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 /7)  / / "*������-��� - - /  Wcxz  Helaon ofcifome  THE TRIBUNE IS THE OLDEST NEWSPAPER  PRINTED IN THE KOOTENAYS  Saturday, July 24, 1903  NELSON JS THK TRADE CENTER OF SOUTHEASTERN BRITISH COJjUMBIA  FARMERS AND OTHERS WILL PAY THE BONUS ON LEAD FOR THE BENEFIT OF RAILWAYS  THE DOMINION OF CANADA'S IRON AND STEEL BONUS DENOUNCED AS THE GREATEST SWINDLE OF THE GRAFTER'S AGE  While those in the Slocan and those dependent upon lead  mining feel jubilant over the lead bonus, it is different with the  people in the East. The}- do not like the idea of bolstering an  iudustiy that cannot stand on its own legs. Protection would  suit them better, while reciprocity with the United States would  make the lead business in Canada a wonderful bonanza. In  order to show what an Ontario paper thinks about the lead  bonus, we append the following from the Toronto Sun:  "The government has decided that the farmers and other productive workers is Canada shall make good the loss on lead  mining by paying a bonus. There is no industry in which the  absurdity of a bonus stands out more plainly than in mining.  It is not a perpetual industry with a future that can be dangled  before the taxpayers. With the exhaustion of the mineral deposits it must come to an end. There are always some deposits  that will not* pay the cost of working them. It will cost say $n  to produce $10 worth of metal from them. If $2 be taken from  the taxpayers and given tp the owner of such a mine he gets a  profit instead of a loss of one dollar. The industry has been  kept in' operation, the people in the aggregate are one dollar  poorer in consequence, two dollars have been taken unjustly  from certain people and given to others, and there is also a loss  through the exhaustion of a mineral deposit that might become  valuable in future.  "The bonus to be given is $15 a ton on lead, up to half a million dollars a year| with a provision for reduction if the price in  London falls below ^12.10 per ton of 2240 pounds. Canada's production of lead is about 30,000 tons a year and her consumption  12,000 tons, of which 7000 tons are imported in the form of  corroded lead for paint making. ' The bonused lead will be sold  abroad, where any possible benefit that may arise will be distributed. The situation is complicated by the position of the  C.P.R., which controls both the hauling and smelting of the ores  as well as the marketing of the lead and can charge as it pleases.  It has levied more than the traffic can bear, so the bonus, if it  .keeps the mines active, will go virtually to the railway.  "All the lead ores contain silver. The Americans produce  chiefty dry ores rich ~ in silver, and the Canadians chiefly wet  ores with the; lead' values greater in proportion. The smelters  use as much dry ores as possible to make their bullion rich, for  <A HOOSIER "DOCTOR MAKES LIFE  Princeton Star: "News from Granite  creek of the recent strike, though fragmentary, continue to bear out the encouraging report made last week in the Star.  Further investigation has revealed a fine  showing of quartz, whicli is. however,  considerably broken up. At a very conservative estimate a good quality will rnn  from $400 to $500 to the ton, while a large  body would run from $35 to $80 per ton.  The formation is shist with lime on one  side. From the way the lead can be  traced it shows from 12 to 15 feet wide  and can be traced about five miles on each  side of the creek. It has not been prospected much but it is reported that gold  has been found in the rock by a few of  the locators. Altogether about 50 pros-  have gone to the new gold belt. Last  year it was credibly reported about $2000  in placer gold and about $100 in platinum  were taken from Granite creek by the  Chinese. In the early days fortunes were  made placering, now, however, all eyes  are fixed on the gold in the rock and it is  believed that Granite creek will yet regain its former prestige as a gold producer.  The first shipment of coal from the  mines of the International Coal & Coke  company of Blairmore was made last  week, when one car of coal was shipped  to Phoenix. The coal "will be used for operating the steam shovel in the surface  workings of the Granby mines.   Another  car of coal is en route to the Granby  smelter. Although the work at the coal  mines is only in its initial stage, about 25  miners are employed and two carloads of  coal are being taken out daily in the  course of regular* development. The International Coal & Coke company, with a  capital stock of $3,000,000 was recently organized by leading official of the Granby  company.  Byron N. White of the Slocan Star  mine passed through to Sandon this morning. Mr. White ' is; very enthusiastic  about the future of tie Kootenays and  thinks that Nelson will be booming in a  few months. He thinks that siiver will  reach 65 cents an ounce and stay there.  Anyone "who has followed the fate of silver knows that the white metal is on the  eve of a permanent rise.  After being closed ' down for many  months work has been resumed on the  Last Chance, one of the famous mines of  the Slocan.   .  Dr. Arthur will: examine the Silver  Glance at Bear lake; with a view to resuming operations on the property.  Approacbing.prosperity is bringing back  many old-timers back to the Slocan, along  with many faces new to the camp.  The Slocan Star ��� at> Sandon has paid  nearly $500,000 in dividends to its owners-  It is run by business men who know the  difference between a stope and abeer keg.  Paul Hauck has leased the Champion  and Sapphire claims in the Slocan and  will start work this week.  C. F. Caldwell reports that the crosscut  tunnel on the Pontiac will be driven a total length of 600 feet.  Work is being prosecuted on the Province, a claim on Kaslo creek, owned by  Henry Giegerich.  Fifty men are working on the Silver  Flume and the mine will be shipping in a ;  few days.  George  Alexander is  re-opening  the,  many Slocan mines in which he is interested.  The Rochester owners have expended  $90,000 on the Hartney, near New Denver.  The long tunnel on the Marion near  New Denver will be finished this year.  A tunnel 500 yards long will be rim on  the Antoine in the Slocan.  About 200 prospectors are staking the  ground along Poplar creek.  An aerial tramway is being put in at  the Idaho, in the Slocan.  The Payne will have its zinc plant running early iu August.  The Whitewater will resume operations  in a few days.  c/1 Critical Reply to Mrs. Clayton's  Idealistic TXeltos on Socialism  [Associated l'ress to The Evening Tribune ]  Anderson, Indiana, July 25.���With  one ounce of salt, six ounces of pure water, six ounces of ninety per cent alcohol,  all mixed in an ordinary glass dish, and  two ounces of aqua amonia in five small  plates, aud all covered by an air-tight  glass globe, Dr. Charles W. Littlefield of  Alexandra, Indiana, declares that he has  created life in the form of thousands of  atoms of animated substances similar to.  well developed germs of life and trilobites.  It has not been determined what the  germs or atoms would propogate.  [Associated Press to The Evening'Tribune]  .  London, July 25.���A long distance de-  =sputch'fronrSofiaf^Bi_garia7"datecl^Tues-  day, appeal's in one of the London papers  this morning, which quietly discusses  trade matters, describes a review of tlie  troops, and contains no indication of  trouble or reference to affairs at the palace.  A Vienna despatch, just received, says  that prince Ferdinand lias not come to  Vienna, that he passed through Budapest  at ono o'clock this morning, seeing nobody, and proceeded immediately to Eb-  enthal, in the Austrian Alps, where his  mother lives, taking with him a numerous suite. It is stated that a cabinet ro-  nency has been arranged for a month, although it is generally admitted that tlio  political situation is not the rosiest. Although the wiu- party is anxious for a  trial of strength witli Turkey, there is absolutely no confirmation from any source  of revolutionary rumors. It is said in  quarters that prince Ferdinand warned  tho Ausriau and Russian governments  that he would not return unless the powers guaranteed the application of. Macedonian reforms, but the statement is not  confirmed.  [Associated Press to The Evening Tribune.]  New York, July 25.���Shamrock I, the  defeated cup challenger of four years ago,  will have a duel with the Columbia, over  the America Cup course, or at Newport,  probably after the Cup races are decided.  E. D. Morgan at Newport, has declared  his willingness to race Columbia, her  former adversary, under any conditions  and at any time suitable to sir Thomas  Lipton. Sir Thomas has accepted the offer and a race is certain.  [Associixted l'ress to The Evening Tribune.]  London, July 25.���The Standard this  morning prints a Tien Tsiu despatch  which says that the New Chwang: trains  are crowded with Russian troops going in  the direction of Port Arthur and that  these trains' are taking precedence over  noi-mal traffic and that heavy guns and  other artillery is also being sent.  [Associated Press to The Evening Tribune.]  Paws, July 25.���Five witnesses who  have been examined in connection with  the Fail* will, declare that they did not  see Moraune and Mas, the cyclists who  declared in New York that they were the  only witnesses of the tragedy on or near  tlie scene of the accident. Mas has visited the scene with counsel, with a view  to preparing his defence in the present  perjury elirrges against him and has also  taken a number ���of photographs while  there. ���       , _^  [Associated Press to Thc Evening Tribune.1  London, July-25.���The Times prints a  Pekin despatch commenting ou the Manchurian situation,. which says that Russia's declaration to the powers on_tho subject of opening Manchurian ports, which  prince Ching asserts was not communicated to China, is interpreted in Pekin to  -nioan-thatrRussia'wil^not^perniit'ChiiSr  to enter into any engagements with other  powers regarding Manchuria which may  embarrass Russia in tlie future when the  territory finally becomes a Russian province. Hence, the correspondent says,  Russia's refusal to allow foreign settlements similar to those in Chinese treaty  ports. It is openly contended by Russians  that Harbin i.s a purely Russian city, to  which a foreign consul could only be appointed with Russian consent'. If the  United States, continues the correspondent, considers the declaration satisfactory and believes Russia will assist in developing foreign trade in Manchuria, it  must be kept in surprising ignorance of  the unhappy experience of. an American  trading company both at Vludivostock  and Port Arthur. The air is full of rumors and the situation seems pregnant  with possibilities. There is no pretence  of evacuation in Manchuria. On the contrary reinforcements iu-e constantly arriving. There is a continuous southward  movement of troops and guns, whilst as a  result of general Kurapatkin's visit, Dalny  is to have two powerful forts and a garrison of 15,000. The coast and railway  from Port Arthur to a point two sections  above Dalny, is to be strongly fortified.  There are incessant shipments of powder  and foodstuffs to Port Arthur and feverish drilling and gun practise of the Russian fleet, all of which may forbode war,  but whicli accounts for the fear, common  in North China, that war is possible. After describing the movement of Russian  troops to oth'er points, the despatch concludes by saying that the stories of it  British and Japan joint note to Russia,  are fictitious as far as can be ascertained  in Pekin. Up to the present time, says  the despatch, no policy could be more reasonable or more self-restrained than Japan's, but that it is impossible to conceal  the fact that the uncertainty of the future causes uneasiness.  Kamloops, July 24.���Alex. Louis, the  Indian, who was sentenced to be hanged  for the murder of his squaw at Vernon,  was executed here this morning, in the  goal yard at 8 o'clock by hangman Radcliffe. He went to the scaffold with a  fcmile aud seemed satisfied that the end  was so near.  I regret to see that Mrs. .'Clayton has  fallen into the same mistaken judgment  of my views on Socialism as many others  have done on other aubjects. Criticism  of a system does not necessarily imply  that the criticiser is an ''enemy," far  from it; I hardly think that any who  may have read niy article can possibly  conclude that I am hostile to Socialism. I  have taken upon myself recently'to criticise modern education and religion; it  does not follow that I am necessarily an  enemy to good education nor Christianity  as I conceive it. Far from it, for none  more than I realize that education, faulty  though it is, is still doing for the world,  while it is my belief that to the church belongs the great work of regenerating the  world by way of raising their present ultra exoteric teachings for that which shall  embody the spirit as contrasted with the  husk of thc letter now being fed to the  multitude.  Mrs. Clayton makes a point of tlie tremendous success of Socialism in Germany;  while it cannot be ignored as a factor in  tlie politics of that land, it will be found  on closer inspection to be the forced outcome of the hostility of the present em-  ^peroi-_agaiiistLfrccktliought=and-speochand-  has not come as the natural growth of the  people of that laud. Now it is the belief  of tlie school of thought to which I belong, that any line of action that does not  come naturally aniong people as tlie outcome of thought along any particular line,  is built on thc shifting sands of fanciful  speculation and may be usurped at anytime by some new popular conception  looking to the attainment of that ideal  government, which is after all, the object  of all humanitarian efforts.  Mrs. Clayton makes the bald statement  that the caste system in India is bad; this  is the favorite theme with Christian missionaries to that land, who are never tired  of felling tlie people in tho West of the  degradation of that groat country and of  emphasizing that salvation alone can  come through thoir particular religion.  Wiser men of tho same church are less emphatic in thoir statements as to  this, and  are beginning to realize the fact that the  result of Christian' proselytizing in that  land during the past 50 years has not been  commensurate with the millions of pounds  which have been poured into the mission  funds having for its object the Christianizing of the so-called heathen. - So long  as the word "degradation" is mentioned  in connection with India, and; its people;  by Christians, so long as the- great cities;  .of their continent continue to wreak with ���  thefOurhi'oi:!_l'"hiiasnia ai-smgv''froni' ail  absolute degradation existing in all its  Sodom and Gomorrah hideousness, it were  wise to refrain from discussion of a matter alike impertinent and pharisean.  The Inca Socialism to whicli I made  reference.existed thousands of years before the one to which Mrs. Clayton thinks  I mentiened. Unfortunately, the information regarding it has been obtained by  superphysical methods and will consequently be rejected as being without "authority." There can be, however, no possible harm in reading it (I have an article on the subject, which I hope to pub-  blish soon) and accepting only as a dream  of ideal social conditions which were carried out for a number of years and which  brought happiness and contentment to a  vast empire, ruled over by an autocratic  emperor, and a government absolute in  its power.  Modern Socialism is bent on regenerating tlie world by way of the bullot; there  is apparently no other way of solving  iproblemsioHil"e'-tliiiu=by"packih^="parlia~  ment with Socialists with the calm assurance that personal interests would not  weigh one iota in their calculations of  good government. Does Mrs. Clayton  imagine for one moment that if the federal parliament at Ottawa was composed  of Socialists, that their rule would be  spotless under present conditions? Socialism has not so far made thc impression on  Immunity that the units of whicli it is  composed are any less greedy after tlio  personal interest than are those of any  other political faith. They aro men of  the same flesh and blood, carried away  just as much by the ruling passion of gain  as thc others are. Placed in power, with  no previous training essential to good rule,  and what is more, not to the manner born,  what kind of rulers might the masses  look for?  Thc question can be easily answered by  flu! simple statement that it would certainly be no better than at present and  with odds largely in favor of its being far  worse. Intoxicated with this power,  which even strong minds find hard to resist, they would be swept off their feet by  a tide of corruption, the outcome of a  personal scramble for the self, and we  would be present face to face with the reflection on a large scale of the story recorded in the old book of -the man who ;  was forgiven a debt and who forthwith  wanted his pound of flesh from, the man,.  " who owed ___ii."' The statement about politicians living up to'principles is nice in  print, but hardly borne out by results,  and what reason on earth is there for supposing that Socialist members would live  up to their principles any more than those  of the Liberal, Conservative or Independent parties?  Mrs. Clayton closes her criticism with  the prepostorous statement fhat the Sermon on the Mount can only be earned  out by electing Socialistic members to  parliament. She has evidently spared  herself the closer study of the tenets of  her faith, for if she wore to dive a little  beneath the surface -she'-will find this  "Cause" which will bring into effect, as  if by magic, the present ideal dream of  her cult. True socialism is after all the  incarnation of the highest conception of  the Brotherhood of Man, not in words but  in deed. From this is deduced the simple  statement that the world should be ruled  by love. If a man love his neighbor as  hiuyi^,^^_j\voiiMjloJiinuno  "forever seek his good; he would need no  law in that he would not seek to take advantage of him and his units, instead of  as at present working for themselves,  would be working for the whole aud thus  would arise the ideid of which the Socialist dreams, where liberty, equality, and  fraternity would bo erected on the sure  foundation of truth and justice.  How, then, shall this be brought about?  By the making of this brotherhood of man  a deep reality; by burning it into the  hearts of men so time tliey will be fired,  even as thoy are today with the love of  country and the desire to carry its flag to  the glory of battle victory. Then, and  then alone, will 'dawn tho true socialism,  for it will embody the genu of all religions of the world, by none more transeeiid-  ently presented than when Iho great soul  of Nazareth said "This is 1113* command-  ent, that ye love one another, even as 1  have loved you." F. AV. Pkttit.  Nelson, July 22.  the cost of refining out the silver is the same, per ton of bullion,.  whether it be rich or lean.    If  the  silver runs very low it does  not pay for refining, soit is left in the lead and virtually wasted.  A certain proportion of wet ores must  be  used as a flux, otherwise the rich dry ore in the smelter would refuse to melt.    As,  the few American wet ore mines become exhausted the Canadian,'  wet ores will become valuable as fluxes.    Bonusing the exhaus-.  tion of them now is a future as well as a present loss.    It is as*~  if the old province of Upper Canada had paid a bonus for the cut- i'~  ting and marketing of  the then valueless  white  pine  of the  northern forests.    That industry  could not then be carried on-'  without a bonus, just as the-mining of wet ores, under existing -  natural and artificial disabilities, cannot go on without aid. .Tlie-j  earlier inhabitants were wise in their own generation and wise J  in the future, in letting the northern forests remain.    But now '  the few who seek temporary advantage find  a  pliable  govern-.  ment and an equally pliable opposition."  "Our house of commons is assuming somewhat the appearance1,-.  of ' a  Chicago  bucketshop, senators and government ministers 7  always  having  the  inside track.    Just see how the swindlers,"  worked.    Iron bounties are; granted with the understanding that \  a reduction in the amount will take place each year for a certain".  number of years  until the  whole bounty sj'stem is wiped out. ~1  The innocent individual values and disposes of his stock in iron :  companies accordingly.    Then  a  certain number of  sharpers  who have the inside track buy up the stock and our government ,  at once announces that bonuses will not only continue, but be-;?'  increased.    See what that adds to the value of the shares bought �����  b\*- those on the inside who knew increased bounties were 'com-*  ing.    How much   better are jobs like that than Pare and Holf'  den's job in the Napanee Bank robber}*-, .or of the brigands.who  kidnapped Miss Stone ?    We hear of some of the ministers-and^t,  senators   being  financially  good shots, but the lawyer/govern^  ment must get credit  for placing the game in easy .range., |,A$|i  pot-hunter might do good bagging under' such circumstances^  A great scheme of railroading is now in progress ,\ also-the bon1.;  using of iron and steel, and everything else" that tends to rob ���  the farmer.    When completed, the whole will prove to be one  of the greatest swindles ever perpetrated 011 any civilized coun-,  try modern or ancient history can tell of."  AN UPHEAVAL IN STOCK EXCHANGE  GREAT EXCITEMENT OVER LOSS OF FISHERMANS RING  [Associated Press to The Evening Tribune.]  New Yohk, July 25.���The Herald's  Rome correspondent cables the following:  Every effort is being made in the Vatican  to prevent the news of a terrible scandal  leaking out. Tho ring of the fisherman,  which should have been found on the  hand of the pope, has disappeared. It is  not so much a question of its material as  of its assumed value, for the ring of the  fisherman is used to seal the papal bulls  and is the outward sign of the authority  of tlie pope. When thc cardinal camer-  lingo certifies the death of a pope, ho receives the ring of thc fisherman from the  chamberlain of the pope. It is then destroyed in the presence of tho cardinals at  the first meeting of the sacred college  held after the popo's death When cardinal Oreglia, the present cnmerlingo. had  certified to the death of Leo XIII, Mgr.  Bisteti was a prey to tho deepest despair  and had to admit the ring had disappeared. Cardinal Orcgalia, who, ns is  the custom, brought his declaration of  having received the ring from the papal  chamberlain all written out. but hnd il  put back iu his pocket. Mgr. Bisletti  can give no indication as to the robber.  The theft must have taken place between  the death of the pope and the morning of  the following day when cardinal Oregalia  officially certified to his death. During  this time a number of persons entered the  death chamber. To prevent the scandal  from becoming known outside the Vatican  the Observatore Komaueo published a  statement that Cardinal Oregalia had  duly received the ring in the presence of  the cardinals and had destroyed it at the  first meeting of the sacred college, but as  cardinal Orogalia never received the ring  it is out of the question that he could  have witnessed its destruction. The disappearance of the ring has caused a tremendous sensation nt the Vatican where  it is the sole object of conversation. In  the meantime, in Hie certificate of death  of Leo XIII all allusion to receiving the  ring has been suppressed.  At the first meeting of tho college of  cardinals after the pope's death, when the  famous ring should have been broken,  tlie ceremony was omitted and it was put  upon record that the ring, for the moment,  could not be found.  Tne fisherman's ring is known to have  been lost twice before. Once in September, 1895, the late pope was one day insistently asked for an audience by an under sen-ant, and vieldiug to curiosity he  granted it, whereupon  the servant re  stored the ring. The ring has never been  seen since, ns thc pope hid it or locked it  away unseen by anyone, so great was his  fear of losing it again. So far it has not  been discovered but the Vatican authorities assume the ring will undoubtedly be  found.           [Associated l'ress to Tlie Evening Tribune.]  Romi*, July 25.���It having been remarked that the whole scene of the lying  in state was wanting in light, those passing scarcely being able to see the face of  the pope, especially as tliey were not allowed to pause before the body, the authorities of the Vatican added this morning to the flickering candles, a line of electric globes, which shone over the gates of  the chapel of sacrcmcut, thc rays falling  directly on the face of the Into nontifl',  which seemed to be cut in stone, mid illuminated it. with great clearness. The  body will be buried at sunset this evening." Almost all thecabiuct ministers visited St. Peter's today.  [Associated l'ress to The livening Tribune.]  BisucY, July 25.���The King's prize and  gold medal won; won today by color sergeant Davis of the Third Glamorgan Volunteers, with a score of Ull.  [Assoeiiitcd Press to The Evening Tribune.]'.,  New* Yokk, July 25.���Wall street opened today with much anxiety.   Yesterday two failures and fears of more to follow, had worked the street up to a high  nervous   tension.     Brokers    and   cierks  worked until late last night, and in some  cases all night, issuing calls to their customers for additional margins.   The attendance on  the floor   was   exceedingly  large for a midsummer Saturday.   Prices  for Americans in London were generally  better and helped to impart steadiness to  ^i________Jimrk.e.La_i__(_.oponi_igj--but-gainfi=  were let up to those made iu London. Orders to buy tlio Standard railroad stock  were well distributed. So called brokers  taking blocks of New York Central made  almost every commission house that had  orders, buy a r declines. The representative of a leading western house was reported to have purchased moderately of  Grangers. There was also some buying  of an investment character. The list liad  steadied bj' the end of tlie first half hour.  [AsMM-lmod Tress to The ICvenlng Tribune.)  Nrcw Ym-K, July 25.���Additional information concerning tlio failure of Taylor 1-  Coinpauy and W. L. Stower Company  were obtainable this morning. Tlie clerical forces of both firms were at work examining tlie books, assisted by expert accountants. Philip J. Britt. t'ho assignee  of Taylor, said that ho might have a statement Inter in the day. Tlio latest reports  place the liabilities of Taylor t_ Company  tit not less than iJSOO.OOO*. Thc assignee  of Stower & Company was in charge of  that firm's offices. He sent out word that  ha would iie unable to tile oven an approximate schedule of assets and liabilities before Mondav.  [Associated l'ress to Thu Evening Tribune.]  London*, July 25.���Comparatively little  interest is taken in financial circles here  in the liquidation of tlie New York market whicli is believed likely to clear the  atmosphere. The American holdings of  tho British people aro insignificant, and  as a matter of fact, there has been much  selling of la to, and profits were raised  from the falling prices in New York. A  strong feeling prevails that the level of  prices has been reached, which caused  this morning's advance in Americans and  consequent boiler tone of the market.  [Assoeiiitcd l'ress to The I'vening Tribune]  R0.M1:, July 25.���Onthe stroke of midday, ns the noon gun from tho castle of  St. Angolo was fired, the lying-in-state of  the. body of Pope Leo XIII came quietly  to tin end, and those few who still lingered at the gates of the chapel of the  Sacramento in St. Peter's wen- ordered to  leave. Ten minutes Inter the Italian  soldiers filed out of tlio basilica and thc  body was left to the care of those who had  watched by tho pope during his lifetime.  The preparations for this evening's in  terment  were immediately commenced.  It is estimated that eighty thousand people passed the catafalque since Thursday  morning.    The  hist funeral  mass was  celebrated this morning by Mgr. Pienegy.  At the same time  funeral masses were  celebrated in most of the  churches   of  Rome."  The most solemn ceremony today was the reception by the sacred col-  lego   of the whole diplomatic body ac-  ceeded to the Vatican.   The Portuguese  ambassador   delivered   an    address    in  French, expressing the sorrow of all the  powers at the death of pope Leo,  who  had acquired the jinj^rsal^tji*ejn^tyjhe==  worldr^Coi-flihal  Oregalia, dean of the  college of cardinals,   rose and answered  iu Italian, thanking tlie diplomats.   Af-   .  ter this members of the diplomatic body  pressed the hands of all the cardinals and  especially congratulated cardinal Oregalia  on the .sentiments he had expressed.  [Assoeiiitcd l'ress to The Evening Tribune.]  Rome, July 25.���During the early hours  this morning the piaza of St. Peter's was  not so crowded with persons desirous of  viewing the body of pope Leo XIII as on  the two proceeding days; but before long  it became known   that   the opportunity  would cease at noon, and all those who  lmd teen waiting to the last moment hurried to tlie cathedral.  This rush produced  a heavy struggling group of humanity,  which tlie polico liad some difficulty in  handling.   Meanwhile the cafes in  the  vicinity and the vendors of postal cards  and small objects bearing Leo's likeness  were lil-orally patronized.   It seems to be  the firm conviction of many that their  children had received some benefit from  seeing the po]>e, as this morning whole  families were conducted to St. Peter's.  One man entered the chapel with a two-  months' old baby in  his arms.    "Please  lie  careful;   don't  push,"  ho    pleaded  vainly.   Both his ribs and those of the  baby suffered until 11 soldier deliberately  .  took the screaming child from its father's ;  arms and ordered the parent to come for  it later at the police station. ;  [Associated l'ress to The Evening Tribune.]  Duw.i.v, July 25.���King Edward and  queen Alexandra left Dublin by train  shortly before noon today, accompanied  by princess Victoria and their suites on  their way to Newtonwards, county Down,  where they will visit the marquis of Londonderry at his Mount Stewart house. In  a message from king Edward to the Irish  people issued this morning, his majesty  trusts that iu God's providence, the Irish  may enjoy blessings commensurate with  their warm hearts.  [Associated Press to The Evening Tribune.]  London*, July 25.���Lord Bagot, formerly aide-de-camp to the governor-general of Canada, was married at the Oratory, Brompton, at noon today to Lillian  Mav of Baltimore.  Bkuiuadk, July 24.���Prince Ferdinand,  accompanied by his children passed  through this city on his way to Vienna. 'Hie Nelson Tribune  Bank of Montreal  Established 1817.   Incorporated by Act of Parliament.  CAPITAL (all paid up) $13,379,240.00  REST     9,000,000.00  UNDIDVIDED  PROFITS        724,807.75  Head   Office,   Montreal  KT.  HON*.  LORD STRATHCONA AND MOUNT ROYAL, G.C.M.G.,  President.  HON. G. A. DRUMMOND, Vice-President. E. S. CLOUSTON, General Manager.  NELSON BRANCH S^fc."'1  A.   H.   BUCHANAN,  The Canadian Bank of Commerce  With which Is amalgamated  The Bank of British , Columbia  PAID  UP CAPITAL o.."..* 8,700,000  RESERVE VVSD     3,000,000  AGGREGATE KKSOUROES.OVKtt 72,000,000  Head Office:   Toronto, Ontario  HON. GEO. A. COX, President     B. E. WALKER, General Manager  aside and driven hack in a maelstrom ot"  ruffians striving, it would seem, to crush  ns weaker ones out of their way." It  would appeal* that the horrid men are almost as frantic and unmannerly as a  crowd of feminine shoppers iu a hargain  counter rush. We hear no complaints of  this kind in Nelson. In this eity ladies  are always provided with seats on the  street-cars, and over-crowding is strictly  prohibited. In the matter of comfort in  street travel Nelson is vastly superior to  New York.  In British Columbia along about Christmas, Grits will be as scarce as radium.  A prude never goes into spasms when  looking at a nude figure through a telescope.  By adding sugar to cider it becomes  more intoxicating. This is a pointer for  prohibition communities.  Savings   Bank   Department  Deposits received and interest allowed  rS__L,SOIN BRANCH  BRUCE  HEATHCOTE,  Manager  The Nelson Tribune  Founded in 1892.     A   .  THE TRIBUNE COMPANY, LIMITED,  PKOl'RIKTOKS.  McDonald Block, Baker Street.   Telephone 120.  The Evening Tribone  ADVERTISING RATES.��� Display advertisements will be Inserted in The Evening Tribune  and The Nelson Tribune (six Insertions a week)  at the rate of FIFTY CENTS per inch per week,payable on Monday of each week. Single inscrtions.lO  cents an inch on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, and 20 cents an  inch on Saturdays.  SUBSCRIPTION BATES.��� The Evening Tribune and The Nelson Tribune will be delivered  by carrier in Nelson for FIFTEEN CENTS a week,  or FIFTY CENTS a month, payable in advance.  SATURDAY,  JULY 25, 1903  come Avill continue to be, restive, rebellious and revengeful. They love a good  fight just as much as Kentucky mountaineers a gory feud.  Nelson i.s big enough to run its own political affairs witnout leaning on the Coast  for dictation.  Nomination day is fixed for  Thursday,  October loth, three  months hence, and  election day will probably be two weeks  later. - Three months is a long time for  candidates to wait, and some of them like  candidate Patterson of The Islands and  candidate Taylor of Nelson, have been  in   the  field, now  for oyer   a: month.  Conservative  party   candidates,    it   'is  likely,   will  be   nominated   on    Saturday,   August   loth,   which    will    give  them over two months iu which to 'electioneer.    The  returning officers named  for the ridings of Nelson City, Ymir, Slocan, and Cranbrook should be satisfactory.  Ttobert A. Renwick of Nelson City isgov-  . eminent agent at Nelson; Robert G-. Henderson is a pioneer business man of the  Slocan; Robert M. Perdue is an old-time  resident of Trail;   and John Hutchison  is one of Cranbrook's best-known business  men.   R. W. Armstrong of Rossland, W.  H.   Walby of Kaslo, Hi C. Kernan of  Grand Forks, John S. T. Alexander of  Fernie, J. W. Devlin of Golden, George  T. Newman of Revelstoke, and George  Cunningham of Greenwood are the returning officers for the other ridings in  the southeastern portion of the province.  "., Parties who sell refreshments, either  solid or liquid, at picnics are required under the provisions of the provincial license act, to take out either a regular  trader's license or a special license. The  fee for a trader's license is $5 for every  six months.   Such a license entitles the  ^KlQer"t6^U'inerchandise^t=a*=park"*like-=  __okanee,or any other iii the same district, for six months. The fee for a special permit to sell beer, wines or liquors for  forty-eight hours is $15; but the party  selling must have a retail liquor license in  the district in which the picnic is held.  Kokanee park, for instance, is in the Slocan license district, and applications for a  permit, to sell liquors there must be made  to the chief license inspector for Slocan  district, J. T. Black of New Denver.  Much trouble and possibly expense, and  no end of friction, will be saved if the  . .law as stated above, is observed. Provincial constables do not make the laws; but  if they fail to enforce them they get into  trouble, for if" they overlook violations  in one instance, they willl bo expected to  do it in others.  A prospectors union has been formed iu  Nelson. Their scale of prices for claims  has not yet been made known.  This week every farmer who brings a  basket of fruit to this office will get his  name in the paper, in small caps if necessary. ���   ���  .      ���  The real editor of this diminutive daily  having gone to the coast in search of salt  air, David Carley can now come in either-  door.    Both are both open.  ���'*' By a recent act of parliament all railroads in Canada are compelled to carry  free all members of the senate and house  of commons. The act should have included all editors over 20 years behind the  peh.'--'."; y    .,���-..-. yy- ������ :a \.'<������'���''.  The lacrosse team of New Westminster  fell into the clam chowder last Saturday,  and Vancouver swelled up until it touched  the clouds. The fish-eating sports will  probably nestle amid the vapor of victory  until Nelson pushes them against terra  firms.- ������'    .        ��� ��� ��� ���  The Tourist Association of Nelson is a  horrible josh upon usefulness. The live  wire of public opinion might make it look  less like a corpse in the moonlight.  If the business men of Nelson desire to  have this city known as the great commercial center of Southern Britisli Columbia everyone of them should put a big ad  iu this journal, and the New Denver  Ledge.   The department" of agriculture wants  an agrostologist. The Nelson Agricultural Society should look into the matter,  they might have one on hand and uot  know it.    ^ ���  "It Happened Once Before," was "the  title of the only editorial in thc issue of a  Kansas paper during the recent flood.  The editorial was taken bodily from Geu-  esis_whercin_is__ given, a  description of  It begins to look very much as if there  would soon be "something doing" in the  Balkans. The relations between Bulgaria  and Turkey are strained to the snapping  and the fighting point. Both countries  are massing troops, and all on account of  Macedonian revolution. Bulgaria deeply  sympathizes with the aims and ideals of  the revolutionists, and is known to esteud  to them both moral and active support, in  the belief that Macedonia will not hesitate to join Bulgaria after the driving out  of the Turkish oppressor. These Balkan  revolutions and warlike demonstrations  cannot be kept up much longer without  provoking a resort to arms, the consequence of which would be almost sure to  gravely endanger the peace of all Europe.  It is often asserted that everything would  be quiet in the Balkans if the Turk could  be induced or forced to yield up Constantinople and to retire across the Bosphorus.  Judging by recent developments, however, such political optimism seems rather  unreasonable. The mongrel, racial elements on the peninsula are not built for  harmonious, friendly intercourse. They  always have been, and for many years to  Noah's flood in the early days.  Blair is astute, and having lived a long  time in New Brunswick he knows how to  look after Mr. Blair. He sees the end of  Laurier, and knows that a house with a  split in it cannot hold together, so before  the walls tumble he takes to tlie timber  and looks up another tree.  Politics have been strenuous iu Ontario  for some time past, and have called forth  remarks like this from the Manitoulin  Conservator. That paper says: "When  the angel Gabriel blows his last trumpet,  and gathers home to the Lord the souls  who have suffered in daring to do right  in the face of uiiKunnountable odds, on  that great day when all shall be justly  judged aud equally rewarded, if Bob  Gamey does not receive a whiter plume  than Boyd or Falconbridge, we confess  we would be inclined to lose our faith in  the justness of things in heaven."  Theodore Roosevelt recently addressed  a religions meeting and Mark Hanna exhorted beforo the Salvation Anny. If  politicians in the States can use the pulpit in their business we see nothing to  prevent the practice spreading to British  Columbia. The Rev. colonel Prior might  preach to the Anglicans a sermon on  "Why I quit." Rev. Bill Galliher could  enthuse any Baptist congregation, while  David Carley would make a hit before any  congregation preaching upon the beauties  of standing pat.  New York girls who are employed in  offices and stores remote from their places  of residence have petitioned the elevated  railroad for special cars for women.  "Night after night," says one of them,  "have I waited patiently for five, ten, or  even fifteen minutes on the very edge of  the platform in the hope of obtaining a  place or a seat in an incoming empty train  and then as the gates were opened I and  women  around me have been   dragged  Lager means lying. These are the days  when we would rather be lager in the  shade than telling the truth in The Tribune ofiice.  An hotel in Golden advertises its' rates  as being from $1.50 to $5 a day. The proprietor i.s evidently playing both ends to  catch the middle.  The forest fire fiend does not appear to  be prosperous this summer. Copious  rains and vigilant lumbermen are his  deadly enemies.  The mine-owners of Sandon tomorrow  should form an association that will be  good for something besides drinking whiskey and cursing the country.  A carrier pigeon can fly 1200 yards a  minute. This is almost equal to the  speed the Liberals in Manitoba made in  reaching their homes on Monday.  Judging from what the Liberals say  about the Conservatives in this province,  it would likely be a good policy for every  one to lock their doors until the campaign  is over.         '  Chickens never have consumption, and  serum made from them is being used as a  cure for tubereoliosis. They also never  have dyspepsia, although they break all  polite rules in eating fast and bolting their  food. ';"���' ' ,'-   '���'''-" -���''���' '   : ���������:--- ���;,:.- ���'.-  There may be no flies on Trail, but  judging from a late report the caterpillars are sitting on it strong. This is a  plague sent on the town for the high rates  charged the poor lead mine-owners by the  smelter.   '       ':."   '    : ������   '--  Prospectors for fruit farms are becoming more numerous in Kootenay. Every  encouragement should be given them to  locate, as fruit raising is probably just as  profitable to a country as mining, provided it is extensive enough.  Because a prisoner spoke back to a New  York judge, he got five more years added  to his sentence. A judge .who would  treat any man in such a manner is a personified devil, and only fit for a hell in  which there is an eternal ice famine.  Two brothers have started from St.  Petersburg on a trip araund the world on  a two-humped camel for a wager of $10,-  000. They will have to hump themselves  to make it when passing through Manitoba. All the Grits will want to hang on  behind.          Pope Leo showed that a frail man can  "live'a4ong-'timo-by-exercising=temperauce-  in eating, drinking, and other habits of  daily life. To oiu* mind this is his greatest lesson to mankind, and the world  should benefit by his example, irrespective  of color, creed or flag.  A party of British journalists are coming to British Columbia next mouth.  Here is another chance for Nelson to get  a few columns of good stuff in the European press about our glorious country.  We should get in early nnd have these  editors stay a long time with us.  The stuff sent out from Rome by the  Associated Press to the daily press is  largely nauseous and indelicate. To send  cable messages about the color of the  pope's kidneys after death might be welcomed by allopathic surgeons but it is certainly not relished by anyone whose taste  is not morbid. The A. P. should not  waste electricity with such useless material.    Instead of helping the Grand Trunk Pacific Canada should extend the Intercolonial to the Pacific ocean. Then the people would have the pleasure of coming  west over their own road. We would all  take an interest in the prosperity of the  road and would raise no objection if the  rates were a little high. The more money  the road made the better for us all. We  would all get a dividend.  The citizens of Nelson arc extremely  tolerant. Every night a band of codgers  parade thc streets making a horrible noise  with brass instruments and shrieking iu  frenzied tones about the blood of Jesus.  While the performers in this burlesque are  harmless they have sufficient monetary  acutcness to send a bonuie lassie around  with the plate, just as the fellow on his  knees goes into spasms over God. The  collection plate and God seem to be inseparable.  London, July 2*1.���Barjeon, the novelist, died suddenly this morning.  Trams for Farmers.  B. C. Riblet, the well mining engineer  of Spokane and Nelson, B. C, has turned  a well-known mining device to the benefit  of the farmers of Idaho, says the Seattle  P.-I. The aerial tramway is a familiar  feature of almost every milling camp, but  it is somei hing of a novelty to see that  appliance used for hauling wheat down  tho mountain sides. Mr. Riblet, who  makes a specialty of building aerial tramways, is now constructing two above the  Clearwater, near Lewistou. Idaho. When  seen at the Northern last night, Mr.  Riblet said:  "I am now building two aerial tramways for the farmers of Lewiston, Idaho.  They are uot quite the first of their kind,  as I put two in last year in other parts of  the state, but they are still a very unusual feature of a" farming district. In  this particular place the farms nre situated far up the mountain side, and owiug  to the state of the roads it is almost impossible to get the crops to market.  "For instance, with another harvest  coming on, there is still a portion oi';last  year's crop that has not been got down  the mountain side. Hauling crops in  that vicinity is very expensive work,  especially owing to the fact that part of  the way the grain has to be hauled on  sleds and then transferred to wagons.  With the aerial tram all yon have to do  is to load the buckets, and gravity does  the rest. j  "Perhaps tho greatest mining activity  just now* is being! displayed in what is  known as the Lajrdean district, between  the head of Kootenay lake and the main  Hue of the Canadian Pacific. I am now  putting in four traniways for mines there,  the Silver Cup, ^ettie" L, Eva and Cri-  teriau Oyster. These properties are all  concentrating, and reduction plants will  soon be put in. There is also a great deal  of development work going on in the less  well known mines of the district."  The Gty Council.  At the council meeting Monday evening tho finance committee recommended  ed the payment of accounts amounting to  $1298.80; also $1250 to the Kootenay Lake  hospital. The committee stated that although the expenditure for the half year  was $7074.20 greater than the revenue, the  following amounts will be repaid by tax-  tion: Interest on debentures, $4257;  schools and maintenance $45)22.86; total,  $9279.96. The following, has been expended by the current revenue on capital  account: Sewers, $74.45; waterworks,  $116.01; electric light, $191.78; total,  $382.24; also accounts incurred in 1902 of  $2382.84. The sinking fund of $11,700  due in 1902 was designated last -January,  making a total expenditure of $23,763.04  out of current receipts, A This amount  taken from the total expenditure for six  months would leave the receipts $16,-  688.84 greater than the expenditures for  the same period. The committee was satisfied with the careful and economical  government of the city. The report was  adopted.    ���-������''-'        -'���';.  A by-law to prevent weeds from attaining a vigorous growth passed the committee of the whole, while the encouragement of shade trees and a change iu the  mode of collecting road tax was held over.  The city solicitor did not thing that the  city was responsible fori the drowning of  Scanlan's horse from the city wharf.  Mayor Rose and aldermen Selous aud  Hamilton were appointed a committee to  prolong the stay in Nelson of the delegates from the British Chamber of Commerce.   San Jose Scale.  The following is from a recent issue of  the News-Advertiser: "Four lots of California apples and pears arrived by the  steamer Queen Monday night and were  carefully inspected by inspector Cunningham. The apples were found to be infected with the dreaded San Jose scale  and were all condemned. The pears were  all in bad condition and were also con-  1_emued7~Thlr~en'fire shipnientr~wiirbir  either cremated or shipped to the United  States. Mr. Cunningham wishes it to be  understood by all concerned that thero  will not be the slightest relaxation of  quarantine inspection this season. On thc  contrary, the regulations of the Board of  Horticulture will be more strictly on-  forced at every port of entry in British  Columbia and special instruction will bo  sent to all the quarantine officers. Fruit  growing is attaining such proportions in  the industrial affairs of this province that  it must be protected. Iu speaking of the  Okanagan valley, Mr. Cunningham estimates that from 125 to 150 ears of the best  fruit grown in North America will be  shipped out of that one valley tlie coming  season, and the business is only in its  infancy. From present indications it is  expected that more nursery stock will be  sold and planted next season than was  ever planted in any two yours iu the  history of this province. Fruit growers  are coming to British^ Columbia by hundreds, not the least of inducements held  out to these homeseekers being tho protection which is given them by the horticultural regulations."  Spokane and Kootenay Surveyors.  The Spokane and Kootenay railway surveyors have changed their camp from  Stamped lake, near Naples to the B. M.  Peterson place three miles west of Bonner's Ferry. They are running a line  from Elmii-a through Moravia and Bonner's Ferry, paralleling the Great Northern. Tliey will next try the pass back of  the Peterson ranch. As heretofore stated  the surveyors will probably run a number of lines, finally selecting the route  that proves most economical.  The Banks of 49.  There is so much yellow in far away  camps that peoplo cannot sec it close to  home. The ground along Eagle and Forty-  Nine creeks near Nelsou is full of gold.  The Poorman is working 40 men and running a 20-stamp mill. This mine is 1500  feet deep and has been worked 14 years.  Close to it Joe Duhamel has a claim called  the Dundee,   The lead averages 18 inches  and has been stripped for 700 feet. Coarse  .gold can be panned any place on this claim.  Two tunnels have been run on the property and the quartz averages $35 of free  gold to the ton. The Dundee adjoins the  Paradise, the well-known property of  John Miles. Alex. Long has a claim  above the Paradise that is yellow with  gold, and yet Nelson people run away tithe Klondyke, never dreaming that there  is one within walking distance of their  homes. The Poorman asked Paddy Miles  $13 a ton to run his oro throngii their  stamp mill and the Hall Mines smelter offered him a rate of $7.50 a ton delivered  at Granite Siding.  Mining in Idaho.  The mines in the Coeur d'Alene lead,  but they are not as rich as those in the  Slocan. Contrast lead mining in Canada  with the appended report, aud see what a  difference an imaginary line makes:  Net profits of practically $1,500,000 were  made by the Coeur d'Alene mines during  1902. That magnificent showing is based  upon the sworn returns made by the mining companies to the county assessor of  Shoshone county, and upon it the mines  will pay their taxes. The sworn affidavits  of the mine managers and the fact that  any padding of the profits would only  mean increased taxation assure that tho  figures are conservative and reliable. The  most important thing is the discovery that  the Mammoth is now the most profitable  mine in that remarkable district. It has  a wonderfully high grade of ore, and its  net profits for 1902 were no less than  $347,386 34, That is nearly 40 per cent of  the gross value of the shipments, and the  Mammoth also takes the first rank in that  respect. The Empire State-Idaho company, operating the Tiger, Poorman and  Last Chance mines, comes next with  profits of $280,705.1 (i. The Standard, controlled by the Finch <fc Campbell interests  of Spokane, netted $271,620.37. The Hercules, the new bonanza of the district,  which has been shipping ouly crude ore,  netted about $170,000 from less than 5000  tons shipped. The Bunker Hill & Sullivan, at Wardner, has had rather a lean  streak, and its profits were only about  $68,000. The Morning, at Mullen, owned  by Larson & Greeuough, reports profits  at $111,054.18.  Letter From Kaslo  The editor of The Tribune���Dear sh-���I  notice in the Kootenaian of Thursday,  July 16th, the following paragraph: "Several male children have arrived in Conservative families lately, which we heartily  congratulate the parents upon. We are  only sorry they did not arrive twenty-one  'years ago to aid their beloved fathers in  the coming fight." We are greatly  obliged to the editoivfor his consideration  for the Conservative cause, aud heartily  acquiesce with his well meant ,wish, for  reason that had the above event happened, in all probability no election would  have occurred in the Kaslo riding, as the  Conservative nominee would then go in  by acclamation. Tkue Blue.  Kaslo, July 20, 1903.   "'/    ���    '  During Cariboo's Boorhtide.  A gentleman at present travelling in  the Cariboo country has unearthed an interesting document relating to prices  charged forty years ago. Writing to a  friend in town he says: "In the only  building that marks the old town of Cunningham I found part of a saloon-keeper's  day book. It is for 1S03. The prices are  as follows: Half-bottle of whisky, $4;  1 drink, 50 cents; 10 drinks, $5; 2 lbs  beans, $1.40; 1 lb tea, $2.50; 2 lbs sugar,  $1.80; 1 lb salt, 50 cents; 1 box yeast,  $1.12; 1 plug tobacco, $2; 4 lbs nails, $5;  4000 feet of lumber at 12^_ cents per foot,  $500, etc. Some bills of "drinks are $50,  and many are over $100.���Inland Sentinel.  Two Strange Deaths.  Two persons recently died under extraordinary circumstances in a bathing establishment near Fullham. After taking  a bath they entered their rooms, which  adjoined each" other, aud in a minute or  twooncof^them^was^attaeked^by^apop^  lexy and soon died. It is supposed, however, that he cried for help when he was  attacked, and that his companion heard  him, for he mounted on a chair in order  to look over thc partition iuto his room,  and in doing so touched an electric wire,  whicli gave him such a shock that he fell  backward and broke his nock.  In the Sloan.  The Jackson, in Jackson basin, is preparing to resume shipments and the Bosun  is also preparing to take advantage of the  bounty. George H. Hughes will start  work on the Sunset, in Jackson basin,  early in August, and the mine is expected  to add substantiidly to the magnificent  profit s already divided among iss fortunate owners, one of whom is Francis J.  Finucane, acting manager, of the Bank  of Montreal in Spokane. The Wakefield  and Antoine mines are to resume shipping  and the list of of properties on which ore  is to be stoped and shipped within the  next three months might be almost in-  defiuitely extended.    .  The Garden of Kootenay.  " The Upper Columbia valley is destined  tc be known as the "Garden Valley of the  Kootenays," in a very few years, the Outcrop verily believes and so does everyone  who knows anything about this valley.  Just now this is very evident to all. The  miles and miles of grassy slopes, deep ravines aud hilltops are literally red with  strawberries aud other wild fruit, while  iu the hundreds of gardens throughout  the valley every kind of fruit is seen  growing luxuriantly. Every year more  people are engaging in gardening and  others preparing more land for that purposo.���Wilmer Outcrop.  Tourist Travel.  The indications point to a large influx  of tourists to this province in August and  September, and Nelson should get a large  share of the trade if it is properly looked  after. Special rules have been granted by  railway companies for a number of conventions to be held on tho Pacific Coast  and these will attract many visitors, both  from Eastern Canada and the Uuited  States, a large number of whom may  reasonably be expected to spend a short  time here.  ORE SHIPMENTS  [For the Week Ending Saturday, July 18th]  Granby mines, at Phoenix  7>344  Mother Lode mine, near Greenwood  3-331  Snowshoe mine, at Phoenix  i>950  Sunset mine, near Greenwood ,  1*150  Emma mine, near Greenwood  240  Athelstan mine, near Greenwood  175  LeRoi mine, at Rossland  3-2io  B. C. mine, near Eholt  Sio  Oro Denoro, near Eholt  270  Center Star mine, at Rossland   i>590  War Eagle mine, at Rossland  1,020  Kootenaj* mine, at Rossland  275  LeRoi No. 2 mines, at Rossland  7S0  Giant mine, at Rossland  40  Velvet mine, near Rossland  125  Jumbo mine, near Rossland  125  This ore was shipped to smelters at Boundary Falls,  Greenwood, Grand Forks, Trail, and Nelsou, with the exception of that shipped from the LeRoi aud Kootenay  mines, which went to the Northport smelter. The output  of the Ymir, Wilcox, Arlington, Second Relief, Silver King,  Venus, and Granite mines, all in Nelson district, cannot be  given, as the ore is treated in mills at the mines aud oiily  the concentrates shipped to the smelters. The shipments  from Slocan mines are still small, but will rapidly increase,  as the forces at nearly all the mines are being increased.  IN THE NIGHT  Delegates from the British Chamber of Commerce. will visit  British Columbia this year, with a view of educating themselves  upon the resources of this country. They are scheduled to  reach Nelson in the night, and leave in the morning for the  Boundary, without ever getting a glimpse of Rossland. We��  fail to see much sense or benefit in such a visit. If these astute  English manipulators of trade only see Nelson in the dark from'  the rear end of a bus, and Rossland not at all, how can they  judge the merits of a district without seeing it's leading towns ?  Surely not by looking at us through a telescope from Greenwood. The Tourist Association and Board of Trade should  break away from their sleep and exercise their ability in this  matter. Everything possible should be done to show this delegation everything we have in the country, from Three Forks to  Midway. No local jealousy should be displayed, for what  benefits one town will also assist the others. Show them all  our camps, towns, and mines, so that they will never cease  talking about the glories of Southeastern British Columbia.  Thre is nothing like advertising to make the world look; but  ads���caunot=be^seen=in=the^dark.i=Jrherefore,^at^alLha>'ards,yvve_  must have all delegations see Nelson when the sun is on shift.  GRITS AND LEAD  The  Liberals   of  Canada  are  not  particularly progressive.  When fate placed them in power, they did not boldly proceed to  carry  out  the  platform upon which the}- had stood for 3-ears.  The}' merel}'  hopped into the protection bus, pulled down thc  blinds a little, aud  went right along the Conservative road to  fleshpots.    The Laurier government is short of brains, and we.  do  not  wonder at Tarte aud Blair quitting the fold.    It is ex-  tremel}* annoying for men with plenty of gra}' matter in their  upper stopes to be surrounded by a lot of petty minds incapable of rising above the first gauge without going to pieces.   By  one thing alone the Laurier government will curse this country  if left iu power.    That  thing  is  its  truckling to religion.    In  this it is conservative enough to suit the most zealous bigot that  ever conned a prayer.    Look at its action upon the  lead  question !    Although demanding duty upon almost everything used  in the Slocan, it  refused to place a duty upon even one of our  productions.    It was not brave enough to give us free trade or  protection 011 one article.    Either policy would suit us.    Instead  of this  it  shuffles in a bonus proposition to help the big producers of lead, and the lead manufacturers   of  Montreal, while  the Grit press gushes to the limit over Laurier's efforts to pull  the Slocan into prosperity by  a  vote-catching dodge, so thinly  veiled that even a bat could see through it in daylight. The Nelson Tribune  Bomb, July July 21.���This morning  began the first of these grnndoise and  union ceremonies which follow the demise of a pope, and although private, it  wus conducted with great pomp and was  most impressive. All the cardinals present iu Borne, numbering twenty-nine, assembled at the palace to view the remains  of the late Leo XIII aud to officially pronounce him dead. Cardinal Oreglia, dean  of the sacred college and carmelndo of the  holy Roman church, had to put aside his  cardinal robes, a.s a sigu of deep mourning, and was gowned entirely in violet,  while other cardinals wore crimson robes  with violet colors, indicative of mourning.  Within the death chamber the body lay  with a white veil over the face, surrounded by Franciscan pelitentiaries, while outside the noble guard maintained a solemn  vigil. The profound silence was only  broken by the chanting of prayers for the  dead. Into this solemn presence came  the mourning procession of cardinals,  who kneeling, silently prayed, then the  prelates reverently looked on while cardinal Oreglia approached the remains.  London, July 20.���Long biographical  sketches, memoirs, and editorials are  called forth bjr the death of the pope, aud  the English papers all team with expressions of the warmest sympathy and deep  regard on account of his simple life and  admiration for the statesmanlike qualities  displayed by him throughout his pontificate. A contrast is drawn between the  unique position that papacy now holds in  international consideration compared with  the shattered, discredited position at the  time of the death of Pius IX. His victory-  over Bismark is everywhere recalled as  c the most brilliant example of diplomatic  sagacity, and the editorials dilate upon  the successful manner in which he reconciled himself to the spirit of modern times  in dealing with France, America, and  England.  This morning's Post says: "The keys  of St. Peter that death snatched from him  aro now the symbols of a worldwide monarchy such as even Islam itself, with its  countless millions, cannot boast."  . The Daily News says: "History will  not soon forget that little frail������ white' figure who' occupied the most striking position iu the civilized world. Leo XIII will  be remembered as one of the greatest  popes ahd humblest christains.":  The Daily Telegram says: "The Catholic world mourns the loss of one of the  noblest priests, most accomplished scholars and wisest statesmen who has ever  filled St. Peter's chair."  Pakis, July 21.���The Figaro this morning in its comment on pope Leo describes  him as one of the greatest of the political  popes. It says: "Pope Leo leaves the  Roman church stronger, more alert, and  more closely allied with the life of the  people than it was under any predecessor  during the past century."  The Journal also emphasizes the late  pope's political ability, saying, " The  church still needs diplomatists, may pope  Leo's successor bo another Leo."  The Gaulias, which is published with a  ��� mourning border, contains au article by  Ferdinand Brunetioc, who declares that  pope Leo's eternal honor for history will  bo that he realized that the church's  action must be social. The Matin says,  "The pope's reign was uot sullied,by a  single word of hatred or threatening,  gesture." The Eclair and Petit Journal  both dwell especially on the efforts of  pope Leo to maintain good relations with  the French government. The former reproaching his lack of firmness and com-  bativity and the latter declaring him to  have beeu vanquished, adding that defeat  came before his death. The Soliel also  dwells on the pope's special affection for  Frauce, which it says, was so ill requitted  by the government.  Rojie, July 21.���According to a statement coining from high sources, arrangements at the Vatican aro being pushed  forward which will enable the conclave of  cardinals to hegiii__ sitting August 1st-,.  ^HoweverTit "is^uow^h"6ughT"the session  may last considerably longer than at first  expected, even long enough to permit cardinal Mora of Sydney, N.S.W., to arrive  iu time to take part in the proceedings.  An ambassador to thc Vatican says the  question of pope Leo's successor is a  peculiarly open one at the present moment. The personality of the candidates  plays a much more important part thau  in any preceding conclave, since the conditions prevailing in the past arc now entirely changed.  Formerly the sacred college was divided into' several distinct parts. There  was first that cardinals who were members of the great Roman family, nearly  every one of whicli was represented in the  election of a pope. At the present time  there is only ouo scion of the Roman  house among' the cardinals, namely, cardinal Batista Casali Deldago, who from  the standpoint, of a new pope is relatively  unimportant. Then there were parties  composed of cardinals appointed by the  same pope, who usually ranged themselves in separate bodies. In addition to  the members of the sacred college appointed by the pope who has just passed  away, there were usually considerable  able' numbers chosen to be his successor,  and eveu a new oue appointed by the pope  preceding him. In consequence of Leo  XIII's long reign these particulars eventually disappeared. In the present conclave  there will only be one cardinal, cardinal  Oreglia, who was not appointed by pope  Leo. As a result of these changes the approaching conclave will be much more  under the influence of individual candidates than in the past, rendering it impossible to forecast the election with any  degree of certainty. It is highly probable  that the uew pope will be a man at present not thought about.  Rome, July 22.���Dr. Lapponi this morning presented to cardinal Oreglia, dean of  the sacred college, the official report of the  autopsy performed yesterday on the body  of Leo XIII, which was conducted as far  as possible in connection with the embalming. The report is chiefly important  as disproving the presence of cancer of  nephritis. The text of the report is as  follows: "We began by injecting into the  thigh over five litres of special preserving  liquid. Having opened the abdomen, the  lower viscera were extracted and were  found to be perfectly helathy. The spleen  and kidneys were also absolutely normal.  In the latter, the cortical substance was  well preserved and of a pale pink color.  After opening the  thorax, it was found  that the heart, the aorta, and tho cartotid  arteries were healthy except that in the  arch of the aorta was found nn atheromatous excrescence.   Nothing unusual was  found in the pericardium.    The pleura on  the left side was quito normal, but on tho  right side the pleura was full of liquid of  au orange yellow color above and bloody  at the bottom, with a large clot of fibrine  floating.    More fibrine was on  the free  surface of the pleura towards the ribs,  with a slight scraping of fibrine easily detached,  allowing a view of the surface  serum.     Tho   upper    superior   part   of  the right lung was quite normal, but the  upper lower portion was somewhat hard  aud cracked at the touch, while in cutting  a whitish, frothy liquid oozed out.   The  inferior lobe had partly adhered to the  wall of the thorax, and when this was cut  a dirty white,  abundant liquid without  gas oozed out, showing complete hepitaza-  tion.   Afterwards the thorax was filled  witli medicated cotton and an. antiseptic  absorbing substance, after which the incision made for the examination was sewn  up aud the body put in order.   The arrangement of the face was difficult.   All  members of the august body were bandaged, as in the case of mummies, and the  bandages were smeared with au imperishable varnish.     Signed, Miseppe, Lap-  poui.''   This report was accompanied with  an anatomic diagnosis made by all doctors  participating in the  embalming, which  says there was found a round gray hepita-  zation of the right inferior  pulmonary  lobe with much pleuritic liquid of a serum  fibrine character, partly hemorrhagic, thus  confirming the clinical diagnosis.  Rome, July 23.���Today the form of Leo  XIII lay in state in the bassilia of St.  Peters, while thousands of persons from  ordinary walks of life came to pay their  last tribute of love aud veneration. Tbe  impressive ceremonies of yesterday were  viewed by only the favored few of the  nobility, aristocrats, and the highest  clergy, but today the doors were opened  to the entire public. Five minuter after  six the gates were opened and thc human  tide began to flow in.* The jam at the  narrow entrance soon became terrific,  threatening serious results to the struggling mass of half fainting women and  children. Although the crowd was not  extraordinarily large, the steady .movement into the funnel like enclosure made  the pressure terrible. Many women had  their dresses or veils torn off and some  were lifted exhausted over the wooden  enclosure and out of the crush.  this camp. H. L. Johnson, the roadmas-  ter, also came in with Mr. Ross and William Yolen Williams. A number of improvements in the trackage at the Granby  mines wero looked over and decided ou.  The Old Ironsides ore bins will have another sidetrack and the timber spur will  be lengthened. Mr. Ross went over the  Brooklyn and Stemwinder spurs where it  is proposed to finish laying the steel a distance of over 4000 feet, it being the intention to ship the ore from the dumps of  those mines���something like 8000 tons.  Mr. Ross stated that the company was  now in a better condition than for some  time to haudle the increasing ore traffic  ou the Boundary branch, both of the  powerful Shay locomotives now being on  the Phoenix ore ruu, and a third still more  powerful, being due some tim<? in September. In a short time the loop at Hartford junction, graded over a year ago,  will be placed in use, to do away with the  switchback at that point.  Kingstown, Ireland, July 21.���King  Edward and' queen Alexandria, accompanied by princess Victoria and their  suites, arrived here at five miuutes past 9  o'clock this morning, on board the royal  yacht Victoria aud Albert. Immediately  after the yacht took its position in the  harbor the salute was fired by 13 vessels  of the home fleet. A heavy rain which  had been falling since an early horn-,  ceased at 9 o'clock, the sky cleared giving  promise of flue weather for the royal entry into Dublin. Iu replying to an address here, king-Edward said he shared iu  the saduess of multitudes of his subjects  over the news of the pope's death. The  king added that his visit came at a time  when a uew era is opening for Ireland.  A special performance which was planned  for the royal theatre in Dublin has, been  countermanded in consequence of' pope  Leo's death.  London, July 22.���The body of James  McNeill Whistler, the Americau artist,  who died ou July 17th, was interred this  morning in the family bxu-ial plot iu the  old church at Chiswick. The funeral services were held at Chelsea, in the old  church where he often weut with his  mother wheu she was alive. There were  no services at the house. The coffin,  which was covered with a purple pall,  was earned to the church, followed by the  Jipu_niu-.yjjirimhetuiers^and^rolativ.es-ou^  "foot. The pall bearers were sir James  Guthrie, president of the Royal Scottish  academy; Charles Freer, G. W. Vander-  bilt, Edwin A. Absey, John Laveiy of tho  Royal Scottish academy, and Theodore  Duret. Despite the fact that uo announcement of the funeral was made in the London papers, friends crowded the church.  Beautitul floral wreaths were received  from friends, as well as from the art societies.  Dublin, July 23.���King Edward today  reviewed J,5,000 troops and 50,000 men of  the naval brigade in Pheonix park.  Weather was most favorable, bright sunshine permitting the wearing of summer  costumes and consequent color effect.  When the ground was packed by thousands of spectators it made by far the most  brilliant scene of the many witnessed  since their majesties arrived in Dublin.  It was the largest muster of troops over  seen in Ireland. The duke of Conuanght  was in commr nd Thc king, who wore  the uniform of a field marshal, was attended by the lord lieutenant, the earl of  Dudley, and a numerous suite.  Vienna, July 21.���Emperor Francis  Joseph has telegraphed from Ischl to cardinal Taliani, the papal nuncio at Vienna,  as follows: "At the moment when the  Catholic world is plunged into the deepest grief by the news of the death of the  supreme shepherd, my heart urges me to  express to your eminence all the pain  which this cruel loss, so deeply felt in tlie  whole world, has caused mc. The filial  loss and unlimited veneration which during his life time I felt for the holy father,  follow into eternity the exalted, whoso  memory is blessed for all time, and who  will ever occupy a distinguished place in  the annals of our holy church."  St. Paul, July 21.���A girl, an assistant  in the laboratory of the state board of  health, is recovering from au attack of  glanders. She became infected more thau  a year ago. Three cases of glanders  among human beings have occurred recently in this state. Two brothers died  from the effects of them, having taken it  from horses owued by one of them. It  wa.s the germs from these which innocu-  lated the girl.  Phoenix, July 20.���D. W. Ross, superintendent of the C. P. R.'s lines iu Kootenay and Boundary, has beeu on a visit to  Montreal, July 20.���M. B. Trussle, an  aeronaut, is iu the general hospital suffering from a broken collar bone and concussion of the brain as a result of an accident  at Riveside park Saturday. Trussle ascended with professor Wolcott. Wheu  about 4000 feet in the air Trussle let his  parachute loose. The parachute did not  work and down the aeronaut went like an  arrow. He kept his uerve and succeeded  in getting to the parachute landing. He  was dropped to the ground and badly iiir  jured but it is thought lie will recover.  Aden, Arabia, July 22.���Details of the  failure of the Blue Nile expedition headed  by W. N. McMillan of St. Louis, Mis-  soiu-i, show that it started down the river  iu iron punts and that while passing  through the rapids betweeu precipitous  cliffs, the puuts containing half their  stores struck on the rocks and sank. The  occupants swam ashore aud camped. A  hurricane swept the gorge on the following uight and further damaged the expedition, whicli returned by forced marches  and abandoned its task for one year. Mi*.  McMillan expects ultimate success.  Victoria, July 23.���After consulting  with premier McBride, Saturday, August  loth has been fixed on as the date for holding Conservative nomination conventions. Nominations in Cassiar and in the  cities of Vancouver and Victoria may be  made at a later date, owing to local conditions. '  John Houston, who is here, has had assurances that tenders would be called for  at once for the construction of the court  house at Nelson. o  Finlay, Ohio, July 22.���Arcadia, a little town ten miles east of here, is on fire.  The Fiudlay aud Fosteria firo departments  were summoned, but have been unable to  reach the scene owing to a storm. Three  oil tanks neai- Arcadia were struck by  lightning aud set on fire. Shortly after  receiving word of the fire at -Arcadia,  communication was cut off both by telephone and telegraph. This leads to the  belief that the entire town is being destroyed.  Dublin, -July 22.���King Edward and  quceu Alexandra, accompanied* by the  lord lieutenant, the earl of Dudley, and  princess Victoria, their suites, and other officials, drove from the vice regal lodge ..to  the castle early today. Crowds along the  route greeted their majesties Avith continuous cheering. The king received in the  throne room, a large number of deputations prior to the levee, wich opened at  uoon.   Montreal, July 19.���Hou. Charles  Wilson, president of the council, and R.  F. Green are iu Montreal after interviewing sir Wilfred aud ministers on the question of better terms. They stated tonight  that the interview had been very satisfactory, but that no details could be given  until a report was submitted to the cabinet -���-, _���___________,  New York, July 23.���Frederick W.  Holls, secretary of the American delegation to the Hague peace conference, and  more recently a member of the international court of arbitration died suddenly  at liis home at Yonkers. Deceased was  born at Zeilienople Pennsylvania on July  21, 1857.  Soledad, Venezuela, July 21.���Cieudad  Bolivar was captured at 11 o'clock last  night, after 53 hours of desperate struggle  and horrible carnage. Tlio jail and the  capitol wero the scenes of the most desperate fighting and many men were killed or  wounded there.  Saskatoon, N. W. T., July 22,���Hugh  Mclntyre, foreman of tlie bridge gang of  the Canadaian Northern railway was accidentally crushed and instantly killed by  some timber falling on a scow which he  was building. His family reside at Ailsa  Craig, Ontario.  Lexington, Ky., July 22.���Imp Mirthful, John Maddon's $100,000 thoroughbred  stallion, was burned to death in his stall  at Hamburg place early today. Tlie barn  was destroyed.    Loss will reach ��200,000.  Salt Lake City, July 23.���Several  slight shocks of earthquake were felt in  this city at J :40 this morning. The severest shock over felt in Ogdeii occurred  at the same time.  Kingston, Isle of St. Vincent, July 23.  ���The Soufferiere volcano has been slightly  agitated since July 19th, emitting puff's  intermittiugly. Severe earthquakes, felt  on Tuesday, threw people into a state of  consternation.  London, July 23.���The uew battleship,  King Edward VII, the largest in the  world, wa.s successfully launched today  by the prince of Wales at Devenport.  Baltii-Ori*, July23.���Today 12,000 Elks  are attending tho national reunion of  their body in this city.  London, July 23.���The Irish Land Bill  passed its first reading in the house of  lords today.  Billings, Montana, July 22.���Word  conies from Columbus of a heavy loss sustained  by  a  sheepman  named Griues,  AMOUNCMENT.  I will be a candidate for member of the legislative ussemblv for the City of Nelson at the next  general election, provided I am nominated by a  dnlv constituted convention of the Liberal-Conservative party. JOHN HOUSTON.  Nelson, June i)th. 1003.   CONSERVATIVE PLATFORM,  [Adopted at Revelstoke, September 13th, 1902]  J. That this convention reaffirms the policy of  the party in matters of provincial roads and  trails; the ownership and control of railways  and the development of the agricultural resources of the province as laid down in the platform adopted in October, 1899, which is as follows:  " To actively aid in the construction of trails  throughout the undeveloped portions of theprovince und the building of provincial trunk roads  of public necessity.  " To adopt the principles of government ownership of railways in so fur as tne circumstances  of thu province will admit, and the adoption of  thc principle that no bonus should be granted to  any railway company which does not give the  government of the province control of rates over  lines bonused, together with the option of purchase. I  " To actively assist by slate aid in the development of the agricultural'resources of the province. ,  2. That In.the-meantime and until the railway policy above set forth'can be accomplished,  a general railway act be passed, giving freedom  to construct railways under certain approved  regulations, analogous to Hie system that has resulted in such extensive railway construction in  the United States, with so much advantage to  trade and commerce, |  .. 3. That to encourage ths mining industry, the  taxation of metalliferous mines should be on the  basis of a percentage on th'e net profits.  4. That the government ownership of telephone systems should be brought about as a first  step in the acquisition of public utilities..  5. That a portion.of every coal area hereafter  to be disposed of should ba reserved from sale or  lease, so that state owned [mines may be easily  accessible, if their operation becomes necessary  or advisable.  6. That in the. pulp Jwd leases provision  should be made for reforesting and that steps  should be taken for the general preservation of  forests by guarding against the wasteful destruction of timber, j  7 That the legislature and government of the  province should persevere in the effort to secure  the exclusion of Asiatic lalor.  8. That the matter of beiter terms in the way  of subsidy and appropriations for the province  should be vigorously pressiil upon the Dominion  government. |  9. That the silver-lead industries of the province be fostered and encoiraged by the imposition of increased customs/ duties on lead and  lead products imported into Canada, and that  the Conservative members of the Dominion  House be urged to support any motion introduced for such a purpose.  10. That as industrial disputes almost invariably result in great loss nhd injury both to the  parties directly concerned iind to the. public, legislation should be passed to provide means for  an amicable adjustment of such disputes between  The socialist idea does not suit the intelligent workman of today. This could  be seen at the meeting in this eity last  Tuesday night, during the address of Mr.  Hawthornwaite. The workman is a practical individual. He is not indulging in  fantastic pipe dreams of the future, but  is'anxious to bring about conditions that  will improve the present. Mr. Hawthornwaite had a most respectful hearing, because he had an intelligent audience that  was searching for knowledge. But the  socialist theory did not meet with a cordial reception, as was evidenced by some  very pointed questions asked at the close  of the address. It will be a long time before. the Cranbrook district will electa  socialist candidate. The people here favor  practical methods, practical people, and  practical measures.���Cranbrook Herald.  Bro. F. J. Deane, of the Sentinel, is  surprised that the McBride government  will enforce the law excluding Orientals  from the coal mines. That gentleman is  too busy with his numerous newspapers  to call to mind that Mr. McBride, when  minister of mines, passed the act providing for the examination of coal miners,  fire bosses, shot lighters and overmen.���  Revelstoke Herald.  of Gainer creek. The ore is of excellent  grade, having run up to $372 in silver, $10  in gold and 7(5 per cent lead. The high  lead content has of course been a disadvantage in the days of demoralized lead  markets, but in view of the bonus to be  granted should prove an advantage. The  owners of the property are F. C. Campbell of Trout Lake, W. Johnson of Beaton  and J. Black of Denver. Five thousand  feet of work has been done on the property, on which is a vein four feet wide  and filled entirely with ore, a good deal of  which is carbonates. There is a quantity  of ore on the dump ready for shipment.  The group consists of five claims, the Bad  Shot, Perry Lode, No. 25, Butte, and  Lone Pine.  employers and employees. >  11.   That it Is i "  -    ��� -  advisable to foster the manufacture of the raw products of the province within  the province as far.v as practicable by means of  taxation on the said raw products, subject t.o  rebate of the same in whole or part when manufactured in Btitish Columbia.  The Liberals of Cranbrook district have  decided to nominate Dr. J. H. King as  their candidate. The Conservatives will  hold a nominating convention on August  loth.- The convention will be held at  Cranbrook and will be made up of five  home delegates, four from', Fort Steele,  three from Moyie, two from Kimberley,  one from Wasa, one from Tracy creek aud  one from Wardner.  CONSERVATIVE CONVENTIONS.  At a meeting of the executive of the Provincial  Conservative Association, held at Vancouver, the  province was divided into five divisions for organization purposes. The Kbotenay-Boundary  division is made up of the following provincial  election districts: Jtevelstoke, Columbia, Fernie,  Cranbrook, Ymir,: Kaslo, Slocan,' Grand Forks,  Greenwood,- the City of Kossland and the Cfty of  Nelson. At the same meeting the following resolutions were adopted: '���-'  1. Thatconveiitionsfornominatlngcandidates  for members of the legislative assembly be made  up of delegates chosen as follows:  , .  (a) In city electoral districts, one delegate for  every fifty and fraction of fifty votes polled at  the provincial election held in. 1900, and if the  city Is divided Into wards, the proportion of delegates for each ward shall be based on the Tote  polled iu each ward at the last municipal election. .'!"���."���������.-'.'���  (b) In other electoral districts, one delegate  for every fifty or fraction of fifty votes polled at  the provincial election held in 1900, the delegates  to be apportfoned to polling places, or as neur  thereto as will be fair to the voters of the different neighborhoods.  2. The election of delegates shall be at public  meetings, held at a designated central place in  each polling division, or in each ward in city  electoral districts, if the city is divided into  wards. At such public meetings only thoso who  pledge themselves to vote for the candidate or  candidates selected at the nominating convention  shall be entitled to a vote for delegates.  A meeting of the provincial executive will be  held at Vancouver within a month, and the date  for holdingdistrict nominating conventions will  hen be fixed. JOHN HOUSTON,  President of the 1'rovincial  Conservative Association.  Nelson, June Sth, 1903.  Poisou was scattered on the range where  his sheep were herded and over J 000 head  are kuowu to have died. Another sheepman is said to have lost 300 head.  Wiy^EQ,_JnIyJl_.rrIa-Jhe._pxy_/incial.  elections   yesterday   the Roblin government was sustained by a large majority.  Winnipeg, July 21.���Conservatives 2(>,  Liberals 7, doubtful 5, and two constituencies in which elections are to be held  next week.   London, July Si.���Lord Roberts will  visit America this fall if his duties permits.   Idaho's Production.  A statement of the production of gold,  silver and lead in Idaho during the calendar vear UI02 shows the following: Gold,  ���fj ,r>J(),015; silver, .*ii7,GS*',50'); lead, .**"*>,-  7S7,2!)0.    Total SU-J.'.lSO.Sl-l.  Says the Phoenix Pioneer: lt is understood that mayor .Sniuils of Greenwood,  has gone to London in connection with  the financing of the building of the Midway cfc Vernon railway, the bonus for  winch has been granted, by the Dominion  parliament.  The third furnace has been received  from Spokane at tlie Suneet smelter at  Boundary Falls, and a force of men are  now at work putting it in place.  The flrst car of on- wa.s shipped out of  Phoenix' on July 11, 1900. Siuce that  time the Graubv mines have shipped over  780,000 tons.     " ...  A Conservative Association was successfully organized at Peachland last week,  and the following officers were elected:  President, W. A. Lang; vice-president,  John Robertson; secretary-treasures, W.  J. Robinson; executive, Hamilton Lang.  L. D. McColl, A. W. Pope, J. Silver, aud  W. J. Moore.       Plans and specifications are being prepared iu Toronto for the erection of magnificent office buildings of the Crow's  Nest Pass Coal Co. at Fernie. The structure will be situated in the center of the  old recreation grounds and the remainder  of the block will be fitted up with beautiful grounds.          The Liberals in Kaslo met yesterday  and nominated Johu L.- Retallack as their  standard bearer in the approaching provincial election. Retallack while uot  popular with the overall vote is a strong  man and will give Bob Green a hard fight  for 'first place.  At the Liberal convention for Yale,  held on Wednesday at Spence's Bridge, it  was decided _ to put Stewart Henderson of  Ashcroft iu' the field. He: accepted the  nomination and is already shaking hands  with everybody around the potato farms.  The Liberals of Kamloops will hold a  conventiou on the 29th instant. F. J.  Deane may_ be the candidate. He is rather  too thin skinned for a seeker after political honors; aud the worry of a political  campaign is liable to give him dyspepsia.  Naturally the Conservatives in Manitoba are joyful, having secured 30 sests  out or" a possible 40. The majority is almost too great, but shows conclusively  how little the farmers think of the Grits.  A good strike has been made at the Old  Homestead on Mohawk creek, Lardeau.  This property is owned by McKay Bros.  ��& Strutt, and is one from which great  things 'are' looked for by everyone familiar  with the'"group. At a point where the  strike was made gold is freely disseminated through the quartz in visible quantities and the ledge averages from four to  six feet in width. The owners are steadily working their property, and it is their  intention to sink so as to get the dip of  the new ledge and then run a tunnel to  tap the vein at depth.  John McKane has been iu Tonopah iu  the past few weeks. Mr. McKane is operating the Golden Anchor and Tonopah  Extension Mines in Tonopah, the Has-  brouck mine at Gold Mountain and the  McKane group at Atwood. Mr. McKane  was accompanied by Mr. Niven, a mining  engineer from London, who is ou his way  from Alaska. Mi-. Niven was very favorably impressed with Tonopah aiid intends  to return iu the near f nture.  Subject to examination by their expert,  the Ashanti Lands, Ltd., Company, will  furnish ��20,000 to ��40,000 cash to install  a large plant at Kamloops for the treatment of Iron Mask oro. The -Iron Mask  is so thoroughly developed and tested that  there seems no doubt of a favorable report on the property. The Ashanti company take stock to the amount required  for the treatment plant.  On account of a shortage of coke the  smelter at Northport had to close a  furnace last weelc. No. 5 furnace will be  changed to a side feeder, and will start  up in 10 days. The intention of' the  management is to run four furnaces until  the coke famine is released.  Polling booths will be established iu the  Cranbrook riding as follows: Cranbrook,  North Star mine, Kimberley, Marysville,  Wardner, Perry creek, Fort Steele, Moyie,  Palmer Bar and Ryan.  Dr. Sanson and S. Stoddart 'are the Liberal aspirants iu Lillooet, while J. S.  Prentice and A. W. Smith aro probable  Conservative candidates.  James Johnstone of Nelson, formerly  manager of the C. N. P. Coal company,  was at Elko last week to inspect some iron  properties near that place, but owing to  tho high water in some of the creeks he  was unable to get to the claims.  ,G.H. Barnhart, late' superintendent of  thc Ymir mine, was up examining the  Porto Rico mine the other da}*. ��� It is  rumored that a deal is on by which this  well known property will again ~be actively worked.       The St. Eugene mine will resume operations. By September this mine will be  in its normal shipping capacity. A zinc  mill will be built this summer and more  power added to the plant already in operation.  The strike ou* thc Juno has again put  the prospectors on Toad and Morning  mountain. There is plenty of rich ore in  these mountains, but it cannot get into  town without assistance.  The Liberals after eating the Consen-a-  "tive"OXrgagged'ou=the"tail^whenMt^came**  to putting a duty on lead.  W. J. Suodgi-ass and F. N. Latimer are  the seekers after Liberal martyrdoom in  Siniilkameen.       The political prophets iu Cranbrook  claim 500 votes will be polled there at the  coming election.  A Liberal association has beeu formed  at Camp McKinney with S. A. Sanborn  as president.  T. W. Sterling is telling the old Grit  story to the Okanagan farmers.  The labor unions are becoming divided  on the question nf socialism.  While doing assessment on the A. T. ou  Lemon creek, Slocan, Al Teeter uncovered a new and promising ledge. It is three  feet wide and with two feet of healthy  gold bearing quartz.  The richness of the showings on Gray's  creek induced tho government last year  JiCLexpeucL^SO.on.tauls^bnt^inoro^assisr^  ance is needed to properly develope this  valuable section.  It is reported in Ottawa that Sifton is  to put on Blair's shoes.  LABOR  UNIONS.  NKLSON MINKRS' INION, No. WI, W. F. M.���  Meets every Saturdav evening at 7 :.'I0 o'clock, in  Miners' Union Unit, northwest corner Baker  and Stanlev streets. Wnge scale for Nelson district: Machine miner.*, fl.50; hammersmen,  $3.'i5; mine  laborers, ��*''���   ���'��� W. Sinclair, presi-  . dent; Frank I'll ill I ps, secretary. Visiting brethren cordially invited.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTH'K.  Mulwaaz, Wolf, I'm ami Mat mineral claims,  situate in the Nelson mining division of West  Kootenav district.   WTh-h: located:   Near June-  WINING NEWS-  On the Queen of Shcba claim in Dead-  wood cam]), George Andrews is taking  out somo fine looking ore. He is down a  depth of 2H feet on au incline shufl. The  ore lies between two well defined walls of  lime aud porphory and gives every indication of permanence. L. A. Smiths of An  nconda and George Andrews own the  property.    J. R. Bottorff, secretary to the Elwood  Tinworkers Gold Mining Company, who  are operating the Copper Dollar, ou Fish  creek, is arranging to bring an excursion  to Revelstoke and through the Fish creek  country next month.  About two miles from the Gordon two  Frenchmen are working a gold-silver prospect, assays from whicli show that the ore  carries $12 gold, 14 ounces silver, and 40  per cent in lead.  Au expert left New York this week on  his way to Kootenay, for the purpose of  looking into Hie advantages of building ii  lead .smelter on the shores of Kooteimv  lnke.    Herb Porter has leased the Nome Fraction, Ymir, from the Atlin company. II  is from this fraction that the recent 'shipment, of ��2'.) ore wa.s made.  states that he and some of those he represents will soon visit the Anderson lake  mines, and if all goes as is anticipated,  the final deal for these properties will be  completed.  The Boston capitalists have already expended more than $20,000 on the proper- *  ties, and will 6ecure a 60 per cent, iteerest ���  by the erection of a large mill and the  payment of about $60,000.���Sentinel.  �������� ���   ���    ������ ������ f  The Frank Slide.  Further investigation by Frank residents reveal the following interesting 'in, >.  formation:   The  gap  in  the mountain  where the slide took place, was 4,048 >feet"'-i  wide, and cut 1000 feet back from the  "'  face of the mountoin.   The peak was 4200 'V,  feet high, perpendicular from the- river _��  bed.   Part of the top of the peak was"car-\v>  ried over two miles away from the base of'<:���;��  the mountain, and is there jnst as it-slid4f<  down, with moss and small trees covermg4s  it.   It measures 300 feet in circumference Vv  mid is 50 feet high.   The debris-fills thejS  valley \% miles long and 2 miles vriiSo.vS.  On its way it cut off a mountain /of sblid>2d  rock 300 feet high, and rose'400 feet _ugIT&  onthe opposite side of the valley; and���v  such was its force  and weight  that- it *vi  scooped the river down to bedrock forcing! ,\  the water before it up several  hundred -<.  feet on the opposite side of the valley,    -  leaving the lakes thus formed, one a mile* "  and the other a mile and a hal^ from the  original river. , ��' --  Gray's Creek. '   ';---;  A force of men left Tuesday morning' to-ij.'  work on the Bismark-Gladstone group of ^.  iron ore claims, on Gray's creek, distent^  five  hours journey from Nelson.   This^.i  group is owned by G. B. McMillan* and'^'j  Robert Robinson.   Blakemore says that7-  these properties have the finest surface >?J  showing he has ever seen of ironore. Thev!  lead is eight feet wide, and half of this'*7*  carries clean specular hematite, running"*"^  over 60 per cent, while the balance of- the*;  lead runs 40 per cent.   The ore carries' a' ;  little gold about $2.50 to the ton.   A tnn-v ,  nel is now being run to tap the lead 50^Vd  feet  from  the  surface.    There  are 24--cl  claims located on the same lead in this lo-C-1  cality. , '-\ns_  'V*-?/-^J  Ferguson.     ',  .V ^  Not within memory has __is,camp been^'-l  so crowded with* ininhig men, investors,-; t^j-l  real estate operators, experts'aud prospec-j^J  tors. Men looking for work are, coming^-^J  in every hour and finding employment atl^f  once in and about the varioTus^improye^*^  meuts being pushed forward --bjr^T''' *s'^l*w  Atwood and Forbes for the Great "Wes^n|P,  Syndicate.   There are two aerial tftmsin'Y^iJ  process of construction.   One connects, or"/1  rather will connect,  the Nettie L". with -  the concentrator now being installed,on .  Five-Mile creek, a mile up the south fork"  above Ferguson.   The second-tram will  connect the tram built last fall from the  Silver Cup to Eight-Mile with the plant'  at Five-Mile.   At this point the concentrating  oro   of  both properties will be",  treated.  There must be now fully 120 men engaged on the Nettie L. and Silver Cup,  and the work is going forward for the development and equipment of these two  properties. From all appearances more,  men could be put on if they were available. Axemen axe most in request, as the  clearing of the rights of way involves the  removal of a deal of heavy forest growth.  The Sunshine tunnel is now in some  025 feet and will be driven another 500  feet at least before the Silver Cup lead is  intersected at a vertical depth of 500 feet  from the surface, or 300 feet below the  lowest present workings. Arthur Hen-  rickson has the contract.  L-ks  lion of Wolf and Rlic  Take notice that wc  Limited, free mincr't  lend, sixty davs from  the mining recorder f  incuts, for Ihe purposi  of the above claims.  And further take notice ihat action, under scc-  llnti '17, must be comnicMC'-'l before thc issuance  of mcli certificates of improvements.  Dated this 3rd day oi -I��'1C> hm  The Yellowstone Mines,  nilillcate No. 1180,861, lulu 11 jitl- hereof, to apply to  ,r certificates of Improve-  nf .ibtiilningc-rown grants  A claim near Eholt that is attracting  attention is the Boulder, under lease to  Mike Tebo. It has two shafts, 12 and lo  feet deep, all in ore, and the ore body on  the surface has been uncovered for 1 iiOO  feet in length.  So far about ten cars of ore have been  shipped from the dump of the Morrison  mine, Deadwood cam]), to the Mother  Lode smelter. It is expected that about  1000 tons will be shipped altogether.  It is a pity to see the Badshot lying idle.  This was formerly regarded as one of the  most valuable prospects in the Lardeau,  and has every prospect of turning out  well.   The property is located at the head  It is reported that a stamp mil! lias been  ordered for the Pilot, Ymir, and that  within a couple of weeks it will be working full blast.  The strike in the Broken Hill mines in  Australia will have a tendency to raise the  price of lead.  Over 1000 men an- working in the  Boundary and the demand i.s greater than  the supply.  J. P. Reddin-  (i-ordou group,  erty.      "   The Crow's Nest Pass Coal Coinpany  are advertising for miners iu England.  ��� i.s breaking ore on the  This is a silver-lead prop-  It is reported that  the Velvet mine  Rossland will close down indefinitelv.  at  TIMBER INOTICES.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days after  date I intend to apply lo the honorable the chief  commissioner of hinds and works, for a special  license to cut and curry away timber from the  following described tract of land, situate on Coffee creek, In West Kootenay district, beginning  at a post placed one mile west of the .western  boundary line of J. Tinllng's timber limit,theuce  running forty chains south; thenee eighty  chains wcm: llience eighty chains north; thenee'  eightv chains east; thence forty chains south to  point of beginning.  Dated ai Silverton, 11. V., this 2nd tlav of July,  A. I'.. litW. W. If. BRANDON.  Notice Is hereby given that thlrtv days after  date I intend to apply to the liotioru"ble the chief  commissioner of lunds and. works for a special  Ifeeuse lo cut ami carry away limber from the  following described iraet of land situate on  Coffee creek, In West Kootenay district, beginning at a post placed one mile west of (he western boundary line of. J. Tinllng's timber limit,  thence running soulh forty chains; tlience east  eighty chains; thence north eighty chains;  thence west eighty chains; tlience .south forlv  ehains. lo point of beginning.    ���  Dated at Silverton, II. C, this 2nd day of Julv.  A. I). l'.M��. K. CASS,  W. If. HI-ANDON, Agent.  The demand for miners continues to increase in all parts of Kootenny.  The Lillooet Mines.  For nearly a month now the two-stamp  mill on tho Anderson lake mines has been  running steadily on good rock.  It is stated that good values are being  found, and the work being done this season is showing the property up well.  New shoes nnd dies have been put in,  and the mill is working well. A letter  just, received from A. W. Hawks, who is  the Boston people's agent, and who is  now in Silverton, Washington, where his  company has lately built and equipped  one of the finest concentrators in the  world, at a cost of more than $2,000,000,  Notice is hereby given that thirty (30) days after  date 1 intend to apply to the honorable chief  commissioner of lands and works fora special  license to cut and carry away timber from the  following described land, situate in West Kootenay district, British Columbia. Commencing,  at a post planted on the east bank, at the mouth  of a creek about four miles up the Little Slocan  river on lis south bank, thence east one hundred  and sixty (1G0) chains; thenee south forty (40)  chains; tlience west one hundred and sixty (160) '  chains; thence north forty chains to the place ���  of beginning. DAV'ii) UOOTH, Locator.  Nelson, H. C, June 10th, 1!K)3.  Noticels liereby given thatlhirty (30) days after  date 1 intend to apply to the honorable chief  commissioner oflands and works for a special  license to cut and carry away timber from the  following described land, situate In West Kootenay district, Hritish Columbia. Commencing  at a post planted on the south bank of tho Little  Slocan river one hundred and fifty (150) yards  above its mouth, thenee west one hundred and  sixty (100) chains; thence south forty (40) chains;  thenee east one hundred and sixty (100) chains;  thenee norlh forty (40) chains to the place of beginning. TllOS. M. WAKD, Locator.  DAVID HOOTII, Agent.  Nelson, B. C, June 9th, 1903.  Notice Is liereby giveii that thlrtv (30) days after  date I intend to apply to the honorable chief  commissioner of lands and works for a special  license to cut and carry away timber from the  following described land, situate in West Kootenay district, Hritish Columbia. Commencing  ata post planted on thc west bank at the mouth  of a creek about four miles up thc Little Slocan  river, on its south bank, thence west one hundred and sixty (160) chains; thence south forty  (III) chains; thence east one hundred and slxtv  (1(50) chains, (hence north forty (40) chains, to  place of beginning. K. A. ROUS Locator.  DAVID BOOTH Agent.  Nelson, B.C., June 10th, 1903. 4  The Nelson Tribune  The J. E Ashdown Hardware Co., Ltd. MORLEY & CO.  Importers   and  Dealers  in  Shelf and  Heavy  HARDWARE  Tinware and  Graniteware  Stoves aud  Ranges  BAKER ST.  Fire Brick, Fire Clay, Portland Cement,  T-Rails, Ore Cars, Sheet Steel, Crescent,  Canton and Jessop's Drill Steel : : : : :  INEUSOIN  Fruit Season  Is now in full swing, and preserving will be  general in a few days. We have contracted to  handle the entire output of strawberries from  one of the best ranches in the district, and  will receive large consignments fresh each  morning. Our prices will be right, and our  fruit the best on the market. We have- just  received a large consignment of Self-Sealers  in all sizes, which will go at low prices.   ���  J. A. KIRKPATRICK & CO., Ld.  *_3 *_WP tIS.'S'zS  'Pf_^r_*^vX'?7^  ���asss  IP  CSS*! :  w5-2  jgora  OCNS-*  Wholesale and Retail  Booksellers and  Stationers  (Artists' Materials  Engineering and Mining  Books  Typewriters  SMimeographs  ^Photographic Supplies  SMusical Instruments  Morley & Co. Nelson, B,C  THE TOWN AND THE DISTRICT.  John Houston -wires from Revelstoke  tliat he -will be-home this evening.  Some boys playing, in a shed near the  Rossland hotel got a fire .started and the  the fire brigade had a run at noon today.  The damage was nil.  The entire .bird has rented the committee rooms for the Liberal-Conservative  party, and not the Houston wing, as the  .morning venom acidly remarks;  :'. yThe pastor of the , Nelson Methodist  church having returned from Vancouuer,  will conduct-.worship in the church tomorrow, morning and. evening. The subject  of  the  morning  sermon   will   be  ���  Starkey & Co*  WholesaIe Provisions  Produce and Fruits  ( R. A. Rogers _fc Co���Ld��� Winnipeg  Representing   J N. K. Palrbank Co.,     -      Montreal  (Simcoe Canning Co.,     -     Simcoe  Office and Warehouse,  Josephine Street  INelson, B. C  �����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  We have a car of J  nice, dry Upland i  Potatoes due to ar- x  rive on Monday, J  ,the 20th.    Get our quotations before ordering elsewhere.  1  New Potatoes  J. Y. Griffin & Co., Limited.  NELSON,   B. C.  ,����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  lc \'**l  WHITE STAR'   *>**"�� a**  25c and 40c  Stveet and Sour' in Quarts  J. A. IRVING & CO.  Groceries and Provisions  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���  i  ���������������^���������������������������������������������������������������������������^���������������^^  A.   Uarge   nnJ   Pine  Assortment of  O. B. D.  Direct  Impiii-tiitlonH  THE   CABINET  CIGAR STORE  SI'ECIAL   TRICKS   TO   THK    TKAPK  CIGAR SPECIALTIES  While I carry more than a hundred different brands of cigars, I  make specialties of Milligan's "Arabela," Tietjen's "Mainland"  aud "British Lion," Tucket't's "Monogram" and "Garantizado,"  Kelly's "Royal Seal," Thelin's "Kootenay Standard."  The  Cabinet  BAKER   ST.  O.   B.   MATTHEW  PROPRIETOR  NELSON, B.C.  A   Large   and   Fine  Assortment of  G. B. D.  Direct  Importations  THE    CABINET  CIGAR   STORE  SPECIAL    PRICKS   TO   THK   TRADE  X  ���  ���  ���  :  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���  ������������������^������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������^  " Working ont; your own salvation," nnd  of the evening address, ���' Some p_eulim-i-  ties of providence." A roligions service  will also lie conducted liy the pastor of  this church at Willow point in tho afternoon at the usual hour. Tlie publio cordially invited.       |  The amount itivijilved in Siinpkius ap-  -peal against his assessment is $1.25. The  government should conic to the rescue of  it's registrar in this city and increase his  salary that .'amount, in order to save a  worthy official froin- the loss, annoyance  and nervous straiA incidental to battling  with a-'-mighty, corporation over such a  weighty matter.   |  lES-PAOTSi  j I. A. Gilker's  ������������������������������������������������������������������������  ������:  j  ok  Happily Harried.  A. pretty - w.eclding occurred Tuesday at the residence of J. J. Walker,  when J. C. Thelin; tlie well-known cigar  manufacturer >va.-f wedded to Miss Emma  Betteher. Gus Erickson was the best  man, while Miss Ruth Thelin supported  the bride. Rev. John Reid of the Congregational chur-ib. performed the ceremony. The bridejis a native of Magneta-  wan, Ontario, , but has resided several  years in Nelson, and the bridegroom is  one of the most po'pular young men in the  city. In honor of'the event the residence  of J. J. Walker was tastily and richly  decorated. Many'presents were received  by the young couple, among the number  being a magnificent gift from the K. of P.  lodge. Mr. Thelin and wife will leave  this evening on a honeymoon trip to Spokane and other cities.  The baseball grounds at Rossland may  be enlarged in order to save the local  team from jumping the fence after long  balls when the Nelson boys slug the leather in theGolden City.  TODAY'S METAL QUOTATIONS.  NEW YORK.  Lend   *���! 10  Silver       ft I 1-2  Casting Copper      12 3-4  LONDON.  Silver ....J.  25;i-16d.  �����������������������������������������������������������������������������  cA��LST.     Kootenay Coffee Co.  cMerchant Tailor  Tremont Block linker Street  CHOICE SPRING  SUMMER GOODS  Latest Styles  JUST ARRIVED  New Spring Goods  OK TIIK LATEST FASHIONS  Scotch   Tweeds,   Landslide,   Strathcona  and Bel warp Serges.   A flue line  of Pautings of the latest styles  Prices to suit tlie times.  Cull iiinl sec them.  John Smallwood  Ward Street  MERCHANT TAILOR  S20 Water St.  Telephone 146  HORN  BRAND  ���anion  iltade  *****  ��vcrallSt  Sbfrts/��  Houston Block, Nelson.  <<Sj  .  We curry a very large  Slock of  The Latest Patterns.  Come anil make your choice  Before liouse Cleaning  Linoleums  SEE    OUR   QO-OARTS  AU prices.   Wc Can suit you.  D.   Mc ARTHUR   <S_   CO.  Furniture   Dealers   and   Undertakers  P. Burns & Co.  Wholesale  and  Retail .  Meat  Merchants  Head Offlee and Cold Storage Riant at Nelson.  BRANCH MARKETS at Kaslo, Ymlr, Sandon, Silverton, Revelstoke, New Denver, Cascade, Trail,  Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Phoenix, Rossland, Slocan City, Moyie, Cranbrook,  Teri-ie and Macleod.  NELSON BRANCH  MARKET,   BURNS BLOCK,   BAKER STREET  Orders by mail to any Branch will receive prompt and careful attention.  West Kootenay Butcher Company  Fresh and Salted Hats.   Fish and Poultry in Season.  Printing  ���  4  We Use Gumption as  well as the best papers  ^   and inks in the execu-   .4  tion of your orders���  they will not be mis-  * imderstood. Quick dis- +  patch given out-of-town  work.  ���  W.H. JONES  Madden Building     NELSON, B.C.  WE  MANUFACTURE  Shirts,  Overalls,  Denim Pants,  Tweed Pants,  Cottonade Pants,  Junipers,  Blouses,  Engineers' Jacket  Waiters' Jackets,  Barbers' Jackets,  Gingham Jackets,  Mission Flannel  Underwear,  Cooks' Aprons and  Caps,  Carpenters' Aprons,  Walters' Aprons,  Painters' and Plasterers' Overalls,  Mackinaw Coats,  ;s, Mackinaw Pants,  Tarpaulins,  Dunnage Bags,  Horse Blankets,  Tents,  Etc., Etc., Etc.  TURNER, BEETON & CO.  LIMITED,  WHOLESALE MERCHANTS  Warehouses, Wliarl Street  Factory, 1 Bastion Street  .VICTORIA,  B.C.  NELSON  STEAM  LAUNDRY  Work done by hand or machine, and on short  notice. Delivery wagon calls for and delivers  work every day in the week.  Blankets, Flannels, Curtains, etc., a specialty.  Dyeing and Cleaning also done. Outside orders  promptly attended to.  PAUL 1NIPOU, Proprietor.    P.O. Box 48  Dealers in  Coffee, Teas, Spices, 'Baking, Powder, and  Flavoring Extracts.  OUR GOODS *re Pure am}f selected from the best in the various  =====��� '������ lines.   In order to get the best, please buy from us  direct, and lt>e guarantee satisfaction.    tAddress,  Kootenay Coffee Co.  Nelson, <B. C.  Telephone 377  I'. 0. Box 182  s��\^-��,'*-��,'-->^*'-iA-',*--^^-^-,*-��''W>*-��*'-*-��-*,-->^-,'*,*->'*'*i***-'��  Ql^I-rSlC!*--?   ���   ���    Tackett Cigar Co's J  Monogram  OmVSJVC   ���   .   Union Label Cigars i Marguerite  George E. Tacfcett's Cigarettes  \ Karnack  Oi-ily Union-Made Cigarette in Canada    /    T��  &,   B.  Drink  THORPE'S  LITHIA  WATER  Every small bottle contains five grains  of Lithia Carbonate  P  ROSSER'S  Second Hand Store  and  China Hall  New and Second Hand Goods of every description bought and sold. Call in and look oyer  the stock before sending cast for anything.  w. j. McMillan & co.  WHOLESALE  GROCERS  Agents for B.C. Vancouver',   B.C  Cash   Advanced   on   Consignments  Jacob Green & Co*  Auctioneers,  Appraisers, Valuators  General   Commission Agents  Comer of Baker and Josephine Street.  NELSON, B. C.  GELIGNITE   The strongest and best Explosive on the Market  Hamilton Powder Company  Manufactured  By the   GEO.  C. TUNSTALL, JR.  District Mgr., Nelson, B.C.  Manufacturers of  High Grade Explosives, Sporting-, Mining and Blasting- Powder  Spring Medicine Madden House  Our Compound Extract  of  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������  The  Palm  Fruit and Vegetables of all Kind  Fresh Trout and Canned Cloods  Soda Fountain  Ice Cream Parlor  ORDERS BY MAIL receive prompt  and careful attention.  IS. G. TRAVBS, Manager,  K.W.C. Block, Nelsou  COM) MKATS AND COOKED HAM  If you mi-going fishing or picnicing call  mi ns for a lunch.  Bunyan & Longhurst  K.W.C. Block, Ward St., Nelson.  ���<vv*vs  Gait Coal  And Wood of All  Kinds  Terms Spot Cash  #       . G  W.  F>. TIERNEY  Telephone 265 Baker Street  WESTERN  CANADIAN EMPLOYMENT  AC1KNCY  Good**  Rented  Rii-jst-CltiMs  Warehouse  For  Storage  Kootenay Wire Works Co*  Manufacturers of Mattresses, Springs,  J'lllows, Bed Lounges, Coin-lies, Upholstering, Turning, Bandsawiiig, Grill  Work and other novelties. Our No. I  Spring is the best on the market. Ask  for it and take no other.  llaker Street, Wesl,  .  Next to C.P.R. Ticket Ollli-p  Phone 2filA l'.O. Ilox 588  Geo. M. Qunn  Maker of first-class hand-made Boots and  Shoes. Repairing neatly and promptly  done. Satisfaction guaranteed in all work  Ward St. next now postofllce bid Nelson  Brydges. Blakemore & Cameron, Ltd.  F^eal Estate and  General Agents  Cleans out the System, tones up the Digestive  Organs, makes a Good Appetite, regulates the  Howels, and Is wonderfully beneficial in all rundown conditions.  LAUC1E BOTTLES (regular ?I size)  each    78c  SIX   BOTTLES for $4.00  Canada Drug and Book Co's Stores  REISTERER & C2  BREWERS  OK  LAGER IJEElt AND PORTER  THOMAS MADDEN  PROI'KIKTOR  Ceutrally Located  Electric Lighte  HEADQUARTERS FOR TOURISTS AND  OLD TIMERS  Baker and Ward Streets  Nelson, B.C.  Lakeview Hotel  Corner Vernon.and Hall Streets,  NELSON, B.'C.  BEST DOLLAR-A-DAY HOUSE  IN  NELSON  NO  CHINESE EMPLOYED  I'llt up In Packages to Suit the Trade  Brewery and Ollice: Latimer Street, Nelson, B.C.  JOSEPHINE ST.  NELSON, B. C.  Sewing Machines/Pianos  FOR RENT aud FOR SALE  UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT  Hotel Phair  B. TOMKIJNS  MANAGKIt  Old Curiosity Shop,  Josephine Street  Nelson, B.C.  FRONT STREET  NELSON,  B. C.  Frank   Fletche*  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR  Lands and Mineral Claims Surveyed  and Crown Granted  P.O. Box 503 Oflice:-Kootenay St.^NelsoU  JOHN  HEPBURN  BUILDER AiND  CONTRACTOR  Jobbing work done    JCstimatt-s given  SHOP RESIDENCE  Behind new postolllee        Cor. Front and Willow  NELSON  FOR SALE  H. L. Lindsay nf Kaslo is offering for the balance of this month his boat, livery business and  house and lot in connection for less than one-  half its value,   .*i-j:,o buvs the whole outfit.  The Leading Hold of the Kootenays  Clood Sample Rooms  Special   Rates   to  Commercial  Men  Atfgast Thomas,   Proprietor  Silver King Hotel  BAKER STREET,  NELSON  UNDER  OLD  MANAGEMENT  RATES $1.00 PER DAY  The Dining Room is unsurpassed and the  Bedrooms are the best in Nelson. The Bar is  stocked with good Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  Queen's Hotel  Baker Street, Nelson. B. C.  Lighted by Electricity aud  Heated by Hot Air  Corner Stanley and Victoria Streets, Nelson, B.C.  Tfemont House  European and American Plan  Meals 25 cts.   Rooms from 25 cts. to $1.  Only White Help Employed.  MALONE   &  TREGILLUS  Baker St., Nelson Proprietors  Large and Comfortable Bedrooms and First-  class Dining Room. Sample Rooms for Commercial Men.  RATES J*2 PER DAY  MRS. E. C. CLARKE, Proprietress  Bartlett  House  Josephine St.,  Nelson, B. C.  White 'Help Only Employed  The Best  Dollar-a-Day House  In Nelson  The Bar is the Finest  GEO. W. BARTLETT,  Proprietor

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