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 DAILY  EDITION   BY  MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH YEAR  KELSON":  WEDNESDAY MOKNTOG, APRIL 4  1900.  PRICE FIVE  CENTS.  i  CONSPICUOUS    GALLANTRY  Shown by Britishers.  Lon'don, April -i.���Tiie war offico  has   posted  :i  dispatch  from  lord  Roberts reading as follows :  Bi.okmkoxtuIiV, April 2.   -2:30 p.m.  ���In continuation  of my  telegram  of March .'Usfc, there has been considerable delay in getting accurate  returns  of   the casualties,  its  tho  action took  place  22  miles  hence.  The telegraph cable  has  been  interrupted    several    times,    doudy  weather has intcifsired with signalling and although there has been no  engagement since, the force is continually iu touch with the  enemy.  "There were  many acts of conspicuous gallantry displayed during  the day.    *Q'  battery  remained in  action  under a cross-fire   at  1300  yards for  some  hours, the  officers  serving the guns  as  the casualties  reduced the detachments.    Several  gallant   attempts   were    made   to  bring  in  two  guns, the  teams  of  Avhich had been killed,  but at each  attempt the horses were shot down.  The Essex, Minister, Shropshire and  Northumberland mounted infantry  and Roberts' Horse covered tho retirement  of  the   guns   fiom   that  position to the oiossing of the drift  found by the cavalry two miles further south, and  withstood  the  determined attack of the enemy, who,  in some  cases,  advanced 'within  a  hundred yards.  '���'U' battery of the Royal Horse  artillery was suddenly surrounded  in the drift, and the officers and  men were all made prisoners without a shot being fired. Rut major  Taylor and a sergeant-major succeeded in escaping in the confusion.  Five guns were captured at the  ' Sji%Jic time. Further details tomorrow."  Lord Robei ts' dispatch seems to  linally dispose of the earlier le-  port of the guns, and the fact that  the Beers remain in occupation of  the watei'woiks is taken as an indication that they intend to make  a stand sufficiently long to cover  -the withdrawal oi" the guns .and  wagons to a place of safety, although the absence of definite information regarding the movements,  of general French's* cavalry makes"  it difficult to estimate the chances  of their recapture.  intelligent young Puerto Ricau, arrived today on the Caracas, and  wtis arrested on the charge of a violation of the contract labor law on  complaint of an organizer of the  American Federation of Labor.  Kruz came here under contract  with au American firm who declare  their intention of fighting the case.  BOER VERSIfW OF BATTLE  Their Casualties.  Pumtoria, March 31.���There has  been heavy fighting between Brandfort aud Rloeinfoutein. The Wak-  kerstroom and Emmelo commandos  attacked   7000   Biitish  and  drove  ' them back with heavy loss. According to the ,icpOrts of the  wounded who have arrived here,  lighting occnri'ed all along the line.  The federal troops had positions on  the side and top of  tho mountain,  " while the~British positions were-on  opposite side of the hill. The Biitish  charged repeatedly, but Were repulsed. The latest reports say that  tho federals Mere holding their  own, but the final result of the  ^fighting is not known hero. The  federal loss was nine killed and  wounded.  Reports from Brandfort received  later state that 2000 fedeials attacked 3000 British successfully,  but that 13,000 British reinforcements arrived and the federals, were  compelled to retire. The* federal  loss, according to tiiese reports, was  slight.         Flour Trust Eeceivers.  Nbw i'oiuc, April 3.���Au order  was filed in court of chancery in  Jersey City, New Jersey, making  permanent tiie appointment of  geueral Samuel Thomas of New  York, Albert C. Toring of Minneapolis and Charles K Kimball of  Summit, New Jersey, as receivers of  the United States Flour &,Milling  Company, otherwise known as the  Flour Trust.  BRITISHERS' CREAT PLUCK  Boer Brutalities.  Bushman's Kop, April: 2.���Hearing that, the waterworks were deserted, the correspondent of the  Renter's Telegraph Agency rode  forward today. Arriving at the  crest of the hill, a volley was fired  at him and a moment later a man  appeared at the top of the crest.  Calling on hini to stop firing, and  saying he wa's unarmed and desiring to talk with him, the correspondent discovered that this man  was an American who declared that  he accompanied the Boers only as a  sightseer. He said that never during his whole life had he witnessed  such magnificent pluck as that  shown by the British on Saturday,  and he asserted that not only himself, but the Avhole Boer army were  profoundly touched with . admiration at their gallant behaviour.  It appears that the  Boers  never  doubted  their  ability   to   capture  the whole British force, aind were  dumbfounded at the courage  displayed and at tho masterly way in  which the force was able  to escape  from the death  trap.    The correspondent's   informant    refused    to  give any information regarding the  Boer   forces   or  their movements,  ���but   it   appears   that the  present  force   was   detached from Kroonstaadt, joined the Ladybrand force,  and  again  went  north   to   Thaba  Nehu,   one   portion following   the  other and meeting colonel Broadwood's retreating force.   The burghers engaged consisted of Sehoe-  man's commando, which was accompanied by many foreigners.   Coni-  fnatulant John  II.  Blake Avas  present  with   the Irish   brigade and  other foreigners.  The fight was marked by many  acts of  individual courage.     The  QUEEN IS IN IRISH WATERS  first man to warn the British of  the ambush" was a sergeant of the  army service corps, who shot a Boer  dead with his revolver. A Household cavalry man, who was sum-  monded to surrender, threw his rifle  in"his captor's face, knocking him  over, and escaped.  The Boeif, undoubtedly shot sev-���  oral of the prisoners and also killed  some of their own meu, who advanced to demand the British surrender.  Bushman's Kop, April 2.���Later  -' According to the testimony of  eye witnesses the Boers shot some  of the prisoners; but the confusion  was" so great, the fire proceeding  from all directions and the Boers  firing upou the convoy, in which  their own men were killed, that it  is impossible to say exactly what  happened.- -Explosive bullets-have-  been found in the bandoliers of  some of tho Boers who were captured.  The enemy pursued the British  for mile", killing, wounding and  taking prisoners. One squadron of  tho Sixth Dragoons, which Avas the  first in the action 110 strong, mustered at the end only ten mounted.  The Boers seemed to be in great  strength throughout the district  and are signalling ou al! sides. A  large body is reported moving  houbhwest of Bloemfontein in the  direction of the raihvay.  Duplicate machinery is aA'ailabJe  to replace that which the Boers  dostioyed tit the Avafeerworks.  The British troops are in urgent  need of remounts.  Enthusiastic Reception.  Duiimn, April 4.-12:20 a.iu.���In  spite of the rain that was falling  aud the huge puddles of Avater  under foot, the arrival of queen  Victoria in the Royal yacht,Victoria  and Albert, off KingstoAvn was the  occasion for much enthusiasm, although this did not take an organized form oAying to the fact that  her majesty came several hours  ahead of schedule tiine.  The passage of the channel  was  smooth and the queen  suffered no  discomfort, although she expressed  regret at the premature departure  from Holyhead, wliich was OAving to  a fear that the threatening Aveather  conditions   might cause her Irish  subjects disappointment.     It  had  beeu officially announced that she  Avould reach-Kingstown at 5:30 p.m.  Tuesday, instead of 2 p.m., but at  the latter hour, the Victoria and  Albert loomed up through the haze  and rain and Avas greeted by the  thunder of 21 guns from each ship  of the British channel   squadron.  Thousands had poured into Kingstown regardless of the pelting rain,  "which luckily ceased about 5 o'clock,  and  they  braA'ed  the  cold  winds  and mud until midnight.   The celebration  was   confined   to  an illumination   aijd to a few fireAvorks  here aud there.    A shining, shaui-  rock stood out against the blackness of Dublin bay, and from the  Jackies clustered on the decks of  the squadron came strains of "God  Save the Queen," which were taken  up Avith a Avill  by the crowd, and  Avhen   "Soldiers    of    the    Queen"  floated across the quiet water, the  spectators on-Kingstown pier joined  in with c qual fervor.  Although all political conditions  are represented in KingstoAvn there  AAras no attempt at a counter demonstration. In fact, the evening's  fireworks, singing and cheering  AA'ere 'not marred by any ^hostile  note, and the entry of the queen  'into Dublin today (Wednesday) Avill  probably bes a. repetition of a similar friendly celebration.  Mrs. Catherine ^leyers,. aged 32,  Avife of a coal driver liA'ing in this  city, this afternoon killed her two  children, a daughter three years  old and a son one year old, by  throwing them into a cistern under  the flooor in the kitchen. Sho  threw herself into the cistern, where  the bodies were found at 3 o'clock  this afternoon. Mrs. Meyer left a  note addressed to her relatives,  .which AA'as Avritten rather hastily,  but said in substance that she owed  a grocery bill.of one dollar and that  the grocer had refused to trust her  for any more supplies. . The letter  said nothing about committing  suicidef and it is supposed that she  was temporarily insane and brooding over her f:\ilurp/to obtain credit  at the grocery Avhen she committed  the shocking tragedy.  RYDER FINANCE MINISTER  In Martin's Cabinet.  Victoria, April 3.---[Special to  The Tribune.] ���C. S. Ryder, general  storekeeper of Cumberland, 'Vancouver Island, was today SAVorn in  minister of finance in Martin's cabinet. Ryder is an unknown man,  born in Kingston, Ontario. Ho  came to British Columbia in 1888,  lived four years in Westminster,  moved to Nanaimo and was for five  years a clerk iu Langton's hardware  store, and theii^clerk for Simon  Leiser at Cumberland, and a few  months ago started a small store on  his own account. '  Martin appears to be trying to  see how much the public Avill staud.  In connection Avith yesterday's report of the friction Avith the government, it is stated today that  Martin was given until tomorrow to  fill his cabinet or letire.  Coal Mines Closed Down.  Linton, Indiana, April 3,���All the  coal mines here have been closed  and 1100 miners are idle. The  failure of the operators and miners  to reach an agreement on the  Avcekly pay and poAvder questions  caused the tie up.  The Contract Labor Law.  lNeav York, April 3.���The appli-  ^ cation of the contract labor laAV to  citizens of Puerto Rico is involved  in an  arrest made  by the barge  office officials today.   Jorg Kruz, an  General Joubert's Epitaph.  Nkw York, April 3.���The next  issue of Harper's Weekly will eon-  tain a poem from Rudyard Kipling  on geueral Joubert Avhich Avas sent  by cable from South Africa, Two  of the throe A'erses folloAv :  AVilli tiiese th.it bred, with tho*,o that loosed the  strife,  He hart no pai I, A\ lioso hands-were clear of gain.  But'-uLllc, strong, and btubboin. R!U e liu life  To a lost cause .md knew tho grit was vain.  loiter sh.ill nso .1 people wine and gieat,  Koi god iii strong llieti, by ccjimI w.irnuuleone,  Tellium old battles over -without hate.  Xouloijt bib p.unu shall pass from sire to son.  Criminal Carelessness Did It.  London, April 4.���The Cape  Town correspondent of the Times,  telegraphing Monday, says : "Apparently there Avas not a man  ahead of the convoy with orders to  look out, but the escort trotted  quietly behind and discovered that  something was Avrong after half the   Because   she' could  convoy had been captured." credit at a corner  Is French 'Fighting ?  London, April 4���0.40 a. m.-~No  news has yet been received of the  expected battle between general  French and the Boers. There is  now but a remote prospect of the  recapture of the guns. The Daily  Chronicle, whose Cape Town correspondent joyfully predicts that  the Avar Avill be1 over in  three months, says: "in order to re-establish our position in  the Fiee State Ave need a brilliant  success won on the scene of our  latest reverse." It is announced  from Springfontein that the censorship has again curtailed the dispatches, therefore important de-  opments must be impending. There  is little neAA's from other points,  Mafeking was still besieged on  March 20th and there are rumors  that_general-Buller-is preparing to  advance.   Sunday Closing in Paris.  London, April 2.���In the house  of lords today lord Kiunaird asked  the government to support the  United States in their opposition  to displays on Sunday at the exposition at Paris. Lord Salisbury replied that the government was fully  aware of tho feeling in the matter,  but had no shadow of authority to  deal Avith the subject. It AA'as entirely a question for the authorities  of the exposition.  Robbery and Murder.  Winkiki.d, Kansas, April 3.���  Robbers last night rifled tho Sante  depot here, and held up and killed  D. C. Coates, the night operator.  They secured only a foAAr cents, and  the killing Avas evidently committed  to prevent identification.  Hawaiian Question.  AVashington, April 3.���The  house today entered upon the consideration of a substitute for the  senate Hawaiian Territorial bill under a special order which will bring  the question to a vote on Thursday  afternoon.         Good Season Coining.  Mklbournk, Victoria, April  3. -  Good rains have fallen in most districts of Victoria and New South  Wales, and the outlook now is generally more favorable than it has  been for many years.  Killed Herself and Children.  Rochester, New York, April 3.���  get no more  grocery store,  Hutton an Autocrat.  Ottaava, April 3���[Special to The  Tribune].���Colonel Prior  asked in  the house today for the correspondence shoAving^ why colonel  Vince,  New Brunswick, and colonekWhite,  Guelph, were left out of the staff  corps by the minister of militia, although selected by general  Hutton  for the same.   The'reasons given  by Hutton were that they   Avere  dabbling in  politics.    This  reason  was afterwards countermanded by  Hutton on  instructions fiom Borden, who said ibab they  AA'ere  too  old and had been on the retired list  and in the case of colonel White he  had lost part of one hand and AA'as  maimed. Borden gaA'e these reasons  again today, stating  that Hutton  had no authority from him   to pay  that  politics  had  anything to do  with it.    Besides this Boi den  read  two letters, one from colonel   Ayl-  mer who is uoav in  command, and  one from colonel Foster s-tating that  Hutton had instinctcd them not to  go to Borden's office if the minister asked them, aud if lie (Hutton)  gave them permission at any time  to do so they Avould be required to  go to hiinjind_tcll_whatever Borden  said.    In this Avay Button acted as  a despot and had instituted a reign  of terror  in   his  military branch.  After the matter diopped, Clarke  Wallace took up the budget debate.  San Jose Scale Bill.  Ottaava, April 3.���[Special to  The Tribune].- San Jose scale bill  passed the liou.se today. There  Avill be one station at Mission, B. C,  for admitting nursery stock. A. II.  Gilmour Avas introduced into the  senate today by Mills and Scott.  Halifax Garrison Battalion.  Ottawa, April 3.- [Special to  The Tiibuno].���An order issued by  the militia department provides  that the Halifax garrison battalion  Avill be known as tho 3rd Special  Service battalion, Royal 'Canadian  regiment. ______  Senate to Adjourn.  Ottawa-,   Apiil   3.���[Special  RAILWAY CIRCULAR WHICH  Affects Nelson Jobbers.  The following joint circular has  been issued by the Canadian Pacific,  Great Northern,  Northern Pacific,  aud Spokane   Falls    &   Northern  railways:     Agents  at  destination  Avill  not distribute   carload   shipments of property among two or  more consignees.    Ageuts will not  send notice of arrival to more than  one party, and-will make only one  expense bill for the charges on the  entire carload.    In case one party  will not accept notice of the arrival     as     consignee     and     pay  the    charges      on      the      entire  carload   and     take    delivery    of  same,       agents       are      required  to  make separate notices and expense bills, and correct the way bill  and collect on each shipment at the  less-than-carload      rates. The  carload rates under this classification are not applicable:-on freight  consigned to railway agents, or to  company's cartage agents for delivery to various parties."  The enforcement of this rule by  the raihvays means a great deal to  local jobbers, preventing, as it does,  the distributing of carload lots  among the smaller consumers, a  custom which prevailed until recently, and admitted eastern jobbers into direct competition Avith  the local: firms. This reform was  promised several months ago by  the raihvays concerned. The circular, "which is quoted from above,  Avas receiA'ed yesterday by the local  agents, giving them more precise  instructions in the matter.  NELSON LOCAL  NEWS.  The Tribune.,  Mills Avill move  morrow that it  18 th. of April.  to  The Hon, Da\id  in the senate to-  adjourn  until  the  House Takes a Eecess.  Ottaava, April 3���[Special to The  Tribune].���-Lam ier gives notice  that the house will adjourn from  Wednesday next AArcek until Tuesday, the 17th instant following.  Archibald Forbes Buried.  London, April 3.���Tho remains of  Archibald Forbes, the Avar correspondent, whose death AAras announced March 30th, AA'ere interred  today at Abeideeu. Many wreaths  were sent by tho friends of the  deceased.  Robert" Gorlett has sold to J. J.  Walker the easterly half of lot 7  and lot S in block 33 for $715  cash.  Captain W. W. West brought  down a boom containing-, 500,000  feet of logs for the Nelson SaAV &  Planing Mills, Limited, yesterday.  The logs tire from Bonner's Ferry,  and are the first installment of ^au  order for 1,000,000 feet.  ,  The neAV packing house at the  Ontario Powder "Works is Lo be 20  by 40 fee Laud is being hurried forward as rapidly as possible. -The  firm have an extra packing machine  on hand to replace the outfit destroyed in the explosion?'and ex-  psefc to commence manufacturing  on a small scale this Aveek.  The people of Slocan 'City have  decided to celebrate Dominion Day  this year, and are already making  preparations in that direction,  John L. Retallack of ' Kaslo, is  registered at the Phair Hotel.  C. P. R. engineer McNabb's new  residence on Vernon street will be  completed today, and Mr. McNabb  Avill move in'at once.  Noav is the time Lo clean up back  yards, alleyways and streets. The  ci ty avouId save money if premiums  "AA'ere offered for the best kept pre-  niiso1*, including the streets and alleyways fionting on the premises.  Suppose the city A\'as divided into  five districts, and $100 iu premiuuib  bet apart for each district. That  .$500 would cause $1000 worth of  Avork to be done.  Miss Murcutt,proArincial organizer  of the W. C. T. IJ., Avill attend a  meeting to be held in the Methodist  church tomorrow afternoon at 3:30  p.m. for the purpose of completing  tlio organization of the local branch  of the .society,  It. Hurry, proprietor of the  Vienna bakery, lol'D last night for a  month or   six Avcck-s'  tiip  to  the  Coast.  I'Ycd Irvine & Co.'.s spring millinery opening Avill be held today,  and is sure to be Avell attended. An  orchestra Avill be in attendance and  light refreshments AA'ill bo served.  The ladies of Nelson AA'ill have a  field day for Lhe remainder of the  Aveek. Half a dozen of the leading  dry goods houses and millinery parlors are liaving "spring millinery  openings." The fathers and husbands of the ladie-> will haA'e their  field days a month hence, a\ hen the  bills are presented for payment.  Nelson has more hotel arrivals  daily than any toAvn of its size iu  Canada.  JamesaiidJ.il. Allen, the iite-  men in charge of the Observatory street station, had a fire  all to themselves the other day. A  stove AA'as upset in the residence of  H. Harris, across the street from  the fire hall, aud the Aliens turned  out with Babcock extinguishers and  subdued the flames. All alarms  sent to the hall on the hill by telephone go through the central  station and vice versa, but in this  instance tho alarm was by word of  mouth so that the doAvn toAvn members did not knoAV of the matter  uutil the fire Avas over.  The Tremont hotel has been  moved back eight or ten feet to  permit of the new brick and marble  front being put in.  There were just four politicians  on the streets yesterday, namely,  "Lardo Jack" McDonald and George  Kane and D. C. McGregor and  Archie Johnson, and they have all  gone down to Vancouver to do  homage to the great and only "Joe"  Martin. *  An ex-clerk of the Hall Mines,  Limited, lias been sentenced to tAvo  years in the penitentiary for using  the funds of the company for other  than company purposes. He Avas  not the only one of the employees  of that company who occasionally  used the company's funds for other  than legitimate uses in the regular  Avay.  The health officers at the different quarantine stations on the  boundary line have a kick to register against the government, as  they have not been paid a cent  Since February 1st.  The charter of the carpenters'  union was received yesterday, and  all members of the union are expected to be iu attendance at  miners' union hall tonight to Avit-  ness the ceremony; of placing the  charter on high. The union now  has a membership of close on to one  hundred, and there are few carpenters in toAvn who are not  , members.  Miss Johnstone, sister of George  Johnstone, customs collector, died  at the Crickmay hospital yesterday  afternoon. Her death Avas the  result of a severe attack of la  grippe, which a weakened constitution Avas unable to withstand. c  -A. H. Buchanan, manager of the  Bank of Montreal, has consented to  act as chairman at the dramatic  entertainment tomorroAv evening  which has been got up-by, E. "P.  Whalley in aid of the Canadian  Patriotic Fund, H. B. Haines Avill  officiate as usher. Successful rehearsals of the tAvo pieces,/'Uncle's  Will" and "My Turn Next," were  held yesterday. ,  BOWDEN CIVEN TWO YEARS  NELSON PEOPLE VERY EASY  An Audacious Crook.  The forger who victimized Nelson  merchants Several months ago, by  forging the signature of J. A. Hon-  oyiaan   to   checks    for    different  amounts, was in Nelson, again last  Aveek and repeated his previous performance.   This forger is probably  tho cheekiest crook that has  operated in Kootenay.     Upon the  occasion of his  first visit he forged  the signature of J. A. Honey man of  the local foundry to sevcral_eheeks,~  induced   local   merchants  to  cash  them, and before  the  forgery Avas  discovered got out of toAvn.     Most  crooks are satisfied Avith victimizing  the people of a city once, but this  one   apparently   is   not.     lie evidently considers the people of Nelson easy game, for he not only  returns to defraud them by forgeries,  but even duplicates his performance  by forging the same signature that  he used upon  the previous occasions.    So  far, three  forged  checks  haA-e been reported  to the police,  all for small amounts.    The  latest  issues are in the same handwriting  as the firs-t the chief difference being that the forger used  the  name  of George Murray  last    Aveek  instead of George Burbank as before.  Of the three checks reported so far,  ono Avas cashed at the  Athabasca  saloon and another at tho Lakeview  hotel.    Not one of tho  three persons avIio cashed the forger's checks  have anything like a distinct  remembrance of him,  so  the police  are rather much at  sea.    On  both  occasions the checks  were cashed  on Saturday night, aud this  time  the thief netted nearly $10.  One of the victims avIio is a friend  of the chief of police, told the chief  he thought Mr. Honeyman had  made a mistake, as the check AA-as  drawn on tho Avrong bank. The  chief glanced at the check, and  then expressed the opinion that it  Avas the victim Avho had made tho  mistake.  Horton Law Repealed.  Ai.hanv. Ncav York, April  2.���  Governor Roosevelt has  signed  assemblyman Loomis'  bill   repealing  the Horton laAV.  Two Other Cases.  Judge Forin presided at a criminal sitting in the court house yesterday, disposing of three cases in  which the defendants had applied  for a speedy trial. II. II. BoAvden  Avas sentenced to tAA'o years' imprisonment, EdAvard Clayburn received a similar term and Thomas  Sanderson was discharged.  The first case taken  up Avas that  of Bowden,. who was brought into  court by chief of provincial police  Webster and acting officer Beer/by  Avhom Bowden was arrested in Spo-���  kane. - After   the  charge, that of.  stealing $600 from the Hall Mines  smelter, was read, Bowden pleaded  guilty.   W. A.  Galliher, the prisoner's  counsel,  made an   eloquent  appeal on his client's behalf, placing stress on the fact that Bowden's  record Avas clean, and soliciting the  clemency of the courb.   Judge Forin  remarked briefly on the serious nature of the crime to Avhich Bowden,���  had pleaded  guilty, and  then  imposed the sentence of two yairs'  imprisonment in the  penitentiary.  The prisoner received  the sentence  stoically.   S.   S. Taylor, Q. C, re- %  presented the crown.  Sanderson Avas thpn arraigned -  and pleaded not guilty. The charge  against him. was that on the day  folloAving the accident in February  last on the CroAv's Nest road, east  of Creston, he stole a money packet  containing $150 intended for the  agent at Creston. C. P. R. detective Jansen sat beside S. S. Taylor,  Q. C, who conducted the prosecution, and W. A. Galliher & P. E.  Wilson appeared for the defence.  The.express messenger to whom the  package of currency had been com  mitted, and other members of the  "ereAV of the wrecked train gave  evidence. His honor decided that  the evidence did not AVarrant a conviction " aud discharged the prisoner.  Clayburn, the last of  the trio,  was,placedjin the dock and pleaded  not guilty to the charge of stealing  a sum'of money supposed to be,  about $170 from  a  roomer at  the  Clarke hotel.    It Avas demonstrated  in evidence that the informer had  indulged  freely  in  liquor   on  the  28th of February and had  gone to  his room at night Avith the  money  on his person.    Clayburn �� AA'as seen  in his room during the eA'cning and  about midnight went to a sporting  house and Avas flush of money, although up to that tinie.he had been  broke.     When  arrested  he threw  several bills into the gutter aud "at -  the police station said:    "I did not  steal that man's money," although  nothing had been said to him"about  the charge on which he Avas arrested..   These suspicious facts A\-ere   '  dAvelfc on by judge Forin   in  his review of the evidence.      The sentence of tAA'o years' imprisonment in  _the_penitentiary was then passed   The police authorities state that '  the offence of "'rolling" men, that is  relieving them of their money Avhile  helpless from drink, is more common than is generally understood,  and expresses the hope that the  sentence meted to Clayburn may  have a salutary effect,  Mark Twain on  Copyrights.  London, April 3.~~The select  committee qf tho house of lords on  the copyright bill mnc today, and  Samuel L. Clemens (Maik Twain)  Avas examined. He expressed the  opinion that the copyright laA\'s of  Great Britain and the United  States were uoav so nearly Avhat  they ought to be that they only  needed one, commercially trifling,  but morally gigantic, amendment  in order to become perfect. Mr.  Clemens explained that the amendment would be the revival of tho  42 years' limit and a return to perpetual copyright.  Inland Revenue Collections.  The inland revenue collections  for March, ah furnished by deputy-  collector F. W. Swannell, are as  folloAVS:  Spirits      .      ,    .  ltfn.lt   To1mclo  OiKii'i   ...  Kuw toil tobiUCo  ,    J51 13  . :&.*�� -23  :m oo  21-2 :!0  ?W)7S ��  Fitz to Fight  New York, April 3.-  simmons   and   Gus  Bob  Ruhiin  Fit/.~  Avere  matched today to fight 25 rounds  ou a date to be selected later. Both  men deposited $1000 as a forfeit,  aud a stakeholder and referee were  selected. The fight takes place before the Westchester Athletic Club.,  ii��ffif*��j3��iiiSiit; THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON B. C WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4  1900  KERR & CO.  Request the-pleasure of your company at their  LLINERY    OPENING  THURSDAY 5th APRIL, AND FOLLOWING DAYS  Our millinery -will include the latest fashions in French, English,  and American Head wear. Will display Fancy Dress Goods, Black and  Colored Dress Silks, Blouse Silks, Kid Gloves, and Novelties. Everything shown will be the ncAves't and most up-to-date goods ever shown  in Nelson.  MADDEN BLOCK,  BAKER STREET.  KERR & CO.  Our New Store  EVERY   THING   NOW   IN   TIP-TOP   SHAPE  We are Offering Exceptional Bargains in Every Department this week. -  Men's  Boys'   and   Children.?'   Clothing, .Furnishings', Hats, and Shoes  Special attention is called to our large assortment.  BROWN   &   CO.  Small Profit Prices. 269   BAKER   STREET.  To make the province of British  Columbia    prosperous,    something  must be  created Avithin   the   pro-  A'ince.    Fifteen years ago all southern British Columbia Avas a Avilder-  ���ne.ss.    A railway has  peopled  that  wilderness,   and   the   people have  created something.   What has been  done in tho southern jiortion of the  province can be done in the north-  eru'portion, for the  northern  portion is less a wilderness today than  the  southern  portion   was  fifteen  years ago.     The  Canadian  Pacific  Kail way AA'as built largely by money  advanced by  the  goA'ernment, but  it is owned today by the company's  shareholders, the government having no proprietary interest in it. No  bettor opportunity could   be  had  ', than has the province of British Gol-  urabui today to make a beginning in  ���  goA'ernment OAvnership of railways.  Immense undeveloped stretches of  country, known  to be rich in natural resources, without any roads  of "any kind, extend from the Pacific Ocean eastward to  the western  boundary of the Northwest Territories.     Through   it   are   feasible  routes    i'or   >a     trunk     raihvay,  %A'hieh      could       be       fed      by  branch roads.   Such a road Avould  be to the'North Avhat the Canadian  Pacific is uoav to the South,    Each  Avould have its oavh territory, and  there could be no conflict or compc-  -���ti tion.���The building of-such a road-  by the pro\Tince would attract more  attention   and   capital   to   British  Columbia than  a  thousand  Earl's  Court Exhibits, and, Avhat is of far  greater   importance, it  would de-  A'elop resources that Avould sustain a  large permanent population, Avith-  o it which the province can have no  lasting  prosperity.   The   province  has   a   number   of   men   aspiring  to leadership, but none of them can  -sec beyond  the  limits of their respective ridings; all arc either engrossed  with  issues  that are sectional or factional.  What is Avanted  is a man  with   biains to  lead  and  daring  to  execute.    Has   the province such a man?    It had one, but  ho is dead.    Theodore Davie Avould  havo   dared, and   he  would   have  found   means   to   execute   such  a  work; a Avork that Avlien completed  would go far to place British Columbia in the front rank of Canada's great provinces.  to a couple of Johnnies as they discussed the political .situation on  Baker street, yesterday. That o. I. c.  talked sense.  In Nelson riding the politicians  are all at sea. The paity-line Conservatives haA'e several men anxious  to make the race; so haA'e the party-  line Liberals; but the bulk of the  voters of both parties do not Avant  to make a party-line fight AA'ith the  material offering. The Independents are sawing Avood.  AT THE PARIS EXHIBITION  POLITICAL   POINTERS.  "Theie n?'e enough independent  men in Biitish Columbia to defeat  any combination that can be made  by party politicians if only they  are led by men who mean business,"  rcttiailced an old-line Conservative  Buildings Not Ready.  Paris, April  3.���Noav   that   the  exposition buildings are practically  completed,   it   is   found   that the  tower of the Turkish  pavilion  Avill  so obstruct the vieAV of  the adjoining    American   national    pavilion  that commissioner Peck has deemed  it   imperative   to   make    another  strong effort to secure its removal.  He   AA'rote    ioday    a    A'igorously  worded protest to the director-general of the exposition, in AA'hich  he  said ��� that' the , Turkish    pavilion  would seriously impair, not  only  our own building in Avhich \A'e take  great pride, but the effect of the  Avhole embankment of the" Seine on  AA'hich are erected the pavilions of  other nations.  Regarding the Sunday opening  question, commissioner Peck has received a petition signed by a mass  of American exhibitors, Avhose exhibits are situated in the' park of  "Viueennes, requesting permission to  remain open ou Sundays,' Sunday  being the only day in the week on.  which they expect a large attendance, owing to the park being out  of the AA'ay for most Parisians.  They therefore Avish to show the  machinery in motion on that day.  Commissioner Peck has decided to  clo^C- the _ national _paviliou_ on  Sundays.  Although it is less than a fortnight from the dtite of the opening  of the exposition the grounds are  covered with fragments of Avood  Avork, stones and other rubbish and  the authorities haA'e lighted upon a  novel scavengering scheme. Tho  minister of Avar is to send  ten thousand soldier^, Avho are  iioav being drilled for the purpose,  to SAveep like an army through the  grounds and buildings on April 12th  for tiie purpose of cleaning up till  debris. The state of unprepared-  ness of the exposition was brought  up iu the chamber of deputies this  afternoon, Avhen 31. Gustav Chapuis,  Radical-Republican, introduced a  resolution inviting the government  to postpone the opening. He said  that in view of the present state  of the AAorks, the inauguration on  April 11 th avjis simply a bait'to  draw provincials and foreigners to  see palaces which Avould not be  ready until a month later. The  minister of commerce, M. Millerand,  replied that the organizers had met  with all sorts of difficulties Avhich  had delayed the progress of the  work. Nevertheless, he said, no  exposition had ever beeu so ready  as this one at a similar period. Continuing, M. Millerand said:  "I affirm that ou the evening of  tho 13th all the palacc�� will be  ready and that the majority of tho  exhibits will also be ready. The  inauguration has been decreed for  April J 1th, and France cannot at  this hour withdraw from its signed  engagements. The   imitations  have been sent out, and it would  not be understood Avhy the exposition, Avhich is ready, should not  be opened on time."  M. Milleraud's statements elicited  loud applause from the Socialists  aud Radicals, aud the resolution of  M. Chapuis AA'as rejected by- a vote  of 357 to 5S.  Canal Legislation.  Nkw Fork, April 3.-���The most  important canal legislation of the  session passed the senate today. It  Avas senator Ford's bill removing  the limit of $50,000 for which corporations are permitted to capitalize for operation on the canals.  This bill has been earnestly urged  by Erastus Winian and other capitalists, in the interests of the large  steel canal boats, and as vigorously  opposed by the smaller boat oavii-  ers. A final effort AA'as made today  to save from defeat the bill appropriating $200,000 for a survey of  the canal, but it is believed that no  pressure can bring it about.  Commander Unknown.  London, April 3.���The Avar office  informs the Associated Press that  it has no information as to avIio  commanded the Boers in the affair  leading to the capture of the British  guns, but it places no reliance whatever in the supposition that a  United States attache, or any one  connected Avith the United States  government, took part in it.  Strike at "Vyatertown.  Water/town, Ncav York, April 3.  ���The entire plant of tho New. York  Air Brake Company is tied up on  account of a misunderstanding existing betAveen the company and  tfie laborers employed there. One  thousand men are out of Avork It  is stated that the company Avill  close down its plant for three  months.  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY.  0*\-** ���**��� i**'!** ������*_'&'2*'**. **. ��� ^ ��� ^- ^ ��� ^�� *^ ��� ^* ^- ^- ^���^���^���a>->^- ^. ^. ��� >����. w  4^^^ ^^&0'*^__^0 ^^^'^__^*'. ^L^k9">4__&*^^^^*' *^__pfi ^B^r "^^P <^^fe-"4^^ ^Q^^w ^^^P^^^m* *^^&*^9fr ���'^^B^^fr ^^^&*^& >-^^^>^(^ **9fr *^b9 *  ^ *^ ���^���^���^ -^r^ 'X'VV' fc^^-^^* ^* ^* ^* 00* ^0* ^} ^ ��� _^r 00m 0*\'00_? 0&\00 * 00 ���fg*?\  \Xf  xti  Hi  Xti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  36   Baker  Street  iti  iti  iti  iti  Hi  Hi  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4th  xti  Hi  Hi  iti  iti  Hi  iti  iti  iti  iti  Xti  We will hold our annual Spring and Easter opening- on  \ve   Avill   display one   of the finest   stocks   of   Dry Goods,  fancy up-to-date novelties ever shown in the west.  the above date,  when  Millinery,  Carpets, and  FRED IRVINE & CO.  Xti  xti  Xti  iti  Xti  iti  iti  xti  Xti  iti  iti  Xti  Xti  Xti  Xti  iti  iti  iti  Hi  iti  \*>��  INCORPORATED 1670.  After looking all over town, and  getting prices on Carpets and Linoleums, come to us. We can suit  you.  Rugs  American J\xmin$iers, $25 to $30  Engl isq Axminsters and * Wiltons, all  sizes  English Brussels and Velvets, $9 to  $30  Mats  Smyrna, $1.25 to $4  Axtrjinster, $1,25 to $5  Wilton, $6 to $10  In a'l sizes.  -AH carpels miidc and l,ii(l in n u orkinnnlikc  manner, tiec of charge.  Hudson's Bay Stores  TKT,EPHONE 13  MOYIE    LOTS  FOR   SALE.  Now is the Time  to replace that  Shabby Awning1  Place your order with  THEO.   MADSON  Tents,  Awnings,  and, all kinds of Canvas Goods  Manufactured to Order  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  AJih KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE ANP RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY !N SEASON  E. C. TRAVES, Manager  Baker Street; fteison  ORDERS BY MAIL RECEIVE CAREFUL AND PROMPT ATTENTION.  The Latest Wall Papers  - -BORDERS AND MOULDINGS- -  U'c arts now opening up the LirgcsL "block Of  ���wall papcis, boidoisanfl mouldings even eceivod  m Nclbun. We puiclmsed direct from the Monti cal iwporleis. and have theretoie tho lale->l do  m^ii-, and clo&Chl prices. Special quotations, to the  ti.ide.   ,  d. Bradley & Go.  I'AIN 1EHS AND JM.CCJK 11ORS  Corner Victoiia and Josephine Streets, Nelson.  Lot  Lot  Lot  Lot  Block  Block 5  Block 6  Block  J ) Cash Offer  5 [       Fop  Four  ?i All  ADDUKSd  We F.'Teetzel, Nelson.  CUT PRICES IS~THE  . ORDER OF THE DAY  And I want to bo in It. I havo just received  Fall samples of Suitings and OvercoatlnRs,representing a $50,000 stock to choose fiom made to  jour order at prices uo\ er before heard o( in Nelson. All the latest fads in Faucj Vestinpra for  Fall and winter.  Indies' tailoung in all its branches a specialty.  Lowert pneeh.   Rooms 1 and li, Hilljer block.  W. Starrner Str|ith & Go.  PAPER HANGER, GLAZIER,  ,      PAINTER, ETC.  CHIMNEY SWEEPING  Oflloo Ward Stroot Opposite Opciu Honno  Palace SVJeat Klfar^et  Headquarters  for all kinds of  Fresh and Cured Meats.  Garden  Seeds  Caqada Drug & Book Go.  We are ready for your gardening. Fresh seeds in bulk, both  Vegetable and Flower Seeds, also  Lawn Grass and White Clover.  Prices same as Eastern Catalogues  Canada Drug & Book Co.  NELSON  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, 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 VerandaPosts, Store Fronts, Doors,  Windows and Glass.  Get prices before purchasing elsewhere  The Nelson  aw and Planing  s, Limite  .A..   .E:EsrST.EhA_:D.  STEVENS, The Tailor  TENDERS  FOR   REAL  WANTED  ESTATE.  Temleis vii! bo rccei\od bj the undersigned  until 12 o'clock noo'i on Jloiul.i), Apiil '2nd, I'M)  for the following cIlsciiIiciI ie.il est.tie in Nelson.  I-.ot.s7 nnd Sand Lois 13and \<) in lliock 10, together \wlhtlie ii!ij)io\eirl<'nts theieon, consisting of the failvci King hotel and a oilo-sloij icsi-  denco.  Towns cash. The highest or anj tender not  iiuccEAiuil} accepted.  CAllOMNK TJIEMN,  Administratrix estate of Johh Johnson,deceased.  Nelson, B. V��� March 2nd, 1900.  A feature will bo made of the poultry and  p.unottadc. They will alwajs bo "on hand during their bcason.  J. L.  FORTEK, Pppp.  ISO Josephine St., between Baker and Vernon.  Telephone lo9.  Kootenay   Coffee   Co.  NELSON, B. C.  Coffee roasters and dealers in Tea and Coffee.  Olfer fretsh roasted coffee of beet quality m  follows:  Java and Arabian Macha, per pound $  10  Java and Mocha Blend, 3 pounds  1 00  Fine Santos, 1 pounds  1 00  Smitos Blend, 5 pounds  1 00  Our Special Blend, 8 pounds  I 00  Our Rio Roast, G pounds.........  1 00  A trial order solicited. Salesroom 2 doors east  of Oddfellows block. West Baker street.  Contracting Painters, Docoratois, Puperhangers,  Pull line of wall paper, mouldings, elc, Kalso-  imning and Tin!in?. Strictly iiisL-ckibs woik.  Its'miatcs furnished.  Residence Mill Streot,   MBT<20M    R    f!  Opposite School House   ��JaUOU��,  Ki* \J.  T  e  GREAT REDUCTION  $9.65|gr0��r'sNe,t   $6-15  DELIVERED  Ofllce and Mills corner Hall and Front Streets, N'clt>nn  eadqnarters for Portland Cement, Fire Bricks,  Fire Clay, American Cumberland Coal [Blacksmiths]  B. P. HITHBT & CO., Ltd., Victoria  Special quotations given for carload lots  A. B. GRAY, P. O. box521. Nelbon, 11. C.  Kootenay Agent  Hard Coal  Anthracite  TELEPnONK  33  G. W. West & Oo.  Lethbridge Gait Goal  The best value for the money in the tnaiket  for all purposes.  W. P. DIOKSON  21. H. H. APPIiHWHAITSI  J. MoPHEH  Kootei|ay Electric Supply & Construction Go.  ELECTRIC SUPPLIES  Complete Electric! Equipments lor Blectrlo Power Transmission and lighting to?  Mines, Towns Blectrlo Fixtures. Ijamps, Bells, Telephones, Annunciators, Bte.  P. O. Box 606. Josephine Street. Kelson, B. O.  Fred J. Squire, Merchant Tailor  T?eTe8P��r m.WbSJWa,^C&5ffiSf,t I WEST BAKBH STREET* NELSON  FULL LINES OF WINTER AND SPRINO SUITINGS  0PPO5HTE 8XLYER KIN<3 HOTEI.  ,A.'.>w��*aiaifc,*, THE TEIBUNE:  NELSON B. C, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 1900  3  BAffi OF MONTREAL  CAPITAL, all paid up.. $12,000,000  REST     6.000,000  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...Presiden  lion. George A. ilruinmond Vic.e-Presiden  S3. Olouston Gcncral Manage  NELSOX RIIAXCII  Cornor Baker and Kootenay Streets.  Ilranchcs in London' (England) Xkw Yokk,  Cuicauo, and all the lirincipal cities in Canada.  Riiy nnd sell Sterling Exchanges and Cablo  Transfers.  Grant Commercial and Travelers' Credits,  available in any part, of the world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Jlado, Kto.  THE BANK OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  Savings Bank Branch  OUKHK.NT KATI! Oh'  1NTKKKST 1'AID.  MEN  OF THE  DAY.  Following  is  a short  sketch   of  Cecil Rhodes : Cecil .1. Rhodes, British South African financier and Imperialist, was born ab Bishop Stort-  f'ord; July oth, 1S53: son of au English clergyman.   He entered Oxford  University, but  in  1S73,   following  medical  advice   in  a  serious  lung  trouble, went to the Cape and made,  his abode in Natal.   There  he continued his studies, returning to Oxford and taking-his  degree at Oriel  College.    The great rush to the diamond mines had begun in 1S70; the  next year  10,000 miners  encamped  in Kimberley, where nine-tenths of  all the diamonds have been  found  in  an  area  less  than  four   miles.  'Rhodes  staked  the  little  that  he  had  in  a  few  claims   most fortunately selected, plodded laboriously  at the  head of his  little  gang  of  Kafiirs, and soon had  such  success  (his gains are reported  at  millions  of pounds before 1809) that he was  able to turn his immense ability, as  nh organizer to the combination of  all  interests  in  four   chief mines  into   the   consolidated    De   Beers  Mining Company.     Ia  IS99, when  he   had   finally    accomplished  his  great work, he had  united  the interests of -12 companies and 50  private  owners.    The   capital  of the  DeBeers    is    ��20,000,000;'   annual  output ��3,000,000, of   which  one-,  third is clear  profit;   annual  divi-  " fclkid, 25 per cent. When the  great' Transvaal gold fields were  opened soon afterward, the firm of  Rhodes Sc Co. was prominent in  their exploitation. As an ardent  Britibh imperialist, he laid plans  wliich led to the "formation of the  British South Africa Company for  opening and  administering Ma-ah-  "onaland and , other Bccliuana  countries.  Entering   political    life,  he   was  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and  Letters of Credit on Skaguay, U. S.,  Atlin, B. C, and Dawson City, N. W. T.  elected to the Cape parliament aud  in 1890 was  made prime minister,  Mr. Schreiner, the present premier,  being   his   most    trusted    helper.  When  Rhodes  was  very credibly  charged���though the charge never  gained   full   legal   evidence���with  complicity in   the   Jamieson raid,  and even with being its  organizer,  his premiership ended.    He is popularly   supposed   to   possess   vast  wealth.   His intimate friends doubt  this,  saying, that  he  has no love  for possessing money,  but, instead,  a   contempt   for   meu   who make  wealth their chief object.    His  delight, they say, is great in  making  money, and then  equally  great  in  .spending   it.    He   has    announced  theories wliich even savor of socialism, to the effect that a man's large  wealth is not chiefly his,  nor  even  his family'0; it should all go to the  public service���to the state in some  form or another.    What is  wealth  to the individual who inherits it?  A burden too great to be  borne."-1  He is probably tho most ardent of  living British imperialists, ready to  pour out mouey like water to bring  all South Africa under British sway,  inasmuch as he regards  "the English-speaking race as the chosen instrument for bringing in a state of  society based upon justice, liberty  and peace."    On his  last visit to  Europe to give testimony concern-  E. J. Robie  FASHIONABLE  TAILOB  Workmanship and  quality of goods tl|e  best obtainable  Opposite Silver King Hotel, Baker street, Nelson  CLEANING  AND     '  -REPAIRING  Fine Tailoring  YOUR OWN GOODS MADE UP  OLD CLOTHES MADE GOOD,AS NEW  ARTHUR GEE  Opposite Olarko Hotel.   MERCHANT TAILOR  Imperial Bank of Canada JL-FflLL-'llNE  OF  HEAD-OFFICE, TORONTO. 1^ .   I   V.fcfc  ���    ��������� II ���-       Wl  Capital Authorized  Capital Paid up  Rest  $2,500,000  $2,391,863  $1,554,710  D. 11. Wilkie, General Manager. _  E. Hay. Inspector.  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker Street  J. M. LAV, Manager.  ing the Jameson raid he received  from Oxford the degree D.C.L., and  was a guest of the German emperor,  from whose government he obtained  a franchise to build a railway and  telegraph line through German territory in Africa. Mr. Rhodes has  never married.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AG ENTS  Agents for J. & J. 1MIM SAFES  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  A. R. SHERWOOD  REAL ESTATE  INSURANCE AND  GENERAL AGENT  'First door west  of Bank of British  Columbia building.  Raker Street  Charles D. J. Christie  GENERAL BROKER  i doors west of Dominion Express office.  P. O. Box 523.   Phones: Office 117, House 152  FOR iRENT   ,  One 3-Room House.and ;ono 5-Rooiri:House.  FOR SALE  Three Lots on.Buker streot.  A Brick Block. .  Houses and Lots in all parts oMlio city.  Loans and insurance promptly attended to.  J. E. ANNABLE  GENERAL BROKER  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 all kinds.  IK WHAT VOU WANT IS NOT IS STOCK  WK WILL MAKE IT FOR VOU  CALL AND GET PRICES.  J. A. Sayward  HALL AND LAKE STREETS, NELSON  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  Successors to  A. DEWAR & CO.  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pins Lumber Always  Stocl\.  . We  carry a complete   stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order  work will receive  prompt attention.  in  Porto Rico Lumber Go. Ltd.  Contractors and Builders  WILL DO WELL TO  Buy Their Lumber  AT  G. 0. Buchanan's  Three dwelling houses for sale on easy terms.  - One lot on Stanley street, opposite ,Itoya!  hotel, for &ale at a bargain.  One ^ seven-roomed house and one three-room  house for=rent,  See ANNABLE  A large stock of first-class 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  Telephony 9i Jojjn Raef Agsnt  AMERICAN  AND  EUROPEAN  PLANS  MEALS  25  CENTS  ROOMS LIGHTED BY ELECTRICITY  AND HEATED DY STEAM  25 CENTS TO ��1  321 to 331 Baker Street, Nelson.  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER STREET. NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  Large , comfortable bedrooms and  first-class  dining-room. Sample rooms for commercial men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  IV|rs. L G. Clarke, Prop.  LATE OK TIIE ItOYAL HOTEL, CALGARY  This popular hotel which is now being  enlarged and renovated, will be reopened  on March 1st; when it will have 40 largo,  nicely furnished and well .lighted rooms,  heated with hot air. Special attention  will be given to the dining-room.  RATES. REASONABLE.  C. A. PROSSER,  MANAGER  A Big- Schooner  OF BEER OR  HALF-AND-HALF  IVjadden House  Baker and Ward  Streets, Nelson  The only hotel In, Nelson that has remained  under one management since 1890.  The bed-rooms are well furnished and lighted  by electricity.  The bar is always stocked by the best dom s-  tlo and imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  B, C. HOTEL   erie, b. c.  First-class in every respect. Choicest wines,  liquors and cigars. Every comfort for transient  and resident guests.  HEADQUARTERS FOR UNION MEN.  JOSEPH CAMPBELL. Proprietor.  THORPEdC  %  DRINKS  Vernon Street,;Nelson.  ROYAL SEAL  AND  KOOTENAY BELLE  CIGARS  UNION MApE  l^ootenay Cigar Mfg. Go.  ,:    NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA  R. REISTERfiR^&jeO*  BREWERS AND BOTTLERS OF     :  FINE LAGER BEER/ALE  AND PORTER  ALWAYS  FRESH  10c  ALWAYS  COOL  Tho best glass o�� beer to bo had. in Nelson is at  TITE CLUB IIOTEL  &��*nd E- J- C��RRAN, Prop.  f^^X&de     Brewery atiNelson  Nelson   Wine   Co.  CHOICE WINES AND LIQUORS  Special attention given to family trade  Telephone at PR A NIT  A    TAMRIVIi  Haker stieet, nUHW  rt.    iARIDLin  Nelson, B. C.  MANAGER  Notice of Application for License. <  I hereby give notice- that I intend to apply to  the. Jioaid of Licensing Go>n!iilssionevs of the  City of Nelson at its next meeting for an Iiotel  license for the pi onuses, situate upon lot 24. block.  68 (northeast cornor of Vornon and Hall streets)  In thn city of Nelson. R. B. LKMON.  St. JOSEPH'S SCHOOL  NELSON. b;c.  A boarding and day. school conducted by the  Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. It is situated at  the corner of Mill and Josephine streets in ono of  the best residential portions of. Nelson, and is  easily accessible from all parts of the city.  The course of study includes the fundamental  and higher branches of thorough Knglish education : Business course���bookkeeping, stenography and typewriting. Science course���music;  vocal and instrumental, drawing, etc. Plain art  and needlework, etc / '  For terms and particulars apply to tho Sister  Superior.  Removal  The Nelson Business Collego will take possession of its new premises, rooms No��. 1!  and 7 in tho Victoria block, Josephine stieet,  on Wednesday, April Uli. Students should  register early for ihe Knstorn term.  H. D.  ASHCROFT  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing promptly attended to by a  flrst-oiaHs wheelwright.  Special attention given to all kinds of repairing and oustom work from outside point*.  Shop:   Hall St., between Baker and Vernon  Q GENUINE  JUTE ORE SACKS  J. T. FIFE & CO.  .P.O. Box 660 NELSON  M0NEY TO LOAN  AT 7 PER CENT  ON BUSINESS PROPERTY  Apply G. L. LENNOX. Solicitor, Nelson B. C  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner "Victoria and Kootenay Streets.  P^O.:Box 55H. TELEPHONE NO._95_  ^Fruit and Ornamental Trees  Rhododendrons, Roses, Fancy Evergreens  ���Magnolas; Bulbs, hew crop tested seeds, for spring  planting. Largest and most.complete stock in  Western Canada.' Call and make your selections  or'send for catalogue. Address at tho nursery  grounds and greenhouse.  M. J. EENRY.  .:... 3006 Westminster Road. Vancouver. B. C.  NOTICE OP DISSOLUTION.  Notice is hereby given that the partnership  heretofore existing betweon the undersigned as  -teamsters and freighters under the Ilrm name of  The Nelson Transfer Compauy has this day by  mutual consent been dissolved.  All debts due to the said Arm arc to bo paid to  the undersigned John T. Wilson and Kenneth A.  Forbes, who have assumed and will pay off all  the liabilities of the said firm:  Datod at Nelson, U. C, this 24th day of March,  1900. ALVIN C. FLECK.  G. H. McDOKMAN.  K. A. FORBES,  J. T. WILSON.  Witness, P. E. Wilson, Solleitos, Nelson, B. C.  SAWMILL   FOS   SALE.  The sawmill and plant lately owned by Joseph  T. Roberts, at Rj kcrt\ Landing, and consit-ting  of a 30-horse power boiler, engine, Giifllth &  Wedge top-rig sawmill, udgcr, planer, belting,  etc., otc., will be sold wheie they now e>t,ind.  Apply to  -TAYLOR & ffANMNGTOX. Solicitor*.  AUCTIONEERS  Mi  ssfivmmfissxcsssMsssai  r0  Auction Sale  Household  Furniture  In pursuance with instructions received from W, A. Galliher, the undersigned will offer I'or sale, by auction, the whole of the'household effects  and  furnishings contained hi Mr. Galliher's residence'on Lake street, on  Wednesday, April 4S at 2 p. m. .  MAI tVW  ;&      Tina, hotibe has been newly furnished   with modern furniture of the rf.'  M? latest 'style, and the disposal of ib will afford an excellent opportunity ^  rxf o������ r,,��� i,..,.,,���:.,,. xiiin  of securing bargains.  Extensive Library  including tho works oI'Marryat,  Stevenson, Carlyle, Gibbous,  Scott, Thackeray, Dickens, Lyt-  ton, and Dumas, as well as several vplumes oi" poems and historical works, and an International eucyclopedia.  Dining Room Furnishings  including handsome oak sideboard, extension table and  chairs.  A.  Terms Cash  Drawing Room Furnishings  including Newcoiube piano, upholstered chairs, -wicker chairs,  easy chairs and lounge.  Three Bed Room Suites  and complete outfit of, bed  linen, table linen, silver ware,  cutlery, kitchen utensils, steel  range, cm tains, portieres, and  pictures, and the many nick-  nacks which go to complete  house decorations.  mmmm.  m  tito  Auctioneers    #  j^-ilfe^^^  I    Auction Sale    *  m  m  Real Estate  umbia, Baker Street, Nelson, British Columbia, on the  Ilth Day of April, A.B. 1900  xti  Hi  iti  iti  ;Ii To be sold, pursuant to a judgment of the Supreme Court W.  k\ of British Columbia, made in an action, Firman vs. Maccles- ^  j|\ field, with the approbation of a Judge of the Supieme Court, by ^  (IV Mr, Charles A. Waterman, at the Auction Rooms of Charles \ti  A. Waterman & "Company, next door to Bank of British  Col- Hi  Hi  'JL at'2:30 o'clock in the afternoon, in separate parcels, namely W  jm Lot 3-in Block $, and Lot io in Block 9, both in the Cit)- of ji-  ^k Nelson, according to the Official Plan. ��j��  *k Particulars  and  conditions   of sale may be had of Davis, W-  gL Marshall & Macneill, Solicitors, Vancouver, F. M. Chaldecotl, JI?  h\ Solicitor, Vancouver, and of Davis, Bowes & Ward, Solicitors, W  jm Nelson, and of the Auctioneer at Nelson. W  2J Dated this 22nd of March, A. D. 1900. iti  r��\ ik't  m A- E-. BECK��       iti  ff}\ District Registrar.  \fa  S^.Sii��Zl*j.*j.eL>.*_-t*.-.i*-* *".<*-*���*���<��-1*-i*-<*.i��-&-.<*-ig-ig-&-i~-<*'i"*&-&-^*&-  Two Auction Sales  Household Effects  "=Z.  m  Robt. ShielFs Sale  Mines Road  Instructions have  been received  by  the  undersigned  from   Robert  'Shiell, to sell the whole of his household furnitme and  effects by auction, on  Friday, April 6th  at 2 p. m. sharp.  In addition to the furniture that  usually i.s found in a complete house  there will be offered a very complete  taxidermist's collection as well as  an assortment of house plants.  C. A.  Terms Cash  Harry Harris' Sale  Observatory and Ward Streets  Mr. JIarry Harris, who is- leaving  for Colorado, has instructed the undersigned to sell the whole of his  household furniture and effects,by  auction on  Saturday, April 7th  at 2 p. m. shar*p.  In additioii to several very desirable articles of furniture there  will bo offered a Ilcintxmaii piano  and a valuable combination debk.  Good.s may be inspected on the day  of sale.  &  CO.  Auctioneers  m  m  \rS_\  l-&-(Z)-C9-&'��?\  f-V THE-TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B. C, WEDNESDAY APRIL i 1900  Rubber Gloves  FOR WOMEN AND MEN  The proper thing for spring house-  cleaning and gardening  Furniture Polish  To make your Furniture look as good  as new, try our  "FRENCH FURNITURE POLISH."  W. F. Teetzel & Co.  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  Victoria Block, Corner Baker and Josephine Streets DRUGS AND ASSAYERS' SUPPLIES  I * :i  hi  Is!'  IP '���  g  Now,is the time to get a bargain in Clothing as Ave 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 Hoose  217 219 Baker Street  /j-S^^^^^C^S^^?^ ^^^S^^S^S-0^-0-0-0:0_yS  J  ESTABLISHED   IN   NELSON   IN 1890   Jfc  iti   Hi  j|{ For your jg  Hi  iti  iti  iti  iti  to  No one feature about our line of ft  Spring Jewelry is of more im= iti  I  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  Hi  iti  Hi  iti  Hi  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  Hi  Hi  iti  iti  xti  iti  iti  iti  iti  Hi,  Easter  Trade  portance than the fact that we  can give you the best made.  Hi  iti  iti  .Sifityir  By I lie best Ui.U is made,-no wean "iC highest, in quality and llie latest in stjle.  .You.uc.'ibsolntcIj smeofboth when you buy ot us. You will soon lie buying! our  Spi ing and Easter presents Jf you have bought fi om us before you can be absolutely  huie that jou aio in.ilung tho best bid ivitli jour money. It's worth something to bo  sure, but w c charge nothing estvu. for this. suiety. On the contrary,!!, cofata yoa less far  (he surety that goes with our goods than rlho sorrow (hat may come from puichtising  clsewheie. Perhaps you do not know how popular wo aro with our customers. Try us  m hen you w an t to mJfte sui e of quality and good treatment.  JACOB DOVER, The Jeweler  Jewelry and Wateh Repairing Guaranteed. -  Mail orders receive careful and prompt attention.  Xti  Hi  iti  iti  iti  iti  xti  iti  iti  Hi  iti  iti  Hi  iti  iti  Hi  iti  iti  iti  Hi  iti  Hi  iti  iti  jV        111*11   ��!����   IC^UVC   >���������   ���   ^w.-*.-  , ,g  Great  Clearing  2,000   Stock  of  Dry  Goods  Selling at Wholesale Cost  We have received a large consignment of  Underskirts which are Exceptional Values.  Fancy Percale Underskirts at 75c  Black Sateen Underskirts at $1,25 and $1.50  Fancy Colored   Mercerised   Sateen   Underskirt (flounced) at $2.15 and $2.75  Fancy Colored Silk Underskirts at $3.25  New Shirt Waists .at 50 and 75c  Black Sateen Shirt Waists at $1  Fancy Colored Mercerised Sateen Shirt Waists at $1.75  See our new Sailor Hats at 40 and 60 cents  KLLIOT  BLOCK  BAKER STltKKT  ASK YOUR GROCER FOR THE CELEBRATED  died  The Best that Money can Buy.      Take no Other.  >ranufaclurcd bj (he Blackmail-Ivor Milling Co .,Ud.  Victoria. Vancouver, Westminster, Edmonton, Kossland, .Nohon.  Tl\e Daily Tribune Gosts $5 a year by mail  GITY LOCAL NEWS  In the suit of Bona vs. Nelson  Transfer Company in the small  debts court magistrate Crease litis  extended his judgment dismissing  the action as against the transfer  company, by permitting tho addition of Forbes and McDorman as  defendants and allowing plaintiff  $25.50 with costs.  A nmu named McDonald, who  has something of a record as a  bruiser, was gathered in by the  police on Monday and brought before magistrate Crease yesterday  morning on a charge of vagrancy.  The magistrate gave him a' thorough shaking down, and then allowed him until noou to leave the  city, with the option of a term in  jail.    McDonald left.  A telegraphic message was received from Victoria yesterday announcing the decision on the appeal  in Lambert vs. O'Laughliu, an action by the landlord under the  Overholdiug Tenants Act, in which  judge Forin recently gave judgment iu favor of the landlord. The  appeal against his honor's judgment was dismissed with costs.  Galliher & Wilson Avere for the  landlord and Taylor Sc Hannington  for the tenant.  A freight train on the Spokane  Falls & Northern went through a  trestle near Springdale, Washington, on Monday night. Nobody  was hurt, but the accident considerably impeded traffic. Passengers were transferred round the  scene of the accident, and the  Northport train arrived in Nelson  yesterday evening about four hours  behind schedule time.  Contractor Stewart will have his  first pay day for Balfour extension  employees on ^the, 20th instant,  when some $36,000 will be distributed by checks on "tho Bank of  Montreal. .. Thereafter the.men will  be paid on the 20th of each month,  and the next installment of wages  will be considciably higher, as the  number of men on the payroll will  be larger than at present.  A. L. McCuIloch has decided to  proceed at once with the erection  of a^ brick block on Baker street,  ,The building will be located on the  50 feet beyond the old Hudson's  Bay store. The estimated cost is  $12,000.  Lawrence Carver and wife left  yesterday morning for Rosebery,  where Mr. Carver will assume his  duties as section foreman on the  Nakusp & Slocan railway.  A new propellor for the tng Hercules lias arrived at the C. P. 11.  depot and will be fitted to the tng  as soon as she can spare the time  necessary to tie-up for the change.  The uew-propellor-is moro powerful-  than the screw now in use, and  with it attached captain Campbell  promises to distance anything of  the Hercules' class on the lakes.  One of the most unique, and at  the same time attractive, window  displays on Baker street is that of  W. F. Teetscel & Co., at the corner  of Baker aud Josephine streets. It  iri principally combs and hairpins.  The Moyie Leader says that the  miners* union of that place has a  membership of 120. A year ago  there were not thirty miners working in the camp, Evidently Moyie  is having its share of prosperity.  E. It. Winans, who has been with  the Lawrence Hardware Company  for, three' years, left yesterday  morning for his old home at Walla  Walla, Washington. Mr. Winans  is a good citizen and a thorough  mechanic, and what is Nelson's loss  is Walla Walla's gain.  The plumbers of Nelson are nine-  hour-a-day men from this time on,  and are paid at the rate of 50 cents  an hour.  Electric meters are being installed  in all tho large business houses  using electric light, and the  meter rates aa ill be changed from  April 1st.  The Nelson Business College has  found its quarters on Victoria  .street, east of the fire hall, too  cramped for the number of pupils  desiring tuition, aud are moving  today to new premises in the Victoria block, corner of Baker and  Josephine streets. Several apartments on the second flat Mve been  thrown together to form a large  and well-lighted school room, in  which the ordinary work of the  college can be carried on to advantage. Other apartments are provided for office, class rooms, etc.  An employee of the Granite stamp  mill, named Ingram, was brought  to the General hospital yesterday  suffering from a badly injured foOt.  Ingram got his right foot under a  moving shaft, and several toes were  crushed. Dr. Rose, house physician,  amputated "two of the crushed toes.  The adjourned meeting of the  city council will be held at the city  hall this evening at 8 p.m.  The suit of Blundell vs. Muir is to  be appealed. The action involves a  nice point of mining law and the  outcome of the appeal will bo  awaited with interest.  R. F. Tohnie, secretary of the  Mine Owners' Association, returned  to Nelson yesterday evening from  a political trip through the Boundary country.  The following, named gentlemen  left Nelson last evening to attend  the Liberal convention at Vancouver on Thursday: W. G. Gillet,  John Ay ton Gibson, A. R. Sherwood, Dr. E. C. Arthur, W. A.  Galliher, John MeLeod, A. M.< Johnson, Thomas Madden and C. E.  Miller, all of Nelson, and John Mc-  Vicar of Ymir. They had round-  trip tickets, and "Archie" Johnson  had a sack large enough to allow  the delegation to keep its end up at  all times'and all places.  Rossland parties are Avilling to  install and operate a district messenger service, including a fire and  police alarm system, if they are  given a franchise.  The Avorking painters of Nelson  have so far experienced no difficulty  in securing recognition of their  neAV scale of wages and Avorking  hours. The scale went into effect  ou Monday, when the three largest  employing painting firms agreed to  give the demand of the union a  Avorking test. Formerly the painters worked ton hours for $3, but  this Aveek they are working nine  hours for $3.40. The employing  firms that have recognized the  scale are Bradley Sc Co., Murphy  and Pearcy.  H. J. Evans & Co. yesterday received a carload ^shipment of English Portland cement. The firm has  also decided to introduce, a line of  fancy flower , pots and vases, a  sample shipment of which- will be  ouxhand in about a week.  ESTABLISHED 1892*  H.   BYERS   &  HARDWARE  CO.  ESTABLISHED 1892  Garden, Mill, Steam and Suction  Hose.  Crucible   Cast   Ste��l   Wire  Rope  5-16 to 1-in. in  stock.  Leather and   Rubber Belting.  Sheet, Square and Round Rubber  Flax and Garlock Packing  Pipe Fittings, Brass Goods, Rails  Black and Galvanized Sheet Iron  Soft Steel Plates  1-8, 3-16 and 1-4 x 72, 96 and 120  Agents���Truax Ore Cars, Oiant Powder, and Metropolitan Kiise, etc.  H. BYERS & CO.  NKLSON  KASLO  SANDON  Douglas, the Vancouver sprinter,  Avill be _ classed "among the local  athletic men this summer, having  been engaged by 1?. J. Bradley &  Co. as a decorator. Mr. Douglas  had charge of the decorative painting on the parliament buildings at  Victoria" for Spilhnan, the .well-  known Vancouver painter.  G. H. Keefcr is registered at the  Iiotel Hume. Ho has just'arrived  from the Kettle river, and has a  number of specimens of coal and  ore. The coal Avas discovered in  one of the minor affluents of the  Kettle draining a. mountain lake  and fioat Avas found in the bed  from source to mouth; some of the  pieces weighing a couple hundred  pounds. Mr. Keefer located 040  acres of coal lands and is in the  city on business iu connection Avith  his location, lie expresses the  .opinion that_fche_suow���\vill_be off  the hills after tho 1st of May, and  predicts that 2000 people Avill go  iuto the Kettle river country Avithin a couple of months, some prospectors being iioav at the Monashee  mine in camp to get in on the  ground floor*  In last weeks' review of the  wholesale trade in Nelson John  Cholditch Sc Co.'a list of consignments Avas inadvertently omitted.  The list in question is particularly  interesting as an object lesspn in  support of the statement that Nel-  sonis the great distributing centre  for the Kootenays, aud readers will  realize this by glancing over the  appended list of consignments made  on Friday last by the firm mentioned above: Anaconda, 'Midway,  GreonAA'Ood, Moyie, Fernie, Cranbrook, Thompson's Landing, Trail,  Silverton, Grand Forks, New Denver, Eholt, Phoenix and (Sandon.  HOTEL   ARRIVALS.  At the Phair..��� G. O.Buchanan,  J. H. Holmes, D. C. MaeGregor, G.  T. Kane, Kaslo; E. F. Burns, Procter; Nurse Manahau, Greemvood;  R. B. Procter, Procter; A. Archer,  Ymir; R. F. Tohnie, Rossland; J.  T. Rotallack, Spokane; R. Me-  Roberts, Ymir; G. B. Lockhart,  CharlottetoAvn, P. E. I.  At tiik Grand Ckntkal.���E.  Jordan, Montreal; J. B. Martin,  Grand Forks; M. McLean, Victoria;  II. Nelson and Avife, Harry Nelson,  Fred Nelson, Genesee, Idaho; J. Ed-  Avards, Trail.  At tub Humic���E. E. Werner,  Berlin, Out.; Walter N. Dick, Toronto; George Pettit, Kaslo; J. C.  Blandy, Toronto; R. J. Butley, Slocan City; F. C. Baker, Cody; E. G.  Wilsou, Birdseye mine; It. Masson  Smith, Vancouver; James T. Gates,  Nelson; F. R. StcAvart, Nelson; A.  J. McDonald, Rossland; J. J. Humphrey, Spokane; Alfred Coolidge,  Spokane; A. B. Buckworth, Ymir;  G. fl. Keefer, Stanley Falls; Alfred  L. Reeve, Silverton.  At the Queen's.���J. F. McFar-  laue, Erie; John McDonald, Kaslo;  D. A. McKinnon, Ten-mile Point; P.  Lund, Cranbrook; J. Fleislnnann,  Vancouver; D. E. Grobe, Vmir;  John Manson, Yniir; C. M. McCarthy,  Ymir; Miss Mary Dietrich, Denver,  Colorado; A. Boyd, Erie; R. W.  Bacon, Ymir; R. McFarlaue, Slocan  City.   BUSINESS   MENTION.  Railroad Supplies  ��- ���  ���   ���   ���   ���  Get our prices on  Wheelbarrows, Picks, Shovels, Camp Outfits, Drill Steel  Iron and Steel, Drill Harpmers, Sledge Hammers  �� Axes, Saws, and Bellows  We Offer the Best Values in Kootenay.  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  Wanted���A young lady, graduate  ot Uio Fcdcr.il Bubbles* College, Oltann, dualie*  a position iw fltoiiogr.iplicr, education good, Audreys Minnie Giant, Uladbtonti. 11. C.  'Mrs. Enfield will open millinery  mid dieisniiikinK purlors in (lieHall block, Salter  street, on Thursday, Apiil I'Jth. Ladies requiring anything in tlio line of millinery or Jdie=he&  should a\ ait nnd inspect my stock.  The .ladies of the city have received caidt, from Mi i. K. McLaniiflilin announcing her spring millinery oiicning Thursday, fc'ii-  diiy and Satiuday to inspect tho new styles in  millinery and all iio\ cities of the welcome season <  spring. ���       "   t  T. H. Roberts is the manager of  the Xofcon Bazaar, Jfalono & Tregillus block,  east of the Tremont hotel.  Spot easli paid for second-hand  {roods of all kinds at (he Nelson Ba/aar, Maloilo  *c Tiegillus block.  Niekerson���Watchmaker,   Baker  street, opposite Queen's hotel. Twenty-five years  experience.  The household effects of Mrs. J.  K. Mason and Mr. A. W. Peck fa* sale ut the  wareiooiusof the Nelson Bazaar, Malone & Tro-  gilliK blork. Call and inspect, ab-the) must be  sold before April loth.  Houses furnished Avith  neAV and  second-hand furnii ��ie, or mured newnnd spcorid-  liand fnrnituie, ou the installment plan, b> the  Xelson IW-iar, Malone & Tregillus hioek.  When your   Avatch   don't   keep  time, seo Niekeison, Baker street. Satisfactory  vorkor no charges.    At the Nel-son Bazaar, Malone <fc  Trcgillns block, can he found a job lot of ginnilc  win e at prices low cr than any "(Jhcap John" t-t oio  in the cast.  Go to tho Nelson Bazaar, Malone  Sc Trcgillns block, for now and second hand furniture.  Hack   calls   left at the Bodega  Saloon,   Telephone 174.  Man going to Cape Nome has eon-  higned nil his household furniture to N'Eukcisoti,  Baker street, opposite Queen's Iiolel, Call and  h.uea look. Blankets, >lica(s table cloths, pil  lows.aud over}thing jou iwuii. Ooods must be  sold at olicoi  SEALED TENDERS  will bo received by the undersigned up till April  I5th for driving 1000 feet of tunnel with air dillli  at tho Yellowstone niino. SJieeillciitlons and  paiticnlars can be obtained at tho mine, near  Salmo.  THK YELLOWSTOXK MINKS, LIM1TKD.   .  ���Salmo, ii. V.  March Hist, MOO.  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  185  BAKER  STREET  There are none so good  as  Ferry's  Seeds  We carry a complete line of D. M. Ferry &  Company's Garden and Flower Seeds  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON'S  The Leading1  Grocers....  Wl  iti  Hi  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  %  iti  Hi  ^���a'^'Tt'-S'-iS'-iS'^'a'-S'-a'-a       <*.*-*��*.-*-*-*-*'<*'fi'.*'.i*iiL  '*--70s0"0-07}2-0-0-0-0-0-0        ST'. 8r. ���&��� ��?��� sr�� C' x> ����� c�� ��?�������� st  Are You Satisfied?  With the tea you are using. If .not, try our Special  Ceylon in bulk, which for excellence and flavor has  no'equal.   Ask for a sample.  THE WESTERN  MERCANTILE COMPANY,  Limited.  FAXCY AXJ) STAI'LK GROCEIUKS  JM.KEU STREKT, NKLSOX  <��>>er>.c=>.e2.c.  *.(=>.  ?��?:  't=?-(=f'  We have sold 75 per cent of all the  Portland Cement  Fipe Briek and  Fipe Clay   ���    Used~iirKootenay. ^  j  We also handle  Steel Mining Rails,  Blacksmith's Goal, Sewer Pipe, Etc.  H. J. EVANS & CO.  m  NELSON, B. C.  lito  mmmmmm'^mmt  Something- Special in Jams  CROSSE &H BLACKWELL'S  Raspberry, Stiawborry, Hum, Anrloot. Muck Ciirrmil, nnd .Red Currant '  in pint },'!"*��>���>, :>,"> cents,-     'J'clophoue Mil,  P. O. BOX 170.  HOUSTON BLOCK.  Blue Ribbon Tea Alwajs on Hand.  Fic>li Kggs Received Daily  John % lmt\g & Co,  URSMY, FBIBAY, and SATURDAY  JOSEPHINE STREET, NELSON  Head Office at  NELSON,,B. 0.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Markets at Nelson, Rossland, Trail, ICaslo, Ymir, Sandon, Silverton, New-  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Midway, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  That Light is Poor  GAS PITTING OUR SPECIALTY  PLUMBING OP ALL KINDS  Victoria Street, opposite Postofliee.  UT US PUT IN Cj\S  STRACHAN BROS.

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