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 ma0Mii_w_m**m*m_i*ma^mdmm**  ESTABLISHED   1892  MONDAY  MORNING,  SEPTEMBER  2,   1901  DAILY EDITION  FORD'S  EUROPEAN  GOSSIP  KRUO-ER SEEKING AN INTERVIEW  WITH THE CZAR.  The Transvaal Ex-President Has Been  in Europe Many Months Without  Making Any Headway.  NEW YORK, September .1.���The London correspondent of the New York  Tribune sends the following dispatch:  The movements and relations of the  royal figures on the European stage  made up the whole,of the news of midnight. It is reported from Copenhagen  that the czar and kins Edward will not  meet at Fredensburg, as has been previously announced. If this rumor be con-  lirmed, it will not be proof tliat anything has gone amiss, but merely that  it has been inconvenient to shorten the  king's stay at .Horn burg. The czar, while  on good terms with the king and German emperor, must consider the bearings of the dual alliance, and give pref-  , erence to France in ceremonial visits.  Ho is not likely to single out "England,  ior a deliberate alfront, and there is no  evidence thai he intends to-do so. The  Russian press is more hostile to Germany than to England, and this is an  indication that tne German emperor  rather than Edward VI1 would be  slighted if the czar were looking for an  opportunity to discriminate against  oiirier power. The kings desire to derive  all possible benefit from the waters at  Ilombiirg will be a natural explanation  'ir' the two sovereigns do not meet at  Frcdensberg.  The kowtow hitch over prince Chun's  mission is explained as due to ��� royal  > sensitiveness, Prince Chun is indifferent  "to the feelings of subo:u;nates,'and considers it beneath the dignity of a Chinese prince to kowtow himself. This is ti  subtle appeal to the German emperor's  ' sense of royal privilege, and may result  in a special dispensation relieving prince  Chun from the humiliating function of  prostrating himself:-anil 'genuflection,  and arranging,a suitable substitute. Tho  original tragedy of the Pekin embassies  plays down to the level of comic opera  * n the due'course of time.  Topsy turvydom is still the word that  describes South Africa. While general  French has been driving the guerillas to  ' ' the north of the Orange river, Scheep-  cr's commando seems to have bolted in  tho opposite direction, and to have got  within striking distance of the coast of  Cape Colony, 100 miles east of Capetown. Scheeper is one of the youngest  Boer commanders and may be mische-  vious enough to tumble into Capetown  at the moment when French is arranging for entrapping him in the southeast corner of the Orange River Colony.  Military men arc debating solemnly tho  chances of a general surrender of the  Boors during the next fortnight by a  preconcerted arrangement, but it is a  far cry from Scheeper at Ondtshoorn  to Botha and Delarey in the eastern  Transvaal and every guerilla leader is  tree to go as he pleases. Dewet has been  ���������ej'-orted at Zastron, in the Wepener  district, but the Hying Dutchman on the  wide sea is not more elusive. Piet De-  -7_iareyJs_a_^pi��SQ-Mr,_j*ut__he is not a  crafty general who has played skiTtlcs  -with Aldershot genius, and peace is still  a.cuckoo song when lord Kitchener is  forced to report a daring Boer raid on  the northern line, with the blowing up  of a train and the death of a gallant  I:-i_h officer.  An incident whicli has escaped general observation in England may have  a moral for Americans. It is the establishment of a German coaling station in  the Farsan, or Kermeteh group ol  ���feJands iii the Red sea. Russia has coveted r, harbor in these islands, but has*  wot vestured to take possession of the  group.!   Germany, without giving offense  ' to England, aiid probably by prearrange-  ���ment, has obtained a foothold there and  is treating the entire group as a possession of the empire. A coaling and  naval station will be established and extensive works constructed. This has  been done in the interest of German  commerce, in the far East and for the  sake of strengthening the navy, whicl.  th. emperor has laid down as the chief  work of. his reign. The time has gone  by when Russia can obtain a naval station near Aden and Massowah, since  the German emperor has closed tho  question. The moral of this episode  is that the emperor may have eyes upon  other sites for naval stations for the development of German commerce. Whilo  Americans are planning a canal across  Nicr.rr-gui*: or Darien, and negotiation,  over _ revision of the Clp.yton-Bulwer  ^treaty, he may be casting about for a  -n-j'val str.tion at St. TTTomas or in the  ���aijjSaoent islands. The purchase of .tho'  Danish group by the United States may  j*e fche wisest possible measure for anticipating his enterprise and avoiding  ���arj opeii (Challenge of the Monroe doctrine,  The Times has a dismal leader on  the opposition offered by Russia to the  (Oir-pning of the Queita-Nushki route be-  -.twsen India and Persia. This route  ���avoids Afghanistan territory aud passes  through Seistan to Birjand and Kerr-  ���man, and is a shorter and safer channel  i of trade between India and the commer-  ^���ciaj centers of Eastern Persia than the  ordinary Bandar-Abbas route. Russia,  having acouired effective control over  the customs service of Persia, by virtue  of a loan contracted last year, is making strenuous resistance to the development of traffic by the new route, and  Indian traders are convinced that Persia is virtually in the Russian sphere  of influence, and that British commerce  will be blocked and paralyzed. The  Times considers the decline of British  trade in that quarter a natural consequence of the inaction of the government when it might have been possible  to secure a loan from Loudon capitalists  and avoid arming Russia with fresh  resources for extending her influence  ,sPver Persia. It urges the necessity of  'more resolute British statesmanship, and  clearly is not hopeful that anything can  be done. The British foreign office has  been fortunate in having few advantages  taken by rival powers of the opportunity  offered by the South African war. It  owes its immunity from- attacks mainly  to the pacific purposes of the czar, and  to the close relations of the British  royal family and the continentalcourts.  'lhe czar having made engagements  with the French president and with Edward VII,'is importuned by Leyds for  an interview with ex-president Kruger.  It is not possible that he will grant this  request. Mr.' Kruger has been in Europe a year without meeting any European sovereign except queen Wilhelmina  and she was powerless to support a demand for intervention against Great  Britain.  Politics has reached its lowest ebb.  Mr. Broderick is the only minister  strictly at work in London, and he is  engaged on the routine business of the  Wc*.i* office. The comical story of tha  disappearance of a company of Yorkshire yeomanry was, easily explained,  but evidence of mismanagement in the  recruiting and dispatches of reserves to  the imperial yeomanry is more serious.  Transports are bringing back, week  by week, men who could neither ride:  nor shoot, and were physically unfit for  service. When these recruits were sent  out they received higher pay than the  veteran yeomanry already in the field,  but this grievance of the troops has been  removed. The war oflice is ordering  inquiries, but prestige cannot be restored by belated inquiries.  Mr. Hanbury has pleased Glasgow by'  praising the enterprise of that corporation in demanding the right to set up  a municipal telephone service, when the  postal authorities were fostering a private monopoly whicli was charging excessive rates. This opened the way for  a forecast that trusts of all kinds must  be fought before they succeed in strangling the public. Mr. Hanbury has'point-  cd to a municipal or national undertaking as hnvfiig the necessary leverage  for offering' resistance to private trusts  and monopolies. The experience of Glasgow and where provincial cities,justified  the belief that the business of a municipality which was practically a monopoly  can be arranged as well as that of any  number of private companies pooled inio  a gigantic .trust.:.'.  IS THE PORTFOLIO BROWN'S?  THE   VICTORIA,. COLONIST  IS AS  DUMB AS AN OYSTER.  The Victoria Times Says Brown Will  Be Taken Into the Cabinet as  Finance Minister.  CLEVELAND'S CLOUD BURST  Does $1,000,000 Damage." "    '  CLEVELAND, Ohio. .September 1 ���  ��� With'the breaking of dawn this morning the citizens of Cleveland awoke to  look upon a scene of unparalleled devastation and destruction caused by a raging flood. While the entire city was  more or less affected, the great volume  of raging water vented its anger over  miles of the eastern portion and caused  an amount of damage approximated at  ��1,000',000. The appalling overflow was  caused by a terrific rain that commenced  to fall shortly after two o'clock", turning  into a perfect cloudburst between the  hours of 3 and 5 o'clock, and then continued with great fury until nearly .10  o'clock. That no lives were lost is nothing short of a miracle, as many stories  _of__*_s_c_apes_fi*omAim wto*_gn^_ey_er___of_  the principal residence streets of the  city are told. The surging waters spread  over an area in the east end nearly eight  miles long and a mile and a half wide.  Great volumes of water poured over the  country from Doan and Giddings brooks  and rushed over Cedar avenue, back over  on East Prospect street, rushed like a  millrace down Lincoln avenue, and then  on the Glen Park, where houses were undermined as though built of straw, and  did almost incredible damage to streets  and property, bridges, trestles; and for  hours nothing seemed capable of stemming the tide. Hundreds of residents  who wero imprisoned in their homes  like stranded islanders were panic-  stricken. Danger signals were flashed  about the city as quickly as the disabled telephone would allow and the work  of rescue commenced. Rowboats plied  back and forth, assisting whole families  from perilous positions, but these proved  pitifully inadequate, and it was soon  found necessary to go to the extraordinary precaution of calling on the life  sr.vins crew from the river, a distance  of seven miles. The lifeboats were  ouickly loaded on wagons and hurried  to the scene of destruction.  Boers Blow Up a Train.  LONDON. August 31.���A dispatch  from lord Kitchener, dated Pretoria, today, says: A train was blown up today  between Watcrvaal and Hamans Kraal,  by 200 Boers, who at once fired on the  train, sotting it on fire. Lieutenant-  colonel Vandalcur, of the Irish Guards,  a most promising officer was killed.  Eight others were killed and seventeen  wounded.  LONDON, August 31.���Lord Kitchener  telegraphing from Pretoria today says:  "Garratt has captured Pict Delarye,  brother of the assistant commander-  general."  Anarchists Gat the Credit,  LONDON, September 1.���A special dispatch from St. Petersburg says: "A  train *.yas derailed 2S miles from St.  Petersburg, at a place where the Warsaw line was being repaired, a rail having been temporarily removed. As the  invalid grand duchess Alexandria Josh-  iovna, and several court officials were on  board, although uninjured, a rumor  spread that the incident was a nihilist  p.ttem-it.   A stoker v.'i'.s killed.  The Coast papers of Friday and Saturday came to hand last night. All  three of the "Vancouver papers say that  J. C. Brown of New Westminster will  be invited to join the Dunsmuir government as finance minister. The Victoria  Colonist of Saturday does not say a word  about the matter; but the Times of Friday afternoon contains the following:  It is understood that a successor to  hon. J. H. Turner as finance minister has  been selected in the person of an ex-  finance minister of the province, and  one of its veteran war-horses, J. C.  Brown of New Westminster. The choosing of a successor to Mr. Turner has  awaited the return of the premier,* who  it was understood was a warm advocate  of Mr. Brown's selection for the position. Other elements in the cabinet-  were strenuously opposed to the advent  of Mr. Brown, and a certain section of  the government's supporters, of whicli  John Houston of Nelson was the spokesman, insisted on the appointment of R.  F. Green, M.P.P., for Slocan. Mr. Green  made two or three trips to the capital  in pursuance of this campaign, but the  absence of the premier stood in the way  of anything being effected. Another  strong candidate for the position was H.  D. Helmcken, senior member for the  city, and it was believed that he was the  nominee of Mr. Turner himself for the  portfolio.-which he is about to vacate.  Mr. Brown's claims found a warm advocate and sponsor, it is generally believed,  in Joseph Martin, M.P.P.,: whose strong  canvass foiv.Mr. Brown would seem to  have been successfulwith the premie*  The decision of the premier will probably be communicated to the member for  New Westminster at once. His selection will involve the government-in two  bye-elections, namely, one for the City  of .Victoria, to fill the seat vacated by  hon. Mr. Turner/and the other, the necessary bye-election of the new cabinet  minister for..New Westminster. Among  politicians the prospective promotion of  the. New Westminster politician while  regarded as bringing to the government"  a member of tried ability, is likely to  minimize: the prestige of Mr. McBride  on the lower Mainland/and thus lead to  friction between the two ministers mentioned. Indeed, it is said that the minister from Dewdney threatened to resign  his portfolio if his Westminster colleague were admitted to the executive  council, but his protests had no influence with the premier, who insisted on '������  hf-ving his way, even if it cost him a vacant portfolio of mines. Hon. W. C.  Wells was asked today to confirm the  rumored selection of Mr. Brown, but declined to discuss the matter.  10:30 a. m., and at 11:12 passed up the  main ship channel under mainsail, club  topsail, jib staysail and jib topsail.  When the sheets were trimmed down to  the southeast breeze, she jumped away  at a 12-knot clip for awhile. At Oowl's  Head, the challenger luffed anil started  back, passing the new West Bank lighthouse at 1:12 p. m. with all hor crew  huddled aft on her windward rail, she  slipped through the water at a 13-knot  pace, helped along by strong ebb tide.  None but the Erin, wliich carried sir  ThomasLipton, could stand the pace she  set. Although during this run she  showed more of her bronze under body  than on any previous occasion, still her  lee rail was not at any stage of the  journey under the water. She seemed  to' be a very stiff boat.  MACDONALD IS A PLUNGER  HE  WANTS TO  BET  THOUSANDS  THAT HIS CABLES  Switching Chinese Ministers.  LONDON, September 2.���Lie Cluing  Faiir; the adopted son of Li Hung  Ch**.i-!-_. having declined.the St. Petersburg legation, says a dispatch to the  Times from Pekin, China has appointed  sir Chili Chen Lo Feng Luh, Chinese'  minister in London, to St. Petersburg,  transferring Wu Ting Fang from Washington t'o London.  Trust Gaining Ground.  PITTSBURG.   August   31.���The   steel  strike  has  now  been  in  progress   for  seven weeks, and both sides to the con-  Think Peace Is in Sight.  MANILA, September 1.���Everything  points to the early capture or surrender  of Miguel Malvar, the insurgent leader.  When either event occurs everything  will be favorable to the establishment of  -.->eace.  Are   Authentic,  Although Signed by  . Whitaker Wright, Who Is Not  a Le Roi Director. c  THE FUTURITY WAS WON BY  "troversy are still~claiming they have the  best of the argument. The facts, however, seem to favor the corporation, inasmuch as in almost every instance they  have succeeded in starting those mills  which they said they would operate.  Adaitional men have been secured during the past week at the various plants  running in this city, and the managers  say they will have at least five more  plants, the Painters, in full operation,  double turn, within next week.      *'-  PITTSBURG. September 1.���The principal interest in strike matters today  was centered in the Dufresne plant,  where it was expected the strikers would  make a decided move toward closing  down the entire works. The report from  there tonight says the situation is critical, Two boss melters and all first helpers went to work as usual this morning,  and all twelve furnaces were charged.  Only one second helper went in, and ab  ladlemen stayed out. Sixty day turn  men are out, and the strikers say not a  man will report in the morning if the  open hearth is shut down. The forty-  inch mill must also shut down. This  mill supplies Monessen, Vandergrift, and  Limmils, hence the movement is important to the strikers. Mill officials say today that the strike is on, but they say  no serious results will follow.  John Redmond Talks.  LONDON, September 2.���John Redmond speaking yesterday in Westport,  Ireland, took up the Conservative challenge and characterized the policy of  reducing Ireland's representation in parliament, as hinted at by Mr. Balfour and  Mr. Chamberlain during the recent demonstration at Blenheim palace, as absurd. He declared that the Irish people  "Can safely disregard such threats and  rely upon the provision of the act of  union, which settles the question of representation." Dilating on what he called  "The collapse of the parliamentary system during the recent session," he said  that it proved that with a little pressure  the united Irish party could get anything they wanted.  Shamrock Gains ia Favor.  NEW   YORK,   August  31.���Shamrock  II sailed over the inside course today  with captain Jameson on hoard. She left  her   moorings  in Sandy  Hook  bay  at  A Length and a Half,  NEW; YORK, August 31.���Today was  set for the formal opening of the fall  racing season in the Metropolitan district, and thousands, of people flocked to  the scene at the Sheepshead Bay course  of the Coney Island Jockey Club to see  the'rich and classic Futurity decided.  The conditions vwere well nigh perfect,  a bright clear day and fast track, and a  record-breaking crowd was expected.  This was the fourteenth renewal of the  Futurity." It is .a produce slake, mares  being nominated in foal. The starting  fee is $250, and the association adds to  the entrance'.and starting fees ?750. The  race was to be run today for tho last  time over the old Futurity course, which  is 170 feet short of six furlongs. Only  two fihies have won in the history of  the race, Butterfly in 1S04 and L. C.  Qualloette in 1897, but it is thought Blue  Girl may make the third one to score  today. ��� Eighteen of the best youngsters  in training were announced as probable  starters today, including Goldsmith,  "Kiifg - Hanover;.-Nasturium,- Blue Girl,  and Yr.nhee.  The-betting ring was a seething mass  of humanity. The layers of odds were  besieged and a flood of money poured in.  It was almost impossible to fight one's  way near enough to the layers to get a  bet down. The rank and file could sec  nothing in the race but the Whitney  entries, Nasturum and King Hanover,  and opening at 9 to 5. they were played  clown to 7 to 5 and 12 to 10. The Madden horses, Yankee and Gunfire, were a  strong second choice at 4 to 1. When  Blue Girl was' scratched Heno and De-  reszke had a strong following at 10 to 1.  while Barron, the much-touted maiden,  and Lux Casta were also well played at  12 to 15 to 1, respectively. The others  ranged in price from 20 to 25 to 1, scattering bets being made on all of them.  In the paddock the scene \yas a pretty  one. The cancli~dateS~were-be"inT*rsalluTed-  and fitted for the struggle and a big  crowd watched the final touches.  There were two false breaks, and the  crowd was getting impatient, for the  word, when suddenly the familiar cry  of "they're off" sang through the stand.  It seemed to electrify the crowd and  everybody was on his feet echoing the  cry. At first it was a wild scramble for  nosition; Saturday was the first to  show, with King Hanover, Hyphen,  Yankee, and Dereszke close at his heels.  It was a good start for all except Heno,  who wheeled as the flag fell and was  left. At top speed they came to the  bend into the main track like a line of  cavalry, and at that point all eyes could  see the blue with brown cap of Mr.  Whitney's King Hanover on the rail and  a short neck before Penticont. Lux  Casta, Yankee, Dereszke, Caughnawage,  and Barron were well up and the most  prominent of the others. As they flashed nast the half mark it was still anybody's race. To everyone's surprise,  however, Nasturum, the pride of the  Whitney stables, was way back in the  -uck. *     ���  Into the last furlong they came for the  heartb-.-esU-in!*- dash to the wire. King  Hanover was gradually dropping back  and Odom sent Lux Casta to the front,  closely followed by Penticost, Yankee,  Dereszke, and Barron.  "The favorite is beaten," wailed the  crowd. "Lux Casta wins!" shi'ieked  those who were over-anxious to announce the result. But the race was not  over yet. O'Connor drew his whip on  Yankee and the colt responded in the  gamest manner, quickened his stride  and, foot by foot, crept up on the fly-  in**: leader. Odom was hard at work  wilh the whip and spur on Lux Casta  in an effort to earn tho coveted honors,  but Yankee, with long, even strides was  not to be denied. A hundred yards from  the wire the two were head and head.  Lux Casta hung on gamely, and for a  few strides neither could claim i'-ii advantage. It was a stirring struggle, a  bitter fight, and the monster crowd was  cheering and shouting. Then came the  cry "Yankee wins," as foot by foot ho  drew awav and passed under the wire  a length and a half in front.  Co'onhia's  Insurrection.  COLON, Colombia, September L��� Reinforcements numbering sixty left Colon  this evening for Bocas Del Torro.  ROSSLAND, Septcmbej** 1��� [Special  to The Tribune.]���Tho spectacle of-Bernard McDonald, manager of the Le Roi  mine parading Columbia avenue all yesterday morning and excitedly brandishing a marked check for $2500, which he  offered to wager that the cable news  published in his papery the Rossland  Miner, on Friday last was correct, has  created a rather painful impression in  Rossland. The Spokesman-Review of  yesterday published one of the famous  confirmatory cables in question, but unfortunately it has the name of Whittaker Wright attached to it, and this  rather spoils the whole of Mr. McDonald's fairy story, as Whittaker Wright's  cables no longer "go" in this community.  , The engineers, pumpmen and other  employees, who were left in the Le Roi  mines by the union at the timo the  strike was declared, were all called out  yesterday, and the non-union and union  men quit work. The mines now have  only "scab" men working. There were  new strike developments today.  Ernest Kennedy, one of Rossland's  pioneer brokers, returned today after a  year's visit to London.  GREAT  NORTHERN  WRECK  Over Thirty Killed.  KALISPELL, Montana, August 31.���It  is believed thirty-six lives were lost and  .thirteen persons were injured in the  wreck last night of a Great Northern  railway passenger train at Nyack, thirty  miles west of Kalispell. None of the  passengers were injuieu, the fatalities  having been confined to employes of the  road. The special car of assistant general superintendent H. L. Downs and a  day coach of laborers were demolished  and caught lire and burned. Superintendent-Downs and,his. son were instantly killed, as was also their cook.  Many laborers were killed and burned,  but the number cannot be estimated.  The sleeper caught fire, but it is'-reported that all passengers got out safely.  It is not known the extent or number  of injured among the passengers. AU  the physicians in Kalispell and a wrecking crew have been sent to the scene  of the accident. Ten cars of shingles  and" other freight caught fire, which  added to the horror of the disaster. A  train loaded with dead and injured will  arrive in a few hours. '  Superintendent Downs was at his supper when the cars struck, and it is the  general opinion of all that he with his  young son were killed instantly and that  they did not suffer.  Conductor Matthews, who was in  =cliaige=of=the=i'reight=-ti-ainj=is=almost=  crazed with grief over the sad accident  and ins trainmen aro likewise affected.  He was in the ofiice at Essex getting  orders and both brakemen were with  the engines. The air leaked and the  train, being on steep grade, slipped away  without the train crew's knowledge. It  dashed down theniountain at a tremendous rate of speed, variously estimated  from 75 to 100 miles an hour. The laborers killed were from Duluth, and were  coming west to work on the Jennings  branch of the Great Northern. They  were mostly Scandinavians and Norwegians. The coroner took charge of the  remains of the men killed and brought  them here. He will hold an inquest  tomorrow to determine the responsibility of  the wreck.  ST. PAUL, August 31.���General superintendent "Ward gave the Associated  Press the following statement: About  S:30 o'clock last evening, at Essex, Montana, eighteen cars broke loose from thu  rear end of the freight train and ran  down the hill, sixteen miles, to Nyack  Station, where it overtook a passenger  train, which was just starting out from  that station. In the collision, P. T.  Downs, assistant general superintendent,  was killed, together with his son, Kirk  T. Downs, his cook. Henry Blair, and  about twenty-five laborers, who were  moving west in a coach at the rear of  the train. None of the regular passengers on the train were injured. The  wreck took fire and the remains of all  except five of those killed were burned  and it is, therefore, not positively  known how many fatalities resulted. In  addition to those killed, twelve laborers  and brakeman Burke were injured. Mr.  Downs entered the railway service April  1st, 1SGS, as a brakmean on the Central  Vermont railroad. In ISSti he became  master ot trains on a division of the  Louisville & Nashville railroad, and after holding various positions with various Southern and Western roads, entered the service of the Great Northern  in 1S97.   Lord Salisbury's Ritirement.  LONDON, August 31.���A representative of tho Associated Press learns that  the rumors of lord Salisbury's retirement arc due to the existence of agitation within the premier's own family  that . he take the step in order to  preserve his health. Ilia sons and daughters believe tho strain of conducting the  affairs of the empire is bound to shorten  his life. In this they have been opposed  by several less closely related, members  of the Cecil family, and almost all the  leaders of the Unionist party. The latter, so far as can be ascertained, are  likely to prevail for the present at any  rate. Their contentions that relief from  the duties of premier would be a very  doubtful benefit to lord Salisbury's  health, which just now is not bad, considering his age. In former times when  his retirement was mooted, the opposition to such a step was based on the absolute necessity for lord Salisbury's  presence in the foreign office. Thanks  to lord Lansdowne's apparent ability to  handle that department, this necessity  no longer exists. But the theory is no a*  changed, and the Unionists admit that  the selection of a successor to lord Salisbury would perhaps precipitate an internecine struggle, Hence the extreme,  and as some of the members of lord Salisbury's family consider, almost inhuman pressure on the premier to retain power which, for himi has lost all  attraction. "���'���'",  American Sailors Enter tained.  LONDON, August 31.���-Seldom have so  many American war vessels '���> appeared  simultaneously in English ports. Scarcely had the Hartford and the Essex arrived in the Thames before the Chicago  excited the curiosity of Portsmouth citi-  vens.v Then the Dixie: arrived at Southampton, and now the Buffalo and crew  are being entertained at Greenock. The  Hartford and the; Essex have left, but  the others remain and are receiving the  most hospitable treatment. The English officers regret that the vessels.could  not all come to one port, so that a welcome could have been organized. The  officers are puzzled at the fact that the  European squadron at present consists  of the lonely little Chicago, and that  rear admiral Cromwell has no control  over or even communication with the  other American naval vessels now in  England. The arrival of the mayor and  the corporation of Southampton, in full  regalia alongside the 'Dixie created intense interest among the western lads  who are learning to be Jackies. Such an  array of gold and purple was something  new to them, and they commented upon  the visitors with all the vigor of first  impresions.  WORK HAS BEEN STOPPED  FOREMAN AND ARCHITECT CANNOT AGREE.  Poor   Workmanship   and   Refusal  to  Obey Instructions Are Charged  Against the Former.  Venezuela Shows Its Hand.  CARACAS, September 2.���The Venezuelan government has published a  memorandum, remitted to all foreign  nations, explaining of the, attitudevit  has adopted in the Venezuelan-Colombian controversy. In diplomatic circles  the question is considered A*ery serious.  LONDON STOCKS ARE EASIER  .  General Improvement Noted  LONDON, September 1.���The stock-  exchange situation may now be fairly  described as more hopeful than at any  other time since the vacation season began. As yet however, there is no great  buoyancy in any department. A number  of the leaders are cutting their holidays shorter than usual, apparently in  the hope of being on the spot whenever  there begins to be something doing.  Easy money continues to be a feature.  With its present reserve the Bank of  England views with apparent equinam-  ity prospective withdrawal for New  York. There seems to be little likelihood  of a sever autumnal stringency. At the  samo time continental exchanges are  -weakening-all-arouiidrand=itns= evident"  that London may be called upon to supply other demands than New York's.  Another feature, which sems to be persistently ignored by optimistic financial  critics, is the fact that the government  has never professed that the last consul  issue would provide for active operations in South Africa beyond October  15th. There seems small doubt that an  avalanche of criticism will accompany  the new loan which will inevitably bo  announced, and this will operate as a  serious setback for the present more  hopeful tone of the stock exchange. In  the meantime tlje small but steady absorption of gilt edged securities wliich  has been noted for the last fortnight  continues. Business in home railroad  stocks will bo slightly better than the  past week, although the statement of  twelve leading roads, while showing an  increase of ,e 192,000 in passenger earnings during the past nine weeks, showed  a decrease of .G30S,000 in freight earnings, as against the corresponding period  of last year.  The American department of the stock  exchange continues very active, coal  shares leading on further talk of community interest coupled with the aspect  of the steel strike which is regarded  as a breakdown. The substantial advance in Erie took bargain hunters off  their guard, but there was considerable  speculative demand, even at the rise,  on tho rumor that Erie common would  go to sixty. Mining shares in a way  showed the general feeling.of encouragement. The disposition of Whittaker  Wright at the meeting of the Lc Roi  Mining Company, Limited, added decidedly to the joyousness of thn situation.  The Rand now boasts of 3(S5 stamps, and  ono new permit to resume was issued  during the week. West Australians wero  stronger, outside buyers venturing in.  although timidly. Altogether, barring  accidents and the inevitable government  borrowing, the stock exchange seems to  be looking in the direction of more prosperous times.  Lord Strathcona in Montreal.  MONTREAL, September 1. ��� Lord  Strathcona and Mount Royal arrived in  the city today. In reply to a question of  resigning he said: "I am still high commissioner." Ho will remain here until  after the ducal visit, the party being entertained at his house here.  Work upon the federal government's  building was practically suspended on  Saturday by order of James A. McDonald, the government architect and clerk  in charge of the work. Ever since the  work was started there has been more  or less friction between the architect  and the foreman in charge of the work,  but on Saturday a crisis was reached  when the architect suspended the contractor's estimate, and called for the  discharge of foreman Doviaux, or some  assurance that for the future the forman  would comply with the requirements of  the contract.  As  before mentioned  there has  been  more or less friction between the foreman and the architect from the start,  but when it came to the setting of the  ashlar an open rupture occurred.  This  stone   is   from   tho   Mansfield   marble  quarry, and while the architcet has no  complaint whatever  to  make  with  the  quality of the stone, he has very serious  objections  to the  workmanship  of the  contractors upon the stone. The specifications   require   that  this  stone  shall  be dressed so that it shall have an even  bed, and  the trouble cropped  up with  practically the setting of the first stone.  It was not dressed to suit the architect,  who took exception to the spawls which  were set under it. This however was but  a   minor   objection   to   that   taken   to  the workmanship on the stone supplied '  from the quarry. Around the building'a  few feet from the ground, the plans call "  for a water table.  This is.required to  be chiselled, with a marginal draft he7'  low the wash but the architect complains  that  instead  of  being chiselled  is  has  been bush hammered, and the marginal draft has all the appearance of having put on with a corkscrew. Another^  and what may be regarded as an even  more serious objection taken by the architect was that some of the stone for  thp water table  had  virtually no bed,  coming off at one end to a feather point-)  The objections taken to the manner  in  which  the stone is cut aro that by  bush hammering the life of the stone is  destroyed,   and   the..appearance  of  the  building marred in that the manner in  which  the stone  is  dressed  will  cause  water to lodge on the water table. The  marble   is  also   at  fault  as   dimension  stone by reason of the fact that the variations in it are greater than those per-_  mittcd by the specifications. The objections taken to  the stone by reason of  the insufficient bod are that it will be  required   to   be   backed   up 'by   smaller  stuff with mortar,  in which  there will-  be   considerable  shrinkage,   thus   rendering the stone liable to crack as a result of the weight of the wall coming  upon a small surface. In short the architect is generally dissatisfied, and in  conversation with a Tribune representative said that he thought that some of  the  work   wliich   tlie   contractors  were  _tnying_to_put��� into-tho-building���would-  be rejected ou bridge work-.  It is not likely that anything further -  will be done on tho building until the  authorities at Ottawa arc heard from.  It is generally understood that the dif- :  Acuity will be determined by the political pull of the respective parties, but  the architect says ho is not afraid of,  this, wliich may bo taken to mean that  ho has a pull of his own. The action of  the government'in lotting the contract  to the eastern men was never approved  by tlio local Grits, and for tliis reason  they may Ire counted upon supporting  tho architect, who, whatever else may  bo said about him is certainly looking  to it that Nelson's show building is  not to he destroyed by inferior workmanship.  Death Roll Keeps Increasing.  PHILADELPHIA. September 1.���The  bodies of four more victims of tho City  of Trenton steamboat explosion, on the  Delaware river last Wednesday, were  found today, making 25 bodies so far  recovered. Four persons are still miss-  Injr, and six bodies lie at the morgue  awaiting identification.  Commercial Treaty Approved.  MANGUA. Nicaragua, September 1.���  The Nicaraguan congress today approved the Mcrry-Sanson commercial  treaty with tho Unitcu States and adjourned. It will probably reassemble in  the latter part of January next.  Typhoid Germs in Milk  QUEBEC, September .1.���Dr. E. Gosse-  lin died bore yesterday of typhoid fever,  contracted by milk supplied by a dairy  at Levis. Several others have been  stricken with the same disease, and may  die.  Expert Swimmer Drowned  NEW YORK, September 1.���George  Belcher of Brooklyn, well-known as an  expert and fancy swimmer, was drowned at Broad channel, Rockaway beach,  today.    Costly Quebec Fire.  QUEBEC, September 1.���Gignac's sash  and door factory was destroyed by fire  this morning. Noss $250,000, partly covered by insurance. THE ftELSON TRIBUNE,. MONDAY MORNING,  SEPTEMBER '2, 1901  .~T_r'~��� --^-w.-.-.j.... ���  /r ������ '*  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ram bay  INCORPORATED 1670.  CALGARY LAGER  BEER  A C\RL0AD OF THIS  FAVCUS BEER HA.S  JUST  BHEM  RECEIVED AND WE ARE  SELL1KC iT TO THE FAMILY TR.\DE AT  $_*.50 per do fer quarts.     $1.50 per doz for pints.  DELIVERED TO ANY PART OF THE CITY.  ���JELEPEO.VE NO. 13.  TMflPSON'SBAIGOimJY  BAKER STREET, NELSON^ B. C.  m  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  h\ BAKER STREET, NELSON, B. C. to  j<V^  ������ _ .,-   - ' ;��� :'':'   : ; ��� ��� Jf\  '^s^.^-i^'ie;-f0-0-0-0*0-0*0.f.0. v*iv  v>���**���>���a'__*,-^,a*S'-g,-S9'-:g'-:!r1i''g'^  We sre daily; ln  receii't ot fresh  photo supplies  ���films, printing  papers, plates,  chemicals, and  all developing  accessories. AVe  have all the  standard kodaks and cameras, and have  some dainty albums for mounting prints,  in the standard sizes, at 20c., 25c, and 35c.  each; they are wonderful value, being made  of dark matte mounting paper with neat  cover and tied with silk cord.  .*��_S;_S__*_2ft v2__OH* _S_ -__5_- ^���____  THr  0 * __M0 * ___W0 ' __m__0 *_____**__*** ____0 .ZZd . .__>.___. ^0. Z& * 2S> *_____* *7gS) ' 00  ���r"     r���     r���      r���    ^���    r���    ^���   .__�����    ^��     ^^- ,^^-    _w    ^��      /__�����    ^^   p*~  ��__.* _5-*_p_.*^^ l&L-t!5Z-'0?'^'&'0*'0!?  to  to  to  r.  THOMSOK STATMEBY CO. Ltd  Plj\NOS to JIkst.  NELSON, B. C.  'WHOLESALE DIRE0T0EY  ASSAYERS'  SUPPLIES. -  W. P. TEETZEL & CO.���CORNER OF  Baker and Josephine streets, Nelson,  wholesale dealers ln assayer's supplies.  Agents for Denver Fire Clay Company,  Denver, Colorado.  7 COMMISSION .MERCHANTS^ ^__  H. J. EVANS Ss CO.-BAKER STREET,  Nelson, wholesale dealers in liquors,  cigars, cement, fire brick and Are clay,  water pipe and steel rails, and general  commission merchaurs.  ELECTRICAL,   SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELEOTRIC SUPPLY &  Construction Company���Wholesale dealers  in telephones, annunciators, bells, Datter-  ies, electric fixtures and.appliances. Houston Block, Nelson.   FRESH: AND SALT MEATS.  P. BURNS & CO.-BAKER STREET,  Nelson, wholesale dealers, ln fresh and  cured meats. Cold storage.  GROCERIES.  A.    MAUJJUlNAjjLI    OS   UU.���v-v>__."> ___���!<.   Ul''  , Front and Hall streets, Nelson,' wholesale  . grocers  and  jobbers   in  blankets,   gloves,  mitts, boots, rubbers, mackinaws and miners' sundries.  KOOTENAY SUPPLY COMPANY, LIM-  Ited.���Vernon _��� street, Nelson, wholesale  grocers.  '��� [_   JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-FRONT  street, Nelson, wholesale grocers.   J. Y. GRIFFIN & CO.-FRONT STREET,  Nelson, wholesale dealers in provisions.  cured meats, butter and egg3. ,  LIQUORS AND DRY  GOODS.  ~T*urnT_j*_T~b___j-j^^  Vernon ' and Josephine streets. Nelson,  ���wholesale dealers in liquors, cigars and dry  goods Agents for Pabst Brewing Company  of Milwaukee and Calgary Brewing Company of Calgary.   WINES AND CIGARS.  CARPENTERS' UNION MEETS WED-  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 flail at 7:30 sharp. Walter R.  Kee, president; Henry Bennett, secretary.  PJ_ASTERERS' UNION MEETS EVERY  Monday evening in the Elliot Block, at 8  o'clock. J. D. Moyer, president; William  Vice, secretary. P. O. Box 161. - ���    . ;  FRATERNAL SOCIETIES.  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23., A. F. _:  A. M. meets second Wednesday in  each month. Sojourning brethren  invited.  &  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 month. Visiting Sir Knights  are cordially invited to attend. Dr. W.  Rose, R. K.; A. W. Purdy, Com.; G. A.  Brown, P. C.   CLASSIFIED M      4  ARTICLES FOR SALE.  SEWING MACHINES OF ALL KINDS  for sale or rent at the Old Curiosity Shop.  FOR   RENT.  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMI-  ted���Corner of Front and Hall streets, NelBon, wholesale dealers in wines, case and  bulk, and domestic and Imported cigars.  BUSINESS DIRECTORY.  ARCHITECTS;   ~A. C. EWART.���ARCHITECT, ROOM 3,  Aberdeen Block, Baker Street. Nelson. .  CHOP HOUSE^_^__���_  "~plONl__Jir~^j_5p~~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.  FURNISHED FRONT ROOM WITH 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-sower connections; $15 per  month. Apply Mrs. T. 1-1. Roberts, over  Vunstone'- drug store.  mom* of Vancouver, and himself.   It was  then known that finance minister Turner was to leave the government in order to go to England as agent-general  for the province.    The vacancy caused  hy the retirement of Mr. Turner is to  he filled, not by one of the six who  jumped the traces, but by one of the six  whom the leader of the opposition placed  in line at the opportune time. John Cunningham Brown is an abler man than  Harry Helmcken, and his honesty has  never  been  questioned.    His  standing  in New Westminster must be high, for  he' is seldom defeated for office, and he  often runs.   He has been alderman and  mayor and member  of the legislative  assembly at different times.    He was  postmaster there for years, and resigned  that position to take office under "Joe"  Martin  as  minister  of finance,  which  was a sacrifice on his part.    "Joe" is  true to his friends, and when he had the  chance to do Mr. Brown a good turn, he  evidently did so.   How the selection will  be taken by the rank and file of the supporters of the Duinsnniir government is  a question.   Some of them will not like  it and will kick over the traces.   Others  will not like it,  but will stay in line.  Others,   again,   will   be   afraid   to   say  whether they like it or not.    Premier  Dunsmuir should  keep right on, since  he has made a beginning at reconstructing his cabinet, and make a clean sweep.  rTTlTTTrtTrTtTTrrfrTTTTTTTTTTTmtTTTTr  LADIES' SUNSHADES \  AT HALF PRICE. E  UMBRELLAS AT CUT i  PRICES. I  mn:ami:imi:iaiimriumrir.-r!iri  9)  36 Bake.* Street, Nelson.  zzzxzxxzzzzxzzzzzzzxzazzijxzxiiiiizizzi  LACE ALLOVERS,  RIBBONS, VEILINGS, H  DRESS TRIMMINGS ��  AT REDUCED PRICES. g  ___ax__zxxxxxxxizxxxixixizxxxixz_azzi _____  *  _ NEW AUTUMN  rn Call and see our Fall Mantles and Ladies' Ready-to-wear Felt Hats.  to Ladies' Furs, Ladies' Flanelette and Plaid Shirt Waists.  to  9\ WOOL MATTRESSES AND EIDERDOWN GUILTS  to -      .���  ��� ** ���  m  Dm   ��jr    ���"���  AY to  to  First lot of '*'  9\  9*  9\  to  9\  izzxzxzz__iiziitzi.izxzxz_zzzzz_i__Lzzzztu.zzzz  BARGAINS IN  VALISES  TRUNKS  . AND  TRAVELING BAGS.  NEW GOODS ARRIVING DAILY'<x  . to  -������       -.   ;; to  to,  9\  to  arrZT__xzxizxxzxxzzzxxxxzxxxxxaxx_zzz___zxx__zx_a  I     LADIES' KID GLOVES    S  E       50 CENTS PER PAIR      _  SEE OUR WASH  KID GLOVES.  36  Baker  Street  zxzzzy.zzizizzizzzzzzz-izzzzziizzzxixzx-  4__ _���/ _____��       -       -   _^0      .   _^��� ���     r ��� ���_____.    _. -    -     .     __  _f^__T��� __: ��� _5T * ^0 ' __: '00 * __: '^0 * _Sr *00 * 00 *00 - ^0 -^0 ���  1 ��l__rV i__r��   lr_*_i' ^K0 4_,r>'4_***'4__r��'<���***_��'4_*��'^'^-r 4_r*_��<___v ���Tt>"-ir__ -  ^���^ ������^���k ' >*���_. ���*���������������������* "^ ���;^_k �����������������, *"**_��. ���>���_-���;'*__, ���jST* "**���*.* !i*r-  Via, ���  *:3  -^���^/v '*�����.  00'00  ��� *��-���������� *"��**,. *��r_L . >��v. ���<_.��� *��^. **��_v >��*v ><_k . "^rv. *-<_r_. *-^ ���*__'_t^r)  -����� ^^>4S>�� J4_i^��^_>>��_i -����B-tS j��iS 'Jn.f  -00-00- 00'00" 00' 00' 00- 00- 00' 00. 00*00.00  SIX ROOM COTTAGE ,AT BALFOUR  to let by the month or for the season. Immediate possession. Good fishing. . Apply  C. VV. Busk, Kokanee creek. Phone (ilia.  Or to R. H. Williams, Baker street, Nelson.   FOR^SALE.'  BREWERY HOTEL,, SANDON,~_C~C?  Furnished throughout with all requirements for same. Apply to Carl Band.  New Tork Brewery, Sandon.  HELP WANTED.  DRAYAGE.  ��� FURNITURE, PIANOS, SAFES, ETC.,  moved carefully at reasonable rates. Apr  ply J. T. Wilson, Phone 270, Prosser's second Hand store. Ward street.  FURNITURE.  ~JD. J. ROBERTSON & CO., FURNITURE  dealer's, undertakers and embalmers. Day  'phone No. 292, night 'phone No. 207. Next  new postoffice building, Vernon street,  Nelson.     , -  TEAS.  "vVlJfl___VE' INDIAN, CEYIjON, AND  China teas in great variety, choicest quality. We make a specialty of blending teas  and,sell them in any quantity at lowest  rates.  Kootenay Coffee Company.  JAPAN TEA OF ALL KINDS TO SUIT  your taste. Sun cured, ��� Spider Leg, Pan  Fired; in bulk or packages. Kootenay Coffee Company.   .  THAT FINE BLEND OF CEYLON TEA  we are selling at 30 cents per pound is  giving the best of satisfaction to our many  customers.   Kootenay   Coffee   Company.  WANTED��� 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 ditice.  WANTED. ��� WAITRESS, RAILROAD  men for Lardo, woman cooks. Nelson Employment Agency. Phone 278.  AVANTED ��� SITUATION AS HOUSE-  keeper. For references apply to Miss J.  __u__i-e_is,_posto���lce,_Nelsoii. l  _j__EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES.  HELP FURNISHED-WRITE, TELE-  phone, telegraph or inquire Western Canadian Employment Ollice, Nelson, Phone  270. Storage���I have a large warehouse for  storing household or other goods. I-I. A.  Prosser.  The   Sandon   Paystreak   comes   out  squarely against a policy that will permit our natural resources, like coal and  ore, to he hauled across the boundary  line in order to build up the smelting  industry in the United States, and says  that if the  province was  governed by  far-seeing   men   no   such   condition   of  affairs would be allowed to exist:   The  Tribune  is  the  one  newspaper  in  the  province that has always stood for the  smelting of our ore at home. ' It was the  one paper in the province that favored  making the mineral tax 4 per cent, and  remitting half  or  all  on  ore smelted  within the province.   This was considered too drastic, but it was the right  policy.    It would have caused the removal of the Le Roi smelter to "British  Columbia, and it would have hastened  the  erection  of silver-lead  smelters  in  several districts.    But a howl went up  from the mine owners, who appear to  howl every time any policy is suggested  that wnl benefit the province.  o'clock the two big main sails went  aloft. On the Constitution much care  was taken in getting up this big piece  of canvas, and it was fully half an hour  before it was in place. The regatta committee announced that the yachts would  hen sent over a fifteen mile windward  and leeward course under the regular  America's cup conditions, with a time  limit of five and a half hours. The Columbia crossed the finish line at 3.02.1  and the Constitution crossed at 3.06.3,  four minutes two seconds behind Columbia. The official time for the start  was Columbia 11; 41 ;15. Constitution  11; 42; 06. The Columbia therefore  beats Constitution 3 minutes 17 seconds  elapsed time, 4 minutes 28 seconds corrected time.  Greenwood."Smelter Again in Blast.  GREENWOOD, September 1.�����Spec-  ial to The Tribune.]���Repairs have been  completed, the British Columbia Copper  Company's smelter" has resumed operations after eight days suspension. The  furnace was blown in Saturday morning, and- the works are once more running full blast.  D. 1% ARTHUR  & Coy  ACOMPLETELINEOF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring  local and const.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  ��� Rough and  Dress ed Lumber  of an kinds.  I�� WHAT TOU WANT\ IB NOT IN STOCK  WE WILL MAKE IT FOB YOU  CALL AND ��KT PRIUJJIS.  CF T0WJ-- LOTS IN KITCHENER.  RALL AND I.AKK 8TRTCICT8. NKLKOW  The architect in charge of the new  Dominion public building" at Nelson,  in his efforts to make the contractor  live up to the letter of his contract,  should have the support of every resident of the town.    Politics should not  RALPH CLARK, I.  Undertaker, Night Call 23?.  G. NELSON,  Manager.  Furniture Dealers  FuneraLDirectors  and Embalmers  ��he ��interne  SUBSCRIPTION   KATES.  Daily by mall,  one m.nth   Daily  by mail,   three months   Dally by mall, six months   Dally  by  mall,  one  year   Daily by carrier,  one month   Dally by carrier,  three months   Dally  by  carrier,   hix  months   Daily  by carrier,  one year   Semi-weekly by mall,  three months..  Semi-weekly by mall, six months   Semi-weekly  by  mall,  one  year   Postage to Great Britain added.  .$ no  1 25  '2 50  5 00  1 00  2 50  5 00  10 00  50  1 00  2 00  WANTED���MINING PROPERTIES.  "T?j'__L*_f!____^^  We are anxious to secure a few free milling gold properties at once. The Prospectors' Exchange, Nelson, B. C, Room 4,  li.. XV. C. Block.  GOLD, COPPER, SILVER, LEAD  mines and prospects wanted. Send report  and samples to the Prospectors'.Exchange,  Nelson, B.  C, Room 4, K. XV. C. Block.  ADVERTISING   RATES.  Display Advertisements pun regularly  per   inch   per   month .-...., ?1 00  H' run less than a month, per inch per  insertion     ,.,,,     25  Classilled Adi and Legal Notices, per  word for first- insertion   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  NOTICES  OF MEETINGS.  TRADES. AND LABOR UNIONS.  MINERS' UNION, NO. 90, VV.' F. of M.���  Meets ..in Miner-*' 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. $3.50, hammersmen $3.25, muckers, carmen, shovelers, and other underground laborers $3.  LAUNDRY WORKERS' UNION.���  Meets at Miners' Union Hall on fourth  Monday In every month at 7:30 o'clock p.  tm. B. Pape, president.; A. W. McFee, secretary.  BARBERS' UNION, NO. 190, OF THE  International Journeymen Barbers' Union  of America, meets first and third Mondays  ���of each month in Miners' Union Hall at  8:30 sharp. Visiting members invited. R.  SicMahon, president; J. H. Matheson, secretary-treasurer; 2. C. Gardner, recording  ���secretary. ....  1  1-2  50  Address all letters���  THE   TRIBUNE   ASSOCIATION,   Ltd.  John  Houston, Manager. Nolson, 13. "C.  The reported invitation to John Cunningham Brown, M.P.P., of New Westminster City, to enter the Dunsmuir  government was not unexpected. The  railway policy of the government at the  last session created a break in the ranks  of its supporters; and also a break in  the ranks of the opposition. The government was made aware that it could  not depend on the votes of Messrs.  Helmcken, McPhillips, and Hall of Victoria City, Hayward of Esquimau, Tat-  law of Vancouver, and Murphy of West  Yale. To even up this defection, the  leader of the opposition handed over the  votes of Messrs. Brown of New Westminster CUy, Mclnnis of Nanaimo City,  Staples of C.as*3iar, Oliver of Delta, Gil-  be considered in the q'lestion. The government, on the repeated demands of  the people, made an appropriation for a  public building. Tenders were called for,  and the- lowest tender happened to be  that of a firm of contractors who live  at or near Ottawa, The tender is too  low for good work; hut that Is no reason why shoddy work should be substituted. In the West, fortune is gained  by experience, not by political pull. II  the men who have contracted to erect  the public building at Nelson lose money  in carrying out their contract, no one  is to blame but themselves. They should  have remained in the East, and allowed  Western men to take care of Western  contracts.  The official Gazette of this week contains the following announcement:  " William John Goepel, of the City of  " Nelson, Esquire, inspector of offices,  " to be government agent at Revelstoke,  " and to perform the duties of the  " offices held by Mr. F. G. Fauquier, re-  " tired." it is reported that the "retired" Mr. Fauquier admits he made  false entries in his books and used upwards of three thousand dollars belonging to the province. His friends are trying to raise the amount of the shortage.  Thomas Downie, chief train dispatcher  of the C. P. R. at Revelstoke, is an applicant for the position.  Worth ,  Oak   Center   Tables $3 50  Oak  Center Tables  0 00  Oak   Center   Tables  5 00  Oak    Leather    Seat    Fancy  Rocker 4 50  E'.m   Folding   TaMe  3 00  Elm   Folding   Table  6 00  Cane Veranda Chairs  8 00  Cane Veranda Rockers ..6 50  For  $2 75  i 50  3 75  3 iK  3 75  4 25  4 50  4 7b  KOOTENAY   COFFEE CO.  **���*���***���*���*���*���****.*:*.*.*.*.*.*.*.*.*.*.  Coffee Roasters  DeaiersinTeaand Coffee  **���***���*���**���*���**���**.*.*.*.*&.*.*.*.**.*.  XVe are offering at lowest prices fche best  grades of Ceylon, India, China arrd Japan  Teae. ���  Our Best, Mocha and Java Coffee, per  pound .. ._��^J_L..S^_....yg _40_  ^Mochaand-Java'Bleiidira'porindsTTTr^l'on-  Choice Blend Coffee, 4 pounds ;.   1 UO  Special Blerd Coffee, 6 pounds    1 00  Rio Blend Co*Teo, 8 pounds    1 00  Special Bleud Ceylon Tea, per pound      30  Tho government agent at Nelso'n, per instructions from the department of lands  and works at Victoria, has authorized the  undersigned to offer the following lots In  tho government portion of ,-tlic townsite  of Kitchener for sale at public auction at  Walker's Hotel, Kitchener, at 2 o'clock in.  the i.'.rternoon, on  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7th, 1901  Lots 1 to 20 in block 4. ...  Lots 1 to 20 in block (i.  Lots 1 to 21 In block 22. :;.'.; 1      1  Lots 1 to 10 in block 25. .     c._  OF TOWN LOTS IN LEMON CREEK.  A TRIAL ORIIER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY COFFEE CO.  Telephone 177.  '  P. 0. Box 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON.  Kitchener Is a town on the Crow's Nest:  Pass branch of tho Canadian Pacific railway, and the nearest point to the Iron,  mines recently sold for a largo sum.  PlrCns and particulars may be obtained,  at the office of John A. Turner, government agent, Nelson.  Upset price to be made known on the  ground=at^tl*e^time=of-saIe.     -~���r~*~���:  The government agent at' Kaslo, per instructions from the department of lands  and works at Victoria, has authorized the  undersigned to offer tho following lots in  the government portion of the townsite  of Lemon Crook for sale at public auction  al tho Arlington Hotel, Slocan City, at 12  o'clock noon on  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11th, 1S01  Lots 1  to 12,  block 1.  Lots  1   to  22,   block  5. -.;  Lots 1 to S, 10, 14  to 21,  block 7. ;  Lots -1, 5, 17, IS,  block 11. j  Lots 1 to 11 and ''2 to 40, block 11.  Lots 1 to  Lois 1 to  Clock  21.  block 15.  block  17.  ���1-.  Lemon Creek is a townsite mar tho junction of Lemon Creek and the Slocan  river branch of lire Cairadiarr Pacific railway, arid the nearest point to the mines  on Lemon  creek.  Plans and particulars may be obtained  at the office of 1_. ___. -Chipman, government  agent, Kaslo.   Upset  price  to   be  made  known  on  the  ground  at  the time  of sale.  TO    MAICF*    ROOM    FuH    OUK    FAIL  STOCK OP' CARP33TS  AND  RCJOS  WILL   GO   AT   COST.  TO    CLEAR-BABY    CARRIAGES   AND  GO CAR-IS  AT  LT-.'-jS  THaN CCST.  WEST TRANSFER GO.  N. T. MACLEOD, Manager.  Last of Defender Trials.  BATBMAN POINT, Ehode Island,  August 31.���After two months of hard  preliminary racing, during which each  boat defeated the other eight times,  the Constitution and Columbia went out  to Brunton's flagship again today for  Lhe last of the series of trial races to  determine whicli should be the defender of the America's cup against sir  Thomas Lipton's Shamrock!I. Tlie seven  knot breeze blew form the southeast.  After decks had been washed down this  morning, tho working lieadsails of both  yachts were sent out in stops, and at 9  All  Kinds of Teaming and  Transfer  Work.  'Agents for Hard and Soft Coal.   Imperial OH  Company.   Washington Brick, Lime <S_ Manufacturing Company.   General commercial agents  and brokora.  All coal and wood strictly cash on delivery.  On the construction of the Arrowhead &  Kootenay railway In the Lardo district.  HIGHEST WAGES PAID  TlTlTj'BlPTTONT*' T47  Office 184 BaRer St.  FOR SALE  In - order to secure men without. delay  ordinary' labor will be paid $2.25 per day  and axemen $2.50 per day.  GOOD STATION WORK  CAN BE SECURED.  G. A. WATERMAN & GO.  AUCTIONEERS  R. REISTERER &TcO.  BRKWKKB AND BOTT_KR8 OP  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and regular delivery to the trade.  BKEWKRY  AT   NELSON  A. R. BARROW, A.M.cT-CJE.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner, of Victoria and Kootenay Streets  P. O.  Box 559. TELEPHONE   NO. 95.  G. A. WATERMAN & GO.      AUCTIONEERS  NOTIOE.      '  In tlio supremo court, of Kootonav. holden  at Nel.son, irr the matter or tlio estate  and  oil'oets  uC Alexis  Swanson,   late  of  R. McMAI-ION.  A.  E.  GAJU-INBR.  20,000 Shares Similkameen  Valley Coal Oo,, 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  anply to  REGINALD J. STEEL  ���3AKEK STIU'I'T  For   further   particulars   apply   to   the  Nelaon Employment Agencies or to  CARLSON & POSTER  OOf-TRAOTOEH.  R.B. REILEY  bi'Ci.'RSSOR TO H.  D.  ASHCROFT.  BLACKSMITH AND WOOD WORKER.  EXPERT HORSESHOEINC.  Special attention given to all kinds of.  repairing and custom work from outside  points. Heavy bolts made to order on  short notice.  BARBER SHOP.  Robert McMahon and A. E. .Gardiner  have leased the barber shop in. tire basement of the Madden block, southeast cornor of Baker and Ward streets, a.nd will  be pleased to have the patronage of their  friends. First-class baths in conne-ction.  NOTIOE TO DELINQUENT GO-0-WNEK.  To Herbert Cuthbert or to any person or  persons lo whom he may have transferred his interest In the Blend mineral  claim, situate on the west fork oi' Kover  creek, in the Nelson mining divis.ion of  West Kootenay district, and. recorded in  the recorder's ofllce for the Nelson mining  division.  You and each of you are hereby notified  that we have expended four hundred and  eleven dollars in labor and improvements  upon the above mentioned mirreral claim  In order to lnkl said mineral claim under  thf provisions of the Mineral Act, and if  within ninety days ot me date of this  notice vou fail or refuse to contribute your  portion of"such expenditures together with  all costs of advertising your interest In  said claims will become ure property of the  subscribers, under section 4 of an. act entitled "An Act to Amend the Mineral Act,  1900." FRANK   FLF.TCHER.  J.   J.   MALONE.  H.   G.   NEELANDS.  E. T.  H.  SIMPKINS.  Dated at Nelson this 3rd day of June, ^901.  the personal estate and effects of said deceased. Notice is also hereby given that all  persons   having   claims   against   the   said  (leceased are refiiTired^'SvUh-n'Thlrtv clays  of thy date hereof to forward them with  ill 11 particulars duly verified by statutory  declaration to the said administrator at  Nelson aforesaid.  And notice is also hereby given that after  such ast mentioned date said administrator will proceed lo distribute the assets of  Uio said deceased according to law without  regard to any claims of which he shall  their not have received notice.  Dated this 2!)th clay of August, A. D. 1901  ELLIOT. Ss  LENNIE,   Solicitors  ior.the Administrator.  liqtjokI-ioense teansfee.  NOTICE ^ OF APPLICATION FOR  Ti-AiNS_,-___ UF RETAIL LIQUOR LICENSE.���Notice is hereby given that we  intend to apply at the next sitting of the  board of license commissioners for the  City of Nelson for the transfer of the retail liquor license now held by us for the  premises known as the "Office" saloon,  situate on lot 7 in block 9, sub-division of  lot 95, Ward street, in the said City jf  Nelson, to William Robertson Thomson,  and Charles C. Clark ot the said city.  JAMES   NEELANDS.  ������. ~���..       s*   B-   EMERSON.  Witness: CHAS. R. McDONALD.  Dated at Nelson, B.  C, this 2nd day ot  August. 1901.  TIMBEE LEASE NOTIOE.  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 tJJe  below described lands situated on Lo_k-  hart creek, one mile anu one eighth east  from Kootenay lake, commencing at a post4'  marked northwest corner, running east  120 chains, thence north 10 chains, thence  east 120 chains, thence south 40 chains,  therce west 120 chains, thence south 10-  chains, thence west 120 chains, thence north  40 chains to place of commencement.  NELSON SAW Ss PLANING MILLS, Ltd.  Nelson, B. C, August lfith, lSOJU   ,   .,' _V-i* l_g__>M__1M_UJft  '��� ���J ��~ ���' -�����������>--" -n���  _;-*rrr_.i?-i___r>r_if  __fa-___U_l_-__��_l  THE K.ELSOK TRIBOTE,  MONDAY MORNING,  SEPTEMBER 2, 1901  f^"'"* ������^^���-T4'^^_i_J_A^'V1__H  1 rrnm-^Yn-ii-n n* ���"^-rA���T"  BANK Of I0NTBEAL  OAPITAL. all paid UP-"-^.^.^-^  BEST    7,000,000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal. ��� .Prosidont  Hon. Georgo A. Drummond Vice-President  B. S. Clou-ton Genoral Manager  NKLSON RRANCH  Corner Bakor and Kootenay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAJST, Manager.  Uranohos In London (England) New Yokk.  Chicago, and all tho principal cities in Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cablr  Transfers.  Grant Commorcial'' and Travolors' Credit*,  available in any part of tho world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Mado, Sto.  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  WITH WHICH IS AMALGAMATED  THE  BANK  OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Paid-up Capital,  Reserve Fund,  $8 000.000  $2,000,000  ACCRECATE RESOURCES OVER $66,000,000.  Hon. Geo. A. Cox,  President.  Robt. Kllgour,  Vice-President.  Savings Bank Branch  OORKKNT KATE OK INTICRE8T PAID.  THEI WO YACHTS COMPARED  Sir Thomas Lipton's Expenses.  For the flrst time in the history of  the America cuy races it has been possible to ret. a line upon the two boats  which will meet off Sandy Hook; for we  take -it for- granted that unless Constitution can be brought to the 'iioint"iri,  whicli she can beat Columbia in a wind  of more than seven knots' strength, the  older boat will be called udou for the  second timo to reprerent this eou.i.ry  in the famous contest, says a writer in  the Scientific American. In 1S99 Columbia met Shamrock I nearly a dozen  times off Sandy Hook, and during the  present season S'-amrock II has been  tested against the, old challenger in  numberless trials under all possible sailing. condition.1*.  In the present uncertainty as to Constitution's full capabilities we must take  Columbia as a basis of comparison. In  I.S99 she beat Shamrock I by-10 minutes in an averase eight-knot breeze,  and again beat her-by six minutes. 16  seconds in a breeze of about 20 knots  an hour. Both of these races consisted  of windward and leeward work with no  reaching. It is'generally admitted, both  here and in England, that Shamrock I  suffered somewhat from poor handling,  and much more from the fact that her  spars and "standing, rigging were too  frail, and failed to keep the sails up to  the wind. The only changes, we arc  now informed, made in Shamrock I preparatory to her trials with Shamrock II,  were to reduce her sail-plan and  greatly strengthen and stiffen her spars,  with the result that her sails set admirably aud she now no longer carried.a.lee  helm. As the result of the, improved  set of her sails, her better helm, anil the  fine weatherly qualities she; developed,  the experts who have had charge other trials have assured the writer that  she is at least five minutes faster over  a 30-mile course,:the gairubeing chiefly  in windward work. To this may be  added a possible gain iii speed due to  the' better handling whicli she received  under her new captain.  In the later trials of Shamrock II,  when her best trim had been determined, she beat the older boat by the  following carefully-timed amounts i::  good whole-sail breezes: Going to windward she gained three minutes in 13 1-2  miles, the boats having split tacks to  avoid' interference; going to leeward in  a 17-knot breeze she gained 4 1-2 minutes in 13.1-2 miles, Shamrock II beiti-*  the leading boat; while on a broad reach  in a 13-knot breeze, with the wine':  slightly abaft the beam, she gained 4 1-4  minutes in seven miles. This 'last is  certainly a remarkable performance in  view of the fact that Shamrock I. n;  a tuning-up trial down the Jersey coast  and .back, reached for 30 knots at a  speed of 13 knots an hour." These results would indicate that Shamrock II  is about 12 minutes faster in a club-top  sail breeze than Shamrock I in the form  that the latter showed v/hen over her  -MnrlSOOr  London Ofllce, 60 Lombard Street. El. O.  New York   Officr-, 16   Exchange   Place.  ana (io Hranches in Canada and the  United Slates.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Interest allowed on deposits. Prosont rato  threo jior eont.  GRANGE V. HOLT,  Manager Nelson Branch.  thousand-and��one other items, none of  them small.  For instance, this morning it is learned that a new suit of sails will arrive  in America on the steamship St. Louis,  and that the canvasses cost ?13,000.  Sir Thomas believes in resting one  day a week, and his men never work on  Sundr.r.  It will interest those Canadians who  are talking of building a yacht to race  for the America's cup to read something about the cost of such luxuries!  j-:e exact sum of, money paid for the  Columbia in 1S99 is not known, but .it  has been estimated., at not less than  $150,000. Without a" doubt it cost over  $50,000 to carry her .through the season;  probably the sum was much greater than  this. In the first part of the season  ; her owners paid $16,000 for three suits  of sails. And then there was the De-  fonder. whicli acted as a trial horse  to the Columbia. - It cost just $50,000  for her to be a, trial horse, but it was  paid without a groan.  THE NEWsTf THE WORLD  IMPERIAL BANK  03ET    O-AJST-A-U-A.  HKAD  OFFICK. TORONTO.  Capital  Rest  $2,500,000  $1,860,000  H, S. HOWL AND.  1). R. WIIjKIK....  K. HAY    President.  .General Manager.   Inspector.  SAVINGS   BANK   DEPARTMENT.  THE   CURRENT   RATE   OF    INTEREST   ALLOWED.  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker  Street.  J. M. LAY, Manager.  COWARDLY MEN GARRISON  to  to  to  to  9\  to  Are the only kind to be found in our stock. Everything from.a neat little, inexpensive birthday remembrance to a fine and elaborate sterling silver wedding  gift. Our goods are made on honor and we guarantee them in every way, and  a guarantee from a reputable house is always good.  Mail orders receive our prompt and careful attention, and as we only employ the best of workmen all wirk is guaranteed at ���     ������'���'-.'  ij    '        It is reasonable to assume that an  I other season's experience on the part of  the very able skipper of Columbia and  his crew have enabled them to get a  few minutes more speed out of Columbia; in which cr.so we ma:- look for a  contest, should Columbia be chosen,  which will be worth going far to sec.  The Question of the absolute security cf  the cup is dependent just now, evidently, up.Mi what further speed cau be developed in Constitution.  Sir Thomas Lipton's second effort ts  lift that cup is costing the Irish sportsman ft mint of money. It is estimated  that tho expense of having the first  Shamrock beaten by Columbia two years  ago was close to $1,000,000. The expense of the second Shamrock's defeat  or victory will probably be more than  that  The Lipton fleet at anchor today off  Stapleton, Staten Island, is an imposing  one, when it is considered that sport is  its object. It comprises five ships, and  . strung out in a line they make a formidable array. At the head of the line  to the north is the big steam yacht  Erin, one , of the finest vessels of her  kind afloat. Next in line is Shamrocks  tender, the Porto Rico, an ocean-going-  steamship, which, until chartered by  sir Thomas, had been in the fruit-  carrying trade between American ports  and the West Indies. Astern of the  Porto Rico lies the Jame.** A. Lr.wrence,  an ocean-going tug. The Lawrence,  which is one of the handsomest and fast-  rest tugs in New York harbor, is the busi-  jiess boat of the fleet. Fourth in line  js the 50-foot electric launch Dufferin,  ���the only American-built boat in the lot.  *3he was designed on sir Thomas' order  for special use as a dispatch boat, and  was only recently finished. To the extreme south of the line Is the beautiful,  green hull and towering mast of Shamrock II, the "hope of the British yachts-  men,"  This fleet is manned by crews num-  Ijering almost 200 men, and it is estimated that merely to keep his five ships  jn commission is costing sir Thomas almost $2000 a day.  Of course the construction of the cup  challenger is the biggest item. No one  but sir Thomas, designer "Watson, and  the Dennys, her builders, know exactly  what Shamrock II cost. But a guess  of $400,000 is not likely to be far wide  of the mark.    And then there are a  United States.  NEW YORK, August 31.���A stone  plough believed to be 300 years old was  unearthed yesterday at Bloomfield, New  Jersey, by workmen on a culvert.      '  NEW YORK, August 31.���Among the  passengers aboard the steamer Campa-'  nia, which came up the bay to her pier  this morning, was captain W. G. Jameson, who will have charge of the Shamrock II from now on?  NEW YORK, August 31.���The six  names selected by the committee on'  mayoralty candidates of the Citizens'  Union for presentation to the conference  on Wednesday, are believed to be Seth  Low. Bord S.Coler, George F. Peabody,  F. Norton Goddard, George Leiyes, and  Jewett Warner.  SIOUX FALLS, August 31.���David and  Fred Colbert, who left New York May  1st to walk to Sioux Falls, on a wager  of $5000, arrived here last night 31 hours  ahead of.time. The distance walked was  2200 miles. Colbertyleft without a cent  and has not slept in a bed since his departure" from New'.York.-..'  NEW YORK, August 31.���Lord Strathcona, who was a passenger on the Campania, says that the duke and duchess of  Cornwall and York will not visit the  United States, it being their purpose to.  visit only British possessions. This  course had been decided upon because  so many governments had invited the  royal couple to visit them.  ' CLEVELAND, Ohio, Sept. 1.���A storm,  that began at midnight last night did a  great deal of damage all over the city.  Houses were wrecked, flooded, and  thrown over. Many lives were, in peril,  and only heroic work prevented heavy  loss of life. Trains were delaped by'  washouts/and street car traffic on many  lines is at a standstill. The property  loss at this hour is estimated at  S1,000,000.  SAN FRANCISCO, August 31.���It was  learned after the fight between George  Gardiner of Massachusetts and Kid Car-  ���ter._last_night._tliat^Gardiner^had-dis-  located the thumb of his left hand, but  no other than his seconds knew of the  accident, until after the fight was over.  Gardiner's work in the ring was enthusiastically praised. He probably will be  matched against Joe Walcott, the fight  to take place in this city.'  PHILADELPHIA, August - 31.���The  bodies of two more victims of the explosion on the steamboat City of Trenton were recovered today from the Delaware. Both were women. The recovery  of these bodies increases the number of  known drowned to 13, and decreases the  number of missing to 15. A force of  men is at work clearing out the hull of  ���the burned vessel, and it is expected  they will find several bodies:  NEAV YORK, August 31. ��� Jimmy  Michaels of Wales and Johnny Nelson  of Chicago have been matched for a  15-mile motor-paced race at Madison  Square Garden on the night of September 4th. On September 5th Harry Elkes  of Glens Falls and Bobby Walthour of  Atlanta will meet in a 15-mile motor-  paced race for $1000 a side. The winners of thes two races will meet in a  15-mile motor-paced race at the Garden  track on the night of September 9th,  TUCSON, Arizona, August 31.���Advices from Fort Thomas state'that the  Apaches are getting restless and trouble  is feared. Over 200 Indians are gathered  near Fort Thomas holding meetings and  discussing grievances, and numbers of  Indians are coming from the northern  part of the reservation to join those at  Fort Thomas. Settlers are feeling uneasy at San Carlos, CO miles away, the  nearest post. There are only six privates and a sergeant at the fortification.  Europe.  LONDON, August 31.���Andrew Carnegie has given ��10,000 to build a town  hall at Motherwell, Lanark, Scotland.  CONSTANTINOPLE, August 31,���M.  Bapst, councillor of the French embassy,  received from the porte a copy of the  telegram sent to the Ottoman embassy  at Paris for communication to M. Delcasse, the French foreign minister. This  telegram, while giving vague assurances,  formulates nothing concrete. It requests  a resumption of diplomatic relations between the two countries with a view of  reaching a satisfactory settlement of the  matter in dispute.  A South,African Town.  The London Daily Telegraph publishes  a letter of an officer of the fight in which  captain Bennett of the South African  Constabulary (major Bennett of Vancouver) was captured. The letter says  in part: ���---.'.  On Thursday we decided to take a  strong patrol over to Vryfontein and  Zurfontein to get some water barrels,  barbed wire, and other useful things.  We. sent out three white scouts about 5  a. m., who returned and reported thirteen Boers only upon the hill. It was  ordered that we should take the seven-  pound gun, and so we pulled out at 7  a. m., about 60 strong. We went forward, 40 men, and came on with about  20 as escort to the gun. ; Of these we  had to. leave five to hold a house to cover  our retreat, and so we went on. As we  went up^-the hill I heard very heavy  firing on. my front and right, and we received an order to gallop and shell  Zurfontein farms from the sky-line, as  the Canadians were in a hole. We were  straining along when suddenly I heard  the commanding officer blowing the  "rally-' on his horn, so while thinking  things were serious we had the order,  "About and gallop." Captain McDowall  came up and told us .to fire one round  and then gallop hard for Vereenging,  which we did. The rear guard, instead  of falling back, ybecame advance guard  and went like smoke. As the ground  was fairly rotten some of us had to go  20 yeards ahead and pilot the gun: Bullets began to hail around, and upon  turning I saw, the hill simply covered  'with men galloping like blazes towards  me.y We increased your pace, and turning round I saw men on each side of the  gun/and behind it, shooting and shouting, but still we kept on.  But it was no good, for we ran into  ploughed land, and had to pull up. The  Boei*s simply formed a solid mass round  the. gun, about 200 strong, and yelled  to me and others to' "Hands up." I  waited upon _ the flankers : to come up,  but they were captured; and the. Boers  were firing ��� at me from 20 to 30 yards,  several kneeling. Then foiir started for  me,' so I kissed my hand to them and  rode off, as I rode on Monday night.  Phew! It was a go; but my beauty  carried me through till I reached the  kraals by the coal mine dam.- There I.  found four men, and together we rode  back to try and cover captain McDow-  all's retreat andsee whatcpuld be done.  We collected some more men, and then  I heard the particulars. It appears Dewet was trying to pass north and somebody gave us away, and they simply  egged us on till they had us. cornered,  and then rode us down. Captain-Bennett .(Canadian) was taken by Dewet  himself. Our total casualties: One gun,  four killed, six wounded, and 24 prisoners, and one Kaffir scout shot in cold  blood as well. The Boers reported seven  killed, four dangerously wounded, and  20 slightly. A dispatch rider was sent  as hard as he could go to Vereenging  for help; but they did not turn-out for  ian=hour=and"a=halfrand=theh*only"at"ir  walk. And they must have seen us and  our gun���they did���and it was. within  the range of fire of the Vereenging  garrison guns. We are now waiting'  "events. I suppose it means a district  court-martial and the sack for some;,  but there was no cowardice, and it was  the rotten intelligence sent us from.  Vereenging, as Dewet told Bennett he  was nearly 4000 strong. They made our  drivers take the gun to the laager, and  they say that there were thousands'  there. They tried to come into action  against us, but the sergeant had thrown  away the rammer, handspike, lanyard  and sights���thank God!  Were Cowed With Water,  ST. LOUIS, August 31.���A daring attempt to deliver thirty-three prisoners  from the Madison county jail at Ed-  wardsville was'made last night by James  Johnstone, a man under indictment for  the murder last summer of James Ry-  FISHING TACKLE  WE HAVE THE BEST  FLIES  AND   THE  BEST LEADERS MADE.  Minnows, silver and gold and Phantoms  Silk  Lines  Landing Nets  And a splendid line of all Ashing requisites.  CANADA DRUG & BOOK GO.  w. n. ninok.  Pomm" Ward and RaV<"-C!l<r  ARTHUR    GEE  MERCHANT TAILOR  IjADIE-VT-VIIjOR  MADE SUITd.  RAKER  STREET EA8T.  NELSON, B. 0.  '^.'-f./rmr. 00 .00.00.00.  THE JEWELER  ���? Sk^S?^ S? -5_^ ���*__": *SP -v-^"- n  ���v ;_�� ^ ^3*. ^S JJ_S  ���0'00-00'00'00'00  burn, a citizen of Alton. But for Kath-  erine Holse, the daughter of tne jailer,  the attempt would have succeeded. As  it was, seventeen of the thirty-three  prisoners, among them five alleged murderers, managed to escape from their  cells into the, main corridor of the jail,  where they kept the sheriff, his deputies, turnkey Threadley, and a large  number of citizens at bay .for three  hours. The city fire department was  finally called in, and half a dozen  streams of water thrown on the prisoners. They were then handcuffed and  returned to their cells.  Will Not Interfere.  WASHINGTON, August 2!).���No official dispatches have been received respecting the situation in the insurrectionary parts of Colombia and Venezuela since the brief report of the arrival at Colon of the gunboat Machias.  It may be stated in view of reports that  our government intends to intervene  that the government will adhere strictly  to its well established rule of non-intervention. Nothing but an interruption  of isthmian traffic, which the United  States is pledged to keep open, or a.  threat directed against American interests, could induce the government to interfere.  Does  not  contain  any harmful  Ingredients. Ironbrew.  QUEERS  BAKER   STREET,    NELSON.  _  Lighted bv .Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  Large comfortable -bedrooms and flrst-  class dining room. Sample rooms for commercial  men. '  RATES $2 PER DAY  liflrs. E. Q. Clarke, Prop,  Late of the Royal Hotel, Calgary  ~.~.   ___..��-_   Baker ;  en Ijouse streets,  Baker and Ward  Nelson.  The only hotel in Nelson that has remained under one management since 1890.  The - bed-rooms- "������*<"'' well furnished and  lighted by ele.ctricn>. '  The bar Is always stoeKea ny the best  domestic and Importer:! liquors and cigars.  THOMAS'MADDEN, I-roprietor.  JSiack MOTION HOTEL  J. H. McMANUS, Manager.  Bar stocked with best brands of wines,  liquors, and cigars. Beer on draught. Large  comfortable rooms. First class Inble board.  .���^V*.**.***.*.*.*.***:.**.**.*.*.*.**.**,  1H.H. PLAYFORD & GO. 1  91  �����  91  _��  !P  MADDEN   BLOCK  NELSON.  I TOBACCO   AND   CIGAR-f  to ti  $ MERCHANTS.               j.  <**�� 9)  *p   9.  (|i 9.  M 9)  9>  $ P. O. Box 637,  Telephone 117. jg  ���*f:S:&fi:'e**.-**-**.*.**.*.*.**.*.*.*.*.e&:  EAST KOOTENAY'S FIRST  ANNUAL MINERAL,  AGRICULTURAL AND  INDUSTRIAL EXHIBITION  THREE  D\YS  OF   INSTRUCTIOf1,   INTEREST AND  ENJOYMENT.  CRA.NBR00K, B C, SEPTEKEER 25 to 27, 1901,  The best program ever seen ln 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.  W. P. TIERNEY  Tolephono W5.  AGENT FOR GALT COAL  OFFICE: BAKER STREET WEST, NELSON, B. C,    TELEPHONE NO. 219. P. 0, BOX 688.  IPRBLE, BUILDING STONE,  BRICK AND LIIV|E   The   Mansfield    Manufacturing  Ooinpany  have the above mentioned building- materials  for sale at reasonable prices.    Special quota- . |  tions   to   builders   and contractors for large  orders. ' ..  Offee:  Two Doors West C. P. P. Office.  ORCERS BY MAIL PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO  I  a  coivci:j_A._rsr"3_r  ing  j       OFFICE:^ BAKER STP.EET WEST, NELSON, B. C.  vn_-_M.^xmjj.i_..iiLT. -mw  TELEPHONE NO. 219.    P. 0. BOX 6S8.  ���>    -   4i *�� * y'^-j, t  J *, -fc * i J^'-^'H _-"  Vt  I-     .  1        '    I    -1  i,:!r^^m^f$  9t_y^__L-^W^*--g?��%*f*Zl*e&-1*����*xa*--Mi0-wri0it��Jt_l*arixrisjK -riwQr  TREMONT HOUSE  321 TO 331 MAKER STREET. NELSON  AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN  PLANS  MEALS 25 GENTS  Rooms Lighted by Electricity and Heated oy St��am 25 Cents to $1  urns & Co.  Hkad Officr at  NELSON, B. O.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Markets at Nelson, Rossland, Trail, Kaslo, Ymir, Sandon, Silverton, Nev  Denver, Revelstoke, For*,-ui*oii Grand Fork_, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  K  W. C BLOCK  WARD STREET  ORDERS BY _IA1L RECEIVE PROMPT ATIENTION.  E. C. TRAVES, Manager  y v    NOTIOE 0F; ASSIG-NME-TT.  Pursuant to  the  "Creditor's VTrust Deeds  Act"  and amending- uutsV;  "Suuue is nuruuy _i\_u uiat Henry Ferguson MeLeurr; liereiorore uarryinjf Oil business at.the city: of Nelson, in the province  of British Columbia, as a drug-gist, has by  ,dee<I ol assrgnmoru, made in pursuance of  tire ������(JrediLor's Trust Deeds Act, ' and  amending acts, and bearing date the _th  uay of August, lUUl, assigned all hrs real  and persorral property to David Morris, of  the said city of Nelson, gentleman, ln  trust for the purpose of paying and satisfying ratably or proportionately and without preference or priority, the cieditois of  the Said Henry Ferguson McLean their just  debts.  Tire said deed was executed, by the said  Henry Ferguson McLean on the 6th day of  August, lOul and afterwards by the sard  David Morris on the Gth day of August,  lHvl, and the sard David Morris has undertaken the said trusts created by the said  deed.  All persons having claims against the  said Henry Ferguson McLean are required  to forward pnrticulars of the' same, dulv  verilled, together with particular s of all  securlticK, if any. held by them theictor, to  the said trustee David Morris, on or beforo  rho jiii'i dny of September, 1801. All persons  indebted to tire said Henry Ferguson McLean are required to pay the amounts due  by- tirem to tho said trustee forthwith. After  the said Kith day of September, I'M. the  trustee will proceed lo distribute the assets  of Lire Kaid eslate finning the parties en-  tilled thoreto. having regard onlv to 'the  chums ol" which he shall then have notice.  Notice rs also given that a meeting of the*,  creditors of the said Henry Ferguson McLean will be held at the ofllce of R. M  Macdonald, Uaker street, Nelson, on Tuesday the-Sun day of August, 1901, at the  hour of -1 o'clock in the afternoon.  ���    ,���    ,        DAVID MOHKIS, Trustee."  R. M. MACDONALD, Solicitor for the  Trustee.  Dated at Nelson this 7th day of August,  DISSOLUTION OF 00-PAETNEESHIP,  Notice is horeby given that the co-partnership hitherto existing between the undersigned under tho stylo of Starkey &  Company,, wholesale commission merchants, has this day been dissolved by tho  retirement of Gobr-jre il. Phillips, who has.  transferred to F. .Starkey all his interest  in the assels, book accounts and business  All persons indebted to the said partnership are hereby requested to make payment  to F. Starkey, who has assumed all the Labilities of tho partnership and -who -will  continue  the business.  G130.   JI.   PHILIjIPS,  FRED    STARKE IT.  Witness: TT.  BUSH.  Nelson. B. C. 14th August, IDOL  OEETIFIOATE   OF  IMPEOVEMENTS -  NOTICE���CITY MINERAL * CLAIM.  Situato in the Nelson Mining Division of  West--Kootenay  District.-  AA'here located: About one mile south of  Nelson.  Take notice that I, Wilirim John Goepel,  Free Miner's Certificate No. 50,500, intend,  si-Uv days from the date hereof, to apnlv  to the Mining 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 bo commenced before  tho issuance of such Certificate of Im-  pio\ements.  Dated this ICth day of August, A D.  1901 XV.   J. -GOCPEL  OEETIFIOATE   OF  IMPEOVEMENTS.  NO'JMCIO���NKI -SUN "V'-.M-'RAL CLAIM,  situate in the Nelson Mining Division of  West   Kootenay   District.  Where located: About one mile south of  Nelson.  Take notice that I, John Paterson,  Free Miners Ceritiieriti; Nn. ntl.727 intend,  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply-  to tho Mining Recorder for a Certificate  of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of lin; iu-ove cli'm.  - And further take notice that actlorr, under section 37, must be commenced before  the issuance of such CertitlcaU1 of Improvements.  Dated this 10th day of August A. D.  1001. JOHN   PATERSON.  OEETIFIOATE 7j^~lT_PE0VEMENTS.  NOT1CK.-THE CHAMPION MINERAL  claim, situate in tlio Nelson mining division of AVest Kootenay district Where  located: On Forty-nine creek about J0O  yards from hydraulic dam. Take notice  that I, 13. W. Matthews, acting as agent  for Henry Samuel Crotty, free miner's  certificate No. b-!9,970, intend, sixty days  from the date hereof, to apply to the mining recorder for a certificate of improvements for the purpose ot obtaining a.  crown grant of the abovo claim And  further take notice that action, under section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated  this lSth  day of July.  A.  T>   IQdl  OEETIFIOATE   OF   IMPEOVEMENTS.  Tiger, Kitchener and Last Chance mineral claims, situate in the Nelson mining:  division of West Kootenay district Where  located: On Morning mountain on the <-ast  side of Sandy creek about one mile from  the Kootenay river. Take notice that 1,  R. Smith, free miner's certificate 55,Tb_b,  acting as agent, for A. Thorn, free minei 3  certificate 55,07011. Henry E. Hammond,  free miner's certificate Sn.Cij'Jb, nnd An-  nandale D. Grieve, free miner's certificate  55,0CSb, intend sixty days from the date  hereof to apply to the mining rcCui-der  for a certificate of improvements, for the  purpose of obtaining n crown :*:rant of the  above claim. And further take notice that  action, vndor section 37, inu?t be commenced before the Issuance of such certificate of improvements. R.  SMITH.  Dated this 25th day of .Inly. jV. T"i. 1'im.  OEETIFIOATE   OF  IMPEOVEMENTS.  NOTICE. ���"MONUMHNT MINI'RAL  claim, siltrate in the Ni-lr-'on mliiini,- division of Wei-t Kootenay district. Whore located: j\t the bond of firnhmnn crook on  O-rnhmnn mountain. Tako notice that. I,  J. M. McGregor, acting as agent for Steve  Hawkins, five, minor's certificate No.  b5n.-i:'fi. nnd Louis Strand, free miner's certilicate No. b37.-'!)S. Intend sixty days from  the dale hereof, to apply to the mining recorder for n ocrtilioato of improvements,  for the purpose of obtnining a crown grant  that notion under section ."7. must be com-  that action, urulod section 37. must bo commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  j. m. McGregor.  Dated this 12th day of August, 190L ���  ' (I  -   'I THEUffELSON TRlBtJNE, MONDAY MOANING, SEPTEMBER. % 1901  ....-...,.,.  DRESSIN  BANDAGES  We carry a complete line of Surgical Dressings, Bandages  and Gauzes, and if requiring anything in this line remember  us.    You will also find our stock of Trusses well assorted.  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  VICTORIA   BLOCK NELSON,   B. C.  Fop the Boy  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,  0 Everything is new and up-to-date  and are selling at the very lowest prices.  Intending purchasers will do well to  examine my stock and get prices before  purchasing elsewher.  217 and 219  Baker Street  J. A. GILKER  REFRIGERATORS       HAMMOCKS  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.  Imuorters and Dealers in Shelf and Heavy Hardware.     ;. ���--,-  ���'     , ,  ,*_00.00.^.0.0*.0.0*.0<'.ig:.*��.l~.lg'    ��^.0.0"S'lS'<&'^'^'^'^i     __'*__    g^'   I  ^������^���^^^���^���^���^^���^���^^���^���^���^���^���^^^^^^^^^vs^  ���TV iS  IT PAYS TO CALL ON US  WHEN YOU WANT ANYTHING IN  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  NITUR  WE ARE SHOWING THE FINEST STOCK OF RATTAN  GOODS EVER SHOWN IN THE CITY  J. G. BUNYAN &G0.  )����  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ^'2*^A'2AA-��'iA^d^AdAAdA4^^4^4j��-T  TELEPHONE 30.  P. O. BOX 527,  Nelson Saw & Planing Mills  CHARLES HILLYER, President. HARRY HOUSTON, Secretary.  Hs-reiust received 3,000,000 feet of log�� from Idaho, and we" are prepared to out the largest billa  of timber <n* any dimension** or lengths. Estimates given at any time. The largest stock of sash,  doors. sjidi__)uldingB in Kootenay.  __��� "    ^  =������~   COAST LUMBER OF ALL KINDS ON HAND  OFFICE AND YARDS:   CORNER HALT/ AND FRONT STREETS.  IF YOU WANT A PERFECT GUP OF TEA USE  EXCELSIOR  THE FAMOUS CEYLON  For Purity and Flavor it is Unsurpassed  Retails at 40, 50 and 60 cents, per pound  Packed expressly for  Wm.   Hunter   &  Co  CONNECTING STOEES AT  Silverton, Three Forks, Alamo and Phoenix  MANHART'S   CLOSE   CALL  GOT A SEVERE EL-ECTBIC SHOCK  YESTERDAY.  Was   Repairing  the  Line When the  Current Was Turned On and  Caught Him.  ROSSLAND   EIVailNBERIIVG   WORKS  cunliffb . & McMillan  Founders,  Boilermakers  and Machinists.  ORBS OARS, skips, eager*, oro bin doors, chutes and Rencral wrought iron work. Our ore cars aro  the best on tin* market    Write us for references and full partieuars.        _ ... .   .������  SECOND HAND MACHINERY KOIt SAI.K.-One 5-foot Helton water-wheel, width COO feet, "8 to 16"  spinal riveted pipe. One 10x5x13 outside packed plunger sinking pump. Hock drilln, stoping  bars, &c. &c. "  AGENTS NORDHEY PUMPS. STOCK  CARRIED.  P.   O.   Box  198. THIRD   AVENUE,   ROSSLAND,  THE  BINDERY DEPARTMENT OF  THE TRIBUNE ASSOCIATION, LIMITED,  n       **.   //  "-���SffltNS BLOCK, NELSON.  BOOK BINDING  SPECIAL RJRED BLANK BOOKS  SPECIAL RULED FORMS  ���G. H. Manhart. who is employed by  the Nelson tramway company as motor-  man and lineman, had a close call for  his life yesterday. Early yesterday  morning was the time set for the firing of a number of blasts on tho wagon  road which the provincial government  is building to the mining properties to  the south of Nelson, and as it was feared  the shots would disturb the wires which  bring the electric current to the tramway company's station, the officers of  that company were notified to bo on  hand.  In order to interfere with the tramway company as little as possiule W.  A. McLean, who has charge of the road  construction for the provincial government, arranged matters so- that he  could.fire the whole of his shots at one  time, and A.. V. Mason, manager of the  tramway company, had men on the  ground to cut the wires so that they  would not be destroyed by the blasts.  This precaution was well taken as there  were fifty shots fired all told. The firing  took place shortly after 4 o'clock Sunday morning, and as the shots were sent  off simultaneously,- there was a hurricane of-(lying rocks. The place.where  the firing occurred was at a point about  three miles from the city, on a bluff  whicli constitutes the highest portion  of the-roadway. The road here cornes  out about on a..level with the top of the  poles which carry the electric current  to the tramway company/and in order  to save the wires manager Mason had  them cut. This work was accomplished,  in plenty of time, and after tho shots  were fired Manhart and II. Q. Cummins  wore started to work repairing the  lines. They were still employed on this  work about 7,o'clock, when by some accident the current was turned on-at the  power station at Bonnington Falls, As  it happened Manhart was at the very  moment at the top of ono of the  poles making a splice of the wire, and  he received the greater portion of the  current through his body. Tlio current  was on for but a few niomants, but this  was sufficient to cause a severe burning  to Manhart's left hand and loft foot.  Manhart showed remarkable nerve. He  nover'" lost his head, When .he felt the  first shock of the current ho called to  the men below to ground tho wires, but  before they could comply -with his request the current was cut off at the  power house and Manhart slid down the  pole and fell over on the ground in an  unconscious condition. When he was  picked  UP jt was found  that his boot  had praet.i-jniiy bae.n burnt of. Ul�� foot  anil the leg of. his trousers, wa.s also on  fire. At first it was fqared that ho was  so severely burned that ho would lose  his leg, A messenger was at once, sent  to this city ou hoi'sebnt'l' for .medical,  assistance, and Dr. Doherty responded  in a hack.. He was aule to reach- the  camp, about a mile from the scene of the  accident, to which point Manhart had  htjpn r*n,*'rjeri in the meantime, and the  yiijtin* '*,yas'-}*����!eY*_cJ withQiit lOSS Of time,  to. tho hospital; Here his \ygunrt.s "were  dressed and th��3 very gratifying assurance received by his friends that his  foot would be saved, and that the victim of- the accident would be about in  the course of a week. Just how Manhart  escaped with his life is a mystery, as  the GuTrent which passes over the wires  is 20,00(1. vfflis, IJ.. js thought. }19 ,Y_Y_r  "that-the_blasting--hat~t,he-gffetj;-*oi="dis^  turbing the wires which wero left standing and that as a result Manhart did  not receive the full torce of the current.. -  What is now regarded as an amusing  accident happened to u. Q, Cummins,  the tramway -QiPtiany's engineer t*,*- the  sub-station,'While Manhart was receiving the shock on the pole Cummins, became entangled in one of the wires  which wore on the ground. The current  was just sufficiently strong to hold him  against his will and ho called out for  assistance, In response to his cries manager Mason name \ip to him ��.iul ordered  him to get put of the way of the wires.  Cummins replied that he could not.  Mason then went back a few paces and  came on Cummins ut lull tilt. The force  of tho Impact was sti flic-lent to divorce  Cummins from the wire and throw him  over on his back in safety. It is not  likoly that Cummins would have been  injured in any event, but he is none the  less thankful to Mason for the bunt  which he gave him, even if It might bo  considered unnecessarily harsh in the  light of subsequent events.  The report of the. blasts were sufficiently loud to awaken most of the  residents of the city. In all there were  50 hOl^s fired, some of which were down  seven feet. They moved a great mass of  rock, some of the pieces sent over the  bluff being fully twenty feet square.  There V'ero tlliee shots fired about midnight, vy'thoiit thfi Knowledge of the  men in charge pf the woru, rjjid r^n effort is now being made'to liii'ij out \yhy  fired them, If the person is apprehended  prosecution will follow, as the firing of  the shots" before the appointed time  might have resulted In jpsa Bf ]ifo,  Mining Records.  One new location was recorded at the  Nelson record office yesterday, Paralee,  on tho head of Kokanee creek, about  two miles south of tho Molly Gibson,  by R. M. Webster.  Certificates of work were issued to  Thomas Bag-Icy, on the Shamrock; ,1.  W. Thompson on the Allen: John I-Ier-  ton, on tho Katie H.; U. W. Keech, on  the No. 20. Tiger and Owl; Edward  }Ir*y>yaril, on the Hidden Treasure; C. J.  Anderson, .on f.he Garfield; and to Nick  P.aszkisky, on the (*unday Sun and Keystone.  LOCALS^  Nelson Hotel Bar. Try our "Dry Summer Punch." On today.  AT THE HOTELS.  PHAIR���J. C. Drewry, Rossland; C.  F. Nelson and A. Mclnnis, New Denver;  Clarence J. Smith, wife and son, Spokane; W. C. Husband and wife, Hamilton; Peter AlcVeigh, Victoria; W. E.  Davidson, Toronto; Ernest Kennedy,  Rossland; William Davis and Walter  E. Segsworth, Erie.  HUME���Arthur Tero, Toronto; M.  Long, Gretna; J. Burchell, wife and  children, Rossland; Andreas Warneck,  Montreal;  R. Houston, Rossland.  GRAND CENTRAL���J. D. Kidd, Vancouver; George Moore, Erie! W. C.  Lewis, Kaslo; A. G. Doust and wife,  Syracuse.  QUEEN'S ��� A. Stewart, Winnipeg;  John MeLeod, Ymir; D. J. Weir, Trout  Lake; J. T. Martin, Nakusp.  MADDEN���J. Campbell, Sandon; P.  McMullan, Ymir; Pat Crowley, Kaslo;  John Burke, Rossland.  NELSON���E.^E. Trim, Victoria; B. O.  Boswell, Bonnington Falls.  PERSONALS.  A. Mclnnis, mining recorder at New  Denver, is spending a day or two in  Nelson.  R. Houston, telegraph editor of the  Rossland Miner, is spending his holiday  in seeing what sort of a town Nelson is.  Henry Ferland and George Lapointe  left Nelson last night to resume their  studies at St. Boniface college, Winnipeg.  .Harry Wright reached home last  night after spending several weeks holidaying.in the eastern cities. He was accompanied by his wife.  D. J. Weir of New Denver is in Nelson. He has just made a circuit of the  Lardeau district looking up properties  in which himself and a number of  friends are interested. He reports  things as rather lively all through the  Lardeau.  CITY AND DISTRICT.  The C. P. R. will run an excursion to  Procter today. It will afford a nice outing.  The steamer Moyie will leave the  city wharf at 2 o'clock. The fare for the  , trip will be 50 cents.  The bill of sale in the Hume Hotel  transfer was recorded on Saturday.. By  the transfer Horace Hume receives $15,-  000 for lis holdings in the stock in the  Hume Hotel Company as well as his interest in the Hume hotel  furnishings.  Forland's auction sale on Saturday  evening proved a great success and in  an hour and a half's selling Charles A.  Waterman had disposed of all of.the  goods sot out for sale. The auction was  then adjourned until tomorrow evening.  There were no bidders on Saturday at  the sale of the Kelly property on Observatory street and the property was  accordingly bought in by the mortgage  company, the Providence Building &  Lona Association, for $920, being the  amount of the loan and costs. -The sale  was conducted by Charles A. Waterman  &. Company.  Peter McVeigh, of the contracting  > firm of Poupore & McVeigh,, arrived in  the city from Victoria last evening. He  will leave in the course of a day or so  for East Kootenay, where his firm has  accepted the contract for the grading  of the first six miles of the raad out of  Elko whloh Jim'HiU is building.  At the morning service at St. Saviour's church yesterday Rev. H. S. Akehurst announced that he had tendered  his resignation as rector to the bishop  and that a meeting of the parishioners  would be held in the school room on  Wednesday evening for the purpose of  ^tal-.in*5=at:jtien-\Vith=V-Specfc=tQ=the=same.-  In addition to this matter the parishioners will he asked to consider the  matter of providing for a curate to look  after the work of the church in the outlying sections of the city.  The. pr-I'Wty of the Granite Mines,  Limited, which was ordered to be sold  by the court to satisfy a judgment of  the Duncan Mines, was bought in by the  liquidator of the Runc-an Mines on Saturday, his bid being the only one received for the property. The property  was offered far sale by tender.by E. T.  H. Simpkins, registrar of the court, and  the bid of William Mc.Ewen of London  was the only one received. It offered  $133,433,55 for the property, which was  a few thousand dollars more than the  amount of the judgment, and was accented,  S. J, McLean, the Dominion commissioner on railway rates grievances, has  notified F. W. Swannell, secretary of the  Nelson board of trade, that he will not  be able to reach Nelson until Tuesday  next, as he has been occupied at the  Coast for a greater period than he anticipated. The special committee of the  Nelson board of trade will have a memorial ready against the coming of the  commissioner. It is understood that their  kick will be that Nelson has not a sufficient margin in rates for its jobbing  trade to the points east of the city, and  a comparison of the rates is said to disclose the fact that better rates prevail  Where the G. P. R. has no competition  than -where there Is o.Qn*Petiti��jn,  L, P. Wolf has a sample of lubricating  oil which he is showing to his friends  With a great deal of satisfaction. The  oil is from a well in the northern portion of Wyoming which he and his partner, A, O. Egbert, have been fortunate  enough to get hold of. They have recently formed u company in Spokane  with a capital of $2,500,000 and on behalf of it have secured a hold on some  2f'i.000 acres of oil lands in the vicinity  of Newcastle, Wyoming. They have one  well which is flowing ten barrels, in the  twenty-four hours, but it has not yet  been sunk to a sufficient depth to secure  the full flow of the well. The work of  surveying the land has just been completed and drilling will be commenced  at once. The district in which they are  NELSON, B.C.  KASLO, B.C.  ESTABLISHED 1892  SANDON, B.C.  TO SPORTSMEN:  We have the finest assortment of Guns and most complete stock of Ammunition ever received  in Kootenay. Mauser, Winchester, Marlin, Savage, and Stevens Rifles. Winchester Smokeless and  Savage Carbines. Ask to see the Winchester Carbine and Bouchardt Automatic Pistol, unequaled  for simplicity, accuracy and effect.  MINE SUPPLIES AND HEAVY HARDWARE  Blowers, Exhausters, Hand Sheaft Pumps, Pipes and Fittings, Steam Packing, Leather and  Rubber Belting, Hose, Etc.   Agents for Giant Powder Co., Truax Ore Cars, Canton Steel.  Here is your chance to get all kinds of Winter Clothing and Gent's Furnishings at,}  your own price.   During the past two months I have made a special drive in Summer J  Goods and have succeeded in clearing out the bulk of my stock.   Por the next thirty  days I will endeavor to run off my large stock of Winter Goods.   This sale will mean1  High Grade Clothing;  AT LESS THAN WHOLESALE COST.   This may not sound like business hut it is a:  drive to clear out my stock, as I am retiring from business  Here are Some 'Prices''  Men's Scotch Tweed Suits, ?15, reduced to $10. ���  Men's Scotch Tweed Suits, $13, reduced to $_.  Men's Blue Serge Suits, reduced to ��7,  ?8, ?!), and ?10. -  Double and single breasted, sold formerly at $15 and .$20.  Men's   Worsted   Suits , $15,   reduced  to SS.  Men's   heavy   woolen  'socks,? l>   pairs  for SI. .;."���  Boots and shes beiown cost.  100  pair of  blankets,  from  $1.50  per  pair and up.  Men's   Blue   Woolen   Shirts,   reduced  from 51.75 to.$l.  Men's heavy Kersey and tweed Shirts,  reduced from $2 and $1.75 to $1.25 and $1.:  Fine grey underwear, reduced from $1  to GO cents each.  Men's hats, all shapes, below cost.  Fine   natural   wool    underwear, , reduced from $7 to $5 a suit.  THIS IS A GENUINE CLEARING OUT SALE  TH  BAKER STREET, NELSON, B. 0.  operating is an old one, and the bulk  of the land which their company holds  was formerly held by another syndicate  which allowed it to lapse by not performing tho necessary work required  under the terms of the lease. . -  Hilton Trophy Contest.  NEW YORK, September I.���The Canadian riflemen arrived at Seagirt, New  Jersey, this afternoon and received a  hearty reception. Tomorrow the Canadian visitors will compete in the Hilton  trophy match, which will be shot in  stages at 200, 500, and 600. yards.  Spectacles  or Eyeglasses  IK^Ba*l^^^^H^^*l^ra____a_____H_____r-__rl___________r_rEija__rar__ar__r.__i   We can show you a fine  assortment of styles in  spectacle ware of different  quality and price. Every  pair fitted free ol charge  and guaranteed.  BROWN BROS  Opticians and  Jewelers.  BAKER STREET NELSON  HEM'S NUBSERIES  APIARY AND GREENHOUSES  Greenhouse and Bedding out Plants.  Lowest   Prices...  BEB SUPPLIES, SEEDS, FERTILIZERS  Agricultural   implements,   fruit   baskets  and   crates,   fruit   and   ornamental   trees,  bulbs for fall planting-. ,  mess  AUCTION SALE  . Dry Goods Gent's Furnishings, Boots, Shoes, Hats and  Gaps. In order that I may sell off the balance of my  stock rapidly, I have engaged with. ��� v  0HAELES A. WATERMAN & GO., Auctioneers   ;;  to sell by auction every, evening at 8 o'clock the balance  of my stock. Oome and get goods at your own prices, as  everything, must be sold. Private sale at greatly reduced  prices during day.   Sale commences Saturday, 31st. August  HOM TEA  ' The best in the market, in 1-2  pound and 1 pound packages  Telephone 161.  in i c  a Pound  GROCERS AND PROVISION DEALERS,  Houston  Block,  Baker  Street.  ���-a* *���***���*���* ���*���*���*���*** Hi *.*���*���*.*���*.*.*.*.*:.  THESE  HOT DAYS  QUENCH  YOUR  THIRST WITH  Anlreusev-_t'*f!ch  Beer, Pabst. (iiil-,  wankos Beer. Oul-  Eary Beer, Ker's-  r.pier & Co. Beer,  Gosuell Beer, and  Hi  Hi  Hi  \ii  Hi  Hi  \_  Hi  Hi  Hi  Iii**'* ���**-*'*-*'* -*-** 91 *.*.*. *.*��>. *.*.*. *.*.  Double Jersey  Buttermilk.  ftlArNHATTAN  SALOON  Double .Tcrsny  Buttermilk.  ui  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  fr:  ��  '0  91  91  m  ift  9)  !����  1>  m  Catalogues Frco.  300B Westminster Road.  Vancouver  BEAL ESTATE  AND  INSURANCE BROKERS  Agents for Trout Lako Addition.  (Bogustown)  Fairview Addition.  Acreage property adjoining tho park,  And J. & .1. Taylor safes.  These safes can be bought from us on  two year's time without interest.  Ward Bros.  333 West Baker Street, Nelson.     .  .-j^r? *'** *-* **** *ili *.**.*.*.*.*��� *.*.*.%���$:.  1 THE ATHABASCA 1  Mi CAMBON  insurance,  real estate  and MIMING BROKER  REPRESENTS  The  Best Fire  and Life  Insurance Companies Doing Business in the City.  Money to loan at S per cent upon improved property. Interest payable semiannually.  Principal payable  annually.  91  (I)  H��  w  91  "I*  'I?  m  BAKED HALIBUT WITH TOMATO SATJ0E TOE LUNCH.  TODAT  ���$���&**.*.*.**.*.*.*.*. 9t ���*���*���**���*���*���*���***��  91  9.  9)  9)  91  ift  n>  91  ���it  ��i  HOUSES  TO RENT CHEAP.  -�����  HOTEL JJOSSLAff D.  Third door from Grand Central Hotel  on Vernon street. Best dollar a day  houso in town. House and furniture new  and first t-lass in every respect. Lighted  by gas. Room and board $5 to $G per  wool*. No Chinese employed here.  J. V. O'LAUGHLIN, Proprietor.  i ���      a 9. m  AfirTNT.R \TCRR STRKKT.  NOTICE  Notice is l:r*rcb.v irrvoii that T. have as--  sirmed solo control ami lnanrigrument of the-  Humi' .Until, arid Mini I will pay all liabilities of tire nrrid lioU^l arrd collect all ac-  cormts. J.   FRED  1TITMW  Datod at Nolson, B. C., August 27th, 1901..  NOTIOE.  A meeting of tire parishioners of St. Sav-  iour's church will be lrekl in the school  room on Wcdncsrlay next, at S o'clock in*  the cvcniiiK'.  1-RKD   TRAIN 13,  GEORGE JOHNSTONE, Wardens.  _H

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