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 DAILY  EDITIONlBY  MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION  BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH  YEAR  KELSOK:  SATURDAY MOOTING, MARCH 31 1900.  PRICE FIVE  CENTS.  FEATS OFTHE NAVAL BRIGADE  In South Africa.  London, March 80.���Tho Gazette  this evening contains dispatches  from rear admiral Harris, commanding the British South African  station, reporting the proceedings  of the naval brigades at Belmont,  Gras Pan and Colenso.  They throw but little light on the  battles, but show that the courage  and determination of the naval  men were beyond praise, and that  their assistance to the military  authorities was 'invaluable.' Lieutenant Archibald Deas of the third  class cruiser Pinion, 1', iu the report  with tlio four  Pan, where he  debate on the budget today. He  concluded by moving the following  ameudment: "That this house is of  opinion that a system of mutual  trade preference between Great  Britain aud Ireland aud the colonies would greatly stimulate an increased production in the commerce  between these countries, and would  thus promote and maintain the  unity of the empire, and that nothing which falls short of the complete realization of such a policy  should be considered as final or satisfactory." Patterson, minister of  customs replied, and Prior moved  the adjournment of the debate.  PARTY   LINES   DISCUSSED  QUESTIONS   ASKED ABOUT  Disturbances in China.  London, March 30.��� The partialis detailed to attack two strong j hl0,?ttlry FCc,etary of the foreign  of his  proceedings  naval guns at Gras  kopjes on either side of the railroad  relates how after two hours' shelling he received orders to retire.  He  continues:  "The Royal Artillery on the  right had already moved off when  I got the order, and tho Boers,  having got our range accurately,  ���wore pouring in on us such an effective shrapnel lire that I judged  it to be impossible to carry out the  order, without leaving the guns or  suffering veiy heavy losses. I  therefore continued to Tire on the  Boer guns .with such effect as to  put them out of action, first., one  and then another. For 15 to 20  minutes at a time their shells burst  with the utmost accuracy. Our  guns and ammunition trolley were  splattered all over "with shrapnel  balls, but owing to my system of  making all hands lie down when  the Boer guns flashed, we had only  six wounded, when, after an hour  rind a half, the Boers abandoned  ���,ii��ieir position."  Admit al Ilanis expresses great  pride in the conspicuous gallantry  of lioth the sailors and the marines.  Snow" Shoe Eond Taken Up.  GrkI'-nwood, March 80.���[Sped d  to The Tribune]���The Rossland &  Slocan British Columbia Syndicate  will tomorrow take up-the $70,000  bond on tho Snow Shoe mine in  "Gieenwood camp. Thepioperty was  bonded a fyear ago this month by  Thomas McDonnel, Robert Wood  and Robert' Genpler of this city.  Two payments have been made,and  the thiid, due tomorrow, of $37,-  S00, is in the bank here. Smith  Curtic, minister cf mine*, spent the  past two days here aud addressed a  largely attended meeting of the  Liberal association.  Contingents Paid Tor.  Ottawa, March 30.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���In the(senate today  a bill to piovide the payment for  the contingents for South Afi ica  w*$! tead a second time, passed  through committee and road a  third time and passed. * Mills made  a strong patriotic speech in favor  of Biitain's action in the war, and  Poiricr, French Canadian, said the  French maritime provinces were  _ solidly-in favor-of-upholding-Brit-  jiin's supremacy in South Africa,  Yukon Appointments.  Ottawa, March 30.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���John Thomas Bet-  hun, White Horse, Yukon territory  has been appointed notary public  for the yukou territory. Paul Rin-  fret, Montieal, Dominion land surveyor, has been ' appointed commissioner to enquire iuto and report  upon   certain   claims   to lands, in  Yukon,  ���..������-��� i  Tarte Safe in Paris.  Ottawa, March 30.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���Sir Louis Davies  has received a cable from Hon. J.  Israel Tarte announcing hi.s safe  arrival in Paiis. Private telegiams  from British Columbia, say that  there is no truth in the report that  Ralph Smith has joined Martin's  cabinet.   No Trap fishing Allowed.  Ottawa, March 30���[Special to  The Tribune].���The Dominion government has decided not to permit  trap fibbing in Canadian waters.  This was pressed for by certain  parties in British Columbia.  ofiice,: William St. John Broderick,  replying to a question in the house  of commons confirmed the  reports  that disturbances had  occurred  in  in  the   neighborhood  of Tientsin,  saying that they were apparently  caused by the secret societies.   He  added that tho foreign  representatives had called on China to remedy  the  matter^ and the  governor of  the province in'which the disturbances occurred had been  recalled,  aud a newjjovernor had  been  appointed.   The under secretary also  said that two British warships had  gone  to  Taku  to   protect  British  lives and'property. Joseph Walton,  Liberal,    complained    that   Great  Britain had failed to  uphold  British commercial aud political interests aud demanded. a more vigorous and  defiuite policy, if it was  proposed to^meet Russia's energetic  progress.  Mr. "William St. John Broderick,  under-secretary of state for foreign affairs, denied that the government had been backward in  pushing concessions in China. He  said that it should' bo borne in  mind that Great Britain could not  force concessions. As to the suggestion of cooperation on the part  of the powers in securing wide administrative reforms in China, Mr.  Broderick pointed out that' this  would mean an assumption of the  government of China. He declared  that, thus far, British trade had not  suffered in a single instance, and as  an Illustration of this, he announced  that the murderers of missionary  Brookes had' been brought to  justice.  Sir diaries Dilke, Radical, said  the debate had shown that the  weakest point in Gi'eat Britain's  foreign policy was tiie story of her  dealings with China.  Sir Edward Grey, Liberal^ said  that Great Britain ought to be  gratified by the favorable response  given to the circular note of the  United States government. The  United States had adhered strictly  to the principle of non-interference  in foreign affairs generally, and  this circular was a departure from  their old practice.  ��� After further discussiou7the~sub-  jeet was dropped and the house  went into committee of supply.  In Kaslo.  Kaslo, March 30.���Politicians  are getting to be fairly thick in  Kaslo. William Hunter has been  here counting up his chances of  beating "Bob" Green. Shall ib be  party lines, is a question he and  others have to face, and it will be  discussed on Saturday when tho  local Liberals meet to elect four  delegates to the Vancouver convention, to be held on April oth.  Several leading citizens havo been  interviewed on the party lines  matter. Mayor McAnn, G. E.  Martin, E. P. Stephenson, D. C.  Macgregor, A. T. Garland and Dr.  Hartin favor party lines being  draAvn. Alex Smith of the Surprise  mine is strongly against any such  action. To the interviewer mayor  McAnn returned an answer that  may surprise many people. He  said: "I do not expect to take any  active part in the general elections,  but.I am iir favor of. party lines  being drawn."  G. Gerrard, manager of the Bank  of British North America, remarked:  "As a bank manager, I do not believe in taking up party lines at all,  either one side or the other; As a  business man*, I think -"something  should be done to amend the condition of affairs which has existed  in the Slocan for the past nine  months. One does not require to  be a politician to see that the prevailing condition of things is most  unfortunate and tends to keep the  country back."  A pronounced advocate of party  lines is Mr. Martin, of the firm of  Whealler & Martin, solicitors. His  answer was : "Responsible government and .party lines go hand in  hand; wherever you find the one  you find the other throughout the  world. Party lines make responsible government, the leaders,are  selected by the party and "only the  best, brainiest and safest men are  seleeted^by'-the party-ias pleaders.  Without party lines the province  must of necessity be governed by  cliques, whose hope of retaining  power provokes legislation' for  vote3 rather than provincial advancement. I think that the ap-  pi caching election should be run on  party finest but the whole province  must come' into it to be of auy  effect."  Ore shipments were small last  week totalling only eight tons, of  which six were sent by the Last  Chance to the Kaslo Ore Company  and two tons by the Rambler to,  Everett. Four carloads of ore came  over the K. & S. yesterday.  W. J. Twiss, the well-known  local insurance agent, believes that  the Slocan will easily beat the  Boundary.   He has just carafe back  and in conversion at par for six per  cent coupon gold debentures of the  company., The certificate of increase certifies that the amount of  capital stock of the company^actu-  ally paid in is $3,331,000, an^ that  its debts and liabilities consist of  $0,629,000 first mortgage bonds! and  other fridllbtedhess of $30,000.  DEVELOPMENT ON JOKER IN  Fire at Argenta.  Kaslo,   March   30.���[Special  to  The TiibuneJ.���A telephone message from Argenta states that Andy  Johnston's hotel has been destroyed  by fire. Everything was burned.  Tiie loss was $2000, with no insur-  ��. nee.  Tapper's Amendment.  Ottawa, March 30.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���Tupper resumed the  ROBERTS' OFFICIAL STORY  Of the Engagement.  London, March 30, 9:20 a. m.���  The war office has issued the following from lord Roberts to the secretary of Avar: " Bloemfontein, March  30, 2;25 p. in. Owing to the activity  of the enemy on our immediate  front aud their hostile action to-  wimU the burghers who surrendered under the terms of,my proclamation, 1 found it necessary to drive  them from some kopjes they had  occupied near the Karoo Siding  station a few miles south of  Brandfort. The'operatiou was successfully carried out by the seventh  (Tucker's) division, assisted by the  iirst and third cavalry brigades,  under goueral French, and Le Gal-  lais' regiment of mounted infantry.  The enemy retreated to Brandfort  and our troops now hold the kopjes.  Our casualties were: Scottish Borderers, killed ��� Captain Going;  Avounded���captains Sellar, Luard,  Peebles, Curgem-en and EdAvards;  lieutenants Coulson and French and  about 100 rank and file."  Use the Portuguese Roads.  London, March 31.���The Madrid  correspondent of the Daily Mail  say?-: "From Lisbon I hear that,  with the full authorization of Portugal, stores for the British forces  hi Rhodesia ha\rc been passed over  the jBeira-Umtali railway.  from there and said to The Tribune: '"I think Ave haA'e better aud  brighter prospects here. When  things get into proper shape again  I think the Slocan will be far ahead  of that-country. -To-li\-e in,���and  for business, I think Kaslo is a  whole lot superior to any Boundary town. I intended to open an  office in Greenwood and I took  down the necessaries. I brought  them back. I would not open up  simply because things are al! cut  up and the business in sight does  not warrant it. Everything is overdone."  John Yontz, an old German, aged  67, died last AAreek. He Avas buried  by lhe city. He had no relatives  here.    He left $1.25.  Thomas It. French, of tho Woodbury Creek Mines, Limited, who had  a nasty accident while coasting  doAvn from the claims, has recovered  sufficiently to return to the mines.  Six and a Quarter Cents Damages.  Pittsburg, March 30.���The jury  iu the case of assistant-district  attorney Walter E. BUIoavs, colored,  agaiust William J. McCarthy, a  prominent restaurant keeper who  refused to serve a meal to Bi'Hoavs  and his companion, congressman  George W. White of North Carolina,  also colored, returned a verdict today in favor of the plaintiff for (Jj  ROBERTS WINS A POSITION  After a Stiff Fight.    ,y  London, March 31, 4a. m���The  head of the army of lord Roberts is  iioav about 21 "miles north of Bloemfontein.     It oceupko  a cluster  of  hills, won  from the 'Boers after a  stiff fight, in' AArhich the British lost  seven officers and one hundred men.  The Boers  had -been  using  those  kopjes   as   a   base jfor   marauding  bauds that have been beating up  the country adjapeut to Bloemfontein, driving off cattle and forcing  non-resident Free' "Staters into the  ranks again. Theenemy must have  been in considerable force,'as lord  Roberts sent 8000 ihfantry and 3000  infantry against thein.  Lord Roberts' progress to Pretoria Avill probably consist of a  series of such fonvafd movements,  in Avhich the Boer positions Avill be  attacked by a portion of the army  advancing rapidrly Avith Avheel  transports, the main army coming  up as the railway is repaired. Lord  Roberts is stripping the forces, iu  the minor spheres of operations, of  their Avagons and transport animals, iu order to^ hasten the advance. This is understood to be  the reason why he recalled lord  Methuen 'from 'Batkly West to  Kimberley. Lord Roberts had to  haA-e lord Methuen's transport.  The reason AA'hy a hot chase Avas  not made after commandant Olivier  is that lord Roberts did not Avish to  wear out the cavalry transport.  General French lost 3000 horses in  the relief tof Kimberley. and in the  pursuit of general Cronje loid  Roberts lost 3000"transport cattle  at Watervaal Drift, - & r.d it is  estimated that he has lost 4000  other animals since the forward  movement began ou February, 13th.  The advance beyond Bloemfontein  is through a bare countiy, and the  supply officers forsee an increasing  difficulty in providing for a gieat  army moving along a single line of  raihvay, even when the latter is  working smoothly and has ample  rolling stock.  The Canadian Mounted Rifles  Aveie part of the force that occu  pied Kenhardt yesterday. The rebellion throughout the northwest  districts of Cape Colony is almost  suppressed.  The Goth Avill sail today (Saturday) with 500 men for St. Helena  to guard general Cronje and 4000  prisoners.  cents.  ages.  Billows   asked $5000 dam-  Niagara Falls Power Company.  Albany, New York, March 30.���  The Niagara Falls Power Company  of Buffalo today filed with the secretary of state a certificate showing an increase of capital stock  from $3,500,000 to $6,500,000. Tho  increase of $3,000,000 is to consist  of 30,000 shares. Up to and including April 1st, 1905, the 30,000  shares are to be issued only at par  Churchill Advocates Clemency,  London, March 31.��� Winston  Churchill, in a long despatch from  Durban, expresses his regret that  -the Morning Po.st does~not~support  his vieAvs regarding the treatment  of rebels, lie says he desiies to  give a full explanation of his views  hereafter, bub will not again allude  to the subject in the columns of tiie  Morning Post. He proceeds, Iioav-  eA*er, to say that .sir Redvers Buller  and most of the officers of distinction share his vieAvs. He protests  again��t "the spirit of vengeance,  which ran only delay the attainment of peace."  Kitchener Coming. Back.  London, March HI. The Bloemfontein correspondent of tiie Morning Post, telegraphing Thursday,  says: "Lord Kitchener and his staff  crossed the temporary bridge at  Norval's Pont last night. He had  3000 men under his command, and  he left 700 at Prieska lie considers the rebellion crushed, although the fire may smoulder for  some time."  Camp Mansfield.  George   AV.  Taylor, one   of the  original owners of the Joker mineral  claim, in   Caihp  Mansfield, returned to Nolson yesterday from a  trip of inspection to the Joker property.    He reports  that the property is developing Avell and tho indications are that it Avill make one  "of the richest mines in Kootenay.  In speaking  of  the   development  that has been done upon the Joker,  Mr. Taylor explained that the property has been opened up bjy a 75-  foot shaft   sunk   upon  the" lodge,.  A\rhich Avas in ore for the ent'ire''9?s-  tance.    From  the  bottom  of   this  shaft a tunnel is being driven on  the Arein.v  The Joker ledge has been  traced ou the surface into the Mona  Fraction and the company's plan  of development is to driA'e the tunnel right through into the Mona  ground.    This, when accomplished,  Avill  give a vertical depth  of 200  feet on the Joker's end line.   So'  far the tunnel has  been i driven iu  S00 feet ou the side of the rich paystreak.    This paystreak is very rich  and has  steadily  widened  as  the  tunnel has  advanced."   When  first  encountered it Avas about 18 inches  in Avidth, but, when  crosscut  some  220 feet-iu from  the shaft it Avas  found to be almost six feet thick,  and near the breast of the  tunnel,  about 300 feet in, it is over six feet..  As to the values of the paystreak,^  Mr. Taylor says  it has  sampled on  an average $70 in  gold;-with about  25 ounces silver.    It is a quartz formation, and fully 00 per cent of the  gold values are free.    The  ledge in  Avhich the paystreak .occurs is very'  strong.    It has been crosscut about  225   feet   in   from   the shaft and  shows a Avidth of thirty-three feet.  The ledge matter carries  good values, and, exciusiA'e of the paystreak,  giA^es assay returns of $10 in gold.  Iu addition to the shaft and tunnel referred - to a ��� Avinzie has~ been  sunk from the tunnel level for  sixty-five feet and is in ore all tho  way. Some fifteen men are employed on the property in driving  ahead the tunnel and in putting in  an uprais-e, 250 feet in from the  shaft for ventilation purposes. This  is uoav up (50 feet and has ore showing the entire distance.  The Joker Avas staked by Mr.  Taylor in the fall of 1S07. He disposed of Jiis interest- to E. Mansfield, acting for Rene Laudi, and  the property Avas J afterwards  stocked by the Excelsior Gold Mining Company with a capital of  ��200,000. Of this amount ��40,000  represent preference shares and the  balance ordinary shares. Tho stock  commands a good price, bnt when  the A'alue of the property becomes  Jcnown it avj'U no doubt go higher.  The latent quotations on Excelsior  were $7 for tho preference ��1  .shares and $2.S5 for the ordinary  ��1  shares.    J.  J.  Flcutpt,_ who. is  motion by the government of the  United States should be done as a  contribution by it to the cause of  progress and advancing ciA'ilization.  It has seemed to me that avo had  gained that position among the nations of the world that Avould make  it appropriate for us, in accordance  Avith the spirit of our institutions,  to make such a contribution. This,  of course, means the absolute neutralization of the Nicaragua construction, and since the Hay-Pauncefote treaty is directly in line with  this sentiment, I am, of course,  strongly in favor of its ratification."  HARDWARE MERCHANTS DO  KRUGER'S LASLBIG BLUFF  Guerrilla Fighting.  ' London, March 31.���The Bloem-  | fonteyi Correspondent of the Daily  Chronicle, telegraphing Thursday,  Mavch 20th, says: ��� "President  Kruge'r's latest proclamation Avar us  the Avomen and children to leave  Bloemfontein within five days, as  he intends to bombard and destroy  the city and to shoot the burghers  whom, he captures there."  Vigorous measures have been  taken by the British to harass  marauding bauds of Transvaal  Boers. Tiie latter are resorting to  guerrilla methods, chiefly against  the Free Staters who refuse to join  Kruger." ���  Kept the Money.  New Orleans, March 30.���  "Charles Loeay, formei; governor of  Bluefields, arrived last night after  an exciting , experience in Costa  Rica. > He left Nicaragua a feAV  Aveeks ago with C. Keith, being  deputized by president Zelaya to  place some railway bonds with New  York capitalists. The news of the  strained relations between the tAvo  countries arriving, he was arrested  and his money taken from him. He  was finally exiled and placed  aboard a steamer for New Orleans.  He Avill retusn to Nicaragua. The incident is likely to create further  complications,  German Press Comments.  Brrlin, March 30.���The German  papers, commenting on the Berne  aAvard, ciiticize the attitude of the  British press. The Berlinger Tage-  blact admits that England has sufficient occasion to be dissatisfied, -but  it condemns the London paper.s for  "saying that the decision is a blow  at the principle of arbitration. The  Neucste Nachrichteu comments in  a similar strain. The Freisiunige  Zeitung says: "Payment will cause  Portugal great difficulty, but it will  in uo way necessitate a mortgage  or sale of the Delagoa territory to  Great Britain."  now in Pails, is the manager aud  attorney In Kootenay for the-Ex-  celsion company.  Will 'Not Borrow.  Lisbon, March 30.���In the chamber of deputies today, the minister  of foreign affairs, senor Yiega  Beirao, announced that the government Avould soon pay tlio amount  awarded by the Berne tribunal in  the Delagoa Bay railway arbitration Avithout iuu'iug recourse to a  loan.  Clements at Kofiyfontem.  London, March 31.���A dispatch  to the Daily Mail from Kofiyfontem ciated Thursday, March 20th,  says: "General Clements' flying  column, after a forced march of  threo miles yesterday, arrived hero  unopposed.  Russian Demands in Korea.  London, March 31.���The Times  has the following from Seoul, capital of Korea: "M. Pavloff, the  Russian minister, recently demanded from Korea the cession of  a coaling station to the Rus&ian  Steamship Company, at Atkinson  Point, commanding Masampp harbor, ami to p��event a counter claim  by Japan of the neighboring area,  hodomnnded that Koi cn .should not  alienate in any form any portion of  Kojedo Island to any other power.  Yesterday at an imperial audience,  for rea��ous not given but surmised,  M. Pavloff modified his original demand, asking, instead of Atkinson  point, a port Avithin the treaty  limits Of Masampo. This demand is  unobjectionable. At the same  time, however, ho insisted upon the  uon alienation of Kojedo. His action indicates that .Russia claims  the reversion of this island, Avhich  is of high strategic value, as commanding the Koi can .straits, and is  bound to provoke Japanese opposition."  Cleveland Interviewed.  Princeton, March 30.���Former  president (hover CIe\'eland, Allien  intcrvicAved today on public topics,  expressed himself in favor of the  ratification of the Hay-P.iuucufoto  treaty. The reserve that he had  maintained seems to have been  abandoned and he ^aid: " With  reference to the canal across  Nicaragua, I havo always thought  that whatever Avas done in its pro-  Macram Again.  London, March 31.���A dispatch  to the Daily Chronicle from Ladysmith dated March '30th, says:  "Much interest is felt in the civil  case of former United States consul  Macrum again&tthe postmaster of  Pieterniaritzburg for an alleged  breach of contract in handing o\rer  his private letters to the military  authorities to open. Judgment is  expected tomorroAv."  A Big Business.  The report from the wholesale  trade during the Aveek closing today is that, Avitli the exception of  hardware, business has been quieter  than during the previous week,  Avitli a prospect of substantial improvement for next Aveek. In hardAvare shipments have been numerous and heavy, the trade being delighted Avith the volume of business  done during the Aveek. Yesterday's  shipments were as appended:  W. F. Teetzel & Co., assayers supplies.���Cranbrook, Salmo, Slocan  City and Granite.  Kootenay Cigar Co., cigars.���Kimberley, Fort Steele, Fernie, Elko,  Cranbrook, Moyie, Creston, Trout  Lake, Ferguson, Thompson's Landing, Cascade City and Grand Forks.  California Wine Co., wines and  cigars.���Silverton,' Rock Creek,  Kitchener, Camp McKinney, Robson, Columbia, Grand Forks,���'Greenwood and Cascade City.  Nelson-Saw & Planing Mills, Limited, sash and doors.���Fire Valley  and Lake Points.  Brackraon & Ker, Milling Company, Limited, flour and feed.���  Pilot Bay, Creston, Lardeau, AinsAA'orth and Waneta.  J. Y. Griffin & Co., provisions and  produce.���Ncav Denver, Kaslo, Ymir  and Slocan City.  A. Macdonald & Co., Avholesale  grocers.���Slocan City, Sandon, Na--  kusp, Procter, Creston, Erie, Ymir,  Kitchener,     Robson     and     Hall's  Siding.  Kootenay Supply Company,  wholesale grocers.���Grand Forks,  Ymir, Lardeau, Sirdar and Kitchener.  Turner, Beeton 6c Co., dry goods  and liquors.���Balfour, Kaslo, Ncav  Denver, Ymir and Comaplix.  H. Byers & Co., hardware and  mining supplies,���Kaslo, Grand  Forks, Lake Points, Athabasca, Pilot  Bay, Moyie and Ciaubrook.  Vancouver Hardware .Company,  hardware aiid "mining supplies.���  Trail, Slocan City, Pilot Bay, Erie,  Ymir and Salmo., _      4 t  Lawrence Hardware Compauy,  hardware and mining supplies.���  Lemon Creek, Silverton, -, Ains-  Avorth, Grand Forks, Ymir,,Cory-  elle, Porto Rico, ReA'elstoke, Erie,  Granite Siding, Salmo and "Hall  Siding,  H.  .1.   Evans  & Co.,  commission  merchants.���Robson,   Slocan   City,    -  Sandon and Ymir.  It Avill be noted that the Kootenay Cigar Company in  yesterday's  consignments    shipped    goods    to  every jioiut along the Crow's Nest-  road.,  Among tho incoming shipments  for the Aveek may be noted a car of  hams and bacon received Thursday  by F, R. StOAvart Sc Co., ancl a car  of apples, AA'hich arrived lns*t night  for the same firm.  Slump in Delagoas.  London, March 30. -The Delagoa  Bay railroad award had n disastrous effect on Delagoa railroad  stocks in the Exchange today. Ordinary shares, Avhich Ave re quoted  yesteiday evening at 7 J are now at  1. First debentures AvJiich yesterday evening were at 132 are now at  00 and seconds, Avliich Avere quoted  yesterday nt 111, are now at between 50 aud (55.  Didn't Kill Him.  Nkw Yohk, March 30.��� Raymond  Moore, 13 years of age, who accidentally shot a playmate named  Louis Tanner on Tuesday afternoon, thought he had killed Tanner  and left toAvn witli the avoAvod intention of going to Canada and has  not been heard from since. The  Tanner boy is nipidly recovering.  Refuse to Pay Up.  "Washington, March 30,- The  house devoted the day to Avar  claims. The bill to remunerate the  British cable company for expenses  incurred in repairing the Manila  cable cut by admiral DeAvey, wliich  Avtis under consideration several  Aveeks ago, A\ras consigned to oblivion.  Fire in Chicago.  Cinc.u.'o, March 30 ��� The Columbia theatre was destroyed by fire  this afternoou entailing a total loss  of $190,000.   Big Check for^the Maine,  London, March 30.���The executive committee of the American  hospital ship Maine has received  the folloAving letter from the lord  mayor of London, Mr. A. J. Newton : "1 enclose you a cheek for  ��32000 sterling from the Transvaal  AA'ar fund, to be applied to tiie beneficent Work the American hospital  bhip Maine is doing for our sick and  wounded troops. This check represented some of the contributions  Americans haA'e made to the fund,  and therefore doe*> not infringe on  the graceful determination of your  committee to accept only American  money for the humanitarian purposes of the Maine.  Russian Officers Expect War.  London, Maich 30.���The Sebasto-  pol correspondent of the Daily  Graphic .says : "War alarnib fill  the naA'al headquarters here. Tiie  Avhole Euxino squadron is fully  equipped for instant service.  Troops Avith full Avar kits aro daily  ariiving from the interior. The  garrison will be a powerful army  corps. There is much excitement  among the staffs of both services  and all talk of bringing Turkey to  her senses by forcibve measures."  Confiscation of Rebel Property,  Caim-: Tow>\ March 20.- At a  mass meeting of 2000 loyalists hold  today at Park. IS mileo northeast  of Cape Town, a resolution was' un-  animoiislj' adopted in favor of supporting the principle of annexing  tho propei ty as an exemplary  punishment in the ease of rebels.  This action has caused great gratification here, as exhibiting the  loyalty of the district. THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON B. C SATURDAY, MARCH 31  1900  I  I" >  VI  I*.  i"  ic  v  The curtain department of the store is one to  which we have given particular attention. Our buying- was done before the advance in prices took effect,  so you can expect some very special values. We  would like to have you inspect our stock while it is  complete.  Nottingham Lace Curtains 50c, 75c, $1, $1.50,  $2, 82.25, $2.50, $3, $3.50, $4, $5, $6, $7.50, $8.50  and $10.00.  See our special at $1.25, 3 1-2 yards long and 50  inches wide, with the new lock-stitched edge.  Chenille and Tapestry Curtains at $4, $4.50, $5,  $6.50, $7.50 and $10.  Our $6.50 Tapestry in Cardinal, Blue, Green or  Terra Cotta is an extra special.  UDSON'S BAY  COMPANY.  ARTINO'REILLY&CO  HOUSTON BI/JG'K, BAKER STItKKT. NKLSON.  NEW DRY GOODS STORE  EEEB  &  CO.  Millinery Opening, Thursday, April 5th  AND FOLLOWING DAYS  Bear the date in mind.   Will show the latest styles in French,  English, and American Patterns.  INCORPORATED 1670.  After looking all over town, and  getting prices on Carpets and Linoleums, come to us. We can suit  you.  American fycminsiers, $25 to $30  English Axminsters and Wiltons, all  sizes  Englisfj Brussels and Velvets, $9 to  $30  MADDEN BLOCK:,  BAKER STREET.  KERR & CO.  E ngl is h B riar Pi pes  Smyrna, $1.25 to $4  Axttjinster, $1.25 to $5  Wilton, $6 to $10  In a'l sizes.  All carpets mnrtc and laid- in a workmanlike  manner, free of charge.  Hudson's Bay Stores  TELEPHONE 1.1  W. A. THURMAN  Tobacconist.  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,  Uats, and, Shoes  Special at tent Lou is called to our large assortment.  Garden  Seeds  Canada Drug & Book Go.  We are ready for your gardening. Fresh seeds in bulk, both  Vegetable and Flower Seeds, also  Lawn Grass and White Clover.  00.00.00.00.00.00.  .0Sl.fSt.0fi.0fi.f0.  0* fis>.  \h  ilf  w  ilf  \if  ilf  ilf  ilf  ilf  xlf  36   Baker   Street  W  ILLINERY   OPENING  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4th  ilf  ilf  ilf  ilf  ilf  il)  Hi  ilf  ilf  ilf  We will hold our annual Spring- and Easter opening on the above date, when  Ave will display one of the finest stocks of Dry Goods, Millinery, Carpets, ancl  fancy up-to-date novelties ever shown in the west.  Xti  Xti  iti  Prices same" as Eastern Catalogues  Canada Drug & Book Co.  Hi  Hi  ilf  il)  Xlf  ilf  ilf  ilf  ilf  ilf  ilf  ili  '0^^^f0^^^^^00'000**^0>>'0*'0*''0^'0*,'0*' ^-^^^-^^-^^-^^ ^^^^^>5":*5k'  JNJCLSGN  BROWN   &  CO.  Small Profit Prices.  269   BAKER   STREET.  Thj-jhe is no more likelihood of  Jltilpli Smith, M.P.P., of Nanaimo,  joining the Martin cabinet than  there is of Ms being offered tho  managership of any of tlio mines  whose owners are bucking the  _eight-liour law.    Nimstv days from now there  a\ ill not be a miner idle in JCootc-  nay; there will not be a single politician in the district; and theeight-  honr law will not be a 'subject of  ��� discussion. This will be the ono  result of an election in whk'lithe  people will declare that they, are  tired of tho methods of heif-seeking  politicians and ��rc content to give  t'xisting Iawb a fair trial before repealing them.  Tiik Liberals of Nelson will plnce  themselves   on   record   tonight   as  being opposed to both   party  lines  and Martinism.   A delegation will  be sent to  the  Vancouver  convention   instructed' to   vote    agairibt  adopting party lines in the coming  provincial contest and against Martinism.    Nelson is the one tiding in  the province  in which Martin  has  few   admirers   and    no   followers.  They are not all of the one  way of  thinking on political questions; but  they all abominate men  who turn  their coats, as Martin has done.  Ifew" Philippine Commission.  WASiiisu-ros, March 30. -Tho  cabinet was in session today for an  hour longer than usual and tho  leading topic of discussion was the  instructions to be given the new  Philippine commission. Jt is known  that it is the purpose of the presi  dent to make bhe civil government  of the Philippines represented in  the commission, superior to the  military in ail matters pertaining  to the government of the island  which are not strictly military in  character. From the time the  commission arrives iu Manila its  authority will be supreme, under  the president's, in nil matters of  government. ���.Secretary _Gage~"was~  of the opinion that the present rate  of taxation might safely be reduced  to some extent, and it was with a  view to a possible recommendation  to congress by the president on the  subject that the secretary made  his statement.        _      London Copper Market.  Lo.vno.v,     March     30.     Copper,  closing.    Spot, ��72, 12s, 8d; future*  ��77, 5s.    Market firm.    Sales���Spot  2.3 tons, futures, 723 "tons.  Ward Bros,  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Now is the Time  to replace that  Shabby Awning?  Place your order with  THEO.   MADSON  Tents,  Awnings,  and  ali kinds  of Canvas Goods  Manufactured to Order  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  OTSHERWOOD  REAL ESTATE  INSURANCE AND  GENERAL AGENT  Tiie Latest Wall Papers  BORDERS AND MOULDINGS  First door west  of Dunk of British  Columbia building.  II  FASHIONABLE  TAILOB  Workmanship and  quality of goods tfje  best obtainable  Oppobito Silver King Hotel, llaker street, Nchon  CLEANING  AND  RKPAHUNG  YOUR OWN GOOUS MADE UP  OLD CL0THRS MA DK GOOD AS NEW  ARTHUR GEE  Opposite Clarke Hotel.   MERCHANT TAILOR  Fruit and Ornamental Trees  Rhododendrons, Koses, Fancy Evergreens  MiifTDoJas.JJulbs, new crop tested seeds, for spring  planting. JUirtfCht, and mo^t complete stock in  western dinaao. Civil and make your [.elections  or send for catalogue. Addrtts at tiie nursery  grounds and greenhouse. _���,.,���,,  3Q08 Westminster Road, Vancouver, B. C.  Charles D. J. Christie  GENERAL BROKER  I dooi.i west of Dominion Kxpro-scilice.  P. U, Jlox oil.   Phones: OMco 11?, House 102  FQIISALK  i-rooni house and .'Hols  ...$1500  1 lot on Onlionutc street ,     !00  '.' lots I'bserv.itory sheet.,      h'J)  2 lots and I-room hous c IKK)  Mtoo.M iiol'sk run it font  Lo.iih und iii��m.ince piomptly attended to.  Wc are now opening up flic largest stock of  wall papers, borderland mouldings even occived  in Nelson. Wc purchased tliiocfc from the Monti t a" importois, and have thcrefoie lhe litest designs .and tlo&est pi ices.. Special ijuolutiotib to Llio  t; ado.   , J. Bradley & Oo,  I'AIXJ'KHS AND t>l.COU.YJOIl��l  Coiner Victoria and Josephine Streets, Nelson.  W. Siarmer-Srr|ith-&-Co.-  PAPER HANGER, GLAZIER,  PAINTER, ETC.  CHIMNEY SWEEPING  Ofllce Ward Streot Opposite Opera Honso  Contiacting Painters.', Decorators, Paperhungers.  , Lee k Taylor  BAKER STREET, NELSON  (George F. Motion's old stand)  flour, Feed, Grain, Hay  AND PRODUCE  Kuil line of wnll paper, mouldings, o'c,  mining nnd Tinting. Strictly Ih.stclas-  l'> unates furnished.  Kalso-  uork.  licsidencp HOI! Street,  Opposite School House  NELSON, B. C.  Gar Lots a Specialty  Correspondence Solicited     Phone 2G  Palace IVjeat iVjar^et  Headquarters  for all kinds of   -  Fresh and Cured Meats.  A feature will be nl.ido of the poultry and  ganio trade. They will always, bo oil hand during their Midtioit.  I"     '  GENERAL  BROKER  Tliicc dwelling houses for -s.ilo ou c.'isy terms.  One lot   on   Stanley  stieet,  opposite lioyal  hotel, for sale al a baigain.  One  scven-roonicd house and one three-room  hoiibc for lent.  See  ANNABLE  CUT PRICES IS THE  ORDER OF THE DAY  And I want to bo in It. I havo just received  Fall samples of Suitings and Overcoatings,representing <i ?50,000 stock to choose from made to  your order afc prices never before heard of in Nelson. All the iatett fads in Fancy Vestings for  Fall Tin d winter.  Ladies' tailoring in nil its branches a specialty.  Lowest prices.  Rooms 1 aud 11, Hillyer block.  GENUINE  JUTE ORE SACKS  3. T. FIFE & CO.  P, O. Box 660 NELSON  St JOSEPH'S SCHOOL  NELSON. B. C.  A hoarding and day school conducted by tho  Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. It is sit uated at  tho corner of Mill and Josephine streeLs m one of  tho best residential portions of Xelson, und is  easily accessible from nil parts of the city.  The course of study includes tho fundamental  and higher branches of thorough English education: Business courso���bookkeeping, stenography and typewriting. Science course���music;  ^ocal und instrumental, drawing, etc. Plain art  and needlework, etc.  For terms and particulars apply to the Sister  Superior.  tenders" wanted  FOR   REAL  ESTATE.  J. L.  PORTER, Prop.  1(D Josophino St.. between Baker and Vernon.  Telephouo 159,  The Nelson  Saw and Planing  Mills, Limited.  Are prepared to furnish by rail, barge or teams  -   t  Dimension Lumber, Rough and Dressed  Lumber, Local and Coast Ceiling, Local and  Coast Flooring, Double Dressed Coast Cedar,  Rustic, Shiplap, Stepping, Door Jambs, Pine  and Cedar Casings, Window Stiles, Turned  Work, Band-sawing, Brackets, Newel Posts,  Turned Veranda- Posts, Store Fronts, Ddors7  Windows and Glass.  Get prices before purchasing elsewhere  The Nelson  Saw and Planing  Kootenay   Coffee   Co.  '      - NELSON, B. C.     '  - Coffee roasters and dealers in Tea and Coffee.  " Offer frobh roasted coifoo of best quality ���as  follows:  Java and Arabian Macha, per pound 5   40  Java and Mocha Blond, 3 peraeds  1 00  Fine Santos, i pounds  1 00  Santos Blend, 5 pounds  1 00  Our Special Blend, 6 pounds....  1 00  Our Itio Roast, 6 pounds  1 00  A trial order solicited.   Salesroom 2 doors eaef-  of Oddfellows block. West Baker street.  T  GREAT REDUCTION  Oillce and jtfills corner Hnll and Front Streets, Kel-'on  Headprfeps for Portland Cement, Fire Brieks,  Fire Clay, American Cumberland Coal [Blacksmiths]  Special quotations priven for carload lots  A. JI. 0 If AY, P. O. box 521, Nelson, li. C.  Kootenay Aijent .  B. P. EITHET & CO., Ltd., Victoria  STEFEHS, The Tailor I  Tenders will bo iccched by tlio under-i^ncd  until 12 o'clock noon on Alorclay, Apiil 2nd, MUX)  foi thu following dcsoiibcd 1 utl estate in NcKoit.  I.o's'i" and 8 and Lots 1,5and 19 in Mock 10, to-  Kellior wiili the jmiiioxeiiicnts theicon, con-asl-  inif of the Silver King hotel and a ono-itory resi-  dcilLO.  Terms cnih. Tiie iiighcit or <my tender not  necessarily accepted.  OAKOL1NK THKUN,  Administratrix csUt&of Johli Johnson, deceased.  Nelson, li. C. Mawh 2nd, 1800.  Haid Coal  Anthracito  IXIXWICWK  33  $9.65  Crow's Nest      $g(|5  DELIVERED  G. W. West & Oo.  W. P. fiiOKSON  B. H. H. APPLBWHAITH  J. MePHBE  Kooterfay Eieatrie Supply & Oonstruction Go.  ELEGTKIC SUPPLIES  Oomplets Blectrlo Kt njipmentg for Hloetrlc Power TraHSmiBsIon and Lighting for  Mines, Tourna Bleeirio iTiactures, LampB, Bella, Telepbonea, Annunciators, ESc.  P. O. Box 60S. Josephine Street. Kelson, B. O.  Lethbridge Gait Goal  Tho beRt value for the money in the maikofc  for all purposes.  tekmb CAeir     W. P. TiKiuratir, Otsneml Aaent  Telephone 147.   OJllco with-C. p. J. Cbristre.  Fred J. Squire, Merchant Tailor  FULL LINES OF WINTER AND SPRING SUITINGS  WK8T BAKKK ^TRKSm JfKlfiON OPPOSITE SSLVEB KING HOTET THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON B. C, SATURDAY, MARCH 31, 1900  BANK OF MONTREAL  CAPITAL, all paid up..$12,000,000  REST     6,000,000  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...Prcsidcn  lion. George A. Dmiiuuoiid Vicc-Prcsiden  S. Clouston G encral Manage  NKLSON nilAXCIT  Northwest Corner Baker and Stanley Streets  THE BANK OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  Branches in London (Knglitnd) Nkw York,  Chicago, and all tho principal cities in Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling  Kxchango and Cable  Transfers,  L!rant.   Commercial   and   Travelers'  available iu any part of tho world.  Ural'ts Issued, Collections Mado, Ktc.  Credits,  Is now prepared to< issue Drafts and  Letters of Credit on Skaguay, U. S.,  Atlin, B. C, and Dawson City, N. W. T.  Imperial Bank uf-"Canada  ���HEAD  OFFICE, TORONTO.  I  Capital Authorized  Capital Paid up  Rest  $2,500,000  $2,391,863  $1,554,710  D. it, Wilkio, General Manager.  E. Hay. Inspector.  Nelson Hranch���Hums Block, 221 Baker Street  J. M. LAY, Manager.  Saving's Bank Branch  ClMtliK.VT It.VTK OP  IXTKHKHT l'.Wl).  KILLING   OI"   DAVE   KING.  Jn   ISS7   Helen;),   jMontiiiin,  avus  overrun with a ihoal of sure-thing  gtunblurs. Pi ior to tlittl Linio gambling  litul   been   licensed and   tlioro  hud been fimv play.    Nob only "wore  biire-thing games running in in,my  gambling   houses   but    along   tho  sidewalks of Main street  for several blocks games  of all kinds were  in full   blast.    Tho    streets    -were  crowded nightly and  every game  fiom the old-time shell to the photograph sale were reaping a, rich harvest.    In   one   gambling   house   a  short faro game had been staited  and attracted it great  deal  of attention  It was run by a couple of Frenchmen. In playing short faro the  denier u?es a dealing box somewhat  similar to the regulation faro box,  the difference being that the sides  anil eiuls and toi) are put away until there remains only the frame of  box exposing the cartU from every  ilircction with just enough of a  frame to hold them in place compactly. In short faro the cards aio  placed in ;i box backs upward, instead of ftivo upward, as in regular  faro. Theie are no cards pasted ou  the table upon wliich to place bets.  In tho middle of the table i.s a glittering heap of gold and silver with  greenbacks of till denominations |  lying carelessly around.  j/'Jic    dealer     having    carefully  .-.bullied tho cards  places  them  in  the  box  backs upward.    He  then  slowly  and  with many  flourishes  deals out six  cards,  placing  them  face ilownwaul in  a semi-circle on  the table.    He then invites bpts.  A  player.can bet on  any  one of the  "six cards lying face down upon the  table.    Anil as many as care to do  so can pl.iy.    "When all bets have  been  made tho dealer pulls from  tiie box'the seventh caul and turns-  it face upwaril.    Then  he turns up  each of the six cards on  which  he  had invited bets.     If the( dealer's  card   is   higher than   tho   bettor's  card tho bank wins.    IT tho befctoi's  .card is higher than the ono turned  by the dealer the bettor wins.     If,  however,  there is  n tie, i. e,,  the  dealer turns the same can! that the  bettor  had  placed  his  money on,  the bank wins.   ' But iu such a case  tho player has the option of losing  Ids money, or ho can have  another  chance the next band around  if he  will double his  bet.     This .process  can   be  continued as  long  as the  bettor   is   willing   (o    double   his  stakes.    If he wins he gets paid in  full, if he  lo^ea  the  bank gets all.  In the regular game of faro when  the dealer turns out two  cards  of  tho same denomination it is  called  a split and the bank takes oao-half  _of_thc amount of the bet._     ���   ���  It is this option of doubling a bet  to'savc a loss that fascinates'- players of short  f?iro.    Of course,  professional   gamblers   did'   not   play  short faro, because it was known us  a   crooked  game.     The  dealer,  iu  placing the iirst fix cards upon the  table, docs it with many 'flourishes  and in such  a way as to enable a  player to see just what each card ia  before it lies face down upon the  t table.    If   tho   game    was   to   be  played   on   tlio   square   the' odds  would be against tlio bank (5  to 1.  I3ut it is  played  with  fixed   cards,  and the dealer is able lo hold in tho  "box and on the top of tho dock all  of the high cards, so that he can at  any time beat or tie a player  who  seems to have money.    Cappers are  always used, and wheu a  stranger  appears - they play and win large  sums,  which  they  turn   in   afterward.     "When   a   man  is  playing  high, doubling his bet each time, it  is ijossible for a man  making small  bets  on  other  cards to  win  with  ease.    The high player may be on a  comparatively low card,  and   the  dealer, in order to tie him anil make  him double his slakes, will have to  turn  the  same card.    So that all  the   small player has  to  do  is to  watch for an  ace  or a king, plaeo  his  bet upon  it.  anil  pick up his  money   each   time   the cards   arc  turned.  ft was while playing at this game  that Dave King lost his life in June,  !SS7. King had been living in the  ���mining camps of Marysville and  Wiekes for a couple of years. He  was one of the best gamblers iu the  west.   Hp looked, Iipwevpr, like a  bill to  dealer  to the  black-  leaned  typical   miner   as, wearing a  soft  gray hat,blue flannel shirt, trousers  tucked in hi.s  boots, he strolled  in  where this short faro game was being played.    Ho was spotted at once  and the cappers began to  play for  high  stakes.    After   watching the  game for a few minutes King began  to   play,  placing   one   dollar  bills  rolled into a ball on tho cards.     He  Avon almost every time and  always  called   for his  pay in   bills.    Noav,  however, another player at the  opposite end of the table  had  begun  to double his ^lakes, and the dealer  was giving his attention to the high  bettor.    King   didn't   get   excited,  but conlinueil to make au occasional  bet, always Avith  a  one-dollar  bill  rolled into  :i wad.    The  dealer in  paying A\oiild pick up  a  one-dollar  bill and pass it across to King. This  had been going on for perhaps half  an   hour   avIicc   the   dealer   again  tos=ed  a   soiled  one-dollar  King   in   payment,  as   the  thought, of a one dollar bet.  "Come again,"  said King  dealer.    " Look at that bet."  The dealer, a slight-built,  eyed,  nervous   Frenchman,  over and unrolled  King's bet.    As  he did so he saw that he  had  been  tricked.    A crisp, yellow, thousand-  dollar note rolled out of the  dirty  one-dollar   bill.       King   had   won  $100.1.    Tho dealer Avas white with  rage.     There  was  no limit to the  game and  King had   won fairly.  The  dealer, instead  of paying" the  bet,   leaned    back    in   his   chair,  reached his hand  under  the  table  and sprang  forward  and over the  table.    In his right hand gleamed a  long stiletto.    In an iustant he had  buried it in Kings  neck, pulled it  out and buried it again.  The place AA*as in an uproar in au  instant. The visitois broke for the  door, and tho cappers anil bouncers  pulled their guns and jumped upon  King. He was harmless, however,  for the Frenchman's aim Avas true.  He had killed King with the first  stab.  There AA'as a great to-do about  this crime. The Frenchman managed to get out,of town, and was  never caught, anil it was given out  by the ,owners ' of the gambling  house that King had been killed iu  a row of his-'own making. But the  shoit faro game AA-as closed and  never icoponed. Shortly siffcer-  wartls an anti-gambling   law was  passed in Montana, and all "sure-  thing" games were closed, much to  the satisfaction of the square  gamblers.  STOBYETTES.  An Irish servant-girl, avIio had a  very hard mistress, one day became  angry aud threatened to commit  suicide. "If you do," said her mistress, "you will surely go to hell."  "Well," said the girl, "if it isn't a  better place than this I won't Stay  there."    There was a time when SAveariug  was almost considered a gentlemanly accomplishment. An arch-  bishop of Canterbury of the day,  however, objected to the habit, ancl  calling on lord Melbourne to discuss  some business, thus apostrophized  him: "Noav, my lord.it will save  time if, before we begin, we assume  that everybody and everything is  damned."  Professor Simon J. BroAvn, the  neAV astronomical director of the  Naval"observatory at Washington,  occasionally indulges in a bit of  humor. On one occasion a colleague  came into his office, and, finding the  professor standing, said: "Is it  possible you AA'ork that way? I  cannot staud standing." "That's  peculiar," replied professor Brown,-  quickly ; " now, do you know, I can  not staud sitting ? "  The duke of "Wellington used to  tell a story of a Frenchman Avho, to  enforce his contention that wo are  mere creatures of habit, exclaimed :  " For example, avo wash our hands,  but never our feet." The "Iron  Duke " probably had not heard of  the English duchess of a century  before, Avho, when some one remarked Iioav dirty her hands were,  said : " Lord that's nothing; you  should see my feet!"  one brother said to the other:  "Did you see what was in the bed  last night?" "Yes, brother," was  the reply. They had both seen a  corpse.  Lord John Russell was not tactful. On one occasion he took the  duchess of Iverness down to dinner,  and, after he had. sat down for a  minute, he jumped up and Avent to  the opposite side of the table, and  sat down by the duchess of St. Albans. His Avifo asked him afterward AA'hy he had done it. "I should  have beeu ill if I had sat Avith my  back to that great fire." "I hope,"  said lady John, "you gave your  reason to the duchess of Iverness."  "No," he said, "I didn't; but I told  the duchess of St. Albans!"  AMERICAN  AND  EUROPEAN  PLANS  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  MEALS  25  CENTS  FISH  Baker Street, Nelson  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  AND POULTRY IN SEASON  E. C. TRAVES, Manager  ORDERS BY MAIL RECEIVE CAREFUL AND PROMPT ATTENTION.  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON  B. C.  An eccentric Maine preacher was  recently driving along a country  road, and overtaking a young man  tramping his weary way on foot  invited him to a seat in his sleigh.  After he was comfortably seated  the preacher rolled the Avhites of  his eyes-up under the visor of his  cap, and said, in pepulchral tones :'  "Young man. are you prepared to  die?" With an ear-piercing scream  and a back-somersault over the  back of the sleigh, the young man  made for the dense woods, and has  never been seen in those parts  since.  ROOMS LIGHTED HY ELECTRICITY  AND HKATKJ) UY STEAM  25 CENTS TO 81  321 to 331 Baker Street, Nelson.  QUEEN'STOTEL  BAKER STREET. NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  GROCERIES.  MACDONALD & CO.-Corrier Vornon and  Josephine streets, wholesalo grocers and  jobbors inblnnkets. gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  innckinaw-g and minors' sundries.  A.  TTOOTENAY SUPPLY  COMPANY,   LIMI-  ���*���*���  THD���Vernon   street,  Nolson,   wholesale  grocers.  J.  A FULL LINE QF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring  local and roast.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds.  IP AVIIAT YOU AV'ANT IS NOT IX STOCK  A\ K WILL 1IAKC IT FOK YOU  CALL AND GET PRICES.  Largo romfortablo  bedrooms and   first-class  dining-room. Samplo rooms for commercial men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  Rf|rs. E. C. ClarKe, Prop.  r.ATi: ok mi: royal hotel, calgary  WaverSy Hotel  This popular hotel vhich is now boing  enlaigod ami i cnovvUcil, w ill be ieopened  on M.nch 1st, when it will have 10 large,  nicely furnished, .md well lighted rooms,  heated with hot air. Special attention  will be given to the dining ioom.  RATES REASONABLE.  TORN CII0LDITCH & CO.���Front stroet, Nol-  "    son, wholesalo grocers.   PROVISIONS, PRODUCE AND FRUITS.  PARSONS PRODUCE COMPANY���Vornon  street, Nelson, wholosalo dcalors in provisions, produce and fruits. Agents for Swift &  Co. bacon and hams.   Y. GRIFFIN  &  CO.-Corner Vernon and  Josephino streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers  in provisions, cured meats, butter and eggs.  jp R. STEWART & CO.���Warehouses on C. P.  ���L ��� R. track, foot of Stanley street. Nelson,  wholesale dealers in provisions, product) land  fruits. Cold storage. Agents Armour & Co.'s  bacon, hams, lard and other products.   SASH AND DOORS.  NELSON SAW AND PLANING MILLS  LIMITED���Cornor Front and Hall streets,  Nolson, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers  in sash and doors; allkinds of factory work mode  to order.   AND FUSE.  COMPANY-Baker  street Nolson, manufacturers of dynamite,  sporting, stumping and black blasting powders,  wholesale dealers in caps and f uso, and electric  blasting apparatus.   POWDER, CAPS  HAMILTON  POWDER  CIGARS.  KOOTENAY   CIGAR  CO.-Corner Baker  MANUFACTURING  and Hall streets, Nolson, manufacturers of "Royal Seal" and "Koote  nay Belle" brands of cigars.   HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  H BYERS & CO.���Corner Baker and Josephine  ���   streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in liaid-  waro  and  mining  Powder Co.  supplies.    Agontsfor Giant  LAWRENCE  Baker St.,  C. A. PROSSER, MANAGER  R/|adden House  Baker nnd AVard  Streets, Nelson  SALE  Household  Furniture  hi pursuance AA'ith instructions received from W. A. G'alliher, the undersigned Avil] offer i'or sale, by  auction, the whole of the household effects and furnishings contained in Mr. Gollijier's residence _ou_  "Lakestrcet, on  A A-isitor at a Columbia, Missouri,  school the other clay asked one of  the lower grade classes this question: "What is the axis oi" the  earth?" "Au imaginary line passing from one pole to the other, on  Avhich the earth revolves," proudly  answered a pupil. "Fes," said the  examiner, we\\ pleased, "and. could  you hang a bonnet on it?" "Yes,  sir." "Indeed! And what kind of  a bonnet?" "An imaginary bonnet, sir." The visitor asked no  moro questions.  The fifth duke'of Devonshire and  his brother, lord George Cavendish,  Avere noted for their taciturnity.  Once, when travelling down to  Yorkshire, they were shown "into a  three-bedded room. The curtains  of one of the four-posters were  drawn. Each brother in turn  looked in and AA-ent to bed in another of the throe beds, i Toward  the close of the next day's posting  NELSON OPERA HOUSE  J. A. Say ward  IIALI, AND  LAKTI SIRMTS, NELSON  Porto Rico Lumber Co.  (LIMITED)  The only hotel In Nelson that has remained  under one inanagomont since 1890.  Tho bed-rooms aro well furnished and lighted  by electricity.  The bar is always stocked by the beat dom s-  tic and imported liquors and. cigars.  '   THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  Successors to  A. DEWAR & CO.  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in  We carry a complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work -will receive  prompt attention.  A Big Schooner  <    OF BEER OR  HALF-AND-HALF  W.*Y  ALWAYS  FUKSH  fOc  ALWAYS  COOL  The best glass of beer to be had in Nelson is at  THK CLUB HOTEL  Corner Silica and  Stanley Streets.  at 2 p. m., sharp.  This house hits been newly furnished  Avith  modern furniture  of  the Latest stylo, and tho disposal of,  it will nJl'ord an excellent opportu-  I nity of securing bargains.  Dining Room Furnishings  including handsome oak sideboard, extension table and  chairs.  Drawing Room Furnishings  including Newcombe piauo4 up-  1 bolstered clitihs; wicker chairs,  easy chairs and lounge.  Three Bed Room Suites  and complete outfit of bed  linen, tabic linen, silver ware,  cutlery, kitchen utensils, steel  range, curtains, portieres, and  pictures.  Extensive Library  including the works of Mariyat,  Stevenson, Carlyle, Gibbous,  Scott, Thackeray, Dickens, Lyfc  ton, and Dumas, as Avel! as several A'olumos of poems and historical Avorks, and an International encyclopedia.  Terms: Cash.  C. A. Waterman & Co.  AUCTIONEERS  Friday and Saturday  March 30th and 31st  FISK  JUBILEE  SINGERS  to  E. J. CURRAN, Prop.  B. C. HOTEL   erie, b. o.  First-class in every respect. Choicest wines,  liquor-and cigars, livery comfort for transient  and resident gucfits.  HEADQUARTERS FOR UNION MEN.  JOSKPIT CAMPBELL. Proprietor.  First Visit to Kootenay  Contractors and Bnilders  WILL DO WELL TO  Buy Their Lumber  AT  G�� 0. Buchanan's  A largo stock of Urbt-closs dry ntatoiial on  hand, hHo a full lino of saHh, doors, mouldings,  turned work, etc.  Factory Work a Specialty  Yard:  foot of Hondryz street, Nolson  Tdeph...*.�� Jof|n Rae, kgent  \Wotli  HARDWARE   [COMPANY���  Nelson,  -wholesale   dealers in  hardware nnd 'mining supplies, and water and  plumbers' supplies. ,  VANCOUVER HARDWARE COMPANY,  LIMITED���Baker street. Nelson, wholesalo  dealers in hardware and mining supplies, pluni-  bors and tinsmiths' supplies.   COAL.  OROW'S  NEST PASS  COAL COMPANY.���  Wholesale dealers in coal and coko. Charles  St. Barbo. Agent. Baker street. Nolson.   ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  TEETZEL & CO.���Corner Baker 'and  Josephine streets, Nolson, wholesale dealers in   assaycrs  supplies.   Agents ;for Denver  fire Clay Co. of Denver. Colorado.   LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  TURNER,  BEETON & CO.���Corner Vernon  and Josophino streets, Nelson,  wholesalo  dealers m liquors, cigars and dry goods.   Agents  for Pabst Biewing Co. of Milwaukee and Cal-"  gary Brewing Co. of Calgary.   COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  H J. .EVANS & CO.-Baker street. Nelson,  ��� wholesalo dealers in liquors, cigars,  cement, Hie biick and file clay, water pipo and  steel rails, and xgenoral commission moicliftnts.  .  PAINTS   AND   OILS.  NKLSON HARDWARE COMPANY-Baker  Street���Wholesalo dealers in paints, oils,  and brnshes of all kinds. Largest block in  Kootenay.   FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  BURNS &   CO.���Baker  street,   Nelson,  wholesale dc.ilers in fresh and cured incaU.  Cold Btorage.   TENTS   AND   AWNINGS.    ,  NELSON TENT AND A AWING KACTORY-  Baker struct,* Nelion. M.inlifiioturoi ���> of all  kinds of tents, (timings, nnd canvas good-..  P. O. Box 7(i.   Tlico. Madson. proprietor.   WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMITED���Corner Front and HaU streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers In wines (case and bulk)  and domestic andimported cigars.        " CRATED AND MINERAL WATERS. "  rpJJTORPE & CO., LIMITED.���Corner Vernon  ���*��� and Cedar htjeetf-. Nelson, tnnnufacLmcrs  of and uholesaledealcrs in ajratod waters and  fruit 'fljrups. Solo Jtgontsfor Halcyon Springs  minora! water.   Telephone fA ^_____  FLOUR AND FEED.  BRACKMAN & KEIl MILLING COMPANY  LTD.���Front stieet, Nolson, wholesalo dealeis: in floiiJ, oatme.il, otc., and hay and gram,  "Mills ~nc Edmonton, Victoria, and New Westminster.  H. D.  ASHCROFT  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon ropairinsr promptly attended to by ��  flrat-cltHS wheelwright.  Special attontfon given to all kinds of repairing and oiistom work from outside polnte.  Shop:   Hall St.. between Baker and Vernon  City of fieison  Local  Board of  ffeafth.  GENERAL VACCINATION NOTICE.  Notice is hcieby given that all persons resident within the City of Nelson who have not  been vaccinated within seven years aro lequirvd  within seven days from the publication of thii  notice to be taccinatcd.  Pei sons requiring to he vaccinated fico of  chaige may attend a*-any tune during the next  seven dajs between the hours of 3 and ."i o'clock  p. m.. nt my oflice on Josephine stieet for the  purpose of vaccination.  Upon tho eighth day following the dm on  which any pciM>n has been i nccimiled, ho or she  shall attend tho medical piactitioner by whom  tiie operation was peiformed m oider that the  medical practitioner may ascertain bj inspection  the result of the operation.  Any.peiton failing  to comply  with  the  requirements of this notice will bo liable to the  penalties piescnbed by tho Public Health Act.  D. LaBAU. M.D.,  Medical Health O/lIcer.  Nelson, B. C��� March 20th, 1900.  City of  Nelson Local   Board of  Health  PROCLAMATION.  Notice is hereby given that the public is informed that rule No 53 of the lcgulalioiib of tlio  icgulations of the Piovinciul Boaid of Health,  approved by order of the hciitcnnnt-goicrnoi-in-  counoil, is in toice in the city of Nelson, bv  w Inch every person of an age to make lum or  her legally lesponsible, who has not been successfully vaccinated within seven jeais, or who  does nor hold ,i ccitifl(.ato of hU or her insus-  coptibilitj at thepic=ent time to vaccination, ia  lequned to procure the vaccination of himself or  herself within seven davs after public notillca-  tion by the medical health otllcer diiecting gen-  oral vaccination. D. LaBAU, M.D.,  Medical Health Olllcer.  Nelson, B C, Match 20th, 1!)00.  FOR   SALE.  Large two and a half btory frame house, containing double drawing ioom, 1 bediooms and  dressing ioom with clothes closet*, dining room,  large kitchen, hot and cold vsater, hath room  with bath complete, toilet; lighted with electric!- '  1} ; within five minutes walk of the business portion of the city; beautiful situation overlooking  the lake. Two lots, each 2.3\120 feet, fenced, and  with lawn in front. A very desirable residence,  neivlj furnished and carpeted throughout with  best furniture and cupcLs. Furnituic and  kitchen utensils will be sold either with tho  house or separately.  For terms and pai Oculars apply to W. A. Galliher, at the ollleo of Galliher te, Wilson, over Ale-  Arthur's furniture stoic, Baker streot, Xelson,  B.C. '  P.  NOTICE.  Notice is hcioby given tliiM mlcid to apnly at  tho'next meeting of tho Boaid of License coin-  iMS.sioiiois fortheCitv of Nelson, held after the  expiration of Unity d,i>s fiom ihc date heieof,  fora transfei of the saloon licence now held by  mo.diitrd the ljth day of January, J8n0, foi (ho  Clue Pol saloon, ��ituatoon the west half of lot 1  block ���>, Nelson, B. C, to John Limlblud of Ncl-  aon, B. O.  -Dated this 3rd day of March, 1000. x  WitnftsH:   H. II. Ward. W. a. "WARD.  "     NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION.  Notice iir herebj  gi.'cn tli.it the p.ulnership  hcielofnro existing between the nuclei signed as  tcniiislcrsnnd freighters under (lie ill in nam" of ,  The Nelson Transfer Company hat. thih day bv  mutual consent been dissolved.  All debt.-, duo to the said firm are to be paid to  the undei-igned John T, Wili-on and Kenneth A.  Forbes, who havo a-siimcd and will p.xy oft all  the liabilities of the mid tli in.  Dated at Nelson, II. V , ChN2ltb dav of March,  UNO. ALVIN C. FLWIC.  O. II. McDOKMAN.  K. A. I'oltUKS.  J. T. WILSON.  Witness. P. K. Wilson, Solicitoi. Ne! ��on, B. C,  NOTICE.  The Painters' 1'nioii of Xelson have decided  Hint on and nftci Apiil 1st, l'V/i. that tln<ir woik  dav sliullbc nine hours and their nage 6J.50 per  "dav.  The object of the L'ninn in making their deler-  niiii.ilion public, is to givo uontrmtots Moluc, <-o  as to enable lht'in to lender on wo-k on the new  basis of hour* and wage*.  T. O SJCATHO. Piesideiit,  ROBKIt'J! FRISK, Societal v.  Nelson. B.C., March 20lli, J'XXK   FOR   SALE.  The original company, organized in 1871 at Fisk University,  Nashville, Tenn.  One more chance to hear the  songs that have touched the heart  of the world. Sung as only the  Fisk Jubilee Singers can sing  them.  Seats  place.  now on sale at the usual  Lot  Lot  Lot  Lot  w  9  9  n  7  Block 1  Block 5  Block  Block  I!  Cash Offer  For  All Four  ADDUKSd  F. Teetzel,  Removal  Nelson,  Vernon Street, Nelson.  SMOKE  ABCHITE0TS.  EWART & CABUIK-ArchitoctB.   Rooms 7  and 8 Ahnrrinrji block. Baker stmvti. Nnl��on.  ENGINEEEST r~  GIIAltLKS PAHKKK���Mining ami milling en-  giiieer.   Wcsi Baker sucet, Ni-laon.  TEADES' VmONS.  NOTICE.  Conli.iclorS and builders a,c bciuby notitii'd  that on and aftei Apiil 1st, (ho following stale of  wage* will he (leinuniled' Moitar mtxei s.iml  hud <niucis.. 81..V1 for Light Innns. othoi building  laboiei-, ?.i for eight bonis, Cvcawstoi- id) tents  an hour. This notice is given mj llmlthosuw hon.  it mu> concern can cutmldcr it in tendering fi)i  COJitincti.  P. C. SHACKLKTON, Recording Scrroliirj,  Nelson Laborer*' I'roli-rlivj Union Rial.  V. of  ROYAL SEAL  AND  KQOJENAY BELLE  CIGARS  kootenay Cigar Mfg. Co,  N'l 1-SO.V, IlKllIflH COM7MMA  poOTLAB PBieosa  The Nelson Business College will take; possession of its new piotnisus, luom*1 Nf- <>  and 7 in the Victoria bloc k, Josephnicnlicpf,  on Wfdncsilaj, Apiil lib. Students should  icgi<jt(i c.uly for ihe I asleni term.  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Comer Victoria ftnd Kootenay Streets.  P. O. Box 659.       .   ,. ��� TELEPHONE N��. 95  imi:vw:ns ash noriMsits oir  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  NKLSON MINERS' UNION NO. (W. W  Ai.���MoclH ill minors' union rooms, northeast comer Victoria and Kootenay hlicois, out>  Satuiday exening at 8 o'clock,   Vital Ing members welcome.  Jamkh Wii KKfi. Rec'y.   Cuts, A. McKay, Pres.  THK regular meetings of the Carpenter*' Union  aro huld on Wednesday evening of each  week, at 7 o'clock. In the Miners' Union hall corner Victoria ami Kootenay sjiccu..  II. KOBINSOM  1'residcnt.  JAMKS COLLING, Seciclary.  THAPKS AND LABOR COUNCIL. -The regu-  lurmietingsor the Nelson Tiadesaiid Labor  Council w'lll beheld in thu mine���' union hall,  coiner of Victoria nnd Kootemi} *ticcth, on the  lli-.t and thud Thmsdaj of each month, at  7..K) p in.  <3, J. Tjhmu'k, I'les.      i J. II. Mai HKSON-. Sec'y.  rjRATEENAL   SOCIETIES.  NKLSON LonGB, NO. 23, A. F. & A. M.  Meets second Wednesday in each month.  Sojourning brethren Invited.  KN1UKTS OF PYTHIAS  25, KnightH of Pythias, meets in I,  1? ��� "    ���  Nolson Lodge, No,  .0. O.V.  ,ay streets, ovory  Visiting ICnighta  Pi ompt and regular  delnerj to the liado  Brewery at Nelson  Nelson   Wine   Co.  CHOICE WINES AND LIQUORS  .Special attention given to family trade  T��^t.- ���. FRANK A. TMULW  Nelson, .31. C.      . MAN'AdKft  Hall, corner llaker and Kootona/ streets^ every  Tuewday evening at 8 o'clock,  cordially Invited to attend.  tt. O. JOY. K. of R. & S.   ^LnoNAWJj^oTT,_a_r.  NKLSON L. O. L��� No. lUfi, meets lit I. O. O. F.  Hall, corner llaker and Kootenay ^tracts,  1st and 3rd  Friday  of each  tnonth.   Vioiting  brothern cordially mvitfld.  It, Uomy-pv. W.A1. W. CiUw _m_ Hoc^Sco.  NELSON JRlilK, Number 22, Fraternal Order  of Kaglcs, meets every second and fourth  Wednesday lneach month  in Fraternity Hall.  Virtitmg brethren welcome  W. Gou.NKM., President.  Ohahi.kh P��r)siKK SecrntAfy  MONEYT^  ON  AT 7 PER CENT  BUSINESS PROPERTY  Applj- G, L. LKNNOJC, Solicitor, Nelson B. C  NOTICE.  A meeting of ihe Liberal-of tins Xol-on tiding  Of U'c~l Koiiteiia.v I- lector.il llMru-l vvill lie held  in the Oildfillowt. Hull, Nel-on, cni Saturday, the  .'list lu-tant. at 7 ,"W p u\. Hiisine-s; The Hei tion  of delegates to the Vancouver (abeinl Conveii  lion,   llv Older o' Ihe ovenithe.  A. M. JOHNSON, .V��ui(jHi'ofet.iiy.  SAWMILL   FOR   SALE.  Tlta&iumill and plant lately owned by Joseph  T, Kuheit-.nt It.vkuit's Lidding, and eon-i-ling  of a iM-hutse powei bollur, nigiui;, (iiitllth &.  Wedge top ng sUvmil), odgci, planci, beltiiig,  ou1., ete,L will be -old wheie Ihej now aIuiiu.  Apply to  TAVLOU& HANNINGTON, Solicito--H.  - Notice of Application for License.  I, Adolphc Lapoiiito. ��if the Cit j of Nelson, in  the province of Huti-h Columbia, hotel keeper,  iieiebj (.'ivo notiro that 1 intend toapnly to the  BOmd of License t'omml���loneis for the City of  Xol-on at tlieir Hi st meeting to lie held after the  evifiratlon of thiity ihijs fiom this date foi it  license toi-e'l nines spirits beer and other fermented and intoxicating liquors-by icUtil. in my  hotel, known as the "Montical IIoiul,"Mtittfoan  IoUs numbered i'{ ami ^1, io block numbered 07, in  thosivid Citj of Nelson. A. LAI'OLNTK.  Nelson. �� <;., February 8th. I'M).  Notice of Application for License.  1 lieiebv give notice Ui it I intend to.ippliio  the Board of Liceti-ing ('pmiili-.su>neis of the  CitvofNelsoti.il its next miuling for an Iiotel  liLeiisc foi (he pteruises-iituate upon lot 24. block  US (noithoa-t corner of Vemon and JIall s>ticcts)  tn tho city of Nelson. IL K. L1CMON.  TV THK MA'ITirU OF AV APPIICATIOX  A I OK A LLI'LICATi: OF A CKKI 1FICATH  OK I I'I 1.1: to lots eleven (III and twelve (12),  block twentj s( veil U7>, t ilj ef NeKon. H. C.  Notice k lieit'h} given that il is mj intention  nt the c\pnation of one month from the  publication heieof. to i^siie it duplicate of the  C'eililluitu of 'litle to the above lands. i-Mic<l to  fieorgc A. H. Hall, on Ihe 'JUh daj uf December,  ISiW, aud iiuiubei cd IXii K.  fi. Y. WOOTON,  Kegistiar 4��eileral...  Imiid Kegistr}- Oflicc, Yictona, BVC., ISUiPeW ;'  ruary, 1'JOO. _���::,; -.-.:::^ THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY MARCH 31-1900  JUST RECEIVED  A DIRECT IMPORTATION OF  Brushes  BATH   TOOTH   NAIL   HAIR  Baker Street, N'elson  W. F. Teetzel Sc Co.  ii  g  Now is the time to get a bargain iu 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 ClothiDg House  217 219 Baker Street  $>  ESTABLISHED  IN  Hi '-   Jjf For your  Iti  iti  .'at'j&'S'^'^'^"^'^^^'^'?*  ^0^0-0- 0^-0-0-0-0-0''��*>�������  ���_{  NELSON   IN  1890   ^  ���     ' *    Hi  ifi  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  Hi  iti  Hi  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  Hi  iti  iti  xti  HI  iti  Hi  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  Easter  Trade  No one feature about our line of  Spring Jewelry is of more im~  portance than the fact that we  can give you the best made.  ��� "Jfr<r  >&.,  By the best that is made, wc mean the highest ',n Quality and the latest in stjlo.  You aie absolutely suie of both when you buy of up. You will soon be buying jour  Spring and Kasjcr presents. Jf jou have bought from us before yon can be absolutely  sine that yon aio making the best bid with your money. It's worth something to be  euro, but we charge nothing c;Jra for this suictj-. On the contrary it costs you less for t  (he mi rely tii.it goes with our goods than the' honow thatiuaj wine fiom purchasing  fls'cw hcie. Perhaps you do not know how popular wc are with our customers. Try ua  when j On vv ant to mukc turc ot quality and good treatment.  JACOB DOVER, The Jeweler  Jewelry and Watch Repairing Guaranteed.  Mail orders receive careful and prompt attention.  ���*B-0-0:'0'-0-si70'0<0--jBi-0-0 ^���'SS?'Sg-1��-^-'**."*r"**,-,**-'~,-"~,  Ui  Hi  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  Hi  iti  Hi  iti  iti  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  Great  Clearing  Sale  ��� ���  $12,000   Stock   of  Dry   Goods  Selling at Wholesale Cost  We have decided to sell out our dry goods and  continue exclusively in clothing", boots, shoes and  gents' furnishings, and now offer all our dry goods  stock at wholesale prices. This includes all our  spring goods now in stock and in transit from the  cast.' It is the first time in the history of Nelson  that a stock of this size has been offered to the public at such a low rate, and all wanting bargains  should not fail to "see our prices. To the ladies of  Nelson we would say that this is a good opportunity  to get your spring and summer dress goods at a  bargain, '  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 oui' new Sailor Hats at 40 and 60 cents  ELLIOT BLOCK!  UAKKll STltKAT  A. FERLAND & CO.  CITY LOCAL NEWS  Another attempt "wnsniade yesterday to raise the 0. P. 11. scow  from tho bottom of the lake, but  without success. The chain was  not strong enough, and broke once  more. A locomotive was used in  the attempt to bring the scow to  the surface.  Ward Bros, report that real  estate in the Fairview addition is  moving well just now. Yesterday  the deeds for lots 21 and 22, block  17, to Frank McCue, and lots 8, 4  and 5, block 31, to Charles Jiskowiez  were received. Ward Bros, have  also recently sold a couple of dozen  of other lots, confirmation of the  sale of which is now being awaited  from the coast.  Judgment has been given by Mr.  justice Martin in the case of Thurston vs. Tattersall, wliich involves  certain commissions on the sale of  the Chapleau'mine. The judgment  awards plaintiff $3000 and costs,  the full amount of the claim.  AV. A. Macdonald returned from  Victoria last night. He appeared  for the defendants,in the matter of  Watson vs. Arlington Gold Minos,  Limited, au application for an injunction to restrain defendants  from operating the Arlington mine  until an investigation could be  made into the transfer of the property. The application came up at  Rossland originally, and the hearing was adjourned to Victoria,  where ib was dismissed with costs.  R J. Bradley & Company have  received a very large consignment  of wall papers and mouldings direct  from the manufacturers. The  goods are exceedingly attractive.  Jerry Robillard has a couple of  fine ore samples fiom a couple of  claims he owns on Crawford creek  ou exhibition in the Vancouver  Hardware Company's east window.  The ore carries good values in gold  and silver. 1  Paul Gi'iorbiehl has issued a writ  against T. Madden, claiming special  damages to the amount of $350, for  injuries sustained by his little  daughter, who met with an accident near the new Madden block a  couple of months ago. Negligence  on the part of defendant is alleged.  Taylor & Hannington are acting  for plaintiff.  Ten thousand clay pigeons were  received yesterday for tiie Nelson  Gun Club, thereby assuring an  abundant supply of birds for the  opening of the season today. At  2.30 o'clock this afternoon James  Lawrence, the club's patron, will*  pult the first trap at the club's  grounds on Stanley street below  the C. P. R. tracks, and a large  attendance of marksmen is desired.  The committee in charge of the  ranges comprises president Steele,  vice-president Armstrong and seere-  -tary Hunter.   In the small debts court yesterday before magistrate Crease, Bond  vs. Nelson Transfer Company, an  action on account, was dismissed as  against the transfer company, the  magistrate reserving his opinion as  to whether it was in his power to  add tho proper defendants, R. M.  Macdonald appeared for plaintiff  and J'. E. AVilson for defendants.  The case of Ii, IS. Bowden comes  up foi- final disposition before judge  Korin ou Tuesday.  At the police eouvt yesterday 1>,  A. Jlowc!I, a teamster, was fined $.*5  and costs for dumping ashes ou tho  JIall Mines road within the city  limits contrary to the'regulations  of the by-law.   x  Robert Robertson, manager of J.  Y. (iriHin Sc Company's business,  will arrive in Nelson tonight with  hih bride after a honeymoon trip to  the coast. Mr. and Mrs..Robertson  will reside on Josephine street.  At a meeting of the Nelson charity organization the secretary, T.  J. Sims, was instructed to thank  those citizens of Nelson who have  donated money, food or clothing in  aid of the fund for providing for  the wants of the many deserving  cases of sickness and distress which  have been brought under tlieir notice. Besides four needy families,  nine deserving cases of sick and  destitute men have beeu taken care  of, and, either provided with work  by tho city, when able to do any-  I thing,   or   sent   to   their   friends.  ' Tickets  for   groceries,  meat  and  bread have also been, distributed  and all the clothing and boots have  been used up. A vote of thanks  was also passed to mesdames Bellamy and Clarke for their valuable  and energetic assistance in collecting funds.  A. Macdonald. & Co. have commenced moving their stock from  the Vernon Street quarters to their  new warehouse on Front street.  Part of the staff will occupy the  new building ou Monday and by  the end of the week the entire business will be transferred.  The members of the Nelson minstrels are requested to meet at tho  Waverlcy Hotel on Sunday afternoon at 1 o'clock, .with white hats  and canes draped in black, to attend the funeral of tho late Harry  Gervan.  Tho   Nelson    members    of    the  Brotherhood of Railwaymen  were  photographed in the C. P. R. yards  with locomotive No. 584, "which  is  known as the' pride of the yard.  The   party    included    yardmaster  Clarence Ogilvie, driver N'fell Atkinson, firemen  AV. Arthur and  Bob  Roberts, night  foreman  AV. Good-  chap, -.switchmen  J.  Cameron,  AV.  Clary, Fred YAvbell, and AV. McGirr,  and  brakemen  J.  Kenny and W.  McKay.     The   big   mogul  switch  will soon be transferred across the  river, and the  yardmaster  worked  "the old mill," as they call her, into  the  photograph in order that the  boys might have a souvenir.  Peter Pattiste has transferred an  eighth interest in the Hercules,  Hiberuia aud St. Peter mineral  claims, located on Forty-nine creek,  to Michel Zattoni, the consideration  being $70.  The affairs of the Daideuclles  Mining Company are in process of  settlement, so that the goods and  chattels of the company will not  come under the hammer.  P. Burns and alderman AVilson  left Nelson yesterday for the  Boundary on business. When  there alderman AVilson will purchase a team for the health department of the city. '  The business houses that use gas  for illuminating are not in it with  those that have electric arc lamps.  E. Nelson Fell left last night on a  flying business trip to England.  He Avill return to Nelson iu six  weeks. Mrs. Fell accompanied her  husband to New York where she  will visit relatives during Mr. Fell's  trip across the Atlantic.  The steamer Angerona broke a  blade off her propeller at Balfour  yesterday and is temporarily laid  up for repairs. -  The Fisk .Jubilee Singers aro re-  gisteredjat the Queen's hotel.  The carters and expressmen held  a demonstration on Baker street  yesterday . afternoon as a protest  against being compelled to move  tlieir stand from AVard street to the  corner of Hall and Baker. All the  carters, about teu in number, paraded gravely up - and down the  street in a procession.  Rev. G. J. Coulter AVhite, M. A.,  the now pastor of the Baptist  church, will preach tomorrow morning on the topic: "Why Sent For?"  and. in the evening on "Christ's  Mission." The pastor will also be  present at all the usual services  during the forthcoming week.  Andrew Laidlaw, a prominent  Spokane mining man, was in the  eity yesterday en route from the  east, where he has formed several  strongcompanies-to-develop Brit~  ish Columbia properties. Among  the propositions Mr. Laidlaw is  ���working on is the smeller on the  Loder-pyrilie system, for Greenwood camp. He leaves this morning for Greenwood, from whence he  will ship several carloads of ore to  Leadville, Colorado, to be tested at  tho Loder-pyritic smelter in opera-  ESTABLISHED 1892  H.   BYERS   &  HARDWARE  CO.  ESTABLISHED 1892 -.  Garden, Mill, Steam and Suction  Hose.  Crucible   Cast   Steel   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  FUNERALS��THE VICTIMS  Of the Explosion.  The funerals of the victims of the  of the disaster at the Ontario Powder Company's works will take  place tomorrow afternoon at 2:30  o'clock from St. Paul's Presbyterian  church to the Union cemetery. The  The relatives of the deceased men  desired that the bodies should be  sent east for interment at their  homes, but finally consented, after  being apprised of the exact condition of affairs, to have the burials  take place here.  The officers and men of the Nelson company, Rocky Mountain  Rangers, will attend the funeral of  their deceased comrade, Harry Gervan, and fire three volleys over h's  grave. The casket will- be carried  to the cemetery on the maxim gun  carriage preceded by the firing  party and followed by the balance  of the company with swords and  arms reversed. Gervan was formerly a subaltern in an eastern  cavalry corps, the Princess Louise  Dragoon Guards, and the ceremony,  due an officer of the militia will be  paid to his remains. Rev. Robert  Frew will conduct a service at St.  Paul's church ou the conclusion of  which the cortege will move to the  cemetery headed by the Salvation  Army band.  The late "William AVay was a  member in good standing of the  Independent Order of Oddfellows,  and the local lodge of the fraternity  will take charge of the funeral and  conduct the order's burial service  at the grave. Nelson members are  requested to meet at the, lodge  room at 1:30'o'clock on Sundav.  Black  and Galvanized Sheet Iron  Soft Steel Plates  1-8, 3-16 and 1-4 x 72, 96 and 120  Agents���Truax Ore Cunt, tiiant Powder, and Metropolitan l''usc, etc.  H. BYERS & CO.  NKLSON  KASLO  SANDON  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  Mr \\i  iti 185   BAKER   STREET Hi  iff   Hi  \ty iti  iti   There are none so good \l/  Hi as (ti  HOTEL   ARRIVALS.  tion there.  At JUKI Grand Central.���J; P.  Forestell, Kaslo; A. A. Buchanan,  Ymir; il. T. Scott, Salmo; G. S.  Smith, A.' A, Gillian, Spokane; AV.  P. Heath, H. Taylor, Arnprior; J. E.  Euos, Spokane;* O. B. Aichibald,  ,Yimi\  > At the Queen's.-A. P. Gillies,  Lardeau; G. Miniiford, Nashville,  Tenn.; j. MeLeod, Steamer Hercules; John Purchbeck, Slocan City;  A. D. Smith, Procter; II. J. Caldwell, Fort Steele; G." R. AVeir, Moyie;  A. J. MacGibbon, Powder Point.  jAt the Phair.���H. M. Stevenson,  Ainsworth; F. P. Gutelius, Trail; IS.  Nelson ' Fell, Athabasca; Mi\ aud  Mrs. Harris, New Denver; G. A.  CampbeIlT Rossland.  At  tub Tremont.���II. Burgess,.  Grand Folks; D. H. Martin, Rossland; J. R. McPlierson, Moyie; R.  F.  Tarkington, Kimberley;   J.   Hunt,  Ed. AVhitiug, John Russell, city.  ���At tub Hcme.��� MrT dud MrsTMc--  Nabb,   Portland,   Oregon;     Henry  Harrison,  Revelstoke;   E.  C.  Wis-*  dom,   Moncton;   Mrs.   J.   MeLeod,  Sandon;   TV,  W. -Armstrong, Toronto; M. 'McBoan,  Phoenix;   James  T. Gates, city; E. E. Marner, Berlin,  Ont,; J, L. Drumlicllcr, Spokane.  Xti  Hi  iti  iti  Hi  Hi  iti  iti  Hi  iti  iti  iti  iti  Hi  Ferry's  Seeds  We carry a complete line of D. M. Ferry &  Company's Garden and  Flower Seeds  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON'S  The Leading-  Grocers ....  xti  iti  Hi  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  Are You Satisfied?  With the fea 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.  FANCY AXI) STAPLi: GROCERIES  BAKER STREET, NKLSON  if  im  3"._��=>.<  1^;  We have sold 75 per cent of all the  Portland Cement #  Fire Brick and |j  Fire Clay ��� m           Used in Kootenay.ij$  We aisVhandfe t M  Steel MimW Rails. W  BUSINESS  MENTION.  Fisk Jubilee Singers,"  A fairly well filled house greeted  tho Fisk Jubilee Singers on their  first uppoarance in Nelson at the  opera hou.se lust night, Tho performance is unique in Nelson, and  the way in -which tho famous semi-  sucred negro melodies were rendered should ensure the house being packed tonight. As usual their  part tinging was extremely good,  and the Msk Jubilee Singers quite  upheld the high reputation which  they have enjoyed for more than a  quarter of a century.  Not To Be Barred.  The head push of the Liberal  association want it to be understood  that the rank and file of the party  are the mainstay of the party, and  that every Liberal in Nelson, be he  lawyer, merchant,mechanic, laborer  or mine manager, will be expected  to be present at the Liberal meeting tonight.  Metal Quotations.  New York, March 30.���Copper,  firm, brokets' $17.25, exchange $1(1.-  75. Lead, quiet, brokers' $4,45, exchange $4.07Jr @ $4.72��.  Piano for sale; practically newt  Alliens llax SH, Nelson.  Niekerson���Watchmaker,   Baker  slieef, opposite Queen's hotel. Twenty-five yearn  0X1)01 ienco.  "When' your   watch   don't   keep  lime, see Nlckoivon, linker street. Satisfactory  uork or no cimwcn.  To Let���Six-roomed  house with  butli. Apply ulsucond Imndtitoro opposite post*  o/llce, '  Manager Macleod of the Hudson's  Buy Company liu"} received u iiuttfiitlccntbool  and ilioe djsuluy fiame, und, wiili the vimpleb of  thai department shown on thofnuno, this makes  a window worthy ot some of our cistern cities.  To Kent.���Comfortable furnished  lofini with u=e of h.itli. Carbonate streot few  door-, enst of Josephine street. Address It. A.  ]j.. Tribune office.  To   Let���Furnished    or    unfur:  nisJicd, cteht-rooin residence. Modern conveniences. Woikshop and woodshed. Corner of  Hoover Mid Falls streets. Apply E. P. W.,  Box 548.  For rent cheap to desirable parties, hotel .ind stoie at U ilfonr. Kor particulars  apply to It. S. Gallop, JCaslo, 11. C.  Wanted���Pupils, by  experienced  Belli Ionian toaohor for violin, viola, and mandolin,   Addi os-) liox O'JS, NeUon.  Hack   calls   left at the Bodega  Saloon.   Telephone 174.  Man going to Cape Nome has consigned all hi-, household furniture to Niekerson,  Baker street, opposite Queen's hotel. Call and  have a look. Blankets, sheets, table cloths, pillows, and ever} thing you want. Goods must be  sold at once.  With our groceries in your cup-  linanl ever} nieil will bo a joy. Kiikp.itrick &  "Wilson, the leading j,'i"cei��.  For Rent���About 50 acres of cultivable Sand; ,"> acre < cleared. Situate on Collijh-  bia& Kootenay railway, 17 miles west of Nolson.  Kuhy terms.   .Apply !<j J. P. IWanli.irt, Nelson.  W  %  i%a  Blacksmith's Goal, Sewer Pipe, Etc.  H. J. EVANS & CO.  NJSLSO&, B. C.  m  ?gj'  id  Something* Special In Jams  CROSSE & BLACKWELL'S  liiispbcrry, Stniwbosry, I'liun, Anriuot lllaek Curiiuil, and Hud Currant  in pint (,'lassc--, Ti cents. ���   Telephone Kit.  P. O. BOX 170.  HOUSTON m.OOlv.  Rlue Jlibbnn Tea Always on Hand.  Fresh Eggs Hecoived Daily  Head Office at  NELSON, B. 0.  olesaie and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Markets at Nelson, Rossland, Trail, Kaslo, Yinir, Sandons Silverton, New  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Midway, and Vancouver.  Mai! Orders Promptly Forwarded  That Light is Poor  GAS FITTING OUE SPECIALTY  PLUMBING OF ALL KINDS  Victoria Street, opposite Postoffice.  LET IIS PUT III CHS  STRACHAN BROS.  ���**Ar -.

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