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 DAILY   EDITION   BY  MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  TWO  DOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH YEAR.  NELSON:  TUESDAY MC^OTSTG  MAY  15  J900.  PRICE FIVE  GENTS  GENERAL BULLER'S ADVANCE  Boers Driven Back.  Lois'don, May 15.���I a. in.���General Buller's turning of the Big-  gursberg position was effected by a  bold movement. The Boers have  evacuated Hclpmaakar, but were  making a stand on Monday at Blcs-  koplagt, seven miles from Dundee.  The correspondents on tlio .spot regard it as a rear guard action intended to cover the retreat of the  ju my, At .the same time geueral  . - Hildynrd took Indaba, and it is reported tliat the Boers withdrew in  disorder. General Buller, who  Mceins to be be employing his full  l_ i strength, is expected to push on.  His Iirst marches were 45 miles in  three days. lie is thus breaking  into British territory wliich has  boon administered for six months  by the Transvaalers as though it  wore part of their republic, they  holding courts and levying taxes.  His success, therefore, lias political  a* well as military consequences.  While lord Roberts' infantry are  concentrating at Kroonstadt where  lliey will rest for a day, his horsemen have penetrated IS miles northward. In the squadron which cut  tho railway 15 miles beyond Kroonstadt was the American scout, Fred  Jlurnham. Two hundred Boers,  -u ho had hidden in the river jungles  near Kroonstadt to escape service,  have surrendered to the Biitish and  have taken the oath of allegiance.  According to a dispatch from  Rcnnetsburg tothe Daily Telegraph,  dated May 10th, Paul and William  McDonald, members of the Free  State volksraad, demanded that the  chairman should call a meeting to  sue for peace as further resistance  was suicidal, and proposed to make  president Steyn a prisoner.  ���Nothing definite has been heard  about the expected relief of Mafeking. The Cape Town correspondents continue to wire that relief is  imminent, fixing Tuesday or Wednesday as the final date. Inquirers  at the war ollice are told that the  iimvh of the Relief will be made  public immediately on its receipt.  Mr. Hallowell, formerly correspondent at Mafeking, who was put  "over the Transvaal border, fcelc-  uraphing from Lorenzo Marquez on  Sunday, says; "Judging from talk  J have had with the Boers, the end  df the war will come in a 'month or  six weeks. Mr. Steynkamp, chairman of the second raad, who travelled , with me, said that if  {he burghers were pressed from  1'ietoria they would retire to the  '.district'of the Leydeiiburg mountains; which had already been provisioned. He remarked he hoped  the burghers would staud firm, but  he feared they ,were'too broken in  .-pirit. I gathered from him that  tiie whole available force of tho  1 Transvaal was now iu the field, the  final commandcriug having taken  place last Thursday, and that ic is  only the powerful ^magnetism of  "president "Kriiger "tlrat keeps the  burghers together."  At the British hospitals in Bloemfontein the deaths from fever average from S to 10 daily.  A Chinese Revolution.  St. Taut,, May M.���A Helena,  Montana, special to the Pioneer  pi ess, says; President Tim, of the  "Pop Wong Wei," yosterday sent  the following cablegram to the empress dowager at I'ekin through  the British embassy at Shanghai :  "Unless the heir apparent, Fut-  t'liun, i�� superseded, unworthy  advisers removed, and emperor Kwougsn is restored to  power, we will combine the  interior Chinese and raise an army."  'I ho cablegram was signed by the  association. Today president Tim  received the following reply from  tho embassy at Shanghai: "Yours  of yesterday to the empress Dowager at Pekin, will be stopped here  for further transmission. It is considered dangerous to the security  of the country." President Tim  averts that an army will be  smirched against the empress this  (summer, and that it is already  partly organized.  Stead Helps the Boers.  London, May 14.���W. T. Stead,  who was the last man in Europe to  bid farewell to the Boer delegation,  obtained from Mr. Abraham Fischer (a member of the l^ree State executive council, and one of the delegates) a message to the American  people, which is practically in the  ��ame words as the message prevl-  <.Eisly sent through the Associated  .Press.    Mr. Fischer  jidded:   "The j  governments of the old world* appear paralyzed. We hope to find a  different state of things in the new  world. We know that at the very  time the'Jameson raid threatened  the independence of the Transvaal  the American republic succeeded in  inducing Great Britain to submit  to arbitration a question which involved, not her interests, but the  frontier interests of the republic of  Venezuela. < As you obtained arbitration for Venezuela after England had declared it was impossible,  so wo venture to hope that the free  and enlightened public opinion of  the American republic will succeed  in inducing the power attacking  our very existence to stay her hand  and submit the question of the  future government of these regions  to the free judgment of an impartial tribuual."  WILL SOON OCCUPY DUNDEE  BIGCARSBERG NOW TAKEN  British Push On.  London, May 14.���A special dispatch from Stone Hill Farm, Natal,  dated today, says:  "Geueral Buller's advance commenced Thursday, when he left  Ladysmith in strength. When  within two miles of Helpmaakar,  the Boers opened a heavy artillery  firo and the British replied, while a  portion of Buller's troops worked  around the Boer flanks. The British attack was pressed home Sunday  by Bethuen, who on the right outflanked the Boers, whose splendid  defensive positions on the Biggars-'  berg were practically taken. General Buller's march, subsequent to  the attack, was carried on without a hitch. The British are still  pushing on."  Monroe Doctrine and Germany.  Washington," May 14.���In view  of the significant references to the  enforcement of the Monroe doctrine  by secretary Root, senator Lodge  and other prominent men, the state  department has taken steps to se-  cutft data on th*1 siihjpefc The burden ot these speec'ues>nas ueen iTutT  startling increase of the German  colonies in South and Central America, which have been regarded as  menacing the Monroe doctrine. It  also lias been asserted that these  German colonies maintain their  home customs in the new land, deal  almost entirely with Germany, use  onjy the German language, have al-  mostautouomous governments within the limits of the American republics, and the colonies are, in fact,  little Germanics wherever located.  The state department has addressed  an instruction to every American  minister and consul in South and  Central America to fully inform  tho department on all points to  which reference ,has beeu made. Of  course Germany is not referred to  by name, for such a direction might  naturally give umbrage to the German government. The circular applies to colonists of all nationalities, though it is expeeted that the  consulsrin compiling their "reports,  will differentiate colonists.  India Famine Sympathizers.  Sew York, May 14.���The executive committee of the committee of"  one hundred on the India famine  relief met at the chamber of commerce this afternoon. It is proposed to communicate with all  cities of the United States, the secular and religious press of tlio  United States and Canada, and  churches and religious organizations everywhere with a view to  attracting public attention and  awakening public sympathy.  Bom hay, May 14.���Louis Kloopsh  of New York, publisher of the  Christian Herald, has arrived here  and is starting on a tour of the  famine stricken districts. He  handed to the international missionary committee three lacs , of  rupees ($145,000) for distribution  among the famine sufferers.  A Temperate Army. ���  London. April 14.���At the annual meeting of the Army Temperance Association, major-general sir  George AVhite, the defender of  Ladysmith, presiding, a letter from  lord Roberts, dated Bloemfontein  April 19tb, was read during which  the.writer says: "There never was  a more temperate army than that  which inarched under my command  from the Modder river to Bloemfontein. Nothing but good can result from so many soldiers being  brought together in an arduous  campaign, when I see how splendidly our men have borne up against  the hardships and dangers they  .have had to face/'  form a  lord  rail-  Lipton and Newspapermen.  New York, May 14.���The following message was received today by  Mr. Barritt, representing sir Thomas  Lipton in New York. It has reference to tfio exhibition of the Press  Artists' League which opens today  at the Waldorf in thiseity. "London,  May 14.���Have just received a letter  from the Press Artists' League. Put  me down for one thousand dollars.  Select whatever pictures you think  best. Delighted to have this opportunity of assisting my good press  friends in their excellently conceived  exhibition. I wish them brilliant  success. (Signed) Lipton."  League Games.  Indianapolis 11, Kansas City 0.  Cleveland 6, Minneapolis 3.  Syracuse 5, Hartford 12.  Pittsburg 6, Boston 3.  Montreal 10, Springfield 11.  Rochester 8, Worcester 3,  Chicago 4, New York 0,  Cincinnati 9, Philadelphia 7.  St. Louis 2, Brooklyn 3.  Toronto 6, Providence 7.  Operator Wanted.  Philadelphia, May 14.-���Diligent  search is being made today for the  remaining bodies under the wreckage in the Baltimore &, Ohio railroad tunnel at Twenty-fifth street,  where two sections of a freight  train collided at midnight on Saturday. The report of the surrender  of Frank Lantell, the operator who  General War News.  London, May 14.���A dispatch received by the Associated Press  from Pietermaritzburg, Natal,  timed 12:05 p. m. today, brings the  first intimation of success attained  by general Buller in northern  Natal. The sender of this dispatch  evidently assumes that news of the  affair has been received from the  scene of hostilities. He merely  says:  "General Buller's official telegram  notifying his success at Biggars-  berg, received here an hour ago,  has given satisfaction. It is confidently anticipated that Dundee  will be occupied by the British  today. The residents of the northern country are delighted, as  forcing the Biggarsburg means that  they will speedily be enabled to return to their homes.  At about the time this message  was received, another dispatch came  to the Associated Press, dated  Stone Hill farm, 8:20 o'clock this  morning.    It says:  "After four days', march eastward  at the foot of the Biggarsburg  ridges, itfthe direction of Helpmaakar. Avhich was occupied ' by the  federals, the second brigade on  Sunday led the attack. Dundonald's brigade broke the Boer centre and Bethuen's Horse advanced  on their extreme right. In the direction of Pomeroy. a small party  of burghers occupied a ridge overlooking Helpmaakar, but they did  not wait for the assault."  Recent British scouting in the direction of Dundee has shown that  the federals were in great force in  the Biggarsburg. So, apparently,  geueral Buller concluded that it  was necessary to clear them from  the rear before commencing a movement in the direction of Drakens-  berg range. If that is his plan, he  lias possibly divided - his ' force,  sending one column eastward to  threaten Vryheid and Utreeht and  ;a,_,i���   x~~s^_,-.~   3>-<��-,    ._l.;l_  bound column attempts to  juncture   with the forces of  Roberts via  the Harrismith  road.  Telegrams from Kroonstadt'indicate that general French's cavalry  is keeping in touch with the Boers.  But, perhaps, lord Roberts will be  compelled to order'a brief halt of  his main body in order to allow the  troops to recuperate after their exhausting! marches of the past week.  All the correspondents agree that,  to all intents and purposes/the Free  Staters have severed their military  alliance with the Transvaal, though  scattered bodies, they say, may possibly Jiold out hero and there for  some time. At the same time a dispatch from Cape Town, dated today, says a proclamation will be  published this week annexing the  Orange Freo State.  It is also said that general Botha,  the eommandei'-in-chief of the Boer  forcesrthreatens 'to~resign7 if "any  preparations are made for the wanton destruction of property.  Cecil Rhodes starts for Beira,  Portuguese East Africa, today. .  was asleep at his post and caused  the wreck, has proved erroneous.  It is learned, however, that on Saturday he called at the office of the  company aud received his pay. The  last heard of him was that he had  gone to New York. The Baltimore  & Ohio company has offered a reward of $1000 for his arrest.  STERN KITCHENeTiVIELTED  Incident of the War.  New York, May 14.���A batch of  correspondence from the Loudon  office of the Associated Pi ess contains the following:  "While lord Kitchener was engaged in suppressing tiie Prieska  rebellion he ordered the destruction  of a certain farmhouse. Not seeing  any signs of his orders being carried out, he rode over with his staff  and found an interesting situation.  "In the doorway of the doomed  house stood a pretty young Dutch  girl, her hands clasped to the door  posts and her eyes flashing fire  from beneath her snnbouuet. The  Irish sergeaut in charge of the  party of destruction.was vainly endeavoring v to persuade her to let  him pass.in, but to all of his blan-  ishmeuts of:  " 'Arrah, darlint, wisha now, ac-  cusha,' etc., the maiden turned a  deaf ear, and a deadlock prevailed.  "Lord Kitchener's sharp 'what's  this' put an end to the scene. The  girl evidently guessed that this was  the dreaded;chief of staff, and"her  lips trembled in spite of herself.  Kitchener gazed ^sternly at her,  standing bravely though tearfully  there, and turned^ to his military  secretary and said :  " 'Put down that the commander's orders with reference to the  destruction of Rightman's farm  could not be carried out owing to  unexpected opposition. Forward,  men.'  "This is vouched for by C. A. Mc-  Nuellen, an engineer recently recently leturned from Jepanesburg."  inree marunTUaSoiaaTces.    \  Kaslo, May 14.���[Special to The  Tribune].���There are throe Martin  men anxious for nomination at the  government convention here tomorrow. They are George Kane of  Kaslo, W. J. Foley and Andrews of  Slocan City. It is hoped that  Smith Curtis will be here tomorrow  night. Bob Green does not think  the Martin candidate will take  many votes from him, though a  three-cornered contest is expected.  Mint for Canada.  ' Ottawa, May 14���[SpeeiaMo The  Tribune].���Fielding stated in the  house today that tho Dominion  government has under consideration the question of establishing 'a  mint in Canada, but that the same  terms that were granted to Australia would not suit on' account of  Australia having the sovereign the  same as iu England, while Canada  "would roquire~$l and~5|>5~coins.  - Proceedings in the House.  Ottawa, May 14.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���In the house today  Borden introduced a bill'to amend  the Militia Act by giving power to  the government to appoint colonels  in future. At present the highest  officer that can be appointed by  Canada is a lieutenant-colonel. The  bill was read a first time. The balance of the day was spent on the  criminal code.  Two More Nominations.  Vancouver, May 14.-���[Special  to The Tribune.]���G. Tatlow was  chosen by the party-line Conservatives tonight to take tlio place of  C. E, Tisdall, resigned, ou their  ticket. John Oliver has received  the government nomination for  Delta to run against F. W. Barrie,  Conservative, and ex-speaker Forster of the Provincial Party.  ��   Usury Bill.  Ottawa, May IL��� [Special to  The Tribune.]���Dandurand's usury  bill was reported in the senate today. It was changed so as to make  the maximum rate of loans of less  than $500 12 per cent, instead of *i0  per cent as stated in the bill. The  rate on judgment debts was reduced  from 10 to six per cent.  Liberals Endorse Turner.  Victoria, May 14.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���At a meeting of  Liberals opposed to Martin tonight,  the opposition candidates, Turner,  Helmcken, McPhillips und Hall were  endorsed. They pledged themselves  not to run on party linos.  WERE SLAIN BY TREACHERY  Abuse of the White Flag.  London, May 14.-3:12 p.m.���The  war office has received the following dispatch from lord Roberts:  "Kroonstadt,   May    13.���There  were more casualties iu the cavalry  division on May 10th than reported  by me.    I have been unable to  get  au exact account of what occurred,  as the commanding  officer, captain  Els worthy, .was killed, and two officers   were   wounded at  the   same  time and have been sent to the rear.  But it would appear that a party of  our men, going to a kraal on which  a white flag was flying,  was suddenly attacked by a large number  of  the  enemy.    Two  officers, captain Haigh, of the Sixth Dragoons,  and   lieutenant Wilkinson, of the  Australian horse, were made prisoners and twenty-one men are still  unaccounted for.     Some of  them  may have turned up, as the cavalry  covered   a    considerable    distance  May 10th, and men  reported missing have beeu rejoining during  the  last few days."  The above dispatch refers to  losses sustained by the Inniskillings  on May 10th, as detailed in the dispatches of the Associated Press.  The troopers were fired on while  unsaddling their horses, having approached the kraal unsuspiciously,  Avhile a white flag was flying from it.  The First to Pay Their Losses.  The Hartford Fire Insurance  Company was the first company  that willingly paid the City of  Nelson the tax imposed on fire insurance companies, and that, too,  at a time when i t had not placed  any business in the city. Since  then its agents here," Ward Brothers, have placed considerable insurance for the company, and the  chances are they will place a good  deal more in the future, for the old  reliable Hartford  is  as prompt in  payinen��~of"fl;s taxes'." ^ esE6rclay  Ward Bi oth ers received a draft  from the general agent of the company in San Francisco to cover the  company's losses by tin' fire in the  Burns block, which occurred on the  24th of, last month. Three weeks'  time is not long to wait for money  lost through the destruction of property by fire.  Bigelow vs LaBau.  After chambers were over the  rest of the day at the court house  yesterday was occupied in the hearing of the case of Bigelow vs La  Ban, an action arising out of the  administration of the Carrie Willis"  estate. lt'developed that the plaintiff had sold the deceased his half  interest in the Victoria block, ou  which, at the time of her death,  $1000 was still owing, secured only  by a promisory note. Dr. La Ban  _wa&_executor_of the estate, and_the_  plaintiff seeks to render him personally liable for the amount, on  the grounds that he received certain moneys belonging to the estate and paidtheother creditors, but  not the plaintiff, who claims that  he should at any rate have beeu  paid pro rata. He also charges tho  doctor with inal-administration of  the estate. The case was not concluded, and tho arguments* of counsel will be heard today..  Decision Beserved.  Argument on the application for  a writ of prohibition 'forbidding  collector of votes Wright to place  IS!) voters' names ou the. voters'  list was resumed yesterday morning before Mr. justice Drake in  chambers. Though in no way instructed to appear in the case, W.  A. Macdonald, Q. C, and J. H.  Bowes actively assisted R, M. Macdonald in the presentation of his  case. S. S. Taylor, Q. C, appeared  for the disfranchised voters. His  lordship reserved his decision, but  promised to give it in time for an  appeal to the full court on Slay  28th. Thus the matter is unlikely  to be finally settled until the last  moment.  Sad Side of War.  Kaslo, May 11���[Special to  The  Tribune].���In a letter just received  from Bloemfontein. private George  Wilkins of this city tells of the sad  side of war. He gives a graphic  account of the morning after the  battle, .saying: "Men from each  regiment wore s'eon on the gory  field collecting the dead. Many  men were actually weeping over  their harrowing task.    The sight of  so   many   gallant soldiers  of   the  queen lying cold and still affected  the stoutest heart.   Our men lay as  they fell, facing  the   enemy,  but  there were   smiles: on their faces  which told   much.       They   being  dead yet spoke to us as  the survivors.   I  hope we may  have to  take   the   field again before long  for   there is a   fascination   about  fighting.    I   am a  thousand times  more proud of being a   Canadian  than  ever.    We actually put the  gallant Gordon Highlanders in the  shade both at fighting and marching.   They used to say, these long-  legged devils walk too fast. We are  not looking forward with special  relish to more forced inarches on  quarter   rations.      Men   dropping'  dead and going mad were * features  of   the last one.     But we would  welcome   another   advance.     We  want another bar to our medals."  MANSFIELD IS SUCCESSFUL  Heilbron Now the Capital.  Kroonstadt, May 14.���President  Steyn has gone to Heilbron, not  Lindley. He has declared the  former the new capital. Four hundred burghers have given up their  arms here and in this neighborhood.  Although the bridge across the  Valsch has been destroyed, a good  deviation exists where the road ran  before the bridge was constructed.  The Transvaalers are reported to be  massing at the Vaal. The Standard  and Diggers News, - of Johannesburg, shows that dissensions  exist in the Transvaal volksraad.  Railway repairs are progressing  rapidly. The town accopts the occupation quietly.  Boer Stores Captured.  Thaba Nchu, May 13.���The  eighth division, with its front extending 30 miles, was yesterday  moving forward. Generals Gren-  fell and Brabant followed the Boers,  reaching Newberry mills aud capturing great quantities of flour and  grain. General Brabant's - main  force, with Campbell's brigade of  guards aud general Boies' brigade,  have cleared the country. The  Boers are splitting, up and  retiring  ill thO_d 3 H'^Wi-*-*3*1"���-Lp^flrMnl..*-.   .    _       _fc^  Uholera as Well as Famine.  London, May 14.���The viceroy of  India,' lord. Curzon of Kedleston,  has telegraphed to the secretary of  state for India, lord Geotge Hamilton; saying: "The decline in the  number of persons demanding relief in Bombay and else wheie is  probably due to the outbreak ,of  cholera, which has broken up many  of the relief camps, and has enormously increased our famine oflicers' difficulties. Otherwise the  situation is unaltered."  Relief of Mafeking Near.  London, May li,���*News from  Mafeking is expected speedily. The  war office is reported to have csx-  pressed the opinion that news of  raising the siege of that place may  be expected by Wednesday. The  parliamentary secretary of the war  office, George Wyndham, in the  house of- commous-today,-deelined  to divulge lord Roberts' plan for  the relief of Mafeking, but added  significantly that he hoped it would  ���shortly be accomplished.'  Austro-Hungariaa Consuls.  Bcda Pest, May 14.���During his  customaryspeeoh to the delegations,  the Austi-o-Hungarian minister of  foreign affairs, count G'oluchowski,  said the foreign office ustiinattfs included the special mission which  would visit tho American coast on  boat d the Austro-IIungurinn ' warship Donau, with a view to determining the best port for the establishment of Austio-lluugarian politico-commercial agencies.  Passed Tirst Beading.  London,. May 14.- The .Australian delegates and numerous colonial agents and peers who have formerly been governors of various  colonies, were present in the house  of commons during the debate on  the Australian Federation bill.  After sir Charles Dilke and others  had spoken the bill was put  through its first reading. ' The  second reading was fixed for May  21st. ___  No Authentic News of Mafeking.  , London, May 13.���There i.s no  authentic information respecting  the appearance of a British column  of 3000 mounted troops near Vryburg, on the way to Mafeking. There  are many conflicting reports from  Boer and British sources, and there  is a strong probability that Mafeking will be relieved about the time  of the queen's birthday, as the officials have been predicting for several weeks.  Despite Backcappers.  News has been received from  Ernest Mansfield, which shows that  he is meeting with the most gratifying success in his efforts to introduce capital into this country. He  has not achieved this without having serious difficulties to surmount,  difficulties placed in his way by a  man who should not have allowed,.  private spite to induce him to do  his best to give Kootenay a black  eye���J. J. Fleutot, manager of the  Excelsior Gold Mines, operating the  Joker mine.  This man, actuated solely by private pique,  has  done his  best  to  decry   the   country   at all   times,  assuring   old   country    capitalists  that the properties in this country -  were wildcats and its inhabitants ,  swindlers, he,  himself, apparently,  being the only honest man in the  country.   That Fleutot did not succeed is a great tribute to  the confi-'.  dence   deservedly   reposed  in Mr. ~  Mansfield  by  his  principals,  who,   J  probably, also were shrewd enough  to divine^the real motives of a man  who went out of his way to wreck  enterprises   with   wliich    he    had ->  nothing to do, and  which  did not  conflict directly 'or indirectly with:,,"  his own interests. ���   >  It  was  thanks to  Mr. Mansfield "  that Fleutot ever got his  present    *  job, namely, manager of the com-  _���  pany operating the Joker mine, for- ,  that property, which is now conceded  to be one of the richest in  Kootenay, was bonded on Mr. Mansfield's   report.        Notwithstanding   -  this,  if   he   could, he would  have ,  prevented   $2000   a   month   being    '  paid in .wages for the development.,  of adjoining'claims; he would havo'  prevented W. E. Boie from getting   _.  $20,000, the balance of, the   purchase price on his claims,  and also  the   prospectors   who   owned- the    '_  Black Hawk and Daisy group near   ,  Ymir from getting $7500, though  IjeJxacLueWKjseen_the .properties in  All this back-dipping was of no -  avail, however, and the payments  enumerated above were duly made.  Mr. Fleutot has* made money out of  Kootenay, and iu return he has  done his best to give the country a -  black eye'and rob the prospectors  of their hard-earned reward, even  though facts had to be falsified and  the truth suppressed.  Mr. Mansfield expects to have the  West Kootenay Brick &Limo Company organized into a company of  ��150,000, of which ��75,000 will be  set aside for working capital. So it  will be seen that this industry is to  be rapidly pushed into the first rank  to the great benefit of Nelson aud  Kaslo,  Kootenay wants more Mansfields  but no Fieutots at all. It wants  mining men who will lend their  best efforts to placing the illimitable resources of the Kootenay be- -  fore the money centres of the world. ���  It does not want men who will deliberately try to give the country a  black eye in order to gratify petty  personal spite.  Canadian Sentries Not Asleep.  Dr. LaBau has received an interesting letter from captain Hodgins.  Much of it covers matter that has  been already thoroughly gone into,  but lie gives a clear account of the  two Canadian sentries who were  supposed to have fallen asleep on  duty at Belmont. It appears that  a picket of the .Monster Mounted  Infantry came into camp one night  aud reported' that they had not <  been challenged, though one of their  number who had lagged behind,  was duly challenged. The sentrios,  who wore posted a little off the road,  swore that they had challenged  them but that the Munsters did not  reply, and as they knew who the  men were they let them go by without firing a shot, as should have  been done according to the regulations. The men were let off with a  slight reprimand, so evidently there  was nothing very serious about it  as was thought at the time from  the cabled accounts.  Dismissed.  Gordon  Cameron,  who  was  appointed health   inspector   at Ry-  kert's during  the  recent  smallpox  scare, and who lias  made  himself  cordially disliked by every man in  that neighborhood, has  been  notified thafc he is no longer a health inspector.    If he was given  twenty-  four hours to got out of  the  country,   every   man   around Rykert's  would bless the man that would enforce the order.  ($��������'<  y5i*aS"��  ,w '-To*-*. THE TEIBUNE:  NELSON B. C TUESDAY, MAY 15  1900  JViillinery  New Hatlreoming to hand every week.   New ideas, new styles.    Everything that is fashionable in ladies' head wear.  Our price the very lowest.  PARASOLS : Your choice out of 150 not two alike.  At lower prices than you can buy elsewhere. We  want you to examine our  CORSETS, GLOVES and HOSIERY. If you want  an up-to-date tailor-made suit, before you buy see our  stock.   Separate Skirts in all that is new:  standard patterns  kkit in stock.  Madden Block, Baker Street  I?.,---  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 l!  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.  cz.czt.c.  M  W  W We  >m  ���&_\&li  I.A.A  ?.^.^.  -m  have sold 75 per cent of all the  Portland Cement  Fipe Brick and  Fire Clay  M  %  Dr.    Hall,   who   poses    as   an  Independent Liberal, says that the  principle of eight hours constituting  a legal day's work should be recognized and strictly enforced.    What  does the doctor mean by such a declaration ?   Does he mean that he  would   make   eight hours a legal  day's work and prevent by a penal  clause any one from working more  than eight hours a day ?     Or does  he mean that he would make eight  hours a legal day's work, the same  as six per  cent is  made  the  legal  rate of  interest where the rate is  not specified ?   We are afraid the  doctor  does   not   know   what  he  means, anymore than he does where  he stands in regard to Joseph Martin.   He has stated officially that  he would not support Mr. Martiu as  leader in or out of the house, yet he  is posturing as the Martin candidate  in the hopes that  by doing so he  will.get support from laboring men  who believe that Joseph's platform  will cure all the evils that they are  supposed to suffer from.     Candidates should be consistent, in Nelson  riding at least, because two-thirds  of the electors in the riding think  for themselves and cannot be led  into supporting men who favor one  policy in Nelson, another iu Ymir,  and still another over in the Goat  River country.  0p_0^'i^.00.(^.00.00.00.00.00.00 .^.^.fit0.00.0_0.^.        ���^���^���lS',Sl'S>,1S^,SK',-iiS,jg''<S'^'T&,^,3&:J^'  ^^���^^���^^���^^^���^^���^���^���^���^���^���^���^���^?'���f'^�� .^'^0'00.00'00'00'00-00'00'00'00'^0'fi_0'0M*.fi_0-  xti  ii)  xti  iti  iti  36   Baker   Street  Xti  Xti  Xti  Xti  Annual Spring Sale House Furnishings, Carpets, Oilcloths,  Linoleums, Window Shades, Lace Curtains, Portieres, Poles  Now is the time for Spring House Cleaning and replenishing new for old.  We will offer special reduction in this department for the next ten days.  Xli  Xli  Xli  Xit  Xit  Tapestry Carpet from . . 50c  Brussels Carpet from . . $1.20  Axminster Carpet from . $1.25  English Wilton from . . $1.50  Ingrain Carpet from   .    .  up  UP  up  up  .    .    50c up  All Carpets sewed and hid free of charge  Floor Oilcloth from    .    .    .  Window Shades from    .    .  Curtain Poles from     .  Lace Curtains from      .    .    .  Art Rugs and Squares at all prices  25c  40c  40c  75C  up  up  up  up  xit  FRED IRVINE & GO.  Xit  Xli  Xit  xit  Xli  xit  xii  xit  Xli  Xit  Xit  Xli  Hi  \��  Used in Kootenay. W  We also handle  m  Steel Mining Rails,  Blacksmith's Coal, Sewer Pipe, Etc.  #  H. J. EVANS & CO.  NELSON, B. C.  *��  C=>.(=>.c  m  mx  mi  M  ���i_Z_cZ��  _'^'*  7-(Z>'  -ez>-i  M  W  #*  H GdsorVs Bay Stores  Touch  the  Button  of your Purse  We do the Rest  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY.  #  m  #  m  m  m  INCORPORATED 1QTO.  Only  give   us  the hint that you require Blinds,  Curtains or Carpels and we will be glad to give you  estimates, make all measurements, and when purchased-  put in place, saving you all the worry and trouble. -  We make and put up Blinds, any size, at prices  that will'catch the trade.  '   ^    All Carpets sewn and laid in a first-class  manner  without extra charge.  We close our year May 31s!, and to reduce our  stocky offer during the week May 14th to 19th, special  bargains in our Carpet department.  English Brussels Carpet from $1.10 to $1.50.  New colorings and designs.  Wool   and   Union   Carpets, reversible, from 35c  per yard.  Special prices on Archway Curtains.  Our Derby Curtain at $3.50 per pair is a snap.  On the 17th day of April, Arthur  Fowler of Baker street, Nelson, a  miner by occupation, aud 134 others  made application to be placed on  the voters' list for the Nelson Riding of West Kootenay Electoral  District, and their names were duly  exposed for public examination for  two weeks before being placed on  the list by the collector of votes.  On the 18th day of April, Richard  Armstrong of the Clarke hotel, Nelsou, by occupation a miner, and 100  others made similar applications.  On the 19th day of April, Lawrence  Doolan of the village of Kuskonook,  by occupation a roadmaster, and 85  others made applications in due  &A      form so that  they could have the  British subjects.   On the 20th of  April, Joseph JDeersin of the town  of Ymir, a miner by occupation,  and,47 others made,the declaration  that the law requires to bo made  before their names could be placed  on the voters' list.    On April 21st  John Brule of, the town of  ymir,  and who is a miner by occupation,  together   with    199    others,   conformed to the law in order to be entitled to vote.    In all, 505 applications were filed ou the 17th,  18th,  19th,   20fch   and    2lst   of   April.  Every application was duly signed  and witnessed as the jaw directs.  Between the iirst and the* fifth day  of May, three men, namely, G. It. G.  O'Driscoll, Robert Corlett and C. II.  Palmer, objected lo 489 of the 565  names being placed on the voters'  List. The.question-natumlly-ai'ises,  why were not all the names objected  to ?   Why were 70 names allowed  to go through without objection?  Why should David McBeath, who  who was born in Canada fifty years  ago, who has  resided  in  the province   for jnany years, who  is a  large   owner'of   real   property in  Nelson, be objected to as an  alien,  as a man not 21  years of age, aud  as a, man not a resident ot Lhe riding, if it was not because, he was  known to be a supporter of the'  candidacy   of  John   Houston   for  member of the legislative assembly.  Why was the name  of   Kenneth  Carrol Beaton, who has been a resident of British Columbia for less  than three months, and who has no  property interests in the province,  allowed to be placed on the voters'  list ?   Simply because he was and is  a member of the local Conservative  Association, an organization whose  leading members conspired to deprive better men than  themselves  from exercising a right inherent to  British subjects in Canada.  ^^���^H^ _^t^_\t *^^9^ g^^-W& *^^k\w *^m^ *^^-\w ^^H^ *^^^_P *^^Bp *^^-_w ^^^_\\�� ^^9__\ *^^^b *^GtL^ ^^^b *^9& 49_t^ ^^hfc^ 4t&f ^^9** ^~\\W^* ^^^^** 0ttt^ ^^^^* ^-9^ ^B^^* ^^9f ^^^" ff^_\^^ ^9&** 4^_\^* ^9&* ___\\^*  Alex Stewart  Room 3, Turner & Boeeh Block.  NELSON.  Mines  Real Estate  Insurance  Loans  Notary Public and Conveyancer.  Rents Collected on Commission.  CLEANING  AND  REPAIRING  HOUSES.FOK SALE.  House and four nice lots, under cultivation,  Hume Addilion.   Money in lliis.  Cottage, with modern impnncincnts, corner  of Victoria and Hall streets.  Residence and lots on Carbonate streets.  Some fine large residences, with nice grounds,  on Lake street.  ��30 per* month will rent furnished liou&e on  Front street.  t  ,    LOTS FOR SALE.  Saw will buy lot on Carbonate stieet  _\_Wl will buy lot on Baker street  ��1000 will purchase) ;i nice lots, Mill street corner, easy tornip.  .. Lot's in various parts of the town.  Money to lend at 7 por cent on centra! business properties with easy pajmoiits. -  Owners list your properties, I have purchasers.  .VII first-class mining stocks bought and sold.  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Fine Tailoring  YOUR OWN GOODS MADE UP  OLD CLOTHES MADE GOOD AS NEW  ARTHUR GEE  Opposite Clarke Hotel.   MERCHANT TAILOR  Palace IVJeat IVJarl^et  Headquarters  for all kinds of  Fresh and Cured  Meats.  A featuro will bo mado of tho poultry and  game trado. They will always be on hand during their season.  J. L.  PORTER, Prop.  1G9 Josophino St., between Baker and Vernon.  Telephone 150,  Estimates furnished  Residence Mill Street,   WET OrtXT    13    r��  OppositoSchoolHouso   XiilAiDUW, JS. V.  Agents for J, & J. TAYLOR SAFES  W. Starmer Smith & Go.  PAPER HANGER, GLAZIER,  PAINTER, ETC.  CHIMNEY SWEEPING  Office Ward Street Opposite Opera Honso  Dpessmakin  Bogustown), Fairview   Addition.  A.R.SHERWOOD  REAL ESTATE  INSURANCE AND  GENERAL AGENT  IN ALL  THK LATKSTf  'STYLUS  m  m,  m  m  m  m  m  m  m  First door west  of Bank of British  Columbia building.  Charles D. J. Christie  GENERAL BROKER  idoors west of Dominion Express office.  P. O. Box 523.  Phonos: Office W, House 152  FOR RENT  Three, hix and seven room houses  I'Olt HALK AT A BARGAIN  ."> room house and 'i lots  ^room lioiiso, furnished, ami ii comer lolf  Also several good lots.  INSURANCE,  LOANS,  j. b; annabl  GENERAL BROKER  Three dwelling houses for salo on easy terms,  Ono lot  on  Stanley  street, opposite Royal  hotel, for salo at a bargain.  One seven-rooined house and ono three-room  house for rent.  ANSfABLE  MRS. MCLAUGHLIN,  Josephine street, near Bukcr.  Fruit and Ornamental Trees  Rhododendrons, Roses, Fancy Evergreens  Magnolas, JJulbS, now crop tested seeds, for spring  planting. Laigest and most complete stock in  Western Canada. Call and make your selections  or send for catalogue. Address at the nursery  grounds and greenhouse.  M. J. HENRY.   SODS Westminster RoadrVanoouver. B."C." "  St. JOSEPH'S SCHOOL  NELSON, B. C.  A boarding and day school conducted by tho  Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. It is .situated at  the corner of Mill and Josephine streots In ono of  tho best residential portions of Nol&on, and Is  easily accessible from all parts of the city.  1 he conrso of study includes the fundamental  and higher branches of thorough JJtiglish education: Business course���bookkeeping, stenography and typewriting. Science courfjo-musio;  vocal and instrumental, drawing, etc. Plain art  and needlework, etc.  For terms and particulars apply to tho Sister  Superior.  Kootenay Steam Lanndry  BLOMBERC & SWEDBEfjC  PJtOPIiimoitS  JYelson Saw &  Planing IV(ill$, 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 tjall ai]d Front Streets  Factory Hall Street Crossing C. P. R. Track  Mills Hall Street Wharf  Customs Sale by Auction  To be sold byjpublic auction under th�� provisions- ���  "of the Customs Act at. Nelson, B. C, in front of  Customs House, on Thursday, May 17th, 1900, at 2  p. m.f 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 foe seen at  Customs House, Itfelson, E. C.  TERMS   CASH.���Sale  subject  to continuance  next day and until completed.  .     G-EORG-E JOHNSTONE, Collector of Customs.  Dated at Nelson,'B. C, 8th day of May, 1900.  CHAS. A. WATERMAN & CO., Auctioneers.  The only steam laundry in Nelson employing union labor  Nelson  Ice  Company  W'HOf.KSAI.K AKD RBTAIL DKAI,KItS IN  E P. Whailey, J. P.  NOTARY PUBLIC  .%J  General agents for Mirror Lake Ice Company,  Ice delhcrcd iti any part of the city. Office ut  Grand Central Hotel, Vernon and Ward streets  I'fiono US.   P. O. box 139.  Ofllce with C. %V. "West & Co., corner Hall and  H.iker fctreots.  City ottlco of the Nelson Sodawater Factory.  Corporation of the CHy of Melson  COURT   Of   REVISION.  Notice is hereby taven that tlio Cous t of Revision of the City of Nelson, for the purpose of  li Oui ing ali (.omplaitits against the assessment  for Uic year IIJOO w ill bo held in the city hnll, Nelson, on Monday, June Jth. 1900, at 10 oclock a.m.  \V. K wAtsms,  Acting Cleric.  Nelson. Ma_- 1st, IS0O  A, LARSON, Manager  BLACKSMITHiNG  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing promptly attended to by a  flrsfc-c!��H8 wheelwright.  Special attention siren to all kinds of repairing and custom work from outside pcln^s.  Shop:  Hal! St., between Baker and Vernon  ATTENTION,   MINERS!  Drilling contest; one down hole, for ptm>& of  one hundred and fifty dollars, Kaslo, May 24th.  Kntnes close May 17th. For particulars, address,  W. J. DAVENPORT,  Secretary Celebration Committee.  NOTIO& ~  Notire is horeby given that the differences ox-  ihtinff between V. J. 13radley& Co, and ihe Nelson Painter*.' Union have l>eoii natiafactorily nd  j ustod. J. H. MATHESON,  Secretary Nelson Trades and Labor Council.  Head Office at  NELSON, B. 0  Markets at Nelson, Kossland, Trail, Ka3lo, Ymir, Sandon, Silverton, New  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Midway, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  AM, KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson &   ��   TMVES,   Manager  ORDERS BIT MAIL BXCSUVSi CAREFUL AND PROMPT, ATTENTION. ���  r- -���.;--?JMff"i-iW;��*�� ia  - ,.._^&?*_..~ JjsBjI  THE TRIBUNE: NELSON B.C., TDESDAY;..MAY 16. 1900  BAN! OF MONTREAL  CAPITAL, all paid up.  REST   .$12,000,000  .    6.000,000  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. George A. Drinninond Vico-Presldeiit  ]���). S. Olouston General Manager  NKLSON' BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenay Streets.  Branches in London (England) Nkw York,  Chicago, and all the principal cities in Canada.  sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  and   Travelers'   Credits,  ���nilublo in any pari of the world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Mado, Etc.  Huy and  Transfers.  Grant   Commercial  THE BANK OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  Saving's Bank Branch  CI7IIRK.VT ItATK OK INTBUKST PAID,  A   SECRET   KEPT.  Poor old Charlie Soffcon leffc the  regiment when we wore stationed  at Delhi unci wont down to Bombay  on route for home. He was our  .senior captai.ii and the best soldier  in the regiment. He was also our  host bachelor, for I did not count  for much, being only a doctor, and  /finall and plain and getting on for  'forty.  '"Whatever you'do don't get mar-  lioil," we all adjured as we bade  ,' him farewell. Then came the  i rumor, a week later, that he Avas  ! still at Bombay, then the telegram  ' to me to go down itnd serve him as  ; best man.  ���' I went down by the mail train  | and found awaiting me on tho plat-  ] form Charlie Sefton, who looked so  i very quiet and so astonishingly  j happy that I felt a sort of tugging  ���JI sensation  in the throat.    Extreme  > happiness is always alarming.  I    Miss George to whom I was duly  ! presented, was uot in the first Hush  ] of her youth.    She was a girl of  ' perhaps 27, and good looking.  <    She was traveling in India with  ' friends who, it struck me,.were not  Ion very intimate   footing.     They  I wore all staying at a hotel from  : which the wedding was to be unobtrusively   celebrated.     The couple  had only beeu engaged a week.   It  ' is the only case of love at first sight  ��� sincere, permanent, convincing���  which 1 have encountered.  My simple duties were duly performed. Charlie Sefton and Eleanor  CJcorge were declared to be man  and wife, I saw the ceremony. 1  hoard the declaration. 1 appended  lo Lhe entry in the rogibter my  >uiim8, which looks more at home on  'ti death certificate. 1 was deadly  sober, as folks aie at weddings.  * She is giving up a lot of money  io marry me." said'Sefton after the  ceremony,'when he and 1 happened  Uhhe alone for a lew iriimitcK.  , "And you ar?? giving up a career,"  i icHeetod. mindful of many young  I'mcn married.  But there   are   some   marriages  i which strike one at once as inevitable.   Tho only question i.s why the  people   concerned   have   not   met  > toner.   This union was of ^uch a  description.  The bride and bridegroom went  away from the church  with that  distressingly    happy   look    which  i makes one feel uncomfortable They  , were to sail for home the next day.  J journeyed slowly back to Delhi  by a stopping night train, after seeing the Just of their boat from the  1 outer pier.   As I stepped ou|. of the  jc image hi the early morning and  liioted _the _mist .rising from���the  \huiin.a two quartermasters of the  I'otmiMilar    &    Oriental    steamer  Kiimana tipped up a plank and pro-  I'eipitated the dead body of Charlie  iK^ftoiii iuto the .silvery waters oi"  i ho Arabian sea.   He died one day  ! out from Bombay���of cholera., The  jhing"leffc ft shadow over us which  .���ihteil all that hot weather,  fii  due time wo   forgot Charlie  I Kef Ion.    The surest proof of the existence of a merciful Cod is surely  (lie facility with which we are permitted to foigot.  Years afterward fche whole btouy  [ was suddenly recalled to mo at a  garden party in  a quiet country  village near Beccles, in Suffolk.   I  ' was taken to this entertainment���  eh iefly remarkable for the number'  [of clergymen present-���as fche friend  I of one of the guests. * The house  (wtis along, low building of, I was  informed, the queen Anne period.  I i'he host" was a genial old chatter-  !box of an admiral who concerned  {himself with his own affairs in his  jietiremenfc    and    refrained , from  Writing to the newspapers, which  jpa'sfcime is a special weakness  of  (superannuated   admirals.    He wao  immensely proud of his home and  seized on   me,   the   only stranger  [.present,   to   observe   its   beauties.  l<Yom the lawn 1 followed the direction indicated by his shaky finger,  | but instead of noting the carving of  ! a gable committed the indiscretion  of looking into an open window on  [,the first floor.  Then the tragedy of Charlie  Sefton came back to my mind, for I  ���aw the woman who had married  him pinning on her hat before a  glass.   She did not see me.  I was still wifch iny host when we  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and  Letters of Credit on* Skaguay, IT. S.,  Atlin, B. C, and Dawson City, N. W. T.  met Sirs. Sefton face to face.  "Ah," said the old gentleman  with genuine delight, "here is my  niece!"  Going forward,   I  held   out my  hand.  "How do you do, Mrs. Sefton ?"  She looked at mo quickly, without ti glimmer of the eyelids.  "You are mistaken," she said. "I  am Miss George."  And wifch perfect good breeding,  she looked toward her uncle, inviting an introduction. This the old  gentleman accomplished with all  the ceremony of his day, mentioning the lady's name as Miss George.  It was nofc a sister. I was not mistaken. This was the same woman  whom I knew to have been a wife  for the space of forty-eight hours.  There was the evidence of an internal trouble beneath the eyes, which  I remembered and now saw developed as the intervening years would  haA'e developed it.  Wc spoke for a few minutes on  indifferent topics.  "The doctor is a great traveler,"  the old gentleman said. "He knoy/s  India, my dear."  "Yes," I added, "I know India.'?  "Ah," answered the most intrepid  woman I have met, "indeed !"  Then iny host hurried me off to  examine a carved mantelpiece of  which I have no recollection at this  time. I do not think I even saw it.  "How funny," said the admiral  confidentially, when we were alone,  "that you should have mistaken  Eleanor for some one else, especially  a married woman! You know there  is a romance aboufc her."  "Indeed?" ' ���. c...  "Yes ; my brother left her ��90,000  ou condition that she married a certain man or remained single.  Should she marry some one else sho  forfeits the money. She enjoys her  life and her wealth immensely.  She travels a great deal and has a  house in town. 1 think she will remain single. The man has married  some v one else, you know. " Interesting , oh?"  "Very," I answered. ,   ,  1 always try to mind -my own  business. " ,  Imperial Bank of Canada  HEAD  OFFICE, TORONTO.  Capital Authorized  Capital Paid up  Rest  $2,500,000  $2,391,863  $1,554,710  D. R. Wilkie.Genoral Manager.  E. Hay. Inspecter.  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker Street  J. M. LAY, Manager.  ANDREE  MAY YET RETURN.  13 err Ernst Andree, brother of  the missing Arctic ' balloonist,  writes: There is every reason to  hope that my brother, S. A. Andree,  is alive. We of his family hope  and expect to hear of his appearance in North America before the  end of-fche present summer. 1 am  well aware thafc the scientific world  has largely given him up as long  since lost among the Arctic ice: but  wo have full confidence hi the safe  return of his expedition, and our  faith is not unreasonable, as you.  shall see.  In the first place let mo say that  the trip was mado after a most  thorough study of all known observation of Arctic air currents, such  study covering a period of several  years.- These observations-were  supplemented by two years of experimenting wifch a trial balloon.  Everything that ingenuity could  devise or thafc monoy could purchase which would add to the  safety of the explorers was secured.  AU this talk of any accident to the  balloon is all nonsense. The trip,  so far as the balloon is concerned,  was safe as on a railway train.  Practically the sole danger lay in  crossing the ice on foot. There was  much danger in this, but none in the  air current.  If the balloon encountered a  regular current of air at the pole  blowing in any southerly direction  ���and all winds there blow-south���  it would have been quickly carried  to some poinfc ou land where ifc  would almost surely have been  heard from within a few weeks.  On the other hand, if the balloon  had encountered any zig-zag  currents, and was thus forced  to laud, ifc would require  two or three years .for them to  reach a poinfc where they could  communicate with civilization. As  they had provisions for ziine  months, they had abundant supplies to reach the 80th degree of  latitude, no matter where they  landed. At the 80fch degree there  is an abundance of game with  which to support life, and the party  had a plentiful supply of guns and  ammunition with which to kill ifc.  We have positive proof that the  balloon did strike irregular zig-zag  air currents within 80 hours after  departure, and thus, iu accordance  with the original plans, must have  forced the party to land.  This faefc absolutely debarred  any prospect of hearing from them  for a long time.  Now, where did this landing take  place? Although the party were  provided with collapsible boats,  etc., for such a contingency, there  is small probability of the balloon  landing in the water, for two  reasons: The balloon was almost  as manageable as a boat, and they  need not land for a long time unless they chose; second, the entire  region where reasonable contingencies would make it necessary to  land, if not land, is frozen ice.  The System Works Well.  In January,' 1895, New Zealand'  passed a law designed to pi event  strikes and lockouts, which theretofore had been of frequent occurrence in the colony.   The system has  been working five years, and during that time there has not been a  strike of any kind in the island.   In  view of the labor disturbances that  have   been   prevalent  throughout  the United States and Canada this  spring; a synopsis of the New Zealand antistrike law will be of interest.    The law is based on the idea  of  compulsory   arbitration.     Tne  law declares that if men work it  must be without strikes or lockouts.  The court of arbitration is composed of three judges, one nominated  .by and representing the labor unions, one representing the employers' associations and a member of  the supreme court.    When a question arises between employers and  employed, either side may summon  the other to court.    It then becomes  a punishable offence for the workmen to strike or the employer to  close down.     The   employer   who  locks his men out without warning  can [be arrested; so can the' workmen who strike without warning.  The decisions of the court may be  made binding or not in its own discretion, but, if made binding, their  violation may be punished by fine  and imprisonment.   Trades, unions  are given a legal status.   They have  state charters, may own property,  may sue arid can be^ sued.   Only  disputes in  trades represented by  registered unions can be considered  by the court, bufc any seven men-  working for a single employer may  constitute themselves a union and  take   their  grievance   before   the  court.   'Before arbitration   can be  secured every effort- at conciliation  must be exhausted.    To facilitate  this the law divides the country  into various industrial districts and  provides for a board of conciliation  for each district.   The boards are  composed of from' four to six members, elected every, three years by  the associations of employers and  employes.   Their decisions have no  binding force.   They merely hear  the   grievances   aud   advise   upon  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. AH other lines at  low rates. None but Union  labor employed.  them, but they can compel the attendance of witnesses and the production of books and'papers. Private or local conciliation and arbitration are also encouraged.  A Rejuvenated Palestine.  People who expect Zionism to be  the means of ridding Europe of the  Jewish pauper element, or of converting Palestine into a dumping  ground for the Ghetto, will find  themselves sorely mistaken. We  simply have in mind that Palestine  shall no longer be a vast asylum or  :a huge hospital for the broken-  down and decrepit, but hop�� that it  imay become a place where the  'twain and themuscle shall have free  scope to develop.  A new life shall spring up in the  'old soil of Palestine. The small  leaven of Hellenism which was  thrown 2000 years ago into the  Semitic world has produced the  greatest change in the religious conceptions of mankind. What would  be the result if the accumulated  knowledge of the West should be  brought back to Palestine, there to  Avork again as'a leaven, but upon a  new life, starting with different  ideals? Lying at the very point  where three continents meet, no  one can conjecture what a rejuvenated Palestine could do toward the  revival of the East, its commerce  and its civilization.  The ball has been set rolling;  nothing will ever stop ifc. It may.  be checked for a while, but the  history of Zionism during the last  fifty years has shown unmistakably  that it is a forward movement.  Beginning in the form of a charitable work for Palestinian Jews, it  soon expanded into the colonization  of Palestine with Jews from other  countries; and ifc now seems to be  becoming the aim of thewhole race  of Israel to found a permanent home  in Palestine. Started by a few  philanthropists of a small section of  the globe, it has now become a  great national movement, resting^  firmly upon the masses. It: will  henceforth be an abiding factor in  the destinies of Judaism ; and it is  sure to lead to one of the grandest  episodes in the evolution of mankind. For the law shall again go  forth from Zion and the word of  God from Jerusalem."  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring  local and coast.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds.  IF WHAT YOU WANT IS NOT IN STOCK  WE WILL MAKE IT FO'k YOU  CALL AND GET PRICES.  Successors to  A. DEWAR & CO.  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in  StocK.  ;���'We ...carry a complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work,' Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  Stylish Checks.  Porto Rico Lumber Co. Ltd.  Contractors and Builders  WILL DO WELL.T6  Buy Their Lumber  AT  G. 0. Buchanan's  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 irrthese-  goods are few indeed.  -  Those who do not favor  checks will find my range  ,    of summer serges the most  complete in the cily.  H. M. VINCENT  Baker Street.  A large stock of first-class dry material on  hand, also a full line ot sash, doors, mouldings,  turned work, etc. .. ,   r  Factory Work a Specialty  Vard:  Foot of Hendryx street, Nelson  Telephone, 01    tfof|f1   Rae,   AgCflt  INursery    -Stock:  From the 12th to the 15th instant  I expect to receive from the celebrated Northern Nursery of J. C.  Stoekwell, Esq., Danville, province  of Quebec, a consignment of 350  three-year old apple trees of the  following varieties: "Duchess,"  "Alexander," "Yellow Transparent," "Fameuse" or snow apple,  "Wealthy," "Scotts Winter,"  "Lonfield," "Osfcrakoff" . and  "Martha," (one of the largest and  best crabs.) .Also about'50 dozen  of the best*varieties of Gooseberries,  Currants, (white, black and red,)  Raspberries, (red and red,) &c., <ke.,  They are shipped here direct with a"'  car of dairy cows and are sure to  arrive in good order-ami give satisfaction. Trees are all "dormant,"  warranted alive and to leave out  well or to be replaced gratis in the  fall. ' ,  Applo tree-! (.') yents old)      fide, e.ich.    Sfl.OO Tlo a.  ^infill fi tills  , :mc.   " 3.0O   "  Orders will be filled in the order  received.  API)KK!&  A. McCALLUM, Kaslo, B. C.  Hard Coal  Anthracite  I      COAL!  GREAT REDUCTION  $9.B5t8sr�����*   $6.15  DELIVERED  THXEI'ITONK  33  Neelands" Building, Baker Street.  FRED J. SQUIRE, Manager.  Notice of Application for a  Certificate of Improvements.  Bhokiin Hir.r, AIinkhai, Claim, situate in tub  ArstwoRM  Mixing  Piwsio.v   of   Wks-i  KOOTI.NAY DlsTICICT, AND LQCtTKD ..ABOUT  'iWO MrLEfc SOUTHWMS1' OK AlNfeWOiJTH, ADJOINING THK^Y2*KANSAS, U.VITKD AND   UNION  MiMuiiAi. Claims.  Take notice that I, R. E. Young, (acting asr  agent for E. J. Roberts, freo miner'H certillotc  special No. fiSJ, and Anna C. Buckloy, free  miner's certificate No. 11.11.397) free miller's certificate No. IJ. 13,146| intend, sixty days from the  date hereof, to apply to the mining recorder for  a certificate of improvements,, for the piupose o  obtaining a crown grant of the abovo claim.  And further take notice that action, under sec  tion Ti, must be commenced before the issuance  of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 24th day of April, A. IX, WOO.  II. E. YOUNG, P.L.S.  ~~NELSO^^A��0^ilSr~rMIOl!r.  At the regular meeting of the Nelson Laborer*'  Protective l'nion, hold on Monday evening. May  fib, it was decided to leave tho initiation fee for  members at ono dollar foi another thirty davH.  The teamsters, brickyard laborers and mill men  of the city are respectfully invited to affiliate  with the union, f\ C. SHACKLETON,  Secretary.  Portland, Oregon, Postoffice Box 464-  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.  Flowers arjd   Plaqts  Palms Pi* feet liiffli, .TOO roic��, pot grouei in  SO varieties. A choice collection of house .md  bedding plants. Thousands- to select from. < 'ut  flowers and def'igns. Inspection invited. Tho  Nolson Green House, Front ntrrot. Uyo blocks  cant of wharf. 1>. MoCltKATK.  Orders by mail promptly filled.  Kootenay   Coffee   Co.  NELSON, 13, O.  Coffee roasters and dealers ta Tea and Coffee,  Offer fresh roasted coffee of best quality as  follows:  Java and Arabian Mnctui, por pound......9  40  Java and Mocha Blend, 3 pounds...  I 00  Fine Sartto'J, 4 pounds  100  Santos Blend, S pounds  1 00  Our Special Blond, 0 pounds....  1 00  Our Kio Koast, 0 pounda....,  1 00  A trial order polioitetl.   Salesroom 2 doors east  of Oddfellows block. West Bakor stroet.  ONEY TO LOAN  ON  AT 7 PER CENT  BUSINESS PROPERTY  Apply G. T_, LENNOX. Solicitor, Nelson B. C  NOTICE.  Notice is lierebj given lli.il T intend to apply at  the ilisl meeting of Hie Hoard of Lu'etis*' Commissioners for tlio City of Nelson ii(>M thirty days  after Uux ilntt" licn-nf, for Imif tn transfer the  liicnse now liolil h\ )n<' fur .i saloon krio^n us  the Athabasca s.tli)oii. Mliuto on tin' huiillicnsl  ciiincr nf Baker unit ICoolcn.i.\ -troetx. Nelson,  li. C. being on lot f. blix-k li, ni Nelson aforesaid, to J'.tfrirk J. Kilssul!, in InHt for the: Athabasca Hotel ComiMiii, Limited.  Witneas, I'. K. WllAOft JAS. NlCBtANDrt.  IJatod this Jllh day of April, 1WHJ.  AMERICAN  AND  EUROPEAN  PLANS  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON  B.C.  J, A. Sayward  HALL AND LAKE STRKETS, NELSON  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  MEALS  25  CENTS  ROOMS 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.  jERATED and mineral waters.  rpHORPE & CO., LIMITED.-Corner Vernon  * and Cellar streets, Nelson, manufacturers  of and wholesale dealers in teratcd waters and  fruit syrups. Sole agents for Halcyon Springs  mineral water.   Telephone.CO.  '  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  WF. TEETZEL & CO.-Corner Baker and  ��� Josephine streets, Nelson, wholesalo dealers In assayera supplios. Agents for Denver  Fire Clay Co. of Denver, Colorado.  CIGARS. "  MANUFACTURING  -  and Hall streots, Nelson, manufacturers of "Royal Seal" and "Koote-  nay Belle" brands of cigars.  KOOTENAY  CIGAR  CO.-Corner Bakor  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  HJ. EVANS & CO.���Baker street,  ���   wholesale    dealers   in   liquors,  Large comfortable bedrooms and  flrsb-olass  dining-room. Sample robiria'for commercial mra.  RATES $2 PER DAY  W|rs. E. C. Glarl^ Prop.  LATE OF.THK'ROYAi. HOTEL, CALGARY  DID   YOU   SEE  Curran's New  FRESH  COOL  Sehooners  TRY  ONE;   OH,   MY!  the only Good   Beer in Nelson  CLUB HOTEL  Nelson,  ' ""���"���.��    ���_v..-.b   ...   uiiuuid,   cigars,  cement, Are brick and Are clay, water pipe, and  steel rails, and general commission merchants.  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.       ~  EOOTEVAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY & CONSTRUCTION COM PAN Y���Wholcsaledcal-  ers in telephones, nnnuncintort*. bells, batteries,  fixtures, ete., Houston block. Nelson.  FLOUR AND FEED.  "DRACKMAN-KER MILLING COMPANY  ���*-' ���Cereals, Flour, Grain, Hay. Straight or  mixed cars shipped to all Kootenay ' Points  Grain elevators at all principal pointson Cnlgarv-  Kdmonton It. It. Mills at Victoria, New West-',  minster, and Edmonton, Alberta. :   -  FEED & PRODUCE CO.-Baker  . Nelson (George F. Motion's old  stand), Flour, Feed, Grain, Hay and Produce.  Car lots a specialty. Correspondence solicited.  Phono 20. . v  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  BURNS &   CO.���Bakor  street.   Nelson,  wholesale dealers in fresh and cured nicaU.  Cold storage. t  TAYLOR  street.  P.  fyadden House  Baker and Ward  Streets, Nelsan  The only hotel in Nelson that has remained  under one management since 1890.  Tho bed-rooms are well furnished and lighted  by'electrioity.  The bar is always stocked by the best dom a-  tic and imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  B. C. HOTEL   ebie/b.0.  GROCERIES.  A   MACDONALD & CO.���Cornor Front and:  ���   Hall    streets,     wholesale  grocers   and  jobbers in blankets, gloves, milts, boots, rubbers,  mackinaws and miners' sundries. '; !;  OOTENAY SUPPLY   COMPANY,   LIMI-c  TED���Vernon   street, Nelson,   wholesale -  :grocers. - ������:,-  JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.���Front street, Nel-  son, wholesale grocers.  ���jp  R. STEWART & CO.���Warehouses on C. P.  ������*- ���   R.  track, foot of Stanley street.  Nelson,;  wholesale dealers in provisions, produce   and'  fruits.   Cold storage.: Agents Armour & Co.'b'.'".'.'..  bacon, hams, lard and other products. ,-f 0  JY. GRIFFIN & CO.���Front street, Nolson, ,  ���   wholesale   doalers   in-provisions,   cured:  meats, butter and eggs. . ���_,��� ..���_���..'..    ��� ���..-,.  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  H. BYERS & CO.-Corner Baker and Josephine  ���   streets, Nelson,/wholesale dealers in hard-   .  ware and mining supplies.    Agents for Giant  Powder Co.        ~ ;.  ........ ���  LAWRENCE  Baker St.,  First-class in every respeot. Choicest wines.^  liquors and cigars. Every comfort for transient  and resident guests.  HEADQUARTERS FOR UNION MEN.  JOSEPH CAMPBELL, Proprietor,  feUfedai Was,  Vernon Street, Nelson.  SMOKE]"  ROYAL SEAL  AND      KOOTENAY BELLE-  CIGARS  UNION MADE  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 hardware and mining Rupplics' plum  bers and tinsmiths' supplies.   Agnnts Ontaiio  Works.   LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  TURNER, BEETON & CO.-Corner Vernon ;  "and Josephine streets, Nplbon, wholoi>ale'  dealors In liquors, cigars and dry goods. Agents ;  for Pabst Browing Co. of Milwaukee and Cal- ���  gary Brewing Co. of Calgary.  i  PAIUTS  AND   OILS.  ���VTELSON HARDWARE COMPANY-Baker!  *���* Streets���Wholesale dealers in paints, oils, |  and brushes of all kinds. Largca! stock in ���  Kootenaj.* '      . ��     r         _  POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE.  HAMILTON   POWDER   COMPANY-Baksr ?  streot, Nelson, manufacturers of djnuuute, r  sporting, stumping and black blasting povuierft,  wholesale dealers in caps and fuse, and electric '  hhu-tinwRnDaratiic. ��  :<SS5S  *ffl  kootenay Cigar Hlfg, Go.  NBL80N,  BRITISH CO&UMBTA  R.REISTERER&C0-  BREWERS AJTO BOTTLBRS Or  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  SASH  jyjELSON_ SAW  AND DOORS. ^  AND PLANING MILLS, $,*  LIMITED-Corner Front aud Hall street*!, S*;  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholosalo dealers :'.���;  ta wall and doors; all kinds of factor j vork madS"?^  to order. ' $?-M$s��"i'  TENTS   AND   AWNINGS,   J m&  NELSON TENT AND AWNING FACTORffSiig  Baker street, NcKoi:. Manufacturers, otfftlfej*'"  kinds of tents, awnings, and canvas goodSfrC  P. O. llox 7(>    Theo. Madson. proprietor.        I- 1ftg^:  WINES AND CIGARS. g|p  CALIFORNIA    WINE  COMPANY,    LllStei$  TKD~CoMcr Front and Hall streets, NelSf"!?  son, wholesale dealers In wines (case and bulk)'  and domestic ana Imported cigars. \-._Q  ENCHJJEBES. m  CHARLES PAKKKR���Miuiiiirand nullingisifiS  jnnccr.   West Baker stieet. Nelson.       ;f!;" i"  Sir  3fe  PEATEMTAL   SOCIETIES.  Vfnitiiiij-:  :i, w.m-  Prompt and regular  delivery to the trade  Brewery &t Nelson  son   wine  CHOICE WINES km LiQUGRS  Special attention given to family trado  Telephone !0  Baker street,  Nelson. U. C.  MANAGER  Corporation City of Nelson  TENDERS WANTED,.   ,     '  Sealed teiidcrs for supplying the City of Nelson  with lumber for the remainder of ihe year 1900  will be recened by the undersigned up lo noon  on Monduv. May 7tti, l!KKi.  W. K. WASSON, Acting City Cleik.  No!ion, April 'Jtith, i!XX>.  LAND   NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that after ono month I  will nuiku Application to the Clue/ PonimivJonor  of Lands and Woiks to purUi.'iM; foity acres of  land in the distinct of We-t Kootenay in the  province of British Columbia, ^ituateu on tho  vastMilc of Kootenny iukc, between LorUiart  and Lafranee creeks ns follow-,: t'ommiMicing  at n I o->t on tho beach mai ked "Initial Post John  i.ai(l)a��',s N. W. Corner," thence southerly iilong  the Jake 'HI chains, thence easterly -20 ehatris',  themo nor!hotly 20 uhniis (hetico westerly 20  chains to the piiiee of beginning.  JOHN LAIDLAW.  Dated at Nelson, B. C, thi�� 3rd daj of April,  I!M0. _   '" NOTICE   OF   MEETINGS  The Nelson plumbers, gas and steam titters'  union meets every second and fourth Friday at  Uio Miners' Union hall at 8 p.m.  11. WEEKS, Secretary pro wot.  _  &    NELSON LODGE. NO. 23, A. JF. & A.I&sfP  __��� Meets second Wednesday In each montft-;.  rf^\ Sojourning brethren invited. -x&M.  '__z   . _$����'.<  KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS- Nolson Lodge. Ho%i  25, Knights of Pjthlas, moots in I. O. O.K;  Hall, corner Baker and Kootonay streets, every  Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock,   visiting Kntehtaii  cordially Invit-ed to attend.    R, O. Joy, K. ofUti  & 8.   Leonard Scot t. C. C. ;. :  NELSON L. O. L., No. 1692, meets In T. 0. oM  Hall, corner Baker and Kootenay streets,;  Jg6 and Srd  Friday  of each month.   Vfnitiiiij  brethorn cordially invited.   It. Robinson,  W. Crawford, Rotoid��igaotict.tr.\. _  NELSON JVAllK, Number 22; Fraternal OrSisr  of Eaglen, meets every second and fourth  Wednesday iuoach mouth in Fraternity Hull.  Visiting brothron welcome. W. GorfiiclL Preni  dent,   c.'harles Prosser, Soorotarj.  ~~~~Yeades' "unions."        "  NELSON MINEBS' UNION NO. 'JC. W. F. of  M.���Meets In minors' union rooms, northeast corner Victoria nnd Kootenay streets, eveiy  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. Visiting members welcome. M. R. MowulU President. James  Wilkes, Secretary.   NELSON PAINTERS''UNION-The regular  meeting ot the P.ifnicrs' Union is hold  every Wednesday evening* tit 7,30, in the 1'ain-  ten?' Union hall, behind the Clarke hotel. T, O.  Skatho. president.   Alfred Turner, suCreUiry.  RADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.���The regular meetings of the Nelson Trades and Labor  Council will bo held in tiie miners' union hall,  cornor of Victoria and Kootenay streets, on tho  first and third ' Thursday of each month, ot  7.30 p. iu. G. J, Thorpe, President, J. H.Mathe-  son^Secretiiry,   _.. .rs of the Carpenters' Union      on   Wednesday evening of each  week, at 7 o'clock, in the Miners,' Union hall cor-  n��r Victoria and Kootenay streets. R. Robinson, President.   James Colling, Secretary.  '���w  l&af.l  T  THE regular meeting  are held  BARKERS' UNION.���Nelson Union, No. IiKi.^of ���  the International Journeymen Barber's ('it-  ion of America, meets every iirst ami third Moju-  (iny of each inont h in Miner's Union Hull, corner  of Victoria and Kootenny si reels, at &���;*> p.m.  sharp. Visiting brothers cordially invited lo  attend. J. II. MnthcMHi. Pro-Idcnt. W. & Bel-  ville. Secretary.  LABORERS' UNION.- Nelson  tect ive Union, No. 8121. A. V.  Laborers1 Proof Ij.. meet sin  Minors' Union Hall, northeast corner of Victoria  and Kootenay ittrceb., on llie tit at and third Monday of each month, at 8 p.m. sharp. Visiting  mcinbur.sof tlio American Federation cordially  invited to attend. John Mullen, President.  Percy Sliakelton. SccreUry.   CIGAR MAKERS' UNION moots 1st Tuesday  in every month in the W. F. JI. hall.    K.\cc  utivc board meets every Saturday.  TMUCKLAYERS ASll MaSOSS'~FnION"  JJ 'J lie Bricklaycis and Masons' International  Union No. a��f Nelson meets MS'oml and fourilt  Tuesdays in ejwsh month at Miners' Union hall  J. W. Kteher. president; Joseph Clark, recotdlnjc  and corresponding secretary. '  Si ,"; THE TRIBUNE: NELSON, B. C., TUESDAY MAY 15  1900  H  1  I  U  4  ft'  il  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.  his first trip through the west since assuming his  present post, of general manager. Ho will be in  the city today and probably tomorrow, after  which he will make a trip into the boundary  road with the other oflicials. It is understood  that Mr. McNicholl will go into the plans for improvements at the Nelson depot while in the  city.   HOTEL ARRIVALS.  .  Victoria Block, Corner Baker and Josephine Streets  DRUGS AND ASSAYERS' SUPPLIES  ^'g-g'g-Sl-g'g-^'"_*-%t"!j "g-  iff  Watches  Chains  Cuff Links  Scarf Pins  ii)  xti  iti  iti  iti  U  it  xl  \ti  Ui  Uic  xti  iti  iti  xti  Hi  iti  xti  iti  iti  iti  xti  Ui  Hi  xti  Hi  xti  xti  Hi  iti  iti  iti  xti  iti  Set with all kinds of Precious Stones  -0-0-0-0'0'0-0-0'0-0-010.^  Broaches iti  Earrings Ui  Bracelets \j?  Rings {g  xti  iti  iti  Ui  JACOB  DOVB%  The Leading  Jeweler of  Nelson  "Rogers' Bros,  T'lnt Ware:  Carving Sets-  Kisli Sets  Cake Sets  Tea Sets, full line  Coffee Sets  Bake Dishes  -  Cake Baskets  Fruit Dishes  1817  Pine watch rcpaning .1 special! y.   All woik guaranteed.  Mail oidcrs receive mj prompt  attention.  Sterling Silver Novelties :  Manicure Sets  Biu^hes  Combs  Mirrors  Toilet Bottles  Powder Boxes  Whisks  The Famous Kara Pianos  Austrian Art Ware and Brass Goods  The Celebrated Sterns Bicycle's  Six Different Makes of Sewing Machines  Hi  iti  Hi  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  Ui  Ui  iti  iti  Ui  iti  Ui  Ui  iti  iti  CITY LOCAL NEWS  ESTABLISHED   1890  :'^V-:?,^'^'-:>,s>,a"4>vS"S>'S>vs      f_t"_t"_T"_T-'_i-_Sw'_t''_t-_,.'&"_i'd''^  ���*~.0T^-0-0'_9?22'0-0-jB-0^-0 ^���<?.<5?>i5r-'6r''C'^.-'C'��!-<5"S?'��*'  Xti  Ms  Oup Clearance  of Dry Goods  Sale  Is still on and will be continued until all is sold. Linen for skirts  at tO, 15, and* 20 cents per yard; White Dress ^Duck, regular 20c  goods, sale price 12|c per yard; regular 25c goods, sale price 15c;  White Pique at 15, "20 and 25 cents. A large range of Underskirts from���$1 up.   All other dry goods sold at proportionate prices.  A. FERLAND & CO.  ,    ELLIOT BLOCK, BAKER STREET.  CTREILL Y'S  PRIZE CONTEST  to the  letter.'  We will give a Ladies' Tailor-made Suit, valued at $15,  first person answering the following problem correctly, by  A procession extending from O'REILLY'S STORE to the  Public School House, the distance being one-half mile, are traveling south up the Hall Mines Road. Our Messenger Boy starts  simultaneously with the rear of the procession to deliver a message to the-head of the-procession.- On -returning he-meets the  rear of the procession exactly at the public school house, and  returns back to O'REILLY'S. How far did he travel to and fro  and how much faster did he travel than the procession.  It is easy.   Figure it out and get a suit free.  MARTIN O'REILLY & CO.  Houston Block       Dry Goods Merchants      Baker Street  SWELL  That ve me the icco(?ni/<d Icadois in earning the choicest  .md besi guide's of Tea>�� and Colleen. This fact has been  thoroughly proven hi the public appicciation of the same,  which has caused our Kales to increase in the above lino  full} ."/) pel renl. To thopp who hiuo not tiled 0111 loaclpis  wo nit alv.ijs pieced to submit samples .iftcr ���which iO'i  i etui II v see tli.it \ou )ui\c been nnj mg thc^ametoraii article  u lui'h could not for a moment bo coin^ui ed with it "We are  sui o to please \'ou, .is ou�� slock is complete and the best tli.il  inonej cul Ijuj.  e  BAKEJl STJiKKT, NEIAON, B. O.  smite  A large consignment of the latest  styles of hats, union and custom  made.   Clothing  for bargains  at  BAKER STREET, NELSON,  .TflEO  CLOTHING   HOUSE.  Tho first carload  oi'   freight  for  the season from the east via the Lake Superior  route has been received here.  Tho C. P. R. Imperial Limited will  commence the season's rim on Juno Uril. This  will necessitate a change in the time card  which will ntl'eet Nelson and mean the constant,  employment of the .steamer Nelson now used as  a spare boat.  A staff of Avorkmeu is iu possession of the government oflicc at the court house  and aro painting and knlsomining the interior.  T. II. Brown, late of Ryrie's  jewelry establishment in Toronto, has purchased  the Canada Drug & Hook Company's stock of  jewellery, cut glass, etc., and will open a store in  tlio premises recently vacated by 0. Bell & Co.  Mr. Brown will do repairing and will bcnlliliated  with (lie AVhtclimakers' Union.  The new C. P. R. tug will probably be taken out on a trial run today. Captain  GSriswald of the Nelson will be in charge pending  a permanent appointment.  AV. P. Tierney & Co. have been  awarded an extensive contract hy the C. P. It.  for the erection of retaining walls and culverts  and the .straightening out of the road between  Nelson and Itobson. The work involves an expenditure by the company of $25,000. Tierney &  Co. huvc located a camp at bridge No. 47, about  seven miles out of the city, and will commence  work without delay.  Constable Young of  Lardo has  been dispatched to New Westminster with young  Podvin, who is to sei\o two >cais' sentence in  the penitentiary. Podwn neither reads nor  w i lies and it i\as some consolation to lum to  learn that lie w ould have an excellent opportun-  it> to master these accomplishments while in  duiancc iilc.  Rossland wants to arrange a game  with the Nelson senior laoiosse club and the  matter was discussed among the lacrosse sports  who came o\ei on Sunday with tho baseball club.  The local stickhandlcis aio willing to accommodate the Itossland ers and a maich will piob-  ablj be arranged for Dominion Day.  No disposition has been made as  jet of the body of Philip .T. Annett, who was  diowncdiu the lake on Satuiday. His father,  .lames Annett of Watfoid, Ont.mo, was notilied  by wne of the fatality and tclcgi.iphcd to ask if  deceased had any ellects. Word as to the disposal of the reniiins is expected this moining.  Rev. William Munroe of Woodstock, Ontano, arrived in Nolson last night and  is registered at the Hotel Phair. He is> heie in  the mtcrosis of the Canada Congiegational Missionary Association for the puipose of establish  ing a branch of the denomination. The association owns two lots at the corner of bilioa and  fetanlc\ --tieets, opposite the Phair annex, on  which it is proposed to erect a buildiog in the  near futuie. The oig.nn/ation meets in June  and Mi. Munioo is to picpaie a lCDoit for presentation to the gatheimg. Nelson's new cleigj-  man is a j oiing man of pleasing address and engaging manner.  The deck of the passenger wharf  at the new C. P. It. slip in Balfoui has been successfully sunk. The method adopted was the  fiimso used when the freight deckwassubmerged,  that of heaping n~ couple hundred ton-, of'stone  on the timbers after thej had been moored o\er  tiicsabmoigcd p'les. At one Rtago in tho proceeding" the workmen loaded one .side of the  float too heavily and thewholeafIair!uniedo\er.  A. V, Pi ocrer, the C. P, Ti. engineer in charge,  was watching the peifoimance and was compelled to take to the lake and swim out.  The   steamer   Kokanee  resumed  licrriin to Kaslo yesterday and the Nelson will  be tied up for a shoifc time. The Kokanee'has  been painted fiom stem lo stern, within and  without, supplied with a new funnel and generally ovei hauled.  - T. A. Kelly, stev, ard of the Kok-  anec, luisbeoii frniif.fcrred to (he Mojicand lii��  post has been taken by Frorl Conway of the  Moyie.  The entries at the mining recoul-  er's oflice-vest ei day were- Samuel Maishall of  Nelson to VV. B. Dodil and F, J Da^ Idson, one-  half interest Sn the Taylor imner.il claim, situated on the hot th side of Wild Hoibc creek, and  a quarter interest in tho^lonfcCirloclaim, Mine  location, eonsid< Litloii ��W0. H. W. W. Wist of  KJyn.i. Ohio, acquiicd the &in61air claim fiom  Donald MoI'"adden, Iho Chisholm fiom G. W.  ChiMiolmand the Windsor fiom .1 H. Best,all  of Windsor. Onfano. Tho claims aio located on  the noi Hi fork of Wild Hoise creek,  A. JB. Good rede, was brought before magistrate Crease yesteidaj charged with  insanity., He was formerly a school teacher nt  Kuskonook, but hiii been mound the city for  tome days and has acted sliangely. Goodiede  bohe\ os Mint he is. being liuniea by politicians  w ho will do him un iniuiy. He was committed  for <i medical examination.  The intelligence has readied here  yesterday of the death of Alexander S Piiitio  who died in t h. ho��nit.il at New Denver of cancer  of the .stomach. Deceased was well known and  popijlftr i(i Nelson, where ho had resided for several years. He vwvsa tiiipcrupd pjospector and  owned it number of Gianni in this dibtrmt. Tho  late Mr. Pnf tie belonged to the I. O. V.. Knights  off'j'tliias and the Minors' Union. His ieiii.iiu��  will be brought to Nclwon, A brother, T. (J.  PnUio. i osidch at Uolaml, Manitoba.  A meeting of the baseball  club  lias been called!for Iho Qucon's hole! tonight.  W. Ii, McLean and J. Noolands will resign fiom  the jiosth of prcHiilont and imnagei' respectively,  (itid the meeting will deal with the matter.  The board of trade was  to have  met last night, but tho moating did not materialize owing to lack of a t|iioj(iin. 1'iooidoiit li. V.  Holt adjourned the scHhion lo Monday next.  A general meeting of the Nelson  Amateur Oponitic Society will lie held in the  hDiiiil of tiiido looipdljiit, afternoon at 'i o'clock.  The I'onimiltnii willMilmiila dinft of the bj-laww  and cotihtitution of the uluh The Indies and  (jenlloiiiuii vtliolooK part in Pliiiifoie have been  elected incnibort. of tho association. Thos.o who  have not returned their costuniCH are requested  to bring them to this aftei noon's meeting.  Tiik Timhunk i.s in  receipt of a  copy of the directoih' icport and statement of accounts of the London & Biitish Columbia (Jold-  Jlclds, of which J. Itoilcnck Kobeitson is local  man.igei and S. S. Vow lor chief engineer in lint  ish Columbia.  , Tho Provincial Party have secured tho Ilimic builriiiift on Vornon iiticd for  committee rooms, and the neoeviaiy furniture  will be mo\ed tn tod.u. Chairman MoBoath  und sccretar} Hturkcy will be in chargo.  Mr.  Stewart, formerly   of Van-  t oilier, now cluof of the fiie dopaitmont of Daw.  son, is in Nelson, and is being shown the sights  by chief Thompson. Mr. Stewart has a foice of  22 paid mon. The equipment {.oiimsIh iti pint of  thi eo steam (Ire enginen nnd IXXli) feet of lioso.  Last winter Iho dcpaitment had a fiie a day on  an average. The city if. of wood, and thoic aro  no biick chimneys. Mr. Stewart is of opinion  that Davthon i�� on (he map to sta}. Tins jear the  output will be S'."),<)00,00o in dust.  it. W. Drew, local freight and  passenger agent of the C.P.R., has �� walking  stick which he picked up the other day. Tho  owner may scciuo the stick hy calling at tho  ficght ollice and idcnlifjity? the same.  D.   McNicholl,   general manager  and second vjco-piesident of the C. P. It, armed  m Nelson over the Crow's Nest road last night.  On the evening train It Marpole, general superintendent of the Paciflc Division, James Ohot no,  ueneral hiipfrintcndctitof the wostein du ision,  W. JC. MulnnoH, travelling freight njrent, D. K.  Brown, the compiuiyVt representative at Jiong  Kong and oilier officials catiiom. Ali aro regis-  icied at the JPhair.  Mr. McNichol! is making  At the Wavkklev.���George Munroe, Nakusp;  John Clyde, Robson; James Jaulils, Silverton; C.  McRae, Greenwood; Charles E. Keeper, Chicago;  W, A. Miller, Cascade; Charles Clavton, Greenwood.  AtthkPiiair.���F. L. Christie. Sandon; II. T.  Ceperley, Vancouver; S. (i Wing, Kaslo; K. A.  Paterson, Silverton; ,1. V. AVelch, Seven-mile  noint; W. It. Stevenson. Kaslo: W. H. Yawkoy,  Detroit; P. J. Hiekey, Sandon: 1). McNicholl..!.  Hammond, C. ll. Bennett, Montreal; James  Johnstone, Fernie; James Ohorno, Winnipeg;  Rev. William Munroe, Woodstock, Ontario; Joe  Morris, Itossland; J. L. Rctallack, Spokane;  Thomas Bennett, Salmo; G. T. Gait, Winnipeg;  V. J. Finucano, Greenwood; R. Marpole, E. J.  Coylo. A. I*urvis, A'ancotivcr; G. JL Uosworth  and wife, Montreal; AV. K. Mclnness, AVinnipeg;  (R. Kerr, .Montreal; D. E. Brown, Hong Kong;  J. A. Kirk, Itossland; Mrs. L. Dean, Spokane.  At the Hume.���Wong Chong. Hong Kong;  Ii. A. Garett. Montreal; Hank Noll, Porto Rico;  G. Buscombe, Vancouver; K. Doberer, A'ernon;  AV. B. Walton, AVinnipeg; D. Jameson, AVinnipeg; AV. McLean, Ottawa; AV. Henderson, Victoria? J. I). Roberts, Vancouver; Mrs. McKillop,  Portage La Prairie, Manitoba; W. A. Preston,  AVinnipeg; G.'F. Burnett, Montreal; G. AVerncr,  Vancouver: G. Wadsworth, Montreal; F. Laf-  ferty, Hong Kong.  Atthe Tremont.���James Bowes. Silverton;  J. Hawkins, G. Sinlia, Carmeno Felite, John  Greno, G. Ferrara, A. Fcrrara. F. Raimorcda, G.  Adama, P. Bruno. G. Rizxinto, C. R. Stewart,  Uwit Magmiron, City. ���  At the Ghano'Ckntual.���m. O'Brien, Sahdbii;  D. Graham, Kaslo; Matt Burke, Kaslo; Miss  Cusick, Miss K. Cuslck, Brantford, Ontario;" W.  H. Courtney, Slocan City; J. D. McDonald, J.  Sinclair, sandon; A. Hoyt, Kuskonook; T. P.  Drummond, Salmo; Ij. Acton, Manchester, England; G. A. Campbell, Kemptvillo, Ontario; J. A.  Strong, Moyie City; J. Kelly, Kiuiberley; C. K.  Raepen, Chicago; A. McDcrmid, Salmo; R. H.  Campbell, Boston; J. McRae, J. P. A'ance, Itossland.  At the Queen's.���Isaac Crawford, Sandon; F.  E. Morrison, Mrs. S. Y. Brickmiin, City. A. Mc-  Pliail, Camp.          Short Session of the Council.  A short session of the city council was held last evening- The chief  business was the further consideration of alderman Hall's lengthy  bylaAV for the regulation of the  proceedings of the council, its committees, and the officers of the corporation. The bylaw Avas drafted  by someone who AA'as not aware  that Nelson's charter is the Municipal Clauses Act, and several sections Avere so glaringly illegal and  inconsistent that the introducer of  the bylaAAr was compelled to vote  that they be struck out. The committee rose and reported progress.  The council decided to refuse payment of E. J. Clayton's account in  connection with the smallpox case  and the account of nurse Fahey in  the same case was referred to the  medical health officer. The application o�� the Kootenay Lake hospital for free light AA*as laid over for  a week.  ESTABLISHED 1892  H.   BYERS   &  HARDWARE  CO.  ESTABLISHED 1892  Garden, Mill,  Steam  Hose.  and Suction  Crucible   Cast  Steel   Wire Rope  5-16 to 1-in. in  stock.  Leather and  Rubber Belting.  Sheet, Square and Round Rubber  Flax and Garlock Packing  Pipe Fittings, Brass Goods, Rails  Black and Galvanized Sheet Iron  Soft Steel Plates  1-8, 3-16 and 1-4 x 72, 96 and 120  Agents���Trimx Oro Cars, Giant Powder.'imd Metropolitan Fuse, elc.  H. BYERS & CO.  NELSON  KASLO  SANDON  ADDRESS AND PLATFORM  To the Electors of Nelson Riding, AVest Kootenay District:  Ge.vtiemen���In request to numerously signed  requisitions asking mo to be a candidate for the  Proviocial Legislature at the forthcoming election I havo consented to enter the contest as an  Independent Liberal. I havo the honor, therefore,  to solicit your votes and influence, and if elected I  shall do my utmost to secure for the province  honest, economical and progressive government.  A brief outline of some of the principles whicli  I think should bo embodied in legislative acts is  given below. I have the honor to be, gentlemen,  your obedient servant,  GEORGE A. B. HALL.  Refrigerators  Prices from $10 to $30  , BUSINESS  MENTION.  Gardening���Employment Avanted.  by a piarliuil wan. Kctldentuil giound^l udout,  etc.   Address. \V  AV. AA'ilson, Ncison  Wanted���:Position as stenographer and typewriter by lady of cM>encnce���Re  lerenecs. Iso objections togoingout of city. Addi c-s Stenographer, Tribune.  For sale���Black Minorca eggs for  hatching,'?i 00 per sitting.   Ro.\ (>Sl, Nolson,  Cellar   to i rent,   neAvly   floored,  uiidei Merchants Ras)k of IIililav. Applj m tho  bank, _  A   first-class  millinery   business  for sale in one of the best Kootenay mining  towns. New gowK Good icasons for selling,  Addi ess Millinery, this oflice.  Harry Haley lias applied i'or a  divorce, and logul piooeod)ngs wjl} uhoi'tly Ijp in*  Mitutecf.  Hack   calls left at   the   Pacific  Transfer bain on Ycrnon street. Telephone  call 35. i  For Ssde.���One-third interest in  Mineral Claim near A'mir, for 5100, money to be  CApenned in dciclopaiciit. Apply to Alex  Stcwaif, Tuiner&Boeckh blocls, Nelson.  For sale���the north half of block  100, Nelson.   Address P. O. Rov .-72, Nelson.  Spot cash paid for second-hand  goods of all kinds at the Nelson Bazaar, Malone  & Tregillus block.  Houses furnished with new and  second-hand fuitntmc, or mixed new .md secondhand furniture, on the installment plan, by tho  Nelson Bazaar, Malone & Trcgilliifj block.  FOR   SALE.  Lot  Lot  Lot  Lot  Block i ] cash Offer  Block 5 I T_Tt_t��  iK2?/AlIp5ur  W. F.  ADDRSSS  Teetzel,  Nelson.  1. The principle of eight hours constituting a  legal day's work should ue recognized and strictly  enforced.  2. Steps should immediately be taken through  the proper channel to prevent the immigrat.on  into this country of Chinese and Japanese  laborei s.  3. Two dollars and fifty cents per day should be  tho minimum wage of unskilled labor throughout the province on all government works.  i. "A fair wage" bill should be introduced requiring the payment of standard "'ages on all  w orks to which the pi ovince contributes subsidies  or aid in any foi in.  S. The es abhslmient of a labor bureau under  the ducction of a minister of the crown whose  duty it shall bo, among othei things, to collect  labor statistics, and to net as a mediator bctucgn  cmplojcrs and woikmen m all cases of nil actual  or threatened strikes with power to call ande\-  uiuino witnesses, and compel disclosuic of all  matciial facts in connection with such disputes.  (i. Ibchcic that trunk loads should be built  and maintained by the government, and encouragement gnen to miners to extend those roads.  Such works should bo directed bj competent  govcrnuientenginecrs. AVheictrailsaroiequiied  to single or small gioups of claims, the cost of  such trails, if built by the claim owners on the  approval and under the ducction of a government inspector or engineei, shall apply as assessment upon the claims.  7. Goveiniiiont ownership of all tolegiaph  sjstems and imUwujs, where practicable, bj construction oi pui chase.  8. The establishment of tcchnioal schools for  metalliferous miners, in connection with smeltci 8, at different points in the pi o\ nice.  !). To diaw the attention of capitalists and investors to British Columbia as a desnable centre  for prolltablc mining operations, by suitable ad-  \ ertisenienl nnd bj the appointment of special  agents at London and elsew hcie, whose sen ices  shall be fiee and equallj available foi all owners  of British Columbia piopertj.  10 To encouiage the establishment at diiFcicnt  points m Biitish Columbia of (a) steel and iron  works, (b) ship building jaids, (c) additional  smelters and relincnes.  11. The retaining of the rcsouiccs of tho province as an asset toi the benefit of the people and  taking ellectiiemeasiues to prevent the alienation of the public domain excepting to actual  settlers or for bona Iide business oi industrial  purposes, thus putting an end lo the pi.lcticeof  speculating in the same.  12 The taking of active meas'ures for the ijb  teniatic exploration of the province, including a  government -jiirv ey~of the province by sections  and the preparation of accurate and cheap maps  in accordance with such survej.  13, Thcintercs-ts of tlio piovince can bo be3t  served by pornujpejit civil spruce, appointments,  tq vv]neh should bo made by reason ot merit and  not of political niliiienic.  14. All unoccupied lands in the province should  be open to bona iide settlers at fair prices, w fneh  shall be decided upon by government Und agent  or valuatoi and better facilities should be given  for acquiring small areas for the establishment  of maiket kiudons and homestead'-,  In.-Whore mmeial clftims aro held bv joint  ow ner.s and where ono or more of such ow ners  rpfqsp tp contiibjite tovvftids the annual assess  mono work provision should be made in the  Mmeial Acf tor the sale of tho inteiestof sadi  delinquent owners.  16 The abolition of the deposit bj candidates  foi the legislature.  17. Redistribution of the constituencies on an  equitable basis.  Fisliiiig Season of 1900  We are selling the fishing tackle which entices  the fish. We have the  most complete lineoffiies  and trolling baits.  See our fishing rod complete with line, leader,  reel, and flies for $5.  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  j -'&'m_"3L-'��.'g'g'g'g'S-<'"_*-f-  Ui   185 Baker Street.  iti  -__'-2_'.'~'_���__"__.-__*"^-^'2k-23  __Z^^T^'0,r^.0.0.0'0'm  Telephone 10.  xti  iti  Ui  Ui  iti  iti  Ui  Ui  iti  xti  xti  iti  KIRKPATRICK  & WILSON.  We have removed our  for" the next few months  shop, next to the Nelson  hope to see all our old customers and many  new ones.   Give us a call.  place of business  to the old Burns  Hotel, where we  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  iti   Telephone 10  '^���^;^'^"Sk-^'J__,St-^''_Z'S_-_f'__  't^-0-0-0-0'0-0'a>'TS>-0-0'0  185 Baker Street  r%  xti  Hi  xti  Hi  xti  xti  xti  iti  iti  xti  xti  iti  Ut  iti  xti  iti  xti  iti  xti  iti  -__^_Z^_Zj!&&&&&.��_S_;&&&'  Sp: sf: Sffi ^ 3T- %T. ^- ��T ��?��� ��T" ^- w  w  m  m  m   ^m-mmmmmmi  Some Plain Facts  About Clothing  HB  LAND NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given, (hat after one month I  will make application to the Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works to puichaso ono bundled  nndhivl) m-ies of land in the District of Wpst  Kootenay, In the 1'iovinco of iliiiish Columbia,  situated on lhe w yst side of Kootonay lake, on  Boulder oicuk, about two milch Houih of Balfour-  Commencing atlnltinl Postimiiked "John Burk.  N: K. Corner," thence vfo-,1 w\tj--four chains,  thence south twenty-llio chains, thence past  sixty-four chains, thence north tw enty-llvc chums  to the Initial Post.  JOHN BURK.  Dated at Nelson thiR 7th day of April, 1900.  Canada Dreg & Book Co.  w  w  We are now showing the finest stock of Spring  and Summer Suits in Nelson. There are several  points of merit in our Suits. They are all of the  latest cut and are lined all through with the best  linings. They are tailored better than Suits offered elsewhere at much higher prices. The fabrics  are the best in the market. We lead all others  for values in  Gents' Furm$hihgs  Hats and Caps  Boots and Shoes  w  #  B  NKLSON  ManufactureiB of nnd  dealers in Harness, Puck  and Stock Saddles. Apara-  tocs, Collars, Bridles and  Whips.  Hdfson Harness Shop  Hall Stieet, Nelson.  Opposite Postoffice  GET YOUR  CHANDELIERS  WIRED FOR  NO MATCHES INQUIRED, ALWAYS READY  S(ootei)ay Electric Supply &  Construction Co,  JOSKPHINE STREET NELSON  Headquarters for Portland Cement, Fire Brieks,  Fire Clay, American Cumberland Coa! [Blacksmiths]  B. P. BITHET & CO., Ltd., Yietoria  ��  by m  $ We know that our values cannot he equalled  �� any other house in Nelson.   We are so sure of gjj  H this that we will give money back if it cannot-be ^  proven.  We have just received a fresh   consignment  of Christie's famous  Fancy Biscuits and Cream Sodas.  Also McCormick & Company's Jersey Cream Sodas.  P. O. BOX 170.  HOUSTON BLOCK.  Telephone 1GI.  D. M. Kerry & Company's Seeds.  Fresh Egu;a Received X>aily  John S\, irviqg & Co  Special quotations given for carload lots   O. box S21, Nelson, B. C.  A-11. GRAY, P.  Kootenay .k^otxt  Lethbridge Gait Coal  Tho best value for the money in the market  for all purposes.  tkkms cask     W. P. TiKRjfKy, General AstenB  Telephone 1*7.   Office with C. ��>. J. Chrtafcfo,  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  _    Conner Victoria and Kootenay Streets.  P. O. Box 659. TSIiKPHONBl NO.'95

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