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 -Tlr-WiT-l-"-.'. IIT  i ruTir" ' ��� m** *"���'-'_-**"*"���^f^^=^  P  lis  ��<_  v  iv  DAILY  EDITION   BY  MAIL  FIVE   DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION  BY MAIL  TWO  DOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH  YEAR  NELSON:  THURSDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 15, 1900.  PRICE  FIVE CENTS.  B  THE YEAR  LIKELY TO BE  A Very Prosperous One.  Notwithstanding the  suspension  of operations at tho mines in charge  of managing director Hugh Sutherland, the year .1000 will be tho most  prosperous that Kootenay and Yale  have experienced.    Work  is  being  pushed on  many promising properties in the Slocan and Lard can, and  they   will   be  shippers  this  year.  I'.veryone of the old shippers in the  Slocan will  surpass  the  shipments  made in 1899.    The mines at Moyio  and Kimborloy  in   Fast   Kootenay  will   be  worked   as    regular  producers for the   first  time  in  their  history.  .No mine in Nelson district  will remain mi worked   unless  it  is  the Silver King, and its working in  'the'past  has  not  tended  to. give  outsiders any  great  confidence  in  our  mines.     Boundary  this    year  will  begin  its  record    as   a   producer,    and    its"   output . should  offset    any    decrease  by     the     temporary  of    work    at    lloss-  Tho chances arc that  the output of the  mines  at  Rossland even will be greater in the aggregate for the year 1900 than for  the year 1S99.    The  coal .mines at  Fernie will increase  their  output,  and the bullion yield  of  the  gold  mines around Ymir will be double  . that of 1800..'" ������  It is safo to predict, that the  country that is directly tributary,  to Nelson'will make a record during 1900 -that will surprise the  croakers \who have predicted that  the world, niusfc come to a standstill beciiuse their oft-expressed  opinions are not followed by the  men who must work in order to  live.  more   than  o.casionod  suspension  land's mines.  to, be performed in the future, not  only to perform it at the time  specified but at no time to disavow  his liabilities, otherwise commercial  relations would not be on a business  basis. The moment tho contract  was disavowed or broken the right  of action arose. Actual and prospective damages may be claimed as  all must be assessed in the suit, no  further suits being allowed to avoid  multiplicity of actions. Fourthly,  no largo quantities of hay had been  bought near Chewelah, as alleged,  but only one car from a dealer  named Kholt. Moreover Oppenheimer should have provided against  such a contingency in his contract.  Speaking to the question of damages,'-.! r.TaylorcIaiinednotoiily general damages arising from the higher  price of _the hay which had to be  bought to replace that ordered from  Oppenheimer, but also special damages suffered by the loss of profit  wliich otherwise could have been  made. ....-���-���'  Mr. justice Martin reserved judgment.  HOW   PILCHER  SURPRISED  REV. C. W.ROSE'S FAREWELL  INTERESTING  COMMERCIAL  Case Argued.  On the resumption of the pitting  of the supreme court yesterday  morning, Frank Gibbs, manager for  the Nelson branch of Brackman &  Ker again took the bland. W. It.  Bride, bookkeeper for Mr. Uibbs, F.  D. Fortin,1 hay-dealer of Jlossland,  and Iho plaintiff, Mr. Opponheiiner  -were also examined. As slated in  yesterday V. Ti.ii!uxi_, when an out-  lino of the case was given, the case  chiefly turns on Brackman _v. Ivor's'  counter claim for, damages for  breach of contract. The ca=e is  exciting considoiablo interest in  commercial circles in Nelson, and a  brief summary of the chief points  raised by counsel is appended.  Charles   Wilson,   Q.  0.t for   the  plaintiff,   Oppenheimer,  contended  that in the iirst place Brackman  k  Ker   had    fiiofc     accepted   Oppou-  heiinor'f. offer because in tlieir letter  of   acceptance  they "specified that  the shipments should   bo made in a  certain  manner,   which   amounted  ���to thc-imposing oi new conditions.-  Socondly,   that   on Noven.ber  0th,  Brackman   k   Ker   wrote   Oppenheimer extending the time for shipment   -until   November   15th,   and  thereby waiving the breach of eon-  tract,  if any  breach   had   in  fact  been committed ; and  further that  in   accordance    with    that   lcttur  Oppenheimer had placed a car on  the track and offered fo start delivery.     Thiidly, that Brackman &  Ker  wore   premature   in biinging  their action as the six month-,  during wliich the hay was to be delivered   had   not  expired.       Fourthly,  that    Brackman   <fc   Ker    waived  their   rights   under   the    contract  by buying large quantities of  hay  round  Chewelah,   thus  preventing  Oppenheimer from filling  i/he contract. _    *  S. S. Taylor, Q.C.; for Brackman  k Ker contended in reply that that  firm's acceptance of Qppenheimer's  offer was unqualified, and that the  paragraphs following were merely  requests made with the object of  facilitating shipments, but did not  impose fresh .teims or conditions,  and further that in all his letters  Oppenheimer had spoken of it as an  acceptance. Secondly, the letter of  tlio 0th was admitted, but counsel  contended that it was not binding  as it was made after the breach,  without consideration, but merely  as a matter of good gi ace. Moreover Oppenheimer refused to comply with its terms, so if it was a  waiver of llie iirst breach this refusal served to set the waiver aside.  Thirdly, the  action  was not pie-  To His Congregation.  Rev. Charles Rose took formal  leave of the congregation of, the  Baptist church last night, after a  pastorate of fifteen months. Failing health necessitated his withdrawal from the active work of the  ministry and his resignation-.was  announced in; Till. Tribune several  ���week's ago. Last evening the members of the church gathered iq  strong force to bid farewell to the  retiring pastor. .  Robeit Robeitson occupied the  chair, and on the platform with  him were Revs. C. W. Rose, J. Robson of the Methodist church and AV.  Stackhouse of the Rossland Baptist  church. The officer.- and band of  tho Salvation Army were in attendance, and contributed several numbers to the program.  The Rev. J. Robson expressed the  real regret he felt that the congregation was compelled to accept  Mr. Rose's resignation. He trusted  Ihe retiiing pastor would regain his  stiength rapidly and that he might  bo speedily restored to his'beloved  woik. In concluding he remarked  that he hoped Mr. Rose's successor  would receive- a hearty welcome,  and Rev. Mr, Stackhouse contributed a neat speech, in which lie  deplored the illness which had compelled tho retiring pastor to withdraw from a congregation whose  hearts^ and affections 'he had so  thoroughly attached to himself.  A purae containing $100 in  gold  was   then   then  presented  to Mr.  Rose by the Ladies' Aid Society, as  a mark of their esteem' and regard.  In response  Mr. Rose expressed  his warm thanks for the kindly references   made regarding   himself,  and for the tangible evidence of the  congregation's    good    will.       The  memory   of   the   months   he   had  spent in Nelson would bo cherished  _by him as_aniong_ lhe_ happiest__of  of his life, and the members of the  Baptist church would ever have a  warm spot in his  heart.    It  was a  source   of   genuine  ivgret to  him  that failing health rendered it impossible for him to retain his active  connection with'the church, but he  hoped to return at some time in the  near future to return to  the  work.  The   remarks    of    the    various  .speakers   were    punctuated    with  applause, arid at  the conclusion a  general himd&linkiut took place.  Porto Rico Goods Taxed.  Ni_w> YoK.iv,' February  11,-  The  board of classifications of the United  States general appraisers announced  today a decision in the ease testing  tho right of the government to  assess duties on merchandise im-  poi ted from Porto Rico. The board  overrules the protest of importers  who claim that Porto Rico is a part  of the United States and that no  duty could be imposed. The board,  in an opinion by judge Somcrvilie,  holds that while the island is under  military control, tho government  has the right to assess such duties.  Shamrocks Win a Game,  Monti._-.aIj,  February   14.-  thc   Tribune].  [Special Jo the Tribune].���There was  another hockey match tonight between the Montreal Shamrocks and  the Winnipeg Victorias, which ro-  Milted in a victory for the former  by three games to two, after a very  exciting, fasc aud closely contested  game. Kadi club now has a vic-  toiy to its credit, and the result of  the deciding  match  is awaited by  inaturc a.s   it   was  Oppenheimei'  duty, as it was the duty of all con- j the hockey world with  the keenest  trading parties where a contract i& ' interest.  A Boer Laager.  Loxnox, .February 7.���The part  taken by tho Canadian and Australian contingents at Sunnyside i.s  thus described by a correspondent  of the Times:  "On  tho day   before  Christmas,  colonel   Pilcher    at   Belmont   got  wind of the assemblage of a considerable   Boer   force   at  a   point  thirty miles away, called Sunnyside  farm, and he determined to try to  take it before the enemy could get  wind of his intentions.    To this end  he secured  every nigger, for some  miles  around, which    proved   his  good sense, as the niggers  are all in  the pay of the Boers,. no matter  how    loyal     they   may    pretend  to. be    to    the    British,   a    fact  which the'British would do well to  take heed of, for it has cost them  pretty dearly already.     On Christmas   eve he   started   out   taking  two   guns   of   the   Royal   Navy  artillery,0 a couple of maxims, all  the Queenslanders and a few hundred Canadians.     Colonel Pitcher's  force   numbered in all about 600  men.    He marched swiftly all night  and got to Sunnyside farm in good  time on Christmas day.   The Boers  had not a ghost of an idea that our  men were near them and were completely beaten at their own game,  the surprise party being complete.  "The enemy   were   found   in   a  laager in a strong position on some  rather steep kopjes, and it was at  once  evident  that they were  expecting strong reinforcements from  surrounding farms.   Colonel Pilcher  at once extended  his force so as  to  try   and  surround the kopjes.  Whilst     this     was      going     on,  Lieutenant Aide, with four Queensland troopers, was sent to the far  left of what was supposed to be the  Boer position.    His orders were to  give notice of any attempt at re-  . treat on the part of the enemy. He  'did his work well. - Getting close  into the kopje/he saw a number of  the enemy blinking off, and at once  challenged them.   As he did so a  dozen   Boers   darted   out   of   the  kopjes,  and   Aide  opened   fire on  them, which caused the Boers to  fire a volley at him. ,Lieutenant  Aide fell from  his horse with two  bullets   in   his   body.     One   went  through the fleshy part of his stomach, entering his body sideways.  The other went into his  thigh.    A  trooper named  MeLeod wras   shot  through  tho  heart and fell dead.  Bothr the    other    troopers    were  wounded.   Trooper Rose caught a  horse  and   hoisted  his   lieutenant  into the saddle and sent him out of  danger.  Meantime the R. II. Battery taking advantage of the fire, opened  ou the enemy. Their guns put a  great fear into the Boers, and a  general bolt set iu. Tho Boers fired  as they cleared, and if our fellows  had been formed up in the style  usual to the British army in action  -Wo_would_have -.suffered���heavily,  but the Queensland bushmeu had  dropped behind cover and soon had  complete possession of the kopjes.  Another trooper named Victor  Jones was shot through the brain  and fourteen others were more or  less badly wounded. The Boers  then surrendered.  We took 40 prisoners and found  about 14 dead Boers on the ground  besides a dozen wounded. They  were all Cape Dutch, no Transvaal-  lers being found in the ranks.. We  secured 10,000 rounds of their ammunition, 300 Martini rifles and  only one Mauser rifle, which was in  the possession of the Boer commandeer.  After destroying all we took, we  moved on anil had a look at some of  the farms nearby, as from some of  the documents found in camp it  was certain that the whole district  was a perfect nest of rebellion.  Quite a little store of arms and ammunition was discovered by this  means and the occupants of the  farms were therefore transported  to Belmont. Our fellows carried  the little children and babies in  their arms all the way and marched  into Belmont singing with the little  ones on their shoulders.  Every respect was shown to the  women, old aud young, and to old  mpu, but the young fellows were  closely guarded all the time. The  Canadians did not lose a siugle  man, neither did any of the others  except the Queenslanders."  January 29th: "The Boers shelled  the women's laager for two hours  ou Saturday, January 27th. Boer  women, warned by spies evidently,  went into the trenches, clapped  their hands and hurrahed when the  shells fell near the English women.  Lady Sarah AVilson was slightly  Avounded. Major Gould Adams and  captain Wilson received concussions  from shell fragments."  BRITISH   POSITION   GIVEN  Boer Women Spiteful.  Loxnox, February 15.���The Daily  Chronicle publishes the following  dispatch    from   Mafeking,    dated  Up With Slight Loss.-  Rexsiiurg, Tuesday, February 13.  ���Before dawn yesterday the enemy  opened an attack upon Slingers.  fontein assaulting with musketry  the hills on the northeast held by  three companies of th<j.7 Worcesters  tinder captain Hovell. The artillery  attack began at sunrise'r- The Boers  approached in numbers estimated  at seven to one. The British under  good cover snstained the attack  throughout tho day.  Meanwhile two big guns on the  west opened  upon the   British at  daylight and fired for half'an hour,  when the British howitzer  silenced  them with lyddite, the .British  artillery filing with precibion.    Then  another   Boer   gun   td^ tW^'north  opened on the Royal Irish Rifles,  but   rather    ineffectually, -as   the  Rifles had  good cover. - _The shelling continued all day andlast evening the Boeis brought up  a forty  pounder in order  to bombard the  camp from a hill to the north.   The  attempt   was    plainly    visible   as  the   guns    could    bo   seen -being  drawn     up     by    eighteen    oxen  With the Boers  surrounding the  British  in  overwhelming' numbers  and having  ar tiller y,  it  then  became evident that it would  be impossible  to retain  Slingersfontein,  wliich the British evacuated under  cover of darkness, falliug back upon  Rensburg. ' The British  casualties  were lighter thlin might'-havcTbeen,  expeeted under vthe circumstances.  CITY   LOCAL   NEWS.  J. M. Stewart, the Balfour extension contractor, returned to Nelson  last night to resume control of the  local end of the undertaking. Mr.  Stewart has had his plant loaded  ou the carsat Greenwood and expects the shipment along shortly.  The first lot of supplies will be received as soon as the storehouse at  the depot is completed, lie states  that the .subcontracts for the work  will be announced in a couple of  days.  Constable Alan Forrester of Robson brought in a crazy Frenchman  named Joe Chandilet last night and  lodged him in the provincial jail  over night. Chandilet had been  running wild in the mountains a  few miles from Robson, and was  tied up in a shanty by some section  men on the Columbia & Western  road in order that he would not  freeze to death. He will be brought  before.magistrate Crease this raorn--  ing and will probably be committed  to an asylum.  A resident of Slocan Junction  complains of the depredations  which have beeu committed in that  district recently by a band of Colville Indians." This band < has  slaughtered no less than 120 deer  already this season.  A meeting will be held this evening in St. Paul's PieSbytorian  church under the auspices of the  Ladies' Missionary Society. Miss  Dunsmoro will deliver- an address  entitled "Among the Indians." The  musical programme will be a solo  by Mr. Grizzolle, who will sing  Mascagni's "Supplication," a quartette by, Messrs Parkinson,  Chadbourne, Leicester and Caldwell, a solo by Mrs. Oliver and a  'cello solo bv Herr Steiner.  BRILLIANT    PERFORMANCE  By General French.  Loxnox, February 11..���11:35 p.m.  ���The war office has issued the following message from lord Roberts,  received this evening.  "Deckeils drift, February 11,8:15  a. m., general French left this point  at 11:30 yesterday morning with  the three brigades of cavalry, horse  artillery and mounted infantry,-including several colonial contingents,  in order to seize a crossing of the  Modder river . about 25 miles dis-  ,tinit. He reports by a despatch  dated 5:35. p.;._m. ��� that he has  forced a passage at Clip  drift and occupied the hills  north of the'_ river, capturing three  of the enemy's laagers with their  supplies, while general Gordon" of  the 15th Hussars with his brigade,  who has made a feint at Rondoval  drift four miles west, has seized it  and a second .drift"between-.'-.that  and Clip drift, together with two  more laagers.  "Geueral French's performance is  brilliant, considering the excessive  heat and a blinding dust storm  which raged during the latter part  of the day. ;-.;:~;:..-.., . ���;.-    ;.'-. .'"  "Owing .to the rapidity of; his  movements,; general .-French' met  with but slight opposition and his  losses were small. Lieutenant Johnson of the Inniskillen Dragoons is  the billy officer reported seriously  injured. The sixth division was  last night on the north bank of the  river at Watervaal drift and is  moving to support the cay_dry.  Four officers and.53 men had to be  sent back last evening in the returning ox wagons to the railway line  prostrated by heat and exhaustion."  LARGE BRITISH ARMY NOW  incidents at  Rensburg have   been  seen out of all proportions.   Merely  a   skeleton   line was   maintained  there,   while    troops   were   being  secretly and rapidly concentrated  on the Modder river.   The facility  with which 30,000 men ha veal ready  been sent beyond the rail terminus  shows that general Kitchener has  be fully   successful in   organizing  transports.   He is now supposed to  be    down      the      line,', sending  forward    more    troops   and   getting    together    more    transports.  About     five    miles     of   ox    and  mule wagon trains are estimated  for   each   division,   so    that   lord  Kitchener has immense labors  in  hand.  The London morning papers take  rather sober views of the situation,  but are.greatly pleased and hopeful  of what is to come. - ���   ".  In the Free State.  Loxnox, February 15.���The British a'rmy for the first time since  the'war began is inside the Boer  frontier.^ Lord Roberts with at  least 40,000 infantry, 7000 cavalry  arid 150 guns has turned the? Mag-  ersfontein lines, before which the  British forces have encamped for  ten w'eeks and, with half ^of his  corps, he. is already operating on  Free State territory, A battle has  not yet been fought, but large  tactical advantages have been  gained. The relief of Kimberley is  within measurable reach and the  way to Bloemfontein is appreciably,  easier. L    ,  The dispatches of lord Roberts  sketch three days' work. The forward movement began on Sunday,  when colonel Hannay set out with  a biigade of mounted infantry for  Ramah, on the Riet, eight miles  Jacobs-dale, one of the Boer supply  bases. On Monday geueral French,  with the' cavalry division, seized  the crossing of the Riet river at  Dekii's Drift, south _of_Jacob��daIe,  and IS inile,s east of Honeynest  Kloof. He skirmished with the  Boers and cleared the way for  20,000 infantry, who followed  across-.  On Tuesday with his three cavalry  brigades and the horse artillery,  general French rode to the Modder river, a distance of 25 miles and  NELSON CURLERS CAME OUT  On Top Yesterday.  Rossi-AXD, B. C, February 11.  (Special to the Tribune)���Play in  the second annual bonspiel of the  Kootenay Curling Association Was  resumed at the rink at 9 o'clock  this 'morning and was continued all  day. cRossland is out of it this  year, for the New York Life grand,  challenge cup and  the Walkerville  competition, but won the Mackintosh cup in the all-comers by .11  points... The score in detail of the  different events is appended:  '       _VAI.KKI-V1-.1_E TROPHY���KIK8T HOUND.  Nelson���M.' I_. Grim met t, skip :.....  1.03_lu-id���Di. Kerr, skip ..............  Nelson���F. A. Tamblyn, skip..;.   'i-osslund���0. C. Itoss, skip ���'.  Sandon���AV. Wilson, skip'...._.'."..-.'.:.....  Hossland���II.II. Smith, skip..   SKCON--  KOl'.VU.  Kosslaiul���D. II. Bogle, skip        -Sandon���M. L. Grimmett, skip           Sandon���W. Wilson, hkip    Sandon���Alex.,Cr__Y-fora, skip   Nelson���J. Rao, skip         Hossland���A. 13. Cranston, Hkip.        .    ...  Nelson���V. A. Tnmblj ii, akip           Kossland���T. _>l. Beamish, skip   THIRD ROUND.  Samlon ���W. WUaon, skip   l-os.lund���IX B. Uoglu, skip ,..  Nel-on��� V.'A. Tanibljn, skip.      .    ,  Nelson���J. Kae.skip   Leaving Wilson of Sandon  ....13  .... 8  .v.. 10  .... 8  ....18  ..... _  ....14  (i  11  (I  13  7  1.  .... 3  12  :... 9  ... 1-  . ��  and  Tamblyn of Nelson to play in the  final today.  Ti-CkKn1 i.ivrmcr timji'iit.  Rossland���A.B.Cranston,skip .. ,    . _  Mutton���M. L. Griminett, skip     .  ... j  Leaving Cranston of Rossland to  play Tamblyn of Nelson, who got a  bye in the iirst round.  M ..'KlN'-OS-I .;UP���Al.i.  rOMKKS.  ltossl.mil��� It. I). Mo'ikill, skip .   . ..'...  Bnnflon���>I, Ij. Gninmett, skip.  .    ....  Kossland��� II. 11. Smith, skip   ...    Xulson- V. A. T.iinbl) n. .kip  Sandon���W. Wilson, ��kip   ]-0_s_uiid���A. U, Cianston. skip   Ron .Und��� V, B. Bogle, skip   Nelson���J. lino, skip -   .   . .<���  Hossland���Ij U. dcVblior, skip   -Handon���--. E. Hall, skip   Tiie score iu the All-Comers is  counted in the aggregate. It will  thus be seen that Rossland won the  cup by ll.poiuts, the score being 60  to -IJ).  15  ..II  . (i  12  8  "'?  . i ,.  . l'i  ..,!>  I.  14  The Kentucky Election Embroglio.  Cincinnati, February 14. ���Judge  Taft this afternoon rendered his  decision on the application for injunctions against the Kentucky  state board of election commissioners and the contestants for the  state officers other than governor  and lieutenant-governor, lie held  that the federal court had no jurisdiction and refused to grant the  applications, This is a victory for  the Democrats.  New York's Contribution.  New  YokIv, February  11.  The  New York general committee of the  Transvaal war relief funds has  raised so far $12,000.05 which will  be forwarded to London to be applied to tho lord mayor's fund.  look three fords with the - high  ground beyond the river and live  Roer camps. He had a few casualties in brushes with the Boer horse.  General French has now fixed himself on general Cronje'1- main line of  communication with Bloemfontein  and 20,000 infantry with 72 guns  are being pushed up to support him  there.  Lord Roberts' despatches wired  from inside the Free State and on  the Riet river left him AVednesday  morning. His advance had not  been opposed by the Boers in force.  Their patrols melted away as the  British moved forward. The Boer  army is likely to be felt iu a day  or two and a battle is consequently  imminent. As to what force general Cronje has now at his disposal,  aud a_> to whore he purposes making a stand against the invader.1', no  one here connected with the war  office knows anything.  The data for conceptions are  wholly wanting. The forces immediately at the disposal of lord Roberts are placed at 50,000 in a general way. These figures are re-  venled by the commands mentioned  in the dispatches, as having been  added to tho division known to be  with lord Methuen. Quite possibly  lord Roberta has 10,000 or 20,000  more.   Now it is realized that tho  BOERS  ARE  ENTRENCHING  On the Tugela.  ~ LbxiioNrFebruary 1 sr���ThcTIJaily"  Telegraph has received the following dated Tuesday from its special  correspondent at Frere : "On Sunday the Boers advanced down the  Ladysmith road, toward Fotgietor's  Drift, and 300 nieu on horseback  with others proceeded to a point  where they began to construct new  rows of trencher at right angles to  the road. This was about two miles  north of the Drift.  - A party of Boers also crossed tho  Tugela about .six miles below Pot-  gicteifs Drift, where they spied the  South African Light Horse, who repulsed them. Several other skirmishes have taken place, and the  Boers are evidently anxious about  their positions. They have been  throwing up defensive works from  Trichard's Drift, and the Spion Kop  range eastward to the Illwangawa  and Monte Christo hills, both on  this side of the Tugela. They also  have two, if not three wooden  bridges spanning the Tugela iu the  bend and a w ire rope apparatus for  the conveyance of food and ammunition aerot-S the river.  YESTERDAY'S DEBATES IN  Provincial House.  Victoria, February 14.���-[Special  to The Tribune.]���Higgins made  complaint in the house today that  iu the return of the correspondence  on the eight-hour law there was  ���not included a letter sent by Hume  on the fifth of June to the secretary  of the Nelson District Mining Association. Thi" letter, Higgins  held, was of particular importance  because of its declaration that the  government did not caie to open  the matter then because it would  "be gone into thoroughly at the  next session of the legislative assembly."  Higgins, later gave notice of a  motion declaring this omission to  be a deliberate violation of the  privileges of the house, and an attempt to evade compliance with its  order, also conveying censure on  the government for its failure to  introduce legislation to deal with  the evil resulting in Kootenay from  operation of the eight hour law\  Martin's motion to investigate  Cotton was called, but stood over at  the request of Joe, who said he had  understood the redistribution would  occupy today, and therefore had  not his material" at hand. Cotton  pressed him to proceed, but finally  consented to the motion standing  "until tomoi row.  Kellie continued tho debate on  redistribution, favoring the immediate introduction of a measure  Semlin followed, declaring that circumstances and pressure of administrative duties had prevented the  government from bringing in a bill  so far, and moving an amendment  to Martin's motion striking out his  implied censure, and declaring it  expedient to submit a fair aud  equitable redistribution measure  during the present session.  Dealing with the argument that  the government cannot with propriety propose any legislation-so -  important because of the recent  loss of support in the house, Semlin  observed simply that "Circumstances aro certainly different in  in the house, but I am not aware -  that they are iu the country."  Turner, in the debate following,  insisted that a government in 'ao  precarious a condition could not  hope to pass a fair measure. The  debate was to have been continued  this evening but the reporters refused to stay on duty, and at Joe  Martin's request it was adjourned  until Friday to enable them to  write out their reports of this afternoon's proceedings. The rest -of  the evening was spent ou private  bills. -     - '  Boers Occupy Our Camps.  London, February 15.- A despatch to the Morning Post from  Chieveley dated Tuesday con fir ins  the report that parties of Boers  have occupied the old British camps  on Spearman's farm, and the correspondent who identified the  wounded lieutenant Churchill, the  brother of Mr. Winston Churchill,  says ho was shot through the right  leg.  STEAMER AMUR BRINGS THE  Klondike News.  Victoria, February ! 1.���Tho  steamer Amur of thi^ city arrived  from Skagway tim morning with  37 passengei-!-including fivu-members of the Northwest -Mounted  Police, nearly all time expired men ,  who came down to endeavor to enlist in Strathcona's Horac. They  were disappointed when they learned that the detachment had gone  from here, but will go to Calgary to  do what they can to secure enlistment.  Among other passengers was  Turner Thompson of thiVcity, who  made the trip from Dawson over  the ice with a dog team of five animals. It was (58 degrees below '/.era  when he left Dawson.  News was. brought of the suicide  of Mrs. Grace Tcnny, wife of the  deputy collector of customs of Ju- '  noau. She was preparing to come  down to Seattle wheu she committed the deed. Her husband had  ju.st started dowu town to secure  an expressman to take her baggage  to the steamer when she took a revolver and shot herself through the  heart.  The Yukon Sun of January .'.0th  received by the Amur says.: "Mr.  Varicle who came to Dawson from  Paris last year will go to Vancouver  in the spring aud return here by  balloon. The balloon to be used is a  fine one and was brought from  Paris to Vancouver by Mr. Varicle.  This gentleman intends later to  visit the lower Yukon country by  the same means..''  A Big Subscription.  Bi-iu.ix,  February 11.���Emperor  William     has    subscribed     10,000  marks to promote German emigration to Palestine.  ���B-towjbN^nfcV  ! --L^^-J-ilMsa-IHTBJ-tlv'-b*"1'  f&r,.;  ���'.:.��<i*W_w'"---^^ nP-ssiM-^r* +i en h^; THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON B.C. THURSDAY FEBRUARY 15,  1900  15-Spring Suits-$5  Now i.s a jrooil time lo select, your spring suit or overcoat.   It may seem a lillie  early, lull, beller buy early tlian wail  unlil lilies are broken.   We lmve just, received a l-irjje shipment, of suil-s anil liK'it overcoats, and will sell you sorgo and  tweed snils for men from S-. up.  S_e<- our KeifeiiL Sheet suits for young men, Ihe newest thing out.  Raker Street,  Nelson, B. C.  J. F. WEIR, Men's Outfitter.  Although the labo:- livniblc iu  tie  Slocan   has  not yet been  adjusted, there is now overy reason to  believe that a satisfactory arrangement  Avill  be  reached  within  the  next day or. two, and that by  the  end of the  Aveek  every mine nuui-  ���ager who  desires  to resume  work  will be enabled to do so.    That the  lockout  Avas  not lifted some time  ago is, in a very great "measure, the  fault   of   the  mine  owners  themselves;    and   it is not  outside  the  bounds of probability that had the  mine   owners  made  their   present,  concession .when  the   trouble  was  Iirst precipitated, there AA'ould have  .   remained no  necessity for a lockout.    Now that the end of the contest appears to  be  in  sight it Avill  generally   be   conceded   that   the  miners, through  tlieir union,-have  shown good  generalship and  good  sense.    They have  committed none  of the breaches of the peace which  the Nelson Miner aud other  opponents of organized labor predicted  for  them.      For this  reason  they  will coiue out of the present struggle  stronger  than  they  were  Avhen it  commenced, and -will have disarmed  many of tlieir critics.    In a labor  trouble of any proportions it Avould  bo strange indeed if there Avere not  some little   unpleasantness.    When  men are contending for a principle,  it is very hard for them to staud  by and say nothing Avhile foreigners  are  imported,  in violation of the  law, to take their places and defeat  their object.    It avus this condition  which  called  forth such little bad  feeling   as    innrkbd    the    present  struggle.    Ifut then it is .safe to say  that the miners did not offend more  than any other similar body of men  would under similar circumstances,  hud,  AVhen   all  is said and   done,,  there   Ava.s,  less"   bad    feeling   for  greater   cause   displayed    by   the  miners than has been shown in the  legislature during the past Aveek.  -5.0_.fi_; complaint is heard from  men who frequent the reading room  of the Nelson Library Association  with ie-peet to the treatment they  receive. M.uiy^persons make use of  the as-Oeiation'a reading i oom iu the  belief that it is a public institution,  so far as the leading room is con-  - corned. If this presumption on  their part isnot correct, theoflicers  of the association should post a  notice in the reading room stating  that it is not'open to the public. If  the room is open to the public the  of-icor1- of the association should see  to it that citizens who take advantage of the reading room receive  due courtcf-y from the attendants.  Another necessity to the enjoyment  of a reading room during the winter  is a fire.  Jt should not be necessary  for frequenters, of a libraiy to  muffle u p like arctic explorer:, before  proceeding to look over tho magazines. It is said that thia is sometimes necessary in the reading room  of tho Nelson Library Association.  Ir il -lc_ii._-.lr Ih 1.1 o.ei.v dollar expended on  publit v oilis in Xel-,.n tin-, \t ii nIiouIij lji>kep(  in llio oil.. To b( si bunt; tiljutit Uu. refill  j/iiblie ..oik* should be dune by it.ij's labm,  int-leid of In -'mtiuH. A nml My. or ui.ij briuK  in outs de lib-ii. \-!iei _."_���_ when the woik i _ pe  formed bj <lii. s I.lIioi onlj iieniianeiil m-J.li-iil *  oflheeilj iueumploj-d. \\ e belli .elite _ ..until  \\ould nut. only mi. .* .on-idei.ible mum (oihe  oil} but would iilno be Uec ping llio money ,im>fii<;  <mi own people if lh<*y built llie m \\ ..liiuf In  clu} .. laboi. No! onli noul.I it msiiia cuijilin  -uonlt) peimaiiciil icj-iderils, but i! would .iIm.  r ive to the corpoi.-i.1011 the piolll Ihc ( onli.ii loi  would m.iko on the job. The utj council would  he coilsullin,; the inteicsls ol the biisiuc-is men  an.! iiilepljeif, K-Wi-illy l>j giiin& Mith matter  then carncM .itl_ti_io:i-  THE above  i.s  from  the  Nelson  Economist, and probably voices the  opinion of a, great majority of the  ratepayers.    It should not be difficult for the city  council  to determine whether or not the work could  be undertaken by the corporation,  and a considerable saving effected.  Contractors for work of this kind  should not be able to arrive at the  probable cost any closer  than  the j  city engineer, and their tenders are  always based upon the actual cost,  with a round percentage added for  their own profit. There is no  reason Avhy the corporation with  good superintendence should not do  the work as cheaply as any of the  contractors who haA'e tendered  upon it. If the corporation can, it  is likely that at least ten per cent  upon the cost of the wharf will'be  saved to the city. But there are  other advantages which attend the  performance of such Avork by day  labor. Theie is no inducement for  anyone to skimp, and when the job  is finished thecity has eA'ery assurance that it has beeu performed in  a workmanlike manner. There is  also the additional advantage with  respect to day labor, that it enables the corporation to give residents and taxpayers a chance for  employment in preference. to out-  sideis avIio may be less deserving.  The city council would do Avell to  carefully Aveigh the Economist's  suggestion before dealing with the  wharf proposal.  The spoils system is bem^ i iwridly enforced bj  the .Macdonald go\ eminent in Maniloba The  \crj cfllu-Cii. public sei..ints who h.ul been in  tlio sorwee of the Gicenway government, lire  spectne of their party bias, have been dismissed  right and left, the political axe beheading men  who had been in the employ of the Manitoba  go. ernment for periods extending fiom 10 to 20  yc.ais. Men, in fact, who had giov-ii up m the  public service, who took no pari in tho elections,  and with families sjiowing up, weie not consid-  ei ed for a moment.  The above is from the Vancouver  World. Had the Semlin goA'ernment done likeAvise, it would be in a  better position politically today.  It is not good politics to keep your  enemies in positions where they  can stab you in the back at every  opportunity. Hugh John Macdonald is a practical politician aud he  is turning his enemies out of office.  IIis fiiends are just as capable of  carrying on the public business as  were the fiieucl1- of Thomas Green-  wny. _A ny way,"if the people select  a man to cany on their business  affairs he should be alloAved to  select the men who must of necessity help him to do the work.  , Tins Rossland Miner is  much  in-'  * -- ���_!  censed because tho people enroute  from the East to Rossland are  sometimes compelled to remain over  one night at Nelson. Well, since  the closing down of the mines at  I-OPsland, even the people of Rossland may prefer lo pass one night  in a live city like Nelsou.  Aj'OStatk PmiNTicjE piates of the  intelligence of the electors of Must  Lillooet. Yes, they should have  sirnieient-intelligence-"^ the next  election to impound Mr. Prentice  within the barb-wire fence that  keeps his dumb animals from bothering his neighbors.  ver King; F. Campbell, Silver King;  P. Turner, Toronto; M. Turner, Tor  onto.  At tiik IIiT.ui-.���Miss. Kendall,  Kaslo; Hugh 15. Gilmour, Vancouver; \V. II. Kin titer, San Francisco;  J. F. Collom, Wollcslcy, Mass,; P. S.  Van Ness. Spokane; C. W. Riley,  Six Mile; W C. Smith, San Francisco.  At Tiii'_ Mai.I-I.x.���IT. C. Cody,  AinsAA'orth; A. A. McKiunon, Ains-  Avorth; G. Fletcher, Armstrong; G.  Gormley, Slocan City.  At tub WavkuijK v.���J. C. Shook,  Slocan City; J. C. Johnstone, Rossland; S. R. Reid, Spokane, F. C.  Edwards, Kaslo.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Wanted���Ol-ice boy, apply Davis  & Wurd. betwien the hours of I-and I.  Band at the Rink���There Avill be  a  baud in alleiidanee at the  skufiiig rink this  'evening.   The ice in in IIrsl-class condition.  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY.  f_t-''S___'' 'ffT-'jSlL* *��! ���-__-_' ��� *��? '<��' tm,'0S! ' *S!_'��j ^ ,fV> ' 4* '0*'* ��� *��� .y.y.S' ^V ���-____��'>^.' ^���^���.^���^���m^'^'^���''^���'m^'^'' jS^'^i  v��_;v___. ���>��__��, ��*-___��, ��^ .^ ��� ^ -^ .-^. ���<*fcv ���>____-.���*���___. .^ ���<��___* ���^���^���"���v^- "? ���r'v^'- fi* - fi*- fi* - fi*' fi* ��� fi*- fi* - fi*- fi* - fi*' fi* - fi*^jS> - fi* "fi^;  w  w  iff  .te&eeeees'-f*: ess e*.  MI ��__ft  NOVELTY  DRESS  GOODS  '*  .n  w  rvine  ^aa^aaaaaaaaaiSP'  36 BAKER STREET, NELSON  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  NEW  SPRING  GOODS  ^iaaaaaaaaaaaa*'  Hi  Hi  Hi  ili  Hi  Hi  it  INCORPORATED 1670.  Just Received  A CARLOAD OF CHOICE  VEGETABLES.  Sweet Potatoes  Parsnips  Potatoes  Cabbages  Carrots  Turnips  Beets  Onions  HUDSON'S BAY CO.  Telephone 13  That Gough  The first dose of our  Syrisp White Pine; and  Tar ,will relieve it~a bottle will- cure it.  For the lungs and to  build up the system take  our EMULSION of GOD  LIVER OIL, large bottles 75 cents.  Canada Drug & Book Go.  kklson  THERE will be three thousand  irt-ijeis at work iu Kootenay and  Yale -within fcixty days and every  one of them will be knocking down  a ton of ore. Three thousand Ions  of oie a day, means that $1,350,000  will be divided e\cry thirty days  among mine owners, mine workers,  and dealers in mining supplies.  HOTEL   ABKIVALS,  JHfAUCYOIN WATER  IS l\0 KXP-itelMKNT.  The    medicinal    valuca   of    HALO VON  W-VPJ-K  h.is  been proven.  Halcyon. Water Is Bottled Properly.  Vernon Street    Thorpe & Co.  H. D.  ASHOROFT  BLACKSMITH1NG  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  At run PiiAiu.���K. B. ]_rnden,  Helena, Moiit.; T. li. lOlla, Vaueou-  ver; If. M. Stevenson, Ainsworth;  M. ^Ar. Aleek, Spokane; W. R. Machines, Winnipeg; I). J'cters, Toronto; J. N. Stewiut, Trail; Paul  Johnson, Greenwood; IT. \V. Sang-  ster, Windsor, \. K.; L. .Shaw, Ains-  wortli; W. II. Aldridge & wife,  Trail; R Mallandainc, Creston; Eugene (Jrotcau, Cranbrook; V. Jjhm-  (ieau, Cranbrook: J. \V. Stewait,  Trail; ]). Peters-, Toronto.  At tiik Qi'ke.v's.���A. W. C.iier-  soii, Sandon: J. A. Thompson, Rossland; A. 1'V.rrester, liobson.  At thi-. Guano Okntral.- JI.  LoekhaH/, Itobson; J. J. Wceler,Athabasca; al. BbdJain, Greenwood; J>.  Wilson, Greenwood; J.Walsh, Montreal; M. Donald_>oi], Greenwood; J).  Macdonald, Rossland; J. (billies,  Jtobsland; H. Gunry, (-rand Ii\>rks;  li. IJnker, Kaslo; W. Salter, Trail;  E. Johuhon, Salmo;  S. L_kugtoii, Sil-  Wftfron ropairintf prrruptly ottondod to by a  flrat--!!'--!-! wlieelwrlifhl.  Special at ton tion k_v��u to all klndfl of rop___r-  ii fr ind ciiBtom work from outeldo ik-(i)_r_  -.hop:   Hill tit., Lctwoui linker and Vernon  "SMOKE "~~  ROYAY SEAL  AND  KOOTENAY BELLE  CIGARS  UNIOJslljyiADE  ootenay Gigar Aflfg.  NhLSON,  HJ.l'ilMI COI.UMIllA  W. Starmer Srt|ith A 0oB  PAPER HANGER, GLAZIER,  PAINTER, ETC.  CHIMNEY SWEEPING  Oflluo W.ir.1 Sticet, OppoMlc O|ioi.i Ifotise  I      COALI  GREAT REDUCTION  $9.651 ^^   $6.15  DELIVERED  Hard C'o.ul  Anlhi'.icHo  TKhlZI-llOKK  33  G. W. West & Go.  iff  iti  \ti  w  Our Whitewear Sale being such a great success we still offer greater  reductions in all departments this coming week  Commencing on Monday, Feb. 5th  Our buyer, Mr. Irvine, is in the east  purchasing Spring Goods;, and  order to  make room we will  give our customers great  bargains  ib  ib  ib  ib  ib  ib  ib  ib  in  iti  iti  iff  iti  ^ GloaK and Suit Department  Ladies' Jackets $3, former price $6  Ladies' Jackets $4, former price $7.50  Ladies' Jackets $5, former price $8  Ladies' Jackets $6, former price $10  Ladies' Jackets $8, former price $12  Tailor-made Suits from $5 to $25  Navy and Black Serge Skirts from $3 to $7  Plain  and  Fancy  Brillianteen   Skirts  from  $2 50 to $6  A few Tweed and  Fancy Plaid  Skirts at  prices to clear  Furnishing Department  ' <��� -i + "*  New Spring Carpets and Draperies, Bugs  and Mattings, Oil Cloths and Linoleums,  Lace Curtains and Window Blinds, made  and hung free of charge *  '  iti  iff  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iff  iff  iff  iti  iti  iff  iff  iti  iff  Dress Goods Department   u/  In order to clear this department we will  sell at less than half price lengths suitable for waists, skirts and dresses  Black Wool Crepons, and Serges in Black  and Colors, from 25c up  Henriettas in Black and colors, 30c up  Camel's Hair Chevoit suitings and Tailor-  made Suitings of all kinds  High-class Novelty Dress Goods, also Black  and Colored Silks for skirts and dresses  Don't miss this great bargain sale  iti  iti  iff  iff  iff  Bargains  iti  50 dozen Ladies' Hemstiched Handkerchiefs  at 50c per dozen or 5 c each  Ladies' Silk Blouses and Underskirts at very  low prices. l . -     ,  iti  ^9_l_ia_Wa-_--3T_ _8-JtS?jJ  m  rot.  Butierick Patterns  Send for  Fashion Sheet  36 BAKER STREET, NELSON  ^-__3*4--_--9-l-_-3__4^  _���___. ��-et��-e_.e5-efe%-  rvine & Go  *\'  m  i��  4*  -i-  m  <n  ft..  Mail Orders  Prompt'y  Attended to  ^S-t _r f f �� 6-^5-6 6-6 6^  %_)  vb  ��_/  il<  ._���  U_  tin  Hi  ��_.  Mi  Sif  iff  iff  iff  iff  iff  iff  jg> y. >_��> .^. ^-k ��� ^. ^ -^- j^ ���-g}- ^ ��� _JS'_SS'' iS^' S^ '-3& *��S '-^S        ^<&\_\\-.^\^-^-^'_\\'.^'^'^~^'M*'^'**-^'ii3&  'fimf^S^-'fi*-^S*>' fi*-fi*'fi*' fi*'fi*- fi*-fi*-fi*"fi*'fi*"fi*<'fi*'fi* ^tP^^^k^^^^^'S^^^'^^^'^'^^^^^^S^^'**^'  Vi/  m  St. JOSEPH'S SCHOOL  NKLSON. B. C,  A bonrflingrsiHl day school coiulncleil by llio  S_s_t-iso_ bl. JosopU of I'eiu-o. IL i". siljirttwl .il  (lie corner of Mill .mil Jowplilnc sti eef.1. in one of  the best. loMtletiti.iI iioiIioit. of Nelson, and is  o.imIj- nceti-i-blc tion. nil paits of die c_l_. -  Tliccoui'-e of sillily includes Iho fund linen till  iiml higher In. mctlici of tlioroiif.li KnRlisli ciliica-  tion- Business uouise���biHikkocpni-C. sIuiiok-  lapliy and | .powriinif. Science coiuoe���music;  -\ oi .il und inbltumonUl, diauuif. etc XJlain.u_  nml ncodloivork, o(c. - ,.,,,,  I<iir terms and pw Lioulnrs apply to tho, bister  Supoilor.       j  Iss Palmer ili  open her  Kindergarten utul  Kchool in  UfilSlI  CIIUItCH school  i oom on tho 2nd of January, 1^*0. Kor f-ornis ,iud  till |i.uticiilmiapply lo _\f!SS 1'AIjMI.H,  At -oiiduuco of Jlra. Jf, R. ilobeithon, Baker  Sli��otW��Ht.  son  nd Planing  Hill Lv_5U__  THREE NIGHTS  A _vn��k spi-fiil nl the Xelson Uus-inoss College will iniiko a Jliinkk-K-i'er or hho.t-  liimd ni'llui of jon litfuic hpuiiK- Tij ii.  Vielol in  .SI i eel,  NELSON BUSINESS COLLEGE  Gorporatian of the City of Nelson  TENDERS   WANTED.  ���So.iled tendon) Mill boreceiicd bj the _Uajor  nnd f.il v C'i)iui(-il of .Volson, up till noon on _\Ion  tl.i>. Kebiu.irj I'JIb. 1'WO, for supplviii},' a road-  in.iUiiiKPl'int.conipiisiiiffaslcant loller,nnuliino  drill, i "ok oms-liei. e'evutor and scieens ^  -_>]!_____1< .itioiis _iii_I i onditions of lundcinis and  ennI met may be seen on iipplication.it (he ollkc  of llie citj enKim-Lii uly hall, Josephine stLeol,  NVIsiin,  1'.leh tender must, he iifcsiripatiied b^ .111 ac-  d'pltd bank thtck orcoili-lcaloof dupo-il, inaiio  pai.ililc to the C01 pui.ilion of the f Ilyof Nelson,  ujiial io JO pel cent ot the amount ol Iho tender,  as ,. sccuiitj loi Iho due fulfillment of (In- _ini-  tti. I. Mlncli sh.dl he foifeiled if I liu parly do  ili^es- to enlei mln contuict iiIm..i called upon to  do so, or if he tails to complete tho -\\oik uni  li ii led for. Tin" cheeks of the unsuccessful len-  deius uiU bcioMiiuui to Ihum upon the e\U-ii  tion of Ihec011t1.nl.  'Ihc loue-t or an. lender not nceisai ilj .10-  ciplul. J. K. S'l'UAOIJAN. Oil.  Ckik.  YlI..o!i, Ji. c��� Ki-bi ii.liy Wlh. I'M).  Bool( Biqding  AND  Boo!( Makiq,  in  Lethbridge Gait Goal  The best %,iluo for tlio money in (lie mnikot  foi nil purjioses.  TriiMs cABir     \V. P. Tir.i.Nr.v, General ArciiI  '1 cluphorie 147.    Ollice with C. I). J. Chri._lie.  Are prepared io furnish by rail, barge or teams The Tribune has a thorough  ( -<_  _ t        u m 1 ^      r_ t    ]y equ'PPcd Book Bindery  Dimension Lumber, Rough and Dressed connectJon wilh Its job print.  Lumber, Local and Coast Ceiling, Local and ing department, ah kinds of  Coast Flooring, -Double Dressed Coast Cedar, books manufactured to order,  Rustic, Shiplap, Stepping, Door Jambs, Pine and a��y kind of binding or  and Cedar Casings, Window Stiles, Turned ^binding done on shon notice  Work, Band-sawing, Brackets, Newel Posts,  Turned Veranda Posts, Store Fronts, Doors,  Windows and Glass.  Get prices before purchasing elsewhere  Oflicc and Hills eonici Hall and Front Slied.", Nci-Wi ^          BURNS BLOCK  Kootenay   Coffee   Co.  NELSON, B. O.  PnlTeo roaster- and dea'prs In Tea and Ooff-i..  Oiler fiopli roasted coffee ot best quality a.  follows:  Java and Arabian Mucin, per pound ?   io  Java and Mocha Mend, _J pounds...,..,..    I 00  Kino Snnto1., I Tioituds   .   .,,    100  Santos Blend. 5 pounds  i ftJ  Our Special Blend, (! pounds,...  1 00  Out llio Roaafc, 6 pounds  i 00  A 11lal ardor pnlleitod.  S-iic-ioom 2doorr casb  of Qddfello.vs block, Wc_L linker itieet.  h  fc  -X*T  y-:~-^i^y-- ^^$^v^Fy^^&Jfj2 _t_tt_____ssmiKi  I  I  THE TRIBUNE: NELSON B.C., THUBSDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 1900  BANK OF MONTREAL  CAPITAL, all paid up..$12,000,000  REST    '6.000,000  Lord Rtrallioona and Mount Koytil ...President  Hon.'George A. JJrummond Vice-President,  E. S. Clouston ' General .Manager  NKLSON ItRANOII  Northwest Corner llaker and  .Stanley Streets  Branches in London (..i.gliind) Nkw Yoitic,  CillCAdu, and all tiie principal cities in Canada.  THE BANK OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and  Letters of Credit on Skaguay, U. S.,  Atlin, B. C, and Dawson City, N. W. T.  Buy and sell Sterling  Transfers.  Grant   Commercial   and   Travelers'  available in any part of the world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Etc.  Exchange and Cable  Credits,  Savings Bank Branch  CU.UKK.VI' I-ATU 0I>'  INTI-l-HST I'AID.  ft  r-  THE   FIRST   KOYAL    DRAGOONS.  Tlileo grand old regiments of  1-i'itish Dragoons aro amongst our  cavalry at present at "the front"���  the Ibt Royals, the Scots (ireys, and  'i tho Inniskillings, commonly called  "The Skins.!' Wo find thorn side by  side in many a hard-fonght battle  in wliich the weight of arm and  i fii'iii seat of the J3iiti_,h Dragoon  has av res ted from .superior numbers  glorious victories and undying  fame.  Poiisoiiby's  "Union   Urigado"  at  Waterloo it Avas that brought fresh  bays   to   decorate   the    Avar-Avorn  colois  of  these gallant   regiments.  J.)enso masses of French, rolling on-  Avaid  like  ocean  wives to  engulf  the seemingly weak lino of 1'Jritish,  staggered beneath the shock or the  charge  of  the  "Union  '.Brigade"���  staggered and lied.    The Dragoons  pic-fcd   on.   galloped   through   the  seventy-four   advanced    guns     of  Noy's, sabred the gunners,  cut the  artillery   hordes'   throats, and  rendered those batteries  entirely useless.    Two eagles and two thou, and  pri-ioners Avere taken: one eagle a\ as  captured by captain A.   K.  Clarke,  ,ij tor wards colonel Clarko-lvennedy.  Again   Ave   meet   the  Royals', at  Balaclava, bi igaded as at Waterloo,  under Scarlett,  together Avith the  '1th and 5t.li Dragoon Guards.  Scarlett's   three  hundred had  charged  the dense mass of Bussian   civility,  aud were  almost' swallowed   up in  that   miAvieldy    grey-green   mas-..  .The   l.oyals. kept in reserve   and  evidently  forgotten,  suddenly 'observed the enemy's right wing moving forward  and  wheeling to  tho  Jell, with the evident intention  of,  attacking iho Scots (..roys  in (lank  and roar. A cry rO-efrom the rank-.,  " By'Ciod, the   (.hoys  are   out olf!  (iallop! gallop! "      A   cheer   bioke  from the 3toy..K, and, Avithout word  of command, llio regiment formed  up   and   cliaiged.     Tiie   ___tf=siai_��,  .surprised,  endeavored  to   move a  dotacliment out to Lhoir right, with  the intention  of closing   in  on the  Royal-, left  fhnk: they Avere   met  by the rear squadron of the Royals,  and cheeked.    A dospora.e hand-to-  hand   fight  ensued,   but  the thick  grey coats of the Russians made it  almost   impossible   to   get   cut or  tfuust home.     Owing to tlio  suddenness Avith which the charge had  been started,  :i certain  amount of  Confusion had got into the ranks of  HieJioyaU, so colonel   Yorke A\i.,ely  mllied his men,    The regiment Avas  consequently halted  and refoimed.  Major   Wardlaw,    afterwards     in  cotninnnd of tho regiment, tooki>art  in this action. 1 le had been suffering  severely from illuc?s for some time;  butr whilst lying "down" outside-iiis"  tent-door,   ho  saw   our   Dragoons  Avith the eneniy in   front of them.  Instantly   mounting   his    charger,  Avhich Avas always kept ready not-  AviLhstanding his illness, he reached  the scene of action just as his regiment Avas   reforming.     A  gallant  deed Avas performed  by  troop-sergeant-major Morris on this ot cation.  lie had got rather  too far afield  during tho ehaige, and, ou healing  the   ri-ll$r, hastened   back   to the  regiment.   Ho wasoppo-cd on open  ground "by four  Kii^ian   Hussars.  Nothing daunted, ho went for the  nearest of them, killed him. drove  off   the   resl,   and   captured   the  charger of tho slain man as Avell.  blue trimmings. Under James II.  tho regiment fought at Sedge-  moor, and were on duty on  ToAver Hill Avhen Monmouth  Avas executed. When James II  abdicated, the regiment transferred  its loyalty aud services to William  HI., and were conspicuous for their  valor in many engagements in Ireland and Scotland. The Royals  were the first regiment to cross the  pontoon-bridge over the Shannon,  ��� and found themselves opposed by  au old commander of theirs, colonel  Clifford, avIio had been raised to  the rank of general by James II.  The year 1702 found the Royals  engaged in covering the sieges of  Venloo, Ruremonde, Bonn, and Li hi-  buig. Their expedition to Portugal was not a success, owing to the  folly and criminal parsimony of  the Portuguese authorities, avIio  supplied horses that were so inferior that only twenty men per  troop could be mounted. At the  relief of S. Muttheo, two hundred  of the regiment formed the caAraly  of a force that routed five times  their number of the enemy.  At Dettingen, their first honor,  the Royals captured the standard  of the famous Mousquetaires Noire.  The standard was white, emblazoned with gold and silver. It was  blood-red before a sergeant of the  lloyals claimed it as his.  In 1700 we find the Royals abroad  again, actively engaged at Warburg, in which action they took 21  officers and 200 men of the Swiss  regiment of Plauta prisoners.  The Peninsula 'was a grand field  .of-'Operation for the British Dragoons, and here Ave find our gallant  1st Royals conspicuous for their  bravery, and for the. number of  prisoners they took. Charging  threatening masses of French at  Fuentes d'Onoro, two squadrons of  1st Royals released a party of our  Foot Guards, avIio had be_en taken  prisoners, and also captured their  captori.  South Africa offers splendid  opportunities for our bold Diagoons,  and avo are confidently awaiting  the succo-.sos of those of the strong  arm and firm seat avIiosp efforts are  directed agaiust those that seek to  undermine the vast empire their  foi bears helped to build up.   -  McCOY   QUITS   THE   EINQ.  band so long as he remained in  what they termed a disreputable  business. .        '      '  But McCoy turned a deaf ear to  all entreaties and Avent on carving  out fame aud dollars with his strong  arms and fists. The roasting he received in connection Avith the  Choynski go rather soured the Kid,  and when he recently had an offer  to take part of a brokerage business  he said he would give the matter  serious consideration.  Mrs. McCoy recently Avon a suit  involving many thousand dollais.  Her victory brought her quite a  fortune. This she ..offered to turn  over in its entirety to her husband  on condition that he quit the ring  forever. Then came an offer from  the Avife's folks, who said they were  Avilling to extend a helping hand  and do everything in their power  for McCoy provided he' would agree  to quit.  McCoy weakened. He consulted  his broker friend again, and the upshot was that McCoy is to go into  the firm as a silent partner. It is  said that McCoy has $100,000 cash  at his command and can raise as  much more !if necessary.  In McCoy the ring loses one of its  cleverest fighters. McCoy Avas intensely ambitious and hoped some  day to be the champion heavyweight. His build Avas against him  him and he did'not'have, the physical makeup to beat men of the  Jeffries and Sharkey type. He  probably realized that lie., would  never get to the top, and so.listened  to tho earnest appeals of his wife  and friends and has turned to legitimate businesss for a livelihood.  m  CHAIRS (?)  Well, rather. We received an entire car,  (1300) of chairs last Tuesday, containing  fancy diners (in suits or otherwise), fancy  rockers in cobbler seat or wood, cheaper  dining chairs finished in golden oak and  cheaper ones still suitable for either dining  room or kitchen. There are a few office tilt-  ers in the lot. So you can'tstick us on-  chairs, either in design, quantity or price.  D. McArthur & Go.  *  THE   OFFICE   GIRL.  W. P. DICKSON  H. H. H. APPLHWHAITH  J. McPHMH  Raised in 10(51 for service in Tan-  giors under the eail of Peterboro',  the legiment was, engaged in many  actions and skirmishes, the records  of which are almost unknown to  moqt. In 1(501, captain William,  with a body of horse, fell upon a  vastly superior force of the enemy,  and captured a, splendid standaid,  In 10S4, the Tangier,. Horse, with  the remnants of several other regimen.;, of Dragoons, Avas formed into  the Royal Regiment of Dragoons,  and the colonelcy given to John  Churchill, who afterwards,-as duke  of Marlborough, led them to  many a \ ictory. Tlieir uniform at the time avos scarlet lined with blue, the  tioopcrt.' bats adorned AA'ith silver  iaco and blue ribbons, the crown of  .he hat piovidcd Avith a metal  guard inside. High-jaek-boot-. completed their costume. The hoisc-  furniture consisted, among other  items of a scarlet saddle-cloth with  Kid McCoy has retired from the  prize-ling, Norman Selby, broker,  ni'ikrs hi-? appeal anr-c in Wall  street. Ab the ugly caterpillar  changes into a beautiful butteiiiy,  i-o doe-j McCoy, of the despised proles .ion of pugilism, ho[) into the respectability of the money centre as  Norman Selby. Lfris rather a startling metamorphosis for a'pugilist to  undergo, bu t i fc is nevertheless a fact.  McCoy, listening to the pleadings of a fond wifo and the entreaties of her family, has consent-  oil to renounce coik-screw lefts and  knockout punches forever. He has  leeeived an excellent offer from a  fiieud iu Wall street, and has decided  to become a  partner in tho  brokerage firm.   McCoy'.- rise was meteoric. He  started as boxing companion to  Tommy Ryan. Ho constantly studied fighting, as a doctor does his  anatomical specimens. He soon  realized that, Avhile strong arms and  good hard fists Avere important factors, tho science of footwork aud  ring generalship Avon the battles.  JIo perfected himself in these  brandies of listiana, and when he  fought his first important battle���  that Avith Tommy Ryan at Maspeth  ���he shone as a star beside a planet,  lie Avent around Ryan like a cooper  atomic! a barrel. He set in his  a ieiotis little left stabs again and  again, Avearing Ryan doAvn sloAvly  but surely. He knocked Ryan out  and came out of the battle himself  Avithout a mark on his pale face. <  Since then McCoy lias fought  many battles, meeting aa ith but  few defeats, and those only Avith  men avIio outclassed him in weight  and strength. He whipped Mahcr  ou New Year's day, and Choyn.sk i a  feAV days later. These were his last  battles. They netted him quite a  handsome sum and, added to his  other Avinnings made the fighter  quite Avealthy.  McCoy's Avife AA'as constantly importuning her husband to leave the  ring. McCoy said he Avould as soon  as lie had money enough to retire  and engage in some other business.  Mrs. McCoy intensely disliked the  notoriety which the prize-ring gave  lo her and her pugilist husband.  Mrs, McCoy's folks also tried to  got the Kid to leave the ring, making their appeals through the Avife.  Thoy refused to become fiiendly  with the young wife and her hus- j  London. News.  A young man called at the news  office yesterday to characterize  London as a "dead town." "I have  hunted all over the city," he said,  "for a job as bookkeeper and stenographer, and I can't get it. Occasionally, I strike a place" where they  want a bookkeeper or stenographer,  but they tell me they see no reason  why they should pay me six or seven  dollars a'.week'.when they can get  girls to do it for half that figure."  We fancy our friend is a trifle hasty  in characterizing London as .'a .dead  toAvn, for the reason specified. The  difficulty that he is encountering in  London is one that faces many  another bight young felloAV in every,  city and town iii Canada. * After  educating himself for a job of the  Palace WJeat (VJar^et  Kooterjay Electric Supply & Construction Co.  ELECTRIC SUPPLIES  Complete Blectrlo Equipments for Hlleotrlc Power Transmission ana Lighting for  Mines. Towns Blectrlo FIxtureB, Lamps, Bells, Telephones, Annunciator-., Bto.  P. O. Box GOO. Josephine Street.- NelBon, B.O.  This will be the pl.iec lo -jil.ieo jour orders for  choice fresh und salt moats,   ft will  Open on Thursday  A fe.ilmc will be m.ide of llie poultry and  til-mo trade. They wi'l iilw.-.s be on h-iml (lining l heir season.  J. L.  PORTER, Prop.  109 Josephine St., between Rubor anil Vernon.  _  A Big" Schooner  OF BEER OR  HALF-AND-HALF  ALWAYS  KKESH  10c  ALWAYS  COOL,  kind specified, he finds that someone's sister or daughter is occupying the job he is after, at half the  salary at which he could afford to  work.    She probably is too dainty  to  soil her  fingers at housework,  and if she   is -inclined, to' do \!the  square thing spends half of what  she    earns   hiring   help    for   her  mother.    The other half she spends  in adorning  her already beautiful  person.    If she thinks her mother  doesn't need  any help about  the  house���and   the chances   are she  doesn't   strain her. conscience  to  think   anything else���sho   spends  her  whole income on  adornment,  and wonders in the evenings why  Willie or Charlie, as the case may  be, doesn't call to take her to the  skating  rink  or the theatre.    The  reason  probably is that  Willie or  Charlie hasen't the price, beeanse  she holds the job" which otherwise  would enable Willie or Charlie to  earn  their living like jnen.  l Still  that doesn't worry her much,  for  she has tho price to pay her own  way and so she joins a little party  of three or four more like her and  they go to tho theatre or rink together.    She does this through her  blooming youth, which she retains  as long as possible, and by and bye  Ward  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  The best glass of beer to be had In Nelson is at  THE CLUB HOTEL  Corner Silica and  Stanley Streets.  E_ J. DURBAN, Prop.  Here's Bargains  W[EN'S SUITS  Wc luvo aboul 2. Suits of good scniocablc  t.seeds, odd.-, ami c'lR's of our JIUiuhI SUmuU., nil  M/esme in Hip lot.   Take jour choice for 97.0(1.  Boy., suits, warm and ti ice, extra good for little jnico,  __ ndes ttem'iiL xput i,U low prices.  Bailfi-llH hi moil', ftiiil boy'H tujii, seeks mid  tie-,.  Quality good -prices low.  Baker Slice.,  Opposite Queen'a Hotel,  8R0WN & 00.  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  (Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition  A. R. SHERWOOD  when papa and mamma are called  hence, she wakes up to a realization  of the fact that her youthful  charms have fled and her chances  of becoming queen of a happy home  with them, while the wages which  were quite sufficient to buy her  feathers aiid ribbons and rink  tickets do not go very far when she  has to feed and clothe herself as  well. Then, when its' too late, she  realizes her mistake; but in the  meantime Willie or Charlie, has vanished���gone west or east, or north  or south, probably looking for any  old kind of work, wliich, under a  rational system he would find  nearer home.  To return to our young friend :  The. best advice the editor could  give him A\a<. to quit looking for  work and start looking for a girl  who wa<- earning enough for t. _ o.  There are some of them.  FAMOUS   RECHMENTS.  Among the most recent arrivals  in South Africa is the 1st Battalion  Oxfordshire Light Infantry, once  the 13rd Monmouthshire Light infantry of glorious memory. Though  it boasts neither a "royal" title nor  the lacings worn by regiments so  designated, the 'l.'.rd has won distinction enough to be able to dispense with an honor that does not  al\vay_< mean a great /leal, for it i.s  one of the three regiments which  formed the famous "Light Division'*  with Wellington iu the Peninsular  war, its present 2nd Battalion (the  old 52nd Oxfordshire Light Infantry) having also been one of the  three, the other being what was  then the 95th Regiment, now the  '���Rifle Brigade."  Its first war-service was in Canada, and it was with Wolfe at  Quebec. But, after much more  fighting in America, the West Indies, and at Copenhagen, also with  Sir John Moore at Corunna, the  43rd covered itself with glory in the  Peninsula, fighting iu almost every  action. Indeed, the Oxfords, besides "Corunna," "Peninsula," and  "Waterloo," bear no loss than eleven  of Wellington's victories on their  colors, and it must be remembered  that these should really count twice  over, as both battalions. fought in  the battles. Since then," in South  Africa, the mutiny, ''Avhen the  regiment marched 1,300 miles  in the "hot weather," aud  New Zealand, the 43rd has always distinguished itself, and it  will undoubtedly do its best to  maintain its grand,traditions.  Some year or so ago there arose  ah agitation both in Canada and  in this country anent the repatriation of the Royal Canadians, the  one-time 100 Foot. The events of  the past feAV months, however, have  given the gallant Canadians another  and a very different'opportunity of  showing their attachment to the  mother country, which they have  gladly availed.themselves of.  The government, in pursuance of  the scheme, when the 2nd battalion  were leaving Canada for Barbados,  ordered the 1st battalion to Canada.  Now, the old 100th is coming home,  and will in all .-probability���.������.from  part of the 8th division. The 100th  was formed in Canada in 1858, and  has seen no war-service, its "honor"  of "Niagara" being acquired from a  former "100th." Its other "honor!'  of "Central India" was won by its  2nd battalion, the "109th Bombay  Infantry'' an old "John Company"  regiment. Surely one of the  strangest transformations of the  territorial system was that which  coupled a Canadian regiment with  another of Indian origin, under the  title of "The Prince of Wales' Lein-  ster Regiment (Royal Canadians)."  Made Volunteers Foresters.  Acting upon orders from Dr.  Orondyatekha, city clerk Denmau  of Kingston, D.H.C.R. of the I.O.F., v  made, at sight, foresters of twenty-  seven inembers of "C" Field Battery. These men belonged to St.  Catherines, Orillia, Niagara Falls  and Kingston: twelve belong to the  first named place, two, Orillia,  three, Niagara Falls, and ten, Kingston. People of these places are  placing insurance on the lives of  these men, hence the orders to make  them Foresters without the formality of initiation.  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON  B.C.  GROCERIES.  A MACDONALD & CO.���Corner Vernon and  ���"������ Josephino streets, wholesalo grocers and  jobbers in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  mnckina.V-. and miners'sundries.   KOOTENAY SUPPLY   COMPANY,   LIMI-  TJCD���Vornon   btrect, Nelson,   wholesale  grocers.   fOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front street, Ncl-  tJ    son, wholesale grocers.   COAL.  0ROW'S NEST PASS COAL COMPANY.���  Wholesalo dealers in coal and coke. Charles  St Barbe. Agent, l-akor street. Nelson.   HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  HBYKRS & CO.���Comer Bakerand Josophine  ��� streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in haid-  ware and mining supplies. Agents/or Giant  Powdor Co.  AMERICAN  AND  EUROPEAN  PLANS  MEALS  25  CENTS  ROOMS LIGHTKD BY ELECTRICITY  AND IIKATFD BY STEAM  2J CKNTS TO 91  LAWRENCE  Baker St.,  HARDWARE   (COMPANY���  Nelson,  wholesale   dealers in  hardware and mining supplies, and water and  plumbers'supplies.    TTANCOUVER   HARDWARE    COMPANY,  v    LIMITED-Raker street. Nelson, w holosalo  dealers in hard warn and mining supplies,1 plum-  bers and tinsmiths' supplies.   jERATED and mineral waters.  THORPE & CO., LIMITED.-Corner Vernon'  * and Cedar streets. Nelson, manufacturers  of and wholesaledealers in terated waters and  fruit syrups. Sole agentsfor Halcyon Spring.!  mineral water. ,   _  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  WF. TEKTZEL & CO.���Corner Raker "and  ��� Jobeplune streets, Nelson, .. holcsale dealers- in as<ayersr supplies. ^Agents ^for Denver  Kire Clay Co. ot Denver. Colorado.   LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  TURNER, IiKKTON & CO.-Corner Vernon  and Josephine street?.. Nelson, wholesale  dealers in liquors, cig.irs and dry goods. Agontu  for Pab_t lire-Ping Co. of Milwaukee and Calgary Brewing Co. of Calgary.    _     COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  HJ. EVANS &.  CO.���1-nkci  stiect.  ���   wholes-ilc    dealers   in   Iiquois,  REAL ESTATE;  INSURANCE AND  GENERAL AGENT  your order at prices nevor before heard of in Nel  son. AU tho latest fads in Fancy Vcs-lngs for  CUT PRICES IS THE  ORDER OF THE DAY  And I want to bo In it. I hare just received  Vail samples of Suiting, and Overcoatings, representing a &>G,000 stock to choose from m_.de to  B'  Fall and winter,  ladies' tailoring in all its branches a specialty.  Lowest piicos.   Rooms 1 and 11, Hillyer block.  STEVENS, The Tailor  CLEANING  AND  REPAIRING  YOUR OWN GOODS MADE UP  OLD CLOTHES MADE GOOD AS NEW  ARTHUR GEE  Opposite Clark.. Hotel.   MERCHANT TAILOR  Ar^TsARROW, A.M.LC.E  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Victoria and Kootenay Streets.  P. O. Box 55!). TELEPHONE NO, 95  Fruit and Ornamental Trees  Rhododendrons, Roses, Fancy Evcrgi pern.,  Magnolas HuUh, now ciop Lawn Giiiss Seed for  1-icscnt, or spiinp planting. Lingest and most  complete block in Western Canada. Call and  miiko join hclrd-ons oi _end furcataloguo. Ad*  dress at muses j grounds and greenliousc.  M. J. HENRY.  300C Wo-linlm-ler Road, Vancouver, B. C.  First door west  ot Hank otlSiitl.sh  Columbia building.  Baker Street  Charles D_ J. Christie  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish   local and coast.  Flooring  local and roast.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  of ali kinds.  IV WIMI    -O..   WAN"!   IH Mil" IN SIUCK  ' WK   -VIM. MAUK  IT MIJ.   VOU  CALL AND GET PRICES.  321 to 331 Baker Street, Nelson.  QlJOTSliOTEL  BAKER STREET. NKLSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  Large comfortable bedrooms and   flrst-closs  dining room. Sample rooms for commorcis-i men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  Nel-On,  ...���._ ���...,    ....���,     ...   ..,,_.���,.,    cigai*,  cumenf, Hie -.nek and (lie claj, ���vi.ilei pipo and  slcel rails, and gencial commission meidiant..  FLOUR AND FEED.  BRACICMAV &-K.EU MILLING COMPANY  LTD,���Front street. Nel-on, wholesale de.-l-  ers in flour, oatmeal, etc., aud hay and tct.\\n.  Millfj at Edmonton, Victoria, and New West-  imnsler.   *~ CIGARS.  KOOTENAY CI OAR -MANUFACTURING  (.O.-Cornor R,ikei and Hull .tree!.-.. Nelson, mnniifacluicrd of "Kojnl Sell' and ���'Koote  na) Hello" biands ��f c-k,hh. , /  PAINTS   AND ��� OILS.     *    '  NELSON HAUDWAllE  COMPANY-Baker  Street���"Wliuleia'ij  dealeis in paints, oiK  and   Innshes  Ivootenay.  of all kind.;.    ].argcst btock  in  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  BURNS & " CO.���llaker  street,.   Nelson,  wholesale dealers in fie&hnndcuiediiiealB.  Cold storatrf1.  P.  P. O  GENERAL BROKER  Hot: 523,   Phones: Ollice 117, House I to  Can again issue thitso rte-iiiablc'^niallpox and  fetor policies, "ecuiing .on SI.') per week. A  shipment itist, recei .ed.   l'i icon inland ��1.  HEAL ESTATE FOR SAI.IS IN ALL PA HI'S  OF TIIK CITY.  CALLOE .JPECO-TST-K!  J. E, ANNABLE  REAL ESTATE  AND  INSURANCE.  A  Bai-fjain-ITous'e nml   Iv.o   lots, on  Jo_cpliineaiid Cai donate sticult), fin sail  Im. pi  51 WW.  NOTICE   OF   ANNUAL   MEETING.  The .iii'in.il iiicptnii; of Ihc Mib-in iIjci s of tiie  Nelson l_.ibi.ti> A-sik mttnii will lie fi< hi in the  si htiolrofiiii uf ..I h,i\ nuns KphcojmI ihiuUioii  W'cdinsd-ij, 21st i'Vbumi.v, al 8 p. in . for the  [impose uf reteiMriK lepoils of ollic jm.ukI eVct-  iii# new dnecloi^ fm-liic en.iiiii(_; j(,u. A full  attuml<-n! e of all mteicslal in the fihi.iry \_oik  is piuli.'til.iih ii'iitiesti'ii.  M1IS. A. I.. Mi .TLI.UCI-. Seciet.uj.  J. A. Sayward  HAir, AM.   _.._{._ 8TKKI.T9, N_--I_SJO.V  Contraetops and Bniers  !Y|rs. E. 0. Clarke, Prop.  T.ATt-; OK TIIK HO\,U, HOIM., CAMAUY  Waverly Hotel  This popular hold, which is now l-cinj,  eiil.UKcd and sena.iilcd. w ill be icopeiicd  on M.-ucli 1st, when it will ha\e 40 l.irKC  nttely fnrnisliLd und well lighted iooims,  heated vvith hot air, -.pow.U allention  mil he Kiicii Iu Ihe (Iiiuiik loom.  HATKri i.BASUNAIILK.  POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE.  C. A. PROSSER,  MANAGER  IV|adden House  linker and Ward  Sailed*, NelftOft  It  WILL DO WELL TO  AT  G_ 0. Buchanan's  A Iarga Btock of ilrst-clasn dry material on  hand, _-l_o a full line of safch, doors, mouldiugB,  turned work, etc.  Factory Work a Specialty  Yard t   Food of Hondryx street, Nolson  Tc._ep-.oi_... 9i dolin Rae, Agent  NOTICE.  Notice isheiebj l'ik ii th,tl I inlcinl loitppi; at  IIkj iilM mceliiif,' of the lloiud of Licrn>-i> .0111  im-sioncis fix the ( itj of Ncl-on. held after the  c\piriition of thirtj dins ftoni I hi' dale lieieof,  for a trarmfpi of the siluiin hi Liinc no.. held by  inc. ihiteil the l.thd.iv ot .laimiu-}', l!KK��,foi the  Ho-legft ".llomi, silii ite" in, tin vnxl h.ilfof lot!)  block 1, Nelson, i. ('., to W. O Jtobinson of Nel  hoik H. C.  Dated tin-. "Ill da> of 1*4 lnil.ir}, IW.  ���.Vitiie._:  II. V. Mac i loo.     It. K. SMITH.  Tho only hole! in NcIhoii Uiad hat; remained  under odd manaKomcnt hIiioo 1800,  Tho bcd-rooniH aro well furnhihod and lighted  by electricity.  Tho bar l_ alvrays stocked by the best donsos-  tfo and iinportod I.iquorH and olgart*.  THOMAS MAODEN. Proprietor.  B. C. HOTEL   eeib.  -_��. O.  First class in overy respect. Choicest winos,  liijuorstind ciKars. Every comfoitfor U-ansien6  and resident, guests.  HKADQUAKTKHS FOR UNION MEN.  JfiSKPII CAMPBELL, Propricwr.  R. REISTERER ~&C0.  imi:..kks an'u i-OTrr.vchS ok  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and regular  deli-eiy lo the trado  Brewery at Nelson  SAWMILL   FOB   SALE  Thos-i..!iiill and plant lately owned hj Joscpi-  T, ItobLil��,at HjkeuV Ijindnif,'. and consKtliiK  of a .10horse p.mei bmlei, eiiKme, 'Irifllth *>'  WciIkc top liu Kiwimll, eilKcr, planer. boltitiR.  etc , etc., wall bo Hold where they now aland.  Apply to  TAYLOH & HANNINGTON, Solicitor.  J.  il'JE  F.  HAMILTON J'OAVDKH COMPANY���B,ikcr  street Nelxon, liiaiuifactuiei _ of djiianntc,  hportui},', stumping and black bias-ling powders,  wiioIt'Milo deivleii) in caps andfUbo, and electric  blawting apparatus.   PBOVISIONS, PRODUCE AND FRUITS.  PARSONS PKOLTUCE OOM PA NV-Vcinon   street. Nelson. who!ei.ile dealer? in provisions, produce, and fruits. Atjon'u. for S a ift &;  Co. bacon and hamfl.  -_J___  Y. GHIFFIN  &  CO.���Corner Votnon and  Joieuhinoi_t--_!C-��, Nelson, wholei-.ile dealem  In provisionw. cured meath. bnttci and eggf.  IX. STKWA HT & CO.-\Varclioiihc.i on C. P.  It. track, foot of Stanley hi reel. Nel-on,  wholesale doalcrri in provision*., produce laud  fruits, Cold storage. Agent. Armour & Co.'n  bacon, hams, lard and other proil nets.   MANITOBA PRODUCE AND COMailSSIO.V  CO.,Lld. ��� Nelson   branch,   Hull   blicet.  Whole-ialo dealers in but tor. eggH and clice.se.  SASH AND DOORS.  NELSON RAW AXJ. PLANING MILLS  MMITEI-'-c.oruor Front and Hall stictt-i,  Nolson, tiianufiii-tiircrHof and wholcstilu dcilers  in __ish and doom, allklndd of factory work iiiadu  to ortier.       ���   WINES AND CIGARSr  CALIKOHNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMI-  TE1�����Cornor Front and Hall streets, Nelson, wholesalo dealers In wines (case and bulk)  and dmiipstln nndliiiiw-rlpd ���'Itrar'J.  ABCHITECTS.  EWAHT & CAHB,IE-Arohttoct-/llooms  7  and H Abordoon hlrek. BakO'ntrf'Ph. Nolson.  LODGE  MEETINGS.  Nelson I/odE  KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS- Nelson I/odgo, No,  25, Knights of Pythias, meets in I. O. O. V.  Hall, cornor Baker and Kootenay -.treeu.. every  Tuesdtt} ovoniiig at S o'clock. Visiting Knighta  cordially invitou to attend.  K. O. JOY. IC. cf It. & S. ���    LEOXAHU SCOTT. C. C,  NELSON LODGE. NO. 2?, A. uCfc A.M.  Meets second Wcdnesda\ in each month.  Sojourning brethren invited,  NKLSON il 6. L��� No .CM, meets in I. 0. O. V.  Hall, corner Baker and Kootciii}  .ttecis,  1st and 3rd  Kndaj   of puoh nionth.   Yis.uuj(  brntborn cordially invited.  It. HOI.I.NSO.V, W.M.  \\" Crt xav i <tnn_U��r ���sVr.  ���VTEI.SON M1XIK, Number 22, fraternal Order  J-" of Eagles, meots e\ery second and fourth  Wednesday inoach month iu Krateruily Hall.  YisiUng brolhreu welcome.  W. <-0>>-.m I, Prcbidoiit,  Ciiaki.i_h Pico^Kit, Secret.uy  ELSO.V MINERS' UNION NO. !��, W. V. ot  M.���Meets in imnei>' union touiti-., m.ith-  oast coi iter Victoria .nil Kootcini} stieCLs, evi'iy  Sal ui day eAetuiig at S o'clock. Visiting members welcome.  J v MK8 XVi i.u i.s. Soc'y. __ f��Ai. A. Mrl-.w. Prey.  lion  mg _���!   euch  ���week, ul 7 uVlock, in I hi Mittci-. Union hall corner Victoria and Kootcnaj slrei'ts.  K. HOBI.VSON  President.  JA1AEA COLLlNy. Secretary.  N1  rpifli rc^ulai mcc-tjugs (if thy Carpenter*.* Uuii  ���*���    ntQ UvUl on   WcrliKslity evening t?f  ou  -. ��� -" -;"<��� ��� ���:'��� ^":"- ��'--- WS-fr-.:.'.   :*������?����� '������*:��� 'ft ���" ��� '���-';'^K-?; V:'.!i'��� ?A-'^>P:V���<&: :^:^^ THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B. 0., THURSDAY FEBRUARY lo, 1900  1.1.-  ���������_(.  *  ������   1  JUST RECEIVED  A DIRECT IMPORTATION OF  Brushes  BATH   TOOTH    NAIL    HAIR  Baker Street, Nelson  W. F. Teetzel & Co.  Fall and Winter  Boots and Shoes  latest styles  ancl direct from the manufacturers  Dont fail to see our stock suitable for this winter;  Maltese Gross Rubbers and Overshoes  Buy Maltese and get the best  J. A. GILKER  213-218 BAKEFTSTREET  NELSON  m  V>j_> Kg? --M' ������asy s>ai' 'Bb /  After  StocKtaking  before going East to  buy goods for the coming ycai', I wish to announce that all , goods  purchased from nie this  month I will give a reduction of 10 per cent  with engraving done  free of charge.  In Watches, Jewelry,  Silverware, Sterling Silver, Decorated Lamps,  Sewing -Machines, and  Pianos. All goods of  guaranteed quality.  Our manufacturing  depaitment is at your  disposal. We are ready  to make anything you  desire in gold chains,  lockets and rings.  Our AVatch Depart-  luen t has expert watchmakers. Our Optician  Department is controlled 7by fin expert optician... I will be  glad to receive  orders.  ._s  ���_$  "SilverPlate that Wears.'*  When  you  Bay Spoons  _&  m  very  your  knives, forks, etc., buy reliable brands,  even if they do cost a little more. They  are worth the difference. The prefix  "1847" ou any spoon or fork insures the  genuine Rogers quality, famous for wear.  full lra__-n__ir__:.  1847 Rogers Bros.  JACOB  DOVER,  JEWElift,  NELS0J4  m  Owing to the War  Anii tfood limes Kenei.illyilo.vn Kast, nil Roods li.ivo advanced from 10 io  _Q per cent, ami liavint? made our sjning iimclni'ses  Before the Advance  ft  Oui' prices Will be as low us ever, iinil  uc advise our cns'omcis lo buy  now   ..Inlc our htm Is: is comiilcte.   Price, aie sure to lie lriglicr Liter on.  The bulk of our gpiii.K KootU- sue lieio now, .mil yye oflei special b.iig.-ius^  In all lines. !  Iho..- GootH from 15c uji.  lll.u k ..repoiis til $1.2.3, $l.fi0 and $2.  New de .i_-jt._ in Priii.H ut So, lOc, I'Jic and I'm.   All fust color1!.  Wiappcrall tt ftooiU nt 10�� 121c .ind i_c,  J��iei)s t-kiiti jn bli-okrluhlie, hei���'0s und Olcpoiis, fiom ��'! lo ��1".  A f��w Ladies'Silk Shut, W.iisl', lo clear, al $.1.30.   Tl_c-e \.eio U'gular  ?j {{"wlrt.  Flannel Slilit WgislK at S1.7.., regular ��'1 goods.  Our Overshoe Sale  Is1 still on, ami .is (lie season is, late .\ onic oil.si ing tbein al slaii-clitei'inii'es.  Ilut-ft-i a few puces- Lt-Clirs' AUsKms, at iCut , l.ulius'bullon ovcislioc..,  ill $!."i0; iiion'f buckle overshoes, at. $1..-Q; lumbermen's lubbers, ttL ��15(1,  ��I.7..aiul l-'lKl.  m  I.I.UOT Hi.oric  llAKKKt-'lllKIlT  A. FERLAND & CO.  Burns & Co.  IISAD   OFFICK  AT  KELSON, B. 0.  olesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Markets at   Nelson,   Rimkind,   Trail,   Kaslo, Ymir,   Sandon,   Silverton, New  Denver, 3Xu vol.stoke, Ferguson, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid-  woy, and Vancouver.  Mai! Orders Promptly Forwarded  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson ��#   (J#   TRAVES,   Maiiagef  ORDERS BY MAIL RKCKIVK CAREFUL AND PROMPT ATTENTION.  ttention  To the New Grocery  I'icsh l>tilni io CiiMmury Dominion ('ie.imriTiunl Cooking Hut-  (<m\ Kiesh Kkks. IIoiuc Af.ule  _MtiK_ejzK-.it. A -niiioly of (,'un  ned Goods ("id evorj IhiiiK usu-  allj 1.0|>li in ligioeeij store. Wo  wail-join Inula Uoods delivered iHoriii-Uy,  Josephino and Silica Slrerts,  uppobito Melhoiljbt Church  PATroN & ENMANI  CITY LOCAL NEWS  Among tho Nelsonites who arc  shortly to receive tho medal struck  in commemoration of tho lied  Jlivor Expedition and tho Fenian  trouble., of '00 is lieutenant-colonel  Jarvis, father of ehief of police Jarvis, and keeper Jarvis of the jail.  Colonel Jarvis was in command of  brigades at Sarnia and at Windsor,  his experience in the regular service being of inestimable value to  the militia authorities during thc  exciting period when a Fenian invasion was feared.  The ladies' hockey team is practising diligently for the tournament at the Rossland carnival, and  are confident of carrying off the  honors. The players"will be: Goal,  Miss Harvey; point, Miss Stella  Tamblyn; cover point, Miss Lillie-  white; forwards, Misses Tamblyn,  MeDonnid, Hudson and Johnston.  Tlio officers of the club are: J.  Lawrence, president; A. A. Perrier,  vice-president; C, E. Beasley, manager; Miss Tamblyn, captain; Miss  Hudson, secretary-treasurer. The  team leaves on  Saturday morning.  A number of deserving cases have  come under the attention of the  Charitable Societies organization,  recently, the extreme cold weather  of the past few days having developed several instances where relief  should bo extended. Tho organization is hampered," unfortunately,  through lack of funds, and it is  hoped that this v. ill be overcome  shortly.  Joe Sullivan and Tom Gannon,  tho convicted burglars, will be  taken to the penitentiary this week  by the chief of provincial police.  The men are not cast down over  their sentence, which, it is stated,  can bo substantially shortened bv  good behavior. Sullivan aiid Gannon had only been released *i few  days after the completion of six  mouths' terms when they entered  Dr. LaBau's residence.  W. IL Bullock-Webster, chief of  provincial constables, is expeeted  to ariive in Nelson tonight after  his vacation in England. Since the,  departure of constable Kelly, who  was in charge of the office during  "Mr. "Webster's absence, government  agent Goepel has attended to matters arising in connection with the  ollice.  The health authorities receive  word daily from Beaver creek  where twelve men are quarantined  in a section house, one of the number having developed smallpox in a  mild form. No more cases have occurred and the quarantined men  protest vigorously against the regulations. They are anxious to  know who is going to reimburse  them for tho time they are losing,  and tin eaten suit against the province. Meanwhile the quarantine  i.s observed more strictly than ever.  The strong breeze wliich prevailed here yesterday was not a circumstance to the gale which blew  on fche lake. Towing was a decidedly difficult proposition, and wheu  the Moyie brought in her barges  yesterday she could not laud them  for several hours.  A ton and a half of ore from the  Venn*, mine on Morning mountain  whs- brought down today iu 100-  pound Kicks. Thusc will be shipped  to various sampling ' works iu  Southern California, where extensive tests will be made to determine  the most profitable process of hand  ling the  ore.     The  system  which  produces   most    favorable   results  will be adopted and a mill  erected  on the company's property.  The handsome pulpit which Free  man & Curtis, Victoria street, are  building for St. Saviour's church is  progressing rapidly toward completion. Mr. Freeman is now carving the eight panels which are to  be placed just beneath the railing.  They figure on having the pulpit  erected in the church for Easter  Sunday.  The construction of J. IT. Stewart's storehouse at tho C. I'. 11.  depot will be delayed for a few  days until the weather moderates.  The Nelson Saw & Pinning Mills  Company, who have the contract  for the building, were compelled to  take tlieir men off yesterday owing  to the excessive cold.  The board of health regulation  regarding vaccination of school  children goes into effect today.  City clerk Strachan, who is secretary of the board, has notified the  principals of-the public and private  schools-that-the, regulation must lie  enforced strictly. During the past  few days a very' large number of  children have been vaccinated, but  it is probable that a few will be  fquijd today who have not complied  with the regulation.  The attendance of scholars at tho  Hume addition school has risen to  35, an increase of 10 since the first  roster was published in Thi. Triij-  itnb. Principal Clayton has the  school program running smoothly,  and the indications are that the  classes are about as large a�� they  are likely to become this term.  The C. P. R. circular officially announcing the changes in the district superintendeney, etc., was received here today. The contents  are practically identical with the  announcement made some time ago.  The members of Nelsou lodge No.  25, K. of P., will attend for divine  service in St. Paul's church on Sunday afternoon. Members of the  lodge, and any visiting members of  the order are requested to meet at  the lodge room at 3 o'clock.  The management of tho skating  rink will have a band in attendance  this evening. The ice is in good  shape.  F. J. Bradley & Co. have completed their painting .contract of  the Hall block, on Baker street, and  the building is now ready for occupancy. ���   r  James Turner pleaded guilty  j'cstcrday afternoon to the charge  of having burglarized Ebbs' sjhoe  _>tot'e,'Rud was sentenced to three  years and a half' imprisonment by  justice Martin. The prisoner threw  himself on the mercy of the -court,  aud _>a id that he alone was guilty  and that Rogers and Bowes had  -nothing to do with the robbery,  though he had asked them to  peddle the stolen shoes.  The ease of Thurston vs Tatter-  sall was begun at a late hour yesterday afternoon and will be continued at 10:30 this morning. The  plaintiff is suing for 10 .per cent  commission on the sale of the Chapleau mine near Slocan City. Charles  Wilson, Q. C, and F. Elliott appear  for the plaintiff and Macdonald &  Johnson for the defendant. The  next case on the peremptory list is  Bigelow vs LaBau, an action ari.-*-  -ing out -of the administration- of  the Willis estate.  William C.Lacy, an employee of  D. MeArthur & Company, was in-  jiued yesterday afternoon while at  work. He was carrying furniture  from a dray to the warehouse and  in doing so fell, breaking a rib.  Lacy lives on Victoria street.  The contract for curbing Baker  street lias been prepared by tho  city engineer and feigned by the  successful contractor.-., William  Shackleton aud John Laidlaw. Mr.  Sln'ickleton's tender  for  the work  Stoves   Stoves  We have the finest line of COAI HEATERS ever displayed in the district. We are sole agents for the famous COLE'S HOT BLAST HEATER  Our claims for this heater is that it is adapted to any kind of coal.  CROW'S NEST, LETHBRIDGE, or ANTHRACITE, burning all kinds  equally well. Not requiring the attention of an ordinary coal heater.  Economical, durable and simple in construction. See our Steel Ranges  for hard and soft coal or wood.  H. BYERS & CO.  NELSON  KASLO  SANDON  Time  was accepted and he has associated  Mr. Laidlaw with him. The specifications call for the completion of  the curbing by May 1, or such other  date as the city engineer may specify in order to correspond with the  macadamizing of Baker street. The  contractors will start taking out  rock immediately.  o  The Burns building has been  turned over to the company by the  Nelson Saw & Planing Mills who  had the contract. A force of men  are now engaged in putting on the  finishing toucher, and preparing the  unoccupied portions for the tenants.  The Burns officials will probably ue  in their new quarters in the east  half of the second story next week.  The Bank of Montreal's new  building is now in the hands of the  plasterers. When they have finished their woik, a start will be  made on the mosaic tile floor which  i* to be one of the features nf the  building. It will be upwards of a  month before the premises are taken  off the contractor.-' hands, but already an excellent idea of the  appearance of the building -when  completed can be gained.  E. B. Bradon of Helena, Montana,  was in the city yesterday. He was  interested in the Pilot Bay smelter  when that institution was in operation, and is now representative in  this distiict for the American  Smelting and Refining Company.  Mr. Bradon is not shipping any ore  from this'district as a result of his  present trip, but expects to handle  considerable silver-lead in the near  future.  The effort to clear the outlet of  the sewer has been quite successful.  A quantity of debris was forced out  out and the work would have been  completed yesterday had it not been  for the extremely cold weather.  When the temperature rises a line  of hose will be placed in the nearest  manhole and the full pressure let  loose for several hours until it is  absolutely certain that the pipe is  clear.  At 11:30 last night the temperature registered .7 degrees below,  zero.  City clerk Strachan has commenced the task of preparing the  assessment. During hiV house to  house inspection he will secure the  number of children in each household of school age, and the nationality of each resident, both of which  queries are an innovation.  ' The steamer Moyie was replaced  on her regular passenger run last  night after being used for towing  purposes for several weeks. The  Nelson will take the barges in  future, and tho Moyie made the  trip to the Landing with passengers  last higirti  A shipment of goods arrived for  the Hudson's Bay Company yesterday comprising a portion of the  dry goods stock and the fittings  for the dry goods department,  which are now being placed in position. This department will" be  located on the oast side of the west  half of the new .stores.  WE HAVE STOVES  But  while   we  are  waiting  for the cold weather we  would  draw  your attention to our line of  0    NICKLED COPPER WARE  Including Tea an" Codec Pols, (.several designs) Enamelled Handle Dipper-., Pudding Dishes, Tea  Ivetlles, ele., and llie only place you ean gel, I hem i.i al.  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY 1  l._-_a;^-g-^-'g^-g'-g'-lg->v/ .s.-^.-a.--."-----*'-^--^--"---^----.--^'^^ ���  Uf  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  ili  Hi  Hi  \tt  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  \fc  Hi  Hi  tti  atrick & Wilson  WHOr.KSAl.I- AND  l-UTAII, 1.1..W.EHS I.V  Groceries  Provisions  GO  ___=>  fc-1  1  1  Crockery  Glassware  Hams  Sacra  Dinner Sets  Coffee  Butter  __w  ���"������3  DO  Tea Sets  Chamber Sets  Dried Fruit  Teas, Spices  ���*_!  _____>  1=3  1=0  Office Sets  Bar Fixtures  Pickles, Sauces  Japanese Ware  Vinegar  fc-<  __?���__  Fancy China  Goods dclncrcd fice. Jliil  oideis e.uefully .ittended lo.  Nolhing  but   Ihe   best.   No  che.ip goods.  Wholesale und iel.ul merchants No. I_ll Ilakei Sliecl,  telephone 10. P. (). bos. K. ic  W.   Tij a I rial older.  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  ^y_s --a --s --S ���-�� --a --a ���a ��� _s '-a ���-_& --a,  ������'���__'.__'.--'g'^.<*.>-'-^._?'._��,-/a  Hi  Hi  W  Hi  Hi  \b  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  H,  Hi  it  \*  Hi  Hi  iti  Hi  Hi  an  Hi  Hi  iti  ��/  l'HONK 8.  We Want Your Trade  liOX 57.  AMD   IF   PRICES   ARE   ANY   INDUCEMENT   WE   SHOULD   HAVE   IT.  'ihefaet Hint i.e sell inoic goods, and Ihc lies! fowls al lover prircs. all n.amid  than any other  stme in oui Inns is becoming wide spiead; Judging by the letlei  oideis _li.il, wc iccci\o fiom nil __  parts, of the coiuiliy.   We under-buy aili* competitor--, eoi-scqiienlh nit' ul\..i\s In a position to give  better \ allies'   Theiefoieit is no s-urpiise that e.eijbodj inaked our store ilitir Keadquaileis,  Tfie Western Mercantile Co., Limited  Successors %to IU. DcsHits-iy & Co., Staple nnd K.incy Oioccr* 'HAKI-K STI_KI_T, iVKf_S0NT  When You Want the  BEST CANNED GOODS ON THE MARKET  TELEPHONE 161.  BouIters Tomatoes and Marrowfat  Peas, Standard Brand Sweet Corn  We clc-ired ��� our stock of Blankets and Comforters, and to do  so we will make a snecial drive upon them. Here are a few  samples:  Comforters from $1 to $5  White Woolen Blankets from $3.50 to $5.50 pep pair  Cotton Blankets $1.25 per pair  There has. been  during the past  a rapid advance in the price of woolen goods  few weeks, and those who take advantage of  this offer will save fully 50 per cent upon present market  values. This is a genuine bargain. We must clear tho goods  out to make room for our spring stock of prints and ginghams.  Call and satisfy yourself.  Ifcuston Block, Bakey Stieet.  An Italian named Domenico  Naro got into a scrap yesterday  with G. Romano in the Kootenay  hotel. He diew a knife, but  was stopped before ho had cut  anything except Romano's coat.  Naro was taken to the city jail and  will be brought up this morning  before polico magistrate Crease.  Mr. and Mrs. W..T. Murphy desire  to express their gratitude to the  many friends foi\,their expressions  of sympathy during their bereav-  ment in the death of their son W.  IX Murphy.  On the tith instant at the  residence of the bride's parents  Rev, C. W. Rose united in marriage  Mr. Alfred P. Uebden, third sou of  the late Frank Ilebdeu, Esq. of  Yorkshire, England, and Blrs. Uebden of llaker street, Nelson to Miss  Henrietta Emma Batchelor, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.  Batchelor of Nelson. The bride  was given away by her father and  attended by her sister Aliss Jennie  Batchelor. The groom was supported by Mr. W. C, Batchelor, brother  of the bride. After the ceremony  a sumptuous supper was partaken  of. Tho piesents.which weie many,  were useful and handsome. I  i\ o.uox 17(1.  iiousro.v m.ot'rc.  Ulne Itilibon Tea _Ah-.-_.-, on Hand,  -i'icsh Kgtr* l-_.-ch'ed Daily  John i\. Srviqg & Co.  /\SK YOUR GROCER FOR T!{E CELEBRATED  &  Oats  The Best that Money Can Buy.   Take no Other  Mainifaoliirod by llio Braekiimij-ICcr Milling Co.. Ltd. ' >  Victoria, Vancouver, WeslmiiiHtor, Kdniaii-on.Nelson,  TENTS AND AWNINGS  Now isthe time to order your tents and awnings  for the spring. Any size tent or .awning made.  The only factory between Winnipeg and the Coast.  224-226 Baker Street, ^elsoi).  TO YOUR LOT LINE  WE DO IT     SEE US  GAS FITTING OUB SPECIALTY  PLUMBING OF ALL KINDS  Opera House ISlock, Nelson  STRAOHAN BROS.  Fred J. Squire, Merchant Tailor  FULL LINES OF WINTER AND SPRING SUITINGS  W-CST BAKER STEKET' NELSON CPPOSITB SILVER KING HGTEf*  gSU;

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