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The Nelson Tribune 1900-05-21

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 DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  TWOLDOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH YEAR.  NELSON: MONDAY -MORNING  MAY 21 J 900.  PRICE FIVE CENTS  ROBERTS JPIAHHED RELIEF  Organization of the Column.  New Yohk, May liO.���In a lengthy  cable dispatch to tho Tribune filed  ub London at 1 o'clock this morning. Isaac N. Ford reviews the South  African war situation elaborates  upon the relief of Mafeking, and  gives his 'Version of the joyful  scenes in the metropolis over the  receipt .of the good news from the  long-besieged village. The dispatch  follows:  "London has been waving the flag  for twenty hours Avithout waiting  for official confirmation of the good  news from; Mafeking. This was still  lacking when the war oflice closed  ixli midnight, but the supposition  that president Kruger "might be beguiling the British empire was a  horrible pleasantry which did not  chill the ardour of the rollicking  crowds holding high carnival in the  streets.  "The chief additions to the store  of the public knowledge came from  Cape Town, where details respecting the organization  of the relief  column were at last allowed to pass  the  censor.     Bulletins  have been  received from the relief force from  time to time and there was no opposition until it  reached  Kraapan,  and   even    there   resistance    was  -feeble..    The strength of the force,  which was previously stated  to be  :j(K)0, has been reduced to 2000 and,  according to the latest version to  1.100, aud it  carried  the  following  guns,    two   pom-poms    and    two  Maxims and  3o  wagons  of stores  and ammunition.    Tho column  ad-  vanced at the rate of 20 miles a day,  keeping to the  west through  the  Vryburg   district and   halting  on  May   11th   at  Maiit/.an,   20  miles  south  of  Mafeking.    As the  Boer  .-i-sault Avas made ou the following  iUy, colonel Baden-Powell was de-  |. indent upon his own resources for  i cpulsing the'last desperate effort  " of fche enemy."  "The relief column entered Mafeking on Tuesday or Wednesday,  a ftw-meeting with little resistance.  One account, alleged to be from the  j rlief column, speaks of an attack  in sciong force upon it, after which  the Boers bolted, lighting a rear  guard action for some time.        '  "These details "are meagre, but it  is evident thafc tho function of the  j ��.-lief column was to attack the besieging force aud disperse it, rather  than to open the raihvay and  provision the starving town.   Its advance was closely timed with Rob-  ertn'   movement    northward    and  with Hunter's attack on Fourteen  -Streams, aud under cover of those  larger operations    it   escaped observation,      and.      having      been  organized     and     equipped     with  special     reference     to     mobility,  io     pressed     forward     with     all  j) jssible    dispatch.     The     retreat  of   the   Boers will enable colonel  J_J^nucrtp_cnterJWafeking from, tho  north with additional supplies and  the   railway   will  speedily be  repaired from Salisbury,  where general Carrington, with tho Australian  bushmen and the Canadian artillery  and other forces will,be in  a posi-  i ion to eo-operate with  the Mafeking garrison.  ���Whether the leader of the relief  column was colonel Mahon. who  was Kitchener's trusted lieutenant  in the Soudan, or some other officer  not yet named,,the main credit for  the deliverance of Mafeking belongs  to general Roberts "and general  Kitchener who planned tho movement with amazing skill and pre-  ebion. The success of this relief  -expedition is another proof of the  masterly generalship which has  t i-iinsformed the military situation  iu South Africa.  ''There was a disturbing report  during the day to-the effect that  colonel Baden-Powell had v been  dangerously wounded, but ifc was  not confirmed from any trustworthy source.  -The war office gave out at midnight a bulletin from general Buller  stating that Clery's division had  advanced fco Tngogo, and Dundonald  f,o Liing's nek, nearly overtaking  tlu> Boer column. Ingogo was the  pcene of a battle in the first war of  independence, and Majuba is close  ut hand. The extent of the damage  to the tunnel is not yet known with  precision. JJuller's march has been  unexpectedly rapid and his forces  , are now in a position to turn the  j-o^'ky defile which has ahvays been  iM^arded as impregnable against an  /IH^Uilt-  "Genera] Roberts' advance is not  jy>p >i led, but life cavalry is doing  effective work in scouring the district toward the Vaal.  '-���Columns might be written about  the public rejoicing in London yesterday. Business was virtually  suspended and the rollicking crowds  were in possession of the streets  from early morning until midnight.  The national anthem was sung by  5000 voices in the stock exchange.  There was a service of thanksgiving  in Sfc. Paul's and Westminster  Abbey was crowded in the afternoon.  "Baden-Powell's  mother's house  near Hyde Park corner was surrounded   hour   after    hour    with  throngs   cheering   lustily   for the  herb   of   'Mafeking.     Every   shop  front was aflame with the national  colors and at  night Pall Mall, the  Strand,   Piccadilly and Whitehall  were brilliantly illuminated.    Hour  after hour there was high revel iu  the  streets.     Every man,  woman  and    child    carried    a   flag     and  there was   a   saturnalia   of .practical    joking    and    high    spirits.  Even Ladysmith day was dull and  prosaic in comparison with Mafeking  day,  Avith its  multitudes  of  merrymakers,   its   street   parades,  musicians and flag bearers  marching to drum bea;t and bugle call, its  roaring choruses   at every corner  and its pandemonium  of madcap  hoodluinism  and holiday concerts.  The celebration Avas a spontaneous  outbreak of   public   rejoicing and  wasa most amazing revelation of  the fervor of metropolitan patriotism."  Boer Delegates' Reception.  Washington, May 20.���A good  sized audience greeted the Boers at  the reception given  them tonight  at the Grand  Opera House, under  the auspices of  the  congregational  and citizen's committe.    While officials of Washington Avere not represented in any manner, there were  probably thirty   members   of the  senate   and   the   house occupying  seats iu the auditorium and on the  stage.   Chairman Suisse?, of the reception committee, presided and' a  number   of addresses were madej  the speakers including Fischer, Wol-  maraus.and Wessels,'- thev Boer envoys, aud senator Warinton, < Hon.  Burke Cochran of New York', and  Mr, Sulzer.    Chairman Sulzer after  Aveicoming   the   envoys,  "said the  occasion    Avasr   non-partisan    and  non-political   in    character.    .The'  envoys   were   intodueed    by    Mr,  Sulzer and  were given a   cordial  reception., Commissioner Fischer's  remarks wero very much iii keeping  with what he already has said in  published   i titer vieAvs.     He    said:  "We have come to see Avhether in  the hearts of the people of a great  sister republic the spirit of  more  than a hundred years ago is still  alive.   We come to you as a great  liberty loving people in Avhom the  sense   of  justice   and fair play is  strong,  aud  look  to  you to Jind .a  practical scheme  to sustain peace  with justice."   Hon. Burke Cochran  of New York, spoke for over half  an   hour.     He  advocated  the  upholding of the Monroe doctrine.  Australian Federation Question.  New Yohk, May 20.���The Australian question is still unsettled, but  there have been conferences betAveen Mr. Chamberlain and the  delegates, a cabinet council has considered the expediency of a compromise, and the Unionists are  hoping that a second reading of the  commonwealth bill may be brought  about without a party division.  Apparently tho controversy Avill be  ended if the Australian parliament  be armed with full poAver to regulate tho conditions of an appeal to  the court of the empire, but Mr.  Chamberlain ha. not yefc been' convinced that the federal colonies  can be trusted fco that extent.  A HOT POLITICAL MEETING  Keen Galled Down.  Kaslo, May 20.���[Special to The  Tribune.]���There   was   a   red hot  political meeting in Sandon on Saturday night.   It Avas the first occasion on which the three Slocan can-  dates had met on one platform and  it was George Kane's first appearance before the people as a candidate   for. legislative honors.    The  feature of the meeting was Robert  Green's-roasting of John Keen for  the alleged part which the latter  took in the recent appeals against  800 names going on the voters' list.  Green declared that what he termed  the conspiracy  to   disfranchise  a  large   number   of Slocan working  men was hatched in the Kaslo hotel  by half a dozen men, and that Keen  was one-of the principals iii the  matter.    He went   after Keen in  strong language, denouncing   him  roundly.  George Kane, the Martin candidate, in an interview tonight, said :  "My   prospects    are    good.     The  miners' union is very much divided  between Green and myself. >Keen  will get none of the miners' votes."  George Kane declares that he can  poll: a.-,-good-'.proportion    of    the  miners' union vote, but;'Bob Green  is not Avorrying.   He knows that  the vote is his.   It is significant  that on-May 17, at a convention  held in Sandon, the miners', .union  there passed "a resolution to   the  effect that the interests of miners  in particular, and of Avorkingmen  in general, Avould be. best served by  endorsing the candidature of Robert  Green, the Provincial Party  candidate.  the pope, and other 18th century  notables. "Bobs," apparently, took  out a large  supply   of these and  has   sent   for   more,   Avhich   Avero  taken by  lady Roberts.   Regarding general Buller and his supplies,  there is also an interesting anecdote current.    Biilleiy it appears,  telegraphed   from  Natal to   some  wine   merchants   to   send  out c50  cases of champagne marked "castor  oil."   About the tiihe the wine was  due Buller wired to the officer in  charge of the base.'notifying him  that he expected 50 cases0of castor  oil,   which   he wished   dispatched  without delay.   Thejpfficer at the,  base replied,  regretting-the cases  liad'hot arrived, but'saying lie,had  procured  all the available ^castor  oil,   20  eases, wlnchv lie had   forwarded, iii the hope it would suffice  for the present.    General Buller's  remarks are not recorded.  , SOME GOSSIP FROM LONDON  VAGRANTS PACKING STONES  A Nervy Burglar.^  Kansas City, May 20.���A lone  "highwayman entered,the corridor  of the Coafcos hotel, one of fche leading hotels in Kansas Cifcy, afc 11:30,  o'clock tonight, and, forcing the  strong box in the cigar stand, escaped.- The box contained diamonds valued afc $1200, $250 in gold  currency and silver, and checks to  the amount of $100. He had the  night clerk and another employee  of the hotel held off afc the point of  his revolver and escaped on a horse  he had tied to the curbing.  Stabbed in Her Bed.  Boston, May 20.���Mae Butler,' an  unusually handsome AA'oraan, 25  years old aud said to have been  married, was found dead in bed at  the residence of Mrs. A, E. Wright  early this morning Avith a dagger  In her breast. Edwin T. Wright,  son of Mrs. Wright, is under arrest  charged Avsfch the crime.  little News From the Front.  New   York, -May 20.���Isaac N.  Ford, in his latest London cable to  this morning's Tribune, filed afc 6  o'clock this morning, is without additional official, confirmation of the  relief of Mafeking, though concurrent confirmation is treated by him  as positive proof of fche raising of  the* siege.. He  says:   "No official  neAys of relief of Mafeking has yet  been received at the Avar office, but  from more than one source it is  reported that the siege r was raised  last    Wednesday.     The   columns  of     the     newspapers    are   again  filled     Avith     accounts     of    national      rejoicings      in     Londou  and     the   provinces,   but,   apart  from       general       Buller's     .dispatch,   there is very   little fresh  intelligence   from   the   front   this  morning.    Ifc is   reported   that  a  British column is advancing on the  Transvaal from Zululand, but no  details     are   forthcoming.     Telegrams, Avhich have   been received  through unofficial channels, of Hutton's   capture   of   the   Boer  commandants   at "Bothaville   do    not  specially mention that Louis Botha,  commandant-general of the federal  troops, Avas made a prisoner.   Gen-  eral���Rundle ~Avas,~ on ~Friday,_~afc  Trommel.   28   miles   southeast   ot  Winburg.     His , march   has   been  through   an   exceedingly   difficult  country, but he does not appear to  have met Avith any opposition."  Gladstone's Monument.  London, May 19.���F. W. Pome-  roy's statute of Gladstone, in the  central lobby of the house of parliament, Avas unveiled today Avifch.  appropriate ceremonies, Avhich  Avere Avitnessed by a throng of  prominent persons. Lord Tweed-  mouth presided over the ceremonies  and the oration was delivered by  sir Henry Campbell-Bamierman.  The statute is considered by  those Avho kneAv Mr. Gladstone  intimately as a splendid . work  of art. It represents the great  statesman Avith lifelike fidelity in  one of his characteristic attitudes  as an orator. The statue is of  Carrara marble, and, including the  plinth on which ifc rests, is eight  feet in height. The statue is a  memorial by Liberals of their great  leader, and the cost Avas defrayed  from the Gladstone Liberal  memorial fund. The statue occupies a commanding position in the  central hall of St. Stephen\ near  the replicas in marble of Lord  Granville, Earl Russell and Lord  Iddesleigh.  Spokane Solution of Problem.  Spokane, May 20.���For   a   long  time it has been the custom to make  men sentenced to pfr-ison for vagrancy work on the streets or break  stones,   but   the  authorities   here  have have hit on a plan which the  '.'vags" like   still   le^s, and which  works admirably frbin the police  depaatmeht's  poiht'rt'of-- view.   In  years past   the    men "s-have   been  Avorked Avith a long: chain and a  ball that Aveighed from 30 to  50  pounds.    Now   they^ are   worked  Avith only a short chain attached to  their  ankles.   It alJjoAVs   them " to  step but twelve inches at a time.  It   is   not   the intention  of chief  Witherspoon to get any work out  of the men that may be said to  benefit the city.    They are made to  carry a pile of heavy stone from  one part of the yard to the other,  and then take it back again to the  same place. - , -  "The work breaks ihe Jiearfc of a  man," is the way the chief of police  states it. - "He carries-a stone from  one place to the other aud never  gets anything done.. Jf Jie is doing  work that accomplishes something  he' has something new-to think  about all the time, and does not  feel ' his punishment. Since - Ave1  have had the men out there at Avork.  I have not heard of a ease of begging in the city, Avliile before we  Avere bothered continually by telephone messages about tramps and  thieA'es. As long as ifc is necessary  AA-e Avill keep the men at it."  The men are managed by officer  Shannon in the work iioav being  done. For a AA'eek six ^of them  haAre been at Avork, and yesterday  the crowd Avas called before the  chief, Avho gaAre the meu a' talk like  fchis: "Boys, you're discharged.  You owe a fine of $.H. Of it you  have paid, at $1.50 a day, just $9  each. Get out now, and if you  come back and are brought in here,  you will be put back on the stone  for the balance of the fine."  The men_were_fcben_taken to the  city limits and pointed for the tall  timber, Avith a Avaruing that a return to the city Avould lead to further demonstration of the theory  that the Avay of-the transgressor is  hard, and the path of the Avicked  thorny.  In Parliament and Society.  London, May 20.���The debates at  Westminster are utterly stagnant;  the only diversion which the commons have enjoyed is the spectacle  presented by Mr. Samuel Smith in  Avarning the public against the degeneracy of the modern drama, and  urging a stricter censorship of plays.  That stern moralist, Avho never  goes to the theatre, and condemns  it on hearsay evidence, has also  taken up arms against the sensuous  and indelicate modes   of dressing  in London society, and strange-,  ly enough, justifies- his plea  by the assertion that simple  children of nature from America  are scandalized and shocked by  English improprieties. Diversions  like these are welcome, for the  weather is raw and cold this spring,  being the latest known for many  years, and the social season is dragging sadly in spite of the efforts of  the court to impart an impulse  tq it. ���������  A; third state concert is vaguely  promised, but neither drawingrobms  nor concerts offer compensation for  the decision that "there- shall be no  court ball during the season, for  this has been the intimation to the  great houses, that social gaieties,  should be moderated during a  period of. war, when thousands of  families are in mourning for the  loss of relatives and friends.  The queen,is visiting Wellington  college today; the Australian delegates are dining at Cambridge;  Lord Carringford is chairman of the  principal charity dinner of the  eA'ening, and the most interesting  ceremonial of the day is the unveiling of the Liberal memorial statue  to Gladstone in the central hall of  the house,.of parliament. Sir Henry  Campbell-Bannerman made an address, "and the ceremony Avas  ��� attended by a hundred or more  privileged spectators, including ,a  group of Mr. Gladstone's associates  and the general committee" of the  memorial fund.  them their all, but thisAvas promptly  remedied by the relief fund so  generously handed iu by neighboring towns, and which was most  conscientiously distributed by  mayor Pitts Avho is worthy of the  esteem in which he is held by the  whole community. We have a  daily freight service from Nelson  and quick dispatch from other  points, aud our merchants are up to  date and capable of" handling all  the business offered.  J. C. Creese.  KROGER SOING FOR PEACE  Plague in San Francisco.  San  Francisco,   May   19.���The  board   of   health   has   adopted   a  resolution declaring that bubonic  plague   exists   in   San    Francisco.  The   health   authorities sayv.. that  Avhile there are no living cases here,  there have been six deaths during  the past three months, and they  haAre decided to take precautions  against the development and spread  of   the   disease.     The   resolution,  which Avas adopted, reads as follows:     "Resolved, That it is   the  sense of this board that bubonic  plague exists in fche city and county  of San Francisco, and that all necessary steps already, taken for the  prevention of its spread   be continued, together with   such additional measures as may be required."  This morning V force? of physicians;  went through Chinatown to treat  ; the Chinese AA'ith haffkine prophy-  latie as a preventive against the  plague.; The members of, the board  of health say that there is .absolutely no danger of   the development or spread of   the disease in  San Francisco, but that they do not  propose to take any chances and it  is their duty to take precautions.  Chicago, May 19.���Assistant surgeon A. S. Lloyd of the United  States marine hospital here has  been ordered to San Francisco to  assist in the Avork of the prevention  of the spread of the bubonic plague,  if it should break out.  Think He is on the Fence,  Men Avho do not relish  Joseph  Martin in provincial polities are uneasy upon the question of Dr. Hall's  candidature..    Dr.  Hall in  Nelson  has  announced   his   opposition  to  premier Martin,  bufc��� the  ominous  fact remains that the doctor  announced   his   candidature   after a  consultation Avitli lion.Smith Curtis,  Avho is Martin's right bauer in Kootenay.    This uneasiness is increased  in view of the stories of candidate  Hall's position Avhich are being circulated in, Ymir by a Mr. Parr, avhois the recognized'Martin missionary  iu his section, and aa'Iio  is also the  chief booster for candidate Hall in  Ymir.    Liberals  avIio are opposed  to Martin say they cannot vote for  a man who appeals to be playing a  double game Thoy-say candidate-  JJail's performance on the platform  is too satisfactory to Smith Curtis  and Alfred Pari*, dining together at  tho Hume, to satisfy them, aud  their fears are no doubt Avell  founded.  Whitewater Solid for Green."  Sandon, May 19.���[Special to The  Tribune.]���Candidate Keen held a  meeting at Whitewater last night,  and candidate Green Avas there to  meet him, so the electors, Avho are  Avorking miners, had an opportunity co hear both. Green' captured  the good Avill of the meeting and  held it, and Whitewater will give  him almosfc a solid A'ote.  Wil-  and  pro-  Bobs and Buller.  London, May 19.���According to  the latest story going tbe rounds,  "Bobs" fights on "Bath Olivers."  These are not a neAV form of coin-  pressed ration, but a simple looking biscuit' made at Bath, the first  recipe for which is credited to the  celebrated Dr. Oliver, a friend of  Murder and Suicide.,  Denver, May 20.���Walter  Hams, deputy coroner, shot  killed William Downer, the  prietor of a bath house this, after  noon, and then killed himself. The  killing occurred at the establishment of DoAvner, and no Avitnesses-  Avere present. Domestic trouble is  given as the cause.  Big Haul Made.  London, May 21.���A dispatch to  the Daily Mail from Lorenzo Marque/, dated Sunday, says: "On  Thursday bhe entire Boer force  around .Mafeking, including fche  guns, Avoro captured by the British."    Mclnnes Has Eesigaed.  Ottaava, May 19���(Special to The  Tribune.]���Speaker Bain receiA'ed  tonight W. W. B, Mclnnes' resignation for Nanaimo district in the  house of commons. Ifc take? effect  afc once.  Well Managed Mine and Mill.  One of the best managed mines in  the Ymir districb is the Yellowstone, situated ten miles east of  Salmo. Little is heard of it. but a  ten-stamp mill is running steadily,  crushing an average of thirty tons  of ore a tiny, and there is enough  -ore blocked out to run the mill a  year, A week ago Avork was commenced on a tunnel, Avhich is being  run in on the ledge, that will opent  the ground to n.depth of 100 feet,  No mine -in this section is ,more  favorably situated for economical  Avorking. Kino AA'ater power has  been developed, there i.s an abundance of timber handy, and the ore  is of a uniformly good grade. The  mill is thu most complete one iu  Kootenay, and it Ava.s the only one  that ran continuously last Avinter.  All the buildings are lighted by  electricity. Manager Haul tain need  not bo ashamed of his management,  and the thirty men now under him  need not be ashamed of their Avork.  Sandon Needs Nothing Now.  To the Editor of the Nelson Tribune : There appears to be a Avrong  impression afloat regarding the  actual needs of Sandon. ! am receiving enquiries from A'arious outside points asking the chances of  running off underclothing and other  AVare.-. Will you kindly let ifc be  known that there i.s no distress  here, certainly there Avere those in  need caused by the fire having lost  An Able Labor Leader.  Ralph Smith; accompanied by  William Woodman and J.-H. Haw-  thornewhaifce of Nanaimo reached  Nelson last night, coming via ReA'el-  stoke. Mr. Smith is one of the besfc  known members of* the last legislature, and one of the members Avho  had the respect of his opponents.  He represents the coal miners of  Nanaimo, and is credited with  being the ablest labor leader in the  'Dominion. Ifc is not likely that he  Avill be opposed in Nanaimo cifcy, or,  if he has opposition, that it Avill  amount to much. "Mr' Smith and  the gentlemen Avho accompany him  Avill address the electors of Nelsou  tonight in Fraternity hall. AH  those who sympathise Avith organized labor are requested to be present. The meeting is timed"for 8.30'  o'clock.    A Doctor's Easy Graft.  A doctor named Travis is to he  found daily on fche Spokane train  between Northport and Marcus,  He tells-every-one fco shoAv~hiin~  their arms, and, if vaccinated, he  gives them a certificate, for Avhich  he charges 50 cents, and if not  vaccinated lie vaccinates them and  charges them $1. lie has no right  whatever to do this. Since the  Dominion authorities took over the  quarantine business a Canadian  doctor has been stationed afc North-  port Avho will, Avhen necessary, vac-  c-innate passengers free of charge,  and only those who havo not been  vaccinated afc all are put to that inconvenience. In the meantime Dr.r  Travis is making a fat thing out of  passengers avIio are unaware of fche  true state of affairs.  Riots in Great Britain.  London, May 21.-3:10   a. in.���  Displayed in the most conspicuous  style in the Daily Express is the  dominant   news   of  the   morning.  "We have the best reasons for stating that in the last 24 hours a telegram   has   been   received   at   the  foreign office, addressed personally  to the prime minister from president Kruger; proposing   terms of  peace.   The terras of the message  cannot be stated at  present, but  we believe they aro, couched in an  exceedingly humble strain. It is inconceivable, of course, that lord Salisbury can hg,ve sent any reply except the one that stands ready on  the lips of every   Briton���unconditional surrender."  The   boisterous   rejoicings   over  the news from Mafeking have become   riots   in- parts   of   London,  Aberdeen   and   Belfast   and   elsewhere in the United Kingdom.    Iu  the Finchley district of suburban  Londou   a  mob stoned a railway  stationmaster's house and smashed  the windows of  a draper's shop,  setting   the building on fire also,  although '-'Whether by accident or  design   is ; not iyetknoAvn.     Two  clerks were injuredV-  The ?house of'  a Boer sympathiser at Hadlesden  Avas attacked by; a large crowd and  the AvindpAvs were shattered.   The  police charged the mob and  were  met Avith a shower of decayed eggs, *'  The police reserves were called out.  Rioting took place in Aberdeen  from 9  to   10   p.m.   on   Saturday  around a hall" where a "stop tho  AA'ar" meeting Avas being addressed  by Mr. Schreiner, husband of Oliver  Schreiner.    Crowd of students and  others tried to storm the hall and  to break doAvn the, doors.   The foot  police,were unable to cope with the  disturbers aud sent; for the mounted  police, Avho made some   headway  Avifch the crowd, but free  fights occurred between  the supporters of  the meeting   and   the   crowd.    A  number of arrests were made, and  finally the chief magistrate ordered  the chief constable to call out the  militia.    The Gordon   Highlanders  from   the    Castle    barracks    then  'cleared the streets.  It uoav appears that the Dewet *  who offered to surrender Avith 10001  men was not the \A'ell known general     Dewet,     but     commandant  Dewefc.   He stipulated thafc his men    '  should   be   alloAved   to   return   to  their farms,    Lord Roberts replied  that the surrender must be unconditional.  At Dover the business establishment of Mr. Browne, member of fche  local chamber of commerce, was  Avreeked by a mob. The police  Avere unable to cope Avith the disturbances aud the local'artillery  and volunteers " Avere called out.  As the rioting continued the Royal  artiHery_waslcalled upon.also to,  suppress the mob. Numerous arrests were made.  Abyssinian Expedition.  London, May 20.���-Fresh advices  from the expedition to Abyssinia,  headed by William F. Whitehouse  -of Newport, Rhode Island, show  that the party Avill probably divide  near Lake Rudolph, if ifc is found  thafc in the country to the north between the lake and the Nile there is  difficulty in obtaining supplies.  This is regarded as probable,'as the  country has not been explored, and  is reported to be continually raided.  The expedition had, according to  the last news received, 04 camels,  but there Avas an insufficient  amount of food, AA'hich may necessitate only a portion of the party of  travelers proceeding to fche Nile,  while fche remainder may retrace  their steps to the coast.  London Money Market.  London, May 19.���Tho historical  condition of fche city after the Mafeking news checked business today.  The tone Avas firm, however, the  buoyanco of Americans and of  Kaffirs being the principle feature.  Americans Ambushed.  Manila, May 20.���Five hundred  insurgents, half of which were  armed Avith rifles, ambushed the  scouts of the Fortieth A'ohmteei*  infantry in the hill near Aqtutsan,  in tho northern part of Mindanao,  The Americans routed the native*,  killing 51. The American casualties  were two killed and three wounded.  Clapp Wanted to End Himself.  New York, May 20.���John A.  Clapp, 85 years of age, of Burlington, Vermont, attempted suicide in  John Boguer's Raincsiaw hotel on  Sixth avenue this morning. Ho  Avas removed fco the New York hospital a prisoner. No reason; is  known why the man should have  made an attempt upon his life.  Professor of Law Murdered.  Pini,adei.aphia, May 20.���Professor Sioy Wilson-White, a young  instructor in the law department  in the UniA'ersity of Pennsylvania,  was struck down and brutally  murdered last night. More than  half a dozen arrests avui-c made  today.   Found in the Lake.  Oswec.o, Ncav York. May 20.���  The body of Mrs. John L. Weigelfc,  Avho disappeared from her home on  May 10th Avhile mentally deranged,  A\'as found in lAike Ontario today.  It is supposed thafc she jumped into  the river. ^^^^  Fund Increasing.  London, The Mansion House fund  for the relief of fche victims of tU��  Ottawa fire has reached. $50,000.   - THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON B. C MONDAY,  High   Qla<S3  in this week from a leading Eastern Manufacturer.  Something- altogether out of the common. See them.  Cordell Blouses, Tucked Blouses in black satin, black  with white fronts, black tafetta ; Colors: White, Pink,  Mauve, Blue and Red. We consider these Blouses  the best values, and most stylish showing in Nelson.  Do not delay in securing one while we have your size.  S "AN I >AttD 1 'ATTNItNS  KEPT IN STOCK.  Madden Block, Baker Street  The Very Best Suits  Tnere is no store where good  clothing can  be  bought  to  better  advantage than here  For Men, Boys, and Children  A most beautiful collection in plain and. fancy worsteds, in  neat checks, stripes, clays and serges made in single and double  breasted sack style.  A big assortment of hats, shoes, ties, shirts, underwear,  hosiery, etc.  .Prices the lowest.  BROWN    &   CO.   Hall Block, 269 Baker St.  ?&_&_&'tkZi<^_<A.&i^_\��L  ���e_i'e-i'e_.^&'^'t=>'  0  W  % We have sold 75 per cent of all the  Aft Portland Cement  "Si"  e3-t=>\  m  W  M  Fire Brick and ��  _-.      ~_ w  Fire Clay ������'���-'���'$  _     Used in Kootenay. ��  We also handle ^v.  Steel Mining Rails, f  Blacksmith's Goal, Sewer Pipe, Etc.  H. J.  EVANS  NELSON, B. C.  & CO.  5>-c--e_i^__i'c=>- (=)���(_?-c=i'-p3-cz>',  'G>.C2.C=>.C_>.C  xB  M  .(7Z).C  .(g>.<g.&.__  '��=>'��_>',  m  m  m  Young  Ivl cLfl* ��� ���  *3.  1$  Thio men who are endeavoring to  create the impression, that premier  Martin has beeu endorsed by the  labor interests of Vancouver, either  have no knowledge of the situation  iu Vancouver, or they wilfully misrepresent the facts. Premier  Martin has a full ticket, four in the  Held, in Vancouver, but against  these Martinites the Vancouver  trades and labor uuions have nominated two candidates. The head of  the Vancouver labor ticket is Fred  Williams, a journeyman tailor, avIio  has served as financial secretary of  the Trades and Labor Council, and  the other member is J. Dixon,  president of the Trades aud Labor  Council. These two labor candidates Avere the choice of a monster  convention, at Avhich 103 delegates  Avere present, and over which Ralph  Smith, the recognized leader of the  labor party in the province, presided. It Avill thus be seen, that in  Vancouver the labor party is making a common fight Avith the  Provincial Party against the "Wilson  Conservatives and the followers of  Joseph Martin.  D. M. Eherts, who filled the position of attorney-general in J. H.  Martiu's  cabinet, is  outspoken in  his opposition   to   the   eight-hour  law.    In addressing the electors of  Kamloops   the   other evening  ex-  attorney-general Eberts said that  while an eight-hour day might be a  good day's  work, there  should  be  no law to prevent a man from contracting  for  ten  hours' work  per  day.    This makes it very clear that  ex-attorney-general   Eberts   is   in  favor of the principle of the eight-  hour law, but is opposed  to the  penalty   clause.     The only  difference   between  ex-attorney-general  Eberts and the Conservative and  Independent   candidates   throughout  the province is that the ex-  attorney-general has sufficient courage to state his opposition to the  laAV, Avhile the others have not. ,  MAY  21   1900  &2"<^ ��� ^* *^>; ^ ��� w. ��� ^, -^ ��� ^ -^^ >**, .SJN^.^J.^ i^.^. '^>''00'^0 ���55i-^ ^00-__^ t^__$_% -00-00 J^r^fe ^S*'*2_*^0^_yk  t_~ *��R  w  Xit  xit  Xii  Xit  Xit  Xit  Xii  Xit  Xit  Xit  Xit  36   Baker  Street  Xii  Annual Spring Sale House Furnishings, Carpets, Oilcloths,  Linoleums, Window Shades, Lace Curtains, Portieres, Poles  Noav is the time for JSpring House Cleaning and replenishing neAV for old.  We will offer special reduction in this department for the next ten days.  Xit  xli  Tapestry Carpet from . . 50c  Brussels Carpet from . . $1.20  Axminster Carpet from . $1.25  English-Wilton from, ���...-.. $1.50  Ingrain Carpet from   .    .        ,50c  up  up  up  UP  up  Floor Oilcloth from  Window Shades from  Curtain Poles from  Lace Curtains from  25c  40c  40c  75c  Art Rugs and Squares at all prices  up  up  up  up  xti  xti  iti  iti  iti  All Carpets sewed and hid free of charge  it)  Xii  Xit  Xit  xit  xit  Xit  xit  Xit  Xit  Xii  Xit  Xit  Xli  Xit  xli  We do not want you to get the impression that  our Ties are loud enough to talk, but the fact  remains,that their values speak for themselves,  and we would advise you to drop in,and"listen  to tlieir special whisper on Monday, when the  following prices will tell the story:  W  m  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY.  INCORPORATED t670.  BePbyS (flowing ends)  Regular price 65c,  Saturday    "   40c.  Lombards    -  Kerchiefs -   -  Knots   -   -   -  Meek Scarfs  Bows    -   -   -  price 40c,  Regular  Saturday    "   30c  Regular price 35c,  .Saturday   ,*'   25c.  Regular price 50c,  Saturday    "   35c.  Regular price 50c,  Saturday    "   45c.  Regular price 30c,  Saturday    "   20c.  m  Special prices Ladies Neckwear. Stock Collars, with  flowing ends, regular price 75c and 85c, Saturday price 45c. Regular 35c, 40c and 50c Collars  at 30c on Saturday.  ItoiiRRT Macpherson, the  Vancouver   labor    representative  Avho  deserted the labor party for a place  upon the Martin ticket in  Vancouver, is having a most uncomfortable time now.    Js'o self-respecting  men like a turn-coat, and the result  is that from being a respected labor  representative, Robert Macpherson  has  become tan object of ridicule  and contempt among the very men  whom    he    formerly   represented.  The other evening   iu Vancouver.  Mr. Macpherson attempted to address a meeting  of wage earners,  when several demanded that  the  speaker explain Avhy he had turned  his coat.   In response to this Mr.  Macpherson gave the following explanation, Avhich is worth preserving:    "I  am  supporting principles,  " not men.    I would nofc support  " the   Provincial   Party   platform,  ""but-1- can-support" Hon. "Joseph"  " Martin's platform.    I  told them  " at the convention that I had dif-  " fered  from  lion.  Mr. Martin on  ���' many questions, and only on one  " condition would 1 alloAV myself to  " be  nominated as his   supporter,  " that was that   J.  C. Bro%vii be  " in the cabinet, so that there could  " be one man there, an  honest man  " whom 1 could respect and trust  " and have confidence in."  in at Rossland by the city authorities to protect the mines at Rossland, so it; was said at the time.  The Martinites like to make assertions, but facts are distasteful.  Alex Stewart  Room 3, Turner & Boech Block.  NELSON.  Palace WJeat IVJar^et  Headquarters  for all kinds of  Fresh and Cured Meats.  Mines  Real Estate  Insurance  Loans  Notary Public and Conveyancer.  Rents Collected on Commission.  S200 cash for lot on CarfeonaU' stieet.  SSTGO will buy i lots und residence llMincaddif ion  ��1000(eat,y (enns) will buylilic corner on Bakei  >-trccfc, good Iiolel site.  StOWMeasy teuns) will buj fine coinor on Vernon  street, good Iiotel site.  $12W (cm,\  terms) -will buy lol on Baker street  near Sheibiook house.  Sf.'iO (h.ilf cash) will buy .1 lots in llogu&tou n.  &'?,50 to ��.>7o apiece foi choice lots on Cfubon.ito  ������heel. i  ?2."? per month will icnt 8-)oomrd house, inuup  '���hate possession.  $8.'A part ciili. vull buj house and lol on Robson  slieel near Stanley street.  Ward Bros.  ,  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  A feature will bo mode of the poultry and  game trade. They will always bo. ou hand during their season.  J. L.  PORTER, Prop.  109 Josephino St., between Baker and Vernon.  Telephone 159.  -A..   .EIETST'IEA.JX  Contracting Painters, Decorators, Paperhangcrs.  Full line of wall paper, mouldings, etc,   Kalso-  imrung and Tinting.   Strictly llrst-class  work.  Estimates furnished;   Residence Mill Street,   VPTCnV   13   f  Opposite School Houso   ����iiOUI<(, i5. \j.  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  We  have  just  opened a  nice assortment  of  Childrens' Underwear.  m  A CAMPAHiN canard that is industriously circulated by the adherents  of premier Martin is  to the effect  that the   Semlin   government   allowed fepecial police to be sworn in  to intimidate miners who  refused  to work for tho three-dollar-a-day  scale offered  by  the  mine owners'  association.    The first special police  sworn in were those that were sent  on June 2nd, 1899, from  Nelson to  Ymir   on   a   special    train.    They  were not sworn in until doputy-  attorney-general   McLean ,#ave   a  justice of the peace at Nelson  permission to  do so.    Joseph Martin  was then attorney-general  of the  province, and -was directly  responsible for the acts of his deputy.   No  other special constables were sworn  in until January of this year, when  two were  reported to have   been  .sworn  in at Slocan City or  New  Denver to protect the Payne mine.  Later on special police were sworn  Bogustown)   Fairview  Addition.  A. R. SHERWOOD  REAL ESTATE  INSURANCE AND  GENERAL AGENT  W. Starmer Srqith & Go.  PAPER HANGER, GLAZIER,  PAINTER, ETC.  CHIMNEY SWEEPING  Office Ward Street) Opposite Opeia Honse  Fruit and Ornamental Trees  Rhododendrons, Roses, Fancy Evergreens  MagnoUs, Bulbs, now crop tested seeds, for spring  planting. Largest and most complete stock in  Western Canada. Call and make your selections  or send for catalogue. Address at tho nursery  grounds and greenhouse.  M. J. HENRY.  SiVW Westminster Road. Vancouver. R. C.  StJOSEPH'S SCHOOL  NELSQX, B. C.  A boarding and day school conducted by the  Sisters of St. Joaepb of Pt-ace. Ifc ib situated at  the corner of Mill and Josephine streets in one of  the best residential portions of Nelson, and is  easily accessible from all parts of the City.  The course of study includes tho fundamental  and higher branches of thorough English education:    Business   course���bookkeeping,   stenog  raphy and typewriting.         vocal and instrumental, drawing, etc.  First door west  of Bank of British  Columbia building.  Baker Street  Charles D. J. Christie  GENERAL BROKER  4 doors wcf>t of Dominion Expres�� ofllce,  F. O. Box 623.  Phones: Office W, Houso 152  FOU RENT  Three, f.ix nnd loren room hou��os  KOU SALE AT A RARGAfN  .") room Iiotiho find 2 lots s  8 room house, fin nished, and 2corner lots  Also hc\ oral good lots.  INSURANCE.  LOANS.  GENERAL BROKER  Thrco dwelling houses for sale on easy term?.  One lot  on   Stanley  btreet, opposite Royal  hotel, for sale at a bargain.  Ono scvon-roomed house and one three-room  house for rent. *  ANNABLE  Science course���music;  . drawing, etc*  Plain art  and needlework, etc.  For terms and particulars apply to the Sister  Superior.  BLACKSMITH ING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing promptly attended to by a  first-class -wheelwright.  Special attention {riven to all kinds of repair,  big and custom work from outside potato.  Shop:   Hall St., between Baker aad Vornon  ER Whalley, JlR  NOTARY.PUBLIC  Saw&  l/|Hter 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 t(ali ai)d Front Streets  Factory Hall Street Crossing C. P. R. Track  Mills Hall Street Wharf  ���^Si'S'^'^'&'fe'^'&'^'S'ag'S _*'<__'-_*-l_*-i__\-0.0-0-0.0.0-~'  I Bargains in Jewelry  ai  m  m  For the next two weeks we will  offer at sacrifice  Kooteaay Steal laundry  BLOMBERC & SWEDBEIJC  MtOI1iIE-!OBS  The only steam laundry in Nelson employing union labor  A. L.ARSON, Manager  Onice with C. W. West & Co., comer Hall nml  linker hlrccLfi.      . . .  City office of tho Nolson Sodawater Factory. *  Corporation of the Cijy-'of Nelson  COUET   OF   REVISION,  Notico i.s hereby given -that (ho Court of Revision of the City of Nelson, for "the purpose of  hearing till complaints against the assessment  - for the year liXXt will be held in tho city hall, Nelson, on Moiulay.-Muno 4th. 1900, at 10 ooloek aim.  ,     - .    XV, K. WASSON.  ;��� Acting Clerk.,  Nel��on. May 1st, ,1900,  Nelson -.Ice. Company  WitOMSSALE AND RETAIL DEALERS' IN  General agents for Mirror Lako Ice Company.  Tee delivered in any part-of'the eity. Office at  Grand Central Hotel, 'Vernon and Ward 6troets  Phono 118.   P.O. box 139.  fix  fix  m  m  m  m  prices w|   the jstqck_of silverware, cut gI^^vare_aad_novelties_Av]iicli_/f1ii_  Ave purchased from the Canada Drug & Book Company, 'f?   ,������ m  ���V  T. H. BROWN  178 Baker  Street  Opposite the Lawrence Hardware Building,  m  m  91  m  m  ay  0.0,0.0.0,0.  Wholesale and Retail  Head Qjffice at-,  NELSON, B.  C.  S  Markets at Nelson, Rossland, Trail, Kaslo, Ymir, Sandon; Silverton, New  Denver, Kevelstoke, Ferguson, Griind Forks, Greenwood, Cascade Cifcy, Midway, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  LAND NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given, that, after one tnonth I  will make application to the Chief Commissioner  of Ijands and Works to puicliaso one hundred  and nixty acres of land, in the District of West  Kootonay, in the Province of British Columbia,  situated on the west side of Kootenay lake, on  Boulder creek, about two miles, som h of Balfour,'  Commencing atlnitial Post marked "John Burk,  N: K. Corner," thence west sixty-four chains,  thence south twenly-ilve chains, thence east  sixty-four chains, thence north twonty-ftvochains  to Uic Initial Post,  JOHN BWRK.  Dated at Nelson this Vth daj of April, 1800.  AH, KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson �����   C.  TRAVES,  MaXkBgeV  OEDBSS B�� HAJJj R3SCEJYK CAREFUL AND FEOMPT ATSSWJJON. THE TRTBUBE:  NELSON B.C., MONDAY, MAY 21, 1900  BANK OPJIONTBEAL  CAPITAL, all paid up..$12,000,000  BEST     6.000,000  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  linn. George A. Druminond Vice-President  K. S. Clous ton General Manager  NKLSON' BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenay Streets.  *   Ilranchcs in London' (England) New York,  Chicago, and all the principal cities in Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling  Exchange and Cable  Transfers,  (���runt   Commercial   and   Travelers'   Credits,  ty p  1, C  Drafts issued, Collections Mado, Etc.  THE BANK OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and  Letters of Credit on Skaguay, U. S.,  Atlin, B. C, and Dawson Oity, N.W. T.  Imperial Bank of Canada  HEAD   OFFICE, TORONTO.  Capital Authorized  Capital Paid up  Rest  $2,500,000  $2,391,863  $1,554,710  Savings Bank Branch  cukui:nt itATi: ok interest paid.  ROBERTS' CREAT STRATECY  '.Movements Described.  New Yohk, May 20.���In his London cable letter to the Tribune,  Isaac Ford predicts tho annexation  of the Free State by proclamation  of lord Roberts upon the Queen's  Jiirthday, May 24, and discusses in  it at sonio length the strategy of  11 lat commander.    11 e says:  "The   apathy   wibh   which   the  development of lord Roberts' campaign   has   been   followed  by  the  Knglish  public   contrasts  strongly  u ith the carnival scenes of rejoicing  witnessed last night in the streets  of Londor, when the tidings of the  relief of Mafeking were announced.  The explanation lies in tho fact that  Uritish   strategy   appeals   to   the  judgment only, but the rescue of an  heroic  garrison   by   a   mysterious  lelief column, whose  leader  is  not  known,   touches   the    imagination  n nd lights it up.    Roberts' strategy  i��  recognized as  suitable   for  tho  emergency; the defence of Mafeking  i-> a feat of arms whicli  appeals  to  n itional  pride, and  it  is  matched  hy   the   brilliant   conduct   of the  small relief expedition-, starting nobody knows where, but coming out  in  the nick of time  at  the right  place, when  Baden-Powell  had  repulsed the final attack.  ���'Englishmen have a i ight to  be  proud of these two exploits, which  " are as stirring as  anything in the  history of the empire.  "There has been nothing finer,in  __ tLc military annals of the century  " than the precision with which lord  iioberts     has     calculated    forces,  adapted means to ends and carried  ili to'practice the scientific principles  ��.f the dynamics  of   war.    The relief column was not too large to be.  mobile, yet strong enough to do its  , wjrkwell.  It started iil< the  right  in anient,    when   the    Boer    commandoes    could    not   be    massed  against it, and it arrived at the appointed time.    The clearance of the  Ki ee State and the advance towards  1 lie Vaal have been  ordered  with  equal certainty of   judgment, and  the strategy was even more scientific  tlrin the opening of Roberts'  campaign in the direction of Kimberley  and Bloemfontein.  "The manoeuvres and operations  row in progress aie leading almost  inevitably to th& speedy annexa-  lion of the Free State. It is believed in influential circles that lord  Roberts intends to issue a proclamation on the queen's birthday,  _and_that _the_ movcments_of _the  next few days will be conducted  with that end in view. When  Rethlehem and Heilbron are oeeu-  p:ed the conquest of the Free State  will be completed, and a proclamation of annexation will be a convenient substitute for a convention  or treaty of peace. With Methuen  ���it lEoopstadVBroadwood at Lindley, aud Rundle marching eastward  fiom the Winburg-Ladybrand line,  ihere is cumulative evidence of  Huberts' plans for the observance of  11ic^queen's birthday in a manner  as unique as his method of celebrating Majuba day."  REBUILDING   OF   SANDQBT.  Sandon P.ij streak.  In an interview on the subject of  t lie new streeb, J. M. LEarns said  yesterday thab he was willing to  consider any reasonable proposition  t o wliich the other property holders  would be agreeable. He saw no  great difficulties in the way and believed that a CO-foob sbreeb on the  lines of the new survey could be  accomplished. Outside of Himself  and Sproat there were only eight  property holders along the hillside  of Reeo avenqc. Tho holders along  tho othei side of the street would  nob be materially affected as bhe re-  survey would simply move their lots  back from the flume 50 feet and give  them the same area on Reco avenue.  His own lots from theIJroddy block  to the lower end of the town would  be made practically valueless by  the change and it was from these  Jots that he derived the greatest  part of his ground rent revenue.  J fe was ready and willing1 to sacrifice this property and depend for a  partial reimbursement on the enhanced value which the street  would give to the property he held  in the area between the ilume and  the C. P. R. This, he considered,  would not be by any means an adequate return for the values he  would lose by the change, but he  was willing to make the sacrifice in  order that the townsite would be  possible to get insurance aud thereby safeguard future investments in  buildings and future leases of land.  D. R. Wilkie, Goneral Manager.  E. Hay. Inspecter.  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker Street  J. M. LAY, Manager.  AMERICA   IS   ANTI-BRITISH.  M. Blouet, (Max O'Rell) is now in  London, taking a rest after a breakdown following on his American  tour, says a London dispatch.  Jn conversation wibh a reporter  he said : ''You ask me, does America really sympathize with the  Boers ? Now, you wanb me bo bell  you bhe brubh, and nob to say pleas-  anb things merely because they are  pleasant? Then I reply. Absolutely!  wherever I went in America, outside the 'smart set' in New York, I  found opinion strongly opposed to  you.  "A public lecturer has, perhaps,  unusual opportunities for discovering what people really think. In  my lecture on John Bull, the same  lecture, by the way, which I have  continually delivered in this country���I illustrated my points by reference to tho Boer war. ��� I pointed  out thab John Bull's little foible is  self-sufficiency, and his willingness  to take on the whole world in a  fight, if it wished. Then I went on  to describe the beautiful trait in  his character���his utter lack of suspicion. I showed how he allowed  the Afrikander bund, an organization wholly opposed to British dominion, to develop undisturbed in  his own colony.  "When I spoke of the natural  sympathy all people feel for a little  nation fighting a great power, I  was ahvays cheered, but when I  went on to say that such sympathy  did nob alter,the fact, that a Boer  triumph would put South Africa,  back a hundred years, I was always  hissed���always.  "In short my experience was thafc  outside of a small set in the eastern  states, and apart from some New  York and Boston newspapers, the  whole trend of opinion is hostile to  England. A glance ab the caricatures which fill the American papers  SLOGAN, J3I DING  To the Klectois of the Slocan Riding:  (Jen-i u'Mr.v���With the dissolution of the legis-  lalive .issoniblv, tho duty iifjain devolves upon  the cloetoi _ o�� the Slocan riding to uhoone a member to loprcsont them in the proiincial legis-  liil ure. >  Il is my intention to become a candidate at the  foilhroimrtg election and with full confidence in  the lcsult 1 again lcspcctfully solicit the suffrages of this electors of the li'hng.  While I junypoint uithpiudouable satisfaction  to the manner in vhich I have toiiscrvcd the m-  teiestsot the tiding and sought to meet local requirements <o taraspiaUieab'c, 1 have earnestly  oiidcuvoicd to forvwudlcgislation in tho interests  of the whole province, and such as would tend  toward its development.  Constant in attendance at the sessions of the  legislature. I hn\ e been wtitchful that no vote of  mine should be wanting for any measure bene-  ( io my loustituents, or the proWnee ns a  whole: nor have 1 been neglectful of the interest s_of the wugoeurnoi, but hate, in_some de-_  given! least, been instrumental in placing their  fair demands uniongst the principle1* to be advocated by, i gi cat political party. Lt is well perhaps that t should bnctly state .some of thcpuit-  cfplo which I h.ix e mix ocated and shall continue  to advocate until they aie incorporated in pioxin*  ctal legislation.  (I) 1 .mi in favor of an equitable rfdistiibution  of the seat*; in tho legisluthe assembly, based  generally upon popul.ition, but with due regard  to the lnloiestK and cueunistaiiecs of outlying  unit spaivloy set tied districts,  (���_')   1 shall ad vouite the  should be enough' to convince any  one of this.  "And," added Max O'Rell, "as for  an Anglo-American alliance, let me  tell you that it would instantly kill  the American government who  would propose or sanction it. The  mass of American people are dead  against it.  "Nothing amuses me more than  to see Americans making money in  England by having the Stars and  Stripes and the Union Jack waving together! How those Americans must laugh in their sleeves as  bhey couub bhe house during bhe  performance."  Free Staters Surrendering.  London, May 20.���11;55 p.m.���  The following is bhe bext of lord  Roberbs' dispabch: "Kroonstadt,  May 20.���3 p.m.���No official intimation has yet been received, but  Renter states thab the relief of  Mafeking has been effected. Rundle  reports having occupied Bresler's  flat, Trommel and Clocolan, the  enemy falliug back on Senokal and  Ficksburg. Fifty rifles and three  thousand rounds of ammunition  were surrendered by the Free  Staters to a battalion of yeomanry  working along the telegraph line  from Boshof to Bloemfontein. - A  field cornet and 86 burghers surrendered at Boshof yesterday.  While at Hoopstadt, Methuen secured 250 rifles and between 400,000  aud 500,000 rounds.  Trouble in Kumassi.  New York, May 20.���The Tribune has the following London  cable in regard to the situation of  the Gold Coast. Apart from South  Africa-the only cloud in the sky is  over Kumassi, where the governor  of the Gold coast is still shut up by  rebellious tribes and may be forced  to cut his way out to seaboard, if  he has not received tidings that  three columns are -moving to his  relief.  The Boer Delegates.  Washington, May, 19.-���The credentials of the Boer delegates now  in Washington will be submitted  to the secretary of state on Monday  next. Colonel O'Beirue, secretary  of the delegation, called at the state  department ,this morning and arranged with secretary Eay that the  Boer credentials should be submitted in advance of the presenta-  Fishing Season of 1900  We are selling the fishing tackle which entices  the fish. We have the  most complete line of flies  and trolling baits.  See our fishing rod complete with line, leader,  ~reelt and'flies ~for~$5.  tion of the gentlemen themselves.  They will be submitted for the  careful examination of the department, which does not at present  know anything of their character.  League Games.  Buffalo 17, Chicago 14.  Syracuse 3, Providence 2.  Rochester 0, Springfield 7.  Detroit 10, Minneapolis 0.  Chicago 6, Pittsburg 3.  Cincinnati 5, Brooklyn 4.  St. Louis 9, New York 5.  Milwaukee 8, Indianapolis 11.  Dewet Will Surrender.  London, May 20.���A special dispatch from Kroonstadt says that  general Dewet has sent word that  he is prepared to surrender conditionally with his entire commando.        No Official News Yet.  London, May 20.-11:55 p.m.���  The war office has announced that  lord Roberts has not yet received  official information of the relief of  Mafeking.  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  Bough and  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds.  IF WHAT YOU WANT IS NOT I!* STOCK  WK WILL MAKE IT FOR VOU  CALL AND GET PRICES.  J. A. Sayward  HAI.L AND LAKE STREETS, NELSON  Under the immediate patronage of tlieir Excellencies the Governor-General and Countess  of Minto.  FOR THE CANADIAN PATRIOTIC  FUND  HEROES OF THE HOUR  LORD ROBERTS GENERAL BULLER  CANADA'S BRAVE SONS  On the perfect moving pictures of the  BIOGRAPH  War scenes in South Africa.  Parades and departure of Canadian contingents.  All the great generals and crack  regiments of the British army.  Her majesty tne queen saying  good bye to the household troops.  H. R. H. the Prince of Wales.  The world famed views of Pope  Leo XIII.  Through the Rockies on a C. P,  R. engine.  All the great events and personages of the day.  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  J.  Successors to  A. DEWAR & CO.  MR. OWEN A. SMILY  Canada's greatest elocutionist and humorist at  Nelson Opera  House  MONDAY  TUESDAY . ���  WEDNESDAY '  and THURSDAY    ,   ���  May 21st," 22nd. 23rd, and 24th,  (Queen's Birthday)  Reserved seats 50c, admission 35c  Plan now open at the usual place.  Doors open at 7:15 p. m., performance at 8:30.  the gov ernment ownership  of railuajs and other public franchises so far as  ta.iy he piiu-uciiblc, aiul a. general enactment  !)}��� which Liniipanics desiring lo construct raii-  wuj's may lie incorporated without special legislation, and that railways hotiused bv* the province may ho under government control as to  their rates and subject to purchase at go\ eminent option.  (lit I shall do all in my power to iis-ist and support tho advancement and development of iho  mining inteicsts of She jnovinte. Upon which its  piospotily is hO materia!)} dependent,  v It) Ihu!it'\ein the principle of the eight-hour  law and *hal! permit no interference with tho  law as it stands, and hhall insist upon the retention of the penalty i Iittiso.  Gil I than ndx oealo a liberal oxpenditure upou  trunk roads and nails in the various districts of  (ho province, believing that upon such expenditure the development of the vast resources of  tho country maleriallj depends.  (ti) I shall advocate, and if elected nssist in,  the enactment of laws for the proper luliiistnicnt  ol disputes between labor and capital, by it, well  digested and equitably .uranged hj-ctein of com  pulsoiy urbitnition.  (7) if believe that Asiatic and olhcr cheap  labor n detrimental to the best interests, of JJrit-  ish Columbia. I shall therefore advocate its re-  strk tion so far suit max be intra \ ires of pro\ in-  cia! legislation, and shall assist in bringing such  income lo bear upon the federal gox eminent as  may induce government to assist m tho  woik. mid will most emphatically insi,t(hnt no  Mich class of labor shall ho employed upon any  public vvoiks undertaken by the piovince or upon  Mich��������otkhas arcHubsidi/od by, or many way  subject to the control of the government.  (8) I believe sjstem of the  piovimo .may be i.utouaUy impro\ed and shall  give in} heartiest uwstahec in bringing it to the  highest state of efficiency by the csldblislinienlof  noiinal schools and othefinsLiiinieutalitiesfthat  may lend to the accomplishment of that obtcct.  (U) I shall also advocate and assist in tiie de-  "i elopmchc of the agricultural resources of the  pio\ iwc.  (10) I belles e that the moneys of the province  should be expended upon somebroad anugeneral  system which would ensure the greatest amount  of benefit from such expenditure. In this ridinK  I have endeavored to inaugurate such a.sjstem  bj h.iv mpr llie work upon roads and trails placed  under a i ('sponsible head, so that the appropriation, necessarily inadequate under existing cir-  < umstaiii os, might be hcnetlcmlly und economical!} expended. Yours icspcctfully,  R. F. GREEN.  Kaslo, H. C��� Nn._ 10th, WOO,  Canada Drag & Book Go.  NKLSON  Stylish Checks.  Having Purchased  the  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  gfet a share of the general  trade. I am now prepared  to show the latest styles in  all lines of spring goods. A  special line on hand at $25  per suit. All other lines at  low rates. None but Union  labor employed.  Neelands' Building, Baker Street.  FRKD J. SQUIRE, Manager.  ?  Hard Coal  Anthracite  GREAT REDUCTION  DELIVERED  TKLBPHOKX  33  Young men who study  the styles at all will tell  you it is a toss between  blue serges and decided  checks for first place this  season.  The new styles are very  strong on checks, and the  young chaps that cannot  be perfectly suited in these  goods are few indeed.  Those who do not favor*  checks will find my range  of summer serges the most  complete in the city.  H. M. VINCENT  Baker* Street,  CLKANINtf  AND  RKPAIUIXG  YOUH OWN GOOJD3 MATH. UP  OLD CLOTHES MAMS GOOD jVS NEW  ARTHUR GEE  Opposite Clarke Hotel, MKRCHAIg% TAILOR ,  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in  "StocH-  We carry a complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  Porto Rico LumberCo. Ltd.  Contractors and Builders  WILL DO WELL TO  Buy Their Lumber  AT  G. 0. Buchanan's  A large stock of ttrat-clasa dry material on  hand, also a full line ot sash, doors, mouldings,  turned work, etc.  Factory Work a Specialty  Yard 1  Foot of Hendryx street), Nelson  Telephone. 81    Jq\\_\   RiiBj   AgBflt  moyie~1lots  FOR   SALE.  Lot  Lot  Lot  Lot  Block 1  Block 5  Block 6  Block 7  I Cash Offer  For  All Four  ADDRESS  W. F. Teetzel, Nelson.  J. M. LUDWIG  Mnnufticttiiers of .md  tloiiluis 111 irnriicss. Puck  nnd Stw.k Saddlcw, Apara-  joci. Collars, lliidlcs utirt  Whip",.  Nelson Harness Shop  Hal! Streot, Xelson.  Notice of Application for a  Certill-       _eate_of-Improvements.  JiKOitr.N Iliti. MiNMtAi f;.Ai.M. snuiims 'iirK  Ai.vhwoiti-ii IWivino lm'iMos or \\'j:m  Koturs.w  iJiitmo, ami i<h.a'h.i> adou'I  l\Wl MIIJvs hOL'UIWKsl   111"   .VJNSWORI'SI. A��-  JOIMM. 'HtlJAltKAVWi, l'vni:i> \NI) Unio.n  1Iini:ic\i  TuUe notice tlmt t, I!. K. Youdk, (iictmg ns  ��}?unt for K. .1. ItoborU, free nuiior'n eertilifiitc  spei ml No. I18I, unit Anna C1. Iliickluj, free  imiiur'sci'tUllcntc No. H. lKi'17) frou minor's ccr  (ulcatu No. ll llljlli, nitemt. >.i\ty diijs from tlio  date hoiuof, luii|*|ily lo tho tiiiniiif; rceonlor for  .1 ceilltlcilo of until ow'iucuH fur llio ptn pose o  (iliUiininir .1 irouti want of tlio ,ibo\o claim.  Ami fmtlici Iiiku notice ��u tion. undor sou  tion .'t7. imisL 1)0 commenced bufoic tlio issuancu  of hiicli wi tifle.ilo of improvements.  ILitcd thj-21tlidiij of April. A.!"��., l'tnii.  It. K. YOl'NIS. IM..S.  LAND  NOTICE.  Notice-is licioliygtven that after ono montli I  will miikeii)f|i]iciiti(m lotlte Chief Commissioner  or Lands nnd Wmksto puieluiMj forty actes of  land In the <lMii(t of Wi ��l Kootenay in (lie  provinco of Hiitish Columbia, tiitiiatcd on the  castside of Kootonay lake, buiucuil Loekhart  and LafiiinCe oiceks as follows: ('oiniiiuncitijf  at a ruM on llie bench inai ked "Initial Post John  l^iidlaw's N. W. Corner," thurcu southerly alonjj  tiie lake iifi chains, theme easterly 20 chains,  Uionnc northerly 'Jo clums, fhenoo "westerly 20  ohaniH to the pl.ico of boBiimiiiK.  JOHN LAtPLAW.  Dated at N'elHon, B. C, this 3rd day of  1100.  April,  Kootenay   Ooifee   Co.  NELSON, B. C.  Coffee toasters and dealers In Tea and Coffee.  Offer tro'oh roasted coffoo of best) quality as  follows:  Java and Arabian Macha, por pound $   40  Java and Mocha Blond, 3 pounds  1 00  Fine Santos, i pounds  1 00  Santos Blend, 5 pounds  100  Our Special Blond, 6 pounds  1 00  Our Rio Roast, 6 pounds...,  1 00  A trial ordor solicited.   Saleroom 2 doors east  of Oddfellows block. Went Baker street.  EY TO LOAN  AT 7 PER CENT  BUSINESS PROPERTY  ON  Apply G. L. LENNOX, Solictor, Nelson B, C  NOTICE   OF   MEETING.  Tho Nelson plumbers, Kan und steam fillers'  union meets e\ory second and fourth Friday at  UieMUiew'UnloiilmllaUPjiu.  11. WKKK8, KccrcUry pro tern.  AMERICAN  AND  EUROPEAN  PLANS  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON  B.C.  MEALS  25  CENTS  ROOMS LIGHTKD 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.  Large comfortable bedrooms and  flrst-daas  dining-room. Sample rooms for oommerclal men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  rVJrs. E. 0. Clarke, Prop.  LATE OF THE ROYAL HOTEL, CALGARY  DID   YOU   SEE  Curran's New  FRESH  lOe  Schooners  COOL  TRY   ONE;   OH,   MY!  The only Good   Beer in  Nelson  CLUB HOTEL  tyadden House  Baker and Ward  Streets, Nelson  Tho only hotel In Nelson that has remained  under one management since 1890.  The bed-rooms are wen furnished and lighted  by electricity.  The bar is always stooked by the best dom e-  tio and Imported liquors and oigars.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  B. G. HOTEL   erie, b. c.  First-clas3 In every respect. Choicest wines,  liquors and cigars. Every comfort for transient  and resident guests,  '. HEADQUARTERS FOR UNION MEN.  JOSEPH CAMPBELL, Proprietor.  /prJgeTttcdaL^ateldsjfeupc^  SI^ffllJu/iTvr  Vernon Street, Nelson.  SMQ_KE  ROYAL SEAL  AND  KOOTENAY BELLE   CIGARS"   UNION MADE  Kootenay Gigar Mfg. Oo.  NKLSON, ItKITIBH COLUMBIA  R. REISTERER & CO"  BJtKWERS AAD BOTTLKHa OF  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER   .  Prompt and regular  idelhery to tho trade  Brewery at Nelson  ine  esson  SHOISE WINES PM LIQUORS  Special attention given to family trade  Nelson. B. C. MANAGER  Portland, Oregon, PosiofSca Box 464  Holders of Hall Jlines, Limited,  stock, either preferred or common,  will pletiso communicate with me,  as f am instructed to buy up same  iu nny quantities. Wire me at my  expense, O, M. Rosendale, 1". O.  box' 101, Portland, Oregon.  owers arjd   Plarjts  "uliiw ��K' foot hiRli. .VNi ro-sen, pot frrower in  20 viiriefio<. A choice collection ot house nnd  bedding plnntH. TliottMindt. to nelrt-t from. Cut  lloisors and dc"iK��h. Iimporlton tuvitotS. Tho  Nolson (liccn House, Front street, two blocks  cast of wharf. I>. McCUKATIL  Order." bj mail promptly filled.  CRATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  rnHORPK & CO., LIMITED.���Corner Vernon  *��� and Cedar streets, Nelson, manufacturers  of and wholesale dealers in aerated waters and  fruit syrups. Sole agents for Halcyon Springs  mineral water.  Telephone 60.  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  WF. TEETZEL & CO.-Corner Baker and  ��� Josephine streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in asaiyera supplies. Agents for Denver  Fire Clay Co. of Denver, Colorado.  CIGARS.  KOOTENAY CIGAR MANUFACTURING  CO.���Corner Baker and Hall streets. Nelson, manufacturers of "Royal Seal" and "Koote-  nay Belle" brands of cigars. '    COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  XT J. EVANS & CO.-Baker street," Nelson.  *-*����� wholesale dealers in liquors, cigars,  cement, fire brick and Are clay, water pipe.and  steel rails, and genoral commission merchants.  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY & CONSTRUCTION COM PA N Y-WholcsMe doalers in telephones, annunciator-., bells, batteries,  tKturcs, etc., Houston block, Nelson.  FLOUR AND FEED.  BRACKMAN-KER MILLING COMPANY  ���Oeieals Klour, Grain, Hay. Straight or  mixed cars shipped to all Kootenay Points.  Grain eleuUoi sat all principal points on Calgarr-  Edrnonton lt. H. Mills at Victoria, New West-  lninstcr. and Edmonton, Alberta.   TAYLOR FEED & PRODUCE CO.-Baker  street. Nelson (George V. Motion's old  stand), Flour. Peed, Oram, Hay and Produce.  Car lots a specialty. Coi respondencc solicited.  Phone 28.   FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  P    BURNS &   CO.���Baker   street.   Nelson,  ���   wholesale dealers in fresh and cured meats.  Cold storage.  GROCERIES.  A MACDONALD & CO.-Corner Front and  ��� Hall streets, wholesale grocers and  jobbers in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  mackinaws and miners' sundries,  KOOTENAY SUPPLY   COMPANY,   LIMITED���Vernon   street, Nelson,   wholesalo  grocers.  fOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front street, Nel-  "   son, -wholesalo grocers.  "Ci  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.'s  bacon, hams, lard and other products.  JY. URIFFIN & CO.-Front street. Nelson,  ���   wholesale   dealers   in   provisions,   oured  meats, butter and oggs.   HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  H BYERS & CO.-Corner Baker and Josephine  ��� streets, Nelson, wholesalo dealors in hardware and mining supplies. Agents for Giant  Powder Co.   LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY-  Baker St., Nelson, wholesalo dealers in  hardware and mining supplies, and water and  plumbers' supplies.   VANCOUVER HARDWARE COMPANY  LIMITED���Bakor street. Nelson, wholesale  dealers in hard ware and mining supplies, plumbers and tinsmiths' supplies. Agnnts Ontario  Works.   LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  rpURNKR, BEETON & CO.���Cornor Vernon  J- and Josephine streets. Nelson, wholesale  dealers in liquors, cigars and dry goods. Agents  for Pabst Brewing Co. of Milwaukee and Cal-  gary Brewing Go. of Calgary.   PAINTS   AND   OILS.  NELSON HARDWARE COMPANY-Baker  Street���Wholesale dealers in paints, oils,  and brashes of all kinds. Largest stock iu  Kootenay.   POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE.  HAMILTON   POWDER  COMPANY-Baker  street, Nclsou.-rnaniifacturcrsof dytiauute,  sporting, slumping and black blasting powders,  wholesale dealers in caps and fuse, and electrics ~  blasting apparatus.   SASH AND DOORS.   "    ,  NELSON SAW AND PLANING MILLS,  LIMITED-Coruer Front and Hall streets,  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale dealera  in sash and doors; all kinds of factory work made  to order. >  TENTS   AND   AWNINGS.  NELSON TENT AND AWNING FXCTOIIY-  Bakcr street, Nelson. Manufacturers of all  kinds of tents, aunmgs, and canvas goods.  P. O. Box 7ti.   Theo. Madfaon, proprietor.   WINES'AND CIGARS.    ���  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMITED���Corner Front and Hall Btreots, Nelson, wholesale dealers in wines (case and bulk}  and domestic and imported cigars. -  " ENaiNEERd  CHARLES PARKER���Mining and milling engineer.   West Baker Mrect,-NuNoci.  7&  PEATEENAL   SOCIETIES.  NELSON LODGE. NO. 23, A. F. & A. M.  Meets second Wednesday In each month.  Sojourning brethren invited.  XT NIGHTS OF PYTHIAS^-Nelfon Lodge, Nor  ���"- %S, Knlghu of Pythias, meets in I. O. O. V.  Hall, corner Bakor and Kootenay streets, ovory  Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock. Visiting Knights  cordially invited to attend. R. G, Joj". K. of K.  &S,   Leonard Scot t, C. C.  N1  ���ELSON L. O. L., No. 1C92, meets in I. O. O. F.  Hall, corner Baker and Kootenay streots,  lab and 3rd Friday of each month. Visiting  brethern cordially invited. R. Robinson, W, M.  W. Cmwford^Kocoiding-SecrrUry.   ____    ___  __  ���^TKLSON jERIE, Number 22, Fraternal Order  ���l-" of Eagles, moots every second and fourth  Wednesday incach month in Fraternity Tlall.  Visiting brethren welcome. XV. Gosnell, Presi  dent.   Charles Prosser, Secretary,  TRADES UNIONS.  ���RJKLSON MINERS' UNION NO. OB. XV. V. of  A�� M.���MootH iti minora' union roomn, noith.  efthtcorner Victoria and Kootenny stieut-s, every  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. Visiting members welcome, M. lt. Mon .tit, PiebideiiU J.tmes  Wilkes, Secretary.   '    NELSON PAINTERS' UNION-TIio regular  meeting of the Pninlut-H Union is held  every Wednesday evening,, ut 7.30, in the Painters' Union hall, behind tnoCSniko hotel. T. O.  Bkatbo, president.   Alfred Turner, secrutjir?.   TRADES AND LABOR CO UNCI L The rcgiT-  lar meetings ot tho Nelson Trades and Labor  Council -*vill beheld in Uie minors' union hall,  corner of Victoria and Kootenay streets, on Uio  first and third Thursday of each month, at  7.30 p.m. G. J. Thorpe. President, J.H.M.ithe-  Bon, Secretary. - .  THE regular meetings of tho Carpenters' Union  are held on Wednesday evening of each  week, at 7 o'clock, in the Miners' lunon hall corner Victoria and Kootenay streets. R. Itobin-  M)ii, President.   J.imca Colling, Secretary.  BTrUKHS' UNION/- Xelson Union. Xo. UK. of  the International Jouuic} turn Barber's t/n-  fon of America, meet* over} !ir��t and thiid Moji-  da\ of each month i" Minors Union Hall, corner  of Victoria and Kootenaj stn-eK at p.m.  t.harp. Visiting brothers tonlialiy ittwteil to  attend. J. 11. Matlieson, PicsidetiL W. S. Bcl-  vilic, Scciotary,  LAHOU'TIW UNION.-Nelson Laborers' Protective Union. No. SI'.'l, A !���'. of J... meetsiu  Miners' Union Hall, cornet of Victoria  and Koot<?inij sticets, on the flr.-t and third Monday of ciicit month, at 8 p.m shaip. Visiting  membois of tho American Federation cordially  iiiviUhI to attend. John Mullen, President.  Per^Sl^cUoiiLfcccrelarj._   G" loAll MAKERS' UNION meets 1st Tuesday  in every mouth ut the W. V. M. hall.    Exec  utno lio.vrd meets e\cry Saturday.  BRICKLAYERS AND MA^OVS7 UNION.  Tiie Bucklajers und Masons' International  Union Nn 3 of Nelson meets mjcoiuI and fourth  Tuesday s in euch mouth at Miner*.' Union ball  J. W. Ktchor, pi (Widen t; Joseph Clark, recording  and corrswponaing secretary. S3E^3 -_-~t THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B. C, MONDAY MAY 21   1900  Rubber Gloves  FOR WOMEN AND MEN  The proper thing for spring house-  cleaning and gardening  Furniture Polish  To make your Furniture look as good  as new, try our  "FRENCH FURNITURE POLISH."  W. R Teetzel & Co.  Victoria Block, Corner Baker and Josephine Streets  DRUGS AND ASSAYERS' SUPPLIES  &  Xit  Hi  Ui  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  Hi  Ui  iti  ^'S_['Si.-'_"Si'^"n"S_"m'_Z-'^"S.'  5f?e....  U/<  e  Bells  Ui  % of J"1)*  xti  ui soon be  Hi ���  Ui  iti  win  rir)d>\T)Kl  Ui  xti  Hi  Hi  iti  Hi  xti  xti  xti  - ttzzxsixizzzxzxzxmixxrxzzxxzzzxzzixzmzxjazzzzxzzf  This will mean an increased demand for high-class jewelry, and  we have prepared for it.  We are offering the best  values in Kootenay in suitable Wedding" Presents.  Nelson, B. C.  Jacob Dover  The Jeweler  Hi  xti  Hi  Hi  iti  Ui  iti  iti  Vs  ijky.^.^.^'a,a',S"S'TB'T8',S"S        tf'tf'tf"^"8'"^'^'^'^''^'^'^  ���jS?9-0_f-7S-0-_9-0-0-0-0-0-0        ��?:*��.��� ��PS.��-^.'5"C��<5'���'"8T.5k  Oup Clearance  of Dry Goods  Sale  is" sold.    Linen for skirts  Dress  Duck, regular 20c  is still on and will be continued until ali  at 10, 15, and 20 cents per yard ; White  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.  O'REILLV'S  PRIZE CONTEST  We will give'1 a Ladies' Tailor-made Suit, valued at $15, to the  first person answering the following problem correctly, by letter:  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 -houserand  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 & OO.  Houston Block      Dry Goods Merchants      Baker Street  IT IS WELL x-,0 ,iro tiie Iclitlcii in cirrrlDK die choices!  and lx-sl ffiiulis cf Tc.ii iithI Cotlcus. Thii fact luis been  (lioiouiflilj jji'oxuii by thu public .ippreeidtion of the same,  xx Inch lifts eauncd '��<ir sale to increase in the above lines  fullj iV) pci'Lunt. To Uiomj xxlio Imxc no! (nul our lu.ideiN  xxi'jiiu .ilxx.vxh iilo.i^cd to jiiibinit vmtiplis, affor xxlurh jou  mimMv ste flint x on li.uo buaii7i.ij.liK the Millie foi iifnirtiulo  wltitli timid m;t fora nioiiient tieu>��uya>ed xx'ithit. Wemc  miiu lo i��k'.is<' .xoit, .!���. our slock K (omjilcteand tliebcst Iiml  lllOIICJ CIJ1 bu v.        _________���___���  e western me  BAICKK faTRKKT. NKLSON, B. C.  mm  m   e  A large consignment of the latest  styles of hats, union and custom  made.   Clothing  for bargains  at  BAKER STREET,  a   a  NELSON.  MAO  CLOTHING   HOUSE.  CITY LOCAL NEWS  The mill for the Venus  mine lias  been delayed in transit and will not leax'o .San  I'Yitiicisuo until today. '1 be outfit is expected  here on the 21th instant. At I hat date the build-  iiiK-H at the mine will be ready for the machinery,  a double force of men bcintj at work this week.  The xx-ajjon road in beiiifj grubbed out and xvill b_  completed xx'ilhin n short time.  Manager C. A. Waterman had his  ball players out yesterday afternoon, and a lively  practice took place on the recreation grounds.  Teams wore chosen as folloxvs : Heavy Hitters���  Horron c. Veelands p, Eacritt 2b, Hockenlleld ss,  l'hair If, McColl rf. Wilson lb, Kuieison ab. Mills  cf; Kast Kielders���Blackburn c, Partridge u.  Waters 3b, Montgomery rf, Beaton If, Smith lb,  Cross 2b, Mallette ss, and Billy Toxvlcs umpire.  The piimary object of the game was to xx-ork out  the boys on fielding ancl throwing, and from this  point of view it was a great success. The regular team players were in good form and should  give their opponents at Kn��Io a great game.  Preparations are  being made to  ooiiimoiice the stone foundation of the ICirkpat-  riok-WJl-'on-OJejiieiit.s- block. An excavation luvt  been made af the corner of the silo lo del ermine  the nature of the subsoil, and it has developed  that (he material is sand with heavy soakage  from the creek. It xvill be necessary to go considerably loxver or take other means for securing  a perfectly solid fou ndation.  The stair of men on the Balfour  ex'ension has beon reduced considerably over 5(1  per cent during the past foxv days through x-ari-  ous subcontractors finishing their sections and  laying off laborers. The total stair today xvill not.  exceed 100 men, and this number will be reduced  from day to day as the 'xx-ork progresses. The  Balfour xvork establishes a new record for celerity in railroad building in this province.  The squalls on the lake Saturday  were unusually violent and treacherous. Several  pleasure parties had narrow escapes, and it is reported that two men wero capsized and only  gained the shore after a hard struggle. A heavy  ���fiuall blew up.xe-tcidayaftoinoon, but no accidents are leportcd.  Boi'deau, the French miner from  Vinn. xxulprnbablj loax e this xxeek.  His limbs aia out of splints and tlio fiaclmes  baxc muled most satisfactory. Bjuleau's aims,  left leg and colliu bono xxcre broken through a  fall down the Ynur shaft. c  Robert Charles, a miner recently  cmplojed at the Venus mine, died of tjphoid the Kootenay Lake hospital on Saturday. The funeial xx ill lake place this afternoon  at 2 30 o'clock fiom the ievidence of James Do  heitj, Hume Addition. Kiicnds and acquaintances xx ill kindly accept this intimation.  Qxvong Kay, the Chinese cook on  thcMojie, xx as duly married lo Ah Gee on butur-  daj morning by How II. b. Akehurst. This is  the second Chinese marriage that has token  placpm Nelson. Both xx'cie fcolemni/ed bx Mr.  Akchitisl.  The biograph company wiil give  their Hist roi foi mance in the opera house this  evening. They gix'o an excellent show, and their  pictures are leputcd fii it-class. The latter include four scenes of tho South African, pic-  tuies of the tii>t and second Canadian contingents, poi lraitb of the pope, lending generals and  scones of patriotic and general iniuiest. A h>o-  cnl niatiivc for school child] cn will be given on  Wednesday tftemoon nt I (('clock Owen A.  Simly xx id route l,i, celebrated poem, "Britisher  and Boer, nnd xvill gixe  sketches. Half of thcuetpiocewls sue gi\on to  tl,e Patriotic Fund, s>o every one should turn out.  JFtev.  William Munroe,  the new  Congiegatioii'ii pastoi. made his initial appearance in a Xelson pulpit last night at the Baptist  church. The pastor, Kcx. Air. White introduced  Air. jMunioe in cordial terms, commending him  to tho good xx ill of the cifi/eiiH of Nelson. The  nexvcleigjman delixeied an. iiiteiesting and m-  'tructixe sermon, cieatmg a mo,st faxoiable impression,   A largo congregation vas piosrnt.  The   adjourned meeting   of  the  boaid of tiade takes pl.icc foiiiglit. The docket  of business contains a number of items of interest, anion;? them being a jecomnjondafion from  the council of the boaid in u'gaid to improving  the (il j s petal facilities, lt is felt by the iiicni-  bei j that thiscitj has not tin adequate Sunday  toixico, and then iccontmcndation touches on  the advisability of a postal car being put on  betxxcflii iiunmoie and Xclcon, imd an cit'ectix c  Sunday ni.iil to tho Ccisl,        '  W. Go&nell, president of JSTelson  Aenc No 22 of Uio 1' Older of Kagles,  left last nujlitfor VanCoiixer to ilttewl the in.-ct-  mgof IheUrand Lodge theie JVli*. Uosnell xxjU  he away about a xxeek or ten d.ij s,  AV. N.  Rolfe lias gone over  fco  Gnat Kixei'distncl lo dodo'elopment woik on a  gioup of claims in vhich ho is inldiested. He  e\peels to be gone from thiye lo four mouths.  The regular meeting of the Car-  nonleis Union vx ill bo held on AVednesday exvii-  ingatSoVlock in Minus' Union ha!!, ltisde-  sned jhmovoi v momlior of the union bo pie>ant,  ���is business of impnit<iiioc is to ho transacted.  JJoatiiig parties which_go as far  down'he lixei as .Selous' point xxill be xxj-eif  they obserx'c tl,e dangoi xxariung placed there by  the provincial aulhonlics ahoie the xx.iter ts  s.ifo, bul once aiound the corner the cunent be-  gnih to incre<i*>3 and at , the mouth of Urohuian  cicck tiie uxor is running very rapid!}. JS'one  but sliongand skillful oaismcn or paddleia could  ax old being Gviried into the :apids.  The arrangements for the reception of cifi/ensat ihe general hospital arc noxx  complete and the affair primuses to he a pleasing  i unction. The fipnntuie is metalled in tho win as  ofl!ioii��w (xing, xxh|cli pienpiifs an attractive  appearance. Tho heds .irool the (Julo patten),  spccnilix designed for nospidil ino. Iho xxa ds,  containing moie than one bed. aie supplied xvilh  hmidsomu hcicons by nianns of xxliJch somi-  pnx'uci tan he secured for a patient The  piiv.ite xx'iiidt. have br ght coloied cftipets, i ugs,  etc, xxhith gix'ts tiiem a mil iicuJutlF homeliko  appuaiaiico. The i it option toiuonoxv opoiisat.l  oV.Iock and f itt/eiH ��ill ho made xxcicopio,  The show at the opera house on  hatiudn.x nigh), appropriately named tiie Hitter  Atonement, xxoiihl not be inetitioiicd ut all in  these columns xxcre it tint to enter a protest  against such wiajh being booked hoio at all.  Mripagor Anii'ibles (list dulj is to tho Nelson  public thai palroni/es Ids theater, und hosiiotild  protect Ihem .igainsi Mich rank piodiu tIon�� as ot .Sntuiday nUht If lie does not, ho xxiil  soon not bo able to get any aiiriicii('u�� at all.  At the Hapcibt church last night  Kex. J. Collet White. M A., auroiincod that on  Suiidaj m^ht ncx.t he would dclix'cr a special  sermon making H'fcionce to the Oiiccn's birtb-  dux and theappioiii>hiug pioxinnial olection.  In  lcfcrence   yesterday   to   the  cnanges made bj couferoncc ln��t xxeek, Rox%  John Itob'on, pastor ot tho Alcilindistcnuich,  bespokea xxiuin xxelcome and coidia! co-opei-  alinn tor his siscccs-oi, Hex'. John White, of  Clnllixxack, xx ho hid, lie s,u't{, occupied atuimber  of important charges and cniojed tho reputation  of being an earnest and snoee:*rul Christian  xvorkor.  R, MeLeod Cameron of New York,  arrived in Nelson last night, coining up from  San Francisco. Mr. On moron is knoxvn to all the  old timers in Nelson, lie came here in the summer of IS!)!, intending to remain a short, lime,  and remained six months. v\ Idle here he invested largely in real estate, al! of which lie still  holds, ASr. Ounorois xvil! remain a few days, and  every old timer will see to it that his stay is mado  a pleasant one.  The entries of local eraft isi the  vaeht race on Thursday at Kaslo have narroxved  cjown to the Alvth and Aslley's noxv skimmer,  which lie lias Hiimed "BoIh." 11 is generally believed that none of tho Kaslo boa's will be  dangerous rivals to Uicmi craft, and hilling nidi  arc already makinsr jkioIs on tho 4rial. The race  between (he two Nelson' boats will he iv&tchftl  xvilh keen interest, and additional zest is added  by the fact that it xvill be Bobs' first race. The  course is twice around a six inilo triangular  course, two miles on each leg. The yachts xvill  be lowed to Kaslo by the tug Hercules tomorrow  or Wednesday.  This is pay day for the men on  tlio Balfour extension, and the April pay roll is  being distributed. Tho xvages for the month  aggregated about $"0,000, but. over half of this  amount xx-as drawn bv the men before the regular  pay day.  A. Elliott, of Brantford, Ontario,  is expected in the city shortly to go into tho proposition of establishing a factory in Nelson for  llio purpOFc uf manufacturing xvoollen goods. He  visited this district last summer and at that time  xx-as favorably impressed with the prospects for  establishing the industry in the ICoolenay. Since  then Air. JxJliott has been figuring on the scheme,  and has xvritten citizens here for information on  various points.  The Nelson company of the uniformed rank Knights of Pythias expect to go to  Kaslo on Thursday about 2;i strong. Captain  .lack Malone and lieutenants Charles ilillyer and  Chiulcs Prosser xvill be in command. Colonel  Porter xvill also accompany the corps.  The   residence   of   T.   A.   Gray,  Silica sticet, has been quarantined by the health  olllcer oxving to tho presence of a case of scarlet  fever.   Dr. p   ���   -- -  ca'.e.  ESTABLISHED 1892  ��L   BYERS  &  HARDWARE  CO.  ESTABLISHED 1892  Garden, Mill,  Steamjand  Hose.  Suction  A. McLennan is in charge of tho  HOTEL ABBIVALS.  At the PirAii?.���Mrs. Bullman, Winnipeg; J.  Coxxdry, Blaclood; Airs. AlcLaughlin and daughters, Noxv York; C. Estmere. Kimberley; A. J.  AIoMnlleii. G. Halford, Rossland; A. V. Watts,  Loudon, Kng.; Whitney Palache, San Francisco;  W, .1. Hceves. Chicago; li. AI. Cameron, New  York: J. Whcatley, Montreal; W. C. Mackenzie,  Vancoux'cr.  at tiik .Hi'MK.���J. Taylor, J. Dunbar, Alon-  lrcal;C. Camp, Field; L. If. Allison. Athabasca  Mine; I). Ix'. Matheson. Toronto; Ralph .Smith,  W. Woodman, ,1. II. Haxvthornoxvaite, .Vanaimo.  AT tiik Qukkn's���W, Henderson and xvi/e,  Kootenay river; Aliss Henderson, Kootenay  river: It. K. WiUic'Craubrook; O. King, Moyie;  W. McLennan, Procter; I). A. liankin. Procter;  .!. AlcBurney. Cranbrook; C. H. Fletcher, Armstrong; S.K. Ale Kay, Fort Steele.  AT tiik Gij.xnd Oentkai..���J. Kirk, Kdmonton;  C. IS Hartley, Wetaskixvin. Alta.; V. P. Drummond, Salmo; il. Parker, Brooklyn; .). Burden,  Selkirk, Alan.; A. Ty lor,-Now Westminster: A.  H. Jonas, London, Kngland.  Two Mines Wprking !N ear Erie.  At the Arlington mine, which is  located a short distance west of  Erie, in Ymir district, operations  are retarded by a breakdown in the  plant. The boiler is leaking badly  and the air compressor is in need of  repairs. The incline shaft is partly  filled wifch water, but on Wednesday it was expected that the shaft  would be tapped by the tunnel that  is being driven from the south.  When the connection is made the  mine will be worked through the  tunnel, and all the power will be  utilized to run the machine drills.  At the Canadian King, which adjoins the Arlington, and which <\s  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���Truax Ore Cars, tiianl. Poxvder.'and Alct-  ropolitaii Fuse, etc.  H. BYERS & CO.  NKLSON  KA3LO  SANDON  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Wanted���a young girl for light  hoiifcexx oik.   Apply corner Carbonate and Cedar  btlCCIs.  To   rent���five-roomed   furnished  house, xxith piano, on AIill street, three houses  west of Ced.u. App > at tho premises in the  morning.  Wanted���position   as*    a    wire  splicer. Understands (he care of trainxxaxs.  Able io take full care of tiaiiiwajs-anil men. Un��  rieisrandsall kinds of rigging xxork. Apply to V.  XV. Brock, lock box i8, Gpm, Idaho.  A good opportunity for man and  Vi ifc. Home and good paj ing bu&ine'-s. Capital  )ieccs��,n y��3t)0.   Apply w. Jtu-Ii, Posloflke.  Wan and wife wants to manage,  tent, or leaso'liotel or hoarding house anj xxhcie.  Full} competent and reliable. Addicsa Airs.  Hadley, Post Otlice.  Gardening���Employment wanted  by a prax-tical man. Itesidcntial groundsiaidout,  etc.   Address, W. W, \\ iison, .Nelson  Wan ted���Position as stenographer and typexxritcr bv lady of experience���He  leicnccs jvoobiect 1011% to going out of city. Address Stenographer, Ti ibinio.  For sale���Black Minorca eggs for  hatching, $2.00 per Sitting.   Bo\ GS3. Nelson.  Hack   calls left ^at   the   Pacific  Transfer bain on Vei 11011 street. Telephone  call 35.  For Sale.��� One-third interest in  Alineial Claim noar Ymir. for Slfx), money to he  expended in development. Apply to Alex  Stewart, Turrqr & Boockh block, Nekou.  For sale--the north half of bloek  100. Nelson.  Address P. 0. Box 312, NYUon.  Spot cash ^paid for second-hand  good.<s of all kinds at the Nrelion Bazaar, Malone  & Tregillus block.        >,'  Houses furnished with new and  second-hand furniture, or mixed ncwimdcecond-  hand furnituiv, on the installment plan, by the"  NeKon lia/aar, Malono & Tregillus block.  G. A.^PROULX ..  GENEBAL MEBCHANT  LARDO, B. C.  Ilax'itiK huilj, a nexx'stoic and received a noxx  stock ot goods, 1 am m a position to outlit till  piospcctoi s goinj; into tho Luitfo-Wiinciin countr.x  ah cheap as any ineichant in Kiu-lo or Nelson.  Hi ly Haley is nlxxa.xsaf Lardo xvilh nnliiiulti, and  is leady to undertake any freighting that ma} I e  olieicd hint.   Giro me a tilui.  DR. ALEX FORIN  Oii-'ci;1   lloi'srox Uuhk.  on the same vein, everything is  running along in good shape. Trial  carload shipments have been made  from these mines. Both are favorably situated for economical working. About thirty-five men are  employed at present.  Salvation Army Funeral.  The remains of the'infantf daughter of A. Maslouka were laid to rest  in the Union cemetery yesterday  with Salvation Army honors. The  sad fatality by which the child's  life was cut off elicited widespread  sympathy, and the obsequies were  witnessed by scores of citizens. At  2.30 o'clock the army corps paraded  to the bereaved home, and then  marched with the little casket to  the cemetery, where interment was  made. Along the line of march the  band, under the direction of conductor Frost, rendered the solemn  Army Dead March. At the house  and grave touching services were  led by captain Haas, lieutenant  Johnson and sergeant-major Mrs.  Frost, u Service was also held at  the barracks by tho ofiicers. The  pallbearers were soldiers Munroe,  Blosson, Thompson and Holden.  Ymir is All Hight.  No town in the province has a  better prospect of continued prosperity than Ymir. There are hundreds of good showings within ten  miles, and many of them are beyond the prospect stage. The  largest stamp mill in the province  is situated only five miles distant,  and it has behind it a mine that  can supply it with ore for many  years. Within three miles is another equally good mine, once its  affairs are straightened out. There  are a dozen others on which large  sums have been expended.  Charged with Evading License.  Thomas Morley of Nelson, a traveler for the Thomson' Stationery  Compauy, was before magistrate  Boultbee Friday on a charge of  ^soliciting orders for goods not manufactured in the city when he had  no traders' license from the eity.  In defence he claimed that his company was incorporated under provincial law, paid a license to the  government and was therefore exempt from any further license to  be paid the city. A decision was  deferred till Wednesday.���Rossland  Record.  LABOR MEETING  TONIGHT  IN   FI DELXTY HALL  ADDRESSKS BV  Refrigerators  Prices from $10 to $30  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  iti  Ui  iti  iti  Ui  iti  Ui  Ui  iti  Ui  iti  iti  Ui  Ui  iti  185 Baker Street.  Telephone 10.  KIRKPATRICK  &  WILSON.  for  We have removed our place of business  the next few months to the old Burns  shop, next to the Nelson Hotel, where we  hope to see all our old customers and many  new ones.   Give us a call.  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  iti   Telephone 10  vW4  . '���w *^fi ��^�� "*0 ��������? -^S ^^ -^S -^P **m ^m ^"��  **7_W'0'0't*'0^'0.0'gS>-0-0-0  185 Baker Street  ^���<m-^-_Z'<_Z''_i'_x.''_t'_i.''_t"'_t'4^  xti  iti  xti  Xti  Xti  Xti  Hi  Hi  iti  iti  Ui  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  xti  iti  m  w  mi  'pm   *��&f_.  mmm%  Some Plain Pacts  About Clothing  #  ��  J.  H  William Woodman  AM��  f|awt)|ornew)iait0  THK LABOR IKADEKS  OK THK PROVINCE   .  W CHAiR WILL eg J.mji AT 8:30  We are now showing the finest stock of Spring  and Summer Suits in NeJson. 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 oifer-  ed elsewhere at much higher prices. The fabrics  are the best in the market We lead all others  for values in  ���Gents' Furnishings  Hats and Caps  Boots and Shoes  m  m  - m  We know that our values cannot be equalled hy %  any other house in Nelson. We are so sure of ��  this that we will give money back if it cannot be ^  proven. #  m  e Want Your Job of Plui  Opposite Postoffice  GET YOU.1!  CHANDELIERS  WIRED FOR  NO MATCHES REQUIRED, ALWAYS READY  a _p& a ���  f(ooteqay Electric SnppiyJ  Construction Go.  JOSEPHINE STREET NELSON  Headquarters ftp Portland Cement, Fire Briefcs,  Fire Clay, American Cumberland Coal [Bfacksmithsj  B. P. BITMT & m., UL, ��ria  Special quotations given for carload lota  '   ���" GRAY, P._0. Box 681, Nelson. B. C.  A. B  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 376.  HOUSTON BLOCK.  D.  Telephone 101.  Kootenay Agent  Lethbridge Gait Goal  Tho best value tor the money in tho market  for all purposes.  terms cash     W. P. TraaiNEy, (laneral Aifenb  Mepfaoae US.   Office with C. P. J. CbHsMe.  A. R. BAJ8R0W, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  S\  Corner Victoria and Kootenny Streets.  TELEPHONE NO, 33  P. &. Box 569.  I


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