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 Has Mines that are Paying Dividends and Hundreds of Properties that can be Made  Dividend Paying Mines.  Has   a    Mineral   Output    of   Upwards    ot  Million     Dollars    Evrry     fv'i.i.lli ���  In   The   Year ,        '���.  C*e  SLXT1T.  YEAR,-NO. 17.  NELSON,  BRITISH  COLUMBIA, SATURDAY, MARCH  'IC>, 18<>S.  TWO   DOLLARS A YEAR.  SPECIAL   ASSIZES.  Davis,  the  Murderer of Dennis  Connors. Sentenced to be. Hanged.  Monday hist, was a memorable day, o\v-  ing lo the holding oi a court of special  assise, before Mr, Justice Irving. The  crowd iu attendance at tht;opening of the  court ' was very large, special jntei-est,  being excited in the- case of regina vs.  Davis, alias Doyle, alius Sullivan, for the  murder, of Dennis Connors at*. Kuskonook,  ou Sunday, February 13. This wa.s the  first ease-of capital crime coming before  Mr. .Justice Irving since his elevation to  the bench. Among those present at the  court, apart from the members of the local legal profession, were Messrs. E. P.  Davis and Hamilton, of Vancouver; P.  McL. LAirin and J. Abbott, of Rossland ;  A. Whealler, of Ka-lo; JYI. L., Grimmett;  of Saudon; and A. Sutton, of Grand  Forks.  Upon lhe assembling of the court, Re  gistrar  Simpkins  read   the proclamation  authorizing the sitting. The petit, jury  was challenged by deputy-sheriff Robin-  son and found lo be present.. Then followed, the grand jury : G. II: Robson, G.  Stanley, W. A. Wilson, A. I_. Retallack,  IL. R. Oamoron. A. Lawrence, C. W. West,  M. DesBrisay, A. Malone, J"). McArthur, A.  A..Turner, A. Pe.rland, II. J. Evans W.  N. liolfe, \V. J. Quinlati- and J. Ban-  uerman. Mr. Lletallack was elected foreman, and the jury was then sworn.  His lordship, in addressing the grand  jury, congratulated them upon the light  calendar before him of criminal cases. lie  ' then took up the charge of murder  ~ against Davis, explaining the meaning of  the term, which embraced both intent  aud actual deed. The question of self-defence oi' irritation were matters for the  petit jury only. There is no right for  any one to take the law into his own  hands at any time, though the law excuses the same at times. But, apparently, from the evidence, there was no question of necessity or self-defence to be entertained. There were other matters, no  doubt, to be brought in in the presentment of the jury, and he would urge  them to dispose of it at once.  The jury retired, aud in ten-minutes returned with a true bill against the accused. His lordship thanked the jury,  and told them they could meet at their  own convenience to consider their presentment. One matter he would urge on  ,them was the poor condition of the room  and its drafty nature. The jury would  not be discharged till close of assizes.  Davis,.'the accused, was then brought  up, and pleaded not guilty to the charge  of murder. He was exceedingly nervous  and fully realized his position. He stated  he had no one to defend him, but was  ready' for his trial. W. A. Macdonald,  Q. O, stated that-there was additional  evidence to be brought in. J. T. Aikman  consented to act as prisoner'scoine-el. and  serin ed adjournment of case to Tuesday  so as to .acquaint himself with the facts.  Throughout the proceedings the court  was continually. dist urhed by men moving  about and the repeated orders for "Hats  oil"." Tlie bench had to speak to onlookers and threaten.punishment.  . On the court assembling Tuesday the  petit jury was formed of J. J. Walker. H.  B. Perk-.' G. Demairie. ,T. Smart, S. C. Pur-  kis D. MacOreath, T. L. Da vies, D. Curtis,  AV. Wilson, J. McAlman. G. Beer and A.  IT. Clement, foreman. Upon being duly  sworn, they were addressed by W. A,  Macdonald, QC, wboenlaiged upon the  gravity of the case before them. He felt  confident.they would bring in a right verdict. The facts of the case were most  simple, the evidence beinfr most direct  and not circumstantial. He then touched  on the incidents leading up to the murder  on February 13, and wound up by asserting that it. was by no means.a.case of fine  distinction. He. had a duty to perforin  and so had the jury, and he would leave  the case in their hands.  L. R. Forbes, tlie constable at Kusko-  "nook, was the first witness called, and endorsed his testimony given at the pre-'  liminary hearing. Shown plan of barroom, he identified itas correct. Nothing  new was elicited in his cross-examination.  Dr. Hawkey testified to the, holding of  the post-mortem, and identified the bullet  shown as the one. taken from Connors'  body. He exhibited on his own person  the course of the bullet on the body of the  deceased. In answer to the judge, witness  said the deceased must have been lower  than the man shooting. Pressed by the  defence, he said it wa.s his opinion only,  and the course of the bullet might have  been thrown that way by striking a button or any hard substance.  \V. Kyie was the chief witness of the  crown, but before he could testify the  witness stand had to be moved in front of  the jury box, as the acoustic properties of,  the room are so bad. Mr. Macdonald also)  addresssed the onlookers and urged them  as men to keep quiet. Kyle went over  tlie ground in the same manner as at the  previous trial, and cross-examination  could not shake him. He marked the  relative positions of those present at the  shooting on the plan of the house shown  him. He was perfectly sober on February  13r.h and knew what he was doing. In  answer to the court's questioning, witness  said he had assisted iu carrying in Connors' body to the back room of bar after  the shooting, which he had seen.  A. 1-i'ick.son, the owner of the hotel in  which tlie shooting occurred, identified  the prisoner before him as.the man who  committed the deed. He went fully info  all details of the situation just previous  to the shooting, and explained the position of himself and the others a t the time, j  ."Witness was at; ihe foot of ihe stairway  leading overhead, and turned and saw  tlie shot fired.    He then  went up for his  bartender, and when he returned met  prisoner going out, and saw Connors fall  from the chair in which he was sitting.  Kvle came up to witness and remarked  '���He (the piisoner) shot him." Witness  saw no other revolver except that in prisoner's hand. The barroom was well  lighted at the time, and he saw that Connors' hands were loose. Cross-examined  by Mr. Aikman, witness stated that he  was somewhat, excited,at the time. Connors died in the back room. All present  were sober and everything wa.s in plain  sight.  At this juncture the grand jury made  their presentment, which follows:  To Mir. Ji'stioi. Irving: The grand  jurors for the county of Kootenay present  as follows :  1. We, congratulate your lordship upon  vour elevation to the bench, and trust,  that you may long fulfill the duties of  your position.  2. We bpg to draw your lordship's  attention to the condition of the court,  lions'- at Nelson. The accommodation  afforded is totally inadequate for the  judges, the jurors, the legal profession  and the public, and we trust that our  presentment in this matter may have due  weight with the government.  3. We have visited the new jail, and  are of the opinion that the discipline and  neatness prevailing" therein reflect credit,  on the warden and his officers. We endorse certain changes and improvement  suggested by the warden, instancing:  A change in the location of the condemned cell.  The drainage of the surface water from  around the walls, which at present renders the basement extremely damp, as  well as sundry other miuor changes suggested by him.  We rlo not, approve of tlie present .system of separate locks on the cell doors,  which, in case of fire, might well jeopardize the lives of prisoners.  We recommend the adoption of the  usual system of a lever bolt, which, on an  emergency, enables all cell doors to be  opened at once.  In connection with the court house, jail  and government property, we would suggest that the present unsightly fence be  removed, and that the ground be graded  and improved to give the property a decent appearance.  -1. Our attention has been drawn to the  unsafe condition of the government  wharf at Nelson, which has already  caused the loss of several horses engaged  in freighting, thereon, and in its present  state is a standing menace to life aud  property.  5. We trust that no time will be lost in  establishing a laud registry office in the  city of Nelson.  0. We would respectfully recommend  that frequent sittings of the, supreme  court be held in this district, as the importance of matters in dispute, in our  opinion, warrants such a course being  adopted.  7. In conclusion we agree with your  lordship that it is a matter of congratulation that so little crime prevails in the  district, and .trust, that'such a satisfactory state of affairs may continue.  His lordship thanked the jury for their  kindly-congratulations for himself, and  assured them that he would see-that the  presentment was laid before the proper  authorities. If the people were desirous  of having frequent sittings of the court  here, something would have to be done to  the building,, which, was in bad shape.  Mr. Retallack was then excused from the  jury, so that he might return to his home  in Kaslo.  Erickson was then recalled, upon the  court re-assembling after luncheon, and  reiterated his'previous statements. He  had ordered prisoner out of his house the  evening of the 12th, as he did not like his  appearance.  A. W. Clair knew deceased personally,  and the prisoner only by sight. He testified to his actions on the fatal 13th, particularly with regard to the piisoner seeking to pick his pockets. Witness denied  being drunk at the time, though he was  drinking. He also marked positions of  people present at the shooting.on the  plan. Replying to defence, witness said  he was hot drunk, though full enough to  sing during the day. He could sing now  if he felt like it, find "It took a wise man  to sing at any time." Witness did not  know of anything that had happened  that the prisoner could construe to do the  shooting.  Charles Oleson wa.s the hist witness,  aud his evidence was entirely new, as filling in tlie time from when Davis left  Ei icksou's till he returned and dkl the  shooting. Witness had lived in Kusko-  nook some six weeks, but formerly resided  in Nelson. He was a miner by trade,  ihough tending bar at Erickson's. Saw  the prisoner on the 13ih' ult.. when he  came into Erickson's hotel /with others  and drank. He met1 prisoner agaiu on  the staircase of Muusen's boarding house  as he was going up to bed. He saw prisoner go to his bundle of blankets lying on  sitting room fioor, unroll them and take  therefrom a gun. It was close to midnight. Prisoner made some rude remark,  as he went out. Witness followed, anrl  when at the side door of Erickson's place,  heard the shot fired. He met a man coming out, but as it was dark he did not recognize him. Witness saw prisoner come  in again to Erickson's by side door, aud  saw that Connors wa.s dying.  The case for the crown concluded, Mr.  Aikman addressed the jury for the defence, pointing out differences of time  and positions' iu the testimonies, pis-  agreements also existed in the markings  of the plans. He believed Connors had  said or done something to prisoner to excite his tinger, and that deceased must  have tried to pull a gun on him. He  pleaded with the jury to be merciful, as  he did not deny the shooting, but to re  turn it manslaughter.  Davis, though not sworn, then testified  in much the same manner as at his previous trial, a.nd sairl Connors was trying  to do him up, and had previously pulled a  kiiife on him. His name was Davis and  he did not know how Doyle anrl Sullivan  were applied to him. Fully one-third of  Nelson knew him. He had been .eighteen  years in lhe west, anrl had worked three  years in Spokane. He was a timber man  by trade and had been in charge of sections on the Great Northern railway. He  had no rebuttal evidence to offer, and  was clearly overmatched by the prosecution.  Mr. Macdonald made but a short address, and showed that prisoner's statements were not borne out by facts. On  the contrary the jury had the sworn evidence of several witnesses, who were not.  at all likelv to perjure themselves or forswear a fellow being's life away. Technically speaking, the-pt isnner had admitted  his guilt, anrl had not, tried to deny the  witnesses'statements. The prisoner had  gone to commit the deed, and did rlo it  with a vile epithet on his lips. In speaker's opinion it wa.s a clear case of murder.  His lordship, in charging the jury,  again explainer! the crime,of murder���'and  showed the difference from manslaughter.  Drink did not excuse from crime, but. the  prisoner was not drunk. The provocation to commit the deed was slight, but  while the law allowed provocation under  certain circumstances, it did not not as a  cloak to revenge. But the prisoner's plea  of provocation would not stand.'- The  jury were not to try the case, but to  bring in a verdict in accordance with the  evidence, giving the prisoner the advantage of all doubts.  The jury retired, and in 12 minutes returned with a unanimous verdict against  the prisoner of murder. Davis, on being  asked if he had anything to say, remarked in a perfectly cool manner that  he supposed that a "debt had got to be  paid," but he thought circumstantial evidence should not count. His lordship  said tiiere was no circumstantial evidence.  Connors did not have his hand on his hip,  there was no grudge or quarrel. He was  perfectly satisfied witn the verdict.  " Yon were unfortunate in having the revolver in your bundle, and you were unfortunate in taking it down." He would  spare his feelings all he could* "You  committed a fearful crime, and your punishment must be equally great. The sentence of this court is, therefore, that you  lie taken to the place from whence vou  came, and be there confined until the 22nd  day of April, when you will be taken to  the gallows and there hanged by the neck  until you are dead ; and may the Lord  have mercy on your soul." His lordship  was greatly moved, and could scarcely  utter the sentence. Davis was unmoved,  -aying: "Thank you, c my lord. I am  much, obliged." The prisoner was then  taken to the condemned cell, where he is  now confined. He remarked on the way  thither that he would uot run away.  Wednesday's sitting of the court was a  tedious one, there being -a constant  stream of motions and ���adjournments.  The first case-called was that of IT. D.  AIi-Lellan vs. the Reco Mining Co. for  $5,000 damages for injuries received by a  rock falling on him. W. A. Macdonald  appeared tor the plaintiff, and E. P.  Davis, Q. C, and M. L. Grimmett. for the  defence. A common jury was selected  and refused, and then a special jury,  which was afterwards discharged, but  not before they objected to the pay tendered for their services. The law permitted them .$-1 for two days, bub they  held for more and J. M. Harris gave it to  them. After arguing Wednesday morning for a special jury, the case wa.s postponed till Thursday morning, when it  was settled out ol court. J. M.��� Harris  gave McLellan $275 and costs, whicli  amounted to another $275. .  Daniels vs. Johnson was a criminal case  of seduction���Messrs. Macdonald and  Bowes appearing for tie parties. The  plaintiff formerly'resided in _Kaslo anrl  had been seduced under promise of marriage. She was present in court with her  child. Johnson did not appear, anrl his  bail of $1,000 was escheated, as well as his  sureties', C. Nelson anrl J_. Cummings, for  $500 each. A bench warrant was issued  for Johnson's arrest, ami after several adjournments of the court, he was 'arrested  late Wednesday night and lodged in the  provincial jail, where he was allowed to  weep over his shortcomings. Before the  last adjournment on this case both petit  anrl grand jurors were paid off.  The only case really disposed of on  Wednesday wa.s Villeiieuve vs. Ha una, in  which judgment was given for $290 anrl  costs, to be .made up on county court  scales.  Court re-assembled on Thursday morning at 10.15 o'clock. Towiisend vs. Ilew-  ett, A. Sutton and W. A. Macdonald appearing, was the first case called. The  litigants are a brewing company in Grand  Forks, anrl each blames the other for bad  business habits, supported by numerous  affidavits. Plaintiff applied I'or an injunction restraining defendant, and the appointment of W. Bentley a.s receiver of  the firm. Order marie for a receiver, to  be appointed by judge Forin. Costs of  'application reserved. Trial between parties .set for supreme court here on April  15, hut the court suggested the settlement  of the case outside.  Kelly vs. Hall Mines was advanced a  stage,' Messrs. Elliott anrl Bowes representing. Plaintiff applies for an injunction restraining defendants from proceeding with the expropriation of land for the  tramway from the Silver King, whicli  passes over the ground of the Dandy and  two other claims owned by the plaintiff,  as well as townsiteof Prerlericton. Plaintiff offered to settle out of court, but refused lhe. nominal sum offerer I. It was  then left to arbitrators,  but defendants  raised   objections.      Case   adjourned   at  luncheon.  Creel man vs. Clarke occupied the'afternoon session, with Messrs. Koriu and Sutton appearing. Plaintiff applied to clear  title'ot'a mineral claim and to restrain defendants from working the ground. The  trouble aro.se over tlie location of ihe  Boys' claim in Kettle river .district.  Clarke localed it, and afterwards, finding  his stakes were too small, located it for  his wife, with same name. At tlie terminal ion of the first .year of initial location, J. Fox, acting for plaintiff Creelinan,  relocated ihe ground as the Little Pittsburg.   Both parties have done assessment.  defendant   for   two  years   anrl   plaintiff  one.    Considerable evidence was taken in  the case.   Mr. Justice Irving,said the case  was a simple one,  yet he  must reserve  judgment;  -..Court  then  adjourned  to 10.30 Friday  morning.  At the opening of the court yesterday  morning, his lordship announced that he  had made up his judgment in lhe Creel-  'luan vs. Clarke case, and would deliver  same ou April 15, wi-hing iu the-mean-j  time to compare same with reports given |  by other judges.  Daniels vs. Johnson was announced to  come up before judge Forin, when defendant will elect for speedy trial. u'  Kelly vs. Hall Mines occupied all day  yesterday, aud was finally postponed till  April 15.  The assizes then closed, Mr. Justice Irving announcing that he would be in Nelson on April 15, to hold special supreme  court sittings.  Last night the Nelson-Slocan bar tendered his lordship a complimentary dinner at the Hotel Hume, where a most congenial time was spent.  KETTLE   RIVER   RAILWAY.  Same Forces now Opposing D. C. Corbln's Extension as In the year 1891.  Last  week  someone in Victoria sent a  telegram.to the Rossland Miner (the same  telegram appeared in  the Nelson Minei),  in which the people of Nelson were censured for giving expression to their views  on a question of great interest to the people of a  neighboring district.   The telegram   was  probably  "inspired"  by   the  same   influences   that    "inspired,"   like  utterances in IS91, when the people of Lhe  Kootenay Lake country were fighting for  a railway that would not be operated by  the Cauadian Pacific.    The people of the  Koolenay Lake couutry won  their fight,  notwithstanding the "inspired" protests  of boards of trade on the Coast.   Has the  development of the country been retarded  or have. the business interests of either  the province or the dominion suffered by  that  victory?    The  cities  of  Rossland,  Nelson, Kaslo and Sandon and the dozen  smaller     towns     Scattered     throughout  Southern Kootenay,  supported,  as  they  are, by the thousands of men employed in  mines and smelters, is the answer.    Can it  be refuted ?   The mail.-.who gave southern  Kootenay  railways  that forced the  Canadian Pacific to compete with him is  willing to place Southern Yale in a like  position, and he is fighting the battle of  1801  over again.   The  people of   Nelson  aided him in'1891, when their own interests were involved ; and they are aiding  him now when the interests of neighbors  are at stake.   The people of Nelson have  not  been  in the habit of sneezing when  the people of "Victoria took snuff, nor are  they likely to fall into that habit.  WEEK'S   EXPORTS   T^TAL   $86,560.  No  The passage by the legislative assembly  of a resolution praying the house of commons to refuse a charter to Gorbin's  Boundary Creek railway is only a bid for  the support.of the Canadian Pacific at  tlie coming provincial election. The Turner government is nothing if not a truck-1  ler, and it is as willing to truckle to a railway company as to a coal baron.  Value  If the members of the railway committee of the house of commons were-a ware  of the fact that 2328 voters in districts  that would be in-no way affected by the  building of a-railway into the Boundary  Creek country have ten members in the.  legislative assembly (all voting in.favor  of the resolution), while the 2107 voters in  the districts that would be benefited by  the railway when built have but three  members (all of whom opposed tlie resolution), they would pay no heed to any  communication on railway matters coming from the legislative assembly of British Columbia. The last revised voters' list  (1801) gives Esquimalt-151. voters, with two  members in the legislative assembly:  Cowichari-Alberni 510, with two members-  South Nanaimo 250, with one member;  North Victoria 330, with one member (all  on Vancouver Island); Cariboo 150, with  two members; East Lillooet 100, with one  member; and West Lillooet 120, with one  'member (all north of the main line of the  Canadian Pacific railway). The same list  gives East Vale (the district in wliich the  Boundary Creek country is situate) 1022  voters, and it has one member in the legislative assembly; the north riding of West  Kootenay (in which BossJand is situate)  550. with one member; and the south  rid-  Shipments Shown this Week from the  Slocanvia Kaslo.  A peculiarity of this week's ore shipments is that no returns are made from  Kaslo, the Slocan product being registered entirely from Nakusp, through  -which subport exports are showing large  increases. The mines on the Slocan lake  slope are now getting on a. regular ship-,  ping basis, particularly on Four Mile, and  rhe figures will continue laru<: The C. P.  R.~ has made a successful bid for traffic,  witli a .number' of the big Sandon mi ties,  and will.in future be kept busy. Other  Slocan; lake properties., are. preparing to  ship, so that the total .exports will keep  on increasing.. A small shipment of gold  dust, valued at $300. was niade by the  bank of Montreal to Helena, and an insignificant dealing was niarle from the Trail  smelter.    Below are the figures :  HUM-ION   A.VI1   JIA'ITK.    ,' -.'. /  Pound*  Trail smellor. copper niritlit' ��� v     100  Hull Mines siiicllur. coppnr Million,.   ^7���r>S.'*  hank of ..Montreal, jfold dust,.   ...,'��� .ORE.' '  l.o Koi inino. Itos^lnii'1 '.'  Iron Musk inini!..Ko.ssInntl...  .  ...  Idulio miiio. Slociin    :���    Payne minr. Sloi'an   ���Qnben Ho-s inino. S (m;:iii   Vancouver Group. Slocan   To'al for i ho work .....'   Ti>t;il for .liiimiiry   .T6l.nl I'nr Kulil-lliirv.   T.ilnl I'.ir Mm'cIi. -ii far   Total fur I,S!I7. via IJ-v.'Isloki* ..  'IViiiil foi la!)", porl. of Nelsini...  Unequal Representation.  The city of Nelson has probably one-  third of the population of the south riding of West Kootenay. a district that has  but one member in the legislative assembly. Today the ' voters'list'of the south  riding >hows that 031 names-on the list  claim Nelson as their place.of residence.  What representation will I heso 031 miners,  ���mechanics, business men. and r-a pita list-shave in the next assembly? Will they  have tlie same repi e-entaf.ion as a like  number of. miners, mechatiies, business  men, anrl capitalists in the West, Lillooet  anrl Cariboo? West Lillooet anrl Cariboo  ha ve 5S5 na mes nn their voters' list, and  I hey ha ve i brer- members in the legislative  assumhlv. r_-quimult am! South Nanaimo  have 707 mimes on tlieir lists, anrl they  also have three members in lhe assembly.  It is safe to say that whatever representation is given Nelson, the represeniat ion  of 'Cariboo and West .Lillooet and   E-rpii-  $300  A  pproxirnatc  Tons.  Value.  1.3*1  SO  '.'CO  ���JIO  ���it)  ���i.tlftl  itiO.ftm  !l..r)illl  $1.11*7. I*S!J  K.I178  -   ���gftl'l.l.-'fi  !l,0l!l  S.">70.!ll!l  S71!> l:i-'  V��,-7I  S7,iii,'i,:ui  malt and South  duced.  Nanaimo   will   not be re-  OHcket Meeting.  At the request of several cricketers, a  meeting will be held at W. ttroughatu's  law offii-e, over the Hudson's Pay store,  on WednesdMv evening next, the 30th  instant, at S:30 o'clock, for the purpose of  oriraniy.ing a cricket club i^r the city. All  playeis ()|. supporters of the game are  cordially invited to be present. '  i tg of West, Kootenay (in which Nelson is  situate) 025. with one member. Siiice���lS��*i  the population of E-quimalt-, Cowiehan-  Alherni, South Nanaimo, North Victoria.  East Lillooet. "West Lillooet, and Cariboo  has not increased five per ceo' ; while the  population of East Yale and West Kootenay has increased 100 per cent.  Wa.s   ex-speaker   Higgins   sincere   last  spring in his bitter opposition to the passage of the act granting a charter and subsidy to the Cassiar Central Railway Company ?   We doubt it.   If he was si nee r--  in that stand, why, is he now so bitterlv  opposing the granting of a charter for a  railway that woidrl help develop Southern Yale: a. charter that does not carry  with it an acre of land or a dollar in subsidy?    Was Mr. Higgin-7 sincere when he  cave as a reason   for  breaking with  the  Turner government   that  he   could   not  support an outfit that wa.s so servile tn  ! monopolists   like   the   Dunsmuirs ?      lie  could not have been, for today he is willing to place the yoke on the necks of Unpeople   of   Southern    Yale,   and   compel  them to be mere dependents of a railway  company that has never shown a disposition to share its profits with anyone in  Canada, however liberal it may" be to the  holders of its shares and bonds resident  in France, Germany nnd Belgium.  Tlie president of the Board of Trade of  Victoria resents the insinuation that the  action of the board, of which he is president, in opposing the Boundary Creek  railway charter, was other than mature  judgment after calm discussion. A board  of trade, whose members were not aware  that theie was* a Kootenay country until  the fall of 1895, and then only on " inspiration " from a wandering newspaper coi-  respondent. should not be so " touchy."  The Boundary Creek people may not  get the railway that they want as soon as  they should have it; but perhaps the  politicians- who are opposing them may  not get what they want at the coining  election. Mr. Turner and Mr. Higgins  and Mr. ITelmcken may be sent into retirement by the common people, who aie  sincerely tired of being governed by men  who are only too willing to do the bidding  of monopolists.  CITY   COUNCIL.  Squatters on Streets  and   Alleys   Ordered   to  Kemove their Buildlnjjs. I'  The tenth teciilur meeting- <f the city  council wa.s held on Monday al'ieriwniii.  Present, mayor Houston in -'hi- chair;  aidermen Gilker, Tec--/.vl. Hillyer and  Malone.  City engineer McCulloch reporter! ��-o the  question of permanent pavement on Baker  street, recommending macadam.    Report'  lairl over for futuie consideration.  lie also reporter! theamnunt.of material  estimated to he removed in grading a roadway, from Hall street along Front and  Water street to eastern boundary of city,  nnd submitting1 planshowing grades. ��� To  make a 10-foot roadway, with slopes J-A to  1,along centre of road, would require the  uiovincr of about 2750 cubic yard.i of maier- ,  oil to bring the cuttings to grade. This  will not fill depressions, but will, mak^ a  irimd wagon road for heavy loads. Fivn  i-ulverts will also be required.  Amotion was introduced ��� hy alderman  .Malone and Hillyer. that lhe city cleik  ��� ���all for fenders for grading Water street  anrl putting in the n quired culverts, tenders to be in by Monday nexl,   Carried.  Petition received from property owner-,  anrl residents on Mill .anrl Carbonate  streets, between Josephine and .Sianley,  asking that the proposed sidewalk from  Biker to Silir-a on Ward, lie extended to  .Mill street.,   Petition   filer!.  Petition received for a -Iplank walk  from Baker along east sirle of Kootenay  to Victoria, and along north side of Victoria to Mall. Petition received and no  iti'i ion taken.      "    '  Petition received from Mill'street property owners for gradini: that street from   ���  end to end.    Petition filed.  The city clerk of Kamloops wrote, stating that that council was petitioning the  government, through the attorney-genera I7  'o amend t he liquor license net, by incorporating in it, a section forbidding drunk-  Htmess, disorderly conduce on premises,,  'he selling ol liquor to drunkards, or the  assembling of notorious characters, or to  allowing gambling, under a penalty of $10  line and not more than $50. Deferred to  next meeting of council.  Dr. Arthur wrote, asking permission to  plnee remainder of earth from excavation  of Oddfellows hall on Baker street, eastward from lvootenay. and asking council  to appoint a man to level it off. Agreed  ro by the council, and a general resolution  pas-etl agreeing to surface down all material placer! on streets.  The following accounts were passed:  Xoll & Thompson, estimate So. 'ion contract .  ...Sftlli 2ft  H   ICippi'ii, rii.inmn on i_radi-s.......:....,....    ..'      !'!I0  AV.-Ciniipbiill, brick cesspit nt hospital ...........'.: 102 2.>  By-law 2S, defining the fire limits anrl  repealing by-law 11, was finally passed  and adopted. ' c  Reconsideration of by-law 27, dealing  with sewers and sewerage rates, was deferred to next meeting.  On motion of 'alderman- Hillyer and  Gilker, the mayor was authorized, to purchase hydrants and valves for city use.  The -city engineer was instructed' to report at the next meeting of the conned as  ro what streets on which he had established grades, so that a by-law.could be  passed.  --Moved by aldermen Hillyer nnd Gilker,  that all buildings on streets and alleys in  the city be removed therefrom on or before May 1st.    Carried.  Council then adjourned.  Murderer Davis Is Broken Down.  Since his incarceration in the condemned  cell, John Davis, the murderer of Dennis  Connors, has entirely lost the jovial spirit  previously maintained, and is now moody  anrl broken down, lie seems to realize, .in  full the awful position in which he. now  is. Davis, win* is about A2 years 'old, evidences the greatest desire to cover op his  'antecedents,and place of birt h. anrl - will  not state anything regarding his family.  He vouchsafed i he statement that hi' was  a Methodist, but when asked.if he would  like to see'the local minister of t ha I fait li.  s.'iid not. at present, but.might later, on.  Davis dries not desire a nyl hi eg ' han wlia t  he is furnished with at the jail, anrl is  satisfied -wiiji-the friendly. u.miI  treatment he is receiving..  kin  . Mininff Near Kuskoiiook. \  I). Graham and J. M. McPhee own a  ���.'roup.of claims about IA miles from Kuskoiiook, called the Last Chance. They  were 'located but a short time ago. since  when 100 feet of tunneling litis been done.  The group is a galena, -prouo-it ion, and a  test^ shipment to the Nelson smeller gave  !)_A ounces silver and 10 per cent lead.  Picked samples go over 1000 ounces silver  and $5 lo $10 in jzolrl. Ore is now being'  packed to Kuskonnok for. shipment- to  Nelson. A large sum of money has been  offered and refuser! for the group.  Improving the Road.  The Seven Devils, which has given so  much trouble, to the Spokane Fallsifc Northern railway, i.s to be. permanently im-i  proved. A large crew of men are at present engager! get t ing out. rock near I-os.s-  burg, anrl this will be user! in rip-rapping  the river bank at the Devil-. Io this wm.v  it is hoped to retain t he .roadbed. It will  take thousands of tons of rock tinri cost a  large amount of money, but business warrants it.   Oleson Heavily Fined.  A. Oleson was up for final hearing on  Saturday afternoon, before judge Form,  charged with ass-iult ing C. Cameron anrl  aflervuiids A. Mi Gi egnr, at. Hall Siding.  Accused was fined $50. without costs, on.  the first count, and the second dismissed.. THE  TRIBUNE:   NELSON, B.C., SATURDAY,  M.AKCH 20,   L8��S.  PUBLISHERS'  NOTICE.  THE TRTBUNK   i- pnbn'-lied   on   P.-Uiirdiiy*,  Iiy Tin-:  TltliiUN-B I'-iiLisiu.vi* Co.Mi'ANY, ami will 1)0 inaili.-ri  to .snbseribor.s on payment <ir' Two I'Oi.'.ak.s u year.  , No subscription taknn tor less than a yenr.  REGULAR ADVI.IlViSKMKVrS -n-iiilcd ul the fol-  lowinjf. ralu.-.: ��� One i'ldi, .**.-'!! a yi-iir: two inches,  ��60 a yenr; three indie- f'-il <i year: four inelir-.,  ��!_ a. year; five im'lii*-. "ilO;". a-year: fix inelies and  over, at the rate of Sl.ul1 an ineli per inonlli.  TRAXSIKNT AIlVKItTISKMUXTs7 xu cent.- a line for  first insertion and IU ceiusa line for caeh additional  insertion.   Ilirfh,  in.-irviiiiie. nnd death  notice-; /rue.  LOOAL. OR READING MATTER XOTICKS 2a cents u  line ouch insertion.  JOB PRINTING a! fair rates. All accounts for job  printing- and advertising payable on the first, of  every mouth; subscription, in advance.  ADLRLSS all communications to  '   TIIK TI.IBUXK, Nelson, B. 0.  PROFESSIONAL   CARDS.  LA J3AU & KOIUN���I'liysiciiins and Sui'kcoiis.   Ilooins  3, 1 .mo ft, liigelow block, Nelson.   Telephone 12.  Dlt.   J.   A.   AR.MriTHONG-Cioverninei:!,   Veterinary  Inspector.   Treats diseases uf till doinestic animal.-.  All stock inspected at Nelson.   Nelson, ll.'t'.  DR. .1: W. Qi;iNl,AN. DKNTI.ST-Oflice: -Alara Jiloek.  .     Bal  w.  enera! Electric "Company,  Capital $1,500,000.    Head Offices Toronto, Ontario..      ' .  MINERS! You can make use of water power 50 miles from your mines with our system.  We can also sell,you complete telephone outfits and install them.  Frank Darling,  Kootenay Agent  British. Columbia Branch Offices  T T.1urns^co7 "T  Granville Sired--VANCOUVER  Kootenay List rid ��� NELSON  ���ikcr Slreei, Nel-on.  J. II. HOLMES, C. K���I'rovineial Land Surveyor.  P. O. box S-, ICaslo, R. C.  A.  H.  HOLDICH-Analytical Chemist and As.-ayer.  Hall street. Nelson.  T O. GWILL1M, B.A.Sc. & \\\ S. .JOHNSON. R.A.Sr:.  *-��� ��� ���Mining Kiiginccrs and Analytical Chemists,  Slocan City, B. C.  LODGKE   MEETINGS.  A NELSON LODGE, NO. 2'A. A. F. & A.M. Moots  ���NV^j-* second Wednesday in each month. Sojoiiriiinu  }\$/r\  hrnt.hron invitt'd.  "ET'NimiTS OK PYTHIAS���NcIj-oh J.odpe, No. iv  ������"- Kniyhts of Pythias, meets in Ca-tle hall, Macdonald block,"corner of Josephine and Vernon street.-, every  Tuesday evening at S o'clock. All visiting knights are  cordially invited to attend.  John* J. M^lon'i*. C. C.  Geokgi* RAHrRiDGK, K. of R. & S.  NELSON, B. G.  BRANCH  MARKETS   .....  Rossland and Trail, in Trail Creek District  Three Forks and Sandon, in Slocan  District  Kaslo in Ainsworth District  LONDON, ENGLAND  VICTORIA,  B. C.  Prepared to supply consumers with everything' in the way of fresh and euried meats.  OrrWs bv mail carefully filled and Dromptly forwarded.  ��Jte  Qi/yifamtg+  SVTIIRDAY MORNING... MARCH -(!, 18!>S  The I - am loop.*-- Standard, one of the numerous  organs .subsidized   by   the   local  government7 to apologize, i'or its mistakes,  undertakes   to   defend   the   coal   baron.--  froin taxation.    It places coal iu the catalogue   as  a   necessity   of   life,  and,  like  bread-stuffs, should be  made a.s cheap a-  possible  to the consumer.    Coal   mining,  the Standard avers, is a young industry  aud should be encouraged.    Were a tax  imposed  the article  would become more  expensive,   and   the   mines . might   shut  down   to   evade   the   tax.    These   arguments are most vague, serving rather to  please  the Dunsmuirs  than  to help thi-  populace.    By  the same  reasoning gold,  silver,  lead and  copper,  the products ol  the mines of West Kootenay, should al.se  increase in value by reason of the taxes  fcl_ey have to bear.    Up to date this has  not occurred.     The  assertion  that  coal  mining is a  young  industry is far from  correct, as it was in working shape before  confederation.    Quartz, mining, as carried  on in this district, is the young industry,  and  the government shows its appreciation of the situation by taxing it in every  shape and form.    The Dunsmuirs are the  leading coal miners, in the  province, and.  as the bosom friends of those in power,  have so far escaped taxation, and will, so  long as Mr. Turner is left in..  Vancouver  Isl.aud coal  mines will never shut down  with the  present  markets open to their  products, and present values obtain.    By  confederation terms the island'mines' will  escape taxation, but future workings in  Crow's Nest would be liable.   It is thi>-  unfair discrimination  between  man and  man,   though   mining oil   different   products,  and   in   different  Idealities,   that  causes complaint and lays the government  open to censure.    If the quartz mines and  miners are taxed  in   Kootenay,  so also  should be the coal workings on the Island.  By a vote of 10 to lithe government  last Thursday voted  down Mr.  CottrmV  resolution ���:' "That, in the opiuiou of thi-  77 House, laborers in mines should not, as  " such,  be required to take out  miners'  licenses."   The mover has advocated this  step  for years,  and  it has .always  been  similarly received.    Hon. Mr. Turner, in  speaking  to  the question,   affirmed that  the Worker in the quartz mines did not  desire the repeal  of the statute.    This is  untrue, as anyone can  tell.    Mr. Turnei  has but to look at the nature of the vote  taken  on  the resolution  to  realize  how  mistaken  he is.    Those directly affected  >  by the workings of the act to a man voted  for the resolution, and  those who feel it  least .opposed it.    In other  words,  those  members dominated by the  Dunsmuir influence voted as dictated to by the powers  behind the throne,  and  not according to  justice.    It is surprising  to see the chief  exponent of labor theories  in  the house  ���Mr. Braden, of Victoria���a man elected  by the working classes, voting with the  government against his fellows.    Mis intelligence must be on a par with the posi-.  tiou.he occupies.    By this vote Mr. Turner has put another obstacle where it will  do damage to his cause at the next elections.    Coi_. Baker, on Thursday last, presented his annual report on mines. The  returns are most satisfactory, showing a  large increase in the output and values of  both quartz anrl placer mines. Particularly is this the case with West Kootenay.  W. A. Carlyle, as provincial mineralogist,  is the authority for the bulk of the report, and he has covered hi.s ground much  more intelligently than past reports issued by the minister of mines have evidenced. This district has been given considerable space, antl a strong point lias  been advanced in  the statement of divi  dends paid. There is one matter upon  which difference exists, and .that is the  value of the minerals*exported from Kootenay during 1897. Mr. Carlyle's figures  cover the whole year to December 31, and  total $(3,7(55,703. He relies upon  the returns furnished by the mine  owners under the metallurgical.,  mines act. Taking the figures furnished  by the Nelson custom house, which are at  once more accessible and up to date, Mr.  Carlyle's returns show a large undervaluation. They are : Via Nelson, total value  of mineral exports, $7,013,314: via Revelstoke, $719,132, or combined, $1,5(50,773  more than represented iu the government  blue book. Outside parties noticing the  discrepancy existing between the figures  furnished by the blue book aud those  given in the press, taken from the customs  returns, will be perplexed, and naturally  accuse the press of unreliability. But, as  Mr. Carlyle says in his report, "figures  -peak for themselves." c  Sir William Van Horne, as president  of the Canadian Pacific railway, appeared  before the railway committee of the house  of commons last week to urge against the  granting of a charter to Mr. Corbiu's extension into the Boundary country.    He  had a weak case to present and  found a  strong opposition to his wishes.    No government is likely to refuse a charter to a  road  that asks for  no   subsidy  or land  grant, and i.s to benefit a large section of  country by giving it the, initial aud competitive line of railway.    Of this, Sir AAril-  liara,  no  doubt,  has   become convinced,  and the support given him by the fossils  in the Victoria board of trade counts for  naught.    The C. P. tl. are seeking an entry inio Spokane, and are endeavoring to  control the Washington Central road and  ifs privileges to obtain  the desired goal.  Were the neighboring state to adopt sir  William's tactics, he would find great difficulty in promotiug his enterprise.    As it  is, the business men of Spokane, and the  people generally in Washington are, most  desirous  that  the  C. P.  R. should come  into their territory, as a strong competition in railways is always to be encouraged.   A   similar   argument   affects   the  Boundary country-    West Kootenay has  profited by competition and the Boundary  camp is not likely to suffer by having a  like advantage.  Mr. Justice Irving had the sympathy  of the court with him ou Tuesday in the  trying ordeal he underwent in pronouncing the sentence of* death, for the first  t.ime in his exalted judicial position, upon  a fellow being.    His lordship was greatly  moved and realized his solemn duty more  vividly   indeed   than   did   the   unhappy  prisoner in the dock.   To the credit of his  lordship be it said,  that   he   conducted  himself with strict impartiality, charging  the jury in au intelligent and fair-minded  manner, giving  the prisoner the advantage of every  possible doubt, and iu his  final  address  to the poor wretch before  him   mercifully   spared   his  feelings   by  being brief and speaking in a most sympathetic tone.    To pronounce the sentence  of death on a man is a duty few would  care  to  fulfil, the  more especially when  i.he unfortunate i.s about the same age as  the judge���in the very prime of life and  strength.    Duty is at times most disagreeable.   For his initial case of this nature,  the newly elected Justice acquitted himself well,  fully justifying the confidence  reposed in him in his elevation.  OUR   STOCK   0_ET  olesafe Merchants  Shippers  and   Importers  SCOTCH   WHISKIES  Dawson's Perleclion    Tosh  Four Crown Crawford's Special  B. O. S. XXX Caol  lla  Huntley Blend  c_=a:__>-_yi:_?^_C3-7_<r_i]s  C.  H. Mumm & Co.     Moet &. Chnndon'  Carte Blanche Pommery & Greno  Camusct. Heiclsieck & Co.  Green Seal  Is new and fresh, and added to every week  by arrivals direct from  ' the wholesale houses, west and east.     We buy for Cash in large  quantities, and can give our customers 'the benefit of good  buying.     We  make   a   specialty of  Fresh  Fruits and  Vegetables,  and   everything   in   these   lines   kepi  season.     We   also  carry   a   laro-e   line   of  -���_ ���  in  Which    includes   a   full   line   of   Stoneware,  Cooking Vessels, Crocks, jugs, flowerpots, milk  and cake   pans,   etc.,   chamber   sets,   plain   white  and fancy decorated.     Elegant dinner, tea and   five  o'clock tea sets.     Glass water sets, latest importations  and patterns of  fine Austrian-made ware -in   comports,  water and flower sets.     Bar glassware in full stock���in fact,  everything" in the line of Oueensware, Crockery and Glassware.  Fop First-Class Goods and Low Prices Call on  AN   EXCELLENT   STOCK   OF   IMPORTED  CIGARS   JUST   TO   HAND  _3_____C__3_=-   STEEBT,    _ST__3__JSO__T  We are daily opening- our new Spring Goods and will toe pleased  to have everybody come and have a I00K at our stock. Latest  designs in Silk and Wool Dress Patterns.  Dress Goods from 12 1-2 cents up  Beautiful Designs in  Summer Suiting's 12 1-2  cents  A large Stock of New Prints, Dress Ginghams and Muslins  New Spring- Clothing, Hats, Gents' Furnishings, Boots and Shoes  Prices to Suit  the Times  Spring is here and the house requires renovating. Your walls would look better if  nicely tinted. Nothing like alabastine.  We keep all colors.  If your house is in need of paint Sherwin,  Williams and Acme Paints are always  good.    We have a nice assortment.  Your floors would look decidedly better and  save you a lot of work if covered with  a coat of Granite Floor Paint. Good  colors, hard and durable.  Go.  Cordova Street,  Vancouver,  and  Baker Street,  Nelson.  $5 to  $50,000  HERALD0,  MONOGRAM,  SCHILLAR  Manufactured by The George E. Tuekett & Son Co., Ltd.       UNION MADE CIGARS  SOLE AGENT, Q        T  NELSON, B. C. O.    d ���  LONDON AND BRITISH COLUMBIA COLDFIELOS, Ltd.  HEAD  OFFICE,   LONDON,   ENGLAND.  On improved or unimproved real estate  FOR/ SALE OR RENT���A well established restaurant business.  Restaurant well furnished. Good paying business. Satisfactory reasons  for disposing of same. .-...-.  G.     _A_.     WATEEMAJST     &     CO.  All communications relating   to  British   Columbia   business to be addressed  to  P. O.  Drawer  505, Nelson, British Columbia  J.  RODERICK  ROBERTSON, General  Manager /   ..j-,   0.~m      D    ^  S. S  FOWLER,  E.M.,  Mining Engineer LIN t_.L.O\J IN ,    D. O.  has. placed its business upon a cash basis. By this  system patrons secure full values in merchandise and  are not, called upon to make up any losses for the  bad debts of others.  E. CTRAVES, Manager     Baker Street, Nelson  Direct from  New  fashionable   stock  ,-Kootenay.-.   CalLand  that of  other   st6res  small  bank account.  j\!ELS0N SHOE STORE  York   io cases of  the most complete, and  of   Ladies' and   Gentlemen's   footwear   in  inspect our stock and/compare it with  and. see how   easily   you   can   start a  W. GRAHAM & GO.  The cheapest place to buy goods is at the store of...  Thaw-; in British Columbia i.s in a  healthy condition, according to customs  returns. The imports for February last  were $()_(),()()(), a.s against $111,000 in 1S07 ;  and the collections SMS,000 as compared  with S 102,000. Mining activity in AVest  lvootenay and the Klondyke boom are the  chief causes of increase. For the last  eight .months of the fiscal year the increase in imports throughout the Dominion was $-7,000,000, realizing an excess in  duties over last yenr of $1,'138,000. A sur-  ulus is expected at Ottawa for 1808, something often heard of in British Columbia  but never seen.  It is a matter of congratulation that  the calendar of criminal cases brought  before Mr. Justice Irving at the assizes  here this week was particularly light.  Only one case of capital interest was  docketed, that of regina vs. Davis, alias  Doyle or Sullivan, for the murder of Den  nis Connors at Kuskonook, on February  13.   The evidence against the accused was  conclusive,  and   he  wa.s  sentenced to be  hanged ou April 22.    Crime of a violent  nature  is  fortunately  rare in this great  mining camp, this being the second case  only of murder since the opening of the  country.    To the lovers of peace and order and the loyal subjects of Her Majesty  generally, it is a source of pride that the  machinery of  law and justice in British  Columbia moves so quickly and decisively,  ensuring speedy  punishment to   the  offender and maintaining order to society.  Capital   punishment  is  a stern necessity  for the repression of vice and the protection of the lives and property of the people.   It is  to   be'  hoped,  however,   that  many years may elapse ere the eriinina"  records of the county seat ot Nelson regis  ter a similar crime.  bringing in supplies, and that while their  product is practically excluded from the  United States, lumber is brought into the  province in unfair competition. The action of the legislature is in keeping with  the recent agitation on the same subject  in Ontario; where similar conditions existed. Apart from the admitted justice  of the legislature's resolution, there i.s a  strange antipathy being shown this session by the house to and on everything  dealing with the American -republic,  which is not a desirable feeling to cultivate. Local mercantile jealousy oyer the  Klondyke outfitting business should not  be permitted to interfere with the amicable relations existing between Canada  and the United States.  AND DEALERS IX  Fresh Fruit, Vegetables, Fish, Oysters, Live and Dressed Poultry,  Game, Smoked Meats, Ete.    Baker Street, Nelson.  By a unanimous vote, the legislature on  Friday adopted a resolution, asking the  dominion government to increase the  duty on lumber aud shingles coming into  British Columbia from the United States,  in order to place the lumbering industry  upon an ecpiality with the mills operating  on the other side of the line. Mill owners  complain they have no compensating protection   for duties   imposed   on  them   iu  Tr-IK grand  to  the  court  their  jury, m their presentment  at this week's assizes, did  well in calling attention to government  shortcomings respecting the inadequate  accommodations of the court house, the  need of the land registry office here, the  dangerous condition of the wharf, and  the necessity of improvements at the provincial gaol. The court house, in particular, requires prompt attention, a.s the disadvantages of the court room are many  and pronounced, having been built when  the city and district were iu their infancy.  OF HALL STRKKT. NELSON.  GRAY,   Proprietor.  Doors,  Sash,   Band Sawing,  Turned Work,  and Office Fittings.  arrived and  in stock,  a carload  Glass: all  sizes  up  of Chance's  to 4 by 6 feet  English  Rolled  Headquarters for miners  men  from  and  mining  KOOTENAY  VICTORIA,  B. C.  MAHONEY  &. TAYLOR, Proprietors  The Kootenay  C. 0. BUCHANAN, Proprietor, Kaslo, B. C.  Yard and office foot of Hendryx Street,  Nelson.    John Bell Agent.  Everything in the building line on hand  or made at short notice  feu-  ii..,N.i.|.iij.......ii,, ' j,; -    '.,.��������.-a > _.'��, j-..*Ti-.."-i3.; *".,_ .���,---��� i ''���'���* "-.'.' \ 7 ,:*���.��� --i i^ ��/i"\v; ���' t.,"._: i,,"n"_"/_.!ivr,j71 ;tk,1���r^���~"?^7C_��� ��*".. -��,J��   '��� "Tr~.7iv ������-���:-'-.",-;."i.Ja ,:������������._;_..���> ���cw.".���������������'/���.--&,������.- "tT-"g?"?TJ"rK' g-'.;���r ���."--����� -t.���tt���--..jui-t-v -���.������_���    ���,��� ��� .--v.. i-j- t ���������i���t>-<. if i-i -|,--a^r--^-�� ������.���7 -T -jt-tt' ������'������i.i111 j-m.��i_ ������-���>��� ���������y-.-a' t-^-i-mp <ii-.r��"Trr!  i ViyCi^SKi-i,  .-'-,i_,:-.--.v,.-;;.-......  Capital,  all paid-  up,     -  $12,000,000  6,000,000  LORD STRATIICOXA AND  lion. GEO. A. I)RUMMOXI>,  i<; s. clouston   MT  ItOVAL. President   Vico-Prosidciit   General Manager  '���i'l-'-lS:^*' ���  THE TMBUNE:   NELSON, B.C., SATURDAY; MARCH 20, L8I-.8.  t^tf^- "   an ordii> ^���'r^ler weighing from two to  three foiiY-&'-!tf'5'i'awii by four horses.  Ii there i'LVa'^-^-^Titention at present or  in the near t'litviiva'of paving Baker street  the,street shoV./a be left 1-1 inches below  grade in the centre, and 21 inches below  grade at the curbs for a macadam pavement, and from 0 inches to 12 inches for  a it asphalt pavement.  MINERAL   SPECIMENS. '  _sr__3X_so_sr -BBAisrcH,  N: W. Cor. Baker and Stanley Streets.       UKAXCIIK8 IN       LONDON   (England),   NEW YORK,   CHICAGO  and in tho principal cities in Canada.  Uny nnd soil Sterling Exchange and Cubic Transfers  OKAN'T  COMMKRCIAL AND TKAVKLT.KltS' CRKDIT8.  availablo iu any part of the world.  DRAHT8 ISSUI'l*    COr/LKCTIONS  MADK:  KTC.  SAVINGS BANK BRANCH.  RATE OK INTEREST (at present) 3 Per Cent.  BAKER   STREET   PAVEMENT.  To  OlTV  ance  with  City Engineer McCullocIi's Report Recommending Use of Macadam.  TUB MAVOR AXD COUNCIL OR THE  Oi'"- Nklson : Gentlemen, In eompli-  with ,your instruc_ioi_.s, J beg hereto  submit the following report on  the question  of a  permanent pavement  for Baker street.  The different   kinds  of   pavements  in  general use iu the cities of America are ns  follows:    1. Stone   block   pavements.    2.  Cobble   or   rubble  stone   pavements.    A.  Macadam.     *!. Sheet   asphalt.     :">. Brick.  0. Wood.  The following data will give a good idea  of the comparative use of the different  kinds of pavements in use in fifty-one of  the principal cities in America, and also  the average cost of each pavement in  these-same cities : .  Por  A\  -. Cost  Cent.  Per  So. Yd.  S 2 Ti  .. ,.     22.1  .1 00  'A. -.lacadain            "          ..'.  ..  2S.'A  1 12  ���1. Wood      11.1  1  11       S2  ,,2.75  (i. Brick       1.7  2 00  Asphalt and brick pavements *ire coming into more general use lately, however,  replacing wood pavements mostly.  A stone block pavement is very rough,  very noisy and very dirty, as well as being very expensive. Its u*-e is only advisable on streets with exceptionally heavy  traffic, its durability recommending its  use in such cases. I would not recommend  its use here.  Brick pavements���a.s brick suitable for  paving purpose.-! -is- no. obtainable here  and would have to be brought long distances���would be very costly, and for  that reason, undesirable.  Asphalt payements are. very popular in.  America at present, and ate being put  clown in great quantities in eastern cities.  They are very durable and clean and .add  greatly to the appearance-of a street.  Their use must, however, be limited to  streets with a very flat grade on account  of being so slippery wheu wet.  This pavement requires the use of six  inches of concrete for a founthitiou, which  will make it a very expensive pavement  here, this item alone adding fifty cents  per square yard to the average cost down  east. An asphalt pavement for Baker  street would probably cost a bout $8.50 per  square yard of pavement.  Before using this pavement ou Baker  street it will be necessary to have all  sewer and water connections put, in ou  the street, as it ruins this pavement to  have openings made through it. For  many reasons, I do not think it advisable  to put down this pavement on Baker  street at the present time.  Macadam pavements. This pavement,  as will be seen from the preceding statement, is the one most generally used in  the fifty-one largest.cities in America. In  the following cities it is very largely used :  St. Louis has 295 miles of city streets  paved with it; Chicago, 220; Milwaukee,  201; Boston, 179; Louisville, 13G; Cincinnati, 12(5; Providence, IIS. In London,  England, there is over'1.800 miles of city  streets with macadam pavements, in use  at the present time. *  The reason for it being so readily  adopted is that most places can easily secure suitable stone within a very reasonable distance, so that a good pavement  can be laid at a very reasonable cost.  There is no place better situated in this  respect than Nelson, as the very best  stone for this purpose has to be moved in  grading certain of the city streets, aud by  the use of a rock crusher this material can  be made into road metal at a very low  cost.  At the preseut time I think that this  pavement will be the most satisfactory  pavement for Baker street, aud can be  put in at very small cost, probably not exceeding $1.00 a square yard.  This pavemeut can readily be opened  and repaired, but, of course, for any pavement it is desirable to have as many of  the water and sewer connections as possible made before putting in anything permanent as a pavement.  There are a great many different ways  of making macadam roads, but the best  macadam road is generally conceded to  be what i.s commonly called the "Telford  macadam." That is a foundation of large  stone from six to eight inches in thickness, covered witli from four to six inelies  of broken stone varying in si/.e from 21 to  1" inches in diameter: this to be again  covered with some binding material sucli  a.s disintegrated smelter slag or gravel,  the material to be put on in layers tinrl  thoroughly compacted by rolling. My  estimate is based on a pavement of this  kind.  To give the best results this roadway  during construction should be rolled with  a twelve to fourteen ton .steam road roller, but very good results can be got from  Four feet of shipping ore has been struck  in the 250-foot level of the Dundee, near  Ymir.  April 12 is the day set for the annual  meeting of the Bright Prospects Gold Mining, and Development Co. in this city.  The capital stock of $1,000,000 is to be reduced one-half.  The Fern made a shipment of gold bullion to Uncle Sam's treasury last week.  The clean-up from the plates was most  satisfactory.  T. R. Morrow, Rossland, has been appointed attorney for the English-Canadian Gold Mining Co.  The Everett it Spokane'Alining Co., of  Spokane, has taken out registration papers in this province. The capital is $100,-  000, in $1 shares. Greenwood City i.s the  headquarters in British Columbia, and D.  il. Holbrook is the attorney.  License has beeu granted the Dominion  Mining, Development and Agency Co. to  carry on business in British Columbia.  The head office is London, England, but  Nelson i.s the provincial headquarters,  with C. K. Milbourne as attorney. The  capital is ��100,000 in ��1 shares.  A special meeting of the Pathfinder  Mining, Reduction and Investment Co.  will be held at Grand Forks on April 4.  J. R. Robertson is applying for 500  inches of water, to be taken from the  north fork of Wild Horse creek, to be  used for ore washing purposes.  Throughout the Boundary country  work is being commenced ou numerous  claims, and properties that have been idle  for months are being started up again.  A placer excitement has broken out on  Spring creek, one of the tributaries of  Fend d'Oreille river. The showings are  satisfactory.  The War Eagle is calling for tenders for  a 10-drill compressor and 150 horse power  hoist. The force is to be increased to  nearly 250 men.  A. B. Lrwin, manager of the Canadian  Pacific Exploration Co., is applying for  200 inches of water, to be taken from Barrett creek, for use on the Porto Rico  group.  A. L. Davenport, owner of the Poorman  mine, arrived in the city a few days ago  and- went out to inspect the property,  with a'view to resuming operations.  Arthur Walker, a native of Guelph,  Out., has died of his injuries through falling down a stope in the Le Roi mine.  A smelter is to be erected on the lllecillewaet river, close to the C. P. R., by the  united forces of the Waverley, Tangier  and Gold Fields of British Columbia companies. They will also construct a railway from their mines to the works.  Samuel D. Williams & Co;, of Newport,  England,   represented   by   C.   Hay ward,  has r.esumed work on the Buckeye, in the  Rossland camp. They have $i()0,000 to  expend in development.  The Winchester Gold Mining Co., of  Fairview, are installing a complete compressor plant on their property.  Upwards of 20,000 shares of Salmo Consolidated were disposed of during the  week for 10 cents per share.   -  War Eagle stock is advancing since the  contract  was  made with  the C. P. R. to  handle their ore at Trail. It is now  quoted at $1.15.  Dundee stocks are to be taken off the  market;    Shares are now worth 75 cents.  A good strike has been made ou the  Salmo Consolidated at a depth of 60 feet.  The quartz is free milling and carries a  value of $24 in gold.  The Sadie claim, on Sheep creek, owned  by O. Johnson, has been purchased by an  English company for $20,000. Five thousand dollars is to be paid on May 2 and the  balance in a year. Work is to commence  at once.  J. Sweeney has resumed the management of the Consolation mine in the Big  Bend..  Last week a large number of placer  leases in the Big Bend country were cancelled, owing to the necessary moneys not  being paid.  Development work has been resumed on  the Bad Shot mine, in the Trout Lake  country with a small force.  The Smuggler mine, in the Fairview  camp, will put in a 20-stamp mill at once.  License has been granted the British  America Corporation to do business in  British Columbia. The head office is in  London, England, and the capital is ��1,-  500,000 in ��1 .shares. Rossland is the provincial headquarters, with Hon. C. H.  Mackintosh as attorney.  A certificate of incorporation has beeu  granted the Buckingham Gold Mining Co.,  of Rossland, with a capital of $500,000.  The company will operate the Buckingham claim, located in this camp.  The Stone!eigh| Mining Co., of Milwaukee, Wis., with a capital of $1,000,000, has  been registered. Revelstoke is the headquarters, with A. G. M. Spragge as  attorney.  While  crosscutting in   the  Deer  Park  mine at Rossland last Friday an 18-inch  st.rpak of ore was encountered, that assays  $270 in gold, 250 ounces silver, and about  $75 in copper. As a result of this, the  stock is in demand at increasing value--.  Toronto and Montreal parties have purchased 22,800 shares of New ^Brunswick  Consolidated stock. ��� ' v ,  The Kenneth Mining Co., at Ymir, will  put in a 20-horse-power engine and 10-  horse-power boiler ou the Tamarac.  C. Collins, of Greenwood, has purchased  the Texas, in Providence camp, from  Wiseman and Van Ness for $1,000.  The Nip and Tuck and Stanley claims,  situated near Whitewater, and owned by  Duncan 'McDonald, are to be sold by  deputy-sheriff Robinson at the court  house here, on April 4, to satisfy a judgment, in favor of J. A. Turner 6c Co.  for $100;   Red Mountain Tunnel Co.  C. R. Hosmer and II. S.  Holt, of Montreal, and  A. B. McArthur, of Rossland,  have petitioned the legislature for power  to construct a tunnel through Red Mountain.    They state that it is in the interest  of the public and particularly the owners  of mineral claims situate upon Red mountain that thesaid Red mountain should  be opened up by the construction through  the same of a  tunnel,  running  from   a  point on the Columbia river, between the  town of Trail  aud  Murphy creek,  to a  point at or near the California  mineral  claim.    The construction of such tunnel  will be of incalculable benefit aud advantage  to the mines now' being opened up;  and developed, situate upon the said Red  mountain,  as it  will  afford  a  means of  draining  the underground   workings   of  thesaid mines, also affording air to the  same, and ot providing a convenient and  inexpensive way of conveying ore from  the underground  workings  of   the   said  mines to points  of shipment.    The company's outline of powers to be granted  them are extensive, embracing everything  liable to be affected by the tunnel.  C. -P.'.B. Officials in Nelson.  W. Whyte, manager of the western  division of the C. P. R.; R. Marpole.  superintendent of the Pacific division ; IT.  J. Cambie, chief engineer, and W. Cross,  of Winuipeg, were here on Tuesday inspecting the company's property. There  will be several necessary improvement.-  effecfed in Nelson, in preparation for the  completion of the Crow's Nest railway.  Considerable rolling stock is to be brought  down from the main line for use on tin-  Robson and Trail road, and the service to  Rossland on the narrow guage will be improved. On all connections a shortening  of time will be made, particularly whe-n  the new steamer Rossland gets running  on the Arrow lakes. The Rob-uni 6c Penticton road will be constructed this summer, without waiting for subsidy. Another improvement will be the construction of the extension of the Nakusp &  Slocan railway to Whitewater. F. W.  Peters, district freight agent, accompanied the party throughout the district.  No. :���-���.  License   Authorizing   an  Company   to   Carry  Extra- Provincial  on   Business.  "Uo.mimnies' Act, 1807  CANADA,  PHOVI.VCU OF  BKITISH  C'OI.UMHIA.  CORPORATION  OF THE CITY OF NELSON  _3-_r-______-w  3STO-  27.    t  A   BY-LAW   RELATINC   TO   SHADE   TREES.  Have opened on Baker Street, opposite  McArthur ..furniture store with a stock of  Men's Fine  Fupnishing's  Hats  BwrnwivTOB  and Clothing'  ���Wo expect to have a complete range of all  lines of these goods before April 1st.  We intend keeping our stock of goods strictly  Up-to-date  We are agents for  Kennedy & Douglas,  Merchant Tailors, Toronto,  , AND  Talton & McKay,  Fine Custom Shirt Makers  Hamilton  A complete range of samples for spring  from both (inns  Mail orders will receive prompt, attention  If yon must smol^e, smoke the best  And when you do smoke ask for  It is a hand made, Kootenay made,  Union made Cigar, and sell for a bit  _A__  C- E"W"A.BT  ARCHITECT  Kooin 0, Clements & Hillyer Hlock, Nelson  NOTICE  The sale of mineral claims advertised for the lUlh  instant., have been postponed until March _(JLl>, at lhe  same time and place  W. I'. ROBINSON. Deputy Sheriff.  T1I1I:- Id TO CKKT1FY that'���The Whitewater Mines,  -1- Limited,' irt authorized and licensed lo carry on business witnin Lhe province of British Coluniljiii. to euiry  out ur ell'ect all or any ot tne oo.iecis hereinafter ��et forth  lo which the legislative authority .uf the legislature of  British Columbia extends.  Tne Head ollice of llie company-is situate at No. 'A, Lawrence Pouiileiiay Hill, Lond_n, rJnglniid. '  Tliu amount, ol' I lie capit.il of the company is ��125,000,  divided into 12j,U0() shares of Ml each.  Tho head ollice of mo company in this province is sil u-  ate al .N'elson, li O.. and .1, uudcrtck RoborL.-oh, manager of the company, whose address is Nelson ufure.-aid,  is f.lio'allornoy lor tne company.  Tne objects tor which the Company has been established are:  tu..), iu acquire the whole or any part,of or interest in  the Whitewater, Irene, Tcuiiio U., and Myrtle it. mines,  in the Siocun district'of, British (.'oiiiiuiiin, and with a  view thereto to adopt Lhe agreement referred lo iuclauso  'A of Llie cumpaiiys articles of-association, ami to carry  tlie saiiiu incu oii-cl with or without iiioililicatiuu: ' -  i {)).) To search lor, wm, get, quarry, relliio, amalgamate, smelt, or otherwise uross and prepare formarket  mineral Mib.slu.iico.-. ol all Kinds, and in pui'lictilur gulu,  silver, and otner pree.ous minerals aiid precious stones:  (e.) To buy, sell, reduce, deal in. and reliuc bullion,  specie, coin, unit precious mentis:  (U.) 'I'o locate or otherwise acquire mining claims,  niinuig rights, and metalliferous la nils in urii-su Columbia,or elsewhere, and to explore, worK, develop, ami turn  to account the same:  (e.) 'I'o acquire uy grant, selection, purchase, lease, or  Otuerwiso, Uuu to develop tne r sources o�� and turn to  account,-, any lauds and any rights over ur. connected  with laud belonging to or inwhich the, company is interested, and iu particular by lu.} ing out towusiies aiid preparing me same for uuildiug, loLLing on building lease or  agreement, advancing money to, or entering into contracts with, builders, Lchaius, and others; clearing, draining, loiioing, planting, cult.valing, building, niiproi ing,  ' fcU'hiuig, irrigating, aim by promoting immigration una  tlie u-iaulisumeiiL ot towns, villages, and settlements:  (!'.) To acquire and carry on ail or any part of the business or 'property, and Lo undertake any liabilities of any  person, linn, assoeiatiuh, or company possessed of prop"  erLy suitable for/any of tlie purposes of this company, or  carrying on any business Which this company is autlior-  izcil lo carry on, oi' wliich can' be conveniently carried on  in connection!with the same, or iiiay seem to the company calculated uireclly or indirectly to bciiclii, Lhis company, aud as ihe consuloruiion for the same to pay cash  or Lo issue any shares, slocks, or obligations of the conipany, and to enter into.worknigarrahgciiien is, contracts,  anu agreements with other companies and persons:  (g.) To promote any other i ompuny or companies for  tho purpose of acquiring all or any of the property or  liabilities of this company, or of advancing dire_ily or in-  uiiectiy the ubjecis or iut- resis thereof, and lo purchase,  siibsciiue for, or otherwise acquire, and lo hold the  shares, stocks, or obligations of any company in the  United Kingdom or els-Where, and upon a Uistribution  of assets or division ot" prolits, to dislriouLo such shares, ���  slocks, or ool.gations amongst lhe members of this company in specie:  '(ii.)' 'Generally, to distribute among the members any  property of the company in specie:  li.) To borrow or raise, niuiiey for any purposes  of the company, and for the purpose of seeming ihe same  and interest, or for any other purpose, Lo mortgage or  charge the undertaking, or all or any part of the property  of the company present or after acquired, or its uncalled  capital, and to create, issue, make, draw, accept, and  negotiate perpetual or redeemable debentures or debenture sLoek, bills of exchange, promissory notes, or other  obligations or negotiable instruments:  (j.j To sell, let, develop, diapo.se of. or otherwise deal  witli the undertaking, or ail or any part, of lhe property  of the company,.upon any term?, .with-power Lo uoccpta-  the.consideration any shares, stocks, or obligations of  any other company:  (k.) 'I o pay onL of llie funds of the company all expenses of orincident to the fonnation, registration and advertising of the company, and the issue of iis capital, in-  ��� hiding brokerage and Cbininissions for obtaining applications for or placing shares:  (1.) 'I'o make'donations to such porsons and in such  cases, and either in money or kind, as niny seem 'expedient:  (in.) To act as trustees and undertake the obligations  uf any trust:  . (ii.) To carry out all or any of tho foregoing objects as  principals or. agents, or in partnership or conjunction  with any other person, firm, association, or conipany,  and in any part of i he .world :  (o.) To procure the company to be registered or recog-  ���*:"'l in Miy foreign country or 'place! or in any colony or  elsewhere:  \,:, i./ uo all such other things as'are incidental or  conducive to the attainment of the above objects.  Given under my hand and seal  of oflice at Vieforia.  Province of British Columbia, this Dili day of Jlnrch. 18-S.  |I..S.] S. Y. WOOTTON',  [Moli lilih] Registrar of Joint Stock Companies.  Will purchase the east half of  Lot 9, Block 1, and improvements. The ground is 25x 120  feet, and is improved py buildings tha,t rent for $75.00 a  month. For further particulars apply to  JOHN HOUSTON.  Askoft  BLACKSMITHING AND  EXPERT HORSESHOEING  Wagon  Repairing  Promptly Attended  to  by a First-Class Wheelwright  Special attention given to all l^inds of repairing  an,d custom worl^ from outside points  SHOP:    Cor. Baker an,d Hall Sts. /.elson.  Ii you have any birds you wish to have stuffed,  nnd deer heads or antlers to mount, or any  other work in the taxidermist's line see George  Shiell.  AM,   WORK   LEVY   AT   \V.   Y.   TKKTZKI.  &   CO.'.S  ni.l'Ci STORK J-ilOMITJ-Y ATTKXIlKI) TO  ���pHE  TREfflONT  _ST _E3I_ SO 3ST  MALONK & TRKGIIJ.U.S, Proprietors.  Is one of tho best hotels in Toad Mountain district, and  is the headquarters   or prospectors and miners.  RAJFTURnJOTJCL'  1 the undersigned, representing Joseph I'llmaini, of St.  Paul, New York, and London, Kiiglniul, wi.-lt In inform  my friends and th-< ptihhV. generally that I do lint intend  to travel as heretofore, Ihu-e favoring me wil h shipments  of raw furs can rely on fair I realincnl. nnd prompt returns assured.    Write for price li-,-1.  C. W. BALDWIN, Winnipeg, Manitoba.  The municipal council of the corporation of the City of  Nels-oii enacts ns follows:  1. No person shall plant any tree*;, nor shall any person remove, cut down, or injure any tree that may have  been heretofore or shall be hereafter planted upon or in  any street wiihin the City of Nelson without first obtaining permission in writing from the city council.  2. Trees planted upon any Mroet. sh><ll be planted at a  distance of not lc.-.s ihan twelve and a half feet apart, and  twelve and a half feet from the lot lino of -ucli streets.  :i. ' Trees known as the silver poplar, Halm of Oilead or  roi Ion tree and willow shall not be planted in any street  in the city.  1. No person shall climb, bark, peel, cut, deface, remove, injure,'root up, or otherwise destroy, or damage  any tree or an} pari thereof planted in or upon any street  in the city, or cut, injure, damage, deface, or remove any  box or caging siiriouiuling uiir, tree planted as aforesaid.  ���ft. I'.very iieivon having a contract lor macadamizing  oi paving streets, or making sidowulks, or doing,any  HOik on tin; si reels sliad, hi execu'ing such contract or  work, n\oid injuring any tree, and if he finds it impossible to perform the work without -injuring any tree, it  .shall be his duly Lo apply to the city engineer for instructions in the mailer.  ti. No porsuii shall fasten a horse or other animal to  any tree planted as aforesaid, or lo a cage or box around  any sueli tree.  7. A copy of.cvery written authority given by the city,  clerk by the direction and on  behalf of tlie city council  under this by-law,.shall be kept in his ollice for public  reference.'  8. Any person convicted of a breach of any of the provisions of this by-law, shall fori' it and pay at the discretion of the con vicling magistrate a penally not exceeding the sum of llfty (.950.1X1) dollars, recoverable as provided by scclion 81 of "The Munieipal Clauses Act."  Read first time .March llth, 18:18. l  Read second lime March llth. 1S98.  Read (Jiircl time .Maieh llth. ISUS.  Kceniisiderod and  fluallv ��� passed and adopted March  18th, isns.  1-KaiJ JOHN HOUSTON, Mayor.  J. K. STUACIIA.V, City Clerk.  Spokane Falls & Norton,  Nelson & Fort Sliepparri,  Red Mountain Railways.-  The only all rail route without change of cars  between Nelson an,d Rossland, and  Spokaqe and Rosslar-d.   ,  Leave  !f:2n a. in...  11 Aft a. m .  8-UO A.m...  DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAYS.  ...XELSON  . ROSSLANO  ..SPOKANE.  Passengers for ICettle, River and  nect at Marcus with sUigo daily.  Arrive   fti'.lft p.m.   -:55 p. in.  ������������' 0:40 p.m.  .Bound-try Creek coii-  APPLICATION    FOR   A   PRIVATE    BILL.  NOTICE.  The above is a true copy of a by-law" passed nn the  18th day of March, 1S!)_, by lhe municipal council  of lhe City of Nelson, and all per-ons are hereby rc-  quired'to take notice that anyone desirous of applying to  have said by-law, or any part ihereof, quashed, must  make his application for that puipnt-c to Lhe supreme  court of Uritish Columbia within one month next after  the publication of this by-law in the British, Columbia  Gazette, or he will be loo hue to tie heard in that behalf  .1. K. STKACIIAN, City Clerk.  CORPORATION OF THE  CITY OF  NELSON  ,_3"Sr-I____"W-   OSTO-    28.  Therefore the municipal council of the corporation of the  City of Nelson enacts as foi ows:  1. Ry-law No. II of the City of NoNon'is hereby repealed and tho following substituted in lieu thereof.'  2. The fire limits of the City of N'elson shall be .that  portion of saitl city described as follows: Commencing  at the int-rscctiou of the centre lino of Vernon street  with the oonlre line of Hall street, thence westerly along  the centre line of Vernon street to the centre line of  Kootenay street. Ihence southerly along ihe centreline  of Ivoolmiay street to the ceiifrc line of Victoria street,  Lliencc easterly along the cent re line of Victoria street tn  the centre line of IJall street, thence noitherly along the  centre line of Hall sip-el to the place of .beginning. ���  'A. No building, other tlian such as are hereinafter provided for sli'ill bo creeled or placed within the said Hie  limits linl'-ss the same shall he built with main walls or  bricki iron, or stone, and roofing of incombustible material. ��� And no wall of any building two stories iu height  and upwards built uf brick shall be less than one brick  and a half ui thickiics foi* the llrst.two stories thereof or  less thaii twelve aiid one-half inches in iie'iml measiue-  inent,; and all such brick walls shall lie carried up on the  ^construct ion aforesaid to 1 he under-ide of the roof boards,  and all such walls surmouni ing roofs of buildings shall  be at least one brick or nine inches iu thickness, and  shall be carried to the full height of one foot six inches  above the roof on a square line therewith : and all ihe  miiin walls of sheds abutting on lanes or passages other  than sireels, shall be c ���nstrueted of brick, iron or stone,  and if of brick or stone the same shall be nut. loss than  uinolfli inches in thickness. The main walls of all buildings built of brick under two storiOK in height, may be  built of one brick in thickness, but shall not be less than  nine ('.I) inches through in actual measurement, nnd all  chimneys shall be erccti <l atleasl, four fl) feet above the  r of, and the tops of all chimneys shall be at least fourflj  feel from any woodwork whatsoever.  ���I. No wooden building, other Ihan such as arc hereafter nrovided for. shall be erected within the said fire  limits, aiid no alteration to any existing wooden buildings wirhin said limits, cither in the way'of repairs or  otherwise.'.shall be made unless, the authority in writing  of the fire wardens and building iuspccior tor the time  being of sdd city, for such 'alteration be first obtained,  but in no case shall such alteration exceed twenty per  cent of the then present value of such building, as fixed  by the city engineer of the said city.  ft. No person sha 1 commence tin: erection of a building other than woodsheds and privh-s.' within the said  limits until a correct ground or block plan of such proposed building drawn to a scale of eight (S) feet to an  inch and showing the levels of the cellars and basements  of such proposed building with reference to the level of  the nearest adjoining street; shall have been deposited in  the ollice of the building inspector, who shall be responsible for the safe keening of such plan, and shall upon request, give to the person filing the same a certilicatc of the  date of such deposit.  (i. Subject to the provisions of section I hereof, additions may be constructed to frame buildings now in existence, such additions to have nil outside covering of corrugated iron, except the roof, whicli may be covered  with tin: any such addition to be not more than on��  story high of fourteen feet, and no such addition shall be  constructed fronting on any street within the said fire  limits iu the said cjty.    ,  7. Wooden privies or woodsheds not. exceeding ten  feet by fourteen feet, one sloiy high of ten feet and dis-"  lant at. least six feet from any other buildings, may he  erected (subject to the. provision!- of any by-law relating  to ihe public health). .   ...  8. All iron chimneys conveying smoke from any  sleiim boiier or furnace, shall be of a height not less than  fifty feet and not less- than twenty-live feet above the  ro f. with a proper spark arrester to be kept in good  order on tho top.  il. Any uiiiluiiig or part of a buildingorcrcction wliich  inav be constructed or placed-in contravention of this  by-law. or which may be in the opinion of the council a  dangerous nuisance, sliall be pulled down or removed by  the owner or occupant thereof within ten dajs after  notice to be given by lhe building inspector in "writing  and posted on some conspicuous part of such building or  erection requiring lhe sumo to be removed or pulled  down, and iu default of such removal the said builuiug  inspector shall have the same pulled down or removed at  the expense of the owner thereof, such expense to be recoverable with interest at i he rate of six p_r cent per annum with co-is'in like manner us municipal taxes.  10. Any person guilty of an infraction of any of tin  provisions of iii s by-law shall, on conviction before tin;  noliee miigi-trate or two justice's of lhe peace having  .liirisdiclion within the limits of the Cily of Nelson, forfeit*  and pay a penalty in the discretion of the convicting  magistrate or justices, nol exceeding one hundred (Slu'l)  dollars and .costs for each oll'ence, recoverable as provided by section 81 of the " Munieipal Clause* Act "  11. Tin's by-law may be cited as "Kire Limit Bv-law of  the City of Niilson, Xo. is, 1��IS."  Read first lime .March lllh. lttlS.  Read second lime .March lllh. ISIlrf.  Read third time March ISth. IS!i_.  Reconsidered and llnally passed and adopted March  fist. I8HS.  [SK.w.| .IOIIN HOl.'STON, Mayor.  J. K.STiiAt'H.v.v. Cily Clerk.  NOTICE.  The above is a true copy of a by-law passed on the 21st  day of March. ISUS. hy lhe municipal council of flic t iiy  of Nelson, and all persons are hereby required to take  notice that anyone desirous of applying lo have said bv-  law, or any part thereof, quashed, intist make his application for Dial, purpose lo the supreme court of British  Columbia within one month next after the publication of  this by-law in (he British Columbia fJazelte, or he will  be too late to be beard in that lu-half.  ,1.  IC. .*-'IRA (II AN", City Clerk.  FIRST   CLASS   INVESTMENT  The Odd   Fellows Building- &  Investment Company, Limited, Capital $20,000  Wish to inform the public Unit a limited number of  shares are now on the market fur sale. Share- t-lu each,  sold iu blocks of .���sllill. The company guarantee lu per  cent lo hive-lors ou slock, ."-lock ccrtiitcai es for sale by  Dr. Arthur. I'laiis may be seen and particulars ��� ��� ll -  tained from Dr. Arthur. Baker slrcot, ur any of the  directors.  ]_TOTICE  Notice is hereby given that W. J. G. Dickson  has no authority to sell lots, receive or collect  moneys for me. J. R. HULL.  .Whereas it, is expedient-to deline the lire limits within  lb" Oi'y of Nelson and adopt regulations in relation  thereto:  Notice is hereby given thai, 'application will be made'  to the lc_i.slii.livc assembly of the province of British Columbia, at its next ses-ion. for an act lo incorporate a  company to build, construct, equip, maintain ami operate  a line or lines of rail way of standard or narrow gua��:e,  for the purpose of carrying freight and passenger.-, from  a point'on the north shore of the West Arm of Kootenay ���  lake at or near the City of Nelson, thence along tho i-aid  arm to Six-mile creek: thence following Six-mile creek  to a point at or near the divide between Xernoii and  Springer creeks, in the district of vv'cst Kootenay and  province aforesaid, with power to equip,' construct,  operate and maintain branch lines-to any mine or mines  or other points whatever within a radius of thirty iniles  from any pointalon< the line of i-aidrailwaynr terminus  thereof: and all necessary bridges, roadways and fciries,  and to build, own and maintain wharves, steamboats,  and docks in connection therewith: and with power of  using in the operation of said railway or any of its  branches, steam, electricity orotliermo ive power: with  the power to build, equip, maintain and operate I elegraph  and telephone lines in connection with the said railway  and branches: and for I he transmission of messages forlho  public and commercial purposes: and togenerateclcctric-  ityfor I he supply of light, heat and power: arid with power  loexpropnate hinds for the purnosesof I he company, nnd  to acquire lands, bonu-es, privileges, donations. 1 -mis or  other aids from anygo veriiinont, urn nici pal corporal ions,  or other person or person- or bodies, and lo levy und collect tolls from any persons using and on all freightof any  description or kind soever, passing over any of i-ucli  roads, railways, ferries, BtoamboiUs aiid whim -unbuilt by  the conipany: and witli power t.o lease, make ������; traflle or  other arrangements with railway, steamboat. ��ir other  companies and for all other usual and neec���ary or incidental nowcrs, rights and privileges in any way conducive Lo the attainment of the above objects, or any of  them. .IOIIX E_,Ll"T, Solicitor for the Apiilicams. .  Hated at Nelson, British Columbia, this 2Uth ,<iny of  December, A. D. Ia97. [.Innuary lsl|  SHERIFF'S   SALE.  Province of British Columbia, Nelson,'West -Kootenny.  to-wit:  '.By virtue of a warrant of execution issued onn i.f ,fhe  Supreme Court of British Columbia at the suit of tho  North Fork .Mining Company. Uinited. plaintiff-. Iho  'Maud S. and Ben Hassan Mining Conipany, Limited, defendants, and to me directed agaiu-t the goods anrl chat-  lots of lhe. plaintiffs', the Norlb Fork -dining Company.  Limited, T have seized and taken *.n execution all th"  right, title and interest of said plaintiff's in ihe ".IJamill."  "Aberdeen "and "Inverness " mineral claim-', sit'iaie on  the not lb fork of lhe Salmon river, in the Nelson mining  division, and recorded in the: mining recorder'snflic* at  the city of Xel-on, II. ,C, to recover the sum of S78 !*7.  amount of said execution, besides intcru-t, shcriU's  poundage and all other leirnl costs and incidental ex-  pt-ii-es. all of which I .-ball expose for sale, or .siifticient  (her- of. Io satisfy said judgment, debt and cosls. at the  front of the court houso iu the city of Nel-on. "<. C, on  tin- tilth day of Maivh, A. D., 1893, at the hour of It  o'clock in the forenoon.  Norii.���Intending purchasers will satisfy thcnisehes  as to interest and title of said defendants.  WILLIAM P. ROUIN-dU.N'. Depuly .Sherill'.  Dated at Nelson, March 8lh. t.SIW. [Mai 12]  SHERIFF'S   SALE.  Columbia, NeNon. Wesl   Kooteiiaj*  Province of British  to-wit:  l.iy 'virtue of a warrant of execution issued out of the  county court of Kootenay, in. Nelson, ul the suit of Kobert  Macdonald antl Neil Macdonuld. plaintiffs, and to nu;  directed against lhe goods and chattels.of .1. F.-.Aim-  sli-oiig. oflieiiil ndiilini.s'l-'"itop of the esia'-v of'John D. Me-'  Millau. deceased, defendant. I liu ve seized mid laken in  execution all the rigid, title and interest, of said defendant in the " Vo-cinile" and " Iloinosiasc" minoial  ela ins situated in the Ainsworth mining division and re  corded in the mining recorder's oflice at the city of Ka-lo.  " "   to recover I he sum of Sl,051.25, amount of said exc-  B. C, ., -_,  ......  ciition, besides sheriffs poundage and all other legal  costs and incidental expenses, all of whiclrl shall expose  for sale, or sulllcient thereof to satisfy said judgment  debt and costs, at the front of tho courthouse, Nelson, H.  (J., on the 19th day of March, A. V. ISUS. at the hour of II  o'clock in the forenoon.  Notk:   Intending purchasers will satisfy themselves  as to interest and lit le of sa d defendants.  WILLIAM _\ ROBINSON. Deputy Sheriff.  Dated at lCaslo. 11. C. February 2(ith, 1S9S.       [Mar .ith]  - SHERIFF'S   SALE.  Province of British  Columbia, Nelson, West  Kootenay.  to-wit:  Hy virtue of a warrant of execulion issued out of the  supreme court of British Columbia at the suit of John A.  Turner K. Co.. plaintiff-;, and lo me directed agnin-t the  goods and-chattels of Duncan McDomiluVdcfcndant., 1  have seized and taken in execution nil the right, litle.  and interost of the. said defendant.'Duncan McDonald, iu  the "Nip and Tuck" and *'Stanley" mineral claims, situated near Whitewater, in the Ainsworth ininingdi vision,  and recorded in the mining recorder's bfllee in the city of  Kaslo. B.C, to recover the sum of ��272 91. amount of  said execution, (less $100 paid on account), besides interest, sheriffs poundage, and all oilier legal costs and incidental expenses, nil of which I shall expose for sab-, ur  sufllcient thereof to satisfy said judgment, debt and eesi-.  at the front of the court house, in tne City of Nelson. B.  ('.. on the ith day nf April. A. D: 189S..at the hour of II  o'clock in the forenoon.  Notk: intending purchasers will satisfy thcniselvc-  as to interesl and tu le of .-aid defendant.  W. P. ROBINSON.Deputy Sbei ill".  Dated at Nelson. March lilth. ISjS. [March 2tifh]  SLOCAN  TRADINC   &  I.I.MITKIl  NAVIGATION  UAIill.ITV.  COMPANY  Notice is hereby given that a special general meeting  of the Sloe.in Trading & Navigation Company. Lin.net  Liability, will be held at the ollice of ihe said company at  the townof Nelson, in.the iirovince of Biiiish Columbin.  on Tne*day. Die 20th day of April. A. D. IM)S. al. I o'< lock  in the afternoon, for Ibe purpose of considering, and if  deemed advisable, of passing a resohHon authorizing  the disposal ot Ihe wlnde or any purtinn of llie n set-and  property of the company, and to tnin.-acl such other  business as inav be. laufuHv broiigni. before tie --id  meeting. WILLIAM  Ilt.'NTKR. Acting -ecreiarv.  Dated at Nelson. H. C. March llth ISUS.       [Mai-'b I8:h  CORPORATION  OF THE  CITY OF NELSOM  NOTICE   OF  COURT  OF REVISION.  Notice is hereby given that the lirst sitliu, of thecourt  of revision appoint-d by llieci-uin il i f the C'itj of Xi-ls-n.  for hearing all complain'.- a-.'aiii.-l the as-e.-sneol for  the current year, as made b.v ibe a se-sor uf the said  cilv. will be held in the council chamber. Nel on. on  Monday, the ISth day of Apiil. ixps, al iu o'clock a. m.  J.  IC. -STRACIIAN. Cilv I lerk.  Nelson, B. C. March 7th. IS9S. [.\l"arch 12ih|  CORPORATION  OF THE  CITY OF NELSON  TENDERS    FOR   CRAOINC   WATER   STREET.  Tenders for grading Waler street from Hall street lo  the easti-i ly city limbs, aiidre--ed to the itiidcrsicncd ami  marked out-iilc "Tenders for Grading." will ho received  up lo .1 o'clock p. in., Mondav. Maivn 2Slh. l.Sits. Plans  and specifications mi] be seen and forms of tender obtained at. the ollice of the city en^iin-cr. The city council  does not bind itself to accept the lowest or uny lender  scut in.    By order of the ciiv council.  .1. IC. STRACIIAN. Citv Clerk.  Nelson. B. C, March *.'2nd. 1-98.  CORPORATION   OF  THE CITY OF NELSON  NOTICE  Noliee is lu'l't-bj given thai all buildings standing on  strecs or lams in the Cily of Nelson must In- n moved  therefrom on or before the llr.st day of May. I.s'lS. And  all persons owning any such buildings arc hereby win ned  that if this noliee lie nut complied with, summary proceeding.- will nc taken against thein. Bv order id lhe  the ciiv council. .1. IC. STRACII A.S. t itv Ciei k  NOTICE  After this date Messrs. West & Kuimerson will till  orders for wood, eoal or lime unless accompanied  spot cash.  __%  no  by  PsS--_.  reft���  ���riRSS-ES-WS^S^ rp  ME  TRIBUNE  NKLSON, B. C, SATURDAY,   MARCH :>G,   L��9S.  LOCAL    NEWS   AND   GOSSIP.  W. Chi-iholtji, rorimjrly Jon-man at the  , Culiforni-i mine near here, died  --nddeiily  on  Saturday   rimi-iiin^   last, in   his1 shack.  ' He was buried next/ day.   .-  Tlier*1 wits h blank ducket in tlie police  . court this week.  The Iac.-rn.s*-e meeting* set for la--t night  in the Hotel Hume, was indefinitely postponed.  Chief of police Ada ins, nl'. Kaslo, way a  visitor iti the cily on -tlondtiy.  S. .1. Mighton is closing out his retail  tobacconist; shop in the postnitice, aud is,  removing1 to Iii-sland next nionth. He-  will couliiiH liinisflt" ro the wliolnsftltj  trade in tnbaci-os and cigars, handliiig  Tucketi.'s goods principally, oi' which he  is the agent.  A. M. Harris, of Sandon and the Reco  mine, was in the city this week attending the assizes.  Au act has been introduced in the house  amending  the Lifjuor Trallic Regulation  ���' act. by adding afrer the word -'family"  at ih,J end of the lirst pai'tigiaph of set-  tion 7 : "And every .".cn-eit, blind, .slnr-  t'ei* or other like thing (hat ob-.ti tn.-ts a  ��� view of tlie place where honor is or may  be sold by retail shall be removed entirely  during all prohibited hout;s."  A rink of Nelsonian-3, composed of G. C.  Hodge, T. Liilie, F. W. PeLers and W. II.  Grant, skip, played a march game nl ctnl-  iiiLT witli a Sriiulon rink, tit Sa.ndoi), on  Saturday, but were defealed by two  points. They afterwards defeated aim-'  t her Sandon rink, a.s well a.s one from  Ka-lo. The district cup remains in  Sandon.  Supreme court sittings, with Mr. Justice Irving on tlie bench, will be held here  on April In.  TheLidies' Aid society of the Frc-by-  terian church, realized upwards of $S() I ���_  their concert last week.'  L. R. Forbes, jn ovincial constable re-  .ceni ly siaiioned at Ku-konook, has been  tran-let led to Socan lake, His Jieail-  C|miners \vill be at New Denver, and he  will have charge of all the lake towns.  The Knights of Pythias in Nelson purpose running an excursion toSilverton on-  the queen's birthday, at the solicitation  . of the New Denver lodge.  The Misses Mooney have just arrived  from Toronto, and tire opening up a large  and showy stock of millinery at A. Fez-  laud's store.  Though the Nelson customs,ollice ha*-  cleared several parties for the Klondyke.  no att'horir.y has been vested here to i ���  sue miner*-" licenses.  W. Sully last week disposed of lot 19.  block 92, Victoria street, with the two-  story house thereon, for $1100 cash.  It is estimated that it would cost $S000  to macadamize Bilker street, from Hall to  Kootenay.  Eighteen men have gone up to assist it-  improving navigation ' on the Duncan  river.  Dill 6c Hamilton have purchased the  hardware bu-iness of F. E. Archer, Kaslo.  The Canadian Pacific railway com pany'-  receipts for I he week ending March Mth  were $-192 000; for the same week of last  year they were $323,000.  Court of revision {or Kaslo will sit on  April 2o.  IT. W. D. Armstrong, of Elk river, has  been appointed justice of the pence for  Kootenay.  The  government has appointed W. B  flew Veilings In  Creat Variety  New Shirt Waists  Sizes 32 to 42  _3_____CE1_H,   STEEET,   J_TEI_SO_Sr  Early   Spring1   Novelties   in   all   Departments  Our stock in boots and shoes is now complete, with latest American and  Canadian styles. Also sec onr latest arrival in men's English and New  York hats and,caps.     Drop a postal card  for samples  of our new goods  Silk finished Hcnrietttas, black lustres, alpacas, rich brocades  in. all colors and combinations, and choice designs in  ��� French and British organdie muslins, lace and grenadine  effects, new English prints and percales, white Swiss spotted and tucked muslins.  Prepared Kalsoinine anil Ready Mixed Paints  OIL WOOD STAINS, Ete.  Full line now in stock of White Lead,  Boiled and Raw Linseed Oil, Varnishes, Ete.  Paint and Varnish Brushes.  au/rei?e^ nardu/are  ���vil'p in South Dakota.    The  grieved  hut-  band  secured  his  wife, and  forgave  the  ��� H'ender.  S. A. Hartman, of Rossland, has opened  i clothing store in Kuskonook.  The  townsite  of Kuskonook  has  been  platted by the K. 6c S. railway surveyors.  J. Morgan, who has tie contract to get  �����ut half a million feet of logs for Stuckey's  nill, is  securing  the  timber some  miles  duo from Kuskonook.  Steamer Denver, recently brought  ��� lown from Slocan lake, has had a new  nropellor put nn, having lost the old one  last week iu ascending Kootenay river.  Moyie City has been spared its promised  paper for awhile, as D. II. Young's outfit  is stuck in the mud at the river landing.  The board of trade meeting set iov  Thursday, was again postponed owing to  the assizes.  Dr. R. Morrison, of Kuskonook, is inspecting the petroleum fields about S5  Mule's esist of there, discovered last winter  by T. Ryan..  . The steamer Ainsworth has been pur-  chti-ed by Braden Bros., oi the Pilot Bay  smelter, and will give a tri-weekly service  between Kuskonook and Bunner'_ Ferry.  Real   estate   is   beginning    to   change  hands.   This week George A. Bigelow, of  Spokane, sold ihe east half of lot 0, block  together   with   the   improvements   iru  SOLD CHEAP  DURING   FEBRUARY  Pease,   of   Revelstoke,  a  justice   of   the  peace,  as  also   C.  F.   Landmark,   of   the  same place.  The water main on Victoria street was  broken    S-iturday    night.        Workmen  ���"������ started at midnight and worked  till Sunday  evening  before the   break   was   repaired.  The, Salvation Army have opened in  Revelstoke, with Captain Bitiley and  LieuC. Meredith in charge.  '.���.'    Building operaiions on a large scale'wilI  be conducted in Revelstoke this season.  Jetsu Myikami, a .Tap. charged with  forging a cinque for $200 at Green way,  has been sentenced to two years' imprisonment by judge Spinks.  O. Bass, mt old-time newspaper man,  was olfiuial stenographer tit the assizes  here this week.  County court sittings will he held in  Nelson next week, with judge Furin on  the bench.  Noll & Thompson have almost completed-their contract on the retaining wall  on Wtn d street.  Rev. R. Frew will preach a special -sermon to the I. 0. G. T. society Sunday  evening, iii the IVe-byterian church.  A four-story add ition is being built to  the Grand Central hotel, giving 40 more  rooms.  R)ss Thorn psqn will erect a. $30,000 brick  block in Ro-sland.  The British Columbia legislature, on  Wednesday, adopted a resolution opposing the, Kettle River railway charter,  wliich D. C. Corbin is.seeking at Ottawa.  Tlie resolution, whs telegraphed to the  fed era I go\ eminent.  Miss Maud Robinson was accidentally  shot in the leg at Revelstoke, Wudne-day  last, by a young man named Skene.  V. Mat-on has been released from custody a Ros-l-ind. II", was charged with  -appropriating   $1135  and  another man's  -1100, W. C. MeDean, id" NeNon, being the  niircliH-er. The lot has a front a ixv of 2o  feet on Baker street. The next loc en-t,  with a frontage of 50 feet, wi'h no improvements, was sold hy \V. P. Robih*-on,  attorney for T., II. Gifiiu, for $-1:100 oa-di,  M. Besbristiy, of Nelson, being the purchaser. '  Miss Mooney wishes to announce to the  ladies of Nelson, that she has just .arrived  from Toronto, where she has spent' the  past.month in the leading wholesale stores  of that city, personally selecting a large,  stock of American and Parisian millinery  and novelties, which she will display on  or about April 1st,  in  A. Ferland's  store.  Postofiice hi--pec-tor Fletcher has opened  an office in Kuskonook, with A. lloyfc as  postmaster.  Tlie I. O. G. T. society'-purpose giving  a concert in the Methodist church on Monday evening.  Melville Parry, of Nelson, was the first  man to register at the Hotel Hume.  Born, at Grant's Pas-1, Oregon, on the  Hfili instant, to the wife of T. A. Mills, nf  Nelson, a son. Fcither, mother, and son  doing well.  Wait to inspect Miss Mooney's millinery  display before purchasing elsewhere.  Returned, from Klondyke.  W. Perdue, who went into the Klondyke a year ago with a herd of cattle, has  returned, and will hereafter stay-in this  camp. His trip in was rough in the extreme, and realized but a fair return for  tlie hardships lie endured. The country  is rugged a-nd cold, .though undoubtedly  rich. Mr. Perdue brought down several  nuggets, whieli have been turned into  jewelry. lie was ticcomuanied from  Dawson by J. L. Pierce, of Kaslo. and the  both of them show signs of their hard trip  out.  _   Wants* Increased School Grant.  Dr. Arthur as'secretary of the school  trustee board, has written lhe government  asking for a fifih teacher to be provided  at, Iiasier, a.s well as an additional room.  Two more teachers will be required at  midsummer, and twoaddil ional inauot her  vear. The present building of i hree rooms  has MO pupil--and i.s overcrowded, and a  new central school to accommodate f-00 i.s  If you are in   dead   earnest  about the   saving- of   25 CENTS ON  THE DOLLAR  in the buying" of your footwear' just take the trouble  fo come here and investigate  the way we are selling- so  many lines of desirable and  seasonable shoes   Onpo-ilc Hudson's H;iy Coinpiiny'i* Store.  The Woodstock Wii(jon & M-innf-iC-m-iiig Co., Wood-  slock, Out., lire shipping ;i ciirluud of w,igon--, built cx-  presslj- for llie Kooteiiiiy district, to Nelson. Intending  inii'cliiiriui-s of wngons should commiIL Jlcs-rs. West and  ICmu.ici-Koii' Lo whom the consignment is made.  asked for. There are 210 pupils now enrolled, with daily additions. A larger  grant, of $S00, for incidentals is wanted  as well as an increase ,in the salaries of  the feaeher.s, the principal now receiving  but $GS.2;5 per month and the others $50.  Rossland Board of Trade.  Rossland board of trade held its annual  meeting Saturday night, and re-elected'J.  B. McArthur president, A. S. C. Fraser  vice-president, and J. MeKane, secretary.  Members of the council are Messrs. Due-  aid-, Lalonde, Chile,.-Smith, Ritchie, Bogle, Rolt, Martin, Goodeve. Oliver, Wood-  licMi-st*, Mx-Bride, Bowes, Dunn and Mi-  Iti-a. The secretary's report showed a  balance from last year on hand' of $-i._G.  A re-olution was adopted favoring the  granting of a charter to D. C. Corbin's  railway extension into the Boundary  .country. Copies oi the resolution were  ordered sent- to Ottawa, in refutation to  contrary reports from Victoria board of  trade.   Sale of the Jubilee Mine at Ymir.  Marcus Moses and J. Fred Ritchie, of  l.-oss,land, were in town yesterday in connection with a big deal which has been  made for the Jubilee mine, in the Ymir  district. This property, which is in the  same neighborhood as the Dundee mine,  has had a considerable amount of development, wot k done on it, and litis a streak of  ore developed which holds the record in  Briti-di Columbia, for gold values, assays  as high as $.5000 a ton having been obtained from it. This ore, which i.s a tel-  luride, i.s six inches wide and averages  away up in the hundreds. The mine has  been turned over to a joint stock company, of which Marcus Moses and J. Frt-d  Ritehie are lhe main promoters, and t he.se  gentlemen are now on tlieir way tu Ymir  to inspect tlie property, and make arrangements to start, further development work.  Ampin development, capital is assured to  fully open up ihe property, a-nd it is ex-  peirfcd to join ihe list of .--hippiiig mines  within a month or two.  WE HAVE just received a large consignment  of jams and jellies from the O'Kell & Morris  Fruit Preserving Company;, of Victoria, in five  pound pails, and 1, 2, and 3 pound glass jars,  which we are quoting at very low price's;  "We carry a complete line of groceries, and  carry only first-class goods. We also carry a  full line of shelf and heavy hardware, and  make a specialty of miners' supplies. Agents  for Giant Powder Company.  CORNER BAKER AND JOSEPHINE STREETS, NELSON.  up   stoek   is   complete   and our, prices  will compare'favorably with the. largest  dealers.    Write for quotations iii' large or small quantities  gists, Nelson.  West Baker Street, Nelson, B. C-  We are now Showing the Latest Designs in Spring Cashmere Materials, and  Blouse Silks, Table Linens, Hollands and Sheetings at the Lowest Prices.  Also a complete range of staple goods, and an entirely new stcck of  Curtains, dress muslins, prints, Galatea stripes, ginghams and fancy-  printed   Sateens.  ',, e______:_____    STREET,    KTELSO-ST  Baker Street  ��      Are offering special bargains in  Fine Furniture, Carpets, LinoleufT]s  I* ffl  (Lb  '___  SELLING OF? THE FOLLOWING AT A  CREAT ({EOL'GTIO^  Ladies' and Gents9 Umbrellas, Ladies' and Gents'  and Card Cases, Ladies'Belts Etc.  P. O. STORE  ngiish and Canadian Styles, $2 and upwards.  18 and 20 i A f\ I I  BAKER   STREET ,U.     f\.     \Jl I L_  1  1  I  ��� M  ��  I. m  ��  h i.  ggpiiii^^  >���_.���

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