AVhere  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 certificate 55,7G2b,  acting as agent for A. Thorn, free miner's  certificate 55,070b, Henry E. Hammond,  free miner's certificate 55,669b, and An-  nandale D. Grieve, free miner's certificate  55,G68b, intend sixty days from the date  hareof to apply to the mining recorder  for a certificate of improvements,-for the  purpose of obtaining a crown grant of tho  above claim. And further take notice that  action, under section 37, i.*iu?t be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements. R.  SMITH.  Dated this 25th day of July, A. Tj. 1901.  OEBTIHOATE  OF   IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.���THE CHAMPION MINERAL  claim, situate in the Nelson mining division of AVest Kootenay district. Where  located: On Forty-nine creek about 200  yards from hydraulic dam. Take notice  that I, E. W. Matthews, acting as agent  for Henry Samuel Crotty, free miner's  certificate No. b49,970, Intend, sixty days  from the date hereof, to apply to the mining recorder for a certificate of improvements for the purpose of obtaining a  crown grant of the abovo claim. And  further take notice that action, under section 37, must be commenced before the Issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 18th day of July. A. D. 1901.  TIMBER LEASE NOTICE".  Notice is hereby given that in thirty  days we intend to apply to the chief commissioner of lands and works for permission to cut and carry away timber off the  below described lands situated on Lock-  hart creek, one mile arnr one eighth oast  from Kootenay lake, commencing at a post  marked northwest corner, running east  120 chains, thence north 10 chains, tlionco  east 120 chains, thence south 40 chains,  therce west. 120 chains, thence south 10  chains, thence west 120 chains, thenco north  40 chains to place of commencement.  NELSON SAW & PIjANING MILLS,  Ltd.  Nelson, B. C, August lGtli, IDOL  ORDERS BY MAIL PROMPTLY. ATTENDED TO  OFFICE:    BAKER STREET WEST, j-JELSOJ*, B. C. TELEPHONE NO. 219.    P. 0. BOX 638.  LAWRENCE   HARDWARE   CO,  Importers and Dealers in Shelf and Heavy Hardware.  est Kootenay Butcher Co*  ALL KIN'DS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISK AND POULTRY IN SEASON  ^i.��s?S E. C. TRAVES, Manager  ORDERS BY MjVIL RKCKrV-B PROMPT ATI'ENTION.  '���CS'  tin  cs>.e=>.^.(��'.e2.<3.  m  CALDWELL  PROVISIONS : AND   PRODUCE.  OUR LEADERS���  The well-krown Newdale Creamery Butter  In all sized packaKeH and 1-pound bricks  September Selected Ontario Cheese  Choice Matured Canadian Stilton Cheese  Fresh Bogustown Ranch Eggs  Sole Agents for Regal Brand Tea, Coffee and Spices  .  Bakep Street,  Nelson. B. C.  Morrison & Caldwell  @g@g^^gg:g:g^^i:��^g:��^g:g:g:^^:^  ROSSLAND   EINQIINBERIING   WORKS  CUNLIFFE   Sc  McMILLAN  Founders,  Boilermakers  and Machinists,  ORS OARS, skips, enpep, oro bin dcnrH, clmtes and Rcncrnl wrought iron work.     Our oro cars are  tho best on l,h�� irmrkct.    Wri'o ns for reference1* and full particulars.  SECOND HAND iMAdltNICKY VOH SA1.K.-One 5-foot Pelton wntorwheel, width000feet, "8 tolG  spinal riveted pipe.   One lOxixl.'l ouUrido packed plunger sinking pump.    Rock drills, atopnij-  barg, &c, &c.  AGENTS NORDHEY PUMPS. STOCK  CARRIED.  NOTIOE.  CANCELLATION     OF     RESERVATION  KOOTENAY   DISTRICT.  Notice is hereby given that the reservation placed on Uiat particular parcel of  land, which may be described as commencing at the northeast corner of Township  (.-.n* Eight A, Kootenay district, which ia  als>*. the nortueast corner of blcck Vi.  granted to tire Nelson & Fort Sheppard  Railway Company by crown grant dated  Sth March, 1S95: thence due east IG miles;  thence due south to the international boundary; thence due wost along: said boundary  IG miles; thence north to the place of commencement, notice whereof was published  ln the British Columbia Gazette, and dated  7th May, lS9(i, is hereby rescinded.  XV. s: GORE.  Deputy Commissioner of Lands & "Works.  Lands ar.d Works Department.  Victoria, B. C, 23rd May, 1901.  NOTIOE OP ASSIGNMENT.. -  P.   O.  Box 198.  THIRD  AVENUE,   ROSSLAND.  Pursuant  to  the   "Creditor's  Trust Deeds  Act"  and" amending acts.   *  i\uuce rs noreuy given Unit Henry -Ferguson McLean, heretofore carrying on business at the cily of Nelson, in the province  of British Columbia, as a druggist, has by  deed of assignment, made in pursuance of  the "Creditor's Trust Deeds Act," and  amending acts, and bearing date the Gth  cray of August, 1901, assigned all his real  and personal property vo David Morris, of  the said city of Nelson, gentleman, in  trust for the purpose of paying^and satisfying ratably or proportionately and "with- -  out preference or priority, the creditors of _  the said Henry Ferguson McLean tlieir just  debts.  Tho said deed was executed by the said  Henry Ferguson McLean on the Gth day of  August, lilul arid afterwards by the said.  David Morris on the Gth day of August,  19U1, and the said David Morris has undertaken the said trusts created by the said  deed.  All persons having claims against the  said Henry Ferguson McLean are required  to forward particulars of the same, duly  verified, together with particulars of all  securities, if any. held by them therefor, to  tho said trustee David Morris, on or before  i he 16th day at September,. 1901. All persons  indebted to tho said Henry Ferguson McLean are required to pay the amounts duo  by them to the said trustee forthwith. After  the said lGtli day of September, 1901, the  trustee will proceed to distribute the assets  of the said esLate among the parties entitled thereto, having regard only to the  claims of which he shall their have notice.  Notice is also given that a meeting of the  creditors of the said Henry Ferguson McLean will be held at the office of R. M.  Macdonald, Baker street, Nelson, on Tuesday the 2uui day of August, 1931, at the  hour of 4 o'clock ln the afternoon.  DAVID MORRIS, Trustee.  R. M. MACDO'JALD, Solicitor for the  Trustee.  Dated at Nelson this 7th day of August,  I9U1.  NOTIOE TO DELINQUENT 00-OWNEE.  To Herbert Cuthbert or to any person or  persons to whom he may nave transferred his interest in the Blend mineral  claim, situate on tlie west fork of Rover  creek, in the Nelson mining division of  AVest Kootenay district, and recorded in  the recorder's office for the Nelson mln-  =Jng=^dlv.istou..  You and each of you are heroby notified  that we have expended four hundred and  eleven dollars in labor and improvements  upon the above mentioned mineral claim  in order to h lid said mineral claim under  th<* provisions of the Mineral Act,- and if  within ninety days ot me date of this  notice vou fail or refuse to contribute your  portion of such expenditures together witli  all costs of advertising your Interest in  said claims will become ure property of the  subscribers, under section 4 of an act entitled "An Act to Amend the Mineral Act,  1900."  FRANK    FLETCHER,  J.   J.   MALONE.  11.    G.    NEELANDS.  E.  T.  H.  SIMPKINS.  Dated at Nelson this 3rd day of June, 1901.  *'  ^1  -*>  J  l-  7Z.  i 77.1  "-"vS    \  ' 14  -!<  e -~&l  LIQTJOE LICENSE TRANSTEE.  NOTICE OF APPLICATION (-FOR  TRANSFER OF RETAIL LIQUOR LICENSE.���Notice Is hereby given that w.*  intend to apply at the next sitting of the  board of license commissioners for tho  City of Nelson for the transfer of the re-  tall liquor license now held by us for the  premises known as the "Office" saloon,  situate on lot 7 in block 9, sub-dlvlsion of  lot 95, Ward street, in the said City of  Nolson, to AVilliam Robertson Thomson  and Charles C. Clark ot tbe said city.  JAMES   NEELANDS,  S.   E.   EMERSON.  AA'ltness:  CHAS.  R. McDONALD.  Dated at Nelson, B. C,  this 2nd day ot  August, 1901.  (No. 17S.)  CERTIFICATE  OF TIIK  RFG1STRA.TION  OF AN EXTRA  PROVINCIAL COMPANY.COM-  PANIKS ACT. 1S��7.  I heroby certify that Uro "German Mining and  Milling Company" has this day been rop-istered  as an Extra Provincial Company, under thn  "Comparrios Act IS97," to carry out or effect all  or any of the objects hereinafter set, forth to  which the leo;i��l.iMvo authority of tho Legislature of British Columbia extends.  Tho head ofllce of the Company is situate in  Iho City of Tacoaia, State of Washington,  U. S. A.  The amount of tho capital of tho Company Is  one hundred thousand dollars, divided into one  hundred thousand shnrcs of ono dollar each.  1 ho head ofllco ot the Company in this Province in situate at Nelson, and Richard Papo, Labourer, wIiopi* address is Nelson aforesaid, is the  attorney for tho Company.  Tho time of tho existence of the Company ia  fifty years.  Given under my hand and s^al of office ah  Victoria, Province of British Columbia, this 10th  day of Juno, 0110 thousand niuo hundred and  one.  [1.. s.] S. V. WOOTTON"  Registrar of Joint Companies.  The objects for which tho Company hns been  established nro thoso sot out in tho Certificate of  Registration gran'ed t-o t.ho Company on the lsb  February, IS")!), and which appears in tho British  Columbia Gazette ou the 18th February, lS97.1UaJ J  'IS-  ���JH '  1*-    '-.    '*-  ��!-ii   - 1*1     ���  imiil.-ii'i7n      n*      t *-���*iT~  (gzry  FLY  TIME  The house fly though small, is troublesome, in order to  keep your temper better and make yourself more comfortable  these hot days, buy your fly papers, insects powders, &c,  &c, from us.    We keep the kinds that kill.  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  VIOTORIA   BLOOK  NELSON,   B. C.  HOW WHILE THE WEATHER IS HOT THE BUSY HOUSEWIFE SHOULD USE  S &  Canned Fruits and Fish. They are as good as  the best home-made preserves. Have a tin  on your next order.  Wm.   Hunter   &  Co  Bakep Street, Nelson.  y-s*-**-'"*  Mr  &  Of  ���tf  ih  i*/  itf  \fc  tf  tf  tf  tf  tf  tf  tf  tf  tf  tf  tf  tf  tf  4k_a  ^^���g.'^'��''t'��'r'frfr^'itJtlCfr't'frfrg'^Cfrg!Ca-'1  ^^^.^^���^���^���^.���^^���^���y-tr:*^*^^'^'^^^'^-  J. G BUNYAN & GO.  FURNITURE  BAKER STR.EE7  NELSON  v,g'3['S'g'S'iS'ilfr'S'S'S'iit'S'��?'S'S'S'.iii''.S'&'5>'S'iS'fe  9.&'0'0'0'0'0-^'~b.??-0-0-0'0'0-**'r0'0:0-&''&l'~'. S>'S>  to  to  to  to  to  to  tf  to  to  to  q\  to  q\  to  to  to  to  jn-  MM. CAMERON  INSURANCE,  REAL ESTATE  and MINING BROKER  REPRESENTS  The  Best Fire  and  Life  Insurance ��� Companies Doing Business in the City.  Money to loan at 8 per cent upon improved property. Interest payable semiannually.   Principal  payable  annually.  HOUSES TO  RENT CHEAP.  H. R. CAMERON  AGENT. TIAJCRK 8THKKP.  D. IUIcARTHUB  & Go'y  }Wk MAirf'^ MoftklM; AMiSl 10,1961  g"'"    "- -     ���    ��� ��� *       -    - - . 0T.  ......���-  Si  ���S-J  BIETFS,  "JAUIES���In Silverton, oii Thursday, the  loth instant, to the wife of Thomas James,  a son.  BOSQUET���In Trail, on Saturday, the  mil instant, to the wife of Fred Bosquet,  a son; weight 11 pounds.  GEOKGI'*���Jn Sandon, on Friday, the  Kith instant, to the wife of E. M. George,  a. son.  ^ MAEKIAaES._   lirijIj-IjANK-In Grand Forks, at the  resilience of Mr. and Mrs. John Gridith,  on tin- l-'Ui instant, George S. "I-Iill to  Marie Campbell .Lanei .both of Grand  'Forks.  IIADDEM-M'KWMON���In Columbia, at the  residence of Mr. anil Mrs. John Mul'Jweu.  on the 12th instant, Walter 15. Hadden of  Grand Works to Miss Lizzie MclSwen of  Columbia.  CIBOTJS .TICKETS.  RoserveO and admission circus tickets  will be on sale at McDonald's Confectionery store. Beginning at 9 o'clock this  (Monday)  morning.   .    '    '  LOCALS.  Nelson Hotel Bar. Don't forget the  "Strathcona Horse Punch." On today.  Try it. -  Is a tonic and food as well as a beverage.  Ironbrew. "  PERSONALS.;   -  J. M. Jordan of Rossland is at the  Hume.  D. Bethune of Erie and J. S. Dunbar of  Slocan are at the Hume.  T, H. Emery and J.. H. McCallum of  Rossland are at the Hume,  ��   J.   R.  Greenfield,  assistant postoffice  inspector, is at the PWr.  J. S. Hickey and wife'.of New York  are registered at the Queen's.  A. R, McKinley of Toronto and C. H.  Breed of Spokane are at the Hume.  C. White Mortimer, vice cousul for  Great Britain at Los Angeles, is at the  Phair.  Robert Mooney of Kaslo and John Mc-  Grath of Egansville,-Ontario, aro at the  Madden. .  R. M. Palmer, the provincial government's special fruit commissioner, is at  the Phah*.  Dave Brown of Erie, T. G. Roy of Pilot  Bay, and R. N. Bailey of Slocan are at  the Tremont.  E. M. Johnson, the well known real'  estate man of Victoria, is on a visit to.  his son, A. M. Johnson, of this city.  Engineer Coutlee, who-has charge of  the long tunnel which the C. P. R. is  constructing on the loop east of Fernie,  is at the Phajr.  J. S. Reed, inspector for the Connecticut Fire Insurance Company, is in NeK  son looking over the business which H.  R. Cameron Is carrying for the company.  Charles Sangster of Rossland, representing the Rand Drill Company, and  R. A.'- C. McNally, representing the  Jenckes Machine Company, are at the  Phair.  P. A. Raymond, of the-Sullivan Drill  Company, is at the <Phair. He is on his  way'from Spokane to the iron property  at Kitchener, where he will operate one  of the diamond drills.  all, was patting the -itiny AVhen ihe  elephant shifted over within reach with  his trunk and threw him over against  one of the buildings. The elephant followed his man up and would have finished him but for the timely arrival of  his keeper. He got in a second clout at  the man, but when the keeper shouted  at him he obeyed as quietly as a dog.  FIRST   CENSUS   BULLETIN  BALPH~CITARK~     "irG7NELSONr  Undertaker, Night Call 238. Manager  CITY ANDJDISTBIOT.  The case against alderman Gillett,  charged with .a breach of the city bylaw which prohibits the cutting of shade  trees on the street, was not proceeded  with on Saturday, as the alderman's  counsel was not ready to go on. It is  expected that the case will be disposed  pf this morning.  B. C. Shows Large Increase.  The first census bulletin of Canada's  population was issued on Friday and was  published that day in the afternoon  papers in the States. It managed to sift  through to Nelson on Saturday night.  British Columbia is not complete, being  put down at 190,000, as against !)S,173 in  1S91. This is a gain of over 100 per cent.  Vancouver leads Victoria by over 5000,  and shows a gain of 91 per cent. Quebec  with a population of 1,020,974 is entitled  to 05 members of the house of commons,  which makes the basis for representation 24,938. British Columbia will therefore be entitled to eight :members in the  commons instead of six, as at present.  Manitoba will be entitled to 10, New  Brunswick 13, Nova Scotia IS, Ontario  87, the Northwest Territories 6, and  Prince Edward Island 4. This makes a  total membership of 211, against 213 in  the present house. The following are  the figures:  PROVINCES.  British. Columbia.    190,000  Manitoba    24G,464  New Brunswick.,.,....    331,003  Nova   Scotia.'.; "......    459,116  Ontario   .   2,107,978  Prince Edward Island    103.20S  Quebec  . .1,620,974  Territories    145,000  Unorganized 'Territories ...     75,000  CITIES.  Montreal     2G6.S26  Toronto      207,971  Quebec -  0S.S34  Ottawa      59,902  Hamilton     52,550  Winnipeg    '  42,336  Halifax   .'  40.7S7  St. John  40,711  London    -  37,9S3  Victoria    20.S21  Vancouver    -'. '.. 26,196  Kingston  ...- '  1S.Q43  Brantford    , , , 1G,035  Hull      13.9S8  Charlottetown   ...' 12,0S0  Valleyfield  11,055  Sherbrooke  11,765  ���Sydney    ' '.  9,908  Moncton    '.  v 9.026  Calgary  6,042  Brandon' - ���.."  5.73S  FAMILIES.    ���  Canada - 1,042,782  British' Columbia  39,000  Manitoba  ..... '..,..;.,.    4S.590  New Brunswick   ,,,,-.,,.'. 62,700  Noya Scotia .>.- ,  89.1QQ  Ontario    ���  451,839  Prince Edward Island  , 38,746  Quebec    :  303,301  Territories   . .i .'  -29,500  Unorganized Territories    75,000  DWELLINGS.  Canada    1,003,944  British Columbia  38,000  Manitoba   46,903  New Brunswick    "58,267  Nova Scotia   S5.032  Ontario     440.41S  Prince Edward Island  18,530  Quebec     2S7.533  Territories   ,',,..,',,,,..'..,,..,. 28,34?  TIMES ARE IMPROVING IN  ^a  TELEPHONE 27  Ex.-     Jz3 jtTjijJr6S  ��fc   CO.  Storo, Corner Bakor utd Josephine        ||  PAINTS, OILS AND GLASS.  GARDEN  TOOLS.  REFRIGERATORS    rubber and cotton hose.]  POULTRY  NETTING  Sole   Agents   for   Giant   Powder   Company   and   Truax   Automatic   Ore   Cars.  jsrsLsoisr  STORES   AT  KASLO  S-^ISTIDOIsT,  The case of Harvey Van Norman and  the Balfour company of ��� Hamilton, ys,  J. A. McKinnon, which was set for this  .mpjalng^befpi:e_judge_Jl.Qr.in>^has_b.een^  Furniture Dealers  Funeral Directors  and Embalmers  "BRANDY"  DE LAAGE FILS & CO. XXA. COGNAC  possesses a delicious bouquet.  DE LAAGE FILS Ss. CO. XXXX COG-  nac is mellowed by its great at-e and is  recommended to connoiseurs, and for medicinal purposes.  SCOTCH   WHISKIES.  Agency with Full  Stocks at Victoria for  THIS DISTILLERS' COMPAN*-, LTD.,  Edinburgh, tho largest holders In the  world of Scotch whiskies.  THE CALEDONIAN LIQUER SCOTCH  Whiskey is one of their leaders. Try It.  K. P. RITHET & CO., Ltd.  Victoria,   B.   C.  A. B. Gray, P. O. Box 521, Nelson, B. C,  Kootenay Representative.  R. REISTERER & CO.  BEKW1CBS AND SOITLERB 00  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and regular delivery to the trade.  BREWERY  AT  NELSON  "Worth For  Oak   Center   Tables $3 50 $2 75  Oak  Center  Tables  G 00 4 50  Oak   Center   Tables  SOU 3 75  Oal;    Leather    Scat    Fancy  Kor-ker    .....*  4 nil 3 'ib  E'm   Folding   Tai le  5 00 3 75  Elm   .Pokling   Table  COO 125  Cane  Veranda Chairs  fl 00 4 50  Car.e   Veranda Rockers.,  ti 50 4 7b  further postponed until Thursday. It_is  in this case that the question has arisen  as to the effect of a co-owner allowing  his license to lapse after his interest in  the property has been attached by the  sheriff.  B. M, Swingler of the Second Relief  mine near Brie, is in Nelson for the purpose of engaging a number of franiei's,  He says good progress is being made  with the mill which the owners of the  property are erecting and within the  next two months at the outside-the mill  should be crushing. It is expected that  from 40 to 45 tons of rock will be treated  per day.  The Slocan District.  Judging from the local newspapers of  Saturday times are improving in the  Slocan district. Por the week the shipments of ore and concentrates from Sandon and points on Slocan lake aggregated 443 t*^s.^jie^jpean,S_tarJeads���Qff  tion of the minister of education was  drawn to the.smallness of the sum set  apart for Nelson as compared with the  sums set apart for Rossland and Revelstoke, that official replied: "O, Ross-  " land asked for $15,000, and I am only  " going to give them half what they  " asked for." Neither Rossland or Revelstoke have expressed a willingness towards the erection of school buildings,  yet both must take over tlieir schools  on January 1st cnext. Nelson, on the  other hand, took it for granted that  $5000 was all she need expect from the  government for a new building and  chipped in the other $5000 herself. The  Mail article reads: -  "Hon. J. D. Prentice, minister of education, was in the city Monday and  spent most of the day in session with  the school board and Thomas Taylor,  M.P.P.*, on business in connection with  the erection of the new school buildings  for which a grant or $8000 was made  at. the last session of the legislature.  Mr. Prentice promised to at once put in  hand the erection of an eight room  frame structure with a stone foundation,  four rooms of which would be completed  at an expenditure to come within the  limit of:- the grant. The trustees, however, held out l'or a brick building .estimated to cost when completed about  $15,000, which would necessitate the  raising of another $7000, of which amount Mr. Taylor feels confident that at  the next session he can procure the  greater portion. With this assurance the  board dicided to allow the matter to  stand over for the present, in the hope  .that next spring there will be an appropriation sufficient tb undertake the erection of a building which they consider  would meet with the approval of the  citizens. The present grant of.$8000 does  not lapse until September of next year."  Mining Records.  There was but one location recorded  at tho Nelson record oflice Saturday.  The Ostcrmoore, on Quartz creek, about  two miles from Ymir, by Owen Boyer.-1  Certificates of work -were issued to O.  A. Lovell, on the Cranbrook; N. Gag-  non, on the Nappleon; Owen Boyer, on  the Qmerville; B. F. Butler et al, on the  V. R,; Oliver Jones et al, on the Blue  Dick; B. F. Butler et al, on the Mineral  Hill; and O. A. Lovell, on the Damor-  iscotta.  STORY OF SELBY ROBBERY  as to what I would do with all my money,  but I wanted to quit work. , Besides I  wanted money with which to build an air  ship. I havo a model in my cabin partly  completed. It may take time, but I will  complete my invention, and it will fly.  I shall begin work on it as soon as I get  back to Crockett."  ������ ���  '1*0     MAKi-     ROOM     Kelt    OUK    FALL  STOCK OI-' CARPETS -AND  RUGS  WILL   GO   AT   COST.  TO    CLEAR���BAIJY    CARRIAGES    AIs'D  GO CAR'LS   AT  LK.SS   TILvN   CC ST.  EAST KOOTENAY'S FIRST  ANNUAL MINERAL,  AGRICULTURAL AND  INDUSTRIAL EXHIBITION  THREE Di\YS OF   INSTRUCTION   INTEREST AND  ENJOYMENT.  CRANBROOK, B. C, SEPTEMBER. 25 to 27, 1901.  The best program ever seen in the country. See posters and .-irculnrs for further  particulars. Mineral exhibit, bucking- contests, agricultural exhibit, horse races.  Specially low return railway rates from  all points.  A. W. McVITTIE. Secretary.  Sheriff Tuck has seized the interest of  A. A. McDonald in the Cristine mineral  claim on Cody creek to satisfy a judgment for costs in the case of W. M. Bots-  ford and John McQueen vs. McDonald.  This was an action to enforce an adverse  in which McDonald as the owner of the  Cristine was adversing the owners of  the Cube mineral claim. McDonald lost  the suit and the sheriff has now seized  his interest ip the Cristine to secure  taxed costs of $20.0.  The Athabasca company has engineers at work running a trial line for  the tramway by which it is proposed to  connect the Venus mine with the Athabasca mill. This may be taken to moan  that no time will be,lost in the amalga^  mation of the two properties and resuming work. At the Venus there is  said to be sufficient ore blocked out to  keep the Athabasca running at its utmost capacity for the next two years.  The Venus ore does not carry the same  values as the Athabasca but it is much  more easily mined and is expected to  yield even better returns,  The large elephant with the circus  gave a young man quite a scare yesterday. The young man had been warned  by the attendant several times to keep  at a distance, but without, effect, as he  kept crowding in to inspect things. A  miniature pony is among the circus animals, and between it aud the elephant a  remarkable friendship bas existed for  some time. The young man who knew it  with 12G tons, the Hewitt with 100 tons,  the Arlington with 70 tons, the American Boy with 01 tons, the Last Chance  with 40 tons, the Enterprise with a carload, and the Noble Five with 16 tons.  The Last Chance tunnel is in 1700  feet, and the face is supposed to be within-50 feet-of tlie ledge on the Qalena,  and it should be tapped within two  *,veeks. This will give a depth on the  vein of 1G00 feet, the deepest workings  in the Slocan. The American Boy owners have.built a wagon road to the Last  Chance, so as to be able to ship over the  tram at that mine. In one month 100  ���tons of ore was marketed, that brought  $100 to the ton. There is enough ore  blocked out in sight which would take  two years for the present staff to handle.  The development work and stoping is  being carried on so as to have the mine  in a position to ship steadily.  Dr. Hendryx, who is managing the  Last Chance in the absence of Mr. Heap,  is said to be buying the Jo Jo, a dry ore  proposition on the north fork of GoZr-  penter creek, in which Tom Trenary 13  tlie heaviest owner,  J. D. Kendall, the mining engineer,  was expected at Silverton on Saturday.  He is consulting engineer of the Emily  Edith Company, and it is likely that the  question of building a concentrator for  the Emily Edith mine will be settled  during his stay,  There are iS5 men on the Queen Bess  payroll  HOW SCHOOL BUILDINGS ARE  Going to Be Built.  The Revelstoke Mail of Saturday  shows how the money appropriated for  public school buildings throughout the  province is being manipulated by the  minister of education, It might be stated  in this connection that no specific ap-  priations were made for > public school  buildings at the the last session of the  legislature. A lump sum was appropriated, and of this lump sum Revelstoke  was down for $5000, Rossland $7500,  and Nelson for $5000. When the atten-  Winters Tells of His Wort:  "I have committed the greatest robbery  of this century. I had an opportunity \Q  steal a large sum frpm *r. rich man, and  unaided, I took advantage of the opportunity. I thought out and,executed the plan  myself. 1 neither stoop to smalt things nor  rob the poor. They suy that I committed  a theft at Stoekton. That Is a lie. When I  plan a robbery I plan a big one. Monday  evening, when.! took the bullion out of tlie  vault at the smelter, I did the hardest  work of my life, it took me the whole night  to finish drilling through the bottom of the  safe and to carry away the gold. I�� there-  had been more time I would have tuken  the $130,000 I left, behind me. Daylight came  too soon. When I saw that I would havo  =fo~~^IlT'rTffoppeci-tlIe���two bars on- tlie"  beach. I preferred to lose them rather.than  risk losing the whole of the quarter of a  million. It took me six weeks to dig the  tunnel under the vault and two nights to  get through the brick foundation. I did  large part of the drilling the last night and  forced through the bottom of the vault.  Then I climbed into the vault and threw  clown about half the gold. I carried the  gold to the outer end of the tunnel and  went back and threw down the rest. Then  I began to carry off the gold.  " I made fourteen trips from my tunnel  to the warf, where I lowered the bullion  into the bay, [ made a mark opposite where  I dropped each bar, so that I could readily  find them when 1 was ready. I planned  the robbery very well, but spoiled it all by  leaving my pistol and that package of  tacks in my cabin. It is too bad, but it can't  bo helped now. The detectives didn't have  the "dope" on me. The shovel I u.**ed I  threw into the bay. I didn't ii.s.e that electric light they found. If they had looked  they would have seen that it waa burned  out and wouldn't make a light. I used a  little patent bicycle gas lamp to light the  tunnel.  "Tho fact that I burned my clothes did  not appeal - to mc as strange, because I  ��� had boen for years and years in tho habit  of burning my old clothes. The shovel that  they found in my cabin, had been there for  .(_evcr_i._ years, and I (lid not use It in digging the tunnel. The marks they said were  made by my spade were made by another  Implement, which I threw into the water.  I planned how I would get rid of the bullion, without bringing suspicion on myself  long bofore I committed the robbery. I  planned to remove the gold from the bay  a bar at a time. I had Intended to melt the  ��� gold, to mix- it with an alloy and to dispose  of it in quantities that would bring me  about $10,000. Jt would have been a very  easy matter, at intervals of several months  to sell tho gold at different places. I intended to take several years in disposing  of the bullion.  "rf my plan had been successful to the  end, and if I had gained the wealth that  I stole, T would have not spent it in rich  display, but would have lived frugally and  simply as I do now. I would probably have  traveled in foreign countries. I had no  fixed idea in my mind when I stole the gold  Superintendent's Story.  Speaking of the robbery at tho Selby  smelting works near San Francisco, superintendent Van der Kopp said to a reporter recently:  "At 7 o'clook last Tuesday morning, two  hours after the vault was opened, I knew  that Winters was the man who did the job.  Four men saw him about tho smoltcr and  immediately reported tho fact to me as  soon as the robbery became known. Besides, AVinters' actions for some time previous had been the subject of much comment. On the" morning of the robbery I  said that the missing gold was not further  from the smelter than I could twice throw  a stone. I never changed my opinion. The  events of today have proved that my Idea  was correct. The sleuths have been strutting and bragging and claiming all. the  honor of the capture of Winters> "when  Crockett people know that tlieir pretensions were presumptious, as the man who  really solved tho mystery was an humble  employee, who named AVinters within an  hour after the vault was opened on Tuesday. Peter Donaldson is the man who lirst  thought that Winters committed tlie crime,  and many people here believe he should  share in the reward, at least to the extent  of some of the detectivs who had nothing  to do but to try weave to about the suspect  a chain of circumstantial evidence. Donaldson is a quiet, industrious man and his  experience as a Sherlock Holmes has been  "succesi*[irl but unfortunate. As a reward for  his services in pointing out AVinters' and  keeping a watch on the man on the morning of the' robbery, Donaldson was placed  under suspicion and a pretense made of  'sweating'' him.' He was never told of the  real value of his services, which" would  have mado the reputation ot a detective.  AVe have not mado any promise of clemency lo Winters, nor have we offered him  any money for telling us whore he had  hidden the gold bars. This you can state  emphatically. I know many 'people have  said that we were going to compromise  with the robber. All the money wo shall  pay out for the recovery of our bullion is  the $25,000 which we offered and whicli we  will pay as soon as it can be settled who  is entitled to it." Al this point the superintendent's smile became a laugh. "I  expeot. we shall have a gay time dcldins  to whom the reward muMt be paid,' he said.  "How shall you settle it?" was asked.  - "Oh, we shall not have to settle it, thank  goodness!"- he replied. "We'll take no part  whatsoever in airy dispute that may arise.  "If there is not an amicable agreement as to  the distribution of the money we shall put  it in escrow and let them fight for it. I  am particularly anxious not to seem to  favor any one particular or any particular  set of men. All have worked hard and  faithfully and havo accomplished wonders.  I knew Just about where AVinters had hidden the stuff. It you will remember, I  placed a watchman on.guard at this plnoo  where we are now taking out our bullion,  =and=kep"t=him==bri==duty=jiist^t^tlfa't^spof  until -the police assumed charge of the  case." I did this because I was afraid AAln-  ters had accomplices and that they might  come and take the stuff out of the water. ���  Still,, the detectives did a. great dear of  hard work, and I think that all the men  who took part in the case should get a  share of the money. They are very welcome to ti."  "When   did   AVinters   finally   make   his  confession?"  was asked.  "That," saitl .Mr. A*an der Ropp, "is one  of the questions I must not answer."  "AVas it yesterday afternoon?"  "Well, I shouldn't bother to guess any  mure." Then he laughed. "I can tell you  this: He made his confession to mo and  captain Lees and captain Seymour. It was  very brief. He merely said he had taken the  bullion, and he told us how he had done  it. It waa a remarkable sight to see thoso  detectives diving in the Icy cold water,  while old captain Lees stood 011 shore and  sent them in again and again. I was Anally obliged to tell him that he must let  detective Crockett come out of the water,  as I was afraid he would get pneumonia.  'Not much, said the old man; let him stay  in.' Lees was really, anxious to have the  other men get but the bullion. Crockett was  finally overeome with the cold, but he soon  recovered. Now, you know I told you I  could not be interviewed," concluded Mr.  A*on der Ropp, "so you must excuse me if  I don't say anything. By the was*," he  added, after a most suggestive pause, "I  am certain that AAlnters is not in his right  mind. He has been under a severe mental  strain for somo time."  Another pause.  "I should not wonder a bit if they sent  him to the insane asylum for a while."  500 MM WANTED*  On tho conytruction of the Arrowhead & I  Kootenay railway in the Lardo district.  HIGHEST WAGES PAID  li  In order to secure men-without delay!  ordinary labor will be paid $2.25 per day'J  and axemen $2.50 per day. .  GOOD STATION WORK  CAN BE SECURED.  For   further -particulars   apply'  to   the'J  Nelson  Employment Agencies, or to  CARLSON & PORTER!    CONTRACTORS,  A***********************}x  IH. H. PLAYFORD & CO.!  MADDEN   BLOCK  NELSON.  * TOBACCO   AND   CIGARf  W MERCHANTS. $  $ "P. 0. Box 637. -Telephone 117. $  '*��� *.*.***.*. *���** *** **.****.*.*.*.&  ACOMPLETE LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  loo.l and co>i"t.  ^Flooring,  local and ooast.    - ���        " ���' ���.  "^^^^Nel^i^Pb'sts-^    r7~  Stair Rail  Mouldings  "Shingles  Rou��?h and  Dressed Lumber  of all klndF.  ���  nr wiut too want ib not in stock  WE WILL.MAKE IT ITO)"*. TOO  CALL AND GBT PRICKS.  ay ward  HALL AND L MTU! ��TR*lfr��. Vlsr-RON  ���$���*���*���*���*���*���*���***���*���**&*.*.**.*.*.*.*.*.****  Henry Fielding Dickens, K. C, sixth  son of the great novelist, is about to  visit America for the flrst time. Accompanied by his daughters, Olive and  Blaine, he will sail for Quebec on the  Tunisian on August 15, to visit the great  lakes, St. Paul. Chicago, New York and  Boston. Mr. Dickens is prominent at  the London bar and a member of the  Athenaeum Club and also chairman of  the Boz Club, which reverently assembles in Rochester and visits Gadshill  once every year;  THESE  HOT DAYS  I������IMIJJrWI_l.J.*r*S3  QUENCH  YOUR  THIRST WITH  'AnheiiRCr-B'!*f*.li  Beer, Pabst (Milwaukee Boer. Calgary Beer, Reisterer & Co. Beer, '  Go8neli Boor, and  Double Jersey  Buttermilk.  MANHATTAN  SALOON  Double Jorsf-y  Buttermilk.  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  -0  ii  Hi  iff  Hi  Hi  *.  W  m  (P  !P  91  91  91  tt>******-**-*-***91**.*.*:*:*.*.*.*.***G:  W. P. TIERNEY  Telephone 265.  AGENT FOR GALT COAL  Office: Two Doors West 0. P. R. Off ce  ARTHUR    QBE;  (MERCHANT T.\ILCR  JjADIES' tailor  MADE SUITd.  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