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Array DAILY  EDITION   BY  MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION  BY MAIL  TWO  DOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH  YEAR  NELSON:  TUESDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 20, 1900.  PRICE FIVE CENTS.  KOOTENAY  RECEIVES T  Moro Members.  Vktokia, February 10.- [Special  to tlio Tribune.]--Tho redistribution bill was laid on the table this  afternoon. The changes ib proposes  are as follows:  West Kootenay is  to   have  six  members  in place of four, the  ridings   being    Revelstoke,   Lardcau,  Slocan,   Kaslo,   Nelson   and   Ross-  laud.      Boundary    district   is   ic-  moved   from   Kootonay  for   electoral   purpose^    and    attached     to  Yale, which '-will   have   four mem-  bet!-in place   oi'  thieo, the   tidings  being north, west, south  and  east  respectively.   The -whole of Lillooet  ..'.vill return one member- instead  of  one for east and west as at present.  Cariboo is divided into   north and  ��� south   riding?, each   returning  one,  i member, instead of tho  'whole  dis-  . trict  returning two.      Tho   above  are "the only changes on  the  mainland.    On  the  Island a member is  taken  -from   Esquimalt,  and    the  three constituencies  of North and  South Victoria and  Cowichan  are  rearranged as only two constituencies,   Samuel,   and   Cowich.in   i es-  pcctively.  ' Apart from the merits or otherwise of the new airangenicnt, it is  |.interesting to note that each uf the  two constituencies of Lillooet and  l_.-rniiiii.il-, depi ivod of a member,  is represented by a bolter, while  I'tlio tiuce Island constituencies, now  made into two, each returned an  opposition member.  ner's motion as a bluff he refused  to be bluffed. Semlin and Henderson  both contended that McKechuie  had not violated the spirit of  the law, a significant indication  tion that they are not prepared to  hold that he has obeyed the letter.  Turner's motion for adjournment  based ou this was voted down, for  of course Joe Martin as a party to  McKechnie's proceedings, would  not vote agaiust him, and Prentice,  since the house voted him out of  his scrape, could not round on another member. The house sat only  two hours today. Tomorrow the  governor's message transmitting  the Redistribution Bill comes up  the first thing. Irving has a notice  of motion to indemnify McKechnie  against any penalty he may have  incurred.  Turner brings; forward another  want of confidence on a motion  based on the cancellation of only  two of the four electoral lists authorized by last session's act to be  cancelled in the leccss.  WAR OFFICE WITHHOLDING  BRITISH   ATTITUDE   SEEN  By  Rfl.'l-'ALO,  dent John G.  an American.  February   19.-  ACTIVITY AGAiN_ REiGNS IN  The Slocan.  Nkw   Di'-.vi_!_.    February   19.���  [Special to the Tiibuiie].���A large  Itutmber of new men went to work  ithi'* moining at   the  Bosun   mine.  'the majoiily of whom arc ie*_idcnt,s  'of "(his town, v.ho will  board with  ' _.  tlieir fa mi lie.     This action on the  'pint of the management is .����_.(.  met i loriou*5, as notwithstanding the  fact of theie being a modem boarding-house at the mine, the benefits  ���.-���ciuing fiom the employment of a  large forco aie directly lVlt in Iho  sown, " The Bo.-nn inay'nov.-J_e ox-  ncclcd to make a new  recoid as" a  [shipper and dividend-payor. -  I'.arly last evening the G. P. R.  iopot at* the Siding was destroyed  _y fire, Ihe'caus-e being dub lo  the  jlolapidntcd old slo.o and a, defective flue. Pa-'.cngcr*- waiting for  >he 'hoO train Lo Sandon, wliich was  .omcwhal late, had built a fiio to  varm themselves and ..mbcrs from  .his&ottho wood.. Oik i*i a blaze,  ifter their dopartme. The loss to  he company will ainpin.J. to severnl  fiundred dull.us. while to the  raveling public  the annoyance  of  I .waiting  a  tiain's  artival iu  the  .pen air will be great.  ) John  Mcintosh,  who   died  hero  ast week of pneumonia, was buried  Jin Saturday-morning, the  miueia-  1} in ion having charge of thoammgo-  iiionLs.     Delegations wore picscnt  Ifi'oni Sandon, Siocln City and  Sil-  f/vcrton, making tho  second  largest  funeral  won   in  town.      Deceased  |\vas highly thought: of by hi, many  "acquaintaeoc--.  ���, Business throughout the camp i.s  I reviving   in   a   most   encouraging  planner, and the beneficial effect of  tlto settlement of the labor trouble-,  being experienced   on   all   nidus*.  Il'lio hotels are among  the first to  \-poi ience    the    Improvement   as  ravel   has    increased "materially.  j.Ien are coming in fieely, being for  he    main    part   experienced auth  liractical miners.    Happy laces and  |,oyous words are tho  older  of the  ay.    Bitterness and  hard  feeling  i.re fast disappearing, and e\etyone  iow looks forward to a prosperous  ���uid busy season, it is a_.ionishing,  iiowever, tho number of friends  \ud well-wisheis of the men that  have developed since Thursday  Jilternoou  Prcsi-  Milburn, of the Pan-  American exposition and generally  acknowledged as leader of the bar  of this city, has returned after a  five weeks' absence abroad. He  spent most of tho time in England,  having been summoned there by  the illness of Mrs. Milburn, who is  spending the winter near'their two  sons at Oxford.  In speaking of the attitude of the  English people in tho present war,  Mr. Milburn says :   "I do not know  that I ever  felt  such  respect for  people as was caused by the way in  which    the    whole 'matter   was  'taken     by     the     people     there.  There  was  no  attempt to  belittle  the reverses in  South  Africa.    All  you could see on every side was a  quiet, glim determination that the  matter should  be carried  through  to a .succc_?ful  i^suo.     Over   and  over again 1 heard it said r by  men  that, harrow ing as the  experience  wa.s,   ihoy   believed    the    results,  ap.ut from South Africa, would be  of tiie greatest lasting benefit.  One  reason named was the drawing together of the mother country  and  tho colonies, and the consciousness  growing out of ifc^of an  imperial  unity. There was little doubt with  the military authorities that it was  a groat event that the men  from  the army  and  men  from   Canada,  Now Zealand  and Australia  wore'  all comprised in the same army and  fighting side by side.  "What was impressive was the  utter absence of any attempt to  minimize or explain away what had  happened. From my observation  there is simply an unlimited supply  of men who have served in the  vohinteeis and who are anxious to  go. There is not the least doubt  thai if the war takes 250,000 moro  men they can bo had. and that it  will be carried through to a finish.  '��� There is no jippi'clionsion of  Ehropban intervention with reference to South African matters.  The only apprehension heard expressed at all was that Russia  might take the opportunity to  draw into close relations with  Afghanistan and near to tho Indian  frontier, but that was not felt very  seriously, 'j do not think that  European intervention would be  tolerated for a moment even if intervention wan broached. England  feels imincihle with  hor (loot and  Important News.  LONDON, February 20.���3:45 a.m.  ���A member of the cabinet told II.  TV. Lucy touight that the war office  had received a telegram announcing  that general Cronje was hopelessly  surrounded.     Mr.   Wyndham was  beset by anxious members of the  house, but would only reply that  the   government's   news   was   extremely satisfactory.     The sole explanation of the government withholding the good uows is that con-  firmation    and    moro   details   are  awaited.    The situation as disclosed  by   correspondents  over  the Free  State border is tantalizing to  the  public expectation. The elementary  facts are that the Boers are trekking eastward towards Bloemfon-  fontein with slow moving baggage  trains and that they a re pursued by  lord Kitchener with general Kelly-  Kenny's division.  General MacDonald with the  Highlanders made a forced inarch  to Koodoosberg Rand ford and on  Sunday marched twenty miles eastward. General French left Kimberley Saturday going east along  the Modder river. Lord Kitchener  is trying to outmarch and to outflank'the Boers, thus checking their  retreat if possible, and driving  them back into the hands of MacDonald and .French.  The war ollice message communicated to Mr. Lucy seems to indicate  that lord Kitchener has either got  ahead of the Boers or is about to  realize his plan and  that  the  war  oflico waits to announce a decisive  result.      Meanwhile    commandant  Delarey with the Boers from Colesburg is hanging on  tho .right flank  of   the   British   pursuing columns  seeking to delay their move, and so  to assist tho wagon trains to escape.  A Daily Mail  correspondent who  was with the British convoy attacked by the Boers  at Reit river ford,  wires:,    "Ultimately   the   Biitish  abandoned   the   convoy, in   order  not to check the advance.    This 200  wagons and 000_tons of stoics falls  into tho hands of the Boors, though  its doubtful if they will be able  to  carry them away."  General Buller has achieved a  real success, seemingly, in capturing the range of hills south of the  Tugela. It makes more feasible  another attempt to relieve Ladysmith. The queen lias sent a direct  message to lord Roberts congratulating him and his troops. General  French and colonel Kekewich have  been acquainted with their pi-o-  motions.  Dr. Leyds at Brussels says the  Freo State troops who were besieging Ladysmith have withdrawn  in order to defend their homes. Tn  this way he accounts for general  Buller's success against the weakened forces. Ho will forego his  projected trip to Rome, ho says, because of "decisive events now taking  place in the theatre of war."  General Roberts' generalship was  couducted-with such secrecy, says a-  telegram from Modder river, that  even the senior officers who took  the sixth division through the preliminaries of the operation, did not  know what they would finally have  to do.  orious services. It recognizes  both length and special fitness , of service, and its  author  claims  that, its provisions  FIREMAN JEFFS' ACCIDENT  are so guarded that only the most  deserving shall receive special recognition, and iu no case be the  creatures of personal or political intervention. The bill gives the  president control of the tenure of  office of heads of staff departments,  and he can by and with the advice  and consent of the senate, make a  new head of a department at any  time when in his opinion the appointment would increase tho efficiency of the department, the officer  relieved being transferred to the  retired list.  HOW THE WILTSHIRES WERE  Lost at Bern-burg.  Lorenzo Mai.qui_.z_, February 19.  ���A correspondent who was with  the Boer forces in the attack on  Rensburg gives further particulars  regarding the capture of the Wilt-  shires. He says: ������Commandant  Petter who arrived first, found two  companies of the Wiltshires and  began attacking theni in the open.  Soon after'he was joined by a body  of Free Staters and together they  drove, the British 'back from the  neighboring kopjes capturing all  but three. It is impossible to say  exactly how many of!the British  were killed and wounded,-but of  the 200 Wiltshiies 142 were captured and of these II were  wounded.  The sufferings of the wounded  from heat and thirst were intense.  The burghers did- their best to  alleviate this and many of _. the  wounded were carried in blankets  to Rensburg. At Rietsfontein the  British rearguard began* shelling,  thus' compelling the (federals to  leave the wounded in order to repulse the attack. A federalKrupp  gun replied effectively to the  British eannonacl<\ _ Tho Boers lost  two killed and four1 wounded. They  now occupy all the Re_?sburg positions formerly occupied by the  British, whose rearguard is nt Rietsfontein with tho federals close  up."  buller breaks Through  The Boer Lines..  Gni--V._i._-V,    Monday    morning,  February 19.���The Boers   lino   of  fortresses is  broken.    The British  have "achieved a decided success in  *_  capturing the enemy's pobitiou on  Monte Cristo. The Boers" however  effectively executed a retreat removing their guns- rind convoy;  wagons. The British had compara-'  tively few casualties.  London, February 20.���-The Chieveley correspondent of tho Daily  News, telegraphing yesterday say*.:  "We now occupy all tho hills  to the right of Colenso, on  this side of the ��� Tugela, including IIlangwau_e,L_whjoh _ the  Bocrft'evacuated last iright(Sunday).  A successful advance and the recapture of the railway may be  expected."    f  An Opportunity Missed.  ( Victoria, February 11).-- [Special  (n (heTribune.]��� There was a full  liouao when the legislature motto-  lay and tho opposition had the  long wis'hod for opportunity of de-  eating tho government, but failed  to u*c their chance. Turner eho.-c  io prcs-Mil amotion attacking ihc  validity of Dr. McKechnie's position  leeaus'j ho hah drawn expenses of  ufiveling between Xanaimo and  Vict iria on duty as president of the  council. McKechnie answered that  no profit has come to him from  these payments and regarding Tur-  tho forces that could bo raised and  made available for home defense.  Tho general feeling among informed  people is* that there is a good understanding between the ruling poweis  in Germany and IJugkind that any  ;-uch intervention shall be discountenanced. Theie are strong  indications, too, that after this ex-  norienee, a thorough investigation  of the military conditions of the  empire will be demanded, and there  will not only be a large increase of  the regular fighting power, both  naval and military, but they will  bo brought np to the highest  efficiency."   Elephants Run Amuck.  London, February 1CJ.���An exciting scene took place at the Crystal Palace, Sydenham, this afternoon. Two largo elephants belonging to the circus lan amuck, killed  their keeper and gored another  man. There was a terrible panic  in the audience attending the concur t in the palace. One animal  was captured after great damago  to property. The other escaped  through the grounds but was captured later. '  *   The Maine Does Good Work.  Nnw York, February If).--Lady  Randolph Churchill has cabled to  Mrs. Cornelia Adair, now in this  city, saying that the American hospital .ship Maine, now at Durban,  Natal, its nearly full of sick and  wounded. Tho cable says that the  most difficult cases are sent to the  hospital ship, owing to tho excellency of her arrangements. The  ship has many .Irish soldiers on  board from the Dublin Fusileers,  and also men from tho 13th, 1-ith  and 18th Hussars, the Rifle Brigade,  the West Yorks and the Fifth  Lancers and among the stretcher  bearers. Lady Churchill says the  staff are all hard at work aud that  all is satisfactory on board the  ship.    Military Promotion Bill.  Washington, February 10.���The  secretary of war has sent to tho  senate and house military committees a draft of a bill'thafc the  department claims greatly strength ens the military system and  remedies the defects developed during the Spanish-American Avar.  The bill was introduced in the  house today by chairman Hull. The  feature of the legislation asked for  provides for one third of the promotions to be made' by selection.  This is to enable the president to  reward specially gallant and merit-  Nothing But Rumors.  London, February 20.���12:30a.m.  ���The war office at midnight announced that it had nothing further  for the public from South Africa.  In the lobbies of the hou��e of com-  moiib last evening, however, it was  rumored that genet nl Ui on jo's army  was surrounded, that general  French had got between the Boer  forces and Bloemfontein. and that  he was only waiting reinforcements  to close in on tho enemy. No confirmation of this iiiinoi is obtainable, although the general idea is  that tho government htm received  important despatches.  Queer Boer Yarn.  Loni-N/.o MaiiqU-J-, February 10.  ���It appears from advices received  here that the loot captured by the  burghers* yesterday near Koffyfon-  tein included over 3000 head of cattle and a number of wagons, eighteen of which were loaded with  provisions intended for the relief of  Kimberley. A number of prisoners  were also taken aud heavy fighting  is reported to day around Kimbcriey  where general Cronje is i-aid to be  holding his own.  The Metal Markets,  Nkw Your, February JD.���Cop-  per dull: brokers' and exchange  #10.2,1 Lead dull; biokeis' $1.13,  exchange $1.70��$\.1T>. Tin steady;  Straits $:{2.23<J. $ 32.73 : plates... toady.  Spelter dull; domestic $4._50(��$l,7O.  Is Remembered. ���  The city fathers performed a decidedly neat act last night by granting fireman Alfred Jeffs, who was  seriously injured a week or two ago  during a brigade practice, the sum  of $150. The grant was made as an  evidence of the city's appreciation  of the department's services and as  an expression of the principle that  the men should not be losers if hurt  in the performance of duty.  Alderman Arthur broached the  subject and mayor Houston heartily  seconded the suggestion, remarking  that a vote of' $15 per week for ��� 10  weeks would fill the bill.  Alderman Hall and Arthur moved that the grant be a lump sum of  $150, which will be tendered Jeffs  as a recompense for the injuries  received by him in the performance  of his duties as a fireman. Alderman McKillop, Wilson and Morrison,  with the mayor supported the  resolution, making its adoption  unanimous.  The Nelson Tramway Company  submitted a lengthy communication  in regard to their  offer to supply  electrical power in the city.     Their  proposition    was   to    deliver   the  power at the municipality's  power  house or at central points throughout the city.   After pointing out  that the  first option  would  necessitate the city putting in motors at  a heavy outlay, the company  pro- j  posed to run a primary line through  the city  replacing the city's poles  with permanent poles, which would  be used by the tramway  company  as well, thereby not increasing  the  number   of   poles   on   the  streets.  From this line they  would be prepared to furnish consumers throughout  the city or to the city.    For  motor power prices would  be made  as low as possible, subject to the  consent of the council.    They could  not     furnish     prices     until > the  next   day and "suggested    a committee to suggest terms. -   _  Alderman Arthur moved that the  letter be received and filed and that  a .special  committee  consisting of  aldermen McKillop,  Morrison  and  the mayor interview the tramway  company.     Mayor Houston begged  to be excused whereupon alderman  Aithur.substituted his  own  name  for that of the mayor.     Alderman  JIall  seconded the  motion and  it  was carried.  W. Hawley offered the city 100  yards of broken rock delivered ou  Baker &tieot at $1.75 per yard. The  letter was received and filed.  Tenders for a roadmaking plant  were received from the Waterous  Engine Works Company, Brantford; Sawyer-Mas'SOy Company,  Hamilton, through II. J. Evans k  Co., agents ; and II. J. Evans k Co.  Aldermen Hall and Morrison  moved that mayor Houston, alder-  M-m McKillop and Arthur boa committee to report on the tenders,  with power to act.  On motion of uldermen_IIall and  McKillop an a^es^ment was authorised and the return of the rolls  fixed for April 30th.  Aldermen Wilson and Arthur  moved that the^as.scssor be requited  to take a census, and ascertain how  many children there are between  the ages of .-in: and 10 years.  The further consideration of bylaw 03, to determine the fire limits,  building regulation-, etc., was gone-J  into. Tho council resolved into  commit lee of the whole with alderman Morrison in the chair, Tho  committee started tit clause 17 and  after an hour's .struggle worked  through to the concluding clause,  No. 30. The bylaw' will be taken  up at the next meeting of the  council.  Tho council adjourned lo Thursday night.  CITY   LOCAL   NEWS.  Tho (J. P. If. is advertising for  wile the stoies lefl over from construction on the Crow's Nc-t road.  Tho list includes groceries, hardware and plant valued at many  thou-aud dollars*, the groceries  alone being figured at $15,000,  Mrs. F. R. C. Beer returned io  the city last night aftei a lengthy  visit with frieuda in Spokane.  All members of the Nelson Curling Club aro re-iuc-ted to meet at  the Phair hotel thi-. evening at t)  o'clock for tho purpose of settling  the dispute between tho rinks of  the piesident and \ ic-pros-ident.  Tho competition i.s not yet completed but the president's side have  decided that as a dinner i.s about  all thoy will get out of the contest  they better get that as soon as they  can and this evening has been decided upon.  The steamer Moyie was thoroughly fumigated yesterday under  the direction of the health authorities. The C. P. R. officials ran  down a passenger coach for the accommodation of the passengers  while the operation was under way.  The stone sills at the Baker  street entrance of the new Madden  block were placed in position yesterday. The matter is of interest  owing to the fact that these are  the largest dressed stones ever us_ed  for this purpose in Nelson.  The last report from the quarantine at Beaver creek stated that the  unlucky dozen were getting along  nicely. The smallpox patient is recovering, and is impatient to be out  aud about. None of the remaining  men have developed the disease,  and aro more than anxious to be set  at liberty. Their enforced rest will  last for another week.  Chief Jarvis took the initiative  yesterday iu the matter of enforcing the snow bylaw, by requesting  Baker street merchants to remove  the "beautiful" from the front of  their establishments. In the large  majority of instances the hint  was cheerfully-acted upon.  The Nelson city hockey team  plays a scheduled game with the  Rossland city team on Saturday.  The Boundary club is scheduled to  play the lacrosse-hockey club here,  but they haA'e declined to take the  trip, and the Victorias of Rossland  have been invited.to visit the city.  This is the second time Bouudary  has defaulted to Nelson.  Joe Chauletoir, the Frenchman  brbught in from Robson last week,  has been examined by doctors  Symonds and Hawkey as to his  mental condition. The '/-physicians  pronounced him insane and he will  be taken to New Westminster tonight by the oflicerswho are escorting the quartette of criminals to the  penitentiary.  j The criminals now confined in the  provincial goal awaiting transfer  to the'penitentiary will betaken to  New Westminster this evening by  constable W, C. Forrester of Ymir,  gaoler C. D. Jarvi.s and IX Drink-  water, who has been sworn in as a  special constable. The' prisoners  and their sentences are as follows .  Joe Sullivan, 7 years ; Tom Gannon,  7 years ; .Tames Turner, -VI mouths ;  Fred Bowes, 3 years.  At the court house yesterday  Fred Bowes was sentenced to throe  years imprisonment in the pen- |  itentiary for having in his possession stolen goods taken from Ebby's  shoe store on Josephine street.  Rogers, tho third man alleged to  be implicated in the robbery, was  acquitted of, the charge, and discharged by Mr. justice Martin with  a warning. Turner, the man  .sentenced hi.st week, gave evidence  in the case, and .swore that ho alone  was responsible for the burglary.  At the city council last night the  following telegraphic message aviis  read from mayor'- Jame.s-P.-G'arden-  of Vancouver: "If the provincial  government provides transportation  and saddlery for British Columbia  rough ridei.- for South Africa, how  many men in your opinion would  your district furnish, each man contributing or being provided with  $75 for equipment." .The aldermen  agreed that thoy could not furnish  tiie desired information offhand and  tho letter wa.s filed.  The P. Burns Company will  occupy their fine new offices acro-__-  the hall from Tine Thh.cn-_ toward  tho end of thi�� week. Tho new  offices aro largo, well lighted,  arranged to suif. the exigencies of  the business and handsomely finished. The cold storage plant was  purchased some time ago and is to  , be delivered hero in time to provide  refrigerating when tho weather  renders this necessary.  A   SUCCESSFUL   CARNIVAL  Held Last Night.  The carnival given at the* rink  last night in aid of the Free Public  library was a most successful event,  and was largely attended. The  exact amount netted for the society  is not yet exactly known, but it  exceeds $100. There were a large  number of excellent costumes, but  some arrived too late to be judged,  only those on the ice before 9 p. m.  being taken into consideration. The  prize committee consisted of, Frank  Fletcher, George Kydd, ��� Melville  Parry, Mrs.' A. L. McCuIloch aud  Mrs. F. Fletcher.  Miss Mary Wilson got first prize,  as an Elizabethan lady, for the best  lady's costume, and Miss Louie  Tamblyn, as Cinderella, the second.  Sydney Porteous, as a,10th century  knight, was successful among the  men. E. Curran as Weary Willie,  got the prize for the best  men's comic costume, while  prizes for the most original  costumes were won by Miss Mary  Rudd as Poppy, and Albert Benson  as a clown. The little girls prize  was won by Gertie Macdonald,  dressed as a rose, the boys' by Tom  Gallon, as a West Indian boy. Special prizes donated by Frank  Fletcher were Avon by Ivy Johnstone, as the Nelson Press, and Joe  Wilson as a China boy. Dorothy  Cummins won the girls' skating  race and Joe Curran the boys.' The  skaters in costume and their disguises included the following :  Mesdames   Robie,    Merry   Bells;  G. F. Beer, Gypsy; Arthur, Student;  G. S. Beer, Hun teress; Amiable, Rainbow'; Misses  Gillie,  widow;   Gertie  Smith, Gypsy; Pearl Duncan, Puritan; Irwin, Scotch Lassie;   Frances  Hudson,    Ireland;     Helen    Yates,  Drill Sergeant; May Bush, Summer;  Ivy Johnstone, Nelson Press: Noble,  Red and  AVhite;   Larry Cummins,  Polly; Phyllis Cummins, Normandy  Fish Wife; liuth Cordingly,  Fairy;  Flora McDonald, Pocahontas; Greta  McDonald, Rose; Helen  McDonald,   -  Japanese    Girl;     Mcpougall. -Old  Lady;   Dorothy   Cummins,   Welsh  Worn in; May Rudd, Poppy;  Laura  Kcown.Night: Mary Wilson, Lady of  Elizabethan Era; W. McBeath, Page;   *  N. Maletto, Page; C. Millward, Girl;  ,  Campbell    Robertson,   clown;    L.  Turk, tramp : Bert Davidson, O.P.ll.  messenger; 11. Lee, sumnior tourist;  E. J. Robie, "nowshoer: E. Curran,  Weary Willie;   William  Gooding,  soda wa tor bottle;  N.  D. Stewart,  wild man of the Woods; Lester McBeath,    Friendship    between " the  United   State1,   and    Canada:     R.  Crossett, jumping jack:   E. Jack-  man, Any old thing ;   W. G. Boyd,  United States mounted infantry; J.  Bannerman, bugler : Oliver Jackson,  farmer's boy; Lloyd Jackson, page:  Joe Wilson, China boy; Lance Gilchrist, cor_i doctor;   Tom Gallon, a  West Indian ; Hugh Gallon,'" a East  Indian;    William     Pole,   country  maid; W.  B.   Uerrou,  gentleman;  Douglas  Cummin-.,   brownie:   Tail'  Cummins,    Tommy- AtldnsT ~C67f~  Cummins, cricketer:   Joe Zimmerman, Buffalo Bill:   D.  S.  Shaw,  a  liamp;    George  Tierney,    Hottest  Coon   in   Dixie;   James    Christie,  Moose .hnv sport; Sydney Porteous,  knight of the sixteenth century.  Athabasca Mill Run.  The following are the official  figures of the run of the Athabasca  mill for the month of January:  Number of Ions r rubbed  V.ilin-ur biiliii-ti n <*<>-ii-d ,    ....  IjIO" V.llllf l -_l_C.-t-._--f .    .      .  Total "..lines in o. ei ill  ..  Vnliic bullion icco.uiui pel Inn  V.ilitu concentialui tccotcicd ])ei  TiiLil value-in covered     -    .  Mill  ton  10..  SIII.TM <��  .    2.17!) .S  $H.-_l.l TT  ,,.$2', 1,2  (> 12  .    ?.<J "I  Doctors Meet All Trains.  After last night's council meeting  the board resumed as a board of  health, chairman Hou��ton pre.-_idiiig.  The matter of enforcing the provincial .smallpox regulation.*, was  di.scu**sed and the chairman authorized to communicate with the provincial official- touching advertising  the regulations." Alderman Hall  suggested that a medical man moot  every incoming boat and train to  inspect passengers* and require such  to produce certificates of vaccin-  .itioti* or failing such to operate.  The chairman and tiie- remaining  membei*. of the board fell in with  the idea, readily and action w:_s  taken. The inspection of boats  and trains will be continued for a  month, and a special commit do  wa.s appointed to secure two phj -i-  eians to take the work. This-  matter was left in the hand1- of Dr.  Arthur and Dr. Hall.  Burned Down.  Pawt.-..ki_t, Rhode Island, February 10.- -Tho Oldingramville mill  situated on the east bank of the  Pawtuckefc river, near tho oast  Providence, was destroyed by fire  early today. The loss was about  $110,000 to the Charlton Manufacturing Company, and the insurance  amounted to $120,000,  .Reservists Called In.  Londo.v, February 10- An aimy  order issued tonight invites the  reservists to rejoin tho colors fora  year for home defence and off or*.  &_-! bounty to those who do t-o.  Dr- Leyds Secures an Audience.  Romi_, February IS.���Dr. Leyds  litis sent a telegram to the pope, requesting an audience. His holiness  sent a reply granting the request.  i^asfif-fK''. THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON B.C. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20   1900  I>_ *���  fi%  .  ��  __��  J'  uits  Now i.s n good time to select your spring suit or overcoat.   It may seem a little  early, bu. uu.tcr buy early tban wait until lines aro broken.   Wc have just received a !ai-j*_e shipment of suits and light overcoats, and \yill sell you serge and  l.veed s lits for men from ��5 up.  See our llogcnt Street suits for young men, the newest thing out.  Baker Street,  Nelson, B. C.  J. F. WEIR, Men's Outfitter.  ��h�� f&vxbnm.  There has been for some years past a considerable disputation in progress in Ottawa as lo  whether day labor or contract labor is the most  -i-lv..ii.a_feuiis to the city. During the past year  a considerable quantity of work was done upon  the streets, and all by day labor, and it has been  demonstrated that the day labor system is the  most economic il for the taxpayers. The wages  paid for nine hours' work was IS cents per hour,  while those working under the contract s.stem  were paid but ]_���_ coats per day of ten hours.  Much credit for tliis state of allairs was given to  the retiring chairman of;the boanlj of works,  -'tiiics Davidson,and assistant city engineer ICer,  .on of ill*. ICer, formerly of Brantford, Ontario,  and for some lime a resident of this city; but now  in tho upper country, and a nephew, by marriage, of chief enginoorPoterson, of tho C. P. It.  The above appears in the Vancouver World, of Saturday, February 17th, and is of interest in view  of the difference of opinion which  exists among the members of the  city council upon the subject of performing municipal work. It goes  to show that there is at least room  for an honest difference of opinion ;  that because one-half of the present  council are opposed to building the  city wharf by contract it does hot  follow that they are dishonest.  The experience of the city of Ottawa, which is probably as extensive as that of Nelson, is that day  labor is the most economical; that  under it, after paying a higher rate  of wages for a shorter day's work  thau required under contracts, better results were obtained. So far  it has not been .suggested that the  demonstration of this economic fact  has laid the mayor and aldermen of  the city of Ottawa open to the  charge of dishonesty; nor has it  been shown that the contractors of  Ottawa aro less capable than the  contractors of Nelson. What hidden stores of ^knowledge does the  _ Nelson Miner possess?      " ��� '���  CuAiUiES Hii-IA'RK, president of  Nelson Saw ..& Planing .Mills, has  found it necessary to raise a protest  against the,Nelson Miner's slanders.  Mr. Hillyer may protest, but if he  expects    auy  modification    in  the  Miner'.*, vilification he will bodisap-  pointed.    The writer of the insinuations in the Miner knows they are  nob true; but by persistently repeating them he hopes to deceive  some   people -into   believing.   No  amount of reasoning or explanation  will restrain a dog from returning  to its vomit.  but it declines to send it unless under a special rate. No single newspaper is able to effectively protest;  bub collectively they could make  their inlluence felb and force tho  telegraph company into delivering  the goods which it agrees to deliver  in an Associated Press news service.  Surely this is common ground for  the pressmen of the province.  The Settlement Postponed.  St. Johns, Newfoundland, February 18.���The speech of the governor, sir Hugh McCallam, at the  opening of the Newfoundlad legislature tomorrow, will intimate that  the session lias been called at the  request of the Imperial government, to renew the modus vivendi  on the treaty coast so that French  fishermen may be enabled to prepare for the summer's operations  without delay. The reply of the  legislature will declare the colony's  loyalty, and its readiness to assist  the mother country in the present  crisis by enactiug the desired measure. At the same time it will express a hope that the near future  will see a final settlement of the  long standing controversy.  An American Steamer Seized.  Port Elizabeth, February 17.���  The British steamer Sabine,.captain  Taylor, from New York, January  4th, with a miscellaneous cargo, has  been seized by the British gunboat  Thrush, and brought to Delagoa  bay, on suspicion of having on  board articles contraband of war.  Before the Sabine sailed from New  York it was rumored that she had  on board a large quantity of provisions, arms, ammunition, army  blankets, arid general supplies, but  no confirmation of the rumor could  be obtained.  with ��8700. The business of the  bank has huproved, and whereas on  December 31st, 1S0S, ,the securities  held* were valued at ��1S2,000, they  are now worth nearly ��219,000, but,  of course, as* there is more doing,  the specie at branches, and cash are  somewhat less. The amount, viz.,  ��GS3,000, in proportion to liabilities,  is in tho ratio of over 25 per cent,  and is another favorable feature.  Australian Heroes.  London, February 10.���A dispatch from Naauwpoort, describing  the retirement to Arundel, draws  attention to the devotion of twenty  men of the Victoria Mounted Rifles  who were caught in a trap and died  to a man, fighting to their last  breath.  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON  B.C.  GROCERIES.  A -MACDONALD & CO.���Corner Vernon and  ��� .losepliino streets, wholesale grocers and  jobbers inblankcts. gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  mackiiiaws and miners'sundries. ,  KOOTKNAY  SUPPLY   COMPANY,   LIMITED���Vernon   street, Nelson,   wholesale  grocers.   fOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.���Front street, Nel-  " ^on, wholosalo grocers. ���  <*.fi*. fi* .fi*. fi* .fi*. __��__*-i*i_tz__-__t'^^^^^*��i        ^A-^^,J&:_a:__&,J__i:-S,n8'^,<_!-'^':S'^'^'^  ^^���^^^^^^^^���Sr^^S?^:^:^        ^^^^^^^^^fiZ>^fi*^^fi*^^-^-^'^i  w  tjB-SSife-rfe-S-rfe-S-r-P&.fe:  iff  iti  Hi  Hi  iii  Hi  Hi  tli  till/  ili  ..SEND  FOR  SAMPLES  %a:_S.339'_3:**33*--3J��  ^e-rseeeeeeeee^  Ladies'  S   Mackintoshes  vii  jjj   Latest Styles J_  it ��  %*-33353-3��_J_33'-3i_.-*  \lf  iff  iff  \$f  iff  w  iff  iff  iti  NEW,   SPRING    GOODS  We have opened this week a large shipment of import goods direct  from English manufacturers, therefore we are able to sell "'  goods much cheaper than buying from eastern houses  Tni_ newspaper men on the Coast  'are becoming retrospective.    They  have Come to the conclusion that it  -   is  about   time political   "parties"  were made to real i/.e that they do  _ uot_own_ tho newspapers ; and also  that their obligations to the papers  are very much greater than the obligations of the  papers to   thorn,  From this domination of the press,  by parties and  cliques, comes the  personal  journalism.     The   newspaper inert Pay that, if freed from  party pressure,, this objectionable  feature would  drop out of sight.  This in its-elf would be an object  wori.ii   striving   for.     All   that  is  noce.sf.ary is to draw tlio newspaper  men together.   J f this could be done  it is safe to say that much advan-  *  tage  would   accrue  to   tho  newspaper men as well as to their readers.    There  is  no reason why the  newspaper men of British Columbia  should continue to prey.upon each  other.    This weakens all, aud makes  them less able to resist the pi-easuro  of the political machine.   The remedy is for newspaper men to make a  common  cause  againsc  their common enemy.   Divided, as they are,  they can 'accomplish nothing, but,  united    they could   accomplish   a  great deal.    The manner in which  the    Canadian   Pacific    Telegraph  Company  treats  the press   in the  matter of news service is a ease in  point.     There are about a dozen  daily newspapers in tlio province.  They take their news sorvice from  the Canadian Pacific company; but  an item of Canadian news is  rare.  The   telegraph  company   has  the  news, or the means of getting it,  Bank of B. C. Dividend.  'British Uu'uiiibia Review.  In anticipation of the meeting ou  Thursday next, the directors of the  Bank of B_i_i_-__ Columbia recommend a dividend at the rate of 5  per cent per annum. Tho balance  at the credit of profit and loss account on December 31st last was  ��20,040, which is an increase over  the amount a year ago, consequent  ly the surplus* of ��5000 remaining  to be   eairied forward   compares  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY.   INCORPORATED-!670,- _  ���__?y^ Received  A CARLOAD OF CHOICE  VEGETABLES.  Sweet Potatoes  Parsnips  .    Potatoes  Cabbages   .  Carrots  Turnips  Beets  Onions  HUDSON'S BAY  COAL. ��  GROWS  NEST PASS COAL COMPANY.���  Wholesale dealers in coal and coke. Charles  St. Barbo. Agent. Baker stroet. Kelson.   HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  H BYERS & CO.���Corner llaker and Josephine  ��� streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in Hardware and mining supplies. Agentsfor Giant  Powder Co.   LAWRENCE HARDWARE .COMPANY���  Baker St., Nelson, wholesale dealers in  hardware and mining supplies, and water and  plumbers' supplies. _   VANCOUVER ITARDWARE COMPANY,  LIMITED-Baker street, Nelson, wholesale  dealers in hardware and mining supplies, plumbers and tinsmiths' .supplies.   JERATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  rriHORPE & CO.; LIMITED.���Corner Vernon  ���*��� and Cedar streets. Nelson, manufacturcis  of and wholcsalcdcalers in novated waters and  fruit syrups. Sole agentsfor Halcyon Springs  mineral water.   ASSAYERS*   SUPPLIES.  WF. TKETZKL & CO.-Corner Baker "and  ��� Josephine streets, Nelson, wholosalodealers in as..ayers supplies. Agents "for Donver  Firo Clay Co. of Denver. Colorado.   LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  TURNER, BENTON & CO.-Corner Vernon  and Josephine streets. Nelson, wholesalo  dealers in liquors, cigars and dry goods. Agcnts  for Pabst Brewing Co. of Milwaukee and Cal-  gary Brewing Co. of Calgary.   COMMISSION  MERCHANTS.  HJ. EVANS & CO.���Baker street, Nelson,  ��� wholesale doalors in liquors, cigars,  cement, fire brick and fire clay*, water pipe and  steel rails, and general commission merchants.  FLOUR AND FEED.  BRACKMAN & KER MILLING COMPANY  LTD.���Fiont street, Nolson, wholesale dealers in flour, oatmeal, etc., and hay and jrrain.  Mills at Edmonton, Yicloiia, and New Westminster; 2 *   CIGARS. '  KOOTENAY CJUAR MANUFACTURING  CO.���Corner Baker and Hall afreets. Nelson, manufacturer- of "Royal Seal'' and "Koote  nay I_ello" biatitli of <:ig��.if_   PAINTS   AND   OILS.  NELSON HARDWARE COMPANY- Baker  Street���Wholesale dcalors, in paints, oils,  and brushes of ail kinds. Largest stock in  Kootenay. '   FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  P    BURNS &   CO.���Raker   street,   Nelson,  ���   wholesale dealeis in fresh and cured meat_.  Cold storage. ^ __j_   POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE.  HAMILTON POWDER COMPANY-Baker  street Nelson, Eianufacturors of dynamite,  sporting, stumping and black blasl ing powders,  wholesale dealers in caps and fuse, and electric  blasting apparatus.   PROVISIONS, PRODUCE AND FRUITS.  PAUSC-NS PRODUCE COMPANY���Vernon  street, Nelson,' -v. holesalo dealers in provisions, produce, and fruits. .Agents for Swift &  Co. bacon and hams'. , '  T Y. GRIFFIN '& CO.-Corncr Vernon aud  " ��. Josephine btrectfe. Nelson, wholesale dealers  in provisions, eui cd meats, butter and eggs.  R. STEWART & CO.���\Vaiohou-_cb onC. P.  - R. hack, foot, of Stanley A.rect, Nelson,  wholesale dealers in proviMons, produce land  fruits. Cold stoiage. Agents Armour & Co.'��  bacon, haws. lard ami other pioiloct.s.   M~~ANITOBA PRODUCE AND COMMISSION  CO..Ltd. - Nelson   branch,   Hall   street.  Wholesale dealers in butter, eg^s and eheOsc.   ���  SASH AND DOORS.  NELSON SAW AND PLANING MILLS  LIMITKD���Corner Front and Hall streets,  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale dealeis  in sash and doors; allkinds of factory work made  to order.  iti  iti  iff  iff  iti  w  iff  iti  iff  iti  iti  sh Dress Goods  INCLUDING  Prints, Zephyrs, Ginghams, Victoria and  Bishop Lawn, India Linen and Muslin.  Dimities Mercerised Lawns in all colors  and shades.  White and colored Piques, white and colored Ducks and Galates.  Embroidery at old prices; a fact that is  due to an early import order before the advance.  We have Hamburgs, Nainsooks, Swisses,  Cambrics in edging and insertion.  White Valencienne Lace and insertion.  Table   Linen   and  Napkins,   Towels   and  Towling, Bed Spreds, white and mercerised  bleached Sheeting 8-4, 9-4 and 10-4.  '   Circular Pillow Cotton, 40 to 46 inch.  Shirt Waists and Wrappers.  JUST IN  We have opened up and are marking the  largest stock of Wash Shirt Waists and  Wrappers ever received in Nelson. Right in  style and right in price.  Black and Navy Serge $3 to $12.50.  Black Brillanteen, plain and fancy, $2.50  to $9.  Ready-made Skirts  Ask to see our new Silk Underskirts from  $5 to $20.  Two more pieces of all wool Sheppard's  plaid dress goods, 44 inches wide. -  iff  \l/i  \lf\  \ti  iff  iti\  iti.  iti  iti  iti  ik  ii  F.  w  iti  iff  iti  iti  iti  iff  NEW GOODS ARRIVING   DAILY  v,|  T&99999999999***  , Hi  " i Hi  * Ladies' *  %    and Children's     hi  !j!    Gask-nere H03e    *  AH ' _!/  ��� l^&S6..rS_S-��-��-6-��-fcfe-  rvine  jfJS..-.----!---^  ���^;��_^^'^.___��.j^aa<^^a-^.��-^t^^^^^_^gt  11/  il.  \.  v.  \l  ��� M  fg\ s_-^d^>��_. ���>*__. ��� ^ ��� *���___ ��� ���"** "5_r^"��___, ���;��t: ^_k -S^ ���*��."'2_!^'����_���**<'  The  Latest  Neckwear  '*�����-��&��_--&_--*'---frfr^-  *     TENTS   AND   AWNINGS.  NKLBONTKNT AND AWXIM; KACTOIIY -  linker btiCM, Nelson, JYIniiisl.-Cltilci > of nil  kinds of tonK, uwmiiK.. and _ uiv.ti good-,.  1*. O. Hon Tli.   Tlioo. Miulson. proprietor.  WINES AND CIGARS.  OALTFOKNIA WINK COMPANY, LIMI-  TlfllJ���Corner b'rout and IlnU streets. Nelson, .vholoM.lc. dealer.. In v. inch Icabe and bulk)  nnd .Ino-Pnllr ttmlinu-i.rl_.-l cjpnr*.   "ARCTITECTSr  "filWART  & CAR-UB-Arehilcct.-.   Rooms 7  -*-1   nnd 8 Ahordoon hlnplc. Hflkei-'itrpnh. Nob-On,  Teler-i-Oiie 13  Chloride of Lime.  Carbolic Acid.  Bi-chloride of Mercury.  Copperas.  Permangnate of Potash.  Sulphur ard Brimstone  for fumigating.  We have ail the above (with  directions for using) at reasonable prices.  Carbolic Acid in large bottles,  60 cents.        Canada Drug & Book Co.  NKLSON  E?  LODGE   MEETINGS.  NKLSON LOUGH. NO. 23. A. F. & A. M.  Moots socond Wednosdaj- In each month.  Sojourning brothran ijvitod.  NIOHTS OV PYTHIAS-Nelson I��dKO, No,  -�����- 25, Knights ot Pythi-M, meets in 1. O. O. F.  Hall, corner Sukcr and Kootenay streots, every  Tuesday oveniiiK at 8 o'clock. Yihiting Knight-  cordially Invited to attfnd.  R. Xi. JOY. K. of R. & S.    LkON Altl) SCOTT. C. 0.  NELSON L. 0.1... No. WIS, meets in I. O. O. F.  I__-.I1, corner Baker and Kootenay streets,  1st and 3id  Friday  of eacli month.   Visiting  brrl-icn cordially invited.  It Hoi.'sso.v, W.M. W. Cu .wr--..i).I-co.-Scc.  TnTKLSON /ERIK, Number 22, Fraternal Order  ���*-' of Kaglci, meets every t>_cond _uid fourth  Wednesday met eh month in Fiateimty Hall.  V.^itiiiK biollircii welcome.  XV. Oo<:xi:i.i., Pfofaidoul.  Cn.-itM b Fiio*-1.!.--, Socrolaiy   NKLSON MXNKRS' UNION NO. Ml, XV. V. of  Ai,~_Vlect. in -timu-.' union looms, north-  cast coi nor Victoria and Kootonay -tiuots, u.oiy  Satind:u evening at 8 o'clock. Visiting members V-ClCOUIC.  J A M us Wn icr.s. Scc'y.    riiA... A. jVTalf \y. Pics.  TIIK ieKul._r.iiu_l._iKsof Ihc-\_i|icutcis' Union  are lield on W e(lncsrt..j evening of eauli  week, at 7 o'clock, in Uic _\Iincis' Union hull coiner Victoria and Koolcn.ty sticets.  Ii. ROBINSON   Piosident.        JA_vII�� COLIJXO. Pecictnry.  TItADKS AND LABOR COUNCIL -Tin. lcitn-  l.u'ipieeliiiij'1 uf the Nil .on Tiadcs.iml Lilior  Council will behold in Ihc miners union h.ill,  coinorof Victwi-find Kootei..iyf-ttcets, on the  lli't and thud Thin-day of each month, at  7.50 1>. in. >  ti. J. Titourr.. Pros. J. H. M,\im_i.o.\, Set:. 1  ard Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  A.lSifERWOdf  The Nelson  REAL ESTATE  INSURANCE AND  GENERAL. AGENT  Fii tit door west  of Bank of British  Columbia b_uldin(_r.  arias D. I Christie  GENERAL BROKER  P. O. Box 523.   Phones: Office 147, House 1G2  f an again i-,suo those dosiiablo smallpox and  fever policies, securing >ou ��13 per week. A  shipment j us. received.   Pi ices ?3and ?t.  HEAL ESTATK FOR SALT. IN ALL PARTS  OF THK CITY.  C^JLI, OBPHONE  J. E. ANNABLE  REAL ESTATE  AND  INSURANCE.  A  Hd-rut-in-ITo-isc .iiid   two   loN. o" lower  Johciihlne and Carbonate s-trcct��f tor sale, ��!WX).  aw ana Fianrng  ills, Limited.  Are prepared to furnish by rail, barge or teams  Dimension Lumber, Rough and Dressed  Lumber, Local and Coast Ceiling, Local and  Coast Flooring, Double Dressed Coast Cedar,  Rustic, Shiplap, Stepping, Door Jambs, Pine  and Cedar Casings, Window Stiles,. Turned  Work, Band-sawing, Brackets, Newel Posts,,  Turned Veranda Posts, Store Fronts, Doors,,  Windows and Glass.  Get prices before purchasing elsewhere  St. JOSEPH'S SCH00  NELSON, B. C.  A hoarding and day school conducted bj  Sisters of St. .lo.soph of Pence.   It is* eiluatul i  * he corner of Mill and Josephine sheets in one '  -he~_bc_(, residenti!il-]ior_-on.~0- Nelson, nnd  ���easily accessible fiom all parts of the e.ty.  The coum) of -study uieliides t!|o fiinunmciii  and higher liraiielieb of thorough KiirIisIi cdiu  lion. Business rourbc���bcoi-Kcopini,, s>tenr  it-phy and typewrit ing. Science couisc���nnis1  vocal and ins! rumentiU, di awing, elc. Plain .-  -and needlewqi k. etc.  Kor Icrmti and particulars apply to the Si .1  Bnpnrior.  Miss Pakep iirfil  CIIUIK.II hilni  room on I ho 2nd of Ja.iuaiy, IfOO,   t-'ortcrins.i!  ullparticular-apply lo MISS l'AL_iII.Kii  At icsidonce of Mi.. J. It. HoborlBon, Bi-Vj  il Street Weit.  ' n(Teancy .work'  Bui plain every day bii_iucs_i is -vvhnt  tencii at the  victoria   HELS0N EASINESS C0LL[|  Street  (jood for Girls .,s -null as Uojs  Oflicc and Mills coi'ner Hall ana I"rw_- Streets, _Nc i��W3 'l  W. Starmer Srr|Ith & G|  PAPER HANGER, GLAZIER']  PAINTER, ETC.  CHIMNEY SWEEPING  Ollleo Ward Street Opposite Opera Tlo |  NOTICE.  Notice is hci ebj giv en that I in.end to app!,.  the next meeting of the Board of Licence n I  mi-sioneis for the City of \el��-on, 'icJd aflci   ,  expuation of thiitj dujs fiom the date hex  fora transfer oi  the saloon licence now hcl'i'  me, dated Ihc loth day oi January, 11K.0, foi  J-Odei<a��>._luoii, ".itu.ito on the ensL h<ilf of 1'  block 1, Nclso'i, B. C, to \V, O. Uobwsoi- of >  son, B. O.  Dated this 7th ilny of February, 190".  Witness:   II. I<\ Mali-lod.     It. li. SMIT1  NOTICE   OP   ANNUAL   MBETIKj  The annual meeting nf the suhsuibei .of  Nelson l-ibiai> Asson.ition will be hold hi  sclioolrofiin of St haviom's Kpiscopal chiu-rt'l  AVedno-day, 21st Kubiuary, .it 8 p. in.   f��i  pmposo of icteiv ihk icpoiisof (.IIilcis and J-'r |  niKiiew dnoctois lor the ensuing >cm.   -''  attendance of all Inteiesled in the Miliary v  is paitienl.iilv lequested.  Mits. a. l, Mcculloch, scw-ctm. THE TRIBUNE:  KELSON B. C, TOESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 1900  H'.  IANK OE MONTREAL  CAPITAL, all paid up..$12,000,000  REST     6.000,000  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  ll'on. George A. Druiiiiiiond Vice-President  K. ti. C'loiiston General Manager  NKLSON BRANCH  Northwest Corner Baker and  Stanley Streets  Branches in London* (England) Nkw Yoi.ic,  Ciiio.iuo, and all the 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 Cily;*N. W. T.  Bny and sell Sterling Exchange and Cablo  Transfers.  (Irani. Commercial and Travelers' Credits,  available in any part of the world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Etc.  Saving's Bank Branch  CUKill-NT lt.VTK OK INTl'liKST PAID.  DtiaSDriving the Boors Before Him.  Bum's River, February 17.���  ���General Brabant's horse, 2000  strong, commenced the march from  Fenliook Thursday morning, over a  trackless veldfc and through a mountainous ancl difficult country.  Early on Friday.they were fired up- I  on, and the firing continued all day,  and well into the night, .the British  clearing tho Boors out of successive  positions under a terrific rifle fire  lasting eight hours. Toward midnight, Friday, tho British forced  tho Boers at the point of tlieir bayonet off their main position, an im-  poraut one overlooking Dordrecht.  The artillery, duel-was continued  today. The British casualties were  eight killed, including captain  Crallan and lieutenant Chandler,  and eight wounded. The British  captured some prisoners and a  quantity of forage and provisions.  worship. The idea was first suggested by the late Dwight L. Moody,  and has be advocated by the Rev.  Arthur C. Dixon, pastor of the  Hanson Place (Brooklyn) Baptist  church. Speeches in favor of the  idea were made by Rev. Dr. D. J.  Burrel, Rev. Mr. Dixon and countess  Aoline Schimelhnau of Denmark.  The   Way  Regulations are  Enforced-  'Niagara Falls, New York, February IS.���Customs officers today  seized a seal-skin coat, tho property  of MLss Mary Hopkins, a young woman en route from Toronto to New  York. It was found iii the sleeping car berth occupied by Miss Hopkins, on a Grand Trunk train. She  'made a statement to the effect that  it was an old garment, which .she  had had repaired at Toronto. Miss  'Hopkins was alloAved to proceed to  New York, but the coat was retained by tho customs pending investigation.  20-foot beam, and draws 14 inches  of water. She is fitted with slide  valve engines Sx72, of- sufficient  power to drive her ten miles an  hour. The Argenta will go on the  Lardo-Duncan route as soon as the  rrver opens, and will take care of  the business growing out of the  construction of the Kaslo k Lardo-  Duncan railway."  Kitchener's Praise of Steevens.  General Kitchener is the sworn  foe of war correspondents, yet h 3  said to a representative of the London Daily Mail, apropos of the  death of Mr. G. W. Steevens in  Ladysmith : "I was anxious to tell  you how every sorry I was to hear  of the death of Mr. Steevens. He  was with me in the Soudan, and, of  course, I saw a great deal of him  and knew him well. He was such  a clever and able man. He did his  work as correspondent so brilliantly, and he never gave the slightest  trouble���I wish all correspondents  were like him. I suppose they will  try to follow in his footstep.1.. I am  sure I hope they will. He was a  model correspondent, the. best I  have ever known, and I should like  you to say how greatly grieved I  am at his death.  Bill-Board Advertising.  Sterling, 111., Herald.  In the neighboring town a Salvation Army advertiser wrote on a  bill board, "What shall I do to be  saved?" A patent medicine man  came along the next day and Avrote  underneath. "Use Snorter's Liver  Pills." Shortly afterwards the Salvation Army man noticed the  sacrilegious work of the medicine  man and printed below, "And prepare to meet thy God."  SMOKE  ROYAY SEAL  AND  KOOTENAY BELLE  CIGARS  UNION MADE  AMERICAN  AND  EUROPEAN  PLANS  Kootenay Cigar Mfg. Go.  NELSON, DRITISn COLUMBIA  COAL!      COAL!  GREAT REDUCTION  $9.65|gsr'3Ncst   $6.1&  DELIVERED,  MEALS  25  CENTS  Waverly Hotel  This popular hotel, .which is now being  enlarged and renovated,will be reopened  on March 1st, when it will have 40 largo,  nicely furnished and, well lighted rooms,  heated with hot air. Special attention  will be given to the dining room.  RATES REASONABLE. "  ROOMS LIGHTED BY ELECTRICITY  AND HEATED BY STEAM  25 CENTS TO $1  C. A. PROSSER, MANAGER  A Big Schooner  OF BEER OR  HALF-AND-HALF  Hard Coal  Anthracite  The Steamer Got Off.  Nio\v York-, February IS.���The  Hamburg-American liner Graf Wal-  rlcrse, which/went aground in the:  lower bay Saturday night, during  the snowstorm, went out to sea  early today. ' The tugs, whidh went  down early in the morning to render her assistance, found that she  -had succeeded in getting oif with  tho high tide during the night.  Evangelist  Moody's Tabernacle.  Niow York, February IS.���A  public meeting was held in Carnegie  hall this afternoon, for the purpose  oL" biinging before the public the  plan for creeling, somewhere in  Greater New Yoik, an immense  'tabernacle and audiforiiuii i'or the  pin pose    of    inter-dcnonnnal.ioiiai  Canadian News Briefs.  Bishop Dontonwill of New Westminster was in Ottawa this week  on .his. way to France and Rome.  Ho takes with him a gold rosary,  valued at $500, for the pope from  the miners of Dawson City. The  beads arc solid gold nuggets.  The Conservatives of the north  riding of the county of Essex, Ontario, have nominated as their candidate for the house of commons,  Sol. White, formerly a member of  the Ontario legislature. This constituency was represented by Win.  McGregor.  Launching of the Argenta.  The Kootenay Railway & Navigation .Company's new steamer Argenta was successfully launched at  the Kaslo shipyard, on Saturday,  in the presence of a large company  of interested spectators. .The Argenta, was designed and built  by Harold Elliolt, formerly of  this city, with a view to tho requirements of the trade upon the  Lardo-Duncan river and Howser  lake.   The boat is 05 foet long, with  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.  TELEPHONE  33  C. W. West & Go.  lethbridge Gait Coal  Tho host value for the money in the maiket  for all purposes.  terms cash      XV. P. TIEI.-.EY, General Agent  Telephone 117.    Ollice with C. D. J. Christie.  Kootenay   Coffee   Co.  NELSON, B.C.  Coffee roastors and dealers in Tea and Coffee.  Offer fresh roasted coffee of best quality as  follows:  Java and Arabian Macha, por pound $  40  Java and Mocha Blend, 3 pounds  1 00  Pine Santos, i pounds  1, 00  Santos Blend, 5 pounds..  1 00  Our Special Blend, C pounds  1 00  Our Eio Roast, 6 pounds.  1 00  ��� A trial order solicited.   Salesroom 2 doors east  of Oddfellows block. West Baker street.  A. R. BARROW, A. M. I. C. E.  -'. . PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  321 to 331 Baker Street, Nelson.  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER STREET. NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  ALWAYS  FRESH  10c  ALWAYS  COOL  Tho best glass of beer to he had in Nelson Is at  THE CLUB HOTEL  Large comfortable bedrooms and  first-class  dining-room. Sample rooms for commercial men.  __5u,,s_feaa t. J. CIIBRAH, Prop.  Bool( Binding  RATES $2 PER DAY  H. APPLBWHAITB  J. McPHBB  Kootenay Electric Supply & Construction Go.  ELECTRIC SUPPLIES  Complete Blectrlo Equipments for -Blectrlo Power Transmission and Lighting for  M.m��8, Towns Electric Fixtures, Lamps. Bells, Telephones, Ammnclatai-8, Btc.r  P. O. Box 606. - -Tose-ihtae Street, Nelson B O.  Corner Victoria and Kootenay Streets.  ~   ~      " TELEPHONE NO, 95  P. O. Box 553.  W|rs. E. C. ClarKe, Prop.  LATE OF, THE ROYAL HOTEL, CALGARY  IVJadden House ���^^tSil.SsS1  The only hotel In Nelson that, has remained  tinder one management slnoe 1890.  The bed-rooms are well furnished and lighted  by; electricity. ,    .'���  The bar is always stocked by the best domes-  tie and Imported liquors and cigars.  .:    THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  B. C. HOTEL   erie, b.  0.  AND  Fruit and Ornamental Trees  Rhododendrons, Hoses,. Fancy EvcrgreenR,  Magnolas, Bulbs, new crop Lawn Grass Seed for  present or spring planting. Largest and most  complete stock in Western Canada. Call and  make your selections or send for catalogue, Address at nursery grounds and greenhouse. '.'  ~ M. J/HENRY.  - 3000 Westminster Road, Vancouver, J_. C.  SAWMILL   FOE   SALE  The sawmill and planl lately owned by Joseph  T. Roberts, at Rj kerfs Landing, and consisting  of a SU-horsc power boiler, engine, Gi-ifllth &  Wedge top-iig sawmill, edger, planer, belting,  etc.. etc., will bo sold whcic'thcy now stand.  Apply to i  TAYLOR & HANNINGTON, Solicitors.  First-class/in every respect Choicest wines,  liquors and cigars. Every comfort for transient  and resident guests. ;  HEADQUARTERS FOR UNION MEN.  ���'-.'- JOSEPH CAMPBELL. Proprietor.  R. RIISTERER & CO.  lil-EWERS AND BOTTLERS OK  FINE LAGER-BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and regular  delivery,to the trade  Brewery at Nelson  BooK Making  The Tribune has a thoroughly equipped Book Bindeiy in  connection with its job printing department. All kinds of  books manufactured to order,'  and any kind of binding or  rebinding done on short notice  Th�� Tribune  Association,  Limited.  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C, TUESDAY FEBRUARY 20, 1900  m  _h  i Ms  J.;-!  !?__  II  Its  iii:  h:  I_3  If-  IfSs  li*  ill  |si  13**'  lis*  1.11;.:  IP*  Pis'"  l!:i':_.'''  A DIRECT IMPORTATION  OF  I'i-  B..ker Street, Nelson  BATH    TOOTH    NAIL    HAIR  ���  Fall and Winter  Boots and Shoes in all the latest styles  and direct from the manufacturers  Dont fail to see our stock suitable for this winter  Maltese Cross Rubbers and Overshoes  Buy Maltese and get the best  213-215  J. A. GILKER  BAKER STREET  NELSON  After  Stocktaking  before going East to  buy goods for the coming year, I wish to announce that all goods  purchased from me 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  department is at your  disposal. We aro ready  to make anything you  desire ia gold chains,  lockets aud rings.  Our Watch Depait-  i-ient has expert watchmakers. Our Optician  Department is controlled by an expert optician. 1 will be vciy  glad' to receive your  orders.  Bay Spoons  "SilverPlate that Wears."  Wlicn  you  knhes, forks, etc., buy reliable brands,  even if they do cost a little more. They  aie vorth the difference. The prefix  " 1847" on any spoon or fork insures the  genuine Rogers quality, famous for wear.  T-ll tr-ck-mark.  Rogers Bros.  JACOB   DOVER,  JEWELER,  NELSOfl  Owing* to the War  81  And good limes general]} dov. n Kast, nil jjoods ha.c advanced from 10 lo  10 per cent, and having made our bpt<ng inirchases  Before the Advance  Oui piiccs will be as low* as ever, and vc ad.i*c our cuslomei^ lo buy  now while our slock r~ complete.   I'ncos .ire sure lo bo liiijlii'ir later en.  The bulk of our wring goods-aie heio now, and v/e oil<__ special ba.gams  in all linen. ,, '  Dress Good-, from 15c up.  Black C'rcpons at, 81.25, $1.-0 and $2.  New devgns in 1'rmls at Su IP., 12}c and loe    All fast colors.  Wi.ippeiettc goods at 10c 12J�� .ind l..c.  Dre-N Pkiit-. in bl.n.k lustre, f_eiges ,md crcpons, fiom $.1 lo $10.  A tew Ijulics'Silk Shirt \.\iist_, to clc.ir, at $.KM.   These were regular  ��5 good..  Manuel Shut Wgi-,ts at JI.73, tegular ?3 good-  Our Overshoe Sale  T-. si ill on, and as the season is late we nro oiloiing them at slaughter prices,  lleieaie a, few puces: Ladies' Al isl.u^ ,it (._e._ ladies' builon overshoes,  .it ��1 TO, inen'a buckle oveisni.c, at, $1.S0; l_,inbeimen's rubbc_*__, nt SI.JO,  $17..'.md $3 00.  j_u.iot uloc-k  i-ai-i.u -s'ji.kkt  A. FERLAND &  l��w  JL.    ���  Mais'!  H  ���Hkad Office .vr  NELSON', B. O.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  '^Markets at   Hahon,   RoSsJnncl,   Trail,   Kas-lo, Ymir,   Sandon,   Silverton, Now  %    Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way,  and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  ALL ___II._--S.OF  FRESH AND SALTED  WHOLESALE AND KETAIL  AND POULTRY IN SEASON  EATS  FISH  43aker Street, Nelson J).   CL   TRAVES,   Manager  :k ORDERS BY MAIL T_EOF_IVK CAJtKKUI, AND PROMPT ATTENTION.  Iiy _ou> i evidence i. i.h. re ,\c  aie to he found lo attend to  _ our tfrui cvi tiadc.  ��� \-f in-t rospni'd a '���Irpnic'il of e\tr.i fi-if Hi.oied Co.Ion .Mid India Ten  bohio iiehh loaslcd Jlncli.i and .Jina G'olloo    T!-C-<>'_..o'_il. no ci  Wc li..  Nome f   one wanting ���>om_l lung clic-co.  Give lis a trial.  ,in i('commend to  XVii k i ow -we can ]ilea _e j ou.  A Ho  an. -  ;"3roi-ie_)hinB and Silica Street*,  .vp]?P#i_<5 Metbodlj-t i-limci-  PATTOH & ENM-AN  CiTY LOCAL NEWS  Gniseppi Maklo left the Jiospital  yesterday morning, but soon went  back again, lie took a iib near St.  Joseph's school, and lay helpless  until the Sisters looked after him.  Maklo was then sent to the hospital  again. .His skull was trepanned a  couple of weeks ago to relieve him  of pressure on the brain, aud since  the operation Jio was perfectly well  until yesterday.  The victorious Nelson rinks returned from Rossland bearing tlieir  trophies with them. The F. A.  Tamblyn rink, which included D. S.  Stanley, J. II. Wallace and J. H.  Fox besides the skip, had four handsome pieces of cut glassware, their  winnings in the Walk'erville competition. The other crack rink, D.  Porter, T. Lillie, A. Carrie, and John  Rae, skip, have the New York  grand challenge cup, a magnificent  piece of silverware on an" ebony  base, the whole being 8(5 inches in  height. Gold medals for the players  went with the cup. They also have  the Hudson's Bay trophy, which  carries with it gold lockets for the  members of the link. The collection of prizes will be exhibited in  Lillie Brothers' window today; with  the exception of the New York  medals which have not been received. cTamblyu's rink gets silver  medals in this competition.  The matched event between the  crack rinks skipped by TV. Richardson and G. Steele which \vas; to  have taken place last nighb did not  come off, but is on the cards for tonight. The stake at issue is a hundred choice cigars donated by the  nianufaetmers -a Monti eal firm,  and with this as a spur to their  energies, an exciting contest between the rival rinks is assuied.  The winning rink is to challenge  the crack quartettes who covered  themselves with'glory at Rossland.  R. Leicester has returned 'from  the Yellowstone mine, wheie he  has been engaged as an electrician.  A two-Kilowatt motor and 300 incandescent 'amps have been jjut in  i- the offices, the mill, biuikhouse, etc.  He states that the mill at the mine  has been running steadily for two  weeks and is giving splendid satisfaction.  The handsome silver trophy presented to theKootemiy Culling Association tins season by tho Parsons  Produce Company will not come to  Nelson. A picked Rosslaiid quartette defeated a combination rink  from the tv. o Nelson rinks and won  the trophy by the narrow majoiity  of one point.  After the ca?es of Bowes and  Rogers had been disposed of, a  number of chamber applications  wer heard by justice Martin, tiie  peremptory list Laving ben exhausted. His Jo-dslrip left last  night for Rossland.  ���The Rossland Minstrels-will-visifc  which was hurt in practice a few  nights previous. After the game  the players were entertained at a  dinner from which the sterner sex  was excluded, and an enjoyable  evening was spent.  S. II. Skeltou of Rossland, has  transferred to J.' '_W. Skeltou a  quarter interest in the Blue Dick  and Clili mineral claims, north fork  Salmon river and an eighth in the  Mineral Hill on Rover creek. TV.  II. Skeltou records the transfer of  the Mineral Hill interest to Olive B.  Jones for $200. ��� G. A. Bigelow of  Kimberley, has sold his interests in  tho Highland Chief on Toad mountain to D. T. Morico of Nelson, consideration nominal. P. B. Wilson  has transferred his interests iii the  Great Eastern claim, at the mouth  of Wild Horse creek to  G.  Kareno.  Chief Jarvis received a message  yesterday from Wilfred Flanagan,  Winnipeg, asking "Can you wire  whereabouts of Edward Flanagan.  Brother James dead."  Charles Collins, assistant chief of  the Rossland fire department, and his  bride are at the hotel Home.  A drunk avjis- brought before  magistrate Crease j-esterday wTho  had gone through a rather novel  experience. While patrolling the  street at an early hour Sunday  morning constable Hardy heard a  row under the sidewalk in front of  the new Madden block, aud on looking down he saw a man lying about  12 feet below the level of the street-.  Tho fellow was struggling with a  well developed jag and had fallen  through a space barely large enough  to permit the passage of his bodjr.  A ladder was procured and the  drunk brought to the surface. He  contributed $7.25 ^: to the police  funds. "���'-������*"  The work of constructing a retaining wall at the northeast corner of the intersection of Silica and  Ward streets is in full swiug.; The  r'pek for the wall =is being blasted  out of the roadway on Silica street-  near the corner of Hall, much to  the improvement of the road.  A gang of truckers has been busy  for a couple of days unloading cars  into the J. W. Stewait warehouse  at the C. P. 11. depot. The last  shipment to hand consisted of two  cars of  oats  which were received  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.  NKLSON  IvASLO  SANDON  A FULL LE  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coa^t.  Flooring  local Aifd coa_,t.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  ot all kinds.  5F WHAT YOU WANT IS NOT IJT STOCK  Wl! WILT. MAKE IT FOM YOU  CALL AND GET PItlCES.  over the Columbia & Western road.  Today a barge of eight cars will be  taken up the lake and unloaded at  various points where camps are to  be located. Parties of men will be  sent out on the work daily from  now on, some forty  leaving  today.  For two days a steady stream of  men has beeu flowing into. the  Slocan from this direction. On the  morning train yesterday as an instance in point, twenty-nine men  purchased tickets for points in the  Slocan. This is probably an average figure for each train departing  on Sunday and Monday. The  C. P. R.'s freight business in that  direction is also groAving daily. Almost every wholesaler in the city  has made shipments to the Slocan  within the past three or four days.  The office staff from II. E. Beas-  ley's office on Baker street has been  moved' to superintendent Troup's  quarters on Stanley street, Charles  Crandon has been appointed chief  clerk of the reorganized staff. The  arrangement of desks has not been  ��� completed.  Tiie city -engineer has several  teams at work removing some five  carloads of- sewer pipe from the  Nelson k Fort Sheppard depot to  the northwest corner of the .recreation park, which is to be Used as  storage ground for citv supplies.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  WE HAVE STOVES  But while  v/e  are  waiting  for the cold weather we  would  draw  your attention to our line &f  NICKLED COPPER WARE  Including Tea mC Coffee Pols (several designs) Enamelled Handle Dippers, Pudding Dishes,  Kettles, ctt., and tho only place you can get them is nt  E GOfVlPA  Tea  For  Rent���House  on Carbonate  slioel, next to c\ majoi Neelands,,-) looms and  Kitchen.   Enqune c_ sheriff I{obin_on.  Wanted���At once a  hotel   boy,  appl. at the Holel Phai..  From today the rink will be open  to (lie public fiom II to (> p. in., and fiom 8 to  ID.. J p.m.  Wanted a live partner to buy or  -ciilli-ilf inteiesl in Ihe Siilr.hm* Sp_iiiKs"'Si-n_-  tantim, Addicsb. H. ,!. Finuov, bliuuuoio,  Albc-la.  Here's Bargains  S SUITS  J. A,  MALL AND LAKE SlRBrTS, NELSON*  Nelson on Saturday night and give  their entertainment in the opera  house for the Mansion House patriotic fund. Tho minstrels made a  big hit with their show in Rowland  and raised upwards of .$1000 for the  same purpose.  Miss Tumblyn and MKs McDer-  niid, who were injured in the  'hockey match at Rossland, are recovered. Tlio former \uia rendered  unc Mi-jcicui.s by the shock of a collision with another player, and  Miss McDcrniid  injured   the ankle  Contractors and Builders  WILL" DO WKLL TO  Buy Their Lumber  AT  G. 0. Buchanan's  A larga gtock of first-class dry material on  hand, ulnQ i. full liiio of sohh, doors, mouldings,  turned work, otc.  Factory Work a Specialty  Yards  Foot of Hontiryx stroot, Nolson  Toiopho���. 91 Jo}]n Rae, Agent  XVo Jure abo'il 2> anils, of _;ood son icgable  I .\ ecd_, odds and em s of oui* ?10and $12 suits, all  M/eb iie in Ihc lot.   Take \oui* choicc Tor ?T.fi0.  ]-o}'-.Miit_,, ..aim aiid nice, o*Ui._ good tor little puce.  Undo. ,\ enrat special low pi ices,  Paigain . ii, ji>on'_- .and boj'^ caps, sock, and  ties.   Quiilit) good.���p.'iocs low.  Baker Street,  Opposite (Jilt-en's Hotel.  BROWN & GO.  CUT PRICES IS THE  ORDER OF Till. DAY  'And I -want to be in it. I have just received  Fall hanipU'= of Suitinga and OvcrGoat-nKn.rpprc-  sentiii-f a $30,000 stock to t'lsoo-cfioiu nuule to  j our order at, p ices uo\ ei* before ltoaid of in Nol-  jsoii. All Uie latu_t fa Is ��n Taney Vistinvjs for  Fall and winter.  Ladies' foiloiing in all its urcinchp'. a specialty.  Lowest prices.   Rooms 1 and, U, Iliilj or block.  STEVENS, The Tailor  Crockery  Glassware  Dinner Sets  Tea Sets .'...;,  Chamber Sets  Office Sets  Bar Fixtures  Japanese Ware  Fancy China  Wholesale and ict.nl mei-  chanK No 1SH Maker Stleel,  telephone 10 1>. O. bo*. K. 4c  ^\   Tij n tii.il oulei.  *  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  :^___S_d:-_fc;__S___^:__S:__2__&:A___2:__s ___?��� sr_-____?��� ^:-��_-^-^.^'  ���__������<�����  '*__���'*,  ���*'^J  ���*����� ���  iti  iti  Hi  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  Ui  iti  iti'  WIO.VJ3 S.  Want Your Trade  l-QX ot  AND   IF   PRICES   ARE   ANY   INDUCEMENT   WE   SHOULD'HAVE   IT.  swmnm'V,.,^ tU 1..0U> t'00'1,*-/*1"1 ">o ��^K Wp<* at lower puros all Around than any other  s.oie in.oui line is hermmi,^ ^ide^picad; wlging bj the lcttu.oulci* iMit \.e rocu.o fi-uu all  narK of the countiy.  uetloi value-.-1 Theiefoie it isno"sui"iniso (hiit'c\ei  M'e unilei-jjiiy oui competitor, con-tquenilj m. alw.ijh ui *\ positiojilo give *  j body makes oui stoic then licadquai lei *. >  Tfje Western Mercantile Co., Limited  Successes to JL De-.Bi.say & Co , Staple ancl Fancy Groceib  BAIvl'.R B1 UEET, XELSOX  CLEANING  AND  REPAIRING  Fine Tailoring  YOUR OWK GOODS -MADE UP  ���  OLD CLOn/ES _MAJ)K GOOL. AS NEW  "  ARTHUR GEE  Opposite Clarke Hotel.   MERCHANT TAILOR  Paface fVfeat fVJarJ^et  Headquarters  for all kinds of  Fresh and Cured  Meats.  When You Want the  BEST CANNED GOODS ON THE MARKET  TELEPHONE 161.  Boulters Tomatoes and Marrowfat  Peasr Standard Brand Sweet Corn  p. o. box-1-u.���  IIOL.S-TON-HI.OUK.  ' llluo Ribunn Tea Alwaj s on Raiid,  Kiosli Esfifs lteeohcd D.ulj  John ^. Irving & Go'  ASK YOUR GROCER F6H TffE CELE8F(ATED  NOW READY FOR INSPECTION  (iottingharn Lace Curtains at T5c, $1, $1.25, $1.50  $U5S $2, arid up to $10  Swiss Curtails from $4.50 upwards  Brussels pet Curtaiqs at $5, $9, $7,  Qheiiilie Curtains at  to S12  Tapistry Curtains at  and $8  $4.50, $5? $5.50 arid up  S4? $5, and upwards  A feat in e will bo wade of  jj.iiiie hade.   Tin') will alwujs  big (lieii bcaaon.  the '.oullry and  be on hand d itr  <L L.  PORTER, Prop.  !(.!) Josephine St., bet \\ ecu 13aker and Vernon.  H~D.~A8iTOROFT  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Oats  The Best that Money can Buy,   Take no Other  Manufactured by tlio I-rarKmai.-Koi' Milling Co., Ltd.  Victoria, Vancouver,, Westminster, Edmonton.Nelson.  DON'T PAY TWO PMCEi  "Wagon repad Inpr promptly attended to by a  flrn_-ci"_H8 wheelwright.  Special attention ertvon to all kinds of repalr-  Irg and cl!_^^olu work from outside points.  hhop:  Hall 6t., -.ctween Baiter and Vernon  Special attention is drawn to these goods  Nobby designs and right prices.  Houston Block, _0akei> Street.  Vernon Streetj Ne_son_  FOR   YOUR   CLOTHING.  I! _\;il pay von (oc\-innrciti. slock of now {rood1., fjiUiik ovfiooals and  bargains in footwcai. t'oinpleto lines of J.uncs JlcCieadj _c Co. , and Ihe  boots and shoes.  ''.nil;  Aiiic-  r mhu. Sjjcch  iluldeiikV; C o.'ss  224-226 Baker Street, f.8i_on.  GAS FITTING OUE SPECIALTY  PLUMBING OP ALL KINDS  "Opoi.i House Block, Ncl-on  'W YOUR LOT 1.1X10  \. K DO IT     ��>__._ US  sn  FULL LINES OF WiNTEH AND SPfilHQ SUiTINGS  WEST BAKEK STBEffiT KEliSGN OPPOSITE SII-^EB KING BOTE*>  Ifi.ij^it^/JiiiA-.'-'.is;::-.

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