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 UMLBnM*i&&4tV*ZltlKZt��*��Xi*LA^  DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE   DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION  BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH YEAR  NELSON:  THURSDAY MORNING, APRIL 2G 1900.  PRICE FIVE CENTS  ROBERTS' GIRDLE OF STEEL  not only to  to pen them  For this end,  A Critical Moment.  London, April 25.���Tho indecisive  actions and slow progress of  generals, Hart and Urn bant are relatively unimportant, when compared with the progress of general  French. It is now evident that  lord Roberts wishes  defeat the Boers, but  in, as at Paardeberg.  40,000 British troops are concentrating in tlio* southeastern part of  the Orange Free State and are op-  orating according to carefully devised plans, in which delay may be  as 'much due to strategy as to  necessity.  Tlic; success of this important  movement almost" entirely depends  on general French. If he can sweep  down from tho north with the rapidity of execution which ho displayed at Kimberley and Paardeberg, ho will eifecfc the same swift,  sudden transformation which followed the cavalry evolutions two  months ago. According to the last  accounts he was pushing on successfully. Every day the Boers remain  nt Wepener improves general  French's chance of success.  To put a girdle round the twenty-  five thousand Boers estimated to be  in the southeastern part of the  Orange Free State, lord Roberts has  evidently taken large chances. The  British critics differ regarding the  result, some declaring that it is al-  1 eady impossible for the Boers to  escape from the not. There is a  general impression that the advance  upon Pretoria will be taken up without any recou centra tion at Bloemfontein. With more than half the  British army stretched in echelon  across the Orange Free State such  a change in directions would indefinitely delay the accomplishment of  Roberts' objective move. News  received today has little bearing  upon the question of the hour.  V ����� Vancouver Conservative Ticket.  Vancouver, April 2o.���[Special  to The Tribune.]���-Charles Wilson,  mayor Garden, O. E. Tisdall and  alderman W. SS. Woods were nominated tonight at the Liberal- Conservative lino convention for Vancouver city. Wilson, as leader of  the party, was elected unanimously  and on the iirst'ballot mayor Garden received 00 votes, Tisdall 02,  captain Tatlow -10, J. H. Young 27,  alderman Wood 24, G. I. B. Perry  12 and major Bennett _>S. Tatlow  declined on the ground that should  ho accept, the wliole ticket- would  be from the west end. On second  ballot Wood iceeived 39, being  majority of two over  Perry.    Boy  liament was presented in the house  today. It sets forth that the population last fall was 22,000, nearly  all of whom were over 21 years of  ago. The revenue of the territory  is over $2,000,000 it says, and representation is essential to prevent  misunderstandings and improvident  legislation, as tho mining industry  is permanent and the population  will increase. Yukon would be entitled to from two to twelve members, but would be satisfied with  two. They ask that the right to  elect members be given during the  present session of parliament.  DISPATCH FROM  ROBERTS  m.���  Young  a  and  r  Orator  Non-Oonimittal. ,  Vancouver, April 25���[Special  fo The Tribune].���W. W, B. Mclnues, M. P., who arrived , today  from Ottawa, failed to elucidate the  feeling of doubt as to whatliis next  action will be. He said he thought  .premier Martin's�����>alicy, acceding  to his published platform, was a  good one. He thought he .should  <arry the country on it. He refused to state definitely whether he  would resign to support Martin or  not. He then branched off iuto the  .Japanese immigration-question, and  thought that the, province should  lake some action to preserve labor  interests if the Dominion would not  tlo anything iu the matter.  After the Eambler-Cariboo.  KAsr.0, April 2.1���[Special to The  Tribune].���It is reported that big  capitalists are figuring on buying a  controlling interest in the Rambler-  Cariboo, Within the past few days  ���several mining experts have examined the property. At the miue itself tliey have stopped sorting ore  until the deal goes through. The  principal owners of the mine are  L'ooley of Colfax, Washington, and  banking interests there; J. B. McArthur of Rossland and Maclean  .Brothers of Palouse.  Dewetsdorp Evacuated.  London, April 25.���4:37 p  The war office has received the following dispatch from Lord Roberts:  "BrjOEMFONTEiN, April 25.���Pole-  Carcw's division reached Roodekop  yesterday without casualties.     Its  advance   was  covered by  cavalry  and   hoisc artillery,  which   drove  back the enemy with  heavy loss,  their dead beiug left on the ground.  The mounted troops halted for the  night  at Grootfouteiu and at 7:30  this   morning   were    crossing   the  Modder  liver at  Valsbank, iu  accordance with  my instructions  to  French to endeavor to place himself astride  the   enemy's   lines  of  retreat.    French's arrival near the  Modder  river  evidently,  however,  alarmed     the     Boers,   for     they  evacuated   their    strong   position  near Dewetsdorp during the night  aud it Avas occupied by Chermside's  division this morning.  "The mounted infantry under  Ian Hamilton drove the enemy off  the kopjes in the neighborhood of  tho waterworks without casualties  to our -side.  "The Highland brigade marched  24 miles yesterday to support  general Hamilton, and halted for  the night at Klip kraal, four miles  from Sanaa's post.  "Biahant aud Hart are still a  few miles short of Wepener, and  the numbers of the enemy appear  to have been somewhat increased  during the last few days. But it is,  not likely that there will be much  trouble in the neighborhood of  Wepener, once Dewetsdorp is occupied by our troops.  "I inspected the 'City Imperial  Volunteers battalion on their arrival at Bloemfontein yesterday.  They are in fine form and look  vei y workmanlike. I also inspected  the first company of the Imperial  Yeomanry, which have arrived  here. The men turned out smart,  and their horses are in admirable  condition."  Slocan Business Men's Candidate.  Kaslo, April 25.���[Special to The  Tribune.]���Business men from Kaslo, Sandon and Slocan lake points  met in an informal convention at  Sandon today to talk over the  bringing out of a business men's  candidate for the legislature,  Keen will probably receive  support.  John  their  Yukon Wants Eepresentation.  Ottawa,   April   25���[Special  to  The Tribune].���A petition received  l>y the governor-general from Brio-  jhh citizens in the Yukon territory,  itsking for representation in parlia-  Dynamite Explosion.  Pittsuukg, April 25.���One man,  name unknown, was blown to atoms,  two meu received fatal injuries and  eight men and a girl were badly injured by an explosion of dynamite  at Laiimer, Pennsylvania,last night.  The_ seriousl y_ in j tired are John  Nicholick, aged 50, injured fatally;  George Stonewick, aged 21, John  Johns, aged 27, John Stonewick,  aged IS. The disaster occurred in  a large frame house, which was  wrecked, nothing remaining but the  back wall and a portion' of a side  wall. It is thought the dynamite,  which had been stored in the house  by miners, was ignited by tho explosion of a lamp.  ���   Sioux Indians' Complaints.  Fort Yates, North Dakota, April  25.���Then1 is great uneasiness and  bitterness of feeling among Sioux  Indians here over the policy of the  Indian bureau. They claim that  suddenly aud without explanation  their rations have been cut in half  and that money from the" sale of  hides and the annual interest money  has not been paid. They hold this  to be directly iu violation of the  treaty. Letters are being received  by the Sioux here from the Pine  Ridge Sioux urging, that if peaceable means fail to secure their  treaty rights, their rights must be  gained by urgent demands of force.  Fight at Nueva Caceras.  Manila, April 25.���Officers who  have arrived here from Nueva  Caceras, province of South Camar-  iua, bring details of a fight on  April 10th, in which eighty Filipino's were killed. The American  outposts reported 300 natives  assembled three miles from town,  and general Bell sent three detachments of the 45th regiment with  two Maxims, who nearly surrounded  them, the majority of whom were  armed with bolas.  KAFFIRS  FOUGHT BRAVELY  Unreliable Lady Journalist.  London, April   25.���The arrival  of  Mafeking   dispatches   has   reduced   the interest   aud   anxiety  in  regard to the fate of   its defenders.   Lady Sarah Wilson's account of the slaughter of 33  natives who went out from Mafeking  .last. Friday to recover some cattle  which had been looted by the Boers  and who, while they were sleeping,.  were surrounded *by the burghers  and shot without quarter,  apparently   harshly misrepresented  the  action of the  Boers.     A  dispatch  received by the Associated Press  from Mafeking says the natives  in  question were unauthorized raiders,,  and that, instead  of being "ruthlessly   slaughtered by   the   Boers  while     asleep,    they    beat    back  fiie    burghers,    who     were     obliged     to      get      reinforcements  of Maxims and Nordenfeldts.   The  dispatch   adds:    "There    was    no  question of surrender.   The leader  of the natives rallied his men to  the last, and the fight progressed  from the rising to the setting of the  sun.    Until their ammunition was  finished   the   natives   fought,  and  then the Boers  killed all but one,  who. hiding in the reeds, escaped."  BOERS ARE IN FULL RETREAT  Moving Northeastwards.  London, April 25.���The war office  has issued the following from lord  Roberts, dated Bloemfontein, April  25th: "The enemy retired from in  front of Wepener last night, and  this morning are moving northeastwards along the Ladybrand road.  Their number was between 4000  and 5000.  /  Three Successive Victories.  London, April 26.-���The Times'  has tho following from a special  correspondent, dated ��� Mafeking,  Basutoland,1 April 25th: "I rode  from Janimersburg, skirting Wepener, and I met general Brabant's  advance guard four miles south of  Wepener. They report three successful fights on Saturday, Sunday  and Tuesday, with ' twenty-two  casualties. The siege was raised,  and 5000 of the enemy are going  along the Ladybrand road within  our sight and unpursued. Colonel  Dalgety's casualties ai e 33 . killed  and 132 wounded," '  necessary to.give them a lesson and  to ascertain their strength. On  Monday night colonel Paget placed  several guns on the river bank,  under coyer of the darkness, within  a thousand yards of the Boer  trenches across the:-river. The  horses and carriages'.,;were withdrawn beyontlifango. ;At daybreak  the British opened a "heavy bombardment with shrapueland lyddite.  The Boers were taken completely by  surprise, but they replied with five  guns, including a forty pounder,  and a rifle fire was opened at the  same time. The diiel continued  many hours, tho Boers finally evacuating the position with great loss.  There were ho casualties on the  British side. During the eveuiug  the guns wero safely withdrawn.  The sniping today showed that the  Boer laager had been removed far  back to the eastward.  Britain in no Hurry.  London,     April     25.���Inquiries  made at the British foreign  office  confirm the despatch from Constantinople to the Associated Press saying that in view of  the steps taken  by the United States regarding the  claims arising out of the Armenian  massacre, the   embassies of Great  Britain, Germany, France, Austria  and  Italy  have; asked their  governments to instruct  them as to  their similar, claims.    It, is  learned  .that tho British   government has  hot yet answered the ambassador's  requestforinstructions, and contemplates no individual 'action:   While  theattitude of her majesty's government is one of regret that the British claims have? come to this stage,  it will co-operate in any plan decided upon by "the other powers.  It  is not believed 'at the  British foreign office, however, that joint action will take the form . of an ultimatum in anything except  the renewal  of   useless protestations to  the Turkish   government.    Should  the continental powers agree on insisting that they be treated on the  same basis as the United States,  they will only havo  a  lukewarm  follower in  Great Britain, as lord  Salisbury desires .no further .troubles of war at present. "" '"*  Last Day in Ireland.  Dublin, April 25.���The queen  spent her last day in Ireland very  quietly. Though she drove out  this afternoon, she did not visit any  institutions. Her majesty will  kave the vice-regal lodge at noon  tomorrow, and after the short train  journey to Kingstown, will embark  on board the royal yacht, and, escorted by the Channel fleet, will  sail for England an hour later. It  is expected.that the_qucen_will ar_-_  rive at Windsor on Friday morning.  Nichol Libel Suit.  Victoria, April 25.���The second  trial of the charge of libel preferred  by Messrs Turner and Pooley  against editor Nichol of the Province resulted today in another  disagreement. Tho jury were out  nearly seven hours and wero then  discharged on the foreman's announcement that there was no prospect of a veadict.  List of Casualties.  London, April 23.���The war office  has issued lord Roberts' list of casualties prior to the occupation of  Dewetsdorp, showing that captain  Denny of the Thirteenth Hussars  was killed, and that a captain, two  lieutenants' and 22 meu were  wounded. Captain Prethers, who  was wounded at Karrefontein, is  dead. -  Scoundrel Punished.  Bloemfontein, April 25.���Rieh-  ter's farm near Leeuw Kop, from  which while a white flag was flying,  the Canadians were fired upou, has  been burned for a punishment.  Ritchter is a prisoner.  Boers Re-Occupy Boshof.  London, April 20.���A special dispatch from Pretoria, dated Tuesday,  says the Boers have reoeeupied  Boshof, the British retiring.  British Success at Warrenton.  Waukenton, Wednesday night,  J April 25.���The Boers having become  emboldened, shelled the village and  the British trenches aud it became  ,      'Clarke Will Resign.  New York, April 25.���The Herald says: William A. Clark of  Montana will resign his seat in the  United States senate. The communication by which he will make  known to the senate his intentions  has already been prepared. It may  be presented this afternoon. It  may be held -until later iu the  session, but it will be handed in before the senate has acted -upon the  report of the committee on privileges and elections, declaring that  he was not duly and legally elected.  Senator Clark will carry his resignation with him when he goes to  the capitol today. It is known that  senator Clark lias come to the conclusion that the most dignified  course for him to pursue is to withdraw gracefully and to go before  the people of his state with a request that they give him a vote of  confidence aud again send him to-  Washington.   ' ___^_^___  '   Klondike .Clean-Up.  Seattle, April 25.���Arthur ,P.  Curtis and two partners have just  arrived at'Victoria from Dawson,  which point they left April 8th.  They say water is running in all  the creekb and will, owing to last  winter's light snowfall, be exhausted before the season's clean-up is  commenced. Sulphur, Hunker mid  Dominion crocks arc the new  fortune holders this year, while  Bonanza and El Dorado are as productive as ever; the dumps on (10)  Cook ���& Co. and 17 being  the {largest on record. From  Skagway comes the Now��  that Armour & Company arc  establishing immense storage warehouses there and aim to-secure control of the not then meat teadc.  BOER STORY OF THE BATTLE  Ridiculously Small Loss.  Dewetsdorp, Sunday, April 21.���  When general Dewet's scouts announced on Thursday that general  Kelly-Kenny's and Ruudle'scolumns  wero advancing on Dewetsdorp he-  ordered "up saddle" and moved with  the Fricksburg command and generals Cronje, Olivier and Wessels to  intercept them. This was done on  Friday morning, while the British  occupied the grass hills at Taljard's  farm and Dewetsdorp, those immediately south of Dewetsdorp  fighting the British. Cronje delayed  occupying an important hill, while  the British took at noon the. same  position. At 9 o'clock yesterday  guns were heard briskly.  The British had made trenches  and had thrown up schauzes. At  11' o'clock the Free State cannon  and maxim guns opened fire, and  the former constantly dropped  shells into the British camp. Darkness stopped the fight until 11  o'clock, when the Bethlehem men  on the extreme light heard some  British in the immediate vicinity  and fired. Their commander  stopped out into the darkness and  discovered a wounded man aud fifteen British, who declared they had  lost their way while searching for  water. At daybreak.thirteen more  British strayed into camp.  I n the morning tho British started  an outflanking movement, sending  a large body of horse to the hills  south of Dewetsdorp.  General Dewet immediately dispatched general Wessels with three  cannon to head off the British, and  the latter, having no cannon, were  forced to retire. At the main position a constant cannonade was  maintained, but there was little  rifle fire.  The British camp was observed  at sunset to be packing up and was  removed behind the hill. The troops  in tho schanzes firing volley after  volley ^to. distract attention, from  their camp; -which" was * 'seriously  damaged by the shells of the Free  State guns. ��� '       .  1 The prisoners declared the British numbered 25s000 men. - ���  Lieutenant Losberg of the artillery was shot through the head  and arms and legs, bub continued  at the guns, and field cornet Engle-  boch was killed while standing and  giving oi dors. The loss during the  two days was three killed and  twelve wounded. The British loss  is unknown. General Kelly-Kenny)  it is expected, will wait for reinforcements.  day's session was devoted to a discussion of the year's work with a  view to ascertaining what progress  had been made. Last night Rev.  Mr. Calvert of Trail preached the  annual district sermon to a large  congregation. Today's session will  be of a general business nature at  which lay delegates and the public  will be present. One of the leading  items ou today's program will be  the discussion as to the advisability  of extending the work of the church  by the establishment of missions at  points where Methodism is not now  represented.  CITY   LOCAL   NEWS.  Frederick Pollard was brought to  Nelson yesterday by constable Forrester of Itobson. Polhird is mentally so weak that lie is practically an idiot. Ifcwas brought before magistrate Crease who ordered that he bo examined  by physicians. As a result Pollard was committed to the asylum and left for New West-  m nstei last night in charge of constable For-  i ester.  The first official meeting  of the  dnectorsof thoiecontly incorporated Kootonay  Cigar Manufacturing Company, Limited, t.ikcs  place next week. One of tho matters for discussion is an appropriation of $7000 for the erection of a commodious �� aichou.se on a convenient  site.    '  At  the mining  yesterday certificates of  recorder's oflice  improvements   were  granted to the London & Kossland 13. C, Limited,  In respect tn the Piccadilly, Eclipse. A. L Fraction, Tom Thumb ani Candidate mineral claims.  H. A. Jackson, general passenger  and freight agent of the Spokane Kails & Northern road, and R. L. Ford of tho Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul road, were in tho city jestor-  daj on business.  G. P. Gutelius, district C. P. R.  engineer, has leased a residence on Vernon street  and will move his family from Trail to Nelson in  llie immediate future  A. H. Fischer, C. P. R. operator at  Robson, has tcsigned his post and \\ dlgo to Cape  Nome.  At the meeting of the bricklayers  and masons union on Tuesday evening the organ-  i/.atioi] decided to afiiliatc w ith the local Trades  and Labor Council. William Sh.ickleton, O Kit/.-  patnek and J. W. Etcher were appointed as tlio  union's delegates to the Council.  The   executive   of   the    public  library desne to announce that the following  books have been added to the library: No. ,5  John stieet, The Scailct Woman, More Cougars,  Jf.uy Paget, Resurrection, Janice Meredith,  From Cape Town to Ladysmith, and Joan of the  Sword Hand.  The annual report of the Nelson  Methodist church to ho presented to tho district  meeting shows a gratifying condition of affairs in  reg.iid to the jcar'h piogress. Tlio m��niberslup  of the N'elbon church has increased from US to 127  despite o\ er.*(0 lenewa!*. rccoided by the pa��tor*  The finances of the church arc well in hand and  the chinch close-, its accounts with a balance on  the i ight side. The Sunday school is nourishing,  an increase in enrollment from SI to It-i being1  shown by tlio-books. -During thp jcar the I-idies'  Aid society r.iiscd ��820, and the Up worth League  Archbishop's Opinion.  Cape Town. April 25. ��� The  Anglican archbishop here has written a letter to sir Alfred Milner,  governor of Cape Colony and British high commissioner of South  Africa, in which he expresses conviction, in the absence of an officiiil  statement by the church of England, that enduring peace cannot lie  secured while tho South African  republics retain their independence.  Town Wiped Out.  St. LotTi!->, April 25.���A special to  the Globe-Democrat from .San Antonio, Texas, says: Panuca, Mexico,  one of the most important trading  towns on the cast coast of Mexico,  has been entirely destroyed by lire.  The loss will aggregate $2,225,000.  Proposed Salvage Corps.  The suggestion to form a salvage  corps-in connection with the local  fire department seems likely to go  through. Alderman Irvine, who  originated the idea, has already  communicated with the Underwriters' Association to ascertain  what encouragement the insurance  moii w_ill_ give_ the movement. On  receipt ol a reply he will call a  meeting in tho fireball, at which  the proposition will be discussed  and organization proceeded with if  deemed advisable. A salvage corps-  outfit is not particularly expensive.  It includes it hand draught wagon,  a number of tarpaulin sheets to  protect immovable goods from  water and a, dozen hampers and  backs to carry out goods. The  corps alno acts a-- n guard over  good<; which might be .stolen during  the excitement of a fire if left un-  .gimrded,      _     -   What Martin Saul at Ymir.  VvilH, Apiil'JHIi. im  * To tin* IMilorof The Tiibmip* I see fiom \oni*  rdilritl.il in this morning'*-- issue that you lime  hern uiiniiifoi'uitNl rirf lo the ���.hitei.iciil of priOnmr  .M.iitin in his .iiMur-1* to lhe elector-, of Ymir.  His siaU'inuil *>v.i->: "Tlint in tins event of Mr.  Mat tin's go\ eminent being elected, Mini Mr.  Houston going \o Victoria in an independent,  would be of no moie senico to lntn than .1. Hod-  01�� k Uol.uilsun, .is lie eonld not lecogni/o an}  poison who would not siippoU both iliepUtfi'im  and the go*.cinnu.nl ' In the interest of fnu  liU\ kimlb coircx-t this statement .ind oblige  ANKHBW HCRGKSs.  [It can be stated on the authority of Mr. Houston, that he is opposed to premier Martin's government now, and that he would bo  opposed to Mr. Martin as leader of  either a party or a government in  the future. ���Editor Tkim'nk.]  Methodist District Meeting.  The annual district meeting of  the Methodist church opened here  yesterday, all the clergymen of the  district with the exception of Mr.  Morton of Rosslaiid, who was delayed until last night through nines*-*,  being present. Rev. J. A. Wood of  Kaslo, chairman of the district, presided, and llev. James Uick.s of  Ymir ofiiciated as deik.    Yester- j  enjojs cont.lined ])i*o_jpoi*it.v. Rev. John Robson s  jjcisonal rcpoit states that dining the yenr ho  funti/ert 2(. childicn, solemiiuedS.. uiariidge!, aiid  officiated at 11 funerals.  The   performance   at  the  opera  house tonight of Pinafoie by local talent is sure  to bo a succo-s. Nearly o\ ery seat has. already  been sold, and a huge number of tho scats for  Saturday night;.is well. On Fnday afternoon a  matinee will be given, ni.d tho price of admission  Inn been lcd.iced to .TO cents for adults and 2.3  tents for children. This is done in order that  .ill the children in Nelson can witncbs the performance,  The police have been instructed  to arrest all parties who run bicycle r.icc=i on ihc  piincipal sH-ecLs- The practice is<l.uigeious,.uui  must be stopped.  John    A.    Turner,    government  ajjent, returned to the city List night from his  trip to the old country.  A pleasant social dance took place  at Fraternity halllast night under the .uisp.ccs  of the Oddfellows.  The   contractors   for   the   block  paving on Weslnmistei <-u enue, Vancouver, have  been ordered to complete the work with imported  cement and not to uso llie cement ni.idd by tho  II ('. Portland Cement Company of Vancouver,  tho .tppaiont reason being that tho concrete  which was laid hist fall Ji_n not <.c( jot. 'Ihis  cement is handled in Nelson by II. .1. R% ans & Co.  Wants Lane Opened.  --To the Editor-of���The Tribune-  Would you kindly give me space  in your valuable columns to ask  our city fathers why the lane in  block M. between Victoria and Silica streets, has been made impassable for teams. There is neither  ingress nor egress at either end of  the lane. It is impossible to get  wood delivered or garbage taken  away. What arc avc to do? Respectfully, K. J. Curran.  Nelson, April 2.1th.  CAN FRENCH CATCH THEM?  A Difficult Country,  London, April 20.���5 a.m.���Tho  Boers have everywhere retired at  the first pressure of the British advance, and the hope that general  Bundle would be able to induce  them to remain at Dewetsdorp until they had been forced to fight or  surrender has been "disappointed.  No attempt was made to pursue  the commandoes retiriugfrom Wepener, and everything  now depends"  upon the progress of general French's '  cavalry brigade, but they are enter--  ing a'very'difficult, hilly and practically    unknown    country.     The  cavalry have already had a long-  march over heavy and sandy roads,  and  nothing   is  known  regarding .  the condition of the horses.   Iu any,  case it is now a  race  between  the  federals and the forces  of general  French and general Hamilton.  The slowness of the recent movements of the British  infantry aud  previous experience of the ability"  of the Boers to move rapidly with  guns and  baggage over their own  country lead to  a belief  that lord  Roberts' enveloping operations will  have to be repeated further north. __  At the most  he  will perhaps cap- ~  ture some Boer guns and baggage '  and   harrass   the   retreating   burghers.  Considerable results have been  attained in the relief of Wepener  and in the clearing of the south- .,  eastern portion of the Free State of  the Boers, but tho Boer army,  whatever its strength, has still to  be dealt wibh.  Besides the casualties among tho  men, the Boer bombardment of  colouel Dalgety's position wrought  great havoc among the cattle j and  horses. The garrison could have  held out for another fortnight, but ��  it is iu no condition to render much  assistance in pursuing the Boers. *  There is little news from  other  quarters.  The'inhabitants of Mafeking aro> "  ou a daily ration  of   two  pints of,  soup and two quarts of tidily.  Ball Player Starving, '  . Rochestkr, New York, April 25.  ��� Pat Hoe}', a former well known  base ball player and his wife Kllen  Hooy were found homeless and  nearly .starved to death in a hovel  on the bank of the canal lust night  aud sent to the station iu a patrol  wagon. Hoey played with the  Rochester team about thirty years  ago and later with the Washington  team of the National association.  He is about 00 years of age,  Churchill a Candidate Again.  London, April 25.���A movement  is on foot among Manchester Conservatives to have Winston Spencer Churchill, war correspondent,  nominated for parliament to succeed the new duke of Argyle, who  now takes his scat in the house of  lords.   Presentation to Dewey.  Wa.smn��ton, April 25.���Admiral  Dewey received a delegation at  Beauvoir, his country house today,  which represented .10,000 children  iu tho northwest aud presented to  him, ao a token of the regard of the  donors, a beautiful gold watch.  THE BOERS' LAST EFFORT  Repelled by Dalgety.  "Masicki;, Basutoland, Apiil 2L-���  On the breaking up of the bivouac  this morning', general Brabant discovered that the Boers, who fell  back towards "Wepener yesterday, '  had advanced during the night several miles nearer to Straiuss' farm,  which is a favorable position "for  icsistancc.  Colonel Dalgety's garrison was  severely attacked with six guns  this morning, probably with a view  of preventing him from assisting  the relief column. It seemed yesterday that Dalgety had practically been relieved, but the offensive attitude assumed by the Boers  _this_morning shows-this-idea to  have been erroneous.  General Hart is now a few miles  behind general Brabant's division, l  which is waiting for the former to  come up.  Thirteen British wounded were  removed to Mafeking at midnight  and placed in the English church. -  Cape Ministry May Collapse.  C'aI'K Town, April 20,���There are  persistent rumors in circulation  hero of di.isention iu the Cape cabinet. It is said that W.V. Schreiner,  the premier, and S. 11, Soloman, attorney-general, favor tlio nnuexa- .  tion of the Transvaal and the Free  State, that J. W. Sutler, commissioner of public works and Dr. T. 10.  Water, minister without portfolio,  advocated the independence of the  republics and that J, Morrinian,  treasurer, is neutral. J. Rose limes,  former leader of the opposition iu  the assembly, is frequently mentioned in connection with the formation of a coalition" ministry.-  Behind the Times.  Paws, April 20.- 5:35 a.m.���A  dispatch from Pretoria says that  general Dewet has Brabant's Horse  isolated and ha-- repufced two afr-  tempth to relieve it, captuiing fifty  Britishers. ^__  General Brabant Did It.  G.u'n Town, Thursday, April 20.  - Tiie relief of colonel Dalgety was  accomplished by  general  Brabant.  Wepener is Relieved.  IiOnpon, April 25.���It is officially  announced that Wopeiter has been  relieyed. THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON B. C THURSDAY,  APRIL 20 1900  =_�����  I?'  I -}'  K    *  Igg;  I  ji  It  NEW DRY GOODS STORE  KERR & CO.  We are doing big business in Ladies' Ready-mado Garments, because wo keep the assortment and our prices suit everybody. Ladies'  "Wrappers at $1 to $1, Ladies'Ready-made Suits at $13 to $25, Ladies'  Ready-made Skirts at $2 to $S.50, Ladies' Crash Linen Skirts at $1.25  to $4, Ladies' White Pique Skirts at $1.50 to $0.50, Ladies' Underskirts  in colors at $1 to $S.50, Ladies' White Underskirts at $1.50 to $4. Ladies'  Blouses at $1 to $.'5.50. The newest and best values are here for you in  Dress Goods and Silks.    Millinery the most up-to-date in the city.  Motto:    Good Goods, Cash aud One Price.  P. S.    Standard Patterns in stock.  MADDEN BLOCK,  BAKER STREET.  KERR & CO  MENS  CHILDRENS  BOYS  i;  Tailor-Made Clothing  Clothing, Overalls   and   Furnishings.    Every   article   of the finest  quality produced by the best manufacturers.  New  Patterns and Colorings,  Latest Styles, Up-to-date  in every respect.  A   complete   variety   of  Serges, Worsted, Cheviots, Tweeds  which  to  make a selection.  Prices to suit any and  every purse.  from  BROWN    &    CO.   Hall Block, 296 Baker St.  Headquarters for Portland Cement, Fire Bricks,  Fire Clay, American Cumberland Coal [Blacksmiths]  B. P. RITHET & CO., Ltd., Victoria  Spcci.U quotations given for carload lots  A. 11. GRAY, P. O. Box 521, Nelson, B. C.  Kootcn.iy Agent  ���<A.$  m  .<^.<=*.(=>.<=>>.S=*,._=-'|-='*  m<  m  V(  I *r -  W  i *.*>d  m  m  Is'  %  Roberts'  Army is discarding the Khaki Suits for  something more seasonable for the Fall.  Why don't you follow suit and place your  order for one of our stylish spring or summer suits. We have all the latest patterns  in Spring and Summer Suitings to fit you  out.   Don't order before you call and see  H. M. VINCENT  L ���*      -c T -i  Merchant Tailor  ��4  m  m  #  Napoleon once applied for permission to enter the British navy,  says the London Globe. Such, however, according to the Naval and  Military Record, is the fact, and Mr.  Goschen has recently discovered in  the archives of the admiralty,  the original letter in which the  request is made by Bonaparte,  then a student at Brienne. He  was, as everyone knows, then preparing for a military career, but  the school inspectors reported that  he would make au excellent naval  oflieer, and sir William Fraser relates that his application to the  British admiralty was due to the  influence of his fellow student,  Lawley, afterward lord Wenlock.  Our contemporary adds: "Bonaparte,   when   sending    the   letter,  expressed  his belief that  the  application would not be successful,  because, though not religious-himself, he came of a fanatically Roman  Catholic family, and  at that  time  Roman Catholics were not welcome  on British warships.     As   we all  know,   Bonaparte   proved   a   true  prophet.   Singularly enough, it was  only chance which, at a later date,  ]:>revented  him  from entering the  British  army.    Paoli, the Corsicau  'patriot,' strongly urged him  to do  so.    Paoli at the time had some influence in  British  military  circles  and would have procured Napoleon  a commission. The latter considered  the   offer  seriously   and  then declined it  on  the  ground  that the  French revolution offered brilliant  opportunities  for   a  young  officer  just   starting   his   career.     So  he  placed his sword at the disposal of  his adopted country."  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY.  '.   . 0^J- 0* . 0*..00.. 00 .00 . 0*_.0^ ��� <��_!*_ fS!'^* "d? '**f * f? '**!' )0f'��� 1__3!__! IiiS** * m?^ *-__!__&_____________ lam--.* ii_i_____ *���__&* ���if''* ���_____���** ���m^ImS* m!**-* ^*>* ^^ '^-9>*'^  fjjf.'*< ***, ' ^ ���^ *>***K ������*���__*,->*������������* ���^���^���^���^ ���"���*������__��. ���'���������������*,��� "^ ������**������__��, ���'������^���'���^. ' 00'00. ^0' 00' 00- 00' 00' 00' 00- 00' 00' 00' 001. 00. fi*' 00*^0^  w  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  36   Baker  Street  ffl  BAKER  STREET  V'^'fZ).(z3'e2'l=2't  ^^"  ����=�������=*���  .NELSON  g^^g^g^^  :@:l  M  INCORPORATED 1670.  Our. Leaders  io. Ladles9 ,-  _/* ,  Kid Gloves  Our skirts are above the ordinary kinds'. They have  been made to our order and possess a superiority of style,  workmanship and finish not usually found in ready-made  skirts.    That's why so- many ladies buy skirts from us.  White Pique Skirts, $1.25, $��,.50, $1.75, $2, $2.50, $3,  $3��75> anc^ $4-,    See our $3 Skirt  Linen Crash Skirts, $1.25, $1.75, $2.25, $3, $3.50 $4.25,  and $5.    Our leader at $4.  White and Fancy Duck Skirts, $1.50, $2, and $3. See  theni.   Come to see or buy. Makes no difference with us, you  are welcome in either case.  h  Garry at.  at I  at $1.7  lo2J  f(\artii) O'Reilly 9 Qo.  Houston Block,  Baker Strde-1,  Nelson.  Pit km i isn  Martin   would  center  all tho business of tho province at  "Vancouver, the town   in  which he  has his law office.    He would build  a railway with the people's money  that would divert all trade from  Kootenay to the Coast.    He would  have uo rivals either in commerce  or politics.     Vancouver must   be  the   commercial   center,    and.    all  political power must be centred in  Joseph Martin of Vancouver.   The  people of   Kootenay  havc aspirations, both politically and commercially, and they will see to it that  no candidate that supports Joseph  Martin will be elected to the legis-  . lativo assembly from  either one of  the sis  ridings of East and West  Kootenay.   Tim Rossland Record aud other  class organs are persistently circulating the report that the members  of the miners* unions in British  Columbia   have   received   iastruc- i  tions   from   Butte,  Montana,   that  they mu.st support Joseph Martin in  his efforts to retain  power in this  province,       .No   person" in  Butte,  Montana,   has   any    authority   to  issue political orders toBritis-h subjects resident in British Columbia.  The members of the miners' unions  in British. Columbia are just as free  to exercise all tlieir political rights  and privileges as are the members  of other  non-political societies  or  organizations.   AU such reports are  for the purpose of discrediting the  miners' unions, and it is safe to say  that  the   newspapers    circulating  them   know   that  they  are false.  The Record  is  the personal  organ  of Charles H. Mackintosh, a mining  company promoter, who is  seeking  election   to   the   legislature   from  Rossland riding, a riding whose voting strength is largely made up of  members of labor uuions.  Cannot be.beaten  The best values that 'money can  buy.  Hudson's Bay Stores  TELEPHONE 13  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  rTsherwood  ��� BEAL ESTATE  INSURANCE AND  GENERAL AGENT  -First door west  of Bank of British  Columbia building.  Baker Street  GENERAL BROKER  I doors west of Domiiiion Express office.  P. O. Box 523.   Phones: Olflcc 117, Houso 152  VOll KKN'T  Three, Four and Sc\en-Koomed House-*.  FOR SALK  Houses and Lot", in nil iwls of the cily.  jJIonoj to lo.in on iinpioMjd real e-t.itc.  Ca1!  and  get terms if  you intend to buy or  build.  GENERAL BROKER  Napoleon and the British.  There arc, we fancy,  very few  people wJio know that the great  Three dwelling house*, for '.ale on easy terms.  One lot on Stanley .street, opposito Royal  hotel, for sale at a bargain.  One seven-roomed house and one three-room  house for rent. ~-~- _.���-������,  See AMNABl*E  iti  iti .  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  ^  Annual Spring Sale House Furnishings, Carpets, Oilcloths,  Linoleums, Window Shades, Lace Curtains, Portieres, Poles  Now is the time for Spring- House Cleaning and replenishing new for old.  We will offer special reduction in this department for the ncj\t ten days.  xti  Xti  Xti  Tapestry Carpet from     .    .     50c up  Brussels Carpet from    .    .   $1.20 up  Axminster Carpet from   .     $1.25 up  English Wilton from     .    .   $1.50 up  Ingrain Carpet from   .    .    .    50c up  xti  Xlt  Floor Oilcloth from . . " . 25c up  Window Shades from . . ,. 40c up  Curtain Poles from . r . . 40c up  Lace Curtains from . . '. 75c up  Art Rugs and Squares at all  prices  All Carpels sewed and laid free of charge  xti  Xti  Xti  iti  it)  ^'i&'Jjl^'-^^^^'j?'' riilS1* �����"* ��_&*S** afr * 1^* ���___? i**'**''*f>'4*'**'4��L-.<E?'**'**'**'**��� *** >0&'0* ��� 0*?��� 0*>0JS&'  00' 00. 00. 00- 00'00. 00. 00. 00. 00> 00- 00-00'00'0*'00 ^"^ **������_��_. ���**��e_K ���*���>���*.'^v ���>^��'-*��, ���**_*, '^_. ���'*��,��� "5^ "f^ "ST" *^ ���'SJ'"^''"^*  W  % We have sold 75 per cent of all the  m  Portland Cement  Fire Briek and  Fire Clay  Used in Kootenay.  We also handle  Steel Mining Rails,  Blacksmith's Goal, Sewer Pipe, Etc.  XX,   el.  %  EVANS  NELSON, B. C.  & CO.  ^Uri  M  Garden  Seeds  Canada Drug & Book Co.  We are xeady for your gardening. , Fresh seeds in, bulk, both  Vegetable and Flower Seeds, also  Lawn Grass and White Clover.  Prices same as Eastern Catalogues  Canada Drag & Book Co.  NELSON    ________  Kootenay" Coffee   067  NELSON, B. C.  Coffee roasters and dealers in Tea and Coffee,  Offer fresh roosted coffee of best quality as  follows s  Java and Arabian Macha, per pound $  10  Java and Mocha Blond, 3 pounds  ��� 1 00  Fine Santos, i pounds  1 00  Santos Blend, fi pounds.......  1 00  Our Special Blend, 6 pounds -.  1 00  Oar Rio Boast, 6 pounds  1 00  A trial ordor solicited. Salesroom 2 doors cast  of Oddfellows block, West Baker streot  E. J. Robie  FASHIONABLE   ,  TAILOB  Workrrtaqsiyp and  quality of goods t\\e  best obtainable  Opposite Silver Xing Hotel, Baker street, Nelson  fieison Saw &  Planing !V|ills; Limited  Are prepared to furnish by rail, barge or teams  Dimension Lumber, Rough and Dressed  Lumber, Local and Coast Ceiling1, Local and  Coast Flooring, Double Dressed Coast Cedar,  Rustic, Shiplap, Stepping, Door Jambs, Pine  and Cedar Casings, Window Siiles, Turned  Work, Band-sawing, Brackets, Newel Posts,  Turned Veranda Posts, Store Fronts, Doors,  Windows and Glass.  - Get prices before purchasing elsewhere  Office Corner lfa.il arjd Front Streets  Factory Hall Street Crossing C, P. R. Track  Mills Hall Street Wharf  CLEANING  AND  REPAIRING  H. D.  ASHCROFT  BLAGKSN3ITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing promptly attended to by a  flrst-oiMa wheelwright. >    ,  Special attention given to all kinds of repairing and cnatom work from outside pointa.  Shop:  Hall St., between Baker and Vernon  GENUINE  J.  T.  FIFE  O. Box 660  & CO.  NELSON  Fine Tailoring  YOUR OWN GOODS MADE OP  OLD CLOTHES MADE GOOD AS NEW  ARTHUR GEE  Opposite Clarke Hotel.  MERCHANT TAILOR  CUT PRICES IS THE  ORDER OF THE DAY  And I want to bo in it. I havo just received  Full samples ot Suitings and Overcoatings, representing a 930,000 stock to choose fiom made to  your order at prices never before heard of in Nelson. All tho latest fads in Fancy* Vestines for  lTall and winter.  Ladies' tailoi log in all iti; branches a specialty,  Lowest prices.   Rooms 1 aud 11, Hillyer block.  STEVENsTThe Tailor  Palace Wfeat Nfarl^et  Headquarters  for all kinds of  Fresh and Cured Meats,  tt-r*.0-0-0.0-0.0.0.0.0-0-0     ..^���fr^^ar-^-^^^^^.^w  qx  m  TOWN  OF  m  (!>  >!>  W  m _2Q. Miles east of the_City_of Nelson, and Terminus.��  ��� of the Nelson-Balfour section of **  the Crow's Nest Pass Railway.  PROCTER  St. JOSEPH'S SCHOOL  NELSON. B. O.  A boarding and day school conducted by tho  Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. It is situated at  the corner of Mill and Josephine Rtroels in one of  tho best icsidcnlial portions of Nelson, and is  easily accessible from all parts of the city.  The course of study includes the fundamental  'jfher brani"  tion:    Business  and higher branches of thorough English cd��ca-  "    ' course���booluteopmg,   stenog  raphy and tjpewriting.   Science course-  vocal and instrumental, drawing, etc.  -imiMc;       ���, Plainart  and neediework, etc.  For terms and particulars apply to the Sister  Superior.  Nelson Easiness College  II.is entered upon il-i second quarter with en-  l<*.i(jed accomsnod.ition and incre<i.scd fauihticb  for promoting tho iiilorots of fitndcnts.  Night classes Monday, Wednesday, and Friday  of each week. Itcgister early, Itooui 7, Victoria  Block, Jowphiuo btreet.  A feature will be made of the poultry and  game tiade.' They will always be on hand during their .season.  J.- L., PORTER, Prop.  109 Josephine St���bctwcon Baker and Vcuou.  Telephone 159.  Contracting Painters, Decorators, Papcrhangcrs.  Full line of-t\all paper, mouldings, era,   Kalso-  mming and Tinting.   Strictly first-class  work.  Ei,tmiate& furnished.   Residence Mill Street,   WI7T QrtM    R    P  Opposite School House   XS.EiJwSlii,l> ���� <U.  WB Starmer Sirjith & Go.  PAPER HANGER, GLAZIER,  PAINTER, ETC.  CHIMNEY SWEEPING  Office Ward Streot Opposite Opera Honse  Fruit and Ornamental Trees  libododcndrons. Rose**, F.wcy Kvergreen1.  3I.ignolas,liiilbs, new crop tested seeds, for spring  TJl.uiting. Laigest and most complete stock in  Western Canada. Call and make j our selections  or (.end for catalogue. Addioss at the nurdcry  grounds aud greenhouse.  M. J. HBNUY.  S006 Westminster Road, VancouTOc. B. C.    I  m  ��  f^X  fix  m  m  fft\  Business and Residential Lots ranging at prices  from $75 to $150 each.  Terms: One-third cash; balance 6 and 12 months.  This townsite is held jointly by the Canadian Pacific Railway  Company and T. G. Procter. . (f?  Apply to FRANK FLETCHER, Land Agent C. P. R., NeSson. m  or to T. G, PROOTER, Ba^er Street, fieison. A  1 is*.&:S';iff.iKB:a?'.S';& s*:��^a*^a^  TS-*^^'  urns  Head Office at  -KELSON, B.  C.  olesale and Retail  ers in Meats  Markets at Nelson, Rossland, Trail, Kaslo, Ymir, Sandon, Silverton, New  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson, Grand .Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Midway, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson &   Q    TBAVES,   Manage?   ORDERS BY MAIL RKCEIVIS CAREFUL AND PROMPT ATTENTION.  Blank Books Manufactured and Books and Magazines bound  and re-bound at The Tribune Book Bindery, Burns Block,  s\ THE TRIBUNE: KELSON B. 0., THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 1900  S  BANK OF MONTBEAL  CAPITAL, all paid up..$12,000,000  REST     6,000,000  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. George A. Drummond Vice-President  K. S. Clouston General Manager  NKLSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootonay Streets.  THE BANK OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  branches in LoxnoN (England) New Yonic,  Chicago, and all tho principal cities in Canada.  Uuy and soil Sterling Exchange and Cablo  Transfers.  Grant Commercial and Travelers' Credits,  available in any part of tho world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Etc.  Savings Bank Branch  CURRENT RATE OK INTEREST PAID.  CANADA'S GREAT EXAMPLE.  London Financial Now-..  "Words of   customary  eulogy or  gratitude are  quite inadequate  to  express   the  emotions  aroused   in  this country  by the budget  statement of the Canadian finance minister.    It seems strange that a budget, statement���which  is  generally  commonplace and frequently sordid  Lr   ���should  inspire such feelings, but  Mr. Fielding's  speech  undoubtedly  does.    AVe arc not grateful  merely  for what  Canada  is doing  for the  mother country in the field, or in  the   less   glorious  sphere  of commerce. What     appeals     most  strongly   to   our   instincts  is   the  t-pleudid example which Canada, the  elder  daughter   of  the   empire, is  giving to her younger  sisters.    Let  Australasia note Avell that the financial   prosperity   and  the   political  vigor which show in every sentence  of Mr.  Fielding's speech could be  attained only by a federated  Canada.    Let the Australian colonies  dwell  on  the  fiscal  policy  of the  Dominion,  and   let   thorn  emulate  the course of Canadian  statesmen.  Australasia is not one  whit behind  Canada  in   the  generous   impulse  which has rallied tho over-sea Britons   round   the   imperial    flag   in  South    Africa,    but   the    various  colonies of the southern  seas have  not yet attained the same sense of  political and financial responsibility  vhich is so conspicuous  in federal  L'aHftfhi-     That   will  como in  due  course, and meantime the example  of what Canada has been able to  achieve foi JiGr own,financial credit  Fhould   give a   {strong  impetus to  Australian longings to make federation real aud unimpaired by local  itnd colonial jealousies.   The privil-  vgts so fully earned by Canada of-  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and  Letters of Credit on Skaguay, U. S.,  Atlin, B. C, and Dawson City, N. W. T.  0  having her national debt recognized  as a trustee security is one that the  Australian colonies greatly desire,  and they have now a pretty good  idea of what they must do ere it is  conceded.  WAR   STORIES.  T. King, of Brabant's Horse, writ-'  iug to his friends  at Preston, tells  of   his   adventures   as  a dispatch  rider.        Cn   one    expedition   five  Boers  galloped up.     King's  horse  was struck iu the flank.    "Just as I  was going  to dismount," he adds,  "they all  fired  again, and I got a  bullet through my  leg.    It  passed  right   through,   and    caught    the  horse  just  behind  the oar.      The  animal fell on top of my  leg, and S  was  helpless.    The  Boers were all  very  chary, and  I  could not  help  laughing when I saw them  coming  up  so  gingerly."    King   concludes  by saying that the  Boers took  his  money,  but   he  did  not mind, as  they could not find  his  dispatches.  Bombardier II.  Brooks,  4th Battery SI. F. A., writing to his mother  at  Commercial  Quay,  from Colesberg, says :    " The major sent me  with  a  message  to  the  telegraph  office, and as soon as  I  got  out of  cover  of the hill  they sent a *10-  pouuder shell at our gun.    I  heard  it burst about 20  yards in rear of  me, and a piece of the shell  weighing about  12 pounds,  came flying  past my  light arm  and burst  the  dust up all round me.     At iirst the  chaps thought I was hit, but  when  the dust cleared away they could  see me galloping away for my life.  On the same day we had to fetch  our guns down from Coles Kop, and  as we let the second one  down  the  rope broke and  the  gun fell from  top to bottom and was smashed  to  pieces.    AVe did not  have  time to  get all  our ammunition down, so  we had to bury it under the rocks."  Adding a postscript, Brooks says:  "I was in charge of the stable guard  the other night.    Iliad posted  my  2  o'clock   sentries Tabout" twenty  minutes- when  I  hoard one  of the  sentries calling1 to   me.     AVhen  I  went to see  what he wanted he  Imperial Sank of Canada  HEAD' OFFICE, TORONTO.  Capital Authorized    $2,500,000  Capital Paid up $2,391,863  Rest     $1,554,710  D. It. Wilkie, General Manager.  E. Hay. Inspector.  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker Street  J. M. LAY, Manager.  told me that he had seen a man  hiding about the lines. AVe went  round the lines together and found  him. I stopped him, and saw that  he was dressed like an infantryman, helmet and all. I asked him  what he wanted. He said he was  a militiaman and had lost his way.  But I did not like the look of him,  and as he could not answer, I shoved  him in the "clink. In the morning  when he was taken before the major he acted daft, and would not  answer auy questions, so they  packed him off to the hospital to  see what was the matter with him.  AVhen he got there the doctor  chased him, and said he was only  putting it on. So they made enquiries of the militia battalion, and  found he did not belong to them.  The finish of it was they found him  to be a Boer spy, and packed him  off to Cape Town.  Nicaragua, was composed mostly of  Colombians who are fighting on the  side of the rebels and it has no  designs upon Costa Rico. The informant added that the government  despatched troops to David and  it was reported that these had  been defeated by the. filibusters.  The prefect, senor Vianna, and  captain Ciievas and 25 men who  were garrisoning David, were said  to have been slain by the invading  forces. The passenger further said  that Panama was much excited and  that a number of prominent residents of the city had been imprisoned on suspicion of being in  sympathy with the rebels. A government decree has just been issued  stopping   the  . publication    of  all  Nelson Opera House  April 26th and 28th  at 8:30 o'clock  Gomie Opera  H. M. S.  The Mather Bridge Bill.  Albany, New York, April 24.���  -The hearing on the Mather bridge  bill which proposes a bridge for  power purposes over the Niagara at  Buffalo took place before the  governor this afternoon. Senator  Ellsworth again led the opposition  party assisted by Mr. Premiss,  Mr. Tuxbury, Mr. Thompson of  North Tonawanda, general Glagler  aud mayor Butler of Niagara.  Senator MacKay and assemblyman  Hall with Mr. Oakes, advocated the  measure, and .among other things I __. ���_.__. __ ��� -^ . ^. ������  attacked the Merchants Exchange M I J I l I ��� I j A K I  trustees for acting against the bill "*" w J~J ^^ w "���K-' "*���  and called their resolution a sneak.  Senator Ellsworth said the objections to the bridge sprang from the  belief that it would impede navigation seriously and that the power  wheels would interfere with the  flow of water in the channel.  Matinee April  27th  at 2:30 o'clock  PINAFORE  Fighting in South America.  Kingston, Jamaica, April 24.���A  steamer from Panama which arrived here today informs the reporter  of the Associated Press that a  filibustering party wliich recently  landed at David, a town of Columbia, 115 miles west of Panama from  CHORUS OF 50 VOICES  Orchestra of 15 Pieces  Elegant Costumes  Special Scenery  Prices, $1.00 and 75 Cents, General  admission 50 Cents.  Matinee 50 Cents, Children 25 Cents.  Chas. A. Waterman & Co.  AUCTIONEERS.  SawMill  Auction Sale  rAehing under instructions,* which will be produced "at the time of sale, .Messrs. Chas. A. Waterman  :& Co. -will offer for sale by public auction, on ' -    .  ���        . _. >  Thursday, May 3rd  at 2:30 o'clock /-fs the afternoon  in the front of their offices on Baker Street, three doors west of the Bank of British Columbia, a complete Saw Mill, located at Bykert's Landing, consisting of   ' .  SO-Hopse Power Boileps Lane & Bodiey$ makers  25-Horse Power Engine  Top Rig" Saw Mill, Griffith & Wedge, makers  Planer-, Macgregor ���& Gourley9 makers  Edger, Circular Saws, Belting, Box of Tools, Mitchell Wagon, etc9  .all of which will be sold where they stand.   Everything is in good condition.   The plant can be inspected on the ground.  Terms: One-third cash on the drop of the hammer, and the balance upon delivery of bill of sale.  _*  For further particulars apply to  newspapers in Colombia except the  recognized government organs.  The censorship .was rigid and no  news was getting out of the  country. c   Clothes For British Prisoners.  Cape Town, April 24. ���-. The  authorities have already listed the  names of 12,000 alleged rebels in  Cape Colony and Natal. A consignment of thousands of boots,  shirts, clothes will be despatched  from here tomorrow to the United ���  States consul at Pretoria, Mr. A. S.  Hay, for distribution among the  British soldiers held iirisoner. The  transport Bavarian sails for St.  Helena tomorrow with 105 Boer  prisoners.  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  -    Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring  local and const.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  ���Rough and  Dressed Lumber  ol all kinds.  IK WHAT YOU WANT IS NOT IN STOCK  WE WILL MAKE IT FOR VOU  CALL AND SET PRICES.  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON  B. C.  AMERICAN  AND  EUROPEAN  PLANS  J. A. Say ward  nALL AND LAKE STREETS, NELSON  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  Successors to  J. A. DEWAR & CO.  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White  Pins Lumber Always in  Stoc^.  We carry a complete - stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work' will receive  prompt attention.   r  Porto Rico LumberCo. Ltd.  Contractors and Builders  WILL DO WELL TO  Buy Their Lumber  AT  G. 0. Buchanan's  A largo stock ot Hrst-class dry material on  hand, also a full line of sash, dpors, mouldings,  turned work, etc.  Factory Work a Specialty  Yard i   Foob of Hendryx street, Nolson  nwuM, 9i ilot\n Rae, Agent  coa:0~oqali  Hard Coal  Anthracite  GREAT REDUCTION  $9,65  DELIVERED  Crow', Neat      ggJQ  TEi.r.prio.s-B  33   "  0. W. West & Co.  SEALED  TENDERS  will bu received by the undersigned up1 ill Apiil  aJLli for ilriving MX) feu! of tunnel w ith iiir di ills  m_   the   Yellow il ono- mine    ttperiilculioim and  p.uUeul.ir-. can bu obi.mini .it  tho mine, near  ���JJIK^YELLOWSTONE MINKS, LIMITED.  ri.il.no, li. 0.  NOTICE oFDISSOLUTYON.  Notice is bciuby ^ivi'r> llml tho piittiicrshlp  hciotofoio existing between the undersigned as  tc.imst.eri ami freighter- under tho firm itMiX" of  The Nelson'ft ansfur Company lias this i[,iy by  niulnal (..m-.cut been di-sol\o(I.  All debt.-, dm* to Llio Mid Ilrm nrc to bo. paid to  tho undersigned John T. Wilson iiud'Kenneth A.  1'orbu-, *Mlioti.ivcMiv.ium'd mid will i*uy oil" 0.11  the liabilities of themu��1 iii m.  lUted lit Xelson, Ii. C, lhis2Jth day of Match,  I'm. ' AM'IN C. FLECK.  U. II. AtcDOItMAN.  K. A. FORBES.  .1. T. WILSON.  Witness, P. K. Wilson, Solicitor, Nelson, 13. ('.  "   L~AND~NOTICIl "~  Notice is hciebj given that after one month I  will make applicat ton Lo the Chief Commissioner  ot Lands and Woiksto pin chase forty acres, of  land in iho distn'ct of U est, Kootenay in tlio  piowneoof lintish Columbia, situated on the  eablsidi* of Kootenay luke. between Lorkhart  awl Lafi'.uice cteek- as follows: Commencing  at .1 ro*-t on the beach iH.u krd '���Initial Post John  Laullavv's N. XV. Coiik'i," tlu'wo southerly along  the Like S) eliaim*, themu ca-fcily at chains,  thence itoitherly -d chans*, thence vvcstcilj 20  chains to the place of beginning.  ���JOHN LAIDLAW.  Dated Ut Nelson, B.C., this .ful day of Apiil,  WOO.    LAND" NOTICE.        "  Notice is herein' |.fi\en,thut after one month I  ���will maki* application to the ( Incf Commissioner  ofl.an.ds and Works to pmchu'-e ono bundled  and si.\tj ai-i'es of land in the District of \\ est  Kootenav, in the Province of British Columbia,  situated on the wesL side of Kootenay lake, on  Houldcr creek, about I wo miles soui Is of JSalfour:  t'oniinenciiiKal 1 nil Int PoM marked "John Hilrk.  jV; K. Corner," tbume west, M:\ty-foiir chains  Ihoneo .south livenly-li\i* chain-, thonwi east,  sixty-foili*chains.thence north twenty-livecliains,  tolfio Initial Posl. joHNHUUK.  Dated at NeLsOn this ?tb day of April, WW.  MEALS    25    CENTS  ROOAIS LIGHTED BY ELECTRICITY  AND HEATED BY STEAM  25 CENTS TO ?1  32t to 331 Baker Street, Nelson.  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER STREET. NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  Large comfortable  bedrooms and   flrst-clasa  dluing-room. Sample rooms for commercial mon.  RATES $2 PER DAY  IVjrs. E. G. CiarKe, Prop.  LATE OF THE ROYAL HOI EL, CALGARY  Waverly Hotel  This popular hotel has been thoroughly  renovated and enlarged, and is now one  of the most comfortable hotels in the  ���city. It lias 10 nicelj furnished nnd we'l  lighted looms', heated A\ith hot air. The  dining room is second to none in Nelson.  RATES REASONABLE.  C. A. PROSSER, MANAGER  A Big Schooner  OF  BEER OR  HALF-AND-HALF  ALWAYS  FRESH  10c  ALWAYS  COOL  The best glass of beer to be had In Nelson Is at  '  THE CLUB HOTEL  ��ES&����d'E.'J. CURRAN, Prop.  Madden House ttiffi  The only hotel in Nelson that has remained  under one management since 1890.  The bed-roorau are well furnished and lighted  by-electricity.      ' 4  The bar is always stocked by the best dom 3-  tio and Imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  B. C, HOTEL   erie, b. c.  First-class in every respect. Choicosfc wiaes,  Iiqitor-> and cigars. Every comfort for transient  and resident guests,  HEADQUARTERS FOR UNION MEN.  - .    , JOSEPH CAMPBELL, Proprietor.  ^eUtedal tQoclc  Vernon Street, Neison.  SMOKE  ROYAL SEAL  AND  KOOTENAY BELLE  CIGARS  kootenay Cigar Hifg, Co.  NRLBON*. BRITISH COLUM11IA  R. REISTERER & CO-  BKKWERS  AND BOTTLERS OF  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  ^"It^    Brewery at Nelson  Nelson   Wine   Co.  CHOICE WINES AND LIQUORS  Special attention given to family trade  Ttt?^ot,      FRANK A. TAMBLYN  NeKon. B. C. makaobu    _    ___  SAWMILL   FOB   SALE.  The sawmill ami plant lately owned by Joseph  T. Huberts,nt Hykert's Lam!_i��K. ami coowstinir  of a '10-lioroe power boiler, engine, (.ninth �����  Wedge top-rig .sawmill, edgor, planer, belting,  etc., etc., will be "Old where they now stand.  APP1>TAYLOtt & HAJS'XINGTON, Solicitors,  DERATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  rpHORPE & CO., LIMITED.-Corner Vernon  -*��� and Cedar streets, Nelson, manufacturers  of and wholesalo dealers in israted waters and  fruit syrups. Sole agents for Halcyon Springs  mineral water.  Telephono 00.  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  TXT F. TEETZEL & CO.-Corner Baker and  " v ���   Josephine streets. Nelson, wholesale dealers in   assayers  supplies.   Agents for Denver  Fire Clay Co. of Denver, Colorado.  CIGARS.  TT-OOTENAY CIGAR MANUFACTURLVG  ���*-*��� CO.-Corner Baker and Hall streets. Nelson, manufacturers of "Royal Seal" and "Kootenay Belle" brands of cigars.  COAL.  flROYTS NEST PASS COAL COMPANY.���  >* Wholesale dealers in coal and coke. Charl'M  St. Barbe, Agent, Baker streot. Nelson.  H.  Kc  COMMISSION ���, MERCHANTS.  J. EVANS & CO.���Baker street, Nelson,  ���   wholesale    dealers   in   liquors,    cigars,  cement, firo brick and tiro clay, water pipe and  steel rails, and general commission merchants.  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.  'OOTRVAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY &  CON-  ���   STRUCTION COMPANY���Wholcsiledual-  ers in telephones, nnnunclntoia. bells, batteries,  lKtures-, etc., Houston block. Nelson.  FLOUR AND FEED.  ���DRACKMAN & KER MILLING COMPANY  XJ LTD���Front btreet, Nelson, wholesale dealers in flour, oatmeal, etc., and hay and grain.  Mills at Edmonton, Victoria, and New Westminster.  rpAYLOR FEED & PRODUCE CO.-Baker  -1- street. Nel-on ((icorge V. JloLion'o old  stand). Flour, Feed, Gi.un, Hay and Produce.  Cur lots a specialty. Correspondence solicited.  Phone 20.  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  p    BURNS &   CO.���Baker   stroet,   Nelson,  ���*��� ���   wholesalo dealers in fresh and cured meats.  Cold storage.  GROCERIES.  A MACDONALD & CO.-Corncr Front and  *������" Hnll streets, wholesalo grocers and  jobbers in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  uiackinaws and miners' sundries.  TTOOTENAY SUPPLY COMPANY, LIMI-  ���__.*��� TED���Vernon streot, Nelson, wholesale  grocers.  fOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front street, Nel-  *���**    son, whole-salo grocers.  "Ci R. STEWART & CO.���Warehouses onC. P.  ���*- ��� R. track, foot of Stanley street. Nelson,  wholesalo dealers in provisions, produce nnd  fruits. Cold storage. Agents Armour & Co.'s  bacon, hams, lard and other products.  T Y. GRIFFIN & CO.���Fiont street, Nolson,  u ��� wholesale dcalors in provisions, cured  meats, butter and eggs.     ���  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  TT BYERS & CO.-Corner Baker and Josephine  *-*��� sticets, Nolson, wholesale dealers in hardware and mining supplies. Agents for Giant  Powder Co.   LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY-  Baker St., Nelson, wholesale dealers in  hardware and mining supplies, aud water and  plumbers' supplie**.   VANCOUVER HARDWARE COMPANY.  LIMITED-Baker stroet, Nelson, wholesale  dealers in hardware and mining supplies, plumbers and. tinsmiths' supplies. AgnnU Ontario  Woi k?. ^ ���,  LldUORS AND DRY GOODS.  BURNER,  BEE CON & CO.-Corner Vernon   n  J-    and  Josephine  streets,  Nulton,   wholesale  dealers m liquor?, cigars and dr> good?.   Agents  for Piibst Brewing i'o. of Milwaukee and Cal-*  gary Brewing Co. of Calgary.   '      PAINTS   AND   OILS.   -  NELSON HARDWARE COMPANY-Baker  Street���Wholosalo dealers in paints, oils,  and brushes of ali kinds. Largoot (.took in  Kootenay.'      -   POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE.  TTAMILTON POWDER COMPANY���Bakor  J-J- street, Mclson, manufacturers of dynamite,  sporting, stumping and black blasting powders,  wholesalo dealeis ui caps and fuso, and electno  blasting apparatus.               SASH AND DOORS.    "  NELSON   SAW   AND  PLANING    MILLS,  LIMJTED-Corner Front and HaU streets, -  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers  in oash and doors; all kinds of factory work made  to order. ;   TENTS   AND   AWNINGS.  NELSON TENT AND AWNING FACTORY-  B.iker street, Nelson.  Manufacturers of all  kinds of   tents,  awnings, and  canvas  goods.   ^  P. O. Box 7(1.   Theo. Madson, proprietor.  ,    , WINES AND CIGARS.'  flALIFQRNIA    WINE "COMPANY,    LIMI-  ���*-**   TKD���Cornor Front and Hail streets, Nelson, wholesalo dealers In wines tca.se aud bulk)  and domestic and imported cigar?;  ENGINEERS.  OIIAPLES PARKER���Mining and n.illing engineer. ' West Uaker Mi eel, Nelson.  rEATEP.NAL   SOCIETIES.  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. F. & A. M.  Moots second Wednesday in each month.  Sojourning brethren invited.      >  KNIGHTS OF PYTKIAS- Nelson Lodge, No,  25, Knights of Pythias, meets in T. O. O. V.  Hall, corner Baker and Kootenay streots, every  Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock, visiting Knights  cordially Invited to attend. R. G. Joy, K, ot R.  & S^JLconnidjicoU. C. C.   N^ELSON L. O. L-, Norfc32,"incet8 hi I. O. O. V.  Hall, corner Bakor aiid Kootenay street).*,  1st and 3rd I'rlday or each month. Visiting  brcthcrn cordially invited, it, Robinson, XV. M.  XV. Crawford^ Kermdtng-"sC(*H*l.it i*.   NKLSON j-KKIE, Number 22, Fraternal Order  of Eagles, TiieeU every >econd and foinlh  Wednesday Ineoch month in Kraterniry Hall.  Visiting brethren welcome, W, Goinell, Pros!  dent).   Charles Pro*��it, Secretary.  , , TRADES UNIONS.  "hJELSON MINERS' UNION NO. W5, XV. V. of  J-�� M.���Meets in miners' union rooms*, noitlt-  oastcorncr Victoria nnd Kootenay sticet-, every  Saturday evening at a o'clock. Visiting niein-  bors welcomo, M. H. Mowatt, Prci-idc'iit. Jumcs  Wilkes, Secrftary, i_  NELSON PAINTFRH' UNION���Tlio regular'  meeting uf the Painter-' Union i- ifld  ovei y Wed up-day evening nf "So, m the Painters' Union hull, behind tin* C'laike hotel. T. O.  ttkalbo. lue-ntenl.   Alfied Tnrnei. -oeret.irj.   TRADES jVND LABOR COUNCIL.-Tho tegular meetings of the Nel-on Trade- and Labor  Council wilt bo held in the miner*-' union hall,  corner of Victoiia and Kootenay streets, on tho  first and third Thursday of each month. JiD  7.30 p, tn. G. J. Thorite, President. J, H. Matheson, Secretary. ���_   THE legular meetings of the Carpenters' Union  aie held on Wednesday evening; of each  week, at 7 o'clock, in the Miner-' Union hall corner Victoria and ICootctiay sticets. IL Robinson, President.   James Culhng, Secretary.  ^ARHEljSnjNIONT^Ni-lson T'n'oii. No. ISW, of  ���' the International J,onin<*Mncii JUrbir- Ln-  inn of Ameiicit. incets every Hist and thiidMiiii-  dav of each month nt MinCiV Union Hall comer  of Victoria and Kootcnii) streets, at^ S.'.Vi p.m.  -hani. Visiting bialhco (oulinlly invited to  aiiond. J. II. Matheson, l'le-idcnt. W.R. ilol-  v Ille, Scciet.iry. ________  LABORERS' L'NION.-Nel-on I-ihorm-' l'ro-  locliv o Unmii So. blJl, A, 1*. of ].., meets m  Mint-is' Union Hnll. uoitheasi coutoi* of Victoiia  mid Kootenav .-trcel-, on the Iirst and third Monday of each month, at S p.m. shin p. Visiting  members of lhe American t-'edrrutiun cordially  invited lo ationn". John Mliilun, President,  i 'orcy Shakelton, Secretary. -  OIGAR MAKERS' UNlt)N utcol** 1st Tuesday  in every month in tlio W. V. M. hall.    Executive boaJfd meols every Satui-diiy. ;  B' ���^-KS^-aa^r;  THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B. C, THURSDAY APRIL 26 1900  ubber Gloves  FOR WOMEN AND MEN  The  proper thing for spring house-  and gardening  cleaning  Furniture Polish  To make your Furniture look as good  as new, try our  "FRENCH FURNITURE POLISH."  W. P. Teetzel & Co.  was divided among tlio various companies as  follows: Norwich Union, SlO.OiH); Phoenix of  London. $30(10: Alliance, 8-1001; Scottish Union  and National, $2000; Caledonia, ?2000; Hartford  of Hartford, ��2000, and a policy covering the machinery in the Phoenix of London, for ��;')l*00.  HOTEL   ARRIVALS.  Victoria Block, Corner Baker and Josephine Streets  DRUGS AND ASSAYERS' SUPPLIES  ; <il ii  : _���( i!  '���'fi J;  w  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  /^-v*^��^:*^*'��^**^-5?-**5^*5'**^'^**^ ��� 0^0-0-0-0-0- 0^0 -0i- 0-0^_^  >��metMfnir New  EVERY WEEK  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  Ui  iti  you all to examine them, and know you will  \jti  not  only  be satisfied  with  the   goods  but   Hi  also. ��� jjj  {to      How Dover Disposes of Mail Orders       U  Ui xti  iti By having a first-class jewelry manu-   Ui  i factory with the best of mechanics, and our $  watch making department has no equal. ^  We are prepared  to  make   anything and   iti  iti And in order to make room for our new  w goods  we must dispose of a few.    We are  -Qff prepared, my Kootenay friends, to let you  xti inspect the latest and most complete up-to-  Jr date stock in British Columbia.   We invite  iti  iti  iti  Hi  CITY LOCAL NEWS  prices  Hi  iti  xti  iti  iti  iti  everything in our  All mail and  Hi prompt attention  Hi  iti  Ui  line with a guarantee,  express orders receive our  JIE  JJ- Jacob Dover9 The Jeweler  NELSON, B. C.  Xti  Hi  iti  iti  Ui  iti  iti  Ui  iti  iti  ^������S-.S ."-& '-���& '-S vS ������& '--8 '--8 '-����� ���-&* '-_�� **'i~'*.<'?-0?.*.*.*.*.*'0-.0'id^  ���0t-0.0.0.0^9^0.0-0-070^0      *sr.?.*7. ���?������?������? "SS-s-'^.'S.^.Sk-  Yes we have  rather a  made  K��  ���W-W 9 ~W"W T__.  Big Hole  in our $12,000 Stock of Dry Goods  >    but we still have great  bargains to offer  m  llftflMftsi-.  Goods  delayed  in  transit are how arriving  and are marked at cost to clear.  JsMMi  |:t_lP*-;E  mm  |-'.#'^  -  NEW  LINES JUST OPENED  OUT  White Check Muslins, regular 10c ; reduced to 7c.  White Check Muslins, regular 15c; reduced to 10c.  See our Colored Dress Muslins now offered at 6c.  White Piques reduced to 15c, 20c and 25c.  Crash Goods for Skirts at 10c and 15c.  See our 50crand 75c Blouses.   "  This  is  a  Genuine Clearing Sale as we  going out of jthe Dry Goods _line.  are  A. FERLAND & CO.  _}������$  ..JS#&??'-J'- vP  "Kf'fefe" t  THE  p.  Lumber is now ou the ground for  n platform on which tho stone crusher will stand.  Tlio crusher is oiiorntctl by the roller, und the  supply of- rock is only three or four yards distant, while the broken material i.s to be placed on  the road but a few yards away, all of which expedites tho work and materially reduces the cost  of handling.  Building  operations  are  shortly  to bo commenced on the lots situated on tlio  northeast corner of Carbonate and Josephine  streets. J. K. Amiable, Fred Burnett, manager  of the Ras works, ami J. A. Davison, of the California Wine Company, will build residences.  J.S.Sullivan, provincial C.P.R.  engineer, returned yesterday from tlio Lardeau  country and spent the day imtho city. Mr. Sullivan made a close examination of the Lardeiui-  Diincan railroad and found that the Krado constructed last yea** is in excellent condition, practically as good as before the winter. Asked as to  whether any work would be done on the road this  summer, Mr. Sullivan said he did not know, the  matter being in the hands of the Montreal management.  Miss Eva Booth and party were  in the city again yesterday. Tho commissioner's  visit was of a quiet nature, and the only meeting  at which she was present was held last night exclusively for the members of the Nelson corps.  Among tho visitors were major*and Mrs. Har-  greaves, major Smcaton, ensign Griffiths, captain Gooding and treasurer Howes of Rossland.  On  and  after May the  1st  the  plumbers, gas and steam fitters will demand ��i  fora nine hour day. Hitherto the wages paid  liavo been $.*f.50 for ten hours. It is understood  that this request will be granted by the employers.  Paul   Johnson,   who   has   been  spending a day or two in Nelson, leaves this  morning for Greenwood City. Good progress is  being made with the smelter ho is erecting there,  and he expects it will bo ready to treat ore in  "three'months'-'.lime. - The present plan, when-  completed, will give tlio smelter a daily capacity  of 2000 tons.     :  W. E. Sutherland was brought  before magistrate Crease 3*estcrday afternoon  charged with uttering a $1 bank note raised to  $10. The nolo in question was a United States  bill, and the raising was done rathei neatly by  pasting numerals from a genuine note over the  original ligure. Tho case occupied the court the  most of the afternoon, a large number of-witnesses being examined. P. K Wilson, who appeared for Sutherland, applied for a remand until  tod.ij to pioduce evidence to establish an alibi.  A marriage was solemnized yes-  tcid.it between Alvin Claicncc Fleck and Florence King bj the ltcv. Robert Fiew at the residence of Dan MeK.icliein.  A number of his personal friends  agreeably surprised the Hev. It. Fiew ycsterd.iy  eioning by ])icscnting him with a pmt>e of gold  in anticipation of his foi thconnng ti lp to the old  country in search of health. Mr, Frew expects  to leave at the end of tho week.  The C. P. R. worktrain has been  taken off the Slocan blanch and is now einplojcd  between blown Junction and Robnon consti noting a sidmg. This ib about complete aud when  ilit, finished the (ram will build j, switch half  way between Nelson and the Junction. These  switches will oniiole the tiaiusto pass each other  without one having to valt nt Itobson or the  Junction for the second to make the crossing.  P.  M.   Hunt,   H'lio   has  recently-  mi*, ored his connection with the West Kootenay  Power & Light Company, lea\ cs on Fiiday u.t  the t*. P. R. ifor_Moiitic.il wheie ho will sail on  May ]2lh via Lhe Dominion Liner Dominion for"  Liverpool. Mr, Hunt will leside poriuiincntlj in  England,  Mackenzie Sutherland was ,sent  to the Kamloops houicJ foi old men last night in  the ehaige of Alan Forrester, piovinei.il constable at Robson. Siitheil.md has been under  the care of tho authorities for sonic time, und as  the old nun had lost his memory, it was no small  t.isk to establish tlio factth.it he had been m the  province long enough to entitle huu to admittance to the KaiEiloops home.  Kid McDonald did not enjoy liberty long. XV, It Bullock-Webstor icoeived a  telegraphic message"}csteiday from Kaslo, staging chat tiie Kid had been captured by the police  and llx.it the Nelson authorities might havo him  foi the tnkmg. Gaoloi* Pai tndge loft last night  on the i-teaincr Intei national to bung McDonald  back. His puginal sentence will doubtless be increased for gaol breaking.  The firemen on night duty in the  Burns block yosioidny morning had bill little  work to do, as tho iii e did not hi eak out again as  was fcaicd might be the c.-i'-c. Little was done  yesteiday m (bo direction of icpaiiing tbe damage done, as the iii&iiianco appraiseis icquiie to  go over tho pi onuses bcfoi c any changes are attempted. The boles in Ihe rauf -were covered,  however.   The insurance on   the J3urns block  At the Ph.uk.���Juan I'aloma, Oaxaea, Mexico;  A. K. Doucet, Winnipeg; 11. 0. Buchanan, A. S.  Minnion, Kaslo; J. W. Fitch. J. S.Sullivan, F. P.  Gutelius, Trail; H. B. Alexander, Sandon; W.  llargrcaves, Winnipeg; T. J. Lendrum, City; J.  T. Arundel, Winnipeg; V. 1). Alvin, Montreal;  It. B. Fishburn, Enterprise; 11. C. Riblet, Sandon;  Frank A. Hewer, Kossland.  At the Hume.-J. Joseph, San Francisco; M.  Campbell. Kossland: E. K. Vincent. Calgary; C.  Hancroft. Proctor; Kobert Harvoy, Grand Forks;  J. T. Gates, Nelson; C. V. Douglas, Toronto; F.  Millard, Montreal; N. i!. VanderGecht, Victoria.  AT tiik Qcken's.���Mrs. D. Sinclair, Kaslo;  Harry Hamilton, Pilot Bay; D. V. Molt, Fernie;  S. Boyce, Cranbrook; A. 1'orrester, Itobson.  AT tiik Grand ('KXTit.w. ���T. Wall. Pilot Boy;  A. Itoss, Montreal; A. Hill, ltosebery;G. li. Link-  later, Salmo: J. Tagerholni. Mat Stain. Spokane;  C. Hollin .Calgary; C. O'Brien, Peterborough,  Ontario. ��  AT tiik Madden.���A. Hill, New Denver; Richard Green, Ymir; J. Clarcy, City; D. Kowick,  Ymir. _n  _  BUSINESS   MENTION.  A respectable man who has just  recovered from a long sickness wants work of  any kind. Wages no object. Address Hope,  this ollice.  Five Dollars Reward���Lost English solter "Flo," black and white bitch, tan  marking over eyes. Communicate with owner  J. M. Lay, Victoria street.-  Wanted���Situatioucas stenographer by young lady Imving-cxperience. Address  L. W., Tribune otHce.  For Sale���Lady's bicycle, Garden  City make, in good order, having been used but  one summer.   Apply Bicycle, Tribune office.  Wanted���Trustworthy,       good  worker wants situation as chambermaid or  housekeeper.   Address 'A, Tribune office.  For sale���the north half of block  100, Nelson.   Address P. O. Box 572, Nelson.  Typewriter���for sale cheap, second hand Caligrapli. Apply to Alex Stewart,  Turnor-Bocckh block.  To   the Ladies of   Nelson���You  are cordially invited to attend the Spring Millinery Opening at Madame Enfield's parlors, in  tho Hall block, on Thursday, April 12th, and the  following ten days. Over Brown's clothing store,  Baker street, Nelson, British Columbia.  Situation Wanted by good waist  hand.   Address K, Tribune office.       ������.  To Let���Rooms furnished or unfurnished. Apply four doors above t he city hall,  Victoria street.  ������"> Spot cash paid . for, second-hand  goods of all kinds at. the Nelson Bazaar, Malone.  & Tregillus block. ��� '    ,  Houses furnished with  new and  second-hand furniture, or mixed new nnd secondhand furniture, on tho installment plan, by the  Nelson Bazaar, Malone & Tregillus block.  Hack   calls   left at the Bodega  Saloon.   Telephone 174." .  Man going to Cape Nome has consigned all his household furniture to Niekerson,  Baker street, opposite Queen's hotel. Call and  havc a look. Blankets, sheets, table cloths, pillows, and evciything you want. Goods must be  sold at once  Alex Stewart  Room 3, Turner & Boech Block.  NELSON.  ESTABLISHED 1892  EL   BYERS   &  HARDWARE  CO-  ESTABLISHED 1892  Garden, Mill,  Steam  Hose.  Crucible   Cast  Steel  5-16 to 1-in. in  and Suction  Wire  stock.  Rope  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, Giant Powder.Innd Metropolitan Fuse, etc.  H. BYERS & CO.  NELSON  KASLO  SANDON  GROCERS  SriL  PBOVINCIAL PABTY CONVENTION  The electors of the Nelson Riding, West Koot-  cnd.\ Ii lectoi al District, w bo support the IJi ovin-  cial Pnrtj uic requested to elect delegates to a  nominating convention, to be held ut ICrtighls: of  Pvihhu. JIall, Nelson, on Satuidnj, May 12lh,  1010, at 8 _J0 o'clock p. iu , loprcsenUtion in the  com ontion to be afa follows:  Delegates.  Waneta      . .  , ]  F.rie      .     2  Salmo  .3  Ymir  (j  Hall a Siding         ,  ,        1  J'oito Uico        .....    ..    , 1  Nelson    , '.',">  Procter .3  Kuskonook          2  Siuiar. ..,, l  CicUon, , , ' ,. 3  Kitchener     1  Kjkcit's  ,.-.     . . ., , 2  Delegates elect, if unable to attend the con volition, Mmll blue the piiwlcgc of appointing  pro\-i'*n. t'leilcnlniK must be signed by tho  chaii iii.in and Mieiot.iiy of Ihe meeting at whii_.li  thoy aie i-lcelcd, or if elected at �� pi unary election bj tiie imlge .md cleik of such cieot'on.  Delegates must be icgisteicd *. oters,  DAVID Mi-llKATll,  C'hniim.in Pro\ incinl Parly, Nelson Hiding,  KliBD STAJtKKV.  Pccrcl.tiy PiomiicIhI I'aity. Nelson Riding.  Nelson, April Mth, JiHKJ.  pe  e  KB-  Place your order with  THEO.   MADSON  fTents,  Awnings, and  ali kinds of Canvas  Goods  Manufactured to Order  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  ffhat Light is Poop  GAS FITTING OUR SPECIALTY  PLUMBING OF ALL KINDS  ���Victoria Stroet, opposite Pofatoflloo.  LET PS PUT 1M C^S  STRACHAN BROS,  NOTICE OF PRIMARY ELECTION.  A primary election \wll be held .it N0I--011 on  Thinsd.iy. Slay 10th, between the honis of i and  8 .tr) p'i lock p.m , to elect twcnty-il ve delegates to  attend the uoimn.il.ng com ention of the Ptovin-  ti.il Pui 1 j foi the Nelson Hiding, We_.tKootenay  Electoral District Polling plate, store in Victoiia block^fioiitint** on Josephine btreet. jMJ  registered \otcrs who are supporteisof the Pro-  ���tiucial J'aitj shall l,a\u the pmilego of voting.  DAVID Mi M'.ATir, Chairman.  i-'RKD STAKKEV, Seactaiy.  Nelsfm, April 2>th, 100(1.  ANNOUNCEMENT.  To thi: Ei t emit1* or Nr.i.oov Uim.N'b:  At the requovlof nn fiiondsand political tup  porters, 1 y.ill be a candidate at tbe enduing clec  lion for member of  the Logislatnc Assembly,  subject lo nomination by ad ui} constituted con-  t, ejrition of dolcgateK selected by electors opposed  to  the  adoption  of   part}   lines- in  pro*, inc i.il  polities.   I do not believe tli.it Joseph Maitm 11 a  represenUtho Liberal, an} moie than Charles  Wilhon  is a rcproscnUtivo Consonant.c, and  both mo Helf-apjiolnted leaders of political factions.       " JOHN HOUSTON.  Kohon, April 21sl, 1900, j  Mines  I    Real Estate  Insurance  Loans  Notary Public and Conveyancer,   '  Rents Collected, on Commission.  '    HOUSES FQlt~SAr.iE.  A fine coi-nei, Stanley and Mines Road, ��!X}Q.  $500 cabh; balance 7 per cent.   Cheap.  ��� House and lour  nice lots, under cultivation,  Huino Addition.   Money in thib.  Cottage, Willi modci n improvements, corner  of Victoiia and Hall streets..  Kcsidenco and lots on Caibonate streets.  Some line l.ugo residences, with nice grounds,  on Luke bticcl.  LOTS FOR SALE.  A snap���SIOjO will purchase seven lots. All  vciy convenient. ,  Bogustonji lot* on line of Lramway, cheap, on  easy terms.  Loth in various paits of the (own.  Money to lend .it 7 per cent on central business properties, with e.i-.y pajmcnls  Owners b->t youi propei t'es, I have puichasers.  All iirsl-elass mining slock*-, bought and hold.  Libera! Meeting  :_  AU Liberals are cordially Invited to attend the annual  "meeting" of the~N"eison"Liberal"  Association, to be held in Fraternity Hall, at S o'clock p. m.,  on Tuesday, May rst.  Geo. C. Tunstall Jr.,  Secretary.  NOTICE OF "MEETING.  Tho Nolson Laborer*.' Union will hold an open  meet ing in the Miners' Union hall on Monday,  the .Huh instant, nt f.l'i p.m. La!.orci*s of ali  kinds are cordittlh united to attend, Ohpccially  te.iiustesH. P. SlfACKLltTOX,  Scci clary.  ~ NOTICE.   '  _The members of the Cooks' and AVaiterb'  Union-mil meet at Union Hail on Thursday,  Apnl __(>lh at i. p.m. A good ii'tundancc is requested.  7~not^c��^f~meeting."  The Nelson phrmbcis, gas imd steam Utters'  union meets every second and foiuih Fiiday at  the Miner-.' Union hall at 8 p.m.  15. WEEKS, .Secrctar) pro tem.  Having Purchased  the Business  Of Fred J. Squire, merchant  .. .tailor,  Nelson,   I   intend   to  continue the business so as  -to keep the patronage of all  Mr. Squire's old patrons and  get a  share   of the general  trade.    I am now prepared  to show the latest styles in  all lines of spring goods.   A  special  line on hand at $25  per suit.    All other lines at  . low rates.    None but Union  labor employed.  E. Skinner  Neelands'Building, Baker Street.  "'���  '       '     VV.VA) 3. SQUIRE, Manager.  OTTO M. ROSENDALE  Portland, Oregon, Postoffice Box 464  Refrigerators  Prices from $10 to $30,  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  ,&*,-*, *���<*-*���*��������*���* "-i"-       ���_a*-a,a>,>,_a-,a-,i3t,a,S"-S',^'-fr _  fCt^-^' "���"���*��������* ������������� 5r- ���ft'-       :-0^'0-'0''0^.0*.9.&'0'0''0''*--fi'_^i  ty If you want Bargains  *       in  Advises about mines, mining  property and its workings. Companies organized. Capital furnished. All information and correspondence confidential. Demand ^or . silver-lead propositions. Copper properties bought  outright.   ���  MOYIE    LOTS  FOR   SALE.  Glassware  Hi  Hi  Ui  iti  iti  Hi  Hi  iti  iti c/ nt  {IJ Give us a call as our whole stock must }#  Hi  iti  xti  iti  iti  iti  Ui  iti  xti  Lot  Lof  Lot  Lot  9  9  11  7  Block 1.  Block-5  Block 6  Block 7  Cash Offer  For  AU Foup  ADDRESS  W, F. Teetzel, Nelson.  MONEYTO LOAN  xti  Hi  iti  iti  Hi  Hi  iti  be sold in a few days.  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  Telephone IO  185 Baker Street  xti  xti  iti  Ui  iti  iti  xti  ���0>^9-0-0^9-0f7TS-9^S^^iS^0i ^.^.���it.5?'*S^Cl.*5t'*^ ���?���"��������***'  *^^* *r_s. <^^? ��  W  $$.*  The Nelson  rW\  Clothing House  ON  AT 7 PER CENT  BUSINESS PROPERTY  Apply G. L. LENNOX, Solicitor, Nelson B. C  SEALED TENDERS.  Sealed tenders for the .stock-in-  trade of M. J. Walker, lately carrying on business in Phoenix, B. C,  _consisting _of Dry Goods,-Groceries,  and Hardware, will be received by  the undersigned assignee, until 12  o'clock noon, on Wednesday, the  26th day of .April, instant.  The  highest or any tender not  necessarily accepted.  RALPH SMAILES, Assignee.  Dated at Greenwood, B. C, this  5th day of April, 1900.  NOTICE.  Notice is hejchy given th.il, I intend to (ipply at  Llie Hi it meeting of tlio ilonrd of License Coni-  ii)is*iioiioi*s for tho City of Nelson lioid thirty duji.  after the cl.ite hereof, for lo.i*te to irnii'-fer tho  license: now held bj me for u saloon know 11 us*  the Athnbaseii inluon, silniilo on the southeast  comer of Baker and Kootenay-streets. Nelson,  H, C.bohtK on lot 1, bloek l'J, in Nelson aforesaid, to I'. it lick J. Kiisscll, in trut,t for (lie Atha-  b.isxa, irolel Ooii'ti.wj, Ijiimted.  WltllPhs, I��. K. WlllaON. JAfl. KhELANDS,  D.Uod thN lltlidiiy of Apiil, 1!K)0.  NOTICE.  The ani.i\ei��ury iinividc of Kootonay Lodge  No. 1(1, I. O. O. V., will bo held on Sunday. April  '-"Uh 1900, at '.'..iO p.m. to St. Saviour's chinch.  Vihitinpr brothers aro cordially invited to attend.  m  $  Having just completed extensive improvements  to our store we are now in a position to direct  attention to, and display to advantage, the finest 'xfij\  stock of Gents' Furnishings ever opened put in  Nelson.   Our  W  m  ASK YOUR GB0CER FOR THE CELEBRATED  m  Clothing   Gents' Furnishings  Hats and Caps  Boots and Shoes  @  ��  comprise the latest styles, and are the product of $  the most reliable manufacturers.    We are now ���*l  offering them at exceptionally low values.   It Is  no trouble, for us to show goods.  The Best tliat Money ean Buy.      Take no Other.  Manufactured by tho Hr.ickman-Ker Milling Co , IVtd.  Victoiia, Vancouver, WosLininslar, Edmonton, Rossland, Nelson.  CET YOUR  CHANDELIERS  WIRED FOR  lectric  NO MATCH CS RFOUIRED. ALWAYS RK.tOY  K.cotfiqay Electric Snppiy &  Coqstruciion Go.  JOSKPHINR STREET NELSON  1%  mm  jrm.s     1^_JLJh_J  Manager.  *. vSi vfetSa *i_s.��__;  mm  $r  We have just received a* fresh   consignment   of Christie's famoMSl  Fancy Biscuits and Cream Sodas,  Also McCormick & Company's Jersey Cream Sodas.  p. O. BOX 176.  IIOU&TGN 11LOGK.  Telephone 101.  D. M. Ferry Sc Company's Seeds.  Fioh Jlf-ims Received Daily  dohti f\, Mng &. Co,  Lethbridge Gait Goal  The beat value for the money In tho market  tor all purposes.  tbhms cash     W. P. Tikjiuky, Goneral Agenfc  Telaphono UT.   Offloo with C.��. J, ChtiaSe,  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.;  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner  P, O. Box .  yicloria and Kootonay Streots.  nootenay streots.  TELEPHONE NO.  05  llfi-  j-.^;*o^|j r-.y-V'tf* ji:*'!

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