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 DAILY  EDITION   BY  MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION  BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  EfG HTII  YEAR.  FELSOlSr:  SATURDAY MORNING, "MARCH 10 3900.  PRICE FIVE CENTS.'  u: azzxzzzzzzz.izxz::zzzxxizzzzizzzz.z. i:is:iixJizixixxi:iiixixixiiiii5iKKiIzixiiiiixiiixxxxixixixZ-__axxx}3  KRUGER HAS APPEALED TO SALISBURY FOR PEACE  TJie Proposition Regarded as a Euse.  [j Loxnox,March i).���3:10p.m.��� Itwaslearncdlatothisafternoonthat B  tho peace rumors had been founded on I'aet; that president Kruger H  had appealed to lord Salisbury for a cessation of hostilities, offering p  at length, by cable, the terms which he was willing to accept. These, fi  however, were not taken seriously, as they included practically noth- ��  ing more than that the Transvaal government offered prior to the issuing of tho British ultimatum.  Official circles here regarded tho propositions as merely a ruse  for the Boors Lo gain time ancl did not consider that president Kruger Avas yet ready to consider the demands which Great Britain  would make as a reimbursement for tho loss of life and great expenditure.  ,'i It was understood that  president  Krugci's  advances had  met  i with an emphatic rejection at the hands of loid Salisbury, who was  !) believed to have said that no such attempt to retain the independence  1 of the Tiansvaal should be considered i'oi" a  moment by tho  British  i  I government.  tXZZZIZXIXZZZIlZZiZXZX'ZiXTZZZnZ-ZZZIIZZZXZZJZZZZlZZZlZXlZZZZXZXXZZZZZZXZZZXZXXXZZlZXZZZZZZZZZZIZZZIZ) .Iini-EX  EXTRADITION WAS WAIVED  Eowdea in Provincial Jail.  IL. Bowden  was brought safely  I back to town  yesterday afternoon  by special  constable F. It. C. Beer.  Chief of pro\incial police  Bullock-  Webstor met them at the mountain  station, and the accused was taken  [direct  to   the  provincial  jail.    He  1 will be brougnt  up  before  stipendiary magistrate Ciease thi&jinorn-  I ing, when  he will  probably  bo remanded  until Monday.    There are  two  charges  against Bowden, one  j for the  misappropriation  of $GG0,  and one for stealing Jp20G5 from the  Hall Mines smelter office.  ATnmuNE representative called  at tho provincial  jail, but Bowden  declined to make any statement un-  r{ he  had  had  an  opportunity to  j confer w4ith a solicitor.    It is  not  cettain yet who will defend him.  Special  constable F.  R. 0. Beer  j said ho found Bowden intheO\\l  gambling   house,   whole    he    Wa��  (playing roulette,    lie had an old  IFedora hat over his eyes and  was  [wearing  an  old   flannel  shut, and  [altogether looked veiy unlike his  (usual spick-aiid-span self,    Bowden  jcaused no trouble  but  went right  [along to the Spokane ei Ly jail, where  [he   was   locked   tip.    Ho. had   ou  IJiini   at   tno   time   of   the   arrest  |$J 27,1.25  and  a  ticket for Seattle.  [Bowden was quite sober wheu cap-  [tured, but was.  lather shaky from  [tho effects of a drinking bout,    lie  jtaid ,ho had  intended  to take the  [next train to Seattle.   Special constable Beer had  also, made  up his  |mind to take that* train  if he did  [not find him, so tho capture was  [inevitable.    Mr. Beer,got  track of  [hiin the night before and was fol-  Jlowing him  up, and  deserves con-  Isiderable credit for a good  piece of  Ivoik.   JIo said  he found the Spo-  jkanc   police   extremely   courteous  land_obIiging,_LhoughJihcyLw'oro_not_  (able to render him much assistance.  [Bowden finally  made up  his mind  io come back and not to fight extradition, and Mr.  Beer said lie behaved admirably on tho way home,  giving no trouble whatever. It was  Iexpected that thoy would bo able  ,to reach Nelson yesterday morning,  jbut the tiuiii could not got through,  and thoy spout the  night nt- Wan-  | eta, reaching Nelson about 1 o'clock  iu the afternoon.  NELSON LOCAL NEWS.  Dr. J. F. Spankie of Greenwood  [returned last night from Kootenay  J Landing, to which point he accom-  [panied Mr. Pringle of Ottawa, who  [was taken ill while visiting his son,  (Oliver Pringle, banister, of Wreen-  Jwood.  C. II. Hand, manager of tho  J Payne mine, is staying at the Phair.  R. Marpole returned to the Coast  List night, after spending the day  in going into local matters with  snpeiinteudent Troup.  The main sewer was obstructed  on IJalcer street yesterday, and a  couplo of meu were engaged most  of the afternoon and night in clearing it out. A length of hose was  attached to the hydrant at the corner of Baker aud Stanley streets  and introduced into the manhole  with excellent results.  At the last meeting of tho United  Charities Organization it whs de-  Tsided that two of tiie members of  the boird, Mcsdames Bellamy and  Clark, should call on business1 mcu  and citizens for the purpose of  soliciting subscriptions. Theorgaui-_  zation is now assisting six cases  where the parties are wholly unable to Work, and funds are earnestly desired. Secretary Sims had a  typical case yesterday when a small  boy came into his office and asked  for au old pair of boots. The boy's  feet were protected only by a pair  of stockings aud rubbers, both full  of holes.  A cablegram was received yes-  tprday from Ernest Mansfield, who  is now in London, England. Jfo is  meeting with remarkable success in  his various enterprises, and anticipates leaving for Canada about the  middle of Apiil. It is understood  Mr. Mansfield has abandoned his  project of visiting New Zealand.  Taylor k Hannington have applied on behalf of Rene Laudi and  Ernest Mansfield for crown grants  on twelve claims in and about  Camp Mansfield.  Tho matters at issue between J.  0. Fauquier of Nakusp and William  Parker, owner of the Brooklyn  townsite, have beeu settled. Fauquier bought1 tho house on the  Brooklyn pioperty from Mr. Parker, therefore concluding an amicable ariangement.  The smallpox caso at Nakusp has  t|U'nx?d out to bo of a mild nature  and no further danger is anticipated. Mrs. McCully, the patient,  is recovering nicely, ilcr husband,"  who is C. P. R. agent at Nakusp,  has had a telegraph wire strung to  the house whore he is closely-quarantined and directs the business at  the depot by means of the ticker.  If. N. Couisier, government agent  at Revelstoke, is the medical health  olliccr in charge of the matter.  Chief Jarvis goes to Northport  today if the Nelson "& Fort Sheppard tiains are running. lie will  bring back William Gooding, who  is wanted for forging a check and  passing iL at Brown's clothing store.  Gooding is held by tho city marshal at Northport and will come  back without_extradition_proceed-  ings.  J. S. Sullivan of Trail, C. P. R,  engineer for the Pacific division,  arrived in the city last night to go  over the Balfour line. J. Lonsdale  Doupe, of the land office at Winnipeg, is also here. His duties are in  connection with the purchase of the  right of way.  The communication forwarded to  acting government agent W. J.  Goepel by tlio city clerk in compliance with the city council's resolution, has beeu'referred to the  attorney-general,   Tho officials are  tion of the work next week. This  is regarded as particularly rapid  work.  J. C. Drowry is in the city en  route from Moyie to Rossland. He  is delighted with the results which  have beeu obtained at the Moyie  and Lake Shore mine, one of the  St. Eugene Consolidated group.  There are now S4 men working cn  tho property and a tunnel is being  driven on the 800-foot level, which  has crosscut twelvo feet of solid ore  with no hanging wall in sight. The  mine has fifteen levels with ore in  each one. Messrs. Whyte and Tait  visited the property a day or so  ago and took away samples of the  ore.  As the Rev. R. Frew is still confined to his room with a severe attack of la grippe, the Rev. Mr.  Young, Presbyterian missionary at  Ymir, will take both services in  St. Paul's church tomorrow.  The Hamilton Powder Company's  magazine is to be removed from its  present location at Seven-mile,  where it is said to endanger the  safety of John McMartin's camp,  to a spot just this side of Five-mile.  The building will be located permanently after the road is completed.  The men at Angus Stewart's  camp on Nine-mile point have commenced the construction of the  buildings which are to comprise tho  camp. These consist of a kitchen  and dining hall 40 by 100 feet in  dimensions to accommodate 125  meu, bunk houses on a similar scale,  commissary building and office.  Nine-mile will bo the most extensive camp on the line.   .  The construction of the hospital  at Nine-mile point was commenced  yesterday, the Nelson Saw & Planing Mills, Limited, supplying tho  material. The building will be 00  by 40 feet as already stated and  will be equipped with 40 beds. Dr.  F. J. Ewing will havo a staff of  nurses on duty after the premises  are completed.  No word had been received up to.  'last night by the officials of the  Baptist church from Rev. H. H. Hall  of Portage La Prairie, to whom a  call was extended. The arrangement for Sunday is that services  will be conducted by Mrs. M. L.  Rattray, pi iucipal of ihe business  college.  ' The Nelson minstrels held their  final reherasal last night, and ran  over the list' of bright songs and  witty gags which go to make up  their entertainment. The company  will march from the opera house to  the depot on Monday morning in  their striking dusters and hats purchased for the trip. They show in  Sandon, New Denver, and Kaslo on  Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday,  nights respectively.  GOOD BUSINESS THIS WEEK  Wholesalers Satisfied.  The Nelson wholesalers report a  good week's business, with every  prospect of trade being brisk from  now on. During the latter part of  the week the tie-up on the Nelson  & Fort Sheppard road rather disorganized trade along the line, but as  the road is now open the dealers  will make up for lost time. A new  feature has arisen in connection  with The TmuuNE's-weekly list of  shipments, aucV- in future all consignments to the various camps  along the line of tho Balfour extension will be described as being forwarded to "lake points."  Yesterday's shipments wore as  below:  W. F. Teetzel & . Co., assayers'  supplies.���Ferguson, Slocan City,  Woodbury Creek and Kaslo.  H. Byers & Co., hardware aud  mining supplies.���Trail, Erie, Windermere, Lake Points, Kaslo and  Sandon.  Vancouver Hardware Company,  hardware and mining supplies.���  Creston, Cranbrook, Kaslo and  Ymir.  Lawrence Hardware Company,  hardware and mining supplies.���  Ainsworth, Pilot Bay; Slocan City,  New Denver, Enterpiiso Landing,  Granite Siding, Clubbs Landing,  Ymir, Erie, Salmo and Lake points.  II. J. Evans k Co., commission  merchants.���Ymir, Robbon, Rossland and Woodbury creek.  Nelson Planing Mills. LimiLed,  sash and doors.���Lake points.  Turner, Beeton & Co., dry goods  and liquors.���Kaslo, Slocan City,  Lardeau, Lake points and Three  Forks.  A. Macdonald & Co., wholesale  grocers.���Slocan Junction, Matciial  Yard, Sirdar, Whitewater, Grand  Forks, Moyie, Creston, Kuskonook  and Ainsworth.  J. Y." Griffin k Co., provisions and  produce.���New Denver, Slocan City,  Greenwood, Phoenix, Columbia,  Grand Forks, Whitewater and  Trail. "    *  Parsons Produce Company, provisions and produce.���Trout Lake,  Rossland, Slocan City, 'Waneta,  Grand Forks, Cascade, Summit,  Phoenix, Greenwood aiidMidway.  Kootenay Cigar Company, cigars.  ���Revelstoke, Calgary, Golden,  Banff, Canmore and Fernie.  flags of the Terrible, appeared, carrying the tarred Union Jack from  H. M. S. Powerful, which had flown  throughout the siege pf Ladysmith,  the cheering was tumultuous. The  crowd was of immense proportions.  PRESIDENTS ARE IN THE WAY  Burghers Would Submit.  Loxnox, March 9.���A Times dispatch from Poplar Grove, under  yesterday's date, goes so far as to  assert that the Boer rout was complete, that the submission of the  Free State is being demanded by  the burghers from their unwilling  president, and it is expected that  its submission will be made within  a  week.   The correspondent adds:  "Probably tho - Boers' wisest  course was flight, but it was most  undignified and is certain to produce consternation at Bloemfontein. There is a growing outcry  against any further identification  of the Free State with the Transvaal's interests."  Dispatches from the Boer camp  at Glencoe, via Lorenzo Marquez, depict president Kruger as donning  a bandolier, seizing a rifle, and inviting volunteers to accompany  him, as he wishe'd to have a shot at  the enemy himself. President Kruger is quoted as having declared iu  his address to the troops that he  "did not know whether arbitration or intervention would end the  struggle, but that it would end  quickly within the next month he  strongly believed."  Norval's Pont Occupied.  Loxdox,   March   9.-2:05  p.m.���  r  BOERS WERE COMPLETELY ROUTED AT POPLAR GROVE  Artillery and Cavalry the Cause.  London, March 9.���The war office has received the following  dispatch from lord Roberts:  Poplar Grove, Friday morning.���Presidents Kruger and Sleyn  were both present at the fight of March 7th, and did all in their  power to rally their troops. The rout, however, was complete, tho  men declaring that they could not stand against the British artillery  and such a formidable force of cavalry."  London, March 10.���The correspondent of the Daily News says:  "The Boers were seized with a panic, thus spoiling, the "whole plan  which had been beautifully calculated to destroy them utterly. As  the sixth division emerged from a hiddeu position and appeared on  the crest with the mounted infantry in skirmishing order, the Boers  thought the whole earth was covered with soldiers, in their front  and rear and ou their flanks. They did not wait to verify their*suppositions, but fled, seized apparently with a dread that they might  share the fate of Cronje."  All the special dispatches from Poplar Grove confirm the reports  of the panic of the Boers.    The Morning Post's correspondent says:  "President Kruger shed tears at his ineffectual attempt to rally  tl the Boers who were completely paralyzed by lord Roberts' masterly-  �� tactics.   They were too demoralized to heed his expostulations, and t  �� declared that the British cannon were everywhere." g  .-ZXXX-ti  iiximc  TTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT-  The war office has issued the following dispatch from lord Roberts:  "Clements has occiqned Norval's  Pont and the adjacent drifb. As  soon as the engineers, pontoons and  troops arrive, he wil lcross the river.  Gatacre occupied Burghersdorp on  March  7th, and  was greeted with  .great enthusiasm on the part of  the loyal inhabitants.    His.scouts  ���are reporting that large numbers of  rebels in the neighborhood are  anxious to surrender."  great victory, since the enemy was  not punished and no great strategical advantage was gained. It  cannot be denied that the Boers  have pursued a wise course in defiance of the A*ery bad tactical and  and strategical advice of president  Kruger and president Steyn. From  the Biitish point of view it is a pity  that the advance was not followed  up, for in that case, lord Roberts  would probably have captured the  whole force."  SLOCAN   MINING   NOTES.  anxious to put the 25 or 30 men  confined in the provincial jail at  woik, ancl expect to hear from Vie  toiia in time to submit a proposition to tho aldermanic board on  Monday night.  Fred Mountain, formerly chief of  tho provincial police of this district,  ii staying at" the Phair.  E. P. Whalley reports that the  preliminary arrangements for the  vaudeville entertainment he is getting up on behalf of the Canadian  Patriotic Fund havo been successfully completed, and the comedietta,  entitled "Billing and Cooing," will  bo rehearsed for the first time this  evening. Thei e are but two characters in it which will be taken by  Mrs. Whalley and Freeman Lake.  Tho names of the others who will  take part in tho entertainment will  be announced later,  E. F. Burns came down to the  city from Balfour yesterday. Ho  has tho clearing of the right-of-way  well under way ou his subcontract,  and expects to complete this por-  North Star Shipments.  Mojio Lcudei.  Frank Robbins, managing engineer of the North Star mine, and  Noil MeLeod Curran, financial  agent, left last Monday for Trail to  ai'range_for_the_ti,eatincnt_of North  Star ore, Tho railroad has been  completed to the tramway, and last  Saturday two carloads of ore were  shipped to Cranbrook and one to  Great Falls. This is the first ore  shipped over the North Star branch,  and it was most appropriate that it  should come from the North Star  mine. The tramway is now in  working order, and everything is  ready for regular shipments.  Montreal Wanta it.  Montreal, March 9,���-The  3000  Bird  lead,  min-  pro-  posal among some of the western  members of the Canadian Mining  Association to have the annual  mooting held permanently in Ottawa meets with strong opposition  from Montreal members, who contend that the argument that Ottawa is more central is not in accord with the facts. They declare  that the excellent train service to  Montreal makes the metropolis  more central.  A Famous Bridge.  Montreal, March 0.���-The Grand  Trunk Railway Company today  announced that the famous old international bridge at Black Rock,  above Buffalo, New York, will be  renewed almost entirely this year.  The Detroit Bridge ��fc Iron "Works  Company have the contract.  Hay-Pauncefote Treaty.  Washington, March 9.���Tho senate committee on foreigu relations-  today reported tho Hay-Pauncefote  treaty to the senate, with an  amendment reserving to this country the right to defend the canal ia  the cause of order.  New- Denver, March 4.���.["Special to The Tribune.] ���Ore io' coming in in small lots fiom the Capella  group on Goat mountain, Pete  Angrignon has the contract and he  has been making two trips a day.  It is a dry ore, its chief value being J  in various combinations of silver.  These shipments demonstrate that  it pay* to work propoitios on Goat  mountain.  With the   ore   shipments from  Slocan CiLy last week's total  was  510-tous, and-the- aggregate-from  the Slocan for the year about  tons.  Development on tlio March  group is showing up a fine  with promising evidences  of  oral.    This is another  Goat mountain property.  Sixty ton.-; of ore weie shipped  by the Arlington last week, making  100 tons to date. It was sent to  Trail.  This week the Bosun has shipped  10 tons of high grade ore. Other  shipments will follow shortly.  The Black Piinee, Springer creek,  has made another shipment of 10  tons, which was consigned to the  Trail smelter. This property is  being developed by the owners.  The tunnel on the Neglected has  passed through the big fault and is  rapidly straightening up. IL is expected that ore chutes will be cut  in a few days. At present the  ledge is between four and five feet  in width.  No mail from tho States or the  coast arrived yesterday, owing to  slides.  The increase in business on the  C. P. R. line i.s most noticeable..  Ovation to ths Naval Brigade.  Di'kh.vn, March 9.���The naval  brigade arrived today in command  of captain Lambcrton. They number about 200 and were enthusiastically received. The railway station was lined with men from  11. M. S. Terrible, and the meeting  of the comrades caused many  touching scenes. When the gunners, who played such an important part in the relief of Ladysmith, headed by the bands aud j  Martin Turned Down.  Victoria, ^March 9.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���The people's emergency convention held at Westminster today in response to a call by  tho Columbian was attended by  about 100 Liberals and ' Conservatives. Premier Martin attended  and gave an address, - but subsequently a resolution was passed declaring: "That the meeting views  with alarm the possibility of the  lion. Joseph Martin forming a ministry and carrying the country."  Boers  Disorganized.  Poplar Grovh, March 9.���General >Fronch, who is ten miles ahead,  reports that his front is clear of  the Boer.". All other reports tend  to confirm a state of disorganization of the Boer Jorees of^ the  Transvaal as-well "as-of the Free  State. Tho general impression is  that tho fiuther progress of the  British to Bloemfontein will not be  opposed.       '  Boetclicr's Body Recovered.  Ka.slo, March 9.���The rumaiu.s of  11. O. Boetcher, the miner who was  entombed in Ins tunnel on the  b'outh fork of Kaslo creek, weie  brought into town last night and  weie given a military funeral today. The dead man was ,'i member  of the Kaslo Rifles and the company tinned out to fire the farewell shot over his grave.  Recruiting in the East.  Moxtrkal, March 9.���Recruiting  of 12o officers and men to take the  places of the ���members of the first  Canadian contingent who have died  from disease or been killed or wounded in South Afi ica, began today.  The recuiting stations aie confined  Lo eastern Canada. No difficulty  is expected in obtaining the required  number.  Boer Cartridges Destroyed.  Poi'LAK Grove, March 9. ���A  great amount of ammunition was  destroyed today. This included  '���evcral boxes of explosive bullets,  on tho outside of which the Boers  had marked "manufactured for the  British government."  Wilkinson on Roberts.  London, March 10. -Mr. Spencer  Wilkinson hi the Morning Post dealing with the disappointment expressed by the war correspondents  respecting the Poplar Grove battle  says:   "Doubtless   it   was   not   a  Unreasonable Conditions.  London, March  10.���The   Daily  Mail  publishes the following   dispatch from  Pretoria, dated  Thursday, March  8th, via Lorenzo Marquez, which has been censored by  the Boer  government: "Conversations J have had.,-with.-the., highest.  statesmen   shows  that "tbe Boers  want some arrangement.   They say  that if England is waging a war of  conquest they will fight to the finish.    Otherwise they believe that a  plain statement of the British intention will reveal the basis  of negotiations, now that England's prestige is repaired.    Presidents Kruger aud Steyn conferred on Monday  at Bloemfontein on the incorporation of the above representations in  a cablegram to lord Salisbury.  The  preservation  of  the  independence  of the two republics is  a sine qua  non."  Her Majesty's Reception.  London, March 10.���The huge  serenade in front of Buckingham  Palace, which was the .feature of  Thursday's welcome to her majesty.  wa>s repeated this evening, some  20,000 persons participating. The  queen, the prince of Wales and  other members of the royal family  appeared. atTthe windows, and the  people sang "God Save the Queen "  and other patriotic songs. Her  majesty has not suffered from her  experience of the ias>t two days.  Tho Court Circular says: "Her  majesty was today received everywhere with the same enthusiasm as  yesterday, whieh has greatly gratified the queen."  Boer Generals Resign.  London, March 10,���The Berlin  correspondent of the Daily Mail  says: "I learn that there is dissension between president Kruger  and general Joubert, and that the  latter has resigned. Probably president Kruger will assume tho chief  command. General Schalkberg and  the other commandants are also  likely ��o resign for similar reasons,  and because president Kruger ignored their advices to make peace  overtures after ��� the first Boer  victory."    Jumping on Skates.  New York, March 10.���FredGer-  mur of Long Branch, New Jersey,  made a new world's record for high  jumping on .skates at the Clermont  avenue rink Brooklyn, tonight,  clearing the bar at 4 feet 21 inches.  Germ or and Joe Qiiinu, of Red  Bank both made new figures for  the standing broad jump ou skates.  The former went 8 feet. 0} inches  and the latter 0 feet, V>\ inches.  Free State Envoy.  Berlin, March 9.���Hi is reported  hero that the Orange Free Stato  has sent Herr Obiter-Wcssols to  New York, to exert his influence iu  the interest of the Free State.  BOER POWER IS COLLAPSING  No More Guns Wanted.  London, March  10���4.15 a. m.���  Sir Michael Hicks-Beach, chancellor  of the exchequer, when  explaining  to the bankers the terms of the new  loan, gave them an intimation that  the government considered the end  of the war near.    "Since the estimates   were   prepared,"   he    said,  "events have taken place that have  changed the situation, and probably  not all the money will be required."  Whatever the  government may  know or intend, unofficial  opinion -  seems to think that the Boer power  is collapsing.    The eighth  division  has been under orders to- embai k  for several weeks, but these order.-?,  so far as the artillery contingent ia  concerned, have been recalled, lord  Roberts having reported  that no  artillery from home is necessary.  This ds the .first pause in reinforcements since the war began.  Sir Redvers Buller, second in command in the field, and lord Wolseley  are understood alSo to cqpisider  that no more artillery is needed. >  Lord Roberts' has altogether GJ2  guns, including siege pieces.  Jfis quite clear that general Buller will not try anything  large in  the   future, as   he   is to lose sir  Charles   Warren   and  the  latter'*  10,000 men, who have been ordered  to join lord Roberts.    It is the expectation of the war office that lord  Roberts,  notwithstanding  th6  necessity of garrisoning his  depots,  will be able to operate a constantly.  increasing force,  so   that   by tho .  time    tho   Transvaal     frontier   is  -.reached he_will have-70,000-troops.  His telegrams dealing with nonessentials are taken  to moan  that  he is up  to some  mischief, as his  apparent   inactivity usually spells  uncommon activity.  Mafeking, as a beleaguered town,  attracts some Sentiment and sympathy. Nothing has- been heard  from there since February 19th.  There is a rumor this morning that  colonel Baden-Powell has- boon relieved r but this cannot be traced to  any reliable source.  Britain to be Supreme.  London, March 10.���The Standard, which is in closer touch with  the policy of the government than  any other ministerial organ, says:  "We have reason to believe that an  authoritative statement will shortly  be made by tho government reaffirming tho impossibility* of conceding any terms of peace to tho  Boer republics which would involve  a perpetuation of the political and  military independence that led to  the present costly and sanguinary  conflict."   Vidal Will Command.  Ottawa, March 9.���It has been  practically settled that lieuteuant-  <<olonel Yidal of the headquarters-'  staff, as mentioned in these dispatches on Wednesday, will command the Canadian contingent to  replace tho Leinster regiment at  Halifax.   Ex-Ambassador Dead.  Nkw Haven, Connecticut, March  9.���Hon. F. J. Phelps, ex-minister to  England, died this afternoon. He  had been ill sinco early in January  with pneumonia.  r i'i THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON" B. C  SATURDAY, MARCH 10 1900  If  i\  ffe  !*'  ,'p  (1  $  ,l!  1  ii  J?  i  m  No.  No.  No.  ree ��� Crack-a-jacks  Worth Seeing  1���Ladies' Tailor Made Suits,   all  styles and materials, special values  the newest  at  $io, 12.50,  ^oOj  20.00,  22.50,  25.00 and 30.00.  i5-oo,  2���Ladies'  Print Wrappers,  newest  and specials at $1.25,   1.50, 1.75,  00, 2.2  patterns,  5, and 2.50.  3���Ladies' Blouses, nobby designs in Prints,  Muslins and Piques, specials at 75c, $1.00, 1.25  1.50,  2.00,  2.50, and 3.00.  Silk Blouses, special values at $3.50, 4.00, 5.00, 5.50  S.od, 10.00, 15.00, 20.00, 22.50, and 25.00.  Every Garment Guaranteed Perfect Fitting.  Houston Block, Baker Street.  Manitoba has a new sensation.  It is not a very pleasant one, however, and may be summed up as au  insinuation that none of the marriages which haA'e taken place in the  province, since the Macdonald government assumed power, are legal.  As might be supposed the report is  circulated by the political opponents  of premier Macdonald, with a view  to convincing the people that he is  a bungler.    As usual legal opinions  are trotted out to bolster up the  story.    It is shown that the statute  requires   marriago  licenses   to   be  signed by the minister of agriculture and immigration ; that no such  minister has yet been appointed;  that the provincial   treasurer has  been signing licenses; that therefore  thoy are not in accord x\ ith  the statute and that marriages presumed to be authorized by them are  illegal.     So   anxious   are   premier  Macdonald's opponents to got in a  blow at him, that they will not concede  the   lieutenant-governor   the  power to make the provincial treasurer acting minister of agriculture  and immigration, which he did.  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON  B.C.  GROCERIES.  A MACDONALD & CO.-Corner Vernon and  ��� Josephino streets, wholesale grocers and  jobbers in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  inackinaws and miners'sundries.  KOOTKNAY  SUPPLY  TED-Vernon   street,  grocers.  COMPANY,   LIMI-  Xclson,   wholesale  TOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front street, Nel-  "    son, wholesalo grocers.  PROVISIONS, PRODUCE AND FRUITS.  PARSONS PRODUCE COMPANY���Vernon  street. Nelson, wholesalo dealers in provisions, produce, and fruits. Agents for Swift &  Co. bacon, and hams.  T Y. GRIFFIN & CO.-Corner Vornon and  ** ��� Josephino streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers  In provisions, cured meats, butter and eggs.  R. STEWART & CO.-Warchouses on C. P.  R. track, foot of Stanley street. Nelson,  wholesale dealers in provisions, produce fand  fruils. Cold storage. Agents Armour & Co.'s  bacon, hams, lard and other products.  F.  N  Chloride of Lime.  Carbolic Acid.  Bi-chloride of Mercury.  Copperas. '    '  Permangnate of Potash.  Sulphur and Brimstone  for fumigating.  We have all   the  above (with  directions for using) at  reasonable prices.  Carbolic Acid in large bottles,  60 cents.  Canada Drag & Book Co.  NELSON  Should Charles Wilson of Vancouver x>ersist in his   attempt to  force  party* lines in   the pending  provincial elections it can have but  one effect:   the   widening   of   the  breach   which   already exists  between the.Mainland and the Island  _   Conservatives, and the undoing of  much of thfi work  of organization  that has been carried on during the  past year.    It is easy to understand  the change of front of some Conservatives 'bince they in convention de-  * cided to make a bcraight Conservative   fight.   Thoy   were   not  then  confronted   with    tho    immediate  prospect of .1 oseph Martin for premier,   and   the    right-about    which  ���   many of them havo taken  may be  accounted for in the  changed  conditions which they meet upou what  most people consider the eve of an  election." Charles Wilson is not any  too firm in the saddle as leader of  .the Conservatives, and���in -view- of-  this it might be dangerous for him  to push the members of the  party  too far in a policy which is repugnant to them.    It is  not necessary  to go outside of  Vancouver to secure first-class evidence of open revolt from the resolution of the Conservative convention at New Westminster.    No loss than three of the  most prominent   Conservatives of  that city having expre^ed their determination    of    breaking    away.  They aio F. C. Cotton, tho leadei of  the late  Semlin   party, Charles   I'].  Tisdall and  mayor  Garden, whoso  popukuity  with   the party  is not  second to that of the  present leader.    In addition to  these  may  be  added every Conservative member  of the late government party.    Be-  fore they can be whipped into lino  the tail will have to wag the dog.  Kootenay   Coffee   Co.  NKLSON, B. C.  Coffee roasters and dealers in Tea aud CofToe.  Offer fresh roasted colfeo of best quality as  follows:  Java and Arabian Macha, per pound $  40  Java and Mocha Blend, 3 pounds  1 00  Fine Santos, 1 pounds      100  Santos Blend. 5 poundtf  1 00  Our Special Blend, C pounds  1 00  Our Rio Roast, 6 pounds  1 00  A trial ordor solicited. Salesroom 2 doom east  of Oddfellows block. West Baker 6treet.  St. JOSEPH'S SCHOOL  NELSON. B. C.  A boarding and day school conducted by the  Sistoisof St. Joseph of Peace. It is situated at  the cm net of Mill and Jo^eplune sheets in one of  the best lCsidential poitions ot Nol*,on, and is  c.isily accessible from all pait-, oMhe city.  Tiie co'iisjo of study ineludos tho fundamental  and higher bianehcs of thorough English education: Business com so���bookkeeping, stenog-  raphj and tyj.euji.inpr. Science comse���music;  vocal and instrumental, dnnung, etc. Plain ait  and ncedlowork, etc.  For terms -and particulars apply to the Sister  Su ponor. '  SASH AND DOORS.  ELSON SAW AND PLANING MILLS  LIMITED-Corner Front and Hall streets,  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers  in sash and doors; allkiuds of factory work made  to order. _ ���  POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE.  HAMILTON POWDER COMPANY-Baker  street Nelson, manufacturers of dynamite,  sporting, stumping aud black blasting powdors,  wholesalo dealers in caps and fuso, and electric  blasting apparatus.   CIGARS.  KOOTENAY CIGAR MANUFACTURING  CO.���Comer Baker and Hall streets. Nelson, manufacturers.of "Royal Seal" and "Koote  nay Belle" brands of cigars,   HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  H BYERS & CO.���Corner Baker and Josophine  ��� streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in bard-  ware and mining supplies. Agentsfor Giant  Powder Co. ���   HARDWARE   tCOMPANY-  .  Nelson,  wholesale   dealers in  hardware and mining supplies, and water and  plumbers' supplies.  -  VANCOUVER HARDWARE COMPANY,  LIMITED-Baker street, Nelson, wholesale  dealers in hardware and mining supplies, plurn-  bers and tinsmiths' supplies.   COAL.  OROW'S NEST PASS COAL COMPANY.���  Wholesale dealers in coal and coke. Charles  St. Baibe, Agent. Baker stiect.��Nolson.   ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  WF. TEETZEL & CO.���Coiner Baker "and  ��� Josephine streets, Nelson, w hole=alodealers in assajcrs supplies. Agents ^for Denver  Fire Clay Co. of Denver. Coloiado.   LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  rpURNER, BFETON & CO.-Corner Vernon  ���*��� and Josephine streots. Nelson, wholesale  dealeis 111 liquors, cigars and diy goods. Agents  for Pabst Bi owing Co. of Milwaukee and Cal-  gary Blowing Co. of Calgary.   COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  ^  >*;^:  >*>v ���*����. ���>&��.��� *)__*. ���>wi__l-<fc��.">��av^__v -^  fi* . 00 .00 ,  0*.  -**85-*a��*   ^,     _            _  ' fi* '00' fi* '00. f30 ��� fi*. flB? ��� 00  '���00 ' fi*' t  fi*' fi* ��� fi*' 00' fi*'0t.  ^sfeseee ess sees*  Xti  SEND  FOR  SAMPLES  ^33��33:a -&99999&*  Hi  m  iii  Hi  iii  iti  iti  Hi  Hi  Ladies'  Mac  intoshes  Latest Styles  %*93��*33:-9a:9��-3**  iti  Xlf  iti  \$f  INO    GOODS  Xlf  Xlf  iff  iti  iff  iti  iti  LAWRENCE  Baker St.,  W  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  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  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, S2.50  to $9.  iff  HJ. EVANS &  CO.���Baker sticet,  ���   wholesale    dealeis   in   Iiquois,  AINSWORTH   LICENSE   DISTEICT.  Notice is licieby en en 11).>I Joseph Kouin.cr  liawundc uppliuauon under the piovisidns of the  "Lmjuoi License Act IWJ' foi an hotel license for  (he piei-iHus dc'ciibcd .is (he "j___.oi.Uo.il llolol,"  at [..iido ftivoi, between How^ciMnd Tioutl.iKc,  and (hat.i meeting of (ho Boaidof License Com-  mis-sio'ieis .01 tho Antswoith License dibtriet  will be hold to consider such cipi_l.c_aL.on at tno  Coint Hqu<-c ���i( (lie (in of Kaslo on Monday,  (he second 'lay of Apiil, i(X)0, at tlio hour ot eight  o'clock in t ic <iftei noon.  W. Ii. BULLOCK-WEBSTER.  Chief License Inspector.  Piovinci.il Police OJlicc, Nelson, JB. C, Uth  March, I'M.  TENDERS WANTED.  Nelson   Wine   Co.  GXOiGE WJ.\E3 AND LIQUORS  Tendei ��� will be icccived h> li'o undersigned at  his ollice in lto-fsl'twl up u> md including tlio h)111  da\ uf March uwl.ril, foi the piiiclidse of the  slut It ii. t.ade and sloie furnishings of S. A.  J [.li Lni.mil, nit'ich.uit, who assigned for the beuc-  iitof eicditon  The M.ock coiihisLs of penis' f in nNhings, i c.ulj -  made clothing, booli, slioe>..i!i(! Miums clothing,  and .UnoiliU'i to ,ibout SSTfiil.         _   liiiuntoi-j i_.in l.e i-eeii ,i', .is-njuee'd oflke and  bloc!, cm be inspi'itUil.il .my nine.  Tmms c.i-,11. The lughesi w anv Icndci not  rerovUiilyjci eiited. 'icndcivlo I curidicssu.) to  the nmlei signed, .Hid (o be m.uked- i'oiidci le  ll.si tm inn Ksl.iic '  Dated at Itossliinn M.ncli lilh. I'clO.  WJWAKU JtAIM.lK, Trustee.  FOR   SALE.  L.iiso tuoiuid .i half stoiy liaino IiOupc con-  iaiiun__r double di.uMiig iooiii, I liciliooriis niul  (li.'ssiMK loom with riot lies clo-ob., (lining loom,  l.ugi.- I.jtchcn, hot .ind cold u.ilrr, h.illi loom  \i(tii huh ci)ui|)lcle. !i<i!cl rdglitcd wilii uhrtiJei-  ti , ��iiimi the iuiiniic-4 w.ilk ot the hii-mcss jioi.  Imnnrilio i'ii} : beautiful sitimilon o\( ilooking  tin lake '1 ho lots,cadi ���-'���jv'lL'd feet, foiiced. mirl  villi In Winn fi out. A very (h-liable KSsidem c,  m\ih fiii*fii>Iiccl.iml biiiiclcd ihioiiKhiiul "itli  best fiimilme and cuipcth. Kiiimliiio mid  Ulohm titriisils will be dold eitliL'i ivtlh tho  house or scpaialelj.  I'\irtfiinvalid put (^C(ikusap)il} fo W. A. (I.illi-  hu.atlhc ollice ol (Lillilii-i ii Wilson, ovei Mc-  Ailluu's furnituie stoic, Bilker btieut, Xelson,  H. C.  Notice of Application for License.  I, Adolphe I.iirioinle of the City of Nelson, in  lhupioii'ico of iiutish Cohniibi i, hotel kuejici,  'icicbj tfm notice that 1 nueiid to apply to (he  Beaut of laceise Coniiiits-ionuio tor the Citj of  NeNon, M then fltst mectinj; to lie hold iftcr the  ��'\piration ul It liu I v dajs tiom 11ns date for n  Iu ense tot-ell wines, sp.iils bee. and ol h-_i fer-  luouted nnd iiitOMCiitiiig lupiors hj ictatl, in my  hotel, known as tho ".Motitical Iiotel."-ituateon  lots numbered 'ii and '21, m block nuiiibcn d f_7. in  the "aid Citj of Xolson A. l.APOI.N'l L.  Xcison, B. (! , I'ebi nnry 81 h. 1TO.  Nelson,  .       ,    cigar 3,  cement, lire biiok and lire clay, water pipe and  steel rails, and general commission merchants.  PAINTS   AND   OILS.  NIXSON HARDWARE COMPANY-Baker  SLieet���Wholesale dealers in paints, oils,  and brashes of all kiuds. Largest stock iu  Kootenay.   FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  P    BURNS &   CO.���Baker  street,   Nelson,  ���   ����� holesale dealers in fresh and cured meats.  Cold dtorage.   TENTS   AND, AWNINGS.  ���MET.SON TTCNT AND AWNING FACTOTtY-  X1" Baker ^Liect, _N*ri<-on. Afim.iaotmoi- of all  kinds of 'cnN. \iwnngs, and cinvas toods.  P. O. Bo\ TK.   TJico. JMadsoji, pioptietor. __j *  WINES AND CIGARS.   "     '  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMI-  T-TCD���Uornor JVoiifc and Mall streets, Nelson, wholosalo dealers in wines (rase aud bulk)  and domestic andimpotted cigars.   JERATED.AND MINERAL WATEI?s7   -  THORPE & CO., LrMTTlCD.-Comer Vernon  and Cedar streets Kelson, manufacturers  of and wholesaledealcis in rerrited wateis and  fruit sjnips. Sole agenKtor Halcyon Spiings  mineral water.   Telephone (_0.   n FLOUR AND FEED.     -  BRACKMAN & KRR MILLING COMPANY  LTD.���Front street, Nelson, wholesale dealers m flour, oatmeal, etc., and hay nnd grain.  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.  If  iff  iff  iff  iti  iti  iti  iff  iti  iff  iti  iti  Ready-made Skirts  Xlf  iti  iff  iti  iff  Asi  sk to see our new Silk Underskirts from  $5 to $20.  Two more pieces of all wool Sheppard's  plaid dress goods, 44 inches wide.  ARRIVING  DAILY  nit ^*  Xlf  iff  Xlf  <n  m  if*  m  m  in  m  an  ��_;  Ladiss'  and Children's  Gashrqere Ijose  Mjlls at Edmonton, Victoria, and Now  mmsrer.  $  est-  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  li/  Hi  \il  Hi  ^3*�� -3333? 9i  .The  Latest  Neckwear  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  i*  Xlf  iff  iff  iff  iti  iti  iti  iff  iti  ^m(r^mfrir(rtr&  ib  fi* ' 00' fi* ' fi*' 00  ___2?"___^ *JS* ^ 'J& iJSft L_S& r__a ��J_��  ���fi*'fi*'^>'00'00'fi**00  AECHITE0T����3.  TjiWART & CARRIS-Awliitects,   EoornK 7  ���J-J   and 8 Abordoon block. Baker street, Nolson.  ENGINEERS  QlIAKLliS PAmChR���ihniii;  tjmCor.   \\'e-,t 11 ikor  ., and iiiiiling on-  tioi/t, Nelson.  TEADES   UNIONS.  NELSON MINKKS' UNION NO. SB, W. F. of  AL���Sleets in miners' 'inion rooms, noith-  c.is'jcorncrVietori.. and Kootonajr sticets, eveiy  Situiday eietnng ut 8 o'clock. Vis-iting mera-  lieis \sclcoj'io.  J.iMrs Wilkis, Secy.    Cius A, McKav. Pros.  rpiIJ] K'friilarmeclingisjjf tlioCiijionlctiLUnian  ~x-~ aio held on \rcdnesdnj evening of caoli  i.'cck, .it 7 o'clock, in the JJiucjs' Union hall corner Viclosiu and Jvootenay sticcls.  il. JiOIIfXSON  I'icsideiif.   J .UliaS COLLTNO. Scciotary.  CALL  AND  SEE  c.Arthur's  TRADES AND JiAfSOll ClH'NCIh,-  larjitcetiiiK^ ot llie N'ol-on Trades  -J'lie ictfii-   ���       .   . iijid fi.ibor  CouiKil will behold in tho miucis' union h.'ll,  couierof Victuimnnd ICootenaj tliccth, on tho  Ui-,1   and   thud  TliiU'daj- of each jitonth, at  7.'W p. in.  i\. J. Titonrr, l>ie��.        .T. II. jr,\iiii;sov, PooV.  FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES,  NBJjSOS LODGE, NO. 2!��. A. V. & A. M.  VUQtA jiocond W.joucKdit} in oacli month.  Sojotii'iiliw liroth/cn niyitod,  Elegant Sideboards  Superb Cheffoniers  Petite Dressi]ilg, Tables  Jn the Famous Golden Oak  Just Received a Carload of Higyh-class Goods  enchant Tailor  FULL LINES OF WINTER AND  WKST BAKKR STRFKT* NTBLSON  SPRING SUSTINGS  OPPOSITE SILVER KING HOTKI  TO YOUR LOT LINE  XVli DO IT    SKK US  KNIGHTS OV PYTHIAS- NcLon LodKC, No,  25, Kniarhtiot I'ylhi,w. m^cts ift I. O. O, F.  ITall, corner ftnkei'  TitOf-day cvoninK at S o'clock.  find ICootoimy aireetfl. every  . _       iiK at S o'clock.   Vlfciting Knights  cordially Invited to attend.  It. O. JOY. K. of R. & S.         | LKONARD SCOTT. C. C.  NELSON L. O. L.. No. 1602. inuele in r O. O. V.  Hail, coiner Uakei and Kootenay fitreete,  lsb ��ud 3rd Priday of each mouth. ViAtting  brclhern cordially InviloJ.  _.!i: Ii��l!Ils2.Nl:_lu'JvI,_ ^r- CHj^vrqjin, Rco.-Sec.  TSTJELSON /ERIE, Number 22, Fraternal Order  x' of Kaglfi"!, moots every Eecond nnd fourth  Wednesday ineach month iu rraleruity Hall.  Vtntfnu brotnrcTi"��elcome.  "VV. OosvfcKli, Pronident.  Cir \!ti,i s lJi*osst u. Seorctiiry  Free Water Connections  STRACHAN BROS.  GAS FITTING OUR SPECIALTY  PLUMBING OP ALL KINDS  ViotoiiaHtrcet, opposite PoRlofltce,  ROYAL SEAL  AND  KOOTENAY BELLE  GIGARS  Special iiiteiilioii pivcn fo family trade  FBANK A. TmBLYH  AMNtGEK  Telephone Hi  licakei ni eel,  A'eJson, li. C.  Iss Palmer  Will   open    her  Itinclcijjartonand .  primary school in I  NOTICE.  Notice is heiebj given thai 1 Intend to applj at  lhc.nu\l incclinjf of Uic BrsmI of Jj.ioii'-o toin-  niiisjniicr! foi tlictitv of NcNon. held ufler the  <.\puaiioii of lliiitj d.ijs ft om the dato luioof,  foi a ti msfeL of tlio >-aloori lici line nou held hj  me, dated llielith dityof .l.tnuai j, 1'Mi), foi (lie  O'lne PoImiIuoii, situate on the ��csi hall of !ol I  block '2, Nelson, li, C, to John Lindblad of Nel-  t,on,I_!. O.  Dated tins hd daj of Match, VW.  AVitnes-,:   JI. II. \V.i.ii>. W. A. WARD.  ajiop  r\ki<;r sTui.i'/r,  (Guciko i. Jlotion's  XIXSON  old stand)  pr  THJ5~i5NGLli5H | T Jtohyils.,  SAWMILL   TOR   SALE  The sawmill and jilniif lately owned b> .Tos<'jih         " s.,at i.ykeit's J.indniif, and ��onii-,tniff  CHURCH school I of a :n��-borM(> jjohoi boilci. e/ifc'i'ie, On/Ill li &:  room on the 2tid of Jiriuary, J'00. Fortemisand j Wedge to)>-jiK sawiiuli, edisor, pU'ier, beltinj',  all particulars apply to MISS PAIMiSR,    j etc., etc, will be nold whet* they now. stand.  At w-Kidence ��f JMcs, J. B. Jtolterfcflon, Bater j Apply to    ������__,. .,���,-._--.��� ^ ����� -i  street Weit �� TAYU)R & Bi\8NXtiGXON. Bfjbcdcaa.    ,  PIodp, Feed, flpain, Hay  AND PRODUCE  Car Lots a Specialty  igar  Grand Opening  J of  Saturday Evening  Free Lunch  nelson, nmTisn cor.uMurA  ���CorroBpojidcntas Solicited  PJione ��G  Kootenay Lake General Hospital Society  ANNLAL MEETING.  'lhe annual neetniff of the Jfoctcniu Lake  Ofnttal UosjiiUiI Society will hi held m the  <"ouii House on Tucnd.i\,1hc]Jth daj of Jlaich,  l!Wo. at 3p. in.  'Iliiic will hj a meotiiig of tho duectors at  2.'(Op. ni.  'I lie jtiemlierslup k e 1-, SK) per annum aud  pnlitlcb the mcinhci to hospital beiiellts foi one  vcar.  Anj- poison snhsci iliing gl a iiioii'h w ill be entitled lo the benellt-s  or  the Jio-pil.il for that  111 10(1  biihscunl'oiisaro solicited and a full attend-  nreuof iiieinhcisand Ilio-edesirous of becoiiini}.'  iiKJiilreih i% ru(|ucsted. A full stnteiiient of  iftjiplhand expendituic-* will be Mibiuirted. an  tied ion held foi m\ dncctora to .sene for two  .jean?, und oUier miporl��int businoss will be  iranaacted.     3t\ XV. SWAHNX-IAj, Secretory.  The Nelson  aw and Planing  Mills, Limited.    Are"prepared-to furnish by rail, barge or teams  Dimension Lumber, Rough and Dressed  Lumber, Local and Coast Celling, 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  I  ONEYTO LOAN  ON  AT 7 PER CENT  BUSINESS PROPERTY  Applj  0. h. LKXNON, Solicitor, Nelson B. C  Oflicc and TJills coiner Hall nnd Fiont Streets, Nelson  A.  R. BARROW, A.M.LC.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Victoria and Kootenay Streets.  TErJWPHOMC NO, ��5  P. O. Bos: 559,  W�� Starmer Sniith & Go.  PAPER HANGER, GLAZIER,  PAINTER, ETC.  CHIMNEY SWEEPING  Office W*m Street, Opposite Oi>era Honso i  Fruit and Ornamental Trees  Rhododendrons Ro<-c<\ Fancy KieiRircns  j\lagiiol.is, liiilbs.new cioptested seed'*, for^piiiij?  }il,uiting. Laigest mid most complete stock in  western CaiuUtn. Call and inako j our selectiona  <>v send for catalogue. Addrebs at the nuiseiy  srounds and greenhouse.  Jtf. J. HEN11Y.  300G Westminster Bead, Vsuioouver, 13. C. THE TBIBUNE:  NELSON B.C., SATURDAY, MARCH 10, 1900  3  CAFITAL, all paid up..$12,000,000  REST :    G.000,000  Lord Stratiicona and Mount Royal ...Prcsidcn  Hon. George A. Druiiimond Vicc-Presiden  li. S. Clouston C cneriil Jlanago  NKLSON KUANCJI  Northwest Corner iiaker and Stanley Streets  Ilranchcs in Loxnox (lCngland) Nkw York,  Chicago, and all tlio principal cities in Canada.  Hny and sell Sterling Kxchango and Cablo  Transfer.-;.  (Intnl. Commercial and Travelers' Credits,  available in any part of the world.  Urafls Issued, Collections Made, Etc.  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.  Saving's Bank Branch  f,'i;i!Ki:.VT HATK OF  IXTKHKS'I' PAID.  GENERAL   LORD   KITCHENER.  Cool,    daring,   resourceful    ancl  possessed of a wonderful power of  self-restraint, lord Kitchener is the  very maii for the position he fills in  South Africa.   He is not the soldiers'  idol  that  lord  Roberts,  his. great  chief, is,  because Kitchener never  spares    his   men;   nor,    for   that  ��� matter,    does   he    spare    himself.  Once a project is afoot, oucc a goal  is to be readied, 'Kitchener means  to  get  there.   -It is'.hardly to be  wondered  at that a  man of this  hard, cold, calculating disposition is  not loved; and "Tommy" will never  make a pet of lord Kitchener.    But  he admires him and phices implicit  faith  in his judgment, and avouIcI  follow him wherever he chose to go.  And what more would a commander  have?    Every  soldier hopes for a  'chance,'  and many hope in  vain.  Kitchener's   chance  came in 1SS2,  when  the rising tide of Mahdism  threatened  to sweep from  end to  end of the Soudan.    But it was expected that the false prophet's successes were being exaggerated, and  young Kitchener was  deputed  to  make   investigations    and   report.  He  dressed   himself   as   an   Arab  trader and entered Omdurman, taking his life in his hands.    He went  among   the    wild   Kababish    and  treacherous pashas,.'who, had they  ouce penetrated his disguise, would  havo shown him little mercy.    One  day he witnessed the execution of a  supposed-spy  in  the  town.     The  poor wretch was subjected to such ���  torture  that Kitchener procured" a  tiny ��� phial of cyanide of potassium,  I,  which he concealed about his person.  'As'ho subsequently remarked Lo a  bi other pHiccr:    "Death  at   thqir  ha*ute f did nob fear: iu fact/I ox -  } ectud it.   J3utMich Mvdt'athf    For  two  3'ears  Kitchener lived  under  these   conditions,   never   knowing  when lie might be brought face to  face with a violent death; but all  tho  while   communicating  to   the  heads of the Egyptian intelligence  department information of the utmost    importance    regarding   the  Mahdi   aiid   his   movements.     So  strictly was his identity preserved  that the British troops did not know  him,   and   a 'Tommy'  on  one  occasion flung a brickbat at the brave  young oflieer, whom he mistook for  a 'blooming negro.'    The blow inflicted a rather nasty scalp wound,  and  had  the  additional  result of  creating   a .-.-.proverb:      'Throw   a  brick at a negro and you'll hit the  Sirdar.'.   Adventures  by the score  happened to Kitchener in the excit-  iug role of detective of spies.   On  one occasion two suspected Arabs  were brought into the British camp  and   confined in   the   guard, tent.  Shortly'afterward they were joined  by a third.    The trio held an animated conversation for some minutes, aud then, much to the .astonishment of the sentry,  the latest  arrival stepped forward and said in  indisputable English:    "All  right,  sentry;  I'm going to the general."  The third prisoner, .was Kitchener,  who  by this daring ruse,  coupled  with-a perfect knowledge of native  languages, confirmed the suspicion  the  fellows  were  dangerous'  which Kirehener tugged thoughtfully at his moustache. Then he  said : "Ah, I am glad." Lord Kitchener does not claim to be a ladies'  man. Such then is lord Roberts'  right hand man iu the present campaign. The subjugation of the  Boers will afford lord Kitchener  ample scope for the exercise of those  sterling qualities which he possesses  in such an eminent degree.  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  "Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring  local and coast.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough; and  Dressed Lumber  of oil kinds.  IF WHAT YOU WANT IS NOT IX STOCK  WE WILT. MAKE IT FOB YOU  CALL AND GET PRICES.  Porto Rico Lumber Co.  .    (LIMITED)  J.  Successors to  A. DEWAR & CO.  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles.  Mouldings  A-1 White Pina Lumber Always in  Stoci^.  Wo carry a complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned "Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  AMERICAN  AND  .EUROPEAN  PLANS  P. Biirns & Co.  Head Office at  NELSON, B. C.  MEALS  25  CENTS  Porto Rico Lumber Co. Ltd.  J. A. Sayward  HALL AND LAKE STREETS, NELSON  The latest Wall Papers  BORDERS AND MOULDINGS  Contractors id Builders  WILL DO WELL TO  Buy Their Lumber  AT-  0. 0. Bucfharian's.'.  ROOMS LTGHTKD BY ELECTRICITY  AND HEATED BY STEAM  "25 CENTS TO ?1  321 to 331 Baker Street, Nelson.  BAKER STREET. NELSON.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Markets at Nelson, Rossland, Trail, Kaslo, Ymir, Sandon, Silverton, New  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Midway, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON n  Baker Street, Nelson &   ��   TRAVES,   Manager      ORDER8 BY MAIL RECEIVE CAREFUL AND PROMPT ATTENTION.  Headqnarters ftp Portland Cement, Fife Bricks,  Fire Clay, American Cumberland Coal [Blacksmiths]  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  that  spies.    They   were - promply shot.  Perhaps the most striking trait in  lord  Kitchener's   character is   his  disinclination to put a married man  in a position of responsibility under  him.    He appears to hold the opinion that matrimony interferes with  busiuess.    He backs up'his precept  by   example,   for,    as   everybody  knows, lord Kitchener is a bachelor.  Like many a notable, personage before him, lie does not shine in the  society of ladies.    It is related"that  on one occasion he was presented to  a  certain'well-known  countess  of  Cairo, and evened the conveisation  by,asking:    "Do you   find   Cairo  nice at  this:  season of the year?"  "Delightful,"   she   replied.     There  , was a pause'.of Rve minutes, during  "Wo arc now opening up the largest stock of  wall papers, borders and mouldings over received  in Nelson. We purchased direct from the Montreal importers, and have therefore the latest dc- =  signs and closest prices. Special quotations to the  trade. - ���    ��� -  F. J. Bradley & Go.  PAINTERS AND DECORATORS  Corner Victoria and Josephine Streets, Nelson.   i . ; ;   GENUINE  A large stock of flrst-clasa dry material on  hand, also a full line of sash, doors, mouldings,  turned -work, etc.  Factory Work a Specialty  Yard:  Foot of Hendryx street, Nelson  Telephone 9!    JoJ]l1   Ra8,   Agejlt  H. D.  ASHCROFT  BLACKSMITH ING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Large comfortable bedrooms and  flrst-olass  dining-room. Sample rooms for commercial men.  Special quotations given for carload lots  A. B. GRAY, P. 0. Box 521. Nelson, R. C.  Kootenay; Agent  B. P. BITflBT & CO., Ltd., Victoria  W. P. DIOKSON  B. H. H. AFFLBWHAITH  J. McPHEH  RATES $2 PER DAY  Njrs. E. G. Clarke, Pnp  LATE OF TIIE ROYAL IIOTEL, CALGARY  Hotel  J. T. FIFE  P. O. Box 560  & CO.  NELSON  JVagon repairing promptly attended to by a  first-class wheelwright.  Special attention given to all kindR of repairing aud custom work from outside pointa.  Shop:   Hall St.. between Baker and Vornon  TENDERS  FOR   REAL  WANTED  ESTATE.  0  This popular hotel (which is now being  enlarged and renovated, will be reopened  on March 1st, when it will have 10 large,  nicely furnished and well lighted rooms,  heated with hot ah". Special attention  will be given to the dining room.  KATKS REASONABLE.  Kooteqay Electric Supply & Construction Go.  ELECTRIC SUPPLIES  Complete Blectrlo Hquipments for Blectrlo Power Transmission and Lighting for  Mines, Towns Blectrlo Fixtures. Lamps, Bells, Telepbones, Annunciators, Etc.  P. O. Box 606. Josephine Street, Nelson, B. O.  A Bif* Schooner  OF BEER OR  HALF-AND-HALF  ALWAYS  FRESH ���  lOe  ALWAYS  COOL  Tho best glass of beer to be had in Nelson is at  THE CLUB HOTEL  C. A. PROSSER,  MANAGER  Fop Sale  Cheap  RAILROAD OUTFIT  < Such as "Wheel Scraper.'-, Picks, Shovels, Hammers, Slccl, Wagons Laigc Range, Tents-", etc.  Call at Did Curiosity Shop. Josephine street. ^ ���  -li:iiuius   win uu received iiy  uic  until 12 o'clock noon on Mommy, April 2nd,'i!JO0  for the following described real estate in Nelson.  Lots 7 and 8 and Lots id and l!J in Uloclc. 10, together with the improvement >> tlieieon, consisting of the Silver King iiotel and a one -,101 y residence. L  Terms ca-.li. The highest Or any tonfler not  neces'-arilj accepted,  CAROLINE TlIKLrx,  Administratrix o-,fntocf .lohliJobmion, deceased.  Nelson, B. C./Match 2nd, I'M-  !V]aciden House  Baker and'Ward  Streets, Nelson  Tho only hotel in Kelson that has remained  under ouo management since 1SG0.  Tho bed-room* are well f nrnished 'and lighted  by electricity.  The bar is (always stocked by the 'best domestic and imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  ggjffifeff1 ;EvJ- C"��RAN, Prop.  CUT\ PRICES IS THE  ORDER OF THE DAY  B. C. HOTEL  ERIE, B. C.  And I want to be in: it. I havo just received-  Fall samples of Suitings and Overcoatings, representing a $50,000 stock to choose from made to  your order at prices never before heard of in Nelson. All the latest fads in Fancy Vestlngs for  Fall and winter.    .  Ladies' tailoring in all its branches a specialty.  ,   Lowest prices.   Rooms 1 and 11, Hillyer block.  STEVENS, The Tailor  First-class in every respect. Choicest wlnci,  liquors and cigars. Every comfort for transient  .and resident guests.  HEADQUARTERS FOR UNION MEN.  JOSEPH CAMPBELL, Proprietor..  R. REISTERER & CO'  11KEWERS AND BOTTLERS OK  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and regular  delivery to the trade  Brewery at Nelson  TN THE MATTER OF AN APPLICATION  J- FOR A DUPLICATE OF A CERTIFICATE  OF TITLE to lots uloven (11) and twelve (12),  block twenty-seven (27), City of Nelson, 73. C.  Notice is hereby given that it is. my intention  at' the" expiration of one month -from "the  publication hereof, to issue a duplicate of tho  CctLiilCiilc of Title lo Lhu above lands, Jvoied, (o  George A. 11, Hall, on tho 20th day of Uct-embei,  181)3, und numbeicd 1333 JC.  P. Y. WOOTOM.  Registrar Uenonil.  Land Registry O/licc,-Victoria, B. (;., l!lij> "oi>-  ruarj-, 1000. -  .  <��  Uf  Hi  Hi  Hi  'Hi  Hi  Hi  (JOSON'S BAY  fctft^ftffec^&frtf5f?&ffttffrfefe,*  ^iiil^g|^j^iiii|ii��ii^i^^i6!^  %  HI  Hi  \il  Hi  Hi  id  Hi  ^  '^d-s3??��3-34443��39a-)44*-3*-3 94-34*  INCORPORATED t670.  ;��-������&��&�������������-  ���9*  if)  11  '(��  'l>  /jt   *}��-  m  Ji  0^9^^9^$^9^9p^^k9^9lS9^  ^���99^9^9999^]  While we have been devoting- our energies to attracting your attention to our other departments, we do not wish you to overlook our  Gpoe  We have a nice, clean, fresh stock of Staple and Fancy Groceries of the best quality obtainable and as in all lines, pur prices are rl^ht  In foreign goods we are direct importers and consequently can supply you at figures not to foe beaten  Peek & Frean's Fancy Biscuits, Batger's Confectionery, Cleaver's (English) Toilet Soaps, Fresh Ranch Eggs, Haziewood Butter, and our  old and well tried friends, Tetley's Tea and Hudson's Bay Patent Flour  SSaffiSSESBESSWStfSEr;  Corner Baker and Stanley Streets  Nelson, British Columbia THE TRIBUNE: NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY MARCH 10 1900  'ii  l%1  I  m-  P.  I  li  IT  A DIRECT IMPORTATION OF  CEJIVED  PU  BATH   TOOTH J NAIL   HAIR  Baker Street, Nelson  1!  W. F. Teetzel & Co,  m  I  I IS'  (Ming    Clotbio  Now is the time to get a bargain in Clothing as we are  giving a liberal discount on  there goods for the next- few  days in order to make -room  i'or spring goods which are arriving daily "      o  The Nelson Clothing House  217 210 Raker Stiect  '���S,,S>'S'-S'-::s'TSt'S'JB'S''ift' S  ^ESTABLISHED  IJ*   NELSON IN   18!  }ti  \ti I am here my friends to let you know I am all right.  iti Kimberly and Ladysmith havo been relieved and I am still  W in Nelson with a year of prosperity ahead of me. Every-  Hi thing is pointing this way, and I am hero with my up-to-  iti date line of goods ready to compete Avitli eastern prices. I  \ti am recieving goods every day direct from the factories,  \ti which arc for sale, aud I am prepared to guarantee the  Hi quality. Come "and examine our stock; no trouble to show  iti goods. I have 1000 kinds to suit you all. Jewelry of all  kinds, also precious stones, sterling silver in all the latest  designs and patterns. Bradley k Hubbard's up-to-date art  goods. Karn, the leading piano of Canada. Come early and  we will serve you accordingly.    Don't forget the place.  We only employ the most expert watchmakers and  jewelers. All work is guaranteed. Mail orders will receive  our prompt attention.  Xti  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  JACOB DOVER, THE JEWELER  NELSON, B. C.  ���jfes ���A-A-ja'a-3s^-> ������^������^������Js fif-* ���<���&-'�����'�����&������!��-'��_���'��_'4'fe-'  \tf  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  ��,'��a  |       Great Clearing Sale  S        of Dry Goods  OS* ' "" mm-rm-n-m-m  *r $12,000   Stock of New Goods  f Offered at Cost  &  ��  V  0  m  Wc 'have decided to sell out our dry goods and  continue exclusively in clothing, boots, shoes and  gents' furnishings, and now offer ali our dry goods  stock at wholesale prices. This includes all our  spring goods now in stock and in transit from the  east Jt is the first time in the history of Nelson  that a stock of this size has been offered to the public at1 such a low rate, and all wanting bargains  should not fail to see our prices.    To the ladies of     ^  Nelson we would say tha.tj.hjs ijjigood_pp port unity (��.  target ydui~s~prihg-and summer dress goods at a bar-     @g  gain.     Here is a sample of some of our prices: $$  DRESS GOODS that   were   40c, now selling at 25c &  do             do do   ���      65c, do              40c I��  do            do do       $1.00, do              60c jg  do            do do 1.25,          do              75c g&  PLAID TWEED SKIRTINGS, five pieces,     * .   Q$  regular $6 line, offered at $4 to clear     ^  BLAGK LUSTRES, in plain and figured, >@%  that were 50c, now selling at 30c  do do       75c, do 45c  DRESS  GINGHAMS,  regular 20c goods, now selling at 12lc  COLORED DRESS  GINGHAMS,  regular 15c goods, now selling at 10c  DIMITIES, regular 15c goods, offered at TOc  PIQUES,       do     20c     do do       12]  do  COLORED  COLORED  COLORED  ^  FLANNELLETTE now selling ar 5c, formerly 8c  ELLIOT HLOfK  SI UCfe.lt hl'UKKT  A. FERLAND & CO.  Jtuill paj'v��>u to examine my stock of new pood-, Fining ovcicoatK and spiing suit*. Spocia  bargains in footwear. Complete lines of James iWvX'iead} Ac Co.'h and the Ames, Jlolden &Co,h  boots find ��ihocs.  C24-226 Baker Street, Jteisoq.  THE0  MADS0NJ  CITY LOCAL NEWS  Frank Dehuiey, former freight  clerk at llobsou, was brought to  the general hospital yesterday suffering from a severe attack of appendicitis. Captain George.Robertson  of the steamer Lyttou was also  brought in from Robson to the hospital.  T. R. Archbold has purchased the  residence of captain C. S. Moore,  cru-uer of Baker and Kootenay  streets. The consideration is un-  dei stood to have been $1000.  Tho Sjjokano train arrived yesterday afternoon on time, .after  having failed to pass the mud slide  at Seven Devils for two days. The  C. P. R. is having miniature mud  slides along its lake front tracks,  and in places the stream of semi-  liquid clay has covered the track  several^ inches deep. At several  points the section men have been  compelled to l emove a considerable  quantity of mud from the track.  Joseph Paquette, operator in  charge of the Spokane Falls k Northern Telegraph office, has been appointed by the court administrator  of his father's estate.  On Tuesday morning sheriff Tuck  will sell by auction a portion of the  personal effects of Bowden, the defaulting smelter employee, a seizure  having been made to secure $15  rent and costs thereof.  Arthur Butt, the crazy man who  came down from Balfour on the  steamer Angerona, will be re-arraigned before E. A. Crease, police  magistrate, this morning. The  three days' confinement in the police cells has brought about a great  improvement in the young man's  mental condition, aud he is now  comparatively lucid.  The city is having trouble again  with the sewer which runs down  lane between Carbonate and Silica  streets. A big cavity has made its  appenrauee, aud a ,length or two  of pipe has apparently been carried  down to unknown depths!  Magistrate Crease held a small  debts court yesterday aud took  evidence in the suit of Elliot k  Morrison vs. - XIarley Manhart.  Judgment whs given in favor of  the-plaintiffs."  Messrs. Cainbic and Lewis C. P.  Ji. engineers, xveve in consultation  yesterday with A. L. McCuIloch,  city engineer, regarding the grade  Baker street at the approach to the  new depot. Baker street will have  to.be opened for some-distance, and  a heavy cutting made to reach the  proposed site. .,  The transfer was recorded yesterday by John Stinson aud A. B.  Buckworth of Ymir, to P. R. Ritchie  and A. L. McFarlane of Rossland,  of tho Syndicate, Evelyn, Arthur  and Hancock claims on Porcupine  creek, and the Silver Tip and Bear's  Nest claims, located on the divide  between Cayu'se and Tulip creeks.  George Hale, the boatbuilder, has  the first marine gasoline engine  eA^er brought into Nelson at his  boat house. It is a 4-horse power  Wolverine, single cylinders with  patent reversible device, weighs 4-20  pounds and takes up but iifteen  square inches of space. The motor  will be placed in a 29-foot hull,  which is'about completed and the  launch Avill be used for pleasure  purposes.  HOTEL   AREIVALS.  ��awr  Stoves   Stoves  We have the finest line of COAL 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  KASLO  SAN'lJb.V  At tub Hume���Norman Wolff,  Rossland; D. A. MeLeod. Rossland,  A. M. MeLeod, Rossland, A. C. Macdonald, Winnipeg; .1. J. Southnott,  Victoria; R. Machine, Victoria: D.  MeLeod, Nelson; L. Woodsworth,  Biandon, Man.; A. F. Mills, Toronto:  R. McLean, Kaslo; G. C. Rowan,  South Omaha, Nebraska.  At the Quken's.���H. J. Mahoney,  Kaslo; S. G. Mighton, Hamilton; J.  Jones, Vancouver.  At the Piiaiii���E. F. Burns,  Balfour; J. L. Doupe. Balfour; F.  A. R. Mountain, Victoria; C. H.  Hand, Sandon; J. L. Lawrence,  Trail; J. C. DreAvry, Rossland: .1. E.  Spankie, M. D., Greenwood; H. Van  A. Svitzir, Toronto; Mrs. McLaughlin,  Spokane; J.  B.  Leckaby;  Vic-  Auetion Sale  Of  Rare  Household  Furnishings  toria; II. Chapman, Victoria; J. S.  Sullivan, Trail.  At the Madden;���F. H. Culver,  Spokane; W Murton, Rossland; R.  E. Lane, City. ���  At the Tremont.���A. P. Redding, Pilot Bay; J. Douser, P.  Kelly, Fred Garner, M. McCuaig, J.  Campbell, City.  At the Wavhhj.kv.���George M.  Berry, city; Harry A. Gervan, On-  taiio Powder Works; John Boyd,  Slocan City; A. II. Winslow, Slocan  City; R. Barber, Slocan City; It.  Cameron, Fort Steele; J. White,  city; J. R. Conn, Greemvood.  At the Grand Central.���D. M.  Shea, Grand Forks; M. Sullivan,  Grand Forks; J. McDonald, Revel-  stoke; D. J. Tracy, Fernie; Gus  Baldwin, Fernie; Miss McLean,  Kaslo; J. McDonald, New Denver.  Railroad Supplies  ���   ���   ���   ���  Get our prices on  Wheelbarrows, Picks, Shovels, Camp Outfits, Drill Steel  Iron and Steel, Drill Hammers, Sledge Hammers  Axes, Saws, and Bellows  We Offer the Best Values in Kootenay.  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE .AGENTS  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Wanted���Portable    engine    and  boiler, .iMtmll, pl.wor, edffor and lath mill.  Capacity not Ies-> than ton thousand a da}. Sawmill, Tiibuno Ollice,  Niekerson���Watchmaker,   Baker  sliccl, opposite Queen's hotel. Tncnty-'n e year*  e\pei lenrc.  For Sale���A furnished  hotel in  Pandon, Ji. 0. "W'ntc for pai ticitlari. to G. AVest,  Uo\ ISO, Sandon P. O.  To Let���House, garden and hen-  i ciy, Mutable feu aelnekon rarcli. AppH T. IT.  I'obeifs, Vidon.i '.titt'l, opposite poslolli(.c.  When your watch don^b keep  ���Imu1. 'ee NikkeisonrBaker slieotr Siiluriciciory  w oi K or no c h.irfjes.  Wanted���to buy i'or cash, second  h.i'id fitiintiiic en bloc. Apply T. II. Kobcils,  Victoria >>t.ieo'j opposite iiost nflice.  To Let���Six-roomed house Avith  bu I h. Apply at bccoml band store apposite post-  ofllce.  K��H    II*    it  The undersigned has received instructions ^from Captain  C. S. Moore, who is ieavinef  for England, to sell the whole  of his household" furniture and  effects without reserve. The  chattels which will be offered for  sale constitute the.finest pieces  of household furniture in Nelson.    They are:  Beautiful Chippendale Cabinets  Rosewood Cabinets  Antique Chairs  Fine Old French Chairs   -  .Handsome Inlaid Furniture  Indian and Persian Rugs  Larp-e Brass Bedsteads  Marble Top   Bedroom   Pieces  Fine Pictures.    ^  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  SHERWOOD  REAL ESTATE  INSURANCE AND  GENERAL AGENT  First door west  of Hank of Kntish  Columbia budding.  Baker Street  The goods to  be  FASHMABLE  TAILOB  Wcrfrmaqsriip and  quality of goods %  best obtainab'e  Opposite Silver SCIn  aoe  Headquarters  for allt kinds of  Fresh ^nd Cured  Meats.  A fefttmo will bo made of the poulliy nnd  j;a��io li.id<> ll>cy will ahwijs bo on hand during theii season.  J. L.  PORTER,  Prop.  lb!) Joseplni'u St , bi,ttv ecu linker and Vernon.  Telephone IV).  H 6 MF LAUNDRY  Vemon sticet, c,i>,t of aVIeHnde's stable  MISS HULE, Manager  All kinds of laundry work at exceptionally  low prices.  Uatilixrchc&piecQy, 25 cents ipS5 caaUa&pisti  offered for  sale were collected in all parts  of the world, and the people of  Nelson will have a1 rare opportunity of securing the same on  their_own terms" on  Wednesday, March 14th  AT 2 O'CLOCK  The goods will be open lo  inspection at the premises, corner of Baker and Kootenay  streets on the morning of sale.  Don't Fail to See Them  Terms of SaJe���Cash.  For further  particulars 'ap-  aiennan  AUCTIONEERS  GhaHes D. J. Christie  ' ^     GENERAL BROKER  P. 0. Box J23.   Phones; Oflicc 117, House 102  ron SALE  4-1 oom house 111(1 ,1 lots. .    ..          ��1500  Hot Jinkoi st met   . .... ..     .   1200  1.50 fool comu on Koljson street... 900  2 loti, on CorUoii.Uo sficct. ....       MJ  roi? JIKXT  5-iOOin lioiiio, niodein uotncnicnccs     '.. .. .. 25  LOANS AND INS'UllANCE  Gall and '���oo me if jou vwah to sell bnj or renf.  jTeTannable  REAL ESTATE  AND  INSURANCE.  UF  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  185   BAKER   STREET  Newly Laid  Town Eggs  Strictly Fresh  40c per doz. at  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON'S  The Leading-  Grocers....  Hi  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  SOAP  A PEER AMONG OTHERS  SOAP  Gilt  IS ITS NAME  TlutSoap, laK.tng'WGiKht', nuiht} and oojt into consideiation, ��ill lie found (lie best and tlio  chcapot in llio mruket. It will not wish gnods.t\ilIiuul some 1 iiblnng, but the lineat of gooii-i,  ��� v lie! her woolen or cotton, can bo piopeily cleaned -a (f)iom iiijmynnd witli 1c--. labor IliauuiUi  most, so called f.miih so.u's. Von can use it in the b.uli ortou.tbh the baby, as ils.mgicdieiiLs.iie ot  the pmest und best <jutility.   Koi sale at  The Western Mercantile Company, Limited.  FANCY AND RTAl'LH OH00KUti:S , BAKER ST11EET, NI-1LSOV  W  ^a^^s  ���35'fC'  SfB-  ^^���^m^:^  e=>-iJ" c=>-e=2',  A Bargain���Jloii'-e  and   l\\ o   lots, on lower.  Josephine and Caibonatc sticets, for sfilo, ��1(500  COAL!      COAL!  GREAT REDUCTION  $9.65 |g���r*Ne,t" $6715  DELIVERED  -Hard Coal-  Aiitluacito  We have sold 75 per cent of all the  Portland Cement  Fire Brick and  Fire Clay  Used in Kootenay.  - 1  We also handle  TEi.i:rnoNrK  33  0. W. West & Go.  Lethbridge Gait Goal  The best value for the money in. the maiket  for all pnrponcs.  ii kms c.tsit     XV. P. Tn.uvKV, Ccncnil Aj?cnt  Telephone 117.    Ollice iv.'th C. I). J. ChrisLie.  Steel Mining Rails,  BiaG^smith's Coalj Sewer Pipef Etc.  "#  m  ^  H. J. EVANS & CO.  NEL.SOST, B. C.  Wl  26') BAKKft STItRET  REMOVAL SALE  AVe hmc moved into the Hall bloc!;, und -svLl  he jileased to meet all our customers arid fi lends.  We coi dial! j invito jou to give us a call. You  uilt find oui goods nuiXcdntquicksclliiigpnccs.  This stoolc includes Re.idj-to-^cai Clothing,  Furnishings I fats and Caps, Doolb and b'hoes.  Electrical Repairing, Electrical Supplies,  Electrical  Contracts   (Mines,   Steamers,   Dwelling'  ouses, Etc.)   Try us for work and prices  2()ri Baker Sticet,  Hall block  BROWN & CO.  Piano Tuning'  L S. OTIS, Resident Piano Turjer  me  on'ng  CM5ANIMJ  AND  REPAIltING  YOUR OU'^V GOODS MADK VP  OU) CLOTHKB JIAUlfi COOP AS NEXV  ARTHUR GEE  Qpppslte Clarke Hotel, MJEHCHAOT TAILOB i  T.ea\ e 01 dors at  I)o\ei\ Piiinton s,  Thomson's fetal lonely Co.  NELSON, B. C.  Notice of Application for License.  1 hereby gi\u not no that I intend to apply 6o  the J5o.uu of UceiiMiiitf Coniiiii,!,;!.oiiois ot   Uio  City of Nelson at its no\t meeting for an hotel j  license for the prfnimeM RituaLu upon lot 24. block I  CS|QorUictt8t��onierof VoTnon and Hall slrerl^) I  inlliecitj'��XKcl50a. ��. ifi. W1MOK.    I  CANNED GOODS ON THE MARKET  TELEPHONE 161.  p. o. box: ire.  HOUSTON BJ,OCK.  Boulters Tomatoes and Marrowfat  Peas, Standard Brand Sweet Corn  Blue Ribbon Tea Always on Hand.  l'Yesh Kgg* Received Daily  John l{. Irviqg ft Co.  Mow wfyat do you think of General Roberts  ANOTHER VICTORY       BOERS IN RETREAT  Wc had a very s,iicrCK��ftil day and completely routed the cncinj. Thoy are in full  retreat. In the e\hubeianco Of jour joj get jour Jndia aud Ceyloj Tea, JUoeha  and Java Coilee, OioCcnts, etc., irom  Josephine and'Silica Streets,  opposite Methodist Cfturch  PATTON & ENMAN

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