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 *���' -V  ���W^SZ7^Z70^^^rZM?M  WSM  fl  ESTABLISHED   1892  THURSDAY MORNING,  AUGUST  29,   1901  DAILY EDITION  GRAND FORKS & REPUBLIC  RAILWAY COMPANY   LETS   CONTRACT FOR BRIDGE TIMBERS.  A Boundary Mine Has Contracted to  Ship Ore to the Hall Mines  Smelter at Nelson.  GREENWOOD,   August   2S.���[Special  to  The Tribune.]���Lcquime & Powers,  owners of the Midway sawmill, who last  week arranged with the company that is  building   the   railway   between   Grand  Forks and Republic to, supply sawn timber, have purchased the sawmill put in  near Curlew, Washington, by the notorious  fake  company,   whicli  under the  management of one Tuttle of Minneapo-  . lis, fleeced so many shareholders, in Min-  .ncsota   and"   neighboring   states.   This  mill   is  situate  about  two   miles   from  Curlew, and  it will  be utilized  by the  ."* new owners to cut much of the lumber  required   for  the   bridges  and  culverts  between the international boundary line  and Republic.   The same firm is putting  in another  mill. on  the,. north fork of  Kettle  river,  above  the" Granby   Company's smelter dam near the location of  Spraggett's recently burned mill.   Each  mill will have a daily capacity of about  30,000 feet of lumber.   The total quantity  the mill owners have contracted to supply to the railway company is about, two  million- feet.    Lequime  &   Powers   are  the: pioneer sawmillers of .tlie-Boundary  ��� country, Powers having started a sawmill, in 1892 on.what was then Eholt's  .ranch, -afterwards ' platted  as" the town  of Midway.  The Montreal' &iBoston; Copper Company is sending 250 tons of copper-gold  ore from its Sunset mine, near Green-  , wood,.to the Hall Mines smelter at Nelson. The* first hundred- tons7 left the  mine' yesterday, and the second -lot of  a, like quantity .was put on the cars'today, and the balance or, the shipment  will be sent out tomorrow. "With the  exception of two cars sent out at different times for tost purposes, no ore  had previously been shipped from the  Sunset. -A- spur *to~ accommodate ten  cars is.being put .in at .the, mino, and  the company has'announced'its intention to erect ore bins and.othcrwise pre-'  pare for shipping regularly.' A-tunnel  run through a small inll on the Sunset  was for more than a hundred feet in ore,  which has --been"proved to continue', for  about 40 feet ��� deeper, than the tunnel  and a greater-distance above the tunnel  towards the top of the hill. The mine  Is equipped with a plant which:includes  two SO. horse-power horizontal return  tubular boilers, an SO horse-power  hoisting engine, half of a 20-drill duplex  air compressor, 10 machine drills, steam  pumps', and all the- necessary accessories. ''About74000 lineal. feet of work  * have been done in underground development on the Sunset and the adjoining  Crown Silver claim owned by the same  company; but not much ore had been  met with 'in the Sunset before that  opened up by the tunnel above-mentioned. ;  H. H. Morris, inspector of the Canadian Bank of Commerce, left by this  morning's train on his return to Vancouver, after having inspected the  branch'of the bank .here.  wliich it is alleged the Great Northern  is interested.  .. Captain C. C. Bennett of the Baden-  Powell South African constabulary  force, formerly of Vancouver, has been  captured by Dewet and is still held prisoner.   This news came in a letter today.  An order was made in the supreme  court tliis, morning for permission to^  the Victoria, Vancouver & Eastern Railway Company to expropriate land for a  railway .line between Cascade and Grand  Forks, "in the affidavits presented the  name of J. J. Hill is frequently mentioned, and the argument in support of.the  application was that the contract was  already let and the line would be built  immediately.  A taxpayer started an action this  morning in the supreme court to restrain the city-from expending $5000 for  the duke of York's reception. '  AN OLD-TIME MIKING GAMP  PLACER DIGGINGS IN EARLY DAYS  MADE IT FAMOUS.  Now Its Fame Rests Solely on a Mine  That Has Already Paid Half a .  Million in Dividends.  BIG DEAL IN REAL ESTATE  C, P. R.  GETS ONE THiRD OF THE  TROUT LAKE TOWNSITE.  Owners Expect tha Railway Company  to Greatly Enhance the Value of  Their Remaining Holdings.  Grand Forks and Columbia United.  GRAND FORKS, August 28.���[Special  to. The Tribune.]���Theby-iaw providing-  for the amalgamation  of Grand Forks*  and Columbia was earned today in both  cities,   the   total   majority   being   170.  The property owners also decided by a,  majority of nine votes that the name of  the future united cities will be "Miner,"  in honor of S. H. C. Miner, president of  the    Granby   Consolidated    Mining   &  ..' Smelting -Company.    The    polling    iu  Grand Forks on tlie amalgamation question and on the three names submitted  as a title for the new city resulted as  follows:    For .155, against 35.   Selection  of a new name:    Amalga 23, Empire 5S,  Miner 81.    Spoilt ballots 2S.    In Columbia    the    vote    stood:    For    amalgamation    50,    against    (J.    Selecting   of  new     name:     Amalga     27,     Empire  27, .Miner 10.   There is great jubilation  over the result, as it means harmony  and progress where antagonism and discord formerly prevailed.   All classes of  .citizens will now unite in building .up  a great mining, commercial, and smelting center in the Kettle River "valley.  The credit of effecting amalgamation is  greatly  due to  the personal- efforts  of  Tracy   W.    Holland,    manager   Grand  Forks & Republic railway, .CD. Rand,  formerly of Vancouver and Spokane, and  . W. C. Haywood.    Mr. Rand was a real  estate operator in Vancouver in its early  days and  attracted  millions. of capital  there for. investment. ��� Grand Forks and  Columbia  will' retain .their   respective  ���names until the amalgamation is given  ���effect to  by  an' act ".of  the  provincial  legislature.    Tonight there  was  a  parade, headed by a brass baud, and bon-  jires, etc. ���    ���   ���  .-. Vancouver News.  . VANCOUVER August 28.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���D. R. Wilkie, general  manager of the Imperial Bank, left this  afternoon for Victoria. He says his bank  will ship gold from Rat Portage and  other eastern mining centers to the Vancouver assay office.  Captain McKenzie returned tliis morning from New York and St. Paul, where  he is said to have made full arrangements for. the immediate beginning of  operations on the gulf ferry project, in  J. Lonsdale Doupe of the Canadian  Pacific lands . department completed a  deal yesterday with the owners of-the  Trout Lake townsite whereby in return for certain considerations; the railway company receives about one-third  of the lots j in the townsite remaining  unsold. The principal, owners of the  Trout Lake townsite are J.. Fred Hume  of-this, city, aiid John Abrahamson,and  Frank Wells .of Revelstoke. Each of  these owned one-quarter and the remainder was divided into several small  holdings. The owners of ��� the town-  site hope by securing* the interest of the railway company to very  greatly increase the value of their holdings and also shut out the possibility  of rival townsitcs. Iri; return for the lots  granted the railway company undertakes  to put a small.steamer on the lake and  operate it between Trout Lake and Selkirk, which for the'present will be the  .branch, line from Kootenay lake. This  .branch it is,hoped -will-be completed this  fall  when  all  the ore, from the'.-mines  ��� in tlie vicinity "of Ferguson will be.  shipped out via Trout Lake instead of  via Thompson's landing as at. present.  There is also some talk of construction  of.ii five mile branch of railway-to connect these properties, with Trout Lake,  audit is said that a start" may be made  on this work this fall. The townsite *of  Selkirk, the present terminus of the  Lardo branch has been renamed by the  railway company and will hereafter be  known as Twin. Falls. There are some  200 acres in this townsite which has.  been surveyed and cleared, and the lot"!  are now on the market, being handled,  through the land office of the company  in this city and by local agents at Twin  .Falls and Trout Lake.  A Clean Sweep Predicted.  ROSSLAND, August 28.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���The following cable was  received in Rossland this morning:  "LONDON,     August.     28. ���Director  -Rttegg~of~th"e Le" Roi, One of Whitaker  Wright's supporters, resigned ��� today.  Three new directors'will be elected after  the ;. extraordinary geueral meeting -of  shareholders tomorrow. A clean sweep  of,officials at both ends is anticipated."  Among the names mentioned as likely  to appear on the new board are sir  Henry Tyler of Grand Trunk railway  fame; Samuel Robinson the South African mining man, and Robert James  Fiecjieville, a London mining engineer  of note, and who, it is thought probable,  will likely come out to Rossland before  long in the interests of the Le Roi company: ���  The contract for the Norway Mountain wagon road has been let by the government to H. W. C. Jackson of Rossland at ?7000. About CO men will be  employed and the work will be commenced on Monday next.  Reducing Fever Mortality.  ��� WASHINGTON, August 28.���The war  department, through the division of insular affairs, has published a statement  indicating what has been done.by the  military authorities toward ridding the  island of Cuba of yellow fever. Pointing out that in 1899 the death rate from  yellow fever was 20 per cent.of all who  had the disease, the reports show that  now, after two years ot. American rule,  Santiago is as clean as any American  city and has had no yellow fever since  December 27th, 1S99. Its banishment  from- Santiago, its habitation for 400  years, was accomplished.by cleanliness  and energy intelligibly..'directed by the  miliary authorities, .and its absence has  been.no freak or accident. The general  sanitary condition of Havana is said to  be .excellent, the death rate for June  last comparing favorably with many  large cities, as, for instance, Mexico,  with 65.62 per cent, Vera Cruz 37.37, and  Rouen, France, in April last 28.43. The  Havana death rate was 23.28.  Sampson Sick       .  ���' MANCHESTER, New Hampshire, August 28.���Rear admiral Sampson is again  a sick man. According to a dispatch  from Burke Haven today, he is there  quite ill, although he is gaining strength.  He sees no visitors, however, and has  held no consultations on the Schley  court of inquiry. .  CAMP M'KINNEY, August 23.���[Special to The Tribune.]-���At the present  time the only working property in this  camp is the Cariboo mine. Up to October of last year the Cariboo-McKinney  ���Mining & Milling Company had paid  dividends to the amount of $487,087. Superintendent Keane recently estimated  that there was fully 75,000 tons of ore  in sight. It is anticipated that some  time during the fair the proposed plan  of increasing the milling capacity from  20 to 60 stamps will be taken up. With  this end in view development- has been  pushed appre6iably ahead of present  stoping ground. The main shaft is down  a depth" of 365 feet, but this is not the  total depth of the workings." In the  east drift on the fourth level a winze  has been ssunk over 200 feet and "a fifth  'level opened up. On the fifth level, at-a'  depth of 460 feet, the vein has been followed for 400 feet,'and shows an average  of four feet of a splendid grade of  quartz. On the fourth level the workings were in ore for 1380. feet from end  to end. In the west drift on the third  level,; beyond "/the .last break, the ore  was followed without a fault for 230  feet, all clean quartz. The mine and  mill employs an average of -60 men. .  This place has only had a name and  place on the map of British Columbia  since 1884, when the .Victoria vein on  Rock creek was discovered a short distance above the placer diggings of the  early days. It is,-nevertheless, one-of  the-oldest mining camps in the southern  portion of the province, that is, mining  camps of the lode mining era, and as  such has-a history peculiarly its own  and not the less interesting than unique.  It antedates in its mining operationsthe  .now much .more noted* metalliferous  fields of Rossland, Nelson, and the Slocan. Ainsworth camp, on Kootenay  lake, 'alone has claims, to priority in  the matter "of dates.- It'is true'that.in  the very early sixties, the feverish prospectors who had' cradled the -sands of  Boundary and Rock creeks marked its  auriferous ledges'; as they pushed their-  way, farther north to exploit the alluvial wealth "of golden Cariboo. But  quartz to the placer hunter of those days  simply suggested the source of the pay  dirt of, which they were in eager quest.  Lode mining had vnot developed into  the great science of today, and its possibilities were only vaguely impressed  on their minds. Even at this date it is  not probable that Camp McKinney  ���would have been developed," to any appreciable extent, or at all,-if its ledges  had not proven to be free, milling. -  It early attracted capital as 'a promising field, however, and from year' to  year, has slowly but surely came to be  talked of. It was among the first of the  producing camps and its various outputs  of yellow metal are to ue noted in postscripts to tabulated returns in the report of the minister of mines for several years prior to the time when pnv.  'vineial=mineralogist���earlyle^begari^is-  suing them.  Notwithstanding the prominence., it  has had for some time, Camp McKinney  still enjoys that quiet though pleasant  and romantic isolation which has been  characteristic of its history throughout.  Some day, and not very far away in the  future, the whistle of the "iron horse"  will reverberate through the forested  plateau in whjch the camp is situated,  and it will at last be evolved from the  stage coach era of existence to one of  active, restless energy and enterprise.  Then will Hughie Cameron, who has  kept the oldest hostelry in the country,  wake up with a start, rub his eyes, and,  as he sees the train at his door, ruefully ask the boys to have a drink to the  good old days and nights thence and  forevermore brought to an end. One  can even fancy old Hughie at the sight  of the steam monster brushing a tear  from his bronzed cheek and sighing for  the passing away of that phase of pioneer life, in which he has been associated since the sixties, and of which he  is a product and true representative.  The "Father of the Camp," for such is  Hughie Cameron known'as, set his-face  to the west in 1869, and by a rather circuitous route turned up in San Francisco in May of the following year, to  commence a life of toil and privation  that has been, in his old age, rewarded  by the fickle Godess of Fortune. Today  this turdy pioneer is known among the  prospector and miner as the most liberal  and generous-hearted fellow that ever  packed blankets. To look at him one  does not note that the hand of time has  played heavily; he is hale and hearty  as though a generation of sufferings and  vicissitudes in the west failed to leave  an impression. At least he never refers  to the past, for, though fortune has  favored him now, he was not unfamiliar  with the pangs of poverty. Hughie, as  he is familiarly called, was born at Cape  Breton, N. S. He left home at an early  age, shipping in a 53-ton schooner in December, 1869, and after six months in his  shell of a boat, battling the elements in  the long journey around the Horn, he  landed on the hospitable shores of Cali-  to the then practically unexplored Alaska and the Aleutian islands, but his venture was an ill-fated one, no gold being  discovered, so he drifted back to 'Frisco.  In 1873 he started out again and after  reaching Victoria, where he outfitted, he  crossed to the mainland and tramped jt  through to the Cariboo.   He prospected  and placered, making money enough to  return  to  'Frisco,  where   for  a  short  time he lead a life of ease and comparative luxury.    But he and his gold.soon  parted company, and nothing daunted,  he again sallied forth' for new fields to  conoue:'.   This time he struck the Oregon, and continuing north, arrived at  what is how Camp McKinney.   This was  In 1887.   For two years���1892-3���he was  the only white man iri camp, and had to  walk to Rock Creek, the nearest trading  post, some 20 miles distant, for his supplies.    In 1894, when the Cariboo mill  started,  be purchased  the  present log  hotel, but was compelled to move it off  the Cariboo company's ground and re-  erect it on the Teaser claim.   His was  the only stopping place between Rock  Creek, and Fairview; -and fortune again,  smiled on this wanderer.   In '9S he disposed-of some of his holdings during a  brief -Booms which netted him a small  fortune.    Today he is able to gratify  a long cherished wish to visit his old  home, where, doubtless, his relatives and  friends are "being entertained by" stories  of his adventures invthe wild and woolly .  west. ���   ' *  RUSHING RAILROAD  WORK  EXPECT   TO   BE   OPERATING   IN  JANUARY.  A Line Which Is Being Built to Haul  United States Ore Into the Boundary for Treatment.  EDICT NOT SATISFACTORY  More British Troops Wanted.  ... 1 i.  PEKIN, August' '28.���The imperial  edict forbidding the'���" transportation of  arms and munitions of war is not satisfactory to the ' foreign ministers. A  meeting of ministers- has been called to  discuss .the edict. 7 It ignored the vital  fact that the prohibition applies to the  government* and that it is a part of the  Chinese pimis'hment':'. The'edict makes it  appear-to be merely the government's  voluntary act," prohibiting Chinese subjects from importiijg arms and ammunition," as the country is disturbed by  brigands. ', '. ���' -  Later in the day it was announced  that the-ministers had decided to accept .the edict,, but-.to omit the first paragraph iri publishing it as a part of the  appendix tb the protocol.  < It-is understood,that the British minister proposed to' return the imperial  edict- tq. .the Chinese peace commission-  ers'-Jis unsatisfactory, but -the proposal  failed:. -Several of the diplomats, J including Mr. Rockhill, apposed this feature of the protocol.. Among their reasons-was that-is was impossible of enforcement, and that it was illegal, while  insisting that the-'government maintain  order to deprive it of the means of so  doing. vWhereas '"a month ago the Chinese commissioners "-were importuning  the. minister to conclude the negotiations, .it is now/the/ministers who are  'daily visiting-tlie tu'ng chkng on a similar errand. Several of the ministers  expect to be transferred to more pleasant posts at the .conclusion of their-labors, and all are weary with th.e confinement in Pekin. during the tropical  months. The Chinese may take advantage of the ministers manifest anxiety  to wind up "the business in th'e forthcoming decrees. If the other governments had kept troops at Pekin until the  protocol should be signed, as Great Britain is doing, it is regarded as probable  that ��� the Chinese would. supply greater  willingness to carry out the spirit of the.  protocols      ���.'--. ':  'LONDON, August; 28.���A special dispatch from Shanghai says the British  authorities at Pekin have telegraphed  for more British troops. /  WILL PUNISH  MURDERERS  kitchener's instructions..  LONDON, August 28.���A dispatch  from lord Kitchener, dated Pretoria, August 25th, says: "Sworn evidence has  been brought to my notice'by general  Elliott that on June Gth lieutenant Mair  of the New. South Wales artillery and  privates Carvey and Blunt -were shot  down after surrendering at Grapan, near  Reitz. I have forwarded to Steyn and  -Botha copies of these statements."  LONDON, August 2S.���The war oflice  has telegraphed to lord Kitchener as  follows: "We understand that you have  not *yct received satisfactory assurances  respecting the murder of our wounded  at Vlakfontein. In view of the occurrences referred to in your telegram of  August 25th, wo are of the opinion tliat  you should notify by proclamation tliat  the members of any commando by whicli  such an outrage is committed, who may  be captured and after trial proved to  have been present on such occasion, will  be held'guilty, whether they actually  committed the deed, or not; That the  leader of the commando will be sentenced to death, and that the other members will be punished with death or less,  according to the degree of coriiplicity."  A Pair of Thieves Caught.  WINNIPEG, August ,,28���A Calgary  dispatch reports the arrest. there of  George. Cal low, and' J_an*Ta".Burgees' The  pair were traveling iir a Colonist car,  from Seattle to Winnipeg-, and are wanted at Portland, Oregon, for jobbery of  money and jewels. About $5ff*wa's found  on Callow,, and nearly $5000. in money  and ?2000 worth of jewelry on the woman. The woman protested against the  arrest, threatening to sue "the Calgary  officers, but finally consented to wai.v.e  extradition, and will return to Portland  for trial. . .  T- "VV. Holland of Grand Forks, manager of the Grand  Forks. & Republic  railroad,  was  in  Nelson   yesterday  on  business  in  connection  with  his  company's enterprise. This railway scheme  has   not  been  taken  seriously   by  the  Boundary people,  but it is  now going  ahead so fast that it promises to be in  operation before some of the other roads  projected are well under way. One of the  methods adopted to discredit the Grand  Forks-& Republic road was to dub it  the Hot Air line,  the  inference  being  that it was to be built and operated by  hot  air.   This  name  has  stuck  to  the  road and even its own officials now refer to it by this title. ' ...  *. In speaking to a Tribune representative of his company's railway scheme,  Mr. Holland last evening said that he  con/ideatly expected  to  havo tho road  in  operation   by  the  first  of January.  ;There were at present some 300 men at  work on tho grade and the force would  be increased as quickly as possible. The  road is being built for the purpose of  securing tho tonnage of the  mines in  the It-public camp and hauling them to  Grand Forks for treatment at the smelt-  ef.there. It would be about.42 miles long  and  presented   uo engineering difficulties whatever, tho grades upon it in no  case exceeding one per cent, and even  this was in favor of the ore. The Republic, camp, in the words of -Mr. Holland; occupies a unique-position in-that  it is a camp of developed-mines wjth at  present     no     railway     communication  whatever.  When  the  camp  was   being  developed  there  were several  railways  projected to H; but they never material- \  ized, and  wh'en the claim  owners had  their  development  well  advanced  they  were obliged to shut down, as the ore  in the greater. number���of the properties  would1 not  stand   the  team   haul   into'  Grand Forks. At ono-period in the development of the camp it was ��� thought,  that', the   values  in   the "Republic   ore  .could' be recovered by the cyanide pro-  cess-and in this belief two very expensive cyaniding. plants Were erected only  to be-discarded after they were in- operation  a  short time.-. Mr, -Holland  says  that  the   Republic   ore  may. safely   be  counted upon .to average ��12 to tlie ton.  but'in one or two of the properties considerable shipments of sorted ore may  be expected ..which will'go' as high as ?20  ahd,even-��25 to.the ton. His company,  Mi*. Holland, says, has contracted for the  bulk of the, output' of the camp so .that  it knows just what to expect-from the  camp in the way.i of tonnage .when the  'road is;put through. At the. outset 'Mr-  Holland says there should.be a tonnage  of from'600 to-700 tons of ore per day  from.the Republic mines, and he predicts  great things for  the  camp  after  railway facilities are afforded.  Mr. Holland says there was a move  made' by a rival road to build into the  'Republiccamp-rafter-tlTe~ tonnage- but  -he does not consider that actual-work  will be commenc.-jd now, at least not for  the present..The Grand.Forks & Republic road is a; Canadian enterprise which  v. ill do probably what no other read in  Canada iias done, that of maintaining  itself by hauling raw material from the  United States to Canada for treatment.  The road is being -financed by eastern  Canadian men; and while in tlie east  Mr. Holland completed the purchase  of the rolling stock so that there will  be'no delay once the steel is laid.  miner, from Humboldt. Nebraska.    An  unusual    amount    of   ice   was missed  through   by. the  tu.*r.    The  bark  Fort  George from Honolulu and the sliip Ha-  ��� vila from Santa Rosalia arrived today  and report a large0 fleet of sealers outside, but as far as can be learned the  overdue  Battle   Abbey  is  not   among  them.   The steamer Glenogle from China  reports speaking the British ship Law-  hill near Nagasaki.   She had narrowly  escaped wreck in the typhoon, and her  carpenter had sustained injuries which  Dr.  Seely of, the Glenogle,  who  went  across in a rough sea to attend him,  believed would result fatally.    Messrs.  Jones and- Scott, who arrived here by  the Princess Louise from Cape Cormo-  rell, on the extreme end of Vancouver  Island, have found black sand bearing  gold there and took; out $1100 in-'two  weeks.  WHITE-WINCED PEACE MAY  BE HOVERING OVER THE STEEL  WORKS OF PiTTSBURO.  FATAL  BOILER  EXPLOSION  A Catholic Archbishop and, the Boss  of the Republican Party Said to    '  Be Two of the Angels.  SEVEN    PERSONS    KILLED  MANY   WOUNDED.  AND  \  Frightful  Accident   on  the   Steamer  City of Trenton a Few Miles  From Philadelphi**c->-  Train Wrecker Held.  CHATHAM,. Ontario, August 23.���  Charles Gatlycock, -West Lome, charged  with attempting to wreck a passenger  train near Dutton, was remanded for a  week today before justice Jones. The officials of the Lake Erie & Detroit railway say Gatlycock placed half a carload  of gravel on the track and but for the  watchfulness of the engineer many lives  would have been lost.  Hauled Down French Flag.  CONSTANTINOPLE, August 28.���The  French flag was hauled down from over  'the embassy of France after tho departure of ambassador Constans, and it will  not be .hoisted again until diplomatic  relations shall have been restored. Tho  staff of the embassy remains here, but  there is no change in the situation. The  French consuls in Turkey have .been  directed to continue to protect French  interests. Besides the immediate causes  of the disagreement it js pointed out  that Constans' difficulties placed in the  way of French commercial interests in  Turkey contributed to M. Constans''resolution. All the embassies complain.of.  vexatious interference with trade.  PHILADELPHIA, August 28.���While  the steamer City of Trenton of the Wilmington Steamboat Company was "on  her way from this city to Trenton, New  Jersey, this , afternoon,' her port boiler  exploded, killing seven persons and injuring over a score of others. ��� Four passengers are missing, but-as many sustained slight injuries it is "thought tho  missing may be among those who did  not find Unnecessary to go to the hospitals. After the explosion the boat took'  fire and ran aground. 'Tonight"she is  a blackened hulk on the -marshes, 16  miles above the city. Her hold.is filled  with water, and it is feared more of  her passengers and crew may be found  in the bottom of the boatwhen the water is. pumped out.  _ The steamer's passenger list was  lighter than' usual, and she carried very  little freight. The vessel was in charge  of captain W. Worrel. The officers killed were: Curry, pilot;'J. W. Vanderver,  mate; Edward Murphy, chief engineer;  J." D. Chew, assistant engineeiyand Clayton' Reibe't,"'purser.*'v There-'were-about  twelve firemen' and deck hands aboard.  Nothing' of moment occurred until the  boat reached Terresdale.������". At a point opposite what-'is; known as the Harrison  mansion, a, spacious building fronting  on '-. the . Delaware at the suburban resort, the steam pipe connecting with the  port boiler: burst with a loud; report.  The fore portion"of the-upper deck; was  all filled with passengers, while many  others were in the cabin, v Before any  of' the passengers or employes had an  opportunity to seek places of'safety another explosion occurred,'and this".time  the port boiler was, rent in twain. Scalding steam and water poured into the  cabin and sections of the woodwork of  the boat were torn away by the force of  the explosion. Many of the passengers  who were not steamed and scalded by  the steam and boiling water were struck  by the flying portions of the splintered  cabin:     Legs   a'nd_arms_wore_J*rokon.  :.-:<S-'j{-  ,-&--. "7 *-;  m  lUr  Tarte Rejects the Schema.   .       .  MONTREAL, August 2S.���Hon'. J. "f.  Tarte, minister of public works, liasjre-  jected the offer made by -the American  syndicate, headed by captain Wolvin of  Detroit, to establish terminals,at various points in Canada. The syndicate  proposed to build freight warehouses  and elevators at Port Colborne," and to  supplement them by steel lake vessels  and terminals at Montreal. Owing to the  minister's refusal the scheme will fall  through.  Coast News.  VICTORIA, August 28.���The tug Pilot  returned this afternoon from Juneau  with news of tho finding of another body  of -the Islander victims. The corpse  witli"-,*i life-belt on was found on'the  beach near Taku Arm by an Indian, and  he came to Juneau tu report his find.  He was offered ?10 to bring the body,  and did so. The remains were those  of William J. Bracelcn, a Hunker Creek  and faces and bodies were parboiled.  The screams of the injured could be  heard on shore, and the cries of those  who leaped or were blown into the river  were heartrending. So great was the  force of the explosion that a piano in  the upper drawing "room of the boat  was hurled many feet into the river  This proved a fortunate occurrence, for  many' of the injured passengers who  were thrown into the water, scalded and  otherwise, injured, clung to the piano,  which had fallen into shallow water  until  rescued.  -��� When .the explosion occurred mate  Vanderver and pilot Curry were in the  pilot house. Both were hurled with  terific force from the enclosure and the  wheel for some unaccountable reason began revolving with lightning-like rapidity. As a result Of this the rudders  turned the bow of the boat towards the  shore, and she quicklyrtran aground, fastening herself in the mud.' By this time  the vessel had caught fire. Fortunately  the water was not more than four feet  deep and most of the victims were able  to wade ashore.  PITTSBURG,   .August    2S.-Probab'e-  Peace for  the   striking steel   workers;  within  ten   days  was  the   interesting  topic today, but nothing definite could' '  be learned. President Shaffer was averse   -  to talking on the subject.    Finally   he  said  that  while   the  report  might'- be"  true, he had no knowledge of it.   He did  not see how a settlement could" be 'af- "  fected  without  the Amalgamated   As- *  sociation, and while' sobc might hope"-  for good luck; yet in the face'-of the'  gains made  by the strikers he  would'   -  not back down from his original posi-'  tion. - -  .  Notwithstanding the reports that^all-"  Dreirarations  had   been   made.- the   tin--*  Plate mill at Demmler did not start this*  morning.    There {vas much excitement *,  in the vicinity of the plant all**" night  and several   hundred strikers   guarded    -  /#-  the approaches to the property, but.noV>^  dteorder" ai>eaml ?lfd_there W{is s^ht ~    '"*  PITTSBURG,  August' 28.���The  peace-'  proposition sent out by president Shaf-"'  fer to members of the executive board '  of   the -Amalgamated   Association   for  -  then* approval, .previous to its presentation to the United States Steel Corpo- -  ration by the representatives of the Na--.'  tional Civic Federation, lent color to th'e  peace rumors, and the provisions' of 'the *  plan were being discussed today by the'--  strikers- at   Lindsay   &- McCutcheon's B  works.    Ihe propositions provide for a   '  provisional scale, not to be signed for "  this plant and  leaving the recognition",  pf the union open.   The men stated that- /  they were prepared to return  to-work'���  tomoirow under these conditions".* Thev  stated that all they would require would, -'  be that the Amalgamated scale be paid  '  and that union men be allowed perfect -  liberty and no discrimination  PITTSBURG   August   28-Tho   Steel-  Corporation continued making gains in   **  this   district  and  today  added   enough  men to tts force at the Star plant to insure the working, of two mills  double   .  turn, night and day, from now on    The    '  management claims that the Frcemont  will  be on  full, force  before  the  week  ends.   The strikers say this claim can't  be made good and is being made rashly '  In pursuance of its announced plan to  run   all   of  its   plants   absolutely   nonunion,   the  American   Tin   Plate   Company today commenced advertising for  non-union men to go to work.    All applicants are offered  the highest wages  and permanent jobs, but in cverv case  tho application must be made personally  and  the applicant declare himself free '  from  all  union contiol.    The companv   -  has not yet made the attempt to start  either   its   Monongahela   or   Demmler  plants, but announces that both will be  started soon. i  When asked  today what he thought   -  of the tin plate company's avowed intention   of   breaking   away   from    tlie  m-i  i*  ft'tfS?!  *���>*.]  m  ItlJ  mm  Two Per Cent Tax on Oil.  ' AUSTIN, Texas, August 28.���The. oil  developers of Texas are confronted with  a serious predicament *in which the  Texas legislature, shows a marked disposition, to tax them 2 per cent on their  gross earnings. A large delegation of oil  magnates from Beauinont was before  the house committee today to fight tho  movement, but with little success. It is  asserted by the oil people that this will  prove a serious setback to the oil Industry.  Killed on Honor's Field.  LONDON, August 28���According to a  special dispatch from St. Petersburg, a  duel witli pistols was fought between  prince Alexander pf Sayn-Wittgenstein  and prince Anatole Baria^inski, the  czar's aide-de-camp, the former being  killed.  Government Agent Reported Absconded  VICTORIA, August 28.���F. G. Fauquier, government agent at. Revelstoke,  is reported to have absconded with government monies amounting to somewhere between $2000 and ��3000. An examination is being made of his books.  union���entirclyrpresident Shaffer said:  "Where will they get men to run their,  plants? If we thought they would be"  secured the threat might frighten us.  Until we are assured they'aie forthcoming we will keep our nerve."  Th'e, latest official declaration from  Steel Corporation sources is that the  strike'can now be settled only by the  men going back to the mills. The position the officials take, it is said, is that  the strike is over so far as their dealing with the strikers as a body is concerned. They want workmen for their  idle mills, and men who want work can  have it for the asking at the wages paid  before the mills shut down. They may  be union men or not, but the union can  have no say as to tlieir work or wages.  Notwithstanding the well-determined  position taken by tho Steel Corporation  as to a settlement, another arbitration  scheme was launched this evening by  Simon Burns, president of the Window  Glass Workers Association. Mr. Burns  proposed an arbitration committee selected from among such men as archbishop Ireland, bishop Potter, Seth Low,  Mark Hanna, and others of like prominence, who..after having the entire matter placed to them by both sides of the  controversy, shall have absolute authority to settle upon terms of settlement,  their decision to be .final'and accepted  by both parties. Mr. Burns says he has  president Shaffer's sanction for the  move, and if the Steel Corporation shall  agree to the plan the strike will bo declared off at once. None of the steel  people here will discuss the matter in  any way.  Mr. Shaffer declared tonight that the  strike, in spite of tlie claims of the  other side to the contrary, is proceed-'  ing satisfactorily, and his association is  making such' inroads on the corporation business that it will be compelled  sooner or later to come to terms. His  men, he says, were firm all along the  line, and are determined to stand for  their rights to the end. He says the  few mills that have been started are  doing but little effective work. The fact  that the corporation is adding to its  force dally does not worry the president, because he believes them to .be  either unskilled or poor workmen, who  will be a drawback rather than a help  to their employers. The steel people have  nothing to say. but point to the mills,  at work and the product turned out.  Actions, they say, speak louder than  words. ������������."��� >:ijK'^-.'^J^:^_jij��<__-^^^-fai-��_  _3E9_____��s_s__ll  SI &-3_r  THE  ISTELSOrl TRIBUISrE,  THURSDAY MORNING,  AUGUST  29, 1901  #{ _    -, - - -_"^f  su  *  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ��l  CALGARY LAGER BEER  A CARLOAD OF THIS  FAVOUS BEER  HA.S JUST  BEEN  RECEIVED ANO WE ARE  SELLINC IT TO THE FAMILY TR^DE AT  $ 2.50 per c!o fer quarts.      $1.50 per doz for pints.  DELIVERED TO ANY PART OF THE CITY.  TELEPHONE NO. 13.  BAKER STREET, NELSON, E. C.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ���*k.'  "We sre dally in  recel-..t ot fresh  photo supplies  ���films, printing  papers, plates,  chemicals, and  all developing  accessories. We  have all the  standard kodaks and cameras, and have  somo dainty albums for mounting: .prints,  In tho standard sizes, at 20c., 25c., and 35c.  each; they aro wonderful value, being made  of dark matte mounting- paper with neat  cover and tied with silk cord.  iff   ������--*"*--*'*- ^f0-^^0--0^..-^...^.0.-0..0.^ .t. !^1t-t-*-^*-*.^.*_p'*_^*.-ti'8r"'ap'ar'*_H^S^:  m  to r,  9\  jriiiirTTrTiiiirmiTTiiimiiiiiiiilrmim  LADIES' SUNSHADES  AT HALF PRICE.  UMBRELLAS AT CUT  PRICES.  THOMSON STATIONERY CO. Ltd  Pianos to Rent.  NELSON. B. C.  and raise the price of their product, but  see danger to the country and to themselves if the men working for them  form organizations to maintain wages  and shorten their hours of labor.  ���  rvme  ^triir��m^in;rtitTTTTTtrT��tT  LACE ALLOVERS,  RIBBONS, VEILINGS,  DRESS TRIMMINGS       M  AT REDUCED PRICES.     8  36 Bakep Street, Nelson.  ��:#'  WHOLESALE DIRECTORY  ASSAYERS' SUPPLIES.  ��  W. F. TEETZEL Ss CO.���CORNER OF  'Baker and Josephine streets, Nelson,'  wholesale dealers in assayer's supplies.  Agents for Denver Fire Clay Company,  Denver, Colorado.  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  iff  H. J. EVANS & CO.-BAKER STREET.  .Nelson, wholesale . dealers in liquors,  cigars, cement, fire, brick and fire olay,  water pipe and steel'rails,- and'general  commission merchants. -."������' ; "-_���.'.-X���' V  __^^EIjECTRICAIj  SUPPLIES. 7,  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY &  Construction "Company���"Wholesale" dealers  in telephones, annunciators, ' bells, batteries, electric fixtures and appliances. Hous;-  ^ton Block, "Nelson.  . FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  P. BURNS & CO.-BAKER STREET,  Nelson,-", wholesale dealers in fresh ' and  .cured; meats.Cold storage.  GROCERIES.  A.   __AU.DUNA._iD   Ss   UU.���1_ vj_(.i-s_j��t   UF  -Front and Hall streets,: Nelson, wholesale  -  grocers  and  jobbers;-in  blankets,   gloves,  , mitts, boots, rubbers, mackinaws and mln-  ���ers' sundries.  CARPENTERS' "UNION MEETS WUD-  nesday 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 Hall at 7:30sharp. Walter R.  Kee, president; Henry "Bennett, secretary.  PLASTERERS', UNION MEETS EVERY-  Monday evening in the Elliot Block, at 8  o'clock. J. D. Moyer, president; "William  Vice, secretary. F.,O.Box 161.  3 -  ���KOOTENAY SUPPLY COMPANY, HM-  lted.-^Vernon street," Nelson, wholesale  grocers. ���  ���  tm  \m  Mx  II-  up  h  .    JOHN    CHOLDITCH  :_    CO.-FRONT  street. Nelson, wholesale'���: grocers.  * J. Y. GRIFFIN & CO.-FRONT STREET,  Nelson, wholesale dealers In provisions,  cured meats, butter and vegers.  LIQUORS AND DRY- GOODS.  TURNER, BEETON & CO.-CORNER  .Vernon and' Josephine streets. Nelson,  -wholesale dealers ln liquors, cigars and dry  goods.; Agents for Pabst Brewing1 Company  of Milwaukee and Calgary Brewing' Company, of Calgary.  WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIM?  tod���Corner of Front and Hall streets; Nelson," wholesale dealers in wines, case and  hulk, and domestic and Imported cigars^  - BUSINESS DIRECTORY.  FRATERNAL SOCIETIES.   '  ~_-_EI_Jx>N~IjOjCi^^  A. M. .meets second Wednesday in  each   moiithoSojourning: ������ brethren1  invited. o  NELSON ROYAL ARCH CHAPTER  No. 123, G. R. C���Meets third Wednesday.  Sojourning companions invited. George-  Johnstone,  Z.;  E.  W.  Matthews,  S.  E.  NELSON AERIE, NO. 22 F. O. E.-'  Meets second and fourth Wednesdays of  each month at"-. Fraternity -.Hall-.,-George  Bartlett, president; J. V. Morrison, secretary. '   -  ��� KOOTENAY TENT NO.'7, K.'O.T. M.���  Regular ^meetings first .and���-':third Thursdays of each months Visiting Sir..Knights  are cordially Invited to attend. Dr. \V.  Rose, R. K.; A. W. Purdy, Cora.; G. A.  Brown, P. C.  CLASSIFIED, AM  ARTICLES FORSALE.  SEWING MACHINES OF. .ALL KINDS  for sale or rent at the Old Curiosity Shop.  New Zealand and the several - states  of the Commonwealth of Australia issue  statements every six months showing  their gold production. This would be  alarming to the mine owners of British  Columbia, for they do hot want any  statements of the output of their mines  published, and it would be an innovation, if adopted here, that would upset  the routine of work in our easy-going,  department of mines.- '"For the" six  months ending June 30th, _901,,the production of gold in Western Australia  was $15,746,319, Queensland $5,387,346,  Victoria $G,948,3S8, New South Wales  ?2,H7,523, Tasmania and South Australia (estimated) $950,000, New Zealand  $3,890,878; or a total of $35,040,464, as  against $35,358,704 for the flrst six  ���months'last year.  GOODS OPENING EVE  �����" Call and seeio**r Fall Mantles and Ladies' Ready-to-wear Felt Hats.  to Ladies' Furs, Ladies' Flanelette and Plaid Shirt Waists.  to  to WOOL MATTRESSES AND EIDERDOWN QUILTS  9} _Z^_   '    "���__���  to  "  to  _J to  _____     0A\  to  to  Y DAY ��  First lot of  FOR  RENT.  FURNISHED FRONT BOOM^VITH'OR  without board. Apply four doors above  City Hall, Victoria street.  FOR RENT���SIX ROOM -HOUSE ON  Victoria street;, three doors above'fire' hall.  Bath room and sewer connections;. $15 per  month. Apply Mrs. T. H. Roberts, over  Vanstone's drug store.  SIX ROOM "COTTAGE AT BALFOUR  to let by the month/or for the season. Immediate possession.'- Good.'-fishing-. .Apply  C. Wv Busk, Kokanee creek. Phone: efia.  Or to R. H.-Williams;-Baker street, Nelson.  Spokane is putting on airs. The  Chronicle is calling .for. someone to take  the lead in organizing clubs- for the  social, advancement of' women. 'Earnest  women are wanted. But, probably, all.  the real earnest women in Spokane are  thinking more of washtubs than ladies'-  art clubs.  ��� The rival towns of Grand F^orks and  Columbia have voted to become one and  to take the family name of "Miner." The  people of these two towns-have acted  sensibly,"and if they-are satisfied with  the name they have chosen for their  baby, no one else "should object*  ."'    u BA  to  9\  _nn___���-miiimim-xix-c  BARGAINS IN  VALISES  TRUNKS  AND  TRAVELING BAGS.  "4l_^-      .  imminiTiiHTii���ii,iiimiiiiiim  Fred Irvine & Co.  36 Baker Street  NEW GOODS ARRIVING DAILY to   *    9.  to  . \to  to  to  LADIES' KID GLOVES  50 CENTS PER PAlit.  SEE OUR WASH  KID GLOVES.  lzrxzxixxi__rxxzz__iiz_^_Txzx__rzxxxzzzzxxix_x  V^fe-fefrfefrS^fr'S-'^Cj^rCj^CJSL-C: xk'i ^^^^S^^a^_a__a____;j____!j2_!________t-__i-^ ^*9i  AUCTION SALE  OF TOWN LOTS IN LEMON CREEK.  ARCHITECTS.  A. C. EWART.���ARCHITECT. ROOM 3,  Aberdeen Block, Baker Street, Nelson.  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.  FOR SALE.  BREWERY HOTEL, SANDON, B. C.  Furnished. throughout with . alP requirements for same. Apply, to Carl -Band.  New-York Brewery, Sandon.  If  DRAYAGE.  FURNITURE, PIANOS, SAFES, ETC.,  moved carefully at reasonable rates. Apply-J. T. Wilson, Phone. 270, Prosser's second Hand store. Ward street.   .  FURNITURE.  ~~b. J. ROBERTSON & CO., FURNITURE  dealers, undertakers and embalmers. Day  'phone No. 292, night 'phone No. 207. Next  new postoffice building, Vernon street,  Nelson. - -  TEAS.  WE HAVE INDIAN, ~CEYLON, AND  China teas in great variety, choicest quality. Wo 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.     |  "TFRE_rTii_IIj_^  We are anxious to secure a few free mlll-  1 Ing gold properties at once. The Prospectors'- Exchange;   Nelson,   B.   C,   Room   4.  It W. C. Block.  GOLD,     COPPER,     SILVER,     LEAD  ' mines and prospects wanted.  Send report  and samples to the.Prospectors' Exchange,  Nelson. B.  C, Room 4, K. W. C. Block.  TOTIGES OF MEETING'S,  '   '   TRADES AND LABOR UNIONS.  '^ZiZu^v^rutn6s>!. NO. 96, w. fToTuZTZ  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 Wilks, secretary. Union scale  of wages for Nelson district per shift: Machine men $3.60, hammersmen $3.25, muckers,  carmen,  shovelers, and other under-  . ground laborers $3.   'LAUNDRY       WORKERS'       UNION.-  Meets   at  Miners'   Union  Hall   on  fourth  Monday in every month at 7:30 o'clock p.  m.- p. Pape, president* A. W. McFee, sec-  ..retary.   -'��� .    '  .  BARBERS' UNION, NO. 196, OF THE  International Journeymen Barbers' Union  of America, meets lirst and third Mondays  or each month in Miners' Union Hall at  8:30 sharp.-. Visiting, members, invited. R.  McMahon, president; J. H. Matheson, see-  HELP WANTED.  . WANTED��� WOMAN TO DO GENERAL  housework and help look after- child. Those  socially ambitious and afraid "of. work need  not apply. Hotel waitresses and chambermaids not-wanted. Apply, at. Tribune/offlce.-  ��� WANTED���CARPENTER, TWO-FRAM-  ers, waitresses^ woman cook, railroad men  for Lardo, dishwasher. Nelson -Employment Agency. Phone No. 278.        -���-   :  ==WANTED7^->^AlTRESS7^RAILROAD  man for Lardo, woman cooks. Nelson.Employment Agency. Phone 278...  ^^r^Si^I^^Ez^SS^S^Bir^^.  HELP FURNISHED FREE. INQUIRE,  write, telephone, or. telegraph' western  Canadian Employment- Office,. -Nelson.  Phone 270. Storage���I -have a large warehouse for storing-household or other goods.  H. A. Prosser.v    "��� ���    . v  ���  ��Jfe ��ritrwm  SUBSCRIPTION   RATES.  Dally by mall,  one month.  $ no  Dally by mall,' three months.""*'.'.'..7.7l 25  One Great Mistake.  Criticism-has "assailed details in the  work of hon. -William Muloek and thus  lessened the portion of public' esteem  which should have awarded a politician  who has done good and important service.     It   is    true   that    hon.   William  Muloek.-has been an influence for good  in the Dominion government, and it is  undeniable that his  administration  of  the" postoffice department has been glorified by "a greater effort to modernize  and a greater tendency towards progress  in that department than stand to the  credit: of all' the other postmaster-generals of Canada put together.   The flaw  ���of Mr. Mulock's record 'was his surrender  at^some points to the baser element of  the Laiirier government.    At  the first  sign, of independence on the. part of R.  L. ,Richardson,  Mi*.  Muloek is credited  with   taking   the   postoffice   patronage  from   Mr.  Richardson   aud -handing... it  over   to   hon.   Clifford   Sifton's   private  secretary;    The publicity given to that  one act of contemptible, petty tyranny  lowered Mr. Muloek in the esteem of  thousands   of   Liberals   who   would   be  glad   to   honor   the   postmaster-general  as^a-clean=handed���public-man  and   a  most    progressive    administrator.���Toronto ��� Telegram.   -  The government agent at Kaslo, per instructions from the department of lands  and works at Victoria, has authorized" the  undersigned to offer >the following lots In  the government portion of the townsite  of Lemon Creek for sale at public auction  on the ground at 12 o'clock noon on  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10th, 1901  * Lots 1 to 12, block 1.  Lots 1  to 22,  block 5.  Lots"l to 8, 30, 14 to 24, block 7.  " Lots 4, 5, 17, IS, block 11.  Lots Ito 11 and 32 to 40, block .14.  .Lots l.to 23, block 15.  Lots 1 to "24,  block 17.  Block 24.  Daily by mall, six months.  Dally  by. mall,  one year   Dally by carrier, one month...   Daily by carrier,  three months   Dally  by  carrier,- six months..   Daily  by  carrier/one  year............  Semi-weekly  by mall,  three months.  Suml-weekly by mail, six months....  Semi-weekly  by  mail;   une  year......  Postage to Great Britain added.  ���2 50  5 00  . 1 OO  . 2 50  . 5 00  .10 00  . !')U  . 1 00  : 2 00  ADVERTISING   RATES.  Display jVdvertisements run regularly  per  inch  per  month...,. $100  If run less than a month," per inch per  Insertion :   Classified Adi and Lesal Notices, per-  word  for first  insertion   t'  For ' each additional insertion, per  word -  Wholesale and Business Directory Ads  (classified), per line per month..   Notices of meetings of Fraternal Societies and Trades. Unions, per line  per month    .....".   25  1-2 .  50'  25  Address all letters���  THE   TRIBUNE   jVSSOCIATION,   Ltd.  John'Houston, Manager. Nelson, B. C.  The National Association of Brewers  of the United States is an organization  patterned after our own Mine'Owners'  Association. Its policy is to hold up the  government and smash organized labor.  It has declared war to the knife on the  National Union of Brewery Workmen,  and the war is to commence.on Sunday  next, which happens to be the 1st of  September. When it is smashing the  unions it will bring pressure to bear on  the government to withdra-\y the new  tax on beer, and at the same time make  an attempt to raise the price of beer.  The brewers of the United States see no  i_L_il-_.llUll,     pi-OlUCIlk-    tf.    ��..    -laO-Ul���BUM,    CK3U*    I'     ��� U^    MIL _ V��  _ * O    -L    LUC     UHIL-U .Olctl-S   ��>CC    11U    |  S��--_Sr^^ in organizing to evade taxation]  Mark Twain's Explanations.  Mark  Twain has  be(en  out  yachting  with some friends. He was caught and  interviewed on the yacht near Bar Harbor, and he explained what the occupation of tho company, was when out at  sea and beyond the jurisdiction of the  courts.  He  did  it in  this way:   "This  party lives by borrowing from one aur  other, the amount of the loan being restricted by tho limit of tho-cards." That  is an explanation .for which many a man  will be greatful. It will enable him to  explain the mysteries of business to his  wife when he is held out late at night  on   business,   and   if   she   is   guileless  enough it will be entirely satisfactory.  There is no place.on earth that Mark  Twain shows off so well as in just such,  explanations as that. He is filled with  them.   He   has, written   many   funny  things, but nothing is as funny as he  has talked  in  his daily conversations,  and   a   ripple   of   laughter   has   followed  his  steps   now for  forty  years. J  More than thirty years ago he was approached in Virginia City,  Nevada,  by  a well;: known orator and lawyer who  sind-lo him:  "Mark, I have determined  Tto'/ establish   a  literary   paper   here."  "Well;"  'said   Mark,   in   his  slow   way,  "I think'you would succeed if anybody  . wbuj.d:. You are well fitted for that work,  but���*-try to  raise orchards and  chrysanthemums l'fn" the midst of the desert  of Sahara..Try to build a toboggan that  would run in the vale of Cashmere. Locate a bee farm on the summit of Mount  Everett. Start a literary paper in Virginia City-��� H -I"  Gold From Cape Nome.  SAN FRANCISCO, August 27.���The  steamer St. Paul has arrived from Nome  via-St. Michael with $1,500,000 in gold  dust. She brings information that judge  Wickersham will not hold court at  Nome during the temporary absence  of judges Noyes and that cases now  ponding are to be tried at Uualaska.  Is sold everywhere.  Ironbrew.  'The new cooling drink, Ironbrew.  ��� Lemon Creek is a townsite in the Slocan  River branch of the Canadian. Pacific rail-  :.way, and the nearest point to the mines  on  Lemon  creek.  Plans, and particulars may be obtained  at the office of E. E. Chipman, government'  agent, Kaslo.  Upset price to be made known on the  ;ground^at^tho^time^of���sale.   ACOMPLETELINEOF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.'  Flooring  looal and ooasf.  "* Newel Posts  ..  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  ' of all kinds.'   '"    ',  H" WHAT TOU WANT IS not' IN' STOCK'  'W* WIU MARK IT FOB TOU ��'-  CALL AND'GET PRICKS.  J. A. Sayward  BALI, AND; CAKE STREETS, NKLflON  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  CORNER OF  HENDRYX AND VfiRNQN. STREETS  AUCTION  SALE  OF TOW/4 LOTS IN KITCHENER.  The government agent at Nelson, per instructions from the department of lands  and .works at Victoria, has authorized tho  undersigned to offer the following lots ia  the government portion of the townsite-  of-Kitchener for sale at public auction at  ;AValker's Hotel, Kitchener, at 2 o'clock in_"  the t! i'ternoon, on  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7th, 1901  C. A. WATERMAN & GO.  AUCTIONEERS,  .(  BRANDY  ����  DE LAAGE FILS & CO.. XXX COGNAC  possesses'a delicious bouquet.  DE LAAGE PILS & CO.-XXXX COG-  na'c. is mellowed by Its great age and is  recommended to connolseura.and for medicinal purposes.  SCOTCH  WHISKIES.  Agency with Full Stocks at Victoria for  THK DISTILLERS'. COMPANY. LTD.,  Edinburgh, the largest -' holders '7 ln " the,  world of Scotch whiskies.        '  THE CALEDONIAN LIQUER SCOTCH  Whiskey Is one of their leaders. Try It.  Roughand  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings   ���  j^LWWto_PLn8j_LuiT]berj,Alway8_ln  StocK-  We carry a ' complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceilingi'Inside Finish, Turned Wort, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention      ������  Porto Rico Lumber Co.Ltd!  Lots 1 to 20 in block 4.  -.Lots'l.to 20 in block (J.  Lots 1 lo 21 in block 22.  Lots 1 to 10 in block 25.  .:JilI.-:  Kitchener is a town on the Crow's Nest"  Pass branch of the Canadian Pacific railway, and the nearest point to the iron  mines recently sold for a largo sum.  Plans and particulars may be obtained  at the oflice of John A. Turner, government agent, Nelsonr  Upset  price  to  be  made  known   on  tho  v NOTIOE Or ASSiaNMENT.     '.  Pursuant  to  the,"Creditor's  Trust Deeds  Act"  and amending acts.  -iVuu-t- Jd jrcreiiy.."given, tliat Henry Ferguson -McLean,-heretot'ore carrying on business .nt the city of Nelson, in the prqvinco  of British Columbia, as a druggist,-has by  deed of assignment, made in pursuance, of  the "Creditor's Trust Deeds Act," and  amending, acts, and. bearing date- the ,6th.  tray of August, 19U1, assigned all his real  carul personal property to David* Morris, of  tlie said* 'city of Nelson, gentleman, In  trust lor the purpose of paying and satisfying ratably or proportionately and ,wlth-  out preference or priority, the creditors of  the said Hem'y'Ferguson,McLe*n their just  debt_.  The said deed was executed by the said '  Henry Ferguson McLean on the Gth day of '  August, IUU1 and afterwards by the said  David Morris on the Cth day of jVugust,  11)01, 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, it any, held by them therefor, to  the said trustee David Morris, on or before"  iho Kith day of September, 1901. All persons  .indebted to-the said Henry Ferguson Mc- ���-  Loan'are required to paytho amounts duo  by them to the said trustee'forthwith. After  'the  said Kith  day of September,  1901,  the  trustee will proceed to distribute the assets  of  the sard estate among tho parties entitled   thereto, .having regard- only to: the  -claims of which he shall then have notice.  Notice is also giventhat a meeting of the  creditors of the said Henry Ferguson McLean will be held at the ofllce of R. M.  Macdonald, Baker street, Nolson, on Tuesday the 2uiri day of August, 1901, at the  hour of 4 "o'clock in the.afternoon. ���  ��� DAVID MORRIS, Trustee.  R. M. MACDONALD, Solicitor for tha  'Irustee.  Dated at Nolson this 7th day of August,  ground at the time of sale.  r  R. P. "RITHET & CO., Ltd;  Victoria,  B.  C.  A. B. Gray, P. O. Box 521, Nelson, B. C,  Kootenay; JjReprc-e.ntatlyo.  WIST TRAHSFER B|  ;N. -T,^ACLEOD, Manager.  All Kinds of Teaming and Transfer  .  '���'    Work.*'" *'".':'"'  Agents for Hard and Soft Coal. Imperial Oil  Company. Washington- Brick, Lime" & Manufacturing Company. General commercial agents  dud brokers.  All coal and wood utrictly cash on delivery.  KOOTENAY  GOFFEE, OO.  ���**���**���** ******* *#*****&**  Coffee Roasters  Deaiem injea and Coffee v :v:,  .  j ; I  ************************  .We are offering at lowesi, prices tbo best  fradon of Ceylon, India, China1 and'Japan  ���easy---. - ���������_   -.v..;;-    ;-..-.������.:'..:   -:>'.-���������-:,  Our.BeB'-; Mocha and Java Coffee; per   '   .'   poTiiid:.v.-;.......v.-.:. ?' _0  Mochaand Java, Blendes pounds....... 1 00  Choice.Blend Coffee,-.pounds    J 80'  Special Blond Coffee, .6 pounds .. ,   1 00 .  Rio "Blend Coffee;,-S3 pbunds...���:'..'.'.���..;   I 00'  Special Blend' Coylon Tea,- per pound  -SO -  C A. WATERMAN & CO.  jft-UCTIONEERS  R. REISTERER & CO.  BREWSRS AND BOTTIJCBa OF  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Pro.mpt and regular delivery to tho trade.  ...   BRB.WFjRY  AT  NELSON  A. R. BARROW, A.M.LC.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner' of Victoria and Kootenay '."-treets  P.O. Box 559.    ���"--. ^THLEPHONK WO. 95.  R1. McMAHON. A. E. GARDINER.  TRLTCPHOrVT*! 147.  Office 184 BaRer St.  ������;���.. A; triae,Order solicited. ?;  K0J)I-|Iy COFFJEE CO.  Telephone 177.  P.O. Box 182. ���  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON.  W. P. TIERNEY  Telephone 265.  AGENT FOR GALT COAL  SUCCESSOR TO H.' b. ASHCROFT.��� '"���'  Office:  Two Doors West C. P. B. Office, j short notice.  BLACKSMITH AND WOOD WORKER  .     EXPERT HORSESHOEING. "  ' Special attention glve:n to' all kinds of  repairing and custom work 'from outside  points. ' Heavy   bolts   _aa_e;' io .' order   on  ;;; barber shop.  Eobert McMahon and A. E. Gardiner  h-avxi--leased the barber shop in the base-  mr*sn.t, of the Madden block, southeast cor-'  rier'of. Baker and Ward streets, and.'will"  be?'pleased to'have the patronage of their  friends;'First-class baths in connection.  irOTiOETO BELIJf QTJEiTT 00-0 W1JEE.  X6!'"Herbert Cuthbert or to any person or  !Vpersons   to   whom1 he  may  have   trims-.  . ferred his interest in the Blend min 3ral  'claim, situate on the west fork of Rover  Hcroek,  in the Nelson  mining division  of  W.est Kootenay district, and recorded in  .the recorder's office _or the Nelson mining   division,  i    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 h lid'said mineral claim under  the provisions of the Mineral Act,  and if  within   ninety  days  ot   trie   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 irre property of the  subscribers, under section 4 of an act entitled "An Act to Amend the Mineral Act,  1900." -       FRANK  "FLETCHER.  JV J.  MALONE,  -    H.   G.    NEELANDS,  E.T.H.  SIMPKINS.  Dated at Nelson this "3rd day of Juno. 1901. A  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.  iVotice is hereby given  that pursuant to  an order, .of court made herein the 5th day  of August,'<1U01. under and by virtue of the  "Judgment Act," 1S99, and amending acts,  sealed   tenders   for   the   purchase   of   lots  numbered  2350,  2.ul,-**_i9,  o_i,  Wi,  39:.0,  101,  102,  205G,   2357,  255S,  2559.  and  32G7,  group 1,  Kootenay  district,   British   Columbia,   and  known as the "Granite,"  '"Red Rock Fraction,"   "White  Swjui,''vAIRoyaljJJanadiani���'-  -"Colorado;"~"ltoy    No.   "2,"   "Poorman,"  "Hardscrabble,"       "White,"   '   "Myemor,"  "J_leetiorr"   mineral  claims  and   "millsite"  on  the ollicial plan or survey of the said  Kootenay   district   respectively;   and   also  a water  right dated 15th  September,  1897,  of sixty inches of water from Sandy, creek,.  West Kootenay district, British Columbia;'  and  also  a.water right' dated���'��� 25th June,  1S99, re-recorded up. to the 21st day. of No-,  vcmbor, 1S92, of two hundred: and fifty In-,  ches   of   water   from   Kagle.  creek,   West  Kootenay  district,   aforesaid;, and  also." a-  water  right  dated   the lGth'of "July,  1S95,*'  of two hundred and fifty inches of water'  from Sandy creek aforesaid, being the pr'or  pert/ of tiro above named judgment" debtors, will bo received by me at my olllce at  the court house, Nelson, British Columbia,-  up to and until tho 31st day of August, 1901,>  at 12 o'clock noon, to satisfy the Judgment*  obtained in this action by the above named  plaintiffs*, judgment crcultors, against the  above  named  defendants,  judgment debtors, on the 20th day.of April, 1901; for the  sum of l(il30,!)99.18, together with the interest,  thereon from  tho said 20th day of April, ���  1901,  at 5 per cent per: annum; and also  together  with   the  costs  of- sale,  and  all:  other   costs.   Incidental   thereto,   incurred  subseauerit to said date.  Any sale made in' pursuance of the above  notice will ho subject to'a prior charge In'  favor  of   the  Bank  ot Montreal, for .$10,-  018.81 and Interest, thereon at ,the:,rate of .5 ���  per cent per annum from the said 20th day  of April, 1901. -.'���������"..: -.. -:  E. T. H. SIMPKINS, District Registrar.  Dated at Nelson, B.C, this 16th day of  August, 1901.   ',���;.���       ������������-.-���. ���.���'���"'.-  LIQUOE LIOENSE TEA1TSFEE. ���:  NOTICE OF APPLICATION" FOR  TRANSFER OF RETAIL LIQUOR- LI-  CENSE.-Notice Is hereby giveirthat we'  Intend to apply at the next sitting of;the  ���x,??rd _,��L ."cense commissioners for:'-the'  p-,*.y,,of Nelson for^the,transfer of the retail liquor license now:- held by us for the7  premises known as ���.theVSVOlfice'-' 7 saloon,  situate on lot 7 in. block =9,- sub-division of  lot 95, "Ward street,'.in the said City -��f  Nelson, to William Robertson ,Thoms-ssi  and Charles C. Clark ot the said city.  JAMES   NEELANDS.  ���, ���:���&.. 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 we Intend" to apply to the chief commissioner of lands and works for permission to cut and carry away-timber, off. the  below described lands situated on Lock-  hart creek, one mileanu 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,  tWerce west .120 chains, thence south 10  chains, thence west 120 chains, thence north  40 chains to place of commencement. .  NELSON SAW & PLANING MILLS, Ltd.  Nelson, B. C, August 16th, 1901.  ']A.-J*_r"v".-*-:*U--^  -*,:?-v_<I'-CA *V? ("--.-Ft-' THE. NELSON ���miBPKE,  THURSDAY MORNING,  AUGUST 29, 1901  BANK OF MONTREAL  CAPITAL, nil paid up....$12,000,000.00  REST    7.000,000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427.180.80  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...Prosident)  Hon. Goorgo A. Drummond Vice-President  E. S. Clovdton General Managor  NBLSON BRANCH  Cornor Bakor and Kootenay Stroets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  WITn WHICH IS AMALGAMATED  THE BANK OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE:  TORONTO.  Paid-up Capital,  Reserve Fund,  88 000,000  -      -      -   $2,000,000  ACGRECATE RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000.  Branches ln London" (England) New York,  Chicago, and all the principal cities In Canada,  Buy And Bell Sterling Exchange and Cable  Transfers.  Grant Commercial and Travelers' Credit.,  available iu any part of tho world.  Drafts Issuod, Collections Mado, Ebc,  Savings Bank Branch  CURRENT RATE OV INTEREST PAID.  THE NEWS OF THE WORLD  Hon. Geo. A. Cox,  President.  Robt. Kilgour,  Vice-President.  London Office, oo Lombard Street. H. O.  New York  Office, 16   Exchange   Plaoe.  and 06 Branches in Canada aua tho  United Statos.  IMPERIAL HAM ;#��***  0_��n    OlA.3ST-___3D____  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  Canada.  SMITH'S FALLS, Ontario, August 2S.  Lloyd Currie, 17 years of age, ��� was  drowned in a foot aud a half of water  at his boat house yesterday.  WOODSTOCK, Ontario, August 2S.���  William Morfan, a young man charged  with burglary in London, Ingeisoll, and  Woodstock, has been sentenced to five  years in the penitentiary.  TORONTO, August 2S.��� Speaking' at  the opening of tho Toronto exhibition  yesterday, sir Wilfrid Laurier expressed  himself as feeling nmeii disappointed  With the showing of the census.  OTTAWA, August 2S.���It is learned  from a high source that the honors to  be conferred on Cananrans by the duke  of Cornwall and York will be exceedingly' few and far between. Indeed, it  is said there may be none at all. There  is talk however of knighthood-being offered T. G. Shaughnessy, president of  the Canadian Pacific Railway Company.  United States.  WASHINGTON, August 2S. ��� The  president today appointed William R.  Bigham of Kansas to be consul general  at Cape Town, South Africa.  BOZEMAN, Mont., August 2S.���Nelson  Storm & Company's flouring mill, elevator, and*wharehouse were burned yesterday, loss ?100,000; partially covered  by insurance.  NEW YORK, August 28.���The former  governor of the department of Panama,  senor Facunda Mutes' Duran, who is  now in New York, in discussing the situation in Colombia said, that the rebels  were a lot of .vagabonds and he was certain the "government would subdue the  rebellion.  '       -   ���  'ST. LOUIS, August 28.���Tho Post-  Despatch today says ��� a telegram from  Charles M. Hays, president' of the Southern Pacific Railway Company, to a St.  Louis friend, announces that he has not  yet resigned his position as president  of 'the road, and at present has no idea  of so doing.  ��� MUNICH, Texas, August 28.���One of  the greatest*gas wells discovered in the  gas belt was struck a mile east of Parker City on Monday night by the Farm,  Land Oil Company, which was boring  for, oil in "the new oil territory. The  well is estimated to be flowing 3,000,000  cubic feet a day.  ��� NEW YORK, August 28.���Mrs. Carrie  Nation went' to -police headquarters today, where she had pn interview with  police commissioner Murphy, who told  her she would be arrested if she violated the law in the city. Mr. Murph*.  was much annoyed because Mrs. Natior.  called him "Father."  READING, Pennsylvania, August 28.���  A. H. Beschota, the former chairman o!  the 'strikers' committee of the Philadelphia & Reading railway employees.  was brought here today. He was cap  tured at Allentown last night in disguise. Beschota is charged with embezzling money contributed to carry oi.  the strike.  "CHICAGO,���Augiist-28r���Margaret-Ly--  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Jntcrcit allowed ou deposit*-.   Prosont rate  three jrer corrt.  GRANGE V. HOLT,  ^ Managor Nolson Branch.  Hesse, also gets Frederickshoff castle,  on which the dowager empress spent  tho whole of the 33,000,000 marks which  she received fiom the late countess  Galliera. The dowager 'empress destroyed only her most private papers. The  remainder were deposited in the Frederickshoff library. The fortune of the  dowager empress included nothing from  the late fiucen Victoria, the dowager  empress having renounced all claims on  her mother's estate.  LONDON, August 28.���The engagement is officially announced of Helen,  daughter of ex-governor Levi P. Morton of New York, to count Boson de  Perigord, second son of the due de Talleyrand.  LONDON, August 28.���Cyp won tho  great Eber handicap plate of 1000 sovereigns (mile and three-quarters) at the  York August meeting today. Rensselaer second, and Strong Boat third.  Eighteen horses ran.  VIENNA, August 28.���The Tageblatt  today publishes mail correspondence  from Constantinople which says the sultan will go to war rather than yield to  unreasonable demands; that he is studying plans for defense, and that he has  ordered 300 guns from Germany.  BERLIN, 'August 28.���The Lokal  Anzeiger's correspondent- says today  that the dowager empress Frederick will  give to each of her children, including  tho emperor, a round million marks.  The estate is larger than^was expected,  and shows that the. dowager empress  enlarged the same through skilful management and by reinvesting her income."  The Tagoblatl today prints an authoritative denial of the report that the dowager empress was married to baron von  Seckondorff, grand chamberlain of her  majesty's court. "    ���  Capital        -      -      $2,500,000  Rest       -     _- -    $1,860,000  H. S. HOWLAND President.  D. g. WILKIE General Monaster.  K. HAY Inspeotor.  SAYIHCS   BANK   DEPARTMENT.  THK   OURRSNT  RAT**!   OV   IN-TKIUtST  ALLOWED.  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker  Street.   J. M. LAY, Manager.  locomotive  is  to  be consigned to   the  scrap pile. But something else is needed.  The  wear   of   electrical   machinery   is  something immense. How can it be made  to operate with less wear, or how can  it be repaired with cheaper material?  This is the' problem that confonts electricians now, and limits the use of electricity to local uses only. In all transportation the' chiefest item is fueL and-  if electricity can run trains with less  fuel than steam motors, why the old  will have to give way to the new. Still,  there are many people who believe that  the world's great power is to be compressed air. It has advantages over all  the other power makers. It is absolutely  clean;   it  is   absolutely  non-explosive.  Possibly it might be manufactured for  a train or ship when in motion. If that  could'be, done, it would settle the business effectually. But then if-the Englishman is not' mistaken uDout his motor,  then "that will have the right of way.  Science is at work in a thousand laboratories on those* problems'.  '���^'^'^'^'^typiZ:&&~&&&&��-��_:^SL-'-*'-'~->*'~  ���^���^-/*-^-^/w]w-P��F**^��^.^_r'_r:*e!_p_p_p'^._r.^!fe  We can Interest You   -.  to  to Just Received a Large Consignment of the Latest Umbrellas and Canes Direct fPOm ;��  'to                        New York.   Inspeet them and Save Money by Buying here -to  to                                                            -  *'  to   y                      -��-.                       _-- .     -_    . ...to  to <J.  11V  The  'V-5_r^  over,  r&&&&&&&2& &����;��:��_��: i^^i__fc____t__a__��___fe___fe-^-^->^.>^.^_.W ���*__.- __.   __.       __v  ���^^^-iP^'-sr^^^^^C'^       ?^^.*^.*^^.^.^.g.g-rg^.*g;^;*^;.*^^^s>^^  9\  to  _S  . Asia.  MANILA, August .28.���Owing to the  heavy rains, active operations against  the insurgents in,the district of Samar  have been temporarily suspended.  ^  ler, 7 years old, and reported to bo ai  heiress to $100,000, was kidnaped. yes-:  terday from the home of Mrs. M."E.  Green of this city, where the girl ha*'  been cared for since her mother's death  a weekago. Her '/captor, driving at  breakneck speed*'was pursued by policemen in a. patrol wagon to Raven-  sword. There all trace of him was lost.  . NEW YORK, August 2S��� A number  ' of members of the Friendly Sons of St  Patrick and of the Catholic clubs of tho  city.went down to Sandy Hook on-the  police patrol boat today, to visit sii  Thomas! Lipton on board his steam  yacht Erin. When sir Thomas was here  two years ago, he was made an honorary member of the*Friendly Sons. The  party will spend the entire day down  tlie bay.-  "' PHILADELPHIA,   August  2.S.���Sever  persons, one woman and six men,  arc  known positively to have perished as v  result of an explosion in the steamboat  City of Trenton, on the Delaware river,  off Terresdale, this afternoon, and one  woman, is missing.   More than a score  of  others   were  injured,   two   of  them  fatally.    Not ��� one  of  the  bodies ' have  yet been identified.    Three of the dead  were brought to the morgue in this city  in  the police boat Edwin  Stuart,  and  four others are lying at Terresdale, hut  will be brought here tonight. .  BEAUMONT, Texas, August 28.���The  .. Palestine-Beaumont is still throwing a  stream of.,petroleum as high as the top  of the 70-fppt derrick, and it has added  the life of'another man to its list, making a  total 'of' three  fatalities.   James  Smith and John McDaniel were .-drowned  in oil on Monday night, and last night  Peter, Gallagher   met   the   same   fate.  Two other men were dragged, out with  difficulty and restored to consciousness.  F. W. Chase, an expert submarine diver,  managed to stay the spray while encased in his diving suit, and it is believed  tlie' well   will   be  closed   today  without-difficulty.  Europe.  HOMBURG, August 28.���The will  of  the late-dowager empress Frederick was  . opened with special ceremony today. Her  fortune totals eleven million marks.'Her  ... six children receive a million each. The  ���'youngest, princess Margaret of Hesse,  wife of- prince Frederick   Charles  of  Literary Sweatshop.  In an effort to save aspiring people  from the perils of what he calls the "lite  erary sweatshop,"' an anonymous contributor to the Independent presents  some literary and newspaper conditions  that have come under his observation.  His advice to the youth who would-be-  come a literary man or an editor is  .''Don't," and, although it is possible  that some of the terrors he presents are  exaggerated, his illustrations are interesting.  An instance is made of a literary man  who is widely known as a lecturer, and,  who is also the author of five or six  books. This man tojd the writer that  he had not made a cent from any of his  books, as he had to advance money to  get them published. Questioned as to  short stories, as a writer of which he is  familial, "he pulled out large drawers  in his desk and showed me that they  wore filled with short stories." His income from that source during two years  had  been, only $2.  A Chicago book publishing firm told  this_authority_that_during one~year~1700"  manuscript-* of books had been received  and examined. Of this number one was  accepted, and it. contained 80,000 words,  for wliich the author received ?80, or a  rate of $1 for every 1000 words. Another  firm publishing juvenile literature pays  its authors at the rate of $5 per 1000  words, and this firm exhibited a story  from a well-known writer, who was supposed to command a large income. Yet  he accepted the sum of $50 for a story  the typewriting of which must have  cost $30.  Many people who believe earnestly In  their literary work conclude to publish  their own books/ One man who'did this  paid for the printing and binding himself. He had made no efforts for distribution and sale, having forgotten  these important items. When the volumes were brought home they filled an  entire room at his boarding house, and  the landlady charged him $1.50 per week  for rent. He cannot sell the volumes  and, does not know what to do/Another  author in the same predicament became  so desperate that he,went out each day  with a number of his books and sold  them among his friends and acquaintances or even among strangers for any  price he could get. Yet he did not realize what he expended.  "Oh, sweet girl graduate," warns; this,  unknown, "go take "in washing; and  youth of the giant intellect, go labor in  the coal mine, sooner than come in the  literary field!" This is rather pessimistic advice, and in view of the great  flood of modern novels within the last  year it would not appear that the literary market is'so-difficult to reach as  this discouraged gentleman, would make  his readers believe, But it is true that,  unless some great, success is made, litr  eratiireis not a golden path to -wealth,  and those of experience who warn  would-be wayfarers are entitled to their  cry of alarm.  Some Familiar Tautologies.  The books of rhetoric used to tell us  that the. great qualities of style were  perspicuity, energy, and elegance, or  clearness/force, and grace; and that, as  a means toward these and for other reasons, it was important to be concise, to  avoid needless words. Whether they no  longer, teach thus, or whether puipls disregard their instructions, you can  scarcely read a page or a column anywhere without meeting words that add  nothing to others with which they are  immediately connected, Thus:  * General rule, "A rule is genera], of  course, and "no less, so for being liable  to exceptions. There seems no excuse  for piling-the adjective on top of the  noun, unless' some "special rule" is  brought into contrast or "comparison.  Thought to h'imself. -How else should  he think? If he thought aloud' you  would have to say so/ Either he "said  to himself"���which- is another -way of  putting it���or he simply "thought."  Nodded his head. If he had nodded  his legs, or his elbows, the case,��would-  he more "notable. He might, properly  "shake his head," for he could shake  other things;'butrin the present state  of language, one can nod no other part  of himself or of creation than his head.  Together with. If John went to town  with his wife, they went together; if  they went together, he was necessarily  with hor.  Back again, returned again,' rose  again. When this signifies that he returned or rose a second time it is correct; otherwise not. The thought in our  minds is apt "to be that he is here again  after a'' single absence.  Month of May, summer season, etc.  Everybody knows that May is a month  and summer a season.  Rose up. If people were in the habit  of rising down, or if it'were possible to  do so, this would not be tautological.  Young boy, A boy Is perforce young;  "old boy" is a jocose expression, never  taken literally. The case against  "young girl" is not so strong, for "girl"  by itself has unfortunately come to  imply a possible lack of tenderness or  respect.  at other times, or in the main, as with  A. Ward and his giant mind, they  "haven't it with" them when they perpetrate this atrocity. Of course, "there"  at the beginning of a sentence is commonly a meaningless word, used by a  stupid but inevitable idiom to put something before the verb, and, people, for  lack of thought, forget to leave it out  when another word witli a meaning  comes into take its place. Thus Perkins  wants to say, "Here arises a difficulty,"  'having his fine mind concentrated on his  matter,*- oblivious of such small things  as,particles and short words, he blunders upon "There here," which is a monstrosity to eye and ear, or "Here there,"  which is equally as absurd and almost as  barbarous���not quite', for the emphasis  js always on the real word, which in  this case comes first, slurring the useless one that ought to be absent.  It will not do to. say that these specimens abound in the best writers and are,  therefore, justifiable. They are not the  best writers when^they write in this  way��� through pure carelessness, for,''  they know better. ' Nobody is infallible'  but the pope; Homer sometimes nods,  but his nodding did not produce the  "Iliads We' want to follow tlio best  writers jn their excellencies, not iri their  errors.  Does  not  contain->any  harmful' Ingredients. Ironbrew.  Thorpe & Co. bottle It. Ironbrew.  coDyc^^__isr*x  OFFICE: BAKER STREET WEST, NELSOJV B. C.  TELEPHONE NO. 219.   P. 0. BOX 688.  IVjARBLE, BUILDING STONE,  .     BRICK AND LHV|E   The   Mansfield    Manufacturing  Company  nave the above mentioned building materials  .far sale at reasonable prices.    Special"quotations  to   builders- and contractors for large  orders.  SHERIFF'S SALE.  *y%&^ ����%*"*��� *���*�� _*  rieht tffin -,���*"?��� .take1 H execntion all the >��� , , ,";  ,-���t iic rnd '"terost of the sard defen- V-R^V  SS^���*?0,._5,.P.?*?al. Mines,   Ijimited,   noS-" - * *V  personal   liability.  , - -.   ��� ���,   non-  in   the   mineral   claims  .BAKER  'STREET,-   NELSON.  L'ghted bv Electricity and Heated with Hot Air,  Large comfortable bedrooms and first-  class dining room. Sample rooms for commercial  men.  RATES S2 PER DAY  FroD.  IV|rs. E. 0, Clarke,  Late of the Royal Hotel, Calgary  SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. McMANUS, Manager.  ORDERS BY MAIL PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO  ______  CO_M^^.JST"^r  OFFICE:'(TBAKEn STF.EET WEST, JiELSO^, B. C." TELEPHONE NO 219.    P. 0. BOX 688.  Sp,*    and  canecl  "climax,"   "William  ?,'11-,( "Maratt,"  "La Salle," and "HoDe " "" -**���  all situated on Goat creek on the east skie -    ,  of Kootenay lake and adjolnlnir the Vni    " .  paraiso group-of mineral c a hfs,  and  rt" 1   *  corded in the,ofllce of the mining recorder "  for the .Goat'River mining division o�� the ~  West Kootenay distrrct, to recover "he sum -'  sK vr���nf^,drnV,d si*-y-two dollars an���  V.;���i. c,?nt? i*3'"-"-���). amount of said wilt of  Fieri   Facias,   and   also  interest  on   threo'  eonti^rn.  f)11',ty;"lne  dollars  and  'sixty-  cenib  o-J..G3).  at five per centum  ner annum from the 21th day of July, ]901   until  ���.���?}'  besi?es, sheriff's ��� poundage,  of 1-  cers   fees,   and  all   othor  legal   Incidental - --   r"Hi-  expenses; all of which I shall expose for '     '  "  sale,   or  sufficient  thereof  to  satisfy  said --'  nd^GI. tj d.eb,t- a,ld co-sts at my cfflce ne-it       '*%  to  the court house in the city of Nelson     -*&�����  forenoon  ' ,lou-r ot U ��'clock in ">?>-*��� &  n,���_? r/nten(]i"e' Purchasers will saU-sfy"'*-, 7'S  thcn-iscli-os as to interest and title of the " -.  bald detendunts. - s* 1'   TUCK  tw_i ���<��� v ,Shcri'J ��f South kootenav * "  Pa-tP(1 at Nelson, B. C, 15th August,* _90_,~  *4|  -"���."J1,.  ��� hJ  "1*1  Si  In the meantime. "Meantime" is an  adverb and not to be governed by a  preposition. lit you are. paid" by the!word  and wish to use as many as may he,-divide thisjnto-its'original-elements and  say, "Ih the mean time;"   v  Here there, there here. This hideous  locution appears impossible, standing  thus by itself; but '-'-'regret to say it is  often found in the productions of good  writers.   That is, they, are good writers  Bar stocked with best brands of wines,  liquors, and cigars. Beer on draught. Large  comfortable rooms. First class table board.  victor .AFr&nSciTim   CINCINNATI, OHIO.   . Tiro largest Arc nrorf tafc works in die world.  Ovcrlhree carlo .ids sold irr Kuotcnay in eight  month?. .  On the construction of the Arrowhead &  Kootenay railway ln the Lardo district.  HIGHEST WAGES PAID  In order to secure men without. delay  ; ordinary labor wllt'be paidC$2.25 per day  'and axemen $2.50 per day.  . '. What Will the Motor Be?  The Chicago Great Western railway  company is preparing to use electric  motor power on all its suburban roads.  And the struggle seems to be making  all round, to substitute electric for  steam power wherever possible. It is  in the air that an invention is already  on the way through which the making  of electric power will"be much cheapened, and with the coming.of that, the  GOOD STATION WORK  can; BE* SECUREIX   "'���'".  For.  further   particulars   apply   to, the  Nejson Employment 'A^n|Meaj.'o.r,'.tp^  CARBON & POfiTEff  0;3> TRACTORS.  HENRY'S NMEBIBS:  APIARY 4N0 GREENHOUSES  Greenhouse and Bedding, out Plants!  Lowest   Prices.  BEE SUPPLIES. SEEDS, FERTILIZBRS  Agricultural implements, fruit baskets  and-crates, fruit-'and ornamental trees,  bulbs for fall planting.  '}}\~'  :.-^H^.vVV-'l..7/-^"*--, r  ���tiv^Cv-VTV.'1''/--'';-' ' "\-   "*y  ~/^-'<>��^''w fv,:   v .y- ���-%;. . .  i'"7-., -.*.������  >r *'.'fv- ","��� !"���*���>*&,  --"- *. *;-.*.r\vrAr��--4&wM  "��� xvyy-xZ?'. -y^W  -������ �����*_*_-*���___._?:  *-���    MOETGAG-E SALE. ','J  MMw.M0r!���and b>\v"'tue of the powers con-  tained  in  a  certain,  mortgage,   which  will---  S?n1,h2c,JJS-ed   iltV lh0  .tlm��   ��f   sale,   there*  NWli  be offered  for sale by public auction  (-.uu-cct to re-served bids) on Satmday? the  o'HnPiry.n��MAu,Sust'J901' at *'���-- hour of 11^  be ^nUi,V,!le.��?rGno?n' i11 th,e Premises to  ill   ? L1*     the   undersigned   auctioneers,  r ��-fATl0^,",nB,_,pr?Perty.   namely:  ���IjOt No. :*.*, 1'lock 7, ������Addition A" tb Nolson (subdivision of j_ot 150  Group 1  Km  VHP, BistrIct>  together with the buildings -  and improvements thereon; the same being  . Ve__fPIVemises,    fronting-    on   Observatory  Kefly.'  form.rly owned *>y -he late James ^  The property is within 25 feet ofthe tramway line on Kootenay street:  iorm.s��� fewnty-irve per cent of the mir-  -ninS%^��r��r  t0 ,bc, PaW   ���"-'���   th<-   lima of  the   sale, balance in twenty-one days  Tf the  purchaser so desires,  SCOO will  bo allowed  t01j.jrcnria!l;, ��"   mortgage  on   the  property  0.K_?r fu,rthr particulars and conditrons'of  sale apply to the"auctioneers.  C.  A. WATERMAN ,_ CO., Auctioneers. **  Rooms 14 nnd 35 K. w. C.  Block ?  DISSOLUTION OF 00-PAETNEESHIP,  Notice is hereby given that the "co-partnership hitherto existing between the un-  dcisigned under the stvle of Staikey &  Company, wholesale commission mer- '  chants, lias this day been dissolved by tho ���  retirement ol George Jl. Phillips, who has  transferred to F. Starkey all Iris interest  In the assets-, book accounts and business.  j\ll persons indebted to tho said partnership are hereby requested to make payment  to F. Starkey, who has assumed all the liabilities of the partnership and who -will  continue the  business.  GEO.   M.   PHILLIPS,  PRED    STARKEY  Witness: IT. BUSH.  ���Nulson���B-C.--lith���August"- idoit^ =_*"  Wl  '-03  WRITE FOR CATALOCUE AND PRICES.  P. J. RUSSELL, B.C -Agent  ���NELSON. B. O.  EAST KOOTENAY'S FIRST  ANNUAL MINERAL,  i   AGRICULTURAL AND  INDUSTRIAL EXHIBITION  Catalogues Free.  3009 Westminster Road.  Vancouver  THREE  DAYS  OF   INSTRUCTION,   INTEREST AND  ENJOYMENT.  CRA.NBR.00K, B   C, SEPTEMBER 25 to 27, 1901.  . The best program ever seen In the country. See posters and circulars for further  particulars. Mineral exhibit, bucking contests, agricultural exhibit, horse, races.  Specially low return railway rates from  all points.  A. W. McVITTIE, Secretary.  TREMONT HOUSE  321 TO Ml HAKEIl STRKET, NKLSOV  ��� im^mawM MEALS 25 CENTS  Roorrfs Lighted by Electricity and Heated oy Strain 25 Cents to $1  urns & Co.  Wholesale and Retail  ^nelsot^b. o. Dealers in Meats  Markets at   Nelson,   Rossland, Trail,   Kaslo, Ymir,   Sandon,   Silverton, Net��  Donver, Revelstoke, Feryusou Grand Forks, Greanwood, Cascade Ciby, Mid  ���way, and Vancouver,     ;*  '��� Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  AUj kinds of  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  wno: icsaIjK avd iiktail  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  K  W. C BLOCK  WARD STREET  OltniORS I��Y JUTI, nKCJTIVR PROMPT ATTKNTION.  E. C. TRAVES, Manager  THB  BINDERY  DEPARTMENT OP"  THE TRIBUNE ASSOCIATION, LIMITED,  BURNS BLOCK, NBLSON.  BOOK BINDING  S?ECI/\L FOULED BLANK FOOKS  SPECIAL RULED FORMS  OEBTIHOATE   OF  IMPBOVEMEIITS '  NOTICE���CITY      'MINI3RAL      'CLAIM  Situate  In  the Nolson  Mining Division  of  West  Kootonny-District.  ��� -Whore loeuted: AbouL ono mile south of  Nolson.  Tako'notice that I, Wiliam John Goepel,  Frco Miner's Certilicate No. 50,500, intend,  sixty days from the dato hereof, to applv  lo the Mining- Recorder -for a Certillcate of  improvements for the purpose of .obtaining a Crown Grant of Iho above claim  ������Ami-further take notice that action under section 'Xi, must be commenced beforo  tho issuance of such Certificate - of -Improvement.**.  Dated   this  10th   day  of Aiigust,-j\.   D.,  ]901^    av.   j.   GOEP_jL  OEETIFIOATE   OF  IMPEOVEMENTS.  .NOTICH���NKLSON MINKKAL CLAIM,  situato iu the Nelson ���Alining Division of  AVest   Kootenay   District.  Where located: About one mile south of  Nelson.  Take notice that I, John Paterson,  Free Minor h Cerr illcn to No. riO.727, Intend,  sixty days from tho date hereof, to apply  to the Mining Recorder for a Certlfri.ito  of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant ol' the above cliim.  And further take notice that action, under section.37, must be commenced before  lire issuance of such Certiilcatf���'.-.f improvements.  Dated this 10th day of August A D.  1301. JOHN   PATERSON  OEETIFIOATE  OF   IilPEOVEMENTS.  NOTICE.-THE CHAMPION MINERAL  claim, situate In the Nelson mining division of AVest Kootenay district. AVliere  located: On Forty-nine creek about 200  yards from hydraulic dam.' Take notice  that I, E. AV. Matthews, acting as agent  for Henry Samuel Crotty, free miner's  certificate No. b49,970,- Intend, sixty daj-s  from the date hereof, to apply to the min-  'ini? recorder for a certificate of improvements for the purpose of obtaining a  crown grant of the above claim And  further take notice that.action, under section 37, must be commenced before the Issuance of such certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 18th day of July, A. D. l**ni.  OEETIFIOATE   OF   IMPEOVEMENTS.  - Tiger,-Kitchener and Last Chance mineral claims, situate ln the Nelson-mining  division of West Kootenay district. AVhero  located: On Morning mountain on the east  side of Sandy creek about one mile from  tho Kootenay river. Take notice that I,  R. Smith, free miner's certificate 53,76'_b,  acting as agent for A. Thorn, free miner's  certilicate 55,C70b, Henry E. Hammond,  free miner's certificate 55.G09b, and An-  uandale D. Grieve, free miner's certificate  G5,GCSb, intend sixty davs from tho dato  liurcof to apply to the mining recorder  for a certificate of improvements, for the  purpose of obtaining a crown **rant of the  above claim. And further, take noilee that  actio/*, undor Hoctiori 37, inu?t be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements. R. SMITH.  Datod this 25th day of July, A. D: 190*_  j* t,a ar_s**_*__n_jMn_-H"__**-^^  mr&^.&^ir*  ;.v  THE NELSOK TRIBUNE,  THURSDAY MORNING,' AUGUST 29,-1901  FLY TIME  ^  The house fly though small, is troublesome, in order to  keep your temper better and make yourself more comfortable  these hot days, buy your fly papers, insects powders, &c,  &c, from  us.    We keep the kinds that kill.  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  VIOTORIA  BLOOK  NELSON,   B. O.  For the Boys   NEW ADVEETISEMENTS;   W. Tl. Bullock-Webster, Nelson���Notice  ol meeting of license commissioners.  Fred Irvine and George Johnstone, Nelson���Notice of meeting of parishioners of  St.   Saviour's  church.   LOCALS. ���__  Is a tonic and food as well as a beverage.  Ironbrew.  Nel.son Hotel Bar. Trv our  Romaiue.  On today.  Try It. Ironbrew.  'Punch a la  Having added to my stock a large  range of Youth's Boy's and Children's  clothing, I am now prepared to" offer  to the public the best variety of these  goods ever shown in Nelson. .  Everything is new and up-to-date  and are selling at the very lowest price's.  Intending purchasers - wiU do well , to  examine my stock and geUprices before  purchasing elsewher.  217 and 219 _  Baker Street  J. A. GILKER  REFRIGERATORS       HAMMOCKS  i __���  Now is your time* to get a bargain in these lines as we  "must dispose of them, all this month. If you want one or  both of these lines the price won't hinder  you.  LAWRENCE   HARDWARE   CO.  IrtJDorters and. Dealers ln. Shelf and Heavy- Hardware.  to  to  \  ifsr  IT PAYS TO CALL ON US  WHEN YOU WANT ANYTHING IN  WE ARE SHOWING THE FINEST STOCK OF RATTAN.  GOODS EVER SHOWN IN THE CITY  J. C. BUjVYAN & GO  to  'to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  m  AT THE HOTELS.  HUME��� J. R. Gifford, Silver King;  C. M. Kolston, Vancouver; Miss M. McQueen, Kaslo; .1. R. Southcott, Victoria;  J. A. Horron, Spokane; Mrs. White,  Trail; Eugene Croteau, Kossland: T.  W. Holland and A. McQueen, Grand  Forks; M. S. Logan, Rossland; Charles  Of, Enterprise.  PHAIR���George A. Austin, Calgary;  R. A. C. McNally, Rowland; Maxwall  Stevenson, Ainsworth; George H. Cowan  and H. II. Morris, Vancouver; James  P. Reed, Portland; Ted Baker, Helena,  Montana; L. A. Campbell, Rossland;  R. H. Jamieson, Victoria; R. R. Bruce,  Peterboro. v  QUEENS���A. G. Creelman, Rossland;  N. T. Smith arid wife, Sandon;. Mrs.. E  Stewart, Spokane; A. B.. Docksteader,  Cody; W. A; Davies, Kaslo.  GRAND CENTRAL���XV. Armstrong  Bruce County; W. T. Briggan, Springfield, Ontario; F. Goucher and wife,  Vancouver;  H. Holton, Rossland.  MADDEN��� John A. Coryell, Grand  Forks; James Nixon, J. Rose and J. H.  Elliott, Slocan City; H. Highland, Silverton.  TREiMONT���M. M. Duffy, Kamloops;  Alex Stewart, Five Mile; B. Winn, Toad  Mountain;  B. Fraser, Lardo.  NELSON���Frank Burton, Buffalo;  Fred Sherwood and Sam Needham,  Winnipeg.  CITY ATO DISTEICT.  A meeting of the parishioners of St.  Saviour's, church   has   been   called   for  ��� Wednesday evening next in the school  room.  their views Avith respect to the;, waste  of water which takes place in the carrying of the Anderson creek water .to the  reservoir. All three member's of the  council who inspected the matter yes-  trday agree that there is an unnecessary  waste of water and that at present the  city is practically receiving no water  from Anderson creek, most of it being  lost from the flume.. A meeting of the  fire, water and light committee will  probably be called to consider the matter of making necessary repairs.  From fifty to one hundred people register at the hotels in Nelson every day  in the year. Tliis means from $500 to  to $1000 a day outside money is spent  in the town from this source" alone.  George H. Cowan, a lawyer of Vancouver and a"prominent leader in the  Conservative party, was in Nelson yesterday visiting old friends from the  black ash swamps of Lambton county,  Ontario. He left for home this morning.  Lots in the new town of Kitchener  are meeting with a ready sale at prices  ranging from ?75 to ?200. The lots held  by the provincial government in this  townsite will be offered for sale by public auction by Charles A. Waterman &  Company on  Saturday,  September 7th.  William Syers, a miner employed at  the Silver King mine, 'was charged before stipendiary magistrate Crease yesterday with being drunk and creating  a disturbance on the public highway  in the vicinity of the mine. When the  case was called it was seen that the  charge laid was hit upon to avoid complications and that the real offence committed: by Syers occurred in the mine  itself. Captain Gifford was. the chief  witness. His story was-that the foreman  of the mine when going his rounds  found Syers in the mine drunk. He ordered him to the surface' but Syers  would not go quietly, and when he did  reach the fifth level ;he committed a  technical assault u*)oh foreman Morrison, Syers . pleadedr guilty to the offense as charged and was fined ?20"and  costs. _**.' '���'���.'    "'      Z..-.  Big Salmon Pack.  VANCOUVER, August 28.���Although  there is no limit1 to the soekeye season,  as in previous years'-there will be little  more fishing done on the Fraser river  this season. For the.past two days the  canneries haye not put iip more than 200  cases daily each, and it is probable by  Saturday the nets ��� will be hung up.  The total pack to date has been estimated by the secretary of the Canners'  Association to be about 830,000 cases,  and the total pack ot the season will  certainly fall ��� short of 900,000 cases. It  was thought up to the first of last week  that the million mark, would surely be  reached, but the sockeyes cease.d to run  almost as suddenly -as they started in.  Owing to the big soekeye pack no humpbacks will be canned Jthis season. It was.  learned on the best authority that a  large portion of the salmon pack is to  be stored iri the canneries, .so that the  English markets may not be gutted.  As the salmon fleet consists ��� of nine  vessels, capable on an average of carrying 60,000 cases each, it cannot be' contemplated to send more than half a million cases to market, the balance to be  retained* for disposal:after the market  has recovered from,the effects, of the  Lig consignments from British Columbia and Pugent Sound..  TELEPHONE 27  EEC.    BTBES  So  OO,  PAINTS, OILS AND GLASS.  GARDEN  TOOLS.  REFRIGERATORS  _r��_-^-ar_-r-_______l_IMiljW mwiVMimmMmmmimBmamMmmmiKa^mm^KM^^^mm^m^mam^  POULTRY NETTING  Store, Corner Baker aid Josephine  RUBBER AND COTTON ROSE.  Sole   Agents   for   Giant   Powder   Company   and   Truax   Automatic   Ore   Cars.  JSTEXiSO^T  STORES   AT  B__ASI,0  s^___isriDo_isr  EIGHT MILES OF TRACK LAID  W  '-^���^''^'^���^'^'^"^���^'^���^'^���^���^���^���'^���^���'^'^'^���^���^���^���^���'^���'at'^fy  ���9^^'^'0-9'0^-^.^.0'0'0V-0.0'S''^''0.SSl.0'Zl.Sl'9'^��.'0f  TELEPHONE 39.  P. O. BOX 527.  Nelson Saw & Planing Mills  James "Anderson of Erie has made  application to the license commissioners for the.Nelson district for a license  to sell liquor by retail at a hotel which  he proposes to erect. His application  will come before the commissioners at  their meeting on Thursday, September  the 12th.  LIMITED.  CHARLES HILLYER, President.  HARRY HOUSTON, Secretary.  The drill of the local company of the  R. M. R. at the skating rink this evening will be in uniform. Members of the  company will be required to be at the  armory before 8 o'clock in order to take  the car which will be in waiting to convey them to the rink. The officers of the  company desire every, member of the  company to be present."  w  H_vo j list ieccive_3,WO,000 feet of loe<* from Idaho, and we are prepared to out tho largest bills  of tirnter of.ahy dimensions or lengths. Estimates given at any time. The largest stock.of sash,  doors, and mouldings in Kootenay.  COASTCLUMBER OF ALL KINDS ON HAND  OFFICE AND YARDS:   CORNER HALT, AND FRONT STREETS.  SI  E.  FERGUSON & CO.  WHOLESALE LIQUORS AND CIGARS.  NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  A COMPLETE LipE OF CANADIAN AND IMPORTED LIQUORS.  p  MM  if  ���N  Bainer (Seattle)Beer in pints and quarts.Dogs Head Ale and Stout in  pints and quarts.   Kola Wine, the bost Temperance drink.  Our Special Canadian Eye in 5b and 6s.  Dawson's Perfection Scotch Whiskey,        Granada pure Havana Oigars.  Union Oigars, a full range in prices.   Cards and Poker Chips.  G. V. Holt, manager of the Nelson  branch of the Bank of Commerce, returned Tuesday night /rom a vacation  trip to the Coast. He says that there is  a .good feeling prevailing at the Coast,  more especially with regard to mining.  Good reports.of copper finds come from  Texada Island and the West Coast of  =Yancouve.r=Islandi=Locally-f=--Vancouver"  is very much interested in the coming  visit of the heir apparent, '��� ...  Klondyke's Big Yield.  DAWSON, August; 14.'���-The ' lasting  qualities of the' Klondike placers is still  surprising the 'conservative of the land  by  rolling  up ;"an --output- this  season  second to nonfe ,ln the'."history, of the  camp,.."and ope which, regardless- of a  depressing period. of dry weather just  now, may give to." 1901* the record yield  since the "discovery of Ui'e remarkable  field. In short, Klondike' is surprising  itself. More than" ?15;500,000 is shown  by export records', in.--the Dawson gold  commissioner's office..to have been sent  out of tho camp during. June and July  of this year, and every day sees this season's total augmented. It' is almost a  certainty that the rush* at the last of the  season will bring the total to $20,000,000,  and it would not be a-great surprise to  see it "go to $25,000,000, The shipments  in May,- although not- recorded in the  gold commissioner's ��� office, perhaps  would swell the total .for the last three  months a million more, and some dust  belonging to this seaspn's output was  sent out over tho Ifte in the flrst three  months of 1901, July has-been the banner month, with a total of $9,726,000 to  its credit. June ie second with $5,918,-  000.  On the Lardo Branch.  The Trout Lake Topic of Saturday  last says: "J. G.'Sullivan, engineer in  charge of construction on the Lardo  branch of the C..P. R., J. L. Doupe, C.  P. R. land agent at Winnipeg, and A.  Taylor,; C. P. R. land agent at Nelson,  vwere in Trout Lake this week. Yesterday they, made a trip around the lake  in the. Idler; examining the shore line.  On Wednesday Messrs. Doupe and Taylor with half a dozen men located the  site for the station, also the point at  which tha wharf will be constructed.  This latter work, it is expected, will be  completed this fall t/ogether with a  warehouse. They will . n located in the  neighborhood of Park street where it  emerges onto tho shore.  "Ysterday evening the final arrangements were made in Revelstoke and tho  papers signed whereby a portion of the  unsold lots of th Trout Lake townsite.  become the property of the C. P. R. This  arrangement includes the establishment  at an early date of a station of a warehouse and a station and a wahn, K j_.  Wells, the general agent of the Trout  Lake Townsite Company at Revelstoke,'  is,.the authority for the statement* that-  the final arrangements will be completed on Friday.  . , '   .,   * .  "Speaking to Mr.'. Sullivan, he. said  the first eight miles of the road has been  railed and ballasted and that the track-  laying crew would commence on the second'section right away. When this is  finished it will-bring the rails within  13 miles of Duchesnay,% at the foot of  Trout Lake. The wagon" road was now  within five .miles of the same point.  There was still some four or five miles  of right-of-way to be cut, and this work  together with the grading was being  proceeded with as quickly as it could  be done with the limited force of men  it was possible to obtain. He said the  work was being hampered because of the  difficulty the contractors experienced  in getting men for the work. They  found it impossible -at present to fill  .up their gangs, notwithstanding the fact  .that Messrs., Carlson and Porter were  offering 25 cents per day .more than  was being paid on any other construction in the province.' That the road will  be built this fall is expected, although  the difficulty of obtaining men was retarding it at present. However, he expected that later on labor would be  more plentiful, and with the full complement of men the work would be  pushed ahead with greater expedition."  ~z*xm*zxxixxxxxxizxaxxxiixTixxzxixxzxzxxxxxxxxxxxzxxxzzxxxxxxzxxiixiiixizxxxxxxxizxxizxxxxxxxxxxxiixzx:azxx  THE   PROSPECTORS   EXCHANGE  No. 4, K. W. C. Block,' NELSON, B. O.  Gold. Silver-Lead and Copper Mines wanted at the Exchange.  Free Milling Gold Properties wanted at once for Eastern Investors.  Serty for salo rue requested to sond samples of thoir ore to the  esiro to hear from all prospectors who have promising- mineral  Parties having* mining propi  Exchange for exhibition. Ave d<  claims in British Columbia. -  Prospectors and mining mon are requested to mako tho Exchange their headquarters when  All samples should be sent by express, Prepaid.   Correspondence solicited.  Address all communications to    .  Telephone 104 ANDREW  F.  ROSENBERGER,  P.O.Box 700 Nelson, B.C.  ZXXXXXXZIXIXIXXXXIIXXXXXZIZXXIZXZTZtZXX_XX___VnXZXXXT.ZXXX_t______XX^XXXXZ^m  Spectacles  or Eyeglasses  We can. show you, a fine  assortment of styles in  spectacle ware of different  quality and price. Every  pair fitted free of charge  and guaranteed.     .  BROWN BROS  Opticians and  Jewelers.  HMB.CAMEB01  INSURANCE, -   '  .REAL ESTATE  and MINING BROKER.  BAKER STItKET  XKLSOX  REPRESENTS  The  Best Firo  and  Life Insurance  Companies Doing Business ln  the City.  Money to loan at S per cent-upon improved proporty. Interest payable semi*  annually.  Principal  payable  annually.  HOUSES TO RENT CHEAP.  E.-S. Clouston, general'manager of the  Bank of Montreal, accompanied by his  wife and daughter and Mr. and Mrs. W.  C. Meredith, passed through Nelson en  route to Montreal. They have been on  a sight-seeing trip over the main line  .of the C. P. R. to the Coast, and came  through the Boundary via the Okanagon  Lake route. Owing to an engagement of  Mr. Clouston's in Montreal, that requires  his presence there by the 1st, they were  unable to take time to see Nelson by  daylight.  Agents Brunswick-Balke Coliender Billiard,  Tables and Supplies.  IS;  If  Is-  S'  Is  te  I-  !,  ROSSL,AIND   E1NQIIXEERIIVO   WORKS  cun__iff__ & McMillan  Founders,  Boilermakers  and Machinists.  ORB OARS, skips, cagep, oro bin doors, chuto3 and ureneral wrought iron work. Our ore cars are  the best on tho market    Writo ns for references and full particu aru. i  SECOND HAND MACHINERY FOR SALE.-One 5-foot Pelron watcr-vvheel, width 600feet, "8 told"  spinal riveted pipe. One 10x5x13 outside packed plunger sinking pump. Rock drills, stuping  bars, &c. &c  AGENTS NORDHEY PUMPS. STOCK CARRIED.  P.  O.   Box  198. THIRD  AVENUE,   ROSSLAND.  Dave McAstocker, Nelson's star base  ball pitcher, got into trouble on Robson  street on Tuesday evening. Ho. attempted to drive a horse attached to a  delivery wagon through a portion of the  street which was closed to trafiic to  enable city workmen to relay some  water mains, with the result that the  horse went into the trench and broke  one of the mains. As the accident happened after fi o'clock there was a small  sized freshet before the wator could be  shut off.  IN HALF GALLONS, QUARTS AND PINTS.  WE ALSO HAVE ALL KINDS OF FRUIT.  :John A. Kirkpatrick was married in  Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia, yesterday,  to Miss. Jessie G. McKay, one of the  belles of Jack's home town. The news  that the marriage was co come off yesterday was received with no little surprise by, tho" Nelson friendfe of tlie  groom, and chey.forthwith decided to  lets Jack know that :they were next by  'sending him a joint wire conveying their  congratulations. The signatures to the  telegram reads like a copy of the Nelson directory of a few years agor when  everyone kne*,y everyone else and Gilbert Malcolm' Sprpfti held a monopoly  in the discussion of the knotty question  of social precedence.  Cumberland Mine Fire.  NANAIMO, August '28.���Thomas Morgan, inspector of mines, who returned  from Cumberland on the Thistle on Sat-  _urday,_states_that-the-work-of-flooding  the  burning mine   has  already   commenced there.   A trench has been opened through the 100 yards separating: th'e  mine from the lake and they are letting  about 2200 gallons a minute in from that  source.    In addition-to this  there are  two   pumps  working,,  which,  together  with the surface water, introduces about  1000 gallons more, so that about 3000  gallons a minute are being poured in.  At this rate it will take about a month  to  flood  the mine.   < Inspector  Morgan  estimates that it will.be two years before  the  lower workings of the mine  will be in a condition to work again.  The upper workings, which have been  untouched by the fire, will be in shape  to work, however.    It' has hegn found  tliat owing to the oil which Ja found  in the shale of the mine that theflre  was running into the shale, which necessitated the management taking these  measures and flooding.the mine as the  only course open to them.  There Is No Secrecy.  LONDON, August 28.���Tapping wireless telegraph messages proves to be so  easy that if privacy is to be secured under the new system everything will have  to be in code. Two striking examples  of the way these wireless messages go  floating through the air recently occurred.- When the German squadron was  maneuvering off the coast of France a  telegraph station near Ushant heard  many message^ that passed betAveen the  ships. A more striking case occurred  during the British maneuvers when one  admiral learned all the plans of the opposing squadron by tapping messages of  instructions sent by,the other admiral  to his captains. ,  __or_Bto_ Block, Baker Street.  5T#lej>hone 161. P. O. Box 176  JOHN A. IRVING & CO.  Aldermen Paterson, Irving and Gillett made a visit yesterday morning to  the city reservoir and also inspected the  fitimo and head works wju'ch "-'provide  for the diversion of the Anderson creek  water into the reservoir. The.result of  their visit is to confirm them in their  opinion that alderman Paterson is right  and that the city engineer is wrong in  Company Stands by Committee.  MONTREAL, August 28.���A committee of trainmen waited, on the general  manager of the Canadian Pacific railway on behalf of the striking trackmen  yesterday. The situation was fully-explained to it,, and ltuwas advised that  the company intended.to m*ide by the  recommendation of the conciliation  committee. After a full discussion the  committe- left, notifying the general  manager that it would endeavor to persuade the trackmens' committee to accept the terms offered,  Mining Kecords.  Three new locations were recorded at  the Nelson record office yestrday. J. &  H��� on Porcupine creek, about seven and  a half miles from railway on the south,  side of the creek, by John Morrigeau;  Elk, on the east fork of the north fork  of the Salmon, adjoining Republic,  by  H.  Ginsberg;   B.  C.  Mint, on the east  fork of the north fork of the Salmon,  by J. J. Roets; Defender, at the head of  _Sproul_e_cr_eek,_,adjoiniug_the���Arizona,-  by P. A. Norberg; Bull Head, aujoining  the Defender, by W, F, Hornshoe.  Certificates of work were issued to E'  Peters,-on the Maple creek; O. P. Henderson, on the Hope, Charity arid Faith;  E. Ptllant et al, on the Dartagnan;  Porthos, Aramis and Ottos; Frank  Crowe, on the L. C; Canadian Pacific  Exploration Company, on the Republic,  M. and M. Fractional and Rico No. 2  Fractional; M. J.;��� Hughes, on the_ Exchange; and W. F. Hornshoe, on* the  Arizona.  Eosbland's Population.  According to a dispatch received by  the Rossland Miner fronv Ottawa, Rossland has 13'J3 dwelling houses, 1367 families, and- a population of G13S. This  makes Rossland the fourth town in the  province in population. The returns give  New Westminster 6498,. against 6C7S in  .1891, and Nanaimo 6130, as against 6572  In 1891. The returns for Nelson have"  not yet been made public,'but a rumor  some time ago placed the population  at 5500. . y'..-    . .  Will Dive for 'the Treasure. 7  VANCOUVER, August 28. ��� Diver  Moore of this city announces that if the  Islander is not in water over 35 fathoms  deep he will try to recover the treasure,  that went down with her. The estimate  of the value of the gold lost varies. It  .is said that there were four, boxes containing 1400 pounds of gold for one of  the banks, which would be valued at  about ?280,000, and it is known that two  lots of ?10,000 each went down in the  safe; and "other" 'parcels -of "gold" are'  thought to haye gone down. The first  estimates of the treasure on board were  given at $275,000, but others come forward with the opinion that there was as  much as ?400,000 on hoard.  Pienie  The Odd Fellows of Nelson Encampment and i_ootenay Lodge will hold a  picnic at Squire's Point, opposite Nelson, on Thursday, August 29lh. Hale's  launch will make regular trips from  Hale's boat house, starting at 4 o'clock  p. m. All Odd Fellows, their wives, and  lady friends arc invited to attend. Come  bring  yourybaskets  and   have  a  good  H/R. CAMERON   AQ3TNT BAKER STRR1KT._  ji**********************X*}'  |h. H. PLAYF0RD& CO. I  MADDEN   BLOCK  NELSON.  m  <n  9*  9t  *  Hi '  Ht  CIGAR |  w>  (I*  time.  Committee:  G. W. HALE,  _G.  H.  K INR APE,  _F. J.' SQUIRE.  ' ^���**:*-******-*i_*.**.*.*.*.*.*.**:^.  THE ATHABASCA  Roast   Leg   of   Lamb  Lunch  for  TOBAT  ������***.*.***. !f��  (ft  !?V  91  9)  m  m  9.  91  w  9)  9.  9)  Ht  J?  %; TOBACCO   AND  S MERCHANTS.  m  J P. O. Box 637, Telephone 117. j  flV y.  **.******���************.****&,  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Desirable Business and Residence Lots  in (Bogustown) Fairview Addition-  FOR SALE  20,000 Shares Similkameen  ���Valley. Goal Co., Ltd.   ,..  Having been appointed official'broker  for the" above company, I will offer  shares for the next fifteen days. These  will undoubtedly advance as rapidly as  did those of the Crow's Nest Pass Coal  Company. .  For full particulars and prospectus  apply to  KEQINALI) J. .STEEL  . V ���      -   ��� ll.UCKIt KTREI'T  Office  on  Baker  street," west  ot  Stanley  Street, Nelson.   ,  Hi  _U.  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  *.  91  91  *.  91  ��  91  m  _i**���*.**���*���***���**���*9. P.*.*.*.*.*.*.**.*.*:* ft-  '    QUENCH  YOUR  THIRST WITH  Anhciiser-IJ-ii-clr  Hoer, l'ahsD (Mil-  wntrko" Deer. (Jrrl-  gftvy I.lecr*, I'ors-  uirnr & Co. Hirer*.  Gosncll iicor, and  IV|ANHATTAN  SALOON  Bi-.ubJo .Torspy  iluttorinilk.  FISHING TACKLE  Swiftwater Married Again..  TACOMA, August 28.--It is stated that  William C, Gates, generally known as  "Swiftwater Dill," has eloped with his  niece, Adaline.Lydia Boyle. Miss Boyle  is about 14 years old. The two left Tacoma Thursday evening, taking the  southbound train for Portland, and San  Francisco. A complaint was promptly  Bworn out by the girl's mother charging  her brother with kidnapping.  NELSON LICENSE DISTEIOT,  Notice is horoby g-iveo-that James Anderson, has made application under the provisions of tho "J_ic|_or License Aca, 11)00,"  for an h'otel license for the premises  which he proposes to orectto be known as  the CUib Hotel at Brio. A meeting of tlie  board of license commissioners of the Nelson license district will be held to considor such application nt the court house  at the Citv of Nelson on Thursday the 12th  day of September, J901, at the hour, of 31  o'clock In  the forenoon.  AV.   H.   ���BULLOCK-WEBSTER,  Chief License  inspector.  ' Provincial   police   ofllce,   Nelson,   P.   C,  , August -2HLI-. 1901.  r~"~~N0TK)E.  A' meeting of the parishioners of SI. Snv-  'iour's church will be held in the school  room on Wednesday noxt, at S o'clock in  the ovening.  1**B_*P IRVINI3,  GBOBGK JOHNSTONE, Wardens.  WE HAVK THE  BEST  FLIES AKD   THE  BEST LEADERS  MAKE.    .    .  Minnows, silver and K''l- and.Phantoms  Silk  Linos    yZZZ------.'  Landing Nots      ' '  And a splendid line of all'flshing requisites1.  CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO.  K W. C. Block.  Cornor Ward and B*ker S's.-  (A- **.* *.*.*. **.**.*.*.  #   w  Hi  Hi  irV  Hi  Hi  i_  Hi  *i  '���*_  ARTHUR    GEE  MERCIiWT TAILOR  L * DI B ������.��� T * I h-'ill B V KE ff  MADE SUITd. STRKET EAST.  ���^a*-*****.***'******-***-****!)*:  %  w  w  _?'  _��  7-ifJ  .*'_  ���via  J  i'M'r- jA-^*��a "1- >*���"'  v^^l'i'.V--'7.'5n^r*^VrJ^'7T-<'fC''*

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