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 ESTABLISHED   1892  'VVW^V'A-itiiHs w.  -v  f5kM��r*��-'-'>7^5��_  *ii33  WEDNESDAY  MOKNIN"G, -AUGUST  21,   1901  DAfLY   EDITION  MONEY HAS BEEN PAID OYER  DEAL CLOSED ON THE SPECULATOR GRO.UF.  San Francisco Company Witli an Unpronounceable Name-Are the  Purchasers  The deal on the Speculator group, adjoining the Arlington, oil Springer  creek, in the Slocan City division, was  closed in Nelson yesterday by the payment of $49,000 by J. Frank, Collom  at the Bank of Montreal, who throughout the negotiations has represented a  San Francisco company known as the  Ricowilabi Mining Company, the stockholders in which include R. P. Rithet  of Victoria and a number of wealthy  men of San Francisco, the name of the  company being arrived at by the inclusion of the first couple of letters in  the name of each.  The bond upon the Speculator group  was taken just a year ago by J."Frank  Collom, the terms of the bond "calling  for the payment of $55,000, of which 5  per cent was cash, 5 per cent in six  months, and the balance in 12 months.  This left $40,500 to bo paid at the end  of the year, but the receipts from two  small ore shipments brought this final  payment down to about an even $49,000,  which .was turned over to the owners  of. the group yesterday. "The claims  embraced were the Speculator, Speculator Fraction (staked in .the survey),  ., Mineral Mountain, Eda Fraction. Empire and Westside. The vendors of the  .property were Kirkwood,,of Slocan;  Thomas ���Kilpatrick, superintendent of  ��� the Mountain division of the Canadian  Pacific, Reyelstoke; C.;���___). Smitheringaio,  editor of the'Slocan Drill, and A. Tunics,  a prospector, of New Denver, the two  first mentioned getting away with the  bulk of the purchase price.  At the time the bond was taken upon  the property the work done upon it  . consisted of a number of open cuts by  ground sluicing and one short pros-,  pecting tunnel. The Speculator, wii"  is the best known of the claims, is.the  original location in that neighborhood  of Springer creek, the -Arlington prop-,  erty, which- has since .become'famous,-  being virtually-an" extension of it. Since  taking the" bond'Mr. Collom has kept  a large crew of men employed ih development, and upon, the completion of the  bond .his force is numbering 34 men.  The amount spent in development is upwards of $30,000 to date.  The work done upon the. group has  disclosed that there are two parallel  Icdges-upon it, while others are hei ���  to be on the ground. The work performed by the. original owners was dona  upon what has since become known as  the No. 2 vein. Upon this vein Mr. Collom ran a 200-;foot tunnel, a short distance from the breast of which he sank  a double compartment winze to a depth  of 70 feet. This Work was later abandoned for the time,being owing to the  inability of the development syndicate  to secure the delivery of a hoisting  plant, which got tied up in the strikes  which at present have disorganized "all  branches of industry on the other side   of__tho_international_line. At^.the_sam'_c_  time, as this work was being carried  on, a drift was started in from the  creek, on a showing which was thought  to be on the same ledge, but which  subsequent work disclosed to be a parallel one, and now known as the No.  1. When this drift had been continued  for a considerable distance, a cross-cut  was commenced and run for 98 feet  west from the bottom of tlie winze on  the No. 2 vein and cut the No. 1 ledge,  thus connecting the two ledges.  This No. 1 vein is now regarded as the  most important on the property, as it  is clearly the vein upon "which the  greater part of the work has been done  imon the Arlington. Upon it Mr. Collom has run upwards of 1000 feet of a  drift, with upraises and .cross-cuts to  determine the width and extent of the  ore chutes, which occur in lateral lenzes  through a ledge varying in width from  15 to 20 feet, the ore c-irrying very high  silver values, with a very small percentage in lead.'  On the Eda Fraction a shaft has been  sunk for 50 feet, from the bottom of  which a cross-cut has been run, showing the ledge to be 52 feet in width  at this point. An upraise is to be made  connecting this shaft with the long  drift run in on the No. 1 vein.  About a month ago work was started  on a cross-cut from the west side of  the north fork of Springer, below where  the cross-cut was run to connect the  No. 2 and No. 1 from the bottom of the  winze in the No. 2 tunnel. This crosscut cut the vein at a distance of 1G8 feet  from the surface, and drifts upon the  ledge are now being; run. Some very  quick work was ,:dphe" on this crosscut, the men making between six and  eight feet to the shift.  Besides this work there has been a  great deal done in the way of surface  work by the ground sluicing, and vein  tracing, the No. 1 vein having been  traced clear through the Speculator  group Qf three claims from the Arlington and on into the Ohio group.  There is ore showing in all the openings in the Speculator, but there has  not been sufficient work done to determine the depth of the ore bodies. 'Two  small shipments of ore were made to  the Nelson smelter last spring and the  returns are' said to have, been in the  neighborhood of $50, chiefly in silver.  Of the claims comprised, in the origi-  ���amm  nal group the Speculator, Speculator  Fractional; Mineral Mountain :>_u\ ���<���������'  have been crown granted, but since taking the bond upon the group the holders of it have purchased and staked  a number of properties, so that they  now have probably fhe lnrgest acreage  in one block of any company operating  in the Slocan.  The Speculator group has been developed under the superintendence of  William Thomlinson, who was ably assisted by W. I-I. Warren as foreman.  Will Now Han i?.  SEATTLE, '': Aug. 20.���-Charles W.  Nordstrom will in all probability bo  hanged in tlie garret of tlie King counly  courthouse Friday . or the murder of  Willie Mason, nearly ten years ago,  -James. Hamilton Lewis, counsel for tha  prisoner failed to secure a stay of proceedings from Judge W. R. -Bell of the  Supremo Court today and the question  is not appealable. Nordstrom for the  lirst time in his ten years' imprisonment broke down and wept when iii his  cell.  SURVIVORS OF THE WRECK  PASSENGERS  ON  THE  ISLANDER  TELL  EXPERIENCES.  All Are Unaminous as to the Bravery  . of the Crew���One. Complains of.  Lack cf Discipline.  VICTORIA, Aug. 20��� Interviews with  the survivors of the steamer Islander  who reached here last night and this  morning ��� failed to throw, any further  light on. the disaster and none were abler  to give any additional names. Both  Michael, Jock and Norman Law, sons  of TI. S. Law of Alberni, waiters, some  reports, say, arc to be added to the" hit  of dead, having been reported saved in  the first instance.. The-quartermasters  who were at the" wheel at the time corroborate the statement of pilot Le  Blanc as to ice having been seen and  also as to the condition of the weather  and. they reiterate the stories of .the  coolness of the officers and crew and cf  the efforts to save the'passengers tit thn  "risk  of tlieir * own  lives.  -  Second' mate Powell1 has modified��� hio  statement that a man on a raft drew a  revolver and threatened him- and captain Foote in his efforts to get them to  leave the raft, and he'now says that the  man simply threatened them and did  not draw a revolver. But the man accused. A. C. Beach, a member of the  first.Canadian contingent, has come forward and says he was the man who  threatened to shoot any one who attempted to. board the raft, saying in  justification that.the raft was already  overloaded and 'that he did not have a  life preserver on while'the others did.  He admits having tried to throw a Chinaman off the raft because he was rolling from side to side and causing ui-3  raft to capsize. He says captain Foote  was sitting on the raft smoking a pipe  which he had handed- him when the  raft capsized, and ho (the captain)  swam away to a spar. Captain Ferry,  one of* the quartermasters, says whon  the doors o the bunkers were .closed., vo  ~"*p"devcnt���the-inflow of water there were  eleven stowaways in there passing coal  and they were taken down in the ship.  The chief engineer who ordered the  bunkers closed did not know that theso  men were still in the bunkers. The  women, the captain says, acted splendidly and after they reached , shore  worked to restore those who were  brought in afterwards. Captain- Harris, formerly a sealing captain and latterly on one of the Yukon river steamers, was coming down as a passenger.  He was with captain Foote in the dining hall when the ship struck and says'-  that the report that the captain was  drunk or that anybody was the worse  for liquor is absolutely false. He wa3  on the bridge up to 12:30 with captain  Le Blanc and verifies the pilot's statement as to the condition of the weather.  When the ship struck he went on the  bridge with the captain and heard him  give his orders in the coolest possible  manner. When the boats were lowered  captain Harris went to the port side,  as the second mate had not yet beeu  called, and he says that every person  who was in sight was taken to the  boat, he being the last one to leave. As  to what happened on the starboard side  he is unable to say. . Every life that was  possible to save, he says, was saved.  The stewards did their utmost to awaken passengers, second steward Fowler giving up his life in the effort, but  the captain thinks many did not realize their danger and went down as  they slept. As others presented themselves there was room for them in the  port boats. S. Applebaum of Dawson  says that, he does not think that ail  the passengers were aroused and he adds  that there was a lack of discipline.  Andrew Keating and his 'two* sons of  Los Angeles and this city were not seen  after the ship struck and it is thought'  that they slept through it all. The Islander was insured for $100,000 but the  company estimates that they lost $b0,-  000 by the disaster and besides lose  their best steamer just as business ic  getting good.  The census of the north will have to  be taken over again as the list was'ioat  with the boat in the wreck.  Two suspects are under arrest at Un-  alaska as murderers of the Sutherland  brothers. Their names are Harding and  Ash ton.  MADE A  FATAL  MISTAKE  CURTIS BROTTLOSES HIS LIFE IN  THE SILVER KING.  Trying to Escape From a Blast He Is  Caught Betwren Cage and Timbers and Terribly Mangled.  A fatal accident occurred at the Silver King mine on Monday night, which-  cost Curtis Brott his life.    The victim  of the accident was employed as a machine man and with John Bolitho was  at  work  in  running a drift from "the  ninth   station   in   the   main   shaft.     A  cage  forms the  easiest means of exit  from these stations to the fifth level,  and as the drifts have not been run in  very far as yet it is the practice for the  men when firing a round of holes to  give a blasting signal to the engineer  in charge of the hoist just before firing, and when .the fuse is started to ascend to the fifth station.   At about 10:30  .on Monday night "Bolitho and his partner were ready to fire their rouiid of  shots.    A few-moments    before, however;   Brott  made  a  trip  to  the  fifth  level for something or other.   When he  got down to the station where he;and  his partner we're working the latter told  him to give the engineer the signal for  blasting,  which was  four  bells.    Brott  went to the hoist and a "minute later  announced  to  Bolitho  that everything  was all right.   The two men then made  their way to the cage and' Brott gave a  one  bell  signal,   which   in the  mining  code used at the mine simply means a  free cage.    He then remembered  that  he had failed to. give the blasting signal   as   instructed   by   Bolitho   and   so  informed his partner.   This placed boch  men  in   a  very  dangerous  position.- as  they were thus robbed of.the attention  of the engineer, .which would have been  theirs had they given the blasting signal, and being in danger in their; position on the hoist they became somewhat  excited.    In response to the seignal of  one bell  the engineer raised the hoist  a few feet to clear it of the station and  then wishing to oil some portion of the  machinery he dropped    it back    down  .part ..of-the'way,'.though not quite to the  station.    In their  excitement the men  on the hoist gave another signal of one  bell, but this being but a repetition of  the signal that the cage was free the  engineer  did   not  pay  much   attention  to it.   The men; in it were by this time  thoroughly frightened, but Bolitho, who  was the cooler of the two, told BroU Lo  give  a  three  bell  signal  which' meant  the   hoisting* of  the   t-age  to  the  surface.    The  engineer heard this signal,  but not having received any notice that  there was a blast going off he proceeded leisurely to throw the hoist into gear  and  comply with  th" signal.    In feat  of  the  shots,  wliich  were, expected  to  go off every moment, the seconds which  took   the   engineer   to   start  the   cage  seemed  minutes.    Brott,   who   by   thio  time was very nervous, announced his  intention of getting out of the cage and  getting out of harm's way by going up  the    ladder.      Bolitho cautioned    him  against this, but Brott thought it was  safer than by remaining on the cage. He  started,  but  about  the  same  time  th**  cage commenced to move up. Brott the;*  tried to get back into the cage but was  ^caught-^between^-the���timbers���and���the  cage  across   the  upper  portion   of  his  body.     A   few   groans   were   the   only  sounds that came from  the victim  us  his   life  was   beiug  crushed   out.     Thij  engineer   noticed   that, something   was  wrong  with  the  hoist and  stopped  it.  Brott was by this time tightly wedged  in and Bolitho gave a two bell signal  to lower the cage in order to free the  body.    The engineer responded and ai  the cage came down and freed the body  it slipped   under it and  falling to  the  ninth station bounded on down to the  sump .about 125 feet  below.    Bolithio  then signalled three bells and was  La-  ken up to the fifth station, where he reported that his partner had fallen down  the shaft.    When the  body was taken  to  the  surface  it  was  found  that  the  back was broken, as were both legs and  one of the armn.  Coroner Arthur was at once notified  of tho accident and yesterday morning  proceeded to the mine, where a jury  composed of M. J. McGrath, Richard  Baxendale, George Popejoy, J. E. West-  over, Samuel Roach and J. P. Stevens  were impaneled. After hearing the evidence, which bore out the circumstances as above related, the jury returned a verdict of accidental death,  through the negligence of the deceased  in not giving the proper blasting signals as instructed by his partner.  The victim of the accident had not  been employed at the mine very long  but was a general favorite He was  about 40 years of age and leaves a  widow and five small children in Brac***-  bridge, Ontario. He was a member of  the L. O. L. and it is thought of the  Foresters and other societies. The mine  will be closed down today to enable the  men to attend the funeral, which will  take place this afternoon at 3 o'clock  from the Miners' Union hall.  Importing a Contractor  SPOKANE, August 20.���If plans which  are under way mature work will soon  be started again with all vigor in tho !  Le Roi and other mines at Rossland,  under the management of Bernard McDonald.  Al Geiser of Baker City, Oregon, passed through Spokane yesterday on his  way home after inspecting the situation at Northport and at Rossland. Mr.  Geiser is a well-known mine operator  -who formerly owned a part of the famous Bonanza near Sumpter. He was  an old friend of Bela Kadesh, manager  of the Northport smelter, who formerly  ran a sampling plant at Baker City.  Mr. Geiser announced in Spokane yes-  tenlny that lie is planning to take a  contract for working the Ross I a rid  ���nines. He said he would also take a  contract for furnishing the Northport  smelter with about;300 tons of lime rock  a day. Mr. Geiser1 made the trip north  in order to get exact information as to  the situation there, before iinally_decid-  ing on the terms which he will offer.  He was furnished by manager McDonald with a full list of the; prices paid for  labor in "all parts of the mine.' ���  Mr. Geiser's object, as he tells it, is ari  extraordinary one. He would take a  contract from the mining companies to  operate-their properties outright. Then  he would go ahead with the mining just  as if he owned the properties. .-He' believes that he would not have any trouble with the union at Rossland, because  the miners would'be working for him  and not for the companies. The present  strike by the miners is chiefly a sympathetic one, brought; about through the*  action of the Le.R'oi company toward  the Smeltermen's .Union at Northport.  Therefore Mr. Geiser expects that he  would have no trouble .in getting the  union men to work for him.  It is not known what his attitude  would be toward hiring miners by contract or on straight wage basis. In  talking over the mucker situation, Mr.  Geiser said: :  "It seems to me thatthe rate of $2.50  per day is ample for'a mucker. A farm  laborer works 16 hours a day for a dollar  and his board. The mucker in Rossland  camp works eight hours for $2.50 a day.  I do not see why more than $2.50 per  day should be paid for mucking in Rossland."    Briber Arrested.  NEW YORK, August 20.���-Ernesto  Sapelli, steward'of the steamer La Gas-  cogne, was arrested and arraigned before justice Alexander today on a charge  of attempting to bribe a United States  officer. - The complaint was made by  William E. Junker, an immigration inspector, who said that Sapelli had offered him $41:. in Unite'd States money  and one 10-fraric piece to go into a  scheme with him to' a'dnut alien passengers' without having them first, pass  through the barge, ofiice. Sapelli was  held in $2500,bail for examination-tomorrow.; It is alleged that such frauds  date back six years and that 10,000 immigrants-have in this way entered .the  country.. ',  RUMORS RIFE AT ROSSLAND  AS   TO  A  SETTLEMENT   OF   THE.  MINERS'  STRIKE.  The New Boundary Telephone^Service.  General News Items From British Columbia. Points  Ruhlin and \Teffrir*s;  ���SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 20,���Jim-Jeffries'and Gus Ruhlin today signed an  agreement.. to fight for the championship of the world, the match to take  place either in '-November':or December before the club offering the largest"  purse. .. -,y i_j  THE   GOLGONDA   DISASTER  SEVENTEEN. LIVES NOW KNOWN  TO HAVE BEEN LOST.  Steamer Turned Completely Cver While  the Wind Was-Blowing- a Gale.  List of the Dead.  PADUCAH, Ky., August 20��� The horror of the City of Golconda disaster at  Cottonwood bar, four miles west of Paducah last night, is just beginning to be  fully comprehended by the people of  Paducah, as the bodies are brought into  the city and taken to the undertaking  rooms. The boat's register has not yet  been recovered, but it is certain the  death list will number 17 and perhaps  22. An official investigation will be  made, as it seems that the most culpable  carelessness caused the catastrophe. A.  A. Peck, the pilot, says the engineer deserted his post and that he could not  manage the boat without'the engine's  help. The engineer denies this and asserts that he remained at the throttle  until the water was waist deep Frank  Enders, one of the passengers, corroborated by several others, declares that  the effort to land brought the side of  the boat around so that the wind struck  it with full force There had been almost a gale blowing for 10 minutes and  one man who could not swim went to  the pilot house and begged the pilot  to land When he did finally consent  to land the hurricane struck the boat  as it swung around in a position least  able to resist it Early this morning the  work of searching for the remains began, the party being led by Charles  Graham, county clerk,'and Luther Graham, his brother, whose sister was  among the drowned. Three bodies were  recovered in the forenoon. The boat  is being dismantled in order that the  dead, may-be reached.  A revised list of the dead as the r**  sult of the sinking of the river steamer  City of Golconda last night is as follows: Miss May Fleming, Birds vii h-  Miss Lizzie Graham, Grahamsville; Miss  Lucy Barnett, Smilhland; Miss Trixie  Grimes, Grahamsville; Mrs. W. A. Hogan and three children, Paducah; Watts  Dales, Livingston county; Clarence  Olayden, Lola, Ky.; Wallace Bennett,  Tolu, Ky.; J. Jackson, colored, Paducah;  Will Woods and Georgo Sandburg, colored, Golconda.  ROSSLAND, August 20���[Special to  The Tribune.]���There has been many  rumors of a possible settlement of the  labor troubles current ohthe street.'-t'o-  day, and it is said that mayor Lalonde  had a lengthy conference with Bernard  McDonald this afternoon on the pbssi-  biliites of an amicable settlement. The  officers of the union, however, know of  no proposition for a conference, and the  rumor apparently is based on news from  London. - It was stated this evening  that Whitaker Wright had been forced  to resign as a director and had been  enjoined, from, taking- any. part in the  affairs of the company owning' the Le  Roi-group:  . 'Superintendent Kadesh has not been  successful at Northport ,and his d.s-  charge was spoken of today. Yesterday  No. 5 'furnace was frozen from 10 a'.���in.  until 5 p. m. and No.; 2. furnace rro, .  a.-m, until 9 p.m., making-four freeze-  ups within 4S hours. ���  Arthur Marsh is better this, evening,  and it is hoped: that he can" be moved  to Halcyon Springs in a few days. Governor Mackintosh has returned-from the  north.  Greenwood Events.  GREENWOOD, August 20.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���R. Kerr ��� Houlgate of  Vancouver, whose recent leasing of the  lines of the Columbia Telephone Company was announced last week by The  Tribune, is visiting that company's district offices. Sunday he was at Phoenix, Monday at Greenwood, today he  went to Midway and thence to" Camp  McKinney,-which is the farthest west  the Columbia system extends in British  Columbia. \G. C. Hodge; Nelson manager for Kootenay and Boundary of-the  Vernon" and iNeison company's telephone system, is accompanying Mr."  Houlgate,' who -will- proceed to -Penticton- and' Fairview, returning to the_ Coast  through the Similkameen country via-  Princeton and Hope. The Columbia  company owns a provincial charter empowering it to build telephone lines in  the Similkameen and through to the  coast, and it is probable that Mr. Houl-  gate's principals will arrange to extend  the system' from Camp McKinney to  Penticton,; Fairview and the Similkameen.  An interesting event took place at  the MothervLode mine near Greenwood  Sunday evening, the occasion being the  hoisting for the first time of a large  new Canadian flag-on the mine flagstaff.- The flag measures nine feet by  eighteen feet, and it was purchased, by  mine employes. The British Columbia  Copper, Company, owning the mine, is a  New York City organization, but many  of its men are patriotic Britishers. At  the head of the ceremony and the subsequent proceedings was John McDonald,  the mine poet and orator, who stirred up  much-patriotic-enthusiasm_by_his���elo~  quent and fevid utterances. At half-  past 7 o'clock, following an impassioned  speech by Mr. McDonald, the flag was  hoisted, and "God Save the King" was'  sang and. three cheers lustily given and  then ' the company, which included  Frederick, Keffer, general manager for  the British Columbia Copper Company,  Mrs. Keffer. and Miss Keller, a visitor  from Cleveland, Ohio, guests of the,  mine employes at this function, adjourned to the. mine dining hall, whore  a banquet was held. . The toast list included the following: "The King,"  "President ��� of the United States,"  "Union Jack and Stars am], Stripes,"  "The Flag Just Raised," "The Mother  Lode Mine," and others. Tlie proceedings terminated beforo midnight, all  present .first heartily singing "Soldiers  of the Queen."  stretch to the coal fields can now only  be reached on foot. The trail construction work now in progress is in charge  of Joseph Wiseman, who discovered the  coal. Thus far over 12,000 acres have  been, staked. t  John Rogers. Thomas l. Parkinson ami  Colin Campbell have been re-elected  president, vice-president and secretary  respectively of the Pathfinder Mining,  Reduction and Investment Company.  The new wagon road between Phoenix  and Summit City has been completed.  It is four and a half miles long.  The Oro Denero, Summit camp, was  recently sampled by superintendent Parker of the Brooklyn and Stemwinder  group. This has given rise to the report that the Dominion Copper Company  is negotiating for that well-known property. ���  ���:. A. E. Savage, chief of the fire.brigade,  had his left hand badly burned by a  live.- wire the other, day. He was engaged at the top of a telephone pole  adjusting a telephone wire, when it  came in - contact with an electric "light.  Mr. Savage received a shock of over  1500. volts and, strange to say, survived.  Xipuq Sim 'puts pnnoJS ai*} 03. noj oh  shaken up.  STRIKERS MORE CONFIDENT  TERROR  REIGNS SUPREME  ' SPRINGFIELD, MrSSOUIU, A SCENE  { -       OF CARNAGE.  Excited Whites Break Into, Local Mill  tia-Armory and Attempt to Drive  Negroes From the Town.  TWO ADDITIONAL PLANTS WERE  CLOSED   YESTERDAY.  Chicago  Men,  It Is Said,   Will.' Soon  Join the Strikers���Rumor of  Schwab's Resignation.  Matters at Sandon  SANDON, August 20���[Special to The  Tribune. ���One of tlio towers on tho  Last Chance tramway was burned out  last night, destroving a timber station.  The cause of th. .ire is unknown. The  damage, however, is slight and ��� fully  covered by insurance. The tramway will  be working again in a few days.  The Slocan Aggregation of Freaks-is  looking for more ball games. They have  challenged the Northport, Greenwood  and Nelson teams.  The application for an injunction .to  restrain the owners of the Slocan Star  mine from working on the Rabbit Paw  ground has been denied by the Victoria court, with costs against, the applicants, John M. Harris et al.   '���'���  Boundary N >tes.  GRAND FORKS, August 20.���[Special  to The Tribune. ���The provincial government has appropriated $500 for the  proposed trail, to the new coal fields  on the north fork of Kettle river, 75  fniles from Grand Forks. This, with-  tho grant of $200 mado by the Granby  Smelter Company and $150 from the  Grand Forks city council, will be sufficient to enable the locaters to get in  supplies. As it is. just now, no trail  exists beyond tho forks of the river, 32  miles from Grand Forks. A horse can  he taken 20 miles further, but the last  . PITTSBURG, Aug. 20.���Following the  rapid moves of yesterday on each sid'a  of the great steel strike, there was a lull  today and neither side took decisive action. The contest appears to'be settling down into a determined struggle,  in which-neither side will acknowledge  dfeat while there is hope lert. ��� Joseph  Bishop, the Ohio arbitrator, appeared  here today, but both sides promptly ib-  pudiated the suggestion that anoLncr  move for peace was being considered.  Tlie steel managers '.succeeded, in' stalling the last idle mill at the.Clark plant  'and > are evidently planning a series ol  ���extensions at every point where Lhoi'c  ���is .a chance, of success. .-.-,������ -- ���--  The tie-up of" the Continental and  Pennsylvania plant of the National  Tube Company in this city was completed during the night and early hours  of the morning. The shutting down of  the two plants adds about 1,SOO men to  the force of strikers. The success u:  the labor organizers in getting the men  out cheered the other strikers to a  high pitch of enthusiasm. Tho officials  of the National Tube Company would  not discuss the strike, beyond saying  that they have been keenly disappointed throughout the strike by' the atti  tude of their men and that they hope  that in time they will come to their  senses and come back.  They will probably start'the Star tin  mills'in this city and increase the force  at 'the Lindsay and McCutcheon mills.  An interesting feature of the light at  tlie latter mills,is_conti*ibiited_by���the-  clainr of the strikers that Mrs. Fred  Baugh, wife of the superintendent;, is  escorting tho strike breakers to and  from ' the mill. She has always been  very popular with the mill men, ana  the pickets say thoy would rather face  a regiment of soldiers than do anything  improper in her presence. They say  that in time of peace it was she who  nursed their families and that the;,  cannot interfere'with her or the men  she escorts. The steel manager.* are  also arranging for more men for Lhe  Painter and Monesson mill. Viril Preston,', representing president Schwab, is  here today. Mr. Preston and the oi'.i-  cials whom he met would not talk Tor  publication. Tlie strikers met lhe move  ment to reopen the mills with nonunion men with tho claim that it will  be simply impossible to secure a sufficient quantity of skilled men to operate them. The men here declared Llic>  are standing firm and must be consulted before the mills run. They say they  have the situation well in hand and despite the alleged danger of the strike  getting top heavy continue their work  of organization with a view of crippling more plants belonging Lo the corporation. They claim the Chicago men  will in the end come out and tliat there  is no danger of the Joliet men going  back- to work.  CHICAGO, Aug. 20.���There was no  conference tonight between the stcei  workers employed in the Illinois Steel  Works at Chicago and vice president  Davis, head of the affairs of the Amalgamated Association in the fourth district. It was reporterd during tho afternoon that Mr. Davis had asked Tor a  meeting of the men and that a conference would be held this evening and an  effort made to begin a strike; but the  report proved to be untrue. There is  little if any change in the situation, although an unusual number ol* men have  asked to be excused from work, alleging sickness.  NKW YOUK. Aug. 20.���The resignation of Chap. M. Schwab as president  of the United States Steel Corporation  is confidently predicted in a special to  the Tribune from Pittsburg. It is stated  that Mr. Schwab will devote his energies to the management of the Beth-  lehem Stool and Iron Company. Mr.  Schwab, when seen at the Hotol Lorraine in this city and questioned with  regard to the correctness of the report,  declined positively to discuss it.  SPRINGFIELD, Missouri, August 20."  ���Pierce City, where William Godley  and Geroge Carter, colored, were lynched last night in connection with the  murder of Miss Gazelle Wyld, is today  in the hands of hundreds of armed men  who are intent on driving all negroes  from town. All "negro houses -in this  city are being fired by the enraged  whites. One negro, Peter Hampton, is  said to have been cremated in his home.  The mob broke into the arsenal of the  local militia company and is now in  possession of improved rifles. So much  excitement prevails that it is almost:  impossible to secure over the wires a  connected- stoiy of the outbreak. Correspondents have started from here for  the  scene.  Most of the negroes have left Pierce  City and abandoned their-homes, which  have been burned. A report was sent  out that two negroes in addition to  Godley and Carter were lynched "early  today. This is denied. George Larke,  a porter on the St. Louis and Saii Francisco railway, whom Carter charged  with being Miss Wyld's murderer, was  arested in Springfield this morning and  is in jail here.: Larke declares his iririd- ���-  ceucc and says the man who committed  the crime boarded with him and fled.  Bloodhounds were put on the trail at  the scene of the murder and went directly, it is said, to Larke's home. *  Eugene Barred, a negro suspect, has  told that a man named Fiaveis, ?/fhor  formerly bearded with Larke/ was*the'  real murderer of Miss Gazelle Wyld,  in connection with which murder William Godley, and Gene Carter,; colored, _  were lynched last night. Flavers is said  to bo under arrest at Tulsa, 1. T.. over  the territory line from here, and Barrett is under arest at Mount Vernon,  25 miles from Pierce City. Flavers undoubtedly will be lynched if brought  back. It is not believed Barrett will  be molested. The excitement which led  up to-the lynching of Godley continued .  all night and this morning found the  enraged white people preparing to rid  the city and vicinity of negroes.'"."After  stringing young Godley iip to a pole and  riddling his body with bullets, the mob  went to the house of French Godley.  the young man's grandfather, and shot  ;him dead. They then bombarded -Ike .  Carter's houso, in which were Peter and  Robert Hampton, all negroes. Peter  Hampton, who was 75 years old, was  burned to death, when the -house^ was  set on fire. His wife and Robert Hampton escaped through the flames. The  mob then marched from place to place  burning negro houses and firing into  them. The negroes fled in all directions, many taking refuge in the woods,  while others are coming as far as  Springfield to find places of safety. The  authorities telephoned Monetta, a nearby town, for help, but at 10 o'clock this  morning the city was still in the hands  of the mob. which finally broke into the  arsenalof the Pierce City militia com-  _pany__and_abstractcd��� all rifles���stored���  there. Every train to Pierce City is  bringing in excited whites that add to  the general confusion. The report sent  out last night that a boy was shot is denied today and tlie name of the man  shot today is given as French Godley, instead of E. A. Carter, as previously  stated.   Hov-s From thi Noith  DAWSON CITY, August G.via Seattle,  August 20.���A telegram from Eagle today announces that captain E. D. Dixon,  master of the steamer Louise, died at  Circle August 3d of heart disease. The  Louise is etiroute up the river with four  barges. Tlie heavy tows make her progress slow, but she will be here in a day  or two. Captain Dixon leaves a wife,  a daughter and a son in Oakland, Cal.  He was formerly in the service of the  Diamond Joe Company on the Mississippi river, between Keokuk and St.  Louis.  VALDES, Alaska, August 13, via Seattle, August 20.���The telegraph line  from this place to Eagle City ou the  Yukon has been completed to Copper  Center, while the government trail is  finished as tar as the mouth of the  Chestochina river, 50 miles farther inland. Both telegraph line and trail will  in all probability be completed to Eaglo  before winter. A permanent t'eegraph  office has been estabished at Copper  Creek, which will be Of great convenience to the military authorities, as  well as mining men. The government,  Millard and Glacier trails all center at  this place, which is the only town between Valdes and Eagle. The government has a military reserve at this^  point, with barracks, warehouse, ofiice  and barns, while it-is a central point  for miners ana prospectors going to or  coming from the copper country or the  Chesna district.  PORT TOWNSEND, August 20.���The  steamer John G. Kimball from Nome  August Sth has arrived here. Passengers on the Kiniball bring hard luck  stories from Nome and say that when  winter sets in there will be the usual  number of destitute men who will have  to face starvation or be given transportation Lo Puget Sound. Most of these  had monoy when reaching Nome, but  their efforts to reach reported strikes  have expended their last dollar and they  are now seeking work, but the labor  market is over supplied.  m  ���ii  WM\  W  mmi  m  p*  Wl  S'vi THE IsTELSON TRIBUNE,  WEDNESDAY MORNING,  AUGUST  21, 1901  . i  $ !  * i  11  ��r ������ ���������   to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  Ut  "W ��?-��-: ���^���^"���������rvJiC  to  UDSON'SBAY  coi&:F^ETTr  INCORPORATED 1670.  CALGARY LAGER BEER  A CULOAD OF  THIS   FAMOUS BEER  MS  JU*T  BEEN   RECEIVED AND WE ARE  n -.MUM sell|nc )T Tfl TH�� FAM|Ly TR^E AT  $?.50 per do ft r quarts.     $1.50 per doz for pints.  DELIVERED TO ANY PART OF THE CITY.  TELEPHONE NO. 1?.  BAKER STREET, NELSON, B. C.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  '<fe<<*.0*.**.,0.   -i*'   -,������__���������>-a�����&���'���>'^8������3^'-^>���m��-94k'0i^t  iix  5'  jl     =  WHOLESALE DIRECTORY  ASSAYERS^yPP^IES^^^^  XV. F. TEETZEL & CO.���CORNER OP  Baker and Josephine streets, Nelson,  whole-sale dealers in assayer's supplies.  Agents for Denver Fire Clay Company,  Denver, Colorado.  II. J. EVANS Ss CO.���BAKER STREET,  Nelson, wholesale dealers In liquors,  clgais, cement, lire brick-, and fire clay,  water pipe and steel rails, and general  commission merchants.  , ioli*:ctiucx\1j_siipplies.  IvOUJ i *> vv ' Ki.KCTHIC SOl'l'lji,' ii  ConstrucLinn Company.���Vv riulesale dealers  in telephone*, atinuri-'latois,, bells, batter-  ius, electrie rlxtuier- and appliances, Houston Block. Neisais  f '_ FRI^H^D^AIj^MEATS.   _.--.������   P.   BURNS   &   CO.-BAKER   STREET,  !    _, Nelson,   wholesale   dealers   in   fresh   and  -cured meats   Cold storage. ,  "We s re daily in  receipt of fresh  photo supplies  ���films, printing  papers, plates,  chemicals, and  all developing  accessories. We  have all the  standard kodaks and cameras, and have  some dainty albums for mounting prints,  in the' standard sizes, at 20c, 25c, and;35c.  each; they are wonderful value, being made  of dark matte mounting paper with neat  cover and tied with- silk cord.  the Times contends. The cost of freight  and treatment is deducted from the  value of the ore hefore the tax is levied.  It is generally admitted that the cost of  mining Boundary ores is as low as $1 a  ton in some of the mines. The average  cost of freight and treatment is said to  be ?3.75 a ton. This leaves the man  who mines $5 ore a profit of 25 cents a  ton after paying the cost of mining and  freight and treatment charges. Deduct  freight and treatment charges of ?3.7!  from the value of the ore at the mine,  and ?1.25 is left, on which the 2 per  cent tax is paid. The tax is therefore  2 1-2 cents a ton, which reduces the  mine owner's profit to 22 1-2 cents a  ton. If a mine produces 1000 tons a  day, the mine owner will pay $1000 a  day for mining, $3750 a day for freight  and treatment, $25 a day for taxes, and  will have $225 a day profit. Carry these  figures out for a year and the mine  owner will have disbursed $305,000 for  mining, $1,368,750 for freight and treatment, $9125 for taxes, and will have  made a profit of $82,125, which is 20  per cent on an investment of $410,625.  Suppose the tax was "not paid, but* tha:  the province remitted it altogether, the  profit then would be $91,250, or 22.2 per  cent on the investment, Taking everything into consideration, the 2 per cent  tax is not a hardship on the owners of  mines that will pay to work, and those  mines that will not pay to work .had  better remain unworked. Better for* the  owners and better for the province.  Working mines at a loss is ruinous to  the owners .and gives the province a  bad name.  1IIIXIIITTTIIIHTITITTTTTTTTTTT-  LADIES' SUNSHADES  AT HALF PRIOB. B  UMBRELLAS AT CUT tl  PRICES. g  '      I  xotjtiii jjiuiiiiux: mmnumrurmC  azzxjxxxxxxizTxjxxxxzxzxznzzzxxxzxxiszazxi  36 Bakep Street, Nelson.  m     ���  LACE ALLOVEES, B  ��     RIBBONS, VEILINGS, n  DRESS TRIMMINGS t\  a    AT REDUCED PRICES.  tlxzxx:-xzzzxxxzxzixxxxzxixxxxzxxxzxxzixzxi  to  9\  9\  9}  THOMSON STATIONEBY CO. Lid  GROCERIES. -���  "\ A. MAUDONALD ���& CO.���uuxV-injLk UF  '" Front and Hall streets, Nelson, wholesale  s" grocers and jobbers in blankets, gloves,  "^ mitts, boots, rubbers, mackinaws and min-  *" ers' sundries.  r. _, ' ��� ___.   V~ AKOOTENAY SUPPLY COMPANY, LIM-  _ Z lted.���Vernon street, Nelson, wholesale  - " grocers.  '-''--JOHN    CHOLDITCH    Ss    CO.-FRONT,  -^'street, Nelson, wholesale grocers.   "*' J. Y. GRIFFIN  & CO.���FRONT STREET,  Nelson,   wholesale   dealers   in   provisions.  '- cured meats, butter and eggs.   . '<      LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  ' "fnjRNjSRr^^  i.  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.   WINES v-VOT^GARS;   CALIFORNIA AVINE COMPANY, LIMI-  ted -Corner of Front and Hall streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in wines, case and  ,   bulk, and domestic and imported cigars.  BUSINESS DIRE0T0BY.  ARCHITECTS.   A.  C.  EWART.���ARCHITECT.  ROOM 3,  Aberdeen Block, Baker Street, Nelson.  CHOP HOUSE.  Pimiob to Rent.  NELSON, B. C.  CARPENTERS' UNION MEETS WED-  ncsday evening of each week at 7 o'clock,  In Miners' Union Hall. C. J. Clayton,  president;  Alex.  B.  Murray,  secretary.  PAINTERS' UNION MEET THE FIRST  and third Fridays in each month at Miners' Union I-iall at 7:30 sharp. Walter R.  Kee,  president; Henry Bennett, secretary.  PLASTERERS' UNION MEETS EVERY  Monday evening in the Elliot Block, at i  o'clock. J. D. Moyer, president; William  Vice, secretary. P. O. Box 161.  FRATERNAL SOCIETIES.  NELSON LODGE, NO. ^TaTfTs  A. M. meets second Wednesday in  each month. Sojourning brethren  invited.  &  PIONEER CHOP HOUSE, .- JOHN  Spear, proprietor, opposite Queen's Hotel,  Baker street, Nelson. Open day and night.  Lunches a specialty. Picnic and traveling  parties supplied on shortest notice.  DRAYAGE.  furnitureT^ianos, safes, etc.,  moved carefully at reasonable rates. Apply J. T. Wilson, Phone 270,, Prosser's second Hand store, Ward street.  FURNITURE.  D. J. ROBERTSON Ss CO., FURNITURE  di-alers,' undertakers and embalmers. Day  'phone No. 292, night 'phone No. 207. Next  new postolHco building, Vernon street,  Nelson.  NELSON ROYAL ARCH CHAPTER  No. 123, G. R. C���Meets third Wednesday.  Sojourning companions invited. George  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 first and third Thursdays of each month. Visiting Sir Knights  are cordially invited to attend. Dr. W.  Rose, R. K.; A. W. Purdy, Com.; G. A.  Brown, P. C.  TEAS.  WE HAVE INDIAN, CEYLON, AND  China teas in great variety, choicest quality. We make a specialty of blending teas  and sell them In any quantity at lowest  rates.  Kootenay Coffee  Company.  JAPAN TEA OF ALL KINDS TO SUIT  " your   taste.   Sun   cured,   Spider  Leg,   Pan  Fired; in bulk or packages. Kootenay Coffee Company.  THAT FINE BLEND OF CEYLON TEA  we are selling at 30 cents per pound Is  giving the best of satisfaction to our many  customers.   Kootenay   Coffee   Company.  ^WANTED���MINING PROPERTIES.  FREE MILLING GOLD PROPERTIES.  We aro anxious to secure a few free milling gold properties at once. Tho Prospectors' Exchange, Nelson, B. C., Room 4,  K. XV. C. Block.  GOLD,     COPPER,     SILVER,     LEAD  ' mines and prospects wanted.  Send report  and samples to the Prospectors' Exchange,  Nelson, B. C, Room 4, K. XV. C. Block.  NOTICES 0T MEETINGS.  TRADES AND LABOR UNIONS.  IVIINEKH' IJNJON, NO. W? XV. F. ~ot AL^  Meets in Miners' Union Hall, northwest  ^corner of Baker and Stanley streets, every  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. Visiting  members welcome. M. R. Mowat, president; James Will's, secretary. Union scale  of wages for Nel.son district per shift: Machine men $3.50, hammersmen $3.25, muckers, carmen, shovelers, and other underground laborers $3.  ICAVmiRY WORKERS' urnoN?���  Meets at Miners' Union Hall on fourth  Monday in every month at 7:30 o'clock p.  m. B. Pape, president; A. XV. McFee, secretary.  CLASSIFIED ADS.  ^ARTICLES FOR SALE.  SEWING MACHINES OF ALL KINDS  for sale or rent at the Old Curiosity Shop.  ___ FOR. RENT.  ==furnis1ied^jh6nt room with or"  without   board.   Apply   four   doors, above  City Hall, Victoria street. t.  SIX ROOM COTTAGE AT BALFOUR  to let by the month or for the season. Immediate possession. Good frshlng. Apply  C. VV. Busk, Kokanee creek. Phone (JfJa.  Or to R. H. Williams, Baker street, Nelson.   j FOR SALE.  FOR SALE���FURNrrURE7)>XinivfiN  room house; nnd-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.  Those who oppose the provincial government subsidizing a railway over Hope  mountains maintain, that traffic can be  hauled cheaper over a long route with  easy grades than over a short route with  heavy grades. Those whofavor the Hope  Mountain    route    for    the    subsidized  Coast-to-Kootenay railway say such a  contention is merely in the interest of  the C.  P. R.    One of the newspapers"  that   has   strongly   urged   the  building  of the railway over the Hope Mountain  route is the Greenwood Times. It wants  a   competitive   railway,   one   entirely  independent of tho C. P. R.   But somehow, the arguments that the Times uses  when   it   is   shouting  for   the   Hope  Mountain route to the Coast is not a  good argument when, discussing cheap  freight rates  between Greenwood  and  eastern points.   In its issue of Saturday  last the Times says:   "The construction  ���' of the Columbia & Western railway  " showed   great  pluck   and   enterprise,  " but we in the Boundary district- pay  "the   piper.  .The  rate'today   on   less  " than- carload lots is almost as high as  " in the old wagon freighting days. Rail-  " ways, if they are to give cheap rates,  "must follow: the-natural conformation  " of the country.    If we are going to  "refuse railways to follow the natural  " highways and allow the C. P. R. to  " charge for climbing over steep moun-  "tain ranges  we are taking the best  " means to drive off the capital we have  " been seeking in all financial centers  "of the globe."   The Times is not consistent.    If  the  Columbia  &  Western  does not haul freight over the mountains between the' Columbia river and  the   Boundary   country   at   reasonable  rates, what leads the Times to expect  that the V. V. & E. will haul freight  over the Hope mountains at reasonable  rates ?  �� NEW AUTUMN GOODS OPENING EVERY DAY ��  fix  _'; Call and see ow Fall Mantles and Ladies' Ready-to-wear Felt Hats.  ny Ladies' Furs, Ladies' Flanelette and Plaid Shirt Waists.  to  First lot of  >.\ WOOL MATTRESSES AND EIDERDOWN QUILTS  to' ���     ���   ��� "4 *  9\  9\  to  NEW GOODS ARRIVING DAILY $1  BARGAINS IN  VALISES  TRUNKS  AND  TRAVELING BAGS.  Irvine  36  Baker  Street  xnrzzzzzzzzzizzzzz.zzxixzzzzTuzziz:  LADIES' KID GLOVES  50 CENTS PER PAIR  SEE OUR WASH  KID GLOVES.  to  9\  9\  9\  ���ft-3^-;'f��"-<&Z'':tm. '-Si^'S'^1'<^*''m''^m'''i��i'^���'SLt-*&���** ��*r \_\4 i*��8>-*5;������V-^^rS^S^-^^S^^���-wS'^'-S'^  ^^^''^.-^���^-^^������.**���^-���>���rk-,���^������,^������^..���^. ��� ^ ���'���h..-..*������� ������SET" ���*��.��������?'- -*r��, ��� \wf '00*00- 00*00*00- 00- 00-^-000- 00-00-00-00  ^5B_.  '00'  ~>?P'  one of the first to prospect the Ten-  mile and Springer creek sections of the  Slocan. The first sale he made that  amounted to much was the Enterprise  mine on Ten-mile, from which he and  his partners.realized ?25,000. This made  him a "capitalist," and he has been on  Easy street ever since. Yesterday he  was paid something over $35,000 in  cash for interests iii- the Speculator  group of claims on Springer creek. A  few prospectors draw prizes, and Mr.  Kirkwood is one of the few.  . Fifty-three but of the ninety-two Dominion constituencies in Ontario show a  decrease in population, ranging from 7  in North Ontario to 4452 in West Bruce.  RALPH CLARK, I. G. NELSON,  Undertaker, Night Call 238. Manager  AUCTION SALE  OF T0WJ4 LOTS IN KITCHENER.   JJELP^ WANTED.  WANTED ��� TjABORERS. TIB CUT-  lers, railroad men for Lardo. Dishwasher.  Iselson   '���"mpluyment Atfuncy.    Phone '27S.  WANTED;���FIRST CLASS COOK FOR  out of town; women for housework; nurse  girl; men for railroad work. Western Can-  adi.-iii Employ ment Ollice. I'hone '270. 1-1. A  Prosser.  WANTED.  WANTED -  centrators in  nnlile Ss Dewar  THREE     WIFLEY     CON  good   condition.   Apply  An-  BARBERS' UNION, NO. 1%, OF THE  International Journeymen Barbers' Union  of America, meets lirst and third Mondays  of each month in Miners' Union Hall at  8:30 sharp. Visiting- members invited. R.  McMahoir. president; J. H. Matheson, secretary-treasurer; J. C. Gardner, recording  secretary.  "The Times does not object to taxing  " mines, but it does object to unfair  "taxation. If the Boundary district is  "to be the great mining district we  '* hope and believe it will he, less than  " ?5 ore will he treated at a profit, a  " profit possibly of 25 cents a ton. Why  "should the owner be called upon to  " pay a 2 per cent tax on ? t out of ?5,  "nearly all of which is wages? Thr  " province by its plan of taxation places  " a premium on the payment of low  " wages in the mines. The higher the  " rate of wages the higher the rate of  " taxation on the net proceeds of the  " mine." The words quoted above are  from the Greenwood Times. If the  Boundary ore is worth only ?5 a ton,  the 2 per cent tax i3 not paid on ?4, as  ^^The^VictoTiarTimes-saTs^there is-a  conspiracy, an that the conspirators are  trying to remove its particular friends  Wilmer  C.   Wells  and  James  Douglas  Prentice from the official positions they  now occupy.    The truth of the matter  is, there is no conspiracy except in the  Times ofllce, where senator Templeman,  who is the Grit head push in British  Columbia, is making plans, and having  them   photographed,    to   capture   the  Dunsmuir   government   for  the   party  that is behind him.   It would please the  Times to see these plans carried.out,  but the people do not care to see either  Joseph Martin or Wilmer C. Wells premier of British Columbia.    Joseph has  had a trial and messed the job.   Wilmer  will never get a trial, for he has bungled the job he has got worse than it  was ever bungled by any of his predecessors, and that is saying a good deal.  Notwithstanding the  assertion of the  Times, that "Wells is the one efficient  " administrator in charge of a depart-  " ment,, the only cabinet minister wit  "whose department work no fault can  "be found," the people of Kootenay, at  least, know that the department of lands  and  works  is  badly mismanaged,  not  only in respect to public works, but in  respect to crown lands.    Thousands of  dollars have  been wasted in building  roads,  and  no  one who has  dealings  with the land department can get satisfactory answers.   No one seems to be  responsible  for  the   waste   of   public  funds, and no one seems to know when  a crown grant will issue for lands. Were  the commissioner of lands and works  what the Times tries to make him appear, these charges could not be made.  The Times simply upholds Mr.  Wells  because Mr. Wells is a Grit, and for no  other reason.  "Boh" Kirkwood of the Slocan is one  of the lucky prospectors. lie has lived  in this district for ten years, and was  Famous in Several Ways.  Invader's victory at Chicago was famous  in  several 'ways.    She  was  the  pick of two boats.   .She defeated the  best craft of eight new boats.    She is  a fin keel craft, and beat a centerboard  boat in a  centerboard  boat's weather,  but was in her turn beaten under conditions usually reckoned as in favor of  a keel boat.- There was one unique feature about the Chicago races, and that  was, the attitude of the" scrutineers on  board  each  boat.    Usually scrutineers  sailing as they do on rival craft hunt  up the softest berth on hoard the craft  they are assigned to, and busy themselves keeping out of the way of the  working members of the crew.    They  try to make themselves as inconspicuous' as possible.    But not so  at Cb  . cago.    Both  George Ernest Macrae of  the  Royal   Canadian  Yacht  Club,   the  Canadian representative on  board  the  Cadillac, and measurer Cothroll of the  Chicago Yacht Club, who saied the Invader, are experts in the game.   It galled  them both to have tp remain passive  when so much depended on the efforts  'of the crews of both boats, so after the  ^first,rac.eJhey=shooluhands^on=an=agree-=  ment to turn in and help to the best of  their ability to .work the craft on which  they were sailing.   The skippers of the  rival craft were willing to accept the  services of an extra pair of hands, an  during the last three races Mr:' Cothroll  and' Mr. Macrae did their prettiest to  make the boats they were sailing on  win.   It shows the spirit of the contest  when such things are possible.    In almost every other sport an officer in the  position   occupied   by   the   scrutineers  would  have  not only refused  to  help  defeat his' own club,  but would  have  openly gloated  at the  discomfiture  of  the rival. . .  Prefers the Sea.  A few days ago the Vancouver papers  announced that .Tanies Adarason, chief  engineer of tlie Empress of Japan, had  been appointed to the position of master mechanic of the C. P.' R. at Vancouver, in the place of Lacey R. Johnson, promoted to Montreal. It is understood now, however, that Mr. Adam-  son has advised the mechanical department at Montreal that his preference  would be to remain in the steamship service, and he will therefore not accept  the proffered position. It is not improbable that the position of master-  mechanic will now be offered to Mr.  Richardson, chief engineer of the Empress of China.          Is sold everywhere. Ironbrew.  The new cooling drink, Ironbrew.  H"JTIOE TO DELDTQUEirr OO-OWtfEE.  To Herbert Cuthbert or to any person or  persons lo whom he may have transferred his interest in the Blend mineral  claim, situate on tlie west fork of Rover  creek, in the Nelson mining division of  West Kootenay district, and recorded in  the recorder's ofiice for the Nelson mining  division.  You and each of you are hereby notified  that we have expended four hundred and  eleven dollars in labor and improvements  upon the above mentioned mineral claim  In order to loid said mineral claim under  thp provisions of the Mineral Act, and if  .within ninety days ot u,e date of this  notice you fail or refuse to contribute your  portion of such expenditures together with  all costs of advertising your interest in  said claims will become me property of the  subscribers, under section 4 ot an act entitled "An Act to Amend the Mineral Act,  1900."  FRANK   FLETCHER,  J.   J.   MALONE,  H.   G.   NEELANDS.  E.  T. H.  SIMPKINS.  Dated at Nelson this 3rd day of June, 1901.  Furniture Dealers  Fuqeral Directors  and Embalmers  Worth  Oak   Center   Tables $3 50  Oak  Center  Tables  COO  Oak   Center   Tables  5 00  Oal>-    Leather    Seat    Fancy  Rocker     4 50  E'm   Folding   Tai le  5 00  Elm   Folding   Table .'  6 00'  Cane Veranda Chairs  6 00  Cane  Veranda Rockers..  6 50  For  $2 75  4 50  3 75  5 75  3 75  4 25  4 50  4 7b  The government agent at Nelson, per Instructions from the department of land's  and works at Victoria, lias authorized the-  undersigned lo offer the following lots in.  the government portion of tlie townsite  of Kitchener for salo at public auction at  "Walker's Hotel, Kitchener, at 2 o'clock in.  the L:.*'.ernoon, on V o  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7-th, 1901  Lots 1 to 20 in block 4.  Lots 1 to 20 in block 5.        . j  Lots I to 21 in block 22. *'  Lots I to 10 in block 25. J  TO    SIAKI-**    ROOM    Fi>K    OUIt    FALL.  STOCK OF CARPETS  AND" RUGS  WILL   GO   AT   COST.  TO   CLEAR���BAB Y   CARRIAGES   AND  GO CARTS  AT LT'.'dS ..THaN  CC'ST.  A COMPLETE LINE OF  Ifrcmt Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  looal and coast.  Flooring  looal and corf*-.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressea Lumber  of all hlndF.  IF WHAT TOU WANT IS NOT IN STOCK.  WB WIIX MjVKB it FOB YOU  CALL AND QB.T PRICKS.  J. A. Sayward  HAIL AND tAlXE RTRJCRTfl, NKLHON  500 MM WA1EB  On the construction of the Arrowhead dfe  Kootenay railway in the Lardo, district.  Kitchener Is a town on tho Crow's Nest  Pass branch of the Canadian Pacific rait-  way, and the nearest point lo the iron  mines recently sold for a large sum.  Plans and particulars may be obtained  at the office of John A. Turner, government agent, Nelson.  Upset price to be made known' on the  ground at the time of. sale.   G. A. WATERMAN & GO.  AUCTIONEERS  NOTIGE T0OGNTEAOTOBS  NORWAY MOUNTAIN WACOM ROAD  HIGHEST WAGES PAID  In order to secure men without deTay  ordinary labor will be paid ?2.25 per ��kii-r  and axemen $2.50 per day.  GOOD STATION WORK  CAN BE SECURED.  For   further   particulars   apply   to  Nelson Employment Agencies or to  tbe I  CARLSON & P0RJEB  CONTRACTORS,  Sealed tenders, superscribed "tender for  Norway Mountain wagon rond, will be received by the undersigned up to and including Tuesday the 2ith instant, l'or the  construction of a wagon road from Norway mountain to the Columbia & 'Western  railway.  Plans and specifications arrd form of contract may be seen on or after the 19th instant, at the office of John Kirkup. Esq.,  government agent, Rossland; the olllce of  government agent, Nelson; the mining recorder's office. Grand Forks; and nt the  office of the agent of the Cascade Town-  site Company at Cascade.  Each tender must be accompanied by an  accepted bank check or certilicate of deposit, made payable to the undersigned,  for tho sum of seven hundred dollars ($700),  as security for tho fulfillment of the contract, which shall be forfeited if the party  tendering decline to enter into contrat  when called upon to do so, or if lie fail to  complete the work contracted for. The  checks of unsuccessful tenderers will be returned to them upon the execution of the  contract.  Tenders will not be considered unless  made out on the forms supplied and signed  with the actual signature of the tenderers.  The lowest or any tender not necessarily  accepted.  J. KIRKUP, Government Agent.  Dated at Rossland, B. C, August 17th 1901.  HENRY'S NUHSEBIES  APIARY AND GREENHOUSES  Greenhouse and Bedding out Plants.  Lowest   Prices.  BEE SUPPLIES. SEEDS, FERTILIZBES  Agricultural   implements,   fruit   baskets  and   crates,   fruit  and  ornamental   trees,  bulbs for fall planting.  NOTICE OF ASSiaNMENT.  Pursuant to  the  "Creditor's Trust Deeds  -      Act"  and amending acts.  NuLi'oo Jd. irereuy given tnat Henry Ferguson jvioijeiui, heretofore currying on business at the city of Nelson, in the provinco  of Uritish Columbia, as a druggist, has by  deed ot assignment, made in pursuance of  the "Creditor's "Trust--Deeds Act," and  amending acts, and bearing dale the (Itli  nay of August, 1901, assigned all his real  and personal property to David Morris, of  tire said, city of Nelson, gentleman, in  trust for the purpose of paying and satisfying ratably or proportionately and without preference or priority, the creditors of  the said Henry Ferguson McLean their just  debts. -.;.    -  The said deed was executed by tlie said  I-lenry Ferguson McLean on tlie (ith day of  August, 19ut and afterwards by the said  David Morris on the'6th day of August,  lUul, and the said David Morris has undertaken the said trusts created by the said  deed.  ::  All persons having claims against tho  said Henry Ferguson McLean are required  to. forward particulars of the same, duly  verified, together with particulars' of all  securities, if any, :held by them therefor, to  the said trustee David Morris, on or bofore  ihe 10th day of September, 1901. All persons  inde'oted lo the said Henry Ferguson McLean are required lo pay the amounts due -  by them to the said trustee forthwith. After  the said lUth da.w.of September, 1901, the  trustee will proceed to distribute the assets  of the said estate among the parties entitled thereto, having regard only to the  ciaimSiOf which he shall then have notice.  Notice is also given that a meeting of the  creditors of the said Henry Ferguson McLean will be held at the office of .li. M.  Macdonald, Baker street, "Nelson, on"-Tuesday the 2uiii'day of August, 1901, at the  hour of 4 o'clock in the afternoon.  DAVID MORRIS, Trustee.  R. M. MACDONALD, Solicitor for the  Trustee.  Dated at Nelson this 7th day of August,  J901.  NOTICE,  In the supremo court of British Columbia.���  Between" the   Duncan   Mines,   Limited,  plaintiil's,  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,  scaled   tenders   for   the   purchase   of  lots  numbered _o5Q,:'2obl,  ��>'���),  i<;<:'.' u;u,  WM,.101,  102,  2550,  2557,  255S,  2559,  and  32G7,  group 1,  Kootenay  district,   British   Columbia,  and  known as t_lio_l'Grajiite,l "Red RoeltVFrac-  -tio'riT"~"\Vhlt'(*r JSwiin,"   "Royal  Canadian","  "Colorado,"    "Roy    No.    2,"    "Poorman,"  "Hardscrabble,"       "White,"       "Myemcr,"  ���'Election"   mineral  claims  and   "millsite"  on  the ofiieial plan or survey of the said  Kootenay. district   respectively;   and   also  a water right dated loth  September, 1S97,  of sixty inches of water from Sandy creek,  West Kootenay district, British Columbia;  and  also  a  water  right  dated  25th  June,  1S39, re-rocorded up to the 21st day of November, 1S92, of two hundred and fifty inches   of   water   from   Lagle   creek,   West  Kootenay  district,   aforesaid;   and   also   a  water  right  dated   the Kith  of July,  1S95,  of. two hundred and  fifty inches of water  from Sarrdy creek aforesaid, being the property of the above namjjd judgment debtors, will bo received by mc at my olllco at  the court, house, Nelson, British Columbia,  up to and until the Slst day of August, 1901,  at 12 o'clock noon, to satisfy the Judgment  obtained In thin action by the above named  plaintiffs, judgment crcuitors, against tho  above  named   defendants,  judgment  debtors, on the 20th day of April, 1901, for tho  sum of $iao,!)99.1S, together* with the interest  thereon from tho said 20th day of April,  1901,  at 5  per  cent por annum;   and  also  together  with   tho  costs  of  sale,   and  all  other   costs   incidental   thereto,   incurred  subsequent to said date.  Any salo made in pursuance of the abovo  notice will be subject to a prior charge in  favor of the Bank oir Montreal for !J]0,-  01S.S1 and interest thereon at the rate of 5  per cent per annum from the said 20th day  of April, 1901.  B. T. H. SIMPKINS, District Registrar.  Dated at Nelson, B. C, this lGth day of  August, 1901.  Catalogues Free.  3009 Westminster lioad.  Vancouver  LIQTJOE LIOEUSE TBANSEEB.  NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR  TxlANSFJiiR OF KETA1L LIQUOR LICENSE.���Notice Is hereby given that w*  intend to apply at the next sitting of ths  board of license commissioners for the  City of Nelson for the transfer of the retail liquor license now held by us for. tha  premises known as the ''Ollice'' saloon,  situate on lot 7 in block 9, sub-division of  lot 95, Ward street, in the said City of  Nelson, to William Robertson Thomson  and Charles C. Clark ol the said city.  JAMES   NEELANDS,  S.   E.   EMERSON.  Witness: CHAS. R. McDONALD.  Dated at Nelson, B. C, this 2nd day of  August, 1901.  TIMBEE LEASE NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that in thirty  days wo 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 anu one eighth east  from Kootenay lake, commencing at a post  marked northwest corner, running east  120 chains, thence north 10 chains,, thence  east 120 chains, thence south 40 chains,  therce west 120 chains, .thence south 10  chains, thence west 120 chains, thence north  40 chains to place of commencement.  NELSCN SAW Ss PLANING MILLS, Ltd.,  Nelson, B. C, August lGtli. J30L THE NELSON TEIjSUNB,  WEDNESDAY MORNING,  AUGUST  21, -1901  )ANK OP M0NTBEA1  koAPITAL. all paid nP"512.000.000-00  [cfliqin             7tOOO.OOO.OO  fuNDIVIDBD PROMTS       427.180.80  Lrd Strathoona and Mount Royal ...Presidont  In. George A. Drummond Vica-Proeldont  {a. Clo" iton .... .JJ_ll::1L:::: .Goneral Manager  NKLSON BRANCH  Corner Bakor and Kootonay Streeta.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  ���Branches ln London (England) Nkw YORK,  Iioaqo, and all tho principal oities In Canada.  ��uy and sell Starting Exohango and Cable  rrlrlHlG I*S  liranb  Commercial  and   Travelers'  Credits.  Jallablo In any part of tho world,  jrafta Issued. Collections Made, KM.  [avings Bank Branch  CTTRRKNT BATK OF INTEREST PAID.  IR SYSTEM OF HANKING  Does Not Suit R. A. Brown.  li. A. Brown of Grand Forks, owner  Jthe great Volcanic mine, the Wolvei*-  ���miiie, the,Volcanic City townsite,  largely interested in the Sunset'  Ining Company, and other mining cn-  Iprises, writes The   Tribune   as foi-'  fs: .--,��'���'  ���After mature and earnest reflection  {aye come to the conclusion that the  liar question with its thousand issues  beting long-sul'i'ering humanity    will  ter be solved until the modern sys-  fi of banking has been abolished.   In  j, stead   I   would   substitute   a   plan,  Kch if novel could not fail to bring  \ut far-reaching results.    My propo-  |on, in simple language, is that gov-  Iments, through their legislatures or  Iliaments, should abolish all charter-  Fand  private  banks  and reserve to  laiselves  the _ exclusive  monopoly  of  jing money.   Then, and'not till then,  [ labor,.crushed under the iron heel  the  capitalistic class,  gain equality  opportunity and a just share of the  (duct of labor.  political   economy   is    encountered  li a legacy of superstitions and ou-  Ite ideas that have drifted down the  jturies.    It is a sad commentary on  fmonied power and the inherent con-  I'atisin of human nature that so lit-  Jprogress has been made in the ap-  lation  of  principles  having all  tne  le of natural law, compared with the  lances in other exact sciences.   The  fid moves.   At the dawn of the tweu-  Ri century, in these momentous days  liscussion of great national reforms,  Cling can stay the onward march of  kh."   Special privileges, whether en-  id  by  banks or other corporations,  ft be ruthlessly swept nway.    They  Te no justification for their existence,  if mankind will advance must be  -gated to the junk yard of antiquated  pons  and   exploded  fallacies.  [ subscribe .heartily to the tenets o��  (iatist;  their general adoption will,  _ny humble opinion, bVing about eco-  Fnic conditions which will revolution-  T mankind.  Jwith the fiatist money is a ccrtifl-  le of indebtedness issued by the genii government (by all the people) rc-  Jvable by all the people for the can-  Illation    of  debts.    Not    unlike    the  fearing house certificates issued by the  v Jssociateil ��� banks of New York ter and  '^x. themselves in cancellation ot their  lots  between    themselves    during    a  tmer panic.   As between those banks  ch  certificates were money good as  III farmer A takes ��100    worth    of  bat to the government post and ic-  Jres ?100 in legal tenders in settle-  ���nt- for the wheat, such legal tenders  Itify.-that A parted to the government  Io of value, and which debt they can,  I    So also if B takes flOO. in silver  lion to  the    government    mint lor  Kch the government returns him ?10U  legal tenders, then such legal tenders  lify that B parted with ?100 in value  lhe government,^whlcl^debtwas^can^  |el=witir~sucir^l6gaf tenders.    The  list proceeds upon the fact that na-  \al tenders are such as the people  tuasse have agreed shall be. the m-  fments for the cancellation^ of any  It.    But if C performs  ?100 in serfs to the government, for which tht  hrnment hands  him  ?100 in  papei  ley, which it redeems in gold, then  Idebt has not been cancelled until C  Lves ?100 in gold.   Hence the papei  Bey  is not a full legal tender ,.but  ra certificate of indebtedness calling  3100 in gold.   The great battle thai  fbeen waged for the pasf hundred  3 between the fiatist and the money  has been because    of the    fiatist  ling to maintain and uphold the Ic-  Itender law to the end that all na-  Iil currency should be an equal and  ���legal tender for the cancellation oi  |s without any discrimination as to  f currency or any debts, while the  j-y lord has fought more desperately  lhe destruction of legal tenders or  ���curtailment by discriminating leg-  Ion.   By such legislation they have  I the money market cornered more  Iletely than young Phillips recently  Ired corn.  he fiatist does not believe that full  J tender paper money can become  lerously plentiful and    cheap'    so  |as the general government issues  [ pays it out in discharge of its  or for value received, dollar for'  Fiatists do not believe that full  [tender  government  issued  paper  Jicy can become any more cheap  Ipostage stamps issued by the gov-  lint.  le world through its greatest eco-  | writers is being educated to the  Jthat all money is fiat. Legal ten-  (urrency can no more have two  t than a horse can have a value as  Itter   another   value   as  a   draft  less an authority than the im-  li   John   Stuart  Mill   has  this   to  Inspecting the regulation  of cur-  'The exclusive privilege,  there-  fjf issuing bank notcs.^if reserved  .government or to some one body,  [source  of great pecuniary gain.  this gain should be obtained for  J.tion at large is both practicable  I-sirable; and if the management  [mnk note currency ought to be  [*teiy   mechanical, so entirely   a  tot fixed   rule, there   seems   no  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  WITH WHICH IS AMALOjVMATED  THE BANK  OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICK:  TORONTO.  Paid-up Capital,       ...     $8000,000  lleserve Fund,       ....  -**2,0OO,000  ACCRECATE RESOURCES OVER $66,000,000.  Hon. Geo. A. Cox,  President.  Robt. Kilgdur,  Vice-President.  London Office, 60 Lombard Stretit. H. C.  New York  Office, 16   Exchange   Place.  aud iii Branches in Canada and tho  United States.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Interost allowed on deposits.   Presont rate  three percent.  GRANGE  V. HOLT,  Manager Nelson Branch.  reason why this mechanism should be  worked for the benefit of any private  issuer, rather than for the public treasury.' -...���'.  "The evils engendered by chartered  banks compared with their* utility is  overwhelming. Under the present sys-  ,tem bankers can manipulate and contract circulation at will, diverting money  from its proper channels and frequently when conditions are favorable diverting it into more profitable foreign markets. This wealth, too, after all, is  the product of labor, but labor has no  share in its own creation. It is high  time the common people ceased paying  exorbitant tributes in the way of interest compounded'at more than 12 per  cent per annum on loans to fill the  devouring maws of the insatiable banker;: nor do I expect the private banker,  the parasite of tlie financial world to.  '*The will of the people is sovereign  and to its. committee the government  could be safely entrusted the absolute  control, management and direction of  tlie currency. Let the government issue  ;money with its own guarantee. If Lhe  government jssued money at 1 per cent  per annum we would soon hear the last  of the money lords under the present  anarchic system. A scheme could be  easily worked out whereby through  the medium of postmasters :having access to assessment rolls and title deeds,  individuals could secure loans not to  exceed 50 per-cent of their possessions.  Money cannot be made too cheap. Then  would industry "blossom like the rose,"  and an end of the conflicts between  labor and capital be reached. , This is  no philosopher's dream. The thought  of today may be the reality of tomorrow. Tlie real enemies of civilization  are the money barons who out of their  ill-gotten gains build gilded mansions  of immeasurable wealth while the creators of all wealth live like slaves in  unpainted hovels. R. A. BkOAV.V.  A CONTRAST IN METHODS  IIPEBIAL Bttlj*  OIF    Gj&3Sr~A3Dj&.  SEAS  OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital  Rest  $2,600,000  $1,850,000  II. S. HOWLAND Presidont.  1��. It, WILKIE Gonoral Manager.  E. HAY Inspeotor.  SAVINC9   BANK   DEPARTMENT.  TUB   CORHKNT   RATR   OV   INfTBRKST  AILOWKD.  Two Kinds of Miners' Unions.  The current number of the Mining and  Scientific Press of San Francisco con--  '-.ains a very interesting leading article  entitled "Two Kinds of Miners'  Unions," in which the methods employed in New Zealand in the adjustment of  '.abor disputes in the mining districts  ire contrasted with the means adopted  in British Columbia, the difference being  shown to be manifestly unfavorable in  che case of the latter." Additional point  :s given to the .argument by the coinci-  .lence that in both countries the muckers  or shovelers��in so'me of the mines are  Jissatisficd with-the rate of wage paid.  :or this class of labor, and in both cases  ire endeavoring to secure a recognition  ���of their claims. The difference, how-:  -yer, is that while in New Zealand there  :s no cessation of work, and, therefore,  io industrial disturbance,'in British Columbia the dispute has resulted * in  throwing .several hundred men out of  amployment, of locking up several millions of capital, and of throwing the  vvhole machinery upon the regular oper-  ���ition,of_which^the^Pi--Osperity^of=an=im-^  ,*ortant commercial.center depends, out  jf gear. Now, the dispute in New Zea-  .and is practically identical with that  it Rossland. In each instance the n-uck-  jrs demand increased pay, which the  jmployers refuse on the ground that the  margin of profit is not sufficient to ad-  .nit of an increase in the scale of wages,  i'lie difference in the position of the  .:wo countries is this: .In New Zealand  .he labor union is a. union of all employers and all who labor. It is the  .state. It is responsible, if labor has an  ���Quitable right to reasonable wages aud  .naintenahce of employment, so, too, has  die employer an equitable right to the  jonditions which permit fair wages and  jontinuous work. Neither is permitted  io injure the other, and the real facts  jontrol findings, regardless of who may  je sustained in the special contention.  Jn the otherhand, while in British Co-  ruinbia the political power of the labor  union is paramount, the power is exercised by a self-elected faction of the  people, and represents what they con-  ���ider their personal policy, regardless of  che equities of those not of their labor.  union faction. The labor union is no  t union of all employers and all men  who labor. It is a union of a self-  elected portion of the men who labor,  it has as an organization no place in  law. It is wholly irresponsible, in New  ieaiancl no laborer stops working, pend  .ng a dertermination of the facte. BoV  parties meet equally before the law, and  are equally bound by its judgment. If  che laborer is given what he asks, he is  bound to accept it for a definite time.  There is no loss of productive energy  anywhere. There is only a more equitable distribution of its production. Every  man has a right to work and is insured  a. just wage for his labor. The employer  is not restricted in the use, enjoyment  ">r reproductive power of his capita'.  In British Columbia every laborer  stops working, not alone those who consider they have a grievance, but every  laborer in other branches of the same  trade, and laborers in other trades as  well, entirely independent of any direct  material interest in the differenc*. The  employers are stopped by force from  working. Neither party is before the  law. There are no judgments. If the  laborer is given what he asks, he is no'  bound to continue accepting it for any  period of time at all. There is the loss  of the prpductive energy of an entire  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker  Street.  J. M. LAY, Manager.  community, or it may be several communities, till the-difference is adjusted.  Every man does not have a right to  work. No man is insured just wages  for. his labor. The employer is restricted  in the use, enjoyment and reproductive  power ������-���of his   capital.  This briefly summarizes the article in  the journal to which I have referred,  and no one will deny that the comparison as made is fair and admirably  stated. One cannot, however, under the  circumstances, help being amused at tha  following paragraphs:  "Broadly speaking, the New Zealand  idea of labor union is constructive of  society; the British Columbia idea is"  destructive of society. The difference  starts with the difference between responsibility aiid; irresponsibility: The.  difference in the two countriesi to ('-.lumen aiid society, the state or the public,  as a result of the difference of method  employed'-. by workmen doing the same  kind of work, and making the same demand of their employers, is measured by  an enormous sum ,of productive energy.  . "New Zealand shows what responsible;  lawful labor union does for the laborer  and for society. British Columbia shows  what irresponsible; unlawful labor union  will do to degrade society." Tie details  of how New Zealand--'does.;it are nn  essential. The essential element is responsibility.". ;.: :X7:"- '-���'.'.  The writer of these paragraphs is the  editor of a San Francisco paper,.a"-1  will be observed that he speaks, of the  "BritislKColumbia idea" of settling labor difficulties as something quite unique  and .peculiar to this country. Having  just returned from a visit to San Francisco, I can authoritatively state that  the pernicious and disastrous ."British  Columbia idea" lias already been communicated to California, and .the system .there has become so popular that  every branch of trade, manufacturing  and commerce has, since it" was put  into practice in April last, become paralyzed. Doubtless it will afford the.editor of the Mining and Scientific Press  some satisfaction to learn that British  Columbia, having originated the strike  system, is now being fitly rebuked by  the compulsory suspension of operations  at tho Nanaimo . collieries, In consequence of the successful adoption of  this novel "idea" by the "workingmen of  San Francisco/'  A'Primitive Railroad;  The Japanese may claini the distinction of having the smallest and most  primitive railroad in actual .operation.  Running between the "pretty little seashore coast town of Atami and Yoshi-  hama, in the province of Izu, Japan,  there is a railroad-that is small enough  to be a child's plaything. It is seven  miles long; the cars are not more than  five feet high; the motive power is the  muscle of the Japanese coolies. If the  ���traveler wishes to see Japan as she  appeared before she began to adopt the  arts of civilization it is necessary for  him to leave the great cities and the  beaten routes of travel. The only ways'  of getting into the primitive places are  to walk or be carried in jinricksras. It  was in a tramp of this kind that J.  _g. T-nrl-an of the Pacific_Mail-Steamship,  company discovered the minature railroad.  Speaking of this railroad, Mr. Larken  writes: "Arriving at Atami late in the  clay, after a ten-mile tramp over the  Ten Province pass, our time being  rather limited, we decided to start sight  seeing early the following morning" by  visiting the 1500-year-old temple of Iz-  usan, three miles distant, Our host,  in flowing kimono, with repeated bows  and continuous smi'le, informed us that  Atami was quite a railroad center, and  that a train would convey us to tlie  temple in quick time. We accepted his  offer, though rather regretting after  two days of hard walking in search of  native customs, to again find ourselves  in tho tourists' beaten track. Happily  our impression was erroneous, and we  were much surprised the following  morning when we reached the miniature carhouse to see the car backed out.  The 'engineer' on the front platform  gave a long blast on a horn, and we  were off at a lively pace. ��� Griping-a  hand rail on either side of the rear  end of the car, two powerful little coolies were pushing and puffing at a great  rate. When under good headway or  going down grade the pushers would  jump on the rear platform to rest. The  engineer's duty on the front platform  was to apply the brake, blow a warning horn on rounding curves aud try  his level best to hang on. This miniature monopoly runs through tiers of  rice paddies and fine groves, skinting  the sea of Japan, some 450 feet above  its level. In America a trip of this  character, occupying five hours, the  services of a private car and three men,  would cost ten dollars. In Japan the  trip costs 21 cents, including tips for  the coolies' tea. The first class cars  open at the end, just as our coaches  do. The second class cars open on the  side, like the coaches in England. There  is no such thing as standing up in one  of these cars and the traveler gets  many bumps on his head before he arrives at his journey's end. It is perfectly safe for foreigners to travel  through the country where this railroad runs; a woman could travel  through it alone without fear of injury  or insult, unless she ran across foreigners."       A Wary General.  Kritzinger,    the    Boer    commander,  to  The more you have lo do -.villi .Tneob Dover, flro Jeweler. ..__..         ..............      .   .    ... _  specialty lrorrso liko his<5opcnclf* on lrarinc; lhe right things nt tiro right prices, nnd having them nil the Unit'. Tliis is whnt hos  won for ns n growing business s-ir.ee our beginning ten ynarsngo. Then our methrdg anrt our trciilmcnt'of customers speak  piairrlj'for tlvrrrsflvcsf's toon ns you irrvostifrnto, Jacob Dover, I -he .lewder, is equipped to 'help you mcelrr-U reqrrircirients  necessary. Miko ns your jVelMirr representative!- in watches, precious slonos. jowclry. etc., nnd lot tis 111] your mail orders. Tho  'responsibility is then with us to keep you supplied with the riglrt things at the right time nnd ac the right prices.  ��� ���   ���     .     . * ��� ..  OUR WATCHMAKING AND JEWELRY DEPARTMENT HAS NO EQUAL IN B.C.  -to  JACOB DOYER,  THE JEWELER  C..P.-R. WATCH INSPECTOR.  NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  Mail orders receive our prompt  and careful attention. Our prices  re always right.  -?00.<40S0 . 00 .00. 00. '020.-00. 00i 00. 000. 00. 00 . 00 .00, 00'0 . 0.  ��� S^* ��&*��� i^ Wit* ste' W" ��*����� S**' S**' SI*" ^^ g**" @s" s^ef-.s^sr  ���-s ^ -����� "'il "^�� ���**** '*���� -*-H  ' 0 ' 00 '00 * 00 * 00 ' 00 ��� 00 * 00  00-000-00 '00'  '00'00*00- 00   00*00*'  whose name has figured so prominently  in conection with the invasion of Cape  Colony, seems to be.a leader of exceptional ability not second even to the  celebrated Christian De Wet, says the  New York Sun.  Times without, number since he has  been in the colony he has been described as hotly -pursued, cornered or  crushed up against the' Orange river in  full flood, his capture being expected  every hour, but when; the columns surrounding him ' and his hard-pressed  forces-converged at the point where he  was expected to; be found it-was invariably discovered' that he had .passed  through some gap in .the British encir-  cling line and doubled hack on his  tracks or-gone off in some other direction. At one moment he will have more  than -1,0,00 men with him and a day or  two later,.'when- the British have concentrated, it-'wiir.be only to find that  they have broken up into small bands  and disappeared among the nlountains  where pursuit is useless.'One correspondent wrote at the end of March that  the chase* after Kritzinger continued unabated and twas-full of curious situations .No fewer than seven columns  were in hot pursuit of-liimj driving him  to the Orange river," which was unford-  able; but when they thought they had  him caught they discovered that he was  fifty miles in their rear threatening the  railway after having Droken up his  command into two sections. Then everything had to begin again! An officer  of the Intelligence Department who fell  into Kritzinger's hands gives an interesting account of his experience He  was on his way to notify the local force  in the Craddock-district of Kritzinger's  proximity, when he found the , dnft  where he proposed-to cross a river held  by the Boers. Endeavoring to swim the  stream at another point he lost his  horse and narrowly escaped drowning,  boing rescued by a passing Kaffir who  chanced that way." Later he recovered  his horse, which had landed lower  clown, and rode off to warn the locals  He had ridden barely ten minutes in the  direction he had to go when he "was  brought up short by two men sitting  on a bank. One called but "Good morning," and the two. advanced to make  him prisoner. One was the Boer commandant and the other, his riglr.-liand  man Krog.''.'They were watching a  large British force which was crossing  the  railway  line   in  the  far ..distance.  Finding there was no help for it, ho  submitted-with good grace and was  closely searched, but no papers were  found on him, he having previously destroyed those he had carried. :He was  deprived of his horse, saddle and field  glass, but his watch and money "weie  left with him... Kritzinger he d.es.cribcl  as Ir'fincTlooking man about five feet  ten inches iu height, broadly built and  speaking English perfectly. At the time  of their meeting the Boer commander  was attired in lavender colored trousers," with yellow tanned gaiters, a. well-  cut coat, starched white linen sliirt and  a brand-new tallyho hat with puggaree. He wore gloves and carried a  hunting crop. His men were well dressed and all their horses wero in splendid condition. It was believed that one  of tlie reasons of general De Wet's ic-  turn north of the Orange rivor so soon  after his last advance into Capo Colony  was his recognition of Kritzinger's ability to carry on tho operations without  his assistance.  Try It. Ironbrew.  .Thorpe & Co. bottle It. Ironbrew.  BAKER   STREET,    NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  Largo comfortable bedrooms and first-  class dining room. Sample rooms for commercial  men..  RATES ��2 PER DAY  Rljrs. E. G. Clarke, Prop,  Late of the Royal Hotel, Calgary  IVjadden House  Baker and Ward  Streets,   Nelson.  The only hotel in Nelson that has remained under one management since 1890.  The bed-roomr i**'* well furnished and  lighted by electrlcio-  The bar Is always sl.oei-on t>.v tho host  domestic and Imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS MAD15EN, Proprietor.  SLOGAN jy^lOTI0N7f0TFl  J. I-I. McMANUS, Manager.  MDIii   Jill  oozivcjP-A-iLNrY"  Bar stocked with best brands of wines,  liquors, and cigars. Beer on draught. Largo  comfortable rooms." First class table board.  OFFICE: BAKER STP.EET WEST, KELSOJJ, B C.  TELEPHONE PO, 219.    P. 0. BOX 688.  BUILDING STONE,  BRiGK AND LIPiflE   The Mansfield Manufacturing Company  have the above mentioned building materials  for sale at reasonable prices. Special quotations to builders and contractors for large  orders.  DERS BY MAIL PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO  - P  1  'NIP  003VE��5^^ISr"y  OFFICE:    BAKER STREET WEST, r-JELSCfJ, -B. C. TELEPHONE NO. 219.    P. 0. B0,X G88.  1  HOUSE  Ftp  321 TO 331 HAKEU STREET, NKLSON  AMEiyOA^AKDMHOPEAM MEALS 25 CENTS  Rooms Lighted by. Electricity and Heated oy St<*am 25 Cents to $1  Hrad Ofpicr at  NELSON, B. O.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Markets at   Nelson,   Rossland,   Trail,   Kaslo, Ymir,   Sandon,   Silverton, Net*  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson Gv-n.nd Forks. Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver. ���  Mai! Orders Promptly Forwarded  est Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALIj kinds of  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WIIOLKSAIjR AND IIKTAIIj  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  K. W. C BLOCK  WARD STREET  Ol'DKRS BY MAIL EKCEIVE PROMPT ATPKNTION.  E. C. TRAVES, Manager  R. B. REILEY  .  bUCr.'KSSOPv TO I-I.  D. ASHCROFT.  BLACKSMITH AND WOOD WORKER  EXPERT HORSESHOEIHC.  Special attention given to all kinds of  repairing- and custom work from outside  points. Heavy bolts made" to order on  short notice.  NOTICE.  CANCELLATION     OF     RESERVATION  KOOTENAY   DISTRICT.  Notice is hereby given that the reservation placed on that particular parcel of.  land, which may be described as commencing at tlw noi-iheasr. corner ot Township  (..->.���.' Jiifjirl A, Kootenay district, which is  alsr. tlio iiortiicust- oorner of blcck 122,  granted to the Nelson Ss Fort Shfeppard  Railway Company by crown grant dated  Sth March, IS95: thence due east IC miles;  thenco due south to the International boundary; thence due wost alorg srrid boundary  IG miles; thence north to tho place of commencement, notice whereof was published  in the British Columbia Gazette, and dated  7th May, 1SUC, is hereby rescinded.  W. S. GORK.  Deputy Commissioner of Lands & Works.  L.-inds and Works Department.  Victoria. 13. C, 23rd May, 1001.  SHEBIFFS SALF.'  Province of British Columbia, Nelson in  AVest Kootonay, to-wit:  By virtue of a writ of Fieri Facias issued  out of the supreme court of British Columbia at the suit of AVilliam J. H. Holmes,  plaintiff, and lo me directed against the  goods and chattels of the Imperial Mines,  Limited, non-personal liability, defendants,  1 have seized and taken in execution all-the  right title and interest, of the said defen.-  dant, the'- Imperial Mines, Limited, non-  personal . liability. In the' mineral ' claims  known as and called "Climax," "AVilliam  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 claims, and recorded in the oflice of the mining recorder  for the Goat Kiver mining division of tho  AVest Kootenay district, to recover the sum  of threo hundred and sixty-two dollars and  sixty cents (?'!G2.i;ci), amount of said writ of  Fieri Facias, and also interest on throe  hundred and fifty-nine dollars and sixty  cents (S359.G3), at five per centum per annum from the i'-llli day of July, 19i)l, until  payment; besides sheriff's poundage, otllcer'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 oflice "next  to the court house In the city of Nelson,  11.. C, on Thursday tire 29th day of jVugust,  A. I). 3901, at the hour ofll o'clock in tho  forenoon.  Note.���Intending purchasers will satisfy  themselves as to interest and title of tho  said defendants. ���  S. P. Tuck, Sheriff of South Kootenay.  J3a.tecLaUN.cd3Qn.jJ3^.G.-.J5th=AugustrH1301���  *���- *���--  .*_  ri  .- ���>'���  -v-**    ���*���*���  'r   ">  DISSOLUTION OP 00-PAETNEESHIP.  Notice Is hereby given that the co-partnership hitherto existing between the undersigned under the style of Starkey Ss  Company, wholesale commission merchants, has this day. been dissolved by the  retirement of George M. Phillips, who, h.i*-  transfevred to 1*. Starkey all his interest  in lire assets, book accounts and business.  j\ll persons Indebted to tire said partnership fire horeby requested to make payment  to I'\ Starkey, who has assumed nil the 11a-  lirllties of-the partnership arrd who will  .(.'urrtlrrue  the  business.  GKO.   M.   I'l ULL IPS.  FllF.D    STARKEV.  Witness: 11. BUSH.  Nelson, B. C, llth August, 1901.  DISSOLUTION OF 00-PAETNERSHIP.  NOTICE IS GIVEN THAT THE Copartnership hitherto existing between tho  undersigned by the style of Lee Ss Burnett,  as green grocers, Iras this day been dissolved by the retirement of Harry Bur-  iii.-ll, who has iraiislorroil to Jlei'uert F. l,eo  all his Interest ln the business, fissets,  good  will and book accounts.  .\11 persons indebted to the said partnership are hereby requested to make payment to the said Herbert 1-*. Lee, who has  assumed and will pay the liabilities of the  partnership, and who will continue tho  partnership  business.  HERBERT   F.   LEE,  JI.   BURNETT.  Witness: R. A.-CREECH.  Nelson, B. C July 15th, 1901.  OEETIFIOATE   OF   IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.���THE CHAMPION MINERAL  claim, situate In the Nelson mining division of AVest Kootenay district. AVhero  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. bl9,970, 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.  n-Ufd this 18th day of July. A. D. 1901.  OEETIFIOATE  OF  IMPROVEMENTS.  Tiger, Kitchener and Last Chance mineral claims, situate In the Nelson mining  division of West Kootenay district. AVhere  located: On Morning mountain on the oast  side of Sandy creek about one mile from  the Kootenay river. Take notice that I,  R. Smith, free miner's certilicate 55,7G2b,  acting as agent for A. Thorn, free miner's  certificate 55,G70b. Henry E. Hammond,  free miner's certificate 55,GG9b, and j*vn-  nandale V). Grieve, free miner's certificate  55,GGSb, intend sixty davs from the dato  hsreof to apply to the mining recorder  for a certificate of improvements, for the  purpose of obtaining a crown grant of the  above claim. And further take notieo that  action, under s'-ctliir. 37, must be commenced before tho issuance of such certificate of Improvements. R. SMITH.  Dated this 25th day of July, A. D. 190L....-,.,.  it  If  ���V  !   i  'li  ! ?|  ���'., 4 * I ,!3-"zm~r"  *v  .THIC  NELSON- .Tl-tlIU.IiVJU,   WEDNHKDAY   MOVING   AUdUST  -il, 1901  r.  V.  FLY TIME  The house fly though small, is troublesome, in order to  keep your temper better and make0 yourself more comfortable  these hot days, buy your fly papers, insects powders, &c,  &c, from  us.    We keep the kinds that kill.  W. F.  VIOTORIA   BLOOK  TEETZEL & CO.  NELSON,   B. O.  NEW ADVERTISEMENTS.  .1.  G.   Bunyan  ,t  Co.,  Nelson���Change of  advertisement.  C.   A.   Waterman   &   Co.,   Nelson���Mortgage sale.  S. P. Tuck. Nelson���Sheriffs sale.  James  Wilks,  Nel.son���Funeral  notice.  Fred    Irvine   &   Co.,    Nelson���Change   of  advertisement.  LAWRENCE   HARDWARE   CO.  Imuorters and Dealers In Shelf and Heavy Hardware.  1.1  Mil  ���I.  I'l  in 1  Vk-  L80N 0  NO    219   BAKBH   STKSBT,   KELSON.  BOOTS!       BOOTS!       BOOTS!  For a few days only we will hold a slaughtering  discount sale of boots snd shoes.  J. A. Gilker, Proprietor  �����-?.*" _  -*&.  w  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  IT PAYS TO CALL ON US  AYlrcrr ; ou want nii''tlr'nr*; in  PURNITURB  AVe are showing tho flnost and largest stuck of  11U tan goads over dii-pliiycd iirllrc Cliy.  J.  G. BUNYAN & CO.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ���??:  to  to  /|\,  to  ffi  to  to  to  LOCALS.  Is a tonic and food as well as a bi��vorasto  Iroiibritw.  Nflsr.n Hotel Par. On today. "Punch a  la  I'nsrnsic." *rry <ini\  PERSONALS.  A. C. Kliiitiinert'olt, superintendent of  the Granby smelter, was in Nelson yesterday on liis way from Victoria.  Rev. W. J. Clark, pastor of the First  Presbyterian church in London, was in  Nelson yesterday on lTis way home from  a trip to the Coast. Pastor Clark was  formerly a "print" in the office of tii'  Dun-las True Banner.  A. Jackson, resident engineer for the  .Great Northern in Spokane, was in Nelson yesterday on his way to Bast Kootenay to look over the lines which Jim  Hill is building in tliat portion of the  province.  AT THE HOTELS.  PHAIR���Frank P. Hogan, Spokane;  H. L. Johnston, Greenwood; A. Jackson,  Spokane; H. J. Wright, Hamilton; A. C.  Flummerfelt, Victoria; W. S. Galbraith  and wife, Lethbridge; J. R. Greenfield,  Vancouver;  E.  Mollardaire, Creston.  HUME���J. N. Henderson, Vancouver;  Robert C. Smith, Rochester; W, E, Boie,  Kaslo; Sanford B. Snider, Vancouver;  ID.  O'Mara, Ottawa.  QUEEN'S���F. J. Richmond, Burton;  I. Welch, Rossland; Robert Cuming,  Sandon.  TREMONT���Charles Wilson, . Liverpool.  MADDEN���J. O. Kendall, Ymir.       ��  PITyInD DISTRICT.  W. A. McLean leaves for Lafranee  creek today, where the government has  decided to put in a trail to the several  properties which are now being developed,  duct, is said to be amenable to some  sort of a crushing and further process  which will permit of its beins tie.  on the ground. The work. done upon  the property has shown the ledge to be  20 feet wide. The values are carried in  the quartz, which, in some places, is  six feet wide, and the average value  indicated from assays gives $50 to the  ton. Two tunnels have boen run in  upon the ledge. The upper one has  been carried in for a distance or :���  feet. In tliis tunnel the ore varies in  width from 10 inches to four feet, and  in the driving of the tunnel about threo  cars of shipping oro were taken out, one  of whicli \wis.,,shi plied'ra nil tire rest is on  the (lump. The second tunnel litis been  run iii about. UIO feet lower down the  hill. It. is in 200 reel and is in ore  all   the   way  t.o  the  face.  Upon what appears to be u parallel  vein a shaft has been sunk to a depth  of 30 feet, following down a chute of  ore, but work on this was discontinued,  owing to the presence of considerable  quantities of water. A second shaft  was also sunk over the upper" tunnel.  This was put down nearly 50 feet and  is in ore for the greater .portion of the  way, but the water forced the workmen out, and work upon it has been  suspended until an upraise can be safely  put in from the tunnel. All told th'**  Portland men have expended about  $100,000 on the development of the property. Two men are at present employed,  but the force is to be increased at once.  {""j  TELEPHONE 27  B~5rsns Sc co.  PAINTS, OILS /\ND CLASS.  GARDEN   TOOLS.  REFRIGERATORS  POULTRY  NETTING  Store, Corner Baker ard Josophino  RUBBER AND COTTON HOSE.  Sole   Agents   for    Giant   Ponder    Company    and    Truax   Automatic   Ore   Cars.  j^ricLsoisr  STORES   AT  KASLO  S-A-ISTIDOIsr  A meeting of the creditors of the estate of I-I. F. McLean was held yesterday in the office of R. M. Macdonald,  when J. N. Henderson was appointed an  inspector to assist David Morris, assignee, in winding up the affairs of the  estate.  In the case of Thurston vs. Weyl, a  suit over a commission on the sale of  an addition to the townsite of Rossland, the defendant, Thurston, was examined for discovery yesterday. The  amount involved in the suit is $5000.  James Findlay, who has charge of the  construction of the bridge which the  Dominion Bridge Company of Montreal  is putting over the Columbia at Robson, commenced the laying of the steel  yesterday. ; It is thought that this work  will occupy from two to three months;  and will furnish employment for 25 to  30 men. ,  Mining Records,  Four locations were recorded yesterday; Siggins, on the Big Horn mountain, between Hidden and Porcupine  creeks, by W. C-Higgins; Betsy, on the  north fork of Salmon, adjoining the  Flyer mineral claim, by Allie Wiswalcl;  Berth a, on the head of Barrett creek  and adjoining the Grey Mouse, by James  Westgate; Dolly V. Fractional, on the  east fork of the north fork of the Salmon, by L. R. Van de-Bogart.  One transfer was recorded in "which  James Hubbard ..and William A. Connell  transferred to John Grant of Nelson the  whole of the Minnie Badeth, situate between Five and Six-mile creeks, on the  West Arm of Kootenay lake.  Certificates of work were issued to  William J. Caldwell et al., on the Monarch;. Colin C. Brown, on the Peterborough; T. C. Collins, on the Wide West,  and Silas Johns, on the Cyclone.  MEETING OF THE COUNCIL  ���^a'-a'^'^'^'->'-Sia^'-^'^'^'--S'S'^'-5'S'^'-5'a'a'a''?'!��'a^  TELE��HONE 39.  P. O. BOX 527.  Nelson Saw & Planing Mills  LIMITED.  CHARLES HILLYER, President.  HARRY HOUSTON, Secretary.  W. P. Tierney, J. Poupore and W. C.  McLean left for Elko last evening/where  they will endeavor to get a slice of the  railway work which F. Ffollett has to  give out. If they decide to take the  work it will mean a great deal to the  merchants of Nelson, as they are ���=���  pronounced in.their determination to do  all the buying they can in this city.-'  Charles A. Waterman & Company will  offer for sale on Saturday, August 31st,  lot 23, block 7, addition A, together  with buildings and improvements. The  property has a frontage on Observatory  street and was formerly owned by the  late James Kelly. It will be sold r  auction to satisfy a mortgage. An announcement of the.sale appears in an-  _o'th.er_coliimn.    IfiVv-e just ieoeivrd 3,0'0,00O feet of log* fr om Idaho, and wo are prepared to cut tiro lnrgest bill*  of limbo1-of any-limirrisinna or lenKthB. Kstimates gi*. en at any tiruc. Tho largest stock of t*ar*li,  doors', and mouldings in Kootenay.  COAST LUMBER OF ALL KINDS ON HAND  OFFICK ANTD YARDS:   CORNER HAIjL AND FRONT STRKKTS.  &   ^���*-5*.*-=r-  m  l'tZ3.{2.CZ>..^s  His  %  :tiv,  %  MORRISON r CALDWELL  PROVISIONS :AND   PRODUCE.  OUR LEADERS���  Trie well-kr own Newdale Creamery Butter  In nil sift (1 package nnd l-pntind bricks  September Selected^ Ontario -Cheese  Choice Matured Canadian Stilton Cheese  Fresh Bogustown Ranch Eggs  Sole Agents for Regal Brand Tea, Coffee and Spices  Baker Street,  Nelson. B. C.  Morrison & Caldweil  *g  m  S:S  p^sf^-J f^-v ��^ %��* ��  id-  id  ���-:(#  IB1  T  j".^L.:e,  IN HALF GALLONS, QUARTS AND PINTS.  WE ALSO HAVE ALL KINDS OF FRUIT.  naston Block. Baker Sti pet.  ntf-pbonn lfll    P  O   Eox 170  JOHN A. IRVING & CO  BOOK BINDING  SPECIAL RULED BLANK BOOf^S  SPECIAL RULfD FORMS  AT THE BINDERY DEPARTENT OV  THE TRIBUNE ASSOCIATION, L!M��T��D,  BURNS BLOCK, NELSON.  C. F. Grundy, a piano salesman, was  up in the police court yesterday charged  with a breach of the city by-law in that  he was selling pianos, or endeavoring  to sell them, without flrst taking out a  license. When tHe case was first called  in the afternoon Grundy did not seem  to realize that he was in a court and  sat puffing a cigar until he was called  down by" the court. This roused him  and when he appeared again in the afternoon he took the precaution of having counsel in the person of W. A. Macdonald. The only material ��� evidence  taken was that of S. M. Brydges and in  the opinion of justices Fletcher and  Strachan, who took tlio csise, a conviction was made out. XV. A. Macdonald,  however, took exception to Mr. Strachan  sitting on the case in view of the fact  that it was a city case and ho was also  city clerk, and the further objection that  the charge was bad in that it was not  sufficiently specific. In viow of this and  the further fact that chief Jarvis said  that lie had further evidence which he  could produce, tlio* case was enlarged  until this morning.  A Slncnn Mininfi- T>:*.1  George Aylard  of  New Denver  and  Neil Gething of Slocan were in Nelson  yesterday closing up a deal on the Gold  Viking, New Phoenix, and Viking Fraction, situated two miles east of Slocan.  This  group  of  claims  has  been  under  bond since the first of November last  to Thomas S. Dunbar, who represents a  syndicate of Portland   men,  who  have  formed a development syndicate known  as the Viking Development Syndicate.  ���    The   life   of   the   bond   held   by   the  Portland   people   had  not  expired,   but  the property has developed so well and  has received so favorable a report from  W.   H.   Sandiford   of  the   Bosun  mine,  New  Denver,   that  the  holders   of   the  bond considered they were perfectly safe j  in   closing  the  matter   up,  which   was !  done   last  ovening  by  the  payment of I  ���$7500 in cash, and the allotment of 15 j  per cent of the stock in t.ho company I **���  be formed  to  develop  the property;   it  also  being  ono  of the  conditions  that  the   promoters   of   the   company   shall  place in tho treasury $50,000 for devel- i  opment. i  The Viking  is   a  gold  property  and  the ore, "while not a free milling pro-  Routine Business Transacted.  There was little outside of routine  business taken, up at the meeting of the.  city council last evening. The financial  issue presented by the auditor's report  was not discussed, the report being simply read and ordered filed with practically no debate." The only other matters  which afforded room fof discussion were  the three by-laws, but these were all  laid over. The cemetery by-law was  laid over because the copy of .tho by-law  desired from Winnipeg had not arrived;  the local improvement frontage tax by-  law.because the'members of the council  have..' not- yet -made up their minds  whether to make it a law'or-to .kill it,  and the tuberculosis by-law for; the  reason that the provincial regulations  embodied in it have not yet been adopted  by any other municipality and the.best  medical authorities still continue to differ as to whether tuberculosis is infectious or not. This presents briefly what  the council did not do. What it did attend to were simple routine matters.  A communication was received from  Dr. Arthur) .secretary of the board  of.  school trustees, inclosing the account of  architect Carrie for service in connection  with   the .. preparation   of    school  plans, the account being for one-half of  his fees, which, according to the good  habit   of   architects,   becomes   payable  when the contract for the building is  executed, namely, $244.25.   The trustees  are out of funds and the matter was  referred to the council with a view to  securing   payment.    After   much    dis-  =eussion,=iin=tlie-=couri>,j=of=whiclwthe^  mayor commented on the somewhat unusual feature of an alderman having a  contract for the erection of a buiding  in which the city was financially interested, the entire matter of the expenditure of the city's $5000 contribution toward the school building was referred to  alderman Hamilton as chairman of the  finance committee to consult with the  school board and the government agent  and decide upon some definite plans for  payment.    Alderman Hamilton will report to the council at its next meeting.  The matter of a necessary drain for the  school   building   was   referred   to   the  mayor and city engineer.  The report of the finance committee  recommending the payment of the current accounts and recommending that  the claim of the local telephone company for a remission of its telephone  license be not allowed, was received  and adopted.  The matter of a destitute family on  Water street, in whicli a woman has  been left with the care of a large family off her hands, was referred to the  mayor to look into.  The application of Emerson & Reisterer for sewer connection for their  new brewery was referred to the city  engineer to report. The desired connection will cost about $500.  The communication of W. JR. Bloom  and others for a sidewalk on the eastern end of Victoria street was referred  to the board of works.  to Greeinyood,' arriving there about 12  o'clock, but learning that the woman had  gone on->to cross the line at Midway  and had had more time than needed, he  did not go further. But Johnson had  blood in his eye. It is said he lo ���  money in the failure of a Spokane bank  in 1S93, and since then he would trust  no bank, and he proposed to make an  effort to recover the $1S00. He engaged  solicitor Whiteside "and swore out a  warrant, charging a woman named Clara  Wells with the theft and had her arT  rested.  "The case came up for hearing on  Tuesday evening before police judge  Williams, and as the defendant, by advice, of her solicitor, W. B. Cochrane,  would not plead, she was held over for  trial at the county court. She was  taken to Greenwood and placed in jail  till she could'furnish $2000 bonds. The  testimony and papers iri the case were  mislaid or lost on Tuesday night or  Wednesday morning, which has occasioned some trouble to those interested.  In the meantime, Alexander Bloomfield,  the livery man, who was hired by the  woman'who took French leave, returned, saying he had been as far as the  American Okanagan. The testimony and  papers in the case having disappeared,  the defendant was brought up a second  time on Thursday evening before judge  Williams, and the preliminaries gone  over once more. The woman Wells  pleaded not guilty, and Johnson swore  positively that she took' the money.  The defendant was held in.$2000 bonds  for the county court, which she furnished and was set at liberty.  "A meeting of tho board of police  commissioners was held on Wednesday  evening, and it was resolved to let out  chief of police McMillan, who has acted  in that capacity since last November.  On inquiring as to the reasons for the  dismissal, the Pioneer is informed by  the secretary of the board that the chief  was not considered satisfactory  board consists of mayor Rumbcrger, police judge Williams, and alderman  Punch."  The entire police force of New,York  seems to have been receiving tips in return for giving tips to the gamblers', v  ROSSUAND   EIVaiiNEBRIINQ   WORKS  cunliffe & McMillan  Founders,  Boilermakers  and Machinists.  cORE OARS, f-kr'ps. cage*, oro bin doors, chutes end ponoral wrought iron work,  the best on ttr��! rnarJ-et.   >"���-������'���----* ��   Onr ore cars nro    -���    VVritc rrs for references nrrrl full pnrticu ar.".  SECON13[HAND JIAC'IJINKRY FOR SALE.-One 5-foot Pel'on wntcrw heel, width COO fort, "8 tolO"  spinal riveted pipe. One 10x5x13 outside packed iiliniRer sinking pump, ltock di illr-.-stcuiiijr  tars, &c. &c. . r   "'-  AGENTS NORDHEY PUMPS. STOCK   CARRIED.  P.   O.   Box   198. THIRD   AVENUE,   ROSSLAND.  < BRANDY  jj  D13 LAAGE FILS & CO. XXX COGNjVC  posaCSots a clelioious bouquet.  DE LAAGJ3 FILS Ss CO. XXXX COG-  nac is mellowed by its groat nr-e and is  recommended to connoiseurs, and for medicinal purposes.  SCOTCH   WHISKIES.  Agency with  Frrll  Stock-*! at Victoria  for  Till'. DISTILLERS' COMPANY. LTD.,  Edinburgh, tire largest holders in the  world ot Scotch whiskies.  THE CALEDONIAN LIQUElt SCOTCH  Whiskey rs one of Iht-ir leafier*.. Try It.  E. P. EITHET & 00., Ltd.  Victoria,   li.   (J.  A. B. Gray, P. O. Box 521, Nelaon, B. C,  Kootenay  Repre -cntative.  j?'  <n  t-  ?��  *��>  (f  i>  m  !��>  m  1��  91  &********���***&**********&&  Thoy have been doing it for years; but  it is jlst as interesting as. ever to heave  peanuts into the elephant's; maw.  Does, not  contain  any  ents. Ironbrew/"..  harmful  ingredi-  SHEEIPP'S SALE.  Province of British. Columbia, Nelson,  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 Archibald A. McDonald, plaintiff...against, Wiliam :Murray  Botsford und John McQuillan, defendants,  and to mo directed-against the goods and  chattels of Archibald A. McDonald, the  above named plaintiff, I have seized and  taken rn execution all "the right, title and  interest of the said plaintiff, Archibald A.  McDonald, in the mineral claini known as  and called -'Cristine," situate on Cadv  creek and joining the "Cube" mineral  claim, located on the 30th dav of July, lS!)j,  and recorded on the 17th day of Julv. 1S98,  rn the oflico of the mining recorder for the  Slocan Mining Division of the West Kootenay District, to recover the sum of one  hundred and eighty-eight dollars and fifty-  one cents (.flSS.&ll and also interest on one  =liundi*ed=and=eigllty=foLir=rdollars=and==fiftv^  one cents JjSi.51* at live per centum per  annum from the 13th Clay of August, V.m.  until payment, besides Sheriff's poundage,  oflicers' fees and all other- legal incidental  expenses; all of which 1 shall expose for  sale or sullicient thereof to satisfy said  judgment, debt and costs at my office,  rif'.xi to tlie Court-Mouse In the Citv of  Nelson. 11. C, on Thursday, tho 29th dav  of August,-A. D. 3901, at the hour of 11  o clock in the forenoon.  Note���Intending purchasers will satisfv  Uiemselvos as to interest and title of saitl  plaintiff.  Datd at Nelson, B.--C, lath day of August, A.  D. 1901.  S.  P.  TUCIC,  Sheriff of South Kootonay.  M0KTGAGE SALE.  THE ATHABASCA  Mollie    Gibsons    and   Gin  Rickeys Today.  ROAST  l*Vi.B  WITH   GHEEM   PEA?   F0f$  LUf'Crl T- CAY.  '^tr-f ��- *******'!��* 2***2**** ^  FISHING TACKLE  \\"J'j  HAVE  TIT}-'   BEST   FLTES  AN'D  13KST  LEAI1KIIS  MADE.  THE  .���$&**.* *:*:*.*.*.*.**.* *.*.**.*.*:*���*.*::*��  m  11  nt  <<t  nt  nt  '(��  1��  nt  f��  ft  i*  <t\  it  Jj TOBACCO  9t  'it  ft  m  't-  ���n  ft P. O. Box G37.  (p.  II. H. PLAYFORD & CO.I  o��  i*  <n  9*  <p  Hi  \ti  t.  CIGAR 3  Hi  Hi  \U  f��  f��  fj  9t  m  MADDEN   BLOCK  KELSON.  AND  MERCHANTS.  Telephone 117.  ^���r-tc-sf*- **** -**���----? s e-s-r ******&**  mm B. CAMION  INSUKAtTF,  RtAL ESlA'lE  and MINING BKOKER  REPRESENTS  The  Best  Fire  and  Life  Insurance  Companies Doing Business in the City.  Money to loan at S per cent upon improved property. Interest payable semiannually.   Principal  payable  annually.  HOUSES  TO  RfeNT  CHEAP.  Minnows, silver and g-ild and Phantoms  Silk   Lines  Landing Nets  And a eplcndid line of all fishing renu'sitcs*.  R. GAiERON  A GI"NT. B \ KKR STRrKT.  $******���******&*.*$���******������.#  iMWAUfl DRUG & BOOK GO.  Iv   \V. i"i. lllorU.        Cornnr Wnrd nnrl T-ttrkorFh  Robbed of Eight-can Hundred Dollar-*-  The Phoenix Pioneer- of Saturday contains the following account of how a  miner was robbed fti Phoenix of $1800  and ho*.v the police-.and others stood in  with the thieves:  "It is a difficult thing to bcliev*. In*  there are men who will go around continually with lnrre sums of money in  their pockets all the time. Such a man  was Fred Johnson, a native of Sweden  and a miner, up to Monday night. Last  Monday Johnson wished to see all there  was to he seen, so he visited the lower  part of the city. Late that night he  declared he had been robbed of $1800  in bills���ten crisp $100 bills, a few  fifties, and some of lesser denominations.  This loss he reported to the police after  the woman who is implicated had had  three Lours' start to get across the boundary line.   Chief of police McMillan went  11rider nnd by virtue of tho powers contained in ir, certain mortgage, which will  be produced at the time of sale, there  will be offered for sale by public auction  (subject to reserved bids) on Saturday, the  .'{1st day of August, 1001, at the hour of U  o'clwlc in the forenoon, at tho premises to  be sold, by tho undersigned auctioneers,  the   following   property,   namely:  Lot No. �����',, Block 7. '-Addition A" to Nelson (siilidivisiriji of Lot ISO, Group 1, ICootonay District) together with the buildings  and Improvement!- thereon; the same heiirg  tho promises fronting on Observatory  street, formerly owned by the late James  Kelly.  Tho property is within 25 feet oftho tramway line on Kootenay street.  Terms���Tcwnty-flve per cent of the purchase money to be paid at the time of  tho sale, balance in twenty-one davs. If the  purchaser so desires. $500 will bo allowed  to   remain   on   mortgagfei'oii   the  nropertv.  For furthr particulars and. conditions bf  sale apply to the auctioneers'. :  "  C. A.  WATERMAN & CO., Auctioneers.  Rooms 14 and 15 K.  XV.  C.  Block.  POTEEAL .JTOTIOE.  KOOTENAY   ���-GGF-FEE-GQr  *���*���* **���* ���*���** *���*���* *.**. *.**.*.*.*. ***.  Coffee Roasters  D6alers ,n Tea and Coffeo  '*** **���*****���*���* *.*.*. &S.-&S.S.-S.: t-ffcfc  AVe are offering at, lowest prices the best  grades of Ceylon, India, China and JaDan  Ida?.  Our ncfl*-, .Mocha and .Tuva Coffeo, per  pound *} io  Mocha and Java Mond, 3 pounds  1 Ofl  Choice Hlend Cotl'ou, 1 ;iorrnd.-  1 00  Special Filund (?oll'oe, (�� pounds  l nil  Kio nii-.iid Coll'oo, ii porrnds  i 00  Special Blend Coylon Tea, pur pound 30  -  THESE  HOTJJAYS  QUENCH  YOUR jj  THIRST WITH 9  Anhcir.-rr-Il isch i  He. r, l'alist (Md 3  Willi1,!;.' l'e r CI- 11  g.iry fleiii-, flo*s- i  ti-rm* & Co. ll.iur-. f.  Gosnell J'eer, arm 3  Double Jers"y  Buttermilk.  rvlANHATTAN  SALOON  D'MiVo Jersey  Butter milk.  Hi  ill  tli  Hi  Hi  Hi  ill  Hi  Ht  Ht  *.  It  rn.  fv  9*  *>-  <��>  1*  f*.  91  1*  <��.2**~****iS**rl\c.S.z******��i.t#:  REAL  ESTATE AND  INSURANCE  AGENTS  All members of Nelson Miners" Union  No. !)(! and sojourning members of the  Western Federation of Miners, are requested to meet at Miners' Union Hall at  3 o'clock p. m. today, August 21st. 1001, to  attend the funeral of brother Curtis Brott,  who was accidentally killed in the Silver  King mine on Monday evening, 19th inst.   .TAMES   WffjKS.   Secretary.  WEST TRANSFER CO.  N. T. MACLEOD, Manager.  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY GOFFEE CO.  Telephone 177.  P. 0. Box 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON.  i iHMnrf.wrtrKmFrssma  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Desirable Business and Residence Lots  In (Bogustown) Fail-view Addition.  Ofllce  on  Baker  street,   west  of  Stanley  Street, Nelson.  UA  ,.&**'*���* *���*���*���*** *���*���*���*���*���*.**:*.*** e-a.  u> 1 fll  ARTHUR    QBE:  All Kinds of Teaming and Transfer  Work  Agents for Hard and Soft Coal. Imnorial Oil  Company. Washingion Brick, Limo & Manufacturing Company. General commercial agents  and hroke-s.  All coal arrd  wood strictly cash on delivery.  telephone u7.   Office 184 Balder St.  R. REISTERER & CO.  BBEWER8 AND BOTILBRB OV  FINE LAGER BEEF?, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and regular delivery to the trade  13REWF.RY  AT   NELSON  EAST KOOTENAY'S FIRST  "ANNUAL MINE&AL, ~  AGRICULTURAL AND  INDUSTRIAL EXHIBITION  THREE  Di\YS  OF   INSTRUCTION,   INTEREST AND  ENJOYMENT.  CRA.NBI-00K, D. C, SEPTEMBER. 25 to 27, 1901.  The best program ever seen in the country. See posters and --irculars for Inrtlter  particulars. Mineral exhibit, bucking contests, agricultural exhibit, horse races.  Specially low return railway rates from  all iroints.  A. XV. McVITTIB, Secretary.  MERCHANT T/VLOR  TiADirc-V T WI/iR  MAD 10 SUHVs.  TUKKR  STHK.K1" KAST.  ifc  '���*-�� *S:-3.-3:-33-33-sa:-33:-3 23333333 3i*'  W. P. TIERNEY  Telophono 2(35.  AGENT FOR GALT COAL  Offlee:   Two Doors West C. P. R. Qfflee.  A. R. BARROW, A.MO-.C.E,  ���,ji"  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner of Victoria and Kootenay Streets  P. O.  Box 5.19. TELEPI-IONK NO. 95.  R.  McMAHON. A.  E.  GjVRDINER.  BARBERSHOP.  Robert McMahon and A. E. Gardiner  have leased the barber shop in the base- ���  ment of the Madden block:, southeast corner of Baker and Ward streets, and wilt  bo pleased to have the patronage of their  friends. First-class baths in connection.


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