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Array DAILY  EDITION   BY  MAiL  FIVE   DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION  BY MAIL  TWO  DOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH YEAR.  NELSON":  FRIDAY MORNING, MARCH  1) 1900.  PRICE FIVE CENTS.  BURIED   IN   HiS   TUNNEL  May Be Dick Boetciicr's Fate.  Kaslo, March 7.���It is  rare indeed that a season goes by without  a miner losing his life in the Slocan.  Snowslides arc the chief danger to  be feared at this time of the year,  but  sometimes a  fall  of rock  will  add  to  the  casualty roll.    Miners  here  are  very   much  afraid   that  Richard  O.  Boetcher has   died   a  horrible    death,   away    from    all  friends,  miles from  all  assistance.  It is several  days since anything'  has  beeu  heard of Boetcher.    He  .went up to his claim on the south  fork of Kaslo creek some time siuce.  ���}IIo had  driven a tuunel over  100  ��-, feet and was starting to crosscut.  The man who is working a near-by  claim, being surprised at seeing nothing  of Boetcher  for  some time  went over to find out'what had become    of   him.      He   found   some  tracks, but thoy were several days  old.    He  went up  to  the miners'  shack aud saw that it had not been  inhabited for several days.    Then  he went   into   the   tunnel.    Some  way in he found that the roof had  caved in, aud that a carload of rock  was "partly buried.    Prom appearances it seems that Boetchei' must  have been Avorking near the ore car  and  may have been buried   when  the rock fell.    There  is some hope,  however, that lie may have escaped,   as   a   short   distance   beyond  where  the   cave-in  occurred   it  is  open overhead, and if ho had boon  in that special part of the tunnel he  could have crawled out.  As soon as the news of tho feared  fatality was brought to Kaslo^ a  party of experienced miners left for  the scene, which is near the Black  Fox mine. They will get out all  tho fallen rock and will be able to  make known tomorrow whether  Boetcher has perished or not.  HYPOCRITICAL  SPEECH BY  who retired. Thereupon commandant De Kokwe arrived with a flag  of truce. A magistrate who went  from Kenhardt to meet him was  immediately made prisoner, and the  rebels then poured into the town,  hoisted the white flag, proclaimed  the district to be Free State territory, sang the Volkslied and began  commandering. The magistrate  was detained for trial at Bloemfontein. The refugee says the natives  are severely treated.  THE QUEEN DRIVES THROUCH  Oom Paul.  L'ltreTOWA, March C.���A special  dispatch from Bloemfontein says  that piesident Kruger, while ad-  , dressing a crowd of people daid:  "Although God is testing our people, my peisonal opinion io that the  limit of the test i.s nearly reached.  [f the people are sustained by  faith in the time of adversity, God  will soon turn the tide in our favor.  Jf we have strong faith in God, He  will surely deliver us. Tho God of  ^'deliverance of the olden' times is  the same God now."    '  The speech of "the venerable president brought tears to, the eyes of  jnen and women alike. The Free  State Tolkslied' (notional anthem)  was then sung. Tho visit of president Kruger has cheeked tho despondent,  President Kruger more recently  lias been visiting1 the commandos  ���soutlrof-Bloemfontein. ���Fighting is_  liroccediug at Mafeking. _A.ll the  outside forts, except one, havo been  taken by the Boors. Much satisfaction is expressed in all cities at  th'e courtesies extended to general  Cronje by the British.  Situation Unchanged.  Yictokia, B. 0., March S.���[Special to The Tribune,]--It transpires  that only seven persons were present at the meeting of tlio Liberal  provincial executive last night and  the sergeant-at-arnis of tiie legislature was oiie of tiiose who voted no  confidence in premier Martin ami  refused Kootenay's request for a  convention. Today brings no developments. Martin casually iufi-  matcs that there is no hurry for a  dissolution as government can be  (Carried on by governor's warrants  after supply runs out, but this is  , probably only to throw his opponents off the scent, as tho governor's  speech at the prorogation of the  house announced that there would  be another session before the end  of June.   Metal Quotations.  New TORKj March 8.���Copper  -quiet, brokers' $10.u(); exchange.  ��S1(J 25. Lead, dull, brokers' ij?i.45;  exchange #8.70 6? $1.75. Tin, dull,  Straits $31.50, uomiual. Plates,  ���quiet, spelter quiet, domestic $4.70  _ $1.75. ���_^__.  Rebels at Kenhardt.  Caiix.aR.VON, Cape Colony, Mai oh  q_ A refugee who has arrived lie re  from Kcuhardt  Pays that early en  Wednesday, February 2Sth, shots  were excluded   with  the rebels   federals captured three cannon.  SERVICES OF PAUNCEFOTE  N Are Eulogized.  London, March S.���Iu the house  of lords today lord Newton advocated the retention of lord Pauucefote as British ambassador at  Washington, and asked whether, in  view of the valuable services of lord  Pauucefote, the advisability of prolonging his tenure of office would  not be considered, adding:  "The task of maintaining our relations on their present happy footing is not likely to prove less difficult in the immediate future. In  addition to the questions of great  delicacy uoav pending, we have to  look forward to the presidential  election, which is productive of political eccentricities unknown in less  enterprising countries."  The speaker also said ho thought  the present moment was not a  happy one for a change.  Lord Salisbury said  lord Newton  had done  what  the French  called  "breaking in an open door," for the  measure which he had recommended  had been taken some days ago. The  premier added:   "1  entirely agree  with any   eulogy passed   on  lord  Pauucefote, and I have shown  this  in the course taken in extending his  tenure of office.    The only observation which I have to make  is  that  the   question    implies    that    this  extension     is      a'     reward      for  valuable    services.       1    think     it  is   rather   the    other    way.       It  is to lord Pauucefote that we have  to express our thanks  that lie  has  been kind enough to undertake the  work for another period.   We have  every   cause    to   express  to   lord  Pauucefote our gratitude that at a  critical time, and when his remarkable experience iiud singular aiiti-  tude for the peculiar duties  of  his  -office render it-desirable  that  he  should continue in it. he has consented to do so..  Lord Kimberley, the Liberal  leader in the house of lords, associated himself with the eulogy  passed on loid Pauucefote".  THOUSAJsIf BOERS ARE  Now in Full Flight.  Osfontein, March 7.���[Wednesday.] ���Lord Roberts' movement to-  day again thoroughly surprised,  outwitted and outmaucouvered tho  Boci _ who fled a jmost withoutiiring  a. shot. The plan of battle was as  follows: General Colville's division  extended along the north, bank,  general Tucker held the centre reserve and the Guards brigade had  the centre advance.' General Kelly-  Kenny's division was ordered to  make a huge flanking movement on  the Boers' left, following general  French who was instructed to move  southeast until opposite the Boer  flank a nd then swi ng around tho rear.  Every movement was admirably  executed and entirely successful.  The Boers wore surprised, as was  e\ ident from the state of the deserted camp. Twice the British  cavalry were almost in a position  to charge, bnt they admit that they  were foiled by the inaweuvring of  the Boers.  When' last seen general French  was pursuing the enemy vigorously. He was "between them and  Bloemfontein, about eleven miles  from the right wing. General Colville merely demonstrated against a  high mountain occupied by the  Transvaal troops, who are fleeing in  consequence of the Free Staters  retiring from south of the river. It  is impossible at present to give the  Boers' numbers but it is estimated  that they reach 14,000 all of whom  are now in flight.  Another Boer Lie.  Pretoria, March (5���Via Lorenzo  Marque/., March 8.���It is olTfieinlly  stated here that on Sunday last  there wa? heavy fighting at Dordrecht, that the British were repulsed with great loss, and that the  London's Streets.  London, March 8.���A quaint  ceremony occurred when the  queen's carriage stopped at the  Temple step, when the lord mayor,  Mr. A. A. N. Newton, solemnly  handed her majesty the sword of  state. With a smile the queen  touched it and returned it to the  chief executive, saying: "Thaukyou  for all that my city has done." To  this the mayor replied: ."Your gracious majesty's words will forever  be treasured in my heart."  When the Life Guards trotted on,  the purple and ermine and gorgeous  uniforms of the marshall aiid sheriffs and aldermen with the gold  laced flunkeys and lumbering state  coaches were left behind, and the  queen drove quickly along the embankment which was black with  cheering ' people. . Accompanying  her majesty was the princess (T/hrist-  ian of Scleswig Holstein and princess Henry of Battenburg. The  Life Guards trotted on through the  great streets of the city which  were everywhere thronged. So  quickly were the horses driven,  that the crowds scarcely had a  chance to cheer before the constantly bowing monarch had passed  out of sight.  By five o'clock the queen, going  by way of Holboriie and Oxford  street had returned to Buckingham  Palace. The drive had been so  hastily planned that no organized  attempts at decoration had been  carried out, but considering the  short space of time it was astonishing to see the number of flags which  appeared along the route followed  by her majesty. Many American  flags were displayed by American  concerns and Americans on the  street.  London, March S.���The queens'  entry into London on the .commencement of her visit^ to the  metropolis was marked by scenes  of great enthusiasm, unparalleled  since "the" jubilee" celebration, and  ^tho cheers that made -the miry  streets ring were almost as much  in honor of the British victories iu  South Africa as they were vociferous tributes of a loyal people to a  monarch whose womanly sympathy  lias been strikingly shown since the  war began.  For hours before the queen even  started for London crowds gathered in the streets '.which had been  announced as her route through  the metropolis, and which were decorated with flags. It was foggy  and cold, but none seemed to care.  At Paddington the railway station  had been cleared of the geueral  public, but, outside the lines, the  people "waited. W_h.cn the train  from Windsor arrived at 12.30 a  tremendous cheer went up. Her  majesty came down the station  platform leaning on the arm of a  turbaued Indian attendant, and entered an open landau, in  which~-also~~sat " princess Henry  of Battenbery ancl princess  Victoria of Sehleswig-Holstein.  There was a continuous roar of  cheers and windows where hundreds were jammed, waving flags all  the way to Buckingham Palace.  In the house of. commons today,  John Redmond, the Irish nationalist leader, declared the Irish people  have received with gratification tlio  announcement that her majesty  has directed that the Shamrock be  worn' by .the Irish regiments  on St. Patrick's day, adding that  the Irish people would welcome this  graceful recognition of tho valor of  the Irish race Avherever exhibited,  and would treat with respect the  venerable sovereign about to visit  the Irish shore, well knowing that  on this occasion no attempt would  be made to give the visit auy party  significance, and ,that the chivalrous hospitality would not be taken  to mean any abatement of their demands for national rights, which  they would continue to press until  conceded. Mr. Redmond was loudly  cheered.  his paper dated Pretoria jail, March  2nd, via Lorenzo Marquez, describing the misleading news given to  to the Boers by their .officials regarding the course of the war. He  adds that great dissatisfaction exists among tho Boers, as supplies of  food, especially meats coffee and  sugar, are very irregular, and many  threaten to return to  their farms.  OPENING OF THE HUDSON'S  GARRISON iN MAFEKING IS  Having a Hard Time.  Mafeking, February 19.���Horse  meat now composesv a considerable  part of our rations, '^here is little  grumbling. The first pinch of the  siege is over aiid the town has settled grimly to stay it, out. What  may be typhoid malaria has broken  out iu the women's laager, and dysentry, due to the absence of vegetables, is rife among the garrison.  We are thrown upon our own resources. Such luxuries as we had  are exhausted, or have been 'com-,  mandered for the hospitals, which  are filled to overflowing. The children's graveyard, close to the women's laager, grows weekly as the  young lives are cut short prematurely by shell and fever.  We look with hope deferred for  relief. The cheerfulness which was  characteristic of the early days of  the siege has almost deserted us,  the men preferring to remain at  their posts rather than move about  and work up an appetite, which  cannot be satisfied.  The natives are' in the worst  plight. Those who are unable to  obtain work are allowed a small  handful of meal daily. Many, braving the danger, wander about tho  town with hungry faces. If they  find work they arc generally too  weak to perform it.  From their advanced positions  the Boers rake the streets aud the  market square. It is impossible to  dodge their shells. FiVen the headquarters moss' fures'Steuutily. Two  hundred and'ninety -persons have  been killed, wounded or died of  disease. The garrison is so small  that it would be criminal to make  its weakness public, but there is  never as much as a whimper. If no  one has suggested the possibility of  surrender, it is because we do not  -mean to get beaten-, and we are  cheerfully enduring the hardships  of today rather than to make a*  surrender in auy degree possible  tomorrow. '  French's Movement.  London, March 9.���The Standard  publishes the following dispatch  from Poplar Grove dated March  8 th: "The movements of the  mounted men were somewhat too  rapid for the supporting infantry,  and as a result the Boer position  was turned before the main body  could strike effectively. The Boers  fell back precipitately and extending���to- the -' Southeast, - fchey-  ehecked the advance of the Britibh  cavalry with a heavy rifle fire at  300 yards' range.- - Accordingly  general French moved southward  and outflanked them again, but the  Boers repeated their tactics."  Kruger's Efforts Vain.  Poplar. Gkovb, Thursday, March  8.���-President Kruger, who i.s far in  tho rear at present, yestorday tried  to stop thi' reti eating Boer.c, who  refused to stay. The Blocinfonfein  police tried tu stop the retreat of  the Free Staters, but thoy declared  that they were not willing to fight  any longer, and they blamed president Stej'n. The Russian and  Dutch military attaches arrived at  tho British camp yostoiday.  Bay Company's Store.  The opening of the Hudson's Bay  new stores yesterday was tho success the management hoped and the  public expected. The handsome  exterior was not belied by the appearance of the interior, which was  very handsomely fitted up aud was  crowded with visitors.  On the ground floor are the dry  goods, grocery, cigar aud crockery  departments, and upstairs are the  carpet and , millinery departments  and more crockery. In the basement is a liquor cellar of large  dimensions, probably the largest  and best appointed in southern  British Cdlumbia. On the right  hand sidfe is the retail department,  iu the centre the bonded warehouse and on the left the large furnace which warms the entire  building.  Light refreshments were served  upstairs, and very many people, especially ladies, partook- of  the company's hospitality, aud  Ilerr Steiner's orchestra discoursed  excellent music the while.  The Nelson branch of the Hudson's Bay Company appears to  carry a large and well assorted  stock of all descriptions, and is said  by those who knoAV the Coast to  compare favorably with the Vancouver institution. The whole was  lit by incandescent gas jets, and  presented a very fine appearance as  the evening came on. The new  store is distinctly an acquisition to  the town and is well worthy of  Nelson and the big company of  which it is a branch.  NELSON  LOCAL NEWS.  Miss E. Dairevau, _ milliner for  Fred Irvine & Co., arrived home  yesterday from a three months'  visit to Montreal;'Toronto, New  York and Boston, where she attended all the great millinery open-  for the purpose of gleaning all the  latest modes and ideas. Alderman  IrvinejLs expected home tomorrow.  'A handsome specimen of ore from    i___-, __.   v   the MoilyGibson mine is  on  exhi- { low, and an arrest was made by the  city marshal of Northport. Ciiief  Jarvis goes down this morning to  bring Gooding back.  wlien he received a telegram from  special constable Beer stating that  he was leaving Spokane with Bowden for Nelson ou yesterday morning's train. Bowden apparently  thought better of his determination  not to come back, and waived extradition. He and his captor arrived ou the delayed train this  morning.  The mud slide, at the Seven  Devils on the Spokane Falls <fe  Northern line proved a greater obstacle than was expected. There  was no train from the South on  Wednesday, and no train left for  Northport yesterday morning. The  long delayed train with two days'  passengers and mails arrived however about three o'clock this  morning.  W. GOODING FORCES A CHECK  And is Arrested.  William Gooding, a young man  who is well known about the city,  has got himself into trouble through  forging his employer's signature to  a check for $39, and passing the  ���worthless note at Brown's clothing,  store on Baker street. Gooding  lef t town in a hurry, but was arrested yesterday at Northport,  where he will be held uutil chief  Jarvis brings him back.  Gooding will be remembered by  everyone who saw the show given  by McEwen the hypnotist as the  little fellow who was on the stage  nightly and made a particularly  good subject. He was employed by  the Nelson Sodawater Company as  driver of their delivery wagon.  On Tuesday night he received his  pay, and the same night  forged Norman Cummin's name  to a check and passed it. Gooding  had done business at the store, and  was well acquainted there, so the  cheek was not questioned. He took  the train on Wednesday morning  for Northport, and when the forgery  was detected and reported to chief  Jarvis, a mespage was sent to H. ���C.  Cummins, the quarantine officer,  who is a brother of Gooding's employer.    He located the young fel  on  Lead Burns,  Lead, South Dakota, March 8. ���  A fire which broke out this morning  in the Dalkenburg saloon consumed  forty buildings before it was extinguished and caused a loss which  i.s estimated at $500,000.  Misled and Misfed.  London, March 9.���-Mr. Hollowell,  the Daily News correspondent at  Mafeking, who passed two months  in prison in Pretoria escaped last  week and was recaptured GO miles  from Pretoria, sends a dispatcli to  Traitor Punished.  London. March 9.���The Daily  Mail has the following from Kimberley: "Benjamin Silpent, born in  Rus&ia and alleged to be an American citizen, has been .sentenced to  three years* imprisonment at hard  labor for signalling the enemy during the siege."  Boers Entrenching,  Ladysmith, March 8.���The Boers  are entrenching at Biggarsburg.  The scouts report that all tin; Natal  Dutch farmers have gone from the  surrounding coun try.  Fatal Snowsiide.  Sandon, March 8.���A snowslide  at the Noblo Five mine this morning killed Fred Sheppard, married,  of Cody and Alex'. McFarkim', single, of West Bay, Capo Breton.  McNeill was also injured.  bition at II. Byers ��fc Co.'s store  Baker street.  The windows at tlio Hume addition school are being provided with  roll curtains, the interesting feat-  urebeiug that no less than 05 yards  of shades were required as the  school is practically all windows.  Captain Gilford, superintendent  of the Hall Mines," Jefo yesteiday on  a visit to Rossland.  N. Cummins of the Nelson Soda-  water Factory is having hard luck  with his teamsters. Not long ago  his teamster, named Strohn, left to  get married some $f0 ahead of his  wages and forgot to come back,  while his successor, Gooding, was  arrested yesterday for forging his  employer's name to a check.  _ .Everybody. eo!.nootcd__with_the.  Nelson Gas k Coke Works was  working like bees at,the works yesterday when tho gas was being  pumped through the mains". Some  trouble, an it, inevitable, was experienced in forcing the air .out of  thu mains, but by evening everything was working smoothly and  no complaints were heard regarding the quality of the light supplied.  , At the meeting of the ladies' aid  of St. Saviour's church in the  church school loom yesterday  afternoon, Mr>. Bird, on behalf of  the ladies' of the congregation of  St". Saviour's church, presented Mrs.  II. S. Akehurst \\ ith a puj.se in token  of their, appreciation of her valuable frervifos in connection with  tho work of the church.  James A. Gilker-was busily employed yesterday getting the floor  of lii.s .-.tore lowered to grade. The  sidewalk in front will be correspondingly lowered today, Tho difference b about two feet.  Letters coming fiom the Canadian troops serving in South  Africa, addressed to their friends in  this country, the postage ou which  is either wholly unpaid or insufficiently paid, may be delivered to  the addresses without collection of  the deficient postage, the consent  of the imperial government and of  Cape Colony to the arrangement  having been obtained.  Unaware that tho Xorthport  train would not start yesterday  morning, chief of provincial police  Bullock Webster was making  ready for his trip to Spokane to interview   the   absconding   Bowden,  License Commissioners Meet.  An interesting incident .transpired at yesterday's session of the  license commissioners for the Nelson district. An application- for a  hotel license was made by J. A.  Bellefeuille, tho point designated  being Mountain View, near Ymir.  The application was opposed by the  Ymir Gold Mines, Limited, the  Black Cock Gold' -Mines, Limited,  and the owners of the Roanoke  mines. Mr. Fraser, of the Ymir  company, appeared to urge the objections raised, and the commissioners finally decided to refuse the  application.  F. W. Pratt's request for a li-  cen.se"at Creston" was~~grantecl from"  March' <Sth to June 30th.  - .Frank > Campbell applied for a  license at Sirdar, ami this was  granted to date from March 8th To  December 31st, *     , _.  The application of Joseph Thompson for a license on the Balfour extension was left over until tho next :  meeting  of tho   commissioners  on  the 17lh instant.  Theatre Francais Burned.  Paws, March 8.���The celebrated  Theatre Francais burned down today, and is practically a total loss.  Tho lack of steam fire engines wa.s  largely responsible for the rapid  spread of the fire. The firemen apparently relied on' tho ordinary  pressure from tho water mains, and  thif wa.s not sufficient to carry  water to the upper pare of the  building. A battalion of troops arrived on the scene and assisted in  tho .salvage of the valuable library  and archives.  Trouble Among Pugs.  Nkw York, March 8.���Ernest  Hoeber, who was for some time  trainer and boxing partner for Bob  Fitzsimmons, the ex-champion  heavyweight pugilist, has brought  suit in the supreme court to recover $1250, which he claims to be  due him for services.  Queen to Visit Ireland,  London, March 7.���8:10 p.m.- It  has been decided that queen Victoria will visit Ireland next month,  staying at the vice regal lodge in  Dublin, which has been placed at  her majesty's disposal by the viceroy, the earl of Cadogan.  THE SITE OF THE NEW DEPOT  Is Decided Upon."  The party of visiting C. P. R.  officials left last night over tho  Crow's Nest road for the east.  During the day they went over tho  ground about the C. P. R. depot  and determined on the program for  the immediate future.  William Whyte, manager of lines  west of Fort William, said last  night in regard to the afternoon's  conference: "We have decided to  proceed with the improvements to  the company's property'" in Nelson  at once. The plans for the work  are _almost completed, and ground  will be broken as soon as these are  finished. At any rate, the whole  work is to be completed within tho  year. The new depot will be located at the intersection of Baker  and Slocan streets, and in the rearrangement of the yards the main  line track will be run around just  in front of the building. On the  rising ground west of the present  depot the new freight sheds will  be located, a building amply  sufficient. to meet all demands  for spme years hence being contemplated. Further toward the  lake will be a round house and  machine house, with coal bunkers  in the immediate vicinity. The rearranged yards will contain some  three miles of track, and the estimated outlay for grading is $30,-  000. It is impossible to say just at  the moment what amount will bo  expended on the new depot, but it  will be modern in every respect.  "Superintendent Troup and  his  staff, and Mr. Gutelius, the recently  appointed engineer for the Koote-  na3's, are to be located in  the new  depot,  but  until  it  is    completed  their offices will be  located  in the  residence formerly occupied by Mr.  Beasley on Baker street.     The city  ticket, freight and'telegraph offices  are to be centrally located up tow u, -  and  negotiations  are   pending for  premises.    Obvious reasons prevent  my divulging further information on  -tlio   last   mentioned   point.-'   You ,  may expect further and'practical  *  developments in a month from the  preseno time, as. I anticipate that  active   operations    will     be   com- .  menced within that period."  HONOR TO BE GIVEN WHERE  Honor is Due.  London, March 8.���The government leader in the house" of commons, Mr. A. J, Balfour, replying to  a question today, said tlio recommendation for tlio formation for a  regiment of Royal Irish Guards, of  which the first colonelcy \yould be  given to lord Roberts, would be  submitted to the queen and undoubtedly would be favorably considered.  The afternoon < press comments  on the same _]iuq_as_that_of__the _ .  morning papers in pointing out the  great significance of tiie queen'1*  visit to Ireland and of her order iu  regard to the soldiers wearing tlio  shamrock on 4St. Patrick's day.  The following from the Times and  from the Radical-Liberal Chronicle  may be taken as examples of llio  whole trend of the > London editorials.    The Times says:  "The queen, it is evident, has  been deeply moved by the courage  and devotion of her Irish troops,  and has been thinking of the means  by which sho can brvst convey to  them and their fellow countrymen  the gratitude "she feels for their  service* so generously and so loyally rendered to her throne.* We  cannot doubt the .masses of Irish  people will cordially appreciate the  spirit in which the royal visit will  be made. The queen goes among  them as .the representative of no  party and no political cause. She  goca to pay nn honor and a compliment to the Jiishineu of the  nation."  The Chronicle says: "Tho motive  which prompted the visit doubtless  is a desire to see and be seen by the  Irishmen in their homes and to contribute directly to that final rccon,-  ciliation \\ Inch both nations equally  desire, but which tho Nationalists ���  seem to strenuously resist. Another reason, more political, though  scarcely stronger, exists in the wish  of her majesty to do special honor  to that part of her dominions which *  ha�� furnished so many of her most  gallant and devoted soldier*. Nothing could bo bettor inspired aud  more auspicious than this two-fold  message to Ireland of the queen's  consideration aud esteem." THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON B. C  FRIDAY, MARCH 9 1900  ,1  15  I *.  I  c  if  II-  J)  I  SEE THEM  Bring your Repairing  Un\er Street  tfaiiroaaers  Look Here  We have Shoes built to suit  your business. Good substantial soles. Soft, pliable,  but strong uppers at prices  ranging from $1.25, $1.50  and up to $4.50  Lillie Brothers  ��to f&xibxxnz.  It is rather amusing to  hear the  talk of the politicians.     The  generalissimo of the Rossland  contingent, when in Nelson, wanted to  know who   would   likely   be the.  choice of the people of this  riding,  and if Bob Green could be downed  in the Slocan.    For the benefit  of  the generalissimo aud the men who  are paying his expenses, it  can  be  stated that all the money tho mine  owners  can  raise  will not change  the ����� ill of the people in the Slocan  and Nelson ridings of West  Kootenay.   Bob Green can  be  elected in  Sloca^i over any man that  can be  pitted against him, simply because  he  is  one  of the people.    He has  lived long enough in  Kootenay to  know the calibre of most of the  .mine owners and mine managers of  his  district,  and   he  knows   that  they were all round good fellows  when they had to rub  up  against  poor men or go to the wall;   but  since they have become managers  with a cap M, most  of  them have  become  snobs  with  a  big S.     In  Nelson district, what is the matter  with electing either Frank Fletcher  or John Elliot or  G. Frank Beer?  They are  all comparatively   poor  men, and have not hesitated to side  with the mine workers  as  against  the mine managers.    There is one  rthiug   the   Rossland   wire  pullers  will  have  learned after .the next  election, and 'that is, that the people  of Kootenay do not  hanker to  be  vassals   of   tho   men   that   would  dominate  their    workmen 'as  the  Dunsmuirs do theirs on  Vancouver  Island.     ' t.  Disym'i MuiiPiiv of Ashcroft, who  desiics to succeed Charles A. Sum-  ^lin as West Yale's representative iu  the legislature, is probably the first  candidate to formally enter tho  ���field. I"poii the assurance that Mr.  Semlin would not again seek reelection the electors of Ashcroft  got out an extensively signed re-  quisitiou'in favor of Murphy, with  the result that the choice- of the  electors consented to accept a nomination. Dennis Murphy is a native  born British Columbian, is about  thirty years old, aud makes a living  in Ashcroft as a lawyer. lie will  "oppose "Joe-Martin "unci "probably  follow*'. C. Cotton.  that of the entire legislature. The  task which Martin has set himself  on the Island may therefore be  summarized by saying that he purposes invading a section already  hostile to him personally, and in addition to this encountering the active opposition of the two political  parties, the Dunsmuirs and that  section of the labor party .which is  led by Ralph Smith. It is not likely  in view of such a combination,  that Martin will carry a single scat  on the Island, save possibly one of  the Victoria districts, in the event  of Yates and Eberts coming together. The Island was [Mr. Turner's stronghold, and it may be  counted upon remaining so. Martin's outlook on the Mainland is not  over hopeful. It is the late government's stronghold. Leaving Cassiar  out of the matter, what is now the  Cotton party rep resents sixteen out  of the twenty-two seats. It is going back to the country as a party,  and to secure anything like a following Martin would have to capture the entire row of seats. It is  too great a change even for Martin  to effect.    When The Tiwhune 'announced  that it was opposed to the introduction of federal party linos   in  provincial  politics, the  genial  old  gentleman who conducts the Miner  said it was because mayor Houston  favored a system by _which adventurers and shysters could come to  the top.   As the Conservative leaders are divided upon this same ques*  tion,  and the Liberal organization  has  unanimously   decided  against  the introduction of party liucs,;the  province.must be full of adventurers  and shysters.    That is if everyone  who disagrees, with  the aforesaid  genial old  gentleman thereby be  conies an adventurer or a shyster.  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON  B.C.  GROCERIES.  A MACDONALD & CO.���Corner Vernon and  ��� Josephine streets, wholesalo grocers and  jobber.; itihlankcls, gloves, mills, boots, rubbers,  iiitiukiiuiws itnd minors' sundries.  KOOTKNAY  SUPPLY   COMPANY,   LIMI-  T1CD���Vernon   street,  Nolson,   wholesale  grocers.  TOHN CIIOLDITCH & CO.���Front street, Nol-  "    son, wholesale grocers.  PROVISIONS, PRODUCE AND FRUITS.  PARSON'S PRODUCE COMPANY-Vornon  street, Nelson, wholesale dealers in provisions, produon, and fruits. Agents for Swift &  Co. bacon and hams.  T Y. GRIFFIN & CO.-Cornor Vernon and  " ��� Josephine streets. Nelson, wholesalo dealors  in provisions, cured moats, butter and eggs.  FR. STEWART & CO.���Warehouses on C. P.  ��� R. track, foot of Stanley street. Nelson,  wholesalo dealers in provisions, produco fami  fruits. Cold storage. Agents Armour & Co.'s  bacon, hams, lard and other products.   SASH AND DOORS.  NELSON SAW AND PLANING MILLS  LIMITED���Corner Front and Hall streets,  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholosalo dealers  in sash and doors; allkinds of factory work made  to order.   POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE..  HAMILTON POWDER COMPANY-Baker  street Nelson, manufacturers of dynamite,  sporting, stumping and black blasting powders,  wholesalo dealers in caps and fuse", and electric  blasting apparatus.   CIGARS.  KOOTENAY CIGAR MANUFACTURING  CO.���Corner Baker and Hall streets, Nelson, manufacturers of "Royal Seal" and "Kooto  nay Belle" brands of cigars. -_  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  TT BYERS & CO.���Corner Baker and Josephine  ���*-*������ streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in hardware and mining supplies. Agentsfor Giant  Powder Co.   HARDWARE   (COMPANY���  -...  Nelson,  wholesale   dealers in  hardwaie and mining supplies, and water and  plumbers' supplies.  LAWRENCE  Baker St.,  VANCOUVER HARDWARE COMPANY,  LIMITED-lUker shoot, Nolson, wholesale  dealers in hard waro and mining supplies, plum-  bers and tinsmiths' sup plies.  COAL.  fJROW'S NEST PASS COAL COMPANY.���  '-' Wholesale dealers in co.il and coke. Charlss  St. _B.ii bo. Agent. Bakor street. Nelson.  fi* .00 .00 . ^ .00 .  ���HOP* ^&��- <S8>- <Ke^ <E_&��- <Ofc>-  *eseees*:e��eee86_:  _r_r ��-_fl  ��&__- xggp, 4Bk <Sjtr 4fc��- g^  V&. Ns>. '"Rs.. ,��Es>. "^  00'fi*-00-00-00-00  ���fi*-00- 00- fi* ��� fi* 'fi*;  w  iff  iti  w  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  SEND  FOR  SAMPLES  TO  !����  *.��  !����  W  ft  .fejesssefesetfeefc*^  Ladies'  Mac intoshes  Latest Styles  %  m  m  m  ��  if/  w  iff  Xlf  w  Xlf  iti  NEW   SPRING    QOODS  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  iff  iff  Xlf  Ifress  INCLUDING  w  -      ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  WF. TEETZEL & CO.���Comer Baker "and  ��� Josephine streets, Nelson, w holcsalo dealers in assayers supplies. Agents ;for Denver  Fire Clay Co. of Denver. Coloiado.   DRY GOODS.  Corner Vernon  LIQUORS AND  TURNER, BEETON & CO.  and Josephine streets. Nelson, wholosalo  dealers m liquors, cigars and dry goods. Agents  for Pabst Brewing Co. of Milwaukee and Cal-  gary Brewing Co. of Calgary.   COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  HJ. EVANS & CO.���Baker streot, Nelson,  ��� wholesale dealers in liquois, cigars,  cement, Are brick and llro clay, water pipe and  steel rails, and general commission merchants.  PAINTS   AND   OILS.  NELSON HARDWARE  COMPANY-Baker  Streets-Wholesale  Xlf  iff  iti  iti  Xlf  Xlf  iti  and   brnshos  Kootonay.  dealers in paints, oils,  of all kinds.    Largest btock in  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  BURNS &   CO.-Baker   street,   Nelson,  wholesale dealers in fresh aud cured meat*.  Cold'storaKe.  P.  TEKTS   AND   AWNINGS.  ���VTELSOX TENT AND AWNING FACTORY���  ���*���'    Baker street, Nelson.   Jl.usufaetiuersof nil  and   cpiivos  goods.  kinds of  P. 0. Box-  tents.-' awnings,  "(..   Thco. Maason. propiielor.  iti  iti  iti  Prints, Zephyrs, G-inghams, Victoria and  Bishop Lawn, India Linens and Muslin.  Dimities Mercerised Lawns in all colors  and shades.  White and colored Piques, white and colored Ducks and G-alates.  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.  iff  iti  iff  iti  iff  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.  iff  Off  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iff  Beady-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.  NEW GOODS ARRIVING  DAILY  iff  iti  iff  iti  iff  xti.  w  , Tub decision of tl>e executive of  the Liberal Association, wliich was  arrived at on AVednesday overling  at Victoria, will have an important  bearing upon tho approaching elections. Jfc virtually di.sp0.sc4 of tlio  attsnipt to conduct tlio pending  elections upon federal party. lines.  That the Liberal executive did not  consider it oven necessary to call a  'convention to deal wiLh the matter,  shows, that outride of a few designing politicians, the bc'liemo For the  introduction of party lines is- not  generally ondorsad by tlio people.  Tlio action of tlio Liberal executive  ���\  will also destroy   whatever   hope  premier Martin  may have  had of  securing a following  upon the la-  land,    Jfc means that the political  organizations do not propose'to take  auy chance of JMartin'b securing control of the 2->roviiicc, and that upon  the Island at least they will make  common cause against him.   By tho  .present arrangement of rcpz-eseufca-  tion there are fourteen seats, out of  thirty-eight    in    the    legislature,  which   return    Island   representative?, and if the Cassiar seats are  included, wliich are altogether Island in tlieir syxnpa-tJiies, the Island's voting strength is about lialf  Chloride of Lime.  Carbolic Acid.  Bi-chlorjde of Mercury.  Copperas.  Permangnate of Potash.  Sulphur and Brimstone  for fumigating.  - We-have-aH-the above (with  directions for using) at reasonable prices.  Carbolic Acid in large bottles,  60 cents.  Canada flfiig & Book Go.  NKLSON     _  SMOKE    ~  ROYAL SEAL  AND  KOOTENAY BELLE  CIGARS  ADE  '     WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, hlMI-  TK1) -Corner Front and Hall sheets, Nelson* wholesale dealers m wines fcaso and bulk)  and domestic andunportotl ofgars.   jERATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  rpHORPJt! & CO., LIMITED.���Comer Vernon  -*��� and Cedar etiocts, Nekon, m.itmf.ict'urors  of and wholesaledealojs in analed waters and  fiint sirups. Sole agentsfor Halcion Springs  mineral water.   Telephone ID.   FLOUR AND FEED.  BRACKMAN & KER MILLING COMPANY  LTD.���Front street, Neli-on. wholesale dealers in Hour, oatmeal, etc., and hxy and grain.  Mills at Edmonton, Victoria, and New VVeat-  nunsfcer.  architects]     '  TpWAfiT & CARRIE -Architects. Rooma 7*  J-J   and a Aberdodn btock. Baker Htreot. Nninon.  ENGINEEES.  OIIARLKS PARICKR���Mining .ind milling engineer.   We=t lhOccr sheet, Nelson.  TRADES   UNIONS.  NKLSON MIXERS' UNION NO. 9G, XV. F. of  M.���Meets in miners' union loonw, northeast coi nor Victoria and ICooLenfiy-streets c\ciy  Saturday evening at S o'clock. Viwting D__cin-  bcis welcome.  ���LvitifcS WiMfKS, Sec'y.    Cn \s. A. McKay. Pros.  TIIK regular jnccting.s of tins Carpenters' Union  me held on Wednesday evening of each  ���week, at 7 o'clock, in the Miners.' Union hall corner Victoria and Kootenay stioefs.  It. HOI3INSON   President   .1AMKS COLUNO, {secretary.  TIl.U)KS*AXD LAROR rOU.VCir,.-Tho rogii-  l.n-meetings of Ihe Nelson Trades'awl Labor  Counoil will behold in tho inineih" union hull,  coi nor uf Victoria nw! Kootenay .sfieols on tho  first and third Tluiisday of each month, at  7..#) p. in.  U. J. 'J'lioiM'ic. Prci. J. II. M.t'i iikson*, Sec'y.  llf  iff  iW  1^.  Lolies'  and Children's  Gasfitrjere tjoso  fst-SrS- fti^s-s e* s-6^  Hi  Hi  tV  \ii  Hi  \U  Hi  Hi  Hi  The  m  m  Latest  Neckwear  0)  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi,  Hi  Hi  Hi  Mi  iti  iti  '0* ��� 00 ��� fi*> 00 ' fi*' fi* ��� 00' fi* ' 00- 00 ' fi*' 00  ���**'���'SL,0*'��� ��L%��; <**���<**��� flL'Sl; ���g-g?'- _W'.00 ��� *&"��' ZZ^d*  CALL  AND  SEE  cArthur's  Elegant Sideboards  Superb Cheffoniers  Petite Dressing' Tables  In the Famous Golden Oak  Just Received a Carload of Hig'h-cIasS-Goods  kootenay Cigar Mfg. Go,  NKI_KOX, UJUTSE/I rOT.VMRU  ONEYTO LOAN  ON  AT 7 PER CENT  BUSINESS PROPERTY  Apply O. T.. IJCXNOX, Solicitor, Nelson R. C  Sale Cheau  RAILROAD OUTFIT      *  Such ns Wheel SVrapeis, Picks, Shovels, Ifain-  nierb, Sitedl. VV'agoiib, l.a:ge Range, Tents, etc.  Call at Old C'miosity hiioji, Josephine siicut.  A. ~E. BARROW, A. M. IC.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES.  NKLSON LOPQR, NO. 23f A, V, & A. M.  Mooij) second WednoFday in oaoh nionth.  Sojourning brottjrea invited.  "tr NIGHTSOP R VTH1A$~ NoIhou Lodge, No,  -O- 25, Knighta of Pythias, mocU in 1, O. O. F.  Hall, corner linker and Kuotcuay fitieetrt. ovcry  Tnchd.iy evening at S o'clock, visiting Knights  cordially invited to attond.  R. a. JOV. Tv. of R. & S.       LEONARD SCOTT. C. C.  NKLSON T��� 0. U. No. U92. meets in I. O. O. V.  Iltill, comer Raker ana Kootenay streets,  1st and 3rd   Krwlay of each month.  Visiting  brriihern corriiully invited.  __li. RomxsoN^ w.M. XV. Cn wvroun, Rcc.-Scc'.  NKLSON JlilllK, Number J_2, Kralctnal Order  'of Eagles, meets every hocond a  Grand Opening  of  THE  Kootonay Lake Genera! Hospital Society  Saturday Evening  Free Lunch  Wcdij'ssday mench snonth  in  YirflinK brethren welcome.  W. (!os.vi:i.i��� President.  Cii.Mti.i s Pun&si.u. Secretary  and fouith  Fiatemity Hall.  R.\KKIt STUKKT. NKLSON  fGcoigc V. .Motion's old sUind)  Plfliip, Feed, Grain, Hay  AND PRODUCE  Car Lots a Specialty  Nelson, Wine   Oo.  CHOICE WINES AND LIQUORS  Special .ittcntion given to family trade  '^S'^t,     FRANK A. TAMBLYN  NeKon, 11. O. MAN' lorn  St. JOSEPffSSCHOOL  NELSON. R, C.  A boarding and day school conducted by the  Siileisof SI. .Tosepli of Peace.   It is situated at  1 hu 1 orncr of M ill and .fosephine ^troet-s in one of  the be-.t lcsidcnlial portions, of Nelson, and is  c.imIj- accessible from all parts of the city,  ...        *_ _,__. .... ���....��fl  ANNUAL MEKTLNG.  The annual meeting of the Kootenay Lake  Gencial IIo-.iiit.il Society will be held in (ho  Court IIou=e on Tuesday, the 13th day of March,  1LW0, at 3 p. m.  TliSre will ho a meeting of tho diicutors at  2..'50 p. 111.  The luciiiticihliip fee in ?I0 per annum and  entitles the member to hospital benefits for one  yt'ur.  Any poi"!On siib,cribinK$l 11 nionth ��ill be entitled Lo the benelltt, o: the hospital for Hint  period.  Subsciiptionsare solicited and a full attend,  mice of inuntbci s and those desirous of becoiiitiij,'  Miciuhcrs is icqiicsted. A lull statement, of  roceijif'! and expenditures will be siibinifted, mi  eleclion held for ��it directois lo ��cr\o for two  year.-, and other impoii.ua busineb>_ will be  tiaiif-icted.      V. XV. SWANNULL, Sceretaiy.  FOR   SALE.  Large two and it half stoiy frame house, containing double draiwtijLr rooni, 4 bedrooms and  The Nelson  Saw and Planing  Mills, Limited.  Are prepared to furnish by rail, barge or teams  Dimension Lumber, Rough and Dressed  Lumber, Local and Coast Ceiling, Loeal 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,  drcbsiiiK 100111 with clothed closets, dining room,  laruc kitchen, hot and cold water, bath room  u-ith bath complete, toilet; lighted with clcctrici-  Get prices before purchasing elsewhere    jn:   The course ofVtud'y includes the fundamental  and higher branches of Uioicitfjh Knglisii education : Business course���bookkeeping, btenog-  i.iphyand tjpcwiitit.g, Science course���music;  ���v 01 al and instrumental, drawing, etc. Plain ait  and needlework, etc.  Kor Lei m<5 and pai tieulars apply to tho Si&lor  Suocrior. (  Corner VicJ*ri*��nd Kootenay Stroeta.        I  P. O. Boxm. yjSiCiKPSqjSra; NO. SB J CoirebpoaaensseSohwled  liss  ly; within ii\ e minutes walk of the business portion of the city; beautiful situation ovei looking  the lake. Two lots, each 25\l20feet, fenced, and  with km 11 in front. A very desirable residence,  newly furnished and carpeted thioughout with  best furniture and, carpeU. Furniture and  kitchen utensils will be sold either with the  house or separately.  I'"or terms and particulars awly to W. A. Galliher, at (lie olHco of Galliher & Wilson, over Mc-  AriInn's furniture &toie, Baker street, Nelson,  13. O.  NOTICE.  Notice it> hei oby given tiiat I intend to apply at  tho inoxt micling of the Boaid of License com-  mihsioneis for the City of Nolson. held after tho  pxpii'iitioii uf thirty ctiijs from the date Jiercof,  fora tiansfcrof the saloon license now held by  me, dated theijth day of January, 1��00, foi the  Glue Pot saloon, situate on the w��t half ot lot i  block 2, Nelson, B. C, lo John LindbUd of Nelson,]! C.  Oated this 3rd day of March, 1(100.  Witness:  II, II. XVaud. XV. A. WARD.  aimer  PJioiJcS-i  Will   open    her  Kindergarten and  jiriinary Bchool in  THE   KNGIJSH  CHURCH school  room on the 2nd Of January, 1900.   For terms and  all particulars apply to MISS PAliMEE,  ' At residence oi Mra, 3. Ji. Uobertaon. iBaker  SlrcehWo&t. *  SAWMILL   FOR  SALE.  The sawmill and planl lately owned by Joseph  T. Itobeits, at Hykert's Landing, and consintitig  of a 30-horsc power boiler, engine, (iriilith &  Ofilco and Mills corner Hall and Front Streets, Nnl-srn  Wedge tt)p-nsr sawmill, edger, planer, belting',  c(c, etc., will be sold where they now efcand.  Applyto  etc., will be sold where they now efcan'd  yto  TAYLOR & HANNINGTON, Solicitora,  W. Starmer Strfith & Go.  PAPER HANGER, GLAZIER,  PAINTER, ETC.  CHIMNEY SWEEPING  Ollice Ward Street, Opposite Opetu House 1  Fruit and Ornamental Trees  Rhododendrons, Roses, Fancy TCvergi eons  Magnolas, Bulbs, new crop tested s-ecils, foi-npiiiitf  planting. Laiecbt and most complete stoi'k in  western Canada. Call and make your Helectiuns  or send for catalogue. Addiebs at the uurhuy  ijrosnids and greenhouse.  M. J. HffiNBY.  300S Westminster Boat!, Vancouver, tt. C MM OF MONTREAL  CAPITAL, all paid up..$12,000,000  KEST     6.000,000  THE TKIBlBffi:  KELSON" B. C, FRIDAY, MARCH 9, 1900  Lord Strathcona and .Mount Royal ...Prcsidcn  Hon. (!e(ii'i>o A. Druiumoiiil Vicn-I'renidcn  li. S. Clous ton General Manage  NKLSON HI1ANCII  Northwest  Corner llaker and  Stanley Streets  Branches in London* (England) Nkw Tonic,  Chicago, and all tho principal cities iu Canada.  THE BANK OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and  Letters of Credit on Skaguay, U. S.,  Atlin, B. C, and Dawson City, N. W. T.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchanges and Cable  Transfers,  (.Irani. Commercial and Travelers' Credits,  available in any purl of the world.  lh-afts Issued, Collections Made, Ktc.  Saving's Bank Branch  CUHUK.VT KATE OK INTKItlCST I'AID.  The California Enquiry.  o    Poutlani), Maine, March 7.���The  court of  inquiry  which has  been  considering  the  stranding   of  the  Allan  line   steamer  California   on  Jiaiu Island ledge,. Portland harbor,  two weeks ago, today made public  its decision, which is  to  the  effect  that while the master committed  an error  in judgment,-it. was  not  sufficient to justify the  suspension  of his certificate.    The error was in  not making sufficient'-'allowance for  the combined action  of  tide, wind  and sea-'   The court  finds  that the  pilot should not have left the A^essel  when  ho  did,  and  commends  the  officers and crew of the  California  i'or   their  conduct  after   the  accident.  The Nethersolo  Case.  New York,-March 7.���The counsel for Olga Nethersole, the actress,.  Marcus  Meyer,  Hamilton  Reveille  and  Theodore  Moss,  all  of whom  had   been   held   in   $500   bail  by  .magistrate Mott for trial in special  sessions for the production  of  the  play called Sappho appeared before  justice  Fursman  in   the   criminal  term of the  supreme  court  today,  and argued a  motion  for the  removal of the case  to  the general  session to be tried by a jury.   Justice i^ursman took the  papers and  said he  would hand down  his decision soon.  in  tho   formation  of   an   international commission to examine and  report  upon  the diversion  of  the  waters that tiro the boundaries of  I Canada and the United States.    It  appeared  from  the   papers before  tho  committees, comprising copies  of    correspondence    between   the  president  of the  commiisioneis of  the New York state reservation at  Niagara and tho secretary of state,  and between the governor of New  York and   the secretary of state,  that by reason of the diversion of  tlio waters of tho lakes through the  Welland canal and the proposed diversion of waters iu great volume  to be taken under grants for  the  construction of the Chicago drainage canal, the proposed canal from  Georgian lake to the Ottawa river  and other projected waterways, together   with    like   diversions    of  waters  in  considerable   quantities  from  the Niagara river above the  falls of Niagara for the generation  of mechanical power under grants  from the state of New York and the  province    of   Ontario,    the   water  levels of the several lakes forming  a portion of the boundary between  the United States and Canada are  reduced, and will be in future, under like grants, so greatly diminished as to constitute a serious menace  to   navigation   on    these   waters.  Under these circumstances the committee decided that the commission  should  be  authorized,  and reeom- ,  mended tho  passage of the  resol  ution.  scribed   by   the   peopi-;    of    the  country. It amounted to $98,4:82.07.  Burghers Encouraged.  Glkncob, Natal, Saturday, March  3.���President Kruger returned to  Pretoria yesterday. His address to  tho burghers is reported < to have  iired" them with fresh enthusiasm  to continue the light.  Joubert iu Command.  London, March 7.���A dispatch to  the Standard from Osfontein, dated  Sunday, March 4th, says: "General Joubert is reported to be in  supreme command of the Boer  forces."  Porto Rico Lumber Co.  (LIMITED)  Successors (o  J. A. DEWAR & CO.  TBEIONT HOUSE P. Bums & Go.  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside-Finish  local and; coast.  Flooring  local and coast.  Newel Posts  Stair Kail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds.  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pin a Lumber Always in  Stocl^.  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  Head Office at  NELSON, B. C.  MEALS    25    CENTS  Porto Rico Lumber Go. Ltd.  KOOMS LIGHTED BY KLKCTRICITY  AND HEATED BY STEAM  25 CENTS TO 51  321 to 331 Baker Street, Nelson.  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER STREET. NELSON..  IB" WHAT VOU WANT IS NOT IN STOCK  WK WILL MAKE IT FOR YOU  CALL AND GET PRICES.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  Great Lakes Being Lowered.  Nkw York, March S.���The senate  committee oh foreign relations has  favorably reported an appropriation of"$20,000 for the expenses of  United Slates commissioners, under  a resolution^ authorizing tho president to invite Great Britain to join  Brave Irish Honored.  London, March 7.���An  army or  der issued tonight announces that  the queen has ordered that  in the  future   on   St,   Patrick's   Day   all  ranks of the  Irish  regiments shall  wear as a  distinction a shamrock  in their headdress to commemorato  the gallantry of her  Irish  soldiers  iu   the   recent   battles    in   South  Africa.  J. A. Sayward  O    HALL AND LAKE STREETS, NELSON  The latest Wall Papers  BORDERS AND MOULDINGS  Largo comfortable bedrooms and  flrst-clasa  dining-room. Sample rooms for commercial men.  Special quotations given for.carload lots  A. II. GRAY, P. 0. box 521. Nelson, U. C.  Kootenay Agent  W.P.DICKSON  RATES $2 PER DAY  We aro now opening up tlio largest stock of  wall papers, borders anil mouldings ovcrroccivcd  in Nolson. Wc purchased direct from the Montreal importers, and have therefore the latest designs and closest prices. Special quotations to the  trade.  F. J. Bradley & Go.  PAINTERS AND DECORATORS  Corner Victoria and Josephine Streets, Nelson.  GENUINE  The Lawton Fund,  ^ Washington, March 6���--General  Corbin today turned  over to" Mrs.  Lawton, widow of the late major  gonorlir   Lawton,   the,  fund "sub-"  JUTE ORE SACKS  Contraetops and Builders  WILL DO WELL TO  Buy Their Lumber  AT  G. 0. Buchanan's  A large stock of first-class dry material on  hand, also ft full line of Bash, doors, mouldings,  turned 'work, etc.  Factory Work a Specialty  Yard:   Foot of Hondryx streoti, Nelson  telephone. 91    d()[|n,Rae,   AgCIlt  H. D.  ASHCROFT  BLACKSMiTHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing promptly attonded to by a  flrst-clasa wheelwright.  Special attention given to all kinds of repalr-  Iig and custom work from outside points.  .Shop:  Hall St., between Baker and Vernon  TENDERS    WANTED   C. A. PROSSER,  MANAGER | CUT PRICES IS THE  FOR   REAL   ESTATE.  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  Baker Street, Nelson  ORDERS BY MAIL RECEIVE CAREFUL AND PROMPT ATTENTION.   Headquarters ftp Portland Cement, Fire Bricks,  Fire Clay, American Cumberland Coal [Blacksmiths]  B. P. BITHET & CO., Ltd., Victoria  E. C. TRAVES, Manager  EC OAJnUFTTT. AMD Dnnnrmn   immmimT^..        O  B. H. H. APPLHWHAITB  J. McPHJEE  IVJrs- E. C. Clarke, Prop.  LA'l'K OK THE KOYAti IIOTEL, CALGARY  Waverly Hotel  This popular hotel wliich is now being  enlarged and renovated, will be reopened  on March 1st, when it will havo 40 large,  nicely furnished and well lighted rooms,  healed with hot air. Special attention  will be given to the dining1 room.  RATES REASONABLE.     ..�������- u. iu.cjrii-t_iJt_j  Kooterjay Electric Supply & Const ruction Go.  ELECTRIC SUPPLIES  Complete Bleotric Equipments for Blectrlo Power Transmission and Lighting for  Mines, Towns Bleotrio Fixtures, Lamps, Bells, Telephones, Annunciators, Etc.  P. O. Box 608. Josephine Street. Nelson. B. O.  A Big Schooner  OF BEER OR  HALF-AND-HALF  ALWAYS  'FRESH'  10c  ALWAYS  COOL  B. C. HOTEL   erie, b. o.  First-class in every respect. Choicest wines,"  liquors and cigars. Every comfort for transient  and resident guests.  HEADQUARTERS FOR UNION MEN.  JOSEPH CAMPBELL, Proprietor.  The best glass of beer to bo hod in Nelson is at  THE CLUB HOTEL  Sa? E. J. CURRAN, Prop.  R. BEISTERER & CO'  BREWERS AND B0TTLKH8 OK  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  P. O  J.T. FIFE & CO.  Box 66Cf~   _. ~" ' NELSON  Tenders will bo received.by tlio undersigned  until 12 o'clock noon on Monday, April 2nd. UHJO  for the following described real eslate in Nelson.  Lots7 and Sand Lots 1.5and Ji) in Block 10, together with the improvements thereon, consisting of thu Silver King hotel and a one-siory row  dunce.  Terms ciMi. The highest or any Render not  necessarily accepted. >     '       ���  Administiatuv csltiloul .lolili.Johnson,deceased.  Nelson, 11. 0., Mruch -2nd. 1UJ0.  IVJadden House  Baker and "Ward  Streets, Nelson  ORDER OF THE DAY  The only hotel in Nolsor. that has remained  under one management since 1890.  Tho bed-roomd are well furniohod and Ugh tod  by electricity.  The bar is always stocked by tho best) domestic aud imported liquors and cigara.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  And I want to bo in it. I have just rocelved  Fall samples of Suitings and Overcoatings, representing a 950,000 stock to choose from made to  your order at prices never before heard of in Nelson. All the latest fads in Fancy VeBtings for  Fall and winter.  Ladies' tailoiing in all its branches a specialty.  Lowest prices. - Rooms 1 and 11, Hillyer block.  Prompt and regular  delivery to the trade  Brewery ai Nelson  STEVENS, The Tailor  TX THK MATTER OF AN APPLICATION  J- FOIt A DUPLICATE OF A CKRTI l-'IUATK  OK T1TLK to lots eleven (11) nnd twelve (12),  block twenty-seven (27), City of Nelson, D. C.  Notice is hereby given that it f,s my intention  at the expiralion of one month, fiom fliii  publication hereof, to. issue, a ciuplicad.' of tho  Certificate of Title to the above lauds. ii.Micd to  George A. li. Hall, on the 20th day of December,  IS'JS, aud numbered 1533 K.  '  ,    S. Y. WOOTO.V.  <.     Registrar Gcnoilil.  ,     Land Registry Ofilce, Victoria, 11. (!., lilt It Voir  +i. One and all, who contributed to making- our opening- vesterdav  the success it was, and our only regret is that, % wing- to thf'cmlhwfVere not  _ able_.to_ha_.veta have given.you the -attention, we had wished;-.--    -  _i& '  -33434*��-34-_l����  -fc*ft��!^  ? HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY.  6-ff _��-f(f��.$.6..^tiftt;ft6.fg.g.-S.ff6.g<<(.  re  w  ft  ^ss-assa-saa-asa-a****^**'******  INCORPORATED 1670.  m  m  m  m  a93-3**344**-_B3*443*34***-344 9m  We are now open for business, and shall be glad to see you all again    Alwavs remftmhfir fw Mnh ����� ���  so do^not be afraid of S trouK l^^ngfoodt       ��nG m ��m Gmpi��y iS at *our S6rvice  Again thanking you all, and looking forward to further pleasant relations, we beg to remain, yours faithfully THE TBIBUNE:  NELSON, B. C, FRIDAY MARCH 9 1900  IJ  f  g  I*  !  RECEIVED  T  A DIRECT IMPORTATION OF  pushes  BATH   TOOTH "NAIL   HAIR  Baker Street, Nelson  W. F. Teetzel & Co.  c_ /  Clothing    Clothin  , Now is the time to get a bargain in Clothing' as we are  giving a liberal discount on  these goods for the next few  days in order to make room  for spring goods which are arriving daily  The Nelson Clothing House  217 219 Baker Street  w  Hi  iti  iti  Hi  iti  iti  Hi-  iti  iti  Hi  iti  iti  Hi  iti  iti  iti  Hi  iti  Hi  iti  iti  iti  ESTABLISHED . Iff   NELSON IN   1890  I am here my friends to let you know I am all right.  Kimberly and Ladysmith have been relieved and I am still  in Nelson with a year of prosperity ahead of me. Everything is pointing this way, and I am here with my np-to-  ���. date line of goods ready to compete with eastern prices. I  am rccieving goods every day direct from the factories,  wliich are for sale, and I am prepared to guarantee the  quality. Come and examine our stock; no trouble to show  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 & Hubbard's up-to-date art  goods. Kara, 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.  JACOB DOVES, THE JEWELER  NELSON, ��. C.  \U  \*/  xti  iti  iti  Hi  Hi  Hi  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  Hi  iti  iti  iti  iti  Hi  Hi  Hi  iti  iti  Mr  to ,  li:  I;  i *  us  ��� Great Dry Goods Sale g  & _ .      -       * 0  ^ ,   Wc'have decided to sell out our dry goods and ^  0 continue exclusively   in. clothing-/_ boots,  shoes and ||J  ffe * gents' furnishings, and  now offer all our dry goods ^  ^ slock at  wholesale   prices.    This  includes all   our ($  |g$ spring goods  now in  stock and in transit from ,the ||f  ^ east.     It is the first time in   the history of Nelson |p  (���� that a stock of-this size has been offered to the pub- $$'  0$ lie at' such  a low rate,  and all wanting  bargains ^  (gj should not fail to see our prices.    To the ladies of gg)  ^ Nelson we would say that this'is a good opportunity |��|  ^ to get your spring and summer dress goods at a bar- ggjj  $& ��rain.     Here is a sample of some of our prices: (g@  Dress Goods that were 40c, now selling at 25.  ,4��*  60.  @  Dress Goods that were 65c. now selling at  Dress Goods that were $1.00, now selling at  Dress Goods that were 1.25, now selling at 75.  5 pieces of plaid tweed skirtings, regular $6 1 iiie, to  - clearsnow���selling-at~ $4." 'Black- Lustres m plain  and figured, that was 50c, new selling at 30c. Black  Lustres in plain and figured, that was 75c, now selling at 45c. Colored dress ginghams, regular 20c.  goods now selling at 12c. Colored _dress ginghams  regular 15c. goods, now selling at roc. Colored  Dimities,  regular 15c.1'goods, now  selling at'ioc.  Colored Piques,  regular  0$  12^ c.  20c. goods,  Flannellctte at 5c. now 8c.  now selling at  _klliot m.onc  BAKKIl .yj'JlKhT  A. FERLAND & CO.  ���CSf  CITY LOCAL HEWS  The lot of the vagrant who is suspected of more serious offenses is  not a happy one in Nelson. Yesterday morning James Broughan and  James Sherran, the two men arrested after the thefb at the Lakeview  hotel, were brought before magistrate Crease again and sentenced to  four and six months respectively,  Sherran's sentence being the limit  provided by the code.  A horse and dump-cart belonging  to Hawley, the contractor who is  working on Gilkcr's store, went over  the embankment on Ward street  just outside the Ontario Powder  Company's office at noon yesterday.  A big crowd of spectators gathered  in a few minutes. No damage was  done beyond the breaking of several of the posts which carry the  sidewalk.  A marriage license was issued  yesterday to William Franklin  Sage and Ressa Del Glaudon. ''  A. B. Mackenzie, of Rossland, and  E. J. Coyle, of Vancouver, two of  the Canadian Pacific's most, popular passenger agents, spent yesterday in Nelson wondering where  they were at. Having easily passed  Rossland in the race, Nelson is now  running Vancouver for first place  on the Mainland.  Manager Burnett of the gas company last night pointed with pride  to the illuminating power of the  gas manufactured by his company  as evidenced by the effect in the  Hudson's Bay Company's stores.  Nelson has:more fine plate glass  show windows than any other city  in the province���for its size.  H. R. Bellamy is in Kamloops, accompanied by E. C. Kingsmill, the  New Zealand cyanide expert, who  has also had considerable experience in dredging in that country.  They intend making an inspection  of the Thompson river, north of  Kamloops,, with a view to making  arrangements for tho building of  two, gold dredges to work the river  tied, " *  Au order was made _ yesterday  for discovery in the action of Kaslo  & Slocan Railway vs.A. IL Buchanan.  A call was circulated in Ashcroft  Saturday asking Dennis Murphy,  barrister, to accept nomination for  West Yale as an anti-Martin candidate, it being understood that lion.  O, A. Semlin had decided  to with-  BPSINESS   MENTION.  Nickcrson ���Watchmaker,   Baker  sheet, opposite Queen's, hotel. Twcnl v-five joais  e\-pcneJiee.  For Sale���A furnished  hotel in  ftmdon, H C.   Write foi paillenlars to G. West,  llo\ 1S(p, Sandon. li. O.  To Let���House, garden and hennery. Mutable fora, chicken ranch. April)' T. H.  ltobuits, ViLiomi sticet, opposite posluiliuo.  When your   watch   Uon'fc   keep  time, see Xiekeison, B.ikcr .sticet.   k'.iUsfiiutoiy  \\oifc oriioeluuKCs.  Wanted���to buy-for cash, second  band fiiimtme en Hoc. Apply T. 11. Bobqits,  Victoria Mice/, opposite post ��.tli_e.  To Let���Six-roomed house with  b.ith.   Apply ntAccord luitid sloie opposite post-  ollii e.  draw entirely from political life.  The call was signed by nearly all of  the voters, and Mr. Murphy informed the committee that he  would accept a nomination coming  as this did. Mr. Murphy is a native-born British Columbian and  has built up an extensive practice  during his throe years' stay in Ashcroft. Mr. Murphy, is a graduate  of Ottawa University of the class  of '92 and is 30 years of age. He is  a brother of James Murphy, barrister, late of Revelstoke.  Notice of appeal has been filed in  the suit of Anderson vs Godsal,  which involves mechanics liens  against the Little Phil property at  Ainsworth.   HOTEL   ARRIVALS.  At tiik Phair.���F. K. Sherman,  Portland, Ore.; C. D. MacKenzie,  Kaslo; T. Tait, W. J. Cullin, Montreal; J. T. Lawrence, W. II. Powers, Ti ail; G. S. Cantlio, Montreal;  T. Allen, K. Woollaston, Victoria;  G. II. Williams,,Spokane; W. P.  Dickson, Greenwood.  At the Hume.���C. G. Griffin, Ontario Powder Works; T. E. Burnett,  Granite; D. McLean, Nelson; A. G.  McKenney, R. -N. Schultz, J. M.  Fnhcy, Toronto; S. P. McCooI,  Trail; C. Dillman, Milwaukee.  At the Queen's.���W. J. Maho-  ney, Kaslo; A. Forrester, Robson;  T. Delaney, Robson; Miss Maitland,  Robson; J. A. Daltou, Sherbrooke,  Que.;   F.  A.  Heap, Ainsworth; H.  ���Mfiff  Stoves   Stoves  We have the finest line of COAL HEATERS ever displayed in the dis-  trict. 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  SANDON  Of  Rare  Household  Furnishings  The undersigned  has received instructions. from Captain  C. S. Moore, who is leaving  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  Lar��-e Brass Bedsteads  o  Marble Top   Bedroom   Pieces  Fine Pictures.  Williams, Greenwood; E. M. Sanders, Sandon; J. Temple, Naphika;  Mrs. Fahey, Winnipeg; F. C. Elliott, Winnipeg; D. A. MacDonald,  Kuskonbok;. E. TV. Savage, Hamilton, N. D.  At the Grand Central.���W. N.  Bray ton, Kaslo; W. H. McDougall,  steamer Kokanee; A. Mackenzie,  Greenwood; J. D. McDonell, Slocan  City; J. Carne, Kaslo; C. McGregor,  Kaslo; F. E. Pollen, Fernie.  At the Tremont.���-P. Tull, City;  R. McDonald, City; G. Moss, City;  D. J. McDonald, City.  At the Madden.���M. Phillips,  Greenwood; C.  Birce, Slocan  City.  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  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  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  A. R. SHERWOOD  REAL ESTATE  INSURANCE AND  GENERAL AGENT  ' The goods to  sale were collected  be- offered for  in all parts  of the world, and the people of  Nelson will have a rare oppor-  tunity'of "securing the same on  their own terms on  E. J. Robie  w  &!S2t  &.m  ���^���_S'S>.  1^  We have sold 75 per cent of all the  IPO  Fire Clay  Hi  We also handle  Used in Kootenay. i$  Blacksmith's Coal5 Sewer Pipe, Etc. if  TAILOB  Workmanship and  quality of goods tfje  best obtainable  OppoMtt'Siht-i Kinj? Ilrtlcl, Jl.tkerF.rcol.. >Tcho_i  Palace !V|eat Kfarl^ei  Headquarters  for all kinds of  Fresh and Cured  Meats.  Wednesday, larch 14th  AT 2 O'CLOCK  The goods will be open to  inspection at the premises, corner��� of~Baker ~and~ Kootenay"  streets on the morning of saje.  Don't Fail to See Them  Terms of Sale-���Cash.  ' For further particulars  apply to  C. A. Waterman & Co.  AUCTIONEERS  Brown & Co.  2<W I1AKISR STRKKT  First door west n    I rt_i i  -maftSSfc   Baker Street  Charles D. J. Christie  GENERAL BROKER   ���    \  P. O. Box 523.   Phones: Oflicc 147, House 182 '  TOR SAhli  J-iootii house nnd3 loK    SI.tOG  t lot Jiikorili'cct 1200  IJXl-foot coinur on Ifolison sticet    mm  2 lots on Cmborute slreet -,. .    (wO  KOR RENT  5roojn house, moduli) eonveniencet ','25  LOANS AND'iXSURANC'Ji;   ,  Call and see me if you wWi lo sell buy or rent.  J. E. ANNABLE  REAL ESTATE  AND  INSURANCE,  UF  Hi  iti  iti  iti  Hi  Hi  Hi  iti  iti  Hi  iti  Hi  Hi  iti  iti  iti  Hi  iti  Hi  iti  185  BAKER   STREET  Fresh  Eggs  are  always to  .   at  be  had  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON'S  Groceries and  Crockery  ...  P. O. Box K. & W.  Telephone 10  Hi  iti  iti  Hi  iti  iti  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  iti  Hi  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  Hi  yti  -V��^^_i^��^^^_^^_^_^____S "���*i^i2��^&i^��&i&.SZ-*^*^4����-  **-*-*"**-*-i*-i*'-t*-*0-lm>-lm>-0* ^. 8f. ^. ^. Cf. f. ^. 5". ^. ^- 8?. St1  SOAP  SOAP  -    A PEER AMONQ OTHERS  Gilt Edge  ,   \ IS'ITS NAME  ThisSo.1]). l.ikliiB wc!ifht.qn.ilil}'.uidooit Into ��>on��i��lcnilion, Mill be fcJind (lip Kst niKI fbo  clieniicsi in the iiuikot.   Jt  will not wash goods mttivnt, sumo liibuinij, but the fliic&t of k����<K *  wlictlier-ivoolen 01 coLton cm be i)!Oi.cily I'ltMiiod uilhmit  miurynnd w-ilh 1c-k labor tlmn vmIIi  most so-ailled family so.ip.s.   \ on cm u�� it in Ihe bjith or to ^wlsh iho buby, iw Ut Inifiedieiits are o(  Uicpiiiestftiid bcstqimlitv.   I'oihitlout  KAXCY  The Western Mercantile "Company, Limited,  A Mi STAPLE OROUKItlKS ' BAKKR STI1  REET, KK1,$0*l  A Raigain���1Toii<<o. n��id   two   lot -., on lower.  Josephine iind t'lwbonate hireeK for sjiIp, $I(i00  COAL!     COAL I  GREAT REDUCTION  $9.65|gJSr*NMt ' $6,15  DELIVERED  Hard Coal  Anthracite  TKLi:rit05VE  ���   33   -C.-*-West-A Co.  Now wfjat do you think of General Roberts  ANOTHER VICTORY       BOERS IN RETREATJ  XVp had a very sucoe^ful day itnd couiplctely routed"!ho enemy. They are in full  ietrc.it. In tl>o c\hubor.uu'q of vom Joy yet your India and Ceilo> 'J'ea, JWooli.i  and Java Cod'ee, Giocei'ic��. eti., Horn   ^ ^  Ja'to MgaHyofeS'- ,    PATTON & ENMAN  DON'T PAY TWO~PRICES  FOR  YOUR  CLOTHING.  Lethbridge Gait Goal  The bes.t value for tho money in the maiket  for all purposes.  II u ill pay von lo ov.untiic my slock of new goods, ppi'inu' ovcrconN mid sprinff s'iu'Ia   Spcoi.i  bartjaiiKsinfooUeai.   Comiilelu lines-of J,lines l.icCiciid- "- -��������������� ���     -  --  -  TKK.MS CASH  Telopliono li:  XV. P. TrKitxiiv, General Agent  .    Ollleo with C. D. J. Christie.  A faitmc will be made of thu ponlliv nui  p.imo trade. They will j.1wmjs be on hauil dining their season.  J. L.  PORTER, Prop.  163 Jobaiihiiic St., bctw ecn Baker and Yonion.  Telephone ]._'..  Notice of Application for License.  f, Adolphc f.ai.oinlc. of JhoCitj of Nelson, in  tho province of British Columbia, hotel keejsci.  heicby Kr.e notice (liat I intend toapnlj to tho  Itouid of I_iconse Coinmissioneis lor'he City of  Nelson, ,it t heir Iirst mooting- to bu held after the  expiration of Jtluriy clajs Irom this d.ite for a  liLonte to/-eIl \Mnep, spii its, oeer and otiier fermented and iiitoxicjituw liquois bj ictail, in iny  hotel, km. wn usMiu "AtuutKial Hotel,"(_ilti.i(_eon  lolft iiujiibcrcd 23 and 21, hi block numbered G7, in  the i-aid Cit}- of Nelson. A. iiAMMNm  arclusHi, B. Ov Kcbniaiy 8U1, TM.  REMOVAL SALE  Wc have moved into the Hall blook, and wiJ  be pleased to meet ali our customer^ and friends.  Wc coidially invito jou to give uf_a call. You  will llnd our goods inai ked at quick sellnifj prices.  Tins stock includes Rcady-to-wcar Clothing,  lAirnLshings Hals and Cnj>% Boots and Shoes.  mMW)tli  boots and shoes.  224-228 Saker Street, \ie\sot\.  icinly ��c Co.'s and the Anion, Holden &. Co.^a  THEO  MADSON  ELECTRICITY  2f/J Baker Street,  Hull block  BROWM & 00,  CLEANING.  AND  KJSPAIRTNG  YOUR OWN GOODS MADK UP  OLD CLOTHSS MADE GOOD AS NEW  ARTHUR GEE  Opposite Clarko Hotel.   MERCHANT TAILOR  HOME   LAUNDRY  Vernon sheet, east of JfeBride's stable  MISS HULF, Manager  Vornon Street, Nelson.  Piano Tuning1  L. S. OTIS, Resident Piano Tuqer  Electrical Repairing, Electrical Supplies,  Electrical  Contracts   (Mines,  Steamers,   Dwelling  Houses, Etc.)   Try us for work and prices  NELSON HARDWARE CO.  BEST CANNED GOODS ON THE MARKET  r.cavc 01 ders at  Do\ci'h, I'amton's,  Thomson's Stationery Co.  NELSON, 0. 0.  All kinds of laundry work at exceptionally  low prices.  Vwlatvtxc&phxevj %> cents lo 33 cents a fipacu  Kootenay   Coffee   Co.  NELSON, B. C.  Coffee roasters and dealers in Tea and Coffee.  Offer fresh roasted coffee of best quality ��a  follows:  Java and Arabian Macha, pot pound $ 10  Java and Mocha Mend, 3 pounds  I 00  Fine Santos,4 pouDds   ...'  100  Santos Blond, 5 pounds  1 00  Our Special Blond, 8 pounds................ 100  Our Rio Roast, 8 pounds...   2 00  A trial order solicited. Salesroom 2 doors ��a*i  Of Oddfellows block. West Baker otreefc, ,  TELEPHONE 161.  Boulters Tomatoes and Marrowfat  Peas, Standard Brand Sweet Corn  P. O. BOX 17fi.  HOUSTON BLOCK.  Blue Ribbon Ten Always on Hand.  Ficsh Kfe'ifi Received Dally  John J\. Irvitjg & Go.  9  FULL LINES OF WINTER AND SPRING SUITINGS  WKST BAK.JCR STREET' NKLSON OPPOSITE SILVER KTNO HOTRI  TO YOTJR LOT LINK  WE DO IT     SEE US  ftee Water Connections  STRACHAN BROS  GAS FITTING OUE SPECIALTY  PLUMBING OF ALL KINDS  Victoria Street, opposite Postoffice.

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