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 DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  . WEEKLY EDITION  BY MAIL  TWO  DOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH YEAR  NELSON:  FRIDAY MORNING  MAY IL  J900.  PRICE FIVE  CENTS  THE WONDERFUL NEW SHELL  Senate iri Secret Session.  Washington", May 10.���Again today tiie senate discussed iu secret  session tiie mysterious projectile  "with which tho navy department  lias been experimenting*-* on armor  plate. The publication in this  morning's papers of the details of  tlio secret session held yesterday.  In the course of whicli senator Till-  ;��� man laid before the senate informa-  '_ tion he had received atthe naval  I department concerning the armor-  \ piercing projectile that had played  ; such havoc with the best armor  I tested at the government proving  >\/ground at Indian Head convinced  many senators of the futility of attempting by secret sessions to keep  information from the public. However, while senator Tillman Avas explaining to the senate today what  he desired to accomplish by the  secret session yesterday, another  secret session was moved, the senate  preferred to hear the South Carolina  ��� ������*���i-i*��-i*i i  eign representatives in that capital  have jointly notified president  Kruger that ho will be held personally responsible by their governments for the safety of the Johan-  nesbm'g mines, it can be stated that  the United States representative,  consul Adolbert Hay, did not join  in the representation if any such  were made. The department of  state will adhere to its uniform  policy in such matters, of acting  singly. It may be that its line of  action will parallel that taken by  tiie powers jointly, but it will not  be in any degree affected thereby.  ROMAN CATHOLIC LEGATION  News of-the Church.  I  senators explanation behind closed  doors.  After the galleries had been  cleared, senator Tillman reiterated  substantially the statement concerning the Indian Head tests of  armor plate which he had- made  yesterday. He pointed out the  effectiveness of ther projectile,  tipped with a point of soft steel,  against the armor tested, and used  1 hat fact as au argument against  the payment by the government of  what he ^termed "monopolistic  piice'sfor armor." He dwelt upon  the vulnerability of the best known  armor���including the Krupp armor  ���against the  projectile.      He. ar-  1,5 raigned the navy department for  | making public yesterday the de-  tailsyof a test of armor with the  six-inch gun iu which one of the  soft-nosed projectiles pierced the  plate almost as if rit were oak, declaring his belief that the test had  been made public for the effect it  might have upon the senate debate  on the impending bill.  jSynator Chandler-felt the navy  irtV^ai'tmen t had not dealt frankly  with the senate in respeefc to the  information regarding the teste.  Senator Hoar discussed the subject briefly, deprecating the evident  inability^of the senate to keep its  --.carets and criticizing the navy department for publishing information withheld from the senate.  After some brief discussion it was  decided,-inasmuch as the salient  facts had been published, that the  niliior plate matter might as well  1 e considered in open session. In  * Hi is connection it was pointed out  ' iliab there was really no secret  about the soft-nosed projectile, as  4 i he navy department has been ex-  _- periuienting with the projectile for  1'years.  Later in the day a communication  . way submitted to the senate by senator Hale from the bureau of  oi dnance of the navy department,  iu which was -described���minutely  llie effect of the projectile in question upon various kinds of armor*  Jr. was shown that the projectile,  which is a solid steel shot, not a  s-hell, carrying no explosive charge,  would pierce the best of armor  \\ lien the conditions of the tests  were perfect in ovory instance, but  only iu suck conditions.  Spanish Politics Troubled.  Pauls, May 10.���A dispatch to  the Temps from Madrid says the  greatest perplexity prevails in the  political world over the situation  ejeatcd by tho events in Catalonia,  tho national union campaign, the  scheme existing between tho indus-  trial and -commercial classes aud  the political parties aud by the  jittitude of the Carlists, republicans  and socialists, who are -always  ready to take advantage of all circumstances, a situation which is always assuming exceptional gravity.  Marshal Martino de Campos summed  up the situation in the following  words: "The miiiistry must govern  Washington, May 10.-���The new  auditor of the papal legation, Rev.  Dr. Francis Marchetci, arrived in  this city from Home today. He  came via Naples and, on account of  his voyage covering about two  weeks, reached the legation feeling  quite unwell. Archbishop Mar-  tinelli and Rev. Dr. Rooker, secretary of therlegation, left Washington today for Portland, Oregon.  MonseigneurMai'tinellistatedthat  he was going west to'fulfil.a promise made by him to the archbishop  of Oregon, Dr. Alexander Christy,  who* desired to receive the pallium,  or badge of rank, direct from  his hands. Both himself and  Dr. Rooker will be absent  from Washington for , at least  three weeks during which time Dr.  Marehelli will have charge of the  legation. ,He is a native of Rome,  was born in 1867 and has never  visited America before/altliough he  speaks English fluently. He succeeds Monseigneur Donatius Saretti  recently appointed ' bishop of  Havana,. Cuba, who was the first  auditor of the legation.  Before leaving archbishop Mar-  tinelli stated that no credence  should be placed in the rumors regarding episcopal appointments.  But three vacancies, those at Vancouver, Savanah and Tacoma have  been filled, as announced by the  Associated Press. Monseigneur  Martinelli expressed his *��� surprise  that a report cabled from England  recently announced the appointment of Dr. Sparreti as archbishop  of Havana."  'He says that no appointment Jias  been made for one archdiocese already exists in Cuba, that of Santiago, of wliich. archbishop Baranta  is the incumbent. ' Both bishop  Sharetti of Havana and bishop  Belnk of Porto Rico are his suffragans, as the province of Santiago  includes these, sees alone.  J. C. BROWN IN THE CABINET  Coast Political Rumors.  Victoria, May   10.��� [Special to  The Tribune.]���The entry of J. C.  Brown into the provincial cabinet  has occasioned considerable  speculation in regard to what influences  led him  to alter his attitude towards Mr. Martin.   It is  rumored  that he entered the cabinet only  after   an   arrangement   had   been  reached whereby the question of  the   premiership   will   be thrown  open after the elections, and. the  government   supporters    will    be  asked to decide, between   himself  and the present premier.     Rumor  .has   also -associated   the name of  Cotton with the post of agent-general in London, should Mr. Brown  become   premier.     Comox   correspondence says   the   Independents  are having" a hard time to find a  candidate.; *  " The ex-minister of finance reappeared in.' town _ last Saturday.  He is not averse to talking politics,  but has very little to say concerning his extremely short tenure of  the portfolio beyond that; he received it honorably, and resigned it j  honorably. The refusal of Mr. Mclnnes to oppose Mr. Mounce in  Comox practically makes the latter's  election a certainty.  collective note- informing president Kruger that the powers would  hold him personally: responsible for  the safety of the mines, and would  support Great Britain in enforcing  compensation in the event of their  destruction. ���  or resign.  The Quito's Cargo.  New York, May 10.���The Quito  sailed today for Bombay, India,  with 200,000 bushels of corn for'the  famine districts. This, the largest  cargo ever carried by any vessel on  a similar errand, comes from all  denominations in all parts of the  United States. The Kansas India  Famine Relief committee is represented by 20,000 bushels.  Will Play a Lone Hand.  Washington, May 10.���Respect-  jug the statement telegraphed from  Pretoria to the effect that the foi'-  WE WILL FIGHT TO THE END  Steyn's Brave Boast.  Nkw York, May 10.���According  to a dispatch to the Herald from  Zand river, via Lorenzo Marquez^  president Steyn in an interview  with Richard Harding Davis last  Monday said:  "We will fight to the end. Not  one of my burghers is unwilling to  fight. We have never considered  abandoning the Transvaal. We  will fight at the Vaal river, at Pre-  toiia and afterwards in the mountains. We have nothing to gain  by peace, everything by fighting.  The British are now at Winburg  and Virginia. We expect a big  battle shortly.".  Boers Move From Ladybrand.  Thaba Nvm\ May 9.���The Boers  have moved their ' headquarters  in this district from Ladybrand to  Cloeolon. They occupy strong positions at Negathling's Nek. The  British, including general Brabant,  are scattered among a number of  strategic^ points, securing the  country south of the line from  Winburg to Lady brand.  Women Want to FiHht.  Pretoria," May    9.��� President  FILIPINO   REBELS   ACTIVE  Several Encounters.  .Manila, May 11. ���9 a.m.���A force  of 500 insurgents attacked 25 scouts  of the '18th" regiment near San  Jacinta, province of Pagasin, on  Monday but were routed by the  scouts, ten of their number being  killed. The Americans lost two  killed. On April 26tli'the rebels  burned and sacked the town of  Thoean, near Buleon, murdering  natives who wore friendly to the  Americans, and two Spaniards.  The Americans killed 37 of the insurgents.  On the same date major Andrews']  with two companies of troops attacked general Blajica's stronghold  near Ormie Leyte island. Majiea  had brass cannon and plenty of ammunition, but after three hours of  .fighting the insurgents fled. Their  loss is not known. The Americans  lost two killed and 11 wounded.  They destroyed the enemy's rifles,  powder and stores.  THE   PRIMARY   ELECTION  A Large Vote Polled.  The primary election held yesterday to elect delegates to the Provincial Party convention resulted  in bringing out a large vote. At  midnight about one-third of the  ballots had been counted. The  counting will be resumed today.  As far as counted the vote stood  Bunkor, Alfred .'....-.......:......   Campbell. Stuart G. ...-.....'.   Colling, James   Dow, Alex ..................';   -.   Fleminsr.P ..".".*:   Galliher,.W. A ,  Gibson, John A ;   Gilker. James A ...... .".-.".';..:'.   Hamilton, John   Hillyer, Charles.  <..'���.   Hurry,Robert.  ...\i..........  Irving, John A.���.-.-  :   Kilpatrick. Ward....".. .i   .Lapointe. John   Madden, Thomas .'.   Matheson, John II ���,_..- ,   Malone,.John J...   Madson, Theodoro     Mullen, John ���;. :���' : .'   McBeath. David   McCaudlisK, W. E ......'......'...   McLean, W; A.   MbMahon. Robert:................:   McPhee, James   Robinson, Robert..'.-...:..........; ���  Scanlan, T. J;.......... .'..'.......;..'.....-..  Stanley,- Gilbert. -.������.'-.'.���'.:...........  Starkey. Fred .'. .-..'. i_;i'..- '...���.......  Taylor, S. S-... _.......;.....���.....���:.........  Teetzel. W. F .'.  Thorpe, G. J. V-..-. ���;..":���... -.  Waterman',' C. A......    Wilson, P. E ......;. >y..............  ... 43  ..-..85  ....(.3  ....74  ....GO  ....80  ....71  ....ill  ....7(i  ...7<>  ...'.fil.  ..'..81  ....72  ....50  ... 70  .-...82  ....73  ....(il  ....(.7  ....95  ....07  ...73  ....12  ....81  :...��0  ..-..111  ....03  ....72  ....70  .:..70  ....(io  ....42  ....07  Money.  ���^10.���James  Kruger has received a telegram  from a burgheress asking if the  time has not arrived for the formation of a corps of women, adding  that she is prepared with a body of  women volunteers to take up n��rrns  in defense of the independence of  the Transvaal.  Good News From Baden-Powell.  London, May 10.���The war office  has received from lord Roberts a  dispatch, dated Zand river camp,  May Oth, saying: " I have received  a most cheery telegram from colonel Baden-Powell, dated April  27th."  Many Fires in America.  New York, May 10,���The national board of fire underwriters in  annual convention today, elected  the following officers: President,  G. P. Sheldon, New York; vice-  president, E. L. Ellison, Philadelphia; secretary, Robert B. Heap,  Philadelphia; treasurer, Fred W.  Arnold. In his address the retiring president, H. G Irvin of Philadelphia, reviewed the events of the  year, and said that the fact-which  must impress itself on insurance  men as of most serious importance,  is the enormous Are loss of the  country, which amounted in 1899  to $153,597.83. Mr. Irvin said: "If  we may judge from such records as  are accessible, property in the  United States is burning in a  greater proportion to values than  in any other country. This is the  more startling when the destruction goes on in a year like the one  under review, when business generally is admitted to have been good."  Forbid Travel on Lake Bennett.  Victoria, May 10.���The Canadian  authorities, have forbidden travel  on Lake Bennett until the opening  of navigation. This means that  traffic will not be allowed on the  lake until the steamers commence  to navigate its, waters, which will  probably be three or four weeks.  Canadians Are at Winburg.  HAjMilton, May ' 10.���Captain  Carpenter, who left Halifax in  charge of recruits for tbe first contingent in South Africa, cabled his  father yesterday that he "had arrived at Winburg, Orange Free  State, which indicates that the recruits are at that point.  Free Staters Moving North.  Maseru, May 0.���The Free Staters are moving in small parties,  with their herds, from Ficksburg to  Bethlehem, on their way to Harris-  mith or the Vaal.  Another Denial From Berlin.  Berlin, May 10.���The semi official  papers this evening deny that Germany   has  participated    in   any  No Corbett  New; York, Ma;  Jeffries and James J. Corbett will  fight 25 rounds tomorrow night in  the arena of the Seaside Athletic  Club ' for the heavyweight  championship of the world, now held by  Jeffries.    They   will    wear     live-  ounce*      gloves       and      Queens-  berry   rules   will    govern,   except  that there shall be no hitting in  the clinches.   Charley White will  be the referee.    It is expeeted that  between 10,000 and 15,000 persons  will see the nght,-whieh will be for  60 per cent of the gate-, receipts or  About $'15,000.     Of fchi4 sinn^the  winner is to receive 75 per cent or  $33,750, while the loser will  get 25  per cent.   There is plentyof Jeffries  money   in 'sight, but   Corbett currency   is   hard   to find.      Jeffries'  admirers      have ���   entire      confidence     in   the     champion.      The  men     have    agreed     there    will  be     no     hugging     or ,   holding.  Each principal tomorrow night will  have at least three seconds.    Gus  Ruhlin, George  Considine and Lee  Pardelle will be in Corbett's corner  and   Jack   Jeffries,  Tommy  Ryan  and   Ed   Dunkhorst   will   second  Jeffries.  ROBERTS ACROSS THE ZAND    f  Strange Headquarters.  London, May 10.���Lord Roberts  reports to the war oflice as follows:  - --Cable- Cart,-headquarters-at  front, May 10.-9:10 a. m.���We are  now across the Zand river. The  enemy are still holding a strong  position but we are gradually pushing them back."  The crossing of the 'Zand river by  the British appears to have been  effected sooner than even the most  sanguine expeeted, and this morning lord Roberts' temporary headquarters is established in a  cable cart on the north bank  of    the     river. The      opposi  tion the federals _ are offering  shows that yesterday's reports of  the abandonment of their position  were ill founded. Lord Roberts'  advance force, consisting of from  10,000 to 12,000 mounted men besides infantry, artillery and ' the  naval contingent, appears to be  sufficiently-powerful to overwhelm  any opposition the burghers can  offer. Even though, as reported  yesterday, they been reinforced by 3000 men from  other commands and possess  a score of heavy guns, the experts  believe the opposition will not be  prolonged more than shall be necessary to remove the guns and  other impediments in the direction  of Kroonstadt.  Further reports from Lorenzo Marquez show that the  customs authorities, in addition to  clothing and shoes, refuse to clear  corned beef for the Transvaal, holding it as contraband.  Patriotic Fund Increases.  Ottawa, May 10.���The Canadian  Patriotic Fund to date amounts to  ��271,832.00.   .  CANDIDATES IN THE FIELD  In the Slocan.  KAslo, May 10.���[Special to Tho  Tribune.]���Despite premier Martin's  assertion that the eight-hour law is  a dead issue, it will probably cut  considerable figure in the Slocan  during the coming campaign, which  opened in earnest here last night,  when . R. F.. Green made his first  speech asking the. electors of the  riding to re-elect hiin. He fully explained his connection with the  eight-hour law. .  Thomas Forster, ex-speaker of  the legislature, also addressed the  gathering, and was considerably  heckled by George Kane, on behalf  ���of Joe Martin, and by Mr, Wood of  the Last Chance mine upon the  eight-hour law. r> Mr. Wood and  magistrate Carney, who was in the  chair, had a wordy duel over  Wood's eight-hour law questions,  and it seems that from the start  the election will be a pretty exciting one in this district.  John Keen was formally nominated last-night as the business  men's candidate, whileGreen comes  put as an independent with a  strong leaning .towards the Provincial Party. Both men have issued  their election address.  now   located in   Toronto as   sales  agent for a coal company, was  the  petitioner, and a creditor objected  to his discharge on the grounds  he  was a resident of Canada and therefore could not. avail himself of the  provisions   of   the    law.     Ilefree  Moss of this city held that Clissdell  had established a domicile in New  York state, and was simply a temporary resident of Canada and so  entitled to his discharge under the  law's provisions.   Judge Cox's decision sustains referee Moss'  contention.  W. L. HAGLER IS NOT GUILTY  RAILWAY STRIKE GOES ON  Young Woman Killed.  '.',; St. Louis, Missouri May 10.���The  feature of the day in the great  railway strike was the conference  between ' governor Stevens, the  members of the executive committee of the local Street Railway,  Employees' Association and the  officers and attorneys of the transit  company, called for the purpose of  ascertaining if some sort of an amicable understanding could not be  arrived at, to end hostilities. The  conference lasted for several hours,  _- * _ ������ /    _*  but at its conclusion governor Stevens announced that nothing had  been accomplished.    *  The Suburban company operated  its system under police protection  during the entire day without interference, and was patronized  liberally by the public. The Transit  company ran two ears over one  branch of its system but did not  attempt to carry passengers.  Another fatality as a result of  the strike was recorded tonight. As  Flora Siegfried, a young woman,  was crossing Washington street  carrying an infant in her arras, she  was hit on the head' Avith a brick  that had been hurled at a passing  car on the Suburban system. Her  skull was fractured and she died  shortly after being carried to the  city hospital.  _   International J}ommittee_ Wanted.   Washington, May 10.---The  house committee on foreign affaiis  today acted favorably ou the joint  resolution forcing the president to  iuvite Great Britain to -join in the  formation of an international commission, four from each government, to consider the diversion' of  waters along the boundary of the  United States aud Canada. Tho  inquiry is designed principally to  ascertain the effect of ihe level of  tho lakes caused by improvements)  to tiie Welland canal, Sault Ste.  Marie canal and the Chicago drainage canal. The inquiry covers the  entire lake region, including ali the  waters of the lakes and rivers and  by which the water flows by the  river St. Lawrence to the Atlantic  ocean. The joint resolution has  already reached the senate.  Senator Clark's Case.  Washing rox, May 10���In the  senate today the case involving the  seat of senator Clark of Montana  was postponed until next Tuesday.  Senator Chandler gave notice that  at that time he would insist that  the eiise be continuously considered  to the exclusion of all other business. Senator Snale announced he  should object to that.  HOPE RUNNING HiGH AGAIN  Situation in the Free State.  London, May 11.���4:50 a. m.���  Members.of the house of commons  were freely betting in the lobbies  last evening that lord Roberts  would be in Pretoria in two months.  From 15,000 to 20,000 is the highest  estimate of the Boers under the  command of general Botha, who is  said to havo 46 guns. Lord Roberts  is pressing hard after ; this force  with 35,000 men and 140 gims and  20,000 more men are easily avail-  .able. "'.'' ..:'.'���'"'���' ':' .'.'���..  The correspondents are confined  in their narratives to'.'events' two or  three days old so far as lord Roberts is concerned.     :.y;     ^      =  President Steyn withylO.OOO men  is reported to have, been east of  Thaba Nchu yesterday- (Thursday)  noon arid a battle was' then imminent.;-. The advanced troops of general Rundle* and general Brabant  were being fired on.  Parties of Boers are still holding  the mountains adjacent to Springfield.  New Zealand scouts burned the  homestead of a farmer near Grey-  berg, in whose house*- arms were  found. . -  During a'concert for the relief of  sufferers from the Begbie works explosion, given on Saturday evening,  at Pretoria, in the Gaiety theat re,  tho doors were suddenly closed and  every man. in the audience was  commandered.". AH'the" horses were  taken from the "conveyances outside.  Half the foreign mercluints at j  Lorenzo Marquez held an indignation meeting to protest against the  new regulations whereby^ blankets,  clothing and "bully" beef are declared contraband. ' Twelve thousand cases of supplies are on hand  there aud much more igr expected.  Two French vessels carrying  goods consigned to Lydenburg  have been stopped.  DOODLING IN HAVANA CITY  Rumored Fall of Kumassi.  London, May   10.���The colonial  office has no information confirming   the   rumor  current  in   Accra  yesterday that Kumassi had fallen.  An Important Decision.  Elmiua, May 1].���Judge Cox  has  just handed down an important decision in bankruptcy proceedings.  F. V. Clissdell of Corning, who is  Confession Obtained.  Havana, May 10.���The postal  frauds have reached a point where,  within the next few hours, other  arrests will probably occur, and it  is believed-that a considerable sum  will be recovered at the same time  that the arrests are made.  One of the culprits, has made a  complete confession, conditional  upon hi.s testimony being accepted  as state's evidence. What he says  proves conclusively what was  known before, that several others  besides Charles F. Neely, late financial agent of posts at Havana, are  more or lesh implicated. The exact dates have been 'obtained by  the authorities.  The latter refuse to give the  name of the man who has confessed, but, though shocked at the  nature of the confession and coldblooded swindle aud conspiracy,  they arc still glad that they have  evidence to completelyjustify their  action in regard to Neely.  Johannesburg Mines Safe,  Cai'K Town, May 10.���The Cape  Argus published a report from  Johannesburg, said to have been  suppressed in the cross-examination  of mining engineer Munniek, that  Munnick testified that preparations  had been made to explode 25 mines,  and, on the authority of secretary  Reitz, he (Munnick) had already  bored shafts in eight. '"Well informed foreigners in Pretoria," says  the correspondent of the Cape  Argus, ''now consider the mines  safe. The Transvaal officials have  issued appeals to the people to protect property, and although preparations wore made to destroy the  principal mines, wiser eounssls now  prevail. State engineer Kliuk declined to resume his duties unless  the dynamite was removed, and  the government agreed to hia demands."  Sketch of the Case.  Great interest was aroused yes-  .terday by the case of Regiua vs.  W. L. Hagler, secretary of the Sandon Miners' Union, who was accused  of unlawful assembly. The alleged  offense occurred on the night when  the Payne Mining Company imported a number of cheap alien laborers  to work at the mine. Tiie facts as  "brought out by the evidence were  briefly as follows:  W. Ii. Hagler had been warned  by a telegram that these men were  coining, and when he heard a train  coming   in   at   the   unusual   hour  of  11 o'clock at night, he got up,  and from a conversation with one  of,the train  men he  was  given  to  understand that the scabs  in question were aboard.    He accordingly  made his way  up to Payne siding.  In  the   meantime   the   news   had  spread, and about 20 union -men in  all went up  there with a view  of  laying the true  state of affairs before the limported men.    They were  not allowed to speak to them, however, and an altercation ensued iri  whicli the   accused   abused   C. H.  Hand, superintendent of the Payne,  in   somewhat   strong   terms.     No  violence,  however,  was  offefed in"  any shape or form.    Afterwards he  laid air information against Hagler  for   unlawful   assembly, and   also  telegraphed  for police   protection.  CH. Hand, John Day and  George  Hughes gave evidence for the prosecution, and McLean, Noil,  Morrison,  McDonald and  W. L.  Hagler '  for the defense.  For the defense, W. A. Macdonald, Q. C, urged that the men were  there for a peifectly lawful purpose, and that the altercation between Hands and Hagler had been  unduly "magnified, and that there "  was no occasion to fear nor any^,  threats of violence. J. A. Macdonald, Q, C, for the crown, took the  ground that though the assembly  might have originally been for a  lawful purijose, yet, when on the  ground the conduct of their spokes*-" '  man, Mr. Hagler, was such as to indicate that violence might have  been reasonably expected to .occur  at any moment,  - The jury, however, did not take  this view, and, after being out  about two hours und a half, they  brought in a verdict of not guilty.  Mr. Hagler had many friends in the  court room, as was shown by the  number of congratulations he received.  The jury was a very representative one, as a glance over tho names  will show, but it was notimpauplled  without considerable trouble, as  the crown ordered fifteen to stand  aside while the defense challenged  four. The jury, as finally selected,  was as follows : G. Gurd, foreman,  J. T. Fife, J. A, Dewar, F.B. Gibbs, '  T. Allan, Dr. Armstrong, G. W.  Hale, A. Carrie^ W._ Waldie, J.  Blaney. J. Rae and H. G. Goodeve.  Wildcattrnu in .Rossland.  Rossland, May 11. -- Johu H.  Dilberger of Tacoma, today charged  Fred Ivetter of Lakeview. Washington, and Fred Friedrich of this city  witls defrauding him of $900, being  the purchase money of a claim belonging'to the second defendunt.  Dilberger paid thy money to Fried-  rich on the bti'ougth of tho ispre-  sentation.s of Kettner nnd on the  richness of -some galena .said to be ���  from the Silver Grey Fox, Fried-  rich's claim. Afterwards nn examination showed there was no  galena ledge on the property. The  plaintiff produced German letters  between the defendants proving the  existence of a conspiracy. ��� The defendants challenged the translation  of these letters and the case was remanded for Saturday.  The Japanese Question.  Washington, May 10.���The  house today adopted the report  from the foreign relations commit"  tee requesting the secretary of the  treasury to furnish tiie house information in relation to immigration  of Japanese laborers during the  last two years; the methods taken  to enforce the laws excluding contract labor; and the punishment of  those unlawfully making contracts .-,  for Japanese laborers. ��� ���  The Eaad Rebuffs Kruger.  Pkbtok ia, May 0,���The request of ���  the government for permission to  sell mining rights for prices which  should be approved by the government was rejected by the raad by a  vote of  12 to 9.     The session i��   -���  closed. -    ' . THE TRIBUNE:  KELSON B. 0 FRIDAY, MAY .11  1900  New Dress Goods  Our dress goods are pretty well advertised, still, this week we would  call your attention to that department. All we ask is your inspection.  We havo the best selection, newest designs, better finalities and lower  prices than any other store in the Kootenay district.  SEE   OUR   MUSLINS   THEY  ARE   THE   NEWEST,  Your choice of three hundred patterns from 35 cents up to $"> a yard.  Silks  Oil! MOTTO:   0001) GOODS, CASH AND ONK PRICK.  Kerr & Co  STANDARD PATTERNS  IvKPT IN STOCK.  Madden Block, Baker Street  Clothing Sale  Here are some very special attractions offered for  today's traders at our store  Great Suit Sale at especially low prices.  Nobby All-wool Suits   Elegant Black and Blue Serge Suits  Black Clay Worsted Suits  New things in Shirts New things  in Ties  New thiugs in Hats New things in Underwear  Small Profit Prices "-'  BROWN    &    CO.   Hall Block, 296 Baker St.  ���>.<3.<s>.&.<^.pz>.t3.C.  _>-__a��  Mf   ���'������  '% We have sold 75 per cent of all the  W Portland Cement  | * Fipe Brick and  w Fire Clay  i-^1  ,.,__���.  3-*-a*S|f$_<  7-2^'(Z>-fZ>',  -%  ��  Used in Kootenay.  We also handle  Steel Mining Rails,  Blacksmith's Goal, Sewer Pipe, Etc.  ��  H. J. EVANS & CO.  NELSON, B. C.  ���C3-C-1'G5  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY.  INCORPORATED 1670.  We Stake  Our  Reputation  on  These Goods  Hudson  Bay  ecial  RYE  PORT  SHERRY  RANDY  ���~5he @ytbttwg.  The primary election yesterday  shows very clearly how the vote in  .Nelson will be on June_.0th. If the  electors take sufficient interest to  vote at a primary to select delegates to nominate a candidate, ifc is  altogether likely - tiiey -will take  more interest in voting to secure  that candidate's election. Tiie Provincial Party have the fight won in  this riding before it has fairly commenced. Jit will be a rout on  election day,  Tiire convention of the Provincial  Party, to be _ held afc Nelson tomorrow, will be most representative. Every precinct will have a  delegation present. The delegates  are not confined to one class. There  will be farmers, miners., laboring  men, pi-ofessional menjand business  men, but not a single politician.  some inducement would be offered  Canadians to remain1 in South  Africa. Now there can be little  doubt of it, for of late Kipling has  had a gift of prophecy in war  and polities. After his song  comes the blare of the trumpet.  It is also known that many of the  Canadians who went to the war expressed an intention of looking over  Africa before they came back, with  a view to settling there if they got  nn opening. A groat many of them  will probably accept any opening  that oilers itself for remaining in  the British service in any civil or  semi-military capacity connected  witli the work of reorganizing the  country.  This was not what Canada had in  mind when she sent these men away  to assist au imperial cause, yet the  men are freo agents���most of them  ���and must judge for themselves,  But if they stay they will miss some  inducements, too.  Devil in a Dog. -,  AYLaiBR, Ontario, May 10.���Alfred Baughman, a farmer from the  second concession, is held on a  charge of 'insanity. On Monday  night, while sleeping at the house  of his brothei', James Baughman,  he became violently insane and  gave the inmates a hard fight before he was controlled. Baughman  lias been slightly insane for some  time, and was possessed of the idea  that he had promised God that if  He would help him pay off the  mortgage on his farm lie would kill  the devil as an offset to the obligation. On Monday night James  Baughman was aroused by a great  noise downstairs. When he descended he found that the devil  had, according to his brother, assumed the shape of Baughman's  dog, and the crazy man had seized  him by the legs and battered his  brains out against the furniture.  Fishing Season of 1900  We are selling the fishing tackle which entices  the fish. We have the  most complete line of flies  and trolling baits.  See our fishing rod com-  plete with, line, leader,  reel, and flies for $5. .  ^��f��-*S*��*S*��*S��*^����^��*��:^       ^^^^^^^^fS&y  Mr  Xlf  Xli  xlt  Xli  Xli  Xit  Xli  Xli  Xli  Xit  36   Baker  Street  Xltt  xit  xit  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 next ten days.  Xli  xit  ili  Tapestry Carpet from  Brussels Carpet from    .  Axminster Carpet from  English Wilton from  Ingrain Carpet from   .  50c up  $1.20 up  $1.25 up  $1.50 up  .    50c up  xit  Xit  Xit  xit  xit  Floor Oilcloth from  Window Shades from  Curtain Poles from     .  Lace Curtains from  25c  40c  40c  75c  up  up  up  up  Art Rugs and Squares at air prices  All Carpets sewed and laid free of charge  xit  xit  Xli  xit  xit  Xit  Xit  xit  xki  '0*0' 00-00-00-00- 00-00- 00-00- 00-00- 00-00'00'00'00'00 {fit" **5 ���'.**��( ��� ^ ���<���� ��� *S�� "^ ��� ^ ���*5?' ^ "^ ��� ^ "Sj ���'SS ���>**5 ��� ���^"���S*  Alex Stewart  Room 3, Turner & Boech Block.  ' ��� NELSON.  Canada Drag & Book Go.  Mines  Real Estate  Insurance  Loans  Notary Public and Conveyancer.  Rents Collected on Commission.  CLEANING  AND  REPAIRING  Fine Tailoring  YOUR OWN GOODS MADE UP  OLD CLOTHES MADE GOOD AS NEW  ARTHUR GEE  Opposite Clarko Hotel.   MERCHANT TAILOR  ^NELSON  Old Highland Whisk  for  They  are  all   bottled  the best family trade and  guaranteed.     When   you  our special while label you- will  know you have the best.  are  see  Hudson's Bay Stores  Tiik re should nofc be any great  display of ill feeling manifested in  the coraing'eleetion in this riding.  Every elector, whether he be wage  earner or capitalist, has* the right  to poll his vote as> he sees fit. If  men are to be blacklisted and boycotted for exercising i\ right, then  this i.s not a free"country.  THOU   SHALT   NOT   COVET.  Toionto Star.  It is all very well for Rudyard  Kipling to walk around the hospitals  in South Africa admiring the  young, sound, clean, intelligent and  well-educated Canadians who are  recovering from Avounds received in  battle. It ib also all very well for  him to refer to these i_hrce hundred  men as being beautiful young fellows, who should become heads of  saned and soaped families, but  when lie suggests that these volunteer soldiers of ours should settle  there he asks too much.  This country needs all the sane  aud soaped families it can grow for  some time to come.    We sent those  young fellows   to Africa to   help  thrash an unwashed, but straight-  shooting race of Boers, and we want  I fcheni   back when   the object has I  \ beon accomplished.    To tell the ac- j  tual truth, Canada needs them in  her own business, and could spare a  lot of other jnen much better than  those first-fruits of the soil.  The fact is, before Kipling spoke,  there was reason  to believe that  OTTO M. ROSENDALE  - Portland, Oregon, Postoffice Box 464  Advises about mines, mining  property and its workings. Companies organized. Capital furnished. AI! information and correspondence confidential.- Demand ' for silver-lead propositions. Copper properties bought  outright.  Nursery   Stock  _Kromjthe 12th to the 15th instant  I expect to receive from the celebrated Northern Nursery of J. C.  Stockwell, Esq., Danville, province  of Quebec, a consignment of 350  three-year old apple trees of the  following varieties: "Duchess"  "Alexander," "Yellow Transparent," "Fameuse" or snow apple,  "Wealthy," "Scotts Winter,"  "Lonfleld," * "Ostvakoff" and  "Martha," (one of the largest and  best crabb.) Alt>o about 50 dozen  of the best varieties of Gooseberries,  Currants, (white, black aud red,)  Raspberries, (red and red,) <\x'., ice.,  They are shipped here direct with a  car of dairy cows and are sure to  arrive in good order and give satisfaction. Trees are all "dormant,"  warranted alive and to leave out  well or to be replaced gratis in1 the  fall.  oM)  HOUSES FOR SALE.    ,  House and four iiiee lots, undor cultivation,  Hume Addition.   Money in this.  Cottage, with-' modern improvements, corner  of Victoria, and Hall streets.  Residence and lots on Carbonate streets.  Some fine largolesidences, with nice giounds,  op Lake itreet.  $..() per month Nil! rent furnished house on  Front timet.   LOTS FOR. SALK  ������SilKX) will buy lio'^o and 1 lots  ��200 will buj lot on Carbonate sticet  �� ��1200 will buy lot on Baker O icet  41000 will pmcliase 3 nice lots, Mill street cornel, easy tonus.  Lotfa in various parts of the town.  Money to lend at 7 per cent on central business properties with easy payments.  Owners list your pioperlies, 1 have purchasers.  All lirst-cliiss mining stocks bought and sold.  Palace IVjeat IVJar^et  Headquarters  for all kinds of  Fresh and Cured Meats. ,  A featuro >vlll .bo mado of tho poultry and  game trade.' .They will always bo on hand during their season.  J. L.  PORTER, Prop.  109 Josephine St.,>5etweon Bakor and Vernon,  Telephone 159.  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  ��c||ulto^  A, R.SHERWOOD  First door west  of Bank of British  Columbia building.  Baker Street  ^k,   JE33NTST^3^.X)_.  Contracting Painters, Decorators, Paporhangers.  Full lme-of wall paper, mouldings, etc,   Knlso-  mming and Tinting.   Stiictly flrstclass  work.  Kslimatcs furnfchod.   Residence Mill Street,   XF1?T CAW    R   f*  Opposite School House   ��fil^DUi", _D�� U.  W. Starmer Sn]ith & Go.  PAPER HANGER, GLAZIER,  PAINTER, ETC.  CHIMNEY SWEEPING  Office Ward Street Opposite Opera Honse  DRESSMAKING  .Costumes for all occasions furnished at short notice.  mrs. Mclaughlin  Josephine street, near Baker.  Apple trees ttjeai  Hmnil fruitb  ..   .  Cue, cich.  :��)c.   "  SIS 00 Do/.  :�� oo   ������  Charles D. J, Christie  GENERAL BROKER  4 doors west of Dominion Express office.  P. O. Bex 523.   PhoiieB: Oillco 147, Houho 152  FOR RKNT  Tin ee, hx and se\ cn room hon��cs  KOR .SA1,K AT A HARGAIN  !> ioom house and'_ lots  8 room houhC, furnihhed, and 2 corner loth  Alho several good lots.  INSURANCE.  LOANS.  GENERAL  BROKER  Orders will be filled iu the order  received.  ADDRESS  A., McCALLUM, Kaslo, B. C.  Mcvnufaclureis of and  de.tleis in Jl.trncsb, Kick  and Stork Saddle^, Apara-  lors, {.ollars, Hi Idles ,md  Whips.  Nelson Harness Shop  II.i.l Street, Xelbon.  Nelson  Ice  Company  WHOU.SAI.K i\\l> RbJLAII, l>l;,\l.i:RS IS  Three dwelling houses for sale on easy terms.  0'io lot  on  Stanley  stieet, opposite Royal  hotel, for sale at a bargain. '        '  Ono seven-roomed house and ono"three-room  houso for rent.  ANNABLE  Fruit and Ornamental Trees  Rhododendrons, Roses, Fancy Evergreens  Magnolas^Uulhs, new crop tested seeds, for spring  planting-. Largest and mobfc complete stock in  Western Canada. Call and make your selections  or send for catalogue. -Address at tha nursery  grounds and greenhouse. ���   M. J. HENRY.  SOOfi Westminster Road. Vancouver. B, C.  St JOSEPH'S SCHOOL  NELSON, B. C.  A boarding and day school conducted by the  Sisters of St. Joseph of Pc.ico. It is situated at  tho corner of Mill and Josephine streots in one of  tho best rc-idcnt"il poi tions of Nelson, and Is  easily accessible from all parts ot tho city.  The course of study includes the fundamental  and higher branches of thorough English education: Business course���bookkeeping, stenog-  raphy and tjpeviiiting. Science course���music;  vocal and instrumental, drawing, etc. Plain art  and needlework, etc.  Foe terms and particulars apply to the Sister  Superior.  Kootenay Steam laundry  pjio_>��i):ioss  fieison Saw &  Planing IVJills, Limited  Are prepared to furnish by* rail, barge or teams  Dimension Lumber, Rough and Dressed  Lumber, Local and Coast Ceiling, Local and  Coast Flooring, Double Dressed Coast Cedar,  Rustic, Shiplap, Stepping, Door Jambs, Pine  and Cedar Casings, Window Stiles, Turned  Work, Band-sawing, Brackets, Newel Posts,  Turned Veranda Posts, Store Fronts, Doo*&,  Windows and Glass.  -   Get prices before purchasing elsewhere    .  -1- i  Office Corner IJall aqd Front Streets   .  Factory Hall Street Grossing G. P. R. Track  Mills Hall Street Wharf  ������*__�����__����� *��, ���**_��> ._��>���-���*���, ���__�� ���!��.���**_-> 'Jfc -_g>'_�� 0.m��.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.^'.  ���^fi??0<'0'^.0^.0'^'2.0'?0^'?0'.0        ^^tp^^lF^^tpspSTsUtr  m    TOWN m  m  fix  m  OF  PROCTER  m  fix  k 20 Miles east of the City of Nelson, and Terminus Jj{  of the Nelson-Balfour section of ?-  the Crow's Nest Pass Railway.  m  The only steam laundry in Nelson employing union labor  E. P. Whalley, d. P.  NOTARY PUBLIC  Gencial agents for Mirror I.ake Ice Company.  Ice dLlivcred in any p.trt of the city. Ollice at  Grand Central Hotel, Vemon and '.vatd eticeU  JjJioik; HH.   V. O. box l.'O.  Ollice with C. \V. "West & Co., corner Hull and  Jlakur streots.  City ollice of the Nelson Soda water Factory.  Corporation of the Giiy of Kelson  COURT   OF   REVISION.  Votlce is hereby ifivciV that Uio Court of Re-  visioh of the Cily of .Nelson, for the puypo&o of  homing all toinpl.iintu auiuiiBt the nssessment  '    year I'M) ��ill be held in the city hall. Nelson, on Monday, Junc-Uli. 1900, at H)o'clock Ji.m.  foi llioVeiir I'M) will be hell  V.  Nelson, May 1st, 1.W0  i the city l.all, Nel-  at 10oclock ��--"  WASSON,  Acting Clerk.  BLACKSMITH !NG  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing promptly attended to by a  flrst-cl'ijss wheelwright.  Special attention given to all kinds of repairing and enefcom work from outside points.  Shop:   Hall St.. botween Baker and Vernon  ATTENTION,   MINERS!  Drilling contest; one dovtn hole, for uursc of  one hundicd and ilfl} dollars, Kaslo, May 2ith.  ifintues closo May 17th. Foi particulars, audrefas,  W\ J. DAVKNPORT,  ScercUri Colcbiatlon Committee.  "noticeT  Notice is hereby gi\cn that tho difference!) cx-  iHtinn; between F. J. Bradley & Co. and the Nel-  hon Paintera' Union have licen satipfuctorily ad-  jiifited. J. H. MATHESON.  Secretary Nelbon Trades and Jj��bor Council,  m  fix  Business and Residential Lots ranging at prices  from $75 to $150 each.  Terms: One-third cash; balance 6 and 12 months.  !f| Tlii& townsite Is held jointly by the Canadian Pacific Railway j^  !t> - Company and T. G. Procter. (f)  *?* fix  k Apply io FRANK FLETCHER, Land Agent 0. P. R., Nelson, m  fj*^ or to 1. 0. PR0CTEB, Ba^er Street, Jtelson. jJi  ^.b' Sl; &' fc SL' _t: 'Si: g.' -t: fe"- SL' n��L'        '-^ '-^Si r-S& :-S& ��� ~i -^ft ���a ��� ~t t�� '-ft '-4S >S?r  ��'^_^__^9rp^:^:^jp:gp;^:^:ap ���f^^f^f^'^_S^f^1^^f^^>  Head Ofjpice at  NELSOW, B.  G.  oiesaie and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Markets at* Nelson, Rossland, Trail, .Kaslo, Ymir, Sandon, Silverton, New  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid��  way, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLKSAJjffi AN0 RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson ��   ^   TRAVES,   Manager  ORDERS BY MAIL RECEIVE CAREFUL AND PROMPT ATTENTION.  Blank Books Manufactured and Books and Magazines bound  and re-bound at The Tribune Book Bindery, Burns Block. THE TEIBUNE: NELSON B.C., FRIDAY, MAY 11. 1900  BANK OF MONTREAL  CAPITAL, aU paid up..$12,000,000  REST     6,000,000  Lord Strathcona nnd Mount lioynl ...President  11 hi. George A. Driunnioiid Vico-l'residcnt  K. a. (Jlouston General Manager  nelson nuANCH  Cornor Bakor and Kootenay Streets.  THE BANK OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  Imperial Bank of Canada  HEAD   OFFICE, TORONTO.  Capital Authorized  Capital Paid up  Rest  $2,500,000  $2,391,863  $1,554,710  Branches in London (England) Nkw Yonic,  (.'iiit.'Afio, iindall the principal cities in Canada.  liny nnd soil Sterling  T.-uiisfui'x.  Ciiuit   Comnicrcial   and   travelers  mailable in any part of tho world.  Drafts Issued, Collections JMade. Etc,  Exchange and Cablo  Credits,  Saving's Bank Branch  CUKltKNT HATK OK INTEUKST PAID.  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and  Letters of Credit on Skaguay, V. S.,  Atlin, B. C, and Dawson City, N. W. T.  CANADIANS    ABE    TEMPERATE.  Gratifying as arc the evidences of  ilie   material  prosperity which   is  general   throughout   the   country,  and in which all classes of the population share, it is well to give attention to whatever evidence is attainable throwing light upon.the well-  beiiig  of  the   Canadian  people in  another    sense   than   the   merely  material.     Statistics  of trade  expansion and business activity that  sols the coins jingling in the pockets  of  the farmer,  tho merchant, and  Lhe  workingman,   have  a  solidity  and  certainly not  to be  gainsaid.  They are the expression in figures  of the actual conditions which are  e\idont every day about us.    ]3ut  when it comes to the question of  1 lie character of Canadian manhood  aftil    womanhood,  and  the   moral  tendencies on Avhich the true well-  being  of  tho  country  must   rest,  while fairly certain and just con-  ( hisjons can be formed by anyone  w ho studies observantly the everyday developments of life about him,  and reads the newspapers, there is  a lack of statistics of moral probity  and of the advancement in manners  aiul    moral**..      Criminal   statistics  deal only with the shadows in the  picture  of the  national  life.    The  growth of moral excellence iu a people, the spread of honesty, temperance and the right ways of living  that   make   a   people   better   and  happier���these    are   developments  that the statistician cannot measure  and compute.   The vices of a people  cinbe given in figures, to several  places of decimals-*.    But tho virtues  of a people cannot be put down ae-  t'lilately in black aud white.  One virtue can be claimed beyond  question for tbe people of Canada  in a very marked degree, and that  ii tempei trace in tho u&o of alcoholic  liquors. Some striking figures in  t his regard are given in the statis-  i its of the British Hoard of Trade,  wliich show that whereas in Great  Jh J tain alcohol ..contributes 36 per  cuit of the revenue, and in the  Tinted States 28 per cent, in Canada the percentage so contributed  i-, only 17.1 per cent. If all the seo-  lions of Canada and all those of  Australasia are grouped together,  tho consumption on tho average of  i hree years may thus be compared  wilh that oi" Great Britain and the  Uuited States:  Wine 'Boer SpinN  (.matin. .*.... 0.0**        .'!(> 0 0ft  A Uxtrdl.thM.   ......         103       101! 0.70  t'i i ed States    0*0      1".H OWJ  Cic.it Diitain 0.11       319 1.U3  "it is generally assumed," says  the Licensing World, "that the  average alcoholic strength of wine  is 30 per cent, whilst that of beer is  about Jl-per cent of proof-spirits.'!  Accepting these figures, and reckoning spirits at 50 per cent proof,  we get the following comparison as  1o the consumption per head of  alcohol.'  United  ���"-...lie-.  becoming a lost art, even among  Indians and races living on the  outer edges of tho world. In the  published papers of tho Engineering Society of the School of Practical Science, Toronto, Mr. W. II.  Ellis, M. A., M. B., has a paper ou  fire making that is very interesting.  Ho shows that the making of a  fire by the use of friction between  two pieces of wood was widely disseminated among savage races,  being employed throughout both  North and South America, in Polynesia, Australia, Asia and Africa.  The commonest  method  of production the necessary friction  was  by boring.    This method, Mr. Ellis  says, was employed by-the Iroquois  and   Algonquins   of   the   western  plaius,   the   Esquimaux   and   the  Indians of South America, as well  as many tribes in other quarters of  the globe.    The Indians of this continent wore very expert in the use  of this fire hand-drill.   The Hurons  and   Iroquois    took   a   fiat   piece  of    cedar,     near     the     edge     of  which they bored  a hole with  a  beaver tooth. Fromthiscavityalittle  canal led to a match   of   frayed  cedar bark, all in  readiness to be  ignited by a  spark.    Inserting  the  pointed end of a  round cedar stick  in  this  hole, they rotated  it  with  their hands with such violence  and  rapidity that   the   borings, whicli  were pushed out through the canal,  took   firo   and   ignited   the  cedar  bark.  It would appear that some  savages, more practical in tlieir  science than others, used a thong  on the upright stick as a string is  used on a top, to produce rapidity  of rotation. Mr. Ellis said that it  is very easy to produce a fire by  this method of wood friction.  D. R. Wllkio; GoncraliManagor.  E. Hay, Inspector.  Nolson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker Street  J. M. LAY, Manager.  United  Kingdom  Wine .. 0 12  ICer      .���'>">  ���S.inil'... O..")0  I 12  O.fili  i.il  D.-W  Achalasia,  o :ii.*>  l.iot;  o:��i  i.sui  Canada  0.021  0 ,m  o ;i>r>  Owl,".  l.iKl  The figures for France give an  average of O.G;J, and for Germany  ���1.105. Tho showing for Canada is  one in which Canadians'may well  take just .satisfaction. And uot  only does tho average Canadian  consume less intoxicants than the  ,average citizen of the countries  named, but the consumption of alcohol is steadily tending to decrease  in Canada. The inland revenue report for I89f) shows for wine and  t-pirits a decline in the per capita  consumption, aud for beer a slight  increase over 1898, and the ten-  rttiiiey has been in the bame direc-  * ion for a number of years. Undoubtedly our system of public  education has had an important in-  iiueuce in the creation of this ten-  tieucy. While tho immediate object oi the schools of Canada is to  inform and develop the thinking  tn'nid of the pupil, they co-operate  -with the churches in the work of  character building, and in laying  iho foundation of good citizenship  rtnd of reliable, upright manhood  it ud womanhood. Education is the  greatest foe to intemperance,  Fixe Without Matches,  The cheapness of lucifer matches  has brought them iuto almost  universal use, and the starting of fires  S��y primitive   methods is. quickly  A   LESSON   OF   A   FIRE.  The lessons of the great fire were  dwelt upon from almost every pulpit jn Ottawa on Sunday last.   One  of the most practical addresses was  that delivered at the .church of Our  Father, Unitarian, by the Rev. Mr.  Walkley, a native   Ottawan.    Mr.  "Walkley preached  on the practical  lessons to be taught by this calamity.    He contended that such siib-  jeet-** come legitimately within the  scone  of the pulpit ��>ince  they all  have an ethical bearing. Experience  is'our great teacher     It was*, only  after many lives -had been lost that  the railway companies had equipped  their cars with proper  brakes and  couplings, and overcome the dangers  of tho old modes of heating aud  lighting.     Railroad managers had  long before seen the necessity of  these improvements in tho interest  of hitman life, but recoiled from the  prospect  of diminished dividends.  Many years ago, and   every year  since, this very calamity in Ottawa  was foretold, but moneyed interests  stood in the way of the removal of  obvious   sources   of   danger.    The  wages paid to the laborers in  the  mills   were   such  that thoy could  only  build   fire  traps,  packed to-  ~g"etheras~closely as~ possible. ~ Mr.  Walkley referred to the widespread  sympathy and helping hands everywhere extended   to the  sufferers.  The empire shows, in this hour of  trial, that it is of one heart,  with  fellow-feeling for all.   The queen's  sympathy   shows   her   to   be   not  merely    the     able    constitutional  monarch,     and    wise     ruler,   but  the tender-hearted mother of her  people.   God bless the queen.   This  church denies the doctrine  of the  depravity   of   human nature and  teaches that the divine is in all  men.     The deep and   widespread  sympathy   and   proper   assistance  elicited by this great fire is  one of  many proofs of the soundness of  the doctrine. Mr. Walkley said that  we should have the right idea and  feelings with regard to social questions   rather than  theories about  abstract matters.    One suggestion,  and   it   met   confirmation   in  the  whole work done by the militia in  the fire, was the need of organization.  He suggested that a "call" fire brigade   should   be organized  to   be  brought out only in great emergencies.    The churches one and all,  have a great work in teaching the  people that the laws of the physical  world are as much from God, aud  to be obeyed,  as  any law of the  bible, creed or  church,  or  perhaps  more so.   The spectacle of people  putting out images and pictures to  stay the progress of the flames does  not speak well for the education, or  lack of it, in some of the churches  and schools.    It is the duty of those  who do know to instruct the ignorant, and if this were done and justice were meted out between  employer and  employee  there  would  be less misery and ignorance in the  world.     In this   work   our newspapers,   whatever   may   be   their  faults, deserve commendation. They  may not be such as Jesus would  edit (if anyone knows   what   He  would have .edited) but they are  doing a service to humanity and in  this    great   fire  have   come   near  to the thought of    Jesus  as   set  forth in the parable of the good  Samaritan.     The great Chaudiere  Palls, the gift of God to this part of  the world, belong, not to a favored  'few, but to all the people of "Canada, and their great power should  be used for the benefit aud protection of this, our capital city.   There  is  sufficient power in the falls  to  raise  water enough from the Ottawa  river. to flood this city and  ensure perfect   protection against  fire.   And it is the duty of the Dominion   government   to   take this  matter into consideration and act.  Ottawa, the capital of Canada, is a  fair oity,   beautiful for situation,  and ought to be the joy of all Canada.   Jn some way provision ought  to be made to constitute the capital  and its vicinity a district exclusively under the control of the federal  government.       The , government  could then enforce regulations for  the protection of   our parliament  buildings, which were threatened  by this 'fire, and are not even now  safe.    These buildings with all their  precious contents are the property  of the people of Canada, and the  people should insist, if the government  hesitates, that they should  nou be auy longer exposed to such  dangerjnerely_to suit_the convenience of men of wealth.   Mr. Walk-  ley closed by emphasizing the growing thought of the age that wealth,  being the product of the people is  held in trust for the benefit of the  people. They hold a mortgage upon  it, and if the mortgagers  betray  their trust, the people will foreclose.  WORKED   IT   BOTH   WAYS.  New Orleans Tiiiiss-Dcmocrat.  "If the real inside workings of  the average bucket shop were laid  bare," said a telegraph operator  who has had much experience in  such establishments, "the revelation  would open the eyes of the young  donkeys who imagine they can beat  the game.. Just to illustrate the  point I'll tell you a little story.  "Some time ago there were two  rival bucket shops in a certain  southern city, supposed to be  run by northern operators. Business was a little slow, and it  was evident that the speculative  element was inclined to be suspicious of both establishments. One  day the manager of one of the concerns hunted up a young fellow who  had more money than brains, and,  handing him $50, asked him, as a  special favor, to go over to the  other house and make such and  such a play. ' It's a private speculation of my own,' he said, 'and 1  have a straight tip, but I can't very  well place the money myself on account of my connection with ��� &  Co. If I did they'd get suspicions  right away.'  "The young idiot supposed, of  course, that he had struck a bonanza���one bucket shop man playing  against another! It must be a sure  thing ! So he not only placed the  $50 as requested, but played the  tip hard himself, aud so did all his  friends, whom he promptly let into  the secret. Needless to say, they  were all eventually skinned out of  every cent they put in, but the remarkable part of the story is that  the same tactics wore worked back  and forth by both managers on at  least a dozen different occasions.  Each time it was done they gathered in a lot of new clients and made  a big haul. It developed not long  afterward that' the two bucket  shops were run by the same people."  The Ideal Correspondent.  Archibald Forbes in his Memories  and Studies of Peace and War,  limned a picture of the ideal war  correspondent. To begin with a  war correspondent must have gifts  of the languages, and be an all-  round linguist. He must be sweet-  tempered, suave and diplomatic,  but big and ugly enough to command respect. He must be strong,  athletic and able to ride anything  from a giraffe to a rat. He  must have plenty of endurance  and think nothing of riding a  hundred miles at a stretch. He  must not mind such trifles as having  to do without food or sleep for a  week at a time. He must be able  at the end of a long ride over difficult country to write round-hand  for a foreign telegraph clerk, ignorant of the correspondent's language,  at the rate of a column an hour for  six or eight hours. He must be a  competent judge of warfare, with a  genuine instinct for likely places of  battle, must discern victory or defeat before the end, and then, having como to the conclusion as to the  fate of the day, must ride off from  the field, without seeingwhetherhe  is absolutely right or not, to pen  and wire his account of it.  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring  local and coast.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds.  IF WIIjVT you want is not in stock  *WK WILL MAKK IT KOR YOU  CALL AND GET PRICES.  AMERICAN  AND  EUROPEAN  PLANS  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON  B. C.  MEALS  25  CENTS  Successors to  A. DEWAR & CO.  Stylish Checks.  A uction  To be sold by public auction under the provisions  of the Customs Act at Nelson, B. O., in front of  Customs House, on Thursday, May 17th, 1900, at 2  p. m., the following goods which have been forfeited  or which are in default for payment of duties under  the Customs Laws, viz: Packages of general merchandise, &c., &c, to the number of 57 more or less,  and other articles as per list on file and to be seen at  Customs House, Nelson, B��� O.  TERMS CASH.���Sale subject to continuance  next day and until completed.  GEORGE JOHNSTONE, Collector of Customs.  Dated at Nelson, B. C, 8lh day of May, 1900.  CHAS, A, WATERMAN & CO,, Auctioneers.  Headppters fop Portland Cement, Fire Bricks,  ay, American Cumberland Coal [Blacksmiths]  B. P. BITBET & CO., Ltd., Yietopia  Fire C!  Special quotations given for carload Iota  A. B. GRAY, P. O. Box 521. Nelson, B. C.  XCootenay Agent.  Young men who study  the styles at all will tell  you it is a toss'between  blue serges and decided  checks for first place this  season. ' '  The new styles are very  strong- on checks, and the  young- chaps  that cannot  ' be perfectly suited in these  goods* are few indeed.  * Those who do not favor  checks will find my range  of summer serges the most  complete, in the city.  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in  StocK.  We carry a complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  Porto Rico Lumber Co. Ltd.  Contractors and Builders  WILL DO WELL TO  Buy Their Lumber  AT  G. 0, Buchanan's  A large stock of first-class dry material on  hand, siso a full lino of gash, doors, mouldings,  turned -work, etc. *.  Factory Work a Specialty  Yard.  Foot, of Hendryx street, Nelson  Telephone 91    |)0lt!l  !  COAL!      COAL!  GREAT REDUCTION  $9,85jg��r'sNesb   $8,15  DELIVERED  Hard Coal  Anthracite  TBLKPIHWE  33  Coffee   Co.  NKLSON, B. C.  Coffee roastora and dealer., in Tea and Coffee,  Offer fresh roasted coffee of best, quality as  follows;  Java and Arabian Macba, per pound......��   10  Java and Mocha Blend, 3pounds....  1 00  Fine Santos, i pounds ,,,.,  1 00  Santos Blend, 5 pounds   1 00  Our Special Blend, 8 pounds  1 00  Owe Rio Roast, 6 pounds  I 00  A trial order solicited. Salesroom 2 doors cast  of Oddfellows block. West Maker street  LAND NOTICE"  Notice is hereby given, fhaf after one month I  will make application to tho Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works lo puichasc ono hundred  ���w_dK_.xiy.Ujrc1) ot Jn.nct in llie Disliii t nf West  Kootenaj, m tho Province of ilnHj.li Columbia,  situated on the west hide of Kootenaj lake, on  Boulder creek, about two mile-, south of Balfour  Commencing atlnitial Post miuked "John Hnrk,  N: K. Corner," thenco west M\tj-four ch.i.n-i,  thence south twenty-five chains, thence east  ���dxtj'-four chains, l hence north twenty-five chains  to tho Initial Post.  jghn mnuc  Dated at Nelson this 7th day of April, ia��0.  MOYIE   lots  FOR    SALE.  Lot  Lot  Lot  Lot  Block 1  Block 5  Block 6  Block 7  ) Cash Offer  Fos?  All Four  ADDRESS  W. F. Teetzel, * Nelson.  ONEYTO LOAN  ON  AT 7 PER CENT  BUSINESS PROPERTY  Apply G. It. IjKJWOX. Solicitor, Nelson B. C  owers arj  a  Piilnis fi\ foot liiKh. -.TOO roses, pot grower in  20 variolic?. A choit-C collcitioii uf liouho and  bedding pl-ints. Tlioiihuidi to scleotfiom. Cut  fiowerh and do'isiH. inspection inyilcJ. Tho  Xelson Gicen IIoum*, Front ��tri>_*t. two Mocks  east of -wh.u f. ]). McUKKATH.  Orders bj mail promptly filled.  ~"~ NOTICE."  Notice i-i hi*rcby [**i*���'<**��� lh.it I intend to apply at  the ill st mr rt iiix of the Hoard of I.icciiro <*mn-  mihMonei���> foi tin Ot} of Ni-lsoiiheldlhirtvdiijs  aflci Ihc date lii-jLof, for hint* lo tnnsfcr Ihe  lii'on-o now held In me for a -.iloitu kin>v,i. as  She Alh.iba-.iM saloon, -*_f*i,il<* on llie soulheiv-I  ��-)ili(*l* of jliikci* ..ml Kooti n.iv stii-rta. Nelson,  H. C. being on hit 1, bhx'k li, in Ncltou afoio  vuti, lo f.ilrl'k J. Itiis-jall.irniusI for the Ath,i-  Ihim'.i, il-.tcH'oniiMiii. Uiiiit-ud.  WltllChS, f*. K. Uiiaon. Jas, KkkwnuS.  Dated this 11th day of April, MM.  ROOMS LIGnTKD BY ELECTRICITY  AND HEATED BY STEAM  25 CENTS TO 91  321 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  dining-room. Sample rooms for commercial men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  J. A. Say ward  HALL AND LAKE STREETS, NELBON  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  lYJrs. E. G. Clarke, Prop.  LATE OF TIIE ROYAL IIOTEL, CALGARY  DID   YOU   SEE  Curran's New  FRESH     IjQC        COOL  Schooners ��  TRY   ONE;   OH,   MY!  The only Good   Beer in  Nelson  CLUB HOTEL  N|adden House  Baker and Ward  Streets, Xelson  The only hotel In Nelson that has remained  under one management since 1890.  Tho bed-rooms aro well furnished and lighted  by oleotrioity.  The bar is always stocked by tho best dom s-  tlo and Imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN. Proprietor.  B. C. HOTEL   eeie, b. c.  First-class in every respect,  liquors and cigars.   E-.  and resident guests.  r irainnju,   Choicest wfasee.  very comfort for transient  HEADQUARTERS FOR UNION MEN.  JOSEPH CAMPBELL, Proprietor.  M_manlWtlSs_hic\  SPARMim  Vernon,Street, Nelson. k  SMOKE ~  ROYAL SEAL  AND  KOOTENAY BELLE  __     CIGARS   UNION MADE  Kootenay Cigar Mfg. Oo.  N&LSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA  R. REISTERER & C^  BftEWKRS AND ROTTLKHS 07  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  .    AND PORTER  Prompt and regular  delivery to iho trado  Brawery at Kelson  elson   Wine   Oo.  CHOICE WINES km UQJgO��?S  Special attention given to family trado  Tclci'honc 93 If RAMI?   A  iiakor Btreet,        rnnni**. n_  Nelhon. Ti. C. manager  Corporation City of Nelson  TENDERS WANTED.  Scaled tenders for supplying the Cily of Nelson  viitli lumber for Uic remainder of thejear KXX)  will ho received bj the undersigned up to noon  on Monday. May 7lh, 1'XX*.  W. K. W'AS&ON, Acting Citj Clcik.  Nelhon, April 95th. 1SJO0.  LAND   NOTICE.  Notice i*. hereby givon that aflcr ono month I  will make upplic iliou lo the Chief Coni.iu-<sionoi  of Uindsimd W'oiks to piirchaho forty aero*, of  land in the di-tuYt of Wet KooU'iiny in the  pro\in-c of liiitr-.li Columbia, situated on thu  east Hide of Kootonay lake, between Ijockhart  and Ijiifr.mco creeks iw follow s. Commencing  at.i poston the beach marked "Initml Poi��t John  JjiiKllaiv's N. W. Coiner," thence sontliciiy alorif;  the lake I'O chains, thence easterly 20 ch-uns,  I hence northorlj 2fl i-hun-, tlicnco -n eslorly 20  chains to the place of bcgimiifii;.  D.itcd at Nelson, B, C, tin's 3rd daj  of April,  iaxt,  ~ "notice "of MEETINS.  The Nelson plumber*, Kits and steam fitters'  union meet* ovory second and fourth Friday at  iho Mine-V Union hall at 8 p.m.  1$. WKKKS, Secretary pro tern.  "SRATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  ITJHORPE & CO., LIMITED.-Corner Vernon  ���*��� and Cedar streets, Nelson, manufacturers  of and wholesale dealers in eerated waters and  fruit sj-rups. Sole agents for Halcyon Springs  mineral water.   Telephone GO.  ~~ ASSAYERS*   SUPPLIES.  TXT F. TEETZEL & CO.���Cornor Baker and  �� �� ���   Josephino streets, Nolson, wholesale dealers in   ossayers  supplies.   Agents for Denver  Firo Clay Co. of Denvor, Colorado.  CIGARS.  TTOOTENAY  CIGAR   MANUFACTURING  *���*���  CO.���Corner Baker and Hall streets. Nelson, manufacturers of "Roj*al Seal" and "Kootc-  uay Belle" brands of cigars. -_  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  TT J. EVANS &_ CO.���Baker street, Nelson.  ���*-*-���   wholesale    dealers   in   liquors,    cigars,  cemont, fire brick and fire clay, water pipe and  steel rails, and general commission merchants.  ELEGTEICAL   SUPPLIES.  TT'OOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY/& CON-  J^-   STRUCTION COM PAN Y-W'holes-iledeal-  ers in telephones, nnnuncintor*. bells, batteries,'  fixtures, etc., Houston block. Nelson.  FLOUR AND FEED.  BRACKMAN - KER MILLING COMPANY'  ���Cereals, Flour, Grain, Ilaj-. Straight or  mixed cars shipped to all Kootenay Points.  Grain elcvatoi s at all principal points on Calgary-  Edmonton R. It. Mills at Victoria, Now W'cat-  minster. and Edmonton, Alberta.   rpAYLOR   FEED &  PRODUCE   CO.-Baker  ���*��� street. Nelson (George F. Motion's old  stand). Flour, Feed, Giam, Hay and Produce.  Car lots a specialty. Coricspondcnce solicited.  Phone 20.   FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  BURNS &   CO.-Baker  street,   Nolson,  wholesale dealers in fresh and cured meats.  Cold storage.  GROCERIES. '  A MACDONALD & CO.-Corner Front and  ��� Hall streets, wholesale grocers and  jobbers m blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  mackinaws and minors'sundries.  P.  T7-00TENAY SUPPLY COMPANY, LIMI-  "��� TED���Vernon street, Nelson, wholesale  grocers.  TOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front street, Nel-'  u    son, wholcale grocers.  T_P  R. STEWART & CO.���Warehouses on C. P.  *- .   R. track, foot of Stanloy street.  Nelson,  provisions, produce  wholesale dealers in  fruits,   Cold storage.   Agents Armour  bacon, hams, lard and other products.  and  Co.'s  JY. GRIFFIN & CO.-Front street, Nelson.  ���   wholesale   dealers   in   provisions,   cured  meats, butter and eggs.   HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  H BYERS & CO.-Corncr Baker and Josephine  ���   streets, Nolson, wholesale dealers in hard  ware and mining supplies.  Powder Co.  Agents for Giant  LAWRENCE  Baker St.,  HARDWARE    COMPANY���  . ..  Nelson,  wholesalo   dealers in  hardware and mining supplies, and water and  plumbers' supplies.   VANCOUVER HARDWARE COMPANY,  LIMITED���Baker street. Nelson, wholo_>ale  dealers in hardware and mining supplies, plumbers and tinsmiths' supplies. Agnnts Ontario  Works.         -  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  rriURNER, BEETON & CO.-Corner Vernon  ���*��� and Josephino streets. Nelson, wholesalo  dealers in liquors, cigars and dry goods. Agents  for Pabst Brewing Co. of Milwaukee and Cal-  gary Brewing Co. of Calgary. <  PAINTS   AND   OILS.  NELSON HARDWARE COMPANY-Baker  Sticet���Wholesale dealers in paiiste., oils,  and brashes of all kinds. Largest stock in  Kootenay. *  POWDER, CAPS  JTAMILTON. POWDER  AND FUSE.  COMPANY-Baker  street. Nelson, manufacturers of dj'iiamite,  sporting, stumping and black blasting powders,  wholesale dealers in caps aud fuse, and electric  blasting apparatus. ^   ' SASH AND DOORS.  NELSON SAW AND PLANING MILLS,  LIMITED���Corner Front and Hall street*.  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers  in sash and doors; all kinds of factory -work made  to order. ,   TENTS   AND   AWNINGS.  NELSON TENT AND AWNING FACTOR  Baker street, Nelbon.   Munufuutuiun-. of n  kinds of   tents,  ri  P.O. Box70.   Theo.  all  awnings   and  canvas  goods.  . JIudsr       ���---���'  and  -Isoti, proprietor.  WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMITED���Corner Front and Hall streets, Nelson, wholesalo dealers in wines (case sad bulk)  and domestic and imported cigar?.  ENGINEEEsl ~~  CHARLES PARKER���Mining and milling engineer. -West Bnkcr slioet. Nelson.  FRATEENAL   SOCIETIES.  _\\_ NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. F. & A. M.  ���___��� Meets second Wednesday in each month.  faf\ Sojourning brethren invited.  KNIGHTS OF PYTHIA&- NelBon Loo^cTnoT  25, Knights of Pythias, meets in I. O. O.F.  Hall, corner Baker and Kootenay streets, every  ~      '       Visiting Knights  Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock,  cordially Invited to attend.  it S.   Leonard Scott, C. C.  R. G. Joy, K. of K.  TCTELSON L. O. L., No. 1692, meets in I. O. O, F.  A' Hall, corner Baker and Kootenay streets,  1st and 3rd Friday of each month. Visiting  tarethern cordially Invited, 11. Robinson, W, M_.  W. Crawford, Kctordiui; Secretary.    "KTELSON ^ERIE, Number 22, Fraternal Order  ���" of Eagles, meets every MScond and fourth  Wednesday ineach month in Fraternity Hall.  Visiting brethren welcome. W. Gosiioll, Presi  dent.   Charich Prober, Beoretary.  TRADES   UNIONS.  TCTELSON MINERS' UNION NO. 9G. W. F. of  ** M.���Meets In miners' union rooms, north-  oast corner Victoria and Kootenay sircetfl, every  Saturday evening at A o'clock. Visiting mom-  bo��� welcome. M. R. Mov alt, Pretidcnt, Jumcti  Wilkes, Secretary.   NELSON PAINTERS' UN!ON-The regular  meeting of the Painter-" Union i*i hold  every Wednesday evening at 7.."i0, in the Pnin-  torn' Union hall, behind theClatko hotel. T. O.  Hkatbo, president.   Alfred Tin nci. secretary.  rpRADKS AND LA BOR COUNCIL. -The regu��-  -*��� lar meetings of tho Nelson Trades and IjA&or  Council will be huld in the miner---' union hnll,  corner of Victoria and Kootenaj' streots, on the  first and third Thursday of each month, -at  7.30 p. in. G. J. Thorpe. President. J. H. Mnthc-  BOii, Secretary.   rpHE regular meetings of the Carpenters' Union  ��������� aro held on Wednesday opening of each  week, at V o'clock, in the Miners' Union hall cornor Victoria and Kootenay streets. IL liobin-  Ptesidont.. Jiunci Colling, Secretary.  non,;  BARBERS' UNION.���VoNon Union. No. 190. of  the Intotniitionnl Joiunoyn.cn Uaiber's Union of America, meets every iirit and third Mon-  da\ of each month m Jlitici**. Union Hull, corner  of Victoiia and Kootenaj street.-, at !��.'(0 p.m.  sliaip. Vi-ijijiK hi other- cordiailj invited to  -attend. J. JI. MaU.ei.on, President. W. S. Bcl-  villc. Secretarj*.  Ali-OlTKRS* UNION.-NoI-on Laborers' Pro-  tecln c Union, No, -S121, A. F. of L.��� meets in  Miners' Union Hall, noithcu-t corner of Victoria  and Kootenaj streets, on tho liratfind third Monday of each month, .it 8 p.m. shaip. 'Visiting  incmbei-of the Ameiican Federation eordially  iiiMted lo attend. John Mullen, .President.  1'croj' Sliakelton. Weorciaij'.    C"*1GAR MAKERS  UNION meet*- 1-t Tuesday  in oi ery month in tiie W. F. M. hall.    Kxoc  utivo board meet* ovory Saturday.  B~~ RICK LAYERS AND MASONS' UNION.  Tbe Bricklayei-. and Muson-' International  Union No. :i of Nelbon meets second and fourth  Tucsdajsin exch month ai Miners' Union hall'  J. W. Ivtchcr, president; Joseph Clark, reooxdiBg  and cow-Rponoing secretary. THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B. C, FRIDAY MAY 11  1900  ..���,,.,.,.  Rubber Gloves  FOR WOMEN AND MEN  The proper thing for spring house-  cleaning and gardening  Furniture Polish  To make your Furniture look as good  as new, try our  "FRENCH FURNITURE POLISH."  W. F. Teetzel & Co.  Victoria Block, Corner Baker and Josephine Streets  DRUGS AND ASSAYERS' SUPPLIES  ^-&-__,-<__-^-__'-<__'-'g-__''���g!,g*<  ^���.^�����-''S-*5"*.-��r-��i!"5'*st-��''^.**  Af ttt  x   x_  Watches  Chains  Cuff Links  Scarf fins  iti  iti  iti  iti  Hi  iti  Hi  Hi  Hi  xti  xti  Hi  xti  Ui  Ui  xti  Ui  Uf  iti  Ui  Hi  Hi  xti  Set with all kinds of Precious Stones.  JACOB DOVER  The Leading-  Jeweler of  Nelson  xti  xti  xti  iti  xti  Hi  Ui  iti  Pine Match ic|jaiiing   i spet  i.iltj    All woik guaranteed.  Muil oiriciMcccncim pioiupt  alU'iilinn.  ^ ^& ^~_i ^S ____S ^ '.S ^S A vS u2 * S  -0^-0-0.-0^-0.0^_9'0'0-0^^X  sir  Broaches Hi  Earrings iti  Bracelets \ti  Rings g  xti  iti  iti  xti  iti  xti  Hi  Ui  iti  Ui  Ui  iti  Hi  iti  Ui  iti  Hi  iti  "Rogers' Bros. 1817"  Flat Ware:  Carving Sets  JKit.Ii Sets  Cake Sets  Tea Sets, full line  Coffee Sets  Hake Dishes  Cake Basket-,  Tiuit Diihcs  Sterling Sihci \To\  clhcs  JM.imctiic Set.-!  lit unites  ( oml.s  Jlniois  Toilel Hollies  I'owdei Botes  \\ hisks  The Famous Karn Pianos  Austrian Art Ware and Brass Goods  < The Celebrated Sterns Bicycles  Six Different Makes of Sewing Machines  ESTABLISHED   1890  Xti  Xti  Ui  iti  xti  iti  iti  iti  Hi  Ui  xti  ~'i __#  -0t-0^_9'0'0.s>'_9.0-0'0.0.0       ~r.~;.<3r. ~r-~r*<~;.<~?.c. ~_;.-~?. "T-w  9 9  ^  Yes we have made j��  ^ rather a $  Big Hole f  in oup $12,000. Stock of Dry Goods    g  but we still have great g  bargains to offer 9  S  I  Goods  delayed in transit are now arriving  ��� and are marked at cost to clear.  S  NEW  LINES JUST OPENED OJJT  White Check Muslins, regular 10c; reduced to 7c.  White Check Muslins, regular 15c; reduced to 10c.  See our Colored Dress Muslins now offered at 6b.  White Pjques reduced to 15c, 20c and 25c.  Crash Goods for Skirts at 10c and 15c.  See our 50c and 75c Blouses.  This  is  a Genuine Clearing Sale as we  going out of the Dry Goods line.  are  9  Jt-Km'  FERLAND & OO.  ELLIOT BLOCK, BAKER STREET.  4te  IT IS WELL KNOWN  Tlu.t wf are tlio recoRini-c'd IcndjisJn cmi<_iuK the choice!  mid Ihjm khm'o1** of Ten1** and ("ollooi. Tint ract liax hcon  thoiouc'lil} jinncn h> tho vi'hlioariprcciulion of thesiiine,  which Viiufi ciiuscd our suliis to inciciuoin the ahoie hues  full} ."_". pet cent, 'iti tho-i'wholi.ivo not tiu-d om Iciulcii  *,\u uic dlwujh tilc.j-i'd ti> submit riiiuplr-*, ii.'tcr which jou  itad'!} hcc* lli.il son liuw Ijccnpisj nitf Micmiiio for niuu title  U |[lt ll'(OllUl  llllt  flj! A UHHIU'llI  MC((J)ll|iltI(<l ��ithit.     Wcitio  siik> to I'luisu von, .is inn slock iiti'iiii'lf-li-und (hcbcM. (hut  moticj cm Imij.  ime  to replace that  iy t ��� Place your order with  THEO.   MADSON  Spits, Awnings,  and all kinds of Canvas Goods  Manufactured to Order  pK- BAKER  STREET,   NELSON.  |0j3BC>8ite Postoffice  ant Your Job of Plumbing  STRACHAN BROS. J  CITY LOCAL NEWS  Mrs. E. C. Clarke of the  Queen's  hotel left lust ni(_;ht via RcvoLstoko for jMoiitronl,  where she will spend a couple of months.  The transfer of a .half-interest in  the Annie .Muy mineral claim, located on Forty-  nine crock, from Solomon Johns, Nelson, to Av.  G. ltobinson was recorded yestorduy.  A staff of men is engaged at the  Venus mine in crectiiiK tho building for tho  accommodation ot the mill whicli the company is  putting in.  The Chinaman arrested the other  day on tho charge of insanity i.s slill in the hands  of the police, lie will probably be turned over  to his friends, who have undertaken to look after  him.  A mau named Gray *svas arrested  - yesterday, charged with indecent exposure. Ho  will be tried this morning.  On Sunday morning the  C. P. R.  will run n train to .Job.sou, leaving hero nt 8  o'clock. This connects with the Itossland train  bringing the baseball nine here.  It was reported yesterday that  the Star mineral claim, on the divide between  Kaglc and Sandy creeks, had boon bonded for a  large sum. John Weinberg, one of the owners,  would not corroborate the statement.  The steam roller was run over  the macadam block on Josephine street to roll  tho rough stone before the IImil dressing of lino  material or metal is applied. The roller worked  satisfactorily, and a large number of citizens  witnessed its evolutions.  The remains of the late Harry A.  Gervan, who was killed in the explosion at Six-  mile Point, aro to be removed to Ottawa, where  his parents reside, shortly. A number of the deceased young man's friends are subscribing  toward a fund to be used in the erection of a  monument.  Rev. father Ferland received  a  letter from bishop Dontenwill, who is en route to  Rome. Tho letter .was only 13 days en route.  The bishop will arrive in the holy city shortly,  and will present a Nelson souvenir spoon to the  Pope." -.'���.���.>  The militia company drilled last  night and practised various movements'for the  Kaslo celebration. The officers of the company,  have announced that members of the company  who do not propose to attend drill in future must  return tlieir uniforms or defend a prosecution before the police magistrate. ., ._/  Lots 13 and 14 in block 3  of the,  Fairview Addition were purchased yesterday  by George Fleming who will proceed at once  with the erection of a building to bo used as a  grocery store.  J. S. Sullivan,  C. P. R.  engineer  for the Kootenajs was in the city for a shoit  time this week. Mr. bullivan is said to have  stated that the company had decided to proceed  w ith a large section of the Lardo Duncan road as  soon as the snow was oil the lulls.  James V. "Welch and Freiburg &  Stone will JinuJi their contracts on the Ralfoui  extension today, making a three-mile Miction  ready for the tail*.. Kd. T. Hums and J. W,  Stewarts camp No. 1 will finish next week,  swelling tho completed portion to nine lnilc-i.  The contractd'*!? anticipate that new contracts  will be stinted cibcwheie within a shoi*t time.  .Tohn Watson, of the Lawrence  Haidware Company's s|.*ifl'. has received a lotler  from tlici.upeiiuEcndent of congregational mis  sions in Canada, notifjmg him of Ihe appointment of Rev. William Munioo to chtabiibh a  branch hce, icference to which \v,is made in  joslerdnj s Tkihum". The let tor slated that .Mr.  Mumoe wa�� coming west At once. The local  membeih of the denomination w ill take no steps  until their pastoramves.  The fire department will hold its  firbt practice for the Kasto competition tonight.  'Ihoiacing team of 12 men and a capi.nu xwill  turn out -with tlio hand icel, and go through flic  work laid dow n m the rule*, tfcorge Steele will  be in charge.  William Gill of Victoria, district  inspector of (he inland revenue was in Xefcon  yet.teidn*v. He spout the clay with F. V. W.  Swannell, local oflieer, in going through the  bonded warehouses hcie.  The agreement of���sale by which  L. L, Mcmlield and Fied Burnett acquire the  'loionro Ariking Fiaction, Maggie and Champion claims on Iwifle creek, was Hied yesterday  .it the mining lecoxder's oflicc. The vendois,  Moth Nelson, Swan Nilsou, John Holm and  Angus Johnson leccive ��8500, and a large block  in the Allmirabia Mining Company for then  in Lei est.  David McNichol, general manager  and second \ ice president of tlio ('. P. R. srstem,  will be in Nelson next week, probably on Tuesday, Mr. McNichol is making his liist trip  ihtoiijfh the piovinco since becoming genei.U  manager and is now at the Coaht, After spending n day_!ii_Nolsojl ho_will go-east over tho  Crow's Nest load,  Captain Gore is engaged in making the regular distribution of caps and uniforms  to tho DftlcOM of tho C. P. It, lleot. About fiO new  outilts have nlie-idy been deliv ered.  The matter of appointing a third  nrbili.itor to determine the value of land expropriated bj tho C. I', R, foi the Balfour extension from G, V. Hour came before judge Duke in  cJt.imbois}c_>ierd.iy. His lienor nominated W.  ,?. tiocppl, piovsi'tinl inspector of oillces. The  C, J", tt. will ho rcpirscntcd by W. 11, J)ov��hing  and Mr. Beer by Dr. Hull.  HOTEL ARBIVALS.  Ai ins-* Pn.v'H.���H. McNally, Uosn!nti(l: il.  Chapman, Victoiia; J. Moirlh, Kossland: (J. H.  B.utihart, V'mli. J. H. Coitigan, Ciiiubrook, U.  V (Jro/w. Monti cal.  A'i mi Qt'ri n'h.-.3. ���!. Kionwi.M. A.iCccnnn,  Kaslo, F. a. Heap, Aiiibwoilh: J. A. Cood, Vun-  touiar, .1. Crawford, Oianbiook: A, A. Paulson,  Mojie: Mh It. V. \Valor..oi��_ Miss-J. M. Aiki-  wiij-, Itossland.  Ai im: W\w WHS".-A, It, Winlow, lemon  Cicek, J. G.ilbiailh, Porto Rico. _M. Oewar,  Ymir. O. Poitei, Polio Kko) All-1, (libbi und  son, Hloc.ui, .1. II. Galbraith, Porto Hico; O.J.  Handiy, Hofchland.  Ai 'in*. !Si mi.-W". (f. O'ljoughlin. Winnipeg;  G Mitchell, Jtos'.lii'id; A, jMnrln, Itoislaiid; H.  McOuiro, Molly Cihsur mine: M. U. Mullci, Vernon: II. C. Holden, (irconwooti; *���> C. Matthe-vw,  Monticil M. Harford, Let libndge; J. MeLeod,  ICokanco, K.ioul Ureun, Kaslo. L V. j\lone\-  peuny, Toionlo; II. M. Hurritt, Vancouver, C. V.  Adsoii. New Denver, J. (J. Wilson, Vancouver:  J. ricishmaii, V.uicouvei, N, Mcljollan, Grand  Foi ks; k. A. UriiaU, Montieul; C. Lnndon, Mon  trcal.  Ai int. Ghimj C>:mHAt.���0. V, Stenson,  Kii3>lo. C II. Fiost, Kaslo, H K. Wade, Balfour,  Ij. C. Moury, Mojie, J. T. (Jreen, Bpar��ood, W.  P. Downey, Calgaii*. L. T. V\all, Spokane.  Ar iiih Thi'mon'i.-W. llarlami, Winnipeg:  Salv.itoie Pnlli, J. Greno* It. Gicno, G. Patullo,  Jo.of A'tito, Jlik Co//c(to, city,  Horseracinff in Rossland.  A meeting of the horsemen of the  eiLy Was held last evening, and  steps were taken to organize a turf  association,says the lio&slaud Miner.  It was decided to hold race meet-  in gss on May 24th and 2~fcli, provided the use of Columbia avenue  can be secured for the purpose. The  following committee was appointed  to solicit subscriptions for the purses  to be competed for: Messrs. Lome  Beeher, Koss Thompson and John  W. Hartline. This committee Avill  proceed to canvass the town immediately. A programme committee, consisting of Messrs. E. A.  Rolf, Claude Cregan aud Hector McRae, was also appointed. There are  several horses in the Boundary  country, three or four at Myers  Falls, and si string at Spokane.  These can be brought here, provided  large enough purses are hung up to  justify it. It is thought the largest  number of fast horses ever gathered  together in the Kootenay country  will be here to participate in these  races.  The Knights Visit Nelson.  Yesterday was Knights of Pythias  day in Nelson.   The grand lodge of  the fraternity concluded its annual  deliberations   in Rossland on   the  previous evening and about 30 of  the   delegates   came here on   the  morning train and spent the rest of  the day.    The local lodge e:xtended  a hospitable welcome to the visitors  and endeavored with considerable  success to make their brief sojourn  in the1 city pleasant and profitable.  After spending the' morning about  town, the visitors were entertained  at   luncheon   in   Fraternity   hall.  Mayor Houston and a number of  leading citizens were iu attendance.  The proceedings were of an  informal nature,  but after the covers  were removed a few speeches were  indulged in.    The mayor welcomed  the Knights to Nelson and the local  officers expressed their pleasure  in  entertaining the delegates in felicitous terms.    The party took  a  tramway car during the afternoon  and went over the line.   All expressed   themselves   as   delighted  with the apparent evidences of the  prosperity of the Queen city of the  Kootenays. ���..'���������.;���  ESTABLISHED 1892  H.   BYERS   &  HARDWARE  CO.  ESTABLISHED 1892  Garden, Mill, Steam and  Suction  Hose.  Crucible   Cast   Steel   Wire  Rope  5-16 to 1-in. in stock.  Leather and  Rubber Belting.  Sheet, Square and Round Rubber  Flax and Garlock Packing  Pipe Fittings, Brass Goods, Rails  Black and Galvanized Sheet Iron  Soft Steel Plates  1-8, 3-16 and 1-4 x 72, 96 and 120  jAkouU���Truax Ore (,'ar.s, Oiaiit Powdor.'.and Metropolitan Kuse, etc.  H. BYERS & CO.  NELSON  KASLO  SANDON  **  Application Adjourned.  The application for a writ of  prohibition, to prevent the collector  of votes from adding1 the names of  the voters protested by O'Driscoll,  /Corlette and Palmer came before  judge Drake yesterday. R. Macdonald presented his arguments on  behalf of the applicants after which  the hearing was adjourned to Monday. S. S. Taylor, Q. C, appeared  for the collector.  ployes' Investment Association,  Limited, managed by officials of the  road. Employees purchasing stock  will become members. IsTo employee receiving,$3000 or over may  buy stock and none may hold more  than $5000 worth. Service of three  three years or more is pre-requisite  for purchasing. As the stock is  worth $155 a share, this action  means a gift of over half a million  dollars to its employees. There  will be distributed iu dividends on  the stock $70,000 a year.  Big Guns at the Front.  London, May 10���10:25, a. m.���  Lord Roberts telegraphs to the war  office from Welgelegen, under date  of May Oth, evening, as follows;  "Pole-Carew's and Tucker's divisions, Hamilton's column of heavy  naval and royal garrison artillery  guns aud four brigades of cavalry  inarched here today. The enemy  hold the opposite bank of the Zand  river. Their strength will be ascertained tomorrow, when I hope to be  able to force a passage of the river."  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Refrigerators  Priges from $10 to $30  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  .fCr!~  Xlf  ���~r:'*5''^��:^'*_^ -0^-0^-0^.jm*'0.0.0.0-0-0-l~^  Gold Shipments to- Europe.  New York, May 10.���Baring,  Magoun & Company will ship $50,-  000 iu gold to Europe. tomorrow.  Lazard Frercs will ship $000,000,  and Goldman, -Smiches & Company  will ship $1,200,000 to Europe by  tomorrow's steamer. The National  City bank will ship $500,000 gold.  The total so far engaged Ibr tomorrow's steamer is $2,800,000.  A Handsome Gift.  Minneapolis, May ' 10.���The  Great Northern railroad, in accordance with its promise, lias placed  10,000 shares of its stock on sale at  par to its employees. The shares  are to be handled by a new company,   the   Great   Northern   Em-  Having Purchased  the Business  Of Fred J. Squire, merchant  tailor. Nelson, I intend to  continue the business so as  tokeep the" patranage~df~ail  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.  - Wanted���Position as stenographer and typewriter by lady of experience���References. No objections to going out of city. Ad-  dross Stenographer, Tribune.  For sale���Black Minorca eggs for  hatching, $2.00 per sitting.   Box GS3, Nelson.  Cellar   to. rent,   newly   floored,  under Merchants Bank-of Halifax. Apply in the  bank.     _  A   first-class  millinery   business  for sale in one of tho best Kootenay mining  towns. New goods. Good reasons for helling.  Address Millinery, thib oiilce.  For large, airy furnished rooms,  very central, apply room 1, A. Macdonald block.  Harry Haley has applied for a  di-.oj.ee, and legal piocccdings will shortly bo instituted.  Hack   calls left at   the   Pacific  Tianftfcr b,u*n on Vornon street. Tolephono  cill 3o.  For Sale.���One-third interest in  Mjneial Olaim near Vmir, for $100, money to be  expended in development. Apply to Alex  Stewart, Turner & Bocckh block, Nelson.  For sale���the north half of block  100, Nelson.   Addi ess P. O. Box 5T2. Nelson.  Spot casli paid for second-hand  goods of all kinds at the Nelson Bazaar, Malone  & Ticgillus block.  Houses furnished with new and  second-hand furniture, or mixed newond secondhand furniture, on the installment plan, by the  Nelbon Bazaar, Malone & TrcgiUiu. blook.  FEOVINGIAL PASTY CONVENTION  Theelectoisof the Nelson Riding. West Kootenay Electoral District, who support the Provincial IJ.n ty aro requested to elect delegates to a  nominating convention, to be held ar Knights of  Pj thins Hall, Nelson, on Saturday, Muy 12th,  I'JOO, at 8.30 o'clock p. jis , representation m the  convention to be as follows.  Delegates.  Ht  iti  iti  Ui  Ui  iti  iti  Ui  xti  Ui  Ui  xti  xti  iti  xti  xti  iti  185 Baker Street.  Telephone 10.  KIRKPATRICK  &  WILSON.  Ut  iti  xti  Hi  iti  iti  for  We have removed our place of business  the next few months to the old Burns  shop, next to the Nelson Hotel, where we  hope to see all our old customers and many   iti  Xti  xti;  new ones.   Give us a call.  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  185 Baker Street  Neelands' Building, Baker Street.  FRED J. SQUIUK, Manager.  Waneta     .    .   .  ...    . ��� ......  .     .   ... 1  Erie ....  ._... . .     .......    2  Salmo    .,., ... .  ...... .   .. ... -  2  Ymir   ..   , -i .. . ...      6  Hall's Siding. .  ...-*..     .   .  1  Porto Rico  ......  , ,. , .   _ ..  .    .       1  Nelson   .     . .25  Proctor   ....   ., .  . ........   3  o  3ird.ii*  ,.,....  .,*..,.* * . * ��� *���,.    1  Crcbton...........  ......   .   ... .  . ���, . , 3  Rykcrfs       2  Hi   Telephone 10  ^vS>->_��->��,-__a>'_a_��'>��.j_fc-_g_*..^..^ -~>"~& 0,i0.0^.0.fi��'0>i_?.fi*'0*'&'--,'i05{  xti  iti  xti  xti  xti  Hi  xti  iti  >&m  $$$���    l-:  3 ���<=-�����  ���e_/'a>  .s*  Some Plain Facts  About Clothing  Ifif ���*-���  _ Delegates elect, if unable to attend the conven  tion, shall have the pmilesye of appointing  piovies. Credentials must bo signed by the  cluiii man and secretary of the meeting at which  they arc oloctcd, or if clecfed at a primary election bj the judge nnd clerk of such election.  Delegates must be registered vol oro.  DAVID McBEATH,  Chan man Provincial Party, Nelson Riding,  FRBD STARKI5Y,  Secretary Provincial Pai ty, Nelson Riding.  .\TelH0n, April 25th, IftX).  NELSON  LABOBEBS'   UNION.  At the reprulai meeting of iho Nolson Laboierf*'  Protectee Union, held on Monday evening, M��iy  Tth, it was decided to leave the imitation K0 far  members ut one dollar foi another thirty day*.  The tcaifibloa, biiekjnrd kboivis ai d null wen  of tha city arc losiieotfully invited t) affiliate  wilh tne union, P. C. SHACKLKTON,  Secretary,  NOTICE.  All por-iOiiR are nfcieby notified thafc Charles A.  Prosper is no lontcer connected with the Wftvor-  ley Itotel Company, and hits no authority to con-  tiact any Indcbtednehh or collect any monies on  their behalf.  WAVERI/KY HOTEL COMPANY.  tifo We are now showing the finest stock of Spring  ^ and Summer Suits in Nelson. There are several  g points of merit in our Suits. They are all of the  _) latest cut and are lined all through with the best  �� linings. They are tailored better than Suits offer-  M ed elsewhere at much higher prices. The fabrics  % are the best in the market We lead all others  for values in  i��  W  CLUB  GET YOUR  CHANDELIERS  WIRED FOR  lectr  NO MATCHES REQUIRED, ALWAYS READY  ectnc Supplies  Kooter;ay Eieciric Snpply &  Coijsirticiion Go,  JOSEPHINE STREET NELSON  Gents' Furnishings  Hats and Caps  Boots and Shoes  #  �� We know that our values cannot be equalled by  �� any other house in Nelson. We are so sure of  l�� this that we will give money back if it cannot be  We have just received a fresh   consignment  of Christie's famous  Fancy Biscuits and Cream Sodas.  Also McCormick & Company's Jersey Cream Sodas.  P. O. BOX 17(f.  HOUSTON BLOCK.  Telephone 161.  M. Ferry & Company's Seeds.  Freslf Eki?3 Received Daily  John /\. frviqg & Go  Lethbridge Gait Goal  The best value tor tho money in tbe market;  for all purposes.  tkbms ci.SK     W, P. Tikrnkt, General Agenl�� j  Telephone 147.   Office with C. D. J. CtafatT  A. R. BARROW, A.M.LC.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Comer Victoria and Kootenay Streets.  XBI.EPHONE NO, 95  % p. o. box m.

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