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Array .. *"-  '"^���r^zzy^fz^m  J'. -...-^_s[  -- .*    ��� S4.WI  -_t.l  ;<*l  . Xi -I  _.**������  ESTABLISHED  1892  WEDNESDAY, MORNING,  SEPTEMBER 25,   1901  DAILY EDITION-  NO BREAK IN THE RANKS  _L  UNION MEN WILL NOT WORK IN  THE LE ROI.  Lewis Held on Four Thousand Dollars  Bail*to Answer Charge of Bobbing th.8 Trail Postoffice.  ROSSLAND, Septemuer . 24.���[Special  to The Tribune.]���The complete failure  of the Le Roi manager' to induce any of  the union men to return to work Is  much commented on. Amos Lee, the  only union man, except foreman Frank  E. French, who reported for work yesterday morning, quit tne job cold today  and came down the hill, leaving French  as the sole 1 epresemative from the  union ranks. Williams, the deportation  officer sent here from Ottawa by the Di-  miiiion government to enforce the Alien  Labor Act, is expected to arrive tomorrow. He has veiy lage powers- under  section 8 of'the act, and if he does his  lull duty, as expected, _ie will effectually  put an end to the immigration of strike  breakers from Missouri and other  United States points.  E. H. Lewis of Trail was released on  $4000 bail today, pending the investigation of the charges made by the post-  office department, which will be made  _ieie on Monday next.Mrs. Hanna and  "W. K. Eslmg are tho "securities:  Another of the impoited Missourians  was badly hurt in the Josie yesferday,  and taken to the hospital.*  Miss M. A. Hopper and Albert Fraser  will be married at St. Andrew's church  tomorrow.  John A. Baker Of the I. X. L. "is in  r from Tacoma. i    -  ' ROSSLAND, .-September ^24 ���Edwin  if. Lewis,   a .well-known   resident   cj  Trail, is under arrest here cnaiged witi  a serious ottence.   .It is alleged that-he  'did on or -about, September 12th,steal  from a mail bag in the Trail postoffice  the sum of $660 in cash and two checks  for ?40 each.   The intormation was" laia  by - postoffice     inspector      Greenfield  .Lewis was arrested in Revelstoke.   Last  evening . Lewis > was  -brought   before,  .judge Jioultbee, and .an' adjournment 'to ,  *��� the 30th instant taken, the prisoner be-  - ing released on $4000 bail.    The defendant   is a   real   estate   and   insurance  broker.   He has,resided for six years at  , Trail, has an untarnished record,'and  is highly esteemed by those whom he  lias had business and social relations.  Roosovelt is not correct. The expenses  incurred slnco Mr. Kruger came to Europe has reduced the Transvaal funds  to a small sum. In fact, some of the  Boers here are even destitute, and all  oi them agree that Mr. Kruger has  scarcely enough for himself. The course  probably to be adopted will be that Montagu "White will be 'instructed to approach the United States government.  Motor-Paced Racing.  BOSTON, September 24.���Elks, Mac-  Farland, Walthour, and Michael appeared here tonight ih a 5-mile single motor  paced .race, the winner to take three  heats. Elks and Walthour each won  two heats, and as Michael was obliged to  leave for New York and MacFarland did  not appear in the third heat, Walthour  and Elks will ride,off the tie on Friday.  t   _,  Hays Making Preparations to Leave.  SAN FRANCISCO, September 24 ���  President Hays of the Southern Pacific  Company, according to the Examiner,  will terminate his connection with that  corporation in December, after having  held the ofiice for just one year. His  family is already making preparations  to return east at that time.  THE WHEELS  OF JUSTICE  Vancouver Local News -  .VANCOUVER, September 24.���[Special to The Tribune.]���Ross- & Howard  are opening a foundry here this week,  which is the' largest in the province. G.  M. Maxwell, M. P., said this morning  that the present political situation indicated certain that the next provincial  election would be run on paity lines.  He says, in that, events he will take a  prominent part in the provincial campaign, but adds that he has no intention of resigning from the- Dominion  house.   .   Certain���members-of- the���fishermen's  -union are said to have threatened to  burn down the Japanese arch, which i-  "being erected by Japanese on Hastings  street. In consequence, mayor Townley  has ordered a special police guard there  day and night.   Reciprocity Treaty Discussed.  WASHINGTON, Sptember 24.���Secretaries Gage and Wilson, attorney-general Knox, and postmaster-general  Smith were the only members of the  cabinet present at today's meeting. All  of the members of the cabinet present  today took the opportunity to give the  piesldent information as to the workings of the executive departments. The  status of the reciprocity treaty now  pending before congress was discussed.  Greenwood Local News,  GREENWOOD, September 24.���[Special to The TriDiine.]���H. E. Macdonell  is now in the "Boundary from Nelson oa  business connected with the freight department ot the C. P. R. E. E. Phair  of Nelson came in on last night's train,  and today visited the British Collin.  Copper Company's smelter, which manager Paul Johnson show ed him over,  BRITISH COLUMBIA MAY YET  HAVE MOVED SWIFTLY AT BUFFALO, AND'THE MURDERER  Of William McKinley Was Yesterday  Afternoon Found Guilty of Murder  in the Third Degree.  Get a Cabinet; Minister.  OTTAWA, September 24.���Hon James  Sutherland has not yet been offered a  portfolio. He is. now a minister without  a portfolio. It is stated ho will have to  -wait until sir Wilfrid Laurier leturns  from the Pacific Coast, where he is going with the royal party. There is likely to be a vacancy in the lieutenant-  governorship of Ontario, as sir Oliver  Mowat's term of office is nearly expired,  and it is understood that he does not  desire a second term, and Sutherland is  in line for the position. It is thought  here that British Columbia will be given  l cpresentation in the cabinet, and that  the selection will be made when sir Wilfrid'is" at. the. Coast. -.  J7o Money in the'.Boer Treasury.  THE HAGUE; September, 24.���The  Associated Press representative here  learns that thei announcement made in street at an early hour this morning  Brussels -that Mr. Kruger ��� has decided to caused intense; excitement among the  ��� ��� - -��� -:���'-���* ���-���*���*���-* �����aent - Jews, who feared the destruction'of the  BUFFALO, September 24.���Leon Czol-;  gosz, alias Fred Nieman, was today at  4.26 p. m. found guilty oLinurder in the  first degree by'a jury in'Part III.'of the  supremo court, in Jiaving on the 6th  day of September shot J. illiam McKinley, the wounds inflicted by such gunshot- aftei wards resulting in the death  of the' piesident.        '      ,     -  I v.  The trial1 of the assassin consumed  eight hours and'twenty-six minutes and  covered a-period of only two days. Practically .all ot this time_ was.. occupied by,  . the 'prosecution in presenting a case so  cleai and so conclusive that even 'had  ,tl.ecpi'isoner entered a plea of insanity  it is doubtful if the juiy would have returned a verdict different from the one  rendered to'day. The announcement  made this afternoon by the*-attorneys  for Czolgosz that, the'eminent alienists  summoned "by the Erie County Bar Association and by.the district attorney tc  examine Czolgosz, and to determine his,  exact mental condition, had declared  him to be perfectly sane, destroyed the  only vestige of a defense that Lewis and  Titus, who' were defeuuing him, could  have put together.  Before adjournment justice White announced that he would pronounce sentence upon the defendant on Thursday  afternoon at 2 o'clock".  Czolgosz was immediately taken  thiough the tunnel back to the jail.  To all appearances he was in no way  atfected by the result of the trial.  The crowd which gathered at the city  hall today was the largest which has  seen him since his arrest. People were  lined up on both sides of the big rotunda  on the second floor where the court convened and fringed the stairs leading  from tho floor. There was no demonstration. A large number of women  witnessed today's proceedings.  THE DOMINION OF CANADA  Happenings in Brief.  HAMILTON, Ontario, September 24.���  "Undo" Adam Mizener is dead at Toronto, aged 83 years. He lived in this  vicinity for 80 years.  ST. THOMAS, Onta-fo, September 24.  ���John, 13-yoar-old son of Mr. Alexan-  derson of South Dorchester fell from  a bicycle and broke his neck, dying instantly.  TORONTO, September 21.���The ladies  of Toronto have called a meeting for  tomorrow to consider the matter of a  present to the duchess of Cornwall and  York on her return visit to Toronto.  MONTREAL, September 24,���Canadian scout 87,591 (John M. Dougal) was  killed at Duster's Rock on September  15th. Sergeant James Walsh and sergeant John F. Lustlove Wood are dangerously ill of enteric fever at Pretoria.  VICTORIA, September 24.���Marquis  Ito, the Japanese statesman, will arrive  hero on Tuesday next by the steamer  Tosa Maru, on a visit to America for  his health. It was previously announced  that he would land at San Fiancisco,  but today the agent of the Nippon Yukon Kaish was notified that he was on  the company's steamer.  MONTREAL, September 24.���The executive' of the senior lacrosse league  today decided that the Shamrock and  Cornwall teams should play off the tie  for the championship next Saturday in  Ottawa. The Shamrocks wanted to play  in Montreal on the Montreal or National  grounds, but? Cornwall carried the day,  desiring to play in Ottawa.  TORONTO, September 24.���Fire in the  Austrian Jewish' synagogue on Chestnut  scroll upon which Is written tho law  of Moses, and which is regarded as  sacred by them. It was saved however  with but slight damage. Loss on synagogue about ?300.  The Kidnappers Were Bulgarians.  WASHINGTON, September 24.���Bulgarian brigands * instead of Turks kidnaped Miss-Ellen H.1 Stone,'the American missionary in Turkey, according to  the last advices to the state department."  Consul-general Dickinson at Constanti-  noplo has cabled the department that  Bulgarian brigands crossed the Turkish,  -border, and seizing Miss Stone, carried  her back into Bulgaria, and 'outside of  the sultan's dominions. The consul-general has been in communication, with  the brigands, who demand a ransom for  the" release of the prisoner, and he asks  the state department whether the American Board of Foreign Missions is  willing to pay this ransom. The request  has been transmitted to the mission  board. Miss Stone was a resident of  Chelsea, Massachusetts, where her  mother*now resides.  LONDON, September 25.���"Turkish  I troops,"^ says a dispatch to the Daily  Telegraph from Constantinople, "rushed  the villiage in which it was supposed  the brigands held Miss Stone, the abducted American missionary, but found  it empty, the brigands having gone into  Bulgaria with their captive."  *    - ��� i  ,  **..  -    The Trust Fever Is Catching. , ���-. _  LONDON, September 24.���The'Westminster, Gazette today says it understands that the three great iron producing companies of Bilboa, Spain, have  agreed < to ' amalgamate on the lines* of  the United States Steel Corporation,  (with a capital of 75,000,000 pesetas and.  an annual output of half a million tons.  'This'will be'far the biggest thing of the  kind in Spain.  i     ���  ��� ' t.V i  Emma Goldman Released. '*���-'-  ' CHICAGO, September 24.' ���'Emma"  Goldman is'now a free woman. The attorney*, for the city intormed magistrate  Prindiville that the/superior court* had-  freed the men named as her co-conspir-'  ators, and, that, there -was no evidence  against her/   ',,-."  WILL GOULD GALL THE BET?  LINE COMPLETED TO DAWSON  FIRST TELEGRAM SENT OVER THE  -    .     WIBE3 YESTERDAY.  The Lino Is Wholly Within Canadian  '   Territory,' and Its Southern End    '  1 . -r , I  Is at Ashcroft.  VANCOUVER, September 24.���[Special to'.The"Tribune.]���The first1 message  over the hew telegraph wire to Dawson  was put through this afternoon s1 at. 5  o'clock. The line has been formally^ declared open for business from 11 o'clock  tomorrow morning. The message,-sent  today was'fromrgovernor Ross of'the  '..Yukon Territory, who is now; here, to  his legal' adviser.,-in Dawson, H. P.'Clements, ' instructing him regarding important matters. The line begins at Ash-  ,croft,r thence to kQuesnelle the old^gov-  ernment line is used. From Quesnelle  to Bennett,' the line is, in British Columbia. From Bennett to Dawson the line  is in\Yukon Territory.  _,*-���-.  ROYALTY WESTWARD BOUND.  " Threatened Railway War.  . PHILADELPHIA,, ' oeptember ,j' 24:���  ���The, Inqulrer.today "says: "A*. J. .Cassatt,  -president of the-^Pennsylvania'.Ra.lfoafl'  Company, has demanded of George  Gould .-to surrender the Wabash system  and the "Wheeling  & Lake  Erie at a  price which will net a profit' to the  Goulds, under threat of cutting*off the  whole of the Western-Union telegraph  lines from the entire Pennsylvania railroad system, as well as from the Vanderbilt-lines, 'which agreed to the deal.  This is a threat that means a war great-  ver than any that has ever taken* place  in this country, and is comparable only  with that of the^Beech Creek and South  Pennsylvania, in 1885, which resulted  in the abandonment <._. these lines except as built, which were swallowed up  by the Vanderbilts and the Pennsylvania. The penalty means that the Western Union will suffer the greatest blow  in its history, and will lose many of its  profitable lines, which will be turned  over to its great rival, the Postal Telegraph- Company.-This~ultimatunfTmeans"  more than any other railway deal in the  history of the country. It is believed  that the Goulds will accede to the demand, and that the Pennsylvania will  not only add 3000 noncomitant miles  to Its trackage, but will also get rid of  a* rival foi the Carnegie steel business,  which is the largest factor in* the whole  matter, lesulting from a contract made  by Mr. Carnegie with the Wheeling &  Lake before the United States Steel  Corporation was formed, and to carry  out which the Goulds were trying to  build a line into Pittsburg, Pennsylvania.  Sifton Murder Trial.  LONDON, Ontario, September 24.���  The trial of Gerald Sifton for tho murder of his father was begun here today.  On June 30th the Siftons and their farm  lauorers weie engaged in putting up a  hay fork in their bar<p. The crown says  John Sifton was struck on the head with  an axe and the body placed so as it  would appear ho had fallen. The defense says he did fall. The elder Sifton  intended marrying again, and this is  said to have furnished the motive for  the murder.  At the afternoon session of the court,  Herbert took the stand and swore that  Sifton had told him the morning of the  murder that he intended killing his  father, and that if he would assist him  he would give him ?300O. When the old  man was coming through the trap door  in the barn, Herbert hit him on the  head with an axe. Then he became disheartened and threw the axe down. Sifton picked it up and struck his father  several blows. Then the body was 'let  fall through an opening in tne side of  i_e barn and things fixed so it would  appear that the deaui was accidental  through the fall. Herbert's story cai-  ried conviction with it.  First Stop Will Be at Winnipeg., . j  OTTAWA,' September 24'���-OttawaM  at 12:30" this 4afternoon^bade God. speed  toJthevroyal party on its long trip across  Canada." Their' visit will" not be' forgot-"  ten, by > this generation, for it has been  one of the most, enjoyable revents, the^  "capital "ever '"celebrated. *-Their   royal  highnesses'''have-"been   favored   with  ��-*-. j    ?.. .  * .     ._      ^      .  splendid  weather fiom jthe  time .they,  J stepped'.'off* the'* train' last Friday. <The  impression, they-made on all ^minds* is*  ��� J. '-> %i      i���    V. /. '   ,  of the most .favorable character. .Their.  .    i      * * ,> j  .    '. > i        r  r  stay amongst the capital's residents!has  been a happy. blend of quiet dignity and  ''modesty.' The'* duke-has shown ,himself  a public, speaker'of ability. His^enunci-'.  ation'is distinct,1'and what pleased'Ot-  tawans most of all was his accent, which  is'almost that'of a'native-born Cana-  civic, naval, and military authorities  for the reception. A storm, tonight did  considerable damage to the decorations,  but this can be repaired before their  an-lval. . '    ���  For a Dash to the North Pole.  NEW YORK, September 24.���William  ,S. Champ, private secretary, of Mr. Zeig-  ler, who reached--New York yesterday  on the steamship Cymrica, brings an account of the first stage of the Baldwin-  ' Zeigler   polar,   expedition.* Mr. ' Champ  accompanied Mr. Baldwin in charge of  the* supply ship as far as Franc. Josef  Land,   to   assist   in.., establishing   the  headquarters   of  the' expedition  there.'  Everything was more iavorable^for the  dash to the pole than Mr. Baldwin had  dared expect. Mr. Champ said the AmT  "erica had difficulty with ice before reaching that point and was delayed ten days.-  Mr. Baldwin has taken a-large, number  of   dogs���420/ pf   them���for   the   dash.  Some of them 'are expected to serve as  food for the men as well as-the "other  ,dogs. Mr. Champ intimated* that' there  ���might' be  some  trouble   with*. Walter  xWellman,  who. is .conducting  a  polar  expedition   over   practically * the   same  route.'    '    ' ' "'   ���'  Crooked, Horse Racers.. : , ���  CHICAGO, September 24.���American  race horses with speed .records.are being taken to Russia, where they, are en-*  tered in stake races, as nati ve^animals.,  Evidence) has been secured" that two  horses, one from Indiana and 'one froin  Minnesota, have been'raced* as Russian  animals, and ��� have won about ?12,000(  in-purses besides a sum many times  that in bets ,for their owners and their  friends. Baron A. A. Schlippenbach, the  Russian consul in Chicago, ,is gathering  -evidence-for the p'rosecution of the'own-  ,ers of the two'American. animals now  ^under arrest in Moscow. <r , .   ,     '  ported by the Vera. Few details were  recorded of the seizure, which occurred  ai Tattu. Tho City of" San Diego reported the Japanese schooner Henry  jjennis, whicli was said to" havo gone to  a rookery in the Okostsch- sea for her  catch of. 625 skins, nearly, double that  taken by the majority of Japanese vef;  seis. The majority of Japanese schooners went north to the Behring sea.  SMASHED TO SMITHEREENS  zrzin  ,_��    ,      - * -���  , "^J'^t&m  TWO BRITISH COLUMBIA Mm ERS fYY  ~   ;, MAKE" A KSaORtiV-fy^ifM  .  ,*- .       ..-    v?* . . -r ";��  Decree to Bo Issue 1 Soon  WASHINGTON, September 24.���In a  dispatch just received at the department  of state, dated the 8th ultimo, Mr.  Rockhill, United States commissioner  to China, informs the department that  an imperial "decree will' lie issued  ���promptly by the Chinese government  prohibiting for a period of two years;  the importation into China, of firearms  anu ammunition,. as well as material  Ior their manafactura  dian/ JJis. manner throughout has been  -free"'from all- affectatioh.'rHis~thanks"fof  the k'in'dness shown _iim in such prof us-"  ion have been thoroughly sincere, and  many of those in the humbler,,walks'  pf life with whom he came in contact  will treasure up fond1 remembrances of  "-the interest he took in their various occupations. Today's procession from Rideau Hall to. the .Elgin-street depot  passed over^the route of the one on Friday and was ��� attended > by immense  crowds. The duke and duchess were kept  bowing from the.time they left the.hall  till'they stepped on the magnificent train  provided by the Canadian Pacific Railway Company. The mounted escort .was  furnished by. the Princess; Louise dragoon guards. A' salute was' fired by the  Ottawa field battery, aae duke and  duchess shook hands cordially on the  station platform with those with whom  they came in contact in the city, Her  excellency lady Minto accompanied their  royal highnesses, but lord Minto re-  ^mained~here���and���will���meet-the-party  again in Toronto on the return trip.  Bright sunshine and 'a clear sky made  the day an ideal one for traveling. The  route of the royal tram was over the  main line along the west bank of the  Ottawa river, first through farming district and then, through a section cut by  rivers and dotted with lakes, and all  prettily wooded. The coming of night  found the train speeding through the  great pine forests and hroken ranges of  the upper Ottawa. Tomorrow the train  will-skirt the lower shore of lake Superior. Few stops were made today, although all through the thickly settled  portions 'of Ontario travelled by the  train the people gathered at the stations anxious for a sight of the royal  couple, and the houses near the track  showed flags or other emblems of patriotism. Stops were made at Almonte,  Arnprior, and Renfrew, long enough  for the duke and duchess to receive  greetings from the town. officials and  make  brief acknowledgement.  ARNPRIOR, Ontario, September 24.���  Three thousand people including 600  school children welcomed the royal train  here. The train stopped a few minutes.  Tho station was lavishly decorated.  RENFREW, Ontario(> September 24 ���  The royal train stopped here ten minutes. The day declared a half holiday  and 2500 people turned out and gave the  duke and duchess a royal welcome. Several prominent citizens were presented  and a bouquet of lillies of the valley  were presented to the duchess.  PEMBROKE, Ontario, September 24.���  Tho royal train did not stop here, to the  great disappointment of the 2000 people  who had gathered at the station.  NORTH BAY, Ontario, September 21.���  The royal train passed here westbound  at 9:15 p. m.  SUDBURY, Ontario, September 24 ���  The royal train passed here at 12:24 p.m.  t ' Sudden Deathfof1Eminent..Lawyer. -,  ., WASHINGTON,^, Sep,tembe_;, -24.���The1  Schley, court of inquiry.,was1 brought lo'  'a sudden termination .forvthe,day, eigh-.,  teen minutes after convening, this.morn-  fjing, by the announcement* of jthe sud-  rden.death of judge'jerev Wilson, senior  'counsel for* admiral'- Schley.  ,     ���   " *-  ,  I ' 'Y t  Columbia the* Favorite.' * '"  NEW YORK, September 24.���Betting  on ;t_ie_ cup races, while, it has not  reached any magnitude as yet, is nevertheless, giving evidence of interest and  confidence on the part of those who be-  lieve the Columbia'is the_better, boat.  Columbia money at'5 to "4" witlr Columbia at the big,end) is "around in plenty,  j though the-actual amounts.recorded, so  ,far as having been wagered * are' small/  One*1 firm is offering ?10,000 to ?8000 that  Columbia .will hold the cup, .and up  to last night none of the Shamrock'peo-  ple. appeared to take the offer. A'number of minor bets at the same odds were  placd ori the Stock Exchange yesterday.'  COLUMBIA  VS. SHAMROCK  BOTH YACHTS HAVE BEEN OFFICIALLY MEASURED.     t  I r. * ,     '        l"  The, Cup Defender Is Given a Tune  Allowance of Only Forty-three  v ���*'  a-     SecondB. ���*, " *  *.--'-  , ��^*-. L  .   I r.    ._   *, T   *-L(."    -.-*- T.  *.     '^_ 5?*>  .-��� ~\,?  .  .      v-ff ���'   . . I ^r^ii-_���  tt<\T'r^*,^   IV-1  &$m  'The  following  account "of |the 'sTock*!*t  nlltnir   nnntoot   to- .nlrnn.frnm   -H._-*fl-nn:%��  GOOD LAWS ARE ANNULLED  Preparing for the Reception.  VICTORIA, September 24.���H. M.  ships Warspite, Amphlon, Condor, Phaeton, Sparrow Hawk, D. G. ship Quadra,  and two torpedo boats will act as convoys to the Empress on which the duke  and duchess are coming to Victoria on  Tuesday next. The ship's will be brilliantly, lighted' and, illuminated from  stem to stern, with .electric lights at  night. Elaborate preparations are being  mado here toy the Dominion, provincial.  The Enforcing Officials Discharged..  VANCOUVER, : September' 24.���The  ' Dominion government ,has put the. ki-  bosh on the -provincial immigration, inspection department, and all the officials  employed'to keep track of the Chinese  and Japanese will shortly end their oi-  ficial lives, for'the order/has gone forth  from * the provincial secretary's office  in Victoria.    >  When the Dominion cabinet di.allowed' the provincial legislation in con-  nectiont with the entrance of Chinese  and Japanese -into British Columbia,  the official notice was sent to Victoria  Since vthat time it has been daily expected * that the Victoria 'authorities  would abolish the department bf immigration and the sword has fell on at  least three heads.  Owing to the policy of the imperial  government, it was considered inconsistent, by the foreign office that legislation inimical to the empire of Japan  _should-bc-allowed-to-hold-sway-in-the  province of British Columbia, and ac-  coraingly the Dominion government was  so notified. Owing to the friendly relations of Great Britain with Japan the  legislation could not stand, and at the  same time the anti-Chinese immigration laws fell also.  Tho provincial immigration affairs in  Vancouver have been looked after by  inspector Angus McAllister, aud W. T.  Cooksley has been the ruling spirit in  New Westminster, but he has generally  been guarding the boundary line In the  vicinity of Blaine. In Victoria the department 13 rcpiesented by W. l\. Ellis,  formerly business manager of the Colonist.  Inspector McAllister has received  notification from the provincial secretary' that all offices created under the  piovincial act would be abolished as the  Dominion government had vetoed the  legislation. As soon as reports from inspectors can be submitted and affairs  closed up, the inspectors will become ordinary citizens once more and the Chinese and Japanese may come and go as  they please.  The Apology Made.  LONDON, September 25.���The Tokio  correspondent of the Times gives''the  text of the apology of the emperor  Kwang Su to emperor Mutsulnto for the  murder of Sugi Yama Aki Ra, chancellor of the Japanese legation, in Pekin  at the beginning of tne Boxer outrages.  The apology is couched in terms of, the  deepest regret anu reverence, testifying  that the benevolent and humane attitude  of Japan has happily preserved the general situation in the Orient intact, and  asking the mikado to be graciously disposed to draw closer Donds of friendship  uniting the two empires. Tlie mikado,  in a gracious reply to the Chinese envoy, expressed a belief that the relations between the two countries would  be closer in the future.  NEW YORK, September,.24.^-As a result of ' the official;?measurement! of  Shamrock II. and v Columbia, today,  Shamrock allows Columbia J43 seconds.  The official measurements were, made'  public at the New York'^Yacht Club The  result' was'in the nature of, a surprise,*  for.it showed that"Shamrock, which is  the larger boat so far as^ sail?area and  displacement are concerned, allows only,  43 seconds to the Columbia over the  tcouise on K which the"contests for the  America's "cup are to be . sailed. The  measurements are as-follows:   -* Jf  Columbia���Length of leadfwater line,  89 77 feet, length fromYthe_ after end of  the main boom to "the end of point of  ^measurement or, the( end" of the bowsprit where the'jib 'topsail halyard block  is',fastened, 102 78 feet; the foreside of  mast to the end of point of measurement  or end of bowbput as above, 73 86 feet;  length of spinnaker, boom, 73 30 feet.j  length of main gaff, > 64 94, length ofi  topmast, 64.64 feet minus one-fifth, 51.71  feet, upper side of main boom''to the  topsail halyaid block, 134.74 feet The  sail area is 114.94 square feet. The" sail  length as per rule, 102.50 feet '  Shamrock II���Length of lead water  line, 89.25 feet, length from the after"  end of the main boom to the end of the1  point of .mea.ui ement or'the end of the  bowspnt wheie the jib topsail halyaid  is fastened, 184 03 feet; the foreside of  mast to the end of point of measurement or end of bowsprit as above,-78.28  feet; length, of spinnaker boom, 78.28  feet; length of main'gaff, 66.17 \feet;  length of topmast, 68.18 feet minus one-  fifth, 54.53 feet; upper side of the main  boom to the topsail halyard block,  -143.39 fcetrThesail-a"re"a_isTL18.33"square"'  feet. The sailing length as per rule,  lUo-SO-feet. '  Both boats were measured with two  men on board. The difference in the sailing length of the two boats is 1.435  feet. This computed on the time allowance of the New York Yacht Club, gives  Columbia an allowance of 43 seconds,  in a 30-mile course.  '���!'    *    r ' 1   < -, 1  I   '   *S    ,V-*l'"_S_W  *_____  I  Fully. 3000;.people saw ~W. j M:.,HpsB?o��#fi I  _'Phoenix,-; B. *C.V.'and - gV. S^McLeo^|pit:^s|  'Sandon,' B. C.^.b^eak' a^record,vinfjthe^^P  drilling contest* at the 'big* tent'-.' on%'th^$JS.  Elks', jubilee grounds"1 last everiingrTheyJIjS  drove 51 inches in 'hard;granite in^lSaMal  "minutes. Mineis declare'thatithisffoFnii?^^l  a new world's record. The'pfeviousYrec^fe^'  ord, they assert, was -, thatr/which^wias^w  made in Spokane by Freetheyahd Davey'|sM  on October 9th, " ���>...--...  49 3-8,inches.  1 There were three  ing's contest. They,vijere' Frank*SteTe__��t%^  and Frank1 Spaulding of Murfay.SIdahd^is  James Davey and H. Stevens'of^ Marys-Si  ville, Montana, and WrMrcRossJand^JS  S. MeLeod,1. known as the SandonYteamrY|g  The record made by,'each" team. was^as^Si,.!  follows: .<,_.;-- I J .?. \ _FA-**&r$i8.  Sandon team, 51 inches.  .'     "(* {'"j/-*". s ___ _*-*sS  rPr*l\    ���*       uf*     r ^_J��.��  Marysville team, 46 27.32 inches."^ ^-sS^  Murray rteam,,42 15.16"inches.\//r5V<f4^j|  The Sandon team._was\th_1'favorite^in^^  the betting pools.rvThe odds -.were* 5*.to5��V4g!jf"  bef oie the contest began.jWhen' the jneir  from Bi itish* Columbia got'down to^wbricl  the odds increased to 2 to'^1, and^in^tliejjp��  last five minutes bets'iwere' ofterecfeatS^  5 to 1," 10 tb'l, and even,100 to'l^withinoff1  ' The Sealers Made Good Catches.  VICTORIA, September 24:���The sealing schooner Vera returned from Copper Islands this afternoon, The Vera  has taken 635 skins for the season and  tue City of San Diego 1049. Une Vera  took one skin off the Copper Islands  which was branded in tne Behring sea.  The seizure_ of, schooner Josephine of  Yokohama by a Russian gunboat is re-  QUITS RAGING IN ENGLAND  Turf Authorities Are Unfair. '  LONDON, September 24.^-The announced retirement of William C. Whitney from the English turr occasions re-,  gret, but is hardly surprising to those*  who have noted the recent trend of.  events. Thero is a widespread field behind Mr. Whitney's published reasons,  for his withdrawal is the realization ot  the fact that the attitude of the British  turf authorities towards Americans is  no longer marked by absolute impartiality. During the last season complaints  have been frequent that the American  horses were too heavily handicapped,  that jockeys were harshly treated, and  that interferences during the race were  whitewashed when they would not have  been tolerated on the part of the American jockeys. It will cause no "surprise  if other Americans of Mr: Whitney's  class follow the; latter's example, which  it is noted came closely after the receipt of a detailed report of the treatment accorded to Volodyovskl in the St  Leger. Mr. Whitney's action appears  .to have taken Higgins, his trainer, by  surprise.  President's Daughter in Luck  NEW YORK, September 24��� A special to the World from Boston says:  "Woid reached Boston today that by  the will of Nathaniel Hawthorne Cu-  sack, who died in Washington, D., C,  on August 23rd, president's Roosevelt's  oldest daughter Alice, who was much  liked by Cusack, is said to receive ?100t-  000 by the will."  takers.,They'did pretty���wdrk^through;-^.  out. The^rapid^change, of."drills was^onepl3��-!  of  the  mostf-/markedV'features,'^Not*iaM.  single ^drill^stuck throughout _their:��l&|g  minutes .work 'The '_eamvfrom5Moritana-J$|5|  was not'so fortuhate.\One.of-;the'drilla^^||  stuck and nearly itwo minutes-elapsed ;����I  before it could,be. loosened.','Justf'whatj^ls  difference^ that made- in' their recordJis^S  not known ''..definitely,t' but" experienced^!  drillers say t^atvthey would ^have made^ill  fully threeMnches-better had-theVacQi-^l^l  'dent not occurred.-David*0'Neill,toneJof^!|^|  the judges, says" that the accident'caused��p?_|  a 10Bs"of,fully>three_inche"s ih~their---rec*?fS_il  .ord. >��.-'    '"'"-'      .',  %'     '^/.^Vil  The jtfdges'of.the contest were David<lW|  'O'Neill, Pet'er Joyce,'1andiJrh"6mas^Ryan.|^l  Van^,B  De Lashmutt was tlmekeeper;?%sf?:s,  Of the six teams expected for the'cbn-^^S  test but five entered.  The tea_n-Lfrom*ijg;|  Sumpter, ^Oregon, was unable toiattend.'C^l  The remaining two teams ''will^contest^^pl  this afternoon at the big tent*a�� 2j304ji5g*|l  o'clock. The teams are the Butte team.-jjfpl  composed of James Freethey, who, with"j*||  Joseph Davey, made a record "here 'five^^i  years ago, and Walter Bradshaw, -and^l  the Osburn* (Idaho) team, composed, of*rfjg |  Patterson and Cummings /'..-^'YSt  Considerable speculation is being in-ir^  dulged in as to the outcome of the final _*||  contests   today.   Some   are, inclinedr-j to ~*||p;|  believe that ,the record of the Sandon*i*|fel  team will be beaten by the Butte team.s|^S|  W. M. Ross and George S. MeLeod, the^f.!  British. Columbia drillers, are no acci-'cjJ^M  dental team, but have a long"record o_.&��j|  contests covering drilling r.hampionsMn^^  meets in several states. Both were ath^-c^i  letes before they were drillers. The prac-'?^  tice of Scotch games and the handling.,'**?'!  of the weights in field contests likely!?^  founded the physical ability that* broke/jif^I  the record last night. Mr. Ross is a min-C\i^l  er from the Rawhide mine at Phoenix/^1  and Mr. MeLeod was a blacksmith atv-f^l  the Star rhine at Sandon. While in Call-^?1  Show Opens Today.  CRANBROOK, September 2.5, 3:-4fta.m.  .���[Special to The. Tribune.] ��� East  Kootenay's first annual mineral, .agricultural and Industrial exhibition opens  ,here at 1 o'clock this afternoon. Everything promises that it will be a success.  fornia __r. Ross held the coast' recordi^l  in the 16-pound hammer throw withoutyi&rl  the turn, at 103 feet and bad a record"Jt4|  of 44 feet 6 inches in putting the 16-}.i*. [  pound shot. MeLeod won a shot puttingf-**s,|  contest in Kaslo, B. C, with tho big put ,,_|  of 43 feet 8 1-2 inches. AU of theso rec- '"'"  ords mark the men as high class ath-4  letes. -     ' *  In speaking of other drilling contests'-  he had been in with Mr. Ross, Mr. Mc/V.J  Leod said: "At Nelson this year on Do-    ,'  minion Day wc drilled for a cup and the"   .*���  championship of British Columbia, and   p.  were entered by the superintendent of   ,  the Slocan Star mine at Sandon as hav-    '���'  ing  been  employed  at  that  mine  for   ;���  thirty  days  previous   to   the   contest.     '  After  eight  minutes  drilling we  split  the rock, having drilled 29 1-8 inches.   ->  Tho   other   teams   had   withdrawn.   In ���" f  Phoenix on Labor Day we drilled against. .  five teams and won by several inches , '  with a depth of 43 Inches. ��� *   -  *. c  :   IS LORD MINTO A MEDDLER? \;  A Serious Charge Made. ' ":  MONTREAL, September 24.���A story ��'*  Is in circulaton that   the   government;'.'  recommended that knighthoods be con-'\  ferred on the mayors of   Quebec   and  Montreal and   on   senator   Drummond.     *  Mayor Prefontaine was asked this morn- - "  ing to  tell what  he  knew  about the    ,"  matter and replied:   "It Is quite correct. *.'  The government recommended the three '  names In question, bu t the  governor-  general , without  consulting his  prime  minister, undertook to change the recommendations, an action heretofore unheard of."-   Tho Hop Crop Is Short,  SAN FRANCISCO, September '24.���M.  E.. Lovedale, secretary of the State Hop-  Grower's Association, has issued a circular, in which he estimates that the  crop is short on the Pacific coast between 18,000 and 21,000 bales. " Ea_S!_-j_____-  a 0  ZLSSSXrttJ&WSBS  THE NELSON TBIBUNE,  WEDNESDAY MORNING,  SEPTEMBEE 25, 1901  to  to  S5-  -I-*-1.  (ft  to  to  to  to  m  /?.  *$.  to  to  aoDM:^-A-isr"3r  INCORPOK VTED 1670.    *.  WE  OFFER MANY LINES  OF  LADIES' WEAR    BOOTS & SHOES  GENTS' FURNISHINGS  AT GREATLY REDUCED PRICES  We wish to clear out our present stock as much as  possible before our new goods arrive. "Watch.our window display and note the prices on the Furs.  THE lUBSOFS BAY COMPANY  BAKES STREET, NELSON", B. 0.  m  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ���__*  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  WALL  PAPER  This is usually the dull  boason for Wall Papor.  But to keep it moving  we have made up bundle-  of ull loin that liavo run do.vn in quantity.  Wo pl.ico theso on tale at prices llm. will cer.  Uuniy mo\o them; original coat has boon quite  lost sight of in making Iho prico. Io many of  theso romDtint,. (ho quantity i. sufficient for  even a large room. Tho high standard ot our  papers is now well known and not of ton does  an opportunity oiler lo buy such papers at  from 5 to 121 cents por roll. I( noD ready to  paper just now anticipate jour fall --.outs.  THOMSON STATIONERY CO. Ltd  NELSON. B. C.  M  <fe^^e_e.���_ee��$* m *$��a����a��a>^#*  WHOLESALE DIRECTORY,  "-      '* ASSAYERS' SUPPLIES.   "~W.~ F. TE___C__EcTY4rca^COB_FEH OF  Baker    and    Josephine    streets,    Nelson,  '���wholesale dealers In assayers supplies.  Agents   for   Denver  Fire   Clay 'Company,  ��� Denver, Colorado.  '   COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  fr  tZfr.. lTTTEVANSa& CO.-BAKER. STBEET,'  !f&\~ ���--Nelson, -wholesale dealers in ���;'liquors,  ' ���'cleats, cement, lire brick and firo,' clay,  ���water pipe and steel rails, and general  "j&s.   '��on-rnl<-3.on.merchants. . [  ��**-*_- ���*. ., ���.,_,...i  -���[  *-.,-,$.-* 1���r '���" --^^=- -   $$&*   '     . ELECTRICAL  SUPPLIES.,-. J_   _  ���Ss^.' ^KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY &  P't't-YConstruction Company���Wholesale dealers  ���pt'X-Ktn telephones, annunciators, bells, Datter-  &'V. * ics. electric fixtuies and,appliances.^ llous-1  jtty i ton B-iock.Nelson. ,  -"   .       .  !���*���.' - "" '  CARPENTERS' UNION MEETS WED-  nesday evening of each week at 7 o'clock,-  in Miners' Union ��� Hhll. C. J. Clayton,'  president;-Alex. B. Murray, secretary:.. ,  PAINTERS' UNION MEET THE FIRST)  and thud Fridays in each month at Min-'  ers' Union Ilall at 7:30 sharp., Walter R.i  Kee, president; Henry Bennett, secretary.f  PLASTERERS' UNION* MEETS EVERY'  Monday-evening In the Elliot, Block, at 8  o'clock. J. D. Moyer, president; William  Vice, secretary. P. O. Box 161.  Fred Peters/who is also a Grit, was a  political power in Prince Edward Island; but the people of British Columbia  are not hankering to give Mr. Peters the  job 'of managing their affairs political,  even if; their chosen representatives do  make a mess of it at times. .  ^**^**-^*'tS*-^-'^-'^-^'--S'^'--i5^^^^,'^L*^'^v'5-? __fl  ^ff,?0"'0!f'00!0*'00'0*'00'00t700'00'^'00**00r*00'00'00    "J}  ���       * OTiJX tl TIT rt��TTTTTrT_ TT TTTTTT TTT*_���_���_���_ .fTt TTH  0  00 * 00 '00 * 00 00 * 00  <>--���_, ���*_�����, ���>����^ ���**-__. ���^���*>--_t*'_tok> .s^^^>_K*'i-_r*>^T?*--3-r*^  ,-fl___fi______'-  LADIES' SUNSHADES  AT HALF PEICE.  UMBRELLAS AT CUT  * PRICES.  :>3gTTTT_firTT^T_!yTT^��trrXTT"TT-ri_r*'  .���ttxxxfi  rvme  36 Baker Street, Nelson.  rmXXXTXXXXZTXXZXIZXZITZXXXIZZZXXXZZX]  1 W  LACE ALLOVERS,        H %L  H     RIBBONS, VEILINGS,      11 f&\  ij      DBESS TRIMMINGS       B .X>  "      A��_   T>V_T_TW____r_  'Dt>TQjjg! *&*  AT REDUCED PRICES.  i____.i___l���_____iit-iit_  W AUTUMN  GOOD  m$\ �� _���..  m'th^p. >  .   FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  .,,,.M.i.B.R*.S & CO.-BAICER STBEET,1  i-SW Nelson, wholesale dealers -in fresh^ and*  __*_  a cured meats. Cold storage. -      ? ".'    '  ���C^r".'^'* Z"''-' GROCERIES. . ''' " '���'  !���_/_���"---/_. '1AA.UDU^iALi1> \. Co.-���_ _*__.-.ai.!".*_���_���'''  'Mzi "F^ntTand Hall streets, Nelson.-wliolesale  j8fr?__wen? and- jobbers in blankets gloves.,  m�� niltts, boots, rubbers,, maeklnaws and,min-  "^"'^ers', sundries. _   -*��� ~_, .-'.-*   <  |-S^OTENAY SUPPLY COMPANY, LIM-fr.  3 ^Ited^-Vernon    street,    Nelson,<, wholesale  l&.rsroeerny^  ^fe-'JOHN .'CHOLDITCH ..&/ CO.  s-Jfe -<* Btreet, 'Nelson, .wholesale grocers.  ^.. W t. GRIFFIN ' & CO.-FRONT STREET,  '       . Nelson,- wholesale   dealers   In   provision.  CO.-FRONT  IT  \   .','Nelson,   wnoiesaie   u-iiiwa   ___  )!'&,���> f'-tJiifed-wpats. butter and ef?f.a.  B-'Tfi   ' ' ������  FSf-'. ^*:'~LI.QTJORS,'AND DRY' G002?S^Y_.  '"^ ^7tuknerT;~beeton~X^  i It-"', Vernon   and * Josephine   streets, ^ Nelson,,  ''-?- /wholesale dealers in liquors, cigars and dry  t-J-J, goods." Agents for Pabst Brewing Company  ' ���- rot Milwaukee and.Calgary Brewing Company ���'ot> Calgary.        * ,i  FRATERNAL SOCIETIES.  "^EI_SoJri_ODGErNOr23TA. F., &;  A. M.* meets second Wednesday inj-  each month. Sojourning brethren,  invited./  * ,       - -_:_#     /,  NELSON ROYAL ARCH CHAPTEItf  No. 123, G. R. C���Meets third .Wednesday."  Sojourning companions *. invited. George'  Johnstone,  Z.;  E.   W.  Matthews,  S.  E.     <  NELSON AERIE, NO. 22 F. O. E.���,  Meets second and fourth..Wednesdays of'  each month at "Fraternity-'.-Hall. George*-  .Bartlett, president; J. ,,V. Morrison,-sec-t  retary.-     ���.���������....      >       ,..-.    .y   .-    j  '-_ KOOTENAY TENT NO. 7,A K. O. T.' M.���'  Regular meetings flrst and- third-Thurs-'  days���of each month.-'Visiting Slr^Knights  are   cordially invited   to , attend.. Dr.   W.  'Rose,'B. K.; Ar W. Purdy,\Cotn.;*G. A..  ��� Brown. P. C.   .  - ���-���. .* " v>"' -   .  f.-!  I*. -J-  w ���  ' \y ��� ;  WINES AND CIGAR^^J^^  . "cAElFORN-y^Wirra^O^ANY, LIMI-  . ted���Corner of Front and Hall streets, Nel-  "son, wholesale dealers in wines.^case and  i bulk," and domestic and Imported cigars.  K *  BUSINESS DIKECTORY.  J. V      <   - -.       ri   - -   ,   -  r  ^ARCHITECTS.;  A   C. EWART.���ARCHITECT,  ROOM 3,  Aberdeen Block,  Baker Street, Nelson. ���*���  I  CHOP HOUSE.  '    PIONEER*    CHOP     -HOUSE.      JOHN  Spear, proprietor, opposite Queen's Hotel,)  'Baker street, Nelson. Open day and night.'  Lunches a specialty. Picnic and traveling,  .=I.artle3-BUpplled_on-Shorte3t_notlce..-r. ...*���;  DRAYAGE.  FURNITURE, TIANOS, SAFES, ETC.,  moved carefully at reasonable rates. Apply J. T. Wilson, Phone 270, Prosser's second Hand store, Ward street.  FURNITURE.  D. J  ROBERTSON & CO., FURNITURE  dealers,  undertakers and embalmers.  Day  'phone No. 292, night 'phone No. 207. Next  ��� new   postoiiice   building,   Vernon   street,  Nelson.   CLASSIFIED ftLDS.* ���:  ;  ., ������    ;      ARTICLfig ;F0R^S4LE. ^      ___'  \   SEWING MACHINES  OF ALL KINDS'  ' for sale or re it at the-Old-Curiosity-Shop.  v^*'    >_,      for R-^tV; .-;.**    ,.' f  - SIX 'BOOM COTTAGE -AT" BALFOUR*  to let by the month or for the season.- Im-_-  mediate possession. Good ..fishing.. Apply'  C. W.c'Busk,*. .Kokanee creek.' Phone 6Ca.'  Or to R. H. Williams, Baker street, Nelson.  : * .' "      ' FOR SALE.     *' '   ' ' ,  CANARISS'FOR'SALE.- SINGI.KS FROM  52; females ?1.   Address P. O.. Krie, B.C.  HELP -WANTED.  WANTKD ��� SIONID MASONS, SAWYEK.f  waitiess, edger for nawi-ull, sccood cook, dishwasher., lnuTidress. No.sou i.mploy_ueut Agency.   Phone 2*8. ... 1  '-EMPLOYMENT'AGENCIES.   '      "*  HELP, FURNISHED���WRITE, TELE-.  phone, telegraph or inquire Western Cana-!  dian. Employment Oflice,, Nelson. Phone'  270. Storage���1 have-a large warehouse for1  storing' household or other goods. H. A.*  ' Profeser. ���' .     ' f  WANTED HELP OF ALL KINDS.���'  Oiders for help receive prompt and careful attention. R. Purdy, Employment.  Agent, Stanley street, Nelson. Telephone'  44. P. O. Box 582.  Mxlbmxz  TEAS.  WE HAVE INDIAN, CEYLON, AND  China teas in great variety, choicest quality. We makp a specialty of blending teas  and soil them in any quantity at lowest  rates. Kooteriay Coffee Company.  JAPAN TEA OF ALL KINDS TO SUIT  your taste. Sun cured. Spider Leg, Pan  Fired; in bulk er packages. Kootenay Coffee Company.  THAT FINE BLEND OF CEYLON TEA  we are selling at 30 cents per pound Is  giving the best of satisfaction to our many  customers.   Kootenay   Coffee   Company.  -   WANTED���MINING PROPERTIES.  . FREE MILLING GOLD PROPERTIES.  We aro anxious to secure a few free milling gold properties at once. Tho Prospectors' Exchange, Nelson, B. C, '"Room 4,-  K. W. C. Block.  OOLD, COPPER, SILVER, LEAD  mines and prospects wanted. Send report  and samples to the Prospectors' Exchange,  Nelson, B. C, Room 4, K. W. C. Block.  Sdtiqes- of meetings.  TRADES AND LABOR UNIONS.  __  ..  _vilNEK!_ UNION, NO. 98, W. F. of M.���  Meets in Miners' Union Hall, northwest  corner of Baker and Stanley streets, every  Satuiday evening at 8 o'clock. Visiting  members welcome. M. R. Mowat, president; James Wilks, secretary. Union scale  of wages for Nelson district per shift: Machine men $3.60, hammersmen $3 25, muckers, carmen, shovelers, and other underground laborers $3.     i    1  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.  I.  BARBERS' UNION, NO. IOC, OF THE  International Journeymen Barbers' Unloa  of America, ,_aeet_ l_r_ t and third Mondays  vt eacjh month la Miners' Union Hail at  S:30 -sharp. Visiting members invited. R.  KcKabon, president; J. H. MaU-eoon, _wo-  ttet-UCT-freasawr; J_ ft ___*aan��r, ntxmOog  st_?w___c|fr#-r*. W^'  SUBSCRIPTION   RATES.  Dally by mall, ono month $  50  Daily by* mail, thieo months  123  Daily by mall,.six months 2 50  Daily  by mail,  ono  year  5 00  Daily, by carrier, one month 100  Daily by carrier,  throe months 2 50,  Daily by carrier,  six months  5 00  Daily by carrier,  one year 10 00  Semi-weakly by mall,  three months...     50  Semi-weekly by mail, six months 1 0U  Semi-weekly by mall,  one jear 2 00  Pottage to Great Britain added.  ADVERTISING  RATES.  Display Advertisements run regularly  jier inch  per month $4 00  li run less than a month, ptr inch per  insertion         25  Cla..siiled Ad. and Legal Notices, per  word for-flrst insertion       1  For each additional Insertion, per  word           1-2  Wholesale and Business Directory Ads  (classified), per line per month     GO  Notices of meeting, of Fraternal Societies and Trades Unions, 'per line  por month  .-...*..    25  Address all letters���  THE  TRIBUNE  ASSOCIATION,   Ltd.  John Houston, Manager. Ncjson, B. C.  According to a Montreal dispatch,  lord Minto used his position as gover-,  nor-general of Canada" to deprive the.'  mayor cf Montreal and the mayor of  Quebec and senator Drummond of tho  honors of knighthood. Rather small  business for a governor-general to engage in, if the report is true. But Canada has had some pretty small-minded  men as governors-general, even though  they have been of the nobility.  Who delegated D. J. Munn of New  Westminster and William Templeman  of Victoria and Fred Peters of Vancouver to arrange legislation for British  Columbia? The people of the province  havo not made the request through the  ballot-box. And judging.from the campaign experiences of the Victoria senator in the past and the very recent unwillingness of the New Westminster  canner to take chances at the ballot-box,  the people are not anxious to delegate  to either of theso two Grit politicians  thej*ow-_-to__Bilffltbe_r_laimIti��___i^.  I ''.       r .       ,_- �����  Several well-known residents.of this  province who held offices of honor���men  who were enterprising and took chances  with their own money-*-were retired to  private life simply because" the people  were led to believe that they were'self-  seekers, that they used their official position to advance their own personal,in-  terests as against the interests of the  people. The people may have been.misled; may have-judged these'men wrongly. History would' only be repeating  itself, however,-if some of 'the men who-  are now taking - an active - part in'our  affairs political were retired- from of-  .,1 *     . .        if, >  flees of honor, once the people begin to  understand the selfish motives that actuate them". Will the crowd that1 are now  -work'ing so hard  to7 secure^ provincial  ''     *      .        1 - - *���*. *     '1 *  .and. Dominion subsidies .for the V. V.  *    1,1 .... _.._ ,��� .    _���.*.  &.E.<railway succeed?N-Iftthey.ido, they  ���will be-enriched'by thousands,^whilst  the people will'be made pay the-piper.  '"-'  -> Canadian "Girl* Was lNufse.r" -'    ,  , - Miss-Grace Mackenzie,' the young Canadian 'iiurse who'was called from* Phila-  dilphiato the bedside ^'���president Mc-  YKihley^ is well known in Toronto. Her,  . father,' the "late Willi'anf .-Mackenzie, a  'native'of' Letter ewe, Rosshiref Scotland,  resided at Gait for 'many.'years',  con-'  nected'with the Gowan, Works and the  Gore* Mutual. He, after wards becaine'one  "of the*'most*popular cominercial**'travel-  ors in Canada and-died only a couple  of years .ago. Miss'Mackenzie was born'  in Ediuburg and spent her childhood in  Gait.1; She went from Galt'toUKe. Ken-'  (sington   Hospital , forf, Women.  '_ from'  ^whicli she graduated*, witti high' honors.1  Two years ago her slcill as'a nurse attracted the-attention of Dr.'Rixey and  other'surgeons/of high, repute, and "she.  has,been constantly, engaged by them'  on cases of, difflcultyy.and importance/  including  that'  of"- Mrs.J Lyman 'Gage,  wife   of - the   secretary   of   the   United'  States treasury/Hiss,Mackenzie reached'  the Milburn. residence on Tuesday afte'r[  the  shooting  was   placed   at "once  in  charge of the - nursing, at which post!  she continued until the^end came.  Call and see our Fall Mantles and Ladies' Ready-to-wear Felt Hats.  (f\ Ladies' Furs, Ladies' Flanelette and Plaid Shirt Waists.  *" WOOL MATTRESSES AND EIDERDOWN GUILTS  to  to  to  to:  to  First lot of -m  to  NEW GOODS ASRIV1H0 DAILY '*��  to  -i-_-i---.-..��.m-TTTTCTi--Ti-J-um--_xr  FBAROAINS IN -  VALISES, TKTTNK3    AND   -     '  TRAVELING BAGS.  iiri��.-:i-iinTiiTTTTTiTTTrrTnriitii_.i---3  fed Irvine & Co.  TyrT_fTT^r"^xn:^y"''  36  Bakep Street  LADIES' EID GLOVES  50 CENTS PEE PAIB  SEE OUE WASH  KID GLOVES.  ���m  to  M  %^*��?��� --S? * ^f ��� !______*' fS��_ '<Sf' f0-*00 * 00 *^0 'i^^'00*^0 *00"* 00 *00.. 000.  ��TV*    ��� ^*i ��� 5^. '"���k ��� ^^�� ^_k ��� *>%��� ^^�� ^*^�� ^-_k�� ^���k. ^^->_2__��* >^^* ^^�� ^fc. ��� ^-% _'��__*__0  . .-_-_>^_-_^^___��. <____y0_m___>-H-i .____>____. _���__��� Si.--*^____i_.____________________________________��_____,5___.s___. \mg ___________ ___a___a ^^a.   ___-,_--_?-���*_?-*__.    li    ��g ^��w ^__��_m_____ia___s��^.-^ir  V,'^^^^r��,*^-'��'^''5''^^''5r--C.*'^��,S��,S��'^'^        Ml 700t^-007*00'00-0j0*00 7zSr2i.j00.^ySrST^r^viS79'K  Honoring a, Canadian.     ">   - '  *   Ned Hanlan/the Canadian, oarsman,  1.    .       .i. v** ^       _ t_      r  never fought a battle in his life, neithei",  <*-i<l he^corner the Spanish .fleet in'Manila harbor and blow them to pieces,!  nevertheless" the good people of*'Columbia university are doing the admiral'  Dewey act and building "the .world's'  famous" a residence in New York, as!  a small token that he is a greater coach'  __2_JL-tiag^.hpnT'^r-'pV'?r..wp.g ���  ��   Improving.  KINGSTON, Ontario, September 24.���  Principal Grant was much improved^this  morning, and hope is now expressed for'  his recovery. * , '  Ut,  id.  im  to:  VBRRKIW �� CALDWELt  ;     ,    PROVISIONS  AND  PRODUCE.    -  OUR-LEADERS- '.'-���������'   -'  '"' The .well-krown Newdale,Creamery.Butter     _  1 "' * "vl.    In all sized'packages and l-poimd brlcka, ;      * -_,.  -  -1    " September Selected Ontario Cheese* -  '  . V Choice Matured( Canadian Stilton ^Cheese  y"y Fresh' Bogustown^ Ranch'Eggs  ��� ��� -  Sole Agents for Regal Brand Tea,,'Coffee and Spice's  w.  Baker Street,  NelsTon.jB. C.  Morrison & Caldwell  11.  -,'>*-.*.  :_"-_���". '.'../*   -���  E. FERGUS0N & GO.  -.-���. I    r.   I' ��  _  On tho construction of the Arrowhead &  Kootenay railway ln the Lardo district.  HIGHEST WAGES PAID  In order to secure men without delay  ordinary labor will be paid (2.25 por day'  and axemen $2.50 per day.  ;," WHOLESALE LIQUORS AND CIGARS.  Vi 'NiSLSON/BRltlSH^COLUMBIAr V-        :'  '' "- ' '    *-'->���    "     '   ��� -  1 r        .      'A.: x  A COMPLETE LIKE OF C/\NAbi/\N AND IMPORTED,LIQUORS.  Eainer Seattle) Beer jn pints'and'quarts.', Dogs Head Ale and Stout in  '���"' ' ��� pints and quarts,  'Zola< Wine, the best Temperance drink."-  Our'Speoial Canadian' Eye in 5a and 63. '-.  Dawson's Perfeotion Sootoh'Vhiske*..       Granada pure Havana_Ci*;ars._  A COMPLETE LINE OF  Front' Doors  Inside Doors  r   '   Screen. Doprs  Windows g  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring;  . ,. *     local and cooar.    *  . Newel- Posts  "Stair Rail/,  -    Mouldings" :  Shingles     /  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  t ol al! hinds, .-*       ,  IF WHAT TOtT WANT Ifl NOT IN* _T__X  WK WT__ MAKB rr jrOR-TOD'  CALti AND OJET J>B10EB,  RATX AND ���_>__ "THK-RTfi. N_T.RON  Uuion Cigars, a full 'range inprioea.   Cards andToker-Ohips.  1. '     ��� "  Agents Brunswick-Balke Gpllender Billiard  tables and Supplies.  ��************Hi *************  Hi r  1^ .  <\_  Hi.  Hi  \_  Hi  Hj  *  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hj  Hi  Hi  ,Hj  Hi  .til  _*>  Hi  iV'  Hi  tk<  *  9  9  9  9  ���**-.  '��  *  'Vt  fVk  <L************9************&  THESE'  HOT DAYS  "QUENCH   ,,  YOUR  THIRST,WITH  Anheuser-BnBCh  Beer, Pabst,(Mil-  ���vvauKee Boor. Calgary Be_r, -Roia-  w*rer *���_ Co. Beer.  Gosiicll Deer, and  Doublo Jersey  Butteriallk.  MANHATTAN  SALOON  *    1  Double Jerafty*.  -_Sutt_r____.  '.���nn^T.-arjrjiiit-mHi -*!!_-_-_  GOOD STATION WORK  CAN BB SBCUKED.  ������       ���  For   further   partlpuiara   apply t to   the  Nels_fa Employment Agencies ,or to  CARLSON & PORTER  OO \ TRACTORS. ��� ���*        '  R. REISTEBEK _* CO.  j  BRHW<:_-! AND ___T_n__l OV  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  KOOTENAY  COFFEE CO.  ******'******************���  'J ����� *���  Coffee Roasters  1 D8a,er��ln Tea and Coffee  ************************  Wo are offering at lowest prloes tbe beet  grades ot  -Teas. *  Ceylon, India,,'G  * pr.  bina  add Japan  ' Our Bes . Mocha and Java Coffee, per  ���   '                       *  pound  .   ito  Mooha and Java Blend, 3 pounds..... 1 00  Choice Blend Coffee, _ pounds  1 00  Special Blond Coffee, 6 pounds  1 00  Bio Blend Coffoe, 6 pounds  1 00  Special "Blend Ceylon Tea, per pound SO  Prompt and regular delivery to the trade  BREWERY   AT   NELSON  H/fariden fjouse  Baker and Ward  Streets,  Nelson.  The only hotel ln Nelaon that has remained under one management since _S90.  The b.d-roonu "v well furnished and  lighted  by  electric-��...  The bar i�� always ��u___-a n..  the best  domestic ana imported liquors ahd cigar*.  3__-D_MU_B ___U_D_nfc<__n^_i_��-r. '  Porto Rico Lumber Co.  (LIMITED)  CORI.EK OV '"  HRNDRYX AND VaRJSTON STRKKTS  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY GOFFEE CO.  Telephone 177.  P. 0. Box 182.'  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON.  R. B. REILEY  biJCi-KSSOR JO H. D. ASHCROFT.  BLACKSMITH AND WOOD WORK Eli  EXPERT H-ltSESHOEIMC.  Special attention given to all kinds at  jf-pairios and custon) work troxa outeide  polata.Bea.vr lolta xaacte to   .____��� ao  ^ _-=_ __j__   *'jk("  Rough and  Dressed  Luniber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in,  StocK-  We carry a complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive,  prompt attention  Porto Rico Lumber Go. Ltd.  FOR SALE  5000 Treasury Shares ln the Similkameen Valley Coal Company, Limited.  50,000 Treasury Shares In the Royston Gold Mines, Limited.  Choice lots in Bogustown.  Properties in all parts of the City.  Apply to  EEGEfALD J_ STEEL  ���__���_���____���_____  HENM'S KUBSEBIES  APIARY r\ND. GREENHOUSES  Greenhouse and Beading out Plants.  '   Lowest   Prices. '  i  EEE SXTPPLIBS. SHEDS, P_QRTH-IZ___C_S  .Agricultural   implements,   lruit   bastotsi  and   crates',   fruit   and   ornamental   trees,  bulbs-for fall planting'.   -    *,  A. R. BARROW, A.M.1.CE.  -      PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner of Victoria and Kootenay Streets,  P. O. Box 559. TELEPHONE NO. 95.  SHEEIPFS SALE.  -Provinco of Briti-h Columbia^ Nelaon West  Kootenay. To wit:  Under and by virtue of a Warrant of Kxccu-  tjon issued our, of tho SnlaH Debts Court of Grand  Jo-Its. B. 0.. at tho suit of the Helber BrewinK  Company, plaintiffs, and to ind directed against  the goods and chattels of Kdv.ai.1 Dufour, flflfen- '  danc, I have beiaedand taken in execution all iho  rij-nr, title and interest of;the and defendant,  >J_iward Dufour, in the mineral claim known as  , and called "N. Uonaparte."sitnate close to Craig-  ���town, anda relocation of tho Surprise mineral  claim, located on tho ninth day of November,,  A. _>.. 1900. and recoided in tho ofllco of the Mining Kecorder for tho Nolson Mining Division of  th..West Kootenay District, on tho fom th day of  November, _..n��� 1901 to recover tho sum.of  . ixii i-cveu dolI-HM and interest on tho f-aid sum  from tho twenty-first day of August," A.D., J'.I,  ,ot the iftte of five per centum per annum, besides  bhoriil s poundsgo, oflicei 's fee and all other legal  incidental expenses, all of which I .hall expose  for sale, or sufflcicno thoreof to satisfy said judgment, debts and costs at my office, next, to tho  Court Houso in the City of Nelson, on Tu��sday.  tho 2Jth day of September, _!��1, at iho hour of  eleven o clock in tho forenoon.  NOTK-Intonding purchasers will satisfy thorn-  selves us to inlerest and titlo of tho said defendant. -      < ���        ,, ���  Dat. d at Nelson, B.C., tho 12th' day of September, 1001.          - S. P  TUCK,   Shoiif. of South Kootonay.  NOTIOE TO-DELINQUENT 00-0WNEE.  To John J. McAndrews or to any person  or persons to whom he may ha.ve trans-  *��� ferred his interest in the Black Diamond  minoral claim, situate on the north bide  of  Bear  creek,   about three  miles from  the town of Ymir, lying bouth* of and adjoining the Evennig Star mineral claim,  Nelson mining division of West Kootenay  district,   and  recorded" in   the  recorder's  office for the Nelson mining- division  You and each of you aro hereby notified  that   I   have   expended   two* hundred  and  twelve    dollars    and  . twenty-five     cents  ($212 25)   in  labor and  improvements  upon  the above mentioned mineral claim in order  to hold said mineral claim under the pro-  ���visions of the Mineral Act, and'if within  ninety days from  the date of_thls notice���  -you fall or iofu_c to eontiibute your portion of all such expenditures- together with  nil  costs of advertising, your interests in  the -aid claims will become the property  of thev subscriber under section 4 of an act  entitled,   "An Act  to Amend  the  Mineial  Act, 1900 JOHN DEAN.  Dated at .Nelson this llth day of September, 1901.  Catalogues Free.  3009 Westminster JKnad.  Vancouver  \l. H. PLAYFORD & GO. ��  ^g> ***e ***��***** ************  fi li  9  9  9  9  9  9  *  9  9  9  9'  5 TOBACCO  MADDEN   BLOCK  KELSON.  9  9  9  9  9  9  % -P.O. Bos 637.  AND  9  . 9  9  Hj  \-  Hi  CIGAR i  MERCHANTS.  Telephone 117.. $  **************************  TIMBEE LEASE NOTIOE.  Notice is hereby given that in thirty  days we intend to apply to the chief commissioner of lands and works for permission to cut and carry away Umber oif the  below described lands situated on Lock-  hart creek, one mllo anu one eighth oust  fiom Kootenay lake, commencing at a post  marked northwest corner, running e+st  120 chains, thence north 10 chains, thence  east 120 chains, thence south 40 chains,  thei ce west 120 chains, thence south 10  chains, thence west 120 chains, thence north  40 chains to place of commencement.  NELSON SAW   *. PLANING MILLS, Ltd.  Nolson. B. C. August 16th. 1901.  NOTIOE.  Owing tn change in im.naf-.ment all accounts  due the Hotel Humo Company, Ltd.. must bo  paid to me on or beforo th�� ,'JOth day of September, 1901. If not, samo will bf* placed in tho  hands of a collector. J. FRED HUME.  Nolson, B C, Soptomber 20th, 1901.  NOTIOE.  NOTICE Is h .rcby given that I intend to apply  at the nexr, sitting of the Board of License Commissioners for the City <if Nelson to be hold at  the expiration ot thirty davs i< om the date hereof,  for a tiansfer of th.-) Itetail Liquor Liconfe now  held by me for tlie premisses known a** the  Bodega Saloon, situate on the cast h_lf of Inc  nino j1*) in block onf (1), in the said City of Nelson, to Willinm Walmsley and Edward C. Dav  id son, both of the said City ot NelEon.  Dated this llth day of September 1001.  ' W. G. ROBINSON.  Witness : E. C. Davidson.  W. P. TIERNEY  Telephone 285.      '       i  AGENT FOR GALT COAL  Office:   Two Doors West C. P. B. Offlee,  ��  Hi  Hi  Hi  0*  ��_  _>'  tii  %  &:********* ************G#  ARTHUR   ,OEE  iYl___H.ANT T/yiOR  'LADIE-*' TULOI.  MAI'E BUITd.  B VCKR  STKEE'i* JiAflT.  , t.v.C1    -S&^K-Sl-t._f-?^*.-f*-  ^^b_.z^JT* *r~-=-fc--  T 1-.V- -v  i t   ._  NOTIOE.  Wo bpg f o notify tho meichants and business  men of Nelson that wc havo purchased the business aud gopd will of tho Pacific Tian.fer Company, which it is our intoiition of incorporating  with the business of tho Nelbon Freighting &  Transfer Company, we remain jours  It. H. WILLIAM**.  Manager Nelson I. & T. Co.  NOTIOE*  Notice is hereby given that I intend to  apply at the nexf sitting of the board of  license commissioners for the City  of Nelson, to be held after the expiration  of thirty days from the date hereof, for a  tiansfer of the retail liquor license now  held by me as tho representative of the  John Johnson estate, for tho premises  known as the Silver King Hotel, situate on  Baker street, In the said City of Nelson,  on lots 7 and 8 in block 10, sub-division of  lot 95, to M. A- Naismith of tho said City  of Nelson. CAROLINA THELIN.  Witness: G. A. THEL TN.  -  Dated this ___ 4ay at Se_)-____er, _9QL j  '.-���*)  1 - <      . "  I- ���  *.- r-* \.. ���- ���-_.- *v ��� -*^'3s!&r^^^^tr^-pH^_sn  TEE NELSON TRIBUNE,  WEDNESDAY MORNINa,  SEPTEMBER 25, 1901  .V  ,   - .,   - T��_-  v . -  1  ��� r -  *- -"V  AM 01 I0NTBSAL  CAPITAL, all paid up...������Jlg.OOO.OM-OO ���  KHST    7.000,000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       4_7,180.80  Lord Strathcona and Mount) Royal ...Prosidont  Hon. Georgo A. Drummond ......Vice-President  E. S. Clo.-U__ Gonoral Manager  NKLSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and I_oo-_nay BU-oeto.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Managor.  JBranol-.es ln London (England) Nbw York,  Chicago, and all tho principal cities in Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  Transfers.  Grant Commercial and Travelers' Credits,  available ln any^pi.rt of the world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Etc  Saving's Bank Branch  CURRENT RATE OF INTEREST PAID,  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  WITH WHICH IS AMALGAMATED  THE  BANK  OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Paid-up Capital,      ���    -     ���     $8 000,000  Reuorve Funfl.       ....  $2,000,000  ACQRECATE RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000.  Hon, Geo. A. Cox,  President.  B. _. Walker,  General Manager  London Offloe, 60 Lombard Street. B. O.  New York  Offloe, 16   Dxchange   Place.  and (1. Branuhos in Canada and the  United States.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Interest allowed on deposits.   Present rate  three per cont.  GRANGE V. HOLT; '/  , , Manager Nelson Branch.  MPEBIAL BAM  BEAD OFFICE, TORONTO.  Capital (paid up)  Rest   ^ -  $2,600,000  $1,850,000  H. S. HOWLAND President).  D. R, "VVTLKIK '. U._er_l Manager.  E. HAY i Inspeotor.  SAVINC3   BANK   DEPARTMENT.  THB   O-BRKNT  BATK   OB*   IKTEBBST  ALLOWED.  <yM  *  '-f  -"Hi  urry up!  We are Waiting for You, and will  Give, You "White Treatment."  A DOCTOR'S  CONFESSIONS  How He Built Up His Practice.  I am bound to say that n little humbug goes a long -way in the early days  of a medical career, said a family doctor with a largo suburban practice; and  although, of course, I cannot pretend to  defend it, I found it most useful in giving me" a start.  When I began my career, nearly 30  years ago I was not only without -.the  necessary money to buy a practice) but  I was already a married man. Undeterred by this double handicap, I took  a house in what, after careful inquiry,  I considered to be a promising, suburb,  affixed a brass plate^to my door, and prepared to receive patients. ,       "  For three months-not a single patient  came my way; there were already two  doctors in the fleld, who divided between  tli cm all the practice there was; and, as  my exc_.ee*. tier was dwindling to the  vanishing point I saw that it was quite  time to form a new plan of campaign.  The, following Sunday the congregation of our"fashionable church was disturbed by the appearance of a small'boy,  who rushed panting up the aisle and  spoke a few hurried words to me. I  snatched my hat, and with a'look'-of  great concern en my face, hurried* out  of the church followed by the eyes of  half the congregation. '   -  The following night the neighbors  were disturbed twice by a furious knock-  --ing on my cioor, and" a few minutes  later -those who furtively raised the  blind might of seen me rush blindly out  into the streefin the direction, presumably, of a patient-, in ,the extremis. > If  their vision had been less restricted  they would have seen my pace-moderate  rfter I had turned '_he"corner of the  street, and within five minutes *I had  smuggled myself quietly into the house  again by the back enhance. -���   *  An evening or two later I had volun-  teered--to**give'a lecture on "A'Sound  Mind in a Healthy-Bod:*"-to the local  debating society. .The hour of the meeting came, but no' lecturer with it. A  cuarter of an-hour, half an hour, passed, and the small audience, which had  shown exemplary,, patience,-/was beginning to grow ,ve_ y restless and to, say  uncomplimentary things, when the lecturer rushed into the room, red, panting, and prespiring, and 'full of apologies for his inevitable unpunctuahty,  which I modestly hinted* was  clue to "an urgent professional summons."  Before the end of the week* it be. an  to be whispered that the "new doctor  was a coming man;" that doctors    and   would soon find their occupation gone if I progressed at this rate,  and so on. - *  The sudden calls and imperious ia_-  tats on my door grew-more frequent,  although, of course, I arranged them d p  _lomatically,_and_did_notjiv_e^di)__tl*^_thija2_  ���and within a toitnigh_'I had secured  no tower than thiee bona i*de patiert.  At this stage, although I could in afford the risk, I purchased a b_o__h_.__  (with    borrowed    money),    engaged   a  showy coachman, and put my boy "in  buttons."   Within a week, I can assure  y-u, there was net a soul in the place  who    was    net    familiar    with    both  uroughani and boy.  All day long ray carriage was cither  standing at my door, a*va.tiiiT my eo_i-  irg, or being driven at a biisk ar . v. y  business-like pace over every road in the  district. In fact, I gave my coachman ro  little rest that I had fivo of thorn in six  months.  Of course the rapid growth of my  practice v/as tho gossip of every drawing-room and dinner-table, and I believe  some marvellous stories were invented  to account for it. All that I cared  to know was that my practice really  was growing in a most remarkable w.iv,  and that every day the need for bogus  calls was growing less.  Amid all my work, real and imaginary, I found time to attend a few really  poor and deserving people; and, as I  resolutely refused to receive a penny for  my services, you may be sure they wcic  uuited m singing my praises.  But the tide^of fortune began to flow  in earnest when one day the big man of  the district, a s_*br. ipg baronet, met with  a carnage accident,-<and I was summoned to the hall by a &room on horse  back who had failed to find either^of my  rivals- at home. Fortunately I created  a favorable impression on the great  man, and was soon able to put him on  his feet again. '  Then I had the place practically all  to myself, and my work grew so rapidly  that I was compelled to engage an assistant and" could afford to smile at my  past anxieties and artifices.  At the end of a year's practice I was  able to move into a much more imposing  house, was, free from debt, and 'was  making���Veil, a very comfortable income, which has never since fallen below  four figures. But really, if it had not  been for my little "humbug" at the-beginning, I am sure I should have had a  very different tale'to tell.  PEN  PICTURE  OF TOWNS  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker  ��� -',     .   _. _.    Street.*-* ���������  . ii. M.' LAY,* Manager.  THE HAND IS  INDICATIVE  #11 YoU never liear of our customers kicking.- Not much!   They all get "White Treatment"���  ���* big and little alike���that's why. The man we have never seen, who sends his orders by mail, is  /A\ served with the same satisfaction as the man. who buys over the counter. The "Best in the  gil House" goes out on "memo"* if the customer orders "The Best in the House." We're not afraid  'f" of losing outright sales. between the going out and coming back of the goods.. You don'.t have  jfh\ to send a dozen times before the right thing is delivered. Our stock of Watches and Diamonds  ���^ isleo large that goods out on ;,*memo" don't handicap us once-in a dog's age^f Ought to be'pretty."  good people to deal with, don't you think ? -   ���  Champion Rower of the World. '  ' .   ��� i  A man* a   little  above   the  medium  .height, broad in shoulders," deep in chest',  ,with strongly marked, rugged features,  steel-gray eyes -and tawny nioustache,  would probably be the description of a  casual observer on the first 'sight of  George, Towns, the great Australian]  who has * succeeded in * wrestling the  sculling championship oi the world from  the giant Gaudaur. He has that swarthy  complexion characteristic of the subtropical or .tropical Anglo-Saxons and  ^his prevailing expression is one of modest self-reliance and reassuring frank-  _iess, modified by a somewhat reserved  dignity of manner which- reminds one  of a typical;globe trotting Englishman,"  who is first and forcmust a shrewd and  independent .-man of the ..world. "His  speech, too', smacks so emphatically of  the educated Cockney as^to load one.to  question his strictly colonial birtl*. and  breeding "and to inquire if, his youth  -had not'been spent in*-the-shadow"of  old St. Paul's.* Lastly,* and all'the time,'  he gives' one.,the impression" of being a  man of perfectly gentlemanly breeeding  and instincts, modest in _peech, moderate in> dres_s and* bearing and entirely  lacking'inv any trace.of affectation or  artificiality. In short he is a typical  Anglo-Saxon of the best stamp with the  natural repose of an English gentleman,  the open frankness of a westerner and  the sturdy- self-dependence of an Aus--  tralian. He is of purely English blood',  his father being a native-born Anglo-  Australian and his mother of English  birth, Jbut (of colonial training'from the  age of 9 years. * ���  Physically, he is most deceiving. Were  it not foi his sun-kissed complexion and  brown, muscular hands, the casual 'ob^  server might easily mistake him for a  bank clerk or professional man of gen-'  erous athletic propensities. The mos.  stnking' feature of his anatomy is his  ample depth of ches. and the remark--  able breadth and squareness' of his  shoulders.        ' ��� . '        ',  "I_have_.been_delight3d_with_my__visit  Of Character.  Her majesty, the late queen Victoria  was-celebrated-for, the wondeiful beauty  of her arm' and' hand/which it may-'be  said extended from the shoulder to'the  middle finger tip.  ' Her hand inclined toward1 plumpness,'  but "naturally more so in,her late years,  when her wedding ring sank into the  flesh.       ' ' ���  Age in no wise affected'the-beautiful  curve of ^er^wriit, which was not-the  least attractive featurefof- the -late 1am-  I r * s <. ' r     - ,   \  ented. sovereign's remarkable hand .and  h    ~     -    - ���> I   _ ,r.      --        1*. -.        ���****     ���*  arm.  The hand of king Edward VII..is in  some respects very much like that of  his royal mother. ���-,   *-* J -   ;?���*" ' *  It is somewhat plump, but with de?  cidedly *��� masculine fingers of medium  length. "A shake of .his "majesty's hand',  while as cordial as it well could be,  gives one the impression that it belongs  WEST TRANSFER GO.  ���  N. T. MACLEOD, Manager.  All Kiadc  of Teaming and Transfer  Work.  A genfe* for Hartt.and Soft, Coal. Imperii-] Oil  Oompfui.. WVi-fu'ni-wti Bride, J__ne-ft. _-]��__-  ���fHOUirinK Company. Geneml _uir_u__bi_lastmts  _nd brokors. ��� .., ' ' . '   ,.' '  aU coal.and w_*vi strictly <__Jh on delivery.  ... t.U'P.r/Wii* "  :..._*.. IHA 6a$*>. Sr.  11. McMAHOi*.;  A. E.  6ARDJ Ni_]���_  ;   y.BARB:ER SHOP.;  Robert McMahon' and -A. E. Gardiner'  "have iensf-d tlio barber shop in the _u_u-  Ttient of the Madden block, -outheii.st cor-,  lier of' Baker and Ward; street-; and will  *he pleased to. have,the .patronjige ot '.their.  t_ Canada," said Mr. Towns to a reporter in Winnipeg, "apart from the consideration of winning the championship.  Everywhere I have been met by the  most generous and gentlemanly sportsmen it has ever been my fortune to encounter, and my whole visit has been  made pleasant by congenial friendship  horn gentlemen upon whom I had not  the least claim of previous acquaintance."  You. climate, too, has agreed with me  remarkably well, and altogether things  ���iave impressed me with the idea that  (.hero aro not many nicer parts of the  world in which wo live. *   -  "What about your future movements,  Mr. Towns?"  "We will be in Winnipeg about a  week," was the reply. "I d6 not know exactly the outcome of our negotiations  with Duinan, but I will be pleased to,  meet an oarsman of wnom I have heard  so many creditable stories. After rowing here we will go back east, visiting  Toronto, Ottawa, and Nfontreal en  route. I expect to sail for England from  Montreal about October 4th."       * '  "Canadians in general are pleased to  think that the championship is going to  Australia rather than anywhere eis_,"V  was a remark made to,Mr. Towns.  "Well, we colonials have had the lion's  share of championship honors"' in the  sculling line," replied the champion,  "and when it comes my turn to go  undor I will ask no better fate than to  be beaten by a Canadian, except, of  course, my own fe_low countrymen. I  am somewhat surprised that the great  American republic does not make a  bolder attempt at aquatic sports, especially sculling. They have never held the  single scull championship, though Teenier made a brave try for the place."  "Have you ever had what one might  call a model in sculling?" was asked.  "Searle was my ideal oarsman," was  the prompt reply. "He was only 23.  when he died, and had he lived I venture to say he would have been a past  master. As it was, he was a .marvel two'  or three years before his prime. Of  course, wo. naturally favor.:,our own'  countrymen. Probably a,Canadian would  say that Hanlan was an ideal, considering his time and circumstances, and  indeed he might hot be far out' now,"  added Towns, reflectively.    .  A-V this point his friends earner to  carry-the champion to witness a base  lis.!/game, jand the-.iuterview "was ab-  -to  a  man  of "firmness  and  conscious  ���. s   t * > -   - ;  , ,The femperor William of Germany has  a very, powerful hand, which he seems  to have inherited from his father rather  than his mother.       "  ' {  "7IX" has- been ^described as*a very-active and;,vimpulsive mtsmber���if a hand  can be-.said to'be impulsive���andUt is  certainly always on the move.  ���.The kaiser's" hand is rather large, and  to be honored with a-wgrip of it is an  experience not'likely to soon be jCor-  gotteni'.One feels almost as if his hand  were in' advise? and physically it ,is a  relief to'find it-free again! ,--,*     I  /His majesty takes a delight in in ad-;  minis.ei*ing a vigorous squeeze to a^newT  comer who" is unaware of his little handshaking peculiarity.^ c "'-��. , *-���'*., t <  ,^0n'such., occasions it is remarlied^by  people about \he court that the emperor  has been making another of his lasting  impressions.   \ '  The hand of" the, czar of Russia is  anything but typical of its power.  It is,> indeeed, more in keeping with  its < owner's, phyisque a than' his.-.exalted  position of autociat of \ all the Jtussias.  It is of rather less than medium size  and one critical observer"h<*s written it  down as a very weak vhand" The .fingers  are said not to show much in the way  of character,'although the czar is'not  without his strong points, even if they,  do not ooze out at the ends of his fiu-  gcis.       'i- "< ~/    J   '���s**  .George Washington was the possessor  of quite remarkable hands. ���. I  'They were not only of medium-size,  but the thumb was enormously large  .Washington was distinguished by-a  quiet, dignified demeanor in which his  rhand3 necessarily played a most incon-j  spicuous part. While never obtrusive,  _they__-espoke_of_consclousl,s.rength_and  of the enormous power, which theirs owner possessed with a modesty that was  almost unique.' '' ,'  The immoital Nelson had a very interesting hand ">  It was by no means a large one, and  may bo said to be in correct proportion  to his general physique, which as everybody knows was small    ' '  But his fingeis were indicative of that  extraordinary tenacity with which h_  'clung to the enemy until he had eithei  descroved or crippled him into surrender. Despite tho-,slonder frame, the hand  and arm which Nelson lost must have  been endowed with gieat strength. If  somo of the feats with which he was  credited with can be believed.  From Britain's gieat naval hero one  naturally, turns to her notable military  commander. It has been said that the  most remarkable features of the duke  of Wellington's hands were his" thumbs  Although there was nothing about them  that could be described as abnormal,  they were suggestive of great determination and an iron grip. Fingers, thumbs,  and knuckles indicated great strength,  and the hand^of Wellington can be best  summed up as the strong hand of a  strong man.  The late earl of Beaconsfleld had a  very good hand. It was rather undeif  than over the medium size,' with well  formed fingers, slender and of fair,  length.  Disraeli always took care of his hands  which, after all, have a great deal to do  with personal appearance.  Mr. Gladstone's hand was, like his  temperament, the very reverse of his  doughty opponents. Not that the G. O  M. was lacking in refinement, ambition,  or dogged determination. '  His was a big, broad, powerful hand,  as the dispatch boxes he was wont to  thump in the house of commons would  doubtless declare if they could only  speak.'  More than anything else, perhaps,  Gladstone's was the orator's hand.  The writer, has heard and.seen most  of the leading speakers of the period;  but hone who could make .a gesture with  the same dramatic effect as the late Liberal leader. *  The way in which he could, when  moved;' shake his hand at the opposition at Westminster was-* more expressive of - his impetuosity and; impatience  tnaii even'- tte-language which .ie em-   ���_._;  ;00.00��� 00.00.00.000. ^SxyfS '"'^^'frn'StZ'tTt ' __i *^^*^*^*<^  ���^���^^���^���^���^^.^^j^*^^*^*8_T.*^V^N,  yi-fltj_:|  ���V-T^-a-.'  RALPH CLARK; I. G. NELSON,,  Undertaker, Night Call 238. Manager.  Furniture Dealpr-s;  Funeral Directors  pand"Embalmers  M,  ,                         , "Worth i  Tables ?3 50  lOak   Center  ,-Oak-- Center .Tables. 1..... 6 00  ��Oak;*Center>jfc-ble_.....". '6 00  ~Oak t I-oather*-  Seat    FaDcy , ' .  ,j Rocker,, !/.  4 50  __-m"F6ldI_g*Tal_e  5 00  Elm-'Folding- /Table 6 00 f ' 4 25  Cane yeranda ^Chairs .".. <00 ;   4,&f  'Cane' Veranda-Rockers e 60 ^ *4 .1  'I  '�� i  i.  i  ' .  Vor  J2V75  450  3,75  ".  !'r  3f'.6  3 75  4 ���  TO  50  b  J  MAI_-��**-,ROOM .FuR   OUR    FA_.Ii  , STOCK OF CARPETS AND RC-OS-."  WILti   GO-AT   COST.  -   -   ���   'tr" -   > ' l  _TO   CLEAR-BABY   CARRIAGES . AND,  ,.   GOC_R'lS-AT _-_"_S THAN CCSt/*  __i. 1 r���� ��><*:fm�� I  ___���" * A*. _*���*V. t PI  K"^*i_#$l  S, y.,___   ���  oo^ip^-isrsr  4    I  **.  OFFICE: BAKER STREET WEiT, NELSOfl, B. C. TELEPHONE )<_. 219.  P. 0. BOX 688.  '^>  j>  i y ?  WJARBLE, BUILDING STONE,  BRICK AND LIIVJE . ��� ��� ��� ���  >       , y ^ ���. ^y,  > ���^ r* T  1.  .     ������  r. The * Mansfield Manufacturingl OpmpanyS  *��� have* the above-mentioiied, buildipg" materiS-Js'V  1 ,for sale at4vreasonable'prices.. Special "quota-f'  ^ tions ^to^biiilders  and% contractors forMarge  ;  ,v oraers..     -.,. ^ ^yv ,, ,   ,r, *t* . . /. * ,s ^^ -  V'/'v   - *    "    ,    '-7yyyyU  , '    >��.'      i    '���,- >       \y  '.'/iifyf-^  COAI_  Foir Stoves and  Furnaces  Delivered or on Track  in any Quantity.  LEAVE  ORDERS  WITHf  Chas. A. Waterman & Co,  ^i4~ancti 5I_^WrC-"BIock~  ORDER    EARLY   FO   >*S   TO  GET   PROMPT   DELIVERY  BEAL ESTATE,  AND        ^   '  INS-RANGE BBOKERS  *��� r^>  > - *,,  ORDERS BYJfMAiL PROMPTLY ATTENDED-JO  *    COMPAITT'   ,  r~ ' r.        . 1 '    *       . *���       '  'OFFICE:    BAKER STREET WEST, JlELSOf-l, B C. TELEPHONE NO 219.    P. 0 BOX 638  *-****^g'l*-"-��MJt_WllltJIWIPW.WI_-___W___________P_l  Wf-_!_.IV-__J_-,--��_M_Wli. -w��__iM_v- W 1��q_lfB_*��_H.f=  1     ^x7~^r^sa7x^ 'tjy-f^M-'ftSsfe.i  noticev -' r~z ^mm\  __.-_ '' ���,.x *u^s*��^,��,v!  d^.e.s &1Iowing,- namely:. -��J r->"   - / V?-I^V  City Vietorn. 1a^ n��inks.*-nu�� **/-.t..., ._<_,i.*' *$_��� ___  only.  C  Civ  anJSri^f ?? V ^ ^T^ &$��$  City of New Vestminstfer; _l_^Ootob��J^  JMl"Civil and criminal".    V   v��     , ".V_S^��  City 'of    Vaneniivor..   _>.,#��' r__.tZi.___? r .nr.. '_**___sSi  C ty of Victoria, 22nd October '1901.-*Cr&-^___!  inal,only.> . .��-<' s   n, . v?.T-^.v^b^-f:#lv#i  :*__i*^_  ���C\\y   S,f   Kamloops,*   23rd -.OctoberflimtrMZ  Civil and criminal. ' _���  J.*?.'. -*^'**-S!;n_M  City   of  Civil  1 By  t.._���i������i 1   c       . Provincial Secreta_y.fefe^|l  Provincial   Secretary's  Department, '.-latU^I^I  -     ���*���        v-^i-.*?^jrf M  August, 1901  . 'NOTICE.  ^r* -. >  In the.'county court'of Kootenay h -Ideas' vC||  ->  ,at ,Ne]?on, in the'matter ofi the'estate P, '*M  'and  effects  nf   Alo.ia   a-nrr,��__���    !���*_-_���'.''.��5V,I  'and effects of Alexis Swanson,  late-of''''.fey. I  Tthe city of Nelson,  deceased intestate^'' i^l  ��'. _  _U_______J___  mm  m  "it  >i *  V*h  i3.��� 'j     _    1,   l�� ...     *        _5S__5ti._.>fta_ii*._i t_w _ ,/- r i>a,S_  Agents for Trout Lake Addition.  (Bogustown) Fairview Addition.  Acreage property adjoining the park,  And J. & 3. Taylor safes.  These safes can be bought from us on  two year's time without interest  Ward Bros.  333 West Baker Street, Nelson.  QUEEN'S MOTEL  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  tha personal estato and effects of-said de-^-^"1  5S_^'.N-U|. ls a,ls? hereb>r e'ven that allV*4>��|  persons having claims * against ��� the , said *"' MI  deceased are required within thirty -tf���._ ^ift-lJ  of the~date hereof to forward-them. with .-v*#g|  full particulais duly verified by, statutory "Jill  declaration to the said administrator at 'fesr.I  Nelson aforesaid , v*', *, * -1 ,-j-'*- ��� ^'-vMI  And notice is also heieby given that after *x!fflS_|  such  l.ist mentioned date said administra- -.ti-fil  . f_r wi!-. Proceed to distribute the assets of >v_ JSI  the said decoated according to law without' V-*_?*l  regard   to  any  claims   of  which he  shall c .���_&_  'then not havo received notice .*������<��� 3-Sgl  ^,Dated this 20th day of August, A. D  1901.   �����*%.  EI_r.lOT.-_: LENNIE.        ;/J.:   Solicitors  for  tho Administrator.   ��** ^fel  OEETIPIOATE   01 ' "' ~^'  NOTICE���CITV       MINI           Situate in  the Nelson  Mining Division of.  West Kootenay District .   -   .       >(.-�������  "Wheie located: About one mile south of   7V.-  Nelson. r    , ,        ���--.���Jl  Take notice that I, Wiliam John Goepel,.-*-���**���  Free Miner's Certificate No. ro,600.  intend.  .IMPEOVEMENTS ,f|S|  IINEUAL       CLAIM." fefe.1  And further take notice that'ac'troF'un-''''-,'���.  dor section 37,. must be commenced before' v -M.  the   issuance   of   such   Certificate   of  Im-    M*  _r,r ovements,- *   -l.g-_. I  Dated   this  18th   day   of  August.   A.   D.  li��-l. W.   J    GOEFICL.  OEETIPIOATE  OP   IxJPEOVEliENi-S-V^  V'.^l  TREMONT HOUSE  AMERICAJI AND EUROPEAN  PLANS  821.TO 331 BAKER STREET, NKLSON  V       MEALS 25 CENTS  Large comfortable bedrooms and first-  class dining room. Sample rooms for commercial men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  rflrs. E. 0. Clarke, Prop.  Late of the Royal Hotel, Calgary  HOTEL   ROSSLAND.  Third door from Grand Central Hotel  on Vernon street. Best dollar a day  house in town. House and furniture new  and flrst class in every respect. Lighted  by gas. Room and board $5 to ?G per  week. No Chinese employed-here..  v     J; V. O'T-AUGHLIN. Proprietor.  SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. McMANUS, Manager.  Z Bar stocked with -best brands of wines,  11 _uora, and dgars. Beer on draught.' Large  _*_____, meat atewi ____�� fcOBPflLr  Rooms Lighted by Elec.rici.y.and Heated oy Steam 25 Cents to $1  P. Burns & Co.  Head Office at  NBLSON, B. 0.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats   ��� ��  Markets at Nelson, Rossland, Trail, Kaslo, Ymir, Sandon, Silverton, Ne>  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson Grand Porka, Greenwood, Ga.ca-ie Oifcy, Mid  ���way, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwardec  ?���     ���������        i' '  " ,    " ���" ""' -   "'    "', "     "���    "   '   "  ,'"    ���������������������    ��������������������������������������������������������    "     ������   ������  y  Wegt Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  *���'.*���        WHOLKSALB AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON '  ^S^i^ E. C, TRAYES, Manager  OltDEPg HY, MAIL miCKIViC PJROMVT ATf-__T_ON.  ->uiici_.���_'_���._; _ti_L._i-*iOiS _ii.s_ji.j__,  ilaiiu, situate in the i\-i-Oi> iuiiiiii_ _ii-  vihlon of Webt Kootenay district. NS'iiei'e  located: On Foriy-niiie ciu-lt about tixi  yards from hydraulic dam, Take notice  that 1. E. W, Malt'icw.., noting as iiyuiit  for Henry Samuel Crotty. free miner's  certillcate No. bl3,'JT0, intend, sixty dava  fiom thf date licieof, to apply to the mining recorder for a certillcate of Im movements for the purpose of obtaining 1 a  crown grant of the abovo claim. And  further take notice that notion, under section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of Improvements.  Pnt. d this IRth dav of .Tnlr.  A.. D   tool."  OEETIPIOATE  OF  IMPROVEMENTS.  Tiger, Kitchener and Last Chance mineral claims, situate in the Nelson mlnlnc:  division of West Kootenay district. Where  locatcd: On Morning mountain on the east  side of Sandy creek about one mile from  the Kootenay river. Take notice that I,  R. Smith, free miner's certificate 66.7_Jb.  acting as agenrfor A. Thorn, free miner's  certillcate 55,670b, Henry B. Hammond  free miner's certificate 55,6_)b, and An-  nandale D. Grieve, free miner's certificate  55,668b, intend sixty days from the dato  h-reof 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 be commenced before the Issuance of such certificate of improvements. R. 8MITH.  Dated this 25th day of July, A. D. 190L  OEETIFIOATE 7 0FY IMPEOVEMENTS.  NOTICE-NELSON MINERAL CLAIM  situate In the Nelson Mining Division of  West  Kootenay  District on  0I  Where located: About one mile south of  Nelson. ���  Take notice that I,*''.*.*s John - Patpr��___  Free Miner's Certificate No.50,727, intlnd'  sixty days from the date hereof, to ai*_lv  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 be commenced before  the issuance of such Certlflcatn of Improvements.  Dated this 16th day of August A D  1901. JOHN   PATERSON.  :>-i��'i  >"^r\  .col  *^i  i'X  OEETIFIOATE   OF IMPEOVEMENTS.  NOTICE. ��� MONUMENT MINERAL  claim, situate in-the Nelson mining division of We_t Kootenay district.- Where located: At the head of Grohman creek on  Grohman mountain. Take notice that. 1  J. M. McGregor, acting as agent for Steve  Hawkins, free miner's certificate No.  b50,4-5, and Louis Strand, free miner's certificate No. b.7,293, intend sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to the mining recorder for a certificate o_. improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining a crown grant  that action under section 37, must be com-  that action, unded section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such ce_*��  tificate of 1 improvements. -  1;    J. M. McGREGOBL.  Dated tbis. 12th _ay ot;August, UH.      v THE  NELSON TRIBUMI,  WEDNESDAY MQRyife,  ^PTEMBEI. :2S, 1901  *  ���5*  ���J-  *  *  *  *  _���  *  *  ���J-  _���  _���  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  **.     _���  .- -.  W. F. Teetzel & Co will make an an-     *  *  *  *  *  *  nouncemcnt tomorrow of a special sale  * * ���  of   purses,   of   winch   they   cany   the  * *  *  largest and most complete stock of any  V    m    .  firm in the interior of British Columbia.  .*-. ._ -j. .j..���*. .*> .]. -j..;. .j..{. .*> .j. .;..:- _��� ���;* *i*  'W-W*^~^H**-W-:~H"1~H~K"X~^H''W��  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  ���  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  4*  *  *  *  *  *  *  CITY AND DISTRICT.  Provincial constable Spain will leave  on Friday.foi New Westminster, where  he will turn Joseph Vogel over to the insane asylum authorities for treatment.  Tho auction sale of the household  luinitur_ of Edward Cave-Browne Cave,  which commence-- yesterday, will be  continued this afternoon, as per announcement in anothoi column.  the firm of Abbott & Hart McHarg. The  accused did not hold the office of postmaster, but on the date when the alleged thefts are said to have occurred  the postmaster was absent.  NELSON, B.C.  *.  Fop the Boys  4 *  ifc-  m  v-*  . Having added to my stock a large  range*of Youth's "Boy's and Children's  clothing, I am now prepared to offer  to the public the best variety of these  goods, ever shown in Nelson.  Everything is new and up-to-date  and are selling at the very lowest prices.  Intending purchasers will do ..ell to  examine my stock and get prices before  purchasing elsewher.  217 and 219  Baker Slreet  J. A. GILKER  1% *-  _. ^r _.  !-,-e?v-fr   ���  i_9-...vr m  _\^mr-"^\i   r-w  -.j ��v*i ,i*A_  &&-  m  .I  * 8T PAYS TO CALL ON US I  WHEN YOU WANT ANYTHING IN  _?�����&&,  tiS&f''    *���*  ���%-, if,:  t ^21." ���**  -X,  ���twr 7j&  i#~F/i__    .  5 __���_.*_ ���?">_<_. In  ���*_-*wV "*��'_!___.  i��SzM'  WE ARE SHOWING THE FINEST STOCK OF RATTAN  GOODS EVER SHOWN IN THE CITY  _��� *-.!**-  ^ J_ c  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  An important mining transaction took  place in front of the office, of sheriff  Tuck yesterday morning, when the interest of Edward Dufour in the N. "Bonaparte mineral claim, situate near Craigtown, was offered for sale to satisfy a  judgment of the Heiber Brewing Company for ?65. The property, or such interest as Dufour might have in it, was  bid in by A. C. Sutton for ?3.  A match game of bowls was played on  tue court house green yesterday afternoon between rinks skipped by J. P.  Weir and Frank TamDlyn, the players  being generally recognized as the best  on the local green. Sixteen ends were  played and resulted in a victory for the  Weir men on a score of 12 to 16. The  players were P. E. Wilson, Bert Walley,  J. C. McLennan and J. in. Weir,* and J.  Dover, H. F. MeLeod, John A. Turner  an- Frank Tamblyn.  ��fJk"'t*.Wl>-"-'���������      , "'    -' -   ' --**-'-*., ' .__*_*    _������      .     .      ,   -,-_ K ..   291  '    ��� *" r '   1   . .     ..    "���,_.,. r     .i.^  ;*-.*.   '  h,      I  W "    ".  REFRIGERATORS       HAMMOCKS  l- r-  |5'5  .must.  Now1 is your time/to" get ai-bargain in   these  lines  as   we  jst, dispose of'them all this month.    If you   want  one  br  v '   %both'of these lines the price ,won't-hinder vou. .  ���, O f 1 c -I        ' '        t      , '        ���*��� .     .  LAWRENCE   HARDWARE   CO:  '-*:...'���.-* . . ,- -> _ .  ,-.-  Importers, and*Dealers in Shelf and Heavy Hardware.  L * * -. r , ^^  ��  Agnes West has started an* action  agaisnt Charles A. Wate* man - to have  set aside a tax sale by which lot 6 in  block 7 in the city of Nelson was sold  ,to the defendant Waterman. The plaintiff in the case asks for a declaration  'of the court that the tax sale deed given  _or the property is null and void. The  ^ot in question was sold for arrears of  provincial taxes alleged to be due upon  it at the time of the sale.  ,'- It-looks as if the action of Reges Robitaille against t A. V. Mason/ superintendent of the tramway company, and  C. ��W. .Young of (the provincial police  department, will come to trial shortly.  This is an action for .damages brought  bj- the plaintiff against the tramway official and the police officer for alleged  indignities'put upon him in connection  with his arrest upon a charge" of stealing -or having ,in> his possession a float  -belonging to the tramway company. 'A.  M. Johnson will conduct _he,defense for  the defendant Mason.   ��� . .    ���  The police officials have succeeded in  locating all the witnesses for'the ciown  in the case of Rex vs. Rollan'and Bloomfield, who are, accused of "assaulting-a  Swede named 'Johnson 'on * Hall' street  ands'relieving him^of a',6maH'sum of  money which he'!.had-'on'-him 'at the  ..time.-Although" the-offense of-which the  prisoners stand- accused took place1 but  a"'few. months,ago,"the1 crown witnesses  have* become, scattered-to tlie'four corners*1 of the province. This case is perhaps the most* serious of the local criminal cases that will ..come- to' trial at the  approaching assize "court.." r>  .'i <"  )    Iii*- , ���   ,   "��� 1" .  ,*-    .>).      (   j    .  Mayor "Fletcher returned home yes-  erday from a trip through the Lardol  He caught the river steamer from Howser'6n its last'trip down for'the'1 season. Mayor '\ Fletcher was over the  greater "part-of the grade of-the Lardo  branch -which,the C. P. R. is constructing to connect r Trout and Kootenay  Jakes.'He says the gradeis are now "within four miles 'of the Trout Lake' end of  the -Jjn&�� The' chief delay has been  caused .'by the non-arrival of. the' steel.  There are close uppn 400 men employed  upon the'work and _ nge the steel arrives  they will bewabje to .omplqfce"the work  within a short time, '  James Rutherford, manager of the  Lardo Valleys Mines,' Limited, passed  through Nelson yestcraay on his way to  the company's propeities on Tenderfoot  creek in the Trout Lake section. Mr.  Rutherford will continue development  on the property all winter, and took  three or four miners in with him to supplement the ci ew already at work. Some  exceptionally rich, ore has been taken  from the claims held by this company  on Tenderfoot creek, the gold returns  being surprisingly high, but sufficient  work has not yet been done to remove  any of the claims out of the prospect  sta��e. '      i  PEBSONALS.  W. R. Williams of j. hoenix, who represents the Mackenzie & Mann interests  in the Boundary district, arrived in  Nelson last evening. ^"Judge" Williams,  as he Is knpwn locajly, enjoys the distinction of being the tallest man in the  mining camps of the province. He is  aoout midway between b and 7 feet in  height, and has to duck his head to get  into the average store door.    v  H.  KASLO, ac.  ESTABLISHED 1892  SANDON, B.C.  TO SPORTSMEN:  S^fwa___3_S__?=M  for simplicity, accuracy and effect. Muiomati  tic Pistol, unequaled  MINE SUPPLIES AND HEAVY HARDWARE  ^g�� rLy__rg___r^^_.^- f^-'r- -  Martin J. Egan "is accompanying the  ducal party across the continent as the  representative of the Associated Press.  Martin received his flrst lesson in newspaper woik from his brother "Coi:"Jack  of the Nelson Miner, since which time  he has seen service in the news fleld  in the four corners of the earth.'  R. A. Upper, the "Revelstoke provincial police officer who arrested Edwin  H. Lewis, passed through Nelson yesterday on his way home from Rossland.  D. W. Moore/ore buyer for,the Trail  smelter, passed through Nelson yesterday on his way to Sandon.        > \  -AT.TSE HOTELS.  HUME3���Mrs.-Jennie Harris, ,Kaslo;  G. H. Barnhait, Ymir; George H. Roth-  ermah.v-Ymir; David W. Moore, Trail;  J. A. Magee, Comaplix; G4 D. F. Galmond  and wife, Aberdeen, Scotland; Charles  Gyde,-Mont_eal; Fv L. Kahn, Torontol  Upper, Revelstoke; W. E. Boie, Kaslo,  PH__IR���D. C.^'Johnson, Everett;' Mrs.  E. Nelson Fell and son, Athabasca; F.  Van" Agnew, "Athabasca; A. R. Hey land)  Ka*3lo; Allan^Archer, Ymir; J. H. Cameron, Sandon; W. R. Williams, Phoenix;  H. A. Jorand.,_Sl .'can,  ' .GRAND CENTRAL-Harvey McLen^  nan and H. Aldridge', Spokane; A. Pion,  Rossland;-W.1'.Marshall, Northport; H.  C. Thomlinson; New Denver; F. W:  Sherman, Spokane.  QUEEN'S���k^Forrester, Robson;* J.  W*nh|ins, New Denver; G. B. Mcintosh;  Silverton;. Cliff ��uSeaJe, Sandon; J. c.  Carruthqis, kelson: W. H. Davidson,  Slocan.    *     '    l , -..���;'  Nelson yesterday. In July, 1889, George  *. Hayward was captain of the steamer  Galena, which made regular trips between Ainsworth and Bonner's Ferry.  During the same month'' A. L. Davenport, along with his father, was working the-Little Donald at Ainsworth, a  mine that was shipping ore". In the  twelve years that have elapsed both  have had the ups.and downs that most  men'experience1 who follow mining'camp  excitements. Both have left British Col-  umbia, in-the hopes of bettering themselves in the United States. Both are  back in British Columbia and are of one  opinion, and that is that Kootenay is  the best poor man's mining country on  the Pacific'Coast. }  AUCTION SALE  IF THIS DOESN'T BRINQ YOU  YOU'RE  OUT  OP  TOWN.  HOUSEHOLD  FURNITURE  Shall   stand  would rather  as a   record-breaker  count   dollars   than  for   time   to   come.     We  goods.    Therefore   we   are  '< i  I  IF YOU WANT A PERFECT .0UP OF TEA USE  E-x-e-E-ts+e r  THE FAMOUS CEYLON ''.  For Purity and Flavor it is Unsurpassed  Retails at 40, 50 and 60 cents, per pound  Packed expressly for  Wm.   Hunter   &  Co.  OOOEOTING STORES AT  Silverton, Three Forks, Alamo and Phoenix  _����  ggrtx_g__gZ-_rr_xrT_T__T______rrTTT_?TT___rT____ri__ia___r  TrT*TT"T'***frTTiy*r_Txxri  THE, PROSPECTORS   EXCHANGE I  No. 4, K. W. C. Block, NELSON, B. C.  Oold, Silver-Lead and Copper Mines -wanted at the Exchange.  Free Milling Gold Properties wanted at once for Baatera Investors.  i ,   V  Parties havln*-* mining proporty for salo are requested to solid samples of their ore to the  .Exchange for exhibition. We desire to hear from all prospector- who have promising mineral  claims m British Columbia.  Prospectors and mining mon are requested to make the Exohange their headquarters when  ln NeUon.  All samples should bo sent by oxpresa, Prepaid.   Correspondonoe solicited,  AddieM all communications to  Telephone 104 ANDREW  F.  ROSENBERGER.  P. O. Box 700 ��� Nelson, B. C.  x.___JD*xrzii__.__i._.__^_.________i.i_T_z_nxi___.ix___i__x_^ "v��FTMm1'M'TTT-rn_uM_i__uajl  WORKS  \ROS-SLrA_VD   ErvairvBERiiva  cunliffe & McMillan  Founders,  Boilermakers  and Machinists.  ORB OAES, skips. caRoe, oro bin doors, chul .3 and (fcncrat wrouRlit iron work. Our ore curs are  tho bosl* on Cti. market    WrIto us for references and full parUcu ars.  SECOND.HAND___lC��U>'_S_(Y FOR SALE.-Ono 5-foot . elioq water-a hrel, width fiOO feet. "0 to 16"  _t__>al riveted pipe.   0_o 10x5x13 outside packed plunger amkiag pump.    _____ drills. _______  bars, &c_ & c. ^^   ��~wwi_  AGENTS KORTHEY FUIMFS.  drill., stopt-g  STOCK CARHIED,  iTHIRD AV___1I_L.I_DS____KI_  Herbert Green was brought ln to Nelson last evening.by provincial constable Alan .Forrester o_ Robson. *��� Green  .was-arrested upon the strength of a telegram from chief Jarvis of- this  city,  who had been advised by the/police of  Grand Forks that Green was wanted'on  a, warrant charging him with receiving  goods upon" false pretences.   When the  -Grand^-Forks-police-were'-notifled-that-'  their.man was being held in this city,  it came out tnat the criminal law was  being, invoked for the purpose pf collecting an alleged debt for board, and  chief Jarvis received an intimation that  he might collect the amount of the account and allow the prisoner his liberty.  Chief 'Jarvis replied that he did not do  business in that way, and he in turn informed the Grand Forks police that they  had but an hour to make up their minds  whether they would send an officer over  for Green, and that failmg-to hear from  tnem within the time stated he would  set Green at liberty.   The Grand Forks  officials finally decided to come over for  the prisoner and he was therefore held.  If it should turn out that the case is  as it appears to be there will probably  be a "good sized damage   suit   against  someone/ as Green   claims to   have a  good defence. for   failing   to   pay   the  amount of his   account   before leaving  Grand Forks.  ' From, the   correspondence   that  captain Gifford of the Silver King mine has  -had   with  the   educational   department  over the stationing of a school teacher at  .the mine it is evident that there must  be spme scarcity of teaching, talent in  the provjnge.  The J^st communication  that captain Gifford b.4 tl'Qm the department was dated Septembgr i-th, }n  which he was given to understand that  he   might  expect  a  teacher  to  arrive  within the next ten days, The interval  mentioned has elapsed, but no/Word has  yet  been  received to intimate that a  teacher has been secured or that th.  mine iB any nearer the attainment of  th  educational   facilities  it  stands  bo  much in need of.  The disappointment  at the mine is very keenly felt for the  reason that since the report of the department's inspector was sent in several weeks ago the number of school  children at the mine has about doubled,  l-dward  H.   Lewis,   the   Trail   man  chaigea wi_h the theft of several sums  of money from the registered mail sack  .1 Trail, was formally d^areed before  _mgist-'*jto  Boultbee of Rossland  yesterday, si. t-ng $_ a. ���Justice of the peace  for the county yf (Spott-nt-ty, Lewis was  then admitted to" bail in f,he si^i of. $2000  to'appear on Monday for his 'preliminary trial. The accused, will be defend, d"  by J. A; Macdonald, of Clute & Mac- J  donald, while the prosecution in the case f  "��� They GotfTlieir Man.   ;s *  ..There is a man.in jail at Trail upon  a charge of house-breaking who probably thinks  that 'every  other  man  in  Kootenay is a provincial police officer.-  At about 5 o'clock, on'Monday evening  Alan Forrester, the officer stationed at  Robson, received word from chief Devitt  of Trail to be on the lookout for.a'man  who was wanted upon a charge of house-'  breaking.   A description of the man was  furnished, but no name.   Constable Forrester  .ecic}��d to go across tue river aii"d'  watch the arrival of the afternoon train  from Rossland and Trail.    It happened'  that provincial constable Young, of Nelson, was at the time on-his way to Rossland in connection with the Lewis case,  and Forrester decided,to post him so  that he could have his eye open.    In  hunting   around,    however,    Forrester  missed his return ferry  and he   found  -himself-on-t_.e-wrong-side-of-the~rivefr  He was then casting about to make up  his mind what he would do when a man  answering the description of the person,  wanted hove into sight.    By the time  l'orrester came up with him the Rossland train was moving out.   There was  no time for argument,   He grabbed his  man, rushed   him along the   platform,  and caught an open door in the baggage  car  through  which  tney  boarded  the  train.   Not wishing to make the trip to  Rossland    Forrester    rushed his    man  through the train till he found constable  Young.   He-turned him over to the Nelson constable who applied   the   handcuffs without a word.    Forrester then  jumped from the moving train and wired  the chief of police that his' man was on  the train and requested that he be taken  off at Smelter Junction.  The prisoner  had barely recovered his breath when  the Junction was reached. Chief Devitt  ,had not received the telegram but he  decided to go to Rossland and boarded  the  train  at  the  Junction.  The  train  was moving ahead again before Devitt  came upon Young and the prisoner. He  grabbed his man without so much as a  word and hustled him from the moving  train, since   which   time   nothing has  been heard concerning him.   Thus within a few mfnutes^the prisoner had found  himself arrested .and passed over tg two  other Qfll-erB, and the one transfer- followed so quickly upon th. other that the  prisoner had not sufficient time to frame  the slightest exouge or explanation of  his aotions,  ' Acting , under instructions from Ed.  ward .Cave-Browne Cave, the underf  signed jwill offer by public auction, at  rhis residence, corner of Hall arid Observatory streets, on    - . '   , \  Tt>-D^_Yj  .      *.    .   .      :���.  \ "' ' '-'  at 2 o'clock p..m..- . ������ "-,.7 "  ' * *. . '". *       '     *-  l "���    <- ��� ���   ���  .3 ,     -. .-.v  The whole of his very desirable household furniture and effects,"consisting of  iron bedsteads, bamboo center tables,  extension dining f- tables,'' dining "and  wicker chairs; silverware,' silver-tip "bear  mounted floor rug, fishing tackle, garden  utensils, kitchen utensils, etc., etc.  Intending purchasers 'should take th.  st_eet"car as*,far as.Latimer street, and  follow sidewalk .to the place of Sale.'  "terms cash'.' .  ���" ���" ' '.'*' ' '   v .'*... ,  .'lv>   ���'  going.to trade everything for dollars that we possibly can.  That is why our stock.of Clothing and Gents' Furnishings  are going to be sold at such low prices.  These prices show the extent of the reductions : .  Mens' Tweed Pants, worth $3.00 for $2.50.  Mens' Worsted Pants, worth $4.00'for' $2.75.  Mens' Blue Beaver Overcoats, worth $12 for $8.  Mens' Grey Tweed Overcoats, worth $12.50 for $8.50.  ���       Mens' Serge and   Tweed  Suits,   former  $16, now $9.50 and^$io. ,  price   $14   and    \  See our Mackinaw' Coats at $3.50 .usually  sold   for',$5.  7 lb. Canadian* Grey Blankets now $2, worth $3.50.  All Rubber .goods at cost.  A" personal. inspection will convince you.  C. A. WATERMAN & CO.  AUCTIONEERS  Rooms 14 and 15 K. W. C. Block."  BAKER,STREET, NELSON  iisiiiess  Wedding Presents  AUCTION SALE  We have a large .ejection  of articles suitable for wedding presents���bought for  __that_purposer-=in_sterling_^  silver, silver plate and cut  glass.  It will pay you to call and  compare prices. We are  giving the best values in  the city.  DRY :G.OODS "   ..-    ' _.   ���  GENTS' FURNISHINGS  BOOTS AND  SHOES  HATS AND  CAPS  OUR, NEXT* '  AUCTION SALE  WILL BE HELD ON "  WEDNESDAY EVENING  BROWN BROS  Opticians and Jewelers.  BAKER STREET NKLSON  AT 8 O'CLOCK  MEANTIME ALL GOOD&  ARE BEING SOLD BY  PRIVATE SALE AT  LESS, THAN  WHOLESALE COST  GANONG'S CHOCOLATES  GANONG'S CHOCOLATES  GANONG'S CHOCOLATES  GANONG'S CHOCOLATES  GANONG'S CHOCOLATES  GANONG'S FANCY CANDIES  GANONG'S FANCY CANDIES  GANONG'S FANCY CANDIES  GANONG'S FANCY CANDIES  GANONG'S FANCY CANDIES  None Better Than Kootenay.  Two   pioneers   of  "West   Kootenay,  both born in the United States, were In  FISHING TACKLE  15 RODS LEFT  25 PER CENT REDUCTION  COME AND SEE THEM  THEY ARE THE BEST  /  You can get them at  MCDONALD'S  Baker Street.'  TENDERS WANTED FOR SLEIGH ROAD.  <U+Hs   CASKS AiiA^  &d  WTUm  SLOCAN-REPUBLIC   MINING   &   DEVELOPMENT COMPANY,  Ltd.  The above have instructed Mr. D. W.  McGregor, surveyor, Slocan, to lay out  grade for road from their mines to Slocan. Six foot cut for bed, balance fill..;i  The estimate is total length;.21,375 fee.  Of which is light work lO^QQ^e.  Heavy work *,,���,%���$$.jfe'fefe  Extra heavy ,,,,,,,���,..,.. 'i>M. f<_at-  F'i-^n ��.#*��. l>a _ks. tw<r bridges,  t^flv-5 dulvorta. Tenders for construo-  ��ian required promptly by tetter, Ow-' I  HUM TEA  J. A. IBYM k C  The best In the market, In 1-2  pound and 1 pound packages.  Telephone 161.  Oe a Ponnd  GROCEES AND PROVISION DEALERS, Houston Block, Baker Street.  TELEPHONE 39.  P, O. BOX 527.  Nelson  XjiJvniTasi?-  CHARLES HILLYER, President.  HARRY HOUSTON, Secretary.  Have jnsfc) ocei.ed 3,0**0,000 feet of log' from Idaho,!___ wo nre prepared tn cut.,the largest bill;,  of Umber of any rtinionsionflor lehsthB. jEstimatcs giV6�� ar, any. time Tho iMgest stock of sash,,  doors,,and mouldings in Kooteua..  .-f-r-m.Iw.le-la^  __n_i_i     __%      _i__.ni-     ____ ���" ���'*�����*--**-  _uu.u-.--j.jy-   v^-K^XSX*.  *JfW* \ _: : -^   .��������-g^;,*eff.>fr7^  .^���sriC^rr-T^:.  ..0___c___��.l'J-?l^  NegBan.1  p.^'L-'r .���::���-��*-j::? '-^^^.^-^^^^-^i^Ji-t^- -^.-^^^^^^^���^^^���^^w^.irs;*.-. ��SL*^_t-_ *-_?__?__  OFHG_*_____. YARDS:  CORNKK _______ AND> FKONT STK___T_.  -J-t^%-(-Si-, ���*-_���**.___��� ���V-C^W*.-'*'  !-���_������_���-�����_.��___��������.  A.--mi-ii'-P. :_���*.���-***y.r-J**.*..__Bvritawr.���h*.x*fo��__.��_;

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