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 DAILY  EDITION   BY  MAIL  FIVE   DOLLARS A YEAR  une  WEEKLY EDif ION  BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH YEAR.  NELSON:  THURSDAY MORNING, APRIL 12 1900.  PRICE  FIVE  CENTS.  LOCAL NEWS OF CRANBROOK  Business Keeps Good.  Ckaniihook, April 11.���[Special  to tho Tribune.]��� Business in Cranbrook is maintaining its usual activity, though some oC the good citizens  think it is quite dull for tho simple  reason that there has been nothing  sensational in a commercial way or  otherwise for a week or two. As  an illustration of tlio business conditions it is a fact that one of the  principal mercantile establishments'  receipts for last month was more  than $1000 greater I ban at any  previous time in its history- and it  is one of the oldest establishments  in Southeastern Kootenay. Others  are doing as well apparently, and  It'Cranbrook is happy even if it is  ���'  "dull times."  No trace has yet been discovered  of W. AV. Barker, the missing  engineer, who installed the North  Star tramway. Ifc was leported  yesterday that traces of a newly  made excavation had been discovered, and that a large number  of crows were hovering arouud it,  so it was deemed possible that the  missing man might be interred  there. As the location was at a  point not far from the North Star  mine and the search party has not  been heard from at this writing,  the leliability of the rumor has not  been established.  There has been considerable  trouble on tho North Star  branch road duriug the past  week, owing to the settling  of tho track, and a train went oft'  the track a few days ago and was  not able to return until the second  night following. Nobody was seriously hurt. _  The A. F. & A. M. were out in  force last Saturday evening, the  occasion being the institution of  Cranbrook Lodge of Free Masons,  \J. D., tho ceremonies being conducted by V.- AV. Brother AV. J.  Qninlan, G. S , assisted "V". A\r. Bro-  [_ ther Byers, both of Nelson. The  ' officers are as follows,: Alex Moffat,  W. M.; AV.�� P. Tate, S. AV.; R. K  Beattie, J. W.; Joseph ltyan, treasurer; George Johnson, secretary; J.  II. King, S. ]).; AV. L. Mackenzie,  J. I).; E. Stevens, S.-S.; D." IS.  Davidson, J. S.: AV. S. Bell, I. S.; R.  S. McNeil, tyler. Members of the  order from Fort Steele, Nelson and  other points were prcbont. The  lodge -starts out with a "strong  membership and every prospect of  becoming prosperous. Refreshments were served by the wives  and daughters of tho brethren after  the business of the evening was  closed.  Iu tt>sliort time Moyie, our flourishing western neighbor,  will be in  full possession of a lodge of I.O.O.F.,  - aud  a strong organization  of the  order will be installed there.  Fred E. Simpsou, ex-editor of the  Cranbrook Herald, departed Monday morning for (Jape Nome. He  was accompanied by Mrs.  Simpson  and_her_mothcr, Mrs. Fhclps. The.  ladies will leave Spokane for tlieir  old home at Cripple Greek, Color-  v ado, ponding his return. Mr. Simpson, with his partner "Billy" Doble,  who waS'Oiie of the party when  leaving here, will sail from Seattle,  whore they will purchase a stock of  merchandise.  are exhibiting indecision of movement, possibly iu consequence of  our occupation of the railway.  Bodies of tho enemy are still moving from Winburg, southward  through Thaba Nehu. Their destination has not been ascertained.  Tho Boers in tho neighborhood of  Paardebcrg show no disposition to  interrupt our communications with  Kimberley, from which point civil  convoys aro still arriving."  PROVINCIAL WRITS ISSUED  Election on June 9th.  Ottawa,   April   IL���[Special  to  The Tribune].��� Lieutenant-governor Mclnnes of British Columbia  has at last taken the only course  open to him, and that is to dissolve  the legislature. There were but  two things that he could do, either  to call tho legislature together or  bring about a dissolution at once.  To call a hostile legislature in his  case would be useless, and he has  dissolved parliament. If premier  Martin succeeds the governor is  safe, but if not he will have to go.  He took his life iu his hands wheu  he called on Martin to form a government. The writs have beeu  issued aud the election will take  placo on June 9th. The reason that  it does not come off sooner is that  the voters' lists will not be ready  until the 1st of May.  NO SESSION BEFORE JULY  Letters From the.Front  Kaslo,   April    11.���-[Special  to  The Tribune.]���Graphic: letters do-  scribing tho Moddcrhpruit fight  havc j usfc been received from privates! Moodie and AViUiams. Tho  former wrote on cartridge wrapper  on the field of battle and describes  tho gallant deeds of the Canadians.  lie says: "Whilo under fire a color  sergeant of tho Seaforths wrung  the hand of ono of my messmates  and said I am proud to be with you  men." Moodie adds "wo havo all  faeen what war is now. AVo have  seen our dead and we feel that tho  quarrel is certainly ours."  No More Boring.  London, April 12.-The Lorenzo  Marquez correspondent of the  Times, telegraphing AVednesday,  hays: "Epler, au Austrian financier,  who is acting as captain of tbe  Rand mines police, in order to frustrate the destruction of the mines,  sent a remonstrance to Pretoria  agaiust boring, with the result that  state engineer Munnik's order for  boring was cancelled."  Boers Seem Undecided.  London, April 12.���The Bloemfontein correspondent of the Morning Post, telegraphing Tuesday,  .says:   "The Boers to tho southeast  Date is Fixed.  Ari(JTomA, April 11���[Special to  The Tribune].���The legislature having been dissolved, the following  dates aro set for the several events:  Nominations May 20th; polling  June Oth; writs returnable June  30th; meeting of the legislature  July 5th. Thus the lieutenant-governor violates the promise made in  his prorogation speech that another  session waul 1 be" held before  June 30th.        -.""'     >  Alartin and his .colleagues will  immediately proceed to stump the  country, the premier explaining  that this course is necessary on account of their having no newspapers supporting them.  Thefts of Beer Stamps.  - Nkw York, April 11.���AVithin  tho past few weeks two mysterious  robberies of beer stamps, by which  the government' has lost $16,000,  havc occurred. One of these thefts  occurred while the stamps were in  transit between the treasury department and the general post  office at* AVashington. , The other  was between the postofiice and the  internal revenue office in Chicago.  The stamps stolen in AVashington  were worth $10,000 and 'those in  Chicago $0000. Revenue agent  Thompson learned that the stamp  thioves had made arrangements for  the sale of a large quantity of  stamps to a brewer's agent at Astor  House. Late today Thomas Blaney,  a saloon bartender, was seen to  enter the hotel with a big brown  paper parcel under his arm. He  seemingly failed to meet the purchaser and ,was afterwards arrested by agent Thompson. The  bundle which Blaney carried, when  opened, was found to contain some  beer stamps.  ��� Fortifying Bloemfontein.  London, April 12.���The Bloemfontein correspondent of the Daily  Telegraph in a dispatch dated  Tuesday, says : "The permanent  defences are ncarlng completion so  that tho town can bo held by a relatively small garrison. A British  scout who has visited the" Bloemfontein waterworks reports that'  the machinery and dams are intact.  Only a few Boers remain in the  neighborhood. They have trekked  six miles north and formed a laager  near Watervaal. News from general Brabant at AArepener shows  that all is going on satisfactorily.  The troops are getting new khaki  serge uniforms and boots."  Wants to Race in August.  New York, April 11.���Major  Jameson, who arrived on the  Oceanic today, denied the rumor  that he was the bearer of messages  from sir Thomas Lipton to the New  York Yacht Club. lie said he  thought it probable that sir Thomas  Lipton would prefer to race in 1901  in August, rather than October.  Major Jameson saw C. Oliver Iselin  and sir Thomas Lipton before sailing, and declared he could see nothing to interfere with the challenge  for the cup race in 1901.  CHICACOANS FILIBUSTERING  Boers at Kroonstadt.  London, April   12.���The correspondent of the Daily Mtvil at Lorenzo Marquez,  telegraphing AVednesday, says:    "Tho departure of  the Chicago ambulance corps for  Pretoria was delayed ou suspicion  of filibustering.   The members left  by special train this afternoon, accompanied by a motley following  of Frenchmen   and  Germans,   100  in   all.     The      departure  ,  only  occurred   after   many   stormy interviews    with    the     Portuguese  authorities.   The members have no  passports and no credentials beyond  a letter from Miss Clara Barton, to  the effect that she knows some of  them personally and believes them  to   be   genuine,   but    many   have  openly expressed their   intentions  of fighting.   The Boers are paying  from ��30 to ��10 sterling per month  for such recruits.  Thirty-five thousand Boers, with  ninety guns, are concentrated on  the range of hills between Kroonstadt and Wynberg. The whole  line is fortified and is almost impregnable.  Foreigners in the Transvaal.  JDurban, April 11.���It is said that  state secretary Reitz of the Transvaal has asserted that all Britishers  and Americans, with a large proportion of the Germans, will be expelled from the two republics within a fortnight. Twenty-five of the  seventy arrivals at Delagoa Bay by  a German steamer have been refused passports to the Transvaal at  the instance of the British consul,  owing to the fact that ammunition  was found in their possession.  International Naval Demonstration.  Berlin, April 11.���The German  foreign oflice has issued the statement that Germany will participate in an international naval demonstration at Taku.' - A high official said this afternoon: "AVe have  not yet decided on such a step, but  it might become necessary. It is  true that Great Britain, the United  States and Russia have agreed  upon Such a demonstration." -  i;'i ���-���;  and began what prohn.-es to be a  protracted struggle for an increase  of wages, and incidentally the recognition by the operators of the  United Mine AVorkcrs of America.  The operators assort they will not  endeavor to work the mines, but  will let them remain idle until the  men get tired of inactivity and return to work of their own accord.  Bussian Garrison at Etishk  London, April ,11.���The Simla  correspondent of the_ Times says:  '"1 learu from a trustworthy source  that the strength of the Russian  garrison at Kushk is about, 30,000  men including a mountain battery.  Previous reports were; much exaggerated. The duke of Connaught  is mentioned as the probable successor of sir William Hart as commander-in-chief in India."  Murder and Suicide.  New York, April 11.���Fred  Shore, 22 years of age, a Russian,  who went to the apartments of  Isaac Goldstein at 409 South streot  to call on Fanny Greenham, a domestic employed there, shot her  jbhrce times, killing her. _ IJethen  killed himself. He was removed to  the Bellevue hospital.  Boer Prisoners Well Treated. ,  London, April 11.���In a dispatch  to the war office lord Roberts says  telegrams, books, clothing and luxuries are freely distributed to Boer  prisoners in his hands, and that  small sums of money given direct  to the commandant for distribution and clothing are being issued  to prisoners in ueed of ifc.   /  Czech Miners Persecuted.  Berlin, April 10.���The expulsions of Czech'miners have been  commenced again. - Moro than a  hundred have been expelled from  the AValdeuburg coal district. In  the Austrian Reichsrath the Czech  delegates intend to take up these  latest cases.   __   Hunter Will Join Boberts.  London, April 12.���The Durban  correspondent of the Standard, telegraphing AVednesday, says: "A  brigade is being sent from here to  join the main army under lord  Roberts. It is under the command  of general Hunter."'  Died of His Wounds.  Victoria, April 11.���Lieutenant  Reginald Scott of the Royal Navy,  who was shot by a sentry whose  challenge he failed to answer when  visiting the Esquimalt naval yard,  died of his wounds this evening.  Big Miners' Strike.  FiiosTBUita, Maryland, April 11.  - - Five thousand miners of the  Georges Creek region struck tonight  BOERS FOUGHT GALLANTLY  Murderer Shot/  London, April 11.���The war office  has received the followiug dispatch  from lord Roberts:  '���Bloemfontein, Apivl, 11.���Methuen reports that the party of  Boers he defeated on'-April 5th  made a good resistance for four  hours and only* gave in when our  troops with fixed bayonets were  within 15 yards of them. Seven of  the enemy were killed, II wounded  and 51 made prisoners. Besides lieutenants Boyle and AVilliams, sergeant Campbell was  killed aud ten of our men were  wounded. AVilliams was killed  after'the white flag had been held  up. The perpetrator of the crime  was at once shot. Methuen speaks  in high terms of - the intelligent  manner in which the Imperial Yeomanry and Kimberley Mounted  Corps behaved. ' >,r '\  "Buller reports that' the enemy  attacked his right flank yesterday  while he was engaged in changing  position, but our artillery silenced  their guns and they did uot press  the attack. Our losses were six  killed and eight wounded. There  is no further news from Wepener."  GATACRE IS ORDERED HOME  Brabant's Force Safe.  London, April 12.���The Bloemfontein correspondent of the Times,  telegraphing Wednesday, says: "It  is announced in general orders that  generaLsirJIerbert-jOl-giLinside haj  been appointed to'the command of  the third division, vice general sir  AVilliam Gatacre, "ordered home to  England."  General Brabant's force is confident of being able to hold out. The  Boers, after showing considerable  dash, have wavered when it came  to the scratch and have sti uck at  the least vital point, where they  are greatly -handicapped by their  proximity to the Basuto border.  Owing to -the strategical coucen-'  trations since the enemy's movements became defined, there need  be little anxiety as to the safety of  the Cape border." ,  Boers at Elandslaagte.  ELANDSLAAGT13, April 11.���Last  night the Boers set fire to the grass  on two hills, almost on their extreme wings. The motive has uot  been ascertained as yet, but the incident disclosed the fact-that-their-  position extends over fifteen miles  on a continuous row of hills from  Jones kop on the British loft to a  kopje -commanding Sunday's river  bridge on the British right. During the night the Boers moved  most of their cannon. There ha.s  beeu some unimportant skirmishing today. The British still command Sunday's river bridge. No  developments from yesterday's  affair are expected.  Kitchener at Aliwal North, t  Aliwai, North, April 11.���Lord  Kitchener arrived here today and  left soon after. A Boer big gun  was knocked over yesterday at  Wepener. The garrison is holding  its own. There has been heavy  cannonading there again" today.  Lord Kitchener inspected tho positions across the bridge with, general Brabant and staff, after which  he sent a sympathetic message to  the AVepener garrison, hoping for  an early change in their circumstances.   Kipling Sails.  Cai'E Town, April 11.���Rudyard  Kipling and sir John Henry Devil-  liers, chief justice of Cape Colony,  sailed for England today on board  the Tantallon Castle. Mr. Kipling  said ho was sorry he was not able  to remain, as his health had greatly  improved.          Sudbury Mines Eevert to Grown.  OoLiIimhup, Ohio, April 11.���A  special to the Ohio State Journal  from Akron, Ohio, s-ays: "The local  stockholders of the Vermillion Mining Company, incorporated iu On  tario, Canada, with $360,000 capital and holding 300 acres of mining property in the Sudbury district, have been notified by the  Canadian government that their  charter has been declared forfeited  and that the lands would therefore  revert to the crown. The Vermillion company was organized by  Akron men, but tho directors of the  Canadian Copper Company and  Anglo-American Iron Company secured a controlling interest, and  the Akron men recently brought  suit against them for a million dollars damages, alleging that the in-'  tcrests of tho Vermillion company  wore neglected.  bardment and. upon the variety of  rumors regarding the location of  the relief rorces.  OUTPUT OF COAL DOUBLED  CLARK  IS  TURNED  DOWN  ROBERTS   STILL  INACTIVE  Commanders Changed.  London, April 12.-4:15 a.m.���  There is little fresh intelligence  from the seat of war in South Africa. It looks as though lord Roberts may be preparing to send a  strong foice to clear the Boers from  behind him. A Capetown dispatch  says ho will not move for another  week, owing to the necessity of  gathering stores and supplies.  Sir AVilliam Gatacro's sudden removal is the theme of much speculation. Tho curt manner in which  it i.s announced, causes much comment. The general impression is  that it is connected with the Reddersburg affair, although there are  many who consider that there must  be  something much   more serious.  The war office has received no  news of the death of colonel Baden-  Powell, and utterly discredits the  rumor.  The operations in Natal have not  yet been fully explained. There  appears to have been an attempt to  outflank the British at Elandslaagte  and to sever them from their base  at Ladysmith.  The duke of Marlborough has  arrived at Bloemfontein. There are  now fifteen grandsons of the  duchess of Abereom serving with  the British .forces,.  -rjai-.��~-. *      t  It is~. announced "iTcmr. Biooirf^  fontemthat colonel luigo Jones has'  been appointed io the command of  the Guards' brigade. Colonel Maxwell is to command the fourteenth  brigade, colonel Knox the 23rd  brigade, andmajor Brazier-Creagh,  of the Indian staff corps, will, command Roberts' Horse.  Big Eeal Estate. Sale.  -Charles A. Waterman got good  prices yesterday afternoon for the  two Baker street lots he sold by  auction, though they were not excessive for such valuable property.  The Wallace-Miller Company, Limited, bought lot 3, block 5, for $7850.  The purchasers' store stands on  ,thcir newly acquired property,  which-has a 30-foot frontage on  Baker street. The^bther piece of  property, lot 10, block 9, was  bought by 11. C. Neelands for $8000.  Thib lot has a 50-foot frontage on  the north side_of_Bakcr_ street,_ea^t  of the Bank of Halifax, and the  buildings on the land are already  owned by Mr. Neelands. The auction attracted a considerable  amount of attention, a large number of people being present, and  Mr. AVatcrman is to be congratulated on a very successful .sale.  Tho Queen Congratulated.  London, April 12.���The court  circular says : "The tpiccu has received from all parts of Llie world  congratulations from those who  share in her majesty's feelings of  deepest thanks for the merciful  protection granted to her beloved  children, thu prince and princess of  Wales,, from the great danger to  which they wore recently exposed."  Zinc and Lead Trust.  JOimjn, Missouri, April 11,���An  English syndicate today closed a  deal for 80 acres of zinc and lead  mineral lands at Galena, Kansas,  the consideration being half a  million dollars. This syndicate will  organize a $17,000,000 trust to  operate tho property, and in time  take in all the zinc and lead plants  in Missomi and Kansas.  Eostock Coming West.  Ottawa,  April  11.���[Special  The   Tribune.]���Bostock    left  British Columbia yesterday.  to  for  Cable From Mafeking.  London, April 12.���The correspondent of the Times at Mafeking,  under date of March 30th, comments  upon the fluctuation of spirits in  the garrison, as to the chances of  relief since Tuesday's terrible bom-  Verdict Unanimous.  Washington, April 11.���The senate committee on privileges and  elections today decided by a unanimous vote to recommend the adoption of a resolution declaring that  Hon. W. A. Clark of Montana, is  not entitled to occupy his seat as  senator from that state. The decision was reached after a two  hours' sitting, at which all of the  members of the committee were  present, except one. The absentee  was senator Caffery, and he wired  his vote in opposition to Clark. The  ballot was not taken until all the  members present had expressed  themselves upon the question, some  of them speaking at some length  aud all expressing different shades  of opinion.  Senator Harris indicated a most  pronounced leaning toward leniency  for Clark. He did not express, any  doubt that there had been a lavish  expenditure of money in Clark's  behalf, and while not condoning  this course, he spoke in terms of  strong condemnation of the tactics  pursued by some of Clark's opponents, referring especially to congressman Campbell and ex-senator  Whiteside.  He said that whatever Clark's offenses were, they were but little  worse than the methods pursued  by Campbell aud AVhiteside, aud  their efforts to expose tho senator,  and he insisted that if the report  was to be antagonistic to Clark it  should at the same time relate in  full detail the course pursued by  the two principal witnesses against  him.  > Senator Pettus practically agreed  with senator Harris.   -  There were many expressions in  the committee favorable to senator  Clark from a personal point of view  and.m^ve than one senator gave  "*''' "- .Jeer,, t-e doubts-to -whether he  hau actual personal part in the  knowledge of the expenditure.  Others expressed the opinion that  the senator was in a certain sense  the victim of environment and of  , habit. - Tho outlay of money in past  elections in Montana was dwelt on  as one of the explanations of the  liberal expenditure in this case.  Senator Turley dissented fromv  the view that Clark could have been  informed of the fact that money  was used to promote,the election  and he made one of the vigorous  talks in favor of an adverse report.  The fact that Clark and his representatives had failed to make their  reports to the state authorities of  Montana as required by the state  Saw was also urged against him in  the discussion of the committee, as  was the fact that he and his representatives had destroyed all of  their vouchers showing where the  jnoney had been used and to whom  paid. When attention was called  to the fact that this course was  usual with campaign managers, the  statement was met with the  contention that, while this plan  might bo more commonly adopted  than it should be, still there could  be no reasonable excuse for it after  the AVhiteside exposure.' it was  then known there would be a contest, and the argument was made  that every scrap ot" paper bearing  upon the election should have been  preserved after this development  in tlio case.  Senator Clark was at the capitol  when the announcement of tho ac-  tion of the committee was made  known. Ho was surprised at tho  result, but refused to make a statement until after consultation with  his friends and attorneys. The senator bore himself with his usual  composure. His face appeared somewhat flushed, but his voice was  calm and his manner collected, and  he discussed other business affairs  as if nothing had transpired.  Hklbna, Montana, April II. ���  Senator Clark's son, Charles AV.  Clark, said tonight:  "There is absolutely no truth in  the rumor that my father will resign, and I do not know the origin  of it."  Charles Clark received a telegram  from the senator today, saying:  "Committee report will be adverse,  but do not worry about that. I  will bo vindicated here and in  Montana."  This is taken to mean that semi  tor Clark will cuter the fight again  and   seek   to   be  returned to  the  senate.  Mines at Fernie.  Frank Gibbs, local manager of  the Brackman & Ker Milling Compauy, returned yesterday from a  short business trip to Fernie, where  he says everybody anticipates a  busy aud successful summer. He  says that owing to the temporary  close down of the AVest Kootenay  smelters, most of the Crow's Nest  Coal Company's coKe contracts in  the district wore cancelled, aud  that now their coke goes almost  entirely to the Montana smelters.  The new manager, Mr. AVilson  from Philadelphia, is having a new  tunnel driven and another trestle  built. The result of these improvements will be to double the  present output of the coal. It is  also the intention of the management to immediately start building'  120 more coke ovens.  CITY   LOCAL   NEWS.  A well-known Kaslo  contractor,  passing through Nelson on his way to tho olil  countiy, purchased ut tho jewelry house of Jau -1)  1).% em watch and diamonds of the value of SMM>,  which he intended purchasing in Spokane. This  goes to fihow that NcNon has business houses  that can compete with houses in the same line of  business in low ns five times as large.  The street repairing  gang  have   ,  mide Mill. Carbonate, and Cedar streets in f-uily  good--condition,t and, thu sidewalk gang have  made tho people on Latimer street, between  Josephine and Cedar sticets, happj.  G. O. Buchanan of Kaslo, was in  Nelson yesterday. He was accosted by an old-  time f' lend, although a political opponent, and  smilingly replied w lien addressed as a "political  philosopher' that he believed that was the best '  way to look at all things political.  At the Pii.uh.���W. J. Twihs, Kaslo; James  Adams, Toronto: F. I*. Gutelius, Trail; P. W. '  Kvans and It. IC. Houlgatc, Vancouver; 1). J,  McClintock, Toronto; l>. G. Edwards L,(.ekie, Republic; John Cowley, Republic; It. IC. Neill, Spokane; A, 11. Wallbndgo, Vancouver; T. II. Devlin, Kaslo.        Some Lardeau Mines.  The Copper Chief is said by all"  who have seen it to be one of the  biggest things in the Lardeau, says  the Trout Lake Topic. The ore re- -"  sembles very closely the Rossland  ore and runs at the surface ft our  $12 to $14 to the ton in gold. The  lead, where stripped, i-s over -ID f�� et  in thu-kuc-s and contain-* a variety  of mineral called pyirhotite. it is  located about .three , miles from  Trout 'Lake near the, line of the  proposed railway.  ' The Lardeau has three big gold  propositions. These are: The Lade  group, containing a (elluridei ore,  running $220 to the ton; the Lucky  Jim, having ore exposed running  from $200 to "$300 to the ton, and  the Annie F���, running $101 to the '  ton. In addition to these there is  scarcely a claim in the country1  which does not carry some gold  value ranging from a  trace  to $15.  St. Eugene Concentrator Running.  The St. Eugene concentrator has  now been running for a little over  a week, and is giving every satisfaction. At present it is only running in the day time at the rate of  150 tons per day, though its capacity is 250 tons. It will be increased to its full capacity, how-,  ever, as soon as tho new addition ia  finished. ���GrrA, King, "who" sifperifi--~  tended the construction of and is  now running, the concentrator, has  been offered a permanent position  with the company, wliich he will  probably accept. Contractor M.  Sheady has 20 men grading the  siding at the mill. Theie are now  100 men altogether on the company's payroll, aiid more aro being  taken on daily.  License Commissioners Meet.  The board of license commi.-.sioners  met yesterday. All the commissioners were present, The recommendation" of the city council re  the proposal of K. Simpson to erect  a large hotel if guaranteed a license  was received and filed. The applications of A. Lapoiute and It. K.  Lemon for licenses for hotels, the  one for the building at the northeast corner of A'oruonund Josephine  streets, and the other for the building at the notthcast corner of A'er-  non and Hall streets, were; laid over  to the regular meeting of the board  on June 13th. There being no other  business before the board, an adjournment was had to June 13th.  Ymir Liberals Organizp.  The Liberals of Yiuir organized  a Liberal association ou Tuesday-  evening, commencing with 2S members. The following oflicers were  elected: Alfred Parr, chairman,  J. AV. Boss, vice-chairman, and  Charles Northridge, secretary-  treasurer, besides five members  who wore elected for the executive. It is the intention to get  matters into good shape pending  the elections. THE TIUBU]NTE:  KELSON R G THURSDAY,  APT1IL  12  1000  W U  |gp>  |S<'  IS  i  1ST  lite  w  I-  I-S4  I EI*  IS'  6?'  !������  Ms.  ir * '  lb I  I'.  New Fashionable Millinery  AT KERR & GO'S  For Easter Sunday you must have one of our stylish  new hats; with your hat one of our ready-to-wear tailor-  made suits; they have style and fit about them that cannot  be had elsewhere and the price will suit you; with your new  suit and hat a pair of Perrin's kid gloves. Every pair  guaranteed.  New Dry Goods Store  J^SIK-SSS?- KERR & CO.  MENS  CHILDRENS  BOYS  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 from  which  to  make a selection.  Prices to suit any and every purse.  BROWN    &    CO.   Hall Block, 296 Baker St.  W  #  Z3.C3.CZ>.C3.C3.C=>.C2>-  ���t=Zi-(=)-l=3'C=>-(=J.l=3'C=3-(=3'l=3'e=j'l=>-l  The  Hazelwood  Dairy .  H  $  ���      9  UP  WW  W  $ Will open a Nelson Branch about the 15th instant  $ when regular supplies can be obtained of  $ Milk, Pasteurized  iS Double Jersey Milk, Pasteurized  $1 Pure Cream, Pasteurized  jjjt Hazlewood Butter  % Hazlewood Buttermilk  (J Double Jersey Buttermilk  $ Ice Cream, Neapolitan, Individual and Plain  $ Strictly Fresh Ranch Eggs, Guaranteed.  �� Due notice will be given as to where patrons can leave orders ^  ^ prior to the establishment of permanent offices. ^  m  $t  Lowe & Elliott  Agents.  &&-(����� &.'��3'&j&-t=?.&.es>'(=?'e2,tZ2'  ~" ^���@:^:^^&e:&  -,2>'C=)-  �� We have sold 75 per cent of all the  m Portland Cement  l,,C''l=,'C''^''rt^'<2"P'  w  ft  We also handk  Fire Brick and jg  Fire Clay ��  Used in Kootenay. \M  assembly from Itc-shuul lidiug.  It is sale to say, that had Mackintosh been as poor as lie was the day  he became a lesident of British Columbia, the Conservatives of Rossland would not have even thought  of him for the position.  That German Spy.  PakI's, April 11.- It now appears  that Leon Gaffot, who was arrested  on Sunday according to the Le Petit  PaiNien, charged with having relations with Germany, wib a clerk in  a big establishment and was arrested on the charge of offering to  communicate the German war  office a number of very important  military documents, lie was dis-  coveied thiough tho return, on account of insufficient postage, of a  letter he had sent. Its contents  were thus ascertained and the letter forwarded to the minister of interior, where a trap Avas laid into  which Gaget fell. A search of his  apartments revealed a statement of  the amount of money he had received f i om Germany totalling 25  inaiks. The prisoner claims he intended simply to make money out  of the German government by communicating bogus documents.  Sensible French View.  Pa 11 is, April JI.���The question of  the transport of British troops  across Portugue=e toriitory to  Rhodesia with tho permission of  Portugal, Mas brought up in the  chamber of deputies today by two  interpellations. The minister of  foi'oign affairs, M. Deleasse, in refusing to discuss the matter, said  Franco had declared her neutrality  at the opening of the Avar, but that  she Avas not expected to guarantee  the neutrality of other poAvers.  France could not be expected to  undertake alone such a guarantee  while the other powers held back.  There AA-as no reason 'to suppose  that Fiench capital invested in  Mozambique would be endangered,  but if such an event occurred the  government Avould not fail to furnish protection.  Cramps Buy Out Frick.  New York, April 11.���The Evening Post says: "In spite of the  repeated denials that the Carnegie  Company is to have iu charge the  armor plate business of tho Cramps  and control their shipbuilding interests on the great lakes, it A\'as  asserted today that^the Cramps are  'about to buy ont the interests of  II. C. Flick in the Carnegie company, whose retirement was 'reported on good authority this  morning,"   King Leopold's Present, *  Biiussisr/*, April" 11.���In the chamber of deputies today premier M.  Descm JNayer read a communication from king Leopold in which  his majesty presented to the uation  the whole of his l eal estate. Prolonged cheering gieeted this document.  it  Uf  _fif .00 . fi* .00 . fi* .fi* . fi* .0* ��� 00 .0& ��� fi* 'fi* ��� 4* .00 . fi* .00. fi^.  ���ESr-^R��^ ��S&��-��S��-����- ^So^G^tc* ��&��-<Xiv <aac-<355v *T5> CRs* ��*S��-<ffl?te��- <S&^ <S&te=- .ffi^v  O^Dj'J����-"SSJv <S6^ cSfe=-�����ii'  .'���b^Xsv ���>��>. ""a., ��� ^ 'Vk*. ��� ^sst. ���'����. ��� "<=��. -Vav ��� ^ -"ai* ��� ^ *M^ ��� V^ ���Vc>, ��� %a^  >*S�� >��a�� -����S? ���*3��'<Bl�� ^S3fc"S��6�� --��>^3E> ^B>-��^  ' fi* ' fi*- filfi' 00- 00 ��� fi*' 00 ' fi*' fi* ' 00' filJ  xW  W  aker   Street  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  i  M/  Spring Sale  eums,  Sib  Window  louse Furnishings, Carpets, Oilcloths,  hades, 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 next ten days.  w  iti  Tapestry Carpet from  Brussels Carpet from  Axminstcr Carpet from  English Wilton from  fngrain Carpet from   .  50c up  $1.20 up  $1.25 up  $r.5o up  .    50c up  w  iti  iti  iti  25c up  40c up  Floor Oilcloth from  Window Shades from  Curtain  Poles from     .     .    .    40c up  Lace Curtains from      .    .    .   75c up  Art Rugs and Squares at all prices  xti  All Carpets sewed and laid free of charge  xti  iti  iti  iti  iti  xii  '.>^ -*^ -^5 -^9* -<&> -��S5- -<S> '��!SSi- -*^fr '��S5B> 'OSS '*55' x���� -"S?? "<35S> -<��g��> *4ig>  fiOfi' ��3t ' fiSf- ,00 ' 0H>' 00 ��� 00- fi* ��� fi*- 00 ' fOJ" 00 ��� fi*'fi*J ' fi& 'fi.Sfi 'fi*  fi*.fi*.fi*.fi*.0^.fi*.00.fi*.00.fi*.fi*.00.fi*.00.00.00.0___L.  pav %_hr ^^ ��ft^ fes^ ��s^ %&> ��& ^^ *_$*. ^^ S^ Zctr &. S^, TO*, &0?*^  ^���VovV-^'VvV^'^'V  Hbad Office at  NELSON, B. C.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  ner uo  Markets at Nelson, Kossland, Trail, Kaslo, Ymir, Sandon, Siivcrton, NeAV  Den\'er, Revelstoke, Ferguson, Gr.md Foilrs, GreenAvood, Casc.idc City, JMid-  Avay, and VancouAer.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  y  ALL KIXDS OF  FRES.H AND SALTED MEATS  AVHOLKSALK A XT) ItETAIL  FISH'AND POULTRY FN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelaon ^ ^   TREVES,   MailEger  ORDICRS BY MAIL JMSOKIVK CARIOFUL AKD PnOAlIT ATTl'.KTTON.  Wk  Steel Mining' Rails,  Blacksmith's Coal, Sewer Pipe, Etc  H. J. EVANS & COL   NELSON, B. C.  M  Oaqada Drug & Book Oo.  raiai  ar^e  Headquarters  for ail kinds of  Fresh,and Cured  Meats,  We are ready for your gardening. Fresh seeds in bulk, both  Vegetable and Flower Seeds, also  Lawn Grass and White Clover.  Tim Miner, for a time the subsidized organ of the bucking mine  managers, has became tbe official  Organ of the disrcjmtablo clement  residing in iVcIhOn, and of pediers  and others who thrive off the earnings of the disorderly element.  Advices from different  section?,  of Kootenay indicate  that an independent   convention    of    business  ^men,  to be  held  ut rtiuo  central  point, would   be  largely attended.  It is  to thib  convention  thai tho  real business men of the district arc  looking to for action that avi'II menu  .something, once it is taken,   Tho  platforms aud professions of politicians m'e only meant to influence  voters  before election  dav;   after  election day they are forgotten ni 1 l���1^ iXS Mr- CJJaik- Slich a decision  easily as tho platforms are written    is ^'^"^caiit.    It means  tliat men  by writers paid to draft them. "'ko have   no   other  qualification  than wealth shall no longer have a  .seat in the United States senate. The  jyeople of this province should learn  the lesson. At Rossland the other  day the Conservatives nominated a  Juan named Mackintosh as a. eandi-  gaged in home hidu&trieh.. Nelson  today has a number of merchant  tailor* who give steady employment  to probably thirty people. Tho-,0  thirty men and Avomen are worth  11101 c to Nelson than are all the ped-  leis in the province. Yet for attempting to protect legitimate  tL.'idcb fiom pedlers, the mayor of  Xelson ib grossly libelled byaneAV.s-  paper that i* controlled by nou.-  rc-ident^ and e<lited by men who  have not a dollar invested in the  country.  Tun-committee on elections in  the-United States senate has unanimously decided that "William A.  Clark of Butte, Montana, bought  ]iis election as senator from Montana. Tho minority of the committee belong   to   the   .same  political  INCORPORATED 1870.  Take warning from lhe "Foolish Virgin," see that you have  oil, or in other words that you  have  Five years ago Uie to aviis in  Kootenay were overrun with agents  .for eastern merchant tailors and  the local tailors had no way ol! keeping them out. Tub Titinir-vra then,  ns now, championed the men en- [ date for member of the legislative  In your kitchen for  Good Priday .  We can supply you with  Oolichans  Salt Mackerel  1   Labrador Herring  Cod Fish  Herring in Tomato Sauce  Devilled Herring  Kippered Herring  Kippered Haddie  Brook Trout  Salmon Trout  Salmon  Clams  Clam Juice  Clam Bullion  Oysters  Crabs  Lobsters  Sardines in Oil, Butter, Tomato  Anchovies  Truffled Anchovies  Shrimps, etc.  Priees same as Eastern  Catalogues  ,1  Canada Brag & Book Co.  NELSON"  A fmlujc imII ho m.\.lo of Iho poult ly and  Kimo ti.'tlc. Thoj Will Jl.\��i}'* bu oil luinddiii-  ii.�� tlieir LC^tUK  <Jo  L.  PORTES, Prop.  109 Jo?cp!niiO Sf., liet\\ cen B.iKei .md Vernon.  'J'ukpljonc IjI.  !^k.X>.  ConUactJiiK l'mjfc:^, DocoiatoisI'.ipcilMijigoi^.  I'ull lino of \s.0i p.ipcj". n.tnililiiitf^, etc, K ilso-  jrtiiiinf,' ami 't'jnijtiy. fiUJiLl) ln-lUa.jSi ^\oik.  I'.V jinu let) tm Mialiuil.  OuposilcSctioullIOU^-   i<AJUOUj.Af,  D, V.  g_e;nuinb_   n^ir Oft f^B/0  6.  ���Starmer  Si  illsf Limited  Are prepared to furnish by rail, barge or teams  Dimension Lumber, Rough and Dressed  Lumber, Local and Coast Ceiling, Local and  Coast Flooring, Double Dressed Coast Cedar,  Rustic, Shiplap, Stepping,. Door Jambs, Pine  ancl Cedar Casings, Window Stiles, Turned'  Work, Band-sawing, Brackets, Newel Posts,-  Turned Veranda Posts, Store Fronts, Doors,  Windows and Glass.  Get prices before purchasing elsewhere  r lfa.ll aqd Front Streets  Street Crossing G, P. R��� Track  reel  Iffice  li  -?>{<"?5 --������ -*��S "**% "*! -^B, ^ ^ -*�� -��* -^B -wf  TOWN  OF  '.0.0..0.0.0,0,0,0.0.0,10  f}X  J. T. FIFE & CO.  P. O. Box 560 NELSON  ARCHITECTS.  TjiWART & CAllrtin���Arc'sitocln.   Itoonw  7  *-u   nnrf H Ahiffili'flM hinrlr. HnKJir^rffill   NpI-op.  BWGINBEES.  CUIAltf.KS I'AISIcm-J'iiiinitiind milliinfou  '   Ki'Jt'Ol.    Hi'J iUI-oi- ���'K.H.NuNon.  PJBATBRNAL   SOOIBTIES.  I NEliSON hODGE, NO. ?3, A. V. li A. ?t.  . %r Mculh bcccnd WcansscLi;' Jn each month.  r^/\ Sojotiroin.,- brct'iron lulled.  Hudson's Bay Stores  TELKPHONJE 13  KA'tHUTS OH* J'YTHIAS-Nc^on ljoCifo, IS",  as. Ki!lN'htj'o/ I'jthjns mc-K, in 1. O. O. V.  llnM, corner B.ikcr Riul Koolomy slreote, ovory  Tituiday ovcmiw at ci o'olock. WiUij,; IkQiKhU  coidially invltod lonllend.  it.G. JOV. K. of n.&rP.  LHONARD f COTJ', C. O.  TSJiabON L. O. Ij,, Ko. 1312, jnecis in I. 6. O. V.  i*    If.ill, cornoi  llaker and Koolen ij  MiocK  lis!, and ai(l  >"i,daj   of  oich  monlb.   VisiUntt  bieihirn undwiiv invited.  II. Koiir.vbov. W.J1. W. Cn vuri citn, Rpc.-Pcc.  NICLSON vBlUB, Number 22, l-'iftlown! Outer  of Katies, meets overj* tcco-.d .itici fooilh  Wednesday uicach woiilb  In Fi.ncnuty Ua.ll.  Visiting brethren welcoittD.  "VV. Go&vnr.r��� Prosidont,  OiTARrjji Puns^Kit. Pcfrotary  TRADES   JJmOKS.  |u"Kf,SON MINl'TRS" UNION NO P'i, W. V ot  ���*-�� Al.���JTeets in nuiipii' union lo^ni^ noith  imsI coi nor Victoiia .md Kootenai' glials c\eij  S.a-nd ly tvoniiiK al S o'clock. Vinlinu itiew-  bers ivelconie.  J a-Ji:s Wii.kjA, Seo'y.        M. II yu><\ vn, Pre1.  TRA1JKE3 AND L \ HOI! rOU.VCIIi.���'I'lw> l ejfti-  l.irineiiliiiK^ot (he JscKon "J nulc-i nul 1.,'lnn  < tmucil will behold m Ihe imnu-.' tii'ion ti.dl,  coinoi of Victori.> .uu' Kootenaj 'licuts on (lie-  lust and Ihiid Tnuiiday of e.ioli luoi.ih, ,i,t  7. JO p in.  (l -i^rupm^r _Pi e*.__     J TI. T>T \ i n ^ so v. ?wV  nillK ieL-iil,ir nitedhk- of the C ai jjnifcj -.' Un.on  J- fue held on M <<luc?<f iy e\(iiiiiK nl c.wli  wee!., at 7 o'clock, m the Mmoi���.'I nion hall t-or  ii!,r Victoiia j,nd Kootenay stivel-n.  It  ROIllNSON  I��iosidpnl��  JAMJiS (JOWjINU, fcewtlaiy.  PAPER HANGER, GLAZIER,  PAINTER, ETC.  CHIMNEY SWEEPING  OAfa* W.iwl Slreoti Opjiosile Opei.i Tfonso  LAND NOTICE.  Vl'l'l'l'   IS  Ili'.tU     f,l\CH,  tll'tf .111(1   OIIL ll..AIUll   I  Willi iiiUu.i,i;th(.iiion (n Mit < li urt'iU'iim���unii'i  (TLiiKi. ,i!,(l Wu, is lo |ilif(Ii,i i�� om iurii'lictl  .ii-.il sisn  "iw ��i  land in tin   Iiis'ik   (it West  ImW|"I'I      III llie J,vcni"ln . (i|    |{)||i--1|   < olt'Illbta  s,1 I',il(I m�� liu* \ i'sl pi'le oi K'X'tcuif Jil.i.on  3!o*il<!( .���< hi ', ,'iijn' I o i i'i oih.ilililli.it,  ( i ,nim 1'iiiy .if Inn. li l\ InaiLeil .litlin Itmk,  N I. (.('trii,' lln-Hie wc I ^i\1\-'iim ilr.isns,  lltiMii* ' nilli 1 wiiil vim, i <iinn-., them ' ei-l  m\ii foil) i !i..'ii~, Uicnccnoi Hi tiU'iU.i-JUei hums  lu I lie lnili.il l'oil.  i .lOUV UUR1C  I>attJ .i' Nt'-oii liu-7!h d.iy tf Apnl. IV,.)  LiUlD   NOTIGB.  Ni.luf. is In irIn ki\ oi. lb i' aitoi one njnnUi I  iMlluitm* tpnli'al>i>ii I'ltl.e l 1 i_l < o,n iis^iunri'  ol 1 md- md Woil -to inm Iu .��� ' ,i4\ .aios nf  lutrl m Hit, tliiMul of \\ ��--lj Kunc tui\ "l lhe  jj.oi.iii " of I!u'is1i~("i1iii'jijh, sllii'led nn (J i  ('i-'sidi m ICoo'enij iil,i. hiiuO''ti I.inKimil  ami 1 ili ni'( 11ii 1, as Miens ( oiii;i'i.in,iiiff  .il ,i i^u-l on the Uw li m.i*'-K< (1 "luiu.il PnM lolin  I, .nil i\ ~ \ W ConiLl, lliLiice soiuljt ily .iIomk  lhe like .'(lihi'ii,, lliujn, eu( ill VI Oi im-  t In ia- noill'fili J l c|i.m�� tliLii'O Mi-iti'j JO  < h.uii-. to the jiI.k o of boi."nniinr  JOHN Tj.WUIjWV  I) tied tl NeNon, 13 C (nis .lid il ij fl Apiil  I'I n  NOTICB OF DISSOLUTION.  Nulico '^ huiibi f,'ivtn (hit Ihe piitnci'-liip  I oif.n(oii> c n ���* j �����{_, 1' nn Lii Die liii'Ieisi,," td as  ]i.nsi-l"i~ a'nl,~, ci ,'lili l- iu Jti lhe In ni .i i'in> ol  "I liu \i Imui'li. n~Ji i i (,1iiinnu lits tin-, da} 1/j  luuiiiiil au'^oiit IiCeiid'sMilvert.  All nebls 'ti' tii Uic-ti 1 lliuiare Iu be I-ml to  UiMiidei ���ncd Jnliii 'I. Wjlso i i >d Ik ilnutli A.  I ii"' t -., viliuhi'i .. ^iiiicil .i'id lull iiaj oil all  the li ibihui's ol I be - ii I 'I, in.  Dftltd at Nel-on, Is C, llm 2!lli d ij-of ^I.ucli,  I'm J. AhV}\ i    I IAa'K.  (.   JI. MiI/OIiJIAN.  TC. ,\. I'MI.'HJ ^.  .1. T   Wil.SOV,  A\ ifT c ���,, 1'. J."  W i, gi , VMiclui, Nelson, Ii 0.  Notice of Anpli!;a,Uon for Iacenso.  I in 't'ljj �����' (. nolii i" Ui.ti f iitend lo.ii)|>lv(o  lhe iini'il oi In^D-iii^ tviiiiu -onn, oi ihe  Citi (,f ,N( I i,ii,it us mi\l intoliiiff for mi hold  In et.se fin ibo prctnisct. mI i.tlc upon lol 21, block  0��('io tbewt eoi nei of Vernon und Hall st^eU,)  in tho cily of NeUon. Ii. K. LEMON  /f\  f{\  q\  f$,  ($\  jL 20 Miles east of the City of Nelson, and Terminus ;Ii  jk of the Nelson-Balfour section of          jL  |^��� -    - the -Crow's--Nest "Pass Railway: ~~ m  m  Business and Residential Lots ranging at prices  from $75 to $150 each.  .Terms: One-third cash; balance 6 and 12-months.  fix  '*  This lowmitc is liold jointly by tlio Canadian Pacific liaihvay (f)  '('oinpany and T. G. rt-ocLer. (fi  Apply to FRANK FLETCHER, Land Agent 0. P. B., Nelson, fl  or to T. G. PEGGTEB, Ba^er Street, ^elson, ii ,  ffl  fl\  /fi  /fi  /fi  /fi  IK  V- S^ ����� ��� ^Xi Z�� ��� fi^: e��i fifi-0- a*- 0 ��� ** .-ia*.  ^sisai^^s  ���0<0'0"0.0   0Z-0.fit  Now is the Time  to repla'ce that  Piace your order with  THEO:. MADSON  lents,  Awnings,  and  all kinds of Canvas Goods  Manufactured to Order  BAKER STREET,  NELSON,  GET YOUR  CHANDELIERS  wjaed ron  xo .>! \ rem:? RrQbiui:i), ai.w ns RFAin  B /S^ SB  JOSEPH/vj: strkkv XJiLSOV  Kooteqay Electric Supply &.  Construction Co,  erchant Tailor  FULL LINES QF WINTER AND SPRING SUITINGS  WEST BAEUdft 8TKJfiE31 NKLSON OPPOSJTK SILVKE JONG HOl'JSI-  \ THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON
B.
C.
THURSDAY,  APRIL 12,-1900
BANK OF MONTREAL
CAPITAL, all paid up..$12,000,000
BEST     6.000,000
ord Strathcona and Mount Royal . ..Presidon
on. George A. Dmminoiid Vicc-Prosiden
S. Clou ston G cnoral Manage
THE BANK OF
BRITISH
NELSON
NELSON BRANCH
Cornor Baker and Koolcnuy Streets.
Branches in London (England) New Yohk,
Chicago, and all the principal cities in Canada.
Buy nnd sell Sterling Kxchango and Cable
Ti.msfeis
Giant C'omnicicnil and Travelers' Ci cutis
mailable in an> pail of tho woild.
Ih.ifU lisutd, Collections jUudo, Ktc.
Saving's Bank Branch
cuuiti.s r kaii: or intkhist 1'aid.
BOERS   SHELL   THE   WOMEN.
The Capo Argus under date of
February 2Sfch prints the following
dispatch from Mafeking, which is a
strong commentary on tlio chivalrous manner in wliich the Boors
conduct Avar :
The public are feverishly awaiting news of the relief of Ladysmith, and the excitement is intense.
On January 31st the enemy
shelled the huts in the location.
They knew men were uot there,
and killed two -women and two
child i en.
We uoc the convent as a convalescent home, since the Boers demolished the oiigiual one.
The Boers wore notified of this,
but on January 25th they shelled
the convent with a nine-pounder.
A shell entered a ward in wliich
lady Sarah Wilson and major
Goold-Adams were sitting, and they
both received concussions. Lady
Uordon'Wilson escaped unhurt.
Rowland's farm, a mile out on
the western side of the town, has
ibeen converted into a refuge for
women and children. A bombproof trench has been constructed
as a shelter from the "hells.
Many havo fallen there, though
the Boer leadois have promised to
respect it. b'our hundred women
and children arc iu this laager; half
of whom, perhaps, are Dutch.
The latter aro clothed and fed at
our expense, but nevertheless thoy
are in constant communication with
the enemy.
Ou Friday  evening, January 20,
'•all the Dutch women went into the
trenches to sleGp. * They had never
tdone so before, which excited cuii-
• •osity.   -The occupants of Row land's
ilaager understand Boeftrieks.    Bo-
coming suspicious, they ordered all
the English to take shelter aUo.
Tho Boer^. shelled the women
with all their guns all day on Saturday. It makes one'b blood boil to
think of it. Our signaller read the
enemy's signals, diicoting the fire.
The Dutch women clapped their
hands, cheered, and sang when the
shells fell near the English.
The Boors were afraid to attack
our defence "Avorks, whore the men
await them, but from a distance
"bombard tho helpless. -
1 am glad to say that effective
means have been taken to protect
this laager in future.
Colonel Baden Powell has taken
the spies from the gaol, and put
them ucarer the women's laager,
and has sent word accordingly to
the enemy, that if they shell again
they Avill perhaps kill their own
fiiends.
Wo in Mafeking want people at
"home tcriknow_tlmt_;i-<-ix-inch- gun-
has been employed to kill children.
Is now prepared "to issue Drafts and
Letters of Credit on Skaguay, U. S.,
Atlin, B. C, and Dawson City, If. W. T.
of way had been cut out, all but
about twelve miles, and when work
commences it •will be chiefly grading. If construction is pushed with
any degree of celerity the rails
ought to be laid to tho foot of Tiout
Lake by midsummer and to Trout
Lake City by early fall. That the
era of consti notion is looked for-
waid to -with impatience by the
people of Lai dean no ono can doubt,
but everyone is confident that railway building "will commence soon.
LARDEAU   MINING   NOTES.
Imperial Bank of Oanada
JIKAO   OFFICIO, TOUONTO.
Capital Authorized
Capita! Paid up
Rest
$2,500,000
$2,391,863:
81,554,710
D. R. Wilkic, General.Manager.
E. Hay. Inspector.
Xelson Branch—Burns Block, 221 Baker Street
.). JI. LAV, Manager.
We trust the empire will rise and
insist upon a settlement only when
the enemy is utterly crushed. We
look to Great Biilaiu to assert its
power and avenge our wrongs, and
to avenge the murder of women and
non-combatants.
There is no faltering here, but we
expeet that tho war will be carried
to an end. England knows avo will
hold on here until avo aro starved
out* and if tlio phec is taken it av'iH
bo a cemetery and not a town.
Great Britain must not sell us;
there must bo no conventions-
nothing short of complete victory,
and entire British rule over both
states aviII satisfy the loyalists of
South Afi ica, for what avo have en-
.dured and >aro still prepared to
undergo. __
Lardeau Railroad Construction.
Tiont fjiko Topic.
There is little to be learned concerning tho plans of the railways
Avho have the charters into the
Lardeau, but from Avhat little leaks
out occasionally it i-= thought that
by the end of the month construction on the Arrowhead <Sr Kootenay branch of the Canadian
Pacific Avill have commenced. It is
slated on very good authority that
just as soon as the graders liave
completed Avoik on the Balfour
bianch they Avill be removed to the
Lardeau. As far as Ave iu Trout
Lake are concerned A\edo not anticipate a move on the part of the
railway corporations before the end
of the month as there is still a great
deal of snow lying iu the \ralley of
the Lardeau.   Last year the right
I'eiKiison Kiglo.
Manager Tool Avent up to tho
Nettie L. on Fiiday last, accom-
ied by J\ Cummins, civil engineer,
who Avill make a survey ancl report
on the inner aaoi kings of tho mine,
to belaid before the annual meeting of directors in June. The Avork
for this season -will be blocked out
and shipping possibly continued
right along. A. E. Kincaide Avent
down to the Lauding on Saturday
to ship the 50 tons now there to
the Trail smelter.
Superintendent J. W. Wostfall
intends to hire a force of miners
this week to take up to the Bob
Roy and Highland Chief, owned by
the Scottish-Cauadiau Mining Co.,
and located just over the diA'ido at
Circle City, some seven miles up
the north fork of the Lardeau from
Ferguson. Work will be pushed
vigorously ahead as soon as more
provisions can be got up the trails.
Recent returns -from a shipment
of ore made by the Ethel, a'promising property Avest of Trout Lake
City, owned by a syndicate and
managed by II. McPherson, went
27S ounces in silver, (15G.S0), 25 per
cent lead, and 1 per cent copper.
The ore Avas ticatcd at the Trail
smelter.
HOW THE BOERS LOOT.
house. After collaring everything
they could lay their hands on, they
left, and avc believe thej" got off
acres tho river again.
CONNECTION!   BLUE   LAWS.
Thoy Avautcd   to
diiection.     They
A correspondent scuds the Graham's Toavii Journal tho folloAving
account of how lebcl Dutch in Gri-
qualand West looted a loyal farmer's place at the end of last mouth:
* Wc heard a volley, fired on tho
mountain, aud looking closely with
the telescope avo could see just a
moving mass of men on top of tlio
hill; A few minutes afterwards
the Dutch wore tearing up on
horseback round the tennis court,
up through the camp, and Avhat
seemed to us fiom eA'ery .direction.
Two rode up to tho gate, and came
up ou tho veranda, so wc an cut-out
(there Avere only lone females ou
Lhe place), and after greeting us
they asked: "Where aro tho
English     troops?" Wo     said:
"There aro none here,'' Avhich
Avas quite true, for the small patrol
liad just left the farm. Tlio Boers
said they saw kettles ou the camp
fire, and the English rooibaatjes
must be near,
know   in   AAhat
AA'ant^d to Icuqav in Avhat direction
the tioops had gone, but avc
Avoukln't tell them. Next the commandant came up and asked aaIici-c
fabhor_A\_as,_bnt being told ho was
aAvay from homo, ho asked for tho
keys of the store and shop. Ts\ o
of us> girls went with him, and they
at once started canying all the
goods out, and packing them
in packing eases. The com-
commandant told us if Llioio Avas
anything avc needed, Ave must t.tire
ilj so we selected a Sew aiticloj.
By good luck they did not find the
till, which has a sot-ret compartment. One Boer asked wheie the
till was, and another answered him :
"Do you think"it likely that .they
Avould keep their money hero?"
The money was actually there, and
after thoy left I went down and
pocketed all the ca-ah. It was
lucky f did thus, for °oon after
about a hundred more came.
Thoy broke their Avay into the
shop, by"" smashing the shutter,
but found nothing. Tho first lot
Avent into the store, dragged out
the carts and all saddles. They
took all but tho ladies' saddles. Our
horses had not yet come up, but
the second lot of Boors .simply \\cnt
through tho veldt collecting every
horse. They met Booi. tho groom,
and told him, AviLli a gun at hh
Dead that he Avas to tell wluM-o all
the horses Avhere. Thoy allowed
us Lo keep six cows only. One of
the natives sneaked oil into the
mountain with father*** gun, and
hid it iu a tree, bub thoy found it
and brought it to tlue house. Ilow-
CA-or, as it was not an '"oorlog gun,"
thoy left it.
The commandant gave an oider
that no Boor «Jiould put his foot in
our house, and thoy timted oui
Avord that thoro were no guns,
ammunition   or   menfolk    in    the
The Connecticut blue law.-, enacted by the people of tho '\Doinin-
ion of Now llavcu" and so called
because they Avcto piinted on blue
paper, are remarkable for the ck-
traordinaty stringency of their
enactment". Some of them aie as
follows :
The goA'ernor and magistrates
convened in geneial ass-embly arc
the supicmo power, unci pi- God, of
the independent dominion. From
the determination of the assembly
no appeal shall be made.
No one shall be a freeman or havc
a vote unless ho is converted and a
member of one of the churches
alloAvcd in the dominion.
Each freeman shall swear by the
blessed God to bear true allegiance
to this dominion and that Jesus is
the only king.
No dissenter fiom the essential
Avqi ship of this dominion shall be
allowed to give a vole for electing
of magistrates or any officer.
No food or lodging shall be offered to a heretic.
No one shall cross a river ou  the
foas ting-
beg in at
trimmed
Sabbath   bub ■ "authorized -clergymen.
No ono shall. tr.-iA-el, cook victuals,
make bods, sweep houses, cut hair
or shave on the Sabbath day.
No5one shall kiss his or her children  on tho    Sabbath   or
days.
The Sabbath day  shall
sunset Saturday.
Whoever wears clothes
Avith gold, silver or bone lace above
one shilling per yard shall bo presented by the grand jurors, and
the selectmen shall t,u the estate
£300.
WhooA'cr biing-i cards or dice
into tho dominion shall pay a fine
of JL'5.
No one ^hall eat mince pie-,
dance, play cuid-, or play any instrument of music except the drum,
trumpet and jews harp.
"No gospel minister may join people in maniagc. The magistrate
may join them, as he may do it
Avitli less scandal Lo Chii-t's church.
When patents refuse their children convenient ni images the
magistrate shall duteiinino the
point.
A man who sli ikes his aa ifc shall
be fined £10.
A Avoman   an ho  stiikcs   her  hus
band shall be punished  as  tho Uiav
directs.
No man shall court a maid in person or by letter Avithout obtaining
the consent of her parents; £5 penalty for the first offence, £10 for
the second, and for the third imprisonment during the pleasure of
the court.
Front Doors
Music
Magic
Song* and Story
&>t
In aid of the Canadian
Patriotic Fund will be
given in lhe
Jftli
Inside Doors
Screen Doors
Windows
Inside i'lnish
it--.il and fo.i^fc.
Flooring
lorul and I'oi.'t.
Newel Posts
Stair Rail
Mouldings
Shingles
Rough and
Dressed Lumber
of .ill k!nu>.
Ilf WIIW •. OU WaNT is xor in- STOCK
Ml.  WILT. MAKE li  ] OH \OU
CALL A NO GJ5T PRICES.
Tho Pacific Cable Bill.
Washixotox,  April   11.—With
little   debate    of    importance   the
senate    today   passed   the   Pacific
cable bill, a measure appropriating
y.'B.OOO.OOO for the construction of a
cable lino   between   San   Francisco
and Honolulu,  at  the  instance  of
Mr.   Hale,  chairman   of  the  naval
committee.   Tho senate took up Lhe
bill.     The bill   as   icpoitcdto   tho
'•oiiato    N    <i   substitute    for   the
measure as oiiginally introduced by
Mr. Hale.     It carries an appropriation of #3,000,000 for  the  pioject.
The bill provides for  a  cable from
S.m   I'Vanci^oo   to   Honolulu,   the
the  AA'ork   to be   done   under   the
supervision   of  the   navy    department, a\ hich has made surveys and
determined  the    piacticability   of
tin* route.     Tlio  na\y  department
may use any of its   '•hips  that  can
be adapted to  the  task  of  hiy ing
the cable, and if it needs other ships
iL may charter them.     In  addition
to this it provides  that  the   societal y of the navy, in his discretion,
8#I
if ho finds it not practicable to lay
the cable "by the force of his own
department, may construct it under
specifications and due advertisement . for the construction,
laying and equipment of the
cable. All material and appurtenances shall be of first-class quality.
Mr. Hale explained that the bill
provides for the building of a cable
from San Francisco to Honolulu.
This, he said, would bo in the nature of an experiment, and on the
result of it would depend, in a measure, the fu tin c cour«e of tho government, it might be desiiable iu
the light of experience to start the
Philippine cable from a point like
Seattle and proceed to Japan by
tho northern route. Tho bill passed
without a division.
TREIOIT HOUSE.
AMERICAN
AND
EUROPEAN
PLANS
REAL ESTATE AND
INSURANCE AGENTS
Agents for J. & J.
TAYLOR SAFES
Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.
ursday, April 12t
**yw
£43
HALT, AXTJ  LAKI* S'JIJ. TTS, M",TSO:S'
under
of  Mr
Mr.
tbe management
. E. P. Whalley,
assisted by *
W.   H/   Dowsing-
and
a
number of
prominent local entertainers.
Vices: £1.00, 7.Te and oGc.    Trc
on sale in opera hou«c bloc
kale
'ortofiico Lumber Co.
Rii
(LIMITED)
J. A
DSWAI? & CO.
I scrjrj
and
•re
QQ
ed
REAL ESTATE
INSURANCE AND
GENERAL AGENT
• Queen Drives in the Rain.
Dltiu.in, Apiil 11.—In spite of the
almost continuous  rain, the  queen,
accompanied by   the   princess   Victoria of Uattenberg, surprised a few
spectators iu Phoenix Park by chiving out during the afternoon.    Her
majesty's   destination    today   was
the duke of Con naught's residence,
«hcie she made  a  brief  \isit. and
continued    her   drive   past   Cattle
Iiuock college and  Mount Sackville
convent, where the scholars greeted
her.    The roacK were deserted, rain
and wind prevailed and   the streets
were in terrible condition.    In .spite
of  this, it  was   not  until a  point
ovclooking   the  river  Liffey   was
icached,  that the   queen   ordered
her     caniage      lo       be      closed.
Ju^t  a^>  tho    Highland attendants
closed the carriage the .storm burst
out -with renewed rage but at  tho
hi&i signs of abatement her majesty
oidcred tho carriage to be reopened.
As the vice regal grouncK  came  in
view the storm,   reached almost  a
hurricane, wiLh   blinding rain, and
though the can iago vuis open, the
queen contented   herself  AA'ith  the
■-heller   of   an   umbrella,   and   the
hor*e.- dashed i'orwaid as rapidlyjis
possible,   reaching   tho  vice  regal
lodge rifely no .j o'clock.
MEALS
25
CENTS
UOOMS LIOIITKI) I3Y KLKCTMCITY
AXD IIEATKD BY STKAM
25 CENTS TO 81
321 to 331 Baker Street, Nelson.
QUEEN'S HOTEL
BAKER STREET. NELSON.
Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.
Lirgo comfortablo bedrooms and   flrst-clasa
dinlnh'-room. Sample rooms tor commercial men.
RATES $2 PER DAY
Fi/jrs. E. C. Clarke, Prop.
i.vn: ok mi: tioval hotel, calgaky
averiy Hotel
Tins popul.u Iiotel uluch is now being
cnl.iiKCil and reno\,itc<l, 'Kill be reopened
on 3i.ii cli 1st, v hen it v ill have 10 large,
mcclj furnished .md well lighted rooms,
hc.Uod with hot air. Special attention
will be given to the dining room.
HATKS REASONABLE.
Wholesale
Houses
NELSON
B. C.
/GRATED AND MINERAL WATERS.
rpiroRPU & co.. i.i:\irr;:D.-coiiici vornon
— md G'eiLii ot'eoN, X"l-on, iiiiuiiifcu.tuic."'
of md itholc-iloilcilcrn in rented w.ileis .md
fiuit, ".jiup- &olc .itfciilsfni Halcyon Springs
r.m.ci i.1 vmei.   'J clophono GJ
lK-ir-jtdoor v "sc
otllank of l\i(.~h
<_ olimibiii biuliiuiK.
laker-Street
inaries D.
p.*
j.
f*
nnstj
GENERAL BROKER
; V*
Lumbei
Shingles
Mouldings
TAILOfl
Workmaf]shjp and
quality of goods tiie
hesl obtainable
Opposite lyih ei ICnifr TIulcl, liUvCr M'oet, NeKoii
■=5"     "I » _     VX,V\\i\G
SI §2    I C4S f iss-i s sg- iu:rAIRING
YOUR OWN GDOliS JUAlii; Ui'
OLD CL01HK3 11 \l)U GOOD An KUW
ARTHUR GEE   '
Qcposilo Cliil-o TWM.   MKRr-HAMT TATHOR
in
A-1 White  Pine L:n|ber Alv/ajs
Stoc!^.
^Vo carry a compjptc stock q[
Coast JTlooi'inJ?, Ceiling, Iiibidc ]'1in-
ish, Ttunoil "Wurk, Susji and JJuoi-s.
Spcfi il orilm1 -\voik -will rcwivc
prompt- attention.
Porto Rico Lumber Oo. Ltd
Ooiiimeiors and Builders
WILL \J0 WrLl/TO
"tumber
l dooi s -ftct < f Iioiiiiiron I •ii.pi.-■"." office.
P. O   r.<i^-  >ii.    HiniK'i-   O/Ili-il M7, IIou-,0 1,52
101! Ill AT
Ono i Itxi'ii TIoi.^c .nul i i'p ,5 U-cuiu Tlon^e.
1 (lit hM r.
'Jliuo Lol^ mi M,k*r ^Ii-l„i.
A Itiki^ li tn U
lloii^i^ .aid I,-)!1- i'i  ill i ut , i.f llio t.tj.
1 o ins ,nid iii^tir.iiu.) piupijuli  iitrndtil io.
d
TP.
AM NAB1
17*
GENERAL BROKER
tc m~.
K0j.1l
"Buy"
i 51.' i j
CUT PRICES
oitDKii ok'lino my
IS
rT^'L7'Y7,
A nA 1 v.int to Iip m
F.il! s,nm)lL'j of Kuitii/g-i
KOiitm'f n C'A'i'tfj ktoclt taohot-
it.  n>'ic
rn'l Oru:
in>t rccni\('il
' 'ti'ui-.rei re
'"*!*i inidi* to
li <ici"(. li "on! of m Xcl-
111  Tanrj  VnuiiK" for
roiir onl^r h.u pi ices uc\ e.
ton. All Iho iUo^f.uI, 1
t'lvll .md vstn'ui'.
Lindc^' l.iilrain^ in nil IN hi 11 uic .a kf.ci.iiKy.
l.owi. itpnocis.   Kouni^ 1 and Jl, Ilillj (.1 l;loi,k.
STEVENS, The Tailor
Kootenay   CofTcso   Co.
N1.LB0X, 11. C
("'n/Toc roasters ami dealers in T^i •»• A L'cfl'te.
Olier frc^h rcasird uoiloo Ot ocst <;u'dliy a«
follow,:
J.iia and Avibum Mirta, per riunu.. .   ?   40
.I.O »i f.nd Uorlm Uh'uU, Ii po",ia~ ..... ,..    If/0
Kino fean'y^. 1 pau'i'.',        100
Santos Blend. 5 jinvi'i,  ..    1 fO
O ir Kjico! il IJleti-i, l> fjoiiiids- ,. .,     ... 1 W
Our H10 Itoa,t, B pcuud. , .     11*
A t.ir.l 0'rti*r solirilfd.   P-i!"-:oom '2 dooi   cut
of Odnfollo"" hlo, \   UV't  Hil»i ,• Blifci
Ht~\       A O U3 «^ >~>O. ETT"
BLACKSMITHING
AND EXPERT
HORSESHOEING
ipUj U'OiEdi.J
tli- i 1 .i-i vhLciwrKi*.
Spt'c: .1 ,»fi.jU *i P-L\c'l Vo *J1 1.11
li ir ir>.l <"^t<T0 ■s.oFk '<• i'i c vl-id
biicp.   1Ij.I1 Kl.   'el,-nn  V-xl-ir
10
'y t.
li ',! i-ij.t.,1-
5 ' '•
ft, il \ cni^n
Fruit and Ornamental Trees
It'in !' d( 1 'ron- 111 -r-,
M .KIH'1 1', ll'ilb , IK « ( lOjl
,1' i.itiii; I .:i*c .ind 1 '
,\ l^N i i> ( «n ui 1 < >;!! .1. i
in   si'nd fdi ( il,ih>^-i<(
i \m ..    i •
■-U I ,'C1 1
I Cr I ■' (
Il   Inl   '      ir
Add.o N ,11 t Imj
>    |i ,nt;
•-11 jtr\ in
■' • 'urn-
UUIM 1}
G. 0. Buchanan's
A large ilo k o-t f- ' cip.c-j diy mawhl on
h.jiil, <i,~ j ft 111 S Iii'" 1.1 ''A-..1, dooio, iiionMinK^
turnoJ. v.iTk, etc.
Factory Work a Specialty
Two tlttollmn liot.~u-v foi Tile on r,i*_
C'.w; lol   on   tl.iiiliy   shc.l,  0; jio^ito
lidlol, foi - le it a. b u^ant.
One mi \ til loomed liou-f ai.d uric Unoeioom
hoii-e foi ion!.
See   ANNAEL.E
A. B. BARROW, A.MJ.CE.
W.l jj
er=
ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.
"M'JJj'L & r O.-foujci U.ikor'nnfl
; lnoo -.fieeN, S'l'l^-m, vliolc-sulediMl-
ti<-3iji-.N  i-ispiiUii.   A^nts.fi'i- Hoover
-, t'o. of Dci'.oj, Cololii/io.
^ 1-
pro.,,
i>OIl,
Il'U
\AV   riilAlt    IMMi'lAHCKlXO
('>'. -I <u )«i   j'Uvii   .if (I  il.ili «,j(,*,t>. N't!
uuiiMil j Ti' lis if , i'.Oj .1 Soai" .urn "Kootu
\\e\'-i, 'I'm «"- of il,Mr~,
Tcoal! '        ,
rfitow a Nir..«r pa^o (o.\r. com tax y,-
^    W'MjIe- .10 de 1 ■( ^^ in co il ,md <'(>\e< Ch.111-s
bt. DiL! io   Vi^ci.t   I'l'vC Mie>'l, Xt'-on.
C. A. PROSSER,  MANAGER
A Bi^ Schooner
OF  BEER OR
HALF-AND-HALF
ALWWS
FKISSH
10c
ALWAYS
COOL ' -
The In"! kIiKh ul ')1,c' '" '"-' 'wl '" Ni'lnoii Is tt
'ni'K Cf.lrJIS IIUU.Ij
{JjriK>» Si'fci and
Suiulev btn eu.
f^adclen House
L J. COHRAN, Prop.
U.lker and Ward
Sticets, Nelson
COMJIISSiON  MERCHANTS.
rVVN"^ & CO—Ki'tur eti"(it; Xelson,
(ilif/^.ilo (l"1'ciJ ui htiuors, oijfdis
crpn ',1. h/o !).jc!j r.ii (he cliy, ■*. liei pipv, >tnd
3't"l i.iiU, i.nd (.'Mioial ooni'iii 1 ion inetxh uits.
IT.
FLO'JK AND  FLED.    "
T3UA010IAN ft K! n JKLL1NG COMPAVY
*-* J.TIs—rioi)' '•''eci, Nt Won, vlicievi.lt' deil-
"i'ii l\o ir o.ilf ,• ,}, etc, h ill l.aj ,\n«l g>
.\£..|I= ,1 luiaioiMoTi, Yic'oj.'i, «Ji«i New
itti'  tt,r.
.11 n.
West
PROVINCIAL
.AND SURVEYOR
ro-r.n
P. o  1 >\-
Vlrh,irm an.! Knolvli.*''
,<t i n i \'t'.
.'-irfttfi.
i'.NI. NO
'h
TOONEYTO LOAN"
AT 7 PER CENT
ON BUSINESS PROPERTY
m.\"i fi': i I rn t
-l  ■!„((   ^(.l i„
^1 nil)   1 Ion     t-i'uL
1     i   1o(     ,1 <i<'   ,f"
I'Uoni 2ii.
.   IJ1'M1)I ( 1.   fO-i*,tl.qi
(i'i 1 „      I      Motion «. old
<t .ll'l,   11 iv ,(• il   I'li^illKi ,
(.011 i<-]>('.>di r.ci' soliciud
Tlio only hotel In Nolson that has remained
uncsur 01.0 in.usascmcnt hinco JfeO.
Tim V".'l rrrmu are well furiilihed and lighted
by electricity.
Tlfebar^H ahvojR stocked by tho host dom s-
tie and imported Iiquois and cigara.   ' ,
THOMAS MADDEN.'Proprietor.
B. C. HOTEL   eeie, b. 0.
FRESH AUD SALT MEATS
P ULKNS -S- ( O. -lliUor
*- • wimli .-ilc fl'V.hi-i lli/n"-!
Cold -IO' i_ _^
GROCERIES.
_   \     HACDOs^w H.K.CI).
"—•    .III (• .)!,, t  "-"I ( t's,   A.
j',1 «•,-. ii, 1' 11 m 1   »;'    • -
111 *r! ii iv      ; t 'iiiin.'    ^h
street,    X('<;on,
wd Ciirttl nn ,itr.
t(jrr,i>i Veinpn aml_
'V-, ,!(• glutei t U'lil
i1 - !)jjls, 1 uhbci -,
• i' ».
Fir.t dass m ovory respect. Choicest vrlnes,
K<iudi* und cigar*. l^\ery comfort, for tranetonli
and i evident giiCFU.
Hn.VDOUARTKRa FOR UNION MEN.
ilOSKPJT CAJIPUL'LL. Propriefor.
Vivid j   P.v*l tt II-
rrl ;!) it 1
t    '
•'•■cfi, Nql ou
i^
A\i\,ly O   U. 1.IAVOX, ^iiiiciioi. .n.Koii  H  C
MOYIE   'LOTS
FOR   SALE.
tTOOl ISh' f-LPI'LY tUVPAW, LHJI
J**- 'I'rAi Viiio'i i-Littl, Ndsi.n. whole-ale
irjti_CM._ .
J(lli">
F.
rn
lifr.inir it k1
IrlHiil It    '/Ti'
(.1. —J'rO.it nliicl, Xti-
COAL I
G36AT HBOUOTION
*%Jj~,
ir.nd coil
AllllltiK lil>
U I.-I'IIO.NC
^.n Rf", 10
I
,X.JS
$6.15
Dr^IVSEiSD
fi
Wc West fi .Co.
Lol
Lot
Lol
Lot
0
0
11
7
Block 1 lOashGffer
Clock 5
Block G
Block 7
All  P'oup
W. F
AI>p!U.s -
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NeNoii, U. C. >t VNAUMt THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B. C, THURSDAY APRIL 12 1900  ��  in  ha  m~Q   I  Hrl  w  111  litfi  W  ili >  Ir  P-  If  lb ���  fete  r  [5  Mi*  I*',  Pi!  t  Rubber Gloves  The  FOR WOMEN AND MEN  proper thing for spring house-  cleaning and gardening  Furniture Polish  To make your Furniture look as good  as new, try our  "FRENCH FURNITURE POLISH."  F. Teetzel & Co  Victoria Block, Corner Baker and Josephine Streets  DRUGS AND ASSAYERS'SUPPLIES  m  Noav is the time to get a bargain in Clothing as we are  giving a liberal discount on  these goods for the next few  days in order to make room  for spring goods which are arriving daily  The Nelson Clothing House  217 219 Buker Street  ^0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0,0.0. ift;S>ft:^i2Sii:3iaiSi3U8A.i  y/����'��'5.".?.'?.^?;?'*.'f      .0-0-0-0-0-0-0'0-0-0-0-^_^  w  iti  Hi  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  xti  iti  iti  Hi  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  Hi  iti  iti  xti  iti  iti  iti  iti  Ui  iti  iti  iti<  iti  iti  Hi  Easier  Comes but once a year  Call  and Examine our  Novelties  iti  iti  iti  iti  Hi  ��� ii    W  specially   \%  selected for Easter Presents  m&  We are Strong  in Uic newest, find best selluis for our oustomei ���>.���Belts,  Kiicndtliip Ho.nts, Ulonso bets, Slciling Xo\olties. Manicure Sets, I3i iNics, Comb-,, Sou\onir Spoons, Lumps Vases, Fire SeU  Otij\ Tables, U'nibiclla Slands, Aiistn.in Alt Goods, Pianos, Sowing  Machines, K)ii\u?. 1'oikh, Spoons, Pe.ui Handled I-'ish and Caki-Sets,  C.uvets, etc Also a*f��U line of w.Uchesund 10,\ehy. including all tho  lalest up lo dale stylo-, and pieciwis si one-.  We are Strong  In our .ibiltlj lo ftn nish in all reason-, ev'trj worth} itjle  in eveiy lelinhle arliele that our customers can usk for  dining- the present Easier season. '  We are Strong  m the friendships of onf hundreds of customers \\ ho manifest thou  friendship and conlldenco hi  standing bj us  sen-on after reason, and j ear after j cai. >  Wateh repairing a specialty  All work is guaranteed by  JACOB DOVER, The Jeweler  xti  iti  Hi  iti  \fc  Ui  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  xti  iti  xti  iti  iti  iti  Ui  iti  iti  Hi  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  A\y^'A-i��--&'-a'-ia,-S'-S''-S'������;&���-!& ���    g-g.,^g.-fl��.-g-tf-flg.,g,^g,^^:  ���)s-T��^Sf'TS-7f-s':TS-0-0-0^0-0       ��?*��T"S;>5r-a?"ai;.c.��r'"^'��'.��r'S��'  Great  Clearing*  Sale  ��� ���  $12,000-Stock -uf" Dry" Goods  Selling at Wholesale Cost  We have received a large consignment of  Underskirts which are Exceptional Values.  Fancy Percale Underskirts at 75c  Black Sateen Underskirts at $1.25 and $1.50  Fancy Colored   Mercerised   Sateen   Underskirt (flounced) at $2.15 and $2,75  Fancy Colored Silk Underskirts at $3.25  New Shirt Waists at 50 and 75c  Black Sateen Shirt Waists at $1  Fancy Colored Mercerised Sateen Shirt Waists at $1.75  CITY LOCAL NEWS  Janies McDonald of the firm of D.  McArthur & Co., furniture dealers, rushes to the  defence of poddlei-K. It i.s not so ninny nionthsago  that this .lames .McDonald appealed, Willi (cars  in his eyes, to I ho same mayor that ho i.s now doing his utmost to discredit., and liinde complaint  I hat peddlers of furniture were injuring t,he business of II. McArthur & Co. 'lhe furniture  peddler was summoned to appeal' before Ihe  police magistrate, who imposed a line of S7j>,  which was paid, and the town luis been free from  furniture peddlers from that day to this. The  trouble wilh men like ".lim" Mi-llimiilil i.s, that  thoy imagine their interests arc ihe only interests worthy of consideration.  William Hering was charged  at  the police court yestcrdn}* with bin boring three  dogs without having secured a license for them.'  The matler was adjourned until today. i  Superintendent    J.    AV.    Troup  ninile a business trip to Sandon yesterday.  The first Chinaman to appear in  court for neglecling to pay tho road tax came up  yesterday when a (Jelestnl named Ling was lined  ��3 and assessed ��:! for his tax. The magistrate  warned the Chinaman that the lax must he paid  without fooling.  AVilliam P. Kenibbs, United States  consular agent here, received a telegraphic message from Tloston yesterday apprising him of the  death of his youngest sister. Mr. ICenibbs was  not aware of her illness and the sad news was a  terrible shock to him.  The meeting of those interested  in rifle shooting has been postponed until S p.m.  Saturday and will be held in the board of trade  rooms.   All interested arc invited to attend.  The remains of the late Edward  Young were interred yesterday. The deceased  dipd of pneumonia at the general hospital on  Monday. So far as can be a-certained he was  without, friends or relatives in the province.  The attempt to raise the sunken  barge near the C.P.R. slip was finally abandoned yesterday and divers Moore and McDonald  will return to the Coast today. The failure to  save the barge was not through any fault of the  divers as they attached tackle to the wreck seven  difl'crent times and on each occasion the chains  used snapped without bringing up the hull. The  heaviest chain gear obtainable wa.s employed  without success, and it was concluded yesterday  that the task was hopeless. Tho experiment was  quite costly. ^  Commodore Gore returned from  Robson yesterday where he took the steamer  Minto'srlin for a day to enable her captain, Albert Forstland, to wed ono of Xakusp's fair  maids. Tho happy couple took a run to Kossland, returning to Itobson on Tuesday night. At  the moment they arrived there were live, locomotives and two steamers in the dopotand at the  dock. The seven steam whittles were opened to  their widest to accord a welcome to the captain  and his bride  When the Nelson militiamen leave  for Esquimalt they will be shy one "man who  backed out yesterday. Tho m in in question was  not.i momlorof the idle coinpanj until the last  day or so, when he was swoin into Ihe zuilitiu.  At the tune the Sti.ithcona lloise was lecrnitcd  thisiii.iii passed thcovimmatioiiund wascnlisted  only to bail? out a fow hours; befoie the boa! left  the dock Then bo enlist ul to So to Kwiuunalt  and has backed out.igdin. Undoi the uulttiaaot  tho local oflicois em make matters! inteiosting  for lum.  John A. Kirkpatrick litis been appointed .idinmKli.itor of tho estate of the laic  Hugh MoDeuiiid, who died hkNoIsou about a  jeirago The estate includes scvorll nnneiul  claims in the Siiuilkamcen country.  A marriage   license   was issued  vo-.teul.iy to WiHiamShmm.inUehel and Emma  Smith, both of Nelson,    ,  W. A.  Stephens of Nelson, has  hatisteired a tlnnl intciePtin (he Copper Plate  minctal cl.uii' on Morning mouulain, to Maggie  J. .lonci, the considesation being ��.">().  Dr. W. O. Hose severs his Connection wilh the icctieial hospital at the end ot this  month. Ho will be succeeded by Dr. .Stewait A.  Ross, now house phjsieian at ll.ilc.i0n Uot  Sittings.  A man named Johnston, who kept  a small stoical Arrowhead, was diowned m the  Airow laki last week lie \i,ntuii,doutilialcakj  caiine and his uiaft was swamped.  F. AV. Swannell, seeietary of the  gencial hospital, has compiled the quaiteih 10  poit of rho institution, the flguies being as follows: January,pitlohI��.V>, dais 110. Febiuan,  pa'icnlsSlI, ilii}&317; M.ucli. patients 10, dijstflli;  total iiatienfs, l.Vi, aggu'g.ue dajs ticatmenl,  1-tOi.   The proi incia] giant is $ISTG,50.  The lire department had a suc-  ce-sfulptaetieciuti jci>(enla.\ afternoon.  The contribution  of the  Nelson  O. I'. I! emplojcc-? to the Canadian PatiioiiC  iMind .unoiints to $��� SH)    1 he steamboat stall sub  scribed $1C7, and the railroad men ��173. while the  trainmen's donation will be forwarded through  the western head offlceat Witiuipegand will very  materially swell the amount. The Italians cm-  ployed in the section gangs would not give up a  cent toward the fund, with the exception of three  or four who chipped in cheerfully.  T. J. Lendrum has returned  to  Kootenay, after spending the winter in tho old  country and southern California. He left Nelson  yesterday for tho Slocan, and expects to remain  around his old haunts fora week or two.  'Tom" Devlin of Kaslo was discussing tho political situation at the Phair last  evening.  E. P. AVhalley's vaudeville entertainment in aid of the Canadian Patriotic Fund  will he played at the opera house this evening,  the curtain rising punctually at 8 p. m. The program includes the following numbers: Overture  hy HorrSteinorls orchestra: quartette, C Prosser, Hardie, Johnson und Caldwell; sparring exhibition, R. Slugg and K. McCinn; song, J. G.  Devlin;   comedietta,   "My   Uncle's  Will." Mrs.  ESTABLISHED 1892  H.   BYERS   &  HARDWARE  CO  ESTABLISHED 1892  Garden, Mill,  Steam  Hose.  and Suction  Childrens  Novelties  See the large display fresh  'the makers in New  York at the  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  Black and Galvanized Sheet Iron  Soft Steel Plates  1-8, 3-16 and 1-4 x 72, 96 and 120  Agonts-  Truax Ore Cars, Giant Powder, and Metropolitan I'use, elc.  H. BYERS & CO.  NKLSON  KASLO  SANDON  Whalley. U. M. Macdonald, C. ]{. Winter: song,  V. Worthingtoii; magic and mystery. W. H.  Dowsing: buck and wing dance, E. McGinn;  recitation. .1. McKay; "Knowledge is Power," K.  P. Whalley. The program is an exceedingly attractive ono, and tho performance will bo woll  worth seeing. It may be mentioned that at ono  time Mr. Dowsing was ono of the lending amateur entertainers in the old country.  Ex-mayor Neelands is back from  a trip to tho coast, where he went lo dispose of  some of his farming interests. He says that Vancouver is growing and is apparently in a fairly  prosperous condition.  The C. P. Si. work train  with a  considerable stall" goes oui? tomorrow morning lo  ' , where a couple of days \  put in repairing the road bed generally.  Palace  m  the Madden Block,  Ward Street,  irniiig  the Slocan branch, where a couple of days will be  put in repairing the road bed generally. The  train will then be employed between here and  Itobson. The preliminary steps in the improvements between Nelson and Itobson aro now being  taken.  The case of Aitkins vs. the C.P.R.  was settled yesterday when the railway company paid Taylor & < Hannington,' the plaintiff's  solicitors, ?10()0 and costs according to the agreement entered into some time back. Mr. Aitkins  will also ho givon transportation to the east and  back for himself and wife.  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  Ice Cream and  lee Cream Sodas  served in the Palace  Parlors.  HOTEL   ARRIVALS.  At the Hume.���C. F. Caldwell, Kaslo: .1. W.  Stone, Toronto: D. W. Moore, Trail; VV. Jackson,  Montreal: C. Cumniings, Grand forks: C. M.  Kecfe, Fort Steele; F. II. McCarter. Grand Forks;  J. C. Illandv, Kaslo; A.< Dodds, Silverton: P. K.  McMillan. Toronto: Henry Hoy, Kosslnnd; Mrs.  and Miss Sweet, Vernon; C. L. Lightfoot, Vancouver. ,  At the Queen's.���R.Ti Olson, Procter; Frank  Dick, Slocan: K. A. Baker, Faston's Corners"  Ontario; W. J. Adams, Kaslo.  NOTICE   OF   MEETING.  A special meeting of the Trades and Labor  Council i.s called for Friday, at 8 p.m., in the  Miners' Union hall. Important business is to be  transacted and all delegates are requested. to  attend. J. H. .VIATHKSOX,  Secretary.  ELE0TEICAL   SUPPLIES.  XrOOTFNAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY & CON-  *&-   STItUCTION COMPAN Y���Wholesale dealers in telephones, annunciators, hells, batteries,  lixturcs, etc., Josophino street, Nelson.  Do You Want the Best ?  We   Have   it!  .We.beg to. advise receipt of a large     ���'  assortment of Fancy Groceries, consisting of all the  delicacies that the market affords.  Inspect our stock.   Everything guaranteed.  THE WESTERN MEM^NTILE COMPANY,  Limited.  FANCY AND STAPLK GllOCKKIES  BAKER STREET, NELSON  w  Hi  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  \l>  xti  iti  Hi  Hi  xti  iti  Hi  Ui  iti  Hi  iti  iti  xSl  /jS^T^s^sr'S^^tpsp*^^      ^���^^0^0^0f9-0-0-0-0-0>^_^s  Arrived   and   opened  the finest shipment of  T  that Nelson has ever had in the market  Owl Chop No. 30, Pure Ceylon Tea  Ram Lai's well known famous Indian Tea  Direct from the Gardens.  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  Telephone 10 185 Baker Street  iti  Hi  Hi  iti  iti  Ui  iti  iti  Hi  Uh  Hi  iti  xti  iti  iti  iti  Hi  iti  iti  iti  ��/  AVv>-m-^'-^-^.^-^-a>-a.-^-ja-a       0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0'.*���*���>**!����� ,  z. '0>-9-0-0-0-0>-0-0-'0>-0-0-0 5r:'ff.C-'��?'��!'flf''5l',8;.*r.'8E''C"<-��.'  POTATOES  A carload shipment of Early   Rose   Potatoes just ( received   from  , Vernon.   Those requiring seed potatoes should order at once.  P. O. HOX 17B.-  HOUSTON BLOCK.  Telephone 181,  Blue Kibb'on'Tca Ahvaj-s on Hand.  Fre^h Ew> Received Daily  John \. Irviqg & Co.  See our new Sailor Hats at 40 and 60 cents  ELLIOT II LOCK  BAKKR ,STKKET  ASK YOUR GROCER  THE CELEBRATED  :a  The Best that Money can Buy.      Take no Other.  'Jlluiufacfuicdbj (lie Brackiiiau-JCer Jlilluig' Co. Ltd.  Vjoloiia. V.incoiner, Westrninilor, Kdmonlon, Kov>land, .Noi-son.  at Light is  OAS FITTING OUi} SPECIALTY  PLUMBING OF ALL KINDS  VictorU Street, opposite I'ostofllco.  UT US PUT W C^S  STRACHAN 6B0S.   BUSINESS, MENTION   To   tho Ladies of   Nelson -You  are cordialL muled to a'tend tbe .Sjninijr 5111-  lincrv Opening at Madame L'nbelds pailori, in  Ihe IIiJl block, on T!uii-d.i,v, Apiil Ulh. and tbe  following ten ilnj ���.. Over UiannsclnlhiitK store,  llaker sheet,, Xelson, Hiifish Columbia.  To Let���Rooms furnished or un-  ftnnislied. Applj tour doors abo\c (lie cilj ball,  Violoiia slice!,.  "Wanted���At' once, 'a good  coat  ninkci. M'ne.il inv evjiunse (o enKag'o ?ob. l\  David, tbe Miiili'sTailoi, Sandon, B. C.  Tin-:  Tj{iih;xk    job   department  has (be llne=t stoil: of emolnpos^Mei made in  Cmait i.  At   the Nelson   Bazaar   can  be  ran be fotnid Llie following ai Holes- Ono Now  Yoik. sqiimo ii.niio, piuo StlM ono ICskriKh'O 01-  Ktin, puce SI0; one Iefiifjoi.itor, pi'ne $11); one  atitupie oak li.ill rack, price SKI; ono ll\ e drawer  eliillonier, pine $1(K). one U'Jieelti te Wilson  h0��mtf mai lime, price ��1(1.  Furniblied rooms to let.    Best of  aUend.int". Applj' Carney block immediate!}  easi of oddfellow* li ill.  '   Wanted��� Situation by competent  �� oiiidii. us looIc in sm.ilj fanlilj. Addi ess M. K.,  Tiibnlio.  Lost. - On  .April  5th   instant, a  bioivn Spinici dog named "Snipe," bad on a steel  e'l.im eoll n witli If li. A. in.iikei! on <n!lar.  1 mder \wll be ic wauled on anplwng to W. A.  Waul, care of Waid Hio-.. Nelson, II. O.  Spot ea&li paid for second-hand  {roods of all knsds.it Uic Nelson Ila/aar, Malone  iSwTtojfillus block.  Niekerson���"Watchmaker,   Baker  street, oppositeQiiccnVi bold. T\\entj-fl\o years  evpenencc.  The  household  effects of Mrs. .T.  i:. Mil son and Mi. A. W. I'eik for s.Uo at the  salerooms of the Nelson U.u.iar. Malono & Tie  ifilliiHbloik. Call and inspect, an tliej nitisL be  sold befoie Apul litlt.  Houses furnished with new and  second-nund fi'iuilme, oi itn\ed new .mdsecond  hand lm nitiiie, on the in il.i!linc;,l pli'ii, bj the  Nolson IU./ iar, Alnlono fc Ticgillus block.  "When your wateh don't keep  time, see Niekerson, Baker stieet. Satisfaotoiy  work or no cIi.uk<n.  Hack   calls   left at the Bodega  Saloon.   Telephone 171.  Man going to Cape Nome has con-  sii<!H.d.iIJ Iih household furniUiio lo Niokcihon,  Uikei htreel, oppo.sito Queen'h hotel. Call and  ha\ e it look. Blankets, hhoctH, table cioths, pil  lows, and everything' you waul. Goods mubt be  .sold al once.  ^fr���>^. m^.->i^. ^gfc. >PK��^a���� ^g*.'iJS^'js^'3SL''S*' *-S>,m?'*-S'*Si'-S> ^1^5 ^'^ '^'^'^' f!0'''��*'**''��?-**���e*'**''*0-*��*'���*?���&'<___*.  ���^fP^E* ^0^-^S*-00-'fi* - 0*-0*' 0*'0*- fi*- 0* ��� *"\ 0*' 0*' 0*' 0* +i\i* ^ ��� >��|"��. ���**. ��� ,^�� ���>*. ��� ^ ���**��. ���>*^ ���*���� ��� ^^ ���**�� * *���* ��� **. ��� ^��. "*^ ��� ^^ *^,tf5j!  Ten Days Cleaping* Sale  The result of an immense purchase of summer goods, bought at a big reduction on, the  manufacturers prices. We expect the consignment in a few days and, must make.ropm. The  way we will make the room is by giving you liberal discounts and extremely low prices on  all lines now in stock. Watch our advertisements. You will have many money saving  chances' to secure seasonable Dry Goods.  m  m  m  m  m  m  torn  m  m  m  m  Wash Goods  m  m  m  m  m  m  40  12  I'ieees Magog Prints, fast colors, all new patterns ; regular  loc and ISc; they now are Vie.  Pieces American Percales and Prints; regular 15c and 12le;  - our price is lie  Pieces Canadian Prints, stripes and spots, fast colors; regular Sc and 10c ; all one price, 5'e  Pieces Plain and Fancy Pkjue; regular 18c and 20c;, special  to* clear 15e  New Silk Blouses  m  12  stripes, Blue, Pink, Mauve,,Green,  regular value $0.00; cleariiig���oufc  fix  Luxor Silk Blouses  in  Black and Cardinal ;  at $"4.00  Taffetla Silk Blouses, fancy stripes, in Pink, Mauve, Blue,  Cardinal  aud  Yellow; regular $15.00; our sale price is  $10.00  Tafietta Silk Blouses.   The latest styles with fancy fronts  and   tuekingj in Cream, Turquoise, Cadet,   Pink   and  Mauve; regular $21:00,  $22.50 and*$25.00.    Now all one  price, $1G.,j0  12  Ladies Tailor-made Suits  Tailor-made Suits in Brown, Grey, Pawn, Homespun, Box-  Plaited Skirts, Percaline lined. Itegular $10.50; cut-  price is now $13.75  Tailor-made Suits, Homespun cloth iu Brown, Grey and  Fawn.   Regular $18.00 and $20 ; all one price, $10.00  Tailor-made Suits. Homespun or Serge, iu Black, Green,  Grey, Fawn, Brown and Navy; latest style; silk lined  jackets. ' Regular $23.00 and $25.00; must go at $21.00  Tailor-made Suits. Check Homespun, Tweeds, Worsted  and Herringbone effects; box plaited skirt; silk lined  jackets. Regular $30.00 and $35.00 ; our price now, $28.50  m  m  m  m  m  m  m  All Worth Seeingr  and Crash Skirts; regular  $2.00;.a snap at  regular $1.00 and  Dozen  Pique  $1.25  Dozen  Trimmed Piqne or Crash Skirts  $4.50; all must go for $3.75  Dozen  Black Lustre Skirts; regular $3,50' and $4.00,  lot is $3.00  This-  Reduced prices on Housefumishings  Reduced prices on Parasols   Reduced prices on Lace Curtains   Reduced prices on Dress Goods  m  m  ^  you  Remember these prices are for io days only.  are wise you will select early while the assortment is complete.  m  fix  itv  Houston Block, Bafeep Street  �����������'"  P.\

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