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 ESTABLISHED   1892  TUESDAY .MORNING,   AUGUST  27,   1901  DAILY EDLTfON  BRATNOBER   AND   BRADEN  'JJ-2.1Ja.-SHJ  ARE AT ROSSLAND LOOKING- OVER  THE LE ROI AND WAR EAGLE.  Outside   Mine   Managers  Said to  Be  Plugging for McDonald������Geiser of  Oregon on the Ground.  ROSSLAND, August 26.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���In addition "to Henry  Bratnober, tlie San Francisco mining engineer, whose presence here at this time  continues to excite local comment, is  William Braden, formerly superintendent-of the United States assay oflice at-  Helena, Montana, and now the western  representative, of the United States  Smelter Trust. Like Mr. Bratnober, Mr.  ' Braden has nothing to say for publication, but he is unquestionably here in  connection with Bratnober and the Le  Roi mines. . Both men went through the  ��� Le Roi and War Eagle offices and surface works today and spent the morning on the hill, and it is rumored that  .both these properties may in some way  lie included in a.,pending, deal'for all  of the Red. Mountain mines.  E. Si Clouston, general manager of the  Bank of Montreal, arrived here this  evening,  Al Geiser, the Oregon man who has  made a'contract to work the Le Roi  mines and the Northport smelter, is  making preparations to start. One of  his sons arrived this evening and Geiser  himself is expected tomorrow.  A rumor, evidently inspired, was current this afternoon that one of the last  official acts of Whitaker Wright was" to  re-engage the. services of Bernard McDonald as manager of the Le Roi group  for a further period,"of three years. As  manager McDonald is entering into various contracts in connection with the  mines and smelter, the reconstructed Le  Roi directors will have their, hands full  at the start if they discharge McDonald  and repudiate his recently made engagements.  It is openly stated that the recent  meeting of mine managers held at: the  Le Roi offices hero last week a warm  cable message Avas sent to London  strongly supporting McDonald, and advising that he be retained as manager.  ���Just/at present it is said that the: cable  business from Rossland; is:,,.uh"usually  brisk, but the real work was done oyer;;  six weeks ago,. and cables now won't  save the .manager.. McDonald is making a hard fight, but it is generally believed that he is over-matched and  beaten. Tlie, striking miners are hopefully looking for a conference, with tile-  management and believe that a satisfactory agreement can be arrived: at. ������> ���": -  Geiser Fixes the Rate of Wag'' s ���  ROSSLAND,  August, -26.���[Associated  - Press.]���Work will be resumed at the'  Le Roi mine at once. Albert Geiser.  the ��� well-known contractor and mine  operator of Baker City, Oregon, arrived  vin the city tonight to get the work under * way. He recently obtained an important contract-from the Le Roi company and comes prepared to fulfill the  contract. When interviewed by a representative of the Rossland Miner, Geiser  said he expected to enter on the contract at once. He hopes to obtain s  full crew in this city at an early date.  ^=if-not=immediatel>vas=a=large-numbei-of=  miners who left after the last payday  expected to return on learning of the  resumption of work, for the reason that  wages and general conditions are much  more favorable here than in any camp  in the Northwest. Mr. Geiser states the  wages and hours will be: Machinemen,  $3.50, eight hours; shovelers and unskilled'labor underground," $2.50, eight  hours; common labor, surface, $2.50:  carpenters, $3.50, nine hours; machine  blacksmiths, $4, ten hours; engineers,  $3.50 and $4, eight and ten hours.  Geiser has opened an office at the coiner of Spokane street and Third avenue.  will be submitted to the property owners tomorrow. They will also decide  the riuestion of the new name of the proposed amalgamated cities. Three  names, Miner, Empire, and Amalga, will  be submitted.  B. Lequime of Midway will erect a  sawmill here immediately.  E. R. Shannon, John Layeux, and C.  F. Harrigan, all of whom are practical  minors, - have leased -the Hummingbird  mine, north fork of Kettle "river, for  six months. They will continue the extension of the tunnel and within a fortnight expect'to bo able to ship several  carloads weekly to the Granby smelter.  The Hummingbird is a high-grade proposition, the returns from previous shipments to the smelter here averaging $20  per ton. A large portion of the stock  is owned in Spokane.  MAKING NEW DISCOVERIES  LOTS OF SMELTER RUMORS  THREE DIFFERENT SCHEMES NOW  BEING DISCUSSED.  One Man Will Build a Smelter to Treat  an Output of Sixty Tons of  Oro Per Day.  In the Canadian Alps.  FIELD, August 26.���Mr. Whymper's  party returned here on the evening of  the 23rd from a month's exploration of  the Yoho valley and contiguous country.  Preliminary examination from Mount  Cathedral showed that a new and easy  route up the valley could be made by  keeping on high ground instead of at the  bottom. This course was adopted and a  new trail made. On July 30th the party  descended into an attractive valley off  the main valley to the'west. The name  Upper Yoho is suggested for this. On  the 31st two peaks were ascended at the  head of Upper Yoho valley7 and two  passes discovered, one a glacier pass  leading across the Emerald group to  Field and the other trending westward.  On August 3rd Whymper and Klucker  walked through the Upper Yoho valley  to Field in ten hours by the Glacier pass  and returned to the camp on August  7th, and on. the Sth crossed the pass  from the^Upper Yoho valley into an entirely new valley, for which the name  Verdant , valley is suggested, and got  into ..Field in 15 hours. , On the 14th the  ascent was made of a mountain called  Insulated Peak, to inspect the high  mountains of Waputtchk range. Mount  Habel, sometimes called Hidden Peak,  was ascended on August 15th,: Mount  Collis on" the 19th, and Trolltilderto on  the*21st. The whole of the Emerald  group has been explored and its princK  pal points ascended, mainly by Rev. J.  Outram, who has been attached to the  party for the last fortnight and has  proved a valuable coafljutator. On August 22nd, in company with'the guides,  he'madc the new pass from Yoho valley  by the Lower Bow lake to La?gan in 12  hours, ���Tlievweather was bad'until the  end of the journey, "but" since{ then has  been fine.- Photography : and ���instrumental observations were much impeded  by smoke and forest fires. '-���  Accident at Greenwood.  GREENWOOD, August. 26.���[Special  to The Tribune.]���A lad-named Jeffrey  Robertson, son of the C. P. R. station  foreman at Greenwood, last Saturday  morning had a narrow escape from  what, at the time, threatened to result,  in a serious if not fatal injury. A team"  attached to Cameron, Brothers' passenger bus ran away from the C. P. V{.  depot just before the morning train left  for Robson. Young Robertson seeing  them start bhdeavoreel to stop them,  but was knocked down and rendered  unconscious. Upon examination the  doctor found that lie had receive'd ~a  severe blow on the side erf the head and  tliat he was much bruised in several  parts of the body besides. Later he recovered consciousness and is much bet-  terutex1 ny -��� ���      - ������  Low Treatment Rate Offered  SANDON, August 26.���[Special to The  Tribune.]���Tho Byron N. White company is cutting down the force at the  Slocan Star mine. Negotiations aro on  with the Selby and Trail smelters for  for a rate which will permit the White  company to ship the ore in a.crude state  and save the cost of milling and the loss  which always attends the concentrating  of the high-grade ore of the Slocan.  There is reason to believe that th'  smelter people will give a rate away below anything ever before offered for  lead ores.  A man named Monkhouse, recent! *.*  from the St. Eugene mill at Moyie, got  hurt at the Minnesota Silver company's  mill last night. He fell into the pulley  on the main line_ shaft and suffered a  compound* fracture of the right leg.  Fire destroyed the finest part of the  green timber in the Carpenter creek  gulch on Sunday and Monday. This timber-was on the big hill between Carpenter creek and Cody creeks, just back of  Cody. The fire is still burning p��ad the  Noble Five has a gang of men protecting their flume.  ��   News Noies From Grand Forks.  GRAND FORKS, August 26.���[Special  to The Tribune.]��� Q. C. Hodge, district  superintendent of the Vernon & Nelson  Telephone Company, has returned here  from an inspection of the company's  lines as far west as Camp McKinney.  He was accompanied by the secretary,  R. Kerr-Houlgate. who also visited the  Similkameen and Okanagan.  Frederick Elliot, barrister, late of Nelson, has opened a law office here.  The by-law providing for the amalgamation of Columbia and Grand Forks  E. S. Clouston, general manager of  the Bank of Montreal, arrived in "Greenwood yesterday, having come in by way  of Camp McKinney. He is making one  of his periodical official tours in the interests of tha ba.ik.  W. T. Hunter, manager of the Greenwood branch of the Hunter-Kendrick  Company's Boundary mercantile business, went out on today's train, en  route to his old home in North Dakota.  He is now convalescent after a severe  illness that extended over several  weeks. Ho will be absent about twc.  month.'*.  Granby Company Elect Officers.  MONTREAL, August 26.���The flrst  general meeting of the Granby Consolidated Mining and Smelting and Power  Company took place today in the head  office of the company in the Canadian  Life building. Mr. Miner occupied the  chair. . The company's by-laws were  adopted, and the annual meeting was  fixed for October 2nd, 1902. The following directors and officers of the company  were elected: S. H. C. Miner, president;  J. P. Graves, vice-president and general  manager; J. H. McKechnie, Fayette  Brown, and A. C. Flumerfelt, assistant  general managers; W. H. Robinson and  A. L. White, secretaries; N. H. Galer,  assistant to the manager; R. R. Mc-  Aulay, assistant secretary; G. W. Woos-  ter, treasurer; W. A. Matley and Gardner Stevens, auditors.  Fired in Self-Defence.  CHICAGO, August. 26.���David Lind-  skog, son of the Rev. Herman Lindskog,  pastor of St. Angsgarius Swedish Episcopal church for 15 years, was shot and  killed yesterday by police officer James  H. Wiley. The shooting took place within 50 feet of the rectory, and the minister hearing the shots rushed out of the  rectory and aided the policeman to lift  his dying son into the ambulance. The  policeman declared he fired while defending himself against an attack by a  band of young men, who had been in the  habit of congregating at Oak and Sedgwick streets. Wiley was badly cut and  bruised in the encounter. Seeing that  he was unable to cope with the gang  he drew his revolver and fired. Later,  three young men, said to have been  companions of Lindskog in the fight,  were arrested.  NORTHPORT, August 26.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���Unless all indications  fail, other smelting plants are to be  built near Northport in the near future.  Dr. George H. Wells, owner of the hospital here' and a close personal friend of  James Breen. the pioneer smelter man  of this district, has recently made purchases of real estate in the Onion Creek  valley, about five miles south of town.  One of his investments was the Peter  Ellisohn ranch, which lies on the south  bank of the Columbia river at Little  Dalles. ��� Dr. Wells paid' $5000 for the  ranch, and it. is said that it is intended  for, a smelter site. At Little Dalles, the  whole volume. of the Columbia river  passes through a narrow gorge, and it  would be possible to dam .the stream  and secure almost unlimited power. It  is claimed that Dr. Wells and associates  have seen the excellence of the location  for a smelter and intend.to erect a plant  there which will utilize the power furnished by the Dalles and thus add to  their profits the cost of steam power,  which amounts_to; a very considerable  sum in the course ot a year's operation  of a big smelter.   ." ��  'H.! W. Brooks, who has.been in charge  of Oliver Durant's property z&t Sheep  Creek falls, left Saturday for the east,  where he'.will purchase machinery for a  sawmill, to be installed immediately on  his return. The"mill is to run by power  furnished by the falls, arid it is. rumored  that its: installation is but the preliminary'.'step inthe development of plans:  laid long since by, Mr. Durant for the  improvement of the Sheep Creek water,  power. Among other projects said to  be enteftaineel by Mr. Durant; are a big  smelter and refinery; an electric power  plant, and a .new town, all to be built  on his property "at Sheep. Creek falls,  which is located. on the Red Mountain  railway; about three mues north of this  place, and thirteen miles from Rossland.  :--.John- W.: Waits,- a -wealthy,, oil oper-  * ator of Oil City, Pennsylvania, is-,also  considering the erection" of a sriielter.  His plant is to be built.on Cedar creek,  seven miles southeast of Boundary and  about fifteen miles from Northport. Mr.  Waits has spent considerable money in  opening up a number of properties on  Cedar creek and is hampered by lack,, of  transportation. At the Lakeview, one  of his properties, there are now ten cars  of ore on the dump, which carries good  values, but cannot be shipped "because  of the cost of hauling over the rough  mountain roads. Mr. Waits intends to  bring the smelter'to the ore, as he cannot profitably ship the ore to the smelter, and intends to build a small smelter with a capacity of about 60 tons per  day. The plant will probably prove a  great stimulus to mining all through the  lower Pond de'Oreill and Cedar Creek  country, which is very rich, but without  adequate facilities- for shipment and  treatment of its ores.  the czar's presence at the maneuvres  which are -of great importance to the  nation." Whether the czar himself suggested the visit, M. Loubet replied:  "These visits are not decided on without a previous exchange of views, which  has-been progressing for some time. I  personally inspected, the negotiations  which led to the result now known.  When I learned that the czar intended  to review the German fleet in the Baltic,  I deemed it more important than ever  to secure a visit to France, and I myself,  with the co-operation of M. Delcasse,  prepared this great event, for which the  negotiations were pursued with. the  greatest secrecy." M. Loubet is further.  \ reported as saying, that thanks to the  Franco-Russian alliance war with China  had been averted. He added,"that up to  now the programme for. the journey  accepted by the Russian chancellor did  not include a visit.to Paris;  OVER IN THE SIMILKAMEEN  ALL  THE  TALK  IS   NEW   FINDS  AND RAILWAYS,  The Tribune Is the Only Newspaper  That Keeps a Correspondent  on the Ground.  STEWART RIVER DISTRICT  =Commissioner=Cleared.  ATLIN, August 17.���The royal, commission to investigate charges against  the gold commissioner and other government officials, met on the 12th instant. Two or three complaints respecting the granting of leaves of absence  on placer claims were lodged, but these  were of an unimportant nature, and apparently arose through a misinterpretation of the law ia each case. Belyca,  K. C, appeared for the -gold commissioner; Sawers for the complainants,  whilst Jenns watched the proceedings  on behalf of the crown. The commission sat for a shon time only, and  closed yesterday at 3 p. m. Chief Justice  McColl leaves Atlin today for Bennett.  He will probably pay a visit to Dawson  before returning to the coast.  Will Keep the St. Lawrence Open.  MENOMINEE, Mich., August 26.���A  deal is about to be closed for the purchase of the ice crusher Algoma, which  was used to break up the fields in Green  Bay last winter, F. H. Clergue of Sault  Ste Marie, the. wealthy railroad and  steamship owner, is the intended purchaser. It is sai'd thai he will use the  boat on the St. Lawrence river between  Montreal and the Gulf, in order that  the steamers of the Algoma Steamship  Company may navigate the river all  winter. *  Something Slow Wanted.  OTTAWA, August 26.���Hon. Mr. Muloek, in an interview, says that it is necessary for the Australian trade that  Canada send shipments from Atlantic,  handicapped by no" haul across the continent. It wants a sailing summer fleet  from Montreal, calling at Quebec, St.  John, and Halifax, reaching Adelaide  first, then Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. He thinks the vessels could get  return cargoes of sugar from Queensland.    The Visit Was Prearranged  PARIS, August 26.���The Patrie today  charged that president Loubet, in conversation with a prominent person two  days ago, with having made the following remark: "I always considered the  Franco-Russian alliance exceedingly  ���useful and fruitful to our country. I  think the moment oppotune to obtain  It Will Pay-Well.  VICTORIA, August 26.���According to  advices  received  from Dawson  by  the  Hating,   considerable   mining   development is being done on the Stewart and  its tributaries this summer. There are  in   round   numbers   over   C00   men   engaged,, 230   of   them   being   on" Dublin  gulch,  Clear  and "Haggard  creeks; "an  equal   number  is  employed, along  the  main river to Fraser Falls, and about  450 beyond the falls', on the two main  forks.   Good -prospects  are reported   to.  have  been discovered  on several new  streams .that   promise   development of  the  most  gratifying .character,' and   it  is thought that on the south fork some  important strikes have been-made. ���-,-.,  . J.  A.  Cameron;.a well known_Klon-  , dike miner, has made a trip along tlie  Stewart.-going as far as the Falls, and  says .that  he^ met several parties  who  reported   strikes   recently   made   along  small   creeks  and   says  there  are   be-  , tween  CO  and-^75  men; rocking* on the  heads of bars .along the main stream."  They are; taking out from $4'vto $6 per  day and prefer this remuneration to the  more  uncertain results of prospecting.  Joe Barrett,; a mine' owner of Eldorado and Bonanza has.feturned to*Daw-  '.'son from the Stewart river. He says lie  '. is fully convinced that" there will sbnie  day be opened in that part of thb: world  a field that will be second to none, and  also.that there is nothing there at this  time to  warrant a stampede.  Recently  at the goyernment auction Mr;,Barrett  purchased 1C5 claims :on Barlow creek.  He owns all hut twenty claims of the  whole creek.' He took a gang of men and  three   tons   of  provisions   in"  order   to  prospect his:proporty;%Tp.do ihe,assessment y'prk he says4hat it .will' eost;thc  handsome sum  of ��32.000, yet he proposes  to  expend  more  if necessary  to  find0what is there,   f  Gold has been rocked out, of these  bars since 1886 and it .was a somewhat  noted stream before Forty-mile creeks  were found. They never paid -very big  but have been worked every summer  by a large number of men and have always been looked upon as a safe "grubstake" proposition. On account of the  extreme fineness of the gold, quicksilver  is used to catch it in the rocker bed.  Twer men a week ago" made a fair  strike on a small stream flowing in about  12 miles above the Falls, on the right  limit. The discovery is located about  five miles from the Stewart proper, and  it yielded 70 cents to the pan, bedrock  being struck at a depth of five feet. The  creek was all staked when Mr. Cameron  visited  it.  A large number of prospectors are en-  cam pjid^around the Fraser Falls, most  "6f"them~"preparihgrto~push��� iir~over~the~  forks 70 miles above. Reports of fair  strikes are given by some of them. One  report is that a discovery has been made  at the South Fork, about 50 miles from  its confluence. Another report tells of a  strike on the North Fork, 20 miles from  its confluence. If true, this will be the  first find of gold made on that branch.  The South Fork is navigable for heavily  laden canoes for 125 miles above the  confluence. There is an abundance of  game in that section. On the McQues-  ten branch of the Stewart���the most important tributary���are located the creeks  where the main mining is being done  this season. On Clear creek SO men are  busy shoveling into the sluices and considerable money is being taken out. The  best part of the paystreak is between  discovery and 57 above where the most  part of the work is being done. There  are as many men on Taggart creek as  on Clear, and pay has been struck in  many places in quantities which will  warrant summer and winter work. Bedrock is shallow, having a depth of 10  feet. Sixty men are working in Dublin  Gulch and about a dozen claims are  yielding well. Counting in Clear, Taggart and Dublin Gulch creeks, Mr. Cameron says the output for this summer  will reach over half a million dollars.  Smashed all Previous Records.  NEW YORK, August 26.���Bobby Walthour of Atlantic in a match race motor-  paced against Johnny Nelson of Chicago  defeated the latter tonight, and in doing  so smashed all previous indoor paced  bicycle records from one to fifteen miles  inclusive. Walthour jumped into the  lead at the start and rode rings around  the plucky little Chicagoan, who had  the misfortune to lose his pace frequently and one of his motors broke  down. In the fourth mile Nelson  changed pace for the first time and lost  no distance in doing so. After that  point he never had a chance and was  riding without pace at the finish, Walthour winning by 14 laps.  Were Denied Admission.  VICTORIA, August 26.���Ten Portuguese gypsies seeking entry to Canada  at this port were refused landing by inspector Ellis. It is said these arc the  vanguard of several hundred others now  at Seattle, where the refusals returned.  PRINCETON, August 22.���[Special to;  The Tribune.]���The Roche-River camp  continues to excite much interest/arid  during the week the following Pririce-  tohians left for the new El Dorado: Sanr  Spencer, T. J. Swansborough, Charles J.  Mcintosh, Van Mills, and Wiuianv Martin. C. Christien came in from the camp  yesterday to record some locations, and  reports that the hills are full: of prospectors. "Several new finds have been  made, proving thatthe mineralized area  is much larger than the original locators had any idea- of. He and his  partner, James Hamilton, -located "thec  Minto, Vernon, and Chickadel. On the  Vernon they are now engaged Jn sink-,  ing. a shaft. The veins of this camp are  narrow, but the ore, in-many case running up-into the thousands in value.'as  the richest yet discovered in the Similkameen. The camp.has been little prospected until the past few weeks, when a  typical rush set in.    :.      ������ ��� ���'������'���': x ":'-.  Forest fires are raging all over the  district, especially along, the Similkameen valley between: Sterling creek and  Bromley's ranch. It is estimated-that;  during this summer fully half a million  dollars' worth of valuable timber in this  district alone has gone up in smoke, v  ~ "The Princeton Football Club will have  a team - down at Keremeos'-.. on .Labor  Day. The last match; between theifKere-  meds and local team1 ended "iii a draw,  so the' return match promises to; be-: a  stiff; one. The local club has-plenty of  material, but>itiWill require toAbe.licked  into shape bef ore September 2d if ,it. is:  to carry off victory at Keremeos..*  V Charley Richter returned Sunday from  Kelowna, where his , wife; has recently  undergone a severe operation. Mrs.  Richter's friends will be pleased to learn  that she is now- slo'wly recovering, and  if her healtlr will permit, will return  home; within the next two weeks. '  Prospectoi*s are; bringing in samples  "of ore from 'their: claims-for "exhibit1 at  the Victoria fair. -It' is hoped t6 have  an extensive collection of specimens  from the prominent mines of the Similkameen. V ��� ������-_ '������  Denis Murphy of Ashcroft, member  for West Yale,-when here recently informed the correspondent of The Tribune that there will be no:'further-delay  in the.repair of the Summit City camp  and Roche River trails. Instructions  have been issued from. Victoria to start  work. An appropriation of $500 was  provided for each trail. The work on  the Roche River trail will be given to  Gus Pouwels and Charles Bonnevier. the  original discoverers of the camp. They  located the Goden Crown cairn in the  summer of 1896, and by their faith and  persistency have received this recognition at the hands, of the government.  Mr. Murnhy also stated that the srover-.i^  ment will build a jail, immediately at  the back of the new provincial building,  now rapidly nearing completion. Two  "hundred^dollars^has^also^been-provided5  for the Copper Mountain trail, pending  the expenditure of the appropriation for  the new  government  wagon  road.  Mr. Barnes, a well-known Vancouver  livery stable keeper, has purchased a  fine lot of driving horses from William  Manning. He took the band over the  Hope Mountain trail to Hone, where  they are to be shipped by rail to Vancouver.  Word was received in town during the  week that the survey parties in the field  for tho provincial government, with a  view to finding a pass through tne Hope  range for the proposed Coast-Kootenay  railway, were being followed by another  party of engineers. It is surmised here  that the second outfit represents the  Victoria, Vancouver & Eastern railway.  This makes the survey more interesting  than ever, as when the legislature next  meets, there will be an abundance of  data bearing on this much discussel  question. Here the opinion is unanimous that there does exist a pass  through the Hope range sufficiently, low  to permit of the building of a railway.  Honorable Richard 'McBride, minister  of mines, accompanied by Denis Murphy  of Ashcroft, member for West Yale, have  been here investigating the requirements of-Princeton and the district. ��� On  Sunday last, under the guidance\of mining recorder Hunter and colonel Robert  Stevenson, they took in a number of the  claims on Copper mountain", and both  express themselves highly dengue*:!,  with the showings. It is the first time  that a minister of the crown, in his official capacity, has visited here, and the  occasion was taken advantage of by the  correspondent in obtaining from Mr.  McBride an expression of opinion on  several subjects of local interest. Thn  burning topic of the day���the govcr.*.-  ment's railway policy���drew from the  minister the followin---: "I wish to  deny emphatically that a proper survey  of the Hope mountains for a fc'asible  pass for a railway, has ever been made.  A certain portion of the press has attacked the government for sending out  an engineering party, claiming that  others interested in the construction of  a railway for tlio Mope range have already made surveys. This is not. the  case, and no attempt to properly locate  a lino of railway through this portion  of the proposed Coast-Kootenay railway  route has ever been made. The government proposes to make a compre  hensive survey,  and  for  that purpose*  has placed in the field a party of prominent engineers  under the direction of  ex-governor Edgar Dewdney.   We hope,  and firmly believe, that the mission will  be successful in discovering a feasible  pass.   The information plans and other,  data resulting from this survey will be  laid before the legislature.    With this  before each member an intelligent discussion can be had on the subject that  may be fruitful in arriving at some understanding or basis on which to negotiate for. the early building of the Coast-  Kootenay railway.   The survey !s an independent one, and it is all nonsense  to say thatjt is being done.for the bene- |  fit of any particular railway company.  It is being done for the benefit of the  people of this  province and for them  only.   Beside, when negotiations for the  building- bf the proposed road dp come  before the legislature, .the government  will  make  ample  provision  for  a  full  reimbursement of all moneys expended  now on the survey."    Continuing, Mr.  McBride pointed out that at the time o'  negotiations  for the  construction  of a  railway   between   the   Coast  and;  the  Boundary district, during the last session, that E: V. Bodwell, solicitor for the  Victoria, Vancouver ;& Eastern railway,  refused to give any security, for ^building  through the Hope range.   On behalf of  his company he had agreed to buituing  30 miles from each end.   When it came  to discussing  the  Hope  range portion  he had declined to-go on.    une reason  for this, in Mr.. McBride's opinion, was  that" a   practicable   pass   through '.-���.���'the,:  range had  not at that time been, located.'   Regarding the'appointment of-a  gold commissionerfor the SimiiKameen,  with   headquarters   here,   the.! minister  said:    "One of the ^.principal objects of  my trip was to look over the ground  with this end in view.   The government  has promised that a gold commissioner  should be appointed.'   The new government buildings now nearing completion  here contain offices for-such an official.  Oh my return to Victoria the matter will  be taken up, and in all probability a selection made."   As a result of the minister's visit'an expenditure; of $200 was  authorized on the trail'to Copper mountain. ��� Work on..clearing-.:and repairing  both" the Summit City camp and Roche  River camp trails, for which an appropriation of ?500 has been made, is io  start at once.  MADE ONE MORE CAPTURE  AND AN INQUrEY HAS BEEN ORDERED BEG AfiDI NO IT.  No  Person Who Has Fought Against  Great Britain Will Receive  Compensation.  dispatch  Pretoria  NO SETTLEMENT IN SICHT  Tor the Steel Strikers.'  PITTSBURG, August 26.��� The reported peace "negotiations for, the settlement of the steel strike through the  medium of disinterested parties, oilicials  and members of the National Civic Fod-  "eration, Teceivcd a set'back when president Theo J. Shaffer of the "Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel  Workers tonight" declared absolutely  that he had no knowledge of such proceedings, and that if such a move had  been started-it did not have the official  sanction of the organization. Nevertheless the subject will'not down, and tonight it is said the conciliatory committee of the Civic Feueration, already  prominent in the matter, is fully prepared to carry on negotiations and \vili  if necessary endeavor to secure the good  offices of archbishop Ireland, bishop  Potter, Daniel Hanna.and Seth Low  and members of their organization to  give such prominence to the committee  that the proposal "will bear with the  steel company. In the meantime both  sides remain firm."The steel people point  to the gains they have made all along  the line in the way of securing men  and starting plants, while the amalgamated   officials ^ay_tliat   instead   of  "lMin^~gr6irnd=tlre���associ at ion- is-gain5"  irig every day, and while that the combination has succeeded in starting a  few plants they are not turning out mercantile matter and are losing money and  are breaking valuable machinery. The  steel people ridicule the claims of the  association and point to the fracuire in  the ranks. .    Testing Race for Boilers.  LONDON, August 2C���The Admiralty  has issued a highly technical record of  the boiler testing race between the  cruiser Hyacinth, fitted with water  tube boilers, and the cruiser Minerva,  having cylindrical, or Scotch boilers.  Rear admiral sir William Domville,  chairman of the boiler committee, "refrains from expressing an opinion, but  he points out that the Hyacinth's coal  consumption was 550 tons, and that the  Minerva's was 451 tons. The maximum  horse power developed during a certain  two hours' run was 8700 for the Minerva, and 10,000 for the Hyacinth, without the latter perceptibly gaining on  the Minerva. Radius of action so far  as ��� coal was concerned at 7000 horse  power, was for the Hyacinth, 2930 miles,  and for the Minerva, 3000 miles.  Wiman's Company Fails.  NEW YORK, August 26.���Erastus Wi-  m'an has witnessed the financial collapse of his latest business enterprise,  the Mutual Mercantile Agency, the principal oflice of which was at No. 307  Broadway. The corporation was put  in bankruptcy by a petition filed in the  United States circuit court by creditors,  whose claims amounted to $55G0, and  wliich could not be paid.when demand  on the company was made.  Large Crop Predicted.  WASHINGTON, August 26.���Russia  had a wet spring this year, an unusual  occurrence in that country, and as a  result her harvest of cereals will be the  largest for many years past, according  to a report to the state department by  consul Heenan at Odessa.  Tennessee Town Burned.  MEMPHIS, August 26.���Tiptonville,  the county seat of Lake county, Tennessee, was almost destroyed by fire late  yesterday.   The loss is not yet known.  LONDON, August 26.���A  from lord Kitchener,' dated  today, says: "Three officers and 65 meu  who were sent north of Ladybrand,  Orange River Colony, on the right of  Elliot's column, were surrounded on unfavorable ground and captured by a" superior force on August 22nd. One mail  was killed and four wounded. The prisoners were released. Am holding an inquiry. Have received a long letter from  Steyn, containing an argumentative  statement of the Boer's case and saying  he' will continue fighting; also a short  letter from De Wet to the same effect.'  Botha wriics acknowledging the receipt  of my proclamation, and protesting  against it. lie says the Boers" intend  fighting. On the other hand the surrenders lately have increased considerably."  LONDON, August 26.���Newton Crane,  on behalf of the American embassay,  has presented another claim to the  South African Compensation Commission, that Charles B. Nelken, a native  of Prussia, and a naturalized: American  citizen. Major-General -sir John Dar-  agh, representing the foreign office; t  pointed out that the claimant's letter '  said lie had joined the Boers iu order  to ��� protect his property seized by the  Boers, and-remarked: "No person who  has fought against Great Britain will  receive any compensation on the recommendation of the commission." Nel-'  ken, said Mr. Crane, was a man who  had laid down his arms and resumed his-  neutral status at the time he was^ reported, and was ontitled to the benefits  of his neutral status. ���  ��� Another dispatch from lord Kitchener  says: "Since August 19th, 32 Boers have  been killed, 179 have been made prison-'  ers, and 185 have surrendered, including  Kruger, a nephew of the ex-president.  The columns are meeting with no appreciable opposition in Cape Colony. The  rebels and armed bands are hiding and  avoiding our columns ..with some success,  goneral Beatson alone 'having- been in  contact with the command of Scheeper.  whom he is driving north."  Kruger Interviewed,  LONDON, August 27��� The Daily. Telegraph publishes today a long interview  with Mr. Kruger at Hilveisun on lord  Kitchener's latest proclamation. The  correspondent says: Mr. Kruger, who  seemed greatly improved in health;  spoke vehemently and with intense feeling, rejecting the idea that anything had  been changed except the attitude of the  British. He insisted that the tactics of  the Boers were still as regular as at the  beginning of the war. Tiicy were smaller  :and were divided into small parties because the British had divided their  forces into innumerable small columns.  He declared that ever since the capture  of Bloemfontein the British had trampled upon the code of international law.  =As^for_provision transports_and_cattle_  the British are continually seizing, Mr.  Kruger said these were intended not for  the Boer commandoes, which live from  hand to mouth, but for the women and  children. He contended that lord Kitchener's proclamation itself recognized  that the Boers had a regular administration and army. The proclamation could  have but one effect���to embitter and intensify resistance. He said the question  whether any protest against it woulel  be issued was still under consideration,  but this matter was of little importance  to the burghers who did not look to  Europe for approval, but to America.  Having characterized tne proclamation  as the blackest crime committed against  the Boers, Mr. Kruger closed the interview by calmly calling heaven to witness that the story of a Dutch conspiracy against the British was an "abominable lie, the most mischievous and  diabolical lie ever coined since man first  appeared in the world." He said, however, that peace was still possible on the  basis of give and take, and that the  Boers were ready to make reasonable  sacrifices and to give satisfactory guarantees on the basis of independence and  free pardon to colonial Africans.  Came to Learn Conditions of Labor.  NEW YORK, August 26.���On tho  steamship Ethiopia, which arrived tonight, came twelve British workingmen,-  who have been sent by an English paper  to tour the country and study its trades.  The men were selected by popular vote.  A. Nicol Smithson, who will act as conductor for the expedition, says: "We  shall visit Washington, Pittsburg, Philadelphia, Cleveland, East Liverpool,  Buffao. Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal.  The delegates came over here to study  questions in which the British artisan  is vitally interested. We will inquire  into the conditions of the American  wage earner, how they are housed and  live, their hours, unions, and other  things of interest to us on the other  side."  Naval Officers Too Talkative.  WASHINGTON, August 26.���The navy  department has written a letter to captain Forsyth, asking for an explanation of the interview with him bearing  upon the approaching inquiry into admiral Schley's conduct in the Spanish  war which was published today,  si  ;*  MSI  '!���!  I1 ���   'B'i  ���M*7  THE NELSON TRIBUNE,  TUESDAY MORNING,  AUGUST 27, 1901  ��?  p.  #  m  ilfc  Hi  Iiil  I  MSft  If  fe  ���. ���.���^���.^���..*a*jsa-^a:^'ja*-a��l'i:-i ilV ^->*S'fcfcg*'&-,&*fefcS*"l**ig*sfw.  .5T  ��  (?>  to  to  m  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  HUDSON'S BAY  CALGARY LAGER BEER  A CARLOAD OF  THIS  FAMOUS BEER  HA.S  JUST   BEEN  RECEIVED AND WE ARE  ^ SELLIMC IT TO THE FAMILY TRA.DE AT  $2.50 per do fer quarts.      $1.50 per doz for pints.  DELIVERKD TO ANY PART OF THE CITY.  TELEPHONE NO. 13.  THE fiUBSOFS BAY MOT  BAKER STBEET, NELSON, B. C.  m  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  S  flVl ____; , _ _-j!  ^&&*Z:tmZ&ZL:&&��_;&��:&�� ik't *-��^^^&'^-7S&^^'&'2/t  WHOLESALE DIRECTORY  J^AYEE^SUPPIjIES^  W."F. TEETZEL "i CO.���CORNER OF  Baker" and Josephine streets, Nelson,  wholesale doalers in assayer's supplies.  .Agents lor Denver Fire Clay - Company,  Denver, Colorado.  ,. .  ___��OM^S��ON^l^CH^*TU__  .li. J. EVANS & CO.-BAKER STREET,  Nelson, wholesale dealers In liquors,  cigars, cement, lire brick and fire clay,  writer pipe and steel rails, and general  commission merchants.   ISLECTRICAL^SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY" "ELECTRIC SUPPLY &  Construction Company���Wholesale dealers  in telephones, annunciators, bells, batteries, electric fixtures and appliances. Houston Block,'Nelson.  P.BURNS & CO.���BAKER STREET,  Nelson, wholesale dealers in fresh and  cured meats. Cold storage.  GROCERIES^  A. ��� MACUUNALD it UU.���Ouivi\x<JK UF  Front and Hall streets, Nelson, wholesale  grocers and jobbers in blankets, gloves,  mitts, boots, rubbers;, mackinaws and miners' sundries.  We s re daily in  receipt ot fresh  photo, supplies  ���films, printing  papers, plates,  chemicals, and  all. developing  accessories. We  �� have all the  standard kodaks and cameras,,and have  some dainty albums for mounting prints,  in the standard sizes, at" 20c.,. 25c, and 35c.  each; they are wonderful value, being made  of dark matte mounting paper with neat  cover and tied with silk cord.  KOOTENAY SUPPLY COMPANY, LIM-  ited.���Vernon street, Nelson, . wholesale  grocers.  JOHN CHOLDITCH Ss CO.-FRONT  street, Nelson, wholesale grocers.  ���J. Y. GRIFFIN & CO.-FRONT STREET,,  Nelson, wholesale dealers in provisions.'  cured meats, butter and cgg3.-  LTQUORS ^��^^LS92��B^^.  TURNER, BEETON & CO.-CORNER  Vernon and Josephine streets, Nelson,'  wholesale dealers in liquors, cigars and dry  goods. Agents for Pabst Brewing Company  of Milwaukee and Calgary Brewing Company of Calgary.  WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIML  ted���Corner of Front and Hall streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in wines, case and  bulk, and domestic and imported cigars.  BUSINESS DIRECTORY.   ^chiiisc^ ~  A. C. EWART.���ARCHITECT, ROOM 3,  Aberdeen Block, Baker Street, Nelson.   CH.OPJ:IOVSE^   PIONEER CHOP HOUSE. JOHN  Spear, proprietor, opposite Queen's Hotel,  Baker street, Nelson. Open day and night.  Lunches a specialty. Picnic and traveling  parties supplied on shortest notice.  THOMSON STATIONERY CO. Ltd  Pianos to JIknt.  NELSON, B. C.  CARPENTERS" UNION MEETS AVED-  nesday evening of each week at 7 o'clock,  in Miners' Union Hall. Cr; J. Clayton,  president;  Alex.  B.  Murray,  secretary.  PAINTERS'--UNION.- MEET THE FIRST  and third Fridays hi each month at Miners' Union HaU at 7:30 sharp. Walter R.  Keo, president; Henry Bennett, secretary.  PLASTERERS' UNION MEETS EVERY  Monday. evening in the Elliot Block, at S  o'clock. J. D. Moyer, president; William  Vice, secretary. P. O. Box 161.  FRATERNAL SOCIETIES.  A  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23., A. F. &  A. -M. meets second Wednesday in  each mouth. 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.  ~DRAYAGE.  FURNITURE, PIANOS, SAFES, ETC.,  moved carefully at reasonable rates. Apply J. T. Wilson, Phone 270, Prosser's second Hand store, Ward street.  FURNITURE.  J). J. ROBERTSON & CO., FURNITURE  dealers, undertakers and embalmers. Day  'phone No. 292, night 'phone No. 207. Next  new postollice building, Vernon street,  Nelson. .   TEAS.  WE HAVE INDIAN, CEYLON, AND  China teas In great variety, choicest quality. Wo make a specialty of blending teas  and sell them in any quantity at lowest  rates.  Kootonay 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 FINK BLEND OF CEYLON TEA  we are selling at 30 cents per pound is  giving the best of satisfaction to our many  customers.   Kootenay   Coffee   Company.  WANTED���MINING PROPERTIES.  ^ke'1^i^sg~goi^d^pSperties.  Wc are anxious lo secure a few free milling gold properties at once. The Prospectors' Exchange, Nelson, li. C, Room 4,  K. W. C. Block.  GOLD, COPPER, SILVER, LEAD  mines arrd prospects wanted. Send report  and samples to the Prospectors' Exchange,  Nolson,  B.  C,  Room 4, K. W.  C.  Block.  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. ADS.  ARTICLES FOR SALE.  SEWING MACHINES OF ALL KINDS  for sale or rent at the Old Curiosity Shop.'  _______J?ORjlE^^  FURNISHED FRONT ROOM WITH OR  without board. Apply four doors above  _CUy_H_all,jyictorla_street..^l_.     SIX ROOM COTTAGE AT BALFOUR  to let by the month or for the season. Immediate possession. Good fishing. Apply  C. XV. Busk, Kokanee creek. Phone G6a.  Or to R. H. Williams, Baker street, Nelson.  FOR SALE.  FOR SALE���FURNITURE OF A SEVEN  room house; and house to rent. Or would  lease tlie house furnished for a term. Excellent location. All improvements. Terms  reasonable. Address Box G71, Nelson.  BREWERY HOTEL, SANDON, B. C.  Furnished throughout with all requirements for same. Apply to Caxl Band.  New York Brewery, Sandon.  NOTICES  OF  MEETINGrS.  TRADES AND LABOR UNIONS.  Tunkrs'' Tn7^u^Z^^Z~%Z^x^F7^rM77.  Meets in Miners' Union HaU, 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, snoveiers, 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.  m. 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.  McMahon, president; J. H. Matheson, secretary-treasurer; J". C. Gardner, recording  ���secretary. _^   HELP WANTED.  "WAN'l'KO ��� Carpenter, twOi frarnoiH, waitresses, woman cook, railroad men for Lurdo,  di h washer. Nelson Krnploj ment Agoncy, Plrorre  No  278.  ^   _EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES.   '������frcLP^IHHlNISHI'iD' FREE. INQUI HI*,  write, telephone, or telegraph Western  Canadian l-'mplovnicnt Ollice, Nclsorr.  Phorre 270. Stor.-tf-x���I have a large warehouse for storing household or other goods.  H. A. Prosser.  There are complaints as to the way  in which appropriations for roads and  trails are expended; but never a word  is heard of the schemes that are concocted to influence the government to  expend large sums on roads and trails  that are not needed. Recently a government agent was asked if the government  would build a bridge across a river and  make three miles of wagon road provided two Quarter sections of land in a  certain neighborhood were taken up for  actual settlement. The bridge and the  road would cost not less than $3000.  Another instance is cited of this abnormal craving for appropriations by self-  seeking individuals. A speculator purchased several small lots of land from a  railway company, and after selling one  lot for more than he paid for the several  lots, he is quite wrathy because the gov- ,  eminent does not at once make wagon J  roads to each of his unsold lot*". . East  and West Kootenay have been very liberally treated in the way of appropriations for roads and trails, and the discontented ones should realize that roads  and trails cannot be built to every isolated mineral claim and unworked preemption in the two districts.  ' x '��� -������  -���^*S'..S-^-^-^-^ai'J^^J5^^-^��  a*-^'>j>,-^>'>^.^*t    0A\    00.00.00.00  00.00.00.00   00  00   ^0   ^   ^   ^0   ^0   ^.,   _,  ^fp'00'l^'^^^70S^.^*'^.t^.^:^^^f^'^ /ft  ^^-^^^&&;&^-^-^^^^^^g.  R. L. Richardson, ex-M. P. of Lisgar,  Manitoba, now knows what it is to butt  his head against a party wall. He  claimed to be a Liberal, but not being  able to convince the party that his ideas  should be adopted, he rebelled, was  caught, tried, and is now undergoing  the punishment meted to him by the  party leaders. When in politics, if a  party man, do as your leaders order you  to do. When you become a leader powerful enough, adopt your ideas, and see  that your followers carry them out. A  political party is like an army; it must  obey its leaders to be successful.  Stragglers are of no use to an army;  independent quitters are of no use to  a political party. Men like Richardson  should keep out of politics. They are  not. forceful enough to lead," and not  powerful enough to keep in office once  they aro ejected, This may not be right;  but, it is politics, ''���'���-*->.��.<_  toto  to  9\  9}  LADIES' SUNSHADES  AT HALF PKICE. I  UMBRELLAS AT CUT  PRICES.  mrBunuimmnrrrinrriiniiumn  Irvine  36 Bakep Street, Nelson.  ZrXZZXUlZZZXZXZllZZZlXZXZZTZXZZXT  LACE ALLOVERS,  RIBBONS, VEILINGS,  DRESS TRIMMINGS  AT REDUCED PRICES.  lmmuumnminnmmimi  M><  9\\  to{  9\  to  to  to  I NEW AUTUMN GOODS OPENING EVERY DAY I  The Toronto Globe is in doubts as to  whether Canada is a self-governing colony. There can be no doubts as to the  fact that the present government and all  its predecessors have spent all the  money they could get to spend, and the  mother country has not vetoed any of  the appropriation bills, which is fairly  good evidence that Canada has self-government without any serious limitations.  The Tribune today gives much news  from; the section of the .--.'province of  which Nelson may fairly claim to be the  most central town,: and its managers  aim to not only keep up this news service, but to increase it, so that no one  residing in southeastern British Columbia needs subscribe for: the Spokane  Spokesman-Review in order to get vthe  news of British Columbia.  to  fi\  ���^ Call and see our Fall Mantles and Ladles' Ready-to-wear Felt Hats.    First lot of  to Ladies' Furs, Ladies' Flanelette and Plaid Shirt Waists.  to]  NEW GOODS ARRIVING DAILY-to  -'-- , m  ���-- ��������� _ m  9V WOOL MATTRESSES AND EIDERDOWN QUILTS  9\     ��������� ."       :  'to ���  .fV  I BARGAINS IN g"  /|*l    E        VALISES  TRUNKS       ��  to'  * XIZZZZZZZIZZZZZXZZXIZZZZZIZXZZZXZZZXZ]  AND"  TRAVELING BAGS.  Irvine & Co.  r  nm!��mn;��HTTTTm*  36  Bakep Street  ixxzxxx___zxxxzxxx__xxxzxxxxxzxxxar.aiXTa  LADIES' KID GLOVES    ���"  50 CENTS PER PAIR  SEE OUR WASH  KID GLOVES.  Z'0f.00.00.00.00*00.00.00._0.00*i^.i_0.0f.^^ *X ���^^���^���^���^'^���^���^���^'^���^���^'^���^���^���^���^���y?^  ^���^���^���^���^���^���^^���^^^���^������^������^-^���-^���^-:: Iff   7001 7^^ ^55^ ^"25-00>- 0%' 007^r 00- 00' 00^'00^*������;  While they may not have the funds  available for the purpose, the board of  school trustees should make an effort  to pay the principal of the public school  a salary at least equal to the salary now  paid liolicemen.        ���' '  A Weak Sister.  Manitoba ought to beat the Roblin  government, and to that end the opposition should offer the province something better than the shreds and patches  of the Greenway party under Isaac  Campbell, K.C. A Campbelite opposition can have/no charms for the anti-  Sifton: Liberals, who took the province  away from the Greenway government  and away from the Laurier government.  A. party led by Isaac Campbell will mean  a'continuance- of Roblin government under a new name, just as a party led by  hon. R. P. Roblin has implied the continuance of Sifton methods with ; a  change in name only. Manitoba may  as well tolerate a Roblin government as  embrace a Campbell opposition. .. The  progressive Conservatives and Liberals  who have declared war upon the Roblin  government can expect nothing from  any such weak sister as an opposition  led by Isaac Campbell, K. C.���Toronto  Telegram. "  The new cooling drink, Ironbrew.  Mr.  AUCTION SALE  OF TOWN 10TS IN LEMON CREEK.  KOOTENAY....!  The government'agent at Kaslo, per in-  .structions from tlie department of lands  and works, at ."Victoria, has authorized the  undersigned to offer.the: following lots in  the govornmont1 portion of the townsite  of Lemon Creek for sale at public auction  on the ground at 12 o'clock noon on  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10th, 1901  Lots 1  to 12, block V  'Lots 1  to  22,  block 5.  Lots 1 to S," 10, 14 to 2-1, block 7.  Lots 1, 5, 17, IS, block. 11.  Lots 1 to 11 arnl 32 to 40, block 14.  Lots 1 to 23, block 15.  Lots ,1  to 24,  block 17.  Block 24.  ************************  Coffee Roasters  Dealers in Tea and Coffeo !  ************************  We are offering at lowest prices t.he best,  grades of Ceylon, India, China and JaDau'  Tea8.   ' -        I  Our Best, Mocha and Java Coffee, per    '   '���  pound .t   40  Mocha and Java Ulcnd, 3 pounds  1 00.  Choice Blend ColTeo, 4 pound-  1 00.  Special Blend G'oil'co, 6 pound.*  1 00'  llio Blend Coffeo, 6 pounds  1 00  Special Blend Ceylon Tea, por pound      SO,  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED,    j  KOOTENAY COFFEE CO.!  Telephone 177.  P. 0. Box 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON.  Lemon Creek is a townsite ih the Slocan  River branch of the Canadian Pacific railway, arid the nearest point to the mines  on Lemon  creek.  Plans and particulars may be obtained  at the oflice of E.K. Chipman, government  agent, Kaslo.  Upset price to be made known on the  .fj__W"_...P*  th" tim"'f)'f fffllft,  A COMPLETE LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  "Windows  Inside Finish  looal and coast).  Flooring  looal and ooast.  -.,     Newel Posts  Stair Bail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  of all klnda.  ��� W -WHAT TOU WANT 18 NOT IN STOCK  WE WILL MIKB IT FOR TOO  . CALL AND GET PRICKS.  J. A. Sayward  HALL AND LAKE HTREBT8. NKLflOtf  Porto Rico Lumber Co.  (LIMITED)    -  CORNER OF  : HENDRYX AND VERNON STRKKTS  AUCTION SALE  OF TOWJJ LOTS IN KITCHENEI?.  -The government agent at Nelson, per-instructions from the department of lands  and works at Victoria, has authorized the  undersigned to offer the following:! lots in  the government portion of the townsite  of Kitchener for sale at public auction at  "Walker's Hotel, -Kitchener, at 2 o'clock Jn  the i; ."'.ornoon, on  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7th, 1901  Lots 1 to 20 in block 4.      ..,*������    u  Lots 1 to 20 in block G. .'., .     '  ���Lots 1 to 24 in.block 22.  Lots 1 to 10 in block 25.  31  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner of Victoria and ICootenay Streets  V. O.  Box 559. TKLEPHONF. NO. 95.  R~ REISTERER & CO.  BBKWSB8 AND .BOTTLERS OF  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and regular delivery to the trade.  l!KI'*\V.l*BY   AT   NELSON  G. A. WATERMAN & CO.  AUCTIONEERS  W. P. TIERNEY  '   Telephone 265.  AGENT FOR GALT COAL  Ofllce:   Two Doors West C. P. R. Offlee  NOTIOE TO DELINQUENT 00-OWNEB.  To Herbert Cuthbert"'or to any person or  persons lo whom he may nave transferred his Interest ln the Blend niinerul  claim, situate on tlie west fork of Rover  creek, ir*. the Nelson mining division of  West Kootenay district, and recorded in  tho recorder's ofllce for tho Nelson minim*:  division.  You and each of you are hereby notified  that we have expended four hundred and  eleven dollars in labor and improvements  upon the above mentioned mineral claim  in order to hold said mineral claim under  thp provisions of the Mineral Act, and if  "lin     '     '      - ��� -  ���        ....  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  StocK-  We carry a complete stock of  Ocast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside, Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention  Porto Rico Lumber Co.Ltd.  500 MEN WANTED  On tho construction of the Arrowhead &  Kootenay railway in the Lardo district.  Kitchener is a town on tlie Crow's Nest  Pass branch of the Canadian P-icific railway, and the nearest point to the iron  mines recently sold for a large sum.  Plans and particulars may be obtained  at the office of John A. Turner, government agent/Nelson.  Upset price to be made known on the  ground at the timo of sale.  NOTIOE OF ASSIGNMENT.  Pursuant  to  the   "Creditor's  Trust Dcedi  Act"  and amending acts. -  NuLiue us nurisoy given- that Henry Feric  gusorr McLean,.heretofore currying on bust]  noss at the city of Nelson, in. the provincf  of Uritish Columbia, as a druggist, has bv  deed of assignment, made in pursuance oj  the   "Creditor's   Trust   Deeds   Act,"   and"  amending acts,  and bearing date  the- titl|  cray-of August, 19017'assigned all his rea  and personal-property to David Morris, o'  the   said   citv   of   Nelson,   gentleman,   iv  trust fur the purposo of paying and satis  tying ratably or proportionately and,with  out preference or priority, the creditors "o  ihe said Henry Ferguson McLean their jus  debts.-''.' .-.. - -������  The snld deed was executed by the sail  1-Jenry FergusonMc-Lean on the Gth dayoi  August, 19U1 and afterwards by the saiil  David Morris on the Gth-day of August!  l'lOl, and the said David Morris has under!  taken the: said trusts created by the sai<|  dead.-. - ������?7;-  f  All   persons   having   claims   against  thiL  said Henry Ferguson McLean arc "require*,!  to  forward  particulars of the  same; duljj|  verilled,   together   with   particulars! of aim  securities, if any, held by them therefor, tc!l  tlie said trustee David Morris, on or.beforel  lire 16th-day of September, 1901. All persons]  indebted to the said Henry-Ferguson Mc-1  Lean are required*to pay the,amounts duel  by them to the said trustee forthwith. Aftei'l  the said 16th. day of September, 1901,  the  trustee will proceed to distribute the assets  of  the said ^estate among the parties, entitled . thereto,   having regard  only to the  claims.of which he shall then have notice. -  Notice is also given that a meeting of thel  creditors of the said .Henry-Ferguson-Mc-"I  Lean  will  be held at  the office of It. 117  Macdonald, Baker street, Nelson, on Tuesday  the  '2ou\ day  of August,  1901,  at the  hour of 4 o'clock in the afternoon.  DAVID MORRIS, Trustee.  R.   M.   MACDONALD,   Solicitor  for  the  Trustee.  Dated at Nelson this 7th day'of August,  '901.   .-������-. ��� - -      ���  G. A, WATERMAN & GO.  AUCTIONEERS  days_ ot   tne  date   of   this  R. McMA'HON.  A.  B.  GjVRDINISR.  BARBER SHOP.  Robert McMalion and A. E. Gardiner  have leased the barber shop in tlie basement of the Madden block, southeast corner ot Baker and Ward streets, and will  be pleased to have the patronage of their  friends. First-class baths in connection.  within   ninety  notice you fall or refuse to contribute your  portion of such expenditures together with  all costs of advertising your interest in  said claims will become me property of the  subscribers, under section 4 of an act entitled "An Act to Amend the Mineral Act,  1900." FRANK  FLETCHER.  J.   J.   MALONE,  H.   G.   NEELANDS,  .  E. T.! H. SIMPKINS.  Dated at Nelson this 3rd day of June,-1901.  SlOETaAGE SALE.  Under and by virtue of the powers contained in a certain mortgage, which will  be produced at the time of sale, there  will be offered for sale by public auction  (subject to reserved bids) on Saturday, the  31st day of August, 1901, at the hour of 11  o'clock In the forenoon, at the premises to  be sold, by tho undersigned auctioneers,  the   following   property,   namely:  Lot No. '23. Block 7. "Addition A" to Nelson (.subdivision of Lot 150, Group 1, Koot-  errny District) together with the buildings  and improvements thereon; the same being  the premises fronting on Observatory  street, formerly owned by the late James  Kelly.  The property is within 25 feet ofthe tramway line on Kootenay street.  Terms���Tewnty-tlve per cent of the purchase money to be paid at the time of  tho sale, balance in twenty-one days. If the  purchaser so desires, JfiOO will be allowed  to   remain   on   mortgage  on   the  property.  For furthr particulars arrd conditions of  sale apply to the auctioneers.  C. A. WATERMAN &-. CO., Auctioneers.  Rooms 14 and 15 K. "\V. C Block. <  HIGHEST WAGES PAID  In order to secure vnaen without delay  ordinary labor will be paid $2.25 per day  and axemen $2.50 per day.  NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS'  NORWAY MOUNTAIN WAGON ROAD  GOOD STATION WORK  CAN BE SECURED.  For   further   particulars   apply   to  Nelson Employment Agencies or to  the  CARLSON & PORTER  CONTRACTORS.  Scaled tenders, superscribed "tender for-  Norway Mountain wagon road, will be received by the undersigned up to and including Tuesday the 27th instant, for the  construction of a wagon road from Norway mountain to the Columbia Ss Western,  railway.  Plans and specifications and form of contract may be seen on or after the 19th instant, nt the ollicc of John Kirkup. Esq..  government agent, Rossland; the office otv  government agent, Nelson; the mining recorder's ofllce, Grand Forks; and at the*  ofllce of the agent of the Cascade Town-  site Company at Cascade.  Each tender must be accompanied by an.  accepted- "bank check or certificate of deposit; made payable to the undersigned,.  tor the sum of seven hundred dollars (J700),..  as security for the fulfillment of the contract, which shall be forfeited if the party-  tendering decline to enter into contrat:  when called upon to do so, or if he fail to-  complete the work contracted for. The.  checks of unsuccessful tenderers will be returned to them upon the execution of the '  contract. '   - '.       .  Tenders will not be considered unless  made out on the forms supplied and signed,  with the actual signature of the tenderers.  The lowest or any tender not necessarily  accepted.  J. KIRKUP, Government Agent.  Dated at Rossland, B. C, August 17th 1901.  NOTIOE.  In the supreme court of British Columbia.���  Between the Duncan Mines, Limited,  plaintiil's, judgment creditors, and the  Granite Gold Mines,.. Limited, defend.-1  ants; judgment debtors. ;  Notice is hereby given that pursuant to  an order of court made, herein the 5th day  of August, 1901, under, and by virtue of the  "Judgment Act," 1S99, and amending acts,  sealed   tenders   for   the   purchase   of  lots'  numbered L'550, 2551, 254!",  u;*:*,  u;it. aoao, 101,  .102,  JS56,   2557,   2558,   2559,- and  3267,   group  1,  Kootenay  district,   British   Columbia,   and  known'as the "Granite,"'  "Red Rock Fraction,"   "White  Swan,"   "Royal  Canadian,'  ^CgXorarlo.iL^^^Roy^^^No.^a.i^^Poormani^- !  "Hardscrabble,"       "White,"       "Myemcr,';  "Election"   mineral  claims  and   "millsite.  on the official plan or survey of the salo  Kootenay   district   respectively;   and   alsc  a water right dated loth  September,  1S97,  of sixty Inches of water from Sandy creek,  West Kootenay district, British Columbia;  and also  a water right  dated '25th June  1S99, re-recorded up to the 21st day of No;  vember, 1S92, of two hundred and fifty inches   of.  water   from. L'agle   creek,   WesC  Kootenay   district,   aforesaid;   and   also  water  right  dated  the 16th   of  July,  1S9*-  of two hundred and 'fifty inches of wate,  from Sandy creek aforesaid, being the pro,  perty of the above named judgment debtf,  ors, will be received by me at my ofllce a,*j  the court house, Nelson, British Columbia  up to and until the Mst day of August, 1901  at 12 o'clock noon, to satisfy the judgmon  obtained in this action by the above namei  -plaintiffs, judgment crcuitors,  against th'  above  named  defendants,  judgment  debt-  o-rs, on the 20th day of April. 1901, for th*  su'-m of lfl30,999.1S, together with the Jnteres'  th eroon from the said 20th day of AprllJ  1901,   at 5  per  cent  per annum;   and  alsil  together with  the costs  of sale,  and all  other   costs   incidental   thereto,    incurretf  subsequent to said date. jf  Any sale made in pursuance of the abovj  notice "will be subject to a prior charge il  favor of the Bank ot Montreal for $10.1  01S.S1 and interest thereon at the rate of 1  per cent per annum from the said 20th dal  of April, 1901. f  E. T. 11. SIMPKINS, District Registrar.!  Dated at Nelson, B. C, this 16th day fl  August, 1901.  DISSOLUTION OP 00-PAETNEESHIP.  Notice Is hereby given that the co-partnership hitherto existing between the undersigned under the style of Starkey Ss  Company, wholesale commission merchants, has this day been dissolved by the  retirement of George M. Phillips, who has  transferred to F. Starkey all his interest  in the assets, book accounts and business.  All persons indebted to the said partnership are hereby requested to make payment  to F. Starkey, .who has assumed all the Ha- .  blllties   of  the  partnership  and  who   will |  continue the business.  GEO.   M.   PHILLIPS,  FRED    STARKEY. |  Witness: H. BUSH. L,.���^���,.,,,.  Nelson, B. C 14th August, im.     ���.,m��_.   f TELEPHONE 117.  WEST TRANSFER GO.  N. T. MACLEOD, Manager.  All Kinds of Teaming and Transfer  Work,  Agents for Stard and Soft Coal. Impecial Oil  Company. Washington Brick, Limo & Manufacturing Company. Gonoral co/n-ne/'ciol.ngeutH  and brokors.  All coal and wood strictly cash on iVell very.  Office 184 i3ai\er St.  LIQUOE LICENSE TEANSPEE.  NOTICE OP APPLICATION Fof  TRAINSFER UF RETAIL LIQUOR LI  CENSE.���Notice is hereby given that wl  Intend to apply at the next sitting of til  board of license.' commissioners . for tli  City of Nelson for the transfer of the rf  tail liquor license now held by us for -tig  premises known as the "Office" salooil  situate on lot 7 in bIook-,9, sub-division B  lot 95, Ward street, in the said City  Nelson, to William Robertson Thomssyl  and Charles C. Clark ot the saia city.  ���  JAMES   NEELANDS,  S.   E.   EMERSON.  Witness: CHAS. R. McDONALD.  Dated at Nelson/ B. C, this 2nd day. ij  August, 1-301.  TIMBEE LEASE NOTIOE. *  Notice is trereby given that in thir:'J  days we intend "to apply to the chief corij  missioner of lands and works for permi'J  sion to cut and carry; away timber off til  below described lands situated on Loe"^T  liart creek, one mile anu one eighth eaa  from Kootenay lake, commencing at a poj  marked northwest corner, running eafj  "120 ch'ains, thence north 10 chains, then.!  east 120 chains, thence south '10 chain*!  thenco !west 120 chains,, thenco south a  chains, thence west 120 chains, thence norij  40 chains to place of commencement.  NELSON SAW Ss PLANING MILLS, Ltfj  Nelson. B. C, August 16th. 1S0L  * :-;. v | W��f7Z  THE NELSOK TRIBXTlsrE,  TUESDAY MOKNUSTCr,  AUGUST 27, 1901  HiWrjtf|Urikitti  BANK OF MONTREAL  CAPITAL, a" PaWap....$12,000,000.00  -��TOQ��P       7��*XXJ,IIUU.UU  UNDIVlbHD PROFITS       427.180.80  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ���������g���f}a���*  Hon. Georgo A. Drummond ������������Vice-^ddent  �� S. Clor-iton .... ulLlli:lll:: .General Manager  NKLSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branohen In Loi--don (England) Nkw Yobh:.  Chicago, and aU the prinoipal olties la Canada.  ' Bay and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  Transfers. _       ,,��_.,.  Grant Commercial and Travelers' Cradlta,  available in any part of the world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Ebo.  Saving's Bank Branch  OORRENT BATE OF INTEREST PAID.  DOOLEY AND THE BOER WAR  How He Would End It.  ''' "Well, slr,"-'said Mr. Dooley, "th- English ar-re goin.' to end th' Boer war.  They've taken th' final steps. It's as  good as finished." ���  "What ar-re they doin'?" aslced Mr.  Hennessy.  . "Ye see," said Mr. Dooley, "th' gov-  er'mint is tired iv th' way th' war's  been goin'. It's becomin' a,nuisance.  Whin rayspictable English people go to  war, they don't expict to have to keep it  up foriyer. They'se other things to do.  But - th' Boers wudden't stop. Manny  attimpts was made to con-cilyate thim.  'If ye will lay down ye'er ar-rms an' cut  ye'er hair,' said lord Roberts iv Candy-  har an' Cork an' Preorya an' th' domin-  yons beyond th' sea, 'an' f'rget Kruger  an' larn to sing "Gawd Save th' King,"  ye'll be allowed to stand agin a wall an'  be shot. Otherwise,' he says, 'I'll soon  have to take dhrastic-measures agin ye,'  he says.  "'No,' says tli' Boers, 'we're sorry but  wo must rayfuse ye'er kind wurrid iv  welcome." Nawthin' wud give us more  pleasure thin to provide good target  practice f'r ye'er gallant la-ads,' they  says. 'They need it,' says they. 'But,'  they says, 'gr-reat us wud> be th' honor  iv bein' burrid in th' Union Jack with a  brass band to play over us, we like th'  glad, free an' dishon'rable life iv th'  veldt,' they says: , 'We must stay out  an' injyc th' rural scenery awhile. How  do ye know,' says they, 'but wan iv th'  firin' squad mightn't shut his eyes an'  hit us?' says they. ' *  " 'Well,' says lord Roberts iv the city  direchtry, 'if that's th' case,' lie says,  'I'm goin' home,' he buys, 'an' capture  a few more cities f'r me title,' he says.  " 'I niver fought such a mob of rude, ungovernable savages in mc life,' he says.  'I.quit ye,' he says.  "An' he wint away an' left lord Kitchener to r-run tii'.game.  "Lord Kitchenr's a gr-reat man. He's  kilt more naygurs thin annything but  watermilons. He thried concilyatin' th'  inimy. He hanged thim whin he caught  thim. Whin an English marksman gets  -that kind iv a dhrop on a man, he niver  misses. But still, th' Boers rayfused" to  come in. Thin th' war was renewed with  gr-reat inergy. Ye r-read in th' pa-apers  ivry day iv a threemenjous engagement.  "'Tli' column undher th' hon. lord  gin'ral T. Puntington-Canew met today  an' defeated with gr-reat loss th' Kootzenhammer commando, consistin' iv Mr.  an' Mrs. Kootzenhammer, their son August, their daughter Lena an' Baby  Kootzenhammer, who was in ar-runs an'  will bo exicuted aecordiu' t oth'.decrees  iv May tinth, fifteenth'an' sixteenth an'  June ninth, whin caught. Th' hon. lord  gin'ral Puntington-Canew rayports that  he captured wan cow, wan duck, wan  pound iv ham, two cans iv beans, an' a  baby carredge. Th' commando escaped.  Th' gin'ral lamed fr'm th' cow, who had  been shot, that th' Boers' ar-re in dis-  p'rate condition an' cannot hold out  much longer. I ricommend that th' hon.  lord gin'ral T. Puntington-Canew be  _made_a_JMk^a_ni=r_ecdi3re^a^grantJy^wan=  millyon pounds sterling. He departed  f'r home yester'dah, havin' seeen nearly  a week iv sarvice be flood an' field.'  -"How th' Boers shtud up to it, Hin-  nissy, I niver can tell. I've been count-  in' up their casulties an' they've lost  enough cows to keep Armour goin' a  year.: Wan iv.th' things a British  sojer'll have to larn afther this, is th'  care iv a cow.  "Still, in spite iv th' ravages iv th'  Dairymen's Own, th' Boers rayfused to  come in an' be governed, so th' cabinet  held a moetin'.  '"���* 'Tis manifest,' says lord Sal'sbry  'that this thing has gone as far as it.  can go in dacency,' he says. 'They'se p  time f'r all things,' he says, 'an' ivry-  thing in it's place,' he says. 'We can't  keep three hudhred thousan' sojers an'  th' rapid-fire pote Roodyard Kipling  down there f'river. We need th' warry-  ors at home to dhrive th' busses, an* lade  th' cotillyons, an' they hasn't been a  good pome on th' butther an' egg market, th" price iv stocks, th' prospects iv  th* steel thrade. th' openin' iv tli* new  undlierground or th' mannyfacther iv  bicycles since Roodyard wint away. I  wondher if thim Boers don't think we  have annything to do but chase thim  f'r th' r-rest iv our lives. I move we  put an end to-it,' he says.  "But how was it to be done? Some iv  th' cabinet that had been talkin' with th'  warryor-iditors was in favor iv bilin'  all captured Boers in ile, but 'twas pint-  ed out that this wud seem like home to  a Boer. Some wanted to make lord Milliner a jook but th' jooks was again this.  An' 'twas fin'lly decided afther a long  an' arjoos debate, that th' war mus' be  declared irrigular. Yes, sir, fr'm now on  'tis a non-union' Avar, 'tis again th'  rules. Annvwan engaged in it will be  set back be th' stewards iv Henley.  "Lord Kitchener wrote th' notice. He's  a good writer.  " 'Ladies an' gintlemen,' he says. 'This  war as a war is now over. Ye may  not know it, but it's so. 'Ye've broke th'  rules an' we give th' fight to oursilves  on a foul. Th' first principle iv a war  again England is that th' inimy shall  wear r-red"'6r purple coats with black  marks f'r to indicate th' location iv vital  organs be day, an' a locomotive headlight be night. They shall thin gather  within aisy range an' at th' wurrud  "fire" shall fall down dead. Anny remaining sthandin' aftherward will   be t  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  WITH WHICH IS AMALGAMATED  THE BANK  OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  .���"--      -      $8000,000  -      -      -   $2,000,000  ACCRECATE RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000.  Paid-up Capital,  Reserve Fund,  Hon. Qeo. A. Cox,  President.  Robt. Kilgour.  Vice-President.  London Office, 60 Lombard Streot. TU. O.  New York  Ofllce, IB   Exchange   Place.  and Hi Bra relies in Cairn-la and the  United Stales.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Interest allowed ou deposits.   Present rate  threo por cont. ��� '  GRANGE  V. HOLT,  Manager Nelson Branch.  considhered as spies. Shootin' back is  not allowed be th' rules an' is severely  discountenanced be our ladin' military  authorities. Anny attimpt at conceal-  mint is threachery. Th' scand'lous habit  iv pluggin' our gallant sojers fr'm behind rocks an' trees is a breach iv in-'  ternational law. Rethreatin' whin pur-  sooed is wan iv our copyrighted manoo-  vers an' all infringemints will be prosecuted. At a wurrud fr'm us, th' war is  over an' we own ye'er counthry. Ye will  see fr'm this brief sketch that ye'er no  betther thin guerillas an' pirates, an'  now be th' r-right invested in me be  mesilf, I call on all persons now carryin'  on this needless, foolish, tiresome conflict whin I ought to be home dhrag-  gin' down th' money fr'm parlymint, to  come in an' be shot,' he says. 'If they  don't,' says he,' 'I'll confiscate their  property that is desthroyed an' abolish  their r-rights as cityzens which they  have none, an' charge thim a little something f'r th' care an' buryal iv their  fam'lies,' he says.  "So there's the finish iv th' Boers.  They're out iv it now. They're enthries  wudden't be accipted on anny thrack in  the wurruld.. They have been set- back  f'r conduck onbeebmin' an English officer an' a gintleman.  "Our Anglo-Saxon cousins acrost th'  sea ar-re gr-reat5 people. They're a  sportin' people, Hirinissy. They know  how.to win. They'll race anny man's  horse in th' wurruld if tli- jockey won't  sit th' way lie thinks - will make tli'.  horse, go fast. They'll row'anny crew  in th' wurruld if th' crew will train  on beer an' cigarettes an' won't be in a  hurry to get through.. An' whin it comes  to war, they have th' r-rest iv creation  sittin' far back in th' rear iv th' hall.  We havo to lick our inimy. They disqualify him."  "I thought th' war was over anny-  how," said Mr. Hennessy.  "Well," said Mr. Dooley, "if Chicago  was as peaceful as South Africa, they'd  he an agytation to rayjooce th' police  force. -Th' war is over, Hinnissy, but th'  English  don't know  it  yet."  IMPERIAL BANK  OIF    G^JHT__A_.JDj&_,  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital  Rest  $2,500,000  $1,850,000  H. S. HOWLAND Prosident.  D. li. W1LKIB General Mana��er.  E. HAY Inspector.  SAVINCS   BANK   DEPARTMENT.  THK   CURRENT   RATS   OF    INTEREST   ALLOWED.  ASSOCIATED  PRESS NEWS  Wired in Brief.  HALIFAX. August 2G.���Charles E.  Harris, manager-Nova Scotia Telephone-  Company, is dead, aged 54 years.  HALIFAX. August 20.���George Mat-  son, head of the Marine School for Mascot's and Mates, died suddenly this  morning, aged 76. :  ST.. JOHN, August 26.���Thomas  Campbell, .67 years old, died'suddenly  yesterday morning after, returning  home from church.  NEW YORK, August 26.���"Jimmy"  .Michael of Wales aud "Major"-Taylor  af Worcester, Massachusetts, were  matched today in a series of motor-  paced races of five miles each, best 2  in 3, at Madison Square Garden next  Friday night.  OTTAWA, August 2ti.���A bad explosion of dynamite occurred at the Ottawa Powder Works, on Montreal "road,  about five miles out of Ottawa, this  morning. The foreman, named Hodgson, is reported killed," and two .others  J_o.rioi.islv- injured.  HAVRE, August .-"2G.-vrhe steamer  Ambote. (captain Munitiz from New Orleans) collieded last night with the German steamer Lusitania from Hamburg  off the Gasquet Rocks. The Lusitania  3ank in an hour, and four of the crew  were drowned. The remainder were  picked up.  CONSTANTINOPLE, August 26.���The  amount of the indemnity which the  sultan agrees to pay the Quays company  for interference with its rights is seven  hundred thousand francs. The sultan  will also pay six hundred thousand  francs to a "Frenchman, on account of  the seizing of his lands.  VICTORIA, August 26.���The bark  Senator which sailed from here on April  22nd with a cargo of Chemainus lumber, and "after trying experiences made  Chilo Hi in a leaking condition, arrived,  this morning. She started from Liverpool from Hilo, but springing another  leak, she came here for repairs.  NEW YORK, August 26.���Cardinal  Gibbons is quoted as saying that while  he was in Rome the pope gave him the  assurance that no changes would be  made by the.church in the administration of religious affairs in the Philippines, Cuba, or Poito^Rico. The pope  also assured him that the Spanish bishops of Manila would be retained.  PEKIN, August 26.���Li Hung Chang  today informed the ministers that the  bearers of the edicts necessary to the  signing of the settlement protocol by  the Chinese plenipotentiaries, who was  on his way from Sian Fu and expected  to arrive on Wednesday, had been delayed by floods, but that it was anticipated that he would reach Pekin soon.  NEW YORK, August 26.���Information  has been obtained by the Colombian  government, that a vessel now at a  New Jersey port has been engaged by  the insurgents for a filibustering expedition. This ship, it is said, is to carry  a.part of a consignment of 5000 rifles,  ammunition and men, for which general  Uribe-Uribe telegraphed recently to Dr.  Restrepo, his representative in this city.  WASHINGTON, August 2G��� The Japanese legation has lodged with secretary Hay a remonstrance, in the nature  of a protest, against Che action of the  health oflicers of the United States  treasury, department, having particular  reference to the treatment accorded the  newly arrived Japanese vice-consul at,  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker  Street.  J. M. LAY, Manager,  Honolulu and his wife by Dr. Coffey,  representing the quarantine branch of  the marine hospital service. The .United  States department has referred the. complication to the secretary of the  treasury.  TOPEKA, August 26.���Kansas was  given another touch of summer yesterday after three weeks of very mod-:  rate weather, accompanied by cool  nights and occasional rains. Tlie temperature in some places was recorded  at 108, and at Topeka the mercury  touched the 103 mark. At Leavenworth  there we're several prostrations from the  heat.  NIAGARA FALLS, August 26.���Between 12 and 1 o'clock, this morning the  body of a man was found on cthe New  York Central tracks near the brewery.  A card in his pocket indicated that he  was John Macintosh of Sarnia, Ontario,  He had not been run over but a cut on  the head and a swollen eye indicated  that he had fallen 7 from the passenger  train.      "  OTTAWA, August 26.���The tfliirty-  fourth annual shoot of the Dominion  Rifle Association opened up with' beautiful weather this morning, There are  some four hundred entries. In the 400-  yard range trio match this morning  major McDougall and sergeant-major  Richardson'of the Fifth R. C. A. B. C.  scored 32 points out of a possible 35,  each winnig $4. In this match there were  nine possibles. Sergeant Cavah of the  same regiment, with a score of 33, won  a prize of ?3. ���  PERTH AMBOY,: August 26.���The  steamer Lassells, ��� captain Reynolds,  which was formerly under command of  "Dynamite Johnny" O'Brien of Cuban  filibustering fame, cleared from South  Amboy on August 23rd for Curacoa,  Danish West Indies, by way of New  York. She loaded 500 tons of anthracite  coal at South Amboy."She was to go to  New York and get the rest of her cargo.  The report that she was to carry revolutionary supplies to. Venezuela is not  credited here.  ROME, August 26.���The illness ot  prince Chuan, brother of the emperor  of China, who, with a Chinese mission,  has arrived at Basilx, Switzerland, on  his way to Berlin, to apologize for the  assassination of baron von Ketteler,'  the German minister at Pekin, is said  in a dispatch today from Basil to be a  pretext for delay. The dispatch says  prince Chuan received orders from Pekin not to proccerj, as fresh complications had arisen'with regard to the settlement protocol.  NEW YORK, August 26.���The three-  masted schooner Sallie C. Marvin was  stolen from the docks of the Sparts-  town (Maryland) marine railway sometime  on  Saturday  night.  A special  to  VICTOR SAFE & LOCK GO.  CINCINNATI, OHIO.  . .-- r   . ��� . "  *m* ���2fe-^i ���jat^oso^t.a *Ja ^a t-S* ���js ���^���^���^���^ -JSi^l^i^' 00.00*00*00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00  #   __________w_.  _____________________:  .^**MBr**B"i.   ^r^r^r^r^rW ^r^r^rtlBr*rk .^-r^H^TK .^r*r*r^r^r^r*rk  .^r*r*^r^r^^r^HrtB  -^r^r^Hrtm  ^r*rSBi^r4  ___________W_______   _00_W^_____.   .^*r^r^^r\^rk  .^r**r*r*l*r^r^*rk   ______\_tm%_____   __________.&^   ^^^^^^ ^rr^^V^^^ j^^^^_        z_____\_______        *^_________.   _. ^^*r*rr*k-.      *j^^^^ ^^rm^_        ^^___t____. __ '--tmu-m.        ^^n^~ ____w_______.       w____^_____. 0___________. -       *^^^.       . ^        '        r*" w r^^^v-  ^.jfArTjjr^flR^mout_*^^^_w "^^"""""j���^^55^*.^^^0 ^^^5 ^^53     zSi ^^55 ^^^^ 0*^00 ^^*_w\w ��� ^w# -^wcy ^w wpTcv ^^^0 ^gg&r ^^_w^ ^Hrv^ ^H^* ^kWX^^ ^^^0^^^0*B^^' ^^^0^_\^^__0 43fc^^^_\___^^_\____^^______^ 4t^0^^^^^____.  m  9\  to  Established in Nelson 1890.  to  to  9\  torn  9\  9\  to,  ���Kt}  "ADVANTAGE YOU CAN PROVE"  The more ron have (o do with Jacob Dover, tho Jeweler, tho more you will understand how the absolute success of a  specialty houso like his dopends on having; tho right things at tho right prices, and haviug them all the time. Thr ��� is what has  won for us a growing busino*Hsinco our beginning ton years ago. Then our inethrds and our treatment of customers speak  plainly for themselves ns soon as you investigate. Jacob Dover, tho Jeweler, is equipped to help you meet all requirements  necessary. Make us your Nehon representatives in watches, precious stones, jowolry, etc., and lot us fill your mail orders. Tho  responsibility is then with us .to keep you supplied with the right things at the right time and at the right prices.  OUR WATCHMAKING AND JEWELRY DEPARTMENT HAS NO EQUAL IN B.C.  JACOB  DOVER,  THE JEWELER  C. P. R. WATCH INSPECTOR.  NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  Mail orders receive our prompt  and careful attention. Our prices  e always right.  V* **�������. ��� "**. ���-2N -8T-  1 ��__?���_�����������"!��?"___�� "��^:igL,g_l<&i��.  ���j'^'^'-S ��� bS-' "g* 'S'i5'*iii}'.S'irS'S'^'<? vS ''.S'-bii ' *S ,>fcr^T  ��� 0 ' ^.00 ��� 00 * 00 ��� 00 r 00 '00 * 00 * ^0 * 00* 00 * 00 * 00 '00 '00* 00 ' 00 "^00*  to  9}  9}  The largest fire proof rafo works in tho world.  Over threo carloads sold in Koolonay. in eight  months.  WRITE FOR CATALOCUE AND PRICES.  P. J. RUSSELL, B. C. Agent  the Tribune from Laurel, Delaware,  says "that the vessel had just been completed and was valued at ?60,000. She  was taken stealithly from her moorings at about midnight by an ocean tug.  The work was so quietly done that even,  the bridge, tender was not awakened.  The Marvin was owned by Laurel capitalists.  ��� POUGHKEEPSIE; August 2G.���The  Montreal express to New York today  on the New York Central & Hudson  River railway had on a truck of one of  the cars a boy's leg which had been  severed near the thigh. The car inspector at Troy on Saturday night informed  the train crew that he had found blood  on the truck of the outgoing trip to  Montreal. The inspector here refused  to remove the limb, so it was carried  on to New,York. It is supposed that the  accident happened somewhere on the  Hudson River division last Saturday  night, but nothing is known here regarding it.   --' - -.-,;   American Deserter Captured.  MANILA, August 26.���Lieutenant  Hazzard of the Third cavalry, commanding a troop of Macabee scouts, captured  the American deserter Howard, wno as  a leader of the Filipinos had been alloying the Americans - for .some months.  Ferguson, one of lieutenant Hazzard's  civilian scouts, disguised as an insurgent with, eight Macabees penetrated  at. night- the camp of colonel Tienza,  commanding'2-10 riflemen and 200 bolo-  men. Locating Howard, they bounn and  gagged him, and led him away without  disturbing the camp. Captain Jackson,  of the First infantry recently surprised  general Lukbah in tlie mountains of the  Island of Samar. Three of the general's  guards were killed and Lukban, who escaped, was wounded. His family was  captured and a captain and a lieutenant  were made prisoners.  Prominent Man Dead.  MINNEAPOLIS, August 25.���United  States district attorney Evans dropped  dead at his home this mori/mg from  heart disease.  Is  sold  everywhere.. Ironbrew.  Thorpe & Co. bottle It. Irbnorew.  ''BRANDY"  r>E LAAGB FILS Ss CO. XXa COGNAC  possesses a delicious bouquet.  DE LAAGE. FIIjS& CO. XXXX COG-  nac Is mellowed by its great age and is  recommended to connoiseurs, and for medicinal-purposes.  -    SCOTCH  WHISKIES.  Agency^wlth-FulU Stocl-s^at-Vlc torla for  THIii DISTILLERS' COMPANY. LTD.,  Edinburgh, the largest holders in the  world of Scotch whiskies.  THE CALEDONIAN LIQUER SCOTCH  Whiskey is one of their leaders. Try It.  R. P. RITHET & 00., Ltd.  Victoria,   B.   U.  A. B. Gray, P. O. Box 521, Nelson, B. C,  Kootenay  Representative.  HENRY'S NURSERIES  APIARY AND GREENHOUSES  Greenhouse and Bedding out Plants.  Lowest   Prices.  BBB SUPPLIES. SEEDS, FERTILIZERS  Agricultural   Implements,   "fruit   baskets  and   crates,   fruit   and   ornamental   trees,  bulbs for fall planting.  NBLSON, B. O.  EAST XOOTENAY'S FIRST  ANNUAL MINERAL,  AGRICULTURAL AND  INDUSTRIAL EXHIBITION  THREE D/\YS  OF   INSTRUCTION   INTEREST AND  ENJOYMEfiT.  CB(\NBfiOOK, B, C, SEPTEMBER. 25 to 27, 1901.  The best program ever seen ln the country. See posters and circulars for further  particular's^ Mineral exhibit, bucking contests, agricultural, exhibit, horse races.  Specially low return railway rates from  all points.  A. W. McVITTIE, Socretary.  SLOCAN -JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. McMANUS, Manager.  Bar stocked with best brands of wines,  liquors, and cigars. Beer on draught. Large  comfortable rooms. First class table board ,  Catalogues Free.  3000 Westminster Road.  Vancouver  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER   STREET,    NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air  Large comfortable bedrooms and ilrst-  class dining room. Sample rooms for commercial  men.  RATES S2 PER DAY  Wjrs. E. C. Clarke, Prop.  Late of the Royal Hotel, Calgary  iVjadden House  Baker and Ward  Streets,   Nelson.  The only hotel in Nelson that has remained under one management since 1S90.  The bed-roorrn: !r'* well furnished and  lighted by electrlc'iiy.  The bar is always sIockuo ny (lie best  domestic and Imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  P..  ne  OFFICE: BAKER STREET WEST, NELSOfi", D. C.     TELEPHONE flO. 219. P. 0. BOX 688.  NjARBLE, BUILDING STONE,  BRICK AND LIME   The Mansfield Manufacturiug .Company  have the above mentioned building materials  for sale at reasonable prices. Special quotations to builders aiid contractors for large  orders.  *iU-r-r*-r-ri-B--r*---r-^K-��BaB-HaKs-BK-,(,-r^^  ORDERS BV MAIL PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO  lanufaeturing  c o jycjp^iLNrsr  OFFICE:g[.BAKER STREET WEST, f.'ELSGN, B. C. TELEPHONE NO. 219.    P. 0. BOX 688,  TREMONT HOUSE  3*21 TO 331 BAKEtt STRKET, NKLSON  MEALS 25 CENTS  Rooms Lighted by Electricity and Heated py St^am 25 Cents to $1  AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN  PLANS  P. Burns & Co.  Wholesale and Retail  HbanelsSn,atb. o Dealers in Meats  Markets at   Nelson,   Rossland,   Trail,   Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, Nev  Denver, Revelstoke, Feriiison Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade Oiby, Mid  way, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH A;*4D SALTED MEATS  WHOLKSjMjE and retail  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  K. W. C BLOCK      -,  WAED STEEET  OUDKRS I1Y  iMATL HKCKIVK PROMPT ATTENTION.  E. C. TRAVES, Manager  THE  BISDBRY  DEPARTMENT OH"  THE TRIBUNE ASSOCIATION, LIMITED,  BURNS BLOCK, NBLSON.  BOOK BINDING  SPECIAL HULED BLAM EOOJ^S  SPECIAL RULED FORMS  R. B. REILEY  ' b"i;C:.KSSOR JTO H.  D. ASHCROFT.    '  BLACKSMITH AND WOOD WORKER  EXPERT HORSESHOEING.  ���Special attention given to all kinds of  repairing and custom work from outside  points. Heavy bolts made to order on  short notice.  - vi  NOTIOE.  CANCELLATION     OF     RESERVATION     '  KOOTENAY   DISTRICT.  Notice is hereby given tliat the reservation placed on that particular parcel of -  land, which may be described as commencing at tlie northeasc corner of Township  (i..v) Eight A, Kootenay district, which is  alsi*, tho nortneafrt corner of hlcck 12,,'  granted to the Nelson & Fort Sheppard  Kailway Company by crown grant dated  Sth March, 18U5; thence due east 10 miles;  thence due south to the international boundary; thence clue wost along said boundary  16 miles; thence north to the place of commencement, notice whereof was published  in the British Columbia Gazette, and dated  7th May, 1S9G, is hereby rescinded.  _ ��� , W. S. GORE.  Deputy Commissioner"of Lands Ss Works. >  Lands and Works Department.  Arictoria, B.  C, 23rd May, 1901.  SHEEIPP'S SALE.   "  Province   of  British   Columbia,   Nelson   In   ��  West Kootenay,  to-wlt:'   -  By virtuo of a writ of Fieri Facias Issued  out of the supreme court of British Columbia at the suit of William J. II. Holmes,  plaintiff, and to mo directed against tho  goods and chattels of the Imperial Mines,  Limited, non-personal liability, defendants,  1 have seized and taken in execution all the  right title and interest, of the said defendant, the Imperial Mines, Limited, non-  personal liability, in the mineral claims  known as and called '"Climax," "William  Tell," "Maratt," "La Salic," and "Hope," ' '  all situated on Goat creek on the east sido  of Kootenay lake and adjoining the "Valparaiso group of mineral claims, and recorded in the ollice of the mining recorder  for the Goat River mining division of tho  AVest Kootenay district, to recover the sum  of three hundred arrd sixty-two dollars and '  sixty cents ($362.60), amount of said writ of  Frcri Facias, and also ..interest on three  hundred and fifty-nine dollars and sixty  cents ($359.63), at five pur centum per annum from the 2-ith day of July, 1001. until  payment;- besides sheriff's poundage, ofli  cer's fees, and all other legal incidental"  expenses; all of which I shall expose for  sale, or sufficient thereof to satisfy sard  judgment, debt and costs at my olllce ne*:t  to the court house in the city of Nelson,  li. C , orr Thursday the 29Ur day of August,  A. D. 390J, at tho hour of 11 o'clock in the  for cnoon.  Note.���Intending purchasers will satisfy  themselves as to interest and title of tlie  said  defendants. S.  P.  TUCK,  Sheriff of South Kootenay.  Dated at Nelson, B. C, 15th August, 190L  OEKTIHOATE^OF^rMPEOVEMENTS   NOTICE���CITV MINERAL CLAIM.  Situate iri* the Nelson Mining Division of  West  Kootenay  District. <  Where located: About one mile south of  Nelson.  Take notice that I, AViliam John Goepel,  Free Miner's Certificate No. .50,5(10, intend,  sixty davs from the date hereof, to applv  to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of  Improvements for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above claim.  jVnd further lake notice that action under section '27, must be commenced beforo  the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 16th day of August, A. D.  1901. W.   J.   GOEPEL  ��� -M  i  0EETIH0ATE   OF  IMPEOVEMENTS.  NOTICE���NEIjSON MINERAL CLAIM,  situate In tho Nelson Mining Division of  West   Kootenay   District.  Where located: About one mile south of  Nel.son.  Taku notice that I, John Paterson,  Free Miner's Certillcnte No. r'i.72*, intend,  sixty davs from the date hereof, to ripply  to the Mining Recorder for a Certlircaio  of Improvements, for the purpose ot obtaining a Crown Grunt of tlie aoovc ekifni.  ��� Arrd further take rrotice that action, under- section ;*7, must be commenced beforo  the issuance of such Certificate of Improvement!*.  Dated this 16th day of jUrgust A. D.  1901. JOHN   PATERSON.  OEETIFIOATE   OF   IilPEOVEMENTS.  NOTICE.���THE CHAMPION MINERAL  claim, situate in the Nelson mining division of West Kootenay district. Where  located: On Forty-nine creek about 200  yards from hydraulic dam. Take notice  that I, E. AV. Matthews, acting as agent  for Henry Samuel Crotty, free miner's  certificate No. b-19,970, Intend, sixty days  from the date hereof, to apply to the mining recorder for a certificate of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining a  crown grant of the above claim. And  further take notice that action, under section 37, must bo commenced before the Issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 18th day of July. A. D. 1901  OEETIFIOATE   OF   IMPEOVEMENTS.  Tiger, Kitchener and Last Chance mineral claims, situate in tlie Nelson mining  division of AVest Kootenay district. Where  located: On Morning mountain on the east  side of Sandy creek about one mile from  the Kootenay river. Take notice that I,  R. Smith, free mirror's certificate 55,7C2b,  acting as agent for A. Thorn, free miner's  certificate 55,G70b. Henry E. Hammond,  free minor's certificate 55.669b, ��� and An-  namlale D. Grieve, free miner's certificate  55,C6Sb. intend sixty days from the dato  hereof to apply to the mining recorder  for a certificate of improvements, for the  purpose of obtaining a crown grant of tho  above claim. And further take notice that  action, under section 37, must be commenced before the Issuance of such certificate of improvements. R. SMITH.  Dated this 25th day of July, A. D. 190L  1-1  III  if  'f*l .hi  S'S^^^gT^g^-^isvfjg;  jj*  i  I  Iiil  1"  s  PI- -  HS-  k  II  1  it  fc  Ml-  ip  ���f.  I*>  - ~^~ -*������������ "-"-���"  ���  THE NELSON  TRIBUNE,  TUESDAY MOBNINO,  AUGUST  27, 1901  FLY TIME  The house fly though small, is troublesome, in order to  keep your temper better and make yourself more comfortable  these hot days, buy your fly papers, insects powders, &c,  &c, from  us.    We keep the kinds that kill.  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  VIOTORIA  BLOOK NELSON,   B. O.  NELSON CLOTHING HOUSE  NO    219   BAKBR   STREET,   NELBON.  BOOTSI      BOOTS!       BOOTSI  For a few days only we will hold a slaughtering  discount sale of boots and shoes.  J. A. Gilker, Proprietor  NEW ADVERTtSEMENTS. ^  Steel;    Nelson���Mining  Odd Fellows, Nelson���Picnic.  Reginald   j,  broker.  LOCALS.  Is a tonic and food as well as a beverage.  Ironbrew.  Nelson Motel bar today, Punch a la Ro-  malne.  Try it.  Try It. Ironbrew.  REFRIGERATORS       HAMMOCKS  Novv is your time to get a bargain in these lines as wc  must dispose of them all this month. If you want one -or  both of lhcse.��� lines the price won't 'hinder  you. ^  LAWRENCE   HARDWARE   CO.  Importers and Dealers in Shelf and Heavy-Hardware. >7 '  .fci-S'  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  IT PAYS TO GALL ON US  When you want airjtlring in  PURINITURB  We aro showing the finest,and largest stock cf  Italian goods ever displayed in-the City.  J.  G. BUNYAN & CO.  ���/���������.  -.���s-^*��-^**��-a,^>,^^'-^'^'^,:s''a,ft,^''a,"a,s-'a''^*s*^*'s-'a,a*'^-��fc  Z~^^^^.^.��.s-s.&^^-^'��'0"0}9'^'^-&'&'&.j��'^'y&  ^GT'^'^r.iS'.f^^  m  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  #  TELEPHONE 39.  P. O. BOX 527.  ! els on Saw & Planing Mills  CHARLES HILLYER, President. HARRY HOUSTON, Secretary.  AT THE HOTELS.  HUME���J. N. Henderson, Vancouver;  H. Geigerich and W. 11. Adams, Kaslo;  George Turner, Spokane; B. W. Lay-  ton, Ohio; 13. D. Sanders. AV. M. Ridpath and James Armstrong, Spokane;  Mrs. C. XV. Harrington and Miss Stella  Funk, Slocan; C. V. Jeffrey, Toronto;  A. L. Clements, Grand Forks; H. W.  Harborn   and   James   McPoil,   Sandon:  C. S. Craddock, Rossland.  PHAIR��� G. \V. Huglies, Alamo; Sidney Norman, Spokane; Mrs. Stone and  children, Lewiston, Montana; J. D.  Sword, ��� Greenwood; Howard Chapman,  Victoria; H. S. Wallace, Rossland; W.  S. Drewery, New Denver; A. B. Erskine,  Vancouver; Dr. Bentley, Slocan.  QUEEN'S���Thomas Fletcher, Armstrong; George W. Colderich, arid W.  R. Fouldt*, Vancouver; H.'H.Ga-je,  West  Robson;   John   Leslie,. Toronto;  D. McMillan, Grand Forks; Mrs, Davis,  Slocan;  W. R, Mackintosh, Victoria,  GRAND CENTRAL ��� E. McCuaig,  Montreal; E. Benson, A. WY Terry,  Fred Corwell, A. Bremner, and S. F.  Thurston, Slocan; D. L. Smith, Kaslo.  TREMONT���Alex Stewart, Shannon's  ranch; C. R. Stewart,, Ymir; George  Weir, Sandon; Fred Robinson, Sandon;  ,   MADDEN^J, C, Ryan, Ferguson,  PERSONALS.  II. J. Scott of Victoria, Pacific Coast  agent for the Hamilton Powder Company, is at the Phair...-���':.  E. Rammelmeyer; manager of the  Fairview Gold Mining,Company's proporty. is spending a few days in Nelson  .with lii's family!   77  George W. Hughes of the Slocan has  left for home. He says" .there is'a small  force of men on'the" Idaho doing development work and that he expects to  make a good small-mine. out. of the  .Sunset.  W...S.. Drewery is at the Phair. He has  been .employed in tracing, the vein on  the.. True   Blue   property   near   Kaslo  ��� winch his  brother has under development'and he agress with J. C. that it  has the earmarks of a mine.  W. R". Finiay. who na's been in Nolson for. two months or more, seeing to  the installation of the Mergenthaler  Linotype machines, left for his home in  Montreal last night, going by way of\  the Crow's Nest road. ,  "City treasurer Wasson has secured a  mouths vacation and will leave in a  few days on a visit to'his parents.  Herbert F. Strachan, whoiis employed  on the Union Pacific'-atvPayette, Idaho,  is'on'a visit to his parents, J. K. and  Mrs. Strachan of this city. Seven years  ago Herbert started to hoe his own row  since which time his parents have not  seen him. He was then a youngster. He  is now 21 years of age and weighs 240  pounds.  " .   CITY AND DISTRICT.  Mrs. Bella Stanton of New Denver  yesterday secured a license to wed W.  R. Beaatie. Both parties are residents  of New Denver and the marriage will  take place there today.  per cent lead, a stringer of carbonate-*  returning 17S ounces silver and 56 per  cent lead. Work was at once started on  this showing with the result that thero  is now exposed, an eight inch string-i"  of rich ore with considerable carbonates. Work will be continued ou the  property this winter.  A. H. Gracey, managing director of the  Imperial Development Syndicate, has returned from his eastern holiday trip. He  will at once proceed to the Imperial and  Eva groups on Lexington mountain in  tho Lardeau, which the syndicate has  at present under bond to the London &  British Columbia Goldfields and upon  tho nature of his report on his return  will very largely depend the action of  the directors of the syndicate witli respect to the request of the London &  British Columbia Goldfields for an extension. During Mr. Gracey's absence  the directors saw fit to grant an interim  extension, but it was upon the understanding that the matter should be finally disposed of when Mr. Gracey returned.  ITi-Lve just lcccived 3,000,000 feet of logi from Idaho, and we are prepared to cut tho largest bills  of limber of any dimensions or lengths.   Estimates given at aDy time.   The largest stock of sash,  -doors, andmouldingsin Kootenay.-      ���: =��� ������ ���   ��� -     ���  COAST LUMBER OF ALL KINDS ON HAND  OFFICE AND YARDS:   CORNER HALL AND FRONT STREETS.  It. S, Lennie secured an order from  judge Forin yesterday for letters of administration to issue to Clas Swan-  son in the matter of the estate of Alexis  Swanson of Nelson, deceased. The value  of the estate is returned at ?G00. '  D. McMillan, chief of police in Grand  Forks, arrived in Nelson last evening  in charge of John Riley, who has been  sentenced to an eighteen month's term  -oHmprisonmentnipon-a^eharge^of "thefts  The prisoner was convicted before J. K.  Johnson, police magistrate of Grand  Forks.  E.  FERGUSON & CO.  WHOLESALE LIQUORS AND CIGARS.  NELSON, BRITISH-COLUMBIA.  A COMPUTE LlfiE OF C\NADI/\N A.ND IMPORTED LIQUORS.  Kainer (Seattle) Beer in piut3 and quarts.Do gs H e ad Ale and Stout in  pints and quarts.   Kola "Wine, the best Temperance drink.  Our Special Canadian Eye in 5s and 6s.  Dawson's Perfection Scotch Whiskey.        Granada pure Havana Oigars.  Uuion Oigars, a full range in prices.   Cards and Poker Chips.  Agents Brunswick-Balke Collender Billiard  Tables and Supplies.  Captain H. E. Macdonell of the local  company of R. M. R. has made arrangements with the tramway, company  whereby the militia company secures  the tramway company's skating rink  for drill purposes. The rink is admirably  adapted for drill purposes and the securing of it should result in securing a  good turnout of the members at the remaining drills of the year. For the convenience of the members of* the company a car will leave the armory on  Thursday evening at S o'clock. This will  be the third, of the annual drills and  every member is expected to be on  hand or present a satisfactory excuse  to the officers of the company. It will be  a mixed drill, both rifle and company  drill receiving attention. The matter of  the moving of the several companies  of the R. M, R to Victoria in connection:  with the visit of the duke of York is  now receiving the attention of the militia authorities and the prospect for the  trip is said to be very bright.  Mining Records.  The following new locations were re-  corded at tlie. Nelson record office yesterday. Sunrise,, on Porcupine creek, two  miles from Salmon river, by J. P."Bell;  Porcupine,-.,at', the head of Deer creek,  two miles from Hidden creek trail, by  J. P. Bell; Pass, at the head of the  west fork of Kokanee creek, by W. L.  Potter; Iron Basin, at the head of Kokanee creek, by James Melly; Hemlock,  on the west fork of Kokanee. creek,  about three miles below the head, by  N.--B. Holmgren; Winner, on tlie. west  fork of Kokanee ccreek, about one'mile  below the .head, by N.. E. Holmgren;  Spruce, on ^he west fork of Kokanee  creek, adjoining the Hemlock, by M. I..  Potter; and Pine, .in the,same neighborhood, by George Henderson.  Certificates of. work were' issued to  M. R. Driscoll, on the M. Ross; O. C.  Skattebo, ' on the Schley and Went  Rover; Herbert Qua, on the Belfast and  Armagh; John McDonald, on the Sydney,; N. E., Holmgren, on the R. B.; and  to Hon. A'.Z.G. Blair, on the Hiawatha  and Minnehaha.  Three bills of sale were, recorded.  William Pugsley of St. John, N. B.,  transfers to Hon. A. G. Blair, a one-  fourth interest in the Minnehaha and  Hiawatha mineral claims on the headwaters of Kokanee. creek; E. B. Dunlop  of Slocan transfers to Nelson E. Holmgren, also of the Slocan, a onerfotirth  interest in. the White Eagle mineral  claim on the head of tlie west fork "of  K'okauee creek"; F. W. Dake transfers  to C. V. Dake of Nelson his interest in  the Wide West mineral claim on the  headwaters of Champion of creek.  Bright Outlook in the Slocan  Hamilton Byers returned yesterday  from a trip through the Slocan. He still  regards it as the greatest camp in.the  province and says there is every indication of a very busy season this winter. At the Noble Five property he says,  there -is a magnificient showing  _of_ore_jn_the^Last^Chance^tunneI='and=  E3I.    IB~X"  TELEPHONE 37  <fc CO:  PAINTS, OILS AND GLASS.  GARDEN  TOOLS.  REFRIGERATORS  POULTRY NETTING  Store, Corner Baker and Josephine  RUBBER AND COTTON HOSE.  Sole   Agents   for   Giant   Powder   Company   and   Truax   Automatic ' Ore   Cars.  nsrzEiLiSoiN"  STORES   AT  s^osriDoiisr  CITY HAS PLENTY OF WATER  SHORTAGE WAS CAUSED BY THE  BUSH FIRES.  Discussion on the Water Supply-Was  the Only Interesting Feature of  the Council Meeting.  ROSSL.AISD   ErNailVBBRIINa   WORKS  cunliffe & McMillan  Founders,  Boilermakers  and Machinists.  ORB OARS, skips, cagcp, ore bin doors, chute* and general -wrought iron work.    Our ore care aro  the best on th" market    Write un for references and full particulars.  SECOV'D HAND MACHINERY FOR SALE.-Onc 5-foot Pehon waterwheel, width600feet, "8 to 10"  spinal riveted pipe.   One 10x5x13 outside packed plunger sinking pump.    Kock drills, stoping  bars, &c. &e.  AGENTS NORDHEY PUMPS. STOCK  CARRIED.  P.   O.   Box   198.  D. L. Barrett of Howser, who is in  jail awaiting trial upon the charge oi  having forged .one of Porter & Carlson's  time checks, will probably be brought  before judge Forin for election today.  It is understood that Barrett prefers  trial by jury, in which case his trial'  will go over until the next sitting of the  court of assize. ,  In . the case of McAndrews vs.  O'Laughlin judge Forin yesterday made  an order setting aside tlio judgment  rendered for the plaintiff upon the defendant paying the costs to date. This  was a suit to recover tlie amount of a  claim alleged to be due for cordwood  supplied and involves tlie sum of ?300.  The case will now come up for trial on  its merits, the former judgment having been secured by default.  The men who took the contract for  the continuation of the long crosscut  tunnel on the Juno property have  thrown up their job. This contract was  first held by Robert Nelson. He passed  it back to the management of the Juno,  when a number of Rossland men were  persuaded to try it. A few clays were  sufficient to convince them that they  could npt make the work pay at the  price and they panie down the hill yesterday. The tunnel is now sajd to be in  exceptionally hard rock and another  150 or 200 feet remains to be driven  in ordor to catch the vein.  THIRD   AVENUE.   ROSSLAND.  ZETIRrTXIT     iX-A-IRS^  IN HALF GALLONS, QUARTS AND PINTS.  WE ALSO HAVE ALL KINDS OF FRUIT.  HoMton Block. Baker Street. JOHN   A.    IRVING    &   CO.  jTale-pbone 161. P. O. Box 176 tiviiii   n��   luriuu    uu   vv.  The owners of the Gold Cure group on  Briggs creek which puts Into the south  fork of Kaslo creek, have completed the  survey of their claims and will apply  for a crown grant. There are six claims  and a fraction in this group, but tliey  are cut in two by the two original locations on the ledge. The group is owned  principally by Nelson men, namely,  Drive McBeath, Larry Peters, \V. 0. McLean, Charles Moore. Fred Stanwitz,  and the Bell Brothers. There has been  a great djal of work .done on .the.property, but it did not result in showing it  up to advantage, as' the tunnels were  run off the ledge. In surveying the group  however some very c.1,11 ore was uncovered, assays from the croppings giving returns of 132 ounces Bilvef and Ci  regular shipments are being made from  the "property. At present prices he considers Noble Five stock the best buy  in the Slocan. The owners of the Surprise on the top of the. Noble Five hill  have also a good showing. At the Payne  manager Garde is getting things 'in  good shape and predicts that he will  soon have the property looking as well  as at any former period in its history.  There are large quantities of concentrating ore on the dumps and in the  Payne stopes wliich will receive immediate attention. At the .Last Chance  Dr. Hendryx professes to be very successful in the experiments which he has  been making with the electric mineral  finder. The use which this system was  put to was the tracing nf the ledge  across the several claims in the group  and in this Dr. Hendryx professes to  be highly pleased with the results attained. At the Slocan Star work is going ahead nicely with a good force of  men and at the Ivanhoe the mill is employed in working up the dumps while  others are at work on development.  School Principal Selected  The board of school trustees met last  night and selected a successor to principal Soady, who has sent in his resignation to take effect September 30th.  They selected Albert Sullivan, who' is  now principal of the Revelstoke school.  Mr. Sullivan was offered the principal-  ship of the Rossland central school, but  preferred Nelson. He has a good reputation as a teacher. Principal Soally has  come to the conclusion that working for  $80 a month as a school teacher is not a  paying business, and will hegin tho  study of medicine after leaving Nelson,  There were a number of applications for  the position, and the trustees believe  they have made a good choice. If the  choice proves satisfactory the salary  should .not be less than ?125 a month,  Want to Borrow $2,400,000.  MONTREAL, August 26���At the annual meeting of the shareholders of the  C. P. R., which will be held on October  2d, the'shareholders will-be-asked to  adopt a resolution authorizing lhe issue  of bonds to the extent of ��480,000 sterling. The loan will be utilized to aid  in the acauisition of steam vessels and  (heir complement.  An informal discussion upon the question of the city's water supply was the  only interesting feature at the meeting  of the city council last evening. Th-*  subject was introduced by the city engineer, who informed the council that  the_ dam at the outlet of Cottonwood  lake had been completed but that- by  reason of the low stage of water there-  had as yet been no appreciable raise in  the level of the lake. While: he was up  tlio creek, however, he had recommended the diversion of a small stream  into; Cottonwood creek. He had represented to the mayor that the diversion  could be effected by a flume from 35 to  40 feet long and the "mayor: ordered the  necessary work to be done; As a result  this stream was added to the supply for  the .electric.light power wheels and.in  the' opinion of the city engineer it  would furnish sufneint water to make  up' the supply which the local smelter  was at present receiving from the city.  The supply of water from Whitewater  creek was at the present time equal to  520 inches, so that in addition to the  water of Cottonwood creek the city was  receiving all told 580- inches. With respect to the scarcity of water during the  two nights last week the city engineer  reported that the shortage was due to  the -burning out of the .Whitewater  fiume in a couple places by bush fires.  The necessary repairs to the flume had  since been made however and there was  at the present time no scarcity, there  being a considerable overflow at the dam  at, 6 o'clock. ' '    ���  Alderman   Patterson   directed   attention to the fact that there was a great  waste of water from the Anderson creek  supply. He said that he had visited the  flume   and   was   convinced   that   two-  thirds of the water which the flume was  carrying was  being wasted instead of  being   turned   into   the   reservoir.   He  also   complained   of   several   imperfections in the arrangements made for the  diversion of the water from Anderson  creek.   City   engineer   McCulloch   disagreed  with  alderman  Paterson  as  to  the waste of water, but it was decided  in an informal manner to have some repairs  made to the-flume and dam as  soon as a heavy rain sets in wliich will  permit of the shutting off of the Anderson creek supply for a day or more as  may be necessary.     -     *  ��� In this connection the council author-  Hzed=the=i)urchase=df^a,=cutoff "nozzle" for"  the Pelton water wheel in the electric  power station.  For this contrivance it  is claimed that it will effect a great saving of water in the running of the. electric  light plant in that it will render  possible the utilizing pf the entire head  of water during the light portion of the  night load on the machines without the  ; waste which goes on at present.  It was also decided to purchase a  number of transformers for the electric  light system so that certain lights in the  outlying portions of the city could be  operated from the alternating machine  instead of from the direct current machine, the idea to save the heavy wire  at present being used for these services  for other portions of the system.  City engineer McCulloch reported that  the sewer connection desired by Messr.s.  Emerson & Reisterer for their brewery  ���would cost about $450. The council  ordered the work to be done.  The application of the Lawrence  Hardware Company for the payment of  $6 for work in thawing out a water pipe  on the street was refused on the ground  that the work was not ordered by the  city.  Alderman Hamilton reported that he  had. interviewed John A. Turner, government agent, with respect to the payment of progress estimates on the new  school which was being built jointly by  the city and the provincial government,  and he had been informed by Mr. Turner that he had received no instructions  in the matter whatever. Alderman Hamilton intimated that it would be desirable to have the. school board communicate with the ggvernment so that somo  joint action with-respect to the payment  of progress estimates could be decided  upon,  THE   PROSPECTORS   EXCHANGE  No. 4>, K. W. C. Block, NELSON, B. C.  Gold, Silver-Lead and Copper Mines wanted at the Exchange.  Free-Milling Gold Properties wanted at once for Eastern Investors.  Parties having mining property for salo aro requested to send samples 01" thoir oro to tho  Exchange for exhibition.   Wo desire to hoar from all  claims in British Columbia.  > hoar from all prospectors who have promising mineral  Prospectors and mining mon aro requested to make the Exchange their hoadquarters when  In Nelson. .-._���-.  All samples should be sent by express, Prepaid.   Correspondence solicited, ���  Addross all communications to  Talephoue 104 ANDREW  F.  ROSENBERGER,  P. O. Box 700 Nelson, B. C.  H-TTIHTFHTIT11.il IYTT tTXXXX____X-_ZZXZX-_XXXZXZXX__XJXXXZZXXTl_iZrZXXXXXXXZXXXX ZIXXXZXXZXlXXXXXXTIXZXXXXZXXXXTXXXXXlH  during the trial. The former cup defender, Columbia was placed in dry dock  in Brooklyn today for cleaning, and examination, preparatory to taking part  on Saturday off Newport in tlie .first  of official trials to select a defender  to meet Shamrock II.  ��� BRISTOL, R. I., August 26.���The Constitution came from Newport this evening, beating up her mainsail club top  and foresail and jib as far as Sandy  Hook light, for the purpose of enabling  the designer, who was on board, to see  what changes aloft are necessary before  she entered the trial races on Saturday  over the Brenton's Reef course. When  abreast of Sandy Point the craft was  luffed up into the wind and the Mount  Moreys towed her over, to her anchorage, a distance of four miles. Mr. Duncan remained in Newport, but will be  here from day to day as the work of  overhauling progresses. The Constitution will be taken out in the marine  railway tomorrow at high water.  Does  not  contain  any-harmful  ingredients. Ironbrew.  The Odd, Fellows of Nelson Encampment and Kootenay Lodge will hold a  nicnic at Squire's Point, opposite Nel-  son, on Thursday, August 29th; Hale's  launch will make regular trips from  Hale's boat house, starting at'4 o'clock  p. m. All Odd Fellows/their wives, and  lady friends are invited to attend. Come  bring  your   baskets   and   have  a  good  HUGH1CAIEBON  INSURANCE,  REAL ESTATE  and MINING BROKER  REPRESENTS  The  Best  Fire  and  Ijife  Insurance  Com- '  panics Doing Business in the City.  Money to loan at S per cent upon Improved property. Interest payable semi-,  annually.  Principal payable'annually.  HOUSES ,TO  RENT  CHEAP.  H. R. OAiERON   AGENT.,R VIC.KR STRKKT.  ^**-*-*-*-**.**.**.**.*.***.**.*.*.:-i^  H. H. PLAYFORD & CO.  MADDEN   BLOCK  NELSON.  time.  Committee:  Gv W. HALE,  G. H. KINRADHj",  F. J. SQUIRE.  9  91  !��>  !��  W  W  91  $���___  m  ^****-*******Hi*^*.*.*.*.*.*.*.*.^-f:i  THE ATHABASCA  Roast Te-derloin  of  Beef  " for   Lunch.  TOID-A-"^-  fa  91  m  91  1)  1��  m  91  91  m  91  91 ���   91  �� TOBACCO   AND  91  !'��  (Il  ��  9\  MERCHANTS.  -it  91  91  91  91  !��V  (l>  fl��  Hi  Hi  -    Hi  CIGAR I  Hi  Hi  Telephone 117. *  '**:*���**.**.*:**���*****.*.*���**.*.*.***.?������  Ward  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFESj  '** *.**. *.**.*.*.*.*��� !P ���***���*���**���*���**���* ?&P  The Yachts.  NEW YORK, August 26.���Shamrock  II, after a light weather sail-stretching  spin of six hours, returned to her moorings in Sandy Hook hay at 4:35 p. m.  Dui'Ing the day Ave jib topsails were  tried. Shamrock; accompanied by the  steam yacht Erin, sailed to a point  about two miles east of the Sandy Hook  lightship .and .then turned.hack. It was  almost a flat calm for three hours. Then  a light breeze from the. southeast came,  which gave the yacht a chance to maneuver. Sir Thomas Lipton, George L.  Watson, and J. J. Hilliard were on hoard  Spectacles  or Eyeglasses  We can show you a fine  assortment of styles in  spectacle ware of different  quality and price. Every  pair fitted free or charge  and guaranteed.  Desirable Business and Residence Lots  in (Bogustown) Fairview Addition.  Office  on  Baker  street,   west  of Stanley  Street, Nelson.  ���***���*���*���*���*���***���*���**. Hi *.*:* **.* ****** <fc  BROWN BROS  Opticians and  Jewelers.  BAKER STREET  NELSON  THESE  HOT DAYS  QUENCH*   ���  YOUR  THIRST WITH  Anhonser-B jpch  Uci-r, Pnbst (Mil-  wniihon Hocr. Unl-  gary Heor, Tieis-  Urrer & Co. liocr,  Gosnell Ucor, ana  Double Jcrspy  Butlemiilk.  IV1ANHATTAN  SALOON  Df>ublo .Tcrsny  iiuttunnilk.  Hi  Hi  Ht  Hi  * .  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  *.  W  !0  9*  ki***********��*.*.**.**.*.*.*.***^.  FISHING TACKLE  "VVE IIAVE THE  BEST  FLIES  AND   THE*  BEST LEADERS MADE. ,  FOR SALE  20,000 Shares Similkameen  Valley Ooal Co., Ltd.  Having been appointed official broker  for the above company, I will offer  shares for the next fifteen clays. These  will undoubtedly advance as rapidly as  did those of the Crow's Nest Pass Coal  Company.  For full particulars and prospectus  .apply to  REGJHALD J. STEEL  HAKEI* STKBI3T  ' Minnows, eilvor and Rold and Phantoms       n  Silk  Lines  Landing Nets  And a splendid line of all fishing requisites.  CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO.  K W. O. Bloolc.  Corner Ward and Baker Si's.  #&*** **.*.**.*���*.**.*.*.*:*.*.*.*.*��������*:��..  UT : Ti**-  I arthur,gbe|j  t h'lERCIJANT T*\1LGR %  \. 91 s  ���j*   jJ-.niE*!'TiiLOR n vice a       !t��  Hi        MjVDK SUITS.        STRKET EAST.     W  -Al     ; I J*  ""      13 *���*���**** ���*** ' -" - -"���**  til

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