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 DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION  BY MAIL  TWO  DOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH  YEAR.  SALISBURY'S GREAT SPEECH  Britain's Foreign Policy.  London,    May   0.���Tho   annual  grand habitation  of  the  Primrose  League was held in Albert Hall this  afternoon.     Lord  Salisbury,   who  presided, commented on the remarkable change which had taken place  iu the latter half of the century in  views of the people  regarding the  empire. They had formerly repelled  ic as a burdeu,  and  that  doctrine  had been carried to such  extremes  by a man of splendid genius���Gladstone���that it had produced a strong  reaction,  which  started  after  the  disaster  of  Majuba   Hill  and the  death of geueral Gordon.  The death  of Gordon had  been  avenged.    Perhaps it was too  soon  to say the great humiliation ot Majuba Hill had been effaced, or  that  i he great wrong had beeu   righted,  but he felt they were on the road to  accomplish-that .thing.    Under the  b-illiant guidance of  lord Roberts,  200,000 soldiers, a larger army than  had ever been sent across  the same  expanse of sea,  were now  engaged  in   reducing   to   obedience   to the  queen those territories which ought  never to  have   been  released and  restoring to South Africa the  only  chance it has of peace and  development and tranquility.  The premier referred to the difficult y and intricate .Irish problem  and said:  '\Mi\  Gladstone,  in  an  evil  moment for the fame of the country  and for his party, attached himself  to  the idea of  the separation  of  England and   Ireland.    There . has  been  a  long  struggle, but  no  one  can  say the home rule cause presents any elements of sanguine anticipation for the future.   It might  be said that the Irish idea would be  realized and  that Mr.  Gladstone's  aspicatious would be fulfilled.'  But  J   do   not believe  that the causes  which have once been well  beaten,  h a v& reappeared to any pin pose in  English history.    Apart, however,  from the fate of former struggles, I  am still assured  that  there is  no  h.ope   of   the predominant  power  ever   consenting   to   give   Ireland  practical  independence.*   We have  learned something from  the  South  Aft ican war : how a disloyal govern-  > ment, in spite of warnings, should  uC'iinnilate arms against the most  powerful combatant, and  thus  se-  NELSOK:  THURSDAY MORNING  MAY 10 J 900.  creation of rifle clubs. If only the  feeling could be inculcated that it  is the duty of every man to make  himself competent to meet an invading enemy, we would have a  defensive force which would make  the chances of an assailant so bad  that no assailant would appear."  After a resolution urging British  subjects to prepare in times of  peace so as to be ready for war,  had been carried by acclamation,  the meeting adjourned.  ZAND RIVER IS ABANDONED  Another Church for Nelson.  Within' a couple of weeks an addition will be made to Nelson's list  of  religious  organizations -. in ��� the  ,shape of a branch  of the  Congregational Church of Canada.    There  are in the city a number of persons  who are properly members  of this  denomination and the Canada Congregational Missionary Society has  decided to institute a church  here  at  once under  their direct supervision.     Rev. William Munroe late  of Montreal will  be the pastor of  the Nelson Congregational  Church.  He is a native of Embro,  Ontario,  and   is   twenty-five years   of age.  A couple of weeks ago Mr. Munroe  was ordained at Emmanuel Church  in Montreal and was authorized to  proceed to Nelson for the purpose  of opening up work and founding a  church  under  the  auspices  of the  church  to  which  he  belongs.    As  there is no  Congregational  church  here now "the call-' and request for  ordination  came from   Emmanuel  Church, of which  Mr.  Munroe has  long been a consistent- and active  member.    He is expected in Nelson  in a few days.  cure a terrible advantage. We  now know better than we did ten  years ago, what a rock it would be  if we had a government disloyal,  in Ireland, with the power of the  , accumulation of forces against this  ci-untry.  fMr. Gladstone shattered his own  pa rty so, that for the moment they  ji l o erased and a powerless factor in  English politics. But ifc must not  bo imagined that the effacement is  likely to bo permanent."  "Hereafter external affairs   will  occupy a considerably larger place  among fche problems we  have to  _ pclve.    Not-necessarily -because���iu  themselves they are more important, but if we look around  we can  .see fche elements and causes of menace and perils accumulating,  and  they may  accumulate  to such   a  point   as   to require earnest   and  most active efforts to repel them.  I  am nervous afc using language of  Mich a kind, lest it should  bo eon-  hfcrued as pointing out a particular  danger.    But S wish emphatically  to say T have no idea of the kind."  The Pretoria remarks were greeted   with  cheers.    Continuing  lord  Salisbury said:  **A certain  section of   our .sub-  jpets',  nofc   I   hope,   a   very   large  though a very noisy one,   has at  tho  present moment a very great  prejudice against this country.    Ifc  docs not, however, follow that  wo  have no precautious to take.   Governments may come and may go,  and feelings may change, bufc there  is that root of bitterness  against  England with which later we may  , have to reckon.   There can *��� be no  securing tho feelings or sympathy  of other   nations,  except  through  the efficiency of our own  defence  and the strength of our own right  ai in.  "Everywhere the power   of offence is increasing, and who knows  but; that all  these  things  maybe  united in one great wave to dash  against our shores.    As to land defence, so far as I can see, anything  in the nature of conscription is nofc  a remedy which the country is pre-  paied   to   accept.     Therefore   we  jnusfc induce people to voluntarily  juifc themselves in a position to de-  IViid their homes.     The Primrose  League can do much to foster the J  Reception at Washington.  Washington, May 9.���A meeting  was held last night at the house of  congressman Sulzer to arrange for  the   reception  of   the Boer   peace  envoys, how on their  way to the  United States from Holland.    The  meeting    included   a    number   of  senators and congressmen as well  as    Washingtonians.     It   decided  that,the Boer delegates should be  accorded   a   reception    similar   to  those tendered Lafayette, Kossuth  and Parnell.     A big demonstration  is  to be organized in their honor.  The grand opera-house has been  secured for Sunday, May 20th, and'  public addresses of a non-partisan,  nature will be delivered by prominent men.  Advance Continued.  London, May   9.���Although the  British expect considerable opposition afc the  difficult; drift   of   the  Zand river, the latest advices from  Smaldeel indicate that the federals  are not yet  ready to make a determined   attempt   to    stem lord  Roberts'   advance.      The   hitter's  front, indeed* is so wide and overwhelming in numbers that it is difficult to see how the Boers can help  being ousted out of Virginia siding  as they, were out of Smaldeel, even  if they elect to give battle.   The  same considerations would probably affect at Kroonstadt, hence the  general belief that little real opposition will be encountered south  of the Vaal.  The repairs to the bridges over  the Vet river and the Vaal are expeeted to retard the general  march from Smaldeel and Fourteen Streams for three or  four days, when general Buller will also be ready.  The general idea is that lord Roberts will direct his right on Har-  rismith in order to get in touch  with the Natal army coming through  Van Reenen's pass.  A dispatch from Maseru, dated  May 8th, says the Boers have deserted both Ladybrand and Ficks-  burg in- panicky condition, owing  to reports that the British had  occupied Senekal, thus threatening  complaint is made that the price of  paper   in-the  United   States has  been nearly doubled, and whereas  the association of American papers  has appealed to the congress of the  United States for relief, claiming  that the increase in price has  been  occasioned by a combination'of the  paper  mills  and  factories   of  the  country:   Resolved that the committee on ways and means fix the  last   Wednesday   of  May for the  hearing   of   such   complaints, aud  meanwhile that the   secretary of  the committee is directed to give  notice to such association of American   papers   and   to   the   various  paper  companies   and   pulp   companies of such hearing, rtnd fchafc the  secretary      of     the      committee  [ be     directed     to     call \ on   such  paper   companies   and   pulp  panies    to    file    with   dum  stock and   bonds   issued; by  companies, the total amount  by such companies for interest  on  bonds, dividends or  wages, to be  classified according to the amount  paid, and also statements showing  the total receipts for paper sold and  expenses of operation  during the  year."   After some discussion the  matter was referred to ���; the subcommittee on customs.'    ������   f  Good Weapons Needed.  PRICE FIVE CENTS  PURSUED BY THE CAVALRY  co rathe  such  paid  Seized Flour Sold.  Washington. May <9.���United  States consul Stowe afc Cape Town  has informed the state department  that nearly all of the flour belonging to the Pennsylvania mills, including fche seized cargoes of the  Beatrice Maria and Nashona, has  beeii profitably sold on account of  fche consignee in South Africa, and  that the, British government has  agreed to take the remainder, paying 10 per cent more than the invoice value.  their retreat to the Transvaal.  Hutton Was Driven Back.  Smalldeel,. May 9.���Yesterday  general Hutton attempted to seize  a Boer convoy that was leaving the  Zand river.     He advanced:towards  the river with his infantry. A long  line of wagons was plainly visible.  On    becoming   aware   of   general  Button's object the Boers stopped  and opened fire.     They seemed in  great force and did a great deal of  havoc.    Presently mounted Boers  were seen crossing the dry lands of  the river bed., They circled to the  right and began to enfold the West  Australians' whilemany of theBritish  were hit by shells.   The position  became,serious.   The Boers sent up  reinforcements,   placing   the   Australians iri danger of being cut off.  Thereon general Hutton ordered a  retirement to Welgelegen, where he  had left his own convoy.   A portion of the forces advanced and engaged the Boers to cover their retirement,   which   was successfully  done.   The Boers continued to shell  the retiring troops, but showed no  desire to press the attack further.  Meanwhile the Boers' trains steamed  away north, blowing up culverts as  j they went  London, May 9.���At the banquet  of the Iron and Steel institution,  given  this   evening  at 'the   Hotel  J Cecil, sir W.  C. Roberts presiding,  Mr. G. J. Goschen, first lord of the  admiralty, responding. to the toast  "Army and Navy," said the government fully recognized that the finer  the troops sent out to battle: for the  country the greater was the obligation   to   provide   for   them    the  best   means    of '* success    Therefore, he   said, they   had   not   forgotten the manufacturer's of armor  plate and of implements of war, and  other   scientists   whom they   had  pressed into the ranks to aid in  solving the problem.     "We have  admirable competitors," lie said, "in  JHerr Krupp and iu the works at  Le Crensote and fche United States,  bufc we may rely on the inventive  genius and the pertinacity* of English manufacturers andhpli-viiisus fco  secure results which are so valuable  to the British  empire."    Mr.  Gos-.  chen denied the^ statements made  in the French chamber of deputies  regarding   the quality   of British  guns,   declaring that these  would  hit harder and had a greater bursting power than the French guns  * A Useless Proclamation.  London, May 10.���A dispatch to  the Morning Post from Ladysmith,  dated Wednesday, says: "General  Buller has issued a proclamation to  fche Dutch rebels who are willing to  surrender, notifying them that he  will recommend all who are willing  to surrender voluntarily for greater  leniency than those who continued  fighting after this warning. This  appears a futile measure to  them to surrender."  get  Insurrection in Ghinchou.  Victoria, May 0.���The steamer  Daiuy vosfcoek has arrived from Yokohama, wifch 300 Japanese, half of  which   landed   here.     Her officers  bring news of a serious insurrection  in Chinehou, China, on the line of  one of fche northern railways being  builfc by the British.    The English  engineers were attacked by fche insurgents and forced to flee for their  lives.    Troops   were   sent   to   put  down the uprising. i ,  Free Staters Surrender.  SiMALDHKL, May 8.���Large number .of burghers have come in and  delivered their Mausers and horses  to the British. They affirm that  there is a bitter quarrel between  the Free Staters and the Transvaalers, which is likely to end in  the speedy surrender of the former.  General French has arrived here.  Ordered to Ashanti.  Kingston, Jamaica, May 9.���-The  railitaiy authorities here have received a cable from fche British war-  office ordering all the available officers of the West India regiment to  proceed immediately by the shortest  route to Cape Coast Castle to join  ihe expedition against the Ashaniis.  U. S. Eight-Hour Law.  Washington, May 9.���In view of  the   recent   eight-hour   movement  throughout the country the report  made  to the house of repre&enta-  tives by chairman���Gardner of���fche  committee on labor on the Gardner  eight-hour bill and fche general subject of eight-hour legislation, has a  timely interest.   The bill requires a  clause in all government contracts  that the labor under the contract  shall not exceed eight hours daily,  and says: "Economists who advocate   the   eight-hour day contend  with   great   plausibility thai;   the  shorter day results in an increase  of wages   without an  increase of  price, as greater consumption enlarges production, and the larger  fche scale of production the cheaper  the given article is produced."   The  report presents an elaborate review  of eight-hour legislation  in all the  states,   and    previous    eight-hour  statutes enacted by the federal gov-  ernmen fc.  ' Sea Witch to Blame. -  London,* May 9.���The admiralty  has not yefc received an official  report in regard to the boarding of  the American ship Sea Witch by a  British warship while in Portugese  waters in Delagoa Bay, bufc other  government dispatches from   Lorenzo Marquez, incidentally mention  that tbe Sea Witch was in' trouble,  which combined with the fact that  she signalled for a tug, leads the  British authorities to believe that  the onus for fche mistake in boarding chiefly lies with the Sea Witch.  Stern Measures Adopted.  Cape   Town, May   9.���Ifc is  believed here that on the arrival of  theBritish afc the Vaal river a proclamation will be issued annexing  the Orange Free State to the Dominion of   tho queen and demonstrating the determination of the  queen's forces to assert  British supremacy over the   annexed terri-J  tory.   TheBritish losses at Brand- '  fori; are now reported to have been  much heavier  than   was first reported.     After  fche battle British  patrols visited the farmhouses in  tho-snrrounding~districfcs~~aiTd~a.il  the   meu   were    taken   prisoners,  while the horses and guns were removed.      Lord    Roberts   is   thus  adopting   a sterner policy wifch a  view of preventing guerrilla  lighting   iu   the   rear   of   the British,  Horses are now commandered and  farmhouses where guns are found  are destroyed, while tho men aro  arrested.  General Hutton's Advance.  London, May 10.���General Hut-  ton's mounted infantry brigade, including the Canadians, with a part  of general French's cavalry crossed  Zand river on Tuesday, and began  to work their way cautiously along  the railway northward in the track  of the retiring Boers. About 8000  horsemen were engaged in this advance.  General Hutton before he was  joined by a part of general French's  force had a sharp fight. ��� This was  on Mondayc when he reached the  river, and saw the Boer convoys on  the other side and pressed forward  intending to cross and capture  them.  The Boers opened fire with eight  gnus, seemingly in thousands and  sought to envelop the British. General Hutton fell back, the Boers  following until other cavalry reinforcements arrived. During the  night the Boers retreated, not further contesting fche crossing.  Lord Roberts, according to a correspondent, left Smaldeel on Tuesday to consult one of the Hamil-  tons, fifteen miles distant.  The Boer attack on general Hutton does not indicate any such conditions as have been alleged to exist among them. Nevertheless the  British advance rolls on steadily.  Generals Broadwood and Bruce  Hamilton have penetrated fifteen  miles beyond Wynberg,'.where, according to Boer advices, sharp lighting is daily occurring. There was a  brisk rifle engagement;; oiitside  Winburg on Saturday.  From Boer sources comes the report that iu a skirmish out of Mafeking colonel Baden-Powell was  slightly wounded.  Pi esident Kruger after his formal  speech on Monday said the  British  Avere prepared for" war in  1896, as  documents which the burghers had  captured   showed,   but    that' the  Transvaal to avoid bloodshed offered a seven-year  franchise and  then a five-year franchise.   Greati  Britain still demanded that war be j  declared and the republic at length  accepted the challenge, even should  the   British  enter   Transvaal and  take Pretoria, the Boors  will still  remain a free people.     Our trust is  in God and  we may be  confident  that he  will defeat the  jjowerful  generals."  United States consul Hay of Pre-,  toria was present when this speech  was delivered.   The raad continues  in secret session.  A dispateli credited to a semiofficial source in Pretoria says:  " The neutral powei s have delivered  a collective note to president  Kruger informed him they will hold  him responsible for the safefcy of  the mines, and will support England in enforcing compensation in  the event of their destruction.  States that they would like a settlement on three points: the recognition of their concessions, the payment of last year's subsidy of��2000  due under the 1889 concession, and  the payment of tbe claim for ��8175  for damages sustained during the  Spanish-American war. He added  that the British foreign office and  the British parliamentary oflieer afc  Washington were assisting them,  and that president McKiniey favored tho payment of the claims.  Smallpox Quarantine.  The   Dominion  authorities   now  have taken the smallpox quarantine  into their   own   hands, and   it is  understood, will establish a quarantine along the entire international I  boundary line from fche Atlantic to  the Pacific.    Dr. Sinclair of Rossland     has     been    appointed; the  local    officer,   and   it    is    understood,   will   try   to    handle   both  the. Rossland   aud   Nelson  trains  afc Northport himself, although the  latter train leaves some 15 minutes  after the former.   The provincial  officers afc Waneta and Sheep Creek,  C. A. Cummins and Perry 'Wright,  were notified yesterday that they  had been relieved of their duties.  PRIMARY ELECTION TODAY  A Heavy Vote Expected.  The Provincial   Parfcy   primary  election to elect  twenty-live delegates   to   attend   the   nominating  convention   on   Saturday   will  bo  held today between the hours of  2 and 8:30" p. m.   The polling place  will be in the Victoria block, in one  of the stores fronting on Josephine .  street.      Forty supporters of the  party have expressed a willingness  to allow their names to be used afc  the polls, and from that number ii  representative   delegation   can   be  -  selected.    The Provincial  Parfcy in  this   riding   stands   not   only  fot">  principles,  but for  the   industrial  and commercial supremacy of Nelson.   Every man  who intends to-1 -  support the party should turn '.'put*  today and vote" for delegates.  Hooley on Top.  London, May 9.��� The Daily Mail  this morning asserts that the concessionaire to whom emperor Nicholas has granted the right to work  goldfields 8000 square miles in area,  in the Neertschinsk region of Siberia, fields  which are the czar's  private property, and have hitherto  been worked under the direction of  his private cabinet, is  Mr. Ernest;  Terah Hooley, the London financial  company promoter and speculator,  who came to grief in  the summer  of 1898 under sensational circumstances and who: narrowly escaped  prosecution on the charge of fraud.  Mr. Hooley, whois described by tbe  Daily Mail as "apparently again in  the greatest affluence," says, in the  course of an   interview-published  by   fche   Daily Mail, "by a single  move I have won everything back,  and 1 am again on top."' A company has been formed, and_capital  to  the amount; of   $5,000,000 has  been secured. *.'  Inquiry Into Price of Paper.  Washington, May 9.���The petition of newspaper publishers regarding the price of printing paper  was presented today to the ways  and means committee, and Mr.  Ncwlands of Nevada proposed an  inquiry    as    follows:     "Whereas  Practical Imperialism.  London,   May   9.���The   annual  of the  South African  Association  was held in   London   this evening,  baron Windenor presiding.   Among  those present were Frederick liufch-  erford   Harris,   Mr.    Beit,   Lionel  Phillips, and the Australian Federation delegates.    Colonel Deniii-'on,  former president of the Canadian  society,   responding   to the   toast  "The imperial Forces"  referred  to  the seriousness of the question of  the country's food supply.   He said  that Great Britain ought not to be  dependent for this on foreign countries.    Colonel Dennison advocated  giving Canada, the Cape and Australia a voice iu  the settlement of  ".he peace conditions in South Africa  and urged the calling of ariimperial  conference as soon as  the  war has  ceased.  Open Hearth Furnaces.  London, May 9. -The annual  meeting of the Iron & Steel Institute open today. Mr. Talbot of  Pencoyd, Pennsylvania, read a  paper on the advantages of tho continuous working of open hearth  furnaces. All the speakers agreed  that Mr. Talbot's open hearth  furnace would revolutionize the  making of iron and steel.  Halt at Smaldeel.  -Lon don���May-10.-���A-dispatch to  fche   Times   from    Smaldeel dated  May Sth, .says:    "Lord Roberts has  halted here to complete the railway  and allow time for cavalry now retiring from Thaba Nchu   to take  the place designed for them  in the  original scheme of advance.    General Hamilton last  week  was  continually   in   touch    wifch   Botha's-  guard.      The .enemy   manoeuvred  field     guns     skilfully     to   check  general        Hamilton's    '   advance.  While      captain      Balfour     was  negotiating    wifch     tho    Landrosfc  for tho surrender of Wynberg, general  Botha  misunderstanding   the  envoy's   language,    threatened   to  shoot him, but fche landrosfc, rightly  interpreting the words, and perceiving that the British were in a position to bombard the town,  decided  to surrender.    General Botha  then  retired.     Tho  town    contained   a  large   stock   of   ammunition    and  grain.        Ifc   is  impossible  to   say  whether the Boers will dispute the  passage of the Zand river, but ifc is  known fchafc Botha has ten guns in  front of Hamilton, and that general  Delarey   has   six in front of   the  main advance.  Yankee Gratitude.  London, May 9.-'-The Globe, commenting this afternoon on the attitude  of   cordiality  displayed "by  New  York   aldermen   toward the  Boer delegates in spite of the unanswerable   opinion -of   aldci man  Brice,   and    councilman    Stewart,  asked what would have beau the  sentiment in the United States if  during the war the  lord  mayor of  London had  offered a public welcome to delegates from the Philippine  islands, asking for European  intervention   in     behalf   of   independence.     Continuing  the Globe  says: "Our conduct then  appeared I  to evoke intense gratitude, but  tiie I  value of such gratitude becomes obvious,   when    it is   blown to  the  winds on the approach  of the  presidential elections.". _   Sutherland Was Acquitted.  The whole of yesterday was taken  up.in the case of Regiua vs. Sutherland,  in which   the  accused   was  charged with uttering a" raised  $10'  bill in a house of illfame oh Febru-,v  ary 24th last.  Sutherland admitted  having at one time had  the bill" in  his possession, but denied having  passed it, and the inmates failed to.  satisfactorily identify   him.     The ,  accused also swore  that he was  at'  Mrs. Hodson's house on the evening "  in  question, when   he  received an,  instalment on fche money due him."  for building'her house.   This was  corroborated  by Mis. Hodson, and  the receipt for the money bearing  the date of February 21th was produced.    W.   A.  Macdonald,  Q.  C. ,'  appeared for the defense and made.^.  an exceedingly able   speech.     His _'  lordship also charged in favor of  the prisoner,  and when the jury, 7  after about five minutes' absence.',  brought in a verdict of nofc  guilty,  ^_|  the   large    number   of   spectators  expressed themselves as  generally;  pleased with fche result.   The Kelly  case is scheduled for this morning, *  and the next on the list; is Regina ���  vs.  Hagler, in which the accused, ,  the secretary of the Sandon MuiersV  Union,   is   charged   wifch  unlawful  *  assembly. , ��  The Victoria. Opposition.  Victoria, May 9���[Special to The  Tribune].���A   public  meeting   has  been called for Monday evening to  nominate   candidates    opposed   to  Martin,  Ilelmcken, McPhillips and  Hall,  provided  they pledge  themselves on these questions.   McPhillips is not likely to  go back on his  party-line principles,  and a storm  may rise oufc of fche calm   fchafc has  prevailed in  local  political  circles  since the nomination of those candidate0.   The premier returns from  his Mainland tour on the 18fch, and  commences   the    Island   campaign  wifch a meeting at Metchosin,  Ottawa, May 8.--[Special to ~  Tribune.}���A telegram was recen  White in Washington.  Wa.siiinc.ton, May 8. ��� Henry  White, secretary of the United  States embassy afc London is in  Washington, and called upon secretary Hay at tho state department  today to pay his respects.  Want America to Pay.  London, May 9.���Afc a meeting of  the Cuba Sub-Marine Telegraph  Company, C. W. Parish, who presided, said in regard to ihe company's   position   with   the United  Population of the Yukon.  The  eceived  last evening from commissioner  Ogilvy, stating fchafc the population  of the Yukon was 18,107. The  number of voters was 3581. The  British citizens amounted to 1533,  the United States 9534, or more  than half of fche population, and the  Indians 450.  Smalldeel a Depot.  London, May 10.���A dispatch to  the Daily News from Smalldeel  dated Tuesday, May Sfch, says:  "Stores are accumulating bere and  convoys are proceeding regularly  to the north and to Winburg. General Hutton's brigade while skirmishing took sixty prisoners yesterday."      Buller Advancing.  Capk Town, May 9.--It is reported that general Buller is advancing on Biggarsberg and that  the Boers are advancing.,  Find on the Velvet.  News    reached    here   yesterday-  from Sophia mountain of a surface  find   of    considerable _��� importance  which has .been made ou fche Velvet,,  says the  Rossland   Miner.    Ifc was  made while excavating- for a stable  afc a point SO feet to the southwest;  of fche most southerly workings on  the property.    The find consists  of  eight feefc of ore. "Ifc  is a quartz  carrying gold, and assays show that  it carries $00 in  gold to the ton.  The   walls   are   well  defined, and  wheu  the   Miner's  informant   leffc'-  the ledge had been stripped  for a  distance  of   about  20   feet. , Ifc  is  thought to bo the  same ledge thafc  was recently found on the 300-foofc  level of fche Velvet.    The mauage-  jnenfe_is .greatly .pleased with, the ���  discovery, as ifc reveals that the ore  shoot is  one of considerable length  and thafc it is of a high grade wherever it has been uncovered.  Tbe Pinafore Donation,  A meeting of fche Nelson. Amateur Operatic Society was held yesterday afternoon, afc whicli   the accounts of the  recent  benefit performance of "Pinafore"  were presented.      It   was  found  fchafc   nofc  quite so many tickets were .-.old us  was thought afc first,  the gross returns   being   $709    and    expenses  $52,25.      Manager Melville   Parry  wa& instructed to wire the balance  to mayor  PifcLs of Sandon for the  benefit of fche sufferers by the fire.  The following telegram  of  thanks  was received:  "Many thanks to all performers.  Mayor Pifct.s."  A general meeting of the Nelsou  Amateur Operatic Society is called  for next Tuesday afternoon afc 5  o'clock in the board of trade rooms,  when the committee will submit a  draft of the by-laws.  Close Down Only Temporary.  The Birdseye mine lias beeu  clobed down temporarily owing to  fche influx of surface water into the  workings, which it is impossible to  cope wifch without pumps. In  about a month's time ifc is expected  fchafc the surface water will have  run off, and then operation*; will be  resumed. The mine never looked  better than ifc does now, and fche  last assay from the ledge afc the  bottom of the shaft, taken just before tho close down, gave returns of  $ id in gold to the ton. Specimens  of the ledge brought to town show,  visible gold. THE TPJBTTNE:  NELSON" B. C THURSDAY, MAY  IU 1900  Dress Goods  Our dress goods are pretty well advertised, sfcill, this week we would  call your attention to that department. All we ask is your inspection.  AVe have the best selection, newest designs, better qualities and lower  pi ices than any other store in the Kootenay district.  SEE   OUR   MUSLINS   THEY  ARE   THE   NEWEST.  Your choice of three hunched patterns from 35 cents up to $3 a yard.  Silks  oi i; .\;otio   coon goods, c ash and onk prick.  ICerr & Co  Si-WDAHD PATTERNS  KBIT IV STOCK.  Madden Block, Baker Street  Clothing Sale  Here are some very special attractions offered for  today's traders at our store  Great Suit Sale at especially low prices.  Nobby All-wool Suits   Elegant Black and Blue Serge Suits  Black Clay Worsted Suits  New things in Shirts New things  in Ties  New thiugs in Hats New things in Underwear  Small Profit Prices  BROWN    &    CO.   Hall Block, 296 Baker St  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY.  y  Hi*:  *���?  _u$  m  w  r  INCORPORATED 1670.  We Stake  Our  Reputation  on  These G-oods  days ago. Now they have determined to make the fight Avith  divided forces. What show have  they to win ?  After, holding a conference with  Smith Curtis, minister  of mines in  the  Martin  government, who has  been   in    Nelson    two    days,   Dr.  George A. B. Hall  has  decided  to  announce himself as an Independent  Liberal  candidate for member of  the legislative assembly for Nelson  riding.    Dr. Hall is a member of  the city council.      He   is   popular  among his friends, and while The  Trihune cannot endorse his candidacy, he will be given fair treatment in its editorial columns.  Hudson  Bay  Special  RYE  PORT  SflfcKKi  BRANDY  and  Old Highland Whisky  for  They are all bottled  the best family trade and are  guaranteed. When you see  our special white label you will  know you have (he best.  iMison s jay stores  ��he f&xiSmxts.  Ten days  ago, fche opponents of  the Provincial Party in  thi a riding  held several conferences in an effort  to unite on a candidate that would  be acceptable to the Conservatives  and Liberals who in  former years  supported the Robson-Davie-Turner  governments.   Six names were submitted to the conference.    Two of  the six are now announced candidates, namely, Frank Fletcher, who  has accepted fche nomination of the  Wilson Conservatives, and Dr. Hall,  who   has   accepted   a   nomination  from   Srazfch    Curtis   as   an   Independent Liberal follower of Joseph  Martin.   These two men were willing to fight the common  enemy���  .the Provincial Party���as a unit ten  The Wilson Conservatives have  Frank Fletcher in the field in Nelson riding and the Martiuites have  induced Dr. Hall to offer himself in  then* interests. The Provincial  Parfcy will hold a convention on  Saturday, afc which there will be  fiffcy delegates, representing every  precinct in the riding, to nominate  a candidate. So by Monday there  will be three candidates and the  -i  fight will be for blood.  A report comes from New Westminster that George Kennedy, late  editor of the Columbian of thafc  town, is to be the Martin candidate  in Delta riding. . Mr. Kennedy engineered fche Westminster People's  Party convention that declared  opposition to Martin ��� bufc time  works wondous changes iuj men  ambitious to hold office.  Standard fraction claims, south of  the well known Washington-Tdaho  group near fieaverton. During the  winter he has been diligently opening up this group, mainly by surface cross-cutting, which has exposed the ledge for 3000 feet. The  ledge will average three feet eight  inches of quartz in width, from  which a value of $S0 is not too high  an average. Of this amount $72 is  in gold and the balance iu silver  and lead. Two prospecting shafts  have been sunk on theledge,2S and 42  feet respectively. Both are in ore  thafcisiich. Mr. Kennedy is half  owner in the group and AVilliam  Nelson of Greenwood and Gormon  West of Beaverton each own a  quarter interest. Development  will be continuous all summer,  with three shifts. A. D. MeLeod,  with barrister J. P. MeLeod of  Greenwood, are the owners of the  City of Paris group, consisting^ of  the City of Paris, Stemwinder,  Wellington and Aspen claims. The  property is being developed by a  ISO-foot crosscut tunnel, which is  already in 00 feet. The tunnel will  tap the ledge at an approximate  depth of 200 feet. The surface  prospecting proved the ledge to be  a big one, measuring nearly 10 feet  in width, carrying arsenical iron  wifch gold and copper values. The  group is considered one of the best  up the West Fork.  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 complete with line, leader,  reel, and flies for $5.  _ ��� Gat^-m ' 'mam '^m 't^ '-fj.''.*^ '*___*' *^ 'l��m ' _W\ '-W.'1^-'-1^-'-*^ '*m '^f * _?__________.__���_________* ^f^*--^* ^k" �����*!__!!______! !_____&_!_____& *^g^" SB^' jS** ^^ ���-25-*" >~^* ^"n^  ffi'.'m^*^. -"^ ���^ .^ ��� **%v ���*-***''_*, <>^. ��� <**---___t ���<*�������. ���*>fc> -^ ���''���^ ���**��_. ���>^*> ���y___K*>^_>><> '00'00' 00' fiSfi- 00 ' 00' 00 ' 00' 00 ' 00J 00 ' 00' fi_0 . 00^0 ' 00"^^A  Xlt  Xlt  Xlt  Xlt  Xlt  36   Baker  Street  Xlf  Xlt  Xlt  Xit  \lt  Xlt  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.  Xlt  Xli  Xli  xlt  Xli  Xli  Xli  M.  Tapestry Carpet from . . 50c up  Brussels Carpet from . . $1.20 up  Axminster Carpet from . $1.25 up  English Wilton from . . $1.50 up  Ingrain Carpet from   .    .    .    50c up  il)  Xlt  ilt  Xlt  Floor Oilcloth from    .    .    .  Window Shades from    .  Curtain Poles from     .    .    .  Lace Curtains from  Art Rugs and Squares at all  25c up  40c, up  40c up  75c up  prices  All Carpets sewed and laid free of charge  FRED IRVINE & GO.  it)  il)  il)  Xli  il)  il)  il)  ^^^^^kW^^aWP *^^b^^^_\> ^^P *^*9 *^^&*^Q_W *^^9^^k\\W* *^^9*^-\\P ^^m\W> ^^_\t* ^^*\W* **^*\9 ^^S& ^a_*^ ^aWW^ ^m\__tW ^^_^4u_____**' ^t\\\^'^_\__ut0' ^K_\t^^_\___t0' <^m_^'^m___u_0^ ^^m___W^^_\\__m0 4-\_m__w'S_m_m0 Sl^^M^^^  Alex Stewart  Room 3, Turner & Boech Block.  NELSON.  Canada Drag & Book Co.  NELSON  OTTO M. ROSENDALE  Portland, Oregon, Postoffice Box 464  Mines  Real Estate  Insurance  Loans  Notary Public and Conveyancer.  Rents Collected on Commission.  Government Ownership of Patent Rights  Mining ami Scientific Pievs.  Some time ago the New Zealand  government bought���the���cyanide  patent right*-- of fche Cas&el Gold Extraction Company for $50,000 and  is charging user.*** thereof in that  colony 1) per cent royalty on their  gold output. The Victoria government now proi)t>.se-> to buy the same  rights for that colony from the  Australian Gold Recovery Company, for $100,000, recouping itself  by a royalty charge of 2 per cent.  With two exception?, the present  royalty charged by the Gold Extraction Company in the colony of  Victoria is .I per cent. The Victoria  minister of mines ligurcs that iu  five years the impost of 2 per cent  will be abrogated and the use of  the process be made free to all  therein. Jn a paternal way those  governments try to encourage the  mining industry. The South Australian government (OAvner of its  railways) allows a rebate of one-  thini the regular freight charges in  -���the transportation of machinery  for the ua*e of new mines, and makes  a similar reduction in freight  charges on the first fifty tons of ore  sent away from a new mine.  West .Fork of Kettle River.  Greenwood, May 8.���Mining up  tho west fork of the Kettle river is  in full swing.    The earlier spring  has enabled prospectors to get into  that section  and within the past  two weeks development lias  been  resumed on a number of properties.  This   season   should   see   a   large  amount   of   work    done   in    fclxifc  section,  which is spoken of in the  highest terms.     Patrick Kennedy  is the owner of the Standard, Black J  Diamond,   Rambler   fraction  _. Advises about mines, mining  property and its workings. Companies organized. Capital furnished. All information and correspondence confidential. Demand for silver-lead propositions.' Copper properties bought  outright.  TSurjs&ry    Stock:  From the 12th to the loth instant  1 expect" to receive from the celebrated .Northern Xur&ery of J. C;  Stockwell. E&q., 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,"  "Lonfield," "Ostrakoff" and  "Martha," (one of the largest and  best crabs.) Also about 50 dozen  of the be&t varieties of Gooseberries,  Currants, (white, black and red,)  Raspberries, (red and red,) &c., i&a,  Theyare shipped here_di~ect~with~a  car of dairy cows and arc 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 in the  fall.   ,  Apple tieos ('* ycni's olil)      thf. each.    $0 00 Das*.  h-_ii.ilir.t_.it->..,. .    'Wc.   " ..0u   "  Orders will be filled in the order  received,  A. McCALLUM, Kaslo, B. C.  * ""     ���_"  owers aqd   Plarjts  Palms fi\ fcoL IiIkIi. W roses, pot giowcr in  20 viuielii". A choice collection of house unci  hedtljiig lildiilK Thousand-. to Select, from. Cut  lloHU'o and designs. Inspection invited. The  Nelson Uiticn House, Fionl sticel, two blocks  east of �� hai f. 1>. McCKKATH>  - Outers bytnnll pioutptlv filled.  HOUSES FOR SALE.  House and four idee lots, under cultivation,  Hume Addition.   Money in this.  Cottage, with modern unpro\ einents, corner  of Victoiia and Hall streets.  Residence and lots on Carbonate streots.  Some fine large residences, v. ith nice grounds,  on Lake street.  WO per month will lent furnished house, on  Fi on t street.   LOTS FOR SALE.  SifiiiO vt ill oity house and 1 lots  ?._[.(. wjll buy lot on Carbonate street  ��1200 -will buy lot on Ilakor slieel  S1000 will purchase 3 nice lots, Mil! street corner, ensj terms.  Lotb in various parts of the town.  Money to lend at t per cent on cend.il business properties with easy payments.  Ownets list your properties, I ha\e put chasers.  All llrat-class mining stocks bought and hold.  E. J. Robie  FASHIONABLE  TAILOB  Workmanship and  quality of goods \\\q  best obtainable  Opposito Silver King Hotol, Baker streot, Nelson  CLEANING  AND  REPAIRING  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for 4, & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Fine Tailoring  YOUR OWN GOODS MADE UP  OLD CLOTHES'MADE GOOD AS NEW  ARTHUR GEE     "  OppoHlte Clarke Hotel.   MERCHANT TAILOR  Palace IVJeat IVJar^et  Headquarters  ��� for all kinds of  "    Fresh and Cured Meats.  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  A. R. SHERWOOD  _REAL ESTATE   INSURANCE AND  GENERAL AGENT  First door west  of Bank of British  Columbia building.  Charles 0, J��� Christie  GENERAL BROKER  i doors west of Dominion Express ofllce,  P. O. Box 5*!3.   Phonos; Ollleo 147, Houso lfl2  FOR RENT  Tlnec, ��ix and seen room houpo  FOR XAIjR AT A BARGAIN  (> i oom house and i lotft  8 room house, furnisihetl, and 2 corner lol-*  Alio sceral good lotf.  INSURANCE.  LOANS.  BLACK8MITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  .  Wagon repairing promptly attended to by a  flrst-clasa wheelwright.  Special attention given to all kinds of ropalr-  lag aiid oris torn work from outside points.  Shop:  Hall St., between Baker and Vernon  Nelson  Ice  Company  WIIOM-SAIL, AM) KKIAH. T>LiVI.n�� IN  General agents for _Mirtor Lake Ice Company.  Jco dulnorcdJti any part of the cili. Ofllce ut  Grand Central Hotel, Vornon -tind waid btiects  Phone Ui.   P.O.hox.S..  NOTICE.  differences rx-  Co, and 1 he Nel-  Hatisfttetoril/ ad-  J. II. MATHESON'.  GENERAL BROKER  Three dwelling houses for sale on easy terms.  One lot on Stanley stieet, opposite Royal  hotel, for sale at a bargain.  Ono beven-roomed house and ono three-room  house for rent.  Sae ANNABLB  E P. Whalley, d. P.  NOTARY PUBLIC  ] j justed. .  _.  ana J      Secretary Nelson Trades and Labor Council.  Onicq with (J. W. West & Co., cornor Hall and  U.tker i_ tieets.  Cily ofllce of the Nelson Sodaivntcr F.totory.  Corporatioq of the CHy of Nelson  COURT   OF   REVISION.  Notice is hcieby gnen thftfc the Court of Revision of the Cily of NelHon, for the purpose of  hearing all eonipl.unts against the ashChSDient  for the yearlHOO will be held in the city hall, Nelsou, on Monday. June 4th. HJ00, at 10 o clock a.m.  \V. E. WASSON,  Acting Clerk.  Nelson, May li,t, 1900  A feature will bo mado,of the poultry and  game trade. They will always be oa hand during their season.  J. L.  PORTER, Prop.  169 Josephine Sfc,. between Baker and Vernon.  Telephone 159..  .A..   _E3SrS1?^3^j5T  Contracting Painters, Decoiators, Papeihangers.  ��Full line of wall paper, rnonldmgo, otc,   Kalso-  suning and Tinting,   Strictly flr&t class work.  Estimates furnished;   Itesidence Mill Street,   fSVX CftW    R   f  Opposite School Hotise  jNJ&IjOUJN, JO. U.  W. Starmer Sir)iih & Co,  PAPER HANGER, GLAZIER,  PAINTER, ETC.  _CHIMNJ_Y SWEEPING___  Office Ward Street Opposito Opera House  DRESSMAKING  Costumes for all occasions furnished at short notice,  mrs. Mclaughlin  Josephine street, near Baker.  Fruit and Ornamental Trees  Rhododendrons, RoseSr Fancy Evergreens  Magnolay, Bulbd, new crop tested seeds, for spring  plariUng. Largest and most complete istoek m  western Canada. Call and make your hclcotions  or send for catalogue. Address at the nursery  grounds and grcennouso.  M. J. JSIENIIY.  800fi "Westminster Head. Vancouver. B. C.  Saw &  fl/|ills, 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, Doors,  Windows and Glass.  Get prices before purchasing elsewhere  Office Corner lfa.II ai\d Front Streets  Factory Hall Street Crossing C. P. R, Track  Mills Hall Street Wharf  ���ISR^S^S^St^Bt'JSA'Ja^&JW&^SS^S. H*.0.0.0.0.01,0.0.0.0,0.10.  |f    TOWN $  fix       OF f^x  PROCTER  m  m  m  fl  at JOSEPH'S SCHOOL  NEMON. B. C.  A boarding and day school conducted by the  Sisters cf St. Joseph of Peace. It is situated at  fche corner, of Mill and Josephine streots in one of  the bcbt residential portions of Nelson, and la  easily accessible from, all parts of tho cityv  Tho course of study includes the fundamental  and higher blanches of thorough JEngli&h education: Bufaincs course���bookkeeping, stenography and typewriting. .Science course���music;  vocal and instrumental, drawing, etc. Plain art  and needlework, etc.  For terms and particulars apply to the Sister  Superior*  Kootenay Steal Laundry  PitOPRIETOKS  The only steam laundry in Nelson employing union labor  A. LARSON, Manager  Drilling contest; ono do*iMi hole, for purse of  one hundied and fifty dollarh, Kiu4o, May 24lh.  Entries close May 17th. l*'oi particulars, atldives.  W. J. DAVKNJ'OHT,  ���Secretary Celebration Committee.  jk 20 Miles east of the City of Nelson, and Terminus ��  jL of the. NelsonrBalfour _section-of- m  fa       ���       the Crow's Nest Pass Railway. m  ���  j^  -    Business and Residential Lots ranging at prices i��\  from $76 to S150 each. ii  ____ Terms: One-third cash; balance 6 and 12 months. 5i  S   W  ���? Thia townsite is held jointly by the Canadian  Pacific Railway W  %X Company and T. G, Procter. %)  m Apply to FRANK FLETCHER, Land Agent 0. P. H.t Kelson, fl  jjp or to T, G. PR0STER, Ba^er Street, Jtelson. yj|  "^.'Sf.0.0.0,0,0.0.0.0.0-0.0. ���__��������*���**���_�����_*���_______���:_____.���'____. ���_____> ���_"__* ���_____�����_��.���"!___.'^"  urns  Head Office at  NELSON, B.  C.  Wholesale and Retail  in Me  Markets at Nelson, Rossland, Trail, Kaslo, Ymir, Sandon, Silverton, Ne-w  Dfsnver, Revelstoke, f'erguson, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Midway, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  AT a, KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson ��   ��   TRAVES,   Manager  ORDERS BY MAIL RSCKIVJB CAREFUL AND PROMPT ATTENTION.  Blank Books Manufactured and Books and Magazines bound  and re-bound at The Tribune Book Bindery, Burns Block.  * THE TRTBUNE:  NELSON B. C, THURSDAY, MAY 10, 1900  3  BANK OF MONTREAL  CAPITAL, all paid up..$12,000,000  REST     6.000,000  Lnid Strathcona and Mount Rojal .   President  II ni. George A. Drummond Vice Picsidcnl  E. **->. Clouston      General Managor  NKLSON URAXCH  Corner Bakor and Kootenaj   Streets.  THE BANK OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  Imperial Bank of Canada  IIKAD   OFFICE, TORONTO.  Branches in London (England) Nkw Yohk,  Chicago, und all lhe principal cities in Canada.  Huy and soil Slciling Exchange and Cablo  Ti lllsfcis  I'l.inl   Commeiciiil   and   Tiavelers'   Credits,  u\ ul ible in any part of tho woild.  Dial Us Issued, Collection-, Made, Kto.  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and  Letters of Credit on Skaguay, U. S.,  Atlin, B. C, and Dawson City, N. W. T.  Savings Bank Branch  CUHKI'NT KATi: OK INTT.KrST PAID.  IN"   CEYLON   AND   INDIA.  P. <fcO. S.S. Carthag 13, April I.���  I tfo<. your two letters, dated January ISLli, last Friday, 30tli ulto.,  at Honibay. They did uot catch  mo at Hong Kong so I left -word to  forward them to Rom bay on ar-  ] ival. We are now in the Arabian  Sea four days from Bombay. Tomorrow we will get to Aden whore  lie change boats, proceeding as far  a*-. Suez on the ss. Britannia, bound  iiom Australia to Lonkon. Wc get  off at Suez Wells and  proceed by  * i.iil to Cairo. We have to return  " t > Suez again  to  catch  the   next  boat, as the P. ��fc 0. steamers do  not call at Alexandria. The boats  f urn weekly. 1 have Mr. Beau-  ] inoiit's letter all right, but I'm  '> a fraid I Avill not be able to avail  ] myself of his  kindness.     My last  I letter (to Beveus) was written be-  J fore reaching Singapore. We  ', -fayed there a little over 24 hours;  .). u fc long enough to get some  idea  * of what the tropics are like.'Singa-  j pore is an island at the  south  end  of the Malay Peninsula, and is the  , most southerly point we  reach  on  ' 1 he trip.    It is 77 miles north of the  Equator,       The     temperature    is  about the same all  the year.    The  thermometer   seldom   roaches   100  . degrees in the shade;   but the  ex-  ,; trcnie humidity of the atmosphere  ^ makes  it very oppressive.    About  '. the   first   thing  that    strikes  the  4 tenderfoot from   the   more frigid  j latitudes is the  limited nature of  j the natives' wardrobe.    The coolies  l] of laborers  usually  wear nothing  but a breech-cloth.     The women  aio somewhat better protected ; but  K'the children up to  seven  or  eight  ..;. cars old adopt the 'same _style of  h di ess wliich prevailed with our an-  Vi costors ' in   the   garden ' of Eden;  If omitting the fig leaf.     The natives  [Jaie a dark chocolate color, some belling almost black.    Cocoanuts, piue-  hiipples,  bananas,   mangoes ' and  a  II host of other tropical fruits  that I  i.e\ er heard  of  before, are every-  'where in evidence.    Nearly all  the  |'i|i'eight-hauling and draft work is  Irdono with oxen.  We left Singapore on  the 28rcl  |"*]*Vbruary and the next  day  called  'at Penangj situated on an island of  <��� the same name on the west coast  |,noith   of Singapore.     We   stayed  there six hours, long   enough  to  ih ive around and see the  principal-  places.   After four more days  of  monotonous sweltering we anived  a t Colombo on the 28th February.  Since   we entered  the   tropics we  [.have  l:adr uo winds.     The sea is  jUaiially lilco a mill-pond.   We spent  four days in Ceylon going as far as  Kandy, which is 7-1-miles in the in-  tt'iiorr - We   visited    the-famous"  'botanical  gardens  at   Peradeniya,  'ih.ee miles from Kandy, said to be  'the   finest   in   the   world.   Every  'tropical  flower, plant  or  tree  can  be found there.     All those spices  arranged on the shelf in the Tre-  ni'jnfc kitchen are to be seen grow-  ig in this garden.  There is a place  hout a mile from  Colombo called  Cinnamon Gardens, where yon can  pinell cinnamon in   the air, and if  you  break a twig off the bush ifc  Smells   Very   strong.      There   are  5omo very delightful drives around  Colombo.   One can drive for miles  through cocoanut groves^all sorts  of palm, banyan, mango and other  II ees which you don't see in Nelson.  We left Colombo on March 4 th per  .*���_������. Valetta for Calcutta, where we  anivedonthe 10th after another  ii ueventful sea voyage.  We found our brother at Khubua,  K-9 miles from Calcutta, and spent  i-it very pleasant days with him.  lie went one day to examine some  schools at a place 18 miles away  and  look us along.    We   had   to  , walk the last six miles, and a very  > hot  walk ifc was.     We drank the  'contents of 18 green eocoanuts during the day.   They cost 2 pice, or  ; one cent   each.    You can see by  'thafc that drinking is  nofc an  ex-  ; pensive luxury.   When we got dry  | a. o called afc the first; homestead,  1 and, after our brother had stated  ' our ease, one of 'them would walk  j u[> a   eocoanut   palm   and   throw  ' down  as   many as required.   My  ������other    reads   and   writes     and  preaches to  the natives   in their  own language, which in  that part  of India, is Bengali.  We  returned  to   Calcutta, and"  J.! I  then took a trip 379 miles north to  Darjecling, which is a British military station and a summer resort  where  the bloods of  Calcutta go  during  the  summer  to escape  the  terrible heat of the plains.   It is  situated   in   the   foothills   of  the  Himalayan mountains,   7000    feet  above sea level.   The climbing is all  done in tho last  45 miles, and it is  easily the most   enjoyable  ride 1  ever had.   The Darjeeling & Him-  alyau R. R. takes  you  the last  51  miles.   It has a 24 inch guage and  the engine and cars look like  toys.  One car is supposed to accomodate  12 persons.    In 51   hours, including  stoppages (two stops are made for  meals besides watering the engine  many times) you  travel 45  miles,  rise   to  an   attitude   of  7407 feet  dropping again to 7000  at  Darjeeling.    For loops and switchbacks ifc  beats   anything I  ever   heard  of.  Some of the loops have a diameter  of uot over 100 feet. Some very large  tea estates are passed on the way.  We got up afc four in the morning and rode' horseback to Tiger  Hill,  seven  miles from  Darjeeling  and 8300 feet above tho sea.    There  Ave saw the sun rise on the eternally  suoAvcapped Himalayas,   Kinchen-  juuga (28,150 feet) the second highest peak in the world,  lay 40 miles  from us  as  the  crow flies, in full  vieAv.    Mount Everest (29,002 feet)  the highest peak,  ou a  very  clear  day   can   be  seen  from  the  same  place, but Ave could not see it.   It  is about 70 degrees  to the Avest of  Kinchenjunga, that is, looking from  Tiger Hill, and is 109 miles distant  in a bee line.  The plague is raging in Calcutta.  The death rate is 200 a day or  more, and the plague is responsible  for a little over half. We visited  the burning ghats in Calcutta  Avhere the Hindoos burn their dead.  It is a walled enclosure about 25 by  50 feet, without a roof, situated  on the bank of the Hoogly  river. About 120 bodies arp burnt  there daily. Each body has a separate fire. They lay some kindling  and cordAvood on the ground over a  little hollow to give it draft/ plaeo  the body on ifc, and fchen more Avood  on top and touch ifc off. When I  was there tAvo bodies Avere brought  in and half a ' dozen others Ave re  laying smouldering in different  stages of cremation.  ' We started for Bombay on the  22nd and Ave visited all those places  historically" famous from the part  they played in the Indian mutiny  of 1857 and walked 'over many a  scene of massacre and bloodshed.  It would take a week to tell yon all  I saw in India. I am very sorry I  could not spare at leasb another  month. Ihad'iiot time to digest  what I saw.  The thermometer registered Avhile  we AA'ere in the interior, in March  bear in mind, ou tAvo occasions 101  and 106 degrees in fche shade, and  150 and IfiJ degrees in the sun, and  yefc people tell us the hot; weather  has not started. May is the hot  month Alered Tregillits   Capital Authorized  Capital Paid up  Rest  $2,500,000  $2,391,863  " $1,554,710  D.  R. Wilkie, Goneral Managor.  E. Hay. Inspecter.  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker Street  J. M. LAY, Manager.  of Alaska is only in its infancy.  What may be the result of mining  enterprises intelligently directed  and backed by Avilling capital cannot be measured at the present  time. If reports coming from that  country even approximate the  truth, the Avhole area of its partially  explored domain abounds in a mineral wealth, the value of wliich  reaches figures beyond the comprehension of the finite mind. Its copper alone would pay the debt of  every nation upon the globe, and  not a pound has yet been taken  from its vast storehouses of the red  metal.  Arizona is reputed to contain  stalwart mining propositions. It is  held that territory has the largest  and richest copper and gold mines  known in the country. It is certainly a land of vast mineral deposits Avhose extent and Avealth are  unmeasured. Noav Mexico has its  embryo bonanzas Avhose millions  are still sleeping beyond the vision  of mortal man, but Avhich have their  heralds who, like John the Baptist,  are crying aloud their virtues in  the most inaccessible wilderness  which surrounds them. Those  southern territories Avhich Avere  to be the undisturbed  places of Comanches,  gieasers and fleas, may  to the front with the  caves,   opened   by   the  GREAT MINES AND ENTERPRISES  Btltte Mining World.  The world abounds in magnificent  mining possibilities. The Avork of  developing the promising resources  supposed  resting  Apaches,  yefc   come  Aladdiu's  mystic   "sesenie"   spoken by   the  brawn and   muscle of   intelligent  labor.   The   possibilities of  those  two sparsely settled territories are  still unmeasured.  Coming nearer home, the great  states of Colorado and Utah hide a  mineral wealth, the extent of which  can-be surmised alone by the millions of treasure they have already  yielded,    but   which    are   simply  earnests of the uncounted volume  yet untouched.   Idaho, Oregon and  Washington abound, if we can believe what we hear, Avith mines, the  permanence, extent aud riches of  each of which, exeell those of the  famed   El j Dorados   of California,  But Montana, the first in mineral  output of the great west and north-  Avest,  speaks  for   itself.     Though  over the third*of a century of age,  its 146,000 square miles of mineral,  agricultural and grazing lands'have  been fretted by the miner's pick  and shovel in the slightest degree  alone.   It will require years krdis-  turb the lowest levels of its discovered and undiscovered mineral de'-  posits., The same may be said of  those of every other state and of  every territory named in thisv article.   When in the fullness of time  capital   shall "be j brought to bear  upon their hidden treasures, when  enterprise shall beineited by its sve-  Avard and Avhen labor and its appliances shall be skillfully directed,  then the world will see the underground cities throughout the land,  described by the British Columbia  exchange in the following excerpt:  "Under   the   eifcy   of    Calumet,  Jiich.,^ _says   the    Exchange, ���^is  another city, the underground Cal-  trmefc & Hecla,  which is truly as  much of a city as thafc on the surface.   From 3000 to 4000 men live  there half their time, and it is al-  Avays   inhabited.    Its   streets   are  called shafts,   and   its   lanes   and  boulevards are called "drifts" and  "stopes." During the day thousands of mineis are at work there.  They go down in the mine at early  dawn, and live a mile or so from the  surface for twelve hours. During  the night othor men, an equal number of them, take their places, and  all the time thousands of men are  constantly inhabiting the underground city. They take their meals  Avith them, and eat in the main  street or in a nook in one of the bystreets. Only on Sunday is the city  almost deserted, but even then the  police are on guard, and the pumpmen are on duty."  When enterprise shall have reached   its   full   stature, when underground mining shall be limited only  by the impossible, when the Creator  of this great universe shall interpose    a    barrier    containing   the  legend, "Thus far thou shalt go and  no farther," the earth Avill bo full  of people living Avithin its bowels,  delving and sending to the surface  the metals which the inhabitants of  the sunlit earth   Avill mould   and  fashion to the requirements of an  advanced civilization.   The  Avorld  is only in its babyhood in mining.  The earth is 8000 miles in diameter.  Its   inhabitants   haA'e   penetrated  only to the vestibule of its vast underground storehouses of treasures.  Our mining shafts and tunnels simply  creep   along   at the   surface.  They have not touched the sanctum  sanctorum of the underground temple of wealth.   When they do at  least one-third of our population  will abide underground as comfortably as they iioav do on its surface.  DON'TS  TOR ..DANCERS.  Don't imagine that you and your  partner are the only couple in the  room, bufc have some regard for the  toes and dresses of'others.  Don't romp. The habit is infectious and a ballroom will speedily  become a beer garden.  Don't Avaltz Avhen others are  dancing a polka, and don't indulge  in fancy steps when you should be  walzing.  Don't   dance   too   many dances  Avith the same partner, or yon Avill  become conspicious.  Don't dance only with your  fiance if you are an engaged girl���  unless he objects, of course. Engaged couple-, should be unselfish in  a reasonable degree.  Don't be deceitful. If you have  promised some one a dance and he  comes to claim it, fulfill your  promise.  Don't Avear too long a dress, or  you Avill be a source of discomfort  to yourself, your partner and the  company in general.  Don't; wear tight shoes, or you  will never dance gracefully.  Don't show off, but let your demeanor be quiet and ladylike.  Don't leave all the Avork to your  partner.   Adapt your style to his *  Don't get a reputation for "sitting  out" dances.   You will be put doAvn  as a flirt.  Don't criticise other people's  style of dancing when you are likely  to be heard, and take care to whom  you make such remarks, or you will  be certain to offend some one's sister  or brother.  Don'fc hum the air- the musicians  are playing.    It is bad form.  Don't SAA'ay to and fro before beginning fche first; steps of a Avaltz  Avhile the first bars of music are be  ing sounded.   Begin   decisively afc  once.  Don't dance after you begin to  feel giddy.  AMERICAN  AND  EUROPEAN  PLANS  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON  B.C.  MEALS  25  CENTS  HOOMS LIGHTED BY ELECTRICITY  AND HEATED BY STEAM  25 CENTS TO $1  321 to 331 Baker Street, Nelson.  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER STREET. NELSON,  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  CRATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  rpHORPE & CO., LIMITED.-Corner Vernon  ���*��� and Cedar streets. Nelson, manufacturers  of and wholesale dealers in terated waters and  fruit syrups. Sole agents for Halcyon Springs  minoral water.   Telephone GO.  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  WF. TEETZEL & CO.-Corner Bakor and  ��� Josephine streets. Nelson, wholesale dealers In as say era supplies. Agents for Denver  Fire Clay Co. of Denver, Colorado.  CIGARS.  KOOTENAY CIGAR MANUFACTURING  CO.-Corner Bakor and Hall streets. Nelson, manufacturers of "Royal Seal" and "Koote-  nay Belle" brands of cigars. '  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  HJ. EVANS & CO.-Baker street. Nelson.  ��� wholesalo dealers in liquors, cigars,  cement, firo brick and Are clay, water pipe and  Bteel rails, and genoral commission merchants.  Large comfortable bedrooms and  first-class  dining-room. Sample rooms for commercial men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  Stylish Checks.  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring"  local aud coast.  Newel, Posts  Stair' Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds.  IB" WnAT TOD WANT 18 NOT IN BTOCK  'WE WILL MAKE IT FOR YOU  CALL AND GET PRICES.  N|rs. E. G. Clarke, Prop.  LATE OF TIIE ROTAL HOTEL, CALGARY  DID  YOU   SEE  Cuppan's New  FRESH     iOC  Sehooners  COOL  TRY   ONE;   OH,   MY!  Beer in  Nelson  The only Good  CLUB HOTEL  fyadden House  Baker and Ward  Streets, Nelson  ustoms Sale by Auction  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.  J. A. Sayward  HALL AN�� LAKE STREETS, nelson  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  Successors to  A. DEWAR & 00.  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in  Stoc^.  We carry a complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  The only hotel In Nelson that has remained  under one management since 1890.  The bed-rooms are -well furnished and lighted  by electricity.  ' The bar is always stocked by the best dom a-  tlo and imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN. Proprietor.  B. C. HOTEL   erib. b. o.  H. M. VINCENT  Baker Street.  To be sold by public auction under the provisions  of the Customs Act at Nelson, British Columbia, in  front of Customs House, on Thursday, May 17th,  1900, 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. C.  TERMS CASH.���Sale subject to continuance  next day and until completed.  GKEOBGE! JOHNSTONE, Collector of Customs.  Dated at Nelson, B. C, 8th day of May, 1900.  CHAS. A. WATERMAN & CO., Auctioneers.  Headpffters fop Portland Cement, Fire Bricks,  Fire Clay, American Cumberland Coal [Blacksmiths]  E. P. HITflET & ��., IM,, rwtmk  Special quotations given for carload lots  ���   " GRAY, P.O. box521.Nelson,B.C.  a. a  Kootenay Agent  Kootenay  Coifee   Co.  NELSON, B. C.  Coffee roasters and doalers in Tea and Coffee.  Offer fresh roasted coifeo of boat quality aa  fc Uo wa:  Java end Arabian Maoha, per round......$ 40  Java and Mocha Blend, 3 pounds  1 00  Fine Santos, _ pounds  1 00  Santos Blend, 6 pounds,.. . .,......- 1 00  Our Special Blend, 6 pounds  I 00  Our Rio Roast, 6 pounds..........'.  1 00  A trial onlor solicited.  Salesroom 2 doors cast  of Oddfellows block. West Bakor stroet,  ________  Notice is hereby* fjivan, (hat after one month I  -will make application to Hie Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works (o puichase one bundled  and sixty iiercs of land nt the District of West  Kootenay, in the Piomjico of British Columbia,  hituated on tho west side of Kootenay Liko, on  Bouidor creek, about t w o nnlos m>uih of Balfour*  Commencing atlmtlul Post marked ���'Join. JJuik.  N: E. Corner," thence v. est n_\ty-foiir ohaint,  thence south twenty ihe chains, thence oust  (sixty-four chains, thence north t\\ enty-iivechains  to the Initial Post.  JOHN BURK.  Dated afc Nelson this 7th day of April. 1SJ00.  NOTICE-.  Notice is hereby tfh'cn that I intend to apply at  tho flrsL meeting of the Board of License t'om-  misMionciH for the City of XeNon held Hurt j duj s  after the date heieof, for le.uc to transfer the  license now held l.\ me for .i silcon known ,is  the Athubas<,i viloon. situalo on the ��oiithciu>l  coiner of Bnker and Kootennv directs. Nelson,  B. C, Doing on lot 1, block 1LJ, in Nelson ufo.e-  Niid, to I'alrick J. Ki's-.ell, in trust for thoAlha  barfca Hotel Cfimnany. Limited.  Witness, P. K. Wj.u>on.        Jab. Nkblan'D9.  Dffitotl this 11th ��U��y of April, J900.  Porto Rico LumberCo. Ltd.  GontractoFS and Builders  WV.lt OO WELL TO  (  Buy Their Lumber  AT  0. 0. Buchanan's  A largo stock of ilrst-class dry material on  band, also a full line of sash, doors, Mouldings,  turned -work, eto.  Factory Work a Specialty  if arc!!  Foot of Hendryx street.. Nelson  Telephone, SI  First-class in every respecK, Choicest) wines,  liquors and cigars. Every comfort for transient  and. resident guests.  HEADQUARTER" FOB UNION MEN.  ,    .   -      JOSEPH CAMPBELL. Proprietor.  rijemedaitffotfefa  SPAitJ&IMr  Vemon Street, Nelson.  SMOKE  ROYAL SEAL  AND  _ .KOOTENAY BELL��_  CIGARS  UNION MADE  Hard Coal  Anthiacito  GREAT REDUCTION  $9.6��f&'8lVesi    S6.15  D_E��_VBMED  ���nsLKrnoNK  33  c.  si  FOR   SALE.  Lot  Lot  Lot  Lot  9  9  11  7  Block  Block 5  Btock 6 \  Block 7 )  } } Cash Offer  ? I      Fop  All Fouf  ADDRESS  W. F. Teetzel, Nelson.  MONEY f OLOAN  ON  AT 7 PER CENT  BUSINESS PROPERTY  Kootenay Cigar Mfg. Go.  NKUJCW, BRITISH COLUMBIA  rTreisterer & co^  URICWSKS AND iBOTTLKES OF  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER      ���  Prompt and regular  delivery to the trade  Brewery at Nelson  i Apply O. Jj. LENNOX, Solicitor. Nelson B..C-  Nelson   Wine   Oo.  OKOIGE WINES ANO LipGRS  Special attention given to family trado  Telephone 33  Baker street,  Kelhon, B. C. MANAOEK  Corporation City of Nelson  TENDERS WANTED.  Sealed toiulcrf for wipjil} ing the City of Nelson  with lumber for thu rcinnindor of the year 1800  will bo recoiled by the undersigned up to noon  on Monday. Maj 7th, V*X).  S\\ E. Vt'ASSON', Acting: City Clerk.  Kelson, April 26th, I'JOO.  ____________  Xot ice is herob> given that after ono month I  will make ujipliuitioti l/otlio Chief Commi'-fHioiicr  of IjiimK nnd Work-J to iiiirc).n_.o forty acres of  land in thu district of \\e->t Kootenny i!) the  proiincc of Ihitibh Columbia, Minuted on the  ciisti.ulo of Kootenay lake*, between Lockhait  nnd Jjufrnucc (.ict-ks its follows; Oommoncin,,'  nt a post on the bench murkul "Initial Post John  Lnidlii-��-'>. X. W. Coiner,"thonco*onUierly nlaitfj  the Inko "ifl chains, thence easterly 20 chimin,  thence nortlioily 31 chans, thence westcny 20  cham, U, the place of begim.in^ ^^w<  Dated at Kelson, B. C, this 3rd dny Of April,  1900.    HoraciTVr-MEETING."  The Xelson plumbers, giw .md steum (Uteri.'  union inceti. every second and fourth Friday iU  Uio Miners' Union hull j_it8 p.m.  B�� WKBKS, SecccUry pro tern.  P.  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.  KOOTKVAY ELKCTMC SUPPLY & COX-  STi t UCTIOX CO JI PA N Y- Wholesale dealers* in telephones, nnnunci.i tors, bells, batteries,  lixtures, etc., Houston block. Xelson.  FLOUR AND FEED.  BRACKMAN -KEH MILLING COMPANY  ���Ceieals, Flour, Grain, Hay. Straight or  nn\ed cars shipped to all Kooten.iy Point-*.  Grain elevators nt all principal points on C'alKnry-  Kdtnonton It. K. Milk at Victoria, New Wc��t-  niinstcr, and Edmonton, Alberta.   TAYLOR FEED & PRODUCE CO.-Haker  stieet, Nelson (George F. Motion's old  stand). Flour, Feed, Ginin, Hay nnd Produce.  Car lots a specialty. Correspondence solicited.  Phono 2P.   FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  BURNS &   CO.���Baker  street,   Nelson,  wholesalo doalers in fresh and cured meats.  Cold storage.  GROCERIES. .  A MACDONALD & CO.-Corner Front and  ��� Hall streets, wholesalo grocers and  jobbers in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  mackinaws and miners' sundries. '     '  OOTENAY SUPPLY   COMPANY,   LIMI-  TED���Vornon   street, Nelson,   -wholesale  grocers.  TOHN CHOLDITCH& CO.-Front street, Nel-  *���*    son, v.hole��*alo grocers.  FR. STEWART & CO^���Warehouses on C. P.  ���   R.  track, foot  wholesale dealers in  fruits.   Cold storage.  Agents Armour & Co.'s  bacon, hams, lard and other products.  Y. GRIFFIN & CO.-Front street. Nelson,  ���   -wholesale   dealors   in   provisions/ cured  meats, butter and eggs.   R.  track, foot of Stanley street.  Nelson,  provisions, produce  and  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  H BYERS & CO.-Corncr Baker and Josephine  ���   streots, Nelson, wholesale dealers in hard-  and mining supplies.    Agents for Giant  ware  Powder Co,  LAWRENCE  Baker St.,  HARDWARE    COMPANY-  ,  Nelson,  wholesale   dealers in  hardware and mining supplies, and water and  plumbers' supplies.   VANCOUVER HARDWARE COMPANY,  LIMITED���Baker street. Nelson, wholesale  dealers in hardwaro and mining supplies, plumbers and tinsmiths' supplies. Agnnls Ontario  Works.   LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  TURNER,''BEETON & CO.-Corner Vernon  and Josephine streets. Nelson, wholesale  dealers in liquors, cigars and dry goods.  Pabst Browing Co.    " " "    Agents  for Pabst Browing Co. of Milwaukee and Cal-  gary Brewing Co. of Calgary. 1__  PAINTS   AND   OILS.  NELSON HARDWARE COMPANY-Baker  Street���Wholesale dealers in paints, oils,  and   brashes  Kootenay.   -.  ot all  kinds.    iMt-gfint stock iu  POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE.  HAMILTON POWDER COMPANY���Baker  street, Neluon, manufacturers of dynamite,  sporting, stumping and block blasting powders,  wholesale dealers In caps and fuse, and electric  blasting apparatus.        ���   SASH  JTELSON  SAW  AND DOORS.  AXD PLANING MILLS,  LIMITED���Corner Front and Hall streets,  Nolson, manufacturers of and wholesalo dealers  in sash and doors; all kinds of factory woik made  to order.   TENTS   AND   AWNINGS.     .  NELSON TENT AND AWXIXG FACTORY-  Bakcr street, Xelson. Manufacturer*-! of all  kinds of tc��(-s, awnings, and canvas goods,  P. Q. Box 76.   Theo. Madson, proprietor.   WINE~S AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY-, - LIMI-  TKD-Corner Front and Hall streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in wtneg (case and bulk)  and domestic and imported cigar?.  ENGINEERS. r~7~  CHARLES PARKER���Mining and milling engineer.   AVest R__u��r street. Xelson.  FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES.  JL     NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. B". fc A. M.  v^_r Meets second Wednesday in each month*  /Vv~ "   " *  "Sojourning brethren Invited.  KNIGHTS OF PYTHIjiS- Nelson Lodge, No,  25, Knights of Pythias, meets in I. O. O. F.  Hall, corner llaker and Kootenay stroets, every  Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock. Visiting Knights  cordially invitol to attend. R. O. Joy, K. of B.  Sc 8.   Leonai d Scott, C. C.   NELSON L. O. Iu. No.~1692, moots in I. O. O. V.  Hall, corner Baker and Kootenay streets,  1st and 3rd Friday of each month. Visiting  brothorn cordially invited, R. Robinson, W. M.  W, Crawford, Recoidlng-SocrpUi> ���   TO'EJLSOn'jERIE, Number 22, FraU-rnnl Order  AN of Eagles, wools every second and fourth  Wednesday ineach month in Fraternity HalU  Visiting brethren welcome. W, Gosneli. Presi  Axeab.   Charles Pros.-ei*, Secretary.  TRADES~~UNIONS.  NKLSOjV MINERS' UNION NO. Ofi, W. F. of  M.���Moots iii mitten.' union rooms, northeast corner Victoria and Kootenay stieet-s, every  Saturday evcuiiiK at 8 o'clock. Visiting ttftn-  bora welcome. M. It. Mow .tit, Prendent. J.nnus  Wilkes, Secretary.   NELSON PAINTERS' UNIOS'-The icgul.ir  meeting of the Painters' Union is Imld  every Wednesday evening at ".#', in tho Painters' Union hall, behind llio ClaiKc lioNil. T. O.  Skatbo, prcsid'Mit.   Alfred Turner, secretary  mUADKS AND LABOR COUNCIL.-Tho iegu-  ���>*��� I.w meetings of tho NclsOn Trades and l_abor  Council will be hiald in the miners' union hall,  corner of Victoria and Kootenay str/_ets, on the  flnst and third Thursday of each niontui, at  7.30 p. m. O. J. Thoriw. President, J. H. MatJie-  son, Secrctarj.   rpHE regular meetings of the Carpenters' Union  ���*- are held on Wednesdaj evening of each  week, at 7 o'clock, in the Miners' Union hall corner Victoria and Kootenay stioeU. R. Robinson, President.   James Colliiijf, Secretary.  "DARBKRS' UXIOX.���Nelson Union Xo 1'J.i. 0*  J-* the Intel natioimljoiiniewi'vn Barbers l.n-  ion of America, meets cveij liist and fluid Monday of each month in _\lmei s l'nion Hall, comer  Of Victoria and Kootenay fclrect-s, at 8.SO p.m.  sharp. VisitniL' brotlieis cordtnlb united to  attend. J. II. Mutheoon. Piesideiit. W. *���**. Bui-  ville, Secietary.  LABORERS' UXIOX.-VeNon I_,iboiei<*' Protects e Union, Xo. H21, A i*\ of L . meets in  Minors' Union ILilj, northeast corner of Victoria  and Kootenay street-, u*i the Hist and thiitl Monday of <*ach month, .it S p m sharp Visiti.ig  members of tho American Federation loidiully  invited to attend. John Mullen, President,  Percy Siiakellon, Sen clap.   0~IGAR MAKERS' UNION meets 1st Tucsday  in ov cry month in tho W. V. M. hall.    Exco  utive boaid meets cv cry Saturdaj.  B~~ lUCKljTYKTtsTvXD MAriONS~~f NIOX.  'iho Bricklayers and Ma��ons" International  I nion No. JotNolbOu moots second and fourth  Tuesdays in each month at Mineis' Union hall  J. \V. Etcher, president; Joseph Clarks recording  and corrcRpouduiE secretary. , sr^^^n^TS^sassSi^^^s���^B^*  THE TRIBUNE: NELSON, B. C, THURSDAY MAY 10 1900  i i'4 ?  t'i'- [  - L    t I  =   !      I  _v\ -  It? s  Ic*      ��  ���1T*  <_.-  ���rc.  lit .  'MA  If ^f  ��� ; *��� ___, '*  i= _.>  fe ���' .'  1'   '  h ���-1  II*-Ha  l**L.i'��.  pi  _r<H-2  \m  ���I ,*5  iii,, ja  ���fl�� _�����  _!J,*J*  I  I  Js-rl  Ml  l-W  P  hS  K  IT* IPS  \l.:t  H  fc ~<  ,i  ,->���>  AX.'  f i  Is*-  Rubber Gloves  The  FOR WOMEN AND MEN  proper thing for spring house-  cleaning and gardening  Furniture Polish  To make your Furniture look as good  as new, try our  "FRENCH FURNITURE POLISH."  W. F. Teetzel & Co.  Victoria Block, Corner Baker and Josephine Streets  DRUGS AND ASSAYERS' SUPPLIES  fjr.'m. "��� ~~- ������������� ��� *��������������. ��� ^ �����������. �����~~ ~r- "T* "?��� 5".  Xtf  iti   Watches  iti       Chains  Xti Cuff Links  Jg Scarf Pins  xti  iti  iti  Hi  xti  iti  Ui  iti  iti  iti  iti  Hi  Uf  iti  Ui  Hi  iti  iti  xti  iti  ��� 0-0-0-010-0-0-0-0-0-0^^A  Broaches  Earrings  Bracelets  Rings  Set with all kinds of Precious Stones.  JACOB  DOVER  The Leading  Jeweler of  Nelson  Fine watch repairing a specialty.   All woik guaranteed.  Mail oidersicGCivem} prompt  attention.  "Rogers' Bros. 1S17"  Klat Ware:  Carving Sets  J*'isli Sots  Cake Sets  Tea Sets, full line  Coflec Sets  Hake Dishes  Cake Baskets  Fruit Dishes  SI ei ling Silver Xo\-  plLics.  .Manicure Sets,  Hi iibhes  Combs  Mhrors  Toilet Bottles  Vow der Boxes  Whisks  xti  xti  Ui  iti  xti  xti  xti  xti  The Famous Kara Pianos  Austrian Art Ware and Brass Goods  The Celebrated Sterns Bicycles  Six Different Makes of Sewing Machines  xti  iti  iti  Ui  iti  xti  Ui  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  Ui  Hi  Hi  xti  Ui  iti  iti  iti  iti  Ui  iti  xti  Hi  Ui  xti  Hi  iti  iti  ESTABLISHED   1890  xti  xti  CITY LOCAL NEWS  It is generally conceded that fly-  IlhluiiK in tlio luko is puicticully nt nn end until  the vtiitui commences to Mib��i.lo, whicli will bo  hu\ei.il weeks home. A few llsli me Iiomk taken  by Hauling now. but tho tlshctmcn who iibC tho  ilj me not meeting with much success, ns tlio  wntei is becoming clouded \wth sediment from  the lulls,  Joe Paquette, local agent of the  Spokane Noitlicru Telegraph Uninpiiny, is c\-  hibitiiilj a couple of nmiiiiuoth hens' eggs, the  pioductof Ins chicken lanoh. One of the eggs  weighed fotu ounces una llie other Ave ounces.  A new flag was hoisted on tho  comt house jestcrdnj toicpl.ice the gallant old  Union Jack winch hud bnued tlio biee/e until it  was a mere lag.  Rev. W. C. Hedley, late of Grace  chinch, Bmntfoid, Ontario, p.ifcscd through the  cit} this week en loute to ltos-land, wheie he  will take cliaigo of the Anglican chinch. "N lule  in the cit} Kc\. Mr. Iledle} w.istlic guest of his  brother, It. R. Hedley.  J. M. Bulger, foreman shipwright  at the C. I' R. ship}aid, leaves foi Vancou*. er in  a daj 01 two to get ou! the framo Umbels for the  new tug winch is to be built.it JVclson this suni-  inci. 'i'hc engines for the piojcctcd ciaft will be  deli\ eied hcie .ibout tliice w*< eks hence.  Charles Carey, C. P. It. travelling  locomotiM' engineer tor tlie westci n di\ ision, Has  in the city jesteid.i}.  Exact particulars of the settlement in the case of Ridden v*s American Hoy  Alining Company ha^o not been rcceh ed liere  j'ct.bulilis understood that the litig.mts bine  agreed on a (lit ision ot tlio mineral claims at  issue.  Dr. Charles E.  Doherty assumed  chaige of the general hospital }csterdii}. At the  piesent time ten patients aro undergoing treatment in the institution, though none of them aie  in .iciiticalcondit.on. Roideau, who fell down  the Ymir mine shaft, is rcco*. cring slowly. Pr.  Dolierh has made a most favorable impression  on the dnectois of the hospital.  The fire brigade had a run to the  corner ef Wnid and Baker streets last night. The  hoso was turned on a couple of bontlies lighted  to burn debris from the old buildings which for-  meily stood on the cornei. With the destruction of Sandon as an evunplc, it was deemed  wise to extinguish the fires, lest a brce/e during  the night hhould fan them into dangerous magnitude.  The Rev. G. J. C. White yesterday mauied Donald McLean and Inie 1). Wight-  man, both of Nelson, at tho house of tho bride.  Chief    Thompson    of   the    lire  biigade is expected home thismorningfioni Ross  land wheie he has been in attendance at the  grand lodge of the Knights of Rjtlu.is as the  lepiGsontalue ot the Nelson lodge*. The delegates to the grand lodge, .Wm number, are ex  peeled to spend the d.u m the city.  On the building of the new Kirk-  patiiek Wilson-Clements block which started  }e->tcrda},a'llaboiersaiid teamsteisare working  a nine houi day.  During   the past few  days live  ficsh cases of smallpox have developed in Spimg-  cuile and one in Maieiis. Hotli these places aio  situated in Washington on the line ot the Spo  kano Falls & Northern railwnj.  Alex Stewart reports the sale of  lots 1.! and IJ, block 21, comer Carbonate and  I'ark stieet for .lessic If. Peebles, Ronnc-i s Kerry,  Idaho, to ,1. A, liundall and Albion _Mmty of  Ni'lson for $.">00, and also lot 1!) in the same block  to .losiah Young of Nelson for $200.  HOTEL ARRIVALS.  ESTABLISHED 1892  H.   BYERS   &  HARDWARE  CO.  ESTABLISHED 1892  '  Garden, Mill,  Steam  Hose.  and Suction  j^_^___S___aia-^,^-^-^,-~ftA-'&^       t__\��_\t__\^___\^^��_\��_i��_\_t__i}��~  ���tm_-0-t0-0-0-st--9-0-0.0-0i.0i       CS"?-?'Cr>;?*''8r><r<?"?>?'Sk'  _W\ t__m  ^ Yes we have made S  & rather a                                      ' ��  f Big Hole J  ��� in. our $12,000 Stock of Bry Goods     ���  J but we still have great S  9 bargains to offer 9  Goods  delayed  in  transit are now arriving  and are marked at cost to clear.  White  White  NEW LINES JUST OPENED OUT  Check Muslins, regular 10c; reduced to 7c.  Check Muslins, regular 15c; reduced to 10c.  See our Colored Dress Muslins now,offered at 6c,  White Piques reduced to 15c, 20c and 25c.  Crash Goods for Skirts at 10c and 15c.  See our 50c and 75c Blouses.  s  This  is  a  Genuine Clearing Sale as we  going out of the Dry Goods line.  are  A.- FERLAND & 0O7  ELLIOT BLOCK, BAKER STREET.  I  IT IS WELL KNOWN  That wc are lhe lecogni/ed leaders in carrwng the ehoiceht  mid bc-n kmiIch of 'fens and t'olfeoH. Tins* fact has. been  thorouijlilj, proven bj the public appi eeirition of thu wine,  which lias c.u'scd oin sales to increase in the ubo\e liucH  full) 'ill per cuil Tn those w ho ha*, e* not tntd our loiidots  hi* .iiij .ilw.ijs iilcmctl Iu hiibmit snmiiliw, uflei -uliicli mmi  ii.idily M't* thu I \'ou lm\ o bcec nn.) in}; tlioMiilOforaniutlolc  ttlin h i uiilil uot foi it moment iH'io.fi). tied uilh il. Weiui'  sine to p'eit-L jou, is our *-tock isrimipicte nml (hebest that  iii'*m*( e.m huj.   to Western Mereaotile Company, Limited  BAKEJt S7R35KT, XJCLSON. B. C  re  Place your order with  Tents,  Awnings,  and all kinds of Oanvas Goods  Manufactured to Order  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  Opposite Postoffice  STRACHAN BROS.  The happy couple will reside in Nelson.  James    Watter worth,    who    is  heavilj interested in the K\ ans_ Piano Company  and other large industrial enterprises all nger-  holl. Ontario, is lecisteied at the Hotel 'Hume.  He is aecomp.iiiiod by his wife and daughter,  Miss Maude, and Mrs. Payloi.  The watchmakers and jewelers'  union held a meeting at the Hotel Hume last  night and discussed matters of interest lo the  trade. Tho union is now affiliated with the  trades and labor council.  The   chemical   analysis    of   the  bodies of the dogs poison 2d last v, ccfc lus demon-  stiatcd the nature of the poison euiplojed. I'ho  parties interested in the detection of the poisoner  have placed the matter in the hands of a detective, who is working on the case.  The Italians Taraco and Bonaca  weie befoie magistiate Ciea��o .lgaip afc jester  da) s police court. Taiafo was lined S_i5 and  costs foi pair)ing a concealed weapon and _V)  with cosU. for disorderly conduct, Bonaca was  assessed ��2"> with costs for lus share in the Monday night light. Both men w ore m funds and  produced the coin to pay tho fines, which aggro-  gated with-:oats ��HX>7j. Taraco's levoher, an  excellent weapon, was confiscated and will be  added to the police armory.  Captain Moe, port steward of the  C. P. li. fleet, leturnudjesterdaj from Kitchener  where hu mot Mrs Moe who is coming west 011 a  visit. Captain and Mrt.. Moe w ill go lo the Coast  shoitl), after which Mis. Mob will letiirn to  ijollingwood.  The temporary depot at Sandon  wheie the C. I*. It. will do business until a permanent btruclmo is elected, will be completed  today. John Hamilton, trainmaster, has been in  bandon since Saturday looking after the com-  paii) a .1 (lairs,  At the government office yesterday C. M. Jieaunsh of Itossland lecorded the  transfer of a si-\th interest in the Ko) a! .Arcanum  mineral claim, situated on Nine-mile creek io A.  Whitlier of Kaslo, consideration nominal.  The membership roll of tho inter-  nicdutto laciosso team now includes over  M\ly ntimcs, uti/ons hating backed up the or-  gaiu/atioii geneioitsl). A meeting ol tho club  lakes place on Kndaj nt which various matters  of interest will be considered.  Work has_beeu_eomraonced ou a  wagon road to the Venus mine. The new load  will btai I in at the Athabasca road and follow tho  old trail to the mine, covering a distance*of about  a mile,   ttobcrtHcildle ism chaigcof the woik.  A conple of horses captured while  devastating c iti/,cns' law ns and gardens were impounded by the police yesterda).  The officers of the local  militia  are engaged in teaching seven iccrmUt tho 11131  tones of the position of a soldier  and the goose-step, The now men pionuse to  make lirjjt,class niilitiamen within a short time,  'the company luqmres ten moie recruits to bring  it to the full complement, and applicants foi enlistment uill be tuiiusbcd with any lnfornmtlon-  desiied.  Mrs. A. Stewart Houston, who is  at present loin ing l'"' Coast cities with an Kihf.011  Hiogrnph showing picLuiesot the Hoer War, has  oiigugfd tiioopeialioiibofoi* tho tlr^t four nighle  of ne\t week, Sho is arcompanicd by Mi,s  Huveiley Holnnsoiir the well known hopi.tno of  Toronto, aiul Owen Mimlej, the unpcH.onalor.  The senior lacrosse club meetsfor  piucticeon tho iecication giound tonight. All  members ..ic lequcstcd lo attend, and intei-  uieilintu phi)cis aie invited to paitieipatc.  The team for Sunday's ball game  when Kossluiiulciohsos bath with thc'lo>.'nl nine  will bu chOben tud.i). The management limits  that eiti/ciiB who witnc'ss the game on Sunday  will jiatroni/e tho tfuuul stand for winch an admission will be ohai god to mpct the etpent'e-i of  bringing the tmiting team to tho city.  A number of marksmen shot over  thenfle iunge yesterda). II. Bird led in the  scoring w ith .111 aggregate of ill points. ILs shooting at the 500 )ara tango constitutes a record for  the scaeon to date and one which w ill be difficult  loe\eel. Mr. Bird's sightci found tho bull ana  he follov\cd it vt ith a ^uoce!.s of seven hulls, thus  milking the first "possible" of the ) ear.  After last night's practice run the  members of the fire depaitment met and (ha  eubsed the invitation to spei.d the queen's biith  day in Kaslo and compete ir- the hose ieci laces  nri.ingcd by the eelebiation committee. On  motion of Messrs. iiiadle) and Clmmocrs it was  limUly decided lo form it team foi* the Kaslo  races. The dcpai tmout is not particul.ul) anxious to take in the events, but it was agreed that  no other course was open if the reputation of the  brigade and the cifj generally wns to be properly  upheld.  A   force   of men is engaged in  teaiiiigout the walls nnd paitilions damaged by  iiio in the Bums block, 'lhe Arm's refligerating  plant is now in leadiness to operate and will be  given an official test when the 30 hoi so power  motor ih installed, wliieh will bo u -matter of a  w eek or two jet, the motor not having jot beon  dsln erpd.  Ai iiik I'ntiii.���I"). C Johnson,Kteictt;.Tames  A. Twohc, Wiibhington, t". I'. Hill, Poitllill;  W. (Jill, Victoria; 0. T. l'cll), Vancou-. or; V. H.  Wilkinson, New Yoik; G. Alexander, Kaslo: K.  li Krasor, Sihcrton.  Ai iUhQUKKN't..���Mi a. B. Hanstone, Itossland;  A. McDonald, Itossland; J. Campbell, Itossland;  J. Andorhon, Huntingdon, Quebec; J. McCardlo,  Huntingdon, Quebec; K. 11. Couplnnd, Vancou-  te>, W. H. Wall, Spokane  Ai nth Gh.xnd Ck.njkm.���T. McVoith, Slocan  Cit), W. W. Wilson, Calgarj; W. T. Mullen,  Claiksbmg; W. H. Isaacs, Claiksbuig; W. K.  Lee, Kaslo, Mis. G. Miller, itepublic; i. Morton,  31. Gen*) man, Spokane.  A1 in 1. TiitMOM'.���W. Harland. 'Winnipeg;  J. Hawkins, .1. T. Downey. City.  Ai* iiiIjHumi:���H. S. Keller, San Kiancisco;  Mis Kleisor. Toronto; K. H. Laucks, _Duluth;Mr.  and Mis. V. P. Buck, Sheibiooke, Quebec, F. H.  Fletcher, Sherbrooke, (Quebec; V. Williamson,  Wauehope; H. G. Poole. Toronto. W. S. Seavc\,  Salt Lake; K. AV. Kdwaids, Vancouver; J. Me-  Having Purchased  the Business  Of Fred J. Squire, merchant  tailor, Nelson, I intend to  continue the business so as  to keep the patronage of all  Mr. Squire's old patrons and  get a share of the general  trade. I am now prepared  to show the latest styles in  all lines of spring goods. A  special line on hand at $25  per suit. All other lines at  low rates. None but Union  labor employed.  E. Skinner  Neelands' Building, Baker Street.  FKED J. SQUIRE, Manager.  COOKS' AND WAITEBS' UNION  Crucible   Cast  Steel   Wire  Rope  5-16 to t-in. in  stock.  Leather and   Rubber Belting.  Sheet, Square and Round Rubber  Flax and Garlock Packing  Pipe Fittings, Brass Goods, Rails  Donald. Rossland: William Wattcrworth and  wife. Miss Maude Watterworth, Miss Kttn Tay  lor, Ingersoll. Ontario: G. F. WiUiauibon, Giccnwood; J. Fred Hume, Victoria.  British   Camp  at  Fourteen   Streams.  Warrenton, Cape Colony, May  7.���A British camp is now being  formed at Fourteen Streams. The  old railroad bridge can be repaired  in a week. The Boer prisoners say  the burghers, who number 10,000  men, are now on their way to  Christiana.  Black and Galvanized Sheet Iron  Soft Steel Plates  1-8, 3-16 and 1-4 x 72, 96 and 120  Agents���Tniiit Ore Cars, Uiuut Powder.'and Met-  lopolituu 1'iisc, elc.  H. BYERS & CO.  NELSON  KASLO  SANDON  Refrigerators  Prices from $10 to $30  - AM cooks and waiters are requested to meet in Miners" Union  Hall on Thursday evening, May  10th, at 8 p.m.-  NELSON   LABORERS'   UNION. '  At the icffulai meeting of the Nelson .Laborer^'  Protectn c Union, hold on Monday evening, May  7(h, it was decided to leave the initiation fee for  members at one dollar foi another thirty days.  The teamsteis, briokjard labours and mill men  of the city are lespectfully invited to affiliate  with the union, P. O. SHAOKLKTON,  Secietary.  NOTICE. -  Alfpersons arc hereby notified that Charles* A.  Pressor is no longei connected wilh tho Waverley Hotel Company, and has no authority to contract any indebtedness or collect any monies on  thoir behalf.  WAVERLEY HOTEL COMPANY.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Cellar   to   rent,   newly   floored,  niu]ci Merchants Bank of Halifax.   Apply in the  hank.  A first-class millinery business  for salo in one of the best Kootenay mining  towns. New goods. Good icasons for selling.  Addi ess Millinery, this ollice.  Two furnished rooms, with  bath  and electric light.   Applj on Silica street, oppo  site English church.  For large, airy furnished rooms,  \cry central, apply ioom 1, A. Macdonald block.  Harry Haley has applied for a  tin oice, ami legal piocecdings will shortl) bo instituted.  Hack calls left at the Pacific  Tiatisfer barn on Vernon street. Telephone  call 35.  For Sale.���One-third interest in  Mineial Claim near Ymir, for $100, money to bo  e:\pended in development. Apply to Alec  Stewart, Tinner & Bocckh block, Nelson.  For sale���the north half of block  100, Nelson.   Address P. 0. Bov 572, Nolson.  Spot cash paid for second-hand  goods of all kinds at the Nelson Bazaar, Malone  & Tregillus block.  Houses furnished with new and  second-hand furnltmc, or mixed new* and secondhand furniture, on tho installment nlan, by tho  Nelson Ba/.aar, Malone & Tregillus block.  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  i &&&&__U&&S__&&S__g_: ^SUSA^A^^jJftj-d^S:**--^-.  .fet'-''^^-��-'s^^:,��:��?:^:^r5~*5^ ^0^^^1^S^^^^fii^-0:0__i,  iti  xti  PROVINCIAL PARTY CONVENTION  The electors of tho Nelson Riding, West Kootonay Elcctoial Distiicr, who suppoit the Piovin-  cial Part} aio requested lo elect delegates to a  nominating convention, to be held at Knights of  Pythias JIall, Nelson, on Satuidaj, Majr 12th,  I'XX), at 8\W o'clock p.m., lepresentation in the  convention to be as tollows:  Delegates.  Waneta,    ,       1  Enj* , 2  Salmo        2  Ymir    .' ti  Hall's Siding     ,      ..   ,       .1  PoitoRico..        ... ,      1  Nelson   ,   .      ...     ....... .���.   . , ,,25  Piocter....        .,     3  Kuskonook.,.    , 2  Sirdar     . .... .. 1  Cicston        .. 3  Kitchener. . ..    ......    . 1  Rykcrt's v 2  Delegates elect, if unable to attend the com en  tion, hhal! have tho privilege of appo.ntmg  pioxics. Credentials must bo signed by the  ehaii man and secietary of the meeting at w hich  thoy are elected, or if elected at it prjmarj election bj the juJge .ind elerk of such election.  Delegates must be rcgiRtcicd voters.  DAVID McBEATH,  ^   Chairman Prov incial Pfii ty. Nelson Riding.  FKKD STARKKY,  Scerctaiy Pio\incial Paity, Nelson Riding.  Nelson, April 25th, 1800.  w  xti If you want Bargains  xti       in  xti  Hi  xti  iti  Hi  xti  iti  Ui  Ui  t  iti  xti  Hi  iti  xti  xti  JJJ Give us a call as our whole stock must $  Glassware  Crockery  Xti  Xti  Hi  iti  be sold in a few days.  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  \ti   Telephone 10  ���^'&'>'S'S'>'a'S['>,S'a  '0��'_9-0'0-0>'0-0'j��"0,-0-0-0  ^  185 Baker Street  xti  xti  iti  xti  xti  xti  iti  *m    &  w  We've Planned  ��  ^ i   _  Some Plain Facts  About Clothing  m  w  For big selling- this week in Hosiery, Corsets and Underwear.    Some of the many good values to be had from us are:  Hosiery  Fast Black Cotton Hose, German Dyed, sizes SI, 9, 9i���3 pairs for .">0c.  Ilermsdoi'f Fast-FJack Cotton-Hose in Ladies' and Children's, sizes~4~to 7}  ���Our prices this week 20c.   Sizc-i 8 to 9A���Our price this week 25c.  Lisle Thread Hose���Special value at 50c.  Corsets  jNro. 300 Corset���O'Reilly's Special at 50c.  Summerette Corset���See our leader at 75c.  A complete assortment of D & A Corsets afc $1, $1.25, $ho0, $2, $2.30, $5.  Underwear  25 dozen undervests, Ladies' and misses���Your choice at 5c each.  5 dozen cotton vests, fancy trimming���Speeial at 25c.    .  5 dozen balbriggan vests���To clear at 75c.  We have the Reuben Underwear���See it.  Uotii-ton Mock, Itekor Street  NELSON, U. C.  m  ��  We are now showing the finest stock of Spring  and Summer Suits in Nelson. There are several  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 offered elsewhere at much higher prices. The fabrics  are the best in the market. We lead all others  for values in  ���Gents- Furnishings  Hats and Caps  Boots and Shoes  #  m  We know that our values cannot be equalled by S  any other house in Nelson. We are so sure of j��  this that we will give money back if it cannot be ^  proven, #  ���SZ-����_  BISCUITS  We have just received a fresh   consignment  of Christie's famous  Fancy Biscuits and Cream Sodas.  Also McCormick & Company's Jersey Cream Sodas.  6ET YOUR  CHANDELIERS  WIRED FOR  NO MATCHES REQU1HED, ALWAYS READY  iCooteijay Efectric Snppfy &  Cot|struction Co,  JOSEPHINE STREET NELSON  P. O. BOX 178.  HOUSTON BLOCK.  Telephone 161.  M. Perry & Company's Seeds.  Fresh Kji-ss Received Daily  ���John r\. Irving & Co,  Lethbridge Gait Goa  Tho beat value for tbo money In the market  for all purnjoses.  tkeks cash     W. P. ToERKEir, General Agent  Tet6��b��m�� 147.   Office wiUt C. Z>, 3. Cbxlal  A. K BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  x, ��cSM8r,.Tlotort�� mS- Kootenay Streets.  P, O. Box m. TEXdSPHONE NO. 95

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